Willie McGee Stats

Willie McGee was born on Sunday, November 2, 1958, in San Francisco, California. McGee was 23 years old when he broke into the big leagues on May 10, 1982, with the St. Louis Cardinals. 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 McGee baseball stats page.

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Willie McGee Autograph on a 1992 Topps (#65)

Willie McGee Autograph on a 1992 Topps (#65)

Birth Name:
Willie Dean McGee
Nickname:
E.T.
Born On:
11-02-1958  (Scorpio)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
San Francisco, California
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Harry Ellis High School (Richmond, CA)
College:
Diablo Valley Junior College
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Both
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-01
Player Weight Chart Weight:
175
First Game:
05-10-1982 (Age 23)
Last Game:
10-03-1999
Draft:
1977 : 1st Round (15th)

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Willie McGee Pitching Stats

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Willie McGee Hitting Stats

1982 24 Cardinals 123 422 43 125 12 8 4 1 56 12 2 58 2 1 2 9 .296 .318 .391
1983 25 Cardinals 147 601 75 172 22 8 5 0 75 26 2 98 1 3 0 8 .286 .314 .374
1984 26 Cardinals 145 571 82 166 19 11 6 0 50 29 2 80 0 3 1 12 .291 .325 .394
1985 27 Cardinals 152 612 114 216 26 18 10 0 82 34 2 86 1 5 0 3 .353 .384 .503
1986 28 Cardinals 124 497 65 127 22 7 7 0 48 37 7 82 0 4 1 8 .256 .306 .370
1987 29 Cardinals 153 620 76 177 37 11 11 0 105 24 5 90 1 5 2 24 .285 .312 .434
1988 30 Cardinals 137 562 73 164 24 6 3 0 50 32 5 84 2 3 1 10 .292 .329 .372
1989 31 Cardinals 58 199 23 47 10 2 3 0 17 10 0 34 0 1 1 2 .236 .275 .352
1990 32 Cardinals 125 501 76 168 32 5 3 0 62 38 6 86 0 2 1 9 .335 .382 .437
1990 32 Athletics 29 113 23 31 3 2 0 0 15 10 0 18 0 0 0 4 .274 .333 .336
1991 33 Giants 131 497 67 155 30 3 4 0 43 34 3 74 8 2 2 11 .312 .357 .408
1992 34 Giants 138 474 56 141 20 2 1 0 36 29 3 88 5 1 1 7 .297 .339 .354
1993 35 Giants 130 475 53 143 28 1 4 0 46 38 7 67 3 2 1 12 .301 .353 .389
1994 36 Giants 45 156 19 44 3 0 5 0 23 15 2 24 1 4 0 8 .282 .337 .397
1995 37 Red Sox 67 200 32 57 11 3 2 0 15 9 0 41 5 3 0 5 .285 .311 .400
1996 38 Cardinals 123 309 52 95 15 2 5 1 41 18 2 60 1 1 2 8 .307 .348 .417
1997 39 Cardinals 122 300 29 90 19 4 3 0 38 22 2 59 0 1 0 6 .300 .347 .420
1998 40 Cardinals 120 269 27 68 10 1 3 0 34 14 5 49 0 3 0 6 .253 .287 .331
1999 41 Cardinals 132 271 25 68 7 0 0 0 20 17 3 60 0 2 0 5 .251 .293 .277
18 Years 2,201 7,649 1,010 2,254 350 94 79 2 856 448 58 1,238 30 46 15 157 .295 .333 .396

