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Bill ScherrerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1977-1989 MLB Years: 1982-1988
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World Series Champion

PositionsP-513, 1B-1Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWilliam Joseph Scherrer
Height6-4Weight180BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateJanuary 20,1958 [60.127]PlaceTonawanda,New York
High SchoolCardinal O'Hara (Tonawanda,NY)

DraftedSelected by the Cincinnati Reds [Team Picks] in the 1st round (1st overall) of the 1977 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Cleveland Indians [Team Picks] in the 6th round (134th overall) of the 1976 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutSeptember 7,1982 [24.230]
OrganizationsCIN [9] DET [3] BAL [1] CHN [1] NYN [1] PHI [1] SFN [1] TEX [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID17661Retrosheet IDscheb001MLBAM ID121805
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts65Walks43Hittable62SO/BB49vsPower62Hitting13Durability66Team.484Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1977Shelby RedsWcarAcin-ST19993.53272615000158.01328762410512211101.507.520.235.986.951.16.500-
1978Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-cin-ST20643.5413130320084.0614333342875001.236.540.324.509.322.07.600-
1978Shelby RedsWcarAcin-S/R20024.061055100031.0271914226184001.717.840.587.555.230.69.000-
1978Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--S/R0663.68231854200115.08862475681059001.366.890.395.328.221.54.5003.10
1979Tampa TarponsFSLA+cin-ST211231.812524110400159.012643320651409001.207.13--3.687.922.15.800-
1980Waterbury RedsEastAAcin-ST22783.34252504300151.013958561058842001.308.280.603.465.011.45.467-
1981Waterbury RedsEastAAcin-Rel23594.3150104010241119.012170571062896001.549.150.764.696.731.44.357-
1982Tampa TarponsFSLA+cin-ST24322.28761201047.0371312318450001.167.040.573.428.562.50.600-
1982Waterbury RedsEastAAcin-ST24133.77550310031.0301513215180001.458.710.584.355.231.20.250-
1982Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-S/R24644.0619127422088.2684340732814001.136.900.713.258.222.53.600-
1982Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorMLB--S/R01093.50312389330166.1135716512651444001.207.280.653.507.762.22.5263.09
1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34S/R24012.60523002017.017750070000.988.83----3.630.00.0001.91
1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34R/CL25232.747307300321092.0733128633570001.157.140.593.235.581.73.4003.44
1984Wichita AerosAmerAAAcin-Rel26233.2410010008116.21666111141001.628.640.545.947.561.27.400-
1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34Rel26114.99360360012152.0643129615350001.5111.011.032.586.022.33.5003.78
1984Detroit TigersALMLBdet17Rel26101.8918018002019.0144418160001.166.630.473.797.582.001.0003.03
1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet17Rel27324.36480480014066.06235321041465011.568.451.365.596.271.12.6005.17
1986Nashville SoundsAmerAAAdet-Rel28525.06311300018458.2603633728492001.509.201.074.307.521.75.714-
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet17Rel28017.2913013008021.0191917322161011.958.141.299.436.860.73.0006.39
1987Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcin-R/CL29411.863303300201129.02566110244001.217.760.313.107.452.40.800-
1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34Rel29114.36230230010033.0431716316242001.7911.730.824.366.551.50.5004.05
1988Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-Rel30000.7110010006512.281106110001.115.68--4.267.821.83--
1988Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-Rel30104.9110010001114.22312807122002.0514.11--4.307.361.711.000-
1988Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-Rel30005.5112012005016.017101018110001.539.370.554.416.061.38--
1988Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorMLB--Rel0103.92320320012642.2482319121342001.589.890.214.337.011.621.0002.95
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal37Rel300113.5040400004.08662330202.7518.004.506.756.751.00.00010.02
1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34Rel30005.4080800106.27440230001.359.45--2.704.051.50-2.77
1989Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn31Rel31203.0320020007029.2251010218170001.457.580.615.465.160.941.000-
1989Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-Rel31008.4450500305.06652840002.6310.133.3813.506.750.50--
1989Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--Rel0203.86250250010034.1311615426210001.637.971.036.695.400.811.0005.28
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter8104.082282226008111310.0307154141311402078221.448.870.904.055.981.48.4441.33
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter63503.40312127185331295231048.09214783985551982650101.377.880.474.447.071.59.558-
