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Bill Wight

William Robert Wight (Lefty)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: April 12, 1922 in Rio Vista, California, United States
Died: May 17, 2007 in Mount Shasta, California, United States
High School: McClymonds HS (Oakland, 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
1941 19 -3.2 Idaho Falls PION C NYY 8 12 .400 3.82 5.96 30 160.0 157 106 68 124 1.756 8.8 7.0
1942 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs B-A NYY 8 7 .533 2.58 4.38 17 115.0 97 56 33 59 1.357 7.6 4.6
1942 20 -3.2 Norfolk PIED B NYY 7 5 .583 2.43 4.41 14 100.0 80 49 27 52 1.320 7.2 4.7
1942 20 -6.1 Binghamton EL A NYY 1 2 .333 3.60 4.20 3 15.0 17 7 6 7 1.600 10.2 4.2
1946 24 -5.8 NYY AL MLB NYY 2 2 .500 4.46 4.91 14 4 3 1 0 0 40.1 44 22 20 1 30 11 1 0 2 189 1.835 9.8 0.2 6.7 2.5 0.37
1947 25 -3.3 Kansas City AA AAA NYY 16 9 .640 2.85 3.57 29 28 1 17 5 199.0 202 79 63 71 75 1 0 4 1.372 9.1 3.2 3.4 1.06
1947 25 -4.5 NYY AL MLB NYY 1 0 1.000 1.00 3.00 1 1 0 1 0 0 9.0 8 3 1 0 2 3 0 0 0 35 1.111 8.0 0.0 2.0 3.0 1.50
1948 26 -2.3 CHW AL MLB CHW 9 20 .310 4.80 5.32 34 32 2 7 1 1 223.1 238 132 119 9 135 68 1 1 5 1010 1.670 9.6 0.4 5.4 2.7 0.50
1949 27 -1.5 CHW AL MLB CHW 15 13 .536 3.31 3.89 35 33 1 14 3 1 245.0 254 106 90 9 96 78 0 1 3 1036 1.429 9.3 0.3 3.5 2.9 0.81
1950 28 -0.7 CHW AL MLB CHW 10 16 .385 3.58 3.89 30 28 2 13 3 0 206.0 213 89 82 10 79 62 0 0 3 885 1.417 9.3 0.4 3.5 2.7 0.78
1951 29 -0.2 BOS AL MLB BOS 7 7 .500 5.10 5.86 34 17 8 4 2 0 118.1 128 77 67 5 63 38 0 0 2 525 1.614 9.7 0.4 4.8 2.9 0.60
1952 30 -0.1 2 Teams AL MLB DET-BOS 7 10 .412 3.75 4.39 33 21 3 8 3 0 168.0 181 82 70 10 69 70 1 4 8 736 1.488 9.7 0.5 3.7 3.8 1.01
1952 30 -0.1 BOS AL MLB BOS 2 1 .667 2.96 4.07 10 2 3 0 0 0 24.1 14 11 8 3 14 5 1 1 3 99 1.151 5.2 1.1 5.2 1.8 0.36
1952 30 -0.1 DET AL MLB DET 5 9 .357 3.88 4.45 23 19 0 8 3 0 143.2 167 71 62 7 55 65 0 3 5 637 1.545 10.5 0.4 3.4 4.1 1.18
1953 31 1.2 2 Teams AL MLB CLE-DET 2 4 .333 6.23 7.79 33 4 9 0 0 1 52.0 64 45 36 5 30 24 0 0 5 245 1.808 11.1 0.9 5.2 4.2 0.80
1953 31 1.2 DET AL MLB DET 0 3 .000 8.88 11.72 13 4 3 0 0 0 25.1 35 33 25 4 14 10 0 0 4 125 1.934 12.4 1.4 5.0 3.6 0.71
1953 31 1.2 CLE AL MLB CLE 2 1 .667 3.71 4.05 20 0 6 0 0 1 26.2 29 12 11 1 16 14 0 0 1 120 1.688 9.8 0.3 5.4 4.7 0.88
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
1954 32 1.2 San Diego PCL Opn 17 5 .773 1.93 2.57 28 24 18 4 210.1 175 60 45 8 72 87 4 1 7 1.174 7.5 0.3 3.1 3.7 1.21
1955 33 4.6 2 Teams AL MLB BAL-CLE 6 8 .429 2.48 3.25 36 14 13 8 2 3 141.1 135 51 39 6 48 2 63 1 0 6 598 1.295 8.6 0.4 3.1 4.0 1.31
1955 33 4.6 CLE AL MLB CLE 0 0 2.62 3.00 17 0 8 0 0 1 24.0 24 8 7 0 9 1 9 0 0 1 102 1.375 9.0 0.0 3.4 3.4 1.00
1955 33 4.6 BAL AL MLB BAL 6 8 .429 2.45 3.30 19 14 5 8 2 2 117.1 111 43 32 6 39 1 54 1 0 5 496 1.278 8.5 0.5 3.0 4.1 1.38
1956 34 5.6 BAL AL MLB BAL 9 12 .429 4.02 4.74 35 26 2 7 1 0 174.2 198 92 78 7 72 3 84 6 0 5 778 1.546 10.2 0.4 3.7 4.3 1.17
1957 35 6.6 BAL AL MLB BAL 6 6 .500 3.64 3.94 27 17 3 2 0 0 121.0 122 53 49 4 54 1 50 4 1 0 523 1.455 9.1 0.3 4.0 3.7 0.93
1958 36 8.3 2 Teams NL MLB STL-CIN 3 1 .750 4.92 5.48 35 1 14 1 0 2 64.0 71 39 35 8 36 1 23 0 0 6 291 1.672 10.0 1.1 5.1 3.2 0.64
1958 36 8.3 CIN NL MLB CIN 0 1 .000 4.05 5.40 7 0 2 0 0 0 6.2 7 4 3 1 4 0 5 0 0 0 28 1.650 9.4 1.4 5.4 6.8 1.25
1958 36 8.3 STL NL MLB STL 3 0 1.000 5.02 5.49 28 1 12 1 0 2 57.1 64 35 32 7 32 1 18 0 0 6 263 1.674 10.0 1.1 5.0 2.8 0.56
