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David JusticeTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1985-2002 MLB Years: 1989-2002
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Drafted
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Major Award Winner
World Series Champion
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PositionsOF-1221, DH-379, LF-309, RF-144, 1B-72, CF-3Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDavid Christopher Justice
Height6-3Weight200BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateApril 14,1966 [52.129]PlaceCincinnati,Ohio
High SchoolCovington Latin (Covington,KY)
CollegeThomas More College (Crestview Hills,KY)

DraftedSelected by the Atlanta Braves [Team Picks] in the 4th round (94th overall) of the 1985 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1987-ATL-#4 ... 1988-ATL-#8 ... 1990-ATL-#6
MLB DebutMay 24,1989 [23.040]
OrganizationsATL [12] CLE [4] NYA [2] OAK [1] Awards11Awards Voting6-427
TBC Player ID787Retrosheet IDjustd001MLBAM ID116798
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Player Notes:   First player ever drafted out of Thomas More College in 1985 ... Topps All-Star Rookie (OF) in 1990
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed48Power83Contact65XBH78RBIs80Runs54Hitting69Durability67Team.544Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1985Pulaski BravesAppRkatl-of1966204395080104601403000500.245.361.431.7928818249.237.186.377.35516.0612.050.754.0220.4036.00
1986Sumter BravesSALAatl29of206122048661601061102482850720.300.425.509.93411226280.296.209.464.40917.1410.000.583.5722.0039.39
1986Durham BullsCaroA+atl-of2067229476491124424462471150.279.413.485.89811122284.268.206.397.39716.208.450.524.2319.0834.38
1986Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         12844995130251221051269452121870.290.419.497.91622348564.282.207.430.40316.679.220.553.9020.4136.92
1987Greenville BravesSouAAatl-of2193348387912464032534801360.227.327.336.66311722405.246.109.264.29613.0911.850.911.4858.0027.85
1988Greenville BravesSouAAatl-of2258198345513193762364320140.278.392.490.8829723237.313.212.414.39015.1918.141.193.8022.0041.82
1988Richmond BravesILAAAatl-of227022727469182843395502790.203.311.357.6688118275.222.154.330.29214.1820.001.412.9128.3839.13
1988Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1284256110122217651057598228130.238.349.419.76817841512.264.181.369.33814.6519.141.313.3225.0040.59
1989Richmond BravesILAAAatl-of23115391471022431258128596631340.261.360.430.79016839457.285.169.330.35612.9114.441.122.6332.5838.24
1989Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl23of2316517123013213911011.235.291.353.64418456.268.118.196.2875.3616.073.001.7951.0033.33
1990Richmond BravesILAAAatl-of2412457165127007600020.356.442.6441.08629852.378.288.444.46413.4611.540.863.8522.5050.00
1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl231b-of24127439761242322878116649200142.282.373.535.90823553504.300.253.410.40012.7018.251.445.5615.6842.74
1991Macon BravesSALAatl-of25310220025002100110.200.308.8001.1088213.000.600.800.41415.387.690.5015.385.00100.00
1991Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl23of2510939667109251218788658130594.275.377.503.88019947469.294.228.391.38513.8617.271.254.4818.8643.12
1992Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl23of2614448478124195217224798520681.256.359.446.80521645571.268.190.349.36013.8414.891.083.6823.0536.29
1993Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl23of271575859015815440120357890304129.270.357.515.87230159670.257.245.374.37511.6413.431.155.9714.6337.34
1994Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl23of2810435261110162195924694520158.313.427.531.95818737424.315.218.409.41516.2710.610.654.4818.5333.64
1995Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl23of2912041173104172247842736820555.253.365.479.84419743491.247.226.409.36714.8713.850.934.8917.1341.35
1996Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl23rf304014023459062511212210215.321.409.514.9237215164.342.193.343.40012.8013.411.053.6623.3333.33
1997Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23,33lf-dh3113949584163311331013580790071112.329.418.5961.01429565582.333.267.424.42813.7513.570.995.6715.0039.88
1998Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23dh3214654094151392218893769800979.280.363.476.83925762625.302.196.348.36212.1615.681.293.3625.7141.06
1999Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23lf331334297512318021881394902051114.287.413.476.88920439530.316.189.403.38717.7416.980.963.9620.4331.71
2000Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23lf-rf34682494666141215811384900127.265.361.582.94314536288.250.317.470.39513.1917.011.297.2911.8654.55
2000New York YankeesALMLBnya28lf-rf34782754384170206010394210216.305.391.585.97616137317.298.280.425.41312.3013.251.086.3113.7544.05
2000Totals for AL-AL         1465248915031141118217791103313.286.377.584.96130673605.276.298.447.40412.7315.041.186.7812.7848.67
