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Dean PalmerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1986-2003 MLB Years: 1989-2003
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Drafted
Rated Prospect

Positions3B-1618, DH-140, 1B-43, OF-31, SS-6Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDean William Palmer
Height6-1Weight210BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 27,1968 [49.295]PlaceTallahassee,Florida
High SchoolFlorida State University (Tallahassee,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Texas Rangers [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (59th overall) of the 1986 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsBryan Lambe
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1988-TEX-#6 ... 1989-TEX-#7 ... 1990-MLB-#33 ... 1990-TEX-#4 ... 1991-MLB-#60 ... 1991-TEX-#3
MLB DebutSeptember 1,1989 [20.248]
OrganizationsTEX [12] DET [5] KCA [2] Awards5
TBC Player ID623Retrosheet IDpalmd002MLBAM ID120194
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed48Power80Contact24XBH76RBIs77Runs66Hitting48Durability62Team.458Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1986Gulf Coast RangersGCLRktex-3b175016319347101263223450200.209.318.264.582438192.260.055.209.27711.4617.711.550.000.0023.53
1987Gastonia RangersSALAtex-3b1812848451104160954443612660110.215.277.304.58114725527.271.089.163.2626.8323.913.501.7153.7824.04
1988Charlotte RangersFSLA+tex-3b1974305388112143500156910310.266.299.351.65010717324.328.085.134.2924.6321.304.601.2376.2520.99
1989Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-3b201334988212532525901554115243440.251.311.486.79724262550.308.235.337.3527.4527.643.714.5519.9249.60
1989Texas RangersALMLBtex16dh-3b2016190220010001200100.105.100.211.3114220.250.106.105.1310.0060.000.000.000.00100.00
1990Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-3b217244701390141010010.292.414.7501.16418429.364.458.583.48713.7934.482.5010.348.0057.14
1990Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-3b218831633691741239112010640300.218.271.411.68213033343.284.193.256.3035.8330.905.303.5026.3347.83
1990Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         9534037761751548122411650310.224.282.435.71714837372.288.211.279.3176.4531.184.834.0322.6748.68
1991Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-3b22602344570112225946206121220.299.357.6451.00215135259.314.346.423.4327.7223.553.058.4910.6450.00
1991Texas RangersALMLBtex163b-of2281268385092153702329831004.187.281.403.68410826304.226.216.328.30910.5332.243.064.9317.8752.00
1992Texas RangersALMLBtex163b231525417412425026721046215442429.229.311.420.73122751613.268.191.316.33110.1125.122.484.2420.8141.13
1993Texas RangersALMLBtex163b2414851988127312339611105315480545.245.321.503.82426166585.279.258.362.3569.0626.322.915.6415.7351.97
1994Texas RangersALMLBtex163b25933425084142195934268920107.246.302.465.76715935371.277.219.292.3317.0123.993.425.1218.0041.67
1995Texas RangersALMLBtex163b263611930406092411212140112.336.448.6131.0617315145.344.277.454.45614.4814.481.006.2113.2237.50
1996Texas RangersALMLBtex163b2715458298163262381072059145506415.280.348.527.87530766652.309.247.352.3739.0522.242.465.8315.3240.49
1997Texas RangersALMLBtex163b28943554787210145510268411324.245.296.423.71915035386.281.178.254.3126.7421.763.233.6325.3640.23
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca163b2849187235210193112155020203.278.335.487.8229120206.331.209.283.3567.2824.273.334.3720.7838.46
1997Totals for AL-AL         143542701393112386224113431527.256.310.445.75524155592.297.189.264.3276.9322.643.273.8923.5739.57
1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca163b29152572841592723411982481346013318.278.333.510.84329263639.300.232.327.3597.5120.972.795.3216.8239.62
1999Detroit TigersALMLBdet73b30150560921472523810033571531004313.263.339.518.85729065631.292.255.357.3659.0324.252.686.0214.7444.22
2000Detroit TigersALMLBdet73b3114552473134222291024266146401029.256.338.471.80924753604.292.215.345.34710.9324.172.214.8018.0739.55
2001Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-3212010000002000000.500.750.5001.250104.500.0001.000.57450.000.000.000.000.000.00
2001Detroit TigersALMLBdet7dh32572163448110114041275930003.222.317.426.7439222246.253.204.343.32410.9823.982.194.4719.6445.83
2002Detroit TigersALMLBdet7dh33412000000001500001.000.077.000.0770013.000.000.083.0547.6938.465.000.000.000.00
2003Detroit TigersALMLBdet7dh34268631220060092820102.140.235.163.39814298.203.023.128.1969.1828.573.110.000.0016.67
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter1357490273412292311527584948315021332544512195.251.324.472.79623155215513.285.221.327.0009.1124.162.654.9917.8342.39
