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Billy Hatcher

William Augustus Hatcher

Position: Outfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 9", Weight: 175 lb.

Born: October 4, 1960 in Williams, AZ
High Schools: Wiliams HS (Wiliams, AZ), Williams HS (Williams, AZ)
School: Yavapai College (Prescott, AZ)
Drafted
by the Chicago Cubs in the 6th round of the 1981 amateur draft (January). Player signed May 22, 1981. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 10, 1984 (Age 23.342)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1985 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Astros/Reds/RedSox/Cubs/Phillies/... 1984-1995

Final Game: May 9, 1995 (Age 34.217)
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All-Time Rank (among batters): #1645. Jack Rothrock… #1646. Jim King… #1647. Dick Siebert… #1648. BILLY HATCHER… #1649. Damaso Garcia… #1650. Joey Cora… #1651. Jimmy Brown… 

Standard Batting

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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
1984 23 CHC NL 8 10 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 .111 .200 .111 .311 -13 1 0 0 0 0 1 /7
1985 24 CHC NL 53 178 163 24 40 12 1 2 10 2 4 8 12 .245 .290 .368 .658 76 60 9 3 2 2 0 87/9
1986 25 HOU NL 127 453 419 55 108 15 4 6 36 38 14 22 52 .258 .302 .356 .658 84 149 3 5 6 1 1 *87/9
1987 26 HOU NL 141 627 564 96 167 28 3 11 63 53 9 42 70 .296 .352 .415 .767 106 234 11 9 7 5 1 *87/9
1988 27 HOU NL 145 591 530 79 142 25 4 7 52 32 13 37 56 .268 .321 .370 .691 102 196 6 8 8 8 4 *78
1989 28 TOT NL 135 520 481 59 111 19 3 4 51 24 7 30 62 .231 .277 .308 .584 70 148 4 2 3 4 2 *78/9
1989 28 HOU NL 108 433 395 49 90 15 3 3 44 22 6 30 53 .228 .281 .304 .585 70 120 3 1 3 4 2 78
1989 28 PIT NL 27 87 86 10 21 4 0 1 7 2 1 0 9 .244 .253 .326 .578 68 28 1 1 0 0 0 8/97
1990 29 CIN NL 139 545 504 68 139 28 5 5 25 30 10 33 42 .276 .327 .381 .708 91 192 4 6 1 1 5 *78
1991 30 CIN NL 138 482 442 45 116 25 3 4 41 11 9 26 55 .262 .312 .360 .671 86 159 9 7 4 3 4 *78
1992 31 TOT MLB 118 444 409 47 102 19 2 3 33 4 8 22 52 .249 .290 .328 .618 70 134 11 3 6 4 1 78
1992 31 CIN NL 43 102 94 10 27 3 0 2 10 0 2 5 11 .287 .314 .383 .697 94 36 2 0 0 3 0 7
1992 31 BOS AL 75 342 315 37 75 16 2 1 23 4 6 17 41 .238 .283 .311 .594 63 98 9 3 6 1 1 78
1993 32 BOS AL 136 562 508 71 146 24 3 9 57 14 7 28 46 .287 .336 .400 .735 93 203 14 11 11 4 4 *8/49
1994 33 TOT MLB 87 327 298 39 73 14 2 3 31 8 6 17 28 .245 .283 .336 .618 58 100 5 1 5 6 0 *98/7D
1994 33 BOS AL 44 181 164 24 40 9 1 1 18 4 5 11 14 .244 .292 .329 .621 58 54 3 1 3 2 0 9/D
1994 33 PHI NL 43 146 134 15 33 5 1 2 13 4 1 6 14 .246 .271 .343 .614 58 46 2 0 2 4 0 89/7
1995 34 TEX AL 6 13 12 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .083 .154 .167 .321 -17 2 0 0 0 0 0 /9D7
12 Yrs 1233 4752 4339 586 1146 210 30 54 399 218 87 267 476 .264 .312 .364 .676 86 1578 76 55 53 38 23
162 Game Avg. 162 624 570 77 151 28 4 7 52 29 11 35 63 .264 .312 .364 .676 86 207 10 7 7 5 3
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
HOU (4 yrs) 521 2104 1908 279 507 83 14 27 195 145 42 131 231 .266 .318 .366 .684 93 699 23 23 24 18 8
BOS (3 yrs) 255 1085 987 132 261 49 6 11 98 22 18 56 101 .264 .312 .360 .671 78 355 26 15 20 7 5
CIN (3 yrs) 320 1129 1040 123 282 56 8 11 76 41 21 64 108 .271 .319 .372 .692 89 387 15 13 5 7 9
CHC (2 yrs) 61 188 172 25 41 12 1 2 10 4 4 9 12 .238 .285 .355 .640 72 61 9 3 2 2 1
PIT (1 yr) 27 87 86 10 21 4 0 1 7 2 1 0 9 .244 .253 .326 .578 68 28 1 1 0 0 0
PHI (1 yr) 43 146 134 15 33 5 1 2 13 4 1 6 14 .246 .271 .343 .614 58 46 2 0 2 4 0
TEX (1 yr) 6 13 12 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .083 .154 .167 .321 -17 2 0 0 0 0 0
NL (10 yrs) 972 3654 3340 452 884 160 24 43 301 196 69 210 374 .265 .313 .366 .679 88 1221 50 40 33 31 18
AL (4 yrs) 261 1098 999 134 262 50 6 11 98 22 18 57 102 .262 .310 .357 .667 76 357 26 15 20 7 5

