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Dave LopesTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1968-1987 MLB Years: 1972-1987
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Drafted
World Series Champion

Positions2B-1418, OF-239, 3B-52, DH-21, SS-16Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDavid Earl Lopes
Height5-9Weight170BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 3,1945 [73.166]PlaceEast Providence,Rhode Island
High SchoolLaSalle Academy (Providence,RI)
CollegeWashburn University (Topeka,KS)

DraftedSelected by the Los Angeles Dodgers [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (26th overall) of the 1968 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the San Francisco Giants [Team Picks] in the 8th round (158th overall) of the 1967 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsHugh Alexander
MLB DebutSeptember 22,1972 [27.142]
OrganizationsLAN [14] CHN [3] OAK [3] HOU [2] Awards2Awards Voting2-13
TBC Player ID14463Retrosheet IDloped001MLBAM ID117912
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (2B) in 1973
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed94Power60Contact65XBH54RBIs45Runs72Hitting61Durability52Team.531Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1968Daytona BeachFSLA+-2382271396766533000000000.247.247.369.61610017271.233.122.122.2790.000.000.001.8554.2025.37
1969Daytona BeachFSLA+-2472264537474933000000000.280.280.439.71911620264.255.159.159.3220.000.000.003.4129.3327.03
1970SpokanePCLAAA-251003434890154635000000000.262.262.382.64413125343.249.120.120.2850.000.000.001.7557.1727.78
1971SpokanePCLAAA-26943537810899636000000000.306.306.433.73915324353.294.127.127.3320.000.000.001.7058.8322.22
1972AlbuquerquePCLAAA-27104397941261861153000000000.317.317.476.79318935397.298.159.159.3590.000.000.002.7736.0927.78
1972Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan152b271142694001407600001.214.327.310.63713449.250.096.357.30114.2912.240.860.000.0044.44
1973Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan152b281425357714713563736166277576614.275.352.351.70318824615.308.076.230.32310.0812.521.240.9889.1716.33
1974Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan152b29145530951412631035591866714103310.266.350.383.73320339613.290.117.319.33910.7711.581.081.6353.0027.66
1975Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan152b3015561810816224684177129193213234.262.358.359.71722238726.297.097.350.33512.5312.811.021.1077.2523.46
1976Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan152b31117427721031774206310564942218.241.333.342.67514628491.263.101.356.31811.419.980.880.81106.7527.18
1977Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan152b321345028514219511534712736926633.283.372.406.77820435589.306.123.339.35012.3911.710.951.8745.6424.65
1978Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan152b33151587931632541758454717006139.278.355.421.77624746665.291.143.334.35310.6810.530.992.5634.5328.22
1979Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan152b341535821091542062873444978846348.265.372.464.83627054692.269.199.435.37214.0212.720.914.0520.7935.06
1980Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan152b35141553791391531049237587119428.251.321.344.66519028625.271.093.226.3059.2811.361.221.6055.3020.14
1981Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan152b3658214354420517202223534017.206.289.285.574617243.224.079.266.2729.0514.401.592.0642.8015.91
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak152b3712845058109193114228124051123114.242.304.371.67516733496.251.129.253.3048.0610.281.282.2240.9130.28
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak152b381474946413713417672245161241079.277.341.423.76420934561.282.146.285.3379.0910.871.203.0329.0624.82
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak15of39722303259111936120313612318.257.343.430.7739921267.266.173.361.34711.6113.481.163.3725.5635.59
1984Chicago CubsNLMLBchn12of391617541000306500000.235.435.294.7295123.333.059.588.35926.0921.740.830.000.0025.00
1984Totals for MLB-MLB         882473763121936150374112318.255.351.421.77210422290.270.166.377.34812.7614.141.113.1027.4434.92
1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn15of4099275527811011444744637013114.284.383.444.82712222325.291.160.484.37014.1511.380.803.3825.0028.21
1986Chicago CubsNLMLBchn153b-of4159157384782622176311620106.299.419.490.9097716191.301.191.459.40516.238.380.523.1426.1734.04
1986Houston AstrosNLMLBhou11of4137981123211138212902103.235.315.306.621304113.247.071.255.28710.627.960.750.8898.0017.39
1984Totals for NL-NL         962554970103735258432522209.275.381.420.80110720304.280.145.380.36514.148.220.582.3036.4328.57
1987Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-42414293003106200010.643.750.8571.60712320.750.214.714.66730.0010.000.330.000.0033.33
1987Houston AstrosNLMLBhou15of42474341020162113800020.233.411.349.76015356.265.116.442.34423.2114.290.621.7943.0030.00
MLB Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter18126354102316712325015561455711483385231744838126.263.349.388.73724684377340.281.125.326.00011.3511.611.022.1140.9926.15
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter4561642314474582937193106200010.289.291.427.7187011241648.273.138.143.0000.360.120.332.2544.3826.16
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter3021107222333451923127106200010.301.305.438.743485871113.287.137.144.0000.540.180.332.0748.1326.13
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1545359214113101466000000000.264.264.404.66821637535.244.140.140.0000.000.000.002.6238.2126.24
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter1207459075912041653999384418856036292563272672.262.349.380.72917443035308.284.118.322.00011.3611.851.041.8746.3625.17
Oakland Athletics Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter34711741543054383714562161221484816931.260.328.405.733475881324.267.145.288.0009.2111.181.212.7931.7328.85
