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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Richard Elliott Dotson
Stat Years
1977-1990  [mlb] 1979-1990
6-0 / 204
Right / Right
P (362)
Draft Position
Born Date/Place
1959-01-10 in Cincinnati, Ohio   [61.183]
High School
Anderson (Cincinnati,OH)
Selected by the California Angels in Round #1 (#7 overall) of the 1977 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1979-09-04 - Boxscore  (Age: 20.237)
Service Time
CHA [11] NYA [2] CAL [1] BAL [1] KCA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 10854 ... retro id: dotsr001 ... mlbam id: 113489
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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On Base

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