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Don SlaughtTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1979-1997 MLB Years: 1982-1997
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Rated Prospect

PositionsC-1420, DH-15, 1B-4, 3B-1Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDonald Martin Slaught
Height6-1Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 11,1958 [59.285]PlaceLong Beach,California
High SchoolPalos Verdes Peninsula (Rollings Hills Estates,CA)
CollegeUCLA (Los Angeles,CA), El Camino College (Torrance,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Kansas City Royals [Team Picks] in the 7th round (172nd overall) of the 1980 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Milwaukee Brewers [Team Picks] in the 20th round (517th overall) of the 1979 Amateur Entry Draft
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1983-KCA-#1
MLB DebutJuly 6,1982 [23.298]
OrganizationsPIT [6] KCA [5] TEX [3] NYA [2] CHA [1] SDN [1] CAL [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID18092Retrosheet IDslaud001MLBAM ID122317
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed41Power55Contact74XBH52RBIs51Runs31Hitting73Durability46Team.515Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1979UCLACollegeJrc2045152386515174140191200000.428.491.6781.16910323171.436.250.401.51011.117.020.634.0921.7135.38
1980UCLACollegeSrc2153212286273434103181100000.292.348.410.7588714230.294.118.236.3437.834.780.611.7453.0022.58
1980Fort Myers RoyalsFSLA+kca-c215017613409021632161103200.227.289.313.6025511197.230.086.182.2778.125.580.691.0288.0027.50
1981Jacksonville SunsSouAAkca-c2296379451272126441311324435010.335.391.449.84017029419.368.114.203.3847.6410.501.381.4363.1722.83
1981Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-c22227110214028314713000.296.342.437.77931679.306.141.225.3565.068.861.752.5335.5028.57
1981Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         118450551482528521612365148010.329.384.447.83120135498.358.118.207.3797.2310.241.421.6156.2523.65
1982Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-c235320629551014166382103210.267.292.383.6757915219.279.116.170.2993.659.592.631.8351.5027.27
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca7c2343115143260380091202003.278.331.409.740479126.290.131.209.3337.149.521.332.3838.3328.13
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca7c2483276218613402831112701208.312.336.388.72410717290.343.076.123.3243.799.312.450.000.0019.77
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca7c251244094810827444200205528748.264.297.379.67615535446.291.115.164.2984.4812.332.750.90102.2532.41
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex4c26102343349617483554204161018.280.331.423.75414529370.299.143.204.3355.4111.082.052.1642.8830.21
1986Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-c27312241001000300000.333.333.417.7505112.444.084.083.3320.0025.000.000.000.0025.00
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex4c27953143983171134632165953308.264.308.449.75714131341.286.185.239.3334.6917.303.693.8124.1537.35
1987Texas RangersALMLBtex4c2895237255315281603245114037.224.298.405.7039625266.253.181.270.3049.0219.172.133.0129.6347.17
1988New York YankeesALMLBnya11c29973223391251943102454354310.283.334.450.78414535358.312.167.245.3466.7015.082.252.5135.7838.46
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya11c30117350348821353811305752539.251.315.371.68613029392.283.120.206.3097.6514.541.901.2870.0032.95
1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit11c3184230276918342901272733422.300.375.457.83210525267.320.157.270.36910.1110.111.001.5057.5036.23
1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit11c3277220196517112910213235116.295.363.395.7588719250.340.100.200.3448.4012.801.520.40220.0029.23
1992Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-c3326120001000000000.333.333.333.666206.333.000.000.3040.000.000.000.000.000.00
1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit11c3387255268817343722172326556.345.384.482.86612324285.361.137.204.3815.968.071.351.4063.7527.27
1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit11c34116377341131921055212956644213.300.356.440.79616631420.327.140.220.3536.9013.331.932.3837.7027.43
1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit11c357624021697022100343131125.288.381.342.723829279.322.054.196.33312.1911.110.910.72120.0013.04
1995Carolina MudcatsSouAApit-c36312131001000300000.250.250.333.5834112.333.083.083.2560.0025.000.000.000.0033.33
1995Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit11c3635112133460013009811025.304.361.357.718406123.327.053.134.3227.326.500.890.000.0017.65
1996California AngelsALMLBcal11c3762207236790632001320202012.324.366.454.8209415224.333.130.193.3615.808.931.542.6834.5022.39
1996Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29c371436291004002201004.250.289.278.56710139.265.028.083.2605.135.131.000.000.0011.11
1996Totals for AL-AL         762432576100636001522212016.313.355.428.78310416263.323.115.177.3465.708.371.472.2840.5021.05
1997San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn14c382020200000005401001.000.200.000.2000026.000.000.250.14319.2315.380.800.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter1327406341511512352877476181531155942483828115.283.338.412.75016733404502.310.129.206.0006.9112.421.801.7152.7729.54
