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Mike GreenwellTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1982-1996 MLB Years: 1985-1996
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PositionsOF-1346, 3B-120, LF-75, DH-59, 2B-24, RF-1, CF-1, C-1Position when Drafted3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMichael Lewis Greenwell
Height6-0Weight189BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 18,1963 [55.027]PlaceLouisville,Kentucky
High SchoolNorth Fort Myers (Fort Myers,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (72nd overall) of the 1982 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsGeorge Digby
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1987-BOS-#8
MLB DebutSeptember 5,1985 [22.049]
OrganizationsBOS [15] Awards4Awards Voting2-251
TBC Player ID12143Retrosheet IDgreem001MLBAM ID115108
RelationshipsFather of Bo Greenwell, Father of Garrett Greenwell
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (OF) in 1987 ... Hit for the cycle on September 14, 1988 ... Elected to Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame in 2008
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed54Power65Contact87XBH61RBIs76Runs51Hitting82Durability63Team.509Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1982Elmira PioneersNYPLA-bos-3b1872268577210163651373734300.269.360.381.74110217315.289.112.265.33911.7511.751.001.9044.6723.61
1983Winston-Salem Red SoxCaroA+bos-of194815823448032140192340200.278.366.386.7526111183.306.108.253.34410.3812.571.211.6452.6725.00
1984Winston-Salem SpiritsCaroA+bos-3b-of20130454701392361684955640151140.306.399.489.88822245527.308.183.315.39710.637.590.713.0428.3832.37
1985Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-of2111741847107211135234384561420.256.324.404.72816935467.258.148.237.3258.149.641.182.7832.1532.71
1985Boston Red SoxALMLBbos39of2117317101048103400010.323.382.7421.12423534.261.419.548.4748.8211.761.3311.767.7550.00
1986Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-of22893206296211185962432020740.300.379.541.92017340372.270.241.388.39611.565.380.474.8417.7841.67
1986Boston Red SoxALMLBbos39of2231354112004005700001.314.400.371.77113240.393.057.200.35512.5017.501.400.000.0018.18
1987Boston Red SoxALMLBbos39of2312541271135316198954354060317.328.386.570.95623556456.326.242.330.4087.688.771.144.1721.6841.48
1988Boston Red SoxALMLBbos39of24158590861923982211916887389071811.325.416.531.94731369693.317.206.366.41212.555.480.443.1726.8235.94
1989Boston Red SoxALMLBbos39of2514557887178360149513556443041521.308.370.443.81325650641.313.135.246.3608.746.860.792.1841.2928.09
1990Boston Red SoxALMLBbos39of261596107118130614738765434031219.297.367.434.80126550682.300.137.246.3559.536.300.662.0543.5727.62
1991Boston Red SoxALMLBbos39of27147544761632669831554335317611.300.350.419.76922841598.304.119.217.3427.195.850.811.5160.4425.15
1992Boston Red SoxALMLBbos39of284918016422021823181920218.233.307.278.585504202.248.045.139.2748.919.411.060.9990.009.52
1993Boston Red SoxALMLBbos39of291465407717038613725454464231217.315.379.480.85925957603.324.165.267.3748.967.630.852.1641.5433.53
1994Boston Red SoxALMLBbos39of309532760882511145223826405612.269.348.453.80114837374.261.184.300.34410.166.950.682.9429.7342.05
1995Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-3114022000101000000.500.6001.0001.600425.500.5001.000.64920.000.000.000.000.00100.00
1995Boston Red SoxALMLBbos39of31120481671432541576953835204418.297.349.459.80822144525.294.162.249.3527.246.670.922.8632.0730.77
1996Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-of32311330022001000000.273.333.8181.1519212.111.545.636.4648.330.000.0016.675.5066.67
1996Boston Red SoxALMLBbos39lf32772953587201744401827203311.295.336.441.77713028318.303.146.220.3365.668.491.502.2042.1432.18
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter1269462365714002753813072680434603643934179136.303.368.463.83121414435166.305.160.268.0008.907.050.792.5235.5631.64
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter460163326246385958254281219516530617100.284.367.453.8207401521881.284.169.299.00010.378.770.853.0828.1632.83
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter210753112208442331131068365811160.276.350.471.82135579856.263.195.311.0009.707.590.783.8622.8237.98
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter17861293183316191051357563191340.299.391.462.85328356710.308.163.299.00010.568.870.842.6832.2130.60
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter72268577210163651373734300.269.360.381.74110217315.289.112.265.00011.7511.751.001.9044.6723.61
Boston Red Sox Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter1269462365714002753813072680434603643934179136.303.368.463.83121414435166.305.160.268.0008.907.050.792.5235.5631.64
Average MLB - Per 162 games16259084179355179310559465051017.303.368.463.83127357659.305.160.268.0008.907.050.792.5235.5631.64
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625759216330320891046958112640.284.367.453.82026154662.284.169.299.00010.378.770.853.0828.1632.83

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1982Elmira Pioneers NYPLA-bos183B48--45902510160135.8442.81------7266.764.9
1982Elmira Pioneers NYPLA-bos182B24--516168118112.9494.67------7233.332.4
1983Winston-Salem Red Sox CaroA+bos19OF29--2811-3029.9671.00------4860.420.7
1984Winston-Salem Spirits CaroA+bos203B64--41125257191166.8692.59------13049.245.7
1984Winston-Salem Spirits CaroA+bos20OF57--8575-9792.9481.61------13043.840.7
1985Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos21OF107--178871193186.9641.74------11791.577.0
1985Boston Red SoxALMLBbos21OF17--14---14141.0000.82------17100.010.5
1986Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos22OF63--12564-135131.9702.08------8970.845.3
1986Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos223B8--514422319.8262.38------899.05.8
1986Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22OF15--181-119191.0001.27------3148.49.3
1986Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22DH3---------------319.71.9
1987Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23OF91--16285-175170.9711.87------12572.856.2
1987Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23DH15---------------12512.09.3
1987Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23C1--3-1-43.7503.00-2-100.0-1250.80.6
1988Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24OF147--302662314308.9812.10------15893.090.7
1988Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24DH11---------------1587.06.8
1989Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25OF139--2201181239231.9671.66------14595.985.8