2001Norwich NavigatorsEastAAnya-3528000000000100000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00
2001New York YankeesALMLBnya51dh351113815892161185112548300456.241.333.430.76316435439.261.189.328.32812.3018.911.544.1021.1738.04
2002Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23lf-dh36118398541061831149417066102312.266.376.410.78616332471.294.144.327.34914.8614.010.942.3436.1830.19
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter16105625929157128024305101753469039991815485101.279.378.500.87828146096601.289.221.383.00013.6815.131.114.6218.4438.77
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter5471880289480961171326372233030217528330.255.367.431.7988111782260.266.176.360.00014.6013.360.923.1426.4837.08
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter19766381164385229316111051273310150.247.348.419.76727865784.271.172.338.00013.3916.201.212.8130.1439.63
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter153554721342551577948992214100.242.347.386.73321445650.264.144.314.00013.6914.151.032.3136.9333.58
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter67229476491124424462471150.279.413.485.89811122284.268.206.397.00016.208.450.524.2319.0834.38
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter6423050681601266102502950830.296.420.522.94212028293.284.226.478.00017.069.900.584.1019.1741.18
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter66204395080104601403000500.245.361.431.7928818249.237.186.377.00016.0612.050.754.0220.4036.00
Atlanta Braves Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter8172858475786127161605223331452492141244535.275.374.499.87314253033349.281.224.382.00013.5014.691.094.7817.8638.55
Cleveland Indians Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter4861713299503102496335141228831620223142.294.392.526.9189012022025.308.232.402.00014.2215.601.104.7417.8440.16
New York Yankees Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter189656101176331381112293125106612.268.357.495.85232572756.277.227.369.00012.3016.531.345.0317.2640.91
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter118398541061831149417066102312.266.376.410.78616332471.294.144.327.00014.8614.010.942.3436.1830.19
Average MLB - Per 162 games16256693158282311025591101205910.279.378.500.87828361664.289.221.383.00013.6815.131.114.6218.4438.77
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625578614228321971179889518100.255.367.431.79824053669.266.176.360.00014.6013.360.923.1426.4837.08

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1985Pulaski Braves AppRkatl19OF64--8624-9288.9571.38------6697.094.1
1986Sumter Braves SALAatl20OF59--124743135131.9702.22------6196.743.1
1986Durham Bulls CaroA+atl20OF64--16251-168167.9942.61------6795.545.7
1986Durham Bulls CaroA+atl201B1--1---111.0001.00------671.50.7
1987Greenville Braves SouAAatl21OF91--19948-211203.9622.23------9397.863.2
1988Greenville Braves SouAAatl22OF53--100352108103.9541.94------5891.436.8
1988Richmond Braves ILAAAatl22OF69--136542145141.9722.04------7098.648.9
1989Richmond Braves ILAAAatl23OF106--2191263237231.9752.18------11592.272.6
1989Richmond Braves ILAAAatl231B1--31--441.0004.00------1150.90.7
1989Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl23OF16--24---24241.0001.50------16100.010.0
1990Richmond Braves ILAAAatl24OF11--1911-2120.9521.82------1291.77.6
1990Richmond Braves ILAAAatl241B1--431-87.8757.00------128.30.7
1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl241B69--488381043536526.9817.62------12754.342.6
1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl24OF61--116441124120.9681.97------12748.037.7
1991Macon Braves SALAatl25OF2--1---111.0000.50------366.71.4
1991Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25OF106--20497-220213.9682.01------10997.265.4
1992Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl26OF140--313882329321.9762.29------14497.286.4
1993Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl27OF157--323952337332.9852.11------157100.096.9
1994Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl28OF102--192611-209198.9471.94------10498.189.5
1995Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl29OF120--23384-245241.9842.01------120100.083.3
1996Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl30RF40--883-191911.0002.28------40100.024.7
1997Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31LF74--11522-119117.9831.58------13953.246.0
1997Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31DH61---------------13943.937.9
1997Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31RF5--51--661.0001.20------1393.63.1
1998Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32DH123---------------14684.275.9
1998Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32LF19--32---32321.0001.68------14613.011.7
1998Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32RF2--5---551.0002.50------1461.41.2
1999Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33LF79--126733136133.9781.68------13359.448.8
1999Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33DH36---------------13327.122.2
