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Oddibe McDowellTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1983-1995 MLB Years: 1985-1994
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsOF-933, DH-12Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameOddible Mcdowell Jr.
Height5-9Weight160BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateAugust 25,1962 [55.331]PlaceHollywood,Florida
High SchoolMcArthur (Hollywood,FL)
CollegeArizona State University (Tempe,AZ), Miami-Dade College (Homestead,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Texas Rangers [Team Picks] in the 1st round (12th overall) of the 1984 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Minnesota Twins [Team Picks] in the 1st round (1st overall) of the 1983 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the New York Yankees [Team Picks] in the 1st round (9th overall) of the 1982 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Toronto Blue Jays [Team Picks] in the 5th round (83rd overall) of the 1982 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 4th round (85th overall) of the 1981 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Texas Rangers [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (42nd overall) of the 1981 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsHarley Anderson
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1985-TEX-#1
MLB DebutMay 19,1985 [22.267]
OrganizationsTEX [6] ATL [2] BAL [1] CAL [1] CLE [1] NYA [1] Awards4Awards Voting1-25
TBC Player ID15072Retrosheet IDmcdoo001MLBAM ID118657
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Player Notes:   Member of the 1981 United States National Baseball team ... Hit for the cycle on July 23, 1985 ... Topps All-Star Rookie (OF) in 1985
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed79Power65Contact49XBH61RBIs39Runs69Hitting61Durability48Team.463Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1983Arizona StateCollegeJrcf-of206726166921347503911412300000.352.440.513.95313424302.368.161.425.42613.587.620.562.3237.2926.09
1984Arizona StateCollegeSrcf-of21742891011171882374363662800000.405.515.7611.27622049355.395.356.699.54718.597.890.426.4812.5741.88
1985Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-of2231125325078218126192020030.400.486.6321.1187917146.466.232.432.48113.0113.701.051.3762.5034.00
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex0of2211140663971451842257368535226.239.304.431.73517537452.259.192.325.3247.9618.812.363.9822.5638.14
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex0of231545721051522471849331565112132512.266.341.427.76824449643.302.161.306.34010.1117.421.722.8031.7832.24
1987Texas RangersALMLBtex0of2412840765982641452242519903208.241.324.428.75217444463.284.187.366.32911.0221.381.943.0229.0744.90
1988Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-of25187092031164081000000.286.359.400.75928578.322.114.286.34510.2612.821.251.2870.0025.00
1988Texas RangersALMLBtex0of25120437551081956373310418922523.247.311.355.66615530487.294.108.254.3018.4218.282.171.2372.8327.78
1989Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle20of2669239335352322125253613203.222.296.297.5937110270.248.075.209.2779.2613.331.441.1179.6718.87
1989Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl1of267628056851847241510273701030.304.365.471.83613229308.331.167.282.3738.7712.011.372.2740.0034.12
1989Totals for MLB-MLB         1455198913823610462715527314233.266.333.391.72420339578.292.125.249.3289.0012.631.401.7351.9028.26
1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl1of271133054774140725132215320103.243.295.357.65210921329.272.114.220.2976.3816.112.522.1343.5728.38
1991Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-of28782643161132422129354517510.231.318.341.6599019312.259.110.254.30111.2214.421.291.2866.0031.15
1992Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAcal-of29614131002015400010.214.421.286.7074119.300.072.357.33126.3221.050.800.000.0033.33
1993Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-of303411426397183133192413120.342.437.6321.0697216138.373.290.456.45713.7717.391.265.8014.2541.03
1994Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-of31165291431022381411010.269.377.365.74219462.368.096.231.33512.9022.581.750.000.0028.57
1994Texas RangersALMLBtex8of3159183344851115142283906303.262.355.317.672587220.322.055.273.31212.7317.731.390.45183.0014.58
1995Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-of3214465100112016902001.217.308.326.63415254.250.109.217.29111.1116.671.501.8546.0020.00
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter8302829458715125287426616953294550923171238.253.323.395.71811182273172.288.142.287.0009.2717.341.872.3338.2331.75
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter197685113197341416833323100126513681.288.379.448.82730764809.330.160.321.00012.3615.571.261.9842.8132.49
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter163571871582713852302081102410561.277.368.412.78023548671.322.135.294.00012.0715.201.261.1971.3830.38
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3411426397183133192413120.342.437.6321.0697216138.373.290.456.00013.7717.391.265.8014.2541.03
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter14155016720931123012475141075100000.380.481.6441.12535473657.382.264.569.00016.297.760.484.5718.3334.93
Texas Rangers Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter57220053225038822571951293622142461914932.251.325.402.7278061672265.290.151.308.0009.7618.721.922.5235.1833.20
