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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Howard Dion Battle
Stat Years
1990-2003  [mlb] 1995-1999
Height/Weight
6-0 / 210
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
3B (1128) ... SS (71) ... 1B (33) ... 2B (2) ... DH (1)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
High School
Mercy Cross (Biloxi,MS)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in Round #4 (#123 overall) of the 1990 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1995-09-05 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.164)
Service Time
Organizations
TOR [6] ATL [3] PHI [1] LAN [1] CIN [1] MON [1] CHA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 8580 ... retro id: batth001 ... mlbam id: 110693
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1990Medicine Hat Blue JaysPioRktor-183b---161233256217153252153820020.266.316.412.7282509623.223.146.3006.0015.202.5346.62.0037.1
    1991Myrtle Beach HurricanesSALAtor-193b---2138520821453342087157488730520.279.340.473.81357624657.302.194.2998.3315.101.8126.03.4739.3
    1992Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+tor-203b---313652076132273178568498951530.254.321.415.73658021647.252.161.2748.4515.341.8230.62.9335.6
    1993Knoxville SmokiesSouAAtor-213b---414152166145215770129459471330.278.342.378.72057719733.192.100.3267.8016.292.0974.41.2122.8
    1994Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-223b---51395177214326814752624082317415.277.328.439.76756822748.286.162.3017.0414.442.0536.92.4633.6
    1995Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-233b---6118443431111748481011397331227.251.314.361.67548816029.196.110.2837.9914.961.8755.41.6426.1
    1995Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor14233bL-S-E-P6915330000104800000.200.368.200.5681930.333.000.42921.0542.112.000.00.000.0
    1996Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAAphi-243b---71153913789241844382153226015.228.267.355.62242213933.169.127.2414.9812.562.5248.91.9037.1
    1996Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34243bL-S-E-P755000000000200000.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.00.000.0
    1997San Antonio MissionsTexAAlan-251b---81633281001000721000.242.286.273.5593691.030.031.3080.0019.440.000.00.0012.5
    1997Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-253b---8501391433323161262300203.237.265.353.618147498.151.116.2614.0815.653.8346.32.0424.2
    1998Greenville BravesSouAAatl-263b---97929141962721050323551203212.330.402.540.94233115739.333.210.36910.5715.411.4629.13.0240.6
    1998Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha-263b-1b---91239674015004700200.179.244.359.60345145.282.180.1828.8915.561.7539.02.2271.4
    1999Richmond BravesILAAAatl-273b---10121454801292912474233366305212.284.333.511.84449523254.297.227.2856.6713.332.0018.94.8541.9
    1999Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl51273bL-S-E-P101517260015002300001.353.421.529.9501991.294.176.38510.5315.791.5017.05.2616.7
    2000Hanshin---Intl----283b---115016518397081900102700000.236.280.424.7041757015.000.188.0005.7115.432.7020.64.5738.5
    2000Louisville RiverBatsILAAAcin-281b---11145661000030021000002.179.207.179.38658100.036.000.2173.4517.245.000.00.000.0
    2001Richmond BravesILAAAatl-293b---1213149153135210107625257711649.275.308.379.68752418631.149.104.3054.7714.693.0849.11.9123.0
    2002St. Paul SaintsNorthernIndy------303b---1352210256610074101112100002.314.348.462.8102219717.195.148.0004.989.501.9130.03.1725.8
    2002Ottawa LynxILAAAmon43303b---1356193204611041801102801017.238.276.358.6342046915.166.120.2614.9013.732.8048.21.9632.6
    2003Gary RailCatsNorthernIndy----313b---142698101730080181710003.173.243.204.447107203.102.031.2107.4815.892.130.00.0017.6
    MLB Totals (3 yrs)29375900151061300001.243.349.324.67343121.270.081.34813.9530.232.1737.02.3311.1
    National League Totals (2 yrs)2022260015002500001.273.333.409.7422491.227.136.3138.3320.832.5022.04.1716.7
    American League Totals (1 yrs)915330000104800000.200.368.200.5681930.333.000.42921.0542.112.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals132748416231291261311316848560372785339462582.267.320.415.73553012007423.230.148.2927.0214.812.1137.02.4732.8
    Minor: Intl Totals5016518397081900102700000.236.280.424.7041757015.248.188.2385.7115.432.7020.64.5738.5
    Minor: Indy Totals78308358313074902193810005.269.314.380.69432811720.166.111.2895.7911.592.0044.02.1324.1
    Minor: Rk Totals61233256217153252153820020.266.316.412.7282509623.223.146.3006.0015.202.5346.62.0037.1
    Minor: A Totals138520821453342087157488730520.279.340.473.81357624657.302.194.2998.3315.101.8126.03.4739.3
    Minor: A+ Totals13652076132273178568498951530.254.321.415.73658021647.252.161.2748.4515.341.8230.62.9335.6
    Minor: AA Totals248884115256537181261511841591128512.290.356.426.78298937778.236.136.3338.4916.081.8949.11.8230.5
