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Chip HaleHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1984-1998 MLB Years: 1989-1997
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Rated Prospect

Positions2B-879, 1B-109, 3B-103, DH-68, OF-10, RF-3, SS-2Position when Drafted2BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWalter William Hale III
Height5-11Weight180BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 2,1964 [53.084]PlaceSanta Clara,California
High SchoolCampolindo (Moraga,CA)
CollegeUniversity of Arizona (Tucson,AZ)

DraftedSelected by the Minnesota Twins in the 17th round (425th overall) of the 1987 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsJesse Flores Sr.
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1988-MIN-#6 ... 1989-MIN-#7
MLB DebutAugust 27,1989 [24.268]
OrganizationsMIN [10] LAN [1] SLN [1] Awards4
TBC Player ID12317Retrosheet IDhalec001MLBAM ID115330
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed25Power40Contact91XBH43RBIs52Runs39Hitting68Durability50Team.490Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1984ArizonaCollege-2b-3b195822635708443521241700000.310.376.434.8109816250.322.124.235.3669.606.800.711.6056.5022.86
1985ArizonaCollege-2b-3b2069247658526534280571700000.344.467.526.99313034304.361.182.445.44118.755.590.300.9982.3340.00
1987ArizonaCollege-2b-3b2260243649315712479133900000.383.457.6501.10715834276.365.267.436.47211.963.260.274.3520.2536.56
1987Kenosha TwinsMidwAmin-2b22873396511712776533332640740.345.402.484.88616426383.351.139.236.3838.626.790.791.8348.4322.22
1988Orlando TwinsSouAAmin-2b2313348262126201116583643135330.261.350.376.72618132557.260.115.257.33111.495.570.481.9743.8225.40
1989Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-2b241084114911216923432355515220.273.330.370.70015227454.309.097.185.3177.7112.111.570.44205.5024.11
1989Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin582b-3b2428676143004001601200.209.214.254.46817371.222.045.060.2091.418.456.000.000.0021.43
1990Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-2b25134797113424234066685717730.280.366.357.72317129562.308.077.219.33112.1010.140.840.53159.6721.64
1990Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin42b2512000002000100200.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
1991Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-2b26110352458516313733472205540.241.327.313.64011020409.251.072.205.29311.495.380.470.24352.0023.53
1992Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin122b2713247477135258153337345046110.285.376.378.75417934557.309.093.247.34013.118.080.620.18474.0025.19
1993Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-2b2855211375915312421211303110.280.343.393.7368319236.293.113.218.3308.905.510.620.42211.0032.20
1993Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin42b-dh286918625626132721181762103.333.408.425.8337910213.353.092.194.3788.457.980.941.4162.0016.13
1994Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin43b296711813319011102161411212.263.350.364.7144310138.286.101.220.32111.5910.140.880.72118.0032.26
1995Salt Lake BuzzPCLAAAmin-3b-2b3016495144002017500012.286.375.367.74218456.318.081.204.33412.508.930.710.000.0028.57
1995Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin4dh306910310274021800112000016.262.333.359.692376114.309.097.204.3129.6517.541.821.7551.5022.22
1996Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin122b-dh318587824501160010600123.276.347.368.71532698.284.092.207.31510.206.120.601.0287.0025.00
1997Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-1b-2b3288247436616023033582624209.267.408.356.7648818313.290.089.324.35718.538.310.450.64123.5027.27
1997Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan53b321412010000002400000.083.214.083.2971014.125.000.167.16614.2928.572.000.000.000.00
1998Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-2b-1b3313241160110210866136237043411.268.361.377.73815529480.276.109.255.33212.927.710.601.6751.3826.36
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter33357562159271778235868748414.277.346.363.70920935652.299.086.186.0008.9010.431.171.0782.1422.01
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter8743455514958169333641632284683171137363322.277.362.377.73913012384007.294.100.236.00011.687.910.680.9095.9724.84
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter654263438771513725182862122371260432262622.271.359.363.7229561803067.293.092.232.00012.108.480.700.59146.3325.17
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13348262126201116583643135330.261.350.376.72618132557.260.115.257.00011.495.570.481.9743.8225.40
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter873396511712776533332640740.345.402.484.88616426383.351.139.236.0008.626.790.791.8348.4322.22
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1877161642484916191241921144300000.346.436.539.97538684830.350.193.376.00013.735.180.382.2937.6833.87
Minnesota Twins Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter31956362158271778235664748414.281.349.369.71820835638.302.088.187.0008.7810.031.141.1080.4322.15
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1412010000002400000.083.214.083.2971014.125.000.167.00014.2928.572.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162280307713033811283332427.277.346.363.70910217317.299.086.186.0008.9010.431.171.0782.1422.01
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626409517831677765875927764.277.362.377.73924144743.294.100.236.00011.687.910.680.9095.9724.84

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1992Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin12Rel270018.0010100101.05420001005.0045.00------0.00--
1998Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-Rel3301--10100100.0311010000----------0.00.000-
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter0127.0020200201.08530101009.0072.00--9.00--0.00.000-
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter0127.0020200201.08530101009.0072.00--9.00--0.00.000-
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings022027.004400440004400220.01760110066002200220009.0072.00--9.00--0.00.000-

