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David HowardTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1987-2001 MLB Years: 1991-1999
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PositionsSS-821, 2B-160, 3B-54, 1B-47, OF-44, RF-19, DH-9, LF-8, CF-6, P-1, C-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDavid Wayne Howard
Height6-0Weight175BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 26,1967 [51.114]PlaceSarasota,Florida
High SchoolRiverview (Sarasota,FL)
CollegeState College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (Bradenton,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Kansas City Royals [Team Picks] in the 32nd round (774th overall) of the 1986 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsHerb RaybournArt Stewart
MLB DebutApril 14,1991 [24.047]
OrganizationsKCA [11] SLN [2] NYN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID13026Retrosheet IDhowad001MLBAM ID116201
RelationshipsSon of Bruce Howard
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed61Power26Contact49XBH28RBIs33Runs45Hitting35Durability43Team.492Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1987Fort Myers RoyalsFSLA+kca-ss20892892656941191110306807000.194.270.263.5337614326.250.069.176.2469.2020.862.270.31289.0025.00
1988Appleton FoxesMidwAkca-ss2111036848829412275258024300.223.274.277.55110214402.279.054.128.2546.2219.903.200.25368.0017.07
1989Baseball City RoyalsFSLA+kca-ss2283267366373330122234413210.236.297.318.6158513296.270.082.206.2827.7714.861.911.0189.0020.63
1990Memphis ChicksSouAAkca-ss2311638441961045441543974110600.250.316.336.65212919440.293.086.216.2998.8616.821.901.1476.8019.79
1991Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-ss-2b2414412500021171112000.122.265.122.3875051.167.000.171.20913.7321.571.570.000.000.00
1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31ss249423620517011732164519201.216.267.258.525618264.260.042.114.2446.0617.052.810.38236.0015.69
1992Baseball City RoyalsFSLA+kca-ss2539341000002000000.444.545.5561.1015111.444.112.333.49618.180.000.000.000.0025.00
1992Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-ss251968581005103802200.118.151.132.2839175.129.014.074.1344.0010.672.670.000.0012.50
1992Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         22778122005105802200.156.202.182.38414286.169.026.104.1825.819.301.600.000.0016.67
1992Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca13ss257421919496211834154308203.224.271.283.554629244.271.059.123.2566.1517.622.870.41219.0018.37
1993Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-ss26471571540820183172014300.255.286.331.6175210172.286.076.134.2764.0711.632.860.000.0025.00
1993Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca62b261524580102102502100.333.370.417.78710129.400.084.208.3476.9017.242.500.000.0012.50
1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca63b-ss2746839194011332112303301.229.309.313.622265100.290.084.229.28311.0023.002.091.0083.0026.32
1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca62b-ss2895255236213401961244116117.243.310.325.6358317287.288.082.196.2888.3614.291.710.000.0027.42
1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca6ss291434205192145448564074417406.219.291.305.59612823485.254.086.179.2728.2515.261.850.82105.0025.00
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca62b308016224398111322103113111.241.287.321.6085210177.290.080.142.2715.6517.513.100.56162.0025.64
1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln132b-ss314610215251121200122202122.245.322.333.655344117.291.088.206.29110.2618.801.831.7151.0016.00
1999Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-2b32819350002201610100.263.318.263.5815022.357.000.158.2724.5527.276.000.000.000.00
1999St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29ss-2b32528231740160272721030.207.286.293.57924592.296.086.146.2527.6129.353.861.0982.0029.41
2001Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn-2b3448011000000400000.125.125.250.375218.250.125.125.1550.0050.000.000.000.00100.00
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter6451583169362571411148231913731195115721.229.291.303.594480821795.275.074.164.0007.6317.332.270.61143.9122.65
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter493161017936046171014252231373157321710.224.285.292.577470731803.269.068.171.0007.6017.472.300.55161.0020.28
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter92293255910202772184938600.201.250.249.4997312328.236.048.126.0005.4914.942.720.000.0020.34
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11638441961045441543974110600.250.316.336.65212919440.293.086.216.0008.8616.821.901.1476.8019.79
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter17556565123177449231255112110210.218.287.294.58116628633.264.076.193.0008.6917.692.040.63141.2522.76
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11036848829412275258024300.223.274.277.55110214402.279.054.128.0006.2219.903.200.25368.0017.07
Kansas City Royals Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter547139915132052138130231711826274814219.229.289.302.591422731586.273.073.162.0007.4416.522.220.50174.8822.81
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter9818418425131802194923152.228.306.315.621589209.293.087.179.0009.0923.442.581.4461.3321.43
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623984291144337653478213425.229.291.303.59412121451.275.074.164.0007.6317.332.270.61143.9122.65
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625295911815634717845104211600.224.285.292.57715424592.269.068.171.0007.6017.472.300.55161.0020.28

