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Dave HostetlerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1977-1988 MLB Years: 1981-1988
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Drafted
Played in Japan

Positions1B-742, DH-104, C-1Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDavid Alan Hostetler
Height6-4Weight215BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 27,1956 [62.257]PlacePasadena,California
High SchoolArcadia (Arcadia,CA)
CollegeUSC (Los Angeles,CA), Citrus College (Glendora,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Montreal Expos [Team Picks] in the 4th round (87th overall) of the 1978 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the San Francisco Giants [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (29th overall) of the 1977 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the San Francisco Giants [Team Picks] in the 4th round (80th overall) of the 1976 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Cleveland Indians [Team Picks] in the 6th round (70th overall) of the 1976 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the San Francisco Giants [Team Picks] in the 4th round (74th overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutSeptember 15,1981 [25.172]
OrganizationsMON [5] TEX [3] PIT [1] Awards0Awards Voting1-3
TBC Player ID13004Retrosheet IDhostd001MLBAM ID116171
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Player Notes:   Member of the 1977 United States National Baseball team
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed18Power85Contact28XBH77RBIs75Runs48Hitting54Durability61Team.511Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1977USCPac8NCAA-11b2164232537692134800274000000.328.398.552.95012824259.352.224.341.41610.4215.441.485.0217.8531.58
1978USCPac10NCAA-11b22622145467120174500443800000.313.430.6071.03713029258.314.294.500.45917.0514.730.866.5912.5943.28
1978West Palm Beach ExposFSLA+mon-1b2275249276712052920334430400.269.356.378.7349417289.304.109.249.33811.4215.221.331.7349.8025.37
1979Memphis ChicksSouAAmon-1b231455487714828420114217011060400.270.357.445.80224452628.303.175.305.35911.1517.521.573.1827.4035.14
1980Denver BearsAmerAAAmon-1b241264536212217195801488140300.269.343.371.71416827508.309.102.205.3279.4515.941.691.7750.3322.13
1981Denver BearsAmerAAAmon-1b25125440911401472710332668940540.318.408.566.97424948515.343.248.400.43312.8217.281.355.2416.3034.29
1981Montreal ExposNLMLBmon551b2556130011000200000.500.5001.0001.500616.667.500.500.6760.0033.330.0016.676.0033.33
1982Denver BearsAmerAAAtex-1b2636128243480123600203210310.266.362.609.9717820152.253.343.500.41513.1621.051.607.8910.6758.82
1982Texas RangersALMLBtex121b26113418539712322672242113105314.232.300.433.73318137466.260.201.301.3239.0124.252.694.7219.0038.14
1983Texas RangersALMLBtex12dh279430431679211460242103502110.220.323.372.69511322353.292.152.283.31711.9029.182.453.1227.6432.84
1984Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-1b2864227286992114301286440110.304.388.507.89511522260.379.203.322.39910.7724.622.294.2320.6431.88
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex121b-dh2837827182131000132700005.220.326.378.70431695.288.158.317.32413.6828.422.083.1627.3333.33
1985Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-1b29132465691191822989165310151300.256.337.490.82722849527.266.234.338.36410.0619.171.915.5016.0341.18
1986NankaiJap PacIntl-301304870139002574000000000.285.285.439.72421425487.247.154.154.3190.000.000.005.1319.4817.99
1987NankaiJap PacIntl-31124391098001768000000000.251.251.381.63214917391.217.130.130.2730.000.000.004.3523.0017.35
1988Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-1b328422521428442901246750330.187.276.311.5877016257.242.124.227.2669.3426.072.791.5656.2538.10
1988Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit551b3268020000000300000.250.250.250.500208.400.000.000.2260.0037.500.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter25581892187236371242497248607429.229.313.407.72033366928.278.178.295.00010.4526.722.563.9922.1135.29
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter7872735399741114201175018123425883212690.271.356.456.81212462513136.304.185.308.00010.9118.751.723.7323.3833.87
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter56719382955267416923584112394342311890.271.355.469.8249081822219.303.198.317.00010.7719.561.824.1521.0734.60
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1455487714828420114217011060400.270.357.445.80224452628.303.175.305.00011.1517.521.573.1827.4035.14
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter75249276712052920334430400.269.356.378.7349417289.304.109.249.00011.4215.221.331.7349.8025.37
Intl Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter25487802370042142000000000.270.270.413.68336342878.233.143.144.0000.000.000.004.7820.9017.72
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter126446107143212309300717800000.321.414.578.99225853517.334.257.417.00013.7315.091.105.8014.8737.06
Texas Rangers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter24480491182236361232497243607429.226.312.404.71632565914.274.178.296.00010.6126.592.513.9422.3335.71
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter68020000000300000.250.250.250.500208.400.000.000.0000.0037.500.000.000.000.00
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter56130011000200000.500.5001.0001.500616.667.500.500.0000.0033.330.0016.676.0033.33
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625205811915424791362158404318.229.313.407.72021242590.278.178.295.00010.4526.722.563.9922.1135.29
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625638215323424103227012170520.271.356.456.81225652646.304.185.308.00010.9118.751.723.7323.3833.87

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978West Palm Beach Expos FSLA+mon221B73--541361146588577.9817.90------7597.350.7
1979Memphis Chicks SouAAmon231B113--9595599410231014.9918.97------14577.978.5
1980Denver Bears AmerAAAmon241B120--103963169611181102.9869.18------12695.288.2
1981Denver Bears AmerAAAmon251B123--110466139211831170.9899.51------12598.490.4
1981Montreal ExposNLMLBmon251B2--4--2441.0002.00------540.01.9
1982Denver Bears AmerAAAtex261B14--1238312134131.9789.36------3638.910.4
1982Texas RangersALMLBtex261B109--1099481210211591147.99010.52------11396.567.3
1982Texas RangersALMLBtex26DH3---------------1132.71.9
1983Texas RangersALMLBtex27DH88---------------9493.654.3
1983Texas RangersALMLBtex271B2--11---11111.0005.50------942.11.2
1984Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex281B43--30535635346340.9837.91------6467.227.9
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex281B14--908-998981.0007.00------3737.88.7
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex28DH13---------------3735.18.1
1985Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon291B111--98379117610731062.9909.57------13284.178.2
1988Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit321B14--1416211149147.98710.50------8416.79.9
1988Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit321B4--1521-1817.9444.25------666.72.5
1988Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32C1---------------616.70.6
MLB Totals for 1B - 5 season(s)-   1B131--1219581311312901277.9909.75------1310.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH104---------------1040.00.0
MLB Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 6 season(s)-   1B425--36952575132240033952.9879.30------4250.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B113--9595599410231014.9918.97------1130.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B73--541361146588577.9817.90------730.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978West Palm Beach Expos FSLA+mon22--73--------
1979Memphis Chicks SouAAmon23--113--------
1980Denver Bears AmerAAAmon24--120--------
1981Denver Bears AmerAAAmon25--123--------
1981Montreal ExposNLMLBmon25--2--------
1982Denver Bears AmerAAAtex26--14--------
1982Texas RangersALMLBtex26--109-------3
1983Texas RangersALMLBtex27--2-------88
1984Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex28--43--------
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex28--14-------13
1985Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon29--111--------
1988Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit32--14--------
1988Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32-14--------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1988-08-28Released by Pirates. 
1988-01-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1985-10-22Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1985-05-12Purchased by Cubs from Expos. 
1984-11-07TradeTraded by Rangers to Expos for Chris Welsh. 
1982-03-31TradeTraded by Expos with Larry Parrish to Rangers for Al Oliver. 
* 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

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1988Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll3262,500-60435-392,10762,50062,500
* 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