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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
William Nathaniel Showalter Iii
Stat Years
1977-1983
Height/Weight
5-9 / 195
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
OF (240) ... 1B (235) ... P (1)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
High School
Century (Century,FL)
Colleges
Chipola College (Marianna, Florida), Mississippi State University (Starkville, Mississippi)
Draft
Selected by the New York Yankees in Round #5 (#127 overall) of the 1977 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
Service Time
Organizations
NYA [7]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 20166 ... retro id: showb801 ... mlbam id: 427469
Relations
Uncle of Dan Williford
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1977Fort Lauderdale YankeesFSLA+nya-211b-of15619632718112543361311300.362.458.429.8872378410.255.067.37815.195.490.36196.00.4214.1
    1978West Haven YankeesEastAAnya-22of212342952124132346198553429100.289.372.350.72249615018.214.061.30811.096.850.62143.00.6014.5
    1979West Haven YankeesEastAAnya-231b-of31294697113173651863630217200.279.332.345.67752616216.147.066.2876.845.700.8378.21.1412.2
    1980Nashville SoundsSouAAnya-24of41425508417819318269532355200.324.387.375.76261520623.142.051.3358.623.740.43550.00.1612.9
    1981Nashville SoundsSouAAnya-25of-1b590307468117603833461636230.264.363.358.72136411023.244.094.27612.644.400.350.00.0028.4
    1981Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-25of51437671013003001000.189.250.297.54741112.189.108.1677.320.000.0037.02.4428.6
    1982Nashville SoundsSouAAnya-261b613251766152293346256142014420.294.366.379.74559619635.197.085.31310.237.050.69172.30.5023.0
    1983Nashville SoundsSouAAnya-271b-of789297358213413713392214430.276.358.357.71534510618.205.081.29111.306.380.56297.00.2922.0
    1983Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-271b718639153018107311000.238.324.333.65772214.222.095.2379.724.170.4363.01.3926.7
    Minor League Totals79328654018411102217336443733618315581880.294.369.365.73432921046149.191.071.30710.215.560.54168.50.5217.7
    Minor: A+ Totals5619632718112543361311300.362.458.429.8872378410.255.067.37815.195.490.36196.00.4214.1
    Minor: AA Totals7052569354748982114300393429016713551580.291.364.362.7262942930133.186.071.3059.865.680.58183.50.4817.8
    Minor: AAA Totals321001522402111010312000.220.297.320.617113326.210.100.2118.852.650.3050.01.7727.3
    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 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 Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1983Nashville SoundsSouAAnya-271---009.0010001101.02110011002.0018.000.000.009.009.000.00.000
    1983Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-271---000.0010001102.00000020000.000.000.000.009.000.000.00.000
    1983Minor Totals: NYAbyYearAA/AAA----272---003.0020002203.02110031000.676.000.000.009.003.002.00.000
    Minor League Totals003.0020002203.02110031000.676.000.000.009.003.002.00.000
    Minor: AA Totals009.0010001101.02110011002.0018.000.000.009.009.002.00.000
    Minor: AAA Totals000.0010001102.00000020000.000.000.000.009.000.002.00.000
    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. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1978West Haven YankeesEastAA22OF11500.01921570214207.9671.800.0082.793.52
    1979West Haven YankeesEastAA231B6200.052449648579573.9909.200.0044.648.11
    1979West Haven YankeesEastAA23OF3200.0513115554.9821.700.0023.024.86
    1980Nashville SoundsSouAA241B300.01200112121.0004.000.002.12.13
    1980Nashville SoundsSouAA24OF3100.0592106261.9842.000.0021.721.83
    1981Nashville SoundsSouAA251B1900.01511056166161.9708.500.0013.321.14
    1981Nashville SoundsSouAA25OF3300.0504215654.9641.600.0023.136.75
    1981Columbus ClippersILAAA25OF1200.0110101211.9170.900.008.685.78
    1982Nashville SoundsSouAA261B12000.01281511310113451332.99011.100.0083.390.91
    1982Nashville SoundsSouAA26OF200.01000111.0000.500.001.41.57
    1983Nashville SoundsSouAA271B1500.0109619116115.9917.700.0010.316.93
    1983Nashville SoundsSouAA27OF1500.0180101918.9471.200.0010.316.98
    1983Columbus ClippersILAAA271B1600.01391419154153.9949.600.0011.488.94
    1983Columbus ClippersILAAA27P100.00100111.0001.000.000.75.620
    AAA Totals - (1B)16001391419154153.9949.600.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)1200110101211.9170.900.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)1000100111.0001.000.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (1B)2190020771162516522182193.98910.000.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (OF)2280037124122407395.9711.700.000.00.00
    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
    1978Minor---------115-
    1979Minor--62------32-
    1980Minor--3------31-
    1981Minor--19------45-
    1982Minor--120------2-
    1983Minor1-31------15-
    Totals1-235------240-