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Keith AthertonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1978-1989 MLB Years: 1983-1989
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PositionsP-497Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKeith Rowe Atherton
Height6-4Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 19,1959 [59.121]PlaceMathews,Virginia
High SchoolMathews (Mathews,VA)

DraftedSelected by the Oakland Athletics [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (30th overall) of the 1978 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutJuly 14,1983 [24.145]
OrganizationsOAK [9] MIN [3] CLE [1] DET [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID8301Retrosheet IDathek001MLBAM ID110362
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts52Walks65Hittable49SO/BB65vsPower49Hitting0Durability81Team.476Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1978Bend Timber HawksNwstA-oak-ST19733.4212120920092.0864435540817001.378.410.493.917.922.03.700-
1979Modesto A'sCalifA+oak-ST20985.98212109000146.01901079718511031001.6511.711.113.146.352.02.529-
1979Waterbury A'sEastAAoak-ST20035.57440000021.028231321371001.9512.000.865.573.000.54.000-
1979Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST09115.93252509000167.021813011020641102001.6911.751.083.455.931.72.4504.12
1980West Haven WhitecapsEastAAoak-ST2111124.122727013200190.01851018714581172001.288.760.662.755.542.02.478-
1981West Haven A'sEastAAoak-ST2211133.60272704000175.0174837013641167001.368.950.673.295.971.81.458-
1982Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-ST231294.37282806100200.02141089726541283001.349.631.172.435.762.37.571-
1983Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-S/R24383.962614121062120.011760531444932001.348.751.053.296.962.11.273-
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak55Rel24252.77290290021468.0532221723401111.116.980.923.035.271.74.2863.97
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak55Rel25764.335705700242104.011051501339583021.439.521.133.385.021.49.5384.46
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak55Rel26474.305605600213104.28951501742772001.257.651.463.616.621.83.3644.53
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak55Rel27125.8713013005015.018101021180001.8910.571.176.464.700.73.3335.58
1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin22R/CL27583.754704700311081.2823734935592001.439.040.993.866.501.69.3854.04
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin22Rel28754.54590590029279.08146401030511041.409.191.133.405.791.70.5834.51
1988Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin22Rel29753.41490490013374.06529281022431021.187.911.222.685.231.95.5834.34
1989Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcle-Rel30019.28404000010.22011111560002.3416.870.844.225.061.20.000-
1989Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-Rel30121.38606004113.074201121000.624.85--0.698.3112.00.333-
1989Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--Rel0134.9410010004123.227151316181001.3910.270.382.286.853.00.2502.55
1989Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle38,22Rel30034.15320320014239.0482218713130001.5611.081.623.003.001.00.0005.43
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter33413.9934203420015826564.05462682517521534910191.348.681.193.425.551.62.4461.68
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter54594.3215513322425103967.110215414659333066324001.409.490.863.076.162.01.478-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter16204.2664422271103343.1358183163411042396001.349.371.072.726.252.30.444-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter22283.965858017200386.03872071702913524010001.359.020.683.155.601.78.440-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter985.98212109000146.01901079718511031001.6511.711.113.146.352.02.529-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter733.4212120920092.0864435540817001.378.410.493.917.922.03.700-
Minnesota Twins Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter19183.911550155007315234.122811210229871534061.348.731.113.335.861.76.514-
Oakland Athletics Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter14204.03155015500719291.0270134131391151836131.328.311.203.545.631.59.412-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter034.15320320014239.0482218713130001.5611.081.623.003.001.00.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13163.991330133006110220.02121049829841364031.348.681.193.425.551.62.4481.68
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12134.323530510121220.023212310621751515001.409.490.863.076.162.01.480-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1982Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-p23281000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak55p24291000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter291000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter281000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter281000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter291000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1626000000000600000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626000000000600000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Bend Timber Hawks NwstA-oak19P12--717--24241.0002.00------12100.016.7
1979Modesto A's CalifA+oak20P21--724--31311.0001.48------21100.015.0
1979Waterbury A's EastAAoak20P4--241-76.8571.50------4100.02.9
1980West Haven Whitecaps EastAAoak21P27--927323936.9231.33------27100.019.4
1981West Haven A's EastAAoak22P27--1631455147.9221.74------27100.019.6
1982Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak23P28--1124413935.8971.25------28100.019.6
1983Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak24P26--910512419.7920.73------26100.018.3
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24P29-6817--881.0000.280.12-----29100.017.9
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25P57-104551-1110.9090.180.10-----57100.035.2
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26P56-104461-1110.9090.180.10-----56100.034.6
1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27P47-81510111615.9380.320.19-----47100.029.0
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27P13-1511--221.0000.150.13-----13100.08.0
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28P59-793121-1615.9380.250.19-----59100.036.4
1988Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29P49-74391-1312.9230.240.16-----49100.030.2
1989Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet30P6--11--221.0000.33------6100.04.1
1989Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle30P4--1---111.0000.25------4100.02.8
1989Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30P32-3941--551.0000.160.13-----32100.019.8
MLB Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P342-5642651518277.9390.230.14-----3420.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P64--2235926657.8640.89------640.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P58--2762879789.9181.53------580.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P21--724--31311.0001.48------210.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P12--717--24241.0002.00------120.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Bend Timber Hawks NwstA-oak1912----------
1979Modesto A's CalifA+oak2021----------
1979Waterbury A's EastAAoak204----------
1980West Haven Whitecaps EastAAoak2127----------
1981West Haven A's EastAAoak2227----------
1982Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak2328----------
1983Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak2426----------
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2429----------
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2557----------
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2656----------
1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2747----------
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2713----------
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2859----------
1988Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2949----------
1989Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet306----------
1989Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcle304----------
1989Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3032----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1987Minnesota TwinsChamp. SeriesMLB28000.001000.11000010.0027.000.000.000.0000.00.000
1987Minnesota TwinsWorld SeriesMLB28006.752001.1011000.910.000.006.750.000.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs000.0010100000.3100000003.0027.000.000.000.0000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs006.7520200001.3001010000.750.000.006.750.000.000.00.000

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1989-12-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Expos. 
1989-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1989-08-17ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1989-08-07Released by Indians. 
1989-03-26TradeTraded by Twins to Indians for Carmen Castillo. 
1986-05-20TradeTraded by Athletics to Twins for Eric Broersma and Cash. 
* 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
1985Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll26107,333-5001917370,78060,000107,333
1986Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll27183,700-4291739386,34760,000291,033
1986Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll27183,700-4291839386,34760,000291,033
1987Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll28300,000-278861344,90660,000591,033
1988Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll29345,000-2981458392,10762,500936,033
1989Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll3062,500-69132-429,80262,500998,533
* 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