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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Orel Leonard Quinton Hershiser IV
Stat Years
1979-2000  [mlb] 1983-2000
Height/Weight
6-3 / 192
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (718)
Draft Position
p
Born Date/Place
1958-09-16 in Buffalo, New York   [62.078]
High School
Cherry Hill East (Cherry Hill,NJ)
Colleges
Bowling Green State University (Bowling Green, Ohio)
Draft
Selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in Round #17 (#440 overall) of the 1979 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Boyd Bartley
MLB Debut
1983-09-01 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.350)
Service Time
Organizations
LAN [17] CLE [3] SFN [1] NYN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 12757 ... retro id: herso001 ... mlbam id: 115861
Relations
Brother of Gordie Hershiser, Father of Jordan Hershiser
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1979Clinton DodgersMidwAlan-201---402.0915410011243.0331510217335021.166.910.423.566.913.141.941.000
    1979Minor Totals: LANbyYearA----201---402.0915410011243.0331510217335021.166.910.423.566.913.141.941.000
    1980San Antonio DodgersTexAAlan-212---593.554931004614109.012059437597513021.649.910.584.876.194.871.27.357
    1980Minor Totals: LANbyYearAA----211---593.554931004614109.012059437597513021.649.910.584.876.194.871.27.357
    1981San Antonio DodgersTexAAlan-223---764.6842431303815102.094545312509514051.418.291.064.418.384.761.90.538
    1981Minor Totals: LANbyYearAA----221---764.6842431303815102.094545312509514051.418.291.064.418.384.761.90.538
    1982Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-234---963.714772020404123.2121735110639312041.498.810.734.586.775.311.48.600
    1982Minor Totals: LANbyYearAAA----231---963.734772020404123.7121735110639312041.498.840.734.606.795.331.48.600
    1983Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-245---1084.09491060323916134.1132736116579510081.418.841.073.826.364.891.67.556
    1983Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan55245Log - Sp - Ext - Perf003.3880004818.07631651001.637.881.136.755.636.750.83.000
    1983Minor Totals: LANbyYearAAA----241---1084.09491060323916134.3132736116579510081.418.861.073.836.384.901.67.556
    1983MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf003.3880004818.07631651001.637.881.136.755.636.750.83.000
    1984Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan55256Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1182.6645208410252189.216065569501508141.117.590.432.377.123.083.00.579
    1984MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1182.6645208410252189.716065569501508141.117.610.432.387.143.093.00.579
    1985Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan55267Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1932.03363495120239.217972548681575061.036.720.302.555.902.702.31.864
    1985MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1932.03363495120239.717972548681575061.036.730.302.565.912.712.31.864
    1986Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan55278Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14143.85353581000231.121311299138615312351.298.290.513.355.954.361.78.500
    1986MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14143.86353581000231.321311299138615312351.298.300.513.355.964.361.78.500
    1987Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan55289Log - Sp - Ext - Perf16163.063735101221264.224710590177419011291.218.400.582.526.463.572.57.500
    1987MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf16163.073735101221264.724710590177419011291.218.410.582.526.473.582.57.500
    1988Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan552910Log - Sp - Ext - Perf2382.263534158111267.0208736718731786541.057.010.612.466.002.462.44.742
    1988MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf2382.263534158111267.0208736718731786541.057.010.612.466.002.462.44.742
    1989Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan553011Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15152.31353384020256.222675669771788431.187.920.322.706.242.632.31.500
    1989MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15152.32353384020256.722675669771788431.187.940.322.706.252.632.31.500
    1990Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan553112Log - Sp - Ext - Perf114.26440000025.126121214160111.189.240.361.425.684.264.00.500
    1990MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf114.30440000025.326121214160111.209.320.361.435.744.304.00.500
    1991Bakersfield DodgersCalifA+lan-3213---200.82220000011.05210160000.554.090.000.824.911.646.001.000
    1991San Antonio MissionsTexAAlan-3213---012.5711000007.011321150001.7114.141.291.296.433.865.00.000
    1991Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-3213---000.0011000005.05000051001.009.000.000.009.000.000.00.000
    1991Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan553213Log - Sp - Ext - Perf723.46212100000112.01124343332732451.299.000.242.575.873.462.28.778
    1991Minor Totals: LANbyYearAAA/AA/A+----323---211.17440000023.0215312161001.008.220.390.786.261.968.00.667
    1991MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf723.46212100000112.01124343332732451.299.000.242.575.873.462.28.778
    1992Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan553314Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10153.67333310000210.220910186156913010081.328.930.642.955.554.311.88.400
    1992MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10153.68333310000210.720910186156913010081.328.950.642.955.574.321.88.400
    1993Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan553415Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12143.59333351000215.22011068617721417071.278.390.713.005.884.421.96.462
