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Bill Yancey



William James Yancey
(Yank)

Born: April 2, 1902 in Philadelphia, PA
Died: April 13, 1971 in Marlton, NJ
          (69 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'9"
Wt: 165
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• Buried: Sunset Memorial Park (Pennsauken, NC)


Teammates


Glossary
# Pos First Last Team
1
RF
3
1931
1936
NYC/HIL
8.6
4.4
2.2
2.2
-0.2
2
SP
5
1929
1934
NBY/NLG
7.9
-0.2
0.2
7.9
0.0
3
RF
2
1929
1930
NLG
6.5
6.5
0.4
0.0
-0.4
4
SP
5
1929
1934
NBY/NLG
6.3
-0.6
-0.3
7.2
0.0
5
SP
3
1927
1931
HIL/NLG
5.0
0.3
-0.2
4.9
0.0
6
LF
5
1930
1935
MULT
4.7
3.7
1.5
0.0
-0.5
7
2B
4
1929
1934
NBY/NLG
4.7
4.2
0.2
0.0
0.3
8
SP
4
1927
1931
MULT
4.1
0.9
0.1
3.1
0.0
9
2B
4
1930
1934
MULT
3.8
1.9
1.5
0.0
0.4
10
SP
7
1928
1936
MULT
3.6
-0.7
0.0
4.4
0.0
11
CF
2
1930
1936
NLG/PS
3.5
3.1
0.5
0.0
-0.1
12
CF
6
1927
1936
MULT
3.3
4.2
-0.4
0.0
-0.5
13
SP
2
1927
1931
HIL
3.1
-0.2
-0.3
3.6
0.0
14
SP
2
1934
1935
NBY/NYC
3.0
0.3
0.0
2.8
0.0
15
CF
2
1935
1936
NYC
3.0
2.4
-0.2
0.9
-0.2
16
LF
2
1931
1935
MULT
2.7
1.5
1.5
0.0
-0.3
17
3B
4
1927
1936
MULT
2.6
-0.2
2.6
0.0
0.3
18
2B
3
1932
1936
MULT
2.6
2.3
0.1
0.0
0.2
19
3B
4
1929
1934
NBY/NLG
2.5
2.7
-0.2
0.0
0.0
20
C
2
1927
1931
HIL
2.4
2.4
-0.2
0.0
0.2
21
SP
1
1935
1935
NE
2.0
-0.1
0.1
2.1
0.0
22
SP
2
1935
1936
NYC
2.0
-0.3
0.0
2.3
0.0
23
SP
2
1927
1931
HIL
1.9
0.2
0.0
1.7
0.0
24
1B
1
1935
1935
NE
1.8
1.3
0.6
0.0
-0.2
25
SP
2
1935
1936
NYC
1.4
-0.1
0.0
1.6
0.0
26
SP
2
1928
1935
CAS/NE
1.3
0.2
0.0
1.1
0.0
27
CF
1
1935
1935
NYC
1.3
1.5
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
28
1B
5
1932
1936
NBY/NYC
1.3
0.8
0.9
0.0
-0.5
29
SP
2
1931
1936
HIL/PS
1.2
-0.1
0.0
1.4
0.0
30
1B
2
1929
1930
NLG
1.2
1.0
0.5
0.0
-0.3
31
CF
3
1928
1936
MULT
1.2
1.0
0.3
0.0
-0.1
32
RF
3
1934
1936
NYC/NBY
1.2
2.0
-0.5
0.0
-0.3
33
1B
1
1936
1936
PS/NYC
1.2
1.4
0.0
0.0
-0.2
34
SP
1
1930
1930
NLG
1.0
-0.2
0.0
1.2
0.0
35
SP
4
1928
1933
MULT
1.0
0.6
0.1
0.3
0.0
36
SP
1
1928
1928
PTG
1.0
-0.1
0.0
1.0
0.0
37
SP
1
1936
1936
PS/NYC
0.9
-0.1
0.0
1.0
0.0
38
SP
1
1935
1935
NE
0.9
-0.1
0.1
0.9
0.0
39
3B
3
1929
1932
NLG/NBY
0.9
1.2
-0.6
0.0
0.2
40
2B
2
1935
1936
NYC
0.9
0.7
0.0
0.0
0.1
41
3B
1
1936
1936
PS
0.8
0.2
0.5
0.0
0.1
42
SP
1
1936
1936
PS
0.8
-0.3
0.0
1.1
0.0
43
LF
1
1936
1936
NYC
0.7
0.6
0.2
0.0
-0.1
44
3B
1
1935
1935
NE/NYC
0.7
0.3
0.4
0.0
0.1
45
C
2
1927
1931
HIL
0.7
-0.5
1.0
0.0
0.1
46
3B
1
1936
1936
NYC
0.6
0.3
0.3
0.0
0.1
47
RP
2
1929
1936
NLG/NYC
0.6
0.0
0.0
0.6
0.0
48
1B
1
1927
1927
HIL
0.6
1.3
-0.4
0.0
-0.3
49
CF
1
1929
1929
NLG
0.6
0.9
-0.3
0.0
0.0
50
1B
2
1928
1931
HIL/CAS
0.6
1.0
-0.2
0.0
-0.2
51
SS
1
1927
1927
HIL
0.6
-0.4
0.5
0.0
0.5
52
2B
2
1935
1936
NYC
0.6
-0.6
1.0
0.0
0.2
53
C
3
1930
1936
MULT
0.6
-0.5
0.8
0.0
0.2
54
RP
1
1933
1933
NBY
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.5
0.0
55
SP
1
1936
1936
NYC
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.5
0.0
56
LF
1
1936
1936
PS
0.5
1.3
-0.6
0.0
-0.2
57
SP
1
1936
1936
PS
0.5
-0.1
0.0
0.6
0.0
58
2B
1
1936
1936
PS
0.5
0.4
-0.1
0.0
0.1
59
SP
1
1935
1935
NE
0.4
0.0
-0.1
0.5
0.0
60
3B
1
1936
1936
NYC
0.4
0.6
-0.2
0.0
0.0
61
C
1
1935
1935
NE
0.4
0.2
0.1
0.0
0.1
62
2B
2
1928
1935
NYC/ELS
0.4
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.1
63
SP
1
1932
1932
NBY
0.4
0.1
0.0
0.3
0.0
64
2B
1
1936
1936
PS
0.3
0.5
-0.2
0.0
0.0
65
LF
1
1928
1928
PTG/CAS
0.3
0.5
-0.2
