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Dave HendersonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1977-1994 MLB Years: 1981-1994
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Drafted
1st Round Draft Pick
World Series Champion

PositionsOF-1817, DH-99, 2B-1Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDavid Lee Henderson
Height6-2Weight220BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 21,1958PlaceMerced,California
Death DateDecember 27,2015 [57.159]
High SchoolDos Palos (Dos Palos,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Seattle Mariners [Team Picks] in the 1st round (26th overall) of the 1977 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsBob HarrisonTom Laspina
MLB DebutApril 9,1981 [22.262]
OrganizationsSEA [10] OAK [6] BOS [2] KCA [1] SFN [1] Awards3Awards Voting2-29
TBC Player ID12657Retrosheet IDhendd001MLBAM ID115744
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed52Power82Contact30XBH80RBIs73Runs63Hitting58Durability67Team.495Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1977Bellingham MarinersNwstA-sea-18652514779142166352337850100.315.403.578.98114532290.399.263.406.42711.3826.902.365.5215.6940.51
1978Stockton MarinersCalifA+sea-of1911740948951647631176210041500.232.335.342.67714027481.287.110.271.31612.8920.791.611.4658.4328.42
1979San Jose MissionsCalifA+sea-of2013650710315223327991945611540600.300.370.517.88726253573.337.217.357.3909.7720.072.054.7118.7834.87
1980Spokane IndiansPCLAAAsea-of2110934148952617501610496201300.279.366.422.78814434394.320.143.305.35812.4415.741.271.7848.7135.79
1981Spokane IndiansPCLAAAsea-of22802724776231125032475641720.279.385.504.88913736331.303.225.401.39714.2016.921.193.6322.6747.37
1981Seattle MarinersALMLBsea42of225912617213061321162411114.167.264.333.597429145.155.166.302.27711.0316.551.504.1421.0042.86
1982Seattle MarinersALMLBsea42of231043244782171144825366701125.253.327.441.76814332362.279.188.290.3429.9418.511.863.8723.1439.02
1983Seattle MarinersALMLBsea42of2413748450130245175593289312635.269.306.444.75021546521.297.175.246.3295.3717.853.323.2628.4735.38
1984Seattle MarinersALMLBsea42of251123504298230144355195622104.280.320.466.78616337374.299.186.240.3505.0814.972.953.7425.0037.76
1985Seattle MarinersALMLBsea42of261395027012128214686148104312211.241.310.388.69819544556.277.147.253.3128.6318.712.172.5235.8636.36
1986Seattle MarinersALMLBsea42of271033375193194144413379521145.276.350.481.83116237378.345.205.309.3639.7925.132.573.7024.0739.78
1986Boston Red SoxALMLBbos40of27365181030131021501001.196.226.314.54016454.257.118.176.2413.7027.787.501.8551.0040.00
1986Totals for AL-AL         139388591032241547233911022146.265.335.459.79417841432.333.194.291.3489.0325.462.823.4725.8739.81
1987Boston Red SoxALMLBbos42of2875184304310082511224801203.234.313.418.7317718209.269.184.304.32010.5322.972.183.8323.0041.86
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn41of281521252001208500000.238.448.333.7817229.313.095.571.37427.5917.240.630.000.0040.00
1987Totals for MLB-MLB         90205324812082631305301203.234.329.410.7398420238.274.176.332.32712.6122.271.773.3625.6341.67
1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak42of291465071001543812494244792457114.304.363.525.88826663570.327.221.310.3918.2516.141.964.2121.1340.91
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak42of301525797714524315808554131316113.250.315.380.69522042643.296.130.228.3168.4020.372.432.3338.6028.97
1990Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak42of31127450651222802063314010511215.271.331.467.79821048494.312.196.289.3558.1021.262.634.0522.5039.34
1991Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak42of32150572861583302585665811341239.276.346.465.81126658637.305.189.290.3619.1117.741.953.9222.8836.71
1992Modesto A'sCalifA+oak-of33313341012000300000.308.308.615.9238213.333.307.308.4090.0023.080.007.6913.0050.00
1992Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-of33311020001000300000.182.182.182.3642011.250.000.000.1660.0027.270.000.000.000.00
1992Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         624361013000600000.250.250.417.66710224.294.167.167.2970.0025.000.004.1724.0033.33
1992Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak42of3320631910020021600000.143.169.159.32810165.191.016.048.1543.0824.628.000.000.0011.11
1993Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-of34311121002000200100.182.167.273.4403112.200.091.091.1820.0016.670.000.000.0050.00
1993Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak42of3410738237841902053033211300801.220.275.427.70216339422.249.207.283.3067.5826.783.534.7419.1046.43
1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca42of3556198274914153120162811213.247.304.404.7088020218.263.157.247.3087.3412.841.752.2939.6040.82
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter15385130710132428617197708503846511052219411983.258.320.436.75622355005677.291.178.271.0008.1919.462.383.4726.0437.76
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter5161815297505104117033054252474191732320.278.366.463.8298411852105.322.185.337.00011.7319.901.703.3325.9336.63
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1956359617550219103191296123421120.276.369.450.81928671748.310.174.337.00012.8316.441.282.5433.4240.57
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter256929154251407351643011118218811100.270.354.441.795410821067.314.171.319.00011.0620.431.853.2826.5432.67
