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Dave StapletonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1974-1986 MLB Years: 1980-1986
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Drafted

Positions1B-419, 2B-225, 3B-163, SS-71, OF-23, DH-16Position when Drafted2BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDavid Leslie Stapleton
Height6-1Weight178BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 16,1954 [64.334]PlaceFairhope,Alabama
High SchoolRobertsdale (Robertsdale,AL)
CollegeUniversity of South Alabama (Mobile,AL), Coastal Alabama Community College (Bay Minette,AL)

DraftedSelected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 10th round (231st overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsMilt Bolling
MLB DebutMay 30,1980 [26.134]
OrganizationsBOS [12] Awards0Awards Voting1-40
TBC Player ID18387Retrosheet IDstapd001MLBAM ID122684
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Player Notes:   Inducted into the University of South Alabama Athletics Hall of Fame
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed38Power58Contact71XBH63RBIs55Runs68Hitting62Durability50Team.517Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1974University of South AlabaIndyNCAANCAA-11b-2b20331092539131436708520200.358.405.6061.0116618121.343.248.385.4496.614.130.633.3127.2546.15
1975University of South AlabaIndyNCAANCAA-11b-2b2166245578925264920172720400.363.403.555.95813633268.384.192.269.4286.3410.071.592.2440.8337.08
1975Winter HavenFSLA+-2156199234881114000000000.241.241.307.5486110199.237.066.065.2490.000.000.000.50199.0020.83
1976Winter HavenFSLA+-2211840067115132438000000000.288.288.360.64814419400.280.072.073.2970.000.000.001.00100.0016.52
1977BristolEastAA-2386304529321482834252654200.306.366.480.84614633340.313.174.253.3737.357.651.042.3538.0035.48
1977Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-2325749185019205600000.243.291.351.64226679.254.108.203.2896.337.591.201.2774.0033.33
1977Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1113786111126493754303254200.294.352.455.80717239419.301.161.243.3577.167.641.072.1542.0035.14
1978Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-3b2411343269112263114903374501400.259.315.410.72517740474.266.151.229.3287.819.491.222.3239.2735.71
1979Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-1b-3b2514055388169331156425414041600.306.354.450.80424949605.306.144.213.3586.786.610.982.4836.8728.99
1980Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-1b263715025513131922101310300.340.378.433.811657164.350.093.160.3646.107.931.301.8350.0013.73
1980Boston Red SoxALMLBbos11,262b2610644961144335745321332154110.321.338.463.80120845472.331.142.174.3552.756.782.461.4864.1431.25
1981Boston Red SoxALMLBbos11ss-3b2793355451011711042042122132111.285.325.423.74815028382.280.138.186.3395.505.761.052.6235.5027.72
1982Boston Red SoxALMLBbos111b28150538661422811465243140345524.264.305.398.70321443581.262.134.188.3115.346.881.292.4138.4330.28
1983Boston Red SoxALMLBbos111b29151542541343111066114044268219.247.297.363.66019742598.250.116.190.2966.697.361.101.6754.2031.34
1984Boston Red SoxALMLBbos111b301339492001003301012.231.286.282.56811243.250.051.128.2536.986.981.000.000.0022.22
1985Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-3b31514131000002100000.214.313.286.5994116.231.072.214.28112.506.250.500.000.0033.33
1985Boston Red SoxALMLBbos112b-1b31306641560020041101001.227.271.318.58921671.273.091.152.2665.6315.492.750.000.0040.00
1986Boston Red SoxALMLBbos461b3239394510030021001001.128.171.154.3256142.172.026.077.1544.7623.815.000.000.0020.00
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter5822028238550118841224611114162721191068.271.310.398.7088071672189.276.127.180.0005.217.401.421.8749.4630.36
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter580212633460911012432219141201311061500.286.325.410.7358721652277.288.124.178.0005.275.751.091.8949.4427.09
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter32012231923536853014161095105521300.289.339.426.7655211031338.293.137.212.0007.107.851.112.2440.7729.18
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter86304529321482834252654200.306.366.480.84614633340.313.174.253.0007.357.651.042.3538.0035.48
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter17459990163213552000000000.272.272.342.61420529599.266.070.070.0000.000.000.000.83119.8017.79
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter9935482128383108590253240600.362.404.571.97520251389.371.209.305.0006.438.231.282.5735.4039.84
Boston Red Sox Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter5822028238550118841224611114162721191068.271.310.398.7088071672189.276.127.180.0005.217.401.421.8749.4630.36
Average MLB - Per 162 games162564661533321162233245265319.271.310.398.70822546609.276.127.180.0005.217.401.421.8749.4630.36
Average Minor - Per 162 games16259493170313126234343732400.286.325.410.73524446636.288.124.178.0005.275.751.091.8949.4427.09

