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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
David Paul Leiper
Stat Years
1982-1996  [mlb] 1984-1996
Height/Weight
6-1 / 160
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (493)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Lowell (Whittier,CA)
Colleges
Fullerton College (Fullerton, California)
Draft
Selected by the Oakland Athletics in Round #1 (#22 overall) of the 1982 Amateur Entry Draft (Jan-Sec Phase) 3 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1984-09-02 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.076)
Service Time
Organizations
OAK [9] SDN [3] MON [2] PIT [1] CAL [1] PHI [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 14249 ... retro id: leipd001 ... mlbam id: 117649
Relations
Brother of Tim Leiper
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1982Idaho Falls A'sPioRkoak-201---934.1114134101085.1944939527771011.429.910.532.858.125.172.85.750
    1982Minor Totals: OAKbyYearRk----201---934.1214134101085.3944939527771011.429.940.532.868.145.182.85.750
    1983Madison MuskiesMidwAoak29212---543.7416150001079.1894333437604021.5910.100.454.206.814.881.62.556
    1983Minor Totals: OAKbyYearA----211---543.7516150001079.3894333437604021.5910.130.464.216.834.891.62.556
    1984Modesto A'sCalifA+oak-223---500.25190001719735.11221014302000.743.060.003.577.640.512.141.000
    1984Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-223---233.032800020281132.2331111414132001.449.091.103.863.583.030.93.400
    1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak52223Log - Sp - Ext - Perf109.0080002807.012772531002.4315.432.576.433.869.000.601.000
    1984Minor Totals: OAKbyYearA+/AAA----222---731.594700037471868.0451312428434001.075.960.533.715.691.721.54.700
    1984MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf109.0080002807.012772531002.4315.432.576.433.869.000.601.000
    1985Modesto A'sCalifA+oak-234---107.80210001121130.0533126219245002.4015.900.605.707.209.301.261.000
    1985Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-234---015.4015000515223.129161411270011.7611.190.394.632.706.170.58.000
    1985Minor Totals: OAKbyYearAAA/A+----232---116.78360001636353.3824740331315012.1313.900.515.255.257.971.00.500
    1986Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-245---214.85200001520226.030171419133001.5010.380.353.124.505.881.44.667
    1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak52245Log - Sp - Ext - Perf224.8333000933131.2281717318152021.457.960.855.124.264.830.83.500
    1986Minor Totals: OAKbyYearAAA----241---214.85200001520226.030171419133001.5010.380.353.124.505.881.44.667
    1986MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf224.9033000933131.7281717318152021.478.080.875.194.334.900.83.500
    1987Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-256---000.0050005519.03000160000.443.000.001.006.000.006.00.000
    1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak52256Log - Sp - Ext - Perf213.7845000645152.1492822618333011.288.431.033.105.684.821.83.667
    1987San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn43256Log - Sp - Ext - Perf104.5012000112116.0168825100101.319.001.132.815.634.502.001.000
    1987Minor Totals: OAKbyYearAAA----251---000.0050005519.03000160000.443.000.001.006.000.006.00.000
    1987MLB Totals: OAK-SDNbyYearMLB----252Log - Sp - Ext - Perf313.9657000757268.3653630823433111.298.591.063.045.684.761.87.750
    1988San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn52267Log - Sp - Ext - Perf302.17350001035154.0451913114332001.097.500.172.335.503.172.361.000
    1988MLB Totals: SDNbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf302.17350001035154.0451913114332001.097.500.172.335.503.172.361.000
    1989Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-278---225.8511000811320.0231513110121001.6510.350.454.505.406.751.20.500
    1989San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn52278Log - Sp - Ext - Perf015.02220001122028.240191622072122.0912.560.636.282.205.970.35.000
    1989Minor Totals: SDNbyYearAAA----271---225.8511000811320.0231513110121001.6510.350.454.505.406.751.20.500
    1989MLB Totals: SDNbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf015.11220001122028.740191622072122.1312.770.646.382.236.060.35.000
    1990Modesto A'sCalifA+oak-289---100.0031000209.02100160010.332.000.001.006.001.006.001.000
    1990Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-289---015.82600046217.01912111980001.6510.060.534.764.246.350.89.000
