Billy Hitchcock
William Clyde Hitchcock
 
 
Born: July 31, 1916 in Inverness, AL
Died: April 9, 2006 - 89 years old
Bats: R Throws: R Ht: 6'1" Wt: 185
(legend)
Fielding Ratings(?)
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Notes:
- Signed by the New York Yankees as an Amateur Free Agent in 1939
- Served in the Army Air Corps during World War II
- High School: Union Springs (Union Springs, AL)
- College/Univ: Auburn University (1936-1938)
- Visit Hitchcock's Managerial Page

Overall

Multi-Team Years
   
Wins Above Replacement
 
Win Shares
 
Win Shares Above Bench
Yr
Tm
Lg
DET
AL
25.9
SS
310
-
 
-1.4
-0.8
-0.1
0.0
0.6
2.2
0.0
2.2
0.0
-5.1
-4.7
-0.4
0.0
DET
AL
29.9
2B
4
-
 
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
WS1
AL
29.9
SS
385
-
 
-1.9
-1.0
-0.5
0.0
0.4
3.0
0.0
3.0
0.0
-5.5
-5.8
0.3
0.0
SLA
AL
30.9
2B
302
-
 
-1.2
-0.9
-0.1
0.0
0.3
2.6
0.0
2.6
0.0
-4.0
-4.5
0.5
0.0
BOS
AL
31.9
3B
134
-
 
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.1
3.7
2.1
1.6
0.0
0.9
0.1
0.7
0.0
BOS
AL
32.9
1B
170
-
 
-1.1
-1.0
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
0.8
0.0
0.8
0.0
-2.3
-2.5
0.3
0.0
PHA
AL
33.9
2B
447
-
 
0.3
0.6
0.1
0.0
0.5
5.8
2.8
3.0
0.0
-4.0
-3.7
-0.2
0.0
PHA
AL
34.9
3B
249
-
 
1.0
1.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
7.4
5.6
1.8
0.0
2.2
1.9
0.3
0.0
PHA
AL
35.9
3B
460
-
 
-0.6
-0.7
-0.0
0.0
-0.1
7.2
4.4
2.8
0.0
-2.1
-2.5
0.4
0.0
DET
AL
36.9
3B
41
-
 
-0.3
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.2
0.0
-0.6
-0.6
-0.0
0.0
9
5
3B
2502
-
 
-5.2
-2.7
-0.9
0.0
1.7
32.9
14.8
18.0
0.0
-20.5
-22.4
1.9
0.0
162 Game Average
577
-
 
-1.2
-0.6
-0.2
0.0
0.4
 
7.6
3.4
4.2
0.0
 
-4.7
-5.2
0.4
0.0
 
   
Wins Above Replacement
 
Win Shares
 
Win Shares Above Bench
Yr Tm    
3
SS
355
-
 
-1.8
-0.9
-0.2
0.0
0.6
2.4
0.0
2.4
0.0
-5.8
-5.4
-0.4
0.0
1
SS
385
-
 
-1.9
-1.0
-0.5
0.0
0.4
3.0
0.0
3.0
0.0
-5.5
-5.8
0.3
0.0
1
2B
302
-
 
-1.2
-0.9
-0.1
0.0
0.3
2.6
0.0
2.6
0.0
-4.0
-4.5
0.5
0.0
2
3B
304
-
 
-1.0
-0.9
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
4.5
2.1
2.4
0.0
-1.4
-2.4
1.0
0.0
3
3B
1156
-
 
0.7
1.0
0.1
0.0
0.5
20.3
12.7
7.6
0.0
-3.9
-4.3
0.5
0.0
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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James