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Alan KnicelyHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1974-1987 MLB Years: 1979-1986
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PositionsC-482, 1B-285, SS-140, OF-51, 3B-5Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameAlan Lee Knicely
Height6-0Weight194BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 19,1955 [62.282]PlaceHarrisonburg,Virginia
High SchoolTurner Ashby (Bridgewater,VA)

DraftedSelected by the Houston Astros in the 3rd round (63rd overall) of the 1974 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutAugust 12,1979 [24.085]
OrganizationsHOU [8] CIN [3] PHI [1] SLN [1] TEX [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID13841Retrosheet IDknica001MLBAM ID117187
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed23Power69Contact43XBH61RBIs74Runs34Hitting59Durability41Team.507Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1974CovingtonAppRk--191541592106000000000.220.220.317.53713341.220.097.098.2410.000.000.000.000.0033.33
1975DubuqueMidwA--2027355111019000000000.314.314.429.74315235.294.115.114.3370.000.000.002.8635.0018.18
1976DubuqueMidwA--2177156234591420000000000.288.288.436.7246814156.270.148.147.3300.000.000.002.5639.0031.11
1977Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-2299277287310363512284914100.264.332.386.71810719311.300.122.220.3249.0015.761.751.9346.1726.03
1978Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-ss2314042751971321550305211238600.227.311.372.68315930496.268.145.274.31410.4822.582.153.0228.4730.93
1979Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-c2412042277122123337621617746100.289.383.566.94923948494.284.277.424.41612.3515.591.266.6812.7939.34
1979Houston AstrosNLMLBhou11c2476000000002300002.000.250.000.250008.000.000.333.17825.0037.501.500.000.000.00
1980Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-c25133468691491842210530617624400.318.396.515.91124144539.340.197.333.40611.3214.101.254.0821.2729.53
1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou112511000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1981Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-c2613849081150325189601737314630.306.393.502.89524655574.326.196.343.40212.7212.721.003.1427.2236.67
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou11c2637240022000100000.571.5711.4292.0001027.500.858.857.8960.0014.290.0028.573.5050.00
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou11c-of275913310252021201143011034.188.270.248.518334149.228.060.158.2379.4020.132.141.3466.5016.00
1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin4c28599811223021002162801035.224.333.316.649315115.294.092.235.29513.9124.351.751.7449.0022.73
1984Wichita AerosAmerAAAcin-1b2915257094190294331262454102501160.333.389.572.96132666640.352.239.330.4188.4415.941.895.1617.2734.74
1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin341b291029040005003600301.138.200.138.3384035.154.000.103.1648.5717.142.000.000.000.00
1985Portland BeaversPCLAAAphi-c-1b302177112220311108800100.286.349.429.77833586.284.143.260.3479.309.301.003.4925.6722.73
1985Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAcin-c3029109204510072900131300120.413.472.6971.1697617123.422.284.404.50110.5710.571.005.6915.5737.78
1985Totals for AAA-AAA         501863167120104010212100220.360.421.5861.00710922209.363.226.344.43710.0510.051.004.7818.6032.84
1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34c304815817409052600163411226.253.322.405.7276414178.289.152.253.3218.9919.102.132.8131.6035.00
1985Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi61b3077000000000400000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.0057.140.000.000.000.00
1985Totals for NL-NL         5516517409052600163811226.242.310.388.6986414185.282.146.242.3088.6520.542.382.7033.0035.00
1986Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-1b316723336668095202413910530.283.386.433.81910117280.300.150.318.36414.6413.930.953.2125.8925.76
1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln231b313482816301611172100101.195.330.268.598224100.246.073.280.28817.0021.001.241.0082.0025.00
1987Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-1b3284258397219184024324630320.279.361.453.81411728296.309.174.291.35510.8115.541.442.7032.2538.89
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter2285214811117012611468128236819.213.303.315.61816429600.256.102.226.00011.3321.331.882.0043.4226.13
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter110235635391051165241596551414423595202639160.295.369.489.85817413484071.313.194.312.00010.3914.621.413.9122.4133.11
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter62422053506941181410045981128235712831160.315.391.517.90811402322538.334.202.329.00011.1114.071.273.9422.0533.43
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter35911261562923585416163141238818800.259.344.448.792505971301.283.189.317.00010.8418.291.694.1520.8533.22
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1041912856101529000000000.293.293.435.7288316191.274.142.141.0000.000.000.002.6238.2028.57
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1541592106000000000.220.220.317.53713341.220.097.098.0000.000.000.000.000.0033.33
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1172852866120741023568125512.232.313.347.6609919328.274.115.232.00010.6720.731.942.1340.7128.79
Houston Astros Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter7014712292041401163511036.197.280.293.573436165.231.096.197.0009.7021.212.192.4236.7520.69
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3482816301611172100101.195.330.268.598224100.246.073.280.00017.0021.001.241.0082.0025.00
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter77000000000400000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.0057.140.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623703479120943134891124614.213.303.315.61811721426.256.102.226.00011.3321.331.882.0043.4226.13
Average Minor - Per 162 games16252479155244239622628734620.295.369.489.85825651598.313.194.312.00010.3914.621.413.9122.4133.11

