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Darryl MotleyTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1978-2002 MLB Years: 1981-1987
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Drafted
World Series Champion

PositionsOF-980, 3B-201, DH-10, SS-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDarryl De Wayne Motley
Height5-9Weight196BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 21,1960 [58.274]PlaceMuskogee,Oklahoma
High SchoolGrant (Portland,OR)

DraftedSelected by the Kansas City Royals [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (51st overall) of the 1978 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutAugust 10,1981 [21.202]
OrganizationsKCA [9] ATL [2] MON [2] CIN [1] DET [1] Awards4
TBC Player ID15719Retrosheet IDmotld001MLBAM ID119454
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed56Power73Contact60XBH73RBIs65Runs62Hitting60Durability60Team.505Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1978Gulf Coast RoyalsGCLRkkca-of18104110201029003500100.488.511.6591.17027345.514.171.244.5186.6711.111.674.4420.5015.00
1978Fort Myers RoyalsFSLA+kca-of184915113363201250113131100.238.301.285.586435167.298.047.152.2756.5918.562.820.000.0013.89
1978Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         5919223564222150143631200.292.346.365.711708212.346.073.172.3266.6016.982.570.9496.0014.29
1979Fort Myers RoyalsFSLA+kca-3b1912344747106202845193308343200.237.290.345.63515430486.274.108.210.2886.1717.082.771.6555.8828.30
1980Fort Myers RoyalsFSLA+kca-3b203211920367042431101810100.303.359.462.8215511131.327.159.261.3687.6313.741.803.0529.7530.56
1980Jacksonville SunsSouAAkca-3b2051182305815153182111350200.319.370.495.8659021200.319.176.269.3855.506.501.182.5036.4036.21
1980Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         833015094221955113213160300.312.366.482.84814532331.322.170.266.3786.349.371.482.7233.4434.04
1981Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-of2110941063118185186484245825360.288.328.488.81620041444.297.200.268.3635.4113.062.424.0522.7834.75
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca4of2142125152940281371511102.232.276.312.588396135.248.080.120.2725.1911.112.141.4862.5020.69
1982Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-of2211440951104126852164255552410.254.302.372.67415226445.274.118.208.3025.6212.362.201.8051.1325.00
1983Evansville TripletsAmerAAAdet-of23130506891423251660197377134110.281.333.458.79123253551.300.177.275.3516.7212.891.922.9031.6337.32
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca49of23196891612311212810103.235.264.441.70530672.224.206.250.3082.7811.114.004.1722.6737.50
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24of2414652264148256157010122873124223.284.319.441.76023046557.304.157.207.3375.0313.112.612.6934.8031.08
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24of2512338345852011749641857205217.222.257.413.67015838408.217.191.243.2914.4113.973.174.1722.5344.71
1986Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-of262377101841081191100100.234.310.312.62224587.269.078.195.28510.3412.641.220.000.0027.78
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24of267221722449172002113101018.203.241.350.5917617229.207.147.189.2614.8013.542.823.0631.0038.64
1986Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl6of26510121000001100010.200.273.300.5733111.222.100.200.2189.099.091.000.000.0050.00
1986Totals for MLB-MLB         77227234610172002123201028.203.243.348.5917918240.207.145.189.2595.0013.332.672.9232.4339.13
1987Richmond BravesILAAAatl-of2711342254107241135865326530310.254.309.408.71717238460.271.154.232.3136.9614.132.032.8332.4635.51
1987Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl6of2768000001000100000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00
1988Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-of282170132340217217500200.329.380.471.85133679.323.142.257.3778.866.330.712.5335.0026.09
1989Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-of2976236336010132320234132210.254.326.343.6698114266.294.089.195.3078.6515.411.781.1378.6723.33
1990Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcin-of30100350429318233882316723100.266.328.354.68212423387.320.088.194.3138.0117.312.160.78116.6724.73
1995St. Paul SaintsNorthernInd-356626869962111350113283550303.358.424.5901.01415835304.372.232.366.4389.2111.511.254.2820.6236.46
1996Fargo-Moorhead Red HawksNorthernInd-3682324771122312610371495921677.346.428.6641.09221550382.351.318.488.45312.8315.451.206.8112.4644.64
1997Fargo-Moorhead RedhawksNorthernInd-37793097098220227042506560485.317.417.6021.01918644369.336.285.453.43013.5517.621.305.9614.0544.90
1998Fargo-Moorhead RedhawksNorthernInd-38823035688184126210355530509.290.364.495.85915034346.315.205.323.37210.1215.901.573.4725.2538.64
1999Fargo-Moorhead RedHawksNorthernInd-39155561320411006800002.236.311.491.80227661.209.255.364.3449.8413.111.336.5613.7546.15
2000Adirondack LumberjacksNorthernInd-404214421469082931293100001.319.434.549.9837917173.362.230.444.42716.7617.921.074.6218.0036.96
2001Adirondack LumberjacksNorthernInd-41672523965111113960276700008.258.330.440.77011123279.310.182.313.3349.6824.012.483.9422.9135.38
2002Allentown AmbassadorsNorthernInd-42931350026003500000.161.235.355.59011234.125.194.290.2608.8214.711.675.8815.5040.00
2002Quebec CapitalesNorthernInd-42931454005006900001.161.297.290.5879437.227.129.323.27416.2224.321.500.000.0080.00
1986Totals for Northern-Northern         1862710402110091400001.161.268.323.59120671.174.162.306.27212.6819.721.562.8231.0060.00
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter41313331563246010441591922671865411653.243.280.402.6825361141420.251.159.207.0004.7213.102.783.1030.3035.19
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter951342047592116826824419730253523312024100.269.323.406.72913872763748.296.137.230.0006.7513.952.072.1941.7129.97
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter686248035566512221633206224188373181617100.268.322.410.73210182062719.292.142.233.0006.9113.721.982.3239.3730.98
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter51182305815153182111350200.319.370.495.8659021200.319.176.269.0005.506.501.182.5036.4036.21
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2047178017830412812745113284400.248.304.351.65525246784.288.103.206.0006.5116.842.591.5359.7525.84
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter104110201029003500100.488.511.6591.17027345.514.171.244.0006.6711.111.674.4420.5015.00
Ind Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter4511717345528110798375327233334161181536.308.392.551.9439462151985.330.243.394.00011.7416.831.434.9417.5240.72
Kansas City Royals Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter40213151553225910441581922661845411553.245.281.405.6865331131401.253.160.208.0004.7113.132.793.1429.8935.09
Atlanta Braves Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1118121001001200010.111.158.167.3253119.125.056.111.0005.2610.532.000.000.0050.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162523611272441762792673224221.243.280.402.68221045557.251.159.207.0004.7213.102.783.1030.3035.19
Average Minor - Per 162 games162583811572941475175438953420.269.323.406.72923647638.296.137.230.0006.7513.952.072.1941.7129.97

