Bill Donovan

Position
Pitcher
Years
1898-1918
Hall Rating
73
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Bill Donovan is next eligible for the Hall of Fame via the Early Baseball Era Committee in 2021.
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Peak
39%
Longevity
61%

Rankings by Hall Rating

Franchise Contributions by Hall Rating

Career Statistics

Win-Value Statistics
WAR WAA adjWAR adjWAA
About the stats
42.9 16.7 43.7 19.0
Run-Value Statistics
Bat Run DP Fld Pos Pit
-88 2 0 -2 93 104
Season-by-Season Statistics
Year Team WAA WAR
1898 WHS (WAS) -2.8 -1.6
1899 BRO (LAD) -0.6 -0.4
1900 BRO (LAD) -0.6 -0.4
1901 BRO (LAD) 3.0 5.7
1902 BRO (LAD) 0.7 3.0
1903 DET 4.7 7.4
1904 DET 1.3 4.0
1905 DET 2.2 4.8
1906 DET 0.4 2.3
1907 DET 3.2 5.6
1908 DET 2.5 4.6
1909 DET 0.3 1.5
1910 DET 1.2 3.0
1911 DET 1.3 2.9
1912 DET 0.2 0.3
1915 NYY -0.5 -0.2
1916 NYY 0.0 0.1
1918 DET 0.2 0.3
BBWAA Voting Results
Year Percentage
1937
1.5%
1938
0.4%
1939
0.7%
1945
1.2%
1946
2.0% (Nominating Vote)
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