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George WrightTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1977-1991 MLB Years: 1982-1986
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PositionsOF-1146, DH-22, 2B-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameGeorge De Witt Wright
Height5-11Weight180BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 22,1958 [59.153]PlaceOklahoma City,Oklahoma
High SchoolCapitol City (Oklahoma City,OK)
CollegeUniversity of South Alabama (Mobile,AL)

DraftedSelected by the Texas Rangers [Team Picks] in the 4th round (87th overall) of the 1977 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutApril 10,1982 [23.109]
OrganizationsTEX [10] KCA [2] MON [2] SFN [1] Awards1Awards Voting1-1
TBC Player ID19944Retrosheet IDwrigg001MLBAM ID124598
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed53Power61Contact63XBH62RBIs54Runs54Hitting51Durability66Team.490Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1977Gulf Coast RangersGCLRktex-1831871116020861121401000.184.283.230.513202100.219.046.241.24612.0014.001.170.000.0012.50
1978Asheville TouristsWcarAtex-of1911033566831611272510704967300.248.384.310.69410418421.285.062.316.33416.6311.640.700.24335.0021.69
1979Asheville TouristsWcarAtex-of2011537953971744401311355193300.256.331.354.68513425429.284.098.195.3148.1611.891.460.9394.7525.77
1980Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-21136458601262255651410337357400.275.328.378.70617332507.315.103.183.3206.5114.402.210.9991.6025.40
1981Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-of221334895812729811582211416453450.260.321.419.74020548542.278.159.266.3337.5611.811.562.0344.4537.80
1982Texas RangersALMLBtex26of23150557691472051150373078381411.264.305.377.68221036599.290.113.160.3045.0113.022.601.8450.6424.49
1983Texas RangersALMLBtex26of2416263479175286188087418221399.276.321.424.74526952681.292.148.215.3286.0212.042.002.6435.2229.71
1984Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-258307102118002510000.333.394.567.96117433.375.234.300.4246.0615.152.503.0330.0040.00
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex26of25101383409319494802155421326.243.273.384.65714732404.260.141.175.2913.7113.373.602.2342.5634.41
1985Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-of263914222364282712132110230.254.316.479.7956814158.243.225.310.3418.2313.291.625.0617.7538.89
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex26of26109363216913021847254903259.190.241.242.4838815393.213.052.113.2176.3612.471.960.51181.5021.74
1986Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-of271452917305214010621100.327.446.6731.11935866.286.346.615.47615.159.090.607.5810.4047.06
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex26of2749106102331273542310112.217.250.321.571346112.256.104.123.2513.5720.545.751.7953.0026.09
1986Montreal ExposNLMLBmon25of27561171222520511112811303.188.258.265.523317133.239.077.171.2408.2721.052.550.000.0031.82
1986Totals for MLB-MLB         10522322458321246155121415.202.254.291.5456513245.247.089.148.2456.1220.823.400.82111.5028.89
1987Jacksonville ExposSouAAmon-of28873285086153105843333220430.262.330.418.74813728367.262.156.259.3258.998.720.972.7232.8032.56
1989Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-of301294466610832283937636951130.242.342.377.71916842516.270.135.267.32912.2113.371.101.5555.7538.89
1990Memphis ChicksSouAAkca-of311851611002501111111000.216.365.333.69817264.237.117.314.33317.1917.191.003.1325.5018.18
1991Memphis ChicksSouAAkca-of321852811201600141101010.212.379.308.68716367.250.096.365.32620.9016.420.791.4952.0027.27
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter62721602315298818422081929126314914132140.245.288.361.6497791482322.268.116.169.0005.4313.522.491.8151.4327.98
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter838284941672814228563629256337406372522150.256.340.384.72410942263270.279.128.259.00010.3112.421.201.7150.8831.04
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1906701041714152295898810192460.255.348.430.77828868773.270.175.304.00011.3813.071.152.8530.4539.77
AA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3921378182361681629192402513219113121290.262.330.398.7285481131547.284.136.242.0008.5312.351.451.8747.5231.30
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter22571411918033556738211051001510600.252.357.333.69023843850.285.081.252.00012.3511.760.950.59142.8023.89
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter31871116020861121401000.184.283.230.513202100.219.046.241.00012.0014.001.170.000.0012.50
Texas Rangers Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter57120432195078316422031828115286813102137.248.290.366.6567481412189.270.118.169.0005.2513.072.491.9248.6427.81
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter561171222520511112811303.188.258.265.523317133.239.077.171.0008.2721.052.550.000.0031.82
Average MLB - Per 162 games162558601372351154573381243510.245.288.361.64920138600.268.116.169.0005.4313.522.491.8151.4327.98
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625518014127511701811657875430.256.340.384.72421144632.279.128.259.00010.3112.421.201.7150.8831.04

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Asheville Tourists WcarAtex19OF106--2031576225218.9692.06------11096.475.7
1979Asheville Tourists WcarAtex20OF115--2452276274267.9742.32------115100.083.3
1981Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex22OF130--286872301294.9772.26------13397.7197.0
1982Texas RangersALMLBtex23OF149--3981483420412.9812.77------15099.392.0
1983Texas RangersALMLBtex24OF161--460671473466.9852.89------16299.499.4
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex25OF80--17533-181178.9832.23------10179.249.7
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex25DH18---------------10117.811.2
1985Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex26OF38--10821-111110.9912.89------3997.426.8
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex26OF102--213822223221.9912.17------10993.663.4
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex26DH4---------------1093.72.5
1986Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon27OF14--3021-3332.9702.29------14100.09.9
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex27OF42--6122-6563.9691.50------4985.725.9
1986Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27OF32--482--50501.0001.56------5657.119.9
1987Jacksonville Expos SouAAmon28OF41--7551-8180.9881.95------8747.128.5
1989Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn30OF111--220551230225.9782.03------12986.077.6
1990Memphis Chicks SouAAkca31OF15--27-1-2827.9641.80------1883.310.4
1991Memphis Chicks SouAAkca32OF10--29---29291.0002.90------1855.66.9
1991Memphis Chicks SouAAkca322B1---1--111.0001.00------185.60.7
MLB Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF566--13553522614121390.9842.46------5660.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH22---------------220.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF163--358971374367.9812.25------1630.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF196--4171392439430.9792.19------1960.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1---1--111.0001.00------10.00.0
A Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF221--448371412499485.9722.19------2210.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Asheville Tourists WcarAtex19---------106-
1979Asheville Tourists WcarAtex20---------115-
1981Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex22---------130-
1982Texas RangersALMLBtex23---------149-
1983Texas RangersALMLBtex24---------161-
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex25---------8018
1985Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex26---------38-
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex26---------1024
1986Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon27---------14-
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex27---------42-
1986Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27---------32-
1987Jacksonville Expos SouAAmon28---------41-
1989Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn30---------111-
1990Memphis Chicks SouAAkca31---------15-
1991Memphis Chicks SouAAkca32---1-----10-

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1983American League Player of the Week (June 13-June 19)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1989-08-16TradeTraded by Giants to White Sox for Jim Weaver. 
1987-01-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Expos. 
1986-12-19Released by Expos. 
1986-06-18Sent to Expos by Rangers for future considerations. 
* 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
1985Texas RangersTeam Payroll26400,000-2681056++370,78060,000400,000
1986Montreal ExposTeam Payroll2760,000-61443-386,34760,000460,000
1986Texas RangersTeam Payroll2760,000-61437-386,34760,000460,000
* 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