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Current Status
Retired on 2014-01-30
High Level
Proper Name
William Lance Berkman
Stat Years
1997-2013  [mlb] 1999-2013
Height/Weight
6-1 / 205
Bats/Throws
Both / Left
Positions
1B (785) ... LF (549) ... RF (374) ... OF (266) ... CF (166) ... DH (100)
Draft Position
1B
Born Date/Place
1976-02-10 in Waco, Texas   [44.177]
High School
Canyon (New Braunfels,TX)
Colleges
Rice University (Houston, Texas)
Draft
Selected by the Houston Astros in Round #1 (#16 overall) of the 1997 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Ralph Bratton
MLB Debut
1999-07-16 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.157)
Service Time
14.052 (2013)
Organizations
HOU [14] SLN [2] NYA [1] TEX [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 1080 ... retro id: berkl001 ... mlbam id: 204020
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1997Kissimmee CobrasFSLA+hou-21of---1531843154100123521373820042.293.417.543.96022310022.457.250.31316.5917.041.0315.35.3840.7
    1998Jackson GeneralsTexAAhou-22of---21224258213034024896485824031014.306.424.555.97951723658.454.249.32916.4415.860.9617.74.6444.6
    1998New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-22of---2175914164061300121620011.271.411.6441.055733810.576.373.27016.4421.921.339.88.2262.5
    1999New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-23of---3642264273200849713947002110.323.419.518.93726711728.394.195.37614.6117.601.2128.23.0038.4
    1999Houston AstrosNLMLBhou1723lfL-S-E-P3349310222041551122100102.237.321.387.708106366.323.150.26111.3219.811.7523.23.7727.3
    2000New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-24of---43111218374262744312010027.330.479.5631.0421446312.509.233.36021.5313.890.6518.74.1732.4
    2000Houston AstrosNLMLBhou1724rf-lfL-S-E-P411435376105281216762567310716.297.388.561.94941719850.433.264.31613.4317.511.3016.85.0447.6
    2001Houston AstrosNLMLBhou1725lfL-S-E-P5156577110191555341267992121130658.331.430.6201.05068835894.445.289.36713.3717.591.3217.04.9449.2
    2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou1726cf-lfL-S-E-P615857810616935242128841071184032010.292.405.578.98369233479.478.286.30215.4617.051.1013.86.0746.8
    2003Houston AstrosNLMLBhou1727lfL-S-E-P71535381101553562593531071089131310.288.412.515.92765827766.429.227.31916.2616.411.0121.53.8042.6
    2004Houston AstrosNLMLBhou1728rf-lfL-S-E-P8160544104172403301069712710110061410.316.450.5661.01668730873.487.250.33918.4914.700.8018.14.3742.4
    2005Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou-29of---9414241001003400010.286.412.357.7691751.286.071.40017.6523.531.330.00.0025.0
    2005Houston AstrosNLMLBhou17291bL-S-E-P91324687613734124824191724021218.293.411.524.93556524559.432.231.30216.1112.740.7919.54.2543.1
    2006Houston AstrosNLMLBhou17301bL-S-E-P10152536951692904513632981064082211.315.420.6211.04164633374.491.306.31615.1716.411.0811.96.9743.8
    2007Houston AstrosNLMLBhou17311bL-S-E-P11153561951562423410273941258051111.278.386.510.89666828660.406.232.30014.0718.711.3316.55.0938.5
    2008Houston AstrosNLMLBhou17321bL-S-E-P1215955411417346429106184991087051813.312.420.567.98766531479.458.255.34114.8916.241.0919.14.3645.7
    2009Houston AstrosNLMLBhou17331bL-S-E-P131364607312631125807497981041413.274.399.509.90856223457.452.235.29617.2617.441.0118.44.4545.2
    2010Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou-341b---1426332013000200100.500.4291.3331.762783.833.833.5000.0028.570.006.014.29100.0
    2010Houston AstrosNLMLBhou17341bL-S-E-P148529839731611349326070000412.245.372.436.80835813030.396.191.27916.7619.551.1722.93.6341.1
    2010Trenton ThunderEastAAnya-34dh---1428120000001300000.250.333.250.583920.125.000.40011.1133.333.000.00.000.0
    2010New York YankeesALMLBnya1734dhL-S-E-P1437106927701900171500036.255.358.349.707123378.255.094.28913.8212.200.88106.00.8129.6