    Minor: AAA Totals744268432569613116713544432176412126281370.259.305.399.70429061072218.210.140.2806.0614.182.3437.82.4431.3
    Atlanta Braves Totals (1 yrs)1517260015002300001.353.421.529.9501991.294.176.38510.5315.791.5017.05.2616.7
    Toronto Blue Jays Totals (1 yrs)915330000104800000.200.368.200.5681930.333.000.42921.0542.112.000.00.000.0
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (1 yrs)55000000000200000.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.00.000.0
    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 Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1997Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-251---000.0010001100.11000010003.0027.000.000.0027.000.000.00.000
    1997Minor Totals: LANbyYearAAA----251---000.0010001100.310000100010.0090.000.000.0090.000.002.00.000
    Minor League Totals000.0010001100.310000100010.0090.000.000.0090.000.002.00.000
    Minor: AAA Totals000.0010001100.310000100010.0090.000.000.0090.000.002.00.000
    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. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1990medicine hat Blue JaysPioRk183B5200.02592342151117.7752.300.0078.885.21
    1991Myrtle Beach HurricanesSALA193B13200.086184298299270.9032.000.0095.095.71
    1992Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+203B12300.0682923315393360.9162.900.00175.790.41
    1993Knoxville SmokiesSouAA213B14100.0883192917436407.9332.900.0099.3100.01
    1994Syracuse ChiefsILAAA223B13700.0902582818376348.9262.500.0096.598.61
    1995Syracuse ChiefsILAAA233B9000.0401922211254232.9132.600.0063.876.31
    1995Syracuse ChiefsILAAA23SS3400.042891111142131.9233.900.0024.128.82
    1995Toronto Blue JaysALMLB233B6039.01600771.0001.200.184.266.73
    1995Toronto Blue JaysALMLB23DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.711.16
    1996Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAA241B200.08000881.0004.000.001.41.76
    1996Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAA243B8800.058146189222204.9192.300.0062.076.51
    1996Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAA24SS2700.03570411109105.9633.900.0019.023.52
    1996Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB243B102.0000000.0000.000.000.620.04
    1997San Antonio MissionsTexAA251B400.04610347471.00011.800.002.925.06
    1997San Antonio MissionsTexAA253B100.00200221.0002.000.000.76.34
    1997Albuquerque DukesPCLAAA251B100.06003661.0006.000.000.72.08
    1997Albuquerque DukesPCLAAA253B3300.02351938374.8922.200.0023.466.02
    1997Albuquerque DukesPCLAAA25SS200.02100331.0001.500.001.44.07
    1998Birmingham BaronsSouAA261B200.0162141918.9479.000.001.416.76
    1998Greenville BravesSouAA262B100.01100221.0002.000.000.71.35
    1998Greenville BravesSouAA263B6800.0391261416179165.9222.400.0048.986.11
    1998Birmingham BaronsSouAA263B300.02100331.0001.000.002.125.04
    1998Greenville BravesSouAA26SS700.07110218181.0002.600.005.08.92
    1999Richmond BravesILAAA271B300.0232232725.9268.300.002.12.55
    1999Richmond BravesILAAA272B100.01301441.0004.000.000.70.85
    1999Richmond BravesILAAA273B8400.0411141013165155.9391.800.0059.269.42
    1999Atlanta BravesNLMLB273B6023.02400661.0001.000.263.740.03
    2000Louisville RiverBatsILAAA281B1100.0919081001001.0009.100.007.678.65
    2000Louisville RiverBatsILAAA283B200.01100221.0001.000.001.414.36
    2001Richmond BravesILAAA291B400.02850333331.0008.300.002.83.14
    2001Richmond BravesILAAA293B11400.069208822285277.9722.400.0079.287.01
    2001Richmond BravesILAAA29SS100.04300771.0007.000.000.70.86
    2002Ottawa LynxILAAA301B600.01610017171.0002.800.004.310.73
    2002Ottawa LynxILAAA303B4700.0249065120114.9502.400.0033.383.92
    MLB Totals - (3B)130643100011.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (DH)100000000.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (1B)27001721721717.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (2B)100130114.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (3B)5950034610601018112.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (SS)640083163152214.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (1B)60062317111.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (2B)100110012.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (3B)21300129448433313.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (SS)7007110213.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (3B)1230068292331513.0000.000.00---------
    A Totals - (3B)132008618429812.0000.000.00---------
    Rk Totals - (3B)5200259234212.0000.000.00---------
    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----52------
    1991Minor----132------
    1992Minor----123------
    1993Minor----141------
    1994Minor----137------
    1995MLB----6-----1
    1995Minor----9034-----
    1996MLB----1------
    1996Minor--2-8827-----
    1997Minor--5-342-----
    1998Minor--21717-----
    1999MLB----6------
    1999Minor--3184------
    2000Minor--11-2------
    2001Minor--4-1141-----
    2002Minor--6-47------
    Totals--332112871----1