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Norm CharltonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1982-2001 MLB Years: 1988-2001
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Drafted
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1st Round Draft Pick
World Series Champion

PositionsP-732Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameNorman Wood Charlton Iii
Height6-3Weight205BatsBothThrowsLeft
Born DateJanuary 6,1963 [55.227]PlaceFort Polk,Louisiana
High SchoolJames Madison (San Antonio,TX)
CollegeRice University (Houston,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Montreal Expos [Team Picks] in the 1st round (28th overall) of the 1984 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1987-CIN-#2 ... 1988-CIN-#4
MLB DebutAugust 19,1988 [25.225]
OrganizationsCIN [8] SEA [5] MON [2] ATL [1] BAL [1] PHI [1] TBA [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID1081Retrosheet IDcharn001MLBAM ID112213
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Player Notes:   Inducted into the Rice University Athletics Hall of Fame in 1990
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts73Walks41Hittable66SO/BB59vsPower66Hitting7Durability63Team.533Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1982RiceCollegeNCAAFrS/R19442.4915105400168.2562919031460001.277.34--4.066.031.48.500-
1984RiceCollegeNCAAJrST211152.241715210200112.2864828037630001.096.87--2.965.031.70.688-
1984West Palm Beach ExposFSLA+mon-ST21144.58880000039.0512720222271001.8611.670.465.036.181.23.200-
1985West Palm Beach ExposFSLA+mon-ST227104.57242315200128.01357965779719001.679.490.495.554.990.90.412-
1986Vermont RedsEastAAcin-ST231062.83222206100136.21095543474968001.347.180.264.876.321.30.625-
1987Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcin-ST24284.3018171310098.0975747844747001.438.880.734.036.771.68.200-
1988Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcin-ST2511103.02272708100182.0149696175616113001.137.370.352.777.962.88.524-
1988Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin37ST25453.9610100000061.0602727620393221.308.800.882.935.721.95.4443.85
1989Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin37Rel26832.93690690027095.0673831540982421.126.330.473.789.252.45.7272.71
1990Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin37S/R271292.7456164011132154.0131534710701179141.307.640.584.086.821.67.5713.57
1991Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin37S/R28352.9139112800101108.09237356347711061.167.640.502.826.402.26.3753.26
1992Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin37CL29422.996406400462681.0793927726908031.298.740.772.889.963.46.6672.76
1993Seattle MarinersALMLBsea37R/CL30132.343403400291834.222129417486001.125.711.044.4112.462.82.2503.19
1995Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi37Rel32257.3625025005022.0231918215121031.739.410.826.144.910.80.2865.65
1995Seattle MarinersALMLBsea37R/CL32211.513003000221447.223128216585100.824.340.383.0210.953.63.6672.22
1996Seattle MarinersALMLBsea37R/CL33474.047007000502075.2683734738739011.408.090.834.528.681.92.3643.99
1997Seattle MarinersALMLBsea37R/CL34387.277107100381469.0895956747557141.9611.550.916.107.141.17.2735.04
1998Richmond BravesILAAAatl-Rel35000.0020200102.02000010001.009.00----4.500.00--
1998Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal37Rel35216.94360360011035.0462727525415002.0311.831.296.4310.541.64.6674.80
1998Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl30Rel35001.3813013008113.07220862001.154.85--5.544.150.75-4.06
1999Durham BullsILAAAtba-Rel36323.6918018009131.2271313710291001.177.671.992.848.242.90.600-
1999Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba35,37Rel36234.4442042009050.2492925436454011.688.700.716.397.991.25.4004.57
2000Louisville RiverBatsILAAAcin-Rel37000.0040400212.20000251000.75----6.7516.872.50--
2000Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin37Rel370027.0020200203.06991611004.0018.003.0018.003.000.17-12.80
2001Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea-S/R38013.0042200006.04220291001.006.00--3.0013.504.50.000-
2001Seattle MarinersALMLBsea37Rel38423.02440440010147.2361916411484040.996.800.762.089.064.36.6673.07
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter51543.71605375681128097895.079841937170409808779301.347.990.704.098.091.98.4860.68
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter34413.601279928225122624.25743022513528947341001.388.240.504.156.791.64.453-
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter16213.43734627112122321.22791411232211427923001.227.780.613.187.782.45.432-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1062.83222206100136.21095543474968001.347.180.264.876.321.30.625-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter8144.57323115200167.01861068591019810001.7210.000.485.435.270.97.364-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1592.333225714201180.014277470681090001.167.05--3.385.411.60.625-
Seattle Mariners Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter14214.0324902490014967272.02381391232412928231291.337.790.794.229.232.19.400-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter31243.1424037203119829502.243520317635196422347171.257.770.633.507.542.15.564-
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter234.4442042009050.2492925436454011.688.700.716.397.991.25.400-
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter216.94360360011035.0462727525415002.0311.831.296.4310.541.64.667-
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter257.3625025005022.0231918215121031.739.410.826.144.910.80.286-
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter001.3813013008113.07220862001.154.85--5.544.150.75--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12133.711489139006824220.0195102911710019819271.347.990.704.098.091.98.4800.68
