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Brett Butler

Brett Morgan Butler

Position: Outfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 160 lb.

Born: June 15, 1957 in Los Angeles, California, United States
High School: Libertyville HS (Libertyville, IL)
Schools: Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ), Southeastern Oklahoma State University (Durant, OK)

Drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 23rd round of the 1979 MLB June Amateur Draft from Southeastern Oklahoma State University (Durant, OK).

Major League Stats


Register Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1979 22 1.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-Rk ATL 65 276 228 62 78 9 9 4 31 25 10 43 42 .342 .445 .513 .958 117 1 2 2
1979 22 1.8 Braves GULF Rk ATL 30 133 111 36 41 7 5 3 20 5 4 19 15 .369 .462 .604 1.066 67 1 1 1
1979 22 1.2 Greenwood WCRS A ATL 35 143 117 26 37 2 4 1 11 20 6 24 27 .316 .430 .427 .857 50 0 1 1
1980 23 1.7 2 Teams 2 Lgs A ATL 136 638 479 120 158 27 12 3 65 80 24 134 59 .330 .478 .455 .933 218 10 6 9
1980 23 2.0 Anderson SALL A ATL 70 334 255 73 76 12 6 1 26 44 9 67 29 .298 .445 .404 .849 103 4 4 4
1980 23 1.4 Durham CARL A ATL 66 304 224 47 82 15 6 2 39 36 15 67 30 .366 .513 .513 1.027 115 6 2 5
1981 24 -1.0 Richmond IL AAA ATL 125 573 466 93 156 19 4 3 36 44 16 103 63 .335 .456 .412 .868 192 2 1 1 9
1981 24 -4.4 ATL NL MLB ATL 40 145 126 17 32 2 3 0 4 9 1 19 17 .254 .352 .317 .669 40 0 0 0 0 0
1982 25 -0.1 Richmond IL AAA ATL 41 181 157 22 57 8 3 1 22 12 9 22 19 .363 .442 .471 .913 74 1 0 1 3
1982 25 -3.5 ATL NL MLB ATL 89 268 240 35 52 2 0 0 7 21 8 25 35 .217 .291 .225 .516 54 1 0 3 0 0
1983 26 -2.5 ATL NL MLB ATL 151 613 549 84 154 21 13 5 37 39 23 54 56 .281 .344 .393 .738 216 5 2 3 5 3
1984 27 -1.7 CLE AL MLB CLE 159 709 602 108 162 25 9 3 49 52 22 86 62 .269 .361 .355 .717 214 6 4 11 6 1
1985 28 -0.9 CLE AL MLB CLE 152 666 591 106 184 28 14 5 50 47 20 63 42 .311 .377 .431 .808 255 8 1 8 3 2
1986 29 0.2 CLE AL MLB CLE 161 683 587 92 163 17 14 4 51 32 15 70 65 .278 .356 .375 .731 220 8 4 17 5 1
1987 30 1.6 CLE AL MLB CLE 137 618 522 91 154 25 8 9 41 33 16 91 55 .295 .399 .425 .825 222 3 1 2 2 0
1988 31 2.9 SFG NL MLB SFG 157 679 568 109 163 27 9 6 43 43 20 97 64 .287 .393 .398 .791 226 2 4 8 2 4
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1989 32 3.6 SFG NL MLB SFG 154 672 594 100 168 22 4 4 36 31 16 59 69 .283 .349 .354 .703 210 4 3 13 3 2
1990 33 4.7 SFG NL MLB SFG 160 732 622 108 192 20 9 3 44 51 19 90 62 .309 .397 .384 .781 239 3 6 7 7 1
1991 34 5.6 LAD NL MLB LAD 161 730 615 112 182 13 5 2 38 38 28 108 79 .296 .401 .343 .744 211 3 1 4 2 4
1992 35 6.8 LAD NL MLB LAD 157 676 553 86 171 14 11 3 39 41 21 95 67 .309 .413 .391 .803 216 4 3 24 1 2
1993 36 8.0 LAD NL MLB LAD 156 716 607 80 181 21 10 1 42 39 19 86 69 .298 .387 .371 .758 225 6 5 14 4 1
1994 37 8.7 LAD NL MLB LAD 111 496 417 79 131 13 9 8 33 27 8 68 52 .314 .411 .446 .857 186 2 2 7 2 0
1995 38 9.8 2 Teams NL MLB NYM-LAD 129 596 513 78 154 18 9 1 38 32 8 67 51 .300 .377 .376 .753 193 5 0 10 6 2
1995 38 9.8 NYM NL MLB NYM 90 418 367 54 114 13 7 1 25 21 7 43 42 .311 .381 .392 .773 144 4 0 6 2 2
1995 38 9.8 LAD NL MLB LAD 39 178 146 24 40 5 2 0 13 11 1 24 9 .274 .368 .336 .703 49 1 0 4 4 0
1996 39 10.3 LAD NL MLB LAD 34 145 131 22 35 1 1 0 8 8 3 9 22 .267 .313 .290 .603 38 1 1 1 3 0
1997 40 11.3 LAD NL MLB LAD 105 401 343 52 97 8 3 0 18 15 10 42 40 .283 .363 .324 .686 111 1 1 15 0 0
MLB (17 seasons) MLB 2213 9545 8180 1359 2375 277 131 54 578 558 257 1129 907 .290 .377 .376 .753 3076 62 38 147 51 23
Minors (4 seasons) Minors 367 1668 1330 297 449 63 28 11 154 161 59 302 183 .338 .461 .452 .913 601 14 9 13 12
All Levels (19 Seasons) 2580 11213 9510 1656 2824 340 159 65 732 719 316 1431 1090 .297 .390 .387 .776 3677 62 52 156 64 35
