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Dwayne MurphyTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1973-1989 MLB Years: 1978-1989
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PositionsOF-1381, DH-18, SS-2, 1B-2, 2B-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDwayne Keith Murphy
Height6-1Weight185BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 19,1955 [63.122]PlaceMerced,California
High SchoolAntelope Valley (Lancaster,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Oakland Athletics [Team Picks] in the 15th round (359th overall) of the 1973 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutApril 8,1978 [23.020]
OrganizationsOAK [15] DET [1] PHI [1] Awards6Awards Voting1-45
TBC Player ID15793Retrosheet IDmurpd002MLBAM ID119551
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed58Power72Contact33XBH61RBIs62Runs52Hitting45Durability50Team.478Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1973LewistonNwstA--1868215255072319000000000.233.233.326.5597012215.222.093.093.2500.000.000.001.4071.6724.00
1974BurlingtonMidwA-1953150163362210000000000.220.220.327.5474910150.209.107.107.2460.000.000.001.3375.0030.30
1975ModestoCalifA+-2012642981125207871000000000.291.291.427.71818335429.278.136.135.3230.000.000.001.8653.6328.00
1976ChattanoogaSouAA-2168200325260123000000000.260.260.305.565617200.256.045.045.2600.000.000.000.50200.0013.46
1976TucsonPCLAAA-2152179324272311000000000.235.235.346.5816212179.222.111.112.2640.000.000.001.6859.6728.57
1976Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1203796494132434000000000.248.248.325.57312319379.240.077.077.2620.000.000.001.0694.7520.21
1977Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAoak-22132406531041195532816978023400.256.399.365.76414825512.305.109.377.35518.9515.630.820.9881.2024.04
1978Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAoak-of2342148353941717125342712100.264.402.446.8486612186.278.182.459.38918.2814.520.793.7621.1430.77
1978Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak36of236052151020050171401200.192.279.231.51012262.250.039.154.24411.2922.582.000.000.0020.00
1979Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak21of2412138857991041140151184801133610.255.387.387.77415025489.293.132.358.35317.1816.360.952.2535.2725.25
1980Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak21of251595738615718213682615102962223712.274.384.380.76421833702.308.106.304.35114.5313.680.941.8544.0821.02
1981Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak21of2610739058981031560104739128466.251.369.408.77715928477.288.157.359.35515.3019.081.253.1426.0028.57
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak21of2715154384129151279426894122312828.238.349.418.76722743660.254.180.387.34614.2418.481.304.0920.1133.33
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak21of281304715510717217757562105076416.227.314.380.69417936546.254.153.289.31111.3619.231.693.1127.7133.64
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak21of291535599314318233884574111347115.256.342.472.81426453647.261.216.347.36311.4417.161.505.1016.9437.06
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak21of301525237712221320594584123354314.233.340.400.74020944619.266.167.325.33313.5719.871.463.2326.1536.07
1986Madison MuskiesMidwAoak-of3110000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000.706100.000.000.000.000.000.00
1986Modesto A'sCalifA+oak-of3125111000002300000.200.429.400.829217.500.200.600.38528.5742.861.500.000.00100.00
1986Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         35111000003300000.200.500.400.900218.500.200.800.42537.5037.501.000.000.00100.00
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak21of3198329508311393931568047444.252.364.386.75012723400.303.134.310.33814.0020.001.432.2536.5627.71
1987Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-of32515143002004300010.267.421.467.8887319.333.200.467.37721.0515.790.750.000.0075.00
1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak21of328221939517083544586103425.233.388.374.7628215284.279.141.406.34720.4221.481.052.8227.3829.41
1988Fresno SunsCalifA+--of33133467101500111100220.206.383.324.70711247.250.118.441.31823.4023.401.002.1334.0028.57
1988Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-of335117320389051522223000100.220.306.358.6646214196.237.138.266.30411.2215.311.362.5534.6036.84
1988Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         64207264510062022334100320.217.321.353.6747316243.239.136.295.30713.5816.871.242.4734.5035.56
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet40of334914414365041911242612020.250.361.368.729539171.281.118.285.33414.0415.201.082.3436.0025.00
1989Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi6of349815620345092701294400022.218.341.423.7646614185.243.205.385.34615.6823.781.524.8617.3341.18
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter13604347648106913920166609100617479531984453992.246.356.402.75817463255242.276.156.337.00014.2518.181.283.1726.1930.40
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter6131954302495752335226422317115435830.253.313.369.6827211332141.259.116.213.0007.997.190.901.6355.8326.87
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter150515881232331545147606012210.239.318.383.70119741580.244.144.274.00010.3410.341.002.5934.3333.33
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter200606851561796762816978023400.257.360.345.70520932712.286.088.267.00013.6211.240.820.84101.0020.51
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1414688813322797600131400220.284.302.419.72119638483.277.135.162.0002.692.901.081.8652.0028.57
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter54150163362210001000000.220.225.327.5524910151.209.107.113.0000.660.000.001.3275.0030.30
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter68215255072319000000000.233.233.326.5597012215.222.093.093.0000.000.000.001.4071.6724.00
Oakland Athletics Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter121340476149991292015356399596948831882453590.247.356.402.75816273024886.277.155.337.00014.2018.071.273.1326.4530.23
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter9815620345092701294400022.218.341.423.7646614185.243.205.385.00015.6823.781.524.8617.3341.18
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4914414365041911242612020.250.361.368.729539171.281.118.285.00014.0415.201.082.3436.0025.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162518771271722073127891142105511.246.356.402.75820839624.276.156.337.00014.2518.181.283.1726.1930.40
Average Minor - Per 162 games16251680131206960116454111210.253.313.369.68219135566.259.116.213.0007.997.190.901.6355.8326.87

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAoak23OF41--122531130127.9773.10------4297.629.5
1978Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAoak23SS1--34-1771.0007.00------422.40.7
1978Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23OF45--491-150501.0001.11------6075.027.8
1978Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23DH5---------------608.33.1
1979Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24OF118--322104-336332.9882.81------12197.572.8
1980Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25OF158--507135-525520.9903.29------15999.497.5
1981Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26OF106--32665-337332.9853.13------10799.197.2
1981Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26DH1---------------1070.90.9
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27OF147--4521483474466.9833.17------15197.490.7
