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Kirby Puckett

Kirby Puckett (Puck)

Position: Centerfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 8", Weight: 178 lb.

Born: March 14, 1960 in Chicago, IL
High School: Calumet City HS (Chicago, IL)
Schools: Triton College (River Grove, IL), Bradley University (Peoria, IL)
Drafted
by the Minnesota Twins in the 1st round (3rd pick) of the 1982 amateur draft (January). (All Transactions)
Debut: May 8, 1984 (Age 24.055)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1984 season [*]
Team: Twins 1984-1995
Agents: Ron Shapiro [*]
Final Game: September 28, 1995 (Age 35.198)
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 2001 (423/515 ballots).
   View Kirby Puckett Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).

Died: March 6, 2006 in Phoenix, AZ
Cremated
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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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
1984 24 MIN AL 128 583 557 63 165 12 5 0 31 14 7 16 69 .296 .320 .336 .655 79 187 11 4 4 2 1 *8 RoY-3
1985 25 MIN AL 161 744 691 80 199 29 13 4 74 21 12 41 87 .288 .330 .385 .715 92 266 9 4 5 3 0 *8 MVP-21
1986 ★ 26 MIN AL 161 723 680 119 223 37 6 31 96 20 12 34 99 .328 .366 .537 .903 142 365 14 7 2 0 4 *8 AS,MVP-6,GG,SS
1987 ★ 27 MIN AL 157 668 624 96 207 32 5 28 99 12 7 32 91 .332 .367 .534 .900 132 333 16 6 0 6 7 *8/D AS,MVP-3,GG,SS
1988 ★ 28 MIN AL 158 691 657 109 234 42 5 24 121 6 7 23 83 .356 .375 .545 .920 153 358 17 2 0 9 4 *8 AS,MVP-3,GG,SS
1989 ★ 29 MIN AL 159 684 635 75 215 45 4 9 85 11 4 41 59 .339 .379 .465 .843 131 295 21 3 0 5 9 *8/D AS,MVP-7,GG,SS
1990 ★ 30 MIN AL 146 615 551 82 164 40 3 12 80 5 4 57 73 .298 .365 .446 .811 121 246 15 3 1 3 11 *8/79D456 AS
1991 ★ 31 MIN AL 152 661 611 92 195 29 6 15 89 11 5 31 78 .319 .352 .460 .812 119 281 27 4 8 7 4 *89 AS,MVP-7,GG
1992 ★ 32 MIN AL 160 696 639 104 210 38 4 19 110 17 7 44 97 .329 .374 .490 .864 139 313 17 6 1 6 13 *8/D456 AS,MVP-2,GG,SS
1993 ★ 33 MIN AL 156 682 622 89 184 39 3 22 89 8 6 47 93 .296 .349 .474 .824 120 295 15 7 1 5 7 *89D/7 AS
1994 ★ 34 MIN AL 108 482 439 79 139 32 3 20 112 6 3 28 47 .317 .362 .540 .902 129 237 11 7 1 7 7 *9D/8 AS,MVP-7,SS
1995 ★ 35 MIN AL 137 602 538 83 169 39 0 23 99 3 2 56 89 .314 .379 .515 .894 130 277 15 3 0 5 18 *9D/8456 AS,MVP-21
12 Yrs 1783 7831 7244 1071 2304 414 57 207 1085 134 76 450 965 .318 .360 .477 .837 124 3453 188 56 23 58 85
162 Game Avg. 162 712 658 97 209 38 5 19 99 12 7 41 88 .318 .360 .477 .837 124 314 17 5 2 5 8

