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Steve GarveyTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1968-1987 MLB Years: 1969-1987
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Drafted
Major Award Winner
World Series Champion
HR Derby

Positions1B-2059, 3B-191, OF-9, 2B-1Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameSteven Patrick Garvey
Height5-10Weight189BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 22,1948 [69.298]PlaceTampa,Florida
High SchoolChamberlain (Tampa,FL)
CollegeMichigan State University (East Lansing,MI)

DraftedSelected by the Los Angeles Dodgers [Team Picks] in the 1st round (13th overall) of the 1968 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Minnesota Twins [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (60th overall) of the 1966 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsHugh Alexander
MLB DebutSeptember 1,1969 [20.253]
OrganizationsLAN [15] SDN [5] Awards15Awards Voting9-830
TBC Player ID11771Retrosheet IDgarvs001MLBAM ID114641
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Player Notes:   The San Diego Padres retired his #6 on April 16,1988
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed54Power70Contact71XBH60RBIs79Runs60Hitting81Durability67Team.540Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1968OgdenPioRk-196221649731232059000000000.338.338.6991.03715135216.270.361.361.4750.000.000.009.2610.8047.95
1969AlbuquerqueTexAA-2083316511181821485000000000.373.373.576.94918234316.344.203.203.4260.000.000.004.4322.5728.81
1969Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan62033010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.000.3040.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1970SpokanePCLAAA-2195376711202651587000000000.319.319.535.85420146376.291.216.215.3750.000.000.003.9925.0738.33
1970Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan63b21349382550161161700103.269.310.355.665336100.316.086.151.3016.0017.002.831.0093.0024.00
1971Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan63b2281225275112172612213301226.227.290.382.6728620249.235.155.244.3048.4313.251.572.8132.1439.22
1972Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan63b2396294367914293042193610338.269.312.422.73412425317.278.153.224.3315.9911.361.892.8432.6731.65
1973Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan61b241143493710617385002114230348.304.328.438.76615328366.325.134.160.3403.0111.483.822.1943.6326.42
1974Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan61b25156642952003232111154316631848.312.342.469.81130156685.318.157.207.3654.539.642.133.0730.5728.00
1975Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan61b261606598521038618951123366336619.319.351.476.82731462704.330.157.222.3714.699.382.002.5636.6129.52
1976Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan61b2716263185200374138019850691591120.317.363.450.81328454696.335.133.230.3677.189.911.381.8748.5427.00
1977Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan61b2816264691192253331159638901741015.297.335.498.83332261696.302.201.265.3605.4612.932.374.7419.5831.77
1978Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan61b2916263989202369211131054070118917.316.353.499.85231966689.326.183.254.3755.8110.161.753.0530.4332.67
1979Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan61b3016264892204321281103637592461625.315.351.497.84832261697.310.182.235.3665.318.461.594.0223.1429.90
1980Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan61b3116365878200271261066113667334617.304.341.467.80830754704.306.163.210.3575.119.521.863.6925.3127.00
1981Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan61b3211043163122231106435254911368.283.322.411.73317734461.299.128.181.3295.4210.631.962.1743.1027.87
1982Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan61b331626256617635116865320861591010.282.301.418.71926152660.301.136.171.3123.0313.034.302.4239.0629.55
1983San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn61b341003887611422014594129393051116.294.344.459.80317836425.294.165.247.3476.829.181.343.2927.7131.58
1984San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn61b35161617721752728861224641110325.284.307.373.68023037653.301.089.126.3033.689.802.671.2377.1321.14
1985San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn61b36162654801843461781003567316725.281.318.430.74828157699.290.149.202.3275.019.591.912.4338.4730.98
1986San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn61b37155557581422202181122372103518.255.284.408.69222743584.259.153.192.3023.9412.333.133.6026.5230.28
1987San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn61b38277651620190011010003.211.231.276.50721378.231.065.079.2261.2812.8210.001.2876.0018.75
MLB Totals - 19 Season(s)Filter233288351143259944043272130883624791003293390113251.294.329.446.77539417559466.304.152.208.0005.0610.602.092.8732.4829.05
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter240908171311561049231000000000.343.343.588.931534115908.305.245.246.0000.000.000.005.4018.5336.98
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter95376711202651587000000000.319.319.535.85420146376.291.216.215.0000.000.000.003.9925.0738.33
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter83316511181821485000000000.373.373.576.94918234316.344.203.203.0000.000.000.004.4322.5728.81
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6221649731232059000000000.338.338.6991.03715135216.270.361.361.0000.000.000.009.2610.8047.95
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter17276543852196833335211992775736775120316687164.301.337.459.79630045797027.311.158.217.0005.2210.692.053.0031.0129.42
San Diego Padres Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter60522922916311078613166511225292242687.275.309.409.7189371762439.285.134.183.0004.5910.332.252.5037.5727.89
Average MLB - Per 162 games162614791813131991643370226817.294.329.446.77527452658.304.152.208.0005.0610.602.092.8732.4829.05
Average Minor - Per 162 games16261311521038733156000000000.343.343.588.93136078613.305.245.246.0000.000.000.005.4018.5336.98

