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Andy Van SlykeTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1980-1995 MLB Years: 1983-1995
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsOF-1717, 3B-100, 1B-96Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameAndrew James Van Slyke
Height6-2Weight192BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 21,1960 [57.151]PlaceUtica,New York
High SchoolNew Hartford (New Hartford,NY)

DraftedSelected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 1st round (6th overall) of the 1979 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1983-SLN-#2
MLB DebutJune 17,1983 [22.178]
OrganizationsPIT [8] SLN [7] BAL [1] PHI [1] Awards8Awards Voting3-306
TBC Player ID19161Retrosheet IDvansa001MLBAM ID123653
RelationshipsFather of Scott Van Slyke
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed81Power72Contact49XBH69RBIs68Runs59Hitting67Durability71Team.510Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1980Gastonia CardinalsSALAsln-1912642662115154859191706822100.270.375.380.75516227501.305.110.317.34913.9713.570.971.6053.2523.48
1981St. Petersburg CardinalsFSLA+sln-of20942824262113125102475533170.220.336.291.6278215336.269.071.266.29313.9916.371.170.30282.0024.19
1982Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-of211234168311613111670378618511370.279.370.478.84819940482.314.199.416.37212.6617.631.393.3226.0034.48
1983Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-3b22542205281214641133313011200.368.445.5821.02712831255.403.214.400.45012.1611.760.972.3536.6738.27
1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln18of221013095181155838217466412354.262.357.421.77813028361.304.159.353.34512.7417.731.392.2238.6334.57
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln18of231373614588164750285637100295.244.354.368.72213327426.284.124.363.32614.7916.671.131.6451.5730.68
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln18of24146424611102561355346475421167.259.335.439.77418644475.271.180.356.3409.8911.371.152.7432.6240.00
1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln18of25137418481132371361218478511352.270.343.452.79518943470.310.182.325.34810.0018.091.812.7732.1538.05
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit18of2615756493165361121823485612243346.293.359.507.86628668630.340.214.360.3718.8919.372.183.3326.8641.21
1988Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit18of2715458710116923152510030957126111328.288.345.506.85129763659.321.218.351.3728.6519.122.213.7923.4837.28
1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit18of281304766411318995316447100314313.237.308.370.67817636531.280.133.256.3068.8518.832.131.6952.8931.86
1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit18of29136493671402661777144668913426.284.367.465.83222949567.315.181.335.37111.6415.701.353.0029.0035.00
1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit18of301384918713024717831037185401115.265.355.446.80121948577.283.181.340.35712.3114.731.202.9528.8836.92
1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit18of3115461410319945121489123589940949.324.381.505.88631071685.363.181.290.3938.4714.451.712.0443.8635.68
1993Carolina MudcatsSouAApit-3224000001001300000.000.200.000.200005.000.000.250.14320.0060.003.000.000.000.00
1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit18of3283323421001348501122440204513.310.357.449.80614525353.330.139.241.3526.8011.331.672.2740.3825.00
1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit18of33105374419218363070527220279.246.340.358.69813427430.289.112.270.31112.0916.741.381.4062.3329.35
1995Frederick KeysCaroA+bal-of3412100000102110010.000.600.000.600005.000.0001.500.36740.0020.000.500.000.000.00
1995Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal-of3426230002003000010.500.667.5001.167309.500.000.500.51833.330.000.000.000.000.00
1995Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         38330002105110020.375.643.3751.0183014.429.000.750.46835.717.140.200.000.000.00
1995Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal18of34176361010380051500011.159.221.317.53820468.156.158.238.2337.3522.063.004.4121.0040.00
1995Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34of3463214265210231670284120216.243.333.350.6837515246.285.107.271.31111.3816.671.461.2271.3328.85
1995Totals for MLB-MLB         80277326211262470335620227.224.309.343.6529519314.258.119.264.29410.5117.831.701.9146.1730.65
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter165857118351562293911647922455966710632712615594.274.349.443.79225295486478.308.169.319.00010.3016.411.592.5334.8235.08
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter40213562423776022311988014215242877160.278.378.423.8015741131593.317.145.353.00013.5015.191.131.9543.7429.97
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter542205281214641133313011200.368.445.5821.02712831255.403.214.400.00012.1611.760.972.3536.6738.27
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1274268511913111673378658811380.279.374.474.84820240496.317.195.415.00013.1017.741.353.2326.6333.61
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter952844362113125112495643180.218.340.289.6298215341.268.071.275.00014.3716.421.140.29284.0024.19
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12642662115154859191706822100.270.375.380.75516227501.305.110.317.00013.9713.570.971.6053.2523.48
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter1057392259811082036711756413433431733218502869.283.353.458.81117963874432.317.175.311.0009.7216.541.702.6433.5234.93
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter5211512205392792241204104262032744492518.259.347.422.7696381421732.291.163.349.00011.7215.821.352.3736.8836.22
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter63214265210231670284120216.243.333.350.6837515246.285.107.271.00011.3816.671.461.2271.3328.85
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter176361010380051500011.159.221.317.53820468.156.158.238.0007.3522.063.004.4121.0040.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625588215329916772466510431659.274.349.443.79224754633.308.169.319.00010.3016.411.592.5334.8235.08
Average Minor - Per 162 games162546981522491280326879833360.278.378.423.80123146642.317.145.353.00013.5015.191.131.9543.7429.97

