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Chuck KnoblauchTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1987-2002 MLB Years: 1991-2002
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick
Major Award Winner
World Series Champion

Positions2B-1498, LF-182, SS-81, DH-51, OF-5Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameEdward Charles Knoblauch
Height5-9Weight170BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 7,1968 [49.348]PlaceHouston,Texas
High SchoolBellaire (Bellaire,TX)
CollegeTexas A&M University (College Station,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Minnesota Twins [Team Picks] in the 1st round (25th overall) of the 1989 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Philadelphia Phillies [Team Picks] in the 18th round (452nd overall) of the 1986 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$120,000Signing ScoutsMarty Esposito
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1990-MIN-#9 ... 1991-MLB-#72 ... 1991-MIN-#3
MLB DebutApril 9,1991 [22.276]
OrganizationsMIN [9] NYA [4] KCA [1] Awards6Awards Voting4-157
TBC Player ID1088Retrosheet IDknobc001MLBAM ID117197
RelationshipsUncle of Trace Knoblauch
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Player Notes:   Member of the 1988 United States National Baseball team
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed81Power43Contact90XBH40RBIs45Runs69Hitting76Durability77Team.526Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1987Texas A&M UniversitySWCNCAA-12b18672615689201345237302300000.341.409.460.86912024291.366.119.295.38510.317.900.771.0387.0026.97
1988Texas A&M UniversitySWCNCAA-12b19662557393195538247341700000.365.439.537.97613729289.378.172.373.43411.765.880.501.7351.0031.18
1989Texas A&MCollegeJr2b20632177779134864366491900000.364.481.5711.05212425266.374.207.571.46918.427.140.393.0127.1331.65
1989Kenosha TwinsMidwAmin-ss2051196295613121997322311100.286.387.393.7807716231.314.107.281.35913.859.960.720.8798.0028.57
1989Visalia OaksCalifA+min-ss20187720281000214061111100.364.412.494.906381086.418.130.260.4056.9812.791.830.000.0035.71
1989Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         692734984231240137383422200.308.394.421.81511526317.343.113.275.37211.9910.730.890.63136.5030.95
1990Orlando Sun RaysSouAAmin-2b2111843274125236253237633192300.289.389.384.77316631509.306.095.278.35612.386.090.490.39216.0024.80
1991Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin112b2215156578159246150255594041508.281.351.350.70119831634.299.069.209.3229.316.310.680.16565.0019.50
1992Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin112b2315560010417819625634138860521218.297.384.358.74221527707.320.061.243.34412.458.490.680.28300.0015.17
1993Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin112b241536028216727424129116544945111.277.354.346.70020833685.294.069.206.3229.496.420.680.29301.0019.76
1994Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin112b251094458513945355135641561003213.312.381.461.84220553499.346.149.306.3708.2211.221.371.0089.0038.13
1995Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin112b261365381071793481163461878951003315.333.424.487.91126253629.386.154.351.40412.4015.101.221.7548.9129.61
1996Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin112b271535781401973514137245149874190669.341.448.517.96529962701.370.176.400.42213.9810.560.761.8544.4631.47
1997Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin112b281566111171782610958621084841704611.291.390.411.80125145716.324.120.342.35911.7311.731.001.2667.8925.28
1998New York YankeesALMLBnya112b291506031171602541764311276701827113.265.361.405.76624446706.273.140.297.34310.769.920.922.4135.4728.75
1999New York YankeesALMLBnya112b3015060312017636418682898357213507.292.393.454.84727458715.296.162.332.37711.617.970.692.5233.5032.95
2000Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya-2b3111000000000110000.000.500.000.500002.000.000.000.3750.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2000New York YankeesALMLBnya112b3110240075113222526157464581206.283.366.385.75115429457.307.102.238.34010.079.850.981.0980.0025.66
2001New York YankeesALMLBnya11lf321375216613020394438958731452110.250.339.351.69018332600.274.101.269.3119.6712.171.261.5057.8924.62
2002Wichita WranglersTexAAkca-of33516352000106400010.313.500.438.9387222.417.125.563.41527.2718.180.670.000.0040.00
2002Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca11lf3380300416390622193283242215.210.284.300.5849015336.216.090.237.2658.339.521.141.7950.0023.81
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter16326366113218393226498615407117804730139205622116.289.378.406.78425834847385.311.117.289.00010.899.880.911.3364.9626.32
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter193722126214487493371410770124510.296.394.399.79328859850.322.103.283.00012.598.240.650.47180.5027.57
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter12344877130256253247693592310.290.393.386.77917333531.309.096.288.00012.996.590.510.38224.0025.38
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter197820281000214061221100.359.414.487.901381088.418.128.256.0006.8213.642.000.000.0035.71
