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Eddie MurrayTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1973-1997 MLB Years: 1977-1997
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Major Award Winner
World Series Champion
HR Derby

Positions1B-2420, DH-573, 3B-6, OF-3Position when DraftedC-1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameEddie Clarence Murray
Height6-2Weight225BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 24,1956 [62.060]PlaceLos Angeles,California
High SchoolLocke (Los Angeles,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Baltimore Orioles [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (63rd overall) of the 1973 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsRay PoitevintWillie Moore
MLB DebutApril 7,1977 [21.043]
OrganizationsBAL [17] LAN [4] CLE [3] NYN [2] ANA [1] Awards20Awards Voting10-1298
TBC Player ID15810Retrosheet IDmurre001MLBAM ID119579
RelationshipsBrother of Rich Murray
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Player Notes:   The Baltimore Orioles retired his #33 on June 7, 1998 ... Inducted into Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame in 1999
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed51Power80Contact72XBH69RBIs87Runs51Hitting79Durability75Team.519Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1973BluefieldAppRk-1750188345460113260194600000.287.353.495.8489317207.328.208.340.3819.1822.222.425.3117.0931.48
1974AshevilleSALA-1827122002001100000.286.375.571.946428.333.285.429.42112.5012.501.000.000.00100.00
1974MiamiFSLA+-1813146064133297126340588500000.289.369.461.83021248518.333.172.307.37911.2016.411.472.3238.3336.09
1974Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         13346765135317126540598600000.289.369.463.83221650526.333.174.308.38011.2216.351.462.2838.9237.04
1975AshevilleSALA-1912443666115135176870537900000.264.344.433.77718935489.288.169.307.35710.8416.161.493.4825.6530.43
1976CharlotteSouAA-208829946891521246110434100000.298.386.482.86814429342.313.184.365.40012.5711.990.953.5124.9232.58
1976RochesterILAAA-2054168354662114030342700000.274.396.530.9268919202.269.256.476.42316.8313.370.795.4515.2741.30
1976Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         142467811352142386140776800000.289.390.499.88923348544.298.210.405.40814.1512.500.884.2320.3035.56
1977Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33dh211606118117329227880148104106622.283.333.470.80328758666.300.187.264.3507.2115.622.174.0522.6333.53
1978Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal331b22161610851743232795657097118715.285.356.480.83629362690.298.195.311.37110.1414.061.393.9122.5935.63
1979Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal331b231596069017930225991027278216916.295.369.475.84428857687.303.180.312.37110.4811.351.083.6424.2431.84
1980Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal331b24158621100186362321167254712061018.300.354.519.87332270683.294.219.314.3817.9110.401.314.6919.4137.63
1981Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal331b25993785711121222782340431031010.294.360.534.89420245422.282.240.344.3949.4810.191.085.2117.1840.54
1982Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal331b2615155087174301321107270821061817.316.391.549.94030263627.321.233.369.40411.1613.081.175.1017.1936.21
1983Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal331b27156582115178303331115186903091313.306.393.538.93131366680.310.232.387.40312.6513.241.054.8517.6437.08
1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal331b28162588971802632911010210787208259.306.410.509.91929958705.315.203.398.39815.1812.340.814.1120.2832.22
1985Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal331b2915658311117337131124528468208128.297.383.523.90630569677.289.226.376.39112.4110.040.814.5818.8139.88
1986Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal331b30137495611512511784307849005717.305.396.463.85922943578.309.158.321.38013.498.480.632.9429.1228.48
1987Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal331b31160618891712833091127380003615.277.352.477.82929561694.276.200.317.35810.5211.531.104.3220.6035.67
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal331b-dh32161603751712722884527578003820.284.361.474.83528657681.286.190.320.37011.0111.451.044.1121.5433.33
1989Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan331b331605946614729120887287852072412.247.342.401.74323850690.256.154.308.32612.6112.320.982.9029.7034.01
1990Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan331b341555589618422326958582641042119.330.414.520.93429051645.335.190.342.40712.719.920.784.0321.4627.72
1991Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan331b3515357669150231199610355740081717.260.321.403.72423243639.267.143.250.3158.6111.581.352.9730.3228.67
1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn331b36156551641443721693426674008815.261.336.423.75923355625.273.162.285.33810.5611.841.122.5634.4438.19
1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn331b371546107717428127100224061009424.285.325.467.79228556659.277.182.248.3446.079.261.534.1022.5932.18
1994Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33dh3810843357110211177684315300368.254.302.425.72718439467.254.171.252.3116.6411.351.713.6425.4735.45
