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Dave BergmanTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1972-1992 MLB Years: 1975-1992
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Drafted
World Series Champion

Positions1B-968, OF-152, DH-133Position when Drafted1B-OFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDavid Bruce Bergman
Height6-2Weight190BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateJune 6,1953PlaceEvanston,Illinois
Death DateFebruary 2,2015 [61.241]
High SchoolMaine East (Park Ridge,IL)
CollegeIllinois State University (Normal,IL)

DraftedSelected by the New York Yankees [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (36th overall) of the 1974 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Chicago Cubs [Team Picks] in the 12th round (287th overall) of the 1971 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutAugust 26,1975 [22.081]
OrganizationsDET [9] HOU [4] NYA [4] SFN [3] Awards0
TBC Player ID8749Retrosheet IDbergd001MLBAM ID110908
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed47Power53Contact74XBH49RBIs50Runs39Hitting61Durability46Team.523Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1972Illinois StateCollegeFr1b19339023313132350151400000.344.438.500.938457105.384.156.378.42714.2913.330.932.8630.0022.58
1973Illinois StateCollegeSo1b203210525425122230181300000.400.488.5241.012558123.444.124.324.45814.6310.570.721.6352.5019.05
1974Illinois StateCollegeJr1b21341142640513181200000000.351.351.491.842569114.333.140.246.3820.000.000.002.6338.0022.50
1974OneontaNYPLA--21562016070671048200622900000.348.502.5971.09912023263.370.249.657.49223.5711.030.473.8020.1032.86
1975West HavenEastAA-22124399761241561160150836000000.311.429.461.89018432482.345.150.396.41117.2212.450.722.2836.2725.81
1975New York YankeesALMLBnya18of22717000000002400000.000.105.000.1050019.000.000.118.07510.5321.052.000.000.000.00
1976SyracuseILAAA-2313445568134232765170777300000.295.397.400.79718232532.339.105.312.37514.4713.720.951.3265.0023.88
1977Syracuse ChiefsILAAAnya-24132468881462941659297906002100.312.422.494.91623149561.331.182.421.40816.0410.700.672.8529.2533.56
1977New York YankeesALMLBnya54of-1b2454110001000000100.250.200.250.450105.200.000.000.1800.000.000.000.000.000.00
1978Houston AstrosNLMLBhou161b2510418615435101220393201295.231.361.269.630506228.276.038.258.29017.1114.040.820.000.0013.95
1979Charleston CharliesILAAAhou-1b261384617812923365896954312400.280.401.382.78317632563.296.102.315.36216.877.640.451.0776.8324.81
1979Houston AstrosNLMLBhou161b261315460012000300000.400.400.6001.0009115.455.200.200.4420.0020.000.006.6715.0016.67
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou161b2790781220610310101003021.256.341.359.70028791.294.103.244.31310.9910.991.000.000.0035.00
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou161b2866110011000000000.167.167.667.834416.000.500.500.3700.000.000.0016.676.00100.00
1981San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn161b286314516379031320191802134.255.339.379.7185512167.272.124.269.32611.3810.780.951.8048.3332.43
1981Totals for NL-NL         6915117389041420191802134.252.333.391.7245913173.262.139.278.32810.9810.400.952.3137.7534.21
1982San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn161b2910012122333141430181100131.273.364.413.777508140.271.140.314.34512.867.860.612.8630.2524.24
1983San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn161b309014016404162421242112025.286.394.457.8516411167.301.171.350.38114.3712.570.883.5923.3327.50
1984Detroit TigersALMLBdet141b3112027142748574434334033624.273.351.417.76811320316.291.144.262.34310.4412.661.212.2238.7127.03
1985Nashville SoundsAmerAAAdet-1b321139691016115600110.231.311.333.64413245.242.102.231.28411.1113.331.202.2239.0022.22
1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet141b3269140825203700141501206.179.250.257.507365157.177.078.179.2368.929.551.071.9146.6720.00
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet141b33651301430611900211600003.231.338.315.653418151.257.084.246.30513.9110.600.760.66130.0026.67
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet141b349117225477362201302311341.273.379.453.8327816207.281.180.349.35914.4911.110.772.9028.6734.04
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet141b35116289378514053502383402427.294.372.394.76611419333.315.100.225.34611.4110.210.891.5057.8022.35
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet141b361373853810313173713444424135.268.345.361.70613921436.287.093.203.32410.0910.091.001.6155.0020.39
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet14dh-1b37100205215710122632331701237.278.375.366.7417513241.293.088.254.33813.697.050.520.83102.5022.81
1991Detroit TigersALMLBdet141b3886194234610172911354000222.237.351.407.7587918231.262.170.351.34215.1517.321.143.0327.7139.13
