Bill Monson
Retired
Bill Monson
Nickname:
Monster Mash
Birthdate:
Dec. 8, 1958 (42 y, 7 m, 11 d)
Born In:
Muscle Shoals, AL, USA
Nationality:
American
Position:
CF
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'1"/204
Entry:
1980 Draft - Round: 1, Overall: 23, Team: Pittsburgh Grinders
Contract:
Free Agent
ML Service Time:
None
Current Status
MLB Service Time None
40-man Service Time None
Time as Pro None
Roster Status Unknown
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership High
Loyalty Normal
Greed Low
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Insignficant
Local Insignficant
Current Contract
Additional Info
No-Trade No

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA WAR
Virginia - TBC
VA - TBC
1992 33 26 41 36 4 1 0 0 4 0 3 23 0 0 0.111 0.180 0.318 0.3077 0.141 -0.42
Columbus - TBC
COL - TBC
1991 32 65 128 109 18 4 3 6 16 13 17 52 0 0 0.165 0.281 0.703 0.2308 0.303 0.33
Miami - TBC
MIA - TBC
1990 31 56 174 161 29 2 2 11 21 16 12 75 0 0 0.180 0.237 0.659 0.2400 0.284 0.73
Miami - TBC
MIA - TBC
1989 30 41 127 115 21 2 2 3 8 8 11 38 1 0 0.183 0.254 0.567 0.2432 0.255 -0.07
PIT - TBC
1988 29 80 309 281 65 9 4 19 40 38 23 95 0 0 0.231 0.296 0.791 0.2754 0.347 2.60
PIT - TBC
1987 28 61 161 144 26 4 1 7 16 8 13 49 0 0 0.181 0.248 0.617 0.2159 0.275 0.34
PIT - TBC
1986 27 87 381 328 70 5 3 30 63 47 40 103 0 2 0.213 0.310 0.831 0.2000 0.359 3.06
PIT - TBC
1985 26 38 101 85 15 4 0 5 12 11 11 31 1 0 0.177 0.293 0.693 0.2041 0.318 0.52
PIT - TBC
1984 25 80 332 290 54 4 9 15 35 48 34 88 0 4 0.186 0.284 0.701 0.2074 0.313 1.33
PIT - TBC
1983 24 60 235 217 48 4 4 9 21 20 15 77 0 4 0.221 0.269 0.670 0.2932 0.297 0.16
Total - TBC
TBC
594 1989 1766 350 39 28 105 236 209 179 631 2 10 0.198 0.279 0.709 0.2358 0.312 8.59

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA WAR
WAS - ABA
1997 38 42 123 107 17 3 1 2 8 10 11 34 1 0 0.159 0.262 0.524 0.2113 0.248 -0.36
Montreal - ABA
MON - ABA
1996 37 123 519 456 99 20 4 27 62 59 58 141 0 2 0.217 0.306 0.763 0.2474 0.340 1.71
Bethlehem - ABA
BET - ABA
1995 36 96 415 358 79 19 5 13 45 46 48 115 0 1 0.221 0.321 0.731 0.2833 0.334 3.12
Allentown - ABA
ALL - ABA
1994 35 67 294 248 69 13 2 27 74 50 38 68 1 1 0.278 0.375 1.049 0.2675 0.462 4.19
MIN - AAA
1993 34 54 229 197 51 9 1 20 46 35 28 68 0 0 0.259 0.349 0.969 0.2768 0.422 2.56
MIN - AAA
1985 26 9 37 32 3 0 0 1 5 3 4 13 0 0 0.094 0.189 0.377 0.1053 0.173 -0.18
MIN - AAA
1984 25 4 16 14 1 0 0 1 2 2 2 5 0 0 0.071 0.188 0.473 0.0000 0.230 0.04
MIN - AAA
1983 24 33 143 120 31 2 1 10 29 23 19 37 3 3 0.258 0.364 0.905 0.2800 0.408 2.14
MIN - AAA
1982 23 35 148 127 30 4 2 9 27 25 17 38 0 3 0.236 0.340 0.852 0.2625 0.394 2.09
MIN - AAA
1981 22 32 134 116 20 7 2 2 17 12 15 42 0 0 0.172 0.276 0.595 0.2466 0.286 0.66
Tampa Bay - U27
TB - U27
1981 22 32 136 115 20 3 1 5 13 17 19 46 1 0 0.174 0.294 0.642 0.2308 0.302 0.47
Altoona - U24
ALT - U24
1981 22 19 82 69 18 2 0 6 10 13 13 21 0 1 0.261 0.378 0.929 0.2857 0.424 1.37
Altoona - U24
ALT - U24
1980 21 12 36 34 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 12 1 0 0.059 0.111 0.170 0.0909 0.091 -0.14
Minnesota - U22
MIN - U22
1980 21 43 184 162 33 5 2 1 6 14 19 51 2 1 0.204 0.294 0.571 0.2883 0.270 1.39
None - None
None - None
1980 21 57 289 260 75 11 11 19 66 72 27 39 35 13 0.289 0.360 0.995 0.2772 0.443 2.44
Total - ??
