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Vance Law

Vance Aaron Law (Long arm of the Law)

Positions: Third Baseman, Second Baseman and Shortstop
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: October 1, 1956 in Boise, ID
High School: Provo HS (Provo, UT)
School: Brigham Young University (Provo, UT)
Drafted
by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 39th round of the 1978 amateur draft. (All Transactions)
Debut: June 1, 1980 (Age 23.244)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1981 season [*]
Teams (by GP): WhiteSox/Expos/Cubs/Athletics/Pirates 1980-1991
Agents: Jack Sands,Steve Freyer [*]
Final Game: October 6, 1991 (Age 35.005)
Relatives: Son of Vern Law
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Standard Batting

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
1980 23 PIT NL 25 78 74 11 17 2 2 0 3 2 0 3 7 .230 .260 .311 .571 57 23 2 0 1 0 0 4/65
1981 24 PIT NL 30 71 67 1 9 0 1 0 3 1 1 2 15 .134 .157 .164 .321 -10 11 2 0 1 1 0 4/65
1982 25 CHW AL 114 398 359 40 101 20 1 5 54 4 2 26 46 .281 .327 .384 .712 95 138 10 1 7 5 1 654/7
1983 26 CHW AL 145 471 408 55 99 21 5 4 42 3 1 51 56 .243 .325 .348 .673 83 142 7 1 6 5 1 *5/468D
1984 27 CHW AL 151 533 481 60 121 18 2 17 59 4 1 41 75 .252 .309 .403 .713 92 194 13 1 6 4 2 *54/86
1985 28 MON NL 147 621 519 75 138 30 6 10 52 6 5 86 96 .266 .369 .405 .773 122 210 11 2 8 6 0 *435/9
1986 29 MON NL 112 402 360 37 81 17 2 5 44 3 5 37 66 .225 .298 .325 .623 72 117 9 1 2 2 1 435/19
1987 30 MON NL 133 492 436 52 119 27 1 12 56 8 5 51 62 .273 .347 .422 .769 101 184 8 0 2 3 5 453/1
1988 ★ 31 CHC NL 151 621 556 73 163 29 2 11 78 1 4 55 79 .293 .358 .412 .770 117 229 15 3 4 3 4 *5/7 AS
1989 32 CHC NL 130 454 408 38 96 22 3 7 42 2 2 38 73 .235 .296 .355 .651 80 145 11 0 1 7 0 *5/7
1991 34 OAK AL 74 157 134 11 28 7 1 0 9 0 0 18 27 .209 .303 .276 .579 66 37 4 0 5 0 0 5/7631
11 Yrs 1212 4298 3802 453 972 193 26 71 442 34 26 408 602 .256 .326 .376 .703 94 1430 92 9 43 36 14
162 Game Avg. 162 574 508 61 130 26 3 9 59 5 3 55 80 .256 .326 .376 .703 94 191 12 1 6 5 2
MON (3 yrs) 392 1515 1315 164 338 74 9 27 152 17 15 174 224 .257 .343 .389 .731 101 511 28 3 12 11 6
CHW (3 yrs) 410 1402 1248 155 321 59 8 26 155 11 4 118 177 .257 .320 .380 .699 90 474 30 3 19 14 4
PIT (2 yrs) 55 149 141 12 26 2 3 0 6 3 1 5 22 .184 .211 .241 .452 26 34 4 0 2 1 0
CHC (2 yrs) 281 1075 964 111 259 51 5 18 120 3 6 93 152 .269 .332 .388 .720 101 374 26 3 5 10 4
OAK (1 yr) 74 157 134 11 28 7 1 0 9 0 0 18 27 .209 .303 .276 .579 66 37 4 0 5 0 0
NL (7 yrs) 728 2739 2420 287 623 127 17 45 278 23 22 272 398 .257 .331 .380 .711 97 919 58 6 19 22 10
AL (4 yrs) 484 1559 1382 166 349 66 9 26 164 11 4 136 204 .253 .318 .370 .688 88 511 34 3 24 14 4

