Billy Johnson Stats

Billy Johnson was born on Friday, August 30, 1918, in Montclair, New Jersey. Johnson was 24 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 22, 1943, 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 Billy Johnson baseball stats page.

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"So at the age of 35, my Major League career ended. I had no regrets. I lasted as long as I did because I had a winning attitude and worked and played hard." - Billy Johnson in We Played the Game (Edited by Danny Peary, 1994)

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Billy Johnson Autograph on a 1991 Topps Archives Baseball Card (#21 | <a href='../baseball_cards/baseball_cards_oneset.php?s=1991top05' title='1991 Topps Archives Baseball Card Checklist'>Checklist</a>)

Billy Johnson Autograph on a 1991 Topps Archives Baseball Card (#21 | Checklist )

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Birth Name:
William Russell Johnson
Nickname:
Billy the Bull or Billy or Bull
Born On:
08-30-1918  (Virgo)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Montclair, New Jersey
Year of Death Data Died On:
06-20-2006 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Augusta, Georgia
Cemetery:
Westover Memorial Park, Augusta, Georgia
High School:
Bloomfield Tech (Bloomfield, NJ)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-10
Player Weight Chart Weight:
180
First Game:
04-22-1943 (Age 24)
Last Game:
05-10-1953
Draft:
Not Applicable

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Billy Johnson Pitching Stats

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Billy Johnson Hitting Stats

1943 25 Yankees 155 592 70 166 24 6 5 0 94 53 - 30 6 - 4 27 .280 .344 .367
1946 28 Yankees 85 296 51 77 14 5 4 0 35 31 - 42 5 - 2 5 .260 .334 .382
1947 29 Yankees 132 494 67 141 19 8 10 0 95 44 - 43 3 - 6 21 .285 .351 .417
1948 30 Yankees 127 446 59 131 20 6 12 1 64 41 - 30 1 - 4 22 .294 .358 .446
1949 31 Yankees 113 329 48 82 11 3 8 0 56 48 - 44 4 - 2 15 .249 .348 .374
1950 32 Yankees 108 327 44 85 16 2 6 1 40 42 - 30 2 - 1 12 .260 .346 .376
1951 33 Yankees 15 40 5 12 3 0 0 0 4 7 - 0 1 - 0 2 .300 .404 .375
1951 33 Cardinals 124 442 52 116 23 1 14 0 64 46 - 49 8 - 6 12 .262 .340 .414
1952 34 Cardinals 94 282 23 71 10 2 2 1 34 34 - 21 1 - 3 9 .252 .339 .323
1953 35 Cardinals 11 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 - 1 0 - 0 0 .200 .333 .400
9 Years 964 3,253 419 882 141 33 61 3 487 347 - 290 31 - 28 125 .271 .346 .391

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Billy Johnson Fielding Stats

1943 Yankees 3B 155 155 465 527 3.4 509 183 326 18 32 n/a n/a n/a .966 29.55
1946 Yankees 3B 74 71 1,839 245 3.3 234 71 163 11 15 n/a n/a n/a .955 3.44
1947 Yankees 3B 132 129 3,426 357 2.7 340 136 204 17 12 n/a n/a n/a .952 2.68
1948 Yankees 3B 118 116 3,024 380 3.2 360 147 213 20 25 n/a n/a n/a .947 3.21
1949 Yankees 1B 21 16 405 142 6.8 140 130 10 2 10 n/a n/a n/a .986 9.33
1949 Yankees 2B 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1949 Yankees 3B 81 68 1,866 224 2.8 213 77 136 11 16 n/a n/a n/a .951 3.08
1950 Yankees 1B 5 2 63 15 3.0 14 14 0 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .933 6.00
1950 Yankees 3B 100 82 2,289 262 2.6 251 82 169 11 20 n/a n/a n/a .958 2.96
1951 Yankees 3B 13 10 309 25 1.9 24 8 16 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .960 2.10
1951 Cardinals 3B 124 121 3,264 425 3.4 415 99 316 10 32 n/a n/a n/a .976 3.43
1952 Cardinals 3B 89 80 2,139 245 2.8 233 56 177 12 10 n/a n/a n/a .951 2.94
1953 Cardinals 3B 11 0 72 9 0.8 9 1 8 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.38
3B Totals 897 832 18,693 2,699 3.0 2,588 860 1,728 111 163 n/a n/a n/a .959 3.74
1B Totals 26 18 468 157 6.0 154 144 10 3 11 n/a n/a n/a .981 8.88
2B Totals 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
9 Years 924 850 19,164 2,856 3.1 2,742 1,004 1,738 114 174 n/a n/a n/a .960 3.86

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Billy Johnson Miscellaneous Stats

1943 Yankees 3 5 .375 0 0 n/a 118.4 19.7 6.3 - - -
1946 Yankees 1 0 1.000 12 0 n/a 74.0 7.0 8.5 - - -
1947 Yankees 1 2 .333 0 0 n/a 49.4 11.5 5.2 - - -
1948 Yankees 0 0 .000 10 0 n/a 37.2 14.9 7.0 - - -
1949 Yankees 1 0 1.000 19 0 n/a 41.1 7.5 5.9 - - -
1950 Yankees 1 0 1.000 10 0 n/a 54.5 10.9 8.2 - - -
1951 Yankees 0 1 .000 3 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 10.0 - - -
1951 Cardinals 5 3 .625 0 0 n/a 31.6 9.0 6.9 - - -
1952 Cardinals 1 0 1.000 5 0 n/a 141.0 13.4 8.3 - - -
1953 Cardinals 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 5.0 5.0 - - -
9 Years 13 11 .542 59 0 n/a 53.3 11.2 6.7 - - -

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Billy Johnson Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1943 New York Yankees 7 Undetermined - Stats
1946 New York Yankees 24 Undetermined - -
1947 New York Yankees 24 Undetermined Stats Stats
1948 New York Yankees 24 Undetermined - -
1949 New York Yankees 24 Undetermined - Stats
1950 New York Yankees 24 Undetermined - Stats
1951 New York Yankees 24 Undetermined - -
1951 St. Louis Cardinals 1 Undetermined - -
1952 St. Louis Cardinals 1 Undetermined - -
1953 St. Louis Cardinals 1 Undetermined - -
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