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Tom BoltonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1980-1998 MLB Years: 1987-1994
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PositionsP-536Position when DraftedpPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameThomas Edward Bolton
Height6-3Weight175BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateMay 6,1962 [55.352]PlaceNashville,Tennessee
High SchoolAntioch (Antioch,TN)

DraftedSelected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 20th round (518th overall) of the 1980 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsGeroge Digby
MLB DebutMay 17,1987 [25.011]
OrganizationsBOS [13] PIT [3] MIL [1] BAL [1] CIN [1] DET [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID8980Retrosheet IDboltt001MLBAM ID111183
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts43Walks46Hittable40SO/BB43vsPower40Hitting4Durability57Team.494Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1980Elmira PioneersNYPLA-bos-Rel18622.4123122110556.0432615422432001.166.910.643.546.911.95.750-
1981Winter Haven Red SoxFSLA+bos-S/R19294.5024168003092.01256246541477001.8012.230.494.014.601.15.182-
1982Winter Haven Red SoxFSLA+bos-ST20982.99282534010162.21616754363777001.388.910.173.494.261.22.529-
1983New Britain Red SoxEastAAbos-ST21732.8916160210099.2933632741625001.348.400.633.705.601.51.700-
1983Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-ST21056.52660000029.0332621425201002.0010.241.247.766.210.80.000-
1983Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0783.71222202100128.212662531166826001.498.810.774.625.741.24.4674.13
1984New Britain Red SoxEastAAbos-S/R22454.14339240011187.0875440534666001.399.000.523.526.831.94.444-
1985New Britain Red SoxEastAAbos-S/R23564.2834102410141101.01065348340743001.459.450.273.566.591.85.455-
1986Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-S/R24342.72297221011286.0803026625581001.228.370.632.626.072.32.429-
1987Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-S/R25215.40541001021.225141301281001.7110.38--4.983.320.67.667-
1987Boston Red SoxALMLBbos50Rel25104.3829029005061.2833330527493021.7812.110.733.947.151.811.0003.75
1988Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-Rel26302.7918117008019.01776010152001.407.91--4.666.981.501.000-
1988Boston Red SoxALMLBbos50Rel26134.7528028008130.0351716114212101.6210.380.304.156.231.50.2503.20
1989Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-ST271252.89252235221143.014057461347990001.308.790.822.956.222.11.706-
1989Boston Red SoxALMLBbos50ST27048.31440000017.021181611091001.7910.900.525.194.670.90.0004.21
1990Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-S/R28103.86422001011.29652782001.376.941.545.406.171.141.000-
1990Boston Red SoxALMLBbos50S/R281053.38211653020119.21114645647651131.328.350.453.534.891.38.6673.63
1991Boston Red SoxALMLBbos50S/R29895.24251960040110.013672641651643011.7011.131.314.175.241.25.4715.00
1992Boston Red SoxALMLBbos50Rel30123.4121120006029.0341111014232101.6610.55--4.347.141.64.3332.65
1992Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin50S/R30335.241688003046.0522827923273121.6210.101.754.475.241.17.5005.76
1993Detroit TigersALMLBdet49Rel31664.47438350090102.21135751545665171.549.910.443.945.791.47.5003.85
1994Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-Rel32202.2516016007220.0135518162101.055.850.453.607.202.001.000-
1994Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal21Rel32125.4022022003023.0291514313121001.8011.191.165.014.630.92.3335.45
1996Calgary CannonsPCLAAApit-S/R341254.0240142600112116.01216452747926001.449.360.543.647.121.96.706-
1997ColumbiaHBLInd-ST35200.33440110027.02221010141001.197.33--3.334.671.401.000-
1997Calgary CannonsPCLAAApit-ST35268.29880000038.0673835612290002.0815.871.422.846.872.42.250-
1997Tucson TorosPCLAAAmil-S/R35346.001578001057.0754238520424001.6711.840.793.166.632.10.429-
1997Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--S/R05106.9223158001095.014280731132714001.8313.451.043.036.732.22.3334.13
1998Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-S/R361110.3831200204.08550230002.3116.62--4.156.231.50.500-
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter31344.562095615330401538.061429727446244336215151.5910.230.774.065.601.38.4771.30
Minor League Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter74643.8332714917814473141142.012035924877145675949101.459.460.563.585.971.66.536-
AAA Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter41314.15169729762447544.25882942524421539019101.479.680.723.546.421.81.569-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter16143.7583354831252287.22861431201511520214001.398.950.473.606.321.76.533-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter11173.535241114040254.2286129100810412414001.5310.110.283.684.381.19.393-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter622.4123122110556.0432615422432001.166.910.643.546.911.95.750-
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter200.33440110027.02221010141001.197.33--3.334.671.401.000-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter21234.45128408830251366.04201971822916323112361.5810.270.713.995.651.42.477-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter664.47438350090102.21135751545665171.549.910.443.945.791.47.500-
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter125.4022022003023.0291514313121001.8011.191.165.014.630.92.333-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter335.241688003046.0522827923273121.6210.101.754.475.241.17.500-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13144.5685236210160220.025012111219991379261.5910.230.774.065.601.38.4811.30
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14123.8363293431143220.02311149414881469001.459.460.563.585.971.66.538-
SELECT * FROM batting WHERE playerid = 8980 and pa > 0 ORDER BY Seq,statType

