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Billy HermanTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1931-1947 MLB Years: 1931-1947
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Positions2B-1813, 3B-71, 1B-27Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWilliam Jennings Bryan Herman
Height5-11Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 7,1909PlaceNew Albany,Indiana
Death DateSeptember 5,1992 [83.060]
High SchoolNew Albany (New Albany,IN)
MLB DebutAugust 29,1931 [22.053]
OrganizationsCHN [11] BRO [4] BSN [1] PIT [1] Awards0Awards Voting7-278
TBC Player ID12712Retrosheet IDhermb101MLBAM ID115809
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed62Power64Contact47XBH60RBIs57Runs58Hitting81Durability83Team.562Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1931Chicago CubsNLMLBchn-2b2125981432700162013604000.327.405.398.803397115.348.071.224.37911.305.220.460.000.0021.88
1932Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22b221546561022064271511404033522000.314.358.404.76226550723.330.090.172.3495.534.560.830.14656.0024.27
1933Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22b23153619821733520445045344130021.279.332.342.67421237681.296.063.144.3186.614.990.760.000.0021.39
1934Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22b241134567913821634260343138008.303.355.395.75018030501.320.092.180.3486.796.190.910.60152.0021.74
1935Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22b251546661132275767836042293240017.341.383.476.85931770735.349.135.207.3915.713.950.690.9595.1430.84
1936Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22b261536321012115775935059301170016.334.392.470.86229769709.345.136.237.3958.324.230.510.71126.4032.70
1937Chicago CubsNLMLBchn42b271385641061893511865205622111007.335.396.479.87527054632.339.144.246.4008.863.480.391.2770.5028.57
1938Chicago CubsNLMLBchn42b28152624861733471563059312110024.277.342.359.70122442696.291.082.181.3298.484.450.530.14624.0024.28
1939Chicago CubsNLMLBchn42b2915662311119134187709066315190024.307.378.453.83128259713.315.146.266.3819.264.350.470.9889.0030.89
1940Chicago CubsNLMLBchn42b30135558771632445571047300110016.292.347.376.72321033616.302.084.170.3357.634.870.640.81111.6020.25
1941Chicago CubsNLMLBchn42b311136470100009500000.194.356.250.6069145.226.056.306.30920.0011.110.560.000.0014.29
1941Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro162b3113353677156304341105838190013.291.361.379.74020337604.309.088.198.3509.606.290.660.50178.6723.72
1941Totals for NL-NL         14457281163305341106743190013.285.361.371.73221238649.304.086.205.34710.326.630.640.46190.6723.31
1942Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro162b321555717614634226560725204009.256.339.333.67219038647.279.077.214.32611.138.040.720.31285.5026.03
1943Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro162b331535857619341221004066260120019.330.398.417.81524445663.343.087.207.3909.953.920.390.30292.5023.32
1946Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro163b-2b364718424538402820261001006.288.376.375.7516912211.305.087.239.35912.324.740.380.000.0022.64
1946Boston BravesNLMLBbsn202b3675252327723132210431315008.306.409.440.84911127301.314.134.310.40214.294.320.301.0084.0035.06
1946Totals for NL-NL         12243656130315350306923160014.298.395.413.80818039512.310.115.280.38413.484.490.330.59145.3330.00
1947Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit112b3715473104006002700003.213.245.298.54314449.250.085.128.2534.0814.293.500.000.0040.00
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter192277071163234548682478396707374282617100191.304.367.407.77431366158641.318.103.207.0008.534.950.580.54163.9826.23
Chicago Cubs Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter13445532875171034669375775304702822414000133.309.366.417.78323054526166.321.108.202.0007.624.570.600.60149.5126.43
Brooklyn Dodgers Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter48818762535481131272341302221261260047.292.367.376.7437061322125.310.084.209.00010.455.930.570.33268.0024.09
Boston Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter75252327723132210431315008.306.409.440.84911127301.314.134.310.00014.294.320.301.0084.0035.06
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter15473104006002700003.213.245.298.54314449.250.085.128.0004.0814.293.500.000.0040.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162650981984174716062362140016.304.367.407.77426452728.318.103.207.0008.534.950.580.54163.9826.23

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1931Chicago CubsNLMLBchn212B25--76791017165155.9396.20------25100.016.2
1932Chicago CubsNLMLBchn222B154--40152738102966928.9616.03------154100.0100.0
1933Chicago CubsNLMLBchn232B153--466512451141023978.9566.39------153100.099.4
1934Chicago CubsNLMLBchn242B111--2783851764680663.9755.97------11398.273.5
1935Chicago CubsNLMLBchn252B154--41652035109971936.9646.08------154100.0100.0
1936Chicago CubsNLMLBchn262B153--45749224110973949.9756.20------153100.099.4
1937Chicago CubsNLMLBchn272B137--3844684197893852.9546.22------13899.389.0
1938Chicago CubsNLMLBchn282B151--40451718111939921.9816.10------15299.399.3
1939Chicago CubsNLMLBchn292B156--3774852995891862.9675.53------156100.0101.3
1940Chicago CubsNLMLBchn302B135--3664482294836814.9746.03------135100.087.7
1941Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro312B133--2973542064671651.9704.89------133100.086.4
1941Chicago CubsNLMLBchn312B11--3320655953.8984.82------11100.07.1
1942Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro322B153--3834022297807785.9735.13------15598.799.4
1942Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro321B3--292123231.96910.33------1551.91.9
