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Duane KuiperTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1971-1985 MLB Years: 1974-1985
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Positions2B-920, 1B-6, DH-3Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDuane Eugene Kuiper
Height6-0Weight175BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateJune 19,1950 [67.342]PlaceRacine,Wisconsin
High SchoolCase (Racine,WI)
CollegeSouthern Illinois University (Carbondale,IL), Indian Hills Community College-Centerville (Centerville,IA)

DraftedSelected by the Cleveland Indians [Team Picks] in the 1st round (21st overall) of the 1972 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 4th round (70th overall) of the 1971 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Chicago White Sox [Team Picks] in the 1st round (5th overall) of the 1970 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Cincinnati Reds [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (57th overall) of the 1970 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Seattle Pilots [Team Picks] in the 9th round (157th overall) of the 1969 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the New York Yankees [Team Picks] in the 12th round (256th overall) of the 1968 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$8,000Signing ScoutsAl Unser
MLB DebutSeptember 9,1974 [24.082]
OrganizationsCLE [10] SFN [4] Awards1
TBC Player ID13990Retrosheet IDkuipd001MLBAM ID117361
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed53Power19Contact91XBH15RBIs37Runs30Hitting69Durability43Team.474Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1971Southern IllinoisCollegeJr2b214918240648313900132100000.352.395.445.8408112195.394.093.165.3826.6710.771.620.51182.0018.75
1972RenoCalifA+-2212449689149203253000000000.300.300.365.66518125496.298.065.065.3020.000.000.000.40248.0016.78
1973San AntonioTexAA-2310739546113112142000000000.286.286.332.61813114395.284.046.046.2790.000.000.000.25395.0012.39
1973Oklahoma CityAmerAAA-231856691106000000000.161.161.214.37512256.161.053.054.1670.000.000.000.000.0022.22
1973Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         12545152122123148000000000.271.271.317.58814316451.269.046.047.2660.000.000.000.22451.0013.11
1974Oklahoma CityAmerAAA-2413555483172275353000000000.310.310.394.70421835554.307.084.083.3200.000.000.000.54184.6720.35
1974Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle182b2410227112004112200001.500.542.5911.13313224.550.091.182.5168.338.331.000.000.0018.18
1975Oklahoma CityAmerAAA-2540164184050112000000000.244.244.293.537486164.239.049.049.2450.000.000.000.61164.0015.00
1975Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle182b2590346421011110251918302684009.292.362.329.69111412388.316.037.127.3277.736.700.870.000.0011.88
1976Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle182b2613550647133136037101730421144213.263.303.312.61515819555.284.049.095.2865.417.571.400.000.0014.29
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle182b271486106216915815011113755721419.277.324.333.65720324679.301.056.116.2985.458.101.490.15610.0014.20
1978Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle182b28149547521551860434919354163111.283.311.338.64918524589.301.055.080.2953.235.941.840.000.0015.48
1979Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle182b291404794612295039493727480714.255.313.294.60714114528.270.039.106.2777.015.110.730.000.0011.48
1980Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle182b3042149104250090113803131.282.337.315.652475166.296.033.114.2957.834.820.620.000.0011.90
1981Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle182b31722061553600141181304121.257.284.286.570596219.273.029.068.2603.655.941.630.000.0011.32
1982San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn182b3210721826619101722322424108.280.375.330.7057210257.313.050.197.33012.459.340.750.000.0016.39
1983San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn182b337217614442201401271324267.250.353.284.637504211.267.034.182.29112.806.160.480.000.009.09
1984San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn182b34831158231001101121002152.200.273.209.482241130.217.009.104.2139.237.690.830.000.004.35
1985San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn183595030000001002000.600.667.6001.267308.600.000.200.56812.500.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter105733793299179129126352712482552882172776.271.325.316.64110691213754.292.045.113.0006.616.791.030.033,379.0013.20
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter424166524248364117166000000000.290.290.354.644590821665.287.064.064.0000.000.000.000.42237.8616.98
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter193774107221336471000000000.286.286.359.64527843774.282.073.074.0000.000.000.000.52193.5019.46
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter10739546113112142000000000.286.286.332.61813114395.284.046.046.0000.000.000.000.25395.0012.39
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12449689149203253000000000.300.300.365.66518125496.298.065.065.0000.000.000.000.40248.0016.78
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4918240648313900132100000.352.395.445.8408112195.394.093.165.0006.6710.771.620.51182.0018.75
Cleveland Indians Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter78628652817867926122150671762082470131659.274.320.321.6419201063148.294.047.102.0005.596.611.180.032,865.0013.49
San Francisco Giants Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2715144813112304224724741241117.255.348.290.63814915606.278.035.171.00011.887.760.650.000.0011.45
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625185014114404081138394133412.271.325.316.64116419575.292.045.113.0006.616.791.030.033,379.0013.20
