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David ConeTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1981-2003 MLB Years: 1986-2003
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PositionsP-595Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDavid Brian Cone
Height6-1Weight190BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 2,1963 [55.114]PlaceKansas City,Missouri
High SchoolRockhurst (Kansas City,MO)

DraftedSelected by the Kansas City Royals [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (74th overall) of the 1981 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsCarl Blando
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1983-KCA-#6 ... 1985-KCA-#9 ... 1986-KCA-#3
MLB DebutJune 8,1986 [23.157]
OrganizationsKCA [7] NYN [7] NYA [6] TOR [2] BOS [1] Awards9Awards Voting7-264
TBC Player ID1179Retrosheet IDconed001MLBAM ID112552
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Player Notes:   Opening Day Starter for New York Mets in 1992 and New York Yankees in 1996-1997
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts76Walks45Hittable72SO/BB64vsPower72Hitting15Durability70Team.524Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1981GCL Royals BlueGCLRkkca-ST18642.5514122000067.0522419033458001.276.99--4.436.041.36.600-
1982Charleston (sc) RoyalsSALAkca-ST19922.06161601100104.2843824447879001.257.220.344.047.481.85.818-
1982Fort Myers RoyalsFSLA+kca-ST19712.121091611072.0562117125571001.126.970.123.117.092.28.875-
1982Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST01632.08262517210176.1140594157214410001.207.120.253.667.322.00.8422.68
1984Memphis ChicksSouAAkca-ST218124.28292909100178.216210385911411027001.548.160.455.745.540.96.400-
1985Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-ST229154.65282715100158.2157908213931157001.588.910.745.286.521.24.375-
1986Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-R/CL23842.793923720331471.0602322325636001.207.610.383.177.992.52.667-
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca13Rel23005.5611011005022.2291414213213011.8511.510.795.168.341.62-3.92
1987Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-ST24015.73330000011.010871670001.458.180.824.915.731.17.000-
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn44S/R24563.7121138103199.08746411144682451.327.881.003.996.161.55.4554.42
1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn44ST252032.22352878400231.017867571080213101041.126.930.393.118.292.66.8702.58
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn44ST261483.52343317200219.21839286207419014441.177.500.823.037.782.57.6363.28
1990New York MetsNLMLBnyn44ST2714103.23313016210211.21778476216523310411.147.530.892.769.913.58.5832.83
1991New York MetsNLMLBnyn17,44ST2814143.29343405200232.22049585137324117151.197.890.502.829.323.30.5002.52
1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn17ST291372.88272707500196.2162756312822149191.247.410.553.759.792.61.6502.79
1992Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor11ST29432.55871000053.0391615329473001.286.620.514.927.981.62.5713.39
1993Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca17ST3011143.33343406100254.02051029420114191142101.267.260.714.046.771.68.4403.97
1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca22ST311652.94232304300171.2130605615541325171.076.820.792.836.922.44.7623.80
1995Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor11ST32963.38171705200130.0113534912411026151.187.800.832.837.042.49.6003.79
1995New York YankeesALMLBnya36ST32923.8213130100099.08242421247895001.307.451.094.278.091.89.8184.31
1996Norwich NavigatorsEastAAnya-ST33000.90220000010.093111130001.008.100.900.9011.7013.00--
1996New York YankeesALMLBnya36ST33722.8811110100072.0502523334714121.176.250.384.258.882.09.7783.24
1997New York YankeesALMLBnya36ST341262.82292901000195.01556761178622214241.247.150.783.9710.252.58.6673.35
1998New York YankeesALMLBnya36ST352073.55313103000207.21868982205920960151.188.060.872.569.063.54.7413.45
1999New York YankeesALMLBnya36ST361293.44313101100193.01648474219017771111.317.630.984.198.241.97.5714.28
2000New York YankeesALMLBnya36ST374146.91302910000155.0192124119258212011091.7711.151.454.766.971.46.2225.44
2001Sarasota Red SoxFSLA+bos-ST38000.0011000004.02000060000.504.50----13.500.00--
2001Boston Red SoxALMLBbos36ST38974.31252500000135.21487465175711590101.519.821.133.787.632.02.5634.46
2003St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn-ST40012.84330000012.210441363001.037.110.712.134.262.00.000-
2003New York MetsNLMLBnyn16S/R40136.50541000018.0201313413130001.8310.002.006.506.501.00.2506.64
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter1941263.46450419315622912894.225041222111525811372668149321021.267.770.803.538.282.35.6060.60
