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Bill Lee

William Francis Lee (Spaceman)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 205 lb.

Born: December 28, 1946 in Burbank, CA
School: University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)
Drafted
by the Boston Red Sox in the 22nd round of the 1968 amateur draft. (All Transactions)
Debut: June 25, 1969 (Age 22.179, 10,461st in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1969 season [*]
Teams (by GP): RedSox/Expos 1969-1982

Last Game: May 7, 1982 (Age 35.130)
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Fine Details  · Last updated Dec 26, 2014 1:17PM
All-Time Rank (among pitchers): #488. Turk Farrell… #489. Bob Ojeda… #490. John Smiley… #491. BILL LEE… #492. Ryan Dempster… #493. Hal Carlson… #494. Jim O'Toole… 

Standard Pitching

More Stats

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
1969 22 BOS AL 1 3 .250 4.50 20 1 3 0 0 0 52.0 56 27 26 9 28 0 45 2 0 3 232 86 4.76 1.615 9.7 1.6 4.8 7.8 1.61
1970 23 BOS AL 2 2 .500 4.62 11 5 2 0 0 1 37.0 48 20 19 3 14 1 19 0 0 2 167 87 3.80 1.676 11.7 0.7 3.4 4.6 1.36
1971 24 BOS AL 9 2 .818 2.74 47 3 13 0 0 2 102.0 102 35 31 7 46 7 74 1 0 1 451 136 3.27 1.451 9.0 0.6 4.1 6.5 1.61
1972 25 BOS AL 7 4 .636 3.20 47 0 16 0 0 5 84.1 75 31 30 5 32 8 43 1 0 4 346 101 3.32 1.269 8.0 0.5 3.4 4.6 1.34
1973 ★ 26 BOS AL 17 11 .607 2.75 38 33 1 18 1 1 284.2 275 100 87 20 76 2 120 5 0 3 1173 146 3.49 1.233 8.7 0.6 2.4 3.8 1.58 AS
1974 27 BOS AL 17 15 .531 3.51 38 37 0 16 1 0 282.1 320 123 110 25 67 0 95 4 0 3 1190 111 3.81 1.371 10.2 0.8 2.1 3.0 1.42
1975 28 BOS AL 17 9 .654 3.95 41 34 0 17 4 0 260.0 274 123 114 20 69 1 78 3 0 2 1093 105 3.82 1.319 9.5 0.7 2.4 2.7 1.13 MVP-23
1976 29 BOS AL 5 7 .417 5.63 24 14 7 1 0 3 96.0 124 68 60 13 28 1 29 3 0 2 440 70 4.76 1.583 11.6 1.2 2.6 2.7 1.04
1977 30 BOS AL 9 5 .643 4.43 27 16 4 4 0 1 128.0 155 67 63 14 29 1 31 0 0 1 543 102 4.36 1.438 10.9 1.0 2.0 2.2 1.07
1978 31 BOS AL 10 10 .500 3.46 28 24 3 8 1 0 177.0 198 89 68 20 59 2 44 2 0 0 768 120 4.59 1.452 10.1 1.0 3.0 2.2 0.75
1979 32 MON NL 16 10 .615 3.04 33 33 0 6 3 0 222.0 230 91 75 20 46 1 59 1 1 0 925 121 4.01 1.243 9.3 0.8 1.9 2.4 1.28
1980 33 MON NL 4 6 .400 4.96 24 18 4 2 0 0 118.0 156 71 65 13 22 1 34 3 0 1 522 72 4.24 1.508 11.9 1.0 1.7 2.6 1.55
1981 34 MON NL 5 6 .455 2.94 31 7 16 0 0 6 88.2 90 33 29 6 14 2 34 2 0 2 365 119 3.25 1.173 9.1 0.6 1.4 3.5 2.43
