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Maury Wills Maury Wills
Full name: Maurice Morning Wills
Born: October 2, 1932, Washington, D.C.
First Game: June 6, 1959; Final Game: October 4, 1972
Managed First Game: August 4, 1980; Managed Final Game: May 5, 1981
Bat: Both Throw: Right Height: 5' 11" Weight: 170
Father of Bump Wills
NL MVP (1962)
All Star MVP (1962)
TSN Player of the Year (1962)
TSN NL Player of the Year (1962)
SS on TSN NL All-Star Team (1961 to 1962 and 1965)
NL Gold Glove as SS (1961 to 1962)
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Batting RecordBatting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year TeamTeam
1959 LA  N                83   242   27   63   5   2   0    7   13   5   27   0   3   0           3    7   3  .260  .298  .298  -0.9 1959 LA  N
1960 LA  N Daily Splits  148   516   75  152  15   2   0   27   35   8   47   3   3   2   0  11  11   50  12  .295  .342  .331   2.6 1960 LA  N
1961 LA  N Daily Splits  148   613  105  173  12  10   1   31   59   2   50   1  13   1   0  17   6   35  15  .282  .346  .339   0.5 1961 LA  N
1962 LA  N Daily Splits  165   695  130  208  13  10   6   48   51   1   57   2   7   4   0  14   7  104  13  .299  .347  .373   2.3 1962 LA  N
1963 LA  N Daily Splits  134   527   83  159  19   3   0   34   44   0   48   1   5   3   0   5   3   40  19  .302  .355  .349   1.8 1963 LA  N
1964 LA  N Daily Splits  158   630   81  173  15   5   2   34   41   0   73   0  11   3   0   7   6   53  17  .275  .318  .324  -0.2 1964 LA  N
1965 LA  N Daily Splits  158   650   92  186  14   7   0   33   40   2   64   4  14   2   1  11   6   94  31  .286  .330  .329   3.3 1965 LA  N
1966 LA  N Daily Splits  143   594   60  162  14   2   1   39   34   0   60   2  13   0   0   7   6   38  24  .273  .314  .308   0.2 1966 LA  N
1967 PIT N Daily Splits  149   616   92  186  12   9   3   45   31   1   44   1  12   4   1  14i  6   29  10  .302  .334  .365   1.1 1967 PIT N
1968 PIT N Daily Splits  153   627   76  174  12   6   0   31   45   1   57   1  11   1   0  15i 10   52  21  .278  .326  .316  -1.0 1968 PIT N
1969 MON N Daily Splits   47   189   23   42   3   0   0    8   20   0   21   0   1   1   0   4   3   15   6  .222  .295  .238  -0.7 1969 MON N
1969 LA  N Daily Splits  104   434   57  129   7   8   4   39   39   2   40   1   4   1   0   6   4   25  15  .297  .356  .378   3.1 1969 LA  N
1969 TOT N               151   623   80  171  10   8   4   47   59   2   61   1   5   2   0  10   7   40  21  .274  .337  .335   2.4 1969 TOT N
1970 LA  N Daily Splits  132   522   77  141  19   3   0   34   50   2   34   0   5   1   0   9  10   28  13  .270  .333  .318  -1.6 1970 LA  N
1971 LA  N Daily Splits  149   601   73  169  14   3   3   44   40   2   44   0   7   6   0   9   8   15   8  .281  .323  .329   1.6 1971 LA  N
1972 LA  N Daily Splits   71   132   16   17   3   1   0    4   10   0   18   0  10   0   0   1   3    1   1  .129  .190  .167  -2.2 1972 LA  N
Total            Splits 1942  7588 1067 2134 177  71  20  458  552  26  684  16 119  29   2i130i 92  586 208  .281  .330  .331   9.9 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year TeamTeam
i - incomplete
World Series Batting RecordWorld Series Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1959 LA  N Daily Splits    6    20    2    5   0   0   0    1    0   0    3   0   0   0   0   0   0    1   0  .250  .250  .250 1959 LA  N
1963 LA  N Daily Splits    4    15    1    2   0   0   0    0    1   0    3   0   0   0   0   0   0    1   0  .133  .188  .133 1963 LA  N
1965 LA  N Daily Splits    7    30    3   11   3   0   0    3    1   0    3   0   0   0   0   0   0    3   2  .367  .387  .467 1965 LA  N
1966 LA  N Daily Splits    4    13    0    1   0   0   0    0    3   0    3   0   1   0   0   0   0    1   0  .077  .250  .077 1966 LA  N
Total            Splits   21    78    6   19   3   0   0    4    5   0   12   0   1   0   0   0   0    6   2  .244  .289  .282 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
All-Star Game Batting RecordAll-Star Game Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1961 NL    Daily Splits    2     7    0    2   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .286  .286  .286 1961 NL   
1962 NL    Daily Splits    2     2    2    1   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    1   0  .500  .500  .500 1962 NL   
1965 NL    Daily Splits    1     4    0    1   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .250  .250  .250 1965 NL   
1966 NL    Daily Splits    1     1    0    1   0   0   0    1    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0 1.000 1.000 1.000 1966 NL   
Total            Splits    6    14    2    5   0   0   0    1    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    1   0  .357  .357  .357 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team

