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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
William Carol Latham
Stat Years
1978-1988  [mlb] 1985-1986
Height/Weight
6-2 / 190
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (178)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Huffman (Birmingham,AL)
Colleges
Auburn University (Auburn, Alabama)
Draft
Selected by the Seattle Mariners in Round #11 (#286 overall) of the 1977 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1985-04-15 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.229)
Service Time
Organizations
NYN [7] MIN [2]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 14140 ... retro id: lathb001 ... mlbam id: 117529
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1978AuburnSECNCAA-1------17------364.6421152006066.0694934032372031.539.410.004.365.056.681.16.333
    1979AuburnSECNCAA-1------18------413.6020410016350.0513020018527001.389.180.003.249.365.402.89.800
    1980AuburnSECNCAA-1------19------133.3216101006257.0562621029295021.498.840.004.584.584.111.00.250
    1981AuburnSECNCAA-1------20------064.5212123000061.2764331026401021.6511.090.003.795.846.281.54.000
    1981Little Falls MetsNYPLA-nyn-201---553.8913131000088.09152381138703031.479.311.133.897.165.321.84.500
    1981Minor Totals: NYNbyYearA-----201---553.8913131000088.09152381138703031.479.311.133.897.165.321.84.500
    1982Shelby MetsSALAnyn-212---974.40242271220143.1145817013531142031.389.100.823.337.165.092.15.563
    1982Minor Totals: NYNbyYearA----211---974.40242271220143.3145817013531142031.389.120.823.337.175.092.15.563
    1983Lynchburg MetsCaroA+nyn-223---842.1313134200084.1813420222541031.228.640.212.355.763.632.45.667
    1983Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-223---444.3312111001072.2723835735371011.478.920.874.334.584.711.06.500
    1983Minor Totals: NYNbyYearAA/A+----222---1283.15252452010157.01537255957912041.348.770.523.275.224.131.60.600
    1984Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-234---222.22770000044.238151129270021.057.660.401.815.443.023.00.500
    1984Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-234---1133.06211952120132.111949451042571031.228.090.682.863.883.331.36.786
    1984Minor Totals: NYNbyYearAA/AAA----232---1352.85282652120177.015764561251841051.187.980.612.594.273.251.65.722
    1985Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-245---1382.68242452000157.21446147757664001.278.220.403.253.773.481.16.619
    1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn33,44245Log - Sp - Ext - Perf133.97730014022.221101017101101.248.340.402.783.973.971.43.250
    1985Minor Totals: NYNbyYearAAA----241---1382.69242452000157.71446147757664001.288.240.403.263.783.491.16.619
    1985MLB Totals: NYNbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf134.05730014022.721101017101101.268.510.412.844.054.051.43.250
    1986Toledo Mud HensILAAAmin-256---653.57212153000133.21556453843483011.4810.440.542.903.234.311.12.545
    1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin35256Log - Sp - Ext - Perf017.31720025016.02414131680011.8813.500.563.384.507.881.33.000
    1986Minor Totals: MINbyYearAAA----251---653.58212153000133.71556453843483011.4910.470.542.913.244.321.12.545
    1986MLB Totals: MINbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf017.31720025016.02414131680011.8813.500.563.384.507.881.33.000
    1987Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-267---355.7915130002065.1954742714312021.6713.090.961.934.276.472.21.375
    1987Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-267---058.69660000029.0453128113121022.0013.970.314.033.729.620.92.000
    1987Minor Totals: NYN-MINbyYearAAA----262---3106.7021190002094.31407870827433041.7713.390.772.584.117.461.59.231
    1988St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn-278---113.79330000019.01310806110001.006.160.002.845.214.741.83.500
    1988Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-278---123.58550000027.2351411210150021.6311.390.653.254.884.551.50.333
    1988Minor Totals: NYNbyYearA+/AA----272---233.70880000046.7482419216260021.399.350.393.125.064.681.63.400
    MLB Totals (2 yrs)145.421450039038.7452423213181111.5210.600.473.064.245.651.38.200
    National League Totals (1 yrs)134.05730014022.721101017101101.268.510.412.844.054.051.43.250
    American League Totals (1 yrs)017.31720025016.02414131680011.8813.500.563.384.507.881.33.000
    Minor League Totals63513.681641572810370997.7103349640870342542180221.389.320.633.094.894.481.58.553
