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Willie StargellTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1960-1982 MLB Years: 1962-1982
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Major Award Winner
World Series Champion

PositionsOF-1296, 1B-848Position when DraftedOF-1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWilver Dornel Stargell
Height6-2Weight225BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateMarch 6,1940PlaceEarlsboro,Oklahoma
Death DateApril 9,2001 [61.034]
High SchoolEncinal (Alameda,CA)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1958 by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Signing Bonus$1,500Signing ScoutsBob Zuk
MLB DebutSeptember 16,1962 [22.194]
OrganizationsPIT [23] Awards9Awards Voting11-1101
TBC Player ID18389Retrosheet IDstarw101MLBAM ID122685
RelationshipsUncle of Tim Stargell
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Player Notes:   Hit for the cycle on July 22, 1964 ... The Pittsburgh Pirates retired his #8 on September 6,1982
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed36Power95Contact27XBH91RBIs94Runs58Hitting79Durability61Team.544Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1960Grand ForksNorthernInd-20107396631031911161000000000.260.260.396.65615731396.239.136.136.2900.000.000.002.7836.0030.10
1961AshevilleSALA-21130453781312182289000000000.289.289.517.80623451453.253.228.227.3480.000.000.004.8620.5938.93
1962ColumbusILAAA-22138497971372182782000000000.276.276.513.78925556497.234.237.237.3420.000.000.005.4318.4140.88
1962Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit8of2210311931040131000010.290.353.452.80514434.429.162.226.3468.8229.413.330.000.0044.44
1963Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit8of231083043474116114702198520306.243.290.428.71813028328.299.185.240.3175.7925.914.473.3527.6437.84
1964Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit8of-1b2411742153115197217811179221127.273.304.501.80521147442.304.228.268.3513.8520.815.414.7520.0540.87
1965Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit8of2514453368145258271071139127703138.272.328.501.82926760582.309.229.302.3586.7021.823.264.6419.7441.38
1966Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit8of2614048584153300331022348109655167.315.381.581.96228263549.345.266.363.4108.7419.852.276.0114.7041.18
1967Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit8of2713446254125186207310671033222512.271.365.465.83021544536.308.194.342.35912.5019.221.543.7323.1035.20
1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit8of2812843557103151246750471056171112.237.315.441.75619240496.252.204.324.3399.4821.172.234.8418.1338.83
1969Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit8of2914552289160316299210611206051410.307.382.556.93829066594.347.249.368.41010.2720.201.974.8818.0041.25
1970Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit8of3013647470125183318501441195061114.264.329.511.84024252529.285.247.338.3628.3222.502.705.8615.2941.60
1971Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit8of31141511104151260481250083154705208.295.398.6281.02632174606.328.333.495.44513.7025.411.867.9210.6549.01
1972Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit81b3213849575145282331121165129207157.293.373.558.93127663569.329.265.396.41011.4222.671.985.8015.0043.45
1973Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit8of33148522106156433441190080129304226.299.392.6461.03833790609.317.347.500.44313.1421.181.617.2211.8657.69
1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit8of341405089015337425960287106604218.301.407.537.94427366605.336.236.404.41614.3817.521.224.1320.3243.14
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit81b35124461711363222290005810930469.295.375.516.89123856526.341.221.347.39811.0320.721.884.1820.9541.18
1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit81b36117428541102032065205010150464.257.339.458.79719643487.289.201.322.36210.2720.742.024.1121.4039.09
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit81b376318629511201335013155302104.274.383.548.93110225222.317.274.435.39113.9624.771.775.8614.3149.02
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit81b38122390601151822897325093703108.295.382.567.94922148450.320.272.403.41511.1120.671.866.2213.9341.74
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit81b3912642460119190328201471053061210.281.352.552.90423451480.297.271.380.3859.7921.882.236.6713.2542.86
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit81b406720228531011138002652201102.262.351.485.8369822231.300.223.351.35811.2622.512.004.7618.3641.51
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit81b4138602174009005900110.283.333.350.68321466.327.067.150.3087.5813.641.800.000.0023.53
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit81b4274736174031700102400211.233.318.411.72930785.292.178.315.32111.7628.242.403.5324.3341.18
MLB Totals - 21 Season(s)Filter23607927119522324235547515401716937193678975227143.282.360.529.88941909539026.314.247.365.00010.3821.452.075.2616.6942.70
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter268950175268421649171000000000.282.282.515.797489107950.243.233.233.0000.000.000.005.1619.3939.93
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter138497971372182782000000000.276.276.513.78925556497.234.237.237.0000.000.000.005.4318.4140.88
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter130453781312182289000000000.289.289.517.80623451453.253.228.227.0000.000.000.004.8620.5938.93
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter107396631031911161000000000.260.260.396.65615731396.239.136.136.0000.000.000.002.7836.0030.10
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 21 Season(s)Filter23607927119522324235547515401716937193678975227143.282.360.529.88941909539026.314.247.365.00010.3821.452.075.2616.6942.70
Average MLB - Per 162 games162544821532943310611641335151610.282.360.529.88928865620.314.247.365.00010.3821.452.075.2616.6942.70
Average Minor - Per 162 games162574106162251030103000000000.282.282.515.79729665574.243.233.233.0000.000.000.005.1619.3939.93

