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Bill James P

Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
0 0 0.00
Birth Date1-20-1887
Height6' 4"
Weight195 lbs
BatsB
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
1911 CLE MLB 8 6 51.7 58 32 21 1 .000 10.1 5.6 0.2 3.7 0% .313 .000 1.74 4.33 4.88 0 0.00 0.0
1912 CLE MLB 3 0 13.7 15 9 5 0 .000 9.9 5.9 0.0 3.3 0% .319 .000 1.76 4.20 4.61 0 0.00 0.0
1914 SLA MLB 44 35 284.0 269 109 109 4 .000 8.5 3.5 0.1 3.5 0% .284 .000 1.33 2.97 2.85 0 0.00 0.0
1915 DET 0 11 9 67.0 57 33 24 1 .000 7.7 4.4 0.1 3.2 0% .267 .000 1.34 3.33 2.42 0 0.00 0.0
1915 SLA 0 34 22 170.3 155 92 58 2 .000 8.2 4.9 0.1 3.1 0% .279 .000 1.45 3.59 3.59 0 0.00 0.0
1916 DET MLB 30 20 151.7 141 79 61 1 .000 8.4 4.7 0.1 3.6 0% .286 .000 1.45 3.39 3.68 0 0.00 0.0
1917 DET MLB 34 23 198.0 163 96 62 2 .000 7.4 4.4 0.1 2.8 0% .248 .000 1.31 3.28 2.09 0 0.00 0.0
1918 DET MLB 19 18 122.0 127 68 42 3 .000 9.4 5.0 0.2 3.1 0% .290 .000 1.60 3.59 3.76 0 0.00 0.0
1919 BOS 0 13 7 71.7 74 39 12 2 .000 9.3 4.9 0.3 1.5 0% .288 .000 1.58 4.32 4.14 0 0.00 0.0
1919 CHA 0 5 5 39.3 39 14 11 0 .000 8.9 3.2 0.0 2.5 0% .305 .000 1.35 3.19 2.52 0 0.00 0.0
1919 DET 0 2 1 9.3 12 7 3 0 .000 11.6 6.8 0.0 2.9 0% .353 .000 2.04 4.14 5.79 0 0.00 0.0
1915 TOT MLB 45 31 237.3 212 125 82 3 .000 8.0 4.7 0.1 3.1 0% .000 .000 1.42 3.52 3.26 0 0.00 0.0
1919 TOT MLB 20 13 120.3 125 60 26 2 .000 9.3 4.5 0.1 1.9 0% .000 .000 1.54 3.93 3.74 0 0.00 0.0
CareerMLB2031461178.7111057840816.0008.54.40.13.10%.000.0001.433.423.2100.000.0

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
1911 CLE MLB 8 6 51.7 58 32 21 1 .000 10.1 5.6 0.2 3.7 0% .313 .000 1.74 4.33 4.88
1912 CLE MLB 3 0 13.7 15 9 5 0 .000 9.9 5.9 0.0 3.3 0% .319 .000 1.76 4.20 4.61
1914 SLA MLB 44 35 284.0 269 109 109 4 .000 8.5 3.5 0.1 3.5 0% .284 .000 1.33 2.97 2.85
1915 DET MLB 11 9 67.0 57 33 24 1 .000 7.7 4.4 0.1 3.2 0% .267 .000 1.34 3.33 2.42
1915 SLA MLB 34 22 170.3 155 92 58 2 .000 8.2 4.9 0.1 3.1 0% .279 .000 1.45 3.59 3.59
1916 DET MLB 30 20 151.7 141 79 61 1 .000 8.4 4.7 0.1 3.6 0% .286 .000 1.45 3.39 3.68
1917 DET MLB 34 23 198.0 163 96 62 2 .000 7.4 4.4 0.1 2.8 0% .248 .000 1.31 3.28 2.09
1918 DET MLB 19 18 122.0 127 68 42 3 .000 9.4 5.0 0.2 3.1 0% .290 .000 1.60 3.59 3.76
1919 BOS MLB 13 7 71.7 74 39 12 2 .000 9.3 4.9 0.3 1.5 0% .288 .000 1.58 4.32 4.14
1919 CHA MLB 5 5 39.3 39 14 11 0 .000 8.9 3.2 0.0 2.5 0% .305 .000 1.35 3.19 2.52
1919 DET MLB 2 1 9.3 12 7 3 0 .000 11.6 6.8 0.0 2.9 0% .353 .000 2.04 4.14 5.79

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  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

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  Title Author Date
Prospectus Feature: Groundballs Through the DecadesRob Mains2016-06-22
Prospectus Feature: Groundball Pitchers: Nothin' To Do With Them?Rob Mains2016-06-13
Cold Takes: The Milestone Percentage AddedPatrick Dubuque2016-05-31
Fifth Column: On A Rule Limiting Intentional WalksMichael Baumann2016-05-10
Life at the Margins: A Cubs Championship, ProbablyRian Watt2016-03-28
Winter Is Leaving: Cleveland IndiansMichael Baumann2016-03-02
Baseball Therapy: The Crack in the Defensive SpectrumRussell A. Carleton2016-02-09
Life at the Margins: What Comes After Sabermetrics?Rian Watt2016-02-05
Fifth Column: On the Conflict Between Aesthetic and Tactical OptimalityMichael Baumann2016-02-04
Prospectus Feature: The Color of Baseball StatisticsEric Garcia McKinley2016-02-03
Internet Baseball Awards: The Jokester-Free AL Player of the YearTom Tango2016-01-22
The BP Wayback Machine: The Case for Tim RainesRany Jazayerli2016-01-06
BP Unfiltered: The Piazza-but-not-Bagwell VoterSam Miller2015-12-10
Caught Looking: Baseball from the Ivory TowerMichael Wenz2015-12-10
The BP Wayback Machine: Sandy's the ManJay Jaffe2015-10-19
This article requires BP Premium accessPitching Backward: Some Signatures Are ForgeriesJeff Long2015-10-15
BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 730: David Stearns, Pete Mackanin, and Troublesome TagsSam Miller2015-09-23
BP Daily Podcast: Effectively Wild Episode 730: David Stearns, Pete Mackanin, and Troublesome TagsBen Lindbergh2015-09-23
This article requires BP Premium accessEverything You Could Have Learned This Week: August 24-28, 2015Ian Frazer2015-08-30
This article requires BP Premium accessSome Projection Left: Ask The Industry: Scouts on StatsChristopher Crawford2015-08-26
This article requires BP Premium accessCold Takes: Taking the Hit Out of the Hit By PitchPatrick Dubuque2015-08-25


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