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals8164.076941700285234.7252148106010515815071.529.680.004.046.075.691.50.333
    Minor: A- Totals553.8913131000088.09152381138703031.479.311.133.897.165.321.84.500
    Minor: A Totals974.40242271220143.3145817013531142031.389.120.823.337.175.092.15.563
    Minor: A+ Totals952.44161642000103.3944428228651031.188.210.172.445.673.842.32.643
    Minor: AA Totals783.54242310010145.014567571154791051.379.000.683.354.904.161.46.467
    Minor: AAA Totals33263.748783157140518.05582522153316921411081.409.690.572.943.724.381.27.559
    New York Mets Totals (1 yrs)134.05730014022.721101017101101.268.510.412.844.054.051.43.250
    Minnesota Twins Totals (1 yrs)017.31720025016.02414131680011.8813.500.563.384.507.881.33.000
    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. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1978AuburnSECNCAA-1------17p------10000000001000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1982Shelby MetsSALAnyn-21p---12411100000010000001.0001.0001.0002.0002101.000.0001.00050.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1984Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-23p---276010002002202000.167.375.167.5421010.333.000.25020.0020.001.000.00.000.0
    1984Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-23p---22110020000001401000.200.273.200.4731220.100.000.3338.3333.334.000.00.000.0
    1985Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-24p---3246010001000201000.167.167.167.334710.000.000.2500.0028.570.000.00.000.0
    1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn33,4424pL-S-E-P373110001001001000.333.500.333.833510.333.000.33320.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1987Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-26p---4159111000002100000.111.273.222.4951121.333.111.12518.189.090.500.00.00100.0
    1988Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-27p---558021000000101000.250.250.375.625931.125.125.2860.0011.110.000.00.0050.0
    MLB Totals (1 yrs)73110001001001000.333.500.333.833510.333.000.33320.000.000.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (1 yrs)73110001001001000.333.500.333.833510.333.000.33320.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals96402820030061005000.200.304.250.55451102.200.050.26711.7619.611.670.00.0025.0
    Minor: A Totals2411100000010000001.0001.0001.0002.0002101.000.0001.00050.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals1214031002002303000.214.313.286.5991941.214.072.27310.5315.791.500.00.0033.3
    Minor: AAA Totals6025141001003702000.160.250.200.4503051.160.040.22210.0023.332.330.00.0025.0
    New York Mets Totals (1 yrs)73110001001001000.333.500.333.833510.333.000.33320.000.000.000.00.000.0
    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
    1981Little Falls MetsNYPLA-20P1300.037111110.9090.800.0018.6100.06
    1982Shelby MetsSALA21P2400.0532153837.9741.500.0017.1100.05
    1983Lynchburg MetsCaroA+22P1300.0619102625.9621.900.009.4100.010
    1983Jackson MetsTexAA22P1200.04170121211.0001.800.008.8100.011
    1984Jackson MetsTexAA23P700.02130015151.0002.100.005.1100.013
    1984Tidewater TidesILAAA23P2100.0319202422.9171.000.0015.0100.06
    1985Tidewater TidesILAAA24P2400.01533134948.9802.000.0017.3100.06
    1985New York MetsNLMLB24P7022.20700771.0001.000.324.3100.014
    1986Toledo Mud HensILAAA25P2100.0923103332.9701.500.0015.1100.07
    1986Minnesota TwinsALMLB25P7016.0011021.5000.100.064.3100.015
    1987Tidewater TidesILAAA26P1500.0410111514.9330.900.0010.7100.011
    1987Portland BeaversPCLAAA26P600.04400881.0001.300.004.3100.018
    1988St. Lucie MetsFSLA+27P300.0122053.6001.000.002.2100.013
    1988Jackson MetsTexAA27P500.03621119.8181.800.003.7100.013
    MLB Totals - (P)14038081098.8890.600.210.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)8700358954129124.9611.400.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)2400936224745.9571.900.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)1600721303128.9031.800.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)2400532153837.9741.500.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (P)130037111110.9090.800.000.00.00
    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
    1981Minor13----------
    1982Minor24----------
    1983Minor25----------
    1984Minor28----------
    1985MLB7----------
    1985Minor24----------
    1986MLB7----------
    1986Minor21----------
    1987Minor21----------
    1988Minor8----------
    Totals178----------