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
1980 23 PIT NL 25 78 -3 1 -0 0 1 -1 -0.1 3 2 0.1 .495 .499 0.1 0.1 1 4/65
1981 24 PIT NL 30 71 -9 -1 -0 1 1 -8 -0.9 2 -5 -0.7 .469 .494 -0.8 0.3 -7 4/65
1982 25 CHW AL 114 398 -1 1 -0 -9 6 -3 -0.3 14 10 1.0 .497 .498 1.9 -0.3 19 654/7
1983 26 CHW AL 145 471 -8 1 1 15 2 10 1.2 16 27 2.7 .508 .507 1.1 1.9 11 *5/468D
1984 27 CHW AL 151 533 -9 2 -2 -7 3 -13 -1.4 18 5 0.3 .491 .491 1.2 -0.5 12 *54/86
1985 28 MON NL 147 621 15 -0 -1 -2 3 15 1.6 21 36 3.8 .511 .510 4.0 0.0 39 $375,000 *435/9
1986 29 MON NL 112 402 -11 -1 0 6 2 -4 -0.4 14 10 1.0 .496 .498 0.3 0.8 4 $450,000 435/19
1987 30 MON NL 133 492 -1 -5 0 -8 3 -11 -1.2 17 5 0.5 .491 .493 1.3 -0.6 14 $525,000 453/1
1988 ★ 31 CHC NL 151 621 17 -5 -1 -13 2 0 -0.0 21 22 2.2 .500 .500 3.5 -1.3 34 $375,000 *5/7 AS
1989 32 CHC NL 130 454 -11 -2 -1 -3 1 -15 -1.9 15 -0 -0.4 .487 .489 -0.1 -0.2 2 $425,000 *5/7
1991 34 OAK AL 74 157 -4 -1 -1 0 1 -4 -0.4 6 1 0.1 .494 .497 0.1 0.1 1 $500,000 5/7631
11 Seasons 1212 4298 -24 -11 -4 -19 25 -34 -3.8 146 112 10.6 .497 .498 12.5 0.4 131 $2,650,000
MON (3 yrs) 392 1515 3 -6 -0 -5 8 0 0.1 52 52 5.3 .500 .501 5.5 0.3 56 $1,350,000
CHW (3 yrs) 410 1402 -18 3 -1 -0 11 -6 -0.4 48 42 4.0 .498 .499 4.2 1.1 42
PIT (2 yrs) 55 149 -12 -0 -0 1 2 -9 -1.1 5 -4 -0.6 .481 .496 -0.7 0.4 -5
CHC (2 yrs) 281 1075 6 -7 -2 -16 3 -15 -1.9 36 21 1.8 .494 .495 3.5 -1.5 37 $800,000
OAK (1 yr) 74 157 -4 -1 -1 0 1 -4 -0.4 6 1 0.1 .494 .497 0.1 0.1 1 $500,000

