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Full Name: William Malcolm Dickey Primary Position: C
Height/Weight: 6' 1.5"/185 First Game: August 15, 1928
Birthdate: June 6, 1907 Final Game: September 8, 1946
Birthplace: Bastrop, Louisiana MLB Experience: 17 years
Died: November 12, 1993
Deathplace: Little Rock, Arkansas
Bat/Throw: Left/Right
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Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1954


Biography

Bill Dickey (William Malcolm Dickey) was born on June 6, 1907 in Bastrop, Louisiana. He made his Major League debut on August 15, 1928 for the New York Yankees. In 1929, his rookie year, he hit .324 with 10 home runs and 65 RBI. Dickey played for the New York Yankees for his entire 17 year career.

Most people believe that Bill Dickey's best season was 1937, when he slugged 29 home runs, hit for a .332 average and knocked in 133 runs.

Statistics

Batting Stats

Year Team G AB R H HR RBI AVG OBP SLG 2B 3B BB SO HBP SH SB IBB GDP
1928 NY A 10 15 1 3 0 2 .200 .200 .400 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
1929 NY A 130 447 60 145 10 65 .324 .346 .485 30 6 14 16 1 11 4 0 0
1930 NY A 109 366 55 124 5 65 .339 .375 .486 25 7 21 14 0 9 7 0 0
1931 NY A 130 477 65 156 6 78 .327 .378 .442 17 10 39 20 0 7 2 0 0
1932 NY A 108 423 66 131 15 84 .310 .361 .482 20 4 34 13 0 2 2 0 0
1933 NY A 130 478 58 152 14 97 .318 .381 .490 24 8 47 14 2 5 3 0 0
1934 NY A 104 395 56 127 12 72 .322 .384 .494 24 4 38 18 2 3 0 0 0
1935 NY A 120 448 54 125 14 81 .279 .339 .458 26 6 35 11 6 2 1 0 0
1936 NY A 112 423 99 153 22 107 .362 .428 .617 26 8 46 16 3 0 0 0 0
1937 NY A 140 530 87 176 29 133 .332 .417 .570 35 2 73 22 4 1 3 0 0
1938 NY A 132 454 84 142 27 115 .313 .412 .568 27 4 75 22 2 1 3 0 0
1939 NY A 128 480 98 145 24 105 .302 .403 .512 23 3 77 37 4 4 5 0 9
1940 NY A 106 372 45 92 9 54 .247 .336 .355 11 1 48 32 2 2 0 0 7
1941 NY A 109 348 35 99 7 71 .284 .371 .417 15 5 45 17 3 1 2 0 10
1942 NY A 82 268 28 79 2 37 .295 .359 .373 13 1 26 11 1 0 2 0 12
1943 NY A 85 242 29 85 4 33 .351 .445 .492 18 2 41 12 0 1 2 0 5
1946 NY A 54 134 10 35 2 10 .261 .357 .366 8 0 19 12 1 2 0 0 6
Total 1789 6300 930 1969 202 1209 .313 .382 .486 343 72 678 289 31 51 36 0 49

Fielding Stats

Year Team POS G GS INN PO A ERR DP TP PB SB CS PkO AVG
1928 NY A C 6 0 0 6 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1.000
1929 NY A C 127 0 0 476 95 12 13 0 4 0 0 0 .979
1930 NY A C 101 0 0 418 51 11 5 0 5 0 0 0 .977
1931 NY A C 125 0 0 670 78 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 .996
1932 NY A C 108 0 0 639 53 9 6 0 7 0 0 0 .987
1933 NY A C 127 0 0 721 82 6 15 0 10 0 0 0 .993
1934 NY A C 104 0 0 527 49 8 13 0 7 0 0 0 .986
1935 NY A C 118 0 0 536 62 3 7 0 8 0 0 0 .995
1936 NY A C 107 0 0 499 61 14 10 0 6 0 0 0 .976
1937 NY A C 137 0 0 692 80 7 11 0 5 0 0 0 .991
1938 NY A C 126 0 0 518 74 8 7 0 7 0 0 0 .987
1939 NY A C 126 0 0 571 57 7 8 0 6 0 0 0 .989
1940 NY A C 102 0 0 425 55 3 9 0 5 0 0 0 .994
1941 NY A C 104 0 0 422 45 3 11 0 2 0 0 0 .994
1942 NY A C 80 0 0 322 44 9 7 0 1 0 0 0 .976
1943 NY A C 71 0 0 322 37 2 5 0 2 0 0 0 .994
1946 NY A C 39 0 0 201 29 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 .987
Total C 1708 0 0 7965 954 108 137 0 76 0 0 0 .988

Transactions

  • Sold by Jackson (Cotton States) to New York Yankees for $12000 (1928).
  • Released by New York Yankees (September 20, 1946).

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