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter47403.40145104412343414687.06023142613334750961001.387.850.434.536.641.47.540-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter17204.15703238713314240.22271211111712418513001.468.490.644.646.921.49.459-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter8124.10313109100188.2171106861011512327001.528.160.485.495.871.07.400-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter722.1214131611088.1682521228694001.086.880.202.836.982.46.778-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter922.06161601100104.2843824447879001.257.220.344.047.481.85.818-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter642.5514122000067.0522419033458001.276.99--4.436.041.36.600-
New York Mets Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter81513.13187169183415411207.010114724219143111726224281.197.520.683.218.722.72.614-
New York Yankees Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter64403.9114514417100921.182943140198398888474411.338.090.963.898.672.23.615-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter27193.2968571110450447.036417616437181344223181.227.310.743.636.911.90.587-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter974.31252500000135.21487465175711590101.519.821.133.787.632.02.563-
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1393.14252415200183.0152696415701499151.217.460.743.447.312.13.591-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings15103.46343224210220.01909385208620211281.267.770.803.538.282.35.6000.60
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings15133.4046331371114220.0192100831111116219001.387.850.434.536.641.47.536-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn44p2421310210000001413000.065.094.097.1913135.118.032.032.0900.0040.000.000.000.0050.00
1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn44p25358021230020131405000.150.181.188.36915388.182.038.063.1703.4115.914.670.000.0025.00
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn44p26347791820040021306001.234.253.260.51320285.281.026.052.2352.3515.296.500.000.0011.11
1990New York MetsNLMLBnyn44p27327071410050051209002.200.253.214.46715184.241.014.086.2225.9514.292.400.000.007.14
1991New York MetsNLMLBnyn17,44p2834723900050031426103.125.179.125.3049084.153.000.042.1513.5716.674.670.000.000.00
1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn17p2927655610040031907001.092.132.108.2407175.130.016.062.1174.0025.336.330.000.0016.67
1997New York YankeesALMLBnya36p3413000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
1998New York YankeesALMLBnya36p3513100001000001000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1999New York YankeesALMLBnya36p3613111001000000001.333.333.6671.000213.333.334.333.4160.000.000.000.000.00100.00
2000New York YankeesALMLBnya36p3713010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.000.3000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2001Boston Red SoxALMLBbos36p3811000000000101000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2003New York MetsNLMLBnyn16p4054010000000100000.250.250.250.500104.333.000.000.2230.0025.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter193412286490022011691338108.155.192.177.369739470.199.022.058.0003.4019.365.690.000.0014.06
New York Mets Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter188399266280020011687336107.155.193.175.368708455.198.020.058.0003.5219.125.440.000.0012.90
New York Yankees Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter412221002000301001.167.167.250.4173113.222.083.083.0000.0023.080.000.000.0050.00
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11000000000101000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162346245480018011376332107.155.192.177.369618395.199.022.058.0003.4019.365.690.000.0014.06

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1981GCL Royals Blue GCLRkkca18P14--1112-1412.8570.86------14100.022.2
1982Charleston (sc) Royals SALAkca19P16--617312623.8851.44------16100.011.4
1982Fort Myers Royals FSLA+kca19P10--313111716.9411.60------10100.07.3
1984Memphis Chicks SouAAkca21P29--715642822.7860.76------29100.019.9
1985Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca22P28--1211813123.7420.82------28100.019.7
1986Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca23P39--32--551.0000.13------39100.027.5
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca23P11-224---441.0000.360.18-----11100.06.8
1987Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn24P3--21--331.0001.00------3100.02.1
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn24P21-9912101-2322.9571.050.22-----21100.013.0
1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn25P35-23117231-4140.9761.140.17-----35100.021.9
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn26P34-21921141-3635.9721.030.16-----34100.021.0
1990New York MetsNLMLBnyn27P31-2111720314037.9251.190.18-----3296.919.1
1991New York MetsNLMLBnyn28P34-2321826424844.9171.290.19-----34100.021.1
1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn29P27-1961620213836.9471.330.18-----27100.016.7
1992Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29P8-5322--441.0000.500.08-----8100.04.9
1993Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30P34-2542424134948.9801.410.19-----34100.021.0
1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31P23-1712018334138.9271.650.22-----23100.020.0