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57 289 260 75 11 11 19 66 72 27 39 35 13 0.289 0.360 0.995 0.2772 0.443 2.44
Total - AAA
AAA
167 707 606 136 22 6 43 126 100 85 203 3 6 0.224 0.324 0.818 0.2534 0.370 7.31
Total - AA
AA
32 136 115 20 3 1 5 13 17 19 46 1 0 0.174 0.294 0.642 0.2308 0.302 0.47
Total - A
A
31 118 103 20 2 0 6 11 13 14 33 1 1 0.194 0.297 0.685 0.2188 0.320 1.23
Total - S A
S A
43 184 162 33 5 2 1 6 14 19 51 2 1 0.204 0.294 0.571 0.2883 0.270 1.39
Total - IND
IND
328 1351 1169 264 55 12 69 189 165 155 358 2 4 0.226 0.322 0.792 0.2593 0.356 8.65

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Virginia - TBC
VA - TBC
1992 1B 5 48.0 44 4 0 1.000 9.000 1.094 0.78
Virginia - TBC
VA - TBC
1992 2B 2 4.0 1 1 0 1.000 4.500 1.004 0.00
Virginia - TBC
VA - TBC
1992 LF 10 25.0 2 0 0 1.000 0.720 1.040 0.07
Virginia - TBC
VA - TBC
1992 CF 3 6.0 2 0 0 1.000 3.000 1.021 0.03
Columbus - TBC
COL - TBC
1991 1B 21 110.1 117 5 3 0.976 9.952 0.953 -0.67
Columbus - TBC
COL - TBC
1991 2B 2 3.0 1 0 0 1.000 3.000 0.000 0.00
Columbus - TBC
COL - TBC
1991 LF 27 130.1 28 1 0 1.000 2.003 1.091 1.92
Columbus - TBC
COL - TBC
1991 CF 7 33.2 8 0 0 1.000 2.139 1.026 0.17
Columbus - TBC
COL - TBC
1991 RF 4 14.0 2 0 0 1.000 1.286 1.059 0.10
Miami - TBC
MIA - TBC
1990 2B 7 14.0 0 1 1 0.500 0.643 0.664 -0.54
Miami - TBC
MIA - TBC
1990 LF 5 26.1 7 0 0 1.000 2.392 1.210 1.04
Miami - TBC
MIA - TBC
1990 CF 30 249.2 70 4 1 0.987 2.668 1.045 2.49
Miami - TBC
MIA - TBC
1990 RF 11 82.0 20 1 0 1.000 2.305 1.091 1.35
Miami - TBC
MIA - TBC
1989 1B 2 4.2 2 0 0 1.000 3.857 0.000 0.00
Miami - TBC
MIA - TBC
1989 LF 8 76.0 17 0 0 1.000 2.013 1.106 1.31
Miami - TBC
MIA - TBC
1989 CF 12 96.0 27 1 1 0.966 2.625 1.005 0.11
Miami - TBC
MIA - TBC
1989 RF 9 68.2 9 1 0 1.000 1.311 0.963 -0.31
PIT - TBC
1988 LF 10 73.1 12 0 0 1.000 1.473 1.036 0.36
PIT - TBC
1988 CF 66 550.0 101 8 0 1.000 1.784 1.015 1.20
PIT - TBC
1988 RF 5 34.0 2 0 1 0.667 0.529 1.056 0.09
PIT - TBC
1987 CF 38 253.0 45 3 1 0.980 1.708 0.989 -0.48
PIT - TBC
1987 RF 7 57.1 11 1 0 1.000 1.884 1.269 2.08
PIT - TBC
1986 1B 2 4.0 2 0 0 1.000 4.500 1.086 0.06
PIT - TBC
1986 LF 6 57.0 14 0 0 1.000 2.211 1.106 0.96
PIT - TBC
1986 CF 79 713.0 193 3 1 0.995 2.474 1.003 0.34
PIT - TBC
1985 SS 6 12.0 3 1 0 1.000 3.000 1.002 0.00
PIT - TBC
1985 LF 5 15.1 2 0 0 1.000 1.174 1.010 0.02
PIT - TBC
1985 RF 21 168.1 33 3 1 0.973 1.925 1.067 1.65
PIT - TBC
1984 1B 4 16.0 12 1 0 1.000 7.313 1.100 0.07
PIT - TBC
1984 SS 5 9.1 2 1 0 1.000 2.893 1.010 0.01
PIT - TBC
1984 LF 25 197.0 42 1 0 1.000 1.965 1.126 3.69
PIT - TBC