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter51196295613121997322311100.286.387.393.7807716231.314.107.281.00013.859.960.720.8798.0028.57
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter19673320626152101614783201135900000.356.442.520.96238178846.372.164.404.00013.366.970.521.8945.8129.89
Minnesota Twins Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter101339397131197210514339127677513453747381975.304.391.416.80716383044571.332.112.293.00011.229.910.880.9491.6025.40
New York Yankees Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter5392127378579103134920211237263245611116236.272.366.402.7688551652478.287.130.289.00010.619.890.931.9843.4128.50
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter80300416390622193283242215.210.284.300.5849015336.216.090.237.0008.339.521.141.7950.0023.81
Average MLB - Per 162 games1626321121833261061401280721426212.289.378.406.78425648733.311.117.289.00010.899.880.911.3364.9626.32
Average Minor - Per 162 games16260610618040637831129059103410.296.394.399.79324250713.322.103.283.00012.598.240.650.47180.5027.57

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1989Kenosha Twins MidwAmin20SS50--601242120205184.8983.68------5198.038.8
1989Visalia Oaks CalifA+min20SS18--23521088575.8824.17------18100.012.7
1990Orlando Sun Rays SouAAmin212B116--2753002068595575.9664.96------11898.380.6
1991Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin222B148--2494601894727709.9754.79------15198.091.4
1991Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin22SS2---------------1511.31.2
1992Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin232B154--3064156104727721.9924.68------15599.495.1
1992Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23DH1---------------1550.60.6
1992Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23SS1---------------1550.60.6
1993Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin242B148--298425998732723.9884.89------15396.791.4
1993Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24SS6--26-1881.0001.33------1533.93.7
1993Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24OF1--2---221.0002.00------1530.70.6
1994Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin252B109--191284361478475.9944.36------109100.096.5
1994Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25SS1---1--111.0001.00------1090.90.9
1995Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin262B136--2534001088663653.9854.80------136100.094.4
1995Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26SS2--1---111.0000.50------1361.51.4
1996Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin272B151--271390893669661.9884.38------15398.793.2
1996Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27DH2---------------1531.31.2
1997Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin282B154--28342411101718707.9854.59------15698.795.1
1997Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28DH1---------------1560.60.6
1997Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28SS1--231165.8335.00------1560.60.6
1998New York YankeesALMLBnya292B149--2754081386696683.9814.58------15099.392.0
1998New York YankeesALMLBnya29DH1---------------1500.70.6
1999New York YankeesALMLBnya302B150--2544252667705679.9634.53------150100.092.6
2000Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya312B1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.7
2000New York YankeesALMLBnya312B82-6661501901543355340.9584.150.51-----10280.450.9
2000New York YankeesALMLBnya31DH20---------------10219.612.4
2001New York YankeesALMLBnya32LF108-890171824181179.9891.660.20-----13778.867.5
2001New York YankeesALMLBnya32DH24---------------13717.515.0
2002Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca33OF4--11---11111.0002.75------580.02.9
2002Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33LF74-61814553-153150.9802.030.24-----8092.545.7
2002Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33DH2---------------802.51.2
MLB Totals for 2B - 10 season(s)-   2B1381-6662530382111983564706351.9824.609.54-----13810.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF182-15083161354334329.9851.810.22-----1820.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 7 season(s)-   DH51---------------510.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 6 season(s)-   SS13--510121615.9381.15------130.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1--2---221.0002.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B116--2753002068595575.9664.96------1160.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF4--11---11111.0002.75------40.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS18--23521088575.8824.17------180.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1---1--111.0001.00------10.00.0
A Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS50--601242120205184.8983.68------500.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1989Kenosha Twins MidwAmin20----50------
1989Visalia Oaks CalifA+min20----18------
1990Orlando Sun Rays SouAAmin21---116-------
1991Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin22---1482------
1992Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23---1541-----1
