Please SUPPORT US by putting your name on the SUPPORT WALL.
Tips Updates
MLB
Players
Teams
Leagues
Draft
Boxscores
Minor Leagues
College
People
Extra Bases
Applications
About

Rusty TillmanTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1979-1989 MLB Years: 1982-1988
Follow TBC on Twitter and Facebook

Drafted

PositionsOF-874, 1B-71, 3B-4Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKerry Jerome Tillman
Height6-0Weight185BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 29,1960 [58.083]PlaceJacksonville,Florida
CollegeFlorida State College at Jacksonville (Jacksonville,FL)

DraftedSelected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 10th round (201st overall) of the 1979 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutJune 6,1982 [21.281]
OrganizationsNYN [6] SFN [3] SDN [2] CHA [1] OAK [1] TEX [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID18914Retrosheet IDtillr001MLBAM ID123345
Research ToolsTrack this Player -- Intersect Player -- Compare Player -- Random Player
About Profile Data

Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Statistics -- Transactions -- Salaries
This player page is available for sponsorship:
Sponsor the Rusty Tillman page  -  You can show your support to the The Baseball Cube by sponsoring all of a player's pages for only $10/year.
About Sponsorships Program


Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed78Power66Contact51XBH54RBIs77Runs69Hitting81Durability69Team.488Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1979Little Falls MetsNYPLA-nyn-of18622470104503201200.318.370.409.7799128.318.091.455.34110.717.140.670.000.0014.29
1979Grays Harbor LoggersNwstA-nyn-of18602173364101330183344201300.295.386.392.7788514255.349.097.323.35513.3316.471.241.1872.3321.88
1979Totals for A--A-         662393771102334233374402500.297.384.393.7779415283.345.096.335.35413.0715.551.191.0679.6721.13
1980Lynchburg MetsCaroA+nyn-of19135526941662711879438469013400.316.369.454.82323946580.366.138.293.3697.9315.521.961.3865.7527.71
1981Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-of2012246466129214659295249214120.278.314.379.69317631494.335.101.205.3164.8618.623.831.2177.3324.03
1982Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-of21108404601301065542618375730220.322.381.413.79416721446.363.091.203.3588.3012.781.541.1280.8016.15
1982New York MetsNLMLBnyn34of211213421000100400000.154.154.231.3853113.222.077.154.1690.0030.770.000.000.0050.00
1983Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-of22126483671232078632303411114400.255.303.375.67818135526.313.120.238.3046.4621.103.261.5260.3828.46
1984Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-of23441511733513134342723000.219.248.325.573499160.248.106.139.2592.5016.886.751.8850.3327.27
1984Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAcha-of237525543786394395214930210.306.363.459.82211718281.347.153.251.3677.4717.442.333.2028.3323.08
1984Totals for AAA-AAA         119406601111141256138257653210.273.322.409.73116627441.309.136.209.3285.6717.233.042.7233.8324.32
1985Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-of24115412661392771275183237313320.337.371.524.89521646442.385.187.279.3915.2016.523.172.7134.3333.09
1986Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-of2574261428219234281223200630.314.360.437.79711424289.341.123.234.3487.6111.071.451.0487.0029.27
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24of25223961010162031100000.256.310.359.66914242.333.103.231.3037.1426.193.672.3839.0020.00
1987Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-of26943045096122105282325422520.316.379.467.84614224345.351.151.276.3689.2815.651.692.9030.4025.00
1988Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-1b-of2711342162124254127176256011310.295.333.458.79119341451.318.163.226.3515.5413.302.402.6635.0833.06
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn30of2744110013002100000.250.5001.0001.500416.000.7501.250.59433.3316.670.5016.674.00100.00
1989Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-1b28928250001101700000.179.207.179.3865029.238.000.071.1813.4524.147.000.000.000.00
1989Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-of28652493571194332103112920120.285.319.430.74910726263.312.145.217.3334.1811.032.641.1483.0036.62
1989Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         742773776194333113123620120.274.308.404.71211226292.305.130.202.3174.1112.333.001.0392.3334.21
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3856111320293051600000.232.295.375.67021461.289.143.286.0008.2026.233.203.2828.0030.77
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter114641976411247201538261820957317725172236150.297.346.429.77518003364589.340.132.244.0006.9115.802.291.7951.1826.94
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter8142940442876143366544511341209492151326130.298.345.437.78212862443203.337.139.235.0006.5315.362.352.0345.2327.85
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter13149268134214660305259914120.272.308.368.67618131523.330.096.197.0004.7818.933.961.1582.0023.13
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter135526941662711879438469013400.316.369.454.82323946580.366.138.293.0007.9315.521.961.3865.7527.71
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter662393771102334233374402500.297.384.393.7779415283.345.096.335.00013.0715.551.191.0679.6721.13
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter223961010162031100000.256.310.359.66914242.333.103.231.0007.1426.193.672.3839.0020.00
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1213421000100400000.154.154.231.3853113.222.077.154.0000.0030.770.000.000.0050.00
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter44110013002100000.250.5001.0001.500416.000.7501.250.00033.3316.670.5016.674.00100.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162239475590938130216800000.232.295.375.6709017260.289.143.286.0008.2026.233.203.2828.0030.77
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625939117628712873084510223520.297.346.429.77525447649.340.132.244.0006.9115.802.291.7951.1826.94