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter541202627249195147529830201605582341590.242.303.414.7178391842228.295.172.256.0007.1825.043.493.3727.0137.47
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter149552781402863498574216761520.254.311.511.82228268606.298.257.330.0006.9327.563.985.6116.2448.57
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1405228613232628991564516253450.253.316.498.81426066579.310.245.349.0007.7727.983.604.8418.6450.00
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter74305388112143500156910310.266.299.351.65010717324.328.085.134.0004.6321.304.601.2376.2520.99
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12848451104160954443612660110.215.277.304.58114725527.271.089.163.0006.8323.913.501.7153.7824.04
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5016319347101263223450200.209.318.264.582438192.260.055.209.00011.4617.711.550.000.0023.53
Texas Rangers Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter774274542567713481544512821279757274211346.247.320.470.79012892963076.282.223.327.0009.0724.612.715.0117.8243.72
Detroit Tigers Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter38213982023416047824811616039119015528.244.327.460.7876431421592.279.216.334.00010.0524.562.444.9017.9241.64
Kansas City Royals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2017591072113734315094631848015321.278.334.505.83938383845.307.227.316.0007.4621.782.925.0917.6539.34
Average MLB - Per 162 games16258588147282331016460159606311.251.324.472.79627662658.285.221.327.0009.1124.162.654.9917.8342.39
Average Minor - Per 162 games162607811472842289964816771430.242.303.414.71725155667.295.172.256.0007.1825.043.493.3727.0137.47

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1986Gulf Coast Rangers GCLRktex173B42--25751310113100.8852.38------5084.067.7
1987Gastonia Rangers SALAtex183B107--582095912326267.8192.50------12883.676.4
1988Charlotte Rangers FSLA+tex193B67--49144285221193.8732.88------7490.548.9
1989Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex203B118--792083014317287.9052.43------13388.786.8
1989Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex20SS4--65111211.9172.75------1333.02.9
1989Texas RangersALMLBtex20DH6---------------1637.53.7
1989Texas RangersALMLBtex203B6--132-64.6670.67------1637.53.7
1989Texas RangersALMLBtex20OF1--1---111.0001.00------166.30.6
1989Texas RangersALMLBtex20SS1--11--221.0002.00------166.30.6
1990Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex213B7--963-1815.8332.14------7100.05.1
1990Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex213B57--4195173153136.8892.39------8864.839.3
1990Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex211B22--16515421184180.9788.18------8825.015.2
1991Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex223B58--45105115161150.9322.59------6096.740.3
1991Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex22OF1--4---441.0004.00------601.70.7
1991Texas RangersALMLBtex223B50--277465107101.9442.02------8161.730.9
1991Texas RangersALMLBtex22OF29--421314643.9351.48------8135.817.9
1991Texas RangersALMLBtex22DH5---------------816.23.1
1992Texas RangersALMLBtex233B150--1242542224400378.9452.52------15298.792.6
1993Texas RangersALMLBtex243B148--852582921372343.9222.32------148100.091.4
1993Texas RangersALMLBtex24SS1--1---111.0001.00------1480.70.6
1994Texas RangersALMLBtex253B91--50179228251229.9122.52------9397.879.8
1995Texas RangersALMLBtex263B36--1972599691.9482.53------36100.025.0
1996Texas RangersALMLBtex273B154--1052211617342326.9532.12------154100.095.1
1996Texas RangersALMLBtex27DH1---------------1540.60.6
1997Texas RangersALMLBtex283B93--721621010244234.9592.52------9498.957.4
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca283B48--278298118109.9242.27------4998.029.8
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28DH1---------------492.00.6
1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca293B129--691872216278256.9211.98------15284.980.1
1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29DH22---------------15214.513.7
1999Detroit TigersALMLBdet303B141--892401924348329.9452.33------15094.087.6
1999Detroit TigersALMLBdet30DH9---------------1506.05.6
2000Detroit TigersALMLBdet313B115-955661802314269246.9142.140.26-----14579.371.0
2000Detroit TigersALMLBdet311B20-1281225213129127.9846.350.99-----14513.812.3
2000Detroit TigersALMLBdet31DH14---------------1459.78.6
2001Detroit TigersALMLBdet32DH57---------------57100.035.2
2002Detroit TigersALMLBdet33DH3---------------475.01.9
2003Detroit TigersALMLBdet34DH22---------------2684.613.6
2003Detroit TigersALMLBdet343B118-4--441.0004.000.50-----263.80.6
