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Bill Mazeroski

Hall-of-Famers as Seen Through Player Won-Lost Records: Bill Mazeroski

Bill Mazeroski was elected to the Hall of Fame by the Veterans' Committee in 2001.

The first table below presents Bill Mazeroski's career as measured by Player won-lost records.

Bill Mazeroski
Basic Player Won-Lost Records
Value Decomposition
Season Team Age Games pWins pLosses pWin Pct. pWOPA pWORL eWins eLosses eWin Pct. eWOPA eWORL
1956PIT19
81
7.49.70.435-0.9
-0.2
8.19.00.474-0.20.5
1957PIT20
148
15.116.70.474-0.6
0.7
15.616.20.490-0.11.2
1958PIT21
152
19.117.80.5181.1
2.5
18.918.00.5130.92.3
1959PIT22
135
16.216.80.492-0.0
1.3
15.417.60.467-0.80.5
1960PIT23
151
18.414.70.5562.4
3.7
16.916.20.5110.92.2
1961PIT24
152
16.218.20.470-0.3
1.2
16.418.00.477-0.11.4
1962PIT25
159
20.418.90.5191.3
2.8
19.519.80.4960.41.9
1963PIT26
142
17.617.80.4980.3
1.7
18.217.30.5120.82.2
1964PIT27
162
20.119.60.5070.9
2.5
19.320.40.4860.11.7
1965PIT28
130
17.115.10.5321.3
2.6
16.515.80.5110.71.9
1966PIT29
162
19.918.60.5181.3
2.8
19.818.70.5141.12.6
1967PIT30
163
19.119.50.494-0.0
1.6
18.819.80.488-0.21.4
1968PIT31
143
15.117.50.463-0.9
0.4
15.916.70.487-0.11.2
1969PIT32
67
6.37.20.468-0.3
0.3
6.57.00.478-0.20.4
1970PIT33
112
10.711.90.473-0.2
0.8
10.711.80.476-0.10.9
1971PIT34
70
5.65.60.5020.1
0.5
4.96.30.440-0.6-0.1
1972PIT35
34
1.12.30.329-0.5
-0.4
1.32.10.386-0.4-0.2
------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
CAREER (reg. season)
2,163
245.6247.70.4984.9
24.7
242.7250.60.4922.021.9
------ ------ ------ ------ ------
PostSeason (career)
12
1.31.10.542 0.21.10.90.548 0.2
------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
COMBINED
2,175
246.9248.80.498
25.0
243.8251.50.492 22.1


Bill Mazeroski is considered by some to be the best defensive second baseman in major-league history. Mazeroski was considered especially adept at turning double plays.

Player won-lost records are calculated across nine components. Double plays are Component 7. There is one other component which measures baserunner outs, Component 8. So, one could combine Components 7 and 8 as a measure of the ability to get baserunner outs (by fielders) or prevent baserunner outs (by batters and baserunners).

Bill Mazeroski was above average at both Component 7 and Component 8 on both offense and defense.

The next table shows the top 25 infielders in net Component 7 plus 8 wins, with offense and defense combined. That is, these were the best infielders over their careers at getting other baserunners out while avoiding getting themselves (and their teammates) out on the bases.

eWins eLosses Win Pct. Net Wins
1Bill Mazeroski27.221.70.5575.5
2Willie Randolph26.821.90.5504.9
3Alan Trammell22.918.30.5564.6
4Robby Thompson14.010.00.5844.0
5Red Schoendienst26.522.50.5403.9
6Ozzie Smith29.125.20.5363.9
7Arky Vaughan19.716.20.5493.5
8Buddy Myer16.613.20.5583.5
9Tim Foli19.716.20.5483.5
10Cal Ripken26.222.80.5353.4
11Pee Wee Reese25.121.70.5373.4
12Jack Wilson13.710.40.5693.3
13Ken Boyer12.29.00.5763.2
14Mark Grudzielanek18.315.40.5443.0
15Neifi Perez15.212.20.5542.9
16Jose Uribe10.07.10.5862.9
17Travis Jackson16.413.60.5462.8
18Fernando Vina13.110.30.5592.8
19Don Blasingame16.313.60.5452.7
20Will Clark11.48.80.5652.6
21Tom Herr17.214.60.5412.6
22Frank Bolling17.014.40.5412.5
23Cristian Guzman14.011.40.5502.5
24Jackie Robinson14.612.10.5472.5
25Alex Cora10.37.80.5682.5




All articles are written so that they pull data directly from the most recent version of the Player won-lost database. Hence, any numbers cited within these articles should automatically incorporate the most recent update to Player won-lost records. In some cases, however, the accompanying text may have been written based on previous versions of Player won-lost records. I apologize if this results in non-sensical text in any cases.

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