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Joel SkinnerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1980-1994 MLB Years: 1983-1991
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Rated Prospect

PositionsC-1216, OF-2, 1B-1Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJoel Patrick Skinner
Height6-4Weight204BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 21,1961 [57.270]PlaceLa Jolla,California
High SchoolMission Bay (San Diego,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 37th round (842nd overall) of the 1979 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1983-CHA-#1 ... 1984-CHA-#5 ... 1985-CHA-#7
MLB DebutJune 12,1983 [22.111]
OrganizationsCLE [6] CHA [5] NYA [3] PIT [2] Awards3
TBC Player ID18077Retrosheet IDskinj001MLBAM ID122298
RelationshipsSon of Bob Skinner
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed23Power65Contact20XBH59RBIs59Runs43Hitting50Durability44Team.514Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1980Shelby PiratesSALApit-c19100324367315272704257733000.225.287.349.63611324355.275.124.188.2907.0421.693.081.9746.2932.88
1981Greenwood PiratesSALApit-c2011742848114252116320279944420.266.313.411.72417638467.320.145.213.3285.7821.203.672.3638.9133.33
1982Glens Falls White SoxEastAAcha45c2112042249107116765103811512300.254.315.358.67315124466.330.104.197.3058.1524.683.031.5060.2922.43
1983Denver BearsAmerAAAcha-c221083615594155125011317914100.260.320.429.74915532398.303.169.255.3357.7919.852.553.0230.0834.04
1983Chicago White SoxALMLBcha12c22611230001000100002.273.273.273.5463011.300.000.000.2470.009.090.000.000.000.00
1984Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAcha-c2342141274060102710133111410.284.340.539.8797616160.288.255.355.3818.1319.382.386.2514.1040.00
1984Chicago White SoxALMLBcha12c23438041720031071900102.213.273.238.51119288.274.025.125.2407.9521.592.710.000.0011.76
1985Buffalo BisonsAmerAAAcha-c2411539047941301259004111540100.241.319.367.68614325436.311.126.231.3129.4026.382.802.7532.5026.60
1985Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22c24224491541150051301002.341.408.545.95324650.467.204.318.41810.0026.002.602.0044.0040.00
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22c25601491730514201094312102.201.250.329.5794910162.252.128.195.2605.5626.544.782.4737.2533.33
1986New York YankeesALMLBnya12c2554166643401170474000104.259.287.301.588505174.333.042.060.2674.0222.995.710.57166.0011.63
1986Totals for AL-AL         11431523739153714168312206.232.269.314.5839915336.297.082.124.2634.7624.705.191.4963.0020.55
1987Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-c2649178194310262701104411200.242.283.421.7047518192.285.179.230.3035.2122.924.403.1329.6741.86
1987New York YankeesALMLBnya12c2664139919403140084614209.137.187.230.417327154.174.093.151.1885.1929.875.751.9546.3336.84
1988New York YankeesALMLBnya12c2788251235715042300147206106.227.267.335.6028419272.301.108.163.2725.1526.475.141.4762.7533.33
1989Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle13c287917810411001131194211003.230.271.303.5745411189.296.073.124.2644.7622.224.670.53178.0026.83
1990Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle4c29491391635412160074400002.252.288.338.626477146.355.086.137.2844.7930.146.291.3769.5020.00
1991Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle4c3099284236914012402146714218.243.279.303.5828615305.312.060.102.2644.5921.974.790.33284.0021.74
1992Canton/Akron IndiansEastAAcle-c31820260015000300001.300.300.450.7509120.313.150.150.3370.0015.000.005.0020.0016.67
1993Canton/Akron IndiansEastAAcle-c32154661130250061601000.239.327.435.76220553.321.196.326.34011.3230.192.673.7723.0045.45
1994Charlotte KnightsILAAAcle-c33615141002002410003.267.389.333.7225118.364.066.200.34011.1122.222.000.000.0025.00
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter56414411193296231713637803874188140.228.269.311.580448821551.299.083.135.0005.1624.954.841.1084.7624.92
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter68023252905869917683305619358316161534.252.312.397.7099231842565.307.145.228.0007.5222.733.022.6534.1931.40
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter320108514927545740165229727386813.253.317.418.735454921204.301.165.254.0008.0622.672.813.3227.1333.45
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter143488571241461075104413413301.254.315.369.68418030539.329.115.207.0008.1624.863.051.8648.8024.19
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter217752841874041890245217677420.249.302.384.68628962822.301.135.202.0006.3321.413.382.1941.7833.16
Cleveland Indians Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter227601491452814531330153252113.241.279.311.59018733640.316.070.116.0004.6923.915.100.63150.2522.76
New York Yankees Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2065563811923085404291581104019.214.253.299.55216631600.282.085.129.0004.8326.335.451.3369.5026.05
Chicago White Sox Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter131284326511252920217613208.229.282.335.6179518311.293.106.187.0006.7524.443.621.6156.8027.69
Average MLB - Per 162 games16241434951815391223111152011.228.269.311.58012924446.299.083.135.0005.1624.954.841.1084.7624.92
Average Minor - Per 162 games162554691402441679114613944411.252.312.397.70922044611.307.145.228.0007.5222.733.022.6534.1931.40

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1980Shelby Pirates SALApit19C96--53663187617599.9716.24------10096.069.6
1981Greenwood Pirates SALApit20C112--76642225830808.9737.21-----1111795.777.8
1982Glens Falls White Sox EastAAcha21C119--726801211818806.9856.77-----512099.285.0
1983Denver Bears AmerAAAcha22C108--5505455609604.9925.59-----5108100.080.6
1983Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22C6--204112524.9604.00-2250.0-6100.03.7
1984Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAcha23C42--2552453284279.9826.64-----342100.027.3
1984Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23C43--1711121184182.9894.23-19676.0243100.026.5
1985Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcha24C114--623651013698688.9866.04------11599.180.3
1985Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24C21--9483-105102.9714.86-10662.5-2295.513.0
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25C60--2271534245242.9884.03-271171.1160100.037.0
