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Willie Mays

Willie Howard Mays (Say Hey Kid)

Position: Centerfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 170 lb.

Born: May 6, 1931 in Westfield, AL
High School: Fairfield Industrial HS (Fairfield, AL)
Signed
by the New York Giants as an amateur free agent in 1950. (All Transactions)
Debut: May 25, 1951 (Age 20.019)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1951 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Giants/Mets 1951-1973

Final Game: September 9, 1973 (Age 42.126)
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1979 (409/432 ballots).
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Standard Fielding

Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rtot/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
1951 NYG NL 20 CF 121 121 120 1091.0 371 349 13 9 2 .976 2.99 2.99 .983 2.88 2.87 RoY-1
1951 NYG NL 20 OF 121 121 120 1091.0 374 353 12 9 2 .976 3.01 3.02 .981 2.42 2.41 RoY-1
1952 NYG NL 21 CF 34 34 34 311.0 116 110 5 1 2 .991 3.33 3.38 .983 2.74 2.72
1952 NYG NL 21 OF 34 34 34 311.0 116 109 6 1 2 .991 3.33 3.38 .981 2.31 2.29
1954 NYG NL 23 CF 151 151 148 1346.1 465 445 13 7 9 .985 21 19 3.06 3.03 .982 2.79 2.78 AS,MVP-1
1954 NYG NL 23 OF 151 151 148 1346.1 468 448 13 7 9 .985 21 19 3.08 3.05 .975 2.36 2.34 AS,MVP-1
1955 NYG NL 24 CF 152 152 150 1361.1 428 398 22 8 8 .981 7 6 2.78 2.76 .982 2.61 2.59 AS,MVP-4
1955 NYG NL 24 OF 152 152 150 1361.1 438 407 23 8 8 .982 7 6 2.84 2.83 .977 2.30 2.28 AS,MVP-4
1956 NYG NL 25 CF 152 150 149 1344.2 434 411 14 9 6 .979 13 11 2.84 2.80 .982 2.76 2.73 AS,MVP-17
1956 NYG NL 25 OF 152 150 149 1344.2 438 415 14 9 6 .979 13 11 2.87 2.82 .977 2.28 2.25 AS,MVP-17
1957 NYG NL 26 CF 150 149 148 1353.2 438 415 14 9 4 .979 4 4 2.85 2.86 .985 2.81 2.83 AS,MVP-4,GG
1957 NYG NL 26 OF 150 149 148 1353.2 445 422 14 9 5 .980 4 4 2.90 2.91 .980 2.29 2.31 AS,MVP-4,GG
1958 SFG NL 27 CF 151 150 149 1352.0 453 429 15 9 2 .980 15 13 2.96 2.94 .986 2.73 2.71 AS,MVP-2,GG
1958 SFG NL 27 OF 151 150 149 1352.0 455 429 17 9 2 .980 15 13 2.97 2.95 .980 2.26 2.25 AS,MVP-2,GG
1959 SFG NL 28 CF 147 143 138 1281.1 362 351 6 5 2 .986 4 4 2.51 2.43 .980 2.62 2.59 AS,MVP-6,GG
1959 SFG NL 28 OF 147 143 138 1281.1 365 353 6 6 2 .984 4 4 2.52 2.44 .977 2.21 2.19 AS,MVP-6,GG
1960 SFG NL 29 CF 152 152 148 1348.0 410 391 11 8 2 .980 14 13 2.68 2.64 .981 2.60 2.60 AS,MVP-3,GG
1960 SFG NL 29 OF 152 152 148 1348.0 412 392 12 8 2 .981 14 13 2.70 2.66 .978 2.20 2.20 AS,MVP-3,GG
1961 SFG NL 30 CF 153 151 146 1335.0 400 385 7 8 3 .980 14 13 2.64 2.56 .981 2.63 2.60 AS,MVP-6,GG
1961 SFG NL 30 OF 153 151 146 1335.0 400 385 7 8 3 .980 14 13 2.64 2.56 .977 2.16 2.14 AS,MVP-6,GG
1962 SFG NL 31 CF 161 158 151 1393.2 435 425 6 4 1 .991 20 17 2.78 2.68 .979 2.47 2.45 AS,MVP-2,GG
1962 SFG NL 31 OF 161 158 151 1393.2 439 429 6 4 1 .991 20 17 2.81 2.70 .974 2.07 2.05 AS,MVP-2,GG
1963 SFG NL 32 CF 157 155 145 1387.0 414 398 8 8 1 .981 12 10 2.63 2.59 .982 2.37 2.36 AS,MVP-5,GG
1963 SFG NL 32 OF 157 155 145 1387.0 412 397 7 8 1 .981 12 10 2.62 2.57 .977 2.01 2.00 AS,MVP-5,GG
1963 SFG NL 32 SS 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 -0 -120 0.00 0.00 4.50 4.80 AS,MVP-5,GG
1964 SFG NL 33 CF 155 151 138 1346.1 378 364 9 5 4 .987 18 16 2.49 2.41 .977 2.35 2.33 AS,MVP-6,GG
1964 SFG NL 33 OF 155 151 138 1346.1 386 370 10 6 4 .984 18 16 2.54 2.45 .973 1.99 1.98 AS,MVP-6,GG
1964 SFG NL 33 1B 1 0 0 7.0 7 6 1 0 1 1.000 -0 -86 9.00 7.00 .990 10.03 10.00 AS,MVP-6,GG
1964 SFG NL 33 3B 1 0 0 5.2 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 -0 -42 1.59 1.00 .940 3.02 2.90 AS,MVP-6,GG
1964 SFG NL 33 SS 1 0 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 -0 -120 0.00 0.00 5.10 5.00 AS,MVP-6,GG
1965 SFG NL 34 OF 151 147 124 1275.1 356 337 13 6 4 .983 15 14 2.47 2.32 .975 2.00 2.00 AS,MVP-1,GG
