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Rich ChilesTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1968-1980 MLB Years: 1971-1978
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PositionsOF-278, DH-69Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRichard Francis Chiles
Height5-11Weight170BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateNovember 22,1949 [68.148]PlaceSacramento,California
High SchoolWinters (Winters,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Houston Astros [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (23rd overall) of the 1968 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutApril 20,1971 [21.149]
OrganizationsHOU [6] MIN [2] CLE [1] NYN [1] PIT [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID9843Retrosheet IDchilr101MLBAM ID112245
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed27Power50Contact80XBH61RBIs59Runs49Hitting48Durability22Team.503Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1968CovingtonAppRk-18321214454115642000000000.446.446.7691.2159322121.417.323.322.5500.000.000.004.9620.1740.74
1968Oklahoma CityPCLAAA-1843164174362211000000000.262.262.360.6225910164.253.098.098.2820.000.000.001.2282.0023.26
1968Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         752856197177853000000000.340.340.533.87315232285.321.193.193.3960.000.000.002.8135.6332.99
1969PeninsulaCaroA+-193512883160215000000000.242.242.336.578438128.230.094.094.2600.000.000.001.5664.0025.81
1969Oklahoma CityAmerAAA-1960216356184322000000000.282.282.398.6808615216.272.116.116.3050.000.000.001.3972.0024.59
1969Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         953444392144537000000000.267.267.375.64212923344.257.108.108.2880.000.000.001.4568.8025.00
1970Oklahoma CityAmerAAA-20108414561262411136000000000.304.304.423.72717536414.303.119.118.3210.000.000.000.24414.0028.57
1971Oklahoma CityAmerAAA-21312121000000000000.167.167.250.4173112.167.083.083.1860.000.000.000.000.0050.00
1971Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29of21671191227512150162011102.227.268.336.604408128.255.109.151.2764.6915.633.331.5659.5029.63
1972Oklahoma CityAmerAAA-2211541959110215744000000000.263.263.387.65016233419.250.124.124.2930.000.000.001.6759.8630.00
1972Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29of22911031002001100000.273.333.364.6974112.300.091.182.3218.338.331.000.000.0033.33
1973New York MetsNLMLBnyn29of23825232001000200002.120.120.200.3205225.130.080.080.1410.008.000.000.000.0066.67
1976Houston AstrosNLMLBhou20of2654121000000000000.500.500.7501.250314.500.250.250.5670.000.000.000.000.0050.00
1977Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin12dh27108261316916133601231724525.264.323.368.6919620295.268.104.188.3087.805.760.741.0287.0028.99
1978Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin12of2887198225312012212202520529.268.333.343.6766813225.294.075.172.3088.8911.111.250.44198.0024.53
1979Tacoma TugsPCLAAAcle-of2913045558119293561116474725300.262.331.371.70216937512.281.109.224.3199.189.181.000.9891.0031.09
1980Portland BeaversPCLAAApit-of303913512332031910131112300.244.309.326.635445154.242.082.185.2928.447.140.851.9545.0015.15
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter284618681573726761450655511418.254.310.350.66021645689.271.096.172.0007.269.431.300.87103.0028.66
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter56520642905791083029250126605837600.281.301.404.7058341672140.277.123.156.0002.802.710.971.3671.1728.84
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter4981815238494912521193126605837600.272.296.385.6816981371891.272.113.149.0003.173.070.971.1186.4327.73
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3512883160215000000000.242.242.336.578438128.230.094.094.0000.000.000.001.5664.0025.81
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter321214454115642000000000.446.446.7691.2159322121.417.323.322.0000.000.000.004.9620.1740.74
Minnesota Twins Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter195459531222814581343424410414.266.328.357.68516433520.279.091.181.0008.278.080.980.77114.7527.05
Houston Astros Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter811341332712170172111102.239.280.351.6314710144.268.112.157.0004.8614.583.001.3967.0031.25
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter825232001000200002.120.120.200.3205225.130.080.080.0000.008.000.000.000.0066.67
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623533990211343122937336210.254.310.350.66012326393.271.096.172.0007.269.431.300.87103.0028.66
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625928316631987232171712200.281.301.404.70523948614.277.123.156.0002.802.710.971.3671.1728.84

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1971Houston AstrosNLMLBhou21OF27--35---35351.0001.30------6740.316.7
1972Houston AstrosNLMLBhou22OF2-134---441.0002.000.31-----922.21.3
1973New York MetsNLMLBnyn23OF8-58221-123231.0002.880.40-----8100.05.0
1976Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26OF1--1---111.0001.00------520.00.6
1977Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27DH61---------------10856.537.9
1977Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27OF22--35-2-3735.9461.59------10820.413.7
1978Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28OF61--10834-115111.9651.82------8770.137.7
1978Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28DH8---------------879.24.9
1979Tacoma Tugs PCLAAAcle29OF118--1881142203199.9801.69------13090.880.3
1980Portland Beavers PCLAAApit30OF39--725-377771.0001.97------39100.026.9
MLB Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF121-71205461215209.9721.732.94-----1210.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH69---------------690.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF157--2601645280276.9861.76------1570.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1971Houston AstrosNLMLBhou21---------27-
1972Houston AstrosNLMLBhou22---------2-
1973New York MetsNLMLBnyn23---------8-
1976Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26---------1-
1977Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27---------2261
1978Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28---------618
1979Tacoma Tugs PCLAAAcle29---------118-
1980Portland Beavers PCLAAApit30---------39-

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1992Carolina MudcatsSouAAMinorpit42Hitting Coach1445292.36148.55Donald Werner
1997Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil47Scout1617883.4848.03Phil Garner
* 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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1979-02-13Released by Twins. 
1976-01-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
1975-03-29Released by Padres. 
1974-05-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Padres. 
1974-04-06Released by Mets. 
1972-11-27TradeTraded by Astros with Buddy Harris to Mets for Tommie Agee. 
* 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.