Chicago Cubs Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter17444995129202176667108358214120.287.398.454.85220439539.296.167.479.00015.4010.760.703.1526.4130.23
Houston Astros Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter84141153341219103251702123.234.347.319.666457169.252.085.312.00014.7910.060.681.1870.5021.21
Average MLB - Per 162 games16256891149214145550107476374311.263.349.388.73722139656.281.125.326.00011.3511.611.022.1140.9926.15
Average Minor - Per 162 games16258311216821101369002100000.289.291.427.71824944585.273.138.143.0000.360.120.332.2544.3826.16

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1972Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan272B11-982727255654.9644.910.55-----11100.07.1
1973Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan282B135-11903193791190709698.9845.170.59-----14295.183.9
1973Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan28OF5-113---331.0000.600.27-----1423.53.1
1973Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan28SS2-11---111.0000.501.00-----1421.41.2
1973Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan283B1-2-1--111.0001.000.50-----1420.70.6
1974Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan292B143--3093602471693669.9654.68------14598.688.3
1975Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan302B137--3073771558699684.9794.99------15588.484.6
1975Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan30OF24--453-148481.0002.00------15515.514.8
1975Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan30SS14--86111514.9331.00------1559.08.6
1976Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan312B100--2182661856502484.9644.84------11785.561.7
1976Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan31OF19--3621-3938.9742.00------11716.211.7
1977Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan322B130--2873801474681667.9795.13------13497.080.2
1978Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan332B147--3374242088781761.9745.18------15197.490.7
1978Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan33OF2--3---331.0001.50------1511.31.2
1979Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan342B152--3413841482739725.9814.77------15399.393.8
1980Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan352B140--3044161585735720.9805.14------14199.385.9
1981Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan362B55--129161230292290.9935.27------5894.850.0
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak372B125--2893381582642627.9775.02------12897.777.2
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak37OF6--6---661.0001.00------1284.73.7
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak382B123--254278981541532.9834.33------14783.775.9
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak38DH12---------------1478.27.4
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak38OF7--8---881.0001.14------1474.84.3
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak383B5--59-214141.0002.80------1473.43.1
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak39OF42--784328582.9651.95------7258.325.9
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak392B17--2035385855.9483.24------7223.610.5
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak39DH9---------------7212.55.6
1984Chicago CubsNLMLBchn39OF9--6---661.0000.67------1656.35.6
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak393B5--18--991.0001.80------726.93.1
1984Chicago CubsNLMLBchn392B2---2--221.0001.00------1612.51.2
1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn40OF79--11321-116115.9911.46------9979.849.1
1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn403B4--12--331.0000.75------994.02.5
1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn402B1--12-1331.0003.00------991.00.6
1986Chicago CubsNLMLBchn413B32--2054838274.9022.31------5954.220.0
1986Chicago CubsNLMLBchn41OF22--31---31311.0001.41------5937.313.8
1986Houston AstrosNLMLBhou41OF19--443-147471.0002.47------3751.411.7
1986Houston AstrosNLMLBhou413B5--18-1991.0001.80------3713.53.1
1987Houston AstrosNLMLBhou42OF5--6-1-76.8571.20------4710.63.1
MLB Totals for 2B - 14 season(s)-   2B1418-12883142382916281171336971.9774.925.41-----14180.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 10 season(s)-   OF239-113791464399393.9851.6435.73-----2390.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 5 season(s)-   3B52-2288286118110.9322.1255.00-----520.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH21---------------210.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS16-196111615.9380.9415.00-----160.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1972Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan27---11-------
1973Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan28---13521---5-
1974Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan29---143-------
1975Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan30---13714----24-
1976Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan31---100-----19-
1977Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan32---130-------
1978Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan33---147-----2-
1979Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan34---152-------
1980Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan35---140-------
1981Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan36---55-------
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak37---125-----6-
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak38---123-5---712
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak39---17-5---429
1984Chicago CubsNLMLBchn39---2-----9-
1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn40---1-4---79-
1986Chicago CubsNLMLBchn41-----32---22-
1986Houston AstrosNLMLBhou41-----5---19-
1987Houston AstrosNLMLBhou42---------5-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1974Los Angeles DodgersChamp. SeriesMLB29415440103305100000.267.450.400.8506120.286.133.66725.005.000.200.000.0025.00