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter20103.9415013137427022268.22481301192112822313001.388.220.704.247.391.74.667-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter13203.7780404084241301.0290143126221351918001.418.670.664.045.711.41.394-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1551.923230212410206.016356443831859001.197.110.133.628.072.23.750-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter9113.62373166000189.015910676613114015101.537.570.296.246.671.07.450-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter643.5413130320084.0614333342875001.236.540.324.509.322.07.600-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter463.611372135005611194.2197867815641232001.349.110.692.965.691.92.400-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter434.507907900240106.09558531471786021.578.071.196.036.621.10.571-
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter005.4080800106.27440230001.359.45--2.704.051.50--
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0113.5040400004.08662330202.7518.004.506.756.751.00.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings674.08161116000578220.021710910022991466111.448.870.904.055.981.48.4621.33
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings13103.4065273873205220.0193100831210917310001.377.880.474.447.071.59.565-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1978Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-cin-p201329341001000711000.138.167.172.3395131.182.034.034.1600.0022.580.000.000.0025.00
1979Tampa TarponsFSLA+cin-p21315751210080211302000.211.224.228.45213160.273.017.000.2061.6721.6713.000.000.008.33
1980Waterbury RedsEastAAcin-p2225492400000021103000.082.118.082.2004054.105.000.041.0993.7020.375.500.000.000.00
1981Waterbury RedsEastAAcin-p235117020001004403000.118.286.118.4042024.154.000.235.22216.6716.671.000.000.000.00
1982Tampa TarponsFSLA+cin-p24713020000001504000.154.214.154.3682018.250.000.077.1805.5627.785.000.000.000.00
1982Waterbury RedsEastAAcin-p24511020002000400000.182.182.182.3642011.286.000.000.1650.0036.360.000.000.000.00
1982Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-p242226460002000703000.231.231.231.4626029.316.000.000.2090.0024.140.000.000.000.00
1982Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         345041000040011607000.200.216.200.41610058.294.000.020.1911.7227.5916.000.000.000.00
1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34p2462010000001001000.500.667.5001.167104.500.000.500.53725.000.000.000.000.000.00
1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34p257311010000001301000.091.167.091.2581013.125.000.091.1347.6923.083.000.000.000.00
1984Wichita AerosAmerAAAcin-p26101000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34p26363000000000201000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1987Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcin-p29331000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34p29231000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1988Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-p30101000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1988Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-p301210100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.000.9050.000.000.000.000.000.00
1988Totals for AAA-AAA         324010000000200000.250.250.250.500104.500.000.000.2260.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1988Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-p30102000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1988Totals for AAA-AAA         324010000000200000.250.250.250.500104.500.000.000.2260.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter13817020000002503000.118.211.118.3292022.167.000.118.0009.0922.732.500.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter25620814332001402853116000.159.194.168.362352233.213.009.038.0003.4322.756.630.000.006.06
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter9732470002000903000.219.219.219.4387035.304.000.000.0000.0025.710.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter81772800030061906000.104.169.104.2738089.138.000.078.0006.7421.353.170.000.000.00
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter387051410080221806000.200.222.214.43615178.269.014.014.0002.5623.089.000.000.007.14
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1329341001000711000.138.167.172.3395131.182.034.034.0000.0022.580.000.000.0025.00
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter13817020000002503000.118.211.118.3292022.167.000.118.0009.0922.732.500.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16220020000002604000.118.211.118.3292026.167.000.118.0009.0922.732.500.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162132921100901534110000.159.194.168.362221147.213.009.038.0003.4322.756.630.000.006.06

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Eugene Emeralds NwstA-cin20P13--4242-3028.9332.15------13100.018.6
1978Shelby Reds WcarAcin20P10--111121312.9231.20------10100.07.2
1979Tampa Tarpons FSLA+cin21P25--330243533.9431.32------3180.618.7
1980Waterbury Reds EastAAcin22P25--2281-3130.9681.20------25100.018.0
1981Waterbury Reds EastAAcin23P50--214211816.8890.32------5198.036.2
1982Tampa Tarpons FSLA+cin24P7--1152-1816.8892.29------7100.05.4
1982Waterbury Reds EastAAcin24P5--264-128.6671.60------5100.03.6
1982Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin24P19--3182-2321.9131.11------2286.414.0
1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24P5-17-31-43.7500.600.18-----683.33.1
