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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
William Aloysius Purcell
Stat Years
1879-1890  [mlb] 1879-1890
Height/Weight
5-9 / 159
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
OF (995) ... P (79) ... 3B (47) ... SS (4) ... C (1) ... 1B (1)
Draft Position
 
Born Date/Place
High School
None listed
Colleges
Draft
MLB Debut
Service Time
Organizations
PH4 [3] BLN [3] CIN [2] BFN [2] PHI [2] SR1 [1] CL3 [1] PHQ [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 191923 ... retro id: purcb101
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1879Syracuse StarsNLMLBsr1---25of---1632773272630250031300000.260.268.303.571280849.000.043.0001.074.644.330.00.0012.5
    1879Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin---25of---1125010110004000300000.220.220.220.44050110.000.000.0000.006.000.000.00.000.0
    1880Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin---26of---27732548951361240051300000.292.303.378.68133012320.000.086.0001.523.942.60325.00.3021.0
    1881Cleveland BluesNLMLBcl3---27of---320803142104005800000.175.224.225.44985183.000.050.0005.889.411.600.00.0021.4
    1881Buffalo BisonsNLMLBbfn---27of---330113153372017008800000.292.339.389.728121449.000.097.0006.616.611.000.00.0027.3
    1882Buffalo BisonsNLMLBbfn---28of---4843807910518624000142700000.276.302.371.67339414126.000.095.0003.556.851.93190.00.5124.8
    1883Philadelphia QuakersNLMLBphi---293b-of---5974257011420513200132600000.268.290.346.63643814726.000.078.0002.975.942.00425.00.2322.8
    1884Philadelphia QuakersNLMLBphi---30of---61034286710811713100293000000.252.300.318.61845713619.000.066.0006.356.561.03428.00.2217.6
    1885Philadelphia Athletics MLBMLBph4---31of---76630471901550220016030000.296.337.378.71532311520.000.082.0004.950.000.000.00.0022.2
    1885Boston BeaneatersNLMLB---31of---7218791911030031500000.218.244.253.49790222.000.035.0003.3316.675.000.00.0010.5
    1886Baltimore Orioles MLBMLBbln---32of---826851719010813017020000.224.365.247.612104211.000.023.00016.350.000.000.00.005.3
    1887Baltimore Orioles MLBMLBbln---33of---9140567101142258496880460100000.250.318.344.66262319537.000.094.0007.380.000.00141.80.6426.1
    1888Baltimore Orioles MLBMLBbln---34of---1010140653969423916027030000.236.289.293.58243611915.000.057.0006.190.000.00203.00.4615.6
    1888Philadelphia Athletics MLBMLBph4---34of---101866101131061005010000.167.236.242.47872164.000.075.0006.940.000.000.00.0036.4
    1889Philadelphia Athletics MLBMLBph4---35of---1112950772160197085220502750000.316.383.381.76456219326.000.065.0008.904.800.540.00.0016.2
    1890Philadelphia Athletics MLBMLBphq---36of---1211046311012828325948043040000.276.343.363.70651016833.000.087.0008.430.000.00231.50.3925.8
    MLB Totals (16 yrs)10974563767121717760134951970284170280000.267.314.340.65448751553250.179.073.2755.833.490.60351.00.2720.5
    Major League Baseball Totals (7 yrs)590239843464699298315197020427280000.269.334.345.6792630827136.243.076.2707.761.030.13299.80.3021.0
    National League Totals (9 yrs)507216533357178315180008014300000.264.290.335.6252245726114.109.071.2813.566.371.79433.00.2220.0
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (3 yrs)2671058171257341361431170900150000.243.311.317.628116333553.269.074.2397.740.000.00176.30.5220.6
    Philadelphia Athletics Totals (3 yrs)21387715326137130113320712790000.298.356.369.72595732450.189.071.3077.422.820.380.00.0019.2
    Philadelphia Quakers Totals (2 yrs)200853137222311226300425600000.260.295.332.62789528345.121.072.2774.696.261.33426.50.2220.3
