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Billy ShantzTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1954-1955 MLB Years: 1954-1955
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PositionsC-130Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWilliam Ebert Shantz
Height6-1Weight160BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 31,1927PlacePottstown,Pennsylvania
Death DateDecember 13,1993 [66.135]
High SchoolPottstown (Pottstown,PA)
MLB DebutApril 13,1954 [26.257]
OrganizationsKC1 [1] PHA [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID17873Retrosheet IDshanb101MLBAM ID122061
RelationshipsBrother of Bobby Shantz
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed27Power40Contact69XBH42RBIs39Runs20Hitting64Durability42Team.370Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

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YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1954Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha11c265116413429311700172300005.256.326.366.6926013181.293.110.213.3219.3912.711.350.55164.0030.95
1955Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc122c277921718564111200111403116.258.293.300.593656232.271.042.092.2714.746.031.270.43217.0010.71
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1303813198134229002837031111.257.307.328.63512519413.280.071.144.0006.788.961.320.48190.5019.39
Kansas City Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7921718564111200111403116.258.293.300.593656232.271.042.092.0004.746.031.270.43217.0010.71
Philadelphia Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5116413429311700172300005.256.326.366.6926013181.293.110.213.0009.3912.711.350.55164.0030.95
Average MLB - Per 162 games16247539122165236003546041114.257.307.328.63515624515.280.071.144.0006.788.961.320.48190.5019.39

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1954Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha26C51--1702851203198.9753.88-----551100.033.1
1955Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc127C78--2612738291288.9903.69-----37998.750.6
1960New York YankeesALMLBnya32C1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.6
MLB Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C130--4325589495487.9843.75-----81300.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1954Philadelphia AthleticsALMLBpha26-51---------
1955Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc127-78---------
1960New York YankeesALMLBnya32-1---------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1959-04-04Purchased by Yankees from Athletics. 
1948-01-01ContractSigned 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.