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Dick WilliamsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1951-1964 MLB Years: 1951-1964
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PositionsOF-456, 3B-257, 1B-188, 2B-20Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRichard Hirschfeld Williams
Height6-0Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 7,1929PlaceSt. Louis,Missouri
Death DateJuly 7,2011 [82.061]
High SchoolPasadena (Pasadena,CA)
MLB DebutJune 10,1951 [22.034]
OrganizationsBAL [5] BRO [5] BOS [2] KC1 [2] CLE [1] Awards0Awards Voting1-41
TBC Player ID19697Retrosheet IDwilld104MLBAM ID124335
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Player Notes:   Elected to Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame in 2006
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed44Power65Contact64XBH65RBIs53Runs59Hitting58Durability50Team.522Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1951Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro38of22236051231150041000000.200.250.333.58320564.224.133.200.2686.2515.632.501.5660.0041.67
1952Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro38of2336681321410110021001004.309.329.397.72627571.362.088.118.3342.8214.085.000.000.0023.81
1953Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro38of24305541220250031011001.218.271.364.63520460.233.146.200.2895.0016.673.333.3327.5033.33
1954Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro38of251634550012002700101.147.189.235.4248137.148.088.147.1975.4118.923.502.7034.0020.00
1956Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro382777020000000100000.286.286.286.572207.333.000.000.2590.0014.290.000.000.000.00
1956Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal23of2787353451011841137553040070110.286.342.453.79516033390.298.167.252.3537.6910.261.332.8232.0932.67
1956Totals for MLB-MLB         94360451031841137553041070110.286.341.450.79116233397.299.164.247.3527.5610.331.372.7732.7332.04
1957Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal23of-3b2847167163910211701142103036.234.293.335.6285613184.262.101.180.2787.6111.411.500.54167.0033.33
1957Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle36of-3b286720533587061734121911107.283.324.405.7298313220.287.122.176.3265.458.641.582.7334.1722.41
1956Totals for AL-AL         1143724997172734352640141313.261.310.374.68413926404.276.113.177.3056.449.901.541.7353.1426.80
1958Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal23of-3b29128409361131704320637472104417.276.336.347.68314221462.301.071.147.3088.0110.171.270.87102.2518.58
1959Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1233b301304887213033116754128605116113.266.309.436.74521350538.273.170.234.3285.2011.152.142.9730.5038.46
1960Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1233b-1b31127420471213101265003968115316.288.346.448.79418843466.316.160.252.3518.3714.591.742.5835.0035.54
1961Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal10of32103310376415282404203805507.206.251.345.59610725340.208.139.190.2645.8811.181.902.3538.7539.06
1962Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal10of-1b338217820447111800142612208.247.303.315.618569197.281.068.146.2827.1113.201.860.51178.0020.45
1963Boston Red SoxALMLBbos163b-1b347913615358021200152500103.257.329.360.6894910152.300.103.213.3129.8716.451.671.3268.0028.57
1964Boston Red SoxALMLBbos161b-3b3561691011205110071010004.159.247.406.65328777.111.247.348.2929.0912.991.436.4913.8063.64
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter10232959358768157127033112212273921242251297.260.312.392.70411592393265.277.132.206.0006.9512.011.732.1442.2731.12
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter44714171543616792512851611517232711848.255.310.368.6785211011573.273.113.186.0007.3110.931.501.5956.6827.98
Kansas City Athletics Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter25790811925164128140416712861211429.276.327.442.769401931004.292.166.242.0006.6712.751.912.7932.4337.05
Brooklyn Dodgers Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter11222427529242300113812106.232.270.344.6147715239.262.112.161.0004.6015.903.451.6756.0028.85
Boston Red Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter140205254610072300223510107.224.301.376.6777717229.238.152.259.0009.6115.281.593.0629.2936.96
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6720533587061734121911107.283.324.405.7298313220.287.122.176.0005.458.641.582.7334.1722.41
Average MLB - Per 162 games162469571222521152233662274215.260.312.392.70418438517.277.132.206.0006.9512.011.732.1442.2731.12

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1951Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro22OF15--211--22221.0001.47------2365.29.6
1952Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro23OF25--411--42421.0001.68------3669.416.3
1952Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro233B1---1--111.0001.00------362.80.7
1952Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro231B1--101-211111.00011.00------362.80.7
1953Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro24OF24--24-2-2624.9231.00------3080.015.6
1954Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro25OF14--12---12121.0000.86------1687.59.1
1956Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27OF81--20522-209207.9902.56------8793.152.6
1956Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal271B10--367-443431.0004.30------8711.56.5
1956Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal272B10--451-109.9000.90------8711.56.5
1956Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal273B4--431-87.8751.75------874.62.6
1957Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28OF37--7212-7573.9731.97------6755.224.2
1957Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28OF26--463-249491.0001.88------4755.317.1
1957Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle283B19--2330455753.9302.79------6728.412.4
1957Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal283B15--2128215149.9613.27------4731.99.9
1957Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal281B12--8210-1292921.0007.67------4725.57.9
1958Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29OF70--1476-11531531.0002.19------12854.745.8
1958Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal293B45--3247758679.9191.76------12835.229.4
1958Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal291B26--1756121182181.9956.96------12820.317.0
