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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Willie Charles Kirkland
Stat Years
1958-1966  [mlb] 1958-1966
Height/Weight
6-1 / 206
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
Positions
OF (995)
Draft Position
 
Born Date/Place
1934-02-17 in Siluria, Alabama   [86.170]
High School
Northwestern (Detroit,MI)
Colleges
Draft
MLB Debut
1958-04-15 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.057)
Service Time
Organizations
SFN [3] CLE [3] WS2 [3] BAL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 13783 ... retro id: kirkw101 ... mlbam id: 117119
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1958San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2824ofL-S-E-P112241848108256145632436950475.258.332.447.77947018745.294.189.2779.1514.681.6029.92.9841.7
    1959San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2825ofL-S-E-P212646364126223226853428430336.272.335.475.81051122047.298.203.2898.2216.442.0021.04.3137.3
    1960San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2826ofL-S-E-P31465155913021102165127448642284.252.315.454.76956723452.297.202.2667.7615.171.9524.53.7040.0
    1961Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle827ofL-S-E-P414652584136225279570487714743.259.318.474.79258524954.320.215.2558.2113.161.6019.44.6239.7
    1962Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle828ofL-S-E-P51374195684912172914362035310.200.272.377.64947015831.298.177.1859.1513.191.4420.04.4736.9
    1963Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2729ofL-S-E-P61274275198132154782459912358.230.303.375.67847816030.265.145.2639.4120.712.2028.53.1430.6
    1964Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal330ofL-S-E-P76615014305032232172611340.200.281.293.574172448.213.093.2189.8815.121.5350.01.7426.7
    1964Washington Senators IIALMLBws2630ofL-S-E-P732102822605130063002001.216.259.422.6811104311.265.206.2545.4527.275.0020.44.5550.0
    1965Washington Senators IIALMLBws2631ofL-S-E-P8123312387291145432196500615.231.270.401.67133712524.234.170.2435.6419.293.4222.34.1533.3
    1966Washington Senators IIALMLBws2632ofL-S-E-P912416321312161720165002133.190.261.325.586182539.245.135.2318.7927.473.1327.23.3029.0
    MLB Totals (10 yrs)114934944438371342914850952193236481516343845.240.304.422.72638821473311.284.182.2528.3216.692.0123.63.8137.2
    American League Totals (7 yrs)7552098272473661091320327194409314252030.225.289.397.6862334832167.276.172.2358.3117.522.1123.03.9035.3
    National League Totals (3 yrs)3941396171364681957189201212923912291815.261.327.459.7861548641144.297.198.2778.3315.441.8524.53.6839.6
    Cleveland Indians Totals (3 yrs)41013711913184486321424313623829151221.232.299.414.7131533567115.296.182.2358.8715.531.7521.84.1136.2
    San Francisco Giants Totals (3 yrs)3941396171364681957189201212923912291815.261.327.459.7861548641144.297.198.2778.3315.441.8524.53.6839.6
    Washington Senators II Totals (3 yrs)279577671251722584524114504749.217.266.383.64962922144.243.166.2426.5223.053.5423.13.9735.2
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (1 yrs)6615014305032232172611340.200.281.293.574172448.213.093.2189.8815.121.5350.01.7426.7
    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
    1958San Francisco GiantsNLMLB24OF11500.01871284207199.9611.700.0074.794.32
    1959San Francisco GiantsNLMLB25OF11700.0212870227220.9691.900.0076.092.92
    1960San Francisco GiantsNLMLB26OF14300.02521665274268.9781.900.0092.997.92
    1961Cleveland IndiansALMLB27OF13800.02901285310302.9742.200.0085.794.51
    1962Cleveland IndiansALMLB28OF12500.02331170251244.9722.000.0077.291.21
    1963Cleveland IndiansALMLB29OF11200.02341142249245.9842.200.0069.188.22
    1964Baltimore OriolesALMLB30OF5800.0867139493.9891.600.0035.887.94
    1964Washington Senators IIALMLB30OF2700.0390404339.9071.400.0016.784.46
    1965Washington Senators IIALMLB31OF9200.0151320156154.9871.700.0056.874.84
    1966Washington Senators IIALMLB32OF6800.0563106059.9830.900.0042.854.85
    MLB Totals - (OF)99500174083481918711823.9741.800.000.00.00
    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
    1958MLB---------115-
    1959MLB---------117-
    1960MLB---------143-
    1961MLB---------138-
    1962MLB---------125-
    1963MLB---------112-
    1964MLB---------85-
    1965MLB---------92-
    1966MLB---------68-
    Totals---------995-