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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Eddie Lee Whitson
Stat Years
1974-1991  [mlb] 1977-1991
Height/Weight
6-3 / 195
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (462)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Unicoi County (Erwin,TN)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in Round #6 (#131 overall) of the 1974 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1977-09-04 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.108)
Service Time
Organizations
SDN [8] PIT [3] SFN [3] NYA [2] CLE [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 19631 ... retro id: white001 ... mlbam id: 124223
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1974Gulf Coast PiratesGCLRk----191---144.30800000044.0452821015250001.369.200.003.075.115.731.67.200
    1974Minor Totals: byYearRk----191---144.30800008044.0452821015250001.369.200.003.075.115.731.67.200
    1975Charl. S.C.WcarA----202---8155.0724000000142.014096800991200001.688.870.006.277.616.081.21.348
    1975Minor Totals: byYearA----201---8155.07240000240142.014096800991200001.688.870.006.277.616.081.21.348
    1976SalemCaroA+----213---1592.5326000000203.016875570651860001.157.450.002.888.253.332.86.625
    1976Minor Totals: byYearA+----211---1592.53260000260203.016875570651860001.157.450.002.888.253.332.86.625
    1977Columbus ClippersILAAApit-224---8133.34262690000175.017574659681206001.399.000.463.506.173.811.76.381
    1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit46224Log - Sp - Ext - Perf103.45520013015.2116609100001.286.320.005.175.743.451.111.000
    1977Minor Totals: PITbyYearAAA----221---8133.34262690000175.017574659681206001.399.000.463.506.173.811.76.381
    1977MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf103.55520013015.7116609100001.326.510.005.335.923.551.111.000
    1978Columbus ClippersILAAApit-235---223.71771000051.0562521210551021.299.880.351.769.714.415.50.500
    1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31235Log - Sp - Ext - Perf563.27430001443474.1663127537641021.397.990.614.487.753.751.73.455
    1978Minor Totals: PITbyYearAAA----231---223.71771000051.0562521210551021.299.880.351.769.714.415.50.500
    1978MLB Totals: PITbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf563.28430001443474.3663127537641021.398.020.614.497.773.771.73.455
    1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31246Log - Sp - Ext - Perf234.3719700412157.2533628636312111.548.270.945.624.845.620.86.400
    1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32246Log - Sp - Ext - Perf583.95181720110100.1984744539623141.378.790.453.505.564.221.59.385
    1979MLB Totals: PIT-SFNbyYearMLB----242Log - Sp - Ext - Perf7114.103724205131158.015183721175935251.438.600.634.275.304.731.24.389
    1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32257Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11133.10343462000211.22228873756901141.319.440.302.383.833.741.61.458
    1980MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11133.11343462000211.72228873756901141.329.460.302.393.843.751.61.458
    1981San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32268Log - Sp - Ext - Perf694.02222221000123.013061551047653221.449.510.733.444.764.461.38.400
    1981MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf694.02222221000123.013061551047653221.449.510.733.444.764.461.38.400
    1982Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32279Log - Sp - Ext - Perf423.264091118312107.2914339658614101.387.610.504.855.103.591.05.667
    1982MLB Totals: CLEbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf423.274091118312107.7914339658614101.397.640.504.875.123.611.05.667
    1983Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-2810---106.75330000012.0159905110001.6711.250.003.758.256.752.201.000
    1983San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn312810Log - Sp - Ext - Perf574.303121204101144.114373692350812011.348.921.433.125.054.551.62.417
    1983Minor Totals: SDNbyYearAAA----281---106.75330000012.0159905110001.6711.250.003.758.256.752.201.000
    1983MLB Totals: SDNbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf574.313121204101144.314373692350812011.348.931.443.125.064.561.62.417
    1984San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn312911Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1483.24313110000189.0181726816421033131.188.620.762.004.903.432.45.636
    1984MLB Totals: SDNbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1483.24313110000189.0181726816421033131.188.620.762.004.903.432.45.636
