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Willard Hershberger

Willard McKee Hershberger (Bill)

Position: Catcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 167 lb.

Born: May 28, 1910 in Lemoncove, California, US
Died: August 3, 1940 in Boston, Massachusetts, US
High School: Fullerton Union HS (Fullerton, 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
1930 20 -4.7 El Paso AZSL D
1931 21 -1.4 El Paso AZTX D 115 432 154 .356
1932 22 -3.8 3 Teams 3 Lgs B-AA-A NYY 105 366 120 19 12 2 .328 .462 169
1932 22 -3.5 Erie CENL B NYY 94 333 113 18 11 2 .339 .477 159
1932 22 -6.8 Springfield EL A NYY
1932 22 -6.4 Newark IL AA NYY 11 33 7 1 1 0 .212 .303 10
1933 23 -3.8 Binghamton NYPL A NYY 103 345 105 18 3 2 .304 .391 135
1934 24 -3.9 Hollywood PCL AA 114 332 102 18 1 3 .307 .395 131
1935 25 -3.0 Newark IL AA NYY 107 313 97 6 4 6 .310 .412 129
1936 26 -1.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA NYY 105 313 82 9 6 2 .262 .348 109
1936 26 -1.1 Oakland PCL AA NYY 89 259 68 6 4 1 .263 .328 85
1936 26 -2.1 Newark IL AA NYY 16 54 14 3 2 1 .259 .444 24
1937 27 -0.7 Newark IL AA NYY 96 314 102 15 3 5 .325 .439 138
8 Seasons 745 2415 2415 762 85 29 20 .316 .316 .336 .651 811
D (2 seasons) D 115 432 432 154 .356 .356
B (1 season) B 94 333 333 113 18 11 2 .339 .339 .477 .817 159
A (2 seasons) A 103 345 345 105 18 3 2 .304 .304 .391 .696 135
AA (5 seasons) AA 433 1305 1305 390 49 15 16 .299 .299 .396 .695 517
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
1932 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs B-AA NYY C 77 557 464 82 11 .980 7.09
1932 22 Erie CENL B NYY C 67 500 414 76 10 .980 7.31
1932 22 Newark IL AA NYY C 10 57 50 6 1 .982 5.60
1933 23 Binghamton NYPL A NYY C 86 494 394 88 12 .976 5.60
1934 24 Hollywood PCL AA C 113 397 333 55 9 .977 3.43
1935 25 Newark IL AA NYY C 71 339 282 52 5 .985 4.70
1936 26 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA NYY C 98 438 360 71 7 .984 4.40
1936 26 Oakland PCL AA NYY C 84 371 304 63 4 .989 4.37
1936 26 Newark IL AA NYY C 14 67 56 8 3 .955 4.57
1937 27 Newark IL AA NYY C 85 417 358 54 5 .988 4.85
6 Seasons 530 2642 2191 402 49 .981 4.89
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: 8dfc0cd0

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