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Tim TeufelTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1979-1993 MLB Years: 1983-1993
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Rated Prospect
World Series Champion

Positions2B-1279, 3B-99, 1B-83, SS-3, DH-2Position when Drafted2BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameTimothy Shawn Teufel
Height6-0Weight175BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 7,1958 [59.350]PlaceGreenwich,Connecticut
High SchoolSt. Mary's (Greenwich,CT)
CollegeClemson University (Clemson,SC), St. Petersburg College (St. Petersburg,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Minnesota Twins [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (38th overall) of the 1980 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Chicago White Sox [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (48th overall) of the 1979 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Milwaukee Brewers [Team Picks] in the 16th round (398th overall) of the 1978 Amateur Entry Draft
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1983-MIN-#6 ... 1984-MIN-#4
MLB DebutSeptember 3,1983 [25.058]
OrganizationsMIN [6] NYN [6] SDN [3] Awards1Awards Voting1-5
TBC Player ID18800Retrosheet IDteuft001MLBAM ID123212
RelationshipsFather of Shawn Teufel
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Player Notes:   Inducted into the Clemson University Athletics Hall of Fame in 2015
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed38Power80Contact56XBH80RBIs61Runs51Hitting64Durability70Team.513Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1979Clemson UniversityACCNCAA-12b205519758691431350130273200000.350.429.6501.07912830224.368.300.503.46712.0514.291.195.8015.1543.48
1980Clemson UniversityACCNCAA-12b214616844651611166133431400000.387.512.6901.20211628211.378.303.619.52120.386.640.335.2115.2743.08
1980Orlando TwinsSouAAmin-2b21862873876153114731496103200.265.370.453.82313029341.300.188.366.37114.3717.891.243.2326.0938.16
1981Orlando TwinsSouAAmin-2b2212841669103215176041458026520.248.321.445.76618543474.265.197.313.3459.4916.881.783.5924.4741.75
1982Orlando TwinsSouAAmin-2b231003405296124956165675135910.282.396.421.81714325424.301.139.368.36915.8012.030.762.1237.7826.04
1982Toledo Mud HensILAAAmin-2b2345149254210462011152325200.282.351.523.8747820173.295.241.342.3828.6713.291.533.4724.8347.62
1982Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         14548977138228157617682745101110.282.383.452.83522145597.299.170.360.37313.7412.400.902.5132.6032.61
1983Toledo Mud HensILAAAmin-2b24136471103152276271001341027114920.323.437.5771.01427260587.327.254.490.44217.3812.100.704.6017.4439.47
1983Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin112b24217811247136002802001.308.325.538.863421182.313.230.256.3782.449.764.003.6626.0045.83
1984Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin112b25157568761493031461137673224818.262.349.400.74922747652.278.138.268.33611.6611.200.962.1540.5731.54
1985Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin112b26138434581132431050424870374214.260.335.399.73417337496.288.139.253.3289.6814.111.462.0243.4032.74
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn112b2793279356920143112324213316.247.324.369.69310325318.275.122.233.31210.0613.211.311.2669.7536.23
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn112b28972995592290146132445323227.308.398.545.94316343350.333.237.388.40512.5715.141.204.0021.3646.74
1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn112b2990273356420043101294112416.234.306.352.6589624309.259.118.220.2989.3913.271.411.2968.2537.50
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn112b-1b308321927567221513325010214.256.350.333.6837311254.320.077.215.31812.6019.691.560.79109.5019.64
1990New York MetsNLMLBnyn112b-1b31801752843110102400153301115.246.304.480.7848421192.248.234.320.3457.8117.192.205.2117.5048.84
1991New York MetsNLMLBnyn111b-3b322034240012112800000.118.167.206.3737136.120.088.147.1745.5622.224.002.7834.0025.00
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn202b-3b32973073970160114282496914248.228.334.388.72211927363.258.160.339.32613.5019.011.413.0327.9138.57
1991Totals for NL-NL         1173414174160124493517714248.217.319.370.68912628399.244.153.320.31212.7819.301.513.0128.4237.84
1992San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn202b33101246235510062521314510137.224.312.337.6498316279.250.113.244.29811.1116.131.452.1541.0029.09
1993San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn202b3496200265011273122273903109.250.338.430.7688620231.277.180.315.34311.6916.881.443.0328.5740.00
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter10733112415789185128637923193875311227242385.254.336.404.74012562833562.279.150.276.00010.8614.911.372.4136.1935.87
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter495166328746985227028337122782868232750.282.382.486.8688081771999.299.204.386.00013.9114.311.033.5023.7637.74
