Rusty Greer

Thurman Clyde Greer (The Red Baron)

Position: Leftfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: January 21, 1969 in Fort Rucker, AL
High School: Albertville HS (Albertville, AL)
School: University of Montevallo (Montevallo, AL)
Drafted
by the Texas Rangers in the 10th round of the 1990 amateur draft.
Signed June 5, 1990. (All Transactions)
Debut: May 16, 1994 (Age 25)
Team: Rangers 1994-2002
Agents: Bo McKinnis [*]
Final Game: July 11, 2002 (Age 33)
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Standard Fielding

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 Awards
1994 TEX AL 25 OF 73 71 53 622.2 165 159 2 4 2 .976 -6 -12 2.33 2.21 .982 2.37 2.35 RoY-3
1994 TEX AL 25 RF 53 45 36 388.0 92 87 2 3 2 .967 -5 -16 2.06 1.68 .980 2.20 2.18 RoY-3
1994 TEX AL 25 CF 23 19 12 159.2 52 51 0 1 0 .981 1 5 2.87 2.22 .988 2.76 2.74 RoY-3
1994 TEX AL 25 LF 11 7 5 75.0 21 21 0 0 0 1.000 -2 -24 2.52 1.91 .978 2.16 2.14 RoY-3
1994 TEX AL 25 1B 9 6 5 67.0 61 57 2 2 8 .967 -2 -27 7.93 6.56 .992 9.56 9.49 RoY-3
1995 TEX AL 26 OF 125 104 70 956.1 224 211 9 4 0 .982 1 1 2.07 1.76 .983 2.33 2.31
1995 TEX AL 26 RF 101 59 52 599.2 130 124 3 3 0 .977 -5 -10 1.91 1.26 .979 2.05 2.03
1995 TEX AL 26 LF 51 42 15 327.2 86 78 7 1 0 .988 4 16 2.33 1.67 .982 2.22 2.19
1995 TEX AL 26 CF 4 3 3 29.0 9 9 0 0 0 1.000 2 79 2.79 2.25 .987 2.73 2.70
1995 TEX AL 26 1B 3 3 3 30.0 31 29 0 2 4 .935 1 24 8.70 9.67 .993 9.60 9.50
1996 TEX AL 27 OF 137 136 128 1196.1 315 304 6 5 0 .984 7 7 2.33 2.26 .983 2.38 2.36
1996 TEX AL 27 LF 136 135 127 1187.1 314 303 6 5 0 .984 8 8 2.34 2.27 .979 2.18 2.17
1996 TEX AL 27 1B 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 9.20
1996 TEX AL 27 CF 1 1 1 9.0 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 -1 -120 3.00 3.00 .990 2.80 2.80
1996 TEX AL 27 DH 1 0
1997 TEX AL 28 OF 153 152 129 1327.1 339 318 9 12 0 .965 -9 -8 2.22 2.14 .982 2.32 2.30 MVP-22
1997 TEX AL 28 LF 148 139 124 1219.1 302 283 8 11 0 .964 -9 -9 2.15 1.97 .979 2.07 2.05 MVP-22
1997 TEX AL 28 CF 19 12 5 102.0 40 38 1 1 0 .975 -1 -7 3.44 2.05 .988 2.71 2.68 MVP-22
1997 TEX AL 28 DH 2 2 MVP-22
1997 TEX AL 28 RF 1 1 0 6.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 2.25 2.20 MVP-22
1998 TEX AL 29 LF 154 151 140 1325.1 313 304 6 3 0 .990 2 1 2.11 2.01 .985 2.10 2.08
1998 TEX AL 29 OF 154 151 140 1327.1 313 304 6 3 0 .990 1 1 2.10 2.01 .985 2.31 2.29
1998 TEX AL 29 CF 2 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 -0 -180 0.00 0.00 2.70 2.65
1999 TEX AL 30 LF 145 145 137 1267.1 294 286 3 5 1 .983 -15 -14 2.05 1.99 .985 2.08 2.05
1999 TEX AL 30 OF 145 145 137 1267.1 294 286 3 5 1 .983 -15 -14 2.05 1.99 .984 2.30 2.27
1999 TEX AL 30 DH 1 0
2000 TEX AL 31 LF 97 96 89 836.0 201 195 3 3 0 .985 -6 -9 2.13 2.04 .985 2.16 2.14
2000 TEX AL 31 OF 97 96 89 836.0 200 194 3 3 0 .985 -6 -9 2.12 2.03 .985 2.36 2.33
2000 TEX AL 31 DH 2 2
2001 TEX AL 32 LF 60 59 54 503.0 131 124 2 5 0 .962 -6 -14 2.25 2.10 .981 2.14 2.12
2001 TEX AL 32 OF 60 59 54 503.0 131 124 2 5 0 .962 -6 -14 2.25 2.10 .984 2.30 2.28
2001 TEX AL 32 DH 1 0
2002 TEX AL 33 OF 26 24 18 219.0 38 36 0 2 0 .947 -3 -19 1.48 1.38 .985 2.35 2.32
2002 TEX AL 33 DH 22 22
2002 TEX AL 33 LF 22 18 15 167.1 29 28 0 1 0 .966 -2 -18 1.51 1.27 .983 2.15 2.13
2002 TEX AL 33 RF 6 6 3 51.2 10 9 0 1 0 .900 -1 -21 1.57 1.50 .982 2.13 2.10
2002 TEX AL 33 1B 1 1 1 8.0 8 8 0 0 0 1.000 0 75 9.00 8.00 .992 9.34 9.20
9 Seasons OF 970 938 818 8255.1 2019 1936 40 43 3 .979 -37 -5 2.15 2.04 .984 2.33 2.31
9 Seasons LF 824 792 706 6908.1 1691 1622 35 34 1 .980 -26 -5 2.16 2.01 .982 2.12 2.10
4 Seasons RF 161 111 91 1045.1 232 220 5 7 2 .970 -11 -13 1.94 1.40 .980 2.11 2.08
5 Seasons CF 49 35 21 301.2 104 101 1 2 0 .981 1 3 3.04 2.08 .988 2.74 2.71
4 Seasons 1B 14 10 9 105.0 100 94 2 4 12 .960 -0 -5 8.23 6.86 .992 9.56 9.45
9 Seasons TOT 984 948 827 8360.1 2119 2030 42 47 15 .978 -37 -5 2.23 2.11 .984 2.42 2.41
Lg Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rtot/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
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

