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Art HoweTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1971-1985 MLB Years: 1974-1985
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Positions3B-400, 2B-284, 1B-130, SS-26Position when Drafted3B-2BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameArthur Henry Howe Jr.
Height6-2Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 15,1946 [71.244]PlacePittsburgh,Pennsylvania
High SchoolShaler Area (Glenshaw,PA)
CollegeUniversity of Wyoming (Laramie,WY)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1971 by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
MLB DebutJuly 10,1974 [27.207]
OrganizationsHOU [7] PIT [2] SLN [2] Awards1Awards Voting8-342
TBC Player ID13043Retrosheet IDhowea001MLBAM ID116218
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed39Power55Contact68XBH64RBIs46Runs33Hitting50Durability34Team.533Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1971SalemCaroA+-24114382771332771279110827400000.348.463.5501.01321046464.409.202.445.45517.6715.950.902.5931.8334.59
1972Char., W.Va.ILAAA-251093656899213145380636900000.271.379.460.83916838428.301.189.384.38414.7216.121.103.2726.0738.38
1973Char., W.Va.ILAAA-26119372508520184460547000000.228.326.352.67813129426.262.124.285.31612.6816.431.301.8846.5034.12
1974Char., W.Va.ILAAA-2760207267017483640312700000.338.424.575.99911929238.360.237.406.44913.0311.340.873.3625.8841.43
1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit143b272974101841150091300101.243.321.365.68627684.279.122.243.31810.7115.481.441.1974.0033.33
1975Char., W.Va.ILAAA-2811424151303002400000.357.386.524.91022444.395.167.214.4084.559.092.000.000.0026.67
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit143b286314613259011010151501035.171.248.253.5013710162.185.082.192.2319.269.261.000.62146.0040.00
1976MemphisILAAA-29742595092213125910343100000.355.430.5981.02815536293.370.243.378.46511.6010.580.914.1021.5839.13
1976Houston AstrosNLMLBhou183b292129041000006600011.138.286.172.4585135.174.034.241.22617.1417.141.000.000.0025.00
1977Houston AstrosNLMLBhou182b3012541344109237858014160522610.264.336.412.74817038463.291.148.245.3298.8612.961.461.7351.6334.86
1978Houston AstrosNLMLBhou182b3111942046123333755233441115313.293.343.436.77918343461.308.143.221.3487.388.891.211.5260.0034.96
1979Houston AstrosNLMLBhou182b-3b32118355328815263331363712457.248.316.352.66812523398.259.104.211.2999.059.301.031.5159.1726.14
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou181b331103213491125104610342914469.283.350.445.79514327364.283.162.271.3509.347.970.852.7532.1029.67
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou183b341033614310722433613412301378.296.365.404.76914629406.308.108.216.34710.105.670.560.74120.3327.10
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou183b3511036529871515382041451431510.238.315.326.64111921414.258.088.205.2809.9010.871.101.2173.0024.14
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln73b378913917305021202181801316.216.300.295.595417161.230.079.194.27511.1811.181.001.2469.5023.33
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln73b-1b3843000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter891262626868213923432931010275287916254770.260.329.379.7089962052951.275.119.224.0009.329.731.041.4661.0730.06
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter4871627275494107215427430026627500000.304.401.495.8968051821893.339.191.373.00014.0514.531.032.8530.1336.84
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter373124519836180144219519018420100000.290.381.478.8595951361429.318.188.351.00012.8814.071.092.9429.6437.67
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter114382771332771279110827400000.348.463.5501.01321046464.409.202.445.00017.6715.950.902.5931.8334.59
Houston Astros Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter7062264228609121223926698233241914214358.269.337.394.7318911822541.284.125.228.0009.179.481.031.5358.0529.89
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter92220234313121510242801136.195.273.291.5646416246.215.096.209.0009.7611.381.170.81110.0037.21
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter9314217305021202181801316.211.294.289.583417164.224.078.190.00010.9810.981.001.2271.0023.33
Average MLB - Per 162 games16247749124254853225052235913.260.329.379.70818137537.275.119.224.0009.329.731.041.4661.0730.06
Average Minor - Per 162 games162541911643671891100889100000.304.401.495.89626861630.339.191.373.00014.0514.531.032.8530.1336.84

