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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Howard Nichols
Stat Years
1982-1990
Height/Weight
6-0 / 220
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
3B (467) ... OF (91) ... 1B (84) ... C (8)
Draft Position
1B-C
Born Date/Place
High School
Skyline (Oakland,CA)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Philadelphia Phillies in Round #7 (#171 overall) of the 1982 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
Service Time
Organizations
PHI [7] CAL [1] CHN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 90045
Relations
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1982Helena PhilliesPioRkphi-18of14412818364021322133000110.281.345.359.704142466.180.078.3519.1521.132.3164.01.4116.7
    1983Bend PhilliesNwstA-phi-191b228911018201132082620200.198.272.253.525103233.165.055.2587.7725.243.2591.00.9716.7
    1984Spartanburg SunsSALAphi-203b3107318528522095682636730510.267.388.421.80938913431.371.154.30816.2017.221.0635.32.3136.5
    1985Clearwater PhilliesFSLA+phi-213b4101376519421384573254440300.250.301.386.68740814532.213.136.2636.1310.781.7647.01.9634.0
    1985Peninsula PilotsCaroA+phi-213b44115019439212062232530300.287.385.393.7781795912.287.106.33112.8513.971.09150.00.5627.9
    1986Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-223b584271397215375164222610310.266.320.421.74129711425.244.155.2707.418.751.1838.72.3634.7
    1987Reading PhilliesEastAAphi27233b648183376111053842152150400.333.391.475.8662078716.235.142.3487.2510.141.4036.62.4226.2
    1987Maine GuidesILAAAphi-233b6361231839912110081311000.317.364.455.8191335612.203.138.3436.029.771.6361.51.5030.8
    1988Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-243b7331181738624136382210100.322.367.508.8751286012.280.186.3666.2517.192.7529.53.1331.6
    1988Maine PhilliesILAAAphi-243b77823732516293233214312110.215.281.371.6522628817.245.156.2268.0216.412.0526.33.4433.3
    1989Charlotte KnightsSouAAchn-253b-of84412418378042011122050010.298.383.460.8431415712.258.162.3308.5114.181.6731.02.8432.4
    1989Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-253b-of8551781943722152183521000.242.282.337.6191896011.146.095.2914.2318.524.3889.01.0625.6
    1990Palm Springs AngelsCalifA+cal-261b921751728601110081750100.373.461.493.95489377.227.120.4668.9919.102.1375.01.1225.0
    1990Midland AngelsTexAAcal-263b9572243874101124402254230340.330.400.545.94525512223.317.215.3589.8016.471.6818.74.7131.1
    1990Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAcal-263b-1b9517021001003400000.118.250.176.4262031.235.058.15415.0020.001.330.00.0050.0
    Minor League Totals7822613385721137166738347252624353642790.276.347.418.76529421091220.250.142.3068.9114.791.6639.02.2830.5
    Minor: Rk Totals4412818364021322133000110.281.345.359.704142466.180.078.3519.1521.132.3164.01.4116.7
    Minor: A- Totals28911018201132082620200.198.272.253.525103233.165.055.2587.7725.243.2591.00.9716.7
    Minor: A Totals107318528522095682636730510.267.388.421.80938913431.371.154.30816.2017.221.0635.32.3136.5
    Minor: A+ Totals1636018716536510761355686120700.275.345.401.74667624151.233.126.3038.2812.721.5460.11.4830.9
    Minor: AA Totals266920149282506321661712821311501160.307.369.478.847102844088.266.171.3267.9812.741.6028.83.1131.2
    Minor: AAA Totals17455569135235135954409544110.243.298.373.67160420741.204.130.2726.6215.732.3842.72.1530.4
    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 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 Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1982Helena PhilliesPioRk181B400.0260222826.9296.500.005.79.14
    1982Helena PhilliesPioRk18OF3500.03741225341.7741.200.0050.079.54