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12143.604535108241220.0202106881210116614001.388.240.504.156.791.64.462-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1984West Palm Beach ExposFSLA+mon-p2186000000000300000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1985West Palm Beach ExposFSLA+mon-p2224151000010011201000.000.063.000.0630017.000.000.067.0445.8870.5912.000.000.000.00
1986Vermont RedsEastAAcin-p232224350000001806000.208.240.208.4485031.313.000.042.2093.2325.818.000.000.000.00
1987Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcin-p241810100001102601000.000.167.000.1670013.000.000.300.11815.3846.153.000.000.000.00
1988Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcin-p2529272100000011105000.037.071.037.1081033.063.000.037.0573.0333.3311.000.000.000.00
1988Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin37p2510151000000001214000.000.063.000.0630020.000.000.000.0460.0060.000.000.000.000.00
1989Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin37p26695000000000400000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0080.000.000.000.000.00
1990Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin37p2757374500000032120000.135.238.135.3735042.313.000.081.1947.1450.007.000.000.000.00
1991Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin37p2841231110000001004000.043.043.087.1302127.077.044.043.0560.0037.040.000.000.00100.00
1992Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin37p29645010000000302000.200.200.200.400107.500.000.000.1820.0042.860.000.000.000.00
1995Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi37p322510110010000000001.0001.0002.0003.0002111.0001.0001.0001.2630.000.000.000.000.00100.00
1998Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl30p35131000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter2798768200100350310000.092.151.115.266102103.216.023.057.0002.9148.5416.670.000.0025.00
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1018276000210540013000.073.126.073.19960100.143.000.073.0005.0040.008.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter47373100011031706000.027.100.027.1271046.050.000.108.0006.5236.965.670.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2224350000001806000.208.240.208.4485031.313.000.042.0003.2325.818.000.000.000.00
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter32211000010011501000.000.045.000.0450023.000.000.048.0004.3565.2215.000.000.000.00
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter2418567100000350310000.082.143.094.23781101.200.012.047.0002.9749.5016.670.000.0014.29
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2510110010000000001.0001.0002.0003.0002111.0001.0001.000.0000.000.000.000.000.00100.00
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter131000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162513510010022926000.092.151.115.2666160.216.023.057.0002.9148.5416.670.000.0025.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1621321110000320864021000.073.126.073.199100160.143.000.073.0005.0040.008.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1984West Palm Beach Expos FSLA+mon21P8--591-1514.9331.75------8100.05.6
1985West Palm Beach Expos FSLA+mon22P24--3266-3529.8291.21------24100.017.1
1986Vermont Reds EastAAcin23P22--524323229.9061.32------22100.015.8
1987Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcin24P18--6151-2221.9551.17------18100.012.9
1988Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcin25P27--431113635.9721.30------2993.119.0
1988Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25P10-6119--10101.0001.000.16-----10100.06.2
1989Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26P69-953133-1916.8420.230.17-----69100.042.6
1990Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27P56-154623133029.9670.520.19-----5798.234.6
1991Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28P39-108420112524.9600.620.22-----4195.124.1
1992Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29P64-8138311411.7860.170.14-----64100.039.5
1993Seattle MarinersALMLBsea30P34-34-2-1221.0000.060.06-----34100.021.0
1995Seattle MarinersALMLBsea32P30-4726--881.0000.270.17-----30100.020.7
1995Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi32P25-22-------------25100.017.4
1996Seattle MarinersALMLBsea33P70-7549111413.9290.190.17-----70100.043.5
1997Seattle MarinersALMLBsea34P71-695133-2118.8570.250.26-----71100.043.8
1998Richmond Braves ILAAAatl35P2---2--221.0001.00------2100.01.4
1998Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal35P36-35471-1211.9170.310.31-----36100.022.2
1998Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl35P13-1322--441.0000.310.31-----13100.08.0
1999Durham Bulls ILAAAtba36P18--14--551.0000.28------18100.012.6
1999Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba36P42-50261-98.8890.190.16-----42100.025.9
2000Louisville RiverBats ILAAAcin37P4--1---111.0000.25------4100.02.8
2000Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin37P2-3-1--111.0000.500.33-----2100.01.2
2001Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea38P4----1-1---------4100.02.8
2001Seattle MarinersALMLBsea38P44-4766--12121.0000.270.26-----44100.027.2
MLB Totals for P - 13 season(s)-   P605-89442125147181167.9230.280.19-----6050.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P73--1252316764.9550.88------730.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P22--524323229.9061.32------220.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P32--8357-5043.8601.34------320.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1984West Palm Beach Expos FSLA+mon218----------
1985West Palm Beach Expos FSLA+mon2224----------