1943Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro332B117--2913221869631613.9715.24------15376.576.5
1943Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro333B37--546832125122.9763.30------15324.224.2
1946Boston BravesNLMLBbsn362B44--95101922205196.9564.45------7558.728.8
1946Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro363B29--3155589186.9452.97------4761.718.6
1946Boston BravesNLMLBbsn361B22--1796112186185.9958.41------7529.314.4
1946Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro362B16--4236-578781.0004.88------4734.010.3
1946Boston BravesNLMLBbsn363B5--59111514.9332.80------756.73.3
1947Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit372B10--1413-227271.0002.70------1566.76.5
1947Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit371B2--62--881.0004.00------1513.31.3
MLB Totals for 2B - 15 season(s)-   2B1813--4780568135411771081510461.9675.77------18130.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B71--90132911231222.9613.13------710.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B27--21410214226224.9918.30------270.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1931Chicago CubsNLMLBchn21---25-------
1932Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22---154-------
1933Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23---153-------
1934Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24---111-------
1935Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25---154-------
1936Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26---153-------
1937Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27---137-------
1938Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28---151-------
1939Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29---156-------
1940Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30---135-------
1941Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro31---133-------
1941Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31---11-------
1942Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro32--3153-------
1943Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro33---117-37-----
1946Boston BravesNLMLBbsn36--2244-5-----
1946Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBbro36---16-29-----
1947Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit37--210-------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1932Chicago CubsWorld SeriesMLB22418541001001300000.222.263.278.5415119.267.056.1115.2615.793.000.000.0025.00
1935Chicago CubsWorld SeriesMLB25624382116000200000.333.333.625.95815424.333.292.2920.008.330.004.1724.0050.00
1938Chicago CubsWorld SeriesMLB28416130000001400000.188.235.188.4233017.250.000.0635.8823.534.000.000.000.00
1941Brooklyn DodgersWorld SeriesMLB3148010000002000000.125.300.125.4251010.125.000.25020.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 4 yrs18669163117004900000.242.286.364.65024570.268.122.1825.7112.862.251.4366.0031.25

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1947Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit37Manager1546292.40332.07 
1952Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBMLBbro42Assistant Coach1539657.627--1Chuck DressenLost World Series (Yankees)
1953Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBMLBbro43Assistant Coach15410549.682--1Chuck DressenLost World Series (Yankees)
1954Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBMLBbro44Assistant Coach1549262.5975.02Walter Alston
1955Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBMLBbro45Assistant Coach1539855.641--1Walter AlstonWon World Series (Yankees)
1956Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBMLBbro46Assistant Coach1549361.604--1Walter AlstonLost World Series (Yankees)
1957Brooklyn DodgersNLMLBMLBbro47Assistant Coach1548470.54511.03Walter Alston
1958Milwaukee BravesNLMLBMLBmlb48Assistant Coach1549262.597--1Fred HaneyLost World Series (Yankees)
1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBMLBmlb49Assistant Coach1568670.5512.02Fred Haney
1960Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos50Third Base Coach1546589.42232.07Billy Jurges,Pinky Higgins,Del Baker
1961Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos51Third Base Coach1627686.46933.06Pinky Higgins
1962Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos52Third Base Coach1607684.47519.06Pinky Higgins
1963Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos53Third Base Coach1617685.47228.07Johnny Pesky
1964Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos54Third Base Coach1627290.44427.07Johnny Pesky,Billy Herman
1964Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos54Manager1627290.44427.07 
1965Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos55Manager16262100.38340.09 
1966Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos56Manager1627290.44426.09 
1967California AngelsALMLBMLBcal57Third Base Coach1618477.5227.55Bill Rigney
1978San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn68Hitting Coach1628478.51911.04Roger Craig
1979San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn69Hitting Coach1616893.42222.05Roger Craig
* 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.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1947-09-16Released by Pirates. 
1946-09-30TradeTraded by Braves with Whitey Wietelmann, Stan Wentzel and Elmer Singleton to Pirates for Hank Camelli and Bob Elliott. 
1946-06-15TradeTraded by Dodgers to Braves for Stew Hofferth. 
1941-05-06TradeTraded by Cubs to Dodgers for Charlie Gilbert, Johnny Hudson and Cash. 
* 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.