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 24 MIN AL 128 583 -16 -0 -0 30 1 14 1.6 19 33 3.3 .512 .509 0.2 3.2 3 *8 RoY-3
1985 25 MIN AL 161 744 -9 1 3 10 1 6 0.7 23 29 2.9 .504 .504 1.9 1.1 19 $130,000 *8 MVP-21
1986 ★ 26 MIN AL 161 723 40 -1 1 -7 1 34 3.5 23 58 5.7 .521 .521 6.4 -0.6 64 $255,000 *8 AS,MVP-6,GG,SS
1987 ★ 27 MIN AL 157 668 27 -0 1 -8 1 20 2.0 23 43 4.2 .512 .512 5.0 -0.7 51 $465,000 *8/D AS,MVP-3,GG,SS
1988 ★ 28 MIN AL 158 691 43 1 1 6 1 53 5.6 23 76 7.7 .535 .534 7.1 0.9 69 $1,090,000 *8 AS,MVP-3,GG,SS
1989 ★ 29 MIN AL 159 684 23 1 1 -4 2 23 2.6 24 47 4.9 .515 .515 5.3 -0.2 51 $2,000,000 *8/D AS,MVP-7,GG,SS
1990 ★ 30 MIN AL 146 615 16 -0 -0 -11 1 6 0.7 22 28 2.8 .504 .504 4.1 -1.1 39 $2,816,667 *8/79D456 AS
1991 ★ 31 MIN AL 152 661 19 2 -2 -1 1 19 2.1 23 42 4.3 .513 .512 4.4 0.1 44 $3,166,667 *89 AS,MVP-7,GG
1992 ★ 32 MIN AL 160 696 33 3 3 3 2 44 4.7 26 69 7.1 .529 .528 6.8 0.5 66 $2,966,667 *8/D456 AS,MVP-2,GG,SS
1993 ★ 33 MIN AL 156 682 16 3 1 -29 -2 -11 -1.0 25 14 1.3 .493 .493 4.4 -3.1 44 $5,300,000 *89D/7 AS
1994 ★ 34 MIN AL 108 482 19 1 0 6 -5 21 2.0 18 39 3.6 .518 .512 3.0 0.1 33 $5,300,000 *9D/8 AS,MVP-7,SS
1995 ★ 35 MIN AL 137 602 22 3 -0 -8 -7 10 1.0 22 32 3.1 .507 .506 3.9 -1.4 41 $6,300,000 *9D/8456 AS,MVP-21
12 Seasons 1783 7831 234 13 8 -14 -2 239 25.5 271 510 50.9 .514 .513 52.4 -1.0 524 $29,790,001

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
1984 24 MIN AL 583 416 58 3.7 100 .337 .296 .268 .320 .331 .336 .405 .655 .736 79 .414 -17.8 -1.8 .522 .081 .039 .0
1985 25 MIN AL 744 521 88 4.5 103 .323 .288 .267 .330 .334 .385 .414 .715 .748 92 .493 -9.9 -1.0 .624 .169 .097 6.7
1986 26 MIN AL 723 485 127 7.0 101 .349 .328 .263 .366 .331 .537 .410 .903 .741 142 .677 36.2 3.5 .857 .271 .209 24.3
1987 27 MIN AL 668 446 116 7.0 108 .350 .332 .268 .367 .337 .534 .431 .900 .768 132 .648 27.7 2.6 .855 .261 .202 16.8
1988 28 MIN AL 691 456 126 7.4 96 .376 .356 .262 .375 .327 .545 .394 .920 .721 153 .721 44.3 4.4 .855 .222 .189 9.6
1989 29 MIN AL 684 450 107 6.4 99 .360 .339 .269 .379 .335 .465 .395 .843 .730 131 .668 26.4 2.6 .778 .202 .126 9.9
1990 30 MIN AL 615 410 88 5.7 99 .324 .298 .266 .365 .335 .446 .398 .811 .733 121 .620 16.7 1.7 .756 .254 .149 7.1
1991 31 MIN AL 661 463 91 5.3 101 .343 .319 .266 .352 .335 .460 .403 .812 .739 119 .569 14.1 1.4 .719 .201 .141 12.7
1992 32 MIN AL 696 460 114 6.7 96 .361 .329 .262 .374 .331 .490 .388 .864 .719 139 .681 32.5 3.2 .823 .246 .161 17.9
1993 33 MIN AL 682 465 100 5.8 103 .316 .296 .267 .349 .337 .474 .408 .824 .745 120 .580 16.4 1.6 .765 .257 .178 11.7
1994 34 MIN AL 482 322 84 7.0 111 .314 .317 .273 .362 .345 .540 .434 .902 .779 129 .620 18.8 1.7 .876 .294 .223 9.2
1995 35 MIN AL 602 391 102 7.0 110 .339 .314 .272 .379 .346 .515 .429 .894 .774 130 .629 24.3 2.2 .873 .307 .201 5.3
12 Yrs 7831 5285 1201 6.1 102 .342 .318 .266 .360 .335 .477 .408 .837 .743 124 .618 229.7 22.2 .772 .229 .159 162.7
162 Game Avg. 712 480 109 6.1 102 .342 .318 .266 .360 .335 .477 .408 .837 .743 124 .618 21 2 .772 .229 .159 15

