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Vince ColemanTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1982-1998 MLB Years: 1985-1997
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Major Award Winner

PositionsOF-1666, LF-22, DH-10, CF-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameVincent Maurice Coleman
Height6-0Weight170BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 22,1960 [58.060]PlaceJacksonville,Florida
High SchoolRaines (Jacksonville,FL)
CollegeFlorida A&M University (Tallahassee,FL)

DraftedSelected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 10th round (257th overall) of the 1982 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Philadelphia Phillies [Team Picks] in the 20th round (513rd overall) of the 1981 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsMarty Maier4Year4Year
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1984-SLN-#3 ... 1985-SLN-#3
MLB DebutApril 18,1985 [24.208]
OrganizationsSLN [10] NYN [3] KCA [2] CAL [1] CIN [1] DET [1] SEA [1] Awards2Awards Voting3-156
TBC Player ID10044Retrosheet IDcolev001MLBAM ID112487
RelationshipsFather of Vince Coleman
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (OF) in 1985
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed93Power28Contact51XBH24RBIs23Runs77Hitting63Durability57Team.504Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1982Johnson City CardinalsAppRksln-of2158212405321016433294932000.250.348.269.617573246.325.019.344.29611.7919.921.690.000.005.66
1983Macon RedbirdsSALAsln-of22113446991568705314531568590230.350.431.399.83017815513.430.049.430.38010.9216.571.520.000.009.62
1984Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-of2315260897156217448101365511252110.257.323.334.65720332671.308.077.275.3028.2016.692.040.60152.0020.51
1985Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-of24521130000000201000.143.143.143.2863022.158.000.000.1290.009.090.000.000.000.00
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29of241516361071702010140110255011505113.267.320.335.65521331692.324.068.280.2977.2316.622.300.14636.0018.24
1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29of251546009413913802910714609823504.232.301.280.58116821670.274.048.303.2708.9614.631.630.000.0015.11
1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29of261516231211801410343109227012635107.289.363.358.72122327702.358.069.321.3279.9717.951.800.43207.6715.00
1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29of2715361677160201033881274911118544.260.313.339.65220933679.310.079.247.2947.2216.352.270.44205.3320.63
1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29of28145563941432192286510509027204.254.316.334.65018832624.298.080.266.2998.0114.421.800.32281.5022.38
1990St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29of29124497731451896397717358824116.292.340.400.74019933539.344.108.300.3346.4916.332.511.1182.8322.76
1991New York MetsNLMLBnyn1of30722784571751173714394701003.255.347.327.6749113318.304.072.295.31412.2614.781.210.31278.0018.31
1992St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn-of31622480002302600000.364.417.364.7818024.500.000.227.3638.3325.003.000.000.000.00
1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn1of31712293763111221249274122131.275.355.358.7138214261.326.083.266.32610.3415.711.520.77114.5022.22
1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn1of3292373641041482253813215803212.279.316.375.69114024399.324.096.220.3085.2614.542.760.50186.5023.08
1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29of33104438611051412233508297214502.240.285.340.62514928477.279.100.263.2776.0815.092.480.42219.0026.67
1995Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-of349387152015302600020.395.425.526.95120340.452.131.263.4055.0015.003.002.5038.0020.00
1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29of34752933984134420269274812117.287.348.399.74711721324.331.112.263.3348.3314.811.781.2373.2525.00
1995Seattle MarinersALMLBsea29of3440162274710219167103213011.290.335.395.7306413176.357.105.222.3245.6818.183.200.57162.0027.66
1995Totals for AL-AL         115455661312365294216378025128.288.343.398.74118134500.340.110.248.3307.4016.002.161.0091.0025.95
1996Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-of35726220001001500000.077.111.077.1882027.095.000.038.0933.7018.525.000.000.000.00
1996Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAcal-of35218791821054191500000.207.281.253.53422396.250.046.184.2519.3815.631.670.000.0016.67
1996Totals for AAA-AAA         281131120210641102000000.177.244.212.456243123.215.035.150.2168.1316.262.000.000.0015.00
1996Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30lf3533841013111412293101000.155.237.226.46319394.231.071.298.2189.5732.983.441.0684.0023.08
1997Detroit TigersALMLBdet29lf36614010000001300001.071.133.071.2041015.091.000.071.1086.6720.003.000.000.000.00
1998Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-of3720761524511584101101000.316.395.447.84234787.359.131.316.37511.4912.641.101.1576.0029.17
