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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Vernon Scot Thompson
Stat Years
1974-1985  [mlb] 1978-1985
Height/Weight
6-3 / 195
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
OF (391) ... 1B (234)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
High School
Knoch (Saxonburg,PA)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Chicago Cubs in Round #1 (#7 overall) of the 1974 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1978-09-03 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.271)
Service Time
Organizations
CHN [7] SFN [2] MON [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 18877 ... retro id: thoms001 ... mlbam id: 123305
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1974Gulf Coast CubsGCLRk----18of-1b---147169224363119000000000.254.254.343.5971695810.000.089.0000.000.000.00169.00.5923.3
    1975Key WestFSLA+----19of-1b---2123424409563341000000000.224.224.274.49842411612.000.050.0000.000.000.00141.30.7112.6
    1976MidlandTexAA----20of-1b---311642547121112754000000000.285.285.369.65442515720.000.084.0000.000.000.0060.71.6516.5
    1977Wichita AerosAmerAAAchn-21of-1b---412444677136245115483454224300.305.369.455.82450020340.262.150.3169.008.400.9340.52.2029.4
    1978Wichita AerosAmerAAAchn-221b-of---51355198316933710643512536003600.326.384.474.85858124650.295.148.3499.1210.331.1351.91.7229.6
    1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2522ofL-S-E-P519367153002002401000.417.447.500.94739183.139.083.4695.1310.262.000.00.0020.0
    1979Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2523ofL-S-E-P61283463610013522943173711318.289.322.373.69536812920.136.084.3164.6210.052.18173.00.5420.0
    1980Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2524ofL-S-E-P7102226264810121366283111136.212.301.292.5932576613.204.080.23710.8912.061.11113.00.7827.1
    1981Iowa OaksAmerAAAchn-25of---8692773574100229114202301220.267.314.325.6393009012.155.058.2836.677.671.15138.50.6716.2
    1981Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25,2925ofL-S-E-P8571158195008207802312.165.208.209.417127245.122.044.1735.516.301.140.00.0026.3
    1982Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-261b-of---929931732602112110701100.344.404.473.877105448.247.129.3539.526.670.7046.51.9025.0
    1982Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1826ofL-S-E-P9497411275107015400002.365.405.459.86479346.149.094.3866.335.060.800.00.0022.2
    1983Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-27of-1b---10258691830181131100210.209.231.279.51091244.105.070.2243.3012.093.6786.01.1022.2
    1983Chicago CubsNLMLBchn1827ofL-S-E-P105388417310100031400004.193.220.250.47091224.091.057.2303.3015.384.670.00.0023.5
    1984San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn41281bL-S-E-P11120245307571131533026014511.306.376.355.731280879.180.049.33310.719.290.87245.00.3612.0
    1985San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn41291bL-S-E-P126411182350060021001005.207.221.252.473114285.063.045.2281.758.775.000.00.0021.7
    1985Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2429of-1bL-S-E-P123432291004003700101.281.333.313.64636101.125.032.3468.3319.442.330.00.0011.1
    MLB Totals (9 yrs)6261273132333529511017139714127121039.262.312.328.640139141866.146.066.2886.9710.141.45254.60.3619.8
    National League Totals (9 yrs)6261273132333529511017139714127121039.262.312.328.640139141866.146.066.2886.9710.141.45254.60.3619.8
    Minor League Totals66824393306889920372805721131143291430.282.317.385.7022595938156.171.103.2865.055.511.0965.91.4322.7
    Minor: Rk Totals47169224363119000000000.254.254.343.5971695810.089.089.2500.000.000.00169.00.5923.3
    Minor: A+ Totals123424409563341000000000.224.224.274.49842411612.050.050.2190.000.000.00141.30.7112.6
    Minor: AA Totals11642547121112754000000000.285.285.369.65442515720.085.084.2730.000.000.0060.71.6516.5
    Minor: AAA Totals38214212214297612261665721131143291430.302.358.427.7851577607114.243.125.3188.319.071.0954.71.6526.6
    Chicago Cubs Totals (6 yrs)4088859222639846912106298257522.255.303.331.63496129351.148.076.2816.4510.201.58221.20.4222.6
    San Francisco Giants Totals (2 yrs)1843563898121137533236024516.275.332.323.65539411514.143.048.3008.129.141.13356.00.2514.3
    Montreal Expos Totals (1 yrs)3432291004003700101.281.333.313.64636101.125.032.3468.3319.442.330.00.0011.1
    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
    1978Wichita AerosAmerAAA221B8700.0772561077838828.9889.500.0064.464.41
    1978Wichita AerosAmerAAA22OF4900.0101330107104.9722.100.0036.336.35
    1978Chicago CubsNLMLB221B2010.08101991.0004.500.901.210.55
    1978Chicago CubsNLMLB22OF5039.06000661.0001.200.153.126.311
    1979Chicago CubsNLMLB23OF1000700.0161753173168.9711.700.2461.778.13
    1980Chicago CubsNLMLB241B12044.04920651511.0004.301.167.411.84
    1980Chicago CubsNLMLB24OF660479.1100442108104.9631.600.2240.764.73
    1981Iowa OaksAmerAAA25OF6900.0177360186180.9682.600.0051.1100.03
    1981Chicago CubsNLMLB251B305.0701087.8752.301.402.95.32
    1981Chicago CubsNLMLB25OF300222.1491105150.9801.700.2329.152.65
    1982Iowa CubsAmerAAA261B600.0373244240.9526.700.004.420.73
    1982Iowa CubsAmerAAA26OF500.0301043.7500.600.003.717.27
    1982Chicago CubsNLMLB261B404.03100441.0001.001.002.58.22
    1982Chicago CubsNLMLB26OF230115.13620138381.0001.700.3314.246.97
    1983Iowa CubsAmerAAA271B500.04520547471.0009.400.003.720.03
    1983Iowa CubsAmerAAA27OF600.01100011111.0001.800.004.424.07
    1983Chicago CubsNLMLB271B102.0000000.0000.000.000.61.94
    1983Chicago CubsNLMLB27OF290144.22900029291.0001.000.2017.954.76
    1984San Francisco GiantsNLMLB281B870518.055536148592591.9986.801.1453.772.51
    1984San Francisco GiantsNLMLB28OF6040.0701087.8751.200.183.75.011
    1985San Francisco GiantsNLMLB291B240148.116816113185184.9957.701.2414.837.53
    1985Montreal ExposNLMLB291B3011.11110112121.0004.001.081.98.86
    1985Montreal ExposNLMLB29OF3010.01100221.0000.700.201.98.89
    MLB Totals - (1B)13607428015736916.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (OF)26201,7503891511612.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (1B)980085461128619.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (OF)12900292610012.0000.000.00---------
    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
    1978MLB--2------5-
    1978Minor--87------49-
    1979MLB---------100-
    1980MLB--12------66-
    1981MLB--3------30-
    1981Minor---------69-
    1982MLB--4------23-
    1982Minor--6------5-
    1983MLB--1------29-
    1983Minor--5------6-
    1984MLB--87------6-
    1985MLB--27------3-
    Totals--234------391-