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Billy Ripken

William Oliver Ripken

Positions: Shortstop, Second Baseman and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: December 16, 1964 in Havre de Grace, Maryland, US
High School: Aberdeen HS (Aberdeen, MD)

Drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 11th round of the 1982 MLB June Amateur Draft from Aberdeen HS (Aberdeen, MD).

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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
1982 17 -3.3 Bluefield APPY Rk BAL 27 53 45 8 11 1 0 0 4 0 0 8 6 .244 .358 .267 .625 12 0 0 0 0
1983 18 -2.4 Bluefield APPY Rk BAL 48 167 152 24 33 6 0 0 13 7 2 12 13 .217 .275 .257 .532 39 1 0 2 0
1984 19 -3.2 Hagerstown CARL A BAL 115 451 409 48 94 15 3 2 40 3 5 36 64 .230 .298 .296 .594 121 4 2 0 1
1985 20 -2.5 3 Teams 3 Lgs A-AA BAL 99 358 320 34 70 12 1 0 21 7 6 29 30 .219 .287 .263 .549 84 2 6 1 1
1985 20 -2.2 Daytona Beach FLOR A 67 250 222 23 51 11 0 0 18 7 4 22 24 .230 .298 .279 .577 62 0 5 1 1
1985 20 -2.2 Hagerstown CARL A BAL 14 50 47 9 12 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 2 .255 .300 .298 .598 14 2 0 0 0
1985 20 -4.0 Charlotte SOUL AA BAL 18 58 51 2 7 1 0 0 3 0 0 6 4 .137 .228 .157 .385 8 0 1 0 0
1986 21 -3.0 Charlotte SOUL AA BAL 141 564 530 58 142 20 3 5 62 9 4 24 47 .268 .300 .345 .645 183 1 7 2 2
1987 22 -3.5 Rochester IL AAA BAL 74 266 238 32 68 15 0 0 11 7 2 21 23 .286 .344 .349 .692 83 0 7 0 0
1991 26 3.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A+ BAL 2 9 9 3 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 .444 .444 .444 .889 4 0 0 0 0 0
1991 26 3.9 Frederick CARL A+ BAL 1 4 4 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 0 0 0 0
1991 26 2.4 Hagerstown EL AA BAL 1 5 5 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .600 .600 .600 1.200 3 0 0 0 0 0
1995 30 2.9 Buffalo AA AAA CLE 130 492 448 51 131 34 1 4 56 6 4 28 38 .292 .331 .400 .731 179 14 2 6 8 0
1998 33 6.6 Toledo IL AAA DET 5 21 19 3 6 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 .316 .381 .368 .749 7 2 0 0 0 0
9 Seasons 641 2381 2170 261 559 104 8 11 209 40 23 160 222 .258 .310 .328 .638 712 16 10 28 13 4
Rk (2 seasons) Rk 75 220 197 32 44 7 0 0 17 7 2 20 19 .223 .295 .259 .554 51 1 0 2 0
A (2 seasons) A 196 751 678 80 157 26 4 2 58 10 11 59 90 .232 .298 .291 .589 197 6 7 1 2
A+ (1 season) A+ 1 4 4 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 0 0 0 0
AA (3 seasons) AA 160 627 586 61 152 21 3 5 65 10 4 30 51 .259 .296 .331 .627 194 0 1 8 2 2
AAA (3 seasons) AAA 209 779 705 86 205 50 1 4 68 13 6 51 61 .291 .337 .382 .718 269 16 2 13 8 0
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1983 18 -1.9 Bluefield APPY Rk BAL 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 3.000 13.5 0.0 13.5 27.0 2.00
1 Season 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 3.000 13.5 0.0 13.5 27.0 2.00
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 lgCS% PO
1982 17 Bluefield APPY Rk BAL SS 12 22 8 11 3 2 .864 1.58
1982 17 Bluefield APPY Rk BAL 3B 6 11 5 6 0 1 1.000 1.83
1982 17 Bluefield APPY Rk BAL 2B 1 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
1983 18 Bluefield APPY Rk BAL SS 42 232 76 135 21 20 .909 5.02
