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Al OliverTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1965-1985 MLB Years: 1968-1985
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World Series Champion

PositionsOF-1376, 1B-733, DH-200Position when DraftedOF-1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameAlbert Oliver Jr.
Height6-0Weight195BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateOctober 14,1946 [72.127]PlacePortsmouth,Ohio
High SchoolPortsmouth (Portsmouth,OH)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1964 by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
MLB DebutSeptember 23,1968 [21.344]
OrganizationsPIT [13] TEX [4] MON [2] LAN [1] PHI [1] SFN [1] TOR [1] Awards11Awards Voting11-430
TBC Player ID16137Retrosheet IDoliva001MLBAM ID119983
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (1B) in 1969
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed59Power70Contact88XBH65RBIs83Runs57Hitting90Durability68Team.537Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1965GastoniaWcarA-18123515771591951071000000000.309.309.423.73221834515.295.114.115.3240.000.000.001.9451.5021.38
1966RaleighCaroA+-19117458661372541057000000000.299.299.437.73620039458.283.138.138.3230.000.000.002.1845.8028.47
1967RaleighCaroA+-2040145204344215000000000.297.297.421.7186110145.287.124.124.3190.000.000.001.3872.5023.26
1967MaconSouAA-203812618281214000000000.222.222.286.508364126.216.064.063.2270.000.000.000.79126.0014.29
1967Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         78271387156319000000000.262.262.358.6209714271.254.096.096.2760.000.000.001.1190.3319.72
1968ColumbusILAAA-211324736114922131474000000000.315.315.505.82023949473.294.190.190.3720.000.000.002.9633.7932.89
1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29of2148110000000400000.125.125.125.250108.250.000.000.1130.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1969Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit161b2212946355132192177085213813321118.285.333.445.77820638502.280.160.212.3454.187.571.813.3927.2428.79
1970Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit16of-1b231515516314933512831135351427810.270.326.414.74022850609.268.144.207.3275.755.751.001.9745.9233.56
1971Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit16of241435296914931714644327725210214.282.317.446.76323652573.298.164.217.3404.7112.572.672.4437.7934.90
1972Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit16of25140565881762741289243444517413.312.352.437.78924743612.318.125.182.3565.567.191.291.9647.0824.43
1973Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit16of26158654901913872099602252509118.292.316.463.77930365690.289.171.214.3463.197.542.362.9032.7034.03
1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit16of2714761796198381211851013358515120.321.358.475.83329361661.338.154.222.3764.998.771.761.6656.0930.81
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit16of28155628901763981884422573508319.280.309.454.76328565666.290.174.217.3413.7510.962.922.7034.8936.93
1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit16of29121443621432251261622629516713.323.363.476.83921139481.321.153.221.3785.416.031.122.4936.9227.27
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit16of3015456875175296198213164038428911.308.353.481.83427354622.301.173.238.3616.436.110.953.0529.8930.86
1978Texas RangersALMLBtex0of3113352565170355148989314121967.324.358.490.84825754568.326.166.223.3745.467.221.322.4637.5031.76
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex0of32136492691592841276453434417814.323.367.470.83723144538.325.147.213.3666.326.321.002.2341.0027.67
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex0of331636569620943319117573947518914.319.357.480.83731565709.318.161.218.3685.506.631.212.6834.5331.10
1981Texas RangersALMLBtex0dh34102421531302914553024282011017.309.348.411.75917334448.323.102.166.3395.366.251.170.89105.2526.15
1982Montreal ExposNLMLBmon01b3516061790204432221095261594141511.331.392.514.90631767687.337.183.287.3958.888.590.973.2028.0532.84
1983Montreal ExposNLMLBmon01b36157614701843838841344442131721.300.347.410.75725249664.312.110.179.3316.636.631.001.2076.7526.63
1984San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn01b379133927101192034222027100419.298.339.366.70512421360.324.068.127.3165.567.501.350.000.0020.79
1984Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi01b37289392970014127900024.312.360.387.747367100.345.075.140.3337.009.001.290.000.0024.14
1984Totals for NL-NL         11943236130262048342736100623.301.343.370.71316028460.328.069.130.3205.877.831.330.000.0021.54
1985Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan0of38357912050081051100103.253.294.316.61025585.290.063.139.2765.8812.942.200.000.0025.00
1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor0dh38611872047615230071310028.251.282.374.6567012195.249.123.160.2883.596.671.862.5637.4025.53
1985Totals for MLB-MLB         962662167111531101224101211.252.286.357.6439517280.261.105.154.2854.298.572.001.7953.2025.37
