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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Maurice Morning Wills
Stat Years
1959-1972  [mlb] 1959-1972
Height/Weight
5-11 / 170
Bats/Throws
Both / Right
Positions
SS (1555) ... 3B (363) ... 2B (1)
Draft Position
SS-3B
Born Date/Place
High School
Cardozo (Washington,DC)
Colleges
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1951
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Rex Bowen
MLB Debut
1959-06-06 - Boxscore  (Age: 26.247)
Service Time
Organizations
LAN [12] PIT [2] MON [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 19756 ... retro id: willm102 ... mlbam id: 124371
Relations
Father of Bump Wills
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed96Power22Contact89XBH21RBIs28Runs72Hitting81Durability86Team.537Ratings Explained
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1959Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3026ssL-S-E-P1832422763520773132703053.260.298.298.596258727.107.038.2935.0410.472.080.00.0011.1
    1960Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3027ssL-S-E-P21485167515215202750123547332811.295.342.331.67355917117.178.036.3236.268.411.340.00.0011.2
    1961Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3028ssL-S-E-P3148613105173121013135155950113126.282.346.339.68568720823.186.057.3068.597.280.85613.00.1513.3
    1962Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3029ssL-S-E-P4165695130208131064810413515727417.299.347.373.72075925929.278.074.3186.727.511.12115.80.7913.9
    1963Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3030ssL-S-E-P5134527831591930344019444815303.302.355.349.70458018422.171.047.3307.598.281.090.00.0013.8
    1964Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3031ssL-S-E-P61586308117315523453174173011306.275.318.324.64268520422.171.049.3065.9910.661.78315.00.2912.7
    1965Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3032ssL-S-E-P71586509218614703394314064414226.286.330.329.65971021421.202.043.3165.639.011.600.00.0011.3
    1966Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3033ssL-S-E-P81435946016214213938243460213006.273.314.308.62264318317.116.035.3025.299.331.76594.00.1610.5
    1967Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30343bL-S-E-P91496169218612934529103144112416.302.334.365.69966422524.144.063.3194.676.631.42205.30.4512.9
    1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30353bL-S-E-P1015362776174126031522145571111110.278.326.316.64268519818.159.038.3056.578.321.270.00.0010.3
    1969Montreal ExposNLMLBmon3036ssL-S-E-P114718923423008156202101103.222.295.238.533211453.169.016.2499.489.951.050.00.007.1
    1969Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3036ssL-S-E-P1110443457129784392515394014124.297.356.378.73447916419.194.081.3208.148.351.03108.50.8414.7
    1970Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3037ssL-S-E-P121325227714119303428135034051210.270.333.318.65157816622.172.048.2888.655.880.680.00.0015.6
    1971Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3038ssL-S-E-P1314960173169143344158404407628.281.323.329.65265419820.126.048.2966.126.731.10200.30.4611.8
    1972Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3039ss-3bL-S-E-P147113216173104111018010003.129.190.167.357152224.114.038.1496.5811.841.800.00.0023.5
    MLB Totals (15 yrs)1942758810672134177712045858620855268416119292692.281.330.331.66183042513268.173.050.3066.658.241.24379.40.2412.6
    National League Totals (15 yrs)1942758810672134177712045858620855268416119292692.281.330.331.66183042513268.173.050.3066.658.241.24379.40.2412.6
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (12 yrs)15936156876173215056173744901714565621495232473.281.331.332.66367442045223.177.051.3066.768.331.23362.10.2512.9
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (2 yrs)302124316836024153768131761012235216.290.330.340.670134942342.152.050.3125.637.491.33414.30.2211.7
    Montreal Expos Totals (1 yrs)4718923423008156202101103.222.295.238.533211453.169.016.2499.489.951.050.00.007.1
    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
    1959Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB26SS8200.01212201239353341.9664.200.0052.698.82
    1960Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB27SS14500.02604314078731691.9454.800.0094.298.01
    1961Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB28SS14800.025342829104710681.9594.600.0096.1100.01
    1962Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB29SS16500.02954933686824788.9564.800.00100.0100.01
    1963Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB303B3300.02659579085.9442.600.0020.424.64
    1963Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB30SS10900.01713222147514493.9594.500.0067.381.31
    1964Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB313B600.02600881.0001.300.003.73.86
    1964Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB31SS14900.02734222777722695.9634.700.0092.094.31
    1965Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB32SS15500.02675352589827802.9705.200.0095.798.11
    1966Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB333B400.0470111111.0002.800.002.52.85
    1966Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB33SS13900.02274532379703680.9674.900.0085.897.21
    1967Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB343B14400.0983432431465441.9483.100.0088.996.61
    1967Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB34SS200.04301771.0003.500.001.21.34
    1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB353B14100.01052761727398381.9572.700.0087.092.21
    1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB35SS1000.01032154342.9774.200.006.26.53
    1969Montreal ExposNLMLB362B100.0000000.0000.000.000.62.16
    1969Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB36SS10400.01683571761542525.9695.000.0064.2100.01
    1969Montreal ExposNLMLB36SS4600.0721391131222211.9504.600.0028.497.92
    1970Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB373B400.00100111.0000.300.002.53.05
    1970Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB37SS12600.01713962458591567.9594.500.0078.395.51
    1971Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB383B400.0021132.6670.500.002.52.76
    1971Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB38SS14400.02204841686720704.9784.900.0088.996.61
    1972Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB393B27068.21140215151.0000.600.2217.438.03
    1972Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB39SS310250.03889218129127.9844.100.5120.043.72
    MLB Totals - (2B)100000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)3630682367084769991944.9532.6013.840.00.00
    MLB Totals - (SS)155502502550480428485976387354.9634.7029.420.00.00
    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
    1959MLB-----82-----
    1960MLB-----145-----
    1961MLB-----148-----
    1962MLB-----165-----
    1963MLB----33109-----
    1964MLB----6149-----
    1965MLB-----155-----
    1966MLB----4139-----
    1967MLB----1442-----
    1968MLB----14110-----
    1969MLB---1-150-----
    1970MLB----4126-----
    1971MLB----4144-----
    1972MLB----2731-----
    Totals---13631555-----