1995Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor32P17-130518222523.9201.350.18-----17100.011.8
1995New York YankeesALMLBnya32P13-99791-1716.9411.230.16-----13100.09.0
1996Norwich Navigators EastAAnya33P2----2-2---------2100.01.4
1996New York YankeesALMLBnya33P11-7265111211.9171.000.15-----11100.06.8
1997New York YankeesALMLBnya34P29-1959132-2422.9170.760.11-----29100.017.9
1998New York YankeesALMLBnya35P31-2071225133837.9741.190.18-----31100.019.1
1999New York YankeesALMLBnya36P31-193712112019.9500.610.10-----31100.019.1
2000New York YankeesALMLBnya37P30-1559202-3129.9350.970.19-----30100.018.6
2001Sarasota Red Sox FSLA+bos38P1---------------1100.00.7
2001Boston Red SoxALMLBbos38P25-13514102-2624.9230.960.18-----25100.015.5
2003St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn40P3---1--111.0000.33------3100.02.2
2003New York MetsNLMLBnyn40P5418-3--331.0000.600.17-----5100.03.1
MLB Totals for P - 17 season(s)-   P450428922202722817520492.9461.090.17-----4500.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P70--1714813931.7950.44------700.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P31--715843022.7330.71------310.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P14--314111817.9441.21------140.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P16--617312623.8851.44------160.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P14--1112-1412.8570.86------140.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1981GCL Royals Blue GCLRkkca1814----------
1982Charleston (sc) Royals SALAkca1916----------
1982Fort Myers Royals FSLA+kca1910----------
1984Memphis Chicks SouAAkca2129----------
1985Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca2228----------
1986Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca2339----------
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2311----------
1987Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn243----------
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn2421----------
1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn2535----------
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn2634----------
1990New York MetsNLMLBnyn2731----------
1991New York MetsNLMLBnyn2834----------
1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn2927----------
1992Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor298----------
1993Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3034----------
1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3123----------
1995Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor3217----------
1995New York YankeesALMLBnya3213----------
1996Norwich Navigators EastAAnya332----------
1996New York YankeesALMLBnya3311----------
1997New York YankeesALMLBnya3429----------
1998New York YankeesALMLBnya3531----------
1999New York YankeesALMLBnya3631----------
2000New York YankeesALMLBnya3730----------
2001Sarasota Red Sox FSLA+bos381----------
2001Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3825----------
2003St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn403----------
2003New York MetsNLMLBnyn405----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1988New York MetsChamp. SeriesMLB25114.5031012.01065901.257.500.003.756.751.800.00.500
1992Toronto Blue JaysChamp. SeriesMLB29113.0020012.01145901.338.250.003.756.751.800.00.500
1992Toronto Blue JaysWorld SeriesMLB29003.4820010.1948801.687.840.006.976.971.000.00.000
1995New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB32104.6020015.215891401.588.620.005.178.041.560.001.000
1996New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB33019.001006.0862801.6712.000.003.0012.004.000.00.000
1996New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB33003.001006.0525501.677.500.007.507.501.000.00.000
1996New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB33101.501006.0414301.336.000.006.004.500.750.001.000
1997New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB340016.201003.1762202.9018.900.005.405.401.000.00.000
1998New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB35100.001005.2201600.583.180.001.599.536.000.001.000
1998New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB35104.1520013.012661301.388.310.004.159.002.170.001.000
1998New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB35003.001006.0223400.833.000.004.506.001.330.00.000
1999New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB36102.571007.0223900.712.570.003.8611.573.000.001.000
1999New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB36100.001007.0105400.861.290.006.435.140.800.001.000
2000New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB37000.001001.0000000.000.000.000.000.0000.00.000
2000New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB37000.001000.1000000.000.000.000.000.0000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 4 yrs215.87505000030.73202001430001.509.390.004.118.802.140.00.667
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 6 yrs423.5310010100051.04002002445001.257.060.004.247.941.880.00.667
