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Dave Stapleton

David Leslie Stapleton

Positions: First Baseman, Second Baseman and Shortstop
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 178 lb.

Born: January 16, 1954 in Fairhope, AL
Schools: Faulkner State College (Bay Minette, AL), University of South Alabama (Mobile, AL)
Drafted
by the Boston Red Sox in the 10th round of the 1975 amateur draft. (All Transactions)
Debut: May 30, 1980 (Age 26.135)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1980 season [*]
Team: RedSox 1980-1986
Agents: Steve Freyer [*]
Final Game: October 5, 1986 (Age 32.262)
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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
1980 BOS AL 26 2B 94 88 82 784.0 516 178 327 11 90 .979 5 8 5.80 5.37 .981 5.60 5.58 RoY-2
1980 BOS AL 26 1B 8 7 6 71.0 94 84 9 1 11 .989 1 22 11.79 11.63 .992 10.01 10.00 RoY-2
1980 BOS AL 26 OF 6 3 2 27.0 6 6 0 0 0 1.000 -0 -9 2.00 1.00 .978 2.47 2.47 RoY-2
1980 BOS AL 26 LF 4 3 2 24.0 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 -0 -15 1.88 1.25 .980 2.36 2.35 RoY-2
1980 BOS AL 26 DH 3 2 RoY-2
1980 BOS AL 26 3B 2 1 1 13.0 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 1 74 2.08 1.50 .950 2.98 3.00 RoY-2
1980 BOS AL 26 RF 2 0 0 3.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0 40 3.00 0.50 .980 2.10 2.10 RoY-2
1981 BOS AL 27 SS 33 32 29 287.0 153 52 93 8 18 .948 -2 -10 4.55 4.39 .967 4.99 4.98
1981 BOS AL 27 3B 25 23 20 200.1 74 21 49 4 3 .946 -1 -7 3.14 2.80 .950 2.95 2.94
1981 BOS AL 27 2B 23 18 18 176.0 123 61 58 4 19 .967 -3 -23 6.09 5.17 .982 5.54 5.52
1981 BOS AL 27 1B 12 11 10 102.0 131 126 4 1 10 .992 2 22 11.47 10.83 .993 10.06 10.03
1981 BOS AL 27 DH 3 3
1982 BOS AL 28 1B 106 105 98 918.0 1050 964 77 9 98 .991 7 9 10.21 9.82 .992 9.85 9.81
1982 BOS AL 28 SS 27 25 11 196.0 111 35 73 3 14 .973 0 2 4.96 4.00 .965 4.87 4.84
1982 BOS AL 28 2B 9 6 6 72.1 51 28 22 1 3 .980 -1 -22 6.22 5.56 .981 5.35 5.33
1982 BOS AL 28 3B 5 4 4 39.0 12 5 7 0 1 1.000 -0 -3 2.77 2.40 .954 3.07 3.04
1982 BOS AL 28 DH 3 1
1982 BOS AL 28 LF 1 0 0 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 2.70 2.30
1982 BOS AL 28 OF 1 0 0 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 2.70 2.50
1983 BOS AL 29 1B 145 141 140 1265.1 1346 1242 95 9 129 .993 1 1 9.51 9.22 .992 9.90 9.82
1983 BOS AL 29 2B 5 3 3 36.0 18 7 10 1 3 .944 -1 -33 4.25 3.40 .981 5.35 5.32
1984 BOS AL 30 1B 10 10 10 85.2 94 86 8 0 5 1.000 1 14 9.88 9.40 .991 9.75 9.68
1984 BOS AL 30 DH 1 1
1985 BOS AL 31 2B 14 12 7 110.2 64 29 35 0 8 1.000 -0 -5 5.20 4.57 .982 5.29 5.24
1985 BOS AL 31 1B 8 1 1 20.0 14 12 1 1 3 .929 -1 -36 5.85 1.63 .991 9.76 9.68
1985 BOS AL 31 DH 5 1
1986 BOS AL 32 1B 29 5 5 85.0 86 79 7 0 10 1.000 -1 -13 9.11 2.97 .991 9.42 9.33
1986 BOS AL 32 2B 6 2 2 23.0 13 6 7 0 3 1.000 -2 -89 5.09 2.17 .981 5.09 5.05
1986 BOS AL 32 3B 2 1 1 10.0 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 0 60 1.80 1.00 .950 2.70 2.70
7 Seasons 1B 318 280 270 2547.0 2815 2593 201 21 266 .993 11 5 9.87 8.79 .992 9.87 9.78
6 Seasons 2B 151 129 118 1202.0 785 309 459 17 126 .978 -3 -3 5.75 5.09 .981 5.53 5.50
2 Seasons SS 60 57 40 483.0 264 87 166 11 32 .958 -2 -5 4.71 4.22 .966 4.94 4.92
