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Brian DowningBatting Stat Details
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Brian Downing
PositionsDH-824, OF-777, C-675, 3B-8Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBrian Jay Downing
Height5-10Weight194BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 9,1950 [69.005]PlaceLos Angeles,California
High SchoolMagnolia (Anaheim,CA)
CollegeCypress College (Cypress,CA)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1969 by the Chicago White Sox.
Signing ScoutsDoc Bennett
MLB DebutMay 31,1973 [22.234]Awards2Awards Voting3-52
TBC Player ID10875Retrosheet IDdownb001MLBAM ID113516
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Games -- On Base -- Outs -- Baserunning -- Pitch Summary -- Pitch Detail -- Ejections

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Games

TopPH,PR,DR = Entered Game as...PH2,PR2,DR2 = Left Game for...Ejections
YearGPGSGS%CGDNSDNFGF%PHPRDRGFPH2PR2DR2PC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFDH123456789
1973341852.913161944.1100615302-11---8---1--14211646
19741088275.968263765.71367711004-63-------9131-271722442
197513813597.812731192.0012127503-137-------1------12135
19761048985.675152873.15010762210-93-------112-34144881213
1977695579.742142366.751846922-61-------21---1-2659
197813312392.5108102482.04331091014-128-------2-11--4641548
197914714397.313041788.44001301210-129-------18----367138-2
1980302790.0203970.030021241-16-------13---410141-1
1981938894.66752573.1203681416-37-------59141118321512
198215815799.422113613.91002224129----------146-15--51-
198311311097.36334956.6300641145---------2624122222217311
198415615096.211064372.44201131930---------215-21188434-3
198515013992.7100114768.711001033630---------25266591121159-3
198615214293.4108104371.710001092824---------105274272219111
198715514895.548710532.3700504195---------118110220144221-
198813513197.09543871.9400975229---------13233143535123-21
198914214098.69624568.3101973239---------141512-1357162-1
1990968790.65793464.6900621128---------8734212218205-3
19911239879.713259919.525002413270---------109911-11110-18
19921079185.028167034.615103723535---------93564-4177847
Totals2343215391.9139019090261.51361440144110156606067500080008246063723417036034919695296
GP: Games Played GS: Games in starting lineup GS%: % of Games in starting lineup CG: Games Completed DNS: Did not start game in lineup DNF: Did not finish GF%: Games Finished% PH: Entered game as Pinch Hitter PR: Entered game as Pinch Runner DR: Entered Game as Defensive Replacement GF: Games Finished PH2: Left game for a pinch hitter PR2: Left game for a pinch runner DR2: Left game for defensive replacement P: Games at Pitcher C: Games at catcher 1B: Games at first base 2B: Games at second base SS: Games at shortstop 3B: Games at third base LF: Games in left field CF: Games in center field RF: Games in right field DH: Games as designated hitter 1-9: Games per batting slot