0.0
0.0
66
SS
1
1936
1936
PS
0.3
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
67
C
2
1929
1930
NLG
0.3
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.1
68
1B
2
1929
1932
NLG/NBY
0.3
0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.1
69
SP
1
1935
1935
NE
0.3
0.0
0.0
0.2
0.0
70
RF
1
1935
1935
NE
0.3
0.9
-0.5
0.0
-0.1
71
SP
2
1927
1929
NLG/HIL
0.2
-0.3
0.0
0.6
0.0
72
RF
1
1936
1936
PS
0.2
0.0
0.2
0.0
0.0
73
1B
1
1928
1928
ELS
0.2
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
74
SP
1
1931
1931
HIL
0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.2
0.0
75
LF
2
1927
1928
MULT
0.1
0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.1
76
SP
1
1931
1931
HIL
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
77
CF
1
1935
1935
NE
0.1
0.3
-0.2
0.0
0.0
78
RP
2
1933
1934
NBY
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
79
RF
1
1927
1927
HIL
0.1
0.5
-0.1
0.0
-0.3
80
-
1
1932
1932
NBY
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
81
CF
1
1929
1929
NLG
0.1
0.3
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
82
RP
1
1935
1935
NYC
0.1
-0.1
-0.2
0.3
0.0
83
-
1
1928
1928
CAS
0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
84
C
1
1936
1936
NYC
0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
85
C
2
1933
1934
NBY
0.1
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.1
86
C
1
1928
1928
PTG
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
87
-
1
1928
1928
CAS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
88
LF
1
1933
1933
NBY
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
89
RP
1
1928
1928
PTG
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
90
-
1
1935
1935
NE
0.0
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
91
1B
1
1927
1927
HIL
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
92
RF
1
1936
1936
NYC
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
93
3B
1
1928
1928
ELS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
94
RP
1
1935
1935
NE
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
95
-
1
1936
1936
PS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
96
-
1
1928
1928
PTG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
97
-
1
1927
1927
HIL
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
98
-
1
1935
1935
NE
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
99
-
1
1935
1935
NYC
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
100
-
1
1936
1936
PS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
101
-
1
1932
1932
NBY
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
102
-
1
1936
1936
PS
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
103
-
1
1935
1935
NYC
0.0
-0.1
0.1
0.0
0.0
104
C
1
1936
1936
PS
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.1
105
-
1
1936
1936
NYC
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
106
-
1
1929
1929
NLG
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
107
SP
1
1929
1929
NLG
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
108
LF
1
1928
1928
ELS
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
109
-
1
1935
1935
NE
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
110
-
1
1934
1934
NBY
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
111
-
1
1935
1935
NE
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
112
C
1
1929
1929
NLG
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
0.1
113
SS
1
1935
1935
NE
-0.1
