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Billy HitchcockTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1942-1953 MLB Years: 1942-1953
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Positions3B-240, 2B-201, SS-142, 1B-48Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWilliam Clyde Hitchcock
Height6-1Weight185BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 31,1916PlaceInverness,Alabama
Death DateApril 9,2006 [89.252]
High SchoolUnion Springs (Union Springs,AL)
CollegeAuburn University (Auburn,AL)
MLB DebutApril 14,1942 [25.257]
OrganizationsDET [3] PHA [3] BOS [2] SLA [1] WS1 [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID12848Retrosheet IDhitcb101MLBAM ID115983
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed61Power30Contact45XBH30RBIs35Runs50Hitting53Durability51Team.489Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1942Detroit TigersALMLBdet7ss258528027598102922262113008.211.280.246.526699310.228.035.129.2608.396.770.810.000.0015.25
1946Detroit TigersALMLBdet232b2933000000001000000.000.250.000.250004.000.000.333.18225.000.000.000.000.000.00
1946Washington Senators IALMLBws127,55ss-3b2998354277583025242652140010.212.268.251.5198911385.248.039.107.2526.7513.512.000.000.0014.67
1946Totals for AL-AL         101357277583025242752140010.210.268.249.5178911389.246.039.109.2516.9413.371.930.000.0014.67
1947St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla22b308027525612212830213406000.222.277.255.532705302.250.033.120.2576.9511.261.620.33275.008.20
1948Boston Red SoxALMLBbos113b-2b3149124153732120007912004.298.341.379.720476134.316.081.137.3385.226.721.290.75124.0016.22
1949Boston Red SoxALMLBbos111b32551472230610923171115007.204.291.259.550387170.221.055.163.27110.006.470.650.000.0023.33
1950Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha11,412b3311539935109225154314532030030.273.347.361.70814428447.295.088.206.33210.077.160.710.22399.0025.69
1951Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha113b-2b3477222276810413620212324002.306.371.401.7728915249.338.095.198.3608.439.241.100.40222.0022.06
1952Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha113b351194074510084156113945410008.246.318.292.61011913460.274.046.143.2938.489.781.150.22407.0013.00
1953Detroit TigersALMLBdet173b362238880000003300004.211.268.211.4798041.229.000.079.2337.327.321.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter703224923154767225257151120623010370073.243.310.299.609673942502.269.056.149.0008.239.191.120.20449.8017.18
Philadelphia Athletics Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter311102810727740133146621051006170040.269.341.342.683352561156.296.073.179.0009.088.650.950.26342.6720.22
Washington Senators I Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter98354277583025242652140010.212.268.251.5198911385.248.039.107.0006.7513.512.000.000.0014.67
Detroit Tigers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter110321356781029223024130012.209.278.240.518779355.226.031.125.0008.456.760.800.000.0013.43
St. Louis Browns Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter8027525612212830213406000.222.277.255.532705302.250.033.120.0006.9511.261.620.33275.008.20
Boston Red Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter104271376793129232420270011.247.313.314.6278513304.264.067.151.0007.896.580.830.33271.0019.40
Average MLB - Per 162 games16251853126155159334753290017.243.310.299.60915522577.269.056.149.0008.239.191.120.20449.8017.18

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1942Detroit TigersALMLBdet25SS80--1571992139377356.9444.45------8594.151.9
1942Detroit TigersALMLBdet253B1---------------851.20.6
1946Washington Senators IALMLBws129SS53--112142927263254.9664.79------9854.134.4
1946Washington Senators IALMLBws1293B46--5387127152140.9213.04------9846.929.9
1946Detroit TigersALMLBdet292B1--12--331.0003.00------333.30.6
1947St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla302B46--127127631260254.9775.52------8057.529.9
1947St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla303B17--2542557267.9313.94------8021.311.0
1947St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla30SS7--1219153231.9694.43------808.84.5
1947St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla301B5--452244947.9599.40------806.33.2
1948Boston Red SoxALMLBbos312B15--31474128278.9515.20------4930.69.7
1948Boston Red SoxALMLBbos313B15--2335-358581.0003.87------4930.69.7
1949Boston Red SoxALMLBbos321B29--25615228273271.9939.34------5552.718.8
1949Boston Red SoxALMLBbos322B8--2115153736.9734.50------5514.55.2
1950Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha332B107--29731921105637616.9675.76------11593.069.5
1950Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha33SS1--2-1-32.6672.00------1150.90.6
1951Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha343B45--45991114155144.9293.20------7758.429.2
1951Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha342B23--475131610198.9704.26------7729.914.9
1951Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha341B1--8--1881.0008.00------771.30.6
1952Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha353B104--1052222026347327.9423.14------11987.467.5
1952Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha351B13--971328112110.9828.46------11910.98.4
1953Detroit TigersALMLBdet363B12--917212826.9292.17------2254.57.8
1953Detroit TigersALMLBdet362B1---------------224.50.6
1953Detroit TigersALMLBdet36SS1--11-1221.0002.00------224.50.6
MLB Totals for 3B - 7 season(s)-   3B240--2605025056812762.9383.18------2400.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 7 season(s)-   2B201--5245613516911201085.9695.40------2010.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 5 season(s)-   SS142--2843613272677645.9534.54------1420.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B48--40630641442436.9869.08------480.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1942Detroit TigersALMLBdet25----801-----
1946Washington Senators IALMLBws129----5346-----
1946Detroit TigersALMLBdet29---1-------
1947St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla30--546717-----
1948Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31---15-15-----
1949Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32--298-------
1950Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha33---1071------
1951Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha34--123-45-----
1952Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha35--13--104-----
1953Detroit TigersALMLBdet36---1112-----

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1955Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet38Third Base Coach1547975.51317.05Bucky Harris
1956Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet39Third Base Coach1548272.53215.05Bucky Harris
1957Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet40Third Base Coach1547876.50620.05Jack Tighe
1958Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet41Third Base Coach1547777.50015.05Jack Tighe,Bill Norman
1959Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet42Third Base Coach1547678.49418.04Bill Norman,Jimmy Dykes
1960Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet43Manager1547183.46126.06 
1960Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet43Third Base Coach1547183.46126.06Joe Gordon,Billy Hitchcock,Jimmy Dykes
1962Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal45Manager1627785.47519.04 
1963Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal46Manager1628676.53118.54 
1966Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl49Assistant Coach1628577.52510.03Billy Hitchcock,Bobby Bragan
1966Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl49Manager1628577.52510.03 
1967Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl50Manager1627785.47524.56 
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1953-10-13Released by Tigers. 
1953-01-29TradeTraded by Athletics to Tigers for Don Kolloway. 
1949-10-08TradeTraded by Red Sox to Athletics for Buddy Rosar. 
1947-11-18TradeTraded by Browns with Ellis Kinder to Red Sox for Bill Sommers, Clem Dreisewerd, Sam Dente and Cash. 
1947-02-08Purchased by Browns from Senators. 
1946-05-16Purchased by Senators from Tigers. 
1941-09-08Purchased by Tigers from Yankees. 
1939-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.