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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Dale Bryan Murphy
Stat Years
1974-1993  [mlb] 1976-1993
Height/Weight
6-5 / 215
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
OF (1853) ... 1B (209) ... C (85)
Draft Position
C
Born Date/Place
1956-03-12 in Portland, Oregon   [64.202]
High School
Wilson (Portland,OR)
Colleges
Brigham Young University (Provo, Utah), Portland Community College (Portland, Oregon)
Draft
Selected by the Atlanta Braves in Round #1 (#5 overall) of the 1974 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1976-09-13 - Boxscore  (Age: 20.185)
Service Time
Organizations
ATL [15] PHI [3] COL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 15786 ... retro id: murpd001 ... mlbam id: 119545
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1974KingsportAppRk----18of---15418128467053100245300000.254.341.376.7172056812.000.122.00011.7125.852.2136.22.4426.1
    1975GreenwoodWcarA----19of---21314434810120154850366300000.228.286.312.59847913826.000.084.0007.5213.151.7588.61.0425.7
    1976SavannahSALA----20of---31043523794135125560256100000.267.316.435.75137715330.000.168.0006.6316.182.4429.33.1831.9
    1976RichmondILAAA----20of---31850101311480011200000.260.275.560.83551286.000.300.0001.9623.5312.0012.57.8446.2
    1976Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl320cL-S-E-P319653176009007900000.262.333.354.68772236.200.092.3049.7212.501.290.00.0035.3
    1977Richmond BravesILAAAatl-21of---412746671142334229043336410400.305.349.534.88350424959.303.229.3136.5512.701.9421.24.3741.5
    1977Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl321cL-S-E-P4187652481214010800003.316.316.526.842764011.197.210.3330.0010.530.0038.02.6345.8
    1978Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3221bL-S-E-P515153066120143237911742145335315.226.284.394.67858320940.255.168.2647.2024.873.4523.03.9533.3
    1979Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3231bL-S-E-P610438453106722157613867205512.276.340.469.80942918030.305.193.2828.8615.621.7618.34.9028.3
    1980Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl324ofL-S-E-P7156569981602723389965913312298.281.349.510.85963329062.337.229.3149.3221.012.2517.25.2138.8
    1981Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl325ofL-S-E-P8104369439112113501454472012810.247.325.390.71541614426.287.143.27310.5817.311.6428.43.1328.6
    1982Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl326ofL-S-E-P916259811316823236109231193134304910.281.378.507.88569830361.401.226.30613.3219.201.4416.65.1636.3
    1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl327ofL-S-E-P1016258913117824436121304901102061215.302.393.540.93368731864.435.238.31613.1016.011.2216.45.2436.0
    1984Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl328ofL-S-E-P111626079417632836100197791342032013.290.372.547.91969133276.407.257.31811.4319.391.7016.95.2143.2
    1985Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl329ofL-S-E-P1216261611818532237111103901411051514.300.388.539.92771233271.396.239.33412.6419.801.5716.65.2038.4
    1986Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl330ofL-S-E-P131606148916329729837775141201510.265.347.477.82469229365.334.212.30110.8420.381.8821.24.1939.9
    1987Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl331ofL-S-E-P14159566115167271441051661151367052911.295.417.580.99769332872.505.285.31516.5919.621.1812.96.3543.1
    1988Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl332ofL-S-E-P1515659277134354247735741252031624.226.313.421.73467124963.316.195.24711.0318.631.6924.73.5847.0
    1989Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl333ofL-S-E-P1615457460131160208432651422061014.228.306.361.66764720736.247.133.26610.0521.952.1828.73.0927.5
    1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl334ofL-S-E-P1797349388114017559241841031111.232.312.418.73039414631.324.186.25510.4121.322.0520.54.3138.3
    1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi334ofL-S-E-P1757214225791728012046001311.266.328.416.7442358917.238.150.3098.5119.572.3030.62.9829.8
    1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi335ofL-S-E-P18153544661373311881104893007320.252.309.415.72459922652.254.163.2708.0115.531.9430.23.0138.0
