Tips Updates
MLB
Players
Teams
Leagues
Draft
Boxscores
Minor Leagues
College
People
Extra Bases
Applications
About

Bill KruegerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1980-1995 MLB Years: 1983-1995
Follow TBC on Twitter and Facebook

Rated Prospect

PositionsP-450, 1B-4Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWilliam Culp Krueger
Height6-5Weight210BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateApril 24,1958 [60.085]PlaceWaukegan,Illinois
High SchoolMcMinnville (McMinnville,OR)
CollegeUniversity of Portland (Portland,OR)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1980 by the Oakland Athletics.
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1983-OAK-#6
MLB DebutApril 10,1983 [24.351]
OrganizationsOAK [8] DET [2] LAN [2] MIL [2] SDN [2] SEA [2] MIN [1] MON [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID13962Retrosheet IDkrueb001MLBAM ID117332
Research ToolsTrack this Player -- Intersect Player -- Compare Player -- Random Player
About Profile Data

Pitching Stats -- Batting Stats -- Fielding Statistics -- Transactions -- Awards -- Salaries
This player page is available for sponsorship:
Sponsor the Bill Krueger page  -  You can show your support to the The Baseball Cube by sponsoring all of a player's pages for only $10/year.
About Sponsorships Program


Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts48Walks49Hittable36SO/BB48vsPower36Hitting16Durability48Team.498Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1980Medford A'sNwstA-oak-S/R22045.11972100144.0543825229489001.8911.050.415.939.821.66.000-
1981Modesto A'sCalifA+oak-S/R23353.6716133513098.0874940352768001.427.990.284.786.981.46.375-
1981West Haven A'sEastAAoak-ST23363.5711110100068.0743627431362001.549.790.534.104.761.16.333-
1981Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST06113.63272436130166.0161856778311210001.478.730.384.506.071.35.3533.30
1982West Haven A'sEastAAoak-ST241592.83282717310181.0160695778116310001.337.960.354.038.102.01.625-
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32ST25763.61171612000109.21045444753581121.438.530.574.354.761.09.5384.03
1984Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-ST26223.69550200031.2291713321200001.588.240.855.975.680.95.500-
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32ST2610104.75262421000142.01569575985615121.709.890.575.393.870.72.5004.57
1985Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-ST27019.3122000009.212101026100001.8611.171.865.599.311.67.000-
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32S/R279104.52322392040151.016595761369566321.559.810.774.103.330.81.4744.47
1986Madison MuskiesMidwAoak-Rel28000.0010100102.01000110001.004.50--4.504.501.00--
1986Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-ST28334.64880210052.0533227427412001.539.110.694.647.051.52.500-
1986Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0334.47981211054.0543227428422001.518.940.664.646.961.50.5003.73
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32S/R28126.031138004134.0402523413103101.5410.491.053.412.620.77.3334.84
1987Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-ST29974.06242406200146.015874665669711001.539.720.314.065.971.47.563-
1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32Rel29039.5390900105.29760820103.0014.29--12.713.180.25.0006.40
1987Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan59Rel29000.0020200002.03200120001.7111.57--3.867.712.00-2.44
1988Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-ST301553.01272617400173.0167745814691148001.368.670.733.585.921.65.750-
1988Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan41ST300011.5711000002.04330210012.5715.43--7.713.860.50-5.77
1989Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAmil-ST31112.03220000013.010431690001.206.750.684.056.081.50.500-
1989Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil47Rel31323.8434529008393.29643409337210101.389.220.863.176.922.18.6003.53
1990Beloit BrewersMidwAmil-ST32101.5011000006.04110040000.676.00----6.000.001.000-
1990Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil47S/R32683.983017130040129.013770571054648031.489.560.703.774.471.19.4294.15
1991Seattle MarinersALMLBsea44S/R331183.603525101020175.0194827015609110141.459.980.773.094.681.52.5794.03
1992Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin22ST341064.30272702200161.0166827718468611031.319.261.002.574.801.87.6254.08
1992Montreal ExposNLMLBmon42S/R34026.75927003017.023131307131001.7311.94--3.636.751.86.0002.49
1993Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-ST35101.59330000011.011220380001.248.74--2.386.352.671.000-
1993Detroit TigersALMLBdet30S/R35643.4032725007082.0904331630608041.469.880.663.296.592.00.6003.72
1994Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-ST36102.70330000016.2197502190001.2610.26--1.0810.269.501.000-
1994Detroit TigersALMLBdet30Rel36029.6116214000019.2262421317172012.1911.901.377.787.781.00.0006.13