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
1984 23 CHC NL 8 10 -2 0 0 -0 -0 -2 -0.2 0 -2 -0.2 .473 .499 -0.1 -0.1 -1 /7
1985 24 CHC NL 53 178 -4 -2 -1 -5 -1 -11 -1.3 6 -5 -0.6 .476 .492 -0.2 -0.6 -1 87/9
1986 25 HOU NL 127 453 -5 3 2 3 -1 1 0.1 15 17 1.7 .501 .501 1.3 0.1 14 $80,000 *87/9
1987 26 HOU NL 141 627 9 5 -1 -7 -2 4 0.4 21 25 2.5 .503 .503 3.1 -0.9 32 $110,000 *87/9
1988 27 HOU NL 145 591 1 1 0 -7 -5 -10 -1.2 20 11 0.9 .492 .493 1.6 -1.4 17 $240,000 *78
1989 28 HOU NL 108 433 -10 2 1 4 -4 -7 -0.9 14 7 0.5 .492 .495 0.0 -0.0 3 78
1989 28 PIT NL 27 87 -4 -0 -0 2 -0 -2 -0.3 3 0 -0.0 .490 .498 -0.3 0.2 -2 $495,000 8/97
1990 29 CIN NL 139 545 -2 3 2 2 -2 2 0.3 18 20 2.0 .502 .502 1.5 0.1 17 *78
1991 30 CIN NL 138 482 -8 -2 -0 -8 -3 -21 -2.4 16 -5 -0.8 .483 .486 -0.0 -1.2 3 *78
1992 31 CIN NL 43 102 -2 -1 -0 -6 -1 -10 -1.1 3 -6 -0.8 .474 .493 -0.1 -0.8 -0 $1,600,000 7
1992 31 BOS AL 75 342 -17 -2 -0 -9 -2 -30 -3.1 12 -18 -2.0 .457 .480 -1.1 -1.2 -9 78
1993 32 BOS AL 136 562 -7 5 -1 -1 3 -1 -0.1 21 20 1.9 .499 .499 2.1 0.2 21 $1,000,000 *8/49
1994 33 BOS AL 44 181 -10 -2 -0 -4 -2 -17 -1.6 7 -10 -1.0 .463 .490 -0.7 -0.5 -7 $650,000 9/D
1994 33 PHI NL 43 146 -8 1 1 2 -0 -4 -0.5 4 0 -0.0 .489 .497 -0.3 0.2 -2 89/7
1995 34 TEX AL 6 13 -2 -0 0 1 -0 -2 -0.2 0 -1 -0.1 .473 .499 -0.2 0.1 -2 /9D7
12 Seasons 1233 4752 -71 10 3 -32 -19 -109 -12.1 160 51 3.9 .490 .495 6.8 -5.8 83 $4,175,000
HOU (4 yrs) 521 2104 -6 10 3 -7 -11 -11 -1.6 70 59 5.6 .497 .498 6.1 -2.2 66 $430,000
BOS (3 yrs) 255 1085 -34 1 -1 -13 -1 -48 -4.9 40 -8 -1.1 .480 .492 0.3 -1.5 5 $1,650,000
CIN (3 yrs) 320 1129 -12 -1 1 -12 -5 -28 -3.2 36 8 0.4 .490 .494 1.4 -1.9 20 $1,600,000
CHC (2 yrs) 61 188 -6 -1 -1 -5 -1 -13 -1.5 6 -7 -0.8 .475 .493 -0.3 -0.6 -2
PIT (1 yr) 27 87 -4 -0 -0 2 -0 -2 -0.3 3 0 -0.0 .490 .498 -0.3 0.2 -2 $495,000
PHI (1 yr) 43 146 -8 1 1 2 -0 -4 -0.5 4 0 -0.0 .489 .497 -0.3 0.2 -2
TEX (1 yr) 6 13 -2 -0 0 1 -0 -2 -0.2 0 -1 -0.1 .473 .499 -0.2 0.1 -2