    1992Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi336ofL-S-E-P19186251010270011300003.161.175.274.44963173.129.113.1701.5920.6313.0031.03.1730.0
    1993Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol337ofL-S-E-P2026421610070051500215.143.224.167.3914971.143.024.20710.2030.613.000.00.0016.7
    MLB Totals (19 yrs)218079601197211135039398126616168986174828660159209.265.346.469.81590403733787.339.204.29210.9119.341.7720.04.4037.3
    National League Totals (19 yrs)218079601197211135039398126616168986174828660159209.265.346.469.81590403733787.339.204.29210.9119.341.7720.04.4037.3
    Minor League Totals434149219439674114823215311925310400.265.319.426.7451616636133.249.161.2917.3615.662.1331.12.9733.6
    Minor: Rk Totals5418128467053100245300000.254.341.376.7172056812.254.122.33311.7125.852.2136.22.4426.1
    Minor: A Totals23579585195336171031106112400000.245.299.366.66585629156.211.121.2727.1314.492.0346.81.9928.7
    Minor: AAA Totals14551681155345269843347610400.300.342.537.87955527765.304.237.3096.1313.692.2419.94.6841.9
    Atlanta Braves Totals (15 yrs)192670981103190130637371114316067912158128650152170.268.351.478.82980943394714.352.210.29411.2719.531.7319.14.5837.6
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (3 yrs)22882093204432271161169152008634.249.304.405.70989733272.240.156.2737.6916.952.2030.43.0135.3
    Colorado Rockies Totals (1 yrs)26421610070051500215.143.224.167.3914971.143.024.20710.2030.613.000.00.0016.7
    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 Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1976Atlanta BravesNLMLB20C190155.01001330116113.9745.900.7311.7100.04
    1977Atlanta BravesNLMLB21C180154.01141162131125.9546.900.8111.1100.04
    1978Atlanta BravesNLMLB22C210146.28313309996.9704.600.6613.013.94
    1978Atlanta BravesNLMLB221B12901,108.1113792208412491229.9849.501.1179.685.41
    1979Atlanta BravesNLMLB23C270236.01271552147142.9665.300.6016.926.03
    1979Atlanta BravesNLMLB231B760657.1685421561742727.9809.601.1147.573.11
    1980Atlanta BravesNLMLB241B108.01010011111.00011.001.380.60.63
    1980Atlanta BravesNLMLB24OF15401,332.13741464394388.9852.500.2995.798.71
    1981Atlanta BravesNLMLB251B307.01000110101.0003.301.432.82.93
    1981Atlanta BravesNLMLB25OF1030899.02541154270265.9812.600.2997.299.01
    1982Atlanta BravesNLMLB26OF16201,441.0407692422413.9792.500.29100.0100.01
    1983Atlanta BravesNLMLB27OF16001,386.13731060389383.9852.400.2898.898.81
    1984Atlanta BravesNLMLB28OF16001,427.03691051384379.9872.400.2798.898.81
    1985Atlanta BravesNLMLB29OF16101,421.1334874349342.9802.100.2499.499.41
    1986Atlanta BravesNLMLB30OF15901,391.0303661315309.9811.900.2298.899.41
    1987Atlanta BravesNLMLB31OF15901,406.23251481347339.9772.100.2498.8100.01
    1988Atlanta BravesNLMLB32OF15601,400.03401534358355.9922.300.2597.5100.01
    1989Atlanta BravesNLMLB33OF15101,342.2331550341336.9852.200.2594.498.11
    1990Atlanta BravesNLMLB34OF970820.1208340215211.9812.200.2659.9100.03
    1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB34OF550478.0113411118117.9922.100.2434.096.54
    1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB35OF14701,235.2287650298293.9832.000.2490.796.11
    1992Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB36OF160121.0190102019.9501.200.169.988.99
    1993Colorado RockiesNLMLB37OF13077.01610017171.0001.300.228.050.07
    MLB Totals - (C)850042452174493476.9665.600.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (1B)2090018421353514620121977.9839.500.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)1853004053113712242374166.9832.200.000.00.00
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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
    1976MLB-19---------
    1977MLB-18---------
    1978MLB-21129--------
    1979MLB-2776--------
    1980MLB--1------154-
    1981MLB--3------103-
    1982MLB---------162-
    1983MLB---------160-
    1984MLB---------160-
    1985MLB---------161-
    1986MLB---------159-
    1987MLB---------159-
    1988MLB---------156-
    1989MLB---------151-
    1990MLB---------152-
    1991MLB---------147-
    1992MLB---------16-
    1993MLB---------13-
    Totals-85209------1853-