    2011St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln1235rfL-S-E-P15145488901472323194269293304177.301.412.547.95958726756.426.246.31515.6715.841.0115.75.2838.1
    2012Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-361b---16617141001003300001.235.350.294.6442051.235.059.28615.0015.001.000.00.0025.0
    2012St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln12361bL-S-E-P1632811221712720141920033.259.381.444.825973610.383.185.31714.4319.591.3640.52.0647.6
    2013Frisco RoughRidersTexAAtex-37dh---1724210001003100000.250.571.250.821710.750.000.33342.8614.290.330.00.000.0
    2013Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAtex-37dh---1727130012000100000.429.429.8571.286761.429.428.4000.0014.290.007.014.2933.3
    2013Texas RangersALMLBtex2737dhL-S-E-P1773256276210163400385200037.242.340.359.6992949217.266.117.28312.9317.691.3742.72.0427.4
    MLB Totals (16 yrs)187964911146190542230366123486481201130066154160147.293.406.537.94378133485818.434.244.31515.3716.641.0817.74.6842.9
    National League Totals (14 yrs)176961291110181640529359119186481146123366154154134.296.409.548.95773963356793.444.252.31715.4916.671.0817.14.8543.7
    American League Totals (2 yrs)1103623689171743005567000613.246.345.356.70141712925.262.110.28513.1916.071.2251.71.6828.1
    Minor League Totals30510621973277625822119102142179061935.308.426.547.9731291581136.449.239.33916.5816.811.0118.34.4941.6
    Minor: A+ Totals531843154100123521373820042.293.417.543.96022310022.457.250.31316.5917.041.0315.35.3840.7
    Minor: AA Totals1264378513334024906489864031014.304.424.547.97153323958.451.243.33016.7016.140.9718.24.5043.6
    Minor: AAA Totals1264418114032222961158893303519.317.432.549.98153524256.444.232.35916.4517.381.0620.04.1140.0
    Houston Astros Totals (12 yrs)159255601008164837526326109082421040112161150134124.296.410.549.95967123053727.447.253.31815.4916.701.0817.14.8644.1
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (2 yrs)17756910216830333101461061125042010.295.408.533.94168430366.420.238.31515.5016.371.0617.24.8239.3
    Texas Rangers Totals (1 yrs)73256276210163400385200037.242.340.359.6992949217.266.117.28312.9317.691.3742.72.0427.4
    New York Yankees Totals (1 yrs)37106927701900171500036.255.358.349.707123378.255.094.28913.8212.200.88106.00.8129.6
    Glossary:
    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
    1997Kissimmee CobrasFSLA+21OF4400.07020172721.0001.600.0032.183.04
    1998Jackson GeneralsTexAA22OF11800.0183944196192.9801.600.0084.396.72
    1998New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAA22OF1700.03000030301.0001.800.0012.0100.010
    1999New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAA231B400.02910130301.0007.500.002.96.39
    1999New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAA23OF5600.0106541115111.9652.000.0040.087.53
    1999Houston AstrosNLMLB231B100.01001111.0001.000.000.62.94
    1999Houston AstrosNLMLB23LF2200.0340103534.9711.500.0013.664.75
    1999Houston AstrosNLMLB23RF800.0801098.8891.000.004.923.55
    2000New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAA241B900.0555166160.9846.700.006.329.04
    2000New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAA24OF2700.0482105150.9801.900.0019.087.15
    2000Houston AstrosNLMLB241B205.02100331.0001.500.601.21.83
    2000Houston AstrosNLMLB24LF400269.16910070701.0001.800.2624.735.13
    2000Houston AstrosNLMLB24RF630505.1104560115109.9481.700.2238.955.32
    2001Houston AstrosNLMLB25LF12801,013.2218541227223.9821.700.2279.082.11
    2001Houston AstrosNLMLB25CF400325.1812108483.9882.100.2624.725.63
    2001Houston AstrosNLMLB25RF7029.0701087.8751.000.244.34.55
    2002Houston AstrosNLMLB26LF760351.1471305148.9410.600.1446.948.12
    2002Houston AstrosNLMLB26CF1220955.0229440237233.9831.900.2475.377.21
    2002Houston AstrosNLMLB26RF12058.01810119191.0001.600.337.47.64