1986Vermont Reds EastAAcin2322----------
1987Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcin2418----------
1988Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcin2527----------
1988Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2510----------
1989Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2669----------
1990Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2756----------
1991Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2839----------
1992Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2964----------
1993Seattle MarinersALMLBsea3034----------
1995Seattle MarinersALMLBsea3230----------
1995Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3225----------
1996Seattle MarinersALMLBsea3370----------
1997Seattle MarinersALMLBsea3471----------
1998Richmond Braves ILAAAatl352----------
1998Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3536----------
1998Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3513----------
1999Durham Bulls ILAAAtba3618----------
1999Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba3642----------
2000Louisville RiverBats ILAAAcin374----------
2000Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin372----------
2001Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea384----------
2001Seattle MarinersALMLBsea3844----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1990Cincinnati RedsChamp. SeriesMLB27111.804005.0413301.407.200.005.405.401.000.00.500
1990Cincinnati RedsWorld SeriesMLB27000.001001.0100001.009.000.000.000.0000.00.000
1995Seattle MarinersDiv SeriesMLB32102.454017.1423900.994.910.003.6811.053.000.001.000
1995Seattle MarinersChamp. SeriesMLB32100.003016.0101500.331.500.001.507.505.000.001.000
1997Seattle MarinersDiv SeriesMLB34000.002002.1200100.957.710.000.003.8600.00.000
2001Seattle MarinersDiv SeriesMLB38000.001001.2000200.000.000.000.0010.8000.00.000
2001Seattle MarinersChamp. SeriesMLB38000.002001.2102202.505.400.0010.8010.801.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 3 yrs101.59707000111.36020312000.794.760.002.389.534.000.001.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs210.71909000112.76010610000.954.260.004.267.111.670.00.667
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs000.0010100001.0100000001.009.000.000.000.0000.00.000

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2008Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea45Bullpen Coach16261101.37739.04John McLaren,Jim Riggleman
* 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
1995AL Pitcher of the Month (September)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2002-05-15InjuredDisabled -- left shoulder surgery 
2001-12-12ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mariners. 
2001-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2001-07-26InjuredActivated from DL 
2001-06-23InjuredDisabled -- - 
2001-06-15InjuredActivated from DL 
2001-05-31InjuredDisabled -- - 
2001-04-01InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2000-12-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mariners. 
2000-04-28Released by Reds. 
2000-04-09ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
2000-03-31Released by Devil Rays. 
2000-01-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Devil Rays. 
1999-11-02Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1999-01-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Devil Rays. 
1998-10-27Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1998-08-05ContractSigned as Free Agent by Braves. 
1998-07-28Released by Orioles. 
1997-12-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Orioles. 
1997-11-07Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1995-07-14ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mariners. 
1995-07-10Released by Phillies. 
1994-12-22ContractSigned as Free Agent by Phillies. 
1994-10-28Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-02-03ContractSigned as Free Agent by Phillies. 
1993-11-18Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1992-11-17TradeTraded by Reds to Mariners for Kevin Mitchell. 
1986-03-31TradeTraded by Expos with Tim Barker to Reds for Wayne Krenchicki. 
* 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
1988Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll2562,500-60429-392,10762,50062,500
1989Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll2672,500-5842427429,80262,500135,000
1990Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll27175,000-4862031515,727100,000310,000
1991Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll28625,000-2981358742,231100,000935,000
1992Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll291,200,000-2301272++962,245109,0002,135,000
1993Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll302,335,000-151784++968,431109,0004,470,000
1995Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll32525,000-3231465999,520109,0004,995,000
1995Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll32525,000-3231565999,520109,0004,995,000
1996Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll332,075,000-152684++957,870109,0007,070,000
1997Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll342,950,000-134686++1,182,177150,00010,020,000
1998Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll35650,000-38627571,276,192170,00010,670,000
1998Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll35650,000-38615571,276,192170,00010,670,000
1999Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll36500,000-44914501,454,491200,00011,170,000
2000Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll37175,000-79534-1,394,248200,00011,345,000
2001Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll38200,000-77131-1,897,758200,00011,545,000
* 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