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1986 25 HOU NL NLCS NYM L 6 30 25 4 7 0 0 1 2 3 0 3 2 .280 .357 .400 .757 10 0 0 2 0 0
1990 29 CIN NL NLCS PIT W 4 16 15 2 5 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 .333 .333 .600 .933 9 0 0 1 0 0
1990 ❍ 29 CIN NL WS OAK W 4 15 12 6 9 4 1 0 2 0 1 2 0 .750 .800 1.250 2.050 15 1 1 0 0 1
2 Yrs (3 Series) 14 61 52 12 21 5 1 2 6 3 1 5 4 .404 .466 .654 1.119 34 1 1 3 0 1
2 NLCS 10 46 40 6 12 1 0 2 4 3 0 3 4 .300 .349 .475 .824 19 0 0 3 0 0
1 WS 4 15 12 6 9 4 1 0 2 0 1 2 0 .750 .800 1.250 2.050 15 1 1 0 0 1

Standard Fielding

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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 Awards
1984 CHC NL 23 LF 4 1 1 16.0 5 4 1 0 0 1.000 -0 -30 2.81 1.25 .972 2.02 2.02
1984 CHC NL 23 OF 4 1 1 16.0 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 -0 -30 1.69 0.75 .980 2.25 2.25
1985 CHC NL 24 OF 44 37 30 341.0 80 77 2 1 0 .988 -5 -16 2.09 1.80 .979 2.20 2.20
1985 CHC NL 24 CF 27 25 23 229.0 58 56 1 1 0 .983 -4 -23 2.24 2.11 .981 2.66 2.66
1985 CHC NL 24 LF 16 10 5 93.0 20 19 1 0 0 1.000 -0 -3 1.94 1.25 .977 1.92 1.92
1985 CHC NL 24 RF 3 2 2 19.0 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 -0 -6 1.89 1.33 .978 1.99 2.00
1986 HOU NL 25 OF 121 101 67 924.2 237 226 7 4 0 .983 3 4 2.27 1.93 .979 2.19 2.19
1986 HOU NL 25 CF 95 88 60 761.1 202 192 6 4 0 .980 2 3 2.34 2.08 .984 2.59 2.59
1986 HOU NL 25 LF 39 7 6 117.0 25 24 1 0 0 1.000 2 15 1.92 0.64 .975 1.97 1.98
1986 HOU NL 25 RF 9 6 1 46.1 8 8 0 0 0 1.000 -1 -18 1.55 0.89 .978 1.98 2.00
1987 HOU NL 26 OF 140 139 110 1195.1 296 276 16 4 6 .986 -7 -7 2.20 2.09 .981 2.19 2.18
1987 HOU NL 26 CF 94 93 74 794.1 201 188 9 4 5 .980 -6 -8 2.23 2.10 .984 2.53 2.52
1987 HOU NL 26 LF 51 42 33 363.1 85 79 6 0 1 1.000 -2 -5 2.11 1.67 .981 2.04 2.03
1987 HOU NL 26 RF 6 4 3 37.2 10 10 0 0 0 1.000 0 6 2.39 1.67 .976 2.01 1.98
1988 HOU NL 27 OF 142 133 115 1213.2 292 280 7 5 2 .983 -7 -7 2.13 2.02 .982 2.28 2.29
1988 HOU NL 27 LF 124 115 98 1027.1 244 234 6 4 2 .984 -2 -2 2.10 1.94 .980 2.13 2.13
1988 HOU NL 27 CF 25 18 17 186.1 45 44 0 1 0 .978 -5 -35 2.13 1.76 .986 2.66 2.67
1989 TOT NL 28 OF 124 112 96 1017.0 253 250 1 2 1 .992 6 7 2.22 2.02 .981 2.32 2.32
1989 TOT NL 28 LF 98 85 77 792.0 203 200 1 2 1 .990 4 5 2.28 2.05 .981 2.15 2.15
1989 TOT NL 28 CF 20 19 13 159.0 40 40 0 0 0 1.000 -0 -2 2.26 2.00 .985 2.69 2.70
1989 HOU NL 28 OF 104 93 82 857.0 226 223 1 2 1 .991 4 5 2.35 2.15 .981 2.32 2.32
1989 HOU NL 28 LF 96 84 76 781.0 202 199 1 2 1 .990 4 6 2.30 2.08 .981 2.15 2.15
1989 HOU NL 28 CF 10 9 6 76.0 25 25 0 0 0 1.000 0 3 2.96 2.50 .985 2.69 2.70
1989 PIT NL 28 OF 20 19 14 160.0 27 27 0 0 0 1.000 2 17 1.52 1.35 .981 2.32 2.32
1989 PIT NL 28 CF 10 10 7 83.0 15 15 0 0 0 1.000 -0 -7 1.63 1.50 .985 2.69 2.70
1989 PIT NL 28 RF 9 8 6 66.0 10 10 0 0 0 1.000 3 51 1.36 1.11 .978 2.11 2.12
1989 PIT NL 28 LF 2 1 1 11.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 -0 -11 0.82 0.50 .980 2.13 2.15
1990 CIN NL 29 OF 131 119 99 1080.2 319 308 10 1 2 .997 2 3 2.65 2.43 .981 2.39 2.37
1990 CIN NL 29 LF 76 54 51 525.1 143 136 6 1 1 .993 4 9 2.43 1.87 .979 2.19 2.18
