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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

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