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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Stephen Mack Shields
Stat Years
1977-1989  [mlb] 1985-1989
Height/Weight
6-5 / 230
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (393)
Draft Position
SS-p
Born Date/Place
1958-11-30 in Gadsden, Alabama   [61.361]
High School
Hokes Bluff (Gadsden,AL)
Colleges
Ranger College (Ranger, Texas)
Draft
Selected by the Oakland Athletics in Round #22 (#554 overall) of the 1977 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1985-06-01 - Boxscore  (Age: 26.183)
Service Time
Organizations
BOS [7] ATL [3] SEA [1] NYA [1] MIN [1] KCA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 17949 ... retro id: shies001 ... mlbam id: 122151
Relations
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1977Elmira PioneersNYPLA-bos-181---164.1115101005281.07245373371086101.358.000.334.1112.005.002.92.143
    1977Minor Totals: BOSbyYearA-----181---164.1115101005281.07245373371086101.358.000.334.1112.005.002.92.143
    1978Winter Haven Red SoxFSLA+bos-192---331.941471007051.052141119343001.209.180.181.596.002.473.78.500
    1978Minor Totals: BOSbyYearA+----191---331.941471007051.052141119343001.209.180.181.596.002.473.78.500
    1979Winston-Salem Red SoxCaroA+bos-203---1183.02242250020152.0149785198015213011.518.820.534.749.004.621.90.579
    1979Minor Totals: BOSbyYearA+----201---1183.02242250020152.0149785198015213011.518.820.534.749.004.621.90.579
    1980Bristol Red SoxEastAAbos-214---564.86396100334113.012879617776311041.8110.190.566.135.026.290.82.455
    1980Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAA----211---564.86396100334113.012879617776311041.8110.190.566.135.026.290.82.455
    1981Bristol Red SoxEastAAbos-225---5144.642915608142126.0136756510658713021.609.710.714.646.215.361.34.263
    1981Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAA----221---5144.642915608142126.0136756510658713021.609.710.714.646.215.361.34.263
    1982Bristol Red SoxEastAAbos-236---10133.542923133160170.117210067117112513051.439.090.583.756.605.281.76.435
    1982Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAA----231---10133.542923133160170.317210067117112513051.439.100.583.766.615.291.76.435
    1983Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-247---4124.663613109231143.01719474126311511081.6410.760.763.977.245.921.83.250
    1983Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAAA----241---4124.663613109231143.01719474126311511081.6410.760.763.977.245.921.83.250
    1984Richmond BravesILAAAatl-258---944.7539111017284110.0122695812391013021.469.980.983.198.265.652.59.692
    1984Minor Totals: ATLbyYearAAA----251---944.7539111017284110.0122695812391013021.469.980.983.198.265.652.59.692
    1985Richmond BravesILAAAatl-269---672.64181883000133.01105339954883001.237.440.613.655.953.591.63.462
    1985Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl43269Log - Sp - Ext - Perf125.1623600317068.0864639932296011.7411.381.194.243.846.090.91.333
    1985Minor Totals: ATLbyYearAAA----261---672.64181883000133.01105339954883001.237.440.613.655.953.591.63.462
    1985MLB Totals: ATLbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf125.1623600317068.0864639932296011.7411.381.194.243.846.090.91.333
    1986Richmond BravesILAAAatl-2710---982.59212060110149.113355435551249021.268.020.303.317.473.312.25.529
    1986Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl432710Log - Sp - Ext - Perf007.11600026012.21310104760001.589.242.844.974.267.110.86.000
    1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca382710Log - Sp - Ext - Perf002.0830002308.23321421000.813.121.044.152.083.120.50.000
    1986Minor Totals: ATLbyYearAAA----271---982.60212060110149.313355435551249021.268.030.303.327.483.322.25.529
    1986MLB Totals: ATL-KCAbyYearMLB----272Log - Sp - Ext - Perf005.12900049021.316131251181001.286.822.134.693.415.550.73.000
    1987Calgary CannonsPCLAAAsea-2811---322.25160001416424.01676211151001.136.000.754.135.632.631.36.600
    1987Seattle MarinersALMLBsea402811Log - Sp - Ext - Perf206.60200001020330.0432522712223001.8312.902.103.606.607.501.831.000
    1987Minor Totals: SEAbyYearAAA----281---322.25160001416424.01676211151001.136.000.754.135.632.631.36.600
    1987MLB Totals: SEAbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf206.60200001020330.0432522712223001.8312.902.103.606.607.501.831.000
    1988Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-2912---012.52170001217525.0287726231001.3610.080.722.168.282.523.83.000
    1988New York YankeesALMLBnya33,402912Log - Sp - Ext - Perf554.37390001339082.1964440830553121.5310.490.873.286.014.811.83.500
    1988Minor Totals: NYAbyYearAAA----291---012.52170001217525.0287726231001.3610.080.722.168.282.523.83.000
    1988MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf554.38390001339082.3964440830553121.5310.520.883.296.034.821.83.500
    1989Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-3013---224.95930056120.023131127180021.5010.350.903.158.105.852.57.500
    1989Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin363013Log - Sp - Ext - Perf017.7911000211017.128181536122001.9614.541.563.126.239.352.00.000
    1989Minor Totals: MINbyYearAAA----301---224.95930056120.023131127180021.5010.350.903.158.105.852.57.500
