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Bill PlummerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1965-1979 MLB Years: 1968-1978
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PositionsC-463, 3B-18, 1B-4Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWilliam Francis Plummer
Height6-1Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 21,1947 [71.094]PlaceOakland,California
High SchoolAnderson Union (Anderson,CA)
CollegeShasta College (Redding,CA)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1965 by the St. Louis Cardinals.
MLB DebutApril 19,1968 [21.029]
OrganizationsCIN [9] SLN [3] SEA [2] CHN [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID16682Retrosheet IDplumb101MLBAM ID120630
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed36Power57Contact30XBH69RBIs45Runs29Hitting26Durability18Team.524Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1965Florida CardinalsFla RkD-184210210275007000000000.265.265.314.579325102.265.049.049.2570.000.000.000.000.0018.52
1965Cedar RapidsMidwA-18715221000000000000.133.133.200.3333115.133.067.067.1460.000.000.000.000.0050.00
1966EugeneNwstA--194612561830111000000000.144.144.192.336244125.137.048.048.1480.000.000.000.80125.0022.22
1967ModestoCalifA+-201203974893861156000000000.234.234.368.60214625397.212.134.134.2690.000.000.002.7736.0926.88
1968Chicago CubsNLMLBchn8c2122000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1969IndianapolisAmerAAA-22104355418883741000000000.248.248.346.59412318355.233.098.099.2670.000.000.001.9750.7120.45
1970IndianapolisAmerAAA-231153653795121742000000000.260.260.356.61613020365.246.096.096.2740.000.000.001.9252.1421.05
1970Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin9c2348010000000210000.125.222.125.347109.167.000.000.1830.0022.220.000.000.000.00
1971IndianapolisAmerAAA-2410437250991551765000000000.266.266.470.73617537372.231.204.204.3300.000.000.004.5721.8837.37
1971Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin9c241019000000000400002.000.000.000.0000019.000.000.000.0000.0021.050.000.000.000.00
1972Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin9c253810281940290042002323.186.211.284.495296111.205.098.137.2163.6018.025.001.8051.0031.58
1973Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin9c26501198183021110182611052.151.268.227.495275139.176.076.235.22612.9518.711.441.4459.5027.78
1974Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin9c2750120727702101062101204.225.258.333.591409129.253.108.167.2704.6516.283.501.5560.0033.33
1975Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin9c286515917297011910242820420.182.291.245.536398189.209.063.220.25712.7014.811.170.53159.0027.59
1976Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin9c295615316386141902143601007.248.311.379.6905811168.301.131.209.3228.3321.432.572.3838.2528.95
1977Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin9c30511171016501711173400111.137.244.205.449246135.181.068.214.21512.5925.192.000.74117.0037.50
1978San Jose MissionsPCLAAAsea-c312478914202800131810000.179.304.282.58622492.207.103.269.28314.1319.571.382.1739.0028.57
1978Seattle MarinersALMLBsea3c314193620502700121901003.215.305.333.638317106.250.118.247.29811.3217.921.581.8946.5035.00
1979Spokane IndiansPCLAAAsea-c32116369379412244611426635500.255.332.331.66312218424.296.076.190.3069.9115.571.570.9492.2519.15
D Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4210210275007000000000.265.265.314.579325102.265.049.049.0000.000.000.000.000.0018.52
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter367892721683711482439519146101022.188.267.279.546249521007.221.091.198.0009.4318.972.011.3963.7130.95
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter636207623050361174926911558445500.242.263.359.6227451272145.233.117.143.0002.563.921.532.2842.3725.25
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter463153917439049113720211558445500.253.280.372.652572971608.248.119.154.0003.425.221.532.3041.5924.87
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1203974893861156000000000.234.234.368.60214625397.212.134.134.0000.000.000.002.7736.0926.88
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter715221000000000000.133.133.200.3333115.133.067.067.0000.000.000.000.000.0050.00
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4612561830111000000000.144.144.192.336244125.137.048.048.0000.000.000.000.80125.0022.22
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter324797661483211275438317145101019.186.263.274.53721845899.218.088.193.0009.2319.022.061.3366.4230.41
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4193620502700121901003.215.305.333.638317106.250.118.247.00011.3217.921.581.8946.5035.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter22000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623943274160636214284234410.188.267.279.54611023445.221.091.198.0009.4318.972.011.3963.7130.95
Average Minor - Per 162 games16252959128164126900142111100.242.263.359.62219032546.233.117.143.0002.563.921.532.2842.3725.25

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1979Spokane IndiansPCLAAAsea-Rel320018.0020200001.03220000003.0027.00------0.00--
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0018.0020200001.03220000003.0027.00------0.00--
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0018.0020200001.03220000003.0027.00------0.00--
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings0018.0044004400000220.06604404400000003.0027.00------0.00--

