Billy Johnson
William Russell Johnson
(Bull)
 
Born: August 30, 1918 in Montclair, NJ
Died: June 20, 2006 - 87 years old
Bats: R Throws: R Ht: 5'10" Wt: 180
(legend)
Fielding Ratings(?)
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Notes:
- Signed by the New York Yankees as an Amateur Free Agent in 1936
- Served in the MM/Army during World War II

All-Teammate Team
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com


Left Field
3
1951
1953
24.7
5
1943
1949
16.0
3
1949
1951
7.0

Center Field
6
1946
1951
29.5
3
1951
1953
2.7
1
1953
1953
1.9


Right Field
5
1946
1950
18.2
3
1951
1953
9.9
4
1948
1951
5.3
Shortstop
6
1946
1951
20.6
3
1951
1953
16.4
4
1943
1948
1.3
Second Base
3
1951
1953
15.4
6
1943
1950
10.5
2
1943
1946
8.8
Third Base
9
1943
1953
15.0
6
1946
1951
6.3
1
1951
1951
4.6
First Base
2
1947
1948
5.0
3
1949
1951
3.0
2
1943
1946
2.6
Manager
3
1949
1951
32.7
2
1947
1948
13.9
2
1943
1946
11.7
Catcher
6
1946
1951
17.0
3
1943
1947
5.6
2
1943
1946
4.7
Starting Pitcher
3
1943
1947
15.6
5
1947
1951
14.5
4
1948
1951
13.5
6
1946
1951
11.9
2
1952
1953
7.8
3
1951
1953
6.6
2
1943
1946
5.1
7
1943
1951
4.4
2
1946
1947
4.3
2
1951
1952
3.9
Swingman
3
1951
1953
5.4
1
1951
1951
1.7
3
1946
1948
1.1
Relief Pitcher
5
1946
1950
8.2
1
1953
1953
2.1
2
1952
1953
2.1
1
1946
1946
1.0
2
1943
1946
0.6
2
1950
1951
0.4
1
1951
1951
0.3
1
1951
1951
0.3
1
1949
1949
0.1
1
1949
1949
0.1
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Wins Above Replacement data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com.

Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry.

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Uniform images used with permission from Marc Okkonen, author of Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century.
Images can also be viewed at the Hall of Fame online exhibit Dressed to the Nines

Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James