William
Yoswick
 
Nickname: Flash
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 175
 
Born: September 18, 1933 in Canada
 
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
1955 21 COT HL    
1956 22 COT HL    
1957 23 COT HL    
1958 24 COT HL    
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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 25 COT HL $ 300,000  
1960 26 COT HL $ 300,000  
1961 27 COT HL $ 300,000  
1962 28 COT HL $ 300,000  
1963 29 COT HL $ 4,028,571  
1964 30 COT HL $ 4,028,571  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 300,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 4,028,571  
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
1955 21 A   74 259 36 68 11 2 7 27 7 6 9 75 .263 .287 .402 .689 28.1  
1956 22 A   138 554 64 153 49 6 0 45 25 6 28 125 .276 .311 .386 .697 64.1  
1957 23 A   137 599 97 195 42 7 5 57 37 20 30 103 .326 .358 .444 .802 86.9  
1958 24 AAA   30 114 22 39 11 2 2 17 4 11 24 17 .342 .457 .526 .983 23.0  
    AA   108 402 48 114 30 5 4 46 25 5 44 57 .284 .354 .413 .767 60.3  
1959 25 COT HL 5 12 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 .083 .154 .167 .321 0.0 0.0
    AAA   138 549 128 169 41 15 15 93 35 19 122 80 .308 .434 .519 .953 120.9  
1960 26 COT HL 98 188 28 57 16 2 3 38 5 6 19 33 .303 .368 .457 .825 29.2 5.4
1961 27 COT HL 156 522 81 142 39 6 8 80 10 10 59 101 .272 .346 .416 .762 69.1 10.9
1962 28 COT HL 153 498 99 157 28 15 12 83 24 9 48 76 .315 .379 .504 .883 89.4 17.1
1963 29 COT HL 155 595 88 152 42 5 15 78 52 27 59 74 .255 .325 .418 .743 81.9 11.4
1964 30 COT HL 105 405 69 118 33 7 6 49 29 22 42 46 .291 .358 .452 .810 61.5 10.5
6 Years Sim 672 2220 366 627 159 35 44 328 120 74 228 333 .282 .351 .445 .796 331.2 55.2
2 Years AAA 168 663 150 208 52 17 17 110 39 30 146 97 .314 .441 .520 .961 144.0  
1 Years AA 108 402 48 114 30 5 4 46 25 5 44 57 .284 .356 .413 .768 60.3  
3 Years A 349 1412 197 416 102 15 12 129 69 32 67 303 .295 .330 .414 .744 179.2  
6 Years Minors 625 2477 395 738 184 37 33 285 133 67 257 457 .298 .367 .442 .809 383.4  
162 Game Average 535 88 151 38 8 10 79 28 17 54 80 .282 .351 .445 .796 79.8  
Career Highs 156 595 99 157 42 15 15 83 52 27 59 101 .315 .379 .504 .883 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   1498 260 421 113 29 29 215 81 48 152 218 .281 .350 .453 .803 225.8
vs LH   722 106 206 46 6 15 113 39 26 76 115 .285 .353 .428 .781 105.5
Home 328 1074 163 288 72 14 23 150 57 34 102 175 .268 .335 .426 .760 147.6
Away 344 1146 203 339 87 21 21 178 63 40 126 158 .296 .366 .463 .829 183.6
RISP   566 0 163 46 7 13 258 0 0 79 81 .288 .370 .463 .833 95.8
Pinch Hitting   41 7 9 2 0 0 3 2 1 4 4 .220 .283 .268 .551 3.3
Close/Late   233 48 59 10 3 2 29 0 0 25 39 .253 .324 .348 .672 27.0
Mar/Apr 106 357 51 94 21 8 4 42 22 14 38 49 .263 .333 .401 .734 46.9
May 114 397 73 108 32 6 11 66 26 11 43 55 .272 .342 .466 .808 62.7
June 98 331 55 95 27 5 3 40 17 10 34 55 .287 .359 .426 .785 47.7
July 89 295 52 96 26 6 9 62 14 5 29 53 .325 .388 .546 .933 57.1
August 125 406 70 122 30 4 10 64 18 18 39 56 .300 .361 .468 .829 62.6
Sep/Oct 140 434 65 112 23 6 7 54 23 16 45 65 .258 .331 .387 .718 54.3
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
1959 25 COT HL SS 3 3 24.0 2 6 1 2 .889 3.00   0.1
    3B 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1960 26 COT HL SS 62 53 431.7 64 139 13 28 .940 4.23   2.8
    3B 6 0 10.0 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.90   0.0
    CF 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1961 27 COT HL SS 145 140 1233.0 164 401 17 67 .971 4.12   7.9
    3B 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1962 28 COT HL SS 148 146 1203.0 152 404 32 77 .946 4.16   7.7
    3B 3 0 6.0 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.50   0.0
1963 29 COT HL SS 153 152 1342.0 188 416 23 84 .963 4.05   7.1
    3B 3 0 5.7 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.59   0.0
1964 30 COT HL SS 91 87 790.3 129 303 21 56 .954 4.92   5.9
    3B 9 5 52.0 1 13 0 0 1.000 2.42   0.3
  SS 602 581 5024.0 699 1669 107 314 .957 4.24   31.4
  3B 23 5 76.7 2 15 0 0 1.000 2.00   0.4
  CF 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
Career Totals   626 586 5102.7 701 1684 107 314 .957 4.21   31.8
Career Highs   156 152 1347.7 189 416 32 84 .971 4.77    
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
1960 26 COT HL 8 4 4 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 .500 .667 .500 1.167
1961 27 COT HL 3 8 2 3 2 0 0 2 2 0 2 2 .375 .500 .625 1.125
1962 28 COT HL 16 57 4 12 2 1 0 7 1 0 3 14 .211 .258 .281 .539
1964 30 COT HL 4 19 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 4 .105 .190 .211 .401
Career Post-Season Batting 31 88 12 19 4 2 0 10 4 0 8 20 .216 .297 .307 .604
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
1961-9-156
1963-9-155
Doubles
1963-7-42
Triples
1962-3-15
1964-9-7
Caught Stealing
1963-4-27
1964-8-22
   
 
   Black Ink Test: 0    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 6    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 32    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 54)
 
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  4. Edwin Thibault (908)
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  6. Phillip Liverman (903)
  7. Richard Witham (901)
  8. David Kinder (899)
  9. Brian Prater (896)
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History
Drafted in 4th round, 80th overall pick, by Cottonwood in 1955
Released by Cottonwood on 6/1/1955
Signed as a free agent by Cottonwood on 6/11/1955 to a minor league deal
Injured on 7/24/1958 with a Strained Abdominal Muscle, out for one week
Had first career hit (double) on 9/29/1959, off Roger Dorn (JEN)
Hit first career homerun on 7/13/1960, off Roberto Coronado (KIN)
Won Player of the Week award on 7/19/1962, hitting .588 with 0 HR, 7 RBI
Drove in 6 runs against Kingsbury on 7/22/1962
1/26/1963: Gets a new one-year contract worth $4,028,571 through salary arbitration
1/26/1964: Gets a new one-year contract worth $4,028,571 through salary arbitration
Injured on 6/5/1964 with a Torn Groin Muscle, out for 6 weeks
Hit for the cycle against St. Bernard on 8/15/1964
Won Player of the Week award on 8/16/1964, hitting .500 with 2 HR, 11 RBI