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Rusty StaubTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1962-1985 MLB Years: 1963-1985
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PositionsOF-1675, DH-477, 1B-426Position when DraftedOF-1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDaniel Joseph Staub
Height6-2Weight200BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateApril 1,1944PlaceNew Orleans,Louisiana
Death DateMarch 29,2018 [73.362]
High SchoolJesuit (New Orleans,LA)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1961 by the Houston Colt 45s.
Signing Bonus$100,000
MLB DebutApril 9,1963 [19.008]
OrganizationsNYN [9] HOU [7] DET [4] MON [4] TEX [1] Awards2Awards Voting7-138
TBC Player ID18401Retrosheet IDstaur001MLBAM ID122699
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (1B) in 1963 ... The Montreal Expos retired his #10 on May 15,1993
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed43Power71Contact89XBH68RBIs84Runs33Hitting76Durability74Team.463Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1962DurhamCaroA+-181405091151492042393000000000.293.293.483.77624647509.259.190.191.3390.000.000.004.5222.1331.54
1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou101b1915051343115174645005958562810.224.309.308.61715827585.242.084.199.27910.099.910.981.0385.5023.48
1964Oklahoma CityPCLAAA-207122655711312045000000000.314.314.646.96014634226.248.332.332.4190.000.000.008.8511.3047.89
1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou101b-of2089292266310283511213130446.216.272.346.61810120320.214.130.202.2726.569.691.482.5036.5031.75
1965Houston AstrosNLMLBhou10of21131410431052011463305257215517.256.339.412.75116935470.265.156.290.33411.0612.131.102.9829.2933.33
1966Houston AstrosNLMLBhou10of221535546015528313812158611781313.280.345.412.75722844628.291.132.238.3289.249.711.052.0742.6228.39
1967Houston AstrosNLMLBhou10of231495467118244110740460473662115.333.398.473.87125855621.347.140.242.3809.667.570.781.6154.6030.22
1968Houston AstrosNLMLBhou101b24161591541723716722073577742411.291.373.387.76022944682.312.096.223.33810.708.360.780.8898.5025.58
1969Montreal ExposNLMLBmon10of2515854989166265297934110619411113.302.426.526.95228960673.298.224.423.42516.349.060.554.3118.9336.14
1970Montreal ExposNLMLBmon10of261605699815623730941211112933114117.274.394.497.89128360699.280.223.422.39316.0213.300.834.2918.9738.46
1971Montreal ExposNLMLBmon10of271625999418634619979574429351321.311.392.482.87428959690.308.171.302.39010.726.090.572.7531.5331.72
1972New York MetsNLMLBnyn4of2866239327011093801311321575.293.372.452.82410820278.275.159.285.36711.154.680.423.2426.5628.57
1973New York MetsNLMLBnyn4of291525857716336115761174523131016.279.361.421.78224652666.284.142.268.35211.117.810.702.2539.0031.90
1974New York MetsNLMLBnyn4of301515616514522219782177393171221.258.347.406.75322843649.247.148.287.34111.866.010.512.9329.5329.66
1975New York MetsNLMLBnyn10of3115557493162304191052077559191418.282.371.448.81925753670.281.166.303.36711.498.210.712.8430.2132.72
1976Detroit TigersALMLBdet10of3216158973176283159631834970111123.299.386.433.81925546690.300.134.278.37312.037.100.592.1739.2726.14
1977Detroit TigersALMLBdet10dh3315862384173343221011159471210427.278.336.448.78427959695.268.170.265.3438.496.760.803.1728.3234.10
1978Detroit TigersALMLBdet10dh3416264275175301241213176353211524.273.347.435.78227955734.254.162.283.35110.354.770.463.2726.7531.43
1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet10dh3568246325812194010321851419.236.331.402.7339922288.220.166.301.33011.116.250.563.1327.3337.93
1979Montreal ExposNLMLBmon61b3538869233031400141000133.267.366.407.773356101.270.140.302.34113.869.900.712.9728.6726.09
1979Totals for MLB-MLB         10633241811511254104628515412.244.340.404.74413428389.232.160.301.33211.837.200.613.0827.6734.57
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex20dh-1b3610934042102232955113918216316.300.370.459.82915634388.292.159.274.36810.054.640.462.3237.7833.33
1981New York MetsNLMLBnyn101b37701619519052110221210236.317.398.466.8647514186.315.149.292.38911.836.450.552.6932.2027.45
1982New York MetsNLMLBnyn10of-1b38112219115390327002410016110.242.309.324.6337112250.236.082.192.2889.604.000.421.2073.0022.64
1983New York MetsNLMLBnyn10of-1b391041155346032800141010234.296.371.426.797499132.298.130.252.35110.617.580.712.2738.3326.47
1984New York MetsNLMLBnyn101b40787221940118004900331.264.291.361.65226579.277.097.153.2735.0611.392.251.2772.0026.32
1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn10of41544521230180010400031.267.400.400.80018455.275.133.356.34818.187.270.401.8245.0033.33