1994San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn33ST36324.83871100041.042242257302101.209.221.101.546.594.29.6003.77
1995Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea-S/R37534.261082000050.252302449392001.209.240.711.606.934.33.625-
1995San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn33,48Rel37007.0460600007.213661462002.2215.261.174.707.041.50-4.80
1995Seattle MarinersALMLBsea44S/R37215.85651001020.037171344101002.0516.651.801.804.502.50.6675.30
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter68664.35301164137923441190.013056855771044936397010221.519.830.783.724.821.30.5071.36
Minor League Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter59463.5615014010311151901.18914433584940368552001.438.870.494.016.821.70.562-
AAA Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter37223.708481317700502.15112502083320935723001.429.100.593.726.361.71.627-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter18153.04393818310249.0234105841111219912001.398.460.404.057.191.78.545-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter353.6716133513098.0874940352768001.427.990.284.786.981.46.375-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter101.1321100108.05110150000.755.63--1.135.635.001.000-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter045.11972100144.0543825229489001.8911.050.415.939.821.66.000-
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter00--00000000.0000000000----------0.00--
Oakland Athletics Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter27314.559566295091441.04742762243322818715761.589.630.674.633.800.82.466-
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter9103.9264224200123222.223311397198713618131.449.420.773.525.501.56.474-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter664.60489390070101.211667529477710051.6010.270.804.166.821.64.500-
Seattle Mariners Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1393.834130111030195.02319983196410111141.5110.660.882.954.661.58.591-
Minnesota Twins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1064.30272702200161.0166827718468611031.319.261.002.574.801.87.625-
San Diego Padres Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter325.181477100048.2553028611364101.3610.171.112.036.663.27.600-
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter026.75927003017.023131307131001.7311.94--3.636.751.86.000-
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter005.7931200004.27530330012.1413.50--5.795.791.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13124.355530252061220.0240126106199111813241.519.830.783.724.821.30.5201.36
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14113.56363428310220.021710887129816713001.438.870.494.016.821.70.560-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1980Medford A'sNwstA-oak-p221728151012014900000.179.281.321.6029232.222.142.250.28112.5028.132.253.1328.0040.00
1981West Haven A'sEastAAoak-p23183000000101201000.000.250.000.250005.000.000.667.17620.0040.002.000.000.000.00
1987Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-p292615221001001401000.133.188.200.3883117.182.067.133.1795.8823.534.000.000.0050.00
1988Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-p302714340026001405100.286.313.7141.02710221.222.428.500.4274.7619.054.009.527.0050.00
1992Montreal ExposNLMLBmon42p3493000000000201000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1994Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-p3658110001000400000.125.125.125.250108.250.000.000.1120.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1994San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn33p36812161000000302000.500.500.5831.0837114.667.083.083.4790.0021.430.000.000.0016.67
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1715161000000503000.400.400.467.8677118.600.067.067.0000.0027.780.000.000.0016.67
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter9368712203101172307100.176.250.338.58823583.209.162.265.0008.4327.713.293.6122.6741.67
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter58376710280021206100.189.225.378.60314346.208.189.243.0004.3526.096.004.3518.5042.86
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter183000000101201000.000.250.000.250005.000.000.667.00020.0040.002.000.000.000.00
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1728151012014900000.179.281.321.6029232.222.142.250.00012.5028.132.253.1328.0040.00
San Diego Padres Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter812161000000302000.500.500.5831.0837114.667.083.083.0000.0021.430.000.000.0016.67
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter93000000000201000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16214310571000000048029000.400.400.467.8676710172.600.067.067.0000.0027.780.000.000.0016.67
Average Minor - Per 162 games162118122130517221240012200.176.250.338.588409145.209.162.265.0008.4327.713.293.6122.6741.67