1982 35 MON NL 0 0 4.38 7 0 1 0 0 0 12.1 19 7 6 1 1 0 8 0 0 0 56 86 2.72 1.622 13.9 0.7 0.7 5.8 8.00
14 Yrs 119 90 .569 3.62 416 225 70 72 10 19 1944.1 2122 885 783 176 531 27 713 27 1 24 8271 108 3.91 1.364 9.8 0.8 2.5 3.3 1.34
162 Game Avg. 13 10 .569 3.62 44 24 7 8 1 2 206 225 94 83 19 56 3 76 3 0 3 877 108 3.91 1.364 9.8 0.8 2.5 3.3 1.34
BOS (10 yrs) 94 68 .580 3.64 321 167 49 64 7 13 1503.1 1627 683 608 136 448 23 578 21 0 21 6403 110 3.92 1.380 9.7 0.8 2.7 3.5 1.29
MON (4 yrs) 25 22 .532 3.57 95 58 21 8 3 6 441.0 495 202 175 40 83 4 135 6 1 3 1868 101 3.88 1.311 10.1 0.8 1.7 2.8 1.63
AL (10 yrs) 94 68 .580 3.64 321 167 49 64 7 13 1503.1 1627 683 608 136 448 23 578 21 0 21 6403 110 3.92 1.380 9.7 0.8 2.7 3.5 1.29
NL (4 yrs) 25 22 .532 3.57 95 58 21 8 3 6 441.0 495 202 175 40 83 4 135 6 1 3 1868 101 3.88 1.311 10.1 0.8 1.7 2.8 1.63
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
1969 22 BOS AL 52.0 20 1 27 4.67 4.15 -0.01 -0.14 104.4 4.19 -3 -0.3 .8 -0.1 0.1 2 .486 .498
1970 23 BOS AL 37.0 11 5 20 4.86 4.15 0.09 -0.01 104.9 4.25 -2 -0.2 1.1 -0.0 0.1 1 .478 .498
1971 24 BOS AL 102.0 47 3 35 3.09 3.93 0.10 -0.14 110.1 4.07 11 1.3 1.1 -0.1 2.2 19 .528 .508
1972 25 BOS AL 84.1 47 0 31 3.31 3.54 -0.28 -0.15 103.9 3.81 5 0.7 1.4 0.0 1.5 11 .514 .504
1973 ★ 26 BOS AL 284.2 38 33 100 3.16 4.30 0.37 0.10 105.9 4.27 32 3.7 .7 -0.2 6.2 62 .597 .523 AS
1974 27 BOS AL 282.1 38 37 123 3.92 4.13 0.31 0.12 106.6 4.20 9 1.0 4.1 -0.1 3.6 34 .526 .506
1975 28 BOS AL 260.0 41 34 123 4.26 4.28 0.45 0.12 107.6 4.26 -0 0.0 2.4 -0.1 2.4 24 .500 .500 $80,000 MVP-23
1976 29 BOS AL 96.0 24 14 68 6.38 3.95 0.15 0.02 114.5 4.37 -21 -2.2 1.2 -0.1 -1.4 -13 .408 .486
1977 30 BOS AL 128.0 27 16 67 4.71 4.66 0.13 0.03 113.2 5.17 6 0.6 .6 -0.1 1.8 19 .524 .504
1978 31 BOS AL 177.0 28 24 89 4.53 4.35 0.06 0.09 110.5 4.83 6 0.7 .6 -0.1 2.3 22 .523 .504
1979 32 MON NL 222.0 33 33 91 3.69 4.16 0.21 0.14 99.0 4.06 7 0.7 -0.1 2.6 27 .523 .505
1980 33 MON NL 118.0 24 18 71 5.42 4.04 -0.06 0.09 100.0 4.19 -16 -1.7 .7 -0.0 -0.7 -6 .428 .489
1981 34 MON NL 88.2 31 7 33 3.35 3.80 0.29 -0.07 100.6 3.46 -0 -0.0 1.8 -0.1 0.7 8 .500 .500
1982 35 MON NL 12.1 7 0 7 5.11 4.14 0.02 -0.32 99.8 3.79 -2 -0.2 .7 0.0 -0.1 -1 .470 .499
14 Seasons 1944.1 416 225 885 4.10 4.17 0.21 0.06 106.2 4.27 32 4.0 1.2 -1.4 21.4 211 .510 .503 $80,000
BOS (10 yrs) 1503.1 321 167 683 4.09 4.20 0.23 0.05 108.1 4.36 43 5.2 1.2 -1.1 18.9 182 .516 .505 $80,000
MON (4 yrs) 441.0 95 58 202 4.12 4.06 0.15 0.07 99.6 3.97 -12 -1.2 1.4 -0.2 2.5 29 .487 .499