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
1980 23 PIT NL 78 60 6 2.7 98 .254 .230 .270 .260 .333 .311 .392 .571 .725 57 .304 -4.8 -0.5 .475 .149 .081 .0
1981 24 PIT NL 71 63 1 0.4 95 .170 .134 .267 .157 .333 .164 .383 .321 .716 -10 .016 -10.2 -1.1 .213 .060 .030 .0
1982 25 CHW AL 398 282 45 4.3 99 .307 .281 .264 .327 .328 .384 .403 .712 .731 95 .469 -1.8 -0.2 .619 .181 .103 4.4
1983 26 CHW AL 471 328 49 4.0 101 .269 .243 .270 .325 .333 .348 .408 .673 .740 83 .441 -8.8 -0.9 .618 .235 .105 3.4
1984 27 CHW AL 533 384 59 4.1 101 .265 .252 .269 .309 .333 .403 .406 .713 .739 92 .458 -6.5 -0.6 .639 .243 .152 6.5
1985 28 MON NL 621 411 82 5.4 91 .305 .266 .254 .369 .321 .405 .379 .773 .700 122 .611 19.1 2.0 .753 .306 .139 7.5
1986 29 MON NL 402 297 34 3.1 97 .261 .225 .261 .298 .332 .325 .394 .623 .726 72 .353 -13.8 -1.4 .522 .197 .100 3.8
1987 30 MON NL 492 335 65 5.2 108 .293 .273 .273 .347 .343 .422 .425 .769 .767 101 .542 1.0 0.1 .721 .273 .149 9.6
1988 31 CHC NL 621 419 80 5.2 94 .324 .293 .262 .358 .326 .412 .384 .770 .711 117 .615 13.1 1.4 .689 .212 .119 1.8
1989 32 CHC NL 454 333 43 3.5 97 .266 .235 .263 .296 .331 .355 .391 .651 .723 80 .431 -10.9 -1.2 .563 .213 .120 3.1
1991 34 OAK AL 157 115 12 2.8 92 .262 .209 .253 .303 .321 .276 .384 .579 .705 66 .293 -5.5 -0.5 .500 .201 .067
11 Yrs 4298 3027 476 4.2 98 .285 .256 .264 .326 .330 .376 .397 .703 .727 94 .487 -28.8 -2.9 .629 .230 .120 46.0
162 Game Avg. 574 405 64 4.2 98 .285 .256 .264 .326 .330 .376 .397 .703 .727 94 .487 -28.8 -2.9 .629 .230 .120 6
MON (3 yrs) 1515 1043 181 4.7 98 .289 .257 .262 .343 .331 .389 .398 .731 .729 101 .527 6.3 0.6 .676 .265 .132 20.9
CHW (3 yrs) 1402 994 153 4.1 100 .279 .257 .268 .320 .331 .380 .406 .699 .737 90 .456 -17.0 -1.7 .626 .223 .123 15.5
PIT (2 yrs) 149 123 7 1.5 96 .217 .184 .269 .211 .333 .241 .388 .452 .721 26 .138 -14.9 -1.6 .342 .106 .057 .0
CHC (2 yrs) 1075 752 123 4.4 95 .300 .269 .262 .332 .328 .388 .387 .720 .716 101 .543 2.2 0.2 .634 .213 .119 5.1
OAK (1 yr) 157 115 12 2.8 92 .262 .209 .253 .303 .321 .276 .384 .579 .705 66 .293 -5.5 -0.5 .500 .201 .067
NL (7 yrs) 2739 1918 311 4.4 97 .289 .257 .263 .331 .330 .380 .393 .711 .723 97 .514 -6.4 -0.7 .638 .235 .122 30.4
AL (4 yrs) 1559 1109 165 4.0 99 .277 .253 .267 .318 .330 .370 .404 .688 .734 88 .441 -22.4 -2.2 .613 .221 .117 15.5

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
1983 26 CHW AL ALCS BAL L 4 12 11 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 .182 .250 .182 .432 2 0 0 0 0 0
1989 32 CHC NL NLCS SFG L 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Yrs (2 Series) 6 15 14 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 6 .143 .200 .143 .343 2 0 0 0 0 0
1 ALCS 4 12 11 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 .182 .250 .182 .432 2 0 0 0 0 0
1 NLCS 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0

