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Bill Donovan

William Edward Donovan (Wild Bill)

Positions: Pitcher, Outfielder and Second Baseman
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: October 13, 1876 in Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States
Died: December 9, 1923 in Forsyth, New York, United States

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Register Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1898 21 -4.8 NL MLB 1 6 .143 4.30 7.57 17 7 10 6 0 0 88.0 88 74 42 0 69 36 7 0 12 416 1.784 9.0 0.0 7.1 3.7 0.52
1899 22 -3.6 Richmond ATLL A 17 4 .810 3.96 22 22 22 2 200.0 152 88 128 71 1.400 6.8 5.8 3.2 0.55
1899 22 -4.3 BRO NL MLB BRO 1 2 .333 4.32 7.92 5 2 2 2 0 1 25.0 35 22 12 0 13 11 0 0 1 119 1.920 12.6 0.0 4.7 4.0 0.85
1900 23 -3.1 Hartford EL A 25 14 .641 3.81 40 38 38 5 347.0 303 147 158 142 1.329 7.9 4.1 3.7 0.90
1900 23 -4.1 BRO NL MLB BRO 1 2 .333 6.68 6.68 5 4 1 2 0 0 31.0 36 23 23 0 18 13 3 0 1 145 1.742 10.5 0.0 5.2 3.8 0.72
1901 24 -2.1 BRO NL MLB BRO 25 15 .625 2.77 3.87 45 38 7 36 2 3 351.0 324 151 108 1 152 226 8 0 10 1490 1.356 8.3 0.0 3.9 5.8 1.49
1902 25 -1.8 BRO NL MLB BRO 17 15 .531 2.78 3.69 35 33 2 30 4 1 297.2 250 122 92 1 111 170 7 0 7 1214 1.213 7.6 0.0 3.4 5.1 1.53
1903 26 -0.6 DET AL MLB DET 17 16 .515 2.29 3.05 35 34 1 34 4 0 307.0 247 104 78 3 95 187 5 0 7 1223 1.114 7.2 0.1 2.8 5.5 1.97
1904 27 -0.3 DET AL MLB DET 16 16 .500 2.46 3.41 34 34 0 30 3 0 293.0 251 111 80 5 94 137 10 0 11 1184 1.177 7.7 0.2 2.9 4.2 1.46
1905 28 0.4 DET AL MLB DET 18 15 .545 2.60 3.56 34 32 2 27 5 0 280.2 236 111 81 2 101 135 10 0 4 1137 1.201 7.6 0.1 3.2 4.3 1.34
1906 29 0.8 DET AL MLB DET 9 15 .375 3.15 3.91 25 25 0 22 0 0 211.2 221 92 74 4 72 85 8 0 2 893 1.384 9.4 0.2 3.1 3.6 1.18
1907 30 1.7 DET AL MLB DET 25 4 .862 2.19 3.19 32 28 4 27 3 1 271.0 222 96 66 3 82 123 8 0 2 1073 1.122 7.4 0.1 2.7 4.1 1.50
1908 31 3.0 DET AL MLB DET 18 7 .720 2.08 2.89 29 28 1 25 6 0 242.2 210 78 56 2 53 141 6 0 3 967 1.084 7.8 0.1 2.0 5.2 2.66
1909 32 4.8 DET AL MLB DET 8 7 .533 2.31 3.21 21 17 4 13 4 2 140.1 121 50 36 0 60 76 6 0 4 580 1.290 7.8 0.0 3.8 4.9 1.27
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1910 33 6.2 DET AL MLB DET 17 7 .708 2.44 3.22 26 23 3 20 3 0 206.2 184 74 56 4 61 107 7 0 2 825 1.185 8.0 0.2 2.7 4.7 1.75
1911 34 7.5 DET AL MLB DET 10 9 .526 3.31 4.44 20 19 1 15 1 0 168.1 160 83 62 4 64 81 3 0 3 707 1.331 8.6 0.2 3.4 4.3 1.27
1912 35 7.1 Providence IL AA 2 1 .667 2.00 3.00 3 3 27.0 25 9 6 11 1.333 8.3 3.7
1912 35 8.8 DET AL MLB DET 1 0 1.000 0.90 1.80 3 1 2 0 0 0 10.0 5 2 1 0 2 6 1 0 0 37 0.700 4.5 0.0 1.8 5.4 3.00
1913 36 9.1 Providence IL AA 3 2 .600 3.27 5.44 9 4 41.1 49 25 15 20 1.669 10.7 4.4
