Billy Pierce

Position
Pitcher
Years
1945-1964
Hall Rating
102
Hall of Stats
Inductee
Hall of Merit
Inductee
Next Ballot
Billy Pierce is next eligible for the Hall of Fame via the Golden Days Era Committee in 2022.
Billy Pierce Photo
Peak
49%
Longevity
51%

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Rankings by Hall Rating

Franchise Contributions by Hall Rating

Career Statistics

Win-Value Statistics
WAR WAA adjWAR adjWAA
About the stats
53.3 26.1 55.0 29.9
Run-Value Statistics
Bat Run DP Fld Pos Pit
-131 -5 2 0 135 233
Season-by-Season Statistics
Year Team WAA WAR
1945 DET 0.2 0.3
1948 DET -0.7 -0.2
1949 CHW -0.3 1.0
1950 CHW 1.7 3.5
1951 CHW 2.9 4.9
1952 CHW 5.5 7.4
1953 CHW 3.2 5.6
1954 CHW -0.8 0.7
1955 CHW 5.0 6.9
1956 CHW 2.4 4.6
1957 CHW 1.0 3.1
1958 CHW 3.1 5.1
1959 CHW 0.3 2.1
1960 CHW 1.2 2.7
1961 CHW 0.0 1.4
1962 SFG 1.1 2.7
1963 SFG -0.7 0.1
1964 SFG 0.9 1.6
BBWAA Voting Results
Year Percentage
1970
1.7%
1971
1.9%
1972
1.0%
1973
1.1%
1974
1.1%
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