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Willie McGee Fielding Stats

1982 Cardinals CF 116 95 2,718 259 2.2 248 243 5 11 1 n/a n/a n/a .958 2.46
1982 Cardinals LF 1 0 6 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1983 Cardinals CF 145 139 3,792 399 2.8 394 387 7 5 1 n/a n/a n/a .987 2.81
1984 Cardinals CF 141 135 3,621 389 2.8 383 374 9 6 4 n/a n/a n/a .985 2.86
1985 Cardinals CF 146 145 3,834 397 2.7 388 378 10 9 2 n/a n/a n/a .977 2.73
1985 Cardinals LF 3 1 36 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1986 Cardinals CF 121 121 3,267 336 2.8 333 325 8 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .991 2.75
1987 Cardinals CF 152 149 417 368 2.4 361 353 8 7 1 n/a n/a n/a .981 23.37
1987 Cardinals SS 1 0 3 2 2.0 2 1 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 18.00
1988 Cardinals CF 135 135 3,657 368 2.7 359 349 10 9 0 n/a n/a n/a .976 2.65
1989 Cardinals CF 47 47 1,230 122 2.6 120 118 2 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .984 2.63
1990 Cardinals CF 118 117 3,123 355 3.0 339 329 10 16 3 n/a n/a n/a .955 2.93
1990 Cardinals RF 6 6 159 14 2.3 14 12 2 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.38
1990 Athletics CF 28 27 681 73 2.6 72 71 1 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .986 2.85
1991 Giants CF 89 84 2,100 197 2.2 194 189 5 3 3 n/a n/a n/a .985 2.49
1991 Giants RF 48 40 1,044 72 1.5 69 69 0 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .958 1.78
1992 Giants CF 31 27 744 68 2.2 68 66 2 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.47
1992 Giants RF 90 84 2,163 179 2.0 173 164 9 6 1 n/a n/a n/a .966 2.16
1993 Giants RF 126 120 3,123 235 1.9 229 220 9 6 1 n/a n/a n/a .974 1.98
1994 Giants RF 42 40 1,053 79 1.9 78 76 2 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .987 2.00
1995 Red Sox CF 27 24 600 73 2.7 71 66 5 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .973 3.20
1995 Red Sox LF 3 1 33 2 0.7 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.64
1995 Red Sox RF 47 17 609 36 0.8 35 33 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .972 1.55
1996 Cardinals 1B 6 3 87 27 4.5 27 23 4 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 8.38
1996 Cardinals CF 11 9 234 26 2.4 25 23 2 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .962 2.88
1996 Cardinals LF 35 18 570 40 1.1 38 37 1 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .950 1.80
1996 Cardinals RF 42 33 879 63 1.5 61 58 3 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .968 1.87
1997 Cardinals CF 18 11 366 28 1.6 27 26 1 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .964 1.99
1997 Cardinals LF 18 9 276 16 0.9 16 15 1 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.57
1997 Cardinals RF 53 29 891 63 1.2 62 58 4 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .984 1.88
1998 Cardinals 1B 1 0 6 4 4.0 4 2 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 18.00
1998 Cardinals CF 7 2 72 10 1.4 8 8 0 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .800 3.00
1998 Cardinals LF 56 18 705 49 0.9 46 43 3 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .939 1.76
1998 Cardinals RF 38 19 651 55 1.4 53 50 3 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .964 2.20
1999 Cardinals 1B 3 1 33 9 3.0 9 9 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 7.36
1999 Cardinals CF 19 11 336 30 1.6 30 29 1 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.41
1999 Cardinals LF 30 9 405 33 1.1 31 31 0 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .939 2.07
1999 Cardinals RF 43 18 678 45 1.0 44 43 1 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .978 1.75
CF Totals 1,351 1,278 30,792 3,498 2.6 3,420 3,334 86 78 22 n/a n/a n/a .978 3.00
RF Totals 535 406 11,250 841 1.6 818 783 35 23 6 n/a n/a n/a .973 1.96
LF Totals 146 56 2,031 140 1.0 133 128 5 7 1 n/a n/a n/a .950 1.77
1B Totals 10 4 126 40 4.0 40 34 6 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 8.57
SS Totals 1 0 3 2 2.0 2 1 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 18.00
18 Years 2,043 1,744 44,202 4,521 2.2 4,413 4,280 133 108 29 n/a n/a n/a .976 2.70

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Willie McGee Miscellaneous Stats

