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Lance ParrishTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1974-1995 MLB Years: 1977-1995
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1st Round Draft Pick
World Series Champion

PositionsC-1839, DH-123, 1B-30, OF-6Position when DraftedIFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameLance Michael Parrish
Height6-3Weight220BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJune 15,1956 [61.313]PlaceClairton,Pennsylvania
High SchoolWalnut (Walnut,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Detroit Tigers [Team Picks] in the 1st round (16th overall) of the 1974 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 5,1977 [21.082]
OrganizationsDET [14] CAL [4] PHI [2] CLE [1] LAN [1] PIT [1] SEA [1] TOR [1] Awards11Awards Voting3-100
TBC Player ID16354Retrosheet IDparrl001MLBAM ID120248
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed37Power82Contact32XBH75RBIs73Runs48Hitting54Durability55Team.491Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1974BristolAppRk-18682534554111114620329200000.213.302.395.69710023285.287.182.316.32311.2332.282.883.8623.0042.59
1975LakelandFSLA+-19100341307515253700308500000.220.283.320.60310922371.279.100.188.2828.0922.912.831.3568.2029.33
1976MontgomerySouAA-20107340467592145500389500000.221.299.382.68113025378.264.161.274.31810.0525.132.503.7024.2933.33
1977Evansville TripletsAmerAAAdet-21115416741162122590225610530300.279.366.519.88521648478.315.240.375.38811.7221.971.885.2316.6441.38
1977Detroit TigersALMLBdet13c21124610920370051200002.196.275.435.71020551.194.239.348.3139.8023.532.405.8815.3355.56
1978Detroit TigersALMLBdet13c22852883763113144100117131108.219.254.424.67812228304.240.205.243.3033.6223.366.454.6120.5744.44
1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet13c231434936513626319656749105231215.276.343.456.79922548548.316.180.278.3558.9419.162.143.4725.9535.29
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet13c241445537915834624826431109323324.286.325.499.82427664592.317.213.273.3635.2418.413.524.0523.0440.51
1981Detroit TigersALMLBdet13c259634839851821046233452011616.244.311.394.70513730384.261.150.244.3178.8513.541.532.6034.8035.29
1982Detroit TigersALMLBdet13c2613348675138192328734409910255.284.338.529.86725753529.297.245.325.3787.5618.712.486.0515.1938.41
1983Detroit TigersALMLBdet13c27155605801634232711413441061013721.269.314.483.79729272663.280.214.283.3446.6415.992.414.0722.4144.17
1984Detroit TigersALMLBdet13c281475787513716233982341120226612.237.287.443.73025651629.241.206.275.3206.5219.082.935.2517.5237.23
1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet13c29140549641502712898264190235510.273.323.479.80226356600.280.206.273.3496.8315.002.204.6719.6137.33
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet13c3091327538461226200388351333.257.340.483.82315829374.276.226.343.36110.1622.192.185.8814.8634.52
1987Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi13c311304664211421017670147104113223.245.313.399.71218638518.279.154.253.3139.0720.082.213.2827.4133.33
1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi13c3212342444911721560004793205711.215.293.370.66315734478.237.155.267.2959.8319.461.983.1428.2737.36
1989California AngelsALMLBcal13c331244334810312117501142104214610.238.306.388.69416830482.272.150.247.3118.7121.582.483.5325.4729.13
1990California AngelsALMLBcal13c341334705412614024702246107502412.268.338.451.78921238523.299.183.281.3528.8020.462.334.5919.5830.16
1991California AngelsALMLBcal13c3511940238871201951013511750327.216.285.388.67315631445.253.172.256.3027.8726.293.344.2721.1635.63
1992California AngelsALMLBcal13c362483719204110052201111.229.270.398.66833690.259.169.229.2965.5624.444.404.4420.7531.58
1992Seattle MarinersALMLBsea3c3669192194511182111194810226.234.304.427.7318220214.268.193.292.3268.8822.432.533.7424.0044.44
1992Totals for AL-AL         932752664131123211247011337.233.294.418.71211526304.265.185.273.3177.8923.032.923.9522.9240.63
1993Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-c371133492001005430000.273.415.333.74811241.310.060.212.35812.209.760.800.000.0022.22
1993Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle13c371020241012104500002.200.333.400.7338224.214.200.450.33316.6720.831.254.1720.0050.00
1994Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-c3815516173015005700002.333.393.451.84423456.372.118.216.3758.9312.501.401.7951.0023.53
1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit5c384012610345031611182811115.270.363.381.744488147.323.111.254.33512.2419.051.562.0442.0023.53
1995Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor13c397017815369042200155216204.202.265.320.5855713202.258.118.202.2647.4325.743.471.9844.5036.11
MLB Totals - 19 Season(s)Filter1988706785617823052732410702837612152737235862197.252.313.440.75331136567797.276.188.274.0007.8519.582.504.1621.8136.81
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter4161434205346617562344216638860302.241.322.411.7335891241609.292.170.287.00010.3224.112.343.4825.6135.84
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter141500841422622696226611660302.284.372.500.87225054575.321.216.348.00011.4820.171.764.5219.2338.03
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter107340467592145500389500000.221.299.382.68113025378.264.161.274.00010.0525.132.503.7024.2933.33
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter100341307515253700308500000.220.283.320.60310922371.279.100.188.0008.0922.912.831.3568.2029.33
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter682534554111114620329200000.213.302.395.69710023285.287.182.316.00011.2332.282.883.8623.0042.59