1965 SFG NL 34 CF 147 143 121 1242.0 338 323 10 5 4 .985 13 13 2.41 2.27 .981 2.29 2.29 AS,MVP-1,GG
1965 SFG NL 34 RF 4 3 2 24.1 8 5 2 1 0 .875 1 30 2.59 1.75 .975 1.96 1.95 AS,MVP-1,GG
1965 SFG NL 34 LF 1 1 1 9.0 6 6 0 0 0 1.000 1 173 6.00 6.00 .967 1.70 1.70 AS,MVP-1,GG
1966 SFG NL 35 OF 150 146 126 1286.0 385 370 8 7 2 .982 18 17 2.65 2.52 .974 2.03 2.03 AS,MVP-3,GG
1966 SFG NL 35 CF 144 141 124 1247.0 373 358 8 7 2 .981 18 17 2.64 2.54 .980 2.37 2.37 AS,MVP-3,GG
1966 SFG NL 35 RF 5 5 2 38.0 9 9 0 0 0 1.000 0 16 2.13 1.80 .978 1.94 1.96 AS,MVP-3,GG
1966 SFG NL 35 LF 1 0 0 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 -0 -120 9.00 1.00 .960 1.80 1.70 AS,MVP-3,GG
1967 SFG NL 36 CF 134 123 101 1075.1 288 278 3 7 0 .976 2 2 2.35 2.10 .981 2.29 2.29 AS,GG
1967 SFG NL 36 OF 134 123 101 1075.1 287 277 3 7 0 .976 2 2 2.34 2.09 .976 2.03 2.03 AS,GG
1968 SFG NL 37 OF 142 129 111 1143.2 315 301 7 7 2 .978 2 2 2.42 2.17 .975 2.02 2.03 AS,MVP-13,GG
1968 SFG NL 37 CF 141 128 110 1134.2 316 302 7 7 2 .978 3 3 2.45 2.19 .978 2.39 2.40 AS,MVP-13,GG
1968 SFG NL 37 1B 1 1 1 9.0 9 9 0 0 1 1.000 0 0 9.00 9.00 .992 10.10 10.10 AS,MVP-13,GG
1968 SFG NL 37 RF 1 1 1 9.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 -1 -80 2.00 2.00 .980 2.00 2.00 AS,MVP-13,GG
1969 SFG NL 38 OF 108 96 84 867.0 208 199 4 5 0 .976 -2 -3 2.11 1.88 .973 2.02 2.01 AS
1969 SFG NL 38 CF 106 94 83 853.0 211 202 4 5 0 .976 -3 -4 2.17 1.94 .977 2.32 2.30 AS
1969 SFG NL 38 RF 2 2 1 14.0 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 1 51 3.21 2.50 .976 1.86 1.80 AS
1969 SFG NL 38 1B 1 1 1 9.0 6 6 0 0 1 1.000 -0 -27 6.00 6.00 .992 9.80 9.80 AS
1970 SFG NL 39 OF 129 117 99 1040.0 282 269 6 7 3 .975 -2 -2 2.38 2.13 .976 2.07 2.06 AS
1970 SFG NL 39 CF 128 117 99 1040.0 285 272 6 7 3 .975 -2 -2 2.41 2.17 .978 2.34 2.33 AS
1970 SFG NL 39 1B 5 4 4 35.0 37 34 3 0 3 1.000 0 7 9.51 7.40 .992 9.67 9.64 AS
1971 SFG NL 40 CF 84 77 60 654.1 202 193 3 6 1 .970 3 5 2.70 2.33 .982 2.64 2.64 AS,MVP-19
1971 SFG NL 40 OF 84 77 60 654.1 200 192 2 6 1 .970 3 5 2.67 2.31 .979 2.19 2.19 AS,MVP-19
1971 SFG NL 40 1B 48 39 35 371.2 422 384 27 11 43 .974 -2 -6 9.95 8.56 .992 9.88 9.87 AS,MVP-19
1972 TOT NL 41 CF 64 57 49 495.0 143 137 3 3 1 .979 -2 -5 2.55 2.19 .980 2.60 2.61 AS
1972 TOT NL 41 OF 63 57 49 495.0 144 138 3 3 1 .979 -2 -5 2.56 2.24 .978 2.18 2.19 AS
1972 SFG NL 41 CF 14 13 12 113.1 30 30 0 0 0 1.000 -1 -8 2.38 2.14 .980 2.60 2.61
1972 SFG NL 41 OF 14 13 12 113.1 29 29 0 0 0 1.000 -1 -8 2.30 2.07 .978 2.18 2.19
1972 NYM NL 41 CF 50 44 37 381.2 113 107 3 3 1 .973 -1 -3 2.59 2.20 .980 2.60 2.61
1972 NYM NL 41 OF 49 44 37 381.2 115 109 3 3 1 .974 -1 -3 2.64 2.29 .978 2.18 2.19
1972 NYM NL 41 1B 11 9 7 84.0 78 75 2 1 3 .987 -2 -29 8.25 7.00 .992 9.73 9.76 AS
1973 NYM NL 42 CF 45 41 26 338.2 105 103 1 1 0 .990 2 7 2.76 2.31 .980 2.63 2.63 AS
1973 NYM NL 42 OF 45 41 26 338.2 106 103 2 1 0 .991 2 7 2.79 2.33 .977 2.23 2.23 AS
1973 NYM NL 42 1B 17 14 12 121.1 150 143 4 3 9 .980 -1 -9 10.90 8.65 .992 9.83 9.83 AS
22 Seasons OF 2842 2750 2544 24426.2 7431 7095 195 141 60 .981 178 9 2.69 2.57 .977 2.16 2.15
22 Seasons CF 2829 2738 2537 24331.1 7365 7039 188 138 59 .981 176 9 2.67 2.55 .981 2.55 2.54
7 Seasons 1B 84 68 60 637.0 709 657 37 15 61 .979 -5 -10 9.81 8.26 .992 9.84 9.84
4 Seasons RF 12 11 6 85.1 24 21 2 1 0 .958 1 15 2.43 1.92 .977 1.94 1.93
2 Seasons SS 2 0 0 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 -0 -120 0.00 0.00 4.95 4.90
2 Seasons LF 2 1 1 10.0 7 7 0 0 0 1.000 1 144 6.30 3.50 .966 1.71 1.70
1 Season 3B 1 0 0 5.2 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 -0 -42 1.59 1.00 .940 3.02 2.90
22 Seasons TOT 2929 2818 2604 25073.1 8141 7752 233 156 121 .981 172 8 2.87 2.73 .978 2.36 2.37
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rtot/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
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

