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Frank TananaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1972-1993 MLB Years: 1973-1993
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1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsP-638Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameFrank Daryl Tanana
Height6-3Weight195BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateJuly 3,1953 [64.293]PlaceDetroit,Michigan
High SchoolDetroit Catholic Central (Novi,MI)
CollegeCal State Fullerton (Fullerton,CA)

DraftedSelected by the California Angels [Team Picks] in the 1st round (13th overall) of the 1971 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 9,1973 [20.068]
OrganizationsCAL [9] DET [8] TEX [4] BOS [1] NYA [1] NYN [1] Awards3Awards Voting5-48
TBC Player ID18694Retrosheet IDtanaf001MLBAM ID123084
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Player Notes:   Opening day starter for Detroit Tigers in 1991
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts62Walks73Hittable53SO/BB74vsPower53Hitting3Durability82Team.475Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1972nullA--ST18722.79191903200129.011148400571340001.307.74--3.989.352.35.778-
1973nullAA--ST191662.712626015400206.017072620631970001.137.43--2.758.613.13.727-
1973nullAAA--ST19102.57220110014.0115402150000.937.07--1.299.647.501.000-
1973Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST01762.702828016500220.018177660652120001.127.40--2.668.673.26.7391.52
1973California AngelsALMLBcal40ST19223.08440210026.02011928222001.066.840.682.737.522.75.5002.79
1974California AngelsALMLBcal40ST2014193.123935412420268.22621049327771804281.268.780.902.586.032.34.4243.49
1975California AngelsALMLBcal40ST211692.623433116510257.0211807521732698171.107.380.732.559.413.68.6402.49
1976California AngelsALMLBcal40ST2219102.433434023200288.0212887824732615090.996.620.752.288.153.58.6552.76
1977California AngelsALMLBcal40ST231592.543131020700241.02017268196120581121.097.500.712.277.653.36.6252.97
1978California AngelsALMLBcal40ST2418123.653333010400239.02391089726601375891.259.000.982.265.162.28.6003.72
1979California AngelsALMLBcal40ST25753.8918171210090.0934439925466121.319.270.902.494.581.84.5833.91
1980California AngelsALMLBcal40ST2611124.15323117010204.02231079418451133181.319.840.791.994.992.51.4783.57
1981Boston Red SoxALMLBbos40ST274104.01242315200141.014270631743782041.319.041.082.744.971.81.2864.06
1982Texas RangersALMLBtex28ST287184.21303007000194.0199102911655870171.319.220.742.554.031.58.2803.85
1983Texas RangersALMLBtex28S/R29793.16292273010159.0144705614491086171.218.130.792.776.102.20.4383.60
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex28ST3015153.25353509100246.023411789308114112461.288.551.102.965.151.74.5004.27
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex28ST31275.9113130000077.28953511523523001.4410.311.742.676.032.26.2224.74
1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet26ST311073.34202004000137.0131595113341072121.208.580.852.237.013.15.5883.14
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet26ST321294.16323113110188.0196958723651197131.399.371.103.115.691.83.5714.18
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet26ST3315103.91343405300218.22161069527561466051.248.891.112.306.012.61.6003.98
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet26ST3414114.21323202000203.02131059525641276041.369.441.112.845.631.98.5604.12
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet26ST3510143.58333306100223.22271058921741478081.359.130.852.985.921.99.4173.77
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet26ST36985.31342951041176.019010410425661145191.459.701.283.375.821.73.5294.63
1991Detroit TigersALMLBdet26ST3713123.77333303200217.0217989126781073121.368.991.083.234.431.37.5204.53
1992Detroit TigersALMLBdet26ST3813114.39323113000186.21881029122909111171.499.061.064.344.391.01.5424.90
1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn29ST397154.48292900000183.01981009126481047291.349.741.282.365.112.17.3184.63
1993New York YankeesALMLBnya31ST39023.20330000019.21810727120001.278.240.923.205.491.71.0004.16
MLB Totals - 21 Season(s)Filter2402363.6663861622143341014182.040631910170444812552773119271281.278.730.962.705.962.21.5041.06
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2482.734747019700349.029212510601223460001.197.53--3.158.922.84.750-
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter102.57220110014.0115402150000.937.07--1.299.647.501.000-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1662.712626015400206.017072620631970001.137.43--2.758.613.13.727-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter722.79191903200129.011148400571340001.307.74--3.989.352.35.778-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter96824.082502437277511549.01578774703182527958485401.369.151.063.065.561.82.539-
California Angels Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter102783.0822521879224401613.0146161455314642212334114551.178.140.812.356.872.92.567-
Texas Rangers Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter31493.81107100719110676.266634228775208388216201.298.851.002.765.151.87.388-
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7154.48292900000183.01981009126481047291.349.741.282.365.112.17.318-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4104.01242315200141.014270631743782041.319.041.082.744.971.81.286-
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter023.20330000019.21810727120001.278.240.923.205.491.71.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13123.66343228210220.02131009024661466171.278.730.962.705.962.21.5201.06
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1552.733030012400220.018479670772180001.197.53--3.158.922.84.750-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1991Detroit TigersALMLBdet26p37331000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn29p3929583911050121103000.155.183.207.39012263.191.052.069.1783.1717.465.500.000.0022.22
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter62593911050121203000.153.180.203.38312264.191.050.068.0003.1318.756.000.000.0022.22
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter29583911050121103000.155.183.207.39012263.191.052.069.0003.1717.465.500.000.0022.22
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter331000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162154824330130353108000.153.180.203.383315167.191.050.068.0003.1318.756.000.000.0022.22