MLB Totals - 18 Season(s)Filter23689049118927435297721913268464535756821795119254.303.344.451.79540838259778.309.148.209.0005.477.731.412.2441.3230.08
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter4501717242516712837221000000000.301.301.439.7407541361717.285.138.139.0000.000.000.002.1546.4126.36
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1324736114922131474000000000.315.315.505.82023949473.294.190.190.0000.000.000.002.9633.7932.89
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3812618281214000000000.222.222.286.508364126.216.064.063.0000.000.000.000.79126.0014.29
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter157603861802981272000000000.299.299.433.73226149603.284.134.134.0000.000.000.001.9950.2527.22
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter123515771591951071000000000.309.309.423.73221834515.295.114.115.0000.000.000.001.9451.5021.38
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter13025026689149027656135717543426344361126246136.296.335.454.78922834675424.300.158.214.0004.858.171.682.4937.2331.34
Texas Rangers Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter534209428366813513493372021128150133253352.319.358.466.8249761972263.322.147.208.0005.666.631.172.1742.7329.49
Montreal Expos Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter317123116038881530193651051036273232.315.370.462.8325691161351.324.147.233.0007.777.620.982.2241.0329.90
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter9133927101192034222027100419.298.339.366.70512421360.324.068.127.0005.567.501.350.000.0020.79
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter611872047615230071310028.251.282.374.6567012195.249.123.160.0003.596.671.862.5637.4025.53
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter289392970014127900024.312.360.387.747367100.345.075.140.0007.009.001.290.000.0024.14
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter357912050081051100103.253.294.316.61025585.290.063.139.0005.8812.942.200.000.0025.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162619811883651591643752616817.303.344.451.79527956669.309.148.209.0005.477.731.412.2441.3230.08
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626188718626101380000000000.301.301.439.74027149618.285.138.139.0000.000.000.002.1546.4126.36

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit21OF1--3---331.0003.00------425.00.6
1969Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit221B106--86949887926918.9918.66------12982.265.4
1969Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22OF21--4211-4443.9772.05------12916.313.0
1970Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23OF80--136421142140.9861.75------15153.049.4
1970Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit231B77--58248768637630.9898.18------15151.047.5
1971Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24OF116--305462315309.9812.66------14381.171.6
1971Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit241B25--19211-162032031.0008.12------14317.515.4
1972Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25OF138-1223332451341336.9852.430.27-----14098.689.0
1972Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit251B3-2221--321211.0007.000.95-----1402.11.9
1973Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26OF109-96523859-252243.9642.230.25-----15869.067.3
1973Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit261B50-43145431442489485.9929.701.13-----15831.630.9
1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27OF98--284341291287.9862.93------14766.760.5
1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit271B49--41823328444441.9939.00------14733.330.2
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28OF153--380553390385.9872.52------15598.795.0
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit281B4--291-330301.0007.50------1552.62.5
1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29OF106--30145-310305.9842.88------12187.665.4
1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit291B3--26--526261.0008.67------1212.51.9
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30OF148--305661317311.9812.10------15496.191.4
1978Texas RangersALMLBtex31OF107--219831230227.9872.12------13380.566.0
1978Texas RangersALMLBtex31DH26---------------13319.516.0
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex32OF119--260972276269.9752.26------13687.573.5
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex32DH10---------------1367.46.2
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex33OF157--314992332323.9732.06------16396.397.5
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex33DH4---------------1632.52.5
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex331B1--1---111.0001.00------1630.60.6
1981Texas RangersALMLBtex34DH101---------------10299.096.2
1981Texas RangersALMLBtex341B1--2---221.0002.00------1021.01.0
1982Montreal ExposNLMLBmon351B159--128692199613971378.9868.67------16099.498.1
1983Montreal ExposNLMLBmon361B153--1207118139313381325.9908.66------15797.594.4
