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Billy GardnerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1954-1963 MLB Years: 1954-1963
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World Series Champion

Positions2B-839, SS-108, 3B-92Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWilliam Frederick Gardner Sr.
Height6-0Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 19,1927 [91.031]PlaceWaterford,Connecticut
MLB DebutApril 22,1954 [26.278]
OrganizationsBAL [4] BOS [2] NY1 [2] NYA [2] MIN [1] WS1 [1] Awards0Awards Voting2-70
TBC Player ID11740Retrosheet IDgardb101MLBAM ID114616
RelationshipsFather of Billy Gardner
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed55Power44Contact61XBH50RBIs32Runs44Hitting47Durability67Team.516Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1954New York GiantsNLMLBny1153b2662108102350170161910001.213.261.287.548316115.250.074.120.2575.2216.523.170.87108.0026.09
1955New York GiantsNLMLBny115ss2759187263810131700131924102.203.261.316.5775914207.211.113.182.2646.289.181.461.4562.3336.84
1956Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal92b28144515531191621150552953781115.231.281.334.61517229560.239.103.159.2795.189.461.831.9646.8224.37
1957Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal92b291546447916936365510753678112213.262.325.356.68122945718.284.094.180.3097.389.331.260.84107.3326.63
1958Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal92b3015156032126282333233453364411.225.271.298.56916733607.242.073.132.2565.608.731.560.49186.6726.19
1959Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal92b311404013487132627213861183912.217.284.304.58812221451.240.087.185.2618.4313.531.611.3366.8324.14
1960Washington Senators IALMLBws192b3214559271152265956044376671013.257.313.363.67621540649.281.106.172.3076.6311.711.771.3965.7826.32
1961Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin92b334515413369011100101407017.234.280.312.5924810171.252.078.143.2675.858.191.400.58154.0027.78
1961New York YankeesALMLBnya123b334199112150120061831004.212.278.293.571296109.250.081.141.2645.5016.513.000.9299.0028.57
1961Totals for AL-AL         862532457140213001632380111.225.279.304.5837716280.251.079.142.2665.7111.432.000.71126.5028.07
1962New York YankeesALMLBnya123b-2b3441100000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1962Boston Red SoxALMLBbos10,242b345319922549201201103912004.271.310.337.6476711212.338.066.111.2934.7218.403.900.000.0020.37
1962Totals for AL-AL         5720023549201201104012004.270.308.335.6436711213.338.065.110.2924.6918.784.000.000.0020.37
1963Boston Red SoxALMLBbos152b35368441621010041910011.190.236.238.47420389.246.048.095.2124.4921.354.750.000.0018.75
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter10343544356841159184127119222464393354121883.237.292.327.61911592183889.260.090.158.0006.3311.291.781.0586.4425.92
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter58921201985019392616519161542341933101651.236.293.325.6186901282336.254.089.163.0006.5910.021.521.1181.5425.55
Washington Senators I Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter14559271152265956044376671013.257.313.363.67621540649.281.106.172.0006.6311.711.771.3965.7826.32
New York Giants Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter121295366115142401193834103.207.261.305.5669020322.224.098.159.0005.9011.802.001.2473.7532.79
Boston Red Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter89283267011301301145822015.247.288.307.5958714301.311.060.106.0004.6519.274.140.000.0020.00
Minnesota Twins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4515413369011100101407017.234.280.312.5924810171.252.078.143.0005.858.191.400.58154.0027.78
New York Yankees Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter45100122150120061931004.210.275.290.565296110.250.080.140.0005.4517.273.170.91100.0028.57
Average MLB - Per 162 games16255556132253642333969582313.237.292.327.61918234609.260.090.158.0006.3311.291.781.0586.4425.92

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1954New York GiantsNLMLBny1263B30--1856127574.9872.47------6248.419.5
1954New York GiantsNLMLBny1262B13--1717113534.9712.62------6221.08.4
1954New York GiantsNLMLBny126SS5--79-116161.0003.20------628.13.2
1955New York GiantsNLMLBny127SS38--651221228199187.9404.92------5964.424.7
1955New York GiantsNLMLBny1273B10--713-120201.0002.00------5916.96.5
1955New York GiantsNLMLBny1272B4--441-98.8892.00------596.82.6
1956Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal282B132--2743311676621605.9744.58------14491.785.7
1956Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28SS25--2446217270.9722.80------14417.416.2
1956Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal283B6--39--12121.0002.00------1444.23.9