1999Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33RF15--35-1-3635.9722.33------13311.39.3
2000New York YankeesALMLBnya34LF43-3268152-8886.9772.000.26-----7855.126.7
2000New York YankeesALMLBnya34RF25-148461-147471.0001.880.32-----7832.115.5
2000Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle34LF25-209381-139391.0001.560.19-----6836.815.4
2000Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle34RF23-1884312-4644.9571.910.23-----6833.814.2
2000Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle34DH20---------------6829.412.3
2000New York YankeesALMLBnya34DH18---------------7823.111.2
2000Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle34CF2-43---331.0001.500.75-----682.91.2
2000New York YankeesALMLBnya34CF1-1-------------781.30.6
2001New York YankeesALMLBnya35DH85---------------11176.653.1
2001New York YankeesALMLBnya35LF16-122364114140.9762.500.33-----11114.410.0
2001New York YankeesALMLBnya35RF11-6713---13131.0001.180.19-----1119.96.9
2002Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak36LF53-3907532-8078.9751.470.20-----11844.932.7
2002Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak36DH36---------------11830.522.2
2002Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak36RF23-19550---50501.0002.170.26-----11819.514.2
MLB Totals for OF - 7 season(s)-   OF702--14054439514881449.9742.06------7020.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 6 season(s)-   DH379---------------3790.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 6 season(s)-   LF309-104750322105535525.9811.700.50-----3090.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 7 season(s)-   RF144-598285632294291.9902.020.49-----1440.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B69--488381043536526.9817.62------690.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF3-53---331.0001.000.60-----30.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF186--37418115403392.9732.11------1860.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B2--741-1211.9175.50------20.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF144--2997132319306.9592.13------1440.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF64--16251-168167.9942.61------640.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
A Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF61--125743136132.9712.16------610.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF64--8624-9288.9571.38------640.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1985Pulaski Braves AppRkatl19---------64-
1986Sumter Braves SALAatl20---------59-
1986Durham Bulls CaroA+atl20--1------64-
1987Greenville Braves SouAAatl21---------91-
1988Greenville Braves SouAAatl22---------53-
1988Richmond Braves ILAAAatl22---------69-
1989Richmond Braves ILAAAatl23--1------106-
1989Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl23---------16-
1990Richmond Braves ILAAAatl24--1------11-
1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl24--69------61-
1991Macon Braves SALAatl25---------2-
1991Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25---------106-
1992Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl26---------140-
1993Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl27---------157-
1994Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl28---------102-
1995Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl29---------120-
1996Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl30--------40--
1997Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31------74-5-61
1998Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32------19-2-123
1999Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33------79-15-36
2000New York YankeesALMLBnya34------43125-18
2000Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle34------25223-20
2001New York YankeesALMLBnya35------16-11-85
2002Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak36------53-23-36

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1991Atlanta BravesChamp. SeriesMLB25725451012003700000.200.286.360.6469228.235.160.28010.7125.002.333.5725.0040.00
1991Atlanta BravesWorld SeriesMLB25727570026205500000.259.375.481.85613232.250.222.48115.6315.631.006.2513.5028.57
1992Atlanta BravesChamp. SeriesMLB26725571026006200000.280.419.560.97914331.238.280.52019.356.450.336.4512.5042.86
1992Atlanta BravesWorld SeriesMLB26619430013106500000.158.360.316.6766125.154.158.52624.0020.000.834.0019.0033.33
1993Atlanta BravesChamp. SeriesMLB27621231004003300000.143.250.190.4404124.167.047.19012.5012.501.000.000.0033.33
1995Atlanta BravesDiv SeriesMLB29413230000005200000.231.444.231.6753018.273.000.38527.7811.110.400.000.000.00
1995Atlanta BravesChamp. SeriesMLB29311130001002100000.273.385.273.6583013.300.000.18215.387.690.500.000.000.00
1995Atlanta BravesWorld SeriesMLB29620351015005100000.250.400.450.8509225.222.200.45020.004.000.204.0020.0040.00
1997Cleveland IndiansDiv SeriesMLB31519352012002300000.263.333.526.85910321.267.263.3689.5214.291.504.7619.0060.00
