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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
William Francis Plummer
Stat Years
1965-1979  [mlb] 1968-1978
Height/Weight
6-1 / 200
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
C (463) ... 3B (18) ... 1B (4)
Draft Position
C
Born Date/Place
High School
Anderson Union (Anderson,CA)
Colleges
Shasta College (Redding, California)
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the St. Louis Cardinals in 1965
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1968-04-19 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.029)
Service Time
Organizations
CIN [8] SEA [2] CHN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 16682 ... retro id: plumb101 ... mlbam id: 120630
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1965Florida Cardinals---D----18c---14210210275007000000000.265.265.314.579102325.000.049.0000.000.000.000.00.0018.5
    1965Cedar RapidsMidwA----18c---1715221000000000000.133.133.200.3331531.000.067.0000.000.000.000.00.0050.0
    1966EugeneNwstA-----19c---24612561830111000000000.144.144.192.336125244.000.048.0000.000.000.00125.00.8022.2
    1967ModestoCalifA+----20c---31203974893861156000000000.234.234.368.60239714625.000.134.0000.000.000.0036.12.7726.9
    1968Chicago CubsNLMLBchn821cL-S-E-P422000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1969IndianapolisAmerAAA----22c---5104355418883741000000000.248.248.346.59435512318.000.098.0000.000.000.0050.71.9720.5
    1970IndianapolisAmerAAA----23c---61153653795121742000000000.260.260.356.61636513020.000.096.0000.000.000.0052.11.9221.0
    1970Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin923cL-S-E-P648010000000210000.125.222.125.347910.000.000.1670.0022.220.000.00.000.0
    1971IndianapolisAmerAAA----24c---710437250991551765000000000.266.266.470.73637217537.000.204.0000.000.000.0021.94.5737.4
    1971Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin924c-3bL-S-E-P71019000000000400002.000.000.000.0001900.000.000.0000.0021.050.000.00.000.0
    1972Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin925cL-S-E-P83810281940290042002323.186.211.284.495111296.137.098.2053.6018.025.0051.01.8031.6
    1973Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin926cL-S-E-P9501198183021110182611052.151.268.227.495139275.235.076.17612.9518.711.4459.51.4427.8
    1974Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin927cL-S-E-P1050120727702101062101204.225.258.333.591129409.167.108.2534.6516.283.5060.01.5533.3
    1975Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin928cL-S-E-P116515917297011910242820420.182.291.245.536189398.220.063.20912.7014.811.17159.00.5327.6
    1976Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin929cL-S-E-P125615316386141902143601007.248.311.379.6901685811.209.131.3018.3321.432.5738.22.3829.0
    1977Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin930cL-S-E-P13511171016501711173400111.137.244.205.449135246.214.068.18112.5925.192.00117.00.7437.5
    1978San Jose MissionsPCLAAAsea-31c---142478914202800131810000.179.304.282.58692224.269.103.20714.1319.571.3839.02.1728.6
    1978Seattle MarinersALMLBsea331cL-S-E-P144193620502700121901003.215.305.333.638106317.247.118.25011.3217.921.5846.51.8935.0
    1979Spokane IndiansPCLAAAsea-32c---15116369379412244611426635500.255.332.331.66342412218.190.076.2969.9115.571.5792.20.9419.1
    MLB Totals (10 yrs)367892721683711482439519146101022.188.267.279.546100724952.198.091.2219.4318.972.0163.71.3931.0
    National League Totals (9 yrs)326799661483211275438317245101019.185.262.273.53590121845.193.088.2189.2119.092.0766.61.3330.4
    American League Totals (1 yrs)4193620502700121901003.215.305.333.638106317.247.118.25011.3217.921.5846.51.8935.0
