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Duane KuiperHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1971-1985 MLB Years: 1974-1985
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Positions2B-920, 1B-6, DH-3Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDuane Eugene Kuiper
Height6-0Weight175BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateJune 19,1950 [67.245]PlaceRacine,Wisconsin
High SchoolCase (Racine,WI)
CollegeSouthern Illinois University (Carbondale,IL), Indian Hills Community College-Centerville (Centerville,IA)

DraftedSelected by the Cleveland Indians in the 1st round (21st overall) of the 1972 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Boston Red Sox in the 4th round (70th overall) of the 1971 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Chicago White Sox in the 1st round (5th overall) of the 1970 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Cincinnati Reds in the 3rd round (57th overall) of the 1970 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Seattle Pilots in the 9th round (157th overall) of the 1969 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the New York Yankees in the 12th round (256th overall) of the 1968 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$8,000Signing ScoutsAl Unser
MLB DebutSeptember 9,1974 [24.082]
OrganizationsCLE [10] SFN [4] Awards1
TBC Player ID13990Retrosheet IDkuipd001MLBAM ID117361
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed53Power19Contact91XBH15RBIs37Runs30Hitting69Durability43Team.474Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1971Southern IllinoisCollege-2b214918240648313900132100000.352.395.445.8408112195.394.093.165.3826.6710.771.620.51182.0018.75
1972RenoCalifA+--2212449689149203253000000000.300.300.365.66518125496.298.065.065.3020.000.000.000.40248.0016.78
1973San AntonioTexAA--2310739546113112142000000000.286.286.332.61813114395.284.046.046.2790.000.000.000.25395.0012.39
1973Oklahoma CityAmerAAA--231856691106000000000.161.161.214.37512256.161.053.054.1670.000.000.000.000.0022.22
1973Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         12545152122123148000000000.271.271.317.58814316451.269.046.047.2660.000.000.000.22451.0013.11
1974Oklahoma CityAmerAAA--2413555483172275353000000000.310.310.394.70421835554.307.084.083.3200.000.000.000.54184.6720.35
1974Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle182b2410227112004112200001.500.542.5911.13313224.550.091.182.5168.338.331.000.000.0018.18
1975Oklahoma CityAmerAAA--2540164184050112000000000.244.244.293.537486164.239.049.049.2450.000.000.000.61164.0015.00
1975Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle182b2590346421011110251918302684009.292.362.329.69111412388.316.037.127.3277.736.700.870.000.0011.88
1976Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle182b2613550647133136037101730421144213.263.303.312.61515819555.284.049.095.2865.417.571.400.000.0014.29
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle182b271486106216915815011113755721419.277.324.333.65720324679.301.056.116.2985.458.101.490.15610.0014.20
1978Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle182b28149547521551860434919354163111.283.311.338.64918524589.301.055.080.2953.235.941.840.000.0015.48
1979Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle182b291404794612295039493727480714.255.313.294.60714114528.270.039.106.2777.015.110.730.000.0011.48
1980Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle182b3042149104250090113803131.282.337.315.652475166.296.033.114.2957.834.820.620.000.0011.90
1981Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle182b31722061553600141181304121.257.284.286.570596219.273.029.068.2603.655.941.630.000.0011.32
1982San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn182b3210721826619101722322424108.280.375.330.7057210257.313.050.197.33012.459.340.750.000.0016.39
1983San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn182b337217614442201401271324267.250.353.284.637504211.267.034.182.29112.806.160.480.000.009.09
1984San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn182b34831158231001101121002152.200.273.209.482241130.217.009.104.2139.237.690.830.000.004.35
1985San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn183595030000001002000.600.667.6001.267308.600.000.200.56812.500.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter105733793299179129126352712482552882172776.271.325.316.64110691213754.292.045.113.0006.616.791.030.033,379.0013.20
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter424166524248364117166000000000.290.290.354.644590821665.287.064.064.0000.000.000.000.42237.8616.98
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter193774107221336471000000000.286.286.359.64527843774.282.073.074.0000.000.000.000.52193.5019.46
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter10739546113112142000000000.286.286.332.61813114395.284.046.046.0000.000.000.000.25395.0012.39
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12449689149203253000000000.300.300.365.66518125496.298.065.065.0000.000.000.000.40248.0016.78
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4918240648313900132100000.352.395.445.8408112195.394.093.165.0006.6710.771.620.51182.0018.75
Cleveland Indians Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter78628652817867926122150671762082470131659.274.320.321.6419201063148.294.047.102.0005.596.611.180.032,865.0013.49
San Francisco Giants Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2715144813112304224724741241117.255.348.290.63814915606.278.035.171.00011.887.760.650.000.0011.45
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625185014114404081138394133412.271.325.316.64116419575.292.045.113.0006.616.791.030.033,379.0013.20
