Michael
Gilliam
 
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 185
 
Born: September 16, 1928 in Usa
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Gold Glove 1962   
Ratings - Pitching     Help
  ERA AVG 2B 3B HR BB SO
Year Age Tm Lg Salary   OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1948 19 DEN SP    
1949 20 DEN SP $ 300,000  
1950 21 DEN SP $ 300,000  
1951 22 DEN SP $ 300,000  
1952 23 DEN SP $ 1,343,571  
1953 24 DEN SP $ 1,343,571  
1954 25 DEN SP $ 1,343,571  
1955 26 TF SP $ 10,200,000  
1956 27 TF SP $ 10,200,000  
1957 28 TF SP $ 10,200,000  
1958 29 TF SP $ 9,000,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 10,200,000  
                                                   
  Stuff Control Movement
Year Age Tm Lg Salary Endurance vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 30 TF SP $ 9,000,000  
1960 31 TF SP $ 9,000,000  
1961 32 TF SP $ 9,000,000  
1962 33 SP SP $ 1,300,000  
1963 34 SP SP $ 1,300,000  
1964 35 SP SP $ 1,300,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 1,300,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 9,000,000  
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 19 DEN SP    
1949 20 DEN SP $ 300,000  
1950 21 DEN SP $ 300,000  
1951 22 DEN SP $ 300,000  
1952 23 DEN SP $ 1,343,571  
1953 24 DEN SP $ 1,343,571  
1954 25 DEN SP $ 1,343,571  
1955 26 TF SP $ 10,200,000  
1956 27 TF SP $ 10,200,000  
1957 28 TF SP $ 10,200,000  
1958 29 TF SP $ 9,000,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 10,200,000  
                                             
