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Bump WillsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1975-1982 MLB Years: 1977-1982
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Drafted

Positions2B-800, SS-2, DH-2, 1B-1Position when Drafted2BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameElliott Taylor Wills
Height5-9Weight177BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 27,1952 [66.057]PlaceWashington,DC
High SchoolCentral Valley (Spokane Valley,WA)
CollegeArizona State University (Tempe,AZ)

DraftedSelected by the Texas Rangers [Team Picks] in the 1st round (6th overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the San Diego Padres [Team Picks] in the 12th round (265th overall) of the 1974 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutApril 7,1977 [24.254]
OrganizationsTEX [7] CHN [1] Awards0Awards Voting1-4
TBC Player ID19754Retrosheet IDwillb101MLBAM ID124369
RelationshipsSon of Maury Wills
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (2B) in 1977
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed92Power46Contact53XBH39RBIs47Runs78Hitting64Durability68Team.514Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1975PittsfieldNYPLA--2212245672140232949000000000.307.307.425.73219434456.293.118.118.3320.000.000.001.9750.6724.29
1976SacramentoPCLAAA-23117432911402062695000000000.324.324.579.90325052432.281.255.255.4100.000.000.006.0216.6237.14
1977Texas RangersALMLBtex12b241525418715528696228126596074710.287.361.410.77122243617.332.123.274.34210.5315.561.481.4660.1127.74
1978Texas RangersALMLBtex12b251575397813517495752146391494311.250.331.347.67818730619.284.097.284.31310.1814.701.441.4559.8922.22
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex12b2614654390148213546351153584143412.273.340.350.69019029617.296.077.219.3148.599.401.090.81108.6019.59
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex12b271465781021523155583495171315818.263.322.360.68220841655.288.097.228.3097.7910.841.390.76115.6026.97
1981Texas RangersALMLBtex12b2810241051103132241129324916528.251.304.307.61112617454.277.056.141.2827.0510.791.530.44205.0016.50
1982Chicago CubsNLMLBchn172b29128419641141846383510467652534.272.347.377.72415828477.316.105.274.3279.6415.931.651.2669.8324.56
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter83130304728071282436302196653104411753292053.266.335.360.69510911883439.299.094.239.0009.0112.821.421.0584.1723.30
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter23988816328043835144000000000.315.315.500.81544486888.287.185.185.0000.000.000.003.9425.3730.71
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter117432911402062695000000000.324.324.579.90325052432.281.255.255.0000.000.000.006.0216.6237.14
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12245672140232949000000000.307.307.425.73219434456.293.118.118.0000.000.000.001.9750.6724.29
Texas Rangers Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter70326114086931102030264161552643651251241749.265.333.357.6909331602962.296.092.234.0008.9112.321.381.0187.0323.09
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter128419641141846383510467652534.272.347.377.72415828477.316.105.274.0009.6415.931.651.2669.8324.56
Average MLB - Per 162 games16259192157255759381360863106410.266.335.360.69521337670.299.094.239.0009.0112.821.421.0584.1723.30
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626021101902952498000000000.315.315.500.81530158602.287.185.185.0000.000.000.003.9425.3730.71

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1977Texas RangersALMLBtex242B150--3214921589828813.9825.42------15298.792.6
1977Texas RangersALMLBtex24SS2---------------1521.31.2
1977Texas RangersALMLBtex24DH1---------------1520.70.6
1977Texas RangersALMLBtex241B1---------------1520.70.6
1978Texas RangersALMLBtex252B156--3505261784893876.9815.62------15799.496.3
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex262B146--3374682095825805.9765.51------146100.090.1
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex272B144--34047313112826813.9845.65------14698.689.4
1981Texas RangersALMLBtex282B101--2683261070604594.9835.88------10299.096.2
1981Texas RangersALMLBtex28DH1---------------1021.01.0
1982Chicago CubsNLMLBchn292B103--1992971945515496.9634.82------12880.563.6
MLB Totals for 2B - 6 season(s)-   2B800--181525829449544914397.9795.50------8000.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS2---------------20.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH2---------------20.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1977Texas RangersALMLBtex24--11502-----1
1978Texas RangersALMLBtex25---156-------
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex26---146-------
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex27---144-------
1981Texas RangersALMLBtex28---101------1
1982Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29---103-------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1988Butte Copper KingsPioRkMinortex35Manager704426.629--1 Lost in Finals
1989Butte Copper KingsPioRkMinortex36Manager664125.621--1 Lost in Finals
1991Gastonia RangersSALAMinortex38Manager1426973.48623.04 
1992Charlotte RangersFSLA+Minortex39Manager703832.54312.52 
1995Hudson Valley RenegadesNYPLA-Minortex42Manager744727.6351.02 Lost in Semi-Finals
1996Hudson Valley RenegadesNYPLA-Minor-43Manager763244.42117.04 
1997Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAMinortex44Hitting Coach1436182.42713.03Greg Biagini
* 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
1982-11-10Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1982-03-26TradeTraded by Rangers to Cubs for Paul Semall, Paul Mirabella and Cash. 
* 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.