    1993MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12143.60333351000215.72011068617721417071.278.410.713.015.904.431.96.462
    1994Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan553516Log - Sp - Ext - Perf663.79212110000135.114667571542726221.399.711.002.794.794.461.71.500
    1994MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf663.80212110000135.314667571542726221.399.731.002.804.804.461.71.500
    1995Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle553617Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1663.87262611000167.1151767221511113051.218.121.132.745.974.092.18.727
    1995MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----361Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1663.88262611000167.3151767221511113051.218.131.132.755.984.092.18.727
    1996Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle553718Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1594.24333310000206.0238115972158125111121.4410.400.922.535.465.022.16.625
    1996MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----371Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1594.24333310000206.0238115972158125111121.4410.400.922.535.465.022.16.625
    1997Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle553819Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1464.47323210000195.1199105972669107110111.379.171.203.184.934.841.55.700
    1997MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----381Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1464.47323210000195.3199105972669107110111.379.181.203.184.944.841.55.700
    1998San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn533920Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11104.41343400000202.0200105992285126120131.418.910.983.795.614.681.48.524
    1998MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----391Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11104.41343400000202.0200105992285126120131.418.910.983.795.614.681.48.524
    1999New York MetsNLMLBnyn554021Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13124.58323200000179.0175929114778960111.418.800.703.874.474.631.16.520
    1999MLB Totals: NYNbyYearMLB----401Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13124.58323200000179.0175929114778960111.418.800.703.874.474.631.16.520
    2000San Bernardino StampedeCalifA+lan-4122---103.06330000017.218761581011.309.170.512.554.083.571.601.000
    2000Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan554122Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1513.141060014024.24236365141320112.2715.321.825.114.7413.140.93.167
    2000Minor Totals: LANbyYearA+----411---103.14330000017.718761581011.349.420.522.624.193.661.601.000
    2000MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----411Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1513.391060014024.74236365141320112.3115.621.865.214.8313.390.93.167
    MLB Totals (18 yrs)2041503.485104666825194453,130.329391366121123510072014121231171.268.450.682.905.793.932.00.576
    National League Totals (15 yrs)1591293.324193756524194452,561.72351107094516782916719622891.248.260.592.915.873.762.02.552
    American League Totals (3 yrs)45214.21919131000568.758829626668178343251281.359.311.082.825.434.691.93.682
    Minor League Totals38303.70209351318217451552.753928622749253415560221.438.780.804.126.764.661.64.559
    Minor: A Totals402.0915410011243.0331510217335021.166.910.423.566.913.141.941.000
    Minor: A+ Totals302.23550000028.7239716141011.037.340.321.914.472.872.331.000
    Minor: AA Totals12164.0592841308429218.0225116982011017527071.549.290.834.547.224.791.59.429
    Minor: AAA Totals19143.83971880527920263.025814611226120193230121.448.830.894.116.605.001.61.576
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (13 yrs)1351073.123533096524194452,180.7197687375513166714567822651.218.160.542.756.013.602.18.558
    Cleveland Indians Totals (3 yrs)45214.21919131000568.758829626668178343251281.359.311.082.825.434.691.93.682
    San Francisco Giants Totals (1 yrs)11104.41343400000202.0200105992285126120131.418.910.983.795.614.681.48.524
    New York Mets Totals (1 yrs)13124.58323200000179.0175929114778960111.418.800.703.874.474.631.16.520
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1980San Antonio DodgersTexAAlan-21p---1494111000000100000.250.250.500.750421.250.250.3330.0025.000.000.00.00100.0
    1981San Antonio DodgersTexAAlan-22p---2426000000000300000.000.000.000.000600.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1983Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-24p---3492000000000000000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1984Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan5525pL-S-E-P4455041000020031418000.200.259.200.45962100.060.000.2784.8422.584.670.00.000.0
    1985Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan5526pL-S-E-P53776515100410420110000.197.247.211.45891161.079.014.2684.4021.985.000.00.006.7
    1986Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan5527pL-S-E-P63771417300801117010001.239.250.282.53282203.042.043.3151.2220.7317.000.00.0017.6
    1987Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan5528pL-S-E-P740901019500721217010001.211.228.267.495102245.089.056.2601.9616.678.500.00.0026.3
    1988Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan5529pL-S-E-P83685111210600118019001.129.140.176.316105153.059.047.1640.9517.1418.000.00.0027.3
    1989Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan5530pL-S-E-P93577414410200425010100.182.220.260.48092205.130.078.2644.3527.176.250.00.0035.7
    1990Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan5531pL-S-E-P1047000000000101000.000.000.000.000800.000.000.0000.0012.500.000.00.000.0
