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Willie McCovey

Willie Lee McCovey (Stretch, Mac or Big Mac)

Position: First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 198 lb.

Born: January 10, 1938 in Mobile, Alabama, US
High School: Central HS (Mobile, AL)

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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
1955 17 -4.0 Sandersville GASL D NYG 107 410 125 24 1 19 .305 .507 208
1956 18 -5.2 Danville CARL B NYG 152 519 161 38 8 29 .310 .582 302
1957 19 -7.6 Dallas TL AA NYG 115 455 395 63 111 21 9 11 65 11 6 52 52 .281 .372 .463 .836 183 6 1 1
1958 20 -8.3 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG 146 594 527 91 168 37 10 14 89 4 52 83 .319 .387 .507 .894 267 3 10 0 5
1959 21 -7.2 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG 95 405 349 84 130 26 11 29 92 0 3 51 48 .372 .459 .759 1.219 265 5 0 0
1960 22 -5.9 Tacoma PCL AAA SFG 17 74 63 14 18 1 2 3 16 1 0 11 6 .286 .392 .508 .900 32
6 Seasons 632 2457 2263 252 713 147 41 105 262 16 9 166 189 .315 .366 .555 .922 1257 3 21 1 6
D (1 season) D 107 410 410 125 24 1 19 .305 .305 .507 .812 208
B (1 season) B 152 519 519 161 38 8 29 .310 .310 .582 .892 302
AA (1 season) AA 115 455 395 63 111 21 9 11 65 11 6 52 52 .281 .372 .463 .836 183 6 1 1
AAA (3 seasons) AAA 258 1073 939 189 316 64 23 46 197 5 3 114 137 .337 .415 .601 1.015 564 3 15 0 5
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
1957 19 Dallas TL AA NYG 1B 110 1050 960 80 10 107 .990 9.45
1958 20 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG 1B 144 1258 1171 69 18 119 .986 8.61
1959 21 Phoenix PCL AAA SFG 1B 93 955 896 43 16 80 .983 10.10
1960 22 Tacoma PCL AAA SFG 1B 17 153 146 4 3 8 .980 8.82
4 Seasons 364 3416 3173 196 47 314 .986 9.26

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1955 17 Sandersville Giants Georgia State League D NYG
1956 18 Danville Leafs Carolina League B NYG
1957 19 Dallas Eagles Texas League AA NYG
1958 20 Phoenix Giants Pacific Coast League AAA SFG
1959 21 Phoenix Giants Pacific Coast League AAA SFG
1959 21 San Francisco Giants National League MLB SFG 1 1959-07-30 1959-09-27
1960 22 Tacoma Giants Pacific Coast League AAA SFG
1960 22 San Francisco Giants National League MLB SFG 1 1960-04-12 1960-10-01
1961 23 San Francisco Giants National League MLB SFG 1 1961-04-11 1961-10-01
1962 24 San Francisco Giants National League MLB SFG 1 1962-04-16 1962-10-03
1963 25 San Francisco Giants National League MLB SFG 1 1963-04-09 1963-09-29
1964 26 San Francisco Giants National League MLB SFG 1 1964-04-14 1964-10-03
1965 27 San Francisco Giants National League MLB SFG 1 1965-04-12 1965-10-03
1966 28 San Francisco Giants National League MLB SFG 1 1966-04-12 1966-10-02
1967 29 San Francisco Giants National League MLB SFG 1 1967-04-11 1967-10-01
1968 30 San Francisco Giants National League MLB SFG 1 1968-04-10 1968-09-29
1969 31 San Francisco Giants National League MLB SFG 1 1969-04-07 1969-10-02
1970 32 San Francisco Giants National League MLB SFG 1 1970-04-07 1970-10-01
1971 33 San Francisco Giants National League MLB SFG 1 1971-04-06 1971-09-30
1972 34 San Francisco Giants National League MLB SFG 1 1972-04-15 1972-09-27
1973 35 San Francisco Giants National League MLB SFG 1 1973-04-05 1973-09-30
1974 36 San Diego Padres National League MLB SDP 1 1974-04-05 1974-10-02
1975 37 San Diego Padres National League MLB SDP 1 1975-04-10 1975-09-28
1976 38 San Diego Padres National League MLB SDP 1 1976-04-11 1976-08-28
1976 38 Oakland Athletics American League MLB OAK 2 1976-09-01 1976-10-03
1977 39 San Francisco Giants National League MLB SFG 1 1977-04-07 1977-10-02
1978 40 San Francisco Giants National League MLB SFG 1 1978-04-07 1978-09-15
1979 41 San Francisco Giants National League MLB SFG 1 1979-04-07 1979-09-30
1980 42 San Francisco Giants National League MLB SFG 1 1980-04-10 1980-07-06

Sabr ID: 2a692514

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