All-Star Batting

Year Tm Lg Age GS PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1988 CHC NL 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
1980 23 PIT NL 78 0.0% 9.0% 3.9% 5.1% 24% 2.33 10.6 24.7 1.17 86%
1981 24 PIT NL 71 0.0% 21.1% 2.8% 1.4% 11% 7.50 4.5 22.3 1.00 75%
1982 25 CHW AL 398 1.3% 11.6% 6.5% 6.5% 26% 1.77 7.8 71.8 6.6 1.18 79%
1983 26 CHW AL 471 0.9% 11.9% 10.8% 6.4% 30% 1.10 7.3 102.0 9.7 0.92 75%
1984 27 CHW AL 533 3.2% 14.1% 7.7% 6.9% 31% 1.83 6.4 28.3 8.2 0.87 74%
1985 28 MON NL 621 1.6% 15.5% 13.9% 7.4% 33% 1.12 5.4 51.9 10.0 0.96 67%
1986 29 MON NL 402 1.2% 16.4% 9.2% 6.0% 30% 1.78 5.5 72.0 8.2 0.96 72%
1987 30 MON NL 492 2.4% 12.6% 10.4% 8.1% 34% 1.22 7.0 36.3 7.8 0.93 74%
1988 31 CHC NL 621 1.8% 12.7% 8.9% 6.8% 26% 1.44 7.0 50.5 7.1 0.93 1.22 76% 20% 7.6% 41%
1989 32 CHC NL 454 1.5% 16.1% 8.4% 7.1% 33% 1.92 5.6 58.3 9.7 0.58 0.75 74% 22% 3.8% 14%
1991 34 OAK AL 157 0.0% 17.2% 11.5% 5.1% 29% 1.50 5.0 14.9 0.73 1.00 68% 19% 0.0% 23%
11 Yrs 4298 1.7% 14.0% 9.5% 6.8% 30% 1.48 6.3 53.5 8.6 0.76 0.97 74% 21% 4.8% 28%
MLB Averages 2.1% 14.2% 8.5% 6.7% 29% 1.68 6.3 42.2 8.5 0.80 1.08 74% 20% 6.5% 24%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
1980 23 PIT NL -4.8 -0.5 80 0.0 1.1 -1.1 .87 -0.1 0.1 -1.4 -0.1 0.84 -2.1 0.46 3
1981 24 PIT NL -10.2 -1.1 73 -0.8 0.4 -1.2 .91 -0.9 0.1 -9.8 -1.0 1.01 -9.9 0.03 1
1982 25 CHW AL -1.8 -0.2 407 1.2 6.9 -5.8 .93 0.3 1.0 9.6 0.9 0.98 4.2 0.00 1
1983 26 CHW AL -8.8 -0.9 483 -0.8 6.3 -7.1 .88 -0.6 -0.3 -9.2 -0.9 0.92 -8.7 0
1984 27 CHW AL -6.5 -0.6 547 -1.1 8.1 -9.2 .94 -0.9 -0.3 -10.2 -1.0 0.91 -9.8 0.75 4
1985 28 MON NL 19.1 2.0 640 1.8 12.1 -10.3 1.02 2.0 -0.2 17.0 1.8 0.96 20.6 1.37 5
1986 29 MON NL -13.8 -1.4 412 0.5 8.6 -8.1 1.17 -0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 1.00 -1.6 2.40 6
1987 30 MON NL 1.0 0.1 508 0.4 8.3 -7.9 .92 0.3 0.2 -0.6 -0.1 0.96 0.6 2.69 5
1988 31 CHC NL 13.1 1.4 642 2.2 13.3 -11.1 1.12 1.2 0.8 24.3 2.5 1.00 19.3 0.32 1
1989 32 CHC NL -10.9 -1.2 466 -1.5 6.2 -7.8 .94 -0.8 -0.9 -13.0 -1.3 0.99 -9.3 1.85 10
1991 34 OAK AL -5.5 -0.5 157 -0.9 1.6 -2.5 .89 -0.9 -0.2 -7.9 -0.8 0.92 -9.6 0.69 9
11 Yrs -28.8 -2.9 4415 1.0 73.2 -72.2 .99 -0.5 1.5 -1.2 -0.0 0.96 -6.3 1.42 45

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
1980 23 PIT NL 3 0 48% 36 2 0 100% 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 64% 7 3 4 2 1 1 2 0 2
1981 24 PIT NL 1 0 7% 17 1 1 50% 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 25% 2 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 1
1982 25 CHW AL 6 0 29% 143 4 2 67% 3 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 4 0 3 1 0 4 47% 33 19 14 4 1 3 12 6 6
1983 26 CHW AL 7 0 34% 175 3 1 75% 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 0 1 1 4 19 47% 23 14 9 7 4 3 19 7 11
1984 27 CHW AL 2 0 30% 145 4 1 80% 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 6 0 5 0 1 15 53% 19 9 10 3 3 0 12 4 8
1985 28 MON NL 3 0 30% 277 6 5 55% 5 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 11 45% 36 25 10 7 4 3 19 4 15
1986 29 MON NL 7 0 28% 137 3 5 38% 3 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 4 0 2 0 2 7 54% 17 11 6 5 0 4 13 4 9
1987 30 MON NL 3 0 25% 171 8 5 62% 6 4 2 1 0 0 1 0 14 1 3 4 6 5 57% 20 10 8 10 4 6 14 2 11
1988 31 CHC NL 13 0 30% 273 1 4 20% 0 3 0 0 1 1 3 0 6 0 1 2 3 21 31% 39 31 7 14 11 3 21 5 13
1989 32 CHC NL 4 0 24% 138 2 2 50% 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 1 18 22% 23 19 3 5 5 0 9 4 5
1991 34 OAK AL 3 0 23% 55 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 50% 10 6 4 1 0 1 3 0 2
11 Yrs 52 0 29% 1567 34 26 57% 28 18 5 4 1 4 8 0 46 1 15 11 19 103 44% 229 149 75 59 34 24 125 36 83

