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David PalmerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1976-1990 MLB Years: 1978-1989
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PositionsP-271Position when DraftedpPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDavid William Palmer
Height6-1Weight205BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 19,1957 [61.003]PlaceGlens Falls,New York
High SchoolGlens Falls (Glens Falls,NY)

DraftedSelected by the Montreal Expos [Team Picks] in the 21st round (489th overall) of the 1976 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 9,1978 [20.325]
OrganizationsMON [9] ATL [2] CLE [1] DET [1] PHI [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID16309Retrosheet IDpalmd001MLBAM ID120193
RelationshipsBrother of John Palmer
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts67Walks45Hittable62SO/BB57vsPower62Hitting32Durability47Team.486Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1976nullRk--Rel18057.2013013000045.0584936028440001.9111.60--5.608.801.57.000-
1977West Palm Beach ExposFSLA+mon-S/R19682.87251963000119.01204938444885001.389.080.303.336.662.00.429-
1978West Palm Beach ExposFSLA+mon-ST20421.94770300051.044231114581000.947.760.180.7110.2414.50.667-
1978Memphis ChicksSouAAmon-ST208103.051919010400130.01075744544784001.167.410.353.055.401.77.444-
1978Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST012122.732626013400181.015180556481365001.107.510.302.396.762.83.500-
1978Montreal ExposNLMLBmon46Rel20012.7951400109.29431270001.148.380.931.866.523.50.0003.10
1979Montreal ExposNLMLBmon46S/R211022.6436112521132122.211041361030722001.148.070.732.205.282.40.8333.35
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon46S/R22862.98241953100129.212453431130731201.198.610.762.085.072.43.5713.42
1981West Palm Beach ExposFSLA+mon-ST23000.82330000011.09110570001.277.36--4.095.731.40--
1981Memphis ChicksSouAAmon-ST2300--11000000.0011010000----------0.00--
1981Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST0001.64440000011.09220670001.367.36--4.915.731.17--
1982Memphis ChicksSouAAmon-ST24323.51990110051.0382120533442001.386.660.885.797.711.33.600-
1982Montreal ExposNLMLBmon46ST24643.1813130100073.2603426336466101.307.330.374.405.621.28.6003.46
1984Montreal ExposNLMLBmon46ST26733.84201911100105.01014545544660201.388.630.433.765.641.50.7003.39
1985Montreal ExposNLMLBmon46ST277103.71242310000135.212860565671069001.448.490.334.447.031.58.4123.08
1986Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl46ST2811103.65353502000209.21819885171021709001.357.770.734.387.301.67.5243.66
1987Greenville BravesSouAAatl-ST29100.0011000005.03000360001.205.40--5.4010.802.001.000-
1987Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl46ST298114.90282800000152.0169948317641115001.539.981.003.786.561.73.4214.12
1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi45ST30794.47222201100129.01296764848852001.379.000.563.355.931.77.4383.37
1989Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-ST31243.9310100000055.0493424323332001.318.020.493.765.401.43.333-
1989Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcle-ST31224.23871001038.0352118021283001.468.22--4.936.571.33.500-
1989Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST0464.0518171001093.0845542344615001.378.100.294.245.881.39.400-
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet16ST31037.79550000017.0251915111120002.0812.980.525.716.231.09.0004.03
1990Reno Silver SoxCalifA+--ST32103.37330000010.284406100001.316.75--5.068.441.671.000-
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter64593.78212176361041421081.010365154567843474834501.358.590.653.606.201.72.5200.76
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter27333.4399792017510515.04712601971821239617001.328.210.313.706.901.87.450-
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter464.0518171001093.0845542344615001.378.100.294.245.881.39.400-
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter12123.143030011500186.0148796510811286001.237.150.483.916.181.58.500-
A+ Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter11102.54383266000191.218177545591636001.258.500.232.777.652.76.524-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter057.2013013000045.0584936028440001.9111.60--5.608.801.57.000-
Montreal Expos Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter38263.26122863673142574.25322372093520937018501.288.300.553.265.771.77.594-
Atlanta Braves Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter19214.18636302000361.13501921683416628114001.438.700.854.136.991.69.475-
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter794.47222201100129.01296764848852001.379.000.563.355.931.77.438-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter037.79550000017.0251915111120002.0812.980.525.716.231.09.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13123.78433672130220.02101049216881527101.358.590.653.606.201.72.5200.76
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12143.43423487200220.0201111848901697001.328.210.313.706.901.87.462-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1978Montreal ExposNLMLBmon46p2051000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1979Montreal ExposNLMLBmon46p2136311100000011504001.032.063.032.0951036.063.000.032.0512.7841.6715.000.000.000.00
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon46p2225453920030021502000.200.234.244.47811249.300.044.089.2214.0830.617.500.000.0022.22
1982Montreal ExposNLMLBmon46p241324210000000703000.042.042.042.0841027.059.000.000.0380.0025.930.000.000.000.00
