Billy Klaus Stats

Billy Klaus was born on Sunday, December 9, 1928, in Fox Lake, Illinois. Klaus was 23 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 16, 1952, with the Boston Braves. 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 Klaus baseball stats page.

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Billy Klaus

Billy Klaus Autograph on a Post Cereal Card (#67)
Billy Klaus Autograph on a Post Cereal Card (#67)

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Birth Name:
William Joseph Klaus
Nickname:
Billy
Born On:
12-09-1928  (Sagittarius)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Fox Lake, Illinois
Year of Death Data Died On:
12-03-2006 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Sarasota, Florida
Cemetery:
Cremated
High School:
Grant Community High School (Fox Lake, IL)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-10
Player Weight Chart Weight:
165
First Game:
04-16-1952 (Age 23)
Last Game:
05-12-1963
Draft:
Not Applicable
Billy Klaus

Billy Klaus 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
- - Did Not Pitch - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
Billy Klaus

Billy Klaus Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1952 24 Braves 7 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 - 1 0 - 0 0 .000 .200 .000
1953 25 Braves 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1955 27 Red Sox 135 541 83 153 26 2 7 0 60 60 0 44 4 5 0 4 .283 .351 .377
1956 28 Red Sox 135 520 91 141 29 5 7 0 59 90 0 43 6 3 1 7 .271 .378 .387
1957 29 Red Sox 127 477 76 120 18 4 10 0 42 55 0 53 1 4 0 12 .252 .326 .369
1958 30 Red Sox 61 88 5 14 4 0 1 0 7 5 0 16 0 0 0 2 .159 .204 .239
1959 31 Orioles 104 321 33 80 11 0 3 0 25 51 1 38 3 2 0 6 .249 .350 .312
1960 32 Orioles 46 43 8 9 2 0 1 1 6 9 0 9 1 0 0 1 .209 .346 .326
1961 33 Senators 91 251 26 57 8 2 7 1 30 30 3 34 1 3 2 1 .227 .311 .359
1962 34 Phillies 102 248 30 51 8 2 4 0 20 29 3 43 4 1 1 4 .206 .290 .302
1963 35 Phillies 11 18 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 .056 .105 .056
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
11 Years 821 2,513 357 626 106 15 40 2 250 331 7 285 21 18 4 37 .249 .335 .351
Billy Klaus

Billy Klaus Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1952 Braves SS 4 0 21 2 0.5 1 1 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .500 1.29
1955 Red Sox 3B 8 8 204 30 3.8 27 7 20 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .900 3.57
1955 Red Sox SS 126 121 3,297 626 5.0 598 207 391 28 55 n/a n/a n/a .955 4.90
1956 Red Sox 3B 106 105 2,832 383 3.6 362 120 242 21 18 n/a n/a n/a .945 3.45
1956 Red Sox SS 26 25 684 105 4.0 99 35 64 6 8 n/a n/a n/a .943 3.91
1957 Red Sox SS 118 116 3,075 646 5.5 621 204 417 25 93 n/a n/a n/a .961 5.45
1958 Red Sox SS 27 8 345 60 2.2 53 18 35 7 2 n/a n/a n/a .883 4.15
1959 Orioles 2B 1 0 6 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1959 Orioles 3B 49 45 1,086 133 2.7 127 43 84 6 7 n/a n/a n/a .955 3.16
1959 Orioles SS 59 41 1,221 231 3.9 224 77 147 7 21 n/a n/a n/a .970 4.95
1960 Orioles 2B 30 3 255 50 1.7 48 19 29 2 9 n/a n/a n/a .960 5.08
1960 Orioles 3B 2 2 45 6 3.0 6 0 6 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.60
1960 Orioles SS 12 5 141 27 2.3 27 10 17 0 5 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 5.17
1961 Senators 2B 1 0 6 1 1.0 1 0 1 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.50
1961 Senators 3B 51 43 1,218 153 3.0 147 40 107 6 3 n/a n/a n/a .961 3.26
1961 Senators LF 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1961 Senators SS 18 16 423 73 4.1 71 24 47 2 8 n/a n/a n/a .973 4.53
1962 Phillies 2B 11 7 201 42 3.8 42 21 21 0 6 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 5.64
1962 Phillies 3B 53 39 1,035 117 2.2 115 43 72 2 4 n/a n/a n/a .983 3.00
1962 Phillies SS 30 8 393 85 2.8 78 29 49 7 11 n/a n/a n/a .918 5.36
1963 Phillies 3B 3 2 51 5 1.7 5 0 5 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.65
1963 Phillies SS 5 0 36 3 0.6 3 1 2 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
SS Totals 425 340 9,636 1,858 4.4 1,775 606 1,169 83 203 n/a n/a n/a .955 4.97
3B Totals 272 244 6,471 827 3.0 789 253 536 38 33 n/a n/a n/a .954 3.29
2B Totals 43 10 468 93 2.2 91 40 51 2 16 n/a n/a n/a .978 5.25
LF Totals 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
10 Years 741 594 16,575 2,778 3.7 2,655 899 1,756 123 252 n/a n/a n/a .956 4.32
Billy Klaus

Billy Klaus Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1952 Braves 0 0 .000 4 3 n/a 0.0 4.0 0.0 - - -
1953 Braves 0 0 .000 2 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 2.0 - - -
1955 Red Sox 6 0 1.000 3 1 n/a 77.3 12.3 9.0 - - -
1956 Red Sox 1 0 1.000 5 0 n/a 74.3 12.1 8.8 - - -
1957 Red Sox 2 0 1.000 9 0 n/a 47.7 9.0 11.4 - - -
1958 Red Sox 0 0 .000 47 4 n/a 88.0 5.5 12.6 - - -
1959 Orioles 2 4 .333 7 1 n/a 107.0 8.4 12.8 - - -
1960 Orioles 0 0 .000 3 4 n/a 43.0 4.8 7.2 - - -
1961 Senators 2 2 .500 23 5 n/a 35.9 7.4 8.4 - - -
1962 Phillies 1 1 .500 34 7 n/a 62.0 5.8 12.4 - - -
1963 Phillies 0 0 .000 8 0 n/a 0.0 4.5 0.0 - - -
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
11 Years 14 7 .667 145 25 n/a 62.8 8.8 10.1 - - -
Billy Klaus

Billy Klaus Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1952 Boston Braves 2 Undetermined - -
1953 Milwaukee Braves 2 Undetermined - -
1955 Boston Red Sox 35 Undetermined - -
1956 Boston Red Sox 35 Undetermined - -
1957 Boston Red Sox 35 Undetermined - -
1958 Boston Red Sox 35 Undetermined - -
1959 Baltimore Orioles 6 Undetermined - -
1960 Baltimore Orioles 6 Undetermined - -
1961 Washington Senators 6 Undetermined - -
1962 Philadelphia Phillies 32 Undetermined - -
1963 Philadelphia Phillies 32 Undetermined - -


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