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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
John Eugene Billingham
Stat Years
1961-1980  [mlb] 1968-1980
Height/Weight
6-4 / 215
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (476)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1943-02-21 in Orlando, Florida   [77.139]
High School
None listed
Colleges
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1961
Bonus
Signing Scouts
George Pfister,Leon Hamilton
MLB Debut
1968-04-11 - Boxscore  (Age: 25.049)
Service Time
Organizations
CIN [6] HOU [3] DET [3] LAN [1] BOS [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 8822 ... retro id: billj101 ... mlbam id: 110997
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1961OrlandoFSLA+----181---164.501200000056.0533728037300001.618.520.005.954.825.950.81.143
    1961Minor Totals: byYearA+----181---164.5012000012056.0533728037300001.618.520.005.954.825.950.81.143
    1962St. PetersburgFSLA+----192---155.162200000068.0745239039580001.669.790.005.167.686.881.49.167
    1962Minor Totals: byYearA+----191---155.1622000022068.0745239039580001.669.790.005.167.686.881.49.167
    1963SalisburyWcarA----203---963.4931000000142.012472550531360001.257.860.003.368.624.562.57.600
    1963Minor Totals: byYearA----201---963.49310000310142.012472550531360001.257.860.003.368.624.562.57.600
    1964St. PetersburgFSLA+----214---731.0332000000105.06321120271260000.865.400.002.3110.801.804.67.700
    1964Santa BarbaraCalifA+----214---114.911600000022.0171212010310001.236.950.004.0912.684.913.10.500
    1964Minor Totals: byYearA+----212---841.70480000480127.08033240371570000.925.670.002.6211.132.344.24.667
    1965AlbuquerqueTexAA----225---731.783900000086.0682917027670001.107.120.002.837.013.032.48.700
    1965SpokanePCLAAA----225---003.60600000020.01798010200001.357.650.004.509.004.052.00.000
    1965Minor Totals: byYearAAA/AA----222---732.12450000450106.0853825037870001.157.220.003.147.393.232.35.700
    1966SpokanePCLAAA----236---693.8250000000106.01074745041840001.409.080.003.487.133.992.05.400
    1966Minor Totals: byYearAAA----231---693.82500000500106.01074745041840001.409.080.003.487.133.992.05.400
    1967SpokanePCLAAA----247---743.0051000000123.09846410461080001.177.170.003.377.903.372.35.636
    1967Minor Totals: byYearAAA----241---743.00510000510123.09846410461080001.177.170.003.377.903.372.35.636
    1968Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan38258Log - Sp - Ext - Perf302.17501002649870.2541817030466021.196.880.003.825.862.291.531.000
    1968MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf302.18501002649870.7541817030466021.206.920.003.855.902.311.531.000
    1969Houston AstrosNLMLBhou42269Log - Sp - Ext - Perf674.25524102248282.29245391229712051.4610.021.313.167.734.902.45.462
    1969MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf674.27524102248282.79245391229712051.4710.071.313.187.774.932.45.462
    1970Houston AstrosNLMLBhou422710Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1393.984624827220187.2190102831063134110101.359.110.483.026.434.892.13.591
    1970MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1393.994624827220187.7190102831063134110101.359.130.483.036.444.902.13.591
    1971Houston AstrosNLMLBhou422811Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10163.39333383000228.1205988696813961161.208.080.352.685.483.862.04.385
    1971MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10163.39333383000228.3205988696813961161.208.090.362.685.483.872.04.385
    1972Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin432912Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12123.18363184251217.2197837718641378071.208.150.742.655.663.432.14.500
    1972MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12123.19363184251217.7197837718641378071.208.160.752.655.683.442.14.500
    1973Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin433013Log - Sp - Ext - Perf19103.044040167000293.1257112992095155100101.207.890.612.914.763.441.63.655
    1973MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf19103.044040167000293.3257112992095155100101.207.890.612.924.763.441.63.655
    1974Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin433114Log - Sp - Ext - Perf19113.94363583110212.12331059316641034261.409.880.682.714.374.451.61.633
    1974MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf19113.95363583110212.32331059316641034261.409.890.682.724.374.461.61.633
    1975Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin433215Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15104.11333250010208.0222100952276798191.439.610.953.293.424.331.04.600
    1975MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15104.11333250010208.0222100952276798191.439.610.953.293.424.331.04.600
    1976Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin433316Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12104.32342952351177.019096851762769041.429.660.863.153.864.881.23.545
    1976MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12104.32342952351177.019096851762769041.429.660.863.153.864.881.23.545
    1977Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin433417Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10105.233623328130161.21951059416567670101.5510.860.893.124.235.851.36.500
    1977MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10105.253623328130161.71951059416567670101.5610.890.893.134.245.861.36.500
    1978Detroit TigersALMLBdet413518Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1583.883030104000201.221895871665596081.409.730.712.902.634.240.91.652
    1978MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1583.893030104000201.721895871665596081.419.750.722.912.644.250.91.652
    1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet413619Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1073.3035192011163158.016374581360596071.419.280.743.423.364.220.98.588
