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Tom BrookensTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1975-1990 MLB Years: 1979-1990
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World Series Champion

Positions3B-1160, 2B-268, SS-139, DH-23, 1B-9, OF-7, C-1Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameThomas Dale Brookens
Height5-10Weight170BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 10,1953 [64.317]PlaceChambersburg,Pennsylvania
High SchoolChambersburg Area (Chambersburg,PA)
CollegeMansfield University of Pennsylvania (Mansfield,PA)

DraftedSelected by the Detroit Tigers [Team Picks] in the 1st round (4th overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutJuly 10,1979 [25.334]
OrganizationsDET [14] BOS [1] CLE [1] NYA [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID9248Retrosheet IDbroot001MLBAM ID111509
RelationshipsCousin of Jeff Bronkey, Twin brother of Tim Brookens, Cousin of Casey Brookens
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed71Power61Contact50XBH61RBIs57Runs63Hitting56Durability66Team.532Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1975MontgomerySouAA-211003293773112736000000000.222.222.331.55310920329.205.109.109.2490.000.000.002.1347.0027.40
1976MontgomerySouAA-22137492761272251156000000000.258.258.390.64819238492.241.132.132.2950.000.000.002.2444.7329.92
1977Winston-Salem Red SoxCaroA+bos-2312146377130244555139478925600.281.346.382.72817733523.333.101.212.3288.9917.021.890.9692.6025.38
1977Evansville TripletsAmerAAAdet-2311844070127225852185277333400.289.331.416.74718335477.328.127.218.3325.6615.302.701.6855.0027.56
1977Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         23990314725746913107311474162581000.285.339.399.738360681000.331.114.215.3307.4016.202.191.3069.4626.46
1978Evansville TripletsAmerAAAdet-3b2465206275811162593213611000.282.351.432.7838918229.317.150.282.3569.1715.721.712.6234.3331.03
1979Evansville TripletsAmerAAAdet-3b257726551812321446106335014200.306.382.566.94815039305.330.260.400.41310.8216.391.524.5918.9348.15
1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet163b2560190235052421103114024103.263.309.374.6837111208.313.111.205.3085.2919.233.641.9247.5022.00
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet163b2615150964140259106613113271127310.275.315.418.73321344551.299.143.210.3255.8112.892.221.8150.9031.43
1981Detroit TigersALMLBdet163b2771239195810142553144324605.243.284.343.6278215265.273.100.167.2865.2816.233.071.5159.7525.86
1982Detroit TigersALMLBdet163b28140398409215395859276302509.231.277.352.62914027432.251.121.178.2826.2514.582.332.0844.2229.35
1983Detroit TigersALMLBdet163b291383325071133632104294625623.214.276.325.60110822374.227.111.217.2717.7512.301.591.6055.3330.99
1984Detroit TigersALMLBdet163b30113224325511452666193318102.246.306.397.7038920253.267.151.237.3167.5113.041.741.9844.8036.36
1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet163b3115648554115346747145277809108.237.277.375.65218247522.269.138.212.2895.1714.942.891.3469.2940.87
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet163b-2b32982814276112325118204216204.270.319.356.67510016310.307.086.167.3056.4513.552.100.9793.6721.05
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet163b3314344459107153135974336329238.241.295.376.67116731490.254.135.216.2946.7312.861.912.6534.1528.97
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet163b341364416210723553844447436429.243.313.351.66415533498.279.108.209.3018.8414.861.681.0088.2030.84
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya123b356616814386041413112703113.226.272.333.6055610183.246.107.161.2746.0114.752.452.1942.0026.32
1990Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle103b-2b366415418417212000142501313.266.322.357.6795510172.305.091.182.3058.1414.531.790.58154.0024.39
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter13363865477950175407143186602816051459391267.246.296.367.66314182864258.272.121.201.0006.6014.212.151.6754.4430.11
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter6182195338596113195127050231282487131200.272.312.410.7229001832355.286.138.209.0005.4410.531.942.1743.0430.70
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2609111482665682812337148115958600.292.351.463.814422921011.326.171.285.0008.0115.731.962.7732.5434.59
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2378211132003371892000000000.244.244.367.61130158821.227.123.123.0000.000.000.002.1945.6129.00
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12146377130244555139478925600.281.346.382.72817733523.333.101.212.0008.9917.021.890.9692.6025.38
Detroit Tigers Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter12063543445871162386639785572565531455351061.246.297.369.66613072663903.272.123.203.0006.5614.172.161.6953.6830.54
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6616814386041413112703113.226.272.333.6055610183.246.107.161.0006.0114.752.452.1942.0026.32
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6415418417212000142501313.266.322.357.6795510172.305.091.182.0008.1414.531.790.58154.0024.39
Average MLB - Per 162 games16246958115215952107347327518.246.296.367.66317235516.272.121.201.0006.6014.212.151.6754.4430.11
Average Minor - Per 162 games162575891563051371136346523300.272.312.410.72223648617.286.138.209.0005.4410.531.942.1743.0430.70

