Ted Wills Stats

Ted Wills was born on Friday, February 9, 1934, in Fresno, California. Wills was 25 years old when he broke into the big leagues on May 24, 1959, with the Boston Red Sox. 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 Ted Wills baseball stats page.

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"While Wills had little success against players like ( Mickey ) Mantle , he was particularly effective against Lee Maye of the Milwaukee Braves. Wills said he did not often face batters he owned, but that Maye was at the top of his list. 'I must have struck him out most every time I faced him.' Wills recalled. Maye personally reminded him of this in a spring training game. A pitch got away from Wills struck Maye in the head. Maye dropped to the ground in agony. Wills instinctively ran toward the plate to let him know it was an accident. While still holding his head, Maye Source )

Ted Wills

Ted Wills Autograph on a 1965 Topps (#488)

Ted Wills Autograph on a 1965 Topps (#488)

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Birth Name:
Theodore Carl Wills
Nickname:
Ted
Born On:
02-09-1934  (Aquarius)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Fresno, 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:
Fresno High School (Fresno, CA)
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Left
Player Height Chart Height:
6-02
Player Weight Chart Weight:
200
First Game:
05-24-1959 (Age 25)
Last Game:
06-12-1965
Draft:
Not Applicable

Ted Wills

Ted Wills Pitching Stats

1959 25 Red Sox 9 8 1 2 6 .250 5.27 2 0 0 56.1 254 68 33 35 9 24 2 24 3 1 0 -
1960 26 Red Sox 15 0 8 1 1 .500 7.42 0 0 1 30.1 143 38 25 26 4 16 1 28 4 3 0 -
1961 27 Red Sox 17 0 7 3 2 .600 5.95 0 0 0 19.2 101 24 13 17 2 19 0 11 4 0 0 -
1962 28 Red Sox 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 0 0.0 3 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -
1962 28 Reds 26 5 5 0 2 .000 5.31 0 0 3 61.0 262 61 36 36 12 23 0 58 5 5 0 -
1965 31 White Sox 15 0 3 2 0 1.000 2.84 0 0 1 19.0 84 17 6 8 2 14 2 12 1 1 0 -
5 Years 83 13 24 8 11 .421 5.46 2 0 5 186.1 847 210 113 123 29 97 5 133 17 10 0 -

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Ted Wills Hitting Stats

1959 25 Red Sox 9 16 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 2 0 0 0 .250 .294 .375
1960 26 Red Sox 16 8 3 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 .250 .333 .375
1961 27 Red Sox 17 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1962 28 Red Sox 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1962 28 Reds 26 16 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 .313 .313 .313
1965 31 White Sox 15 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .333 .000
5 Years 84 44 4 11 3 0 0 0 1 3 0 14 2 0 0 0 .250 .298 .318

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Ted Wills Fielding Stats

1959 Red Sox P 9 8 169 10 1.1 10 1 9 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.60
1960 Red Sox P 15 0 91 8 0.5 8 1 7 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.37
1961 Red Sox P 17 0 59 6 0.4 5 1 4 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .833 2.29
1962 Red Sox P 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1962 Reds P 26 5 183 13 0.5 11 3 8 2 2 n/a n/a n/a .846 1.62
1965 White Sox P 15 0 57 8 0.5 7 1 6 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .875 3.32
P Totals 83 13 559 45 0.5 41 7 34 4 4 n/a n/a n/a .911 1.98
5 Years 83 13 559 45 0.5 41 7 34 4 4 n/a n/a n/a .911 1.98

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Ted Wills Miscellaneous Stats

1959 Red Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.2 0.0 1.00 3.83 3.83
1960 Red Sox 0 0 .000 1 0 n/a 0.0 4.0 8.0 1.75 8.31 4.75
1961 Red Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.58 5.03 8.69
1962 Red Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 0.00
1962 Reds 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.0 0.0 2.52 8.56 3.39
1965 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.0 0.0 0.86 5.68 6.63
5 Years 0 0 .000 1 0 n/a 0.0 3.1 44.0 1.37 6.42 4.69

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Ted Wills Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1959 Boston Red Sox 28 Undetermined - -
1960 Boston Red Sox 25 Undetermined - -
1961 Boston Red Sox 25 Undetermined - -
1962 Boston Red Sox 25 Undetermined - -
1962 Cincinnati Reds 39 Undetermined - -
1965 Chicago White Sox 26 $7,500.00 - -
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