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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Michael Fredric Howard
Stat Years
1976-1984  [mlb] 1981-1983
Height/Weight
6-2 / 185
Bats/Throws
Both / Right
Positions
OF (439) ... SS (59) ... 1B (54) ... 2B (29) ... 3B (18) ... C (16)
Draft Position
OF-3B
Born Date/Place
High School
Sacramento Charter (Sacramento,CA)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in Round #6 (#139 overall) of the 1976 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1981-09-12 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.163)
Service Time
Organizations
NYN [5] LAN [2] PIT [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 13037 ... retro id: howam101 ... mlbam id: 116212
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1976BellinghamNwstA-----18of---150119172332017000000000.193.193.252.445119305.000.059.0000.000.000.000.00.0021.7
    1977Lethbridge DodgersPioRklan-19of---251170354483015115402410000.259.403.341.7442115811.353.082.30118.9611.370.600.00.0025.0
    1977Lodi DodgersCalifA+lan-19of---256000000001400000.000.143.000.143700.167.000.00014.2957.144.000.00.000.0
    1978Clinton DodgersMidwAlan-20ss-2b---3952945385152229227314965200.289.366.374.74033811019.241.085.3399.1714.501.58147.00.5922.4
    1979Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-21of-1b---413144743102133242319435020500.228.296.284.58049712718.201.056.2508.6510.061.16223.50.4017.6
    1980Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-223b---5135508911483089562419665553200.291.377.435.81258422147.283.144.31211.309.420.8356.41.5431.8
    1981Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-23of---6120418561162256332317488217360.278.351.397.74847716633.249.119.33010.0617.191.7169.71.2628.5
    1981New York MetsNLMLBnyn523ofL-S-E-P61424441003204600100.167.276.208.4842951.292.041.21113.7920.691.500.00.0025.0
    1982Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-24of---799332629512105331712583723180.286.394.428.82239614227.331.142.30914.659.340.6466.41.2628.4
    1982New York MetsNLMLBnyn524ofL-S-E-P73339570013206711100.179.298.256.55448101.282.077.18812.5014.581.1739.02.0814.3
    1983Gulf Coast Mets GCLRknyn-25c---815383123004404600000.316.381.395.77642153.289.079.3759.5214.291.500.00.0025.0
    1983Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-25of---8315240002002200000.267.353.267.6201740.133.000.30811.7611.761.000.00.000.0
    1983Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-25of---8652162642101430124294720200.194.293.306.5992496615.282.112.22811.6518.881.6254.01.6135.7
    1983New York MetsNLMLBnyn525ofL-S-E-P813010001000100000.333.333.333.666310.000.000.5000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    1984Hawaii IslandersPCLAAApit-26of---95812911289111580171403130.217.306.326.6321504211.302.109.23511.339.330.82129.00.6739.3
    MLB Totals (3 yrs)4866912101740101411200.182.291.242.53380162.273.060.20812.5017.501.4066.01.2516.7
    National League Totals (3 yrs)4866912101740101411200.182.291.242.53380162.273.060.20812.5017.501.4066.01.2516.7
    Minor League Totals8272692399699125352927615273339370192116170.260.345.364.7093087981189.260.104.29010.9811.991.0992.80.9427.0
    Minor: Rk Totals662083856113019155443010000.269.399.351.7502537314.341.082.31517.3911.860.680.00.0025.0
    Minor: A- Totals50119172332017000000000.193.193.252.445119305.059.059.1930.000.000.000.00.0021.7
    Minor: A Totals952945385152229227314965200.289.366.374.74033811019.241.085.3399.1714.501.58147.00.5922.4
    Minor: A+ Totals56000000001400000.000.143.000.143700.167.000.00014.2957.144.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals269970136254431111100552811110773700.262.340.363.703109835265.243.101.28310.119.740.9688.21.0025.6
    Minor: AAA Totals342109515528153171611160331521805137170.257.348.380.728127241686.287.123.29211.9514.151.1868.41.2630.6
    New York Mets Totals (3 yrs)4866912101740101411200.182.291.242.53380162.273.060.20812.5017.501.4066.01.2516.7
    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 Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1983Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-251---0154.0010000101.03661220015.0027.009.0018.0018.0054.001.00.000
    1983Minor Totals: NYNbyYearAA----251---0154.0010000101.03661220015.0027.009.0018.0018.0054.001.00.000