1995Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33dh39113436681412102182513965005512.323.375.516.89122542480.338.193.291.3848.1313.541.674.3820.7629.79
1996Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33dh40883363388911245303445004213.262.326.402.72813522374.269.140.250.3209.0912.031.323.2128.0025.00
1996Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33dh40642303659120103410274200646.257.327.439.76610122263.266.182.304.32710.2715.971.563.8023.0037.29
1996Totals for AL-AL         1525666914721122794061870010619.260.327.417.74423644637.268.157.272.3239.5813.661.433.4525.7329.93
1997Lake Elsinore StormCalifA+ana-4128140012000000000.500.500.8751.375718.429.375.375.5890.000.000.0012.508.0025.00
1997Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-1b41926481029003300000.308.379.577.95615329.286.269.385.41110.3410.341.006.9013.0037.50
1997Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         113451210311003300000.353.405.6471.05222437.321.294.382.4508.118.111.008.1111.3333.33
1997Anaheim AngelsALMLBana33dh414616013357031510132400308.219.273.319.5925110176.235.100.188.2657.3913.641.851.7053.3328.57
1997Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan334197020003002200002.286.444.286.730209.400.000.286.35922.2222.221.000.000.000.00
1997Totals for MLB-MLB         55167133770318101526003010.222.281.317.5985310185.241.095.192.2708.1114.051.731.6255.6727.03
MLB Totals - 21 Season(s)Filter302611336162732555603550419171104313331516182128222316.287.359.476.8355397109912817.291.189.312.00010.4011.831.143.9322.4933.76
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter460159225145172166626231021128200000.283.367.473.8407531541803.309.190.342.00011.7015.641.343.6624.1234.15
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter63194395472134930373000000.278.394.536.93010422231.272.258.464.00016.0212.990.815.6314.9240.74
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter8829946891521246110434100000.298.386.482.86814429342.313.184.365.00012.5711.990.953.5124.9232.58
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter13346865137297136540588500000.293.371.468.83921949526.335.175.308.00011.0316.161.472.4736.0035.77
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter12644367117155177070548000000.264.344.436.78019337497.289.172.309.00010.8716.101.483.4226.0631.62
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter50188345460113260194600000.287.353.495.8489317207.328.208.340.0009.1822.222.425.3117.0931.48
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter1884707510842080363253431224622488496915277135186.294.370.498.86835227318053.297.204.334.00010.9812.031.104.2620.6335.14
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter477173523148374565282251022622530196250.278.359.439.7987621441983.286.161.300.00011.4011.351.003.2826.6929.81
Cleveland Indians Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter30912051583395125020316510416300121333.281.335.451.7865441031321.288.170.266.0007.8712.341.573.7924.1030.38
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter3101161141318653431936410613500171239.274.330.446.7765181111284.275.172.265.0008.2610.511.273.3527.0034.91
Anaheim Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4616013357031510132400308.219.273.319.5925110176.235.100.188.0007.3913.641.851.7053.3328.57
Average MLB - Per 162 games16260787174302271036271811071217.287.359.476.83528959686.291.189.312.00010.4011.831.143.9322.4933.76
Average Minor - Per 162 games162561881592562392110749900000.283.367.473.84026554635.309.190.342.00011.7015.641.343.6624.1234.15

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1977Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal21DH111---------------16069.468.9
1977Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal211B42--36817334388385.9929.17------16026.326.1
1977Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal21OF3--7---771.0002.33------1601.91.9
1978Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal221B157--1504106514316151610.99710.25------16197.597.5
1978Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal223B3--3611109.9003.00------1611.91.9
1978Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal22DH1---------------1610.60.6
1979Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal231B157--14561071013515731563.9949.96------15998.798.7
1979Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal23DH2---------------1591.31.3
1980Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal241B154--136977915814551446.9949.39------15897.595.1
1980Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal24DH1---------------1580.60.6
1981Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal251B99--89991198991990.99910.00------99100.094.3
1982Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal261B149--126997410613701366.9979.17------15198.792.0
1982Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26DH2---------------1511.31.2
1983Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal271B153--13931141013615171507.9939.85------15698.194.4
1983Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27DH2---------------1561.31.2
1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal281B159--15381431315216941681.99210.57------16298.198.1
1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28DH3---------------1621.91.9
