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Steve BilkoTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1949-1962 MLB Years: 1949-1962
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Positions1B-479, OF-3Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameStephen Thomas Bilko
Height6-1Weight230BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 13,1928PlaceNanticoke,Pennsylvania
Death DateMarch 7,1978 [49.114]
MLB DebutSeptember 22,1949 [20.313]
OrganizationsSLN [6] ANA [2] CHN [1] CIN [1] DET [1] LAN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID8820Retrosheet IDbilks101MLBAM ID110995
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Player Notes:   Selected by the Los Angeles Angels from the Detroit Tigers in the 1960 AL expansion draft (57th pick)
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed25Power84Contact35XBH83RBIs66Runs39Hitting53Durability38Team.503Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1949St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln51b20617352002005600000.294.455.412.8677222.455.118.412.41822.7327.271.200.000.0040.00
1950St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln51b2110331610020041000001.182.270.212.4827137.261.030.152.24110.8127.032.500.000.0016.67
1951St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln51b222172516402120091001001.222.309.361.67026682.233.139.264.31410.9812.201.112.4436.0037.50
1952St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln51b23207271961160041502002.264.303.417.72030878.321.153.208.3295.1319.233.751.2872.0042.11
1953St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln51b241545707214323321840170125100017.251.334.412.74623547641.288.161.282.34110.9219.501.793.2827.1432.87
1954St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln51b25814120001003100002.143.294.143.4372017.154.000.214.23617.655.880.330.000.000.00
1954Chicago CubsNLMLBchn39,491b25479211228141200112400006.239.320.478.7984413103.281.239.359.35910.6823.302.183.8823.0059.09
1954Totals for NL-NL         5510612248141300142500008.226.317.434.7514613120.260.208.340.34211.6720.831.793.3326.5054.17
1958Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin181b29318712234241700102000305.264.330.494.8244310100.288.230.345.35610.0020.002.004.0021.7543.48
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan33,361b29471011321127180083700104.208.264.465.7294710110.241.257.337.3177.2733.644.636.3614.4347.62
1958Totals for NL-NL         78188254454113500185700409.234.295.479.7749020210.266.245.340.3358.5727.143.175.2417.0945.45
1960Detroit TigersALMLBdet291b3178222204611292501273100106.207.292.396.6888822250.202.189.306.31010.8012.401.153.6024.6747.83
1961Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana201b321142944982161205911588100229.279.395.544.93916037354.318.265.463.40916.3822.881.405.6514.7045.12
1962Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana201b336416426479183811253520705.287.374.500.8748218198.305.213.366.38112.6317.681.404.0420.5038.30
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter6001738220432851376276242343953314258.249.336.444.7807711741992.278.195.329.00011.7519.831.693.8222.8740.28
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter21977889191364241070195167130023.246.328.395.72330764877.284.149.270.00010.8319.041.762.7432.4233.51
Los Angeles Angels Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1784587512925228972283116209214.282.388.528.91624255552.313.246.428.00015.0421.011.405.0716.3642.64
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter78222204611292501273100106.207.292.396.6888822250.202.189.306.00010.8012.401.153.6024.6747.83
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter471011321127180083700104.208.264.465.7294710110.241.257.337.0007.2733.644.636.3614.4347.62
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter479211228141200112400006.239.320.478.7984413103.281.239.359.00010.6823.302.183.8823.0059.09
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter318712234241700102000305.264.330.494.8244310100.288.230.345.00010.0020.002.004.0021.7543.48
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624695911723421751163107114116.249.336.444.78020847538.278.195.329.00011.7519.831.693.8222.8740.28

Fielding Statistics

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YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1949St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln201B5--423-145451.0009.00------683.33.2
1950St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln211B9--817188988.9899.78------1090.05.9
1951St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln221B19--17013318186183.9849.63------2190.512.3
1952St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln231B20--17724114202201.99510.05------20100.013.0
1953St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln241B154--14461241514515851570.99110.19------154100.0100.0
1954Chicago CubsNLMLBchn251B22--18228-172102101.0009.55------4746.814.3
1954St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln251B6--217-328281.0004.67------875.03.9
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan291B25--17317120191190.9957.60------4753.216.2
1958Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin291B21--17211119184183.9958.71------3167.713.6
1960Detroit TigersALMLBdet311B62--50136547542537.9918.66------7879.540.3
1961Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana321B86--57761756645638.9897.42------11475.453.4
1961Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana32OF3--2---221.0000.67------1142.61.9
1962Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana331B50--37128236401399.9957.98------6478.130.9
MLB Totals for 1B - 10 season(s)-   1B479--39133593638443084272.9928.92------4790.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF3--2---221.0000.67------30.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1949St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln20--5--------
1950St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln21--9--------
1951St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln22--19--------
1952St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23--20--------
1953St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24--154--------
1954Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25--22--------
1954St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25--6--------
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan29--25--------
1958Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29--21--------
1960Detroit TigersALMLBdet31--62--------
1961Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana32--86------3-
1962Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana33--50--------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1960-12-14Selected by Angels from Tigers in expansion draft. 
1958-06-15TradeTraded by Reds with Charlie Rabe, Art Fowler and Johnny Klippstein to Dodgers for Don Newcombe. 
1954-04-30Purchased by Cubs from Cardinals. 
1945-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.