1983Montreal ExposNLMLBmon36OF1---------------1570.60.6
1984San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn371B82--665551150731720.9858.78------9190.150.6
1984Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi371B19--149528156154.9878.11------2867.911.7
1984Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi37OF5--41--551.0001.00------2817.93.1
1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor38DH59---------------6196.736.6
1985Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan38OF17--1322-1715.8820.88------3548.610.5
1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor381B1--3---331.0003.00------611.60.6
MLB Totals for OF - 16 season(s)-   OF1376-2188313665641432653201.9802.331.46-----13760.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 14 season(s)-   1B733-45359044336749964046337.9908.6513.99-----7330.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH200---------------2000.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit21---------1-
1969Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22--106------21-
1970Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23--77------80-
1971Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24--25------116-
1972Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25--3------138-
1973Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26--50------109-
1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27--49------98-
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28--4------153-
1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29--3------106-
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30---------148-
1978Texas RangersALMLBtex31---------10726
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex32---------11910
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex33--1------1574
1981Texas RangersALMLBtex34--1-------101
1982Montreal ExposNLMLBmon35--159--------
1983Montreal ExposNLMLBmon36--153------1-
1984San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn37--82--------
1984Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi37--19------5-
1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor38--1-------59
1985Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan38---------17-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1970Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB2328020001001000000.250.333.250.583209.250.000.12511.110.000.000.000.000.00
1971Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB24412230015001300000.250.308.500.8086113.250.250.3337.6923.083.007.6912.0033.33
1971Pittsburgh PiratesWorld SeriesMLB24519142002002500000.211.286.316.6026221.286.105.2119.5223.812.500.000.0050.00
1972Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB25520352113000400000.250.250.600.85012420.267.350.3500.0020.000.005.0020.0080.00
1974Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB27414120001002200000.143.250.143.3932016.167.000.14312.5012.501.000.000.000.00
1975Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB28311120012002000000.182.308.455.7635113.100.273.45515.380.000.007.6911.0050.00
1985Toronto Blue JaysChamp. SeriesMLB3858031003000000000.375.375.500.875418.375.125.1250.000.000.000.000.0033.33
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 6 yrs237371731315006900000.233.291.425.71631779.230.192.2747.5911.391.503.8024.3341.18
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs519142002002500000.211.286.316.6026221.286.105.2119.5223.812.500.000.0050.00

Awards [11]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1974National League Player of the Week (August 12-August 18)1
1975National League Player of the Week (June 30-July 6)1
1976National League Player of the Week (June 7-June 13) ... NL Player of the Month (June)2
1980AL Silver Slugger Award (OF) ... American League Player of the Week (September 15-September 21)2
1981AL Silver Slugger Award (DH) ... American League Player of the Week (May 25-May 31)2
1982National League Player of the Week (August 9-August 15) ... NL Player of the Month (June) ... NL Silver Slugger Award (1B)3

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1985-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1985-07-09TradeTraded by Dodgers to Blue Jays for Len Matuszek. 
1985-02-04TradeTraded by Phillies to Dodgers for Pat Zachry. 
1984-08-20TradeTraded by Giants with Renie Martin to Phillies for George Riley and Kelly Downs. 
1984-02-27TradeTraded by Expos to Giants for Max Venable and Fred Breining. 
1982-03-31TradeTraded by Rangers to Expos for Dave Hostetler and Larry Parrish. 
1977-12-08TradeTraded by Pirates with Nelson Norman to Rangers for Bert Blyleven and John Milner. 
1964-06-13ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 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
1985Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll38750,000-97484++370,78060,000750,000
1985Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll38750,000-97584++370,78060,000750,000
* 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