1914 37 12.1 Providence IL AA 0 1 .000 5.46 6.61 8 1 31.1 41 23 19 12 1.691 11.8 3.4
1915 38 12.9 NYY AL MLB NYY 0 3 .000 4.81 4.81 9 1 7 0 0 0 33.2 35 18 18 1 10 17 1 0 0 137 1.337 9.4 0.3 2.7 4.5 1.70
1916 39 13.2 NYY AL MLB NYY 0 0 0.00 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5 2.000 9.0 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.00
1918 41 14.1 DET AL MLB DET 1 0 1.000 1.50 1.50 2 1 1 0 0 0 6.0 5 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 23 1.000 7.5 0.0 1.5 1.5 1.00
1920 43 17.5 Jersey City IL AA 0 1 .000 9.00 11.57 2 1 7.0 13 9 7 5 2.571 16.7 6.4
1923 46 19.6 New Haven EL A 1 0 1.000 2.65 5.82 5 17.0 21 11 5 10 1.824 11.1 5.3
MLB (18 seasons) MLB 185 139 .571 2.69 3.68 378 327 49 289 35 8 2964.2 2631 1212 886 30 1059 1552 90 0 69 12175 1.245 8.0 0.1 3.2 4.7 1.47
Minors (7 seasons) Minors 48 23 .676 4.19 89 69 60 7 670.2 604 312 52 344 213 1.414 8.1 4.6
All Levels (22 Seasons) 233 162 .590 3.77 467 396 49 349 42 8 3635.1 3235 1524 938 30 1403 1765 90 0 69 12175 1.276 8.0 3.5
A (3 seasons) Minors 43 18 .705 3.93 67 60 60 7 564.0 476 246 5 296 213 1.369 7.6 4.7
AA (4 seasons) Minors 5 5 .500 3.97 5.57 22 9 106.2 128 66 47 48 1.650 10.8 4.0
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

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
1897 20 Waterbury CTST F
1898 21 -7.1 NL MLB 39 110 103 11 17 2 2 2 8 2 4 28 .165 .211 .282 .493 29 2 1
1899 22 -5.8 Richmond ATLL A 30 96 12 23 2 2 1 3 .240 .333 32 2
1899 22 -5.9 BRO NL MLB BRO 5 13 13 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .231 .231 .308 .538 4 0 0
1900 23 -5.2 Hartford EL A 65 223 30 65 14 3 2 6 .291 .408 91 7
1900 23 -5.5 BRO NL MLB BRO 5 13 13 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
1901 24 -4.2 BRO NL MLB BRO 46 151 135 16 23 3 0 2 13 1 8 27 .170 .217 .237 .454 32 0 8
1902 25 -3.0 BRO NL MLB BRO 48 174 161 16 28 3 2 1 16 7 9 26 .174 .227 .236 .463 38 2 2
1903 26 -2.6 DET AL MLB DET 40 137 124 11 30 3 2 0 12 3 4 34 .242 .266 .298 .564 37 0 9
1904 27 -2.0 DET AL MLB DET 46 148 140 12 38 2 1 1 6 2 3 41 .271 .287 .321 .608 45 0 5
1905 28 -0.9 DET AL MLB DET 44 156 130 16 25 4 0 0 5 8 12 28 .192 .266 .223 .489 29 1 13
1906 29 0.3 DET AL MLB DET 28 96 91 5 11 0 1 0 0 6 1 32 .121 .130 .143 .273 13 0 4
1907 30 1.0 DET AL MLB DET 37 119 109 20 29 7 2 0 19 4 6 34 .266 .304 .367 .671 40 0 4
1908 31 2.3 DET AL MLB DET 30 93 82 5 13 1 0 0 2 2 10 26 .159 .250 .171 .421 14 0 1
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
1909 32 4.0 DET AL MLB DET 22 53 45 6 9 0 0 0 1 0 2 9 .200 .250 .200 .450 9 1 5
1910 33 5.6 DET AL MLB DET 26 76 69 6 10 1 0 0 2 0 5 24 .145 .203 .159 .362 11 0 2
1911 34 6.8 DET AL MLB DET 24 72 60 11 12 3 1 1 6 1 11 20 .200 .324 .333 .657 20 0 1
