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Billy CowanTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1963-1972 MLB Years: 1963-1972
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PositionsOF-329, 1B-25, 3B-3, 2B-3, SS-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBilly Rolland Cowan
Height6-0Weight170BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 28,1938 [80.028]PlaceCalhoun City,Mississippi
High SchoolEast Bakersfield (Bakersfield,CA)
CollegeUniversity of Utah (Salt Lake City,UT)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1961 by the Chicago Cubs.
MLB DebutSeptember 9,1963 [25.012]
OrganizationsCAL [4] CHN [2] MLN [1] NYA [1] NYN [1] PHI [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID10251Retrosheet IDcowab101MLBAM ID112749
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed56Power81Contact32XBH74RBIs62Runs64Hitting56Durability38Team.474Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1963Chicago CubsNLMLBchn20of2414361911120101100000.250.250.417.66715336.333.167.139.2920.0030.560.002.7836.0033.33
1964Chicago CubsNLMLBchn20of251394975212016419501231812812256.241.268.404.67220139520.287.163.217.2933.4624.627.113.6526.1632.50
1965New York MetsNLMLBnyn3of2682156162882393244511012.179.205.314.5194913162.231.135.167.2282.4727.7811.251.8552.0046.43
1965Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb27of261927451000000900000.185.185.222.4076127.278.037.037.1810.0033.330.000.000.0020.00
1965Totals for NL-NL         101183203392393245411012.180.202.301.5035514189.238.121.148.2212.1228.5713.501.5961.0042.42
1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24of28345911900361041402101.153.203.305.50818366.140.152.237.2336.0621.213.504.5519.6733.33
1969New York YankeesALMLBnya12of303248580013003900003.167.216.229.44511151.184.062.125.2105.8817.653.001.9648.0012.50
1969California AngelsALMLBcal35of302856101710410003910011.304.350.536.88630560.302.232.286.3935.0015.003.006.6714.0029.41
1969Totals for AL-AL         601041525105130061810014.240.288.394.682416111.247.154.212.3085.4116.223.004.5020.8024.00
1970California AngelsALMLBcal14of-1b316813420379152501112910022.276.336.470.8066315146.320.194.269.3547.5319.862.643.4226.8040.54
1971California AngelsALMLBcal14of32741741248804201174101012.276.304.391.6956812182.341.115.155.3143.8522.535.862.2043.5025.00
1972California AngelsALMLBcal143333000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter493119013128144840125178502974631017.236.269.387.656461921253.282.151.201.0003.9923.705.943.1929.7532.74
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1535335312917520521241813912256.242.267.405.67221642556.290.163.212.0003.2425.007.723.6026.6532.56
California Angels Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter17336742102181135512218121045.278.321.439.76016132391.326.161.215.0005.3720.723.863.3228.2331.37
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter82156162882393244511012.179.205.314.5194913162.231.135.167.0002.4727.7811.251.8552.0046.43
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter345911900361041402101.153.203.305.50818366.140.152.237.0006.0621.213.504.5519.6733.33
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3248580013003900003.167.216.229.44511151.184.062.125.0005.8817.653.001.9648.0012.50
Milwaukee Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1927451000000900000.185.185.222.4076127.278.037.037.0000.0033.330.000.000.0020.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623914392143134163169812136.236.269.387.65615130412.282.151.201.0003.9923.705.943.1929.7532.74

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1963Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24OF10--101111211.9171.10------1471.46.2
1964Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25OF134--297210-309299.9682.23------13996.482.7
1965New York MetsNLMLBnyn26OF61--802-282821.0001.34------8274.437.7
1965Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb26OF10--8---881.0000.80------1952.66.2
1965New York MetsNLMLBnyn262B2--11--221.0001.00------822.41.2
1965New York MetsNLMLBnyn26SS1--2---221.0002.00------821.20.6
1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28OF20--19---19191.0000.95------3458.812.3
1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi282B1---------------342.90.6
1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi283B1---------------342.90.6
1969New York YankeesALMLBnya30OF14--161--17171.0001.21------3243.88.7
1969California AngelsALMLBcal30OF13--153--18181.0001.38------2846.48.0
1969California AngelsALMLBcal301B6--321-333331.0005.50------2821.43.7
1970California AngelsALMLBcal31OF27--26-2-2826.9290.96------6839.716.7
1970California AngelsALMLBcal311B14--696-775751.0005.36------6820.68.6
1970California AngelsALMLBcal313B2--1---111.0000.50------682.91.2
1971California AngelsALMLBcal32OF40--691--70701.0001.75------7454.124.7
1971California AngelsALMLBcal321B5--321183433.9716.60------746.83.1
MLB Totals for OF - 7 season(s)-   OF329--54010133563550.9771.67------3290.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B25--1338118142141.9935.64------250.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B3--1---111.0000.33------30.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B3--11--221.0000.67------30.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS1--2---221.0002.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1963Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24---------10-
1964Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25---------134-
1965New York MetsNLMLBnyn26---21----61-
1965Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb26---------10-
1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28---1-1---20-
1969New York YankeesALMLBnya30---------14-
1969California AngelsALMLBcal30--6------13-
1970California AngelsALMLBcal31--14--2---27-
1971California AngelsALMLBcal32--5------40-

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1972-05-02Released by Angels. 
1969-07-26Purchased by Angels from Yankees. 
1966-06-22Purchased by Phillies from Cubs. 
1966-04-28TradeTraded by Braves to Cubs for Bobby Cox and Cash. 
1965-08-11Purchased by Braves from Mets. 
1965-01-15TradeTraded by Cubs to Mets for George Altman. 
1961-01-12ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.