Postseason Pitching

Year Age Tm Lg Series Rslt Opp 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
1975 28 BOS AL WS L CIN 0 0 3.14 2 2 0 0 0 0 14.1 12 5 5 1 3 0 7 0 0 0 55 1.047 7.5 0.6 1.9 4.4 2.33
1981 34 MON NL NLDS W PHI 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 3.000 27.0 0.0 0.0 13.5
1981 34 MON NL NLCS L LAD 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3.000 27.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2 Yrs (3 Series) 0 0 2.93 4 2 1 0 0 0 15.1 15 5 5 1 3 0 8 0 0 0 61 1.174 8.8 0.6 1.8 4.7 2.67
1 NLDS 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 3.000 27.0 0.0 0.0 13.5
1 NLCS 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3.000 27.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1 WS 0 0 3.14 2 2 0 0 0 0 14.1 12 5 5 1 3 0 7 0 0 0 55 1.047 7.5 0.6 1.9 4.4 2.33

Standard Batting

More Stats

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
1969 22 BOS AL 20 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
1970 23 BOS AL 11 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1971 24 BOS AL 47 27 23 0 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 8 .217 .250 .217 .467 30 5 0 0 3 0 0 1
1972 25 BOS AL 47 16 16 3 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 7 .188 .188 .500 .688 95 8 0 0 0 0 0 1
1973 ★ 26 BOS AL 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 AS
1974 27 BOS AL 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1975 28 BOS AL 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 MVP-23
1976 29 BOS AL 26 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1/D
1977 30 BOS AL 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1978 31 BOS AL 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1979 32 MON NL 33 81 74 5 16 2 0 0 6 0 0 0 21 .216 .216 .243 .459 26 18 0 0 7 0 0 1
1980 33 MON NL 25 41 41 2 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 .220 .220 .244 .463 30 10 0 0 0 0 0 1
1981 34 MON NL 31 22 22 1 8 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 4 .364 .364 .500 .864 143 11 0 0 0 0 0 1
1982 35 MON NL 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 /1
14 Yrs 419 208 197 12 41 3 1 2 10 0 0 1 63 .208 .212 .264 .476 31 52 1 0 10 0 0
162 Game Avg. 162 80 76 5 16 1 0 1 4 0 0 0 24 .208 .212 .264 .476 31 20 0 0 4 0 0
BOS (10 yrs) 323 64 60 4 8 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 26 .133 .148 .217 .364 -0 13 1 0 3 0 0
MON (4 yrs) 96 144 137 8 33 3 0 1 8 0 0 0 37 .241 .241 .285 .526 45 39 0 0 7 0 0
AL (10 yrs) 323 64 60 4 8 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 26 .133 .148 .217 .364 -0 13 1 0 3 0 0
NL (4 yrs) 96 144 137 8 33 3 0 1 8 0 0 0 37 .241 .241 .285 .526 45 39 0 0 7 0 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
1969 22 BOS AL 20 10 -3 -0 -0 0 1 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .491 .499 -0.2 -0.0 -2 1
1970 23 BOS AL 11 11 -3 0 0 0 1 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .484 .499 -0.2 -0.0 -2 1
1971 24 BOS AL 47 27 -2 -1 0 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 -0.0 0 1
1972 25 BOS AL 47 16 -0 0 0 0 2 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .504 .501 0.2 -0.0 2 1
1973 ★ 26 BOS AL 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.1 0 1 AS
1974 27 BOS AL 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1
1975 28 BOS AL 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $80,000 1 MVP-23
1976 29 BOS AL 26 0 0 -0 0 0 -0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .500 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 1/D
1977 30 BOS AL 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1
1978 31 BOS AL 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 1
1979 32 MON NL 33 81 -7 -1 1 0 10 3 0.3 0 3 0.3 .509 .502 0.3 0.0 3 1
1980 33 MON NL 25 41 -4 0 0 0 5 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .505 .501 0.1 0.0 1 1
1981 34 MON NL 31 22 1 0 0 0 3 4 0.4 0 4 0.4 .514 .503 0.4 0.0 4 1
1982 35 MON NL 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
14 Seasons 419 208 -19 -1 1 0 25 7 0.8 0 7 0.8 .502 .500 0.8 0.2 7 $80,000
BOS (10 yrs) 323 64 -8 -1 0 0 8 -1 -0.1 0 -1 -0.1 .500 .500 -0.1 0.1 -1 $80,000
MON (4 yrs) 96 144 -10 -0 1 0 17 8 0.9 0 8 0.9 .509 .502 0.8 0.1 8

