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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Frank Lee Wills
Stat Years
1978-1991  [mlb] 1983-1991
Height/Weight
6-2 / 220
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (402)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
Death
2012-05-11 [53.197]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
De La Salle (New Orleans,LA)
Colleges
Tulane University (New Orleans, Louisiana)
Draft
Selected by the Kansas City Royals in Round #1 (#16 overall) of the 1980 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1983-07-31 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.278)
Service Time
Organizations
KCA [5] TOR [4] CLE [2] SEA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 19755 ... retro id: willf002 ... mlbam id: 124370
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1978TulaneMetroNCAA-1------19------353.7112105202070.1664029044680001.568.450.005.638.705.121.55.375
    1979TulaneMetroNCAA-1------20------653.3013115102079.0745429065780001.768.430.007.418.896.151.20.545
    1980TulaneMetroNCAA-1------21---DR:1-16532.8113103003064.0553720144750001.557.730.146.1910.555.201.70.625
    1980Gulf Coast Royals Blue GCLRkkca-211---201.96440000023.0187508203031.137.040.003.137.832.742.501.000
    1980Charleston (sc) RoyalsSALAkca-211---253.63993000057.0593323132486051.609.320.165.057.585.211.50.286
    1980Minor Totals: KCAbyYearRk/A----212---453.1513133000080.0774028140689081.468.660.114.507.654.501.70.444
    1981Jacksonville SunsSouAAkca-222---9143.982727111000192.019910485169117415091.519.330.754.278.164.881.91.391
    1981Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAA----221---9143.982727111000192.019910485169117415091.519.330.754.278.164.881.91.391
    1982Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-233---7105.2041122023293107.11107162881777041.789.220.676.796.465.950.95.412
    1982Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAAA----231---7105.2141122023293107.31107162881777041.789.240.676.816.475.970.95.412
    1983Jacksonville SunsSouAAkca-244---522.48882000054.1441915323404011.237.290.503.816.633.151.74.714
    1983Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-244---4114.7416164100095.0965650845656011.489.090.764.266.165.311.44.267
    1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca19244Log - Sp - Ext - Perf214.15640012034.2351716215233001.449.090.523.895.974.411.53.667
    1983Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAA/AAA----242---9133.92242461000149.31407565116810510021.408.450.664.106.344.531.54.409
    1983MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf214.21640012034.7351716215233001.469.210.533.956.054.471.53.667
    1984Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-255---742.8115152100089.2753228949692001.387.530.904.926.933.211.41.636
    1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca19255Log - Sp - Ext - Perf235.111050025037.0392121313212001.419.490.733.165.115.111.62.400
    1984Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAAA----251---742.8315152100089.7753228949692001.397.570.914.946.963.231.41.636
    1984MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf235.111050025037.0392121313212001.419.490.733.165.115.111.62.400
    1985Calgary CannonsPCLAAAsea-266---434.86993200046.1442725525313001.498.550.974.866.025.241.24.571
    1985Seattle MarinersALMLBsea43266Log - Sp - Ext - Perf5116.00241810261123.012285821868679131.548.931.324.984.906.220.99.313
    1985Minor Totals: SEAbyYearAAA----261---434.88993200046.3442725525313001.508.590.984.886.055.271.24.571
    1985MLB Totals: SEAbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf5116.00241810261123.012285821868679131.548.931.324.984.906.220.99.313
    1986Maine GuidesILAAAcle-277---432.87221001721631.1371010410211011.5010.631.152.876.032.872.10.571
    1986Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle44277Log - Sp - Ext - Perf444.91260001626440.1432322616322001.469.601.343.577.145.132.00.500
    1986Minor Totals: CLEbyYearAAA----271---432.89221001721631.3371010410211011.5110.711.162.896.082.892.10.571
    1986MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf444.94260001626440.3432322616322001.479.651.353.597.185.162.00.500
    1987Buffalo BisonsAmerAAAcle-288---323.34360003036656.2532821522451001.328.420.793.497.154.452.05.600
    1987Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle22288Log - Sp - Ext - Perf015.0660004615.13330740001.885.060.0011.816.755.060.57.000
    1987Minor Totals: CLEbyYearAAA----281---323.36360003036656.7532821522451001.338.490.803.527.214.482.05.600
    1987MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf015.2960004615.33330740001.965.290.0012.357.065.290.57.000
    1988Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-299---643.24251000815380.2704029425537041.187.810.452.795.914.462.12.600
    1988Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor44299Log - Sp - Ext - Perf005.2310000410020.222121226191001.359.580.872.618.275.233.17.000
    1988Minor Totals: TORbyYearAAA----291---643.25251000815380.7704029425537041.187.860.452.815.954.492.12.600
    1988MLB Totals: TORbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf005.3510000410020.722121226191001.399.800.892.678.475.353.17.000
