Willy
Ducharme
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 235
 
Born: August 27, 1924 in Usa
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Gold Glove 1958    1959   
Ratings - Batting     Help
  AVG 2B 3B HR BB SO
Year Age Tm Lg Salary vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1946 21 MC HL    
1947 22 MC HL    
1948 23 MC HL    
1949 24 MC HL    
1950 25 MC HL    
1951 26 MC HL $ 300,000  
1952 27 MC HL $ 300,000  
1953 28 MC HL $ 300,000  
1954 29 MC HL $ 350,000  
1955 30 MC HL $ 350,000  
1956 31 MC HL $ 350,000  
1957 32 BLA HL $ 1,300,000  
1958 33 BLA HL $ 1,300,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 1,300,000  
                                             
  Contact Power Gap Eye Ks
Year Age Tm Lg Salary   vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 34 BLA HL $ 1,300,000  
1960 35 DEN SP $ 1,400,000  
1961 36 DEN SP $ 1,400,000  
1962 37 DEN SP $ 1,400,000  
1963 38 JC HL $ 2,700,000  
1964 39 JC HL $ 2,700,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 1,300,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 2,700,000  
Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Most Valuable Player or Rookie of the Year.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR OWS
1946 21 AA   137 544 51 131 25 2 0 25 15 5 34 152 .241 .285 .294 .580 45.1  
1947 22 AAA   41 165 18 30 10 0 0 11 4 1 9 55 .182 .224 .242 .467 7.7  
    AA   94 391 36 91 24 0 0 21 11 7 26 102 .233 .281 .294 .575 30.6  
1948 23 AAA   57 242 22 53 12 0 0 23 6 3 16 57 .219 .267 .269 .536 16.6  
    AA   69 283 26 70 20 0 0 11 4 6 11 61 .247 .276 .318 .594 21.5  
1949 24 AA   9 40 3 6 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 10 .150 .150 .175 .325 0.1  
    A   90 208 30 64 15 1 0 19 10 4 23 47 .308 .377 .389 .766 30.4  
1950 25 AA   138 542 56 140 40 1 1 40 16 2 35 135 .258 .303 .341 .645 55.8  
1951 26 MC HL 14 14 2 2 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 4 .143 .200 .143 .343 0.8 0.0
    AA   84 323 41 82 25 2 0 25 9 4 31 68 .254 .319 .344 .663 35.3  
1952 27 MC HL 26 14 7 5 1 0 0 4 2 0 2 2 .357 .438 .429 .866 2.9 0.6
1953 28 MC HL 96 179 10 42 13 1 0 15 1 1 7 51 .235 .262 .318 .580 12.6 0.1
1954 29 MC HL 78 182 22 42 10 3 2 15 9 4 11 61 .231 .275 .352 .626 16.3 1.3
1955 30 MC HL 95 255 29 61 22 1 3 22 15 4 17 74 .239 .289 .369 .658 27.9 4.1
1956 31 MC HL 140 450 58 113 31 12 6 47 29 7 23 146 .251 .288 .413 .701 56.1 9.2
1957 32 BLA HL 149 507 62 129 28 8 3 55 36 8 40 109 .254 .307 .359 .666 58.3 5.2
1958 33 BLA HL 147 603 112 184 47 11 7 77 63 11 68 129 .305 .372 .454 .827 106.3 18.2
1959 34 BLA HL 151 562 96 150 30 9 7 53 64 18 77 56 .267 .354 .390 .744 85.1 15.4
1960 35 DEN SP 125 430 61 155 18 1 13 68 58 24 31 48 .360 .403 .498 .900 81.7 15.9
    AAA   5 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 .200 .429 .200 .629 1.0  
1961 36 DEN SP 148 466 84 147 29 5 6 59 51 25 65 47 .315 .404 .438 .842 80.1 17.1
1962 37 DEN SP 140 466 78 139 23 5 4 66 37 21 36 58 .298 .348 .395 .743 57.7 8.7
1963 38 JC HL 131 364 45 108 12 9 3 31 27 12 25 65 .297 .341 .404 .745 49.6 7.1
1964 39 JC HL 90 218 26 45 3 0 2 16 12 6 13 46 .206 .258 .248 .505 12.3 0.0
