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Willie Upshaw

Willie Clay Upshaw

Position: First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: April 27, 1957 in Blanco, Texas, United States
High School: Blanco HS (Blanco, TX)

Drafted by the New York Yankees in the 5th round of the 1975 MLB June Amateur Draft from Blanco HS (Blanco, TX).

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
1975 18 -1.5 Oneonta NYPL A- NYY 29 106 91 8 8 1 0 0 4 1 1 15 19 .088 .217 .099 .316 9 2 0 0 0 3
1976 19 -2.1 Fort Lauderdale FLOR A NYY 84 300 263 20 60 6 0 3 22 6 2 28 31 .228 .313 .285 .598 75 5 3 1
1977 20 -2.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA NYY 128 551 492 58 139 18 9 7 51 4 12 53 69 .283 .352 .398 .750 196 2 0 4
1977 20 -1.6 Fort Lauderdale FLOR A NYY 87 382 335 38 92 13 7 3 29 2 11 43 50 .275 .356 .382 .738 128 1 0 3
1977 20 -3.1 West Haven EL AA NYY 41 169 157 20 47 5 2 4 22 2 1 10 19 .299 .343 .433 .776 68 1 0 1
1978 21 -6.5 TOR AL MLB TOR 95 250 224 26 53 8 2 1 17 4 6 21 35 .237 .298 .304 .602 68 4 0 2 3 0
1979 22 -2.9 Syracuse IL AAA TOR 140 591 526 71 131 25 8 12 68 3 3 52 90 .249 .318 .395 .713 208 4 3 6
1980 23 -1.8 Syracuse IL AAA TOR 100 433 358 55 91 13 7 9 52 11 7 65 62 .254 .367 .405 .772 145 2 3 5
1980 23 -5.0 TOR AL MLB TOR 34 68 61 10 13 3 1 1 5 1 0 6 14 .213 .284 .344 .628 21 0 0 1 0 1
1981 24 -4.7 TOR AL MLB TOR 61 123 111 15 19 3 1 4 10 2 1 11 16 .171 .252 .324 .576 36 1 1 0 0 0
1982 25 -3.8 TOR AL MLB TOR 160 646 580 77 155 25 7 21 75 8 8 52 91 .267 .327 .443 .770 257 11 1 10 3 8
1983 26 -2.8 TOR AL MLB TOR 160 655 579 99 177 26 7 27 104 10 7 61 98 .306 .373 .515 .887 298 8 5 3 7 8
1984 27 -1.7 TOR AL MLB TOR 152 635 569 79 158 31 9 19 84 10 4 55 86 .278 .345 .464 .809 264 8 5 3 3 14
1985 28 -0.9 TOR AL MLB TOR 148 557 501 79 138 31 5 15 65 8 8 48 71 .275 .342 .447 .789 224 6 4 1 3 7
1986 29 0.2 TOR AL MLB TOR 155 661 573 85 144 28 6 9 60 23 5 78 87 .251 .341 .368 .709 211 5 2 4 4 4
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
1987 30 1.6 TOR AL MLB TOR 150 577 512 68 125 22 4 15 58 10 11 58 78 .244 .324 .391 .715 200 7 3 3 1 4
1988 31 2.5 CLE AL MLB CLE 149 564 493 58 121 22 3 11 50 12 9 62 66 .245 .330 .369 .699 182 10 2 3 4 4
1989 32 3.9 Daiei JPPL Fgn 123 540 462 81 118 28 2 33 80 5 6 73 100 .255 .357 .539 .896 249 9 2 0 3 2
1990 33 5.2 Daiei JPPL Fgn 51 223 191 22 42 12 2 6 17 0 0 32 41 .220 .332 .398 .730 76 1 0 0 0 1
MLB (10 seasons) MLB 1264 4736 4203 596 1103 199 45 123 528 88 59 452 642 .262 .335 .419 .754 1761 60 23 30 28 50
Minors (5 seasons) Minors 481 1981 1730 212 429 63 24 31 197 25 25 213 271 .248 .332 .366 .698 633 2 13 9 16 3
Foreign (2 seasons) Foreign 174 763 653 103 160 40 4 39 97 5 6 105 141 .245 .350 .498 .848 325 10 2 0 3 3
All Levels (16 Seasons) 1919 7480 6586 911 1692 302 73 193 822 118 90 770 1054 .257 .336 .413 .749 2719 72 38 39 47 56
A (2 seasons) Minors 171 682 598 58 152 19 7 6 51 8 13 71 81 .254 .337 .339 .677 203 6 3 4
AAA (2 seasons) Minors 240 1024 884 126 222 38 15 21 120 14 10 117 152 .251 .339 .399 .738 353 6 6 11
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
1975 18 Oneonta NYPL A- NYY OF 6 8 7 1 0 1 1.000 1.33
1976 19 Fort Lauderdale FLOR A NYY OF 12 22 22 0 0 0 1.000 1.83
