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Rick Sofield

Richard Michael Sofield

Positions: Outfielder, Shortstop and Third Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 195 lb.

Born: December 16, 1956 in Cheyenne, Wyoming, US
High School: Morristown HS (Morristown, NJ)

Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 1st round (13th) of the 1975 MLB June Amateur Draft from Morristown HS (Morristown, NJ).

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
1975 18 -1.4 Elizabethton APPY Rk MIN 61 247 208 37 43 9 3 2 29 4 2 38 62 .207 .328 .308 .636 64 0 0 1
1976 19 -1.9 Wisconsin Rapids MIDW A MIN 104 404 340 43 81 11 4 4 55 6 4 55 84 .238 .342 .329 .671 112 1 3 5
1977 20 -1.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AAA MIN 112 492 415 109 135 22 8 27 108 10 5 68 95 .325 .419 .612 1.031 254 3 0 6
1977 20 -1.4 Visalia CALL A MIN 108 478 403 106 132 22 8 27 107 10 4 67 93 .328 .421 .623 1.043 251 2 0 6
1977 20 -5.3 Tacoma PCL AAA MIN 4 14 12 3 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 2 .250 .357 .250 .607 3 1 0 0
1978 21 -2.4 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA MIN 87 297 246 39 62 11 3 5 27 7 1 45 55 .252 .366 .382 .749 94 0 5 1
1978 21 -2.0 Orlando SOUL AA MIN 65 223 185 31 52 9 3 5 23 3 1 33 34 .281 .390 .443 .833 82 0 5 0
1978 21 -3.6 Toledo IL AAA MIN 22 74 61 8 10 2 0 0 4 4 0 12 21 .164 .297 .197 .494 12 0 0 1
1979 22 -2.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA MIN 84 340 278 37 69 13 2 4 27 7 4 57 56 .248 .376 .353 .729 98 0 5 0
1979 22 -0.8 Orlando SOUL AA MIN 30 123 101 9 27 4 2 1 13 6 2 22 16 .267 .398 .376 .775 38 0 0 0
1979 22 -2.9 Toledo IL AAA MIN 54 217 177 28 42 9 0 3 14 1 2 35 40 .237 .363 .339 .702 60 0 5 0
1981 24 -1.0 Toledo IL AAA MIN 22 85 72 8 15 2 0 1 4 2 1 12 12 .208 .329 .278 .607 20 1 0 0 0
1982 25 -0.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA MIN,TEX 100 378 333 49 80 17 6 5 36 3 4 35 58 .240 .314 .372 .686 124 2 5 3 1
1982 25 -0.1 Toledo IL AAA MIN 85 338 297 43 70 14 5 5 33 3 4 33 52 .236 .314 .367 .681 109 2 4 2 0
1982 25 0.0 Denver AA AAA TEX 15 40 36 6 10 3 1 0 3 0 0 2 6 .278 .308 .417 .724 15 0 1 1 1
7 Seasons 570 2243 1892 322 485 85 26 48 286 39 21 310 422 .256 .360 .405 .765 766 7 18 16 1
Rk (1 season) Rk 61 247 208 37 43 9 3 2 29 4 2 38 62 .207 .328 .308 .636 64 0 0 1
A (2 seasons) A 212 882 743 149 213 33 12 31 162 16 8 122 177 .287 .385 .489 .873 363 3 3 11
AA (2 seasons) AA 95 346 286 40 79 13 5 6 36 9 3 55 50 .276 .393 .420 .813 120 0 5 0
AAA (5 seasons) AAA 202 768 655 96 150 30 6 9 59 10 8 95 133 .229 .328 .334 .663 219 4 10 4 1
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
1975 18 Elizabethton APPY Rk MIN SS 59 285 103 154 28 22 .902 4.36
1976 19 Wisconsin Rapids MIDW A MIN OF 67 142 122 12 8 3 .944 2.00
1976 19 Wisconsin Rapids MIDW A MIN 3B 37 126 39 74 13 8 .897 3.05
1977 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AAA MIN OF 106 227 202 15 10 4 .956 2.05
1977 20 Visalia CALL A MIN OF 104 223 198 15 10 4 .955 2.05
1977 20 Tacoma PCL AAA MIN OF 2 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
1977 20 Tacoma PCL AAA MIN 3B 2 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 1.50
1978 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA MIN OF 77 139 128 7 4 1 .971 1.75
1978 21 Orlando SOUL AA MIN OF 58 104 97 3 4 0 .962 1.72
1978 21 Toledo IL AAA MIN OF 19 35 31 4 0 1 1.000 1.84
1979 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA MIN OF 81 176 162 6 8 1 .955 2.07
1979 22 Orlando SOUL AA MIN OF 30 77 73 2 2 0 .974 2.50
1979 22 Toledo IL AAA MIN OF 51 99 89 4 6 1 .939 1.82
1981 24 Toledo IL AAA MIN OF 21 49 44 4 1 1 .980 2.29
1982 25 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA MIN,TEX OF 93 152 138 7 7 2 .954 1.56
1982 25 Toledo IL AAA MIN OF 80 136 122 7 7 2 .949 1.61
1982 25 Toledo IL AAA MIN 3B 1 2 1 1 0 1 1.000 2.00
1982 25 Denver AA AAA TEX OF 13 16 16 0 0 0 1.000 1.23
7 Seasons 544 1301 941 281 79 43 .939 2.25
OF (6 seasons) OF 445 885 796 51 38 12 .957 1.90
3B (3 seasons) 3B 40 131 42 76 13 9 .901 2.95
SS (1 season) SS 59 285 103 154 28 22 .902 4.36

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1995 38 West Palm Beach FLOR A+ MON 1 of 2 136 54 81 .400
1996 39 West Palm Beach FLOR A+ MON 1 of 1 135 68 67 .504
1997 40 Harrisburg EL AA MON 1 of 1 142 86 56 .606
2001 44 Las Vegas PCL AAA LAD 1 of 1 144 68 76 .472
2003 46 Colorado Springs PCL AAA COL 1 of 1 143 73 70 .510
2012 55 West Virginia SALL A PIT 1 of 1 140 61 79 .436
6 Seasons 840 410 429 .489
AAA (2 seasons) 287 141 146 .491
A+ (2 seasons) 271 122 148 .452
A (1 season) 140 61 79 .436
AA (1 season) 142 86 56 .606

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Sabr ID: 13bf7aaa

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