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Willie AikensHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1974-1986 MLB Years: 1977-1985
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World Series Champion

Positions1B-691, DH-175, OF-2Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWillie Mays Aikens
Height6-3Weight220BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 14,1954 [63.127]PlaceSeneca,South Carolina
High SchoolSeneca (Seneca,SC)
CollegeSouth Carolina State University (Orangeburg,SC)

DraftedSelected by the California Angels in the 1st round (2nd overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsWalter Youse
MLB DebutMay 17,1977 [22.215]
OrganizationsCAL [5] KCA [4] TOR [2] NYN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID8076Retrosheet IDaikew001MLBAM ID110094
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed27Power85Contact41XBH78RBIs82Runs36Hitting67Durability53Team.539Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1974South Carolina StateCollege-1b1927110052901150000000000.473.473.8551.3289420110.414.382.382.5970.000.000.0010.0010.0038.46
1975Quad CitiesMidwA--20125443691261711791000000000.284.284.442.72619635443.256.158.158.3280.000.000.003.8426.0627.78
1976El PasoTexAA--211335149916324430117000000000.317.317.554.87128558514.275.237.237.3960.000.000.005.8417.1335.58
1977Salt Lake GullsPCLAAAcal-22772956299232147341524200500.336.429.569.99816839352.348.233.420.43414.7711.930.813.9821.0739.39
1977California AngelsALMLBcal22dh-1b224291518400612102300021.198.277.242.519224101.265.044.143.2369.9022.772.300.000.0022.22
1978Salt Lake GullsPCLAAAcal-1b23133470821531902911055775540800.326.419.551.97025948559.315.225.389.43213.779.840.715.1916.2131.37
1979California AngelsALMLBcal221b-dh24116379591061802181136179106810.280.376.493.86918739447.298.213.369.37913.6517.671.304.7018.0536.79
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca241b25151543701512402098106488709323.278.356.433.78923544623.295.155.274.35410.2714.131.383.2127.1529.14
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca241b26101349459316017530062473051211.266.377.458.83516033419.262.192.370.37214.8011.220.764.0620.5335.48
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca241b27134466501312911774014570305719.281.345.457.80221347519.297.176.270.3528.6713.491.563.2827.4135.88
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca241b28125410491242612372004575201916.302.373.539.91222150458.323.237.346.3969.8316.381.675.0217.8340.32
1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor24dh2993234214870112600295620016.205.298.376.6748818265.222.171.295.30710.9421.131.934.1521.2737.50
1985Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-1b3010537365116191166100678110150.311.416.496.91218536442.361.185.365.40315.1618.331.213.6223.3131.03
1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor24dh301220241015003600101.200.292.400.6928224.214.200.350.30412.5025.002.004.1720.0050.00
1986Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-1b31415220000002300000.133.235.133.3682017.167.000.133.18911.7617.651.500.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter7742492301675125211041536319444180274287.271.354.455.80911342372856.288.184.311.00011.1715.551.393.8522.6535.11
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter5772110379659102810645296198181501450.312.370.519.88910952162327.301.207.302.0008.517.780.914.5619.9132.78
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter31911532113706135924496198181501450.321.418.533.9516141231370.335.212.386.00014.4513.210.914.3119.5433.24
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1335149916324430117000000000.317.317.554.87128558514.275.237.237.0000.000.000.005.8417.1335.58
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter125443691261711791000000000.284.284.442.72619635443.256.158.158.0000.000.000.003.8426.0627.78
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter27110052901150000000000.473.473.8551.3289420110.414.382.382.0000.000.000.0010.0010.0038.46
Kansas City Royals Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter51117682144999527729711216280150203169.282.362.469.8318291742019.295.187.309.00010.7013.871.303.8122.9634.87
California Angels Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter15847064124220218725711021061011.264.358.445.80320943548.292.181.326.00012.9618.611.443.8322.3834.68
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter105254235280123100326220117.205.298.378.6769620289.221.173.299.00011.0721.451.944.1521.1738.46
Average MLB - Per 162 games162522631412602387116793406918.271.354.455.80923750598.288.184.311.00011.1715.551.393.8522.6535.11
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625921061852923012732565110410.312.370.519.88930761653.301.207.302.0008.517.780.914.5619.9132.78

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1977California AngelsALMLBcal221B13--948310105102.9717.85------4231.08.0
1977California AngelsALMLBcal22DH13---------------4231.08.0
1978Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAcal23OF2--1---111.0000.50------1331.51.5
1978Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAcal231B118--1029832511511371112.9789.42------13388.786.1
1979California AngelsALMLBcal24DH51---------------11644.031.5
1979California AngelsALMLBcal241B55--46231249495493.9968.96------11647.434.0
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca251B138--108165129511581146.9908.30------15191.485.2
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25DH13---------------1518.68.0
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca261B99--84456779907900.9929.09------10198.096.1
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca271B128--10487579511301123.9948.77------13495.579.0
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28DH6---------------1254.83.7
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca281B112--8846411101959948.9898.46------12589.669.1
1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29DH81---------------9387.150.0
1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor291B2--121-113131.0006.50------932.21.2
1985Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor301B23--20016322219216.9869.39------10521.916.4
1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor30DH11---------------1291.76.8
1986Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn311B3--243-427271.0009.00------475.02.1
MLB Totals for 1B - 7 season(s)-   1B547--44253004243047674725.9918.64------5470.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 6 season(s)-   DH175---------------1750.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B144--12531022814113831355.9809.41------1440.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF2--1---111.0000.50------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1977California AngelsALMLBcal22--13-------13
1978Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAcal23--118------2-
1979California AngelsALMLBcal24--55-------51
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25--138-------13
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26--99--------
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27--128--------
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28--112-------6
1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29--2-------81
1985Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor30--23--------
1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor30----------11
1986Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn31--3--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1980Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB25311040002000100000.364.364.364.7284011.400.000.0000.009.090.000.000.000.00
1980Kansas City RoyalsWorld SeriesMLB25620580148006800000.400.5381.1001.63822526.500.7001.00023.0830.771.3315.385.0062.50
1981Kansas City RoyalsDiv SeriesMLB2639030000003200000.333.500.333.8333012.429.000.33325.0016.670.670.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs39030000003200000.333.500.333.8333012.429.000.33325.0016.670.670.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs311040002000100000.364.364.364.7284011.400.000.0000.009.090.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs620580148006800000.400.5381.1001.63822526.500.7001.00023.0830.771.3315.385.0062.50

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2011Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca56Minor League Hitting Instructor1627191.43824.04Ned Yost
2013Arizona Royals -ArizRkMinorkca58Assistant Coach552233.40010.04Darryl Kennedy
2014Idaho Falls ChukarsPioRkMinorkca59Assistant Coach763838.5005.03Omar Ramirez
2015Arizona Royals -ArizRkMinorkca60Hitting Coach564016.714--1None listedLost in Semi-Finals
2016Arizona Royals -ArizRkMinorkca61Hitting Coach553124.564--1Darryl KennedyLost in Semi-Finals
2017Arizona Royals -ArizRkMinorkca62Hitting Coach562630.4645.54Darryl Kennedy
* 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 DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1985-05-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
1985-05-09Released by Blue Jays. 
1983-12-20TradeTraded by Royals to Blue Jays for Jorge Orta. 
1979-12-06TradeTraded by Angels with Rance Mulliniks to Royals for Craig Eaton, Todd Cruz and Al Cowens. 
* 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.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll3060,000-51624-370,78060,00060,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red