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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Russell Earl (Dent) O'Dey
Stat Years
1970-1984  [mlb] 1973-1984
5-11 / 181
Right / Right
SS (1396) ... 3B (3) ... 2B (3) ... DH (1)
Draft Position
Born Date/Place
1951-11-25 in Savannah, Georgia   [68.258]
High School
Hialeah (Hialeah,FL)
Miami-Dade College (Miami,Florida)
Selected by the Chicago White Sox in Round #1 (#6 overall) of the 1970 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Sec Phase) 3 Draft Instances
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1973-06-01 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.189)
Service Time
NYA [7] CHA [4] TEX [2] KCA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 10678 ... retro id: dentb001 ... mlbam id: 113275
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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    1970Gulf Coast White SoxGCLRk----18ss---12277182721013000000000.351.351.403.75477313.000.052.0000.
    1973Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3021ssL-S-E-P44011717292001023101812201.248.308.265.573132312.094.017.2877.5813.641.800.00.006.9
    1974Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3022ssL-S-E-P515449655136153545342848323209.274.316.347.66355217223.127.073.2945.078.701.7199.20.9116.9
    1975Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3023ssL-S-E-P6157602521592943582436480159316.264.301.341.64266220536.133.077.2795.447.251.33200.70.4522.6
    1976Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3024ssL-S-E-P7158562441381842523543452172310.246.300.302.60262617024.130.056.2636.877.191.05281.00.3217.4
    1977New York YankeesALMLBnya2025ssL-S-E-P815847754118184849113928114909.247.300.352.65254016830.187.105.2447.225.190.7259.61.4825.4
    1978New York YankeesALMLBnya2026ssL-S-E-P91233794092111540312324265110.243.286.317.60341512017.140.074.2455.545.781.0475.81.2018.5
    1979New York YankeesALMLBnya2027ssL-S-E-P101414314799142232003730113815.
    1980New York YankeesALMLBnya2028ssL-S-E-P111414895712826255203483729516.262.327.354.68155317333.184.092.2728.686.690.7797.80.9025.8
    1981New York YankeesALMLBnya2029ssL-S-E-P1273227205411072701191728201.238.300.379.6792588618.220.141.2297.366.590.8932.42.7133.3
    1982New York YankeesALMLBnya2030ssL-S-E-P1359160112711090081104107.
    1982Texas RangersALMLBtex730ssL-S-E-P134614616329011400131003202.219.280.301.5811644410.171.082.2267.936.100.77146.00.6131.2
    1983Texas RangersALMLBtex731ssL-S-E-P14131417369915223437233117203.
    1984Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-32ss---1517604151015001612200.250.266.317.58366192.083.067.2551.529.096.0060.01.5213.3
    1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2132ssL-S-E-P15119230001001200000.333.400.333.7331030.111.000.42910.0020.
    MLB Totals (13 yrs)139245124511114169234042317293283491512149979.247.297.321.61850251449232.144.074.2576.536.951.06112.80.8020.8
    American League Totals (13 yrs)139245124511114169234042317293283491512149979.247.297.321.61850251449232.144.074.2576.536.951.06112.80.8020.8
    Minor League Totals3811403195391431214153001612200.279.279.356.635140950069.078.077.2720.070.436.00100.20.9917.6
    Minor: Rk Totals2277182721013000000000.351.351.403.75477313.052.052.3510.
    Minor: A Totals12245757110202441000000000.241.241.319.56045714626.079.078.2340.000.000.00114.20.8823.6
    Minor: AA Totals12545358134106656000000000.296.296.384.68045317422.088.088.2860.000.000.0075.51.3216.4
    Minor: AAA Totals11241662120113443001612200.288.290.358.64842214918.072.070.2840.241.426.00104.00.9515.0
    New York Yankees Totals (6 yrs)69521632295188110272094617414785430338.239.295.324.6192429700118.164.085.2437.166.050.8480.11.1122.8
    Chicago White Sox Totals (4 yrs)5091777168462641110165101611715965715636.260.305.325.630197257885.128.065.2785.938.061.36177.70.5118.4
    Texas Rangers Totals (2 yrs)17756352131242348373641110405.
    Kansas City Royals Totals (1 yrs)119230001001200000.333.400.333.7331030.111.000.42910.0020.
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1973Chicago White SoxALMLB212B308.24201661.0002.000.731.97.54
    1973Chicago White SoxALMLB213B102.0000000.0000.
    1973Chicago White SoxALMLB21SS360295.151132722190183.9635.100.6222.290.02
    1974Chicago White SoxALMLB22SS15400.025149922108772750.9724.900.0096.3100.01
    1975Chicago White SoxALMLB23SS15700.027954316105838822.9815.200.0097.5100.01
    1976Chicago White SoxALMLB24SS15800.02794681896765747.9764.700.0098.1100.01
    1977New York YankeesALMLB25SS15800.02504341890702684.9744.300.0097.5100.01
    1978New York YankeesALMLB26SS12300.01783411057529519.9814.200.0075.5100.01
    1979New York YankeesALMLB27SS14100.021951217107748731.9775.200.0088.1100.01
    1980New York YankeesALMLB28SS14100.02244891377726713.9825.100.0087.0100.01
    1981New York YankeesALMLB29SS7300.01042171049331321.9704.400.0068.2100.01
    1982New York YankeesALMLB30SS5800.0741771027261251.9624.300.0035.898.32
    1982Texas RangersALMLB30SS4500.055146430205201.9804.500.0027.897.82
    1983Texas RangersALMLB31SS12900.01503691171530519.9794.000.0079.698.51
    1983Texas RangersALMLB31DH100.0000000.0000.
    1984Columbus ClippersILAAA32SS1400.023503107673.9615.200.0010.182.44
    1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLB323B200.02100331.0001.500.001.218.24
    1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLB32SS900.02500771.0000.800.005.681.84
    MLB Totals - (2B)3084201661.0002.000.730.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)3022100331.0001.001.500.00.00
    MLB Totals - (SS)138202952116433215683966046448.9764.7021.850.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)100000000.0000.
    AAA Totals - (SS)140023503107673.9615.
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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