Willie McCovey

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  • Willie McCovey
  • Willie McCovey
  • Willie McCovey
  • Willie McCovey

Willie Lee McCovey (born January 10, 1938), nicknamed "Mac", "Big Mac", and "Stretch", is a former Major League Baseball first baseman. He played nineteen seasons for the San Francisco Giants, and three more for the San Diego Padres and Oakland Athletics, between 1959 and 1980. He batted and threw left-handed and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1986.

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Filmography

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Acting Credits

2009
Prime 9 (2009) (TV Show)
Himself

2008
2008 MLB All-Star Game (2008) (TV Movie)
Himself - Pre-Game Hall of Fame Ceremony

1984
1984 MLB All-Star Game (1984) (TV Movie)
Himself - NL Honorary Captain

1971
1971 MLB All-Star Game (1971) (TV Movie)
Himself - NL First Baseman

1971
Himself - San Francisco Giants First Baseman

1970
1970 MLB All-Star Game (1970) (TV Movie)
Himself - NL First Baseman

1969
1969 MLB All-Star Game (1969) (TV Movie)
Himself - NL First Baseman

1968
1968 MLB All-Star Game (1968) (TV Movie)
Himself - NL First Baseman

1966
1966 MLB All-Star Game (1966) (TV Movie)
Himself - NL First Baseman

1963
1963 MLB All-Star Game (1963) (TV Movie)
Himself - NL Outfielder

1962
1962 World Series (1962) (TV Show)
Himself - San Francisco Giants First Baseman 

Self

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Batting Stats

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Major League batting statistics for Willie McCovey.
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1959 SFG 52 192 32 68 9 5 13 38 2 22 35 0.354 0.429 0.656
1960 SFG 101 260 37 62 15 3 13 51 1 45 53 0.238 0.349 0.469
1961 SFG 106 328 59 89 12 3 18 50 1 37 60 0.271 0.350 0.491
1962 SFG 91 229 41 67 6 1 20 54 3 29 35 0.293 0.368 0.590
1963 SFG 152 564 103 158 19 5 44 102 1 50 119 0.280 0.350 0.566
1964 SFG 130 364 55 80 14 1 18 54 2 61 73 0.220 0.336 0.412
1965 SFG 160 540 93 149 17 4 39 92 0 88 118 0.276 0.381 0.539
1966 SFG 150 502 85 148 26 6 36 96 2 76 100 0.295 0.391 0.586
1967 SFG 135 456 73 126 17 4 31 91 3 71 110 0.276 0.378 0.535
1968 SFG 148 523 81 153 16 4 36 105 4 72 71 0.293 0.378 0.545
1969 SFG 149 491 101 157 26 2 45 126 0 121 66 0.320 0.453 0.656
1970 SFG 152 495 98 143 39 2 39 126 0 137 75 0.289 0.444 0.612
1971 SFG 105 329 45 91 13 0 18 70 0 64 57 0.277 0.396 0.480
1972 SFG 81 263 30 56 8 0 14 35 0 38 45 0.213 0.316 0.403
1973 SFG 130 383 52 102 14 3 29 75 1 105 78 0.266 0.420 0.546
1974 SDP 128 344 53 87 19 1 22 63 1 96 76 0.253 0.416 0.506
1975 SDP 122 413 43 104 17 0 23 68 1 57 80 0.252 0.345 0.460
1976 OAK 11 24 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 0.208 0.296 0.208
1976 SDP 71 202 20 41 9 0 7 36 0 21 39 0.203 0.281 0.351
1977 SFG 141 478 54 134 21 0 28 86 3 67 106 0.280 0.367 0.500
1978 SFG 108 351 32 80 19 2 12 64 1 36 57 0.228 0.298 0.396
1979 SFG 117 353 34 88 9 0 15 57 0 36 70 0.249 0.318 0.402
1980 SFG 48 113 8 23 8 0 1 16 0 13 23 0.204 0.285 0.301
Career 2588 8197 1229 2211 353 46 521 1555 26 1345 1550 - - -

Fielding Stats

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Major League fielding statistics for Willie McCovey.
Year Team G GS Inn PO A E DP Fld%
1959 SFG 52 49 408 424 29 5 29 0.989
1960 SFG 101 65 567 557 39 9 42 0.985
1961 SFG 106 79 710 669 55 11 55 0.985
1962 SFG 91 64 461 187 8 3 13 0.985
1963 SFG 152 145 1,248 364 20 14 5 0.965
1964 SFG 130 101 817 270 19 14 20 0.954
1965 SFG 160 150 1,300 1310 87 13 93 0.991
1966 SFG 150 139 1,221 1287 81 22 91 0.984
1967 SFG 135 123 1,108 1221 81 15 102 0.989
1968 SFG 148 146 1,257 1305 103 21 91 0.985
1969 SFG 149 148 1,249 1392 79 12 116 0.992
1970 SFG 152 146 1,241 1217 134 15 117 0.989
1971 SFG 105 95 795 828 63 15 80 0.983
1972 SFG 81 73 598 617 32 9 52 0.986
1973 SFG 130 116 920 930 76 12 89 0.988
1974 SDP 104 103 841 815 47 11 59 0.987
1975 SDP 115 115 916 979 73 15 94 0.986
1976 OAK 9 - -
1976 SDP 51 51 388 420 44 4 39 0.991
1977 SFG 136 136 1,079 1072 60 13 93 0.989
1978 SFG 97 95 728 721 44 10 49 0.987
1979 SFG 89 86 724 740 48 10 60 0.987
1980 SFG 27 26 235 241 12 2 18 0.992
Career 2470 2251 - 17566 1234 255 1407 -

First NameWillie
Middle NameLee
Last NameMcCovey
Full Name at BirthWillie Lee McCovey
Other NamesStretch
Mac
Big Mac
Age76
Date of BirthJanuary 10, 1938
BirthplaceMobile, AL
Height6' 4" (193 cm)
Weight198 lbs (89.8 kg)
Star SignCapricorn
ReligionChristian
NationalityAmerican
High SchoolCentral (Mobile, AL)
OccupationFormer Major League Baseball Player
Occupation CategoryBaseball
PositionFirst Baseman, Leftfielder
BatsLeft
ThrowsLeft
MLB Debut30 July 1959
Last MLB Game6 July 1980
Hall of FameInducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1986 (346/425 ballots).

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