    Buffalo Bisons Totals (2 yrs)1144939413825825700223500000.280.311.375.68651518535.140.095.2984.276.801.59246.50.3925.4
    Philadelphia Athletics Totals (1 yrs)11046311012828325948043040000.276.343.363.70651016833.283.087.2738.430.000.00231.50.3925.8
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (2 yrs)89375581061361280051600000.283.292.357.64938013420.088.074.2931.324.213.20375.00.2618.9
    Syracuse Stars Totals (1 yrs)632773272630250031300000.260.268.303.571280849.054.043.2731.074.644.330.00.0012.5
    Boston Beaneaters Totals (1 yrs)218791911030031500000.218.244.253.49790222.069.035.2643.3316.675.000.00.0010.5
    Cleveland Blues Totals (1 yrs)20803142104005800000.175.224.225.44985183.113.050.1945.889.411.600.00.0021.4
    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
    1879Syracuse StarsNLMLBsr1---251---4153.762217150350179.2245165751192831001.4712.270.050.951.408.271.47.211
    1879Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin---251---024.00222000018.0271580233001.6113.500.001.001.507.501.50.000
    1879MLB Totals: SR1-CINbyYearMLB----252---4173.792419170350197.7272180831213134001.4912.410.050.961.418.221.48.190
    1880Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin---262---3173.212521210440196.0235149701324710001.3610.790.051.472.166.841.47.150
    1880MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----261---3173.212521210440196.0235149701324710001.3610.790.051.472.166.841.47.150
    1881Buffalo BisonsNLMLBbfn---273---412.77955044061.262371929152001.159.050.291.312.195.401.67.800
    1881MLB Totals: BFNbyYearMLB----271---412.79955044061.762371929152001.169.120.291.322.215.441.67.800
    1882Buffalo BisonsNLMLBbfn---284---214.94632023031.04430172492001.5512.770.581.162.618.712.25.667
    1882MLB Totals: BFNbyYearMLB----281---214.94632023031.04430172492001.5512.770.581.162.618.712.25.667
    1883Philadelphia QuakersNLMLBphi---295---264.391197002080.01107139012307001.5312.380.001.353.387.992.50.250
    1883MLB Totals: PHIbyYearMLB----291---264.391197002080.01107139012307001.5312.380.001.353.387.992.50.250
    1884Philadelphia QuakersNLMLBphi---306---002.2510001104.03111012000.756.752.250.002.252.250.00.000
    1884MLB Totals: PHIbyYearMLB----301---002.2510001104.03111012000.756.752.250.002.252.252.00.000
    1885Philadelphia Athletics MLBMLBph4---317---016.0010001106.011940232002.1716.500.003.004.5013.501.50.000
    1885MLB Totals: PH4byYearMLB----311---016.0010001106.011940232002.1716.500.003.004.5013.501.50.000
    1886Baltimore Orioles MLBMLBbln---328---009.0010000101.01110000001.009.000.000.000.009.000.00.000
    1886MLB Totals: BLNbyYearMLB----321---009.0010000101.01110000001.009.000.000.000.009.002.00.000
    1887Baltimore Orioles MLBMLBbln---339---0015.7510001104.08870420013.0018.000.009.004.5018.000.50.000
    1887MLB Totals: BLNbyYearMLB----331---0015.7510001104.08870420013.0018.000.009.004.5018.000.50.000
    MLB Totals (10 yrs)15433.73795752016220581.374648624178413859011.4311.550.111.302.147.531.64.259
    National League Totals (7 yrs)15423.62765752014190570.372646822977813357001.4111.460.111.232.107.391.71.263
    Major League Baseball Totals (3 yrs)019.82300023011.02018120652012.3616.360.004.914.0914.730.83.000
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (2 yrs)3193.282723230440214.0262164781345013001.3811.020.041.432.106.901.47.136
    Syracuse Stars Totals (1 yrs)4153.772217150350179.7245165751192831001.4712.300.050.951.418.291.47.211
    Buffalo Bisons Totals (2 yrs)623.511587067092.71066736413244001.2910.350.391.272.346.541.85.750
