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Rick SofieldTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1975-1982 MLB Years: 1979-1981
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1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsOF-409, SS-58, DH-2, 3B-1Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRichard Michael Sofield
Height6-1Weight195BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 16,1956 [61.217]PlaceCheyenne,Wyoming
High SchoolMorristown (Morristown,NJ)

DraftedSelected by the Minnesota Twins [Team Picks] in the 1st round (13th overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$40,000
MLB DebutApril 6,1979 [22.111]
OrganizationsMIN [8] TEX [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID18250Retrosheet IDsofir101MLBAM ID122521
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed59Power56Contact32XBH55RBIs44Runs50Hitting49Durability43Team.458Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1975ElizabethtonAppRk-1861208374393229000000000.207.207.308.5156414208.199.101.101.2310.000.000.000.96104.0032.56
1976Wisconsin RapidsMidwA-191043404381114455000000000.238.238.329.56711219340.229.091.091.2590.000.000.001.1885.0023.46
1977Visalia OaksCalifA+min-2010840310613222827107104679320600.328.421.6231.04425157478.363.295.476.44714.0219.461.395.6514.9343.18
1977Tacoma TwinsPCLAAAmin-20412330001011210000.250.357.250.6073014.300.000.000.2977.1414.292.000.000.000.00
1977Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         11241510913522827108105689530600.325.419.6121.03125457492.361.287.463.44313.8219.311.405.4915.3742.22
1978Orlando TwinsSouAAmin-ss216518531529352331333405000.281.390.443.8338217223.322.162.351.38114.8015.251.032.2437.0032.69
1978Toledo Mud HensILAAAmin-of212261810200440122100100.164.297.197.49412274.244.033.295.24916.2228.381.750.000.0020.00
1978Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         87246396211352771455505100.252.366.382.7489419297.305.130.337.34715.1518.521.221.6849.2030.65
1979Orlando TwinsSouAAmin-of22301019274211362221600000.267.398.376.774387123.310.109.366.36017.8913.010.730.81101.0025.93
1979Toledo Mud HensILAAAmin-of225417728429031412354005000.237.363.339.7026012217.291.102.294.33016.1318.431.141.3859.0028.57
1979Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         84278376913242774575605000.248.376.353.7299819340.298.105.320.34116.7616.470.981.1869.5027.54
1979Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin12of2235938285001223122702002.301.381.355.736335107.424.054.172.34111.2125.232.250.000.0017.86
1980Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin12of231314175210318494945249229723.247.287.374.66115631459.291.127.182.2945.2320.043.831.9646.3330.10
1981Toledo Mud HensILAAAmin-of242272815201421121210000.208.329.278.60720385.237.070.250.29514.1214.121.001.1872.0020.00
1981Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin12of244110291820053282201105.176.234.196.430202112.222.020.108.2077.1419.642.750.000.0011.11
1982Toledo Mud HensILAAAmin-of2585297437014553334335224200.236.314.367.68110924338.269.131.239.3099.7615.381.581.4859.4034.29
1982Denver BearsAmerAAAtex-of2515366103103002601110.278.308.417.72515440.323.139.194.3075.0015.003.000.000.0040.00
1982Totals for AAA-AAA         100333498017653634355825310.240.314.372.68612428378.275.132.234.3099.2615.341.661.3266.6035.00
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter20761269149254966910441412128210.243.293.342.63520938678.298.099.168.0006.4920.803.201.3368.0025.50
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter570189232248585264828629152172766151010.256.333.405.7387661592140.277.149.271.00010.1412.901.272.2439.4232.78
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter2026559615030695910895133410410.229.328.334.66221945768.273.105.253.00012.3717.321.401.1772.7830.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter95286407913563693555005000.276.393.420.81312024346.317.144.357.00015.9014.450.911.7347.6730.38
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter10840310613222827107104679320600.328.421.6231.04425157478.363.295.476.00014.0219.461.395.6514.9343.18
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1043404381114455000000000.238.238.329.56711219340.229.091.091.0000.000.000.001.1885.0023.46
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter61208374393229000000000.207.207.308.5156414208.199.101.101.0000.000.000.000.96104.0032.56
Minnesota Twins Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter20761269149254966910441412128210.243.293.342.63520938678.298.099.168.0006.4920.803.201.3368.0025.50
Average MLB - Per 162 games16247954117203752783411029628.243.293.342.63516430531.298.099.168.0006.4920.803.201.3368.0025.50
Average Minor - Per 162 games16253892138247148184627824300.256.333.405.73821845608.277.149.271.00010.1412.901.272.2439.4232.78

