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Doug DeCincesTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1970-1987 MLB Years: 1973-1987
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Positions3B-1543, 2B-43, DH-24, SS-20, 1B-20, OF-1Position when Drafted3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDouglas Vernon Decinces
Height6-2Weight194BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 29,1950 [67.268]PlaceBurbank,California
High SchoolJames Monroe (North Hills,CA)
CollegeUCLA (Los Angeles,CA), Los Angeles Pierce College (Woodland Hills,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Baltimore Orioles [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (65th overall) of the 1970 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the San Diego Padres [Team Picks] in the 18th round (432nd overall) of the 1969 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsRay Poitevint
MLB DebutSeptember 9,1973 [23.011]
OrganizationsBAL [12] CAL [6] SLN [1] Awards6Awards Voting2-234
TBC Player ID10608Retrosheet IDdecid001MLBAM ID113183
RelationshipsFather of Tim DeCinces
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Player Notes:   Inducted into Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame in 2006
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed51Power84Contact51XBH83RBIs80Runs60Hitting60Durability53Team.561Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1970BluefieldAppRk-19541642848100427000000000.293.293.427.7207014164.275.134.134.3190.000.000.002.4441.0029.17
1970Dallas-Fort WorthTexAA-191135361002000000000.171.171.200.3717135.171.029.029.1670.000.000.000.000.0016.67
1970Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         651993154110429000000000.271.271.387.6587715199.256.116.116.2920.000.000.002.0149.7527.78
1971Dallas-Fort WorthTexAA-20782352961101529000000000.260.260.374.6348816235.243.114.115.2860.000.000.002.1347.0026.23
1972AshevilleSALA-21123396711042371060000000000.263.263.432.69517140396.244.169.169.3130.000.000.002.5339.6038.46
1973RochesterILAAA-22131438791172531979000000000.267.267.468.73520547438.234.201.201.3260.000.000.004.3423.0540.17
1973Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal373b221018220003001500000.111.158.111.2692019.154.000.056.1345.2626.325.000.000.000.00
1974RochesterILAAA423132444701251741166000000000.282.282.412.69418332444.263.130.131.3140.000.000.002.4840.3625.60
1974Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal373b2311000000001000000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.000.35650.000.000.000.000.000.00
1975Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal113b246116720426342301133210223.251.306.395.7016613183.286.144.216.3157.1017.492.462.1941.7530.95
1976Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal113b25129440361031721142842968231111.234.284.357.64115730475.254.123.198.2976.1114.322.342.3240.0029.13
1977Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal113b26150522631352831969886486205614.259.339.433.77222650593.275.174.297.34010.7914.501.343.2027.4737.04
1978Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal113b27142511721463712880774681202212.286.346.526.87226966561.292.240.331.3888.2014.441.764.9918.2545.21
1979Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal113b2812042267972711661535468305511.230.318.412.73017444484.236.182.315.32411.1614.051.263.3126.3845.36
1980Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal113b291454896412223216641164983344520.249.319.403.72219741549.269.154.264.3238.9315.121.692.9130.5633.61
1981Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal113b3010034649912321355034132112212.263.341.454.79515738391.257.191.301.36010.498.180.783.3226.6241.76
1982California AngelsALMLBcal113b31153575941734253097756680149718.301.369.548.91731577655.302.247.365.39710.0812.211.214.5819.1744.51
1983California AngelsALMLBcal113b3295370491041931865203256018213.281.332.495.82718340411.283.214.305.3607.7913.631.754.3820.5638.46
1984California AngelsALMLBcal113b331465477714723320824153790012416.269.327.431.75823646612.276.162.265.3358.6612.911.493.2727.3531.29
1985California AngelsALMLBcal113b341204275010422120781447712571118.244.317.440.75718843488.245.196.300.3269.6314.551.514.1021.3541.35
1986California AngelsALMLBcal113b35140512691312032696225274224419.256.325.459.78423549572.252.203.305.3439.0912.941.424.5519.6937.40
1987California AngelsALMLBcal113b36133453651062301663347087223610.234.337.391.72817739530.255.157.309.32113.2116.421.243.0228.3136.79
1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln103b3649122001000200000.222.222.444.666429.286.222.222.2790.0022.220.000.000.00100.00
1987Totals for MLB-MLB         137462661082501664347089223610.234.335.392.72718141539.256.158.307.32112.9916.511.272.9728.8837.96
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter16495809778150531229237879584861890421226457177.259.329.445.77425865786534.268.186.294.0009.4613.841.463.6324.5138.41
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter5291712280461861549263000000000.269.269.423.6927241501712.248.154.154.0000.000.000.002.8634.9432.54
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter26388214924242730145000000000.274.274.440.71438879882.249.166.166.0000.000.000.003.4029.4032.64
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter892703267111531000000000.248.248.352.6009517270.234.104.104.0000.000.000.001.8554.0025.37
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter123396711042371060000000000.263.263.432.69517140396.244.169.169.0000.000.000.002.5339.6038.46
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter541642848100427000000000.293.293.427.7207014164.275.134.134.0000.000.000.002.4441.0029.17
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter8582916373738161141073973932298455148212383.253.323.428.75112482823257.266.175.279.0009.1513.971.533.2927.2538.21
California Angels Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter7872884404765149151304811916320447714433494.265.336.463.79913342943268.270.198.309.0009.7913.681.403.9822.1838.43
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter49122001000200000.222.222.444.666429.286.222.222.0000.0022.220.000.000.00100.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162571761483132386656189226617.259.329.445.77425457642.268.186.294.0009.4613.841.463.6324.5138.41
Average Minor - Per 162 games162524861412651581000000000.269.269.423.69222246524.248.154.154.0000.000.000.002.8634.9432.54

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1973Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal223B8-47314221917.8952.130.36-----1080.04.9
1973Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal222B2-312--331.0001.501.00-----1020.01.2
1973Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal22SS1-3-3--331.0003.001.00-----1010.00.6