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
1980 23 PIT NL 78 29% 17 3 1 0 0 0.46 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 100% 9 2 22% 5 3 60% 29 5 17% 4 2 50% 3 3 100% 0
1981 24 PIT NL 71 39% 9 1 0 0 0 0.03 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 33% 15 2 13% 12 6 50% 46 3 7% 4 2 50% 5 3 60% 0
1982 25 CHW AL 398 34% 101 1 1 0 0 0.00 5 0 14 1 4 2 3 0 7 7 100% 82 10 12% 33 21 64% 268 52 19% 25 18 72% 16 14 88% 0
1983 26 CHW AL 471 34% 99 0 0 0 0 4 0 8 3 1 1 3 0 7 6 86% 78 7 9% 35 17 49% 270 39 14% 29 18 62% 16 9 56% 0
1984 27 CHW AL 533 39% 121 4 2 0 0 0.75 17 0 16 8 9 11 6 0 7 6 86% 92 13 14% 43 19 44% 307 43 14% 28 16 57% 20 13 65% 0
1985 28 MON NL 621 30% 138 5 0 0 0 1.37 10 0 12 6 4 5 5 0 8 8 100% 116 11 9% 75 22 29% 361 47 13% 34 11 32% 49 23 47% 0
1986 29 MON NL 402 35% 81 6 1 0 1 2.40 5 0 16 1 4 3 2 0 2 2 100% 81 9 11% 40 14 35% 267 42 16% 26 13 50% 20 12 60% 0
1987 30 MON NL 492 36% 119 5 1 0 1 2.69 12 1 18 9 3 3 9 0 2 2 100% 83 8 10% 38 12 32% 326 47 14% 31 17 55% 16 6 38% 0
1988 31 CHC NL 621 28% 163 14 2 1 0 0 0 0.32 11 0 17 6 5 5 6 0 5 4 80% 133 15 11% 60 14 23% 414 69 17% 45 24 53% 21 11 52% 0
1989 32 CHC NL 454 27% 96 2 0 10 0 0 0 1.85 7 0 13 4 3 4 3 0 2 1 50% 90 11 12% 48 18 38% 305 37 12% 30 16 53% 15 9 60% 0
1991 34 OAK AL 157 42% 28 7 2 9 4 0 1 0.69 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 5 63% 25 4 16% 14 7 50% 91 10 11% 5 3 60% 8 3 38% 0
11 Yrs 4298 33% 972 23 4 45 10 0 3 1.42 71 1 117 38 33 34 37 0 52 43 83% 804 92 11% 403 153 38% 2684 394 15% 261 140 54% 189 106 56% 0
MLB Averages 59% 77% 11% 35% 15% 52% 55%

Pitch Summary -- Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1stS 30% 30c 30s 20% 20c 20s 31% 31c 31s L/SO S/SO L/SO% PAu Pitu Stru
1988 31 CHC NL 618 2158 3.49 1362 63.4% 17.2% 15.1% 32.4% 35.3% 82.8% 1.4% 52.5% 81.7% 43.7% 4.2% 26 4 14.4% 89 47 5.2% 32 15 18 59 23.1% 3 0 0
1989 32 CHC NL 447 1717 3.84 1031 60.0% 21.0% 15.5% 30.6% 32.8% 78.9% 0.0% 47.4% 80.2% 32.2% 4.3% 19 5 15.0% 67 42 11.2% 50 35 19 52 26.8% 7 0 1
1991 34 OAK AL 157 646 4.11 372 57.6% 24.7% 13.4% 31.7% 30.1% 75.3% 0.0% 43.3% 82.1% 21.7% 8.3% 13 0 25.5% 40 21 14.0% 22 12 6 21 22.2% 0 0 0
3 Yrs 1222 4521 3.70 2765 61.3% 19.6% 15.0% 31.6% 33.7% 80.3% 0.6% 49.2% 81.2% 36.7% 4.7% 58 9 16.0% 196 110 8.5% 104 62 43 132 24.4% 10 0 1
MLB Averages 3.62 62.3% 24.6% 14.4% 26.9% 33.9% 75.2% 2.1% 46.8% 80.7% 31.7% 5.6% 15.7% 8.7% 26.2%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1980 23 25 78 74 11 17 2 2 0 3 2 0 3 7 .230 .260 .311 .571 57 23 2 0 1 0 0
1981 24 55 149 141 12 26 2 3 0 6 3 1 5 22 .184 .211 .241 .452 26 34 4 0 2 1 0
1982 25 169 547 500 52 127 22 4 5 60 7 3 31 68 .254 .296 .344 .640 76 172 14 1 9 6 1
1983 26 314 1018 908 107 226 43 9 9 102 10 4 82 124 .249 .309 .346 .655 79 314 21 2 15 11 2
1984 27 465 1551 1389 167 347 61 11 26 161 14 5 123 199 .250 .309 .366 .675 84 508 34 3 21 15 4
1985 28 612 2172 1908 242 485 91 17 36 213 20 10 209 295 .254 .326 .376 .702 94 718 45 5 29 21 4
1986 29 724 2574 2268 279 566 108 19 41 257 23 15 246 361 .250 .322 .368 .690 91 835 54 6 31 23 5
1987 30 857 3066 2704 331 685 135 20 53 313 31 20 297 423 .253 .326 .377 .703 92 1019 62 6 33 26 10
1988 31 1008 3687 3260 404 848 164 22 64 391 32 24 352 502 .260 .331 .383 .714 96 1248 77 9 37 29 14
1989 32 1138 4141 3668 442 944 186 25 71 433 34 26 390 575 .257 .327 .380 .707 95 1393 88 9 38 36 14
1990 33 1138 4141 3668 442 944 186 25 71 433 34 26 390 575 .257 .327 .380 .707 95 1393 88 9 38 36 14
1991 34 1212 4298 3802 453 972 193 26 71 442 34 26 408 602 .256 .326 .376 .703 94 1430 92 9 43 36 14