1997Cleveland IndiansChamp. SeriesMLB31621371000002400000.333.391.381.7728123.412.048.1438.7017.392.000.000.0014.29
1997Cleveland IndiansWorld SeriesMLB31727440014006800000.148.303.259.5627133.167.111.33318.1824.241.333.0327.0025.00
1998Cleveland IndiansDiv SeriesMLB32416254016000100000.313.313.7501.06312516.286.437.4380.006.250.006.2516.00100.00
1998Cleveland IndiansChamp. SeriesMLB32619230012003300000.158.273.316.5896122.133.158.31613.6413.641.004.5519.0033.33
1999Cleveland IndiansDiv SeriesMLB3338000001002200000.000.200.000.2000010.000.000.25020.0020.001.000.000.000.00
2000New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB34518240011003400000.222.333.389.7227121.231.167.33314.2919.051.334.7618.0025.00
2000New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB34626462028002700000.231.286.538.82414428.235.307.3857.1425.003.507.1413.0066.67
2000New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB34519132003003200000.158.273.263.5365222.176.105.26313.649.090.670.000.0066.67
2001New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB35413330111002500000.231.333.615.9488215.286.384.53813.3333.332.506.6713.0066.67
2001New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB35518351004003100000.278.381.333.7146121.294.055.22214.294.760.330.000.0020.00
2001New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB35512020000001900000.167.231.167.3982013.667.000.0837.6969.239.000.000.000.00
2002Oakland AthleticsDiv SeriesMLB36521251104000400000.238.238.381.6198221.294.143.1430.0019.050.000.000.0040.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 7 yrs3010814257241500142100000.231.320.444.7644813122.253.213.34311.4817.211.503.2827.0052.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 8 yrs4616624397062700242800000.235.332.386.7186413190.250.151.29512.6314.741.173.1627.6733.33
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 6 yrs3612417243052130263000000.194.333.339.672428150.213.145.37917.3320.001.153.3324.8033.33

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2005New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya39Broadcaster1629567.586--2Joe TorreLost ALDS (Angels)
2006New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya40Broadcaster1629765.599--1Joe TorreLost ALDS (Tigers)
2007New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya41Broadcaster1629468.5802.02Joe TorreLost in ALDS (Cleveland)
* 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 [11]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1990National League Player of the Week (August 6-August 12) ... National League Rookie of the Year ... NL Player of the Month (August)3
1991NL Player of the Month (May)1
1993NL Silver Slugger Award (OF)1
1997AL Comeback Player of the Year ... AL Silver Slugger Award (OF) ... American League Player of the Week (August 18-August 24)3
1998American League Player of the Week (April 20-April 26)1
2000ALCS Most Valuable Player1
2002American League Player of the Week (April 1-April 7)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2002-06-05InjuredActivated from DL 
2002-05-09InjuredDisabled -- strained right groin 
2001-12-14TradeTraded by Mets to Athletics for Tyler Yates and Mark Guthrie. 
2001-12-07TradeTraded by Yankees to Mets for Robin Ventura. 
2000-06-29TradeTraded by Indians to Yankees for Zach Day, Jake Westbrook and Ricky Ledee. 
1997-03-25TradeTraded by Braves with Marquis Grissom to Indians for Kenny Lofton and Alan Embree. 
* 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
1989Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll2362,500-69132-429,80262,50062,500
1990Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll24100,000-64929-515,727100,000162,500
1991Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll25296,000-4031743742,231100,000458,500
1992Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll26555,000-3441858962,245109,0001,013,500
1993Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll271,875,000-1951079++968,431109,0002,888,500
1994Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll283,200,000-101789++957,101109,0006,088,500
1995Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll295,200,000-30297++999,520109,00011,288,500
1996Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll306,200,000-12299++957,870109,00017,488,500
1997Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll316,300,000-27298++1,182,177150,00023,788,500
1998Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll326,500,000-24298++1,276,192170,00030,288,500
1999Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll337,000,000-29497++1,454,491200,00037,288,500
2000Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll347,000,000-41596++1,394,248200,00044,288,500
2000New York YankeesTeam Payroll347,000,000-41696++1,394,248200,00044,288,500
2001New York YankeesTeam Payroll357,800,000-47695++1,897,758200,00052,088,500
2002Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll367,000,000-76292++2,011,045200,00059,088,500
* 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