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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Damon Jackson Buford
Stat Years
1988-2003  [mlb] 1993-2001
Height/Weight
5-10 / 180
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
OF (697) ... CF (464) ... RF (52) ... DH (41) ... LF (21) ... 3B (1) ... 2B (1)
Draft Position
2B-OF
Born Date/Place
High School
Birmingham (Van Nuys,CA)
Colleges
USC (Los Angeles, California)
Draft
Selected by the Baltimore Orioles in Round #10 (#283 overall) of the 1990 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Jim Howard
MLB Debut
1993-05-04 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.326)
Service Time
Organizations
BAL [7] BOS [3] TEX [2] CHN [2] MON [1] NYN [1] CIN [1] CHA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 4181 ... retro id: bufod001 ... mlbam id: 111673
Relations
Son of Don Buford
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1988USCPac10NCAA-1------18cf------582275773123529168243800000.322.000.467.467010620.286.145.0000.000.001.5845.40.0027.4
    1989USCPac10NCAA-1------19cf------00000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1990USCPac10NCAA-1------20cfDR:10-283---000000002300000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1990Wausau TimbersMidwAbal-20of---141160314872114154213241210.300.390.388.7781886210.288.088.36411.1717.021.52160.00.5320.8
    1991Frederick KeysCaroA+bal3221of---21335057113825685450145192107210.273.350.394.74457519939.293.121.3198.8716.001.8063.11.3928.3
    1992Hagerstown SunsEastAAbal-22of---310137353891731304112426217300.239.315.308.62342611521.260.069.2819.8614.551.48373.00.2323.6
    1992Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-22of---3451552944102112234142312105.284.345.394.7391736113.323.110.3268.0913.291.64155.00.5829.5
    1993Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-23of---4271162433611410271601000.284.325.379.704124448.224.095.3235.6512.902.29116.00.8124.2
    1993Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal1823of-dhL-S-E-P45379181850292291911001.228.315.367.68290297.253.139.27610.0021.112.1139.52.2238.9
    1994Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-24of---5111452891222141666316358173423.270.329.440.76950119941.303.170.2956.9916.172.3128.23.1933.6
    1994Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2224of-dhL-S-E-P542210000000100000.500.500.5001.000210.000.0001.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1995Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-25of---6461884058123418174172611102.309.367.468.8352088819.319.159.3408.1712.501.5347.01.9232.8
    1995Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2225ofL-S-E-P62432620002316703100.063.205.063.2684220.250.000.07714.2916.671.170.00.000.0
    1995New York MetsNLMLBnyn225ofL-S-E-P64413624325041277192850203.235.346.360.706162499.265.125.26411.7317.281.4734.02.4728.1
    1996Texas RangersALMLBtex226rf-cfL-S-E-P79014530419062085153401103.283.348.469.8171626815.310.186.3309.2620.992.2724.23.7036.6
    1997Texas RangersALMLBtex227cfL-S-E-P81223664982180839187308333208.224.287.339.62640412426.227.115.2677.4320.542.7745.81.9831.7
    1998Boston Red SoxALMLBbos228cfL-S-E-P9862163761144104255224310215.282.349.523.87224111328.343.241.3099.1317.841.9521.64.1545.9
    1999Boston Red SoxALMLBbos229cfL-S-E-P1091297397215263892217421305.242.294.367.66132410923.219.125.3006.4822.843.5249.51.8531.9
    2000Chicago CubsNLMLBchn930cfL-S-E-P11150495641241831548464711884239.251.324.390.71455619336.230.139.2998.4521.222.5133.02.7029.0
    2001Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal2531of---1239149203810041231222630202.255.358.403.7611766014.309.148.28112.5014.771.1837.22.2736.8
    2001Louisville RiverBatsILAAAcin931of---12135414205131401101700102.370.462.6671.12965369.463.297.48615.3826.151.7018.04.6245.0
    2001Chicago CubsNLMLBchn931cfL-S-E-P123585111520380042300003.176.213.306.51989265.176.130.2034.4925.845.7528.33.3733.3
    2002Winston-Salem WarthogsCaroA+cha-32of---13728282002114400001.286.375.357.73232102.214.071.33312.5012.501.000.00.0025.0
    2002Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha1132of---134113820348021061122223104.246.314.348.6621564810.225.102.2787.6914.101.8369.01.2829.4
    2002Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-32of---131031551012104500002.161.257.290.5473592.290.129.16011.4314.291.2531.02.8640.0
    2003Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAmon2733of---141520331001125601100.150.308.200.5082741.250.050.20018.5222.221.200.00.0033.3
    MLB Totals (10 yrs)6991853280448869542185635173430201313437.242.311.385.6962072714149.248.143.2858.3520.752.4934.32.6133.3
    American League Totals (7 yrs)4701137181277616321504522103261799122.244.308.392.700126544699.259.148.2878.1420.632.5335.52.5335.7
    National League Totals (3 yrs)2297169917125322681113701691344315.239.316.374.69080726850.230.135.2828.6720.942.4132.52.7329.2
    Minor League Totals6292369401640125224223919952244412292618421.270.343.395.7382686935189.290.125.3099.0815.341.6956.41.5629.5
