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Jack BillinghamTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1961-1980 MLB Years: 1968-1980
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World Series Champion

PositionsP-476Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn Eugene Billingham
Height6-4Weight215BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 21,1943 [75.176]PlaceOrlando,Florida

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1961 by the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Signing ScoutsGeorge PfisterLeon Hamilton
MLB DebutApril 11,1968 [25.049]
OrganizationsLAN [8] CIN [6] DET [3] HOU [3] BOS [1] Awards0Awards Voting4-48
TBC Player ID8822Retrosheet IDbillj101MLBAM ID110997
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Player Notes:   Selected by the Montreal Expos from the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1968 NL expansion draft (#10 pick) ... Opening day starter for Cincinnati Reds in 1972,1974
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts39Walks57Hittable38SO/BB47vsPower38Hitting22Durability59Team.551Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1961nullA+--Rel18164.5012012000056.0533728037300001.618.52--5.954.820.81.143-
1962nullA+--Rel19155.1622022000068.0745239039580001.669.79--5.167.681.49.167-
1963nullA--Rel20963.49310310000142.012472550531360001.257.86--3.368.622.57.600-
1964nullA+--Rel21731.03320320000105.06321120271260000.865.40--2.3110.804.67.700-
1964nullA+--Rel21114.9116016000022.0171212010310001.236.95--4.0912.683.10.500-
1964Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorA+--Rel0841.70480480000127.08033240371570000.925.67--2.6211.134.24.667-
1965nullAA--Rel22731.7839039000086.0682917027670001.107.12--2.837.012.48.700-
1965nullAAA--Rel22003.60606000020.01798010200001.357.65--4.509.002.00--
1965Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorA+--Rel0732.12450450000106.0853825037870001.157.22--3.147.392.35.700-
1966nullAAA--Rel23693.82500500000106.01074745041840001.409.08--3.487.132.05.400-
1967nullAAA--Rel24743.00510510000123.09846410461080001.177.17--3.377.902.35.636-
1968Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan38Rel25302.17501490026870.2541817030466021.196.88--3.825.861.531.0002.44
1969Houston AstrosNLMLBhou42Rel26674.25524481022282.29245391229712051.4610.021.313.167.732.45.4623.91
1970Houston AstrosNLMLBhou42S/R271393.984624228270187.2190102831063134110101.359.110.483.026.432.13.5913.07
1971Houston AstrosNLMLBhou42ST2810163.39333308300228.0205988696813961151.208.080.352.685.482.04.3852.84
1972Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin43ST2912123.18363158421217.2197837718641378071.208.150.742.655.662.14.5003.19
1973Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin43ST3019103.044040016700293.0257112992095155100101.207.890.612.914.761.63.6553.47
1974Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin43ST3119113.94363518310212.02331059316641034261.409.880.682.714.371.61.6333.58
1975Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin43ST3215104.11333215000208.0222100952276798191.439.610.953.293.421.04.6004.43
1976Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin43ST3312104.32342955231177.019096851762769041.429.660.863.153.861.23.5454.14
1977Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin43S/R3410105.233623133280161.21951059416567670101.5510.860.893.124.231.36.5004.31
1978Detroit TigersALMLBdet41ST351583.883030010400201.221895871665596081.409.730.712.902.630.91.6524.12
1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet41S/R361073.3035191620113158.016374581360596071.419.280.743.423.360.98.5884.33
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet41Rel37007.3680800307.011661630002.3213.501.237.363.680.50-6.16
1980Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28S/R371311.10743000024.045303061241002.3416.642.224.441.480.33.2507.11
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter1451133.83476305171742783152226.2227210699491767501141844931.359.170.713.034.601.52.5621.14
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter39373.1825902590000728.062132525702906600001.257.68--3.598.162.28.513-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter13133.4010701070000249.0222102940972120001.288.02--3.517.662.19.500-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter731.7839039000086.0682917027670001.107.12--2.837.012.48.700-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter10153.26820820000251.02071229101132450001.277.42--4.058.782.17.400-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter963.49310310000142.012472550531360001.257.86--3.368.622.57.600-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter87633.852151902545181421268.01294601543109417626463461.359.170.772.964.441.50.580-