1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25P73-92218-120201.0000.270.22-----73100.045.1
1984Wichita Aeros AmerAAAcin26P10--11--221.0000.20------10100.06.5
1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26P36-521111-1312.9230.330.23-----36100.022.2
1984Detroit TigersALMLBdet26P18-19-1--111.0000.060.05-----18100.011.1
1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet27P48-66711222018.9000.380.27-----48100.029.8
1986Nashville Sounds AmerAAAdet28P31--38111211.9170.35------31100.021.8
1986Nashville Sounds AmerAAAdet281B1--1---111.0001.00------313.20.7
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet28P13-2113--441.0000.310.19-----13100.08.0
1987Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcin29P33--47--11111.0000.33------33100.023.6
1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29P23-3333--661.0000.260.18-----23100.014.2
1988Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn30P12---2--221.0000.17------12100.08.4
1988Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal30P10---1--111.0000.10------10100.07.1
1988Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn30P10--14--551.0000.50------10100.07.0
1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi30P8-6-1-1111.0000.130.17-----8100.05.0
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30P4-4-------------4100.02.5
1989Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn31P20--27--991.0000.45------20100.013.7
1989Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex31P5---2-1221.0000.40------5100.03.4
MLB Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P228-3101451446965.9420.290.21-----2280.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P150--1450326764.9550.43------1500.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P80--648716154.8850.68------800.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P32--445445349.9251.53------320.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P10--111121312.9231.20------100.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P13--4242-3028.9332.15------130.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Eugene Emeralds NwstA-cin2013----------
1978Shelby Reds WcarAcin2010----------
1979Tampa Tarpons FSLA+cin2125----------
1980Waterbury Reds EastAAcin2225----------
1981Waterbury Reds EastAAcin2350----------
1982Tampa Tarpons FSLA+cin247----------
1982Waterbury Reds EastAAcin245----------
1982Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin2419----------
1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin245----------
1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2573----------
1984Wichita Aeros AmerAAAcin2610----------
1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2636----------
1984Detroit TigersALMLBdet2618----------
1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet2748----------
1986Nashville Sounds AmerAAAdet2831-1--------
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet2813----------
1987Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcin2933----------
1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2923----------
1988Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn3012----------
1988Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal3010----------
1988Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn3010----------
1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi308----------
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal304----------
1989Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn3120----------
1989Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex315----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1984Detroit TigersWorld SeriesMLB26003.003003.0510001.6715.000.000.000.0000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs003.0030300003.0501000001.6715.000.000.000.0000.00.000

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2010Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha52Special Assistant to the Senior VP/General Manager1628874.5436.02Ozzie Guillen
* 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.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1988-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-08-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1988-08-01Released by Phillies. 
1988-06-25ContractSigned as Free Agent by Phillies. 
1988-05-02Released by Orioles. 
1988-01-27ContractSigned as Free Agent by Orioles. 
1987-10-27Released by Reds. 
1987-01-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1986-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1984-08-27TradeTraded by Reds to Tigers for Carl Willis and Cash. 
* 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.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Detroit TigersTeam Payroll27100,000-5022016370,78060,000100,000
1986Detroit TigersTeam Payroll2860,000-61438-386,34760,000160,000
1987Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll2960,000-59535-344,90660,000220,000
1988Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll3062,500-60438-392,10762,500282,500
1988Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll3062,500-60441-392,10762,500282,500
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red