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Billy Pierce MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
211-169 3.27 3306.2 1999 1.26

Billy Pierce Bio

  • Full Name: Walter William Pierce
  • Born: 4/2/1927 in Detroit, MI
  • Debut: June 1, 1945
  • Died: 7/31/2015 in Palos Heights, IL
Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
MLB Career Stats 211 169 3.27 585 432 32 3306.2 1999 1.26

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Billy Pierce Statcast Events

Awards

Billy Pierce Awards

Uniform number retired

Year Team
1987 Chi White Sox

AL All-Star

Year Team League
1953 Chi White Sox AL
1955 Chi White Sox AL
1956 Chi White Sox AL
1957 Chi White Sox AL
1958 Chi White Sox AL
1959 Chi White Sox AL
1961 Chi White Sox AL

Billy Pierce Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
1949 3.88 20th in AL
1950 3.98 14th in AL
1951 3.03 4th in AL
1952 2.57 6th in AL
1953 2.72 2nd in AL
1954 3.48 21st in AL
1955 1.97 1st in AL
1956 3.32 9th in AL
1957 3.26 11th in AL
1958 2.68 2nd in AL
1959 3.62 13th in AL
1960 3.62 19th in AL
1961 3.80 21st in AL
1962 3.49 13th in NL

Wins

Season W Rank
1950 12 19th in AL
1951 15 11th in AL
1952 15 7th in AL
1953 18 5th in AL
1955 15 9th in AL
1956 20 2nd in AL
1957 20 1st in AL
1958 17 2nd in AL
1959 14 13th in AL
1960 14 7th in AL
1962 16 10th in NL

Winning Percentage

Season WPCT Rank
1950 .429 20th in AL
1951 .517 16th in AL
1952 .556 12th in AL
1953 .600 12th in AL
1954 .474 22nd in AL
1955 .600 10th in AL
1956 .690 2nd in AL
1957 .625 9th in AL
1958 .607 5th in AL
1959 .483 21st in AL
1960 .667 4th in AL
1961 .526 17th in AL
1962 .727 4th in NL

Strikeouts

Season SO Rank
1949 95 14th in AL
1950 118 6th in AL
1951 113 8th in AL
1952 144 4th in AL
1953 186 1st in AL
1954 148 4th in AL
1955 157 3rd in AL
1956 192 2nd in AL
1957 171 4th in AL
1958 144 7th in AL
1959 114 12th in AL
1960 108 14th in AL
1961 106 24th in AL

Saves

Season SV Rank
1951 2 19th in AL
1953 3 15th in AL
1954 3 15th in AL
1957 2 24th in AL
1961 3 23rd in AL
1963 8 12th in NL
1964 4 21st in NL

WHIP

Season WHIP Rank
1949 1.50 12th in AL
1950 1.49 10th in AL
1951 1.29 18th in AL
1954 1.40 9th in AL
1956 1.31 14th in AL
1957 1.16 20th in AL
1958 1.10 25th in AL
1959 1.25 21st in AL
1960 1.26 17th in AL
1961 1.36 17th in AL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
1951 .258 11th in AL
1954 .249 13th in AL
1955 .213 24th in AL
1956 .249 12th in AL
1957 .234 22nd in AL
1958 .227 23rd in AL
1959 .253 14th in AL
1960 .266 4th in AL
1961 .275 7th in AL
1962 .239 25th in NL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
1949 26 22nd in AL
1950 29 13th in AL
1951 28 10th in AL
1952 32 6th in AL
1953 33 6th in AL
1954 26 16th in AL
1955 26 15th in AL
1956 33 6th in AL
1957 34 3rd in AL
1958 32 8th in AL
1959 33 5th in AL
1960 30 9th in AL
1961 28 21st in AL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
1949 8 25th in AL
1950 15 8th in AL
1951 18 4th in AL
1952 14 10th in AL
1953 19 4th in AL
1954 12 12th in AL
1955 16 3rd in AL
1956 21 1st in AL
1957 16 1st in AL
1958 19 1st in AL
1959 12 8th in AL
1960 8 13th in AL
1962 7 23rd in NL

Shutouts

Season SHO Rank
1950 1 17th in AL
1951 1 17th in AL
1952 4 5th in AL
1953 7 2nd in AL
1954 4 3rd in AL
1955 6 2nd in AL
1956 1 16th in AL
1957 4 2nd in AL
1958 3 6th in AL
1959 2 11th in AL
1960 1 18th in AL
1961 1 24th in AL
1962 2 10th in NL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
1950 219.1 13th in AL
1951 240.1 7th in AL
1952 255.1 5th in AL
1953 271.1 3rd in AL
1954 188.2 19th in AL
1955 205.2 13th in AL
1956 276.1 3rd in AL
1957 257.0 3rd in AL
1958 245.0 5th in AL
1959 224.0 11th in AL
1960 196.1 13th in AL

Games

Season G Rank
1951 37 14th in AL
1953 40 12th in AL
1954 36 23rd in AL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
1949 4.98 3rd in AL
1950 4.84 6th in AL
1951 4.23 7th in AL
1952 5.08 7th in AL
1953 6.17 1st in AL
1954 7.06 1st in AL
1955 6.87 3rd in AL
1956 6.25 4th in AL
1957 5.99 5th in AL
1958 5.29 11th in AL
1959 4.58 21st in AL
1960 4.95 10th in AL
1961 5.30 16th in AL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
1949 0.85 22nd in AL
1950 0.86 22nd in AL
1951 1.55 3rd in AL
1952 1.82 2nd in AL
1953 1.82 2nd in AL
1954 1.72 6th in AL
1955 2.45 1st in AL
1956 1.92 5th in AL
1957 2.41 4th in AL
1958 2.18 7th in AL
1959 1.84 9th in AL
1960 2.35 4th in AL
1961 1.96 11th in AL
1962 2.17 13th in NL

Bases on Balls

Season BB Rank
1949 112 12th in AL
1950 137 4th in AL
1951 73 23rd in AL
1952 79 18th in AL
1953 102 7th in AL
1954 86 14th in AL
1956 100 10th in AL
1957 71 15th in AL
1958 66 17th in AL
1959 62 20th in AL

Hits

Season H Rank
1950 189 25th in AL
1951 237 4th in AL
1952 214 12th in AL
1953 216 10th in AL
1954 179 20th in AL
1955 162 23rd in AL
1956 261 4th in AL
1957 228 5th in AL
1958 204 10th in AL
1959 217 8th in AL
1960 201 11th in AL
1961 190 23rd in AL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
1951 14 18th in AL
1952 12 24th in AL
1953 20 5th in AL
1954 15 14th in AL
1955 16 21st in AL
1956 24 5th in AL
1957 18 13th in AL
1958 33 2nd in AL
1959 26 6th in AL
1960 24 7th in AL
1962 19 24th in NL

Walter William Pierce Bio Info