Bill
McCardle
 
Bats: Left
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 210
 
Born: May 14, 1924 in Jackson City
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Gold Glove 1945    1946    1947    1948    1949    1950    1951    1952    1953    1954    1955   
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 21 RW SP $ 300,000  
1946 22 SB HL $ 300,000  
1947 23 SB HL $ 300,000  
1948 24 SB HL $ 2,687,143  
1949 25 SB HL $ 3,664,286  
1950 26 SB HL $ 3,664,286  
1951 27 SB HL $ 3,664,286  
1952 28 SB HL $ 3,664,286  
1953 29 SB HL $ 3,664,286  
1954 30 SB HL $ 3,664,286  
1955 31 STR SP $ 3,664,286  
1956 32 STR SP $ 8,000,000  
1957 33 STR SP $ 8,000,000  
1958 34 STR SP $ 8,000,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings $ 300,000  
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 8,000,000  
                                             
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Year Age Tm Lg Salary   vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 35 STR SP $ 8,000,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 8,000,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 8,000,000  
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
1945 21 RW SP 128 334 40 74 15 1 8 34 10 2 32 86 .222 .292 .344 .636 36.0 3.8
1946 22 RW SP 71 228 27 60 16 2 3 36 1 2 15 57 .263 .310 .390 .701 26.1 4.3
  SB HL 66 209 31 53 12 3 4 25 1 1 13 43 .254 .300 .397 .698 24.1 2.3
  TOT   137 437 58 113 28 5 7 61 2 3 28 100 .259 .306 .394 .699 50.2 6.7
    AAA   1 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .667 .800 1.000 1.800 1.8  
1947 23 SB HL 151 590 80 178 40 7 11 51 6 7 36 110 .302 .348 .449 .797 85.2 15.4
1948 24 SB HL 157 583 94 165 33 6 15 75 3 6 58 77 .283 .350 .437 .788 85.8 15.6
1949 25 SB HL 157 587 81 169 37 8 6 73 9 9 54 79 .288 .350 .409 .759 78.1 10.6
1950 26 SB HL 162 615 86 161 38 7 14 72 6 2 74 85 .262 .340 .415 .755 87.9 13.5
1951 27 SB HL 156 573 72 163 28 3 6 64 9 2 67 82 .284 .360 .375 .735 78.7 11.1
1952 28 SB HL 99 347 51 101 23 2 10 57 6 1 37 57 .291 .357 .455 .813 55.4 11.0
1953 29 SB HL 135 309 42 93 30 2 5 35 7 4 37 32 .301 .380 .460 .840 50.9 10.6
1954 30 SB HL 154 561 64 160 29 4 15 70 6 5 65 84 .285 .362 .431 .793 86.3 14.7
1955 31 SB HL 102 353 53 110 28 7 9 51 1 1 34 56 .312 .376 .507 .883 62.6 14.4
  STR SP 53 206 20 56 12 1 6 23 0 1 11 34 .272 .312 .427 .739 26.7 4.1
  TOT   155 559 73 166 40 8 15 74 1 2 45 90 .297 .353 .478 .830 89.4 18.5
1956 32 STR SP 148 494 39 120 32 3 5 52 1 3 22 96 .243 .276 .350 .627 43.0 2.3
1957 33 STR SP 124 328 20 69 18 2 0 38 0 1 16 95 .210 .261 .277 .538 21.0 0.0
1958 34 STR SP 117 237 15 54 15 2 0 23 0 0 18 62 .228 .282 .308 .590 19.1 1.0
1959 35 STR SP 85 130 5 30 3 2 0 10 0 0 7 32 .231 .279 .285 .563 10.2 0.3
15 Years Sim 2065 6684 820 1816 409 62 117 789 66 47 596 1167 .272 .334 .404 .738 876.9 135.2
1 Years AAA 1 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .667 .800 1.000 1.800 1.8  
162 Game Average 524 64 142 32 4 9 61 5 3 46 91 .272 .334 .404 .738 68.8  
Career Highs 162 615 94 178 40 8 15 75 10 9 74 110 .302 .380 .478 .840 89.4  
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   4660 601 1343 292 44 91 587 50 33 441 773 .288 .352 .428 .780 675.0
vs LH   2024 219 473 117 18 26 202 16 14 155 394 .234 .293 .348 .640 198.6
Home 1040 3287 390 901 192 25 54 413 33 23 301 543 .274 .337 .397 .734 428.9
Away 1025 3397 430 915 217 37 63 376 33 24 295 624 .269 .331 .411 .741 444.7
RISP   1552 0 451 107 15 25 622 0 0 182 266 .291 .361 .427 .789 236.8
Pinch Hitting   237 22 69 18 2 1 28 1 0 11 47 .291 .324 .397 .721 28.3
Close/Late   759 90 211 42 5 19 71 0 0 97 143 .278 .363 .422 .784 115.7
Mar/Apr 335 1103 120 285 72 8 16 131 6 9 94 203 .258 .318 .382 .700 129.3
May 347 1079 137 297 66 9 18 121 12 8 96 192 .275 .339 .403 .742 142.0
June 357 1193 149 318 87 11 20 134 10 7 100 210 .267 .326 .408 .734 152.4
July 311 947 99 282 54 9 14 112 12 10 100 174 .298 .365 .418 .784 140.0
