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Darrell Porter

Darrell Ray Porter

Position: Catcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 193 lb.

Born: January 17, 1952 in Joplin, Missouri, United States
Died: August 5, 2002 in Sugar Creek, Missouri, United States
High School: Southeast HS (Oklahoma City, OK)

Drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 1st round (4th) of the 1970 MLB June Amateur Draft from Southeast HS (Oklahoma City, 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
1970 18 -3.0 Clinton MIDW A MIL 62 237 185 24 37 11 0 4 21 1 2 50 52 .200 .371 .324 .696 60 1 0 1
1971 19 -1.9 Danville MIDW A MIL 101 424 332 75 90 9 7 24 70 1 2 82 111 .271 .425 .557 .982 185 8 0 2
1971 19 -8.7 MIL AL MLB MIL 22 80 70 4 15 2 0 2 9 2 2 9 20 .214 .300 .329 .629 23 0 0 0 1 0
1972 20 -4.9 Evansville AA AAA MIL 88 331 255 37 55 7 2 13 45 0 2 67 82 .216 .388 .412 .800 105 6 1 2
1972 20 -7.8 MIL AL MLB MIL 18 63 56 2 7 1 0 1 2 0 0 5 21 .125 .210 .196 .406 11 1 1 1 0 0
1973 21 -7.0 MIL AL MLB MIL 117 416 350 50 89 19 2 16 67 5 2 57 85 .254 .363 .457 .820 160 6 4 3 2 6
1974 22 -5.7 MIL AL MLB MIL 131 490 432 59 104 15 4 12 56 8 7 50 88 .241 .326 .377 .703 163 6 5 2 1 7
1975 23 -4.5 MIL AL MLB MIL 130 511 409 66 95 12 5 18 60 2 5 89 77 .232 .371 .418 .789 171 8 5 1 7 10
1976 24 -3.5 MIL AL MLB MIL 119 449 389 43 81 14 1 5 32 2 0 51 61 .208 .298 .288 .586 112 4 1 3 5 3
1977 25 -2.5 KCR AL MLB KCR 130 486 425 61 117 21 3 16 60 1 0 53 70 .275 .353 .452 .804 192 6 1 1 6 6
1978 26 -1.5 KCR AL MLB KCR 150 602 520 77 138 27 6 18 78 0 5 75 75 .265 .358 .444 .802 231 13 2 1 4 14
1979 27 -0.8 KCR AL MLB KCR 157 679 533 101 155 23 10 20 112 3 4 121 65 .291 .421 .484 .905 258 11 8 4 13 8
1980 28 0.0 KCR AL MLB KCR 118 495 418 51 104 14 2 7 51 1 1 69 50 .249 .354 .342 .696 143 10 2 0 6 5
1981 29 0.6 STL NL MLB STL 61 217 174 22 39 10 2 6 31 1 2 39 32 .224 .364 .408 .772 71 3 1 0 3 7
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
1982 30 1.5 STL NL MLB STL 120 445 373 46 86 18 5 12 48 1 1 66 66 .231 .347 .402 .749 150 8 2 1 3 6
1983 31 2.5 STL NL MLB STL 145 519 443 57 116 24 3 15 66 1 3 68 94 .262 .363 .431 .794 191 8 4 1 3 12
1984 32 3.5 STL NL MLB STL 127 493 422 56 98 16 3 11 68 5 3 60 79 .232 .331 .363 .693 153 10 5 0 6 12
1985 33 6.9 Louisville AA AAA STL 7 23 20 3 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 3 5 .150 .261 .300 .561 6 0 0 0 0
1985 33 4.3 STL NL MLB STL 84 284 240 30 53 12 2 10 36 6 1 41 48 .221 .335 .413 .747 99 3 1 0 2 6
1986 34 5.2 TEX AL MLB TEX 68 178 155 21 41 6 0 12 29 1 1 22 51 .265 .360 .535 .895 83 3 1 0 0 0
1987 35 6.6 TEX AL MLB TEX 85 163 130 19 31 3 0 7 21 0 0 30 43 .238 .387 .423 .810 55 2 2 0 1 4
MLB (17 seasons) MLB 1782 6570 5539 765 1369 237 48 188 826 39 37 905 1025 .247 .354 .409 .763 2266 102 45 18 63 106
Minors (4 seasons) Minors 258 1015 792 139 185 27 9 42 138 2 6 202 250 .234 .396 .449 .846 356 15 1 5 0
All Levels (18 Seasons) 2040 7585 6331 904 1554 264 57 230 964 41 43 1107 1275 .245 .360 .414 .774 2622 102 60 19 68 106
A (2 seasons) Minors 163 661 517 99 127 20 7 28 91 2 4 132 163 .246 .405 .474 .879 245 9 0 3
AAA (2 seasons) Minors 95 354 275 40 58 7 2 14 47 0 2 70 87 .211 .380 .404 .783 111 6 1 2 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
1970 18 Clinton MIDW A MIL C 58 432 380 42 10 4 .977 7.28 24
1971 19 Danville MIDW A MIL C 100 762 674 69 19 5 .975 7.43 19
