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Tom NiedenfuerHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1978-1990 MLB Years: 1981-1990
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PositionsP-542Position when DraftedpPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameThomas Edward Niedenfuer
Height6-5Weight225BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 13,1959 [58.196]PlaceSt. Louis Park,Minnesota
High SchoolRedmond (Redmond,WA)
CollegeWashington State University (Pullman,WA)

DraftedSelected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 36th round (762nd overall) of the 1977 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutAugust 15,1981 [22.002]
OrganizationsLAN [7] BAL [2] SEA [1] SLN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID15976Retrosheet IDniedt001MLBAM ID119781
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts62Walks57Hittable55SO/BB64vsPower55Hitting0Durability69Team.499Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1978Washington StateCollegeNCAAFrRel18100.00514000215.010000580000.985.87--2.934.701.601.000-
1979Washington StateCollegeNCAASoS/R19730.0018810000169.27300030330001.489.43--3.884.261.10.700-
1980Washington StateCollegeNCAAJrST20640.0014122000077.07100030400001.318.30--3.514.681.33.600-
1981San Antonio DodgersTexAAlan-Rel211331.80360360027590.0611918334959001.066.100.303.409.502.79.813-
1981Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan49Rel21313.8117017008226.025111116120011.198.650.352.084.152.00.7502.98
1982Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-Rel22200.00404003110.260002150000.755.06--1.6912.667.501.000-
1982Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan49Rel22342.71550550024969.2712221325601021.389.170.393.237.752.40.4292.72
1983Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan49R/CL23831.906606600381194.2552220629661010.895.230.572.766.272.28.7273.14
1984Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan49R/CL24252.473303300211147.0391413323451121.317.420.574.378.561.96.2863.28
1985Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan49R/CL25792.7164064004319106.08632326241020011.037.280.512.038.634.25.4382.20
1986Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan49R/CL26663.716006000271180.08635331129552011.449.681.243.266.191.90.5004.31
1987Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan49Rel27102.7615015008116.0135519101001.357.160.554.965.511.111.0004.10
1987Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal49R/CL27354.994504500391352.05532291122372011.479.461.893.786.361.68.3755.51
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal49R/CL28343.515205200421859.0592323819400021.329.001.222.906.102.11.4294.24
1989Calgary CannonsPCLAAAsea-Rel29125.3013211007018.223131127112001.6111.090.963.375.301.57.333-
1989Seattle MarinersALMLBsea49Rel29036.69250250014036.0462927715153011.6811.391.733.723.721.00.0005.76
1990Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-Rel30002.4550500427.05220472001.236.14--4.918.591.75--
1990St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln41Rel30063.46520520012265.0662625325323001.409.140.423.464.431.28.0003.58
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter36463.2948404840027697650.060125123960226474141121.278.280.833.116.532.10.4390.84
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1652.205825600418125.295343154712813001.126.750.363.349.092.72.762-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter323.19222200014335.2341513213334001.288.350.493.198.102.54.600-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1331.80360360027590.0611918334959001.066.100.303.409.502.79.813-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1470.003721160003161.115400065810001.358.56--3.614.501.25.667-
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter30282.7631003100016964438.0375141135311453506181.187.660.632.967.152.41.517-
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter694.2097097008131111.011455521941772031.399.221.543.316.221.88.400-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter063.46520520012265.0662625325323001.409.140.423.464.431.28.000-
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter036.69250250014036.0462927715153011.6811.391.733.723.721.00.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12153.291630163009333220.0202858120761605041.278.280.833.116.532.10.4440.84
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings2892.20101398007114220.0165595498222223001.126.750.363.349.092.72.757-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1981San Antonio DodgersTexAAlan-p21361000000000001000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1982Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan49p22553000000001000000.000.250.000.250004.000.000.333.17625.000.000.000.000.000.00
1983Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan49p23664100000000000000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1984Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan49p24333000000000301000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.000.000.00
1985Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan49p25649010000000301000.111.111.111.2221010.167.000.000.1000.0030.000.000.000.000.00
1986Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan49p26604120002000101000.500.500.5001.000205.667.000.000.4510.0020.000.000.000.000.00
