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Steve Kline

Steven James Kline

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Both, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 200 lb.

Born: August 22, 1972 in Sunbury, PA
High School: Lewisburg HS (Lewisburg, PA)
School: West Virginia University (Morgantown, WV)
Drafted
by the Cleveland Indians in the 8th round of the 1993 amateur draft.
Signed June 6, 1993. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 2, 1997 (Age 24.223)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1997 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Cardinals/Expos/Giants/Orioles/Indians 1997-2007

Final Game: September 25, 2007 (Age 35.034)
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Standard Pitching

More Stats

Year Age Tm Lg W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF ERA+ FIP WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W Awards
1997 24 TOT MLB 4 4 .500 5.98 46 1 7 0 0 0 52.2 73 37 35 10 23 4 37 2 1 4 248 75 5.60 1.823 12.5 1.7 3.9 6.3 1.61
1997 24 CLE AL 3 1 .750 5.81 20 1 0 0 0 0 26.1 42 19 17 6 13 1 17 1 1 3 130 81 6.37 2.089 14.4 2.1 4.4 5.8 1.31
1997 24 MON NL 1 3 .250 6.15 26 0 7 0 0 0 26.1 31 18 18 4 10 3 20 1 0 1 118 69 4.82 1.557 10.6 1.4 3.4 6.8 2.00
1998 25 MON NL 3 6 .333 2.76 78 0 18 0 0 1 71.2 62 25 22 4 41 7 76 3 0 5 319 153 3.59 1.437 7.8 0.5 5.1 9.5 1.85
1999 26 MON NL 7 4 .636 3.75 82 0 18 0 0 0 69.2 56 32 29 8 33 6 69 3 0 2 297 120 4.20 1.278 7.2 1.0 4.3 8.9 2.09
2000 27 MON NL 1 5 .167 3.50 83 0 42 0 0 14 82.1 88 36 32 8 27 2 64 3 0 4 349 138 3.94 1.397 9.6 0.9 3.0 7.0 2.37
2001 28 STL NL 3 3 .500 1.80 89 0 26 0 0 9 75.0 53 16 15 3 29 7 54 4 0 1 303 241 3.45 1.093 6.4 0.4 3.5 6.5 1.86 MVP-24
2002 29 STL NL 2 1 .667 3.39 66 0 17 0 0 6 58.1 54 23 22 3 21 2 41 1 0 1 241 118 3.36 1.286 8.3 0.5 3.2 6.3 1.95
2003 30 STL NL 5 5 .500 3.82 78 0 22 0 0 3 63.2 56 29 27 5 30 5 31 3 0 2 274 108 4.63 1.351 7.9 0.7 4.2 4.4 1.03
2004 31 STL NL 2 2 .500 1.79 67 0 22 0 0 3 50.1 37 12 10 3 17 4 35 4 0 1 202 238 3.68 1.073 6.6 0.5 3.0 6.3 2.06
2005 32 BAL AL 2 4 .333 4.28 67 0 23 0 0 0 61.0 59 34 29 11 30 5 36 0 3 4 264 101 5.66 1.459 8.7 1.6 4.4 5.3 1.20
2006 33 SFG NL 4 3 .571 3.66 72 0 17 0 0 1 51.2 53 24 21 3 26 3 33 1 0 1 227 124 4.19 1.529 9.2 0.5 4.5 5.7 1.27
2007 34 SFG NL 1 2 .333 4.70 68 0 19 0 0 2 46.0 58 25 24 2 18 3 17 2 0 1 216 96 4.37 1.652 11.3 0.4 3.5 3.3 0.94
11 Yrs 34 39 .466 3.51 796 1 231 0 0 39 682.1 649 293 266 60 295 48 493 26 4 26 2940 125 4.20 1.383 8.6 0.8 3.9 6.5 1.67
162 Game Avg. 3 3 .466 3.51 68 0 20 0 0 3 58 55 25 23 5 25 4 42 2 0 2 251 125 4.20 1.383 8.6 0.8 3.9 6.5 1.67
STL (4 yrs) 12 11 .522 2.69 300 0 87 0 0 21 247.1 200 80 74 14 97 18 161 12 0 5 1020 156 3.78 1.201 7.3 0.5 3.5 5.9 1.66
MON (4 yrs) 12 18 .400 3.64 269 0 85 0 0 15 250.0 237 111 101 24 111 18 229 10 0 12 1083 124 4.00 1.392 8.5 0.9 4.0 8.2 2.06
SFG (2 yrs) 5 5 .500 4.15 140 0 36 0 0 3 97.2 111 49 45 5 44 6 50 3 0 2 443 109 4.28 1.587 10.2 0.5 4.1 4.6 1.14
CLE (1 yr) 3 1 .750 5.81 20 1 0 0 0 0 26.1 42 19 17 6 13 1 17 1 1 3 130 81 6.37 2.089 14.4 2.1 4.4 5.8 1.31
BAL (1 yr) 2 4 .333 4.28 67 0 23 0 0 0 61.0 59 34 29 11 30 5 36 0 3 4 264 101 5.66 1.459 8.7 1.6 4.4 5.3 1.20
NL (10 yrs) 29 34 .460 3.33 709 0 208 0 0 39 595.0 548 240 220 43 252 42 440 25 0 19 2546 132 3.95 1.345 8.3 0.7 3.8 6.7 1.75
AL (2 yrs) 5 5 .500 4.74 87 1 23 0 0 0 87.1 101 53 46 17 43 6 53 1 4 7 394 94 5.88 1.649 10.4 1.8 4.4 5.5 1.23
Hold your mouse over the values in the Saves, ERA, or FIP columns for additional information.