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter229862101252463148725176089414420.292.340.401.74134663944.312.109.188.0006.369.431.481.4861.5725.00
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter80295428215162694123116210.278.306.397.70311722316.292.119.176.0003.809.812.581.9049.1726.83
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter99391461302226451311324735010.332.387.445.83217430431.367.113.199.0007.4210.901.471.3965.1723.08
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5017613409021632161103200.227.289.313.6025511197.230.086.182.0008.125.580.691.0288.0027.50
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter98364661272241175143372300000.349.409.522.93119037401.352.173.305.0009.235.740.622.7433.0929.13
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter475143414043884921184541371771820151437.305.370.421.7916031141624.333.116.211.0008.4410.901.291.2968.2926.03
Texas Rangers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter29289498232497299789601511283423.260.314.427.74138285977.283.167.234.0006.1415.462.522.9730.8336.64
Kansas City Royals Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter250800832264687783140942119419.283.315.386.70130961862.309.103.156.0004.6410.902.350.81114.2926.99
New York Yankees Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2146726717946414812154111879619.266.324.409.73327564750.297.143.225.0007.2014.802.061.8748.0035.75
California Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter62207236790632001320202012.324.366.454.8209415224.333.130.193.0005.808.931.542.6834.5022.39
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1436291004002201004.250.289.278.56710139.265.028.083.0005.135.131.000.000.0011.11
San Diego Padres Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2020200000005401001.000.200.000.2000026.000.000.250.00019.2315.380.800.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16249651141293958223868565314.283.338.412.75020442550.310.129.206.0006.9112.421.801.7152.7729.54
Average Minor - Per 162 games16261071178332106218124263310310.292.340.401.74124545668.312.109.188.0006.369.431.481.4861.5725.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1980Fort Myers Royals FSLA+kca21C43--175364-215211.9814.91------5086.031.6
1981Jacksonville Suns SouAAkca22C74--4506194520511.9836.91-----49677.152.1
1981Jacksonville Suns SouAAkca221B4--32--232321.0008.00------964.22.8
1981Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca22C19--9173-10198.9705.16-----22286.414.0
1982Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca23C40--2162555246241.9806.03-----35375.529.2
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca23C43--156711164163.9943.79-13861.9143100.026.5
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24C79--29918127329317.9644.01-522369.328395.248.8
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24DH1---------------831.20.6
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25C123--54744118602591.9824.80-653863.1212499.275.9
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25DH1---------------1240.80.6
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex26C102--5503364589583.9905.72-612769.313102100.063.4
1986Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex27C2--61--771.0003.50------366.71.4
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex27C91--5334041577573.9936.30-882776.5139595.856.2
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex27DH2---------------952.11.2
1987Texas RangersALMLBtex28C85--4293975475468.9855.51-672374.4209589.552.5
1987Texas RangersALMLBtex28DH5---------------955.33.1
1988New York YankeesALMLBnya29C94--49624114531520.9795.53-611778.249796.958.4
1988New York YankeesALMLBnya29DH1---------------971.00.6
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya30C105--4934458542537.9915.11-523361.2411789.765.2
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya30DH3---------------1172.61.9
1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31C78--3453684389381.9794.88-582669.048492.948.1
1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32C69--3383154374369.9875.35-422661.837789.642.6
1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit323B1---------------771.30.6
1992Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit33C2--153-118181.0009.00------2100.01.4
1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit33C79--3653554405400.9885.06-452564.368790.848.8
1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34C105--53951410594590.9935.62-863074.11011690.564.8
1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit35C74--4253637464461.9946.23-521874.347697.464.9
1995Carolina Mudcats SouAApit36C3--241--25251.0008.33------3100.02.1
1995Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit36C33--220912230229.9966.94-33684.613594.322.9
1996California AngelsALMLBcal37C59--3382732368365.9926.19-541875.056295.236.6
1996Chicago White SoxALMLBcha37C12--70-1-7170.9865.83-12192.3-1485.77.4
1996California AngelsALMLBcal37DH1---------------621.60.6
1996Chicago White SoxALMLBcha37DH1---------------147.10.6
