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David WestTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1983-1999 MLB Years: 1988-1998
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Drafted
Played in Japan
Rated Prospect
World Series Champion

PositionsP-423Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDavid Lee West
Height6-6Weight247BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateSeptember 1,1964 [54.100]PlaceMemphis,Tennessee
High SchoolCraigmont (Memphis,TN)

DraftedSelected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 4th round (84th overall) of the 1983 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1985-NYN-#10 ... 1986-NYN-#4 ... 1987-NYN-#7 ... 1988-NYN-#3 ... 1989-NYN-#2
MLB DebutSeptember 24,1988 [24.023]
OrganizationsNYN [7] MIN [4] PHI [4] BOS [1] HOU [1] LAN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID19546Retrosheet IDwestd001MLBAM ID124105
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts75Walks28Hittable72SO/BB45vsPower72Hitting24Durability51Team.528Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1983Gulf Coast MetsGCLRknyn-S/R18242.8512102002053.24128171525610001.736.880.178.729.391.08.333-
1984Little Falls MetsNYPLA-nyn-S/R19643.3413112001062.04335231627916001.696.240.159.0011.471.27.600-
1984Columbia MetsSALAnyn-ST19356.2312120000060.24147422686014001.806.080.3010.098.900.88.375-
1984Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--ST0994.77252320010122.2848265313013930001.746.160.229.5410.201.07.500-
1985Columbia MetsSALAnyn-ST201094.56262515200150.01059776611119423001.446.300.366.6611.641.75.526-
1986Columbia MetsSALAnyn-ST211032.9113130310092.274413045610114001.407.190.395.449.811.80.769-
1986Lynchburg MetsCaroA+nyn-ST21165.1613130100075.0765043353704001.729.120.366.368.401.32.143-
1986Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--ST01193.92262604100167.21509173710917118001.548.050.385.859.181.57.550-
1987Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-Rel22843.40581570021382.0963931418506001.3910.540.441.985.492.78.667-
1987Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-ST221072.81252504200166.215267525811865001.408.210.274.3710.042.30.588-
1987Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--ST018113.0083265742213248.22481068399923611001.408.980.333.588.542.38.621-
1988Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-ST23211.52440210029.2216505161000.886.37--1.524.853.20.667-
1988Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-ST231241.80232307100160.010642325971435001.275.950.285.448.031.47.750-
1988Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--ST01451.75272709200189.1127483751021596001.216.020.244.837.531.56.737-
1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn46S/R23103.0021100006.06220330201.509.00--4.504.501.001.0003.27
1989Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-ST24742.3712120510087.0603123929693001.026.180.932.997.112.38.636-
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn46Rel24027.401129000024.0252020414191001.609.251.485.187.031.36.0005.06
1989Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin50S/R24326.411055004039.0482928519311001.7010.981.144.357.091.63.6004.29
1990Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin50ST25795.10292722000146.014288832178924101.508.731.294.805.661.18.4385.02
1991Orlando Sun RaysSouAAmin-ST26000.0011000000.0000000000----------0.00--
1991Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-ST26116.32440000015.2121111312150001.536.891.726.898.621.25.500-
1991Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--ST0116.19550000015.1121111312150001.506.751.696.758.441.25.500-
1991Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin39S/R26444.5415123000071.06637361328523001.328.331.643.536.561.86.5004.94
1992Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin37ST27764.43191811000101.2885150665877101.507.790.535.757.701.34.538-
1992Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin39S/R27136.99936001028.0322422320192001.8410.160.956.356.040.95.2504.94
1993Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi40Rel28642.92760760027386.0603728651873001.296.250.635.329.071.71.6003.65
1994Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi40S/R294103.55311417007099.0744439761839001.366.730.645.557.551.36.2864.22
1995Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-ST30001.5011000006.02111380000.833.001.504.5012.002.67--
1995Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-ST30100.0011011007.02000060000.292.57----7.710.001.000-
1995Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--ST0100.69220110013.041113140000.542.770.692.089.694.671.000-
1995Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi40ST30323.79880000038.0341716519251001.398.051.184.505.921.32.6005.00
1996Clearwater PhilliesFSLA+phi-ST31103.13550000023.02188111173001.398.220.394.306.651.551.000-
1996Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-ST31105.25220000012.0148732122001.3310.502.251.509.006.001.000-