Sabermetric Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP
1994 TEX AL 25 RF -5 -16 -1 -0 -1 -4
1994 TEX AL 25 CF 1 5 4 3 0 -3
1994 TEX AL 25 LF -2 -24 -2 -1 -0 0
1994 TEX AL 25 1B -2 -27 -2 -2 0 0
1995 TEX AL 26 RF -5 -10 -5 -3 -2 0
1995 TEX AL 26 LF 4 16 2 4 -1 2
1995 TEX AL 26 CF 2 79 2 1 1 0
1995 TEX AL 26 1B 1 24 1 1 0 0
1996 TEX AL 27 LF 8 8 8 3 5 0
1996 TEX AL 27 1B
1996 TEX AL 27 CF -1 -120 0 0 0 -1
1997 TEX AL 28 LF -9 -9 -8 -1 -6 -1
1997 TEX AL 28 CF -1 -7 1 2 -0 -2
1997 TEX AL 28 RF 0 0 0 0 0
1998 TEX AL 29 LF 2 1 6 4 2 -4
1998 TEX AL 29 CF -0 -180 -0 0 -0 0
1999 TEX AL 30 LF -15 -14 -8 -7 -1 -7
2000 TEX AL 31 LF -6 -9 -3 3 -6 -3
2001 TEX AL 32 LF -6 -14 -5 -1 -4 -1
2002 TEX AL 33 LF -2 -18 -2 -1 -2 0
2002 TEX AL 33 RF -1 -21 -1 0 -1 0
2002 TEX AL 33 1B 0 75 0 0 0 0
9 Seasons LF -26 -5 -12 2 -15 -14
4 Seasons RF -11 -13 -7 -3 -4 -4
5 Seasons CF 1 3 7 6 0 -6
4 Seasons 1B -0 -5 -0 -1 0 0
9 Seasons TOT -37 -5 -13 4 -18 0 -24
Lg Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP

