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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
William Howell Taylor
Stat Years
1980-2001  [mlb] 1994-2001
Height/Weight
6-8 / 235
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (826)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Thomas County Central (Thomasville,GA)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Texas Rangers in Round #2 (#39 overall) of the 1980 Amateur Entry Draft (Jan-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1994-04-05 - Boxscore  (Age: 32.171)
Service Time
Organizations
TEX [8] OAK [6] ATL [4] PIT [1] TBA [1] SDN [1] SEA [1] NYN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 7623 ... retro id: taylb001 ... mlbam id: 123163
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1980Gulf Coast Rangers GCLRktex-181---002.3114200012035.036149016223021.499.260.004.115.663.601.38.000
    1980Asheville TouristsSALAtex-181---0210.93620004014.024241739121012.3615.431.935.797.7115.431.33.000
    1980Minor Totals: TEXbyYearA/Rk----182---024.7820400016049.0603826325344031.7311.020.554.596.246.981.36.000
    1981Gulf Coast Rangers GCLRktex-192---422.7212110001053.0422316029353031.347.130.004.925.943.911.21.667
    1981Asheville TouristsSALAtex-192---174.6414121002064.07643332354411051.7310.690.284.926.196.051.26.125
    1981Minor Totals: TEXbyYearRk/A----192---593.77262310030117.011866492647914081.569.080.154.926.085.081.23.357
    1982Wausau TimbersMidwAsea45203---794.183792014283112.01006452863958061.468.040.645.067.635.141.51.438
    1982Minor Totals: SEAbyYearA----201---794.183792014283112.01006452863958061.468.040.645.067.635.141.51.438
    1983Salem RedbirdsCaroA+sdn-214---116.26771000041.2303429742425001.736.481.519.079.077.341.00.500
    1983Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-214---586.8721120039076.0866558751754071.8010.180.836.048.887.701.47.385
    1983Minor Totals: SDN-TEXbyYearA+/AA----212---696.68281910390117.7116998714931179071.788.911.087.148.987.601.26.400
    1984Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-225---533.83422002840780.0653834851807021.457.310.905.749.004.281.57.625
    1984Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAA----221---533.83422002840780.0653834851807021.457.310.905.749.004.281.57.625
    1985Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-236---393.47201720030103.2845540748874001.277.290.614.177.554.771.81.250
    1985Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAA----231---393.49201720030103.7845540748874001.287.330.614.197.594.801.81.250
    1986Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-247---373.9511112100068.1654030637643021.498.560.794.878.435.271.73.300
    1986Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-247---554.60161610000101.2945652757684011.498.320.625.056.024.961.19.500
    1986Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAA/AAA----242---8124.34272731000170.0159968213941327031.498.420.694.986.995.081.40.400
    1987Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-258---1295.61282800000168.119812210510911008021.7210.590.534.875.356.521.10.571
    1987Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAAA----251---1295.62282800000168.319812210510911008021.7210.600.544.875.356.531.10.571
    1988Arizona Athletics ArizRkoak-269---243.44172001215436.2292014016293031.237.120.003.937.124.911.81.333
    1988Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-269---485.4920121148182.0985550435422021.6210.760.443.844.616.041.20.333
    1988Minor Totals: TEX-OAKbyYearRk/AAA----262---6124.8737141116235118.71277564451715051.519.670.303.885.415.711.39.333
    1990Richmond BravesILAAAatl-2810---000.0020000202.24000000001.5013.500.000.000.000.000.00.000
    1990Minor Totals: ATLbyYearAAA----281---000.0020000202.74000000001.8216.360.000.000.000.002.00.000
    1991Greenville BravesSouAAatl-2911---621.515900044592277.1491613115653030.835.700.121.757.561.864.33.750
    1991Greenville BravesSouAAatl-2911---344.19871101043.0492520416266021.5110.260.843.355.445.231.63.429
    1991Minor Totals: ATLbyYearAA----291---962.4767711446022120.3984133531919051.077.340.372.326.823.072.94.600
    1992Richmond BravesILAAAatl-3012---232.284700027471279.0722720527820001.258.200.573.089.343.083.04.400
