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Hoyt WilhelmTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1952-1972 MLB Years: 1952-1972
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World Series Champion

PositionsP-1070Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJames Hoyt Wilhelm
Height6-0Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 26,1923PlaceHuntersville,North Carolina
Death DateAugust 23,2002 [79.028]
High SchoolCornelius (Cornelius,NC)
MLB DebutApril 19,1952 [28.268]
OrganizationsCHA [6] NY1 [5] BAL [5] ATL [3] CLE [2] LAN [2] SLN [1] CAL [1] CHN [1] Awards0Awards Voting5-162
TBC Player ID19664Retrosheet IDwilhh101MLBAM ID124261
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Player Notes:   Threw a no-hitter on September 20,1958 against the New York Yankees ... Selected by the Kansas City Royals from the Chicago White Sox in the 1968 AL expansion draft (#49 pick) ... Inducted into Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame in 2002
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Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1952New York GiantsNLMLBny149R/CL281532.4371071003211159.0127604312571083001.157.170.683.226.101.89.8333.09
1953New York GiantsNLMLBny149R/CL29783.0468068003915145.012761491377719001.417.880.814.784.410.92.4674.37
1954New York GiantsNLMLBny149Rel301242.105705700307111.0773226552642101.166.220.404.205.171.23.7503.23
1955New York GiantsNLMLBny149Rel31413.935905900140103.010453451040716001.409.090.873.506.201.78.8003.42
1956New York GiantsNLMLBny149Rel32493.83640640038889.0974538743716001.579.770.714.337.151.65.3083.24
1957St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25R/CL33144.254004000301155.0522826721290001.338.511.153.444.751.38.2004.20
1957Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26Rel33102.4520200213.22111100000.824.912.452.45--0.001.0006.82
1958Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26Rel34272.49306241016590.0703225435572001.166.970.403.495.681.63.2222.95
1958Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal15S/R34131.99945311040.22599210350200.865.530.442.217.753.50.2502.13
1959Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal15ST3515112.193227513320226.0178645513771395001.137.090.523.075.541.81.5773.08
1960Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal15S/R361183.3141113031247147.0125695413391076101.127.650.802.396.552.74.5793.02
1961Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal15R/CL37972.3051150004318109.2893528541873001.197.300.413.367.142.12.5632.70
1962Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal15R/CL387101.945205200441593.06428205349011001.056.190.483.298.712.65.4122.48
1963Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31R/CL39582.6455352004021136.010647408301114001.007.000.531.987.333.70.3852.27
1964Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31CL401291.9973073005527131.0943529730953000.946.440.482.066.513.17.5712.54
1965Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31R/CL41771.8166066004520144.0883429113210610000.835.500.692.006.633.31.5002.70
1966Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31Rel42521.66460460030681.0502115617613000.825.530.661.886.753.59.7142.64
1967Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31R/CL43831.314904900301289.0582113234762001.035.870.203.447.692.24.7272.27
1968Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31R/CL44441.737207200391293.2692018424721000.996.630.382.316.923.00.5002.17
1969California AngelsALMLBcal39R/CL45572.474404400351065.2452118418535000.966.170.552.477.262.94.4172.51
1969Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl39Rel45200.73808007412.051104141000.733.65--2.9210.223.501.0001.21
1970Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl39R/CL46643.105005000371378.0692927739674001.387.930.804.487.701.72.6003.58
1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn39Rel46019.8230300203.24441310001.919.822.457.362.450.33.0008.09
1971Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl39Rel470015.4330300002.06542110003.0023.147.713.863.861.00-14.02
1971Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan31Rel47011.02909007317.262214150000.573.060.512.047.643.75.0002.17
1972Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan31Rel48014.6216016009125.020161301594001.387.11--5.333.200.60.0003.46
MLB Totals - 21 Season(s)Filter1431222.5210705210182056512272248.01757773632150778161090401.127.010.603.116.432.07.5400.47
Chicago White Sox Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter41331.9236133580023998674.24651781443816752123000.946.190.512.226.943.12.554-
New York Giants Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter42252.9831903190015341607.15322512014726938526101.327.880.703.985.701.43.627-
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter43392.421854314219511440615.04812051663820145825301.117.020.552.946.692.28.524-
Atlanta Braves Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter843.106106100441792.1803532944825001.337.740.874.267.941.86.667-
California Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter572.474404400351065.2452118418535000.966.170.552.477.262.94.417-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter144.254004000301155.0522826721290001.338.511.153.444.751.38.200-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter372.49326261018693.1723326536572001.156.890.483.455.461.58.300-