A (2 seasons) Minors 171 781 596 146 195 29 16 4 76 100 30 158 86 .327 .469 .450 .919 268 10 7 10
AAA (2 seasons) Minors 166 754 623 115 213 27 7 4 58 56 25 125 82 .342 .453 .427 .880 266 3 1 2 12
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1979 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-Rk ATL OF 64 118 111 7 0 0 1.000 1.84
1979 22 Braves GULF Rk ATL OF 30 71 66 5 0 0 1.000 2.37
1979 22 Greenwood WCRS A ATL OF 34 47 45 2 0 0 1.000 1.38
1980 23 2 Teams 2 Lgs A ATL OF 136 359 346 9 4 0 .989 2.61
1980 23 Durham CARL A ATL OF 66 163 156 4 3 0 .982 2.42
1980 23 Anderson SALL A ATL OF 70 196 190 5 1 0 .995 2.79
1981 24 Richmond IL AAA ATL OF 125 304 286 15 3 3 .990 2.41
1981 24 ATL NL MLB ATL CF 11
1981 24 ATL NL MLB ATL LF 25
1981 24 ATL NL MLB ATL OF 37 292.0 79 76 2 1 0 .987 2.40 2.11
1981 24 ATL NL MLB ATL RF 5
1982 25 Richmond IL AAA ATL OF 40 104 101 2 1 0 .990 2.58
1982 25 ATL NL MLB ATL CF 77
1982 25 ATL NL MLB ATL OF 77 516.0 131 129 2 0 0 1.000 2.28 1.70
1983 26 ATL NL MLB ATL CF 38
1983 26 ATL NL MLB ATL LF 109
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1983 26 ATL NL MLB ATL OF 143 1166.0 301 284 13 4 4 .987 2.29 2.08
1983 26 ATL NL MLB ATL RF 4
1984 27 CLE AL MLB CLE CF 155
1984 27 CLE AL MLB CLE OF 156 1344.0 465 448 13 4 3 .991 3.09 2.96
1984 27 CLE AL MLB CLE RF 1
1985 28 CLE AL MLB CLE CF 150
1985 28 CLE AL MLB CLE OF 150 1267.0 457 437 19 1 5 .998 3.24 3.04
1986 29 CLE AL MLB CLE CF 159
1986 29 CLE AL MLB CLE OF 159 1329.0 446 434 9 3 3 .993 3.00 2.79
1987 30 CLE AL MLB CLE CF 136
1987 30 CLE AL MLB CLE OF 136 1171.0 401 393 4 4 2 .990 3.05 2.92
1988 31 SFG NL MLB SFG CF 156
1988 31 SFG NL MLB SFG OF 155 1326.0 403 395 3 5 1 .988 2.70 2.57
1989 32 SFG NL MLB SFG CF 152
1989 32 SFG NL MLB SFG OF 152 1293.0 424 407 11 6 3 .986 2.91 2.75
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1990 33 SFG NL MLB SFG CF 159
1990 33 SFG NL MLB SFG OF 159 1391.0 430 420 4 6 0 .986 2.74 2.67
1991 34 LAD NL MLB LAD CF 161
1991 34 LAD NL MLB LAD OF 161 1408.0 380 372 8 0 3 1.000 2.43 2.36
1992 35 LAD NL MLB LAD CF 155
1992 35 LAD NL MLB LAD OF 155 1318.0 364 353 9 2 3 .995 2.47 2.34
1993 36 LAD NL MLB LAD CF 155
1993 36 LAD NL MLB LAD OF 155 1382.0 375 369 6 0 0 1.000 2.44 2.42
1994 37 LAD NL MLB LAD CF 111
1994 37 LAD NL MLB LAD OF 111 945.0 270 260 8 2 2 .993 2.55 2.41
1995 38 2 Teams NL MLB NYM-LAD OF 128 1106.0 290 282 6 2 1 .993 2.34 2.25
1995 38 NYM NL MLB NYM OF 90 774.0 214 207 6 1 1 .995 2.48 2.37
1995 38 LAD NL MLB LAD OF 38 332.0 76 75 0 1 0 .987 2.03 1.97
1996 39 LAD NL MLB LAD CF 34
1996 39 LAD NL MLB LAD OF 34 279.0 76 74 1 1 0 .987 2.42 2.21
1997 40 LAD NL MLB LAD CF 49
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1997 40 LAD NL MLB LAD LF 47
1997 40 LAD NL MLB LAD OF 91 731.0 167 163 4 0 2 1.000 2.06 1.84
MLB (16 seasons) MLB CF 1858
MLB (3 seasons) MLB LF 181
MLB (17 seasons) MLB OF 2159 18264.0 5459 5296 122 41 32 .992 2.67 2.51
MLB (3 seasons) MLB RF 10
Minors (4 seasons) Minors OF 365 885 844 33 8 3 .991 2.40
All Levels (16 Seasons) CF 1858
All Levels (3 Seasons) LF 181
All Levels (19 Seasons) OF 2524 18264.0 6344 6140 155 49 35 .992 2.67 2.49
All Levels (3 Seasons) RF 10
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
2004 47 Mets GULF Rk NYM 1 of 1 60 36 24 .600
2006 49 Lancaster CALL A+ ARI 1 of 1 140 68 72 .486
2007 50 Mobile SOUL AA ARI 1 of 2 107 54 53 .505
2009 52 Reno PCL AAA ARI 1 of 1 143 79 64 .552
2010 53 Reno PCL AAA ARI 1 of 1 143 69 74 .483
2011 54 Reno PCL AAA ARI 1 of 1 144 77 67 .535
2012 55 Reno PCL AAA ARI 1 of 1 144 81 63 .563
2013 56 Reno PCL AAA ARI 1 of 1 144 60 84 .417
8 Seasons 1025 524 501 .511
AAA (5 seasons) 718 366 352 .510
AA (1 season) 107 54 53 .505
Rk (1 season) 60 36 24 .600
A+ (1 season) 140 68 72 .486

