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Walt WeissTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1983-2000 MLB Years: 1987-2000
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Drafted
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick
Major Award Winner
World Series Champion

PositionsSS-1805, DH-2Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWalter William Weiss Jr.
Height6-0Weight175BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 28,1963 [54.262]PlaceTuxedo,New York
High SchoolSuffern (Suffern,NY)
CollegeUniversity of North Carolina (Chapel Hill,NC)

DraftedSelected by the Oakland Athletics [Team Picks] in the 1st round (11th overall) of the 1985 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Baltimore Orioles [Team Picks] in the 10th round (260th overall) of the 1982 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$95,000Signing ScoutsMark Conkin
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1986-OAK-#10 ... 1987-OAK-#10 ... 1988-OAK-#3
MLB DebutJuly 12,1987 [23.227]
OrganizationsOAK [8] COL [4] ATL [3] MIA [1] Awards4Awards Voting1-103
TBC Player ID19505Retrosheet IDweisw001MLBAM ID124054
RelationshipsFather of Brody Weiss, Father of Bo Weiss
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (SS) in 1988
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed68Power29Contact74XBH29RBIs32Runs43Hitting59Durability65Team.532Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1983North CarolinaCollegeFrss1952169354611001717525800000.272.366.337.7035711194.286.065.284.32812.894.120.320.000.0023.91
1984North CarolinaCollegeSoss20521864859103533166241900000.317.395.484.8799018210.333.167.349.39411.439.050.792.3837.2030.51
1985North CarolinaCollegeJrss2143185546551523184192100000.351.412.470.8828711204.377.119.297.3959.3110.291.112.4537.0016.92
1985Pocatello GemsPioRkoak-ss214015819499302160121810400.310.354.405.7596412175.340.095.209.3376.8610.291.500.000.0024.49
1985Modesto A'sCalifA+oak-ss21301221724410733122001000.197.269.246.515305135.235.049.148.2418.8914.811.670.000.0020.83
1985Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         70280367313402893243811400.261.317.336.6539417310.297.075.182.2957.7412.261.580.000.0023.29
1986Madison MuskiesMidwAoak-ss22843225097155254125336610610.301.362.398.76012822362.365.097.220.3399.1218.232.000.55161.0022.68
1986Huntsville StarsSouAAoak-ss224616019402101351113921100.250.305.275.580443175.328.025.119.2696.2922.293.550.000.007.50
1986Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         130482691371762671764410531710.284.343.357.70017225537.353.073.187.3168.1919.552.390.37241.0018.25
1987Huntsville StarsSouAAoak-ss23913374396162132233476726220.285.374.353.72711919394.351.068.267.33011.9317.011.430.25337.0019.79
1987Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-ss234617935474301793283112100.263.364.318.682577211.315.055.246.31613.2714.691.110.000.0014.89
1987Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         13751678143205149326759838320.277.370.341.71117626605.338.064.260.32512.4016.201.310.17516.0018.18
1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak17ss2316263124001122201000.462.500.6151.11516429.500.153.192.4856.906.901.000.000.0033.33
1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak7ss241474524411317333944355698719.250.312.321.63314523511.275.071.148.2906.8510.961.600.59150.6720.35
1989Modesto A'sCalifA+oak-ss2558130001004110100.375.571.375.9463014.375.000.500.44928.577.140.250.000.000.00
1989Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-ss2529111001000000000.111.111.222.333219.111.111.111.1450.000.000.000.000.00100.00
1989Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         717241002004110100.235.391.294.6855123.235.059.294.33017.394.350.250.000.0025.00
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak7ss2584236305511032161213915005.233.298.318.6167514263.268.085.195.2867.9814.831.861.1478.6725.45
1990Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak7ss261384455011817123593465346457.265.337.321.65814320505.294.056.173.3019.1110.501.150.40222.5016.95
1991Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22ss274013315306101360121401203.226.286.286.572387148.248.060.195.2648.119.461.170.000.0023.33
1992Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-ss28413231003012100100.231.313.308.6214116.231.077.154.28412.506.250.500.000.0033.33
1992Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22ss281033163667520216343391114110.212.305.241.546767375.238.029.174.26211.4710.400.910.000.0010.45
1993Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo22ss2915850050133142139737973354135.266.367.308.67515417591.307.042.208.31013.3712.350.920.17500.0012.78
1994Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol22ss3011042358106114132127565804306.251.336.303.63912816486.286.052.196.29711.5211.931.040.21423.0015.09
1995Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol22ss3113742765111173125153985756187.260.403.321.72413721537.297.061.319.34018.2510.610.580.19427.0018.92
1996Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol22ss32155517891462028481028078614659.282.381.375.75619430623.316.093.263.34312.8412.520.981.2864.6320.55
1997Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol22ss331213935210623543852665627137.270.377.384.76115132469.305.114.290.34414.0711.940.850.8598.2530.19
1998Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl22ss34963476497182027715953312304.280.386.343.72911920424.327.063.251.33813.9212.500.900.000.0020.62
1999Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl22ss35110279386313422973354836411.226.315.323.6389019327.262.097.237.29010.7014.681.370.61139.5030.16
2000Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl22ss368019229506201811263233312.260.353.313.666608227.307.053.188.30811.4514.101.230.000.0016.00
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter149546866231207182312538696356586584089423875.258.351.326.67715262385515.292.068.222.00011.9311.931.000.45187.4419.72
