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Bill BrutonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1953-1964 MLB Years: 1953-1964
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PositionsOF-1561Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWilliam Haron Bruton
Height6-0Weight169BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 9,1925PlacePanola,Alabama
Death DateDecember 5,1995 [70.026]
High SchoolA.H. Parker (Birmingham,AL)
MLB DebutApril 13,1953 [27.155]
OrganizationsMLN [8] DET [4] Awards0Awards Voting1-2
TBC Player ID9359Retrosheet IDbrutb101MLBAM ID111638
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed94Power57Contact64XBH52RBIs48Runs80Hitting77Durability86Team.568Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1953Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb38of2715161382153181414126114410065009.250.306.330.63620233668.297.080.176.2946.5914.972.270.15613.0021.57
1954Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb38of28142567891612074303413407848003.284.336.365.70120731619.324.081.189.3256.4612.601.950.65141.7519.25
1955Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb38of2914963610617530129472511437242062.275.325.403.72825651685.299.128.217.3256.2810.511.671.3170.6729.14
1956Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb38of301475257314323158568626631188117.272.304.419.72322046578.292.147.200.3104.5010.902.421.3865.6332.17
1957Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb38of31793064185169530114193511542.278.317.438.75513430332.295.160.245.3275.7210.541.841.5161.2035.29
1958Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb38of32100325479111332841273724345.280.336.360.69611717361.306.080.172.3117.4810.251.370.83108.3318.68
1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb38of3313347872138226641135355417129.289.338.397.73519034522.315.108.199.3286.7010.341.541.1579.6724.64
1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb38of34151629112180271312542213419721414.286.330.428.75826952677.321.142.221.3376.0614.332.371.7752.4228.89
1961Detroit TigersALMLBdet38of35160596991531551763226616635309.257.327.384.71122937668.264.127.257.3219.139.881.082.5435.0624.18
1962Detroit TigersALMLBdet38of361475619015627516741475567593011.278.346.430.77624148633.291.152.262.3478.6910.581.222.5335.0630.77
1963Detroit TigersALMLBdet38of37145524841342188481475970010136.256.330.372.70219537594.282.116.242.3169.9311.781.191.3565.5027.61
1964Detroit TigersALMLBdet38of381062964282115533145325402116.277.347.399.74611821331.324.122.260.3339.6716.311.691.5159.2025.61
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter16106056937165124110294545207894827932972293273.273.328.393.72123784376668.300.120.219.0007.2311.891.651.4164.4326.47
Milwaukee Braves Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter1052407962211261677948327143642755362146212841.276.323.391.71415952944442.307.115.202.0006.1912.071.951.0884.9826.11
Detroit Tigers Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter558197731552574234621864252072578268432.266.336.396.7327831432226.285.130.255.0009.3011.551.242.0742.9827.24
Average MLB - Per 162 games162609941662410955219488037337.273.328.393.72123944671.300.120.219.0007.2311.891.651.4164.4326.47

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1953Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb27OF150--3971595421412.9792.75------15199.397.4
1954Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb28OF141--3501473371364.9812.58------14299.391.6
1955Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb29OF149--41217146443429.9682.88------149100.096.8
1956Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb30OF145--39110131414401.9692.77------14798.694.2
1957Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb31OF79--206542215211.9812.67------79100.051.3
1958Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb32OF96--20365-214209.9772.18------10096.062.3
1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb33OF133--309632318315.9912.37------133100.085.3
1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb34OF149--3511053366361.9862.42------15198.796.8
1961Detroit TigersALMLBdet35OF155--410452419414.9882.67------16096.995.7
1962Detroit TigersALMLBdet36OF145--394572406399.9832.75------14798.690.1
1963Detroit TigersALMLBdet37OF138--339633348345.9912.50------14595.285.2
1964Detroit TigersALMLBdet38OF81--143723152150.9871.85------10676.450.0
MLB Totals for OF - 12 season(s)-   OF1561--3905105773240874010.9812.57------15610.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1953Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb27---------150-
1954Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb28---------141-
1955Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb29---------149-
1956Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb30---------145-
1957Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb31---------79-
1958Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb32---------96-
1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb33---------133-
1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb34---------149-
1961Detroit TigersALMLBdet35---------155-
1962Detroit TigersALMLBdet36---------145-
1963Detroit TigersALMLBdet37---------138-
1964Detroit TigersALMLBdet38---------81-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1958Milwaukee BravesWorld SeriesMLB32717270012005500000.412.545.5881.13310122.545.176.47122.7322.731.004.5517.0014.29
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs717270012005500000.412.545.5881.13310122.545.176.47122.7322.731.004.5517.0014.29

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1964-10-09Released by Tigers. 
1960-12-07TradeTraded by Braves with Chuck Cottier, Dick Brown and Terry Fox to Tigers for Neil Chrisley and Frank Bolling. 
1950-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
* 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.