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BILL VIRDON

MLB  Retired     |   Played: 1955-1968
Positions
OF-1542
Born
June 9, 1931  (83.050)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-0 / 175
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
High School
West Plains  (West Plains,MO)
College:
Drafted:
Not drafted 
Full Name
William Charles Virdon 
TBC Player ID
19234
MLB Debut
April 12, 1955  (23.308)
Speed
70
Contact
70
Patience
38
Batting
55
Power
37

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OFF THE FIELD
Managerial and Head Coaching totals are listed below the stats. Major League seasons are listed in bold and records where he was Manager or Head Coach are shaded.
YearJobTeamLeagueLevelWinsLossesPctGBLRankTeam Manager/Head CoachPlayoffs
1968Hitting CoachPittsburgh PiratesMLB-NLMLB8082.49417.06Larry Sheparddnq
1969Hitting CoachPittsburgh PiratesMLB-NLMLB8874.54312.03Larry Shepard, Alex Grammasdnq
1970Hitting CoachPittsburgh PiratesMLB-NLMLB8973.549--1Danny MurtaughLost NLCS (Reds) 
1971Hitting CoachPittsburgh PiratesMLB-NLMLB9765.599--1Danny MurtaughWon World Series (Orioles) 
1972ManagerPittsburgh PiratesMLB-NLMLB9659.619--1Bill VirdonLost NLCS (Reds) 
1973ManagerPittsburgh PiratesMLB-NLMLB8082.4942.53Bill Virdon, Danny Murtaughdnq
1974ManagerNew York YankeesMLB-ALMLB8973.5492.02Bill Virdondnq
1975ManagerNew York YankeesMLB-ALMLB8377.51912.03Bill Virdon, Billy Martindnq
1975ManagerHouston AstrosMLB-NLMLB6497.39843.56Preston Gomez, Bill Virdondnq
1976ManagerHouston AstrosMLB-NLMLB8082.49422.03Bill Virdondnq
1977ManagerHouston AstrosMLB-NLMLB8181.50017.03Bill Virdondnq
1978ManagerHouston AstrosMLB-NLMLB7488.45721.05Bill Virdondnq
1979ManagerHouston AstrosMLB-NLMLB8973.5491.52Bill Virdondnq
1980ManagerHouston AstrosMLB-NLMLB9370.571--1Bill VirdonLost NLCS (Phillies) 
1981ManagerHouston AstrosMLB-NLMLB6149.5556.0Bill VirdonLost in 1st Round (Dodgers) 
1982ManagerHouston AstrosMLB-NLMLB7785.47512.05Bill Virdon, Bob Lillisdnq
1983ManagerMontreal ExposMLB-NLMLB8280.5068.03Bill Virdondnq
1984ManagerMontreal ExposMLB-NLMLB7883.48418.05Bill Virdon, Jim Fanningdnq
1997Bench CoachHouston AstrosMLB-NLMLB8478.519--1Larry DierkerLost in 1st Round (Braves) 
2002Bench CoachPittsburgh PiratesMLB-NLMLB7289.44724.54Lloyd McClendondnq
MLB Managerial Totals:11271079.511 
Minor and College Managerial Totals:00.000 


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