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Bill NicholsonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1936-1953 MLB Years: 1936-1953
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PositionsOF-1471Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWilliam Beck Nicholson
Height6-0Weight205BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 11,1914PlaceChestertown,Maryland
Death DateMarch 8,1996 [81.087]
High SchoolChestertown (Chestertown,MD)
CollegeWashington College (Chestertown,MD)
MLB DebutJune 13,1936 [21.184]
OrganizationsCHN [10] PHI [5] PHA [1] Awards0Awards Voting5-412
TBC Player ID15968Retrosheet IDnichb101MLBAM ID119774
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed47Power94Contact64XBH90RBIs65Runs59Hitting62Durability68Team.499Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1936Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha21of211112200000000500000.000.000.000.0000012.000.000.000.0000.0041.670.000.000.000.00
1939Chicago CubsNLMLBchn8of2458220376512553800202903001.295.354.464.81810222243.323.169.259.3728.2311.931.452.0644.0033.85
1940Chicago CubsNLMLBchn8of2513549178146277259820506731007.297.366.534.90026259545.303.237.342.4019.1712.291.344.5919.6440.41
1941Chicago CubsNLMLBchn8of2614753274135261269810829130008.254.357.453.81024153617.263.199.355.37613.2914.751.114.2120.4639.26
1942Chicago CubsNLMLBchn8of27152588831732211217880768081007.294.382.476.85828054673.312.182.325.40411.2911.891.053.1228.0031.21
1943Chicago CubsNLMLBchn43of28154608951883092912840718650007.309.386.531.91732368684.323.222.345.43110.3812.571.214.2420.9736.17
1944Chicago CubsNLMLBchn43of291565821161673583312230937165003.287.391.545.93631776686.280.258.423.43113.5610.350.764.8117.6445.51
1945Chicago CubsNLMLBchn43of3015155982136284138840927363009.243.356.377.73321145660.260.134.306.35513.9411.060.791.9743.0033.09
1946Chicago CubsNLMLBchn43of31105296366513284110444423004.220.325.358.68310623345.234.138.291.32912.7512.751.002.3237.0035.38
1947Chicago CubsNLMLBchn43of3214848769119281267510878351004.244.364.466.83022755580.246.222.402.38515.0014.310.954.4818.7346.22
1948Chicago CubsNLMLBchn43of3314349468129245196720816051005.261.371.445.81622048581.265.184.352.38113.9410.330.743.2726.0037.21
1949Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi12of3498299427083114010455351001.234.344.391.73511722350.251.157.311.34812.8615.141.183.1427.1831.43
1950Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi12of354158313213100081600002.224.318.448.76626666.256.224.362.34612.1224.242.004.5519.3346.15
1951Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi12of368517023419283001252410001.241.342.459.8017819196.239.218.359.36612.7612.240.964.0821.2546.34
1952Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi12of37558817243061900142631000.273.390.511.901459106.321.238.398.41513.2124.531.865.6614.6737.50
1953Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi12of38386212135121600122000002.210.338.419.75726874.275.209.403.34616.2227.031.672.7031.0061.54
MLB Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter1677554683714842726023594827180082852200061.268.365.465.83025815676418.279.197.347.00012.4612.901.043.6623.6038.21
Chicago Cubs Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter1349485773813232455320583326069668443180055.272.368.471.83922895035614.282.199.348.00012.4012.180.983.6523.6938.02
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter31767797161277301151110413992006.238.347.431.77829264792.258.193.347.00013.1317.551.343.7922.5739.75
Philadelphia Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1112200000000500000.000.000.000.0000012.000.000.000.0000.0041.670.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16253681143266239230778052006.268.365.465.83024955620.279.197.347.00012.4612.901.043.6623.6038.21

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1936Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha21OF1--1---111.0001.00------119.10.7
1939Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24OF58--12356-134128.9552.21------58100.037.7
1940Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25OF123--23510132258245.9501.99------13591.179.9
1941Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26OF143--2931092312303.9712.12------14797.392.9
1942Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27OF151--3271852350345.9862.28------15299.398.1
1943Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28OF154--3401682364356.9782.31------154100.0100.7
1944Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29OF156--3051874330323.9792.07------156100.0101.3
1945Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30OF151--3001234315312.9902.07------151100.098.1
1946Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31OF80--179451188183.9732.29------10576.252.3
1947Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32OF140--281731291288.9902.06------14894.690.9
1948Chicago CubsNLMLBchn33OF136--244751256251.9801.85------14395.188.3
1949Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34OF91--1851011196195.9952.14------9892.959.1
1950Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35OF15--20-1-2120.9521.33------4136.69.7
1951Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi36OF41--7511-7776.9871.85------8548.226.6
1952Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi37OF19--33---33331.0001.74------5534.512.3
1953Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi38OF12--13---13131.0001.08------3831.67.8
MLB Totals for OF - 16 season(s)-   OF1471--2954118672031393072.9792.09------14710.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1936Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha21---------1-
1939Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24---------58-
1940Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25---------123-
1941Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26---------143-
1942Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27---------151-
1943Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28---------154-
1944Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29---------156-
1945Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30---------151-
1946Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31---------80-
1947Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32---------140-
1948Chicago CubsNLMLBchn33---------136-
1949Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34---------91-
1950Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35---------15-
1951Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi36---------41-
1952Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi37---------19-
1953Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi38---------12-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1945Chicago CubsWorld SeriesMLB30728161108002500000.214.267.321.5889230.261.107.1796.6716.672.500.000.0033.33
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs728161108002500000.214.267.321.5889230.261.107.1796.6716.672.500.000.0033.33

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1953-10-30Released by Phillies. 
1948-10-04TradeTraded by Cubs to Phillies for Harry Walker. 
1939-06-25Purchased by Cubs from Senators. 
1938-08-09TradeTraded by Athletics with Cash to Senators for Dee Miles. 
1936-01-01ContractSigned 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.