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Bill Melton

William Edwin Melton (Beltin' Bill)

Positions: Outfielder, Third Baseman and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 200 lb.

Born: July 7, 1945 in Gulfport, Mississippi, US
School: Citrus College (Glendora, 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
1964 18 -1.3 White Sox SARR Rk CHW 39 121 112 7 32 5 3 0 10 2 0 8 40 .286 .333 .384 .717 43 0 1 0
1965 19 -2.1 Sarasota FLOR A CHW 129 468 393 40 77 13 5 6 49 3 3 63 123 .196 .313 .300 .613 118 5 5 2
1965 19 -1.8 White Sox FLIL WRk CHW 38 161 134 29 36 6 1 3 21 2 0 25 29 .269 .391 .396 .787 53 2 0 0
1966 20 -1.2 Fox Cities MIDW A CHW 97 399 328 56 93 26 3 12 67 5 1 60 63 .284 .399 .491 .890 161 6 1 4
1966 20 -1.4 White Sox FLIL WRk CHW 47 193 160 32 53 11 2 2 29 4 3 29 26 .331 .440 .463 .903 74 3 0 1
1967 21 -3.2 Evansville SOUL AA CHW 134 554 494 51 124 23 6 9 72 6 2 48 62 .251 .316 .377 .692 186 3 0 9
1968 22 -4.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA CHW,NYY 108 407 357 41 95 17 2 15 62 3 2 43 82 .266 .347 .451 .798 161 3 1 3
1968 22 -4.4 Hawaii PCL AAA CHW 63 245 210 31 54 10 1 10 30 2 2 33 50 .257 .361 .457 .818 96 1 1 0
1968 22 -3.7 Syracuse IL AAA NYY 45 162 147 10 41 7 1 5 32 1 0 10 32 .279 .327 .442 .769 65 2 0 3
1968 22 White Sox FLIL WRk CHW
5 Seasons 507 1949 1684 195 421 84 19 42 260 19 8 222 370 .250 .340 .397 .737 669 17 8 18
WRk (3 seasons) WRk 85 354 294 61 89 17 3 5 50 6 3 54 55 .303 .418 .432 .850 127 5 0 1
Rk (1 season) Rk 39 121 112 7 32 5 3 0 10 2 0 8 40 .286 .333 .384 .717 43 0 1 0
A (2 seasons) A 226 867 721 96 170 39 8 18 116 8 4 123 186 .236 .353 .387 .740 279 11 6 6
AA (1 season) AA 134 554 494 51 124 23 6 9 72 6 2 48 62 .251 .316 .377 .692 186 3 0 9
AAA (1 season) AAA 108 407 357 41 95 17 2 15 62 3 2 43 82 .266 .347 .451 .798 161 3 1 3

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1964 18 White Sox SARR Rk CHW OF 16 28 15 13 0 0 1.000 1.75
1964 18 White Sox SARR Rk CHW 2B 18 69 31 33 5 3 .928 3.56
1965 19 Sarasota FLOR A CHW OF 127 181 168 8 5 0 .972 1.39
1965 19 White Sox FLIL WRk CHW OF 38 69 65 3 1 0 .986 1.79
1966 20 Fox Cities MIDW A CHW OF 82 132 120 6 6 2 .955 1.54
1966 20 Fox Cities MIDW A CHW 1B 18 117 106 9 2 7 .983 6.39
1966 20 White Sox FLIL WRk CHW OF 44 55 51 3 1 0 .982 1.23
1967 21 Evansville SOUL AA CHW OF 2 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.50
1967 21 Evansville SOUL AA CHW 3B 130 423 108 286 29 26 .931 3.03
1967 21 Evansville SOUL AA CHW 1B 3 18 14 4 0 3 1.000 6.00
1968 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA CHW,NYY 3B 92 250 73 159 18 13 .928 2.52
1968 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA NYY,CHW OF 15 14 12 1 1 0 .929 0.87
1968 22 Syracuse IL AAA NYY OF 13 11 9 1 1 0 .909 0.77
1968 22 Syracuse IL AAA NYY SS 2 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50
1968 22 Syracuse IL AAA NYY 3B 32 77 24 51 2 6 .974 2.34
1968 22 Syracuse IL AAA NYY 1B 6 63 59 4 0 6 1.000 10.50
1968 22 Hawaii PCL AAA CHW OF 2 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.50
1968 22 Hawaii PCL AAA CHW 3B 60 173 49 108 16 7 .908 2.62
5 Seasons 511 1299 709 524 66 60 .949 2.41
OF (5 seasons) OF 242 358 318 28 12 2 .966 1.43
1B (3 seasons) 1B 27 198 179 17 2 16 .990 7.26
3B (2 seasons) 3B 222 673 181 445 47 39 .930 2.82
2B (1 season) 2B 18 69 31 33 5 3 .928 3.56
SS (1 season) SS 2 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.50

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1964 18 White Sox Sarasota Rookie League Rk CHW
1965 19 Sarasota Sun Sox Florida State League A CHW
1965 19 FIL White Sox Florida Instructional League WRk CHW
1966 20 Fox Cities Foxes Midwest League A CHW
1966 20 FIL White Sox Florida Instructional League WRk CHW
1967 21 Evansville White Sox Southern League AA CHW
1968 22 Syracuse Chiefs International League AAA NYY
1968 22 Hawaii Islanders Pacific Coast League AAA CHW
1968 22 FIL White Sox Florida Instructional League WRk CHW
1968 22 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 1968-05-04 1968-09-29
1969 23 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 1969-04-08 1969-10-02
1970 24 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 1970-04-07 1970-10-01
1971 25 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 1971-04-07 1971-09-30
1972 26 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 1972-04-15 1972-06-23
1973 27 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 1973-04-07 1973-09-30
1974 28 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 1974-04-05 1974-09-29
1975 29 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 1975-04-08 1975-09-28
1976 30 California Angels American League MLB CAL 1 1976-04-09 1976-10-02
1977 31 Cleveland Indians American League MLB CLE 1 1977-04-07 1977-08-30

Sabr ID: 3602694d

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