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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Richard Elliott Dotson
Stat Years
1977-1990  [mlb] 1979-1990
Height/Weight
6-0 / 204
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (362)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1959-01-10 in Cincinnati, Ohio   [61.291]
High School
Anderson (Cincinnati,OH)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the California Angels in Round #1 (#7 overall) of the 1977 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1979-09-04 - Boxscore  (Age: 20.237)
Service Time
Organizations
CHA [11] NYA [2] CAL [1] BAL [1] KCA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 10854 ... retro id: dotsr001 ... mlbam id: 113489
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1977Idaho Falls AngelsPioRkcal-181---455.7313130000066.0656142263839001.948.860.278.5911.328.321.32.444
    1977Minor Totals: CALbyYearRk----181---455.7313130000066.0656142263839001.948.860.278.5911.328.321.32.444
    1978Knoxville SoxSouAAcha-192---11104.28262520010145.012885691010515211091.617.940.626.529.435.281.45.524
    1978Minor Totals: CHAbyYearAA----191---11104.28262520010145.012885691010515211091.617.940.626.529.435.281.45.524
    1979Knoxville SoxSouAAcha-203---993.702525101000163.0133816714881335031.367.340.774.867.344.471.51.500
    1979Chicago White SoxALMLBcha49203Log - Sp - Ext - Perf203.70551100024.128131006130001.4010.360.002.224.814.812.171.000
    1979Minor Totals: CHAbyYearAA----201---993.702525101000163.0133816714881335031.367.340.774.867.344.471.51.500
    1979MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----201Log - Sp - Ext - Perf203.73551100024.328131006130001.4110.460.002.244.854.852.171.000
    1980Chicago White SoxALMLBcha49214Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12104.27333280110198.01851059420871096261.378.410.913.954.954.771.25.545
    1980MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf12104.27333280110198.01851059420871096261.378.410.913.954.954.771.25.545
    1981Chicago White SoxALMLBcha49225Log - Sp - Ext - Perf983.77242454000141.014567591349733241.389.260.833.134.664.281.49.529
    1981MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf983.77242454000141.014567591349733241.389.260.833.134.664.281.49.529
    1982Chicago White SoxALMLBcha49236Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11153.84343131330196.2219978419731092151.4810.020.873.344.994.441.49.423
    1982MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11153.85343131330196.7219978419731092151.4910.050.873.355.004.451.49.423
    1983Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34247Log - Sp - Ext - Perf2273.23353581000240.02099286191061377081.317.840.713.985.143.451.29.759
    1983MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf2273.23353581000240.02099286191061377081.317.840.713.985.143.451.29.759
    1984Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34258Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14153.593232141000245.221611098241031204171.307.910.883.774.404.031.17.483
    1984MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14153.603232141000245.721611098241031204171.307.930.883.784.404.041.17.483
    1985Chicago White SoxALMLBcha34269Log - Sp - Ext - Perf344.47990000052.1533026517330031.349.110.862.925.685.161.94.429
    1985MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf344.49990000052.3533026517330031.349.160.862.945.705.181.94.429
    1986Hagerstown SunsCaroA+bal-2710---003.38600036213.114753481001.359.452.032.705.404.732.00.000
    1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha342710Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10175.48343431000197.0226125120246911010021.5010.321.103.155.035.711.59.370
    1986Minor Totals: BALbyYearA+----271---003.44600036213.314753481001.379.622.062.755.504.812.00.000
    1986MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10175.48343431000197.0226125120246911010021.5010.321.103.155.035.711.59.370
    1987Chicago White SoxALMLBcha342811Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11124.17313172000211.12011099824861145001.368.561.023.664.854.641.33.478
    1987MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11124.18313172000211.32011099824861145001.368.571.023.674.864.651.33.478
