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Mike LaValliereTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1979-1995 MLB Years: 1984-1995
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PositionsC-1092, 3B-45, P-4, 2B-4, OF-1Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMichael Eugene Lavalliere
Height5-9Weight190BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 18,1960 [57.311]PlaceCharlotte,North Carolina
High SchoolTrinity (Manchester,NH)
CollegeUniversity of Massachusetts-Lowell (Lowell,MA)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1981 by the Philadelphia Phillies.
MLB DebutSeptember 9,1984 [24.022]
OrganizationsPIT [7] PHI [4] CHA [3] SLN [2] Awards1
TBC Player ID14151Retrosheet IDlavam001MLBAM ID117543
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed25Power36Contact89XBH37RBIs64Runs8Hitting64Durability43Team.527Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1979Massachusetts-LowellCollegeFrc18301193546623263011600000.387.438.546.9846511130.391.159.277.4378.464.620.552.3139.6723.91
1980Massachusetts-LowellCollegeSoc192910804400035000000000.407.407.407.814440108.407.000.000.3700.000.000.000.000.000.00
1981Massachusetts-LowellCollegeJrc203210821379262811191200000.343.441.6301.0716817127.344.287.463.47514.969.450.634.7218.0045.95
1981Spartanburg PhilliesSALAphi-3b203912315339022332311600130.268.413.390.8034811155.292.122.382.37020.0010.320.521.2961.5033.33
1982Peninsula PilotsCaroA+phi-c216617820494222333262001420.275.361.354.715638209.294.079.225.32412.449.570.770.9689.0016.33
1983Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-c2281218246416244312322601140.294.382.440.8229622252.317.146.289.36612.7010.320.811.5954.5034.38
1984Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-c-3b235514719376062201361513230.252.398.415.8136112189.242.163.401.36819.057.940.423.1724.5032.43
1984Portland BeaversPCLAAAphi-c233712220386352100151111110.311.388.533.9216514140.308.222.344.40510.717.860.733.5724.4036.84
1984Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         922693975123114301512624340.279.394.468.86212626329.272.189.375.38415.507.900.513.3424.4534.67
1984Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi10c2367000000002200000.000.222.000.222009.000.000.286.15722.2222.221.000.000.000.00
1985Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-c2483231194712142601482013620.203.336.316.6527317289.202.113.316.30116.616.920.421.3857.7536.17
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln10c241234251006007300302.147.273.176.4496144.147.029.235.22315.916.820.430.000.0020.00
1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln10c251103031871102330013637110057.234.318.310.6289415350.259.076.191.28510.2910.571.030.86101.0021.13
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit4,12c261213403310219013600433213394.300.377.365.74212420390.326.065.191.32811.038.210.740.26340.0019.61
1988Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit12c271203522492180247325034214108.261.353.330.68311620409.281.069.213.30812.228.310.680.49176.0021.74
1989Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-c28718020001003400100.111.227.111.3382022.133.000.167.17913.6418.181.330.000.000.00
1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit12c2868190156010022302292404074.316.406.400.8067612223.354.084.226.36113.0010.760.830.9095.0020.00
1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit12c2996279277215033103442024186.258.362.344.7069618330.268.086.233.32013.336.060.450.9193.0025.00
1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit12c301083362597112341213327215410.289.351.360.71112116377.302.071.173.3218.757.160.820.80112.0016.49
1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit12c31952932275131229034421105148.256.350.328.6789616343.265.072.212.30012.836.120.480.58146.5021.33
1993Sarasota White SoxFSLA+cha-c3232108633200142019510310.306.405.324.729352131.311.018.213.34014.503.820.260.000.006.06
1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit12c3215010000000000000.200.200.200.400105.200.000.000.1810.000.000.000.000.000.00
1993Chicago White SoxALMLBcha10c32379762520080141407201.258.282.278.560272110.294.020.052.2553.6412.733.500.000.008.00
1993Totals for MLB-MLB         3810262620080141407201.255.278.275.553282115.289.020.049.2513.4812.173.500.000.007.69
1994Chicago White SoxALMLBcha10c33591396394012402201519304.281.368.331.699465172.302.050.180.32311.638.720.750.58139.0012.82
1995South Bend Silver HawksMidwAcha-c3425131001001000000.600.667.8001.467416.600.200.400.63116.670.000.000.000.0033.33
1995Chicago White SoxALMLBcha10c344698724601190091500203.245.303.337.640337109.274.092.184.2888.2613.761.670.9298.0029.17
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter87924731856631095182945153212441039285757.268.351.338.6898361322871.288.070.196.00011.188.500.760.63137.3919.91
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter402115012430656823174992111174919160.266.376.389.765447871393.275.123.306.00015.158.400.551.6550.0028.43
