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Desi WilsonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1991-2007 MLB Years: 1996-1996
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Played in Japan
Rated Prospect

Positions1B-750, OF-418, SS-104, P-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDesi Bernard Wilson
Height6-7Weight230BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateMay 9,1969 [49.046]PlaceGlen Cove,New York
High SchoolGlen Cove (Glen Cove,NY)
CollegeFairleigh Dickinson University (Teaneck,NJ)

DraftedSelected by the Texas Rangers [Team Picks] in the 30th round (794th overall) of the 1991 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Houston Astros [Team Picks] in the 87th round (1490th overall) of the 1989 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 15th round (396th overall) of the 1987 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsOmar Minaya
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1993-MLB-#10
MLB DebutAugust 7,1996 [27.090]
OrganizationsTEX [4] SFN [3] ARI [2] CHA [1] MON [1] Awards4
TBC Player ID19772Retrosheet IDwilsd002MLBAM ID124384
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed52Power41Contact70XBH34RBIs68Runs41Hitting79Durability74Team.498Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1991Gulf Coast RangersGCLRktex-of22825142007003200100.160.241.240.4816229.167.080.200.22510.346.900.670.000.0050.00
1992Butte Copper KingsPioRktex-of23722534581945421311314510010.320.396.447.84311318285.374.127.257.38310.8815.791.451.7550.6022.22
1993Charlotte RangersFSLA+tex-1b-of24131511831562173702911509070240.305.374.391.76520031570.364.086.219.3458.7715.791.800.53170.3319.87
1994Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex30ss2512949369142270655161440115201514.288.343.379.72218733536.365.091.176.3217.4621.462.881.1282.1723.24
1995Shreveport CaptainsTexAAsfn-1b26122482771382735721194068107218.286.338.386.72418635530.320.100.187.3227.5512.831.700.9496.4025.36
1996Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-1b2711340756138267559154188030339.339.369.474.84319338431.409.135.206.3664.1818.564.441.1681.4027.54
1996San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn81b274111810322021202122700022.271.338.339.677404130.337.068.153.3049.2320.772.251.5459.0012.50
1997Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-1b-of28121451761552767531634473403511.344.404.477.88121540502.396.133.259.3868.7614.541.661.3964.4325.81
1998HanshinJap CenIntl-291624040003000700000.167.167.167.3344024.235.000.000.1500.0029.170.000.000.000.00
1998HanshinJap WestIntl-297124324615253560153500000.251.295.350.6458512258.276.099.185.2885.8113.572.331.9448.6019.67
1998Totals for Intl-Intl         8726724655253860154200000.243.284.333.6178912282.273.090.169.2765.3214.892.801.7753.4018.46
1999Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari-1b3013045265146277662233476203218.323.371.454.82520540491.375.131.204.3616.9215.482.241.2275.3327.40
2000Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha-of31124439581182313551745179402211.269.349.346.69515227496.320.077.223.31610.2815.931.550.60146.3322.88
