Bill Stafford Stats

Bill Stafford was born on Sunday, August 13, 1939, in Catskill, New York. Stafford was 21 years old when he broke into the big leagues on August 17, 1960, with the New York Yankees. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Bill Stafford baseball stats page.

"In an interview, his wife, Sharon Stafford, said Bill (Stafford) considered playing for the Dodgers, but signed with the Yankees because 'the Dodgers would not give Bill a pair of spikes. The Yankees did.'" - New York Times Obituary (09-20-2001)
Bill Stafford

Bill Stafford Autograph on a 1961 Topps Baseball Card (#213 | <a href='../baseball_cards/baseball_cards_oneset.php?s=1961top01' title='1961 Topps Baseball Card Checklist'>Checklist</a>)
Bill Stafford Autograph on a 1961 Topps Baseball Card (#213 | Checklist )

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Birth Name:
William Charles Stafford
Nickname:
Bill
Born On:
08-13-1939  (Leo)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Catskill, New York
Year of Death Data Died On:
09-19-2001 ( 100 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Wayne, Michigan
Cemetery:
Cremated
High School:
Coxsackie-Athens High School (Coxsackie, NY)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-02
Player Weight Chart Weight:
193
First Game:
08-17-1960 (Age 21)
Last Game:
09-19-1967
Draft:
Not Applicable
Bill Stafford

Bill Stafford Pitching Stats

G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
1960 21 Yankees 11 8 0 3 1 .750 2.25 2 1 0 60.0 246 50 15 17 3 18 0 36 0 1 0 -
1961 22 Yankees 36 25 6 14 9 .609 2.68 8 3 2 195.0 796 168 58 65 13 59 4 101 1 5 0 -
1962 23 Yankees 35 33 1 14 9 .609 3.67 7 2 0 213.1 899 188 87 95 23 77 6 109 2 4 0 -
1963 24 Yankees 28 14 7 4 8 .333 6.02 0 0 3 89.2 413 104 60 64 16 42 3 52 2 3 0 -
1964 25 Yankees 31 1 12 5 0 1.000 2.67 0 0 4 60.2 246 50 18 19 4 22 7 39 1 2 0 -
1965 26 Yankees 22 15 4 3 8 .273 3.56 1 0 0 111.1 449 93 44 45 16 31 4 71 2 2 0 -
1966 27 Athletics 9 8 0 0 4 .000 4.99 0 0 0 39.2 174 42 22 28 2 12 1 31 1 2 0 -
1967 28 Athletics 14 0 5 0 1 .000 1.69 0 0 0 16.0 67 12 3 4 0 9 2 10 0 0 0 -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
8 Years 186 104 35 43 40 .518 3.52 18 6 9 785.2 3,290 707 307 337 77 270 27 449 9 19 0 -
Bill Stafford

Bill Stafford Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1960 21 Yankees 12 22 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 .045 .045 .045
1961 22 Yankees 36 67 5 12 2 1 0 0 3 4 0 11 3 0 0 0 .179 .225 .239
1962 23 Yankees 35 78 5 17 4 0 0 0 5 2 0 16 4 0 0 1 .218 .238 .269
1963 24 Yankees 28 24 2 7 0 1 0 0 3 1 0 7 2 0 1 0 .292 .346 .375
1964 25 Yankees 31 13 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 .077 .077 .154
1965 26 Yankees 22 29 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 12 4 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1966 27 Athletics 9 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000
1967 28 Athletics 14 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
8 Years 187 245 15 38 7 2 0 0 14 7 0 63 16 1 1 2 .155 .181 .200
Bill Stafford

Bill Stafford Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1960 Yankees P 11 8 180 17 1.5 17 7 10 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.55
1961 Yankees P 36 25 585 37 1.0 36 7 29 1 5 n/a n/a n/a .973 1.66
1962 Yankees P 35 33 640 45 1.3 45 12 33 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.90
1963 Yankees P 28 14 269 17 0.6 17 5 12 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.71
1964 Yankees P 31 1 182 13 0.4 13 3 10 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.93
1965 Yankees P 22 15 334 27 1.2 26 10 16 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .963 2.10
1966 Athletics P 9 8 119 4 0.4 4 0 4 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.91
1967 Athletics P 14 0 48 4 0.3 4 1 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.25
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
P Totals 186 104 2,357 164 0.9 162 45 117 2 13 n/a n/a n/a .988 1.86
8 Years 186 104 2,357 164 0.9 162 45 117 2 13 n/a n/a n/a .988 1.86
Bill Stafford

Bill Stafford Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1960 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 1 n/a 0.0 2.8 22.0 2.00 5.40 2.70
1961 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 6.1 22.3 1.71 4.66 2.72
1962 Yankees 0 1 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.9 15.6 1.42 4.60 3.25
1963 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.4 8.0 1.24 5.22 4.22
1964 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.2 13.0 1.77 5.79 3.26
1965 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.4 29.0 2.29 5.74 2.51
1966 Athletics 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.7 0.0 2.58 7.03 2.72
1967 Athletics 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.11 5.63 5.06
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
8 Years 0 1 .000 0 1 n/a 0.0 3.9 17.5 1.66 5.14 3.09
Bill Stafford

Bill Stafford Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1960 New York Yankees 22 Undetermined - Stats
1961 New York Yankees 22 Undetermined - Stats
1962 New York Yankees 22 Undetermined - Stats
1963 New York Yankees 22 Undetermined - -
1964 New York Yankees 22 Undetermined - Stats
1965 New York Yankees 22 Undetermined - -
1966 Kansas City Athletics 22 $18,000.00 - -
1967 Kansas City Athletics 22 $10,200.00 - -


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