August 355 1155 147 302 59 9 23 126 18 6 89 202 .261 .316 .388 .703 140.2
Sep/Oct 360 1207 168 332 71 16 26 165 8 7 117 186 .275 .344 .425 .769 169.7
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
1945 21 RW SP 2B 106 84 756.7 169 302 11 91 .977 5.60   3.7
    3B 20 16 153.7 6 42 1 2 .980 2.81   0.8
    SS 1 1 7.0 1 2 0 0 1.000 3.86   0.0
1946 22 RW SP 2B 60 53 473.4 83 182 4 40 .985 5.04   2.1
    3B 6 5 41.3 2 9 1 0 .917 2.40   0.1
    SS 3 2 18.3 2 4 1 0 .857 2.95   0.0
  SB HL 2B 55 50 431.2 76 166 4 37 .984 5.05   2.2
    3B 5 4 37.7 1 8 0 0 1.000 2.15   0.1
    SS 3 2 16.7 1 4 0 0 1.000 2.69   0.0
  TOT   2B 115 103 904.6 159 348 8 77 .984 5.04   4.3
      3B 11 9 79.0 3 17 1 0 .952 2.28   0.2
      SS 6 4 35.0 3 8 1 0 .917 2.83   0.1
1947 23 SB HL 2B 145 143 1247.3 249 502 9 106 .988 5.42   8.2
    SS 3 0 3.0 0 2 0 0 1.000 6.00   0.0
    3B 1 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1948 24 SB HL 2B 151 149 1314.7 254 511 12 109 .985 5.24   7.7
    3B 3 0 4.0 1 1 0 0 1.000 4.50   0.0
    SS 1 0 3.0 1 1 0 0 1.000 6.00   0.0
1949 25 SB HL 2B 146 145 1297.3 239 466 13 102 .982 4.89   5.5
    SS 5 0 9.0 2 2 0 1 1.000 4.00   0.0
    3B 3 0 4.0 0 2 0 0 1.000 4.50   0.0
1950 26 SB HL 2B 162 162 1439.3 289 521 15 116 .982 5.06   6.3
1951 27 SB HL 2B 150 149 1327.3 276 493 6 106 .992 5.21   9.8
    SS 2 0 3.0 0 1 0 0 1.000 3.00   0.0
    3B 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1952 28 SB HL 2B 91 87 770.3 162 299 7 57 .985 5.39   5.0
    SS 4 0 8.0 0 4 0 1 1.000 4.50   0.1
    1B 1 0 7.0 10 0 0 2 1.000 12.86   0.0
    3B 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1953 29 SB HL 2B 106 57 623.7 129 235 3 52 .992 5.25   3.7
    1B 3 3 30.7 33 2 0 2 1.000 10.27   0.0
    SS 6 0 15.0 0 3 0 0 1.000 1.80   0.0
    3B 2 0 8.0 0 1 0 1 1.000 1.13   0.0
1954 30 SB HL SS 132 131 1154.3 175 432 26 97 .959 4.73   7.0
    2B 18 17 150.0 29 62 0 14 1.000 5.46   0.9
    3B 2 0 6.0 1 2 0 0 1.000 4.50   0.0
1955 31 SB HL SS 97 97 812.6 134 292 13 57 .970 4.72   3.6
    2B 1 0 6.2 3 1 0 0 1.000 5.81   0.0
    3B 2 0 3.2 1 2 0 0 1.000 8.44   0.0
  STR SP SS 51 50 457.4 75 165 7 32 .972 4.72   3.4
    2B 1 0 3.5 1 1 0 0 1.000 5.14   0.0
    3B 1 0 1.8 0 1 0 0 1.000 5.00   0.0
  TOT   SS 148 147 1270.0 209 457 20 89 .971 4.72   7.0
      2B 2 0 9.7 4 2 0 0 1.000 5.57   0.0
      3B 3 0 5.0 1 3 0 0 1.000 7.20   0.1
1956 32 STR SP SS 148 145 1254.3 161 439 18 62 .971 4.31   7.7
1957 33 STR SP SS 50 41 341.3 45 102 11 14 .930 3.88   0.8
    2B 36 32 261.7 55 84 1 19 .993 4.78   0.9
    3B 14 12 94.3 5 20 0 0 1.000 2.39   0.3
    CF 4 4 34.0 8 0 0 0 1.000 2.12   0.1
    1B 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1958 34 STR SP 2B 24 22 193.3 43 84 4 19 .969 5.91   1.2
    3B 27 16 149.0 11 24 6 4 .854 2.11   0.2
    SS 25 13 130.7 15 47 5 9 .925 4.27   0.5
    1B 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1959 35 STR SP 3B 37 20 188.0 14 49 2 5 .969 3.02   0.6
    SS 10 1 29.7 6 14 1 3 .952 6.07   0.2
    2B 3 2 19.0 5 9 0 0 1.000 6.63   0.1
  2B 1255 1152 10314.9 2062 3918 89 868 .985 5.22   57.2
  SS 541 483 4263.3 618 1514 82 276 .963 4.50   23.6
  3B 125 73 698.0 42 161 10 12 .953 2.62   2.3
  1B 6 3 40.7 43 2 0 4 1.000 9.96   0.0
  CF 4 4 34.0 8 0 0 0 1.000 2.12   0.1
Career Totals   1931 1715 15350.9 2773 5595 181 1160 .979 4.91   83.2
Career Highs   162 162 1439.3 289 521 26 116 .993 5.43    
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
1955 31 STR SP 3 12 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250 .308 .333 .641
1956 32 STR SP 10 35 2 8 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 7 .229 .270 .286 .556
Career Post-Season Batting 13 47 3 11 3 0 0 2 0 0 3 8 .234 .280 .298 .578
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.
Games
1949-10-157
1950-1-162
CAR-20-2065
At-Bats
1950-9-615
CAR-37-6684
Hits
CAR-47-1816
Singles
CAR-42-1228
Doubles
CAR-22-409
Caught Stealing
1949-9-9
Strikeouts
CAR-49-1167
         
