Billy
Frankel
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 205
 
Born: February 22, 1925 in Usa
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Gold Glove 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
1948 23 COT HL    
1949 24 NOR HL $ 300,000  
1950 25 NOR HL $ 300,000  
1951 26 NOR HL $ 300,000  
1952 27 NOR HL $ 4,885,715  
1953 28 NOR HL $ 5,252,143  
1954 29 NOR HL $ 5,252,143  
1955 30 NOR HL $ 9,250,000  
1956 31 NOR HL $ 9,250,000  
1957 32 NOR HL $ 8,000,000  
1958 33 NOR HL $ 8,500,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 9,250,000  
                                             
  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 NOR HL $ 8,500,000  
1960 35 NOR HL $ 8,500,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 8,500,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 8,500,000  
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
1948 23 AA   82 330 50 116 6 2 16 49 11 1 19 63 .352 .387 .527 .914 63.0  
    A   55 230 41 87 11 2 13 49 9 3 14 61 .378 .414 .613 1.027 50.9  
1949 24 COT HL 60 100 13 27 6 3 6 18 2 1 4 24 .270 .298 .570 .868 16.0 2.5
  NOR HL 59 249 44 60 13 4 19 42 4 2 16 56 .241 .289 .554 .844 39.7 7.4
  TOT   119 349 57 87 19 7 25 60 6 3 20 80 .249 .292 .559 .851 55.7 9.9
    AAA   25 112 15 27 5 1 1 7 1 0 7 21 .241 .286 .330 .616 10.5  
1950 25 NOR HL 158 668 87 173 24 10 35 95 14 6 35 146 .259 .296 .482 .778 97.5 15.0
1951 26 NOR HL 162 700 124 194 33 12 43 115 14 8 46 114 .277 .322 .543 .865 119.8 22.5
1952 27 NOR HL 155 665 127 205 34 9 41 102 22 8 43 99 .308 .349 .571 .921 123.4 23.5
1953 28 NOR HL 157 604 116 177 30 6 54 143 19 7 51 90 .293 .348 .631 .979 123.8 24.2
1954 29 NOR HL 129 493 85 135 15 5 35 85 16 2 32 73 .274 .319 .538 .856 86.0 16.5
1955 30 NOR HL 157 613 97 176 25 5 35 116 20 8 37 88 .287 .328 .515 .843 99.9 17.2
1956 31 NOR HL 149 481 70 132 19 3 31 96 12 6 53 76 .274 .347 .520 .867 80.2 15.4
1957 32 NOR HL 153 571 90 155 17 7 39 109 13 2 29 102 .271 .306 .531 .836 95.2 17.7
1958 33 NOR HL 155 578 97 179 21 8 27 85 15 6 45 88 .310 .365 .514 .878 99.3 19.2
1959 34 NOR HL 144 527 62 115 21 3 11 55 16 2 47 111 .218 .282 .332 .614 48.4 2.0
1960 35 NOR HL 50 53 10 11 2 0 0 3 8 0 4 14 .208 .263 .245 .508 4.1 0.0
1961 36 AAA   22 81 17 32 2 1 8 24 1 0 9 22 .395 .456 .741 1.196 23.0  
12 Years Sim 1688 6302 1022 1739 260 75 376 1064 175 58 442 1081 .276 .324 .520 .844 1033.3 183.0
2 Years AAA 47 193 32 59 7 2 9 31 2 0 16 43 .306 .357 .503 .859 33.5  
1 Years AA 82 330 50 116 6 2 16 49 11 1 19 63 .352 .385 .527 .913 63.0  
1 Years A 55 230 41 87 11 2 13 49 9 3 14 61 .378 .411 .613 1.024 50.9  
4 Years Minors 184 753 123 262 24 6 38 129 22 4 49 167 .348 .385 .547 .933 147.4  
162 Game Average 604 98 166 24 7 36 102 16 5 42 103 .276 .324 .520 .844 99.2  
Career Highs 162 700 127 205 34 12 54 143 22 8 53 146 .310 .365 .631 .979 123.8  
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   4204 645 1133 179 49 219 673 115 43 284 741 .270 .315 .492 .807 646.9
vs LH   2098 377 606 81 26 157 391 60 15 158 340 .289 .341 .577 .918 398.9
Home 839 3068 503 850 103 33 194 520 89 32 215 537 .277 .326 .522 .848 513.8