    1990Minor Totals: OAKbyYearA+/AAA----282---113.81910048226.0211311110140011.197.270.353.464.854.501.40.500
    1991Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAcal-2910---107.6413000613117.23015154581001.9815.282.042.554.087.641.601.000
    1991Minor Totals: CALbyYearAAA----291---107.8513000613117.73015154581002.0315.702.092.624.197.851.601.000
    1993Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit-3111---001.69740003021.1174400240020.807.170.000.0010.131.690.00.000
    1993Carolina MudcatsSouAApit-3111---211.48842104030.1266515160011.027.710.301.484.751.783.20.667
    1993Minor Totals: PITbyYearRk/AA----312---211.581582107051.74310915400030.947.560.180.887.031.768.00.667
    1994Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-3212---112.05170001017426.1258608242001.258.540.002.738.202.733.00.500
    1994Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak523212Log - Sp - Ext - Perf001.9326000826118.2134406140011.026.270.002.896.751.932.33.000
    1994Minor Totals: OAKbyYearAAA----321---112.07170001017426.3258608242001.268.620.002.768.282.763.00.500
    1994MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf001.9826000826118.7134406140011.046.430.002.976.921.982.33.000
    1995Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAoak-3313---1013.5020001201.14220210014.5027.000.0013.506.7513.500.501.000
    1995Ottawa LynxILAAAmon-3313---000.0020000203.01000120000.673.000.003.006.000.002.00.000
    1995Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak523313Log - Sp - Ext - Perf113.5724000324022.223109313100011.599.131.195.163.973.970.77.500
    1995Montreal ExposNLMLBmon523313Log - Sp - Ext - Perf022.8626000726222.0168726120101.006.550.822.454.913.272.00.000
    1995Minor Totals: OAK-MONbyYearAAA----332---104.3940001404.35220330011.9510.980.006.596.594.391.001.000
    1995MLB Totals: OAK-MONbyYearMLB----332Log - Sp - Ext - Perf133.26500001050244.7391816519220111.317.941.023.874.483.671.16.250
    1996Ottawa LynxILAAAmon-3414---311.93250001925632.2297736261001.077.990.831.657.161.934.33.750
    1996Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi433414Log - Sp - Ext - Perf206.4326000826021.031161547102001.8113.291.713.004.296.861.431.000
    1996Montreal ExposNLMLBmon523414Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0111.2570000704.09550230002.7520.250.004.506.7511.251.50.000
    1996Minor Totals: MONbyYearAAA----341---311.96250001925632.7297736261001.098.110.841.687.271.964.33.750
    1996MLB Totals: PHI-MONbyYearMLB----342Log - Sp - Ext - Perf217.2033000833025.040212049132001.9614.401.443.244.687.561.44.667
    MLB Totals (11 yrs)1283.98264000652647278.02821411232511415012371.429.130.813.694.864.561.32.600
    American League Totals (5 yrs)644.02136000281363132.312566591460756051.408.520.954.095.114.501.25.600
    National League Totals (6 yrs)643.97128000371284145.715775641154756321.459.730.683.354.654.651.39.600
    Minor League Totals35183.62232376212119540499.75192392012718035722091.409.360.493.256.444.311.98.660
    Minor: Rk Totals933.64211741040106.711153435271011031.309.410.422.298.564.493.74.750
    Minor: A Totals543.7516150001079.3894333437604021.5910.130.464.216.834.891.62.556
    Minor: A+ Totals703.28431002842874.3673427234607011.368.140.244.137.294.131.761.000
    Minor: AA Totals211.50842104030.3266515160011.037.770.301.504.781.793.20.667
    Minor: AAA Totals12104.001440009314432209.022610393157712010021.459.730.653.325.174.441.56.545
    Oakland Athletics Totals (5 yrs)644.02136000281363132.312566591460756051.408.520.954.095.114.501.25.600
    San Diego Padres Totals (3 yrs)413.39690002269298.71014637539504221.439.260.463.574.584.221.28.800
    Montreal Expos Totals (2 yrs)034.1533000733226.025131228150101.278.650.692.775.194.501.88.000
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (1 yrs)206.4326000826021.031161547102001.8113.291.713.004.296.861.431.000
