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Bill Russell

William Ellis Russell (Ropes)

Positions: Outfielder and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 175 lb.

Born: October 21, 1948 in Pittsburg, Kansas, US
High School: Pittsburg HS (Pittsburg, KS)
School: Pittsburg State University (Pittsburg, KS)

Drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 9th round of the 1966 MLB June Amateur Draft from Pittsburg HS (Pittsburg, KS).

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
1966 17 -2.4 Ogden PION Rk LAD 39 97 87 19 31 5 1 3 21 4 0 7 19 .356 .402 .540 .942 47 1 0 2
1967 18 -3.2 Dubuque MIDW A LAD 67 287 263 29 58 11 1 5 21 6 5 18 58 .221 .269 .327 .596 86 1 1 4
1968 19 -2.5 Bakersfield CALL A LAD 115 485 439 76 123 16 3 17 55 23 5 34 106 .280 .336 .446 .783 196 5 3 4
1969 20 -0.6 Dodgers AZIL WRk LAD 28 105 93 16 33 4 4 0 15 11 3 11 16 .355 .419 .484 .903 45 0 0 1
1969 20 -7.4 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD 98 238 212 35 48 6 2 5 15 4 1 22 45 .226 .301 .344 .645 73 3 1 2 1 1
1970 21 -4.1 Spokane PCL AAA LAD 55 255 237 48 86 13 5 3 30 12 3 11 26 .363 .397 .498 .895 118 3 3 1
1970 21 -6.6 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD 81 304 278 30 72 11 9 0 28 9 1 16 28 .259 .303 .363 .667 101 5 3 4 3 1
1971 22 -5.5 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD 91 223 211 29 48 7 4 2 15 6 3 11 39 .227 .265 .327 .592 69 2 0 0 1 2
1972 23 -4.2 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD 129 477 434 47 118 19 5 4 34 14 7 34 64 .272 .326 .366 .693 159 4 2 5 2 9
1973 24 -3.3 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD 162 666 615 55 163 26 3 4 56 15 7 34 63 .265 .301 .337 .638 207 9 1 9 7 20
1974 25 -2.1 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD 160 625 553 61 149 18 6 5 65 14 5 53 53 .269 .336 .351 .686 194 18 4 11 4 25
1975 26 -1.2 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD 84 282 252 24 52 9 2 0 14 5 0 23 28 .206 .277 .258 .535 65 6 2 4 1 6
1976 27 -0.6 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD 149 590 554 53 152 17 3 5 65 15 5 21 46 .274 .301 .343 .644 190 14 3 6 6 9
1977 28 0.6 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD 153 673 634 84 176 28 6 4 51 16 7 24 43 .278 .304 .360 .664 228 23 2 9 4 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
1978 29 1.2 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD 155 672 625 72 179 32 4 3 46 10 6 30 34 .286 .320 .365 .684 228 17 2 12 3 8
1979 30 1.7 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD 153 670 627 72 170 26 4 7 56 6 9 24 43 .271 .297 .359 .656 225 20 1 14 4 2
1980 31 2.5 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD 130 500 466 38 123 23 2 3 34 13 2 18 44 .264 .295 .341 .636 159 6 3 12 1 0
1981 32 3.6 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD 82 290 262 20 61 9 2 0 22 2 1 19 20 .233 .284 .282 .567 74 13 1 5 3 3
1982 33 4.5 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD 153 576 497 64 136 20 2 3 46 10 2 63 30 .274 .357 .340 .697 169 14 4 8 4 11
1983 34 5.5 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD 131 502 451 47 111 13 1 1 30 13 9 33 31 .246 .302 .286 .588 129 5 4 12 2 4
1984 35 6.5 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD 89 298 262 25 70 12 1 0 19 4 4 25 24 .267 .329 .321 .649 84 7 0 9 2 1
1985 36 7.3 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD 76 192 169 19 44 6 1 0 13 4 0 18 9 .260 .333 .308 .641 52 2 1 3 1 1
1986 37 8.5 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD 105 242 216 21 54 11 0 0 18 7 0 15 23 .250 .302 .301 .603 65 6 2 7 2 2
MLB (18 seasons) MLB 2181 8020 7318 796 1926 293 57 46 627 167 69 483 667 .263 .310 .338 .648 2471 174 36 132 51 106
Minors (4 seasons) Minors 276 1124 1026 172 298 45 10 28 127 45 13 70 209 .290 .338 .436 .774 447 10 7 11
All Levels (21 Seasons) 2485 9249 8437 984 2257 342 71 74 769 223 85 564 892 .268 .315 .351 .666 2963 174 46 139 63 106
A (2 seasons) Minors 182 772 702 105 181 27 4 22 76 29 10 52 164 .258 .311 .402 .713 282 6 4 8
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 17 Ogden PION Rk LAD OF 27 30 25 3 2 0 .933 1.04
1967 18 Dubuque MIDW A LAD OF 66 119 98 11 10 1 .916 1.65
