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Terry FranconaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1979-1990 MLB Years: 1981-1990
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1st Round Draft Pick
Major Award Winner

PositionsOF-460, 1B-326, DH-62, P-6, 3B-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameTerry Jon Francona
Height6-1Weight190BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateApril 22,1959 [59.033]PlaceAberdeen,South Dakota
High SchoolNew Brighton (New Brighton,PA)
CollegeUniversity of Arizona (Tucson,AZ)

DraftedSelected by the Montreal Expos [Team Picks] in the 1st round (22nd overall) of the 1980 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Chicago Cubs [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (38th overall) of the 1977 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutAugust 19,1981 [22.119]
OrganizationsMON [6] MIL [2] CHN [1] CIN [1] CLE [1] SLN [1] Awards7Awards Voting10-378
TBC Player ID11553Retrosheet IDfrant001MLBAM ID114378
RelationshipsSon of Tito Francona, Father of Nick Francona
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed37Power37Contact94XBH37RBIs47Runs38Hitting73Durability47Team.504Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1979ArizonaCollegeSo1b-of20672755710422648164171800000.378.414.545.95915032292.395.167.236.4245.826.161.061.3768.7530.77
1980ArizonaCollegeJr1b-of216526264105263984287361600000.401.473.6261.09916438298.405.225.443.48412.085.370.443.0229.1136.19
1980Memphis ChicksSouAAmon-2160210206313212314102012100.300.333.395.7288316224.326.095.129.3284.468.932.000.45210.0025.40
1981Memphis ChicksSouAAmon-of22411612056810180371800130.348.373.410.783669169.389.062.087.3514.1410.652.570.000.0016.07
1981Denver BearsAmerAAAmon-of22933555312517915873162213500.352.377.459.83616327380.368.107.163.3764.215.791.380.26355.0021.60
1981Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         13451673181251017676234013630.351.375.444.81922936549.374.093.140.3694.197.291.740.18516.0019.89
1981Montreal ExposNLMLBmon16of22349511260118105613010.274.317.326.643312104.284.052.116.2954.815.771.200.9695.007.69
1982Montreal ExposNLMLBmon16of2346131144230092381105002.321.360.344.704453144.350.023.076.3225.567.641.380.000.007.14
1983Montreal ExposNLMLBmon16of-1b2412023021591113220262000227.257.273.352.6258115238.268.095.113.2752.528.403.331.2676.6725.42
1984Montreal ExposNLMLBmon161b255821418741921180051211234.346.360.467.82710022223.360.121.145.3632.245.382.400.45214.0029.73
1985Montreal ExposNLMLBmon161b26107281197515123155121212041.267.299.349.6489818296.273.082.125.2864.054.051.000.68140.5024.00
1986Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-1b-of2717607153208104500020.250.297.367.66422564.273.117.200.2836.257.811.250.000.0033.33
1986Chicago CubsNLMLBchn16of-1b278612413313028016810203.250.286.323.609405133.250.073.113.2744.516.021.331.5062.0016.13
1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin101b2810220716475031220101211015.227.266.295.561618219.229.068.126.2504.575.481.201.3769.0017.02
1988Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcle-of2968235297615503202131800230.323.356.430.78610120250.347.107.153.3465.207.201.380.000.0026.32
1988Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24dh29622122466801120051802214.311.324.363.687779221.333.052.075.3072.268.143.600.45212.0013.64
1989Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil301b309023326541013232182001234.232.255.322.5777514244.241.090.129.2553.288.202.501.2377.6725.93
1990Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-of318628529759363011122310420.263.291.379.67010818302.265.116.158.2973.977.621.921.9947.5024.00
1990Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil301b3134100000000000000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter708173116347474616143121265119515101530.274.300.351.651608961826.285.077.115.0003.566.521.830.88108.1920.25
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3651306158410652281691013621063513100.314.343.416.759543951389.334.102.147.0004.467.631.710.58163.2523.17
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter26493511829144197128964568231170.311.340.421.76139470996.326.110.161.0004.526.831.510.70133.5724.05
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1013714011921314117173812230.321.350.402.75214925393.353.081.111.0004.339.672.240.25371.0021.01
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter132537121209489131653411533400000.389.444.5851.02931470590.400.196.337.0008.985.760.642.2041.3133.49
Montreal Expos Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter36595183276485788810366131141014.290.317.373.690355601005.303.083.119.0003.586.071.690.70135.8621.74
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter9323727541013232182001234.228.251.316.5677514248.236.088.127.0003.238.062.501.2179.0025.93
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter622122466801120051802214.311.324.363.687779221.333.052.075.0002.268.143.600.45212.0013.64
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter10220716475031220101211015.227.266.295.561618219.229.068.126.0004.575.481.201.3769.0017.02
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter8612413313028016810203.250.286.323.609405133.250.073.113.0004.516.021.331.5062.0016.13
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623963710817143333152713237.274.300.351.65113922418.285.077.115.0003.566.521.830.88108.1920.25
Average Minor - Per 162 games16258070182291047546284712640.314.343.416.75924142616.334.102.147.0004.467.631.710.58163.2523.17

