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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
William Edwin Melton
Stat Years
1964-1977  [mlb] 1968-1977
Height/Weight
6-2 / 200
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
3B (901) ... DH (88) ... OF (82) ... 1B (45)
Draft Position
3B
Born Date/Place
High School
Duarte (Duarte,CA)
Colleges
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Chicago White Sox in 1964
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1968-05-04 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.301)
Service Time
Organizations
CHA [8] CAL [1] CLE [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 15275 ... retro id: meltb101 ... mlbam id: 118941
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Batting Splits for 1971

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Season Total and by Team
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
Season Total1486215437214693182338632618711155826753.269.352.492.843.337.223.2649.8214.011.435.3136.30
CHA1486215437214693182338632618711155826753.269.352.492.843.337.223.2649.8214.011.435.3136.30
by Pitcher Type
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
vs LHP82197177204532301023111838200227813.254.330.441.771.288.186.2719.1419.292.115.0828.89
vs RHP125424366521016115223632143499153618940.276.362.516.878.361.240.26110.1411.561.145.4239.60
vs Starter148458411591187714225582140636011421141.287.358.513.871.326.226.2878.7313.761.585.4634.75
vs Reliever9516313213281640828112124514445612.212.333.424.758.371.212.19212.8814.721.144.9142.86
Game Information
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
Home Games692762443166435216300030411103412323.270.353.504.857.357.234.26710.8714.861.375.8034.85
Road Games79345299418050130175632314610052414430.268.351.482.832.321.214.2618.9913.331.484.9337.50
Day Games62251213285031621126122842712149319.235.340.437.777.329.202.24111.1616.731.504.3838.00
Night Games8637033044966212022602033454034417434.291.359.527.887.342.236.2788.9212.161.365.9535.42
Grass Surface1486215437214693182338632618711155826753.269.352.492.843.337.223.2649.8214.011.435.3136.30
in Wins7130625752875211123623239317125316935.339.436.6581.094.475.319.31212.7510.130.797.5240.23
in Losses77315286205941711024002256403059818.206.270.343.612.213.136.2206.9817.782.553.1730.51
by Time Period
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
4-Mar/April21857382013412811101711000327.274.369.438.807.301.164.33311.7620.001.702.3535.00
5-May208371720115041410101020001379.282.386.521.907.394.239.28112.0512.051.004.8245.00
6-June2611510321321730122601920201117115.311.374.6891.063.456.379.2787.8317.392.2210.4346.88
7-July301251161231195071800521301215712.267.312.491.803.267.224.2704.0016.804.205.6038.71
8-August22958182117112800101220204304.259.347.370.718.235.111.27510.5312.631.202.1119.05
9-Sept/Oct2911899162216006121017710121406.222.339.404.743.364.182.18414.415.930.415.0827.27
First Half6728324736724112118482229475111214031.291.376.567.943.393.275.29510.2516.611.626.3643.06
Second Half813382963674526115381032406044612722.250.331.429.760.291.179.2419.4711.831.254.4429.73
Batting Slot
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
Lineup Slot #12663300033000000000123.500.5002.0002.5001.5001.500.0000.000.000.0050.00100.00
Lineup Slot #41355694946612784122297722598311145823043.257.347.466.812.328.209.25410.3714.591.415.1033.86
Lineup Slot #511464331696016102400100257.372.391.581.973.279.209.3854.358.702.002.1743.75
Positions
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
05 Third Base1486215437214693182338632618711155826753.269.352.492.843.337.223.2649.8214.011.435.3136.30
by Ball-Strike Count
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
0-0 Count1486215437214693182338632618711155826753.269.352.492.843.337.223.2649.8214.011.435.3136.30
by Hit Type
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
Ball in Air120224219121100500000050031.009.009.014.023.005.005.0090.000.000.000.0050.00
Ball on Ground779897144000210000100840.041.041.041.082.010.000.0410.000.000.000.000.00
Bunt110000000000000100000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.00
by Inning
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
Inning 198978613221221719001115000004710.256.340.547.887.419.291.23411.3415.461.367.2245.45
Inning 2575749515122013105630020203.306.404.408.812.224.102.3338.7710.531.201.7520.00
Inning 358585051190026007910001172.220.328.340.668.260.120.23112.0715.521.293.4518.18
Inning 4888676132413218100097100015211.316.395.6841.080.487.368.26210.478.140.789.3045.83
Inning 5474841101372049005810101276.317.396.6591.054.463.341.30010.4216.671.608.3346.15
Inning 68485761326155061710813100104911.342.412.6451.057.421.303.3519.4115.291.637.0642.31
