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Tom NietoHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1981-1991 MLB Years: 1984-1990
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Rated Prospect
World Series Champion

PositionsC-812, DH-1Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameThomas Andrew Nieto
Height6-1Weight205BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 27,1960 [57.115]PlaceDowney,California
High SchoolGahr (Cerritos,CA)
CollegeOral Roberts University (Tulsa,OK), Cerritos College (Norwalk,CA)

DraftedSelected by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 3rd round (60th overall) of the 1981 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 3rd round (51st overall) of the 1980 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Minnesota Twins in the 31st round (759th overall) of the 1979 Amateur Entry Draft
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1984-SLN-#5 ... 1985-SLN-#9
MLB DebutMay 10,1984 [23.195]
OrganizationsSLN [6] MIN [2] PHI [2] MON [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID15991Retrosheet IDniett001MLBAM ID119796
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed14Power44Contact31XBH42RBIs44Runs9Hitting40Durability37Team.489Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1981Oral RobertsCollege-c20551894767132145202161700000.354.405.6671.07212629205.335.313.386.4777.808.291.066.8313.5043.28
1981Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-c206218412332021910133353200.179.250.223.473414207.205.044.120.2286.2815.942.540.9792.0012.12
1982Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-c2196298337211353113298261100.242.320.349.66910419335.316.107.198.3078.6624.482.831.4959.6026.39
1983Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-c221153834410417155202417887300.272.352.360.71213823442.327.088.191.3289.2817.651.901.1376.6022.12
1984Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-c2377253237012173401144182200.277.332.415.74710520279.304.138.190.3375.0214.702.932.5136.1428.57
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23c233386724403120051800223.279.312.430.74237793.313.151.209.3215.3819.353.603.2328.6729.17
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23c2495253155710203402263736089.225.305.281.5867112288.264.056.150.2619.0312.851.420.000.0021.05
1986Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-c2553167215016031900244513130.299.389.449.8387519196.392.150.293.37012.2422.961.881.5355.6738.00
1986Montreal ExposNLMLBmon34c25306551331170162110013.200.278.323.60121572.279.123.200.2688.3329.173.501.3965.0038.46
1987Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-c26381101025500301112523000.227.309.273.582305126.294.046.136.2728.7319.842.270.000.0020.00
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin11c2641105721711120082435001.200.276.314.590339121.250.114.190.2676.6119.833.000.83105.0042.86
1988Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-c275315811447232100213212200.278.363.405.7686412184.328.127.259.34811.4117.391.521.6352.6727.27
1988Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin11c2724601400000011710002.067.097.067.1644062.093.000.017.0811.6127.4217.000.000.000.00
1989Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-c2846136826301700123022020.191.267.235.502324152.238.044.132.2347.8919.742.500.66136.0015.38
1989Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi19c281120130000006710000.150.370.150.5203027.231.000.300.28522.2225.931.170.000.000.00
1990Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-c2937112925202150083631120.223.290.295.585334125.307.072.143.2666.4028.804.501.6056.0016.00
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi11c2917301500040031110002.167.265.167.4325034.263.000.100.2188.8232.353.670.000.000.00
1991Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-c30195751530140051000000.263.323.368.69121462.304.105.193.3158.0616.132.001.6157.0026.67
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter251619371272445690355135101121120.205.280.281.56117433697.254.076.160.0007.8919.372.450.72123.8025.98
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter5961858176464787292052717841236241270.250.325.346.6716431142108.304.096.189.0008.4419.542.311.3864.0724.57
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter438137613135965422155041362972520970.261.336.362.698498911566.316.101.197.0008.6818.972.181.4062.5525.35
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter158482451051337502342115114300.218.294.301.59514523542.270.083.168.0007.7521.222.741.2968.8621.90
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter551894767132145202161700000.354.405.6671.07212629205.335.313.386.0007.808.291.066.8313.5043.28
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter12833922811423460231553621012.239.307.319.62610819381.276.080.165.0008.1414.441.770.79113.0023.46
Minnesota Twins Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter65165825711120094145003.152.213.224.437379183.195.072.127.0004.9222.404.560.55165.0036.00
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter306551331170162110013.200.278.323.60121572.279.123.200.0008.3329.173.501.3965.0038.46
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter28502800040091820002.160.311.160.4718061.250.000.180.00014.7529.512.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624002482153345023587671713.205.280.281.56111221450.254.076.160.0007.8919.372.450.72123.8025.98
Average Minor - Per 162 games162505481262128561248112107320.250.325.346.67117531573.304.096.189.0008.4419.542.311.3864.0724.57