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1989Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil30Rel30000.0010100101.0000001000--------9.000.00-0.76
1990Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-Rel31001.1750500507.24111261000.784.701.172.357.043.00--
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100101.0000001000--------9.000.00--2.00
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter001.1750500507.24111261000.784.701.172.357.043.00--
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter001.1750500507.24111261000.784.701.172.357.043.00--
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100101.0000001000--------9.000.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings000.002200220002200220.000000220000--------9.000.00--2.00
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings001.171430143001430220.01152929295717229000.784.701.172.357.043.00--

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1981Memphis Chicks SouAAmon22OF36--5643-6360.9521.67------4187.825.2
1981Memphis Chicks SouAAmon221B5--463225149.9619.80------4112.23.5
1981Denver Bears AmerAAAmon22OF92--158731168165.9821.79------9398.967.6
1981Montreal ExposNLMLBmon22OF26--405--45451.0001.73------3476.524.1
1981Montreal ExposNLMLBmon221B1--1---111.0001.00------342.90.9
1982Montreal ExposNLMLBmon23OF33--44-3-4744.9361.33------4671.720.4
1982Montreal ExposNLMLBmon231B16--21--221211.0001.31------4634.89.9
1983Montreal ExposNLMLBmon24OF51--843218987.9781.71------12042.531.5
1983Montreal ExposNLMLBmon241B47--887199695.9902.02------12039.229.0
1984Montreal ExposNLMLBmon251B50--42749343479476.9949.52------5886.231.1
1984Montreal ExposNLMLBmon25OF6--41--551.0000.83------5810.33.7
1985Montreal ExposNLMLBmon261B57--38235532422417.9887.32------10753.335.4
1985Montreal ExposNLMLBmon26OF28--4921-5251.9811.82------10726.217.4
1985Montreal ExposNLMLBmon263B1---3--331.0003.00------1070.90.6
1986Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn271B9--702147372.9868.00------1752.96.3
1986Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn27OF8--121-113131.0001.63------1747.15.6
1986Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27OF30--25---25251.0000.83------8634.918.8
1986Chicago CubsNLMLBchn271B23--987-91051051.0004.57------8626.714.4
1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin281B57--37345238420418.9957.33------10255.935.2
1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28OF8--4---441.0000.50------1027.84.9
1988Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle29OF58--961031109106.9721.83------6885.341.7
1988Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle291B2--191-520201.00010.00------682.91.4
1988Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29DH38---------------6261.323.5
1988Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29OF5--72--991.0001.80------628.13.1
1988Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle291B5--403134443.9778.60------628.13.1
1989Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil301B46--32025432349345.9897.50------9051.128.4
1989Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil30DH23---------------9025.614.2
1989Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil30OF16--191--20201.0001.25------9017.89.9
1989Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil30P1-1-------------901.10.6
1990Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln31OF63--9331-9796.9901.52------8673.343.2
1990Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln311B6--333113736.9736.00------867.04.1
1990Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln31P5---1--111.0000.20------865.83.4
1990Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil311B2--6--1661.0003.00------366.71.2
1990Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil31DH1---------------333.30.6
MLB Totals for 1B - 10 season(s)-   1B304--17561711616919431927.9926.34------3040.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 9 season(s)-   OF203--2761461296290.9801.43------2030.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH62---------------620.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---3--331.0003.00------10.00.0
MLB Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1-1-------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF221--3592173387380.9821.72------2210.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B17--1226210130128.9857.53------170.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P5---1--111.0000.20------50.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF36--5643-6360.9521.67------360.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B5--463225149.9619.80------50.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1981Memphis Chicks SouAAmon22--5------36-
1981Denver Bears AmerAAAmon22---------92-
1981Montreal ExposNLMLBmon22--1------26-
1982Montreal ExposNLMLBmon23--16------33-
1983Montreal ExposNLMLBmon24--47------51-
1984Montreal ExposNLMLBmon25--50------6-
1985Montreal ExposNLMLBmon26--57--1---28-
1986Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn27--9------8-
1986Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27--23------30-
1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28--57------8-
1988Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle29--2------58-
1988Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29--5------538
1989Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil301-46------1623
1990Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln315-6------63-
1990Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil31--2-------1

