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Bill Butler

Born: March 12, 1947, Hyattsville, MD

Height: 6'2" Weight: 210 Bats: Left Throws: Left

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Pitching Statistics

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Year  Team            Lg  Age  W   L    ERA    G  GS  CG  MI  GF  SV  SHO    IP    H   BFP    R   ER  HR   UW  IW  HP   SO
1969  Kansas City     AL  22   9  10   3.90   34  29   5   4   1   0   4  193.2  174   834   91   84  15   86   5   3  156 
1970  Kansas City     AL  23   4  12   3.77   25  25   2   0   0   0   1  140.2  117   610   66   59  17   86   1   1   75 
1971  Kansas City     AL  24   1   2   3.45   14   6   0   5   3   0   0   44.1   45   190   19   17   6   18   0   0   32 
1972  Cleveland       AL  25   0   0   1.54    6   2   0   3   1   0   0   11.2    9    52    3    2   1   10   0   0    6 
1974  Minnesota       AL  27   4   6   4.10   26  12   2   7   7   1   0   98.2   91   427   47   45   9   54   2   1   79 
1975  Minnesota       AL  28   5   4   5.95   23   8   1  10   5   0   0   81.2  100   377   61   54  12   35   0   0   55 
1977  Minnesota       AL  30   0   1   6.86    6   4   0   2   0   0   0   21.0   19    94   17   16   5   15   0   1    5 
TOTALS                        23  35   4.21  134  86  10  31  17   1   5  591.2  555  2584  304  277  65  304   8   6  408
Pitcher data: *: Throws lefthanded; W: Wins; L: Losses; ERA: Earned run average; G: Games; GS: Games started; CG: Complete games; MI: Middle relief (games not started nor finished); GF: Games finished in relief; SV: Saves; SHO: Shutouts; IP: Innings pitched; H: Hits allowed; BFP: Batters faced; R: Runs allowed; ER: Earned runs; HR: Home runs allowed; UW: Unintentional walks; IW: Intentional walks; HP: Hit batters; SO: Strikeouts; WP: Wild pitches; BK: Balks

Pitching Statistics (Batters' format)

Year  Team            Lg    G    AB    R    H   TB  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SH  SF  SB  CS   UW  IW  HP   SO  DP    BA   SLG   OBP
1969  Kansas City     AL   34   724   91  174  268  43   3  15       12   4   3   5   86   5   3  156   4  .240  .370  .326  
1970  Kansas City     AL   25   511   66  117  194  22   2  17        7   4   6   7   86   1   1   75  12  .229  .380  .340  
1971  Kansas City     AL   14   168   19   45   69   4   1   6        4   0   3   2   18   0   0   32   1  .268  .411  .339  
1972  Cleveland       AL    6    41    3    9   12   0   0   1        1   0   0   2   10   0   0    6   0  .220  .293  .373  
1974  Minnesota       AL   26   362   47   91  151  15   9   9        4   4   1  11   54   2   1   79   7  .251  .417  .350  
1975  Minnesota       AL   23   332   61  100  162  18   4  12        5   5   8   6   35   0   0   55   3  .301  .488  .363  
1977  Minnesota       AL    6    78   17   19   37   3   0   5        0   0   1   2   15   0   1    5   5  .244  .474  .372  
Pitcher data (batters' format): G: Games pitched; AB: At bats; R: Runs allowed; H: Hits; TB: Total bases; 2B: Doubles; 3B: Triples; HR: Home runs; RBI: Runs batted in; SH: Sacrifice hits; SF: Sacrifice flies; SB: Stolen bases; CS: Caught stealing; UW: Unintentional walks; IW: Intentional walks; HP: Hit by pitch; SO: Strikeouts; DP: Double plays grounded into; BA: Batting average; SLG: Slugging percentage; OBP: On base percentage

Batting Statistics

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Year  Team            Lg  Age   G   AB    R    H   TB  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SH  SF  SB  CS   UW  IW  HP   SO  DP    BA   SLG   OBP
1969  Kansas City     AL  22   34   60    1    3    3   0   0   0    3   5   0   0   0    5   0   0   38   1  .050  .050  .123
1970  Kansas City     AL  23   25   44    0    2    2   0   0   0    2   1   0   0   0    4   0   0   31   1  .045  .045  .125
1971  Kansas City     AL  24   14   12    0    1    1   0   0   0    1   0   1   0   0    0   0   0   10   0  .083  .083  .077
1972  Cleveland       AL  25    6    1    0    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000
1974  Minnesota       AL  27   26    0    0    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000
1975  Minnesota       AL  28   23    0    0    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000
1977  Minnesota       AL  30    6    0    0    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000
TOTALS                        134  117    1    6    6   0   0   0    6   6   1   0   0    9   0   0   79   2  .051  .051  .118
Batter data: G: Games played; AB: At bats; R: Runs scored; H: Hits; TB: Total bases; 2B: Doubles; 3B: Triples; HR: Home runs; RBI: Runs batted in; SH: Sacrifice hits; SF: Sacrifice flies; SB: Stolen bases; CS: Caught stealing; UW: Unintentional walks; IW: Intentional walks; HP: Hit by pitch; SO: Strikeouts; DP: Double plays grounded into; BA: Batting average; SLG: Slugging percentage; OBP: On base percentage

Defensive Statistics

Year  Team            Lg    POS      INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A    E   DP     FP    RF9   SB   CS   PB   PkO
1969  Kansas City     AL      P    193.2   29             34     4   16    1    1   .952   0.93    3    5          1

1970  Kansas City     AL      P    140.2   25             25     3   13    1    1   .941   1.02    6    7          0

1971  Kansas City     AL      P     44.1    6             14     0    7    1    0   .875   1.42    3    2          0

1972  Cleveland       AL      P     11.2    2              6     0    1    0    0  1.000   0.77    0    2          1

1974  Minnesota       AL      P     98.2   12             26     1    6    0    0  1.000   0.64    1   11          0

1975  Minnesota       AL      P     81.2    8             23     4   11    2    0   .882   1.65    8    6          0

1977  Minnesota       AL      P     21.0    4              6     0    1    0    0  1.000   0.43    1    2          0
Fielding data: INN: Innings played; GS: Games started; DR+: Games as defensive replacement; DR-: Games replaced on defense; G: Games played; PO: Putouts; A: Assists; E: Errors; DP: Double plays; FP: Fielding percentage; RF9: Plays made per 9 innings; SB: Stolen bases; CS: Caught Stealing; PB: Passed balls

Transactions

  • Selected by Detroit Tigers in the 37th round of the free-agent draft (June 8, 1965).
  • Selected by Kansas City Royals from Detroit Tigers (22nd pick overall) in the expansion draft (October 15, 1968).
  • Placed on disabled list by Kansas City Royals (August 6, 1971)
  • Activated by Kansas City Royals (August 26, 1971)
  • Sold by Kansas City Royals to Cleveland Indians (July 11, 1972).
  • Traded by Cleveland Indians with Dick Colpaert to Minnesota Twins in exchange for Jim Strickland and Michael Brooks (October 11, 1973).
  • Traded by Minnesota Twins to Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for Rex Hudson (December 15, 1977).


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