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1962Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22OF9--1211-1413.9291.44------1090.05.6
1963Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23OF65--7834-8581.9531.25------10860.240.1
1963Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit231B16--1489518162157.9699.81------10814.89.9
1964Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24OF59--7929-9081.9001.37------11750.436.4
1964Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit241B50--48622150509508.99810.16------11742.730.9
1965Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25OF137--2081283228220.9651.61------14495.184.6
1965Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit251B7--602-562621.0008.86------1444.94.3
1966Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26OF127--180911-200189.9451.49------14090.778.4
1966Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit261B15--1204-171241241.0008.27------14010.79.3
1967Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27OF98--14012101162152.9381.55------13473.160.5
1967Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit271B37--30715125323322.9978.70------13427.622.8
1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28OF113--144129-165156.9451.38------12888.369.8
1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit281B13--1107-121171171.0009.00------12810.28.0
1969Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29OF116--159451168163.9701.41------14580.071.6
1969Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit291B23--17410220186184.9898.00------14515.914.2
1970Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30OF125--1841651205200.9761.60------13691.977.2
1970Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit301B1---1--111.0001.00------1360.70.6
1971Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31OF138--237844249245.9841.78------14197.985.2
1972Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit321B101-832881401596936921.9849.121.11-----13873.265.2
1972Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32OF32-2675012-5351.9621.590.19-----13823.220.6
1973Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit33OF142-12182611471282275.9751.940.23-----14895.987.7
1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34OF135--253891270261.9671.93------14096.483.3
1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit341B1--3---331.0003.00------1400.70.6
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit351B122--1121541011211851175.9929.63------12498.475.8
1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit361B111--103753137611031090.9889.82------11794.968.5
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit371B55--44927726483476.9868.65------6387.334.0
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit381B112--87557676938932.9948.32------12291.869.6
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit391B113--949473102999996.9978.81------12689.769.8
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit401B54--46033454497493.9929.13------6780.633.3
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit411B9--70--1070701.0007.78------3823.78.8
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit421B8--433-246461.0005.75------7410.84.9
MLB Totals for OF - 13 season(s)-   OF1296-14851985102841221712087.9611.611.41-----12960.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 18 season(s)-   1B848-83272933846770177447677.9919.059.23-----8480.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1962Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22---------9-
1963Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23--16------65-
1964Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24--50------59-
1965Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25--7------137-
1966Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26--15------127-
1967Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27--37------98-
1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28--13------113-
1969Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29--23------116-
1970Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30--1------125-
1971Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31---------138-
1972Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32--101------32-
1973Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit33---------142-
1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34--1------135-
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit35--122--------
1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit36--111--------
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit37--55--------
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit38--112--------
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39--113--------
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit40--54--------
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit41--9--------
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit42--8--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1970Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB30312061001001100000.500.538.5831.1217113.545.083.1677.697.691.000.000.0016.67
1971Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB31414100000002600000.000.125.000.1250016.000.000.14312.5037.503.000.000.000.00
1971Pittsburgh PiratesWorld SeriesMLB31724351001007900000.208.387.250.6376131.333.042.33322.5829.031.290.000.0020.00
1972Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB32516111001002500000.063.167.125.2922118.091.062.18811.1127.782.500.000.00100.00
1974Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB34415360024001200000.400.438.8001.23812216.364.400.4676.2512.502.0012.507.5033.33
1975Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB35311121000001300000.182.250.273.5233112.250.091.1828.3325.003.000.000.0050.00
1979Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB39311252026003200000.455.5711.1821.75313414.429.7271.00021.4314.290.6714.295.5080.00
1979Pittsburgh PiratesWorld SeriesMLB397307124037000600000.400.400.8331.23325730.429.433.4330.0020.000.0010.0010.0058.33
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 6 yrs22798205041200101900000.253.337.468.80537989.286.215.34211.2421.351.904.4919.7545.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs1454101750380071500000.315.393.574.96731861.389.259.38911.4824.592.144.9218.0047.06

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1986Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl46First Base Coach1617289.44723.56Chuck Tanner
1987Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl47First Base Coach1616992.42920.55Chuck Tanner
1988Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl48First Base Coach16054106.33839.56Chuck Tanner,Russ Nixon
* 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

Awards [9]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1965MLB Player of the Month (June)1
1971MLB Player of the Month (June) ... MLB Player of the Month (April)2
1974Roberto Clemente Award1
1977National League Player of the Week (May 2-May 8)1
1978NL Comeback Player of the Year1
1979National League Most Valuable Player ... NLCS Most Valuable Player ... World Series MVP3

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1958-08-07ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
* 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.