1968 19 Bakersfield CALL A LAD OF 114 284 255 22 7 4 .975 2.43
1969 20 Dodgers AZIL WRk LAD 3B 15 44 13 28 3 2 .932 2.73
1969 20 Dodgers AZIL WRk LAD OF 3 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 1.33
1969 20 Dodgers AZIL WRk LAD SS 8 43 11 29 3 2 .930 5.00
1969 20 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD CF 24
1969 20 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD LF 7
1969 20 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD OF 86 492.0 139 132 4 3 1 .978 2.49 1.58
1969 20 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD RF 62
1970 21 Spokane PCL AAA LAD 3B 19 49 11 35 3 3 .939 2.42
1970 21 Spokane PCL AAA LAD OF 41 107 101 3 3 1 .972 2.54
1970 21 Spokane PCL AAA LAD SS 1 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
1970 21 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD CF 23
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
1970 21 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD LF 2
1970 21 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD OF 79 615.0 178 167 8 3 1 .983 2.56 2.22
1970 21 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD RF 57
1970 21 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD SS 1 8.0 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.25 2.00
1971 22 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD 2B 41 309.0 196 81 108 7 21 .964 5.50 4.61
1971 22 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD CF 8
1971 22 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD LF 3
1971 22 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD OF 40 204.0 50 49 1 0 0 1.000 2.21 1.25
1971 22 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD RF 35
1971 22 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD SS 6 18.0 7 1 5 1 2 .857 3.00 1.00
1972 23 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD CF 1
1972 23 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD LF 1
1972 23 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD OF 6 9.0 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 5.00 0.83
1972 23 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD RF 4
1972 23 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD SS 121 1060.0 670 197 439 34 69 .949 5.40 5.26
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
1973 24 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD SS 162 1490.0 834 243 560 31 106 .963 4.85 4.96
1974 25 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD OF 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1974 25 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD RF 1
1974 25 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD SS 160 1379.0 724 194 491 39 68 .946 4.47 4.28
1975 26 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD SS 83 677.0 335 94 230 11 27 .967 4.31 3.90
1976 27 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD SS 149 1302.0 755 251 476 28 90 .963 5.03 4.88
1977 28 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD SS 153 1320.0 786 234 523 29 102 .963 5.16 4.95
1978 29 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD SS 155 1334.0 809 245 533 31 91 .962 5.25 5.02
1979 30 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD SS 150 1296.0 700 218 452 30 70 .957 4.65 4.47
1980 31 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD SS 129 1081.0 585 179 387 19 57 .968 4.71 4.39
1981 32 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD SS 80 670.0 403 128 261 14 49 .965 5.23 4.86
1982 33 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD SS 150 1285.0 747 216 502 29 64 .961 5.03 4.79
1983 34 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD SS 127 1054.0 606 192 392 22 61 .964 4.99 4.60
1984 35 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD 2B 5 14.0 10 3 7 0 0 1.000 6.43 2.00
1984 35 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD CF 18
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
1984 35 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD OF 18 135.0 32 31 1 0 0 1.000 2.13 1.78
1984 35 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD SS 65 478.0 255 81 165 9 29 .965 4.63 3.78
