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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
William Joseph Klaus
Stat Years
1952-1963  [mlb] 1952-1963
Height/Weight
5-10 / 165
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
Positions
SS (425) ... 3B (272) ... 2B (43) ... OF (1)
Draft Position
 
Born Date/Place
Death
2006-12-03 [77.359]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
Grant Community (Fox Lake,IL)
Colleges
Draft
MLB Debut
1952-04-16 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.128)
Service Time
Organizations
BOS [4] BAL [2] PHI [2] MLN [1] WS2 [1] BSN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 13799 ... retro id: klaub101 ... mlbam id: 117137
Relations
Brother of Bobby Klaus
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1952Boston BravesNLMLBbsn223ss---174300000001100000.000.200.000.200500.250.000.00020.0020.001.000.00.000.0
    1953Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmln224ss-3b---222100001000000000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1955Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3526ss---31355418315326276060604404504.283.351.377.72861020435.216.094.2959.847.210.7377.31.1522.9
    1956Boston Red SoxALMLBbos35273b---41355209114129575910904316307.271.378.387.76562020141.290.116.28314.526.940.4874.31.1329.1
    1957Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3528ssL-S-E-P5127477761201841042205553014012.252.326.369.69553717632.237.117.26310.249.870.9647.71.8626.7
    1958Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3529ssL-S-E-P6618851440170051600002.159.204.239.44393215.136.080.1835.3817.203.2088.01.0835.7
    1959Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal630ss-3bL-S-E-P7104321338011032524513803216.249.350.312.66237710014.215.063.27313.5310.080.75107.00.8017.5
    1960Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal6312bL-S-E-P84643892016009901001.209.346.326.67253143.326.117.24216.9816.981.0043.01.8933.3
    1961Washington Senators IIALMLBws26323bL-S-E-P99125126578273022303421331.227.311.359.6702879017.251.132.23510.4511.851.1335.92.4429.8
    1962Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi32333b-ssL-S-E-P1010224830518242011294314134.206.290.302.5922837514.214.096.23310.2515.191.4862.01.4127.5
    1963Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3234ss-3bL-S-E-P111118110000001401000.056.105.056.1612010.056.000.0715.0020.004.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (11 yrs)8212513357626106154025014733128542118737.249.335.351.6862887882161.236.102.26611.479.870.8662.81.3925.7
    American League Totals (7 yrs)699224132257498133622913630023731617433.256.342.360.7022577806147.241.104.27111.649.200.7962.21.4025.6
    National League Totals (4 yrs)12227235528242111314815134.191.275.279.5543107614.202.088.21710.0015.481.5568.01.2926.9
    Boston Red Sox Totals (4 yrs)45816262554287711251689021015611112025.263.346.370.7161860602113.242.107.27711.298.390.7465.01.3426.4
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (2 yrs)150364418913043124604704217.245.350.313.66343011417.228.068.27013.9510.930.7891.00.9319.1
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (2 yrs)11326631528242011304715134.195.279.286.5653037614.203.091.2229.9015.511.5766.51.3226.9
    Washington Senators II Totals (1 yrs)9125126578273022303421331.227.311.359.6702879017.251.132.23510.4511.851.1335.92.4429.8
    Boston Braves Totals (1 yrs)74300000001100000.000.200.000.200500.250.000.00020.0020.001.000.00.000.0
    Milwaukee Braves Totals (1 yrs)22100001000000000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1952Boston BravesNLMLB23SS400.0101021.5000.300.002.657.15
    1955Boston Red SoxALMLB263B800.0720303027.9003.400.005.25.93
    1955Boston Red SoxALMLB26SS12600.02073912855626598.9554.700.0081.893.31
    1956Boston Red SoxALMLB273B10600.01202422118383362.9453.400.0068.878.51
    1956Boston Red SoxALMLB27SS2600.035646810599.9433.800.0016.919.32
    1957Boston Red SoxALMLB28SS11800.02044172593646621.9615.300.0076.692.91
    1958Boston Red SoxALMLB29SS2700.01835726053.8832.000.0017.544.32
    1959Baltimore OriolesALMLB302B100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.09
    1959Baltimore OriolesALMLB303B4900.0438467133127.9552.600.0031.847.12
    1959Baltimore OriolesALMLB30SS5900.077147721231224.9703.800.0038.356.72
    1960Baltimore OriolesALMLB312B3000.01929295048.9601.600.0019.565.22
    1960Baltimore OriolesALMLB313B200.00600661.0003.000.001.34.32
    1960Baltimore OriolesALMLB31SS1200.010170527271.0002.300.007.826.12
    1961Washington Senators IIALMLB322B100.00101111.0001.000.000.61.15
    1961Washington Senators IIALMLB323B5100.04010763153147.9612.900.0031.756.02
    1961Washington Senators IIALMLB32SS1800.02447287371.9733.900.0011.219.84
    1961Washington Senators IIALMLB32OF100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.18
    1962Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB332B1100.021210642421.0003.800.006.810.82
    1962Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB333B5300.0437224117115.9832.200.0032.952.02
    1962Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB33SS3000.029497118578.9182.600.0018.629.43
    1963Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB343B300.00501551.0001.700.001.927.36
    1963Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB34SS500.01200331.0000.600.003.145.53
    MLB Totals - (2B)430040512169391.9782.100.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)272002535363833827789.9542.900.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (SS)4250060611698320318581775.9554.200.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)100000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1952MLB-----4-----
    1955MLB----8126-----
    1956MLB----10626-----
    1957MLB-----118-----
    1958MLB-----27-----
    1959MLB---14959-----
    1960MLB---30212-----
    1961MLB---15118---1-
    1962MLB---115330-----
    1963MLB----35-----
    Totals---43272425---1-