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Billy HoeftTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1952-1966 MLB Years: 1952-1966
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PositionsP-505Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWilliam Frederick Hoeft
Height6-3Weight205BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateMay 17,1932PlaceOshkosh,Wisconsin
Death DateMarch 16,2010 [77.303]
High SchoolOshkosh Christian (Oshkosh,WI)
MLB DebutApril 18,1952 [19.336]
OrganizationsDET [8] BAL [4] CHN [2] BOS [1] MLN [1] SFN [1] Awards0Awards Voting1-1
TBC Player ID12878Retrosheet IDhoefb101MLBAM ID116015
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Player Notes:   Opening Day Starter for Baltimore Orioles in 1962
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts70Walks51Hittable49SO/BB62vsPower49Hitting49Durability76Team.488Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1952Detroit TigersALMLBdet44p2034403610010021501001.150.190.175.3657143.240.025.075.1774.6534.887.500.000.0016.67
1953Detroit TigersALMLBdet44p21306481110040091703001.172.274.188.46212176.234.016.156.23311.8422.371.890.000.009.09
1954Detroit TigersALMLBdet44p223552510600600102400101.192.317.308.62516663.345.116.308.29815.8738.102.400.000.0060.00
1955Detroit TigersALMLBdet38,44p233682917200400102504001.207.293.232.52519296.298.025.146.25510.4226.042.500.000.0011.76
1956Detroit TigersALMLBdet44p2442801620310900122205001.250.348.313.66125497.345.063.213.31012.3722.681.830.000.0020.00
1957Detroit TigersALMLBdet44p2542671310203100051405103.149.205.313.51821578.137.164.239.2326.4117.952.803.8522.3350.00
1958Detroit TigersALMLBdet44p264344101202050041101101.273.327.364.69116250.353.091.182.3088.0022.002.750.000.0016.67
1959Detroit TigersALMLBdet44p2733010000000002000.333.333.333.666105.333.000.000.3010.000.000.000.000.000.00
1959Boston Red SoxALMLBbos39p2773100000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1959Totals for AL-AL         2618141000000702001.222.222.278.5005120.364.056.056.2220.0035.000.000.000.0025.00
1959Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29p271612031000000600001.250.250.333.5834112.500.083.083.2570.0050.000.000.000.0033.33
1959Totals for AL-AL         2618141000000702001.222.222.278.5005120.364.056.056.2220.0035.000.000.000.0025.00
1960Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal20p28191000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1961Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal20p2935391700040041302100.179.250.179.4297046.259.000.103.2088.7028.263.250.000.000.00
1962Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal20p305719532001007701001.158.385.263.6485227.250.105.474.32525.9325.931.000.000.0066.67
1963San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn7p312310100010010010001.0001.0001.0002.0001031.000.0001.000.79233.330.000.000.000.000.00
1964Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb26p32429120002003303000.222.417.222.6392015.333.000.333.32220.0020.001.000.000.000.00
1965Chicago CubsNLMLBchn40p332911130000000300001.273.273.273.5463011.375.000.000.2450.0027.270.000.000.000.00
1966Chicago CubsNLMLBchn40p34364010000000100000.250.250.250.500104.333.000.000.2230.0025.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter5295317310718334700671620284012.202.289.264.55314024630.281.062.188.00010.6325.712.420.48177.0022.43
Detroit Tigers Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter26543264871533390052128021309.201.285.271.55611721508.276.070.190.00010.2425.202.460.59144.0024.14
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter12771613300500112603102.183.289.225.51416386.283.042.197.00012.7930.232.360.000.0023.08
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter6515140000000400001.267.267.267.5344015.364.000.000.0000.0026.670.000.000.000.00
Milwaukee Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter429120002003303000.222.417.222.6392015.333.000.333.00020.0020.001.000.000.000.00
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter73100000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2310100010010010001.0001.0001.0002.0001031.000.0001.000.00033.330.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16216322336111400215009104.202.289.264.553437193.281.062.188.00010.6325.712.420.48177.0022.43

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1952Detroit TigersALMLBdet20P34-125525243230.9380.880.24-----34100.022.1
1953Detroit TigersALMLBdet21P29-19714242-4038.9501.310.19-----3096.718.8
1954Detroit TigersALMLBdet22P34-175618122524.9600.710.14-----3597.122.1
1955Detroit TigersALMLBdet23P32-220721-228281.0000.880.13-----3688.920.8
1956Detroit TigersALMLBdet24P38-248528113433.9710.870.13-----4290.524.7
1957Detroit TigersALMLBdet25P34-207828223836.9471.060.17-----4281.022.1
1958Detroit TigersALMLBdet26P36-143615322421.8750.580.15-----4383.723.4
1959Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27P16-41-71187.8750.440.17-----16100.010.4
1959Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27P5-1743--771.0001.400.41-----771.43.2
1959Detroit TigersALMLBdet27P2-9-2--221.0001.000.22-----366.71.3
1960Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28P19-1833-1661.0000.320.33-----19100.012.3
1961Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29P35-138925-234341.0000.970.25-----35100.021.6
1962Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30P57-1131017222927.9310.470.24-----57100.035.2
1963San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31P23-24142-75.7140.220.21-----23100.014.2
1964Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb32P42-73414--18181.0000.430.25-----42100.025.9
1965Chicago CubsNLMLBchn33P29-51-71-87.8750.240.14-----29100.017.9
1966Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34P36-4158--13131.0000.360.32-----36100.022.2
1966San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn34P4-3-------------40.02.5
MLB Totals for P - 15 season(s)-   P505-1843872491719353336.9520.670.18-----5050.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1952Detroit TigersALMLBdet2034----------
1953Detroit TigersALMLBdet2129----------
1954Detroit TigersALMLBdet2234----------
1955Detroit TigersALMLBdet2332----------
1956Detroit TigersALMLBdet2438----------
1957Detroit TigersALMLBdet2534----------
1958Detroit TigersALMLBdet2636----------
1959Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2716----------
1959Boston Red SoxALMLBbos275----------
1959Detroit TigersALMLBdet272----------
1960Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2819----------
1961Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2935----------
1962Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3057----------
1963San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3123----------
1964Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb3242----------
1965Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3329----------
1966Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3436----------
1966San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn344----------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1966-10-07Released by Giants. 
1966-09-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Giants. 
1966-08-02Released by Cubs. 
1965-05-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1965-04-11Released by Tigers. 
1964-11-16ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1964-10-19Released by Braves. 
1963-12-03TradeTraded by Giants with Ernie Bowman, Ed Bailey and Felipe Alou to Braves for Bob Hendley, Bob Shaw and Del Crandall. 
1962-12-15TradeTraded by Orioles with Jimmie Coker and Jack Fisher to Giants for John Orsino, Mike McCormick and Stu Miller. 
1959-06-15TradeTraded by Red Sox to Orioles for Jack Harshman. 
1959-05-02TradeTraded by Tigers to Red Sox for Ted Lepcio and Dave Sisler. 
1950-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
* 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.