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos243B70--411291717187170.9092.43------11361.950.0
1978Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos242B32--5785217144142.9864.44------11328.322.9
1978Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos24SS8--56111211.9171.38------1137.15.7
1978Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos241B8--524155756.9827.00------1137.15.7
1979Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos251B71--51558149574573.9988.07------14050.750.7
1979Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos253B45--5880412142138.9723.07------14032.132.1
1979Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos252B32--6088419152148.9744.63------14022.922.9
1979Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos25OF11--151--16161.0001.45------1407.97.9
1979Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos25SS3--34-1771.0002.33------1402.12.1
1980Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos261B22--2052048229225.98310.23------3759.515.8
1980Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos262B10--2720-647471.0004.70------3727.07.2
1980Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos263B9---134-1713.7651.44------3724.36.5
1980Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos26OF5--7---771.0001.40------3713.53.6
1980Boston Red SoxALMLBbos262B94--1783271190516505.9795.37------10688.758.8
1980Boston Red SoxALMLBbos261B8--8491119493.98911.63------1067.55.0
1980Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26OF6--6---661.0001.00------1065.73.8
1980Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26DH3---------------1062.81.9
1980Boston Red SoxALMLBbos263B2--12--331.0001.50------1061.91.3
1981Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27SS33--5293818153145.9484.39------9335.530.6
1981Boston Red SoxALMLBbos273B25--2149437470.9462.80------9326.923.1
1981Boston Red SoxALMLBbos272B23--6158419123119.9675.17------9324.721.3
1981Boston Red SoxALMLBbos271B12--1264110131130.99210.83------9312.911.1
1981Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27DH3---------------933.22.8
1982Boston Red SoxALMLBbos281B106--9647799810501041.9919.82------15070.765.4
1982Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28SS27--3573314111108.9734.00------15018.016.7
1982Boston Red SoxALMLBbos282B9--2822135150.9805.56------1506.05.6
1982Boston Red SoxALMLBbos283B5--57-112121.0002.40------1503.33.1
1982Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28DH4---------------1502.72.5
1982Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28OF1---------------1500.70.6
1983Boston Red SoxALMLBbos291B145--124295912913461337.9939.22------15196.089.5
1983Boston Red SoxALMLBbos292B5--710131817.9443.40------1513.33.1
1984Boston Red SoxALMLBbos301B10--868-594941.0009.40------1376.96.2
1984Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30DH1---------------137.70.6
1985Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos313B5--211--13131.0002.60------5100.03.6
1985Boston Red SoxALMLBbos312B14--2935-864641.0004.57------3046.78.6
1985Boston Red SoxALMLBbos311B8--121131413.9291.63------3026.74.9
1985Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31DH5---------------3016.73.1
1986Boston Red SoxALMLBbos321B29--797-1086861.0002.97------3974.418.0
1986Boston Red SoxALMLBbos322B6--67-313131.0002.17------3915.43.7
1986Boston Red SoxALMLBbos323B2---2--221.0001.00------395.11.2
MLB Totals for 1B - 7 season(s)-   1B318--25932012126628152794.9938.79------3180.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 6 season(s)-   2B151--30945917126785768.9785.09------1510.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS60--871661132264253.9584.22------600.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 4 season(s)-   3B34--2760449187.9562.56------340.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH16---------------160.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF7--6---661.0000.86------70.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 4 season(s)-   3B129--1012332529359334.9302.59------1290.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B101--77282662860854.9938.46------1010.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B74--144193642343337.9834.55------740.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF16--221--23231.0001.44------160.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS11--810121918.9471.64------110.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos24--832870-----
1979Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos25--7132345---11-
1980Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos26--2210-9---5-
1980Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26--894-2---63
1981Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27--12233325----3
1982Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28--1069275---14
1983Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29--1455-------
1984Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30--10-------1
1985Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos31-----5-----
1985Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31--814------5
1986Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32--296-2-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1986Boston Red SoxChamp. SeriesMLB3243220000001000000.667.750.6671.417204.667.000.33325.000.000.000.000.000.00
1986Boston Red SoxWorld SeriesMLB3231000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs43220000001000000.667.750.6671.417204.667.000.33325.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs31000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1987-03-31Released by Mariners. 
1986-12-23ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mariners. 
1986-11-12Free 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
1985Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll3160,000-51633-370,78060,00060,000
1986Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll3260,000-61435-386,34760,000120,000
* 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