    1988New York YankeesALMLBnya362912Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1295.00322940030171.0178103952772773341.469.371.423.794.055.421.07.571
    1988MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1295.00322940030171.0178103952772773341.469.371.423.794.055.421.07.571
    1989New York YankeesALMLBnya363013Log - Sp - Ext - Perf255.571191022051.2693332817140311.6612.021.392.962.445.750.82.286
    1989Chicago White SoxALMLBcha343013Log - Sp - Ext - Perf373.8817171000099.21125143841552001.5410.110.723.704.974.611.34.300
    1989MLB Totals: NYA-CHAbyYearMLB----302Log - Sp - Ext - Perf5124.47282620220151.318184751658692311.5810.780.953.454.115.001.19.294
    1990Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca373114Log - Sp - Ext - Perf048.48870011028.243292731494001.9913.500.944.402.839.100.64.000
    1990MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf048.62870011028.743292731494002.0213.720.964.472.879.260.64.000
    MLB Totals (13 yrs)1111134.23305295551171001,857.318849648721947409734612401.419.130.943.594.724.671.31.496
    American League Totals (13 yrs)1111134.23305295551171001,857.318849648721947409734612401.419.130.943.594.724.671.31.496
    Minor League Totals24244.257063121372387.334023418329260376260121.557.900.676.048.745.441.45.500
    Minor: Rk Totals455.7313130000066.0656142263839001.948.860.278.5911.328.321.32.444
    Minor: A+ Totals003.44600036213.314753481001.379.622.062.755.504.812.00.000
    Minor: AA Totals20193.975150121010308.026116613624193285160121.477.630.705.648.334.851.48.513
    Chicago White Sox Totals (10 yrs)97954.0225425050114401,606.01594799718156637873396351.398.930.873.574.894.481.37.505
    New York Yankees Totals (2 yrs)14145.14433850250222.72471361273589913651.5110.001.423.603.695.511.02.500
    Kansas City Royals Totals (1 yrs)048.62870011028.743292731494002.0213.720.964.472.879.260.64.000
    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. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1977Idaho Falls AngelsPioRkcal-18p---1130000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1984Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3425pL-S-E-P2330100000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (1 yrs)330100000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    American League Totals (1 yrs)330100000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Chicago White Sox Totals (1 yrs)330100000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    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
    1978Knoxville SoxSouAA19P2600.0620112726.9631.000.0018.1100.04
    1979Knoxville SoxSouAA20P2500.0622213028.9331.100.0017.7100.04
    1979Chicago White SoxALMLB20P5024.11400551.0001.000.213.1100.016
    1980Chicago White SoxALMLB21P330198.01333104746.9791.400.2320.6100.05
    1981Chicago White SoxALMLB22P240141.07200427271.0001.100.1922.6100.05
    1982Chicago White SoxALMLB23P340196.21324113837.9741.100.1921.0100.07
    1983Chicago White SoxALMLB24P350240.02048186968.9861.900.2821.6100.07
    1984Chicago White SoxALMLB25P320245.2836134544.9781.400.1819.897.07
    1985Chicago White SoxALMLB26P9052.13500881.0000.900.155.6100.015
    1986Hagerstown SunsCaroA+27P600.00100111.0000.200.004.3100.014
    1986Chicago White SoxALMLB27P340197.01323303936.9231.100.1821.0100.05
    1987Chicago White SoxALMLB28P310211.11438245452.9631.700.2519.1100.07
    1988New York YankeesALMLB29P320171.017140131311.0001.000.1819.9100.06
    1989Chicago White SoxALMLB30P17099.2416222220.9091.200.2010.6100.013
    1989New York YankeesALMLB30P11051.21501661.0000.500.126.8100.012
    1990Kansas City RoyalsALMLB31P8028.22301551.0000.600.185.0100.015
    MLB Totals - (P)30501,854116269112511.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (P)510012423211.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (P)600010010.0000.000.00---------
    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
    1978Minor26----------
    1979MLB5----------
    1979Minor25----------
    1980MLB33----------
    1981MLB24----------
    1982MLB34----------
    1983MLB35----------
    1984MLB32----------
    1985MLB9----------
    1986MLB34----------
    1986Minor6----------
    1987MLB31----------
    1988MLB32----------
    1989MLB28----------
    1990MLB8----------
    Totals362----------