1959 37 9.7 Seattle PCL AAA CIN 1 3 .250 4
MLB (12 seasons) MLB 77 99 .438 3.95 4.55 347 198 60 66 15 8 1563.0 1656 791 686 74 714 7 574 14 7 45 6851 1.516 9.5 0.4 4.1 3.3 0.80
Minors (5 seasons) Minors 50 36 .581 108 52 1 35 9 684.1 631 301 209 8 326 162 5 1 11
All Levels (16 Seasons) 127 135 .485 455 250 61 101 24 8 2247.1 2287 1092 895 82 1040 7 736 19 8 56 6851
AAA (2 seasons) Minors 17 12 .586 33 28 1 17 5 199.0 202 79 63 71 75 1 0 4
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
1941 19 -3.9 Idaho Falls PION C NYY 30 55 8 0 0 0 .145 .145 8
1942 20 -3.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs B-A NYY 14 34 34 5 1 0 0 6
1942 20 -3.1 Norfolk PIED B NYY 14 34 5 1 0 0 .147 .176 6
1942 20 -5.1 Binghamton EL A NYY
1946 24 -5.6 NYY AL MLB NYY 14 11 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 2
1947 25 -3.7 Kansas City AA AAA NYY 29 81 65 5 8 0 0 1 5 1 6 21 .123 .197 .169 .366 11 1 0 10
1947 25 -4.3 NYY AL MLB NYY 1 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0 0 1
1948 26 -3.0 CHW AL MLB CHW 34 80 73 2 6 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 31 .082 .130 .082 .212 6 1 1 3
1949 27 -1.8 CHW AL MLB CHW 35 100 85 7 14 3 0 0 6 0 1 6 27 .165 .220 .200 .420 17 1 0 9
1950 28 -0.8 CHW AL MLB CHW 30 75 61 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 17 .000 .062 .000 .062 0 1 0 10
1951 29 0.0 BOS AL MLB BOS 34 44 41 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 16 .073 .136 .073 .210 3 0 0 0
1952 30 1.3 2 Teams AL MLB DET-BOS 33 61 57 2 12 2 0 0 5 0 0 2 10 .211 .237 .246 .483 14 1 0 2
1952 30 1.3 BOS AL MLB BOS 10 8 7 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 .143 .250 .143 .393 1 0 0 0
1952 30 1.3 DET AL MLB DET 23 53 50 2 11 2 0 0 4 0 0 1 7 .220 .235 .260 .495 13 1 0 2
1953 31 2.3 2 Teams AL MLB DET-CLE 33 12 12 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 .250 .250 .250 .500 3 0 0 0
1953 31 2.3 DET AL MLB DET 13 7 7 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .429 .429 .429 .857 3 0 0 0
1953 31 2.3 CLE AL MLB CLE 20 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 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
1954 32 1.7 San Diego PCL Opn 28 80 71 10 16 2 0 1 9 2 5 11 .225 .278 .296 .574 21 2 1 1 2
1955 33 4.5 2 Teams AL MLB BAL-CLE 36 43 36 1 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 16 .083 .108 .111 .219 4 0 0 6 0 0
1955 33 4.5 CLE AL MLB CLE 17 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
1955 33 4.5 BAL AL MLB BAL 19 42 36 1 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 16 .083 .108 .111 .219 4 0 0 5 0 0
1956 34 5.6 BAL AL MLB BAL 35 64 60 2 12 0 0 0 4 0 0 2 26 .200 .226 .200 .426 12 0 0 2 0 0
1957 35 6.3 BAL AL MLB BAL 27 40 34 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 12 .029 .083 .029 .113 1 0 1 4 0 0
1958 36 7.8 2 Teams NL MLB STL-CIN 35 12 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .100 .182 .100 .282 1 1 0 1 0 0
1958 36 7.8 CIN NL MLB CIN 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1958 36 7.8 STL NL MLB STL 28 12 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .100 .182 .100 .282 1 1 0 1 0 0
1959 37 8.8 Seattle PCL AAA CIN 4 7 1 .143
MLB (12 seasons) MLB 347 546 480 19 55 6 0 0 24 0 1 24 169 .115 .160 .127 .287 61 5 2 40 0 0
Minors (5 seasons) Minors 105 257 232 15 38 3 0 2 14 3 11 32 46 3 1 11 2
All Levels (16 Seasons) 452 803 712 34 93 9 0 2 38 3 1 35 201 107 8 3 51 2 0
