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Steve ShieldsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1977-1989 MLB Years: 1985-1989
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PositionsP-393Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameStephen Mack Shields
Height6-5Weight230BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 30,1958 [59.201]PlaceGadsden,Alabama
High SchoolHokes Bluff (Gadsden,AL)
CollegeRanger College (Ranger,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 10th round (247th overall) of the 1977 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Oakland Athletics [Team Picks] in the 22nd round (554th overall) of the 1977 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutJune 1,1985 [26.183]
OrganizationsBOS [7] ATL [3] KCA [1] MIN [1] NYA [1] SEA [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID17949Retrosheet IDshies001MLBAM ID122151
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts60Walks54Hittable40SO/BB62vsPower40Hitting2Durability59Team.506Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1977Elmira PioneersNYPLA-bos-S/R18164.1115105100281.07245373371086101.358.000.334.1112.002.92.143-
1978Winter Haven Red SoxFSLA+bos-S/R19331.941477100051.052141119343001.209.180.181.596.003.78.500-
1979Winston-Salem Red SoxCaroA+bos-ST201183.02242225000152.0149785198015213001.518.820.534.749.001.90.579-
1980Bristol Red SoxEastAAbos-Rel21564.86396331004113.012879617776311001.8110.190.566.135.020.82.455-
1981Bristol Red SoxEastAAbos-S/R225144.642915146082126.0136756510658713001.609.710.714.646.211.34.263-
1982Bristol Red SoxEastAAbos-S/R2310133.542923613310170.017210067117112513001.439.090.583.756.601.76.435-
1983Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-S/R244124.663613231091143.01719474126311511001.6410.760.763.977.241.83.250-
1984Richmond BravesILAAAatl-S/R25944.7539112810174110.0122695812391013001.469.980.983.198.262.59.692-
1985Richmond BravesILAAAatl-ST26672.64181808300133.01105339954883001.237.440.613.655.951.63.462-
1985Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl43S/R26125.1623617003068.0864639932296011.7411.381.194.243.840.91.3335.01
1986Richmond BravesILAAAatl-ST27982.59212016010149.013355435551249001.268.020.303.317.472.25.529-
1986Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl43Rel27007.11606002012.21310104760001.589.242.844.974.260.86-7.59
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca38Rel27002.0830300208.23321421000.813.121.044.152.080.50-5.19
1987Calgary CannonsPCLAAAsea-Rel28322.25160160014424.01676211151001.136.000.754.135.631.36.600-
1987Seattle MarinersALMLBsea40Rel28206.60200200010330.0432522712223001.8312.902.103.606.601.831.0005.64
1988Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-Rel29012.52170170012525.0287726231001.3610.080.722.168.283.83.000-
1988New York YankeesALMLBnya33,40Rel29554.37390390013082.0964440830553121.5310.490.873.286.011.83.5003.86
1989Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-S/R30224.95936005120.023131127180001.5010.350.903.158.102.57.500-
1989Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin36Rel30017.7911011002017.028181536122001.9614.541.563.126.232.00.0004.67
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter885.2610269600323217.0269146128329112615131.6411.051.323.745.181.38.5002.04
Minor League Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter68863.6830614815843667231297.2131268953085574105387101.459.100.593.987.301.83.442-
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter33363.5415665911635815604.06032982384423548428001.398.980.663.507.212.06.478-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter20334.2497445320396409.04362541932821327537001.599.590.624.686.051.29.377-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter14112.75382996000203.02019262108918616001.438.910.443.958.252.09.560-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter164.1115105100281.07245373371086101.358.000.334.1112.002.92.143-
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter554.37390390013082.0964440830553121.5310.490.873.286.011.83.500-
Atlanta Braves Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter125.4729623005080.29956491339356011.7111.051.454.353.900.90.333-
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter206.60200200010330.0432522712223001.8312.902.103.606.601.831.000-
Minnesota Twins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter017.7911011002017.028181536122001.9614.541.563.126.232.00.000-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter002.0830300208.23321421000.813.121.044.152.080.50--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings885.2610269600323220.0270147129329112715131.6411.051.323.745.181.38.5002.04
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12153.6852252771114220.022211790149717915001.459.100.593.987.301.83.444-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1983Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-p24362000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1984Richmond BravesILAAAatl-p25395000000000100000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
