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Bill Laxton

William Harry Laxton

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: January 5, 1948 in Camden, New Jersey, United States
High School: Audubon HS (Audubon, NJ)

Drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 7th round of the 1966 MLB June Amateur Draft from Audubon HS (Audubon, NJ).

Major League Stats

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
1966 18 -1.4 Salem APPY Rk PIT 1 6 .143 3.66 5.03 10 9 4 1 59.0 41 33 24 3 57 1 79 6 0 7 1.661 6.3 0.5 8.7 12.1 1.39
1967 19 -2.1 Pirates FLIL WRk PIT 2 2 .500 3.40 4.20 12 7 0 0 45.0 27 21 17 0 47 0 51 10 0 4 1.644 5.4 0.0 9.4 10.2 1.09
1967 19 -1.8 Clinton MIDW A PIT 4 9 .308 3.74 4.96 20 15 5 2 89.0 61 49 37 1 83 0 104 10 1 11 1.618 6.2 0.1 8.4 10.5 1.25
1968 20 -2.1 Tidewater CARL A PHI 3 6 .333 4.61 5.74 27 13 2 0 80.0 52 51 41 1 92 0 90 11 0 28 1.800 5.8 0.1 10.4 10.1 0.98
1969 21 -0.5 Phillies FLIN WRk PHI 4 0 1.000 1.06 1.06 7 5 0 1 34.0 17 4 4 0 12 0 36 0 0 3 0.853 4.5 0.0 3.2 9.5 3.00
1969 21 -2.4 Reading EL AA PHI 7 9 .438 3.62 3.87 20 20 5 0 0 107.0 69 46 43 1 105 1 94 4 0 15 1.626 5.8 0.1 8.8 7.9 0.90
1970 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA PHI 7 8 .467 4.23 5.09 24 24 4 1 0 115.0 94 65 54 2 125 2 102 14 1 15 1.904 7.4 0.2 9.8 8.0 0.82
1970 22 -1.2 Reading EL AA PHI 6 5 .545 3.58 4.73 15 15 4 1 0 78.0 58 41 31 2 93 2 63 9 0 11 1.936 6.7 0.2 10.7 7.3 0.68
1970 22 -3.4 Eugene PCL AAA PHI 1 3 .250 5.59 5.84 9 9 0 0 0 37.0 36 24 23 0 32 0 39 5 1 4 1.838 8.8 0.0 7.8 9.5 1.22
1970 22 -5.1 PHI NL MLB PHI 0 0 13.50 13.50 2 0 2 0 0 0 2.0 2 3 3 2 2 0 2 1 0 0 11 2.000 9.0 9.0 9.0 9.0 1.00
1971 23 -4.4 SDP NL MLB SDP 0 2 .000 6.83 8.13 18 0 7 0 0 0 27.2 32 25 21 4 26 0 23 1 1 6 135 2.096 10.4 1.3 8.5 7.5 0.88
1972 24 1.7 Alexandria TL AA SDP 4 6 .400 3.17 3.38 20 15 1 1 1 88.0 69 33 31 3 63 1 88 4 0 4 1.500 7.1 0.3 6.4 9.0 1.40
1973 25 2.2 Alexandria TL AA SDP 9 8 .529 4.13 4.53 25 22 3 1 1 133.0 105 67 61 11 94 2 142 5 0 6 1.496 7.1 0.7 6.4 9.6 1.51
1974 26 3.7 Alexandria TL AA SDP 3 0 1.000 2.40 3.00 13 1 0 0 0 30.0 20 10 8 4 19 0 29 5 0 4 1.300 6.0 1.2 5.7 8.7 1.53
1974 26 -1.2 SDP NL MLB SDP 0 1 .000 4.03 4.43 30 1 7 0 0 0 44.2 37 22 20 5 38 8 40 3 0 4 210 1.679 7.5 1.0 7.7 8.1 1.05
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
1975 27 2.5 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 11 4 .733 2.49 2.56 24 18 5 2 1 130.0 91 37 36 14 56 1 113 3 0 3 1.131 6.3 1.0 3.9 7.8 2.02
1976 28 0.4 DET AL MLB DET 0 5 .000 4.09 4.66 26 3 11 0 0 2 94.2 77 49 43 13 51 1 74 6 2 3 410 1.352 7.3 1.2 4.8 7.0 1.45
1977 29 1.5 2 Teams AL MLB SEA-CLE 3 2 .600 4.96 5.45 45 0 17 0 0 3 74.1 64 45 41 10 41 5 50 4 0 5 325 1.413 7.7 1.2 5.0 6.1 1.22
1977 29 1.5 SEA AL MLB SEA 3 2 .600 4.95 5.45 43 0 16 0 0 3 72.2 62 44 40 10 39 5 49 4 0 3 316 1.390 7.7 1.2 4.8 6.1 1.26
1977 29 1.5 CLE AL MLB CLE 0 0 5.40 5.40 2 0 1 0 0 0 1.2 2 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 2 9 2.400 10.8 0.0 10.8 5.4 0.50
