Carl Willey

Carlton Francis Willey
Batted: Right
Threw: Right
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 175 lbs.
Born: June 6, 1931 in Cherryfield, ME
Signed: 1951 by the Boston Braves
Acquired: purchased from the Milwaukee Braves, March 1963
Died: July 21, 2009 in Ellsworth, ME

 

Spent most of his years with the Milwaukee Braves, but stopped in New York before he hung up his spikes, leading the Mets in shutouts and ERA in 1963. Pictured is his card from 1962 Post; they used to print these on the backs of cereal boxes. Two more cards appear below.

  

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PITCHING RECORD (team-leading totals in red)

YEAR CLUB     G  GS CG    IP  W  L  PCT   H   R  ER  SO  BB ShO SV   ERA
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1958 Mil NL  23  19  9 140.0  9  7 .563 110  44  42  74  53   4  0  2.70
1959 Mil NL  26  15  5 117.0  5  9 .357 126  60  54  51  31   2  0  4.15
1960 Mil NL  28  21  2 144.2  6  7 .462 136  78  70 109  65   1  0  4.35
1961 Mil NL  35  22  4 159.2  6 12 .333 147  71  68  91  65   0  0  3.83
1962 Mil NL  30   6  0  73.1  2  5 .286  95  49  44  40  20   0  1  5.40
1963 *METS*  30  28  7 183.0  9 14 .391 149  74  63 101  69   4  0  3.10
1964 *METS*  14   3  0  30.0  0  2 .000  37  19  12  14   8   0  0  3.60
1965 *METS*  13   3  1  28.0  1  2 .333  30  13  13  13  15   0  0  4.18
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METS TOTALS  57  34  8 241.0 10 18 .357 216 106  88 128  92   4  0  3.29
OTHER CLUBS 142  83 20 634.2 28 40 .412 614 302 278 365 234   7  1  3.94
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CAREER TOTS 199 117 28 875.2 38 58 .396 830 408 366 493 326  11  1  3.76

season highlighted in blue denotes he was selected Rounding Third's Mets Pitcher of the Year

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This is a list of the Carl Willey cards that I already have in my collection. If you have any cards that are not listed here, and you are willing to donate or trade them, contact me at Rounding Third.  Items that are struck through are no longer a part of the Rounding Third collection, having been sold for charity.

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1960 Topps

1961 Topps Stamps

1965 Topps

1958 Topps #407

1959 Topps #95

1960 Topps #107

1961 Topps #105
1961 Topps Stamps

1962 Jay Publishing Milwaukee Braves
1962 Post #155
1962 Topps #174b
(no cap)

1963 Topps #528

1964 Topps #84

1965 Topps #401

1991 Nobody Beats the Wiz Mets #430

Other Carlton Willey memorabilia in my collection:  

1964 Topps Coins #75

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