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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Alan Lee Knicely
Stat Years
1977-1987  [mlb] 1979-1986
Height/Weight
6-0 / 194
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
C (482) ... 1B (285) ... SS (140) ... OF (51) ... 3B (5)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Turner Ashby (Bridgewater,VA)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Houston Astros in Round #3 (#63 overall) of the 1974 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1979-08-12 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.085)
Service Time
Organizations
HOU [6] CIN [3] PHI [1] SLN [1] TEX [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 13841 ... retro id: knica001 ... mlbam id: 117187
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1977Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-22c-of---199277287310363512284914100.264.332.386.71831110719.220.122.3009.0015.761.7546.21.9326.0
    1978Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-23ss---214042751971321550305211238600.227.311.372.68349615930.274.145.26810.4822.582.1528.53.0230.9
    1979Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-24c---312042277122123337621617746100.289.383.566.94949423948.424.277.28412.3515.591.2612.86.6839.3
    1979Houston AstrosNLMLBhou1124cL-S-E-P376000000002300002.000.250.000.250800.333.000.00025.0037.501.500.00.000.0
    1980Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-25c---4133468691491842210530617624400.318.396.515.91153924144.333.197.34011.3214.101.2521.34.0829.5
    1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou1125c-ofL-S-E-P411000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    1981Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-26c---513849081150325189601737314630.306.393.502.89557424655.343.196.32612.7212.721.0027.23.1436.7
    1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou1126c-ofL-S-E-P537240022000100000.571.5711.4292.0007102.857.858.5000.0014.290.003.528.5750.0
    1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou1127c-ofL-S-E-P65913310252021201143011034.188.270.248.518149334.158.060.2289.4020.132.1466.51.3416.0
    1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin428cL-S-E-P7599811223021002162801035.224.333.316.649115315.235.092.29413.9124.351.7549.01.7422.7
    1984Wichita AerosAmerAAAcin-291b---815257094190294331262454102501160.333.389.572.96164032666.330.239.3528.4415.941.8917.35.1634.7
    1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34291bL-S-E-P81029040005003600301.138.200.138.3383540.103.000.1548.5717.142.000.00.000.0
    1985Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAcin-30c---929109204510072900131300120.413.472.6971.1691237617.404.284.42210.5710.571.0015.65.6937.8
    1985Portland BeaversPCLAAAphi-30c-1b---92177112220311108800100.286.349.429.77886335.260.143.2849.309.301.0025.73.4922.7
    1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3430cL-S-E-P94815817409052600163411226.253.322.405.7271786414.253.152.2898.9919.102.1331.62.8135.0
    1985Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi6301bL-S-E-P977000000000400000.000.000.000.000700.000.000.0000.0057.140.000.00.000.0
    1986Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-311b---106723336668095202413910530.283.386.433.81928010117.318.150.30014.6413.930.9525.93.2125.8
    1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23311bL-S-E-P103482816301611172100101.195.330.268.598100224.280.073.24617.0021.001.2482.01.0025.0
    1987Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-321b---1184258397219184024324630320.279.361.453.81429611728.291.174.30910.8115.541.4432.22.7038.9
    MLB Totals (9 yrs)2285214811117012611468128236819.213.303.315.61860016429.226.102.25611.3321.331.8843.42.0026.1
    National League Totals (9 yrs)2285214811117012611468128236819.213.303.315.61860016429.226.102.25611.3321.331.8843.42.0026.1
    Minor League Totals9833331506986153221546201414423595202639160.296.375.494.86938391645329.325.198.31711.0215.501.4121.64.0133.4
    Minor: AA Totals35911261562923585416163141238818800.259.344.448.792130150597.317.189.28310.8418.291.6920.94.1533.2
    Minor: AAA Totals62422053506941181410045981128235712831160.315.391.517.90825381140232.329.202.33411.1114.071.2722.03.9433.4
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (3 yrs)1172852866120741023568125512.232.313.347.6603289919.232.115.27410.6720.731.9440.72.1328.8
    Houston Astros Totals (4 yrs)7014712292041401163511036.197.280.293.573165436.197.096.2319.7021.212.1936.82.4220.7
