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Rocket Wheeler

Ralph Norman Wheeler

Positions: Outfielder, Shortstop and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 165 lb.

Born: January 11, 1955 in Houston, Texas, US
School: University of Houston (Houston, TX)

Drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 13th round of the 1977 MLB June Amateur Draft from University of Houston (Houston, TX).

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1985 30 Medicine Hat PION Rk TOR 1 of 1 70 26 44 .371
1985 30 Blue Jays GULF Rk TOR 1 of 1 62 23 39 .371
1988 33 Medicine Hat PION Rk TOR 1 of 1 70 12 58 .171
1989 34 Medicine Hat PION Rk TOR 1 of 1 69 23 46 .333
1995 40 Blue Jays GULF Rk TOR 1 of 1 59 19 40 .322
1996 41 St. Catharines NYPL A- TOR 1 of 1 76 44 32 .579
1997 42 St. Catharines NYPL A- TOR 1 of 1 75 35 40 .467
1998 43 Dunedin FLOR A+ TOR 1 of 1 140 82 58 .586
1999 44 Dunedin FLOR A+ TOR 1 of 1 137 86 51 .628
2000 45 Tennessee SOUL AA TOR 1 of 1 140 71 69 .507
2001 46 Tennessee SOUL AA TOR 1 of 1 140 80 60 .571
2002 47 Tennessee SOUL AA TOR 1 of 1 140 69 71 .493
2003 48 Rome SALL A ATL 1 of 1 139 78 61 .561
2004 49 Rome SALL A ATL 1 of 1 140 70 70 .500
2005 50 Rome SALL A ATL 1 of 1 137 72 65 .526
2006 51 Myrtle Beach CARL A+ ATL 1 of 1 140 72 68 .514
2007 52 Myrtle Beach CARL A+ ATL 1 of 1 139 59 80 .424
2008 53 Myrtle Beach CARL A+ ATL 1 of 1 140 89 51 .636
2009 54 Myrtle Beach CARL A+ ATL 1 of 1 137 53 84 .387
2010 55 Myrtle Beach CARL A+ ATL 1 of 1 140 58 82 .414
2011 56 Mississippi SOUL AA ATL 1 of 1 139 60 79 .432
2012 57 Braves GULF Rk ATL 1 of 1 58 21 37 .362
2013 58 Braves GULF Rk ATL 1 of 1 60 26 34 .433
2014 59 Braves GULF Rk ATL 1 of 1 59 29 30 .492
23 Seasons 2606 1257 1349 .482
Rk (7 seasons) 507 179 328 .353
A+ (7 seasons) 973 499 474 .513
AA (4 seasons) 559 280 279 .501
A (3 seasons) 416 220 196 .529
A- (2 seasons) 151 79 72 .523

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.

