William
Mikesell
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 180
 
Born: January 22, 1924 in Usa
 
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
1946 22 JC HL    
1947 23 JC HL    
1948 24 JC HL    
1949 25 JC HL    
1950 26 JC HL $ 300,000  
1951 27 JC HL $ 300,000  
1952 28 JC HL    
1953 29 JC HL    
1954 30 JC HL $ 300,000  
1955 31 JC HL $ 300,000  
1956 32 JC HL    
1957 33 JC HL    
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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 22 JC HL    
1947 23 JC HL    
1948 24 JC HL    
1949 25 JC HL    
1950 26 JC HL $ 300,000  
1951 27 JC HL $ 300,000  
1952 28 JC HL    
1953 29 JC HL    
1954 30 JC HL $ 300,000  
1955 31 JC HL $ 300,000  
1956 32 JC HL    
1957 33 JC HL    
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 300,000  
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
1946 22 A   10 9 .526 26 26 5 3 0 191.3 186 74 24 69 166 3.48 .256 .320 .380 .700  
1947 23 AA   4 4 .500 10 10 1 0 0 66.7 72 35 5 24 63 4.73 .276 .337 .383 .720  
    A   6 4 .600 13 13 1 1 0 93.3 95 35 5 22 83 3.38 .268 .311 .381 .693  
1948 24 AA   17 3 .850 26 26 3 3 0 192.3 159 60 15 65 162 2.81 .226 .291 .334 .625  
1949 25 AA   11 10 .524 27 27 0 0 0 202.0 165 61 14 76 190 2.72 .219 .291 .328 .620  
1950 26 JC HL 1 12 .077 19 19 1 0 0 84.3 119 69 18 41 57 7.36 .329 .398 .558 .956 0.0
    AAA   1 5 .167 6 6 0 0 0 42.0 48 23 6 19 31 4.93 .289 .362 .458 .820  
    AA   2 0 1.000 3 3 0 0 0 24.0 15 3 0 5 24 1.13 .183 .230 .220 .449  
1951 27 JC HL 7 20 .259 31 31 0 0 0 151.0 204 111 18 75 91 6.62 .333 .409 .486 .895 0.0
1952 28 AA   14 6 .700 26 26 6 3 0 207.7 162 42 11 50 188 1.82 .216 .265 .296 .560  
1953 29 AAA   8 5 .615 20 20 0 0 0 120.7 141 56 10 49 103 4.18 .288 .353 .373 .726  
    AA   2 0 1.000 2 2 0 0 0 15.0 12 3 0 5 13 1.80 .214 .279 .250 .529  
1954 30 JC HL 1 1 .500 3 3 0 0 0 15.3 17 9 3 8 6 5.28 .270 .352 .476 .828 0.2
    AAA   8 4 .667 23 23 0 0 0 136.3 135 53 11 52 108 3.50 .252 .318 .340 .658  
1955 31 JC HL 2 9 .182 27 12 0 0 0 80.3 80 48 11 35 44 5.38 .256 .328 .419 .746 0.0
1956 32 AAA   6 9 .400 23 23 1 0 0 122.7 169 90 18 52 95 6.60 .331 .393 .475 .868  
1957 33 AAA   6 9 .400 24 24 0 0 0 135.3 158 63 15 56 105 4.19 .286 .352 .393 .745  
4 Years Sim 11 42 .208 80 65 1 0 0 331.0 420 237 50 159 198 6.44 .311 .385 .489 .874 0.2
5 Years AAA 29 32 .475 96 96 1 0 0 557.0 651 285 60 228 442 4.61 .289 .354 .399 .753  
6 Years AA 50 23 .685 94 94 10 6 0 707.7 585 204 45 225 640 2.59 .224 .286 .321 .607  
2 Years A 16 13 .552 39 39 6 4 0 284.7 281 109 29 91 249 3.45 .260 .317 .380 .698  
13 Years Minors 95 68 .583 229 229 17 10 0 1549.3 1517 598 134 544 1331 3.47 .255 .318 .361 .679  
Season Average 2 10 .167 20 16 0 0 0 82.7 105 59 12 39 49 6.44 .311 .385 .489 .874  
Career Highs 7 20 .500 31 31 1 0 0 151.0 204 111 18 75 91 7.36 .333 .409 .558 .956  
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   259 160 32 91 111   .334 .404 .525 .929
vs LH   161 77 18 68 87   .280 .356 .441 .797
Home 5 24 .172 48 36 0 0 0 191.0 247 139 28 97 118 6.55 .317 .393 .487 .880