1983 18 Bluefield APPY Rk BAL 3B 6 18 6 10 2 2 .889 2.67
1983 18 Bluefield APPY Rk BAL P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
1984 19 Hagerstown CARL A BAL SS 104 520 166 327 27 61 .948 4.74
1984 19 Hagerstown CARL A BAL 2B 13 53 21 31 1 4 .981 4.00
1985 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs A BAL 2B 9 41 12 29 0 6 1.000 4.56
1985 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs A BAL 3B 20 69 23 43 3 9 .957 3.30
1985 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA BAL SS 68 313 87 215 11 34 .965 4.44
1985 20 Hagerstown CARL A BAL 3B 11 48 11 35 2 7 .958 4.18
1985 20 Hagerstown CARL A BAL 2B 1 5 3 2 0 0 1.000 5.00
1985 20 Daytona Beach FLOR A SS 50 239 69 163 7 24 .971 4.64
1985 20 Daytona Beach FLOR A 3B 9 21 12 8 1 2 .952 2.22
1985 20 Daytona Beach FLOR A 2B 8 36 9 27 0 6 1.000 4.50
1985 20 Charlotte SOUL AA BAL SS 18 74 18 52 4 10 .946 3.89
1986 21 Charlotte SOUL AA BAL 2B 141 723 305 395 23 79 .968 4.96
1987 22 Rochester IL AAA BAL SS 2 2 1 1 0 1 1.000 1.00
1987 22 Rochester IL AAA BAL 2B 72 361 153 199 9 51 .975 4.89
1991 26 Hagerstown EL AA BAL 2B 1 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 3.00
1995 30 Buffalo AA AAA CLE SS 126 551 150 389 12 80 .978 4.28
1995 30 Buffalo AA AAA CLE 2B 4 25 13 12 0 2 1.000 6.25
1998 33 Toledo IL AAA DET 3B 4 15 3 12 0 1 1.000 3.75
9 Seasons 632 2961 1033 1816 112 353 .962 4.51
2B (7 seasons) 2B 241 1208 508 667 33 142 .973 4.88
SS (6 seasons) SS 354 1640 488 1078 74 198 .955 4.42
3B (4 seasons) 3B 36 113 37 71 5 13 .956 3.00
P (1 season) P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1982 17 Bluefield Orioles Appalachian League Rk BAL
1983 18 Bluefield Orioles Appalachian League Rk BAL
1984 19 Hagerstown Suns Carolina League A BAL
1985 20 Daytona Beach Admirals Florida State League A
1985 20 Hagerstown Suns Carolina League A BAL
1985 20 Charlotte O's Southern League AA BAL
1986 21 Charlotte O's Southern League AA BAL
1987 22 Rochester Red Wings International League AAA BAL
1987 22 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB BAL 1 1987-07-11 1987-09-15
1988 23 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB BAL 1 1988-04-04 1988-09-28
1989 24 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB BAL 1 1989-04-14 1989-09-29
1990 25 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB BAL 1 1990-04-09 1990-10-03
1991 26 Hagerstown Suns Eastern League AA BAL
1991 26 Frederick Keys Carolina League A+ BAL
1991 26 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB BAL 1 1991-04-08 1991-10-06
1992 27 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB BAL 1 1992-04-06 1992-10-04
1993 28 Texas Rangers American League MLB TEX 1 1993-04-05 1993-10-02
1994 29 Texas Rangers American League MLB TEX 1 1994-04-08 1994-07-15
1995 30 Buffalo Bisons American Association AAA CLE
1995 30 Cleveland Indians American League MLB CLE 1 1995-09-16 1995-10-01
1996 31 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB BAL 1 1996-04-11 1996-09-29
1997 32 Texas Rangers American League MLB TEX 1 1997-04-04 1997-09-27
1998 33 Toledo Mud Hens International League AAA DET
1998 33 Detroit Tigers American League MLB DET 1 1998-03-31 1998-07-13

Sabr ID: 8ff7461d

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