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Dan FordTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1971-1985 MLB Years: 1975-1985
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Drafted
1st Round Draft Pick
World Series Champion

PositionsOF-1065, DH-62Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDarnell Glenn Ford
Height6-1Weight185BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 19,1952 [66.089]PlaceLos Angeles,California
High SchoolFremont (Los Angeles,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Oakland Athletics [Team Picks] in the 1st round (18th overall) of the 1970 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutApril 12,1975 [22.328]
OrganizationsBAL [4] MIN [4] OAK [4] CAL [3] Awards1Awards Voting1-1
TBC Player ID11496Retrosheet IDfordd001MLBAM ID114297
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (OF) in 1975 ... Hit for the cycle on August 10, 1979
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed59Power73Contact38XBH68RBIs64Runs62Hitting64Durability50Team.512Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1971BurlingtonMidwA-19107397751062141480000000000.267.267.446.71317739397.240.179.179.3200.000.000.003.5328.3636.79
1972BurlingtonMidwA-207224655871541861000000000.354.354.6671.02116437246.303.313.313.4620.000.000.007.3213.6742.53
1973TucsonPCLAAA-211284658013621121470000000000.292.292.480.77222347465.271.188.187.3420.000.000.003.0133.2134.56
1974TucsonPCLAAA-22115428621171191265000000000.273.273.425.69818232428.252.152.152.3150.000.000.002.8035.6727.35
1975Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin15of23130440721232111559673079530210.280.333.434.76719137478.312.154.220.3496.2816.532.633.1429.3330.08
1976Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin15of24145514871372472086176361181056212.267.323.457.78023551571.306.190.282.3556.3020.673.283.5025.7037.23
1977Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin15of251444536612125711606441791015312.267.338.426.76419343510.299.159.254.3388.0415.491.932.1641.1835.54
1978Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin15of261515927816236101182774888563615.274.332.424.75625157654.304.150.231.3387.3413.461.831.6853.8235.19
1979California AngelsALMLBcal15of27142569100165265211018540863313017.290.333.464.79726452628.303.174.250.3506.3713.692.153.3427.1031.52
1980California AngelsALMLBcal15of28652262263110726011945211115.279.339.420.7599518249.320.141.221.3427.6318.072.372.8132.2928.57
1981California AngelsALMLBcal15of2997375531041411548222371551316.277.327.440.76716530409.307.163.224.3475.6217.363.093.6725.0028.85
1982Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal15of301234214699213104352237142319.235.279.371.65015634453.259.136.197.2905.0815.673.092.2142.1034.34
1983Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal15of311034076311430495592295533619.280.328.440.76817943448.301.160.248.3406.4712.281.902.0145.2237.72
1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal15of-dh32259172140151071302003.231.286.308.594285100.260.077.165.2737.0013.001.861.0091.0023.81
1985Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal15dh33287541420110171700003.187.256.253.50919382.228.066.147.2388.5420.732.431.2275.0021.43
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter11534163598112321438121566613730372247313819121.270.324.427.75117763734582.298.157.235.0006.6115.762.382.6434.4033.21
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter4221536272446682958276000000000.290.290.486.7767461551536.263.196.195.0000.000.000.003.7826.4834.75
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter243893142253322126135000000000.283.283.454.73740579893.262.171.170.0000.000.000.002.9134.3531.23
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter17964313019336832141000000000.300.300.530.83034176643.264.230.230.0000.000.000.004.9820.0939.38
Minnesota Twins Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter5701999303543106255728736241553643015141349.272.331.435.7668701882213.305.163.247.0007.0016.452.352.5835.0734.62
California Angels Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3041170175332516431751088220210915448.284.332.448.7805241001286.307.164.236.0006.3815.712.463.3427.2130.12
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2799941202485772110415566156779224.249.298.384.682382851083.275.135.211.0006.0914.402.361.9447.3334.27
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625858415830517809543101745317.270.324.427.75125052644.298.157.235.0006.6115.762.382.6434.4033.21
Average Minor - Per 162 games162590104171261122106000000000.290.290.486.77628660590.263.196.195.0000.000.000.003.7826.4834.75

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1975Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23OF120--246332252249.9882.08------13092.375.5
1975Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23DH3---------------1302.31.9
1976Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24OF139--267691282273.9681.96------14595.985.8
1976Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24DH3---------------1452.11.9
1977Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25OF137--205982222214.9641.56------14495.185.1
1977Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25DH3---------------1442.11.9
1978Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26OF149--376692391382.9772.56------15198.792.0
1978Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26DH1---------------1510.70.6
1979California AngelsALMLBcal27OF141--3321082350342.9772.43------14299.387.0
1980California AngelsALMLBcal28OF45--7535-8378.9401.73------6569.228.1
1980California AngelsALMLBcal28DH15---------------6523.19.4
1981California AngelsALMLBcal29OF97--18838-199191.9601.97------97100.088.2
1982Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30OF119--263672276269.9752.26------12396.773.5
1982Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30DH1---------------1230.80.6
1983Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal31OF103--21823-223220.9872.14------103100.063.6
1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32OF15--361--37371.0002.47------2560.09.3
1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32DH8---------------2532.04.9
1985Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33DH28---------------28100.017.4
MLB Totals for OF - 10 season(s)-   OF1065--220649601123152255.9742.12------10650.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 8 season(s)-   DH62---------------620.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1975Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23---------1203
1976Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24---------1393
1977Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25---------1373
1978Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26---------1491
1979California AngelsALMLBcal27---------141-
1980California AngelsALMLBcal28---------4515
1981California AngelsALMLBcal29---------97-
1982Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30---------1191
1983Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal31---------103-
1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32---------158
1985Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33----------28

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1979California AngelsChamp. SeriesMLB27417251024000000000.294.294.7061.00012317.200.412.4120.000.000.0011.768.5060.00
1983Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB3125011000000100000.200.200.400.600215.250.200.2000.0020.000.000.000.00100.00
1983Baltimore OriolesWorld SeriesMLB31512120011001500000.167.231.417.6485113.167.250.3337.6938.465.007.6912.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs622262024000100000.273.273.636.90914422.211.363.3640.004.550.009.0911.0066.67
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs512120011001500000.167.231.417.6485113.167.250.3337.6938.465.007.6912.0050.00

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1979American League Player of the Week (August 6-August 12)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1986-01-23Released by Orioles. 
1984-01-23ContractSigned as Free Agent by Orioles. 
1983-11-07Released by Orioles. 
1982-01-28TradeTraded by Angels to Orioles for Jeff Schneider and Doug DeCinces. 
1978-12-04TradeTraded by Twins to Angels for Danny Goodwin and Ron Jackson. 
1974-10-23TradeTraded by Athletics with Dennis Myers to Twins for Pat Bourque. 
* 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
1985Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll33450,000-2441660++370,78060,000450,000
* 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