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
1987 27 MIN AL ALCS DET W 5 24 24 3 5 1 0 1 3 1 0 0 5 .208 .208 .375 .583 9 0 0 0 0 0
1987 ❍ 27 MIN AL WS STL W 7 31 28 5 10 1 1 0 3 1 1 2 1 .357 .419 .464 .884 13 0 1 0 0 0
1991 MVP 31 MIN AL ALCS TOR W 5 23 21 4 9 1 0 2 5 0 0 1 4 .429 .435 .762 1.197 16 0 0 0 1 0
1991 ❍ 31 MIN AL WS ATL W 7 31 24 4 6 0 1 2 4 1 0 5 7 .250 .367 .583 .950 14 1 0 1 1 4
2 Yrs (4 Series) 24 109 97 16 30 3 2 5 15 3 1 8 17 .309 .361 .536 .897 52 1 1 1 2 4
2 ALCS 10 47 45 7 14 2 0 3 8 1 0 1 9 .311 .319 .556 .875 25 0 0 0 1 0
2 WS 14 62 52 9 16 1 2 2 7 2 1 7 8 .308 .393 .519 .913 27 1 1 1 1 4

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
1986 MIN AL 26 as CF 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 .333 .500 .333 .833 1 0 0 0 0 0
1987 MIN AL 27 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1988 MIN AL 28 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1989 MIN AL 29 as CF 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 0 0 0 0
1990 MIN AL 30 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1 0 0 0 0 0
1991 MIN AL 31 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1992 MIN AL 32 as LF 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 0 0 0 0
1993 MIN AL 33 as LF 3 3 1 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 .667 .667 2.000 2.667 6 0 0 0 0 0
1994 MIN AL 34 as RF 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 0 0 0 0
1995 MIN AL 35 as RF 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Yrs (10 GP) 25 24 3 7 1 0 1 3 1 0 1 5 .292 .320 .458 .778 11 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
1984 24 MIN AL 583 0.0% 11.8% 2.7% 2.9% 10% 4.31 8.1 18.0 1.55 84%
1985 25 MIN AL 744 0.5% 11.7% 5.5% 6.2% 23% 2.12 7.9 172.8 9.3 2.17 81%
1986 26 MIN AL 723 4.3% 13.7% 4.7% 10.2% 33% 2.91 6.9 21.9 7.1 1.10 76%
1987 27 MIN AL 668 4.2% 13.6% 4.8% 9.7% 31% 2.84 6.9 22.3 6.3 1.50 77%
1988 28 MIN AL 691 3.5% 12.0% 3.3% 10.3% 30% 3.61 7.9 27.4 5.4 0.86 1.19 81% 23% 9.5% 17%
1989 29 MIN AL 684 1.3% 8.6% 6.0% 8.5% 27% 1.44 10.8 70.6 7.5 1.25 1.88 84% 22% 3.7% 4%
1990 30 MIN AL 615 2.0% 11.9% 9.3% 8.9% 34% 1.28 7.5 45.9 6.9 1.36 1.93 76% 18% 6.2% 4%
1991 31 MIN AL 661 2.3% 11.8% 4.7% 7.6% 26% 2.52 7.8 40.7 6.9 0.94 1.33 79% 20% 6.3% 13%
1992 32 MIN AL 696 2.7% 13.9% 6.3% 8.8% 29% 2.20 6.6 33.6 5.8 1.05 1.48 76% 20% 8.3% 11%
1993 33 MIN AL 682 3.2% 13.6% 6.9% 9.4% 35% 1.98 6.7 28.3 7.0 0.76 1.06 75% 21% 8.4% 12%
1994 34 MIN AL 482 4.2% 9.8% 5.8% 11.4% 40% 1.68 9.3 22.0 3.9 0.76 1.01 79% 22% 10.2% 13%
1995 35 MIN AL 602 3.8% 14.8% 9.3% 10.3% 37% 1.59 6.0 23.4 5.4 0.72 0.88 72% 21% 11.1% 20%
12 Yrs 7831 2.6% 12.3% 5.8% 8.7% 29% 2.14 7.5 35.0 6.7 0.95 1.39 78% 21% 7.9% 12%
MLB Averages 2.2% 15.0% 8.6% 6.9% 30% 1.74 5.9 39.8 8.2 0.81 1.07 73% 21% 6.7% 20%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
1984 24 MIN AL -17.8 -1.8 610 -1.5 8.6 -10.1 .95 -1.9 0.4 -22.2 -2.2 0.92 -24.8 0
1985 25 MIN AL -9.9 -1.0 789 2.0 14.2 -12.2 1.00 -0.8 2.8 7.2 0.7 0.96 -9.4 1.12 1
1986 26 MIN AL 36.2 3.5 770 2.6 14.4 -11.8 .93 3.6 -0.9 37.5 3.6 0.92 45.0 2.25 4
1987 27 MIN AL 27.7 2.6 697 3.3 14.4 -11.1 .96 3.5 0.0 24.7 2.3 0.90 35.8 0.92 2
1988 28 MIN AL 44.3 4.4 719 3.0 14.5 -11.5 .99 3.9 -0.8 46.8 4.6 0.95 44.9 0.07 1
1989 29 MIN AL 26.4 2.6 707 4.0 14.9 -10.9 1.00 2.5 1.5 29.6 2.9 0.95 24.4 1.08 2
1990 30 MIN AL 16.7 1.7 633 2.7 12.2 -9.5 .95 1.9 1.0 31.4 3.0 0.91 22.3 2.84 1
1991 31 MIN AL 14.1 1.4 689 2.3 13.1 -10.8 .97 2.0 0.4 8.6 0.8 0.94 19.0 0
1992 32 MIN AL 32.5 3.2 732 2.9 14.8 -12.0 1.05 3.5 -0.7 39.7 3.9 0.99 35.2 1.68 2
1993 33 MIN AL 16.4 1.6 706 0.9 13.2 -12.3 1.06 1.4 -0.6 14.1 1.3 0.95 15.0 0
1994 34 MIN AL 18.8 1.7 503 3.0 11.0 -8.1 1.02 2.3 0.6 37.3 3.4 0.94 24.5 0
1995 35 MIN AL 24.3 2.2 619 1.9 12.3 -10.4 1.01 1.8 0.1 24.8 2.3 0.94 19.2 1.35 1
12 Yrs 229.7 22.2 8174 27.0 157.7 -130.6 .99 23.6 3.6 279.6 26.6 0.94 251.3 1.55 14

