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Bruce FieldsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1978-1991 MLB Years: 1986-1989
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PositionsOF-1175, DH-7, 3B-1, 2B-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBruce Alan Fields
Height6-0Weight185BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 6,1960 [57.258]PlaceCleveland,Ohio
High SchoolEverett (Lansing,MI)
CollegeLansing Community College (Lansing,MI)

DraftedSelected by the Detroit Tigers [Team Picks] in the 7th round (168th overall) of the 1978 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 3,1986 [25.332]
OrganizationsDET [9] SEA [2] ATL [1] BAL [1] OAK [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID11354Retrosheet IDfielb001MLBAM ID114107
RelationshipsFather of Aaron Fields, Father of Daniel Fields
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed64Power45Contact68XBH40RBIs42Runs53Hitting75Durability64Team.462Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1978Bristol TigersAppRkdet-of174615915326201110123913000.201.262.264.526428175.267.063.145.2466.8622.293.250.000.0025.00
1979Bristol TigersAppRkdet-of18411382332411752212800000.232.333.297.630416159.284.065.239.29813.2117.611.330.63138.0018.75
1979Lakeland TigersFSLA+det-of187022030524201749414533100.236.362.273.635606268.295.037.200.30815.3016.791.100.000.0011.54
1979Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         111358538483124911627333100.235.351.282.63310112427.291.047.215.30414.5217.101.180.23358.0014.29
1980Macon PeachesSALA--of1967240407171227245373830200.296.394.358.7528610282.342.062.296.35113.1213.481.030.71120.0014.08
1980Lakeland TigersFSLA+det-1953162223752115115302513200.228.349.302.651498198.261.074.296.30915.1512.630.830.51162.0021.62
1980Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         120402621081233423510676343400.269.375.336.71113518480.309.067.296.33413.9613.130.940.63134.0016.67
1981Lakeland TigersFSLA+det-of20103377541121431372915495433040.297.382.358.74013518432.345.061.228.34411.3412.501.100.23377.0016.07
1982Macon PeachesSALAdet-of2180312611051336382815343933000.337.407.455.86214222352.371.118.269.3899.6611.081.151.7052.0020.95
1982Birmingham BaronsSouAAdet-of2143162263732014102192912200.228.310.272.582445186.274.044.210.27310.2215.591.530.000.0013.51
1982Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         123474871421656523817536845200.300.373.392.76518627538.338.092.249.3499.8512.641.281.1279.0019.01
1983San Jose BeesCalifA+bal-of22123450801232162452611547462220.273.357.360.71716229514.322.087.240.32910.5114.401.370.39225.0023.58
1984Birmingham BaronsSouAAdet-of2393307499211343811123134110410.300.362.394.75612118353.322.094.192.3428.789.631.101.1376.7519.57
1985Birmingham BaronsSouAAdet-of241144215913624424196545030410.323.400.413.81317430482.359.090.226.36711.2010.370.930.41210.5022.06
1986Nashville SoundsAmerAAAdet-of2511638357141315153227445112430.368.431.483.91418537434.418.115.269.40410.1411.751.160.23383.0026.24
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet37of2516434121106111601200.279.283.349.63215247.308.070.093.2752.1312.776.000.000.0016.67
1987Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-of2612344675136324351248414811140.305.364.415.77918539490.336.110.238.3438.379.801.170.61148.6728.68
1988Calgary CannonsPCLAAAsea-of274216831546141982101410200.321.359.440.7997411181.329.119.214.3585.527.731.402.2142.0020.37
1988Seattle MarinersALMLBsea29of27396781850150141102002.269.310.388.69826673.309.119.164.3155.4815.072.751.3767.0033.33
1989Calgary CannonsPCLAAAsea-of281014078814336410481412445223110.351.416.533.94921750457.384.182.295.4249.6311.381.182.1940.7034.97
1989Seattle MarinersALMLBsea29of2833211000000100000.333.333.6671.000213.500.334.333.4360.0033.330.000.000.00100.00
1990Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-of2987336469418223482366211130.280.350.363.71312222375.337.083.208.3249.6016.531.720.53168.0023.40
1991Richmond BravesILAAAatl-of3079260286510022111263621130.250.322.312.6348112290.283.062.162.2918.9712.411.380.69130.0018.46
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter581131431711111251803202.274.300.381.681439123.313.107.142.0004.0714.633.600.81113.0029.03
Minor League Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter1381494878414622454541516235114583718333727220.295.372.388.76019203315628.337.093.235.00010.3612.761.230.73120.6822.64
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter5482000325633133162222677322012638810140.317.379.432.8118641712227.354.115.239.0009.0311.811.310.9990.9127.01
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter25089013426538969330201041135121020.298.371.381.752339531021.332.083.211.00010.1911.071.090.59148.3320.00
A+ Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter34912091863244413411470401741981311560.268.365.336.701406611412.316.068.237.00012.3214.021.140.28302.2518.83
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1475521011762048655220717763200.319.401.413.81422832634.358.094.281.00011.2012.151.081.2669.0018.18
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter87297386410311862336713000.215.296.279.5758314334.275.064.189.0009.8820.062.030.30297.0021.88
Seattle Mariners Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter4270101960150141202002.271.311.400.71128776.316.129.171.0005.2615.793.001.3270.0036.84
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter16434121106111601200.279.283.349.63215247.308.070.093.0002.1312.776.000.000.0016.67
Average MLB - Per 162 games162316398720333136145008606.274.300.381.68112025344.313.107.142.0004.0714.633.600.81113.0029.03
Average Minor - Per 162 games162580921722955612813688444330.295.372.388.76022539660.337.093.235.00010.3612.761.230.73120.6822.64

