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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Walter William Pierce
Stat Years
1945-1964  [mlb] 1945-1964
Height/Weight
5-10 / 160
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (585) ... 1B (1)
Draft Position
 
Born Date/Place
Death
2015-07-31 [88.120]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
Highland Park Community (Highland Park,MI)
Colleges
Draft
MLB Debut
1945-06-01 - Boxscore  (Age: 18.060)
Service Time
Organizations
CHA [13] SFN [3] DET [2]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 16620 ... retro id: pierb101 ... mlbam id: 120562
Relations
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1945Detroit TigersALMLBdet5,20181---001.80500045010.0622110100011.605.400.909.009.001.801.00.000
    1945MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----181---001.80500045010.0622110100011.605.400.909.009.001.801.00.000
    1948Detroit TigersALMLBdet10212---306.3422500917055.1474039551361011.777.640.818.305.866.510.711.000
    1948MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----211---306.3722500917055.3474039551361011.787.680.828.335.886.530.711.000
    1949Chicago White SoxALMLBcha19223---7153.88322680460171.2145897411112955201.507.600.585.874.984.670.85.318
    1949MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----221---7153.89322680460171.7145897411112955201.507.620.585.894.994.680.85.318
    1950Chicago White SoxALMLBcha19234---12163.983329151341219.118911297111371184021.497.760.455.624.844.600.86.429
    1950MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----231---12163.983329151341219.318911297111371184021.497.760.455.634.854.600.86.429
    1951Chicago White SoxALMLBcha19245---15143.033728181692240.1237938114731131011.298.880.522.734.233.481.55.517
    1951MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----241---15143.043728181692240.3237938114731131011.298.880.522.744.243.491.55.517
    1952Chicago White SoxALMLBcha19256---15122.573332144111255.1214767312791443031.157.540.422.785.082.681.82.556
    1952MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----251---15122.583332144111255.3214767312791443031.157.550.422.795.082.681.82.556
    1953Chicago White SoxALMLBcha19267---18122.724033197673271.12169482201021865031.177.160.663.386.173.121.82.600
    1953MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----261---18122.724033197673271.32169482201021865031.177.170.663.396.173.121.82.600
    1954Chicago White SoxALMLBcha19278---9103.4836261244103188.2179867315861483131.408.540.724.107.064.101.72.474
    1954MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----271---9103.4936261244103188.7179867315861483131.418.560.724.117.084.111.72.474
    1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha19289---15101.973326166571205.2162504516641574131.107.090.702.806.872.192.45.600
    1955MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----281---15101.973326166571205.7162504516641574131.107.110.702.816.892.192.45.600
    1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha192910---2093.323533211221276.1261108102241001926131.318.500.783.266.253.521.92.690
    1956MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----291---2093.323533211221276.3261108102241001926131.318.510.783.266.263.521.92.690
    1957Chicago White SoxALMLBcha193011Log - Sp - Ext - Perf20123.263734164232257.0228989318711713111.167.980.632.495.993.432.41.625
    1957MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf20123.263734164232257.0228989318711713111.167.980.632.495.993.432.41.625
    1958Chicago White SoxALMLBcha193112Log - Sp - Ext - Perf17112.683532193332245.0204837333661441011.107.491.212.425.293.052.18.607
    1958MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf17112.683532193332245.0204837333661441011.107.491.212.425.293.052.18.607
    1959Chicago White SoxALMLBcha193213Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14153.623433122010224.0217989026621142131.258.721.042.494.583.941.84.483
    1959MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14153.623433122010224.0217989026621142131.258.721.042.494.583.941.84.483
    1960Chicago White SoxALMLBcha193314Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1473.62323081120196.1201817924461082001.269.211.102.114.953.712.35.667
    1960MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1473.63323081120196.3201817924461082001.269.221.102.114.963.722.35.667
    1961Chicago White SoxALMLBcha193415Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1093.803928515113180.0190857617541062011.369.500.852.705.304.251.96.526
    1961MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1093.803928515113180.0190857617541062011.369.500.852.705.304.251.96.526
    1962San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn193516Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1663.49302372271162.114767631935762131.128.151.051.944.213.712.17.727
    1962MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1663.50302372271162.314767631935762131.128.161.051.944.223.722.17.727
    1963San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn403617Log - Sp - Ext - Perf3114.273813311325899.010649471220523211.279.641.091.824.734.452.60.214
    1963MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----361Log - Sp - Ext - Perf3114.273813311325899.010649471220523211.279.641.091.824.734.452.60.214
    1964San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn193718Log - Sp - Ext - Perf302.20341001433449.0401412610291001.027.351.101.845.332.572.901.000
    1964MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----371Log - Sp - Ext - Perf302.20341001433449.0401412610291001.027.351.101.845.332.572.901.000
    MLB Totals (18 yrs)2111693.275854321933884153323,306.7298913251201284117819994810301.268.140.773.215.443.611.70.555
