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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Walter Richard Whitehurst
Stat Years
1985-1996  [mlb] 1989-1996
Height/Weight
6-3 / 195
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (327)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Terrebonne (Houma,LA)
Colleges
University of New Orleans (New Orleans, Louisiana)
Draft
Selected by the Oakland Athletics in Round #3 (#65 overall) of the 1985 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1989-07-17 - Boxscore  (Age: 25.097)
Service Time
Organizations
NYN [5] OAK [3] SDN [2] TOR [1] NYA [1] SFN [1] MON [1] BOS [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 19619 ... retro id: whitw001 ... mlbam id: 124204
Relations
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1985Medford A'sNwstA-oak-211---753.5814142000088.09251356299111001.389.410.612.979.315.223.14.583
    1985Modesto A'sCalifA+oak-211---101.80220000010.010321550011.509.000.904.504.502.701.001.000
    1985Minor Totals: OAKbyYearA+/A-----212---853.4016162000098.010254377349611011.399.370.643.128.824.962.82.615
    1986Madison MuskiesMidwAoak-222---610.59885400061.04284116574010.956.200.152.368.411.183.56.857
    1986Huntsville StarsSouAAoak23222---954.64191920000104.211466544465412071.539.800.343.964.645.681.17.643
    1986Minor Totals: OAKbyYearA/AA----222---1563.16272774000165.7156745856211116081.328.500.273.386.054.031.79.714
    1987Huntsville StarsSouAAoak-233---11103.98282853000183.11921048112421069021.289.430.592.065.205.112.52.524
    1987Minor Totals: OAKbyYearAA----231---11103.98282853000183.31921048112421069021.289.440.592.065.215.112.52.524
    1988Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn21244---10113.05262631000165.0145655673211310081.077.910.381.756.163.553.53.476
    1988Minor Totals: NYNbyYearAAA----241---10113.05262631000165.0145655673211310081.077.910.381.756.163.553.53.476
    1989Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-255---873.25212031110133.01235448532953011.178.320.342.176.433.652.97.533
    1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn47255Log - Sp - Ext - Perf014.50910048014.017772591001.5710.931.293.215.794.501.80.000
    1989Minor Totals: NYNbyYearAAA----251---873.25212031110133.01235448532953011.178.320.342.176.433.652.97.533
    1989MLB Totals: NYNbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf014.50910048014.017772591001.5710.931.293.215.794.501.80.000
    1990Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-266---102.0022000009.072201100010.897.000.001.0010.002.0010.001.000
    1990New York MetsNLMLBnyn47266Log - Sp - Ext - Perf103.29380001638265.263272459462001.108.630.691.236.303.705.111.000
    1990Minor Totals: NYNbyYearAAA----261---102.0022000009.072201100010.897.000.001.0010.002.0010.001.000
    1990MLB Totals: NYNbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf103.31380001638265.763272459462001.108.700.691.246.353.735.111.000
    1991New York MetsNLMLBnyn47277Log - Sp - Ext - Perf7124.193620006161133.114267621225873441.259.590.811.695.874.523.48.368
    1991MLB Totals: NYNbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf7124.193620006161133.314267621225873441.259.600.811.695.884.533.48.368
    1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn47288Log - Sp - Ext - Perf393.62441100733097.0994539433702141.369.190.373.066.494.182.12.250
    1992MLB Totals: NYNbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf393.62441100733097.0994539433702141.369.190.373.066.494.182.12.250
    1993Wichita WranglersTexAAsdn-299---101.27440000021.1114315144000.754.640.422.115.911.692.801.000
    1993San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn41299Log - Sp - Ext - Perf473.83211900120105.210947451130575131.329.280.942.564.854.001.90.364
    1993Minor Totals: SDNbyYearAA----291---101.28440000021.3114315144000.764.690.432.135.971.712.801.000
    1993MLB Totals: SDNbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf473.85211900120105.710947451130575131.329.330.942.574.884.021.90.364
    1994San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn413010Log - Sp - Ext - Perf474.9213130000064.0843735826432011.7211.811.133.666.055.201.65.364
    1994MLB Totals: SDNbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf474.9213130000064.0843735826432011.7211.811.133.666.055.201.65.364
    1995Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-3111---136.51660000027.236212035133001.4811.710.981.634.236.832.60.250
    1995Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-3111---313.86640002028.032161247211001.3910.291.292.256.755.143.00.750
    1995Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-3111---017.16440000016.12013130872011.7111.020.004.413.867.160.88.000
    1995Minor Totals: BOS-TOR-SFNbyYearAAA----313---455.6316140002072.0885045720416011.5011.000.882.505.136.252.05.444
    1996Ottawa LynxILAAAmon-3212---244.3715500510335.0411717213354021.5410.540.513.349.004.372.69.333
    1996Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-3212---632.4713132000073.0602520512481020.997.400.621.485.923.084.00.667
    1996New York YankeesALMLBnya553212Log - Sp - Ext - Perf116.7522000008.011661210001.6312.381.132.251.136.750.50.500
    1996Minor Totals: MON-NYAbyYearAAA----322---873.082818205103108.01014237725835041.178.420.582.086.923.503.32.533
    1996MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf116.7522000008.011661210001.6312.381.132.251.136.750.50.500
    MLB Totals (7 yrs)20374.03163660034973487.752523621843130313156121.349.700.792.405.784.362.41.351
    National League Totals (6 yrs)19363.98161640034973479.751423021242128312156121.349.650.792.405.864.322.44.345
    American League Totals (1 yrs)116.7522000008.011661210001.6312.381.132.251.136.750.50.500