1990St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln41p30523000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter33026230002001903000.115.148.115.2633030.176.000.038.0003.3330.009.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter361000000000001000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter361000000000001000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter27823230002001703000.130.167.130.2973027.188.000.043.0003.7025.937.000.000.000.00
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter523000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16213110001000401000.115.148.115.2631015.176.000.038.0003.3330.009.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625000000000005000.000.000.000.000009.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1981San Antonio Dodgers TexAAlan21P36--414-318181.0000.50------36100.052.9
1981Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan21P17-2642--661.0000.350.23-----17100.015.5
1982Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan22P4---1--111.0000.25------4100.02.8
1982Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan22P55-6917--881.0000.150.12-----55100.034.0
1983Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan23P66-94881-1716.9410.240.17-----66100.040.7
1984Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan24P33-47151-76.8570.180.13-----33100.020.4
1985Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan25P64-10687--15151.0000.230.14-----64100.039.5
1986Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan26P60-80910112019.9500.320.24-----60100.037.0
1987Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27P45-52531198.8890.180.15-----45100.027.8
1987Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan27P15-1623-1551.0000.330.31-----15100.09.3
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28P52-59351198.8890.150.14-----52100.032.3
1989Calgary Cannons PCLAAAsea29P13--331-76.8570.46------13100.09.2
1989Seattle MarinersALMLBsea29P25-36652-1311.8460.440.31-----25100.015.4
1990Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln30P5---2--221.0000.40------5100.03.4
1990St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30P52-65372-1210.8330.190.15-----52100.032.1
MLB Totals for P - 10 season(s)-   P484-650506294121112.9260.230.17-----4840.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P22--361-109.9000.41------220.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P36--414-318181.0000.50------360.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1981San Antonio Dodgers TexAAlan2136----------
1981Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2117----------
1982Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan224----------
1982Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2255----------
1983Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2366----------
1984Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2433----------
1985Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2564----------
1986Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2660----------
1987Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2745----------
1987Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2715----------
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2852----------
1989Calgary Cannons PCLAAAsea2913----------
1989Seattle MarinersALMLBsea2925----------
1990Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln305----------
1990St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3052----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1981Los Angeles DodgersDiv SeriesMLB21000.001000.11011020.0027.000.0027.0027.001.000.00.000
1981Los Angeles DodgersChamp. SeriesMLB21000.001000.12000020.0054.000.000.000.0000.00.000
1981Los Angeles DodgersWorld SeriesMLB21000.002005.0301000.805.400.001.800.000.000.00.000
1983Los Angeles DodgersChamp. SeriesMLB23000.002012.0001300.500.000.004.5013.503.000.00.000
1985Los Angeles DodgersChamp. SeriesMLB25026.353015.2542501.357.940.003.187.942.500.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs000.0010100000.3100011006.0027.000.0027.0027.001.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs024.5060600028.0704038001.257.880.003.389.002.670.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs000.0020200005.0300010000.805.400.001.800.000.000.00.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1985Los Angeles DodgersChamp. SeriesMLB2531000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs31000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1990-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1990-04-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
1990-04-06Released by Mariners. 
1988-12-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mariners. 
1988-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1987-05-22TradeTraded by Dodgers to Orioles for Brad Havens and John Shelby. 
1980-08-14ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Dodgers. 
* 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
1985Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll25370,000-2831353370,78060,000370,000
1986Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll26531,250-2251269++386,34760,000901,250
1987Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll27731,250-137881++344,90660,0001,632,500
1987Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll27731,250-1371181++344,90660,0001,632,500
1988Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll28850,000-114784++392,10762,5002,482,500
1989Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll29800,000-158481++429,80262,5003,282,500
1990St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll30800,000-1941273++515,727100,0004,082,500
* 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