1958Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal292B7--52--771.0001.00------1285.54.6
1959Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1303B80--831641110258247.9573.09------13061.551.9
1959Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1301B32--23316232251249.9927.78------13024.620.8
1959Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc130OF23--31---31311.0001.35------13017.714.9
1959Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1302B3--21--331.0001.00------1302.31.9
1960Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1313B57--62111913182173.9513.04------12744.937.0
1960Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc1311B34--24717215266264.9927.76------12726.822.1
1960Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc131OF25--673--70701.0002.80------12719.716.2
1961Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32OF75--864319390.9681.20------10372.846.3
1961Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal321B20--12312-101351351.0006.75------10319.412.3
1961Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal323B2---------------1031.91.2
1962Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33OF29--46---46461.0001.59------8235.417.9
1962Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal331B21--13413-131471471.0007.00------8225.613.0
1962Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal333B4---------------824.92.5
1963Boston Red SoxALMLBbos343B17--1625114241.9762.41------7921.510.6
1963Boston Red SoxALMLBbos341B11--463-349491.0004.45------7913.96.8
1963Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34OF7--2---221.0000.29------798.94.3
1964Boston Red SoxALMLBbos351B21--314-235351.0001.67------6134.413.0
1964Boston Red SoxALMLBbos353B13--717142524.9601.85------6121.38.0
1964Boston Red SoxALMLBbos35OF5--12---12121.0002.40------618.23.1
MLB Totals for OF - 13 season(s)-   OF456--8122194842833.9891.83------4560.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 10 season(s)-   3B257--2484263639710674.9492.62------2570.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 10 season(s)-   1B188--111789511412111206.9966.41------1880.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B20--1181-2019.9500.95------200.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1951Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro22---------15-
1952Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro23--1--1---25-
1953Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro24---------24-
1954Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro25---------14-
1956Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27--1010-4---81-
1957Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28-----19---37-
1957Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28--12--15---26-
1958Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29--267-45---70-
1959Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc130--323-80---23-
1960Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc131--34--57---25-
1961Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32--20--2---75-
1962Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33--21--4---29-
1963Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34--11--17---7-
1964Boston Red SoxALMLBbos35--21--13---5-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1953Brooklyn DodgersWorld SeriesMLB2432010000001100000.500.667.5001.1671031.000.000.50033.3333.331.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs32010000001100000.500.667.5001.1671031.000.000.50033.3333.331.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1967Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos38Manager1629270.568--1 Lost World Series (Cardinals)
1968Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos39Manager1628676.53117.04 
1969Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos40Manager1628775.53722.03 
1970Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon41Third Base Coach1627389.45116.05Gene Mauch
1970Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon41Hitting Coach1627389.45116.05Gene Mauch
1971Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak42Manager16110160.627--1 Lost ALCS (Orioles)
1972Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak43Manager1559362.600--1 Won World Series (Reds)
1973Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak44Manager1629468.580--1 Won World Series (Mets)
1974California AngelsALMLBMLBcal45Manager1626894.42022.06 
1975California AngelsALMLBMLBcal46Manager1617289.44725.56 
1976California AngelsALMLBMLBcal47Manager1627686.46914.05 
1977Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon48Manager1627587.46326.05 
1978Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon49Manager1627686.46914.04 
1979Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon50Manager1609565.5942.02 
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon51Manager1629072.5561.02 
1981Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon52Manager1086048.5563.02 Lost NLCS (Dodgers)
1982San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn53Manager1628181.5008.04 
1983San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn54Manager1628181.50010.04 
1984San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn55Manager1629270.568--1 Lost World Series (Tigers)
1985San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn56Manager1628379.51212.04 
1986Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea57Manager1626795.41425.07 
1987Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea58Manager1627884.4817.04 
1988Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea59Manager1616893.42235.57 
2010Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin81Vice President and Special Assistant to the GM1629171.562--1Dusty BakerLost in 1st Round (Phillies)
* 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
1964-10-14Released by Red Sox. 
1962-12-10TradeTraded by Astros to Red Sox for Carroll Hardy. 
1962-10-12Purchased by Astros from Orioles. 
1961-04-12TradeTraded by Athletics with Dick Hall to Orioles for Jerry Walker and Chuck Essegian. 
1958-10-02TradeTraded by Orioles to Athletics for Chico Carrasquel. 
1958-04-01TradeTraded by Indians with Bud Daley and Gene Woodling to Orioles for Don Ferrarese and Larry Doby. 
1957-06-13TradeTraded by Orioles to Indians for Jim Busby. 
1956-06-25Claimed on waivers by Orioles from Dodgers. 
1947-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
* 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.