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Bill French

William Henry French

Positions: First Baseman, Rightfielder and Pitcher
Bats: Unknown, Throws: Unknown

Born: 1849 in Baltimore, MD (All Transactions)
Debut: April 14, 1873 (Age 24)
Team: Marylands 1873

Final Game: June 30, 1873 (Age 24)
Died: May 31, 1893 in Baltimore, MD
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Standard Batting

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Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
1873 24 MAR NA 5 18 18 3 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .222 .222 .222 .444 47 4 0 /3O51
1 Yr 5 18 18 3 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .222 .222 .222 .444 47 4 0
162 Game Avg. 162 583 583 97 130 0 0 0 32 0 0 0 0 .222 .222 .222 .444 47 130 0

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
1873 24 MAR NA 5 18 -0 0 0 0 -0 -0 -0.0 1 0 0.0 .493 .500 0.0 -0.0 0 /3O51
1 Season 5 18 -0 0 0 0 -0 -0 -0.0 1 0 0.0 .493 .500 0.0 -0.0 0

Standard Pitching

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Year Age Tm Lg W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W Awards
1873 24 MAR NA 0 1 .000 12.00 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 30 27 12 0 0 0 0 0 65 29 3.10 3.333 30.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1 Yr 0 1 .000 12.00 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 30 27 12 0 0 0 0 0 65 29 3.10 3.333 30.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
162 Game Avg. 0 34 .000 12.00 34 34 0 34 0 0 306 1020 918 408 0 0 0 0 0 2210 29 3.10 3.333 30.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Hold your mouse over the values in the Saves, ERA, or FIP columns for additional information.

Player Value--Pitchers

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Awards
1873 24 MAR NA 9.0 1 1 27 27.00 9.07 -2.67 0.00 99.0 11.62 -15 -0.4 -0.0 -0.4 -14 .061 .497
1 Season 9.0 1 1 27 27.00 9.07 -2.67 0.00 99.0 11.62 -15 -0.4 -0.0 -0.4 -14 .061 .497

Standard Fielding

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Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG G Awards
1873 MAR NA 24 1B 2 21 19 0 2 0 .905 9.50 .925 10.75
1873 MAR NA 24 OF 2 5 2 1 2 0 .600 1.50 .804 2.00 0-0-2
1873 MAR NA 24 3B 1 3 1 1 1 0 .667 2.00 .740 4.60
1873 MAR NA 24 P 1 9.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 1.90 1.90
1 Season 1B 2 21 19 0 2 0 .905 9.50 .925 10.75
1 Season OF 2 5 2 1 2 0 .600 1.50 .804 2.00 0-0-2
1 Season P 1 9.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 1.90 1.90
1 Season 3B 1 3 1 1 1 0 .667 2.00 .740 4.60
1 Season TOT 6 9.0 29 22 2 5 0 .828 0.00 4.00 .885 1.90 5.33 0-0-2
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

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Name and misspellings: William Bill billy Henry Will William French

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