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Bill Wight

William Robert Wight (Lefty)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: April 12, 1922 in Rio Vista, California, US
Died: May 17, 2007 in Mount Shasta, California, US
High School: McClymonds HS (Oakland, CA)

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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
1941 19 -3.2 Idaho Falls PION C NYY 8 12 .400 3.82 30 160.0 157 106 68 124 1.756 8.8 7.0
1942 20 -3.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs B-A NYY 8 7 .533 2.58 17 115.0 97 56 33 59 1.357 7.6 4.6
1942 20 -3.2 Norfolk PIED B NYY 7 5 .583 2.43 14 100.0 80 49 27 52 1.320 7.2 4.7
1942 20 -6.2 Binghamton EL A NYY 1 2 .333 3.60 3 15.0 17 7 6 7 1.600 10.2 4.2
1947 25 -3.3 Kansas City AA AAA NYY 16 9 .640 2.85 29 28 1 17 5 199.0 202 79 63 71 75 1 0 4 1.372 9.1 3.2 3.4 1.06
1954 32 1.2 San Diego PCL Opn 17 5 .773 1.93 28 24 18 4 210.1 175 60 45 8 72 87 4 1 7 1.174 7.5 0.3 3.1 3.7 1.21
1959 37 9.7 Seattle PCL AAA CIN 1 3 .250 4
5 Seasons 50 36 .581 2.75 108 52 1 35 9 684.1 631 301 209 8 326 162 5 1 11 1.398 8.3 0.1 4.3 2.1 0.50
Opn (1 season) Opn 17 5 .773 1.93 28 24 18 4 210.1 175 60 45 8 72 87 4 1 7 1.174 7.5 0.3 3.1 3.7 1.21
C (1 season) C 8 12 .400 3.82 30 160.0 157 106 68 124 1.756 8.8 7.0
B (1 season) B 7 5 .583 2.43 14 100.0 80 49 27 52 1.320 7.2 4.7
A (1 season) A 1 2 .333 3.60 3 15.0 17 7 6 7 1.600 10.2 4.2
AAA (2 seasons) AAA 17 12 .586 2.85 33 28 1 17 5 199.0 202 79 63 71 75 1 0 4 1.372 9.1 3.2 3.4 1.06
A 7890 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
1941 19 -3.9 Idaho Falls PION C NYY 30 55 8 0 0 0 .145 .145 8
1942 20 -3.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs B-A NYY 14 34 5 1 0 0 .147 .176 6
1942 20 -3.1 Norfolk PIED B NYY 14 34 5 1 0 0 .147 .176 6
1942 20 -5.1 Binghamton EL A NYY
1947 25 -3.7 Kansas City AA AAA NYY 29 81 65 5 8 0 0 1 5 1 6 21 .123 .197 .169 .366 11 1 0 10
1954 32 1.7 San Diego PCL Opn 28 80 71 10 16 2 0 1 9 2 5 11 .225 .278 .296 .574 21 2 1 1 2
1959 37 8.8 Seattle PCL AAA CIN 4 7 1 .143
5 Seasons 105 257 232 15 38 3 0 2 14 3 11 32 .164 .203 .198 .402 46 3 1 11 2
Opn (1 season) Opn 28 80 71 10 16 2 0 1 9 2 5 11 .225 .278 .296 .574 21 2 1 1 2
C (1 season) C 30 55 55 8 0 0 0 .145 .145 .145 .291 8
B (1 season) B 14 34 34 5 1 0 0 .147 .147 .176 .324 6
A (1 season) A
AAA (2 seasons) AAA 33 88 72 5 9 0 0 1 5 1 6 21 .125 .192 .153 .345 11 1 0 10
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
1941 19 Idaho Falls PION C NYY P 30 0.00
1942 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs B-A NYY P 17 0.00
1942 20 Norfolk PIED B NYY P 14 0.00
1942 20 Binghamton EL A NYY P 3 0.00
1947 25 Kansas City AA AAA NYY P 29 62 5 53 4 1 .935 2.00
1954 32 San Diego PCL Opn P 28 68 10 55 3 1 .956 2.32
1959 37 Seattle PCL AAA CIN P 4 0.00
5 Seasons 108 130 15 108 7 2 .946 1.14
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1941 19 Idaho Falls Russets Pioneer League C NYY
1942 20 Binghamton Triplets Eastern League A NYY
1942 20 Norfolk Tars Piedmont League B NYY
1946 24 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1
1947 25 Kansas City Blues American Association AAA NYY
1947 25 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1
1948 26 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1
1949 27 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1
1950 28 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 1950-04-18 1950-10-01
1951 29 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 1 1951-04-17 1951-09-29
1952 30 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 1 1952-04-16 1952-05-31
1952 30 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 2 1952-06-08 1952-09-27
1953 31 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1953-04-17 1953-06-10
1953 31 Cleveland Indians American League MLB CLE 2 1953-06-17 1953-09-14
1954 32 San Diego Padres Pacific Coast League Opn
1955 33 Cleveland Indians American League MLB CLE 1 1955-04-16 1955-07-09
1955 33 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB BAL 2 1955-07-16 1955-09-24
1956 34 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB BAL 1 1956-04-17 1956-09-29
1957 35 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB BAL 1 1957-04-16 1957-09-28
1958 36 Cincinnati Redlegs National League MLB CIN 1 1958-04-15 1958-05-13
1958 36 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 2 1958-05-23 1958-09-21
1959 37 Seattle Rainiers Pacific Coast League AAA CIN

Sabr ID: fc9fd79a

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