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Bill Laxton

William Harry Laxton

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: January 5, 1948 in Camden, New Jersey, US
High School: Audubon HS (Audubon , NJ)

Drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 7th round of the 1966 MLB June Amateur Draft from Audubon HS (Audubon , NJ).

Major League Stats

Minors Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1966 18 -1.4 Salem APPY Rk PIT 1 6 .143 3.66 10 9 4 1 59.0 41 33 24 3 57 1 79 6 0 7 1.661 6.3 0.5 8.7 12.1 1.39
1967 19 -1.8 Clinton MIDW A PIT 4 9 .308 3.74 20 15 5 2 89.0 61 49 37 1 83 0 104 10 1 11 1.618 6.2 0.1 8.4 10.5 1.25
1967 19 -2.1 Pirates FLIL WRk PIT 2 2 .500 3.40 12 7 0 0 45.0 27 21 17 0 47 0 51 10 0 4 1.644 5.4 0.0 9.4 10.2 1.09
1968 20 -2.1 Tidewater CARL A PHI 3 6 .333 4.61 27 13 2 0 80.0 52 51 41 1 92 0 90 11 0 28 1.800 5.8 0.1 10.4 10.1 0.98
1969 21 -2.4 Reading EL AA PHI 7 9 .438 3.62 20 20 5 0 0 107.0 69 46 43 1 105 1 94 4 0 15 1.626 5.8 0.1 8.8 7.9 0.90
1969 21 -0.5 Phillies FLIN WRk PHI 4 0 1.000 1.06 7 5 0 1 34.0 17 4 4 0 12 0 36 0 0 3 0.853 4.5 0.0 3.2 9.5 3.00
1970 22 -1.9 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA PHI 7 8 .467 4.23 24 24 4 1 0 115.0 94 65 54 2 125 2 102 14 1 15 1.904 7.4 0.2 9.8 8.0 0.82
1970 22 -1.2 Reading EL AA PHI 6 5 .545 3.58 15 15 4 1 0 78.0 58 41 31 2 93 2 63 9 0 11 1.936 6.7 0.2 10.7 7.3 0.68
1970 22 -3.4 Eugene PCL AAA PHI 1 3 .250 5.59 9 9 0 0 0 37.0 36 24 23 0 32 0 39 5 1 4 1.838 8.8 0.0 7.8 9.5 1.22
1972 24 1.7 Alexandria TL AA SDP 4 6 .400 3.17 20 15 1 1 1 88.0 69 33 31 3 63 1 88 4 0 4 1.500 7.1 0.3 6.4 9.0 1.40
1973 25 2.2 Alexandria TL AA SDP 9 8 .529 4.13 25 22 3 1 1 133.0 105 67 61 11 94 2 142 5 0 6 1.496 7.1 0.7 6.4 9.6 1.51
1974 26 3.7 Alexandria TL AA SDP 3 0 1.000 2.40 13 1 0 0 0 30.0 20 10 8 4 19 0 29 5 0 4 1.300 6.0 1.2 5.7 8.7 1.53
1975 27 2.5 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 11 4 .733 2.49 24 18 5 2 1 130.0 91 37 36 14 56 1 113 3 0 3 1.131 6.3 1.0 3.9 7.8 2.02
1978 30 4.8 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA CLE,SDP 4 6 .400 7.50 19 13 0 0 0 78.0 98 74 65 10 65 2 43 2 0 9 2.090 11.3 1.2 7.5 5.0 0.66
1978 30 4.8 Portland PCL AAA CLE 9
1978 30 4.8 Portland, Hawaii PCL AAA SDP,CLE 4 6 .400 7.50 19 13 0 0 0 78.0 98 74 65 10 65 2 43 2 0 9 2.090 11.3 1.2 7.5 5.0 0.66
1978 30 4.8 Hawaii PCL AAA SDP 10
10 Seasons 53 62 .461 3.96 202 150 29 8 3 909.0 700 465 400 50 759 10 884 64 2 102 1.605 6.9 0.5 7.5 8.8 1.16
WRk (2 seasons) WRk 6 2 .750 2.39 19 12 0 0 1 79.0 44 25 21 0 59 0 87 10 0 7 1.304 5.0 0.0 6.7 9.9 1.47
Rk (1 season) Rk 1 6 .143 3.66 10 9 4 1 59.0 41 33 24 3 57 1 79 6 0 7 1.661 6.3 0.5 8.7 12.1 1.39
A (2 seasons) A 7 15 .318 4.15 47 28 7 2 169.0 113 100 78 2 175 0 194 21 1 39 1.704 6.0 0.1 9.3 10.3 1.11
AA (5 seasons) AA 29 28 .509 3.59 93 73 13 3 2 436.0 321 197 174 21 374 6 416 27 0 40 1.594 6.6 0.4 7.7 8.6 1.11
AAA (3 seasons) AAA 16 13 .552 4.56 52 40 5 2 1 245.0 225 135 124 24 153 3 195 10 1 16 1.543 8.3 0.9 5.6 7.2 1.27
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