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter023.14250250016442.1261815119244001.055.440.213.985.021.26.000-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter019.8230300203.24441310001.919.822.457.362.450.33.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14122.52104599206422220.0171756215761579001.127.010.603.116.432.07.5380.47

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1952New York GiantsNLMLBny149p2871384600120111103000.158.179.237.4169142.192.079.079.1942.3826.1911.002.3838.0016.67
1953New York GiantsNLMLBny149p296833552101004805002.152.243.273.5169342.200.121.242.2429.5219.052.000.000.0060.00
1954New York GiantsNLMLBny149p305721010001000801000.048.048.048.0961022.077.000.000.0440.0036.360.000.000.000.00
1955New York GiantsNLMLBny149p315919230000001401000.158.200.158.3583021.200.000.053.1734.7619.054.000.000.000.00
1956New York GiantsNLMLBny149p32649020000000100000.222.222.222.444209.250.000.000.2020.0011.110.000.000.000.00
1957St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25p33406000000000400000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
1958Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26p343021120002001603002.095.136.095.2312025.133.000.048.1144.0024.006.000.000.000.00
1958Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal15p34911110000000401000.091.091.091.1821012.143.000.000.0820.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1958Totals for AL-AL         39322300020011004002.094.121.094.2153037.136.000.031.1032.7027.0310.000.000.000.00
1959Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal15p3532762400020052304001.053.111.053.1644085.075.000.066.0885.8827.064.600.000.000.00
1960Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal15p3641421300040021403101.071.111.071.1823048.103.000.048.0924.1729.177.000.000.000.00
1961Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal15p3751201100020021002001.050.136.050.1861024.100.000.100.1068.3341.675.000.000.000.00
1962Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal15p3852161200000011000000.125.176.125.3012017.333.000.063.1485.8858.8210.000.000.000.00
1963Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31p3955293200020041103001.069.182.069.2512036.111.000.138.13811.1130.562.750.000.000.00
1964Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31p407321230003001702000.143.182.143.3253024.214.000.048.1534.1729.177.000.000.000.00
1965Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31p4166221000000021204000.000.083.000.0830028.000.000.091.0577.1442.866.000.000.000.00
1966Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31p42468011000000400000.125.125.250.375218.250.125.125.1610.0050.000.000.000.00100.00
1967Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31p4349130100010001100000.077.077.077.1541013.500.000.000.0690.0084.620.000.000.000.00
1968Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31p44723000000000301000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.000.000.00
1969California AngelsALMLBcal39p45448000000000600000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.000.000.00
1969Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl39p4581000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1969Totals for MLB-MLB         529000000000600000.000.000.000.000009.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
1970Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl39p465011010001002600000.091.231.091.3221013.200.000.182.17915.3846.153.000.000.000.00
1971Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan31p4793000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
1972Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan31p48161000000000101000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 21 Season(s)Filter10624322438311210126166034108.088.139.106.245465493.139.018.076.0005.2733.676.380.20432.0013.16
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1851656110008001061010103.067.119.067.186110186.105.000.061.0005.3832.806.100.000.000.00
New York Giants Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3191201117211401632010002.142.183.200.383244136.184.058.100.0004.4123.535.330.74120.0023.53
Chicago White Sox Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter3619667100600748010001.073.136.083.21981113.146.010.083.0006.1942.486.860.000.0014.29
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3021120002001603002.095.136.095.2312025.133.000.048.0004.0024.006.000.000.000.00
Atlanta Braves Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter5812010001002600000.083.214.083.2971014.167.000.167.00014.2942.863.000.000.000.00
California Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter448000000000600000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.000.000.00
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter406000000000400000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter254000000000301000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162664600030042505001.088.139.106.2457175.139.018.076.0005.2733.676.380.20432.0013.16

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1952New York GiantsNLMLBny128P71-1599322-4341.9530.580.26-----71100.046.1
1953New York GiantsNLMLBny129P68-1451119113130.9680.440.21-----68100.044.2
1954New York GiantsNLMLBny130P57-111525--30301.0000.530.27-----57100.037.0
1955New York GiantsNLMLBny131P59-103628123534.9710.580.33-----59100.038.3
