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Harold BainesHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1977-2001 MLB Years: 1980-2001
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1st Round Draft Pick
World Series Champion

PositionsDH-1652, OF-1181, SS-121, 1B-10, RF-1Position when Drafted1B-OFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameHarold Dougleas Baines
Height6-2Weight195BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateMarch 15,1959 [58.345]PlaceSt. Michael's,Maryland
High SchoolSt. Michaels (Easton,MD)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago White Sox in the 1st round (1st overall) of the 1977 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$32,000Signing ScoutsBennie Huffman
MLB DebutApril 10,1980 [21.026]
OrganizationsCHA [17] BAL [7] OAK [3] TEX [2] CLE [1] Awards7Awards Voting4-117
TBC Player ID1269Retrosheet IDbainh001MLBAM ID110456
RelationshipsFather of Harold Baines
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed32Power74Contact63XBH62RBIs81Runs45Hitting78Durability76Team.513Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1977Appleton FoxesMidwAcha-1869222375811252920386211200.261.369.396.7658818264.338.135.315.34814.3923.481.631.8944.4031.03
1978Knoxville SoxSouAAcha-ss1913750270138166137232439123100.275.334.408.74220535551.313.133.221.3387.8016.522.122.3638.6225.36
1979Iowa OaksAmerAAAcha-of2012546687139258228757338000400.298.342.528.87024655503.318.230.296.3796.5615.902.424.3721.1839.57
1980Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3of21141491551252361349241965125715.255.281.405.68619942518.268.150.185.2993.6712.553.422.5137.7733.60
1981Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3of22822804280117104162124120246.286.318.482.80013528296.303.196.254.3544.0513.853.423.3828.0035.00
1982Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3of23161608891652982510510349950291012.271.321.469.79028562668.282.198.289.3427.3414.221.943.7424.3237.58
1983Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3of241565967616733220997549851361315.280.333.443.77626455655.296.163.248.3387.4812.981.733.0529.8032.93
1984Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3of251475697217328102994125475015912.304.361.541.90230867629.306.237.330.3928.5911.921.394.6119.6238.73
1985Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3of2616064086198293221131142891010823.309.348.467.81529954693.327.158.223.3556.0612.842.123.1729.0927.27
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3of27145570721692922188213889208914.296.338.465.80326552618.316.169.237.3486.1514.402.343.4027.1430.77
1987Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3dh28132505591482642093004682102212.293.352.479.83124250554.316.186.277.3608.3014.801.783.6125.2533.78
1988Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3dh2915859955166391138100671091071421.277.347.411.75824653674.316.134.245.3349.9416.171.631.9346.0831.93
1989Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3dh30963335510720113560160521031311.321.423.505.92816834397.347.184.360.40715.1113.100.873.2725.6231.78
1989Texas RangersALMLBtex13dh305017218499031602132700104.285.333.390.7236712186.322.105.169.3296.9914.522.081.6157.3324.49
1989Totals for AL-AL         1465057315629116720373791041315.309.395.465.86023546583.338.156.295.38212.5213.551.082.7431.5629.49
1990Texas RangersALMLBtex3dh3110332141931011344014763003913.290.377.449.82614424371.323.159.302.36412.6716.981.343.5024.6925.81
1990Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3dh31329411255032102201700414.266.381.415.796398118.282.149.340.35716.9514.410.852.5431.3332.00
1990Totals for AL-AL         1354155211815116650367800071017.284.378.441.81918332489.313.157.311.36313.7016.361.193.2725.9427.12
1991Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3dh321414887614425120900172671052212.295.383.473.85623146566.305.178.324.37112.7211.840.933.5324.4031.94
1992Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3dh33140478581211801676135961006611.253.331.391.72218734543.258.138.257.32610.8711.231.032.9529.8828.10
1993Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal-3426000000001100000.000.143.000.143007.000.000.167.10214.2914.291.000.000.000.00
1993Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3dh34118416641302202078005752016914.313.390.510.90021242480.314.197.334.39011.8810.830.914.1720.8032.31
1994Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3dh35943264496121165400304910069.294.356.485.84115829357.307.191.282.3618.4013.731.634.4820.3830.21
1995Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3dh361273856011519124630270450041317.299.403.540.94320844459.284.241.418.40115.259.800.645.2316.0438.26
1996Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3dh37143495801542902295317362103720.311.399.503.90224951572.319.192.343.39112.7610.840.853.8522.5033.12
1997Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3dh389331840971801252014147002109.305.382.475.85715130361.326.170.296.36811.3613.021.153.3226.5030.93
1997Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal10,3dh384413415395041500141500113.291.356.418.774569149.302.127.231.3429.4010.071.072.6833.5023.08
1997Totals for AL-AL         1374525513623016670155620031112.301.375.458.83320739510.318.157.277.36110.7812.161.133.1428.2528.68
1998Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3dh391042934088170957003240102417.300.369.451.82013226328.321.151.259.3579.7612.201.252.7432.5629.55