Sabermetric Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP
1951 NYG NL 20 CF
1952 NYG NL 21 CF
1954 NYG NL 23 CF 21 19 16 15 1 5
1955 NYG NL 24 CF 7 6 2 0 2 5
1956 NYG NL 25 CF 13 11 11 5 6 2
1957 NYG NL 26 CF 4 4 2 4 -2 2
1958 SFG NL 27 CF 15 13 6 -1 7 9
1959 SFG NL 28 CF 4 4 -2 -1 -0 6
1960 SFG NL 29 CF 14 13 8 3 5 6
1961 SFG NL 30 CF 14 13 7 2 5 7
1962 SFG NL 31 CF 20 17 20 8 11 0
1963 SFG NL 32 CF 12 10 11 8 3 1
1963 SFG NL 32 SS -0 -120 -0 0 -0
1964 SFG NL 33 CF 18 16 13 6 6 5
1964 SFG NL 33 1B -0 -86 -0 0 -0
1964 SFG NL 33 3B -0 -42 -0 0 -0 0
1964 SFG NL 33 SS -0 -120 -0 0 -0 0
1965 SFG NL 34 CF 13 13 11 5 7 2
1965 SFG NL 34 RF 1 30 -0 0 -0 1
1965 SFG NL 34 LF 1 173 1 0 1 0
1966 SFG NL 35 CF 18 17 16 12 4 2
1966 SFG NL 35 RF 0 16 0 -0 1 0
1966 SFG NL 35 LF -0 -120 -0 0 -0 0
1967 SFG NL 36 CF 2 2 4 4 0 -2
1968 SFG NL 37 CF 3 3 -0 2 -2 3
1968 SFG NL 37 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0
1968 SFG NL 37 RF -1 -80 -1 -1 0 0
1969 SFG NL 38 CF -3 -4 -3 0 -3 0
1969 SFG NL 38 RF 1 51 1 0 1 0
1969 SFG NL 38 1B -0 -27 -0 -0 0 0
1970 SFG NL 39 CF -2 -2 -4 4 -8 2
1970 SFG NL 39 1B 0 7 0 0 0 0
1971 SFG NL 40 CF 3 5 6 0 6 -3
1971 SFG NL 40 1B -2 -6 -2 1 -2 0
1972 SFG NL 41 CF -1 -8 -1 -0 -0 0
1972 NYM NL 41 CF -1 -3 -0 -0 0 -1
1972 NYM NL 41 1B -2 -29 -2 -1 -1 0
1973 NYM NL 42 CF 2 7 4 1 3 -2
1973 NYM NL 42 1B -1 -9 -1 0 -1 0
22 Seasons CF 176 9 127 76 51 49
7 Seasons 1B -5 -10 -5 -0 -5 0
4 Seasons RF 1 15 0 -1 1 1
2 Seasons LF 1 144 1 0 1 0
2 Seasons SS -0 -120 -0 0 -0 0
1 Season 3B -0 -42 -0 0 -0 0
22 Seasons TOT 172 8 123 75 48 0 50
Lg Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP

Appearances

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
1951 NYG NL 20 121 121 121 121 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 121 0 121 0 0 0
1952 NYG NL 21 34 34 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 34 0 34 0 0 0
1954 NYG NL 23 151 151 151 151 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 151 0 151 0 0 0
1955 NYG NL 24 152 152 152 152 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 152 0 152 0 0 0
1956 NYG NL 25 152 150 152 152 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 152 0 152 0 0 0
1957 NYG NL 26 152 149 152 150 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 150 0 150 0 3 0
1958 SFG NL 27 152 150 152 151 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 151 0 151 0 2 0
1959 SFG NL 28 151 143 151 147 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 147 0 147 0 7 0
1960 SFG NL 29 153 152 153 152 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 152 0 152 0 1 0
1961 SFG NL 30 154 151 154 153 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 153 0 153 0 1 0
1962 SFG NL 31 162 159 162 162 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 162 0 162 0 3 0
1963 SFG NL 32 157 155 157 157 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 157 0 157 0 2 0
1964 SFG NL 33 157 151 157 155 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 155 0 155 0 3 0
1965 SFG NL 34 157 148 157 151 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 148 4 151 0 9 0
1966 SFG NL 35 152 147 152 150 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 145 5 150 0 4 0
1967 SFG NL 36 141 123 141 134 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 134 0 134 0 14 0
1968 SFG NL 37 148 130 148 143 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 141 1 142 0 9 0
1969 SFG NL 38 117 97 117 109 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 106 2 108 0 15 0
1970 SFG NL 39 139 121 139 132 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 128 0 128 0 13 0
1971 SFG NL 40 136 116 136 125 0 0 48 0 0 0 0 84 0 84 0 17 0
1972 NYM NL 41 69 53 69 59 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 50 0 50 0 12 1
1972 SFG NL 41 19 13 19 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 0 14 0 5 0
1973 NYM NL 42 66 55 66 62 0 0 17 0 0 0 0 45 0 45 0 9 0
22 Seasons 2992 2821 2992 2916 0 0 83 0 1 2 2 2832 12 2843 0 129 1
Lg G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
Appearances table is calculated solely from full RetroSheet play-by-play data available from 1973 on. A combination of RetroSheet (starting with the 1914 season) and non-RetroSheet data is used for other seasons.