Houston Astros Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter29323.751316170175292497.248724520831160344191301.308.790.562.896.212.15.475-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter25153.70734924124143366.139217515130131121120151.439.610.743.212.970.92.625-
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter302.17501490026870.2541817030466021.196.88--3.825.861.531.000-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1311.10743000024.045303061241002.3416.642.224.441.480.33.250-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14113.834730177381220.02241059417741138091.359.170.713.034.601.52.5601.14
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12113.18780780000220.018898780881990001.257.68--3.598.162.28.522-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1968Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan38p25503000000001102001.000.250.000.250006.000.000.333.17016.6716.671.000.000.000.00
1969Houston AstrosNLMLBhou42p265214210000003501000.071.235.071.3061018.111.000.214.17816.6727.781.670.000.000.00
1970Houston AstrosNLMLBhou42p2746582600010042707001.103.161.103.2646069.194.000.069.1345.8039.136.750.000.000.00
1971Houston AstrosNLMLBhou42p2833731900040013006102.123.133.123.2569081.205.000.014.1191.2337.0430.000.000.000.00
1972Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin43p2936712510020022905001.070.096.085.1816178.119.015.042.0872.5637.1814.500.000.0020.00
1973Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin43p30409326300400332013001.065.094.097.19193109.098.032.065.0922.7529.3610.670.000.0050.00
1974Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin43p31366705000100131011001.075.088.075.1635079.139.000.015.0781.2739.2431.000.000.000.00
1975Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin43p32336557000400822010000.108.205.108.3137083.163.000.123.1679.6426.512.750.000.000.00
1976Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin43p33345941430040031208001.237.274.288.56217370.298.051.102.2644.2917.144.000.000.0021.43
1977Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin43p3436563910030011706002.161.175.179.35410163.231.018.036.1611.5926.9817.000.000.0011.11
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter39655921628002300272060691010.111.152.125.277708656.175.014.063.0004.1231.407.630.000.0012.90
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter2154111646800180018143053006.112.149.131.280548482.172.019.063.0003.7329.677.940.000.0017.39
Houston Astros Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter131145516000500862014103.110.156.110.266160168.190.000.055.0004.7636.907.750.000.000.00
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter503000000001102001.000.250.000.250006.000.000.333.00016.6716.671.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1622299253009001184028004.111.152.125.277293268.175.014.063.0004.1231.407.630.000.0012.90

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1968Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan25P50-70515112120.9520.400.29-----50100.030.9
1969Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26P52-82312111615.9380.290.18-----52100.032.1
1970Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27P46-1871330214543.9560.930.23-----46100.028.4
1971Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28P33-2282032435652.9291.580.23-----33100.020.4
1972Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29P36-21714281-4342.9771.170.195645.5136100.023.4
1973Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30P40-2931853237371.9731.780.24121152.2140100.024.7
1974Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin31P36-2121435115049.9801.360.23-----36100.022.2
1975Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32P33-208824-532321.0000.970.15-----33100.020.4
1976Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33P34-1771025113635.9721.030.20-----34100.021.0
1977Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34P36-1611234124746.9791.280.29-----36100.022.2
1978Detroit TigersALMLBdet35P30-2019301-4039.9751.300.19-----30100.018.5
1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet36P35-158621232927.9310.770.17-----35100.021.7
