Billy Muffett Baseball Pitcher

Billy Arnold Muffett (September 21, 1930 – June 15, 2008) was an American professional baseball player who pitched in the Major Leagues from 1957 to 1962. He would play for the St. Louis Cardinals, San Francisco Giants, and Boston Red Sox. In his playing days, he stood 6"1" (85.4 cm) tall, weighed 198 pounds (89.8 kg), and threw and batted right-handed. He was born in Hammond, Indiana. Muffett came to the major leagues with St. Louis in 1957 and fashioned his best overall season, winning three of five decisions, posting an earned run average of 2.25 and notching eight saves. Over his career, he won 16 and lost 23 (.410) with a 4.33 ERA in 125 games. After retiring as a player, Muffett was a longtime MLB pitching coach for the Cardinals, California Angels and Detroit Tigers between 1967 and 1994. He coached on the Cardinals' 1967–68 National League pennant-winning clubs, and their 1967 World Series champion edition. He survived a bout with cancer in 1987, but continued in his role as Tiger pitching coach during his recovery. Billy Muffett died June 15, 2008 at his home in Monroe, Louisiana.

Personal details

Date of birth
September 21st, 1930
Place of birth
Hammond
Date of death
June 15th, 2008 at age of 77
Place of death
Monroe
Places lived
Hammond , Indiana
pop. 78,967 (2013)

Baseball statistics

Seasson Team AB G H R BB BA GDP GS HBP HR IBB OBP RBI SF SH SLG SO 2B 3B
1957 Major League Baseball Season St. Louis Cardinals 7 23 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 0.0 4 0 0
1958 Major League Baseball Season St. Louis Cardinals 20 35 4 2 1 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0.238 2 0 1 0.25 4 1 0
1959 Major League Baseball Season San Francisco Giants 0 5 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0
1960 Major League Baseball Season Boston Red Sox 41 23 11 5 3 0.268 1 0 0 0 0 0.318 3 0 1 0.293 15 1 0
1961 Major League Baseball Season Boston Red Sox 23 38 5 4 3 0.217 1 0 0 1 0 0.308 2 0 1 0.348 9 0 0
1962 Major League Baseball Season Boston Red Sox 1 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0

Abbrevations

AB - At bat, G - Games, H - Hits allowed, R - Runs, BB - Base on balls , BA - Batting average, GDP or GIDP - Ground into double play, GS - Grand Slam, HBP - Hit by pitch, HR - Home runs, IBB - Intentional base on balls, OBP - On-base percentage, RBI - Run batted in, SF - Sacrifice fly, SH - Sacrifice hit, SLG - Slugging average, 2B - Double, 3B - Triple

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