Average Minor - Per 162 games16263692185244363000000000.290.290.354.64422531636.287.064.064.0000.000.000.000.42237.8616.98

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1974Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle242B8--1619-335351.0004.38------1080.04.9
1975Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle252B87--1922301265434422.9724.85------9096.754.7
1975Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25DH1---------------901.10.6
1976Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle262B128--300365992674665.9875.20------13594.880.5
1976Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle261B5--212232523.9204.60------1353.73.1
1976Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26DH2---------------1351.51.3
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle272B148--33444912104795783.9855.29------148100.091.9
1978Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle282B149--3414081691765749.9795.03------149100.093.7
1979Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle292B140--345380989734725.9885.18------140100.087.0
1980Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle302B42--87111128199198.9954.71------42100.026.3
1981Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle312B72--118174524297292.9834.06------72100.069.9
1982San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn322B51--101124524230225.9784.41------10747.731.5
1983San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn332B64--107140317250247.9883.86------7288.939.5
1984San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn342B31--5966414129125.9694.03------8337.319.1
1984San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn341B1--3---331.0003.00------831.20.6
MLB Totals for 2B - 11 season(s)-   2B920--200024667655145424466.9834.85------9200.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B6--242232826.9294.33------60.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH3---------------30.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1974Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24---8-------
1975Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25---87------1
1976Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26--5128------2
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27---148-------
1978Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28---149-------
1979Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29---140-------
1980Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30---42-------
1981Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31---72-------
1982San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32---51-------
1983San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33---64-------
1984San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn34--131-------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn37Broadcaster1629072.556--1Roger CraigLost NLCS (Cardinals)
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn38Broadcaster1628379.51211.54Roger Craig
1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn39Broadcaster1629270.568--1Roger CraigLost World Series (Athletics)
1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn40Broadcaster1628577.5256.03Roger Craig
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn41Broadcaster1627587.46319.04Roger Craig
1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn42Broadcaster1627290.44426.05Roger Craig
1993Colorado RockiesNLMLBMLBcol43Broadcaster1626795.41437.06Don Baylor
1995San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn45Broadcaster1446777.46511.04Dusty Baker
1996San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn46Broadcaster1626894.42023.04Dusty Baker
1997San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn47Broadcaster1629072.556--1Dusty BakerLost in 1st Round (Giants)
1998San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn48Broadcaster1638974.5469.52Dusty Baker
1999San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn49Broadcaster1628676.53114.01Dusty Baker
2000San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn50Broadcaster1629765.599--1Dusty BakerLost in 1st Round (Mets)
2001San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn51Broadcaster1629072.5562.02Dusty Baker
2002San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn52Broadcaster1619566.5902.52Dusty BakerLost World Series (Angels)
2003San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn53Broadcaster16110061.621--1Felipe AlouLost in 1st Round (Marlins)
2004San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn54Broadcaster1629171.5622.02Felipe Alou-
2005San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn55Broadcaster1627587.4637.03Felipe Alou-
2006San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn56Broadcaster1617685.47211.53Felipe Alou
2007San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn57Broadcaster1627191.43819.05Bruce Bochy
2008San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn58Broadcaster1627290.44412.04Bruce Bochy
2009San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn59Broadcaster1628874.5437.01Bruce Bochy
2010San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn60Broadcaster1629270.568--3Bruce BochyWon World Series (Rangers)
* 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.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1976American League Player of the Week (July 26-August 1)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1985-06-28Released by Giants. 
1981-11-14TradeTraded by Indians to Giants for Eddie Whitson. 
* 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
1972Cleveland Indians-228,000-------8,000Signing Bonus out of 1972 Draft (1st round - 21st overall)
1985San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll3560,000-51625-370,78060,00068,000
* 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