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27SS1---4--441.0004.00------1510.70.6
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27DH1---------------1510.70.6
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28OF124--36578-380372.9793.00------13095.476.5
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28DH7---------------1305.44.3
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29OF153--4741462494488.9883.19------153100.094.4
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30OF150--432651443438.9892.92------15298.792.6
1986Madison Muskies MidwAoak31OF1--1---111.0001.00------1100.00.7
1986Modesto A's CalifA+oak31OF2--1---111.0000.50------2100.01.4
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31OF97--276623284282.9932.91------9899.059.9
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31DH1---------------981.00.6
1987Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak32OF5--6---661.0001.20------5100.03.5
1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32OF79--18513-189186.9842.35------8296.348.8
1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak321B1--2---221.0002.00------821.20.6
1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak322B1---1--111.0001.00------821.20.6
1988Fresno Suns CalifA+-33OF10--192-121211.0002.10------1376.97.0
1988Fresno Suns CalifA+-331B1--621198.8898.00------137.70.7
1988Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet33OF50--112-2-114112.9822.24------5198.035.2
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet33OF43--1221--1231231.0002.86------4987.826.5
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet33DH3---------------496.11.9
1989Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34OF52--691117170.9861.35------9853.132.1
MLB Totals for OF - 12 season(s)-   OF1272--357980471137063659.9872.88------12720.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 6 season(s)-   DH18---------------180.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1---1--111.0001.00------10.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS1---4--441.0004.00------10.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--2---221.0002.00------10.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF96--240551250245.9802.55------960.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS1--34-1771.0007.00------10.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF12--202-122221.0001.83------120.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--621198.8898.00------10.00.0
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
1978Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAoak23----1----41-
1978Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23---------455
1979Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24---------118-
1980Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25---------158-
1981Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26---------1061
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27----1----1471
1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28---------1247
1984Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29---------153-
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30---------150-
1986Madison Muskies MidwAoak31---------1-
1986Modesto A's CalifA+oak31---------2-
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31---------971
1987Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak32---------5-
1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak32--11-----79-
1988Fresno Suns CalifA+-33--1------10-
1988Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet33---------50-
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet33---------433
1989Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34---------52-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1981Oakland AthleticsDiv SeriesMLB26311461012001100000.545.583.9091.49210212.556.364.4558.338.331.008.3311.0033.33
1981Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB2638021001002300000.250.400.375.7753110.400.125.37520.0030.001.500.000.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs311461012001100000.545.583.9091.49210212.556.364.4558.338.331.008.3311.0033.33
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs38021001002300000.250.400.375.7753110.400.125.37520.0030.001.500.000.0050.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1996Arizona Diamondbacks ArizRkMinorari41Manager562036.35716.06 
1997High Desert MavericksCalifA+Minorari42Hitting Coach1408357.593--1Chris SpeierLeague Champions
1998Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari43First Base Coach1626597.40133.05Buck Showalter
1999Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari44First Base Coach16210062.617--2Buck ShowalterLost in 1st Round (Mets)
2000Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari45First Base Coach1628577.52512.03Buck Showalter
2001Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari46Hitting Coach1629270.568--1Bob BrenlyWon World Series (Yankees)
2002Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari47Hitting Coach1629864.605--1Bob BrenlyLost in 1st Round (Cardinals)
2003Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari48Hitting Coach1628478.51916.53Bob Brenly-
2005Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAMinortor50Hitting Coach1447173.49311.04Marty Pevey
2006Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAMinortor51Hitting Coach1436479.44820.56Mike Basso-
2007Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor52Roving Minor League Hitting Instructor1628379.51213.03John Gibbons
2008Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor53First Base Coach1628676.53111.04John Gibbons,Cito Gaston
2008Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor53Roving Minor League Hitting Instructor1628676.53111.04John Gibbons,Cito Gaston
2009Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor54First Base Coach1627587.46328.04Cito Gaston
2010Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor55Hitting Coach1628577.52511.04Cito Gaston
2011Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor56Hitting Coach1628181.50016.04John Farrell
2012Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor57Hitting Coach1627389.45122.04John Farrell
2013Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor58First Base Coach1627488.45723.05John Gibbons
* 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.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [6]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1980American League Gold Glove (Outfielder)1
1981American League Gold Glove (Outfielder)1
1982American League Gold Glove (Outfielder)1
1983American League Gold Glove (Outfielder)1
1984American League Gold Glove (Outfielder)1
1985American League Gold Glove (Outfielder)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1989-11-20Released by Phillies. 
1989-04-02ContractSigned as Free Agent by Phillies. 
1989-03-27Released by Tigers. 
1988-06-05ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1987-11-09Free 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
1985Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll30845,833-71389++370,78060,000845,833
1986Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll31900,149-82389++386,34760,0001,745,982
1987Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll32759,000-123883++344,90660,0002,504,982
1988Detroit TigersTeam Payroll3362,500-60433-392,10762,5002,567,482
1989Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll34400,000-2951163429,80262,5002,967,482
* 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