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Ted WilliamsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1939-1960 MLB Years: 1939-1960
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Major Award Winner

PositionsOF-2151, P-1Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameTheodore Samuel Williams
Height6-3Weight205BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 30,1918PlaceSan Diego,California
Death DateJuly 5,2002 [83.309]
High SchoolHoover (San Diego,CA)
MLB DebutApril 20,1939 [20.233]
OrganizationsBOS [19] Awards2Awards Voting18-2159
TBC Player ID19737Retrosheet IDwillt103MLBAM ID124341
RelationshipsFather of John Williams
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Player Notes:   The Boston Red Sox retired his #9 on May 29,1984 ... Elected to Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame in 1995
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed45Power97Contact71XBH92RBIs68Runs62Hitting96Durability78Team.550Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1939Boston Red SoxALMLBbos9of201495651311854411311452110764230010.327.436.6091.04534486677.328.282.473.46415.819.450.604.5818.2346.49
1940Boston Red SoxALMLBbos9of21144561134193431423113449654310013.344.442.5941.03633380661.351.250.421.46114.528.170.563.4824.3941.45
1941Boston Red SoxALMLBbos9of22143456135185333371202414727300010.406.553.7351.28833573606.378.329.647.56824.264.460.186.1112.3239.46
1942Boston Red SoxALMLBbos9of23150522141186345361373214551400012.356.499.6481.14733875671.345.292.571.52421.617.600.355.3714.5040.32
1946Boston Red SoxALMLBbos9of27150514142176378381230015644200012.342.497.6671.16434383672.319.325.628.52523.216.550.285.6513.5347.16
1947Boston Red SoxALMLBbos9of28156528125181409321140116247210010.343.499.6341.13333581693.332.291.597.50823.386.780.294.6216.5044.75
1948Boston Red SoxALMLBbos9of29137509124188443251274012641300010.369.497.6151.11231372638.368.246.501.50419.756.430.333.9220.3638.30
1949Boston Red SoxALMLBbos9of30155566150194393431591116248200022.343.490.6501.14036885730.318.307.594.51122.196.580.305.8913.1643.81
1950Boston Red SoxALMLBbos9of3189334821062412897308221000012.317.452.6471.09921653416.274.330.584.48219.715.050.266.7311.9350.00
1951Boston Red SoxALMLBbos9of32148531109169284301261114445000010.318.464.5561.02029562675.305.238.508.46321.336.670.314.4417.7036.69
1952Boston Red SoxALMLBbos9of33610240113002200000.400.500.9001.4009212.429.500.700.60016.6716.671.008.3310.0050.00
1953Boston Red SoxALMLBbos9of343791173760133401191000001.407.509.9011.4108219110.353.494.692.59317.279.090.5311.827.0051.35
1954Boston Red SoxALMLBbos9of351173869313323129890013632103010.345.513.6351.14824553526.317.290.642.50825.866.080.245.5113.3139.85
1955Boston Red SoxALMLBbos9of3698320771142132883209124204178.356.496.7031.19922552417.316.347.638.50521.825.760.266.7111.4345.61
1956Boston Red SoxALMLBbos9of3713640071138282248200102391001113.345.479.6051.08424254503.338.260.515.47020.287.750.384.7716.6739.13
1957Boston Red SoxALMLBbos9of3813242096163281388701119435023311.388.526.7311.25730767546.367.343.624.52421.797.880.366.9611.0541.10
1958Boston Red SoxALMLBbos9of391294118113523226851098494041219.328.458.5841.04224051517.321.256.496.44918.969.480.505.0315.8137.78
1959Boston Red SoxALMLBbos9of401032723269150104300522720567.254.372.419.79111425331.246.165.357.35015.718.160.523.0227.2036.23
1960Boston Red SoxALMLBbos9of411133105698150297211754130277.316.451.6451.09620044390.285.329.571.47019.2310.510.557.4410.6944.90
MLB Totals - 19 Season(s)Filter2292770617982654525715211839241720217093952086197.344.482.6341.116488411179791.328.290.553.00020.647.240.355.3214.7942.09
Average MLB - Per 162 games162545127188375371302114350301614.344.482.6341.11634579692.328.290.553.00020.647.240.355.3214.7942.09

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1940Boston Red SoxALMLBbos9Rel21004.5010100102.03110010001.5013.50----4.500.00-1.84
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter004.5010100102.03110010001.5013.50----4.500.00--1.00
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter004.5010100102.03110010001.5013.50----4.500.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings004.501100110001100220.0330110110001100001.5013.50----4.500.00--1.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1939Boston Red SoxALMLBbos20OF149--31811193348329.9452.21------149100.098.7