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter18162012819437103312014511794391120.313.418.565.98335080760.319.252.455.00015.3912.370.804.3418.7941.24
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter31410431592754812371632371611925141630.264.360.439.799458971239.287.175.345.00012.9915.501.192.9928.1935.27
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter10136510213430424116263704600000.367.469.6681.13724458435.373.301.556.00016.0910.570.665.5215.2143.28
New York Mets Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter463127918232887335164691542275912628.256.336.411.7475261251459.285.155.273.00010.5615.561.472.4036.5438.11
Minnesota Twins Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3161080145286617271175512615151181033.265.342.409.751442951230.285.144.261.00010.2412.281.202.2040.0033.22
San Diego Padres Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter294753881753722498125107153274724.232.328.382.71028863873.260.150.301.00012.2617.531.432.7531.3836.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162470631192821357335880244313.254.336.404.74019043538.279.150.276.00010.8614.911.372.4136.1935.87
Average Minor - Per 162 games162544941532872393124919438920.282.382.486.86826458654.299.204.386.00013.9114.311.033.5023.7637.74

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1980Orlando Twins SouAAmin212B86--1961461746359342.9533.98------86100.060.1
1981Orlando Twins SouAAmin222B126--3123762092708688.9725.46------12898.488.7
1982Orlando Twins SouAAmin232B85--2311851554431416.9654.89------10085.059.0
1982Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAmin232B44--99139336241238.9885.41------4597.831.4
1983Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAmin242B132--30439413109711698.9825.29------13697.194.3
1983Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAmin24SS2--271-109.9004.50------1361.51.4
1983Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin242B18--4655114102101.9905.61------2185.711.1
1983Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24DH1---------------214.80.6
1983Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24SS1--13--441.0004.00------214.80.6
1984Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin252B157--3154851381813800.9845.10------157100.096.9
1985Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin262B137--2373521267601589.9804.30------13899.384.6
1985Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26DH1---------------1380.70.6
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn272B84--133173928315306.9713.64------9390.351.9
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn271B3--101--11111.0003.67------933.21.9
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn273B1---------------931.10.6
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn282B92--1382131043361351.9723.82------9794.856.8
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn281B1--111132.6672.00------971.00.6
1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn292B84--153212748372365.9814.35------9093.352.5
1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn291B3--221-123231.0007.67------903.31.9
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn302B40--5687614149143.9603.58------8348.224.7
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn301B33--20525416234230.9836.97------8339.820.4
1990New York MetsNLMLBnyn311B24--1069111116115.9914.79------8030.014.8
1990New York MetsNLMLBnyn312B24--2935256664.9702.67------8030.014.8
1990New York MetsNLMLBnyn313B10--6141-2120.9522.00------8012.56.2
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn322B65--101122322226223.9873.43------9767.040.1
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn323B48--287464108102.9442.13------9749.529.6
1991New York MetsNLMLBnyn321B6--472-149491.0008.17------2030.03.7
1991New York MetsNLMLBnyn323B5--15--661.0001.20------2025.03.1
1991New York MetsNLMLBnyn322B1--12--331.0003.00------205.00.6
1992San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn332B52--95125320223220.9874.23------10151.532.1
1992San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn333B26--1334415147.9221.81------10125.716.0
1992San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn331B5--294-233331.0006.60------1015.03.1
1993San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn342B52--85117222204202.9903.88------9654.232.1
1993San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn343B9--35--881.0000.89------969.45.6
1993San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn341B8--2121-2423.9582.88------968.34.9
MLB Totals for 2B - 11 season(s)-   2B806--138919786836434353367.9804.18------8060.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 5 season(s)-   3B99--51132115194183.9431.85------990.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 8 season(s)-   1B83--44145732493486.9865.86------830.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH2---------------20.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS1--13--441.0004.00------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B176--40353316145952936.9835.32------1760.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS2--271-109.9004.50------20.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B297--7397075219214981446.9654.87------2970.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1980Orlando Twins SouAAmin21---86-------
