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Billy HunterTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1953-1958 MLB Years: 1953-1958
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PositionsSS-528, 2B-72, 3B-24Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameGordon William Hunter
Height6-0Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJune 4,1928 [89.321]PlacePunxsutawney,Pennsylvania
CollegeIndiana University of Pennsylvania (Indiana,PA)
MLB DebutApril 14,1953 [24.314]
OrganizationsKC1 [2] NYA [2] BAL [1] CLE [1] SLA [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID13138Retrosheet IDhuntb105MLBAM ID116331
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Player Notes:   Inducted into Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame in 1996
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed73Power42Contact62XBH52RBIs41Runs46Hitting44Durability68Team.474Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1953St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla6ss25154567501241811373124452110012.219.253.259.51214720604.236.040.086.2393.977.451.880.17567.0016.13
1954Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal6ss2612541128100952275421382134014.243.281.304.58512516451.261.061.114.2714.668.431.810.44205.5016.00
1955New York YankeesALMLBnya20ss279825514587132092151808127.227.269.298.5677611279.234.071.157.2575.386.451.201.0885.0018.97
1956New York YankeesALMLBnya20ss28397582134011012402003.280.299.427.72632779.296.147.160.3182.535.062.000.000.0033.33
1957Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc112b-ss29116319396110482912274337325.191.259.323.58210322359.196.132.213.2617.5211.981.592.2339.8836.07
1958Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc11ss-2b3022586911211115703001.155.222.310.53218466.143.155.241.2407.5810.611.403.0329.0044.44
1958Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle7ss307619021371020941173715113.195.263.268.5315112214.240.073.179.2437.9417.292.180.000.0032.43
1958Totals for AL-AL         98248274611322052224418114.185.254.278.5326916280.217.093.194.2437.8615.712.000.71124.0034.78
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter630187516641058181614423121111928499545.219.264.294.558552922052.235.075.141.0005.419.361.730.78117.1922.44
St. Louis Browns Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter154567501241811373124452110012.219.253.259.51214720604.236.040.086.0003.977.451.880.17567.0016.13
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12541128100952275421382134014.243.281.304.58512516451.261.061.114.0004.668.431.810.44205.5016.00
Kansas City Athletics Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter13837745701151040233250310326.186.253.321.57412126425.188.135.218.0007.5311.761.562.3537.7037.14
New York Yankees Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter13733022791053319317220101210.239.276.327.60310818358.248.088.158.0004.756.151.290.84110.0022.78
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7619021371020941173715113.195.263.268.5315112214.240.073.179.0007.9417.292.180.000.0032.43
Average MLB - Per 162 games162482431051554376329492132112.219.264.294.55814224528.235.075.141.0005.419.361.730.78117.1922.44

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1953St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla25SS152--2845122599821796.9705.24------15498.798.7
1954Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26SS124--2493333276614582.9484.69------12599.280.5
1955New York YankeesALMLBnya27SS98--1152491660380364.9583.71------98100.063.6
1956New York YankeesALMLBnya28SS32--4958-201071071.0003.34------3982.120.8
1956New York YankeesALMLBnya283B4--26-2881.0002.00------3910.32.6
1957Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1292B64--111152740270263.9744.11------11655.241.8
1957Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc129SS35--4689919144135.9383.86------11630.222.9
1957Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1293B17--1822224240.9522.35------11614.711.1
1958Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30SS75--1241651647305289.9483.85------7698.749.0
1958Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc130SS12--1032344542.9333.50------2254.57.8
1958Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1302B8--1418-632321.0004.00------2236.45.2
1958Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle303B2---1--111.0000.50------762.61.3
1958Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1303B1---------------224.50.6
MLB Totals for SS - 6 season(s)-   SS528--877143810132524162315.9584.38------5280.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B72--125170746302295.9774.10------720.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B24--2029245149.9612.04------240.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1953St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla25----152------
1954Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26----124------
1955New York YankeesALMLBnya27----98------
1956New York YankeesALMLBnya28----324-----
1957Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc129---643517-----
1958Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30----752-----
1958Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc130---8121-----

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1964Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal36Third Base Coach1629765.5992.03Hank Bauer
1965Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal37Third Base Coach1629468.5808.03Hank Bauer
1966Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal38Third Base Coach1609763.606--1Hank BauerWon World Series (Dodgers)
1967Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal39Third Base Coach1617685.47215.56Hank Bauer
1968Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal40Third Base Coach1629171.56212.02Hank Bauer,Earl Weaver
1969Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal41Third Base Coach16210953.673--1Earl WeaverLost World Series (Mets)
1970Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal42Third Base Coach16210854.667--1Earl WeaverWon World Series (Reds)
1971Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal43Third Base Coach15810157.639--1Earl WeaverLost World Series (Pirates)
1972Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal44Third Base Coach1548074.5195.03Earl Weaver
1973Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal45Third Base Coach1629765.599--1Earl WeaverLost ALCS (Athletics)
1974Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal46Third Base Coach1629171.562--1Earl WeaverLost ALCS (Athletics)
1975Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal47Third Base Coach1599069.5664.52Earl Weaver
1976Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal48Third Base Coach1628874.54310.52Earl Weaver
1977Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal49Third Base Coach1619764.6022.52Earl Weaver
1977Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex49Manager1629468.5808.02 
1978Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex50Manager1628775.5375.02 
* 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.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1958-06-12TradeTraded by Athletics to Indians for Chico Carrasquel. 
1957-02-19TradeTraded by Yankees with Jack Urban, Rip Coleman, Tom Morgan, Mickey McDermott, Milt Graff and Irv Noren to Athletics for Clete Boyer, Curt Roberts, Wayne Belardi, Jack McMahan, Bobby Shantz and Art Ditmar. 
1954-11-17TradeTraded by Orioles with D. Kryhoski, Jim Fridley, Darrell Johnson, M. Blyzka, Don Larsen and Bob Turley to Yankees for T. Del Guercio, Don Leppert, Kal Segrist, Bill Miller, Willy Miranda, G. Triandos, Hal Smith, Jim McDonald, Harry Byrd and Gene Woodling. 
1952-10-14TradeTraded by Dodgers to Browns for Bob Mahoney, Stan Rojek, Ray Coleman and Cash. 
1948-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
* 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.