Inning 7666553613810411116731204265.245.344.491.834.358.245.2059.2310.771.176.1538.46
Inning 863635649810020171000001101.161.254.179.433.125.018.19611.1115.871.430.0011.11
Inning 9515148110730040011000210133.208.216.271.487.083.063.2501.9619.6110.000.0030.00
Xtra Innings10118232001500221001061.375.545.7501.295.625.375.40018.1818.181.009.0933.33
by Outs
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
0 Out12320418330563210113281018222100210724.306.374.585.959.383.279.2918.8210.781.226.3742.86
1 Out106176156244833401131101326205268515.308.358.545.903.327.237.2987.3914.772.006.2531.25
2 Out12024120418422841927123039700307514.206.328.368.695.304.162.21212.4516.181.303.7333.33
by Situation
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
Runners ---14231928939845511117171227463000014829.291.357.512.869.311.221.2968.4614.421.705.3334.52
Runners --3212015231002610212012092.200.350.600.950.600.400.07710.005.000.5010.0066.67
Runners -2-47513751173011100121020010174.297.490.459.950.486.162.38523.5319.610.831.9636.36
Runners -2312127222000400410012020.286.500.286.786.571.000.28633.338.330.250.000.00
Runners 1--1021361251633213181900914200036212.264.324.496.820.304.232.2436.6210.291.565.8836.36
Runners 1-3151411110001600020030241.091.071.364.435.273.273.0000.0014.290.007.14100.00
Runners 12-48554747410281051121003143.149.259.298.557.277.149.1479.0920.002.203.6442.86
Runners 12314141235300215002200000112.417.500.9171.417.667.500.37514.2914.291.0014.2940.00
Runners On1393022543362387116692034418155811924.244.346.469.814.366.224.22811.2613.581.215.3038.71
Scoring Position10716612917291740850202527615555712.225.364.442.805.426.217.21215.0616.271.084.8241.38
Leadoff1051531392242267188101219200007516.302.366.540.906.331.237.3047.8412.421.585.2338.10
Last Batter666110001300030000041.167.167.667.833.500.500.0000.0050.000.0016.67100.00
Winning892141753051306015372230246123410221.291.408.583.991.463.291.26114.0211.210.807.0141.18
Losing8420218619442951924001332003027815.237.282.419.702.253.183.2366.4415.842.464.4634.09
Tied12220518223513471925101831500228717.280.361.478.839.302.198.2968.7815.121.724.3933.33
Opponents
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
BAL1147424841126003700201174.190.234.405.639.286.214.1716.3814.892.334.2650.00
BOS12474541182012001910001163.244.277.356.632.133.111.2862.1319.159.002.1327.27
CAL166953896102600151210003163.170.362.302.664.415.132.17921.7417.390.802.9033.33
CLE72925365001400350010191.240.310.360.670.240.120.25010.3417.241.673.4516.67
DET1252459171110511007800011336.378.462.7331.195.511.356.37513.4615.381.149.6235.29
KCA187767918132038008510100295.269.351.433.783.284.164.25010.396.490.633.9027.78
MIL187366131974081211610100104712.288.356.7121.068.515.424.2298.2213.701.6710.9663.16
MIN1668585128013100161040011234.207.324.397.720.276.190.2008.8214.711.674.4133.33
NYA1254503171230211002810110265.340.370.520.890.220.180.3663.7014.814.003.7029.41
OAK1665569171210410107911010305.304.391.536.926.375.232.30210.7713.851.296.1529.41
WS210403651273026103410000215.333.400.583.983.361.250.3337.5010.001.335.0041.67
by Ballpark
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
Anaheim Stadium941316851025009310001153.258.439.484.923.516.226.23121.957.320.334.8837.50
Cleveland Municipal Stadium62724365001400240010191.250.296.375.671.208.125.2507.4114.812.003.7016.67
Comiskey Park692762443166435216300030411103412323.270.353.504.857.357.234.26710.8714.861.375.8034.85
County Stadium9393591143048113610000267.314.385.7431.127.514.429.2807.6915.382.0010.2663.64
Fenway Park62624243100000171000051.167.231.208.439.083.042.2353.8526.927.000.0025.00
Memorial Stadium62623342101300130020082.174.192.348.540.217.174.1433.8511.543.003.8550.00
Metropolitan Stadium941333860028014540011142.242.390.424.814.273.182.2319.7612.201.254.8825.00
Municipal Stadium93735253101200031010092.143.162.257.419.114.114.1250.008.110.002.7040.00
Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum730255961028104210010163.360.467.6401.107.480.280.33313.336.670.506.6733.33
RFK Memorial Stadium623212742014102300000123.333.391.571.963.381.238.3538.7013.041.504.3542.86
Tiger Stadium628235951038005400001194.391.500.8261.326.652.435.37517.8614.290.8010.7144.44
Yankee Stadium I627251972006000610100112.360.370.440.810.080.080.4500.0022.220.000.0022.22
80 record(s)
Glossary:
G Games Played (or Pitched) PA Plate Appearances 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 HBP Hit by a Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IBB Intentional Walks GDP Grounded into Double Play TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) 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) 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)