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter652514779142166352337850100.315.403.578.98114532290.399.263.406.00011.3826.902.365.5215.6940.51
Oakland Athletics Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter70225533666721434104377191923357012825642.263.325.445.77011352512831.298.182.273.0008.2320.132.453.6724.5537.35
Seattle Mariners Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter65421232775451141279271251818443998121234.257.317.433.7509202052336.288.176.267.0007.8818.792.393.3826.8737.61
Boston Red Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter111235385313092821246302204.226.295.396.6919322263.267.170.277.0009.1323.952.633.4226.1141.51
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter56198274914153120162811213.247.304.404.7088020218.263.157.247.0007.3412.841.752.2939.6040.82
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1521252001208500000.238.448.333.7817229.313.095.571.00027.5917.240.630.000.0040.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162540751393022175544911622429.258.320.436.75623553598.291.178.271.0008.1919.462.383.4726.0437.76
Average Minor - Per 162 games16257093159333221041787813251710.278.366.463.82926458661.322.185.337.00011.7319.901.703.3325.9336.63

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Stockton Mariners CalifA+sea19OF115--20412143230216.9391.88------11798.382.1
1979San Jose Missions CalifA+sea20OF132--2641843286282.9862.14------13697.194.3
1980Spokane Indians PCLAAAsea21OF107--25897-274267.9742.50------10998.276.4
1981Spokane Indians PCLAAAsea22OF67--14673-156153.9812.28------8083.847.9
1981Seattle MarinersALMLBsea22OF58--1054-11091091.0001.88------5998.353.2
1982Seattle MarinersALMLBsea23OF101--2491144264260.9852.57------10497.162.3
1983Seattle MarinersALMLBsea24OF133--3041764327321.9822.41------13797.182.1
1983Seattle MarinersALMLBsea24DH3---------------1372.21.9
1984Seattle MarinersALMLBsea25OF97--2421135256253.9882.61------11286.659.9
1984Seattle MarinersALMLBsea25DH10---------------1128.96.2
1985Seattle MarinersALMLBsea26OF138--335853348343.9862.49------13999.385.2
1986Seattle MarinersALMLBsea27OF80--182941195191.9792.39------10377.749.4
1986Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27OF32--4921-5251.9811.59------3688.919.9
1986Seattle MarinersALMLBsea27DH22---------------10321.413.6
1987Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28OF64--114-5-119114.9581.78------7585.339.5
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28OF9--101--11111.0001.22------1560.05.6
1987Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28DH1---------------751.30.6
1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29OF143--382572394387.9822.71------14697.988.3
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30OF149--385591399390.9772.62------15298.092.0
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30DH2---------------1521.31.2
1990Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31OF116--319541328324.9882.79------12791.371.6
1990Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31DH6---------------1274.73.7
1991Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32OF140--3621012373372.9972.66------15093.386.4
1991Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32DH7---------------1504.74.3
1991Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak322B1---------------1500.70.6
1992Modesto A's CalifA+oak33OF3--4---441.0001.33------3100.04.4
1992Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak33OF2--2---221.0001.00------366.71.4
1992Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak33OF12--19-1-2019.9501.58------2060.07.4
1992Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak33DH4---------------2020.02.5
1993Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak34OF3--7---771.0002.33------3100.02.1
1993Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak34OF76--205724214212.9912.79------10771.046.9
1993Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak34DH28---------------10726.217.3
1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca35OF40--7243-7976.9621.90------5671.434.8
1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca35DH16---------------5628.613.9
MLB Totals for OF - 14 season(s)-   OF1388--333499552834883433.9842.47------13880.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 10 season(s)-   DH99---------------990.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF179--4131610-439429.9772.40------1790.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF250--47230186520502.9652.01------2500.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Stockton Mariners CalifA+sea19---------115-
1979San Jose Missions CalifA+sea20---------132-
1980Spokane Indians PCLAAAsea21---------107-
1981Spokane Indians PCLAAAsea22---------67-
1981Seattle MarinersALMLBsea22---------58-
1982Seattle MarinersALMLBsea23---------101-
1983Seattle MarinersALMLBsea24---------1333
1984Seattle MarinersALMLBsea25---------9710
1985Seattle MarinersALMLBsea26---------138-
1986Seattle MarinersALMLBsea27---------8022
1986Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27---------32-
1987Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28---------641
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28---------9-
1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29---------143-
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30---------1492
1990Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31---------1166
1991Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32---1-----1407