Player Value--Pitchers

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg IP G GS R RA9 RA9opp RA9def RA9role PPFp RA9avg RAA WAA gmLI WAAadj WAR RAR waaWL% 162WL% Salary Awards
1997 24 CLE AL 26.1 20 1 19 6.49 5.35 0.05 -0.36 100.8 4.98 -5 -0.4 1.3 -0.1 -0.3 -1 .478 .497 $150,000
1997 24 MON NL 26.1 26 0 18 6.15 4.78 0.14 -0.36 98.2 4.20 -6 -0.6 1.2 -0.1 -0.5 -3 .478 .496
1998 25 MON NL 71.2 78 0 25 3.14 4.69 0.18 -0.36 97.4 4.04 7 0.7 1.2 -0.1 1.3 13 .510 .505 $173,500
1999 26 MON NL 69.2 82 0 32 4.13 5.33 -0.18 -0.40 98.9 5.05 7 0.7 1.5 0.0 1.3 14 .508 .504 $260,000
2000 27 MON NL 82.1 83 0 36 3.94 5.07 -0.22 -0.39 104.0 5.10 10 1.0 1.4 0.0 1.8 18 .512 .506 $355,000
2001 28 STL NL 75.0 89 0 16 1.92 4.82 0.35 -0.36 100.3 4.12 18 1.8 1.4 0.2 2.7 25 .521 .511 $750,000 MVP-24
2002 29 STL NL 58.1 66 0 23 3.55 4.46 0.29 -0.33 97.1 3.73 1 0.1 1.3 -0.1 0.5 6 .502 .501 $1,200,000
2003 30 STL NL 63.2 78 0 29 4.10 4.69 -0.06 -0.35 97.7 4.30 1 0.1 1.3 -0.1 0.6 7 .502 .501 $1,800,000
2004 31 STL NL 50.1 67 0 12 2.15 4.60 0.18 -0.34 100.6 4.11 11 1.1 1.3 0.1 1.6 15 .516 .507 $1,700,000
2005 32 BAL AL 61.0 67 0 34 5.02 5.17 0.17 -0.39 99.4 4.58 -4 -0.3 1.1 -0.2 0.1 4 .495 .498 $2,500,000
2006 33 SFG NL 51.2 72 0 24 4.18 4.97 0.21 -0.36 99.2 4.36 1 0.1 1.4 -0.1 0.5 6 .502 .501 $3,000,000
2007 34 SFG NL 46.0 68 0 25 4.89 5.05 0.09 -0.36 102.5 4.71 -1 -0.1 1.2 -0.1 0.2 3 .499 .500 $1,750,000
11 Seasons 682.1 796 1 293 3.86 4.91 0.09 -0.37 99.7 4.44 42 4.2 1.3 -0.6 9.9 107 .505 .503 $13,638,500
STL (4 yrs) 247.1 300 0 80 2.91 4.66 0.20 -0.35 98.9 4.07 31 3.2 1.4 0.1 5.4 53 .511 .505 $5,450,000
MON (4 yrs) 250.0 269 0 111 4.00 5.00 -0.05 -0.38 100.1 4.69 19 1.8 1.3 -0.2 3.9 42 .507 .504 $788,500
SFG (2 yrs) 97.2 140 0 49 4.52 5.01 0.15 -0.36 100.7 4.52 0 0.0 1.3 -0.2 0.7 9 .500 .500 $4,750,000
CLE (1 yr) 26.1 20 1 19 6.49 5.35 0.05 -0.36 100.8 4.98 -5 -0.4 1.3 -0.1 -0.3 -1 .478 .497 $150,000
BAL (1 yr) 61.0 67 0 34 5.02 5.17 0.17 -0.39 99.4 4.58 -4 -0.3 1.1 -0.2 0.1 4 .495 .498 $2,500,000

