Willie Stargell
left field, first base | bats: left | throws: left | height: 6-3 | weight: 225 | b: 03.06.40 | d: 04.09.01

Willie Stargell
In 1982, Willie Stargell remembered 1964.
Career stats: Baseball-Reference.com
Career biographies: BaseballLibrary.com | theBASEBALLpage.com | SportingNews.com | baseballhalloffame.org
In the show: Pirates (1962-82)
Player most similar to: Willie McCovey
Career year, 1973: 44 home runs, 119 RBIs, .299 batting average, .392 on-base percentage, .646 slugging percentage, 106 runs, 43 doubles

Resume

  • Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame (1988)
  • Major League Baseball All Century Team (2000)
  • NL MVP Award (1979, with Keith Hernandez)
  • Oldest player to win MVP (age 39, 1979)
  • NLCS MVP (1979)
  • World Series MVP (1979)
  • Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year (1979, with Terry Bradshaw)
  • The Sporting News Sportsman of the Year (1979)
  • The Associated Press Athlete of the Year (1979)
  • The Sporting News NL Comeback Player of the Year (1978)
  • Named to The Sporting News All-Star team four times (1965, 1966, 1971, 1972)
  • Seven-time NL All-Star (1964-66, 1971-73, 1978)
  • Led NL in slugging once (1973)
  • Led NL in homers twice (1971, 1973)
  • Led NL in RBIs once (1973)
  • Led NL in doubles once (1973)
  • Led NL in strikeouts once (1971)

    Off the field

  • Roberto Clemente Man of the Year (1974)
  • Lou Gehrig Memorial Award (1974)
  • Fred Hutchinson Memorial Award (1978)

    The Willie Stargell Library

  • ESPN Classic: Willie Stargell | ESPN Classic (May 13, 2001)
  • Willie Stargell: A Tribute to Pops | CNNSI.com (April 9, 2001)
  • The Leader of the Pirates | Jim Murray in The Los Angeles Times (Oct. 15, 1979)
  • The Big Man is the Cool Man | By Roy Blount Jr. Sports Illustrated (Oct. 5, 1970)
    Back to Padres Nation home