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Billy BeaneTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1980-1989 MLB Years: 1984-1989
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Drafted
Rated Prospect
General Manager
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsOF-894, 1B-27, DH-9, 3B-8, C-6Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWilliam Lamar Beane
Height6-4Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 29,1962 [56.228]PlaceOrlando,Florida
High SchoolMount Carmel (San Diego,CA)

DraftedSelected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 1st round (23rd overall) of the 1980 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1986-MIN-#1 ... 1986-NYN-#8
MLB DebutSeptember 13,1984 [22.168]
OrganizationsNYN [6] MIN [2] DET [1] OAK [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID8613Retrosheet IDbeanb001MLBAM ID110734
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed71Power67Contact31XBH59RBIs64Runs47Hitting56Durability51Team.514Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1980Little Falls MetsNYPLA-nyn-of1843138102932113483501100.210.252.283.535396148.272.073.123.2445.4123.654.380.68138.0020.69
1981Lynchburg MetsCaroA+nyn-of19114403471081399591983612563810.268.331.412.74316631456.357.144.261.3377.8927.413.471.9744.7828.70
1982Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-of20126418398813453612122713612230.211.259.297.55612422450.297.086.151.2506.0030.225.041.1183.6025.00
1983Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-of21121423531041411175552912921710.246.293.362.65515326462.321.116.184.2936.2827.924.452.3838.4525.00
1984Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-of22123455781282932072269488150620.281.352.490.84222352514.300.209.352.3729.3415.761.693.8922.7540.63
1984New York MetsNLMLBnyn43of22510010000010200000.100.100.100.2001010.125.000-.100.0910.0020.000.000.000.000.00
1985Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-of231355046314334419771574213050650.284.341.480.82124257557.343.196.296.3587.5423.343.103.4126.5339.86
1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn35of2388021001000300000.250.250.375.625318.400.125.125.2730.0037.500.000.000.0050.00
1986Toledo Mud HensILAAAmin-of24321261737505177041620020.294.326.452.7785710132.305.158.246.3393.0312.124.003.7925.2027.03
1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin20of248018320396031523115400006.213.258.295.553549194.286.082.137.2525.6727.844.911.5561.0023.08
1987Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-of2512346363132288871185367740520.285.339.432.77120044508.324.147.253.3357.0915.162.141.5757.8833.33
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin20of251215142001000600000.267.267.400.6676215.444.133.133.2870.0040.000.000.000.0050.00
1988Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-261103613385152939882611222240.235.289.363.65213126393.314.128.199.2916.6228.504.312.2940.1130.59
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet29of2666110001000200000.167.167.167.334106.250.000.000.1510.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1989Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-of273815119486142341122500130.318.366.450.8166811164.358.132.232.3627.3215.242.082.4437.7522.92
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak11,27of273779819500113101302102.241.238.304.54224582.284.063.089.2410.0015.850.000.000.0026.32
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter148301306614032955118002108.219.246.296.5428917315.288.077.113.0003.4925.407.270.95100.3325.76
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter965344242290216034914701175926886627938230.262.317.408.72514032853784.321.146.240.0007.0822.893.232.4037.8231.60
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter4381605195445881545227522112036013214160.277.330.435.7656981481754.329.158.252.0006.8420.523.002.5735.6733.26
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3701296170320568361834326104346831560.247.304.386.6905001001426.306.139.232.0007.2924.263.332.5236.0031.25
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter114403471081399591983612563810.268.331.412.74316631456.357.144.261.0007.8927.413.471.9744.7828.70
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter43138102932113483501100.210.252.283.535396148.272.073.123.0005.4123.654.380.68138.0020.69
Minnesota Twins Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter9219821438031623116000006.217.258.303.5616011209.296.086.136.0005.2628.715.451.4466.0025.58
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3779819500113101302102.241.238.304.54224582.284.063.089.0000.0015.850.000.000.0026.32
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1318031001010500000.167.167.222.3894118.231.055.000.0000.0027.780.000.000.0033.33
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter66110001000200000.167.167.167.334106.250.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162329337215033255128802109.219.246.296.5429719345.288.077.113.0003.4925.407.270.95100.3325.76
Average Minor - Per 162 games16257871151276157920104514552640.262.317.408.72523648635.321.146.240.0007.0822.893.232.4037.8231.60

