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Tommy ShieldsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1984-1994 MLB Years: 1993-1993
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PositionsSS-445, 3B-385, 2B-9, OF-3, 1B-2Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameThomas Charles Shields
Height6-0Weight180BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 14,1964 [53.308]PlaceFairfax,Virginia
High SchoolConestoga (Berwyn,PA)
CollegeUniversity of Notre Dame (South Bend,IN)

DraftedSelected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 15th round (368th overall) of the 1986 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 36th round (822nd overall) of the 1985 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutJuly 25,1992 [27.345]
OrganizationsBAL [3] PIT [3] CHN [2] Awards1
TBC Player ID17950Retrosheet IDshiet001MLBAM ID122152
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed62Power52Contact60XBH44RBIs53Runs59Hitting71Durability71Team.516Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1984Notre DameCollegeSo3b-2b194312725355101572201300000.276.374.331.705426147.307.055.252.33113.618.840.650.000.0017.14
1985Notre DameCollegeJr3b-2b2055187516043640132292000000.321.412.471.8838813216.335.150.364.39513.439.260.692.7831.1721.67
1986Watertown PiratesNYPLA-pit-ss2143153254461425156173671300.288.378.418.7966411181.345.130.301.3599.3919.892.122.2138.2525.00
1986Prince William PiratesCaroA+pit-ss21301121731711124191651100.277.354.384.738439128.313.107.214.3357.0312.501.780.78112.0029.03
1986Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         7326542751325371972652122400.283.368.404.77210720309.330.121.264.3498.4116.832.001.6253.0026.67
1988Salem BuccaneersCaroA+pit-ss2345156204950325103162461200.314.394.404.798638181.351.090.237.3658.8413.261.501.6652.0016.33
1988Harrisburg SenatorsEastAApit-ss235719830614222173142532110.308.361.379.740758218.343.071.162.3356.4211.471.790.9299.0013.11
1988Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1023545011092546176304993310.311.376.390.76613816399.347.079.195.3497.5212.281.631.2570.8014.55
1989Harrisburg SenatorsEastAApit-3b2412341766120134547175256292330.288.339.374.71315622456.326.086.175.3235.4813.602.481.1083.4018.33
1990Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-3b-ss251233804294203230127217226310.247.288.332.62012625412.298.085.153.2805.1017.483.430.49190.0026.60
1991Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-3b-ss26116412691191836521683273115310.289.354.391.74516127463.336.102.199.3386.9115.772.281.3068.6722.69
1992Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-3b27121431581302331059137307264415.302.352.439.79118936475.340.137.220.3576.3215.162.402.1143.1027.69
1993Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-ss28843144890161948106264662210.287.351.430.78113526350.310.143.239.3487.4313.141.772.5734.8928.89
1993Chicago CubsNLMLBchn13b-2b2820344610010021000001.176.222.206.4287136.250.030.088.2015.5627.785.000.000.0016.67
1994Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-ss2911132747861655339114360184409.263.375.388.76312726396.305.125.251.34710.8615.151.401.2665.4030.23
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter20344610010021000001.176.222.206.4287136.250.030.088.0005.5627.785.000.000.0016.67
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter8532900422824128234735211357233486732826814.284.350.393.74311391983260.325.109.208.0007.1514.912.091.4461.7024.03
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter55518642645199315322226039152323432116414.278.344.396.7407381402096.319.118.210.0007.2515.412.131.5358.2526.97
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter180615961811767682483987124440.294.346.376.72223130674.331.082.171.0005.7912.912.231.0487.8616.57
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter7526837801214371442540112300.299.378.396.77410617309.335.097.228.0008.0912.941.601.2967.0021.25
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter43153254461425156173671300.288.378.418.7966411181.345.130.301.0009.3919.892.122.2138.2525.00
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter98314769594655204493300000.303.397.414.81113019363.324.111.318.00013.509.090.671.6552.3320.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter20344610010021000001.176.222.206.4287136.250.030.088.0005.5627.785.000.000.0016.67
Average MLB - Per 162 games1622753249800800168100008.176.222.206.428578292.250.030.088.0005.5627.785.000.000.0016.67
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625518015624496721114492145523.284.350.393.74321638619.325.109.208.0007.1514.912.091.4461.7024.03

