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Dave ParkerHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1970-1991 MLB Years: 1973-1991
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Major Award Winner
World Series Champion
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PositionsOF-1867, DH-484, 1B-19, 2B-1Position when DraftedC-OFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDavid Gene Parker
Height6-5Weight225BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateJune 9,1951 [66.253]PlaceCalhoun,Mississippi
High SchoolCourter Tech (Cincinnati,OH)

DraftedSelected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 14th round (332nd overall) of the 1970 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutJuly 12,1973 [22.033]
OrganizationsPIT [14] CIN [4] OAK [2] CAL [1] MIL [1] TOR [1] Awards20Awards Voting9-1081
TBC Player ID16337Retrosheet IDparkd001MLBAM ID120225
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed63Power84Contact45XBH76RBIs85Runs64Hitting80Durability67Team.536Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1970GCL PiratesGCLRk--1961239347583641000000000.314.314.448.76210717239.296.134.134.3380.000.000.002.5139.8322.67
1971MonroeWcarA--207126849961641148000000000.358.358.571.92915331268.331.213.213.4170.000.000.004.1024.3632.29
1971WaterburyEastAA--203011410264107000000000.228.228.281.509325114.228.053.053.2290.000.000.000.000.0019.23
1971Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         101382591222051155000000000.319.319.484.80318536382.299.165.165.3610.000.000.002.8834.7329.51
1972SalemCaroA+--211355239116230622101000000000.310.310.516.82627058523.279.206.207.3740.000.000.004.2123.7735.80
1973Char., W.Va.ILAAA--22843094498207957000000000.317.317.515.83215936309.297.198.197.3690.000.000.002.9134.3336.73
1973Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39of22541391740914141122721012.288.308.453.7616314144.333.165.180.3381.3918.7513.502.7834.7535.00
1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39of2373220276210342933105330013.282.322.409.7319017233.356.127.173.3334.2922.755.301.7255.0027.42
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39of2414855875172351025101863889501418.308.357.541.89830270602.330.233.305.4016.3114.782.344.1522.3240.70
1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39of2513853782168281013901973080204616.313.349.475.82425551573.346.162.240.3725.2413.962.672.2741.3130.36
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39of261596371072154482188171958107704137.338.397.531.92833873706.378.193.281.4018.2215.161.842.9730.3333.95
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39of271485811021943212301172075792202238.334.394.585.97934074642.356.251.372.4248.8814.331.614.6719.3738.14
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39of28158622109193457259420467101909147.310.380.526.90632777707.333.216.349.3919.4814.291.513.5424.8839.90
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39of29139518711533111779107256920558.295.327.458.78523749550.311.163.216.3464.5512.552.763.0930.4732.03
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39of306724029621439486292520335.258.287.454.74110926254.254.196.250.3283.549.842.783.5426.6741.94
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39of3173244416619362975224510327.270.330.447.77710928270.306.177.275.3418.1516.672.052.2240.6742.42
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39of321445526815429412691292889006611.279.311.411.72222745586.311.132.188.3174.7815.193.182.0546.0029.22
1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin39of3315660773173280169411104189106108.285.328.410.73824944655.309.125.194.3266.2613.592.172.4437.9425.43
1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin39of34160635881984243412551352803042426.312.365.551.91635080694.312.239.309.3897.4911.531.544.9018.6840.40
1986Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin39of35162637891743133111616561261061618.273.330.477.80730465700.294.204.284.3468.0018.002.254.4320.5537.36
1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin39of3615358977149280269773441048061314.253.311.433.74425554647.265.180.261.3166.8016.072.364.0222.6536.24
1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak39dh-of371013774397181125501327000223.257.314.406.72015331411.286.149.231.3227.7917.032.192.9231.4231.96
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak39dh381445535614627022970038911081321.264.308.432.74023949600.277.168.237.3236.3315.172.393.6725.1433.56
1990Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil39dh39157610711763032192474110240141118.289.330.451.78127554669.309.162.225.3406.1315.252.493.1429.0530.68
1991California AngelsALMLBcal39dh4011946645108222115632299130339.232.279.358.63716735501.264.126.191.2855.7918.163.142.2042.3632.41
1991Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor39dh4013362124003014700000.333.400.444.84416440.414.111.194.38210.0017.501.750.000.0033.33
1991Totals for AL-AL         13250247120262115933339830339.239.288.365.65318339541.275.126.191.2936.1018.112.972.0345.6432.50
MLB Totals - 19 Season(s)Filter2466935812722712526753391493154113683153756186170209.290.339.471.810440594010184.314.181.258.0006.7115.092.253.3327.6034.66
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter3811453228457782148254000000000.315.315.496.8117211471453.291.181.182.0000.000.000.003.3030.2732.17
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter843094498207957000000000.317.317.515.83215936309.297.198.197.0000.000.000.002.9134.3336.73
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3011410264107000000000.228.228.281.509325114.228.053.053.0000.000.000.000.000.0019.23
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1355239116230622101000000000.310.310.516.82627058523.279.206.207.0000.000.000.004.2123.7735.80
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7126849961641148000000000.358.358.571.92915331268.331.213.213.0000.000.000.004.1024.3632.29
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter61239347583641000000000.314.314.448.76210717239.296.134.134.0000.000.000.002.5139.8322.67
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter1301484872814792966216675812370346777351377892.305.353.494.84723975245267.333.189.272.0006.5714.752.253.1529.2035.43
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter631246832769412971074322432193399130226366.281.334.469.80311582432696.296.188.263.0007.1614.802.073.9723.0735.01
Oakland Athletics Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2459309924345134152017016110101524.261.311.422.733392801011.281.161.234.0006.9215.922.303.3627.3532.92
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter157610711763032192474110240141118.289.330.451.78127554669.309.162.225.0006.1315.252.493.1429.0530.68
California Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11946645108222115632299130339.232.279.358.63716735501.264.126.191.0005.7918.163.142.2042.3632.41
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13362124003014700000.333.400.444.84416440.414.111.194.00010.0017.501.750.000.0033.33
Average MLB - Per 162 games162615841783552298107451014061114.290.339.471.81028962669.314.181.258.0006.7115.092.253.3327.6034.66
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626189719433920108000000000.315.315.496.81130763618.291.181.182.0000.000.000.003.3030.2732.17

