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Eric SoderholmTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1968-1980 MLB Years: 1971-1980
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Positions3B-759, DH-82, SS-2, 1B-2, 2B-1Position when DraftediF-OfPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameEric Thane Soderholm
Height5-11Weight187BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 24,1948 [69.215]PlaceCortland,New York
High SchoolCoral Park (Miami,FL)
CollegeSouth Georgia State College (Douglas,GA)

DraftedSelected by the Minnesota Twins [Team Picks] in the 1st round (1st overall) of the 1968 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Kansas City Athletics [Team Picks] in the 11th round (207th overall) of the 1967 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutSeptember 3,1971 [22.344]
OrganizationsMIN [8] CHA [3] NYA [1] TEX [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID18246Retrosheet IDsodee101MLBAM ID122517
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed47Power75Contact66XBH72RBIs65Runs69Hitting64Durability40Team.501Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1968OrlandoFSLA+-198429351801241239000000000.273.273.464.73713628293.242.191.191.3360.000.000.004.1024.4235.00
1969Red SpringsCaroA+-2020688204114000000000.294.294.426.72029668.284.132.132.3220.000.000.001.4768.0030.00
1969OrlandoFSLA+-2051192395392643000000000.276.276.438.7148417192.253.162.161.3190.000.000.003.1332.0032.08
1969Totals for A+-A+         712604773133747000000000.281.281.435.71611323260.261.154.154.3200.000.000.002.6937.1431.51
1969CharlotteSouAA-20481452633101323000000000.228.228.372.6005414145.211.144.145.2670.000.000.002.0748.3342.42
1969Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         119405731062341070000000000.262.262.412.67416737405.243.150.151.3010.000.000.002.4740.5034.91
1970OrlandoFSLA+-21259017204119000000000.222.222.322.54429690.213.100.100.2410.000.000.001.1190.0030.00
1970EvansvilleAmerAAA-219831044771131542000000000.248.248.448.69613929310.210.200.200.3050.000.000.004.8420.6737.66
1970Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         12340061971541651000000000.243.243.420.66316835400.211.177.178.2910.000.000.004.0025.0036.08
1971PortlandPCLAAA-22132454801252832283000000000.275.275.496.77122553454.238.221.220.3450.000.000.004.8520.6442.40
1971Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin13b222164910401401101731011.156.299.266.56517578.196.110.250.27112.8221.791.701.2864.0050.00
1972Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin13b23932872854100133933194833126.188.245.359.60410323313.181.171.237.2776.0715.342.534.1522.0842.59
1973TacomaPCLAAA-2411639060932751055000000000.238.238.410.64816042390.218.172.172.2870.000.000.002.5639.0045.16
1973Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin123b24351112233721912211612004.297.414.423.8374710135.340.126.306.38615.5611.850.760.74111.0030.30
1974Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin123b25141464631281831051734868552114.276.349.392.74118231524.304.116.228.3439.1612.981.421.9146.4024.22
1975Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin123b26117419621201721158355366012114.286.365.415.78017430475.317.129.251.36011.1613.891.252.3238.0925.00
1977Chicago White SoxALMLBcha123b28130460771292032567244747423515.280.350.500.85023048516.266.220.317.3709.119.111.004.8418.4037.21
1978Chicago White SoxALMLBcha123b29143457571181712067223944437213.258.318.431.74919738510.245.173.258.3367.658.631.133.9222.8532.20
1979Chicago White SoxALMLBcha123b305621031538263401191901119.252.313.395.7088316231.253.143.229.3168.238.231.002.6035.0030.19
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex53b30631471540604190012912305.272.325.395.7205810165.263.123.204.3237.275.450.752.4236.7525.00
1969Totals for AL-AL         11935746931421053013128134114.261.318.395.71314126396.257.134.218.3237.837.070.902.5335.7027.96
1980New York YankeesALMLBnya21dh-3b31952753879131113500272511029.287.353.462.81512725304.285.175.273.3648.888.220.933.6225.0031.65
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter89428944027641201410238318212953592221191590.264.335.421.75612182363251.270.157.258.0009.0711.041.223.1428.3730.89
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter57419423255011052070298000000000.258.258.441.6998561951942.230.183.183.0000.000.000.003.6027.7438.92
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3461154184295661147180000000000.256.256.454.7105241241154.224.198.198.0000.000.000.004.0724.5542.03
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter481452633101323000000000.228.228.372.6005414145.211.144.145.0000.000.000.002.0748.3342.42
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1806431151732982095000000000.269.269.432.70127857643.246.163.163.0000.000.000.003.1132.1532.95
Minnesota Twins Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter407134518434556736161141415121512125539.257.336.389.725523991525.281.132.245.0009.9014.101.422.3637.3628.70
Chicago White Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter329112716530045651168471051108611837.266.330.453.7835101021257.255.187.277.0008.358.751.054.0622.1034.00
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter952753879131113500272511029.287.353.462.81512725304.285.175.273.0008.888.220.933.6225.0031.65
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter631471540604190012912305.272.325.395.7205810165.263.123.204.0007.275.450.752.4236.7525.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162524731382231869345365443316.264.335.421.75622143589.270.157.258.0009.0711.041.223.1428.3730.89
Average Minor - Per 162 games162548921413062084000000000.258.258.441.69924255548.230.183.183.0000.000.000.003.6027.7438.92

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1971Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin223B20--1748426965.9423.25------2195.212.5
1972Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin233B79-689661631417243229.9422.900.33-----9384.951.3
1973Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin243B33-26926678510193.9212.820.35-----3594.320.4
1973Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24SS1-2-------------352.90.6
1974Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin253B130--1002731719390373.9562.87------14192.280.2
1974Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25SS1--1---111.0001.00------1410.70.6
1975Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin263B113--942771214383371.9693.28------11796.671.1
1975Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26DH3---------------1172.61.9
1977Chicago White SoxALMLBcha283B126--99249818356348.9782.76------13096.977.8
1977Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28DH3---------------1302.31.9
1978Chicago White SoxALMLBcha293B128--1282451417387373.9642.91------14389.579.5
1978Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29DH11---------------1437.76.8
1978Chicago White SoxALMLBcha292B1---4--441.0004.00------1430.70.6
1979Chicago White SoxALMLBcha303B56--55154312212209.9863.73------56100.035.0
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex303B37--2048457268.9441.84------6358.722.8
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex30DH14---------------6322.28.6
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex301B2--911-1110.9095.00------633.21.2
1980New York YankeesALMLBnya31DH51---------------9553.731.5
1980New York YankeesALMLBnya313B37--1565448480.9522.16------9538.922.8
MLB Totals for 3B - 9 season(s)-   3B759-95862015898811322972209.9622.912.31-----7590.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH82---------------820.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B2--911-1110.9095.00------20.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS2-21---111.0000.500.50-----20.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1---4--441.0004.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1971Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin22-----20-----
1972Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23-----79-----
1973Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24----133-----
1974Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25----1130-----
1975Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26-----113----3
1977Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28-----126----3
1978Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29---1-128----11
1979Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30-----56-----
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex30--2--37----14
1980New York YankeesALMLBnya31-----37----51

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1980New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB3126010000000000000.167.167.167.334106.167.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs26010000000000000.167.167.167.334106.167.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1977AL Comeback Player of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1981-10-13Released by Yankees. 
1979-11-14TradeTraded by Rangers to Yankees for Ricky Burdette, Amos Lewis and Cash. 
1979-06-15TradeTraded by White Sox to Rangers for Gary Holle and Ed Farmer. 
1976-11-26ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
1976-11-01Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* 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.