1940Boston Red SoxALMLBbos21OF143--30213132328315.9602.20------14499.392.9
1940Boston Red SoxALMLBbos21P1-2-2--221.0002.001.00-----1440.70.6
1941Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22OF133--26211112284273.9612.05------14393.086.4
1942Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23OF150--3121544331327.9882.18------150100.098.7
1946Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27OF150--3257102342332.9712.21------150100.097.4
1947Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28OF156--3471092366357.9752.29------156100.0101.3
1948Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29OF134--289952303298.9832.22------13797.886.5
1949Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30OF155--3371263355349.9832.25------155100.0100.6
1950Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31OF86--16578-180172.9562.00------8996.655.8
1951Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32OF147--3151246331327.9882.22------14899.395.5
1952Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33OF2--4---441.0002.00------633.31.3
1953Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34OF26--311113332.9701.23------3770.317.0
1954Boston Red SoxALMLBbos35OF115--21354-222218.9821.90------11798.374.7
1955Boston Red SoxALMLBbos36OF93--17052-177175.9891.88------9894.960.4
1956Boston Red SoxALMLBbos37OF110--174752186181.9731.65------13680.971.4
1957Boston Red SoxALMLBbos38OF125--21521-218217.9951.74------13294.781.2
1958Boston Red SoxALMLBbos39OF114--15437-164157.9571.38------12988.474.0
1959Boston Red SoxALMLBbos40OF76--9443-10198.9701.29------10373.849.4
1960Boston Red SoxALMLBbos41OF87--131611138137.9931.57------11377.056.5
MLB Totals for OF - 19 season(s)-   OF2151--41581401133044114298.9742.00------21510.00.0
MLB Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1-2-2--221.0002.001.00-----10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1939Boston Red SoxALMLBbos20---------149-
1940Boston Red SoxALMLBbos211--------143-
1941Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22---------133-
1942Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23---------150-
1946Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27---------150-
1947Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28---------156-
1948Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29---------134-
1949Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30---------155-
1950Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31---------86-
1951Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32---------147-
1952Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33---------2-
1953Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34---------26-
1954Boston Red SoxALMLBbos35---------115-
1955Boston Red SoxALMLBbos36---------93-
1956Boston Red SoxALMLBbos37---------110-
1957Boston Red SoxALMLBbos38---------125-
1958Boston Red SoxALMLBbos39---------114-
1959Boston Red SoxALMLBbos40---------76-
1960Boston Red SoxALMLBbos41---------87-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1946Boston Red SoxWorld SeriesMLB27725250001005500000.200.333.200.5335030.250.000.20016.6716.671.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs725250001005500000.200.333.200.5335030.250.000.20016.6716.671.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1963Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos44Hitting Coach1617685.47228.07Johnny Pesky
1964Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos45Hitting Coach1627290.44427.07Johnny Pesky,Billy Herman
1965Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos46Hitting Coach16262100.38340.09Billy Herman
1966Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos47Hitting Coach1627290.44426.09Billy Herman,Pete Runnels
1969Washington Senators IIALMLBMLBws250Manager1628676.53123.04 
1970Washington Senators IIALMLBMLBws251Manager1627092.43238.06 
1971Washington Senators IIALMLBMLBws252Manager1596396.39638.55 
1972Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex53Manager15454100.35138.56 
* 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 [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1946American League Most Valuable Player1
1949American League Most Valuable Player1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1936-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
* 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.