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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
David Brian Cone
Stat Years
1981-2003  [mlb] 1986-2003
Height/Weight
6-1 / 190
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
Positions
P (595)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
Death
High School
Rockhurst (Kansas City,MO)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Kansas City Royals in Round #3 (#74 overall) of the 1981 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Carl Blando
MLB Debut
1986-06-08 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.157)
Service Time
Organizations
NYN [7] KCA [7] NYA [6] TOR [2] BOS [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 1179 ... retro id: coned001 ... mlbam id: 112552
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1981Gulf Coast Royals Blue GCLRkkca-181---642.5514120002067.0522419033458031.276.990.004.436.043.221.36.600
    1981Minor Totals: KCAbyYearRk----181---642.5514120002067.0522419033458031.276.990.004.436.043.221.36.600
    1982Charleston (sc) RoyalsSALAkca-192---922.06161611000104.2843824447879041.257.220.344.047.483.271.85.818
    1982Fort Myers RoyalsFSLA+kca-192---712.121096111072.1562117125571031.126.970.123.117.092.612.28.875
    1982Minor Totals: KCAbyYearA+/A----192---1632.08262572110177.0140594157214410071.207.120.253.667.323.002.00.842
    1984Memphis ChicksSouAAkca-213---8124.28292991000178.216210385911411027051.548.160.455.745.545.190.96.400
    1984Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAA----211---8124.29292991000178.716210385911411027051.558.180.455.765.565.200.96.400
    1985Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-224---9154.65282751010158.2157908213931157001.588.910.745.286.525.111.24.375
    1985Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAAA----221---9154.66282751010158.7157908213931157001.588.930.745.296.545.121.24.375
    1986Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-235---842.793922033371471.0602322325636031.207.610.383.177.992.922.52.667
    1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca13235Log - Sp - Ext - Perf005.5611000511022.2291414213213011.8511.510.795.168.345.561.62.000
    1986Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAAA----231---842.793922033371471.0602322325636031.207.610.383.177.992.922.52.667
    1986MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf005.6811000511022.7291414213213011.8911.760.815.278.515.681.62.000
    1987Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-246---015.73330000011.010871670011.458.180.824.915.736.551.17.000
    1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn44246Log - Sp - Ext - Perf563.7121131038199.18746411144682451.327.881.003.996.164.171.55.455
    1987Minor Totals: NYNbyYearAAA----241---015.73330000011.010871670011.458.180.824.915.736.551.17.000
    1987MLB Totals: NYNbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf563.7221131038199.38746411144682451.327.901.004.006.184.181.55.455
    1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn44257Log - Sp - Ext - Perf2032.22352884070231.117867571080213101041.126.930.393.118.292.612.66.870
    1988MLB Totals: NYNbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf2032.22352884070231.317867571080213101041.126.930.393.128.302.612.66.870
    1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn44268Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1483.52343372010219.21839286207419014441.177.500.823.037.783.772.57.636
    1989MLB Totals: NYNbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1483.53343372010219.71839286207419014441.177.510.823.047.803.782.57.636
    1990New York MetsNLMLBnyn44279Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14103.23313062110211.21778476216523310411.147.530.892.769.913.573.58.583
    1990MLB Totals: NYNbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14103.24313062110211.71778476216523310411.157.540.892.779.933.583.58.583
    1991New York MetsNLMLBnyn17,442810Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14143.29343452000232.22049585137324117151.197.890.502.829.323.673.30.500
    1991MLB Totals: NYNbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14143.29343452000232.72049585137324117151.197.910.502.839.343.683.30.500
    1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn172911Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1372.88272775000196.2162756312822149191.247.410.553.759.793.432.61.650
    1992Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor112911Log - Sp - Ext - Perf432.55870001053.0391615329473031.286.620.514.927.982.721.62.571
    1992MLB Totals: NYN-TORbyYearMLB----292Log - Sp - Ext - Perf17102.82353475010249.7201917815111261121121.257.260.544.019.433.292.35.630
    1993Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca173012Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11143.33343461000254.02051029420114191142101.267.260.714.046.773.611.68.440
    1993MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11143.33343461000254.02051029420114191142101.267.260.714.046.773.611.68.440