    1985New York YankeesALMLBnya383012Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1084.88303022000158.2201100861943891021.5411.401.082.445.055.672.07.556
    1985MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1084.89303022000158.7201100861943891021.5411.431.082.455.065.692.07.556
    1986New York YankeesALMLBnya383113Log - Sp - Ext - Perf527.5414400610037.0543731523272002.0813.141.225.596.579.001.17.714
    1986San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn323113Log - Sp - Ext - Perf175.5917120005075.2854847837461001.6110.110.954.405.475.711.24.125
    1986MLB Totals: NYA-SDNbyYearMLB----312Log - Sp - Ext - Perf696.263116006150112.713985781360733001.7711.151.044.815.866.821.22.400
    1987San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn313214Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10134.73363431020205.219711310836641352131.278.621.582.805.914.942.11.435
    1987MLB Totals: SDNbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10134.74363431020205.719711310836641352131.278.641.582.815.924.962.11.435
    1988San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn313315Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13113.77343331010205.1202938617451182211.208.850.751.975.174.082.62.542
    1988MLB Totals: SDNbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13113.77343331010205.3202938617451182211.208.860.751.975.184.082.62.542
    1989San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn313416Log - Sp - Ext - Perf16112.66333351000227.0198776722481172351.087.850.871.904.643.052.44.593
    1989MLB Totals: SDNbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf16112.66333351000227.0198776722481172351.087.850.871.904.643.052.44.593
    1990San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn313517Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1492.60323263000228.2215736613471272011.158.460.511.855.002.872.70.609
    1990MLB Totals: SDNbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1492.60323263000228.7215736613471272011.158.480.511.855.012.882.70.609
    1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn313618Log - Sp - Ext - Perf465.0313122001078.29347441317401101.4010.641.491.944.585.382.35.400
    1991MLB Totals: SDNbyYearMLB----361Log - Sp - Ext - Perf465.0613122001078.79347441317401101.4110.701.501.964.605.412.35.400
    MLB Totals (17 yrs)1261233.7945233335124811982,240.32240104594421169812663214291.319.000.852.805.094.201.81.506
    National League Totals (14 yrs)1071113.66368290329247861,937.0189486578818157410892513271.278.800.842.675.064.021.90.491
    American League Totals (3 yrs)19124.6384433324412303.3346180156301241777121.5510.270.893.685.265.341.43.613
    Minor League Totals35433.6394361000580627.0599307253112625177021.378.600.163.767.424.411.97.449
    Minor: Rk Totals144.30800008044.0452821015250001.369.200.003.075.115.731.67.200
    Minor: A Totals8155.07240000240142.014096800991200001.688.870.006.277.616.081.21.348
    Minor: A+ Totals1592.53260000260203.016875570651860001.157.450.002.888.253.332.86.625
    Minor: AAA Totals11153.593636100000238.02461089511831867021.389.300.423.147.034.082.24.423
    San Diego Padres Totals (8 yrs)77723.6922720822641911,354.31314596555148350767158141.238.730.982.335.103.962.19.517
    San Francisco Giants Totals (3 yrs)22303.567473103110435.04501961722214221774101.369.310.462.944.494.061.53.423
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (3 yrs)893.736790019585147.7130736111821053131.447.950.675.016.424.461.28.471
    New York Yankees Totals (2 yrs)15105.394434226100195.725513711724661163021.6411.761.113.045.356.321.76.600
    Cleveland Indians Totals (1 yrs)423.274091118312107.7914339658614101.397.640.504.875.123.611.05.667
    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%
    1977Columbus ClippersILAAApit-22p---12715031000001901000.200.250.267.5171741.133.067.5005.8852.949.000.00.0033.3
    1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit4622pL-S-E-P154000000000200000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3123pL-S-E-P24311020000000601000.182.182.182.3641220.000.000.4000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3124pL-S-E-P31913100000001504000.000.071.000.0711800.077.000.0005.5627.785.000.00.000.0
    1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3224pL-S-E-P318321500020001005000.156.156.156.3123750.000.000.2270.0027.030.000.00.000.0
    1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3225pL-S-E-P434662600040012109001.091.104.091.1957660.015.000.1331.3227.6321.000.00.000.0