1990 CIN NL 29 CF 69 65 48 555.1 177 173 4 0 1 1.000 -2 -3 2.87 2.57 .984 2.74 2.73
1991 CIN NL 30 OF 121 106 76 948.0 257 248 4 5 0 .981 -8 -10 2.39 2.08 .983 2.28 2.27
1991 CIN NL 30 LF 83 59 47 554.0 138 132 4 2 0 .986 -0 -1 2.21 1.64 .983 2.18 2.17
1991 CIN NL 30 CF 53 47 29 394.0 120 117 0 3 0 .975 -8 -24 2.67 2.21 .985 2.59 2.58
1992 TOT MLB 31 OF 98 94 80 808.1 185 174 5 6 0 .968 -15 -22 1.99 1.83 .983 2.45 2.43
1992 TOT MLB 31 LF 86 82 68 702.0 155 145 5 5 0 .968 -12 -21 1.92 1.74 .981 2.26 2.25
1992 CIN NL 31 LF 23 20 9 156.0 30 29 0 1 0 .967 -6 -48 1.67 1.26 .979 2.16 2.16
1992 CIN NL 31 OF 23 20 9 156.0 30 29 0 1 0 .967 -6 -48 1.67 1.26 .983 2.34 2.34
1992 BOS AL 31 OF 75 74 71 652.1 155 145 5 5 0 .968 -9 -16 2.07 2.00 .983 2.47 2.46
1992 BOS AL 31 LF 63 62 59 546.0 125 116 5 4 0 .968 -6 -14 1.99 1.92 .981 2.29 2.28
1992 BOS AL 31 CF 13 12 12 106.1 30 29 0 1 0 .967 -3 -29 2.45 2.23 .986 2.90 2.89
1993 BOS AL 32 OF 130 126 111 1105.1 292 284 6 2 2 .993 -1 -1 2.36 2.23 .983 2.41 2.39
1993 BOS AL 32 CF 129 125 111 1097.1 287 279 6 2 2 .993 -1 -1 2.34 2.21 .986 2.76 2.73
1993 BOS AL 32 2B 2 0 0 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 5.18 5.10
1993 BOS AL 32 RF 2 1 0 8.0 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 -0 -45 5.62 2.50 .978 2.25 2.20
1994 TOT MLB 33 OF 83 71 61 640.0 165 155 7 3 1 .982 -1 -2 2.28 1.95 .981 2.31 2.29
1994 TOT MLB 33 RF 54 51 42 437.0 114 108 3 3 1 .974 -3 -7 2.29 2.06 .979 2.20 2.18
1994 BOS AL 33 OF 43 41 40 364.1 93 87 3 3 1 .968 -4 -12 2.22 2.09 .982 2.37 2.35
1994 BOS AL 33 RF 43 41 40 364.1 94 88 3 3 1 .968 -4 -12 2.25 2.12 .980 2.20 2.18
1994 BOS AL 33 DH 1 0
1994 PHI NL 33 OF 40 30 21 275.2 72 68 4 0 0 1.000 2 10 2.35 1.80 .980 2.24 2.23
1994 PHI NL 33 CF 26 19 19 179.0 41 38 3 0 0 1.000 -0 -1 2.06 1.58 .982 2.63 2.61
1994 PHI NL 33 RF 11 10 2 72.2 20 20 0 0 0 1.000 1 17 2.48 1.82 .975 2.18 2.17
1994 PHI NL 33 LF 7 1 0 24.0 11 10 1 0 0 1.000 2 75 4.12 1.57 .981 1.91 1.90
1995 TEX AL 34 OF 5 4 3 33.0 10 9 1 0 0 1.000 1 29 2.73 2.00 .983 2.32 2.32
1995 TEX AL 34 RF 4 3 3 27.0 9 8 1 0 0 1.000 1 31 3.00 2.25 .979 2.03 2.02
1995 TEX AL 34 DH 1 0
1995 TEX AL 34 LF 1 1 0 6.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0 20 1.50 1.00 .980 2.25 2.20
12 Seasons OF 1143 1043 849 9323.0 2389 2289 67 33 14 .986 -32 -4 2.27 2.06 .981 2.31 2.30
11 Seasons LF 585 457 386 4220.0 1030 984 32 14 5 .986 -6 -2 2.17 1.74 .980 2.15 2.13
10 Seasons CF 551 511 406 4462.0 1201 1156 29 16 8 .987 -26 -7 2.39 2.15 .985 2.66 2.65
7 Seasons RF 87 75 57 641.0 160 153 4 3 1 .981 0 0 2.20 1.80 .979 2.15 2.13
1 Season 2B 2 0 0 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 5.18 5.10
12 Seasons TOT 1145 1043 849 9327.0 2389 2289 67 33 14 .986 -32 -4 2.27 2.06 .981 2.31 2.30
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.
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  • 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.
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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Weekly Awards (yr-week lg award)
1988 May 22nd NL Player of the Week

