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Bill MadlockHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1970-1987 MLB Years: 1973-1987
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World Series Champion

Positions3B-1440, 2B-183, DH-64, 1B-61Position when DraftedSS-3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBill Madlock Jr.
Height5-11Weight185BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 2,1951 [67.054]PlaceMemphis,Tennessee
High SchoolMacArthur (Decatur,IL)
CollegeSoutheastern Community College (West Burlington,IA)

DraftedSelected by the Washington Senators II in the 5th round (97th overall) of the 1970 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 11th round (260th overall) of the 1969 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsEllsworth Brown
MLB DebutSeptember 7,1973 [22.248]
OrganizationsPIT [7] CHN [3] LAN [3] SFN [3] TEX [2] WS2 [2] DET [1] Awards3Awards Voting7-213
TBC Player ID14634Retrosheet IDmadlb001MLBAM ID118127
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed73Power66Contact90XBH55RBIs67Runs54Hitting87Durability60Team.474Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1970GenevaNYPLA---1966234446351629000000000.269.269.376.6458812234.250.107.107.2870.000.000.002.5639.0019.05
1971PittsfieldNYPLA---2011237662881421037000000000.234.234.362.59613626376.213.128.128.2680.000.000.002.6637.6029.55
1972PittsfieldNYPLA---21421312943133426000000000.328.328.565.8937420131.307.237.237.4020.000.000.003.0532.7546.51
1972DenverAmerAAA--2126617133019000000000.213.213.311.52419461.200.098.098.2380.000.000.001.6461.0030.77
1972Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         681923656163535000000000.292.292.484.7769324192.273.192.193.3500.000.000.002.6038.4042.86
1973SpokanePCLAAA--221234911191662272290000000000.338.338.546.88426851491.307.208.208.3930.000.000.004.4822.3230.72
1973Texas RangersALMLBtex383b22217716275315327910000.351.412.532.94441985.388.181.286.4228.2410.591.291.1877.0033.33
1974Chicago CubsNLMLBchn183b23128453651422159541174239536815.313.374.442.81620035509.324.129.230.3678.257.660.931.7750.3324.65
1975Chicago CubsNLMLBchn183b2413051477182297764974234315511.354.402.479.88124643565.366.125.210.3987.436.020.811.2473.4323.63
1976Chicago CubsNLMLBchn183b251425146817436115841511562711341521.339.412.500.91225752588.334.161.278.4119.524.590.482.5534.2729.89
1977San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn183b26140533701612811246131043336121425.302.360.426.78622741585.304.124.210.3437.355.640.772.0544.4225.47
1978San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn182b271224477613826315441654839392116.309.378.481.85921544509.311.172.304.3809.437.660.812.9529.8031.88
1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn182b2869249376592741113181901233.261.309.398.7079918270.258.137.241.3116.677.041.062.5935.5727.69
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit53b2885311481021737442183422125814.328.390.469.85914627353.331.141.293.3759.636.230.651.9844.4326.47
1979Totals for NL-NL         154560851672651485321152411371117.298.355.438.79324545623.299.140.270.3478.356.580.792.2540.0026.95
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit53b29137494621372241053161045334031215.277.341.399.74019736546.280.122.225.3278.246.040.731.8349.4026.28
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit53b30822793595231645186341730475.341.413.495.90813830320.342.154.319.40410.635.310.501.8846.5031.58
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit53b31154568921813331995186483941131612.319.368.488.85627755634.310.169.275.3697.576.150.813.0029.8930.39
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit53b321304736815321012683449242151016.323.386.444.83021033530.319.121.222.3679.254.530.492.2639.4221.57
1984Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit53b3310340338102160444312629114511.253.297.323.62013020435.262.070.139.2785.986.671.120.92100.7519.61
1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit53b34110399491002311041333942533212.251.323.388.71115534449.257.137.236.3198.699.351.082.2339.9034.00
1985Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan523b343411420414021571101130103.360.422.447.869516128.382.087.228.3927.818.591.101.5657.0014.63
1985Totals for NL-NL         1445136914127112561044953834215.275.345.402.74720640577.285.127.234.3358.499.191.082.0842.7528.37
1986Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan123b3511137938106170106033304351647.280.336.404.74015327421.289.124.203.3277.1310.211.432.3837.9025.47
1987Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan123b3621615111037006511004.180.265.344.60921469.151.164.262.2738.707.250.834.3520.3336.36
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet7dh3687326569117014504328451084110.279.351.460.81115031376.284.181.270.3537.4511.971.613.7223.2934.07
1987Totals for MLB-MLB         1083876110218017574334501194114.264.337.442.77917135445.262.178.269.3417.6411.241.473.8222.7634.31
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter1806659492020083483416386017490605510683669121190.305.365.442.80729135457372.308.137.242.0008.216.920.842.2140.4527.14
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter3691293261373571343191000000000.288.288.452.7405851131293.264.164.164.0000.000.000.003.3330.0730.29
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1495521261792572399000000000.324.324.520.84428755552.295.196.196.0000.000.000.004.1724.0030.73
A- Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2207411351943262092000000000.262.262.402.66429858741.241.140.140.0000.000.000.002.7037.0529.90
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter801292739287015512683908238275206208376085.297.357.428.78512532353267.298.131.240.0008.426.310.752.0843.0427.01
Chicago Cubs Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter40014812104988613312023525140100197152847.336.397.475.8727031301662.342.139.240.0008.426.020.711.8747.7726.10
San Francisco Giants Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter33112291833646363413140181099191162834.296.356.440.7965411031364.297.144.251.0007.996.670.832.4936.1528.30
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1665546315822015821044659927414.285.346.406.75222537618.294.121.215.0007.449.551.282.4336.9323.42
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter87326569117014504328451084110.279.351.460.81115031376.284.181.270.0007.4511.971.613.7223.2934.07
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter217716275315327910000.351.412.532.94441985.388.181.286.0008.2410.591.291.1877.0033.33
Average MLB - Per 162 games16259183180313157716854466361117.305.365.442.80726149661.308.137.242.0008.216.920.842.2140.4527.14
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625681151642561984000000000.288.288.452.74025750568.264.164.164.0000.000.000.003.3330.0730.29