Postseason Pitching

Year Age Tm Lg Series Rslt Opp 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
2001 28 STL NL NLDS L ARI 0 1 .000 2.08 4 0 4 0 0 2 4.1 4 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 17 1.385 8.3 0.0 4.2 0.0 0.00
2002 29 STL NL NLDS W ARI 0 0 0.00 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 1.500 6.8 0.0 6.8 0.0 0.00
2002 29 STL NL NLCS L SFG 0 0 0.00 4 0 3 0 0 0 2.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 9 0.857 7.7 0.0 0.0 3.9
2004 31 STL NL NLDS W LAD 0 0 0.00 2 0 2 0 0 0 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 31 STL NL NLCS W HOU 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
3 Yrs (5 Series) 0 1 .000 0.96 13 0 9 0 0 2 9.1 9 1 1 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 38 1.286 8.7 0.0 2.9 1.0 0.33
3 NLDS 0 1 .000 1.29 8 0 6 0 0 2 7.0 5 1 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 27 1.143 6.4 0.0 3.9 0.0 0.00
2 NLCS 0 0 0.00 5 0 3 0 0 0 2.1 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 11 1.714 15.4 0.0 0.0 3.9

Standard Batting

More Stats

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
1997 24 TOT MLB 46 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1997 24 CLE AL 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1997 24 MON NL 26 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1998 25 MON NL 78 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
1999 26 MON NL 82 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
2000 27 MON NL 83 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2001 28 STL NL 89 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 161 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 MVP-24
2002 29 STL NL 66 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2003 30 STL NL 78 3 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 284 2 0 0 1 0 0 1
2004 31 STL NL 67 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
2005 32 BAL AL 67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2006 33 SFG NL 72 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2007 34 SFG NL 68 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
11 Yrs 796 18 14 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 6 .143 .143 .214 .357 -8 3 0 0 4 0 0
162 Game Avg. 162 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .143 .214 .357 -8 1 0 0 1 0 0
STL (4 yrs) 300 7 5 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 .400 .400 .600 1.000 158 3 0 0 2 0 0
MON (4 yrs) 269 10 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 2 0 0
SFG (2 yrs) 140 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -100 0 0 0 0 0 0
CLE (1 yr) 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
BAL (1 yr) 67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
NL (10 yrs) 709 18 14 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 6 .143 .143 .214 .357 -8 3 0 0 4 0 0
AL (2 yrs) 87 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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
1997 24 CLE AL 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $150,000 1
1997 24 MON NL 26 1 -0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 -0.0 0 1
1998 25 MON NL 78 5 -1 0 0 0 1 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .500 .500 -0.0 -0.0 -0 $173,500 1
1999 26 MON NL 82 2 -1 0 0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 -0.0 0 $260,000 1
2000 27 MON NL 83 2 -1 0 0 0 1 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 -0.0 0 $355,000 1
2001 28 STL NL 89 2 0 -0 0 0 1 1 0.1 0 1 0.1 .501 .501 0.1 -0.0 1 $750,000 1 MVP-24
2002 29 STL NL 66 1 -0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $1,200,000 1
2003 30 STL NL 78 3 1 -0 0 0 1 2 0.2 0 2 0.2 .502 .501 0.2 0.0 2 $1,800,000 1
2004 31 STL NL 67 1 0 -0 0 0 0 0 0.1 0 0 0.1 .501 .500 0.1 0.0 0 $1,700,000 1
2005 32 BAL AL 67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.1 0 $2,500,000 1
2006 33 SFG NL 72 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $3,000,000 1
2007 34 SFG NL 68 1 -0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $1,750,000 1
11 Seasons 796 18 -3 -0 0 0 6 4 0.4 0 4 0.4 .500 .500 0.4 0.0 4 $13,638,500
STL (4 yrs) 300 7 1 -0 0 0 2 3 0.3 0 3 0.3 .501 .501 0.3 -0.0 3 $5,450,000
MON (4 yrs) 269 10 -3 0 0 0 3 -0 -0.0 0 -0 -0.0 .500 .500 -0.0 -0.1 -0 $788,500
SFG (2 yrs) 140 1 -0 0 0 0 1 1 0.0 0 1 0.0 .500 .500 0.0 0.0 1 $4,750,000
CLE (1 yr) 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $150,000
BAL (1 yr) 67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0.0 .501 .500 0.0 0.1 0 $2,500,000

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
2001 28 STL NL NLDS ARI L 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
2002 29 STL NL NLDS ARI W 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 29 STL NL NLCS SFG L 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 31 STL NL NLDS LAD W 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 31 STL NL NLCS HOU W 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Yrs (5 Series) 13 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
3 NLDS 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
2 NLCS 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Standard Fielding