1985Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal291B154--13381521915415091490.9879.68------15698.795.7
1985Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29DH2---------------1561.31.2
1986Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal301B119--1045881310011461133.9899.52------13786.973.5
1986Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30DH16---------------13711.79.9
1987Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal311B156--13711451014615261516.9939.72------16097.596.3
1987Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal31DH4---------------1602.52.5
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal321B103--86710611101984973.9899.45------16164.064.0
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32DH58---------------16136.036.0
1989Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan331B159--1316137612214591453.9969.14------16099.499.4
1989Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan333B2---------------1601.31.3
1990Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan341B150--1180113108813031293.9928.62------15596.892.6
1991Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan351B149--132712879614621455.9959.77------15397.492.0
1991Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan353B1---------------1530.70.6
1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn361B154--1283961210913911379.9918.95------15698.795.1
1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn371B154--13191111811814481430.9889.29------154100.095.1
1994Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle38DH82---------------10875.972.6
1994Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle381B26--24314325260257.9889.88------10824.123.0
1995Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle39DH95---------------11384.166.0
1995Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle391B18--16022312185182.98410.11------11315.912.5
1996Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle40DH87---------------8898.954.0
1996Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal40DH62---------------6496.938.3
1996Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle401B1--101--11111.00011.00------881.10.6
1997Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan411B7--561275957.9668.14------977.85.0
1997Anaheim AngelsALMLBana41DH45---------------4697.827.8
MLB Totals for 1B - 20 season(s)-   1B2413--21255186516720332328723120.9939.58------24130.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 15 season(s)-   DH573---------------5730.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B6--3611109.9001.50------60.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF3--7---771.0002.33------30.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B7--561275957.9668.14------70.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1977Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal21--42------3111
1978Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal22--157--3----1
1979Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal23--157-------2
1980Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal24--154-------1
1981Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal25--99--------
1982Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26--149-------2
1983Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27--153-------2
1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28--159-------3
1985Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29--154-------2
1986Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30--119-------16
1987Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal31--156-------4
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32--103-------58
1989Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan33--159--2-----
1990Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan34--150--------
1991Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan35--149--1-----
1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn36--154--------
1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn37--154--------
1994Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle38--26-------82
1995Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle39--18-------95
1996Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle40--1-------87
1996Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal40----------62
1997Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan41--7--------
1997Anaheim AngelsALMLBana41----------45

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1979Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB23412350015005200000.417.588.6671.2558117.444.250.66729.4111.760.405.8812.0020.00
1979Baltimore OriolesWorld SeriesMLB23726341012104400000.154.267.308.5758230.143.154.34613.3313.331.003.3326.0050.00
1983Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB27415540013103300000.267.389.467.8567118.273.200.46716.6716.671.005.5615.0025.00
1983Baltimore OriolesWorld SeriesMLB27520250023001400000.250.286.550.83611221.214.300.3504.7619.054.009.5210.0040.00
1995Cleveland IndiansDiv SeriesMLB39313350113002100000.385.467.7691.23610215.364.384.53813.336.670.506.6713.0040.00
1995Cleveland IndiansChamp. SeriesMLB39624261013002300000.250.308.417.72510226.250.167.2507.6911.541.503.8524.0033.33
1995Cleveland IndiansWorld SeriesMLB39619120013005400000.105.292.263.5555124.071.158.42120.8316.670.804.1719.0050.00