14 Years Sim 1530 4710 692 1322 267 65 56 529 407 141 416 896 .281 .339 .401 .740 647.5 102.9
3 Years AAA 103 412 42 84 22 0 0 34 11 4 27 112 .204 .256 .257 .513 25.2  
6 Years AA 531 2123 213 520 135 5 1 123 56 24 137 528 .245 .292 .315 .607 188.4  
1 Years A 90 208 30 64 15 1 0 19 10 4 23 47 .308 .373 .389 .763 30.4  
10 Years Minors 724 2743 285 668 172 6 1 176 77 32 187 687 .244 .293 .312 .605 244.0  
162 Game Average 498 73 139 28 6 5 56 43 14 44 94 .281 .339 .401 .740 68.6  
Career Highs 151 603 112 184 47 12 13 77 64 25 77 146 .360 .438 .498 .900 106.3  
Career Batting Splits     Help
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Category G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR
vs RH   3373 477 892 160 45 38 357 289 105 293 681 .264 .323 .372 .696 421.1
vs LH   1337 215 430 107 20 18 172 118 36 123 215 .322 .378 .472 .850 230.7
Home 762 2310 334 674 126 24 27 266 206 65 202 423 .292 .348 .402 .751 331.0
Away 768 2400 358 648 141 41 29 263 201 76 214 473 .270 .330 .399 .729 320.8
RISP   1112 0 315 59 8 15 439 0 0 117 215 .283 .345 .391 .736 152.2
Pinch Hitting   187 25 57 8 4 2 17 8 9 13 38 .305 .348 .422 .771 24.8
Close/Late   557 112 169 28 14 8 59 0 0 54 108 .303 .368 .447 .815 86.9
Mar/Apr 221 774 113 191 40 8 5 77 52 23 72 150 .247 .313 .339 .652 83.8
May 272 830 112 227 46 11 5 91 64 27 72 160 .273 .332 .373 .705 103.7
June 276 850 119 245 37 16 8 97 82 33 84 164 .288 .351 .398 .748 121.5
July 236 702 101 206 49 8 11 85 62 13 49 134 .293 .339 .433 .772 104.5
August 253 723 113 198 49 9 13 90 55 15 66 147 .274 .334 .420 .755 104.0
Sep/Oct 263 831 133 255 46 13 14 89 92 30 73 141 .307 .362 .444 .806 134.3
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF   DWS
1951 26 MC HL 2B 10 3 41.0 6 10 0 5 1.000 3.51   0.1
    3B 1 0 3.0 0 1 0 0 1.000 3.00   0.0
    SS 2 0 2.0 0 1 0 0 1.000 4.50   0.0
1952 27 MC HL 3B 5 3 27.0 1 14 0 2 1.000 5.00   0.4
    2B 6 0 7.7 1 3 0 1 1.000 4.70   0.0
    LF 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1953 28 MC HL 2B 46 14 192.7 38 51 1 10 .989 4.16   0.8
    3B 17 14 127.0 11 30 2 3 .953 2.91   0.5
    SS 9 8 69.0 10 21 2 4 .939 4.04   0.4
1954 29 MC HL 2B 40 30 253.7 46 77 4 14 .969 4.36   0.8
    SS 7 7 61.0 9 15 1 3 .960 3.54   0.2
    3B 7 7 55.0 6 18 0 1 1.000 3.93   0.5
    CF 1 0 3.0 3 0 0 0 1.000 9.00   0.0
1955 30 MC HL 2B 67 56 493.3 89 163 2 29 .992 4.60   1.4
    SS 4 4 34.0 8 12 0 3 1.000 5.29   0.2
    3B 7 3 30.0 2 6 0 0 1.000 2.40   0.1
    RF 1 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.00   0.0
1956 31 MC HL 2B 131 122 1044.3 211 363 3 66 .995 4.95   4.2
    3B 2 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1957 32 BLA HL 2B 139 134 1214.3 213 416 1 79 .998 4.66   6.0
    3B 8 0 16.3 0 2 0 0 1.000 1.10   0.0
1958 33 BLA HL 2B 145 142 1272.7 248 464 8 102 .989 5.04   8.3
    3B 1 0 3.0 0 2 0 0 1.000 6.00   0.1
1959 34 BLA HL 2B 148 144 1260.0 285 463 4 108 .995 5.34   6.1
1960 35 DEN SP 3B 95 92 786.0 52 180 7 12 .971 2.66   2.7
    2B 28 23 189.0 31 66 2 10 .980 4.62   0.8
    CF 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1961 36 DEN SP 3B 120 105 962.0 67 236 5 22 .984 2.83   4.8
    2B 9 4 51.3 7 15 1 3 .957 3.86   0.2
