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Charlie Wilson

Charles Woodrow Wilson (Swamp Baby)

Positions: Shortstop and Third Baseman
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 178 lb.

Born: January 13, 1905 in Clinton, SC
School: Presbyterian College (Clinton, SC)(All Transactions)
Debut: April 14, 1931 (Age 26.091, 6,128th in MLB history)   vs. BRO 5 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1932 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Cardinals/Braves 1931-1935

Last Game: June 22, 1935 (Age 30.160)   vs. PHI 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: December 19, 1970 in Rochester, NY
Buried: Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, NY
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Standard Batting

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
1931 26 BSN NL 16 62 58 7 11 4 0 1 11 0 3 5 .190 .230 .310 .540 46 18 0 1 5
1932 27 STL NL 24 100 96 7 19 3 3 1 2 0 3 8 .198 .222 .323 .545 42 31 0 1 6
1933 28 STL NL 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 /6
1935 30 STL NL 16 33 31 1 10 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 .323 .364 .323 .686 83 10 2 0 0 /5
4 Yrs 57 196 186 15 40 7 3 2 14 0 8 16 .215 .247 .317 .565 49 59 2 0 2
162 Game Avg. 162 557 529 43 114 20 9 6 40 0 23 45 .215 .247 .317 .565 49 168 0 6
STL (3 yrs) 41 134 128 8 29 3 3 1 3 0 5 11 .227 .256 .320 .576 51 41 2 0 1
BSN (1 yr) 16 62 58 7 11 4 0 1 11 0 3 5 .190 .230 .310 .540 46 18 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
1931 26 BSN NL 16 62 -4 0 0 0 0 -4 -0.4 2 -2 -0.2 .474 .497 -0.2 0.0 -2 5
1932 27 STL NL 24 100 -8 0 0 1 2 -5 -0.6 3 -2 -0.2 .477 .497 -0.3 0.3 -3 6
1933 28 STL NL 1 1 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .471 .500 -0.0 0.0 -0 /6
1935 30 STL NL 16 33 -1 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 1 1 0.1 .498 .500 0.1 0.0 1 /5
4 Seasons 57 196 -13 0 0 1 2 -10 -1.0 6 -4 -0.4 .482 .498 -0.5 0.3 -5
STL (3 yrs) 41 134 -9 0 0 1 2 -6 -0.6 4 -2 -0.2 .485 .498 -0.3 0.3 -3
BSN (1 yr) 16 62 -4 0 0 0 0 -4 -0.4 2 -2 -0.2 .474 .497 -0.2 0.0 -2

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
1931 26 BSN NL 62 48 4 2.2 101 .192 .190 .282 .230 .340 .310 .398 .540 .737 46 .209 -4.5 -0.4 .447 .172 .121 .0
1932 27 STL NL 100 78 7 2.4 107 .207 .198 .289 .222 .342 .323 .418 .545 .761 42 .228 -8.6 -0.9 .442 .156 .125 .0
1933 28 STL NL 1 1 0 0.0 96 .000 .281 .000 .335 .000 .385 .000 .720 -100 .000 -0.3 -0.0 .000 .000 .000
1935 30 STL NL 33 23 4 4.6 107 .345 .323 .290 .364 .346 .323 .414 .686 .760 83 .497 -0.7 -0.1 .522 .065 .000
4 Yrs 196 150 15 2.7 105 .226 .215 .287 .247 .342 .317 .411 .565 .753 49 .266 -14.1 -1.4 .453 .145 .102 .0
162 Game Avg. 557 426 43 2.7 105 .226 .215 .287 .247 .342 .317 .411 .565 .753 49 .266 -14.1 -1.4 .453 .145 .102
STL (3 yrs) 134 102 11 2.9 107 .241 .227 .289 .256 .343 .320 .417 .576 .760 51 .293 -9.6 -1.0 .455 .133 .094 .0
BSN (1 yr) 62 48 4 2.2 101 .192 .190 .282 .230 .340 .310 .398 .540 .737 46 .208 -4.5 -0.4 .447 .172 .121 .0

