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Rick MahlerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1975-1991 MLB Years: 1979-1991
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PositionsP-508Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRichard Keith Mahler
Height6-1Weight202BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 5,1953PlaceAustin,Texas
Death DateMarch 2,2005 [51.209]
High SchoolJohn Jay (San Antonio,TX)
CollegeTrinity University (San Antonio,TX)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1975 by the Atlanta Braves.
MLB DebutApril 20,1979 [25.258]
OrganizationsATL [15] CIN [2] MON [1] TEX [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID14659Retrosheet IDmahlr001MLBAM ID118162
RelationshipsBrother of Mickey Mahler
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Player Notes:   Opening Day Starter for Atlanta Braves 1982,1985-1988
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts32Walks60Hittable43SO/BB46vsPower43Hitting37Durability62Team.498Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1975nullRk--Rel21222.9526026000064.0522321026580001.227.31--3.668.162.23.500-
1976nullA--Rel22662.91310310000105.0964934049680001.388.23--4.205.831.39.500-
1977Savannah BravesSouAAatl-S/R23622.3017611300186.0713122338535001.277.430.313.985.551.39.750-
1977Richmond BravesILAAAatl-S/R23026.0814410000040.0452927623250001.7010.131.355.185.631.09.000-
1977Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--S/R0643.503110213001126.01166049961785001.408.290.644.365.571.28.6003.88
1978Richmond BravesILAAAatl-S/R24953.93329233001126.01306555953662001.459.290.643.794.711.25.643-
1979Richmond BravesILAAAatl-Rel25463.3324222200454.0462620318406001.197.670.503.006.672.22.400-
1979Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl39Rel25006.1415015005022.0281615411121101.7711.451.644.504.911.09-5.50
1980Richmond BravesILAAAatl-ST261262.59292639100188.017268545801017001.348.230.243.834.841.26.667-
1980Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl42Rel26002.4520200003.22110010000.554.91----2.450.00-2.21
1981Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl42S/R27862.8034142010102112.01094135543543111.358.730.403.454.331.26.5713.39
1982Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl42ST289104.21393365200205.02131059618621058211.349.340.792.724.601.69.4743.75
1983Richmond BravesILAAAatl-ST291274.92242406000162.216510289178510311001.549.130.944.705.701.21.632-
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl42Rel29005.0210010001014.016880970001.7410.05--5.654.400.78-3.66
1984Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl42ST3013103.12382999110222.0209867713621063131.228.470.532.514.301.71.5653.45
1985Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl42ST3117153.48393906100266.227211610324791073121.329.180.812.673.611.35.5313.96
1986Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-ST32144.79660210035.2382019517201001.549.591.264.295.051.18.200-
1986Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl42ST3214184.88393907100237.228313912925951375131.5910.720.953.605.191.44.4384.22
1987Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl42ST338134.983928113110197.02121181092485955221.519.691.103.884.341.12.3814.82
1988Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl26ST349163.69393455020249.027912510217421315881.2910.080.611.524.733.12.3603.21
1989Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin42ST359133.83403195210220.224211394155110244101.339.870.612.084.162.00.4093.55
1990Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcin-ST36012.4511000007.06221352001.237.361.233.686.141.67.000-
1990Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin42S/R36764.283516192194134.213467641639683231.288.961.072.614.541.74.5384.28
1991Montreal ExposNLMLBmon42S/R37133.621064001037.0371715215170001.398.920.483.624.101.13.2503.85
1991Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl42Rel37115.6513211001028.2332018213101001.6010.360.634.083.140.77.5004.43
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter961113.993922711214393261947.020699728661656069524123331.379.540.762.804.391.57.4641.11
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter52413.552047812625206867.28214153434939253934001.408.510.514.065.581.38.559-
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter38313.90130725822205612.26023122664627936029001.448.830.674.095.281.29.551-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter622.3017611300186.0713122338535001.277.430.313.985.551.39.750-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter662.91310310000105.0964934049680001.388.23--4.205.831.39.500-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter222.9526026000064.0522321026580001.227.31--3.668.162.23.500-
Atlanta Braves Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter79894.00307218893662121556.216567756931325017653417201.389.560.762.894.421.53.470-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter16194.0075472873104354.0376180158319017076131.319.520.792.284.311.89.457-
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter133.621064001037.0371715215170001.398.920.483.624.101.13.250-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings11133.994431135141220.02331109819681075341.379.540.762.804.391.57.4581.11
