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Mike EaslerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1969-1988 MLB Years: 1973-1987
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Drafted
World Series Champion

PositionsOF-586, DH-433, 1B-64Position when Drafted3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMichael Anthony Easler
Height6-1Weight196BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 29,1950 [68.080]PlaceCleveland,Ohio
High SchoolBenedictine (Cleveland,OH)

DraftedSelected by the Houston Astros [Team Picks] in the 14th round (314th overall) of the 1969 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 5,1973 [22.280]
OrganizationsHOU [7] PIT [7] BOS [2] NYA [2] CAL [1] PHI [1] SLN [1] TEX [1] Awards1Awards Voting1-2
TBC Player ID11019Retrosheet IDeaslm001MLBAM ID113701
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Player Notes:   Hit for the cycle on June 12, 1980
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed46Power74Contact37XBH61RBIs75Runs49Hitting82Durability39Team.507Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1969CovingtonAppRk-1833113213672011000000000.319.319.416.735479113.319.097.097.3290.000.000.000.000.0025.00
1970CocoaFSLA+-19963143079114124000000000.252.252.322.57410116314.249.070.070.2550.000.000.000.32314.0020.25
1971CocoaFSLA+-20109392611151551168000000000.293.293.441.73417331392.273.148.148.3300.000.000.002.8135.6426.96
1972ColumbusSouAA-21106375521001141346000000000.267.267.421.68815828375.240.154.155.3120.000.000.003.4728.8528.00
1973ColumbusSouAA-22481682752111632000000000.310.310.494.8048318168.284.184.185.3580.000.000.003.5728.0034.62
1973DenverAmerAAA-22481762450112726000000000.284.284.489.7738620176.254.205.205.3430.000.000.003.9825.1440.00
1973Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         96344511022231358000000000.297.297.491.78816938344.269.194.195.3500.000.000.003.7826.4637.25
1973Houston AstrosNLMLBhou22of2267100000002400010.000.222.000.222009.000.000.286.08922.2244.442.000.000.000.00
1974DenverAmerAAA-23100367751041881963000000000.283.283.531.81419545367.244.248.248.3640.000.000.005.1819.3243.27
1974Houston AstrosNLMLBhou22231515010000000500001.067.067.067.1341015.100.000.000.0610.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1975Houston AstrosNLMLBhou222455000000000100000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
1976TulsaAmerAAA-25118378751333122677000000000.352.352.6511.00324659378.304.299.299.4550.000.000.006.8814.5444.36
1976California AngelsALMLBcal10dh25215461311041121101211.241.259.296.55516259.289.055.093.2453.3918.645.500.000.0015.38
1977Columbus ClippersILAAApit-26127451831362951875127767640500.302.403.508.91122952536.326.206.386.40114.1814.181.003.3625.0638.24
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24of261018382015000100100.444.421.7221.14313319.412.278.278.4820.005.260.005.2618.0037.50
1978Columbus ClippersILAAApit-of-1b2712644884148263188474758610300.330.425.522.94723447527.375.192.366.42614.2316.321.153.4224.8931.76
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24of285554815112110181300000.278.371.444.81524462.333.166.296.36712.9020.971.633.2327.0026.67
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24of2913239366133273217459436500967.338.396.583.97922951445.354.245.344.4239.6614.611.514.7218.7138.35
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24of30953394397185742472445006710.286.328.431.75914630369.307.145.206.3356.5012.201.881.9048.4330.93
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24of311424755213127215581140856141211.276.337.436.77320744526.306.160.244.3377.6016.162.132.8531.6733.59
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24of32115381441171721054422264311110.307.349.441.79016829408.347.134.197.3535.3915.692.912.4538.1024.79
1984Boston Red SoxALMLBbos7dh33156601871883152791115813441248.313.376.516.89231063666.364.203.300.3958.7120.122.314.0522.2633.51
1985Boston Red SoxALMLBbos7dh341555687114929416740153129307115.262.325.412.73723449631.309.150.241.3288.4020.442.432.5435.5032.89
1986New York YankeesALMLBnya17dh351464906414826214783249870251317.302.362.449.81122042546.340.147.249.3528.9715.931.782.5635.0028.38
1987Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34of3633110731401100162000101.282.316.345.661385117.333.063.109.2955.1317.093.330.85110.0016.13
1987New York YankeesALMLBnya34dh366516713476042110143210204.281.337.389.7266510184.323.108.198.3227.6117.392.292.1741.7521.28
1987Totals for MLB-MLB         98277207810053111205210305.282.329.372.70110315301.327.090.162.3126.6417.282.601.6655.4019.23
1988Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-3727052000002200000.714.7781.0001.7787291.000.286.571.74722.2222.221.000.000.0040.00
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter115136774651078189251185222026321696176404685.293.349.454.80316713324061.331.161.247.0007.9017.142.172.9131.1630.80
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter913318953295817236119506191115316450800.300.333.489.82215593273355.288.189.239.0004.564.891.073.5526.8034.13
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter52118273415761172088325191115316450800.315.368.546.9149972251993.308.231.319.0007.688.231.074.4220.7639.06
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter154543791522251978000000000.280.280.444.72424146543.254.164.164.0000.000.000.003.5028.5830.26
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter205706911942691292000000000.275.275.388.66327447706.262.113.113.0000.000.000.001.7058.8324.23
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter33113213672011000000000.319.319.416.735479113.319.097.097.0000.000.000.000.000.0025.00
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter5491660216501921356244142013727392212638.302.354.474.8287871611829.329.172.251.0007.4914.931.993.0629.6432.14
Boston Red Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter31111691583376094316512111263719523.288.351.465.8165441121297.337.177.271.0008.5620.282.373.3227.1933.23
New York Yankees Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter21165777195322189942631191271321.297.356.434.79028552730.336.137.236.0008.6316.301.892.4736.5026.67
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter33110731401100162000101.282.316.345.661385117.333.063.109.0005.1317.093.330.85110.0016.13
California Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter215461311041121101211.241.259.296.55516259.289.055.093.0003.3918.645.500.000.0015.38
Houston Astros Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter26271100000021000011.037.103.037.1401029.059.000.074.0006.9034.485.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162518651522741773344598216612.293.349.454.80323547572.331.161.247.0007.9017.142.172.9131.1630.80
Average Minor - Per 162 games16256694170316219032272910100.300.333.489.82227758595.288.189.239.0004.564.891.073.5526.8034.13