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Orlando Twins SouAAmin21SS58--9734-104100.9621.72------6589.240.6
1978Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAmin21OF19--314-135351.0001.84------2286.413.6
1979Orlando Twins SouAAmin22OF30--7322-7775.9742.50------30100.021.3
1979Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAmin22OF51--894619993.9391.82------5494.436.7
1979Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin22OF35--611316562.9541.77------35100.021.6
1980Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23OF126--26776-280274.9792.17------13196.278.3
1980Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23DH2---------------1311.51.2
1981Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAmin24OF21--444114948.9802.29------2295.515.0
1981Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24OF34--5451-6059.9831.74------4182.931.2
1982Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAmin25OF80--122771136129.9491.61------8594.157.1
1982Denver Bears AmerAAAtex25OF13--16---16161.0001.23------1586.79.6
1982Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAmin253B1--11-1221.0002.00------851.20.7
MLB Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF195--38213101405395.9752.03------1950.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH2---------------20.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF184--30219144335321.9581.74------1840.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1--11-1221.0002.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS58--9734-104100.9621.72------580.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF30--7322-7775.9742.50------300.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Orlando Twins SouAAmin21----58------
1978Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAmin21---------19-
1979Orlando Twins SouAAmin22---------30-
1979Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAmin22---------51-
1979Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin22---------35-
1980Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23---------1262
1981Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAmin24---------21-
1981Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24---------34-
1982Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAmin25-----1---80-
1982Denver Bears AmerAAAtex25---------13-

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1983University of South CarolinaNCAANCAA-26Assistant Coach.000--None listed
1984University of South CarolinaNCAANCAA-27Assistant Coach.000--None listed
1985University of South CarolinaNCAANCAA-28Assistant Coach.000--None listed
1986University of South CarolinaNCAANCAA-29Assistant Coach.000--None listed
1988University of UtahNCAANCAA-31Manager.000-- 
1989University of UtahNCAANCAA-32Manager.000-- 
1990University of UtahNCAANCAA-33Manager.000-- 
1991University of UtahNCAANCAA-34Manager.000-- 
1992University of UtahNCAANCAA-35Manager.000-- 
1993University of UtahNCAANCAA-36Manager.000-- 
1994University of UtahNCAANCAA-37Manager.000-- 
1995West Palm Beach ExposFSLA+Minormon38Manager1355481.40033.06 
1996West Palm Beach ExposFSLA+Minormon39Manager1356867.5044.03 
1997Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAMinormon40Manager1428656.606--1 League Champions
1999Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan42Minor League Field Coordinator1627785.47523.04Davey Johnson
2000Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan43Minor League Field Coordinator1628676.53111.02Davey Johnson
2001Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAMinorlan44Manager1446876.4727.03 
2003Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAMinorcol46Manager1437370.5100.52 
2004New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya47Minor League Field Coordinator16210161.623--1Joe TorreLost ALCS (Red Sox)
2007- --50Manager.000-- 
2008- --51Manager.000-- 
2009- --52Manager.000-- 
2012West Virginia PowerSALAMinorpit55Manager1406179.43621.06 
2013Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit56First Base Coach1629468.5803.02Clint HurdleLost in 1st Round (Cardinals)
2014Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit57First Base Coach1628874.5432.02Clint HurdleLost NL Wild-Card Game (Giants)
2015Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit58Third Base Coach1629864.6052.02Clint HurdleLost NL Wild-Card Game (Cubs)
2016Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit59Third Base Coach1617883.48425.03Clint Hurdle
* 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.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions