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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Willie Anthony Banks
Stat Years
1987-2010  [mlb] 1991-2002
Height/Weight
6-1 / 202
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (418) ... OF (1)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
St. Anthony (Jersey City,NJ)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Minnesota Twins in Round #1 (#3 overall) of the 1987 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Ed Dunn
MLB Debut
1991-07-31 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.154)
Service Time
Organizations
MIN [7] CHN [3] NYA [3] BOS [2] LAN [1] MIA [1] ARI [1] NYN [1] TOR [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 1262 ... retro id: bankw001 ... mlbam id: 110536
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1987Elizabethton TwinsAppRkmin-181---186.9913130000065.27371513627128032.0610.010.418.509.739.731.15.111
    1987Minor Totals: MINbyYearRk----181---187.0413130000065.77371513627128032.0710.080.418.569.809.801.15.111
    1988Kenosha TwinsMidwAmin23192---10103.72242400000125.21097352310711314041.727.810.217.668.095.231.06.500
    1988Minor Totals: MINbyYearA----191---10103.74242400000125.71097352310711314041.737.840.227.698.125.251.06.500
    1989Visalia OaksCalifA+min-203---1292.59272774000174.01227050585173220101.196.310.264.408.953.622.04.571
    1989Orlando Sun RaysSouAAmin-203---105.1411000007.010440092001.4312.860.000.0011.575.140.001.000
    1989Minor Totals: MINbyYearAA/A+----202---1392.69282874000181.01327454585182240101.206.560.254.239.053.682.14.591
    1990Orlando Sun RaysSouAAmin27214---793.93282810000162.2161937115981146071.598.910.835.426.315.151.16.438
    1990Minor Totals: MINbyYearAA----211---793.94282810000162.7161937115981146071.608.930.835.446.335.161.16.438
    1991Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-225---984.55252411110146.115681746766314061.599.590.374.673.874.980.83.529
    1991Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23225Log - Sp - Ext - Perf115.71530022017.1211511112163001.9010.900.526.238.317.791.33.500
    1991Minor Totals: MINbyYearAAA----221---984.56252411110146.315681746766314061.599.610.374.683.884.990.83.529
    1991MLB Totals: MINbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf115.79530022017.3211511112163001.9311.050.536.328.427.891.33.500
    1992Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-236---611.9211112000075.0622016234415201.287.440.244.084.922.401.21.857
    1992Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23236Log - Sp - Ext - Perf445.7016120024071.0804645637375121.6510.140.764.694.695.831.00.500
    1992Minor Totals: MINbyYearAAA----231---611.9211112000075.0622016234415201.287.440.244.084.922.401.21.857
    1992MLB Totals: MINbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf445.7016120024071.0804645637375121.6510.140.764.694.695.831.00.500
    1993Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23247Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11124.04313000110171.1186917717781389531.549.770.894.107.254.781.77.478
    1993MLB Totals: MINbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11124.05313000110171.3186917717781389531.549.780.894.107.264.791.77.478
    1994Chicago CubsNLMLBchn35258Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8125.40232311000138.113988831656918121.419.041.043.645.925.731.63.400
    1994MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8125.41232311000138.313988831656918121.419.061.043.655.935.731.63.400
    1995Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27269Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0115.4310000210011.227232051293003.3420.833.869.266.9417.740.75.000
    1995Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan40269Log - Sp - Ext - Perf024.03660000029.0362113216234111.7911.170.624.977.146.521.44.000
    1995Florida MarlinsNLMLBmia30269Log - Sp - Ext - Perf234.32990000050.0432724730302011.467.741.265.405.404.861.00.400
    1995MLB Totals: CHN-LAN-MIAbyYearMLB----263Log - Sp - Ext - Perf265.69251500210090.710671571458629121.8210.581.405.796.197.081.07.250
    1997Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-2810---1454.27332410593154.0164877318451307041.369.581.052.637.605.082.89.737
    1997New York YankeesALMLBnya622810Log - Sp - Ext - Perf301.93510014014.09330680011.075.790.003.865.141.931.331.000
    1997Minor Totals: NYAbyYearAAA----281---1454.27332410593154.0164877318451307041.369.581.052.637.605.082.89.737
    1997MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf301.93510014014.09330680011.075.790.003.865.141.931.331.000
    1998New York YankeesALMLBnya132911Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1110.05900059014.120161641281012.2312.562.517.535.0210.050.67.500
    1998Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari462911Log - Sp - Ext - Perf123.0933000833143.2342115225324111.357.010.415.156.604.331.28.333
    1998MLB Totals: NYA-ARIbyYearMLB----292Log - Sp - Ext - Perf234.81420001342158.0543731637405121.578.380.935.746.215.741.08.400
    1999Orix---Intl----3012---333.941300000129.2271613321260001.628.190.916.377.894.851.24.500
    1999Orix---Intl----3012---413.201000000039.1361514023350001.508.240.005.268.013.431.52.800
