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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
William Oliver O'Dell
Stat Years
1954-1967  [mlb] 1954-1967
Height/Weight
5-11 / 170
Bats/Throws
Both / Left
Positions
P (479) ... 1B (1)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
Death
2018-09-12 [86.215]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
Newberry (Newberry,SC)
Colleges
Clemson University (Clemson, South Carolina)
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Baltimore Orioles in 1954
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Art Ehlers
MLB Debut
1954-06-20 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.131)
Service Time
Organizations
BAL [5] SFN [5] PIT [2] MLN [1] ATL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 16094 ... retro id: odelb101 ... mlbam id: 119931
Relations
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1954Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal24221---112.76721045016.115750560001.228.270.002.763.313.861.20.500
    1954MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----221---112.80721045016.315750560001.248.390.002.803.353.911.20.500
    1956Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal18242---001.1341002308.06110660001.506.750.006.756.751.131.00.000
    1956MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----241---001.1341002308.06110660001.506.750.006.756.751.131.00.000
    1957Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal38253Log - Sp - Ext - Perf4102.693515216204140.110748421239970051.046.860.772.506.223.082.49.286
    1957MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf4102.703515216204140.310748421239970051.046.870.772.516.233.082.49.286
    1958Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal41264Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14112.97412512312168221.1201837313511372141.148.170.532.075.573.382.69.560
    1958MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14112.97412512312168221.3201837313511372141.148.180.532.085.583.382.69.560
    1959Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal41275Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10122.933824629141199.116374651867882011.157.360.813.033.973.341.31.455
    1959MLB Totals: BALbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10122.943824629141199.316374651867882011.167.370.813.033.983.351.31.455
    1960San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31286Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8133.204324616192202.2198807216721454221.338.790.713.206.443.552.01.381
    1960MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8133.204324616192202.7198807216721454221.348.810.713.206.453.562.01.381
    1961San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31297Log - Sp - Ext - Perf753.594614419322130.1132635210331102011.279.120.692.287.604.353.33.583
    1961MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf753.604614419322130.3132635210331102011.279.130.692.287.614.363.33.583
    1962San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31308Log - Sp - Ext - Perf19143.534339202140280.228212611018661954071.249.040.582.126.254.042.95.576
    1962MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf19143.534339202140280.728212611018661954071.249.060.582.126.264.052.95.576
    1963San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn15319Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14103.163633103131222.1218907814701166071.308.820.572.834.703.641.66.583
    1963MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14103.163633103131222.3218907814701166071.308.830.572.844.703.651.66.583
    1964San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn313210Log - Sp - Ext - Perf875.40368101328285.08255511035541041.388.681.063.715.725.821.54.533
    1964MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf875.40368101328285.08255511035541041.388.681.063.715.725.821.54.533
    1965Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmln333311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1062.1862100426118111.18735271030786021.057.030.812.436.312.832.60.625
    1965MLB Totals: MLNbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1062.1962100426118111.38735271030786021.057.050.812.436.322.842.60.625
    1966Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl333412Log - Sp - Ext - Perf232.40240001524641.1441411318200021.509.580.653.924.353.051.11.400
    1966Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit313412Log - Sp - Ext - Perf322.78372001135471.1742422323472141.369.340.382.905.933.032.04.600
    1966MLB Totals: ATL-PITbyYearMLB----342Log - Sp - Ext - Perf552.6561200265910112.71183833641672161.429.470.483.295.373.051.63.500
    1967Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit313513Log - Sp - Ext - Perf565.82271110616086.28858561041341131.499.141.044.263.536.020.83.455
    1967MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf565.85271110616086.78858561041341131.509.191.044.283.556.060.83.455
    MLB Totals (14 yrs)1051003.294791996313137280481,817.016977586651375561133305421.248.410.682.755.613.752.04.512
    National League Totals (9 yrs)76663.50354132427104222351,231.7120554547994388799264321.298.810.692.845.843.982.06.535
    American League Totals (5 yrs)29342.8612567216335813585.34922131864316833441101.137.570.662.585.143.281.99.460
    San Francisco Giants Totals (5 yrs)56493.5520411841730867921.091241436368276620172211.298.910.662.706.064.052.25.533
