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Brian DorsettTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1981-1996 MLB Years: 1987-1996
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Rated Prospect

PositionsC-1035, 1B-106, DH-5, 3B-1Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBrian Richard Dorsett
Height6-3Weight220BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateApril 9,1961 [57.098]PlaceTerre Haute,Indiana
High SchoolNorth Vigo (Terre Haute,IN)
CollegeIndiana State University (Terre Haute,IN)

DraftedSelected by the Oakland Athletics [Team Picks] in the 10th round (241st overall) of the 1983 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1984-OAK-#3 ... 1985-OAK-#4 ... 1986-OAK-#3
MLB DebutSeptember 8,1987 [26.152]
OrganizationsOAK [5] CIN [3] NYA [2] PIT [2] CAL [1] CHN [1] CLE [1] SDN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID10848Retrosheet IDdorsb001MLBAM ID113481
RelationshipsFather of Brandon Dorsett
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed15Power71Contact57XBH74RBIs72Runs36Hitting57Durability46Team.493Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1981Indiana StateCollegeSoc2056157204610253800172000000.293.362.478.8407517174.311.185.293.3819.7711.491.182.8731.4036.96
1982Indiana StateCollegeJrc2158185256217194320271900000.335.420.5841.00410827212.338.249.405.44112.748.960.704.2520.5643.55
1983Indiana StateCollegeSrc22501752965101135201201900000.371.436.6631.09911624195.364.292.400.47910.269.740.956.6713.4636.92
1983Medford A'sNwstA-oak-c221448111321110005500000.271.340.417.75720453.286.146.250.3409.439.431.001.8948.0030.77
1983Madison MuskiesMidwAoak-c225820416527032721173500210.255.309.333.6426810223.292.078.167.2927.6215.702.061.3568.0019.23
1983Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         7225227659143721224000210.258.315.349.6648814276.290.091.183.3017.9714.491.821.4563.0021.54
1984Modesto A'sCalifA+oak-c2399375399919085201239320710.264.305.379.68414227407.324.115.173.3065.6522.854.041.9746.8827.27
1985Madison MuskiesMidwAoak-c2440161154311023002122321210.267.322.373.6956013178.297.106.168.3106.7412.921.921.1280.5030.23
1985Huntsville StarsSouAAoak22c24883133884183114320386103010.268.348.450.79814132354.303.182.310.35510.7317.231.613.1128.4538.10
1985Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         12847453127293137322508424220.268.339.424.76320145532.301.156.262.3409.4015.791.682.4436.4635.43
1986Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-c2511742649111331105101268230510.261.304.413.71717644460.298.152.211.3165.6517.833.152.1742.6039.64
1987Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-c2678282316614163900335031530.234.316.355.67110021324.260.121.238.29710.1915.431.521.8547.0031.82
1987Buffalo BisonsAmerAAAcle-c262686922514140032100110.256.278.477.755411090.290.221.256.3153.3323.337.004.4421.5045.45
1987Totals for AAA-AAA         1043684088192105300367131640.239.308.383.69114131414.266.144.242.3018.7017.151.972.4236.8035.23
1987Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle4c26511230013000310000.273.333.545.8786112.286.272.273.3780.0025.000.008.3311.0033.33
1988Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAcal-c2753163214370113212282901210.264.368.509.8778318194.256.245.411.38814.4314.951.045.6714.8241.86
1988California AngelsALMLBcal48c27711010002001500000.091.167.091.2581012.167.000.091.1348.3341.675.000.000.000.00
1989Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-c281103884597211176222318752520.250.310.441.75117139431.277.191.271.3357.1920.192.813.9422.8240.21
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya56c28822381004001300000.364.391.409.8009123.421.045.091.3644.3513.043.000.000.0012.50
1990Columbus ClippersILAAAnya34c2911441544113281146711497151360.272.354.446.80018543473.297.174.292.35510.3615.011.452.9629.6438.05
1990New York YankeesALMLBnya28c-dh291435252000002400002.143.189.200.3897237.161.057.114.1825.4110.812.000.000.0040.00
1991Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-1b-c30291031728602180081910410.272.319.388.707408116.302.116.194.3126.9016.382.381.7251.5028.57
1991Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-c-1b30622153666131133800174310100.307.359.558.91712027234.331.251.330.4037.2618.382.535.5616.5440.91
1991Totals for AAA-AAA         913185394191155600256220510.296.346.503.84916035350.321.207.286.3737.1417.712.484.2921.2037.23
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn81b301112010001000300000.083.083.083.1661012.111.000.000.0760.0025.000.000.000.000.00
1992Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-c-1b31131492691423502110210386862540.289.344.488.83224056543.297.199.278.3707.0012.521.793.8723.4339.44
1993Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-c32772783883270185720285330520.299.363.590.95316445314.307.291.399.4068.9216.881.895.7315.4454.22
1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33c322563716402120031400001.254.288.413.70126666.298.159.206.3094.5521.214.673.0331.5037.50
1994Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33c3376216215380526002133112710.245.313.352.6657613241.267.107.204.2868.7113.691.572.0743.2024.53