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1979 22 Greenwood Braves Western Carolinas League A
1979 22 GCL Braves Gulf Coast League Rk
1980 23 Anderson Braves South Atlantic League A
1980 23 Durham Bulls Carolina League A
1981 24 Richmond Braves International League AAA
1981 24 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 1 1981-08-20 1981-10-04
1982 25 Richmond Braves International League AAA
1982 25 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 1 1982-04-06 1982-09-29
1983 26 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 1 1983-04-04 1983-10-02
1984 27 Cleveland Indians American League MLB 1 1984-04-03 1984-09-30
1985 28 Cleveland Indians American League MLB 1 1985-04-08 1985-10-06
1986 29 Cleveland Indians American League MLB 1 1986-04-07 1986-10-05
1987 30 Cleveland Indians American League MLB 1 1987-04-06 1987-10-04
1988 31 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 1988-04-04 1988-09-30
1989 32 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 1989-04-03 1989-09-30
1990 33 San Francisco Giants National League MLB 1 1990-04-11 1990-10-03
1991 34 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1991-04-10 1991-10-06
1992 35 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1992-04-06 1992-10-04
1993 36 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1993-04-05 1993-10-03
1994 37 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1994-04-05 1994-08-11
1995 38 New York Mets National League MLB 1 1995-04-26 1995-08-09
1995 38 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 2 1995-08-18 1995-10-01
1996 39 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1996-04-01 1996-09-10
1997 40 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1997-04-01 1997-09-28

Sabr ID: 41366870

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