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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
William Joseph Scherrer
Stat Years
1977-1989  [mlb] 1982-1988
Height/Weight
6-4 / 180
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (513) ... 1B (1)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Cardinal O'Hara (Tonawanda,NY)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Cincinnati Reds in Round #1 (#1 overall) of the 1977 Amateur Entry Draft (Jan-Sec Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1982-09-07 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.230)
Service Time
Organizations
CIN [9] DET [3] BAL [1] CHN [1] SFN [1] NYN [1] TEX [1] PHI [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 17661 ... retro id: scheb001 ... mlbam id: 121805
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1977Shelby RedsWcarAcin-191---993.53272650010158.01328762410512211101.507.520.235.986.954.961.16.500
    1977Minor Totals: CINbyYearA----191---993.53272650010158.01328762410512211101.507.520.235.986.954.961.16.500
    1978Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-cin-202---643.5413133200084.0614333342875011.236.540.324.509.324.612.07.600
    1978Shelby RedsWcarAcin-202---024.061051005031.0271914226184011.717.840.587.555.235.520.69.000
    1978Minor Totals: CINbyYearA/A-----202---663.68231842050115.08862475681059021.366.890.395.328.224.851.54.500
    1979Tampa TarponsFSLA+cin-213---1231.812524104010159.012643320651409021.207.130.003.687.922.432.15.800
    1979Minor Totals: CINbyYearA+----211---1231.812524104010159.012643320651409021.207.130.003.687.922.432.15.800
    1980Waterbury RedsEastAAcin-224---783.34252543000151.013958561058842001.308.280.603.465.013.461.45.467
    1980Minor Totals: CINbyYearAA----221---783.34252543000151.013958561058842001.308.280.603.465.013.461.45.467
    1981Waterbury RedsEastAAcin-235---594.3150101024401119.012170571062896021.549.150.764.696.735.291.44.357
    1981Minor Totals: CINbyYearAA----231---594.3150101024401119.012170571062896021.549.150.764.696.735.291.44.357
    1982Tampa TarponsFSLA+cin-246---322.28762011047.1371312318450011.167.040.573.428.562.472.50.600
    1982Waterbury RedsEastAAcin-246---133.77553100031.0301513215180001.458.710.584.355.234.351.20.250
    1982Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-246---644.0619124227088.2684340732814011.136.900.713.258.224.362.53.600
    1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34246Log - Sp - Ext - Perf012.60520023017.117750070000.988.830.000.003.633.630.00.000
    1982Minor Totals: CINbyYearAA/A+/AAA----243---1093.50312393380167.0135716512651444021.207.280.653.507.763.832.22.526
    1982MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf012.63520023017.317750070000.998.950.000.003.683.682.00.000
    1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34257Log - Sp - Ext - Perf232.747300032731092.0733128633570001.157.140.593.235.583.031.73.400
    1983MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf232.747300032731092.0733128633570001.157.140.593.235.583.031.73.400
    1984Wichita AerosAmerAAAcin-268---233.2410000810116.21666111141001.628.640.545.947.563.241.27.400
    1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34268Log - Sp - Ext - Perf114.99360001236152.1643129615350001.5111.011.032.586.025.332.33.500
    1984Detroit TigersALMLBdet17268Log - Sp - Ext - Perf101.8918000218019.0144418160001.166.630.473.797.581.892.001.000
    1984Minor Totals: CINbyYearAAA----261---233.3310000810116.71666111141001.678.890.566.117.783.331.27.400
    1984MLB Totals: CIN-DETbyYearMLB----262Log - Sp - Ext - Perf214.18540001454171.3783533723510001.429.870.892.916.464.432.22.667
    1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet17279Log - Sp - Ext - Perf324.36480001448066.06235321041465011.568.451.365.596.274.771.12.600
    1985MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf324.36480001448066.06235321041465011.568.451.365.596.274.771.12.600
    1986Nashville SoundsAmerAAAdet-2810---525.06311001830458.2603633728492011.509.201.074.307.525.521.75.714
    1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet172810Log - Sp - Ext - Perf017.2913000813021.0191917322161011.958.141.299.436.868.140.73.000
    1986Minor Totals: DETbyYearAAA----281---525.10311001830458.7603633728492011.519.281.084.337.585.571.75.714
    1986MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf017.2913000813021.0191917322161011.958.141.299.436.868.140.73.000
    1987Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcin-2911---411.863300020331129.02566110244011.217.760.313.107.451.862.40.800
