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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
David Wayne Howard
Stat Years
1987-2001  [mlb] 1991-1999
Height/Weight
6-0 / 175
Bats/Throws
Both / Right
Positions
SS (821) ... 2B (160) ... 3B (54) ... 1B (47) ... OF (44) ... RF (19) ... DH (9) ... LF (8) ... CF (6) ... P (1) ... C (1)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
1967-02-26 in Sarasota, Florida   [53.170]
High School
Riverview (Sarasota,FL)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Kansas City Royals in Round #32 (#774 overall) of the 1986 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Herb Raybourn,Art Stewart
MLB Debut
1991-04-14 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.047)
Service Time
Organizations
KCA [11] SLN [2] NYN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 13026 ... retro id: howad001 ... mlbam id: 116201
Relations
Son of Bruce Howard
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1987Fort Myers RoyalsFSLA+kca-20ss---1892892656941191110306807000.194.270.263.5333267614.176.069.2509.2020.862.27289.00.3125.0
    1988Appleton FoxesMidwAkca-21ss---211036848829412275258024300.223.274.277.55140210214.128.054.2796.2219.903.20368.00.2517.1
    1989Baseball City RoyalsFSLA+kca-22ss---383267366373330122234413210.236.297.318.6152968513.206.082.2707.7714.861.9189.01.0120.6
    1990Memphis ChicksSouAAkca-23ss---411638441961045441543974110600.250.316.336.65244012919.216.086.2938.8616.821.9076.81.1419.8
    1991Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-24ss-2b---514412500021171112000.122.265.122.3875150.171.000.16713.7321.571.570.00.000.0
    1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3124ssL-S-E-P59423620517011732164519201.216.267.258.525264618.114.042.2606.0617.052.81236.00.3815.7
    1992Baseball City RoyalsFSLA+kca-25ss---639341000002000000.444.545.5561.1011151.333.112.44418.180.000.000.00.0025.0
    1992Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-25ss---61968581005103802200.118.151.132.2837591.074.014.1294.0010.672.670.00.0012.5
    1992Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca1325ssL-S-E-P67421919496211834154308203.224.271.283.554244629.123.059.2716.1517.622.87219.00.4118.4
    1993Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-26ss---7471571540820183172014300.255.286.331.6171725210.134.076.2864.0711.632.860.00.0025.0
    1993Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca6262bL-S-E-P71524580102102502100.333.370.417.78729101.208.084.4006.9017.242.500.00.0012.5
    1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca6273b-ssL-S-E-P846839194011332112303301.229.309.313.622100265.229.084.29011.0023.002.0983.01.0026.3
    1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca6282b-ssL-S-E-P995255236213401961244116117.243.310.325.6352878317.196.082.2888.3614.291.710.00.0027.4
    1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca629ssL-S-E-P101434205192145448564074417406.219.291.305.59648512823.179.086.2548.2515.261.85105.00.8225.0
    1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca6302b-rfL-S-E-P118016224398111322103113111.241.287.321.6081775210.142.080.2905.6517.513.10162.00.5625.6
    1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln13312b-ssL-S-E-P124610215251121200122202122.245.322.333.655117344.206.088.29110.2618.801.8351.01.7116.0
    1999Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-322b-ss---13819350002201610100.263.318.263.5812250.158.000.3574.5527.276.000.00.000.0
    1999St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2932ss-2bL-S-E-P13528231740160272721030.207.286.293.57992245.146.086.2967.6129.353.8682.01.0929.4
    2001Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn-342b---1448011000000400000.125.125.250.375821.125.125.2500.0050.000.000.00.00100.0
    MLB Totals (9 yrs)6451583169362571411148231913731195115721.229.291.303.594179548082.164.074.2757.6317.332.27143.90.6122.6
    American League Totals (7 yrs)547139915132052138130231711826274814219.229.289.302.591158642273.162.073.2737.4416.522.22174.90.5022.8
    National League Totals (2 yrs)9818418425131802194923152.228.306.315.621209589.179.087.2939.0923.442.5861.31.4421.4
    Minor League Totals493161017936046171014252231373157321710.224.285.292.577180347073.171.068.2697.6017.472.30161.00.5520.3
    Minor: A Totals11036848829412275258024300.223.274.277.55140210214.128.054.2796.2219.903.20368.00.2517.1
    Minor: A+ Totals17556565123177449231255112110210.218.287.294.58163316628.193.076.2648.6917.692.04141.20.6322.8
    Minor: AA Totals11638441961045441543974110600.250.316.336.65244012919.216.086.2938.8616.821.9076.81.1419.8
