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Vance Law

Vance Aaron Law (Long arm of the Law)

Positions: Shortstop, Second Baseman and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: October 1, 1956 in Boise, Idaho, US
High School: Provo HS (Provo, UT)
School: Brigham Young University (Provo, UT)

Drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 39th round of the 1978 MLB June Amateur Draft from Brigham Young University (Provo, UT).

Major League Stats / Japanese League Stats


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
1978 21 -1.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-Rk PIT 61 265 216 48 69 13 7 2 30 3 5 42 41 .319 .431 .472 .904 102 2 3 2
1978 21 1.2 Pirates GULF Rk PIT 1 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .333 .500 .333 .833 1 0 0 0
1978 21 -1.2 Salem CARL A PIT 60 261 213 48 68 13 7 2 30 3 5 41 41 .319 .430 .474 .904 101 2 3 2
1979 22 -3.3 Portland PCL AAA PIT 131 513 448 62 139 16 8 2 52 8 4 47 69 .310 .377 .395 .772 177 2 14 2
1980 23 -2.3 Portland PCL AAA PIT 96 395 339 59 100 23 5 5 54 9 5 43 33 .295 .380 .437 .816 148 4 8 1
1981 24 -1.0 Portland PCL AAA PIT 88 364 310 55 86 14 9 5 43 8 4 47 41 .277 .373 .429 .802 133 1 5 1 0
1991 34 8.2 Tacoma PCL AAA OAK 18 77 65 7 13 1 0 0 6 0 0 12 12 .200 .325 .215 .540 14 0 0 0 0
5 Seasons 394 1614 1378 231 407 67 29 14 185 28 18 191 196 .295 .383 .417 .800 574 9 30 6 0
Rk (1 season) Rk 1 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .333 .500 .333 .833 1 0 0 0
A (1 season) A 60 261 213 48 68 13 7 2 30 3 5 41 41 .319 .430 .474 .904 101 2 3 2
AAA (4 seasons) AAA 333 1349 1162 183 338 54 22 12 155 25 13 149 155 .291 .374 .406 .780 472 7 27 4 0
A 7890 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 lgCS% PO
1978 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-Rk PIT SS 61 305 98 185 22 37 .928 4.64
1978 21 Pirates GULF Rk PIT SS 1 7 2 5 0 2 1.000 7.00
1978 21 Salem CARL A PIT SS 60 298 96 180 22 35 .926 4.60
1979 22 Portland PCL AAA PIT SS 78 318 117 185 16 33 .950 3.87
1979 22 Portland PCL AAA PIT 3B 42 134 42 90 2 10 .985 3.14
1979 22 Portland PCL AAA PIT 2B 12 79 42 33 4 9 .949 6.25
1980 23 Portland PCL AAA PIT SS 96 478 169 295 14 52 .971 4.83
1981 24 Portland PCL AAA PIT SS 12 49 23 24 2 4 .959 3.92
1981 24 Portland PCL AAA PIT 3B 1 5 2 3 0 0 1.000 5.00
1981 24 Portland PCL AAA PIT 2B 78 341 143 191 7 30 .979 4.28
1991 34 Tacoma PCL AAA OAK 3B 18 41 5 34 2 3 .951 2.17
5 Seasons 398 1750 641 1040 69 178 .961 4.22
SS (4 seasons) SS 247 1150 407 689 54 126 .953 4.44
3B (3 seasons) 3B 61 180 49 127 4 13 .978 2.89
2B (2 seasons) 2B 90 420 185 224 11 39 .974 4.54

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1978 21 GCL Pirates Gulf Coast League Rk PIT
1978 21 Salem Pirates Carolina League A PIT
1979 22 Portland Beavers Pacific Coast League AAA PIT
1980 23 Portland Beavers Pacific Coast League AAA PIT
1980 23 Pittsburgh Pirates National League MLB PIT 1 1980-06-01 1980-10-05
1981 24 Portland Beavers Pacific Coast League AAA PIT
1981 24 Pittsburgh Pirates National League MLB PIT 1 1981-04-12 1981-10-04
1982 25 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 1982-04-17 1982-10-03
1983 26 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 1983-04-04 1983-10-02
1984 27 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 1984-04-02 1984-09-30
1985 28 Montreal Expos National League MLB MON 1 1985-04-08 1985-10-06
1986 29 Montreal Expos National League MLB MON 1 1986-04-08 1986-09-05
1987 30 Montreal Expos National League MLB MON 1 1987-04-06 1987-10-04
1988 31 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 1988-04-05 1988-10-02
1989 32 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 1989-04-04 1989-09-30
1990 33 Chunichi Dragons Japan Central League Fgn
1991 34 Tacoma Tigers Pacific Coast League AAA OAK
1991 34 Oakland Athletics American League MLB OAK 1 1991-04-09 1991-10-06

Sabr ID: 605c1363

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