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (1 yrs)3482816301611172100101.195.330.268.598100224.280.073.24617.0021.001.2482.01.0025.0
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (1 yrs)77000000000400000.000.000.000.000700.000.000.0000.0057.140.000.00.000.0
    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
    1977Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-221---155.141450009242.0403224225251101.558.570.435.365.366.861.00.167
    1977Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAA----221---155.141450009242.0403224225251101.558.570.435.365.366.861.00.167
    Minor League Totals155.141450009242.0403224225251101.558.570.435.365.366.861.00.167
    Minor: AA Totals155.141450009242.0403224225251101.558.570.435.365.366.861.00.167
    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. 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
    1978Columbus AstrosSouAA23SS14000.026222103294284.9662.000.0097.9100.02
    1979Columbus AstrosSouAA24C9400.044651153512497.9715.300.0065.778.31
    1979Houston AstrosNLMLB24C305.02000221.0000.700.401.942.94
    1979Houston AstrosNLMLB243B103.0000000.0000.000.000.614.35
    1980Tucson TorosPCLAAA25C12400.051193238627604.9634.900.0084.993.21
    1981Tucson TorosPCLAAA26C12000.051376123601589.9804.900.0086.387.01
    1981Tucson TorosPCLAAA26OF2600.0365304441.9321.600.0018.718.87
    1981Houston AstrosNLMLB26C2013.01120013131.0006.501.001.866.73
    1981Houston AstrosNLMLB26OF101.0000000.0000.000.000.933.310
    1982Houston AstrosNLMLB27C230163.01121532130127.9775.500.7814.239.03
    1982Houston AstrosNLMLB273B105.0000000.0000.000.000.61.78
    1982Houston AstrosNLMLB27OF160110.0160101716.9411.000.159.927.17
    1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLB28C310161.010811011191191.0003.800.7419.152.53
    1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLB281B201.22101331.0001.502.501.23.46
    1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLB28OF8058.01410115151.0001.900.264.913.68
    1984Wichita AerosAmerAAA29C400.08100991.0002.300.002.62.64
    1984Wichita AerosAmerAAA291B12300.095788188610631045.9838.500.0079.480.91
    1984Wichita AerosAmerAAA293B300.02300551.0001.700.001.92.07
    1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLB29C109.02000221.0002.000.220.610.05
    1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLB291B8071.0585156463.9847.900.894.980.06
    1985Denver ZephyrsAmerAAA30C1600.07414319188.9675.500.0011.355.25
    1985Portland BeaversPCLAAA30C1200.0624316966.9575.500.008.557.14
    1985Portland BeaversPCLAAA301B700.0654177069.9869.900.004.933.34
    1985Denver ZephyrsAmerAAA301B500.0321163433.9716.600.003.517.26
    1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLB30C460362.22311381252244.9685.300.6728.695.83
    1985Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB301B103.04001441.0004.001.330.614.36
    1986Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAA311B6700.053964963612603.9859.000.0047.2100.02
    1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB31C203.02000221.0001.000.671.25.95
    1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB311B290194.118516120202201.9956.901.0418.085.34
    1987Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAA32C400.01210013131.0003.300.002.94.84
    1987Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAA321B4300.035218634376370.9848.600.0030.751.23
    MLB Totals - (C)10807164684111415.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (1B)4002692492222717.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (3B)208000000.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (OF)2501693011111.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (C)280001180189411315.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (1B)2450019451753519619.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (3B)300230012.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (OF)26003653012.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (C)94004465115315.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (SS)140002622210312.0000.000.00---------
    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
    1978Minor-----140-----
    1979MLB-3--1------
    1979Minor-94---------
    1980Minor-124---------
    1981MLB-2-------1-
    1981Minor-120-------26-
    1982MLB-23--1----16-
    1983MLB-312------8-
    1984MLB-18--------
    1984Minor-4123-3------
    1985MLB-461--------
    1985Minor-2812--------
    1986MLB-229--------
    1986Minor--67--------
    1987Minor-443--------
    Totals-482285-5140---51-