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter13715406849142517689283467521774779601548241245.264.324.345.66918632935970.314.081.276.0007.9916.082.010.47193.0720.56
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter39115362744354017613530775164291176360.283.358.343.701527631726.345.060.318.0009.5016.861.770.35256.0014.48
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter214856131218309664116417715154130.255.319.332.65128445943.303.077.255.0008.1716.011.960.64142.6720.64
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter622480002302600000.364.417.364.7818024.500.000.227.0008.3325.003.000.000.000.00
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter113446991568705314531568590230.350.431.399.83017815513.430.049.430.00010.9216.571.520.000.009.62
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter58212405321016433294932000.250.348.269.617573246.325.019.344.00011.7919.921.690.000.005.66
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter87835355669371065615217549115314628103215628.265.326.339.66512001773906.317.074.286.0008.0416.082.000.38235.6718.89
New York Mets Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter235880146238321456399368714626346.270.336.356.69231351978.318.086.256.0008.9014.931.680.51176.0021.43
Kansas City Royals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter179731100189271665376175612026619.259.311.364.67526649801.300.105.263.0006.9914.982.140.75121.8325.93
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter40162274710219167103213011.290.335.395.7306413176.357.105.222.0005.6818.183.200.57162.0027.66
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter33841013111412293101000.155.237.226.46319394.231.071.298.0009.5732.983.441.0684.0023.08
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter614010000001300001.071.133.071.2041015.091.000.071.0006.6720.003.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162639100168211134189215611326315.264.324.345.66922035705.314.081.276.0007.9916.082.010.47193.0720.56
Average Minor - Per 162 games162636114180177256127316812172120.283.358.343.70121826715.345.060.318.0009.5016.861.770.35256.0014.48

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1982Johnson City Cardinals AppRksln21OF58--123783138130.9422.24------58100.086.6
1983Macon Redbirds SALAsln22OF111--2251884251243.9682.19------11398.277.1
1984Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln23OF151--35714102381371.9742.46------15299.397.4
1985Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln24OF5--8---881.0001.60------5100.03.5
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24OF150--3051671328321.9792.14------15199.392.6
1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25OF149--3001292321312.9722.09------15496.892.5
1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26OF150--2741693299290.9701.93------15199.392.6
1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27OF150--2901491313304.9712.03------15398.092.6
1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28OF142--2475101262252.9621.77------14597.987.7
1990St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29OF120--2441252261256.9812.13------12496.874.1
1991New York MetsNLMLBnyn30OF70--13253-140137.9791.96------7297.243.5
1992St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn31OF6--9---991.0001.50------6100.08.7
1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn31OF61--112212115114.9911.87------7185.937.7
1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn32OF90--16253-170167.9821.86------9297.855.6
1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33OF99--1641173182175.9621.77------10495.286.1
1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33DH5---------------1044.84.3
1995Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca34OF9--19-1-2019.9502.11------9100.06.3
1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34OF69--109732119116.9751.68------7592.047.9
1995Seattle MarinersALMLBsea34OF38--8221-8584.9882.21------4095.026.2
1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34DH4---------------755.32.8
1996Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcal35OF12--24-1-2524.9602.00------2157.18.7
1996Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin35OF6--6---661.0001.00------785.73.7
1996Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin35LF20--2821-3130.9681.50------3360.612.3
1997Detroit TigersALMLBdet36LF2--3---331.0001.50------633.31.2
1997Detroit TigersALMLBdet36CF1---------------616.70.6
1997Detroit TigersALMLBdet36DH1---------------616.70.6
1998Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln37OF20--1412-1715.8820.75------20100.013.9
MLB Totals for OF - 11 season(s)-   OF1288--2421107671725952528.9741.96------12880.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF22--3121-3433.9711.50------220.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH10---------------100.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF203--42815142457443.9692.18------2030.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF6--9---991.0001.50------60.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF111--2251884251243.9682.19------1110.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF58--123783138130.9422.24------580.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1982Johnson City Cardinals AppRksln21---------58-
