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Bill WightTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1946-1958 MLB Years: 1946-1958
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PositionsP-347, 1B-1Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWilliam Robert Wight
Height6-1Weight180BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateApril 12,1922PlaceRio Vista,California
Death DateMay 17,2007 [85.035]
High SchoolMcClymonds (Oakland,CA)
MLB DebutApril 17,1946 [24.005]
OrganizationsBAL [3] CHA [3] DET [2] NYA [2] BOS [2] CLE [2] SLN [1] CIN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID19651Retrosheet IDwighb101MLBAM ID124247
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Player Notes:   Opening Day Starter for Chicago White Sox in 1950, Boston Red Sox in 1951 and Baltimore Orioles in 1956
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts29Walks39Hittable33SO/BB29vsPower33Hitting38Durability73Team.474Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1946New York YankeesALMLBnya30S/R24224.4614410103040.0442220130112001.839.820.226.692.450.37.5004.39
1947New York YankeesALMLBnya28ST25101.0011010009.08310230001.118.00--2.003.001.501.0002.50
1948Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29ST269204.80343227121223.02381321199135685101.679.590.365.442.740.50.3104.39
1949Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29ST2715133.313533214311245.025410690996783101.439.330.333.532.870.81.5363.53
1950Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29ST2810163.583028213320206.021389821079623001.429.310.443.452.710.78.3853.76
1951Boston Red SoxALMLBbos15S/R29775.103417174280118.01287767563382001.619.740.384.792.890.60.5003.98
1952Boston Red SoxALMLBbos15Rel30212.961028003024.01411831453101.155.181.115.181.850.36.6675.31
1952Detroit TigersALMLBdet18S/R30593.88231948300143.21677162755655301.5510.460.443.454.071.18.3573.27
1953Detroit TigersALMLBdet18S/R31038.881349003025.0353325414104001.9312.431.424.973.550.71.0005.51
1953Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle18,27Rel31213.7120020006126.2291211116141001.699.790.345.404.720.88.6673.83
1955Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30Rel33002.6317017008124.024870991001.389.00--3.383.381.00-2.74
1955Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal17S/R33682.45191458252117.01114332639545001.288.510.462.994.141.38.4293.11
1956Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal17ST349124.02352697120174.21989278772845001.5510.200.363.714.331.17.4293.16
1957Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal17S/R35663.642717102030121.01225349454500141.459.070.304.023.720.93.5003.50
1958Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin47Rel36014.0570700206.27431450001.659.451.355.406.751.25.0004.73
1958St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln45Rel36305.02281271011257.0643532732186001.6710.051.105.022.830.561.0005.11
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter77993.9534719814966155981559.016567916867471457445741.529.540.434.113.310.80.4381.26
Chicago White Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter34493.889993634752674.07053272912831020811201.519.410.374.142.780.67.410-
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter21263.46815724173102412.14311881591716518810141.449.390.373.604.101.14.447-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter984.7344192542110142.21428875877435101.548.960.504.862.710.56.529-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter213.20370370014250.2532018125232001.549.410.184.444.090.92.667-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter5124.633623138330168.1202104871169759301.6010.760.593.673.991.09.294-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter305.02281271011257.0643532732186001.6710.051.105.022.830.561.000-
New York Yankees Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter323.8315510203049.0522521132142001.709.490.185.842.550.44.600-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter014.0570700206.27431450001.659.451.355.406.751.25.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings11143.954928219281220.02331119710100816111.529.540.434.113.310.80.4401.26

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1946New York YankeesALMLBnya30p24149100000000302000.000.000.000.0000011.000.000.000.0000.0027.270.000.000.000.00
1947New York YankeesALMLBnya28p2512000000001201000.000.333.000.333004.000.000.500.24425.0050.002.000.000.000.00
1948Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29p2634732600030033113001.082.130.082.2126080.143.000.041.1123.7538.7510.330.000.000.00
1949Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29p27358571430060162709001.165.220.200.420173100.241.035.094.2066.0027.004.500.000.0021.43
1950Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29p28306120000200417010001.000.062.000.0620075.000.000.066.0465.3322.674.250.000.000.00
1951Boston Red SoxALMLBbos15p2934411300010031600000.073.136.073.2093044.120.000.073.1136.8236.365.330.000.000.00
1952Boston Red SoxALMLBbos15p30107010001001300000.143.250.143.393108.250.000.143.20712.5037.503.000.000.000.00
1952Detroit TigersALMLBdet18p3023502112004001702001.220.235.260.49513253.256.040.060.2311.8913.217.000.000.0018.18
1952Totals for AL-AL         335721220050021002001.211.237.246.48314261.255.035.070.2273.2816.395.000.000.0016.67
1953Detroit TigersALMLBdet18p31137030001000100000.429.429.429.858307.500.000.000.3940.0014.290.000.000.000.00
1953Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle18,27p31205000000000200000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
1953Totals for AL-AL         3312030001000300000.250.250.250.5003012.333.000.000.2300.0025.000.000.000.000.00