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter34813081873605215314958161492438101630.275.349.345.694451701491.331.070.216.0009.9916.301.630.20436.0019.44
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter5220138516302194303212200.254.350.313.663639236.298.059.234.00012.7113.561.070.000.0017.65
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter137497621361831452845810647320.274.352.328.68016322569.344.054.219.00010.1918.631.830.18497.0016.18
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter351301827410833162111100.208.297.254.551335149.245.046.169.00010.7414.091.310.000.0018.52
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter843225097155254125336610610.301.362.398.76012822362.365.097.220.0009.1218.232.000.55161.0022.68
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4015819499302160121810400.310.354.405.7596412175.340.095.209.0006.8610.291.500.000.0024.49
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter14754013717026410735115684800000.315.391.433.82423440608.332.118.311.00011.187.890.711.6454.0023.53
Colorado Rockies Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter523176026446971141414342143002491331111629.266.375.347.722610992115.302.081.266.00014.1811.770.830.66125.7121.11
Oakland Athletics Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter528160817839560781303213159203153217734.246.316.307.623493751831.274.061.172.0008.6811.091.280.44201.0018.99
Atlanta Braves Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2868181312103782741551201339211027.257.354.329.68326947978.300.072.231.00012.2713.601.110.20409.0022.38
Florida Marlins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter15850050133142139737973354135.266.367.308.67515417591.307.042.208.00013.3712.350.920.17500.0012.78
Average MLB - Per 162 games162508681312033421047171410548.258.351.326.67716526598.292.068.222.00011.9311.931.000.45187.4419.72
Average Minor - Per 162 games162609871682471692776911345710.275.349.345.69421033694.331.070.216.0009.9916.301.630.20436.0019.44

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1985Pocatello Gems PioRkoak21SS38--511261116188177.9414.66------4095.055.1
1985Modesto A's CalifA+oak21SS30--3697719140133.9504.43------30100.020.8
1986Madison Muskies MidwAoak22SS84--1432512037414394.9524.69------84100.060.0
1986Huntsville Stars SouAAoak22SS46--721421136225214.9514.65------46100.032.6
1987Huntsville Stars SouAAoak23SS90--1522591740428411.9604.57------9198.962.5
1987Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak23SS45--761401132227216.9524.80------4697.831.5
1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23SS11--830143938.9743.45------1668.86.8
1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23DH2---------------1612.51.2
1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24SS147--2544311583700685.9794.66------147100.090.7
1989Modesto A's CalifA+oak25SS5--69-515151.0003.00------5100.03.5
1989Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak25SS1---31-43.7503.00------250.00.7
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25SS84--1061951544316301.9533.58------84100.051.9
1990Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26SS137--1943731277579567.9794.14------13899.384.6
1991Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27SS40--6499521168163.9704.08------40100.024.7
1992Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak28SS4--814142322.9575.50------4100.02.8
1992Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28SS103--1442701957433414.9564.02------103100.063.6
1993Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo29SS153--2294061580650635.9774.15------15896.894.4
1994Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol30SS110--1573181369488475.9734.32------110100.094.0
1995Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol31SS136--2014061699623607.9744.46------13799.394.4
1996Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol32SS155--2204503090700670.9574.32------155100.095.7
1997Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol33SS119--1913721088573563.9834.73------12198.373.5
1998Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl34SS96--972571263366354.9673.69------96100.059.3
1999Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl35SS102--1082031241323311.9633.05------11092.763.0
2000Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl36SS69-528841991538298283.9504.100.54-----8086.342.6
MLB Totals for SS - 14 season(s)-   SS1462-5282057400919085462566066.9704.1511.49-----14620.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH2---------------20.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 3 season(s)-   SS50--841571336254241.9494.82------500.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS136--2244012876653625.9574.60------1360.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS35--42106724155148.9554.23------350.00.0
A Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS84--1432512037414394.9524.69------840.00.0
Rk Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS38--511261116188177.9414.66------380.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1985Pocatello Gems PioRkoak21----38------
1985Modesto A's CalifA+oak21----30------
1986Madison Muskies MidwAoak22----84------
1986Huntsville Stars SouAAoak22----46------
1987Huntsville Stars SouAAoak23----90------
1987Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak23----45------
1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23----11-----2
1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24----147------
1989Modesto A's CalifA+oak25----5------
1989Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak25----1------
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25----84------
1990Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26----137------
1991Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27----40------
1992Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak28----4------
1992Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28----103------
1993Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo29----153------
1994Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol30----110------