Neutralized Batting

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
1980 23 25 78 74 11 17 2 2 0 3 2 3 7 .230 .260 .311 .571 6 25
1981 24 45 110 103 2 15 0 2 0 5 2 3 23 .146 .167 .184 .351 3 30
1982 25 114 402 362 42 104 21 1 5 57 4 27 46 .287 .334 .392 .726 48 114
1983 26 145 473 409 56 100 21 5 4 43 3 52 56 .244 .328 .350 .677 47 145
1984 27 151 534 482 61 122 18 2 17 60 4 41 75 .253 .311 .405 .715 61 151
1985 28 147 640 531 86 150 33 7 11 60 7 93 96 .282 .388 .433 .821 89 147
1986 29 112 406 363 39 84 18 2 5 47 3 38 66 .231 .304 .333 .638 37 112
1987 30 133 486 432 49 115 26 1 12 53 8 49 62 .266 .339 .414 .753 61 133
1988 31 151 633 565 80 172 31 2 12 85 1 58 79 .304 .370 .430 .801 89 151
1989 32 130 457 410 39 98 22 3 7 43 2 39 73 .239 .300 .359 .659 45 130
1991 34 74 162 137 13 31 8 1 0 10 0 20 27 .226 .325 .299 .624 13 74
11 Yrs 1227 4381 3868 478 1008 200 28 73 466 36 423 610 .261 .332 .383 .715 499 1212
162 Game Avg. 162 578 511 63 133 26 4 10 62 5 56 81 .261 .332 .383 .715 66 1212



* - 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

Defensive WARs c a p y
1983 AL  1.9 (7th)

Batting Average s c a p y
1988 NL  .293 (8th)

Hits s c a p y
1988 NL  163 (10th)

Bases on Balls s c a p y
1985 NL  86 (4th)

Singles s c a p y
1988 NL  121 (10th)

Sacrifice Flies s c a p y
1985 NL  6 (10th)

             

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkBatting - 9 (1506), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 5 (1578), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 13 (1266), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Third Base (187th), 10.6 career WAR/11.5 7yr-peak WAR/11.1 JAWS
Average HOF 3B (out of 13) = 67.4 career WAR/42.7 7yr-peak WAR/55.0 JAWS

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Summation of season totals only works for the initial case when the table is in year order. On a sorted table the results may get a bit goofy.

HIGHLIGHTING: Adding a range or series of player's career seasons or career game numbers (like '#1972:batting_standard', '#1970-1980-sum:batting_standard', or '#1998,1999,2001,2002,sum:pitching_standard') onto the end of a player page url causes the seasons to the highlighted and summed. After changing address bar, reload the page to see highlighting. This will work even in links e-mailed to others. Note that for tables with multiple pages the first table is the default. If you want to create a sum for a table other than the first one, select the rows and after the summation window appears click on "permanent link" link.

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