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1985New Britain Red SoxEastAAbos-p23340000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1992Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin50p301614000000000501000.000.000.000.0000015.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1996Calgary CannonsPCLAAApit-p344018242004002501000.222.300.333.6336221.308.111.222.2879.5223.812.500.000.0050.00
1997Calgary CannonsPCLAAApit-p3587021000001300000.286.375.429.804318.500.143.286.35912.5037.503.000.000.0050.00
1998Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-p3631000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1614000000000501000.000.000.000.0000015.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter8526263004003802000.231.310.346.6569331.333.115.231.0009.6825.812.670.000.0050.00
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter5126263004003801000.231.310.346.6569330.333.115.231.00010.0026.672.670.000.0050.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter340000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1614000000000501000.000.000.000.0000015.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16214200000000051010000.000.000.000.00000152.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625041160080061504000.231.310.346.65617659.333.115.231.0009.6825.812.670.000.0050.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1980Elmira Pioneers NYPLA-bos18P23--514-419191.0000.83------23100.031.1
1981Winter Haven Red Sox FSLA+bos19P24--417-121211.0000.88------24100.017.3
1982Winter Haven Red Sox FSLA+bos20P28--940--49491.0001.75------28100.021.1
1983New Britain Red Sox EastAAbos21P16--1231-243431.0002.69------16100.011.5
1983Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos21P6---9--991.0001.50------6100.04.3
1984New Britain Red Sox EastAAbos22P33--819-327271.0000.82------33100.023.6
1985New Britain Red Sox EastAAbos23P34--821133029.9670.85------34100.024.5
1986Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos24P29--630123736.9731.24------29100.020.9
1987Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos25P5--56-311111.0002.20------5100.03.6
1987Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25P29-6139-112121.0000.410.20-----29100.017.9
1988Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos26P18--52-1771.0000.39------18100.012.7
1988Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26P28-30110--11111.0000.390.37-----28100.017.3
1989Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos27P25--824-232321.0001.28------25100.017.1
1989Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27P4-1712--331.0000.750.18-----4100.02.5
1990Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos28P4--111-32.6670.50------4100.02.7
1990Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28P21-119421112625.9621.190.21-----21100.013.0
1991Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29P25-110115231816.8890.640.15-----25100.015.4
1992Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30P21-29-61176.8570.290.21-----21100.013.0
1992Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30P16-4638--11111.0000.690.24-----16100.09.9
1993Detroit TigersALMLBdet31P43-102615222321.9130.490.21-----43100.026.5
1994Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal32P16---5-1551.0000.31------16100.09.9
1994Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32P22-2333-1661.0000.270.26-----22100.019.6
1996Calgary Cannons PCLAAApit34P40--527-132321.0000.80------40100.028.2
1997Tucson Toros PCLAAAmil35P15--741-1211.9170.73------15100.010.6
1997Calgary Cannons PCLAAApit35P8--48121312.9231.50------8100.05.8
1998Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit36P3--12--331.0001.00------3100.02.1
MLB Totals for P - 8 season(s)-   P209-537228969117111.9490.530.21-----2090.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 10 season(s)-   P169--42118412164160.9760.95------1690.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P83--28711810099.9901.19------830.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P52--1357-170701.0001.35------520.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P23--514-419191.0000.83------230.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1980Elmira Pioneers NYPLA-bos1823----------
1981Winter Haven Red Sox FSLA+bos1924----------
1982Winter Haven Red Sox FSLA+bos2028----------
1983New Britain Red Sox EastAAbos2116----------
1983Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos216----------
1984New Britain Red Sox EastAAbos2233----------
1985New Britain Red Sox EastAAbos2334----------
1986Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos2429----------
1987Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos255----------
1987Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2529----------
1988Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos2618----------
1988Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2628----------
1989Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos2725----------
1989Boston Red SoxALMLBbos274----------
1990Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos284----------
1990Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2821----------
1991Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2925----------
1992Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3021----------
1992Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3016----------
1993Detroit TigersALMLBdet3143----------
1994Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal3216----------
1994Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3222----------
1996Calgary Cannons PCLAAApit3440----------
1997Tucson Toros PCLAAAmil3515----------
1997Calgary Cannons PCLAAApit358----------
1998Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit363----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1990Boston Red SoxChamp. SeriesMLB28000.002003.0202301.336.000.006.009.001.500.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs000.0020200003.0200023001.336.000.006.009.001.500.00.000

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1994-10-11Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-03-29ContractSigned as Free Agent by Orioles. 
1994-03-15Released by Tigers. 
1992-12-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1992-11-30Released by Reds. 
1992-07-09TradeTraded by Red Sox to Reds for Billy Hatcher. 
* 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
1987Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll2562,500-5131625344,90660,00062,500
1988Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll2662,500-60426-392,10762,500125,000
1989Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll2762,500-69129-429,80262,500187,500
1990Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll28135,000-5312725515,727100,000322,500
1991Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll29290,000-4052143742,231100,000612,500
1992Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll30525,000-3471757962,245109,0001,137,500
1992Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll30525,000-3471857962,245109,0001,137,500
1993Detroit TigersTeam Payroll31475,000-3881958968,431109,0001,612,500
1994Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll3250,000-85632-957,101109,0001,662,500
* 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