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1974nullRk--Rel19733.4412012000081.0783531042530001.488.67--4.675.891.26.700-
1975nullA--Rel204103.61260260000122.01135949062870001.438.34--4.576.421.40.286-
1976nullA--Rel21733.95240240000107.01005847062870001.518.41--5.217.321.40.700-
1977Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-S/R22155.141459000242.0403224225251101.558.570.435.365.361.00.167-
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter19213.86765710002352.033118415121912521101.488.460.054.886.441.32.475-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter155.141459000242.0403224225251101.558.570.435.365.361.00.167-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter11133.77500500000229.02131179601241740001.478.37--4.876.841.40.458-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter733.4412012000081.0783531042530001.488.67--4.675.891.26.700-
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12133.86483450001220.02071159411191581101.488.460.054.886.441.32.480-

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Columbus Astros SouAAhou23SS140--26222103294284.9662.03------140100.097.9
1979Columbus Astros SouAAhou24C94--44651153512497.9715.29-----1612078.365.7
1979Houston AstrosNLMLBhou243B1---------------714.30.6
1979Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24C3--2---221.0000.67------742.91.9
1980Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou25C124--51193238627604.9634.87------13393.284.9
1981Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou26OF26--3653-4441.9321.58------13818.818.7
1981Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou26C120--51376123601589.9804.91-----1513887.086.3
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26OF1---------------333.30.9
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26C2--112--13131.0006.50------366.71.8
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou273B1---------------591.70.6
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27C23--1121532130127.9775.52-14766.725939.014.2
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27OF16--16-1-1716.9411.00------5927.19.9
1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28OF8--141-115151.0001.88------5913.64.9
1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28C31--10811-11191191.0003.84-20-100.035952.519.1
1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin281B2--21-1331.0001.50------593.41.2
1984Wichita Aeros AmerAAAcin293B3--23--551.0001.67------1522.01.9
1984Wichita Aeros AmerAAAcin291B123--95788188610631045.9838.50------15280.979.4
1984Wichita Aeros AmerAAAcin29C4--81--991.0002.25------1522.62.6
1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin291B8--585156463.9847.88------1080.04.9
1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29C1--2---221.0002.00-2-100.0-1010.00.6
1985Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAcin301B5--321163433.9716.60------2917.23.5
1985Portland Beavers PCLAAAphi30C12--624316966.9575.50------2157.18.5
1985Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAcin30C16--7414319188.9675.50------2955.211.3
1985Portland Beavers PCLAAAphi301B7--654177069.9869.86------2133.34.9
1985Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi301B1--4--1441.0004.00------714.30.6
1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30C46--2311381252244.9685.30-46-100.044895.828.6
1986Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln311B67--53964963612603.9859.00------67100.047.2
1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln311B29--18516120202201.9956.93------3485.318.0
1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31C2--2---221.0001.00------345.91.2
1987Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex32C4--121--13131.0003.25------844.82.9
1987Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex321B43--35218634376370.9848.60------8451.230.7
MLB Totals for C - 7 season(s)-   C108--46841114520509.9794.71-82792.191080.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B40--24922227273271.9936.78------400.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF25--301113231.9691.24------250.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B2---------------20.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 5 season(s)-   C280--1180189411314101369.9714.89-----152800.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B245--19451753519621552120.9848.65------2450.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF26--3653-4441.9321.58------260.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B3--23--551.0001.67------30.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS140--26222103294284.9662.03------1400.00.0
AA Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C94--44651153512497.9715.29-----16940.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Columbus Astros SouAAhou23----140------
1979Columbus Astros SouAAhou24-94---------
1979Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24-3---1-----
1980Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou25-124---------
1981Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou26-120-------26-
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26-2-------1-
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27-23---1---16-
1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28-312------8-
1984Wichita Aeros AmerAAAcin29-4123--3-----
1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29-18--------
1985Denver Zephyrs AmerAAAcin30-165--------
1985Portland Beavers PCLAAAphi30-127--------
1985Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi30--1--------
1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30-46---------
1986Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln31--67--------
1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31-229--------
1987Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex32-443--------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1986-12-03ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1986-10-31Released by Cardinals. 
1986-03-21ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
1986-03-17Released by Phillies. 
1985-08-08TradeTraded by Reds with Freddie Toliver and Tom Foley to Phillies for Greg Simpson and Bo Diaz. 
1983-03-31TradeTraded by Astros to Reds for Tony Walker and Bill Dawley. 
* 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

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll3060,000-51626-370,78060,00060,000
1985Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll3060,000-51629-370,78060,00060,000
1986St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll3180,000-5422122386,34760,000140,000
* 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