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Mike HeathTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1973-1992 MLB Years: 1978-1991
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PositionsC-1247, OF-234, 3B-46, DH-39, SS-5, 1B-5, 2B-1Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMichael Thomas Heath
Height5-11Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 5,1955 [63.167]PlaceTampa,Florida
High SchoolHillsborough (Tampa,FL)

DraftedSelected by the New York Yankees [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (37th overall) of the 1973 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutJune 3,1978 [23.118]
OrganizationsOAK [8] NYA [6] DET [5] ATL [1] SLN [1] TEX [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID12599Retrosheet IDheatm001MLBAM ID115676
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed53Power51Contact60XBH48RBIs55Runs45Hitting53Durability48Team.503Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1973Johnson CityAppRk-1848166172952010000000000.175.175.229.404387166.175.054.054.1810.000.000.000.000.0024.14
1974OneontaNYPLA--1965234516663334000000000.282.282.372.6548712234.273.090.090.2970.000.000.001.2878.0018.18
1975Fort LauderdaleFSLA+-2098376438773123000000000.231.231.274.50510311376.229.043.043.2300.000.000.000.27376.0012.64
1976Fort LauderdaleFSLA+-21802672871163230000000000.266.266.371.6379921267.260.105.105.2900.000.000.000.75133.5029.58
1977West Haven YankeesEastAAnya-2298352589413584250295573300.267.332.401.73314126394.295.134.230.3287.3613.961.902.0344.0027.66
1978West Haven YankeesEastAAnya-c2366217436416182793343924100.295.394.488.88210625258.327.193.378.39813.1815.121.153.1027.1339.06
1978New York YankeesALMLBnya46c2333926213108004911101.228.265.283.54826499.250.055.098.2524.049.092.250.000.0019.05
1979Tucson TorosPCLAAAtex-c245419621538212821142521100.270.324.347.6716811214.304.077.153.3066.5411.681.790.47196.0020.75
1979Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak48of2474258196680327101718335114.256.304.322.6268311286.260.066.136.2845.946.291.061.0586.0016.67
1980Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak48c-dh2592305277410213333162807127.243.280.298.5789113329.264.055.108.2624.868.511.750.30305.0017.57
1981Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2c268430126717183033133615119.236.269.346.61510416321.244.110.153.2814.0511.212.772.4937.6322.54
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2c27101318437718433983273602433.242.298.352.65011225351.261.110.211.2907.6910.261.330.85106.0032.47
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2c2896345459717063334185911149.281.318.383.70113223366.324.102.151.3114.9216.123.281.6457.5023.71
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2c29140475491182151364742672124214.248.287.396.68318839508.266.148.208.3035.1214.172.772.5636.5433.05
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2c301384367110918613557741631104013.250.313.408.72117837492.264.158.252.3218.3312.801.542.6433.5433.94
1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln5c316519019398142523233611145.205.293.321.6146113216.232.116.232.27410.6516.671.571.8547.5033.33
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet8c3130981126304114141700101.265.291.418.709417103.282.153.224.3123.8816.504.253.8824.5026.92
1986Totals for MLB-MLB         95288306511183664275311246.226.292.354.64610220319.249.128.229.2878.4616.611.962.5136.0030.77
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet8c3293270347616083315214231105.281.339.430.76911624296.308.149.211.3387.0914.192.002.7033.7531.58
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet8c338621924547251810183213006.247.307.365.6728014241.269.118.205.3067.4713.281.782.0743.8025.93
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet8c34122396381041621043712471414218.263.308.389.69715428429.295.126.202.3145.5916.552.962.3339.6026.92
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet8c3512237046100182738761971423012.270.311.386.69714327398.315.116.170.3144.7717.843.741.7652.8627.00
1991Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl8c3649139429311120072612154.209.250.266.516375150.248.057.108.2214.6717.333.710.67139.0017.24
1992Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak25c3788234174961222101439013020.209.254.269.523639261.244.060.124.2395.3614.942.790.77117.0018.37
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter1325421246210611732786469544027861622413224121.252.300.367.66715462864585.275.115.184.0006.0613.442.221.8848.9826.96
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter5972042278513772025216174911581121520.251.286.345.6317051222170.262.094.145.0004.197.281.741.1581.6823.78
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter14243038102143350312864214120.237.286.305.59113120475.272.068.137.0005.8913.472.290.63143.3319.61
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1645691011582961669143639497400.278.357.434.79124751652.307.156.286.0009.6614.421.492.4535.5632.28
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter17864371158236353000000000.246.246.314.56020232643.242.068.068.0000.000.000.000.47214.3320.25
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter65234516663334000000000.282.282.372.6548712234.273.090.090.0000.000.000.001.2878.0018.18