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1973Texas RangersALMLBtex223B21-1721332424945.9182.140.26-----21100.013.0
1974Chicago CubsNLMLBchn233B121--842291814331313.9462.59------12894.574.7
1975Chicago CubsNLMLBchn243B128--792502014349329.9432.57------13098.579.0
1976Chicago CubsNLMLBchn253B136--1072341421355341.9612.51------14295.884.0
1977San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn263B126--962201716333316.9492.51------14090.077.8
1977San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn262B6--514122019.9503.17------1404.33.7
1978San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn272B114--2232991448536522.9744.58------12293.470.4
1978San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn271B3--111-112121.0004.00------1222.51.9
1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn282B63--137144732288281.9764.46------6991.338.9
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit283B85--63153712223216.9692.54------85100.052.5
1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn281B5--9--3991.0001.80------697.23.1
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit291B12--733377976.9626.33------1378.87.4
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit293B127--862141418314300.9552.36------13792.778.4
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit303B78--50147917206197.9562.53------8295.176.5
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit311B3--221-223231.0007.67------1541.91.9
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit313B146--922661823376358.9522.45------15494.890.1
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit323B126--591931120263252.9582.00------13096.977.8
1984Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit331B1--10---10101.00010.00------1031.00.6
1984Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit333B98--661761517257242.9422.47------10395.160.5
1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit341B12--815-386861.0007.17------11010.97.5
1985Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan343B32--2863579691.9482.84------3494.119.8
1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit343B98--461751410235221.9402.26------11089.160.9
1986Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan353B101--72170247266242.9102.40------11191.062.3
1986Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan351B2--7121108.8004.00------1111.81.2
1987Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan363B16--823323431.9121.94------2176.29.9
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet361B22--16711214180178.9898.09------8725.313.6
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet363B1---1--111.0001.00------871.10.6
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet36DH64---------------8773.639.5
1987Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan361B1---------------214.80.6
MLB Totals for 3B - 14 season(s)-   3B1440-172949254619320036883495.9482.4320.32-----14400.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B183--3654572282844822.9744.49------1830.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH64---------------640.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 8 season(s)-   1B61--38022731409402.9836.59------610.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1973Texas RangersALMLBtex22-----21-----
1974Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23-----121-----
1975Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24-----128-----
1976Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25-----136-----
1977San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn26---6-126-----
1978San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn27--3114-------
1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28--563-------
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28-----85-----
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29--12--127-----
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30-----78-----
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31--3--146-----
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32-----126-----
1984Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit33--1--98-----
1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34--12--98-----
1985Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan34-----32-----
1986Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan35--2--101-----
1987Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan36--1--16-----
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet36--22--1----64

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1979Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB28312130012202000000.250.357.500.8576114.182.250.58314.290.000.007.1412.0033.33
1979Pittsburgh PiratesWorld SeriesMLB28724291003005100000.375.483.417.90010129.391.042.25017.243.450.200.000.0011.11
1985Los Angeles DodgersChamp. SeriesMLB34624581037100200000.333.333.7501.08318424.263.417.4580.008.330.0012.508.0050.00
1987Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB3615000000000300000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs10416111049302500000.268.302.585.88724543.219.317.4394.6511.632.509.3010.2545.45
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs724291003005100000.375.483.417.90010129.391.042.25017.243.450.200.000.0011.11

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1998Michigan Battle CatsMidwAMinorbos47Hitting Coach1407961.5644.03Billy GardnerLost in 1st Round
1999Buffalo BisonsILAAAMinorcle48Hitting Coach1447272.5006.04Jeff Datz
1999Sarasota Red SoxFSLA+Minorbos48Hitting Coach1396772.48220.06Butch Hobson
2000Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet49Hitting Coach1627983.48816.03Phil Garner
2001Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet50Hitting Coach1626696.40725.04Phil Garner
2003Newark BearsAtlIndIndy-52Manager1255471.43223.54 -
* 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

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1975MLB All-Star Game Most Valuable Player ... National League Player of the Week (June 9-June 15)2
1985National League Player of the Week (August 12-August 18)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1987-11-09Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1987-06-04ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1987-05-29Released by Dodgers. 
1985-08-31TradeTraded by Pirates to Dodgers for Sid Bream, Cecil Espy and R.J. Reynolds. 
1979-06-28TradeTraded by Giants with Dave Roberts and Len Randle to Pirates for Al Holland, Fred Breining and Eddie Whitson. 
1977-02-11TradeTraded by Cubs with Rob Sperring to Giants for Andy Muhlstock, Steve Ontiveros and Bobby Murcer. 
1973-10-25TradeTraded by Rangers with Vic Harris to Cubs for Fergie Jenkins. 
* 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.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll34975,500-45493++370,78060,000975,500
1985Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll34975,500-45493++370,78060,000975,500
1986Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll35841,667-102586++386,34760,0001,817,167
1987Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll36850,000-87588++344,90660,0002,667,167
1987Detroit TigersTeam Payroll36850,000-87588++344,90660,0002,667,167
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red