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1980Medford A's NwstA-oak22P9--171-98.8890.89------1752.912.9
1980Medford A's NwstA-oak221B2--182122120.95210.00------1711.82.9
1981Modesto A's CalifA+oak23P16--523333128.9031.75------16100.011.6
1981West Haven A's EastAAoak23P11--112-113131.0001.18------1861.18.0
1981West Haven A's EastAAoak231B2--3---331.0001.50------1811.11.4
1982West Haven A's EastAAoak24P28--625223331.9391.11------28100.020.0
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25P17-109371-1110.9090.590.09-----17100.010.5
1984Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak26P5--36-2991.0001.80------5100.03.6
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26P26-142612-118181.0000.690.13-----26100.016.0
1985Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak27P2---11-21.5000.50------2100.01.4
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27P32-1513232-2826.9290.810.17-----32100.019.8
1986Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak28P8--19111110.9091.25------8100.05.6
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28P11-3428111110.9090.910.29-----11100.06.8
1987Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak29P24--522132827.9641.13------2692.316.8
1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29P9-5-------------9100.05.6
1987Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan29P2-2-------------2100.01.2
1988Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan30P27--229--31311.0001.15------27100.019.0
1988Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan30P1-2-2--221.0002.001.00-----1100.00.6
1989Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil31P2--21--331.0001.50------2100.01.4
1989Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil31P34-93511--16161.0000.470.17-----34100.021.0
1990Beloit Brewers MidwAmil32P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.7
1990Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil32P30-129217-219191.0000.630.15-----30100.018.5
1991Seattle MarinersALMLBsea33P35-175530-235351.0001.000.20-----35100.021.6
1992Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin34P27-16149--13131.0000.480.08-----27100.016.7
1992Montreal ExposNLMLBmon34P9-17-2--221.0000.220.12-----9100.05.6
1993Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet35P3--11--221.0000.67------3100.02.1
1993Detroit TigersALMLBdet35P32-82210-112121.0000.380.15-----32100.019.8
1994Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn36P3---21-32.6670.67------560.02.1
1994Detroit TigersALMLBdet36P16-19-4--441.0000.250.21-----16100.013.9
1994San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn36P8-4117--881.0001.000.20-----8100.06.8
1995Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea37P10--1101-1211.9171.10------10100.06.9
1995Seattle MarinersALMLBsea37P6-20-1-1111.0000.170.05-----6100.04.1
1995San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn37P6-7-1--111.0000.170.14-----6100.04.2
MLB Totals for P - 13 season(s)-   P301-11893314448181177.9780.590.15-----3010.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 9 season(s)-   P84--15815610196.9501.14------840.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P39--737234644.9571.13------390.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B2--3---331.0001.50------20.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P16--523333128.9031.75------160.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1---1--111.0001.00------10.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P9--171-98.8890.89------90.00.0
A- Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B2--182122120.95210.00------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1980Medford A's NwstA-oak229-2--------
1981Modesto A's CalifA+oak2316----------
1981West Haven A's EastAAoak2311-2--------
1982West Haven A's EastAAoak2428----------
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2517----------
1984Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak265----------
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2626----------
1985Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak272----------
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2732----------
1986Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak288----------
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2811----------
1987Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak2924----------
1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak299----------
1987Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan292----------
1988Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan3027----------
1988Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan301----------
1989Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil312----------
1989Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil3134----------
1990Beloit Brewers MidwAmil321----------
1990Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil3230----------
1991Seattle MarinersALMLBsea3335----------
1992Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3427----------
1992Montreal ExposNLMLBmon349----------
1993Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet353----------
1993Detroit TigersALMLBdet3532----------
1994Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn363----------
1994Detroit TigersALMLBdet3616----------
1994San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn368----------
1995Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea3710----------
1995Seattle MarinersALMLBsea376----------
1995San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn376----------

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1991AL Pitcher of the Month (July)1
1992AL Pitcher of the Month (April)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1995-10-06Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1995-06-12ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mariners. 
1995-05-16Released by Padres. 
1995-04-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by Padres. 
1994-10-26Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-06-14ContractSigned as Free Agent by Padres. 
1994-06-04Released by Tigers. 
1992-12-11ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1992-10-30Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1992-08-31TradeTraded by Twins to Expos for Darren Reed. 
1992-01-29ContractSigned as Free Agent by Twins. 
1991-10-30Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1990-12-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mariners. 
1990-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1989-04-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Brewers. 
1989-03-28Released by Pirates. 
1988-10-03TradeTraded by Dodgers to Pirates for Jim Neidlinger. 
1988-01-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
1987-11-12Released by Dodgers. 
1987-06-23TradeTraded by Athletics to Dodgers for Tim Meeks. 
1980-07-12ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
* 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.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll2760,000-51629-370,78060,00060,000
1986Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll28195,000-4181741386,34760,000255,000
1987Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll2960,000-59542-344,90660,000315,000
1987Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll2960,000-59535-344,90660,000315,000
1988Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll3062,500-60435-392,10762,500377,500
1989Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll31150,000-4501644429,80262,500527,500
1990Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll32325,000-3761546515,727100,000852,500
1991Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll33500,000-3331353742,231100,0001,352,500
1992Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll34920,000-2761266962,245109,0002,272,500
1992Montreal ExposTeam Payroll34920,000-276766962,245109,0002,272,500
1993Detroit TigersTeam Payroll351,200,000-2371274++968,431109,0003,472,500
1994San Diego PadresTeam Payroll361,300,000-234475++957,101109,0004,772,500
1994Detroit TigersTeam Payroll361,300,000-2341475++957,101109,0004,772,500
1995Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll37109,000-75344-999,520109,0004,881,500
1995San Diego PadresTeam Payroll37109,000-75338-999,520109,0004,881,500
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red