1992Detroit TigersALMLBdet141b398718117423011010201901214.232.305.265.570484204.252.033.149.2689.809.310.950.49181.009.52
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter1349267931269010016542891914380347721273655.258.348.367.7159841703114.276.109.253.00012.2011.140.911.7349.6124.64
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter5952023376612972251296911441227114610.303.420.448.8689061702446.329.145.387.00016.8411.080.662.0939.6727.78
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter415142324041876930188561426718214610.294.404.423.8276021151701.319.129.346.00015.7010.700.681.7647.4327.51
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter124399761241561160150836000000.311.429.461.89018432482.345.150.396.00017.2212.450.722.2836.2725.81
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter562016070671048200622900000.348.502.5971.09912023263.370.249.657.00023.5711.030.473.8020.1032.86
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter9930974113133863200332700000.366.427.505.93215624342.383.139.311.0009.657.890.822.3438.6321.24
Detroit Tigers Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter8711967225509731239219913268248613221739.259.346.368.7147231242276.276.109.243.00011.7810.900.931.7150.4424.36
San Francisco Giants Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter253406541101621351716150142810.271.366.416.78216931474.281.145.310.00012.8710.550.822.7431.2328.18
Houston Astros Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2132853270112218304945042116.246.354.319.6739115340.283.073.256.00014.4113.240.920.59142.5021.43
New York Yankees Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1221110001002400100.048.125.048.1731024.056.000.095.0008.3316.672.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162322378312263522464213347.258.348.367.71511820374.276.109.253.00012.2011.140.911.7349.6124.64
Average Minor - Per 162 games16255110216726614812541127401200.303.420.448.86824746666.329.145.387.00016.8411.080.662.0939.6727.78

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1975New York YankeesALMLBnya22OF6--101111211.9171.83------785.73.8
1977New York YankeesALMLBnya24OF3--3---331.0001.00------560.01.9
1977New York YankeesALMLBnya241B2--5---551.0002.50------540.01.2
1978Houston AstrosNLMLBhou251B66--28016226298296.9934.48------10463.540.7
1978Houston AstrosNLMLBhou25OF29--48-2-5048.9601.66------10427.917.9
1979Charleston Charlies ILAAAhou261B93--82656853890882.9919.48------13867.466.9
1979Charleston Charlies ILAAAhou26OF46--8453-9289.9671.93------13833.333.1
1979Houston AstrosNLMLBhou261B4--8--1881.0002.00------1330.82.5
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou271B59--18316123200199.9953.37------9065.636.2
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27OF5--4---441.0000.80------905.63.1
1981San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn281B33--23224221258256.9927.76------6352.429.7
1981San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28OF15--20-1-2120.9521.33------6323.813.5
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou281B1--31--441.0004.00------616.70.9
1982San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn291B69--30820318331328.9914.75------10069.042.6
1982San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn29OF6--13-1-1413.9292.17------1006.03.7
1983San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn301B50--29127220320318.9946.36------9055.630.9
1983San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn30OF6--8---881.0001.33------906.73.7
1984Detroit TigersALMLBdet311B114--65775863740732.9896.42------12095.070.4
1984Detroit TigersALMLBdet31OF2--1---111.0000.50------1201.71.2
1985Nashville Sounds AmerAAAdet321B9--8781119695.99010.56------1181.86.4
1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet321B44--30625325334331.9917.52------6963.827.3
1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet32DH5---------------697.23.1
1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet32OF1---------------691.40.6
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet331B41--25529430288284.9866.93------6563.125.3
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet33DH8---------------6512.34.9
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet33OF2---------------653.11.2
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet341B65--35329333385382.9925.88------9171.440.1
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet34DH7---------------917.74.3
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet34OF7--4---441.0000.57------917.74.3
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet351B64--36737431408404.9906.31------11655.239.5
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet35DH30---------------11625.918.5
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet35OF13--19---19191.0001.46------11611.28.0