    Philadelphia Quakers Totals (2 yrs)264.291297013084.01137240112319001.4912.110.111.293.327.712.58.250
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (2 yrs)0014.4020001205.09980420012.6016.200.007.203.6016.200.50.000
    Philadelphia Athletics Totals (1 yrs)016.0010001106.011940232002.1716.500.003.004.5013.501.50.000
    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
    1879Syracuse StarsNLMLB25C100.05100661.0006.000.001.41.66
    1879Syracuse StarsNLMLB25OF4700.06442008868.7731.400.0066.274.62
    1879Cincinnati RedsNLMLB25OF1000.0183702821.7502.100.0012.383.36
    1879Syracuse StarsNLMLB25P2200.0928604337.8601.700.0031.034.92
    1879Cincinnati RedsNLMLB25P200.02500771.0003.500.002.516.73
    1880Cincinnati RedsNLMLB26SS100.0031043.7503.000.001.21.34
    1880Cincinnati RedsNLMLB26OF5500.0781421111392.8141.700.0066.371.41
    1880Cincinnati RedsNLMLB26P2500.01037305047.9401.900.0030.132.52
    1881Buffalo BisonsNLMLB27OF2500.03241505136.7061.400.0030.183.34
    1881Cleveland BluesNLMLB27OF2000.04041205644.7862.200.0023.5100.06
    1881Buffalo BisonsNLMLB27P900.0216202018.9002.000.0010.830.04
    1882Buffalo BisonsNLMLB28OF8200.014411340189155.8201.900.0097.697.62
    1882Buffalo BisonsNLMLB28P600.0010101110.9091.700.007.17.13
    1883Philadelphia QuakersNLMLB293B4600.060111497220171.7773.700.0046.547.41
    1883Philadelphia QuakersNLMLB29OF4400.060141428874.8411.700.0044.445.42
    1883Philadelphia QuakersNLMLB29P1100.0421302825.8932.300.0011.111.33
    1884Philadelphia QuakersNLMLB30OF10300.018212281222194.8741.900.0091.2100.02
    1884Philadelphia QuakersNLMLB30P100.0000000.0000.000.000.91.08
    1885Philadelphia Athletics AAMLB31OF6600.0781315110691.8581.400.0058.4100.03
    1885Boston BeaneatersNLMLB31OF2100.0192402521.8401.000.0018.6100.07
    1885Philadelphia Athletics AAMLB31P100.00100111.0001.000.000.91.511
    1886Baltimore Orioles AAMLB32SS100.0000000.0000.000.000.73.84
    1886Baltimore Orioles AAMLB32OF2600.0354604539.8671.500.0018.7100.05
    1886Baltimore Orioles AAMLB32P100.0000000.0000.000.000.73.87
    1887Baltimore Orioles AAMLB33OF14000.020318185239221.9251.600.0099.3100.01
    1887Baltimore Orioles AAMLB33P100.0000000.0000.000.000.70.77
    1888Baltimore Orioles AAMLB341B100.0000000.0000.000.000.71.03
    1888Philadelphia Athletics AAMLB343B100.0111032.6672.000.000.75.64
    1888Baltimore Orioles AAMLB34SS200.01100221.0001.000.001.52.05
    1888Baltimore Orioles AAMLB34OF10000.01459163170154.9061.500.0073.099.02
    1888Philadelphia Athletics AAMLB34OF1700.0253313128.9031.600.0012.594.45
    1889Philadelphia Athletics AAMLB35OF12900.017215203207187.9031.400.0093.5100.02
    1890Philadelphia Athletics AAMLB36OF11000.017017103197187.9491.700.0083.3100.01
    MLB Totals - (C)1005100661.0006.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (1B)100000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)470061112507223173.7763.700.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (SS)400141065.8331.300.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)9950014651472432018551612.8691.600.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (P)790027118150160145.9061.800.000.00.00
    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
    1879MLB241-------57-
    1880MLB25----1---55-
    1881MLB9--------45-
    1882MLB6--------82-
    1883MLB11---46----44-
    1884MLB1--------103-
    1885MLB1--------87-
    1886MLB1----1---26-
    1887MLB1--------140-
    1888MLB--1-12---117-
    1889MLB---------129-
    1890MLB---------110-
    Totals7911-474---995-