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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
William Allen Blair
Stat Years
1986-2001  [mlb] 1990-2001
Height/Weight
6-1 / 185
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (609)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
Death
High School
Johnson Central (Paintsville,KY)
Colleges
Morehead State University (Morehead, Kentucky)
Draft
Selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in Round #11 (#289 overall) of the 1986 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Don Welke
MLB Debut
1990-04-11 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.114)
Service Time
Organizations
TOR [5] DET [4] COL [2] SDN [2] CLE [2] HOU [1] ARI [1] NYN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 4160 ... retro id: blaiw001 ... mlbam id: 111060
Relations
Father of Taylor Blair
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1986St. Catharines Blue JaysNYPLA-tor-201---501.682100018211253.2321010120553000.975.370.173.359.221.682.751.000
    1986Minor Totals: TORbyYearA-----201---501.692100018211253.7321010120553000.985.410.173.389.301.692.751.000
    1987Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+tor-212---294.435000045501385.1995142529729011.5010.440.533.067.595.382.48.182
    1987Minor Totals: TORbyYearA+----211---294.445000045501385.3995142529729011.5010.470.533.077.615.392.48.182
    1988Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+tor-223---202.7040001406.25220452001.356.750.005.406.752.701.251.000
    1988Knoxville Blue JaysSouAAtor-223---553.623490014253102.0944941735764041.268.290.623.096.714.322.17.500
    1988Minor Totals: TORbyYearA+/AA----222---753.583890015293108.7995143739816041.288.230.583.246.744.242.08.583
    1989Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-234---563.97191731220106.29455471038761021.247.930.843.216.414.642.00.455
    1989Minor Totals: TORbyYearAAA----231---563.98191731220106.79455471038761021.247.970.853.226.444.662.00.455
    1990Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-245---024.74331000019.02013101860001.479.470.473.792.846.160.75.000
    1990Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor27245Log - Sp - Ext - Perf354.0627600821068.2663331428433011.378.650.523.675.644.331.54.375
    1990Minor Totals: TORbyYearAAA----241---024.74331000019.02013101860001.479.470.473.792.846.160.75.000
    1990MLB Totals: TORbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf354.0927600821068.7663331428433011.388.710.533.705.674.351.54.375
    1991Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcle-256---964.9926150010114113.213074631030573021.4110.290.792.384.515.861.90.600
    1991Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle39256Log - Sp - Ext - Perf236.751150016036.0582727710131011.8914.501.752.503.256.751.30.400
    1991Minor Totals: CLEbyYearAAA----251---965.0126150010114113.713074631030573021.4110.340.802.394.535.881.90.600
    1991MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf236.751150016036.0582727710131011.8914.501.752.503.256.751.30.400
    1992Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-267---442.3921210819252.2502014212352001.188.540.342.055.983.422.92.500
    1992Houston AstrosNLMLBhou41267Log - Sp - Ext - Perf574.0029800121078.2744735525482021.268.470.572.865.495.381.92.417
    1992Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAAA----261---442.4121210819252.7502014212352001.198.620.342.076.033.452.92.500
    1992MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf574.0329800121078.7744735525482021.278.520.582.885.525.411.92.417
    1993Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol19278Log - Sp - Ext - Perf6104.754618105280146.018490772042846131.5511.341.232.595.185.552.00.375
    1993MLB Totals: COLbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf6104.754618105280146.018490772042846131.5511.341.232.595.185.552.00.375
    1994Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol19289Log - Sp - Ext - Perf055.79471001346377.2985750939684041.7611.361.044.527.886.611.74.000
    1994MLB Totals: COLbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf055.83471001346377.7985750939684041.7711.421.054.557.936.651.74.000
    1995San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn472910Log - Sp - Ext - Perf754.3440120011280114.011260551145834021.388.840.873.556.554.741.84.583
    1995MLB Totals: SDNbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf754.3440120011280114.011260551145834021.388.840.873.556.554.741.84.583
    1996San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn473011Log - Sp - Ext - Perf264.60600001760188.08052451329672071.248.181.332.976.855.322.31.250
    1996MLB Totals: SDNbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf264.60600001760188.08052451329672071.248.181.332.976.855.322.31.250
