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Bill Byers

James William Byers

Position: Catcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 7", Weight: 210 lb.

Born: October 3, 1877 in Bridgeton, Indiana, United States
Died: September 8, 1948 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Major League Stats

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
1896 18 Logansport INSL N/A
1898 20 -6.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs B 37 151 151 26 50 13 4 0 5 .331 .470 71 0
1898 20 -6.8 New Orleans SOUA B 22 92 19 32 5 4 0 2 .348 .489 45
1898 20 -5.3 Dayton ISLG B 15 59 7 18 8 0 0 3 .305 .441 26 0
1899 21 -7.2 4 Teams 3 Lgs F-C-A 112 441 438 74 127 18 5 0 8 .290 108 3
1899 21 -6.0 Bristol CTLG F 42 161 36 47 1 .292
1899 21 -8.8 New Orleans SOUA C 38 154 19 40 10 2 0 2 .260 .351 54 1
1899 21 -6.7 Paterson ATLL A 28 109 17 36 6 3 0 5 .330 .440 48 2
1899 21 -6.7 Newark ATLL A 4 14 2 4 2 0 0 0 .286 .429 6 0
1900 22 -4.7 2 Teams 2 Lgs D-A 32 112 112 12 26 5 1 1 0 .232 .321 36 0
1900 22 2 Teams ATLL N/A
1900 22 Jersey City ATLL N/A
1900 22 Philadelphia/Harrisburg ATLL N/A
1900 22 -4.3 Portsmouth VIRL D 24 87 11 23 5 1 1 0 .264 .379 33
1900 22 -6.2 Syracuse EL A 8 25 1 3 0 0 0 0 .120 .120 3 0
1901 23 2 Teams WA A
1901 23 -5.3 Marion WA A
1901 23 -5.3 Matthews WA A
1902 24 -4.5 Minneapolis AA Ind 85 278 78 15 4 0 .281 .363 101
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
1903 25 -3.0 Seattle PCL Ind 72 248 83 25 4 1 .335 .480 119
1904 26 -2.2 Baltimore EL A 55 181 45 2 2 0 .249 .282 51
1904 26 -1.9 STL NL MLB STL 19 62 60 3 13 0 0 0 4 0 1 2 .217 .230 .217 .446 13 0 1
1905 27 -1.6 Baltimore EL A 91 295 96 15 5 1 .325 .420 124
1906 28 -0.7 Baltimore EL A 94 305 76 16 6 0 .249 .341 104
1907 29 1.6 Baltimore EL A 70 221 72 12 3 0 .326 .407 90
1908 30 2.1 Baltimore EL A 74 246 63 8 4 1 .256 .333 82
1909 31 2.0 Baltimore EL A 104 340 91 12 4 0 .268 .326 111
1910 32 2.9 Baltimore EL A 79 213 52 8 1 1 .244 .305 65
1911 33 4.6 Baltimore EL A 43 85 14 1 0 0 .165 .176 15
Minors (12 seasons) Minors 791 2590 2587 112 712 110 35 4 13 857 3
Other (4 seasons) Other 157 526 526 161 40 8 1 220
All Levels (15 Seasons) 967 3178 3173 115 886 150 43 5 4 13 1 2 1090 0 4
N/A (2 seasons) Other
Ind (2 seasons) Other 157 526 526 161 40 8 1 .306 .418 220
B (1 season) Minors 37 151 151 26 50 13 4 0 5 .331 .470 71 0
A (11 seasons) Minors 650 2036 2034 20 552 82 28 3 5 699 2
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
1898 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs B C 36
1898 20 Dayton ISLG B 2B 1
1898 20 Dayton ISLG B C 14
1898 20 New Orleans SOUA B C 22
1899 21 3 Teams 2 Lgs F-A C 73
1899 21 Bristol CTLG F C 42
1899 21 Paterson ATLL A
1899 21 Newark ATLL A
1900 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs D-A C 32
1900 22 Portsmouth VIRL D C 24
1900 22 Syracuse EL A C 8
1901 23 2 Teams WA A C 56 299 229 58 12 .960 5.13
1901 23 Marion WA A
1901 23 Matthews WA A
1904 26 STL NL MLB STL 1B 1 5.0 7 6 0 1 0 .857 10.80 6.00
1904 26 STL NL MLB STL C 16 148.0 102 84 15 3 1 .971 6.02 6.19 1 24 10 29%
1906 28 Baltimore EL A C 94 509 400 92 17 .967 5.23
Minors (5 seasons) Minors C 291 808 629 150 29
All Levels (6 Seasons) C 307 148.0 910 713 165 32 1 1 24 10 29%
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1923 45 Paris ETXL D 1 of 2
1 Season

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Sabr ID: 7bf6e02c

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