1995Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-c349131340822511658112547408011.262.317.502.81915742350.256.240.319.3507.1413.431.884.5719.5651.22
1996Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-c35929262012000400001.207.207.379.58611329.208.172.172.2480.0013.790.003.4529.0050.00
1996Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4c351741350013004800102.122.196.195.3918146.121.073.171.1848.7017.392.002.1741.0020.00
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter1634113892150951003273213715.224.281.326.60713424449.250.102.180.0007.1316.262.282.0045.6726.09
Minor League Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter1196429152011502731115870212113817913511552512.268.329.447.77619194424773.292.179.268.0007.9816.572.083.3127.1638.43
AAA Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter8973190401859216713354087286574317442112.269.331.466.79714883563558.287.197.287.0008.0416.132.013.7423.9841.44
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter883133884183114320386103010.268.348.450.79814132354.303.182.310.00010.7317.231.613.1128.4538.10
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter99375399919085201239320710.264.305.379.68414227407.324.115.173.0005.6522.854.041.9746.8827.27
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter98365319518055723295821420.260.315.351.66612823401.294.091.167.0007.2314.462.001.2573.0024.21
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1448111321110005500000.271.340.417.75720453.286.146.250.0009.439.431.001.8948.0030.77
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter164517741733742713321645800000.335.408.578.98629968581.338.243.369.00011.029.980.914.6519.1539.31
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1012792869120738002447112711.247.307.366.67310219307.273.119.204.0007.8215.311.962.2839.8627.54
New York Yankees Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter22575133004003700002.228.267.281.54816360.260.053.105.0005.0011.672.330.000.0023.08
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1741350013004800102.122.196.195.3918146.121.073.171.0008.7017.392.002.1741.0020.00
San Diego Padres Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1112010001000300000.083.083.083.1661012.111.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
California Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter711010002001500000.091.167.091.2581012.167.000.091.0008.3341.675.000.000.000.00
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter511230013000310000.273.333.545.8786112.286.272.273.0000.0025.000.008.3311.0033.33
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624083891150951003273213715.224.281.326.60713324446.250.102.180.0007.1316.262.282.0045.6726.09
Average Minor - Per 162 games162581701563712195215210751732.268.329.447.77626060647.292.179.268.0007.9816.572.083.3127.1638.43

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1983Medford A's NwstA-oak22C12--8582-9593.9797.75-----41485.717.6
1983Madison Muskies MidwAoak22C56--3375164394388.9856.93-----95896.640.6
1984Modesto A's CalifA+oak23C72--49473137580567.9787.88-----159972.751.8
1984Modesto A's CalifA+oak231B2--173-320201.00010.00------992.01.4
1985Madison Muskies MidwAoak24C31--1944053239234.9797.55------4077.522.5
1985Huntsville Stars SouAAoak24C79--43751107498488.9806.18------8889.854.9
1986Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak25C91--42054183492474.9635.21-----1611777.863.2
1987Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak26C56--3415149396392.9907.00-----77871.839.2
1987Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle26C21--11991-129128.9926.10-----112680.815.0
1987Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26C4--12---12121.0003.00-4-100.01580.02.5
1988Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAcal27C47--2793752321316.9846.72-----55388.733.3
1988Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAcal271B2--4--1441.0002.00------533.81.4
1988California AngelsALMLBcal27C7--193-122221.0003.14-2250.037100.04.3
1989Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya28C86--4824776536529.9876.15-----911078.258.9
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya28C8--293-132321.0004.00-2250.0-8100.05.0
1990Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya29C86--54837116596585.9826.80-----1311475.458.9
1990New York YankeesALMLBnya29C9--31--131311.0003.44-5-100.0-1464.35.6
1990New York YankeesALMLBnya29DH5---------------1435.73.1
1991Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn30C31--188162-206204.9906.58-----16250.022.1
1991Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit301B19--12411719142135.9517.11------2965.513.3
1991Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn301B18--12410410138134.9717.44------6229.012.9
1991Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit30C14--629--71711.0005.07------2948.39.8
1991Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn303B1---3--331.0003.00------621.60.7
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn301B2--41--551.0002.50------1118.21.2
1992Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit31C64--2893629327325.9945.08-----1413148.944.4