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca6Rel27004.5010100102.02110500003.509.00--22.50--0.00-10.63
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter004.5010100102.02110500003.509.00--22.50--0.00-7.50
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter004.5010100102.02110500003.509.00--22.50--0.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings004.501100110001100220.0220110110055000003.509.00--22.50--0.00-7.50

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1987Fort Myers Royals FSLA+kca20SS89--1232732848424396.9344.45------89100.063.1
1988Appleton Foxes MidwAkca21SS110--1512754350469426.9083.87------110100.078.6
1989Princeton Pirates AppRkpit221B35--25515626276270.9787.71------350.050.7
1989Princeton Pirates AppRkpit22C1--131--14141.00014.00------10.01.4
1989Baseball City Royals FSLA+kca22SS70--1232241847365347.9514.96------8384.350.4
1989Baseball City Royals FSLA+kca22OF8--161--17171.0002.13------839.65.8
1989Baseball City Royals FSLA+kca223B1--1---111.0001.00------831.20.7
1989Baseball City Royals FSLA+kca222B1--1---111.0001.00------831.20.7
1990Memphis Chicks SouAAkca23SS113--1873093276528496.9394.39------11697.478.5
1990Memphis Chicks SouAAkca232B5--712-219191.0003.80------1164.33.5
1991Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca24SS8--21212104442.9555.25------1457.15.6
1991Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca242B6--922153231.9695.17------1442.94.2
1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24SS63--931881130292281.9624.46------9467.038.9
1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca242B26--36601109796.9903.69------9427.716.0
1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca243B1---------------941.10.6
1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24DH1---------------941.10.6
1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24OF1---------------941.10.6
1992Baseball City Royals FSLA+kca25SS3--371-1110.9093.33------3100.04.3
1992Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca25SS19--25528118577.9064.05------19100.013.2
1992Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25SS74--124204852336328.9764.43------74100.045.7
1992Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25OF2---------------742.71.2
1993Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca26SS46--76137834221213.9644.63------4797.931.9
1993Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca262B7--1523324138.9275.43------1546.74.3
1993Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26SS3--15--661.0002.00------1520.01.9
1993Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca263B2--1---111.0000.50------1513.31.2
1993Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26OF1---------------156.70.6
1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca273B25--1332-145451.0001.80------4654.321.7
1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27SS15--1246175958.9833.87------4632.613.0
1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca272B3--21--331.0001.00------466.52.6
1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27DH2---------------464.31.7
1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27P1-2-------------462.20.9
1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27OF1---------------462.20.9
1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca282B41--6899121168167.9944.07------9543.228.5
1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28SS33--4793225142140.9864.24------9534.722.9
1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28OF30--4933-5552.9451.73------9531.620.8
1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca281B1--3--1331.0003.00------951.10.7
1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28DH1---------------951.10.7
1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29SS135--19740111109609598.9824.43------14394.483.9
1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca292B3--910-319191.0006.33------1432.11.9
1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca291B2--4---441.0002.00------1431.41.2
1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29CF1---------------1430.70.6
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca302B34--6581425150146.9734.29------8042.521.1
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30RF17--143--17171.0001.00------8021.310.6
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30SS9--615152221.9552.33------8011.35.6
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca303B7--310211513.8671.86------808.84.3
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30LF5--4---441.0000.80------806.33.1
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30DH5---------------806.33.1
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30CF2--4---441.0002.00------802.51.2
1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln312B19--3749-586861.0004.53------4641.311.7
1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31SS16--1229244341.9532.56------4634.89.9
1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln313B14--33--661.0000.43------4630.48.6
1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31CF2---------------464.31.2
1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31RF1--11-1221.0002.00------462.20.6
1999Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln322B4--88-316161.0004.00------850.02.9
1999Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln32SS2--33--661.0003.00------825.01.4
1999Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln32OF1--1---111.0001.00------812.50.7
