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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
David Leslie Stapleton
Stat Years
1974-1986  [mlb] 1980-1986
Height/Weight
6-1 / 178
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
1B (419) ... 2B (225) ... 3B (163) ... SS (71) ... OF (23) ... DH (16)
Draft Position
2B
Born Date/Place
1954-01-16 in Fairhope, Alabama   [66.206]
High School
Robertsdale (Robertsdale,AL)
Colleges
University of South Alabama (Mobile, Alabama), Coastal Alabama Community College (Bay Minette, Alabama)
Draft
Selected by the Boston Red Sox in Round #10 (#231 overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Milt Bolling
MLB Debut
1980-05-30 - Boxscore  (Age: 26.134)
Service Time
Organizations
BOS [10]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 18387 ... retro id: stapd001 ... mlbam id: 122684
Relations
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1974South AlabamaIndyNCAANCAA-1------201b-2b------331092539131436708520200.358.405.6061.0111216618.000.248.3436.614.130.6327.23.3146.2
    1975South AlabamaIndyNCAANCAA-1------211b-2bDR:10-231---66245578925264920172720400.363.403.555.95826813633.000.192.3846.3410.071.5940.82.2437.1
    1975Winter HavenFSLA+----211b-2b---156199234881114000000000.241.241.307.5481996110.000.066.0000.000.000.00199.00.5020.8
    1976Winter HavenFSLA+----221b-2b---211840067115132438000000000.288.288.360.64840014419.000.072.0000.000.000.00100.01.0016.5
    1977Bristol Red SoxEastAAbos-231b-2b---386304529321482834252654200.306.366.480.84634014633.253.174.3137.357.651.0438.02.3535.5
    1977Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-231b-2b---325749185019205600000.243.291.351.64279266.203.108.2546.337.591.2074.01.2733.3
    1978Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-243b---411343269112263114903374501400.259.315.410.72547417740.229.151.2667.819.491.2239.32.3235.7
    1979Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-251b-3b---514055388169331156425414041600.306.354.450.80460524949.213.144.3066.786.610.9836.92.4829.0
    1980Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-261b---63715025513131922101310300.340.378.433.811164657.160.093.3506.107.931.3050.01.8313.7
    1980Boston Red SoxALMLBbos11,26262bL-S-E-P610644961144335745321332154110.321.338.463.80147220845.174.142.3312.756.782.4664.11.4831.2
    1981Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1127ss-3bL-S-E-P793355451011711042042122132111.285.325.423.74838215028.186.138.2805.505.761.0535.52.6227.7
    1982Boston Red SoxALMLBbos11281bL-S-E-P8150538661422811465243140345524.264.305.398.70358121443.188.134.2625.346.881.2938.42.4130.3
    1983Boston Red SoxALMLBbos11291bL-S-E-P9151542541343111066114044268219.247.297.363.66059819742.190.116.2506.697.361.1054.21.6731.3
    1984Boston Red SoxALMLBbos11301bL-S-E-P101339492001003301012.231.286.282.56843112.128.051.2506.986.981.000.00.0022.2
    1985Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-313b---11514131000002100000.214.313.286.5991641.214.072.23112.506.250.500.00.0033.3
    1985Boston Red SoxALMLBbos11312b-1bL-S-E-P11306641560020041101001.227.271.318.58971216.152.091.2735.6315.492.750.00.0040.0
    1986Boston Red SoxALMLBbos46321bL-S-E-P1239394510030021001001.128.171.154.3254261.077.026.1724.7623.815.000.00.0020.0
    MLB Totals (7 yrs)5822028238550118841224611114162721191068.271.310.398.7082189807167.180.127.2765.217.401.4249.51.8730.4
    American League Totals (7 yrs)5822028238550118841224611114162721191068.271.310.398.7082189807167.180.127.2765.217.401.4249.51.8730.4
    Minor League Totals580212633460911012432219141201311061500.286.325.410.7352277872165.178.124.2885.275.751.0949.41.8927.1
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals9935482128383108590253240600.362.404.571.97538920251.305.209.3716.438.231.2835.42.5739.8
    Minor: A+ Totals17459990163213552000000000.272.272.342.61459920529.070.070.2660.000.000.00119.80.8317.8
    Minor: AA Totals86304529321482834252654200.306.366.480.84634014633.253.174.3137.357.651.0438.02.3535.5
    Minor: AAA Totals32012231923536853014161095105521300.289.339.426.7651338521103.212.137.2937.107.851.1140.82.2429.2
    Boston Red Sox Totals (7 yrs)5822028238550118841224611114162721191068.271.310.398.7082189807167.180.127.2765.217.401.4249.51.8730.4
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1978Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA241B800.0524155756.9827.000.005.77.14