1981Orlando Twins SouAAmin22---126-------
1982Orlando Twins SouAAmin23---85-------
1982Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAmin23---44-------
1983Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAmin24---1322------
1983Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24---181-----1
1984Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25---157-------
1985Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26---137------1
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn27--384-1-----
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn28--192-------
1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn29--384-------
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn30--3340-------
1990New York MetsNLMLBnyn31--2424-10-----
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn32---65-48-----
1991New York MetsNLMLBnyn32--61-5-----
1992San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn33--552-26-----
1993San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn34--852-9-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1986New York MetsChamp. SeriesMLB2726010000000000000.167.167.167.334106.167.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1986New York MetsWorld SeriesMLB2739141011001200000.444.500.8891.3898210.500.445.55610.0020.002.0010.009.0050.00
1988New York MetsChamp. SeriesMLB2913000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs39010000000100000.111.111.111.222109.125.000.0000.0011.110.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs39141011001200000.444.500.8891.3898210.500.445.55610.0020.002.0010.009.0050.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1998New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn39Scout1628874.54318.02Bobby Valentine
1999New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn40Scout1639766.5956.52Bobby ValentineLost NLCS (Braves)
2000New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn41Scout1629468.5801.02Bobby ValentineLost World Series (Yankees)
2001New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn42Minor League Infield Coordinator1628280.5066.03Bobby Valentine
2002New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn43Minor League Infield Coordinator1617586.46626.55Bobby Valentine-
2003Brooklyn CyclonesNYPLA-Minornyn44Manager754728.627--1 Lost in Finals
2004Sarasota Red SoxFSLA+Minorbos45Manager1367561.5512.52 
2004St. Lucie MetsFSLA+Minornyn45Manager1296465.49610.55 
2005St. Lucie MetsFSLA+Minornyn46Manager1346668.49311.54 
2007Savannah Sand GnatsSALAMinornyn48Manager1354194.30445.58 
2008St. Lucie MetsFSLA+Minornyn49Manager1345381.39621.06 
2009St. Lucie MetsFSLA+Minornyn50Manager1346668.49312.04 
2010Binghamton MetsEastAAMinornyn51Manager1426676.46517.05 
2011Buffalo BisonsILAAAMinornyn52Manager1436182.42720.55 
2012New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn53Third Base Coach1627488.45724.04Terry Collins
2013New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn54Third Base Coach1627488.45722.03Terry Collins
2014New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn55Third Base Coach1627983.48817.03Terry Collins
2015New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn56Third Base Coach1629072.556--1Terry CollinsLost World Series (Royals)
2016New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn57Third Base Coach1628775.5378.02Terry CollinsLost NL Wild-Card Game (Giants)
* 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 [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1980Atlantic Coast Conference All-Conference (2B)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1993-11-01Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1992-01-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Padres. 
1991-10-30Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1991-05-31TradeTraded by Mets to Padres for Garry Templeton. 
1986-01-16TradeTraded by Twins with Pat Crosby to Mets for Joe Klink, Bill Latham and Billy Beane. 
* 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
1985Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll26110,000-4941718370,78060,000110,000
1986New York MetsTeam Payroll27200,000-4072041386,34760,000310,000
1987New York MetsTeam Payroll28277,500-2991658344,90660,000587,500
1988New York MetsTeam Payroll29537,500-2021372++392,10762,5001,125,000
1989New York MetsTeam Payroll30590,000-2211473++429,80262,5001,715,000
1990New York MetsTeam Payroll31612,500-2611563++515,727100,0002,327,500
1991New York MetsTeam Payroll32637,500-2961658742,231100,0002,965,000
1991San Diego PadresTeam Payroll32637,500-2961258742,231100,0002,965,000
1992San Diego PadresTeam Payroll33687,500-3141361962,245109,0003,652,500
1993San Diego PadresTeam Payroll34762,500-301867968,431109,0004,415,000
* 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