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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
William Francis Almon
Stat Years
1974-1988  [mlb] 1974-1988
Height/Weight
6-3 / 190
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
SS (616) ... 3B (212) ... OF (161) ... 2B (102) ... 1B (96) ... DH (17) ... C (1)
Draft Position
SS
Born Date/Place
Death
High School
Warwick (Warwick,RI)
Colleges
Brown University (Providence, Rhode Island)
Draft
Selected by the San Diego Padres in Round #1 (#1 overall) of the 1974 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1974-09-02 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.285)
Service Time
Organizations
SDN [6] PIT [3] NYN [2] CHA [2] OAK [2] MON [1] PHI [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 8145 ... retro id: almob001 ... mlbam id: 110181
Relations
Brother of John Almon
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1974AlexandriaTexAA----21ss-3b---125979182205000000000.186.186.247.43397244.000.061.0000.000.000.000.00.0022.2
    1974HawaiiPCLAAA----21ss-3b---11436680003000000000.222.222.222.4443680.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1974San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn621ssL-S-E-P116384121003102900000.316.350.342.69240131.105.026.4145.0022.504.500.00.008.3
    1975HawaiiPCLAAA----22ss-3b---214449676113220147000000000.228.228.278.50649613823.000.050.0000.000.000.00496.00.2020.4
    1975San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn522ssL-S-E-P2610040000000100000.400.400.400.8001040.000.000.4440.0010.000.000.00.000.0
    1976HawaiiPCLAAA----23ss-3b---312945467132162344000000000.291.291.355.64645416121.000.064.0000.000.000.00151.30.6615.9
    1976San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn623ssL-S-E-P314576143016312901000.246.271.351.62260204.175.105.2773.3315.004.5057.01.6728.6
    1977San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn624ssL-S-E-P4155613751601811243209371140200114.261.303.336.63967020631.153.075.3185.5217.013.08306.50.3019.4
    1978San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn6253bL-S-E-P5138405391021920211753374031106.252.308.309.61744212521.168.057.3077.4716.742.240.00.0020.6
    1979San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn6262bL-S-E-P61001982045301865214805271.227.299.258.557226514.141.031.2919.2921.242.29198.00.448.9
    1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon627ssL-S-E-P718382101103001500102.263.275.342.61740132.105.079.2942.5012.505.000.00.0020.0
    1980New York MetsNLMLBnyn2527ss-2bL-S-E-P748112131932042082700010.170.225.232.457120265.152.062.2246.6722.503.380.00.0026.3
    1981Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3428ssL-S-E-P810334946105102441166216022304.301.341.375.71637713116.163.074.3515.5715.922.8687.21.0615.2
    1982Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3429ssL-S-E-P91113084079104426108254911104.256.313.354.66733610918.185.098.2937.4414.581.9677.01.1922.8
    1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3430ss-3bL-S-E-P10143451451202914632682667251138.266.302.361.66349516334.193.095.2975.2513.542.58112.80.8128.3
    1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3431of-1bL-S-E-P11106211244711071657104200403.223.253.374.6272257918.190.151.2414.4418.674.2030.13.1138.3
    1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit1232ss-ofL-S-E-P12882443366170629107226114306.270.330.414.74427410123.246.144.3338.0322.262.7740.72.1934.8
    1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit1233of-3bL-S-E-P13102196294372727114303801325.219.319.383.7022307516.352.164.23413.0416.521.2728.03.0437.2
    1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit1234ss-ofL-S-E-P141920541001001500000.200.238.250.4882151.100.050.2674.7623.815.000.00.0025.0
    1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn234ssL-S-E-P14495481330041081600000.241.339.296.63562163.222.055.34212.9025.812.000.00.0023.1
    1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi15353b-ssL-S-E-P1520261320010031102000.115.207.192.3993152.192.077.2009.6835.483.670.00.0066.7
    MLB Totals (17 yrs)12363330390846138253629612860250636644292453.254.305.343.64836591142199.184.089.3016.8317.382.5492.50.9823.5
    National League Totals (13 yrs)77320112354957818171507131168418136102134.246.303.328.6312226660113.185.082.3017.5518.782.49118.30.7622.8
    American League Totals (4 yrs)4631319155351607191465729822185819319.266.307.365.672143348286.183.099.3025.7215.212.6669.41.3324.5
    Minor League Totals3121083158271404499000000000.250.250.306.556108333148.055.056.2470.000.000.00270.80.3717.7
    Minor: AA Totals25979182205000000000.186.186.247.43397244.062.061.1860.000.000.000.00.0022.2
    Minor: AAA Totals287986149253382494000000000.257.257.311.56898630744.055.054.2540.000.000.00246.50.4117.4
    San Diego Padres Totals (6 yrs)4291321144337441348147209525502931821.255.304.317.621144841961.154.062.3136.5617.612.68330.20.2818.1
    Oakland Athletics Totals (2 yrs)2496626916740111793115361092515311.252.287.366.65372024252.192.114.2805.0015.143.0360.21.5331.1
    Chicago White Sox Totals (2 yrs)2146578618420686726144610933408.280.328.365.69371324034.174.085.3246.4515.292.3782.11.1218.5
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (3 yrs)209460671132521357211153104156211.246.321.393.71452518140.285.147.28710.1019.811.9635.42.4835.4