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1981St. Petersburg Cardinals FSLA+sln20OF93--1681052183178.9731.91------9498.970.5
1982Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln21OF119--2661773290283.9762.38------12396.787.5
1983Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln223B38--4267135122109.8932.87------5470.428.1
1983Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln221B14--14511320159156.98111.14------5425.910.4
1983Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln22OF3--14---14141.0004.67------545.62.2
1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln22OF69--108431115112.9741.62------10168.342.6
1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln223B30--2450127574.9872.47------10129.718.5
1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln221B9--7152137876.9748.44------1018.95.6
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23OF81--885--93931.0001.15------13759.150.0
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln233B32--24687109992.9292.88------13723.419.8
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln231B30--2459130255254.9968.47------13721.918.5
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24OF142--2341314248247.9961.74------14697.387.7
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln241B2--3--2331.0001.50------1461.41.2
1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25OF110--2111172229222.9692.02------13780.368.3
1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln251B38--20423123228227.9965.97------13727.723.6
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26OF150--3281046342338.9882.25------15795.592.6
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit261B1--10--310101.00010.00------1570.60.6
1988Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27OF152--4061242422418.9912.75------15498.795.0
1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28OF123--338945351347.9892.82------13094.675.9
1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit281B2--6--1661.0003.00------1301.51.2
1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29OF133--32668-340332.9762.50------13697.882.1
1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30OF135--273811282281.9962.08------13897.883.3
1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31OF154--4211153437432.9892.81------154100.095.1
1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32OF78--205211208207.9952.65------8394.048.1
1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit33OF99--23992-250248.9922.51------10594.386.8
1995Frederick Keys CaroA+bal34OF1--3---331.0003.00------1100.00.7
1995Bowie Baysox EastAAbal34OF2--4---441.0002.00------2100.01.4
1995Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34OF56--117521124122.9842.18------6388.938.9
1995Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal34OF17--422114544.9782.59------17100.011.8
MLB Totals for OF - 13 season(s)-   OF1499--3336107432734863443.9882.30------14990.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 6 season(s)-   1B82--53937472580576.9937.02------820.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B62--48118812174166.9542.68------620.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B38--4267135122109.8932.87------380.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B14--14511320159156.98111.14------140.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF3--14---14141.0004.67------30.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF121--2701773294287.9762.37------1210.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF94--1711052186181.9731.93------940.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1981St. Petersburg Cardinals FSLA+sln20---------93-
1982Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln21---------119-
1983Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln22--14--38---3-
1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln22--9--30---69-
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23--30--32---81-
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24--2------142-
1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25--38------110-
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26--1------150-
1988Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27---------152-
1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28--2------123-
1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29---------133-
1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30---------135-
1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31---------154-
1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32---------78-
1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit33---------99-
1995Frederick Keys CaroA+bal34---------1-
1995Bowie Baysox EastAAbal34---------2-
1995Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34---------56-
1995Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal34---------17-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1985St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB24511110001002100000.091.231.091.3221013.100.000.18215.387.690.500.000.000.00
1985St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB24611010000000500000.091.091.091.1821011.167.000.0000.0045.450.000.000.000.00
1990Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB29624351103101600000.208.240.333.5738225.278.125.2084.0024.006.000.000.0040.00
1991Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB30725342012105500000.160.300.360.6609330.158.200.44016.6716.671.003.3325.0075.00
1992Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB31729183104001500000.276.300.448.74813430.333.172.2073.3316.675.000.000.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 4 yrs2589818621102091700000.202.276.348.62431998.239.146.2709.1817.351.891.0289.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs611010000000500000.091.091.091.1821011.167.000.0000.0045.450.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2006Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet45First Base Coach1629567.5861.02Jim LeylandLost World Series (Cardinals)
2007Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet46First Base Coach1628874.5438.02Jim Leyland
2008Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet47First Base Coach1627488.45714.55Jim Leyland
2009Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet48First Base Coach1638677.5281.02Jim Leyland
2014Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea53First Base Coach1628775.53711.03Lloyd McClendon
2015Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea54Coach1627686.46912.04Lloyd McClendon
* 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 [8]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1988National League Gold Glove (Outfielder) ... NL Silver Slugger Award (OF)2
1989National League Gold Glove (Outfielder)1
1990National League Gold Glove (Outfielder)1
1991National League Gold Glove (Outfielder)1
1992National League Gold Glove (Outfielder) ... National League Player of the Week (May 4-May 10) ... NL Silver Slugger Award (OF)3

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1995-11-03Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1995-06-18TradeTraded by Orioles to Phillies for Gene Harris. 
1995-04-21ContractSigned as Free Agent by Orioles. 
1994-10-21Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1987-04-01TradeTraded by Cardinals with Mike Dunne and Mike LaValliere to Pirates for Tony Pena. 
* 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
1985St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll24170,000-4231730370,78060,000170,000
1986St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll25335,000-3241054386,34760,000505,000
1987Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll26550,000-190573++344,90660,0001,055,000
1988Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll27825,000-131282++392,10762,5001,880,000
1989Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll282,150,000-14199++429,80262,5004,030,000
1990Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll291,200,000-103286++515,727100,0005,230,000
1991Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll302,180,000-94587++742,231100,0007,410,000
1992Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll314,350,000-12399++962,245109,00011,760,000
1993Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll324,900,000-15199++968,431109,00016,660,000
1994Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll333,550,000-64193++957,101109,00020,210,000
1995Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll34600,000-3001467999,520109,00020,810,000
1995Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll34600,000-3001867999,520109,00020,810,000
* 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