    1997West Michigan WhitecapsMidwAdet-3112---000.0011000005.01000070000.201.800.000.0012.600.000.00.000
    1997Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-3112---000.0011000007.01100240000.431.290.002.575.141.292.00.000
    1997Detroit TigersALMLBdet203112Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1684.17292720020175.018685811846906131.339.570.932.374.634.371.96.667
    1997Minor Totals: DETbyYearA/AAA----312---000.00220000012.021002110000.331.500.001.508.250.755.50.000
    1997MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1684.17292720020175.018685811846906131.339.570.932.374.634.371.96.667
    1998Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari193213Log - Sp - Ext - Perf4155.34232300000146.216591872751715031.4710.121.663.134.365.581.39.211
    1998New York MetsNLMLBnyn463213Log - Sp - Ext - Perf113.141120029028.2231010410211011.157.221.263.146.593.142.10.500
    1998MLB Totals: ARI-NYNbyYearMLB----322Log - Sp - Ext - Perf5164.99342500290175.3188101973161926041.429.661.593.144.735.191.51.238
    1999Detroit TigersALMLBdet203314Log - Sp - Ext - Perf3116.853916008230134.01691071022944825041.5911.351.952.965.517.191.86.214
    1999MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf3116.853916008230134.01691071022944825041.5911.351.952.965.517.191.86.214
    2000Detroit TigersALMLBdet203415Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1064.884717008300156.218589852035742021.4010.631.152.014.255.112.11.625
    2000MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1064.904717008300156.718589852035742021.4110.661.152.024.265.132.11.625
    2001Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle483516---432.7511101011072.072302237501231.109.000.380.886.253.757.14.571
    2001Detroit TigersALMLBdet243516Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1410.50940015024.0383028311150132.0414.251.134.135.6311.251.36.200
    2001Minor Totals: CLEbyYearAAA----351---432.7511101011072.072302237501231.109.000.380.886.253.757.14.571
    2001MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1410.50940015024.0383028311150132.0414.251.134.135.6311.251.36.200
    MLB Totals (13 yrs)60865.04418139307527941,274.01438778713170415759413361.4510.161.202.935.365.501.83.411
    National League Totals (7 yrs)25494.762566410491924679.773640735989241442241221.449.751.183.195.865.391.83.338
    American League Totals (6 yrs)35375.36162752026870594.370237135481174317172141.4710.631.232.644.805.621.82.486
    Minor League Totals36353.6219158619913334623.759830525139185443252121.268.640.562.676.404.402.39.507
    Minor: A- Totals501.692100018211253.7321010120553000.985.410.173.389.301.692.751.000
    Minor: A Totals000.0011000005.01000070000.201.800.000.0012.600.002.00.000
    Minor: A+ Totals494.305400046541392.010453445337711011.4910.170.493.237.535.182.33.308
    Minor: AA Totals553.623490014253102.0944941735764041.268.290.623.096.714.322.17.500
    Minor: AAA Totals22213.7881486121336371.036719315626972287271.258.900.632.355.534.682.35.512
    Detroit Tigers Totals (4 yrs)30295.45124642017600489.757831129670136261132121.4610.631.292.504.805.721.92.508
    San Diego Padres Totals (2 yrs)9114.46100120028881202.019211210024741506091.328.551.073.306.684.992.03.450
    Colorado Rockies Totals (2 yrs)6155.1293191018743223.7282147127298115210171.6311.371.173.276.135.931.88.286
    Houston Astros Totals (1 yrs)574.0329800121078.7744735525482021.278.520.582.885.525.411.92.417
    Toronto Blue Jays Totals (1 yrs)354.0927600821068.7663331428433011.388.710.533.705.674.351.54.375
    Arizona Diamondbacks Totals (1 yrs)4155.36232300000146.716591872751715031.4810.161.663.144.375.601.39.211
    New York Mets Totals (1 yrs)113.191120029028.7231010410211011.177.341.283.196.703.192.10.500
    Cleveland Indians Totals (1 yrs)236.751150016036.0582727710131011.8914.501.752.503.256.751.30.400
    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 Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1992Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-26p---1213100000001100000.000.250.000.250400.333.000.00025.0025.001.000.00.000.0
    1992Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4126pL-S-E-P129170100000011401000.059.111.059.1701910.059.000.3335.2673.6814.000.00.000.0
    1993Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol1927pL-S-E-P246361410040011903000.111.135.139.2744051.056.028.2352.5047.5019.000.00.0025.0
    1994Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol1928pL-S-E-P3476000000000500000.000.000.000.000600.000.000.0000.0083.330.000.00.000.0
    1995San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn4729pL-S-E-P440242000010011704000.000.040.000.0402900.042.000.0003.4558.6217.000.00.000.0
    1996San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn4730pL-S-E-P5603000000000100000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    1997Detroit TigersALMLBdet2031pL-S-E-P614000000000300000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.00.000.0