4 Seasons 3B 34 29 26 262.1 91 27 60 4 4 .956 -0 -0 2.98 2.56 .951 2.96 2.94
5 Seasons DH 15 8
2 Seasons OF 7 3 2 27.1 6 6 0 0 0 1.000 -0 -9 1.98 0.86 .978 2.47 2.47
2 Seasons LF 5 3 2 24.1 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 -0 -15 1.85 1.00 .980 2.37 2.34
1 Season RF 2 0 0 3.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0 40 3.00 0.50 .980 2.10 2.10
7 Seasons TOT 570 498 456 4521.2 3961 3022 886 53 428 .987 6 2 7.78 6.86 .987 7.74 7.63
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
1980 BOS AL 26 2B 5 8 1 -2 3 4
1980 BOS AL 26 1B 1 22 1 0 1 0
1980 BOS AL 26 LF -0 -15 -0 -0 0 0
1980 BOS AL 26 3B 1 74 1 0 0 0
1980 BOS AL 26 RF 0 40 0 0 -0 0
1981 BOS AL 27 SS -2 -10 -2 -1 -2 0
1981 BOS AL 27 3B -1 -7 -1 -0 -1 0
1981 BOS AL 27 2B -3 -23 -4 -2 -2 1
1981 BOS AL 27 1B 2 22 2 0 2 0
1982 BOS AL 28 1B 7 9 7 3 4 0
1982 BOS AL 28 SS 0 2 -1 -2 2 1
1982 BOS AL 28 2B -1 -22 -0 1 -1 -1
1982 BOS AL 28 3B -0 -3 -0 -0 0 0
1982 BOS AL 28 LF 0 0 0 0 0
1983 BOS AL 29 1B 1 1 1 1 0 0
1983 BOS AL 29 2B -1 -33 -1 1 -2 0
1984 BOS AL 30 1B 1 14 1 0 1 0
1985 BOS AL 31 2B -0 -5 0 -1 1 -1
1985 BOS AL 31 1B -1 -36 -1 -0 -0 0
1986 BOS AL 32 1B -1 -13 -1 0 -1 0
1986 BOS AL 32 2B -2 -89 -2 -1 -0 0
1986 BOS AL 32 3B 0 60 0 0 0 0
7 Seasons 1B 11 5 11 5 6 0
6 Seasons 2B -3 -3 -6 -5 -1 3
2 Seasons SS -2 -5 -3 -3 0 1
4 Seasons 3B -0 -0 -0 0 -0 0
2 Seasons LF -0 -15 -0 -0 0 0
1 Season RF 0 40 0 0 -0 0
7 Seasons TOT 6 2 2 -3 5 4 0
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
1980 BOS AL 26 106 101 106 103 0 0 8 93 3 0 4 0 2 6 3 4 1
1981 BOS AL 27 93 87 93 87 0 0 12 23 25 33 0 0 0 0 3 5 1
1982 BOS AL 28 150 141 150 144 0 0 107 9 5 27 1 0 0 1 3 5 1
1983 BOS AL 29 151 144 151 150 0 0 145 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1984 BOS AL 30 13 11 13 10 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0
1985 BOS AL 31 30 14 30 21 0 0 8 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 6 4
1986 BOS AL 32 39 8 39 37 0 0 29 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 11
7 Seasons 582 506 582 552 0 0 319 150 35 60 5 0 2 7 15 25 18
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 -- 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%
1980 BOS AL 26 280 42% 86% 37% 26 96% 0 85 5 80 0 11 10 7 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 11 0 1 1 11 2 0 0 0 0
1981 BOS AL 27 414 59% 85% 30% 36 97% 0 127 15 110 2 16 4 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 9 0 0 0 7 0 2 1 1 1 100%
1982 BOS AL 28 3933 62% 81% 28% 240 95% 1 984 38 937 10 122 76 55 12 2 2 9 3 5 1 3 101 4 0 0 92 5 9 3 6 8 88%
1983 BOS AL 29 5457 66% 83% 25% 313 96% 2 1241 97 1126 17 121 94 68 14 2 2 9 2 7 0 2 130 3 0 1 119 6 10 4 6 9 100%
1984 BOS AL 30 377 67% 83% 24% 21 100% 0 86 7 77 2 8 8 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 3 0 2 1 1 1 100%
1985 BOS AL 31 83 78% 75% 18% 4 75% 0 11 0 11 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
1986 BOS AL 32 364 53% 80% 25% 23 96% 0 78 7 70 1 9 6 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 9 0 1 1 0 1 100%
7 Seasons 10908 64% 82% 27% 663 96% 3 2612 169 2411 32 289 199 145 31 4 5 21 5 14 2 7 268 7 1 2 243 13 24 10 14 20 95%
MLB Averages 59% 82% 27% 95% 91%