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1978Montgomery RebelsSouAAdet-Rel240013.5010100002.05331210003.5022.504.509.004.500.50--
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0013.5010100002.05331210003.5022.504.509.004.500.50--
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0013.5010100002.05331210003.5022.504.509.004.500.50--
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings0013.5011001100000220.05503303301102201100003.5022.504.509.004.500.50--

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Montgomery Rebels SouAAdet242B78--1572182042395375.9494.81------17,800.054.2
1978Montgomery Rebels SouAAdet24SS20--2822-3230.9381.50------12,000.013.9
1978Evansville Triplets AmerAAAdet243B44--3183179131114.8702.59------6567.732.4
1978Evansville Triplets AmerAAAdet242B8--1012232422.9172.75------6512.35.9
1978Evansville Triplets AmerAAAdet241B7--355114140.9765.71------6510.85.1
1979Evansville Triplets AmerAAAdet253B51---9912411199.8921.94------7766.237.5
1979Evansville Triplets AmerAAAdet252B20--3367413104100.9625.00------7726.014.7
1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet253B42--3999811146138.9453.29------6070.026.1
1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet252B19--37423108279.9634.16------6031.711.8
1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet25DH1---------------601.70.6
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet263B138--1122792927420391.9312.83------15191.485.2
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet262B9--1326-1039391.0004.33------1516.05.6
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet26DH1---------------1510.70.6
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet26SS1--22-1441.0004.00------1510.70.6
1981Detroit TigersALMLBdet273B71--581391013207197.9522.77------71100.065.1
1982Detroit TigersALMLBdet283B113--722061820296278.9392.46------14080.769.8
1982Detroit TigersALMLBdet282B26--3757279694.9793.62------14018.616.0
1982Detroit TigersALMLBdet28SS9--713--20201.0002.22------1406.45.6
1982Detroit TigersALMLBdet28OF1--3---331.0003.00------1400.70.6
1983Detroit TigersALMLBdet293B103--541641721235218.9282.12------13874.663.6
1983Detroit TigersALMLBdet29SS30--35624910197.9603.23------13821.718.5
1983Detroit TigersALMLBdet292B10--828143736.9733.60------1387.26.2
1983Detroit TigersALMLBdet29DH1---------------1380.70.6
1984Detroit TigersALMLBdet303B68--32633109895.9691.40------11360.242.0
1984Detroit TigersALMLBdet30SS28--3876511119114.9584.07------11324.817.3
1984Detroit TigersALMLBdet302B26--28484148076.9502.92------11323.016.0
1984Detroit TigersALMLBdet30DH1---------------1130.90.6
1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet313B151--1232612326407384.9432.54------15696.893.8
1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet31SS8--39111312.9231.50------1565.15.0
1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet312B3--26-1881.0002.67------1561.91.9
1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet31DH1---------------1560.60.6
1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet31C1--71--881.0008.00-2-100.0-1560.60.6
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet323B35--2659448985.9552.43------9835.721.6
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet322B31--6761218130128.9854.13------9831.619.1
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet32SS14--1324143837.9742.64------9814.38.6
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet32DH14---------------9814.38.6
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet32OF3---------------983.11.9
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet333B122--852081415307293.9542.40------14385.375.3
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet33SS16--1428284442.9552.63------14311.29.9
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet332B11--20203104340.9303.64------1437.76.8
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet343B136--1012341716352335.9522.46------136100.084.0
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet34SS3---------------1362.21.9
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet342B1---1--111.0001.00------1360.70.6
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya353B51--1770749487.9261.71------6677.331.7
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya35SS7--27-2991.0001.29------6610.64.3
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya352B5--47-111111.0002.20------667.63.1
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya35OF3--41--551.0001.67------664.51.9
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya35DH3---------------664.51.9
1990Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle363B35--951546560.9231.71------6454.721.6
1990Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle362B21--40481148988.9894.19------6432.813.0
1990Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle36SS3--54-1991.0003.00------644.71.9
1990Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle361B2--31-1441.0002.00------643.11.2
1990Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle36DH1---------------641.60.6
MLB Totals for 3B - 12 season(s)-   3B1065--728183315517127162561.9432.40------10650.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 11 season(s)-   2B162--2563441689616600.9743.70------1620.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 10 season(s)-   SS119--1192251337357344.9642.89------1190.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 8 season(s)-   DH23---------------230.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF7--71--881.0001.14------70.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B2--31-1441.0002.00------20.00.0
MLB Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C1--71--881.0008.00-2-100.0-10.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B95--311822913242213.8802.24------950.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B28--4379616128122.9534.36------280.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B7--355114140.9765.71------70.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B78--1572182042395375.9494.81------780.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS20--2822-3230.9381.50------200.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Montgomery Rebels SouAAdet24---7820------
1978Evansville Triplets AmerAAAdet24--78-44-----
1979Evansville Triplets AmerAAAdet25---20-51-----
1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet25---19-42----1
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet26---91138----1
1981Detroit TigersALMLBdet27-----71-----
1982Detroit TigersALMLBdet28---269113---1-
1983Detroit TigersALMLBdet29---1030103----1
1984Detroit TigersALMLBdet30---262868----1
1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet31-1-38151----1
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet32---311435---314
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet33---1116122-----
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet34---13136-----
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya35---5751---33
1990Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle36--221335----1

