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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Dennis Martin Walling
Stat Years
1975-1992  [mlb] 1975-1992
Height/Weight
6-1 / 185
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
Positions
3B (391) ... OF (290) ... 1B (273)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
High School
Howell (Farmingdale,NJ)
Colleges
Clemson University (Clemson, South Carolina), Brookdale Community College (Lincroft, New Jersey)
Draft
Selected by the Oakland Athletics in Round #1 (#1 overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Sec Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1975-09-07 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.143)
Service Time
Organizations
HOU [13] OAK [3] SLN [3] TEX [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 19342 ... retro id: walld001 ... mlbam id: 123870
Relations
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1975ClemsonACCNCAA-1------213b-ofDR:1-1---381404659931360110311200000.421.000.807.807011325.000.386.0000.000.000.3910.80.0042.4
    1975Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak721ofL-S-E-P168011002000400000.125.125.250.375821.125.125.2500.0050.000.000.00.00100.0
    1976ChattanoogaSouAA----223b-of---21153694895155942200585100000.257.358.398.75642714729.000.141.00013.5811.940.8841.02.1130.5
    1976Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak822ofL-S-E-P2311130000000300000.273.273.273.5461130.000.000.3750.0027.270.000.00.000.0
    1977Charleston CharliesILAAAhou-233b-of---3298917314141421121003000.348.426.551.977104499.348.203.36011.549.620.8322.23.8529.0
    1977San Jose MissionsPCLAAAoak-233b-of---3310130004001000000.300.364.300.6641130.100.000.3009.090.000.000.00.000.0
    1977Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2923ofL-S-E-P3621160106012400000.286.348.381.7292381.143.095.3538.7017.392.000.00.0016.7
    1978Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2924ofL-S-E-P4120247306211333692302410232.251.332.356.6882808817.255.105.26610.718.570.8082.31.0727.4
    1979Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2925ofL-S-E-P58214721488433132172100122.327.394.497.8911657315.293.170.36310.3012.731.2449.01.8231.2
    1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29261bL-S-E-P610028430856532943352600242.299.374.387.76132111014.215.088.31910.908.100.7494.70.9316.5
    1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2927of-1bL-S-E-P76515823376052321281701213.234.346.367.7131895811.316.133.23214.818.990.6131.62.6529.7
    1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2928of-1bL-S-E-P88514622304111442231900136.205.312.267.579170396.233.062.22813.5311.180.83146.00.5920.0
    1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29291bL-S-E-P910013524405331922151601111.296.364.444.8081526011.259.148.3169.8710.531.0745.01.9727.5
    1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29303bL-S-E-P1087249377011533171162810224.281.325.402.72726810019.209.121.3055.9710.451.7583.01.1227.1
    1985Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29313b-1bL-S-E-P11119345449320174552252600428.270.316.394.71037413628.206.124.2726.686.951.0449.31.8730.1
    1986Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29323bL-S-E-P1213038254119231135811363100458.312.367.479.84642218337.262.167.3108.537.350.8629.43.0831.1
    1987Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29333bL-S-E-P13110325459221453351393702419.283.356.418.77437013630.268.135.30310.5410.000.9565.01.3532.6
    1988Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-343b---14516231004004400000.188.350.250.6002041.313.062.25020.0020.001.000.00.0033.3
    1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29343bL-S-E-P1465176194310212010151801032.244.304.341.6451926013.188.097.2687.819.381.20176.00.5230.2
    1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2134ofL-S-E-P1419583133001102700001.224.250.276.52660163.103.052.2553.3311.673.500.00.0023.1
    1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln21351bL-S-E-P1569799247011100141200021.304.409.430.83993348.304.126.34815.0512.900.8679.01.0833.3
    1990St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln21361b-3bL-S-E-P1678127728501190081501105.220.265.283.548137366.126.063.2415.8410.951.88127.00.7321.4
    1991Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-373b-of---17310051003001200100.500.500.6001.1001261.200.100.5568.3316.672.000.00.0020.0
    1991Texas RangersALMLBtex3373bL-S-E-P172444141002003820003.091.184.114.2984951.091.023.1116.1216.332.670.00.0025.0
    1992Houston AstrosNLMLBhou25383b-ofL-S-E-P1833110000000000000.333.333.333.666310.000.000.3330.000.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (19 yrs)127129453727991423049380441830831646242957.271.339.390.72932871148221.232.119.2889.379.611.0360.11.4927.7
    National League Totals (16 yrs)123828823707911403049376441830530126242954.274.342.395.73732191138219.235.121.2909.479.350.9958.81.5227.7