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
1980 BOS AL 26 3351 51% 84% 28% 342 96% 1 175 59 76 40 320 267 48 0 8 11 1 7 3 7 85 24 16 37 0 78 37 40 6 3 3
1981 BOS AL 27 780 64% 79% 27% 68 91% 0 62 20 30 12 54 49 5 0 1 4 0 4 0 4 17 6 5 4 1 16 5 11 1 0 1
1982 BOS AL 28 322 66% 84% 33% 35 94% 0 28 13 11 4 22 20 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 2 0 3 2 1 0 0 0
1983 BOS AL 29 156 62% 84% 25% 11 91% 0 6 1 3 2 10 6 4 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 2 1 3 3 0 0 0 0
1985 BOS AL 31 463 59% 78% 25% 41 100% 0 29 11 11 7 36 32 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 5 0 1 0 6 1 5 2 1 1
1986 BOS AL 32 109 38% 87% 21% 8 88% 1 6 2 3 1 7 3 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 1 0 2 1 1 1 0 1
6 Seasons 5181 55% 83% 27% 505 95% 2 306 106 134 66 449 377 64 0 11 17 1 12 4 12 119 37 21 47 2 108 49 58 10 4 6
MLB Averages 59% 82% 27% 95%

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
1981 BOS AL 27 1228 56% 81% 30% 108 90% 0 52 16 25 11 93 74 19 0 0 8 0 7 1 7 18 7 0 6 3 1 18 7 11 0 0 0
1982 BOS AL 28 831 63% 81% 28% 84 93% 0 36 14 14 8 73 58 14 0 2 3 0 3 0 2 14 6 0 5 1 2 14 6 8 0 0 0
2 Seasons 2059 59% 81% 29% 192 91% 0 88 30 39 19 166 132 33 0 2 11 0 10 1 9 32 13 0 11 4 3 32 13 19 0 0 0
MLB Averages 59% 82% 27% 92%

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%
1980 BOS AL 26 47 55% 77% 38% 5 100% 0 1 1 0 0 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981 BOS AL 27 852 61% 83% 28% 73 86% 0 21 16 2 3 46 39 6 0 2 4 0 4 0 3 3 2 1 3 0 0 0 1 100%
1982 BOS AL 28 164 49% 78% 27% 14 71% 0 5 2 3 0 7 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 100%
1986 BOS AL 32 39 51% 69% 41% 2 100% 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Seasons 1102 58% 81% 29% 94 85% 0 27 19 5 3 59 48 9 0 2 4 0 4 0 3 5 2 1 3 2 1 1 2 100%
MLB Averages 59% 82% 27% 90% 76%

Advanced Fielding -- LF*

Errors Assists Single w/ Runner on 1st Single w/ Runner on 2nd Double w/ Runner on 1st Flyout, <2out, Runner on 3rd Flyout, <2out, Runner on 2nd Baserunning Totals
Year Tm Lg Age Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%
1980 BOS AL 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 103 46% 84% 22% 11 45%
1982 BOS AL 28 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 0 0 4 75% 75% 25% 0
2 Seasons 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 100.0% 0 0 0.0% 0 107 47% 83% 22% 11 45%
MLB Averages 59.9% 3.0% 59% 82% 27% 56%

Advanced Fielding -- RF*

Errors Assists Single w/ Runner on 1st Single w/ Runner on 2nd Double w/ Runner on 1st Flyout, <2out, Runner on 3rd Flyout, <2out, Runner on 2nd Baserunning Totals
Year Tm Lg Age Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 1B 2B 3B Hm Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Kill Opp Held Held% Adv Kill Kill% Aother PA RHB% BIP% FBIP% Fld F2O%
1980 BOS AL 26 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 0 0 14 57% 79% 43% 1 100%
1 Season 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 0 0 14 57% 79% 43% 1 100%
MLB Averages 42.1% 3.2% 59% 82% 27% 59%



* - 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

Putoutss c a p y
1983 AL  1,249 (4th)

Errors Committeds c a p y
1981 AL  17 (2nd)

Def. Games as 1B s c a p y
1983 AL  145 (4th)

Putouts as 1B s c a p y
1983 AL  1,242 (4th)

Assists as 1B s c a p y
1983 AL  95 (5th)

Errors Committed as 1B s c a p y
1982 AL  9 (4th)

Double Plays Turned as 1B s c a p y
1983 AL  129 (5th)

Total Zone Runs as 1B s c a p y
1982 AL  7 (2nd)
Career  11 (75th)

Range Factor/9Inn as 1Bs c a p y
1982 AL  10.21 (5th)

Range Factor/Game as 1B s c a p y
1982 AL  9.82 (5th)

Fielding % as 1B s c a p y
1983 AL  .993 (5th)

Range Factor/9Inn as 2Bs c a p y
1980 AL  5.80 (5th)

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Name and misspellings: David Dave davey david Leslie Stapleton

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