  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 30 TF SP $ 9,000,000  
1960 31 TF SP $ 9,000,000  
1961 32 TF SP $ 9,000,000  
1962 33 SP SP $ 1,300,000  
1963 34 SP SP $ 1,300,000  
1964 35 SP SP $ 1,300,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 1,300,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 9,000,000  
Pitching Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Cy Young Award or Rookie of the Year.
Year Age Tm Lg W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS PWS
1948 19 AA   1 8 .111 48 0 0 0 0 45.0 61 34 15 12 43 6.80 .321 .361 .595 .956  
1949 20 DEN SP 1 0 1.000 14 0 0 0 0 14.0 21 10 4 6 6 6.43 .344 .403 .623 1.026 0.0
    AA   1 4 .200 45 0 0 0 0 51.0 50 17 6 15 34 3.00 .259 .313 .394 .706  
1950 21 DEN SP 4 3 .571 65 0 0 0 0 83.7 86 45 17 26 54 4.84 .260 .313 .468 .781 3.2
    AA   1 0 1.000 7 0 0 0 0 8.3 10 2 0 0 1 2.16 .303 .303 .303 .606  
1951 22 DEN SP 6 6 .500 84 1 0 0 20 98.3 82 34 11 28 82 3.11 .225 .283 .378 .661 13.3
1952 23 DEN SP 6 3 .667 78 0 0 0 14 96.3 91 25 6 18 58 2.34 .256 .292 .343 .634 13.2
1953 24 DEN SP 5 4 .556 78 0 0 0 0 95.0 99 42 16 21 75 3.98 .263 .301 .439 .740 6.5
1954 25 DEN SP 9 2 .818 78 2 0 0 1 88.3 70 21 7 15 74 2.14 .214 .251 .324 .575 11.5
1955 26 TF SP 8 7 .533 32 32 0 0 0 179.7 176 60 14 31 143 3.01 .258 .290 .358 .648 13.5
1956 27 TF SP 11 11 .500 39 39 0 0 0 223.0 208 58 13 55 183 2.34 .249 .299 .329 .628 19.4
1957 28 TF SP 11 10 .524 34 34 0 0 0 186.3 165 57 11 43 160 2.75 .235 .279 .310 .588 16.2
1958 29 TF SP 9 12 .429 38 38 0 0 0 199.0 209 94 24 60 180 4.25 .270 .324 .395 .720 6.6
1959 30 TF SP 10 11 .476 27 27 0 0 0 148.3 158 69 15 55 104 4.19 .272 .336 .403 .739 6.0
1960 31 TF SP 4 3 .571 85 7 0 0 1 129.3 143 66 15 40 95 4.59 .280 .329 .450 .779 4.9
1961 32 TF SP 3 6 .333 72 0 0 0 0 90.3 90 41 11 39 69 4.09 .265 .341 .415 .756 3.6
1962 33 SP SP 10 5 .667 25 25 0 0 0 133.0 124 59 17 55 104 3.99 .246 .320 .405 .725 8.6
    AAA   2 1 .667 9 5 0 0 1 38.3 28 7 2 12 47 1.64 .203 .267 .268 .535  
1963 34 SP SP 6 15 .286 33 33 0 0 0 182.0 155 73 26 66 137 3.61 .231 .299 .395 .694 9.3
1964 35 SP SP 2 2 .500 36 4 0 0 0 61.7 65 33 19 27 59 4.82 .274 .347 .549 .896 0.6
16 Years Sim 105 100 .512 818 242 0 0 36 2008.3 1942 787 226 585 1583 3.53 .254 .307 .388 .695 136.6
1 Years AAA 2 1 .667 9 5 0 0 1 38.3 28 7 2 12 47 1.64 .203 .267 .268 .535  
3 Years AA 3 12 .200 100 0 0 0 0 104.3 121 53 21 27 78 4.57 .291 .334 .478 .812  
4 Years Minors 5 13 .278 109 5 0 0 1 142.7 149 60 23 39 125 3.79 .269 .317 .426 .743  
Season Average 6 6 .500 51 15 0 0 2 125.5 121 49 14 36 98 3.53 .254 .307 .388 .695  
Career Highs 11 15 1.000 85 39 0 0 20 223.0 209 94 26 66 183 6.43 .344 .403 .623 1.026  
Career Pitching Splits     Help
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Category W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS
vs RH   1503 575 163 475 1160   .259 .315 .391 .706
vs LH   439 212 63 110 423   .238 .281 .378 .659
Home 58 47 .552 419 119 0 0 13 1039.3 986 402 126 310 833 3.48 .251 .305 .393 .698
Away 47 53 .470 399 123 0 0 23 969.0 956 385 100 275 750 3.58 .257 .308 .383 .691
Mar/Apr 14 14 .500 113 39 0 0 3 304.6 320 138 42 77 235 4.08 .272 .316 .430 .747
May 19 15 .559 141 36 0 0 7 329.6 295 124 39 92 277 3.39 .240 .293 .379 .671
June 18 18 .500 131 38 0 0 9 333.6 319 128 40 110 233 3.45 .252 .311 .390 .702
July 14 13 .519 126 32 0 0 5 286.0 289 103 26 68 251 3.24 .259 .302 .373 .674
August 17 21 .447 153 48 0 0 4 378.3 366 156 44 120 296 3.71 .256 .313 .392 .705
Sep/Oct 23 19 .548 154 49 0 0 8 376.0 353 138 35 118 291 3.30 .247 .304 .367 .672
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
1949 20 DEN SP 14 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.2 0.0
1950 21 DEN SP 65 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .000 .000 .000 .000 -1.1 0.0
1951 22 DEN SP 84 11 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .091 .167 .091 .258 -0.5 0.0
1952 23 DEN SP 78 10 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .200 .200 .200 .400 0.3 0.0
1953 24 DEN SP 78 13 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 6 .231 .214 .231 .445 1.0 0.0
1954 25 DEN SP 78 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.8 0.0
1955 26 TF SP 32 59 4 5 3 0 0 1 0 0 2 23 .085 .115 .136 .250 -1.8 0.0
