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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Elliott Taylor Wills
Stat Years
1975-1982  [mlb] 1977-1982
Height/Weight
5-9 / 177
Bats/Throws
Both / Right
Positions
2B (800) ... DH (2) ... SS (2) ... 1B (1)
Draft Position
2B
Born Date/Place
High School
Central Valley (Spokane Valley,WA)
Colleges
Arizona State University (Tempe, Arizona)
Draft
Selected by the Texas Rangers in Round #1 (#6 overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft (Jan-Sec Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1977-04-07 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.254)
Service Time
Organizations
TEX [5] CHN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 19754 ... retro id: willb101 ... mlbam id: 124369
Relations
Son of Maury Wills
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed92Power46Contact53XBH39RBIs47Runs78Hitting64Durability68Team.514Ratings Explained
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1975PittsfieldNYPLA-----222b---112245672140232949000000000.307.307.425.73245619434.000.118.0000.000.000.0050.71.9724.3
    1976SacramentoPCLAAA----232b---2117432911402062695000000000.324.324.579.90343225052.000.255.0000.000.000.0016.66.0237.1
    1977Texas RangersALMLBtex1242bL-S-E-P31525418715528696228126596074710.287.361.410.77161722243.274.123.33210.5315.561.4860.11.4627.7
    1978Texas RangersALMLBtex1252bL-S-E-P41575397813517495752146391494311.250.331.347.67861918730.284.097.28410.1814.701.4459.91.4522.2
    1979Texas RangersALMLBtex1262bL-S-E-P514654390148213546351153584143412.273.340.350.69061719029.219.077.2968.599.401.09108.60.8119.6
    1980Texas RangersALMLBtex1272bL-S-E-P61465781021523155583495171315818.263.322.360.68265520841.228.097.2887.7910.841.39115.60.7627.0
    1981Texas RangersALMLBtex1282bL-S-E-P710241051103132241129324916528.251.304.307.61145412617.141.056.2777.0510.791.53205.00.4416.5
    1982Chicago CubsNLMLBchn17292bL-S-E-P8128419641141846383510467652534.272.347.377.72447715828.274.105.3169.6415.931.6569.81.2624.6
    MLB Totals (6 yrs)83130304728071282436302196653104411753292053.266.335.360.69534391091188.239.094.2999.0112.821.4284.21.0523.3
    American League Totals (5 yrs)70326114086931102030264161552643651251241749.265.333.357.6902962933160.234.092.2968.9112.321.3887.01.0123.1
    National League Totals (1 yrs)128419641141846383510467652534.272.347.377.72447715828.274.105.3169.6415.931.6569.81.2624.6
    Minor League Totals23988816328043835144000000000.315.315.500.81588844486.185.185.2870.000.000.0025.43.9430.7
    Minor: A- Totals12245672140232949000000000.307.307.425.73245619434.118.118.2930.000.000.0050.71.9724.3
    Minor: AAA Totals117432911402062695000000000.324.324.579.90343225052.255.255.2810.000.000.0016.66.0237.1
    Texas Rangers Totals (5 yrs)70326114086931102030264161552643651251241749.265.333.357.6902962933160.234.092.2968.9112.321.3887.01.0123.1
    Chicago Cubs Totals (1 yrs)128419641141846383510467652534.272.347.377.72447715828.274.105.3169.6415.931.6569.81.2624.6
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1977Texas RangersALMLB241B100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.78
    1977Texas RangersALMLB242B15001,310.13214921589828813.9825.400.6292.698.71
    1977Texas RangersALMLB24SS200.0000000.0000.000.001.21.34
    1977Texas RangersALMLB24DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.713
    1978Texas RangersALMLB252B15601,336.13505261784893876.9815.600.6696.399.41
    1979Texas RangersALMLB262B14601,269.03374682095825805.9765.500.6390.1100.01
    1980Texas RangersALMLB272B14401,269.134047313112826813.9845.600.6489.498.61
    1981Texas RangersALMLB282B1010894.12683261070604594.9835.900.6696.299.01
    1981Texas RangersALMLB28DH100.0000000.0000.000.001.01.03
    1982Chicago CubsNLMLB292B1030832.11992971945515496.9634.800.6063.680.51
    MLB Totals - (1B)100000000.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (2B)80006,910181525829449516.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (SS)200000000.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (DH)200000000.0000.000.00---------
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1977MLB--1150-2----1
    1978MLB---156-------
    1979MLB---146-------
    1980MLB---144-------
    1981MLB---101------1
    1982MLB---103-------
    Totals--1800-2----2