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1980Little Falls Mets NYPLA-nyn18OF40--9353110198.9702.45------4393.054.8
1981Lynchburg Mets CaroA+nyn19OF112--2338111252241.9562.15------11498.280.0
1982Jackson Mets TexAAnyn20OF122--2006102216206.9541.69------12696.891.7
1983Jackson Mets TexAAnyn21OF94--169711177176.9941.87------12177.769.1
1983Jackson Mets TexAAnyn211B23--21317713237230.97010.00------12119.016.9
1984Jackson Mets TexAAnyn22OF113--18057-192185.9641.64------12391.983.1
1984New York MetsNLMLBnyn22OF5--2---221.0000.40------5100.03.1
1985Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn23OF134--2551062271265.9781.98------13599.396.4
1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn23OF2--1---111.0000.50------825.01.2
1986Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAmin24OF26--68-4-7268.9442.62------3281.318.7
1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24OF67--118---1181181.0001.76------8083.841.4
1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24DH5---------------806.33.1
1987Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin25OF119--2591595283274.9682.30------12396.784.4
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25OF7--8---881.0001.14------1258.34.3
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet26OF6--5---551.0000.83------6100.03.7
1989Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak27OF22--28---28281.0001.27------3857.915.4
1989Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak273B7--37211210.8331.43------3818.44.9
1989Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak27C5--301--31311.0006.20-----33813.23.5
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27OF25--44---44441.0001.76------3767.615.4
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27DH4---------------3710.82.5
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak271B4--132111615.9383.75------3710.82.5
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak273B1---1--111.0001.00------372.70.6
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27C1--1---111.0001.00------372.70.6
MLB Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF112--178---1781781.0001.59------1120.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH9---------------90.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B4--132111615.9383.75------40.00.0
MLB Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---1--111.0001.00------10.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF301--61025197654635.9712.11------3010.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B7--37211210.8331.43------70.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C5--301--31311.0006.20-----350.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF329--54918183585567.9691.72------3290.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B23--21317713237230.97010.00------230.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF112--2338111252241.9562.15------1120.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF40--9353110198.9702.45------400.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1980Little Falls Mets NYPLA-nyn18---------40-
1981Lynchburg Mets CaroA+nyn19---------112-
1982Jackson Mets TexAAnyn20---------122-
1983Jackson Mets TexAAnyn21--23------94-
1984Jackson Mets TexAAnyn22---------113-
1984New York MetsNLMLBnyn22---------5-
1985Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn23---------134-
1985New York MetsNLMLBnyn23---------2-
1986Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAmin24---------26-
1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24---------675
1987Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin25---------119-
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25---------7-
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet26---------6-
1989Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak27-5---7---22-
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27-14--1---254

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak36General Manager1627488.45714.04Art Howe
1999Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak37General Manager1628775.5378.03Art Howe
2000Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak38General Manager1619170.565--1Art HoweLost in 1st Round (Yankees)
2001Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak39General Manager16210260.63014.02Art HoweLost in 1st Round (Yankees)
2002Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak40General Manager16210359.636--1Art HoweLost in 1st Round (Twins)
2003Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak41General Manager1629666.593--1Ken MachaLost in 1st Round (Red Sox)
2004Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak42General Manager1629171.5621.02Ken Macha-
2005Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak43General Manager1628874.5437.02Ken Macha-
2006Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak44General Manager1629369.574--1Ken MachaLost ALCS (Tigers)
2007Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak45General Manager1627686.46918.03Bob Geren
2008Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak46General Manager1617586.46624.53Bob Geren
2009Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak47General Manager1627587.46322.04Bob Geren
2010Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak48General Manager1628181.5009.01Bob Geren
2011Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak49General Manager1627488.45722.03Bob Geren,Bob Melvin
2012Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak50General Manager1326468.48515.01Bob MelvinLost in 1st Round (Tigers)
2013Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak51General Manager1629666.593--1Bob MelvinLost in 1st Round (Tigers)
2014Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak52General Manager1628874.54310.02Bob MelvinLost AL Wild-Card Game (Royals)
2015Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak53General Manager1626894.42020.05Bob Melvin
* 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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1988-11-30ContractSigned as Free Agent by Athletics. 
1988-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-03-24TradeTraded by Twins to Tigers for Balvino Galvez. 
1986-01-16TradeTraded by Mets with Joe Klink and Bill Latham to Twins for Pat Crosby and Tim Teufel. 
* 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
1985New York MetsTeam Payroll2360,000-51623-370,78060,00060,000
1986Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll2465,000-5902316386,34760,000125,000
1987Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll2560,000-59514-344,90660,000185,000
1988Detroit TigersTeam Payroll2662,500-60426-392,10762,500247,500
1989Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll2770,500-5952726429,80262,500318,000
* 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