1956New York GiantsNLMLBny132P64-89420-224241.0000.380.27-----64100.041.6
1957St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln33P40-5538--11111.0000.280.20-----40100.026.0
1957Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33P2-3-------------2100.01.3
1958Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle34P30-90816--24241.0000.800.27-----30100.019.6
1958Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal34P9-4016--771.0000.780.18-----9100.05.9
1959Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal35P32-2261332-145451.0001.410.20-----32100.020.8
1960Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal36P41-147428123332.9700.780.22-----41100.026.6
1961Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal37P51-109622213028.9330.550.26-----51100.031.5
1962Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal38P52-931012--22221.0000.420.24-----52100.032.1
1963Chicago White SoxALMLBcha39P55-136424112928.9660.510.21-----55100.034.0
1964Chicago White SoxALMLBcha40P73-131516-221211.0000.290.16-----73100.045.1
1965Chicago White SoxALMLBcha41P66-144720-227271.0000.410.19-----66100.040.7
1966Chicago White SoxALMLBcha42P46-81210-112121.0000.260.15-----46100.028.4
1967Chicago White SoxALMLBcha43P49-89211111413.9290.270.15-----49100.030.2
1968Chicago White SoxALMLBcha44P72-93310-113131.0000.180.14-----72100.044.4
1969California AngelsALMLBcal45P44-65381-1211.9170.250.17-----44100.027.2
1969Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl45P8-12-2--221.0000.250.17-----8100.04.9
1970Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl46P50-784131-1817.9440.340.22-----50100.030.9
1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn46P3-3-3--331.0001.001.00-----3100.01.9
1971Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan47P9-1711--221.0000.220.12-----9100.05.6
1971Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl47P3-2-2--221.0000.671.00-----3100.01.9
1972Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan48P16-2535--881.0000.500.322-100.0416100.010.3
MLB Totals for P - 21 season(s)-   P1070-22461143731117498487.9780.460.222-100.0410700.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1952New York GiantsNLMLBny12871----------
1953New York GiantsNLMLBny12968----------
1954New York GiantsNLMLBny13057----------
1955New York GiantsNLMLBny13159----------
1956New York GiantsNLMLBny13264----------
1957St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3340----------
1957Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle332----------
1958Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3430----------
1958Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal349----------
1959Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3532----------
1960Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3641----------
1961Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3751----------
1962Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3852----------
1963Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3955----------
1964Chicago White SoxALMLBcha4073----------
1965Chicago White SoxALMLBcha4166----------
1966Chicago White SoxALMLBcha4246----------
1967Chicago White SoxALMLBcha4349----------
1968Chicago White SoxALMLBcha4472----------
1969California AngelsALMLBcal4544----------
1969Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl458----------
1970Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl4650----------
1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn463----------
1971Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan479----------
1971Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl473----------
1972Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan4816----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1954New York GiantsWorld SeriesMLB30000.002012.1100300.483.860.000.0011.5700.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs000.0020200012.3100003000.433.860.000.0011.5700.00.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1954New York GiantsWorld SeriesMLB3021000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs21000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1982Nashville SoundsSouAAMinornya58Pitching Coach1447767.535--1Johnny OatesLeague Champions
1983Nashville SoundsSouAAMinornya59Pitching Coach1468858.6033.52Doug HolmquistLost in Semi-Finals
* 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
1972-07-21Released by Dodgers. 
1971-07-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
1971-06-29Released by Braves. 
1970-11-30TradeTraded by Cubs to Braves for Hal Breeden. 
1970-09-21Claimed on waivers by Cubs from Braves. 
1969-09-08TradeTraded by Angels with Bob Priddy to Braves for Clint Compton and Mickey Rivers. 
1968-12-12TradeTraded by Royals to Angels for Dennis Paepke and Ed Kirkpatrick. 
1968-10-15Selected by Royals from White Sox in expansion draft (Pick #49). 
1963-01-14TradeTraded by Orioles with Ron Hansen, Pete Ward and Dave Nicholson to White Sox for Al Smith and Luis Aparicio. 
1958-08-23Claimed on waivers by Orioles from Indians. 
1957-09-21Claimed on waivers by Indians from Cardinals. 
1957-02-26TradeTraded by Giants to Cardinals for Whitey Lockman. 
1947-11-20Selected by Giants from Braves in the minor league draft. 
1947-10-28Purchased by Braves from Mooresville (North Carolina State). 
* 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.