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Bristol Tigers AppRkdet17OF41--7643-8380.9641.95------4689.159.4
1978Bristol Tigers AppRkdet173B1--1---111.0001.00------462.21.4
1979Bristol Tigers AppRkdet18OF41--7922-8381.9761.98------41100.059.4
1979Bristol Tigers AppRkdet182B1--23-2551.0005.00------412.41.4
1979Lakeland Tigers FSLA+det18OF56--120232125122.9762.18------7080.040.9
1980Macon Peaches SALA-19OF63--11822-122120.9841.90------6794.045.0
1981Lakeland Tigers FSLA+det20OF100--2251143240236.9832.36------10397.175.2
1982Macon Peaches SALAdet21OF79--16243-169166.9822.10------8098.857.2
1982Birmingham Barons SouAAdet21OF42--102-6-108102.9442.43------4397.729.4
1983San Jose Bees CalifA+bal22OF116--23467-247240.9722.07------12394.382.9
1984Birmingham Barons SouAAdet23OF87--169842181177.9782.03------9393.559.2
1985Birmingham Barons SouAAdet24OF93--2281053243238.9792.56------11481.665.0
1986Nashville Sounds AmerAAAdet25OF99--1771043191187.9791.89------11685.369.7
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet25OF14--25-1-2625.9621.79------1687.58.6
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet25DH1---------------166.30.6
1987Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet26OF110--19485-207202.9761.84------12389.478.6
1988Calgary Cannons PCLAAAsea27OF41--7321-7675.9871.83------4297.628.9
1988Seattle MarinersALMLBsea27OF23--23---23231.0001.00------3959.014.3
1988Seattle MarinersALMLBsea27DH6---------------3915.43.7
1989Calgary Cannons PCLAAAsea28OF98--20157-213206.9672.10------10197.069.0
1989Seattle MarinersALMLBsea28OF1---------------333.30.6
1990Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak29OF39--7662-8482.9762.10------8744.827.5
1991Richmond Braves ILAAAatl30OF32--63-4-6763.9401.97------7940.522.2
MLB Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF38--48-1-4948.9801.26------380.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH7---------------70.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF419--78431233838815.9731.95------4190.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF222--49918155532517.9722.33------2220.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF272--57919145612598.9772.20------2720.00.0
A Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF142--28065-291286.9832.01------1420.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF82--15565-166161.9701.96------820.00.0
Rk Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1--23-2551.0005.00------10.00.0
Rk Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Bristol Tigers AppRkdet17-----1---41-
1979Bristol Tigers AppRkdet18---1-----41-
1979Lakeland Tigers FSLA+det18---------56-
1980Macon Peaches SALA-19---------63-
1981Lakeland Tigers FSLA+det20---------100-
1982Macon Peaches SALAdet21---------79-
1982Birmingham Barons SouAAdet21---------42-
1983San Jose Bees CalifA+bal22---------116-
1984Birmingham Barons SouAAdet23---------87-
1985Birmingham Barons SouAAdet24---------93-
1986Nashville Sounds AmerAAAdet25---------99-
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet25---------141
1987Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet26---------110-
1988Calgary Cannons PCLAAAsea27---------41-
1988Seattle MarinersALMLBsea27---------236
1989Calgary Cannons PCLAAAsea28---------98-
1989Seattle MarinersALMLBsea28---------1-
1990Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak29---------39-
1991Richmond Braves ILAAAatl30---------32-

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1992London TigersEastAAMinordet31Hitting Coach1376770.48912.55Mark DeJohn
1993Toledo Mud HensILAAAMinordet32Hitting Coach1426577.45821.56Joe Sparks
1994Toledo Mud HensILAAAMinordet33Hitting Coach1426379.44417.55Larry Parrish,Joe Sparks
1995Jamestown JammersNYPLA-Minordet34Manager763244.4219.54 
1996Jamestown JammersNYPLA-Minordet35Manager753936.5204.53 
1997West Michigan WhitecapsMidwAMinordet36Manager1319239.702--1 Lost in 1st Round
1998West Michigan WhitecapsMidwAMinordet37Manager1408357.593--1 League Champions
1999West Michigan WhitecapsMidwAMinordet38Manager1406872.4869.04 
2000West Michigan WhitecapsMidwAMinordet39Manager1408852.629--0 
2001Toledo Mud HensILAAAMinordet40Manager1446579.45119.04 
2002Toledo Mud HensILAAAMinordet41Manager1448163.563--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
2003Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet42Hitting Coach16243119.26547.05Alan Trammell-
2004Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet43Hitting Coach1627290.44420.04Alan Trammell-
2005Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet44Bench Coach1627191.43828.04Alan Trammell-
2005Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet44Hitting Coach1627191.43828.04Alan Trammell-
2006Buffalo BisonsILAAAMinorcle45Hitting Coach1417368.51810.54Torey Lovullo-
2007Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle46Minor League Hitting Coordinator1629666.593--1Eric WedgeLost in ALCS (Boston)
2008Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle47Minor League Hitting Coordinator1628181.5007.53Eric Wedge
2012Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle51Hitting Coach1626894.42020.04Manny Acta,Sandy Alomar
* 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

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1997Midwest League Manager of the Year1
2000Midwest League Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1989-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1987-10-05TradeTraded by Tigers to Mariners for Stan Clarke. 
* 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
1986Detroit TigersTeam Payroll2560,000-61431-386,34760,00060,000
1988Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll2762,500-60432-392,10762,500122,500
1989Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll2862,500-69132-429,80262,500185,000
* 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