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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Donald Howard Sutton
Stat Years
1965-1988  [mlb] 1966-1988
Height/Weight
6-1 / 185
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (777)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1945-04-02 in Clio, Alabama   [75.238]
High School
Tate (Cantonment,FL)
Colleges
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (Gulfport, Mississippi), USC (Los Angeles, California)
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1964
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1966-04-14 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.012)
Service Time
Organizations
LAN [16] MIL [3] CAL [3] HOU [2] OAK [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 18640 ... retro id: suttd001 ... mlbam id: 123006
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1965Santa BarbaraCalifA+----201---811.501000000084.05918140151010000.886.320.001.6110.821.936.73.889
    1965AlbuquerqueTexAA----201---1562.7821000000165.015160510301380001.108.240.001.647.533.274.60.714
    1965Minor Totals: byYearA+/AA----202---2372.35310000310249.021078650452390001.027.590.001.638.642.825.31.767
    1966Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan20212Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12122.99373562020225.2192827519522095031.087.660.762.078.343.274.02.500
    1966MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12123.00373562020225.7192827519522095031.087.670.762.088.353.284.02.500
    1967Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan20223Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11153.953734113231232.222310610218571693061.208.630.702.206.544.102.96.423
    1967MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11153.953734113231232.722310610218571693061.218.640.702.216.554.112.96.423
    1968SpokanePCLAAA----234---111.13200000016.0112205190001.006.190.002.8110.691.133.80.500
    1968Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan20234Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11152.60352772681207.217964606591624321.157.760.262.567.022.772.75.423
    1968Minor Totals: byYearAAA----231---111.13200002016.0112205190001.006.190.002.8110.691.133.80.500
    1968MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11152.61352772681207.717964606591624321.157.780.262.567.042.782.75.423
    1969Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan20245Log - Sp - Ext - Perf17183.474141114000293.126912311325912179131.238.250.772.796.663.772.38.486
    1969MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf17183.474141114000293.326912311325912179131.238.260.772.796.663.782.38.486
    1970Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan20256Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15134.083838104000260.1251127118387820192101.268.681.312.706.954.392.58.536
    1970MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15134.083838104000260.3251127118387820192101.268.691.312.706.964.392.58.536
    1971Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan20267Log - Sp - Ext - Perf17122.543837124111265.1231857510551945051.087.840.341.876.582.883.53.586
    1971MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf17122.553837124111265.3231857510551945051.087.840.341.876.592.893.53.586
    1972Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan20278Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1992.083333189000272.2186786313632079140.916.140.432.086.832.573.29.679
    1972MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1992.083333189000272.7186786313632079140.916.150.432.086.842.583.29.679
    1973Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan20289Log - Sp - Ext - Perf18102.423333143000256.11967869185620010050.986.880.631.977.022.743.57.643
    1973MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf18102.423333143000256.31967869185620010050.986.890.631.977.032.743.57.643
    1974Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan202910Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1993.234040105000276.02411119923801794261.167.860.752.615.843.622.24.679
    1974MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1993.234040105000276.02411119923801794261.167.860.752.615.843.622.24.679
    1975Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan203011Log - Sp - Ext - Perf16132.873535114000254.1202878117621757031.047.150.602.196.193.082.82.552
    1975MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf16132.873535114000254.3202878117621757031.047.150.602.206.203.082.82.552
    1976Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan203112Log - Sp - Ext - Perf21103.063534154110267.2231989122821614131.177.770.742.765.413.301.96.677
    1976MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf21103.073534154110267.7231989122821614131.177.780.742.765.423.301.96.677
    1977Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan203213Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1483.18333393000240.1207938523691505131.157.750.862.585.623.482.17.636
    1977MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1483.19333393000240.3207938523691505131.157.760.862.595.623.492.17.636
    1978Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan203314Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15113.553434122000238.12281099429541546051.188.611.102.045.824.122.85.577
    1978MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15113.553434122000238.32281099429541546051.188.621.102.045.824.122.85.577
    1979Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan203415Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12153.82333261111226.02011099621611464111.168.000.842.435.814.342.39.444
