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Billy JohnsonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1943-1953 MLB Years: 1943-1953
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World Series Champion

Positions3B-897, 1B-26, 2B-1Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWilliam Russell Johnson
Height5-10Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 30,1918PlaceMontclair,New Jersey
Death DateJune 20,2006 [87.294]
MLB DebutApril 22,1943 [24.235]
OrganizationsNYA [7] SLN [3] Awards0Awards Voting2-144
TBC Player ID13339Retrosheet IDjohnb108MLBAM ID116640
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed57Power68Contact49XBH61RBIs49Runs51Hitting70Durability70Team.598Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1943New York YankeesALMLBnya73b2415559270166246594355330460027.280.344.367.71121735655.289.087.172.3428.094.580.570.76118.4021.08
1946New York YankeesALMLBnya243b2785296517714543510314225005.260.334.382.71611323334.292.122.230.3409.2812.571.351.2074.0029.87
1947New York YankeesALMLBnya263b28132494671411981095124443630021.285.351.417.76820637547.297.132.219.3588.047.860.981.8349.4026.24
1948New York YankeesALMLBnya243b29127446591312061264004130410022.294.358.446.80419938492.295.152.244.3738.336.100.732.4437.1729.01
1949New York YankeesALMLBnya243b301133294882113856104844240015.249.348.374.72212322383.267.125.274.34412.5311.490.922.0941.1326.83
1950New York YankeesALMLBnya243b311083274485162640104230120012.260.346.376.72212324372.271.116.248.33811.298.060.711.6154.5028.24
1951New York YankeesALMLBnya243b3215405123004017001002.300.404.375.77915348.300.075.225.37114.580.000.000.000.0025.00
1951St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln13b32124442521162311464534649680012.262.340.414.75418338502.269.152.260.3499.169.761.072.7931.5732.76
1951Totals for MLB-MLB         139482571282611468545349690014.266.346.411.75719841550.272.145.257.3519.648.910.922.5534.4332.03
1952St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln13b3394282237110223410342131009.252.339.323.6629114320.266.071.195.31610.636.560.620.63141.0019.72
1953St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln13b34115011001001100000.200.333.400.733216.250.200.400.33716.6716.671.000.000.00100.00
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter964325341988214133614871311347290283100125.271.346.391.73712722353659.283.120.227.0009.487.930.841.6753.3326.64
New York Yankees Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter7352524344694107304538878266219192200104.275.349.395.7449961822831.287.120.225.0009.407.740.821.5956.0926.22
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter229729751883431699638171990021.258.339.379.71827653828.268.121.236.0009.788.570.881.9345.5628.19
Average MLB - Per 162 games162547701482461082225849550021.271.346.391.73721439615.283.120.227.0009.487.930.841.6753.3326.64

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1943New York YankeesALMLBnya243B155--1833261832527509.9663.28------155100.0100.6
1946New York YankeesALMLBnya273B74--711631115245234.9553.16------8587.148.1
1947New York YankeesALMLBnya283B132--1362041712357340.9522.58------132100.085.7
1948New York YankeesALMLBnya293B118--1472132025380360.9473.05------12792.976.6
1949New York YankeesALMLBnya303B81--771361116224213.9512.63------11371.752.6
1949New York YankeesALMLBnya301B21--13010210142140.9866.67------11318.613.6
1949New York YankeesALMLBnya302B1---------------1130.90.6
1950New York YankeesALMLBnya313B100--821691120262251.9582.51------10892.664.9
1950New York YankeesALMLBnya311B5--14-111514.9332.80------1084.63.2
1951St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln323B124--993161032425415.9763.35------124100.080.5
1951New York YankeesALMLBnya323B13--8161-2524.9601.85------1586.78.4
1952St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln333B89--561771210245233.9512.62------9494.757.8
1953St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln343B11--18-1991.0000.82------11100.07.1
MLB Totals for 3B - 9 season(s)-   3B897--860172811116326992588.9592.89------8970.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B26--14410311157154.9815.92------260.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1943New York YankeesALMLBnya24-----155-----
1946New York YankeesALMLBnya27-----74-----
1947New York YankeesALMLBnya28-----132-----
1948New York YankeesALMLBnya29-----118-----
1949New York YankeesALMLBnya30--211-81-----
1950New York YankeesALMLBnya31--5--100-----
1951St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln32-----124-----
1951New York YankeesALMLBnya32-----13-----
1952St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln33-----89-----
1953St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34-----11-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1943New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB24520361103000300000.300.300.450.7509220.353.150.1500.0015.000.000.000.0033.33
1947New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB28726870302003400000.269.345.500.84513329.318.231.34610.3413.791.330.000.0042.86
1949New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB3027010000100200000.143.143.143.286107.200.000.1430.0028.570.000.000.000.00
1950New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB3146000000000300000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 4 yrs1859111414051031200000.237.274.390.66423562.298.153.2204.8419.354.000.000.0035.71

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1953-05-18Released by Cardinals. 
1951-05-14TradeTraded by Yankees to Cardinals for Don Bollweg and Cash. 
1936-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
* 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.