1989Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25DH5---------------1453.43.1
1990Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26OF159--2871371307300.9771.89------159100.098.1
1991Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27OF143--263933275272.9891.90------14797.388.3
1991Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27DH1---------------1470.70.6
1992Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28OF41--851--86861.0002.10------4983.725.3
1992Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28DH6---------------4912.23.7
1993Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29OF134--261621269267.9931.99------14691.882.7
1993Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29DH10---------------1466.86.2
1994Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30OF84--1411013152151.9931.80------9588.473.0
1994Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30DH6---------------956.35.2
1995Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31OF118--2011161218212.9721.80------12098.381.9
1995Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31DH2---------------1201.71.4
1996Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos32OF2--3---331.0001.50------366.71.4
1996Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32LF75--137942150146.9731.95------7797.446.3
1996Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32RF1---------------771.30.6
1996Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32CF1---------------771.30.6
MLB Totals for OF - 11 season(s)-   OF1088--195476381320682030.9821.87------10880.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF75--137942150146.9731.95------750.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 9 season(s)-   DH59---------------590.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF1---------------10.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF1---------------10.00.0
MLB Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C1--3-1-43.7503.00-2-100.0-10.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF172--30614111331320.9671.86------1720.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B8--514422319.8262.38------80.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF86--11386-127121.9531.41------860.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B64--41125257191166.8692.59------640.00.0
A- Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B48--45902510160135.8442.81------480.00.0
A- Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B24--516168118112.9494.67------240.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1982Elmira Pioneers NYPLA-bos18---24-48-----
1983Winston-Salem Red Sox CaroA+bos19---------29-
1984Winston-Salem Spirits CaroA+bos20-----64---57-
1985Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos21---------107-
1985Boston Red SoxALMLBbos21---------17-
1986Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos22-----8---63-
1986Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22---------153
1987Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23-1-------9115
1988Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24---------14711
1989Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25---------1395
1990Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26---------159-
1991Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27---------1431
1992Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28---------416
1993Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29---------13410
1994Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30---------846
1995Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31---------1182
1996Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos32---------2-
1996Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32------7511--

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1986Boston Red SoxChamp. SeriesMLB2222010000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1986Boston Red SoxWorld SeriesMLB2243000000001200000.000.250.000.250004.000.000.33325.0050.002.000.000.000.00
1988Boston Red SoxChamp. SeriesMLB24414231013003000000.214.353.500.8537217.154.286.50017.650.000.005.8814.0066.67
1990Boston Red SoxChamp. SeriesMLB26414100000002200000.000.125.000.1250016.000.000.14312.5012.501.000.000.000.00
1995Boston Red SoxDiv SeriesMLB31315030000000100000.200.200.200.4003015.214.000.0000.006.670.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs315030000000100000.200.200.200.4003015.214.000.0000.006.670.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs1030341013005200000.133.257.267.5248235.111.134.30014.295.710.402.8630.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs43000000001200000.000.250.000.250004.000.000.33325.0050.002.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2001Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin37Bullpen Catcher1626696.40727.05Bob Boone
2001Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAMinorcin37Hitting Coach1397267.51811.02Phillip WellmanLost in Semi-Finals (Jacksonville)
* 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 [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1988AL Player of the Month (June) ... AL Silver Slugger Award (OF) ... American League Player of the Week (June 20-June 26)3
1996American League Player of the Week (September 2-September 8)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1996-10-18Free 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
1985Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll2160,000-51626-370,78060,00060,000
1986Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll2260,000-61429-386,34760,000120,000
1987Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll2360,000-59521-344,90660,000180,000
1988Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll24205,000-3721647392,10762,500385,000
1989Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll25500,000-2491270++429,80262,500885,000
1990Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll261,225,000-102786++515,727100,0002,110,000
1991Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll272,650,000-43594++742,231100,0004,760,000
1992Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll283,050,000-67492++962,245109,0007,810,000
1993Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll293,425,000-68493++968,431109,00011,235,000
1994Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll303,325,000-88491++957,101109,00014,560,000
1995Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll313,600,000-92490++999,520109,00018,160,000
1996Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll323,700,000-74492++957,870109,00021,860,000
* 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