1912 35 6.5 Providence IL AA
1912 35 8.4 DET AL MLB DET 6 14 13 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .077 .143 .077 .220 1 0 0
1913 36 8.3 Providence IL AA 15 24 7 0 1 0 .292 .375 9
1914 37 9.9 Providence IL AA 10 15 4 0 0 0 .267 .267 4
1915 38 11.7 NYY AL MLB NYY 10 13 12 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .083 .154 .083 .237 1 0 0
1916 39 12.1 NYY AL MLB NYY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1918 41 13.1 DET AL MLB DET 2 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0 0
1920 43 15.7 Jersey City IL AA
1922 45 18.1 New Haven EL A
1923 46 18.9 New Haven EL A 5
MLB (18 seasons) MLB 459 1440 1302 142 251 30 11 7 92 36 0 77 342 .193 .241 .249 .490 324 6 55
Minors (9 seasons) Minors 125 367 358 42 99 16 6 3 9 136 9
All Levels (24 Seasons) 584 1807 1660 184 350 46 17 10 92 45 0 77 342 460 6 64
A (4 seasons) Minors 100 328 319 42 88 16 5 3 9 123 9
AA (4 seasons) Minors 25 39 39 11 0 1 0 13
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 21 NL MLB 2B 1 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1898 21 NL MLB CF 6
1898 21 NL MLB LF 6
1898 21 NL MLB OF 20 158.0 45 38 4 3 3 .933 2.39 2.10
1898 21 NL MLB P 17 88.0 26 6 17 3 2 .885 2.35 1.35
1898 21 NL MLB RF 8
1898 21 NL MLB SS 1 5.0 4 1 1 2 1 .500 3.60 2.00
1899 22 Richmond ATLL A 1B 2
1899 22 Richmond ATLL A 2B 1
1899 22 Richmond ATLL A P 22
1899 22 Richmond ATLL A RF 4
1899 22 BRO NL MLB BRO P 5 25.0 7 1 5 1 0 .857 2.16 1.20
1900 23 Hartford EL A 2B 3
1900 23 Hartford EL A CF 1
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
1900 23 Hartford EL A LF 13
1900 23 Hartford EL A P 40
1900 23 Hartford EL A RF 7
1900 23 BRO NL MLB BRO P 5 31.0 12 0 12 0 0 1.000 3.48 2.40
1901 24 BRO NL MLB BRO P 45 351.0 96 14 75 7 5 .927 2.28 1.98
1902 25 BRO NL MLB BRO 1B 8 79.0 95 87 7 1 3 .989 10.71 11.75
1902 25 BRO NL MLB BRO 2B 1 8.0 5 2 3 0 0 1.000 5.62 5.00
1902 25 BRO NL MLB BRO LF 2
1902 25 BRO NL MLB BRO OF 4 39.0 9 8 0 1 0 .889 1.85 2.00
1902 25 BRO NL MLB BRO P 35 298.0 96 20 71 5 2 .948 2.75 2.60
1902 25 BRO NL MLB BRO RF 2
1903 26 DET AL MLB DET 2B 1 2.0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 4.50 1.00
1903 26 DET AL MLB DET CF 1
1903 26 DET AL MLB DET OF 1 13.0 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 2.08 3.00
1903 26 DET AL MLB DET P 35 307.0 96 25 65 6 2 .938 2.64 2.57
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
1903 26 DET AL MLB DET SS 2 8.0 5 0 3 2 1 .600 3.38 1.50
1904 27 DET AL MLB DET 1B 8 44.0 53 52 0 1 1 .981 10.64 6.50
1904 27 DET AL MLB DET OF 1 10.0 2 0 0 2 0 .000 0.00 0.00
1904 27 DET AL MLB DET P 34 293.0 121 28 89 4 2 .967 3.59 3.44
1904 27 DET AL MLB DET RF 1
1905 28 DET AL MLB DET 2B 2 8.0 5 2 2 1 0 .800 4.50 2.00
