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Steve Swisher

Steven Eugene Swisher

Position: Catcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 205 lb.

Born: August 9, 1951 in Parkersburg, West Virginia, US
High School: South HS (Parkerburg, WV)
School: Ohio University (Athens, OH)

Drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the 1st round (21st) of the 1973 MLB June Amateur Draft from Ohio University (Athens, OH).

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
1973 21 -2.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA CHW 60 209 182 20 40 5 0 7 19 0 1 22 47 .220 .308 .363 .670 66 2 1 2
1973 21 -2.1 Knoxville SOUL AA CHW 54 185 161 19 34 5 0 6 18 0 1 19 43 .211 .299 .354 .653 57 2 1 2
1973 21 -3.9 Iowa AA AAA CHW 6 24 21 1 6 0 0 1 1 0 0 3 4 .286 .375 .429 .804 9 0 0 0
1974 22 -3.1 Wichita AA AAA CHC 52 174 153 15 30 4 1 3 13 0 0 16 51 .196 .277 .294 .572 45 2 1 2
1975 23 -1.7 Wichita AA AAA CHC 7 32 21 8 6 0 0 4 9 1 0 8 8 .286 .516 .857 1.373 18 2 1 0
1983 31 6.1 Richmond IL AAA ATL 41 115 101 13 22 1 2 4 20 0 0 9 23 .218 .283 .386 .669 39 1 2 2 0
4 Seasons 160 530 457 56 98 10 3 18 61 1 1 55 129 .214 .305 .368 .672 168 7 5 6 0
AA (1 season) AA 54 185 161 19 34 5 0 6 18 0 1 19 43 .211 .299 .354 .653 57 2 1 2
AAA (4 seasons) AAA 106 345 296 37 64 5 3 12 43 1 0 36 86 .216 .308 .375 .683 111 5 4 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 PB lgCS% PO
1973 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA CHW C 55 298 265 29 4 1 .987 5.35 3
1973 21 Knoxville SOUL AA CHW C 50 264 235 25 4 1 .985 5.20 2
1973 21 Iowa AA AAA CHW C 5 34 30 4 0 0 1.000 6.80 1
1974 22 Wichita AA AAA CHC C 51 328 284 33 11 4 .966 6.22 2
1975 23 Wichita AA AAA CHC C 6 32 27 4 1 0 .969 5.17 0
1983 31 Richmond IL AAA ATL C 36 197 191 4 2 1 .990 5.42 1
4 Seasons 148 855 767 70 18 6 .979 5.66 6

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1985 33 Waterloo MIDW A CLE 1 of 1 140 67 73 .479
1986 34 Waterloo MIDW A CLE 1 of 1 140 78 62 .557
1987 35 Buffalo AA AAA CLE 1 of 2 140 66 74 .471
1987 35 Williamsport EL AA CLE 1 of 2 139 60 79 .432
1988 36 Colorado Springs PCL AAA CLE 1 of 1 139 62 77 .446
1989 37 Jackson TL AA NYM 1 of 1 135 61 74 .452
1991 39 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 1 of 1 142 77 65 .542
1992 40 Binghamton EL AA NYM 1 of 1 139 79 59 .572
1993 41 Binghamton EL AA NYM 1 of 1 140 68 72 .486
1997 45 New Orleans AA AAA HOU 1 of 1 144 74 70 .514
2005 53 Reading EL AA PHI 1 of 1 142 69 73 .486
10 Seasons 1540 761 778 .494
AA (5 seasons) 695 337 357 .486
AAA (4 seasons) 565 279 286 .494
A (2 seasons) 280 145 135 .518

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.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1973 21 Knoxville Sox Southern League AA CHW
1973 21 Iowa Oaks American Association AAA CHW
1974 22 Wichita Aeros American Association AAA CHC
1974 22 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 1974-06-14 1974-10-02
1975 23 Wichita Aeros American Association AAA CHC
1975 23 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 1975-04-10 1975-09-21
1976 24 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 1976-04-09 1976-10-01
1977 25 Chicago Cubs National League MLB CHC 1 1977-04-07 1977-10-02
1978 26 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1 1978-04-23 1978-10-01
1979 27 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1 1979-04-15 1979-09-28
1980 28 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB STL 1 1980-04-20 1980-10-05
1981 29 San Diego Padres National League MLB SDP 1 1981-04-18 1981-10-03
1982 30 San Diego Padres National League MLB SDP 1 1982-05-20 1982-09-26
1983 31 Richmond Braves International League AAA ATL

Sabr ID: ec25c3ae

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