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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
15 4014 .228 .298 .355 .245 14.9
Birth Date11-24-1948
Height6' 0"
Weight190 lbs
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
1972 LAN 23 35 124 106 18 29 0 1 4 43 16 26 1 0 1 15 0 0 .274 .374 .406 .295 7.4 1.1 1.0
1973 LAN 24 54 154 134 18 34 5 0 2 45 15 33 3 1 1 10 1 0 .254 .340 .336 .264 7.8 1.1 1.0
1974 LAN 25 94 354 316 41 84 16 1 12 138 32 77 2 3 1 41 2 2 .266 .334 .437 .287 26.3 1.0 3.0
1975 LAN 26 135 515 452 34 103 16 1 12 157 40 75 8 6 9 54 2 5 .228 .298 .347 .251 14.9 1.9 1.8
1976 LAN 27 117 399 359 42 77 11 3 11 127 30 84 7 2 1 35 3 1 .214 .286 .354 .256 17.6 2.7 2.3
1977 LAN 28 125 438 387 53 99 21 2 16 172 43 84 4 3 1 55 1 3 .256 .334 .444 .274 29.1 2.0 3.2
1978 LAN 29 94 266 228 19 44 7 0 4 63 36 41 0 2 0 23 0 0 .193 .301 .276 .232 8.3 -0.7 0.8
1979 LAN 30 105 346 310 33 67 9 2 13 119 29 68 0 2 5 41 1 0 .216 .282 .384 .235 12.8 2.0 1.5
1980 LAN 31 96 248 227 20 48 8 0 2 62 20 54 0 1 0 20 2 3 .211 .274 .273 .206 -5.5 -0.0 -0.6
1981 LAN 32 42 92 86 5 18 2 0 3 29 6 14 0 0 0 7 0 0 .209 .261 .337 .237 2.1 -0.4 0.2
1982 LAN 33 82 215 196 13 48 5 2 2 63 13 28 1 1 4 18 0 0 .245 .294 .321 .231 5.4 -0.4 0.5
1983 LAN 34 113 366 335 31 68 8 3 15 127 23 57 1 1 6 41 1 1 .203 .256 .379 .225 6.2 -2.5 0.4
1984 LAN 35 74 221 197 16 45 4 0 4 61 20 38 0 3 1 29 1 2 .228 .295 .310 .239 -0.0 -0.7 -0.1
1985 LAN 36 53 131 121 4 25 4 1 0 31 7 24 0 2 1 9 0 1 .207 .246 .256 .194 0.8 -0.4 0.0
1986 SEA 37 50 145 130 10 27 2 0 2 35 12 23 0 1 2 12 0 0 .208 .273 .269 .197 -2.3 -0.1 -0.3
Career1269401435843578161181610212723427262728334101418.228.298.355.245130.96.614.9

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
1972 LAN MLB 35 124 .295 .256 .320 .377 .270 .329 92 3.8 2.9 1.8 1.1 0.3 7.4 1.0 7.4 1.0
1973 LAN MLB 54 154 .264 .262 .322 .385 .262 .320 97 0.5 4.1 2.4 1.1 1.7 7.8 1.0 7.8 1.0
1974 LAN MLB 94 354 .287 .257 .323 .370 .262 .313 95 9.2 9.2 5.5 1.0 0.1 26.3 3.0 26.3 3.0
1975 LAN MLB 135 515 .251 .263 .330 .373 .262 .245 95 -4.6 13.6 8.2 1.9 -0.6 14.9 1.8 14.9 1.8
1976 LAN MLB 117 399 .256 .255 .316 .359 .258 .248 95 -1.3 10.1 6.1 2.7 0.6 17.6 2.3 17.6 2.3
1977 LAN MLB 125 438 .274 .262 .327 .400 .262 .286 97 6.2 12.2 7.4 2.0 2.2 29.1 3.2 29.1 3.2
1978 LAN MLB 94 266 .232 .263 .328 .381 .264 .216 101 -7.1 6.9 4.1 -0.7 0.4 8.3 0.8 8.3 0.8
1979 LAN MLB 105 346 .235 .262 .323 .389 .256 .234 100 -8.9 9.7 5.9 2.0 1.4 12.8 1.5 12.8 1.5
1980 LAN MLB 96 248 .206 .257 .316 .372 .253 .267 99 -13.3 6.7 4 -0.0 -0.9 -5.5 -0.6 -5.5 -0.6
1981 LAN MLB 42 92 .237 .260 .318 .380 .266 .217 97 -1.9 2.3 1.3 -0.4 -0.8 2.1 0.2 2.1 0.2
1982 LAN MLB 82 215 .231 .255 .314 .372 .254 .275 96 -6.1 5.8 3.4 -0.4 -0.2 5.4 0.5 5.4 0.5
1983 LAN MLB 113 366 .225 .254 .316 .375 .255 .201 95 -12.9 9.9 6 -2.5 -1.1 6.2 0.4 6.2 0.4
1984 LAN MLB 74 221 .239 .257 .315 .368 .255 .259 91 -4.5 5.9 3.3 -0.7 -3.5 -0.0 -0.1 -0.0 -0.1
1985 LAN MLB 53 131 .194 .250 .313 .377 .255 .253 87 -8.7 3.6 2 -0.4 -0.5 0.8 0.0 0.8 0.0
1986 SEA MLB 50 145 .197 .258 .324 .409 .267 .236 102 -9.3 4.0 2.4 -0.1 0.0 -2.3 -0.3 -2.3 -0.3

