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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Kevin Daniel Elster
Stat Years
1984-2000  [mlb] 1986-2000
Height/Weight
6-2 / 200
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
SS (1404) ... 3B (14) ... 2B (5) ... 1B (5)
Draft Position
SS
Born Date/Place
High School
Marina (Huntington Beach,CA)
Colleges
Golden West College (Huntington Beach, California)
Draft
Selected by the New York Mets in Round #2 (#28 overall) of the 1984 Amateur Entry Draft (Jan-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Dean Jongewaard
MLB Debut
1986-09-02 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.030)
Service Time
Organizations
NYN [9] NYA [2] TEX [2] LAN [2] PHI [1] PIT [1] KCA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 11128 ... retro id: elstk001 ... mlbam id: 113828
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1984Little Falls MetsNYPLA-nyn-19ss---171257356673335132354110510.257.342.342.6842988813.265.085.28911.7413.761.1785.71.0119.7
    1985Lynchburg MetsCaroA+nyn-20ss---25922441669072682332120120.295.388.429.8172609616.308.134.29912.698.080.6432.02.6924.2
    1985Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-20ss---259214305513022223192720010.257.323.346.6692357415.173.089.2868.0911.491.42107.00.8527.3
    1986Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-21ss---31274356911719325278614644830.269.358.340.69851214824.209.071.29111.918.980.75217.50.3920.5
    1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn221ssL-S-E-P31930351000003800010.167.242.200.4423361.133.033.2279.0924.242.670.00.0020.0
    1987Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-22ss---41345498317033787473356213340.310.350.439.78959124148.200.129.3365.9210.491.7768.61.3528.2
    1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn2122ssL-S-E-P4510142001000100001.400.400.6001.0001062.200.200.4440.0010.000.000.00.0050.0
    1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn2123ssL-S-E-P51494064187111937203547360125.214.282.313.59545012721.190.099.2237.7810.441.3445.12.0024.1
    1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn2124ssL-S-E-P61514585210625210554334772681113.231.283.360.64350816537.205.129.2536.6915.162.2645.81.9734.9
    1990New York MetsNLMLBnyn2125ssL-S-E-P792314366520194520305411624.207.274.363.63735211430.258.156.2188.5215.341.8034.92.5646.2
    1991New York MetsNLMLBnyn2126ssL-S-E-P8115348338416263623405311464.241.318.351.66939412224.221.110.26610.1513.451.3358.01.5228.6
    1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn1527ssL-S-E-P9618040000000200001.222.222.222.4441840.000.000.2500.0011.110.000.00.000.0
    1993San Antonio MissionsTexAAlan-28ss---1010395112107004400000.282.349.385.73443153.205.103.3149.309.301.000.00.0027.3
    1994Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya-292b-3b---11311221002002200000.182.308.273.5811331.273.091.22215.3815.381.000.00.0050.0
    1994Albany/Colonie YankeesEastAAnya-29ss---114113519337022120211600303.244.340.341.681159469.267.097.25813.2110.060.7667.51.2627.3
    1994New York YankeesALMLBnya1929ssL-S-E-P11720000000001601000.000.048.000.0482200.050.000.0004.5527.276.000.00.000.0
    1995Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-30ss---1211425104006005800100.238.313.333.64648144.214.095.28610.4216.671.600.00.0040.0
    1995Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAAphi-30ss---12517253002002300001.294.368.471.8391983.294.177.35710.5315.791.500.00.0060.0
    1995New York YankeesALMLBnya2630ssL-S-E-P121017121000001500000.118.167.176.3431831.118.058.1675.5627.785.000.00.0050.0
    1995Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi330ssL-S-E-P122653101141190071412211.208.302.377.67965206.302.169.25010.7721.542.0053.01.5454.5
    1996Texas RangersALMLBtex1831ssL-S-E-P1315751579130322249941521382161118.252.317.462.77959623858.317.210.2918.7223.152.6521.54.0344.6
    1997Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit1032ssL-S-E-P143913814316272502213912201.225.327.449.7761646215.362.224.25512.8023.781.8619.74.2748.4
    1998Texas RangersALMLBtex1833ssL-S-E-P1584297336910183702336622207.232.311.354.66533610519.226.122.2719.8219.642.0037.12.3827.5
    2000Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan4335ssL-S-E-P1680220295080143200385201050.227.341.455.79625910022.400.228.23414.6720.081.3715.75.4144.0
    MLB Totals (14 yrs)9402844332648136128837614112955621338353945.228.300.377.67732251072236.254.149.2519.1517.431.9132.32.7336.4
    National League Totals (10 yrs)682199521944793956240108208347919223830.224.297.364.6612253726158.245.140.2429.2315.401.6735.62.4935.3
    American League Totals (4 yrs)25884911320143332136438721541913115.237.306.408.71497234678.274.171.2758.9522.122.4726.53.2938.8
    Minor League Totals5201923291535981424247391821723010721114.278.351.381.7322178733136.227.103.3029.9610.561.0680.11.1025.4
    Minor: A- Totals71257356673335132354110510.257.342.342.6842988813.265.085.28911.7413.761.1785.71.0119.7
    Minor: A+ Totals62235436810072882352320120.289.385.421.8062739917.306.132.29612.828.420.6633.62.5625.0
