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Dave EngleTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1977-1991 MLB Years: 1981-1989
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Drafted

PositionsOF-279, C-198, 3B-125, DH-118, 1B-54Position when Drafted3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRalph David Engle
Height6-3Weight216BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 30,1956 [61.296]PlaceSan Diego,California
High SchoolCrawford (San Diego,CA)
CollegeUSC (Los Angeles,CA)

DraftedSelected by the California Angels [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (66th overall) of the 1978 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutApril 14,1981 [24.135]
OrganizationsMIN [7] MON [2] CAL [1] DET [1] HOU [1] MIL [1] TEX [1] Awards0Awards Voting1-4
TBC Player ID11147Retrosheet IDengld001MLBAM ID113852
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Player Notes:   Member of the 1978 United States National Baseball team
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed37Power69Contact65XBH70RBIs66Runs52Hitting61Durability44Team.502Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1977USCPac8NCAA-1c-of2051181316112363610102700000.337.372.536.9089721191.372.199.260.3975.2414.142.703.1430.1734.43
1978USCPac10NCAA-1c-of2160210507473145520243300000.352.419.6141.03312924234.368.262.386.45810.2614.101.385.9815.0032.43
1978Salinas AngelsCalifA+cal-3b2153203346211064041153310200.305.353.448.8019117221.337.143.232.3626.7914.932.202.7133.8327.42
1979Toledo Mud HensILAAAmin-3b221063634610417175120255401100.287.332.397.72914425390.320.110.185.3286.4113.852.161.7951.8624.04
1980Toledo Mud HensILAAAmin-of231334897415027377382346524600.307.350.417.76720437535.338.110.192.3456.3612.151.911.3169.8624.67
1981Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin20,51of2482248296414453201133711219.258.295.407.70210123265.284.149.198.3164.9113.962.851.8949.6035.94
1982Toledo Mud HensILAAAmin-of25934141511512007500100.441.524.9711.49533742.400.530.735.61316.6711.900.7111.906.8046.67
1982Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin20of-dh255818620427241600102210006.226.269.349.6186513197.238.123.177.2795.0811.172.202.0346.5030.95
1983Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin20c2612037446114224843212839105113.305.350.449.79916834408.319.144.222.3546.869.561.391.9646.7529.82
1984Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin20c2710939156104201438012622025318.266.308.353.66113825424.270.087.151.2966.135.190.850.9497.7524.04
1985Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin20dh287017228448272522212800213.256.333.448.7817717195.266.192.314.34410.7714.361.333.5924.5738.64
1986Nashville SoundsAmerAAAdet-of29824540027116410000.167.355.417.77210231.111.250.500.35419.3512.900.676.4512.0050.00
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet101b29358662270040071300002.256.312.337.64929793.301.081.163.2957.5313.981.860.000.0031.82
1987Montreal ExposNLMLBmon4of-c305984719401141061100015.226.278.310.58826590.250.084.167.2596.6712.221.831.1184.0026.32
1988Montreal ExposNLMLBmon4c313437483001005500002.216.310.297.60711342.250.081.216.28411.9011.901.000.000.0037.50
1989Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil251b32276551430280041301001.215.261.354.61523570.240.139.200.2795.7118.573.252.8632.5035.71
1990Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-1b3316546136117006600000.241.317.444.76124860.255.203.315.33910.0010.001.001.6754.0061.54
1991Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-3411000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter5941643201431881331181551201903414759.262.311.388.6996381321784.279.126.199.0006.7310.651.581.7453.0030.63
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter32611681793486262819015493167451000.298.349.433.782506961280.326.135.224.0007.2713.051.802.1941.7127.59
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter273965145286516221501137813435800.296.348.430.778415791059.323.134.223.0007.3712.651.722.0843.8627.62
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter53203346211064041153310200.305.353.448.8019117221.337.143.232.0006.7914.932.202.7133.8327.42
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter11139181135196209130346000000.345.398.578.97622645425.370.233.327.0008.0014.121.764.7119.5533.33
Minnesota Twins Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter439137117936871132815445981483314649.268.316.400.7165491121489.281.132.203.0006.589.941.511.8848.9630.43
Montreal Expos Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter9312111277011510111600017.223.288.306.594378132.250.083.182.0008.3312.121.450.76121.0029.63
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter358662270040071300002.256.312.337.64929793.301.081.163.0007.5313.981.860.000.0031.82
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter276551430280041301001.215.261.354.61523570.240.139.200.0005.7118.573.252.8632.5035.71
Average MLB - Per 162 games16244855118244849113352114216.262.311.388.69917436487.279.126.199.0006.7310.651.581.7453.0030.63
Average Minor - Per 162 games16258089173313149472468322500.298.349.433.78225148636.326.135.224.0007.2713.051.802.1941.7127.59