    Minor: A Totals41160314872114154213241210.300.390.388.7781886210.288.088.36411.1717.021.52160.00.5320.8
    Minor: A+ Totals1405337314627685651155596107211.274.352.392.74460720941.289.118.3209.0615.821.7566.61.3228.1
    Minor: AA Totals10137353891731304112426217300.239.315.308.62342611521.260.069.2819.8614.551.48373.00.2323.6
    Minor: AAA Totals34713032443577411321399221126222141111220.274.342.421.7631465549117.299.147.3078.6015.151.7640.72.1832.8
    Texas Rangers Totals (2 yrs)212511791232701459261245117343011.241.304.376.68056619241.250.135.2857.9520.672.6036.52.4733.3
    Chicago Cubs Totals (2 yrs)1855807513920318564651141842312.240.309.378.68764521941.222.138.2867.9121.862.7632.22.7929.5
    Boston Red Sox Totals (2 yrs)17751376133296168014743117315110.259.317.433.75056522251.271.174.3047.6120.712.7232.12.8338.3
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (3 yrs)8111326215021153152714101.186.285.283.568134327.248.097.22411.1920.151.8056.51.4933.3
    New York Mets Totals (1 yrs)4413624325041277192850203.235.346.360.706162499.265.125.26411.7317.281.4734.02.4728.1
    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
    1990Wausau TimbersMidwA20OF3900.0892209391.9782.300.0028.795.14
    1991Frederick KeysCaroA+21OF12700.0293752305300.9842.400.0090.795.51
    1992Hagerstown SunsEastAA22OF10100.02641323279277.9932.700.0072.7100.02
    1992Rochester Red WingsILAAA22OF4500.0100131104101.9712.200.0031.3100.05
    1993Rochester Red WingsILAAA23OF2700.0733317976.9622.800.0019.1100.05
    1993Baltimore OriolesALMLB23OF3000.0612116463.9842.100.0018.556.65
    1993Baltimore OriolesALMLB23DH1700.0000000.0000.000.0010.532.13
    1994Rochester Red WingsILAAA24OF10900.0339442347343.9883.100.0067.798.21
    1994Baltimore OriolesALMLB24OF100.0000000.0000.000.000.925.010
    1994Baltimore OriolesALMLB24DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.925.07
    1995Rochester Red WingsILAAA25OF4600.0115220119117.9832.500.0032.4100.03
    1995New York MetsNLMLB25OF3900.0672207169.9721.800.0027.188.66
    1995Baltimore OriolesALMLB25OF2400.04000040401.0001.700.0016.7100.07
    1996Texas RangersALMLB26LF1400.01800018181.0001.300.008.615.62
    1996Texas RangersALMLB26CF2500.04720049491.0002.000.0015.427.82
    1996Texas RangersALMLB26RF4400.02810029291.0000.700.0027.248.93
    1997Texas RangersALMLB27CF11700.0282735292289.9902.500.0072.295.91
    1997Texas RangersALMLB27DH300.0000000.0000.000.001.92.510
    1998Boston Red SoxALMLB282B100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.26
    1998Boston Red SoxALMLB283B100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.25
    1998Boston Red SoxALMLB28CF6700.01334011371371.0002.000.0041.477.92
    1998Boston Red SoxALMLB28DH1500.0000000.0000.000.009.317.45
    1999Boston Red SoxALMLB29LF500.0820010101.0002.000.003.15.52
    1999Boston Red SoxALMLB29CF8200.0181432188185.9842.300.0050.690.12
    1999Boston Red SoxALMLB29DH500.0000000.0000.000.003.15.57
    2000Chicago CubsNLMLB30LF203.01000111.0000.500.331.21.311
    2000Chicago CubsNLMLB30CF14001,128.0311440319315.9872.300.2886.493.31
    2000Chicago CubsNLMLB30RF7058.1240112524.9603.400.414.34.72
    2001Rochester Red WingsILAAA31OF3200.08600086861.0002.700.0022.282.16
    2001Louisville RiverBatsILAAA31OF1300.0221102423.9581.800.009.0100.08
    2001Chicago CubsNLMLB31CF330207.15200052521.0001.600.2520.494.34
    2001Chicago CubsNLMLB31RF101.01000111.0001.001.000.62.95
    2002Winston-Salem WarthogsCaroA+32OF700.01620018181.0002.600.005.0100.09
    2002Charlotte KnightsILAAA32OF3800.0663207169.9721.800.0026.692.75
    2002Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA32OF1000.0281113029.9672.900.006.9100.09
    2003Edmonton TrappersPCLAAA33OF900.0801098.8890.900.006.360.05
    MLB Totals - (2B)100000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)100000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (LF)21032720029291.0001.409.670.00.00
    MLB Totals - (CF)46401,33510062110810371027.9902.200.770.00.00
    MLB Totals - (RF)52059531115554.9821.000.910.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)9400168431175172.9831.800.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)4100000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)3290083715175869852.9802.600.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (OF)101002641323279277.9932.700.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (OF)13400309952323318.9852.400.000.00.00
    A Totals - (OF)3900892209391.9782.300.000.00.00
    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
    1990Minor---------39-
    1991Minor---------127-
    1992Minor---------146-
    1993MLB---------3017
    1993Minor---------27-
    1994MLB---------11
    1994Minor---------109-
    1995MLB---------63-
    1995Minor---------46-
    1996MLB------142544--
    1997MLB-------117--3
    1998MLB---11--67--15
    1999MLB------582--5
    2000MLB------21407--
    2001MLB-------331--
    2001Minor---------45-
    2002Minor---------55-
    2003Minor---------9-
    Totals---11-214645269741