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1985Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-Rel240027.0010100001.05630111006.0045.00--9.009.001.00--
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0027.0010100001.05630111006.0045.00--9.009.001.00--
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0027.0010100001.05630111006.0045.00--9.009.001.00--
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings0027.0022002200000220.0110013206600220220220006.0045.00--9.009.001.00--

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1979Grays Harbor Loggers NwstA-nyn18OF60--140754152147.9672.45------60100.084.5
1979Little Falls Mets NYPLA-nyn18OF2--41--551.0002.50------633.32.9
1980Lynchburg Mets CaroA+nyn19OF101--1731053188183.9731.81------13574.872.7
1981Jackson Mets TexAAnyn20OF74--112732122119.9751.61------12260.7108.8
1981Jackson Mets TexAAnyn201B2--141111615.9387.50------1221.62.9
1982Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn21OF95--1561031169166.9821.75------10888.069.3
1982New York MetsNLMLBnyn21OF3--2---221.0000.67------1225.01.9
1983Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn22OF125--2201373240233.9711.86------12699.289.9
1984Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAcha23OF67--114853127122.9611.82------7589.343.5
1984Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn23OF37--544115958.9831.57------4484.126.4
1984Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn233B2--241-76.8573.00------444.51.4
1985Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn24OF90--17565-186181.9732.01------11578.362.5
1985Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn241B3--18-111918.9476.00------1152.62.1
1985Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn243B1---1-1111.0001.00------1150.90.7
1986Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn25OF59--12861-135134.9932.27------7479.741.5
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25OF17--20-1-2120.9521.18------2277.310.5
1987Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn26OF52--9966-111105.9462.02------9455.336.1
1988Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn271B49--41832944459450.9809.18------11343.434.3
1988Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn27OF37--734--77771.0002.08------11332.725.9
1988Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn273B1--1---111.0001.00------1130.90.7
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn27OF1--1---111.0001.00------425.00.6
1989Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex281B5--373-540401.0008.00------955.63.7
1989Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn28OF54--8623-9188.9671.63------6583.137.8
1989Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn281B12--679277876.9746.33------6518.58.4
MLB Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF21--23-1-2423.9581.10------210.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 8 season(s)-   OF616--11055931811951164.9741.89------6160.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B64--503411252556544.9788.50------640.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B4--351198.8892.00------40.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF74--112732122119.9751.61------740.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B7--514165655.9827.86------70.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF101--1731053188183.9731.81------1010.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF62--144854157152.9682.45------620.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1979Grays Harbor Loggers NwstA-nyn18---------60-
1979Little Falls Mets NYPLA-nyn18---------2-
1980Lynchburg Mets CaroA+nyn19---------101-
1981Jackson Mets TexAAnyn20--2------74-
1982Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn21---------95-
1982New York MetsNLMLBnyn21---------3-
1983Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn22---------125-
1984Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAcha23---------67-
1984Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn23-----2---37-
1985Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn24--3--1---90-
1986Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn25---------59-
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25---------17-
1987Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn26---------52-
1988Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn27--49--1---37-
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn27---------1-
1989Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex28--5--------
1989Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn28--12------54-

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1988-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1987-04-26ContractSigned as Free Agent by Giants. 
1987-03-20Released by Athletics. 
1986-04-18TradeTraded by Padres to Athletics for Kevin Russ and Bob Stoddard. 
1985-03-31TradeTraded by Mets to Padres for Rick Lancellotti. 
* 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
1986Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll2560,000-61444-386,34760,00060,000
1988San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll2762,500-60441-392,10762,500122,500
* 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