Hoyt Wilhelm
James Hoyt Wilhelm
(Old Sarge)
 
Born: July 26, 1922 in Huntersville, NC
Died: August 23, 2002 - 80 years old
Bats: R Throws: R Ht: 6'0" Wt: 190
(legend)
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Notes:
- Inducted into the Hall of Fame as a Player in 1985
- Purchased by the Boston Braves from Mooresville in 1947
- Served in the Army during World War II
- High School: Cornelius (Cornelius, NC)

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


Left Field
4
1957
1960
13.1
2
1969
1970
8.9
4
1952
1955
8.4
1
1970
1970
6.6
2
1958
1964
5.1

Center Field
4
1952
1956
28.5
3
1965
1967
10.9
2
1971
1972
10.9
4
1956
1962
8.5
6
1963
1968
8.0


Right Field
3
1969
1971
20.2
4
1963
1966
12.1
3
1957
1967
9.7
5
1952
1956
4.0
2
1971
1972
3.3
Shortstop
11
1958
1968
23.4
6
1952
1957
18.6
7
1958
1967
6.0
1
1969
1969
4.9
1
1968
1968
3.4
Second Base
5
1963
1967
17.1
3
1969
1971
7.1
1
1957
1957
5.5
4
1952
1955
4.7
5
1963
1967
4.5
Third Base
5
1952
1956
16.7
7
1962
1968
16.3
5
1958
1962
15.4
1
1971
1971
5.5
3
1969
1971
4.7
First Base
3
1960
1962
12.4
3
1969
1971
7.7
6
1963
1968
7.1
1
1957
1957
6.1
3
1957
1964
5.8
Manager
5
1952
1970
17.6
4
1963
1968
8.8
4
1961
1971
7.1
4
1958
1961
6.9
2
1971
1972
4.3
Catcher
5
1958
1962
6.0
2
1965
1966
5.2
5
1952
1956
3.9
2
1970
1971
3.5
4
1965
1968
2.4
Starting Pitcher
6
1963
1968
24.2
6
1963
1968
19.6
3
1954
1956
18.1
7
1958
1970
15.6
5
1965
1972
14.2
3
1969
1971
13.6
2
1971
1972
11.4
4
1952
1955
11.1
4
1953
1956
10.6
5
1958
1962
10.5
2
1971
1972
8.4
5
1963
1970
7.8
2
1958
1959
7.8
1
1970
1970
6.9
1
1970
1970
6.7
5
1952
1956
6.1
5
1960
1971
6.1
3
1960
1962
5.7
1
1969
1969
5.6
3
1958
1960
5.5
Swingman
2
1957
1958
6.4
2
1961
1962
5.3
2
1957
1958
4.3
4
1959
1962
3.6
3
1954
1956
2.9
Relief Pitcher
21
1952
1972
47.3
4
1953
1956
11.5
2
1971
1972
6.7
2
1967
1968
5.7
4
1965
1968
5.3
1
1969
1969
4.8
5
1963
1969
4.3
2
1967
1968
3.8
2
1969
1971
3.1
4
1959
1962
1.9
1
1957
1957
1.7
2
1954
1955
1.4
1
1963
1963
1.2
2
1958
1959
1.2
2
1966
1967
1.2
1
1969
1969
1.2
1
1972
1972
1.0
1
1957
1957
0.8
2
1957
1958
0.7
1
1958
1958
0.6
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