    1979MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12153.82333261111226.02011099621611464111.168.000.842.435.814.342.39.444
    1980Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan203516Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1352.20323142111212.1163565220471280120.996.910.851.995.432.372.72.722
    1980MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1352.21323142111212.3163565220471280120.996.920.851.995.432.382.72.722
    1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou203617Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1192.61232363000158.213251466291040111.017.490.341.645.902.893.59.550
    1981MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----361Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1192.62232363000158.713251466291040111.027.510.341.655.922.903.59.550
    1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou203718Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1383.00272740000195.0169756510461393111.107.800.462.126.423.463.02.619
    1982Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil213718Log - Sp - Ext - Perf413.29772100054.2552120818360001.349.051.322.965.933.462.00.800
    1982MLB Totals: HOU-MILbyYearMLB----372Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1793.07343461000249.7224968518641753111.168.090.652.316.323.472.73.654
    1983Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil20,213819Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8134.08313140000220.120910910021541342051.198.540.862.215.474.452.48.381
    1983MLB Totals: MILbyYearMLB----381Log - Sp - Ext - Perf8134.09313140000220.320910910021541342051.198.550.862.215.484.462.48.381
    1984Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil203920Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14123.77333310000212.22241038924511434131.299.481.022.166.054.362.80.538
    1984MLB Totals: MILbyYearMLB----391Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14123.77333310000212.72241038924511434131.309.501.022.166.074.372.80.538
    1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak20,274021Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1383.89292911000194.119488841951916001.268.980.882.364.214.081.78.619
    1985California AngelsALMLBcal274021Log - Sp - Ext - Perf223.69550000031.227131368160001.117.671.712.274.553.692.00.500
    1985MLB Totals: OAK-CALbyYearMLB----402Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15103.86343411000226.02211019725591076001.248.801.002.354.264.021.81.600
    1986California AngelsALMLBcal20,274122Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15113.74343431000207.0192938631491164131.168.351.352.135.044.042.37.577
    1986MLB Totals: CALbyYearMLB----411Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15113.74343431000207.0192938631491164131.168.351.352.135.044.042.37.577
    1987California AngelsALMLBcal204223Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11114.70353410010191.21991011003841997071.259.341.781.934.654.742.41.500
    1987MLB Totals: CALbyYearMLB----421Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11114.71353410010191.71991011003841997071.269.371.791.934.664.752.41.500
    1988Bakersfield DodgersCalifA+lan-4324---014.02330000015.2169703190001.219.190.001.7210.915.176.33.000
    1988Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan204324Log - Sp - Ext - Perf363.9216160000087.1914438730442411.399.380.723.094.534.531.47.333
    1988Minor Totals: LANbyYearA+----431---014.14330000015.7169703190001.259.470.001.7811.255.336.33.000
    1988MLB Totals: LANbyYearMLB----431Log - Sp - Ext - Perf363.9316160000087.3914438730442411.399.400.723.104.554.551.47.333
    MLB Totals (25 yrs)3242563.2677475617858121855,282.34692210419144721343357411221821.147.990.802.296.093.582.66.559
    National League Totals (18 yrs)2571983.0760058316655121754,170.0359215761422325107129398919641.127.750.702.316.343.402.74.565
    American League Totals (7 yrs)67583.981741731230101,112.31100528492147272635232181.238.901.192.205.144.272.33.536
    Minor League Totals2492.38363000330280.723789740532770001.037.610.001.708.902.865.23.727
    Minor: A+ Totals821.9113300010099.77527210181200000.946.800.001.6310.892.456.67.800
    Minor: AA Totals1562.78210000210165.015160510301380001.108.240.001.647.533.274.60.714
    Minor: AAA Totals111.13200002016.0112205190001.006.190.002.8110.691.133.80.500
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (16 yrs)2331813.0955053315652121753,816.332911450131130999626968617621.127.760.732.356.363.422.71.563
    California Angels Totals (3 yrs)28244.16747341010430.34182071997598231111101.208.751.572.054.834.332.36.538
    Milwaukee Brewers Totals (3 yrs)26263.86717171000487.7488233209531233136181.259.010.982.275.784.302.54.500
    Houston Astros Totals (2 yrs)24172.835050103000353.730112611116752433221.067.670.411.916.193.213.24.585
    Oakland Athletics Totals (1 yrs)1383.89292911000194.319488841951916001.269.000.882.364.224.081.78.619
    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. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1966Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2021pL-S-E-P1388241520020012712001.183.202.207.40986172.037.024.2731.1631.4027.000.00.0013.3
    1967Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2022pL-S-E-P2437541020040022407000.133.156.160.31684122.053.027.1962.3828.5712.000.00.0020.0
    1968Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2023pL-S-E-P3366231100030022206201.177.197.177.37472110.032.000.2622.7830.5611.000.00.000.0
    1969Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2024pL-S-E-P4419861500030002819005.153.162.153.315108150.000.000.2140.0025.930.000.00.000.0
    1970Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2025pL-S-E-P54084613210610102215001.155.253.202.455100173.179.047.21010.0022.002.200.00.0023.1
