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Bill AlmonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1973-1988 MLB Years: 1974-1988
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1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsSS-616, 3B-212, OF-161, 2B-102, 1B-96, DH-17, C-1Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWilliam Francis Almon
Height6-3Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 21,1952 [65.155]PlaceProvidence,Rhode Island
High SchoolWarwick (Warwick,RI)
CollegeBrown University (Providence,RI)

DraftedSelected by the San Diego Padres [Team Picks] in the 1st round (1st overall) of the 1974 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the San Diego Padres [Team Picks] in the 11th round (249th overall) of the 1971 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$90,000
MLB DebutSeptember 2,1974 [21.285]
OrganizationsSDN [6] PIT [3] NYN [2] OAK [2] CHA [2] MON [1] PHI [1] Awards2Awards Voting1-6
TBC Player ID8145Retrosheet IDalmob001MLBAM ID110181
RelationshipsBrother of John Almon
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed79Power46Contact28XBH48RBIs39Runs57Hitting50Durability44Team.451Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1973BrownCollegeSoss-3b2036128344595318200201400000.352.439.5701.0097317148.378.218.531.44913.519.460.702.0342.6737.78
1974BrownCollegeJrss-3b2131116304251103114091700000.362.408.6811.0897916125.360.319.517.4867.2013.601.898.0011.6038.10
1974AlexandriaTexAA-2125979182205000000000.186.186.247.43324497.186.061.062.1950.000.000.000.000.0022.22
1974HawaiiPCLAAA-211436680003000000000.222.222.222.4448036.222.000.000.2050.000.000.000.000.000.00
1974Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         3913315262208000000000.195.195.241.436324133.195.046.045.1980.000.000.000.000.0015.38
1974San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn6ss2116384121003102900000.316.350.342.69213140.414.026.105.3225.0022.504.500.000.008.33
1975HawaiiPCLAAA-2214449676113220147000000000.228.228.278.50613823496.226.050.050.2300.000.000.000.20496.0020.35
1975San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn5ss22610040000000100000.400.400.400.8004010.444.000.000.3690.0010.000.000.000.000.00
1976HawaiiPCLAAA-2312945467132162344000000000.291.291.355.64616121454.286.064.064.2960.000.000.000.66151.3315.91
1976San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn6ss2314576143016312901000.246.271.351.62220460.277.105.175.2873.3315.004.501.6757.0028.57
1977San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn6ss24155613751601811243209371140200114.261.303.336.63920631670.318.075.153.2885.5217.013.080.30306.5019.38
1978San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn63b25138405391021920211753374031106.252.308.309.61712521442.307.057.168.2767.4716.742.240.000.0020.59
1979San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn62b261001982045301865214805271.227.299.258.557514226.291.031.141.2489.2921.242.290.44198.008.89
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon6ss2718382101103001500102.263.275.342.61713240.294.079.105.2732.5012.505.000.000.0020.00
1980New York MetsNLMLBnyn25ss-2b2748112131932042082700010.170.225.232.457265120.224.062.152.2096.6722.503.380.000.0026.32
1980Totals for NL-NL         66150152943072093200112.193.238.260.498397160.244.067.140.2255.6320.003.560.000.0024.14
1981Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34ss2810334946105102441166216022304.301.341.375.71613116377.351.074.163.3295.5715.922.861.0687.2515.24
1982Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34ss291113084079104426108254911104.256.313.354.66710918336.293.098.185.3037.4414.581.961.1977.0022.78
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak34ss-3b30143451451202914632682667251138.266.302.361.66316334495.297.095.193.2945.2513.542.580.81112.7528.33
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak34of-1b31106211244711071657104200403.223.253.374.6277918225.241.151.190.2784.4418.674.203.1130.1438.30
1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit12ss-of32882443366170629107226114306.270.330.414.74410123274.333.144.246.3318.0322.262.772.1940.6734.85
1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit12of-3b33102196294372727114303801325.219.319.383.7027516230.234.164.352.31313.0416.521.273.0428.0037.21
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit12ss341920541001001500000.200.238.250.4885121.267.050.100.2214.7623.815.000.000.0025.00
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn2ss34495481330041081600000.241.339.296.63516362.342.055.222.29612.9025.812.000.000.0023.08
1987Totals for NL-NL         6874131740051092100000.230.313.284.59721483.321.054.189.27710.8425.302.330.000.0023.53
1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi153b-ss3520261320010031102000.115.207.192.3995231.200.077.192.1939.6835.483.670.000.0066.67
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter12363330390846138253629612860250636644292453.254.305.343.64811421993659.301.089.184.0006.8317.382.540.9892.5023.52
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3121083158271404499000000000.250.250.306.556331481083.247.056.055.0000.000.000.000.37270.7517.71
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter287986149253382494000000000.257.257.311.56830744986.254.054.055.0000.000.000.000.41246.5017.39
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter25979182205000000000.186.186.247.43324497.186.061.062.0000.000.000.000.000.0022.22
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter6724464871461349340293100000.357.425.6231.04815233273.370.266.525.00010.6211.361.074.7618.7737.93
San Diego Padres Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter4291321144337441348147209525502931821.255.304.317.621419611448.313.062.154.0006.5617.612.680.28330.2518.10
Oakland Athletics Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2496626916740111793115361092515311.252.287.366.65324252720.280.114.192.0005.0015.143.031.5360.1831.14
Chicago White Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2146578618420686726144610933408.280.328.365.69324034713.324.085.174.0006.4515.292.371.1282.1318.48
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter209460671132521357211153104156211.246.321.393.71418140525.287.147.285.00010.1019.811.962.4835.3835.40
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter971662132620830164300010.193.264.253.517428182.260.060.175.0008.7923.632.690.000.0025.00
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter18382101103001500102.263.275.342.61713240.294.079.105.0002.5012.505.000.000.0020.00
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter20261320010031102000.115.207.192.3995231.200.077.192.0009.6835.483.670.000.0066.67
Average MLB - Per 162 games16243651111183539178338316437.254.305.343.64815026480.301.089.184.0006.8317.382.540.9892.5023.52
Average Minor - Per 162 games16256282141212251000000000.250.250.306.55617225562.247.056.055.0000.000.000.000.37270.7517.71