    1983Bend PhilliesNwstA-191B1900.013210612148142.9597.500.0027.567.92
    1984Spartanburg SunsSALA20C700.0321303633.9174.700.005.06.53
    1984Spartanburg SunsSALA201B1900.01584311165162.9828.500.0013.617.82
    1984Spartanburg SunsSALA203B4700.0256024510985.7801.800.0033.643.92
    1985Peninsula PilotsCaroA+211B800.04430347471.0005.900.005.919.54
    1985Clearwater PhilliesFSLA+211B100.01200112121.00012.000.000.71.04
    1985Clearwater PhilliesFSLA+213B8400.0651371513217202.9312.400.0059.683.21
    1985Peninsula PilotsCaroA+213B3000.018431657761.7922.000.0022.273.22
    1985Peninsula PilotsCaroA+21OF700.09000991.0001.300.005.217.110
    1985Clearwater PhilliesFSLA+21OF500.03000331.0000.600.003.55.010
    1986Reading PhilliesEastAA22C100.05000551.0005.000.000.71.26
    1986Reading PhilliesEastAA223B6900.041902110152131.8621.900.0050.782.11
    1986Reading PhilliesEastAA22OF1000.01200012121.0001.200.007.411.97
    1987Reading PhilliesEastAA231B200.04000441.0002.000.001.44.23
    1987Reading PhilliesEastAA233B4700.0217612410997.8902.100.0033.897.92
    1987Maine GuidesILAAA233B3500.02447557671.9342.000.0025.097.22
    1988Reading PhilliesEastAA243B3000.01659928475.8932.500.0022.190.93
    1988Maine PhilliesILAAA241B300.02110222221.0007.300.002.13.89
    1988Maine PhilliesILAAA243B5400.04474105128118.9222.200.0038.069.21
    1988Maine PhilliesILAAA24OF600.08100991.0001.500.004.27.710
    1989Charlotte KnightsSouAA253B1300.0912502621.8081.600.009.129.54
    1989Charlotte KnightsSouAA25OF700.0511076.8570.900.004.915.98
    1989Iowa CubsAmerAAA253B2500.02230725952.8812.100.0017.445.55
    1989Iowa CubsAmerAAA25OF1800.0242102726.9631.400.0012.532.79
    1990Palm Springs AngelsCalifA+261B1700.012810414142138.9728.100.0012.081.03
    1990Palm Springs AngelsCalifA+263B400.028101110.9092.500.002.819.08
    1990Palm Springs AngelsCalifA+26OF300.02000221.0000.700.002.114.312
    1990Midland AngelsTexAA261B900.06810208078.9758.700.006.615.82
    1990Midland AngelsTexAA263B2600.01630405046.9201.800.0019.145.63
    1990Edmonton TrappersPCLAAA261B200.01110012121.0006.000.001.440.08
    1990Edmonton TrappersPCLAAA263B300.02100331.0001.000.002.160.08
    AAA Totals - (1B)5003220234341.0006.800.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)11700921522212266244.9172.100.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)2400323103635.9721.500.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (C)1005000551.0005.000.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (1B)11007210208482.9767.500.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (3B)185001032675116421370.8792.000.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (OF)1700171101918.9471.100.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (1B)260018413418201197.9807.600.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (3B)11800851883218305273.8952.300.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (OF)15001400014141.0000.900.000.00.00
    A Totals - (C)700321303633.9174.700.000.00.00
    A Totals - (1B)19001584311165162.9828.500.000.00.00
    A Totals - (3B)4700256024510985.7801.800.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (1B)190013210612148142.9597.500.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (1B)400260222826.9296.500.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (OF)35003741225341.7741.200.000.00.00
    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
    1982Minor--4------35-
    1983Minor--19--------
    1984Minor-719-47------
    1985Minor--9-114----12-
    1986Minor-1--69----10-
    1987Minor--2-82------
    1988Minor--3-84----6-
    1989Minor----38----25-
    1990Minor--28-33----3-
    Totals-884-467----91-