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings13103.555220326102220.02081058712991379001.408.510.514.065.581.38.565-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1977Richmond BravesILAAAatl-23143010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.000.3010.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1977Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         313010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.000.3010.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1979Richmond BravesILAAAatl-p25245000000000200000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
1979Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl39p25152010000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.000.4540.000.000.000.000.000.00
1981Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl42p273427041002010402000.148.148.185.3335129.174.037.000.1510.0013.790.000.000.0025.00
1982Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl42p283958511001400417011000.190.242.241.48314173.250.051.121.2265.4823.294.251.3758.009.09
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl42p29102000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1984Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl42p3038716213003002803001.296.315.338.65324376.333.042.070.2972.6310.534.000.000.0014.29
1985Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl42p313990914100800318011102.156.181.167.348151105.192.011.044.1612.8617.146.000.000.007.14
1986Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl42p32408381630070041409002.193.230.229.45919396.232.036.084.2114.1714.583.500.000.0018.75
1987Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl42p33406541140050021907001.169.194.231.42515474.239.062.092.1892.7025.689.500.000.0036.36
1988Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl26p34397239100500020111001.125.137.139.27610184.173.014.014.1270.0023.810.000.000.0011.11
1989Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin42p3540624112001004813000.177.239.210.44913270.204.033.097.2145.7111.432.000.000.0018.18
1990Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcin-p3612000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1990Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin42p363535141002001405103.114.135.143.2785142.125.029.057.1282.389.524.000.000.0025.00
1991Montreal ExposNLMLBmon42p37109010000000203000.111.111.111.2221012.143.000.000.1010.0016.670.000.000.000.00
1991Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl42p37135011000000201000.200.200.400.600216.333.200.200.2590.0033.330.000.000.00100.00
1991Totals for NL-NL         2314021000000404000.143.143.214.3573118.200.071.071.1580.0022.220.000.000.0050.00
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter3925814010417013701201172662010.179.208.213.42112418671.222.034.067.0002.9817.445.850.15581.0017.31
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter5610010000000500000.100.100.100.2001010.200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3910010000000500000.100.100.100.2001010.200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Atlanta Braves Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter30747535881401340115103155107.185.211.221.43210515547.234.036.065.0002.7418.836.870.18475.0017.05
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter759751530030051218103.155.202.186.388183112.174.031.082.0004.4610.712.400.000.0020.00
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter109010000000203000.111.111.111.2221012.143.000.000.0000.0016.670.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16224017437001500848127104.179.208.213.421517277.222.034.067.0002.9817.445.850.15581.0017.31
Average Minor - Per 162 games162290300000001400000.100.100.100.2003029.200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Richmond Braves ILAAAatl24P32--222412824.8570.75------32100.023.0
1979Richmond Braves ILAAAatl25P24--211--13131.0000.54------24100.017.1
1979Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25P15-22131-54.8000.270.18-----15100.09.4
1980Richmond Braves ILAAAatl26P29--2133345754.9471.86------29100.020.7
1980Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl26P2-3-1--111.0000.500.33-----2100.01.2
1981Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl27P34-11214192-3533.9430.970.29-----34100.032.1
1982Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl28P39-2051936155655.9821.410.27-----39100.024.1
1983Richmond Braves ILAAAatl29P24--1621424137.9021.54------24100.017.3
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl29P10-14111132.6670.200.14-----10100.06.2
1984Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl30P38-2222042256462.9691.630.28-----38100.023.5
1985Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl31P39-2662145497066.9431.690.25-----39100.024.1
1986Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex32P6--32--551.0000.83------6100.04.2
1986Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl32P39-2372341326764.9551.640.27-----4097.524.2
1987Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl33P39-1971342125655.9821.410.28-----4097.524.2