Detroit Tigers Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter11464273577112320123212700223033484719133537116.263.317.469.78620064364674.280.206.283.0007.1518.122.544.5420.1638.82
California Angels Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter40013881473354016418234128350122101330.241.309.410.7195691051540.275.169.260.0008.3122.732.734.1621.6931.34
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter25389086205382321270194197318934.230.304.385.68934372996.259.155.260.0009.4419.782.103.2127.8135.12
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter69192194511182111194810226.234.304.427.7318220214.268.193.292.0008.8822.432.533.7424.0044.44
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7017815369042200155216204.202.265.320.5855713202.258.118.202.0007.4325.743.471.9844.5036.11
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4012610345031611182811115.270.363.381.744488147.323.111.254.00012.2419.051.562.0442.0023.53
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1020241012104500002.200.333.400.7338224.214.200.450.00016.6720.831.254.1720.0050.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625767014525226872350124325516.252.313.440.75325453635.276.188.274.0007.8519.582.504.1621.8136.81
Average Minor - Per 162 games162558801352432291216515120101.241.322.411.73322948627.292.170.287.00010.3224.112.343.4825.6135.84

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1977Detroit TigersALMLBdet21C12--766--82821.0006.83-2528.6112100.07.4
1978Detroit TigersALMLBdet22C79--3533955397392.9874.96-302455.658592.948.8
1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet23C142--70779910795786.9895.54-695754.82114399.388.2
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet24C121--5576668629623.9905.15-583661.71714484.074.7
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet24DH16---------------14411.19.9
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet241B5--421174443.9778.60------1443.53.1
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet24OF5--8---881.0001.60------1443.53.1
1981Detroit TigersALMLBdet25C90--4074036450447.9934.97-423356.079693.882.6
1981Detroit TigersALMLBdet25DH5---------------965.24.6
1982Detroit TigersALMLBdet26C132--6277688711703.9895.33-544654.01113399.281.5
1982Detroit TigersALMLBdet26OF1---------------1330.80.6
1983Detroit TigersALMLBdet27C131--6957348772768.9955.86-575451.41015584.580.9
1983Detroit TigersALMLBdet27DH27---------------15517.416.7
1984Detroit TigersALMLBdet28C127--72067711794787.9916.20-443853.71114786.478.4
1984Detroit TigersALMLBdet28DH22---------------14715.013.6
1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet29C120--6955359753748.9936.23-603761.9814085.774.5
1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet29DH22---------------14015.713.7
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet30C85--4834865537531.9896.25-393155.789193.452.5
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet30DH6---------------916.63.7
1987Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31C127--7246691799790.9896.22-1425472.41513097.778.4
1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi32C117--63973911721712.9886.09-1265071.61212395.172.7
1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi321B1--1--1111.0001.00------1230.80.6
1989California AngelsALMLBcal33C122--6386357706701.9935.75-742971.81212498.475.3
1989California AngelsALMLBcal33DH2---------------1241.61.2
1990California AngelsALMLBcal34C131--76088615854848.9936.47-625553.01213398.580.9
1990California AngelsALMLBcal341B4--342-636361.0009.00------1333.02.5
1990California AngelsALMLBcal34DH1---------------1330.80.6
1991California AngelsALMLBcal35C111--65857211717715.9976.44-533957.61911993.368.5
1991California AngelsALMLBcal35DH5---------------1194.23.1
1991California AngelsALMLBcal351B3--12---12121.0004.00------1192.51.9
1992Seattle MarinersALMLBsea36C34--1831214196195.9955.74-371374.036949.321.0
1992California AngelsALMLBcal36C22--107832118115.9755.23-221068.812491.713.6
1992Seattle MarinersALMLBsea361B16--933299896.9806.00------6923.29.9
1992Seattle MarinersALMLBsea36DH14---------------6920.38.6
1992California AngelsALMLBcal36DH2---------------248.31.2
1993Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan37C11--677--74741.0006.73-----211100.07.7
1993Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle37C10--4710316057.9505.70-12666.7310100.06.2
1994Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet38C10--605126665.9856.50------1566.77.0
1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit38C38--2251534243240.9886.32-221166.774095.033.3
1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit381B1--3-1-43.7503.00------402.50.9
1995Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor39C67--34641-73873871.0005.78-382758.597095.746.5
1995Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor39DH1---------------701.40.7
MLB Totals for C - 19 season(s)-   C1818--9647980941331072110627.9915.85-104365561.419218180.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 11 season(s)-   DH123---------------1230.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 6 season(s)-   1B30--1856423195191.9796.37------300.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF6--8---881.0001.33------60.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C21--1271212140139.9936.62-----2210.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1977Detroit TigersALMLBdet21-12---------
1978Detroit TigersALMLBdet22-79---------
1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet23-142---------