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
1984 24 MIN AL 6 0 34% 246 14 7 67% 13 7 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 1 1 2 15 41% 39 26 12 10 7 3 22 8 14
1985 25 MIN AL 7 0 32% 290 21 12 64% 21 12 0 0 0 0 2 0 9 0 3 3 3 25 43% 42 30 11 9 2 6 21 6 14
1986 26 MIN AL 12 0 38% 328 20 12 63% 20 11 0 1 0 0 1 0 10 0 2 6 2 21 47% 44 28 15 7 4 3 26 8 18
1987 27 MIN AL 7 0 31% 292 12 7 63% 11 6 1 1 0 0 2 1 5 0 2 1 2 18 46% 36 22 14 8 6 2 23 7 15
1988 28 MIN AL 8 0 36% 324 6 7 46% 6 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 2 24 61% 36 21 14 7 1 5 28 1 24
1989 29 MIN AL 7 0 26% 328 11 4 73% 9 3 2 0 0 1 2 1 3 0 1 0 2 16 46% 38 31 7 4 1 3 26 4 21
1990 30 MIN AL 10 0 33% 277 5 4 56% 5 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 3 20 49% 28 19 9 19 11 8 21 5 16
1991 31 MIN AL 13 0 36% 283 11 5 69% 11 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 9 0 3 1 5 19 59% 45 20 25 12 5 7 26 7 17
1992 32 MIN AL 12 0 35% 306 17 7 71% 16 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 3 1 2 26 60% 41 24 15 11 2 9 41 8 32
1993 33 MIN AL 8 0 31% 227 8 6 57% 8 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 2 0 15 56% 29 17 12 4 1 3 21 4 15
1994 34 MIN AL 8 0 38% 187 6 3 67% 6 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 8 0 5 1 2 15 48% 21 12 9 5 2 3 14 7 7
1995 35 MIN AL 9 0 29% 254 3 2 60% 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 21 52% 37 24 12 8 1 7 17 3 13
12 Yrs 107 0 33% 3342 134 76 64% 129 71 5 4 0 1 10 3 65 0 21 18 26 235 51% 436 274 155 104 43 59 286 68 206