    1999Intl TotalsbyYearIntl----302---743.5223000023169.0633127344610001.558.220.395.747.964.041.39.636
    2000Surpass---Intl----3113---056.401300000057.2694441355370022.1510.770.478.585.776.870.67.000
    2000Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn463113---245.08990000051.1563229525205121.589.820.884.383.515.610.80.333
    2000Intl TotalsbyYearIntl----311---056.4513000013057.7694441355370022.1710.860.478.655.826.920.67.000
    2000Minor Totals: NYNbyYearAAA----311---245.11990000051.3563229525205121.599.860.884.403.525.640.80.333
    2001Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAtor313214---853.25242300010146.215163531253121110111.399.270.743.257.423.872.28.615
    2001Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos373214---201.42220000012.283203120010.875.680.002.138.532.134.001.000
    2001Boston Red SoxALMLBbos183214Log - Sp - Ext - Perf000.84500015010.254104101100.844.220.003.378.443.372.50.000
    2001Minor Totals: TOR-BOSbyYearAAA----322---1053.11262500010159.315966551256133110121.358.990.683.177.523.732.38.667
    2001MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf000.88500015010.754104101100.884.410.003.538.823.532.50.000
    2002Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos143315---124.50640012126.020141329151011.126.920.693.125.194.851.67.333
    2002Boston Red SoxALMLBbos173315Log - Sp - Ext - Perf213.23290001829139.0321514514261031.187.381.153.236.003.461.86.667
    2002Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAAA----331---124.50640012126.020141329151011.126.920.693.125.194.851.67.333
    2002MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf213.23290001829139.0321514514261031.187.381.153.236.003.461.86.667
    2003Columbus ClippersILAAAnya313416---233.89310001931339.1422117519264001.559.611.144.355.954.811.37.400
    2003Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-3416---202.032500022251731.0247717292001.006.970.292.038.422.034.141.000
    2003Minor Totals: CHN-NYAbyYearAAA----342---433.085600041562070.3662824626556001.318.470.773.347.063.592.12.571
    2004Newark BearsAtlIndy----3517---139.64530012014.02119151942012.1413.500.645.792.5712.210.44.250
    2004Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----351---139.64530012014.02119151942012.1413.500.645.792.5712.210.44.250
    2005Newark BearsAtlIndy----3618---0067.5040000402.015161505210110.0067.500.0022.509.0072.000.40.000
    2005Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----361---0067.5040000402.015161505210110.0067.500.0022.509.0072.000.40.000
    2009Newark BearsAtlIndy----4019---106.4317000317028.0362420226219002.2111.570.648.366.757.710.811.000
    2009Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----401---106.4317000317028.0362420226219002.2111.570.648.366.757.710.811.000
    2010Newark BearsAtlIndy---364120---139.211240058028.1473429517222002.2614.931.595.406.9910.801.29.250
    2010Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----411---139.291240058028.3473429517222002.2815.051.605.447.0510.891.29.250
    MLB Totals (12 yrs)33394.75181841140972610.3632370322653024284110151.539.320.964.466.315.461.42.458
    American League Totals (7 yrs)22194.46100460030541337.735319016733163243207101.539.420.884.356.495.071.49.537
    National League Totals (5 yrs)11205.1281381110431272.72791801553213918521351.549.221.064.606.125.951.33.355
    Minor League Totals77643.792591901254869241,217.31158639512776239371213491.468.560.574.616.934.731.50.546
    Minor: Intl Totals794.85360000361126.71327568699980021.839.410.437.066.995.350.99.438
    Minor: Indy Totals369.8638700931072.311993798574914022.4414.851.007.126.1211.610.86.333
    Minor: Rk Totals187.0413130000065.77371513627128032.0710.080.418.569.809.801.15.111
    Minor: A Totals10103.74242400000125.71097352310711314041.737.840.227.698.125.251.06.500
    Minor: A+ Totals1292.59272774000174.01227050585173220101.196.310.264.408.953.622.04.571
    Minor: AA Totals893.99292910000169.7171977515981238071.599.100.805.216.545.161.26.471
    Minor: AAA Totals46283.751669741486924682.368332828451271457493251.409.010.673.586.034.331.69.622
    Minnesota Twins Totals (3 yrs)16174.62524500570259.72871521332412719117651.609.970.834.416.635.281.50.485
    Boston Red Sox Totals (2 yrs)212.74340001934149.7371915518362131.126.770.913.296.593.482.00.667
    Chicago Cubs Totals (2 yrs)8136.183323112100150.0166111103216810011121.569.961.264.086.006.661.47.381
    Arizona Diamondbacks Totals (1 yrs)123.1333000833143.7342115225324111.377.080.425.216.674.381.28.333
    New York Yankees Totals (2 yrs)416.0914100613028.3291919418161021.679.291.285.775.126.090.89.800
    Florida Marlins Totals (1 yrs)234.32990000050.0432724730302011.467.741.265.405.404.861.00.400
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (1 yrs)024.03660000029.0362113216234111.7911.170.624.977.146.521.44.000
    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%
    1994Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3525pL-S-E-P123413510000111317000.122.163.146.3095061.024.024.1792.0026.0013.000.00.0020.0
