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Bill Mountjoy

William Henry Mountjoy (Medicine Bill)

Positions: Pitcher and Outfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 6", Weight: 150 lb.

Born: December 11, 1858 in London, Ontario, Canada(All Transactions)
Debut: September 29, 1883 (Age 24.292, 681st in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1884 season [*]
Teams (by GP): RedStockings/Orioles 1883-1885

Last Game: August 18, 1885 (Age 26.250)
Died: May 19, 1894 in London, Ontario, Canada
Buried: Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London, Ontario, Canada
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Standard Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG G Awards
1883 CIN AA 24 P 1 8.0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.12 1.00 .850 2.36 2.30
1884 CIN AA 25 P 33 289.0 74 13 55 6 2 .919 2.12 2.06 .829 2.28 2.21
1884 CIN AA 25 OF 2 3 2 1 0 1 1.000 1.50 .847 1.65 0-1-1
1885 TOT AA 26 P 23 206.2 45 3 37 5 1 .889 1.74 1.74 .878 1.90 1.88
1885 CIN AA 26 P 17 153.2 30 2 25 3 0 .900 1.58 1.59 .878 1.90 1.88
1885 BAL AA 26 P 6 53.0 15 1 12 2 1 .867 2.21 2.17 .878 1.90 1.88
1885 BAL AA 26 OF 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 .880 1.90 0-1-0
3 Seasons P 57 503.2 120 16 93 11 3 .908 1.95 1.91 .848 2.12 2.08
2 Seasons OF 3 4 3 1 0 1 1.000 1.33 .855 1.73 0-2-1
3 Seasons TOT 60 503.2 124 19 94 11 4 .911 1.95 1.88 .848 2.12 2.06 0-2-1
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

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
1883 CIN AA 24 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1884 CIN AA 25 34 34 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0
1885 CIN AA 26 17 17 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1885 BAL AA 26 7 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
3 Seasons 59 59 57 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 0
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.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Fielding % as P s c a p y
1884 AA  .919 (5th)

                                         

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Name and misspellings: Medicine William Bill billy Henry Will William Mountjoy

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