1995Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol31----136------
1996Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol32----155------
1997Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol33----119------
1998Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl34----96------
1999Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl35----102------
2000Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl36----69------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1988Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB24415252002000400000.333.333.467.8007215.455.134.1330.0026.670.000.000.0040.00
1988Oakland AthleticsWorld SeriesMLB24516110000100200000.063.063.063.1261016.071.000.0630.0012.500.000.000.000.00
1989Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB2549211000101100000.111.200.222.4222110.125.111.33310.0010.001.000.000.00100.00
1989Oakland AthleticsWorld SeriesMLB25415320011002200000.133.235.333.5685117.083.200.33311.7611.761.005.8815.0050.00
1990Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB2627200000002200000.000.222.000.222009.000.000.28622.2222.221.000.000.000.00
1992Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB2836110000202100000.167.375.167.542108.200.000.66725.0012.500.500.000.000.00
1995Colorado RockiesDiv SeriesMLB31412120000103200000.167.333.167.5002015.200.000.33320.0013.330.670.000.000.00
1998Atlanta BravesDiv SeriesMLB34313220000001300000.154.214.154.3682014.200.000.0777.1421.433.000.000.000.00
1998Atlanta BravesChamp. SeriesMLB34415030001102500000.200.294.200.4943017.300.000.20011.7629.412.500.000.000.00
1999Atlanta BravesDiv SeriesMLB3536110000000200000.167.167.167.334106.250.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1999Atlanta BravesChamp. SeriesMLB35621262001202400000.286.348.381.7298223.353.095.2868.7017.392.000.000.0033.33
1999Atlanta BravesWorld SeriesMLB3539120000000100000.222.222.222.444209.250.000.0000.0011.110.000.000.000.00
2000Atlanta BravesDiv SeriesMLB3613021002000000000.667.6671.0001.667313.667.333.3330.000.000.000.000.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 4 yrs1134471002104700000.206.289.235.5248138.259.029.17610.5318.421.750.000.0014.29
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 6 yrs237391650046091700000.219.305.288.59321582.286.069.27410.9820.731.890.000.0031.25
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 3 yrs1240550011102500000.125.167.200.3678142.118.075.1504.7611.902.502.3840.0020.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2002Colorado RockiesNLMLBMLBcol38Special Assignment to GM1627389.45125.04Clint Hurdle,Buddy Bell-
2003Colorado RockiesNLMLBMLBcol39Special Assignment to GM1627488.45726.54Clint Hurdle-
2004Colorado RockiesNLMLBMLBcol40Special Assignment to GM1626894.42025.04Clint Hurdle-
2005Colorado RockiesNLMLBMLBcol41Special Assignment to GM1626795.41415.05Clint Hurdle-
2006Colorado RockiesNLMLBMLBcol42Special Assignment to GM1627686.46912.05Clint Hurdle
2007Colorado RockiesNLMLBMLBcol43Special Assignment to GM1639073.5520.52Clint HurdleLost World Series (Boston)
2008Colorado RockiesNLMLBMLBcol44Special Assignment to GM1627488.45710.03Clint Hurdle
2009- --45Assistant Coach.000--None listed
2010- --46Assistant Coach.000--None listed
2011- --47Assistant Coach.000--None listed
2012- --48Manager.000-- 
2013Colorado RockiesNLMLBMLBcol49Manager1627488.45718.05 
2014Colorado RockiesNLMLBMLBcol50Manager1626696.40728.04 
2015Colorado RockiesNLMLBMLBcol51Manager1626894.42024.05 
2016Colorado RockiesNLMLBMLBcol52Manager1627587.46316.03 
2018Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl54Bench Coach1186751.568--1Brian Snitker
* 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 [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1984Atlantic Coast Conference All-Conference (SS)1
1985Atlantic Coast Conference All-Conference (SS) ... Pioneer League All-Star (SS)2
1988American League Rookie of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2000-10-30Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1997-11-17ContractSigned as Free Agent by Braves. 
1997-10-27Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1995-12-06ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rockies. 
1995-11-03Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-01-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rockies. 
1993-10-25Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1992-11-17TradeTraded by Athletics to Marlins for Scott Baker and Eric Helfand. 
* 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
1985Oakland Athletics-2195,000-------95,000Signing Bonus out of 1985 Draft (1st round - 11th overall)
1987Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll2360,000-59544-344,90660,000155,000
1988Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll2462,500-60435-392,10762,500217,500
1989Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll25180,000-4172348429,80262,500397,500
1990Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll26235,000-4332339515,727100,000632,500
1991Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll27780,000-2542064++742,231100,0001,412,500
1992Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll28760,000-3042063962,245109,0002,172,500
1993Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll29925,000-276670968,431109,0003,097,500
1994Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll30600,000-3331163957,101109,0003,697,500
1995Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll312,256,446-145785++999,520109,0005,953,946
1996Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll321,650,000-184780++957,870109,0007,603,946
1997Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll332,700,000-144884++1,182,177150,00010,303,946
1998Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll343,050,000-140985++1,276,192170,00013,353,946
1999Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll353,000,000-168981++1,454,491200,00016,353,946
2000Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll363,000,000-2011278++1,394,248200,00019,353,946
* 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