Please SUPPORT US by putting your name on the SUPPORT WALL.
Tips Updates
MLB
Players
Teams
Leagues
Draft
Boxscores
Minor Leagues
College
People
Extra Bases
Applications
About

Bill BrutonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1953-1964 MLB Years: 1953-1964
Follow TBC on Twitter and Facebook


PositionsOF-1561Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWilliam Haron Bruton
Height6-0Weight169BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 9,1925PlacePanola,Alabama
Death DateDecember 5,1995 [70.026]
High SchoolA.H. Parker (Birmingham,AL)
MLB DebutApril 13,1953 [27.155]
OrganizationsMLN [8] DET [4] Awards0Awards Voting1-2
TBC Player ID9359Retrosheet IDbrutb101MLBAM ID111638
Research ToolsTrack this Player -- Intersect Player -- Compare Player -- Random Player
About Profile Data

Batting Stats -- Fielding Statistics -- Transactions
This player page is available for sponsorship:
Sponsor the Bill Bruton page  -  You can show your support to the The Baseball Cube by sponsoring all of a player's pages for only $10/year.
About Sponsorships Program


Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed94Power57Contact64XBH52RBIs48Runs80Hitting77Durability86Team.568Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1953Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb38of2715161382153181414126114410065009.250.306.330.63620233668.297.080.176.2946.5914.972.270.15613.0021.57
1954Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb38of28142567891612074303413407848003.284.336.365.70120731619.324.081.189.3256.4612.601.950.65141.7519.25
1955Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb38of2914963610617530129472511437242062.275.325.403.72825651685.299.128.217.3256.2810.511.671.3170.6729.14
1956Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb38of301475257314323158568626631188117.272.304.419.72322046578.292.147.200.3104.5010.902.421.3865.6332.17
1957Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb38of31793064185169530114193511542.278.317.438.75513430332.295.160.245.3275.7210.541.841.5161.2035.29
1958Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb38of32100325479111332841273724345.280.336.360.69611717361.306.080.172.3117.4810.251.370.83108.3318.68
1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb38of3313347872138226641135355417129.289.338.397.73519034522.315.108.199.3286.7010.341.541.1579.6724.64
1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb38of34151629112180271312542213419721414.286.330.428.75826952677.321.142.221.3376.0614.332.371.7752.4228.89
1961Detroit TigersALMLBdet38of35160596991531551763226616635309.257.327.384.71122937668.264.127.257.3219.139.881.082.5435.0624.18
1962Detroit TigersALMLBdet38of361475619015627516741475567593011.278.346.430.77624148633.291.152.262.3478.6910.581.222.5335.0630.77
1963Detroit TigersALMLBdet38of37145524841342188481475970010136.256.330.372.70219537594.282.116.242.3169.9311.781.191.3565.5027.61
1964Detroit TigersALMLBdet38of381062964282115533145325402116.277.347.399.74611821331.324.122.260.3339.6716.311.691.5159.2025.61
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter16106056937165124110294545207894827932972293273.273.328.393.72123784376668.300.120.219.0007.2311.891.651.4164.4326.47
Milwaukee Braves Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter1052407962211261677948327143642755362146212841.276.323.391.71415952944442.307.115.202.0006.1912.071.951.0884.9826.11
Detroit Tigers Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter558197731552574234621864252072578268432.266.336.396.7327831432226.285.130.255.0009.3011.551.242.0742.9827.24
Average MLB - Per 162 games162609941662410955219488037337.273.328.393.72123944671.300.120.219.0007.2311.891.651.4164.4326.47

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1953Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb27OF150--3971595421412.9792.75------15199.397.4
1954Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb28OF141--3501473371364.9812.58------14299.391.6
1955Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb29OF149--41217146443429.9682.88------149100.096.8
1956Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb30OF145--39110131414401.9692.77------14798.694.2
1957Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb31OF79--206542215211.9812.67------79100.051.3
1958Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb32OF96--20365-214209.9772.18------10096.062.3
1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb33OF133--309632318315.9912.37------133100.085.3
1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb34OF149--3511053366361.9862.42------15198.796.8
1961Detroit TigersALMLBdet35OF155--410452419414.9882.67------16096.995.7
1962Detroit TigersALMLBdet36OF145--394572406399.9832.75------14798.690.1
1963Detroit TigersALMLBdet37OF138--339633348345.9912.50------14595.285.2
1964Detroit TigersALMLBdet38OF81--143723152150.9871.85------10676.450.0
MLB Totals for OF - 12 season(s)-   OF1561--3905105773240874010.9812.57------15610.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1953Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb27---------150-
1954Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb28---------141-
1955Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb29---------149-
1956Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb30---------145-
1957Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb31---------79-
1958Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb32---------96-
1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb33---------133-
1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb34---------149-
1961Detroit TigersALMLBdet35---------155-
1962Detroit TigersALMLBdet36---------145-
1963Detroit TigersALMLBdet37---------138-
1964Detroit TigersALMLBdet38---------81-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1958Milwaukee BravesWorld SeriesMLB32717270012005500000.412.545.5881.13310122.545.176.47122.7322.731.004.5517.0014.29
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs717270012005500000.412.545.5881.13310122.545.176.47122.7322.731.004.5517.0014.29

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1964-10-09Released by Tigers. 
1960-12-07TradeTraded by Braves with Chuck Cottier, Dick Brown and Terry Fox to Tigers for Neil Chrisley and Frank Bolling. 
1950-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
* 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.