    1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca223113Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1652.94232343000171.2130605615541325171.076.820.792.836.923.152.44.762
    1994MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1652.94232343000171.7130605615541325171.076.830.792.846.943.152.44.762
    1995Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor113214Log - Sp - Ext - Perf963.38171752000130.1113534912411026151.187.800.832.837.043.662.49.600
    1995New York YankeesALMLBnya363214Log - Sp - Ext - Perf923.8213131000099.08242421247895011.307.451.094.278.093.821.89.818
    1995MLB Totals: TOR-NYAbyYearMLB----322Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1883.57303062000229.31959591248819111161.247.660.943.467.503.732.17.692
    1996Norwich NavigatorsEastAAnya-3315---000.90220000010.093111130001.008.100.900.9011.702.7013.00.000
    1996New York YankeesALMLBnya363315Log - Sp - Ext - Perf722.8811111000072.0502523334714121.176.250.384.258.883.132.09.778
    1996Minor Totals: NYAbyYearAA----331---000.90220000010.093111130001.008.100.900.9011.702.7013.00.000
    1996MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf722.8811111000072.0502523334714121.176.250.384.258.883.132.09.778
    1997New York YankeesALMLBnya363416Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1262.82292910000195.01556761178622214241.247.150.783.9710.253.092.58.667
    1997MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1262.82292910000195.01556761178622214241.247.150.783.9710.253.092.58.667
    1998New York YankeesALMLBnya363517Log - Sp - Ext - Perf2073.55313130000207.21868982205920960151.188.060.872.569.063.863.54.741
    1998MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf2073.56313130000207.71868982205920960151.188.080.872.569.083.873.54.741
    1999New York YankeesALMLBnya363618Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1293.44313111000193.11648474219017771111.317.630.984.198.243.911.97.571
    1999MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----361Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1293.45313111000193.31648474219017771111.327.640.984.198.253.921.97.571
    2000New York YankeesALMLBnya363719Log - Sp - Ext - Perf4146.91302900010155.0192124119258212011091.7711.151.454.766.977.201.46.222
    2000MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----371Log - Sp - Ext - Perf4146.91302900010155.0192124119258212011091.7711.151.454.766.977.201.46.222
    2001Sarasota Red SoxFSLA+bos-3820---000.0011000004.02000060000.504.500.000.0013.500.000.00.000
    2001Boston Red SoxALMLBbos363820Log - Sp - Ext - Perf974.31252500000135.21487465175711590101.519.821.133.787.634.912.02.563
    2001Minor Totals: BOSbyYearA+----381---000.0011000004.02000060000.504.500.000.0013.500.002.00.000
    2001MLB Totals: BOSbyYearMLB----381Log - Sp - Ext - Perf974.33252500000135.71487465175711590101.529.851.133.797.664.932.02.563
    2003St. Lucie MetsFSLA+nyn-4021---012.84330000012.210441363001.037.110.712.134.262.842.00.000
    2003New York MetsNLMLBnyn164021Log - Sp - Ext - Perf136.50540001018.0201313413130001.8310.002.006.506.506.501.00.250
    2003Minor Totals: NYNbyYearA+----401---012.95330000012.710441363001.077.380.742.214.432.952.00.000
    2003MLB Totals: NYNbyYearMLB----401Log - Sp - Ext - Perf136.50540001018.0201313413130001.8310.002.006.506.506.501.00.250
    MLB Totals (19 yrs)1941263.46450419562293112,898.725041222111525811372668149321061.267.780.803.538.293.792.35.606
    American League Totals (12 yrs)113753.7026325022751301,689.314937506941677061496878781.307.960.893.767.974.002.12.601
    National League Totals (7 yrs)81513.13187169341541811,209.310114724219143111726224281.197.530.683.218.723.512.72.614
    Minor League Totals47403.40145104234344114690.060231426133347509610191.387.850.434.536.644.101.47.540
    Minor: Rk Totals642.5514120002067.0522419033458031.276.990.004.436.043.221.36.600
    Minor: A Totals922.07161611000104.7843824447879041.267.260.354.067.513.281.85.818
    Minor: A+ Totals722.1214136111089.0682521228694031.086.880.202.836.982.532.46.778
    Minor: AA Totals8124.11313191000188.7171106861011512327051.528.180.485.505.885.071.07.400
    Minor: AAA Totals17204.16703271333814240.72271211111712418513041.468.510.644.656.934.531.49.459
    New York Mets Totals (7 yrs)81513.13187169341541811,209.310114724219143111726224281.197.530.683.218.723.512.72.614
    New York Yankees Totals (6 yrs)64403.9114514471010922.082943140198398888474421.338.090.963.898.674.212.23.615
    Kansas City Royals Totals (3 yrs)27193.2968571045110448.336417616437181344223181.227.310.743.646.913.531.90.587
    Boston Red Sox Totals (1 yrs)974.33252500000135.71487465175711590101.529.851.133.797.664.932.02.563
    Toronto Blue Jays Totals (2 yrs)1393.15252452010183.3152696415701499181.217.470.743.447.323.392.13.591
    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%
    1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn4424pL-S-E-P121310210000001413000.065.094.097.1913531.032.032.1180.0040.000.000.00.0050.0
    1988New York MetsNLMLBnyn4425pL-S-E-P2358021230020131405000.150.181.188.36988153.063.038.1823.4115.914.670.00.0025.0
    1989New York MetsNLMLBnyn4426pL-S-E-P3347791820040021306001.234.253.260.51385202.052.026.2812.3515.296.500.00.0011.1