    1992Minor Totals: ATLbyYearAAA----301---232.284700027471279.0722720527820001.258.200.573.089.343.083.04.400
    1993Richmond BravesILAAAatl-3113---241.985900055592668.1561915326811021.207.380.403.4210.672.503.12.333
    1993Minor Totals: ATLbyYearAAA----311---241.985900055592668.3561915326811021.207.400.403.4410.702.513.12.333
    1994Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak223214Log - Sp - Ext - Perf133.50410001141146.1382418418480021.217.380.783.509.324.662.67.250
    1994MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf133.51410001141146.3382418418480021.217.420.783.519.374.692.67.250
    1996Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAoak-3415---000.79700057411.1101103130001.157.940.002.3810.320.794.33.000
    1996Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak223415Log - Sp - Ext - Perf634.335500030551760.1523029525671041.287.760.753.739.994.482.68.667
    1996Minor Totals: OAKbyYearAAA----341---000.81700057411.3101103130001.178.110.002.4310.540.814.33.000
    1996MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf634.345500030551760.3523029525671041.287.790.753.7410.034.492.68.667
    1997Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak223516Log - Sp - Ext - Perf343.827200045722373.0703231336660051.458.630.374.448.143.951.83.429
    1997MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf343.827200045722373.0703231336660051.458.630.374.448.143.951.83.429
    1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak223617Log - Sp - Ext - Perf493.587000058703373.0713729722580131.278.750.862.717.154.562.64.308
    1998MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----361Log - Sp - Ext - Perf493.587000058703373.0713729722580131.278.750.862.717.154.562.64.308
    1999Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak223718Log - Sp - Ext - Perf153.984300038432643.0482319314381121.4410.050.632.937.954.812.71.167
    1999New York MetsNLMLBnyn263718Log - Sp - Ext - Perf018.1018000518013.120121229140002.1813.501.356.089.458.101.56.000
    1999MLB Totals: OAK-NYNbyYearMLB----372Log - Sp - Ext - Perf164.976100043612656.3683531523521121.6210.910.803.698.345.612.26.143
    2000Durham BullsILAAAtba223819---404.174200036422645.1472221717472001.419.331.393.389.334.372.761.000
    2000Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba373819Log - Sp - Ext - Perf138.5617000717013.213131329130021.618.561.325.938.568.561.44.250
    2000Minor Totals: TBAbyYearAAA----381---404.194200036422645.3472221717472001.429.381.403.399.384.392.761.000
    2000MLB Totals: TBAbyYearMLB----381Log - Sp - Ext - Perf138.8617000717013.713131329130021.678.861.366.148.868.861.44.250
    2001Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-3920---037.20200001620820.029171643160011.6013.051.801.357.207.655.33.000
    2001Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit363920Log - Sp - Ext - Perf004.5010000102.02111030001.009.004.500.0013.504.500.00.000
    2001Minor Totals: PITbyYearAAA----391---037.20200001620820.029171643160011.6013.051.801.357.207.655.33.000
    2001MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----391Log - Sp - Ext - Perf004.5010000102.02111030001.009.004.500.0013.504.502.00.000
    MLB Totals (8 yrs)16284.22317000194317100324.73141721522713330722181.388.720.753.698.524.772.31.364
    American League Totals (6 yrs)16274.05298000189298100309.32921591392412429022181.358.500.703.618.444.632.34.372
    National League Totals (2 yrs)017.7519000519015.322131339170002.0513.111.795.3610.137.751.89.000
    Minor League Totals69904.205091501132443591131,383.31343780645936871125780441.478.740.614.477.325.081.64.434
    Minor: Rk Totals662.8343150012284124.71075739061869081.357.750.004.426.234.131.41.500
    Minor: A Totals8184.8357233014343190.020013110213107151200121.629.470.625.077.156.211.41.308
    Minor: A+ Totals116.33771000041.7303429742425001.756.551.539.179.177.431.00.500
    Minor: AA Totals25333.9216149527511229448.339823919533218397270161.377.990.664.387.974.801.82.431
    Minor: AAA Totals29324.36241562114318577578.76083192804025944917081.509.460.624.036.994.971.73.475
    Oakland Athletics Totals (5 yrs)15243.84281000182281100295.72791461262211527722161.338.510.673.518.454.452.41.385
    New York Mets Totals (1 yrs)018.2418000518013.320121229140002.2113.741.376.189.628.241.56.000