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1984Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB3022000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1984Detroit TigersWorld SeriesMLB3033000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1987Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB33513000000000300000.000.000.000.0000013.000.000.0000.0023.080.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs715000000000400000.000.000.000.0000015.000.000.0000.0026.670.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs33000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2005Oneonta TigersNYPLA-Minordet51Manager754827.640--0 Lost in Semi-Finals
2006Oneonta TigersNYPLA-Minordet52Manager744034.5413.02 -
2007West Michigan WhitecapsMidwAMinordet53Manager1408357.593--1 League Champions
2008Erie SeaWolvesEastAAMinordet54Manager1426874.47916.04 
2009Erie SeaWolvesEastAAMinordet55Manager1417170.50417.54 
2010Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet56First Base Coach1628181.50013.03Jim Leyland
2011Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet57First Base Coach1629567.586--1Jim LeylandLost in ALCS (Rangers)
2012Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet58First Base Coach1628874.543--1Jim LeylandLost World Series (Giants)
2013Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet59Third Base Coach1629369.574--1Jim LeylandLost in ALCS (Red Sox)
* 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

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1980American League Player of the Week (August 18-August 24)1
2007Midwest League Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1990-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1989-12-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1989-11-20Released by Yankees. 
1989-03-23TradeTraded by Tigers to Yankees for Charles Hudson. 
1988-02-09ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1988-01-22Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1986-01-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1985-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* 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 Payroll31250,000-3621640370,78060,000250,000
1986Detroit TigersTeam Payroll32325,000-3281654386,34760,000575,000
1987Detroit TigersTeam Payroll33360,000-2531765++344,90660,000935,000
1988Detroit TigersTeam Payroll34350,000-2911759392,10762,5001,285,000
1989New York YankeesTeam Payroll35475,000-2571568++429,80262,5001,760,000
1990Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll36425,000-3251554515,727100,0002,185,000
* 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