William
Ivy
 
Bats: Left
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 225
 
Born: January 28, 1923 in Usa
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Kennel Cups Won 1953    1956   
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
1945 22 HIN SP $ 300,000  
1946 23 HIN SP $ 300,000  
1947 24 HIN SP $ 300,000  
1948 25 HIN SP $ 300,000  
1949 26 HIN SP $ 1,343,571  
1950 27 HIN SP $ 1,343,571  
1951 28 HIN SP $ 1,526,786  
1952 29 HIN SP $ 2,137,500  
1953 30 HIN SP $ 2,137,500  
1954 31 HIN SP $ 2,137,500  
1955 32 JC HL $ 3,250,000  
1956 33 JC HL $ 3,250,000  
1957 34 JC HL $ 3,250,000  
1958 35 JC HL $ 3,250,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings $ 300,000  
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 3,250,000  
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
1945 22 HIN SP $ 300,000  
1946 23 HIN SP $ 300,000  
1947 24 HIN SP $ 300,000  
1948 25 HIN SP $ 300,000  
1949 26 HIN SP $ 1,343,571  
1950 27 HIN SP $ 1,343,571  
1951 28 HIN SP $ 1,526,786  
1952 29 HIN SP $ 2,137,500  
1953 30 HIN SP $ 2,137,500  
1954 31 HIN SP $ 2,137,500  
1955 32 JC HL $ 3,250,000  
1956 33 JC HL $ 3,250,000  
1957 34 JC HL $ 3,250,000  
1958 35 JC HL $ 3,250,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings $ 300,000  
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 3,250,000  
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
1945 22 AAA   0 1 .000 13 0 0 0 9 15.7 7 1 0 2 16 0.57 .132 .164 .151 .315  
    AA   4 4 .500 34 0 0 0 21 36.0 32 11 2 7 32 2.75 .235 .273 .338 .611  
1946 23 HIN SP 5 2 .714 65 0 0 0 0 72.7 59 24 5 27 48 2.97 .223 .297 .360 .657 6.6
1947 24 HIN SP 5 3 .625 65 0 0 0 2 69.0 58 25 6 27 43 3.26 .231 .307 .375 .682 6.3
1948 25 HIN SP 4 3 .571 65 0 0 0 2 59.7 51 22 5 15 29 3.32 .232 .278 .359 .638 5.6
1949 26 HIN SP 3 4 .429 71 0 0 0 2 68.7 65 28 7 22 30 3.67 .248 .309 .401 .710 4.8
1950 27 HIN SP 3 2 .600 70 0 0 0 1 74.0 62 22 5 19 64 2.68 .229 .280 .358 .638 7.8
1951 28 HIN SP 3 2 .600 68 0 0 0 5 63.7 46 18 6 15 59 2.54 .198 .247 .362 .609 9.6
1952 29 HIN SP 7 3 .700 72 0 0 0 4 77.0 43 12 4 8 61 1.40 .160 .188 .272 .460 13.2
1953 30 HIN SP 4 5 .444 69 0 0 0 1 72.3 66 32 12 14 57 3.98 .238 .273 .419 .692 4.0
1954 31 HIN SP 3 3 .500 76 0 0 0 2 73.0 58 26 2 15 66 3.21 .214 .253 .325 .578 9.0
1955 32 JC HL 1 3 .250 68 0 0 0 1 63.0 66 34 9 13 37 4.86 .262 .297 .496 .793 2.4
1956 33 JC HL 5 4 .556 78 0 0 0 3 69.0 76 32 4 24 56 4.17 .276 .331 .400 .731 3.8
1957 34 JC HL 5 5 .500 79 0 0 0 3 72.0 78 28 2 20 52 3.50 .278 .323 .370 .694 6.3
1958 35 JC HL 3 5 .375 43 0 0 0 0 45.0 60 30 3 12 42 6.00 .321 .363 .487 .850 0.0
13 Years Sim 51 44 .537 889 0 0 0 26 879.0 788 333 70 231 644 3.41 .238 .288 .381 .668 79.2
1 Years AAA 0 1 .000 13 0 0 0 9 15.7 7 1 0 2 16 0.57 .132 .164 .151 .315  
1 Years AA 4 4 .500 34 0 0 0 21 36.0 32 11 2 7 32 2.75 .235 .273 .338 .611  
2 Years Minors 4 5 .444 47 0 0 0 30 51.7 39 12 2 9 48 2.09 .206 .242 .286 .528  
Season Average 3 3 .500 68 0 0 0 2 67.6 60 25 5 17 49 3.41 .238 .288 .381 .668  
Career Highs 7 5 .714 79 0 0 0 5 77.0 78 34 12 27 66 6.00 .321 .363 .496 .850  
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   446 192 33 129 449   .209 .254 .332 .586
vs LH   342 141 37 102 195   .291 .347 .469 .817
Home 29 22 .569 460 0 0 0 12 452.3 407 173 32 121 326 3.44 .239 .290 .379 .669
Away 22 22 .500 429 0 0 0 15 426.6 381 160 38 110 318 3.38 .236 .285 .383 .668
Mar/Apr 7 7 .500 153 0 0 0 6 153.0 140 62 14 42 116 3.65 .241 .292 .392 .685
May 10 6 .625 164 0 0 0 6 160.3 156 63 12 39 115 3.54 .253 .298 .404 .702
June 6 13 .316 139 0 0 0 0 143.3 135 60 11 46 96 3.77 .247 .306 .379 .685
July 9 6 .600 123 0 0 0 6 117.0 100 38 10 29 86 2.92 .232 .280 .367 .647
August 9 4 .692 155 0 0 0 4 152.3 126 53 10 41 113 3.13 .224 .277 .359 .636
Sep/Oct 10 8 .556 155 0 0 0 5 153.0 131 57 13 34 118 3.35 .228 .271 .377 .648
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 23 HIN SP 65 9 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .111 .111 .333 .444 0.3 0.0
1947 24 HIN SP 65 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.5 0.0
1949 26 HIN SP 71 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.1 0.0
1950 27 HIN SP 70 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .500 .000 .500 0.3 0.0
1951 28 HIN SP 68 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0
1952 29 HIN SP 72 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .333 .000 .333 0.2 0.0
