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Roy Smalley

Roy Frederick Smalley III

Positions: Shortstop and Second Baseman
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: October 25, 1952 in Los Angeles, California, United States
High School: Westchester HS (Los Angeles, CA)
Schools: Los Angeles City College (Los Angeles, CA), University of Nebraska at Lincoln (Lincoln, NE), University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)

Drafted by the Montreal Expos in the 35th round of the 1970 MLB June Amateur Draft from Westchester HS (Los Angeles, CA), the Boston Red Sox in the 4th round of the 1971 MLB January Draft-Secondary Phase, the St. Louis Cardinals in the 2nd round of the 1971 MLB June Draft-Secondary Phase from University of Nebraska at Lincoln (Lincoln, NE), the Boston Red Sox in the 5th round of the 1972 MLB January Draft-Secondary Phase from University of Nebraska at Lincoln (Lincoln, NE) and the Texas Rangers in the 1st round (1st) of the 1974 MLB January Draft-Regular Phase from University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA).

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
1974 21 -1.9 Pittsfield EL AA TEX 125 502 406 74 102 22 5 14 42 4 2 86 90 .251 .382 .433 .815 176 1 7 2
1975 22 -3.2 Spokane PCL AAA TEX 43 188 162 26 55 8 1 2 19 0 0 23 24 .340 .425 .438 .863 71 1 2 0
1975 22 -5.5 TEX AL MLB TEX 78 286 250 22 57 8 0 3 33 4 0 30 42 .228 .309 .296 .605 74 6 0 4 2 1
1976 23 -4.5 2 Teams AL MLB MIN-TEX 144 618 513 61 133 18 3 3 44 2 4 76 106 .259 .356 .324 .679 166 11 2 25 2 4
1976 23 -4.5 TEX AL MLB TEX 41 163 129 15 29 2 0 1 8 2 0 29 27 .225 .363 .264 .626 34 4 0 3 2 3
1976 23 -4.5 MIN AL MLB MIN 103 455 384 46 104 16 3 2 36 0 4 47 79 .271 .353 .344 .697 132 7 2 22 0 1
1977 24 -3.5 MIN AL MLB MIN 150 680 584 93 135 21 5 6 56 5 5 74 89 .231 .316 .315 .631 184 12 1 15 6 1
1978 25 -2.5 MIN AL MLB MIN 158 702 586 80 160 31 3 19 77 2 8 85 70 .273 .362 .433 .796 254 16 1 23 7 3
1979 26 -1.8 MIN AL MLB MIN 162 729 621 94 168 28 3 24 95 2 3 80 80 .271 .353 .441 .794 274 9 4 15 9 8
1980 27 -1.0 MIN AL MLB MIN 133 564 486 64 135 24 1 12 63 3 3 65 63 .278 .359 .405 .765 197 15 2 2 9 4
1981 28 -0.7 MIN AL MLB MIN 56 200 167 24 44 7 1 7 22 0 0 31 24 .263 .375 .443 .818 74 8 0 0 2 5
1982 29 0.2 2 Teams AL MLB NYY-MIN 146 581 499 57 127 15 2 20 67 0 1 71 104 .255 .345 .413 .758 206 4 0 7 4 8
1982 29 0.2 MIN AL MLB MIN 4 16 13 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 .154 .313 .231 .543 3 0 0 0 0 1
1982 29 0.2 NYY AL MLB NYY 142 565 486 55 125 14 2 20 67 0 1 68 100 .257 .346 .418 .764 203 4 0 7 4 7
1983 30 1.2 NYY AL MLB NYY 130 520 451 70 124 24 1 18 62 3 3 58 68 .275 .357 .452 .810 204 9 2 5 4 2
1984 31 2.3 2 Teams AL MLB NYY-CHW 114 385 344 32 73 12 1 11 39 3 2 37 65 .212 .286 .349 .635 120 6 0 0 4 3