    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 Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1988San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn5226pL-S-E-P1352010001000100000.500.500.5001.000210.000.0001.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1989San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn5227pL-S-E-P2221000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    1993Carolina MudcatsSouAApit-31p---383000000000200000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    1994Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-32p---4170000000000001000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1995Ottawa LynxILAAAmon-33p---521000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    1995Montreal ExposNLMLBmon5233pL-S-E-P5261000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1996Ottawa LynxILAAAmon-34p---6251000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (3 yrs)834010001000200000.250.250.250.500410.000.000.5000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (3 yrs)834010001000200000.250.250.250.500410.000.000.5000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals525000000000401000.000.000.000.000600.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals83000000000200000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals442000000000201000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    San Diego Padres Totals (2 yrs)573010001000200000.333.333.333.666310.000.0001.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    Montreal Expos Totals (1 yrs)261000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    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 Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1982Idaho Falls A'sPioRk20P1400.0221202523.9201.600.0020.0100.05
    1983Madison MuskiesMidwA21P1600.01260127271.0001.700.0011.6100.011
    1984Modesto A'sCalifA+22P1900.01810109.9000.500.0013.7100.010
    1984Tacoma TigersPCLAAA22P2800.01701881.0000.300.0020.0100.06
    1984Oakland AthleticsALMLB22P807.01200331.0000.400.434.9100.014
    1985Modesto A'sCalifA+23P2100.0390012121.0000.600.0014.6100.07
    1985Tacoma TigersPCLAAA23P1500.01400551.0000.300.0010.6100.012
    1986Tacoma TigersPCLAAA24P2000.01800991.0000.500.0013.9100.08
    1986Oakland AthleticsALMLB24P33031.20600661.0000.200.1920.4100.05
    1987Tacoma TigersPCLAAA25P500.00200221.0000.400.003.5100.019
    1987Oakland AthleticsALMLB25P45052.1512111817.9440.400.3327.8100.03
    1987San Diego PadresNLMLB25P12016.0021032.6670.200.137.4100.014
    1988San Diego PadresNLMLB26P35054.0390112121.0000.300.2221.7100.03
    1989Las Vegas StarsPCLAAA27P1100.01200331.0000.300.007.7100.014
    1989San Diego PadresNLMLB27P22028.247101211.9170.500.3913.6100.08
    1990Tacoma TigersPCLAAA28P600.01300441.0000.700.004.2100.013
    1991Edmonton TrappersPCLAAA29P1300.00300331.0000.200.009.6100.015
    1993Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRk31P700.0111032.6670.300.0011.9100.011
    1993Carolina MudcatsSouAA31P800.00400441.0000.500.005.7100.016
    1994Tacoma TigersPCLAAA32P1700.03120015151.0000.900.0012.0100.014
    1994Oakland AthleticsALMLB32P26018.20101111.0000.000.0522.8100.08
    1995Edmonton TrappersPCLAAA33P200.01000111.0000.500.001.4100.028
    1995Ottawa LynxILAAA33P200.00100111.0000.500.001.4100.025
    1995Montreal ExposNLMLB33P26022.00600661.0000.200.2718.1100.010
    1995Oakland AthleticsALMLB33P24022.21200331.0000.100.1416.7100.09
    1996Ottawa LynxILAAA34P2500.02400661.0000.200.0017.6100.07
    1996Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB34P26021.0051065.8330.200.2416.0100.08
    1996Montreal ExposNLMLB34P704.00100111.0000.100.254.3100.016
    MLB Totals - (P)26402761453437167.9440.300.240.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)1440011460157571.0000.400.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (2B)40041101155.3331.300.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (3B)2000929324138.9271.900.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (OF)1600222112524.9601.500.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)8000400441.0000.500.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)4000417102221.9550.500.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)16001260127271.0001.700.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (P)2100322302825.8931.200.000.00.00
    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 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
    1982Minor14----------
    1983Minor16----------
    1984MLB8----------
    1984Minor47----------
    1985Minor36----------
    1986MLB33----------
    1986Minor20----------
    1987MLB57----------
    1987Minor5----------
    1988MLB35----------
    1989MLB22----------
    1989Minor11----------
    1990Minor6----------
    1991Minor13----------
    1993Minor15--420----16-
    1994MLB26----------
    1994Minor17----------
    1995MLB50----------
    1995Minor4----------
    1996MLB33----------
    1996Minor25----------
    Totals493--420----16-