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Danny SheafferTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1980-1998 MLB Years: 1987-1997
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PositionsC-918, OF-145, 1B-103, 3B-78, LF-16, RF-9, 2B-4, DH-3, CF-2Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDanny Todd Sheaffer
Height6-0Weight185BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 2,1961 [57.129]PlaceJacksonville,Florida
High SchoolRed Land (Lewisberry,PA)
CollegeClemson University (Clemson,SC)

DraftedSelected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 1st round (20th overall) of the 1981 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsCharlie Wagner
MLB DebutApril 9,1987 [25.250]
OrganizationsBOS [8] SLN [4] COL [2] MIN [2] CLE [1] PIT [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID17900Retrosheet IDshead001MLBAM ID122094
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Player Notes:   First player ever drafted out of Harrisburg Area Community College in 1981
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed38Power41Contact80XBH44RBIs56Runs50Hitting53Durability53Team.491Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1980Clemson UniversityACCNCAA-1c1831809172204210000000.213.213.288.50123480.213.075.088.2210.000.000.000.000.0023.53
1981Elmira PioneersNYPLA-bos-c196219839579082920233813010.288.365.455.8209017225.322.167.293.37410.2216.891.653.5624.7529.82
1981Bristol Red SoxEastAAbos-c-of19812000001000300100.000.000.000.0000013.000.000.000.0000.0023.080.000.000.000.00
1981Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         7021039579083020234113110.271.345.429.7749017238.302.158.276.3539.6617.231.783.3626.2529.82
1982Winter Haven Red SoxFSLA+bos-c208226020654052522183714320.250.298.323.621849286.271.073.142.2806.2912.942.061.7552.0013.85
1983Winston-Salem Red SoxCaroA+bos-c2111238048105142156311365033810.276.337.442.77916831430.279.166.261.3468.3711.631.393.4925.3329.52
1984New Britain Red SoxEastAAbos-c2293303337310012722293101620.241.302.284.5868611339.260.043.139.2698.559.141.070.29303.0015.07
1985Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-c237724324639083300173522200.259.311.395.7069617266.272.136.206.3166.3913.162.063.0130.3826.98
1986Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-c2479265349016123096102413100.340.365.430.79511419280.367.090.140.3543.578.572.400.71132.5021.11
1987Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-c256924232621322256362901120.256.273.351.6248517250.283.095.132.2702.4011.604.830.80121.0027.42
1987Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29c2525665810150001401102.121.119.182.30112268.135.061.061.1290.0020.590.001.4766.0025.00
1988Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-c-1b26982993082171128206183238110.274.321.348.66910419329.303.074.181.3035.479.731.780.30299.0023.17
1989Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcle-of2710740162113262347612243917300.282.322.379.70115231436.304.097.142.3175.508.941.630.69133.6727.43
1989Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle34dh-3b27716110000002201000.063.167.063.2301019.071.000.125.12910.5310.531.000.000.000.00
1990Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-c-of285514423357021941111411110.243.299.333.632489158.256.090.188.2876.968.861.271.2772.0025.71
1991Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-c29933304610014214322263553310.303.360.367.72712117367.333.064.142.3317.089.541.350.27330.0017.00
1992Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin24c301164425412223455635213623430.276.309.380.68916832472.289.104.147.3094.457.631.711.0688.4026.23
1993Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol16c31822162660914322381512609.278.299.384.6838314233.276.106.139.3013.436.441.881.7254.0023.33
1994Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol16c324411011244011202101100002.218.283.282.565315120.235.064.136.2608.339.171.100.83110.0020.83
1995St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln12c3376208244810153000233800128.231.306.361.6677516232.259.130.240.2979.9116.381.652.1641.6033.33
1996St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln12c347919810459322033925340013.227.271.333.6046614214.251.106.152.2694.2111.682.780.9399.0031.11
1997St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln123b357613210335001110817141010.250.296.288.584385146.284.038.106.2675.4811.642.130.000.0015.15
1998Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-1b-c362561101320310009800004.213.314.393.70724570.200.180.328.31612.8611.430.894.2920.3338.46
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter389946872193851311068601225129244.232.278.323.601306561032.251.091.153.0005.8111.822.031.2672.7725.57
Minor League Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter1076358045598016414564365740248411203934144.274.321.374.69513402343921.294.100.175.0006.3210.481.661.4363.9323.88
AAA Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter71924273156801271227291503514225215281684.280.322.376.6989121662628.302.096.160.0005.409.591.771.0389.8924.41
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter101315337310012822293401720.232.291.273.5648611352.251.041.133.0008.249.661.170.28315.0015.07
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter194640681701822088335487471130.266.322.394.71625240716.276.128.213.0007.5412.151.612.7932.0023.53
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6219839579082920233813010.288.365.455.8209017225.322.167.293.00010.2216.891.653.5624.7529.82
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter31809172204210000000.213.213.288.50123480.213.075.088.0000.000.000.000.000.0023.53
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter23153844126244761434080482231.234.291.333.62417935592.263.099.175.0006.7613.512.001.1876.8627.78
Colorado Rockies Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1263263784131544251826126011.258.293.350.64311419353.262.092.138.0005.107.371.441.4265.2022.62
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter25665810150001401102.121.119.182.30112268.135.061.061.0000.0020.590.001.4766.0025.00
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter716110000002201000.063.167.063.2301019.071.000.125.00010.5310.531.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623943691162546232551254118.232.278.323.60112723430.251.091.153.0005.8111.822.031.2672.7725.57