Appearances

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
1994 TEX AL 25 80 77 80 80 0 0 9 0 0 0 11 23 53 87 0 2 0
1995 TEX AL 26 131 107 131 128 0 0 3 0 0 0 51 4 101 156 0 19 0
1996 TEX AL 27 139 136 139 137 0 0 1 0 0 0 136 1 0 137 1 1 1
1997 TEX AL 28 157 154 157 153 0 0 0 0 0 0 148 19 1 168 2 3 0
1998 TEX AL 29 155 151 155 154 0 0 0 0 0 0 154 2 0 156 0 3 0
1999 TEX AL 30 147 145 147 145 0 0 0 0 0 0 145 0 0 145 1 1 1
2000 TEX AL 31 105 98 105 97 0 0 0 0 0 0 97 0 0 97 2 6 1
2001 TEX AL 32 62 59 62 60 0 0 0 0 0 0 60 0 0 60 1 2 0
2002 TEX AL 33 51 47 51 27 0 0 1 0 0 0 22 0 6 28 22 2 0
9 Seasons 1027 974 1027 981 0 0 14 0 0 0 824 49 161 1034 29 39 3
Appearances table is calculated solely from full RetroSheet play-by-play data available from 1973 on. A combination of RetroSheet (starting with the 1914 season) and non-RetroSheet data is used for other seasons.

Advanced Fielding -- LF*

Errors Assists Single w/ Runner on 1st Single w/ Runner on 2nd Double w/ Runner on 1st Flyout, <2out, Runner on 3rd Flyout, <2out, Runner on 2nd Baserunning Totals
Year Tm Lg Age Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%
1994 TEX AL 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 3 1 0 5 4 0 1 0 0 5 4 0 19 14 73.7% 5 0 0.0% 0 339 57% 78% 38% 55 38%
1995 TEX AL 26 1 0 1 0 0 7 0 3 1 1 21 17 3 8 2 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 3 2 0 37 22 59.5% 12 3 8.1% 4 1435 58% 78% 43% 158 53%
1996 TEX AL 27 5 0 4 1 0 6 0 3 1 2 86 69 1 32 11 1 27 17 1 17 5 0 29 25 0 191 127 66.5% 61 3 1.6% 3 5211 54% 78% 43% 594 52%
1997 TEX AL 28 11 0 10 1 2 8 1 4 2 2 75 58 0 40 17 1 37 21 1 24 5 0 32 27 0 208 128 61.5% 78 2 1.0% 6 5373 55% 78% 42% 637 46%
1998 TEX AL 29 3 0 3 0 2 6 0 3 0 3 58 44 0 33 7 1 40 18 0 10 2 0 26 24 0 167 95 56.9% 70 1 0.6% 5 5884 52% 78% 43% 608 50%
1999 TEX AL 30 5 0 5 0 1 3 0 2 0 1 84 71 0 54 17 0 55 29 0 25 4 1 33 28 0 251 149 59.4% 101 1 0.4% 2 5567 52% 79% 40% 676 43%
2000 TEX AL 31 3 0 2 1 1 3 0 1 1 0 64 53 1 40 14 0 37 21 0 16 4 0 23 19 0 180 111 61.7% 68 1 0.6% 2 3829 59% 77% 47% 482 41%
2001 TEX AL 32 5 0 4 1 1 2 0 1 0 1 36 26 1 26 11 0 22 18 0 9 1 0 12 12 0 105 68 64.8% 37 1 1.0% 1 2291 62% 79% 46% 282 45%
2002 TEX AL 33 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 6 0 7 2 0 5 5 0 2 0 0 3 3 0 24 16 66.7% 8 0 0.0% 0 738 46% 73% 40% 75 37%
9 Seasons 34 0 30 4 8 35 1 17 5 10 436 349 6 243 82 3 229 134 2 108 21 1 166 144 0 1182 730 61.8% 440 12 1.0% 23 30667 55% 78% 43% 3567 46%
MLB Averages 62.1% 2.6% 58% 77% 40% 47%

Advanced Fielding -- RF*

Errors Assists Single w/ Runner on 1st Single w/ Runner on 2nd Double w/ Runner on 1st Flyout, <2out, Runner on 3rd Flyout, <2out, Runner on 2nd Baserunning Totals
Year Tm Lg Age Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%
1994 TEX AL 25 3 0 3 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 30 9 0 16 2 0 4 3 0 5 1 0 10 4 1 65 19 29.2% 45 1 1.5% 1 1734 61% 79% 40% 180 48%
1995 TEX AL 26 3 0 2 1 2 3 0 0 2 1 39 16 2 17 7 1 5 4 0 3 0 0 11 6 0 75 33 44.0% 39 3 4.0% 0 2621 54% 79% 40% 287 44%
1997 TEX AL 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 57% 83% 52% 0
2002 TEX AL 33 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 5 3 60.0% 2 0 0.0% 0 204 59% 76% 40% 21 43%
4 Seasons 7 0 6 1 3 5 0 1 2 1 71 26 2 34 9 1 9 7 0 8 1 0 23 12 1 145 55 37.9% 86 4 2.8% 1 4582 57% 79% 40% 488 46%
MLB Averages 44.2% 2.5% 58% 77% 40% 51%

Advanced Fielding -- CF*

Errors Assists Single w/ Runner on 1st Single w/ Runner on 2nd Double w/ Runner on 1st Flyout, <2out, Runner on 3rd Flyout, <2out, Runner on 2nd Baserunning Totals
Year Tm Lg Age Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%
1994 TEX AL 25 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 3 0 4 1 0 1 1 0 5 0 0 4 2 0 28 7 25.0% 21 0 0.0% 0 707 63% 79% 36% 90 57%
1995 TEX AL 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 2 66.7% 1 0 0.0% 0 122 47% 79% 40% 13 69%
1996 TEX AL 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4 0 0.0% 4 0 0.0% 0 42 48% 76% 33% 7 43%
1997 TEX AL 28 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 8 2 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 5 3 0 20 5 25.0% 15 0 0.0% 1 458 61% 83% 48% 70 56%
1998 TEX AL 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 50.0% 1 0 0.0% 0 12 75% 83% 33% 2 0%
5 Seasons 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 25 6 0 8 1 0 5 2 0 8 0 0 11 6 0 57 15 26.3% 42 0 0.0% 1 1341 60% 80% 40% 182 56%
MLB Averages 43.4% 2.2% 58% 77% 40% 54%

Advanced Fielding -- 1B*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA RHB% BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt Frc Tag 3U Tot 1B 2B Hm Rly Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 363 361 36 GB GBs LD LDs LDf bFld bF2O%
1994 TEX AL 25 314 59% 77% 32% 10 80% 1 57 3 53 0 3 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 8 0 0 0 6 0 2 0 2 1 100%
1995 TEX AL 26 145 56% 74% 28% 8 88% 0 29 2 26 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 100%
1996 TEX AL 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 TEX AL 33 37 68% 89% 35% 3 100% 0 7 0 7 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Seasons 496 59% 77% 31% 21 86% 1 93 5 86 1 11 2 2 0 0 0 4 0 3 1 1 12 0 0 0 9 0 2 0 2 3 100%
MLB Averages 58% 77% 31% 93% 82%



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1997 AL (22, 1%)
0.01 Career Shares (1533rd)

Def. Games as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1996 AL  136 (5th)
1997 AL  148 (2nd)
1998 AL  154 (4th)
1999 AL  145 (3rd)
Career  824 (93rd)

Putouts as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1996 AL  303 (4th)
1997 AL  283 (2nd)
1998 AL  304 (2nd)
1999 AL  286 (3rd)
Career  1,622 (79th)

Assists as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1995 AL  7 (5th)
1997 AL  8 (5th)

Errors Committed as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1996 AL  5 (5th)
1997 AL  11 (1st)
1999 AL  5 (4th)
2000 AL  3 (4th)
2001 AL  5 (3rd)

Double Plays Turned as RF (s.1954) s c a p y
1994 AL  2 (2nd)

Def. Games as OF s c a p y
1997 AL  153 (5th)

Errors Committed as OF s c a p y
1997 AL  12 (1st)

Total Zone Runs as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1996 AL  8 (2nd)

Range Factor/9Inn as LF (s.1954)s c a p y
1996 AL  2.34 (3rd)
Career  2.16 (32nd)

Range Factor/Game as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1996 AL  2.27 (3rd)
1997 AL  1.97 (5th)
1998 AL  2.01 (5th)
1999 AL  1.99 (5th)
Career  2.01 (72nd)

Fielding % as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1996 AL  .984 (2nd)
1997 AL  .964 (5th)
1998 AL  .990 (1st)
Career  .980 (80th)

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Name and misspellings: The Red Thurman Baron Clyde Rusty Greer

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