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1974San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn21SS14--1330444743.9153.07------1687.58.6
1975San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn22SS2--65--11111.0005.50------633.31.2
1976San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn23SS14--2352387875.9625.36------14100.08.6
1977San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn24SS155--3035384187882841.9545.43------155100.095.7
1978San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn253B114--722212120314293.9332.57------13882.670.4
1978San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25SS15--923143332.9702.13------13810.99.3
1978San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn252B7--2111123332.9704.57------1385.14.3
1979San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn262B61--116150437270266.9854.36------10061.037.9
1979San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26SS25--26433117269.9582.76------10025.015.5
1979San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26OF1---------------1001.00.6
1980New York MetsNLMLBnyn27SS22--30573149087.9673.95------4845.813.6
1980New York MetsNLMLBnyn272B18--3148498379.9524.39------4837.511.1
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27SS12--1724414541.9113.42------1866.77.4
1980New York MetsNLMLBnyn273B9---3--331.0000.33------4818.85.6
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon272B1--121143.7503.00------185.60.6
1981Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28SS103--1903401778547530.9695.15------103100.097.2
1982Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29SS108--1643172672507481.9494.45------11197.366.7
1982Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29DH1---------------1110.90.6
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30SS52--5193914153144.9412.77------14336.432.1
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak303B40--34589510192.9112.30------14328.024.7
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak301B38--20821114230229.9966.03------14326.623.5
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30OF23--33-1-3433.9711.43------14316.114.2
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak302B5--14--551.0001.00------1433.53.1
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30DH4---------------1432.82.5
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31OF48--701-171711.0001.48------10645.329.6
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak311B44--18413218199197.9904.48------10641.527.2
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31DH12---------------10611.37.4
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak313B4--1---111.0000.25------1063.82.5
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31C1---------------1060.90.6
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31SS1---1--111.0001.00------1060.90.6
1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32SS43--50101219153151.9873.51------8848.926.7
1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32OF32--272--29291.0000.91------8836.419.9
1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit323B7--241-76.8570.86------888.04.3
1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit321B7--251232826.9293.71------888.04.3
1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit33OF54--5351-5958.9831.07------10252.933.3
1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit333B28--926333835.9211.25------10227.517.3
1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit33SS19--812312320.8701.05------10218.611.7
1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit331B4--1021-1312.9233.00------1023.92.5
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn34SS22--827133635.9721.59------4944.913.6
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn342B10--47111211.9171.10------4920.46.2
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34SS4--98131817.9444.25------1921.12.5
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn341B2--5---551.0002.50------494.11.2
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34OF2---------------1910.51.2
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit343B1---------------195.30.6
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn34OF1---------------492.00.6
1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi353B9--4131-1817.9441.89------2045.05.6
1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35SS5--421176.8571.20------2025.03.1
1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi351B1--12--112121.00012.00------205.00.6
MLB Totals for SS - 15 season(s)-   SS616--911167311932027032584.9564.19------6160.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 8 season(s)-   3B212--1223253528482447.9272.11------2120.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF161--183821193191.9901.19------1610.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 5 season(s)-   2B102--1742221150407396.9733.88------1020.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 6 season(s)-   1B96--44437636487481.9885.01------960.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH17---------------170.00.0
MLB Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1974San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn21----14------
1975San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn22----2------
1976San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn23----14------
1977San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn24----155------
1978San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25---715114-----
1979San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26---6125----1-
1980New York MetsNLMLBnyn27---18229-----
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27---112------
1981Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28----103------
1982Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29----108-----1
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30--3855240---234
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31-144-14---4812
1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32--7-437---32-
1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit33--4-1928---54-
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn34--21022----1-
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34----41---2-
1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35--1-59-----

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1993Brown UniversityNCAANCAACollege-40Manager201010.500--0 
1994Brown UniversityNCAANCAACollege-41Manager20713.350--0 
1995Brown UniversityNCAANCAACollege-42Manager20713.350--0 
1996Brown UniversityNCAANCAACollege-43Manager20614.300--0 
* 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

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1973Ivy League All-Conference (SS)1
1974Ivy League All-Conference (SS)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1988-06-16Released by Phillies. 
1988-03-21TradeTraded by Mets to Phillies for Vladimir Perez and Shawn Barton. 
1988-01-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mets. 
1987-11-09Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1987-05-29TradeTraded by Pirates to Mets for Scott Little and Al Pedrique. 
1985-04-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1984-11-08Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1983-01-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Athletics. 
1982-11-10Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1981-02-04ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
1980-12-19Released by Mets. 
1980-07-11ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mets. 
1980-07-07Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1979-11-27TradeTraded by Padres with Dan Briggs to Expos for Dave 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.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1974San Diego Padres-2190,000-------90,000Signing Bonus out of 1974 Draft (1st round - 1st overall)
1985Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll32255,000-3581741370,78060,000345,000
1986Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll33260,000-3691248386,34760,000605,000
1987Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll34250,000-3061057344,90660,000855,000
1987New York MetsTeam Payroll34250,000-3061757344,90660,000855,000
1988Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll35250,000-3401652392,10762,5001,105,000
* 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