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Full Name: William Glenn Abbott Primary Position: P
Height/Weight: 6' 6"/200 First Game: July 29, 1973
Birthdate: February 16, 1951 Final Game: August 8, 1984
Birthplace: Little Rock, Arkansas MLB Experience: 11 years
Bat/Throw: Right/Right


Biography

Born on February 16, 1951 in Little Rock, Arkansas, Glenn Abbott (William Glenn Abbott) played for the Oakland Athletics, Seattle Mariners and Detroit Tigers over the course of his 11 year career. Abbott broke into the bigs on July 29, 1973 with the Oakland Athletics, and put up a 3.00 ERA in 96 innings pitched in 1974, his rookie year.

Most people believe that Glenn Abbott's best season was 1977, when he posted a 4.45 ERA, won 12 games and struck out 100 batters.

Statistics

Pitching Stats

Year Team G GS W L ERA K R ER CG SHO SV IP H HR BB IB WP HBP
1973 OAK A 5 3 1 0 3.86 6 8 8 1 0 0 18.2 16 3 7 0 0 0
1974 OAK A 19 17 5 7 3.00 38 38 32 3 0 0 96 89 4 34 3 3 3
1975 OAK A 30 15 5 5 4.25 51 61 54 3 1 0 114.1 109 12 50 7 2 2
1976 OAK A 19 10 2 4 5.49 27 41 38 0 0 0 62.1 87 6 16 0 3 1
1977 SEA A 36 34 12 13 4.45 100 111 101 7 0 0 204.1 212 32 56 2 3 12
1978 SEA A 29 28 7 15 5.27 67 99 91 8 1 0 155.1 191 22 44 5 1 2
1979 SEA A 23 19 4 10 5.17 25 78 67 3 0 0 116.2 138 19 38 2 1 3
1980 SEA A 31 31 12 12 4.10 78 110 98 7 2 0 215 228 27 49 4 1 3
1981 SEA A 22 20 4 9 3.94 35 64 57 1 0 0 130.1 127 14 28 1 1 0
1983 SEA A 14 14 5 3 4.59 38 46 42 2 0 0 82.1 103 9 15 2 0 4
1983 DET A 7 7 2 1 1.93 11 12 10 1 1 0 46.2 43 5 7 1 2 0
1983 TOT A 21 21 7 4 3.63 49 58 52 3 1 0 129 146 14 22 3 2 4
1984 DET A 13 8 3 4 5.93 8 39 29 1 0 0 44 62 9 8 1 1 2
Total 248 206 62 83 4.39 484 707 627 37 5 0 1286 1405 162 352 28 18 32

Fielding Stats

Year Team POS G GS INN PO A ERR DP TP PB SB CS PkO AVG
1973 OAK A P 5 3 18.2 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1.000
1974 OAK A P 19 17 96 6 13 3 2 0 2 10 5 0 .864
1975 OAK A P 30 15 114.1 9 15 2 0 0 0 13 4 1 .923
1976 OAK A P 19 10 62.1 3 12 0 0 0 0 4 7 1 1.000
1977 SEA A P 36 34 204.1 16 28 2 2 0 2 17 9 1 .957
1978 SEA A P 29 28 155.1 15 22 3 1 0 0 12 6 1 .925
1979 SEA A P 23 19 116.2 6 18 0 2 0 0 7 4 0 1.000
1980 SEA A P 31 31 215 25 39 1 1 0 1 11 8 0 .985
1981 SEA A P 22 20 130.1 11 21 1 1 0 1 10 6 2 .970
1983 SEA A P 14 14 82.1 10 7 3 1 0 0 4 4 1 .850
1983 DET A P 7 7 46.2 7 2 0 1 0 0 3 2 0 1.000
1983 TOT A P 21 21 129 17 9 3 2 0 0 7 6 1 .897
1984 DET A P 13 8 44 4 8 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 .857
Total P 248 206 1286 113 187 17 12 0 6 93 57 7 .946

Batting Stats

Year Team G AB R H HR RBI AVG OBP SLG 2B 3B BB SO HBP SH SB IBB GDP
1973 OAK A 5 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1974 OAK A 19 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1975 OAK A 30 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976 OAK A 19 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977 SEA A 36 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1978 SEA A 29 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1979 SEA A 23 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1980 SEA A 31 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981 SEA A 22 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 SEA A 14 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 DET A 7 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 TOT A 21 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 DET A 13 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 248 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Transactions

  • Selected by Oakland Athletics in the 8th round of the free-agent draft (June 5, 1969).
  • Selected by Seattle Mariners from Oakland Athletics (24th pick overall) in the expansion draft (November 5, 1976).
  • Granted free agency (November 13, 1981).
  • Signed by Seattle Mariners (January 15, 1982).
  • Sold by Seattle Mariners to Detroit Tigers for $100000 (August 23, 1983).
  • Released by Detroit Tigers (August 14, 1984).

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