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Steve SwisherHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1973-1983 MLB Years: 1974-1982
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PositionsC-517Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameSteven Eugene Swisher
Height6-2Weight205BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 9,1951 [66.198]PlaceParkersburg,West Virginia
High SchoolSouth (Parkersburg,WV)
CollegeOhio University (Athens,OH)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago White Sox in the 1st round (21st overall) of the 1973 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutJune 14,1974 [22.310]
OrganizationsCHN [4] SLN [3] SDN [2] ATL [1] CHA [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID18674Retrosheet IDswiss101MLBAM ID123061
RelationshipsFather of Nick Swisher
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed24Power48Contact21XBH47RBIs38Runs31Hitting30Durability27Team.465Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1973KnoxvilleSouAA--2154161193450618000000000.211.211.354.5655711161.181.143.143.2520.000.000.003.7326.8332.35
1973IowaAmerAAA--21621160011000000000.286.286.429.7159121.250.143.143.3210.000.000.004.7621.0016.67
1973Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         60182204050719000000000.220.220.363.5836612182.189.143.143.2600.000.000.003.8526.0030.00
1974WichitaAmerAAA--2252153153041313000000000.196.196.294.490458153.180.098.098.2220.000.000.001.9651.0026.67
1974Chicago CubsNLMLBchn9c229028021605052703376323317.214.307.286.5938010325.256.072.193.28311.3819.381.701.5456.0016.67
1975WichitaAmerAAA--23721860049000000000.286.286.8571.14318421.118.571.571.5040.000.000.0019.055.2566.67
1975Chicago CubsNLMLBchn9c23932542054162122103057464715.213.301.303.6047719298.265.090.213.27510.0719.131.900.34254.0035.19
1976Chicago CubsNLMLBchn9c241093772589133542212082275311.236.275.326.60112321411.285.090.146.2754.8719.954.101.2275.4023.60
1977Chicago CubsNLMLBchn9c25742052139705150094722253.190.229.298.5276112220.219.108.151.2254.0921.365.222.2741.0030.77
1978St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2c26451151132511101081410006.278.331.365.696427124.310.087.165.3206.4511.291.750.81115.0021.88
1979St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln9c27387341111130061700102.151.213.233.44617380.179.082.164.2077.5021.252.831.2573.0027.27
1980St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln9c281824261002001700002.250.280.292.5727125.353.042.083.2624.0028.007.000.000.0016.67
1981San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn9c2916282400000021100001.143.200.143.3434030.235.000.071.1696.6736.675.500.000.000.00
1982San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn9c30265821010230052401000.172.238.293.53117364.250.121.207.2457.8137.504.803.1329.0030.00
1983Richmond BravesILAAAatl-c31411011322124200092312200.218.283.386.669397115.237.168.257.2997.8320.002.563.4825.2531.82
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter509141410830549720124441183221119151647.216.279.303.582428761577.262.087.170.0007.4820.422.731.2770.7024.92
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter160457569810318610092312200.214.230.368.59816831471.191.154.173.0001.914.882.563.8225.3931.63
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter10629637645312430092312200.216.240.375.61511120310.198.159.189.0002.907.422.563.8724.6731.25
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter54161193450618000000000.211.211.354.5655711161.181.143.143.0000.000.000.003.7326.8332.35
Chicago Cubs Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter3661116872424151610634962491018141636.217.282.306.588341621254.261.089.174.0007.6619.862.591.2869.7525.62
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter101212174972215101538101010.231.284.311.5956611229.272.080.156.0006.5516.592.530.87106.0022.45
San Diego Padres Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter428641410230073501001.163.226.244.47021394.245.081.163.0007.4537.235.002.1343.0021.43
Average MLB - Per 162 games16245034971626391138102465515.216.279.303.58213624502.262.087.170.0007.4820.422.731.2770.7024.92
Average Minor - Per 162 games162463579910318620092312200.214.230.368.59817031477.191.154.173.0001.914.882.563.8225.3931.63

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1974Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22C90--4935078550543.9876.03-492566.2690100.055.6
1975Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23C93--42636105472462.9794.97-472169.1793100.057.4
1976Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24C107--57449116634623.9835.82-623663.3810998.266.0
1977Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25C72--3273893374365.9765.07-472664.417497.344.4
1978St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26C42--202132-217215.9915.12-----24593.325.9
1979St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27C33--105632114111.9743.36------3886.820.4
1980St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28C8--2111-2322.9572.75------1844.44.9
1981San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn29C10--3311-3534.9713.40-5183.311662.59.1
1982San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn30C26--9392-104102.9813.92-19579.2126100.016.0
1983Richmond Braves ILAAAatl31C36--191421197195.9905.42-----14187.825.9
MLB Totals for C - 9 season(s)-   C481--2274203462425232477.9825.15-22911466.8264810.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C36--191421197195.9905.42-----1360.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1974Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22-90---------
1975Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23-93---------
1976Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24-107---------
1977Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25-72---------
1978St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26-42---------
1979St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27-33---------
1980St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28-8---------
1981San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn29-10---------
1982San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn30-26---------
1983Richmond Braves ILAAAatl31-36---------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1985Waterloo IndiansMidwAMinorcle33Manager1406773.47914.04 
1986Waterloo IndiansMidwAMinorcle34Manager1407862.557--1 League Champions
1987Buffalo BisonsAmerAAAMinorcle35Manager1406674.47113.05 
1987Williamsport BillsEastAAMinorcle35Manager1396079.43227.57 
1988Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAMinorcle36Manager1396277.44622.55 
1989Jackson MetsTexAAMinornyn37Manager1356174.45218.04 
1990Tidewater TidesILAAAMinornyn38Manager1467967.5418.02 
1991Tidewater TidesILAAAMinornyn39Manager1427765.5427.02 
1992Binghamton MetsEastAAMinornyn40Manager1387959.5721.02 League Champions
1993Binghamton MetsEastAAMinornyn41Manager1406872.48627.05 
1994New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn42Bullpen Coach1135558.48718.53Dallas Green
1995New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn43Bullpen Coach1446975.47921.02Dallas Green
1996New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn44Bullpen Coach1627191.43825.04Dallas Green,Bobby Valentine
1997New Orleans ZephyrsAmerAAAMinorhou45Manager1447470.5140.52 Lost in Semi-Finals
2005Reading PhilliesEastAAMinorphi53Manager1426973.48615.04 
* 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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1982-11-10Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1980-12-08TradeTraded by Cardinals with Al Olmsted, Kim Seaman, John Urrea, John Littlefield, Mike Phillips and Terry Kennedy to Padres for Bob Geren, Gene Tenace, Bob Shirley and Rollie Fingers. 
1977-12-08TradeTraded by Cubs with Jerry Morales and Cash to Cardinals for Hector Cruz and Dave Rader. 
1973-12-11TradeTraded by White Sox with Jim Kremmel, Ken Frailing and Steve Stone to Cubs for Ron Santo. 
* 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.