    Minor: AAA Totals92293255910202772184938600.201.250.249.4993287312.126.048.2365.4914.942.720.00.0020.3
    Kansas City Royals Totals (7 yrs)547139915132052138130231711826274814219.229.289.302.591158642273.162.073.2737.4416.522.22174.90.5022.8
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (2 yrs)9818418425131802194923152.228.306.315.621209589.179.087.2939.0923.442.5861.31.4421.4
    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 Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca6271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf004.5010001102.02110500003.509.000.0022.500.004.500.00.000
    1994MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf004.5010001102.02110500003.509.000.0022.500.004.500.00.000
    MLB Totals (1 yrs)004.5010001102.02110500003.509.000.0022.500.004.500.00.000
    American League Totals (1 yrs)004.5010001102.02110500003.509.000.0022.500.004.500.00.000
    Kansas City Royals Totals (1 yrs)004.5010001102.02110500003.509.000.0022.500.004.500.00.000
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    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 Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1987Fort Myers RoyalsFSLA+20SS8900.01232732848424396.9344.400.0063.1100.01
    1988Appleton FoxesMidwA21SS11000.01512754350469426.9083.900.0078.6100.01
    1989Princeton PiratesAppRk22C100.01310014141.00014.000.001.40.04
    1989Princeton PiratesAppRk221B3500.025515626276270.9787.700.0050.70.02
    1989Baseball City RoyalsFSLA+222B100.01000111.0001.000.000.71.23
    1989Baseball City RoyalsFSLA+223B100.01000111.0001.000.000.71.26
    1989Baseball City RoyalsFSLA+22SS7000.01232241847365347.9515.000.0050.484.31
    1989Baseball City RoyalsFSLA+22OF800.01610017171.0002.100.005.89.66
    1990Memphis ChicksSouAA232B500.07120219191.0003.800.003.54.33
    1990Memphis ChicksSouAA23SS11300.01873093276528496.9394.400.0078.597.41
    1991Omaha RoyalsAmerAAA242B600.0922153231.9695.200.004.242.95
    1991Omaha RoyalsAmerAAA24SS800.021212104442.9555.300.005.657.15
    1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLB242B2600.036601109796.9903.700.0016.027.73
    1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLB243B100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.15
    1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLB24SS6300.0931881130292281.9624.500.0038.967.02
    1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLB24OF100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.110
    1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLB24DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.19
    1992Baseball City RoyalsFSLA+25SS300.037101110.9093.300.004.3100.05
    1992Omaha RoyalsAmerAAA25SS1900.025528118577.9064.100.0013.2100.04
    1992Kansas City RoyalsALMLB25SS7400.0124204852336328.9764.400.0045.7100.01
    1992Kansas City RoyalsALMLB25OF200.0000000.0000.000.001.22.710
    1993Omaha RoyalsAmerAAA26SS4600.076137834221213.9644.600.0031.997.92
    1993Kansas City RoyalsALMLB262B700.01523324138.9275.400.004.346.75
    1993Kansas City RoyalsALMLB263B200.01000111.0000.500.001.213.36
    1993Kansas City RoyalsALMLB26SS300.01500661.0002.000.001.920.04
    1993Kansas City RoyalsALMLB26OF100.0000000.0000.000.000.66.79
    1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLB272B300.02100331.0001.000.002.66.53
    1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLB273B2500.013320145451.0001.800.0021.754.32
    1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLB27SS1500.01246175958.9833.900.0013.032.62
    1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLB27OF100.0000000.0000.000.000.92.27
    1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLB27P102.0000000.0000.000.000.92.215
    1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLB27DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.74.39
    1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLB281B100.03001331.0003.000.000.71.16
    1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLB282B4100.06899121168167.9944.100.0028.543.22
    1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLB28SS3300.04793225142140.9864.200.0022.934.72
    1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLB28OF3000.0493305552.9451.700.0020.831.67
    1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLB28DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.71.122
    1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLB291B200.04000441.0002.000.001.21.48
    1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLB292B300.09100319191.0006.300.001.92.16
    1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLB29SS13500.019740111109609598.9824.400.0083.994.41