Advanced Fielding -- CF*

Errors Assists Single w/ Runner on 1st Single w/ Runner on 2nd Double w/ Runner on 1st Flyout, <2out, Runner on 3rd Flyout, <2out, Runner on 2nd Baserunning Totals
Year Tm Lg Age Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%
1951 NYG NL 20 7 0 6 1 0 12 0 3 5 2 50 30 2 26 4 0 7 4 1 11 3 1 28 24 1 122 65 53.3% 52 5 4.1% 7 4191 63% 84% 32% 478 65%
1952 NYG NL 21 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 2 1 2 10 4 2 10 1 0 0 0 0 6 2 2 8 7 0 34 14 41.2% 16 4 11.8% 1 1190 61% 79% 33% 140 74%
1954 NYG NL 23 7 0 6 1 1 12 0 1 4 3 62 38 0 44 17 0 2 0 0 34 10 3 46 38 1 188 103 54.8% 82 4 2.1% 8 5509 67% 79% 29% 678 63%
1955 NYG NL 24 8 0 8 0 2 20 2 3 4 9 44 33 3 34 7 3 6 1 1 27 4 3 30 23 1 141 68 48.2% 62 11 7.8% 9 5020 65% 80% 30% 531 69%
1956 NYG NL 25 6 0 6 0 0 14 0 3 1 6 57 33 0 41 12 2 3 1 0 20 3 3 29 24 0 150 73 48.7% 72 5 3.3% 9 5097 65% 79% 29% 587 63%
1957 NYG NL 26 9 0 7 2 0 13 0 2 0 8 65 38 1 34 3 1 5 2 0 27 7 2 33 30 0 164 80 48.8% 80 4 2.4% 9 5188 64% 82% 28% 587 64%
1958 SFG NL 27 9 1 7 1 1 15 0 2 2 6 106 79 2 73 9 5 13 4 2 27 9 0 34 27 0 253 128 50.6% 116 9 3.6% 6 5816 64% 80% 28% 798 55%
1959 SFG NL 28 5 0 5 0 1 6 1 1 1 1 74 47 2 41 13 1 12 5 0 19 4 0 36 30 0 182 99 54.4% 81 3 1.6% 3 5425 61% 78% 27% 629 56%
1960 SFG NL 29 8 0 6 2 1 11 0 3 3 4 93 55 2 46 8 3 14 8 0 28 10 0 31 23 1 212 104 49.1% 102 6 2.8% 5 5719 63% 79% 28% 747 53%
1961 SFG NL 30 8 0 5 3 0 7 0 1 1 4 48 30 1 37 12 2 8 2 0 25 4 2 32 29 0 150 77 51.3% 68 5 3.3% 2 5663 61% 78% 29% 602 65%
1962 SFG NL 31 4 0 4 0 0 6 0 2 2 0 100 62 1 59 5 0 7 1 0 16 2 0 40 31 0 222 101 45.5% 120 1 0.5% 5 5886 63% 80% 30% 783 54%
1963 SFG NL 32 8 0 6 2 1 8 0 2 2 3 87 48 1 61 6 3 17 7 1 16 8 0 32 22 1 213 91 42.7% 116 6 2.8% 2 5855 59% 80% 29% 764 53%
1964 SFG NL 33 5 0 4 1 1 9 0 2 4 1 98 64 4 45 5 0 12 4 0 20 3 1 34 24 2 209 100 47.8% 102 7 3.3% 2 5659 61% 78% 35% 719 51%
1965 SFG NL 34 5 0 5 0 0 10 0 2 3 3 81 38 3 40 8 0 18 11 1 14 1 1 24 16 2 177 74 41.8% 96 7 4.0% 3 5149 56% 78% 25% 631 52%
1966 SFG NL 35 7 0 5 2 2 8 0 0 3 3 73 37 3 39 4 1 9 4 1 16 3 0 30 24 0 167 72 43.1% 90 5 3.0% 3 5114 60% 81% 26% 646 56%
1967 SFG NL 36 7 0 7 0 3 3 0 1 0 0 52 21 2 42 5 0 9 3 0 9 1 0 20 14 0 132 44 33.3% 86 2 1.5% 1 4446 66% 79% 24% 521 54%
1968 SFG NL 37 7 1 6 0 3 7 1 2 0 3 65 42 0 49 2 2 10 6 0 16 5 1 22 16 0 162 71 43.8% 88 3 1.9% 4 4618 64% 82% 25% 590 52%
1969 SFG NL 38 5 0 3 2 3 4 0 0 1 3 55 31 0 33 4 1 8 4 0 8 2 0 15 11 0 119 52 43.7% 66 1 0.8% 3 3504 65% 80% 24% 420 49%
1970 SFG NL 39 7 0 6 1 1 6 0 3 0 1 50 33 1 44 6 0 14 4 0 18 3 0 29 23 1 155 69 44.5% 85 2 1.3% 4 4553 62% 80% 25% 505 54%
1971 SFG NL 40 6 0 6 0 1 3 0 1 1 0 41 25 0 22 1 0 5 1 0 12 2 0 11 6 0 91 35 38.5% 56 0 0.0% 3 2700 59% 82% 27% 357 55%
1972 NYM NL 41 3 0 3 0 1 3 0 0 1 1 20 10 1 13 2 0 2 0 1 5 0 0 15 10 0 55 22 40.0% 31 2 3.6% 1 1584 67% 77% 28% 188 58%
1972 SFG NL 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 6 0 5 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 2 0 18 10 55.6% 8 0 0.0% 0 479 74% 82% 25% 63 48%
1973 NYM NL 42 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 12 7 0 8 0 0 4 1 0 4 0 0 9 5 0 37 13 35.1% 24 0 0.0% 1 1388 68% 80% 30% 162 64%
22 Seasons 132 2 112 18 22 183 4 36 39 64 1351 811 31 846 135 24 186 73 8 379 87 19 591 459 10 3353 1565 46.7% 1699 92 2.7% 91 99753 63% 80% 28% 12126 57%
MLB Averages 43.0% 2.4% 63% 80% 28% 57%
Lg Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%