Away 849 3234 519 889 157 42 182 544 86 26 227 544 .275 .322 .518 .840 532.0
RISP   1551 0 421 67 14 76 646 0 0 146 265 .271 .329 .480 .809 245.4
Pinch Hitting   112 17 29 8 3 7 29 2 1 10 22 .259 .320 .571 .891 19.9
Close/Late   738 113 210 30 12 34 110 0 0 72 145 .285 .345 .496 .841 123.8
Mar/Apr 259 1023 155 262 50 11 57 169 27 5 68 172 .256 .305 .494 .799 154.8
May 301 1109 172 295 42 14 65 201 33 11 75 191 .266 .312 .505 .817 175.2
June 283 1043 178 293 41 11 64 172 27 13 73 164 .281 .330 .525 .855 175.1
July 258 947 132 277 39 13 47 145 21 9 61 175 .293 .336 .510 .846 155.6
August 286 1057 164 277 44 15 63 174 28 10 81 178 .262 .314 .511 .825 170.0
Sep/Oct 301 1123 221 335 44 11 80 203 39 10 84 201 .298 .346 .571 .917 215.1
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF RSA RTO RTO% PB DWS
1949 24 COT HL 1B 40 37 184.6 169 14 0 13 1.000 8.92 0 0 .000 0 0.6
  NOR HL 1B 39 37 472.1 432 35 1 35 .998 8.90 0 0 .000 0 0.7
  TOT   1B 79 74 656.7 601 49 1 48 .998 8.91   1.3
1950 25 NOR HL 1B 157 151 1362.7 1250 112 9 100 .993 9.00 0 0 .000 0 3.0
1951 26 NOR HL 1B 162 162 1445.3 1361 144 16 128 .989 9.37 0 0 .000 0 1.9
1952 27 NOR HL 1B 154 151 1365.0 1335 113 13 121 .991 9.55 0 0 .000 0 2.5
1953 28 NOR HL 1B 157 151 1351.7 1295 113 8 108 .994 9.38 0 0 .000 0 2.4
1954 29 NOR HL 1B 126 121 1072.3 1126 77 9 92 .993 10.10 0 0 .000 0 2.1
    C 3 3 27.0 13 2 0 0 1.000 5.00 3 2 .667 4 0.0
1955 30 NOR HL 1B 157 150 1339.0 1452 130 5 123 .997 10.63 0 0 .000 0 3.2
1956 31 NOR HL 1B 141 113 1058.3 1097 93 9 102 .992 10.12 0 0 .000 0 1.5
1957 32 NOR HL 1B 150 139 1248.3 1288 83 12 106 .991 9.88 0 0 .000 0 1.7
    CF 1 1 9.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
1958 33 NOR HL 1B 154 147 1285.7 1300 103 7 91 .995 9.82 0 0 .000 0 1.9
1959 34 NOR HL 1B 143 138 1218.7 1334 103 10 118 .993 10.61 0 0 .000 0 1.8
1960 35 NOR HL 1B 30 13 138.3 137 7 2 10 .986 9.37 0 0 .000 0 0.2
    C 1 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
  1B 1610 1510 13542.0 13576 1127 101 1147 .993 9.77 0 0 .000 0 23.6
  C 4 3 30.0 13 2 0 0 1.000 4.50 3 2 .667 4 0.0
  CF 1 1 9.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 0 0 .000 0 0.0
Career Totals   1615 1514 13581.0 13590 1129 101 1147 .993 9.75 3 2 .667 4 23.7
Career Highs   162 162 1445.3 1452 144 16 128 .998 10.63 3 2 .667 4  
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
1949 24 NOR HL 10 43 6 10 4 2 0 3 0 0 2 7 .233 .267 .419 .685
1950 25 NOR HL 8 34 7 7 0 1 2 5 1 0 2 8 .206 .250 .441 .691
1951 26 NOR HL 9 39 4 6 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 4 .154 .175 .179 .354
1952 27 NOR HL 10 41 6 14 2 0 3 10 1 1 1 5 .341 .357 .610 .967
1953 28 NOR HL 12 49 8 12 3 3 2 9 2 0 5 11 .245 .315 .551 .866
1955 30 NOR HL 19 78 9 23 3 1 6 20 3 3 4 5 .295 .329 .590 .919
1956 31 NOR HL 4 17 3 6 3 1 0 7 1 0 0 5 .353 .353 .647 1.000
1957 32 NOR HL 16 61 11 21 2 2 2 12 3 1 4 13 .344 .368 .541 .909
1958 33 NOR HL 5 15 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 .133 .278 .133 .411
Career Post-Season Batting 93 377 55 101 18 10 15 66 12 6 21 61 .268 .306 .488 .794
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.
