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Wayne TollesonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1976-1990 MLB Years: 1981-1990
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PositionsSS-806, 2B-297, 3B-266, DH-25, OF-6Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJimmy Wayne Tolleson
Height5-9Weight160BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 22,1955 [62.276]PlaceSpartanburg,South Carolina
High SchoolSpartanburg (Spartanburg,SC)
CollegeWestern Carolina University (Cullowhee,NC)

DraftedSelected by the Texas Rangers [Team Picks] in the 8th round (202nd overall) of the 1978 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 12th round (304th overall) of the 1977 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutSeptember 1,1981 [25.345]
OrganizationsTEX [8] NYA [5] CHA [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID18943Retrosheet IDtollw001MLBAM ID123380
RelationshipsFather of Steven Tolleson, Brother of Michael Tolleson
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed80Power20Contact51XBH22RBIs23Runs65Hitting42Durability58Team.480Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1976Western CarolinaCollegeSoss-2b2029110313632012184322200000.327.479.391.870435142.409.064.482.41522.5415.490.690.000.0013.89
1978Western CarolinaCollegeSrss-2b223312146436442329537900000.355.506.5701.0766914158.361.215.719.48023.425.700.242.5330.2532.56
1978Asheville TouristsWcarAtex-3b2270212355741021199403003000.269.385.297.682635255.313.028.264.32815.6911.760.750.000.008.77
1979Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-ss23130418439897136165567934300.234.327.297.62412417484.284.063.222.29311.5716.321.410.21418.0017.35
1980Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-ss24131452691241971304618688267200.274.375.354.72916027535.332.080.292.33912.7115.331.210.19452.0021.77
1981Wichita AerosAmerAAAtex-3b-ss25107375589894338368445606100.261.338.331.66912416426.300.070.261.31310.3313.151.270.70125.0016.33
1981Texas RangersALMLBtex33b251424640001201500000.167.200.167.3674025.211.000.125.1754.0020.005.000.000.000.00
1982Denver BearsAmerAAAtex-ss2671266486493427196404905310.241.337.342.6799116314.278.101.301.31212.7415.611.231.2766.5025.00
1982Texas RangersALMLBtex3ss2638706810021151403001.114.173.129.3029178.143.015.086.1496.4117.952.800.000.0012.50
1983Texas RangersALMLBtex32b27134470641221323203310406827208.260.319.315.63414818521.297.055.189.2937.6813.051.700.58156.6714.75
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex32b28118338357292092242747391012.213.276.251.5278511378.247.038.172.2487.1412.431.740.000.0015.28
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex3ss2912332345101951182112214609206.313.353.381.73412315355.360.068.161.3305.9212.962.190.28323.0014.85
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha13b3081260396573329136384309303.250.342.335.6778713310.286.085.258.31212.2613.871.130.9786.6720.00
1986New York YankeesALMLBnya2ss306021522619201444143324103.284.332.344.6767411236.333.060.126.3075.9313.982.360.000.0018.03
1986Totals for AL-AL         1414756112616534317105276213406.265.338.339.67716124546.308.074.198.3109.5213.921.460.55158.3319.05
1987New York YankeesALMLBnya2ss3112134948774012253437206003.221.306.241.547845398.275.020.149.26010.8018.091.670.25349.006.49
1988Fort Lauderdale YankeesFSLA+nya-ss32418250005001000000.278.316.278.5945019.278.000.056.2755.260.000.000.000.000.00
1988Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-ss-3b32827450001106300000.185.333.185.5185033.208.000.259.26418.189.090.500.000.000.00
1988Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         12456100006107300000.222.327.222.54910052.238.000.178.26813.465.770.430.000.000.00
1988New York YankeesALMLBnya22b-3b32215981520051081201101.254.338.288.62617269.313.034.186.29411.5917.391.500.000.0013.33
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya2ss-3b33801401623521951162313003.164.255.250.505358160.190.086.229.24010.0014.381.440.63140.0034.78
1990New York YankeesALMLBnya2ss347374121111041062102100.149.210.189.39914283.204.040.135.1907.2325.303.500.000.0018.18
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter8632322301559601791331084121938485311040.241.307.293.600680862613.284.052.175.0008.3814.701.750.34258.0015.38
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter52117682594515022915813746255299925910.255.350.324.674572812066.301.069.264.00012.3414.471.170.44196.4417.96