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet37P8-7-2--221.0000.250.29-----8100.04.9
1980Boston Red SoxALMLBbos37P7-2413--441.0000.570.17-----7100.04.4
MLB Totals for P - 13 season(s)-   P476-22251333441721494477.9661.000.21171750.024760.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1968Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2550----------
1969Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2652----------
1970Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2746----------
1971Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2833----------
1972Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2936----------
1973Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3040----------
1974Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3136----------
1975Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3233----------
1976Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3334----------
1977Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3436----------
1978Detroit TigersALMLBdet3530----------
1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet3635----------
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet378----------
1980Boston Red SoxALMLBbos377----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1972Cincinnati RedsChamp. SeriesMLB29003.861004.2522401.679.640.003.867.712.000.00.000
1972Cincinnati RedsWorld SeriesMLB29100.0030113.26041100.763.950.002.637.242.750.001.000
1973Cincinnati RedsChamp. SeriesMLB30014.5020012.0964901.086.750.003.006.752.250.00.000
1975Cincinnati RedsWorld SeriesMLB32001.003009.0815701.448.000.005.007.001.400.00.000
1976Cincinnati RedsWorld SeriesMLB33100.001002.2000100.000.000.000.003.3700.001.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs014.32303000016.714080613001.207.560.003.247.022.170.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 3 yrs200.36707000125.314010919000.914.970.003.206.752.110.001.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1972Cincinnati RedsChamp. SeriesMLB2912000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1972Cincinnati RedsWorld SeriesMLB2935000000000400000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.0000.0080.000.000.000.000.00
1973Cincinnati RedsChamp. SeriesMLB3023000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1975Cincinnati RedsWorld SeriesMLB3232000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs35000000000200000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs67000000000400000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.0000.0057.140.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1987Osceola AstrosFSLA+Minorhou44Pitching Coach1398059.576--1Ken BolekLost in Finals
1988Osceola AstrosFSLA+Minorhou45Pitching Coach1378354.606--1Keith BodieLost in Finals
1989Osceola AstrosFSLA+Minorhou46Pitching Coach1377265.5265.03Rick Sweet
1990Osceola AstrosFSLA+Minorhou47Pitching Coach1387266.52214.02Sal Butera
1991Osceola AstrosFSLA+Minorhou48Pitching Coach1276463.5047.52Sal Butera
1992Osceola AstrosFSLA+Minorhou49Pitching Coach684226.618--1Sal ButeraLost in Semi-Finals
1993Osceola AstrosFSLA+Minorhou50Pitching Coach1305674.43122.05Tim Tolman
1994Osceola AstrosFSLA+Minorhou51Pitching Coach1354689.34130.06Tim Tolman
1995Kissimmee CobrasFSLA+Minorhou52Pitching Coach1365581.40432.55Dave Engle
1996Kissimmee CobrasFSLA+Minorhou53Pitching Coach1356075.44412.05Alan Ashby
1997Kissimmee CobrasFSLA+Minorhou54Pitching Coach1377166.5189.02John TamargoLost in Semi-Finals
1998Kissimmee CobrasFSLA+Minorhou55Pitching Coach1396475.46015.54Manny Acta
1999Kissimmee CobrasFSLA+Minorhou56Pitching Coach1377166.5181.52Manny ActaLeague Champions
2001Martinsville AstrosAppRkMinorhou58Pitching Coach683137.4563.03Jorge Orta
2002Martinsville AstrosAppRkMinorhou59Pitching Coach674126.6123.52Jorge Orta
* 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.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1980-06-21Released by Red Sox. 
1980-05-12Sent to Red Sox by Tigers for future considerations. 
1978-03-06TradeTraded by Reds to Tigers for John Valle and George Cappuzzello. 
1971-11-29TradeTraded by Astros with Ed Armbrister, Cesar Geronimo, Denis Menke and Joe Morgan to Reds for Jimmy Stewart, Tommy Helms and Lee May. 
1969-04-08TradeTraded by Expos with Jesus Alou and Donn Clendenon to Astros for Rusty Staub. 
1968-10-14Selected by Expos from Dodgers in expansion draft (Pick #10). 
1961-06-12ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
* 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.