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Willie KirklandTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1958-1966 MLB Years: 1958-1966
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PositionsOF-995Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWillie Charles Kirkland
Height6-1Weight206BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 17,1934 [84.179]PlaceSiluria,Alabama
High SchoolNorthwestern (Detroit,MI)
MLB DebutApril 15,1958 [24.057]
OrganizationsCLE [3] SFN [3] WS2 [3] BAL [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID13783Retrosheet IDkirkw101MLBAM ID117119
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed83Power83Contact46XBH81RBIs79Runs64Hitting52Durability80Team.489Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1958San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28of2412241848108256145632436950475.258.332.447.77918745470.277.189.294.3399.1514.681.602.9829.8641.67
1959San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28of2512646364126223226853428430336.272.335.475.81022047511.289.203.298.3558.2216.442.004.3121.0537.30
1960San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28of261465155913021102165127448642284.252.315.454.76923452567.266.202.297.3367.7615.171.953.7024.5240.00
1961Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle8of2714652584136225279570487714743.259.318.474.79224954585.255.215.320.3448.2113.161.604.6219.4439.71
1962Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle8of281374195684912172914362035310.200.272.377.64915831470.185.177.298.2889.1513.191.444.4719.9536.90
1963Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27of291274275198132154782459912358.230.303.375.67816030478.263.145.265.3029.4120.712.203.1428.4730.61
1964Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3of306615014305032232172611340.200.281.293.574448172.218.093.213.2539.8815.121.531.7450.0026.67
1964Washington Senators IIALMLBws26of3032102822605130063002001.216.259.422.6814311110.254.206.265.3015.4527.275.004.5520.4050.00
1964Totals for AL-AL         98252225211083532235613341.206.272.345.6178719282.230.139.234.2728.1619.862.432.8431.5036.54
1965Washington Senators IIALMLBws26of31123312387291145432196500615.231.270.401.67112524337.243.170.234.2965.6419.293.424.1522.2933.33
1966Washington Senators IIALMLBws26of3212416321312161720165002133.190.261.325.586539182.231.135.245.2588.7927.473.133.3027.1729.03
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter114934944438371342914850952193236481516343845.240.304.422.72614733113882.252.182.284.0008.3216.692.013.8123.6137.16
San Francisco Giants Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3941396171364681957189201212923912291815.261.327.459.7866411441548.277.198.297.0008.3315.441.853.6824.4939.56
Cleveland Indians Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter41013711913184486321424313623829151221.232.299.414.7135671151533.235.182.296.0008.8715.531.754.1121.7636.16
Washington Senators II Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter279577671251722584524114504749.217.266.383.64922144629.242.166.243.0006.5223.053.543.9723.0835.20
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6615014305032232172611340.200.281.293.574448172.218.093.213.0009.8815.121.531.7450.0026.67
Average MLB - Per 162 games16249362118194217273469122556.240.304.422.72620844547.252.182.284.0008.3216.692.013.8123.6137.16

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1958San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn24OF115--1871284207199.9611.73------12294.374.7
1959San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn25OF117--21287-227220.9691.88------12692.976.0
1960San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn26OF143--2521665274268.9781.87------14697.992.9
1961Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27OF138--2901285310302.9742.19------14694.585.7
1962Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28OF125--233117-251244.9721.95------13791.277.2
1963Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29OF112--2341142249245.9842.19------12788.269.1
1964Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30OF58--867139493.9891.60------6687.935.8
1964Washington Senators IIALMLBws230OF27--39-4-4339.9071.44------3284.416.7
1965Washington Senators IIALMLBws231OF92--15132-156154.9871.67------12374.856.8
1966Washington Senators IIALMLBws232OF68--5631-6059.9830.87------12454.842.8
MLB Totals for OF - 9 season(s)-   OF995--174083481918711823.9741.83------9950.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1958San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn24---------115-
1959San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn25---------117-
1960San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn26---------143-
1961Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27---------138-
1962Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28---------125-
1963Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29---------112-
1964Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30---------58-
1964Washington Senators IIALMLBws230---------27-
1965Washington Senators IIALMLBws231---------92-
1966Washington Senators IIALMLBws232---------68-

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1966-10-18Released by Senators. 
1964-08-12Purchased by Senators from Orioles. 
1963-12-04TradeTraded by Indians to Orioles for Al Smith and Cash. 
1960-12-03TradeTraded by Giants with Johnny Antonelli to Indians for Harvey Kuenn. 
* 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.