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Bill Bruton

William Haron Bruton

Position: Outfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 169 lb.

Born: November 9, 1925 in Panola, Alabama, US
Died: December 5, 1995 in Marshallton, Delaware, US

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Register Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1950 24 1.7 Eau Claire NORL C BSN 128 545 157 25 13 5 .288 .409 223
1951 25 0.7 Denver WL A BSN 133 518 157 18 27 2 .303 .454 235
1952 26 -1.4 Milwaukee AA AAA BSN 154 710 650 130 211 37 7 5 62 30 51 78 .325 .377 .426 .803 277 8 4 5
1953 27 -1.1 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN 151 668 613 82 153 18 14 1 41 26 11 44 100 .250 .306 .330 .636 202 9 6 5
1954 28 0.1 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN 142 619 567 89 161 20 7 4 30 34 13 40 78 .284 .336 .365 .701 207 3 4 8 0
1955 29 1.0 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN 149 685 636 106 175 30 12 9 47 25 11 43 72 .275 .325 .403 .728 256 2 4 2 0 6
1956 30 1.8 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN 147 578 525 73 143 23 15 8 56 8 6 26 63 .272 .304 .419 .723 220 7 1 18 8 11
1957 31 2.7 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN 79 332 306 41 85 16 9 5 30 11 4 19 35 .278 .317 .438 .755 134 2 1 1 5 4
1958 32 3.8 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN 100 361 325 47 91 11 3 3 28 4 1 27 37 .280 .336 .360 .696 117 5 2 4 3 4
1959 33 4.8 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN 133 522 478 72 138 22 6 6 41 13 5 35 54 .289 .338 .397 .735 190 9 1 7 1 2
1960 34 6.1 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN 151 677 629 112 180 27 13 12 54 22 13 41 97 .286 .330 .428 .758 269 4 2 1 4 1
1961 35 6.8 Detroit AL MLB DET 160 668 596 99 153 15 5 17 63 22 6 61 66 .257 .327 .384 .712 229 9 3 5 3 0
1962 36 8.2 Detroit AL MLB DET 147 633 561 90 156 27 5 16 74 14 7 55 67 .278 .346 .430 .776 241 11 5 9 3 0
1963 37 9.3 Detroit AL MLB DET 145 594 524 84 134 21 8 8 48 14 7 59 70 .256 .330 .372 .703 195 6 0 10 1 3
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1964 38 10.5 Detroit AL MLB DET 106 331 296 42 82 11 5 5 33 14 5 32 54 .277 .347 .399 .745 118 6 0 2 1 1
MLB (12 seasons) MLB 1610 6668 6056 937 1651 241 102 94 545 207 89 482 793 .273 .328 .393 .720 2378 73 29 72 29 32
Minors (3 seasons) Minors 415 1773 1713 130 525 80 47 12 62 30 51 78 .306 .429 735 8 4 5
All Levels (15 Seasons) 2025 8441 7769 1067 2176 321 149 106 607 237 89 533 871 .280 .401 3113 81 33 77 29 32
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1952 26 Milwaukee AA AAA BSN OF 154 446 419 22 5 6 .989 2.86
1953 27 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN CF 150
1953 27 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN OF 150 1302.0 421 397 15 9 5 .979 2.85 2.75
1954 28 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN CF 141
1954 28 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN OF 141 1193.0 371 350 14 7 3 .981 2.75 2.58
1955 29 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN CF 149
1955 29 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN OF 149 1307.0 443 412 17 14 6 .968 2.95 2.88
1956 30 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN CF 145
1956 30 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN OF 145 1247.0 414 391 10 13 1 .969 2.89 2.77
1957 31 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN CF 79
1957 31 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN OF 79 690.0 215 206 5 4 2 .981 2.75 2.67
1958 32 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN CF 96
1958 32 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN OF 96 749.0 214 203 6 5 0 .977 2.51 2.18
1959 33 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN CF 133
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1959 33 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN OF 133 1045.0 318 309 6 3 2 .991 2.71 2.37
1960 34 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN CF 149
1960 34 Milwaukee NL MLB MLN OF 149 1317.0 366 351 10 5 3 .986 2.47 2.42
1961 35 Detroit AL MLB DET CF 155
1961 35 Detroit AL MLB DET OF 155 1291.0 419 410 4 5 2 .988 2.89 2.67
1962 36 Detroit AL MLB DET CF 145
1962 36 Detroit AL MLB DET OF 145 1232.0 406 394 5 7 2 .983 2.91 2.75
1963 37 Detroit AL MLB DET CF 138
1963 37 Detroit AL MLB DET OF 138 1159.0 348 339 6 3 3 .991 2.68 2.50
1964 38 Detroit AL MLB DET CF 70
1964 38 Detroit AL MLB DET LF 10
1964 38 Detroit AL MLB DET OF 81 592.0 152 143 7 2 3 .987 2.28 1.85
1964 38 Detroit AL MLB DET RF 1
MLB (12 seasons) MLB CF 1550
MLB (12 seasons) MLB OF 1561 13124.0 4087 3905 105 77 32 .981 2.75 2.57
All Levels (12 Seasons) CF 1550
All Levels (13 Seasons) OF 1715 13124.0 4533 4324 127 82 38 .982 2.75 2.60
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1950 24 Eau Claire Bears Northern League C
1951 25 Denver Bears Western League A
1952 26 Milwaukee Brewers American Association AAA
1953 27 Milwaukee Braves National League MLB 1 1953-04-13 1953-09-26
1954 28 Milwaukee Braves National League MLB 1 1954-04-13 1954-09-26
1955 29 Milwaukee Braves National League MLB 1 1955-04-12 1955-09-25
1956 30 Milwaukee Braves National League MLB 1 1956-04-17 1956-09-30
1957 31 Milwaukee Braves National League MLB 1 1957-04-16 1957-07-11
1958 32 Milwaukee Braves National League MLB 1 1958-05-24 1958-09-28
1959 33 Milwaukee Braves National League MLB 1 1959-04-10 1959-09-29
1960 34 Milwaukee Braves National League MLB 1 1960-04-12 1960-10-02
1961 35 Detroit Tigers American League MLB 1 1961-04-11 1961-10-01
1962 36 Detroit Tigers American League MLB 1 1962-04-09 1962-09-25
1963 37 Detroit Tigers American League MLB 1 1963-04-09 1963-09-29
1964 38 Detroit Tigers American League MLB 1 1964-04-14 1964-10-02

Sabr ID: 66910bf0

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