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Rich FolkersTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1967-1977 MLB Years: 1970-1977
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PositionsP-195Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRichard Nevin Folkers
Height6-2Weight180BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateOctober 17,1946 [72.054]PlaceWaterloo,Iowa
High SchoolWaterloo East (Waterloo,IA)
CollegeParsons College (Fairfield,IA)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago White Sox [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (44th overall) of the 1967 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 1st round (20th overall) of the 1967 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the San Francisco Giants [Team Picks] in the 4th round (77th overall) of the 1966 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutJune 10,1970 [23.236]
OrganizationsNYN [4] SLN [3] SDN [2] MIL [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID11487Retrosheet IDfolkr101MLBAM ID114287
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Player Notes:   First player ever drafted out of Ellsworth Community College in 1966
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts45Walks47Hittable48SO/BB48vsPower48Hitting14Durability36Team.481Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1967nullA+--Rel20443.1115015000081.0652828024970001.107.22--2.6710.784.04.500-
1968nullAA--Rel211392.41270270000168.015363450481420001.208.20--2.577.612.96.591-
1970nullAAA--Rel23403.19505000031.027151105280001.037.84--1.458.135.601.000-
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn38Rel23026.4416115005229.0362121625152102.0811.051.847.674.600.60.0006.83
1971nullAAA--Rel247114.50240240000140.01568770050930001.4710.03--3.215.981.86.389-
1972nullAA--Rel25543.1622022000094.0823633029880001.187.85--2.788.433.03.556-
1972nullAAA--Rel25022.86606000022.0167707220001.056.55--2.869.003.14.000-
1972Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0563.10280280000116.09843400361100001.167.60--2.798.533.06.455-
1972St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28Rel25103.38909004013.012550571001.288.10--3.384.731.401.0002.47
1973St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28S/R26443.6134925107382.07434331034443101.318.091.093.724.811.29.5004.31
1974St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28Rel27623.00550550017290.0653130438573001.146.500.403.805.701.50.7503.16
1975San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26S/R286114.184515304070142.01557066839879101.379.820.512.475.512.23.3532.92
1976San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26Rel29235.2833330006059.26739351025263201.5410.111.513.773.921.04.4005.20
1977Spokane IndiansPCLAAAmil-Rel30574.5546442000783.0764342631487001.298.240.653.365.201.55.417-
1977Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil45Rel30014.2630300206.07732461001.749.952.845.688.531.50.0006.84
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter19234.111952816750487421.04162071934017024222501.398.850.853.625.151.42.4521.29
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter38373.4314541410007619.057527923661945187001.248.360.092.827.532.67.507-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter16204.24814770007276.02751521306931917001.338.970.203.036.232.05.444-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter18132.68490490000262.023599780772300001.198.07--2.657.902.99.581-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter443.1115015000081.0652828024970001.107.22--2.6710.784.04.500-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1163.309898910285185.2151706814771087101.237.320.683.735.241.40.647-
San Diego Padres Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter8144.5178186040130201.2222109101186411312301.429.910.802.865.041.77.364-
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter026.4416115005229.0362121625152102.0811.051.847.674.600.60.000-
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter014.2630300206.07732461001.749.952.845.688.531.50.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings10124.11101158630254220.0216108100218812611301.398.850.853.625.151.42.4551.29
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14133.43521510002220.020499842691842001.248.360.092.827.532.67.519-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn38p23166120000000400000.333.333.333.6662061.000.000.000.3030.0066.670.000.000.000.00
1972St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28p2591000000000000001.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1973St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28p263420020001000601100.100.095.100.1952022.133.000.000.0870.0027.270.000.000.000.00
1974St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28p275510010000000301000.100.100.100.2001011.143.000.000.0920.0027.270.000.000.000.00
1975San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26p2845362610040041404000.167.250.194.4447144.273.027.139.2209.0931.823.500.000.0016.67
1976San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26p29334000000000101000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter1927731110050042807101.143.183.156.33912189.220.013.065.0004.4931.467.000.000.009.09
San Diego Padres Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter78402610040041505000.150.227.175.4027149.240.025.125.0008.1630.613.750.000.0016.67
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter9831030001000902101.097.094.097.1913034.130.000.000.0000.0026.470.000.000.000.00
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter166120000000400000.333.333.333.6662061.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162653910040032406101.143.183.156.33910175.220.013.065.0004.4931.467.000.000.009.09

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn23P16-29-10-210101.0000.630.34-----16100.09.9
1972St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25P9-13-2--221.0000.220.15-10.0-9100.05.8
1973St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26P34-82411111615.9380.440.182250.0134100.021.0
1974St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27P55-9037121110.9090.180.11-----55100.034.2
1975San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn28P45-14210203-3330.9090.670.21-----45100.027.8
1976San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn29P33-5948--12121.0000.360.20-----33100.020.4
1977Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil30P3-6-1--111.0000.330.17-----3100.01.9
MLB Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P195-4212159558580.9410.410.192340.011950.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn2316----------
1972St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln259----------
1973St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2634----------
1974St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2755----------
1975San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2845----------
1976San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2933----------
1977Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil303----------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1995St. Petersburg CardinalsFSLA+Minorsln48Pitching Coach1316467.48911.57Chris Maloney
1996St. Petersburg CardinalsFSLA+Minorsln49Pitching Coach1387563.54311.04Chris Maloney
1997Arkansas TravelersTexAAMinorsln50Pitching Coach1406872.4869.02Rick Mahler
1998Arkansas TravelersTexAAMinorsln51Pitching Coach1408060.571--1Chris MaloneyLost in Semi-Finals
1999Arkansas TravelersTexAAMinorsln52Pitching Coach1405981.42115.04Chris Maloney
* 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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1978-03-23Released by Tigers. 
1977-12-09TradeTraded by Brewers with Jim Slaton to Tigers for Ben Oglivie. 
1977-03-23Claimed on waivers by Brewers from Padres. 
1974-11-18TradeTraded by Cardinals with Sonny Siebert and Alan Foster to Padres for Danny Breeden and Ed Brinkman. 
1971-10-18TradeTraded by Mets with Charlie Hudson, Jim Bibby and Art Shamsky to Cardinals for Chip Coulter, Harry Parker, Chuck Taylor and Jim Beauchamp. 
* 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.