    American League Totals (3 yrs)33632820040031520003.127.191.159.35068102.079.032.1674.4122.065.000.00.0025.0
    Minor League Totals155494681372161367221766703100.277.373.423.79657420940.342.146.29913.2411.670.8838.02.2629.2
    Minor: AA Totals1153694895155942200585100000.257.358.398.75642714729.352.141.27813.5811.940.8841.02.1130.5
    Minor: AAA Totals4012520426142521181603100.336.417.496.9131476211.312.160.35812.2410.880.8931.22.7226.2
    Houston Astros Totals (13 yrs)107226183517261253047345431828126725232747.277.345.402.74729291052202.241.125.2929.599.120.9555.71.6027.8
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (3 yrs)166264196515023110243401127.246.308.326.6342908617.174.080.2758.2811.721.42132.00.6926.1
    Texas Rangers Totals (1 yrs)2444141002003820003.091.184.114.2984951.091.023.1116.1216.332.670.00.0025.0
    Oakland Athletics Totals (2 yrs)919141002000700000.211.211.263.4741951.053.052.3330.0036.840.000.00.0025.0
    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
    1975Oakland AthleticsALMLB21OF300.03000331.0001.000.001.950.010
    1976Oakland AthleticsALMLB22OF300.0801098.8892.700.001.9100.010
    1977Houston AstrosNLMLB23OF500.01400014141.0002.800.003.183.310
    1978Houston AstrosNLMLB24OF7800.0140432147144.9801.800.0048.165.03
    1979Houston AstrosNLMLB25OF4200.0652106867.9851.600.0025.951.24
    1980Houston AstrosNLMLB261B6300.050531646542536.9898.500.0038.763.02
    1980Houston AstrosNLMLB26OF1900.02000020201.0001.100.0011.719.05
    1981Houston AstrosNLMLB271B2700.01888217198196.9907.300.0024.541.52
    1981Houston AstrosNLMLB27OF2700.03810139391.0001.400.0024.541.56
    1982Houston AstrosNLMLB281B2000.0129818138137.9936.900.0012.323.53
    1982Houston AstrosNLMLB28OF3200.03830041411.0001.300.0019.837.66
    1983Houston AstrosNLMLB291B4200.01158112124123.9922.900.0025.942.02
    1983Houston AstrosNLMLB293B1300.0821313229.9062.200.008.013.03
    1983Houston AstrosNLMLB29OF1300.0110201311.8460.800.008.013.07
    1984Houston AstrosNLMLB301B1600.0832178685.9885.300.009.918.44
    1984Houston AstrosNLMLB303B5200.030100614136130.9562.500.0032.159.83
    1984Houston AstrosNLMLB30OF600.03000331.0000.500.003.76.95
    1985Houston AstrosNLMLB311B4600.028320222305303.9936.600.0028.438.73
    1985Houston AstrosNLMLB313B5100.03110499144135.9382.600.0031.542.92
    1985Houston AstrosNLMLB31OF1300.0120101312.9230.900.008.010.97
    1986Houston AstrosNLMLB321B400.03040234341.0008.500.002.53.14
    1986Houston AstrosNLMLB323B10200.05915696224215.9602.100.0063.078.51
    1986Houston AstrosNLMLB32OF1100.01910020201.0001.800.006.88.58
    1987Houston AstrosNLMLB331B1600.0959081041041.0006.500.009.914.52
    1987Houston AstrosNLMLB333B7900.0721091013191181.9482.300.0048.871.81
    1987Houston AstrosNLMLB33OF700.08100991.0001.300.004.36.47
    1988Tucson TorosPCLAAA343B400.0410101514.9333.500.002.880.05
    1988Houston AstrosNLMLB341B300.02110122221.0007.300.001.94.64
    1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB341B100.05100661.0006.000.000.65.310
    1988Houston AstrosNLMLB343B5100.03399714139132.9502.600.0031.578.52
    1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB343B500.0011221311.8462.200.003.126.35
    1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB34OF1100.01200012121.0001.100.006.857.98
    1988Houston AstrosNLMLB34OF100.02000221.0002.000.000.61.511
    1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB351B2000.0584246462.9693.100.0012.329.03
    1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB353B900.0052075.7140.600.005.613.02
    1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB35OF600.09000991.0001.500.003.78.76
    1990St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB361B1500.08660492921.0006.100.009.319.23
    1990St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB363B1100.06190125251.0002.300.006.814.14
    1990St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB36OF800.01110012121.0001.500.004.910.311
    1991Texas RangersALMLB373B1400.0613102019.9501.400.008.658.33
    1991Texas RangersALMLB37OF500.04000441.0000.800.003.120.810
    MLB Totals - (1B)2730015981021513117151700.9916.200.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)387002456374960931882.9472.300.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)290004171383438430.9821.500.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)400410101514.9333.500.000.00.00
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    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
    1975MLB---------3-
    1976MLB---------3-
    1977MLB---------5-
    1978MLB---------78-
    1979MLB---------42-
    1980MLB--63------19-
    1981MLB--27------27-
    1982MLB--20------32-
    1983MLB--42-13----13-
    1984MLB--16-52----6-
    1985MLB--46-51----13-
    1986MLB--4-102----11-
    1987MLB--16-79----7-
    1988MLB--4-56----12-
    1988Minor----4------
    1989MLB--20-9----6-
    1990MLB--15-11----8-
    1991MLB----14----5-
    Totals--273-391----290-