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Hal McRaeTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1965-1987 MLB Years: 1968-1987
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World Series Champion

PositionsDH-1427, OF-478, 3B-22, 2B-17Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameHarold Abraham Mcrae
Height5-11Weight185BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 10,1945 [72.287]PlaceAvon Park,Florida
High SchoolAvon Park (Avon Park,FL)
CollegeFlorida A&M University (Tallahassee,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Cincinnati Reds [Team Picks] in the 6th round (117th overall) of the 1965 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Scouts4Year
MLB DebutJuly 11,1968 [23.001]
OrganizationsKCA [15] CIN [7] CLE [1] Awards8Awards Voting7-293
TBC Player ID15225Retrosheet IDmcrah001MLBAM ID118872
RelationshipsFather of Brian McRae
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Player Notes:   Inducted into the Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame in 1989
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed52Power75Contact75XBH75RBIs78Runs45Hitting78Durability55Team.541Ratings Explained
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Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1965TampaFSLA+-1922653103004000000000.154.154.200.35413365.154.046.046.1570.000.000.000.000.0030.00
1966PeninsulaCaroA+-20109394651131941156000000000.287.287.439.72617334394.266.152.152.3180.000.000.002.7935.8230.09
1967KnoxvilleSouAA-21511862654103625000000000.290.290.473.7638819186.267.183.183.3400.000.000.003.2331.0035.19
1967BuffaloILAAA-217325930651431034000000000.251.251.444.69511527259.221.193.193.3100.000.000.003.8625.9041.54
1967Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         124445561192461659000000000.267.267.456.72320346445.240.189.189.3230.000.000.003.6027.8138.66
1968IndianapolisPCLAAA-221194446413131111665000000000.295.295.523.81823258444.269.228.227.3710.000.000.003.6027.7544.27
1968Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin112b22175111010021141401022.196.255.216.47111156.270.020.098.2057.1425.003.500.000.0010.00
1969IndianapolisAmerAAA-231741291004000000000.220.220.244.46410141.220.024.024.2100.000.000.000.000.0011.11
1970Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin11of247016518416182302152310126.248.313.442.7557315182.244.194.273.3338.2412.641.534.4020.6336.59
1971Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin11of2599337398924293432113523108.264.291.427.71814435354.272.163.199.3243.119.893.182.5437.4439.33
1972Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin11of-3b266197927405260021020405.278.295.474.769469105.256.196.216.3431.909.525.004.7619.4033.33
1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca11of-dh27106338367918395022343861327.234.312.385.69713030382.238.151.251.3178.909.951.122.3637.5637.97
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca11dh-of281485397116736415881185468554612.310.375.475.85025655607.330.165.271.3848.9011.201.262.4735.9332.93
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca11of291264805814738657111847474610718.306.366.442.80821249547.324.136.240.3628.598.591.000.9196.0033.33
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca11dh301495277517534587322126443828713.332.407.461.86824347609.345.129.269.39510.517.060.671.3165.8826.86
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca11dh3116264110419154112192181459431325512.298.366.515.88133086720.292.217.315.3838.195.970.732.9230.5245.03
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca11dh3215662390170395167217851626111615.273.329.429.75826760692.277.156.252.3377.378.961.222.3138.9435.29
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca11dh3310139355113324107454384641706.288.351.466.81718346443.299.178.277.3608.5810.381.212.2639.3040.71
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca11dh341244897314539514831022956806413.297.342.483.82523658532.308.186.262.3635.4510.531.932.6334.9340.00
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca11dh3510138938106232736343433235311.272.330.396.72615432433.280.124.208.3297.857.620.971.6255.5730.19
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca11dh36159613911894682713344556151278.308.369.542.91133281676.307.234.323.3978.149.021.113.9922.7042.86
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca11dh371575898418341612822350681005718.311.372.462.83427259654.333.151.234.3687.6510.401.361.8349.0832.24
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca11dh381063173096134342033447109310.303.363.397.76012620361.337.094.192.3399.4213.021.380.83105.6720.83
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca11dh3911232041831901470014445122312.259.349.450.79914433369.262.191.325.35311.9212.201.023.7922.8639.76
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca11dh40112278227014073700183910249.252.298.378.67610521299.269.126.191.2966.0213.042.172.3439.7130.00
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca11dh4118325103019005100011.313.405.500.90516437.300.187.344.38813.512.700.202.7032.0040.00
MLB Totals - 19 Season(s)Filter2084721894020914846619110971097864877979288569186.290.351.454.80532807418058.300.164.259.0008.049.671.202.3737.7935.44
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3911389190382782143188000000000.275.275.454.7296311421389.252.179.179.0000.000.000.003.1032.3037.17
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter20974496205461426103000000000.276.276.480.75635786744.249.204.204.0000.000.000.003.4928.6241.95
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter511862654103625000000000.290.290.473.7638819186.267.183.183.0000.000.000.003.2331.0035.19
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter131459681232241160000000000.268.268.405.67318637459.250.137.137.0000.000.000.002.4041.7330.08
Kansas City Royals Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter1837656887319244496316910121057361669774247965165.293.356.458.81430066817361.304.165.263.0008.379.471.132.3038.8635.40
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter247650671673532285453282546421.257.294.422.71627460697.263.165.212.0004.5911.762.563.1629.5535.93
Average MLB - Per 162 games162561731633851585865061627514.290.351.454.80525558626.300.164.259.0008.049.671.202.3737.7935.44
Average Minor - Per 162 games162575791583291878000000000.275.275.454.72926159575.252.179.179.0000.000.000.003.1032.3037.17