1986New York YankeesALMLBnya25C54--2802265308302.9815.59-211656.8354100.033.3
1987Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya26C45--2262546255251.9845.58-----14991.832.1
1987New York YankeesALMLBnya26C64--2321842254250.9843.91-361767.9164100.039.5
1988New York YankeesALMLBnya27C85--3951645415411.9904.84-221264.718896.652.8
1988New York YankeesALMLBnya27OF2---------------882.31.2
1988New York YankeesALMLBnya271B1--1---111.0001.00------881.10.6
1989Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28C79--2802231305302.9903.82-411770.7579100.048.8
1990Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29C49--2221613239238.9964.86-201360.6349100.030.2
1991Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30C99--5043854547542.9915.47-542865.9699100.061.1
1992Canton/Akron Indians EastAAcle31C5--18---18181.0003.60------862.53.6
1993Canton/Akron Indians EastAAcle32C10--624116766.9856.60-----11566.77.2
1994Charlotte Knights ILAAAcle33C5--252-127271.0005.40------683.33.5
MLB Totals for C - 9 season(s)-   C560--2425170322626272595.9884.63-25212866.3225600.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF2---------------20.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 5 season(s)-   C314--1679170242818731849.9875.89-----93140.00.0
AA Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C134--806841312903890.9866.64-----61340.00.0
A Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C208--1302105401214471407.9726.76-----112080.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1980Shelby Pirates SALApit19-96---------
1981Greenwood Pirates SALApit20-112---------
1982Glens Falls White Sox EastAAcha21-119---------
1983Denver Bears AmerAAAcha22-108---------
1983Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22-6---------
1984Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAcha23-42---------
1984Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23-43---------
1985Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcha24-114---------
1985Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24-21---------
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25-60---------
1986New York YankeesALMLBnya25-54---------
1987Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya26-45---------
1987New York YankeesALMLBnya26-64---------
1988New York YankeesALMLBnya27-851------2-
1989Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28-79---------
1990Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29-49---------
1991Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30-99---------
1992Canton/Akron Indians EastAAcle31-5---------
1993Canton/Akron Indians EastAAcle32-10---------
1994Charlotte Knights ILAAAcle33-5---------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1994Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle33Roving Catching Instructor1136647.5841.02Mike Hargrove
1995Watertown IndiansNYPLA-Minorcle34Manager734627.630--1 League Champions
1996Columbus Red StixxSALAMinorcle35Manager1427963.556--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
1997Kinston IndiansCaroA+Minorcle36Manager1408753.621--1 Lost in Finals
1998Akron AerosEastAAMinorcle37Manager1418160.574--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
1999Akron AerosEastAAMinorcle38Manager1406971.49311.06 
2000Buffalo BisonsILAAAMinorcle39Manager1458659.593--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
2001Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle40Third Base Coach1629171.562--1Charlie ManuelLost in 1st Round (Mariners)
2002Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle41Manager1627488.45720.53 -
2002Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle41Third Base Coach1627488.45720.53Charlie Manuel,Joel Skinner-
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle42Third Base Coach1626894.42022.04Eric Wedge-
2004Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle43Third Base Coach1628082.49412.03Eric Wedge-
2005Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle44Third Base Coach1629369.5746.02Eric Wedge-
2006Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle45Bench Coach1627884.48118.04Eric Wedge
2007Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle46Third Base Coach1629666.593--1Eric WedgeLost in ALCS (Boston)
2008Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle47Third Base Coach1628181.5007.53Eric Wedge
2009Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle48Third Base Coach1626597.40121.55Eric Wedge
2010Akron AerosEastAAMinorcle49Manager1427171.50011.04 
2011Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak50Bench Coach1627488.45722.03Bob Geren,Bob Melvin
2012Charlotte KnightsILAAAMinorcha51Manager1448361.576--1 Lost in Finals
2013Charlotte KnightsILAAAMinorcha52Manager1436578.45521.53 
2014Charlotte KnightsILAAAMinorcha53Manager1446381.43812.04 
2015Charlotte KnightsILAAAMinorcha54Manager1447470.5144.03 
2018Rochester Red WingsILAAAMinormin57Manager1406476.45720.04 
* 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 [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1997Carolina League Manager of the Year1
2000International League Manager of the Year ... Minor League Manager of the Year2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1989-03-19TradeTraded by Yankees with Turner Ward to Indians for Mel Hall. 
1986-07-30TradeTraded by White Sox with Wayne Tolleson and Ron Kittle to Yankees for Bill Lindsey, carlos martinez and Ron Hassey. 
1982-02-02Selected by White Sox from Pirates in the player compensation pool draft. 
* 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
1985Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll2460,000-51638-370,78060,00060,000
1986Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll2575,000-5563020386,34760,000135,000
1986New York YankeesTeam Payroll2575,000-5562620386,34760,000135,000
1987New York YankeesTeam Payroll26110,000-3993043344,90660,000245,000
1988New York YankeesTeam Payroll27110,000-4742833392,10762,500355,000
1989Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll28200,000-3991650429,80262,500555,000
1990Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll29280,000-4021843515,727100,000835,000
1991Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll30610,000-3011058742,231100,0001,445,000
* 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