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Dwight GoodenHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1982-2000 MLB Years: 1984-2000
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick
Major Award Winner
World Series Champion

PositionsP-485Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDwight Eugene Gooden
Height6-3Weight210BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 16,1964 [53.097]PlaceTampa,Florida
High SchoolHillsborough (Tampa,FL)

DraftedSelected by the New York Mets in the 1st round (5th overall) of the 1982 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsCarlos Pascual
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1983-NYN-#4 ... 1984-NYN-#1
MLB DebutApril 7,1984 [19.142]
OrganizationsNYN [13] NYA [3] CLE [2] HOU [1] TBA [1] Awards14Awards Voting9-504
TBC Player ID12009Retrosheet IDgoodd001MLBAM ID114947
RelationshipsUncle of Gary Sheffield
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts73Walks59Hittable65SO/BB72vsPower65Hitting39Durability61Team.533Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1982Kingsport MetsAppRknyn-ST17542.47990420065.2533418125662001.197.260.143.439.052.64.556-
1982Little Falls MetsNYPLA-nyn-ST17014.15220000013.0116623180001.087.621.382.0812.466.00.000-
1982Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0552.7511110420078.2644024328842001.177.320.343.209.613.00.5002.14
1983Lynchburg MetsCaroA+nyn-ST181942.502727010600191.01215853111123006001.225.700.525.2814.142.68.826-
1984New York MetsNLMLBnyn16ST191792.60313107300218.016172637732763721.076.650.293.0111.393.78.6541.69
1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn16ST202441.533535016800276.2198514713692686220.976.440.422.248.723.88.8572.13
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn16ST211762.843333012200250.0197927917802004441.117.090.612.887.202.50.7393.06
1987Lynchburg MetsCaroA+nyn-ST22000.0011000004.02000230001.004.50--4.506.751.50--
1987Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-ST22302.05440100022.0207509240001.328.18--3.689.822.671.000-
1987Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0301.73550100026.02275011270001.277.62--3.819.352.451.0002.06
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn16ST221573.21252507300179.2162686411531481121.208.120.552.657.412.79.6822.94
1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn16ST231893.193434010300248.024298888571755561.208.770.292.076.343.07.6672.54
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn16ST24942.89191720011118.09342389471017521.187.070.683.577.682.15.6923.29
1990New York MetsNLMLBnyn16ST251973.83343402100232.22291069910702236371.298.860.392.718.633.19.7312.44
1991New York MetsNLMLBnyn16ST261373.60272703100190.0185807612561505231.278.760.572.657.112.68.6503.03
1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn16ST2710133.67313103000206.0197938411701453131.308.610.483.066.332.07.4353.13
1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn16ST2812153.45292907200208.2188898016611495291.198.110.692.636.432.44.4443.56
1994Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn-ST29100.0011000005.02000141000.603.60--1.807.204.001.000-
1994Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn-ST29000.0011000003.00000140000.33----3.0012.004.00--
1994Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0100.0022000008.02000281000.502.25--2.259.004.001.0001.88
1994New York MetsNLMLBnyn16ST29346.31770000041.0463229915402011.4810.021.963.278.712.67.4295.19
1996New York YankeesALMLBnya11ST311175.01292901100170.21691019519881269191.518.911.004.646.641.43.6114.85
1997Norwich NavigatorsEastAAnya-ST32303.00330000018.0136635140001.006.501.502.507.002.801.000-
1997Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-ST32113.75220000012.075514102000.925.250.753.007.502.50.500-
1997Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0413.30550000030.020111149242000.976.001.202.707.202.67.8004.14
1997New York YankeesALMLBnya11ST32954.91201910000106.011661581453668071.599.821.184.495.591.25.6435.27
1998Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle-ST33129.00440000016.023161657181001.8812.942.813.9410.132.57.333-
1998Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle16ST33863.76232300000134.013559561351833091.399.070.873.435.571.63.5714.50
1999Akron AerosEastAAcle-ST34003.0011000003.03210120001.339.00--3.006.002.00--
1999Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle-ST34012.4511000003.26111330002.4514.732.457.367.361.00.000-
1999Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0012.7022000006.29321450001.9512.151.355.406.751.25.0005.38
1999Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle16S/R34346.26262240000115.012790801867884091.699.941.415.246.891.31.4295.62
2000Gulf Coast YankeesGCLRknya-ST35000.0022000008.030001120000.503.38--1.1313.5012.00--
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBhou17ST35009.0011000004.06441312002.2513.502.256.752.250.33-8.13
2000Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba16ST35236.63880000036.24732271420232031.8311.543.444.915.651.15.4008.72