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter127371398718494801663524830.235.347.377.72414031451.233.142.318.00014.637.760.532.0041.2235.63
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter13636543101222106513684114370.277.389.430.81915734441.287.153.334.00015.429.300.602.2736.5033.66
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter9828626826223753452511730.287.378.343.7219810340.301.056.220.00013.247.350.560.59143.0012.20
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter41128163610022432321600130.281.422.406.8285212161.306.125.383.00019.889.940.501.2464.0033.33
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter913355612715498941301800000.379.430.528.95817728365.383.149.248.0008.224.930.602.4737.2222.05
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter609179514649986313207511243158813185240.278.363.351.7146301022077.296.073.205.00011.707.610.650.63138.0820.44
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1223372076112336014340110359.226.313.297.61010016394.246.071.196.00010.9110.150.930.76112.3321.05
Chicago White Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1423341988120251033344116708.263.325.317.64210614391.292.054.144.0008.4411.251.330.51167.0015.91
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter67000000002200000.000.222.000.222009.000.000.286.00022.2222.221.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162456341222013541359452751111.268.351.338.68915424529.288.070.196.00011.188.500.760.63137.3919.91
Average Minor - Per 162 games1624635012323397044854724860.266.376.389.76518035561.275.123.306.00015.158.400.551.6550.0028.43

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1983Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-Rel22005.4040400303.03321220001.508.102.705.405.401.00--
1984Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-Rel230018.0010100101.03220110004.0027.00--9.009.001.00--
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter008.3150500404.06541330002.0812.462.086.236.231.00--
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter008.3150500404.06541330002.0812.462.086.236.231.00--
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings008.312540254002030220.0305254203511521520002.0812.462.086.236.231.00--

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1981Spartanburg Phillies SALAphi203B18--1332525045.9002.50------3946.212.8
1981Spartanburg Phillies SALAphi20OF1--3---331.0003.00------392.60.7
1982Peninsula Pilots CaroA+phi21C46--3063464346340.9837.39-----106669.733.6
1982Peninsula Pilots CaroA+phi213B1---1-1111.0001.00------661.50.7
1983Reading Phillies EastAAphi22C49--2363432273270.9895.51-----48160.535.0
1983Reading Phillies EastAAphi223B15--525143130.9682.00------8118.510.7
1983Reading Phillies EastAAphi22P4--2--1221.0000.50------814.92.9
1984Reading Phillies EastAAphi23C19--9615-31111111.0005.84-----15534.513.7
1984Reading Phillies EastAAphi233B10--5182-2523.9202.30------5518.27.2
1984Reading Phillies EastAAphi232B4--1212-424241.0006.00------557.32.9
1984Portland Beavers PCLAAAphi23C33--1861613203202.9956.12-----33789.223.6
1984Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi23C6--202--22221.0003.67--10.0-6100.03.7
1985Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln24C67--4205355478473.9907.06------8380.747.2
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24C12--485-353531.0004.42------12100.07.4
1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25C108--4684768521515.9884.77-----111098.267.1
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26C112--58470511659654.9925.84-685654.8212192.669.1
1988Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27C114--5655586628620.9875.44-884864.7412095.071.3
1989Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit28C5--151--16161.0003.20------771.43.5
1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28C65--3062433333330.9915.08-651482.346895.640.1
1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29C95--4783656519514.9905.41-683665.439699.058.6
1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30C105--5654614612611.9985.82-903969.8510897.264.8
1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31C92--4216236486483.9945.25-714461.749596.856.8
1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit313B1---1--111.0001.00------951.10.6
1993Sarasota White Sox FSLA+cha32C21--141142-157155.9877.38-----33265.615.7
1993Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32C37--16428-21921921.0005.19-82425.0437100.022.8
1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32C1--12---12121.00012.00-1-100.011100.00.6
1994Chicago White SoxALMLBcha33C57--3052133329326.9915.72-391670.955996.650.4
1995South Bend Silver Hawks MidwAcha34C2--3---331.0001.50------2100.01.5
1995Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34C46--2022011223222.9964.83-141646.7146100.031.9
MLB Totals for C - 12 season(s)-   C850--4138416355345894554.9925.36-51229463.5348500.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---1--111.0001.00------10.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C105--6217068697691.9916.58-----31050.00.0
