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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
David Keith Meier
Stat Years
1979-1988  [mlb] 1984-1988
Height/Weight
6-0 / 185
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
OF (526) ... 3B (85) ... SS (25) ... 1B (16) ... DH (7) ... 2B (2)
Draft Position
SS
Born Date/Place
1959-08-08 in Helena, Montana   [60.362]
High School
Bullard (Fresno,CA)
Colleges
Stanford University (Stanford, California), Fresno City College (Fresno, California)
Draft
Selected by the Minnesota Twins in Round #5 (#114 overall) of the 1981 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 3 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1984-04-03 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.239)
Service Time
Organizations
MIN [5] TEX [1] CHN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 15254 ... retro id: meied001 ... mlbam id: 118915
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1979StanfordPac10NCAA-1------19of------582104764133236134292235400.305.390.424.8142518918.300.119.32611.558.760.76105.00.8028.1
    1980StanfordPac10NCAA-1------20of------51201335813123534231411000.289.364.393.7572267916.214.104.30310.186.190.61100.50.8827.6
    1981StanfordPac10NCAA-1------21ofDR:5-114---542155287152105724261001600.405.457.6331.09024813627.340.228.38310.484.030.3821.54.0331.0
    1981Visalia OaksCalifA+min-21ss-of---171273539212095083342801300.337.406.480.88631113121.286.143.34710.939.000.8230.32.8922.8
    1982Orlando TwinsSouAAmin-22of---21344747113619786346657713500.287.371.407.77854819334.253.120.32511.8614.051.1859.21.4625.0
    1983Toledo Mud HensILAAAmin-23of---31264266314321686812555412620.336.408.469.87749020035.261.133.36511.2211.020.9853.21.6324.5
    1984Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin724ofL-S-E-P459147183581013016913105.238.271.306.577158459.102.068.2523.805.701.500.00.0025.7
    1985Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin725ofL-S-E-P5711041527601806181213000.260.374.346.720126367.202.086.28614.299.520.67104.00.7925.9
    1987Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-27of---612944772143364188623576721920.320.392.539.93151624158.345.219.33711.0512.981.1824.83.4940.6
    1987Texas RangersALMLBtex5127ofL-S-E-P61321461000000400002.286.286.333.6192171.048.047.3530.0019.050.000.00.0016.7
    1988Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-283b-of---712545669139197208345417400630.305.358.509.86750323246.292.204.3238.1514.711.8022.83.9833.1
    1988Chicago CubsNLMLBchn20283bL-S-E-P725020001000100000.400.400.400.800520.000.000.5000.0020.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (4 yrs)145277377015112207242626107.253.316.325.6413109017.134.072.2757.748.391.08277.00.3224.3
    American League Totals (3 yrs)143272376815112107242526107.250.314.324.6383058817.136.074.2717.878.201.04272.00.3325.0
    National League Totals (1 yrs)25020001000100000.400.400.400.800520.000.000.5000.0020.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals585207632865310724633501919252300472970.315.385.480.8652368997194.287.165.33910.6412.671.1933.02.6629.7
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals1636261322094161412818127846471000.334.405.486.89172530461.286.152.33910.766.340.5944.71.9329.2
    Minor: A+ Totals71273539212095083342801300.337.406.480.88631113121.286.143.34710.939.000.8230.32.8922.8
    Minor: AA Totals1344747113619786346657713500.287.371.407.77854819334.253.120.32511.8614.051.1859.21.4625.0
    Minor: AAA Totals3801329204425761746237710153195332170.320.386.506.8921509673139.299.186.34210.1412.921.2728.93.0532.7
    Minnesota Twins Totals (2 yrs)130251336214112107242126105.247.317.323.6402848116.143.076.2658.457.390.88251.00.3525.8
    Texas Rangers Totals (1 yrs)1321461000000400002.286.286.333.6192171.048.047.3530.0019.050.000.00.0016.7
    Chicago Cubs Totals (1 yrs)25020001000100000.400.400.400.800520.000.000.5000.0020.000.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1983Toledo Mud HensILAAAmin-231---009.0010001101.02110000002.0018.000.000.000.009.000.00.000
    1983Minor Totals: MINbyYearAAA----231---009.0010001101.02110000002.0018.000.000.000.009.002.00.000
    1988Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-282---000.0010001101.00000000000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00.000
    1988Minor Totals: CHNbyYearAAA----281---000.0010001101.00000000000.000.000.000.000.000.002.00.000
    Minor League Totals004.5020002202.02110000001.009.000.000.000.004.502.00.000
    Minor: AAA Totals004.5020002202.02110000001.009.000.000.000.004.502.00.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1981Visalia OaksCalifA+213B1700.0823313431.9121.800.0012.123.92
    1981Visalia OaksCalifA+21SS2400.027591079686.8963.600.0017.133.82
    1981Visalia OaksCalifA+21OF1800.03030033331.0001.800.0012.925.46
    1982Orlando TwinsSouAA222B200.01000111.0000.500.001.41.55
    1982Orlando TwinsSouAA223B700.0516222321.9133.000.004.95.25
    1982Orlando TwinsSouAA22SS100.05000551.0005.000.000.70.75
    1982Orlando TwinsSouAA22OF12600.02431145258254.9842.000.0087.594.01
    1983Toledo Mud HensILAAA23OF12300.0224673237230.9701.900.0087.997.62
    1984Minnesota TwinsALMLB243B100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.74
    1984Minnesota TwinsALMLB24OF5000.0872209189.9781.800.0030.984.75
    1984Minnesota TwinsALMLB24DH400.0000000.0000.000.002.56.87
    1985Minnesota TwinsALMLB25OF6300.0771117978.9871.200.0038.988.74
    1985Minnesota TwinsALMLB25DH300.0000000.0000.000.001.94.29
    1987Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAA273B1000.08220230301.0003.000.007.17.84
    1987Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAA27OF11200.0163961178172.9661.500.0080.086.82
    1987Texas RangersALMLB27OF800.0110101211.9171.400.004.961.56
    1988Iowa CubsAmerAAA281B1600.013570121421421.0008.900.0011.312.83
    1988Iowa CubsAmerAAA283B4900.03665125113101.8942.100.0034.539.22
    1988Iowa CubsAmerAAA28OF2600.03600036361.0001.400.0018.320.85
    1988Chicago CubsNLMLB283B100.01000111.0001.000.000.650.03
    MLB Totals - (3B)2001000111.0000.500.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)12100175341182178.9781.500.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)700000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)160013570121421421.0008.900.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)59004487127143131.9162.200.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)2610042315134451438.9711.700.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (2B)2001000111.0000.500.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (3B)700516222321.9133.000.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (SS)1005000551.0005.000.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (OF)126002431145258254.9842.000.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (3B)1700823313431.9121.800.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (SS)240027591079686.8963.600.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (OF)18003030033331.0001.800.000.00.00
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    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1981Minor----1724---18-
    1982Minor---271---126-
    1983Minor---------123-
    1984MLB----1----504
    1985MLB---------633
    1987MLB---------8-
    1987Minor----10----112-
    1988MLB----1------
    1988Minor--16-49----26-
    Totals--1628525---5267