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Mike O'BerryTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1973-1985 MLB Years: 1979-1985
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PositionsC-625, 3B-2, 1B-2Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NamePreston Michael O'Berry
Height6-2Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateApril 20,1954 [64.090]PlaceBirmingham,Alabama
High SchoolEnsley (Birmingham,AL)
CollegeUniversity of South Alabama (Mobile,AL)

DraftedSelected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 22nd round (516th overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutApril 8,1979 [24.353]
OrganizationsBOS [4] CIN [2] NYA [2] CAL [1] CHN [1] MON [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID16066Retrosheet IDoberm001MLBAM ID119887
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed39Power37Contact37XBH38RBIs43Runs53Hitting28Durability34Team.507Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1973University of South AlabaIndyNCAANCAA-1c191926380004105501000.308.419.308.7278032.381.000.231.35015.6315.631.000.000.000.00
1974University of South AlabaIndyNCAANCAA-1c2035892122507251091605300.247.307.539.8464812106.217.292.404.3738.4915.091.786.6012.7154.55
1975University of South AlabaIndyNCAANCAA-1c215214222386142980301813100.268.397.408.8055811177.281.140.408.37616.9510.170.602.2635.5028.95
1975Winter HavenFSLA+-213996582105000000000.083.083.125.20812396.083.042.042.0930.000.000.000.000.0037.50
1976Winston-SalemCaroA+-221113305166124432000000000.200.200.297.4979820330.190.097.097.2260.000.000.001.2182.5030.30
1977BristolEastAA-231253524672102225105694215100.205.316.261.5779214426.272.056.219.27613.1522.071.680.47176.0019.44
1978Bristol Red SoxEastAAbos-c241143394180121641744689311100.236.332.330.66211219400.302.094.239.31111.5022.251.931.5056.5023.75
1979Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-c253478613101500112403100.167.267.218.48517293.222.051.192.23511.8325.812.181.0878.0015.38
1979Boston Red SoxALMLBbos50c25435981010140051612103.169.242.237.47914268.209.068.153.2267.3523.533.201.4759.0020.00
1980Midland CubsTexAAchn-c265717331429312324374101200.243.373.347.7206013213.308.104.306.33617.3719.251.110.47173.0030.95
1980Wichita AerosAmerAAAchn-c26923462006002511200.261.321.348.6698229.300.087.174.3006.9017.242.500.000.0033.33
1980Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         66196354811312924394612400.245.367.347.7146815242.307.102.291.33216.1219.011.180.41196.0031.25
1980Chicago CubsNLMLBchn6c26194871010050051302200.208.273.229.50211157.270.021.125.2378.7722.812.600.000.0010.00
1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin9c2755111620311500141903003.180.272.252.524285128.209.072.198.25210.9414.841.360.78111.0025.00
1982Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-c2845105112031050061502200.190.230.238.468254115.217.048.105.2145.2213.042.500.000.0020.00
1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin9c282145510200300101300001.222.364.267.63112255.313.045.267.30718.1823.641.300.000.0020.00
1983Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAcal-c295717943558142441383102100.307.427.430.8577713220.352.123.352.39217.2714.090.821.8244.7523.64
1983California AngelsALMLBcal3c29266071010150031102001.167.206.233.43914265.188.066.117.2034.6216.923.671.5460.0020.00
1984Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-c307018717424142610203614600.225.294.321.615609218.248.096.209.2819.1716.511.801.8346.7521.43
1984New York YankeesALMLBnya58c301332382005002200000.250.294.313.60710234.267.063.125.2785.885.881.000.000.0025.00
1985Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-c3118577132017005600100.228.286.316.60218363.235.088.175.2737.949.521.201.5957.0023.08
1985Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-c31441218214011020112202100.174.241.231.472285135.202.057.165.2218.1516.302.000.74121.0023.81
1985Totals for AAA-AAA         6217815346021720162802200.191.255.258.513468198.213.067.169.2388.0814.141.751.0189.0023.53
1985Montreal ExposNLMLBmon18c312021240000104301000.190.320.190.5104026.222.000.238.25715.3811.540.750.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter1973763872101327104377110308.191.274.247.5219314433.231.056.173.0009.9317.781.790.69125.3319.44
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter72320402704386914242091792323637411800.215.295.298.5936071072338.248.083.200.0009.9215.531.561.0385.0024.43
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter27775096170243118371931392141400.227.308.311.61923338873.259.084.216.00010.6515.921.491.2668.1822.35
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter296864118194316989108139224527400.225.334.306.640264461039.291.081.244.00013.3821.561.610.8796.0023.71
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1504265674145437000000000.174.174.258.43211023426.166.084.085.0000.000.000.000.94106.5031.08
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter10625746681111158100443919400.265.369.444.81311423315.270.179.389.00013.9712.380.893.4923.3633.82
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter761561130511800243203004.192.300.256.556407183.236.064.218.00013.1117.491.330.55156.0023.33
California Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter266071010150031102001.167.206.233.43914265.188.066.117.0004.6216.923.671.5460.0020.00
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter435981010140051612103.169.242.237.47914268.209.068.153.0007.3523.533.201.4759.0020.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter194871010050051302200.208.273.229.50211157.270.021.125.0008.7722.812.600.000.0010.00
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1332382005002200000.250.294.313.60710234.267.063.125.0005.885.881.000.000.0025.00
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2021240000104301000.190.320.190.5104026.222.000.238.00015.3811.540.750.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16230931598122210356318207.191.274.247.5217612356.231.056.173.0009.9317.781.790.69125.3319.44
Average Minor - Per 162 games162457609815354742528129400.215.295.298.59313624524.248.083.200.0009.9215.531.561.0385.0024.43

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Bristol Red Sox EastAAbos24C113--64876137737724.9826.41-----1011499.181.9
1979Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos25C32--1641662186180.9685.63-----33494.122.9
1979Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos251B2--4-2-64.6672.00------345.91.4
1979Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25C43--103751115110.9572.56-13572.2243100.026.9
1980Midland Cubs TexAAchn26C55--33739116387376.9726.84------5796.540.4
1980Wichita Aeros AmerAAAchn26C7--265213331.9394.43------977.85.2
1980Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26C19--941622112110.9825.79-161257.1119100.011.7
1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27C55--2082242234230.9834.18-30-100.0-55100.050.9
1982Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin28C36--1721843194190.9795.28-----34580.026.5
1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28C21--8412129796.9904.57-11-100.0-21100.013.0
1983Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAcal29C57--2891986316308.9755.40-----1357100.040.1
1983California AngelsALMLBcal29C26--778--85851.0003.27-9660.0126100.016.0
1984Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya30C69--3564485408400.9805.80-----97098.649.6
1984Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya303B1----1-1---------701.40.7
1984New York YankeesALMLBnya30C12--535-158581.0004.83-1712.511392.37.4
1984New York YankeesALMLBnya303B1---------------137.70.6
1985Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon31C44--2132362242236.9755.36------44100.031.0
1985Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya31C16--889219997.9806.06------1888.911.5
1985Montreal ExposNLMLBmon31C20--536-259591.0002.95-14766.7220100.012.4
MLB Totals for C - 7 season(s)-   C196--672761210760748.9843.82-943771.871960.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 6 season(s)-   C261--1308134362014781442.9765.52-----282610.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B2--4-2-64.6672.00------20.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1----1-1---------10.00.0
AA Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C168--985115241311241100.9796.55-----101680.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Bristol Red Sox EastAAbos24-113---------
1979Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos25-322--------
1979Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25-43---------
1980Midland Cubs TexAAchn26-55---------
1980Wichita Aeros AmerAAAchn26-7---------
1980Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26-19---------
1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27-55---------
1982Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin28-36---------
1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28-21---------
1983Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAcal29-57---------
1983California AngelsALMLBcal29-26---------
1984Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya30-69---1-----
1984New York YankeesALMLBnya30-12---1-----
1985Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon31-44---------
1985Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya31-16---------
1985Montreal ExposNLMLBmon31-20---------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1992Bluefield OriolesAppRkMinorbal38Manager623725.597--1 League Champions
1993Albany PolecatsSALAMinorbal39Manager1427171.50023.04 
1994Frederick KeysCaroA+Minorbal40Manager1377661.55517.52 
1995Frederick KeysCaroA+Minorbal41Manager1375879.42324.54 
* 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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1985-06-21ContractSigned as Free Agent by Expos. 
1985-05-25Released by Yankees. 
1983-12-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1983-11-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1983-01-10TradeTraded by Reds to Angels for John Harris. 
1980-10-17TradeTraded by Cubs to Reds for Jay Howell. 
1979-10-23TradeTraded by Red Sox with Cash to Cubs for Ted Sizemore. 
* 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
1985Montreal ExposTeam Payroll3160,000-51636-370,78060,00060,000
* 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