    1981San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3226pL-S-E-P522332300010031309000.091.167.091.2584530.091.000.1506.6728.894.330.00.000.0
    1983Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-28p---631000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    1983San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn3128pL-S-E-P631441800030021102000.182.217.182.3994880.045.000.2424.1722.925.500.00.000.0
    1984San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn3129pL-S-E-P736610300010011206000.049.065.049.1146830.016.000.0611.4717.6512.000.00.000.0
    1986San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn3231pL-S-E-P81718130000000802000.167.167.167.3342030.000.000.3000.0040.000.000.00.000.0
    1987San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn3132pL-S-E-P9366518100400117010000.123.136.138.2747691.031.015.1671.3222.3717.000.00.0012.5
    1988San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn3133pL-S-E-P10346641130030012309000.167.179.212.39176143.061.045.2561.3230.2623.000.00.0027.3
    1989San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn3134pL-S-E-P11367241040040051907001.139.195.194.38984144.125.055.1895.9522.623.800.00.0040.0
    1990San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn3135pL-S-E-P123367610101400216013001.149.174.209.38382142.090.060.1802.4419.518.0067.01.2220.0
    1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn3136pL-S-E-P131324130001001602000.125.160.125.2852730.042.000.1673.7022.226.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (14 yrs)3775762472901270018169079003.125.152.146.2986738410.052.021.1752.6725.119.39576.00.1513.9
    National League Totals (14 yrs)3775762472901270018169079003.125.152.146.2986738410.052.021.1752.6725.119.39576.00.1513.9
    Minor League Totals30160310000011001000.188.235.250.4851841.125.062.5005.5655.5610.000.00.0033.3
    Minor: AAA Totals30160310000011001000.188.235.250.4851841.125.062.5005.5655.5610.000.00.0033.3
    San Diego Padres Totals (8 yrs)2364171856901200013112051002.134.160.163.3234816810.060.029.1812.7023.288.62417.00.2117.9
    San Francisco Giants Totals (3 yrs)74131514000700444023001.107.133.107.240158140.031.000.1612.5327.8511.000.00.000.0
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (3 yrs)67281200000011305000.071.103.071.1743420.036.000.1332.9438.2413.000.00.000.0
    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
    1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB22P5015.20200221.0000.400.133.1100.011
    1978Columbus ClippersILAAA23P700.0251087.8751.000.005.0100.014
    1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB23P43074.038101211.9170.300.1526.7100.03
    1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB24P19057.22601881.0000.400.1411.7100.010
    1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLB24P180100.1215211917.8950.900.1711.1100.013
    1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLB25P340211.2827303835.9211.000.1721.1100.06
    1981San Francisco GiantsNLMLB26P220123.01011312421.8751.000.1719.8100.06
    1982Cleveland IndiansALMLB27P400107.2480012121.0000.300.1124.7100.03
    1983Las Vegas StarsPCLAAA28P300.01100221.0000.700.002.1100.016
    1983San Diego PadresNLMLB28P310144.1460010101.0000.300.0719.1100.06
    1984San Diego PadresNLMLB29P310189.011350346461.0001.500.2419.186.19
    1985New York YankeesALMLB30P300158.2816332724.8890.800.1518.6100.07
    1986San Diego PadresNLMLB31P17075.2613212119.9051.100.2510.5100.012
    1986New York YankeesALMLB31P14037.01500661.0000.400.168.6100.012
    1987San Diego PadresNLMLB32P360205.21419103433.9710.900.1622.2100.05
    1988San Diego PadresNLMLB33P340205.11030424440.9091.200.2021.1100.04
    1989San Diego PadresNLMLB34P330227.01722214139.9511.200.1720.491.74
    1990San Diego PadresNLMLB35P320228.218420360601.0001.900.2619.897.06
    1991San Diego PadresNLMLB36P13078.2590014141.0001.100.188.0100.012
    MLB Totals - (P)45202,235123274211611.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)1000361011.0000.000.00---------
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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
    1977MLB5----------
    1978MLB43----------
    1978Minor7----------
    1979MLB37----------
    1980MLB34----------
    1981MLB22----------
    1982MLB40----------
    1983MLB31----------
    1983Minor3----------
    1984MLB31----------
    1985MLB30----------
    1986MLB31----------
    1987MLB36----------
    1988MLB34----------
    1989MLB33----------
    1990MLB32----------
    1991MLB13----------
    Totals462----------