1993Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24---1486----1-
1994Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25---1091------
1995Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26---1362------
1996Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27---151------2
1997Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28---1541-----1
1998New York YankeesALMLBnya29---149------1
1999New York YankeesALMLBnya30---150-------
2000Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya31---1-------
2000New York YankeesALMLBnya31---82------20
2001New York YankeesALMLBnya32------108---24
2002Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca33---------4-
2002Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33------74---2

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1991Minnesota TwinsChamp. SeriesMLB22520572003203300000.350.435.450.8859223.412.100.35013.0413.041.000.000.0028.57
1991Minnesota TwinsWorld SeriesMLB22726381002404200000.308.400.346.7469130.333.038.34613.336.670.500.000.0012.50
1998New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB29311010000000400000.091.091.091.1821011.143.000.0000.0036.360.000.000.000.00
1998New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB29625451000004200000.200.310.240.5506129.217.040.20013.796.900.500.000.0020.00
1998New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB29416360013103200000.375.474.5631.0379119.385.188.43815.7910.530.675.2616.0016.67
1999New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB30312120000001300000.167.231.167.3982013.222.000.0837.6923.083.000.000.000.00
1999New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB30518361001103000000.333.429.389.8187121.333.056.27814.290.000.000.000.0016.67
1999New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB30416551013101300000.313.353.563.9169217.333.250.3755.8817.653.005.8816.0040.00
2000New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB3139130001000200000.333.333.333.666309.429.000.0000.0022.220.000.000.000.00
2000New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB31623362002003400000.261.346.348.6948226.316.087.21711.5415.381.330.000.0033.33
2000New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB31410110001002100000.100.250.100.3501012.111.000.20016.678.330.500.000.000.00
2001New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB32522161001100000000.273.273.318.5917122.273.045.0910.000.000.000.000.0016.67
2001New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB32518061003002300000.333.400.389.7897120.400.056.16710.0015.001.500.000.0016.67
2001New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB32618110000001200000.056.105.056.1611019.063.000.0565.2610.532.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 4 yrs14543121002101900000.222.236.241.47713155.267.019.0561.8216.369.000.000.008.33
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 5 yrs271041530700930151200000.288.378.356.734377119.326.068.24012.6110.080.800.000.0023.33
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 5 yrs25861321202960111000000.244.330.337.66729497.257.093.29111.3410.310.912.0643.0019.05

Awards [6]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1991American League Rookie of the Year1
1995AL Silver Slugger Award (2B) ... American League Player of the Week (August 28-September 3)2
1996American League Player of the Week (July 1-July 7)1
1997AL Silver Slugger Award (2B) ... American League Gold Glove (Second Base)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2002-07-20InjuredActivated from DL 
2002-06-06InjuredDisabled -- pain in his lower left elbow, extending into the forearm 
2001-12-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
2001-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1998-02-06TradeTraded by Twins to Yankees for ??, Eric Milton, Cristian Guzman, Brian Buchanan and Cash. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1989Minnesota Twins-20120,000-------120,000Signing Bonus out of 1989 Draft (1st round - 25th overall)
1991Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll22100,000-62026-742,231100,000220,000
1992Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll23325,000-4191748962,245109,000545,000
1993Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll24510,000-3671360968,431109,0001,055,000
1994Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll251,625,000-212777++957,101109,0002,680,000
1995Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll262,987,500-120487++999,520109,0005,667,500
1996Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll274,670,000-48195++957,870109,00010,337,500
1997Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll286,150,000-29197++1,182,177150,00016,487,500
1998New York YankeesTeam Payroll296,000,000-31397++1,276,192170,00022,487,500
1999New York YankeesTeam Payroll306,000,000-46595++1,454,491200,00028,487,500
2000New York YankeesTeam Payroll316,000,000-67992++1,394,248200,00034,487,500
2001New York YankeesTeam Payroll326,000,000-951190++1,897,758200,00040,487,500
2002Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll332,000,000-3059662,011,045200,00042,487,500
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red