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Bill MeltonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1964-1977 MLB Years: 1968-1977
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Positions3B-901, DH-88, OF-82, 1B-45Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWilliam Edwin Melton
Height6-2Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 7,1945 [72.318]PlaceGulfport,Mississippi
High SchoolDuarte (Duarte,CA)
MLB DebutMay 4,1968 [22.301]
OrganizationsCHA [12] CAL [1] CLE [1] Awards0Awards Voting1-18
TBC Player ID15275Retrosheet IDmeltb101MLBAM ID118941
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed56Power79Contact52XBH76RBIs80Runs45Hitting61Durability47Team.454Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1964GCL White SoxGCLRk-183911273253010000000000.286.286.384.670438112.286.098.098.2940.000.000.000.000.0025.00
1965SarasotaFSLA+-191293934077135649000000000.196.196.300.49611824393.183.104.104.2180.000.000.001.5365.5031.17
1966Fox CitiesMidwA-209732856932631267000000000.284.284.491.77516141328.256.207.207.3380.000.000.003.6627.3344.09
1967EvansvilleSouAA-2113449451124236972000000000.251.251.377.62818638494.237.126.126.2800.000.000.001.8254.8930.65
1968SyracuseILAAA-2245147104171232000000000.279.279.381.6605610147.269.102.102.2990.000.000.001.3673.5024.39
1968HawaiiPCLAAA-226321031541011030000000000.257.257.457.7149621210.220.200.200.3260.000.000.004.7621.0038.89
1968Totals for AAA-AAA         10835741951721262000000000.266.266.426.69215231357.241.160.160.3150.000.000.003.3629.7532.63
1968Chicago White SoxALMLBcha143b22341095298021611103201202.266.322.394.7164310122.351.128.220.3268.2026.233.201.6454.5034.48
1969Chicago White SoxALMLBcha143b231575566714226223871256106556712.255.326.433.75924151628.275.178.277.3408.9216.881.893.6624.1735.92
1970Chicago White SoxALMLBcha14of-3b24141514741351513396245610791927.263.340.488.82825149589.266.225.331.3669.5118.171.915.6015.5836.30
1971Chicago White SoxALMLBcha143b25150543721461823386336187111558.269.352.492.84426753621.264.223.335.3799.8214.011.435.3116.4536.30
1972Chicago White SoxALMLBcha143b265720822515073011233100122.245.319.370.6897712232.257.125.236.3179.9113.361.353.0229.7123.53
1973Chicago White SoxALMLBcha143b27152560831552912087447566223720.277.363.439.80224650642.283.162.296.36111.6810.280.883.1228.0032.26
1974Chicago White SoxALMLBcha143b28136495631201702163325960556316.242.326.404.73020038570.236.162.283.33510.3510.531.023.6823.5731.67
1975Chicago White SoxALMLBcha143b291495126212316015705478106836113.240.346.359.70518431607.272.119.273.33112.8517.461.362.4734.1325.20
1976California AngelsALMLBcal14dh-1b30118341317117364220445322325.208.300.328.62811226392.228.120.255.29511.2213.521.201.5356.8336.62
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle111b-dh3150133173211001413172120209.241.331.323.6544311154.281.082.195.30211.0413.641.240.000.0034.38
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter114439714961004162916059123244796694420432994.253.337.419.75616643314557.265.166.287.00010.5114.681.403.5124.8232.97
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter5071684195421841939260000000000.250.250.392.6426601421684.232.142.142.0000.000.000.002.3243.1833.73
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter10835741951721262000000000.266.266.426.69215231357.241.160.160.0000.000.000.003.3629.7532.63
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13449451124236972000000000.251.251.377.62818638494.237.126.126.0000.000.000.001.8254.8930.65
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1293934077135649000000000.196.196.300.49611824393.183.104.104.0000.000.000.001.5365.5031.17
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter9732856932631267000000000.284.284.491.77516141328.256.207.207.0000.000.000.003.6627.3344.09
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3911273253010000000000.286.286.384.670438112.286.098.098.0000.000.000.000.000.0025.00
Chicago White Sox Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter9763497448901134615453520214185954018382780.258.340.432.77215092944011.268.174.293.00010.4214.831.423.8422.7132.63
California Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter118341317117364220445322325.208.300.328.62811226392.228.120.255.00011.2213.521.201.5356.8336.62
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter50133173211001413172120209.241.331.323.6544311154.281.082.195.00011.0413.641.240.000.0034.38
Average MLB - Per 162 games162562701422312384336895636413.253.337.419.75623647645.265.166.287.00010.5114.681.403.5124.8232.97
Average Minor - Per 162 games162538621352761283000000000.250.250.392.64221145538.232.142.142.0000.000.000.002.3243.1833.73

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1968Chicago White SoxALMLBcha223B33--1775359592.9682.79------3497.120.4
1969Chicago White SoxALMLBcha233B148--1123222236456434.9522.93------15794.391.4
1969Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23OF11--133--16161.0001.45------1577.06.8
1970Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24OF71--1118-31191191.0001.68------14150.443.8
1970Chicago White SoxALMLBcha243B70--471791819244226.9263.23------14149.643.2
1971Chicago White SoxALMLBcha253B148--1163711626503487.9683.29------15098.791.4
1972Chicago White SoxALMLBcha263B56-491471251212184172.9353.070.35-----5798.236.4
1973Chicago White SoxALMLBcha273B151-13071153472331485462.9533.060.35-----15299.393.2
1973Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27DH1---------------1520.70.6
1974Chicago White SoxALMLBcha283B123--1002722429396372.9393.02------13690.476.9
1974Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28DH11---------------1368.16.9
1975Chicago White SoxALMLBcha293B138--1313132623470444.9453.22------14992.685.7
1975Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29DH11---------------1497.46.8
1976California AngelsALMLBcal30DH51---------------11843.231.5
1976California AngelsALMLBcal301B30--22015220237235.9927.83------11825.418.5
1976California AngelsALMLBcal303B21--721122928.9661.33------11817.813.0
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle311B15--1348-101421421.0009.47------5030.09.3
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31DH14---------------5028.08.7
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle313B13--820213028.9332.15------5026.08.1
MLB Totals for 3B - 10 season(s)-   3B901-1798700204514718428922745.9493.051.53-----9010.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH88---------------880.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF82--12411-31351351.0001.65------820.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B45--35423230379377.9958.38------450.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1968Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22-----33-----
1969Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23-----148---11-
1970Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24-----70---71-
1971Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25-----148-----
1972Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26-----56-----
1973Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27-----151----1
1974Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28-----123----11
1975Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29-----138----11
1976California AngelsALMLBcal30--30--21----51
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31--15--13----14

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1977-10-20Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1976-12-03TradeTraded by Angels to Indians for Stan Perzanowski and Cash. 
1975-12-11TradeTraded by White Sox with Steve Dunning to Angels for Morris Nettles and Jim Spencer. 
1964-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
* 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.