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1973Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22OF39-263773318380.9642.050.30-----5472.224.1
1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit231B6--533-956561.0009.33------738.23.7
1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23OF49--101541110106.9642.16------7367.130.2
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24OF141--311792327318.9722.26------14895.387.6
1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25OF134--2941214-320306.9562.28------13897.182.7
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit262B1---------------1590.60.6
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26OF158--38926159430415.9652.63------15999.497.5
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27OF147--30212133327314.9602.14------14899.391.3
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28OF158--34115151371356.9602.25------158100.097.5
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29OF130--235149-258249.9651.92------13993.580.2
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30OF60--11017-118111.9411.85------6789.658.8
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31OF63--108251115110.9571.75------7386.338.9
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32OF142--282382293285.9732.01------14498.687.7
1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33OF151--296681310302.9742.00------15696.893.2
1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34OF159--32912101351341.9722.14------16099.498.8
1986Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin35OF159--278992296287.9701.81------16298.198.1
1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin361B9--764178180.9888.89------1535.95.6
1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36OF142--27813103301291.9672.05------15392.887.7
1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak37OF34--5833-6461.9531.79------10133.721.0
1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak371B1--52--771.0007.00------1011.00.6
1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak37DH61---------------10160.437.7
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak38DH140---------------14497.286.4
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak38OF1--2---221.0002.00------1440.70.6
1990Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil391B3--24-142524.9608.00------1571.91.9
1990Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil39DH153---------------15797.594.4
1991Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor40DH11---------------1384.66.8
1991California AngelsALMLBcal40DH119---------------119100.073.5
MLB Totals for OF - 17 season(s)-   OF1867-26337911431422740763934.9652.1114.96-----18670.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 4 season(s)-   DH484---------------4840.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B19--1589220169167.9888.79------190.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1973Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22---------39-
1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23--6------49-
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24---------141-
1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25---------134-
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26---1-----158-
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27---------147-
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28---------158-
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29---------130-
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30---------60-
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31---------63-
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32---------142-
1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33---------151-
1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34---------159-
1986Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin35---------159-
1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36--9------142-
1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak37--1------3461
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak38---------1140
1990Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil39--3-------153
1991Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor40----------11
1991California AngelsALMLBcal40----------119