On Base

YearTeamGPPAABTBAVGOBPSLGOPSHPH1B1B-IF1B-OF1B-B2B3BHRHR1HR2HR3GSIPHRWO-HWO-HRROEBBIBBBB4ldBBBB_BLHBPSHSFCIRBIon HROtherHR-BI%On Out
1973CHA34857320.178.277.274.55113210-10-1-22---1---101-3--2--42250.00-
1974CHA108350293110.225.344.375.71966-43736-12110514----2513-10124--39192048.72-
1975CHA138516420136.240.356.324.680101-819721121743---2610765-1513116-41103124.398
1976CHA104365317104.256.338.328.66681-64955214-33----1-840--11-143-3032710.003
1977CHA6921416968.284.402.402.80448138335-42413-----334--42254-2571828.004
1978CAL133476412141.255.345.342.6881051831073-15-7412----5522-41642-46123426.094
1979CAL147596509235.326.418.462.880166-12420104127312723----8774-112532-75205526.673
1980CAL301089339.290.364.419.78427-19118-6-211------121-4--12-2532212.003
1981CAL93370317120.249.351.379.73079-56650-14-94221---5461-10143--41182343.902
1982CAL158725623300.281.368.482.850175-1081098-3722820422---9861-281538-84424250.0012
1983CAL113473403173.246.352.429.78199164757-15119982----2624-142512-53312258.494
1984CAL156628539249.275.360.462.822148195-95-2822312551---7703-121739-91415045.0511
1985CAL150620520222.263.371.427.798137-93-93123120893--1810783-1831354-85355041.188
1986CAL152631513232.267.389.452.841137-86680-274207832-41710902-1211738-95405542.1114
1987CAL155695567276.272.400.487.886154-93489-29329227---1-51066-3711723-77364146.758
1988CAL135590484214.242.362.442.805117172765-182251861--1-78151516-1456-64333151.567
1989CAL142610544225.283.354.414.768154-1131598-25214113-----7563171416-4-59174228.816
1990CAL96390330154.273.374.467.84190-56254-18214743--1103502151126-4-51242747.064
1991TEX123476407185.278.377.455.8311136771364-1721713211---458712161812-49242548.983
1992TEX107391320137.278.407.428.83589-611447-18-10631----3622151818-1-40152537.502
Totals:2343930978533340.267.370.425.796209913143614312935360282751647232711141108119755742682212960700107443264240.22106
GP: Games Played PA: Plate Appearances AB: At Bats (Official) TB: Total Bases AVG: Batting Average OBP: On Base Percentage SLG: Slugging Percentage OPS: On Base Plus Slugging H: Hits PH: Pinch hits 1B: Singles 1B-IF: Infield Singles 1B-OF: Outfield Singles 1B-B: Bunt Singles 2B: Doubles 3B: Triples HR: Home Runs HR1: Solo Homers HR2: 2-run Homers HR3: 3-run Homers GS: Grand Slams IPHR: Inside the park homer WO-H: Walkoff hits WO-HR: Walkoff homers ROE: Reached on Error BB: Walks IBB: Intentional Walks BB4: Walked on 4 pitches ldBB: Leadoff walks BB_BL: Bases loaded walks HBP: Hit by Pitch SH: Sacrifice Hits SF: Sacrifice Flies CI: Catcher's INTerference RBI: Runs Batted In on HR: RBIs on Homers Other: RBIs not on Homers HR-BI%: % of RBIs due to homers On Out: RBIS on productive outs (includes sac hit/fly)

Outs

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YearOutsSOGOAOFlyLinePopG/AGDPOppGDP%FCFOProdSO-SwSO-Ca%SwTipSO3PC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFIFOFIF%
19736118261713221.5332015.00126--0.0--7115107264311272.1
197422972867155791.21116915.94-79--0.0--12471438361421111114670.7
1975325751321181001171.12129812.2411930--0.0--1511142653622928121816972.4
1976233557999731970.802663.0321611--0.0--77133233281623191205867.4
197712721555142631.083436.98-516--0.0--556624249207703666.0
197830747146114918151.28148616.2811019--0.0--224144266361629311847670.8
1979338571541271031771.211711914.2921922--0.0--176203669502328321988370.5
19806912253218680.7852321.74-25--0.0--2191287396391868.4
198123535114866211131.33116417.1911220-10.0--134103555211225251386269.0
19824495819919216216141.04149215.2211931--0.0--2091852837232545125413765.0
198330559115131116960.888908.89-1112--0.0--124143448442832301569063.4
1984393661571701682-0.921811415.7931629--0.0--1971843606230464220911863.9
19853796115915914712-1.00121229.8431829--0.0--21112536606243312921510367.6
19863758413016113625-0.811412311.3821633--0.0--10101839476137422718510663.6
19874128515217514319130.87101039.711823--0.0--18131737597338363621711066.4
19883706314116612128170.851210311.651930531084.1-91361338625541403918712060.9
19893848711518210237430.636966.2531119701580.5-131291521594634554616213554.5
199023945861086112350.80117315.072617321171.1-585141641411934161256964.4
1991292701021207012380.8577010.001726521874.3-895152152402631231428064.0
19922295880914511350.8876610.61-416401869.0-754102336382219141165567.8
Totals575111282253237018282702720.95197164012.01252174032477321.90422471262715688659634746095003040158365.8
Outs: Total Outs SO:Strikeouts GO: Groundouts AO: AirOuts Fly: Flyouts Line: Lineouts Pop: Popouts G/A: Groundout to Airout Ratio GDP: Grounded into double play Opp: Opportunities to ground into double play GDP%: Ground into DP percentage FC: Fielder's Choices FO: Forceouts Prod: Productive Outs (Baserunners advanced on out) SO-Sw: Struck out swinging SO-Ca: Stuck out looking (called) %Sw: Pct of strikeouts that were swinging Tip: Struck out foul tip SO3: Struck out on 3 pitches P: Out on ball fielded by Pitcher C: Out on ball fielded by Catcher 1B: Out on ball fielded by First Baseman 2B: Out on ball fielded by Second Baseman SS: Out on ball fielded by Shortstop 3B: Out on ball fielded by Third Baseman LF: Out on ball fielded by Left Fielder CF: Out on ball fielded by Center Fielder RF: Out on ball fielded by Right Fielder IF: Out on ball fielded by an Infielder OF: Out on ball fielded by an Outfielder IF%: % of outs by infielders.