    1991San Antonio MissionsTexAAlan-32p---1112000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1991Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-32p---1110000000000001000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1991Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan5532pL-S-E-P112131682002103804000.258.324.323.64738102.194.065.3487.8921.052.670.00.0025.0
    1992Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan5533pL-S-E-P12356861550051011006100.221.229.294.52376205.103.073.2541.3213.1610.000.00.0033.3
    1993Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan5534pL-S-E-P13347311264006012508001.356.373.411.78483304.068.055.3822.416.022.500.00.0015.4
    1994Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan5535pL-S-E-P1422444900041021013200.205.245.205.4505290.068.000.2503.8519.235.000.00.000.0
    1997Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle5538pL-S-E-P1523000000000111000.000.250.000.250500.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.00.000.0
    1998San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn5339pL-S-E-P16346671020011031618000.152.200.182.38278122.091.030.2003.8520.515.330.00.0020.0
    1999New York MetsNLMLBnyn5540pL-S-E-P1731623910031011803203.145.154.161.31568101.048.016.1961.4726.4718.000.00.0011.1
    2000Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan5541pL-S-E-P18107000000000200000.000.000.000.000700.000.000.0000.0028.570.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (15 yrs)4238106516329205083271825101607.201.230.242.47294919631.080.041.2572.8519.186.740.00.0019.0
    National League Totals (14 yrs)4218076516329205083271814100607.202.230.243.47394419631.081.041.2582.8619.176.700.00.0019.0
    American League Totals (1 yrs)23000000000111000.000.250.000.250500.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals14214111000000501000.071.071.143.2141521.071.072.1110.0033.330.000.00.00100.0
    Minor: AA Totals9212111000000500000.083.083.167.2501221.083.084.1430.0041.670.000.00.00100.0
    Minor: AAA Totals502000000000001000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (12 yrs)356679551442620466323147389404.212.240.256.49679817428.082.044.2692.8818.426.390.00.0019.4
    San Francisco Giants Totals (1 yrs)346671020011031618000.152.200.182.38278122.091.030.2003.8520.515.330.00.0020.0
    New York Mets Totals (1 yrs)31623910031011803203.145.154.161.31568101.048.016.1961.4726.4718.000.00.0011.1
    Cleveland Indians Totals (1 yrs)23000000000111000.000.250.000.250500.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1979Clinton DodgersMidwA20P1500.069121615.9381.000.0011.3100.08
    1980San Antonio DodgersTexAA21P4900.0415322219.8640.400.0036.0100.01
    1981San Antonio DodgersTexAA22P4200.01113402824.8570.600.0061.8100.01
    1982Albuquerque DukesPCLAAA23P4700.01418223432.9410.700.0032.9100.01
    1983Albuquerque DukesPCLAAA24P4900.01826334744.9360.900.0034.3100.01
    1983Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB24P808.00201221.0000.300.254.9100.012
    1984Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB25P450189.21728525045.9001.000.2427.8100.03
    1985Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB26P360239.22045747265.9031.800.2722.297.34
    1986Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB27P350231.12236366158.9511.700.2521.694.64
    1987Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB28P370264.23734567671.9341.900.2722.892.55
    1988Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB29P350267.03260669892.9392.600.3421.797.27
    1989Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB30P350256.22451427975.9492.100.2921.9100.07
    1990Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB31P4025.11300441.0001.000.162.5100.021
    1991Bakersfield DodgersCalifA+32P200.01400551.0002.500.001.5100.019
    1991San Antonio MissionsTexAA32P100.00300331.0003.000.000.7100.018
    1991Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB32P210112.01218113130.9681.400.2713.0100.012
    1992Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB33P330210.22841327269.9582.100.3320.494.38
    1993Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB34P330215.22043316663.9551.900.2920.497.17
    1994Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB35P210135.12224234846.9582.200.3418.495.510
    1995Cleveland IndiansALMLB36P260167.11631214947.9591.800.2818.1100.08
    1996Cleveland IndiansALMLB37P330206.02047236967.9712.000.3320.5100.06
    1997Cleveland IndiansALMLB38P320195.12029425349.9251.500.2519.9100.09
    1998San Francisco GiantsNLMLB39P340202.02136135857.9831.700.2820.9100.06
    1999New York MetsNLMLB40P320179.01935315754.9471.700.3019.6100.06
    2000San Bernardino StampedeCalifA+41P300.04300771.0002.300.002.1100.021
    2000Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB41P10024.21600771.0000.700.296.2100.014
    MLB Totals - (P)51003,126332569514412.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)960032445511.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (P)920015317211.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (P)500570012.0000.000.00---------
    A Totals - (P)1500691211.0000.000.00---------
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1979Minor15----------
    1980Minor49----------
    1981Minor42----------
    1982Minor47----------
    1983MLB8----------
    1983Minor49----------
    1984MLB45----------
    1985MLB36----------
    1986MLB35----------
    1987MLB37----------
    1988MLB35----------
    1989MLB35----------
    1990MLB4----------
    1991MLB21----------
    1991Minor3----------
    1992MLB33----------
    1993MLB33----------
    1994MLB21----------
    1995MLB26----------
    1996MLB33----------
    1997MLB32----------
    1998MLB34----------
    1999MLB32----------
    2000MLB10----------
    2000Minor3----------
    Totals718----------