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1981Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln20C53--270378-315307.9755.79-----66285.577.9
1982Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln21C84--4665834527524.9946.24-----129687.561.8
1983Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln22C113--60571159691676.9785.98-----611598.383.7
1984Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln23C75--4464384497489.9846.52-----57797.448.4
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23C32--135181-154153.9944.78-----23397.019.8
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24C95--3842843416412.9904.34-----1095100.058.6
1986Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon25C52--2952592329320.9736.15-----55398.136.6
1986Montreal ExposNLMLBmon25C30--1231131137134.9784.47-39490.7530100.018.6
1987Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin26C37--1931551213208.9775.62-----53897.426.2
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26C40--2101715228227.9965.68-39981.3-4197.624.7
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26DH1---------------412.40.6
1988Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin27C51--2762563307301.9805.90-----35396.235.9
1988Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27C24--108611115114.9914.75-10376.9224100.014.8
1989Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi28C44--2362572268261.9745.93-----94695.730.8
1989Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28C11--632--65651.0005.91-8188.9111100.06.8
1990Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi29C35--18915-12042041.0005.83-----53794.624.0
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29C17--575116362.9843.65-10376.9-17100.010.5
1991Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln30C19--775318582.9654.32-----119100.013.3
MLB Totals for C - 7 season(s)-   C249--108087111111781167.9914.69-1062084.1202490.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 8 season(s)-   C426--2317224532325942541.9805.96-----394260.00.0
AA Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C137--73695114842831.9876.07-----181370.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1981Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln20-53---------
1982Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln21-84---------
1983Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln22-113---------
1984Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln23-75---------
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23-32---------
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24-95---------
1986Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon25-52---------
1986Montreal ExposNLMLBmon25-30---------
1987Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin26-37---------
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26-40--------1
1988Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin27-51---------
1988Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27-24---------
1989Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi28-44---------
1989Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28-11---------
1990Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi29-35---------
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29-17---------
1991Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln30-19---------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1985St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB2413100000001200000.000.250.000.250004.000.000.33325.0050.002.000.000.000.00
1985St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB2425000001001200000.000.167.000.167006.000.000.20016.6733.332.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs13100000001200000.000.250.000.250004.000.000.33325.0050.002.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs25000001001200000.000.167.000.167006.000.000.20016.6733.332.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1992Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAMinorcin31Hitting Coach1439053.629--1Dave MileyLost in Finals
1993Charleston (Wv) WheelersSALAMinorcin32Manager1407664.5438.52 
1994Charleston (Wv) WheelersSALAMinorcin33Manager1406575.46421.05 
1996Greensboro BatsSALAMinornya35Hitting Coach1425686.39431.05Richard Patterson,Jimmy Johnson
1997Greensboro BatsSALAMinornya36Manager1407565.5362.03 Lost in Finals
1998Greensboro BatsSALAMinornya37Manager1427963.55611.52 Lost in Finals
1999Tampa YankeesFSLA+Minornya38Manager1367858.5747.52 
2000Tampa YankeesFSLA+Minornya39Manager1407070.50015.00 
2001New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya40Assistant Coach1609565.594--1Joe TorreLost World Series (Diamondbacks)
2002New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya41Assistant Coach16110358.640--1Joe TorreLost in 1st Round (Angels)
2003Palm Beach CardinalsFSLA+Minorsln42Manager1385484.39122.56 
2004Palm Beach CardinalsFSLA+Minorsln43Manager1347361.5454.02 
2005New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn44Assistant Coach1628379.5127.04Willie Randolph-
2006New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn45Assistant Coach1629765.599--1Willie RandolphLost NLCS (Cardinals)
2007New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn46Assistant Coach1628874.5431.02Willie Randolph
2008New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn47First Base Coach1628973.5493.02Willie Randolph,Jerry Manuel
2009New Britain Rock CatsEastAAMinormin48Manager1417269.51110.52 Lost in Semi-Finals
2010Rochester Red WingsILAAAMinormin49Manager1444995.34038.56 
2011Rochester Red WingsILAAAMinormin50Manager1445391.36829.06 
2012Gulf Coast Yankees -GCLRkMinornya51Manager603525.5831.03 
2013Gulf Coast Yankees -GCLRkMinornya52Manager602832.4675.04 
2014Gulf Coast Yankees -GCLRkMinornya53Manager603822.633--1 Lost in Finals
2017Orem OwlzPioRkMinorana56Manager754926.653--1 Lost in Finals
* 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 [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2017Pioneer League Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1990-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-10-24TradeTraded by Twins with Eric Bullock and Tom Herr to Phillies for Shane Rawley and Cash. 
1987-02-03TradeTraded by Expos with Jeff Reardon to Twins for Jeff Reed, Yorkis Perez, Al Cardwood and Neal Heaton. 
1986-03-31TradeTraded by Cardinals to Expos for Fred Manrique. 
* 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
1985St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll2460,000-51635-370,78060,00060,000
1986Montreal ExposTeam Payroll2590,000-5202226386,34760,000150,000
1987Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll2660,000-59528-344,90660,000210,000
1988Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll27103,500-4822032392,10762,500313,500
1989Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll28115,000-4872340429,80262,500428,500
1990Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll29100,000-64941-515,727100,000528,500
* 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