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter48166172952010000000000.175.175.229.404387166.175.054.054.0000.000.000.000.000.0024.14
Oakland Athletics Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter72524382806129918472813224158312730201369.251.296.364.6608881642653.269.113.181.0005.9611.761.971.7751.8726.80
Detroit Tigers Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter4531353153360606341432013862331279242.266.314.395.7095341001467.298.129.197.0005.8615.882.712.3239.7927.78
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6519019398142523233611145.205.293.321.6146113216.232.116.232.00010.6516.671.571.8547.5033.33
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter49139429311120072612154.209.250.266.516375150.248.057.108.0004.6717.333.710.67139.0017.24
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter33926213108004911101.228.265.283.54826499.250.055.098.0004.049.092.250.000.0019.05
Average MLB - Per 162 games162515561302131157753475354315.252.300.367.66718935561.275.115.184.0006.0613.442.221.8848.9826.96
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625547513921575951254336110.251.286.345.63119133589.262.094.145.0004.197.281.741.1581.6823.78

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978West Haven Yankees EastAAnya23C65--33551107396386.9755.94-----26698.546.8
1978West Haven Yankees EastAAnya23SS1---2--221.0002.00------661.50.7
1978New York YankeesALMLBnya23C33--1511151167162.9704.91-11664.7133100.020.2
1979Tucson Toros PCLAAAtex24C38--1832474214207.9675.45-----65470.425.7
1979Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24OF46--865229391.9781.98------7462.228.4
1979Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24C22--80133-9693.9694.23-141156.047429.713.6
1979Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak243B7--114--15151.0002.14------749.54.3
1979Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24DH3---------------744.11.9
1980Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25C47--2681945291287.9866.11-141450.039251.129.0
1980Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25DH31---------------9233.719.1
1980Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25OF8--241--25251.0003.13------928.74.9
1981Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26C78--39145106446436.9785.59-353252.218492.971.6
1981Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26OF6--8---881.0001.33------847.15.5
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27C90--35050118411400.9734.44-383155.1510189.155.6
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27OF10--1411-1615.9381.50------1019.96.2
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak273B5--43--771.0001.40------1015.03.1
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28C80--31647106373363.9734.54-412166.159683.349.4
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28OF24--45-1-4645.9781.88------9625.014.8
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak283B2--1---111.0000.50------962.11.2
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28DH2---------------962.11.2
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29C108--4235477484477.9864.42-553561.1714077.166.7
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29OF45--711117372.9861.60------14032.127.8
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak293B2--11--221.0001.00------1401.41.2
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29SS1---------------1400.70.6
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30C112--48344109537527.9814.71-462862.2913881.269.1
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30OF35--4951-5554.9821.54------13825.421.6
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak303B13--718112625.9621.92------1389.48.0
1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31C63--25930104299289.9674.59-----66596.939.1
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet31C29--145921156154.9875.31-13572.213096.717.9
1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31OF2--1---111.0000.50------653.11.2
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet313B1----1-1---------303.30.6
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet32C67--3373845379375.9895.60-342260.759372.041.4
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet32OF24--261--27271.0001.13------9325.814.8
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet321B4--201-321211.0005.25------934.32.5
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet323B4--121-43.7500.75------934.32.5
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet32SS2---1--111.0000.50------932.21.2
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet322B1---------------931.10.6
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet33C75--3572463387381.9845.08-301271.428687.246.3
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet33OF9--4---441.0000.44------8610.55.6
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet34C117--58266910657648.9865.54-784265.0212295.972.2
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet343B4--121-43.7500.75------1223.32.5
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet34OF3--1---111.0000.33------1222.51.9
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet34DH1---------------1220.80.6
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet35C117--58554137652639.9805.46-843371.8812295.972.2