Fielding RecordFielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG
1959 LA  N        SS   82                     121  220   12   39      .966
1960 LA  N Daily  SS  145  141  119  1219.1   260  431   40   78   0  .945
1961 LA  N Daily  SS  148  146  144  1305.1   253  428   29  104   0  .959
1962 LA  N Daily  SS  165  164  152  1444.1   295  493   36   86   0  .956
1963 LA  N Daily  SS  109  104   82   895.1   171  322   21   47   0  .959
1963 LA  N        3B   33   27   22   248      26   59    5    7   0  .944
1964 LA  N Daily  SS  149  147  138  1311.2   273  422   27   77   0  .963
1964 LA  N        3B    6    4    3    32.1     2    6    0    0   0 1.000
1965 LA  N Daily  SS  155  154  150  1392     267  535   25   89   0  .970
1966 LA  N Daily  SS  139  137  130  1221     227  453   23   79   0  .967
1966 LA  N        3B    4    4    2    30       4    7    0    1   0 1.000
1967 PIT N Daily  3B  143  142  131  1232.1i   98  343   24   31   0  .948
1967 PIT N        SS    3    1    1    23       4    3    0    1   0 1.000
1968 PIT N Daily  3B  141  140  128  1249     105  276   17   27   0  .957
1968 PIT N        SS    9    9    9    88.1    10   32    1    5   0  .977
1969 MON N Daily  SS   46   46   44   402.1    72  139   11   31   0  .950
1969 MON N        2B    1    0    0     2       0    0    0    0   0     -
1969 LA  N Daily  SS  104  103   98   917     168  357   17   61   0  .969
1969 TOT N        SS  150  149  142  1319.1   240  496   28   92   0  .963
1970 LA  N Daily  SS  126  124  108  1076.1   171  396   24   58   0  .959
1970 LA  N        3B    5    0    0     5.2     0    1    0    0   0 1.000
1971 LA  N Daily  SS  144  139  118  1218.2   220  484   16   86   0  .978
1971 LA  N        3B    5    0    0     6       0    2    1    1   0  .667
1972 LA  N Daily  SS   31   27   23   250      38   89    2   18   0  .984
1972 LA  N        3B   27    3    0    68.2     1   14    0    2   0 1.000
Total             SS 1555 1442i1316i12764.2i 2550 4804  284  859   0i .963
Total             3B  364  320  286  2872  i  236  708   47   69   0  .953
Total             2B    1    0    0     2       0    0    0    0   0     -
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG
i - incomplete
World Series Fielding RecordWorld Series Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG
1959 LA  N Daily  SS    6    6    5    51      10   21    1    3   0  .969
1963 LA  N Daily  SS    4    4    4    36       5   10    1    0   0  .938
1965 LA  N Daily  SS    7    7    7    60      14   27    0    6   0 1.000
1966 LA  N Daily  SS    4    4    4    34      11   14    0    3   0 1.000
Total             SS   21   21   20   181      40   72    2   12   0  .982
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG
All-Star Game Fielding RecordAll-Star Game Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG
1961 NL    Daily  SS    2    2    1    13       1    3    0    0   0 1.000
1962 NL    Daily  SS    2    0    0     6       1    2    0    0   0 1.000
1965 NL    Daily  SS    1    1    0     7       2    3    0    1   0 1.000
1966 NL    Daily  SS    1    0    0     3       1    1    0    0   0 1.000
Total             SS    6    3    1    29       5    9    0    1   0 1.000
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG

Managerial RecordManagerial Record
Year Team     G    W    L   PCT    RS    RA  START    END  STANDING
1980 SEA A   58   20   38  .345   209   278   8- 4           6  7
1981 SEA A   25    6   18  .250    87   145          5- 5    7  6
Total        83   26   56  .317   296   423
Year Team     G    W    L   PCT    RS    RA  START    END  STANDING

TransactionsTransactions
Signed as an amateur free agent by Brooklyn Dodgers (1951).

Selected by Cincinnati Reds from Brooklyn Dodgers in the minor league draft (December 3, 1956).

Sent to Detroit Tigers by Los Angeles Dodgers for future considerations (October 13, 1958).

Returned to Los Angeles Dodgers (April 2, 1959).

Traded by Los Angeles Dodgers to Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for Bob Bailey and
Gene Michael (December 1, 1966).

Selected by Montreal Expos from Pittsburgh Pirates (21st pick overall) in the
expansion draft (October 14, 1968).

Traded by Montreal Expos with Manny Mota to Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for Ron
Fairly and Paul Popovich (June 11, 1969).

Released by Los Angeles Dodgers (October 24, 1972).


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