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Billy Milligan

William Joseph Milligan

Positions: Pitcher and Rightfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Left
Height: 5' 7"

Born: August 19, 1878 in Buffalo, NY (All Transactions)
Debut: April 30, 1901 (Age 22.254)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1904 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Athletics/Giants 1901-1904

Final Game: May 15, 1904 (Age 25.270)
Died: October 14, 1928 in Buffalo, NY
Buried: St. Matthew Cemetery, West Seneca, NY
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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
1901 22 PHA AL 0 3 .000 4.36 6 3 2 2 0 0 33.0 43 24 16 1 14 5 2 0 2 154 87 4.47 1.727 11.7 0.3 3.8 1.4 0.36
1904 25 NYG NL 0 1 .000 5.40 5 1 4 1 0 2 25.0 36 22 15 2 4 6 1 0 0 121 51 3.58 1.600 13.0 0.7 1.4 2.2 1.50
2 Yrs 0 4 .000 4.81 11 4 6 3 0 2 58.0 79 46 31 3 18 11 3 0 2 275 70 4.09 1.672 12.3 0.5 2.8 1.7 0.61
162 Game Avg. 0 18 .000 4.81 50 18 27 14 0 9 263 358 209 141 14 82 50 14 0 9 1247 70 4.09 1.672 12.3 0.5 2.8 1.7 0.61
NYG (1 yr) 0 1 .000 5.40 5 1 4 1 0 2 25.0 36 22 15 2 4 6 1 0 0 121 51 3.58 1.600 13.0 0.7 1.4 2.2 1.50
PHA (1 yr) 0 3 .000 4.36 6 3 2 2 0 0 33.0 43 24 16 1 14 5 2 0 2 154 87 4.47 1.727 11.7 0.3 3.8 1.4 0.36
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
1901 22 PHA AL 33.0 6 3 24 6.55 5.27 -0.01 0.00 103.0 5.44 -3 -0.3 1.0 -0.0 0.0 -0 .450 .498
1904 25 NYG NL 25.0 5 1 22 7.92 3.79 0.53 0.00 100.0 3.27 -13 -1.1 1.0 -0.0 -0.9 -11 .274 .493
2 Seasons 58.0 11 4 46 7.14 4.64 0.22 0.00 101.7 4.50 -16 -1.4 1.0 -0.0 -0.9 -11 .370 .496
NYG (1 yr) 25.0 5 1 22 7.92 3.79 0.53 0.00 100.0 3.27 -13 -1.1 1.0 -0.0 -0.9 -11 .274 .493
PHA (1 yr) 33.0 6 3 24 6.55 5.27 -0.01 0.00 103.0 5.44 -3 -0.3 1.0 -0.0 0.0 -0 .450 .498

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
1901 22 PHA AL 7 17 15 5 5 0 1 1 3 0 1 3 .333 .375 .667 1.042 179 10 0 1 /1O
1904 25 NYG NL 5 11 9 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 .111 .273 .222 .495 51 2 0 0 /1
2 Yrs 12 28 24 7 6 1 1 1 3 0 3 4 .250 .333 .500 .833 134 12 0 1
162 Game Avg. 162 378 324 95 81 14 14 14 41 0 41 54 .250 .333 .500 .833 134 162 0 14
NYG (1 yr) 5 11 9 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 .111 .273 .222 .495 51 2 0 0
PHA (1 yr) 7 17 15 5 5 0 1 1 3 0 1 3 .333 .375 .667 1.042 179 10 0 1

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
1901 22 PHA AL 7 17 1 0 0 0 1 3 0.2 0 3 0.2 .533 .501 0.2 -0.0 3 /1O
1904 25 NYG NL 5 11 -0 0 0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .506 .500 0.0 0.0 0 /1
2 Seasons 12 28 1 0 0 0 2 3 0.3 0 3 0.3 .522 .501 0.3 -0.0 3
NYG (1 yr) 5 11 -0 0 0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .506 .500 0.0 0.0 0
PHA (1 yr) 7 17 1 0 0 0 1 3 0.2 0 3 0.2 .533 .501 0.2 -0.0 3

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
1901 PHA AL 22 P 6 33.0 9 1 8 0 0 1.000 2.45 1.50 .930 3.00 2.90
1901 PHA AL 22 OF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 2.00 0-0-1
1904 NYG NL 25 P 5 25.0 9 1 7 1 0 .889 2.88 1.60 .940 3.02 2.96
2 Seasons P 11 58.0 18 2 15 1 0 .944 2.64 1.55 .935 3.01 2.93
1 Season OF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 2.00 0-0-1
2 Seasons TOT 12 58.0 18 2 15 1 0 .944 2.64 1.42 .935 3.01 2.85 0-0-1
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

Saves s c a p y
1904 NL  2 (5th)

                                         

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkPitching - 3 (2177), Average HOFer ≈ 185
JAWS Starting Pitcher (2935th), -0.7 career WAR/-0.7 7yr-peak WAR/-0.7 JAWS
Average HOF P (out of 59) = 73.4 career WAR/50.2 7yr-peak WAR/61.8 JAWS

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