2000New York YankeesALMLBnya17S/R35423.3618513003264.0662824821311001.359.231.122.944.341.48.6674.77
MLB Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter1941123.51430410206824432796.225641198109121095422937633781.268.240.673.077.372.40.6340.44
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter33132.745858015800363.02641351112417447812001.206.520.594.3011.812.75.717-
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter544.2912120100056.2562927724593001.418.891.113.819.372.46.556-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter402.42550000026.0188737201000.966.231.042.426.922.861.000-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1942.452828010600195.01235853111143036001.225.680.515.2613.982.66.826-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter014.15220000013.0116623180001.087.621.382.0812.466.00.000-
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter542.2011110420073.2563418126782001.116.840.123.189.533.00.556-
New York Mets Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter157853.1030530326723112167.2189882374712365118754732411.177.870.512.707.782.88.649-
New York Yankees Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter24144.676753141132340.035119017741162223181161.509.251.084.275.881.38.632-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter11104.92494540000249.02621491363111817170181.539.471.124.276.181.45.524-
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter236.63880000036.24732271420232031.8311.543.444.915.651.15.400-
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter009.0011000004.06441312002.2513.502.256.752.250.33--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings1593.51343225200220.0201948616751806361.268.240.673.077.372.40.6250.44
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings2082.74353509500220.01598267141052897001.206.520.594.3011.812.75.714-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1982Kingsport MetsAppRknyn-p17101000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1984New York MetsNLMLBnyn16p193170514000300114010203.200.205.200.40514083.241.000.014.1841.2016.8714.000.000.000.00
1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn16p203593112120190051509001.226.265.280.545263107.260.054.108.2494.6714.023.000.9393.0014.29
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn16p21338157010400216113003.086.119.111.2309197.108.025.049.1092.0616.498.000.000.0014.29
1987Lynchburg MetsCaroA+nyn-2211000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1987Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-p2245010000001200000.200.333.200.533106.333.000.200.26716.6733.332.000.000.000.00
1987Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         56010000001200000.167.286.167.453107.250.000.167.22914.2928.572.000.000.000.00
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn16p2225644140004001905101.219.227.219.44614071.250.000.016.2001.4112.689.000.000.000.00
1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn16p23349081610190011809101.178.185.222.407202101.208.044.056.1830.9917.8218.000.9990.0012.50
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn16p241940183001000703101.200.195.275.47011344.235.075.075.2070.0015.910.000.000.0037.50
1990New York MetsNLMLBnyn16p253575414111900215214100.187.225.267.49220394.217.080.107.2252.1315.967.501.0675.0021.43
1991New York MetsNLMLBnyn16p2627637153016110908001.238.238.333.57121471.264.095.095.2540.0012.680.001.4163.0026.67
1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn16p27337281931190011604001.264.274.375.64927577.327.111.125.2911.3020.7816.001.3072.0026.32
1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn16p28307051422290001106001.200.200.371.57126676.211.171.171.2450.0014.470.002.6335.0042.86
1994New York MetsNLMLBnyn16p29712120002000104000.167.167.167.3342016.182.000.000.1500.006.250.000.000.000.00
1997New York YankeesALMLBnya11p3224000000000100000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
1998Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle16p3312000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1999Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle16p3432110012001100000.500.6672.0002.667413.0001.5002.000.89433.3333.331.0033.332.00100.00
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBhou17p3511000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2000New York YankeesALMLBnya17p3522000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2000Totals for MLB-MLB         33000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter3187416014515586711141353856013.196.212.262.47419428849.227.066.085.0001.6515.909.640.9492.6319.31
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter157010000001200000.143.250.143.393108.200.000.143.00012.5025.002.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter45010000001200000.200.333.200.533106.333.000.200.00016.6733.332.000.000.000.00
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter101000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
