Carney Lansford

Carney Ray Lansford

Positions: Third Baseman and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 195 lb.

Born: February 7, 1957 in San Jose, CA
High School: Wilcox HS (Santa Clara, CA)
Drafted
by the California Angels in the 3rd round of the 1975 amateur draft. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 8, 1978 (Age 21)
Teams (by GP): Athletics/Angels/RedSox 1978-1992
Agents: Jerry Kapstein, previously: Leigh Steinberg [*]
Final Game: October 4, 1992 (Age 35)
Relatives: Brother of Joe Lansford
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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
1978 CAL AL 21 3B 117 115 108 1021.0 292 93 182 17 18 .942 -7 -8 2.42 2.35 .954 3.00 2.98 RoY-3
1978 CAL AL 21 SS 2 0 0 5.0 6 1 4 1 0 .833 0 72 9.00 2.50 .963 4.86 4.85 RoY-3
1978 CAL AL 21 DH 1 1 RoY-3
1979 CAL AL 22 3B 157 157 151 1372.0 405 135 263 7 29 .983 -2 -2 2.61 2.54 .953 3.07 3.03
1980 CAL AL 23 3B 150 150 146 1327.1 420 151 250 19 29 .955 -16 -15 2.72 2.67 .951 3.01 3.00
1981 BOS AL 24 3B 86 85 83 770.0 263 70 180 13 17 .951 1 1 2.92 2.91 .950 2.95 2.94 MVP-6,SS
1981 BOS AL 24 DH 16 16 MVP-6,SS
1982 BOS AL 25 3B 114 114 104 1006.2 309 83 216 10 19 .968 -8 -9 2.67 2.62 .954 3.07 3.05 MVP-32
1982 BOS AL 25 DH 13 13 MVP-32
1983 OAK AL 26 3B 78 76 68 671.2 233 60 163 10 19 .957 5 9 2.99 2.86 .955 3.07 3.05
1983 OAK AL 26 SS 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 4.50 4.70
1984 OAK AL 27 3B 151 151 137 1296.0 423 137 268 18 27 .957 -1 -1 2.81 2.68 .950 2.75 2.73
1985 OAK AL 28 3B 97 96 82 830.2 209 85 119 5 11 .976 -16 -22 2.21 2.10 .953 2.85 2.82
1986 OAK AL 29 3B 100 95 85 826.2 218 67 147 4 13 .982 1 1 2.33 2.14 .948 2.74 2.71
1986 OAK AL 29 1B 60 51 43 452.2 437 413 22 2 24 .995 1 2 8.65 7.25 .991 9.42 9.33
1986 OAK AL 29 DH 3 3
1986 OAK AL 29 2B 1 0 0 4.0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0 30 2.25 1.00 .980 5.18 5.00
1987 OAK AL 30 3B 142 139 106 1161.2 354 98 249 7 15 .980 9 9 2.69 2.44 .952 2.77 2.74
1987 OAK AL 30 1B 17 6 4 66.2 67 58 9 0 5 1.000 -1 -14 9.04 3.94 .992 9.59 9.48
1987 OAK AL 30 DH 4 4
1988 OAK AL 31 3B 143 134 115 1208.0 340 113 220 7 16 .979 -1 -1 2.48 2.33 .954 2.71 2.69 AS
1988 OAK AL 31 1B 9 0 0 17.0 13 12 1 0 2 1.000 0 21 6.88 1.44 .992 9.58 9.49 AS
1988 OAK AL 31 2B 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 -0 -240 0.00 0.00 5.40 5.10 AS
1988 OAK AL 31 DH 1 1 AS
1989 OAK AL 32 3B 136 130 107 1125.1 300 104 183 13 11 .957 -6 -7 2.30 2.11 .943 2.73 2.70 MVP-17
1989 OAK AL 32 1B 15 11 10 106.0 96 91 5 0 9 1.000 -0 -2 8.15 6.40 .993 9.79 9.69 MVP-17
1989 OAK AL 32 DH 3 3 MVP-17
1990 OAK AL 33 3B 126 123 95 1033.0 303 100 194 9 22 .970 -3 -3 2.56 2.33 .944 2.75 2.73
