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Dan MeyerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1972-1987 MLB Years: 1974-1985
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Drafted
Rated Prospect

Positions1B-518, OF-337, 3B-189, DH-64Position when Drafted2BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDaniel Thomas Meyer
Height5-11Weight180BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 3,1952 [66.015]PlaceHamilton,Ohio
High SchoolMater Dei (Santa Ana,CA)
CollegeSanta Ana College (Santa Ana,CA), University of Arizona (Tucson,AZ)

DraftedSelected by the Detroit Tigers [Team Picks] in the 4th round (92nd overall) of the 1972 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2005-MLB-#43
MLB DebutSeptember 14,1974 [22.042]
OrganizationsDET [6] SEA [5] OAK [4] Awards2
TBC Player ID15338Retrosheet IDmeyed001MLBAM ID119009
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Player Notes:   Selected by the Seattle Mariners from the Detroit Tigers in the 1976 AL Expansion Draft (#9 pick)
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed64Power60Contact88XBH64RBIs63Runs50Hitting55Durability47Team.432Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1972BristolAppRk-196523554931161446000000000.396.396.6721.06815831235.357.276.277.4830.000.000.005.9616.7933.33
1973LakelandFSLA+-20133473631141761059000000000.241.241.366.60717333473.225.125.125.2700.000.000.002.1147.3028.95
1974EvansvilleAmerAAA-2112948475146267957000000000.302.302.440.74221342484.288.138.138.3350.000.000.001.8653.7828.77
1974Detroit TigersALMLBdet25of2113505101137101110012.200.231.440.67122552.152.240.280.2941.921.921.005.7716.6750.00
1975Detroit TigersALMLBdet25of-1b2212247056111173847832625223116.236.277.336.61315828503.234.100.166.2825.174.970.961.5958.7525.23
1976Detroit TigersALMLBdet25of231052943774842161001722031010.252.292.327.6199614315.266.075.167.2885.406.981.290.63147.0018.92
1977Seattle MarinersALMLBsea71b241595827515924422901184351158419.273.320.442.76225750639.265.169.247.3336.737.981.193.4426.4531.45
1978Seattle MarinersALMLBsea71b251234443810118185673243904567.227.264.327.59114527477.231.100.162.2635.038.181.631.6855.5026.73
1979Seattle MarinersALMLBsea73b2614452572146217207411729354661013.278.317.459.77624148570.265.181.244.3355.096.141.213.5126.2532.88
1980Seattle MarinersALMLBsea7of27146531561462561171843142143411.275.314.407.72121642570.281.132.198.3215.447.371.351.9348.2728.77
1981Seattle MarinersALMLBsea73b2883252266610132243101611216.262.291.345.6368714266.268.083.127.2893.766.021.601.1384.0021.21
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak41b-dh29120383289217385911183303536.240.271.363.63413928409.242.123.170.2794.408.071.831.9647.8830.43
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak71b306916915329011300191101228.189.268.260.5284410191.195.071.183.2439.955.760.580.52169.0031.25
1984Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-1b-3b3112445763134192757182264004710.293.327.389.71617828494.305.096.188.3215.268.101.541.4265.2920.90
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak121b312022173104000200002.318.318.545.86312422.350.227.227.3760.009.090.000.000.0057.14
1985Nashville SoundsAmerAAAdet-of325116010361311133152921210.225.254.338.5925415170.265.113.156.2602.9417.065.800.59160.0041.67
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak12,13of-dh321412200000001000001.000.077.000.0770013.000.000.083.0547.690.000.000.000.000.00
1987San Jose BeesCalifA+--of34312031001000000000.250.250.333.5834112.250.083.083.2540.000.000.000.000.0033.33
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter111837344119441533186459612921927710293532101.253.293.379.67214172704027.252.126.194.0005.446.881.262.1443.4228.60
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter5051821265526872241233213316925920.289.300.428.7287801501868.282.139.166.0001.663.692.232.1944.4128.52
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3041101148316581017127213316925920.287.305.404.709445851148.292.117.162.0002.706.012.231.4864.7626.90
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter136485631171861060000000000.241.241.365.60617734485.225.124.124.0000.000.000.002.0648.5029.06
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6523554931161446000000000.396.396.6721.06815831235.357.276.277.0000.000.000.005.9616.7933.33
Seattle Mariners Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter65523342676189819643134125137183720242556.265.305.405.7109461812522.262.140.206.0005.437.261.342.5436.4729.29
Detroit Tigers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2408149819526813701934448354228.240.280.339.61927647870.240.099.173.0005.065.521.091.4962.6224.10
Oakland Athletics Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter22358646131294976113846047517.224.268.333.60119542635.227.109.174.0005.987.241.211.4265.1132.06
Average MLB - Per 162 games162541601372241267943240145515.253.293.379.67220539584.252.126.194.0005.446.881.262.1443.4228.60
Average Minor - Per 162 games16258485169287137571102212310.289.300.428.72825048599.282.139.166.0001.663.692.232.1944.4128.52