    1998Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari1932pL-S-E-P723483400000012604000.083.102.083.1855340.021.000.1821.8949.0626.000.00.000.0
    1998New York MetsNLMLBnyn4632pL-S-E-P7114010000002100000.250.500.250.750610.500.000.33333.3316.670.500.00.000.0
    1999Detroit TigersALMLBdet2033pL-S-E-P841000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2000Detroit TigersALMLBdet2034pL-S-E-P943010000000200000.333.333.333.666310.000.0001.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    2001Detroit TigersALMLBdet2435pL-S-E-P1032000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (11 yrs)268148611100500689012000.074.110.081.191166121.047.007.1863.6153.6114.830.00.009.1
    National League Totals (7 yrs)256138610100500683012000.072.111.080.191156111.051.008.1823.8553.2113.830.00.0010.0
    American League Totals (4 yrs)1210010000000600000.100.100.100.2001010.000.000.2500.0060.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals213100000001100000.000.250.000.250400.333.000.00025.0025.001.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals213100000001100000.000.250.000.250400.333.000.00025.0025.001.000.00.000.0
    San Diego Padres Totals (2 yrs)100272000010011804000.000.036.000.0363200.037.000.0003.1356.2518.000.00.000.0
    Colorado Rockies Totals (2 yrs)93421410040012403000.095.116.119.2354651.048.024.2222.1752.1724.000.00.0025.0
    Houston Astros Totals (1 yrs)29170100000011401000.059.111.059.1701910.059.000.3335.2673.6814.000.00.000.0
    Arizona Diamondbacks Totals (1 yrs)23483400000012604000.083.102.083.1855340.021.000.1821.8949.0626.000.00.000.0
    Detroit Tigers Totals (4 yrs)1210010000000600000.100.100.100.2001010.000.000.2500.0060.000.000.00.000.0
    New York Mets Totals (1 yrs)114010000002100000.250.500.250.750610.500.000.33333.3316.670.500.00.000.0
    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 Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1986St. Catharines Blue JaysNYPLA-20P2100.02300551.0000.200.0027.6100.01
    1987Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+21P5000.0510111615.9380.300.0035.7100.01
    1988Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+22P400.00200221.0000.500.002.9100.015
    1988Knoxville Blue JaysSouAA22P3400.0612202018.9000.500.0023.6100.06
    1989Syracuse ChiefsILAAA23P1900.087201715.8820.800.0013.1100.07
    1990Syracuse ChiefsILAAA24P300.02200441.0001.300.002.1100.016
    1990Toronto Blue JaysALMLB24P27068.23600991.0000.300.1316.7100.09
    1991Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAA25P2600.01415223129.9351.100.0018.7100.03
    1991Cleveland IndiansALMLB25P11036.02501771.0000.600.196.8100.013
    1992Tucson TorosPCLAAA26P2100.0470011111.0000.500.0014.6100.08
    1992Houston AstrosNLMLB26P29078.247201311.8460.400.1417.9100.07
    1993Colorado RockiesNLMLB27P460146.09160025251.0000.500.1728.4100.05
    1994Colorado RockiesNLMLB28P47077.237101110.9090.200.1340.2100.04
    1995San Diego PadresNLMLB29P400114.0613212119.9050.500.1727.8100.04
    1996San Diego PadresNLMLB30P60088.066201412.8570.200.1437.0100.03
    1997West Michigan WhitecapsMidwA31P100.00100111.0001.000.000.8100.015
    1997Toledo Mud HensILAAA31P100.02200441.0004.000.000.7100.018
    1997Detroit TigersALMLB31P290175.0914122423.9580.800.1317.9100.08
    1998Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLB32P230146.21029134039.9751.700.2714.2100.012
    1998New York MetsNLMLB32P11028.20600661.0000.500.216.8100.022
    1999Detroit TigersALMLB33P390134.06150021211.0000.500.1624.2100.05
    2000Detroit TigersALMLB34P470156.24130117171.0000.400.1129.0100.06
    2001Buffalo BisonsILAAA35P1100.0531198.8890.700.007.7100.014
    2001Detroit TigersALMLB35P9024.03300661.0000.700.255.6100.018
    MLB Totals - (P)41801,2716514098214205.9580.500.160.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)81003536537671.9340.900.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)3400612202018.9000.500.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)5400512111817.9440.300.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)1000100111.0001.000.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (P)21002300551.0000.200.000.00.00
    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
    1986Minor21----------
    1987Minor50----------
    1988Minor38----------
    1989Minor19----------
    1990MLB27----------
    1990Minor3----------
    1991MLB11----------
    1991Minor26----------
    1992MLB29----------
    1992Minor21----------
    1993MLB46----------
    1994MLB47----------
    1995MLB40----------
    1996MLB60----------
    1997MLB29----------
    1997Minor2----------
    1998MLB34----------
    1999MLB39----------
    2000MLB47----------
    2001MLB9----------
    2001Minor11----------
    Totals609----------