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Salinas Angels CalifA+cal213B35--20651099585.8952.43------5366.025.0
1979Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAmin223B87--721972322292269.9213.09------10682.162.6
1980Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAmin23OF128--2251652246241.9801.88------13396.291.4
1981Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24OF76--14443-151148.9801.95------8292.769.7
1981Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin243B1---------------821.20.9
1981Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24DH1---------------821.20.9
1982Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAmin25OF9--154--19191.0002.11------9100.06.4
1982Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25OF34--633116766.9851.94------5858.621.0
1982Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25DH20---------------5834.512.3
1983Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26C73--2992693334325.9734.45-481773.8712060.845.1
1983Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26DH29---------------12024.217.9
1983Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26OF4--7---771.0001.75------1203.32.5
1984Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27C86--3763483418410.9814.77-522567.5310978.953.1
1984Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27DH22---------------10920.213.6
1985Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28DH38---------------7054.323.5
1985Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28C17--583116261.9843.59-4180.0-7024.310.5
1985Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28OF3--81--991.0003.00------704.31.9
1986Nashville Sounds AmerAAAdet29OF6--101--11111.0001.83------875.04.2
1986Nashville Sounds AmerAAAdet29C1--71--881.0008.00-----1812.50.7
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet291B23--17313-201861861.0008.09------3565.714.2
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet29DH5---------------3514.33.1
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet29OF4--1---111.0000.25------3511.42.5
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet29C3--111--12121.0004.00-2166.7-358.61.9
1987Montreal ExposNLMLBmon30OF11--191--20201.0001.82------5918.66.8
1987Montreal ExposNLMLBmon30C6--111--12121.0002.00-2166.7-5910.23.7
1987Montreal ExposNLMLBmon301B2--3---331.0001.50------593.41.2
1987Montreal ExposNLMLBmon303B1---1--111.0001.00------591.70.6
1988Montreal ExposNLMLBmon31C9--211--22221.0002.44-4180.0-3426.55.6
1988Montreal ExposNLMLBmon31OF4--4---441.0001.00------3411.82.5
1988Montreal ExposNLMLBmon313B1---------------342.90.6
1989Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil321B18--13312411149145.9738.06------2766.711.1
1989Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil32DH3---------------2711.11.9
1989Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil32C3--1---111.0000.33------2711.11.9
1990Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex331B11--998213109107.9829.73------1668.87.6
MLB Totals for C - 7 season(s)-   C197--77766187861843.9794.28-1124670.9101970.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 7 season(s)-   OF136--246941259255.9851.88------1360.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 7 season(s)-   DH118---------------1180.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B43--30925431338334.9887.77------430.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B3---1--111.0000.33------30.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF143--2502152276271.9821.90------1430.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B87--721972322292269.9213.09------870.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B11--998213109107.9829.73------110.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C1--71--881.0008.00-----110.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B35--20651099585.8952.43------350.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Salinas Angels CalifA+cal21-----35-----
1979Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAmin22-----87-----
1980Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAmin23---------128-
1981Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24-----1---761
1982Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAmin25---------9-
1982Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25---------3420
1983Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26-73-------429
1984Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27-86--------22
1985Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28-17-------338
1986Nashville Sounds AmerAAAdet29-1-------6-
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet29-323------45
1987Montreal ExposNLMLBmon30-62--1---11-
1988Montreal ExposNLMLBmon31-9---1---4-
1989Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil32-318-------3
1990Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex33--11--------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1995Kissimmee CobrasFSLA+Minorhou38Manager1365581.40432.55 
1996Jackson GeneralsTexAAMinorhou39Manager1407070.5005.53 League Champions
1998Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou41Bullpen Coach16210260.630--1Larry DierkerLost in 1st Round (Padres)
1999Columbia BombersSALAMinornyn42Manager1418358.589--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
2000St. Lucie MetsFSLA+Minornyn43Manager1398158.5833.50 
2001New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn44Hitting Coach1628280.5066.03Bobby Valentine
2002New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn45Hitting Coach1617586.46626.55Bobby Valentine-
* 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
1989-08-02Released by Brewers. 
1989-03-30ContractSigned as Free Agent by Brewers. 
1988-07-14Released by Expos. 
1987-12-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Expos. 
1987-11-09Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1987-01-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Expos. 
1986-08-10Released by Tigers. 
1986-01-16TradeTraded by Twins to Tigers for Alejandro Sanchez and Chris Pittaro. 
1979-02-03TradeTraded by Angels with Brad Havens, Paul Hartzell and Ken Landreaux to Twins for Rod Carew. 
* 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.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll28215,000-3921135370,78060,000215,000
1986Detroit TigersTeam Payroll2960,000-61430-386,34760,000275,000
1987Montreal ExposTeam Payroll30145,000-3711448344,90660,000420,000
1988Montreal ExposTeam Payroll31150,000-4161741392,10762,500570,000
1989Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll3262,500-69136-429,80262,500632,500
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red