    1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin342911Log - Sp - Ext - Perf114.36230001023033.0431716316242001.7911.730.824.366.554.641.50.500
    1987Minor Totals: CINbyYearAAA----291---411.863300020331129.02566110244011.217.760.313.107.451.862.40.800
    1987MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf114.36230001023033.0431716316242001.7911.730.824.366.554.641.50.500
    1988Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-3012---005.5112000512016.117101018110001.539.370.554.416.065.511.38.000
    1988Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-3012---000.7110000610512.281106110001.115.680.004.267.820.711.83.000
    1988Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-3012---104.9110000110114.22312807122002.0514.110.004.307.367.361.711.000
    1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal373012Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0113.5040000404.08662330202.7518.004.506.756.7513.501.00.000
    1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi343012Log - Sp - Ext - Perf005.4080001806.27440230001.359.450.002.704.055.401.50.000
    1988Minor Totals: BAL-CHN-SFNbyYearAAA----303---103.96320001232643.7482319121342001.6010.000.214.387.084.791.621.000
    1988MLB Totals: BAL-PHIbyYearMLB----302Log - Sp - Ext - Perf018.8212000112010.71510102560201.9613.241.764.415.298.821.20.000
    1989Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn313113---203.0320000720029.2251010218170011.457.580.615.465.163.030.941.000
    1989Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-3113---008.4450003505.16652840022.6310.133.3813.506.7510.130.50.000
    1989Minor Totals: NYN-TEXbyYearAAA----312---203.86250001025035.0311615426210031.637.971.036.695.404.110.811.000
    MLB Totals (9 yrs)8104.082282008122611311.3307154141311402078221.448.880.904.055.994.461.48.444
    National League Totals (5 yrs)463.671452005714311201.3204908215661262001.349.130.672.955.644.031.91.400
    American League Totals (4 yrs)444.838300024830110.010364591674816221.618.431.316.056.635.241.09.500
    Minor League Totals63503.40312127331295185231,052.092147839855519826501131.377.880.474.447.074.091.59.558
    Minor: A- Totals643.5413133200084.0614333342875011.236.540.324.509.324.612.07.600
    Minor: A Totals9113.62373160060189.015910676613114015111.537.570.296.246.675.051.07.450
    Minor: A+ Totals1551.923230124120206.316356443831859031.197.120.133.628.082.452.23.750
    Minor: AA Totals13203.7780408424401301.0290143126221351918021.418.670.664.045.714.281.41.394
    Minor: AAA Totals20103.9515013427013722271.72481301192112822313061.398.230.704.257.404.311.74.667
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (4 yrs)463.611372005613511194.7197867815641232001.349.130.702.975.703.991.92.400
    Detroit Tigers Totals (3 yrs)434.507900024790106.09558531471786021.578.071.196.036.624.921.10.571
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (1 yrs)005.8180001806.77440230001.4510.160.002.904.355.811.50.000
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (1 yrs)0113.5040000404.08662330202.7518.004.506.756.7513.501.00.000
    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%
    1977Shelby RedsWcarAcin-19p---1270000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1978Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-cin-20p---21329341001000711000.138.167.172.3393151.034.034.1820.0022.580.000.00.0025.0
    1979Tampa TarponsFSLA+cin-21p---3315751210080211302000.211.224.228.45260131.000.017.2731.6721.6713.000.00.008.3
    1980Waterbury RedsEastAAcin-22p---425492400000021103000.082.118.082.2005440.041.000.1053.7020.375.500.00.000.0
    1981Waterbury RedsEastAAcin-23p---55117020001004403000.118.286.118.4042420.235.000.15416.6716.671.000.00.000.0
    1982Tampa TarponsFSLA+cin-24p---6713020000001504000.154.214.154.3681820.077.000.2505.5627.785.000.00.000.0
    1982Waterbury RedsEastAAcin-24p---6511020002000400000.182.182.182.3641120.000.000.2860.0036.360.000.00.000.0
    1982Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-24p---62226460002000703000.231.231.231.4622960.000.000.3160.0024.140.000.00.000.0
    1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3424pL-S-E-P662010000001001000.500.667.5001.167410.500.000.50025.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3425pL-S-E-P77311010000001301000.091.167.091.2581310.091.000.1257.6923.083.000.00.000.0
