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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Willie Lee McCovey
Stat Years
1955-1980  [mlb] 1959-1980
Height/Weight
6-4 / 210
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
1B (2045) ... OF (275) ... DH (9)
Draft Position
1B
Born Date/Place
Death
2018-10-31 [80.294]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
Central (Mobile,AL)
Colleges
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the New York Giants in 1955
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Burney Martin
MLB Debut
1959-07-30 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.201)
Service Time
Organizations
SFN [19] SDN [3] OAK [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 15034 ... retro id: mccow101 ... mlbam id: 118605
Relations
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1955SandersvilleGSLA----171b---11074108212524119113000000000.305.305.507.81241020844.000.202.0000.000.000.0021.64.6335.2
    1956DanvilleCaroA+----181b---21525191191613882989000000000.310.310.582.89251930275.000.272.0000.000.000.0017.95.5946.6
    1957DallasTexAA----191b---3115395631112191165000000000.281.281.463.74439518341.000.182.0000.000.000.0035.92.7836.9
    1958PhoenixPCLAAA----201b---41465279116837101489000000000.319.319.507.82652726761.000.188.0000.000.000.0037.62.6636.3
    1959PhoenixPCLAAA----211b---5953498413026112992000000000.372.372.7591.13134926566.000.387.0000.000.000.0012.08.3150.8
    1959San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn44211bL-S-E-P552192326895133820223540117.354.429.6561.08521912627.427.302.37910.0515.981.5914.85.9439.7
    1960TacomaPCLAAA----221b---61763141812316000000000.286.286.508.79463326.000.222.0000.000.000.0021.04.7633.3
    1960San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn44221bL-S-E-P61012603762153135111455300243.238.349.469.81830712231.404.231.25014.6617.261.1820.04.2350.0
    1961San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn44231bL-S-E-P71063285989123185012376050438.271.350.491.84137416133.329.220.2809.8916.041.6218.24.8137.1
    1962San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn4424ofL-S-E-P891229416761205433293500316.293.368.590.95826113527.424.297.26611.1113.411.2111.47.6640.3
    1963San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn4425ofL-S-E-P91525641031581954410211501191111510.280.350.566.91662731968.374.286.2847.9718.982.3812.87.0243.0
    1964San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn4426ofL-S-E-P101303645580141185421617350459.220.336.412.74843415033.363.192.22414.0616.821.2020.24.1541.2
    1965San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn44271bL-S-E-P11160540931491743992048811862358.276.381.539.92063929160.419.263.28513.7718.471.3413.96.1040.3
    1966San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn44281bL-S-E-P121505028514826636962176100604108.295.391.586.97758829468.444.291.30312.9317.011.3213.96.1246.0
    1967San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn44291bL-S-E-P131354567312617431913371110624178.276.378.535.91353924452.414.259.29813.1720.411.5514.75.7541.3
    1968San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn44301bL-S-E-P1414852381153164361054272715082010.293.378.545.92360828556.394.252.27611.8411.680.9914.55.9236.6
    1969San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn44311bL-S-E-P151494911011572624512600121664074511.320.453.6561.10962332273.582.336.28919.4210.590.5510.97.2246.5
    1970San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn44321bL-S-E-P16152495981433923912600137753034013.289.444.6121.05663830380.600.323.27121.4711.760.5512.76.1155.9
    1971San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn47331bL-S-E-P1710532945911301870026457405216.277.396.480.87640215831.392.203.28215.9214.180.8918.34.4834.1
    1972San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn44341bL-S-E-P1881263305680143500384520153.213.316.403.71930410622.335.190.20512.5014.801.1818.84.6139.3
    1973San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn48351bL-S-E-P191303835210214329751010578106256.266.420.546.96649520946.556.280.25921.2115.760.7413.25.8645.1
    1974San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn44361bL-S-E-P201283445387191226310967610198.253.416.506.92244217442.535.253.26321.7217.190.7915.64.9848.3
    1975San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn44371bL-S-E-P21122413431041702368105780302810.252.345.460.80547519040.349.208.26012.0016.841.4018.04.8438.5
    1976San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn44381bL-S-E-P227120220419073600213910074.203.281.351.6322247116.252.148.2189.3817.411.8628.93.1339.0
    1976Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak4438dhL-S-E-P221124050000003400010.208.296.208.5042750.125.000.25011.1114.811.330.00.000.0
    1977San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn44391bL-S-E-P2314147854134210288630671060031616.280.367.500.86754823949.366.220.30512.2319.341.5817.15.1136.6
