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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Willie Watterson Horton
Stat Years
1962-1982  [mlb] 1963-1980
Height/Weight
5-11 / 209
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
OF (1191) ... DH (753) ... 1B (5) ... 3B (1)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
1942-10-18 in Arno, Virginia   [77.266]
High School
Northwestern (Detroit,MI)
Colleges
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Detroit Tigers in 1961
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1963-09-10 - Boxscore  (Age: 20.327)
Service Time
Organizations
DET [15] SEA [2] PIT [2] TEX [1] CLE [1] OAK [1] TOR [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 12997 ... retro id: hortw101 ... mlbam id: 116164
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1962Duluth-SuperiorNorthernInd----19of---1123441681302041572000000000.295.295.460.75544120339.000.165.0000.000.000.0029.43.4030.0
    1963KnoxvilleSALA----20of---2118442771472091470000000000.333.333.514.84744222743.000.181.0000.000.000.0031.63.1729.2
    1963SyracuseILAAA----20of---2217812172128000000000.218.218.346.56478275.000.128.0000.000.000.0039.02.5629.4
    1963Detroit TigersALMLBdet4820ofL-S-E-P215436142114200800000.326.326.488.81443214.209.162.3820.0018.600.0043.02.3328.6
    1964SyracuseILAAA----21of---3135490731411692899000000000.288.288.529.81749025953.000.241.0000.000.000.0017.55.7137.6
    1964Detroit TigersALMLBdet2321ofL-S-E-P325806131311000112010020.163.272.288.56092235.263.125.20311.9621.741.8280.01.0938.5
    1965Detroit TigersALMLBdet2322ofL-S-E-P414351269140202291045948101624912.273.340.490.83057225151.303.217.2888.3917.662.1017.75.0736.4
    1966Detroit TigersALMLBdet2323ofL-S-E-P514652672138226271001144103323411.262.321.481.80257825355.302.219.2787.6117.822.3419.54.6739.9
    1967Detroit TigersALMLBdet2324ofL-S-E-P6122401471102031967003680413012.274.338.481.81944519342.297.207.2988.0917.982.2221.14.2738.2
    1968Detroit TigersALMLBdet2325ofL-S-E-P71435126814620236850349110827814.285.352.543.89557827858.348.258.2958.4819.032.2414.26.2339.7
    1969Detroit TigersALMLBdet2326ofL-S-E-P8141508661331712891335293314108.262.332.465.79756823646.305.203.2699.1516.371.7918.14.9334.6
    1970Detroit TigersALMLBdet2327ofL-S-E-P99637153113182176901284320367.305.354.501.85540418637.270.196.3066.9310.641.5421.84.2132.7
    1971Detroit TigersALMLBdet2328ofL-S-E-P10119450641302512272153775704815.289.349.496.84549822348.280.207.3037.4315.062.0320.54.4236.9
    1972Detroit TigersALMLBdet3329ofL-S-E-P11108333447795113600274732258.231.293.387.68036712925.237.156.2387.3612.811.7430.33.0032.5
    1973Detroit TigersALMLBdet2330ofL-S-E-P12111411421301931753142357711514.316.362.501.86344320639.234.185.3345.1912.872.4824.23.8430.0
    1974Detroit TigersALMLBdet2331ofL-S-E-P1372238327181154701213630136.298.361.529.89026312624.315.231.2987.9813.691.7115.95.7033.8
    1975Detroit TigersALMLBdet2332dhL-S-E-P1415961562169131259212441090081118.275.319.421.74066725939.216.146.2946.6016.342.4824.63.7523.1
    1976Detroit TigersALMLBdet2333dhL-S-E-P15114401401051701456004963204716.262.342.409.75145616431.269.147.27710.7513.821.2928.63.0729.5
    1977Detroit TigersALMLBdet2334ofL-S-E-P1614010000000000000.250.250.250.500410.000.000.2500.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1977Texas RangersALMLBtex2334dhL-S-E-P161395195515023315752342117008515.289.337.432.76956922441.222.143.3427.3820.562.7934.62.6427.3
    1978Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2335dhL-S-E-P175016915427052230152511047.249.314.379.6931866412.237.130.2668.0613.441.6733.82.6928.6
    1978Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak1135dhL-S-E-P17321021132803190191501021.314.369.480.8491124911.245.166.3458.0413.391.6734.02.6834.4
    1978Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor4835dhL-S-E-P17331221225603190042900106.205.228.328.556127409.156.123.2423.1522.837.2540.72.3636.0
    1979Seattle MarinersALMLBsea5336dhL-S-E-P1816264677180195291061142112422420.279.326.458.78469629653.245.179.2986.0316.092.6722.34.1729.4
    1980Seattle MarinersALMLBsea5337dhL-S-E-P1997335327410183604397042425.221.306.328.63438411019.212.107.25310.1618.231.7941.92.0825.7
    1981Portland BeaversPCLAAApit-38of---2010436850111251177511266130810.302.346.514.86040518943.283.212.3156.4215.062.3521.64.2038.7