1984 CF 3 3.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
PIT - TBC
1984 RF 54 457.0 107 3 1 0.991 2.166 1.051 4.05
PIT - TBC
1983 1B 3 8.0 7 1 0 1.000 9.000 1.099 0.07
PIT - TBC
1983 SS 11 25.1 2 7 0 1.000 3.197 0.896 -0.51
PIT - TBC
1983 LF 7 55.0 12 0 1 0.923 1.964 1.017 0.17
PIT - TBC
1983 CF 28 235.2 66 0 0 1.000 2.521 1.006 0.31
PIT - TBC
1983 RF 24 180.0 34 0 0 1.000 1.700 1.032 0.85
Total 1B 37 191.0 184 11 3 0.30
Total 2B 11 21.0 2 2 1 -0.54
Total SS 22 46.2 7 9 0 -0.50
Total LF 103 655.1 136 2 1 9.53
Total CF 266 2140.0 512 19 4 4.19
Total RF 135 1061.1 218 9 3 9.86

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
WAS - ABA
1997 1B 8 51.0 58 4 0 1.000 10.941 1.049 0.57
WAS - ABA
1997 2B 2 3.0 1 2 0 1.000 9.000 1.023 0.01
WAS - ABA
1997 SS 1 6.0 1 1 0 1.000 3.000 1.035 -0.13
WAS - ABA
1997 LF 13 91.2 20 0 0 1.000 1.964 0.944 -0.25
WAS - ABA
1997 CF 5 30.2 11 0 0 1.000 3.228 0.930 0.24
WAS - ABA
1997 RF 3 11.0 1 0 0 1.000 0.818 1.013 -0.05
Montreal - ABA
MON - ABA
1996 1B 2 14.0 8 1 1 0.900 5.786 0.737 -0.48
Montreal - ABA
MON - ABA
1996 LF 64 570.1 152 9 3 0.982 2.541 1.063 1.46
Montreal - ABA
MON - ABA
1996 CF 54 424.0 127 6 1 0.993 2.823 0.951 -6.06
Montreal - ABA
MON - ABA
1996 RF 6 45.2 9 1 0 1.000 1.971 0.854 -1.40
Bethlehem - ABA
BET - ABA
1995 LF 1 2.0 2 0 0 1.000 9.000 2.040 0.90
Bethlehem - ABA
BET - ABA
1995 CF 97 850.0 238 13 1 0.996 2.658 1.046 9.15
Bethlehem - ABA
BET - ABA
1995 RF 1 5.0 2 0 0 1.000 3.600 1.070 0.12
Allentown - ABA
ALL - ABA
1994 1B 1 1.0 1 0 0 1.000 9.000 0.000 0.00
Allentown - ABA
ALL - ABA
1994 2B 1 1.0 1 0 0 1.000 9.000 0.000 0.00
Allentown - ABA
ALL - ABA
1994 LF 1 9.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Allentown - ABA
ALL - ABA
1994 CF 65 573.1 140 10 0 1.000 2.355 0.987 -1.78
MIN - AAA
1993 1B 2 3.0 3 0 0 1.000 9.000 0.000 0.00
MIN - AAA
1993 2B 9 58.1 16 25 2 0.954 6.326 0.939 -0.86
MIN - AAA
1993 SS 23 196.1 25 64 4 0.957 4.080 0.896 -3.99
MIN - AAA
1993 LF 8 70.0 22 0 0 1.000 2.829 1.039 0.63
MIN - AAA
1993 CF 17 139.0 50 5 1 0.982 3.561 1.036 1.51
MIN - AAA
1993 RF 1 3.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
MIN - AAA
1985 1B 2 2.0 2 0 0 1.000 9.000 0.000 0.00
MIN - AAA
1985 LF 1 2.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
MIN - AAA
1985 CF 10 76.0 23 0 0 1.000 2.724 1.046 0.91
MIN - AAA
1984 CF 4 34.0 16 0 0 1.000 4.235 1.051 0.73
MIN - AAA
1984 RF 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
MIN - AAA
1983 CF 33 288.0 68 3 0 1.000 2.219 1.094 5.76
MIN - AAA
1982 CF 35 307.0 108 1 0 1.000 3.195 1.070 6.82
MIN - AAA
1981 SS 2 4.0 1 0 0 1.000 2.250 1.019 0.01
MIN - AAA