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1968Chicago CubsNLMLBchn21C1--2---221.0002.00------250.00.6
1970Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin23C4--6-1-76.8571.50------4100.02.5
1971Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24C4--72--991.0002.25------1040.02.5
1971Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin243B2--14--551.0002.50------1020.01.2
1972Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25C36-255148912158157.9944.360.626746.233894.723.4
1972Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin253B1-5-------------382.60.6
1972Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin251B1-78--1881.0008.001.14-----382.60.6
1973Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26C42-302170913180179.9944.260.5913668.445084.025.9
1973Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin263B5-14211-43.7500.600.21-----5010.03.1
1974Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27C49--2081361227221.9744.51-19-100.035098.030.2
1974Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin273B1---1--111.0001.00------502.00.6
1975Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28C63--1861425202200.9903.17-23-100.026596.938.9
1976Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29C54--2352161262256.9774.74-35-100.015696.433.3
1977Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30C50--1941533212209.9864.18-17-100.045198.030.9
1978San Jose Missions PCLAAAsea31C18--101926112110.9826.11-----42475.012.9
1978Seattle MarinersALMLBsea31C40--127931139136.9783.40-30390.914197.625.0
1979Spokane Indians PCLAAAsea32C102--46749139529516.9755.06-----911687.969.4
1979Spokane Indians PCLAAAsea323B9--511141716.9411.78------1167.86.1
1979Spokane Indians PCLAAAsea321B3--22-132322.9577.33------1162.62.0
MLB Totals for C - 10 season(s)-   C343-557128392231613981375.9844.012.471431689.9183430.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 4 season(s)-   3B9-19361-109.9001.000.47-----90.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1-78--1881.0008.001.14-----10.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C120--568581515641626.9775.22-----131200.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B9--511141716.9411.78------90.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B3--22-132322.9577.33------30.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1968Chicago CubsNLMLBchn21-1---------
1970Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin23-4---------
1971Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24-4---2-----
1972Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25-361--1-----
1973Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26-42---5-----
1974Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27-49---1-----
1975Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28-63---------
1976Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29-54---------
1977Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30-50---------
1978San Jose Missions PCLAAAsea31-18---------
1978Seattle MarinersALMLBsea31-40---------
1979Spokane Indians PCLAAAsea32-1023--9-----

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1980San Jose MissionsCalifA+Minorsea33Manager1397366.5250.52 
1981Wausau TimbersMidwAMinorsea34Manager1328448.636--1 League Champions
1982Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea35Bullpen Coach1627686.46917.04Rene Lachemann
1983Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea36Bullpen Coach16260102.37039.07Rene Lachemann,Del Crandall
1984Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAMinorsea37Manager1446381.4389.55 
1985Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAMinorsea38Manager1436677.46213.03 
1986Calgary CannonsPCLAAAMinorsea39Manager1436677.46221.55 
1987Calgary CannonsPCLAAAMinorsea40Manager1418457.596--1 Lost in Finals
1988Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea41Third Base Coach1616893.42235.57Dick Williams,Jim Snyder
1988Calgary CannonsPCLAAAMinorsea41Manager1426874.47917.03 
1989Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea42Bullpen Coach1627389.45126.06Jim Lefebvre
1990Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea43Bullpen Coach1627785.47526.05Jim Lefebvre
1991Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea44Third Base Coach1628379.51212.05Jim Lefebvre
1991Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea44Bullpen Coach1628379.51212.05Jim Lefebvre
1992Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea45Manager1626498.39532.07 
1993Colorado RockiesNLMLBMLBcol46Bullpen Coach1626795.41437.06Don Baylor
1994Colorado RockiesNLMLBMLBcol47Bullpen Coach1175364.4536.53Don Baylor
1995Jacksonville SunsSouAAMinordet48Manager1447569.52114.03 
1996Jacksonville SunsSouAAMinordet49Manager1387563.543--1 League Champions
1996Billings MustangsPioRkMinorcin49Manager722349.31919.04 
1997Chico HeatWestIndIndy-50Manager904545.50011.04 
1998Chico HeatWestIndIndy-51Manager896326.708--1 
1999Chico HeatWestIndIndy-52Manager906327.700--1 Lost in Finals
2000Yuma BullfrogsWestIndIndy-53Manager884543.5119.02 Lost in Semi-Finals
2001Yuma BullfrogsWestIndIndy-54Manager903951.433--3 
2002Lancaster JetHawksCalifA+Minorari55Manager1406377.45014.03 Lost in 1st Round
2003Yakima BearsNwstA-Minorari56Manager764531.5925.02 
2004Yakima BearsNwstA-Minorari57Manager763541.4617.04 
2005Lancaster JetHawksCalifA+Minorari58Manager1407565.536--2 Lost in Semi-Finals
2006Tennessee SmokiesSouAAMinorari59Manager1397069.50410.53 -
2007Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAMinorari60Manager1427567.5288.03 
2008Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAMinorari61Manager1426082.42322.04 
2009Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari62Minor League Catching Coordinator1627092.43225.05Bob Melvin,A.J. Hinch
2010Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari63Minor League Catching Coordinator1626597.40127.05Kirk Gibson,A.J. Hinch
2011Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari64Minor League Catching Coordinator1629468.580--1Kirk GibsonLost in 1st Round (Diamondbacks)
2012Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari65Minor League Catching Coordinator1628181.50013.04Kirk Gibson
2013Visalia RawhideCalifA+Minorari66Manager1407763.5506.02 Lost in Semi-Finals
2014Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari67Minor League Catching Coordinator1626498.39530.05Kirk Gibson,Alan Trammell
2015Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari68Minor League Catching Coordinator1627983.48813.03Chip Hale
2016Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari69Minor League Catching Coordinator1626993.42622.04Chip Hale
2017Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari70Minor League Catching Coordinator1629369.57411.02Torey LovulloLost in 1st Round (Dodgers)
2018Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari71Minor League Catching Coordinator744133.554--1Torey Lovullo
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1999Western League Manager of the Year1
2002California League Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1979-10-04Released by Mariners. 
1979-02-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mariners. 
1978-11-02Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1978-04-06ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mariners. 
1978-03-30Released by Reds. 
1969-01-09TradeTraded by Cubs with Clarence Jones and Ken Myette to Reds for Ted Abernathy. 
1965-04-25ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
* 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.