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Bill Kelly

William Henry Kelly (Big Bill)

Position: First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: December 28, 1898 in Syracuse, New York, US
Died: April 8, 1990 in Syracuse, New York, US

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
1921 22 -7.6 Bay City MION B 104 355 113 34 7 4 .318 .487 173
1922 23 -3.8 Buffalo IL AA 115 377 115 23 10 12 .305 .515 194
1923 24 -3.8 Buffalo IL AA 164 620 217 49 9 15 .350 .531 329
1924 25 -3.8 Buffalo IL AA 165 629 204 40 9 28 .324 .550 346
1925 26 -2.0 Buffalo IL AA 162 629 200 28 12 26 .318 .525 330
1928 29 -0.3 2 Teams 1 Lg AA STL 136 473 132 31 4 18 .279 .476 225
1928 29 -0.3 Rochester,Buffalo IL AA STL 136 473 132 31 4 18 .279 .476 225
1928 29 -0.3 Buffalo IL AA
1928 29 -0.3 Rochester IL AA STL
1929 30 1.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA 132 456 143 31 7 14 .314 .504 230
1929 30 1.0 Beaumont TL A 127 451 142 31 7 13 .315 .501 226
1929 30 1.1 Buffalo IL AA 5 5 1 0 0 1 .200 .800 4
1930 31 3.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA 136 482 134 21 3 28 .278 .508 245
1930 31 3.1 Fort Worth TL A 97 349 100 17 2 23 .287 .544 190
1930 31 2.7 Buffalo IL AA 39 133 34 4 1 5 .256 .414 55
1931 32 2.9 Mobile/Knoxville SOUA A 37 138 27 5 2 0 .196 .261 36
9 Seasons 1151 4159 4159 1285 262 63 145 .309 .309 .507 .816 2108
B (1 season) B 104 355 355 113 34 7 4 .318 .318 .487 .806 173
A (3 seasons) A 261 938 938 269 53 11 36 .287 .287 .482 .769 452
AA (7 seasons) AA 786 2866 2866 903 175 45 105 .315 .315 .517 .833 1483
A 7890 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
1921 22 Bay City MION B 1B 103 1083 1008 58 17 .984 10.35
1922 23 Buffalo IL AA 1B 89 928 877 34 17 .982 10.24
1923 24 Buffalo IL AA 1B 164 1770 1686 70 14 .992 10.71
1924 25 Buffalo IL AA 1B 165 1756 1659 85 12 .993 10.57
1925 26 Buffalo IL AA 1B 162 1671 1592 66 13 .992 10.23
1926 27 Buffalo IL AA 1B 165 1598 1476 104 18 .989 9.58
1927 28 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA 1B 126 1334 1261 57 16 .988 10.46
1927 28 Newark IL AA 1B 78 845 810 24 11 .987 10.69
1927 28 Minneapolis AA AA 1B 48 489 451 33 5 .990 10.08
1928 29 2 Teams 1 Lg AA STL 1B 136 1388 1318 60 10 .993 10.13
1928 29 Rochester, Buffalo IL AA STL 1B 136 1388 1318 60 10 .993 10.13
1929 30 Beaumont TL A 1B 126 1209 1127 71 11 .991 9.51
1930 31 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA 1B 133 1274 1207 56 11 .991 9.50
1930 31 Fort Worth TL A 1B 97 970 921 39 10 .990 9.90
1930 31 Buffalo IL AA 1B 36 304 286 17 1 .997 8.42
1931 32 Mobile/Knoxville SOUA A 1B 37 431 400 30 1 .998 11.62
11 Seasons 1406 14442 13611 691 140 .990 10.17
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1945 46 Elizabethton Betsy APPY D CHC 1 of 1
1946 47 Davenport IIIL B CHC 1 of 1
1947 48 Los Angeles PCL AAA CHC 1 of 1 187 106 81 .567
1948 49 Los Angeles PCL AAA CHC 1 of 1 189 102 86 .543
1949 50 Los Angeles PCL AAA CHC 1 of 1 187 74 113 .396
1950 51 Los Angeles PCL AAA CHC 1 of 1 200 86 114 .430
1951 52 Springfield IL AAA CHC 1 of 1 153 63 90 .412
1952 53 Springfield IL AAA CHC 1 of 1 154 65 88 .425
1954 55 Joplin WA C STL 1 of 1 139 50 89 .360
9 Seasons 1209 546 661 .452
AAA (6 seasons) 1070 496 572 .464
C (1 season) 139 50 89 .360
D (1 season)
B (1 season)

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.

Sabr ID: e4221aef

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