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet35OF3--2---221.0000.67------1222.51.9
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet35DH2---------------1221.61.2
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet35SS1--1---111.0001.00------1220.80.6
1991Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl36C45--1923321227225.9915.00-441871.064991.827.8
1992Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak37C61--2152613242241.9963.95-----18869.342.7
1992Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak37OF19--2811-3029.9671.53------8821.613.3
1992Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak373B8--46-110101.0001.25------889.15.6
1992Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak371B1--631-109.9009.00------881.10.7
MLB Totals for C - 14 season(s)-   C1083--49195371067355625456.9815.04-53731063.46510830.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 12 season(s)-   OF215--3311463351345.9831.60------2150.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH39---------------390.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 8 season(s)-   3B38--1640416056.9331.47------380.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B4--201-321211.0005.25------40.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 3 season(s)-   SS4--11--221.0000.50------40.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C99--3985087456448.9824.53-----7990.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF19--2811-3029.9671.53------190.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B8--46-110101.0001.25------80.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--631-109.9009.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C65--33551107396386.9755.94-----2650.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS1---2--221.0002.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978West Haven Yankees EastAAnya23-65--1------
1978New York YankeesALMLBnya23-33---------
1979Tucson Toros PCLAAAtex24-38---------
1979Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24-22---7---463
1980Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25-47-------831
1981Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26-78-------6-
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27-90---5---10-
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28-80---2---242
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29-108--12---45-
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30-112---13---35-
1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31-63-------2-
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet31-29---1-----
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet32-674124---24-
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet33-75-------9-
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet34-117---4---31
1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet35-117--1----32
1991Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl36-45---------
1992Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak37-611--8---19-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1981Oakland AthleticsDiv SeriesMLB2628000000000100000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00
1981Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB2636120000000100000.333.333.333.666206.400.000.0000.0016.670.000.000.000.00
1987Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB3237120012000000000.286.286.7141.000517.167.428.4290.000.000.0014.297.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs28000000000100000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs613240012000100000.308.308.538.8467113.273.230.2310.007.690.007.6913.0025.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1996Birmingham BaronsSouAAMinorcha41Manager1397465.5327.04 
1997Winston-Salem WarthogsCaroA+Minorcha42Manager1406377.45024.04 
* 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
1991-01-22ContractSigned as Free Agent by Braves. 
1990-12-07Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1987-12-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1987-11-09Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1986-08-10TradeTraded by Cardinals to Tigers for Mike Laga and Ken Hill. 
1985-12-10TradeTraded by Athletics with Tim Conroy to Cardinals for Joaquin Andujar. 
1979-06-15TradeTraded by Rangers with Dave Chalk and Cash to Athletics for John Henry Johnson. 
1978-11-10TradeTraded by Yankees with Dave Rajsich, Larry McCall, Sparky Lyle, Domingo Ramos and Cash to Rangers for Greg Jemison, Paul Mirabella, Mike Griffin, Juan Beniquez and Dave Righetti. 
* 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
1985Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll30425,000-2561158++370,78060,000425,000
1986Detroit TigersTeam Payroll31533,333-2241469++386,34760,000958,333
1986St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll31533,333-224569++386,34760,000958,333
1987Detroit TigersTeam Payroll32650,000-157978++344,90660,0001,608,333
1988Detroit TigersTeam Payroll33400,000-2591363++392,10762,5002,008,333
1989Detroit TigersTeam Payroll34425,000-2811466429,80262,5002,433,333
1990Detroit TigersTeam Payroll35600,000-2631463++515,727100,0003,033,333
1991Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll36950,000-215770++742,231100,0003,983,333
* 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