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Joe StrainTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1973-1983 MLB Years: 1979-1981
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Positions2B-490, 3B-7, SS-3Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJoseph Allan Strain
Height5-10Weight169BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateApril 30,1954 [63.355]PlaceDenver,Colorado
High SchoolGeorge Washington (Denver,CO)
CollegeUniversity of Northern Colorado (Greeley,CO)
MLB DebutJune 28,1979 [25.059]
OrganizationsSFN [5] CHN [2] TEX [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID18525Retrosheet IDstraj101MLBAM ID122850
RelationshipsFather of Ryan Strain
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed49Power34Contact88XBH35RBIs29Runs56Hitting66Durability63Team.472Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1975University of Northern CoPlainsNCAA-12b213713436447463311024400000.328.430.5751.0057717158.306.247.507.45015.192.530.173.8022.3338.64
1976University of Northern CoPlainsNCAA-12b223713645519110416218500000.375.448.6761.1249220154.339.301.463.50511.693.250.286.4913.6039.22
1976Great FallsPioRk-22712826394137150000000000.333.333.440.77312421282.331.107.106.3520.000.000.000.35282.0022.34
1977Fresno GiantsCalifA+sfn-23136556124188333788428821764400.338.426.446.87224843652.338.108.317.39312.582.610.211.0779.4322.87
1978Phoenix GiantsPCLAAAsfn-2b24138561881713743523510693031200.305.383.401.78422544636.317.096.264.36010.854.720.430.47187.0025.73
1979Phoenix GiantsPCLAAAsfn62b2575310479213112676241822200.297.349.355.70411015340.311.058.139.3227.065.290.750.29310.0016.30
1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn202b2567257276281112841321311105.241.285.292.5777510285.258.051.117.2654.567.371.620.35257.0016.13
1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn202b267718926546001612101007108.286.320.317.637606207.300.031.079.2934.834.831.000.000.0011.11
1981Iowa OaksAmerAAAchn-2b271127461001005400000.222.344.259.6037132.261.037.222.29515.6312.500.800.000.0016.67
1981Chicago CubsNLMLBchn172b2725747141001005710001.189.250.203.45315180.209.014.081.2196.258.751.400.000.007.14
1982Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-2b2880266487813112488251813210.293.354.361.7159615297.309.068.162.3258.426.060.720.34266.0019.23
1983Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-2b298633645889302735381623300.262.338.307.64510312382.272.045.152.3009.954.190.420.000.0013.64
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter169520601301511299628384182014.250.292.288.58015017572.267.038.098.0004.906.641.360.17520.0013.08
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter59723384197171191913268953724310314131310.307.373.391.7649131512621.315.084.213.0009.273.930.420.50179.8521.06
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3901500232435739513053291618689910.290.360.361.721541871687.303.071.194.0009.545.100.530.30300.0020.00
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter136556124188333788428821764400.338.426.446.87224843652.338.108.317.00012.582.610.211.0779.4322.87
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter712826394137150000000000.333.333.440.77312421282.331.107.106.0000.000.000.000.35282.0022.34
NCAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1442708195165167447242900000.352.439.6261.06516937312.322.274.596.00013.462.880.215.1316.8838.95
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter25747141001005710001.189.250.203.45315180.209.014.081.0006.258.751.400.000.007.14
Average MLB - Per 162 games162498581251411289627364172013.250.292.288.58014416548.267.038.098.0004.906.641.360.17520.0013.08
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626341141953254732610662844400.307.373.391.76424841711.315.084.213.0009.273.930.420.50179.8521.06

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Phoenix Giants PCLAAAsfn242B138--33649323141852829.9736.01------138100.098.6
1979Phoenix Giants PCLAAAsfn252B75--1692381847425407.9585.43------75100.051.0
1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn252B67--147188632341335.9825.00------67100.041.4
1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn253B1---1--111.0001.00------671.50.6
1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn262B42--85102215189187.9894.45------7754.526.1
1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn263B6--311211614.8752.33------777.83.7
1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn26SS1---------------771.30.6
1981Iowa Oaks AmerAAAchn272B3--76111413.9294.33------1127.32.2
1981Chicago CubsNLMLBchn272B20--3881310122119.9755.95------2580.019.4
1982Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn282B59--116169634291285.9794.83------8073.843.7
1982Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn28SS2--241-76.8573.00------802.51.5
1983Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex292B86--182224953415406.9784.72------86100.063.7
MLB Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B129--2703711157652641.9834.97------1290.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B7--312211715.8822.14------70.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 5 season(s)-   2B361--81011305727619971940.9715.37------3610.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS2--241-76.8573.00------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Phoenix Giants PCLAAAsfn24---138-------
1979Phoenix Giants PCLAAAsfn25---75-------
1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn25---67-1-----
1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn26---4216-----
1981Iowa Oaks AmerAAAchn27---3-------
1981Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27---20-------
1982Iowa Cubs AmerAAAchn28---592------
1983Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex29---86-------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1985Everett GiantsNwstA-Minorsfn31Manager744034.541--1 League Champions
1986Everett GiantsNwstA-Minorsfn32Manager744034.5415.02 
1987Everett GiantsNwstA-Minorsfn33Manager754926.653--1 Lost in Finals
1988Everett GiantsNwstA-Minorsfn34Manager764234.553--1 
1989Everett GiantsNwstA-Minorsfn35Manager753144.41310.04 
1994San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn40Scout1155560.4783.52Dusty Baker
1995San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn41Scout1446777.46511.04Dusty Baker
1996San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn42Scout1626894.42023.04Dusty Baker
1997San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn43Scout1629072.556--1Dusty BakerLost in 1st Round (Giants)
1997Salem-Keizer VolcanoesNwstA-Minorsfn43Hitting Coach764036.5264.03Shane Turner
1998San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn44Scout1638974.5469.52Dusty Baker
1999San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn45Scout1628676.53114.01Dusty Baker
2000San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn46Scout1629765.599--1Dusty BakerLost in 1st Round (Mets)
2001San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn47Scout1629072.5562.02Dusty Baker
2002San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn48Scout1619566.5902.52Dusty BakerLost World Series (Angels)
2003Salem-Keizer VolcanoesNwstA-Minorsfn49Hitting Coach764333.566--1Jack LindLost in Finals
2003San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn49Scout16110061.621--1Felipe AlouLost in 1st Round (Marlins)
2004Salem-Keizer VolcanoesNwstA-Minorsfn50Manager763739.4875.03 
2004San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn50Scout1629171.5622.02Felipe Alou-
2005San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn51Scout1627587.4637.03Felipe Alou-
2006San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn52Scout1617685.47211.53Felipe Alou
2007San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn53Scout1627191.43819.05Bruce Bochy
* 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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1980-12-12TradeTraded by Giants with Philip Nastu to Cubs for Mike Turgeon, Jesus Figueroa and Jerry Martin. 
1976-06-14ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
* 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.