Bill Wight Stats

Bill Wight was born on Wednesday, April 12, 1922, in Rio Vista, California. Wight was 24 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 17, 1946, 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 Bill Wight baseball stats page.

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Bill Wight

Bill Wight Autograph on a 1979 Diamond Greats (#143)

Bill Wight Autograph on a 1979 Diamond Greats (#143)

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Birth Name:
William Robert Wight
Nickname:
Bill or Lefty
Born On:
04-12-1922  (Aries)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Rio Vista, California
Year of Death Data Died On:
05-17-2007 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Mount Shasta, California
Cemetery:
East Lawn Sierra Hills Memorial Park, Sacramento, California
High School:
McClymonds High School (Oakland, CA)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Left
Player Height Chart Height:
6-01
Player Weight Chart Weight:
180
First Game:
04-17-1946 (Age 24)
Last Game:
09-21-1958
Draft:
Not Applicable

Bill Wight

Bill Wight Pitching Stats

1946 24 Yankees 14 4 3 2 2 .500 4.46 1 0 0 40.1 189 44 20 22 1 30 - 11 2 1 0 -
1947 25 Yankees 1 1 0 1 0 1.000 1.00 1 0 0 9.0 35 8 1 3 0 2 - 3 0 0 0 -
1948 26 White Sox 34 32 2 9 20 .310 4.80 7 1 1 223.1 1,010 238 119 132 9 135 - 68 5 1 1 -
1949 27 White Sox 35 33 1 15 13 .536 3.31 14 3 1 245.0 1,036 254 90 106 9 96 - 78 3 0 1 -
1950 28 White Sox 30 28 2 10 16 .385 3.58 13 3 0 206.0 885 213 82 89 10 79 - 62 3 0 0 -
1951 29 Red Sox 34 17 8 7 7 .500 5.10 4 2 0 118.1 525 128 67 77 5 63 - 38 2 0 0 -
1952 30 Red Sox 10 2 3 2 1 .667 2.96 0 0 0 24.1 99 14 8 11 3 14 - 5 3 1 1 -
1952 30 Tigers 23 19 0 5 9 .357 3.88 8 3 0 143.2 637 167 62 71 7 55 - 65 5 0 3 -
1953 31 Tigers 13 4 3 0 3 .000 8.88 0 0 0 25.1 125 35 25 33 4 14 - 10 4 0 0 -
1953 31 Indians 20 0 6 2 1 .667 3.71 0 0 1 26.2 120 29 11 12 1 16 - 14 1 0 0 -
1955 33 Indians 17 0 8 0 0 .000 2.63 0 0 1 24.0 102 24 7 8 0 9 1 9 1 0 0 -
1955 33 Orioles 19 14 5 6 8 .429 2.45 8 2 2 117.1 496 111 32 43 6 39 1 54 5 1 0 -
1956 34 Orioles 35 26 2 9 12 .429 4.02 7 1 0 174.2 778 198 78 92 7 72 3 84 5 6 0 -
1957 35 Orioles 27 17 3 6 6 .500 3.64 2 0 0 121.0 523 122 49 53 4 54 1 50 0 4 1 -
1958 36 Redlegs 7 0 2 0 1 .000 4.05 0 0 0 6.2 28 7 3 4 1 4 0 5 0 0 0 -
1958 36 Cardinals 28 1 11 3 0 1.000 5.02 1 0 2 57.1 263 64 32 35 7 32 1 18 6 0 0 -
12 Years 347 198 59 77 99 .438 3.95 66 15 8 1,563.0 6,851 1,656 686 791 74 714 7 574 45 14 7 -

Bill Wight

Bill Wight Hitting Stats

1946 24 Yankees 14 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 3 2 - 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1947 25 Yankees 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 - 2 1 - 0 0 .000 .333 .000
1948 26 White Sox 34 73 2 6 0 0 0 0 3 3 - 31 3 - 1 1 .082 .130 .082
1949 27 White Sox 35 85 7 14 3 0 0 0 6 6 - 27 9 - 0 1 .165 .220 .200
1950 28 White Sox 30 61 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 - 17 10 - 0 1 .000 .062 .000
1951 29 Red Sox 34 41 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 - 16 0 - 0 0 .073 .136 .073
1952 30 Red Sox 10 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 - 3 0 - 0 0 .143 .250 .143
1952 30 Tigers 23 50 2 11 2 0 0 0 4 1 - 7 2 - 0 1 .220 .235 .260
1953 31 Tigers 13 7 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 - 1 0 - 0 0 .429 .429 .429
1953 31 Indians 20 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 2 0 - 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1955 33 Indians 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1955 33 Orioles 19 36 1 3 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 16 5 0 0 0 .083 .108 .111
1956 34 Orioles 35 60 2 12 0 0 0 0 4 2 0 26 2 0 0 0 .200 .226 .200
1957 35 Orioles 27 34 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 12 4 0 1 0 .029 .083 .029
1958 36 Redlegs 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1958 36 Cardinals 28 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 1 0 0 1 .100 .182 .100
12 Years 347 480 19 55 6 0 0 0 24 24 0 169 40 0 2 5 .115 .160 .127