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit273B20--1148486359.9372.95------2969.012.3
1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27SS2---1--111.0000.50------296.91.2
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit283B42--178974113106.9382.52------6366.726.1
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28SS3--2---221.0000.67------634.81.9
1976Houston AstrosNLMLBhou293B8--69111615.9381.88------2138.14.9
1976Houston AstrosNLMLBhou292B2--17-2881.0004.00------219.51.2
1977Houston AstrosNLMLBhou302B96--192279749478471.9854.91------12576.859.3
1977Houston AstrosNLMLBhou303B19--1637115453.9812.79------12515.211.7
1977Houston AstrosNLMLBhou30SS11--517-222221.0002.00------1258.86.8
1978Houston AstrosNLMLBhou312B107--2242891251525513.9774.79------11989.966.0
1978Houston AstrosNLMLBhou313B11--1013--23231.0002.09------1199.26.8
1978Houston AstrosNLMLBhou311B1--6-1-76.8576.00------1190.80.6
1979Houston AstrosNLMLBhou322B68--126188333317314.9914.62------11857.642.0
1979Houston AstrosNLMLBhou323B59--477046121117.9671.98------11850.036.4
1979Houston AstrosNLMLBhou321B3--153-318181.0006.00------1182.51.9
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou331B77--58049947638629.9868.17------11070.047.2
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou333B25--1127133938.9741.52------11022.715.3
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou33SS5--76-213131.0002.60------1104.53.1
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou332B3---4--441.0001.33------1102.71.8
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou343B98--52206916267258.9662.63------10395.189.1
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou341B2--15--315151.0007.50------1031.91.8
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou353B72--53153613212206.9722.86------11065.544.4
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou351B35--29121134313312.9978.91------11031.821.6
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln373B45--2370269593.9792.07------8950.627.8
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln371B11--452164847.9794.27------8912.46.8
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln372B8--34-2771.0000.88------899.04.9
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln37SS5---4--441.0000.80------895.63.1
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln383B1--11--221.0002.00------425.00.6
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln381B1--4--1441.0004.00------425.00.6
MLB Totals for 3B - 11 season(s)-   3B400--24772335581005970.9652.43------4000.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 6 season(s)-   2B284--5467712213713391317.9844.64------2840.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 7 season(s)-   1B130--95675129410431031.9887.93------1300.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 5 season(s)-   SS26--1428-442421.0001.62------260.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27----220-----
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28----342-----
1976Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29---2-8-----
1977Houston AstrosNLMLBhou30---961119-----
1978Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31--1107-11-----
1979Houston AstrosNLMLBhou32--368-59-----
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou33--773525-----
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34--2--98-----
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35--35--72-----
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln37--118545-----
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln38--1--1-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1974Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB2711000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1980Houston AstrosChamp. SeriesMLB33515031102002200000.200.294.400.6946217.231.200.33311.7611.761.000.000.0066.67
1981Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB34517140011002100000.235.316.412.7287119.200.177.29410.535.260.505.2617.0025.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs517140011002100000.235.316.412.7287119.200.177.29410.535.260.505.2617.0025.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs616031102002200000.188.278.375.6536218.214.187.31311.1111.111.000.000.0066.67

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1985Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex38First Base Coach1616299.38528.57Bobby Valentine,Doug Rader
1986Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex39Hitting Coach1628775.5375.02Bobby Valentine
1987Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex40Hitting Coach1627587.46310.06Bobby Valentine
1988Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex41Hitting Coach1617091.43533.56Bobby Valentine
1989Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou42Manager1628676.5316.03 
1990Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou43Manager1627587.46316.04 
1991Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou44Manager1626597.40129.06 
1992Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou45Manager1628181.50017.04 
1993Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou46Manager1628577.52519.03 
1995Colorado RockiesNLMLBMLBcol48First Base Coach1447767.5351.02Don BaylorLost in 1st Round (Braves)
1995Colorado RockiesNLMLBMLBcol48Hitting Coach1447767.5351.02Don BaylorLost in 1st Round (Braves)
1996Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak49Manager1627884.48112.03 
1997Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak50Manager1626597.40125.04 
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak51Manager1627488.45714.04 
1999Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak52Manager1628775.5378.03 
2000Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak53Manager1619170.565--1 Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
2001Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak54Manager16210260.63014.02 Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
2002Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak55Manager16210359.636--1 Lost in 1st Round (Twins)
2003New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn56Manager1616695.41034.55 -
2004New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn57Manager1627191.43825.04 -
2007Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex60Bench Coach1627587.46319.04Ron Washington
2008Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex61Bench Coach1627983.48821.02Ron Washington
* 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

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1981NL Player of the Month (May)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1985-04-22Released by Cardinals. 
1984-03-21ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
1983-11-07Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1976-01-06TradeTraded by Pirates to Astros for Tommy Helms. 
1971-06-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
* 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
1985St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll3860,000-51630-370,78060,00060,000
* 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