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1973Houston AstrosNLMLBhou22OF2-171-1-21.5000.500.06-----633.31.2
1976California AngelsALMLBcal25DH16---------------2176.29.9
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26OF4--7---771.0001.75------1040.02.5
1978Columbus Clippers ILAAApit27OF48--973-21001001.0002.08------12638.134.5
1978Columbus Clippers ILAAApit271B35--28128522314309.9848.83------12627.825.2
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28OF4---------------557.32.5
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29OF119--201631210207.9861.74------13290.273.5
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30OF90--1881342205201.9802.23------9594.788.2
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31OF138--243872258251.9731.82------14297.285.2
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32OF105--158661170164.9651.56------11591.364.8
1984Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33DH126---------------15680.877.8
1984Boston Red SoxALMLBbos331B29--25629721292285.9769.83------15618.617.9
1985Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34DH130---------------15583.980.2
1985Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34OF20--32-3-3532.9141.60------15512.912.3
1986New York YankeesALMLBnya35DH129---------------14688.479.6
1986New York YankeesALMLBnya35OF11--23-1-2423.9582.09------1467.56.8
1987New York YankeesALMLBnya36DH32---------------6549.219.8
1987Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi36OF30--494125453.9811.77------3390.918.5
1987New York YankeesALMLBnya36OF15--241--25251.0001.67------6523.19.3
MLB Totals for OF - 10 season(s)-   OF538-1792638268990964.9741.7956.71-----5380.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH433---------------4330.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B29--25629721292285.9769.83------290.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF48--973-21001001.0002.08------480.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B35--28128522314309.9848.83------350.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1973Houston AstrosNLMLBhou22---------2-
1976California AngelsALMLBcal25----------16
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26---------4-
1978Columbus Clippers ILAAApit27--35------48-
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28---------4-
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29---------119-
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30---------90-
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31---------138-
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32---------105-
1984Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33--29-------126
1985Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34---------20130
1986New York YankeesALMLBnya35---------11129
1987New York YankeesALMLBnya36---------1532
1987Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi36---------30-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1979Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB2811000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1979Pittsburgh PiratesWorld SeriesMLB2821000000001000000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.00050.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs11000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs21000000001000000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.00050.000.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1992Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil41Hitting Coach1629270.5684.02Phil Garner
1993Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos42Hitting Coach1628082.49415.05Butch Hobson
1994Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos43Hitting Coach1155461.47017.04Butch Hobson
1999Nashua PrideAtlIndIndy-48Manager1195267.43725.55 
1999St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln48Hitting Coach1617586.46621.54Tony La Russa
2000St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln49Hitting Coach1629567.586--1Tony La RussaLost NLCS (Mets)
2006Jacksonville SunsSouAAMinorlan55Hitting Coach1408654.614--1John ShoemakerLost in 1st Round
2007Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAMinorlan56Hitting Coach1446777.46517.04Lorenzo Bundy
2008Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan57Hitting Coach1628478.519--1Joe TorreLost in NLCS (Philadelphia)
2011Buffalo BisonsILAAAMinornyn60Hitting Coach1436182.42720.55Tim Teufel
* 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
1980National League Player of the Week (June 9-June 15)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1987-12-21Released by Yankees. 
1987-06-10TradeTraded by Phillies to Yankees for Shane Turner and Keith Hughes. 
1986-12-11TradeTraded by Yankees with Tom Barrett to Phillies for Jeff Knox and Charles Hudson. 
1986-03-28TradeTraded by Red Sox to Yankees for Don Baylor. 
1983-12-06TradeTraded by Pirates to Red Sox for John Tudor. 
1979-03-15TradeTraded by Red Sox to Pirates for Martin Rivas, George Hill and Cash. 
1978-10-27Purchased by Red Sox from Pirates. 
1977-04-04TradeTraded by Angels to Pirates for Randy Sealy. 
1976-09-03TradeTraded by Cardinals to Angels for Ron Farkas. 
1975-06-25TradeTraded by Astros to Cardinals for Mike Barlow. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 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
1985Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll34650,000-136778++370,78060,000650,000
1986New York YankeesTeam Payroll35658,333-1751476++386,34760,0001,308,333
1987New York YankeesTeam Payroll36700,000-1421080++344,90660,0002,008,333
1987Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll36700,000-142780++344,90660,0002,008,333
* 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