Advanced Fielding -- 1B*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA RHB% BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt Frc Tag 3U Tot 1B 2B Hm Rly Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 363 361 36 GB GBs LD LDs LDf bFld bF2O%
1964 SFG NL 33 32 59% 88% 28% 0 0 6 0 5 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
1968 SFG NL 37 32 88% 81% 28% 1 100% 0 9 0 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
1969 SFG NL 38 37 76% 78% 16% 1 100% 0 6 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1970 SFG NL 39 166 61% 80% 23% 13 100% 0 34 5 29 0 5 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
1971 SFG NL 40 1565 58% 82% 29% 106 90% 0 383 21 356 7 47 28 19 5 0 1 11 3 7 1 6 43 1 0 0 42 1 1 1 0 7 100%
1972 NYM NL 41 357 68% 79% 25% 12 75% 0 74 6 68 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 1 100%
1973 NYM NL 42 499 76% 78% 28% 20 90% 0 134 9 123 0 9 1 0 1 0 0 3 1 2 0 2 9 0 0 0 9 2 0 0 0 0
7 Seasons 2688 63% 81% 28% 153 90% 0 646 42 594 9 64 34 22 8 0 1 15 4 10 1 9 61 1 0 0 58 3 2 1 1 8 100%
MLB Averages 63% 80% 27% 94% 86%

Advanced Fielding -- RF*

Errors Assists Single w/ Runner on 1st Single w/ Runner on 2nd Double w/ Runner on 1st Flyout, <2out, Runner on 3rd Flyout, <2out, Runner on 2nd Baserunning Totals
Year Tm Lg Age Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%
1965 SFG NL 34 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 2 40.0% 2 1 20.0% 1 107 72% 81% 22% 14 50%
1966 SFG NL 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 164 55% 84% 22% 12 75%
1968 SFG NL 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 2 66.7% 1 0 0.0% 0 45 64% 93% 24% 4 50%
1969 SFG NL 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 60 78% 87% 25% 6 83%
4 Seasons 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 3 0 1 1 1 0 2 1 0 2 2 0 9 5 55.6% 3 1 11.1% 1 376 65% 85% 23% 36 64%
MLB Averages 41.3% 3.2% 63% 80% 28% 54%

Advanced Fielding -- LF*

Errors Assists Single w/ Runner on 1st Single w/ Runner on 2nd Double w/ Runner on 1st Flyout, <2out, Runner on 3rd Flyout, <2out, Runner on 2nd Baserunning Totals
Year Tm Lg Age Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%
1965 SFG NL 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 2 2 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 37 41% 84% 38% 7 86%
1966 SFG NL 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.0% 1 0 0.0% 0 4 50% 100% 25% 1 100%
2 Seasons 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 3 2 66.7% 1 0 0.0% 0 41 41% 85% 37% 8 88%
MLB Averages 58.5% 2.7% 63% 80% 28% 48%

Advanced Fielding -- SS*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA RHB% BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt Frc Tag Tot 1B 2B Hm Rly Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 643 63 463 163 363 GB GBs GBr LD LDs LDf
1963 SFG NL 32 5 40% 80% 20% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1964 SFG NL 33 10 90% 80% 20% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Seasons 15 73% 80% 20% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLB Averages 63% 80% 27% 91%

Advanced Fielding -- 3B*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA RHB% BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt Frc Tag Tot 1B 2B Hm Rly Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 543 53 GB LD LDs LDf bFld bF2O%
1964 SFG NL 33 25 80% 84% 40% 1 100% 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1 Season 25 80% 84% 40% 1 100% 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLB Averages 63% 80% 27% 89% 64%



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* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Hall of Fame
1979 BBWAA (94.7%)
Selected to HOF in 1979 by BBWAA

All-Star Games
1954 *
1955 *
1956 *
1957 (CF)
1958 (CF)
1959-1 (CF)
1959-2 (CF)
1960-1 (CF)
1960-2 (CF)
1961-1 (CF)
1961-2 (CF)
1962-1 (CF)
1962-2 (CF)
1963 (CF)
1964 (CF)
1965 (CF)
1966 (CF)
1967 *
1968 (CF)
1969 *
1970 (CF)
1971 (CF)
1972 (CF)
1973 *

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1954 NL (1, 84%)
1955 NL (4, 49%)
1956 NL (17, 4%)
1957 NL (4, 52%)
1958 NL (2, 55%)
1959 NL (6, 25%)
1960 NL (3, 34%)
1961 NL (6, 31%)
1962 NL (2, 72%)
1963 NL (5, 36%)
1964 NL (6, 24%)
1965 NL (1, 80%)
1966 NL (3, 40%)
1968 NL (13, 5%)
1971 NL (19, 3%)
2 MVPs
5.94 Career Shares (5th)

Gold Gloves
1957 ML (CF)
1958 NL (CF)
1959 NL (CF)
1960 NL (CF)
1961 NL (OF)
1962 NL (OF)
1963 NL (OF)
1964 NL (OF)
1965 NL (OF)
1966 NL (OF)
1967 NL (OF)
1968 NL (OF)
All multiple winners