1984 31 2.3 NYY AL MLB NYY 67 227 209 17 50 8 1 7 26 2 1 15 35 .239 .286 .388 .674 81 5 0 0 3 2
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
1984 31 2.3 CHW AL MLB CHW 47 158 135 15 23 4 0 4 13 1 1 22 30 .170 .285 .289 .574 39 1 0 0 1 1
1985 32 3.1 MIN AL MLB MIN 129 452 388 57 100 20 0 12 45 0 2 60 65 .258 .357 .402 .759 156 8 1 1 2 3
1986 33 4.2 MIN AL MLB MIN 143 530 459 59 113 20 4 20 57 1 3 68 80 .246 .342 .438 .780 201 10 0 1 2 4
1987 34 5.6 MIN AL MLB MIN 110 347 309 32 85 16 1 8 34 2 0 36 52 .275 .352 .411 .763 127 7 1 0 1 1
MLB (13 seasons) MLB 1653 6594 5657 745 1454 244 25 163 694 27 34 771 908 .257 .345 .395 .740 2237 121 14 98 54 47
Minors (2 seasons) Minors 168 690 568 100 157 30 6 16 61 4 2 109 114 .276 .394 .435 .828 247 2 9 2
All Levels (14 Seasons) 1821 7284 6225 845 1611 274 31 179 755 31 36 880 1022 .259 .349 .399 .748 2484 121 16 107 56 47
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
1974 21 Pittsfield EL AA TEX SS 122 564 146 376 42 60 .926 4.28
1975 22 Spokane PCL AAA TEX 2B 6 39 20 17 2 8 .949 6.17
1975 22 Spokane PCL AAA TEX SS 38 210 68 134 8 20 .962 5.32
1975 22 TEX AL MLB TEX 2B 19 157.0 89 28 57 4 14 .955 4.87 4.47
1975 22 TEX AL MLB TEX C 1 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0 0 0
1975 22 TEX AL MLB TEX SS 59 459.0 271 80 175 16 30 .941 5.00 4.32
1976 23 2 Teams AL MLB MIN-TEX SS 108 939.0 559 192 348 19 71 .966 5.18 5.00
1976 23 TEX AL MLB TEX 2B 38 337.0 188 82 99 7 19 .963 4.83 4.76
1976 23 TEX AL MLB TEX SS 5 32.0 14 3 10 1 1 .929 3.66 2.60
1976 23 MIN AL MLB MIN SS 103 907.0 545 189 338 18 70 .967 5.23 5.12
1977 24 MIN AL MLB MIN SS 150 1325.0 792 255 504 33 116 .958 5.16 5.06
1978 25 MIN AL MLB MIN SS 157 1409.0 839 287 527 25 121 .970 5.20 5.18
1979 26 MIN AL MLB MIN 1B 1 7.0 9 9 0 0 2 1.000 11.57 9.00
1979 26 MIN AL MLB MIN SS 161 1412.0 897 296 572 29 144 .968 5.53 5.39
1980 27 MIN AL MLB MIN 1B 3 21.0 18 16 2 0 3 1.000 7.71 6.00
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 27 MIN AL MLB MIN SS 125 1075.0 673 210 446 17 100 .975 5.49 5.25
1981 28 MIN AL MLB MIN 1B 1 9.0 10 10 0 0 0 1.000 10.00 10.00
1981 28 MIN AL MLB MIN SS 37 307.0 149 52 89 8 14 .946 4.13 3.81
1982 29 2 Teams AL MLB NYY-MIN SS 93 760.0 376 114 254 8 44 .979 4.36 3.96
1982 29 MIN AL MLB MIN SS 4 36.0 21 5 16 0 2 1.000 5.25 5.25
1982 29 NYY AL MLB NYY 2B 1 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1982 29 NYY AL MLB NYY 3B 53 447.0 148 28 113 7 11 .953 2.84 2.66
1982 29 NYY AL MLB NYY SS 89 724.0 355 109 238 8 42 .977 4.31 3.90
1983 30 NYY AL MLB NYY 1B 22 150.0 162 153 8 1 11 .994 9.66 7.32
1983 30 NYY AL MLB NYY 3B 26 207.0 73 11 57 5 7 .932 2.96 2.62
1983 30 NYY AL MLB NYY SS 91 729.0 370 125 230 15 40 .959 4.38 3.90
1984 31 2 Teams AL MLB NYY-CHW 1B 6 49.0 53 51 1 1 8 .981 9.55 8.67
1984 31 2 Teams AL MLB CHW-NYY 3B 73 595.0 181 32 135 14 14 .923 2.53 2.29