1999Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3dh40107345571111612481124338002314.322.395.583.97820141390.305.261.383.41511.039.740.886.1514.3836.94
1999Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33dh4028855232012200111000002.271.354.329.68328396.297.058.188.31711.4610.420.911.0485.0013.04
1999Totals for AL-AL         1354306213418125103125448002316.312.387.533.92022944486.304.221.344.39611.119.880.895.1417.2032.84
2000Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3dh4172222245980103000293900166.266.349.437.7869718252.282.171.302.33711.5115.481.343.9722.2030.51
2000Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3dh41246121350190071100010.213.294.344.63821668.245.131.246.28110.2916.181.571.4761.0046.15
2000Totals for AL-AL         962832672130113900365000176.254.338.417.75511824320.274.163.290.32511.2515.631.393.4425.7333.33
2001Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha-4228000000000100000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3dh42328431110060081600202.131.202.143.34512194.157.012.107.1678.5117.022.000.000.009.09
MLB Totals - 22 Season(s)Filter283099081299286648849384162834341062144114999187298.289.356.465.821460492111092.303.176.283.0009.5712.991.363.4625.8032.14
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter335120419433552164018810911523534700.278.341.448.7895391081333.315.170.266.0008.6317.632.043.0030.1032.24
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter12747487139258228757338100400.293.337.519.85624655511.312.226.291.0006.4615.852.454.3121.5539.57
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter13950870138166137232449223100.272.332.404.73620535558.309.132.220.0007.8916.492.092.3339.0825.36
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter69222375811252920386211200.261.369.396.7658818264.338.135.315.00014.3923.481.631.8944.4031.03
Chicago White Sox Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter16706149786177332044221981322156591811864107172.288.346.463.80928445856797.306.175.268.0008.3113.511.623.2527.8232.99
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter66621213046389931073781427527821164280.301.379.502.88110642092415.303.201.329.00011.3911.511.014.4319.8232.76
Oakland Athletics Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3131060145290481391871615114510152927.274.360.431.791457881227.282.157.295.00012.3111.820.963.1827.1830.34
Texas Rangers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter153493591421911660036090004917.288.363.428.79121136557.322.140.256.00010.7716.161.502.8730.8125.35
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter28855232012200111000002.271.354.329.68328396.297.058.188.00011.4610.420.911.0485.0013.04
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625677416428322932261821161117.289.356.465.82126453635.303.176.283.0009.5712.991.363.4625.8032.14
Average Minor - Per 162 games162582941622581991545611412300.278.341.448.78926152645.315.170.266.0008.6317.632.043.0030.1032.24

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Knoxville Sox SouAAcha191B10--745358279.9637.90------1377.36.9
1978Knoxville Sox SouAAcha19SS121--21717103244234.9591.93------13788.384.0
1979Iowa Oaks AmerAAAcha20OF121--22216114249238.9561.97------12596.889.0
1980Chicago White SoxALMLBcha21OF137--229691244235.9631.72------14197.285.6
1980Chicago White SoxALMLBcha21DH1---------------1410.70.6
1981Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22OF80--1201021132130.9851.63------8297.675.5
1981Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22DH1---------------821.20.9
1982Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23OF161--3261074343336.9802.09------161100.099.4
1983Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24OF155--3121093331322.9732.08------15699.495.7
1984Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25OF147--307861321315.9812.14------147100.090.7
1985Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26DH1---------------1600.60.6
1985Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26OF159--318822328326.9942.05------16099.498.1
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27DH3---------------1452.11.9
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27OF141--2951555315310.9842.20------14597.287.0
1987Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28OF8--13---13131.0001.63------1326.14.9
1987Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28DH117---------------13288.672.2
1988Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29DH147---------------15893.091.3
1988Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29OF9--1412-1715.8821.67------1585.75.6
1989Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30OF25--52-1-5352.9812.08------9626.015.5
1989Texas RangersALMLBtex30DH46---------------5092.028.4
1989Texas RangersALMLBtex30OF1--2-1-32.6672.00------502.00.6
1989Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30DH70---------------9672.943.5
1990Texas RangersALMLBtex31DH95---------------10392.258.6
1990Texas RangersALMLBtex31OF2--5-1-65.8332.50------1031.91.2
1990Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31DH30---------------3293.818.5
1991Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32OF12--1111-1312.9231.00------1418.57.4
1991Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32DH125---------------14188.777.2
1992Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak33DH116---------------14082.971.6
