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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Louis Rodman Whitaker
Stat Years
1975-1995  [mlb] 1977-1995
Height/Weight
5-11 / 160
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
Positions
2B (2308) ... DH (32)
Draft Position
3B
Born Date/Place
High School
Martinsville (Martinsville,VA)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Detroit Tigers in Round #5 (#99 overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1977-09-09 - Boxscore  (Age: 20.120)
Service Time
Organizations
DET [19]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 19583 ... retro id: whitl001 ... mlbam id: 124154
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1975BristolAppRk----182b---14211417276111710251300000.237.374.333.707139388.000.096.00017.999.350.52114.00.7229.6
    1976LakelandFSLA+----192b---212434370129125162480555100000.376.462.449.91139815418.000.073.00013.8212.810.93343.00.2513.9
    1977Montgomery RebelsSouAAdet-202b---3107396811111343483811585231300.280.374.356.73046114120.290.076.31412.5811.280.90132.00.6518.0
    1977Detroit TigersALMLBdet43202bL-S-E-P31132581002224601000.250.333.281.6143791.156.031.30810.8116.221.500.00.0012.5
    1978Detroit TigersALMLBdet1212bL-S-E-P413948471138127358776165113809.285.361.357.71856717322.198.072.31810.7611.461.07161.30.5315.9
    1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet1222bL-S-E-P512742375121148342201078661144210.286.395.378.77352016025.300.092.33015.0012.690.85141.00.5820.7
    1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet1232bL-S-E-P614547768111191145847379012609.233.331.283.61456813521.212.050.27312.8513.911.08477.00.1818.9
    1981Detroit TigersALMLBdet1242bL-S-E-P7109335488814453653404213335.263.340.373.71338212523.236.110.28510.4710.991.0567.01.3126.1
    1982Detroit TigersALMLBdet1252bL-S-E-P8152560761602281565113485816448.286.341.434.77561924345.248.148.2957.759.371.2137.32.4228.1
    1983Detroit TigersALMLBdet1262bL-S-E-P91616439420640612721710677002889.320.380.457.83772029458.252.137.3419.319.721.0453.61.6728.2
    1984Detroit TigersALMLBdet1272bL-S-E-P1014355890161251135665626304559.289.357.407.76462922739.231.118.3049.8610.021.0242.92.0724.2
    1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet1282bL-S-E-P11152609102170298217364805625593.279.362.456.81870127858.312.177.27711.417.990.7029.03.0034.1
    1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet1292bL-S-E-P121445849515726620731386370004520.269.338.437.77565125552.284.168.2759.6810.751.1129.23.0733.1
    1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet1302bL-S-E-P1314960411016038616591357110814425.265.341.427.76868425860.293.162.29810.3815.791.5237.82.3437.5
    1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet1312bL-S-E-P1411540354111182125520666106258.275.376.419.79547716932.313.144.29813.8412.790.9233.62.5228.8
    1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet1322bL-S-E-P1514850977128211288563895931967.251.361.462.82361123550.391.211.23214.579.660.6618.24.5839.1
    1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet1332bL-S-E-P16132472751122221860827471015710.237.338.407.74555219242.339.170.24213.4112.860.9626.23.2637.5
    1991Detroit TigersALMLBdet1342bL-S-E-P1713847094131262237842904522863.279.391.489.88057223051.406.210.26315.737.870.5020.44.0238.9
    1992Detroit TigersALMLBdet1352bL-S-E-P1813045377126260197164814615459.278.386.461.84754420945.366.183.27314.898.460.5723.83.4935.7
    1993Detroit TigersALMLBdet1362bL-S-E-P191193837211132196733784647445.290.412.449.86147617242.363.159.30716.399.660.5942.61.8937.8
    1994Detroit TigersALMLBdet1372bL-S-E-P20923226797212124320414713548.301.377.491.86837215835.323.190.31711.0212.631.1526.83.2336.1
    1995Detroit TigersALMLBdet1382bL-S-E-P21842493673140144440314120346.293.372.518.89028512928.365.225.29910.8814.391.3217.84.9138.4
