Bill
Paradiso
 
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Height: 6' 0''
Weight: 215
 
Born: August 26, 1920 in Usa
 
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 24 MC HL $ 915,357  
1946 25 MC HL $ 1,160,357  
1947 26 MC HL $ 1,343,571  
1948 27 MC HL $ 1,368,000  
1949 28 MC HL $ 1,368,000  
1950 29 MC HL $ 1,368,000  
1951 30 MC HL $ 5,510,000  
1952 31 MC HL $ 5,510,000  
1953 32 MC HL $ 5,510,000  
1954 33 MC HL $ 5,510,000  
1955 34 HIN SP $ 300,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings $ 300,000  
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 5,510,000  
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 24 MC HL 154 509 75 140 21 5 11 56 20 6 51 105 .275 .343 .401 .744 73.3 11.1
1946 25 MC HL 152 506 64 125 21 4 12 52 26 8 57 112 .247 .328 .375 .704 68.8 8.6
1947 26 MC HL 126 466 68 125 17 6 9 42 26 12 48 86 .268 .343 .388 .731 63.2 7.7
1948 27 MC HL 151 589 83 139 16 8 11 47 34 9 48 124 .236 .293 .346 .639 63.1 5.2
1949 28 MC HL 155 583 91 185 28 7 12 83 47 18 55 58 .317 .377 .451 .828 97.6 20.0
1950 29 MC HL 154 592 78 154 17 10 15 67 44 17 47 45 .260 .316 .399 .715 79.6 11.8
1951 30 MC HL 155 528 96 167 18 13 15 70 34 22 59 41 .316 .385 .485 .870 94.8 19.9
1952 31 MC HL 154 632 101 178 32 13 23 95 44 16 41 35 .282 .328 .483 .811 100.6 16.7
1953 32 MC HL 155 499 63 136 20 2 13 57 20 6 44 19 .273 .329 .399 .728 69.1 10.9
1954 33 MC HL 99 167 23 39 11 2 2 13 5 5 10 12 .234 .285 .359 .644 15.9 1.4
1955 34 HIN SP 132 459 39 98 18 9 6 39 0 4 34 71 .214 .272 .331 .603 39.3 1.2
11 Years Sim 1587 5530 781 1486 219 79 129 621 300 123 494 708 .269 .331 .407 .738 765.2 114.5
162 Game Average 564 79 151 22 8 13 63 30 12 50 72 .269 .331 .407 .738 78.1  
Career Highs 155 632 101 185 32 13 23 95 47 22 59 124 .317 .385 .485 .870 100.6  
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   3723 543 1064 166 58 90 458 207 85 361 436 .286 .351 .434 .785 562.0
vs LH   1807 238 422 53 21 39 163 93 38 133 272 .234 .289 .351 .640 187.5
Home 789 2678 367 709 114 31 59 271 151 58 237 335 .265 .327 .397 .723 352.0
Away 798 2852 414 777 105 48 70 350 149 65 257 373 .272 .335 .417 .751 397.5
RISP   1248 0 335 47 23 30 474 0 0 120 157 .268 .325 .415 .740 171.6
Pinch Hitting   123 18 31 9 2 1 10 2 0 10 12 .252 .309 .382 .691 14.4
Close/Late   619 84 156 27 8 13 64 0 0 60 89 .252 .319 .384 .704 76.4
Mar/Apr 241 861 129 231 33 13 21 94 53 20 60 111 .268 .319 .410 .729 112.6
May 288 962 149 270 41 18 23 117 48 20 101 133 .281 .353 .432 .786 145.5
June 271 953 122 257 41 16 20 106 48 21 74 124 .270 .326 .409 .735 125.2
July 235 832 126 224 32 13 21 104 52 18 85 100 .269 .338 .415 .752 119.9
August 275 957 116 234 32 9 17 90 44 24 81 116 .245 .305 .350 .655 103.3
Sep/Oct 277 965 139 270 40 10 27 110 55 20 93 124 .280 .343 .426 .769 143.0
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF   DWS
1945 24 MC HL RF 139 128 1162.3 276 15 5 4 .983 2.25   4.7
    LF 6 0 12.7 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.42    
1946 25 MC HL RF 148 147 1265.0 309 9 6 4 .981 2.26   4.2
    LF 3 0 3.3 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
1947 26 MC HL RF 117 114 981.7 231 14 3 8 .988 2.25   2.0
    LF 6 0 9.0 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00    
