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Al SpanglerHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1959-1971 MLB Years: 1959-1971
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PositionsOF-714Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameAlbert Donald Spangler
Height6-0Weight175BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateJuly 8,1933 [84.230]PlacePhiladelphia,Pennsylvania
High SchoolOlney (Philadelphia,PA)
CollegeDuke University (Durham,NC)
MLB DebutSeptember 16,1959 [26.070]
OrganizationsCHN [5] HOU [4] MLN [3] CAL [2] Awards1
TBC Player ID18279Retrosheet IDspana101MLBAM ID122560
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed74Power42Contact86XBH44RBIs40Runs60Hitting70Durability44Team.492Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb25of25612350100101101000.417.462.5831.0457114.455.166.333.4577.147.141.000.000.0020.00
1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb25of261011052628520662141711111.267.355.352.707377122.315.085.257.32211.4813.931.210.000.0025.00
1961Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb25of276897232620064228900020.268.432.289.721282125.295.021.330.34722.407.200.320.000.007.69
1962Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou21of281294185111910953576704636261.285.389.388.77716224499.309.103.273.35214.039.220.661.0083.6020.17
1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou21of291204305212125442758503815455.281.355.386.74116633490.298.105.214.33010.207.760.760.82107.5027.27
1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou21of301354495111018543878414346516.245.311.334.64515027505.260.089.178.2918.128.511.050.79112.2524.55
1965Houston AstrosNLMLBhou21of3138112182411171114800121.214.299.268.567303127.221.054.179.25811.026.300.570.79112.0012.50
1965California AngelsALMLBcal26of31519617251001408900000.260.317.271.588261104.287.011.135.2737.698.651.130.000.004.00
1965Totals for MLB-MLB         892083549211851221700121.236.307.269.576564231.251.033.159.2659.527.360.770.43208.008.16
1966California AngelsALMLBcal26of3269260000002200000.667.727.6671.3946011.857.000.222.61118.1818.181.000.000.000.00
1967Chicago CubsNLMLBchn21of336213018337001322231700241.254.361.308.669407155.287.054.231.30314.8410.970.740.000.0021.21
1968Chicago CubsNLMLBchn21of348817721489321801202412324.271.343.390.7336914203.299.119.226.3319.8511.821.200.9988.5029.17
1969Chicago CubsNLMLBchn21of358221323458142302211612101.211.284.315.5996713238.211.104.192.2798.826.720.761.6853.2528.89
1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn20of362114221011003300000.143.294.429.7236217.100.286.500.32617.6517.651.005.8814.00100.00
1971Chicago CubsNLMLBchn33755020000000100000.400.400.400.800205.500.000.000.3650.0020.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter912226730759487262117537322952341123192320.262.347.351.6987961342615.282.089.221.00011.288.950.790.80107.9522.56
Houston Colt 45s Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter38412971543505318131001922161127817111212.270.351.369.720478841494.289.099.221.00010.788.500.790.8799.7724.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter2585396413025475525676124666.241.324.341.66518436618.258.100.219.00010.849.870.911.1377.0027.69
Milwaukee Braves Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter175214525973012114432712131.276.398.336.7347210261.314.060.294.00016.4810.340.630.000.0016.95
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter38112182411171114800121.214.299.268.567303127.221.054.179.00011.026.300.570.79112.0012.50
California Angels Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter571051931100140101100000.295.357.305.662321115.330.010.143.0008.709.571.100.000.003.23
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624035510615543176524224344.262.347.351.69814124465.282.089.221.00011.288.950.790.80107.9522.56

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb25OF4--6---661.0001.50------666.72.6
1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb26OF92--884119392.9891.00------10191.159.7
1961Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb27OF44--562--58581.0001.32------6864.728.6
1962Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou28OF121--183782198190.9601.57------12993.875.6
1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou29OF113--215531223220.9871.95------12094.269.8
1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou30OF127--185371195188.9641.48------13594.178.4
1965Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31OF33--4032-4543.9561.30------3886.820.4
1965California AngelsALMLBcal31OF24--36-1-3736.9731.50------5147.114.8
1966California AngelsALMLBcal32OF3--3---331.0001.00------650.01.9
1967Chicago CubsNLMLBchn33OF41--71-1-7271.9861.73------6266.125.5
1968Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34OF48--712217573.9731.52------8854.529.6
1969Chicago CubsNLMLBchn35OF58--7514-8076.9501.31------8270.735.8
1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36OF6--5---551.0000.83------2128.63.7
MLB Totals for OF - 12 season(s)-   OF714--10342729610901061.9731.49------7140.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb25---------4-
1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb26---------92-
1961Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb27---------44-
1962Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou28---------121-
1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou29---------113-
1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou30---------127-
1965Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31---------33-
1965California AngelsALMLBcal31---------24-
1966California AngelsALMLBcal32---------3-
1967Chicago CubsNLMLBchn33---------41-
1968Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34---------48-
1969Chicago CubsNLMLBchn35---------58-
1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36---------6-

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1970Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn36Assistant Coach1628478.5195.02Leo Durocher
1971Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn37Bullpen Coach1628379.51214.03Leo Durocher
1974Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn40First Base Coach1626696.40722.06Whitey Lockman,Jim Marshall
* 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
1954Atlantic Coast Conference All-Conference (OF)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1971-10-16Released by Cubs. 
1971-08-30ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1970-09-09Released by Cubs. 
1970-06-29ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1970-03-24Released by Cubs. 
1967-02-16ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1967-02-13Released by Angels. 
1966-05-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Angels. 
1966-04-01Released by Angels. 
1965-06-01TradeTraded by Astros to Angels for Don Lee. 
1961-10-10Selected by Astros from Braves in expansion draft. 
1954-06-14ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
* 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.