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Don Bryant

Donald Ray Bryant

Position: Catcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 5", Weight: 200 lb.

Born: July 13, 1941 in Jasper, FL
Signed
by the Detroit Tigers as an amateur free agent in 1959. (All Transactions)
Debut: July 17, 1966 (Age 25.004)
Teams (by GP): Astros/Cubs 1966-1970

Final Game: July 29, 1970 (Age 29.016)
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Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
1966 24 CHC NL 13 28 26 2 8 2 0 0 4 1 0 1 4 .308 .357 .385 .742 106 10 1 1 0 0 0 2
1969 27 HOU NL 31 65 59 2 11 1 0 1 6 0 0 4 13 .186 .250 .254 .504 43 15 1 1 1 0 1 2
1970 28 HOU NL 15 26 24 2 5 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 8 .208 .231 .208 .439 21 5 0 0 0 1 0 2
3 Yrs 59 119 109 6 24 3 0 1 13 1 0 6 25 .220 .271 .275 .546 53 30 2 2 1 1 1
162 Game Avg. 162 327 299 16 66 8 0 3 36 3 0 16 69 .220 .271 .275 .546 53 82 5 5 3 3 3
HOU (2 yrs) 46 91 83 4 16 1 0 1 9 0 0 5 21 .193 .244 .241 .485 37 20 1 1 1 1 1
CHC (1 yr) 13 28 26 2 8 2 0 0 4 1 0 1 4 .308 .357 .385 .742 106 10 1 1 0 0 0

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
1966 24 CHC NL 13 28 0 0 -0 -1 0 -0 -0.0 1 1 0.1 .497 .500 0.2 -0.1 2 2
1969 27 HOU NL 31 65 -5 -0 0 -3 1 -7 -0.8 2 -5 -0.5 .475 .495 -0.2 -0.2 -2 2
1970 28 HOU NL 15 26 -3 -0 0 -3 0 -6 -0.6 1 -5 -0.5 .462 .496 -0.2 -0.3 -2 $13,500 2
3 Seasons 59 119 -8 -0 0 -7 2 -13 -1.3 4 -9 -0.9 .477 .497 -0.2 -0.5 -2 $13,500
HOU (2 yrs) 46 91 -8 -0 0 -6 1 -12 -1.3 3 -9 -1.0 .471 .496 -0.4 -0.4 -3 $13,500
CHC (1 yr) 13 28 0 0 -0 -1 0 -0 -0.0 1 1 0.1 .497 .500 0.2 -0.1 2

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Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rtot/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
1966 CHC NL 24 C 10 6 3 57.0 46 42 3 1 2 .978 -1 -21 7.11 4.50 .987 6.84 6.83 0 2 5 1 17% 40% 0
1969 HOU NL 27 C 28 18 10 157.0 149 141 7 1 2 .993 -3 -23 8.48 5.29 .989 7.06 7.01 3 6 12 1 8% 40% 0
1970 HOU NL 28 C 13 4 2 54.0 46 42 2 2 0 .957 -3 -67 7.33 3.38 .987 6.85 6.82 3 3 12 2 14% 33% 0
3 Seasons C 51 28 15 268.0 241 225 12 4 4 .983 -7 -31 7.96 4.65 .988 6.97 6.93 6 11 29 4 12% 37% 0
3 Seasons TOT 51 28 15 268.0 241 225 12 4 4 .983 -7 -31 7.96 4.65 .988 6.97 6.93 6 11 29 4 12% 37% 0
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Transactions

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Salaries

Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses
Year Age Team Salary ServTm(OpnDay) Sources Notes/Other Sources
1970 28 Houston Astros $13,500 ? Noll/Fort/Hylan database
Career to date (may be incomplete)$13,500
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

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