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Wilbur Wood PWhite Sox

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
17 2684 164 156 57 1411 3.24 20.4
Birth Date10-22-1941
Height6' 0"
Weight180 lbs
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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
1961 BOS MLB 6 1 13.0 14 7 7 2 .271 104 9.7 4.8 1.4 4.8 39% .273 .303 1.62 5.04 5.54 107 4.94 0.0
1962 BOS MLB 1 1 7.7 6 3 3 0 .247 91 7.0 3.5 0.0 3.5 63% .240 .228 1.17 2.91 3.52 110 3.32 0.2
1963 BOS MLB 25 6 64.7 67 13 28 10 .266 108 9.3 1.8 1.4 3.9 54% .263 .276 1.24 4.35 3.76 114 4.22 0.3
1964 BOS 0 4 0 5.7 13 3 5 1 .248 108 20.6 4.8 1.6 7.9 85% .480 .402 2.82 4.58 17.47 0 0.00 0.0
1964 PIT 0 3 2 17.3 16 11 7 0 .262 103 8.3 5.7 0.0 3.6 69% .271 .251 1.56 4.19 3.63 0 0.00 0.0
1965 PIT MLB 34 1 51.3 44 16 29 3 .258 101 7.7 2.8 0.5 5.1 54% .282 .246 1.17 3.26 3.16 106 4.05 -0.1
1967 CHA MLB 51 8 95.3 95 28 47 2 .257 89 9.0 2.6 0.2 4.4 47% .285 .259 1.29 2.62 2.45 108 4.08 0.2
1968 CHA MLB 88 2 159.0 127 33 74 8 .261 91 7.2 1.9 0.5 4.2 56% .234 .227 1.01 2.63 1.87 100 2.51 2.9
1969 CHA MLB 76 0 119.7 113 40 73 13 .259 99 8.5 3.0 1.0 5.5 54% .262 .260 1.28 3.63 3.01 95 3.79 1.0
1970 CHA MLB 77 0 121.7 118 36 85 7 .259 101 8.7 2.7 0.5 6.3 55% .294 .242 1.27 2.72 2.81 87 3.33 2.0
1971 CHA MLB 44 42 334.0 272 62 210 21 .256 101 7.3 1.7 0.6 5.7 53% .247 .216 1.00 2.54 1.91 83 2.78 7.3
1972 CHA MLB 49 49 376.7 325 74 193 28 .253 99 7.8 1.8 0.7 4.6 58% .250 .237 1.06 2.86 2.51 99 3.45 3.8
1973 CHA MLB 49 48 359.3 381 91 199 25 .263 104 9.5 2.3 0.6 5.0 57% .294 .258 1.31 3.20 3.46 90 3.98 3.7
1974 CHA MLB 42 42 320.3 305 80 169 27 .257 104 8.6 2.2 0.8 4.7 55% .270 .249 1.20 3.44 3.60 90 3.59 4.5
1975 CHA MLB 43 43 291.3 309 92 140 26 .261 104 9.5 2.8 0.8 4.3 53% .288 .260 1.38 3.75 4.11 103 4.24 2.1
1976 CHA MLB 7 7 56.3 51 11 31 3 .258 102 8.1 1.8 0.5 5.0 58% .267 .232 1.10 2.80 2.24 88 3.12 1.0
1977 CHA MLB 24 18 122.7 139 50 42 10 .261 102 10.2 3.7 0.7 3.1 60% .296 .284 1.54 4.58 4.99 123 5.34 -0.3
1978 CHA MLB 28 27 168.0 187 74 69 23 .264 100 10.0 4.0 1.2 3.7 54% .281 .293 1.55 4.89 5.20 120 4.61 0.3
1964 TOT MLB 7 2 23.0 29 14 12 1 .258 104 11.3 5.5 0.4 4.7 72% .333 .296 1.87 4.29 7.04 116 5.80 -0.3
CareerMLB6512972684.025827241411209.2591018.72.40.74.755%.272.2511.233.313.24983.7528.6

