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Al Nipper

Albert Samuel Nipper

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 188 lb.

Born: April 2, 1959 in San Diego, California, United States
High School: Hazelwood West HS (Hazelwood, MO)
Schools: Northwest Missouri State University (Maryville, MO), Truman State University (Kirksville, MO)

Drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 8th round of the 1980 MLB June Amateur Draft from Northwest Missouri State University (Maryville, MO).

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Register Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1980 21 -0.6 Winter Haven FLOR A BOS 6 4 .600 2.54 3.07 16 11 2 1 1 85.0 82 29 24 1 49 0 48 0 0 6 1.541 8.7 0.1 5.2 5.1 0.98
1981 22 0.1 Winter Haven FLOR A BOS 14 8 .636 1.70 2.50 29 26 2 15 4 1 212.0 191 59 40 3 60 4 139 2 1 15 1.184 8.1 0.1 2.5 5.9 2.32
1982 23 -0.4 Bristol EL AA BOS 6 7 .462 3.68 3.91 19 18 1 6 1 0 115.0 108 50 47 3 45 1 66 1 1 6 1.330 8.5 0.2 3.5 5.2 1.47
1983 24 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA BOS 13 7 .650 3.83 4.49 28 26 1 7 2 0 176.1 154 88 75 14 79 2 100 3 1 2 1.321 7.9 0.7 4.0 5.1 1.27
1983 24 0.6 New Britain EL AA BOS 4 3 .571 2.82 3.49 10 9 0 3 1 0 67.0 46 26 21 3 25 1 42 1 0 1 1.060 6.2 0.4 3.4 5.6 1.68
1983 24 -1.5 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS 9 4 .692 4.45 5.10 18 17 1 4 1 0 109.1 108 62 54 11 54 1 58 2 1 1 1.482 8.9 0.9 4.4 4.8 1.07
1983 24 -4.5 BOS AL MLB BOS 1 1 .500 2.25 2.25 3 2 1 1 0 0 16.0 17 4 4 0 7 0 5 1 0 0 67 1.500 9.6 0.0 3.9 2.8 0.71
1984 25 -3.4 BOS AL MLB BOS 11 6 .647 3.89 4.24 29 24 3 6 0 0 182.2 183 86 79 18 52 1 84 7 1 7 777 1.286 9.0 0.9 2.6 4.1 1.62
1985 26 -2.4 BOS AL MLB BOS 9 12 .429 4.06 4.61 25 25 0 5 0 0 162.0 157 83 73 14 82 3 85 9 1 3 713 1.475 8.7 0.8 4.6 4.7 1.04
1986 27 -1.2 BOS AL MLB BOS 10 12 .455 5.38 6.11 26 26 0 3 0 0 159.0 186 108 95 24 47 2 79 4 1 1 702 1.465 10.5 1.4 2.7 4.5 1.68
1987 28 -0.6 BOS AL MLB BOS 11 12 .478 5.43 5.95 30 30 0 6 0 0 174.0 196 115 105 30 62 1 89 7 0 5 777 1.483 10.1 1.6 3.2 4.6 1.44
1988 29 0.5 CHC NL MLB CHC 2 4 .333 3.04 4.16 22 12 3 0 0 1 80.0 72 37 27 9 34 2 27 3 1 1 341 1.325 8.1 1.0 3.8 3.0 0.79
1990 31 5.1 Colorado Springs PCL AAA CLE 5 5 .500 4.74 5.34 17 16 1 1 0 1 89.1 80 53 47 6 56 0 47 5 0 5 1.522 8.1 0.6 5.6 4.7 0.84
1990 31 2.6 CLE AL MLB CLE 2 3 .400 6.75 7.12 9 5 1 0 0 0 24.0 35 19 18 2 19 0 12 2 0 6 125 2.250 13.1 0.8 7.1 4.5 0.63
1991 32 5.2 Louisville AA AAA STL 0 3 .000 5.72 5.72 5 5 0 0 0 0 28.1 36 18 18 3 9 1 10 2 0 1 1.588 11.4 1.0 2.9 3.2 1.11
MLB (7 seasons) MLB 46 50 .479 4.52 5.10 144 124 8 21 0 1 797.2 846 452 401 97 303 9 381 33 4 23 3502 1.440 9.5 1.1 3.4 4.3 1.26
Minors (6 seasons) Minors 44 34 .564 3.20 3.79 114 102 5 31 8 3 706.0 651 297 251 30 298 8 410 13 3 35 1.344 8.3 0.4 3.8 5.2 1.38
All Levels (11 Seasons) 90 84 .517 3.90 4.48 258 226 13 52 8 4 1503.2 1497 749 652 127 601 17 791 46 7 58 3502 1.395 9.0 0.8 3.6 4.7 1.32
A (2 seasons) Minors 20 12 .625 1.94 2.67 45 37 2 17 5 2 297.0 273 88 64 4 109 4 187 2 1 21 1.286 8.3 0.1 3.3 5.7 1.72
AA (2 seasons) Minors 10 10 .500 3.36 3.76 29 27 1 9 2 0 182.0 154 76 68 6 70 2 108 2 1 7 1.231 7.6 0.3 3.5 5.3 1.54
AAA (3 seasons) Minors 14 12 .538 4.72 5.27 40 38 2 5 1 1 227.0 224 133 119 20 119 2 115 9 1 7 1.511 8.9 0.8 4.7 4.6 0.97
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