Monthly Awards (yr-month lg award)
1958 May NL Player of the Month
1958 September NL Player of the Month
1963 August NL Player of the Month
1965 August NL Player of the Month

Total Zone Runss c a p y
1954 NL  21 (1st)
1960 NL  14 (3rd)
1962 NL  20 (1st)
1964 NL  17 (2nd)
1965 NL  15 (5th)
1966 NL  18 (1st)
Career  173 (11th)

Errors Committed as 1B s c a p y
1971 NL  11 (2nd)

Def. Games as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
1951 NL  121 (4th)
1954 NL  151 (2nd)
1955 NL  152 (2nd)
1956 NL  152 (3rd)
1957 NL  150 (2nd)
1958 NL  151 (2nd)
1959 NL  147 (3rd)
1960 NL  152 (2nd)
1961 NL  153 (1st)
1962 NL  161 (1st)
1963 NL  157 (2nd)
1964 NL  155 (3rd)
1965 NL  147 (4th)
1966 NL  144 (3rd)
1967 NL  134 (5th)
1968 NL  141 (5th)
Career  2,829 (1st)

Putouts as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
1951 NL  349 (3rd)
1954 NL  445 (2nd)
1955 NL  398 (1st)
1956 NL  411 (2nd)
1957 NL  415 (2nd)
1958 NL  429 (2nd)
1959 NL  351 (4th)
1960 NL  391 (2nd)
1961 NL  385 (2nd)
1962 NL  425 (1st)
1963 NL  398 (2nd)
1964 NL  364 (3rd)
1965 NL  323 (4th)
1966 NL  358 (2nd)
1968 NL  302 (5th)
Career  7,039 (1st)

Assists as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
1951 NL  13 (3rd)
1954 NL  13 (2nd)
1955 NL  22 (1st)
1956 NL  14 (1st)
1957 NL  14 (2nd)
1958 NL  15 (2nd)
1959 NL  6 (5th)
1960 NL  11 (1st)
1961 NL  7 (4th)
1963 NL  8 (3rd)
1964 NL  9 (3rd)
1965 NL  10 (2nd)
1966 NL  8 (4th)
1970 NL  6 (5th)
Career  188 (5th)

Errors Committed as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
1951 NL  9 (1st)
1954 NL  7 (3rd)
1955 NL  8 (2nd)
1956 NL  9 (2nd)
1957 NL  9 (1st)
1958 NL  9 (1st)
1959 NL  5 (5th)
1960 NL  8 (1st)
1961 NL  8 (2nd)
1963 NL  8 (1st)
1964 NL  5 (5th)
1965 NL  5 (4th)
1966 NL  7 (4th)
1967 NL  7 (3rd)
1968 NL  7 (3rd)
1971 NL  6 (4th)
Career  138 (3rd)

Double Plays Turned as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
1952 NL  2 (5th)
1954 NL  9 (1st)
1955 NL  8 (1st)
1956 NL  6 (1st)
1957 NL  4 (2nd)
1958 NL  2 (3rd)
1959 NL  2 (3rd)
1960 NL  2 (2nd)
1961 NL  3 (4th)
1964 NL  4 (1st)
1965 NL  4 (1st)
1966 NL  2 (3rd)
1968 NL  2 (4th)
1970 NL  3 (2nd)
1971 NL  1 (5th)
Career  59 (2nd)

Def. Games as OF s c a p y
1955 NL  152 (3rd)
1956 NL  152 (4th)
1957 NL  150 (2nd)
1958 NL  151 (3rd)
1959 NL  147 (4th)
1960 NL  152 (3rd)
1961 NL  153 (2nd)
1962 NL  161 (1st)
1963 NL  157 (5th)
Career  2,842 (3rd)

Putouts as OF s c a p y
1951 NL  353 (4th)
1954 NL  448 (2nd)
1955 NL  407 (2nd)
1956 NL  415 (2nd)
1957 NL  422 (2nd)
1958 NL  429 (2nd)
1959 NL  353 (4th)
1960 NL  392 (2nd)
1961 NL  385 (2nd)
1962 NL  429 (1st)
1963 NL  397 (2nd)
1964 NL  370 (3rd)
1965 NL  337 (4th)
1966 NL  370 (2nd)
Career  7,095 (1st)

Assists as OF s c a p y
1954 NL  13 (4th)
1955 NL  23 (1st)
1956 NL  14 (5th)
1957 NL  14 (2nd)
1958 NL  17 (4th)
1965 NL  13 (4th)
Career  195 (57th)

Errors Committed as OF s c a p y
1951 NL  9 (2nd)
1955 NL  8 (4th)
1957 NL  9 (4th)
1958 NL  9 (2nd)
1960 NL  8 (2nd)
1961 NL  8 (5th)
1963 NL  8 (3rd)
Career  141 (86th)

