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Steve SaxBatting Stat Details
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Steve Sax
Positions2B-1970, OF-82, DH-26, SS-20, 3B-11Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameStephen Louis Sax
Height5-11Weight182BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 29,1960 [58.267]PlaceSacramento,California
High SchoolRiver City (Sacramento,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Los Angeles Dodgers [Team Picks] in the 9th round (229th overall) of the 1978 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsRonnie King
MLB DebutAugust 18,1981 [21.202]Awards3Awards Voting4-80
TBC Player ID17603Retrosheet IDsax-s001MLBAM ID121732
RelationshipsBrother of Dave Sax
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Games -- On Base -- Outs -- Baserunning -- Pitch Summary -- Pitch Detail -- Ejections
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (2B) in 1982
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Games

TopPH,PR,DR = Entered Game as...PH2,PR2,DR2 = Left Game for...Ejections
YearGPGSGS%CGDNSDNFGF%PHPRDRGFPH2PR2DR2PC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFDH123456789
1981312890.3243777.420124400---29------24-----16-
198215014596.71425696.0113144201---149------1461--1-11-
198315515197.414041391.6400142317---152------1511------3
198414514096.612551887.6410127717---141------129--1-1761
198513513197.012041489.6103121308---135-1----46----1-862
198615715498.11483696.2300151024---154------103414---342
198715715196.213761789.25101403110---152-1----8732---28262
198816015697.513042882.52021326020---158------14213-----14
1989158158100.07708148.7000773177---158------8870-------
199015515499.410015564.50101004149---154------5098--1---6
199128428198.9167311659.221016850109---149-5---410810028162533-1
199214314198.68525760.1110860155---141-----155531111121--
1993562850.07284323.28164136015---1-----211822116782-
19947685.751271.41005001---6-------2---1121
Totals1893182496.414076946375.53422131430468363000167907000261147413352934265313422
GP: Games Played GS: Games in starting lineup GS%: % of Games in starting lineup CG: Games Completed DNS: Did not start game in lineup DNF: Did not finish GF%: Games Finished% PH: Entered game as Pinch Hitter PR: Entered game as Pinch Runner DR: Entered Game as Defensive Replacement GF: Games Finished PH2: Left game for a pinch hitter PR2: Left game for a pinch runner DR2: Left game for defensive replacement P: Games at Pitcher C: Games at catcher 1B: Games at first base 2B: Games at second base SS: Games at shortstop 3B: Games at third base LF: Games in left field CF: Games in center field RF: Games in right field DH: Games as designated hitter 1-9: Games per batting slot

On Base

YearTeamGPPAABTBAVGOBPSLGOPSHPH1B1B-IF1B-OF1B-B2B3BHRHR1HR2HR3GSIPHRWO-HWO-HRROEBBIBBBB4ldBBBB_BLHBPSHSFCIRBIon HROtherHR-BI%On Out
1981LAN3112711941.277.317.345.66233129623-2-22------671-3--1--92722.221
1982LAN150699638229.282.335.359.69418011462811812374211----9491-23-210--4774014.891
1983LAN155692623218.281.342.350.692175114732115118555------9583-183182-4153612.203
1984LAN145622569173.243.300.304.604138-1094105224411------17473-191123-351342.868
1985LAN135551488155.279.352.318.670136-12311222841-1---11125412-17-333-422404.764
1986LAN157704633279.332.390.441.8302101157331244434641-1---9595-152363-56104617.867
1987LAN157663610225.280.331.369.700171-136331034227651-----14445-11-351-4673915.226
1988LAN160687632217.277.325.343.66817521473011751945311-1--84561512-172-5784914.046
1989NYA158717651252.315.364.387.751205-17136135326353-2--1-105221612-185-6395414.299
1990NYA155680615200.260.316.325.641160-13028102124243-1--1-54931913-466-4263614.298
1991NYA28417931624702.282.337.432.77045823208323718265033710--4342513162825-13916-1947711739.6919
1992CHA143630567180.236.290.317.607134-10025752264421-1---74341210-2126-4783917.028
1993CHA5612911936.235.283.303.58628-2271515-11------28-33--2--81712.501
1994OAK724248.250.250.333.58361532--1------------------1-10.00-
Totals:1893871879122915.279.334.368.70322099174234913932732251946413152173513364651931816347947068814354520.7881
GP: Games Played PA: Plate Appearances AB: At Bats (Official) TB: Total Bases AVG: Batting Average OBP: On Base Percentage SLG: Slugging Percentage OPS: On Base Plus Slugging H: Hits PH: Pinch hits 1B: Singles 1B-IF: Infield Singles 1B-OF: Outfield Singles 1B-B: Bunt Singles 2B: Doubles 3B: Triples HR: Home Runs HR1: Solo Homers HR2: 2-run Homers HR3: 3-run Homers GS: Grand Slams IPHR: Inside the park homer WO-H: Walkoff hits WO-HR: Walkoff homers ROE: Reached on Error BB: Walks IBB: Intentional Walks BB4: Walked on 4 pitches ldBB: Leadoff walks BB_BL: Bases loaded walks HBP: Hit by Pitch SH: Sacrifice Hits SF: Sacrifice Flies CI: Catcher's INTerference RBI: Runs Batted In on HR: RBIs on Homers Other: RBIs not on Homers HR-BI%: % of RBIs due to homers On Out: RBIS on productive outs (includes sac hit/fly)