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
1977 22 2.0 Utica NYPL A- TOR 67 279 238 42 55 9 3 1 23 5 6 37 25 .231 .339 .307 .646 73 2 2 0
1978 23 1.5 Dunedin FLOR A TOR 126 522 465 66 126 9 2 3 25 3 7 41 49 .271 .340 .318 .658 148 8 7 1
1979 24 2.7 Kinston CARL A TOR 132 556 493 69 145 24 5 5 69 6 0 48 43 .294 .362 .394 .755 194 6 6 3
1980 25 2.0 Knoxville SOUL AA TOR 119 468 419 50 111 16 3 3 31 3 3 36 60 .265 .329 .339 .668 142 4 9 0
1981 26 5.1 Florence SALL A TOR 133 600 523 89 145 20 9 7 67 11 7 58 57 .277 .356 .390 .746 204 8 7 4 5
1982 27 5.7 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA TOR 71 295 247 52 76 14 0 9 52 8 2 34 31 .308 .390 .474 .863 117 3 5 6 3
1982 27 6.0 Florence SALL A TOR 59 261 218 43 68 12 0 8 48 6 2 31 27 .312 .397 .477 .874 104 3 4 5 3
1982 27 3.5 Knoxville SOUL AA TOR 12 34 29 9 8 2 0 1 4 2 0 3 4 .276 .333 .448 .782 13 0 1 1 0
6 Seasons 648 2720 2385 368 658 92 22 28 267 36 25 254 265 .276 .351 .368 .719 878 31 36 14 8
A- (1 season) A- 67 279 238 42 55 9 3 1 23 5 6 37 25 .231 .339 .307 .646 73 2 2 0
A (4 seasons) A 450 1939 1699 267 484 65 16 23 209 26 16 178 176 .285 .359 .383 .741 650 25 24 13 8
AA (2 seasons) AA 131 502 448 59 119 18 3 4 35 5 3 39 64 .266 .329 .346 .675 155 4 10 1 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
1978 23 1.8 Dunedin FLOR A TOR 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.000 18.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1979 24 2.5 Kinston CARL A TOR 0 0 13.50 1 0 0 0 0 2.0 6 3 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3.000 27.0 0.0 0.0 9.0
2 Seasons 0 0 9.00 2 0 0 0 0 3.0 8 3 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2.667 24.0 0.0 0.0 6.0
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
1977 22 Utica NYPL A- TOR OF 58 99 83 12 4 3 .960 1.64
1977 22 Utica NYPL A- TOR 3B 10 13 4 8 1 0 .923 1.20
1977 22 Utica NYPL A- TOR 1B 1 10 10 0 0 2 1.000 10.00
1978 23 Dunedin FLOR A TOR OF 61 98 85 8 5 0 .949 1.52
1978 23 Dunedin FLOR A TOR SS 36 193 69 112 12 22 .938 5.03
1978 23 Dunedin FLOR A TOR 2B 32 200 78 116 6 17 .970 6.06
1978 23 Dunedin FLOR A TOR P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
1979 24 Kinston CARL A TOR OF 4 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 0.75
1979 24 Kinston CARL A TOR SS 2 3 1 1 1 1 .667 1.00
1979 24 Kinston CARL A TOR 3B 78 220 56 148 16 9 .927 2.62
1979 24 Kinston CARL A TOR 1B 52 449 409 35 5 34 .989 8.54
1979 24 Kinston CARL A TOR P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
1980 25 Knoxville SOUL AA TOR OF 66 119 103 10 6 2 .950 1.71
1980 25 Knoxville SOUL AA TOR SS 13 67 20 40 7 6 .896 4.62
1980 25 Knoxville SOUL AA TOR 3B 21 69 25 37 7 4 .899 2.95
1980 25 Knoxville SOUL AA TOR 2B 9 46 20 21 5 2 .891 4.56
1980 25 Knoxville SOUL AA TOR 1B 13 118 108 9 1 10 .992 9.00
1981 26 Florence SALL A TOR OF 12 31 28 2 1 1 .968 2.50
1981 26 Florence SALL A TOR SS 100 492 167 297 28 52 .943 4.64
1981 26 Florence SALL A TOR 3B 3 11 4 6 1 0 .909 3.33
1981 26 Florence SALL A TOR 2B 12 50 12 37 1 4 .980 4.08
1982 27 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA TOR 2B 25 90 37 50 3 7 .967 3.48
1982 27 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A TOR 3B 9 33 12 18 3 3 .909 3.33
1982 27 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA TOR SS 21 90 33 52 5 5 .944 4.05
1982 27 Florence SALL A TOR OF 13 16 14 1 1 0 .938 1.15
1982 27 Florence SALL A TOR SS 18 81 30 46 5 5 .938 4.22
1982 27 Florence SALL A TOR 3B 3 10 6 4 0 0 1.000 3.33
1982 27 Florence SALL A TOR 2B 24 87 36 48 3 7 .966 3.50
1982 27 Florence SALL A TOR 1B 3 25 22 1 2 3 .920 7.67
1982 27 Knoxville SOUL AA TOR SS 3 9 3 6 0 0 1.000 3.00
1982 27 Knoxville SOUL AA TOR 3B 6 23 6 14 3 3 .870 3.33
1982 27 Knoxville SOUL AA TOR 2B 1 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 3.00
6 Seasons 656 2545 1403 1021 121 187 .952 3.70
OF (6 seasons) OF 214 366 316 33 17 6 .954 1.63
SS (5 seasons) SS 172 845 290 502 53 86 .937 4.60
3B (5 seasons) 3B 121 346 101 217 28 16 .919 2.63
2B (4 seasons) 2B 78 386 147 224 15 30 .961 4.76
1B (4 seasons) 1B 69 602 549 45 8 49 .987 8.61
P (2 seasons) P 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00

Sabr ID: 1954d224

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