    Minor: AA Totals2378231232164146102111110593641143.262.346.344.69094928351.209.082.28611.069.800.89137.20.6323.6
    Minor: AAA Totals1506089018540788273427313441.304.348.433.78165826355.204.129.3336.3811.091.7476.01.2229.7
    New York Mets Totals (7 yrs)537158416635575634174106142242714183228.224.288.343.6311765544115.211.119.2428.0513.711.7046.61.9332.4
    Texas Rangers Totals (2 yrs)24181211219942332136438520441813115.245.315.422.73793234377.283.177.2849.1221.892.4025.43.4338.7
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (1 yrs)80220295080143200385201050.227.341.455.79625910022.400.228.23414.6720.081.3715.75.4144.0
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (1 yrs)3913814316272502213912201.225.327.449.7761646215.362.224.25512.8023.781.8619.74.2748.4
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (1 yrs)2653101141190071412211.208.302.377.67965206.302.169.25010.7721.542.0053.01.5454.5
    New York Yankees Totals (2 yrs)17371210000021101000.054.103.081.1844031.081.027.0775.0027.505.500.00.0050.0
    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
    1984Little Falls MetsNYPLA-19SS7100.01282141645358342.9554.800.0094.7100.01
    1985Lynchburg MetsCaroA+20SS5900.0821951637293277.9454.700.0042.1100.01
    1985Jackson MetsTexAA20SS5900.01072201036337327.9705.500.0043.4100.01
    1986Jackson MetsTexAA21SS12300.01963652883589561.9524.600.0091.196.91
    1986New York MetsNLMLB21SS19091.11635265351.9622.700.5611.7100.04
    1987Tidewater TidesILAAA22SS13300.02194192174659638.9684.800.0095.099.31
    1987New York MetsNLMLB22SS3018.046101110.9093.300.561.960.05
    1988New York MetsNLMLB23SS14801,100.21963451361554541.9773.700.4992.599.31
    1989New York MetsNLMLB24SS15001,207.12353741563624609.9764.100.5092.699.31
    1990New York MetsNLMLB25SS920795.21592511742427410.9604.500.5256.8100.01
    1991New York MetsNLMLB26SS1070865.01492991439462448.9704.200.5266.593.01
    1992New York MetsNLMLB27SS5040.08100318181.0003.600.453.183.33
    1993San Antonio MissionsTexAA28SS1000.01431434945.9184.500.007.5100.03
    1994Tampa YankeesFSLA+292B200.03302661.0003.000.001.566.75
    1994Tampa YankeesFSLA+293B100.0141065.8335.000.000.833.33
    1994Albany/Colonie YankeesEastAA292B200.01401551.0002.500.001.44.96
    1994Albany/Colonie YankeesEastAA293B300.01400551.0001.700.002.17.36
    1994Albany/Colonie YankeesEastAA29SS3700.062104727173166.9604.500.0026.290.22
    1994New York YankeesALMLB29SS7059.05270732321.0004.600.546.2100.03
    1995Omaha RoyalsAmerAAA30SS1100.0223001252521.0004.700.007.6100.04
    1995Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAA30SS600.0612141918.9473.000.004.2120.04
    1995Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB301B4017.11700117171.0004.300.992.815.45
    1995New York YankeesALMLB302B101.0000000.0000.000.000.710.06
    1995Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB303B2012.12200441.0002.000.331.47.72
    1995Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB30SS190117.218361115554.9822.800.4613.273.12
    1995New York YankeesALMLB30SS10047.010140224241.0002.400.516.9100.04
    1996Texas RangersALMLB31SS15701,355.028544114103740726.9814.600.5496.9100.01
    1997Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB32SS390336.154123122178177.9944.500.5324.1100.02
    1998Texas RangersALMLB33SS840734.2107257949373364.9764.300.5051.9100.01
    2000Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB351B101.0001010.0000.000.000.61.36
    2000Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB353B8064.2616202422.9172.800.344.910.04
    2000Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB35SS550456.0601331125204193.9463.500.4234.068.82
    MLB Totals - (1B)50181701113.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (2B)101000000.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (3B)100768182013.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (SS)89507,221130623519843314.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (SS)15000247461229015.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (2B)200140113.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (3B)300140012.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (SS)229003797204914915.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (2B)200330213.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (3B)100141015.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (SS)590082195163715.0000.000.00---------
    A- Totals - (SS)7100128214164515.0000.000.00---------
    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
    1984Minor-----71-----
    1985Minor-----118-----
    1986MLB-----19-----
    1986Minor-----123-----
    1987MLB-----3-----
    1987Minor-----133-----
    1988MLB-----148-----
    1989MLB-----150-----
    1990MLB-----92-----
    1991MLB-----107-----
    1992MLB-----5-----
    1993Minor-----10-----
    1994MLB-----7-----
    1994Minor---4437-----
    1995MLB--41229-----
    1995Minor-----17-----
    1996MLB-----157-----
    1997MLB-----39-----
    1998MLB-----84-----
    2000MLB--1-855-----
    Totals--55141404-----