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet361B123--912857881004997.9938.11------13789.875.9
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet36DH7---------------1375.14.3
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet36OF1---------------1370.70.6
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet37DH51---------------10051.031.5
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet371B27--20313119217216.9958.00------10027.016.7
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet37OF5---------------1005.03.1
1991Detroit TigersALMLBdet381B49--36429142394393.9978.02------8657.030.2
1991Detroit TigersALMLBdet38DH13---------------8615.18.0
1991Detroit TigersALMLBdet38OF4--1---111.0000.25------864.72.5
1992Detroit TigersALMLBdet391B55--33922529366361.9866.56------8763.234.0
1992Detroit TigersALMLBdet39DH12---------------8713.87.4
1992Detroit TigersALMLBdet39OF1---------------871.10.6
MLB Totals for 1B - 16 season(s)-   1B866--50664484646955605514.9926.37------8660.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 8 season(s)-   DH133---------------1330.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 16 season(s)-   OF106--131151137132.9641.25------1060.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B102--91364964986977.9919.58------1020.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF46--8453-9289.9671.93------460.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1975New York YankeesALMLBnya22---------6-
1977New York YankeesALMLBnya24--2------3-
1978Houston AstrosNLMLBhou25--66------29-
1979Charleston Charlies ILAAAhou26--93------46-
1979Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26--4--------
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27--59------5-
1981San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28--33------15-
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28--1--------
1982San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn29--69------6-
1983San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn30--50------6-
1984Detroit TigersALMLBdet31--114------2-
1985Nashville Sounds AmerAAAdet32--9--------
1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet32--44------15
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet33--41------28
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet34--65------77
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet35--64------1330
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet36--123------17
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet37--27------551
1991Detroit TigersALMLBdet38--49------413
1992Detroit TigersALMLBdet39--55------112

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1980Houston AstrosChamp. SeriesMLB2743010102000000000.333.3331.0001.333313.333.667.6670.000.000.000.000.00100.00
1984Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB31211100001000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.0001.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1984Detroit TigersWorld SeriesMLB3155000000000100000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
1987Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB3444010002000100000.250.250.250.500104.333.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs108130104100100000.375.375.6251.000518.429.250.3750.0012.500.000.000.0033.33
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs55000000000100000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1992-10-30Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1991-12-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1991-11-08Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-12-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1988-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1984-03-24TradeTraded by Giants to Phillies for Alejandro Sanchez. 
1984-03-24TradeTraded by Phillies with Willie Hernandez to Tigers for Glenn Wilson and John Wockenfuss. 
1981-04-20TradeTraded by Astros with Jeff Leonard to Giants for Mike Ivie. 
1977-11-23TradeTraded by Yankees with Mike Fischlin and Randy Niemann to Astros for Cliff Johnson. 
* 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
1985Detroit TigersTeam Payroll32262,500-3531542370,78060,000262,500
1986Detroit TigersTeam Payroll33316,667-3361753386,34760,000579,167
1987Detroit TigersTeam Payroll34331,667-2611863344,90660,000910,834
1988Detroit TigersTeam Payroll35360,000-2861660392,10762,5001,270,834
1989Detroit TigersTeam Payroll36437,500-2771266++429,80262,5001,708,334
1990Detroit TigersTeam Payroll37525,000-2891659++515,727100,0002,233,334
1991Detroit TigersTeam Payroll38575,000-3091457742,231100,0002,808,334
1992Detroit TigersTeam Payroll39375,000-3951351962,245109,0003,183,334
* 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