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Willie Horton

William Wattison Horton

Born: 10/18/1942 in Arno, VA USA
Bats: R   Throws: R
Height: 5.9   Weight: 209 lb.
Willie Horton of the Detroit Tigers
Tiger Years
1963 — 1977

1968 World Series Champion
1972 American League East Champion
Detroit Tigers jersey #23

PRIMARY POSITION

LF

All-Time
Tigers Ranking

#31   Kirk Gibson
#32   Willie Horton
#33   Fred Hutchinson
All rankings

Career Record

YearTeam LgGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOAVGOBPSLGGDPHBPSHSFIBB
1963DETAL1543614211420080.3260.3260.48800000
1964DETAL2580613131100011200.1630.2720.28801002
1965DETAL143512691402022910459481010.2730.3400.490126249
1966DETAL146526721382262710011441030.2620.3210.481113234
1967DETAL1224014711020319670036800.2740.3380.481124130
1968DETAL14351268146202368503491100.2850.3520.543148278
1969DETAL1415086613317128913352930.2620.3320.465831410
1970DETAL963715311318217690128430.3050.3540.50172036
1971DETAL1194506413025122721537750.2890.3490.496157048
1972DETAL10833344779511360027470.2310.2930.38783225
1973DETAL1114114213019317531423570.3160.3620.501147115
1974DETAL7223832718115470121360.2980.3610.52963013
1975DETAL15961562169131259212441090.2750.3190.4211800811
1976DETAL1144014010517014560049630.2620.3420.409162047
1977DETAL1401000000000.2500.2500.25000000
1977TEXAL13951955150233157523421170.2890.3370.432150085
1978CLEAL501691542705223015250.2490.3140.37971104
1978OAKAL32102113280319019150.3140.3690.48010102
1978TORAL33122122560319004290.2050.2280.32860010
1979SEAAL162646771801952910611421120.2790.3260.458204224
1980SEAAL9733532741018360439700.2210.3060.32854242

Totals202872988731993284403251163203862013130.2730.3320.45719558175995
Per 1621625837015923326932350105165158
DET1515540567114902113126288614294699450.2760.3370.47214149114478

Postseason Batting Record

YearRound TeamLgGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOAVGOBPSLGGDPHBPSHSFIBB
1968WSDETAL72367111300560.3040.4480.56511000
1972ALCSDETAL51001000000130.1000.1820.10000000

Totals123368111300690.2420.3750.42411000

Feats & Milestones

FeatMDYTeamLgOppLocDetails
3 HR691970DETALDET
3 HR5151977TEXAL

Hitting Streaks

GamesYearTeamLgFromToABHR2B3BHRRBIBBSOSB
161970DETA//
151979SEAA//
151971DETA//

Hall of Fame Voting

YearBallotCategoryVotesPCT
1986BBWAAPlayer40.9
75% needed for election by the BBWAA