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
1984 24 MIN AL 583 32% 165 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 7 4 57% 80 11 14% 39 9 23% 270 34 13% 27 10 37% 14 10 71% 0
1985 25 MIN AL 744 31% 199 1 0 0 0 1.12 4 0 11 0 4 2 2 0 6 5 83% 119 9 8% 46 24 52% 387 72 19% 32 21 66% 20 15 75% 0
1986 26 MIN AL 723 24% 223 4 1 0 2 2.25 31 0 11 25 6 14 17 0 4 2 50% 103 14 14% 43 15 35% 333 65 20% 28 12 43% 20 13 65% 0
1987 27 MIN AL 668 29% 207 2 0 0 0 0.92 28 0 10 17 11 18 10 0 3 0 0% 143 16 11% 61 25 41% 398 77 19% 53 30 57% 26 18 69% 0
1988 28 MIN AL 691 25% 234 28 1 1 0 0 0 0.07 24 0 15 16 8 13 11 0 1 0 0% 154 17 11% 60 23 38% 455 100 22% 55 37 67% 27 17 63% 0
1989 29 MIN AL 684 30% 215 24 1 2 1 0 0 1.08 9 0 9 8 1 7 2 0 3 0 0% 168 21 13% 68 31 46% 454 81 18% 52 32 62% 36 22 61% 0
1990 30 MIN AL 615 30% 164 31 5 1 1 0 0 2.84 12 0 8 8 4 6 6 0 4 1 25% 122 15 12% 45 19 42% 358 70 20% 43 26 60% 23 14 61% 0
1991 31 MIN AL 661 25% 195 35 8 0 0 0 0 15 0 15 8 7 7 8 0 13 8 62% 165 27 16% 78 30 38% 421 77 18% 43 29 67% 30 21 70% 0
1992 32 MIN AL 696 20% 210 44 13 2 1 0 0 1.68 19 3 17 16 3 9 10 0 9 1 11% 166 17 10% 68 26 38% 495 96 19% 56 40 71% 27 17 63% 0
1993 33 MIN AL 682 23% 184 27 9 0 0 0 0 22 2 22 15 7 12 10 0 9 1 11% 164 15 9% 61 23 38% 475 73 15% 41 20 49% 33 22 67% 0
1994 34 MIN AL 482 24% 139 12 0 0 0 0 0 20 1 12 12 8 12 8 0 1 1 100% 98 11 11% 49 28 57% 348 96 28% 47 35 74% 35 23 66% 0
1995 35 MIN AL 602 24% 169 24 4 1 0 0 0 1.35 23 1 8 17 6 13 10 0 2 0 0% 140 15 11% 70 24 34% 405 80 20% 53 24 45% 31 15 48% 0
12 Yrs 7831 26% 2304 225 41 14 4 0 2 1.55 207 7 151 142 65 113 94 0 62 23 37% 1622 188 12% 688 277 40% 4799 921 19% 530 316 60% 322 207 64% 0
MLB Averages 59% 74% 11% 35% 15% 52% 56%

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 28 MIN AL 694 2039 2.94 1384 68.5% 13.8% 16.0% 28.1% 42.1% 86.2% 2.5% 59.0% 81.5% 49.7% 3.6% 25 4 10.4% 72 40 5.5% 38 33 12 71 14.5% 0 3 0
1989 29 MIN AL 684 2024 2.96 1314 65.7% 15.4% 13.5% 26.5% 44.2% 84.2% 3.1% 55.3% 83.6% 47.2% 4.1% 28 1 12.7% 87 48 4.4% 30 16 13 46 22.0% 0 1 4
1990 30 MIN AL 618 1985 3.21 1235 63.3% 18.1% 13.5% 29.1% 39.0% 81.7% 4.4% 51.7% 83.2% 45.2% 6.0% 37 5 14.1% 87 35 7.1% 44 13 14 59 19.2% 0 2 3
1991 31 MIN AL 667 2141 3.21 1388 65.3% 16.8% 15.3% 28.5% 39.5% 83.2% 2.1% 54.4% 81.6% 44.8% 3.9% 26 6 12.6% 84 42 4.9% 33 19 10 68 12.8% 0 0 0
1992 32 MIN AL 700 2270 3.24 1473 66.4% 15.0% 16.0% 31.8% 37.3% 85.0% 6.3% 56.4% 81.2% 49.0% 6.0% 42 7 13.3% 93 42 5.7% 40 21 16 81 16.5% 0 0 0
1993 33 MIN AL 678 2175 3.21 1400 65.1% 14.9% 18.4% 28.9% 37.7% 85.0% 3.2% 55.3% 78.3% 49.1% 3.5% 24 3 11.2% 76 33 4.3% 29 17 11 81 12.0% 4 0 1
1994 34 MIN AL 456 1475 3.23 945 64.9% 15.4% 14.9% 29.6% 40.0% 84.6% 3.6% 54.9% 82.4% 46.1% 4.4% 20 3 13.2% 60 28 5.7% 26 14 7 39 15.2% 26 0 0
1995 35 MIN AL 555 1899 3.42 1139 61.8% 17.6% 19.1% 26.7% 36.6% 82.4% 7.5% 51.0% 76.8% 35.3% 6.8% 38 5 18.4% 102 46 8.3% 46 26 18 63 22.2% 47 0 0
8 Yrs 5052 16008 3.17 10278 65.2% 15.8% 15.8% 28.7% 39.6% 84.1% 4.2% 54.8% 81.1% 46.1% 4.8% 240 34 13.1% 661 314 5.7% 286 159 101 508 16.6% 61 6 8
MLB Averages 3.64 62.1% 24.9% 14.5% 26.9% 33.6% 74.9% 2.1% 46.5% 80.6% 31.3% 5.6% 15.7% 8.8% 26.8%