1997San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn38C6--153--18181.0003.00-2-100.0-2030.03.7
MLB Totals for C - 16 season(s)-   C1237--6158477877167226635.9875.36-84334670.99212370.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 7 season(s)-   DH15---------------150.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 4 season(s)-   C63--3283686372364.9785.78-----5630.00.0
AA Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C77--4746294545536.9836.96-----4770.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B4--32--232321.0008.00------40.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C43--175364-215211.9814.91------430.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1980Fort Myers Royals FSLA+kca21-43---------
1981Jacksonville Suns SouAAkca22-744--------
1981Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca22-19---------
1982Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca23-40---------
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca23-43---------
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24-79--------1
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25-123--------1
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex26-102---------
1986Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex27-2---------
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex27-91--------2
1987Texas RangersALMLBtex28-85--------5
1988New York YankeesALMLBnya29-94--------1
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya30-105--------3
1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31-78---------
1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32-69---1-----
1992Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit33-2---------
1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit33-79---------
1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34-105---------
1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit35-74---------
1995Carolina Mudcats SouAApit36-3---------
1995Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit36-33---------
1996California AngelsALMLBcal37-59--------1
1996Chicago White SoxALMLBcha37-12--------1
1997San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn38-6---------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1984Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB25311040000000000000.364.364.364.7284011.364.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1990Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB31411011001002300000.091.231.182.4132113.125.091.27315.3823.081.500.000.00100.00
1991Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB32617040001001400000.235.278.235.5134018.308.000.0595.5622.224.000.000.000.00
1992Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB33512541015006300000.333.556.6671.2238218.375.334.83333.3316.670.505.5612.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 4 yrs185151320170091000000.255.367.353.72018360.300.098.27515.0016.671.111.6751.0023.08

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2006Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet47Hitting Coach1629567.5861.02Jim LeylandLost World Series (Cardinals)
* 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
1997-05-27Released by Padres. 
1996-12-23ContractSigned as Free Agent by Padres. 
1996-11-18Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1996-08-31TradeTraded by Angels to White Sox. 
1996-02-29Purchased by Angels from Reds. 
1996-01-02ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1995-11-01Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1990-12-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1990-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1989-12-04TradeTraded by Yankees to Pirates for Willie Smith and Jeff Robinson. 
1987-11-02TradeTraded by Rangers to Yankees for Brad Arnsberg. 
1985-01-18TradeTraded by Royals with Frank Wills to Rangers for Jim Sundberg. 
* 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
1985Texas RangersTeam Payroll26215,000-3921635370,78060,000215,000
1986Texas RangersTeam Payroll27331,500-325754386,34760,000546,500
1987Texas RangersTeam Payroll2860,000-59535-344,90660,000606,500
1988New York YankeesTeam Payroll29531,500-2081471++392,10762,5001,138,000
1989New York YankeesTeam Payroll30650,000-1971376++429,80262,5001,788,000
1990Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll31650,000-2451164++515,727100,0002,438,000
1991Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll32766,667-2591464++742,231100,0003,204,667
1992Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll331,691,667-1881177++962,245109,0004,896,334
1993Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll341,116,667-245773++968,431109,0006,013,001
1994Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll351,475,000-223676++957,101109,0007,488,001
1995Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll362,025,000-156383++999,520109,0009,513,001
1996California AngelsTeam Payroll37350,000-3881857957,870109,0009,863,001
1996Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll37350,000-3881957957,870109,0009,863,001
1997San Diego PadresTeam Payroll38150,000-76645-1,182,177150,00010,013,001
* 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