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Duffy DyerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1966-1980 MLB Years: 1968-1980
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Drafted
World Series Champion

PositionsC-634, DH-10, OF-1Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDon Robert Dyer
Height6-0Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 15,1945 [73.119]PlaceDayton,Ohio
High SchoolCortez (Phoenix,AZ)
CollegeArizona State University (Tempe,AZ)

DraftedSelected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 1st round (9th overall) of the 1966 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Milwaukee Braves [Team Picks] in the 38th round (671st overall) of the 1965 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutSeptember 21,1968 [23.037]
OrganizationsNYN [9] PIT [4] DET [1] MON [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID11004Retrosheet IDdyerd101MLBAM ID113681
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed30Power54Contact34XBH55RBIs45Runs18Hitting38Durability26Team.535Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1966GreenvilleWcarA-2019577140102000000000.246.246.281.52716157.246.035.035.2320.000.000.000.000.007.14
1966WilliamsportEastAA-202252392001000000000.173.173.212.38511252.173.039.038.1700.000.000.000.000.0022.22
1966Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         4110910232103000000000.211.211.248.459273109.211.037.037.2020.000.000.000.000.0013.04
1967WilliamsportEastAA-211063462667123128000000000.194.194.254.4488816346.191.060.061.2000.000.000.000.29346.0023.88
1968JacksonvilleILAAA-2211133939781041643000000000.230.230.425.65514430339.192.195.195.2990.000.000.004.7221.1938.46
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn10c2213010000001100000.333.500.333.833104.500.000.333.39725.0025.001.000.000.000.00
1969TidewaterILAAA-2335112223561526000000000.313.313.518.8315812112.280.205.205.3710.000.000.004.4622.4034.29
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn10c232974519313120042201003.257.295.446.74133779.327.189.243.3335.0627.855.503.8024.6736.84
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn10c24591488311021211213201045.209.308.257.565383170.254.048.189.26112.3518.821.521.1874.009.68
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn10c255916913397121810144510144.231.292.320.6125410185.301.089.178.2747.5724.323.211.0884.5025.64
1972New York MetsNLMLBnyn10c2694325337517383601287152398.231.299.375.67412228363.269.144.228.3017.7119.562.542.2040.6337.33
1973New York MetsNLMLBnyn10c2770189935611901134020015.185.245.243.488468204.230.058.122.2286.3719.613.080.49189.0022.86
1974New York MetsNLMLBnyn10c286314214301101000181510126.211.302.232.534332162.234.021.148.25611.119.260.830.000.006.67
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit5c2948132830523160062211004.227.266.364.6304810140.252.137.182.2884.2915.713.672.1444.0033.33
1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit5c306918412418039002935331103.223.336.315.6515811220.259.092.250.29513.1815.911.211.3661.3326.83
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit5c31942702765111319605449313117.241.370.322.6928715331.281.081.304.31316.3114.800.910.9190.0023.08
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit5c32581757378101321183232135.211.294.269.563479199.257.058.166.2619.0516.081.780.000.0024.32
1979Montreal ExposNLMLBmon5c33287441860180091700041.243.325.365.69027783.304.122.243.29510.8420.481.891.2074.0038.89
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet15c344810811201041100133405013.185.273.306.579335126.229.121.241.26610.3226.982.623.1727.0025.00
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter72019931514417411301731042284151916104954.221.306.315.6216271152266.264.094.211.00010.0618.311.821.3266.4326.08
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2939069720330922100000000000.224.224.350.57431761906.205.126.126.0000.000.000.002.4341.1830.05
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter146451611131652169000000000.251.251.448.69920242451.214.197.197.0000.000.000.004.6621.4837.17
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1283982976143129000000000.191.191.249.4409918398.189.058.058.0000.000.000.000.25398.0023.68
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter19577140102000000000.246.246.281.52716157.246.035.035.0000.000.000.000.000.007.14
New York Mets Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter375105082230357169723992269452031.219.291.311.602327581167.263.092.186.0008.4819.372.281.3765.6325.22
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter269761541733249578110713810752419.227.328.315.64324045890.265.088.238.00012.0215.511.291.0184.5626.01
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4810811201041100133405013.185.273.306.579335126.229.121.241.00010.3226.982.623.1727.0025.00
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter287441860180091700041.243.325.365.69027783.304.122.243.00010.8420.481.891.2074.0038.89
Average MLB - Per 162 games16244834991727392151934421112.221.306.315.62114126510.264.094.211.00010.0618.311.821.3266.4326.08
Average Minor - Per 162 games162501541121751255000000000.224.224.350.57417534501.205.126.126.0000.000.000.002.4341.1830.05