1974Los Angeles DodgersWorld SeriesMLB29518220000203400000.111.238.111.3492021.143.000.27814.2919.051.330.000.000.00
1977Los Angeles DodgersChamp. SeriesMLB32417240003002000000.235.316.235.5514019.235.000.11810.530.000.000.000.000.00
1977Los Angeles DodgersWorld SeriesMLB32624340112204300000.167.286.375.6619228.150.208.45814.2910.710.753.5724.0050.00
1978Los Angeles DodgersChamp. SeriesMLB33418371125100100000.389.389.8891.27816418.333.500.5560.005.560.0011.119.0057.14
1978Los Angeles DodgersWorld SeriesMLB33626780037202100000.308.357.6541.01117328.227.346.5007.143.570.5010.718.6737.50
1981Los Angeles DodgersDiv SeriesMLB36520141000103700000.200.304.250.5545123.308.050.25013.0430.432.330.000.0025.00
1981Los Angeles DodgersChamp. SeriesMLB36518050000501300000.278.316.278.5945019.333.000.3335.2615.793.000.000.000.00
1981Los Angeles DodgersWorld SeriesMLB36622651002404300000.227.346.273.6196126.263.046.40915.3811.540.750.000.0020.00
1984Chicago CubsChamp. SeriesMLB3921000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1986Houston AstrosChamp. SeriesMLB4132100000001000000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.50033.330.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs520141000103700000.200.304.250.5545123.308.050.25013.0430.432.330.000.0025.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 6 yrs2271102012211909500000.282.363.437.80031580.281.155.40811.256.250.562.5035.5025.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 4 yrs2390181911411100131100000.211.311.378.689346103.200.167.42212.6210.680.853.8822.5031.58

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1988Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex43First Base Coach1617091.43533.56Bobby Valentine
1989Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex44Bench Coach1628379.51216.04Bobby Valentine
1990Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex45Bench Coach1628379.51220.03Bobby Valentine
1991Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex46Assistant Coach1628577.52510.03Bobby Valentine
1992Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal47First Base Coach1628973.5497.03Johnny Oates
1993Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal48First Base Coach1628577.52510.03Johnny Oates
1994Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal49First Base Coach1126349.5636.52Johnny Oates
1995San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn50First Base Coach1447074.4868.03Bruce Bochy
1996San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn51First Base Coach1629171.562--1Bruce BochyLost in 1st Round (Cardinals)
1997San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn52First Base Coach1627686.46914.04Bruce Bochy
1998San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn53First Base Coach1629864.605--1Bruce BochyLost World Series (Yankees)
1999San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn54First Base Coach1627488.45726.05Bruce Bochy
2000Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBMLBmil55Manager1627389.45122.03 
2001Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBMLBmil56Manager1626894.42025.04 
2002Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBMLBmil57Manager16256106.34641.06 -
2003San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn58First Base Coach1626498.39536.55Bruce Bochy-
2004San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn59First Base Coach1628775.5376.03Bruce Bochy-
2005San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn60First Base Coach1628280.506--1Bruce BochyLost NLDS (Cardinals)
2006Washington NationalsNLMLBMLBwas61First Base Coach1627191.43826.05Frank Robinson
2007Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi62First Base Coach1628973.549--1Charlie ManuelLost in NLDS (Colorado)
2008Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi63First Base Coach1629270.568--1Charlie ManuelWon World Series (Tampa Bay)
2009Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi64First Base Coach1629369.574--2Charlie ManuelLost World Series (NY Yankees)
2010Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi65First Base Coach1629765.599--2Charlie ManuelLost in NLCS (Giants)
2011Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan66First Base Coach1618279.50911.53Don Mattingly
2012Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan67First Base Coach1628676.5318.02Don Mattingly
2013Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan68First Base Coach1629270.568--1Don MattinglyLost in NLCS (Cardinals)
2014Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan69First Base Coach1629468.580--1Don Mattingly
2015Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan70First Base Coach1629270.568--1Don MattinglyLost in 1st Round (Mets)
2016Washington NationalsNLMLBMLBwas71First Base Coach1629567.586--1Dusty BakerLost in 1st Round (Dodgers)
2017Washington NationalsNLMLBMLBwas72First Base Coach1629765.599--1Dusty BakerLost in 1st Round (Cubs)
* 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 [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1974National League Player of the Week (August 19-August 25)1
1978National League Gold Glove (Second Base)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1987-11-12Released by Astros. 
1986-12-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
1986-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1986-07-21TradeTraded by Cubs to Astros for Frank DiPino. 
1984-08-31TradeTraded by Athletics to Cubs for Damon Farmar and Chuck Rainey. 
1982-02-08TradeTraded by Dodgers to Athletics for Lance Hudson. 
* 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
1985Chicago CubsTeam Payroll40490,000-2221464++370,78060,000490,000
1986Houston AstrosTeam Payroll41490,000-2441266++386,34760,000980,000
1986Chicago CubsTeam Payroll41490,000-2441866++386,34760,000980,000
1987Houston AstrosTeam Payroll42550,000-1901373++344,90660,0001,530,000
* 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