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1975 28 BOS AL WS CIN L 2 6 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .167 .167 .167 .333 1 0 0 0 0 0
1981 34 MON NL NLDS PHI W 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981 34 MON NL NLCS LAD L 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Yrs (3 Series) 4 6 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .167 .167 .167 .333 1 0 0 0 0 0
1 NLDS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 NLCS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 WS 2 6 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .167 .167 .167 .333 1 0 0 0 0 0

Standard Fielding

More Stats

Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
1969 BOS AL 22 P 20 1 0 52.0 9 2 6 1 0 .889 1.38 0.40 .951 1.89 1.88 3 1 25% 36% 1
1970 BOS AL 23 P 11 5 0 37.0 11 1 10 0 1 1.000 2.68 1.00 .951 1.85 1.85 3 1 25% 40% 0
1971 BOS AL 24 P 47 3 0 102.0 22 2 19 1 0 .955 1.85 0.45 .958 1.98 1.97 1 2 67% 39% 1
1972 BOS AL 25 P 47 0 0 84.1 30 6 24 0 2 1.000 3.20 0.64 .950 1.86 1.85 0 2 100% 38% 4
1973 BOS AL 26 P 38 33 18 284.2 73 10 57 6 2 .918 2.12 1.76 .951 1.86 1.85 11 4 27% 38% 4 AS
1974 BOS AL 27 P 38 37 16 282.1 86 9 69 8 3 .907 2.49 2.05 .947 1.81 1.80 17 12 41% 38% 13
1975 BOS AL 28 P 41 34 17 260.0 68 9 54 5 4 .926 2.18 1.54 .940 1.87 1.86 12 11 48% 38% 10 MVP-23
1976 BOS AL 29 P 24 14 1 96.0 26 2 22 2 1 .923 2.25 1.00 .950 1.87 1.88 5 1 17% 34% 1
1976 BOS AL 29 DH 2 0
1977 BOS AL 30 P 27 16 4 128.0 36 3 32 1 4 .972 2.46 1.30 .948 1.95 1.93 5 1 17% 39% 3
1978 BOS AL 31 P 28 24 8 177.0 44 9 32 3 2 .932 2.08 1.46 .954 1.90 1.88 7 7 50% 38% 6
1979 MON NL 32 P 33 33 6 222.0 53 11 41 1 2 .981 2.11 1.58 .951 1.80 1.80 14 8 36% 34% 3
1980 MON NL 33 P 24 18 2 118.0 26 7 19 0 2 1.000 1.98 1.08 .952 1.91 1.91 15 5 25% 31% 1
1981 MON NL 34 P 31 7 0 88.2 39 12 27 0 1 1.000 3.96 1.26 .959 1.97 1.98 7 2 22% 33% 1
1982 MON NL 35 P 7 0 0 12.1 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 2.19 0.43 .953 1.97 1.97 1 1 50% 32% 0
14 Seasons P 416 225 72 1944.1 526 83 415 28 24 .947 2.31 1.20 .950 1.87 1.88 101 58 36% 36% 48
1 Season DH 2 0
14 Seasons TOT 416 225 72 1944.1 526 83 415 28 24 .947 2.31 1.20 .950 1.87 1.88 101 58 36% 36% 48
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