1983Macon Redbirds SALAsln22---------111-
1984Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln23---------151-
1985Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln24---------5-
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24---------150-
1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25---------149-
1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26---------150-
1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27---------150-
1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28---------142-
1990St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29---------120-
1991New York MetsNLMLBnyn30---------70-
1992St. Lucie Mets FSLA+nyn31---------6-
1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn31---------61-
1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn32---------90-
1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33---------995
1995Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca34---------9-
1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34---------694
1995Seattle MarinersALMLBsea34---------38-
1996Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcal35---------12-
1996Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin35---------6-
1996Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin35------20----
1997Detroit TigersALMLBdet36------21--1
1998Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln37---------20-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1985St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB24314240001100200000.286.286.286.5724014.333.000.0710.0014.290.000.000.000.00
1987St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB26726371004104600000.269.367.308.6758130.350.039.23113.3320.001.500.000.0014.29
1987St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB267285420026021000000.143.200.214.4146230.222.071.3576.6733.335.000.000.0050.00
1995Seattle MarinersDiv SeriesMLB34523650111102400000.217.280.435.71510225.222.218.3488.0016.002.004.0023.0040.00
1995Seattle MarinersChamp. SeriesMLB34620020000402600000.100.182.100.2822022.143.000.3009.0927.273.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs523650111102400000.217.280.435.71510225.222.218.3488.0016.002.004.0023.0040.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs166051310056061400000.217.288.233.52114166.283.016.2179.0921.212.330.000.007.69
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs7285420026021000000.143.200.214.4146230.222.071.3576.6733.335.000.000.0050.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2014Quad Cities River BanditsMidwAMinorhou53Assistant Coach1397069.50420.55Omar Lopez
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1985National League Rookie of the Year1
1986National League Player of the Week (September 15-September 21)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1997-04-16Released by Tigers. 
1997-01-09ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1996-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1996-06-30ContractSigned as Free Agent by Angels. 
1996-06-18Released by Reds. 
1996-01-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1995-10-31Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1995-08-15TradeTraded by Royals to Mariners for Jim Converse. 
1995-04-26ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
1994-10-20Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-01-05TradeTraded by Mets with Cash to Royals for Kevin McReynolds. 
1990-12-05ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mets. 
1990-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll2460,000-51628-370,78060,00060,000
1986St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll25150,000-4521536386,34760,000210,000
1987St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll26160,000-3601549344,90660,000370,000
1988St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll27700,000-1571178++392,10762,5001,070,000
1989St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll28775,000-168980++429,80262,5001,845,000
1990St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll291,012,500-140981++515,727100,0002,857,500
1991New York MetsTeam Payroll303,112,500-29297++742,231100,0005,970,000
1992New York MetsTeam Payroll313,212,500-56694++962,245109,0009,182,500
1993New York MetsTeam Payroll322,312,500-153684++968,431109,00011,495,000
1994Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll333,312,500-91491++957,101109,00014,807,500
1995Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll34250,000-4471950999,520109,00015,057,500
1995Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll34250,000-4472150999,520109,00015,057,500
1996Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll35500,000-3312163957,870109,00015,557,500
1997Detroit TigersTeam Payroll36500,000-37610581,182,177150,00016,057,500
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red