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Bill James

William Lawrence James (Seattle Bill)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 196 lb.

Born: March 12, 1892 in Iowa Hill, California, United States
Died: March 10, 1971 in Oroville, California, United States
High School: Union HS (Oroville, CA)
School: St. Mary's College of California (Moraga, CA)

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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
1913 21 -6.0 BSN NL MLB BSN 6 10 .375 2.79 4.98 24 14 7 10 1 0 135.2 134 75 42 4 57 73 7 1 8 590 1.408 8.9 0.3 3.8 4.8 1.28
1914 22 -4.4 BSN NL MLB BSN 26 7 .788 1.90 2.46 46 37 9 30 4 3 332.1 261 91 70 7 118 156 13 1 6 1316 1.140 7.1 0.2 3.2 4.2 1.32
1915 23 -3.7 BSN NL MLB BSN 5 4 .556 3.03 3.69 13 9 3 4 0 0 68.1 68 28 23 3 22 23 2 0 3 287 1.317 9.0 0.4 2.9 3.0 1.05
1917 25 -3.0 Portland PCL AA 7 9 .438 3.94 4.63 27 118.2 120 61 52 51 1.441 9.1 3.9
1919 27 -0.9 BSN NL MLB BSN 0 0 3.38 3.38 1 0 1 0 0 0 5.1 6 2 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 24 1.500 10.1 0.0 3.4 1.7 0.50
1920 28 2 Teams 2 Lgs B-AA 9 12 .429 3.96 4.66 27 0 193.0 209 100 85 62 1.404 9.7 2.9
1920 28 0.3 Beaumont TL B 9 12 .429 3.84 4.55 26 190.0 202 96 81 60 1.379 9.6 2.8
1920 28 0.7 Seattle PCL AA 0 0 12.00 12.00 1 0 3.0 7 4 4 2 3.000 21.0 6.0
1923 31 2.3 Sacramento PCL AA 0 0 20.25 23.62 2 0 2.2 10 7 6 2 4.500 33.8 6.8
1924 32 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA 9 13 .409 4.06 6.42 51 213.0 281 152 96 63 1.615 11.9 2.7
1924 32 4.4 Chattanooga SOUA A 7 11 .389 3.72 6.17 34 162.0 207 111 67 49 1.580 11.5 2.7
1924 32 3.4 Sacramento PCL AA 2 2 .500 5.12 7.24 17 51.0 74 41 29 14 1.725 13.1 2.5
1925 33 4.5 Sacramento PCL AA 0 0 0.00 18.00 1 0 1.0 3 2 0 0 3.000 27.0 0.0
MLB (4 seasons) MLB 37 21 .638 2.28 3.26 84 60 20 44 5 3 541.2 469 196 137 14 199 253 22 2 17 2217 1.233 7.8 0.2 3.3 4.2 1.27
Minors (5 seasons) Minors 25 34 .424 4.07 5.49 108 0 528.1 623 322 239 178 1.516 10.6 3.0
All Levels (9 Seasons) 62 55 .530 3.16 4.36 192 60 20 44 5 3 1070.0 1092 518 376 14 377 253 22 2 17 2217 1.373 9.2 3.2
AA (5 seasons) Minors 9 11 .450 4.64 5.87 48 0 176.1 214 115 91 69 1.605 10.9 3.5
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
1912 20 -7.8 Seattle NWES B 53 132 34 5 0 2 .258 .341 45
1913 21 -6.4 BSN NL MLB BSN 24 50 47 5 12 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 12 .255 .271 .298 .569 14 0 2
1914 22 -5.3 BSN NL MLB BSN 49 135 129 9 33 3 0 0 9 0 0 20 .256 .262 .279 .541 36 1 5
1915 23 -4.6 BSN NL MLB BSN 14 23 21 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 11 .048 .091 .048 .139 1 0 1
1917 25 -2.8 Portland PCL AA 26 40 3 1 0 0 .075 .100 4
1919 27 2 Teams TL B
1919 27 -1.1 Galveston TL B
1919 27 -1.1 Beaumont TL B
1919 27 -1.4 BSN NL MLB BSN 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0
1920 28 0.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs B-AA 28 76 76 15 2 1 0 19
1920 28 0.2 Beaumont TL B 27 76 15 2 1 0 .197 .250 19
1920 28 -0.8 Seattle PCL AA 1
1923 31 1.7 Sacramento PCL AA 10 8 4 2 0 1 .500 1.125 9
1924 32 3.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA 55 80 80 19 2 1 0 .238 .288 23
1924 32 3.2 Chattanooga SOUA A 35 53 7 0 0 0 .132 .132 7
1924 32 3.4 Sacramento PCL AA 20 27 12 2 1 0 .444 .593 16
1925 33 4.5 Sacramento PCL AA 3 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
MLB (4 seasons) MLB 88 210 199 18 46 5 0 0 9 2 0 2 44 .231 .243 .256 .499 51 1 8
Minors (7 seasons) Minors 175 338 338 75 12 2 3 100
All Levels (10 Seasons) 263 548 537 18 121 17 2 3 9 2 0 2 44 151 1 8
B (3 seasons) Minors 80 208 208 49 7 1 2 64
AA (5 seasons) Minors 60 77 77 19 5 1 1 29
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
1913 21 BSN NL MLB BSN P 24 136.0 49 7 35 7 2 .857 2.78 1.75
1914 22 BSN NL MLB BSN P 46 332.0 99 4 85 10 7 .899 2.41 1.93
1915 23 BSN NL MLB BSN P 13 68.0 27 2 25 0 0 1.000 3.57 2.08
1919 27 BSN NL MLB BSN P 1 5.0 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 5.40 3.00
All Levels (4 Seasons) P 84 541.0 178 13 148 17 9 .904 2.68 1.92
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: 2d17e2f3

About the Minor League Data

Historical performance data for professional leagues (affiliated minor leagues, independent minor leagues, fall/winter leagues, and other international leagues) is provided by and licensed from 24-7 Baseball and Chadwick Baseball Bureau. It incorporates the work of many stalwart baseball researchers, including Cliff Blau, Art Cantu, Frank Hamilton, Reed Howard, Kevin Johnson, Bob McConnell, Jack Morris, and Ray Nemec, as well as members of the Minor Leagues Committee of the Society for American Baseball Research.

Perhaps most importantly, it builds upon the seminal work of Ed Washuta, who magnanimously provided the framework to make the whole thing possible.

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