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
1984 24 128 583 557 63 165 12 5 0 31 14 7 16 69 .296 .320 .336 .655 79 187 11 4 4 2 1
1985 25 289 1327 1248 143 364 41 18 4 105 35 19 57 156 .292 .325 .363 .688 86 453 20 8 9 5 1
1986 26 450 2050 1928 262 587 78 24 35 201 55 31 91 255 .304 .340 .424 .764 106 818 34 15 11 5 5
1987 27 607 2718 2552 358 794 110 29 63 300 67 38 123 346 .311 .347 .451 .798 113 1151 50 21 11 11 12
1988 28 765 3409 3209 467 1028 152 34 87 421 73 45 146 429 .320 .352 .470 .823 121 1509 67 23 11 20 16
1989 29 924 4093 3844 542 1243 197 38 96 506 84 49 187 488 .323 .357 .469 .826 122 1804 88 26 11 25 25
1990 30 1070 4708 4395 624 1407 237 41 108 586 89 53 244 561 .320 .358 .466 .824 122 2050 103 29 12 28 36
1991 31 1222 5369 5006 716 1602 266 47 123 675 100 58 275 639 .320 .357 .466 .823 122 2331 130 33 20 35 40
1992 32 1382 6065 5645 820 1812 304 51 142 785 117 65 319 736 .321 .359 .468 .827 124 2644 147 39 21 41 53
1993 33 1538 6747 6267 909 1996 343 54 164 874 125 71 366 829 .318 .358 .469 .827 123 2939 162 46 22 46 60
1994 34 1646 7229 6706 988 2135 375 57 184 986 131 74 394 876 .318 .358 .474 .832 124 3176 173 53 23 53 67
1995 35 1783 7831 7244 1071 2304 414 57 207 1085 134 76 450 965 .318 .360 .477 .837 124 3453 188 56 23 58 85

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
1984 24 128 586 560 65 168 12 5 0 32 14 16 69 .300 .323 .339 .662 61 128
1985 25 161 742 689 79 197 29 13 4 73 21 41 87 .286 .328 .383 .712 86 161
1986 26 161 725 682 120 225 37 6 31 97 20 34 99 .330 .368 .538 .906 133 161
1987 27 157 658 615 89 198 31 5 27 92 11 31 91 .322 .357 .520 .877 113 157
1988 28 158 701 666 116 243 44 5 25 129 6 24 83 .365 .384 .559 .942 144 158
1989 29 159 689 639 77 219 46 4 9 87 11 42 59 .343 .383 .469 .853 115 159
1990 30 146 619 554 84 167 41 3 12 82 5 58 73 .301 .369 .451 .820 92 146
1991 31 152 661 611 92 195 29 6 15 89 11 31 78 .319 .352 .460 .812 99 152
1992 32 160 706 647 111 218 39 4 20 117 18 46 97 .337 .383 .502 .885 124 160
1993 33 156 682 622 89 184 39 3 22 89 8 47 93 .296 .349 .474 .824 102 156
1994 34 153 668 611 101 185 43 4 27 143 8 37 67 .303 .346 .519 .865 108 108
1995 35 154 665 596 86 181 42 0 25 103 3 60 100 .304 .367 .500 .867 109 137
12 Yrs 1845 8102 7492 1109 2380 432 58 217 1133 136 467 996 .318 .360 .478 .837 1286 1783
162 Game Avg. 162 711 658 97 209 38 5 19 99 12 41 87 .318 .360 .478 .837 113 1783