1996Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--ST0203.86770000035.0351615413295001.379.001.033.347.462.231.000-
1996Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi40ST31224.76761000028.0311715011221101.489.85--3.496.992.00.5002.78
1997nullIntl--ST32856.3819190110091.21050650000001.1510.31------0.00.615-
1998Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos26Rel33501.13170170011324.01943112231001.297.130.384.508.631.921.000-
1998New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-Rel33112.5619217003031.226119222333001.527.390.576.259.381.50.500-
1998Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAA--Rel0611.94362340014355.2451512334564001.427.280.495.509.051.65.857-
1998Boston Red SoxALMLBbos39Rel330027.0060600002.07661741007.0031.504.5031.5018.000.57-16.14
1999Lehigh Valley Black DiamoAtlInd-S/R34202.96651000027.0199946330000.916.261.321.9810.875.501.000-
1999Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-S/R34016.4321100107.09551071001.2911.571.29--9.000.00.000-
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter31384.662047812620393567.05253212956531143726401.478.301.034.926.911.41.4491.59
Minor League Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter88603.37282184982993961243.01008582468587591232118101.427.270.425.478.881.62.595-
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter37182.741036736164153474.03571691453024441123101.266.750.574.617.771.68.673-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter18112.9685285742213254.1250107841010224411001.388.820.353.608.612.39.621-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter264.6818180100098.0975851464877001.648.910.375.887.991.36.250-
A Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter23174.39515018300302.02201851481223535551001.506.530.366.9710.531.51.575-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter643.3413112001062.04335231627916001.696.240.159.0011.471.27.600-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter242.8512102002053.24128171525610001.736.880.178.729.391.08.333-
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter202.96651000027.0199946330000.916.261.321.9810.875.501.000-
Intl Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter856.3819190110091.21050650000001.1510.31------0.00.615-
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter15183.50122289400343251.2199115981814221714101.357.120.645.087.761.53.455-
Minnesota Twins Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter15185.336347162050284.02881781694214519410101.529.081.324.576.121.34.455-
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter126.5313310000030.0312222417221201.589.201.195.046.531.29.333-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0027.0060600002.07661741007.0031.504.5031.5018.000.57--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12154.6679304910151220.02031241142512016910201.478.301.034.926.911.41.4441.59
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings16113.375032185271220.0178103821013421721001.427.270.425.478.881.62.593-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1984Little Falls MetsNYPLA-nyn-p191817380105002301000.471.526.5881.11410120.571.117.235.49610.0015.001.500.000.0012.50
1984Columbia MetsSALAnyn-p193210010000001400000.100.182.100.2821011.167.000.100.1479.0936.364.000.000.000.00
1984Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         5027390105003701000.333.400.407.80711131.450.074.185.3689.6822.582.330.000.0011.11
1985Columbia MetsSALAnyn-p202823440002005901000.174.321.174.4954029.286.000.217.25417.2431.031.800.000.000.00
1986Columbia MetsSALAnyn-p211317310000005702000.059.273.059.3321024.100.000.294.20120.8329.171.400.000.000.00
1986Lynchburg MetsCaroA+nyn-p211314141002000201000.286.286.357.6435115.333.071.071.2850.0013.330.000.000.0025.00
1986Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         2631451002005903000.161.278.194.4726139.227.033.194.23412.8223.081.800.000.0020.00
1987Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-p2225353700240021705000.200.243.371.61413242.313.171.229.2684.7640.488.504.7617.5028.57
1987Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-p22583100000000102000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
1987Totals for Tex-Tex         83384700240021807000.184.225.342.56713247.278.158.211.2484.2638.309.004.2619.0028.57
1988Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-p232322161000001304000.273.304.318.6227127.316.045.091.2843.7011.113.000.000.0016.67
1988Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-p2344000000000103000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.0014.290.000.000.000.00
1988Totals for IL-IL         2726161000001407000.231.259.269.5287134.273.038.077.2422.9411.764.000.000.0016.67
1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn46p23221210000000000001.0001.0001.5002.5003121.000.500.5001.1040.000.000.000.000.0050.00
1989Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-p241212342000001401000.333.385.500.8856214.500.167.250.3957.1428.574.000.000.0050.00
