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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Richard Nevin Folkers
Stat Years
1967-1977  [mlb] 1970-1977
Height/Weight
6-2 / 180
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (195)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1946-10-17 in Waterloo, Iowa   [73.298]
High School
Waterloo East (Waterloo,IA)
Colleges
Parsons College (Fairfield,IA)
Draft
Selected by the New York Mets in Round #1 (#20 overall) of the 1967 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Sec Phase) 3 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1970-06-10 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.236)
Service Time
Organizations
SLN [3] SDN [2] NYN [1] MIL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 11487 ... retro id: folkr101 ... mlbam id: 114287
Relations
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1967DurhamCaroA+----201---443.111500000081.0652828024970001.107.220.002.6710.783.114.04.500
    1967Minor Totals: byYearA+----201---443.1115000015081.0652828024970001.107.220.002.6710.783.114.04.500
    1968MemphisTexAA----212---1392.4127000000168.015363450481420001.208.200.002.577.613.382.96.591
    1968Minor Totals: byYearAA----211---1392.41270000270168.015363450481420001.208.200.002.577.613.382.96.591
    1970TidewaterILAAA----233---403.19500000031.027151105280001.037.840.001.458.134.355.601.000
    1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn38233Log - Sp - Ext - Perf026.4416100515229.1362121625152102.0811.051.847.674.606.440.60.000
    1970Minor Totals: byYearAAA----231---403.19500005031.027151105280001.037.840.001.458.134.355.601.000
    1970MLB Totals: NYNbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf026.4916100515229.3362121625152102.1011.131.867.734.646.490.60.000
    1971TidewaterILAAA----244---7114.5024000000140.01568770050930001.4710.030.003.215.985.591.86.389
    1971Minor Totals: byYearAAA----241---7114.50240000240140.01568770050930001.4710.030.003.215.985.591.86.389
    1972ArkansasTexAA----255---543.162200000094.0823633029880001.187.850.002.788.433.453.03.556
    1972TulsaAmerAAA----255---022.86600000022.0167707220001.056.550.002.869.002.863.14.000
    1972St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28255Log - Sp - Ext - Perf103.38900049013.112550571001.288.100.003.384.733.381.401.000
    1972Minor Totals: byYearAAA/AA----252---563.10280000280116.09843400361100001.167.600.002.798.533.343.06.455
    1972MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf103.44900049013.312550571001.308.240.003.444.813.441.401.000
    1973St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28266Log - Sp - Ext - Perf443.6134910725382.17434331034443131.318.091.093.724.813.721.29.500
    1973MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf443.6234910725382.37434331034443131.328.111.103.734.823.731.29.500
    1974St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28277Log - Sp - Ext - Perf623.00550001755290.0653130438573021.146.500.403.805.703.101.50.750
    1974MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf623.00550001755290.0653130438573021.146.500.403.805.703.101.50.750
    1975San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26288Log - Sp - Ext - Perf6114.184515407300142.01557066839879111.379.820.512.475.514.442.23.353
    1975MLB Totals: SDNbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf6114.184515407300142.01557066839879111.379.820.512.475.514.442.23.353
    1976San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26299Log - Sp - Ext - Perf235.2833300630059.26739351025263221.5410.111.513.773.925.881.04.400
    1976MLB Totals: SDNbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf235.3233300630059.76739351025263221.5510.191.523.803.955.931.04.400
    1977Spokane IndiansPCLAAAmil-3010---574.5546400042783.0764342631487001.298.240.653.365.204.661.55.417
    1977Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil453010Log - Sp - Ext - Perf014.2630002306.17732461001.749.952.845.688.539.951.50.000
    1977Minor Totals: MILbyYearAAA----301---574.5546400042783.0764342631487001.298.240.653.365.204.661.55.417
    1977MLB Totals: MILbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf014.4330002306.37732461001.8010.332.955.908.8510.331.50.000
    MLB Totals (7 yrs)19234.111952850481677423.04162071934017024222581.398.850.853.625.154.401.42.452
    National League Totals (6 yrs)19224.111922850461647416.74092001903816623621581.388.840.823.595.104.321.42.463
    American League Totals (1 yrs)014.4330002306.37732461001.8010.332.955.908.8510.331.50.000
    Minor League Totals38373.4314540001417619.057527923661945187001.248.360.092.827.534.062.67.507
    Minor: A+ Totals443.1115000015081.0652828024970001.107.220.002.6710.783.114.04.500
    Minor: AA Totals18132.68490000490262.023599780772300001.198.070.002.657.903.402.99.581
    Minor: AAA Totals16204.24814000777276.02751521306931917001.338.970.203.036.234.962.05.444
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (3 yrs)1163.309891028895185.7151706814771087151.237.340.683.745.253.401.40.647
    San Diego Padres Totals (2 yrs)8144.5278184013600201.7222109101186411312331.429.930.812.865.054.881.77.364
    New York Mets Totals (1 yrs)026.4916100515229.3362121625152102.1011.131.867.734.646.490.60.000
    Milwaukee Brewers Totals (1 yrs)014.4330002306.37732461001.8010.332.955.908.8510.331.50.000
    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%
    1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn3823pL-S-E-P1166120000000400000.333.333.333.666620.000.0001.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    1972St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2825pL-S-E-P291000000000000001.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1973St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2826pL-S-E-P33420020001000601100.100.095.100.1952220.000.000.1330.0027.270.000.00.000.0
    1974St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2827pL-S-E-P45510010000000301000.100.100.100.2001110.000.000.1430.0027.270.000.00.000.0
    1975San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2628pL-S-E-P545362610040041404000.167.250.194.4444471.139.027.2739.0931.823.500.00.0016.7
    1976San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2629pL-S-E-P6334000000000101000.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.00.000.0
    1977Spokane IndiansPCLAAAmil-30p---7460000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (6 yrs)1927731110050042807101.143.183.156.33989121.065.013.2204.4931.467.000.00.009.1
    National League Totals (6 yrs)1927731110050042807101.143.183.156.33989121.065.013.2204.4931.467.000.00.009.1
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (3 yrs)9831030001000902101.097.094.097.1913430.000.000.1300.0026.470.000.00.000.0
    San Diego Padres Totals (2 yrs)78402610040041505000.150.227.175.4024971.125.025.2408.1630.613.750.00.0016.7
    New York Mets Totals (1 yrs)166120000000400000.333.333.333.666620.000.0001.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    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
    1970New York MetsNLMLB23P16029.10100210101.0000.600.349.9100.010
    1972St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB25P9013.10200221.0000.200.155.8100.016
    1973St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB26P34082.1411111615.9380.400.1821.0100.06
    1974St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB27P55090.037121110.9090.200.1134.2100.03
    1975San Diego PadresNLMLB28P450142.01020303330.9090.700.2127.8100.04
    1976San Diego PadresNLMLB29P33059.2480012121.0000.400.2020.4100.06
    1977Milwaukee BrewersALMLB30P306.10100111.0000.300.161.9100.013
    MLB Totals - (P)19504222159558580.9410.400.190.00.00
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    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
    1970MLB16----------
    1972MLB9----------
    1973MLB34----------
    1974MLB55----------
    1975MLB45----------
    1976MLB33----------
    1977MLB3----------
    Totals195----------