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter186668110167187766561490108011410.250.337.329.66622032773.287.079.277.00011.6413.971.200.9195.4319.16
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter26187011222228142666223124161911500.255.352.326.678284441019.309.071.259.00012.1715.801.300.20435.0019.82
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter418250005001000000.278.316.278.5945019.278.000.056.0005.260.000.000.000.000.00
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter70212355741021199403003000.269.385.297.682635255.313.028.264.00015.6911.760.750.000.008.77
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter62231777996435479693100000.342.493.485.97811219300.383.143.606.00023.0010.330.451.3357.7524.05
Texas Rangers Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter42712251563073294507927941805285027.251.305.301.606369451357.290.050.170.0006.9313.261.910.29306.2514.66
New York Yankees Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter355837106187215254168871613163010.223.298.268.56622428946.273.045.158.0009.2017.021.850.21418.5014.97
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter81260396573329136384309303.250.342.335.6778713310.286.085.258.00012.2613.871.130.9786.6720.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162436571051132252084172210208.241.307.293.60012816491.284.052.175.0008.3814.701.750.34258.0015.38
Average Minor - Per 162 games162550811401673494314799338300.255.350.324.67417825642.301.069.264.00012.3414.471.170.44196.4417.96

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Asheville Tourists WcarAtex223B49--541221619192176.9173.59------7070.035.0
1978Asheville Tourists WcarAtex22SS22--31534148884.9553.82------7031.415.7
1979Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex23SS129--1794134184633592.9354.59------13099.297.0
1980Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex24SS130--1613953162587556.9474.28------13199.295.6
1981Wichita Aeros AmerAAAtex253B71--49139513193188.9742.65------10766.452.6
1981Wichita Aeros AmerAAAtex25SS36--301071014147137.9323.81------10733.626.7
1981Wichita Aeros AmerAAAtex252B5--1612-528281.0005.60------1074.73.7
1981Wichita Aeros AmerAAAtex25OF3--11--221.0000.67------1072.82.2
1981Texas RangersALMLBtex253B6--58--13131.0002.17------1442.95.7
1981Texas RangersALMLBtex25SS2---------------1414.31.9
1982Denver Bears AmerAAAtex26SS71--97195614298292.9804.11------71100.052.6
1982Texas RangersALMLBtex26SS26--4768520120115.9584.42------3868.416.0
1982Texas RangersALMLBtex263B4---2--221.0000.50------3810.52.5
1982Texas RangersALMLBtex262B1---------------382.60.6
1983Texas RangersALMLBtex272B112--2463151669577561.9725.01------13483.669.1
1983Texas RangersALMLBtex27SS26--22571128079.9883.04------13419.416.0
1983Texas RangersALMLBtex27DH1---------------1340.70.6
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex282B109--1912761061477467.9794.28------11892.467.7
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex28SS7--28-110101.0001.43------1185.94.3
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex283B5--23--551.0001.00------1184.23.1
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex28DH1---------------1180.80.6
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex28OF1---------------1180.80.6
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex29SS81--96182837286278.9723.43------12365.950.3
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex292B29--4465411113109.9653.76------12323.618.0
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex293B12--982-1917.8951.42------1239.87.5
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex29DH6---------------1234.93.7
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha303B65--3711379157150.9552.31------8180.240.1
1986New York YankeesALMLBnya30SS56--87177535269264.9814.71------6093.334.6
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30SS18--1325133938.9742.11------8122.211.1
1986New York YankeesALMLBnya303B7--510121615.9382.14------6011.74.3
1986New York YankeesALMLBnya302B3--32-1551.0001.67------605.01.9
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30OF2--2---221.0001.00------812.51.2
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30DH2---------------812.51.2
1987New York YankeesALMLBnya31SS119--1623211564498483.9704.06------12198.373.5
1987New York YankeesALMLBnya313B3---5-2551.0001.67------1212.51.9