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Gulf Coast Royals GCLRkkca18OF10--2311-2524.9602.40------10100.018.2
1978Fort Myers Royals FSLA+kca18OF49--10014-105101.9622.06------49100.035.8
1979Fort Myers Royals FSLA+kca193B122--1091832911321292.9102.39------12399.288.4
1980Fort Myers Royals FSLA+kca203B28--2453858577.9062.75------3287.520.6
1980Fort Myers Royals FSLA+kca20OF3--8---881.0002.67------329.42.2
1980Fort Myers Royals FSLA+kca20SS1--131-54.8004.00------323.10.7
1980Jacksonville Suns SouAAkca203B51--43100106153143.9352.80------51100.035.4
1981Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca21OF101--201731211208.9862.06------10992.774.3
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca21OF39--883319491.9682.33------4292.937.9
1982Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca22OF102--216431223220.9872.16------11489.574.5
1983Evansville Triplets AmerAAAdet23OF130--2821455301296.9832.28------130100.095.6
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca23OF18--4221-4544.9782.44------1994.711.1
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca23DH1---------------195.30.6
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24OF138--301752313308.9842.23------14694.585.2
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25OF114--198471209202.9671.77------12392.770.4
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25DH7---------------1235.74.3
1986Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca26OF5--11-1-1211.9172.20------2321.73.5
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26OF66--922219694.9791.42------7291.740.7
1986Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl26OF3--5---551.0001.67------560.01.9
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26DH2---------------722.81.2
1987Richmond Braves ILAAAatl27OF109--188722197195.9901.79------11396.578.4
1987Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl27OF2--2---221.0001.00------633.31.2
1988Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon28OF18--4911-5150.9802.78------2185.712.7
1989Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon29OF68--113421119117.9831.72------7689.546.6
1990Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcin30OF5--822--84841.00016.80------1005.03.4
MLB Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF380--72818185764746.9761.96------3800.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH10---------------100.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 8 season(s)-   OF538--114239171011981181.9862.20------5380.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B51--43100106153143.9352.80------510.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B150--1332363716406369.9092.46------1500.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF52--10814-113109.9652.10------520.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS1--131-54.8004.00------10.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF10--2311-2524.9602.40------100.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Gulf Coast Royals GCLRkkca18---------10-
1978Fort Myers Royals FSLA+kca18---------49-
1979Fort Myers Royals FSLA+kca19-----122-----
1980Fort Myers Royals FSLA+kca20----128---3-
1980Jacksonville Suns SouAAkca20-----51-----
1981Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca21---------101-
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca21---------39-
1982Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca22---------102-
1983Evansville Triplets AmerAAAdet23---------130-
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca23---------181
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24---------138-
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25---------1147
1986Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca26---------5-
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26---------662
1986Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl26---------3-
1987Richmond Braves ILAAAatl27---------109-
1987Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl27---------2-
1988Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon28---------18-
1989Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon29---------68-
1990Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcin30---------5-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1984Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB24312020001001300000.167.231.167.3982013.222.000.0837.6923.083.000.000.000.00
1985Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB2523110001001200000.333.500.333.8331041.000.000.33325.0050.002.000.000.000.00
1985Kansas City RoyalsWorld SeriesMLB25511140013000100000.364.364.6361.0007111.333.272.2730.009.090.009.0911.0025.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs515130002002500000.200.294.200.4943017.300.000.13311.7629.412.500.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs511140013000100000.364.364.6361.0007111.333.272.2730.009.090.009.0911.0025.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2003Kansas City T-BonesNorthernIndIndy-43Hitting Coach894346.48318.52Al Gallagher-
2004Kansas City T-BonesNorthernIndIndy-44Hitting Coach964848.50013.50Al Gallagher-
* 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 [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1995Northern League All-Star (OF)1
1996Independent Leagues Player of the Year (Fargo-Moorhead) ... Northern League All-Star (OF)2
1997Northern League All-Star (DH)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1987-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1986-09-23TradeTraded by Royals to Braves for Steve Shields. 
* 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
1985Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll25155,500-4351928370,78060,000155,500
1986Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll26257,500-3711648386,34760,000413,000
1986Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll26257,500-3711948386,34760,000413,000
1987Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll27210,000-3261754344,90660,000623,000
* 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