1956 27 TF SP 39 70 4 4 1 1 1 5 0 0 1 35 .057 .070 .143 .213 -2.0 0.0
1957 28 TF SP 34 55 2 7 1 0 0 4 0 0 1 27 .127 .143 .145 .288 -0.7 0.0
1958 29 TF SP 38 61 7 7 2 1 1 6 0 0 2 25 .115 .143 .230 .372 1.2 0.0
1959 30 TF SP 27 43 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 12 .047 .089 .047 .135 -1.9 0.0
1960 31 TF SP 85 17 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 .000 .105 .000 .105 -0.9 0.0
1961 32 TF SP 72 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000 .167 .000 .167 -0.1 0.0
1962 33 SP SP 25 43 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 16 .070 .130 .070 .200 -1.1 0.0
1963 34 SP SP 33 53 3 5 1 0 2 3 0 0 1 20 .094 .111 .226 .338 0.3 0.0
1964 35 SP SP 36 14 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .071 .071 .071 .143 -1.1 0.0
16 Years Sim 818 476 24 40 8 2 4 24 0 0 16 197 .084 .114 .134 .248 -9.4 0.0
162 Game Average 94 4 7 1 0 0 4 0 0 3 39 .084 .114 .134 .248 -1.9  
Career Highs 85 70 7 7 3 1 2 6 0 0 3 35 .231 .214 .231 .445 1.2  
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   343 15 28 6 2 3 20 0 0 14 139 .082 .117 .137 .254 -6.3
vs LH   133 9 12 2 0 1 4 0 0 2 58 .090 .104 .128 .232 -3.6
Home 412 225 12 20 3 1 3 15 0 0 8 92 .089 .120 .151 .271 -2.9
Away 399 251 12 20 5 1 1 9 0 0 8 105 .080 .108 .120 .228 -6.9
RISP   132 0 11 2 1 1 19 0 0 1 57 .083 .090 .136 .226 -3.9
Close/Late   9 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .222 .222 .222 .444 0.3
Mar/Apr 113 79 2 7 0 1 0 3 0 0 1 34 .089 .100 .114 .214 -2.5
May 133 77 6 9 2 0 0 6 0 0 3 32 .117 .150 .143 .293 -0.6
June 111 75 3 4 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 25 .053 .078 .067 .145 -3.9
July 124 58 2 6 1 0 1 3 0 0 2 25 .103 .133 .172 .306 -0.2
August 121 95 4 8 3 1 1 5 0 0 2 42 .084 .102 .168 .270 -1.5
Sep/Oct 136 92 7 6 1 0 2 5 0 0 6 39 .065 .122 .141 .264 -1.1
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF    
1949 20 DEN SP P 14 0 14.0 1 3 0 0 1.000 2.57    
1950 21 DEN SP P 65 0 83.7 6 17 2 1 .920 2.47    
1951 22 DEN SP P 84 1 98.3 6 23 2 0 .935 2.65    
1952 23 DEN SP P 78 0 96.3 4 18 1 4 .957 2.06    
1953 24 DEN SP P 78 0 95.0 14 11 2 3 .926 2.37    
1954 25 DEN SP P 78 2 88.3 7 24 0 0 1.000 3.16    
1955 26 TF SP P 32 32 179.7 10 33 1 4 .977 2.15    
1956 27 TF SP P 39 39 223.0 20 49 1 5 .986 2.78    
1957 28 TF SP P 34 34 186.3 14 36 0 2 1.000 2.42    
1958 29 TF SP P 38 38 199.0 12 29 1 4 .976 1.85    
1959 30 TF SP P 27 27 148.3 6 20 0 1 1.000 1.58    
1960 31 TF SP P 85 7 129.3 12 25 1 0 .974 2.57    
1961 32 TF SP P 72 0 90.3 2 13 1 2 .938 1.49    
1962 33 SP SP P 25 25 133.0 10 31 0 2 1.000 2.77    
1963 34 SP SP P 33 33 182.0 17 31 0 1 1.000 2.37    
1964 35 SP SP P 36 4 61.7 2 9 0 1 1.000 1.61    
Career Totals   818 242 2008.3 143 372 12 30 .977 2.31    
Career Highs   85 39 223.0 20 49 2 5 1.000 3.16    
Pitching Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
Season Rankings are League Based.
ERA
1955-9-3.01
1956-2-2.34
1957-6-2.75
Losses
1963-6-15
Games Pitched
1951-8-84
CAR-48-818
Games Started
1956-5-39
1958-4-38
Innings Pitched
1956-9-223.0
Homeruns Allowed
1958-10-24
1963-6-26
CAR-33-226
Walks Allowed
1963-10-66
CAR-47-585
Hits per 9IP
1957-10-8.0
1963-3-7.7
OAVG
1957-9-.235
1963-4-.231
OSLG
1956-6-.329
1957-4-.310
OOPS
1956-9-.628
1957-5-.588
 
 
   Black Ink Test: 0    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 12)
   Gray Ink Test: 22    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 56)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 24    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 40)
 
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  1. Eric Hanff (978)
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History
Drafted in 41st round, 983rd overall pick, by Kingsbury in 1945
Injured on 6/16/1945 with a Sore Elbow, out for 1-2 weeks
Had first career hit on 7/19/1951, off Calvin Basinger (LAN)
Signed as a free agent by Twin Falls on 2/12/1955 to a 4-year deal worth $10,200,000 per year
Hit first career homerun on 9/21/1956, off Bill Middleton (SP)
Won Gold Glove at Pitcher in 1956
Won Pitcher of the Month award on 10/1/1957, going 4-1, 0.45
Won Gold Glove at Pitcher in 1957
Signed as a free agent by Seneca Point on 2/1/1962 to a 3-year deal worth $1,300,000 per year
Won Gold Glove at Pitcher in 1962