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Joe GirardiTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1984-2003 MLB Years: 1989-2003
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Major Award Winner
World Series Champion

PositionsC-1569, OF-9, DH-3Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJoseph Elliott Girardi
Height5-11Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 14,1964 [53.191]PlacePeoria,Illinois
High SchoolSpalding Institute (Peoria,IL)
CollegeNorthwestern University (Evanston,IL)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago Cubs [Team Picks] in the 5th round (116th overall) of the 1986 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1988-CHN-#6 ... 1989-CHN-#7
MLB DebutApril 4,1989 [24.172]
OrganizationsCHN [10] NYA [4] COL [3] SLN [1] Awards1Awards Voting10-206
TBC Player ID1076Retrosheet IDgiraj001MLBAM ID114833
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed51Power34Contact70XBH31RBIs48Runs36Hitting61Durability49Team.505Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1984NorthwesternCollegeSoc1955164306517164701292000000.396.487.6221.10910224193.428.226.396.48815.0310.360.693.1127.3336.92
1985NorthwesternCollegeJrc2055182497112484530271100000.390.469.6321.10111524209.387.242.407.47912.925.260.413.8322.7533.80
1986Peoria ChiefsMidwAchn-c2168230367113132863173632310.309.360.413.7739517255.351.104.191.3446.6714.122.121.1876.6723.94
1987Winston-Salem SpiritsCaroA+chn-c2299364511029884692336422120.280.343.415.75815125402.321.135.245.3328.2115.921.941.9945.5024.51
1988Pittsfield CubsEastAAchn-c23104357449714174174295132220.272.330.375.70513422393.299.103.193.3197.3812.981.761.7851.0022.68
1989Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-c24321101227422113151900010.245.278.373.651418115.281.128.191.2904.3516.523.801.7455.0029.63
1989Chicago CubsNLMLBchn7c2459157153910011421112621154.248.304.331.6355211172.290.083.159.2806.4015.122.360.58157.0028.21
1990Chicago CubsNLMLBchn7c25133419361132421388317503441113.270.300.344.64414427447.301.074.126.2803.8011.192.940.22419.0023.89
1991Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-c261236381004204801000.222.300.250.5509141.286.028.194.2629.7619.512.000.000.0012.50
1991Chicago CubsNLMLBchn7c262147392006006601010.191.283.234.51711254.220.043.170.24011.1111.111.000.000.0022.22
1992Chicago CubsNLMLBchn7c279127019733111202193810138.270.320.300.620815291.310.030.093.2846.5313.062.000.34270.006.85
1993Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-c288316151116100300000.484.484.6771.16121331.519.193.226.5100.009.680.003.2331.0020.00
1993Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol7c28863103590145331662441312106.290.346.397.74312322350.326.107.184.3346.8611.711.710.86103.3324.44
1994Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol7c2993330479194434332148262113.276.321.364.68512017361.311.088.152.3055.8213.302.291.1182.5018.68
1995Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol7c30125462631211728553329762121015.262.308.359.66716627506.298.097.160.2995.7315.022.621.5857.7522.31
1996New York YankeesALMLBnya25c311244225512422324513430555113111.294.346.374.72015827471.332.080.173.3236.3711.681.830.42211.0021.77
1997New York YankeesALMLBnya25c3211239838105231150232653252115.264.311.334.64513325433.301.070.133.2906.0012.242.040.23398.0023.81
1998New York YankeesALMLBnya25c33782543170114331241438281110.276.317.386.7039818279.313.110.157.3105.0213.622.711.0884.6725.71
1999New York YankeesALMLBnya25c34652092350161227311026082016.239.271.354.6257419229.262.115.172.2744.3711.352.600.87104.5038.00
2000Chicago CubsNLMLBchn8c3510636347101151640103261363312.278.339.375.71413622407.318.097.187.3177.8614.991.911.4760.5021.78
2001Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27c3678229225810132501215002142.253.315.345.6607914253.311.092.179.2878.3019.762.381.1976.3324.14
2002Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27c37902341953101113101635051310.226.275.291.5666812256.261.065.137.2506.2513.672.190.39234.0022.64
2003Peoria ChiefsMidwAsln-c3839010001000210000.111.200.111.3111010.143.000.000.1630.0020.000.000.000.000.00
2003Tennessee SmokiesSouAAsln-c38310040001010010000.400.455.400.8554011.400.000-.100.3910.000.000.000.000.000.00
2003Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln40c3818653191004005610004.292.352.308.66020171.322.016.092.3047.048.451.200.000.005.26
2003Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         24843241006015830004.286.348.298.64625192.316.012.060.2995.438.701.600.000.004.17
2003St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln8c381623130001003400002.130.231.130.3613026.158.000.130.18411.5415.381.330.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter1277412745411001862636422443127960725812334137.267.315.350.66514462484535.303.083.155.0006.1513.382.180.79114.6422.55
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter3471212155344431321142281193189117664.284.339.393.732476771329.320.109.200.0007.0014.222.031.5857.7122.38
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter7024224697332561143611014.285.327.376.7039113258.325.091.169.0005.4313.952.571.1680.6718.84
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1073674410114174275295142220.275.333.376.70913822404.302.101.185.0007.1812.621.761.7352.4321.78
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter99364511029884692336422120.280.343.415.75815125402.321.135.245.0008.2115.921.941.9945.5024.51
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter71239367213132963173842310.301.354.402.7569617265.343.101.184.0006.4214.342.241.1379.6723.61
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter11034679136295149231563100000.393.478.6271.10521748402.405.234.402.00013.937.710.553.4824.7135.29