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1991Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-S/R26000.0021100102.01000210001.504.50--9.004.500.50--
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0021100102.01000210001.504.50--9.004.500.50--
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0021100102.01000210001.504.50--9.004.500.50--
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings000.00220110110001100220.01100002201100001.504.50--9.004.500.50--

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1986Watertown Pirates NYPLA-pit21SS43--741482026242222.9175.16------43100.055.1
1986Prince William Pirates CaroA+pit21SS30--5067416121117.9673.90------30100.021.6
1988Salem Buccaneers CaroA+pit23SS44--62112726181174.9613.95------4597.831.7
1988Harrisburg Senators EastAApit23SS55--781461235236224.9494.07------5796.539.9
1989Harrisburg Senators EastAApit243B101--701871912276257.9312.54------12382.172.7
1989Harrisburg Senators EastAApit24SS20--3341397774.9613.70------12316.314.4
1990Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit253B71--411161415171157.9182.21------12357.748.3
1990Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit25SS45--831431532241226.9385.02------12336.630.6
1990Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit252B1--31-1441.0004.00------1230.80.7
1991Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal263B68--5111099170161.9472.37------11658.647.2
1991Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal26SS46--721001324185172.9303.74------11639.731.9
1991Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal26OF2--6---661.0003.00------1161.71.4
1991Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal261B1--2---221.0002.00------1160.90.7
1992Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal273B121--842651727366349.9542.88------121100.084.0
1992Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal272B1--1---111.0001.00------1210.80.7
1993Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn28SS66--1211861655323307.9504.65------8478.645.8
1993Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn283B17--1040135150.9802.94------8420.211.8
1993Chicago CubsNLMLBchn282B7--612-318181.0002.57------2035.04.3
1993Chicago CubsNLMLBchn283B7--29-111111.0001.57------2035.04.3
1993Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28OF1---------------205.00.6
1993Chicago CubsNLMLBchn281B1---1--111.0001.00------205.00.6
1994Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn29SS96--1552501455419405.9674.22------11186.567.1
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B7--29-111111.0001.57------70.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B7--612-318181.0002.57------70.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1---1--111.0001.00------10.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 4 season(s)-   3B277--1865314154758717.9462.59------2770.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 4 season(s)-   SS253--4316795816611681110.9504.39------2530.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B2--41-1551.0002.50------20.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF2--6---661.0003.00------20.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--2---221.0002.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B101--701871912276257.9312.54------1010.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS75--1111871544313298.9523.97------750.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS74--1121791142302291.9643.93------740.00.0
A- Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS43--741482026242222.9175.16------430.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1986Watertown Pirates NYPLA-pit21----43------
1986Prince William Pirates CaroA+pit21----30------
1988Salem Buccaneers CaroA+pit23----44------
1988Harrisburg Senators EastAApit23----55------
1989Harrisburg Senators EastAApit24----20101-----
1990Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit25---14571-----
1991Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal26--1-4668---2-
1992Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal27---1-121-----
1993Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn28----6617-----
1993Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28--17-7---1-
1994Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn29----96------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1996Gulf Coast Orioles GCLRkMinorbal31Manager603624.6001.02 
1997Delmarva ShorebirdsSALAMinorbal32Manager1427765.5422.01 League Champions
1998Frederick KeysCaroA+Minorbal33Manager1406476.45722.04 
2002New Jersey CardinalsNYPLA-Minorsln37Manager763937.51310.03 
2003New Jersey CardinalsNYPLA-Minorsln38Manager733142.42515.05 
2004New Jersey CardinalsNYPLA-Minorsln39Manager754134.5472.52 
2006Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl41Assistant Minor League Field Coordinator1627983.48818.03Bobby Cox
2007Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl42Minor League Field Coordinator1628478.5195.03Bobby Cox
2008Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl43Minor League Field Coordinator1627290.44420.04Bobby Cox
2012Burlington RoyalsAppRkMinorkca47Manager664125.621--1 Lost in Finals
2013Burlington RoyalsAppRkMinorkca48Manager672938.43311.54 
2014Burlington RoyalsAppRkMinorkca49Manager682840.41212.05 
* 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

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2012Appalachian League Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1992-12-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1992-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1991-03-21TradeTraded by Pirates to Orioles for Tony Beasley. 
* 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
1993Chicago CubsTeam Payroll28130,000-6443028968,431109,000130,000
* 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