Stolen Bases s c a p y
1986 NL  38 (8th)
1987 NL  53 (3rd)

Singles s c a p y
1987 NL  125 (7th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
1986 NL  5 (10th)
1987 NL  9 (2nd)
1988 NL  8 (5th)
1990 NL  6 (6th)
1991 NL  7 (4th)
1993 AL  11 (5th)

Sacrifice Hits s c a p y
1993 AL  11 (8th)

Sacrifice Flies s c a p y
1988 NL  8 (7th)

Caught Stealing s c a p y
1986 NL  14 (7th)
1988 NL  13 (8th)
Career  87 (183rd)

SB % s c a p y
1987 NL  85.48 (4th)

AB per SO s c a p y
1990 NL  12.0 (7th)

Errors Committed as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1992 AL  4 (5th)

Double Plays Turned as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1987 NL  1 (5th)
1988 NL  2 (3rd)
1990 NL  1 (4th)

Assists as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
1987 NL  9 (2nd)

Double Plays Turned as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
1987 NL  5 (1st)
1993 AL  2 (5th)

Assists as OF s c a p y
1987 NL  16 (2nd)

Double Plays Turned as OF s c a p y
1987 NL  6 (1st)

Range Factor/9Inn as LF (s.1954)s c a p y
1989 NL  2.28 (3rd)
1991 NL  2.21 (5th)
Career  2.17 (30th)

Range Factor/Game as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1989 NL  2.05 (5th)

Fielding % as LF (s.1954) s c a p y
1988 NL  .984 (3rd)
Career  .986 (30th)

Fielding % as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
1993 AL  .993 (2nd)
Career  .987 (85th)

Fielding % as OF s c a p y
1989 NL  .992 (4th)
1990 NL  .997 (1st)
1993 AL  .993 (5th)

                                         

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkBatting - 4 (1900), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 1 (2286), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 8 (1836), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Left Field (259th), 3.9 career WAR/9.3 7yr-peak WAR/6.6 JAWS
Average HOF LF (out of 19) = 65.1 career WAR/41.5 7yr-peak WAR/53.3 JAWS

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
1986 25 Houston Astros $80,000 ? 1986 USA Today survey
1987 26 Houston Astros $110,000 ? 1987 USA Today survey
1988 27 Houston Astros $240,000 ? USA Today, 4/1/88
1989 28 Pittsburgh Pirates $495,000 ? 1991 TSN Guide 28; T. Timmerman database
1990 29 Pittsburgh Pirates $690,000 ? USA Today Arbitration win; $525,000 offer
1991 30 Boston Red Sox $1,250,000 ? 1994 Joint Exhibit 1 Includes $50,000 earned bonus
1992 31 Cincinnati Reds $1,600,000* ?
1993 32 Boston Red Sox $1,000,000 ? 1994 Joint Exhibit 1 Incl $50,000 signing bonus, $250K earned bonus
32 Cincinnati Reds $400,000 ?
1994 33 Boston Red Sox $650,000 ? 1994 Joint Exhibit 1
Career to date (may be incomplete)$6,515,000
Disputed Salaries
*1992 - $2,000,000 - 1994 Joint Exhibit 1 - Includes $400,000 buyout
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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