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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
David Vance Tobik
Stat Years
1975-1985  [mlb] 1978-1985
Height/Weight
6-1 / 195
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (330)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1953-03-02 in Euclid, Ohio   [66.332]
Death
High School
Brush (Cleveland,OH)
Colleges
Ohio University (Athens, Ohio)
Draft
Selected by the Detroit Tigers in Round #1 (#2 overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft (Jan-Sec Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1978-08-26 - Boxscore  (Age: 25.177)
Service Time
Organizations
DET [6] TEX [2] SEA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 18929 ... retro id: tobid001 ... mlbam id: 123364
Relations
Father of Dan Tobik
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1975LakelandFSLA+----221---142.50500000036.0291410019220001.337.250.004.755.503.501.16.200
    1975MontgomerySouAA----221---694.362000000099.01075748044620001.539.730.004.005.645.181.41.400
    1975Minor Totals: byYearA+/AA----222---7133.87250000250135.01367158063840001.479.070.004.205.604.731.33.350
    1976LakelandFSLA+----232---311.07600000042.028115015290001.026.000.003.216.212.361.93.750
    1976MontgomerySouAA----232---453.711800000063.0563326032440001.408.000.004.576.294.711.38.444
    1976Minor Totals: byYearA+/AA----232---762.66240000240105.0844431047730001.257.200.004.036.263.771.55.538
    1977Montgomery RebelsSouAAdet-243---442.63271000261148.0311714417422101.005.810.753.197.883.192.47.500
    1977Evansville TripletsAmerAAAdet-243---413.3213000013119.0198729173001.479.000.954.268.053.791.89.800
    1977Minor Totals: DETbyYearAAA/AA----242---852.82401000391267.0502521626595101.136.720.813.497.933.362.27.615
    1978Evansville TripletsAmerAAAdet-254---543.4233000033979.0714330926704001.238.091.032.967.974.902.69.556
    1978Detroit TigersALMLBdet38254Log - Sp - Ext - Perf003.75500045012.0125513110001.259.000.752.258.253.753.67.000
    1978Minor Totals: DETbyYearAAA----251---543.4233000033979.0714330926704001.238.091.032.967.974.902.69.556
    1978MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf003.75500045012.0125513110001.259.000.752.258.253.753.67.000
    1979Evansville TripletsAmerAAAdet-265---400.4719000019938.02462013451010.975.680.003.0810.661.423.461.000
    1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet38265Log - Sp - Ext - Perf354.33370001937368.25934331225484001.227.731.573.286.294.461.92.375
    1979Minor Totals: DETbyYearAAA----261---400.4719000019938.02462013451010.975.680.003.0810.661.423.461.000
    1979MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf354.35370001937368.75934331225484001.237.791.583.306.334.491.92.375
    1980Evansville TripletsAmerAAAdet-276---333.9430000030648.0352221326492001.276.560.564.889.194.131.88.500
    1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet38276Log - Sp - Ext - Perf103.9817100616061.0612727721341001.349.001.033.105.023.981.621.000
    1980Minor Totals: DETbyYearAAA----271---333.9430000030648.0352221326492001.276.560.564.889.194.131.88.500
    1980MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf103.9817100616061.0612727721341001.349.001.033.105.023.981.621.000
    1981Detroit TigersALMLBdet45287Log - Sp - Ext - Perf222.6927000927160.1471918733321001.337.011.044.924.772.830.97.500
    1981MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf222.7027000927160.3471918733321001.337.041.054.944.792.850.97.500
    1982Detroit TigersALMLBdet45298Log - Sp - Ext - Perf493.56511003150998.2864539838632111.267.840.733.475.754.101.66.308
    1982MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf493.57511003150998.7864539838632111.267.880.733.485.774.121.66.308
    1983Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-309---303.5412000612020.11388110141001.135.750.444.436.203.541.401.000
    1983Texas RangersALMLBtex41309Log - Sp - Ext - Perf213.68270002427944.0361818213300001.117.360.412.666.143.682.31.667
    1983Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAAA----301---303.5812000612020.31388110141001.145.820.454.486.273.581.401.000
    1983MLB Totals: TEXbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf213.68270002427944.0361818213300001.117.360.412.666.143.682.31.667