1985 36 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD 2B 8 45.0 28 10 17 1 0 .964 5.40 3.38
1985 36 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD 3B 5 8.0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.12 0.20
1985 36 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD LF 21
1985 36 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD OF 21 141.0 24 23 0 1 0 .958 1.47 1.10
1985 36 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD SS 23 169.0 99 27 64 8 11 .919 4.85 3.96
1986 37 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD 2B 8 64.0 39 20 18 1 4 .974 5.34 4.75
1986 37 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD 3B 1 9.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1986 37 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD CF 1
1986 37 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD LF 28
1986 37 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD OF 48 222.0 49 47 2 0 0 1.000 1.99 1.02
1986 37 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD RF 20
1986 37 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD SS 32 176.0 104 36 64 4 13 .962 5.11 3.13
MLB (4 seasons) MLB 2B 62 432.0 273 114 150 9 25 .967 5.50 4.26
MLB (2 seasons) MLB 3B 6 17.0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.53 0.17
MLB (6 seasons) MLB CF 75
MLB (6 seasons) MLB LF 62
MLB (8 seasons) MLB OF 299 1819.0 477 454 16 7 2 .985 2.33 1.57
MLB (6 seasons) MLB RF 179
MLB (17 seasons) MLB SS 1746 14797.0 8421 2536 5546 339 909 .960 4.92 4.63
Minors (4 seasons) Minors OF 248 540 479 39 22 6 .959 2.09
All Levels (4 Seasons) 2B 62 432.0 273 114 150 9 25 .967 5.50 4.26
All Levels (4 Seasons) 3B 40 17.0 94 24 64 6 5 .936 0.53 2.20
All Levels (6 Seasons) CF 75
All Levels (6 Seasons) LF 62
All Levels (11 Seasons) OF 550 1819.0 1021 937 55 29 8 .972 2.33 1.80
All Levels (6 Seasons) RF 179
All Levels (18 Seasons) SS 1755 14797.0 8465 2547 5576 342 911 .960 4.92 4.63
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1988 39 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD 1 of 2 162 94 67 .584
1996 47 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD 1 of 2 162 90 72 .556
1997 48 Los Angeles NL MLB LAD 1 of 1 162 88 74 .543
2000 51 Tampa Bay AL MLB TBD 1 of 2 161 69 92 .429
4 Seasons 647 341 305 .528

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.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1966 17 Ogden Dodgers Pioneer League Rk
1967 18 Dubuque Packers Midwest League A
1968 19 Bakersfield Dodgers California League A
1969 20 AIL Dodgers Arizona Instructional League WRk
1969 20 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1969-04-07 1969-10-02
1970 21 Spokane Indians Pacific Coast League AAA
1970 21 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1970-06-19 1970-10-01
1971 22 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1971-04-05 1971-09-30
1972 23 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1972-04-17 1972-10-04
1973 24 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1973-04-06 1973-09-29
1974 25 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1974-04-05 1974-10-01
1975 26 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1975-04-07 1975-09-28
1976 27 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1976-04-09 1976-10-03
1977 28 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1977-04-07 1977-10-02
1978 29 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1978-04-07 1978-09-30
1979 30 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1979-04-05 1979-09-30
1980 31 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1980-04-12 1980-09-12
1981 32 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1981-04-09 1981-10-04
1982 33 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1982-04-06 1982-10-03
1983 34 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1983-04-05 1983-10-02
1984 35 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1984-04-03 1984-09-30
1985 36 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1985-04-14 1985-10-06
1986 37 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1986-04-08 1986-10-01

Sabr ID: c8449738

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