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Bill Walker

William Henry Walker

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 175 lb.

Born: October 7, 1903 in East St. Louis, IL
High School: East St. Louis HS (East St. Louis, IL)(All Transactions)
Debut: September 13, 1927 (Age 23)
Teams (by GP): Giants/Cardinals 1927-1936

Final Game: September 14, 1936 (Age 32)
Died: June 14, 1966 in East St. Louis, IL
Buried: Valhalla Gardens of Memory, Belleville, IL
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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 Awards
1927 NYG NL 23 P 3 0 0 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 2.25 2.30
1928 NYG NL 24 P 22 8 1 76.1 18 0 17 1 0 .944 2.00 0.77 .966 2.42 2.41
1929 NYG NL 25 P 29 23 13 177.2 36 10 23 3 1 .917 1.67 1.14 .964 2.39 2.35
1930 NYG NL 26 P 39 34 13 245.1 58 10 44 4 1 .931 1.98 1.38 .964 2.21 2.18
1931 NYG NL 27 P 37 28 19 239.1 43 8 31 4 1 .907 1.47 1.05 .959 2.22 2.19
1932 NYG NL 28 P 31 22 9 163.0 51 10 39 2 1 .961 2.71 1.58 .957 2.29 2.29
1933 STL NL 29 P 29 20 6 158.0 55 11 40 4 0 .927 2.91 1.76 .964 2.36 2.33
1934 STL NL 30 P 24 19 10 153.0 32 8 23 1 2 .969 1.82 1.29 .960 2.27 2.24
1935 STL NL 31 P 37 25 8 193.1 50 4 42 4 0 .920 2.14 1.24 .959 2.31 2.28 AS
1936 STL NL 32 P 21 13 4 79.2 27 3 23 1 1 .963 2.94 1.24 .950 2.32 2.31
10 Seasons P 272 192 83 1489.2 370 64 282 24 7 .935 2.09 1.27 .961 2.29 2.28
10 Seasons TOT 272 192 83 1489.2 370 64 282 24 7 .935 2.09 1.27 .961 2.29 2.28
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
1927 NYG NL 23 3 0 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1928 NYG NL 24 22 8 22 22 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1929 NYG NL 25 29 23 29 29 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1930 NYG NL 26 40 34 40 39 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1931 NYG NL 27 37 28 37 37 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1932 NYG NL 28 31 22 31 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1933 STL NL 29 29 20 29 29 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1934 STL NL 30 24 19 24 24 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1935 STL NL 31 38 25 38 37 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1936 STL NL 32 22 13 22 21 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
10 Seasons 275 192 275 272 272 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
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

Errors Committed as P s c a p y
1930 NL  4 (3rd)
1931 NL  4 (3rd)
1933 NL  4 (3rd)
1935 NL  4 (3rd)

Range Factor/9Inn as Ps c a p y
1932 NL  2.71 (5th)

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