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Dale MurphyTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1974-1993 MLB Years: 1976-1993
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Drafted
1st Round Draft Pick
Major Award Winner
HR Derby

PositionsOF-1853, 1B-209, C-85Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDale Bryan Murphy
Height6-5Weight215BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 12,1956 [62.275]PlacePortland,Oregon
High SchoolWilson (Portland,OR)
CollegeBrigham Young University (Provo,UT), Portland Community College (Portland,OR)

DraftedSelected by the Atlanta Braves [Team Picks] in the 1st round (5th overall) of the 1974 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 13,1976 [20.185]
OrganizationsATL [17] PHI [3] COL [1] Awards21Awards Voting7-775
TBC Player ID15786Retrosheet IDmurpd001MLBAM ID119545
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Player Notes:   Member of the MLB 30/30 club (30hr+30sb) in 1983 ... The Atlanta Braves retired his #3 on June 13,1994
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed55Power84Contact33XBH77RBIs85Runs57Hitting63Durability67Team.445Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1974KingsportAppRk-185418128467053100245300000.254.341.376.7176812205.333.122.254.33611.7125.852.212.4436.2026.09
1975GreenwoodWcarA-191314434810120154850366300000.228.286.312.59813826479.256.084.176.2807.5213.151.751.0488.6025.74
1976SavannahSALA-201043523794135125560256100000.267.316.435.75115330377.294.168.256.3456.6316.182.443.1829.3331.91
1976RichmondILAAA-201850101311480011200000.260.275.560.83528651.265.300.320.3771.9623.5312.007.8412.5046.15
1976Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         12240247107146166360267300000.266.311.450.76118136428.291.184.264.3496.0717.062.813.7425.1333.64
1976Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3c2019653176009007900000.262.333.354.68723672.304.092.200.3229.7212.501.290.000.0035.29
1977Richmond BravesILAAAatl-2112746671142334229043336410400.305.349.534.88324959504.313.229.303.3846.5512.701.944.3721.1841.55
1977Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3c21187652481214010800003.316.316.526.842401176.333.210.197.3650.0010.530.002.6338.0045.83
1978Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl31b2215153066120143237911742145335315.226.284.394.67820940583.264.168.255.3057.2024.873.453.9523.0433.33
1979Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl31b2310438453106722157613867205512.276.340.469.80918030429.282.193.305.3548.8615.621.764.9018.2928.30
1980Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3of24156569981602723389965913312298.281.349.510.85929062633.314.229.337.3769.3221.012.255.2117.2438.75
1981Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3of25104369439112113501454472012810.247.325.390.71514426416.273.143.287.32310.5817.311.643.1328.3828.57
1982Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3of2616259811316823236109231193134304910.281.378.507.88530361698.306.226.401.38913.3219.201.445.1616.6136.31
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3of2716258913117824436121304901102061215.302.393.540.93331864687.316.238.435.40613.1016.011.225.2416.3635.96
1984Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3of281626079417632836100197791342032013.290.372.547.91933276691.318.257.407.39611.4319.391.705.2116.8643.18
1985Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3of2916261611818532237111103901411051514.300.388.539.92733271712.334.239.396.40012.6419.801.575.2016.6538.38
1986Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3of301606148916329729837775141201510.265.347.477.82429365692.301.212.334.36210.8420.381.884.1921.1739.88
1987Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3of31159566115167271441051661151367052911.295.417.580.99732872693.315.285.505.41416.5919.621.186.3512.8643.11
1988Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3of3215659277134354247735741252031624.226.313.421.73424963671.247.195.316.32111.0318.631.693.5824.6747.01
1989Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3of3315457460131160208432651422061014.228.306.361.66720736647.266.133.247.30010.0521.952.183.0928.7027.48
1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl3of3497349388114017559241841031111.232.312.418.73014631394.255.186.324.31810.4121.322.054.3120.5338.27
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3of3457214225791728012046001311.266.328.416.7448917235.309.150.238.3308.5119.572.302.9830.5729.82
1990Totals for NL-NL         15456360138231248393611301041422.245.318.417.73523548629.276.172.291.3239.7020.672.133.8223.4634.78
1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3of35153544661373311881104893007320.252.309.415.72422652599.270.163.254.3228.0115.531.943.0130.2237.96
1992Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3of36186251010270011300003.161.175.274.44917363.170.113.129.2021.5920.6313.003.1731.0030.00
1993Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol3of3726421610070051500215.143.224.167.3917149.207.024.143.18010.2030.613.000.000.0016.67
MLB Totals - 18 Season(s)Filter218079601197211135039398126616168986174828660159209.265.346.469.81537337879040.292.204.339.00010.9119.341.774.4020.0037.28
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter434149219439674114823215311925310400.265.319.426.7456361331616.291.161.249.0007.3615.662.132.9731.0833.59
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter14551681155345269843347610400.300.342.537.87927765555.309.237.304.0006.1313.692.244.6819.8541.94
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter23579585195336171031106112400000.245.299.366.66529156856.272.121.211.0007.1314.492.031.9946.7628.72
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5418128467053100245300000.254.341.376.7176812205.333.122.254.00011.7125.852.212.4436.2026.09
Atlanta Braves Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter192670981103190130637371114316067912158128650152170.268.351.478.82933947148094.294.210.352.00011.2719.531.734.5819.1337.56
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter22882093204432271161169152008634.249.304.405.70933272897.273.156.240.0007.6916.952.203.0130.3735.29
Colorado Rockies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter26421610070051500215.143.224.167.3917149.207.024.143.00010.2030.613.000.000.0016.67
Average MLB - Per 162 games162592891572633094125731302041216.265.346.469.81527758672.292.204.339.00010.9119.341.774.4020.0037.28
Average Minor - Per 162 games16255772148284188761449400100.265.319.426.74523750603.291.161.249.0007.3615.662.132.9731.0833.59