1996Baltimore OriolesDiv SeriesMLB40415161001103400000.400.500.467.9677118.545.067.33316.6722.221.330.000.0016.67
1996Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB40515140012002200000.267.353.467.8207117.250.200.33311.7611.761.005.8815.0025.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs7284111114105500000.393.485.6071.09217333.455.214.42915.1515.151.003.0328.0027.27
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 4 yrs196611191041310121000000.288.397.485.88232578.288.197.39415.3812.820.835.1316.5026.32
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 3 yrs1865611104810101200000.169.280.369.64924575.143.200.36913.3316.001.205.3316.2545.45

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1998Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal42Bench Coach1627983.48835.04Ray Miller
1999Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal43Bench Coach1627884.48120.04Ray Miller
2000Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal44First Base Coach1627488.45713.54Mike Hargrove
2001Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal45First Base Coach1616398.39132.54Mike Hargrove
2002Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle46Hitting Coach1627488.45720.53Joel Skinner,Charlie Manuel-
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle47Hitting Coach1626894.42022.04Eric Wedge-
2004Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle48Hitting Coach1628082.49412.03Eric Wedge-
2005Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle49Hitting Coach1629369.5746.02Eric Wedge-
2006Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan50Hitting Coach1628874.543--1Grady LittleLost NLDS (Mets)
2007Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan51Hitting Coach1628280.5068.04Grady Little
* 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 [20]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1977American League Rookie of the Year1
1980AL Player of the Month (September) ... American League Player of the Week (September 8-September 14)2
1981AL Player of the Month (September) ... American League Player of the Week (September 14-September 20) ... American League Player of the Week (September 7-September 13)3
1982AL Player of the Month (April) ... American League Gold Glove (First Base) ... American League Player of the Week (April 12-April 18) ... American League Player of the Week (September 20-September 26)4
1983AL Silver Slugger Award (1B) ... American League Gold Glove (First Base)2
1984AL Player of the Month (May) ... AL Silver Slugger Award (1B) ... American League Gold Glove (First Base) ... American League Player of the Week (May 14-May 20)4
1986American League Player of the Week (April 14-April 20)1
1988American League Player of the Week (June 6-June 12)1
1990NL Silver Slugger Award (1B)1
1995American League Player of the Week (June 26-July 2)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1997-10-30Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1997-08-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
1997-08-14Released by Angels. 
1996-12-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Angels. 
1996-11-18Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1996-07-21TradeTraded by Indians to Orioles for Kent Mercker. 
1995-12-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1995-11-06Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1993-12-02ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1993-11-01Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1991-11-27ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mets. 
1991-10-29Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-12-04TradeTraded by Orioles to Dodgers for Ken Howell, Brian Holton and Juan Bell. 
* 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
1985Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll291,472,819-9199++370,78060,0001,472,819
1986Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll30925,814-75390++386,34760,0002,398,633
1987Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll312,044,757-51100++344,90660,0004,443,390
1988Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll322,142,904-61100++392,10762,5006,586,294
1989Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll332,331,062-92100++429,80262,5008,917,356
1990Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll342,513,703-51100++515,727100,00011,431,059
1991Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll352,628,164-47494++742,231100,00014,059,223
1992New York MetsTeam Payroll364,125,000-21498++962,245109,00018,184,223
1993New York MetsTeam Payroll373,375,000-71493++968,431109,00021,559,223
1994Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll383,000,000-113288++957,101109,00024,559,223
1995Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll393,000,000-113588++999,520109,00027,559,223
1996Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll402,000,000-1571382++957,870109,00029,559,223
1996Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll402,000,000-1571382++957,870109,00029,559,223
1997Anaheim AngelsTeam Payroll41750,000-31914651,182,177150,00030,309,223
1997Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll41750,000-31917651,182,177150,00030,309,223
* 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