    1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLB29CF100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.76
    1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLB302B3400.06581425150146.9734.300.0021.142.52
    1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLB303B700.0310211513.8671.900.004.38.86
    1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLB30SS900.0615152221.9552.300.005.611.33
    1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLB30LF500.04000441.0000.800.003.16.37
    1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLB30CF200.04000441.0002.000.001.22.55
    1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLB30RF1700.01430017171.0001.000.0010.621.34
    1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLB30DH500.0000000.0000.000.003.16.33
    1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB312B1900.037490586861.0004.500.0011.741.33
    1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB313B1400.03300661.0000.400.008.630.44
    1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB31SS1600.01229244341.9532.600.009.934.84
    1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB31CF200.0000000.0000.000.001.24.34
    1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB31RF100.01101221.0002.000.000.62.27
    1999Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAA322B400.0880316161.0004.000.002.950.05
    1999Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAA32SS200.03300661.0003.000.001.425.05
    1999Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAA32OF100.01000111.0001.000.000.712.513
    1999St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB321B900.03310434341.0003.800.005.617.33
    1999St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB322B900.010160426261.0002.900.005.617.34
    1999St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB323B400.03601991.0002.300.002.57.76
    1999St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB32SS1300.01018122928.9662.200.008.125.02
    1999St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB32LF300.01000111.0000.300.001.95.87
    1999St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB32CF100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.98
    1999St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB32RF100.02000221.0002.000.000.61.98
    2001Norfolk TidesILAAA342B200.02300551.0002.500.001.450.08
    MLB Totals - (1B)12004010541411.0003.400.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (2B)14200242339970590581.9854.100.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)53002351237674.9741.400.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (SS)361005029993723415381501.9764.200.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (LF)8005000551.0000.600.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (CF)6004000441.0000.700.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (RF)19001740121211.0001.100.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)3500493305552.9451.500.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (P)102000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)900000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (2B)12001933185352.9814.300.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (SS)75001252131855356338.9494.500.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)1001000111.0001.000.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (2B)5007120219191.0003.800.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (SS)113001873093276528496.9394.400.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (2B)1001000111.0001.000.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (3B)1001000111.0001.000.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (SS)162002495044795800753.9414.600.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (OF)8001610017171.0002.100.000.00.00
    A Totals - (SS)110001512754350469426.9083.900.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (C)1001310014141.00014.000.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (1B)350025515626276270.9787.700.000.00.00
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    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
    1987Minor-----89-----
    1988Minor-----110-----
    1989Minor-1351170---8-
    1990Minor---5-113-----
    1991MLB---26163---11
    1991Minor---6-8-----
    1992MLB-----74---2-
    1992Minor-----22-----
    1993MLB---723---1-
    1993Minor-----46-----
    1994MLB1--32515---12
    1995MLB--141-33---301
    1996MLB--23-135-1---
    1997MLB---34795217-5
    1998MLB---191416-21--
    1999MLB--99413311--
    1999Minor---4-2---1-
    2001Minor---2-------
    Totals1147160548218619449