    MLB Totals (19 yrs)2390857013862369420652441084143751197109920899179143.276.363.426.78999673651729.297.150.29012.0111.030.9235.12.4530.8
    American League Totals (19 yrs)2390857013862369420652441084143751197109920899179143.276.363.426.78999673651729.297.150.29012.0111.030.9235.12.4530.8
    Minor League Totals27385316826731105127871113811631300.313.409.390.79999833346.328.077.35613.8311.620.84170.60.5017.2
    Minor: Rk Totals4211417276111710251300000.237.374.333.707139388.325.096.26017.999.350.52114.00.7229.6
    Minor: A+ Totals12434370129125162480555100000.376.462.449.91139815418.373.073.44013.8212.810.93343.00.2513.9
    Minor: AA Totals107396811111343483811585231300.280.374.356.73046114120.290.076.31412.5811.280.90132.00.6518.0
    Detroit Tigers Totals (19 yrs)2390857013862369420652441084143751197109920899179143.276.363.426.78999673651729.297.150.29012.0111.030.9235.12.4530.8
    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
    1977Detroit TigersALMLB202B9074.017180235351.0003.900.475.681.82
    1978Detroit TigersALMLB212B13601,122.13014581795776759.9785.600.6884.097.81
    1978Detroit TigersALMLB21DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.21.43
    1979Detroit TigersALMLB222B12601,017.12803699103658649.9865.200.6478.399.21
    1980Detroit TigersALMLB232B14301,199.03404281293780768.9855.400.6488.398.61
    1981Detroit TigersALMLB242B1080918.1227354977590581.9855.400.6399.199.11
    1982Detroit TigersALMLB252B14901,283.033147010120811801.9885.400.6292.098.01
    1982Detroit TigersALMLB25DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.711
    1983Detroit TigersALMLB262B16001,358.02994471392759746.9834.700.5598.899.41
    1984Detroit TigersALMLB272B14201,195.02904051583710695.9794.900.5887.799.31
    1985Detroit TigersALMLB282B15001,307.231441411101739728.9854.900.5693.298.71
    1986Detroit TigersALMLB292B14101,207.12764211198708697.9844.900.5887.097.91
    1987Detroit TigersALMLB302B14801,266.22754161799708691.9764.700.5591.499.31
    1988Detroit TigersALMLB312B1100903.2218284853510502.9844.600.5667.995.71
    1989Detroit TigersALMLB322B14601,178.03273931199731720.9854.900.6190.198.61
    1989Detroit TigersALMLB32DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.21.412
    1990Detroit TigersALMLB332B13001,037.1286372698664658.9915.100.6380.298.51
    1990Detroit TigersALMLB33DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.820
    1991Detroit TigersALMLB342B13501,063.2255361491620616.9944.600.5883.397.81
    1991Detroit TigersALMLB34DH300.0000000.0000.000.001.92.211
    1992Detroit TigersALMLB352B1190978.1256312972577568.9844.800.5873.591.51
    1992Detroit TigersALMLB35DH1000.0000000.0000.000.006.27.76
    1993Detroit TigersALMLB362B1100864.02363221175569558.9815.100.6567.992.41
    1994Detroit TigersALMLB372B830641.21362461244394382.9704.600.6072.290.21
    1994Detroit TigersALMLB37DH500.0000000.0000.000.004.35.47
    1995Detroit TigersALMLB382B630452.2107163432274270.9854.300.6043.875.01
    1995Detroit TigersALMLB38DH800.0000000.0000.000.005.69.55
    MLB Totals - (2B)2308004771665318915271161311424.9844.900.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)3200000000.0000.000.000.00.00
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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
    1977MLB---9-------
    1978MLB---136------2
    1979MLB---126-------
    1980MLB---143-------
    1981MLB---108-------
    1982MLB---149------1
    1983MLB---160-------
    1984MLB---142-------
    1985MLB---150-------
    1986MLB---141-------
    1987MLB---148-------
    1988MLB---110-------
    1989MLB---146------2
    1990MLB---130------1
    1991MLB---135------3
    1992MLB---119------10
    1993MLB---110-------
    1994MLB---83------5
    1995MLB---63------8
    Totals---2308------32