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Steve HendersonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1974-1989 MLB Years: 1977-1988
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Drafted

PositionsOF-1049, DH-68, 1B-55Position when DraftedSS-3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameSteven Curtis Henderson
Height6-2Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 18,1952 [66.027]PlaceHouston,Texas
High SchoolYates (Houston,TX)
CollegePrairie View A&M University (Prairie View,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Cincinnati Reds [Team Picks] in the 5th round (119th overall) of the 1974 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutJune 16,1977 [24.210]
OrganizationsCIN [4] NYN [4] OAK [3] CHN [2] SEA [2] HOU [1] PIT [1] CHA [1] Awards1Awards Voting1-9
TBC Player ID12662Retrosheet IDhends001MLBAM ID115751
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Player Notes:   First player ever drafted out of Prairie View A&M University in 1974
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed57Power64Contact38XBH59RBIs63Runs44Hitting73Durability47Team.469Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1974BillingsPioRk-21722496072195844000000000.289.289.502.79112532249.266.213.213.3540.000.000.003.2131.1344.44
1975TampaFSLA+-2212341359115916054000000000.278.278.378.65615625413.278.100.099.2950.000.000.000.000.0021.74
1976Three RiversEastAA-231345069015824111761000000000.312.312.504.81625552506.288.192.192.3700.000.000.003.3629.7632.91
1977Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-246023335761267251910214110200.326.381.519.90012125257.369.193.322.3948.1715.951.952.7233.2932.89
1977New York MetsNLMLBnyn5of2499350671041661265634379104213.297.372.480.85216834398.350.183.314.37410.8019.851.843.0229.1732.69
1978New York MetsNLMLBnyn5of2515758783156309106513760109205324.266.333.399.73223449654.309.133.245.3319.1716.671.821.5358.7031.41
1979New York MetsNLMLBnyn5of269835042107168539135385841067.306.380.440.82015429393.355.134.266.3649.6714.761.531.2770.0027.10
1980New York MetsNLMLBnyn5of271435137514917885823126290333317.290.368.402.77020633584.337.112.253.34910.6215.411.451.3764.1322.15
1981Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28of288228732849553557426122477.293.382.411.79311819337.351.118.258.35812.4618.101.451.4857.4022.62
1982Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28of2992257236012422965226403134.233.293.335.6288618283.302.102.191.2817.7722.612.910.71128.5030.00
1983Seattle MarinersALMLBsea5of301214365012832310541014448201329.294.356.450.80619645484.340.156.248.3589.0916.941.862.0743.6035.16
1984Seattle MarinersALMLBsea5of-dh311093254285123103524386210046.262.341.409.75013325364.296.147.258.33710.4417.031.632.7532.5029.41
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak5of3285193255883331001834011010.301.358.420.7788114213.350.119.212.3488.4515.961.891.4164.3324.14
1986Buffalo BisonsAmerAAAcha-of337224037698153911374722320.288.383.392.7759414284.335.104.258.35113.0316.551.271.7648.0020.29
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak5of331126221003000500103.077.074.115.1893127.091.038.038.0810.0018.520.000.000.0050.00
1987Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-of3474255457712423335483812120.302.413.404.81710318307.347.102.282.36815.6412.380.790.65127.5023.38
1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24of34461141433703900121900017.289.357.430.7874910126.326.141.246.3459.5215.081.582.3838.0030.30
1988Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-of354213317378041841232700000.278.385.429.8145712156.324.151.346.37014.7417.311.172.5633.2532.43
1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou5of35424641020051171400011.217.321.261.58212253.313.044.196.27013.2126.422.000.000.0020.00
1989Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit91b36100319539521574541466250230.298.392.461.85314733372.349.163.317.38312.3716.671.351.8845.5734.74
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter108534844599761624968428795838667713112232108.280.352.413.76514402793916.329.133.250.0009.8617.291.751.7451.2428.59
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter67723483966991134850319311817521594870.298.348.451.79910582112544.310.153.233.0006.888.451.231.9746.9630.19
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3481180187354611625160311817521594870.300.392.442.8345221021376.347.142.302.00012.7215.631.231.8247.2028.81
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1345069015824111761000000000.312.312.504.81625552506.288.192.192.0000.000.000.003.3629.7632.91
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12341359115916054000000000.278.278.378.65615625413.278.100.099.0000.000.000.000.000.0021.74
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter722496072195844000000000.289.289.502.79112532249.266.213.213.0000.000.000.003.2131.1344.44
New York Mets Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter49718002675167931352275527203336104121461.287.360.423.7837621452029.334.136.265.00010.0016.561.661.7251.4328.10
Seattle Mariners Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter230761922134462089121882144113615.280.349.432.78132970848.322.152.252.0009.6716.981.762.3638.0532.86
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter174544551442197641112641252551011.265.341.375.71620437620.329.110.226.00010.3220.161.951.1377.7125.69
Oakland Athletics Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1423334193163643003058012120.279.337.399.73613325366.321.120.210.0008.2015.851.931.6455.5026.88
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter424641020051171400011.217.321.261.58212253.313.044.196.00013.2126.422.000.000.0020.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16252069146247106412958101223516.280.352.413.76521542585.329.133.250.0009.8617.291.751.7451.2428.59
Average Minor - Per 162 games162562951672711127674425121220.298.348.451.79925350609.310.153.233.0006.888.451.231.9746.9630.19