Average Minor - Per 162 games16263692185244363000000000.290.290.354.64422531636.287.064.064.0000.000.000.000.42237.8616.98

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1974Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle242B8--1619-335351.0004.38------1080.04.9
1975Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25DH1---------------901.10.6
1975Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle252B87--1922301265434422.9724.85------9096.754.7
1976Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26DH2---------------1351.51.3
1976Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle261B5--212232523.9204.60------1353.73.1
1976Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle262B128--300365992674665.9875.20------13594.880.5
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle272B148--33444912104795783.9855.29------148100.091.9
1978Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle282B149--3414081691765749.9795.03------149100.093.7
1979Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle292B140--345380989734725.9885.18------140100.087.0
1980Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle302B42--87111128199198.9954.71------42100.026.3
1981Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle312B72--118174524297292.9834.06------72100.069.9
1982San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn322B51--101124524230225.9784.41------10747.731.5
1983San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn332B64--107140317250247.9883.86------7288.939.5
1984San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn341B1--3---331.0003.00------831.20.6
1984San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn342B31--5966414129125.9694.03------8337.319.1
MLB Totals for 2B - 11 season(s)-   2B920--200024667655145424466.9834.85------9200.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B6--242232826.9294.33------60.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH3---------------30.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1974Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24---8-------
1975Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25---87------1
1976Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26--5128------2
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27---148-------
1978Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28---149-------
1979Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29---140-------
1980Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30---42-------
1981Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31---72-------
1982San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32---51-------
1983San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33---64-------
1984San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn34--131-------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn37Broadcaster1629072.556--1Roger CraigLost NLCS (Cardinals)
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn38Broadcaster1628379.51211.54Roger Craig
1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn39Broadcaster1629270.568--1Roger CraigLost World Series (Athletics)
1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn40Broadcaster1628577.5256.03Roger Craig
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn41Broadcaster1627587.46319.04Roger Craig
1992San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn42Broadcaster1627290.44426.05Roger Craig
1993Colorado RockiesNLMLBMLBcol43Broadcaster1626795.41437.06Don Baylor
1995San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn45Broadcaster1446777.46511.04Dusty Baker
1996San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn46Broadcaster1626894.42023.04Dusty Baker
1997San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn47Broadcaster1629072.556--1Dusty BakerLost in 1st Round (Giants)
1998San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn48Broadcaster1638974.5469.52Dusty Baker
1999San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn49Broadcaster1628676.53114.01Dusty Baker
2000San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn50Broadcaster1629765.599--1Dusty BakerLost in 1st Round (Mets)
2001San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn51Broadcaster1629072.5562.02Dusty Baker
2002San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn52Broadcaster1619566.5902.52Dusty BakerLost World Series (Angels)
2003San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn53Broadcaster16110061.621--1Felipe AlouLost in 1st Round (Marlins)
2004San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn54Broadcaster1629171.5622.02Felipe Alou-
2005San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn55Broadcaster1627587.4637.03Felipe Alou-
2006San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn56Broadcaster1617685.47211.53Felipe Alou
2007San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn57Broadcaster1627191.43819.05Bruce Bochy
2008San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn58Broadcaster1627290.44412.04Bruce Bochy
2009San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn59Broadcaster1628874.5437.01Bruce Bochy
2010San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn60Broadcaster1629270.568--3Bruce BochyWon World Series (Rangers)
* 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
1976American League Player of the Week (July 26-August 1)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1985-06-28Released by Giants. 
1981-11-14TradeTraded by Indians to Giants for Eddie Whitson. 
* 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
1972Cleveland Indians-228,000-------8,000Signing Bonus out of 1972 Draft (1st round - 21st overall)
1985San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll3560,000-51625-370,78060,00068,000
* 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