2003Detroit TigersALMLBdet341B11891--10101.00010.001.25-----263.80.6
MLB Totals for 3B - 12 season(s)-   3B11621963734191618515628352650.9352.282.75-----11620.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 10 season(s)-   DH140---------------1400.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF30--431314744.9361.47------300.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B2111361316213139137.9866.521.01-----210.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS2--21--331.0001.50------20.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B115--86200288314286.9112.49------1150.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B22--16515421184180.9788.18------220.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1--4---441.0004.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B125--882143314335302.9012.42------1250.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS4--65111211.9172.75------40.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B67--49144285221193.8732.88------670.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B107--582095912326267.8192.50------1070.00.0
Rk Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B42--25751310113100.8852.38------420.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1986Gulf Coast Rangers GCLRktex17-----42-----
1987Gastonia Rangers SALAtex18-----107-----
1988Charlotte Rangers FSLA+tex19-----67-----
1989Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex20----4118-----
1989Texas RangersALMLBtex20----16---16
1990Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex21-----7-----
1990Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex21--22--57-----
1991Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex22-----58---1-
1991Texas RangersALMLBtex22-----50---295
1992Texas RangersALMLBtex23-----150-----
1993Texas RangersALMLBtex24----1148-----
1994Texas RangersALMLBtex25-----91-----
1995Texas RangersALMLBtex26-----36-----
1996Texas RangersALMLBtex27-----154----1
1997Texas RangersALMLBtex28-----93-----
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28-----48----1
1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29-----129----22
1999Detroit TigersALMLBdet30-----141----9
2000Detroit TigersALMLBdet31--20--115----14
2001Detroit TigersALMLBdet32----------57
2002Detroit TigersALMLBdet33----------3
2003Detroit TigersALMLBdet34--1--1----22

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1996Texas RangersDiv SeriesMLB27419341012000500000.211.211.421.6328219.231.210.2110.0026.320.005.2619.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs419341012000500000.211.211.421.6328219.231.210.2110.0026.320.005.2619.0050.00

Awards [5]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1996American League Player of the Week (April 15-April 21)1
1998AL Silver Slugger Award (3B) ... Kansas City Royals Player of the Year2
1999AL Silver Slugger Award (3B) ... Detroit Tigers Player of the Year2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2005-04-07Released by Tigers 
2003-10-01InjuredActivated from DL 
2002-04-07InjuredActivated from DL 
1998-11-13ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1998-10-23Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1997-12-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
1997-10-27Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1997-07-25TradeTraded by Rangers to Royals for Tom Goodwin. 
* 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
1989Texas RangersTeam Payroll2062,500-69130-429,80262,50062,500
1991Texas RangersTeam Payroll22100,000-62024-742,231100,000162,500
1992Texas RangersTeam Payroll23142,500-5672430962,245109,000305,000
1993Texas RangersTeam Payroll24275,000-4612149968,431109,000580,000
1994Texas RangersTeam Payroll25475,000-3841558957,101109,0001,055,000
1995Texas RangersTeam Payroll261,925,000-164782++999,520109,0002,980,000
1996Texas RangersTeam Payroll272,000,000-157783++957,870109,0004,980,000
1997Texas RangersTeam Payroll284,800,000-55595++1,182,177150,0009,780,000
1997Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll284,800,000-55295++1,182,177150,0009,780,000
1998Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll295,825,000-35197++1,276,192170,00015,605,000
1999Detroit TigersTeam Payroll305,000,000-84191++1,454,491200,00020,605,000
2000Detroit TigersTeam Payroll317,000,000-41296++1,394,248200,00027,605,000
2001Detroit TigersTeam Payroll327,500,000-52195++1,897,758200,00035,105,000
2002Detroit TigersTeam Payroll338,000,000-49195++2,011,045200,00043,105,000
2003Detroit TigersTeam Payroll348,500,000-60293++2,163,527300,00051,605,000
* 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