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn22C1--8---881.0008.00------1100.00.6
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn23C19--105101-116115.9916.05-8372.7-2965.511.7
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn24C57--2942036317314.9915.51------5996.635.2
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn25C53--3362133360357.9926.74-----25989.832.7
1972New York MetsNLMLBnyn26C91-81469061512756751.9938.250.92394049.439496.858.3
1972New York MetsNLMLBnyn26OF1-6--1-1---------941.10.6
1973New York MetsNLMLBnyn27C60-4443082627336334.9945.570.75241758.547085.737.3
1974New York MetsNLMLBnyn28C45--1961944219215.9824.78-291270.756371.427.8
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29C36--187142-203201.9905.58-111052.424875.022.4
1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30C58--2793724318316.9945.45-312456.446984.135.8
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31C93--50241210545543.9965.84-623464.659498.957.4
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32C55--3262233351348.9916.33-541875.025894.834.2
1979Montreal ExposNLMLBmon33C27--1411011152151.9935.59-211067.712896.416.9
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet34C37--1291022141139.9863.76-25486.234877.122.8
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet34DH10---------------4820.86.2
1981Detroit TigersALMLBdet35C2---------------20.01.8
MLB Totals for C - 14 season(s)-   C634-12583501291305238223792.9925.983.0130417263.9316340.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH10---------------100.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1-6--1-1---------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn22-1---------
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn23-19---------
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn24-57---------
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn25-53---------
1972New York MetsNLMLBnyn26-91-------1-
1973New York MetsNLMLBnyn27-60---------
1974New York MetsNLMLBnyn28-45---------
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29-36---------
1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30-58---------
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31-93---------
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32-55---------
1979Montreal ExposNLMLBmon33-27---------
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet34-37--------10
1981Detroit TigersALMLBdet35-2---------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1969New York MetsWorld SeriesMLB2311000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1975Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB2910000001001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000100.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs10000001001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000100.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs11000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1983Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn37Bullpen Coach1627191.43819.05Charlie Fox,Lee Elia
1984Kenosha TwinsMidwAMinormin38Manager1387068.50718.03 
1985Kenosha TwinsMidwAMinormin39Manager1397960.5686.02 League Champions
1986El Paso DiablosTexAAMinormil40Manager1358550.630--1 League Champions
1987El Paso DiablosTexAAMinormil41Manager1347559.560--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
1988Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAMinormil42Manager1417269.5118.53 
1989Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil43Third Base Coach1628181.5008.04Tom Trebelhorn
1990Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil44Third Base Coach1627488.45714.06Tom Trebelhorn
1991Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil45Third Base Coach1628379.5128.04Tom Trebelhorn
1992Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil46Third Base Coach1629270.5684.02Phil Garner
1993Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil47Third Base Coach1626993.42626.07Phil Garner
1994Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil48Third Base Coach1155362.46115.05Phil Garner
1995Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil49Third Base Coach1446579.45135.04Phil Garner
1996Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak50Third Base Coach1627884.48112.03Art Howe
1996Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak50Bench Coach1627884.48112.03Art Howe
1997Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak51Bench Coach1626597.40125.04Art Howe
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBMLBoak52Bench Coach1627488.45714.04Art Howe
1999Bluefield OriolesAppRkMinorbal53Manager682543.36815.03 
2000Bluefield OriolesAppRkMinorbal54Manager633132.4924.53 
2001Bridgeport BluefishAtlIndIndy-55Manager1266660.52417.04 
2002Bridgeport BluefishAtlIndIndy-56Manager1267155.5631.03 Lost in Finals
2003New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn57Professional Scout1616695.41034.55Art Howe-
2004New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn58Professional Scout1627191.43825.04Art Howe-
2005Erie SeaWolvesEastAAMinordet59Manager1426379.44421.06 
2006Erie SeaWolvesEastAAMinordet60Manager1416081.42626.56 -
2007San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn61Minor League Catching Coordinator1638974.5461.53Bud Black
2008San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn62Minor League Catching Coordinator1626399.38921.05Bud Black
* 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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1981-05-18Released by Tigers. 
1980-03-15TradeTraded by Expos to Tigers for Jerry Manuel. 
1978-11-28ContractSigned as Free Agent by Expos. 
1978-11-02Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1974-10-22TradeTraded by Mets to Pirates for Gene Clines. 
* 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.