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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
William Oliver Ripken
Stat Years
1982-1998  [mlb] 1987-1998
Height/Weight
6-1 / 190
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
2B (1010) ... SS (426) ... 3B (98) ... 1B (13) ... DH (5)
Draft Position
P-SS
Born Date/Place
High School
Aberdeen (Aberdeen,MD)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Baltimore Orioles in Round #11 (#286 overall) of the 1982 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Jim Gilbert
MLB Debut
1987-07-11 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.207)
Service Time
Organizations
BAL [12] TEX [3] CLE [1] DET [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 17165 ... retro id: ripkb001 ... mlbam id: 121223
Relations
Brother of Cal Ripken, Uncle of Ryan Ripken, Son of Cal Ripken
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1982Bluefield OriolesAppRkbal-17ss-3b---127458111004008600000.244.358.267.62553121.200.023.28215.0911.320.750.00.009.1
    1983Bluefield OriolesAppRkbal-18ss---24815224336001372121310200.217.275.257.532167396.151.040.2347.197.781.080.00.0018.2
    1984Hagerstown SunsCaroA+bal-19ss---3115409489415324035366442010.230.298.296.59445112120.149.066.2687.9814.191.78204.50.4421.3
    1985Daytona AdmiralsFSLA+----20ss---467222235111001874222405110.230.298.279.5772506211.162.049.2568.809.601.090.00.0021.6
    1985Hagerstown SunsCaroA+bal-203b---414479120100021220000.255.300.298.59850141.021.043.2672.004.002.000.00.008.3
    1985Charlotte O'sSouAAbal-20ss---41851271003006401000.137.228.157.3855881.137.020.14910.346.900.670.00.0014.3
    1986Charlotte O'sSouAAbal-212b---51415305814220356294244717220.268.300.345.64556418328.132.077.2854.268.331.96106.00.8919.7
    1987Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-222b---674238326815001172212307000.286.344.349.6932668315.172.063.3167.898.651.100.00.0022.1
    1987Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3222bL-S-E-P65823427729022041212301103.308.363.372.7352578711.167.064.3338.178.951.10117.00.7815.3
    1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3,7232bL-S-E-P715051252106181234823363563014.207.260.258.51855913221.127.051.2315.9011.271.91256.00.3619.8
    1989Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3242bL-S-E-P811531831761122261222530195012.239.284.305.5893649715.132.066.2766.0414.562.41159.00.5519.7
    1990Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3252bL-S-E-P912940648118281338522843417127.291.342.387.72945615732.172.096.3196.149.431.54135.30.6627.1
    1991Frederick KeysCaroA+bal-262b---1014210001000100000.250.250.250.500410.000.000.3330.0025.000.000.00.000.0
    1991Hagerstown SunsEastAAbal-262b---1015130000100000000.600.600.6001.200530.200.000.6000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1991Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3262bL-S-E-P1010428724621110140115310112014.216.253.261.5143157512.094.045.2404.769.842.070.00.0019.4
    1992Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3272bL-S-E-P1111133035761504362318263102110.230.275.312.58736310319.133.082.2384.967.161.4482.51.1025.0
    1993Texas RangersALMLBtex3282b-ssL-S-E-P125013212254001102111945106.189.270.220.490153294.098.031.2197.1912.421.730.00.0016.0
    1994Texas RangersALMLBtex3293b-2bL-S-E-P13328192550062031101002.309.333.370.70385305.123.061.3573.5312.943.670.00.0020.0
    1995Buffalo BisonsAmerAAAcle-30ss---1413044851131341456642838268014.292.331.400.73149217939.174.108.3075.697.721.36112.00.8129.8
    1995Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle16302bL-S-E-P14817470023000300000.412.412.7651.17717132.353.353.4170.0017.650.008.511.7628.6
    1996Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3312b-3bL-S-E-P15571351931802120091811104.230.281.333.6141474510.170.103.2506.1212.242.0067.51.3632.3
