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Old 08-10-2006, 11:42 PM   #315
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1B Willie Stargell Pirates
Wilver Dornel Stargell (Pops)



Bats Left, Throws Left
Height 6' 2", Weight 225 lb

Debut September 16, 1962
Final Game October 3, 1982
Born March 6, 1940 in Earlsboro, OK
Died April 9, 2001 in Wilmington, NC

Inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1988.
  • Won the NL MVP in 1979 as inspirational leader of the "We Are Family" Pirates.

  • Renowned for his incredible power, nobody hit more tape measure home runs. At one point, Stargell had the longest home run in over half of the ballparks in the National League.

  • Only two baseballs have been hit completely out of Dodger Stadium. Willie Stargell hit them both, once in 1969 and again in 1973. Its estimated the first ball traveled 512 feet and the second one went 506 feet, at sea level.

  • Finished second in NL MVP balloting in 1971 and 1973, finished third in 1972. Finished top ten in NL MVP balloting three other times.

  • Seven time All Star.

  • Led NL in home runs in 1971 and 1973.

  • Led NL in RBI in 1973.

  • Hit more than 30 HRs six times and drove in over 100 runs five times.

  • 475 home runs are 23rd all time.

  • 227 intentional walks are 5th all time.

"They give you a round bat and they throw you a round ball and they tell you to hit it square."

Willie Stargell -



Code:
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  G   AB    R    H   2B 3B  HR  RBI  SB CS  BB  SO   BA   OBP   SLG   TB   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP 
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1962 22 PIT NL  10   31    1    9   3  1   0    4   0  1   3  10  .290  .353  .452   14   0   0   1   0   0
 1963 23 PIT NL 108  304   34   74  11  6  11   47   0  2  19  85  .243  .290  .428  130   0   3   0   2   6
 1964 24 PIT NL 117  421   53  115  19  7  21   78   1  1  17  92  .273  .304  .501  211   1   1   2   2   7
 1965 25 PIT NL 144  533   68  145  25  8  27  107   1  1  39 127  .272  .328  .501  267   0   3  13   7   8
 1966 26 PIT NL 140  485   84  153  30  0  33  102   2  3  48 109  .315  .381  .581  282   5   5  16   6   7
 1967 27 PIT NL 134  462   54  125  18  6  20   73   1  0  67 103  .271  .365  .465  215   2   2  25   3  12
 1968 28 PIT NL 128  435   57  103  15  1  24   67   5  0  47 105  .237  .315  .441  192   1   7  11   6  12
 1969 29 PIT NL 145  522   89  160  31  6  29   92   1  0  61 120  .307  .382  .556  290   0   5  14   6  10
 1970 30 PIT NL 136  474   70  125  18  3  31   85   0  1  44 119  .264  .329  .511  242   0   6  11   5  14
 1971 31 PIT NL 141  511  104  151  26  0  48  125   0  0  83 154  .295  .398  .628  321   0   5  20   7   8
 1972 32 PIT NL 138  495   75  145  28  2  33  112   1  1  65 129  .293  .373  .558  276   0   7  15   2   7
 1973 33 PIT NL 148  522  106  156  43  3  44  119   0  0  80 129  .299  .392  .646  337   0   4  22   3   6
 1974 34 PIT NL 140  508   90  153  37  4  25   96   0  2  87 106  .301  .407  .537  273   0   4  21   6   8
 1975 35 PIT NL 124  461   71  136  32  2  22   90   0  0  58 109  .295  .375  .516  238   0   4   6   3   9
 1976 36 PIT NL 117  428   54  110  20  3  20   65   2  0  50 101  .257  .339  .458  196   0   4   6   5   4
 1977 37 PIT NL  63  186   29   51  12  0  13   35   0  1  31  55  .274  .383  .548  102   0   2  10   3   4
 1978 38 PIT NL 122  390   60  115  18  2  28   97   3  2  50  93  .295  .382  .567  221   0   3  10   7   8
 1979 39 PIT NL 126  424   60  119  19  0  32   82   0  1  47 105  .281  .352  .552  234   0   6  12   3  10
 1980 40 PIT NL  67  202   28   53  10  1  11   38   0  0  26  52  .262  .351  .485   98   0   1  10   2   2
 1981 41 PIT NL  38   60    2   17   4  0   0    9   0  0   5   9  .283  .333  .350   21   0   1   1   0   0
 1982 42 PIT NL  74   73    6   17   4  0   3   17   0  0  10  24  .233  .318  .411   30   0   2   1   0   1
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 21 Seasons         7927      2232     55     1540     16    1936  .282  .360  .529        9  75 227  78 143
               2360      1195      423    475       17    937                       4190
+--------------+---+----+----+----+---+--+---+----+---+--+---+---+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+

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