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (5 yrs)29342.8612567216335813585.34922131864316833441101.137.570.662.585.143.281.99.460
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (2 yrs)884.4464131017514158.016282781364813271.439.230.743.654.614.671.27.500
    Milwaukee Braves Totals (1 yrs)1062.1962100426118111.38735271030786021.057.050.812.436.322.842.60.625
    Atlanta Braves Totals (1 yrs)232.41240001524641.3441411318200021.519.640.663.944.383.071.11.400
    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%
    1954Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2422p---173000000000200000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    1956Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal1824p---241000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    1957Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3825pL-S-E-P33734350001001805000.147.171.147.3184050.029.000.1922.5020.008.000.00.000.0
    1958Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal4126pL-S-E-P442725820112062704002.111.179.181.36082133.181.070.1597.3232.934.5072.01.2237.5
    1959Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal4127pL-S-E-P543605500121141802001.083.141.133.2746681.117.050.0986.0627.274.5060.01.5220.0
    1960San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3128pL-S-E-P6495686000011111903000.107.254.107.3617060.196.000.16215.7127.141.730.00.000.0
    1961San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3129pL-S-E-P749391400020011004100.103.122.103.2254540.026.000.1332.2222.2210.000.00.000.0
    1962San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3130pL-S-E-P84990712000611629010001.133.188.133.321106120.067.000.1975.6627.364.830.00.000.0
    1963San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1531pL-S-E-P9477861630030242305001.205.244.244.48887193.064.039.2914.6026.445.750.00.0018.8
    1964San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3132pL-S-E-P105022400000001700000.000.043.000.0432300.045.000.0004.3530.437.000.00.000.0
    1965Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmln3333pL-S-E-P1162231410020011102000.174.208.217.4252651.087.043.3333.8542.3111.000.00.0025.0
    1966Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3334pL-S-E-P12268120001000300000.250.250.250.500820.000.000.4000.0037.500.000.00.000.0
    1966Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3134pL-S-E-P123716110001001500000.063.118.063.1811710.063.000.0915.8829.415.000.00.000.0
    1967Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3135pL-S-E-P132826130000002801000.115.179.115.2942930.077.000.1676.9027.594.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (14 yrs)5305284366602195538171036105.125.183.148.331603788.095.023.1806.3028.364.50264.00.3312.1
    National League Totals (9 yrs)3973583048400152427115025102.134.194.145.339411524.081.011.1976.5727.984.260.00.008.3
    American League Totals (5 yrs)13317013182024311156011003.106.160.153.313192264.124.047.1435.7329.175.0985.01.0422.2
    San Francisco Giants Totals (5 yrs)244285263830011242388022102.133.197.144.341331413.084.011.1926.9526.593.830.00.007.9
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (5 yrs)13317013182024311156011003.106.160.153.313192264.124.047.1435.7329.175.0985.01.0422.2
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (2 yrs)65422400010031301000.095.156.095.2514640.071.000.1386.5228.264.330.00.000.0
    Milwaukee Braves Totals (1 yrs)62231410020011102000.174.208.217.4252651.087.043.3333.8542.3111.000.00.0025.0
    Atlanta Braves Totals (1 yrs)268120001000300000.250.250.250.500820.000.000.4000.0037.500.000.00.000.0
    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
    1954Baltimore OriolesALMLB22P7016.10500551.0000.700.314.5100.010
    1956Baltimore OriolesALMLB24P408.0000000.0000.000.002.6100.015
    1957Baltimore OriolesALMLB25P350140.1514212119.9050.500.1423.094.62
    1958Baltimore OriolesALMLB26P410221.112320244441.0001.100.2026.897.62
    1959Baltimore OriolesALMLB27P380199.1744335451.9441.300.2624.788.41
    1960San Francisco GiantsNLMLB28P430202.2929103938.9740.900.1927.987.82
    1961San Francisco GiantsNLMLB29P460130.18170125251.0000.500.1929.993.92
    1962San Francisco GiantsNLMLB30P430280.21539505954.9151.300.1926.187.83
    1963San Francisco GiantsNLMLB31P360222.1527103332.9700.900.1422.276.66
    1964San Francisco GiantsNLMLB32P36085.0510101615.9380.400.1822.272.05
    1965Milwaukee BravesNLMLB331B100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.610
    1965Milwaukee BravesNLMLB33P620111.112130125251.0000.400.2338.3100.01
    1966Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB34P37071.1650111111.0000.300.1522.8100.05
    1966Atlanta BravesNLMLB34P24041.11501661.0000.300.1514.892.38
    1967Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB35P27086.23120115151.0000.600.1716.796.410
    MLB Totals - (1B)100000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (P)47901,814882521311353340.9630.700.190.00.00
    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
    1954MLB7----------
    1956MLB4----------
    1957MLB35----------
    1958MLB41----------
    1959MLB38----------
    1960MLB43----------
    1961MLB46----------
    1962MLB43----------
    1963MLB36----------
    1964MLB36----------
    1965MLB62-1--------
    1966MLB61----------
    1967MLB27----------
    Totals479-1--------
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