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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Joseph Desa
Stat Years
1977-1986  [mlb] 1980-1985
Height/Weight
5-11 / 170
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
1B (916) ... OF (136) ... DH (4)
Draft Position
1B
Born Date/Place
Death
1986-12-20 [27.146]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
Damien (Honolulu,HI)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in Round #3 (#58 overall) of the 1977 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1980-09-06 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.041)
Service Time
Organizations
SLN [7] CHA [3]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 10688 ... retro id: desaj001 ... mlbam id: 113288
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1977Calgary CardinalsPioRksln-171b---170279657613135562504360200.272.392.358.75033710017.280.086.31114.8412.760.8693.00.8922.4
    1978Gastonia CardinalsWcarAsln-181b---242149233911042551201430100.262.358.416.7741736215.315.154.26511.568.090.7037.22.3138.5
    1978St. Petersburg CardinalsFSLA+sln-181b---286277418613053023292075400.310.385.412.79732211418.202.102.3169.016.210.6955.41.5520.9
    1979Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-191b---3130463711473251386334465131500.317.389.492.88152622850.270.175.3448.3712.361.4835.62.4734.0
    1980Springfield RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-201b---41234235412425297442436244500.293.360.426.78647918036.239.133.3228.9812.941.4447.01.8829.0
    1980St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln720of-1bL-S-E-P4711030000000200001.273.273.273.5461130.000.000.3330.0018.180.000.00.000.0
    1981Springfield RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-211b---513249760145302127343676670590.292.380.433.81357621544.278.141.31411.6311.460.9941.42.0830.3
    1982Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-22of-1b---613048772134263147512486342310.275.343.427.77054420843.248.152.2918.8211.581.3134.82.5732.1
    1983Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-231b---7271051231611140191101100.295.348.400.748116428.181.105.3197.769.481.22105.00.8625.8
    1984Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAcha-241b---814151173144327108123584744960.282.354.431.78558622049.260.149.2899.908.020.8151.11.7134.0
    1985Buffalo BisonsAmerAAAcha-251b---99736656105213176681394630630.287.355.500.85541418341.339.213.2859.4211.111.1821.54.1139.0
    1985Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20,38251bL-S-E-P92844582027003601010.182.234.364.59848164.250.182.1676.2512.502.0022.04.1750.0
    1986Buffalo BisonsAmerAAAcha-261b---1013045065128213178302614581620.284.375.458.83352620641.304.174.28211.608.560.7426.53.2332.0
    MLB Totals (2 yrs)35555112027003801011.200.241.345.58659194.200.145.2005.0813.562.6727.53.3936.4
    American League Totals (1 yrs)2844582027003601010.182.234.364.59848164.250.182.1676.2512.502.0022.04.1750.0
    National League Totals (1 yrs)711030000000200001.273.273.273.5461130.000.000.3330.0018.180.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals110840075921159230271056623523468482591847210.289.368.439.80745991758362.269.150.30410.1810.481.0338.22.2831.2
    Minor: Rk Totals70279657613135562504360200.272.392.358.75033710017.280.086.31114.8412.760.8693.00.8922.4
    Minor: A Totals42149233911042551201430100.262.358.416.7741736215.315.154.26511.568.090.7037.22.3138.5
    Minor: A+ Totals86277418613053023292075400.310.385.412.79732211418.202.102.3169.016.210.6955.41.5520.9
    Minor: AA Totals130463711473251386334465131500.317.389.492.88152622850.270.175.3448.3712.361.4835.62.4734.0
    Minor: AAA Totals780283939281116121804661914325340301235210.286.361.442.80332411254262.272.156.29810.0310.491.0535.52.4732.3
    Chicago White Sox Totals (1 yrs)2844582027003601010.182.234.364.59848164.250.182.1676.2512.502.0022.04.1750.0
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (1 yrs)711030000000200001.273.273.273.5461130.000.000.3330.0018.180.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1978Gastonia CardinalsWcarA181B4100.032617430347343.9888.400.0029.397.62
    1978St. Petersburg CardinalsFSLA+181B8600.072253173776775.9999.000.0061.4100.01
    1979Arkansas TravelersTexAA191B12600.01129711110212111200.9919.500.0094.796.91
    1980Springfield RedbirdsAmerAAA201B11800.010058669910971091.9959.200.0086.895.91
    1980St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB201B105.02000221.0002.000.400.614.34
    1980St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB20OF109.01000111.0001.000.110.614.311
    1981Springfield RedbirdsAmerAAA211B13200.011821041112412971286.9929.700.0097.1100.01
    1981Springfield RedbirdsAmerAAA21OF100.03000331.0003.000.000.70.89
    1982Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAA221B4900.036732543404399.9888.100.0036.337.72
    1982Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAA22OF9000.0121653132127.9621.400.0066.769.23
    1983Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAA231B1900.016420117185184.9959.700.0014.170.43
    1983Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAA23OF900.01210113131.0001.400.006.733.35
    1984Denver ZephyrsAmerAAA241B13900.01157119913112851276.9939.200.0090.398.61
    1984Denver ZephyrsAmerAAA24OF300.08000881.0002.700.001.92.19
    1985Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA251B8200.069844576747742.9939.000.0057.784.51
    1985Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA25OF2200.0315323936.9231.600.0015.522.77
    1985Chicago White SoxALMLB251B9058.07070477771.0008.601.335.632.12
    1985Chicago White SoxALMLB25OF101.0000000.0000.000.000.63.612
    1985Chicago White SoxALMLB25DH400.0000000.0000.000.002.514.38
    1986Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA261B11400.09716239610361033.9979.100.0080.387.71
    1986Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA26OF900.06301991.0001.000.006.36.911
    MLB Totals - (1B)10007270479791.0007.900.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)2001000111.0000.500.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)400000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)6530055444674058660516011.9939.200.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)134001811587204196.9611.500.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (1B)126001129711110212111200.9919.500.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (1B)860072253173776775.9999.000.000.00.00
    A Totals - (1B)410032617430347343.9888.400.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1978Minor--127--------
    1979Minor--126--------
    1980MLB--1------1-
    1980Minor--118--------
    1981Minor--132------1-
    1982Minor--49------90-
    1983Minor--19------9-
    1984Minor--139------3-
    1985MLB--9------14
    1985Minor--82------22-
    1986Minor--114------9-
    Totals--916------1364