* - 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
2001 BBWAA (82.1%)
Selected to HOF in 2001 by BBWAA

All-Star Games
1986 (CF)
1987 *
1988 *
1989 (CF)
1990 *
1991 *
1992 (LF)
1993 (LF)
1994 (RF)
1995 (RF)

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
1985 AL (21, 1%)
1986 AL (6, 27%)
1987 AL (3, 51%)
1988 AL (3, 56%)
1989 AL (7, 21%)
1991 AL (7, 20%)
1992 AL (2, 53%)
1994 AL (7, 26%)
1995 AL (21, 1%)
2.56 Career Shares (51st)

Gold Gloves
1986 AL (OF)
1987 AL (OF)
1988 AL (OF)
1989 AL (OF)
1991 AL (OF)
1992 AL (OF)
All multiple winners

Silver Sluggers
1986 AL (OF)
1987 AL (OF)
1988 AL (OF)
1989 AL (OF)
1992 AL (OF)
1994 AL (OF)
All multiple winners

Monthly Awards (yr-month lg award)
1986 April AL Player of the Month
1992 May AL Player of the Month
1992 June AL Player of the Month

Weekly Awards (yr-week lg award)
1986 Apr 27th AL Player of the Week
1986 Aug 3rd AL Player of the Week
1987 Aug 30th AL Player of the Week
1992 Jun 7th AL Player of the Week

Wins Above Replacements c a p y
1988 AL  7.7 (4th)
1992 AL  7.1 (4th)

WAR Position Playerss c a p y
1986 AL  5.6 (9th)
1988 AL  7.7 (2nd)
1992 AL  7.1 (1st)
Career  50.9 (177th)

Offensive WARs c a p y
1986 AL  6.3 (3rd)
1987 AL  5.0 (7th)
1988 AL  7.0 (3rd)
1989 AL  5.3 (7th)
1992 AL  6.8 (3rd)
Career  52.4 (146th)

Defensive WARs c a p y
1984 AL  3.2 (2nd)

Batting Average s c a p y
1986 AL  .328 (3rd)
1987 AL  .332 (4th)
1988 AL  .356 (2nd)
1989 AL  .339 (1st)
1990 AL  .298 (10th)
1991 AL  .319 (8th)
1992 AL  .329 (2nd)
Career  .318 (55th)

Slugging % s c a p y
1986 AL  .537 (3rd)
1988 AL  .545 (4th)
1992 AL  .490 (8th)
Career  .477 (207th)

On-Base Plus Slugging s c a p y
1986 AL  .903 (4th)
1988 AL  .920 (6th)
1992 AL  .864 (8th)
Career  .837 (218th)

Games Played s c a p y
1985 AL  161 (4th)
1986 AL  161 (6th)
1988 AL  158 (4th)
1989 AL  159 (8th)
1992 AL  160 (4th)

At Bats s c a p y
1985 AL  691 (1st)
1986 AL  680 (2nd)
1987 AL  624 (6th)
1988 AL  657 (1st)
1989 AL  635 (5th)
1992 AL  639 (6th)
1993 AL  622 (6th)
1994 AL  439 (9th)
Career  7,244 (239th)

Plate Appearances s c a p y
1985 AL  744 (2nd)
1986 AL  723 (3rd)
1988 AL  691 (6th)

Runs Scored s c a p y
1986 AL  119 (2nd)
1988 AL  109 (5th)
1992 AL  104 (4th)

Hits s c a p y
1985 AL  199 (4th)
1986 AL  223 (2nd)
1987 AL  207 (1st)
1988 AL  234 (1st)
1989 AL  215 (1st)
1991 AL  195 (7th)
1992 AL  210 (1st)
1993 AL  184 (6th)
1994 AL  139 (7th)
1995 AL  169 (10th)
Career  2,304 (150th)

Total Bases s c a p y
1986 AL  365 (2nd)
1987 AL  333 (3rd)
1988 AL  358 (1st)
1989 AL  295 (5th)
1992 AL  313 (1st)
1993 AL  295 (9th)
1994 AL  237 (6th)
1995 AL  277 (9th)
Career  3,453 (174th)

Doubles s c a p y
1986 AL  37 (7th)
1988 AL  42 (2nd)
1989 AL  45 (2nd)
1990 AL  40 (6th)
1992 AL  38 (6th)
1993 AL  39 (5th)
1994 AL  32 (5th)
1995 AL  39 (3rd)
Career  414 (154th)

Triples s c a p y
1985 AL  13 (3rd)

