Bill Bruton
William Haron Bruton
 
 
Born: November 9, 1925 in Panola, AL
Died: December 5, 1995 - 70 years old
Bats: L Throws: R Ht: 6'0" Wt: 169
(legend)
Fielding Ratings(?)
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Notes:
- Signed by the Boston Braves as an Amateur Free Agent in 1950
- Served in the Army during World War II
- High School: Parker (Birmingham, AL)

Batting Leaderboards

Runs
Year R Rnk
Hits
Year H Rnk
Total Bases
Year TB Rnk
Sec Bases
Year SecB Rnk
Singles
Year 1B Rnk
32.9
4
18.6
4
19.9
7
Career
137.6
242
Doubles
Year 2B Rnk
7.8
9
           
Triples
Year 3B Rnk
7.3
2
6.2
5
10.0
1
6.2
2
7.8
1
5.6
5
Career
53.2
55
Homeruns
Year HR Rnk
Extra Bases
Year XB Rnk
Strikeouts
Year K Rnk
On Base
Year OnB Rnk
Walks
Year BB Rnk
           
Outs
Year Outs Rnk
Hit By Pitch
Year HBP Rnk
2.9
6
BB/K
Year BB/K Rnk
Stolen Bases
Year SB Rnk
21.3
1
29.5
1
19.6
1
8.4
6
14.7
6
15.6
5
8.0
10
8.3
10
10.7
7
Career
148.2
130
Stolen Base Att
Year SBA Rnk
29.0
1
38.9
1
26.1
2
22.8
4
17.9
5
12.6
9
13.9
7
Career
199.6
86
SB/Att
Year SB% Rnk
4.2
3
7.9
1
5.3
3
2.0
8
4.2
6
Career
28.8
92
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Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry.

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Uniform images used with permission from Marc Okkonen, author of Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century.
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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James