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Rick Austin

Richard Ray Austin

Position: Catcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: August 5, 1959 in Baudett, Minnesota, US
School: Cerritos College (Norwalk , CA)

Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 6th round of the 1978 MLB January Draft-Regular Phase from Cerritos College (Norwalk , CA) and the Minnesota Twins in the 22nd round of the 1979 MLB June Amateur Draft from Cerritos College (Norwalk , CA).

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1979 19 -1.4 Elizabethton APPY Rk MIN 48 178 156 22 48 11 0 3 24 2 0 18 23 .308 .388 .436 .824 68 3 0 1
1980 20 -1.2 Wisconsin Rapids MIDW A MIN 104 378 320 46 69 18 2 6 42 11 4 40 56 .216 .316 .341 .656 109 9 4 5
1981 21 -1.1 Visalia CALL A MIN 109 422 390 45 116 17 1 5 57 8 6 27 45 .297 .344 .385 .729 150 2 1 2 2
1982 22 -1.5 Orlando SOUL AA MIN 109 370 317 37 73 16 0 5 39 8 7 41 50 .230 .320 .328 .648 104 2 7 3 1
1983 23 -1.9 Toledo IL AAA MIN 58 166 146 12 21 1 1 2 13 1 1 14 32 .144 .226 .205 .431 30 2 2 2 0
5 Seasons 428 1514 1329 162 327 63 4 21 175 30 18 140 206 .246 .323 .347 .670 461 18 14 13 3
Rk (1 season) Rk 48 178 156 22 48 11 0 3 24 2 0 18 23 .308 .388 .436 .824 68 3 0 1
A (2 seasons) A 213 800 710 91 185 35 3 11 99 19 10 67 101 .261 .331 .365 .696 259 11 5 7 2
AA (1 season) AA 109 370 317 37 73 16 0 5 39 8 7 41 50 .230 .320 .328 .648 104 2 7 3 1
AAA (1 season) AAA 58 166 146 12 21 1 1 2 13 1 1 14 32 .144 .226 .205 .431 30 2 2 2 0
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB lgCS% PO
1979 19 Elizabethton APPY Rk MIN 1B 1 14 12 1 1 0 .929 13.00
1979 19 Elizabethton APPY Rk MIN C 44 277 247 20 10 1 .964 6.07 6
1980 20 Wisconsin Rapids MIDW A MIN C 87 595 513 69 13 8 .978 6.69 15
1981 21 Visalia CALL A MIN 3B 1 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.00
1981 21 Visalia CALL A MIN C 68 458 384 65 9 3 .980 6.60 10
1982 22 Orlando SOUL AA MIN C 106 641 565 61 15 6 .977 5.91 10
1983 23 Toledo IL AAA MIN C 57 299 264 29 6 2 .980 5.14 4
5 Seasons 364 2286 1985 247 54 20 .976 6.13 45
C (5 seasons) C 362 2270 1973 244 53 20 .977 6.12 45
1B (1 season) 1B 1 14 12 1 1 0 .929 13.00
3B (1 season) 3B 1 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.00

Sabr ID: 1ec53616

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