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Dean ChanceTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1961-1971 MLB Years: 1961-1971
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PositionsP-406Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWilmer Dean Chance
Height6-3Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJune 1,1941PlacePlain City,Ohio
Death DateOctober 11,2015 [74.132]
High SchoolWooster (Wooster,OH)
MLB DebutSeptember 11,1961 [20.102]
OrganizationsANA [4] MIN [3] CAL [2] CLE [1] DET [1] NYN [1] Awards2Awards Voting4-134
TBC Player ID9791Retrosheet IDchand102MLBAM ID112185
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Player Notes:   Selected by the Los Angeles Angels from the Baltimore Orioles in the 1960 AL expansion draft (51st pick) ... Opening Day Starter for Minnesota Twins in 1968
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts66Walks55Hittable58SO/BB63vsPower58Hitting15Durability85Team.505Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1961Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana31S/R20026.87541001018.033151405111002.0716.20--2.455.402.20.0002.19
1962Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana31S/R2114102.9650242662168206.2195836814661272001.268.490.612.875.531.92.5833.23
1963Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana31ST2213183.194535106243248.02291098810901687101.298.310.363.276.101.87.4192.74
1964Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana31ST232091.65463511151174278.019456517862079001.016.270.232.786.692.41.6902.37
1965California AngelsALMLBcal31ST2415103.153633310420225.21978679121011646391.327.860.484.036.541.62.6003.22
1966California AngelsALMLBcal31ST2512173.084137411221259.220611389181141808071.237.140.623.956.241.58.4143.47
1967Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin32ST2620142.734139218521283.22441098617682209271.107.740.542.166.983.24.5882.56
1968Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin32ST2716162.534339415631292.022496821563234121100.986.900.461.947.213.71.5002.20
1969Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin32S/R28542.9520155103088.0763929635504041.267.740.613.575.091.43.5563.58
1970Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32S/R29984.2445192611144155.0172807318591097161.499.991.053.436.331.85.5294.00
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn27Rel290113.5030300212.03330201002.5013.50--9.00--0.00.0005.64
1971Detroit TigersALMLBdet14,32S/R30463.51311417005089.2914335550644141.579.130.505.026.421.28.4003.56
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter1281152.92406294112833361232144.118648326971227391534709471.217.810.513.106.432.08.5270.41
Los Angeles Angels Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter47392.65146984827152815750.06512632213124751319101.207.800.372.966.152.08.547-
Minnesota Twins Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter41342.671049311341182663.154424419738166504253211.077.370.522.256.833.04.547-
California Angels Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter27273.127770721641484.040319916830215344143161.277.470.563.996.381.60.500-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter984.2445192611144155.0172807318591097161.499.991.053.436.331.85.529-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter463.51311417005089.2914335550644141.579.130.505.026.421.28.400-
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0113.5030300212.03330201002.5013.50--9.00--0.00.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13122.924230129362220.0191857112761577151.217.810.513.106.432.08.5200.41

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1961Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana31p2055000000000200000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
1962Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana31p2150651400010032907001.062.103.062.1654075.111.000.046.0854.0038.679.670.000.000.00
1963Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana31p22458051210030023807000.150.171.163.33413189.286.013.038.1532.2542.7019.000.000.008.33
1964Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana31p2346893700000035308000.079.109.079.18870100.194.000.034.0913.0053.0017.670.000.000.00
1965California AngelsALMLBcal31p2436753710050055605000.093.150.107.2578185.368.014.080.1275.8865.8811.200.000.0014.29
1966California AngelsALMLBcal31p2541761200000035418000.026.075.026.1012088.091.000.039.0573.4161.3618.000.000.000.00
1967Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin32p2641922300000075827001.033.119.033.15230108.088.000.076.0896.4853.708.290.000.000.00
1968Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin32p2743930500030036319000.054.093.054.14750106.167.000.032.0752.8359.4321.000.000.000.00
1969Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin32p2820241100010021915000.042.148.042.1901032.200.000.083.1136.2559.389.500.000.000.00
1970Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32p2945421300030023204100.071.111.071.1823049.273.000.048.0924.0865.3116.000.000.000.00
1971Detroit TigersALMLBdet14,32p3031210000000001601000.000.000.000.0000022.000.000.000.0000.0072.730.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter4036621744200160030420561102.066.113.069.182462759.181.003.048.0003.9555.3414.000.000.004.55
Los Angeles Angels Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1462399231004008122022001.096.126.100.226241269.197.004.038.0002.9745.3515.250.000.004.35
Minnesota Twins Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1042093900040012140421001.043.111.043.15490246.130.000.057.0004.8856.9111.670.000.000.00
California Angels Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter77151491005008110113000.060.113.066.179101173.220.006.060.0004.6263.5813.750.000.0011.11
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter45421300030023204100.071.111.071.1823049.273.000.048.0004.0865.3116.000.000.000.00
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter31210000000001601000.000.000.000.0000022.000.000.000.0000.0072.730.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16226671810060012169225001.066.113.069.182181305.181.003.048.0003.9555.3414.000.000.004.55

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1961Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana20P5-1816-1771.0001.400.39-----5100.03.1
1962Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana21P50-2061237125049.9800.980.24-----50100.030.9
1963Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana22P45-2481546626761.9101.360.25-----45100.028.0
1964Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana23P46-2781033114443.9770.930.15-----46100.028.4
1965California AngelsALMLBcal24P36-2251449166463.9841.750.28-----36100.022.2
1966California AngelsALMLBcal25P41-2591748476965.9421.590.25-----41100.025.3
1967Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26P41-2831551767366.9041.610.23-----41100.025.3
1968Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27P43-2921557537772.9351.670.25-----43100.026.5
1969Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28P20-8839-112121.0000.600.14-----20100.012.3
1970Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29P45-155320222523.9200.510.15-----45100.027.8
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn29P3-2-1--111.0000.330.50-----3100.01.9
1971Detroit TigersALMLBdet30P31-896166-2822.7860.710.25-----31100.019.1
MLB Totals for P - 11 season(s)-   P406-21431113733331517484.9361.190.23-----4060.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1961Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana205----------
1962Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana2150----------
1963Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana2245----------
1964Los Angeles AngelsALMLBana2346----------
1965California AngelsALMLBcal2436----------
1966California AngelsALMLBcal2541----------
1967Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2641----------
1968Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2743----------
1969Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2820----------
1970Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2945----------
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn293----------
1971Detroit TigersALMLBdet3031----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1969Minnesota TwinsChamp. SeriesMLB280013.501002.0430202.0018.000.000.009.0000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs0013.5010100002.0403002002.0018.000.000.009.0000.00.000

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1964Major League Cy Young Award1
1967AL Comeback Player of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1971-10-06Released by Tigers. 
1971-03-30TradeTraded by Mets with Bill Denehy to Tigers for Jerry Robertson. 
1970-09-18Purchased by Mets from Indians. 
1969-12-10TradeTraded by Twins with Graig Nettles, Ted Uhlaender and Bob Miller to Indians for Stan Williams and Luis Tiant. 
1966-12-02TradeTraded by Angels with Jackie Hernandez to Twins for Pete Cimino, Don Mincher and Jimmie Hall. 
1960-12-14Selected by Angels from Orioles in expansion draft. 
1959-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
* 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.