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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Buford Billy Champion Jr.
Stat Years
1965-1977  [mlb] 1969-1976
Height/Weight
6-4 / 188
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (202)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
Death
2017-01-17 [69.121]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
Shelby (Shelby,NC)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Philadelphia Phillies in Round #3 (#58 overall) of the 1965 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Wes Livengood
MLB Debut
1969-06-04 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.260)
Service Time
Organizations
PHI [5] MIL [4]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 9788 ... retro id: chamb101 ... mlbam id: 112181
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1965HuronNorthernInd----171---731.201300000075.0452010026960000.955.400.003.1211.522.403.69.700
    1965Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----171---731.2013000013075.0452010026960000.955.400.003.1211.522.403.69.700
    1966BakersfieldCalifA+----182---954.7524000000127.013174670781060001.659.280.005.537.515.241.36.643
    1966Minor Totals: byYearA+----181---954.75240000240127.013174670781060001.659.280.005.537.515.241.36.643
    1967TidewaterCaroA+----193---693.0318000000110.0985137058900001.428.020.004.757.364.171.55.400
    1967Minor Totals: byYearA+----191---693.03180000180110.0985137058900001.428.020.004.757.364.171.55.400
    1968TidewaterCaroA+----204---1552.0324000000177.011849400521630000.966.000.002.648.292.493.13.750
    1968Minor Totals: byYearA+----201---1552.03240000240177.011849400521630000.966.000.002.648.292.493.13.750
    1969EugenePCLAAA----215---711.66900000065.0381512019480000.885.260.002.636.652.082.53.875
    1969Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31215Log - Sp - Ext - Perf5105.01232042131116.21306865763706131.6510.030.544.865.405.251.11.333
    1969Minor Totals: byYearAAA----211---711.66900009065.0381512019480000.885.260.002.636.652.082.53.875
    1969MLB Totals: PHIbyYearMLB----211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf5105.03232042131116.71306865763706131.6610.070.544.885.425.271.11.333
    1970ReadingEastAA----226---214.24300000017.016980690001.298.470.003.184.764.761.50.667
    1970EugenePCLAAA----226---8114.9723000000152.01659984070960001.559.770.004.145.685.861.37.421
    1970Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31226Log - Sp - Ext - Perf029.00710026014.0211414310121012.2113.501.936.437.719.001.20.000
    1970Minor Totals: byYearAA/AAA----222---10124.90260000260169.0181108920761050001.529.640.004.055.595.751.38.455
    1970MLB Totals: PHIbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf029.00710026014.0211414310121012.2113.501.936.437.719.001.20.000
    1971Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31237Log - Sp - Ext - Perf354.39379008280108.210061531048493031.368.280.833.984.065.051.02.375
    1971MLB Totals: PHIbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf354.41379008280108.710061531048493031.378.320.833.994.085.071.02.375
    1972Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31248Log - Sp - Ext - Perf4145.09302220180132.215580751154547011.5810.520.753.663.665.431.00.222
    1972MLB Totals: PHIbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf4145.11302220180132.715580751154547011.5810.550.753.683.685.451.00.222
    1973Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil38259Log - Sp - Ext - Perf583.7037112021261136.113958561062678141.479.180.664.094.423.831.08.385
    1973MLB Totals: MILbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf583.7037112021261136.313958561062678141.489.190.664.104.433.841.08.385
    1974Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil392610Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1143.62312320280161.216872651249604001.349.350.672.733.344.011.22.733
    1974MLB Totals: MILbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1143.63312320280161.716872651249604001.359.380.672.743.354.021.22.733
    1975Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil382711Log - Sp - Ext - Perf665.892713312140110.012577721155403101.6410.230.904.503.276.300.73.500
    1975MLB Totals: MILbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf665.892713312140110.012577721155403101.6410.230.904.503.276.300.73.500
    1976Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil382812Log - Sp - Ext - Perf017.031030017024.135201901383011.9712.950.004.812.967.400.62.000
    1976MLB Totals: MILbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf017.101030017024.335201901383011.9913.070.004.852.997.470.62.000
    1977Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAphi-2913---257.2029710022185.01137968744494001.8511.960.744.665.198.361.11.286
    1977Minor Totals: PHIbyYearAAA----291---257.2029710022185.01137968744494001.8511.960.744.665.198.361.11.286
    MLB Totals (8 yrs)34504.69202102133381002804.387345041964354360353131.539.770.723.964.035.041.02.405
    American League Totals (4 yrs)22194.42105507126551432.34672272123317917518251.509.730.693.733.644.730.98.537
    National League Totals (4 yrs)12315.0197526212451372.04062232073117518517181.569.820.754.234.485.401.06.279
    Minor League Totals49373.8813071001231733.067937631673275614001.378.340.094.026.894.621.72.570
    Minor: Ind Totals731.2013000013075.0452010026960000.955.400.003.1211.522.403.69.700
    Minor: A+ Totals30193.13660000660414.034717414401883590001.297.540.004.097.803.781.91.612
    Minor: AA Totals214.24300003017.016980690001.298.470.003.184.764.761.50.667
    Minor: AAA Totals17174.89617100541302.031619316471331934001.499.420.213.965.755.751.45.500
    Milwaukee Brewers Totals (4 yrs)22194.42105507126551432.34672272123317917518251.509.730.693.733.644.730.98.537
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (4 yrs)12315.0197526212451372.04062232073117518517181.569.820.754.234.485.401.06.279
    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%
    1969Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3121pL-S-E-P123354610020011203000.171.194.200.3943971.057.029.2612.5630.7712.000.00.0016.7
    1970Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3122pL-S-E-P273000000000200000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    1971Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3123pL-S-E-P33727031002000900000.111.111.148.2592741.037.037.1670.0033.330.000.00.0033.3
    1972Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3124pL-S-E-P432341500110011605001.147.171.235.4064081.118.088.2352.5040.0016.0034.02.5020.0
    1977Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAphi-29p---52922252001003402000.227.320.318.6382772.227.091.27811.1114.811.330.00.0040.0
    MLB Totals (4 yrs)999951420150023908001.141.158.192.350109193.071.051.2201.8335.7819.5099.00.9221.4
    National League Totals (4 yrs)999951420150023908001.141.158.192.350109193.071.051.2201.8335.7819.5099.00.9221.4
    Minor League Totals2922252001003402000.227.320.318.6382772.227.091.27811.1114.811.330.00.0040.0
    Minor: AAA Totals2922252001003402000.227.320.318.6382772.227.091.27811.1114.811.330.00.0040.0
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (4 yrs)999951420150023908001.141.158.192.350109193.071.051.2201.8335.7819.5099.00.9221.4
    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
    1969Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB21P230116.21022123332.9701.400.2814.2100.010
    1970Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB22P7014.00300331.0000.400.214.3100.012
    1971Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB23P370108.21219113231.9690.800.2922.8100.06
    1972Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB24P300132.2922123231.9691.000.2319.293.88
    1973Milwaukee BrewersALMLB25P370136.1730143837.9741.000.2722.8100.05
    1974Milwaukee BrewersALMLB26P310161.21616323532.9141.000.2019.1100.07
    1975Milwaukee BrewersALMLB27P270110.0819222927.9311.000.2516.7100.09
    1976Milwaukee BrewersALMLB28P10024.12600881.0000.800.336.2100.011
    MLB Totals - (P)202080264137913210201.9571.000.250.00.00
    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
    1969MLB23----------
    1970MLB7----------
    1971MLB37----------
    1972MLB30----------
    1973MLB37----------
    1974MLB31----------
    1975MLB27----------
    1976MLB10----------
    Totals202----------