Billy Cox
William Richard Cox
 
 
Born: August 29, 1919 in Newport, PA
Died: March 30, 1978 - 58 years old
Bats: R Throws: R Ht: 5'10" Wt: 150
(legend)
Fielding Ratings(?)
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Notes:
- Signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates as an Amateur Free Agent in 1940
- Served in the Army during World War II
- High School: Newport (Newport, PA)

Overall

Multi-Team Years
   
Wins Above Replacement
 
Win Shares
 
Win Shares Above Bench
Yr
Tm
Lg
PIT
NL
21.8
SS
40
-
 
0.3
0.2
0.2
0.0
0.1
1.2
0.9
0.4
0.0
0.3
0.3
0.0
0.0
PIT
NL
26.8
SS
448
-
 
1.0
2.6
-0.7
0.0
0.8
10.8
8.4
2.5
0.0
0.3
1.6
-1.3
0.0
PIT
NL
27.8
SS
561
-
 
2.2
2.6
0.5
0.0
0.9
13.9
9.8
4.2
0.0
1.2
1.3
-0.1
0.0
BRO
NL
28.8
3B
279
-
 
0.9
0.8
0.2
0.0
0.1
6.2
4.4
1.8
0.0
0.5
0.2
0.3
0.0
BRO
NL
29.8
3B
426
-
 
0.6
0.1
0.5
0.0
0.0
8.2
3.9
4.3
0.0
-0.4
-2.4
2.0
0.0
BRO
NL
30.8
3B
494
-
 
0.8
0.3
0.7
0.0
0.2
10.5
4.6
5.9
0.0
0.4
-2.8
3.2
0.0
BRO
NL
31.8
3B
507
-
 
2.3
1.9
0.5
0.0
0.1
14.2
10.6
3.6
0.0
3.5
3.0
0.5
0.0
BRO
NL
32.8
3B
490
-
 
0.1
0.3
-0.1
0.0
0.2
8.6
4.2
4.4
0.0
-1.2
-3.3
2.1
0.0
BRO
NL
33.8
3B
371
-
 
2.1
1.7
0.6
0.0
0.1
12.0
8.7
3.3
0.0
4.5
3.2
1.3
0.0
BRO
NL
34.8
3B
252
-
 
-0.9
-0.5
-0.2
0.0
0.1
3.1
0.9
2.2
0.0
-2.2
-2.9
0.7
0.0
BAL
AL
35.8
3B
213
-
 
0.5
0.1
0.6
0.0
0.1
1.9
0.9
1.0
0.0
-2.4
-2.3
-0.1
0.0
11
3
3B
4081
-
 
10.0
10.1
2.7
0.0
2.8
90.6
57.1
33.5
0.0
4.4
-4.2
8.6
0.0
162 Game Average
625
-
 
1.5
1.5
0.4
0.0
0.4
 
13.9
8.7
5.1
0.0
 
0.7
-0.6
1.3
0.0
 
   
Wins Above Replacement
 
Win Shares
 
Win Shares Above Bench
Yr Tm    
3
SS
1049
-
 
3.6
5.5
-0.0
0.0
1.8
26.0
19.0
7.0
0.0
1.7
3.2
-1.4
0.0
7
3B
2819
-
 
5.8
4.6
2.1
0.0
0.9
62.7
37.2
25.5
0.0
5.0
-5.0
10.1
0.0
1
3B
213
-
 
0.5
0.1
0.6
0.0
0.1
1.9
0.9
1.0
0.0
-2.4
-2.3
-0.1
0.0
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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James