1978 30 2 Teams PCL AAA CLE-SDP 4 6 .400 7.50 8.54 19 13 0 0 0 78.0 98 74 65 10 65 2 43 2 0 9 2.090 11.3 1.2 7.5 5.0 0.66
1978 30 4.8 Portland PCL AAA CLE
1978 30 4.8 Hawaii PCL AAA SDP
MLB (5 seasons) MLB 3 10 .231 4.73 5.33 121 4 44 0 0 5 243.1 212 144 128 34 158 14 189 15 3 18 1091 1.521 7.8 1.3 5.8 7.0 1.20
Minors (10 seasons) Minors 53 62 .461 3.96 4.60 202 150 29 8 3 909.0 700 465 400 50 759 10 884 64 2 102 1.605 6.9 0.5 7.5 8.8 1.16
Other (2 seasons) Other 6 2 .750 2.39 2.85 19 12 0 0 1 79.0 44 25 21 0 59 0 87 10 0 7 1.304 5.0 0.0 6.7 9.9 1.47
All Levels (13 Seasons) 62 74 .456 4.01 4.63 342 166 44 29 8 9 1231.1 956 634 549 84 976 24 1160 89 5 127 1091 1.569 7.0 0.6 7.1 8.5 1.19
A (2 seasons) Minors 7 15 .318 4.15 5.33 47 28 7 2 169.0 113 100 78 2 175 0 194 21 1 39 1.704 6.0 0.1 9.3 10.3 1.11
AA (5 seasons) Minors 29 28 .509 3.59 4.07 93 73 13 3 2 436.0 321 197 174 21 374 6 416 27 0 40 1.594 6.6 0.4 7.7 8.6 1.11
AAA (3 seasons) Minors 16 13 .552 4.56 4.96 52 40 5 2 1 245.0 225 135 124 24 153 3 195 10 1 16 1.543 8.3 0.9 5.6 7.2 1.27
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
1966 18 -1.7 Salem APPY Rk PIT 10 25 23 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 5 .087 .160 .087 .247 2 0 0 0
1967 19 -2.4 Pirates FLIL WRk PIT 12 17 13 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .077 .143 .077 .220 1 1 3 0
1967 19 -2.2 Clinton MIDW A PIT 20 29 25 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 11 .080 .148 .080 .228 2 0 2 0
1968 20 Phillies FLIL WRk PHI
1968 20 -2.5 Tidewater CARL A PHI 27 29 22 1 8 0 0 0 4 0 0 4 7 .364 .462 .364 .825 8 0 3 0
1969 21 -0.1 Phillies FLIN WRk PHI 7 10 9 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 .333 .400 .333 .733 3 0 0 0
1969 21 -2.3 Reading EL AA PHI 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1970 22 -3.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA PHI 24 13 11 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 .182 .308 .182 .490 2 0 0 0
1970 22 -1.3 Reading EL AA PHI 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1970 22 -3.1 Eugene PCL AAA PHI 9 13 11 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 .182 .308 .182 .490 2 0 0 0
1970 22 -5.6 PHI NL MLB PHI 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971 23 -4.5 SDP NL MLB SDP 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1972 24 1.5 Alexandria TL AA SDP 20 35 31 3 8 2 0 0 2 0 0 3 13 .258 .324 .323 .646 10 0 1 0
1973 25 2.3 Alexandria TL AA SDP 30 17 16 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .125 .125 .125 .250 2 0 1 0
1974 26 3.2 Alexandria TL AA SDP 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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
1974 26 -1.1 SDP NL MLB SDP 30 6 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .200 .333 .200 .533 1 0 0 0 0 0
1975 27 2.6 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 24 52 48 4 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 15 .188 .204 .188 .392 9 0 3 0