Double Plays Turned as OF s c a p y
1954 NL  9 (1st)
1955 NL  8 (1st)
1956 NL  6 (1st)
1957 NL  5 (2nd)
1964 NL  4 (2nd)
1965 NL  4 (1st)
1970 NL  3 (5th)
Career  60 (17th)

Total Zone Runs as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
1954 NL  21 (1st)
1955 NL  7 (1st)
1956 NL  13 (2nd)
1958 NL  15 (2nd)
1959 NL  4 (3rd)
1960 NL  14 (1st)
1961 NL  14 (3rd)
1962 NL  20 (1st)
1963 NL  12 (2nd)
1964 NL  18 (2nd)
1965 NL  13 (2nd)
1966 NL  18 (1st)
1967 NL  2 (5th)
1968 NL  3 (3rd)
Career  176 (2nd)

Range Factor/9Inn as CF (s.1954)s c a p y
1951 NL  2.99 (3rd)
1954 NL  3.06 (2nd)
1955 NL  2.78 (2nd)
1956 NL  2.84 (3rd)
1957 NL  2.85 (4th)
1958 NL  2.96 (3rd)
1960 NL  2.68 (3rd)
1962 NL  2.78 (1st)
1963 NL  2.63 (2nd)
1964 NL  2.49 (4th)
1965 NL  2.41 (2nd)
1966 NL  2.64 (1st)
1967 NL  2.35 (5th)
1968 NL  2.45 (4th)
1970 NL  2.41 (5th)

Range Factor/Game as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
1951 NL  2.99 (2nd)
1954 NL  3.03 (2nd)
1955 NL  2.76 (2nd)
1956 NL  2.80 (3rd)
1957 NL  2.86 (2nd)
1958 NL  2.94 (3rd)
1959 NL  2.43 (4th)
1960 NL  2.64 (2nd)
1961 NL  2.56 (4th)
1962 NL  2.68 (1st)
1963 NL  2.59 (2nd)
1964 NL  2.41 (3rd)
1965 NL  2.27 (5th)
1966 NL  2.54 (2nd)
Career  2.55 (84th)

Fielding % as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
1951 NL  .976 (4th)
1954 NL  .985 (2nd)
1955 NL  .981 (4th)
1958 NL  .980 (4th)
1959 NL  .986 (3rd)
1960 NL  .980 (5th)
1961 NL  .980 (4th)
1962 NL  .991 (2nd)
1963 NL  .981 (4th)
1964 NL  .987 (3rd)
1965 NL  .985 (4th)
1966 NL  .981 (2nd)
1967 NL  .976 (5th)
1968 NL  .978 (5th)
1970 NL  .975 (4th)

Total Zone Runs as OF s c a p y
1954 NL  21 (1st)
1955 NL  7 (5th)
1956 NL  13 (3rd)
1958 NL  15 (3rd)
1960 NL  14 (1st)
1961 NL  14 (4th)
1962 NL  20 (1st)
1963 NL  12 (3rd)
1964 NL  18 (2nd)
1965 NL  15 (3rd)
1966 NL  18 (1st)
Career  178 (4th)

Range Factor/9Inn as OFs c a p y
1951 NL  3.01 (3rd)
1954 NL  3.08 (2nd)
1955 NL  2.84 (3rd)
1956 NL  2.87 (4th)
1957 NL  2.90 (3rd)
1958 NL  2.97 (3rd)
1960 NL  2.70 (3rd)
1961 NL  2.64 (5th)
1962 NL  2.81 (1st)
1963 NL  2.62 (2nd)
1964 NL  2.54 (2nd)
1965 NL  2.47 (4th)
1966 NL  2.65 (1st)
1967 NL  2.34 (4th)
1968 NL  2.42 (4th)
1971 NL  2.67 (4th)

Range Factor/Game as OF s c a p y
1951 NL  3.02 (3rd)
1954 NL  3.05 (2nd)
1955 NL  2.83 (3rd)
1956 NL  2.82 (2nd)
1957 NL  2.91 (3rd)
1958 NL  2.95 (3rd)
1959 NL  2.44 (3rd)
1960 NL  2.66 (3rd)
1961 NL  2.56 (3rd)
1962 NL  2.70 (1st)
1963 NL  2.57 (2nd)
1964 NL  2.45 (3rd)
1965 NL  2.32 (3rd)
1966 NL  2.52 (2nd)
Career  2.57 (55th)

Fielding % as OF s c a p y
1954 NL  .985 (4th)
1962 NL  .991 (3rd)
1964 NL  .984 (5th)

Oldest s c a p y
1968 NL  born 1931-05-06 (8th)
1969 NL  born 1931-05-06 (7th)
1970 NL  born 1931-05-06 (5th)
1971 NL  born 1931-05-06 (4th)
1972 NL  born 1931-05-06 (3rd)
1973 NL  born 1931-05-06 (2nd)

Youngest s c a p y
1951 NL  born 1931-05-06 (5th)

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