    2003Houston AstrosNLMLB27LF1531531,348.12531030266263.9891.700.2094.4100.01
    2003Houston AstrosNLMLB27CF102.01000111.0001.000.500.60.75
    2004Houston AstrosNLMLB281B404.05102661.0001.501.502.52.54
    2004Houston AstrosNLMLB28LF7068608.2932209795.9791.400.1643.243.82
    2004Houston AstrosNLMLB28CF219.02000221.0001.000.221.21.36
    2004Houston AstrosNLMLB28RF9089780.11489011571571.0001.700.2055.656.31
    2005Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA29OF400.03100441.0001.000.002.8100.09
    2005Houston AstrosNLMLB291B9684737.277249577826821.9948.601.1159.372.71
    2005Houston AstrosNLMLB29LF3935284.2502315552.9451.300.1824.129.53
    2005Houston AstrosNLMLB29RF111078.01600016161.0001.500.216.88.33
    2005Houston AstrosNLMLB29DH300.0000000.0000.000.001.92.32
    2006Houston AstrosNLMLB301B112105923.09647169610411035.9949.201.1269.173.71
    2006Houston AstrosNLMLB30LF5225.25000551.0001.000.203.13.37
    2006Houston AstrosNLMLB30RF4237305.2563326259.9521.400.1925.927.62
    2006Houston AstrosNLMLB30DH330.0000000.0000.000.001.92.02
    2007Houston AstrosNLMLB311B1261221,066.11015103108611281118.9918.901.0577.882.41
    2007Houston AstrosNLMLB31CF101.0000000.0000.000.000.60.77
    2007Houston AstrosNLMLB31RF3127230.2491215250.9621.600.2219.120.32
    2007Houston AstrosNLMLB31DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.73
    2008Houston AstrosNLMLB321B1521511,307.01240132512213771372.9969.001.0594.495.61
    2008Houston AstrosNLMLB32DH500.0000000.0000.000.003.13.11
    2009Houston AstrosNLMLB331B1311311,141.11107116612212291223.9959.301.0780.996.31
    2010Round Rock ExpressPCLAAA341B200.092101211.9175.500.001.4100.07
    2010Houston AstrosNLMLB341B8584739.069672160769768.9999.001.0452.5100.01
    2010New York YankeesALMLB341B8760.1542185756.9827.000.934.921.63
    2010New York YankeesALMLB34DH2100.0000000.0000.000.0013.056.83
    2011St. LouisNLMLB351b2116145.015414218170168.9888.001.1613.014.52
    2011St. LouisNLMLB35lf1616131.02110022221.0001.400.179.911.04
    2011St. LouisNLMLB35rf110107865.1173342180176.9781.600.2067.975.91
    2011St. LouisNLMLB35dh200.0000000.0000.000.001.21.42
    2012Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAA361B500.0256153231.9696.200.003.583.37
    2012St. LouisNLMLB361B2322173.117013422187183.9798.001.0614.271.94
    2013TexasALMLB371B4441.2386134544.97811.001.072.55.54
    2013TexasALMLB37DH6500.0000000.0000.000.0039.989.01
    MLB Totals - (1B)7657266,34262185804161768396798.9948.901.070.00.00
    MLB Totals - (lf)5492744,03079022162828812.9811.500.200.00.00
    MLB Totals - (CF)16611,292313650324319.9851.900.250.00.00
    MLB Totals - (rf)3742702,85157922177618601.9721.600.210.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)10030000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)200011814312135132.9786.600.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)10400187851200195.9751.900.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (OF)11800183944196192.9801.600.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (OF)44007020172721.0001.600.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    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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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1997Minor---------44-
    1998Minor---------135-
    1999MLB--1---22-8--
    1999Minor--4------56-
    2000MLB--2---40-63--
    2000Minor--9------27-
    2001MLB------128407--
    2002MLB------7612212--
    2003MLB------1531---
    2004MLB--4---70290--
    2005MLB--96---39-11-3
    2005Minor---------4-
    2006MLB--112---5-42-3
    2007MLB--126----131-1
    2008MLB--152-------5
    2009MLB--131--------
    2010MLB--93-------21
    2010Minor--2--------
    2011MLB--21---16-110-2
    2012MLB--23--------
    2012Minor--5--------
    2013MLB--4-------65
    Totals--785---549166374266100