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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
William Chester Dawley
Stat Years
1976-1989  [mlb] 1983-1989
Height/Weight
6-4 / 240
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (469)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Griswold (Griswold,CT)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Cincinnati Reds in Round #7 (#167 overall) of the 1976 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1983-04-15 - Boxscore  (Age: 25.068)
Service Time
Organizations
CIN [6] HOU [3] CHA [1] SLN [1] PHI [1] OAK [1] MIL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 10575 ... retro id: dawlb001 ... mlbam id: 113150
Relations
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1976BillingsPioRk----181---642.771300000078.0624224037800001.277.150.004.279.234.852.16.600
    1976Minor Totals: byYearRk----181---642.7713000013078.0624224037800001.277.150.004.279.234.852.16.600
    1977Tampa TarponsFSLA+cin-192---1082.83242463000181.015169574691109301.227.510.203.435.473.431.59.556
    1977Minor Totals: CINbyYearA+----191---1082.83242463000181.015169574691109301.227.510.203.435.473.431.59.556
    1978Nashville SoundsSouAAcin-203---7134.02272550020141.013578631155864041.358.620.703.515.494.981.56.350
    1978Minor Totals: CINbyYearAA----201---7134.02272550020141.013578631155864041.358.620.703.515.494.981.56.350
    1979Nashville SoundsSouAAcin-214---993.99252442010140.014472621241842011.329.260.772.645.404.632.05.500
    1979Minor Totals: CINbyYearAA----211---993.99252442010140.014472621241842011.329.260.772.645.404.632.05.500
    1980Waterbury RedsEastAAcin-225---222.94771000049.0431816325332011.397.900.554.596.063.311.32.500
    1980Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-225---464.5625811017177.0904639531281131.5710.520.583.623.275.380.90.400
    1980Minor Totals: CINbyYearAA/AAA----222---683.933215210171126.01336455856613141.509.500.574.004.364.571.09.429
    1981Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-236---684.94262320030133.0141777312691093001.589.540.814.677.385.211.58.429
    1981Minor Totals: CINbyYearAAA----231---684.94262320030133.0141777312691093001.589.540.814.677.385.211.58.429
    1982Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-247---1173.82292861010179.0196867622481065081.369.851.112.415.334.322.21.611
    1982Minor Totals: CINbyYearAAA----241---1173.82292861010179.0196867622481065081.369.851.112.415.334.322.21.611
    1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou46258Log - Sp - Ext - Perf662.824800037481479.2512625922601010.925.761.022.496.782.942.73.500
    1983MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf662.844800037481479.7512625922601010.925.801.022.506.822.952.73.500
    1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou46269Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1141.93600002760598.0822421535472101.197.530.463.214.322.201.34.733
    1984MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1141.93600002760598.0822421535472101.197.530.463.214.322.201.34.733
    1985Houston AstrosNLMLBhou462710Log - Sp - Ext - Perf533.56490001949281.0763532737482001.408.440.784.115.333.891.30.625
    1985MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf533.56490001949281.0763532737482001.408.440.784.115.333.891.30.625
    1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha462811Log - Sp - Ext - Perf073.32460002346297.29138361028665011.228.390.922.586.083.502.36.000
    1986MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf073.33460002346297.79138361028665011.228.430.932.596.113.522.36.000
    1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln482912Log - Sp - Ext - Perf584.47600001760296.29351481538654111.368.661.403.546.054.751.71.385
    1987MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf584.49600001760296.79351481538654111.368.701.403.566.084.771.71.385
    1988Maine PhilliesILAAAphi-3013---122.79221001621538.2301312311291001.066.980.702.566.753.032.64.333
    1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi433013Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0213.5080001808.21613133432002.3116.623.124.153.1213.500.75.000
    1988Minor Totals: PHIbyYearAAA----301---122.83221001621538.7301312311291001.077.070.712.596.833.062.64.333
    1988MLB Totals: PHIbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0214.2780001808.71613133432002.4417.563.294.393.2914.270.75.000
    1989Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-3114---312.56220001022338.2341111318442021.347.910.704.1910.242.562.44.750
    1989Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAmil-3114---006.0511000411019.130151346120001.8613.971.862.795.596.982.00.000
    1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak463114Log - Sp - Ext - Perf004.0040002409.011540230011.4411.000.002.003.005.001.50.000
    1989Minor Totals: OAK-MILbyYearAAA----312---313.72330001433358.0642624724562021.529.931.093.728.694.032.33.750
    1989MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf004.0040002409.011540230011.4411.000.002.003.005.001.50.000
    MLB Totals (7 yrs)27303.4327500012627525470.74201921794916629216241.258.040.943.185.593.681.76.474
    National League Totals (5 yrs)27233.4422500010122523364.03181491393913622311221.257.860.963.365.513.681.64.540
    American League Totals (2 yrs)073.395000025502106.710243401030695021.248.640.852.545.853.642.30.000
    Minor League Totals59603.74231140257309191,074.7105652744679410721294191.368.850.663.446.044.421.76.496
    Minor: Rk Totals642.7713000013078.0624224037800001.277.150.004.279.234.852.16.600
