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Bill Keister

William Hoffman Keister (Wagon Tongue)

Positions: Shortstop, Second Baseman and Third Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 5", Weight: 168 lb.

Born: August 17, 1871 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: August 19, 1924 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 24 -2.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs A 11 45 45 13 16 3 1 0 2 21
1896 24 -2.5 New Haven ATLL A 11 45 13 16 3 1 0 2 .356 .467 21
1896 24 Scranton EL A
1896 24 -4.1 NL MLB 15 63 58 8 14 3 0 0 5 4 3 5 .241 .302 .293 .595 17 2 0
1897 25 -2.5 Paterson ATLL B 132 557 117 186 33 16 5 34 .334 .478 266 2
1898 26 -1.8 Rochester/Ottawa EL A
1898 26 -1.8 Rochester/Ottawa EL A
1898 26 -2.1 BSN NL MLB BSN 10 30 30 5 5 2 0 0 4 0 0 3 .167 .167 .233 .400 7 0 0
1899 27 -0.9 NL MLB 136 563 523 96 172 22 16 3 73 33 16 16 .329 .368 .449 .817 235 16 8
1900 28 -0.5 STL NL MLB STL 126 539 497 78 149 26 10 1 72 32 25 15 .300 .347 .398 .745 198 11 6
1901 29 1.0 NYY AL MLB NYY 115 472 442 78 145 20 21 2 93 24 18 23 .328 .365 .482 .847 213 8 4
1902 30 1.4 WSH AL MLB WSH 119 515 483 82 145 33 9 9 90 27 14 22 .300 .329 .462 .791 223 7 11
1903 31 2.9 PHI NL MLB PHI 100 429 400 53 128 27 7 3 63 11 14 32 .320 .352 .445 .797 178 6 9
1904 32 3.8 Jersey City EL A 134 530 145 25 6 2 .274 .355 188
1905 33 4.4 Jersey City EL A 134 520 151 22 6 3 .290 .373 194
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
1906 34 5.3 Jersey City EL A 118 418 105 15 5 2 .251 .325 136
1907 35 7.6 Jersey City EL A 90 311 78 10 4 0 .251 .309 96
1908 36 8.1 Buffalo EL A 85 244 60 8 4 0 .246 .311 76
1909 37 8.2 Wilkes-Barre NYSL B 142 555 133 .240
1910 38 10.8 Williamsport TRIS B 110 394 111 16 8 3 .282 .386 152
MLB (7 seasons) MLB 621 2611 2433 400 758 133 63 18 400 131 90 116 .312 .349 .440 .789 1071 50 38
Minors (10 seasons) Minors 956 3576 3574 130 985 132 50 15 36 1129 2
All Levels (15 Seasons) 1577 6187 6007 530 1743 265 113 33 400 167 90 116 2200 50 40
B (3 seasons) Minors 384 1508 1506 117 430 49 24 8 34 .286 418 2
A (7 seasons) Minors 572 2068 2068 13 555 83 26 7 2 711
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
1896 24 NL MLB 2B 8 49.0 26 10 14 2 1 .923 4.41 3.00
1896 24 NL MLB 3B 6 55.0 25 6 13 6 1 .760 3.11 3.17
1897 25 Paterson ATLL B SS 132
1898 26 Rochester/Ottawa EL A
1898 26 Rochester/Ottawa EL A
1898 26 BSN NL MLB BSN 2B 4 20.0 13 4 9 0 1 1.000 5.85 3.25
1898 26 BSN NL MLB BSN OF 1 14.0 4 3 1 0 0 1.000 2.57 4.00
1898 26 BSN NL MLB BSN RF 1
1898 26 BSN NL MLB BSN SS 4 14.0 9 3 6 0 1 1.000 5.79 2.25
1899 27 NL MLB 2B 46 350.0 224 94 117 13 11 .942 5.43 4.59
1899 27 NL MLB LF 1
1899 27 NL MLB OF 1 10.0 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 2.70 3.00
1899 27 NL MLB SS 90 755.0 505 169 283 53 25 .895 5.39 5.02
1900 28 STL NL MLB STL 2B 116 996.0 562 206 315 41 26 .927 4.71 4.49
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 28 STL NL MLB STL 3B 3 29.0 14 4 9 1 0 .929 4.03 4.33
1900 28 STL NL MLB STL SS 7 58.0 43 14 21 8 1 .814 5.43 5.00
1901 29 NYY AL MLB NYY SS 112 943.0 650 231 322 97 30 .851 5.28 4.94
1902 30 WSH AL MLB WSH 2B 40 353.0 229 97 121 11 9 .952 5.56 5.45
1902 30 WSH AL MLB WSH 3B 14 111.0 52 14 28 10 1 .808 3.41 3.00
1902 30 WSH AL MLB WSH CF 12
1902 30 WSH AL MLB WSH OF 65 561.0 136 115 9 12 3 .912 1.99 1.91
1902 30 WSH AL MLB WSH RF 53
1902 30 WSH AL MLB WSH SS 2 18.0 12 3 8 1 1 .917 5.50 5.50
1903 31 PHI NL MLB PHI OF 100 832.0 168 136 22 10 1 .940 1.71 1.58
1903 31 PHI NL MLB PHI RF 100
1906 34 Jersey City EL A 2B 109 492 190 273 29 .941 4.25
1909 37 Wilkes-Barre NYSL B OF 74
MLB (5 seasons) MLB 2B 214 1768.0 1054 411 576 67 48 .936 5.02 4.61
MLB (3 seasons) MLB 3B 23 195.0 91 24 50 17 2 .813 3.42 3.22
MLB (4 seasons) MLB OF 167 1417.0 311 256 33 22 4 .929 1.84 1.73
MLB (3 seasons) MLB RF 154
MLB (5 seasons) MLB SS 215 1788.0 1219 420 640 159 58 .870 5.34 4.93
Minors (2 seasons) Minors SS 134
All Levels (6 Seasons) 2B 323 1768.0 1546 601 849 96 48 .938 5.02 4.49
All Levels (4 Seasons) 3B 118 195.0 91 24 50 17 2
All Levels (5 Seasons) OF 241 1417.0 311 256 33 22 4
All Levels (3 Seasons) RF 154
All Levels (6 Seasons) SS 349 1788.0 1219 420 640 159 58
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: 9f31dbcc

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