0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.1
114
-
1
1927
1927
HIL
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
115
-
1
1928
1928
PTG
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
116
-
1
1928
1928
CAS
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
117
-
1
1935
1935
NE
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
118
-
1
1928
1928
ELS
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
119
1B
1
1928
1928
PTG
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
0.0
120
SP
2
1933
1935
NBY/NE
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
121
-
1
1928
1928
CAS
-0.1
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
122
-
1
1935
1935
NYC
-0.1
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
123
RF
1
1928
1928
ELS
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
124
-
1
1935
1935
NE
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
0.0
125
LF
1
1928
1928
CAS/PTG
-0.2
0.2
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
126
-
1
1935
1935
NE
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
127
-
2
1927
1928
PTG/HIL
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
128
SP
1
1936
1936
PS
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
129
3B
1
1933
1933
NBY
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.0
130
-
1
1935
1935
NE
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
131
-
1
1936
1936
PS
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
132
3B
1
1928
1928
PTG
-0.2
0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.0
133
RP
1
1931
1931
HIL
-0.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
0.0
134
-
1
1935
1935
NYC
-0.2
-0.3
0.1
0.0
0.0
135
-
1
1935
1935
NYC
-0.3
-0.4
0.1
0.0
0.0
136
-
1
1933
1933
NBY
-0.3
0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
137
-
1
1936
1936
PS
-0.3
-0.3
0.1
0.0
-0.1
138
RF
2
1932
1936
PS/NBY
-0.3
-0.5
0.4
0.0
-0.2
139
RP
1
1927
1927
HIL
-0.3
0.1
0.0
-0.4
0.0
140
2B
1
1935
1935
NE
-0.3
0.2
-0.6
0.0
0.1
141
-
1
1936
1936
PS
-0.3
-0.2
-0.1
0.0
0.0
142
-
2
1935
1936
NYC
-0.3
-1.2
0.7
0.0
0.2
143
-
1
1936
1936
PS
-0.3
0.0
0.0
-0.3
0.0
144
-
1
1936
1936
NYC
-0.3
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
0.0
145
-
1
1935
1935
NE
-0.4
-0.1
-0.3
0.0
0.0
146
-
1
1936
1936
PS
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
147
SP
1
1929
1929
NLG
-0.4
-0.1
0.0
-0.2
0.0
148
-
1
1928
1928
PTG
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
149
-
1
1928
1928
PTG
-0.4
0.0
0.0
-0.4
0.0
150
RF
2
1932
1935
NBY/NE
-0.5
0.2
-0.5
0.0
-0.2
151
RP
2
1933
1934
NBY
-0.5
-0.1
0.0
-0.3
0.0
152
LF
1
1927
1927
HIL
-0.5
-0.1
-0.4
0.0
0.0
153
CF
2
1927
1928
PTG/HIL
-0.5
-0.3
-0.2
0.0
-0.1
154
-
1
1932
1932
NBY
-0.6
0.0
0.0
-0.5
0.0
155
C
2
1932
1935
NE/NBY
-0.6
0.2
-0.8
0.0
0.0
156
-
1
1935
1935
NE
-0.6
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
0.0
157
2B
1
1928
1928
PTG
-0.6
-0.2
-0.1
-0.4
0.0
158
-
1
1936
1936
NYC
-0.6
0.0
0.0
-0.6
0.0
159
-
1
1935
1935
NYC
-0.6
0.0
0.0
-0.6
0.0
160
RP
1
1936
1936
PS
-0.8
0.2
-0.2
-0.8
0.0
161
RP
1
1929
1929
NLG
-0.8
-0.1
0.0
-0.7
0.0
162
LF
3
1927
1929
MULT
-0.8
-1.0
0.5
0.0
-0.3
163
RP
1
1935
1935
NYC
-0.8
-0.2
0.0
-0.6
0.0
164
SP
1
1931
1931
HIL
-1.0
-0.2
-0.2
-0.6
0.0
165
-
2
1935
1936
NYC
-1.1
-1.4
0.0
0.0
0.3
166
2B
1
1927
1927
HIL
-1.1
0.2
-1.6
0.0
0.2
167
-
1
1927
1927
HIL
-2.0
-0.2
0.0
-1.8
0.0

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