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Rick MillerHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1969-1985 MLB Years: 1971-1985
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World Series Champion

PositionsOF-1248, DH-16, 1B-10Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRichard Alan Miller
Height6-0Weight185BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateApril 19,1948 [69.311]PlaceGrand Rapids,Michigan
High SchoolUnion (Grand Rapids,MI)
CollegeMichigan State University (East Lansing,MI)

DraftedSelected by the Boston Red Sox in the 2nd round (37th overall) of the 1969 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 4,1971 [23.138]
OrganizationsBOS [14] CAL [3] Awards1
TBC Player ID15424Retrosheet IDmillr001MLBAM ID119109
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed63Power44Contact52XBH40RBIs54Runs65Hitting69Durability53Team.529Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1969PittsfieldNYPLA---2177221255871632000000000.262.262.385.6478514221.242.123.122.2910.000.000.002.7136.8324.14
1970PawtucketEastAA--2211338169941641256000000000.247.247.404.65115432381.222.157.157.2860.000.000.003.1531.7534.04
1971LouisvilleILAAA--23133461791142421558000000000.247.247.406.65318741461.222.159.158.2930.000.000.003.2530.7335.96
1971Boston Red SoxALMLBbos35of2315339115017028800100.333.452.5761.02819642.400.243.424.45219.0519.051.002.3833.0054.55
1972Boston Red SoxALMLBbos16of24899813214131502112701101.214.291.367.658368111.261.153.245.3049.9124.322.452.7032.6738.10
1973Boston Red SoxALMLBbos16of2514344165115177643127515934426.261.339.372.71116430503.287.111.238.32510.1411.731.161.1973.5026.09
1974Boston Red SoxALMLBbos16of26114280417381522132374706024.261.347.350.6979814323.298.089.261.32611.4614.551.271.5556.0019.18
1975Boston Red SoxALMLBbos16of277710821212101532212002063.194.326.231.557253131.239.037.241.25716.0315.270.950.000.0014.29
1976Boston Red SoxALMLBbos16of2810526940761530271110344707324.283.359.361.7209718313.338.078.208.33510.8615.021.380.000.0023.68
1977Boston Red SoxALMLBbos10of2986189344893024115223036012.254.341.333.6746312220.302.079.228.30910.0013.641.360.000.0025.00
1978California AngelsALMLBcal3of301324756612525413731354704104114.263.341.339.68016130547.304.076.168.3159.8712.801.300.18475.0024.00
1979California AngelsALMLBcal3of311204276012515522854506919117.293.367.365.73215622488.345.072.192.33610.2514.141.380.41213.5017.60
1980California AngelsALMLBcal3of321294125211314323873487116343.274.349.337.68613919470.325.063.189.31510.2115.111.480.43206.0016.81
1981Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3of3397316389217223335283614217.291.349.377.72611921351.321.086.168.3337.9810.261.290.57158.0022.83
1982Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3of341354095010413243856404124127.254.323.325.64813319456.274.071.166.2978.778.991.030.88102.2518.27
1983Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3of35104262417510222133283011116.286.356.363.7199514293.316.077.183.3289.5610.241.070.68131.0018.67
1984Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3of369512317325101211172200103.260.348.317.665396141.314.057.195.31012.0615.601.290.000.0018.75
1985Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3of3741455152009105600101.333.392.378.77017251.375.045.178.3499.8011.761.200.000.0013.33
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter148238875521046161352836978654545831660232368.269.346.350.69613612244440.309.081.201.00010.2313.131.280.63138.8221.41
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter323106317326647733146000000000.250.250.401.651426871063.226.151.151.0000.000.000.003.1032.2132.71
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter133461791142421558000000000.247.247.406.65318741461.222.159.158.0000.000.000.003.2530.7335.96
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11338169941641256000000000.247.247.404.65115432381.222.157.157.0000.000.000.003.1531.7534.04
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter77221255871632000000000.262.262.385.6478514221.242.123.122.0000.000.000.002.7136.8324.14
Boston Red Sox Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter11012573374683107232326663453023731035151744.265.343.352.6959051532935.301.087.211.00010.2912.711.240.78111.8722.40
California Angels Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter38113141783635412510315201522106258624.276.352.347.699456711505.323.071.183.00010.1013.951.380.33262.8019.56
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624256011418434097506427337.269.346.350.69614924485.309.081.201.00010.2313.131.280.63138.8221.41
Average Minor - Per 162 games162533871332441773000000000.250.250.401.65121444533.226.151.151.0000.000.000.003.1032.2132.71

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1971Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23OF14--3011-3231.9692.21------1593.38.6
1972Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24OF75-2858073-9087.9671.160.31-----8984.348.4
1973Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25DH3---------------1432.11.9
1973Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25OF137-1091301471312305.9782.230.28-----14395.884.6
1974Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26OF105--253733263260.9892.48------11492.164.8
1975Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27OF65--101221105103.9811.58------7784.440.6
1976Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28OF82--220421226224.9912.73------10578.150.6
1976Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28DH4---------------1053.82.5
1977Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29DH1---------------861.20.6
1977Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29OF79--118513124123.9921.56------8691.949.1
1978California AngelsALMLBcal30OF129--353945366362.9892.81------13297.779.6
1979California AngelsALMLBcal31DH2---------------1201.71.2
1979California AngelsALMLBcal31OF117--349341356352.9893.01------12097.572.2
1980California AngelsALMLBcal32OF118--2991153315310.9842.63------12991.573.8
1981Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33OF95--21953-227224.9872.36------9797.988.0
1982Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34OF127--277652288283.9832.23------13594.178.4
1983Boston Red SoxALMLBbos35OF66--141411146145.9932.20------10463.540.7
1983Boston Red SoxALMLBbos35DH2---------------1041.91.2
1983Boston Red SoxALMLBbos351B2--101-111111.0005.50------1041.91.2
1984Boston Red SoxALMLBbos36OF31--3611-3837.9741.19------9532.619.1
1984Boston Red SoxALMLBbos361B8--444-148481.0006.00------958.44.9
1985Boston Red SoxALMLBbos37DH4---------------419.82.5
1985Boston Red SoxALMLBbos37OF8--9---991.0001.13------4119.54.9
MLB Totals for OF - 15 season(s)-   OF1248-1376278669422128972855.9862.292.07-----12480.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 6 season(s)-   DH16---------------160.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B10--545-259591.0005.90------100.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1971Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23---------14-
1972Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24---------75-
1973Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25---------1373
1974Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26---------105-
1975Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27---------65-
1976Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28---------824
1977Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29---------791
1978California AngelsALMLBcal30---------129-
1979California AngelsALMLBcal31---------1172
1980California AngelsALMLBcal32---------118-
1981Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33---------95-
1982Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34---------127-
1983Boston Red SoxALMLBbos35--2------662
1984Boston Red SoxALMLBbos36--8------31-
1985Boston Red SoxALMLBbos37---------84

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1975Boston Red SoxWorld SeriesMLB2732000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1979California AngelsChamp. SeriesMLB31416240000000100000.250.250.250.5004016.267.000.0000.006.250.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs416240000000100000.250.250.250.5004016.267.000.0000.006.250.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs32000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1978American League Gold Glove (Outfielder)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1985-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1980-12-10TradeTraded by Angels with Mark Clear and Carney Lansford to Red Sox for Butch Hobson and Rick Burleson. 
1977-12-21ContractSigned as Free Agent by Angels. 
1977-11-02Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* 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
1985Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll37275,000-3441443370,78060,000275,000
* 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