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Steve KieferTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1981-1990 MLB Years: 1984-1989
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Rated Prospect

Positions3B-514, SS-461, 2B-70, 1B-19, DH-5Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameSteven George Kiefer
Height6-1Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 18,1960 [57.337]PlaceChicago,Illinois
High SchoolGarden Grove (Garden Grove,CA)
CollegeFullerton College (Fullerton,CA), Cerritos College (Norwalk,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Oakland Athletics [Team Picks] in the 1st round (16th overall) of the 1981 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1984-OAK-#1 ... 1985-OAK-#8
MLB DebutSeptember 3,1984 [23.320]
OrganizationsOAK [5] MIL [3] NYA [1] NYN [1] PIT [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID13724Retrosheet IDkiefs001MLBAM ID117040
RelationshipsFather of Cory Kiefer, Brother of Mark Kiefer
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed59Power84Contact24XBH85RBIs73Runs85Hitting47Durability51Team.519Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1981Medford A'sNwstA-oak-ss2055192384775422146244722200.245.332.396.7287616222.301.151.318.33410.8121.171.961.8048.0034.04
1982Madison MuskiesMidwAoak8ss211244157297241155836104410563520.234.313.405.71816840473.273.171.340.3219.3022.202.393.1727.6741.24
1983Albany/Colonie A'sEastAAoak-ss2212341568102181198125443111112520.246.315.431.74617938476.286.185.340.3319.0323.322.583.9921.8437.25
1984Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-ss231254556312218316541952211335100.268.306.426.73219437486.324.158.237.3274.5323.255.143.2928.4430.33
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28ss2323407712022121002100.175.209.300.50912345.226.125.200.2244.4422.225.000.000.0042.86
1985Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-3b24853314187252125322178011300.263.298.459.75715239353.310.196.248.3314.8222.664.713.4027.5844.83
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak283b244066813111100011802201.197.203.288.49119371.245.091.106.2141.4125.3518.001.4166.0023.08
1986Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAmil-3b25126426671142261569115448844830.268.336.453.78919343486.299.185.303.3459.0518.112.003.0928.4037.72
1986Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil30ss2526000000000400000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
1987Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAmil-3b2690361901192143195112376320430.330.391.6681.05924156404.325.338.465.4419.1615.591.707.6711.6547.06
1987Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil303b2628991720405170072811203.202.257.394.651399110.221.192.263.2816.3625.454.004.5519.8045.00
1988Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAmil-3b-2b27792944763118104565277325200.214.283.408.69112029330.249.194.289.3098.1822.122.703.0329.4046.03
1988Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil303b-2b27710231011002310000.300.462.7001.1627213.333.400.600.50015.3823.081.507.6910.0066.67
1989Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-3b2880286487918673831237260300.276.340.455.79513031318.343.179.266.3567.2322.643.132.2040.8639.24
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya653b2858010000000500000.125.125.125.250108.333.000.000.1140.0062.500.000.000.000.00
1990Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-3b2984275306418183321247652210.233.304.393.69710827308.290.160.251.3147.7924.683.172.6034.3842.19
1990Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-3b-ss293511315286041620112900300.248.307.407.7144610127.289.159.274.3198.6622.832.643.1528.2535.71
1990Totals for AAA-AAA         11938845922411249413510552510.237.305.397.70215437435.290.160.258.3158.0524.143.002.7632.3340.22
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter10522934447373021126825504.192.234.341.5757817253.233.149.205.0004.7426.885.672.7732.7138.64
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter100635635799221883714156413141316857323438110.259.322.451.77316073663983.300.192.306.0007.9321.522.713.5425.2739.70
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter704254140167613930103403562120559423172670.266.323.466.78911842722812.306.200.294.0007.2921.122.903.6624.6740.24
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12341568102181198125443111112520.246.315.431.74617938476.286.185.340.0009.0323.322.583.9921.8437.25
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1244157297241155836104410563520.234.313.405.71816840473.273.171.340.0009.3022.202.393.1727.6741.24
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter55192384775422146244722200.245.332.396.7287616222.301.151.318.00010.8121.171.961.8048.0034.04
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter371151923506180093521203.200.266.400.6664611129.224.200.278.0006.9827.133.894.6519.1747.83
Oakland Athletics Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter631061520231122132804301.189.205.292.497316116.238.103.142.0002.5924.149.330.86106.0030.00
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter58010000000500000.125.125.125.250108.333.000.000.0000.0062.500.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16235352681151146321910538806.192.234.341.57512026390.233.149.205.0004.7426.885.672.7732.7138.64
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625749314830623912175113855620.259.322.451.77325959641.300.192.306.0007.9321.522.713.5425.2739.70