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1974Detroit TigersALMLBdet21OF12--29-1-3029.9672.42------1392.37.4
1975Detroit TigersALMLBdet22OF74--13047-141134.9501.81------12260.746.5
1975Detroit TigersALMLBdet221B46--44137539483478.99010.39------12237.728.9
1976Detroit TigersALMLBdet23OF47--764118180.9881.70------10544.829.2
1976Detroit TigersALMLBdet231B19--16810115179178.9949.37------10518.111.8
1976Detroit TigersALMLBdet23DH1---------------1051.00.6
1977Seattle MarinersALMLBsea241B159--14071091213415281516.9929.53------159100.098.1
1978Seattle MarinersALMLBsea251B121--1104791311911961183.9899.78------12398.475.6
1978Seattle MarinersALMLBsea25OF2--3---331.0001.50------1231.61.3
1978Seattle MarinersALMLBsea25DH1---------------1230.80.6
1979Seattle MarinersALMLBsea263B101--762011922296277.9362.74------14470.162.3
1979Seattle MarinersALMLBsea26OF31--49-3-5249.9421.58------14421.519.1
1979Seattle MarinersALMLBsea261B15--734-577771.0005.13------14410.49.3
1980Seattle MarinersALMLBsea27OF123--1891082207199.9611.62------14684.275.9
1980Seattle MarinersALMLBsea27DH7---------------1464.84.3
1980Seattle MarinersALMLBsea273B5--312211715.8823.00------1463.43.1
1980Seattle MarinersALMLBsea271B4--27--427271.0006.75------1462.72.5
1981Seattle MarinersALMLBsea283B49--3687512128123.9612.51------8359.045.0
1981Seattle MarinersALMLBsea28OF14--2612-2927.9311.93------8316.912.8
1981Seattle MarinersALMLBsea281B3--17--317171.0005.67------833.62.8
1981Seattle MarinersALMLBsea28DH3---------------833.62.8
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak291B58--37331438408404.9906.97------12048.335.8
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29DH38---------------12031.723.5
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29OF11--1411-1615.9381.36------1209.26.8
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak301B41--29316428313309.9877.54------6959.425.3
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30DH12---------------6917.47.4
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30OF11--12---12121.0001.09------6915.96.8
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak303B1---------------691.40.6
1984Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak311B47--40228542435430.9899.15------12437.933.6
1984Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak313B32--1557587772.9352.25------12425.822.9
1984Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak31OF5--8-1-98.8891.60------1244.03.6
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak311B3--152111817.9445.67------2015.01.9
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31DH1---------------205.00.6
1985Nashville Sounds AmerAAAdet32OF5--2---221.0000.40------519.83.5
1985Nashville Sounds AmerAAAdet321B2--4--1441.0002.00------513.91.4
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32OF1--1---111.0001.00------147.10.6
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32DH1---------------147.10.6
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak323B1---------------147.10.6
1987San Jose Bees CalifA+-34OF1--1---111.0001.00------333.30.7
MLB Totals for 1B - 10 season(s)-   1B469--39182884038642464206.9918.97------4690.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 10 season(s)-   OF326--52920233572549.9601.68------3260.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 5 season(s)-   3B157--1153002635441415.9412.64------1570.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 8 season(s)-   DH64---------------640.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B49--40628543439434.9898.86------490.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B32--1557587772.9352.25------320.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF10--10-1-1110.9091.00------100.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1974Detroit TigersALMLBdet21---------12-
1975Detroit TigersALMLBdet22--46------74-
1976Detroit TigersALMLBdet23--19------471
1977Seattle MarinersALMLBsea24--159--------
1978Seattle MarinersALMLBsea25--121------21
1979Seattle MarinersALMLBsea26--15--101---31-
1980Seattle MarinersALMLBsea27--4--5---1237
1981Seattle MarinersALMLBsea28--3--49---143
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29--58------1138
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30--41--1---1112
1984Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak31--47--32---5-
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31--3-------1
1985Nashville Sounds AmerAAAdet32--2------5-
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32-----1---11
1987San Jose Bees CalifA+-34---------1-

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1977American League Player of the Week (August 1-August 7)1
1979AL Player of the Month (June)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1985-05-26Released by Athletics. 
1985-01-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Athletics. 
1984-11-08Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1981-12-09TradeTraded by Mariners to Athletics for Rich Bordi. 
1976-11-05Selected by Mariners from Tigers in expansion draft (Pick #9). 
* 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 Payroll3260,000-51630-370,78060,00060,000
* 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