Outs

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YearOutsSOGOAOFlyLinePopG/AGDPOppGDP%FCFOProdSO-SwSO-Ca%SwTipSO3PC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFIFOFIF%
19817914372814951.32-190.00272--0.0--5-611215584481773.8
19824585326713810224121.93107712.9912329--0.0--351325741104810405030510075.3
19834467323413911115131.6887310.9632129--0.0--278196696601338462769774.0
198441753225139133511.62126319.0522122--0.0--327175996552237392669873.1
19853444319011110110-1.711510114.8522826--0.0--293175179401024482198272.8
1986421582321311191111.77127615.7921330--0.0--255236188651340432679673.6
1987427612231431132191.56138714.9442427--0.0--2492267826023354426410272.1
1988455512661389033151.93117315.0731228381374.5-113452410077712226453119377.0
1989448442831215342262.34199919.1911640341077.3-8407269310255932403238180.0
1990461462651506253351.771310512.3812142301665.2-104492881906320433731510075.9
1991116019251845029068921.154331613.616641491494377.6-334511541342461486213613263833065.9
1992440422641346628401.971710815.744216736685.7-33511357587712625333148478.9
1993906483619891.331214.7617106-100.0-2512162116887612372.6
199418212431-3.00-10.00--11-50.0----1353-2212475.0
Totals56647383064186212763282581.65174121914.27322785022948839.80673808929989176012002434945703619130773.5
Outs: Total Outs SO:Strikeouts GO: Groundouts AO: AirOuts Fly: Flyouts Line: Lineouts Pop: Popouts G/A: Groundout to Airout Ratio GDP: Grounded into double play Opp: Opportunities to ground into double play GDP%: Ground into DP percentage FC: Fielder's Choices FO: Forceouts Prod: Productive Outs (Baserunners advanced on out) SO-Sw: Struck out swinging SO-Ca: Stuck out looking (called) %Sw: Pct of strikeouts that were swinging Tip: Struck out foul tip SO3: Struck out on 3 pitches P: Out on ball fielded by Pitcher C: Out on ball fielded by Catcher 1B: Out on ball fielded by First Baseman 2B: Out on ball fielded by Second Baseman SS: Out on ball fielded by Shortstop 3B: Out on ball fielded by Third Baseman LF: Out on ball fielded by Left Fielder CF: Out on ball fielded by Center Fielder RF: Out on ball fielded by Right Fielder IF: Out on ball fielded by an Infielder OF: Out on ball fielded by an Outfielder IF%: % of outs by infielders.

Baserunning Statistics

YearTeamsGPPAOBRR%SB2OOB
1981LAN31127551527.2751
1982LAN1506992628833.59487
1983LAN1556922649435.61536
1984LAN1456222267030.97297
1985LAN1355512326226.72215
1986LAN1577042929131.16316
1987LAN1576632578432.68291
1988LAN1606872457028.573410
1989NYA1587172858830.88316
1990NYA1556802387029.41391
1991NYA28417936968512.215410
1992CHA1436302127434.91251
1993CHA56129462043.4853
1994OAK7246233.3301

Pitch Summary

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YearTeamGPPAABBBSOHBPPitStrBalFouCaSwMsIntInPlP/PAFPSFPS%FP-SWFP-IPFP-SW%FP-IP%CtSwSwMs%Sw%Str%Bal%Foul%IP-SW%IP-PA%3-03-0sw3-0sw%
1981LAN31127119714---------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1982LAN15069963849532--------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1983LAN15569262358731--------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1984LAN14562256947531--------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1985LAN13555148854433--------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1986LAN15770463359583--------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1987LAN15766361044613--------0.00-0.00--0.000.00--------------0.00----
1988LAN1606876324551123271508819414394121325783.3937754.881819626.3513.97992111410.8647.8764.8035.2017.7951.8984.1327-0.0
1989NYA158717651524412634164898639154792226173.6734247.70995013.816.97100811018.3641.8062.5737.4314.8456.0486.0542-0.0
1990NYA155680615494642378148189734049080185673.5030044.12996214.569.129079918.0741.6762.2837.7214.3057.2183.383825.3
1991NYA2841793162413119213635239822370102710074913814573.5491050.7544620724.8711.542484297516.5046.8462.6937.3116.1748.9781.2678-0.0
1992CHA1436305674342221931339854276419101255433.4829747.14995615.718.8981992010.9841.9561.0638.9412.5959.0286.1935-0.0
1993CHA5612911986-480297183759017-1153.725844.9613510.083.881902078.2143.1361.8838.1315.6355.5689.156-0.0
1994OAK72424-2-6241219102-192.58729.173112.504.1728316.4550.0066.1333.8714.5261.2979.17----
GP: Games Played PA: Plate Appearances AB: At Bats BB: Walks SO: Strikeouts HBP: Hit by Pitch Pit: Pitches Faced Str: Strikes Bal: Balls Fou: Fouls Ca: Called Strikes SwMs: Swing and Miss Strikes Int: intent Balls InPl: Balls in Play P/PA: Pitches per Plate Appearance FPS: First Pitch Strikes FPS%: First Pitch Strike% FP-Sw: Swung on first pitch FP-IP%: First Pitch in Play % Ct: Contact (In Play + Fouls) Sw: Total Swings SwMs%: Swing/Miss% Sw%: Swing % Str%: Strike % (Strikes/Pitches) Bal%: Balls % (Balls/Pitches) Foul%: Foul % (Fouls/Pitches) IP-SW%: % of Balls put in play on swings IP-PA%: % of plate appearances with balls put in play 3-0: Counts of 3-0 3-0sw: Swings on count of 3-0 3-0sw%: % of Swings on count of 3-0

Player Ejections

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Game DateUmpireReason
1984-05-18Ed MontagueCall at 1B
1986-07-12Bob EngelBalls and strikes
1992-05-07Rich GarciaCall at 1B (Threw water cooler)
1992-09-05Dan MorrisonCall at 3B
1994-05-06Al ClarkBalls and strikes
5 ejection(s) listed