    Minor League Totals66513.461681552296133955.392544936751253669640261.238.720.482.386.304.232.64.564
    Minor: A- Totals753.5814142000088.09251356299111001.389.410.612.979.315.223.14.583
    Minor: A Totals610.59885400061.04284116574010.956.200.152.368.411.183.56.857
    Minor: A+ Totals101.80220000010.010321550011.509.000.904.504.502.701.001.000
    Minor: AA Totals21154.02515173000309.3317174138179317425091.339.230.492.715.075.071.87.583
    Minor: AAA Totals31303.479380826133487.046421318826110342240151.188.570.482.036.323.943.11.508
    New York Mets Totals (4 yrs)11223.83127320033953310.032114613223722128581.279.320.672.096.154.242.94.333
    San Diego Padres Totals (2 yrs)8144.26343200120169.7193848019561007141.4710.271.012.985.324.471.79.364
    New York Yankees Totals (1 yrs)116.7522000008.011661210001.6312.381.132.251.136.750.50.500
    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. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1988Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn2124p---12624020000000801000.083.083.083.1662520.000.000.1250.0032.000.000.00.000.0
    1989Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-25p---22114020001000511000.143.200.143.3431620.000.000.2220.0031.250.000.00.000.0
    1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn4725pL-S-E-P291100000001101000.000.500.000.5003001.000.000.00033.3333.331.000.00.000.0
    1990Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-26p---322000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1990New York MetsNLMLBnyn4726pL-S-E-P3388020000000001000.250.250.250.500920.000.000.2500.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1991New York MetsNLMLBnyn4727pL-S-E-P43633261000002605000.182.229.212.4414071.091.030.2225.0015.003.000.00.0016.7
    1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn4728pL-S-E-P54422141003011501000.182.217.227.4442451.045.045.2354.1720.835.000.00.0025.0
    1993Wichita WranglersTexAAsdn-29p---6410100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.000110.000.0001.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1993San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn4129pL-S-E-P6212412000000011010001.083.083.083.1663420.000.000.1540.0032.350.000.00.000.0
    1994San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn4130pL-S-E-P71319020000003800000.105.227.105.3322220.158.000.18213.6436.362.670.00.000.0
    1995Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-31p---841000000001100000.000.500.000.5002001.000.000.00050.0050.001.000.00.000.0
    1996Ottawa LynxILAAAmon-32p---9155000000000300000.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (6 yrs)161107516200301731018001.150.202.168.370132182.075.018.2115.3023.484.430.00.0012.5
    National League Totals (6 yrs)161107516200301731018001.150.202.168.370132182.075.018.2115.3023.484.430.00.0012.5
    Minor League Totals72470500010011812000.106.143.106.2495150.021.000.1721.9635.2918.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals410100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.000110.000.0001.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals68460400010011812000.087.125.087.2125040.022.000.1432.0036.0018.000.00.000.0
    New York Mets Totals (4 yrs)1276441220030141208000.188.235.219.45476142.078.031.2315.2615.793.000.00.0016.7
    San Diego Padres Totals (2 yrs)344314000000319010001.093.152.093.2455640.070.000.1675.3633.936.330.00.000.0
    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
    1985Medford A'sNwstA-21P1400.0418102322.9571.600.0018.9100.09
    1985Modesto A'sCalifA+21P200.01200331.0001.500.001.4100.018
    1986Madison MuskiesMidwA22P800.0319102322.9572.800.005.7100.015
    1986Huntsville StarsSouAA22P1900.0821133029.9671.500.0013.5100.09
    1987Huntsville StarsSouAA23P2800.01642416258.9352.100.0019.4100.06
    1988Tidewater TidesILAAA24P2600.01440115554.9822.100.0018.4100.07
    1989Tidewater TidesILAAA25P2100.0917112726.9631.200.0014.4100.08
    1989New York MetsNLMLB25P9014.01100221.0000.200.145.6100.016
    1990Tidewater TidesILAAA26P200.00500551.0002.500.001.4100.017
    1990New York MetsNLMLB26P38065.2490113131.0000.300.2023.5100.03
    1991New York MetsNLMLB27P360133.11124223735.9461.000.2622.4100.05
    1992New York MetsNLMLB28P44097.0617112423.9580.500.2427.2100.03
    1993Wichita WranglersTexAA29P400.0102031.3330.300.002.9100.019
    1993San Diego PadresNLMLB29P210105.2318222321.9131.000.2013.0100.014
    1994San Diego PadresNLMLB30P13064.0410101514.9331.100.2211.1100.012
    1995Syracuse ChiefsILAAA31P600.01401551.0000.800.004.3100.022
    1995Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA31P600.00300331.0000.500.004.3100.025
    1996Ottawa LynxILAAA32P1500.03400771.0000.500.0010.6100.012
    1996Columbus ClippersILAAA32P1300.03120215151.0001.200.009.2100.016
    1996New York YankeesALMLB32P208.01100221.0001.000.251.2100.023
    MLB Totals - (P)1630486308066116110.9480.700.230.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)8900308525117115.9831.300.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)51002563749588.9261.700.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)2001200331.0001.500.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)800319102322.9572.800.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (P)1400418102322.9571.600.000.00.00
    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 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
    1985Minor16----------
    1986Minor27----------
    1987Minor28----------
    1988Minor26----------
    1989MLB9----------
    1989Minor21----------
    1990MLB38----------
    1990Minor2----------
    1991MLB36----------
    1992MLB44----------
    1993MLB21----------
    1993Minor4----------
    1994MLB13----------
    1995Minor12----------
    1996MLB2----------
    1996Minor28----------
    Totals327----------