    Tampa Bay Devil Rays Totals (1 yrs)138.8617000717013.713131329130021.678.861.366.148.868.861.44.250
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (1 yrs)004.5010000102.02111030001.009.004.500.0013.504.502.00.000
    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 Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1990Richmond BravesILAAAatl-28p---121000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    1991Greenville BravesSouAAatl-29p---2593000000000101000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.00.000.0
    1992Richmond BravesILAAAatl-30p---3470000000002000000.0001.000.0001.000200.000.000.000100.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals1084000000002201000.000.333.000.333700.500.000.00028.5728.571.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals593000000000101000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals491000000002100000.000.667.000.6673002.000.000.00066.6733.330.500.00.000.0
    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
    1980Gulf Coast Rangers GCLRk18P1400.02700991.0000.600.0022.2100.03
    1980Asheville TouristsSALA18P600.02000221.0000.300.004.3100.07
    1981Gulf Coast Rangers GCLRk19P1200.0212401814.7781.200.0019.4100.010
    1981Asheville TouristsSALA19P1400.0312201715.8821.100.009.9100.012
    1982Wausau TimbersMidwA20P3700.0417112221.9550.600.0026.6100.01
    1983Salem RedbirdsCaroA+21P700.0231065.8330.700.005.0100.015
    1983Tulsa DrillersTexAA21P2100.04420108.8000.400.0015.4100.09
    1984Tulsa DrillersTexAA22P4200.078301815.8330.400.0031.1100.01
    1985Tulsa DrillersTexAA23P2000.0510301815.8330.800.0014.7100.09
    1986Tulsa DrillersTexAA24P1100.0012211412.8571.100.008.2100.011
    1986Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAA24P1600.0106101716.9411.000.0011.3100.011
    1987Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAA25P2800.01926444945.9181.600.0020.0100.06
    1988Arizona Athletics ArizRk26P1700.03500881.0000.500.0029.3100.02
    1988Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAA26P2000.0219122221.9551.100.0014.2100.09
    1990Richmond BravesILAAA28P200.00100111.0000.500.001.4100.023
    1991Greenville BravesSouAA29P5900.0112111413.9290.200.0041.0100.01
    1991Greenville BravesSouAA29P800.01701881.0001.000.005.613.613
    1992Richmond BravesILAAA30P4700.028101110.9090.200.0032.6100.02
    1993Richmond BravesILAAA31P5900.0310121413.9290.200.0041.5100.01
    1994Oakland AthleticsALMLB32P41046.12300551.0000.100.1136.0100.02
    1996Edmonton TrappersPCLAAA34P700.00100111.0000.100.004.9100.017
    1996Oakland AthleticsALMLB34P55060.1490013131.0000.200.2234.0100.04
    1997Oakland AthleticsALMLB35P72073.03130116161.0000.200.2244.4100.02
    1998Oakland AthleticsALMLB36P70073.0480212121.0000.200.1643.2100.02
    1999Oakland AthleticsALMLB37P43043.01500661.0000.100.1426.5100.05
    1999New York MetsNLMLB37P18013.10200221.0000.100.1511.0100.013
    2000Durham BullsILAAA38P4200.0011111211.9170.300.0029.4100.04
    2000Tampa Bay Devil RaysALMLB38P17013.21000111.0000.100.0810.6100.013
    2001Nashville SoundsPCLAAA39P2000.00100111.0000.100.0014.2100.010
    2001Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB39P102.0000000.0000.000.000.6100.022
    MLB Totals - (P)317032415400310.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)2410036839911.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (P)16100185311310.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (P)700231011.0000.000.00---------
    A Totals - (P)57009293111.0000.000.00---------
    Rk Totals - (P)43007244011.0000.000.00---------
    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
    1980Minor20----------
    1981Minor26----------
    1982Minor37----------
    1983Minor28----------
    1984Minor42----------
    1985Minor20----------
    1986Minor27----------
    1987Minor28----------
    1988Minor37----------
    1990Minor2----------
    1991Minor67----------
    1992Minor47----------
    1993Minor59----------
    1994MLB41----------
    1996MLB55----------
    1996Minor7----------
    1997MLB72----------
    1998MLB70----------
    1999MLB61----------
    2000MLB17----------
    2000Minor42----------
    2001MLB1----------
    2001Minor20----------
    Totals826----------