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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Willie Clay Upshaw
Stat Years
1975-1988  [mlb] 1978-1988
Height/Weight
6-0 / 195
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
1B (1150) ... OF (248) ... DH (54)
Draft Position
1B
Born Date/Place
1957-04-27 in Blanco, Texas   [63.069]
High School
Blanco (Blanco,TX)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the New York Yankees in Round #5 (#115 overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Dave Yoakum,Pat Gillick
MLB Debut
1978-04-09 - Boxscore  (Age: 20.347)
Service Time
Organizations
TOR [10] CLE [1] NYA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 19108 ... retro id: upshw001 ... mlbam id: 123577
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1975OneontaNYPLA-----181b---12991881004000000000.088.088.099.1879191.000.011.0000.000.000.000.00.0012.5
    1976Fort LauderdaleFSLA+----191b---284263206060322000000000.228.228.285.513263759.000.057.0000.000.000.0087.71.1415.0
    1977Fort Lauderdale YankeesFSLA+nya-201b---3873353892137329211435010300.275.356.382.73838212823.209.107.31211.2613.091.16111.70.7925.0
    1977West Haven YankeesEastAAnya-201b---34115720475242221101910100.299.343.433.7761696811.204.134.3195.9211.241.9039.22.3723.4
    1978Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor2621ofL-S-E-P49522426538211746213502304.237.298.304.6022506811.152.067.2728.4014.001.67224.00.4020.8
    1979Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-22of---514052671131258126833529043600.249.318.395.71359120845.245.146.2778.8015.231.7343.82.0334.3
    1980Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-23of---61003585591137952117656223500.254.367.405.77243314529.344.151.28115.0114.320.9539.82.0831.9
    1980Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26231b-dhL-S-E-P63461101331151061401010.213.284.344.62868215.246.131.2618.8220.592.3361.01.4738.5
    1981Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor2624dh-ofL-S-E-P76111115193141021111610001.171.252.324.576123368.261.153.1658.9413.011.4527.83.2542.1
    1982Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26251bL-S-E-P81605807715525721758852911103811.267.327.443.77064625753.266.176.2858.0514.091.7527.63.2534.2
    1983Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26261bL-S-E-P91605799917726727104107619853788.306.373.515.88865529860.320.209.3259.3114.961.6121.44.1233.9
    1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26271bL-S-E-P101525697915831919841045586533148.278.345.464.80963526459.293.186.2988.6613.541.5630.02.9937.3
    1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26281bL-S-E-P1114850179138315156588487141376.275.342.447.78955722451.267.172.2948.6212.751.4833.42.6937.0
    1986Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26291bL-S-E-P1215557385144286960235788724445.251.341.368.70966121143.284.117.28111.8013.161.1263.71.3629.9
    1987Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26301bL-S-E-P131505126812522415581011587833147.244.324.391.71557720041.258.147.26210.0513.521.3434.12.6032.8
    1988Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle20311bL-S-E-P141494935812122311501296266234410.245.330.369.69956418236.256.124.26210.9911.701.0644.81.9529.8
    MLB Totals (10 yrs)1264420359611031994512352888594526422330285060.262.335.419.75447361761367.271.157.2839.5413.561.4234.22.6033.3
    American League Totals (10 yrs)1264420359611031994512352888594526422330285060.262.335.419.75447361761367.271.157.2839.5413.561.4234.22.6033.3
    Minor League Totals48117302124296324311971822170221861500.248.316.366.6821929633118.214.118.2678.8111.461.3055.81.6127.5
    Minor: A- Totals2991881004000000000.088.088.099.1879191.011.011.0880.000.000.000.00.0012.5
    Minor: A+ Totals17159858152197651211435010300.254.304.339.64364520332.142.085.2686.677.751.1699.70.9321.0
    Minor: AA Totals4115720475242221101910100.299.343.433.7761696811.204.134.3195.9211.241.9039.22.3723.4
    Minor: AAA Totals2408841262223815211201410117152661100.251.339.399.738102435374.285.148.27811.4314.841.3042.12.0533.3
    Toronto Blue Jays Totals (9 yrs)111537105389821774211247876503905762127244650.265.336.426.76241721579331.273.161.2869.3513.811.4833.12.6833.7
    Cleveland Indians Totals (1 yrs)1494935812122311501296266234410.245.330.369.69956418236.256.124.26210.9911.701.0644.81.9529.8
    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
    1978Toronto Blue JaysALMLB211B1000.0502245452.9635.200.006.210.53
    1978Toronto Blue JaysALMLB21OF5200.0812518883.9431.600.0032.354.76
    1978Toronto Blue JaysALMLB21DH1800.0000000.0000.000.0011.218.93
    1979Syracuse ChiefsILAAA221B3900.037916630401395.98510.100.0027.927.92
    1979Syracuse ChiefsILAAA22OF9800.0165881181173.9561.800.0070.070.01
    1980Syracuse ChiefsILAAA231B1700.014113410158154.9759.100.0012.217.02
    1980Syracuse ChiefsILAAA23OF8300.0214631223220.9872.700.0059.783.01
    1980Toronto Blue JaysALMLB231B1400.05171115958.9834.100.008.641.23
    1980Toronto Blue JaysALMLB23OF100.0000000.0000.000.000.62.910
    1980Toronto Blue JaysALMLB23DH1200.0000000.0000.000.007.435.35
    1981Toronto Blue JaysALMLB241B1400.05850763631.0004.500.0013.223.04
    1981Toronto Blue JaysALMLB24OF1400.01410115151.0001.100.0013.223.07
    1981Toronto Blue JaysALMLB24DH1500.0000000.0000.000.0014.224.62
    1982Toronto Blue JaysALMLB251B15500.014381011712315561539.9899.900.0095.796.91
    1982Toronto Blue JaysALMLB25DH500.0000000.0000.000.003.13.112
    1983Toronto Blue JaysALMLB261B15900.012941172113114321411.9858.900.0098.199.41
    1983Toronto Blue JaysALMLB26DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.67
    1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLB271B15100.012461031413313631349.9908.900.0093.299.31
    1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLB27DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.710
    1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLB281B14700.011571041011112711261.9928.600.0091.399.31
    1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLB28DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.710
    1986Toronto Blue JaysALMLB291B15400.013141311211814571445.9929.400.0095.199.41
    1986Toronto Blue JaysALMLB29DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.611
    1987Toronto Blue JaysALMLB301B14600.01169127911413051296.9938.900.0090.197.31
    1988Cleveland IndiansALMLB311B14400.01162102129312761264.9918.800.0088.996.61
    MLB Totals - (1B)10940089397999884598369738.9908.900.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)67009535210398.9511.500.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)5400000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)5600520291040559549.9829.800.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)1810037914112404393.9732.200.000.00.00
    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
    1978MLB--10------5218
    1979Minor--39------98-
    1980MLB--14------112
    1980Minor--17------83-
    1981MLB--14------1415
    1982MLB--155-------5
    1983MLB--159-------1
    1984MLB--151-------1
    1985MLB--147-------1
    1986MLB--154-------1
    1987MLB--146--------
    1988MLB--144--------
    Totals--1150------24854