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 5 yrs202.12606000029.7160702019001.214.850.006.075.760.950.001.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1988New York MetsChamp. SeriesMLB2534000000000000000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1992Toronto Blue JaysWorld SeriesMLB2924020001001000000.500.600.5001.100205.500.000.25020.000.000.000.000.000.00
1996New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB3312000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1998New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB3512010000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1999New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB3614000000000000000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs34000000000000000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 4 yrs512030001001000000.250.308.250.5583013.250.000.0837.690.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2002New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya39Broadcaster16110358.640--1Joe TorreLost in 1st Round (Angels)
2008New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya45Broadcaster1628973.5498.03Joe Girardi
2009New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya46Broadcaster16210359.636--1Joe GirardiWon World Series (Philadelphia)
* 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 [9]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1988NL Pitcher of the Month (May)1
1991National League Player of the Week (September 30-October 6)1
1992National League Player of the Week (April 27-May 3)1
1994AL Pitcher of the Month (May) ... American League Cy Young Award ... American League Player of the Week (May 16-May 22)3
1998AL Pitcher of the Month (July) ... American League Player of the Week (June 29-July 5)2
1999American League Player of the Week (July 12-July 18)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2003-05-27InjuredActivated from DL 
2003-04-23InjuredDisabled -- strained left hip 
2003-02-21ContractSigned by Mets 
2003-02-13ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mets. 
2001-11-06Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2001-05-14InjuredActivated from DL 
2001-03-31InjuredDisabled -- Right shoulder inflammation 
2001-01-15ContractSigned by Red Sox 
2001-01-11ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
2000-11-07Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1999-12-07Contractre-signed by Yankees 
1999-12-06ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1999-11-03Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1998-11-12Contractre-signed by Yankees 
1998-11-11ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1998-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1995-12-22Contractre-signed by Yankees 
1995-12-21ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1995-11-03Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1995-07-28TradeTraded by Blue Jays to Yankees for Mike Gordon, Jason Jarvis and Marty Janzen. 
1995-04-06TradeTraded by Royals to Blue Jays for David Sinnes, Tony Medrano and Chris Stynes. 
1992-12-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
1992-10-30Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1992-09-01TradeMets acquired OF Ryan Thompson to complete trade 
1992-08-27TradeTraded by Mets to Blue Jays for Ryan Thompson and Jeff Kent. 
1987-03-27TradeTraded by Royals with Chris Jelic to Mets for Mauro Gozzo, Rick Anderson and Ed Hearn. 
1983-11-04On disabled list 
1981-06-10Contractsigned 
* 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
1986Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll2360,000-61426-386,34760,00060,000
1987New York MetsTeam Payroll2462,500-5132326344,90660,000122,500
1988New York MetsTeam Payroll2592,500-5062328392,10762,500215,000
1989New York MetsTeam Payroll26332,500-3281960429,80262,500547,500
1990New York MetsTeam Payroll271,300,000-88888++515,727100,0001,847,500
1991New York MetsTeam Payroll282,350,000-71590++742,231100,0004,197,500
1992Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll294,250,000-17299++962,245109,0008,447,500
1992New York MetsTeam Payroll294,250,000-17399++962,245109,0008,447,500
1993Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll305,000,000-12199++968,431109,00013,447,500
1994Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll315,000,000-14199++957,101109,00018,447,500
1995Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll328,000,000-31100++999,520109,00026,447,500
1995New York YankeesTeam Payroll328,000,000-31100++999,520109,00026,447,500
1996New York YankeesTeam Payroll334,666,667-49595++957,870109,00031,114,167
1997New York YankeesTeam Payroll346,666,667-19299++1,182,177150,00037,780,834
1998New York YankeesTeam Payroll356,666,667-21298++1,276,192170,00044,447,501
1999New York YankeesTeam Payroll369,500,000-82100++1,454,491200,00053,947,501
2000New York YankeesTeam Payroll3712,000,000-72100++1,394,248200,00065,947,501
2001Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll381,000,000-40026561,897,758200,00066,947,501
2003New York MetsTeam Payroll40300,000-70330-2,163,527300,00067,247,501
* 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