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625396914825286696376236521.274.321.374.69520235590.294.100.175.0006.3210.481.661.4363.9323.88

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1991Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-Rel290018.0010100102.06440101003.5027.00--4.50--0.00--
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0018.0010100102.06440101003.5027.00--4.50--0.00--
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0018.0010100102.06440101003.5027.00--4.50--0.00--
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings0018.001100110001100220.066044044001100110003.5027.00--4.50--0.00--

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1981Elmira Pioneers NYPLA-bos19C40--2203552260255.9816.38-----56264.554.8
1981Bristol Red Sox EastAAbos19C3--151-116161.0005.33------837.52.2
1981Bristol Red Sox EastAAbos19OF2--1---111.0000.50------825.01.5
1981Bristol Red Sox EastAAbos192B1--12-1331.0003.00------812.50.7
1982Winter Haven Red Sox FSLA+bos20C64--31137142362348.9615.44-----48278.048.1
1982Winter Haven Red Sox FSLA+bos203B6--514212119.9053.17------827.34.5
1983Winston-Salem Red Sox CaroA+bos21C66--4174365466460.9876.97-----611258.947.1
1983Winston-Salem Red Sox CaroA+bos211B6--91--10101.0001.67------1125.44.3
1983Winston-Salem Red Sox CaroA+bos21OF3--1---111.0000.33------1122.72.1
1984New Britain Red Sox EastAAbos22C73--4274553477472.9906.47-----69378.552.1
1984New Britain Red Sox EastAAbos22OF14--1121-1413.9290.93------9315.110.0
1985Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos23C50--2891867313307.9816.14------7764.936.0
1986Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos24C78--3803956424419.9885.37-----47998.756.1
1987Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos25C56--2972354325320.9855.71-----36981.240.0
1987Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos251B6--488-256561.0009.33------698.74.3
1987Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos25OF2--11--221.0001.00------692.91.4
1987Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25C25--121531129126.9775.04-15671.4225100.015.4
1988Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos26C51--2562923287285.9935.59-----19852.035.9
1988Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos261B36--24426219272270.9937.50------9836.725.4
1988Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos263B7--6323119.8181.29------987.14.9
1988Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos26OF3--3---331.0001.00------983.12.1
1989Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle27OF77--133583146138.9451.79------10772.054.2
1989Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle27C23--10011-11111111.0004.83-----110721.516.2
1989Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle273B10--3621119.8180.90------1079.37.0
1989Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27DH3---------------742.91.9
1989Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle273B2---------------728.61.2
1989Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27OF1--4---441.0004.00------714.30.6
1990Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit28C23--11982-129127.9845.52-----25541.815.6
1990Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit28OF15--1522-1917.8951.13------5527.310.2
1990Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit281B5--29-133029.9675.80------559.13.4
1991Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin29C53--2862052311306.9845.77-----79357.038.4
1991Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin291B20--15717318177174.9838.70------9321.514.5
1991Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin29OF7--522-97.7781.00------937.55.1
1991Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin293B2----1-1---------932.21.4
1992Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin30C89--5676243633629.9947.07-----911676.761.8
1992Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin30OF18--16---16161.0000.89------11615.512.5
1992Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin301B3--224-326261.0008.67------1162.62.1
1993Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol31C65--3312825361359.9945.52-361570.668279.340.1
1993Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol311B7--64-110101.0001.43------828.54.3
1993Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol31OF2---------------822.41.2
1993Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol313B1---------------821.20.6
1994Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol32C30--1781612195194.9956.47-24972.724468.225.6
1994Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol321B2--4--2441.0002.00------444.51.7
1994Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol32OF1---------------442.30.9
1995St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln33C67--3603739400397.9935.93-----17688.246.9
1995St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln331B3--314-135351.00011.67------763.92.1
1995St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln333B1---2--221.0002.00------761.30.7
1996St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34C47--2572753289284.9836.04-----17959.529.0
1996St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln343B17--6171-2423.9581.35------7921.510.5
1996St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln341B6--11--111111.0001.83------797.63.7
1996St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34LF3--3---331.0001.00------793.81.9
1997St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln353B30--836224644.9571.47------7639.518.5
1997St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln35LF13--9---991.0000.69------7617.18.0
1997St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln35C9--191--20201.0002.22------7611.85.6
1997St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln35RF9--4---441.0000.44------7611.85.6
1997St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln352B3--33-2661.0002.00------763.91.9
1997St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln35CF2---------------762.61.2
1998Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln361B9--548-462621.0006.89------2536.06.3
1998Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln36C6--383--41411.0006.83------2524.04.2
1998Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln363B2---1--111.0000.50------258.01.4