1999St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln32SS13--1018122928.9662.15------5225.08.1
1999St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln321B9--331-434341.0003.78------5217.35.6
1999St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln322B9--1016-426261.0002.89------5217.35.6
1999St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln323B4--36-1991.0002.25------527.72.5
1999St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln32LF3--1---111.0000.33------525.81.9
1999St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln32RF1--2---221.0002.00------521.90.6
1999St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln32CF1---------------521.90.6
2001Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn342B2--23--551.0002.50------450.01.4
MLB Totals for SS - 9 season(s)-   SS361--5029993723415381501.9764.16------3610.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 8 season(s)-   2B142--242339970590581.9854.09------1420.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 6 season(s)-   3B53--2351237674.9741.40------530.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF35--4933-5552.9451.49------350.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 3 season(s)-   RF19--174-121211.0001.11------190.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B12--401-541411.0003.42------120.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 4 season(s)-   DH9---------------90.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF8--5---551.0000.63------80.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 4 season(s)-   CF6--4---441.0000.67------60.00.0
MLB Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1-2-------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 4 season(s)-   SS75--1252131855356338.9494.51------750.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B12--1933185352.9814.33------120.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS113--1873093276528496.9394.39------1130.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B5--712-219191.0003.80------50.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 3 season(s)-   SS162--2495044795800753.9414.65------1620.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF8--161--17171.0002.13------80.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
A Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS110--1512754350469426.9083.87------1100.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B35--25515626276270.9787.71------350.00.0
Rk Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C1--131--14141.00014.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1987Fort Myers Royals FSLA+kca20----89------
1988Appleton Foxes MidwAkca21----110------
1989Princeton Pirates AppRkpit22-135--------
1989Baseball City Royals FSLA+kca22---1701---8-
1990Memphis Chicks SouAAkca23---5113------
1991Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca24---68------
1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24---26631---11
1992Baseball City Royals FSLA+kca25----3------
1992Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca25----19------
1992Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25----74----2-
1993Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca26----46------
1993Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26---732---1-
1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca271--31525---12
1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28--14133----301
1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29--23135--1---
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30---34975217-5
1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31---191614-21--
1999Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln32---42----1-
1999St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln32--99134311--
2001Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn34---2-------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2004Sarasota Red SoxFSLA+Minorbos37Hitting Coach1367561.5512.52Todd Claus,Tim Teufel
2010Bradenton MaraudersFSLA+Minorpit43Hitting Coach1387662.5513.52P.J. ForbesLost in Semi-Finals
2011West Virginia PowerSALAMinorpit44Hitting Coach1386969.50010.55Gary Robinson
2012State College SpikesNYPLA-Minorpit45Hitting Coach763541.46111.04Dave Turgeon
* 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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1999-10-28Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1997-12-04ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
1997-10-28Free 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
1991Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll24100,000-62033-742,231100,000100,000
1992Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll25152,500-5432733962,245109,000252,500
1993Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll26193,000-5352841968,431109,000445,500
1994Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll27220,000-5012045957,101109,000665,500
1995Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll28385,000-3721459999,520109,0001,050,500
1996Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll29600,000-309966957,870109,0001,650,500
1997Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll30762,500-31814651,182,177150,0002,413,000
1998St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll31170,000-81243-1,276,192170,0002,583,000
1999St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll32950,000-34713621,454,491200,0003,533,000
* 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