    1984Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-3110---113.0614000814332.134121119303001.339.460.282.518.353.343.33.500
    1984Texas RangersALMLBtex413110Log - Sp - Ext - Perf163.61240001924542.1442017517305011.449.351.063.616.384.251.76.143
    1984Minor Totals: TEXbyYearAAA----311---113.0814000814332.334121119303001.349.530.282.528.413.363.33.500
    1984MLB Totals: TEXbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf163.63240001924542.3442017517305011.459.411.073.636.414.281.76.143
    1985Calgary CannonsPCLAAAsea-3211---1265.18561003055588.2985951858979001.769.950.815.899.855.991.67.667
    1985Seattle MarinersALMLBsea413211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf106.0080004819.010862381001.4410.002.003.008.008.002.671.000
    1985Minor Totals: SEAbyYearAAA----321---1265.20561003055588.7985951858979001.7710.000.825.929.906.021.67.667
    1985MLB Totals: SEAbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf106.0080004819.010862381001.4410.002.003.008.008.002.671.000
    MLB Totals (8 yrs)14233.7019620011619428396.03551761634415325614121.288.071.003.485.824.001.67.378
    American League Totals (8 yrs)14233.7019620011619428396.03551761634415325614121.288.071.003.485.824.001.67.378
    Minor League Totals50383.422532004425144613.35452902332827852125111.348.000.414.087.654.261.87.568
    Minor: A+ Totals451.7311000011078.0572515034510001.176.580.003.925.882.881.50.444
    Minor: AA Totals14183.776510006411210.0194107884931482101.378.310.173.996.344.591.59.438
    Minor: AAA Totals32153.601771004417633325.32941581302415132223011.378.140.664.188.914.372.13.681
    Detroit Tigers Totals (5 yrs)10163.661372006913513300.7265130122351201888111.287.941.053.605.643.901.57.385
    Texas Rangers Totals (2 yrs)373.665100043511486.3803835730605011.288.360.733.146.273.972.00.300
    Seattle Mariners Totals (1 yrs)106.0080004819.010862381001.4410.002.003.008.008.002.671.000
    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. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1977Montgomery RebelsSouAAdet-24p---1270000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1977Evansville TripletsAmerAAAdet-24p---1134110000000000000.250.250.250.500410.000.000.2500.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1978Evansville TripletsAmerAAAdet-25p---2331000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    1985Calgary CannonsPCLAAAsea-32p---3570000000000001000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals1305110000000101000.200.200.200.400610.000.000.2500.0016.670.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals1035110000000101000.200.200.200.400610.000.000.2500.0016.670.000.00.000.0
    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
    1978Evansville TripletsAmerAAA25P3300.0410101514.9330.400.0024.3100.04
    1978Detroit TigersALMLB25P5012.00100111.0000.200.083.1100.013
    1979Evansville TripletsAmerAAA26P1900.0241076.8570.300.0014.0100.06
    1979Detroit TigersALMLB26P37068.2550110101.0000.300.1523.0100.03
    1980Detroit TigersALMLB27P17061.0470111111.0000.600.1810.5100.09
    1981Detroit TigersALMLB28P27060.12300551.0000.200.0824.8100.04
    1982Detroit TigersALMLB29P51098.288111716.9410.300.1631.5100.01
    1983Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAA30P1200.02100331.0000.300.008.9100.012
    1983Texas RangersALMLB30P27044.0640010101.0000.400.2316.7100.08
    1984Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAA31P1400.02301551.0000.400.009.1100.011
    1984Texas RangersALMLB31P24042.1370110101.0000.400.2414.9100.09
    1985Calgary CannonsPCLAAA32P5600.069201715.8820.300.0039.798.21
    1985Seattle MarinersALMLB32P809.01000111.0000.100.114.9100.018
    MLB Totals - (P)19603952935146564.9850.300.160.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)134001627414743.9150.300.000.00.00
    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
    1978MLB5----------
    1978Minor33----------
    1979MLB37----------
    1979Minor19----------
    1980MLB17----------
    1981MLB27----------
    1982MLB51----------
    1983MLB27----------
    1983Minor12----------
    1984MLB24----------
    1984Minor14----------
    1985MLB8----------
    1985Minor56----------
    Totals330----------