    American League Totals (15 yrs)1891523.24483395183355588192,996.326961195107924711131842427261.278.100.743.345.533.591.65.554
    National League Totals (3 yrs)22173.5410237103296513310.329313012237651576341.158.501.071.894.563.772.42.564
    Chicago White Sox Totals (13 yrs)1861523.19456390183354266192,931.026431153103824110521796417241.268.120.743.235.513.541.71.550
    San Francisco Giants Totals (3 yrs)22173.5410237103296513310.329313012237651576341.158.501.071.894.563.772.42.564
    Detroit Tigers Totals (2 yrs)305.67275001322065.3534241661461021.757.330.838.436.365.810.751.000
    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. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1945Detroit TigersALMLBdet5,2018p---152000000000100001.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1948Detroit TigersALMLBdet1021p---22217550202000400000.294.294.529.8231792.235.235.0000.0023.530.000.00.0040.0
    1949Chicago White SoxALMLBcha1922p---339517900020051506002.176.250.176.4266290.098.000.0008.0624.193.000.00.000.0
    1950Chicago White SoxALMLBcha1923p---44077102030060061314001.260.321.299.62088233.117.039.0006.8214.772.170.00.0015.0
    1951Chicago White SoxALMLBcha1924p---53979101610030191705002.203.284.215.49993171.114.012.0009.6818.281.890.00.006.2
    1952Chicago White SoxALMLBcha1925p---63591111710030162005003.187.237.198.435102181.066.011.0005.8819.613.330.00.005.9
    1953Chicago White SoxALMLBcha1926p---74287411000400416110003.126.174.126.300102110.046.000.0003.9215.694.000.00.000.0
    1954Chicago White SoxALMLBcha1927p---8385741100050041206100.193.242.193.43568110.070.000.2395.8817.653.000.00.000.0
    1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha1928p---9347051220071031008000.171.205.200.40581142.086.029.2003.7012.353.330.00.0016.7
    1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha1929p---103910261600030032217003.157.189.157.346113160.029.000.2002.6519.477.330.00.000.0
    1957Chicago White SoxALMLBcha1930pL-S-E-P11419971710060022503003.172.188.182.370104181.030.010.2301.9224.0412.500.00.005.9
    1958Chicago White SoxALMLBcha1931pL-S-E-P123583101730040041316000.205.250.241.49194203.084.036.2434.2613.833.250.00.0017.6
    1959Chicago White SoxALMLBcha1932pL-S-E-P13346831312070071306001.191.267.265.53281183.176.074.2368.6416.051.860.00.0023.1
    1960Chicago White SoxALMLBcha1933pL-S-E-P14326741210070061403002.179.247.194.44176131.104.015.2267.8918.422.330.00.008.3
    1961Chicago White SoxALMLBcha1934pL-S-E-P1539563800030011106002.143.158.143.3016380.018.000.1781.5917.4611.000.00.000.0
    1962San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1935pL-S-E-P16305631200050031207001.214.254.214.46866120.054.000.2734.5518.184.000.00.000.0
    1963San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn4036pL-S-E-P1738312400000021101000.129.182.129.3113440.065.000.2005.8832.355.500.00.000.0
    1964San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1937pL-S-E-P18349030002000300000.333.333.333.666930.000.000.5000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (18 yrs)61611029420313406912652324831024.184.232.203.435125522417.077.019.2335.1818.493.570.00.008.4
    American League Totals (15 yrs)51410068918413406212602064751023.183.232.204.436114620517.080.021.2305.2417.983.430.00.009.2
    National League Totals (3 yrs)1029651900070052608001.198.238.198.436109190.052.000.2714.5923.855.200.00.000.0
    Chicago White Sox Totals (13 yrs)4879878417913206012602014751022.181.231.199.430112719615.077.018.2275.3217.833.350.00.008.4
    San Francisco Giants Totals (3 yrs)1029651900070052608001.198.238.198.436109190.052.000.2714.5923.855.200.00.000.0
    Detroit Tigers Totals (2 yrs)2719550202000500001.263.263.474.7371992.211.211.3570.0026.320.000.00.0040.0
    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
    1945Detroit TigersALMLB18P500.00200221.0000.400.003.3100.012
    1948Detroit TigersALMLB21P2200.0290011111.0000.500.0014.3100.010
    1949Chicago White SoxALMLB22P3200.01233424945.9181.400.0020.882.15
    1950Chicago White SoxALMLB23P3300.0430113534.9711.000.0021.482.55
    1951Chicago White SoxALMLB24P3700.01138245149.9611.300.0024.094.91
    1952Chicago White SoxALMLB25P3300.01343135756.9821.700.0021.494.34
    1953Chicago White SoxALMLB261B100.01000111.0001.000.000.62.45
    1953Chicago White SoxALMLB26P4000.01033414743.9151.100.0026.095.22
    1954Chicago White SoxALMLB27P360188.2719112726.9630.700.1423.494.75
    1955Chicago White SoxALMLB28P330205.27250132321.0001.000.1621.497.14
    1956Chicago White SoxALMLB29P350276.1433324037.9251.100.1322.789.71
    1957Chicago White SoxALMLB30P370257.0845225553.9641.400.2124.090.22
    1958Chicago White SoxALMLB31P350245.01126133837.9741.100.1522.7100.03
    1959Chicago White SoxALMLB32P340224.01140245351.9621.500.2322.1100.06
    1960Chicago White SoxALMLB33P320196.1729223836.9471.100.1820.8100.08
    1961Chicago White SoxALMLB34P390180.0731314138.9271.000.2124.1100.05
    1962San Francisco GiantsNLMLB35P300162.1424132928.9660.900.1718.2100.07
    1963San Francisco GiantsNLMLB36P38099.04200224241.0000.600.2423.5100.05
    1964San Francisco GiantsNLMLB37P34049.0171098.8890.200.1621.0100.07
    MLB Totals - (1B)100100011.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (P)58502,082123487283211.0000.000.00---------
    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
    1945MLB5----------
    1948MLB22----------
    1949MLB32----------
    1950MLB33----------
    1951MLB37----------
    1952MLB33----------
    1953MLB40-1--------
    1954MLB36----------
    1955MLB33----------
    1956MLB35----------
    1957MLB37----------
    1958MLB35----------
    1959MLB34----------
    1960MLB32----------
    1961MLB39----------
    1962MLB30----------
    1963MLB38----------
    1964MLB34----------
    Totals585-1--------