Bill James Stats

Bill James was born on Thursday, January 20, 1887, in Detroit, Michigan. James was 24 years old when he broke into the big leagues on June 12, 1911, with the Cleveland Naps. 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 James baseball stats page.

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Bill James


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Birth Name:
William Henry James
Nickname:
Bill or Big Bill
Born On:
01-20-1887  (Capricorn)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Detroit, Michigan
Year of Death Data Died On:
05-25-1942 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Venice, California
Cemetery:
Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles, California
High School:
Ann Arbor High School (Ann Arbor, MI | Did Not Graduate)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Both
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-04
Player Weight Chart Weight:
195
First Game:
06-12-1911 (Age 24)
Last Game:
09-17-1919
Draft:
Not Applicable

Bill James

Bill James Pitching Stats

1911 24 Naps 8 6 0 2 4 .333 4.88 4 0 0 51.2 238 58 28 37 1 32 - 21 2 2 1 -
1912 25 Naps 3 0 1 0 0 .000 4.61 0 0 0 13.2 61 15 7 11 0 9 - 5 0 0 0 -
1914 27 Browns 44 35 7 15 14 .517 2.85 20 3 1 284.0 1,162 269 90 121 4 109 - 109 11 6 0 -
1915 28 Browns 34 23 5 7 10 .412 3.59 8 0 1 170.1 708 155 68 89 2 92 - 58 5 7 0 -
1915 28 Tigers 11 9 2 7 3 .700 2.42 3 1 0 67.0 268 57 18 26 1 33 - 24 1 0 0 -
1916 29 Tigers 30 20 4 8 12 .400 3.68 8 0 1 151.2 642 141 62 76 1 79 - 61 6 11 1 -
1917 30 Tigers 34 23 5 13 10 .565 2.09 10 2 1 198.0 830 163 46 71 2 96 - 62 2 12 0 -
1918 31 Tigers 19 18 1 6 11 .353 3.76 8 1 0 122.0 546 127 51 68 3 68 - 42 2 5 0 -
1919 32 Tigers 2 1 0 1 0 1.000 5.79 0 0 0 9.1 42 12 6 6 0 7 - 3 1 0 0 -
1919 32 Red Sox 13 7 4 3 5 .375 4.09 4 0 0 72.2 306 74 33 42 2 39 - 12 2 3 0 -
1919 32 White Sox 5 5 0 3 2 .600 2.52 3 2 0 39.1 155 39 11 12 0 14 - 11 0 2 0 -
8 Years 203 147 29 65 71 .478 3.20 68 9 4 1,179.2 4,958 1,110 420 559 16 578 - 408 32 48 2 -

Bill James

Bill James Hitting Stats

1911 24 Naps 8 17 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 - - 1 - 0 - .059 .111 .118
1912 25 Naps 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 - - 1 - 0 - .000 .250 .000
1914 27 Browns 44 89 4 10 1 1 0 0 2 4 - 38 4 - 0 - .112 .151 .146
1915 28 Browns 34 42 2 8 2 0 0 0 2 3 - 18 6 - 1 - .190 .261 .238
1915 28 Tigers 11 21 4 6 1 0 0 0 2 3 - 6 1 - 1 - .286 .400 .333
1916 29 Tigers 30 44 3 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 - 24 6 - 0 - .068 .128 .068
1917 30 Tigers 34 57 7 12 0 0 0 0 2 10 - 20 2 - 0 - .211 .328 .211
1918 31 Tigers 19 46 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 - 12 0 - 0 - .109 .128 .130
1919 32 Tigers 2 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 - 2 0 - 0 - .250 .250 .250
1919 32 Red Sox 13 21 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 - 7 3 - 1 - .143 .217 .143
1919 32 White Sox 5 14 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 2 1 - 0 - .143 .143 .143
8 Years 203 358 25 51 6 1 0 0 12 27 - 129 25 - 3 - .142 .209 .165

Bill James

Bill James Fielding Stats

1911 Naps P 8 6 155 16 2.0 15 4 11 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .938 2.61
1912 Naps P 3 0 41 6 2.0 3 1 2 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .500 1.98
1914 Browns P 44 35 852 119 2.7 116 11 105 3 5 n/a n/a n/a .975 3.68
1915 Browns P 34 23 511 76 2.2 70 12 58 6 2 n/a n/a n/a .921 3.70
1915 Tigers P 11 9 201 30 2.7 28 2 26 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .933 3.76
1916 Tigers P 30 20 455 56 1.9 50 4 46 6 1 n/a n/a n/a .893 2.97
1917 Tigers P 34 23 594 70 2.1 65 4 61 5 1 n/a n/a n/a .929 2.95
1918 Tigers P 19 18 366 49 2.6 48 5 43 1 3 n/a n/a n/a .980 3.54
1919 Tigers P 2 1 28 3 1.5 3 1 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.89
1919 Red Sox P 13 7 218 30 2.3 27 4 23 3 2 n/a n/a n/a .900 3.34
1919 White Sox P 5 5 118 10 2.0 9 2 7 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .900 2.06
P Totals 203 147 3,539 465 2.3 434 50 384 31 15 n/a n/a n/a .933 3.31
8 Years 203 147 3,539 465 2.3 434 50 384 31 15 n/a n/a n/a .933 3.31

Bill James

Bill James Miscellaneous Stats

1911 Naps 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 17.0 0.66 3.66 5.57
1912 Naps 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.56 3.29 5.93
1914 Browns 1 2 .333 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.3 44.5 1.00 3.45 3.45
1915 Browns 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.3 21.0 0.63 3.06 4.86
1915 Tigers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.5 10.5 0.73 3.22 4.43
1916 Tigers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.8 44.0 0.77 3.62 4.69
1917 Tigers 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.9 28.5 0.65 2.82 4.36
1918 Tigers 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.8 0.0 0.62 3.10 5.02
1919 Tigers 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.0 4.0 0.43 2.89 6.75
1919 Red Sox 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.0 21.0 0.31 1.49 4.83
1919 White Sox 0 - - 0 0 n/a 0.0 7.0 0.0 0.79 2.52 3.20
8 Years 1 2 .333 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.8 29.8 0.71 3.11 4.41

Bill James

Bill James Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1911 Cleveland Naps n/a Undetermined n/a -
1912 Cleveland Naps n/a Undetermined n/a -
1914 St. Louis Browns n/a Undetermined n/a -
1915 St. Louis Browns n/a Undetermined n/a -
1915 Detroit Tigers n/a Undetermined n/a -
1916 Detroit Tigers n/a Undetermined n/a -
1917 Detroit Tigers n/a Undetermined n/a -
1918 Detroit Tigers n/a Undetermined n/a -
1919 Detroit Tigers n/a Undetermined n/a Stats
1919 Boston Red Sox n/a Undetermined n/a Stats
1919 Chicago White Sox n/a Undetermined n/a Stats
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