Willie Kirkland Stats

Willie Kirkland was born on Saturday, February 17, 1934, in Siluria, Alabama. Kirkland was 24 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 15, 1958, with the San Francisco Giants. 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 Willie Kirkland baseball stats page.

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Willie Kirkland

Willie Kirkland Autograph on a 1965 Topps (#148)

Willie Kirkland Autograph on a 1965 Topps (#148)

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Birth Name:
Willie Charles Kirkland
Nickname:
Boom Boom
Born On:
02-17-1934  (Aquarius)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Siluria, Alabama
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Northwestern High School (Detroit, MI)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-01
Player Weight Chart Weight:
206
First Game:
04-15-1958 (Age 24)
Last Game:
09-26-1966
Draft:
Not Applicable

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Willie Kirkland Pitching Stats

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Willie Kirkland Hitting Stats

1958 24 Giants 122 418 48 108 25 6 14 0 56 43 7 69 0 4 5 5 .258 .332 .447
1959 25 Giants 126 463 64 126 22 3 22 0 68 42 3 84 0 3 3 6 .272 .335 .475
1960 26 Giants 146 515 59 130 21 10 21 0 65 44 8 86 2 2 4 4 .252 .315 .454
1961 27 Indians 146 525 84 136 22 5 27 0 95 48 4 77 4 7 1 3 .259 .318 .474
1962 28 Indians 137 419 56 84 9 1 21 0 72 43 3 62 3 5 0 10 .200 .272 .377
1963 29 Indians 127 427 51 98 13 2 15 0 47 45 5 99 2 3 1 8 .230 .303 .375
1964 30 Orioles 66 150 14 30 5 0 3 0 22 17 4 26 1 3 1 0 .200 .281 .293
1964 30 Senators 32 102 8 22 6 0 5 0 13 6 0 30 2 0 0 1 .216 .259 .422
1965 31 Senators 123 312 38 72 9 1 14 0 54 19 1 65 0 6 0 5 .231 .270 .401
1966 32 Senators 124 163 21 31 2 1 6 0 17 16 3 50 2 1 0 3 .190 .261 .325
9 Years 1,149 3,494 443 837 134 29 148 0 509 323 38 648 16 34 15 45 .240 .304 .422

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Willie Kirkland Fielding Stats

1958 Giants LF 5 0 57 3 0.6 2 2 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .667 0.95
1958 Giants RF 112 102 2,772 206 1.8 199 186 13 7 4 n/a n/a n/a .966 1.94
1959 Giants LF 14 9 252 22 1.6 20 20 0 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .909 2.14
1959 Giants RF 108 105 2,751 205 1.9 199 191 8 6 0 n/a n/a n/a .971 1.95
1960 Giants LF 3 0 33 3 1.0 3 2 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.45
1960 Giants RF 143 135 3,636 273 1.9 267 252 15 6 5 n/a n/a n/a .978 1.98
1961 Indians RF 138 130 3,531 308 2.2 300 288 12 8 5 n/a n/a n/a .974 2.29
1962 Indians CF 12 11 249 24 2.0 23 23 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .958 2.49
1962 Indians RF 121 98 2,727 231 1.9 225 215 10 6 0 n/a n/a n/a .974 2.23
1963 Indians CF 59 57 1,524 144 2.4 142 135 7 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .986 2.52
1963 Indians LF 5 2 81 10 2.0 10 10 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.33
1963 Indians RF 50 42 1,263 95 1.9 93 89 4 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .979 1.99
1964 Orioles CF 10 4 144 14 1.4 14 13 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.63
1964 Senators LF 13 13 330 22 1.7 20 20 0 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .909 1.64
1964 Orioles LF 2 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1964 Orioles RF 48 35 966 82 1.7 81 75 6 1 3 n/a n/a n/a .988 2.26
1964 Senators RF 15 12 342 23 1.5 21 21 0 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .913 1.66
1965 Senators CF 7 6 117 9 1.3 8 8 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .889 1.85
1965 Senators LF 33 19 555 49 1.5 48 45 3 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .980 2.34
1965 Senators RF 66 47 1,302 95 1.4 95 94 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.97
1966 Senators LF 50 11 522 33 0.7 32 32 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .970 1.66
1966 Senators RF 19 13 378 24 1.3 24 22 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.71
RF Totals 820 719 19,668 1,542 1.9 1,504 1,433 71 38 18 n/a n/a n/a .975 2.06
LF Totals 125 54 1,833 142 1.1 135 131 4 7 0 n/a n/a n/a .951 1.99
CF Totals 88 78 2,034 191 2.2 187 179 8 4 1 n/a n/a n/a .979 2.48
9 Years 1,033 851 23,535 1,875 1.8 1,826 1,743 83 49 19 n/a n/a n/a .974 2.09

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Willie Kirkland Miscellaneous Stats

1958 Giants 3 2 .600 12 1 n/a 29.9 6.1 7.5 - - -
1959 Giants 5 3 .625 11 0 n/a 21.0 5.5 6.8 - - -
1960 Giants 12 7 .632 6 1 n/a 24.5 6.0 7.9 - - -
1961 Indians 7 0 1.000 15 0 n/a 19.4 6.8 5.5 - - -
1962 Indians 9 1 .900 15 2 n/a 20.0 6.8 5.8 - - -
1963 Indians 8 2 .800 21 0 n/a 28.5 4.3 9.1 - - -
1964 Orioles 3 2 .600 12 1 n/a 50.0 5.8 6.8 - - -
1964 Senators 0 0 .000 6 1 n/a 20.4 3.4 7.8 - - -
1965 Senators 3 2 .600 37 6 n/a 22.3 4.8 5.8 - - -
1966 Senators 2 0 1.000 58 16 n/a 27.2 3.3 9.6 - - -
9 Years 52 19 .732 193 28 n/a 23.6 5.4 6.9 - - -

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