Chicago Cubs Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter578171916144674613148127122266919113049.259.310.332.642571931880.298.073.147.0006.4914.152.180.69132.2320.85
New York Yankees Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter379128314734972981532012801729328352.272.317.361.678463891412.307.089.157.0005.6712.182.150.57160.3825.50
Colorado Rockies Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter30411021453024011151201212741657304134.274.323.371.694409661217.310.097.164.0006.0813.562.231.2373.4721.85
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1623130001003400002.130.231.130.3613026.158.000.130.00011.5415.381.330.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162524581402435546435773103417.267.315.350.66518331575.303.083.155.0006.1513.382.180.79114.6422.55
Average Minor - Per 162 games162566721612061066135438853332.284.339.393.73222236620.320.109.200.0007.0014.222.031.5857.7122.38

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1986Peoria Chiefs MidwAchn21C66--4053453444439.9896.65-----136897.147.1
1987Winston-Salem Spirits CaroA+chn22C95--56974184661643.9736.77-----179996.067.9
1988Pittsfield Cubs EastAAchn23C89--4487645528524.9925.89-----1110485.664.5
1988Pittsfield Cubs EastAAchn23OF9--12-2-1412.8571.33------1048.76.5
1989Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn24C30--172211-194193.9956.43-----23293.820.8
1989Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24C59--3322871367360.9816.10-362262.1559100.036.4
1990Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25C133--65361115725714.9855.37-804763.016133100.082.1
1991Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn26C11--625317067.9576.09-----21291.77.6
1991Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26C21--951131109106.9725.05-14670.0121100.013.1
1992Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27C86--3695146424420.9914.88-463259.089194.553.1
1993Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol28C8--4031-4443.9775.38------8100.05.7
1993Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol28C84--4784667530524.9896.24-642968.828697.751.9
1994Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol29C93--5495658610605.9926.51-613265.6393100.079.5
1995Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol30C122--73061107801791.9886.48-883372.7512597.684.7
1996New York YankeesALMLBnya31C120--8034638852849.9967.08-903075.01012496.874.1
1996New York YankeesALMLBnya31DH2---------------1241.61.2
1997New York YankeesALMLBnya32C111--83054511889884.9947.96-713765.71111299.168.5
1997New York YankeesALMLBnya32DH1---------------1120.90.6
1998New York YankeesALMLBnya33C78--5413835582579.9957.42-541974.0578100.048.1
1999New York YankeesALMLBnya34C65--4523485494486.9847.48-561974.7165100.040.1
2000Chicago CubsNLMLBchn35C103-8737064355754749.9937.270.86633862.4310697.263.6
2001Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36C71-55250433-25375371.0007.560.97272057.467891.043.8
2002Chicago CubsNLMLBchn37C88-6155544366603597.9906.780.97----69097.854.3
2003Peoria Chiefs MidwAsln38C2--81--991.0004.50------366.71.4
2003Tennessee Smokies SouAAsln38C3--172-119191.0006.33-----13100.02.2
2003Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln38C18--7314-387871.0004.83------18100.012.6
2003St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln38C1355223-1-2423.9581.770.443-100.0-1681.38.0
MLB Totals for C - 15 season(s)-   C1247520927619605777783018224.9916.603.9375336467.48212470.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH3---------------30.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 4 season(s)-   C67--3474354395390.9875.82-----4670.00.0
AA Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C92--4657846547543.9935.90-----12920.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF9--12-2-1412.8571.33------90.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C95--56974184661643.9736.77-----17950.00.0
A Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C68--4133553453448.9896.59-----13680.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1986Peoria Chiefs MidwAchn21-66---------
1987Winston-Salem Spirits CaroA+chn22-95---------
1988Pittsfield Cubs EastAAchn23-89-------9-
1989Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn24-30---------
1989Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24-59---------
1990Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25-133---------
1991Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn26-11---------
1991Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26-21---------
1992Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27-86---------
1993Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol28-8---------
1993Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol28-84---------
1994Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol29-93---------
1995Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol30-122---------
1996New York YankeesALMLBnya31-120--------2
1997New York YankeesALMLBnya32-111--------1
1998New York YankeesALMLBnya33-78---------
1999New York YankeesALMLBnya34-65---------
2000Chicago CubsNLMLBchn35-103---------
2001Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36-71---------
2002Chicago CubsNLMLBchn37-88---------
2003Peoria Chiefs MidwAsln38-2---------
2003Tennessee Smokies SouAAsln38-3---------
2003Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln38-18---------
2003St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln38-13---------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1989Chicago CubsChamp. SeriesMLB24410110000001200000.100.182.100.2821011.125.000.1009.0918.182.000.000.000.00