1990 OAK AL 33 1B 5 2 2 27.0 29 28 1 0 2 1.000 -0 -13 9.67 5.80 .992 9.63 9.52
1990 OAK AL 33 DH 5 5
1991 OAK AL 34 3B 4 3 2 26.0 3 0 3 0 0 1.000 -0 -9 1.04 0.75 .953 2.80 2.80
1991 OAK AL 34 DH 1 1
1992 OAK AL 35 3B 119 112 87 964.0 257 86 162 9 10 .965 0 0 2.32 2.08 .950 2.78 2.77
1992 OAK AL 35 1B 18 14 9 126.0 119 112 5 2 13 .983 -2 -18 8.36 6.50 .993 9.68 9.64
1992 OAK AL 35 DH 2 1
1992 OAK AL 35 SS 1 0 0 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0 0 9.00 1.00 .970 4.50 4.70
15 Seasons 3B 1720 1680 1476 14640.0 4329 1382 2799 148 256 .966 -44 -4 2.57 2.43 .951 2.87 2.85
6 Seasons 1B 124 84 68 795.1 761 714 43 4 55 .995 -2 -3 8.57 6.10 .992 9.53 9.46
3 Seasons SS 4 0 0 7.0 7 2 4 1 0 .857 0 51 7.71 1.50 .964 4.76 4.77
2 Seasons 2B 2 0 0 5.0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 -0 -24 1.80 0.50 .980 5.22 5.05
15 Seasons TOT 1850 1764 1544 15447.1 5098 2098 2847 153 311 .970 -46 -4 2.88 2.67 .957 3.22 3.30
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.
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
1978 CAL AL 21 3B -7 -8 -7 -9 2 0
1978 CAL AL 21 SS 0 72 0 -0 1 0
1979 CAL AL 22 3B -2 -2 -4 0 -4 2
1980 CAL AL 23 3B -16 -15 -16 -11 -6 0
1981 BOS AL 24 3B 1 1 1 4 -4 0
1982 BOS AL 25 3B -8 -9 -8 -5 -2 0
1983 OAK AL 26 3B 5 9 5 0 5 0
1983 OAK AL 26 SS 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 OAK AL 27 3B -1 -1 -1 1 -2 0
1985 OAK AL 28 3B -16 -22 -14 -5 -9 -1
1986 OAK AL 29 3B 1 1 1 4 -3 0
1986 OAK AL 29 1B 1 2 1 1 0 0
1986 OAK AL 29 2B 0 30 0 0 0 0
1987 OAK AL 30 3B 9 9 9 3 5 0
1987 OAK AL 30 1B -1 -14 -1 -0 -1 0
1988 OAK AL 31 3B -1 -1 -1 1 -2 0
1988 OAK AL 31 1B 0 21 0 0 0 0
1988 OAK AL 31 2B -0 -240 -0 0 -0
1989 OAK AL 32 3B -6 -7 -5 -3 -2 -1
1989 OAK AL 32 1B -0 -2 -0 -0 0 0
1990 OAK AL 33 3B -3 -3 -5 3 -8 2
1990 OAK AL 33 1B -0 -13 -0 -0 0 0
1991 OAK AL 34 3B -0 -9 -0 -0 0 0
1992 OAK AL 35 3B 0 0 0 1 -1 0
1992 OAK AL 35 1B -2 -18 -2 -0 -2 0
1992 OAK AL 35 SS 0 0 0
15 Seasons 3B -44 -4 -46 -17 -30 2
6 Seasons 1B -2 -3 -2 -0 -2 0
3 Seasons SS 0 51 0 -0 1 0
2 Seasons 2B -0 -24 -0 0 -0 0
15 Seasons TOT -46 -4 -48 -17 -31 2
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
1978 CAL AL 21 121 116 121 117 0 0 0 0 117 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 2
1979 CAL AL 22 157 157 157 157 0 0 0 0 157 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1980 CAL AL 23 151 150 151 150 0 0 0 0 150 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1981 BOS AL 24 102 101 102 86 0 0 0 0 86 0 0 0 0 0 16 1 0
1982 BOS AL 25 128 127 128 114 0 0 0 0 114 0 0 0 0 0 13 1 0
1983 OAK AL 26 80 76 80 78 0 0 0 0 78 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
