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Don Wakamatsu    \wahk-ah-MAHT-soo\

Wilbur Donald Wakamatsu

Positions: Catcher and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 200 lb.

Born: February 22, 1963 in Hood River, Oregon, US
School: Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ)

Drafted by the New York Yankees in the 51st round of the 1984 MLB June Amateur Draft from Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ) and the Cincinnati Reds in the 11th round of the 1985 MLB June Amateur Draft from Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ).

Major League Stats

Minors Batting

YearAgeAgeDifTmLgLevAffGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
1985220.9BillingsPIONRkCIN58228196204970024102536.250.332.286.618560522
1986230.7TampaFLORACIN11242736141100182166615366.277.370.346.7161255082
1987242.1Cedar RapidsMIDWACIN1034033653379131741333071.216.279.315.5941153231
1988251.3ChattanoogaSOULAACIN79275235225691126013741.238.339.298.637700120
1989262.7BirminghamSOULAACHW923362874573150245763254.254.338.328.666947550
1990271.0VancouverPCLAAACHW622091872049100013221335.262.332.316.647597111
1991282.2VancouverPCLAAACHW55191172203480419001239.198.251.314.5655431420
1992292.4AlbuquerquePCLAAALAD601871672254100215011523.323.392.419.8127054100
1993304.0AlbuquerquePCLAAALAD542041813061111731011531.337.392.525.9179534042
1994314.2Oklahoma CityAAAAATEX1220000000001.000.000.000.000000000
1995327.42 Teams2 LgsAA-AAACLE,SEA602061751943110429001929.246.340.377.71766117322
1995327.9Canton-AkronELAACLE511711431638100423001721.266.363.420.7836076322
1995325.4TacomaPCLAAASEA935323510060028.156.229.188.416641000
1996339.03 Teams3 LgsAA-AAASEA,MIL2681731022402910411.301.370.438.8093224000
1996339.1Port CitySOULAASEA2478701022402910411.314.385.457.8423224000
1996336.7TacomaPCLAAASEA1330000000000.000.000.000.000000000
1996336.5New OrleansAAAAAMIL1000000000000000000
12 Seasons762274924012826201165303182015255437.258.336.348.6848362442222910
Rk (1 season)Rk58228196204970024102536.250.332.286.618560522
A (2 seasons)A2158307267417931381079483137.247.326.331.65724082113
AA (4 seasons)AA2468607359318938191038790127.257.348.348.696256917992
AAA (7 seasons)AAA2438317449520340113842457137.273.336.382.7172841517673
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

YearAgeTmLgLevAffGCGChPOAEDPFld%RF/GPBSBCSCS%lgCS%PO
198522BillingsPIONRkCINC564163674453.9887.3410
198623TampaFLORACIN1B54426394211130.9747.69
198623TampaFLORACINC482692293734.9895.544
198724Cedar RapidsMIDWACIN1B215123011.0007.50
198724Cedar RapidsMIDWACINC9775567866115.9857.673
198825ChattanoogaSOULAACIN3B2505001.0002.50
198825ChattanoogaSOULAACIN1B94439322.9554.67
198825ChattanoogaSOULAACINC664363795162.9866.523
198926BirminghamSOULAACHW3B120020.0000.00
198926BirminghamSOULAACHW1B74844314.9796.71
198926BirminghamSOULAACHWC835184595452.9906.187
199027VancouverPCLAAACHWC593202853324.9945.3911
199128VancouverPCLAAACHW1B1110001.0001.00
199128VancouverPCLAAACHWC513002663133.9905.828
199229AlbuquerquePCLAAALADC553092644144.9875.554
199330AlbuquerquePCLAAALADC533683293540.9896.874
199431Oklahoma CityAAAAATEXC1880001.0008.000100%
1995322 Teams2 LgsAA-AAACLE,SEAC563052722853.9845.365341733%
199532Canton-AkronELAACLEC472432192222.9925.135231336%
199532TacomaPCLAAASEAC96253631.9526.56011427%
1996333 Teams3 LgsAA-AAAMIL,SEAC137570410.9875.69110429%
199633Port CitySOULAASEA1B737352001.0005.29
199633Port CitySOULAASEAC116662310.9855.9119325%
199633New OrleansAAAAAMILC1000000.00000
199633TacomaPCLAAASEAC1981001.0009.0001150%
12 Seasons721465741314616567.9866.3760452132%
C (12 seasons)C638407936064244930.9886.3260452132%
1B (6 seasons)1B80571525321437.9756.96
3B (2 seasons)3B370520.7141.67
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

YearAgeTmLgLevAffGWLW-L%
199734DiamondbacksARIZRk1 of 2562729.482
199835High DesertCALLA+ARI1 of 11408258.586
199936El PasoTLAAARI1 of 11406476.457
200037ErieELAAANA1 of 11414794.333
200340TexasALMLBTEX1 of 21627191.438
200946SeattleALMLBSEA1 of 11628577.525
201047SeattleALMLBSEA1 of 216261101.377
201148TorontoALMLBTOR1 of 21628181.500
8 Seasons1125518607.460
MLB (4 seasons)648298350.460
AA (2 seasons)281111170.395
Rk (1 season)562729.482
A+ (1 season)1408258.586

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: 183be2f2

About the Minor League Data

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Minor league Total Zone (Rctch&Rtz, 2005-2009) data provided by Baseballprojection.com and Minorleaguesplits.com.