Away 6 18 .250 32 29 1 0 0 140.0 173 98 22 62 80 6.30 .302 .370 .492 .862
Mar/Apr 1 10 .091 13 13 0 0 0 64.0 80 50 12 33 33 7.03 .305 .383 .511 .895
May 2 7 .222 11 11 0 0 0 45.3 59 42 7 30 32 8.34 .306 .399 .451 .850
June 2 5 .286 10 9 0 0 0 45.0 49 29 5 25 21 5.80 .275 .365 .433 .797
July 2 4 .333 9 7 0 0 0 46.0 56 25 3 20 27 4.89 .306 .374 .437 .812
August 1 7 .125 17 11 1 0 0 60.3 80 42 9 23 40 6.27 .325 .383 .508 .891
Sep/Oct 3 9 .250 20 14 0 0 0 70.3 96 49 14 28 45 6.27 .332 .391 .547 .938
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
1950 26 JC HL 19 28 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 11 .071 .071 .107 .179 -1.1 0.0
1951 27 JC HL 31 49 3 4 0 0 1 3 0 0 4 18 .082 .151 .143 .294 0.2 0.0
1954 30 JC HL 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.5 0.0
1955 31 JC HL 27 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 .000 .118 .000 .118 -0.6 0.0
4 Years Sim 80 97 3 6 1 0 1 4 0 0 6 36 .062 .117 .103 .220 -2.0 0.0
162 Game Average 196 6 12 2 0 2 8 0 0 12 72 .062 .117 .103 .220 -4.1  
Career Highs 31 49 3 4 1 0 1 3 0 0 4 18 .082 .151 .143 .294 0.2  
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   66 2 3 0 0 1 3 0 0 3 24 .045 .087 .091 .178 -2.6
vs LH   31 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 12 .097 .176 .129 .306 0.1
Home 48 51 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 21 .000 .056 .000 .056 -3.9
Away 32 46 2 6 1 0 1 4 0 0 3 15 .130 .184 .217 .401 1.3
RISP   27 0 2 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 10 .074 .074 .111 .185 -1.2
Close/Late   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 1.000 .000 1.000 0.3
Mar/Apr 13 18 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 .056 .056 .111 .167 -0.9
May 11 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 .000 .067 .000 .067 -1.0
June 10 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -1.3
July 9 14 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 8 .071 .188 .071 .259 -0.1
August 11 15 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 .067 .176 .067 .243 -0.2
Sep/Oct 20 22 2 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 6 .136 .174 .273 .447 1.0
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF    
1950 26 JC HL P 19 19 84.3 3 15 1 0 .947 1.92    
1951 27 JC HL P 31 31 151.0 10 27 2 3 .949 2.21    
1954 30 JC HL P 3 3 15.3 0 5 0 0 1.000 2.94    
1955 31 JC HL P 27 12 80.3 5 14 1 1 .950 2.13    
Career Totals   80 65 331.0 18 61 4 4 .952 2.15    
Career Highs   31 31 151.0 10 27 2 3 1.000 2.94    
Pitching Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
Season Rankings are League Based.
Losses
1951-2-20
         
 
   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 3rd round, 58th overall pick, by Jackson City in 1946
Injured on 5/31/1947 with a Pulled Rotator Cuff Muscle, out for 2-3 weeks
Had first career hit (double) on 4/16/1950, off Cory Libby (BLA)
Earned first career win on 9/24/1950
Hit first career homerun on 9/19/1951, off Clayton Youmans (WAS)
Injured on 8/27/1953 with a Inflamed Back Muscle, out for one week