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet24-1215------516
1981Detroit TigersALMLBdet25-90--------5
1982Detroit TigersALMLBdet26-132-------1-
1983Detroit TigersALMLBdet27-131--------27
1984Detroit TigersALMLBdet28-127--------22
1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet29-120--------22
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet30-85--------6
1987Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31-127---------
1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi32-1171--------
1989California AngelsALMLBcal33-122--------2
1990California AngelsALMLBcal34-1314-------1
1991California AngelsALMLBcal35-1113-------5
1992Seattle MarinersALMLBsea36-3416-------14
1992California AngelsALMLBcal36-22--------2
1993Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan37-11---------
1993Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle37-10---------
1994Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet38-10---------
1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit38-381--------
1995Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor39-67--------1

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1984Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB28312131013000300000.250.250.583.8337212.250.333.3330.0025.000.008.3312.0066.67
1984Detroit TigersWorld SeriesMLB28518351012103200000.278.381.500.8819221.267.222.44414.299.520.674.7618.0040.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs312131013000300000.250.250.583.8337212.250.333.3330.0025.000.008.3312.0066.67
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs518351012103200000.278.381.500.8819221.267.222.44414.299.520.674.7618.0040.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1998San Antonio MissionsTexAAMinorlan42Manager1406773.4798.03 Lost in Semi-Finals
1999Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet43Bullpen Coach1616992.42927.53Larry Parrish
2000Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet44Bullpen Coach1627983.48816.03Phil Garner
2001Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet45Third Base Coach1626696.40725.04Phil Garner
2002Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet46Broadcaster16155106.34239.05Luis Pujols,Phil Garner-
2003Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet47Bullpen Coach16243119.26547.05Alan Trammell-
2004Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet48Bullpen Coach1627290.44420.04Alan Trammell-
2005Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet49Bullpen Coach1627191.43828.04Alan Trammell-
2006Ogden RaptorsPioRkMinorlan50Manager763739.4878.03 -
2007Great Lakes LoonsMidwAMinorlan51Manager1395782.41025.55 
2014Erie SeaWolvesEastAAMinordet58Manager1427171.5008.04 
2015Erie SeaWolvesEastAAMinordet59Manager1426478.45115.06 
2016Erie SeaWolvesEastAAMinordet60Manager1416279.44015.04 
2017Erie SeaWolvesEastAAMinordet61Manager1406575.4649.04 
2018West Michigan WhitecapsMidwAMinordet62Manager000.000--0 
* 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 [11]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1979American League Player of the Week (May 28-June 3)1
1980AL Silver Slugger Award (C)1
1982AL Silver Slugger Award (C)1
1983AL Silver Slugger Award (C) ... American League Gold Glove (Catcher)2
1984AL Silver Slugger Award (C) ... American League Gold Glove (Catcher) ... American League Player of the Week (June 18-June 24)3
1985American League Gold Glove (Catcher)1
1986AL Silver Slugger Award (C)1
1990AL Silver Slugger Award (C)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1996-01-04ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1995-11-02Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1995-04-22Sent to Blue Jays by Royals for future considerations. 
1995-02-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
1994-10-25Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-04-30Purchased by Pirates from Tigers. 
1994-02-14ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1993-05-30Released by Indians. 
1993-05-07Released by Dodgers. 
1993-05-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1993-01-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
1992-11-03Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1992-06-28ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mariners. 
1992-06-23Released by Angels. 
1988-10-03TradeTraded by Phillies to Angels for David Holdridge. 
1987-03-13ContractSigned as Free Agent by Phillies. 
1986-11-12Free 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
1985Detroit TigersTeam Payroll29766,667-94485++370,78060,000766,667
1986Detroit TigersTeam Payroll30850,000-97587++386,34760,0001,616,667
1987Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll311,000,000-59492++344,90660,0002,616,667
1988Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll321,000,000-62491++392,10762,5003,616,667
1989California AngelsTeam Payroll331,000,000-103587++429,80262,5004,616,667
1990California AngelsTeam Payroll341,916,667-35296++515,727100,0006,533,334
1991California AngelsTeam Payroll352,416,667-62592++742,231100,0008,950,001
1992California AngelsTeam Payroll362,416,667-114586++962,245109,00011,366,668
1992Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll362,416,667-114286++962,245109,00011,366,668
1993Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll37209,000-5162443968,431109,00011,575,668
1994Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll3850,000-85638-957,101109,00011,625,668
1995Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll39290,000-4241753999,520109,00011,915,668
* 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