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Bill Wight Fielding Stats

1946 Yankees P 14 4 121 15 1.1 12 1 11 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .800 2.68
1947 Yankees P 1 1 27 4 4.0 4 1 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.00
1948 White Sox P 34 32 670 54 1.6 51 4 47 3 2 n/a n/a n/a .944 2.06
1949 White Sox P 35 33 735 65 1.9 60 10 50 5 3 n/a n/a n/a .923 2.20
1950 White Sox P 30 28 618 60 2.0 54 5 49 6 2 n/a n/a n/a .900 2.36
1951 Red Sox P 34 17 355 33 1.0 30 1 29 3 2 n/a n/a n/a .909 2.28
1952 Red Sox P 10 2 73 8 0.8 7 3 4 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .875 2.59
1952 Tigers P 23 19 431 47 2.0 44 4 40 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .936 2.76
1953 Tigers P 13 4 76 8 0.6 4 0 4 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .500 1.42
1953 Indians P 20 0 80 6 0.3 6 1 5 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.03
1955 Indians P 17 0 72 16 0.9 16 1 15 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 6.00
1955 Orioles 1B 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1955 Orioles P 19 14 352 39 2.1 36 2 34 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .923 2.76
1956 Orioles P 35 26 524 37 1.1 33 6 27 4 1 n/a n/a n/a .892 1.70
1957 Orioles P 27 17 363 27 1.0 24 3 21 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .889 1.79
1958 Redlegs P 7 0 20 5 0.7 4 3 1 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .800 5.40
1958 Cardinals P 28 1 172 16 0.6 15 0 15 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .938 2.35
P Totals 347 198 4,689 440 1.3 400 45 355 40 16 n/a n/a n/a .909 2.30
1B Totals 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
12 Years 348 198 4,689 440 1.3 400 45 355 40 16 n/a n/a n/a .909 2.30

Bill Wight

Bill Wight Miscellaneous Stats

1946 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.0 0.0 0.37 2.45 6.69
1947 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.0 0.0 1.50 3.00 2.00
1948 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.4 24.3 0.50 2.74 5.44
1949 White Sox 0 1 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.1 14.2 0.81 2.87 3.53
1950 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.6 30.5 0.78 2.71 3.45
1951 Red Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.6 41.0 0.60 2.89 4.79
1952 Red Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.3 7.0 0.36 1.85 5.18
1952 Tigers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 7.1 12.5 1.18 4.07 3.45
1953 Tigers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 7.0 7.0 0.71 3.55 4.97
1953 Indians 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.5 0.0 0.88 4.72 5.40
1955 Indians 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.00 3.38 3.38
1955 Orioles 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.3 18.0 1.38 4.14 2.99
1956 Orioles 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.3 15.0 1.17 4.33 3.71
1957 Orioles 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.8 0.0 0.93 3.72 4.02
1958 Redlegs 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.25 6.75 5.40
1958 Cardinals 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.7 0.0 0.56 2.83 5.02
12 Years 0 1 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.8 20.0 0.80 3.31 4.11

Bill Wight

Bill Wight Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1946 New York Yankees 30 Undetermined - -
1947 New York Yankees 28 Undetermined - -
1948 Chicago White Sox 29 Undetermined - -
1949 Chicago White Sox 29 Undetermined - -
1950 Chicago White Sox 29 Undetermined - -
1951 Boston Red Sox 15 Undetermined - -
1952 Boston Red Sox 15 Undetermined - -
1952 Detroit Tigers 18 Undetermined - -
1953 Detroit Tigers 18 Undetermined - -
1953 Cleveland Indians 18 , 27 Undetermined - -
1955 Cleveland Indians 30 Undetermined - -
1955 Baltimore Orioles 17 Undetermined - -
1956 Baltimore Orioles 17 Undetermined - -
1957 Baltimore Orioles 17 Undetermined - -
1958 Cincinnati Redlegs 47 Undetermined - -
1958 St. Louis Cardinals 45 Undetermined - -
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