1995Colorado RockiesDiv SeriesMLB30416020000000200000.125.125.125.2502016.143.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00
1996New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB3149120001004100000.222.462.222.6842013.250.000.44430.777.690.250.000.000.00
1996New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB31412130100001300000.250.308.417.7255113.333.167.2507.6923.083.000.000.0033.33
1996New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB31410120101001200000.200.273.400.6734111.250.200.3009.0918.182.000.000.0050.00
1997New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB32515220000001300000.133.188.133.3212016.167.000.0676.2518.753.000.000.000.00
1998New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB3327030000000100000.429.429.429.858307.500.000.0000.0014.290.000.000.000.00
1998New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB3338220000001000000.250.333.250.583209.250.000.12511.110.000.000.000.000.00
1998New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB3326000000000200000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1999New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB3426000000000100000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.0000.0016.670.000.000.000.00
1999New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB3438020000000200000.250.250.250.500208.333.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
1999New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB3427120000000100000.286.286.286.572207.333.000.0000.0014.290.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 5 yrs1753390001005800000.170.241.170.4119058.200.000.0948.6213.791.600.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 4 yrs1438480100003700000.211.268.263.53110141.258.052.1327.3217.072.330.000.0012.50
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 3 yrs823240101001500000.174.208.261.4696124.222.087.1304.1720.835.000.000.0025.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2004New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya39Broadcaster16210161.623--1Joe TorreLost ALCS (Red Sox)
2005New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya40Bench Coach1629567.586--2Joe TorreLost ALDS (Angels)
2006Florida MarlinsNLMLBMLBflo41Manager1627884.48119.04 
2007New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya42Broadcaster1629468.5802.02Joe TorreLost in ALDS (Cleveland)
2008New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya43Manager1628973.5498.03 
2009New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya44Manager16210359.636--1 Won World Series (Philadelphia)
2010New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya45Manager1629567.5861.03 Lost in ALCS (Rangers)
2011New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya46Manager1629765.599--1 Lost in 1st Round (Tigers)
2012New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya47Manager1629567.586--2 Lost in ALCS (Tigers)
2013New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya48Manager1628577.52512.04 
2014New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya49Manager1628478.51912.02 
2015New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya50Manager1628775.5376.02 Lost AL Wild-Card Game (Astros)
2016New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya51Manager1628478.5199.04 
2017New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya52Manager1629171.5622.02 Lost in ALCS (Astros)
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2006National League Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2004-02-04ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
2003-10-26Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2003-09-01InjuredActivated from DL 
2003-06-10InjuredActivated from DL 
2003-05-13InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2003-03-28InjuredDisabled -- - 
2002-12-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
2002-10-28Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2002-08-01InjuredActivated from DL 
2002-07-17InjuredDisabled -- rib injury 
1999-12-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1999-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1996-12-03ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1996-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1995-11-20TradeTraded by Rockies to Yankees for Mike DeJean. 
1992-11-17Selected by Rockies from Cubs in expansion draft (Pick #19). 
* 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
1989Chicago CubsTeam Payroll2468,000-6082323429,80262,50068,000
1990Chicago CubsTeam Payroll25115,000-5722319515,727100,000183,000
1991Chicago CubsTeam Payroll26225,000-4361538742,231100,000408,000
1992Chicago CubsTeam Payroll27300,000-4281747962,245109,000708,000
1993Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll28670,000-333864968,431109,0001,378,000
1994Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll291,000,000-253772++957,101109,0002,378,000
1995Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll301,850,000-171982++999,520109,0004,228,000
1996New York YankeesTeam Payroll312,325,000-135886++957,870109,0006,553,000
1997New York YankeesTeam Payroll322,250,000-175981++1,182,177150,0008,803,000
1998New York YankeesTeam Payroll332,850,000-1531083++1,276,192170,00011,653,000
1999New York YankeesTeam Payroll343,400,000-1491284++1,454,491200,00015,053,000
2000Chicago CubsTeam Payroll352,000,000-2581271++1,394,248200,00017,053,000
2001Chicago CubsTeam Payroll362,000,000-2891568++1,897,758200,00019,053,000
2002Chicago CubsTeam Payroll371,500,000-34614622,011,045200,00020,553,000
2003St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll38300,000-70333-2,163,527300,00020,853,000
* 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