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn46p24115010000000200000.200.200.200.400105.333.000.000.1820.0040.000.000.000.000.00
1993Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi40p28765021002000200000.400.400.6001.000315.667.200.200.4370.0040.000.000.000.0050.00
1994Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi40p2931281200000001201001.071.071.071.1422029.125.000.000.0640.0041.380.000.000.000.00
1995Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-p3011000000000001000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1995Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi40p3088110013001406001.125.222.500.7224115.000.375.500.3036.6726.674.006.678.00100.00
1996Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi40p3177020000002202000.286.444.286.7302011.400.000.286.36018.1818.181.000.000.000.00
1998New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-p33204000000000300000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.000.000.00
1999Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-p3422000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter1355531020150032209002.182.224.273.49715367.281.091.145.0004.4832.847.331.4955.0030.00
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter249164193541213001756021000.213.287.287.574477202.311.074.177.0008.4227.723.290.9982.0020.00
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter624541030000021309000.222.255.289.54413356.313.067.111.0003.5723.216.500.000.0030.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter83384700240021807000.184.225.342.56713247.278.158.211.0004.2638.309.004.2619.0028.57
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1314141002000201000.286.286.357.6435115.333.071.071.0000.0013.330.000.000.0025.00
A Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter735076000200112003000.120.279.120.3996064.200.000.220.00017.1931.251.820.000.000.00
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1817380105002301000.471.526.5881.11410120.571.117.235.00010.0015.001.500.000.0012.50
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter122482710150032009002.146.196.229.42511260.222.083.146.0005.0033.336.671.6748.0028.57
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter137131000000200000.429.429.5711.000417.600.142.143.0000.0028.570.000.000.0033.33
Average MLB - Per 162 games16266412201600426011002.182.224.273.49718480.281.091.145.0004.4832.847.331.4955.0030.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16210712233118001136014000.213.287.287.574315131.311.074.177.0008.4227.723.290.9982.0020.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1983Gulf Coast Mets GCLRknyn18P12--310111413.9291.08------12100.020.3
1984Little Falls Mets NYPLA-nyn19P13---81-98.8890.62------1872.217.3
1984Columbia Mets SALAnyn19P12--4184-2622.8461.83------3237.58.6
1985Columbia Mets SALAnyn20P26--518312623.8850.88------2892.919.1
1986Columbia Mets SALAnyn21P13--13111-2524.9601.85------13100.09.8
1986Lynchburg Mets CaroA+nyn21P13--115--16161.0001.23------13100.09.3
1987Jackson Mets TexAAnyn22P25--739334946.9391.84------5843.118.4
1988Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn23P23--515112120.9520.87------23100.016.3
1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn23P2-61---111.0000.500.17-----2100.01.3
1989Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn24P12--39111312.9231.00------12100.08.2
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn24P11-24-1--111.0000.090.04-----11100.06.8
1989Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24P10-39211-43.7500.300.08-----10100.06.2
1990Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25P29-146316222119.9050.660.13-----29100.017.9
1991Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin26P4---1--111.0000.25------4100.02.9
1991Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26P15-71111111312.9230.800.17-----15100.09.3
1992Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin27P19--511--16161.0000.84------19100.013.2
1992Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27P9-28-52-75.7140.560.18-----9100.05.6
1993Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28P76-86242186.7500.080.07-----76100.046.9
1994Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29P31-9936-1991.0000.290.09-----31100.027.0
1995Reading Phillies EastAAphi30P1--1---111.0001.00------1100.00.7
1995Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi30P1--11--221.0002.00------1100.00.7
1995Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi30P8-38131-54.8000.500.11-----8100.05.6
1996Clearwater Phillies FSLA+phi31P5---2--221.0000.40------5100.03.6
1996Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi31P2---2--221.0001.00------2100.01.4
1996Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31P7-28-3--331.0000.430.11-----7100.04.3
1998New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou33P19---3--331.0000.16------2095.013.4