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
1980 21 -0.4 Winter Haven FLOR A BOS 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981 22 0.0 Winter Haven FLOR A BOS 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1982 23 -0.2 Bristol EL AA BOS 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 24 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA BOS 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 24 1.0 New Britain EL AA BOS 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 24 -0.9 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 24 -4.8 BOS AL MLB BOS 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 25 -3.7 BOS AL MLB BOS 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1985 26 -2.9 BOS AL MLB BOS 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986 27 -1.8 BOS AL MLB BOS 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1987 28 -0.4 BOS AL MLB BOS 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1988 29 0.9 CHC NL MLB CHC 22 25 23 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .087 .087 .130 .217 3 1 0 2 0 0
1990 31 5.0 Colorado Springs PCL AAA CLE 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1990 31 2.4 CLE AL MLB CLE 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1991 32 5.5 Louisville AA AAA STL 5 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
MLB (7 seasons) MLB 144 25 23 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .087 .087 .130 .217 3 1 0 2 0 0
Minors (6 seasons) Minors 114 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
All Levels (11 Seasons) 258 32 30 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 .067 .067 .100 .167 3 1 0 2 0 0
A (2 seasons) Minors 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AA (2 seasons) Minors 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AAA (3 seasons) Minors 40 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
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
1980 21 Winter Haven FLOR A BOS P 16 24 6 18 0 2 1.000 1.50
1981 22 Winter Haven FLOR A BOS P 29 49 15 33 1 1 .980 1.66
1982 23 Bristol EL AA BOS P 19 48 17 31 0 3 1.000 2.53
1983 24 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA BOS P 28 63 18 44 1 7 .984 2.21
1983 24 New Britain EL AA BOS P 10 26 4 22 0 2 1.000 2.60
1983 24 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS P 18 37 14 22 1 5 .973 2.00
1983 24 BOS AL MLB BOS P 3 16.0 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 1.69 1.00
1984 25 BOS AL MLB BOS P 29 183.0 60 28 31 1 0 .983 2.90 2.03
1985 26 BOS AL MLB BOS P 25 162.0 57 24 28 5 4 .912 2.89 2.08
1986 27 BOS AL MLB BOS P 26 159.0 57 28 28 1 4 .982 3.17 2.15
1987 28 BOS AL MLB BOS P 30 174.0 49 20 27 2 2 .959 2.43 1.57
1988 29 CHC NL MLB CHC P 22 80.0 12 4 7 1 1 .917 1.24 0.50
1990 31 Colorado Springs PCL AAA CLE P 17 18 5 13 0 2 1.000 1.06
1990 31 CLE AL MLB CLE P 9 24.0 2 1 1 0 1 1.000 0.75 0.22
1991 32 Louisville AA AAA STL P 5 8 2 6 0 1 1.000 1.60
MLB (7 seasons) MLB P 144 798.0 240 106 124 10 12 .958 2.59 1.60
Minors (6 seasons) Minors P 114 210 63 145 2 16 .990 1.82
All Levels (11 Seasons) P 258 798.0 450 169 269 12 28 .973 2.59 1.70
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: 00f3fddb

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