    1989MLB Totals: MINbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf017.8911000211017.328181536122001.9914.741.583.166.329.472.00.000
    MLB Totals (6 yrs)885.2610260032963219.0269146128329112615131.6411.051.323.745.186.001.38.500
    American League Totals (4 yrs)765.157300027733138.317090791952919121.6111.081.243.395.935.871.75.538
    National League Totals (2 yrs)125.5029600523080.79956491339356011.7211.111.464.383.936.280.90.333
    Minor League Totals68863.6830614843667158231,297.71312689530855741053871261.459.100.593.987.314.781.83.442
    Minor: A- Totals164.1115101005281.07245373371086101.358.000.334.1112.005.002.92.143
    Minor: A+ Totals14112.75382960090203.02019262108918616011.438.910.443.958.254.082.09.560
    Minor: AA Totals20334.2597442039536409.343625419328213275370111.599.590.624.696.055.591.29.377
    Minor: AAA Totals33363.5515665163589115604.360329823844235484280141.398.980.663.507.214.442.06.478
    New York Yankees Totals (1 yrs)554.38390001339082.3964440830553121.5310.520.883.296.034.821.83.500
    Atlanta Braves Totals (2 yrs)125.5029600523080.79956491339356011.7211.111.464.383.936.280.90.333
    Seattle Mariners Totals (1 yrs)206.60200001020330.0432522712223001.8312.902.103.606.607.501.831.000
    Minnesota Twins Totals (1 yrs)017.8911000211017.328181536122001.9914.741.583.166.329.472.00.000
    Kansas City Royals Totals (1 yrs)002.2030002308.73321421000.853.291.104.392.203.290.50.000
    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 Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1977Elmira PioneersNYPLA-bos-18p---1150000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1983Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-24p---2362000000000000000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1984Richmond BravesILAAAatl-25p---3395000000000100000.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.00.000.0
    1985Richmond BravesILAAAatl-26p---4182000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1985Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl4326pL-S-E-P42318020000001600000.111.158.111.2691920.056.000.1675.2631.586.000.00.000.0
    1986Richmond BravesILAAAatl-27p---52114000000000500000.000.000.000.0001400.000.000.0000.0035.710.000.00.000.0
    1986Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl4327pL-S-E-P561000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    1987Calgary CannonsPCLAAAsea-28p---6161000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (2 yrs)2919020000001700000.105.150.105.2552020.053.000.1675.0035.007.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (2 yrs)2919020000001700000.105.150.105.2552020.053.000.1675.0035.007.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals14524000000000800000.000.000.000.0002400.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals13024000000000800000.000.000.000.0002400.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    Atlanta Braves Totals (2 yrs)2919020000001700000.105.150.105.2552020.053.000.1675.0035.007.000.00.000.0
    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 Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1978Winter Haven Red SoxFSLA+19P1400.0341187.8750.500.0010.1100.010
    1979Winston-Salem Red SoxCaroA+20P2400.07201314027.6751.100.0017.1100.08
    1980Bristol Red SoxEastAA21P3900.0510301815.8330.400.0028.1100.02
    1981Bristol Red SoxEastAA22P2900.04520119.8180.300.0021.2100.04
    1982Bristol Red SoxEastAA23P2900.01021633731.8381.100.0020.7100.03
    1983Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA24P3600.0921203230.9380.800.0025.9100.04
    1984Richmond BravesILAAA25P3900.0212201614.8750.400.0028.1100.03
    1985Richmond BravesILAAA26P1800.0212311714.8240.800.0012.9100.07
    1985Atlanta BravesNLMLB26P23068.066101312.9230.500.1814.2100.09
    1986Richmond BravesILAAA27P2100.01115112726.9631.200.0015.0100.08
    1986Atlanta BravesNLMLB27P6012.21100221.0000.300.163.7100.015
    1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLB27P308.21100221.0000.700.241.9100.013
    1987Calgary CannonsPCLAAA28P1600.0432097.7780.400.0011.3100.010
    1987Seattle MarinersALMLB28P20030.01500661.0000.300.2012.3100.011
    1988Columbus ClippersILAAA29P1700.02400661.0000.400.0012.0100.010
    1988New York YankeesALMLB29P39082.198121817.9440.400.2124.2100.04
    1989Portland BeaversPCLAAA30P900.04200661.0000.700.006.3100.017
    1989Minnesota TwinsALMLB30P11017.10301331.0000.300.186.8100.014
    MLB Totals - (P)102021818242310.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)15600346910211.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (P)9700193611311.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (P)3800102414211.0000.000.00---------
    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 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
    1978Minor14----------
    1979Minor24----------
    1980Minor39----------
    1981Minor29----------
    1982Minor29----------
    1983Minor36----------
    1984Minor39----------
    1985MLB23----------
    1985Minor18----------
    1986MLB9----------
    1986Minor21----------
    1987MLB20----------
    1987Minor16----------
    1988MLB39----------
    1988Minor17----------
    1989MLB11----------
    1989Minor9----------
    Totals393----------