New York Mets Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter3097305914415576511131313856013.197.213.260.47319027837.229.063.081.0001.5515.6510.080.84104.2918.75
New York Yankees Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter46000000000200000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Cleveland Indians Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter44110012001200000.250.4001.0001.400415.000.7501.000.00020.0040.002.0020.004.00100.00
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16237731748343411769243307.196.212.262.4749914433.227.066.085.0001.6515.909.640.9492.6319.31
Average Minor - Per 162 games16276011000000112200000.143.250.143.39311086.200.000.143.00012.5025.002.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1982Kingsport Mets AppRknyn17P9--3181-2221.9552.33------1090.013.2
1982Little Falls Mets NYPLA-nyn17P2---2--221.0001.00------2100.02.6
1983Lynchburg Mets CaroA+nyn18P27--1315313128.9031.04------27100.019.4
1984New York MetsNLMLBnyn19P31-21821222-4543.9561.390.20-----31100.019.1
1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn20P35-2762538266563.9691.800.23-----35100.021.6
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn21P33-2503636257472.9732.180.29-----33100.020.4
1987Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn22P4--22--441.0001.00------4100.02.9
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn22P25-1791522334037.9251.480.21-----25100.015.4
1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn23P34-2482756538883.9432.440.33-----34100.021.3
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn24P19-1188163-2724.8891.260.20-----19100.011.7
1990New York MetsNLMLBnyn25P34-2321535455450.9261.470.22-----3597.121.0
1991New York MetsNLMLBnyn26P27-1901528234543.9561.590.23-----27100.016.8
1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn27P31-206940615549.8911.580.24-----3393.919.1
1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn28P29-2081924214543.9561.480.21-----3096.717.9
1994New York MetsNLMLBnyn29P7-41111111312.9231.710.29-----7100.06.2
1996New York YankeesALMLBnya31P29-170926113635.9721.210.21-----29100.017.9
1997Norwich Navigators EastAAnya32P3--11--221.0000.67------3100.02.1
1997Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya32P2--13--441.0002.00------2100.01.4
1997New York YankeesALMLBnya32P20-106918-127271.0001.350.25-----20100.012.3
1998Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle33P4--12-1331.0000.75------4100.02.8
1998Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33P23-134618-124241.0001.040.18-----23100.014.2
1999Akron Aeros EastAAcle34P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.7
1999Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle34P1---------------1100.00.7
1999Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle34P26-115516-121211.0000.810.18-----26100.016.0
2000Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya35P2---------------2100.03.3
2000Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba35P8-36-21-32.6670.250.06-----8100.05.0
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35P1-4-1--111.0001.000.25-----1100.00.6
2000New York YankeesALMLBnya35P18-64414-318181.0001.000.28-----18100.011.2
MLB Totals for P - 16 season(s)-   P430-27952244233435681647.9501.500.23-----4300.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P11--47-111111.0001.00------110.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P4--12--331.0000.75------40.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P27--1315313128.9031.04------270.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P2---2--221.0001.00------20.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P11--3181-2221.9551.91------110.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1982Kingsport Mets AppRknyn179----------
1982Little Falls Mets NYPLA-nyn172----------
1983Lynchburg Mets CaroA+nyn1827----------
1984New York MetsNLMLBnyn1931----------
1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn2035----------
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn2133----------
1987Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn224----------
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn2225----------
1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn2334----------
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn2419----------
1990New York MetsNLMLBnyn2534----------
1991New York MetsNLMLBnyn2627----------
1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn2731----------
1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn2829----------
1994New York MetsNLMLBnyn297----------
1996New York YankeesALMLBnya3129----------
1997Norwich Navigators EastAAnya323----------
1997Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya322----------
1997New York YankeesALMLBnya3220----------
1998Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle334----------
1998Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3323----------