1992Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak33OF23--27-1-2827.9641.17------14016.414.2
1993Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal34DH116---------------11898.371.6
1994Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal35DH91---------------9496.881.3
1995Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal36DH122---------------12796.184.7
1996Chicago White SoxALMLBcha37DH141---------------14398.687.0
1997Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal38DH35---------------4479.521.6
1997Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal38RF1---------------442.30.6
1997Chicago White SoxALMLBcha38DH86---------------9392.553.4
1998Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal39DH80---------------10476.949.4
1999Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle40DH33---------------28117.920.4
1999Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal40DH96---------------10789.759.3
2000Chicago White SoxALMLBcha41DH16---------------2466.79.9
2000Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal41DH62---------------7286.138.3
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha42DH22---------------3268.813.6
MLB Totals for DH - 19 season(s)-   DH1652---------------16520.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 13 season(s)-   OF1060--203169471721472100.9781.98------10600.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF121--22216114249238.9561.97------1210.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS121--21717103244234.9591.93------1210.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B10--745358279.9637.90------100.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Knoxville Sox SouAAcha19--10-121------
1979Iowa Oaks AmerAAAcha20---------121-
1980Chicago White SoxALMLBcha21---------1371
1981Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22---------801
1982Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23---------161-
1983Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24---------155-
1984Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25---------147-
1985Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26---------1591
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27---------1413
1987Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28---------8117
1988Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29---------9147
1989Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30---------2570
1989Texas RangersALMLBtex30---------146
1990Texas RangersALMLBtex31---------295
1990Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31----------30
1991Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32---------12125
1992Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak33---------23116
1993Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal34----------116
1994Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal35----------91
1995Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal36----------122
1996Chicago White SoxALMLBcha37----------141
1997Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal38--------1-35
1997Chicago White SoxALMLBcha38----------86
1998Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal39----------80
1999Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle40----------33
1999Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal40----------96
2000Chicago White SoxALMLBcha41----------16
2000Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal41----------62
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha42----------22

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1983Chicago White SoxChamp. SeriesMLB24416020000001300000.125.176.125.3012017.154.000.0635.8817.653.000.000.000.00
1990Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB31414251003102100000.357.438.429.8676116.385.072.28612.506.250.500.000.0020.00
1990Oakland AthleticsWorld SeriesMLB3137110012001200000.143.250.571.821418.000.428.57112.5025.002.0012.507.00100.00
1992Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB336256112014000300000.440.440.6401.08016325.476.200.2000.0012.000.004.0025.0027.27
1997Baltimore OriolesDiv SeriesMLB3825220011001000000.400.5001.0001.500516.250.600.80016.670.000.0016.675.0050.00
1997Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB38617160013002100000.353.421.529.9509119.333.176.29410.535.260.505.2617.0016.67
1999Cleveland IndiansDiv SeriesMLB40414150014002100000.357.438.5711.0098116.333.214.35712.506.250.506.2514.0020.00
2000Chicago White SoxDiv SeriesMLB4124111000000100000.250.250.500.750214.333.250.2500.0025.000.000.000.00100.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 3 yrs823481025003200000.348.423.6521.07515326.316.304.43511.547.690.677.6911.5037.50
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 4 yrs207292430210105800000.333.377.458.83533577.355.125.2086.4910.391.602.6036.0020.83
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs37110012001200000.143.250.571.821418.000.428.57112.5025.002.0012.507.00100.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2004Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha45Bench Coach1628379.5129.02Ozzie Guillen-
2005Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha46Bench Coach1629963.611--1Ozzie GuillenWon World Series (Astros)
2006Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha47First Base Coach1629072.5566.03Ozzie Guillen
2007Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha48First Base Coach1627290.44424.04Ozzie Guillen