    1995Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2726pL-S-E-P2101000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    1995Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan4026pL-S-E-P268110000001411000.125.300.125.4251110.125.000.2509.0936.364.000.00.000.0
    1995Florida MarlinsNLMLBmia3026pL-S-E-P21217161001000400000.353.353.412.7651771.059.059.4620.0023.530.000.00.0016.7
    1997Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-28p---3352100000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1998Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari4629pL-S-E-P4311000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    2000Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn4631p---598100000000301000.000.000.000.000900.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    2003Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-34p---6250000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000100.000.000.000100.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2010Newark BearsAtlIndy---3641p---722000000000110000.000.333.000.333300.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (5 yrs)826851220010122328000.176.222.206.42880142.044.030.2672.5028.7511.500.00.0016.7
    National League Totals (5 yrs)826851220010122328000.176.222.206.42880142.044.030.2672.5028.7511.500.00.0016.7
    Minor League Totals6910200000001401000.000.091.000.0911200.100.000.0008.3333.334.000.00.000.0
    Minor: Indy Totals22000000000110000.000.333.000.333300.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals6910200000001401000.000.091.000.0911200.100.000.0008.3333.334.000.00.000.0
    Chicago Cubs Totals (2 yrs)33423510000111417000.119.159.143.3025161.024.024.1791.9627.4514.000.00.0020.0
    Arizona Diamondbacks Totals (1 yrs)311000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    Florida Marlins Totals (1 yrs)1217161001000400000.353.353.412.7651771.059.059.4620.0023.530.000.00.0016.7
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (1 yrs)68110000001411000.125.300.125.4251110.125.000.2509.0936.364.000.00.000.0
    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
    1987Elizabethton TwinsAppRk18P1300.049902213.5911.000.0018.8100.04
    1988Kenosha TwinsMidwA19P2400.0726613933.8461.400.0017.1100.08
    1989Visalia OaksCalifA+20P2700.01418733932.8211.200.0019.0100.08
    1989Orlando Sun RaysSouAA20P100.0001010.0000.000.000.7100.015
    1990Orlando Sun RaysSouAA21P2800.01115302926.8970.900.0019.4100.08
    1991Portland BeaversPCLAAA22P2500.0516522621.8080.800.0018.1100.07
    1991Minnesota TwinsALMLB22P5017.1000000.0000.000.003.1100.016
    1992Portland BeaversPCLAAA23P1100.076101413.9291.200.007.6100.012
    1992Minnesota TwinsALMLB23P16071.0950014141.0000.900.209.9100.011
    1993Minnesota TwinsALMLB24P310171.11315613428.8240.900.1619.1100.09
    1994Chicago CubsNLMLB25P230138.1913102322.9571.000.1620.4100.07
    1995Chicago CubsNLMLB26P10011.23200551.0000.500.456.9100.015
    1995Florida MarlinsNLMLB26P9050.065101211.9171.200.226.375.016
    1995Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB26P6029.04300771.0001.200.244.2100.019
    1997Columbus ClippersILAAA28OF100.0001010.0000.000.000.72.915
    1997Columbus ClippersILAAA28P3300.01421203735.9461.100.0023.294.34
    1997New York YankeesALMLB28P5014.00401441.0000.800.293.1100.015
    1998Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLB29P33043.2760013131.0000.400.3020.4100.06
    1998New York YankeesALMLB29P9014.1341187.8750.800.505.6100.013
    2000Norfolk TidesILAAA31P900.0431087.8750.800.006.3100.015
    2001Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAA32P2400.0318222321.9130.900.0016.7100.09
    2001Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA32P200.0211043.7501.500.001.4100.025
    2001Boston Red SoxALMLB32P5010.2000000.0000.000.003.1100.021
    2002Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA33P600.01300441.0000.700.004.2100.022
    2002Boston Red SoxALMLB33P29039.038101211.9170.400.2817.9100.08
    2003Iowa CubsPCLAAA34P2500.04300771.0000.300.0017.6100.04
    2004Newark BearsAtlInd35P500.0072297.7781.400.004.0100.013
    2005Newark BearsAtlInd36P400.01100221.0000.500.002.9100.022
    Ind Totals - (P)9001822119.8181.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (P)18106085765103132122.9240.700.200.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)100001010.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)135004071124123111.9020.800.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)29001115403026.8670.900.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)27001418733932.8211.200.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)2400726613933.8461.400.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (P)130049902213.5911.000.000.00.00
    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
    1987Minor13----------
    1988Minor24----------
    1989Minor28----------
    1990Minor28----------
    1991MLB5----------
    1991Minor25----------
    1992MLB16----------
    1992Minor11----------
    1993MLB31----------
    1994MLB23----------
    1995MLB25----------
    1997MLB5----------
    1997Minor33--------1-
    1998MLB42----------
    2000Minor9----------
    2001MLB5----------
    2001Minor26----------
    2002MLB29----------
    2002Minor6----------
    2003Minor25----------
    Totals409--------1-