1988Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl34P39-2492243346865.9561.670.26-----39100.024.4
1989Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin35P40-220835124443.9771.080.20-----40100.024.7
1990Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcin36P1--15-1661.0006.00------1100.00.7
1990Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36P35-1341117112928.9660.800.21-----35100.021.6
1991Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl37P13-28441-98.8890.620.29-----13100.08.0
1991Montreal ExposNLMLBmon37P10-3739--12121.0001.200.32-----10100.06.2
MLB Totals for P - 13 season(s)-   P392-19461603382131519498.9601.270.26-----3920.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P116--4594118150139.9271.20------1160.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Richmond Braves ILAAAatl2432----------
1979Richmond Braves ILAAAatl2524----------
1979Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2515----------
1980Richmond Braves ILAAAatl2629----------
1980Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl262----------
1981Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2734----------
1982Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2839----------
1983Richmond Braves ILAAAatl2924----------
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2910----------
1984Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3038----------
1985Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3139----------
1986Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex326----------
1986Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3239----------
1987Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3339----------
1988Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3439----------
1989Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3540----------
1990Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcin361----------
1990Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3635----------
1991Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3713----------
1991Montreal ExposNLMLBmon3710----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1982Atlanta BravesChamp. SeriesMLB28000.001001.2302004.1716.200.0010.800.000.000.00.000
1990Cincinnati RedsChamp. SeriesMLB36000.001001.2200001.6710.800.000.000.0000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs000.0020200003.3500020002.1013.500.005.400.000.000.00.000

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1992St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln38Minor League Pitching Coordinator1628379.51213.03Joe Torre
1993St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln39Minor League Pitching Coordinator1628775.53710.03Joe Torre
1994St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln40Minor League Pitching Coordinator1145361.46513.04Joe Torre
1995St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln41Minor League Pitching Coordinator1436281.43422.54Joe Torre,Mike Jorgensen
1996Arkansas TravelersTexAAMinorsln42Manager1406773.4798.54 
1997Arkansas TravelersTexAAMinorsln43Manager1406872.4869.02 
1998Spokane IndiansNwstA-Minorkca44Pitching Coach764729.618--2Jeff Garber
1999Kane County CougarsMidwAMinorflo45Pitching Coach1377859.569--1Rick RenteriaLost in Semi-Finals
2000Omaha Golden SpikesPCLAAAMinorkca46Pitching Coach1436479.44821.53John Mizerock
2001Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAMinorkca47Pitching Coach1447074.48613.53John MizerockLost in Semi-Finals (New Orleans)
2002Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca48Roving Minor League Pitching Instructor16262100.38332.54Tony Muser,Tony Pena,John Mizerock-
2004St. Lucie MetsFSLA+Minornyn50Pitching Coach1296465.49610.55Tim Teufel
* 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
1982National League Player of the Week (April 5-April 11)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1991-08-08Released by Braves. 
1991-06-14ContractSigned as Free Agent by Braves. 
1991-06-10Released by Expos. 
1991-02-27ContractSigned as Free Agent by Expos. 
1990-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-12-02ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1988-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1975-06-16ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
* 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
1985Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll31407,500-2651757++370,78060,000407,500
1986Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll32687,500-1601178++386,34760,0001,095,000
1987Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll33695,000-147680++344,90660,0001,790,000
1988Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll34737,500-148480++392,10762,5002,527,500
1989Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll35790,000-166680++429,80262,5003,317,500
1990Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll36790,000-202572++515,727100,0004,107,500
1991Montreal ExposTeam Payroll37100,000-62029-742,231100,0004,207,500
1991Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll37100,000-62036-742,231100,0004,207,500
* 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