    New York Mets Totals (2 yrs)971662132620830164300010.193.264.253.517182428.175.060.2608.7923.632.690.00.0025.0
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (1 yrs)20261320010031102000.115.207.192.3993152.192.077.2009.6835.483.670.00.0066.7
    Montreal Expos Totals (1 yrs)18382101103001500102.263.275.342.61740132.105.079.2942.5012.505.000.00.0020.0
    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
    1974San Diego PadresNLMLB21SS1400.01330444743.9153.100.008.687.53
    1975San Diego PadresNLMLB22SS200.0650011111.0005.500.001.233.33
    1976San Diego PadresNLMLB23SS1400.02352387875.9625.400.008.6100.03
    1977San Diego PadresNLMLB24SS15500.03035384187882841.9545.400.0095.7100.01
    1978San Diego PadresNLMLB252B700.02111123332.9704.600.004.35.16
    1978San Diego PadresNLMLB253B11400.0722212120314293.9332.600.0070.482.61
    1978San Diego PadresNLMLB25SS1500.0923143332.9702.100.009.310.92
    1979San Diego PadresNLMLB262B6100.0116150437270266.9854.400.0037.961.02
    1979San Diego PadresNLMLB26SS2500.026433117269.9582.800.0015.525.02
    1979San Diego PadresNLMLB26OF100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.011
    1980New York MetsNLMLB272B1800.03148498379.9524.400.0011.137.53
    1980Montreal ExposNLMLB272B100.0121143.7503.000.000.65.64
    1980New York MetsNLMLB273B900.00300331.0000.300.005.618.85
    1980New York MetsNLMLB27SS2200.030573149087.9674.000.0013.645.82
    1980Montreal ExposNLMLB27SS1200.01724414541.9113.400.007.466.74
    1981Chicago White SoxALMLB28SS10300.01903401778547530.9695.100.0097.2100.01
    1982Chicago White SoxALMLB29SS10800.01643172672507481.9494.500.0066.797.31
    1982Chicago White SoxALMLB29DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.99
    1983Oakland AthleticsALMLB301B3800.020821114230229.9966.000.0023.526.64
    1983Oakland AthleticsALMLB302B500.01400551.0001.000.003.13.54
    1983Oakland AthleticsALMLB303B4000.034589510192.9112.300.0024.728.03
    1983Oakland AthleticsALMLB30SS5200.05193914153144.9412.800.0032.136.43
    1983Oakland AthleticsALMLB30OF2300.0330103433.9711.400.0014.216.17
    1983Oakland AthleticsALMLB30DH400.0000000.0000.000.002.52.89
    1984Oakland AthleticsALMLB31C100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.94
    1984Oakland AthleticsALMLB311B4400.018413218199197.9904.500.0027.241.52
    1984Oakland AthleticsALMLB313B400.01000111.0000.300.002.53.84
    1984Oakland AthleticsALMLB31SS100.00100111.0001.000.000.60.95
    1984Oakland AthleticsALMLB31OF4800.07010171711.0001.500.0029.645.34
    1984Oakland AthleticsALMLB31DH1200.0000000.0000.000.007.411.33
    1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB321B700.0251232826.9293.700.004.38.05
    1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB323B700.0241076.8570.900.004.38.04
    1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB32SS4300.050101219153151.9873.500.0026.748.92
    1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB32OF3200.02720029291.0000.900.0019.936.48
    1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB331B400.0102101312.9233.000.002.53.94
    1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB333B2800.0926333835.9211.300.0017.327.52
    1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB33SS1900.0812312320.8701.100.0011.718.64
    1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB33OF5400.0535105958.9831.100.0033.352.95
    1987New York MetsNLMLB341B200.05000551.0002.500.001.24.15
    1987New York MetsNLMLB342B1000.047111211.9171.100.006.220.44
    1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB343B100.0000000.0000.000.000.65.35
    1987New York MetsNLMLB34SS2200.0827133635.9721.600.0013.644.93
    1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB34SS400.098131817.9444.300.002.521.16
    1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB34OF200.0000000.0000.000.001.210.510
    1987New York MetsNLMLB34OF100.0000000.0000.000.000.62.08
    1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB351B100.01200112121.00012.000.000.65.05
    1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB353B900.0413101817.9441.900.005.645.05
    1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB35SS500.0421176.8571.200.003.125.04
    MLB Totals - (C)100000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (1B)960044437636487481.9885.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (2B)102001742221150407396.9733.900.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)212001223253528482447.9272.100.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (SS)61600911167311932027032584.9564.200.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)16100183821193191.9901.200.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)1700000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    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
    1974MLB-----14-----
    1975MLB-----2-----
    1976MLB-----14-----
    1977MLB-----155-----
    1978MLB---711415-----
    1979MLB---61-25---1-
    1980MLB---19934-----
    1981MLB-----103-----
    1982MLB-----108----1
    1983MLB--3854052---234
    1984MLB-144-41---4812
    1985MLB--7-743---32-
    1986MLB--4-2819---54-
    1987MLB--210126---3-
    1988MLB--1-95-----
    Totals-196102212616---16117