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Bill Bruton CFTigers

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
12 6668 .273 .328 .393 .266 32.3
Birth Date11-9-1925
Height6' 0"
Weight169 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
1953 MLN 27 151 668 613 82 153 18 14 1 202 44 100 6 5 41 26 11 .250 .306 .330 .237 7.5 1.7 0.9
1954 MLN 28 142 619 567 89 161 20 7 4 207 40 78 4 0 8 30 34 13 .284 .336 .365 .251 18.9 -3.8 1.6
1955 MLN 29 149 685 636 106 175 30 12 9 256 43 72 4 0 2 47 25 11 .275 .325 .403 .265 30.6 0.5 3.2
1956 MLN 30 147 578 525 73 143 23 15 8 220 26 63 1 8 18 56 8 6 .272 .304 .419 .265 23.3 2.9 2.7
1957 MLN 31 79 332 306 41 85 16 9 5 134 19 35 1 5 1 30 11 4 .278 .317 .438 .295 24.7 2.5 2.9
1958 MLN 32 100 361 325 47 91 11 3 3 117 27 37 2 3 4 28 4 1 .280 .336 .360 .279 20.4 -3.8 1.8
1959 MLN 33 133 522 478 72 138 22 6 6 190 35 54 1 1 7 41 13 5 .289 .338 .397 .270 24.9 2.6 2.9
1960 MLN 34 151 677 629 112 180 27 13 12 269 41 97 2 4 1 54 22 13 .286 .330 .428 .287 44.4 -9.7 3.7
1961 DET 35 160 668 596 99 153 15 5 17 229 61 66 3 3 5 63 22 6 .257 .327 .384 .259 26.0 4.9 3.2
1962 DET 36 147 633 561 90 156 27 5 16 241 55 67 5 3 9 74 14 7 .278 .346 .430 .275 30.3 18.3 5.0
1963 DET 37 145 594 524 84 134 21 8 8 195 59 70 0 1 10 48 14 7 .256 .330 .372 .257 19.7 2.0 2.5
1964 DET 38 106 331 296 42 82 11 5 5 118 32 54 0 1 2 33 14 5 .277 .347 .399 .283 20.0 -2.2 2.0
Career161066686056937165124110294237848279329297254520789.273.328.393.266290.715.832.3

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
1953 MLN MLB 151 668 .237 .270 .333 .427 .275 .000 93 -12.9 14.9 1.4 1.7 3.6 7.5 0.9 7.5 0.9
1954 MLN MLB 142 619 .251 .267 .331 .413 .267 .324 94 -5.1 15.1 1.4 -3.8 9.6 18.9 1.6 18.9 1.6
1955 MLN MLB 149 685 .265 .256 .320 .407 .259 .299 95 3.2 16.6 1.5 0.5 7.2 30.6 3.2 30.6 3.2
1956 MLN MLB 147 578 .265 .256 .317 .404 .255 .292 94 2.7 14.1 1.3 2.9 4.2 23.3 2.7 23.3 2.7
1957 MLN MLB 79 332 .295 .264 .318 .409 .265 .295 93 11.4 8.9 0.8 2.5 2.7 24.7 2.9 24.7 2.9
1958 MLN MLB 100 361 .279 .263 .328 .405 .267 .306 93 6.8 9.6 0.9 -3.8 2.4 20.4 1.8 20.4 1.8
1959 MLN MLB 133 522 .270 .258 .320 .397 .261 .315 94 5.2 14.0 1.3 2.6 4.0 24.9 2.9 24.9 2.9
1960 MLN MLB 151 677 .287 .255 .314 .390 .258 .321 95 18.2 18.3 1.7 -9.7 9.4 44.4 3.7 44.4 3.7
1961 DET MLB 160 668 .259 .256 .325 .396 .261 .264 101 -0.7 18.9 1.7 4.9 5.7 26.0 3.2 26.0 3.2
1962 DET MLB 147 633 .275 .254 .322 .393 .261 .291 102 9.7 17.6 1.6 18.3 2.2 30.3 5.0 30.3 5.0
1963 DET MLB 145 594 .257 .245 .310 .375 .262 .282 104 -1.8 14.9 1.3 2.0 2.5 19.7 2.5 19.7 2.5
1964 DET MLB 106 331 .283 .245 .304 .383 .256 .324 102 7.2 8.5 0.4 -2.2 2.7 20.0 2.0 20.0 2.0

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
1953 MLN MLB 668 82 153 18 14 1 41 44 100 26 11 .250 .306 .330 .080 .237 7.5 1.7 0.9
1954 MLN MLB 619 89 161 20 7 4 30 40 78 34 13 .284 .336 .365 .081 .251 18.9 -3.8 1.6
1955 MLN MLB 685 106 175 30 12 9 47 43 72 25 11 .275 .325 .403 .127 .265 30.6 0.5 3.2
1956 MLN MLB 578 73 143 23 15 8 56 26 63 8 6 .272 .304 .419 .147 .265 23.3 2.9 2.7
1957 MLN MLB 332 41 85 16 9 5 30 19 35 11 4 .278 .317 .438 .160 .295 24.7 2.5 2.9
1958 MLN MLB 361 47 91 11 3 3 28 27 37 4 1 .280 .336 .360 .080 .279 20.4 -3.8 1.8
1959 MLN MLB 522 72 138 22 6 6 41 35 54 13 5 .289 .338 .397 .109 .270 24.9 2.6 2.9
1960 MLN MLB 677 112 180 27 13 12 54 41 97 22 13 .286 .330 .428 .141 .287 44.4 -9.7 3.7
1961 DET MLB 668 99 153 15 5 17 63 61 66 22 6 .257 .327 .384 .128 .259 26.0 4.9 3.2
1962 DET MLB 633 90 156 27 5 16 74 55 67 14 7 .278 .346 .430 .152 .275 30.3 18.3 5.0
1963 DET MLB 594 84 134 21 8 8 48 59 70 14 7 .256 .330 .372 .116 .257 19.7 2.0 2.5
1964 DET MLB 331 42 82 11 5 5 33 32 54 14 5 .277 .347 .399 .122 .283 20.0 -2.2 2.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
1958-04-09 1958-05-24 45 31 Left Knee Recovery From Cartilage Injury - -
1957-07-12 1957-09-29 79 73 Left Knee Cartilage Injury - -

Compensation

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Details

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
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Diagnostics

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Upside By Year

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  Title Author Date
BP Unfiltered: The Biggest Late Rallies That Came Up ShortRyan Lind2013-04-08
The Lineup Card: Nine Memorable Late-Season Call-UpsBaseball Prospectus2012-08-22
Inside The Park Blog: Big 3s: The Complete ListBradford Doolittle2012-05-24
This article requires BP Premium accessResearch Mailbag: Worst. Lineup. Ever.Bradley Ankrom2012-04-05
The BP First Take: Monday, February 13Daniel Rathman2012-02-13
This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: The Over/Under-30 All-StarsBen Lindbergh2011-05-19
This article requires BP Premium accessManufactured Runs: Solving the Mays ProblemColin Wyers2010-09-08
Prospectus Matchups: The (Elimination) GamersJim Baker2007-10-19
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: John Quinn's ReignSteven Goldman2005-08-24
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Celebrating the SinisterJim Baker2005-08-16


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