Atlanta Braves Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter18958510315932414492812489021133.272.329.412.74124150637.301.140.250.0007.5414.131.882.2041.7931.45
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter69239335352322125253613203.222.296.297.5937110270.248.075.209.0009.2613.331.441.1179.6718.87
Average MLB - Per 162 games16255289140245145233105710724327.253.323.395.71821844619.288.142.287.0009.2717.341.872.3338.2331.75
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625639316228121368271982104411571.288.379.448.82725253665.330.160.321.00012.3615.571.261.9842.8132.49

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1985Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex22OF31--724117776.9872.45------31100.021.8
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex22OF103--282922293291.9932.83------11192.864.0
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex22DH4---------------1113.62.5
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex23OF148--3251333341338.9912.28------15496.191.4
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex23DH1---------------1540.60.6
1987Texas RangersALMLBtex24OF125--263531271268.9892.14------12897.777.2
1988Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex25OF18--501-151511.0002.83------18100.012.8
1988Texas RangersALMLBtex25OF113--267231272269.9892.38------12094.270.2
1988Texas RangersALMLBtex25DH3---------------1202.51.9
1989Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl26OF68--17924-185181.9782.66------7689.542.5
1989Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26OF64--124511130129.9922.02------6992.839.5
1989Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26DH2---------------692.91.2
1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl27OF72--13424-140136.9711.89------11363.744.4
1991Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal28OF73--168422174172.9892.36------7893.650.7
1992Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAcal29OF3--5---551.0001.67------650.02.1
1993Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex30OF32--643-267671.0002.09------3494.123.7
1994Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex31OF16--341--35351.0002.19------16100.011.1
1994Texas RangersALMLBtex31OF53--11322-117115.9832.17------5989.846.5
1994Texas RangersALMLBtex31DH2---------------593.41.8
1995Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya32OF14--26---26261.0001.86------14100.010.1
MLB Totals for OF - 7 season(s)-   OF746--16874022817491727.9872.32------7460.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH12---------------120.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF155--3551034368365.9922.35------1550.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF32--643-267671.0002.09------320.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1985Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex22---------31-
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex22---------1034
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex23---------1481
1987Texas RangersALMLBtex24---------125-
1988Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex25---------18-
1988Texas RangersALMLBtex25---------1133
1989Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl26---------68-
1989Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26---------642
1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl27---------72-
1991Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal28---------73-
1992Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAcal29---------3-
1993Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex30---------32-
1994Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex31---------16-
1994Texas RangersALMLBtex31---------532
1995Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya32---------14-

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1984Baseball America College Player of the Year ... Golden Spikes Award (Arizona State)2
1985American League Player of the Week (July 22-July 28)1
1986American League Player of the Week (June 2-June 8)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1994-10-21Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1993-11-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1993-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1993-07-13ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1992-05-14Released by Angels. 
1992-03-12ContractSigned as Free Agent by Angels. 
1991-07-28Released by Orioles. 
1991-04-17ContractSigned as Free Agent by Orioles. 
1991-03-28Released by Braves. 
1989-07-02TradeTraded by Indians to Braves for Dion James. 
1988-12-06TradeTraded by Rangers with Jerry Browne and Pete O'Brien to Indians for Julio Franco. 
* 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
1985Texas RangersTeam Payroll2260,000-51632-370,78060,00060,000
1986Texas RangersTeam Payroll23135,000-4661434386,34760,000195,000
1987Texas RangersTeam Payroll2460,000-59523-344,90660,000255,000
1988Texas RangersTeam Payroll25250,000-340851392,10762,500505,000
1989Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll26375,000-309862429,80262,500880,000
1989Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll26375,000-3091162429,80262,500880,000
1990Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll27690,000-234767++515,727100,0001,570,000
1994Texas RangersTeam Payroll3150,000-85641-957,101109,0001,620,000
* 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