Home Runs s c a p y
1986 AL  31 (6th)

Runs Batted In s c a p y
1988 AL  121 (2nd)
1992 AL  110 (6th)
1994 AL  112 (1st)
Career  1,085 (212th)

Singles s c a p y
1984 AL  148 (4th)
1985 AL  153 (2nd)
1986 AL  149 (4th)
1987 AL  142 (4th)
1988 AL  163 (1st)
1989 AL  157 (2nd)
1991 AL  145 (4th)
1992 AL  149 (3rd)
Career  1,626 (141st)

Adjusted OPS+ s c a p y
1986 AL  142 (4th)
1988 AL  153 (6th)
1992 AL  139 (7th)

Runs Created s c a p y
1986 AL  127 (3rd)
1988 AL  126 (4th)
1989 AL  107 (7th)
1992 AL  114 (5th)
Career  1,201 (199th)

Adj. Batting Runs s c a p y
1986 AL  36 (4th)
1988 AL  44 (5th)
1992 AL  33 (9th)
Career  230 (216th)

Adj. Batting Wins s c a p y
1986 AL  3.5 (4th)
1988 AL  4.4 (5th)
1992 AL  3.3 (9th)
Career  22.2 (232nd)

Extra Base Hits s c a p y
1986 AL  74 (4th)
1988 AL  71 (3rd)
1989 AL  58 (9th)
1990 AL  55 (10th)
1992 AL  61 (9th)
1994 AL  55 (5th)
Career  678 (198th)

Times On Base s c a p y
1986 AL  264 (4th)
1987 AL  245 (10th)
1988 AL  259 (6th)
1989 AL  259 (7th)
1992 AL  260 (8th)

Offensive Win % s c a p y
1986 AL  .677 (5th)
1988 AL  .721 (7th)
1989 AL  .668 (9th)
1992 AL  .681 (10th)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
1986 AL  7 (9th)
1994 AL  7 (8th)

Sacrifice Flies s c a p y
1988 AL  9 (3rd)
1994 AL  7 (7th)
Career  58 (234th)

Intentional Bases on Balls s c a p y
1990 AL  11 (9th)
1992 AL  13 (7th)
1995 AL  18 (3rd)
Career  85 (163rd)

Double Plays Grounded Into s c a p y
1988 AL  17 (10th)
1989 AL  21 (4th)
1991 AL  27 (1st)
Career  188 (129th)

Caught Stealing s c a p y
1985 AL  12 (5th)
1986 AL  12 (9th)
Career  76 (249th)

Power-Speed # s c a p y
1986 AL  24.3 (5th)
1992 AL  17.9 (6th)
Career  162.7 (151st)

Outs Made s c a p y
1985 AL  521 (1st)
1986 AL  485 (5th)
1993 AL  465 (10th)

Base-Out Runs Added (RE24)s c a p y
1986 AL  37.55 (4th)
1988 AL  46.76 (6th)
1990 AL  31.37 (9th)
1992 AL  39.74 (7th)
1994 AL  37.29 (6th)
Career  279.64 (141st)

Win Probability Added (WPA)s c a p y
1987 AL  3.3 (7th)
1989 AL  4.0 (6th)
1990 AL  2.7 (10th)
1994 AL  3.0 (10th)
Career  27.0 (124th)

Situ. Wins Added (WPA/LI)s c a p y
1986 AL  3.6 (4th)
1987 AL  3.5 (5th)
1988 AL  3.9 (8th)
1992 AL  3.5 (7th)
Career  23.6 (158th)

Base-Out Wins Added (REW)s c a p y
1986 AL  3.6 (4th)
1988 AL  4.6 (6th)
1990 AL  3.0 (10th)
1992 AL  3.9 (7th)
1994 AL  3.4 (6th)
Career  26.6 (152nd)

Salary s c a p y
1990 AL  $2,816,667 (2nd)
1993 AL  $5,300,000 (4th)
1994 AL  $5,300,000 (6th)
1995 AL  $6,300,000 (8th)
1996 AL  $6,200,000 (9th)
1997 AL  $7,200,000 (6th)

                                         

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 InkBatting - 22 (94), Average HOFer ≈ 27
Gray InkBatting - 122 (157), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 160 (75), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 39 (175), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Center Field (22nd), 50.9 career WAR/37.5 7yr-peak WAR/44.2 JAWS
Average HOF CF (out of 18) = 70.4 career WAR/44.1 7yr-peak WAR/57.2 JAWS

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