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1976Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl20C19--100133-116113.9745.95-21970.0919100.011.7
1977Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl21C18--1141162131125.9546.94-25583.3518100.011.1
1978Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl221B129--113792208412491229.9849.53------15185.479.6
1978Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl22C21--83133-9996.9704.57-131252.0615113.913.0
1979Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl231B76--685421561742727.9809.57------10473.147.5
1979Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl23C27--1271552147142.9665.26-32684.21110426.016.9
1980Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl24OF154--3741464394388.9852.52------15698.795.7
1980Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl241B1--101--11111.00011.00------1560.60.6
1981Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25OF103--2541154270265.9812.57------10499.097.2
1981Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl251B3--10--110101.0003.33------1042.92.8
1982Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl26OF162--407692422413.9792.55------162100.0100.0
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl27OF160--373106-389383.9852.39------16298.898.8
1984Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl28OF160--3691051384379.9872.37------16298.898.8
1985Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl29OF161--334874349342.9802.12------16299.499.4
1986Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl30OF159--303661315309.9811.94------16099.498.8
1987Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl31OF159--3251481347339.9772.13------159100.098.8
1988Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl32OF156--3401534358355.9922.28------156100.097.5
1989Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl33OF151--33155-341336.9852.23------15498.194.4
1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl34OF97--20834-215211.9812.18------97100.059.9
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34OF55--113411118117.9922.13------5796.534.0
1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35OF147--28765-298293.9831.99------15396.190.7
1992Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi36OF16--19-1-2019.9501.19------1888.99.9
1993Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol37OF13--161--17171.0001.31------2650.08.0
MLB Totals for OF - 14 season(s)-   OF1853--4053113712242374166.9832.25------18530.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B209--18421353514620121977.9839.46------2090.00.0
MLB Totals for C - 4 season(s)-   C85--42452174493476.9665.60-913274.031850.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1976Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl20-19---------
1977Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl21-18---------
1978Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl22-21129--------
1979Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl23-2776--------
1980Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl24--1------154-
1981Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25--3------103-
1982Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl26---------162-
1983Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl27---------160-
1984Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl28---------160-
1985Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl29---------161-
1986Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl30---------159-
1987Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl31---------159-
1988Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl32---------156-
1989Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl33---------151-
1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl34---------97-
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34---------55-
1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35---------147-
1992Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi36---------16-
1993Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol37---------13-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1982Atlanta BravesChamp. SeriesMLB26311130000100200000.273.273.273.5463011.333.000.0910.0018.180.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs311130000100200000.273.273.273.5463011.333.000.0910.0018.180.000.000.000.00

Awards [21]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1980NL Player of the Month (August)1
1982National League Gold Glove (Outfielder) ... National League Most Valuable Player ... National League Player of the Week (June 7-June 13) ... NL Player of the Month (April) ... NL Silver Slugger Award (OF)5
1983National League Gold Glove (Outfielder) ... National League Most Valuable Player ... National League Player of the Week (August 29-September 4) ... NL Player of the Month (September) ... NL Silver Slugger Award (OF)5
1984National League Gold Glove (Outfielder) ... NL Player of the Month (September) ... NL Silver Slugger Award (OF)3
1985National League Gold Glove (Outfielder) ... National League Player of the Week (April 8-April 14) ... NL Player of the Month (April) ... NL Silver Slugger Award (OF)4
1986National League Gold Glove (Outfielder) ... NL Player of the Month (August)2
1988Roberto Clemente Award1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1993-04-03Released by Phillies. 
1993-04-03ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rockies. 
1992-12-06ContractSigned as Free Agent by Phillies. 
1992-11-08Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1990-08-03TradeTraded by Braves with Tommy Greene to Phillies for Victor Rosario, Jim Vatcher and Jeff Parrett. 
* 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
1985Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll291,625,000-61100++370,78060,0001,625,000
1986Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll301,825,000-71100++386,34760,0003,450,000
1987Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll311,925,000-81100++344,90660,0005,375,000
1988Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll322,000,000-9199++392,10762,5007,375,000
1989Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll332,000,000-21198++429,80262,5009,375,000
1990Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll342,000,000-21197++515,727100,00011,375,000
1990Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll342,000,000-21297++515,727100,00011,375,000
1991Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll352,500,000-52193++742,231100,00013,875,000
1992Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll362,500,000-100388++962,245109,00016,375,000
1993Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll37200,000-5191642968,431109,00016,575,000
* 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