MLB Totals - 23 Season(s)Filter2951972011892716499472921466473312558887956119193297.279.362.431.793418583811229.280.152.282.00011.187.910.712.6033.2930.85
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter21173517022033543138000000000.299.299.533.83239281735.256.234.234.0000.000.000.005.8517.0936.82
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7122655711312045000000000.314.314.646.96014634226.248.332.332.0000.000.000.008.8511.3047.89
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1405091151492042393000000000.293.293.483.77624647509.259.190.191.0000.000.000.004.5222.1331.54
New York Mets Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter942257129670913077539963333204195375682.276.358.419.77710782122965.272.143.274.00011.236.880.612.5334.2829.90
Houston Astros Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter5942101228614129643290752432221321236356.292.366.421.7878841782401.307.129.245.00010.129.250.911.7948.8628.99
Detroit Tigers Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter549210026458210487035883250149165362183.277.353.434.7879121822407.267.157.279.00010.396.190.602.9130.0031.27
Montreal Expos Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter518180329053186188128424203102062118113844.295.402.497.8998961852163.295.202.377.00014.339.520.663.7422.2634.84
Houston Colt 45s Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2398056917827614801180898661216.221.296.322.61825947905.232.101.200.0008.849.831.111.5557.5026.40
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter10934042102232955113918216316.300.370.459.82915634388.292.159.274.00010.054.640.462.3237.7833.33
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625346514927316803269494371116.279.362.431.79323046616.280.152.282.00011.187.910.712.6033.2930.85
Average Minor - Per 162 games16256413116925433106000000000.299.299.533.83230162564.256.234.234.0000.000.000.005.8517.0936.82

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou191B109--881581052949939.9898.61------15072.767.3
1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou19OF49--8251-8887.9891.78------15032.730.2
1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou201B49--44227434473469.9929.57------8955.130.2
1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou20OF38--7035-7873.9361.92------8942.723.5
1965Houston AstrosNLMLBhou21OF112--20212111225214.9511.91------13185.569.1
1965Houston AstrosNLMLBhou211B1--1---111.0001.00------1310.80.6
1966Houston AstrosNLMLBhou22OF148--28913122314302.9622.04------15396.791.4
1966Houston AstrosNLMLBhou221B1--22-1441.0004.00------1530.70.6
1967Houston AstrosNLMLBhou23OF144--26910112290279.9621.94------14996.688.9
1968Houston AstrosNLMLBhou241B147--1313931110014171406.9929.56------16191.390.7
1968Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24OF15--2312-2624.9231.60------1619.39.3
1969Montreal ExposNLMLBmon25OF156--26516102291281.9661.80------15898.796.3
1970Montreal ExposNLMLBmon26OF160--3081454327322.9852.01------160100.098.8
1971Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27OF162--29020185328310.9451.91------162100.0100.6
1972New York MetsNLMLBnyn28OF65-583108422114112.9821.720.19-----6698.541.7
1973New York MetsNLMLBnyn29OF152-13772971775321314.9782.070.23-----152100.094.4
1974New York MetsNLMLBnyn30OF147--2621955286281.9831.91------15197.490.7
1975New York MetsNLMLBnyn31OF153--2671543286282.9861.84------15598.794.4
1976Detroit TigersALMLBdet32OF126--218873233226.9701.79------16178.378.3
1976Detroit TigersALMLBdet32DH36---------------16122.422.4
1977Detroit TigersALMLBdet33DH156---------------15898.796.3
1978Detroit TigersALMLBdet34DH162---------------162100.0100.0
1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet35DH66---------------6897.141.0
1979Montreal ExposNLMLBmon351B22--1557111163162.9947.36------3857.913.8
1979Montreal ExposNLMLBmon35OF1--1---111.0001.00------382.60.6
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex36DH57---------------10952.335.4
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex361B30--24310627259253.9778.43------10927.518.6
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex36OF14--194-123231.0001.64------10912.88.7
1981New York MetsNLMLBnyn371B41--33920426363359.9898.76------7058.639.8
1982New York MetsNLMLBnyn38OF27--4342-4947.9591.74------11224.116.7
1982New York MetsNLMLBnyn381B18--12915-121441441.0008.00------11216.111.1
1983New York MetsNLMLBnyn391B5--365164241.9768.20------1044.83.1
1983New York MetsNLMLBnyn39OF5--4-1-54.8000.80------1044.83.1
1984New York MetsNLMLBnyn401B3--13--213131.0004.33------783.81.9
