Bill White appeared in 153 Major League games during the 1961 regular season. The chart below is a comprehensive analysis of the games White appeared in, specifically relating to his 1961 hitting statistics. Notes: The Date / Box field has a link to the box score from the game being described. If the Date is followed by an asterisk (*), White started during that game at the first position listed in the Position(s) column. Cumulative monthly totals are provided where applicable.
"I don't want anyone telling me how much I owe baseball. Like Paul Richards saying that Henry Aaron would be running an elevator if not for baseball. What would Paul Richards be doing if not for baseball? And was has he ever done for baseball? I gave it 16 years of my life and never less than 100 percent on the field. So we're even." - Bill White in Baseball Digest (January 1969, Stan Hochman, 'Bill White Keeps His Promise', Page 39)
In Chronological Order / Bill White Stats
Bill White 1961 Game by Game Batting Logs
Did you know that Bill White appeared in 77 games at home, had 295 at-bats, drove in 58 runs, scored 55 times, had 85 hits (10 doubles / 6 triples / 13 home runs), walked 35 times (2 intentional), struck out 43 times, was hit by a pitcher 1 times, sacrificed 3 times (1 hits & 2 flies), and finished at home with a .288 batting average, .363 on base percentage and .494 slugging average?
On the road, Bill White appeared in 76 games, had 296 at-bats, drove in 32 runs, scored 34 times, had 84 hits (16 doubles / 5 triples / 6 home runs), walked 29 times (2 intentional), struck out 41 times, was hit by a pitcher 0 times, sacrificed 4 times (1 hits & 3 flies), and finished at home with a .283 batting average, .344 on base percentage and .432 slugging average?
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