AAA (2 seasons) Minors 33 88 72 5 9 0 0 1 5 1 6 21 .125 11 1 0 10
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
1941 19 Idaho Falls PION C NYY P 30
1942 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs B-A NYY P 17
1942 20 Norfolk PIED B NYY P 14
1942 20 Binghamton EL A NYY P 3
1946 24 NYY AL MLB NYY P 14 40.0 15 1 11 3 0 .800 2.70 0.86
1947 25 Kansas City AA AAA NYY P 29 62 5 53 4 1 .935 2.00
1947 25 NYY AL MLB NYY P 1 9.0 4 1 3 0 0 1.000 4.00 4.00
1948 26 CHW AL MLB CHW P 34 223.0 54 4 47 3 2 .944 2.06 1.50
1949 27 CHW AL MLB CHW P 35 245.0 65 10 50 5 3 .923 2.20 1.71
1950 28 CHW AL MLB CHW P 30 206.0 60 5 49 6 2 .900 2.36 1.80
1951 29 BOS AL MLB BOS P 34 118.0 33 1 29 3 2 .909 2.29 0.88
1952 30 2 Teams AL MLB DET-BOS P 33 168.0 55 7 44 4 1 .927 2.73 1.55
1952 30 BOS AL MLB BOS P 10 24.0 8 3 4 1 1 .875 2.62 0.70
1952 30 DET AL MLB DET P 23 144.0 47 4 40 3 0 .936 2.75 1.91
1953 31 2 Teams AL MLB CLE-DET P 33 52.0 14 1 9 4 1 .714 1.73 0.30
1953 31 DET AL MLB DET P 13 25.0 8 0 4 4 0 .500 1.44 0.31
1953 31 CLE AL MLB CLE P 20 27.0 6 1 5 0 1 1.000 2.00 0.30
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
1954 32 San Diego PCL Opn P 28 68 10 55 3 1 .956 2.32
1955 33 2 Teams AL MLB BAL-CLE P 36 141.0 55 3 49 3 1 .945 3.32 1.44
1955 33 CLE AL MLB CLE P 17 24.0 16 1 15 0 0 1.000 6.00 0.94
1955 33 BAL AL MLB BAL 1B 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1955 33 BAL AL MLB BAL P 19 117.0 39 2 34 3 1 .923 2.77 1.89
1956 34 BAL AL MLB BAL P 35 175.0 37 6 27 4 1 .892 1.70 0.94
1957 35 BAL AL MLB BAL P 27 121.0 27 3 21 3 1 .889 1.79 0.89
1958 36 2 Teams NL MLB STL-CIN P 35 64.0 21 3 16 2 2 .905 2.67 0.54
1958 36 CIN NL MLB CIN P 7 7.0 5 3 1 1 2 .800 5.14 0.57
1958 36 STL NL MLB STL P 28 57.0 16 0 15 1 0 .938 2.37 0.54
1959 37 Seattle PCL AAA CIN P 4
MLB (12 seasons) MLB P 347 1562.0 440 45 355 40 16 .909 2.30 1.15
Minors (5 seasons) Minors P 108 130 15 108 7 2
All Levels (16 Seasons) P 455 1562.0 570 60 463 47 18
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1941 19 Idaho Falls Russets Pioneer League C
1942 20 Binghamton Triplets Eastern League A
1942 20 Norfolk Tars Piedmont League B
1946 24 New York Yankees American League MLB 1
1947 25 Kansas City Blues American Association AAA
1947 25 New York Yankees American League MLB 1
1948 26 Chicago White Sox American League MLB 1
1949 27 Chicago White Sox American League MLB 1
1950 28 Chicago White Sox American League MLB 1 1950-04-18 1950-10-01
1951 29 Boston Red Sox American League MLB 1 1951-04-17 1951-09-29
1952 30 Boston Red Sox American League MLB 1 1952-04-16 1952-05-31
1952 30 Detroit Tigers American League MLB 2 1952-06-08 1952-09-27
1953 31 Detroit Tigers American League MLB 1 1953-04-17 1953-06-10
1953 31 Cleveland Indians American League MLB 2 1953-06-17 1953-09-14
1954 32 San Diego Padres Pacific Coast League Opn
1955 33 Cleveland Indians American League MLB 1 1955-04-16 1955-07-09
1955 33 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 2 1955-07-16 1955-09-24
1956 34 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 1 1956-04-17 1956-09-29
1957 35 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 1 1957-04-16 1957-09-28
1958 36 Cincinnati Redlegs National League MLB 1 1958-04-15 1958-05-13
1958 36 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 2 1958-05-23 1958-09-21
1959 37 Seattle Rainiers Pacific Coast League AAA

Sabr ID: fc9fd79a

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