    Minor: A+ Totals1082.83242463000181.015169574691109301.227.510.203.435.473.431.59.556
    Minor: AA Totals18243.855956102030330.0322168141261212038061.348.780.713.305.544.581.68.429
    Minor: AAA Totals25244.15135609230759485.752124822449183328121131.459.660.913.396.084.601.79.510
    Houston Astros Totals (3 yrs)22132.721570008315721258.7209857821941555111.177.290.733.285.402.961.65.629
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (1 yrs)584.49600001760296.79351481538654111.368.701.403.566.084.771.71.385
    Chicago White Sox Totals (1 yrs)073.33460002346297.79138361028665011.228.430.932.596.113.522.36.000
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (1 yrs)0214.2780001808.71613133432002.4417.563.294.393.2914.270.75.000
    Oakland Athletics Totals (1 yrs)004.0040002409.011540230011.4411.000.002.003.005.001.50.000
    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. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1977Tampa TarponsFSLA+cin-19p---1275010000001000000.200.333.200.533610.200.000.20016.670.000.000.00.000.0
    1978Nashville SoundsSouAAcin-20p---22717020001001202000.118.167.118.2852020.059.000.1335.0010.002.000.00.000.0
    1979Nashville SoundsSouAAcin-21p---325415410010041405000.098.178.122.3005051.122.024.1488.0028.003.500.00.0025.0
    1980Waterbury RedsEastAAcin-22p---4716021000000303000.125.125.188.3131931.063.063.1540.0015.790.000.00.0050.0
    1980Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-22p---43515011002000502000.067.067.133.2001721.067.066.1000.0029.410.000.00.00100.0
    1981Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-23p---5264531300170001513000.289.304.356.66049161.067.067.4140.0030.610.0045.02.047.7
    1982Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-24p---6306141231051011616000.197.222.279.50169174.115.082.2671.4523.1916.000.00.0033.3
    1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4625pL-S-E-P7489020001000300000.222.222.222.444920.000.000.3330.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4626pL-S-E-P8609230103000302000.333.333.556.8891151.222.223.5000.0027.270.000.00.0033.3
    1985Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4627pL-S-E-P94910120000001300000.200.273.200.4731120.100.000.2869.0927.273.000.00.000.0
    1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha4628pL-S-E-P10462000000000000000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln4829pL-S-E-P116012120001002201000.167.286.167.4531520.167.000.20013.3313.331.000.00.000.0
    1988Maine PhilliesILAAAphi-30p---12224000000000300000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (5 yrs)263424901050031103000.214.267.262.52948111.119.048.2906.2522.923.670.00.0011.1
    National League Totals (4 yrs)217404901050031103000.225.279.275.55446111.125.050.3106.5223.913.670.00.0011.1
    American League Totals (1 yrs)462000000000000000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals19920412356111610758221000.172.207.225.432234468.093.053.2342.9924.798.29204.00.4322.9
    Minor: A+ Totals275010000001000000.200.333.200.533610.200.000.20016.670.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals597458200200519010000.108.165.135.30089102.095.027.1455.6221.353.800.00.0025.0
    Minor: AAA Totals1131257264111410139211000.208.227.280.507139356.088.072.2940.7228.0639.00125.00.7223.1
    Houston Astros Totals (3 yrs)15728370104001902000.250.276.321.5973191.107.071.3683.2329.039.000.00.0014.3
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (1 yrs)6012120001002201000.167.286.167.4531520.167.000.20013.3313.331.000.00.000.0
    Chicago White Sox Totals (1 yrs)462000000000000000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    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
    1978Nashville SoundsSouAA20P2700.01319613832.8421.200.0019.1100.04
    1979Nashville SoundsSouAA21P2500.0622122928.9661.100.0017.4100.07
    1980Waterbury RedsEastAA22P700.047211311.8461.600.005.0100.08
    1980Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA22P2500.089221917.8950.700.0018.571.46
    1981Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA23P2600.0821103029.9671.100.0019.1100.07
    1982Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA24P2900.01620323936.9231.200.0021.396.76
    1983Houston AstrosNLMLB25P48079.22501771.0000.100.0929.6100.02
    1984Houston AstrosNLMLB26P60098.0611101817.9440.300.1737.0100.01
    1985Houston AstrosNLMLB27P49081.0613122019.9500.400.2330.2100.03
    1986Chicago White SoxALMLB28P46097.288101716.9410.300.1628.4100.04
    1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB29P60096.210170227271.0000.500.2837.0100.03
    1988Maine PhilliesILAAA30P2200.0141065.8330.200.0015.5100.08
    1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB30P808.20100111.0000.100.125.0100.014
    1989Tacoma TigersPCLAAA31P2200.01101221.0000.100.0015.4100.011
    1989Denver ZephyrsAmerAAA31P1100.0121043.7500.300.007.5100.014
    1989Oakland AthleticsALMLB31P409.00100111.0000.300.112.5100.014
    MLB Totals - (P)275046932563510.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)1350035578511.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (P)590023489411.0000.000.00---------
    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
    1978Minor27----------
    1979Minor25----------
    1980Minor32----------
    1981Minor26----------
    1982Minor29----------
    1983MLB48----------
    1984MLB60----------
    1985MLB49----------
    1986MLB46----------
    1987MLB60----------
    1988MLB8----------
    1988Minor22----------
    1989MLB4----------
    1989Minor33----------
    Totals469----------