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1981Montreal ExposDiv SeriesMLB22512040000202200000.333.429.333.7624014.400.000.33314.2914.291.000.000.000.00
1981Montreal ExposChamp. SeriesMLB2221000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs512040000202200000.333.429.333.7624014.400.000.33314.2914.291.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs21000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1991Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRkMinorcha32Hitting Coach593029.5081.54Jaime Garcia
1992South Bend White SoxMidwAMinorcha33Manager1377364.5335.02 
1993Birmingham BaronsSouAAMinorcha34Manager1427864.549--1 League Champions
1994Birmingham BaronsSouAAMinorcha35Manager1396574.46816.55 
1995Birmingham BaronsSouAAMinorcha36Manager1448064.5563.52 
1996Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet37Third Base Coach16253109.32739.05Buddy Bell
1997Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi38Manager1626894.42033.05 
1998Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi39Manager1627587.46331.03 
1999Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi40Manager1627785.47526.03 
2000Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi41Manager1626597.40130.05 
2001Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle42Major League Scout1629171.562--1Charlie ManuelLost in 1st Round (Mariners)
2002Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex43Bench Coach1627290.44431.04Jerry Narron-
2003Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak44Bench Coach1629666.593--1Ken MachaLost in 1st Round (Red Sox)
2004Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos45Manager1629864.6053.02 Won World Series (Cardinals)
2005Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos46Manager1629567.586--1 Lost ALDS (Red Sox)
2006Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos47Manager1628676.53111.03 
2007Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos48Manager1629666.593--1 Won World Series (Colorado)
2008Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos49Manager1629567.5862.02 Lost in ALCS (Tampa Bay)
2009Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos50Manager1629567.5868.02 Lost in ALDS (LA Angels)
2010Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos51Manager1628973.5497.02 
2011Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos52Manager1629072.5567.03 
2013Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle54Manager1629270.5681.02 Lost AL Wild-Card Game (Rays)
2014Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle55Manager1628577.5255.03 
2015Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle56Manager1618180.50313.53 
2016Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle57Manager1619467.584--1 Lost World Series (Cubs)
2017Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle58Manager16210260.630--1 Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
2018Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle59Manager472423.511--1 
* 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 [7]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1980College World Series Most Outstanding Player (Arizona) ... Golden Spikes Award (Arizona)2
1993Minor League Manager of the Year ... Southern League Manager of the Year2
2013American League Manager of the Year1
2016American League Manager of the Year ... Baseball America Manager of the Year2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1990-05-05ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
1990-04-27Released by Brewers. 
1989-12-12ContractSigned as Free Agent by Brewers. 
1989-11-13Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1989-03-30ContractSigned as Free Agent by Brewers. 
1988-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-02-28ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1987-11-02Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1987-03-23ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1986-10-18Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1986-05-02ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1986-04-01Released by Expos. 
* 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
1985Montreal ExposTeam Payroll26250,000-3621740370,78060,000250,000
1986Chicago CubsTeam Payroll27250,000-3752247386,34760,000500,000
1987Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll28225,000-3171555344,90660,000725,000
1988Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll2962,500-60427-392,10762,500787,500
1989Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll30245,000-3691154429,80262,5001,032,500
1990Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll31150,000-5032128515,727100,0001,182,500
* 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