1962 37 DEN SP 2B 73 66 592.3 110 194 4 35 .987 4.62   1.9
    3B 49 39 369.7 25 85 2 4 .982 2.68   1.2
1963 38 JC HL 2B 86 66 596.0 104 195 5 40 .984 4.52   2.3
    3B 15 11 111.3 10 13 1 1 .958 1.86   0.3
    RF 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1964 39 JC HL 3B 48 43 365.0 22 80 4 3 .962 2.52   1.6
    2B 22 12 115.7 20 43 0 11 1.000 4.90   0.6
  2B 950 816 7324.0 1409 2523 35 513 .991 4.83   33.7
  3B 375 317 2858.3 196 667 21 48 .976 2.72   12.1
  SS 22 19 166.0 27 49 3 10 .962 4.12   0.8
  CF 2 0 5.0 3 0 0 0 1.000 5.40   0.0
  RF 2 0 3.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 3.00   0.0
  LF 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
Career Totals   1352 1152 10357.3 1636 3239 59 571 .988 4.24   46.6
Career Highs   148 144 1275.7 285 466 9 108 1.000 5.34    
Post-Season Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Post Season MVP Award.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
1952 27 MC HL 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
1953 28 MC HL 0 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.500 2.500
1958 33 BLA HL 3 11 1 5 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 .455 .538 .636 1.175
1960 35 DEN SP 4 13 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 .154 .250 .231 .481
1961 36 DEN SP 10 37 3 6 0 1 0 2 2 2 5 4 .162 .262 .216 .478
Career Post-Season Batting 17 64 5 15 4 1 0 3 3 2 9 8 .234 .324 .328 .652
Batting Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
(*) indicates hit-less at-bats added to meet minimum plate appearances.
Season Rankings are League Based.
Batting Average
1960-7-.335*
On-Base Pct
1961-7-.404
XR
1958-8-106.3
Runs
1958-7-112
Doubles
1958-6-47
Triples
1956-5-12
1958-9-11
1959-5-9
1963-4-9
Stolen Bases
1958-3-63
1959-5-64
1960-8-58
1961-4-51
CAR-17-407
Caught Stealing
1959-10-18
1960-8-24
1961-4-25
1962-6-21
CAR-18-141
Walks
1958-5-68
1959-7-77
     
 
   Black Ink Test: 0    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 25    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 31    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 54)
 
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History
Drafted in 8th round, 177th overall pick, by Murray Creek in 1946
Injured on 6/15/1948 with a Pulled Hamstring Muscle, out for one week
Injured on 5/5/1950 with a Bruised Heel, out for 4 days
Injured on 7/9/1950 with a Stiff Shoulder, out for 4 days
Had first career hit on 7/26/1951, off Jeramy Angeles (COT)
Hit first career homerun on 7/23/1954, off William Bissonnette (KIN)
Signed as a free agent by Blackwood on 2/11/1957 to a 3-year deal worth $1,300,000 per year
Injured on 8/7/1958 with a Stiff Shoulder, out for 1-2 weeks
Won Gold Glove at Second Base in 1958
Had 5 hits with 2 RBI against Jenton on 6/30/1959
Won Gold Glove at Second Base in 1959
Signed as a free agent by Denton on 5/1/1960 to a 1-year deal worth $2,000,000 per year
Injured on 6/28/1961 with a Sore Back, out for 1-2 weeks
Signed as a free agent by Jackson City on 2/1/1963 to a 3-year deal worth $2,700,000 per year
Had 5 hits with 3 RBI against Northampton on 5/22/1963
Injured on 8/21/1964 with a Torn Ligament Elbow, out for full season