    Minor League Totals636207623050361174926911558445500.242.263.359.6222145745127.143.117.2332.563.921.5342.42.2825.2
    Minor: D Totals4210210275007000000000.265.265.314.579102325.049.049.2650.000.000.000.00.0018.5
    Minor: A- Totals4612561830111000000000.144.144.192.336125244.048.048.1370.000.000.00125.00.8022.2
    Minor: A Totals715221000000000000.133.133.200.3331531.067.067.1330.000.000.000.00.0050.0
    Minor: A+ Totals1203974893861156000000000.234.234.368.60239714625.134.134.2120.000.000.0036.12.7726.9
    Minor: AAA Totals463153917439049113720211558445500.253.280.372.652160857297.154.119.2483.425.221.5341.62.3024.9
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (8 yrs)324797661483211275438317145101019.186.263.274.53789921845.193.088.2189.2319.022.0666.41.3330.4
    Seattle Mariners Totals (1 yrs)4193620502700121901003.215.305.333.638106317.247.118.25011.3217.921.5846.51.8935.0
    Chicago Cubs Totals (1 yrs)22000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    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 Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1979Spokane IndiansPCLAAAsea-321---0018.0020000201.03220000003.0027.000.000.000.0018.000.00.000
    1979Minor Totals: SEAbyYearAAA----321---0018.0020000201.03220000003.0027.000.000.000.0018.002.00.000
    Minor League Totals0018.0020000201.03220000003.0027.000.000.000.0018.002.00.000
    Minor: AAA Totals0018.0020000201.03220000003.0027.000.000.000.0018.002.00.000
    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 Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1968Chicago CubsNLMLB21C100.02000221.0002.000.000.650.05
    1970Cincinnati RedsNLMLB23C400.0601076.8571.500.002.5100.03
    1971Cincinnati RedsNLMLB24C400.07200991.0002.300.002.540.03
    1971Cincinnati RedsNLMLB243B200.01400551.0002.500.001.220.06
    1972Cincinnati RedsNLMLB25C360255.0148912158157.9944.400.6223.494.72
    1972Cincinnati RedsNLMLB251B107.08001881.0008.001.140.62.65
    1972Cincinnati RedsNLMLB253B105.0000000.0000.000.000.62.67
    1973Cincinnati RedsNLMLB26C420302.0170913180179.9944.300.5925.984.02
    1973Cincinnati RedsNLMLB263B5014.1211043.7500.600.213.110.05
    1974Cincinnati RedsNLMLB27C4900.02081361227221.9744.500.0030.298.02
    1974Cincinnati RedsNLMLB273B100.00100111.0001.000.000.62.07
    1975Cincinnati RedsNLMLB28C6300.01861425202200.9903.200.0038.996.92
    1976Cincinnati RedsNLMLB29C5400.02352161262256.9774.700.0033.396.42
    1977Cincinnati RedsNLMLB30C5000.01941533212209.9864.200.0030.998.02
    1978San Jose MissionsPCLAAA31C1800.0101926112110.9826.100.0012.975.02
    1978Seattle MarinersALMLB31C4000.0127931139136.9783.400.0025.097.62
    1979Spokane IndiansPCLAAA32C10200.046749139529516.9755.100.0069.487.91
    1979Spokane IndiansPCLAAA321B300.0220132322.9577.300.002.02.64
    1979Spokane IndiansPCLAAA323B900.0511141716.9411.800.006.17.85
    MLB Totals - (C)3430557128392231613981375.9844.002.470.00.00
    MLB Totals - (1B)1078001881.0008.001.140.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)90193610109.9001.000.470.00.00
    AAA Totals - (C)12000568581515641626.9775.200.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)300220132322.9577.300.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)900511141716.9411.800.000.00.00
    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
    1968MLB-1---------
    1970MLB-4---------
    1971MLB-4--2------
    1972MLB-361-1------
    1973MLB-42--5------
    1974MLB-49--1------
    1975MLB-63---------
    1976MLB-54---------
    1977MLB-50---------
    1978MLB-40---------
    1978Minor-18---------
    1979Minor-1023-9------
    Totals-4634-18------