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Doug Rau

Douglas James Rau

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 175 lb.

Born: December 15, 1948 in Columbus, TX
High School: Columbus HS (Columbus, TX)
School: Texas A&M University (College Station, TX)
Drafted
by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1st round (7th pick) of the 1970 amateur draft (June Secondary). (All Transactions)
Debut: September 2, 1972 (Age 23)
Teams (by GP): Dodgers/Angels 1972-1981

Final Game: May 26, 1981 (Age 32)
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Standard Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
1972 LAD NL 23 P 7 3 2 32.2 6 0 6 0 1 1.000 1.65 0.86 .950 1.79 1.79 1 0 0% 37% 0
1973 LAD NL 24 P 31 3 0 63.2 9 1 8 0 0 1.000 1.27 0.29 .950 1.88 1.88 4 1 20% 36% 0
1974 LAD NL 25 P 36 35 3 198.1 35 8 27 0 3 1.000 1.59 0.97 .944 1.88 1.88 12 9 43% 33% 0
1975 LAD NL 26 P 38 38 8 257.2 51 6 40 5 1 .902 1.61 1.21 .946 1.86 1.86 6 6 50% 32% 1
1976 LAD NL 27 P 34 32 8 231.0 45 5 39 1 1 .978 1.71 1.29 .950 1.88 1.87 14 10 42% 33% 5
1977 LAD NL 28 P 32 32 4 212.1 33 3 30 0 0 1.000 1.40 1.03 .950 1.85 1.85 13 13 50% 35% 1
1978 LAD NL 29 P 30 30 7 199.0 28 3 24 1 2 .964 1.22 0.90 .951 1.91 1.89 6 10 63% 32% 0
1979 LAD NL 30 P 11 11 1 56.0 12 2 10 0 0 1.000 1.93 1.09 .951 1.80 1.80 3 6 67% 34% 0
1981 CAL AL 32 P 3 3 0 10.1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.87 0.33 .960 2.00 1.97 0 1 100% 38% 0
9 Seasons P 222 187 33 1261.0 220 29 184 7 8 .968 1.52 0.96 .948 1.87 1.87 59 56 49% 34% 7
9 Seasons TOT 222 187 33 1261.0 220 29 184 7 8 .968 1.52 0.96 .948 1.87 1.87 59 56 49% 34% 7
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
1972 LAD NL 23 P
1973 LAD NL 24 P
1974 LAD NL 25 P
1975 LAD NL 26 P
1976 LAD NL 27 P
1977 LAD NL 28 P
1978 LAD NL 29 P
1979 LAD NL 30 P
1981 CAL AL 32 P
9 Seasons P
9 Seasons TOT

Appearances

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
1972 LAD NL 23 7 3 7 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973 LAD NL 24 31 3 31 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1974 LAD NL 25 36 35 36 36 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1975 LAD NL 26 38 38 38 38 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976 LAD NL 27 34 32 34 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977 LAD NL 28 32 32 32 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1978 LAD NL 29 30 30 30 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1979 LAD NL 30 11 11 11 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981 CAL AL 32 3 3 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Seasons 222 187 219 222 222 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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 -- P*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt 31 Tot 1B 2B Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 163 GB LD bFld bF2O%
1972 LAD NL 23 130 78% 26% 6 100% 0 0 0 0 6 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 100%
1973 LAD NL 24 280 73% 23% 9 89% 0 1 1 0 7 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100%
1974 LAD NL 25 848 80% 27% 27 100% 0 8 1 5 26 20 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 2 1 5 100%
1975 LAD NL 26 1045 81% 26% 45 89% 0 7 2 4 38 30 3 5 0 5 0 4 1 1 1 0 12 100%
1976 LAD NL 27 950 85% 27% 39 92% 0 5 3 1 39 30 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 8 100%
1977 LAD NL 28 896 83% 27% 31 94% 0 3 0 2 29 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 100%
1978 LAD NL 29 859 83% 25% 30 90% 0 5 1 1 23 20 2 1 0 1 0 0 2 1 2 0 12 92%
1979 LAD NL 30 260 83% 20% 13 85% 0 2 0 1 10 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 75%
1981 CAL AL 32 45 87% 24% 1 100% 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100%
9 Seasons 5313 82% 26% 201 92% 0 32 9 14 178 146 11 7 0 7 0 4 8 5 6 2 51 96%
MLB Averages 82% 28% 90% 88%



* - 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

Errors Committed as P s c a p y
1975 NL  5 (2nd)

Fielding % as P s c a p y
1974 NL  1.000 (1st)
1977 NL  1.000 (1st)

                           

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