    1971Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2026pL-S-E-P6398841920070031804000.216.242.239.48195212.057.023.2713.1618.956.000.00.0010.5
    1972Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2027pL-S-E-P73391413000100224111000.143.170.143.313105130.022.000.1941.9022.8612.000.00.000.0
    1973Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2028pL-S-E-P8338461010050051707103.119.167.131.29897111.071.012.1475.1517.533.400.00.0010.0
    1974Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2029pL-S-E-P9409871820070032219003.184.216.204.420111202.051.020.2372.7019.827.330.00.0011.1
    1975Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2030pL-S-E-P103580411100300420012003.138.179.150.32996121.063.012.1834.1720.835.000.00.009.1
    1976Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2031pL-S-E-P1135842710030061909003.083.144.095.2399981.083.012.1086.0619.193.170.00.0014.3
    1977Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2032pL-S-E-P123373311200800821010002.151.235.178.41391132.137.027.2128.7923.082.630.00.0018.2
    1978Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2033pL-S-E-P13347216000300422014000.083.132.083.2159060.056.000.1204.4424.445.500.00.000.0
    1979Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2034pL-S-E-P14337721100030011708001.143.154.143.29786110.013.000.1831.1619.7717.000.00.000.0
    1980Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2035pL-S-E-P1532643500010011908004.078.092.078.1707350.016.000.1111.3726.0319.000.00.000.0
    1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2036pL-S-E-P1623511700030051215002.137.228.137.3656270.098.000.1798.0619.352.400.00.000.0
    1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2037pL-S-E-P17276831100010022504000.162.186.162.34874110.029.000.2562.7033.7812.500.00.000.0
    1988Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2043pL-S-E-P181623120001001606000.087.125.087.2123020.043.000.1183.3320.006.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (18 yrs)611135464195151064106036561363029.144.183.157.340155921216.058.013.1973.8523.416.080.00.008.2
    National League Totals (18 yrs)611135464195151064106036561363029.144.183.157.340155921216.058.013.1973.8523.416.080.00.008.2
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (16 yrs)561123560177151060105332851273027.143.181.157.338142319416.057.014.1953.7223.056.190.00.009.0
    Houston Astros Totals (2 yrs)5011941800040073719002.151.205.151.356136180.059.000.2205.1527.215.290.00.000.0
    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
    1966Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB21P370225.2832234240.9521.100.1822.897.47
    1967Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB22P370232.2731123938.9741.000.1622.886.06
    1968Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB23P350207.21225103837.9741.100.1821.697.26
    1969Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB24P410293.11943136362.9841.500.2125.3100.03
    1970Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB25P380260.02128315249.9421.300.1923.695.02
    1971Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB26P380265.02726255553.9641.400.2023.597.43
    1972Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB27P330273.01834125352.9811.600.1921.3100.03
    1973Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB28P330256.11234124746.9791.400.1820.5100.05
    1974Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB29P400276.017330150501.0001.300.1824.7100.03
    1975Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB30P350254.12425205149.9611.400.1921.6100.05
    1976Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB31P350267.2531123736.9731.000.1321.6100.02
    1977Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB32P330240.11529134544.9781.300.1820.4100.04
    1978Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB33P340238.113230236361.0001.100.1521.0100.04
    1979Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB34P330226.01624124140.9761.200.1820.4100.05
    1980Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB35P320212.12425235149.9611.500.2319.6100.08
    1981Houston AstrosNLMLB36P230158.21124233735.9461.500.2220.9100.05
    1982Houston AstrosNLMLB37P270195.01620123736.9731.300.1816.7100.09
    1982Milwaukee BrewersALMLB37P7054.2680114141.0002.000.264.3100.013
    1983Milwaukee BrewersALMLB38P310220.11323113736.9731.200.1619.1100.06
    1984Milwaukee BrewersALMLB39P330212.21119113130.9680.900.1420.5100.05
    1985Oakland AthleticsALMLB40P290194.1731414238.9051.300.2017.9100.07
    1985California AngelsALMLB40P5031.21100221.0000.400.063.1100.015
    1986California AngelsALMLB41P340207.01814213432.9410.900.1521.0100.04
    1987California AngelsALMLB42P350191.28180126261.0000.700.1421.6100.06
    1988Bakersfield DodgersCalifA+43P300.02000221.0000.700.002.1100.017
    1988Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB43P16087.1512101817.9441.100.209.9100.010
    MLB Totals - (P)77405,276334613314211.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (P)300200011.0000.000.00---------
    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
    1966MLB37----------
    1967MLB37----------
    1968MLB35----------
    1969MLB41----------
    1970MLB38----------
    1971MLB38----------
    1972MLB33----------
    1973MLB33----------
    1974MLB40----------
    1975MLB35----------
    1976MLB35----------
    1977MLB33----------
    1978MLB34----------
    1979MLB33----------
    1980MLB32----------
    1981MLB23----------
    1982MLB34----------
    1983MLB31----------
    1984MLB33----------
    1985MLB34----------
    1986MLB34----------
    1987MLB35----------
    1988MLB16----------
    1988Minor3----------
    Totals777----------