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1968Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin222B16--3330586863.9263.94------1794.19.9
1970Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24OF46--5211-5453.9811.15------7065.728.4
1970Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin243B6--15-1661.0001.00------708.63.7
1970Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin242B1---1--111.0001.00------701.40.6
1971Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25OF91--167661179173.9661.90------9991.956.2
1972Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26OF12-5513-2-1513.8671.080.24-----6119.77.8
1972Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin263B11-66314412117.8101.550.26-----6118.07.1
1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27OF64-474101442109105.9631.640.22-----10660.439.5
1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27DH37---------------10634.922.8
1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca273B3-6-21-32.6670.670.33-----1062.81.9
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28DH90---------------14860.855.6
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28OF56--132271141134.9502.39------14837.834.6
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca283B1---1-1111.0001.00------1480.70.6
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29OF114--207732217214.9861.88------12690.570.4
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29DH12---------------1269.57.4
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca293B1---------------1260.80.6
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30DH117---------------14978.572.2
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30OF31--6322-6765.9702.10------14920.819.1
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31DH115---------------16271.071.0
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31OF47--848419692.9581.96------16229.029.0
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32DH153---------------15698.194.4
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32OF3--31--441.0001.33------1561.91.9
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33DH100---------------10199.061.7
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34DH110---------------12488.767.9
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34OF9--17---17171.0001.89------1247.35.6
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca35DH97---------------10196.094.2
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca35OF4--10-1-1110.9092.50------1014.03.9
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca36DH158---------------15999.497.5
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca36OF1--1-1-21.5001.00------1590.60.6
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca37DH156---------------15799.496.3
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca38DH94---------------10688.758.0
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca39DH106---------------11294.665.4
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca40DH75---------------11267.046.3
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca41DH7---------------1838.94.3
MLB Totals for DH - 15 season(s)-   DH1427---------------14270.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 12 season(s)-   OF478-52985031317912881.9661.841.67-----4780.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 5 season(s)-   3B22-72422533126.8391.180.36-----220.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B17--3331586964.9283.76------170.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1968Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin22---16-------
1970Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24---1-6---46-
1971Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25---------91-
1972Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26-----11---12-
1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27-----3---6437
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28-----1---5690
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29-----1---11412
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30---------31117
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31---------47115
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32---------3153
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33----------100
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34---------9110
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca35---------497
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca36---------1158
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca37----------156
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca38----------94
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca39----------106
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca40----------75
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca41----------7