1971 19 MIL AL MLB MIL C 22 182.0 129 108 18 3 2 .977 6.23 5.73 1 11 13 54%
1972 20 Evansville AA AAA MIL C 85 604 541 56 7 6 .988 7.02 9
1972 20 MIL AL MLB MIL C 18 162.0 124 113 8 3 3 .976 6.72 6.72 2 5 4 44%
1973 21 MIL AL MLB MIL C 90 730.0 430 373 47 10 9 .977 5.18 4.67 4 43 34 44%
1974 22 MIL AL MLB MIL C 117 1002.0 556 484 60 12 8 .978 4.89 4.65 11 62 44 42%
1975 23 MIL AL MLB MIL C 124 1070.0 627 532 82 13 10 .979 5.16 4.95 15 90 58 39%
1976 24 MIL AL MLB MIL C 111 942.0 557 491 52 14 7 .975 5.19 4.89 12 90 35 28%
1977 25 KCR AL MLB KCR C 125 1054.0 737 663 61 13 4 .982 6.18 5.79 9 57 42 42%
1978 26 KCR AL MLB KCR C 145 1230.0 678 608 62 8 10 .988 4.90 4.62 9 74 44 37%
1979 27 KCR AL MLB KCR C 141 1230.0 709 628 68 13 15 .982 5.09 4.94 15 64 57 47%
1980 28 KCR AL MLB KCR C 81 706.0 367 322 37 8 6 .978 4.58 4.43 12 38 29 43%
1981 29 STL NL MLB STL C 52 441.0 242 206 31 5 2 .979 4.84 4.56 2 39 22 36%
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
1982 30 STL NL MLB STL C 111 930.0 542 469 64 9 8 .983 5.16 4.80 7 93 45 33%
1983 31 STL NL MLB STL C 133 1064.0 655 578 70 7 8 .989 5.48 4.87 14 63 48 43%
1984 32 STL NL MLB STL C 122 1030.0 689 620 58 11 6 .984 5.92 5.56 11 93 46 33%
1985 33 Louisville AA AAA STL C 1 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 0
1985 33 STL NL MLB STL C 82 618.0 416 386 26 4 4 .990 6.00 5.02 5 46 23 33%
1986 34 TEX AL MLB TEX C 25 200.0 175 165 9 1 2 .994 7.83 6.96 3 32 8 20%
1987 35 TEX AL MLB TEX 1B 5 10.0 12 11 1 0 2 1.000 10.80 2.40
1987 35 TEX AL MLB TEX C 7 16.0 11 10 1 0 0 1.000 6.19 1.57 0 2 1 33%
MLB (17 seasons) MLB C 1506 12607.0 7644 6756 754 134 104 .982 5.36 4.99 132 902 553 38%
Minors (4 seasons) Minors C 244 1800 1597 167 36 15 .980 7.23 52
All Levels (18 Seasons) C 1750 12607.0 9444 8353 921 170 119 .982 5.36 5.30 184 902 553 38%
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1970 18 Clinton Pilots Midwest League A
1971 19 Danville Warriors Midwest League A
1971 19 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1971-09-02 1971-09-30
1972 20 Evansville Triplets American Association AAA
1972 20 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1972-04-18 1972-05-21
1973 21 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1973-04-15 1973-09-30
1974 22 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1974-04-05 1974-10-02
1975 23 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1975-04-08 1975-09-28
1976 24 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1976-04-08 1976-10-02
1977 25 Kansas City Royals American League MLB 1 1977-04-09 1977-10-02
1978 26 Kansas City Royals American League MLB 1 1978-04-08 1978-10-01
1979 27 Kansas City Royals American League MLB 1 1979-04-05 1979-09-30
1980 28 Kansas City Royals American League MLB 1 1980-05-02 1980-10-05
1981 29 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1981-04-11 1981-10-04
1982 30 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1982-04-06 1982-10-03
1983 31 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1983-04-05 1983-10-02
1984 32 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1984-04-03 1984-09-30
1985 33 Louisville Redbirds American Association AAA
1985 33 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1985-04-09 1985-10-06
1986 34 Texas Rangers American League MLB 1 1986-04-08 1986-10-04
1987 35 Texas Rangers American League MLB 1 1987-04-09 1987-10-04

Sabr ID: 7b5394c4

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