1992Modesto A's CalifA+oak33---------3-
1992Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak33---------2-
1992Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak33---------124
1993Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak34---------3-
1993Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak34---------7628
1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca35---------4016

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1986Boston Red SoxChamp. SeriesMLB2759310014002200000.111.273.444.7174111.000.333.55618.1818.181.009.099.00100.00
1986Boston Red SoxWorld SeriesMLB277256101125002600000.400.444.7601.20419427.471.360.4407.4122.223.007.4112.5040.00
1988Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB29416261014001700000.375.412.6251.03710217.625.250.3135.8841.187.005.8816.0033.33
1988Oakland AthleticsWorld SeriesMLB29520162001002700000.300.364.400.7648222.462.100.2009.0931.823.500.000.0033.33
1989Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB30519453011002500000.263.333.579.91211421.308.316.4219.5223.812.504.7619.0080.00
1989Oakland AthleticsWorld SeriesMLB30413642024004300000.308.471.9231.39412417.250.615.92323.5317.650.7511.766.50100.00
1990Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB3126010001100200000.167.167.167.334106.250.000.1670.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1990Oakland AthleticsWorld SeriesMLB31413231000001300000.231.286.308.5944114.300.077.1547.1421.433.000.000.0033.33
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 4 yrs1650913403101051600000.260.327.520.84726755.323.260.3809.0929.093.205.4516.6753.85
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 4 yrs20711523614100091900000.324.400.6061.006431180.396.282.40811.2523.752.115.0017.7547.83

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1997Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea38Broadcaster1629072.556--1Lou PiniellaLost in 1st Round (Orioles)
1998Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea39Broadcaster1617685.47211.53Lou Piniella
1999Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou40Scout1629765.599--1Larry DierkerLost in 1st Round (Braves)
1999Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea40Broadcaster1627983.48816.02Lou Piniella
2000Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea41Broadcaster1629171.5620.52Lou PiniellaLost ALCS (Yankees)
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou41Scout1627290.44423.04Larry Dierker
2001Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea42Broadcaster16211646.716--1Lou PiniellaLost ALCS (Yankees)
2002Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea43Broadcaster1629369.57410.03Lou Piniella-
2003Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea44Broadcaster1629369.5743.02Bob Melvin-
2004Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea45Broadcaster1626399.38929.04Bob Melvin-
2005Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea46Broadcaster1626993.42626.04Mike Hargrove-
2006Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea47Broadcaster1627884.48115.04Mike Hargrove
* 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 [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1986American League Player of the Week (June 9-June 15)1
1991AL Player of the Month (April) ... American League Player of the Week (April 15-April 21)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1994-10-18Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-01-27ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
1993-10-29Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1990-12-11ContractSigned as Free Agent by Athletics. 
1990-12-07Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-12-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Athletics. 
1988-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1987-12-21ContractSigned as Free Agent by Athletics. 
1987-11-09Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1987-09-01TradeTraded by Red Sox to Giants for Randy Kutcher. 
1986-08-19TradeTraded by Mariners with Spike Owen to Red Sox for John Christensen, Mike Trujillo, Mike Brown, Rey Quinones and Cash. 
* 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
1985Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll26310,000-327646370,78060,000310,000
1986Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll27412,000-2791461++386,34760,000722,000
1986Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll27412,000-279561++386,34760,000722,000
1987San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll28525,000-201872++344,90660,0001,247,000
1987Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll28525,000-2011072++344,90660,0001,247,000
1988Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll29225,000-3611549392,10762,5001,472,000
1989Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll30850,000-146982++429,80262,5002,322,000
1990Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll31850,000-1761175++515,727100,0003,172,000
1991Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll322,500,000-52793++742,231100,0005,672,000
1992Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll332,600,000-91989++962,245109,0008,272,000
1993Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll342,250,000-161982++968,431109,00010,522,000
1994Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll35750,000-2941468957,101109,00011,272,000
* 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