2008Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha49First Base Coach1638974.546--1Ozzie GuillenLost in 1st Round (Rays)
2009Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha50First Base Coach1627983.4887.54Ozzie Guillen
2010Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha51First Base Coach1628874.5436.02Ozzie Guillen
2011Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha52First Base Coach1627983.48816.03Don Cooper,Ozzie Guillen
2012Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha53First Base Coach1628577.5253.02Robin Ventura
2013Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha54Assistant Hitting Coach1626399.38930.05Robin Ventura
2014Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha55Assistant Hitting Coach1627389.45117.04Robin Ventura
2015Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha56Assistant Hitting Coach1627686.46919.04Robin Ventura
* 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 [7]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1982American League Player of the Week (July 5-July 11)1
1983American League Player of the Week (September 5-September 11)1
1984American League Player of the Week (August 6-August 12)1
1987Edgar Martinez Award (Outstanding MLB DH)1
1988Edgar Martinez Award (Outstanding MLB DH)1
1989AL Silver Slugger Award (DH)1
1991American League Player of the Week (June 3-June 9)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2001-11-06Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2001-09-04InjuredActivated from DL 
2001-06-14InjuredDisabled -- pulled right hip flexor 
2001-01-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
2000-11-03Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2000-07-29TradeTraded by Orioles with Charles Johnson to White Sox for Jason Lakman, Brook Fordyce, Juan Figueroa and Miguel Felix. 
1999-12-09ContractSigned as Free Agent by Orioles. 
1999-10-29Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1999-08-27TradeTraded by Orioles to Indians for Jimmy Hamilton and Juan Aracena. 
1997-12-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Orioles. 
1997-10-29Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1997-07-29TradeTraded by White Sox to Orioles for Juan Bautista. 
1997-01-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
1996-11-18Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1995-12-11ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
1995-11-06Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-12-23ContractSigned as Free Agent by Orioles. 
1994-10-20Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1993-12-02ContractSigned as Free Agent by Orioles. 
1993-11-01Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1993-01-14TradeTraded by Athletics to Orioles for Allen Plaster and Bobby Chouinard. 
1990-08-29TradeTraded by Rangers to Athletics for Scott Chiamparino and Joe Bitker. 
1989-07-29TradeTraded by White Sox with Fred Manrique to Rangers for Wilson Alvarez, Sammy Sosa and Scott Fletcher. 
* 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
1977Chicago White Sox-1832,000-------32,000Signing Bonus out of 1977 Draft (1st round - 1st overall)
1985Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll26675,000-129779++370,78060,000707,000
1986Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll27775,000-122983++386,34760,0001,482,000
1987Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll28950,000-65191++344,90660,0002,432,000
1988Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll291,000,000-62192++392,10762,5003,432,000
1989Texas RangersTeam Payroll301,204,281-76391++429,80262,5004,636,281
1989Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll301,204,281-76191++429,80262,5004,636,281
1990Texas RangersTeam Payroll311,143,539-120584++515,727100,0005,779,820
1990Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll311,143,539-120784++515,727100,0005,779,820
1991Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll321,358,333-1651177++742,231100,0007,138,153
1992Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll331,583,333-2041475++962,245109,0008,721,486
1993Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll341,200,000-237974++968,431109,0009,921,486
1994Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll351,925,000-1931079++957,101109,00011,846,486
1995Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll361,919,445-1661082++999,520109,00013,765,931
1996Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll371,875,000-1691182++957,870109,00015,640,931
1997Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll381,925,000-200978++1,182,177150,00017,565,931
1997Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll381,925,000-2001378++1,182,177150,00017,565,931
1998Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll391,275,000-28120691,276,192170,00018,840,931
1999Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll401,730,000-2791670++1,454,491200,00020,570,931
1999Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll401,730,000-2791470++1,454,491200,00020,570,931
2000Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll412,000,000-258771++1,394,248200,00022,570,931
2000Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll412,000,000-2581571++1,394,248200,00022,570,931
2001Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll421,000,000-40013561,897,758200,00023,570,931
* 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