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Erik PappasTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1984-1996 MLB Years: 1991-1994
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsC-954, OF-173, 1B-114, 3B-7, 2B-4Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameErik Daniel Pappas
Height6-0Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateApril 25,1966 [52.060]PlaceChicago,Illinois
High SchoolMount Carmel (Chicago,IL)

DraftedSelected by the California Angels [Team Picks] in the 1st round (6th overall) of the 1984 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1985-CAL-#3 ... 1986-CAL-#9
MLB DebutApril 19,1991 [24.359]
OrganizationsCAL [5] CHN [3] SLN [2] CHA [1] KCA [1] MIA [1] TEX [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID16325Retrosheet IDpappe001MLBAM ID120212
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed50Power62Contact59XBH67RBIs60Runs47Hitting50Durability58Team.501Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1984Salem AngelsNwstA-cal-c1856177244333115105312633100.243.363.311.674557215.278.068.271.32014.4212.090.840.47177.0016.28
1985Quad Cities AngelsMidwAcal-c19100317537684229166615633110.240.366.309.6759814385.285.069.293.31815.8414.550.920.52158.5018.42
1986Palm Springs AngelsCalifA+cal-c2074248406116253895565811410.246.382.387.7699623310.296.141.383.35118.0618.711.041.6149.6037.70
1987Palm Springs AngelsCalifA+cal-c211193955096203364166667703700.243.346.332.67813126471.289.089.281.31014.0116.351.170.64131.6727.08
1988Midland AngelsTexAAcal-c22832754076172438163295324400.276.345.396.74110923314.324.120.273.3359.2416.881.831.2768.7530.26
1989Charlotte KnightsSouAAchn-c-of2311935469106311164978665084210.299.419.528.94718748434.310.229.412.42315.2111.520.763.6922.1345.28
1990Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn22c-of2413140556101192165566658486310.249.362.425.78717237487.276.176.336.35713.3517.251.293.2925.3136.63
1991Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-c2588284417819174853454744330.275.378.423.80112027340.305.148.313.36113.2413.821.042.0640.5734.62
1991Chicago CubsNLMLBchn37c25717130002001500000.176.222.176.3983018.250.000.059.1915.5627.785.000.000.000.00
1992Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAcha-c26379817274041740141721200.276.371.439.810438117.291.163.347.36811.9714.531.213.4224.5029.63
1992Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-c-of264513818308111141252301210.217.333.312.6454310166.250.095.297.30215.0613.860.920.60138.0033.33
1992Totals for AAA-AAA         82236355712152881394022410.242.349.364.7138618283.267.122.318.32913.7814.131.031.7747.2031.58
1993Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-c27217119246141302111200000.338.427.6201.047441182.364.282.408.45313.4114.631.094.8817.7545.83
1993St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln12c2782228256312012813353500327.276.368.342.7107813266.318.066.211.32613.1613.161.000.38228.0020.63
1994Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-c286420633417273023294450305.199.309.354.6637316243.215.155.291.30011.9318.111.522.8829.4339.02
1994St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln12c28154484100500101310301.091.259.114.3735158.118.023.250.20417.2422.411.300.000.0025.00
1995Charlotte KnightsILAAAflo-c29122389488628310521076178614011.221.333.386.71915041461.249.165.329.32413.2316.921.282.1738.9047.67
1996Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-c30107330386815053638636913737.206.329.297.6269820404.240.091.267.29115.5917.081.101.2466.0029.41
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter104289347013013513465310628.242.342.298.6408614342.286.056.208.00013.4515.501.150.29289.0020.00
Minor League Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter116636875469132012585495108636226944334431123.248.359.385.74414193114429.281.137.318.00014.0415.671.121.9243.3834.06
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter615192127045510610542623430313374261624823.237.348.387.7357431702300.264.150.315.00013.6116.261.192.3535.5737.36
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2026291091824832087231195103108610.289.388.471.85929671748.316.182.351.00012.7013.771.082.6731.4539.01
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1936439015736581022511122135141110.244.360.353.71322749781.292.109.320.00015.6217.291.111.0280.3831.21
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter100317537684229166615633110.240.366.309.6759814385.285.069.293.00015.8414.550.920.52158.5018.42
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter56177244333115105312633100.243.363.311.674557215.278.068.271.00014.4212.090.840.47177.0016.28
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter97272336713013313454810628.246.349.305.6548314324.288.059.217.00013.8914.811.070.31272.0020.90
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter717130002001500000.176.222.176.3983018.250.000.059.0005.5627.785.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16245053109200255257283209312.242.342.298.64013422533.286.056.208.00013.4515.501.150.29289.0020.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162512761272831269159869665623.248.359.385.74419743615.281.137.318.00014.0415.671.121.9243.3834.06

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1989Charlotte KnightsSouAAchn-Rel23000.0010100101.00000100001.00----9.00--0.00--
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100101.00000100001.00----9.00--0.00--
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100101.00000100001.00----9.00--0.00--
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings000.002200220002200220.0000022000001.00----9.00--0.00--