1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn41OF1--1---111.0001.00------541.90.6
MLB Totals for OF - 19 season(s)-   OF1675-196030181651033532863183.9691.901.62-----16750.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH477---------------4770.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 11 season(s)-   1B426--35542373727138283791.9908.90------4260.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1963Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou19--109------49-
1964Houston Colt 45sNLMLBhou20--49------38-
1965Houston AstrosNLMLBhou21--1------112-
1966Houston AstrosNLMLBhou22--1------148-
1967Houston AstrosNLMLBhou23---------144-
1968Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24--147------15-
1969Montreal ExposNLMLBmon25---------156-
1970Montreal ExposNLMLBmon26---------160-
1971Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27---------162-
1972New York MetsNLMLBnyn28---------65-
1973New York MetsNLMLBnyn29---------152-
1974New York MetsNLMLBnyn30---------147-
1975New York MetsNLMLBnyn31---------153-
1976Detroit TigersALMLBdet32---------12636
1977Detroit TigersALMLBdet33----------156
1978Detroit TigersALMLBdet34----------162
1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet35----------66
1979Montreal ExposNLMLBmon35--22------1-
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex36--30------1457
1981New York MetsNLMLBnyn37--41--------
1982New York MetsNLMLBnyn38--18------27-
1983New York MetsNLMLBnyn39--5------5-
1984New York MetsNLMLBnyn40--3--------
1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn41---------1-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1973New York MetsChamp. SeriesMLB29415430035003200000.200.333.8001.13312318.000.600.80016.6711.110.6716.675.00100.00
1973New York MetsWorld SeriesMLB297261112016002200000.423.464.6151.07916328.435.192.2697.147.141.003.5726.0027.27
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs415430035003200000.200.333.8001.13312318.000.600.80016.6711.110.6716.675.00100.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs7261112016002200000.423.464.6151.07916328.435.192.2697.147.141.003.5726.0027.27

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1986New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn42Broadcaster16210854.667--1Davey JohnsonWon World Series (Red Sox)
1987New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn43Broadcaster1629270.5683.02Davey Johnson
1988New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn44Broadcaster16010060.625--1Davey JohnsonLost NLCS (Dodgers)
1989New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn45Broadcaster1628775.5376.02Davey Johnson
1990New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn46Broadcaster1629171.5624.02Bud Harrelson,Davey Johnson
1991New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn47Broadcaster1617784.47820.55Bud Harrelson,Mike Cubbage
1992New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn48Broadcaster1627290.44424.05Jeff Torborg
1993New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn49Broadcaster16259103.36438.07Dallas Green,Jeff Torborg
1994New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn50Broadcaster1135558.48718.53Dallas Green
1995New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn51Broadcaster1446975.47921.02Dallas Green
* 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 [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1978Edgar Martinez Award (Outstanding MLB DH)1
1983National League Player of the Week (June 13-June 19)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1985-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1985-01-03ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mets. 
1984-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1980-12-16ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mets. 
1980-10-23Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1980-03-31TradeTraded by Expos to Rangers for Chris Smith and LaRue Washington. 
1979-07-20TradeTraded by Tigers to Expos for Randy Schafer and Cash. 
1975-12-12TradeTraded by Mets with Bill Laxton to Tigers for Billy Baldwin and Mickey Lolich. 
1972-04-05TradeTraded by Expos to Mets for Tim Foli, Mike Jorgensen and Ken Singleton. 
1969-01-22TradeTraded by Astros to Expos for Jesus Alou and Donn Clendenon. 
1961-09-11ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Astros. 
* 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
1961Houston Colt 45s-17100,000-------100,000Signing Bonus as an amateur free agent
1985New York MetsTeam Payroll41300,000-3331345370,78060,000400,000
* 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