1976 28 0.5 DET AL MLB DET 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977 29 2 Teams AL MLB CLE-SEA 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977 29 1.5 SEA AL MLB SEA 43 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977 29 1.5 CLE AL MLB CLE 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1978 30 2 Teams PCL AAA CLE-SDP 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1978 30 5.0 Portland PCL AAA CLE
1978 30 5.0 Hawaii PCL AAA SDP
MLB (5 seasons) MLB 121 6 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .200 .333 .200 .533 1 0 0 0 0 0
Minors (10 seasons) Minors 207 200 176 11 33 2 0 0 7 0 0 14 55 .188 .247 .199 .446 35 0 10 0
Other (3 seasons) Other 19 27 22 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 7 4 1 3 0
All Levels (13 Seasons) 347 233 203 11 38 2 0 0 9 0 0 16 65 40 0 1 13 0 0
A (2 seasons) Minors 47 58 47 3 10 0 0 0 4 0 0 6 18 .213 .302 .213 .515 10 0 5 0
AA (5 seasons) Minors 98 52 47 4 10 2 0 0 2 0 0 3 14 .213 .260 .255 .515 12 0 2 0
AAA (3 seasons) Minors 52 65 59 4 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 18 .186 .226 .186 .412 11 0 3 0
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
1966 18 Salem APPY Rk PIT P 10 11 0 6 5 1 .545 0.60
1967 19 Pirates FLIL WRk PIT P 12 8 1 7 0 0 1.000 0.67
1967 19 Clinton MIDW A PIT P 20 21 1 15 5 0 .762 0.80
1968 20 Tidewater CARL A PHI P 27 20 2 15 3 0 .850 0.63
1969 21 Phillies FLIN WRk PHI P 7 7 0 6 1 0 .857 0.86
1969 21 Reading EL AA PHI P 20 32 3 27 2 0 .938 1.50
1970 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA PHI P 24 21 7 12 2 0 .905 0.79
1970 22 Reading EL AA PHI P 15 13 6 6 1 0 .923 0.80
1970 22 Eugene PCL AAA PHI P 9 8 1 6 1 0 .875 0.78
1970 22 PHI NL MLB PHI P 2 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1971 23 SDP NL MLB SDP P 18 28.0 5 1 4 0 0 1.000 1.61 0.28
1972 24 Alexandria TL AA SDP P 20 19 2 16 1 2 .947 0.90
1973 25 Alexandria TL AA SDP 1B 2 17 15 2 0 0 1.000 8.50
1973 25 Alexandria TL AA SDP P 25 27 9 17 1 1 .963 1.04
1974 26 Alexandria TL AA SDP P 13 9 2 7 0 2 1.000 0.69
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
1974 26 SDP NL MLB SDP P 30 45.0 6 2 4 0 0 1.000 1.20 0.20
1975 27 Tidewater IL AAA NYM P 24 14 3 11 0 1 1.000 0.58
1976 28 DET AL MLB DET P 26 95.0 11 4 5 2 0 .818 0.85 0.35
1977 29 2 Teams AL MLB SEA-CLE P 45 75.0 9 3 6 0 0 1.000 1.08 0.20
1977 29 SEA AL MLB SEA P 43 73.0 8 3 5 0 0 1.000 0.99 0.19
1977 29 CLE AL MLB CLE P 2 2.0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 4.50 0.50
1978 30 2 Teams PCL AAA CLE-SDP P 19 14 5 8 1 0 .929 0.68
1978 30 Portland PCL AAA CLE
1978 30 Hawaii PCL AAA SDP
MLB (5 seasons) MLB P 121 245.0 31 10 19 2 0 .935 1.07 0.24
Minors (10 seasons) Minors P 202 188 34 134 20 7 .894 0.83
Other (2 seasons) Other P 19 15 1 13 1 0 .933 0.74
All Levels (13 Seasons) P 342 245.0 234 45 166 23 7 .902 1.07 0.62
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: 0870a2c6

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