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
1961 BOS MLB 6 1 13.0 14 7 7 2 .271 104 9.7 4.8 1.4 4.8 39% .273 .303 1.62 5.04 5.54
1962 BOS MLB 1 1 7.7 6 3 3 0 .247 91 7.0 3.5 0.0 3.5 63% .240 .228 1.17 2.91 3.52
1963 BOS MLB 25 6 64.7 67 13 28 10 .266 108 9.3 1.8 1.4 3.9 54% .263 .276 1.24 4.35 3.76
1964 BOS MLB 4 0 5.7 13 3 5 1 .248 108 20.6 4.8 1.6 7.9 85% .480 .402 2.82 4.58 17.47
1964 PIT MLB 3 2 17.3 16 11 7 0 .262 103 8.3 5.7 0.0 3.6 69% .271 .251 1.56 4.19 3.63
1965 PIT MLB 34 1 51.3 44 16 29 3 .258 101 7.7 2.8 0.5 5.1 54% .282 .246 1.17 3.26 3.16
1967 CHA MLB 51 8 95.3 95 28 47 2 .257 89 9.0 2.6 0.2 4.4 47% .285 .259 1.29 2.62 2.45
1968 CHA MLB 88 2 159.0 127 33 74 8 .261 91 7.2 1.9 0.5 4.2 56% .234 .227 1.01 2.63 1.87
1969 CHA MLB 76 0 119.7 113 40 73 13 .259 99 8.5 3.0 1.0 5.5 54% .262 .260 1.28 3.63 3.01
1970 CHA MLB 77 0 121.7 118 36 85 7 .259 101 8.7 2.7 0.5 6.3 55% .294 .242 1.27 2.72 2.81
1971 CHA MLB 44 42 334.0 272 62 210 21 .256 101 7.3 1.7 0.6 5.7 53% .247 .216 1.00 2.54 1.91
1972 CHA MLB 49 49 376.7 325 74 193 28 .253 99 7.8 1.8 0.7 4.6 58% .250 .237 1.06 2.86 2.51
1973 CHA MLB 49 48 359.3 381 91 199 25 .263 104 9.5 2.3 0.6 5.0 57% .294 .258 1.31 3.20 3.46
1974 CHA MLB 42 42 320.3 305 80 169 27 .257 104 8.6 2.2 0.8 4.7 55% .270 .249 1.20 3.44 3.60
1975 CHA MLB 43 43 291.3 309 92 140 26 .261 104 9.5 2.8 0.8 4.3 53% .288 .260 1.38 3.75 4.11
1976 CHA MLB 7 7 56.3 51 11 31 3 .258 102 8.1 1.8 0.5 5.0 58% .267 .232 1.10 2.80 2.24
1977 CHA MLB 24 18 122.7 139 50 42 10 .261 102 10.2 3.7 0.7 3.1 60% .296 .284 1.54 4.58 4.99
1978 CHA MLB 28 27 168.0 187 74 69 23 .264 100 10.0 4.0 1.2 3.7 54% .281 .293 1.55 4.89 5.20

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

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
1977-03-24 1977-04-30 37 17 Left Knee Recovery From Surgery Refracture Patella 1976-09-20 -
1976-09-19 1976-09-19 On-Alr 0 0 Left Knee Surgery Stepped In Hole and Refractured Patella 1976-09-20 -
1976-05-10 1976-10-04 60-DL 147 143 Left Knee Fracture Patella From Batted Ball - -

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Kershaw Day: In the Unlikely Event Kershaw Never Throws Another Pitch...Brendan Gawlowski2015-03-09
This article requires BP Premium accessPunk Hits: A Modest Proposal for the MLB NetworkIan Miller2012-12-19
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Dodgers Go Big for GreinkeSam Miller2012-12-10
The Week in Quotes: November 12-18Jonah Birenbaum2012-11-19
The Week in Quotes: November 12-18Matthew Rocco2012-11-19
The Week in Quotes: November 12-18Hudson Belinsky2012-11-19
The Week in Quotes: November 12-18Andrew Koo2012-11-19
This article requires BP Premium accessRaising Aces: Dickey's Fine Malt KnucklerDoug Thorburn2012-06-29
The Lineup Card: 10 Mr. AlmostsBaseball Prospectus2012-05-24
Inside The Park Blog: Wrigley vs. the CellBradford Doolittle2012-04-15
Research Mailbag: ...Is This Thing On?Bradley Ankrom2012-03-28
BP Unfiltered: Support The Hall of Very GoodMarc Normandin2012-03-20
The BP Wayback Machine: Sweet ReliefRany Jazayerli2011-09-15
This article requires BP Premium accessAging Hurlers: Javier Vazquez and the Incredible Fading FastballMichael Jong2011-05-25
The BP Wayback Machine: Why The "Earned" Run Needs To GoMichael Wolverton2011-02-15
This article requires BP Premium accessAnother Look: Chuck Tanner and the 1979 PiratesBob Hertzel2010-10-26
This article requires BP Premium accessChecking the Numbers: I'm Relieved to StartEric Seidman2010-10-19
This article requires BP Premium accessChanging Speeds: Closing TimeKen Funck2010-09-30
This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: Knuckling Under, Part 2 Ben Lindbergh2010-08-19
You Can Blog It Up: The Happy, Happy Chuck Tanner All-StarsSteven Goldman2010-07-29
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Today: The Left WingJoe Sheehan2009-08-19
This article requires BP Premium accessOn the Beat: Mid-Season SnapshotJohn Perrotto2009-07-12
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Q&A: Tom BradleyDavid Laurila2008-10-29
This article requires BP Premium accessEvery Given Sunday: One Man's BallotJohn Perrotto2008-09-28
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Q&A: Butch WynegarDavid Laurila2008-09-21
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Hit and Run: TandemoniumJay Jaffe2008-02-07
This article requires BP Premium accessLies, Damned Lies: The Best Player in Baseball, Part OneNate Silver2007-09-20
Doctoring The Numbers: Charlie HaegerRany Jazayerli2007-04-05
This article requires BP Premium accessSchrodinger's Bat: Rainy Days and SundaysDan Fox2006-11-02
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: May 5-9Christina Kahrl2006-05-10
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Matchups: Most ActiveJim Baker2006-01-25
This article requires BP Premium accessFrom The Mailbag: Unearned Runs, Devil Rays, and the Waiver WireBaseball Prospectus2004-04-26
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: Reverse LepidopterySteven Goldman2004-03-26
Baseball Prospectus Basics: A Brief History of Pitcher UsageRany Jazayerli2004-03-02
The Grand Experiment: Converting Graves and Kim to StartersNate Silver2003-03-12
This article requires BP Premium accessDoctoring The Numbers: Doctoring the Numbers: Sweet ReliefRany Jazayerli2002-06-18


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