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Rick PetersTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1976-1986 MLB Years: 1979-1986
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PositionsOF-680, DH-41, 2B-26, 3B-9Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRichard Devin Peters
Height5-9Weight170BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 21,1955 [62.243]PlaceLynwood,California
High SchoolManuel Dominguez (Compton,CA)
CollegeArizona State University (Tempe,AZ)

DraftedSelected by the Detroit Tigers [Team Picks] in the 7th round (161st overall) of the 1977 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Atlanta Braves [Team Picks] in the 12th round (267th overall) of the 1976 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Minnesota Twins [Team Picks] in the 18th round (419th overall) of the 1973 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutSeptember 8,1979 [23.292]
OrganizationsDET [5] OAK [4] Awards0Awards Voting1-3
TBC Player ID16537Retrosheet IDpeter001MLBAM ID120460
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Player Notes:   Member of the 1977 United States National Baseball team ... Topps All-Star Rookie (OF) in 1980
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed75Power36Contact77XBH36RBIs35Runs57Hitting77Durability51Team.509Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1976Arizona StateCollegeJrof20722888497118249184361600000.337.410.451.86113021324.352.114.288.39811.114.940.440.62144.0021.65
1977Arizona StateCollegeSrof21632267787167136496371900000.385.471.5311.00212024263.417.146.500.44414.077.220.510.38226.0027.59
1977Montgomery RebelsSouAAdet-2138108933210896191570000.306.440.343.783373134.355.037.241.37214.1811.190.790.000.009.09
1978Evansville TripletsAmerAAAdet-of221354639212828824825149252710400.276.401.384.78517838576.305.108.330.36515.979.030.570.35231.5029.69
1979Evansville TripletsAmerAAAdet-of231073878812417103423013763464300.320.436.439.87517030476.343.119.359.39915.977.140.450.63129.0024.19
1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet32dh-3b231219350002005301000.263.417.263.6805025.313.000.263.33720.0012.000.600.000.000.00
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet32of24133477791391972421375448672217.291.369.373.74217828546.319.082.208.3409.898.790.890.37238.5020.14
1981Detroit TigersALMLBdet32of256320726537301516292825128.256.351.319.6706610244.294.063.179.31411.8911.480.970.000.0018.87
1983Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-of27662325069931193615543332100.297.434.375.8098713292.342.078.401.37818.4911.300.610.34232.0018.84
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak8of275517820517002049122112502.287.327.326.653587198.315.039.079.2976.0610.611.750.000.0013.73
1984Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-of2874260388510433069323124200.327.402.431.83311217300.360.104.215.37810.6710.330.971.0086.6720.00
1985Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-of29126423731251762432818916249420.296.421.378.79916025531.339.082.322.36817.1411.680.680.38211.5020.00
1986Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-of30827981206206300200.296.400.481.88113335.308.185.481.37917.148.570.500.000.0037.50
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31of304438771001227700012.184.311.211.5228145.226.027.211.24815.5615.561.000.000.0014.29
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter307919135255341028020241071079158529.277.356.343.699315461058.309.066.177.00010.1110.111.000.19459.5018.04
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter55419003595728434111961367537023029291620.301.419.398.8177571292344.335.097.324.00015.789.810.620.47172.7322.55
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter51617923505398233111881276935121522291620.301.418.402.8207201262210.334.101.329.00015.889.730.610.50162.9123.38
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter38108933210896191570000.306.440.343.783373134.355.037.241.00014.1811.190.790.000.009.09
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter13551416118427153856710733500000.358.438.486.92425045587.380.128.381.00012.445.960.480.51171.3324.46
Detroit Tigers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2087031081972610259141388798133425.280.365.354.71924938815.312.074.201.00010.809.690.900.25351.5019.29
Oakland Athletics Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter99216275880021611192812514.269.324.306.630668243.301.037.102.0007.8211.521.470.000.0013.79
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624857113518514211135656584315.277.356.343.69916624558.309.066.177.00010.1110.111.000.19459.5018.04
Average Minor - Per 162 games162556105167251035740221086788510.301.419.398.81722138685.335.097.324.00015.789.810.620.47172.7322.55

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Evansville Triplets AmerAAAdet22OF116--198582211203.9621.75------13585.985.3
1978Evansville Triplets AmerAAAdet222B3---1--111.0000.33------1352.22.2
1978Evansville Triplets AmerAAAdet223B1--1---111.0001.00------1350.70.7
1979Evansville Triplets AmerAAAdet23OF79--120642130126.9691.59------10773.858.1
1979Evansville Triplets AmerAAAdet232B17--2745357572.9604.24------10715.912.5
1979Evansville Triplets AmerAAAdet233B5--411121615.9383.00------1074.73.7
1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet23DH3---------------1225.01.9
1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet233B3----2-2---------1225.01.9
1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet232B2--1---111.0000.50------1216.71.2
1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet23OF1--3---331.0003.00------128.30.6
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet24OF109--296171304297.9772.72------13382.067.3
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet24DH11---------------1338.36.8
1981Detroit TigersALMLBdet25OF38--103311107106.9912.79------6360.334.9
1981Detroit TigersALMLBdet25DH19---------------6330.217.4
1983Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak27OF65--16613-170167.9822.57------6698.545.8
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27OF47--141321146144.9863.06------5585.529.0
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27DH8---------------5514.54.9
1984Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak28OF71--185231190187.9842.63------7495.950.7
1984Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak282B1--12--331.0003.00------741.40.7
1985Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak29OF120--260891277268.9682.23------12695.284.5
1985Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak292B2---2--221.0001.00------1261.61.4
1986Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak30OF7--17---17171.0002.43------887.54.9
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30OF27--28---28281.0001.04------4461.416.7
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak302B1--11-1221.0002.00------442.30.6
MLB Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF222--5717103588578.9832.60------2220.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 4 season(s)-   DH41---------------410.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B3--21-1331.0001.00------30.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B3----2-2---------30.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF458--94622276995968.9732.11------4580.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 4 season(s)-   2B23--2850358178.9633.39------230.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B6--511121716.9412.67------60.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Evansville Triplets AmerAAAdet22---3-1---116-
1979Evansville Triplets AmerAAAdet23---17-5---79-
1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet23---2-3---13
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet24---------10911
1981Detroit TigersALMLBdet25---------3819
1983Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak27---------65-
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27---------478
1984Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak28---1-----71-
1985Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak29---2-----120-
1986Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak30---------7-
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30---1-----27-

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1990Auburn AstrosNYPLA-Minorhou34Manager773146.40320.04 
1991Burlington AstrosMidwAMinorhou35Hitting Coach1376770.48913.04Tim TolmanLost in Semi-Finals
1992Burlington AstrosMidwAMinorhou36Hitting Coach1364789.34643.57Steve Curry
* 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
1986-07-27Released by Athletics. 
1983-02-02ContractSigned as Free Agent by Athletics. 
1982-10-08Released by Tigers. 
* 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
1986Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll3060,000-61439-386,34760,00060,000
* 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