More Stats

Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rdrs Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
1997 TOT MLB 24 P 46 1 0 52.2 9 3 5 1 0 .889 1.37 0.17 .953 1.78 1.77 8 3 27% 32% 0
1997 CLE AL 24 P 20 1 0 26.1 4 2 1 1 0 .750 1.03 0.15 .955 1.71 1.69 3 2 40% 33% 0
1997 MON NL 24 P 26 0 0 26.1 5 1 4 0 0 1.000 1.71 0.19 .952 1.85 1.84 5 1 17% 32% 0
1998 MON NL 25 P 78 0 0 71.2 14 3 10 1 0 .929 1.63 0.17 .961 1.85 1.84 6 3 33% 32% 0
1999 MON NL 26 P 82 0 0 69.2 23 5 17 1 2 .957 2.84 0.27 .951 1.72 1.71 7 1 13% 29% 1
2000 MON NL 27 P 83 0 0 82.1 15 4 10 1 1 .933 1.53 0.17 .962 1.74 1.72 1 0 0% 32% 0
2001 STL NL 28 P 89 0 0 75.0 13 3 10 0 0 1.000 1.56 0.15 .959 1.75 1.73 4 0 0% 33% 0 MVP-24
2002 STL NL 29 P 66 0 0 58.1 10 4 6 0 0 1.000 1.54 0.15 .963 1.84 1.81 1 2 67% 32% 0
2003 STL NL 30 P 78 0 0 63.2 17 1 16 0 3 1.000 0 0 2.40 0.22 .957 1.84 1.83 3 1 25% 31% 1
2004 STL NL 31 P 67 0 0 50.1 14 4 10 0 0 1.000 2 8 2.50 0.21 .965 1.84 1.82 5 1 17% 28% 0
2005 BAL AL 32 P 67 0 0 61.0 17 2 14 1 1 .941 -1 -3 2.36 0.24 .954 1.70 1.68 2 2 50% 30% 0
2006 SFG NL 33 P 72 0 0 51.2 16 5 10 1 0 .938 -2 -8 2.61 0.21 .958 1.72 1.71 0 1 100% 28% 1
2007 SFG NL 34 P 68 0 0 46.0 7 3 3 1 0 .857 -1 -4 1.17 0.09 .966 1.68 1.67 2 2 50% 24% 0
11 Seasons P 796 1 0 682.1 155 37 111 7 7 .955 -2 -1 1.95 0.19 .958 1.77 1.75 39 16 29% 30% 3
11 Seasons TOT 796 1 0 682.1 155 37 111 7 7 .955 -2 -8 1.95 0.19 .958 1.77 1.75 39 16 29% 30% 3
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.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
2001 NL (24, 0%)
0.00 Career Shares (1750th)

Games Played s c a p y
1998 NL  78 (2nd)
1999 NL  82 (1st)
2000 NL  83 (1st)
2001 NL  89 (1st)
2003 NL  78 (5th)
Career  796 (49th)

Games Finished s c a p y
Career  231 (195th)

Base-Out Runs Saved (RE24)s c a p y
2001 NL  25.08 (10th)

Def. Games as P s c a p y
1998 NL  78 (2nd)
1999 NL  82 (1st)
2000 NL  83 (1st)
2001 NL  89 (1st)
2003 NL  78 (5th)
Career  796 (49th)

Range Factor/9Inn as Ps c a p y
Career  1.95 (66th)

                           

Statistics like WPA, REW and RE24 are computed from play-by-play data which is only complete from 1974 to the present. From 1938-1973, the data is incomplete, though for most seasons only less than 20 games per season total are missing. Please see our page on data coverage for a full view of the data used to create these leaderboards.

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkPitching - 3 (572), Average HOFer ≈ 40
Gray InkPitching - 5 (1926), Average HOFer ≈ 185
Hall of Fame MonitorPitching - 22 (593), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsPitching - 6 (1287), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Relief Pitcher (241st), 10.2 career WAR/10.0 7yr-peak WAR/10.1 JAWS
Average HOF RP (out of 5) = 40.6 career WAR/28.2 7yr-peak WAR/34.4 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
1997 24 Cleveland Indians $150,000 ? 1997 AP survey
1998 25 Montreal Expos $173,500 ? 11/23/98 USA Today
1999 26 Montreal Expos $260,000 ? 4/6/99 USA Today
2000 27 Montreal Expos $355,000 ? 4/5/00 AP
2001 28 St. Louis Cardinals $750,000 ? 4/6/01 USA Today
2002 29 St. Louis Cardinals $1,200,000 ? 4/3/02 AP
2003 30 St. Louis Cardinals $1,800,000 ? 4/3/03 AP
2004 31 St. Louis Cardinals $1,700,000 ? 4/7/04 AP
2005 32 Baltimore Orioles $2,500,000 ?
2006 33 San Francisco Giants $3,000,000 ?
2007 34 San Francisco Giants $1,750,000 ?
Career to date (may be incomplete)$13,638,500
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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