1984 31 2 Teams AL MLB NYY-CHW SS 16 63.0 30 7 22 1 2 .967 4.14 1.81
1984 31 NYY AL MLB NYY 1B 5 42.0 45 44 0 1 7 .978 9.43 8.80
1984 31 NYY AL MLB NYY 3B 35 311.0 105 17 78 10 8 .905 2.75 2.71
1984 31 NYY AL MLB NYY SS 13 58.0 27 5 21 1 2 .963 4.03 2.00
1984 31 CHW AL MLB CHW 1B 1 7.0 8 7 1 0 1 1.000 10.29 8.00
1984 31 CHW AL MLB CHW 3B 38 284.0 76 15 57 4 6 .947 2.28 1.89
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
1984 31 CHW AL MLB CHW SS 3 5.0 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 5.40 1.00
1985 32 MIN AL MLB MIN 1B 1 6.0 5 4 1 0 0 1.000 7.50 5.00
1985 32 MIN AL MLB MIN 3B 14 106.0 51 9 41 1 2 .980 4.25 3.57
1985 32 MIN AL MLB MIN SS 49 338.0 150 57 91 2 16 .987 3.94 3.02
1986 33 MIN AL MLB MIN 3B 8 62.0 22 3 19 0 1 1.000 3.19 2.75
1986 33 MIN AL MLB MIN SS 19 64.0 27 11 15 1 4 .963 3.66 1.37
1987 34 MIN AL MLB MIN 3B 14 89.0 20 7 10 3 0 .850 1.72 1.21
1987 34 MIN AL MLB MIN SS 4 6.0 3 2 1 0 0 1.000 4.50 0.75
MLB (6 seasons) MLB 1B 34 242.0 257 243 12 2 24 .992 9.48 7.50
MLB (3 seasons) MLB 2B 58 496.0 277 110 156 11 33 .960 4.83 4.59
MLB (6 seasons) MLB 3B 188 1506.0 495 90 375 30 35 .939 2.78 2.47
MLB (13 seasons) MLB SS 1069 8886.0 5136 1688 3274 174 702 .966 5.03 4.64
Minors (2 seasons) Minors SS 160 774 214 510 50 80 .935 4.53
All Levels (6 Seasons) 1B 34 242.0 257 243 12 2 24 .992 9.48 7.50
All Levels (3 Seasons) 2B 64 496.0 316 130 173 13 41 .959 4.83 4.73
All Levels (6 Seasons) 3B 188 1506.0 495 90 375 30 35 .939 2.78 2.47
All Levels (14 Seasons) SS 1229 8886.0 5910 1902 3784 224 782 .962 5.03 4.63
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1974 21 Pittsfield Rangers Eastern League AA
1975 22 Spokane Indians Pacific Coast League AAA
1975 22 Texas Rangers American League MLB 1 1975-04-30 1975-09-28
1976 23 Texas Rangers American League MLB 1 1976-04-09 1976-05-31
1976 23 Minnesota Twins American League MLB 2 1976-06-02 1976-10-02
1977 24 Minnesota Twins American League MLB 1 1977-04-09 1977-10-01
1978 25 Minnesota Twins American League MLB 1 1978-04-05 1978-09-30
1979 26 Minnesota Twins American League MLB 1 1979-04-06 1979-09-30
1980 27 Minnesota Twins American League MLB 1 1980-04-10 1980-10-02
1981 28 Minnesota Twins American League MLB 1 1981-04-09 1981-10-04
1982 29 Minnesota Twins American League MLB 1 1982-04-06 1982-04-09
1982 29 New York Yankees American League MLB 2 1982-04-11 1982-10-03
1983 30 New York Yankees American League MLB 1 1983-04-05 1983-10-02
1984 31 New York Yankees American League MLB 1 1984-04-06 1984-07-18
1984 31 Chicago White Sox American League MLB 2 1984-07-20 1984-09-28
1985 32 Minnesota Twins American League MLB 1 1985-04-09 1985-10-06
1986 33 Minnesota Twins American League MLB 1 1986-04-08 1986-10-05
1987 34 Minnesota Twins American League MLB 1 1987-04-08 1987-10-04

Sabr ID: 84241d2b

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