1984 OAK AL 27 151 151 151 151 0 0 0 0 151 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1985 OAK AL 28 98 97 98 96 0 0 0 0 96 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1986 OAK AL 29 151 149 151 147 0 0 59 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0
1987 OAK AL 30 151 149 151 147 0 0 17 0 142 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 0
1988 OAK AL 31 150 135 150 149 0 0 9 1 143 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 2
1989 OAK AL 32 148 144 148 146 0 0 15 0 136 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1
1990 OAK AL 33 134 130 134 128 0 0 5 0 126 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 1
1991 OAK AL 34 5 4 5 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
1992 OAK AL 35 135 127 135 132 0 0 18 0 119 1 0 0 0 0 2 5 0
15 Seasons 1862 1813 1862 1802 0 0 123 2 1719 4 0 0 0 0 49 28 6
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 -- 3B*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA RHB% BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt Frc Tag Tot 1B 2B Hm Rly Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 543 53 GB LD LDs LDf bFld bF2O%
1978 CAL AL 21 4359 54% 81% 24% 297 85% 7 93 66 14 13 185 149 30 2 5 17 0 13 4 12 18 8 3 12 4 0 4 14 57%
1979 CAL AL 22 5942 54% 81% 24% 448 83% 8 132 104 11 17 268 212 48 0 8 7 0 7 0 7 31 26 3 30 0 0 0 28 50%
1980 CAL AL 23 5803 55% 83% 23% 437 84% 3 149 113 13 23 254 204 42 0 11 19 0 16 3 14 28 20 2 22 2 0 1 35 54%
1981 BOS AL 24 3294 59% 82% 29% 266 88% 6 67 52 4 11 181 139 33 4 9 13 0 10 3 13 16 15 0 15 1 1 0 7 43%
1982 BOS AL 25 4301 61% 82% 28% 303 89% 2 83 53 13 17 212 175 30 3 5 10 0 8 2 6 17 11 0 13 2 0 2 14 57%
1983 OAK AL 26 2921 65% 83% 24% 251 86% 1 61 46 6 9 167 119 44 1 4 10 0 10 0 8 19 14 1 16 2 1 1 4 75%
1984 OAK AL 27 5720 56% 83% 23% 389 96% 4 140 109 9 22 264 209 50 2 10 18 3 14 1 12 28 17 2 20 8 3 5 6 100%
1985 OAK AL 28 3662 59% 81% 24% 193 96% 0 82 63 7 12 121 88 30 0 6 5 0 5 0 4 11 10 0 10 0 0 0 6 83%
1986 OAK AL 29 3567 52% 79% 27% 214 91% 2 67 50 8 9 147 123 20 0 2 4 1 3 0 3 13 8 0 11 2 1 1 6 100%
1987 OAK AL 30 5011 54% 78% 29% 361 90% 10 95 75 9 11 251 200 38 5 3 7 0 6 1 6 16 11 0 13 3 2 1 12 67%
1988 OAK AL 31 5068 54% 80% 30% 351 90% 4 112 91 4 17 224 184 32 1 4 7 0 4 3 6 16 10 0 12 2 2 0 22 68%
1989 OAK AL 32 4750 55% 79% 31% 309 86% 3 103 84 7 12 181 146 26 3 5 13 0 7 6 11 11 9 0 9 2 2 0 15 40%
1990 OAK AL 33 4236 54% 81% 32% 317 88% 3 98 86 7 5 195 154 36 0 3 9 0 4 5 7 22 21 0 22 0 0 0 9 89%
1991 OAK AL 34 112 48% 76% 33% 4 75% 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1992 OAK AL 35 4133 53% 80% 30% 270 87% 3 86 74 1 11 161 133 26 2 4 9 0 3 6 4 10 9 0 9 1 0 0 6 67%
15 Seasons 62879 56% 81% 27% 4410 88% 56 1368 1066 113 189 2814 2238 485 23 79 148 4 110 34 113 256 189 11 214 29 12 15 184 61%
MLB Averages 59% 81% 29% 89% 71%