1955Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30p33170000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1955Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal17p3319361310020011605000.083.108.111.2194142.150.028.056.1042.3838.1016.000.000.0033.33
1955Totals for AL-AL         36361310020011606000.083.108.111.2194143.150.028.056.1042.3337.2116.000.000.0033.33
1956Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal17p34356021200040022602000.200.226.200.42612064.353.000.033.1993.1340.6313.000.000.000.00
1957Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal17p3527341100000011214000.029.083.029.1121040.045.000.029.0652.5030.0012.000.000.000.00
1958St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln45p362810010000001601001.100.182.100.2821012.250.000.100.1468.3350.006.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter3404801955600240124169240005.115.160.127.287616546.177.012.060.0004.4030.957.040.000.0010.91
Chicago White Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter99219112030011011375122003.091.146.105.251233255.139.014.068.0005.1029.415.770.000.0015.00
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter81130416100600454111000.123.156.131.287171146.211.008.038.0002.7436.9913.500.000.006.25
Detroit Tigers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter36572142005001802001.246.259.281.54016260.286.035.053.0001.6713.338.000.000.0014.29
Boston Red Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter44481400020041900000.083.154.083.2374052.138.000.083.0007.6936.544.750.000.000.00
New York Yankees Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1511100000001503000.000.083.000.0830015.000.000.091.0006.6733.335.000.000.000.00
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2810010000001601001.100.182.100.2821012.250.000.100.0008.3350.006.000.000.000.00
Cleveland Indians Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter375000000000201000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16222992630011001181119002.115.160.127.287293260.177.012.060.0004.4030.957.040.000.0010.91

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1946New York YankeesALMLBnya24P14-401113-1512.8000.860.30-----14100.09.1
1947New York YankeesALMLBnya25P1-913--441.0004.000.44-----1100.00.6
1948Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26P34-223447325451.9441.500.23-----34100.022.4
1949Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27P35-2451050536560.9231.710.24-----35100.022.7
1950Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28P30-206549626054.9001.800.26-----30100.019.5
1951Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29P34-118129323330.9090.880.25-----34100.022.1
1952Detroit TigersALMLBdet30P23-1434403-4744.9361.910.31-----23100.014.9
1952Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30P10-24341187.8750.700.29-----10100.06.5
1953Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31P20-2615-1661.0000.300.23-----20100.013.0
1953Detroit TigersALMLBdet31P13-25-44-84.5000.310.16-----13100.08.4
1955Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33P19-117234313936.9231.890.31-----19100.012.3
1955Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33P17-24115--16161.0000.940.67-----17100.011.0
1955Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal331B1---------------195.30.6
1956Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal34P35-174627413733.8920.940.19-----35100.022.7
1957Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal35P27-121321312724.8890.890.20-----27100.017.8
1958St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln36P28-57-151-1615.9380.540.26-----28100.018.2
1958Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36P7-6311254.8000.570.67-----7100.04.5
MLB Totals for P - 12 season(s)-   P347-1558453554016440400.9091.150.26-----3470.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1946New York YankeesALMLBnya2414----------
1947New York YankeesALMLBnya251----------
1948Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2634----------
1949Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2735----------
1950Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2830----------
1951Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2934----------
1952Detroit TigersALMLBdet3023----------
1952Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3010----------
1953Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3120----------
1953Detroit TigersALMLBdet3113----------
1955Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3319-1--------
1955Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3317----------
1956Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3435----------
1957Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3527----------
1958St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3628----------
1958Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin367----------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1958-10-17Released by Cardinals. 
1958-05-21ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
1958-05-20Released by Reds. 
1957-12-04Claimed on waivers by Reds from Orioles. 
1955-07-13TradeTraded by Indians to Orioles for Hoot Evers. 
1953-06-15TradeTraded by Tigers with Joe Ginsberg, Owen Friend and Art Houtteman to Indians for Dick Weik, Steve Gromek, Al Aber and Ray Boone. 
1952-06-03TradeTraded by Red Sox with Don Lenhardt, Johnny Pesky, Fred Hatfield and Walt Dropo to Tigers for Hoot Evers, Johnny Lipon, George Kell and Dizzy Trout. 
1950-12-10TradeTraded by White Sox with Ray Scarborough to Red Sox for Dick Littlefield, Joe Dobson and Al Zarilla. 
1948-02-24TradeTraded by Yankees with Aaron Robinson and Fred Bradley to White Sox for Ed Lopat. 
1941-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
* 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.