    1989Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-3010---101.59140001114517.087318131000.944.240.534.246.883.711.631.000
    1989Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor443010Log - Sp - Ext - Perf313.6624400620071.1653129430414011.338.200.503.795.173.911.37.750
    1989Minor Totals: TORbyYearAAA----301---101.59140001114517.087318131000.944.240.534.246.883.711.631.000
    1989MLB Totals: TORbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf313.6724400620071.3653129430414011.348.230.513.805.193.921.37.750
    1990Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor443111Log - Sp - Ext - Perf644.7344400640099.010154521338721011.409.181.183.456.554.911.89.600
    1990MLB Totals: TORbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf644.7344400640099.010154521338721011.409.181.183.456.554.911.89.600
    1991Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-3212---354.8422900813161.1713533421382031.5010.420.593.085.585.141.81.375
    1991Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor443212Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0116.6240003404.18882520013.0016.624.1510.384.1516.620.40.000
    1991Minor Totals: TORbyYearAAA----321---354.8622900813161.3713533421382031.5110.460.593.095.605.161.81.375
    1991MLB Totals: TORbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0117.5640003404.38882520013.1717.564.3910.984.3917.560.40.000
    MLB Totals (9 yrs)22265.071543510441196435.74382542455019828122161.469.061.034.095.815.251.42.458
    American League Totals (9 yrs)22265.071543510441196435.74382542455019828122161.469.061.034.095.815.251.42.458
    Minor League Totals57633.842481202759712824911.788446938968440694580311.458.730.674.356.854.631.58.475
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals14133.293831133070213.31951317811532210001.638.240.046.469.335.531.44.519
    Minor: Rk Totals201.96440000023.0187508203031.137.040.003.137.832.742.501.000
    Minor: A Totals253.63993000057.0593323132486051.609.320.165.057.585.211.50.286
    Minor: AA Totals14163.663535131000246.324312310019114214190101.458.890.694.177.834.501.88.467
    Minor: AAA Totals39424.01200721149712824585.356430626148286412300131.458.680.744.406.344.711.44.481
    Toronto Blue Jays Totals (4 yrs)964.668280019740195.319610510121791346031.419.040.973.646.184.841.70.600
    Cleveland Indians Totals (2 yrs)454.98320002032545.7462625623362001.539.161.194.587.175.181.57.444
    Seattle Mariners Totals (1 yrs)5116.00241810261123.012285821868679131.548.931.324.984.906.220.99.313
    Kansas City Royals Totals (2 yrs)444.681690037071.7743837528445001.439.350.633.545.564.801.57.500
    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
    1980GCL Royals Blue GCLRk21P400.0072097.7781.800.006.3100.011
    1980Charleston (Sc) RoyalsSALA21P900.059121514.9331.600.006.5100.06
    1981Jacksonville SunsSouAA22P2700.01028314138.9271.400.0019.0100.03
    1982Omaha RoyalsAmerAAA23P4100.0713202220.9090.500.0029.9100.02
    1983Jacksonville SunsSouAA24P800.019111110.9091.300.005.5100.013
    1983Omaha RoyalsAmerAAA24P1600.0219112221.9551.300.0011.8100.010
    1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLB24P6034.2131154.8000.700.123.7100.015
    1984Omaha RoyalsAmerAAA25P1500.0721423228.8751.900.009.7100.011
    1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLB25P10037.0322075.7140.500.146.2100.012
    1985Calgary CannonsPCLAAA26P900.0612111918.9472.000.006.4100.013
    1985Seattle MarinersALMLB26P240123.09170126261.0001.100.2114.8100.07
    1986Maine GuidesILAAA27P2200.02200441.0000.200.0015.7100.09
    1986Cleveland IndiansALMLB27P26040.13610109.9000.300.2216.0100.09
    1987Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA28P3600.0351098.8890.200.0025.7100.02
    1987Cleveland IndiansALMLB28P605.10200221.0000.300.393.7100.019
    1988Syracuse ChiefsILAAA29P2500.0610301916.8420.600.0017.7100.08
    1988Toronto Blue JaysALMLB29P10020.21500661.0000.600.306.2100.014
    1989Syracuse ChiefsILAAA30P1400.01300441.0000.300.009.7100.013
    1989Toronto Blue JaysALMLB30P24071.15100015151.0000.600.2114.8100.09
    1990Toronto Blue JaysALMLB31P44099.09100219191.0000.400.1927.2100.04
    1991Syracuse ChiefsILAAA32P2200.07110018181.0000.800.0015.3100.09
    1991Toronto Blue JaysALMLB32P404.10200221.0000.500.492.5100.016
    MLB Totals - (P)15404343157449288.9570.600.200.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)200004196124149137.9190.700.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)35001137425248.9231.400.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)90059121514.9331.600.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (P)400072097.7781.800.000.00.00
    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
    1980Minor13----------
    1981Minor27----------
    1982Minor41----------
    1983MLB6----------
    1983Minor24----------
    1984MLB10----------
    1984Minor15----------
    1985MLB24----------
    1985Minor9----------
    1986MLB26----------
    1986Minor22----------
    1987MLB6----------
    1987Minor36----------
    1988MLB10----------
    1988Minor25----------
    1989MLB24----------
    1989Minor14----------
    1990MLB44----------
    1991MLB4----------
    1991Minor22----------
    Totals402----------