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1977New York MetsNLMLBnyn24OF97--189441197193.9801.99------9998.059.9
1978New York MetsNLMLBnyn25OF155--31518113344333.9682.15------15798.795.7
1979New York MetsNLMLBnyn26OF94--201623209207.9902.20------9895.958.0
1980New York MetsNLMLBnyn27OF136--299761312306.9812.25------14395.184.0
1981Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28OF77--152482164156.9512.03------8293.974.8
1982Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29OF70--12656-137131.9561.87------9276.143.2
1983Seattle MarinersALMLBsea30OF112--1821562203197.9701.76------12192.669.1
1983Seattle MarinersALMLBsea30DH6---------------1215.03.7
1984Seattle MarinersALMLBsea31OF53--8446-9488.9361.66------10948.632.7
1984Seattle MarinersALMLBsea31DH51---------------10946.831.5
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32OF58--7934-8682.9531.41------8568.235.8
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32DH1---------------851.20.6
1986Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcha33OF34--601216361.9681.79------7247.223.9
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak33OF7--8-2-108.8001.14------1163.64.3
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak33DH1---------------119.10.6
1987Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak34OF65--122421128126.9841.94------7487.845.5
1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak34OF31--33-2-3533.9431.06------4667.419.1
1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak34DH9---------------4619.65.6
1988Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou35OF36--611316562.9541.72------4285.725.2
1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35OF8--121--13131.0001.63------4219.04.9
1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou351B1--2---221.0002.00------422.40.6
1989Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit361B54--44527637478472.9878.74------10054.038.0
1989Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit36OF16--191--20201.0001.25------10016.011.3
MLB Totals for OF - 12 season(s)-   OF898--168067571218041747.9681.95------8980.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH68---------------680.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--2---221.0002.00------10.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF151--262773276269.9751.78------1510.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B54--44527637478472.9878.74------540.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1977New York MetsNLMLBnyn24---------97-
1978New York MetsNLMLBnyn25---------155-
1979New York MetsNLMLBnyn26---------94-
1980New York MetsNLMLBnyn27---------136-
1981Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28---------77-
1982Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29---------70-
1983Seattle MarinersALMLBsea30---------1126
1984Seattle MarinersALMLBsea31---------5351
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32---------581
1986Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcha33---------34-
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak33---------71
1987Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak34---------65-
1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak34---------319
1988Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou35---------36-
1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35--1------8-
1989Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit36--54------16-

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit40Roving Hitting Instructor1627587.46322.05Jim Leyland
1994Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou41Hitting Coach1156649.5740.52Terry Collins
1995Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou42Hitting Coach1447668.5289.02Terry Collins
1996Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou43Hitting Coach1628280.5066.02Terry Collins
1997Tampa Bay RaysMLBMLB-44Roving Hitting Instructor.000--None listed
1998Tampa Bay RaysALMLBMLBtba45Hitting Coach1626399.38951.05Larry Rothschild
2000Tampa Bay RaysALMLBMLBtba47Roving Hitting Instructor1616992.42918.05Larry Rothschild
2001Tampa Bay RaysALMLBMLBtba48Roving Hitting Instructor16262100.38334.05Larry Rothschild,Hal McRae
2002Tampa Bay RaysALMLBMLBtba49Roving Hitting Instructor16155106.34248.05Hal McRae-
2003Tampa Bay RaysALMLBMLBtba50Roving Hitting Instructor1626399.38938.05Lou Piniella-
2004Tampa Bay RaysALMLBMLBtba51Roving Hitting Instructor1617091.43530.54Lou Piniella-
2005Tampa Bay RaysALMLBMLBtba52Roving Hitting Instructor1626795.41428.05Lou Piniella-
2006Tampa Bay RaysALMLBMLBtba53Hitting Coach16261101.37736.05Joe Maddon
2007Tampa Bay RaysALMLBMLBtba54Hitting Coach1626696.40730.05Joe Maddon
2008Tampa Bay RaysALMLBMLBtba55Hitting Coach1629765.599--1Joe MaddonLost World Series (Philadelphia)
2009Tampa Bay RaysALMLBMLBtba56Hitting Coach1628478.51919.03Joe Maddon
2010Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi57Minor League Outfield/Baserunning Coordinator1629765.599--2Charlie ManuelLost in NLCS (Giants)
2013Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi60Hitting Coach1627389.45123.04Charlie Manuel,Ryne Sandberg
2014Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi61Hitting Coach1627389.45123.05Ryne Sandberg
2015Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi62Hitting Coach1626399.38927.05Ryne Sandberg
2016Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi63Hitting Coach1627191.43824.04Pete Mackanin
* 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 [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1977National League Player of the Week (July 25-July 31)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1988-10-03Released by Astros. 
1988-03-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
1987-11-09Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1987-04-17ContractSigned as Free Agent by Athletics. 
1986-09-02Released by White Sox. 
1986-06-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
1986-05-29Released by Athletics. 
1985-03-31ContractSigned as Free Agent by Athletics. 
1984-11-08Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1984-01-26ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mariners. 
1983-11-07Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1982-12-09TradeTraded by Cubs to Mariners for Rich Bordi. 
1981-02-28TradeTraded by Mets with Cash to Cubs for Dave Kingman. 
1977-06-15TradeTraded by Reds with Dan Norman, Doug Flynn and Pat Zachry to Mets for Tom Seaver. 
* 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 Payroll32150,000-4391726370,78060,000150,000
1986Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll33200,000-4071642386,34760,000350,000
1987Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll3475,000-4662433344,90660,000425,000
1988Houston AstrosTeam Payroll3562,500-60435-392,10762,500487,500
* 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