 
   Black Ink Test: 1    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 3    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 32    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 54)
 
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History
Drafted in 5th round, 101st overall pick, by Red Willow in 1945
Had first career hit on 4/1/1945, off Jason Ellzey (KEN)
Hit first career homerun on 5/30/1945, off Enoch Oliveira (HIN)
Traded from Red Willow to St. Bernard on 7/1/1946 (Going to SB: 2B B. Mccardle. Going to RW: CF T. Kinsman, P E. Hedgepeth)
Had 5 hits with 1 RBI against Jackson City on 7/16/1947
Won Gold Glove at Second Base in 1947.Won Gold Glove at Second Base in 1948.Won Gold Glove at Second Base in 1949.Had 5 hits with 3 RBI against Washburn on 8/28/1950
Won Gold Glove at Second Base in 1950.Won Gold Glove at Second Base in 1951.Drove in 6 runs against Hood River on 4/19/1952
Injured on 8/23/1952 with a Strained Back Muscle, out for 1-2 weeks
Won Gold Glove at Shortstop in 1954.Traded from St. Bernard to Stratford on 7/31/1955 (Going to SB: 3B R. Angell, LF I. Forrester. Going to STR: SS B. Mccardle)
Won Gold Glove at Shortstop in 1955
Won Gold Glove at Shortstop in 1956
Drove in 6 runs against Hood River on 4/19/1952
Injured on 8/23/1952 with a Strained Back Muscle, out for 1-2 weeks
Won Gold Glove at Shortstop in 1954
Traded from St. Bernard to Stratford on 7/31/1955 (Going to SB: 3B R. Angell, LF I. Forrester. Going to STR: SS B. Mccardle)
Won Gold Glove at Shortstop in 1955
Won Gold Glove at Shortstop in 1956