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
1966 18 -1.7 Salem APPY Rk PIT 10 25 23 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 5 .087 .160 .087 .247 2 0 0 0
1967 19 -2.2 Clinton MIDW A PIT 20 29 25 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 11 .080 .148 .080 .228 2 0 2 0
1967 19 -2.4 Pirates FLIL WRk PIT 12 17 13 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .077 .143 .077 .220 1 1 3 0
1968 20 -2.4 Tidewater CARL A PHI 27 29 22 1 8 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 7 .364 .462 .364 .825 8 0 3 0
1968 20 Phillies FLIL WRk PHI
1969 21 -2.3 Reading EL AA PHI 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1969 21 -0.1 Phillies FLIN WRk PHI 7 10 9 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 .333 .400 .333 .733 3 0 0 0
1970 22 -3.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA PHI 24 13 11 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 .182 .308 .182 .490 2 0 0 0
1970 22 -1.3 Reading EL AA PHI 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1970 22 -3.1 Eugene PCL AAA PHI 9 13 11 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 .182 .308 .182 .490 2 0 0 0
1972 24 1.5 Alexandria TL AA SDP 20 35 31 3 8 2 0 0 2 0 0 3 13 .258 .324 .323 .646 10 0 1 0
1973 25 2.3 Alexandria TL AA SDP 30 17 16 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .125 .125 .125 .250 2 0 1 0
1974 26 3.2 Alexandria TL AA SDP 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1975 27 2.6 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 24 52 48 4 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 15 .188 .204 .188 .392 9 0 3 0
1978 30 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA CLE,SDP 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1978 30 5.0 Portland PCL AAA CLE 9
1978 30 5.0 Portland,Hawaii PCL AAA SDP,CLE 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1978 30 5.0 Hawaii PCL AAA SDP 10
10 Seasons 207 200 176 11 33 2 0 0 7 0 0 14 55 .188 .247 .199 .446 35 0 10 0
WRk (3 seasons) WRk 19 27 22 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 7 .182 .250 .182 .432 4 1 3 0
Rk (1 season) Rk 10 25 23 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 5 .087 .160 .087 .247 2 0 0 0
A (2 seasons) A 47 58 47 3 10 0 0 0 4 0 0 6 18 .213 .302 .213 .515 10 0 5 0
AA (5 seasons) AA 98 52 47 4 10 2 0 0 2 0 0 3 14 .213 .260 .255 .515 12 0 2 0
AAA (3 seasons) AAA 52 65 59 4 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 18 .186 .226 .186 .412 11 0 3 0
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
1966 18 Salem APPY Rk PIT P 10 11 0 6 5 1 .545 0.60
1967 19 Clinton MIDW A PIT P 20 21 1 15 5 0 .762 0.80
1967 19 Pirates FLIL WRk PIT P 12 8 1 7 0 0 1.000 0.67
1968 20 Tidewater CARL A PHI P 27 20 2 15 3 0 .850 0.63
1969 21 Reading EL AA PHI P 20 32 3 27 2 0 .938 1.50
1969 21 Phillies FLIN WRk PHI P 7 7 0 6 1 0 .857 0.86
1970 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA PHI P 24 21 7 12 2 0 .905 0.79
1970 22 Reading EL AA PHI P 15 13 6 6 1 0 .923 0.80
1970 22 Eugene PCL AAA PHI P 9 8 1 6 1 0 .875 0.78
1972 24 Alexandria TL AA SDP P 20 19 2 16 1 2 .947 0.90
1973 25 Alexandria TL AA SDP 1B 2 17 15 2 0 0 1.000 8.50
1973 25 Alexandria TL AA SDP P 25 27 9 17 1 1 .963 1.04
1974 26 Alexandria TL AA SDP P 13 9 2 7 0 2 1.000 0.69
1975 27 Tidewater IL AAA NYM P 24 14 3 11 0 1 1.000 0.58
1978 30 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA SDP,CLE P 19 14 5 8 1 0 .929 0.68
1978 30 Portland PCL AAA CLE P 9 0.00
1978 30 Portland, Hawaii PCL AAA SDP,CLE P 19 14 5 8 1 0 .929 0.68
1978 30 Hawaii PCL AAA SDP P 10 0.00
10 Seasons 204 205 49 136 20 7 .902 0.91
P (10 seasons) P 202 188 34 134 20 7 .894 0.83
1B (1 season) 1B 2 17 15 2 0 0 1.000 8.50
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: 0870a2c6

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