1905 28 DET AL MLB DET LF 7
1905 28 DET AL MLB DET OF 8 55.0 14 10 4 0 0 1.000 2.29 1.75
1905 28 DET AL MLB DET P 34 281.0 89 16 67 6 3 .933 2.66 2.44
1905 28 DET AL MLB DET RF 1
1906 29 DET AL MLB DET 2B 3 12.0 9 5 3 1 0 .889 6.00 2.67
1906 29 DET AL MLB DET CF 1
1906 29 DET AL MLB DET OF 1 10.0 2 1 0 1 0 .500 0.90 1.00
1906 29 DET AL MLB DET P 25 212.0 76 11 62 3 1 .961 3.10 2.92
1907 30 DET AL MLB DET P 32 271.0 73 13 56 4 0 .945 2.29 2.16
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
1908 31 DET AL MLB DET P 29 243.0 60 16 39 5 0 .917 2.04 1.90
1909 32 DET AL MLB DET P 21 140.0 39 9 29 1 1 .974 2.44 1.81
1910 33 DET AL MLB DET P 26 207.0 44 9 33 2 2 .955 1.83 1.62
1911 34 DET AL MLB DET P 20 168.0 31 4 25 2 0 .935 1.55 1.45
1912 35 DET AL MLB DET 1B 2 7.0 6 5 0 1 0 .833 6.43 2.50
1912 35 DET AL MLB DET OF 2 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1912 35 DET AL MLB DET P 3 10.0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.90 0.33
1912 35 DET AL MLB DET RF 2
1915 38 NYY AL MLB NYY P 9 34.0 8 1 7 0 0 1.000 2.12 0.89
1916 39 NYY AL MLB NYY P 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1918 41 DET AL MLB DET P 2 6.0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.50 0.50
MLB (3 seasons) MLB 1B 18 130.0 154 144 7 3 4 .981 10.45 8.39
MLB (5 seasons) MLB 2B 8 32.0 20 9 9 2 0 .900 5.06 2.25
MLB (3 seasons) MLB CF 8
MLB (3 seasons) MLB LF 15
MLB (7 seasons) MLB OF 37 287.0 75 58 10 7 3 .907 2.13 1.84
MLB (18 seasons) MLB P 378 2966.0 876 173 654 49 20 .944 2.51 2.19
MLB (5 seasons) MLB RF 14
MLB (2 seasons) MLB SS 3 13.0 9 1 4 4 2 .556 3.46 1.67
Minors (2 seasons) Minors 2B 4
Minors (2 seasons) Minors P 62
Minors (2 seasons) Minors RF 11
All Levels (4 Seasons) 1B 20 130.0 154 144 7 3 4
All Levels (7 Seasons) 2B 12 32.0 20 9 9 2 0
All Levels (4 Seasons) CF 9
All Levels (4 Seasons) LF 28
All Levels (7 Seasons) OF 37 287.0 75 58 10 7 3 .907 2.13 1.84
All Levels (18 Seasons) P 440 2966.0 876 173 654 49 20
All Levels (7 Seasons) RF 25
All Levels (2 Seasons) SS 3 13.0 9 1 4 4 2 .556 3.46 1.67
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1913 36 Providence IL AA 1 of 1
1914 37 Providence IL AA 1 of 1
1915 38 New York AL MLB NYY 1 of 1 154 69 83 .454
1916 39 New York AL MLB NYY 1 of 1 156 80 74 .519
1917 40 New York AL MLB NYY 1 of 1 155 71 82 .464
1919 42 Jersey City IL AA 1 of 1
1920 43 Jersey City IL AA 1 of 1
1921 44 Philadelphia NL MLB PHI 1 of 2 154 51 103 .331
1922 45 New Haven EL A 1 of 1
1923 46 New Haven EL A 1 of 1
10 Seasons 619 271 342 .442
MLB (4 seasons) 619 271 342 .442
AA (4 seasons)
A (2 seasons)

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: 55c38ae8

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