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William James Spiers

Position: Shortstop
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: June 5, 1966 in Orangeburg, South Carolina, US
High School: Wade Hampton Academy (Orangeburg, SC)
School: Clemson University (Clemson, SC)

Drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 1st round (13th) of the 1987 MLB June Amateur Draft from Clemson University (Clemson, SC).

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
1987 21 -0.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-Rk MIL 70 303 280 47 86 11 1 3 29 13 5 18 41 .307 .355 .386 .741 108 3 2 0 0
1987 21 0.2 Helena PION Rk MIL 6 25 22 4 9 1 0 0 3 2 0 3 3 .409 .480 .455 .935 10 0 0 0 0
1987 21 -0.9 Beloit MIDW A MIL 64 278 258 43 77 10 1 3 26 11 5 15 38 .298 .344 .380 .724 98 3 2 0 0
1988 22 -1.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA MIL 131 595 521 90 142 22 5 8 73 31 11 57 61 .273 .350 .380 .730 198 12 7 7 3 1
1988 22 -0.9 Stockton CALL A MIL 84 409 353 68 95 17 3 5 52 27 7 42 41 .269 .353 .377 .730 133 5 5 7 2 1
1988 22 -1.9 El Paso TL AA MIL 47 186 168 22 47 5 2 3 21 4 4 15 20 .280 .344 .387 .731 65 7 2 0 1 0
1989 23 -3.3 Denver AA AAA MIL 14 53 47 9 17 2 1 2 8 1 0 5 6 .362 .423 .574 .998 27 0 1 0 0
1990 24 -2.3 Denver AA AAA MIL 11 49 38 6 12 0 0 1 7 1 1 10 8 .316 .449 .395 .844 15 0 0 1 0
1992 26 4.5 Beloit MIDW A MIL 16 63 55 9 13 3 0 0 7 4 0 7 7 .236 .317 .291 .608 16 2 0 0 1 0
1995 29 2.6 Norfolk IL AAA NYM 12 51 41 4 9 2 0 0 4 0 1 8 6 .220 .340 .268 .608 11 4 0 1 1 0
6 Seasons 254 1114 982 165 279 40 7 14 128 50 18 105 129 .284 .357 .382 .739 375 18 10 11 6 1
Rk (1 season) Rk 6 25 22 4 9 1 0 0 3 2 0 3 3 .409 .480 .455 .935 10 0 0 0 0
A (3 seasons) A 164 750 666 120 185 30 4 8 85 42 12 64 86 .278 .347 .371 .718 247 7 8 9 3 1
AA (1 season) AA 47 186 168 22 47 5 2 3 21 4 4 15 20 .280 .344 .387 .731 65 7 2 0 1 0
AAA (3 seasons) AAA 37 153 126 19 38 4 1 3 19 2 2 23 20 .302 .404 .421 .825 53 4 0 2 2 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
1987 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-Rk MIL SS 70 311 119 166 26 45 .916 4.07
1987 21 Helena PION Rk MIL SS 6 20 8 6 6 3 .700 2.33
1987 21 Beloit MIDW A MIL SS 64 291 111 160 20 42 .931 4.23
1988 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA MIL SS 129 626 213 381 32 82 .949 4.60
1988 22 Stockton CALL A MIL SS 82 399 140 240 19 57 .952 4.63
1988 22 El Paso TL AA MIL SS 47 227 73 141 13 25 .943 4.55
1989 23 Denver AA AAA MIL SS 14 67 32 33 2 10 .970 4.64
1990 24 Denver AA AAA MIL SS 11 47 22 23 2 6 .957 4.09
1992 26 Beloit MIDW A MIL SS 12 43 12 28 3 1 .930 3.33
1995 29 Norfolk IL AAA NYM 3B 4 9 4 4 1 0 .889 2.00
1995 29 Norfolk IL AAA NYM 2B 8 47 19 25 3 7 .936 5.50
6 Seasons 248 1150 421 660 69 151 .940 4.36
SS (5 seasons) SS 236 1094 398 631 65 144 .941 4.36
2B (1 season) 2B 8 47 19 25 3 7 .936 5.50
3B (1 season) 3B 4 9 4 4 1 0 .889 2.00

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1987 21 Beloit Brewers Midwest League A MIL
1987 21 Helena Brewers Pioneer League Rk MIL
1988 22 El Paso Diablos Texas League AA MIL
1988 22 Stockton Ports California League A MIL
1989 23 Denver Zephyrs American Association AAA MIL
1989 23 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB MIL 1 1989-04-07 1989-10-01
1990 24 Denver Zephyrs American Association AAA MIL
1990 24 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB MIL 1 1990-05-17 1990-10-03
1991 25 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB MIL 1 1991-04-08 1991-10-06
1992 26 Beloit Brewers Midwest League A MIL
1992 26 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB MIL 1 1992-09-05 1992-10-04
1993 27 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB MIL 1 1993-04-09 1993-10-01
1994 28 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB MIL 1 1994-04-05 1994-08-11
1995 29 Norfolk Tides International League AAA NYM
1995 29 New York Mets National League MLB NYM 1 1995-04-26 1995-10-01
1996 30 Houston Astros National League MLB HOU 1 1996-04-01 1996-09-29
1997 31 Houston Astros National League MLB HOU 1 1997-04-01 1997-09-28
1998 32 Houston Astros National League MLB HOU 1 1998-03-31 1998-09-27
1999 33 Houston Astros National League MLB HOU 1 1999-04-07 1999-10-03
2000 34 Houston Astros National League MLB HOU 1 2000-04-04 2000-09-30
2001 35 Houston Astros National League MLB HOU 1 2001-04-03 2001-04-08

Sabr ID: 40a56559

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