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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Thomas Sylvester Howard
Stat Years
1986-2001  [mlb] 1990-2000
Height/Weight
6-2 / 205
Bats/Throws
Both / Right
Positions
OF (895) ... RF (123) ... CF (94) ... LF (81) ... DH (14) ... 1B (1)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
1964-12-11 in Middletown, Ohio   [55.319]
High School
Valley View (Germantown,OH)
Colleges
Ball State University (Muncie, Indiana)
Draft
Selected by the San Diego Padres in Round #1 (#11 overall) of the 1986 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1990-07-03 - Boxscore  (Age: 25.204)
Service Time
Organizations
SDN [7] CIN [4] CLE [2] SLN [2] HOU [1] LAN [1] PIT [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 13040 ... retro id: howat001 ... mlbam id: 116215
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1986Spokane IndiansNwstA-sdn-21of---11355162333217213910000.418.458.6911.14959388.345.273.4775.0815.253.0027.53.3934.8
    1986Reno PadresCalifA+sdn-21of---1612233557731039102344901310.256.350.448.79826110020.381.192.28113.0318.771.4422.33.8335.1
    1987Wichita PilotsTexAAsdn-22of---2113401721332741460268367218190.332.387.524.91144721045.327.192.3778.0516.112.0028.63.1333.8
    1988Wichita PilotsTexAAsdn-23of---32910315319201663131400000.301.379.427.8061164411.282.126.34811.2112.071.080.00.0035.5
    1988Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-23of---34416729429101534123111020.251.306.317.6231815310.132.066.3096.6317.132.580.00.0023.8
    1989Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-24of---48030345911833312211305603110.300.362.409.77133712424.244.109.3598.9016.621.87101.00.8926.4
    1990Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-25of---58934158112268551275446304450.328.401.496.89739316939.361.168.38611.2016.031.4368.21.2734.8
    1990San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn3325ofL-S-E-P5204441220000101101001.273.273.318.59145142.023.045.3640.0024.440.000.00.0016.7
    1991Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-26of---62594222931216115101601230.309.368.426.794107406.287.117.3469.3514.951.6047.01.8720.7
    1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn3326ofL-S-E-P61062813070123422107245712144.249.309.356.66530910019.203.107.2997.7718.452.3870.21.2927.1
    1992San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn3327lf-cfL-S-E-P753110000000001000.333.333.333.666410.000.000.3330.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1992Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3327ofL-S-E-P711735836991522321581760010214.277.308.346.65438712419.137.069.3264.3915.503.53179.00.5219.2
    1993Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3328ofL-S-E-P87417826427032351124200405.236.278.326.6041945810.180.090.2856.1921.653.5059.31.5523.8
    1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2228ofL-S-E-P83814122398341356122100104.277.331.461.7921546515.262.184.2997.7913.641.7535.22.6038.5
    1994Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2229ofL-S-E-P983178244711052442103003112.264.302.410.7121927316.213.146.2925.2115.633.0035.62.6034.0
    1995Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2230ofL-S-E-P101132814285152326178203711103.302.350.402.75230411320.203.100.3396.5812.171.8593.70.9923.5
    1996Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcin-31of---118304101012112700000.333.375.467.84232142.200.134.4096.2521.883.5030.03.1320.0
    1996Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-31of---1115220012000000000.400.4001.0001.400551.600.600.2500.000.000.005.020.0050.0
    1996Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2231lf-cfL-S-E-P111213605098191064265175132435.272.307.431.73838615535.208.159.3004.4013.213.0060.01.5535.7
    1997Houston AstrosNLMLBhou532cfL-S-E-P12107255246316132212264831113.247.323.353.6762869020.204.106.2939.0916.781.8585.01.0531.8
    1998Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2233cf-lfL-S-E-P13477691440241031500002.184.215.316.53179246.184.132.2033.8018.995.0038.02.5342.9
    1999Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-34of---1435119244310222112132111102.361.425.529.9541356314.269.168.4239.6315.561.6259.51.4832.6
    1999St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln534rfL-S-E-P1498195165710062811172620103.292.353.436.7892158516.231.144.3117.9112.091.5332.52.7928.1
    2000Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-35of---151734792005017620012.265.419.324.74343112.235.059.32116.2813.950.860.00.0022.2
    2000St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln535rfL-S-E-P15861331328416281073410003.211.255.391.6461415211.241.180.2374.9624.114.8622.24.2639.3
    2001Camden RiversharksAtlIndy------36lf-cf---1643150204612042310221800005.307.395.467.8621727016.313.160.00012.7910.470.8237.52.3334.8
    2001Monterrey SultanesMexAAA----36lf-cf---16228411236031600141000004.274.378.452.83098389.345.178.00014.2910.200.7128.03.0639.1
    2001Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-36of---161330262001002710000.200.273.267.5403382.133.067.2616.0621.213.500.00.0033.3
    MLB Totals (13 yrs)10152483297655123224426466411654321121161039.264.311.384.6952696954189.197.120.3026.1216.022.6256.41.6328.9
    National League Totals (11 yrs)824194723551410120392094632136330111110930.264.314.397.7112115772160.210.133.2996.4315.602.4349.91.8431.1
    American League Totals (2 yrs)1915366214122255520929102010619.263.298.340.63858118229.151.077.3134.9917.563.52107.20.8620.6
    Minor League Totals550198934261112327432921094322036171912228.307.376.461.8372247917193.298.154.3569.7916.071.6446.31.9131.6
    Minor: Indy Totals43150204612042310221800005.307.395.467.8621727016.313.160.32812.7910.470.8237.52.3334.8
    Minor: A- Totals1355162333217213910000.418.458.6911.14959388.345.273.4775.0815.253.0027.53.3934.8