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1984Salem Angels NwstA-cal18C52--40438206462442.9578.50-----265692.970.3
1985Quad Cities Angels MidwAcal19C100--632741911725706.9747.06------100100.071.4
1986Palm Springs Angels CalifA+cal20C70--4454853498493.9907.04-----137494.649.3
1987Palm Springs Angels CalifA+cal21C116--77582104867857.9887.39-----3711997.581.7
1988Midland Angels TexAAcal22C52--29840104348338.9716.50-----128362.738.5
1988Midland Angels TexAAcal221B24--16916214187185.9897.71------8328.917.8
1989Charlotte Knights SouAAchn23C46--2443262282276.9796.00-----211938.732.2
1989Charlotte Knights SouAAchn23OF45--5272-6159.9671.31------11937.831.5
1989Charlotte Knights SouAAchn231B21--981315112111.9915.29------11917.614.7
1989Charlotte Knights SouAAchn233B6--26--881.0001.33------1195.04.2
1989Charlotte Knights SouAAchn232B2--23--551.0002.50------1191.71.4
1990Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn24C66--3544312398397.9976.02-----413150.445.2
1990Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn24OF44--537226260.9681.36------13133.630.1
1990Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn241B31--17916118196195.9956.29------13123.721.2
1990Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn242B2--33--661.0003.00------1311.51.4
1991Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn25C59--3195465379373.9846.32-----48867.041.0
1991Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn25OF18--21---21211.0001.17------8820.512.5
1991Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn251B9--804-784841.0009.33------8810.26.3
1991Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25C6--351--36361.0006.00-4266.7-785.73.8
1992Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcha26C37--1811210-203193.9515.22-----337100.026.1
1992Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca26C25--1151632134131.9785.24-----54555.617.4
1992Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca26OF15--20---20201.0001.33------4533.310.4
1992Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca261B1--7--2771.0007.00------452.20.7
1993Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln27C21--13153-139136.9786.48------21100.014.6
1993St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27C63--2943265332326.9825.17-----38276.838.9
1993St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27OF16--37---37371.0002.31------8219.59.9
1993St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln271B2--6--1661.0003.00------822.41.2
1994Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln28C51--3192532347344.9916.75-----86479.735.9
1994Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln28OF8--7---771.0000.88------6412.55.6
1994Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln283B1----2-2---------641.60.7
1994Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln281B1--5---551.0005.00------641.60.7
1994St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28C15--804418884.9555.60-----115100.013.2
1995Charlotte Knights ILAAAflo29C75--3983784443435.9825.80-----512261.553.6
1995Charlotte Knights ILAAAflo291B23--18717122205204.9958.87------12218.916.4
1995Charlotte Knights ILAAAflo29OF21--3852-4543.9562.05------12217.215.0
1996Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex30C100--6565164713707.9927.07-----210793.569.4
1996Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex30OF6--4-2-64.6670.67------1075.64.2
1996Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex301B2--231-524241.00012.00------1071.91.4
MLB Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C84--40937106456446.9785.31-4266.74840.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF16--37---37371.0002.31------160.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B2--6--1661.0003.00------20.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 7 season(s)-   C434--2473243401927562716.9856.26-----314340.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF112--1431262161155.9631.38------1120.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 6 season(s)-   1B67--48138254521519.9967.75------670.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B2--33--661.0003.00------20.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1----2-2---------10.00.0
AA Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C98--54272166630614.9756.27-----14980.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B45--26729319299296.9906.58------450.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF45--5272-6159.9671.31------450.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B6--26--881.0001.33------60.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B2--23--551.0002.50------20.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C186--122013015713651350.9897.26-----501860.00.0
A Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C100--632741911725706.9747.06------1000.00.0
A- Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C52--40438206462442.9578.50-----26520.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1984Salem Angels NwstA-cal18-52---------
1985Quad Cities Angels MidwAcal19-100---------
1986Palm Springs Angels CalifA+cal20-70---------
1987Palm Springs Angels CalifA+cal21-116---------
1988Midland Angels TexAAcal22-5224--------
1989Charlotte Knights SouAAchn23-46212-6---45-
1990Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn24-66312-----44-
1991Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn25-599------18-
1991Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25-6---------
1992Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcha26-37---------
1992Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca26-251------15-
1993Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln27-21---------
1993St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27-632------16-
1994Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln28-511--1---8-
1994St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28-15---------
1995Charlotte Knights ILAAAflo29-7523------21-
1996Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex30-1002------6-

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2005Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex39Scout1627983.48816.03Buck Showalter-
2006Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex40Scout1628082.49413.03Buck Showalter
2007Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex41Scout1627587.46319.04Ron Washington
2008Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex42Scout1627983.48821.02Ron Washington
2009Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex43Scout1628775.53710.03Ron Washington
2013Peoria ChiefsMidwAMinorsln47Hitting Coach1376869.49619.54Dann Bilardello
2014Springfield CardinalsTexAAMinorsln48Hitting Coach1406872.4867.03Mike Shildt
2015Springfield CardinalsTexAAMinorsln49Hitting Coach1406476.4577.53Dann Bilardello
2016Frederick KeysCaroA+Minorbal50Hitting Coach1406872.48616.03Keith Bodie
* 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
1994-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1993-01-05ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
1992-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1992-07-09TradeTraded by Royals to White Sox for Jose Ventura. 
1991-12-02ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
1991-11-05Released by Cubs. 
1988-12-06Selected by Cubs from Angels in the minor league draft. 
* 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
1991Chicago CubsTeam Payroll25100,000-62030-742,231100,000100,000
1993St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll27109,000-75736-968,431109,000209,000
1994St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll28140,000-6272230957,101109,000349,000
* 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