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Bill HowertonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1949-1952 MLB Years: 1949-1952
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PositionsOF-178, 3B-5Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWilliam Ray Howerton
Height5-11Weight185BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 12,1921PlaceLompoc,California
Death DateDecember 18,2001 [80.006]
CollegeSt. Mary's College of California (Moraga,CA)
MLB DebutSeptember 11,1949 [27.273]
OrganizationsSLN [3] PIT [2] NY1 [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID13057Retrosheet IDhoweb101MLBAM ID116233
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed34Power83Contact80XBH88RBIs55Runs46Hitting63Durability40Team.491Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1949St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln36of27913141001000200000.308.308.385.6935113.364.077.077.3190.0015.380.000.000.0025.00
1950St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln36of281103135088208105900476004003.281.375.492.86715438364.321.211.361.39112.9116.481.282.7531.3043.18
1951St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln36of2924651017411401101200002.262.360.400.76026675.308.138.277.35513.3316.001.201.3365.0035.29
1951Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit8of29802192960122113710264401009.274.351.498.84910925246.299.224.347.38410.5717.891.694.4719.9141.67
1951Totals for NL-NL         10428439771631241113656010011.271.353.475.82813531321.301.204.331.37711.2117.451.563.7423.6740.26
1952Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit8of301325381104006500001.320.452.440.89211231.400.120.360.41719.3516.130.830.000.0025.00
1952New York GiantsNLMLBny18of301115211001003200000.067.222.133.3552118.077.066.267.19416.6711.110.670.000.00100.00
1952Totals for NL-NL         2440592105009700001.225.367.325.69213349.273.100.325.33518.3714.290.780.000.0033.33
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter247650951783912221061192125050015.274.364.472.83630773747.310.198.340.00012.3216.731.362.9529.5541.01
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter14339161109259116401577404005.279.371.473.84418545452.320.194.338.00012.6116.371.302.4335.5541.28
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter9324432681331141103249010010.279.362.492.85412027277.310.213.348.00011.5517.691.533.9722.1839.71
New York Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1115211001003200000.067.222.133.3552118.077.066.267.00016.6711.110.670.000.00100.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162426621172681470116082030010.274.364.472.83620148490.310.198.340.00012.3216.731.362.9529.5541.01

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1949St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27OF6--9-1-109.9001.50------966.73.9
1950St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28OF94--18326-191185.9691.97------11085.561.4
1951Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29OF53--9335-10196.9501.81------8066.334.4
1951St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29OF17--352213937.9492.18------2470.811.0
1951Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit293B4--251-87.8751.75------805.02.6
1952Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30OF5--9-1-109.9001.80------1338.53.2
1952New York GiantsNLMLBny130OF3--6---661.0002.00------1127.31.9
1952Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit303B1---12-31.3331.00------137.70.6
MLB Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF178--3357151357342.9581.92------1780.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B5--263-118.7271.60------50.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1949St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27---------6-
1950St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28---------94-
1951Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29-----4---53-
1951St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29---------17-
1952Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30-----1---5-
1952New York GiantsNLMLBny130---------3-

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1952-05-07Claimed on waivers by Giants from Pirates. 
1951-06-15TradeTraded by Cardinals with Dick Cole, Joe Garagiola, Ted Wilks and Howie Pollet to Pirates for Wally Westlake and Cliff Chambers. 
1943-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
* 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.