1957Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal292B148--3934241196828817.9875.52------15496.197.4
1957Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29SS9--1326174039.9754.33------1545.85.9
1958Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal302B151--34935011113710699.9854.63------151100.098.7
1958Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30SS13--56--11111.0000.85------1518.68.5
1959Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal312B139--33339218104743725.9765.22------14099.390.3
1959Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal313B1--1---111.0001.00------1400.70.6
1959Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal31SS1---1--111.0001.00------1400.70.6
1960Washington Senators IALMLBws1322B145--35540721101783762.9735.26------145100.094.2
1960Washington Senators IALMLBws132SS13--511-216161.0001.23------1459.08.4
1961Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin332B41--8696532187182.9734.44------4591.125.6
1961New York YankeesALMLBnya333B33--2654468480.9522.42------4180.520.4
1961New York YankeesALMLBnya332B6--97-216161.0002.67------4114.63.7
1961Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin333B2---32-53.6001.50------454.41.3
1962Boston Red SoxALMLBbos342B38--6691621163157.9634.13------5371.723.8
1962Boston Red SoxALMLBbos343B7--717312724.8893.43------5313.24.4
1962Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34SS4--615112221.9555.25------537.52.5
1962New York YankeesALMLBnya342B1--1---111.0001.00------425.00.6
1962New York YankeesALMLBnya343B1---2--221.0002.00------425.00.6
1963Boston Red SoxALMLBbos352B21--36541139190.9894.29------3658.313.0
1963Boston Red SoxALMLBbos353B2--15--661.0003.00------365.61.2
MLB Totals for 2B - 10 season(s)-   2B839--192321739155941874096.9784.88------8390.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 8 season(s)-   SS108--1252361640377361.9583.34------1080.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 7 season(s)-   3B92--631591010232222.9572.41------920.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1954New York GiantsNLMLBny126---13530-----
1955New York GiantsNLMLBny127---43810-----
1956Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28---132256-----
1957Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29---1489------
1958Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30---15113------
1959Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal31---13911-----
1960Washington Senators IALMLBws132---14513------
1961Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin33---41-2-----
1961New York YankeesALMLBnya33---6-33-----
1962Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34---3847-----
1962New York YankeesALMLBnya34---1-1-----
1963Boston Red SoxALMLBbos35---21-2-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1961New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB3311000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs11000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1965Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos37Third Base Coach16262100.38340.09Billy Herman
1966Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos38Third Base Coach1627290.44426.09Billy Herman,Pete Runnels
1977Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon49First Base Coach1627587.46326.05Dick Williams
1978Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon50First Base Coach1627686.46914.04Dick Williams
1979Memphis ChicksSouAAMinormon51Manager1448262.5691.02 Lost in Semi-Finals
1980Denver BearsAmerAAAMinormon52Manager1369244.676--1 Lost in Finals
1981Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin53First Base Coach1094168.37623.07Johnny Goryl,Billy Gardner
1981Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin53Manager1094168.37623.07 
1982Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin54Manager16260102.37033.07 
1983Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin55Manager1627092.43229.05 
1984Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin56Manager1628181.5003.02 
1985Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin57Manager1627785.47514.04 
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca59Manager1628379.5122.02 
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1963-10-02Released by Red Sox. 
1962-06-12TradeTraded by Yankees to Red Sox for Tom Umphlett and Cash. 
1961-06-14TradeTraded by Twins to Yankees for Danny McDevitt. 
1960-04-03TradeTraded by Orioles to Senators for Ron Samford and Clint Courtney. 
1956-04-21Purchased by Orioles from Giants. 
1945-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
* 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.