1992Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit311B52--40033652439433.9868.33------13139.736.1
1993Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin32C61--3894534437434.9937.11-----57779.242.7
1993Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin321B7--505425955.9327.86------779.14.9
1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32C18--1115--1161161.0006.44-9-100.0-2572.011.1
1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin321B3--8---881.0002.67------2512.01.9
1994Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33C73--4123446450446.9916.11-31-100.097696.164.0
1994Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin331B1--1---111.0001.00------761.30.9
1995Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin34C87--50634104550540.9826.21-----59195.660.4
1996Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn35C7--462-148481.0006.86------977.84.9
1996Chicago CubsNLMLBchn35C15--795-184841.0005.60-2340.011788.29.3
MLB Totals for C - 7 season(s)-   C134--69350410747743.9955.54-55788.7141340.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B6--131--14141.0002.33------60.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH5---------------50.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 10 season(s)-   C651--3669377634441094046.9856.22-----866510.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B98--702592184782761.9737.77------980.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---3--331.0003.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C79--43751107498488.9806.18------790.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C72--49473137580567.9787.88-----15720.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B2--173-320201.00010.00------20.00.0
A Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C87--53191117633622.9837.15-----9870.00.0
A- Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C12--8582-9593.9797.75-----4120.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1983Medford A's NwstA-oak22-12---------
1983Madison Muskies MidwAoak22-56---------
1984Modesto A's CalifA+oak23-722--------
1985Madison Muskies MidwAoak24-31---------
1985Huntsville Stars SouAAoak24-79---------
1986Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak25-91---------
1987Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak26-56---------
1987Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle26-21---------
1987Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26-4---------
1988Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAcal27-472--------
1988California AngelsALMLBcal27-7---------
1989Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya28-86---------
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya28-8---------
1990Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya29-86---------
1990New York YankeesALMLBnya29-9--------5
1991Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn30-3118--1-----
1991Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit30-1419--------
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn30--2--------
1992Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit31-6452--------
1993Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin32-617--------
1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32-183--------
1994Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33-731--------
1995Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin34-87---------
1996Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn35-7---------
1996Chicago CubsNLMLBchn35-15---------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1996-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1996-02-06ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1995-10-16Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1992-12-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1992-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1992-01-22ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1991-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1991-08-02TradeTraded by Padres to Pirates for Lynn Carlson. 
1991-01-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Padres. 
1990-11-19Released by Yankees. 
1988-11-17TradeTraded by Angels to Yankees for Eric Schmidt. 
1988-06-07TradeTraded by Indians to Angels for Colby Ward. 
1987-07-15TradeTraded by Athletics with Darrel Akerfelds to Indians for Tony Bernazard. 
* 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
1987Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll2660,000-59535-344,90660,00060,000
1988California AngelsTeam Payroll2762,500-60434-392,10762,500122,500
1989New York YankeesTeam Payroll2862,500-69139-429,80262,500185,000
1990New York YankeesTeam Payroll29107,000-6053214515,727100,000292,000
1991San Diego PadresTeam Payroll30100,000-62034-742,231100,000392,000
1993Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll32109,000-75738-968,431109,000501,000
1994Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll33170,000-5682537957,101109,000671,000
1996Chicago CubsTeam Payroll35210,000-4942146957,870109,000881,000
* 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