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Hall of Fame
1988 BBWAA ( 0.7%)

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1975 AL (23, 1%)
0.01 Career Shares (1548th)

Weekly Awards (yr-week lg award)
1975 May 25th AL Player of the Week
1975 Aug 24th AL Player of the Week

WAR for Pitcherss c a p y
1973 AL  6.2 (7th)

Earned Run Average s c a p y
1973 AL  2.75 (3rd)
1979 NL  3.04 (8th)

Wins s c a p y
1979 NL  16 (7th)

Win-Loss % s c a p y
1973 AL  .607 (10th)
1975 AL  .654 (6th)
Career  .569 (231st)

Walks & Hits per IP s c a p y
1973 AL  1.233 (9th)

Bases On Balls per 9 IP s c a p y
1973 AL  2.403 (7th)
1974 AL  2.136 (6th)
1975 AL  2.389 (9th)
1979 NL  1.865 (4th)

Complete Games s c a p y
1973 AL  18 (10th)
1975 AL  17 (9th)

Shutouts s c a p y
1975 AL  4 (7th)
1979 NL  3 (6th)

Home Runs s c a p y
1974 AL  25 (8th)

Hits s c a p y
1974 AL  320 (1st)
1975 AL  274 (4th)
1979 NL  230 (10th)

Earned Runs s c a p y
1974 AL  110 (9th)
1975 AL  114 (5th)

Adjusted ERA+ s c a p y
1973 AL  146 (3rd)
1979 NL  121 (8th)

Adj. Pitching Runs s c a p y
1973 AL  37 (3rd)

Adj. Pitching Wins s c a p y
1973 AL  4.1 (3rd)

Base-Out Runs Saved (RE24)s c a p y
1973 AL  40.70 (4th)

Win Probability Added (WPA)s c a p y
1973 AL  5.0 (4th)
1979 NL  2.5 (9th)

Sit. Wins Saved (WPA/LI)s c a p y
1973 AL  2.7 (7th)

Base-Out Wins Saved (REW)s c a p y
1973 AL  4.3 (4th)

Assists as P s c a p y
1973 AL  57 (3rd)
1974 AL  69 (1st)
1975 AL  54 (2nd)

Errors Committed as P s c a p y
1973 AL  6 (1st)
1974 AL  8 (1st)

Range Factor/9Inn as Ps c a p y
1974 AL  2.49 (3rd)

Range Factor/Game as P s c a p y
1973 AL  1.76 (4th)
1974 AL  2.05 (1st)

                           

Statistics like WPA, REW and RE24 are computed from play-by-play data which is only complete from 1974 to the present. From 1938-1973, the data is incomplete, though for most seasons only less than 20 games per season total are missing. Please see our page on data coverage for a full view of the data used to create these leaderboards.

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkPitching - 32 (763), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 17 (720), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsPitching - 13 (640), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Starting Pitcher (426th), 22.2 career WAR/21.5 7yr-peak WAR/21.9 JAWS
Average HOF P (out of 59) = 73.4 career WAR/50.2 7yr-peak WAR/61.8 JAWS

Transactions

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Salaries

Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses
Year Age Team Salary ServTm(OpnDay) Sources Notes/Other Sources
1975 28 Boston Red Sox $80,000 ? P. Gammons, Beyond the Sixth Game, p 281
Career to date (may be incomplete)$80,000
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

Name + "Statistics" Translations



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French: Bill Lee statistiques
Japanese: ビル・リー 統計

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