    Minor: A+ Totals612233557731039102344901310.256.350.448.79826110020.381.192.28113.0318.771.4422.33.8335.1
    Minor: AA Totals1505349117437615783312519318190.326.385.502.88759526858.311.176.3728.5715.631.8235.62.5233.3
    Minor: AAA Totals326117720035776151615864281322105108128.303.374.434.8081332511107.274.131.3569.9115.771.5973.61.2030.0
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (4 yrs)355960138269531518105322159139467414.280.322.423.745103640686.216.143.3105.6913.422.3653.31.7432.0
    Cleveland Indians Totals (2 yrs)1915366214122255520929102010619.263.298.340.63858118229.151.077.3134.9917.563.52107.20.8620.6
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (2 yrs)1843282985141125621246030106.259.315.418.73335613727.235.159.2846.7416.852.5027.33.3731.8
    San Diego Padres Totals (3 yrs)1313283583143422108246814145.253.305.351.65635811521.177.098.3076.7018.992.8382.01.1225.3
    Houston Astros Totals (1 yrs)107255246316132212264831113.247.323.353.6762869020.204.106.2939.0916.781.8585.01.0531.8
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (1 yrs)477691440241031500002.184.215.316.53179246.184.132.2033.8018.995.0038.02.5342.9
    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
    1986Spokane IndiansNwstA-21OF1300.02430027271.0002.100.0017.6100.06
    1986Reno PadresCalifA+21OF6000.0104560115109.9481.800.0042.398.44
    1987Wichita PilotsTexAA22OF10400.0226661238232.9752.200.0077.692.03
    1988Wichita PilotsTexAA23OF2300.0512205553.9642.300.0016.979.36
    1988Las Vegas StarsPCLAAA23OF4000.0743207977.9751.900.0028.690.96
    1989Las Vegas StarsPCLAAA24OF7500.0178720187185.9892.500.0052.493.83
    1990Las Vegas StarsPCLAAA25OF8000.0159620167165.9882.100.0055.689.93
    1990San Diego PadresNLMLB25OF13081.2190102019.9501.500.238.065.07
    1991Las Vegas StarsPCLAAA26OF2500.0542215856.9662.200.0017.9100.05
    1991San Diego PadresNLMLB26OF860625.1182411187186.9952.200.3053.181.14
    1992Cleveland IndiansALMLB27OF970736.2185520192190.9902.000.2659.982.93
    1992Cleveland IndiansALMLB27DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.21.78
    1993Cleveland IndiansALMLB28OF470292.1813218684.9771.800.2929.063.54
    1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLB28OF370289.2734117877.9872.100.2722.897.45
    1993Cleveland IndiansALMLB28DH700.0000000.0000.000.004.39.57
    1994Cincinnati RedsNLMLB29OF570340.2802318582.9651.400.2450.068.73
    1995Cincinnati RedsNLMLB30OF820510.2126221130128.9851.600.2556.972.64
    1996Chattanooga LookoutsSouAA31OF500.08000881.0001.600.003.662.58
    1996Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA31OF100.03000331.0003.000.000.6100.014
    1996Cincinnati RedsNLMLB31LF5100.05020152521.0001.000.0031.542.12
    1996Cincinnati RedsNLMLB31CF4000.0692107271.9861.800.0024.733.12
    1996Cincinnati RedsNLMLB31RF3200.0412204543.9561.300.0019.826.42
    1997Houston AstrosNLMLB32LF1000.01700017171.0001.700.006.29.32
    1997Houston AstrosNLMLB32CF4100.07350178781.0001.900.0025.338.32
    1997Houston AstrosNLMLB32RF1800.01700017171.0000.900.0011.116.83
    1998Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB33LF1100.01200012121.0001.100.006.823.414
    1998Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB33CF1300.01920021211.0001.600.008.027.74
    1998Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB33RF600.02000221.0000.300.003.712.88
    1998Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB33DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.62.13
    1999Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAA34OF3400.0542105756.9821.600.0024.697.16
    1999St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB34LF300.03000331.0001.000.001.93.17
    1999St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB34RF4500.0730107473.9861.600.0028.045.92
    1999St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB34DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.03
    2000Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAA35OF1300.0190202119.9051.500.009.076.57
    2000St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB351B104.04000441.0004.001.000.61.211
    2000St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB35LF6028.01000111.0000.200.043.77.05
    2000St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB35RF220109.2221112423.9581.000.2113.625.63
    2000St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB35DH300.0000000.0000.000.001.93.52
    2001Nashville SoundsPCLAAA36OF300.0311054.8001.300.002.123.113
    MLB Totals - (1B)104400014.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (LF)810288320111.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (CF)940016191112.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (RF)123010915534111.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (OF)41902,8747462012512.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (DH)1400000000.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (OF)271005442112112.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (OF)1320028588112.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (OF)600010456012.0000.000.00---------
    A- Totals - (OF)13002430012.0000.000.00---------
    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
    1986Minor---------73-
    1987Minor---------104-
    1988Minor---------63-
    1989Minor---------75-
    1990MLB---------13-
    1990Minor---------80-
    1991MLB---------86-
    1991Minor---------25-
    1992MLB---------972
    1993MLB---------847
    1994MLB---------57-
    1995MLB---------82-
    1996MLB------514032--
    1996Minor---------6-
    1997MLB------104118--
    1998MLB------11136-1
    1999MLB------3-45-1
    1999Minor---------34-
    2000MLB--1---6-22-3
    2000Minor---------13-
    2001Minor---------3-
    Totals--1---819412389514