MLB Totals for C - 6 season(s)-   C243--1266114142013941380.9905.68-753071.4122430.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 5 season(s)-   3B51--1455327269.9581.35------510.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B18--528-560601.0003.33------180.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF16--12---12121.0000.75------160.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF9--4---441.0000.44------90.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF4--4---441.0001.00------40.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH3---------------30.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B3--33-2661.0002.00------30.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF2---------------20.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 9 season(s)-   C429--2332213292625742545.9895.93-----274290.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF122--17310123195183.9381.50------1220.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 6 season(s)-   1B79--55463649623617.9907.81------790.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 4 season(s)-   3B21--910542419.7920.90------210.00.0
AA Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C76--4424654493488.9906.42-----6760.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF16--1221-1514.9330.88------160.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1--12-1331.0003.00------10.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C130--72880207828808.9766.22-----101300.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B6--514212119.9053.17------60.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B6--91--10101.0001.67------60.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF3--1---111.0000.33------30.00.0
A- Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C40--2203552260255.9816.38-----5400.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1981Elmira Pioneers NYPLA-bos19-40---------
1981Bristol Red Sox EastAAbos19-3-1-----2-
1982Winter Haven Red Sox FSLA+bos20-64---6-----
1983Winston-Salem Red Sox CaroA+bos21-666------3-
1984New Britain Red Sox EastAAbos22-73-------14-
1985Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos23-50---------
1986Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos24-78---------
1987Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos25-566------2-
1987Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25-25---------
1988Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos26-5136--7---3-
1989Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle27-23---10---77-
1989Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27-----2---13
1990Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit28-235------15-
1991Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin29-5320--2---7-
1992Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin30-893------18-
1993Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol31-657--1---2-
1994Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol32-302------1-
1995St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln33-673--1-----
1996St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34-476--173----
1997St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln35-9-3-301329--
1998Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln36-69--2-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1996St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB3423000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs23000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2000Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-Minorchn38Manager764036.526--1 Lost in Finals
2001New Haven RavensEastAAMinorsln39Manager1424795.33140.06 
2002Peoria ChiefsMidwAMinorsln40Manager1388553.616--1 League Champions
2003Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAMinorsln41Manager1436479.44817.03 
2004Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAMinorsln42Manager1447371.5078.02 
2005Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAMinorsln43Manager1437172.4973.53 
2006Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAMinorsln44Manager1445886.40318.03 -
2007Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAMinorhou45Coach1426181.43013.04None listed
2010Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou48Minor-league catching instructor1627686.46915.04Brad Mills
2011Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou49Minor-league catching instructor16256106.34640.06Brad Mills
2012Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou50Minor-league catching instructor16255107.34042.06Brad Mills,Tony DeFrancesco
2013Princeton RaysAppRkMinortba51Manager682543.36816.05 
2014Princeton RaysAppRkMinortba52Manager684028.588--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
2015Princeton RaysAppRkMinortba53Manager683731.5448.02 Lost in Finals
2016Princeton RaysAppRkMinortba54Manager673829.5673.52 Lost in Semi-Finals
2017Princeton RaysAppRkMinortba55Manager673136.46314.54 
2018Princeton RaysAppRkMinortba56Manager664422.667--1 Lost in finals
* 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
1994-12-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
1994-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1992-10-29ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rockies. 
1992-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1990-12-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Twins. 
1990-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1989-11-25ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1989-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-11-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1988-10-15Free 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
1987Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll2560,000-59533-344,90660,00060,000
1989Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll2762,500-69144-429,80262,500122,500
1993Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll31120,000-6902822968,431109,000242,500
1994Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll32185,000-5352441957,101109,000427,500
1995St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll33200,000-5012544999,520109,000627,500
1996St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll34335,000-3992056957,870109,000962,500
1997St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll35425,000-40320551,182,177150,0001,387,500
* 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