    1984Hawaii IslandersPCLAAApit-262---0018.0010001101.02221000002.0018.009.000.000.0018.000.00.000
    1984Minor Totals: PITbyYearAAA----261---0018.0010001101.02221000002.0018.009.000.000.0018.002.00.000
    Minor League Totals0136.0020001202.05882220013.5022.509.009.009.0036.001.00.000
    Minor: AA Totals0154.0010000101.03661220015.0027.009.0018.0018.0054.001.00.000
    Minor: AAA Totals0018.0010001101.02221000002.0018.009.000.000.0018.002.00.000
    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 Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1978Clinton DodgersMidwA202B2400.05460811122114.9344.800.0017.625.33
    1978Clinton DodgersMidwA203B800.089121817.9442.100.005.98.43
    1978Clinton DodgersMidwA20SS4100.073881424175161.9203.900.0030.143.22
    1978Clinton DodgersMidwA20OF2100.0322203634.9441.600.0015.422.17
    1979Jackson MetsTexAA211B5100.041819734444437.9848.600.0037.838.91
    1979Jackson MetsTexAA212B100.02600881.0008.000.000.70.84
    1979Jackson MetsTexAA21SS1000.01222213634.9443.400.007.47.63
    1979Jackson MetsTexAA21OF7200.01348011421421.0002.000.0053.355.03
    1980Jackson MetsTexAA223B100.0041054.8004.000.000.70.74
    1981Tidewater TidesILAAA233B300.01100221.0000.700.002.22.56
    1981Tidewater TidesILAAA23OF11400.02591231274271.9892.400.0082.695.01
    1981New York MetsNLMLB23OF1400.0182102120.9521.400.0013.6100.07
    1982Tidewater TidesILAAA241B100.07102881.0008.000.000.71.07
    1982Tidewater TidesILAAA243B300.02201441.0001.300.002.23.05
    1982Tidewater TidesILAAA24SS500.01200331.0000.600.003.65.14
    1982Tidewater TidesILAAA24OF9300.01591032172169.9831.800.0067.993.93
    1982New York MetsNLMLB242B300.05401991.0003.000.001.99.16
    1982New York MetsNLMLB24OF2200.02720029291.0001.300.0013.666.77
    1983Gulf Coast Mets GCLRk25C1400.06713218280.9765.700.0023.793.33
    1983Jackson MetsTexAA253B100.00101111.0001.000.000.733.36
    1983Jackson MetsTexAA25SS100.00100111.0001.000.000.733.35
    1983Jackson MetsTexAA25OF300.0910010101.0003.300.002.2100.010
    1983Tidewater TidesILAAA25C200.05100661.0003.000.001.43.14
    1983Tidewater TidesILAAA251B100.01000111.0001.000.000.71.56
    1983Tidewater TidesILAAA252B100.02201441.0004.000.000.71.55
    1983Tidewater TidesILAAA25SS200.0113052.4001.000.001.43.15
    1983Tidewater TidesILAAA25OF5600.01002011021021.0001.800.0040.386.24
    1983New York MetsNLMLB25OF100.0000000.0000.000.000.6100.09
    1984Hawaii IslandersPCLAAA261B100.01000110101.00010.000.000.71.78
    1984Hawaii IslandersPCLAAA263B200.01700881.0004.000.001.43.44
    1984Hawaii IslandersPCLAAA26OF4300.0583226361.9681.400.0030.774.14
    MLB Totals - (2B)3005401991.0003.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)3700454105049.9801.300.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (C)2005100661.0003.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)3001810319191.0006.300.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (2B)1002201441.0004.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)8004100114141.0001.800.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (SS)700233085.6250.700.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)306005762786611603.9872.000.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (1B)510041819734444437.9848.600.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (2B)1002600881.0008.000.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (3B)200051165.8332.500.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (SS)11001223213735.9463.200.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (OF)75001439011521521.0002.000.000.00.00
    A Totals - (2B)24005460811122114.9344.800.000.00.00
    A Totals - (3B)80089121817.9442.100.000.00.00
    A Totals - (SS)410073881424175161.9203.900.000.00.00
    A Totals - (OF)2100322203634.9441.600.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (C)14006713218280.9765.700.000.00.00
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    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
    1978Minor---24841---21-
    1979Minor--511-10---72-
    1980Minor----1------
    1981MLB---------14-
    1981Minor----3----114-
    1982MLB---3-----22-
    1982Minor--1-35---93-
    1983MLB---------1-
    1983Minor-161113---59-
    1984Minor--1-2----43-
    Totals-1654291859---439-