    1978San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn44401bL-S-E-P2410835132801921264103657002812.228.298.396.69438913933.274.168.2399.2514.651.5829.23.0841.2
    1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn44411bL-S-E-P25117353348890155702367010327.249.318.402.72039314224.249.153.2699.1617.811.9423.53.8227.3
    1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn44421bL-S-E-P26481138238011600132310323.204.285.301.586130349.212.097.23910.0017.691.77113.00.7739.1
    MLB Totals (23 yrs)258881971229221135346521155526221345155069570260176.270.374.515.88996864219920.410.245.27313.8916.001.1515.75.3841.6
    National League Totals (22 yrs)257781731229220635346521155526221342154669570259176.270.375.516.89196594214920.410.246.27313.8916.011.1515.75.3941.7
    American League Totals (1 yrs)1124050000003400010.208.296.208.5042750.125.000.25011.1114.811.330.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals632226345371314741105464000000000.315.315.555.87022631257293.240.240.2820.000.000.0021.54.6441.1
    Minor: A Totals1074108212524119113000000000.305.305.507.81241020844.202.202.2710.000.000.0021.64.6335.2
    Minor: A+ Totals1525191191613882989000000000.310.310.582.89251930275.272.272.2690.000.000.0017.95.5946.6
    Minor: AA Totals115395631112191165000000000.281.281.463.74439518341.182.182.2600.000.000.0035.92.7836.9
    Minor: AAA Totals258939189316642346197000000000.337.337.601.938939564133.264.264.3020.000.000.0020.44.9042.1
    San Francisco Giants Totals (19 yrs)225672141113197430845469138824221168135164567235154.274.377.524.90185183779822.412.250.27613.7115.861.1615.45.5141.6
    San Diego Padres Totals (3 yrs)32195911623245152167201741955032422.242.360.454.814114143598.395.212.25215.2517.091.1218.44.5642.2
    Oakland Athletics Totals (1 yrs)1124050000003400010.208.296.208.5042750.125.000.25011.1114.811.330.00.000.0
    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
    1959San Francisco GiantsNLMLB211B5100.042429529458453.9898.900.0033.198.12
    1960San Francisco GiantsNLMLB221B7100.055739942605596.9858.400.0046.170.31
    1961San Francisco GiantsNLMLB231B8400.0669551155735724.9858.600.0054.579.21
    1962San Francisco GiantsNLMLB241B1700.01057112113112.9916.600.0010.318.72
    1962San Francisco GiantsNLMLB24OF5700.0812218583.9761.500.0034.562.64
    1963San Francisco GiantsNLMLB251B2300.01431415158157.9946.800.0014.215.12
    1963San Francisco GiantsNLMLB25OF13500.02207140241227.9421.700.0083.388.83
    1964San Francisco GiantsNLMLB261B2600.017714719198191.9657.300.0016.020.02
    1964San Francisco GiantsNLMLB26OF8300.096571108101.9351.200.0051.263.84
    1965San Francisco GiantsNLMLB271B15600.0131087139314101397.9919.000.0096.397.51
    1966San Francisco GiantsNLMLB281B14500.0128781229113901368.9849.400.0090.196.71
    1967San Francisco GiantsNLMLB291B12700.01221811510213171302.98910.300.0078.494.11
    1968San Francisco GiantsNLMLB301B14600.01305103219114291408.9859.600.0090.198.61
    1969San Francisco GiantsNLMLB311B14800.01392791211614831471.9929.900.0091.499.31
    1970San Francisco GiantsNLMLB321B14600.012171341511713661351.9899.300.0090.196.11
    1971San Francisco GiantsNLMLB331B9500.0828631580906891.9839.400.0058.690.51
    1972San Francisco GiantsNLMLB341B740598.161732952658649.9868.801.0947.791.41
    1973San Francisco GiantsNLMLB351B1170920.193076128910181006.9888.601.0972.290.01
    1974San Diego PadresNLMLB361B10400.0815471159873862.9878.300.0064.281.31
    1975San Diego PadresNLMLB371B11500.097973159410671052.9869.100.0071.094.31
    1976San Diego PadresNLMLB381B5100.042044439468464.9919.100.0031.571.82
    1976Oakland AthleticsALMLB38DH900.0000000.0000.000.005.681.86
    1977San Francisco GiantsNLMLB391B13600.0107260139311451132.9898.300.0084.096.51
    1978San Francisco GiantsNLMLB401B9700.0721441049775765.9877.900.0059.989.81
    1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLB411B8900.0740481060798788.9878.900.0054.976.12
    1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLB421B2700.024112218255253.9929.400.0016.856.33
    MLB Totals - (1B)204501,51817170122223314051862518392.9879.0012.110.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)2750039714232434411.9471.500.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)900000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    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
    1959MLB--51--------
    1960MLB--71--------
    1961MLB--84--------
    1962MLB--17------57-
    1963MLB--23------135-
    1964MLB--26------83-
    1965MLB--156--------
    1966MLB--145--------
    1967MLB--127--------
    1968MLB--146--------
    1969MLB--148--------
    1970MLB--146--------
    1971MLB--95--------
    1972MLB--74--------
    1973MLB--117--------
    1974MLB--104--------
    1975MLB--115--------
    1976MLB--51-------9
    1977MLB--136--------
    1978MLB--97--------
    1979MLB--89--------
    1980MLB--27--------
    Totals--2045------2759