1988Fort Lauderdale Yankees FSLA+nya32SS4--613232119.9054.75------4100.03.0
1988Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya32SS5--510111615.9383.00------862.53.5
1988Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya323B3--210--12121.0004.00------837.52.1
1988New York YankeesALMLBnya322B12--2033175453.9814.42------2157.17.5
1988New York YankeesALMLBnya323B10--821223129.9352.90------2147.66.2
1988New York YankeesALMLBnya32SS1---------------214.80.6
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya33SS28--25542108179.9752.82------8035.017.4
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya333B28--1438555752.9121.86------8035.017.4
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya332B13--615-521211.0001.62------8016.38.1
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya33DH10---------------8012.56.2
1990New York YankeesALMLBnya34SS45--4372222117115.9832.56------7361.627.8
1990New York YankeesALMLBnya342B13--1414-428281.0002.15------7317.88.0
1990New York YankeesALMLBnya34DH5---------------736.83.1
1990New York YankeesALMLBnya343B3---------------734.11.9
MLB Totals for SS - 10 season(s)-   SS409--4979643920415001461.9743.57------4090.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 8 season(s)-   2B292--5247203115812751244.9764.26------2920.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 9 season(s)-   3B143--802081720305288.9442.01------1430.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 6 season(s)-   DH25---------------250.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF3--2---221.0000.67------30.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 3 season(s)-   SS112--1323121729461444.9633.96------1120.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B74--51149513205200.9762.70------740.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B5--1612-528281.0005.60------50.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF3--11--221.0000.67------30.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS259--3408087214612201148.9414.43------2590.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS4--613232119.9054.75------40.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B49--541221619192176.9173.59------490.00.0
A Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS22--31534148884.9553.82------220.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Asheville Tourists WcarAtex22----2249-----
1979Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex23----129------
1980Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex24----130------
1981Wichita Aeros AmerAAAtex25---53671---3-
1981Texas RangersALMLBtex25----26-----
1982Denver Bears AmerAAAtex26----71------
1982Texas RangersALMLBtex26---1264-----
1983Texas RangersALMLBtex27---11226-----1
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex28---10975---11
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex29---298112----6
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30----1865---22
1986New York YankeesALMLBnya30---3567-----
1987New York YankeesALMLBnya31----1193-----
1988Fort Lauderdale Yankees FSLA+nya32----4------
1988Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya32----53-----
1988New York YankeesALMLBnya32---12110-----
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya33---132828----10
1990New York YankeesALMLBnya34---13453----5

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1990-10-05Released by Yankees. 
1988-12-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1988-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1986-07-30TradeTraded by White Sox with Joel Skinner and Ron Kittle to Yankees for Bill Lindsey, carlos martinez and Ron Hassey. 
1985-11-25TradeTraded by Rangers with Dave Schmidt to White Sox for Jose Mota, Scott Fletcher and Ed Correa. 
* 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
1985Texas RangersTeam Payroll29135,000-4611924370,78060,000135,000
1986New York YankeesTeam Payroll30275,000-3552149386,34760,000410,000
1986Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll30275,000-3552049386,34760,000410,000
1987New York YankeesTeam Payroll31385,000-2421766++344,90660,000795,000
1988New York YankeesTeam Payroll32410,000-2561964++392,10762,5001,205,000
1989New York YankeesTeam Payroll3362,500-69149-429,80262,5001,267,500
1990New York YankeesTeam Payroll34425,000-3252054515,727100,0001,692,500
* 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