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Dave SmithHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1976-1992 MLB Years: 1980-1992
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PositionsP-643Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDavid Stanley Smith Jr.
Height6-1Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 21,1955PlaceSan Francisco,California
Death DateDecember 17,2008 [53.330]
High SchoolPoway (Poway,CA)
CollegeSan Diego State University (San Diego,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Houston Astros in the 8th round (169th overall) of the 1976 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsBob Cluck
MLB DebutApril 11,1980 [25.080]
OrganizationsHOU [14] CHN [2] Awards0Awards Voting2-18
TBC Player ID18139Retrosheet IDsmitd001MLBAM ID122371
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts60Walks59Hittable67SO/BB67vsPower67Hitting.155Durability78Team.498Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1976nullRk--S/R21552.6915123610297.0804029028710001.117.42--2.606.592.54.500-
1977Cocoa AstrosFSLA+hou-ST22753.1014140620093.0974032231811201.389.390.193.007.842.61.583-
1979Charleston CharliesILAAAhou-S/R24783.663419156301160.0159806511449010001.278.940.622.485.062.05.467-
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou45R/CL25751.9357057003510102.2902422132853141.197.890.092.817.452.66.5832.27
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou45Rel26532.76420420022875.0542623223524021.036.480.242.766.242.26.6252.56
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou45R/CL27543.844914800291163.0693027431282401.589.810.574.413.980.90.5564.12
1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou45Rel28313.10420420024672.2723225236411101.498.920.254.465.081.14.7503.47
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou45Rel29542.21530530024577.0602219520451111.036.980.582.335.242.25.5563.26
1985Houston AstrosNLMLBhou45CL30952.276406400462779.0692620317404111.087.830.341.934.542.35.6432.85
1986Houston AstrosNLMLBhou45CL31472.735405400513356.0391717522462011.096.270.803.547.392.09.3643.52
1987Houston AstrosNLMLBhou45R/CL32231.655005000442460.0391311021732211.005.85--3.1510.953.48.4001.54
1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou45CL33452.675105100392757.0602617119381311.389.420.162.985.972.00.4442.72
1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou45R/CL34342.645205200442558.0492017119312211.177.600.162.954.811.63.4292.95
1990Houston AstrosNLMLBhou45R/CL35662.394904900422360.0451816420505501.086.710.602.987.462.50.5003.01
1991Chicago CubsNLMLBchn18R/CL36066.003503500281733.0392222619161111.7610.641.645.184.360.84.0006.07
1992Chicago CubsNLMLBchn42Rel37002.5111011004014.015440430101.339.42--2.511.880.75-3.20
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter53532.67609160800432216807.0700280240342835482822131.217.780.383.156.091.94.5000.29
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter19183.2463451818603350.03361601261310324211201.258.640.332.656.222.35.514-
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter783.663419156301160.0159806511449010001.278.940.622.485.062.05.467-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter753.1014140620093.0974032231811201.389.390.193.007.842.61.583-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter552.6915123610297.0804029028710001.117.42--2.606.592.54.500-
Houston Astros Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter53472.53563156200400199759.0646254214282605292720121.197.630.333.076.252.03.530-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter064.944604600321747.0542626623191211.6310.271.144.373.610.83.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14142.6716601660011759220.019076659771498641.217.780.383.156.091.94.5000.29
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12113.2440281211402220.0211101798651527101.258.640.332.656.222.35.522-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou45p255712000000000402000.000.000.000.0000014.000.000.000.0000.0028.570.000.000.000.00
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou45p26428020000000400000.250.250.250.500208.500.000.000.2290.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou45p27492000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou45p28425000000000301000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou45p29534100000001201000.000.200.000.200006.000.000.250.14116.6733.332.000.000.000.00
1985Houston AstrosNLMLBhou45p30643100001001201000.000.250.000.250005.000.000.333.17620.0040.002.000.000.000.00
1986Houston AstrosNLMLBhou45p31542000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1987Houston AstrosNLMLBhou45p32502010000001100000.500.667.5001.1671031.000.000.500.53433.3333.331.000.000.000.00
1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou45p33512000000000100001.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou45p34521000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1990Houston AstrosNLMLBhou45p35492000000001100000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.500.23633.3333.331.000.000.000.00
1991Chicago CubsNLMLBchn18p36351000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter598442300010042105001.068.146.068.2143053.130.000.091.0007.5539.625.250.000.000.00
Houston Astros Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter563432300010042105001.070.149.070.2193052.136.000.093.0007.6940.385.250.000.000.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter351000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16212110000001601000.068.146.068.2141014.130.000.091.0007.5539.625.250.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1979Charleston Charlies ILAAAhou24P34--1018--28281.0000.82------34100.024.5
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou25P57-1023111-1514.9330.250.14-----57100.035.0
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26P42-753111-1514.9330.330.19-----42100.038.2
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27P49-6337221210.8330.200.16-----49100.030.2
1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28P42-72342-97.7780.170.10-----42100.025.9
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29P53-7759111514.9330.260.18-----53100.032.7
1985Houston AstrosNLMLBhou30P64-7947311411.7860.170.14-----64100.039.5
1986Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31P54-5676--13131.0000.240.23-----54100.033.3
1987Houston AstrosNLMLBhou32P50-6044--881.0000.160.13-----50100.030.9
1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou33P51-5738--11111.0000.220.19-----51100.031.5
1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34P52-58610-116161.0000.310.28-----52100.032.1
1990Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35P49-60131154.8000.080.07-----49100.030.2
1991Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36P35-33-5--551.0000.140.15-----35100.021.9
1992Chicago CubsNLMLBchn37P11-14-2--221.0000.180.14-----11100.06.8
MLB Totals for P - 13 season(s)-   P609-8064287116140129.9210.210.16-----6090.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P34--1018--28281.0000.82------340.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1979Charleston Charlies ILAAAhou2434----------
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2557----------
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2642----------
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2749----------
1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2842----------
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2953----------
1985Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3064----------
1986Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3154----------
1987Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3250----------
1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3351----------
1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3452----------
1990Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3549----------
1991Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3635----------
1992Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3711----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1980Houston AstrosChamp. SeriesMLB25103.863002.1412402.8615.430.007.7115.432.000.001.000
1981Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB26003.862002.1210400.957.710.000.0015.4300.00.000
1986Houston AstrosChamp. SeriesMLB31019.002002.0223202.509.000.0013.509.000.670.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs003.8620200002.3201004000.867.710.000.0015.4300.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs116.2350500004.3603056002.5412.460.0010.3812.461.200.00.500

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1998Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAMinorsdn43Pitching Coach1427072.4938.53Jerry Royster
* 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 DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1993-01-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1992-10-26Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1990-12-17ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1990-12-07Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-01-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
1987-11-09Free 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

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Houston AstrosTeam Payroll30500,000-217964++370,78060,000500,000
1986Houston AstrosTeam Payroll31650,000-178774++386,34760,0001,150,000
1987Houston AstrosTeam Payroll32700,000-142680++344,90660,0001,850,000
1988Houston AstrosTeam Payroll331,100,000-51193++392,10762,5002,950,000
1989Houston AstrosTeam Payroll341,100,000-89389++429,80262,5004,050,000
1990Houston AstrosTeam Payroll351,100,000-127582++515,727100,0005,150,000
1991Chicago CubsTeam Payroll361,900,000-123783++742,231100,0007,050,000
1992Chicago CubsTeam Payroll372,500,000-100787++962,245109,0009,550,000
* 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