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
1972 LAN MLB 124 18 29 0 1 4 15 16 26 0 0 .274 .374 .406 .132 .295 7.4 1.1 1.0
1973 LAN MLB 154 18 34 5 0 2 10 15 33 1 0 .254 .340 .336 .082 .264 7.8 1.1 1.0
1974 LAN MLB 354 41 84 16 1 12 41 32 77 2 2 .266 .334 .437 .171 .287 26.3 1.0 3.0
1975 LAN MLB 515 34 103 16 1 12 54 40 75 2 5 .228 .298 .347 .119 .251 14.9 1.9 1.8
1976 LAN MLB 399 42 77 11 3 11 35 30 84 3 1 .214 .286 .354 .139 .256 17.6 2.7 2.3
1977 LAN MLB 438 53 99 21 2 16 55 43 84 1 3 .256 .334 .444 .189 .274 29.1 2.0 3.2
1978 LAN MLB 266 19 44 7 0 4 23 36 41 0 0 .193 .301 .276 .083 .232 8.3 -0.7 0.8
1979 LAN MLB 346 33 67 9 2 13 41 29 68 1 0 .216 .282 .384 .168 .235 12.8 2.0 1.5
1980 LAN MLB 248 20 48 8 0 2 20 20 54 2 3 .211 .274 .273 .062 .206 -5.5 -0.0 -0.6
1981 LAN MLB 92 5 18 2 0 3 7 6 14 0 0 .209 .261 .337 .128 .237 2.1 -0.4 0.2
1982 LAN MLB 215 13 48 5 2 2 18 13 28 0 0 .245 .294 .321 .077 .231 5.4 -0.4 0.5
1983 LAN MLB 366 31 68 8 3 15 41 23 57 1 1 .203 .256 .379 .176 .225 6.2 -2.5 0.4
1984 LAN MLB 221 16 45 4 0 4 29 20 38 1 2 .228 .295 .310 .081 .239 -0.0 -0.7 -0.1
1985 LAN MLB 131 4 25 4 1 0 9 7 24 0 1 .207 .246 .256 .050 .194 0.8 -0.4 0.0
1986 SEA MLB 145 10 27 2 0 2 12 12 23 0 0 .208 .273 .269 .062 .197 -2.3 -0.1 -0.3

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
1978-08-03 1978-08-25 15-DL 22 20 - Trunk Strain Ribcage - -

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Baseball ProGUESTus: Dollar Sign on the Glistening Muscle: Scouting Ballplayers in 1980s PlaygirlMichael Clair2013-05-21
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Q&A: The College of Coaches on Catcher FramingBen Lindbergh2013-05-20
BP Unfiltered: Two Unrelated Baseball HighlightsSam Miller2013-03-12
Wezen-Ball: Clemens' 20 K'sLarry Granillo2013-02-04
This article requires BP Premium accessIn A Pickle: Carlos Santana, and the Choice of a GenerationJason Wojciechowski2012-08-30
Wezen-Ball: The Biggest Dangers in BaseballLarry Granillo2011-08-08
The Lineup Card: Cult Favorites: 18 Non-Star Ballplayers Who Should be Better RememberedBaseball Prospectus2011-07-13
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: NL West RoundupChristina Kahrl2010-12-30
World Series Prospectus: Fall Classic MemoriesBaseball Prospectus2010-10-27
This article requires BP Premium accessCatcher Fatigue: The Cost of Donning the Tools of IgnoranceBen Lindbergh2009-04-07
This article requires BP Premium accessProspectus Q&A: Ron WashingtonDavid Laurila2008-08-24
This article requires BP Premium accessFuture Shock: Athletics Top 11 ProspectsKevin Goldstein2007-12-10
This article requires BP Premium accessPlayer Profile: Russell MartinMarc Normandin2007-06-07
This article requires BP Premium accessYou Could Look It Up: 1984 Part V: Baseball Prospectus, Circa '84Steven Goldman2004-02-23


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2010-09-21 13:00:00 (link to chat)"I hate to think what would have happen if the bat shard hit him in the throat instead, especially since it pierced his uniform and chest with ease." ------- You're too young for Steve Yeager. Actually, I'm too young for Steve Yeager too...
(Greg from NYC)
Google isn't though! ...oh my. (Marc Normandin)
2009-06-15 13:00:00 (link to chat)Re: Broken bats and serious injuries. Former Dodger Steve Yeager ended up with pieces of a shattered bat in his neck.
(JW from Wyoming)
And invented the dangly throat protector ... did he patent that? (Will Carroll)


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