Slugging Pct
1951-9-.543
1952-6-.571
1953-1-.631
1954-7-.538
1957-10-.531
CAR-27-.520
OPS
1952-8-.921
1953-1-.979
XR
1951-5-119.8
1952-4-123.4
1953-1-123.8
CAR-43-1033.3
Games
1950-10-158
1951-1-162
1953-3-157
1955-9-157
At-Bats
1950-2-668
1951-1-700
1952-2-665
1953-9-604
1955-3-613
CAR-50-6302
Runs
1951-2-124
1952-1-127
1953-2-116
CAR-37-1022
Hits
1951-4-194
1952-2-205
1953-10-177
1955-10-176
Total Bases
1950-5-322
1951-2-380
1952-2-380
1953-1-381
1955-8-316
1957-9-303
CAR-26-3277
Triples
1951-7-12
CAR-47-75
Homeruns
1950-5-35
1951-3-43
1952-2-41
1953-1-54
1954-4-35
1955-5-35
1956-8-31
1957-2-39
1958-8-27
CAR-6-376
RBIs
1951-5-115
1953-1-143
1955-3-116
1957-3-109
CAR-27-1064
Strikeouts
1950-7-146
 
   Black Ink Test: 16    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 98    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 31    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 54)
 
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History
Drafted in 40th round, 954th overall pick, by Ritchford in 1945
Had first career hit on 8/8/1945, off Howard Chenoweth (STR)
Hit first career homerun on 5/12/1949, off Michael Durbin (GRE)
Traded from Cottonwood to Northampton on 7/30/1949 (Going to COT: CF C. Asher. Going to NOR: 1B B. Frankel, RF B. Lesperance, 2B E. Santora)
Had 5 hits with 2 RBI against Point Breeze on 9/9/1950
Won Player of the Week award on 5/12/1951, hitting .500 with 2 HR, 7 RBI
Was selected to the 1952 Allstar game
Won Batter of the Month award on 10/1/1952, hitting .313 with 12 HR, 23 RBI
Drove in 6 runs against Cottonwood on 4/10/1953
Won Player of the Week award on 4/28/1953, hitting .417 with 4 HR, 13 RBI
Won Batter of the Month award on 5/1/1953, hitting .340 with 11 HR, 36 RBI
Was selected to the 1953 Allstar game
Hit 3 homeruns against Blackwood, driving in 5 runs on 8/13/1953
Won Batter of the Month award on 9/1/1953, hitting .290 with 14 HR, 28 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 9/1/1953, hitting .444 with 5 HR, 11 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 9/15/1953, hitting .500 with 4 HR, 10 RBI
Won Most Valuable Player in 1953, hitting .293 with 54 HR, 143 RBI
Had 5 hits with 2 RBI against Kingsbury on 5/24/1955
Won Player of the Week award on 6/23/1955, hitting .346 with 4 HR, 9 RBI
Drove in 6 runs against Kingsbury on 6/27/1956
Won Player of the Week award on 9/15/1957, hitting .476 with 4 HR, 9 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 9/29/1958, hitting .556 with 1 HR, 5 RBI
Won Gold Glove at First Base in 1959
Signed as a free agent by Seneca Point on 8/18/1961 to a minor league contract
Released by Seneca Point on 10/20/1961