1977 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA NYY 1B 40 397 355 30 12 26 .970 9.63
1977 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A NYY OF 32 50 43 1 6 0 .880 1.38
1977 20 Fort Lauderdale FLOR A NYY 1B 38 385 344 30 11 26 .971 9.84
1977 20 Fort Lauderdale FLOR A NYY OF 13 18 14 1 3 0 .833 1.15
1977 20 West Haven EL AA NYY 1B 2 12 11 0 1 0 .917 5.50
1977 20 West Haven EL AA NYY OF 19 32 29 0 3 0 .906 1.53
1978 21 TOR AL MLB TOR 1B 10 58.0 54 50 2 2 4 .963 8.07 5.20
1978 21 TOR AL MLB TOR CF 6
1978 21 TOR AL MLB TOR LF 46
1978 21 TOR AL MLB TOR OF 52 390.0 88 81 2 5 1 .943 1.92 1.60
1978 21 TOR AL MLB TOR RF 1
1979 22 Syracuse IL AAA TOR 1B 39 401 379 16 6 30 .985 10.13
1979 22 Syracuse IL AAA TOR OF 98 181 165 8 8 1 .956 1.77
1980 23 Syracuse IL AAA TOR 1B 17 158 141 13 4 10 .975 9.06
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
1980 23 Syracuse IL AAA TOR OF 83 223 214 6 3 1 .987 2.65
1980 23 TOR AL MLB TOR 1B 14 55.0 59 51 7 1 11 .983 9.49 4.14
1980 23 TOR AL MLB TOR LF 1
1980 23 TOR AL MLB TOR OF 1 7.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1981 24 TOR AL MLB TOR 1B 14 56.0 63 58 5 0 7 1.000 10.12 4.50
1981 24 TOR AL MLB TOR LF 6
1981 24 TOR AL MLB TOR OF 14 84.0 15 14 1 0 1 1.000 1.61 1.07
1981 24 TOR AL MLB TOR RF 8
1982 25 TOR AL MLB TOR 1B 155 1374.0 1556 1438 101 17 123 .989 10.08 9.93
1983 26 TOR AL MLB TOR 1B 159 1371.0 1432 1294 117 21 131 .985 9.26 8.87
1984 27 TOR AL MLB TOR 1B 151 1319.0 1363 1246 103 14 133 .990 9.20 8.93
1985 28 TOR AL MLB TOR 1B 147 1180.0 1271 1157 104 10 111 .992 9.62 8.58
1986 29 TOR AL MLB TOR 1B 154 1361.0 1457 1314 131 12 118 .992 9.56 9.38
1987 30 TOR AL MLB TOR 1B 146 1234.0 1305 1169 127 9 114 .993 9.45 8.88
1988 31 CLE AL MLB CLE 1B 144 1166.0 1276 1162 102 12 93 .991 9.76 8.78
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
1989 32 Daiei JPPL Fgn 1B 123
1990 33 Daiei JPPL Fgn 1B 51
MLB (10 seasons) MLB 1B 1094 9174.0 9836 8939 799 98 845 .990 9.55 8.90
MLB (3 seasons) MLB LF 53
MLB (3 seasons) MLB OF 67 481.0 103 95 3 5 2 .951 1.83 1.46
MLB (2 seasons) MLB RF 9
Minors (3 seasons) Minors 1B 96 956 875 59 22 66 .977 9.73
Minors (5 seasons) Minors OF 231 484 451 16 17 3 .965 2.02
Foreign (2 seasons) Foreign 1B 174
All Levels (14 Seasons) 1B 1364 9174.0 10792 9814 858 120 911
All Levels (3 Seasons) LF 53
All Levels (7 Seasons) OF 298 481.0 587 546 19 22 5 .963 1.83 1.90
All Levels (2 Seasons) RF 9
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1998 41 Bridgeport ATLL Ind 1 of 1 100 64 36 .640
1999 42 Bridgeport ATLL Ind 1 of 1 120 78 42 .650
2000 43 Bridgeport ATLL Ind 1 of 1 139 78 61 .561
2009 52 Bridgeport ATLL Ind 1 of 2 140 65 75 .464
2010 53 Bridgeport ATLL Ind 1 of 1 140 83 57 .593
2011 54 Bridgeport ATLL Ind 1 of 1 127 68 59 .535
2012 55 Bridgeport ATLL Ind 1 of 1 139 67 72 .482
2013 56 Bridgeport ATLL Ind 1 of 1 139 54 85 .388
2014 57 Bridgeport ATLL Ind 1 of 1 140 47 93 .336
9 Seasons 1184 604 580 .510

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.

Sabr ID: c5011c05

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.

Minor league Total Zone (Rctch&Rtz, 2005-2009) data provided by Baseballprojection.com and Minorleaguesplits.com.