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1974Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB2338010000000100000.125.125.125.250108.143.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00
1975Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB24310200000001300000.000.091.000.0910011.000.000.1009.0927.273.000.000.000.00
1979Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB28312240002102300000.333.429.333.7624014.444.000.25014.2921.431.500.000.000.00
1979Pittsburgh PiratesWorld SeriesMLB287292103004002700000.345.387.448.83513331.455.103.1726.4522.583.500.000.0030.00
1988Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB37412131000000400000.250.250.333.5834112.375.083.0830.0033.330.000.000.0033.33
1988Oakland AthleticsWorld SeriesMLB37415030000002400000.200.294.200.4943017.273.000.13311.7623.532.000.000.000.00
1989Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB38416230023000000000.188.188.563.7519216.071.375.3750.000.000.0012.508.0066.67
1989Oakland AthleticsWorld SeriesMLB3839221012000200000.222.222.667.889629.167.445.4440.0022.220.0011.119.00100.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 5 yrs175871110251031100000.190.230.310.54018361.200.120.1904.9218.033.673.2829.0027.27
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 3 yrs145341540160041300000.283.333.415.74822557.359.132.2087.0222.813.251.7553.0033.33

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1997Anaheim AngelsALMLBMLBana46First Base Coach1628478.5196.02Terry Collins
1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln47Hitting Coach1628379.51219.03Tony La Russa
* 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 [20]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1977National League Player of the Week (July 18-July 24) ... National League Gold Glove (Outfielder)2
1978NL Player of the Month (September) ... National League Most Valuable Player ... National League Gold Glove (Outfielder) ... National League Player of the Week (September 11-September 17) ... National League Player of the Week (August 7-August 13) ... NL Player of the Month (August)6
1979National League Gold Glove (Outfielder) ... MLB All-Star Game Most Valuable Player2
1985National League Player of the Week (April 29-May 5) ... National League Player of the Week (May 13-May 19) ... NL Silver Slugger Award (OF) ... NL Player of the Month (May)4
1986National League Player of the Week (September 1-September 7) ... NL Silver Slugger Award (OF)2
1989Edgar Martinez Award (Outstanding MLB DH)1
1990Edgar Martinez Award (Outstanding MLB DH) ... AL Silver Slugger Award (DH) ... American League Player of the Week (August 20-August 26)3

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1991-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1991-09-14ContractSigned as Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
1991-09-07Released by Angels. 
1991-03-14TradeTraded by Brewers to Angels for Dante Bichette. 
1989-12-03ContractSigned as Free Agent by Brewers. 
1989-11-13Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1987-12-08TradeTraded by Reds to Athletics for Tim Birtsas and Jose Rijo. 
1983-12-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1983-11-07Free 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
1985Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll34970,000-49293++370,78060,000970,000
1986Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll351,100,000-41295++386,34760,0002,070,000
1987Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll361,100,000-44294++344,90660,0003,170,000
1988Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll371,000,000-62291++392,10762,5004,170,000
1989Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll381,125,000-87790++429,80262,5005,295,000
1990Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll391,200,000-103586++515,727100,0006,495,000
1991California AngelsTeam Payroll401,600,000-144880++742,231100,0008,095,000
1991Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll401,600,000-144580++742,231100,0008,095,000
* 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