2001Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari721b32833204510520133842144820108.328.359.425.78413624337.378.097.147.3434.1514.243.430.89106.6722.86
2002Somerset PatriotsAtlInd-of33963624711920136673366100003.329.389.414.80315024398.389.085.196.3599.0515.331.690.75120.6720.17
2002Harrisburg SenatorsEastAAmon-1b3318543700030051200002.130.203.130.3337059.167.000.093.1658.4720.342.400.000.000.00
2003Sioux City ExplorersNorthernInd--of-1b3442165295280124100282530014.315.423.382.805639196.367.067.297.36714.2912.760.890.51165.0017.31
2003Sioux Falls CanariesNorthernInd--344216320465022100212030025.282.374.350.724577187.312.068.196.32811.2310.700.951.0781.5015.22
1998Totals for Northern-Northern         843284998130345100494560039.299.399.366.76512016383.339.067.247.35112.7911.750.920.78109.3316.33
2004Sioux City ExplorersNorthernInd--1b359537975121182555198334850018.319.381.417.79815825417.356.098.214.3547.9111.511.451.2075.8020.66
2005Surprise Fightin FalconsGoldInd--1b-of368630453125224655144402720469.411.477.5691.04617332350.433.158.322.44811.437.710.681.7150.6725.60
2006Chico OutlawsGoldInd--37803335811120125842344110469.333.392.417.80913923372.371.084.192.3539.1411.021.210.54166.5020.72
2007South Georgia PeanutsSCLInd--381026553004009400010.192.400.308.7088335.227.116.462.33125.7111.430.440.000.0060.00
2007Anderson JoesSCLInd--3822821330301165110800011.366.435.439.87436492.397.073.244.39010.878.700.801.0982.0013.33
2003Totals for SCL-SCL         3210818356012051191200021.324.425.407.832447127.358.083.296.37214.969.450.630.79108.0020.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4111810322021202122700022.271.338.339.677404130.337.068.153.0009.2320.772.251.5459.0012.50
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter105138875781190209364351612361330688260232491.306.362.412.77416002884266.361.106.206.0007.7416.132.081.0190.4024.20
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter571206930066212322242675416161356150121257.320.371.435.8069011692257.375.115.212.0007.1315.772.211.0686.2125.53
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter269102914928754311130272385195308734.279.333.369.702380681125.332.090.177.0007.5617.332.290.9893.5523.69
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter131511831562173702911509070240.305.374.391.76520031570.364.086.219.0008.7715.791.800.53170.3319.87
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter8027846851145491311344710110.306.382.428.81011920314.352.122.252.00010.8314.971.381.5955.6023.53
Ind Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter473181430060999820299591821123414081839.336.407.432.8397841272047.376.096.235.00010.3111.431.110.9890.7020.85
Intl Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter8726724655253860154200000.243.284.333.6178912282.273.090.169.0005.3214.892.801.7753.4018.46
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4111810322021202122700022.271.338.339.677404130.337.068.153.0009.2320.772.251.5459.0012.50
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624664012680847084710700088.271.338.339.67715816514.337.068.153.0009.2320.772.251.5459.0012.50
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625998918332678019951106404414.306.362.412.77424744658.361.106.206.0007.7416.132.081.0190.4024.20

