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William Frederick "Bill" Dahlen - SS

Born: 1870   Died: 1950
Bats: Right   Throws: Right




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Nicknames
"Bill"
"Bad Bill"

Hall of Fame
Baseball Evolution - 2006

Years Played
1891-1911

Main Team
Chicago Cubs 1891-1898

Other Teams
Brooklyn Superbas 1899-1903; 1910-1911
New York Giants 1904-1907
Boston Braves 1908-1909

Awards
none

All Star Appearances
none

Positional Breakdown
SS 2132; 3B 223; LF 36; CF 11; RF 11; 2B 19

Notes of Significance

  • Scored over 100 runs his first six years in the Majors
  • His 273 Fielding Runs ranks second among all shortstops; he is first in Fielding Wins
  • Tied with Ozzie Smith and Rabbitt Maranville for second most Fielding Win Shares all-time (141)
  • Most Fielding Win Shares per 162 games all-time
  • In 1897, Dahlen and 2B Jim Connor turned 40 more double plays than statistically expected

Career Stats

Hitting
GAB RH 2B3B HRRBI SBSB% DP% AVGOBP SLGOPS OPS+TB BR+ HWS
24439031 15892457 413163 841233 547N/A N/A .272.358 .382.740 1093448 132 251


Fielding
FR FWS /162 FA+ RngF+ RNG ARM A-E A/G PB/G
273 141 9.35 13 .38 106 111 1 N/A N/A






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