1999Akron Aeros EastAAcle341----------
1999Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle341----------
1999Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3426----------
2000Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya352----------
2000Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba358----------
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBhou351----------
2000New York YankeesALMLBnya3518----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1986New York MetsChamp. SeriesMLB21011.0620017.01625901.248.470.002.654.761.800.00.000
1986New York MetsWorld SeriesMLB21028.002009.01784902.3317.000.004.009.002.250.00.000
1988New York MetsChamp. SeriesMLB23002.9530018.110682000.994.910.003.939.822.500.00.000
1997New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB32001.591005.2513501.547.940.004.767.941.670.00.000
1998Cleveland IndiansDiv SeriesMLB330054.001000.11221030.0027.000.0054.0027.000.500.00.000
1998Cleveland IndiansChamp. SeriesMLB33015.791004.2333301.435.790.005.795.791.000.00.000
2000New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB350021.601001.2441104.1721.600.005.405.401.000.00.000
2000New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB35000.001002.1100100.483.860.000.003.8600.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 3 yrs008.2230300007.71007067002.0911.740.007.048.221.170.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 4 yrs022.34707000042.33001101633001.096.380.003.407.022.060.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs028.0020200009.01708049002.3317.000.004.009.002.250.00.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1986New York MetsChamp. SeriesMLB2125000000000200000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
1986New York MetsWorld SeriesMLB2122110000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1988New York MetsChamp. SeriesMLB2335010000000200000.200.200.200.400105.333.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs510010000000400000.100.100.100.2001010.167.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs22110000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [14]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1983Minor League Player of the Year (BA) (NYN)1
1984National League Rookie of the Year ... National League Player of the Week (July 2-July 8) ... National League Player of the Week (September 3-September 9) ... NL Pitcher of the Month (September)4
1985NL Pitcher of the Month (September) ... National League Player of the Week (September 16-September 22) ... National League Cy Young Award ... National League Player of the Week (July 29-August 4)4
1986NL Pitcher of the Month (April)1
1990NL Pitcher of the Month (September)1
1991National League Player of the Week (April 8-April 14)1
1992NL Silver Slugger Award (P)1
1996American League Player of the Week (May 13-May 19)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2000-12-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
2000-11-10Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2000-06-11ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
2000-05-25Released by Devil Rays. 
2000-04-13Purchased by Devil Rays from Astros. 
2000-01-06ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
1999-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1997-12-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1997-11-01Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1996-02-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1994-10-24Free 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

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985New York MetsTeam Payroll20450,000-244960++370,78060,000450,000
1986New York MetsTeam Payroll211,320,000-23497++386,34760,0001,770,000
1987New York MetsTeam Payroll221,500,000-20398++344,90660,0003,270,000
1988New York MetsTeam Payroll231,400,000-29396++392,10762,5004,670,000
1989New York MetsTeam Payroll242,416,667-52100++429,80262,5007,086,667
1990New York MetsTeam Payroll251,866,667-38295++515,727100,0008,953,334
1991New York MetsTeam Payroll262,466,667-58492++742,231100,00011,420,001
1992New York MetsTeam Payroll275,166,667-32100++962,245109,00016,586,668
1993New York MetsTeam Payroll285,916,667-32100++968,431109,00022,503,335
1994New York MetsTeam Payroll294,616,667-22398++957,101109,00027,120,002
1996New York YankeesTeam Payroll31950,000-2501773957,870109,00028,070,002
1997New York YankeesTeam Payroll322,000,000-1901279++1,182,177150,00030,070,002
1998Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll332,787,500-1681082++1,276,192170,00032,857,502
1999Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll342,637,500-1901280++1,454,491200,00035,495,002
2000Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll35500,000-46817471,394,248200,00035,995,002
2000New York YankeesTeam Payroll35500,000-46826471,394,248200,00035,995,002
2000Houston AstrosTeam Payroll35500,000-46816471,394,248200,00035,995,002
* 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