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%
1986 OAK AL 29 1959 55% 77% 25% 97 96% 0 413 21 389 3 52 22 16 5 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 24 1 0 0 23 1 1 0 1 2 50%
1987 OAK AL 30 307 44% 79% 27% 18 94% 0 60 5 54 1 3 10 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 3 67%
1988 OAK AL 31 74 50% 72% 23% 4 100% 0 12 1 11 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
1989 OAK AL 32 425 48% 76% 28% 20 100% 0 91 9 79 2 6 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 7 0 2 1 1 2 100%
1990 OAK AL 33 114 55% 73% 32% 7 100% 0 28 4 24 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
1992 OAK AL 35 574 60% 76% 29% 31 81% 0 112 7 103 2 13 5 5 0 0 1 2 0 0 2 1 13 0 0 0 12 0 1 0 1 3 67%
6 Seasons 3453 54% 76% 26% 177 94% 0 716 47 660 8 78 44 33 8 0 1 4 0 1 3 2 55 1 0 0 51 1 4 1 3 10 70%
MLB Averages 59% 81% 29% 94% 88%

Advanced Fielding -- SS*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA RHB% BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt Frc Tag Tot 1B 2B Hm Rly Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 643 63 463 163 363 GB GBs GBr LD LDs LDf
1978 CAL AL 21 24 67% 75% 38% 5 60% 1 1 0 1 0 4 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 OAK AL 26 3 67% 100% 33% 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
1992 OAK AL 35 3 33% 67% 0% 1 100% 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Seasons 30 63% 77% 33% 6 67% 1 2 1 1 0 4 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLB Averages 59% 81% 29% 89%

Advanced Fielding -- 2B*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA RHB% BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt Frc Tag Tot 1B 2B Hm Rly Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 643 543 463 43 GB GBs GBr LD LDs LDf
1986 OAK AL 29 14 71% 79% 43% 1 100% 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1988 OAK AL 31 6 33% 83% 17% 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
2 Seasons 20 60% 80% 35% 1 100% 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLB Averages 59% 81% 29% 93%



* - 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

Hall of Fame
1998 BBWAA ( 0.6%)

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1981 AL (6, 28%)
1982 AL (32, 0%)
1989 AL (17, 5%)
0.33 Career Shares (589th)

Silver Sluggers
1981 AL (3B)

Def. Games as 3B s c a p y
1979 AL  157 (1st)
1980 AL  150 (2nd)
1984 AL  151 (3rd)
Career  1,720 (26th)

Putouts as 3B s c a p y
1979 AL  135 (1st)
1980 AL  151 (1st)
1984 AL  137 (3rd)
1988 AL  113 (3rd)
1989 AL  104 (5th)
1990 AL  100 (5th)
Career  1,382 (48th)

Assists as 3B s c a p y
1984 AL  268 (4th)
Career  2,799 (49th)

Errors Committed as 3B s c a p y
1978 AL  17 (5th)
1980 AL  19 (2nd)
1981 AL  13 (5th)
1984 AL  18 (4th)

Double Plays Turned as 3B s c a p y
1979 AL  29 (3rd)
1980 AL  29 (3rd)
1981 AL  17 (5th)
1984 AL  27 (3rd)
1990 AL  22 (5th)
Career  256 (45th)

Total Zone Runs as 3B s c a p y
1987 AL  9 (1st)

Range Factor/9Inn as 3Bs c a p y
Career  2.57 (90th)

Range Factor/Game as 3B s c a p y
1981 AL  2.91 (4th)
1984 AL  2.68 (4th)

Fielding % as 3B s c a p y
1979 AL  .983 (1st)
1982 AL  .968 (4th)
1987 AL  .980 (1st)
1988 AL  .979 (1st)
1989 AL  .957 (5th)
1990 AL  .970 (1st)
1992 AL  .965 (2nd)
Career  .966 (20th)

                           

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