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1970Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan213B27--2359548782.9433.04------3479.416.8
1970Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan212B1---------------342.90.6
1971Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan223B79--531611411228214.9392.71------8197.548.8
1972Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan233B85-670711872818286258.9023.040.39-----9688.554.8
1972Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan231B3-22332-335351.00011.671.59-----963.11.9
1973Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan241B76-64771826558749744.9939.791.15-----11466.747.2
1973Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan24OF9-681312-1614.8751.560.21-----1147.95.6
1974Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan251B156--153662810816061598.99510.24------156100.096.3
1975Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan261B160--15007789615851577.9959.86------160100.098.8
1976Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan271B162--158367313816531650.99810.19------162100.0100.0
1977Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan281B160--160655813716691661.99510.38------16298.898.8
1978Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan291B161--154674912116291620.99410.06------16299.499.4
1979Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan301B162--140293710115021495.9959.23------162100.0100.0
1980Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan311B162--1502112612216201614.9969.96------16399.499.4
1981Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan321B110--10195518410751074.9999.76------110100.0100.0
1982Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan331B158--1539111810216581650.99510.44------16297.597.5
1983San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn341B100--88849669943937.9949.37------100100.061.7
1984San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn351B159--123287-117131913191.0008.30------16198.898.1
1985San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn361B162--144292513815391534.9979.47------162100.0100.0
1986San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn371B148--11605379412201213.9948.20------15595.591.4
1987San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn381B20--13811-101491491.0007.45------2774.112.3
MLB Totals for 1B - 16 season(s)-   1B2059-6691884410268114981995119870.9969.6529.70-----20590.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B191-6701474074733601554.9222.900.83-----1910.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF9-681312-1614.8751.560.21-----90.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1970Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan21---1-27-----
1971Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan22-----79-----
1972Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan23--3--85-----
1973Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan24--76------9-
1974Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan25--156--------
1975Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan26--160--------
1976Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan27--162--------
1977Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan28--160--------
1978Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan29--161--------
1979Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan30--162--------
1980Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan31--162--------
1981Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan32--110--------
1982Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan33--158--------
1983San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn34--100--------
1984San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn35--159--------
1985San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn36--162--------
1986San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn37--148--------
1987San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn38--20--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1974Los Angeles DodgersChamp. SeriesMLB25418471025001100000.389.421.7781.19914319.333.389.4445.265.261.0010.539.0042.86
1974Los Angeles DodgersWorld SeriesMLB25521280001000300000.381.381.381.7628021.444.000.0000.0014.290.000.000.000.00
1977Los Angeles DodgersChamp. SeriesMLB28413240000102100000.308.400.308.7084015.333.000.23113.336.670.500.000.000.00
1977Los Angeles DodgersWorld SeriesMLB28624591113001400000.375.400.6251.02515325.421.250.2924.0016.004.004.0024.0033.33
1978Los Angeles DodgersChamp. SeriesMLB29418671147000100000.389.3891.2221.61122618.231.833.8330.005.560.0022.224.5085.71
1978Los Angeles DodgersWorld SeriesMLB29624151000101700000.208.240.250.4906125.294.042.1254.0028.007.000.000.0020.00
1981Los Angeles DodgersDiv SeriesMLB32519470124000200000.368.368.7891.15715319.333.421.4210.0010.530.0010.539.5042.86
1981Los Angeles DodgersChamp. SeriesMLB32521260012000400000.286.286.429.7159121.313.143.1430.0019.050.004.7621.0016.67
1981Los Angeles DodgersWorld SeriesMLB326243101000002500000.417.462.458.92011126.526.041.1257.6919.232.500.000.0010.00
1984San Diego PadresChamp. SeriesMLB35520181017001200000.400.429.6001.02912221.412.200.2504.769.522.004.7620.0025.00
1984San Diego PadresWorld SeriesMLB35520242002000200000.200.200.300.5006220.222.100.1000.0010.000.000.000.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs519470124000200000.368.368.7891.15715319.333.421.4210.0010.530.0010.539.5042.86
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 5 yrs2290153231821104900000.356.383.6781.061611294.329.322.3784.269.572.258.5111.2537.50
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 5 yrs28113133651161042100000.319.342.407.749467117.385.088.1333.4217.955.250.85113.0019.44

Awards [15]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1974MLB All-Star Game Most Valuable Player ... National League Gold Glove (First Base) ... National League Most Valuable Player3
1975National League Gold Glove (First Base)1
1976National League Gold Glove (First Base) ... National League Player of the Week (May 17-May 23) ... NL Player of the Month (September)3
1977National League Gold Glove (First Base) ... National League Player of the Week (June 20-June 26)2
1978MLB All-Star Game Most Valuable Player ... National League Player of the Week (August 14-August 20) ... NLCS Most Valuable Player3
1981Roberto Clemente Award1
1983National League Player of the Week (April 11-April 17)1
1984NLCS Most Valuable Player1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1987-11-09Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1982-12-21ContractSigned as Free Agent by Padres. 
1982-11-10Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* 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

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985San Diego PadresTeam Payroll36975,000-46393++370,78060,000975,000
1986San Diego PadresTeam Payroll371,250,000-25197++386,34760,0002,225,000
1987San Diego PadresTeam Payroll381,450,000-21198++344,90660,0003,675,000
* 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