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Ellis ValentineTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1972-1985 MLB Years: 1975-1985
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PositionsOF-868, DH-4Position when DraftedC-OFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameEllis Clarence Valentine
Height6-4Weight207BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 30,1954 [63.357]PlaceHelena,Arkansas
High SchoolCrenshaw (Los Angeles,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Montreal Expos [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (29th overall) of the 1972 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 3,1975 [21.035]
OrganizationsMON [10] CAL [2] NYN [2] TEX [1] Awards1Awards Voting1-3
TBC Player ID19136Retrosheet IDvalee001MLBAM ID123611
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed51Power87Contact48XBH81RBIs80Runs57Hitting72Durability36Team.464Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1972Cocoa ExposFla RkD-1753177244780118000000000.266.266.328.594589177.261.062.062.2690.000.000.000.56177.0019.15
1973West Palm BeachFSLA+-1811940359124184861000000000.308.308.432.74017430403.294.124.124.3310.000.000.001.9950.3824.19
1974Quebec CityEastAA-1913042646112117550000000000.263.263.357.62015223426.254.094.094.2810.000.000.001.1785.2020.54
1975MemphisILAAA-20139494871513031366000000000.306.306.457.76322646494.287.151.152.3440.000.000.002.6338.0030.46
1975Montreal ExposNLMLBmon17of2012332124013002400001.364.400.576.97619535.393.212.273.4395.7111.432.002.8633.0041.67
1976DenverAmerAAA-2157204316391732000000000.309.309.466.7759517204.284.157.157.3530.000.000.003.4329.1426.98
1976Montreal ExposNLMLBmon17of21943053685152739141305102405.279.339.410.74912524341.311.131.272.3458.8014.961.702.0543.5728.24
1977Montreal ExposNLMLBmon17of221275086314928225761353058012318.293.331.504.83525655541.290.211.285.3635.5510.721.934.6220.3236.91
1978Montreal ExposNLMLBmon17of23151570751653522576138358820539.289.330.489.81927962612.303.200.270.3645.7214.382.514.0822.8037.58
1979Montreal ExposNLMLBmon17of241465487315129321821192274113323.276.303.454.75724953575.285.178.223.3313.8312.873.363.6526.1035.10
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon17of25863114098222136755254430403.315.367.524.89116337343.329.209.289.3947.2912.831.763.7923.9237.76
1981Montreal ExposNLMLBmon17of262276816303150161100302.211.259.368.62728685.200.157.224.2837.0612.941.833.5325.3337.50
1981New York MetsNLMLBnyn17of26481691535815210353800202.207.227.355.5826014176.234.148.160.2622.8421.597.602.8433.8040.00
1981Totals for NL-NL         70245235111183604114900504.208.238.359.5978820261.223.151.180.2694.2118.774.453.0730.6339.22
1982New York MetsNLMLBnyn17of27111337339714184813538107011.288.294.407.70113723350.299.119.128.3091.4310.867.602.2942.1323.71
1983Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAcal-of2839220000001200000.222.300.222.5222010.286.000.111.25210.0020.002.000.000.000.00
1983California AngelsALMLBcal17of28862713065102134321184801406.240.283.435.71811825294.243.195.266.3176.1216.332.674.4220.8538.46
1984Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAcal-2923000000001200000.000.250.000.250004.000.000.333.17625.0050.002.000.000.000.00
1985Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-of30461692653180103300132710230.314.362.598.96010128185.321.284.361.4097.0314.592.085.4116.9052.83
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex17of-dh301138581024012800001.211.250.395.64515340.214.184.211.2855.0020.004.005.0019.0037.50
D Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter53177244780118000000000.266.266.328.594589177.261.062.062.0000.000.000.000.56177.0019.15
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter89431663808811691512347459371804627534981.278.315.458.77314493073392.290.180.243.0005.3113.622.573.6325.7434.85
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter496170825150586154324200153110230.296.302.439.7417501441726.282.143.152.0000.871.802.072.4939.7228.51
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter2478791462695743013100153110230.306.318.482.80042491897.291.176.193.0001.673.462.073.3429.3033.83
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13042646112117550000000000.263.263.357.62015223426.254.094.094.0000.000.000.001.1785.2020.54
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11940359124184861000000000.308.308.432.74017430403.294.124.124.0000.000.000.001.9950.3824.19
Montreal Expos Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter6382351297676136119535856291503306421961.288.329.476.80511192422532.298.188.264.0005.9213.032.203.7524.7535.80
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter159506481322221369161076109013.261.272.389.66119737526.279.128.138.0001.9014.457.602.4738.9228.03
California Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter862713065102134321184801406.240.283.435.71811825294.243.195.266.0006.1216.332.674.4220.8538.46
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1138581024012800001.211.250.395.64515340.214.184.211.0005.0020.004.005.0019.0037.50
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625746916031322861173384116215.278.315.458.77326356615.290.180.243.0005.3113.622.573.6325.7434.85
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625588216528514790051000110.296.302.439.74124547564.282.143.152.0000.871.802.072.4939.7228.51

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1975Montreal ExposNLMLBmon20OF11--121211513.8671.18------1291.76.8
1976Montreal ExposNLMLBmon21OF88--1621254179174.9721.98------9493.654.3
1977Montreal ExposNLMLBmon22OF126--232971248241.9721.91------12799.277.8
1978Montreal ExposNLMLBmon23OF146--29624103330320.9702.19------15196.790.1
1979Montreal ExposNLMLBmon24OF144--2811052296291.9832.02------14698.690.0
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon25OF83--154651165160.9701.93------8696.551.2
1981New York MetsNLMLBnyn26OF47--8364-9389.9571.89------4897.945.6
1981Montreal ExposNLMLBmon26OF21--322--34341.0001.62------2295.519.4
1982New York MetsNLMLBnyn27OF98--1591034172169.9831.72------11188.360.5
1983Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAcal28OF3--3---331.0001.00------3100.02.1
1983California AngelsALMLBcal28OF85--152561163157.9631.85------8698.852.5
1985Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex30OF9--153111918.9472.00------4619.66.3
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex30OF7--7---771.0001.00------1163.64.3
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex30DH4---------------1136.42.5
MLB Totals for OF - 10 season(s)-   OF856--157085471717021655.9721.93------8560.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH4---------------40.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF12--183112221.9551.75------120.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1975Montreal ExposNLMLBmon20---------11-
1976Montreal ExposNLMLBmon21---------88-
1977Montreal ExposNLMLBmon22---------126-
1978Montreal ExposNLMLBmon23---------146-
1979Montreal ExposNLMLBmon24---------144-
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon25---------83-
1981New York MetsNLMLBnyn26---------47-
1981Montreal ExposNLMLBmon26---------21-
1982New York MetsNLMLBnyn27---------98-
1983Edmonton Trappers PCLAAAcal28---------3-
1983California AngelsALMLBcal28---------85-
1985Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex30---------9-
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex30---------74

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1978National League Gold Glove (Outfielder)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1985-12-20Released by Rangers. 
1985-07-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1984-11-07Released by Angels. 
1983-01-21ContractSigned as Free Agent by Angels. 
1982-11-10Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1981-05-29TradeTraded by Expos to Mets for Dan Norman and Jeff Reardon. 
* 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

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Texas RangersTeam Payroll3060,000-51639-370,78060,00060,000
* 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