1982 Cardinals 24 12 .667 16 2 n/a 105.5 7.3 7.5 - - -
1983 Cardinals 39 8 .830 3 1 n/a 120.2 6.1 8.0 - - -
1984 Cardinals 43 10 .811 7 1 n/a 95.2 7.1 11.4 - - -
1985 Cardinals 56 16 .778 4 0 n/a 61.2 7.1 7.5 - - -
1986 Cardinals 19 16 .543 2 0 n/a 71.0 6.1 10.4 - - -
1987 Cardinals 16 4 .800 2 0 n/a 56.4 6.9 5.9 - - -
1988 Cardinals 41 6 .872 2 0 n/a 187.3 6.7 11.2 - - -
1989 Cardinals 8 6 .571 10 1 n/a 66.3 5.9 11.7 - - -
1990 Cardinals 28 9 .757 1 0 n/a 167.0 5.8 8.1 - - -
1990 Athletics 3 0 1.000 1 0 1 0.0 6.3 7.5 - - -
1991 Giants 17 9 .654 4 0 n/a 124.3 6.7 11.6 - - -
1992 Giants 13 4 .765 23 1 n/a 474.0 5.4 13.2 - - -
1993 Giants 10 9 .526 8 0 n/a 118.8 7.1 10.3 - - -
1994 Giants 3 0 1.000 4 0 n/a 31.2 6.5 6.8 - - -
1995 Red Sox 5 2 .714 16 0 0 100.0 4.9 13.3 - - -
1996 Cardinals 5 2 .714 44 1 n/a 61.8 5.2 7.5 - - -
1997 Cardinals 8 2 .800 56 3 3 100.0 5.1 7.9 - - -
1998 Cardinals 7 2 .778 46 0 3 89.7 5.5 7.9 - - -
1999 Cardinals 7 4 .636 55 2 0 0.0 4.5 13.6 - - -
18 Years 352 121 .744 304 12 7 96.8 6.2 8.9 - - -

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Willie McGee Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1982 St. Louis Cardinals 51 $33,500.00 - Stats
1983 St. Louis Cardinals 51 $35,000.00 Stats -
1984 St. Louis Cardinals 51 $40,000.00 - -
1985 St. Louis Cardinals 51 $475,000.00 Stats Stats
1986 St. Louis Cardinals 51 $500,000.00 - -
1987 St. Louis Cardinals 51 $765,000.00 Stats Stats
1988 St. Louis Cardinals 51 $1,200,000.00 Stats -
1989 St. Louis Cardinals 51 $1,400,000.00 - -
1990 St. Louis Cardinals 51 $1,500,000.00 - Stats
1990 Oakland Athletics 51 "     " - Stats
1991 San Francisco Giants 51 $3,562,500.00 - -
1992 San Francisco Giants 51 $3,562,500.00 - -
1993 San Francisco Giants 51 $2,312,500.00 - -
1994 San Francisco Giants 51 $3,562,500.00 - n/a
1995 Boston Red Sox 51 $300,000.00 - -
1996 St. Louis Cardinals 51 $600,000.00 - -
1997 St. Louis Cardinals 51 $1,300,000.00 - -
1998 St. Louis Cardinals 51 $1,400,000.00 - -
1999 St. Louis Cardinals 51 $1,000,000.00 - -
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On June 23, 1984 , Willie McGee legged-out a triple in the second inning ( Steve Trout ), collected a seeing-eye single in the fourth inning ( Rich Bordi ), blasted a homer in the sixth inning ( Dickie Noles ), then completed his cycle with a double in the tenth inning ( Lee Smith ), the seventeenth cycle completed by a St. Louis Cardinals , their first by a switch hitter!

Willie McGee hit a National League (NL) leading .353 batting average in 1985, establishing a new NL record for highest batting average by a switch hitter , since broken by Chipper Jones (.364 in 2008). Five years later, McGee was hitting .335 in the senior circuit, had enough plate appearances to qualify for the batting championship , and was traded to an American League team. Nobody caught McGee ( Top 25 ) after he left the league, making him the first batting champion to end the year in the opposite league.

Did you know that Willie McGee, who hit four home runs all-season (123 games played / 1982), was the first National League rookie to hit two home runs during a World Series game, taking Pete Vuckovich deep twice during Game 3 of the 1982 World Series ?

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