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1987Kenosha Twins MidwAmin222B86--1642331059407397.9754.62------8798.961.4
1988Orlando Twins SouAAmin232B129--2543222373599576.9624.47------13397.091.5
1989Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin242B104--2143321077556546.9825.25------10896.372.2
1989Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin243B2--31--441.0002.00------1081.91.4
1989Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin242B16--1436185150.9803.13------2857.19.9
1989Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24DH2---------------287.11.2
1989Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin243B9--14--551.0000.56------2832.15.6
1990Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin253B1---1--111.0001.00------137.70.7
1990Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin252B127--31135612101679667.9825.25------13976.991.4
1990Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin25SS1--151276.8576.00------137.70.7
1990Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin252B1--26-2881.0008.00------1100.00.6
1991Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin262B108--2363061085552542.9825.02------11098.278.3
1992Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin27OF7--5---551.0000.71------1325.34.9
1992Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin272B124--273361981643634.9865.11------13293.986.1
1993Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin282B35--6989918167158.9464.51------5563.624.5
1993Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin283B16--534234139.9512.44------5529.111.2
1993Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin283B4--511-116161.0004.00------557.32.8
1993Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin281B1--51-1661.0006.00------691.40.6
1993Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin282B21--2336386259.9522.81------6930.413.0
1993Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28DH19---------------6927.511.7
1993Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28SS1---------------691.40.6
1993Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin283B19--1126123837.9741.95------6927.511.7
1994Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin291B7--281-329291.0004.14------6710.46.2
1994Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29OF1--1---111.0001.00------671.50.9
1994Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin292B5--75121312.9232.40------677.54.4
1994Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin293B21--945225654.9642.57------6731.318.6
1994Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29DH10---------------6714.98.8
1995Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin301B3--252-527271.0009.00------1618.82.1
1995Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin302B5--313-216161.0003.20------1631.33.5
1995Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin303B9--511-216161.0001.78------1656.36.3
1995Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin303B5--11-1221.0000.40------697.23.5
1995Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin302B7--25-1771.0001.00------6910.14.9
1995Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin301B3--13---13131.0004.33------694.32.1
1995Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin30DH27---------------6939.118.8
1996Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31RF3---------------853.51.9
1996Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin311B6--71-1881.0001.33------857.13.7
1996Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin312B14--813-221211.0001.50------8516.58.6
1996Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin313B3--22-1441.0001.33------853.51.9
1996Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31DH10---------------8511.86.2
1997Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan32OF2--4---441.0002.00------882.31.4
1997Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan322B27--40561219796.9903.56------8830.719.1
1997Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan321B49--37932240413411.9958.39------8855.734.8
1997Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan323B7--411-315151.0002.14------888.05.0
1997Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan323B2--1---111.0000.50------1414.31.2
1998Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln333B5--384-1511.7332.20------1323.83.5
1998Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln331B40--31426135341340.9978.50------13230.327.8
1998Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln332B70--114164247280278.9933.97------13253.048.6
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH68---------------680.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 6 season(s)-   2B64--56101523162157.9692.45------640.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 6 season(s)-   3B59--257836106103.9721.75------590.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B17--533-556561.0003.29------170.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF3---------------30.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 8 season(s)-   2B600--126016775343229902937.9824.90------6000.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B92--71860380781778.9968.46------920.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 6 season(s)-   3B44--257769108102.9442.32------440.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF9--9---991.0001.00------90.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS1--151276.8576.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B129--2543222373599576.9624.47------1290.00.0
A Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B86--1642331059407397.9754.62------860.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1987Kenosha Twins MidwAmin22---86-------
1988Orlando Twins SouAAmin23---129-------
1989Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin24---104-2-----
1989Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24---16-9----2
1990Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin25---12711-----
1990Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25---1-------
1991Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin26---108-------
1992Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin27---124-----7-
1993Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin28---35-20-----
1993Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28--121119----19
1994Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29--75-21---110
1995Salt Lake Buzz PCLAAAmin30--35-9-----
1995Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin30--37-5----27
1996Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31--614-3--3-10
1997Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan32--4927-7---2-
1997Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan32-----2-----
1998Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln33--4070-5-----

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2000Missoula OspreyPioRkMinorari35Manager764432.579--1 
2001Missoula OspreyPioRkMinorari36Manager765224.684--1 Lost in Semi-Finals (Billings)
2002El Paso DiablosTexAAMinorari37Manager1587682.4819.51 
2004Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAMinorari39Manager1447470.5145.02 
2005Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAMinorari40Manager1446876.47212.03 
2006Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAMinorari41Manager1449153.632--1 League Champions
2007Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari42Third Base Coach1629072.556--1Bob MelvinLost in NLCS (Colorado)
2008Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari43Third Base Coach1628280.5062.02Bob Melvin
2009Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari44Third Base Coach1627092.43225.05Bob Melvin,A.J. Hinch
2010New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn45Third base coach1627983.48818.04Jerry Manuel
2011New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn46Third Base Coach1627785.47525.04Terry Collins
2012Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak47Bench Coach1326468.48515.01Bob MelvinLost in 1st Round (Tigers)
2013Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak48Bench Coach1629666.593--1Bob MelvinLost in 1st Round (Tigers)
2014Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak49Bench Coach1628874.54310.02Bob MelvinLost AL Wild-Card Game (Royals)
2015Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari50Manager1627983.48813.03 
2016Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari51Manager1626993.42622.04 
2017Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak52Third Base Coach1627587.46326.05Bob Melvin
* 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
2001Arizona League Manager of the Year ... Pioneer League Manager of the Year2
2006Triple-A Manager of the Year ... Pacific Coast League Manager of the Year2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1998-03-30TradeTraded by Angels to Cardinals for Craig Shipley. 
1997-12-22ContractSigned as Free Agent by Angels. 
1997-09-03Released by Dodgers. 
1996-10-30ContractSigned as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
1996-10-04Free 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
1989Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll2468,000-6082620429,80262,50068,000
1990Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll25100,000-64933-515,727100,000168,000
1993Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll28128,000-6542128968,431109,000296,000
1994Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll29150,000-6041933957,101109,000446,000
1995Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll30167,500-5551439999,520109,000613,500
1996Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll31175,000-5491339957,870109,000788,500
1997Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll32280,000-48624471,182,177150,0001,068,500
* 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