Baserunning Statistics

YearTeamsGPPAOBRR%SB2OOB
1973CHA348526519.2303
1974CHA1083501274132.2801
1975CHA1385162105827.62131
1976CHA1043651473825.8563
1977CHA69214922830.4312
1978CAL1334761804223.3333
1979CAL1475962768731.5235
1980CAL3010841512.2000
1981CAL933701474731.9713
1982CAL15872529410937.0721
1983CAL1134731796837.9913
1984CAL1566282516525.9001
1985CAL1506202588031.0153
1986CAL1526312729033.0945
1987CAL15569529111037.8026
1988CAL1355902298034.9332
1989CAL1426102375924.8903
1990CAL963901574729.9404
1991TEX1234761927639.5801
1992TEX1073911685331.5513

Pitch Summary

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YearTeamGPPAABBBSOHBPPitStrBalFouCaSwMsIntInPlP/PAFPSFPS%FP-SWFP-IPFP-SW%FP-IP%CtSwSwMs%Sw%Str%Bal%Foul%IP-SW%IP-PA%3-03-0sw3-0sw%
1973CHA3485731018---------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1974CHA10835029351722--------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1975CHA13851642076753--------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1976CHA10436531740551--------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1977CHA6921416934212--------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1978CAL13347641252476--------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1979CAL14759650977575--------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1980CAL30108931212---------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1981CAL9337031746354291712-110-60.0861.62611.620.2761662.5055.1758.6241.380.0037.501.62----
1982CAL15872562386585--------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1983CAL11347340362595--------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1984CAL15662853970667--------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1985CAL150620520786113--------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1986CAL152631513908417--------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1987CAL1556955671068517--------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1988CAL135590484816314245814451013317572125154284.1725042.3741216.953.5674587314.3235.5258.7941.2112.9049.0372.544636.5
1989CAL14261054456876251915181001379500177164594.1326843.9360289.844.59838101817.3940.4160.2639.7415.0545.0975.2547714.9
1990CAL9639033050456154790064723929690102743.9716642.5638159.743.8551360414.9039.0458.1841.8215.4545.3670.2628310.7
1991TEX1234764075870820291181848292422127273404.2618538.8730126.302.5263275916.7337.4158.2141.7914.3944.8071.433638.3
1992TEX10739132062588173699274423640291122634.4415840.412586.392.0549959015.4233.9957.1442.8613.5944.5867.2634-0.0
GP: Games Played PA: Plate Appearances AB: At Bats BB: Walks SO: Strikeouts HBP: Hit by Pitch Pit: Pitches Faced Str: Strikes Bal: Balls Fou: Fouls Ca: Called Strikes SwMs: Swing and Miss Strikes Int: intent Balls InPl: Balls in Play P/PA: Pitches per Plate Appearance FPS: First Pitch Strikes FPS%: First Pitch Strike% FP-Sw: Swung on first pitch FP-IP%: First Pitch in Play % Ct: Contact (In Play + Fouls) Sw: Total Swings SwMs%: Swing/Miss% Sw%: Swing % Str%: Strike % (Strikes/Pitches) Bal%: Balls % (Balls/Pitches) Foul%: Foul % (Fouls/Pitches) IP-SW%: % of Balls put in play on swings IP-PA%: % of plate appearances with balls put in play 3-0: Counts of 3-0 3-0sw: Swings on count of 3-0 3-0sw%: % of Swings on count of 3-0

Player Ejections

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Game DateUmpireReason
1976-05-23Jim McKeanCalled third strike
1987-09-14Steve PalermoBalls and strikes (from bench)
2 ejection(s) listed