1984Montreal ExposNLMLBmon46p2620332510130001206000.152.152.273.4259239.200.121.121.1870.0030.770.002.5633.0040.00
1985Montreal ExposNLMLBmon46p2724361410000001005002.111.111.139.2505141.154.028.028.1110.0024.390.000.000.0025.00
1986Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl46p283566312301600117010001.182.194.273.46718477.229.091.106.2071.3022.0817.001.3066.0033.33
1987Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl46p2928484610150011508001.125.143.208.35110257.156.083.104.1541.7526.3215.001.7548.0033.33
1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi45p3022396104026000409001.256.256.513.76920648.242.257.256.3370.008.330.004.1719.5060.00
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter208323224812052300595047006.149.162.232.3947517375.193.083.099.0001.3325.3319.001.3364.6035.42
Montreal Expos Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter123170920401600359020003.118.133.159.292275193.173.041.059.0001.5530.5719.670.52170.0025.00
Atlanta Braves Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter631147184021100232018002.158.172.246.418286134.200.088.105.0001.4923.8816.001.4957.0033.33
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter22396104026000409001.256.256.513.76920648.242.257.256.0000.008.330.004.1719.5060.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16225217379041800474037005.149.162.232.3945813292.193.083.099.0001.3325.3319.001.3364.6035.42

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978West Palm Beach Expos FSLA+mon20P7--5122-1917.8952.43------7100.04.9
1978Memphis Chicks SouAAmon20P19--12262-4038.9502.00------19100.013.2
1978Montreal ExposNLMLBmon20P5-9-51-65.8331.000.56-----5100.03.1
1979Montreal ExposNLMLBmon21P36-1227171-2524.9600.670.20-----36100.022.5
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon22P24-1299262-3735.9461.460.27-----2596.014.8
1981West Palm Beach Expos FSLA+mon23P3--14--551.0001.67------3100.02.2
1982Memphis Chicks SouAAmon24P9--76--13131.0001.44------9100.06.3
1982Montreal ExposNLMLBmon24P13-73710111817.9441.310.23-----13100.08.0
1984Montreal ExposNLMLBmon26P20-1052013113433.9711.650.31-----20100.012.4
1985Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27P24-1351721133938.9741.580.28-----24100.014.9
1986Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl28P35-2091833-351511.0001.460.24-----35100.021.7
1987Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl29P28-152925123534.9711.210.22-----28100.017.4
1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi30P22-1291412122726.9631.180.20-----22100.013.7
1989Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet31P10--592-1614.8751.40------10100.06.9
1989Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle31P8--781-1615.9381.88------8100.05.6
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet31P5-17211-43.7500.600.18-----5100.03.1
1990Reno Silver Sox CalifA+-32P3--13-1441.0001.33------3100.02.2
MLB Totals for P - 10 season(s)-   P212-10801031631012276266.9641.250.25-----2120.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P18--12173-3229.9061.61------180.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P28--19322-5351.9621.82------280.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P13--719212826.9292.00------130.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978West Palm Beach Expos FSLA+mon207----------
1978Memphis Chicks SouAAmon2019----------
1978Montreal ExposNLMLBmon205----------
1979Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2136----------
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2224----------
1981West Palm Beach Expos FSLA+mon233----------
1982Memphis Chicks SouAAmon249----------
1982Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2413----------
1984Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2620----------
1985Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2724----------
1986Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2835----------
1987Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2928----------
1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3022----------
1989Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet3110----------
1989Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle318----------
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet315----------
1990Reno Silver Sox CalifA+-323----------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1989-10-26Released by Indians. 
1989-07-27ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1989-07-13Released by Tigers. 
1989-02-25ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1988-10-13Released by Phillies. 
1987-12-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Phillies. 
1987-11-09Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1986-12-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Braves. 
1986-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1986-02-13ContractSigned as Free Agent by Braves. 
1985-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* 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 Payroll27375,000-2751154++370,78060,000375,000
1986Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll28390,000-2941759++386,34760,000765,000
1987Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll29725,000-139581++344,90660,0001,490,000
1988Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll30675,000-164977++392,10762,5002,165,000
1989Detroit TigersTeam Payroll3162,500-69139-429,80262,5002,227,500
* 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