1948 27 MC HL RF 139 137 1226.0 291 10 2 1 .993 2.21   1.2
    LF 9 2 26.0 6 0 0 0 1.000 2.08    
1949 28 MC HL RF 150 143 1299.7 307 16 1 3 .997 2.24   3.7
    LF 1 0 2.0 1 0 1 0 .500 4.50    
1950 29 MC HL RF 151 143 1271.7 310 10 1 2 .997 2.26   3.1
    LF 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
1951 30 MC HL RF 132 128 1042.0 252 10 5 2 .981 2.26   3.3
    LF 18 3 62.3 13 0 0 0 1.000 1.88    
    CF 3 0 4.0 3 0 0 0 1.000 6.75    
1952 31 MC HL RF 153 144 1304.3 332 10 4 2 .988 2.36   5.3
    LF 1 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50    
1953 32 MC HL RF 150 147 1235.7 286 8 5 1 .983 2.14   3.1
    CF 1 0 4.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.25    
    2B 1 0 2.3 0 1 0 0 1.000 3.86   0.0
    3B 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1954 33 MC HL RF 27 14 139.0 37 3 0 1 1.000 2.59   0.6
    LF 20 15 125.3 22 0 0 0 1.000 1.58    
    CF 7 7 53.0 22 0 1 0 .957 3.74    
    1B 1 0 4.0 5 0 0 0 1.000 11.25   0.0
    3B 1 0 3.0 0 1 0 0 1.000 3.00   0.0
    2B 1 0 3.0 0 1 0 0 1.000 3.00   0.0
1955 34 HIN SP CF 128 128 1113.0 271 2 8 0 .972 2.21   0.7
    RF 3 3 27.0 6 0 0 0 1.000 2.00    
    LF 2 0 4.3 1 0 1 0 .500 2.08    
  RF 1309 1248 10954.3 2637 105 32 28 .988 2.25   31.5
  CF 139 135 1174.0 297 2 9 0 .971 2.29   0.7
  LF 67 20 249.0 48 0 2 0 .960 1.74    
  2B 2 0 5.3 0 2 0 0 1.000 3.38   0.0
  3B 2 0 5.0 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.80   0.0
  1B 1 0 4.0 5 0 0 0 1.000 11.25   0.0
Career Totals   1520 1403 12391.6 2987 110 43 28 .986 2.25   32.2
Career Highs   154 147 1306.3 333 16 9 8 .997 2.50    
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 28 MC HL 5 20 4 4 1 1 0 3 1 0 0 3 .200 .200 .350 .550
1951 30 MC HL 4 16 0 5 2 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 .313 .313 .438 .750
1952 31 MC HL 5 22 0 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 1 .227 .292 .318 .610
1953 32 MC HL 5 14 2 4 0 1 0 1 0 1 4 3 .286 .474 .429 .902
Career Post-Season Batting 19 72 6 18 3 3 0 7 1 3 6 7 .250 .316 .375 .691
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.
At-Bats
1952-8-632
Runs
1952-9-101
Total Bases
1952-9-305
Singles
1949-9-138
Triples
1951-5-13
1952-1-13
CAR-42-79
Stolen Bases
1946-7-26
1947-7-26
1948-3-34
1949-1-47
1950-3-44
1951-3-34
1952-2-44
CAR-39-300
Caught Stealing
1947-2-12
1948-6-9
1949-1-18
1950-3-17
1951-1-22
1952-2-16
CAR-28-123
Strikeouts
1948-10-124
       
 
   Black Ink Test: 3    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 20    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 20    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 54)
 
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History
Drafted in 9th round, 195th overall pick, by Murray Creek in 1945
Had first career hit on 4/2/1945, off James Odonnell (JEN)
Hit first career homerun on 4/10/1945, off Michael Caison (BLA)
Won Gold Glove at Rightfield in 1946.Was selected to the 1949 Allstar game
Injured on 10/2/1950 with a Broken Foot, out for 5-6 weeks
Won Player of the Week award on 6/16/1951, hitting .550 with 2 HR, 4 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 5/19/1952, hitting .419 with 1 HR, 11 RBI
Was selected to the 1952 Allstar game
Signed as a free agent by Hinsdale on 5/1/1955 to a minor league deal