1974Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal233B1---2--221.0002.00------1100.00.6
1975Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal243B34--1971579590.9472.65------6155.721.4
1975Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal24SS13--1318233331.9392.38------6121.38.2
1975Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal242B11--4125-1066661.0006.00------6118.06.9
1975Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal241B2--191--20201.00010.00------613.31.3
1976Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal253B109--96208199323304.9412.79------12984.567.3
1976Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal252B17--49441119493.9895.47------12913.210.5
1976Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal251B11--455-150501.0004.55------1298.56.8
1976Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal25SS2--1---111.0000.50------1291.61.2
1976Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal25DH1---------------1290.80.6
1977Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal263B148--1243302034474454.9583.07------15098.791.9
1977Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26DH1---------------1500.70.6
1977Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal262B1---1--111.0001.00------1500.70.6
1977Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal261B1--1---111.0001.00------1500.70.6
1978Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal273B130--1112801027401391.9753.01------14291.580.7
1978Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal272B12--27284115955.9324.58------1428.57.5
1979Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal283B120--992471321359346.9642.88------120100.075.5
1980Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal293B142--1203401941479460.9603.24------14597.987.7
1980Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal291B1--2---221.0002.00------1450.70.6
1981Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal303B100--861911731294277.9422.77------100100.095.2
1981Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30OF1--1---111.0001.00------1001.01.0
1981Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal301B1--4---441.0004.00------1001.01.0
1982California AngelsALMLBcal313B153--1123992141532511.9613.34------153100.094.4
1982California AngelsALMLBcal31SS2--111-32.6671.00------1531.31.2
1983California AngelsALMLBcal323B84--792161426309295.9553.51------9588.451.9
1983California AngelsALMLBcal32DH10---------------9510.56.2
1984California AngelsALMLBcal333B140--1072661422387373.9642.66------14695.986.4
1984California AngelsALMLBcal33DH5---------------1463.43.1
1985California AngelsALMLBcal343B111--952021327310297.9582.68------12092.568.5
1985California AngelsALMLBcal34DH3---------------1202.51.9
1986California AngelsALMLBcal353B132--1192161219347335.9652.54------14094.381.5
1986California AngelsALMLBcal35DH3---------------1402.11.9
1986California AngelsALMLBcal35SS1---------------1400.70.6
1987California AngelsALMLBcal363B128--832261724326309.9482.41------13396.279.0
1987California AngelsALMLBcal361B4--221-323231.0005.75------1333.02.5
1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln363B3--372-1210.8333.33------475.01.9
1987California AngelsALMLBcal36DH1---------------1330.80.6
1987California AngelsALMLBcal36SS1---------------1330.80.6
MLB Totals for 3B - 15 season(s)-   3B1543-471256321519833146694471.9582.9095.13-----15430.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 5 season(s)-   2B43-3118100532223218.9785.0772.67-----430.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 7 season(s)-   DH24---------------240.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 6 season(s)-   1B20--937-41001001.0005.00------200.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 6 season(s)-   SS20-31522334037.9251.8512.33-----200.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1973Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal22---218-----
1974Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal23-----1-----
1975Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal24--2111334-----
1976Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal25--11172109----1
1977Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26--11-148----1
1978Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27---12-130-----
1979Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28-----120-----
1980Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29--1--142-----
1981Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30--1--100---1-
1982California AngelsALMLBcal31----2153-----
1983California AngelsALMLBcal32-----84----10
1984California AngelsALMLBcal33-----140----5
1985California AngelsALMLBcal34-----111----3
1986California AngelsALMLBcal35----1132----3
1987California AngelsALMLBcal36--4-1128----1
1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln36-----3-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1979Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB28413441003001100000.308.357.385.7425114.333.077.1547.147.141.000.000.0025.00
1979Baltimore OriolesWorld SeriesMLB28725250013105500000.200.333.320.6538130.211.120.36016.6716.671.003.3325.0020.00
1982California AngelsChamp. SeriesMLB31519562000001500000.316.350.421.7718220.429.105.1585.0025.005.000.000.0033.33
1986California AngelsChamp. SeriesMLB35732293013000200000.281.281.469.75015432.276.188.1880.006.250.003.1332.0044.44
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs166411196016002800000.297.318.438.75628766.327.141.1723.0312.124.001.5264.0036.84
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs725250013105500000.200.333.320.6538130.211.120.36016.6716.671.003.3325.0020.00

Awards [6]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1978AL Player of the Month (July)1
1982AL Player of the Month (August) ... AL Silver Slugger Award (3B) ... American League Player of the Week (August 2-August 8)3
1986AL Player of the Month (August) ... American League Player of the Week (August 4-August 10)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1987-10-07Released by Cardinals. 
1987-09-29ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
1987-09-23Released by Angels. 
1987-01-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Angels. 
1986-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1982-01-28TradeTraded by Orioles with Jeff Schneider to Angels for Dan Ford. 
* 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
1985California AngelsTeam Payroll341,100,000-25197++370,78060,0001,100,000
1986California AngelsTeam Payroll351,200,000-29197++386,34760,0002,300,000
1987California AngelsTeam Payroll361,050,000-51393++344,90660,0003,350,000
1987St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll361,050,000-51493++344,90660,0003,350,000
* 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