    1984Wichita AerosAmerAAAcin-26p---8101000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3426pL-S-E-P8363000000000201000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1987Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcin-29p---9331000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3429pL-S-E-P9231000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1988Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-30p---101210100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.000110.000.0001.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1988Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-30p---10101000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1988Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-30p---10102000000000200000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (4 yrs)13817020000002503000.118.211.118.3292220.118.000.1679.0922.732.500.00.000.0
    National League Totals (4 yrs)13817020000002503000.118.211.118.3292220.118.000.1679.0922.732.500.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals25620814332001402853116000.159.194.168.362233352.038.009.2133.4322.756.630.00.006.1
    Minor: A- Totals1329341001000711000.138.167.172.3393151.034.034.1820.0022.580.000.00.0025.0
    Minor: A+ Totals387051410080221806000.200.222.214.43678151.014.014.2692.5623.089.000.00.007.1
    Minor: AA Totals81772800030061906000.104.169.104.2738980.078.000.1386.7421.353.170.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals9732470002000903000.219.219.219.4383570.000.000.3040.0025.710.000.00.000.0
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (4 yrs)13817020000002503000.118.211.118.3292220.118.000.1679.0922.732.500.00.000.0
    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
    1978Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-20P1300.0424203028.9332.200.0018.6100.06
    1978Shelby RedsWcarA20P1000.0111121312.9231.200.007.2100.010
    1979Tampa TarponsFSLA+21P2500.0330243533.9431.300.0018.780.66
    1980Waterbury RedsEastAA22P2500.0228103130.9681.200.0018.0100.03
    1981Waterbury RedsEastAA23P5000.0214211816.8890.300.0036.298.01
    1982Tampa TarponsFSLA+24P700.0115201816.8892.300.005.4100.013
    1982Waterbury RedsEastAA24P500.02640128.6671.600.003.6100.014
    1982Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA24P1900.0318202321.9131.100.0014.086.49
    1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLB24P5017.1031043.7500.600.183.183.314
    1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLB25P73092.02180120201.0000.300.2245.1100.01
    1984Wichita AerosAmerAAA26P1000.01100221.0000.200.006.5100.012
    1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLB26P36052.1111101312.9230.300.2322.2100.05
    1984Detroit TigersALMLB26P18019.00100111.0000.100.0511.1100.010
    1985Detroit TigersALMLB27P48066.0711222018.9000.400.2729.8100.03
    1986Nashville SoundsAmerAAA281B100.01000111.0001.000.000.73.29
    1986Nashville SoundsAmerAAA28P3100.038111211.9170.400.0021.8100.02
    1986Detroit TigersALMLB28P13021.01300441.0000.300.198.0100.013
    1987Nashville SoundsAmerAAA29P3300.0470011111.0000.300.0023.6100.04
    1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLB29P23033.03300661.0000.300.1814.2100.010
    1988Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAA30P1200.00200221.0000.200.008.4100.016
    1988Iowa CubsAmerAAA30P1000.01400551.0000.500.007.0100.013
    1988Rochester Red WingsILAAA30P1000.00100111.0000.100.007.1100.010
    1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB30P806.20101111.0000.100.165.0100.014
    1988Baltimore OriolesALMLB30P404.0000000.0000.000.002.5100.015
    1989Tidewater TidesILAAA31P2000.02700991.0000.500.0013.7100.09
    1989Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAA31P500.00201221.0000.400.003.4100.015
    MLB Totals - (P)228031014514410.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (1B)100100011.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)1500014503210.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (P)80006487111.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (P)32004454412.0000.000.00---------
    A Totals - (P)10001111211.0000.000.00---------
    A- Totals - (P)13004242012.0000.000.00---------
    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
    1978Minor23----------
    1979Minor25----------
    1980Minor25----------
    1981Minor50----------
    1982MLB5----------
    1982Minor31----------
    1983MLB73----------
    1984MLB54----------
    1984Minor10----------
    1985MLB48----------
    1986MLB13----------
    1986Minor31-1--------
    1987MLB23----------
    1987Minor33----------
    1988MLB12----------
    1988Minor32----------
    1989Minor25----------
    Totals513-1--------