AA Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C68--3324935384381.9925.60-----5680.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B25--1043345653.9462.12------250.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B4--1212-424241.0006.00------40.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P4--2--1221.0000.50------40.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C67--4474884503495.9847.39-----13670.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---1-1111.0001.00------10.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B18--1332525045.9002.50------180.00.0
A Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C2--3---331.0001.50------20.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1--3---331.0003.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1981Spartanburg Phillies SALAphi20-----18---1-
1982Peninsula Pilots CaroA+phi21-46---1-----
1983Reading Phillies EastAAphi22449---15-----
1984Reading Phillies EastAAphi23-19-4-10-----
1984Portland Beavers PCLAAAphi23-33---------
1984Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi23-6---------
1985Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln24-67---------
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24-12---------
1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25-108---------
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26-112---------
1988Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27-114---------
1989Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit28-5---------
1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28-65---------
1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29-95---------
1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30-105---------
1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31-92---1-----
1993Sarasota White Sox FSLA+cha32-21---------
1993Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32-37---------
1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32-1---------
1994Chicago White SoxALMLBcha33-57---------
1995South Bend Silver Hawks MidwAcha34-2---------
1995Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34-46---------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1990Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB2936100000003100000.000.333.000.333009.000.000.50033.3311.110.330.000.000.00
1991Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB3036020001002000000.333.500.333.833208.333.000.33325.000.000.000.000.000.00
1992Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB31310120000000300000.200.200.200.4002010.286.000.0000.0030.000.000.000.000.00
1993Chicago White SoxChamp. SeriesMLB3223010000001000000.333.500.333.833104.333.000.33325.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 4 yrs1125250001006400000.200.355.200.5555031.238.000.24019.3512.900.670.000.000.00

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1987National League Gold Glove (Catcher)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1995-10-13Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1993-04-23ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
1993-04-11Released by Pirates. 
1992-01-03ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1991-10-31Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1987-04-01TradeTraded by Cardinals with Mike Dunne and Andy Van Slyke to Pirates for Tony Pena. 
1985-01-23ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
1984-12-23Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1984-12-13Returned to Phillies. 
1984-12-03Sent to Cardinals by Phillies for future considerations. 
1981-07-12ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Phillies. 
* 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 Payroll2460,000-51633-370,78060,00060,000
1986St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll2570,000-5702419386,34760,000130,000
1987Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll26120,000-3881845344,90660,000250,000
1988Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll27215,000-3651648392,10762,500465,000
1989Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll28482,500-2551269++429,80262,500947,500
1990Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll29575,000-2731261++515,727100,0001,522,500
1991Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll301,035,000-204772++742,231100,0002,557,500
1992Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll311,850,000-1801078++962,245109,0004,407,500
1993Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll322,350,000-149484++968,431109,0006,757,500
1993Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll322,350,000-149984++968,431109,0006,757,500
1994Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll332,100,000-184980++957,101109,0008,857,500
1995Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll34750,000-2631571999,520109,0009,607,500
* 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