1981 LF 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
MIN - AAA
1981 CF 31 266.2 106 2 0 1.000 3.645 1.036 3.57
MIN - AAA
1981 RF 1 7.0 1 0 0 1.000 1.286 1.028 0.03
Tampa Bay - U27
TB - U27
1981 1B 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Tampa Bay - U27
TB - U27
1981 SS 5 9.0 0 1 0 1.000 1.000 1.014 0.01
Tampa Bay - U27
TB - U27
1981 CF 11 53.1 22 0 0 1.000 3.713 1.047 0.99
Tampa Bay - U27
TB - U27
1981 RF 28 222.2 56 1 0 1.000 2.304 1.011 0.53
Altoona - U24
ALT - U24
1981 1B 1 3.0 3 0 0 1.000 9.000 0.000 0.00
Altoona - U24
ALT - U24
1981 SS 1 1.0 1 1 0 1.000 18.000 1.009 0.01
Altoona - U24
ALT - U24
1981 LF 1 2.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Altoona - U24
ALT - U24
1981 CF 19 171.2 57 0 0 1.000 2.988 1.038 2.01
Altoona - U24
ALT - U24
1980 CF 12 87.2 35 2 0 1.000 3.799 1.064 2.05
Minnesota - U22
MIN - U22
1980 1B 1 2.0 1 0 0 1.000 4.500 0.000 0.00
Minnesota - U22
MIN - U22
1980 SS 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Minnesota - U22
MIN - U22
1980 LF 1 3.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Minnesota - U22
MIN - U22
1980 CF 43 381.0 125 3 0 1.000 3.024 1.061 7.04
Total 1B 18 77.0 76 5 1 0.09
Total 2B 12 62.1 18 27 2 -0.85
Total SS 33 217.1 28 67 4 -4.08
Total LF 91 751.0 196 9 3 2.74
Total CF 436 3682.1 1126 45 3 32.93
Total RF 41 295.1 69 2 0 -0.77
Date Team Players Sent Team Players Sent
Nov. 3, 1991 Pittsburgh Sean Vaugan
Columbus Bill Monson
Jonathan Robinson
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
MVP / Batter of the Year 1994 Allentown (ABA)
All-Star 1996 Montreal (ABA)
1993 Boston (AAA)
1986 Pittsburgh (TBC)
League Champ 1986 Pittsburgh (TBC)
Gold Glove 1995 - CF Bethlehem (ABA)
Silver Slugger 1986 - CF Pittsburgh (TBC)
Batter of the Month Sep 1994 Allentown (ABA)
Player of the Week Aug 29, 1994 Allentown (ABA)
Aug 22, 1994 Allentown (ABA)
Aug 8, 1994 Allentown (ABA)
Aug 1, 1994 Allentown (ABA)
Jun 29, 1981 Altoona (U24)
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink5
Grey Ink24
Similar Players (CF)
Note: See Baseball Reference formula (primary position)
Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg K Rank
1983 TBC 77 9
1984 TBC 88 3
1986 TBC 103 1
1988 TBC 95 4
Year Lg TB Rank
1986 TBC 171 4
Year Lg 3B Rank
1983 TBC 4 4
1984 TBC 9 1
Year Lg HR Rank
1984 TBC 15 9
1986 TBC 30 1
1988 TBC 19 4
Year Lg RBI Rank
1986 TBC 63 4
Year Lg IBB Rank
1986 TBC 9 3
Year Lg HBP Rank
1986 TBC 8 5
Year Lg SF Rank
1986 TBC 5 3
Year Lg XBH Rank
1986 TBC 38 4
Year Lg SLG Rank
1986 TBC 0.521 9
1988 TBC 0.495 10
Year Lg ISO Rank
1984 TBC 0.231 8
1986 TBC 0.308 2
1988 TBC 0.263 4