    1990New York MetsNLMLBnyn4427pL-S-E-P4327071410050051209002.200.253.214.46784151.086.014.2415.9514.292.400.00.007.1
    1991New York MetsNLMLBnyn17,4428pL-S-E-P534723900050031426103.125.179.125.3048490.042.000.1533.5716.674.670.00.000.0
    1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn1729pL-S-E-P627655610040031907001.092.132.108.2407571.062.016.1304.0025.336.330.00.0016.7
    1997New York YankeesALMLBnya3634pL-S-E-P713000000000200000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    1998New York YankeesALMLBnya3635pL-S-E-P813100001000001000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1999New York YankeesALMLBnya3636pL-S-E-P913111001000000001.333.333.6671.000321.333.334.3330.000.000.000.00.00100.0
    2000New York YankeesALMLBnya3637pL-S-E-P1013010000000100000.333.333.333.666310.000.000.5000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    2001Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3638pL-S-E-P1111000000000101000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    2003New York MetsNLMLBnyn1640pL-S-E-P1254010000000100000.250.250.250.500410.000.000.3330.0025.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (12 yrs)193412286490022011691338108.155.192.177.369470739.058.022.1993.4019.365.690.00.0014.1
    National League Totals (7 yrs)188399266280020011687336107.155.193.175.368455708.058.020.1983.5219.125.440.00.0012.9
    American League Totals (5 yrs)513221002000402001.154.154.231.3851531.077.077.2220.0026.670.000.00.0050.0
    New York Mets Totals (7 yrs)188399266280020011687336107.155.193.175.368455708.058.020.1983.5219.125.440.00.0012.9
    New York Yankees Totals (4 yrs)412221002000301001.167.167.250.4171331.083.083.2220.0023.080.000.00.0050.0
    Boston Red Sox Totals (1 yrs)11000000000101000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    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
    1981GCL Royals Blue GCLRk18P1400.0111201412.8570.900.0022.2100.04
    1982Charleston (Sc) RoyalsSALA19P1600.0617312623.8851.400.0011.4100.010
    1982Fort Myers RoyalsFSLA+19P1000.0313111716.9411.600.007.3100.013
    1984Memphis ChicksSouAA21P2900.0715642822.7860.800.0019.9100.03
    1985Omaha RoyalsAmerAAA22P2800.01211813123.7420.800.0019.7100.05
    1986Omaha RoyalsAmerAAA23P3900.03200551.0000.100.0027.5100.01
    1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLB23P11022.24000441.0000.400.186.8100.010
    1987Tidewater TidesILAAA24P300.02100331.0001.000.002.1100.017
    1987New York MetsNLMLB24P21099.11210102322.9571.000.2213.0100.09
    1988New York MetsNLMLB25P350231.11723104140.9761.100.1721.9100.04
    1989New York MetsNLMLB26P340219.22114103635.9721.000.1621.0100.05
    1990New York MetsNLMLB27P310211.21720314037.9251.200.1819.196.98
    1991New York MetsNLMLB28P340232.21826424844.9171.300.1921.1100.09
    1992New York MetsNLMLB29P270196.21620213836.9471.300.1816.7100.09
    1992Toronto Blue JaysALMLB29P8053.02200441.0000.500.084.9100.013
    1993Kansas City RoyalsALMLB30P340254.02424134948.9801.400.1921.0100.05
    1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLB31P230171.22018334138.9271.700.2220.0100.08
    1995Toronto Blue JaysALMLB32P170130.1518222523.9201.400.1811.8100.012
    1995New York YankeesALMLB32P13099.079101716.9411.200.169.0100.012
    1996Norwich NavigatorsEastAA33P200.0002020.0000.000.001.4100.023
    1996New York YankeesALMLB33P11072.065111211.9171.000.156.8100.017
    1997New York YankeesALMLB34P290195.0913202422.9170.800.1117.9100.010
    1998New York YankeesALMLB35P310207.21225133837.9741.200.1819.1100.08
    1999New York YankeesALMLB36P310193.1712112019.9500.600.1019.1100.09
    2000New York YankeesALMLB37P300155.0920203129.9351.000.1918.6100.07
    2001Sarasota Red SoxFSLA+38P100.0000000.0000.000.000.7100.026
    2001Boston Red SoxALMLB38P250135.21410202624.9231.000.1815.5100.010
    2003St. Lucie MetsFSLA+40P300.00100111.0000.300.002.2100.017
    2003New York MetsNLMLB40P5418.00300331.0000.600.173.1100.022
    MLB Totals - (P)45042,8942202722817520492.9461.100.170.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)70001714813931.7950.400.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)3100715843022.7330.700.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)1400314111817.9441.200.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)1600617312623.8851.400.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (P)1400111201412.8570.900.000.00.00
    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
    1981Minor14----------
    1982Minor26----------
    1984Minor29----------
    1985Minor28----------
    1986MLB11----------
    1986Minor39----------
    1987MLB21----------
    1987Minor3----------
    1988MLB35----------
    1989MLB34----------
    1990MLB31----------
    1991MLB34----------
    1992MLB35----------
    1993MLB34----------
    1994MLB23----------
    1995MLB30----------
    1996MLB11----------
    1996Minor2----------
    1997MLB29----------
    1998MLB31----------
    1999MLB31----------
    2000MLB30----------
    2001MLB25----------
    2001Minor1----------
    2003MLB5----------
    2003Minor3----------
    Totals595----------