Willie Kirkland Baseball Outfielder

Willie Charles Kirkland (born February 17, 1934 in Siluria, Alabama) is a former right fielder in Major League Baseball who played for the San Francisco Giants (1958–1960), Cleveland Indians (1961–1963), Baltimore Orioles (1964) and Washington Senators (1964–1966). He batted left-handed and threw right-handed. In a nine-season career, Kirkland posted a .240 batting average with 148 home runs and 509 RBI in 1149 games played. Following his major league career, Kirkland played six seasons in Japan (1968–1973) for the Hanshin Tigers.

Personal details

Date of birth
February 17th, 1934
Places lived
Siluria , Alabama

Baseball statistics

Seasson Team AB G H R BB BA GDP GS HBP HR IBB OBP RBI SF SH SLG SO 2B 3B
1958 Major League Baseball Season San Francisco Giants 418 122 108 48 43 0.258 5 0 5 14 7 0.332 56 4 0 0.447 69 25 6
1959 Major League Baseball Season San Francisco Giants 463 126 126 64 42 0.272 6 0 3 22 3 0.335 68 3 0 0.475 84 22 3
1960 Major League Baseball Season San Francisco Giants 515 146 130 59 44 0.252 4 0 4 21 8 0.315 65 2 2 0.454 86 21 10
1961 Major League Baseball Season Cleveland Indians 525 146 136 84 48 0.259 3 0 1 27 4 0.318 95 7 4 0.474 77 22 5
1962 Major League Baseball Season Cleveland Indians 419 137 84 56 43 0.2 10 0 0 21 3 0.272 72 5 3 0.377 62 9 1
1963 Major League Baseball Season Cleveland Indians 427 127 98 51 45 0.23 8 0 1 15 5 0.303 47 3 2 0.375 99 13 2
1964 Major League Baseball Season Baltimore Orioles 150 66 30 14 17 0.2 0 0 1 3 4 0.281 22 3 1 0.293 26 5 0
1964 Major League Baseball Season Washington Senators 102 32 22 8 6 0.216 1 0 0 5 0 0.259 13 0 2 0.422 30 6 0
1965 Major League Baseball Season Washington Senators 312 123 72 38 19 0.231 5 0 0 14 1 0.27 54 6 0 0.401 65 9 1
1966 Major League Baseball Season Washington Senators 163 124 31 21 16 0.19 3 0 0 6 3 0.261 17 1 2 0.325 50 2 1

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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