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1999Tucson SidewindersPCLAAAari-Rel30000.0010100101.0000000000----------0.00--
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100101.0000000000----------0.00--
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100101.0000000000----------0.00--
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings000.002200220002200220.0000000000----------0.00--

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1991Gulf Coast Rangers GCLRktex22OF3--2---221.0000.67------837.55.1
1992Butte Copper Kings PioRktex23OF71--9089-10798.9161.38------7298.693.4
1993Charlotte Rangers FSLA+tex241B77--769481263829817.98610.61------13158.857.9
1993Charlotte Rangers FSLA+tex24OF55--9093-10299.9711.80------13142.041.4
1994Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex25SS104--2061993234225.9622.16------12980.676.5
1994Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex251B25--20115422220216.9828.64------12919.418.4
1995Shreveport Captains TexAAsfn261B118--111372911211941185.99210.04------12296.787.4
1996Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn271B98--84252892902894.9919.12------11386.768.1
1996Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn27OF3--5---551.0001.67------1132.72.1
1996San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn271B33--23618420258254.9847.70------4180.520.4
1997Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn281B75--59243674641635.9918.47------12162.052.4
1997Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn28OF38--666317572.9601.89------12131.426.6
1999Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari301B99--757552079832812.9768.20------13076.269.7
1999Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari30OF12--18---18181.0001.50------1309.28.5
1999Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari30P1---------------1300.80.7
2000Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha31OF61--101521108106.9811.74------12449.242.7
2000Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha311B26--19823322224221.9878.50------12421.018.2
2001Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari321B58--47048638524518.9898.93------8369.940.8
2001Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari32OF15--1832-2321.9131.40------8318.110.6
2002Somerset Patriots AtlIndy-33OF73--1141443132128.9701.75------9676.058.4
2002Harrisburg Senators EastAAmon331B8--624-266661.0008.25------1844.45.8
2002Harrisburg Senators EastAAmon33OF2--3---331.0001.50------1811.11.4
2003Sioux City Explorers NorthernIndy-34OF27--6013-6461.9532.26------4264.330.0
2003Sioux City Explorers NorthernIndy-341B14--1178111126125.9928.93------4233.315.6
2004Sioux City Explorers NorthernIndy-351B64--534351550584569.9748.89------9567.466.7
2004Sioux City Explorers NorthernIndy-35OF9--1011-1211.9171.22------959.59.4
2005Surprise Fightin Falcons GoldIndy-361B55--34824227374372.9956.76------8664.061.1
2005Surprise Fightin Falcons GoldIndy-36OF49--86103-9996.9701.96------8657.054.4
Ind Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF158--27026113307296.9641.87------1580.00.0
Ind Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B133--99967188810841066.9838.02------1330.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B33--23618420258254.9847.70------330.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 5 season(s)-   1B356--28592214330531233080.9868.65------3560.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF129--2081472229222.9691.72------1290.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1---------------10.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B151--1376911313614801467.9919.72------1510.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS104--2061993234225.9622.16------1040.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF2--3---331.0001.50------20.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B77--769481263829817.98610.61------770.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF55--9093-10299.9711.80------550.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF74--9289-109100.9171.35------740.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1991Gulf Coast Rangers GCLRktex22---------3-
1992Butte Copper Kings PioRktex23---------71-
1993Charlotte Rangers FSLA+tex24--77------55-
1994Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex25--25-104------
1995Shreveport Captains TexAAsfn26--118--------
1996Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn27--98------3-
1996San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn27--33--------
1997Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn28--75------38-
1999Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari301-99------12-
2000Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha31--26------61-
2001Tucson Sidewinders PCLAAAari32--58------15-
2002Somerset Patriots AtlInd-33---------73-
2002Harrisburg Senators EastAAmon33--8------2-
2003Sioux City Explorers NorthernInd-34--14------27-
2004Sioux City Explorers NorthernInd-35--64------9-
2005Surprise Fightin Falcons GoldInd-36--55------49-

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2007Anderson JoesSCLIndIndy-38Manager893752.41623.05 
2008Peoria ChiefsMidwAMinorchn39Hitting Coach1386078.43518.57Ryne Sandberg
2010Arizona Cubs -ArizRkMinorchn41Hitting Coach552629.4738.53Juan Cabreja
2011Boise HawksNwstA-Minorchn42Hitting Coach763640.4748.02Mark JohnsonLost in Semi-Finals
2012Daytona CubsFSLA+Minorchn43Hitting Coach1335974.44419.06Brian Harper
2014Tennessee SmokiesSouAAMinorchn45Hitting Coach1396673.47510.52Buddy Bailey
2015Tennessee SmokiesSouAAMinorchn46Hitting Coach1397663.5471.53Buddy Bailey
2016Tennessee SmokiesSouAAMinorchn47Hitting Coach1395881.41726.04Mark Johnson
2017Iowa CubsPCLAAAMinorchn48Hitting Coach1396772.48214.04Marty Pevey
2018Iowa CubsPCLAAAMinorchn49Hitting Coach000.000--0Marty Pevey
* 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
2002Atlantic League All-Star (OF)1
2005Golden League Player of the Year ... Independent Leagues All-Star (First Team OF)2
2006Golden League All-Star (1B)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2002-05-10Released by Expos 
2002-05-01ContractSigned by independent Somerset (Atlantic) 
2002-03-12ContractSigned by Expos 
2001-10-15Free AgentGranted free agency 
2001-02-19ContractSigned by Diamondbacks 
2000-10-15Free AgentGranted free agency 
2000-02-09ContractSigned by White Sox 
1999-10-15Free AgentGranted free agency 
1998-12-02ContractSigned by Diamondbacks 
1998-01-01ContractSigned by Hanshin (Japan) 
1997-10-04Free AgentGranted free agency 
1994-12-22TradeTraded by Rangers with Rich Aurilia to Giants for John Burkett. 
1991-07-23Contractsigned 
* 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
1996San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll27109,000-78649-957,870109,000109,000
* 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