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1973California AngelsALMLBcal19P4-26-5--551.0001.250.19----14100.02.5
1974California AngelsALMLBcal20P39-268939144948.9801.230.18-----39100.024.1
1975California AngelsALMLBcal21P34-257944255553.9641.560.21-----34100.021.1
1976California AngelsALMLBcal22P34-2881245115857.9831.680.20-----34100.021.0
1977California AngelsALMLBcal23P31-2411537125352.9811.680.22-----31100.019.1
1978California AngelsALMLBcal24P33-239825-233331.0001.000.14-----33100.020.4
1979California AngelsALMLBcal25P18-90312111615.9380.830.17-----18100.011.1
1980California AngelsALMLBcal26P32-2041224-136361.0001.130.18-----32100.020.0
1981Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27P24-141925123534.9711.420.24-----24100.022.2
1982Texas RangersALMLBtex28P30-1948301-3938.9741.270.20-----30100.018.5
1983Texas RangersALMLBtex29P29-1599372-4846.9581.590.29-----29100.017.9
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex30P35-2461835-253531.0001.510.22-----35100.021.7
1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet31P20-137920-129291.0001.450.21-----20100.012.4
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex31P13-77511111716.9411.230.21-----13100.08.1
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet32P32-1881926254745.9571.410.24-----32100.019.8
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet33P34-2181435-249491.0001.440.22-----34100.021.0
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet34P32-2031131144342.9771.310.21-----32100.019.8
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet35P33-2231641-257571.0001.730.26-----33100.020.4
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet36P34-176927--36361.0001.060.20-----34100.021.0
1991Detroit TigersALMLBdet37P33-2171236134948.9801.450.22-----33100.020.4
1992Detroit TigersALMLBdet38P32-186830214038.9501.190.20-----32100.019.8
1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn39P29-1831122113433.9711.140.18-----29100.017.9
1993New York YankeesALMLBnya39P3-19-11-21.5000.330.05-----3100.01.9
MLB Totals for P - 21 season(s)-   P638-41802266381940883864.9781.350.21----16380.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1973California AngelsALMLBcal194----------
1974California AngelsALMLBcal2039----------
1975California AngelsALMLBcal2134----------
1976California AngelsALMLBcal2234----------
1977California AngelsALMLBcal2331----------
1978California AngelsALMLBcal2433----------
1979California AngelsALMLBcal2518----------
1980California AngelsALMLBcal2632----------
1981Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2724----------
1982Texas RangersALMLBtex2830----------
1983Texas RangersALMLBtex2929----------
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex3035----------
1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet3120----------
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex3113----------
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet3232----------
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet3334----------
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet3432----------
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet3533----------
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet3634----------
1991Detroit TigersALMLBdet3733----------
1992Detroit TigersALMLBdet3832----------
1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn3929----------
1993New York YankeesALMLBnya393----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1979California AngelsChamp. SeriesMLB25003.601005.0622301.6010.800.003.605.401.500.00.000
1987Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB33015.061005.1634101.9610.130.006.751.690.250.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs014.35202000010.31205064001.7410.450.005.233.480.670.00.000

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1976AL Player of the Month (September)1
1977AL Player of the Month (May)1
1978AL Player of the Month (April)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1993-10-29Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1993-09-17TradeTraded by Mets to Yankees for Kenny Greer. 
1992-12-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mets. 
1992-12-03Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1989-11-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1989-11-13Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-02-17ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1987-11-09Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1985-06-20TradeTraded by Rangers to Tigers for Duane James. 
1982-01-06ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1981-11-13Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1981-01-23TradeTraded by Angels with Joe Rudi and Jim Dorsey to Red Sox for Steve Renko and Fred Lynn. 
* 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
1985Detroit TigersTeam Payroll31590,000-1681073++370,78060,000590,000
1985Texas RangersTeam Payroll31590,000-168673++370,78060,000590,000
1986Detroit TigersTeam Payroll32662,500-1731176++386,34760,0001,252,500
1987Detroit TigersTeam Payroll33662,500-152779++344,90660,0001,915,000
1988Detroit TigersTeam Payroll341,100,000-51493++392,10762,5003,015,000
1989Detroit TigersTeam Payroll35925,000-122885++429,80262,5003,940,000
1990Detroit TigersTeam Payroll361,100,000-127682++515,727100,0005,040,000
1991Detroit TigersTeam Payroll371,900,000-123483++742,231100,0006,940,000
1992Detroit TigersTeam Payroll381,700,000-187877++962,245109,0008,640,000
1993New York MetsTeam Payroll391,500,000-2191176++968,431109,00010,140,000
1993New York YankeesTeam Payroll391,500,000-2191676++968,431109,00010,140,000
* 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