    1979MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----361Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1073.3035192011163158.016374581360596071.419.280.743.423.364.220.98.588
    1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet413720Log - Sp - Ext - Perf007.3680003807.111661630002.3213.501.237.363.687.360.50.000
    1980Boston Red SoxALMLBbos283720Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1311.10740003024.145303061241042.3416.642.224.441.4811.100.33.250
    1980MLB Totals: DET-BOSbyYearMLB----372Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1310.3815400311031.756363671871042.3716.152.025.192.0210.380.39.250
    MLB Totals (14 yrs)1451133.83476305742783171152,230.7227210699491767501141844981.369.170.713.034.604.311.52.562
    National League Totals (10 yrs)119953.76396252622369144121,839.318358647681406071016714791.338.980.692.974.974.231.67.556
    American League Totals (4 yrs)26184.17805312414273391.343720518136143125130191.4810.060.833.292.884.720.87.591
    Minor League Totals39373.1825900002590728.062132525702906600001.257.680.003.598.164.022.28.513
    Minor: A Totals963.49310000310142.012472550531360001.257.860.003.368.624.562.57.600
    Minor: A+ Totals10153.26820000820251.02071229101132450001.277.420.004.058.784.372.17.400
    Minor: AA Totals731.7839000039086.0682917027670001.107.120.002.837.013.032.48.700
    Minor: AAA Totals13133.4010700001070249.0222102940972120001.288.020.003.517.663.692.19.500
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (6 yrs)87633.852151904518142521,270.01294601543109417626463461.359.170.772.964.444.261.50.580
    Houston Astros Totals (3 yrs)29323.761316117529702498.748724520831160344191311.308.800.562.896.214.432.15.475
    Detroit Tigers Totals (3 yrs)25153.70734912414243367.039217515130131121120151.439.610.743.212.974.290.92.625
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (1 yrs)302.18501002649870.7541817030466021.206.920.003.855.902.311.531.000
    Boston Red Sox Totals (1 yrs)1311.20740003024.345303061241042.3716.802.244.481.4911.200.33.250
    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%
    1968Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3825pL-S-E-P1503000000001102001.000.250.000.250600.333.000.00016.6716.671.000.00.000.0
    1969Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4226pL-S-E-P25214210000003501000.071.235.071.3061810.214.000.11116.6727.781.670.00.000.0
    1970Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4227pL-S-E-P346582600010042707001.103.161.103.2646960.069.000.1945.8039.136.750.00.000.0
    1971Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4228pL-S-E-P433731900040013006102.123.133.123.2568190.014.000.2051.2337.0430.000.00.000.0
    1972Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin4329pL-S-E-P536712510020022905001.070.096.085.1817861.042.015.1192.5637.1814.500.00.0020.0
    1973Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin4330pL-S-E-P6409326300400332013001.065.094.097.19110993.065.032.0982.7529.3610.670.00.0050.0
    1974Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin4331pL-S-E-P7366705000100131011001.075.088.075.1637950.015.000.1391.2739.2431.000.00.000.0
    1975Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin4332pL-S-E-P8336557000400822010000.108.205.108.3138370.123.000.1639.6426.512.750.00.000.0
    1976Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin4333pL-S-E-P9345941430040031208001.237.274.288.56270173.102.051.2984.2917.144.000.00.0021.4
    1977Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin4334pL-S-E-P1036563910030011706002.161.175.179.35463101.036.018.2311.5926.9817.000.00.0011.1
    MLB Totals (10 yrs)39655921628002300272060691010.111.152.125.277656708.063.014.1754.1231.407.630.00.0012.9
    National League Totals (10 yrs)39655921628002300272060691010.111.152.125.277656708.063.014.1754.1231.407.630.00.0012.9
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (6 yrs)2154111646800180018143053006.112.149.131.280482548.063.019.1723.7329.677.940.00.0017.4
    Houston Astros Totals (3 yrs)131145516000500862014103.110.156.110.266168160.055.000.1904.7636.907.750.00.000.0
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (1 yrs)503000000001102001.000.250.000.250600.333.000.00016.6716.671.000.00.000.0
    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
    1968Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB25P50070.2515112120.9520.400.2830.9100.02
    1969Houston AstrosNLMLB26P52082.2312111615.9380.300.1832.1100.02
    1970Houston AstrosNLMLB27P460187.21330214543.9560.900.2328.4100.03
    1971Houston AstrosNLMLB28P330228.12032435652.9291.600.2320.4100.06
    1972Cincinnati RedsNLMLB29P360217.21428104342.9771.200.1923.4100.04
    1973Cincinnati RedsNLMLB30P400293.11853237371.9731.800.2424.7100.05
    1974Cincinnati RedsNLMLB31P360212.11435115049.9801.400.2322.2100.04
    1975Cincinnati RedsNLMLB32P330208.08240532321.0001.000.1520.4100.06
    1976Cincinnati RedsNLMLB33P340177.01025113635.9721.000.2021.0100.05
    1977Cincinnati RedsNLMLB34P360161.21234124746.9791.300.2922.2100.03
    1978Detroit TigersALMLB35P300201.2930104039.9751.300.1918.5100.03
    1979Detroit TigersALMLB36P350158.0621232927.9310.800.1721.7100.04
    1980Detroit TigersALMLB37P807.10200221.0000.300.284.9100.014
    1980Boston Red SoxALMLB37P7024.11300441.0000.600.174.4100.014
    MLB Totals - (P)47602,2271333441721494477.9661.000.210.00.00
    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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    1968MLB50----------
    1969MLB52----------
    1970MLB46----------
    1971MLB33----------
    1972MLB36----------
    1973MLB40----------
    1974MLB36----------
    1975MLB33----------
    1976MLB34----------
    1977MLB36----------
    1978MLB30----------
    1979MLB35----------
    1980MLB15----------
    Totals476----------