    1997Texas RangersALMLBtex932ss-2bL-S-E-P16712031856913240193201507.276.300.374.6742187613.138.098.3064.1314.683.5667.71.3823.2
    1998Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-333b---17519361001002000002.316.381.368.7492171.158.052.3169.520.000.000.00.0016.7
    1998Detroit TigersALMLBdet1433ssL-S-E-P17277482030053251010102.270.321.311.63281233.122.041.3086.1712.352.000.00.0015.0
    MLB Totals (12 yrs)91227292876741216202292516174332187222381.247.294.318.6123015867147.138.071.2735.7711.011.91136.40.6621.8
    American League Totals (12 yrs)91227292876741216202292516174332187222381.247.294.318.6123015867147.138.071.2735.7711.011.91136.40.6621.8
    Minor League Totals64121702615591048112094023160222102813416.258.310.328.6382381712123.152.070.2816.729.321.39197.30.4622.0
    Minor: Rk Totals7519732447001772201910200.223.295.259.554220517.162.036.2449.098.640.950.00.0015.9
    Minor: A+ Totals197682821582642591011599167120.232.298.290.58875519832.144.058.2647.8112.051.54341.00.2620.2
    Minor: AA Totals16058661152213565104305118220.259.296.331.62762719429.133.072.2764.788.131.70117.20.8019.1
    Minor: AAA Totals2097058620550146813651612138016.291.337.382.71977926955.173.091.3106.557.831.20176.20.5126.8
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (7 yrs)72422222365411005151802011146257136515364.243.292.313.6052461696120.140.070.2685.9310.441.76148.10.6122.2
    Texas Rangers Totals (3 yrs)15341639106181341232362476015.255.296.325.62145613522.123.070.2895.0413.602.70138.70.6620.8
    Detroit Tigers Totals (1 yrs)277482030053251010102.270.321.311.63281233.122.041.3086.1712.352.000.00.0015.0
    Cleveland Indians Totals (1 yrs)817470023000300000.412.412.7651.17717132.353.353.4170.0017.650.008.511.7628.6
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1983Bluefield OriolesAppRkbal-181---000.0010001100.21000120003.0013.500.0013.5027.000.002.00.000
    1983Minor Totals: BALbyYearRk----181---000.0010001100.710001200010.0045.000.0045.0090.000.002.00.000
    Minor League Totals000.0010001100.710001200010.0045.000.0045.0090.000.002.00.000
    Minor: Rk Totals000.0010001100.710001200010.0045.000.0045.0090.000.002.00.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1982Bluefield OriolesAppRk172B100.02000221.0002.000.001.43.75
    1982Bluefield OriolesAppRk173B600.0560111111.0001.800.008.722.23
    1982Bluefield OriolesAppRk17SS1200.0811322219.8641.600.0017.444.44
    1983Bluefield OriolesAppRk183B600.0610221816.8892.700.008.612.55
    1983Bluefield OriolesAppRk18SS4200.0761352120232211.9095.000.0060.087.51
    1984Hagerstown SunsCaroA+192B1300.02131145352.9814.000.009.311.34
    1984Hagerstown SunsCaroA+19SS10400.01663272761520493.9484.700.0074.390.41
    1985Daytona AdmiralsFSLA+202B800.09270636361.0004.500.005.711.95
    1985Hagerstown SunsCaroA+202B100.03200551.0005.000.000.77.14
    1985Hagerstown SunsCaroA+203B1100.01135224846.9584.200.008.078.65
    1985Daytona AdmiralsFSLA+203B900.0128122120.9522.200.006.413.44
    1985Daytona AdmiralsFSLA+20SS5000.069163724239232.9714.600.0035.774.61
    1985Charlotte O'sSouAA20SS1800.018524107470.9463.900.0012.6100.03
    1986Charlotte O'sSouAA212B14100.03053952379723700.9685.000.0097.9100.01
    1987Rochester Red WingsILAAA222B7200.0153199951361352.9754.900.0051.897.31
    1987Rochester Red WingsILAAA22SS200.01101221.0001.000.001.42.75
    1987Baltimore OriolesALMLB222B5800.0133162353298295.9905.100.0035.8100.01
    1988Baltimore OriolesALMLB232B14900.030944012110761749.9845.000.0092.599.31
    1988Baltimore OriolesALMLB233B200.01000111.0000.500.001.21.35
    1988Baltimore OriolesALMLB23DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.79
    1989Baltimore OriolesALMLB242B11400.0255335981599590.9855.200.0070.499.11
    1989Baltimore OriolesALMLB24DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.914
    1990Baltimore OriolesALMLB252B12700.0250366884624616.9874.900.0078.998.41
    1991Hagerstown SunsEastAA262B100.02100331.0003.000.000.7100.05