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1970Cincinnati RedsChamp. SeriesMLB2424000000000100000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
1970Cincinnati RedsWorld SeriesMLB24311152003000100000.455.455.6361.0917211.500.181.1820.009.090.000.000.0040.00
1972Cincinnati RedsWorld SeriesMLB2659141002000100000.444.444.5561.000519.500.112.1110.0011.110.000.000.0025.00
1976Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB30517221101001400000.118.167.294.4615218.154.176.2355.5622.224.000.000.00100.00
1977Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB31518683012003100000.444.524.7781.30214421.438.334.50014.294.760.334.7618.0050.00
1978Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB32414030002102200000.214.313.214.5273016.250.000.21412.5012.501.000.000.000.00
1980Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB34310020000001300000.200.273.200.4732011.286.000.1009.0927.273.000.000.000.00
1980Kansas City RoyalsWorld SeriesMLB34624393001002200000.375.423.500.92312326.409.125.2087.697.691.000.000.0033.33
1981Kansas City RoyalsDiv SeriesMLB35311011000001100000.091.167.182.3492112.100.091.1828.338.331.000.000.00100.00
1984Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB38220210010000000001.0001.0001.5002.5003121.000.500.5000.000.000.000.000.0050.00
1985Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB39623162003001600000.261.292.348.6408224.353.087.1304.1725.006.000.000.0033.33
1985Kansas City RoyalsWorld SeriesMLB3931000000001000000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.00050.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs311011000001100000.091.167.182.3492112.100.091.1828.338.331.000.000.00100.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 7 yrs278892371191081700000.261.323.398.72135996.314.137.2398.3317.712.131.0488.0039.13
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 4 yrs17455186006003400000.400.438.533.97124648.439.133.2006.258.331.330.000.0033.33

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca41Hitting Coach1628379.5122.02Billy Gardner,John Wathan
1990Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon44Hitting Coach1628577.52510.03Buck Rodgers
1991Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon45Hitting Coach1617190.44126.56Buck Rodgers,Tom Runnells
1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca45Manager1628280.50613.06 
1992Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca46Manager1627290.44424.05 
1993Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca47Manager1628478.51910.03 
1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca48Manager1156451.5574.03 
1995Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin49Hitting Coach1448559.590--1Davey JohnsonLost NLCS (Braves)
1996Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin50Hitting Coach1628181.5007.03Ray Knight
1997Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi51Hitting Coach1626894.42033.05Terry Francona
1998Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi52Hitting Coach1627587.46331.03Terry Francona
1999Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi53Hitting Coach1627785.47526.03Terry Francona
2000Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi54Hitting Coach1626597.40130.05Terry Francona
2001Tampa Bay RaysALMLBMLBtba55Bench Coach16262100.38334.05Larry Rothschild,Hal McRae
2001Tampa Bay RaysALMLBMLBtba55Manager16262100.38334.05 
2002Tampa Bay RaysALMLBMLBtba56Manager16155106.34248.05 -
2005St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln59Hitting Coach16210062.617--1Tony La RussaLost NLCS (Astros)
2006St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln60Hitting Coach1618378.516--1Tony La RussaWon World Series (Tigers)
2007St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln61Hitting Coach1627884.4817.03Tony La Russa
2008St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln62Hitting Coach1628676.53111.54Tony La Russa
2009St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln63Hitting Coach1629171.562--2Tony La RussaLost in NLDS (LA Dodgers)
* 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 [8]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1976American League Player of the Week (June 7-June 13) ... Edgar Martinez Award (Outstanding MLB DH)2
1977American League Player of the Week (April 18-April 24)1
1979American League Player of the Week (August 6-August 12)1
1980Edgar Martinez Award (Outstanding MLB DH)1
1982AL Player of the Month (May) ... AL Silver Slugger Award (DH) ... Edgar Martinez Award (Outstanding MLB DH)3

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1987-07-21Released by Royals. 
1987-01-12ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
1986-12-19Released by Royals. 
1985-12-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
1985-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1982-11-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
1982-11-10Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1972-11-30TradeTraded by Reds with Wayne Simpson to Royals for Richie Scheinblum and Roger Nelson. 
* 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
1985Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll39800,000-81587++370,78060,000800,000
1986Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll40650,000-178975++386,34760,0001,450,000
1987Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll4160,000-59535-344,90660,0001,510,000
* 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