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Bill Buckner

William Joseph Buckner (Billy Buck)

Positions: Outfielder and First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: December 14, 1949 in Vallejo, California, US
High School: Napa HS (Napa, CA)
Schools: Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ), University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)

Drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2nd round of the 1968 MLB June Amateur Draft from Napa HS (Napa, CA).

Major League Stats


Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1968 18 -1.7 Ogden PION Rk LAD 64 256 88 10 8 4 .344 .492 126
1969 19 -4.0 3 Teams 3 Lgs AA-WRk-AAA LAD 152 616 577 93 186 14 9 15 115 34 15 21 27 .322 .343 .456 .799 263 4 1 13
1969 19 -1.6 Dodgers AZIL WRk LAD 46 194 177 28 62 6 5 6 38 10 4 8 2 .350 .371 .542 .914 96 2 0 7
1969 19 -4.1 Albuquerque TL AA LAD 70 274 257 44 79 7 3 7 50 14 5 10 16 .307 .333 .440 .773 113 2 1 4
1969 19 -6.6 Spokane PCL AAA LAD 36 148 143 21 45 1 1 2 27 10 6 3 9 .315 .324 .378 .702 54 0 0 2
1970 20 -5.1 Spokane PCL AAA LAD 111 495 465 78 156 33 2 3 74 10 1 21 25 .335 .358 .434 .793 202 0 1 8
3 Seasons 327 1367 1298 171 430 57 19 22 189 44 16 42 52 .331 .349 .455 .804 591 4 2 21
WRk (1 season) WRk 46 194 177 28 62 6 5 6 38 10 4 8 2 .350 .371 .542 .914 96 2 0 7
Rk (1 season) Rk 64 256 256 88 10 8 4 .344 .344 .492 .836 126
AA (1 season) AA 70 274 257 44 79 7 3 7 50 14 5 10 16 .307 .333 .440 .773 113 2 1 4
AAA (2 seasons) AAA 147 643 608 99 201 34 3 5 101 20 7 24 34 .331 .350 .421 .772 256 0 1 10
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1969 19 3 Teams 3 Lgs AA-AAA-WRk LAD 1B 33 287 258 25 4 19 .986 8.58
1969 19 3 Teams 3 Lgs AA-WRk-AAA LAD OF 115 216 203 6 7 1 .968 1.82
1969 19 Dodgers AZIL WRk LAD OF 38 64 62 0 2 0 .969 1.63
1969 19 Dodgers AZIL WRk LAD 1B 7 56 51 4 1 2 .982 7.86
1969 19 Albuquerque TL AA LAD OF 50 102 98 3 1 0 .990 2.02
1969 19 Albuquerque TL AA LAD 1B 15 136 122 12 2 12 .985 8.93
1969 19 Spokane PCL AAA LAD OF 27 50 43 3 4 1 .920 1.70
1969 19 Spokane PCL AAA LAD 1B 11 95 85 9 1 5 .989 8.55
1970 20 Spokane PCL AAA LAD OF 57 72 70 0 2 0 .972 1.23
1970 20 Spokane PCL AAA LAD 1B 65 539 512 22 5 52 .991 8.22
2 Seasons 270 1114 1043 53 18 72 .984 4.06
1B (2 seasons) 1B 98 826 770 47 9 71 .989 8.34
OF (2 seasons) OF 172 288 273 6 9 1 .969 1.62

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
2011 61 Brockton CAMA Ind 1 of 1 93 51 42 .548
1 Season 93 51 42 .548

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1968 18 Ogden Dodgers Pioneer League Rk LAD
1969 19 Spokane Indians Pacific Coast League AAA LAD
1969 19 AIL Dodgers Arizona Instructional League WRk LAD
1969 19 Albuquerque Dodgers Texas League AA LAD
1969 19 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB LAD 1 1969-09-21 1969-09-21
1970 20 Spokane Indians Pacific Coast League AAA LAD
1970 20 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB LAD 1 1970-04-07 1970-10-01
1971 21 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB LAD 1 1971-04-05 1971-09-30
1972 22 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB LAD 1 1972-04-15 1972-10-03
1973 23 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB LAD 1 1973-04-06 1973-09-29
1974 24 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB LAD 1 1974-04-05 1974-10-02
1975 25 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB LAD 1 1975-04-07 1975-08-31
1976 26 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB LAD 1 1976-04-09 1976-10-02
1977 27 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 1977-04-19 1977-10-02
1978 28 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 1978-04-07 1978-09-30
1979 29 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 1979-04-05 1979-09-30
1980 30 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 1980-04-10 1980-10-05
1981 31 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 1981-04-09 1981-10-04
1982 32 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 1982-04-05 1982-10-03
1983 33 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 1983-04-06 1983-10-02
1984 34 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 1984-04-06 1984-05-24
1984 34 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 2 1984-05-26 1984-09-30
1985 35 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 1 1985-04-08 1985-10-06
1986 36 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 1 1986-04-07 1986-10-05
1987 37 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 1 1987-04-06 1987-07-22
1987 37 California Angels American League MLB CAL 2 1987-07-28 1987-10-04
1988 38 California Angels American League MLB CAL 1 1988-04-04 1988-05-05
1988 38 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 2 1988-05-14 1988-10-02
1989 39 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 1989-04-06 1989-10-01
1990 40 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 1 1990-04-11 1990-05-30

Sabr ID: 444a4659

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