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1981Medford A's NwstA-oak20SS49--671691731253236.9334.82------5589.170.0
1981Medford A's NwstA-oak203B2--16--771.0003.50------553.62.9
1982Madison Muskies MidwAoak21SS122--1733954469612568.9284.66------12498.487.8
1983Albany/Colonie A's EastAAoak22SS115--1823023655520484.9314.21------12393.584.6
1983Albany/Colonie A's EastAAoak223B6--4421108.8001.33------1234.94.4
1984Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak23SS105--1752813553491456.9294.34------12584.075.0
1984Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak233B25--1447366461.9532.44------12520.017.9
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23SS17--1433555247.9042.76------2373.910.5
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23DH3---------------2313.01.9
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak233B2--12--331.0001.50------238.71.2
1985Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak243B56--3889512132127.9622.27------8565.939.4
1985Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak24SS28--4282822132124.9394.43------8532.919.7
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak243B34--1537755952.8811.53------4085.021.0
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24DH2---------------405.01.2
1986Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAmil253B79--421431911204185.9072.34------12662.757.2
1986Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAmil252B39--71105315179176.9834.51------12631.028.3
1986Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAmil25SS10--1018253028.9332.80------1267.97.2
1986Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil25SS2--78-215151.0007.50------2100.01.2
1987Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil263B77--601611511236221.9362.87------9085.655.0
1987Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil263B26--1542235957.9662.19------2892.916.0
1987Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil262B4--18-1991.0002.25------2814.32.5
1988Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil273B43--3368105111101.9102.35------7954.430.5
1988Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil272B23--5369516127122.9615.30------7929.116.3
1988Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil271B2--7---771.0003.50------792.51.4
1988Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil273B4---11-21.5000.25------757.12.5
1988Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil272B4--47-211111.0002.75------757.12.5
1989Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya283B75--531311710201184.9152.45------8093.851.4
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya283B5--11--221.0000.40------5100.03.1
1990Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit293B60--401261011176166.9432.77------8471.440.8
1990Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn293B20--2039586459.9222.95------3557.113.7
1990Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit291B17--1141328129127.9847.47------8420.211.6
1990Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn29SS13--2641286967.9715.15------3537.18.9
MLB Totals for 3B - 5 season(s)-   3B71--3283108125115.9201.62------710.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS19--2141576762.9253.26------190.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B8--515-320201.0002.50------80.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH5---------------50.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 7 season(s)-   3B435--300804847411881104.9292.54------4350.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 4 season(s)-   SS156--2534224788722675.9354.33------1560.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B62--124174831306298.9744.81------620.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B19--1211328136134.9857.05------190.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS115--1823023655520484.9314.21------1150.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B6--4421108.8001.33------60.00.0
A Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS122--1733954469612568.9284.66------1220.00.0
A- Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS49--671691731253236.9334.82------490.00.0
A- Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B2--16--771.0003.50------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1981Medford A's NwstA-oak20----492-----
1982Madison Muskies MidwAoak21----122------
1983Albany/Colonie A's EastAAoak22----1156-----
1984Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak23----10525-----
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23----172----3
1985Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak24----2856-----
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24-----34----2
1986Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAmil25---391079-----
1986Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil25----2------
1987Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil26-----77-----
1987Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil26---4-26-----
1988Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAmil27--223-43-----
1988Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil27---4-4-----
1989Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya28-----75-----
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya28-----5-----
1990Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit29--17--60-----
1990Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn29----1320-----

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1989-11-17ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1989-10-04Released by Yankees. 
1988-11-26ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1988-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1986-03-30TradeTraded by Athletics with Charlie O'Brien, Pete Kendrick and Mike Fulmer to Brewers for Moose Haas. 
* 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 Payroll2460,000-51628-370,78060,00060,000
1986Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll2560,000-61434-386,34760,000120,000
1987Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll2660,000-59529-344,90660,000180,000
1988Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll2762,500-60430-392,10762,500242,500
1989New York YankeesTeam Payroll2895,000-5082137429,80262,500337,500
* 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