1953 30 HIN SP 69 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 .333 .500 1.000 1.500 1.2 0.2
1955 32 JC HL 68 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.3 0.0
1956 33 JC HL 78 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.3 0.0
1957 34 JC HL 80 6 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .167 .167 .333 .500 0.3 0.0
1958 35 JC HL 43 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.5 0.0
11 Years Sim 749 39 3 3 1 2 0 3 0 0 3 16 .077 .143 .205 .348 0.6 0.2
162 Game Average 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .077 .143 .205 .348 0.1  
Career Highs 80 9 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 3 .333 .500 1.000 1.500 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   29 2 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 12 .069 .100 .172 .272 -0.5
vs LH   10 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 2 4 .100 .250 .300 .550 0.9
Home 350 23 2 3 1 2 0 2 0 0 2 7 .130 .200 .348 .548 1.6
Away 299 16 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 9 .000 .059 .000 .059 -1.2
RISP   6 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 .000 .143 .000 .143 -0.2
Close/Late   9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .100 .000 .100 -0.5
Mar/Apr 69 6 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 .167 .167 .500 .667 0.6
May 64 7 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .143 .143 .286 .429 0.1
June 49 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.9
July 29 4 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .750 1.000 0.8
August 78 7 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 3 .000 .300 .000 .300 0.3
Sep/Oct 53 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.6
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF    
1946 23 HIN SP P 65 0 72.7 6 15 1 3 .955 2.60    
1947 24 HIN SP P 65 0 69.0 8 13 0 1 1.000 2.74    
1948 25 HIN SP P 65 0 59.7 3 9 0 1 1.000 1.81    
1949 26 HIN SP P 71 0 68.7 4 17 1 1 .955 2.75    
1950 27 HIN SP P 70 0 74.0 3 12 0 1 1.000 1.82    
1951 28 HIN SP P 68 0 63.7 7 9 0 2 1.000 2.26    
1952 29 HIN SP P 72 0 77.0 5 10 0 1 1.000 1.75    
1953 30 HIN SP P 69 0 72.3 6 8 1 1 .933 1.74    
1954 31 HIN SP P 76 0 73.0 4 14 0 0 1.000 2.22    
1955 32 JC HL P 68 0 63.0 3 14 2 1 .895 2.43    
1956 33 JC HL P 78 0 69.0 7 9 0 1 1.000 2.09    
1957 34 JC HL P 79 0 72.0 4 10 0 0 1.000 1.75    
1958 35 JC HL P 43 0 45.0 2 4 1 2 .857 1.20    
Career Totals   889 0 879.0 62 144 6 15 .972 2.11    
Career Highs   79 0 77.0 8 17 2 3 1.000 2.75    
Post-Season Pitching Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Post Season MVP Award.
Year Age Tm Lg W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS
1946 23 HIN SP 0 2 .000 3 0 0 0 0 2.3 5 6 0 3 1 23.18 .455 .571 .727 1.299
1947 24 HIN SP 0 0 .000 3 0 0 0 0 2.3 4 1 0 2 2 3.86 .364 .462 .545 1.007
1948 25 HIN SP 0 0 .000 2 0 0 0 0 1.3 1 0 0 0 1 0.00 .200 .200 .200 .400
1949 26 HIN SP 0 0 .000 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 .000 .143 .000 .143
1950 27 HIN SP 1 0 1.000 8 0 0 0 0 7.0 7 4 2 2 3 5.14 .259 .310 .630 .940
1951 28 HIN SP 0 0 .000 1 0 0 0 0 1.3 2 2 1 1 2 13.53 .333 .429 1.167 1.595
1952 29 HIN SP 0 0 .000 4 0 0 0 1 6.3 2 0 0 3 3 0.00 .105 .227 .105 .333
1953 30 HIN SP 1 1 .500 7 0 0 0 0 10.7 5 1 1 0 8 0.84 .139 .139 .250 .389
1956 33 JC HL 2 0 1.000 8 0 0 0 0 11.0 13 2 0 1 8 1.64 .302 .318 .395 .714
1957 34 JC HL 0 0 .000 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 2 1 0 1 1 4.50 .333 .429 .500 .929
Career Post-Season Pitching 4 3 .571 38 0 0 0 1 46.3 41 17 4 14 29 3.30 .241 .299 .412 .711
Pitching Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
Season Rankings are League Based.
Games Pitched
CAR-33-889
         
 
   Black Ink Test: 0    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 12)
   Gray Ink Test: 0    (Avg Pitcher in HOF ~ 56)
 
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History
Drafted in 19th round, 448th overall pick, by Hinsdale in 1945
Had first career hit (triple) on 4/23/1946, off Matthew Stutler (YAN)
Earned first career win on 6/3/1946
Injured on 6/13/1951 with a Sore Shoulder, out for one week
Won Kennel Cup with Hinsdale in 1953
Signed as a free agent by Jackson City on 2/17/1955 to a 4-year deal worth $3,250,000 per year
Won Kennel Cup with Jackson City in 1956
Injured on 6/8/1958 with a Inflamed Back Muscle, out for 1-2 weeks