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
1931 26 BSN NL 62 1.6% 8.1% 4.8% 8.1% 46% 1.67 11.6 58.0 5.3 1.33 84%
1932 27 STL NL 100 1.0% 8.0% 3.0% 7.0% 37% 2.67 12.0 96.0 48.0 0.93 87%
1933 28 STL NL 1 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.0 0%
1935 30 STL NL 33 0.0% 6.1% 6.1% 0.0% 0% 1.00 15.5 31.0 1.50 88%
4 Yrs 196 1.0% 8.2% 4.1% 6.1% 30% 2.00 11.6 93.0 13.3 1.11 86%
MLB Averages 1.3% 8.3% 8.0% 6.8% 28% 1.04 10.9 70.0 7.9 1.03 80%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
1931 26 BSN NL -4.5 -0.4 54 -0.0 0.9 -0.9 .92 -0.3 0.3 -0.6 -0.1 1.00 -2.6 0
1932 27 STL NL -8.6 -0.9 69 -0.5 1.1 -1.6 1.10 -0.3 -0.1 -6.9 -0.7 0.93 -4.5 0
1933 28 STL NL -0.3 -0.0 1 -0.0 0.0 -0.0 .28 -0.0 -0.0 -0.1 -0.0 0.38 -0.2 0.28 1
1935 30 STL NL -0.7 -0.1 19 0.0 0.3 -0.3 1.29 -0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.92 -0.1 1.96 3
4 Yrs -14.1 -1.4 143 -0.5 2.3 -2.8 1.05 -0.7 0.2 -7.5 -0.7 0.95 -7.5 1.54 4

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
1931 26 BSN NL 2 0 40% 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 60% 3 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 2
1932 27 STL NL 2 0 29% 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0% 2 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0
1933 28 STL NL 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
1935 30 STL NL 0 0 8% 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 75% 3 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1
4 Yrs 4 0 27% 49 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 46% 8 5 3 2 2 0 3 0 3

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
1931 26 BSN NL 52 100% 11 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 6 4 2 50% 33 7 21% 2 2 100% 1 0 0% 10
1932 27 STL NL 68 100% 19 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 16 11 4 36% 34 1 3% 4 1 25% 4 2 50% 32
1933 28 STL NL 1 100% 0 1 0 0 0 0.28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1935 30 STL NL 19 100% 10 3 1 0 1 1.96 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 50% 1 0 0% 13 1 8% 2 0 0% 0 0 14
4 Yrs 140 100% 40 4 1 0 1 1.54 2 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 2 26 2 8% 16 6 38% 80 9 11% 8 3 38% 5 2 40% 56
MLB Averages 48% 4% 37% 16% 55% 60%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1931 26 16 62 58 7 11 4 0 1 11 0 3 5 .190 .230 .310 .540 46 18 0 1
1932 27 40 162 154 14 30 7 3 2 13 0 6 13 .195 .225 .318 .543 43 49 0 2
1933 28 41 163 155 14 30 7 3 2 13 0 6 14 .194 .224 .316 .540 43 49 0 0 2
1934 29 41 163 155 14 30 7 3 2 13 0 6 14 .194 .224 .316 .540 43 49 0 0 2
1935 30 57 196 186 15 40 7 3 2 14 0 8 16 .215 .247 .317 .565 49 59 2 0 2

Neutralized Batting

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 688 total runs (4.25 R/G)
How this works
Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
1931 26 17 64 60 7 11 4 0 1 11 0 3 5 .183 .222 .300 .522 4 16
1932 27 25 102 98 6 18 3 3 1 2 0 3 8 .184 .208 .306 .514 6 24
1933 28 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 1
1935 30 17 33 31 1 9 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 .290 .333 .290 .624 3 16
4 Yrs 60 200 190 14 38 7 3 2 14 0 8 16 .200 .232 .300 .532 13 57
162 Game Avg. 162 540 513 38 103 19 8 5 38 0 22 43 .200 .232 .300 .532 35 57



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Name and misspellings: Charles Swamp Baby charles charley Charlie charly Woodrow Wilson

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