    1991Baltimore OriolesALMLB262B10300.0201284775492485.9864.700.0063.699.01
    1992Baltimore OriolesALMLB272B10800.0217317466538534.9934.900.0066.797.31
    1992Baltimore OriolesALMLB27DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.21.88
    1993Texas RangersALMLB282B3400.05273116126125.9923.700.0021.068.02
    1993Texas RangersALMLB283B100.0111032.6672.000.000.62.05
    1993Texas RangersALMLB28SS1800.0274901276761.0004.200.0011.136.04
    1994Texas RangersALMLB291B100.05000551.0005.000.000.93.14
    1994Texas RangersALMLB292B1200.01626164342.9773.500.0010.537.54
    1994Texas RangersALMLB293B1800.0824143332.9701.800.0015.856.32
    1994Texas RangersALMLB29SS200.0000000.0000.000.001.86.33
    1995Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA302B400.013120225251.0006.300.002.83.15
    1995Buffalo BisonsAmerAAA30SS12600.01190389128015911579.99212.500.0087.596.91
    1995Cleveland IndiansALMLB302B700.0760113131.0001.900.004.987.53
    1995Cleveland IndiansALMLB303B100.0000000.0000.000.000.712.54
    1996Baltimore OriolesALMLB311B100.03001331.0003.000.000.61.84
    1996Baltimore OriolesALMLB312B3000.034573159491.9683.000.0018.552.62
    1996Baltimore OriolesALMLB313B2500.03380141411.0001.600.0015.443.93
    1997Texas RangersALMLB321B900.03440438381.0004.200.005.612.73
    1997Texas RangersALMLB322B2500.04078218120118.9834.700.0015.435.23
    1997Texas RangersALMLB323B1300.04120216161.0001.200.008.018.33
    1997Texas RangersALMLB32SS3100.03864315105102.9713.300.0019.143.73
    1998Toledo Mud HensILAAA333B400.03120115151.0003.800.002.880.06
    1998Detroit TigersALMLB331B200.05000551.0002.500.001.27.45
    1998Detroit TigersALMLB332B200.02201441.0002.000.001.27.44
    1998Detroit TigersALMLB333B200.02501771.0003.500.001.27.44
    1998Detroit TigersALMLB33SS2100.023526118175.9263.600.0013.077.83
    1998Detroit TigersALMLB33DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.63.716
    MLB Totals - (1B)13004740551511.0003.900.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (2B)76900151621465052637123662.9874.800.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)620019802810199.9801.600.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (SS)720088165938262253.9663.500.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)500000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (2B)7600166211953386377.9775.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)4003120115151.0003.800.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (SS)128001191390128115931581.99212.400.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (2B)142003073962379726703.9685.000.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (SS)180018524107470.9463.900.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (2B)220033601109493.9894.200.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (3B)20002343346966.9573.300.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (SS)154002354903485759725.9554.700.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (2B)1002000221.0002.000.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (3B)12001116232927.9312.300.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (SS)5400841462422254230.9064.300.000.00.00
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    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1982Minor---1612-----
    1983Minor----642-----
    1984Minor---13-104-----
    1985Minor---92068-----
    1986Minor---141-------
    1987MLB---58-------
    1987Minor---72-2-----
    1988MLB---1492-----1
    1989MLB---114------1
    1990MLB---127-------
    1991MLB---103-------
    1991Minor---1-------
    1992MLB---108------2
    1993MLB---34118-----
    1994MLB--112182-----
    1995MLB---71------
    1995Minor---4-126-----
    1996MLB--13025------
    1997MLB--9251331-----
    1998MLB--22221----1
    1998Minor----4------
    Totals--13101098426----5