    1982Portland BeaversPCLAAApit-391b---2111944061121111228222487130650.275.346.455.80149720034.289.180.2809.6614.291.4820.04.4328.1
    MLB Totals (21 yrs)2028729887319932844032511632038620131358175995195.273.332.457.78980523332649.266.184.2927.7016.312.1222.54.0432.6
    American League Totals (21 yrs)2028729887319932844032511632038620131358175995195.273.332.457.78980523332649.266.184.2927.7016.312.1222.54.0432.6
    Minor League Totals49718182735377421833343374132601460.295.323.496.8191912902178.241.201.2813.876.901.7821.94.3433.2
    Minor: Ind Totals123441681302041572000000000.295.295.460.75544120339.166.165.2700.000.000.0029.43.4030.0
    Minor: A Totals118442771472091470000000000.333.333.514.84744222743.181.181.3110.000.000.0031.63.1729.2
    Minor: AAA Totals37913761963905412692643374132601460.283.320.491.8111470675135.261.208.2705.038.981.7819.94.6934.6
    Detroit Tigers Totals (15 yrs)15155405671149021131262886142946994549114478141.276.337.472.80959782549504.280.196.2897.8515.812.0120.64.3833.8
    Seattle Mariners Totals (2 yrs)259981109254296371421581182846625.259.319.414.733108040672.233.155.2837.5016.852.2526.53.4328.4
    Texas Rangers Totals (1 yrs)1395195515023315752342117008515.289.337.432.76956922441.222.143.3427.3820.562.7934.62.6427.3
    Cleveland Indians Totals (1 yrs)5016915427052230152511047.249.314.379.6931866412.237.130.2668.0613.441.6733.82.6928.6
    Toronto Blue Jays Totals (1 yrs)331221225603190042900106.205.228.328.556127409.156.123.2423.1522.837.2540.72.3636.0
    Oakland Athletics Totals (1 yrs)321021132803190191501021.314.369.480.8491124911.245.166.3458.0413.391.6734.02.6834.4
    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
    1963Detroit TigersALMLB20OF900.01300013131.0001.400.005.660.06
    1964Detroit TigersALMLB21OF2300.0330203533.9431.400.0014.292.06
    1965Detroit TigersALMLB223B100.00200221.0002.000.000.60.73
    1965Detroit TigersALMLB22OF14100.0249731259256.9881.800.0087.098.61
    1966Detroit TigersALMLB23OF13700.0233451242237.9791.700.0084.693.81
    1967Detroit TigersALMLB24OF11000.0165552175170.9711.500.0067.990.24
    1968Detroit TigersALMLB25OF13900.0212662224218.9731.600.0085.897.22
    1969Detroit TigersALMLB26OF13600.0272880288280.9722.100.0084.096.52
    1970Detroit TigersALMLB27OF9600.01541031167164.9821.700.0059.3100.03
    1971Detroit TigersALMLB28OF11800.0176871191184.9631.600.0072.899.23
    1972Detroit TigersALMLB29OF980746.11316001371371.0001.400.1862.890.73
    1973Detroit TigersALMLB30OF1080840.11602100172162.9421.500.1966.797.33
    1973Detroit TigersALMLB30DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.98
    1974Detroit TigersALMLB31OF6400.0106260114108.9471.700.0039.588.93
    1974Detroit TigersALMLB31DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.45
    1975Detroit TigersALMLB32DH15900.0000000.0000.000.00100.0100.01
    1976Detroit TigersALMLB33DH10500.0000000.0000.000.0065.292.11
    1977Texas RangersALMLB34OF1000.0150101615.9381.500.006.27.29
    1977Detroit TigersALMLB34OF100.01000111.0001.000.000.6100.07
    1977Texas RangersALMLB34DH12800.0000000.0000.000.0079.092.11
    1978Oakland AthleticsALMLB35OF100.0102031.3331.000.000.63.113
    1978Cleveland IndiansALMLB35DH4800.0000000.0000.000.0030.296.02
    1978Toronto Blue JaysALMLB35DH3000.0000000.0000.000.0018.690.92
    1978Oakland AthleticsALMLB35DH2700.0000000.0000.000.0016.784.44
    1979Seattle MarinersALMLB36DH16200.0000000.0000.000.00100.0100.01
    1980Seattle MarinersALMLB37DH9200.0000000.0000.000.0056.894.81
    1982Portland BeaversPCLAAA391B500.0413324744.9368.800.003.54.23
    MLB Totals - (3B)1000200221.0002.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)119101,58619215858820371979.9721.701.250.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)75300000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)500413324744.9368.800.000.00.00
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    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
    1963MLB---------9-
    1964MLB---------23-
    1965MLB----1----141-
    1966MLB---------137-
    1967MLB---------110-
    1968MLB---------139-
    1969MLB---------136-
    1970MLB---------96-
    1971MLB---------118-
    1972MLB---------98-
    1973MLB---------1081
    1974MLB---------641
    1975MLB----------159
    1976MLB----------105
    1977MLB---------11128
    1978MLB---------1105
    1979MLB----------162
    1980MLB----------92
    1982Minor--5--------
    Totals--5-1----1191753