1998Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos33P17---21-32.6670.12------17100.012.1
1998Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33P6-2-------------6100.03.7
1999Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan34P2---------------2100.01.4
MLB Totals for P - 10 season(s)-   P204-5671350957263.8750.310.11-----2040.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 8 season(s)-   P99--1444326158.9510.59------990.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P26--839335047.9401.81------260.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P18--117--18181.0001.00------180.00.0
A Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P51--2247817769.8961.35------510.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P13---81-98.8890.62------130.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P12--310111413.9291.08------120.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1983Gulf Coast Mets GCLRknyn1812----------
1984Little Falls Mets NYPLA-nyn1913----------
1984Columbia Mets SALAnyn1912----------
1985Columbia Mets SALAnyn2026----------
1986Columbia Mets SALAnyn2113----------
1986Lynchburg Mets CaroA+nyn2113----------
1987Jackson Mets TexAAnyn2225----------
1988Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn2323----------
1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn232----------
1989Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn2412----------
1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn2411----------
1989Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2410----------
1990Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2529----------
1991Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin264----------
1991Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2615----------
1992Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin2719----------
1992Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin279----------
1993Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi2876----------
1994Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi2931----------
1995Reading Phillies EastAAphi301----------
1995Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi301----------
1995Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi308----------
1996Clearwater Phillies FSLA+phi315----------
1996Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi312----------
1996Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi317----------
1998New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou3319----------
1998Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos3317----------
1998Boston Red SoxALMLBbos336----------
1999Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan342----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1991Minnesota TwinsChamp. SeriesMLB26100.002005.2104400.961.590.006.356.351.000.001.000
1991Minnesota TwinsWorld SeriesMLB2600null2000.024400----------0.00null.000
1993Philadelphia PhilliesChamp. SeriesMLB280013.503002.2542003.1816.870.006.750.000.000.00.000
1993Philadelphia PhilliesWorld SeriesMLB280027.003001.0531006.0045.000.009.000.000.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs104.3250500008.3604064001.446.480.006.484.320.670.001.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs0063.0050500001.07070500012.0063.000.0045.000.000.000.00.000

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1998-09-08Released by Red Sox. 
1998-06-18TradeTraded by Astros to Red Sox for Mike Blais. 
1998-04-06ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
1998-03-09Released by Reds. 
1998-02-02ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1996-10-31Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1992-12-05TradeTraded by Twins to Phillies for Mike Hartley. 
1989-07-31TradeTraded by Mets with Jack Savage, Tim Drummond, Kevin Tapani and Rick Aguilera to Twins for Frank Viola. 
* 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
1988New York MetsTeam Payroll2362,500-60432-392,10762,50062,500
1989Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll2468,000-6082815429,80262,500130,500
1989New York MetsTeam Payroll2468,000-6083215429,80262,500130,500
1990Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll25100,000-64939-515,727100,000230,500
1991Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll26160,000-4852130742,231100,000390,500
1992Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll27109,000-68039-962,245109,000499,500
1993Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll28315,000-4411852968,431109,000814,500
1994Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll29600,000-3331663957,101109,0001,414,500
1995Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll30950,000-2341275999,520109,0002,364,500
1996Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll31500,000-3311462957,870109,0002,864,500
1998Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll33170,000-81247-1,276,192170,0003,034,500
* 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