    1978Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA242B3200.05785217144142.9864.400.0022.928.32
    1978Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA243B7000.0411291717187170.9092.400.0050.061.91
    1978Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA24SS800.056111211.9171.400.005.77.14
    1979Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA251B7100.051558149574573.9988.100.0050.750.71
    1979Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA252B3200.06088419152148.9744.600.0022.922.93
    1979Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA253B4500.05880412142138.9723.100.0032.132.12
    1979Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA25SS300.03401771.0002.300.002.12.13
    1979Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA25OF1100.01510016161.0001.500.007.97.97
    1980Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA261B2200.02052048229225.98310.200.0015.859.53
    1980Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA262B1000.027200647471.0004.700.007.227.02
    1980Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA263B900.0013401713.7651.400.006.524.33
    1980Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA26OF500.07000771.0001.400.003.613.57
    1980Boston Red SoxALMLB261B800.08491119493.98911.600.005.07.54
    1980Boston Red SoxALMLB262B9400.01783271190516505.9795.400.0058.888.71
    1980Boston Red SoxALMLB263B200.01200331.0001.500.001.31.97
    1980Boston Red SoxALMLB26OF600.06000661.0001.000.003.85.78
    1980Boston Red SoxALMLB26DH300.0000000.0000.000.001.92.813
    1981Boston Red SoxALMLB271B1200.01264110131130.99210.800.0011.112.93
    1981Boston Red SoxALMLB272B2300.06158419123119.9675.200.0021.324.72
    1981Boston Red SoxALMLB273B2500.02149437470.9462.800.0023.126.92
    1981Boston Red SoxALMLB27SS3300.05293818153145.9484.400.0030.635.52
    1981Boston Red SoxALMLB27DH300.0000000.0000.000.002.83.27
    1982Boston Red SoxALMLB281B10600.09647799810501041.9919.800.0065.470.71
    1982Boston Red SoxALMLB282B900.02822135150.9805.600.005.66.02
    1982Boston Red SoxALMLB283B500.0570112121.0002.400.003.13.34
    1982Boston Red SoxALMLB28SS2700.03573314111108.9734.000.0016.718.02
    1982Boston Red SoxALMLB28OF100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.77
    1982Boston Red SoxALMLB28DH400.0000000.0000.000.002.52.74
    1983Boston Red SoxALMLB291B14500.0124295912913461337.9939.200.0089.596.01
    1983Boston Red SoxALMLB292B500.0710131817.9443.400.003.13.34
    1984Boston Red SoxALMLB301B1000.08680594941.0009.400.006.276.94
    1984Boston Red SoxALMLB30DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.67.75
    1985Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA313B500.02110013131.0002.600.003.6100.05
    1985Boston Red SoxALMLB311B800.0121131413.9291.600.004.926.72
    1985Boston Red SoxALMLB312B1400.029350864641.0004.600.008.646.72
    1985Boston Red SoxALMLB31DH500.0000000.0000.000.003.116.75
    1986Boston Red SoxALMLB321B2900.079701086861.0003.000.0018.074.42
    1986Boston Red SoxALMLB322B600.0670313131.0002.200.003.715.42
    1986Boston Red SoxALMLB323B200.00200221.0001.000.001.25.13
    MLB Totals - (1B)3180025932012126628152794.9938.800.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (2B)1510030945917126785768.9785.100.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)34002760449187.9562.600.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (SS)6000871661132264253.9584.200.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)7006000661.0000.900.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)1600000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)1010077282662860854.9938.500.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (2B)7400144193642343337.9834.600.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)129001012332529359334.9302.600.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (SS)1100810121918.9471.600.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)16002210023231.0001.400.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1978Minor--832708-----
    1979Minor--7132453---11-
    1980MLB--8942----63
    1980Minor--22109----5-
    1981MLB--12232533----3
    1982MLB--1069527---14
    1983MLB--1455-------
    1984MLB--10-------1
    1985MLB--814------5
    1985Minor----5------
    1986MLB--2962------
    Totals--41922516371---2316