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Mark McGwire

Mark David McGwire (Big Mac)

Positions: Third Baseman and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 5", Weight: 215 lb.

Born: October 1, 1963 in Pomona, California, US
High School: Damien HS (La Verne, CA)
School: University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)

Drafted by the Montreal Expos in the 8th round of the 1981 MLB June Amateur Draft from Damien HS (La Verne, CA) and the Oakland Athletics in the 1st round (10th) of the 1984 MLB June Amateur Draft from University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA).

Major 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
1984 20 -2.5 Modesto CALL A OAK 16 63 55 7 11 3 0 1 1 0 0 8 21 .200 .302 .309 .611 17 0 0 0 0
1985 21 -1.4 Modesto CALL A OAK 138 596 489 95 134 23 3 24 106 1 2 96 108 .274 .393 .481 .873 235 4 0 7 2
1986 22 -2.9 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA OAK 133 579 475 82 148 36 5 23 112 4 1 88 112 .312 .415 .554 .969 263 3 3 10 4
1986 22 -2.0 Huntsville SOUL AA OAK 55 249 195 40 59 15 0 10 53 3 0 46 45 .303 .427 .533 .961 104 1 1 6 0
1986 22 -3.5 Tacoma PCL AAA OAK 78 330 280 42 89 21 5 13 59 1 1 42 67 .318 .405 .568 .973 159 2 2 4 4
3 Seasons 287 1238 1019 184 293 62 8 48 219 5 3 192 241 .288 .398 .505 .904 515 7 3 17 6
A (2 seasons) A 154 659 544 102 145 26 3 25 107 1 2 104 129 .267 .384 .463 .847 252 4 0 7 2
AA (1 season) AA 55 249 195 40 59 15 0 10 53 3 0 46 45 .303 .427 .533 .961 104 1 1 6 0
AAA (1 season) AAA 78 330 280 42 89 21 5 13 59 1 1 42 67 .318 .405 .568 .973 159 2 2 4 4

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1984 20 Modesto CALL A OAK 1B 14 114 107 6 1 9 .991 8.07
1985 21 Modesto CALL A OAK 3B 130 354 82 239 33 23 .907 2.47
1985 21 Modesto CALL A OAK 1B 2 24 23 1 0 1 1.000 12.00
1986 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA OAK 3B 133 378 87 250 41 15 .892 2.53
1986 22 Huntsville SOUL AA OAK 3B 55 174 34 124 16 6 .908 2.87
1986 22 Tacoma PCL AAA OAK 3B 78 204 53 126 25 9 .877 2.29
3 Seasons 279 870 299 496 75 48 .914 2.85
3B (2 seasons) 3B 263 732 169 489 74 38 .899 2.50
1B (2 seasons) 1B 16 138 130 7 1 10 .993 8.56

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1984 20 Modesto A's California League A OAK
1985 21 Modesto A's California League A OAK
1986 22 Huntsville Stars Southern League AA OAK
1986 22 Tacoma Tigers Pacific Coast League AAA OAK
1986 22 Oakland Athletics American League MLB OAK 1 1986-08-22 1986-10-03
1987 23 Oakland Athletics American League MLB OAK 1 1987-04-08 1987-10-03
1988 24 Oakland Athletics American League MLB OAK 1 1988-04-04 1988-10-02
1989 25 Oakland Athletics American League MLB OAK 1 1989-04-03 1989-10-01
1990 26 Oakland Athletics American League MLB OAK 1 1990-04-09 1990-10-03
1991 27 Oakland Athletics American League MLB OAK 1 1991-04-09 1991-10-06
1992 28 Oakland Athletics American League MLB OAK 1 1992-04-06 1992-10-04
1993 29 Oakland Athletics American League MLB OAK 1 1993-04-05 1993-09-09
1994 30 Oakland Athletics American League MLB OAK 1 1994-04-05 1994-07-26
1995 31 Oakland Athletics American League MLB OAK 1 1995-04-26 1995-10-01
1996 32 Oakland Athletics American League MLB OAK 1 1996-04-23 1996-09-28
1997 33 Oakland Athletics American League MLB OAK 1 1997-04-02 1997-07-30
1997 33 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 2 1997-08-01 1997-09-28
1998 34 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1 1998-03-31 1998-09-27
1999 35 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1 1999-04-05 1999-10-03
2000 36 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1 2000-04-06 2000-10-01
2001 37 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1 2001-04-02 2001-10-07

Sabr ID: 1d5cdccc

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