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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Billy Rolland Cowan
Stat Years
1963-1972  [mlb] 1963-1972
Height/Weight
6-0 / 170
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
OF (329) ... 1B (25) ... 2B (3) ... 3B (3) ... SS (1)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
High School
East Bakersfield (Bakersfield,CA)
Colleges
University of Utah (Salt Lake City, Utah)
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Chicago Cubs in 1961
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1963-09-09 - Boxscore  (Age: 25.012)
Service Time
Organizations
CAL [4] CHN [2] NYN [1] MLN [1] PHI [1] NYA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 10251 ... retro id: cowab101 ... mlbam id: 112749
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1963Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2024ofL-S-E-P114361911120101100000.250.250.417.66736153.139.167.3330.0030.560.0036.02.7833.3
    1964Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2025ofL-S-E-P21394975212016419501231812812256.241.268.404.67252020139.217.163.2873.4624.627.1126.23.6532.5
    1965New York MetsNLMLBnyn326ofL-S-E-P382156162882393244511012.179.205.314.5191624913.167.135.2312.4727.7811.2552.01.8546.4
    1965Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmln2726ofL-S-E-P31927451000000900000.185.185.222.4072761.037.037.2780.0033.330.000.00.0020.0
    1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi2428ofL-S-E-P4345911900361041402101.153.203.305.50866183.237.152.1406.0621.213.5019.74.5533.3
    1969New York YankeesALMLBnya1230ofL-S-E-P53248580013003900003.167.216.229.44551111.125.062.1845.8817.653.0048.01.9612.5
    1969California AngelsALMLBcal3530ofL-S-E-P52856101710410003910011.304.350.536.88660305.286.232.3025.0015.003.0014.06.6729.4
    1970California AngelsALMLBcal1431of-1bL-S-E-P66813420379152501112910022.276.336.470.8061466315.269.194.3207.5319.862.6426.83.4240.5
    1971California AngelsALMLBcal1432ofL-S-E-P7741741248804201174101012.276.304.391.6951826812.155.115.3413.8522.535.8643.52.2025.0
    1972California AngelsALMLBcal1433ofL-S-E-P833000000000200000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (10 yrs)493119013128144840125178502974631017.236.269.387.656125346192.201.151.2823.9923.705.9429.83.1932.7
    National League Totals (5 yrs)2887758417126726671662620725369.221.247.373.62081128959.199.152.2663.2125.527.9629.83.2134.5
    American League Totals (5 yrs)20541547110181145812249021048.265.308.414.72244217233.205.149.3095.4320.363.7529.63.1730.0
    California Angels Totals (4 yrs)17336742102181135512218121045.278.321.439.76039116132.215.161.3265.3720.723.8628.23.3231.4
    Chicago Cubs Totals (2 yrs)1535335312917520521241813912256.242.267.405.67255621642.212.163.2903.2425.007.7226.63.6032.6
    New York Mets Totals (1 yrs)82156162882393244511012.179.205.314.5191624913.167.135.2312.4727.7811.2552.01.8546.4
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (1 yrs)345911900361041402101.153.203.305.50866183.237.152.1406.0621.213.5019.74.5533.3
    New York Yankees Totals (1 yrs)3248580013003900003.167.216.229.44551111.125.062.1845.8817.653.0048.01.9612.5
    Milwaukee Braves Totals (1 yrs)1927451000000900000.185.185.222.4072761.037.037.2780.0033.330.000.00.0020.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1963Chicago CubsNLMLB24OF1000.0101111211.9171.100.006.271.47
    1964Chicago CubsNLMLB25OF13400.02972100309299.9682.200.0082.796.42
    1965New York MetsNLMLB262B200.01100221.0001.000.001.22.44
    1965New York MetsNLMLB26SS100.02000221.0002.000.000.61.26
    1965New York MetsNLMLB26OF6100.08020282821.0001.300.0037.774.45
    1965Milwaukee BravesNLMLB26OF1000.08000881.0000.800.006.252.68
    1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB282B100.0000000.0000.000.000.62.94
    1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB283B100.0000000.0000.000.000.62.93
    1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB28OF2000.01900019191.0001.000.0012.358.86
    1969California AngelsALMLB301B600.03210333331.0005.500.003.721.46
    1969New York YankeesALMLB30OF1400.01610017171.0001.200.008.743.88
    1969California AngelsALMLB30OF1300.01530018181.0001.400.008.046.48
    1970California AngelsALMLB311B1400.06960775751.0005.400.008.620.63
    1970California AngelsALMLB313B200.01000111.0000.500.001.22.95
    1970California AngelsALMLB31OF2700.0260202826.9291.000.0016.739.710
    1971California AngelsALMLB321B500.0321183433.9716.600.003.16.84
    1971California AngelsALMLB32OF4000.06910070701.0001.800.0024.754.17
    MLB Totals - (1B)25001338118142141.9935.600.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (2B)3001100221.0000.700.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)3001000111.0000.300.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (SS)1002000221.0002.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)3290054010133563550.9771.700.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1963MLB---------10-
    1964MLB---------134-
    1965MLB---2-1---71-
    1967MLB---11----20-
    1969MLB--6------27-
    1970MLB--14-2----27-
    1971MLB--5------40-
    Totals--25331---329-