1985Richmond BravesILAAAatl-p26182000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1985Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl43p262318020000001600000.111.158.111.2692019.167.000.056.1325.2631.586.000.000.000.00
1986Richmond BravesILAAAatl-p272114000000000500000.000.000.000.0000014.000.000.000.0000.0035.710.000.000.000.00
1986Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl43p2761000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1987Calgary CannonsPCLAAAsea-p28161000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2919020000001700000.105.150.105.2552020.167.000.053.0005.0035.007.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter14524000000000800000.000.000.000.0000024.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter13024000000000800000.000.000.000.0000024.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Atlanta Braves Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2919020000001700000.105.150.105.2552020.167.000.053.0005.0035.007.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16210601100000063900000.105.150.105.255110112.167.000.053.0005.0035.007.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16227000000000900000.000.000.000.0000027.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Winter Haven Red Sox FSLA+bos19P14--341187.8750.50------14100.010.1
1979Winston-Salem Red Sox CaroA+bos20P24--7201314027.6751.13------24100.017.1
1980Bristol Red Sox EastAAbos21P39--5103-1815.8330.38------39100.028.1
1981Bristol Red Sox EastAAbos22P29--452-119.8180.31------29100.021.2
1982Bristol Red Sox EastAAbos23P29--1021633731.8381.07------29100.020.7
1983Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos24P36--9212-3230.9380.83------36100.025.9
1984Richmond Braves ILAAAatl25P39--2122-1614.8750.36------39100.028.1
1985Richmond Braves ILAAAatl26P18--212311714.8240.78------18100.012.9
1985Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl26P23-68661-1312.9230.520.18-----23100.014.2
1986Richmond Braves ILAAAatl27P21--1115112726.9631.24------21100.015.0
1986Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl27P6-1211--221.0000.330.17-----6100.03.7
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27P3-811--221.0000.670.25-----3100.01.9
1987Calgary Cannons PCLAAAsea28P16--432-97.7780.44------16100.011.3
1987Seattle MarinersALMLBsea28P20-3015--661.0000.300.20-----20100.012.3
1988Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya29P17--24--661.0000.35------17100.012.0
1988New York YankeesALMLBnya29P39-8298121817.9440.440.21-----39100.024.2
1989Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin30P9--42--661.0000.67------9100.06.3
1989Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin30P11-17-3-1331.0000.270.18-----11100.06.8
MLB Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P102-2171824234442.9550.410.19-----1020.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P156--3469102113103.9120.66------1560.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P97--19361136655.8330.57------970.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P38--10241424834.7080.89------380.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Winter Haven Red Sox FSLA+bos1914----------
1979Winston-Salem Red Sox CaroA+bos2024----------
1980Bristol Red Sox EastAAbos2139----------
1981Bristol Red Sox EastAAbos2229----------
1982Bristol Red Sox EastAAbos2329----------
1983Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos2436----------
1984Richmond Braves ILAAAatl2539----------
1985Richmond Braves ILAAAatl2618----------
1985Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2623----------
1986Richmond Braves ILAAAatl2721----------
1986Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl276----------
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca273----------
1987Calgary Cannons PCLAAAsea2816----------
1987Seattle MarinersALMLBsea2820----------
1988Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya2917----------
1988New York YankeesALMLBnya2939----------
1989Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin309----------
1989Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3011----------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1989-10-03Released by Twins. 
1989-03-20TradeTraded by Yankees to Twins for Balvino Galvez. 
1987-11-11ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1987-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1986-12-10TradeTraded by Royals with Mike Kingery and Scott Bankhead to Mariners for Rick Luecken and Danny Tartabull. 
1986-09-23TradeTraded by Braves to Royals for Darryl Motley. 
1983-10-26ContractSigned as Free Agent by Braves. 
1983-10-20Free 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

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll2660,000-51629-370,78060,00060,000
1986Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll2760,000-61432-386,34760,000120,000
1986Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll2760,000-61435-386,34760,000120,000
1987Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll2860,000-59535-344,90660,000180,000
1988New York YankeesTeam Payroll2962,500-60441-392,10762,500242,500
1989Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll30125,000-4762141429,80262,500367,500
* 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