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Graig NettlesTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1966-1988 MLB Years: 1967-1988
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World Series Champion

Positions3B-2412, OF-73, 1B-14, DH-11, SS-5Position when Drafted3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameGraig Nettles
Height6-0Weight185BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 20,1944 [73.335]PlaceSan Diego,California
High SchoolSan Diego (San Diego,CA)
CollegeSan Diego State University (San Diego,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Minnesota Twins [Team Picks] in the 4th round (74th overall) of the 1965 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsDick Wiencek
MLB DebutSeptember 6,1967 [23.017]
OrganizationsNYA [11] MIN [4] CLE [3] SDN [3] ATL [1] MON [1] Awards7Awards Voting4-216
TBC Player ID15926Retrosheet IDnettg001MLBAM ID119720
RelationshipsBrother of Jim Nettles, Father of Jeff Nettles
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Player Notes:   First player ever drafted out of San Diego State University in 1965
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed36Power78Contact62XBH75RBIs80Runs57Hitting51Durability68Team.527Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1966Wisconsin RapidsMidwA-21117413841111962875000000000.269.269.547.81622653413.216.278.278.3550.000.000.006.7814.7547.75
1967CharlotteSouAA-22140499691161841986000000000.232.232.399.63119941499.202.167.166.2820.000.000.003.8126.2635.34
1967Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin352233011000000000000.333.333.6671.000213.333.334.333.4400.000.000.000.000.00100.00
1968DenverPCLAAA-231304518413417122283000000000.297.297.534.83124151451.261.237.237.3780.000.000.004.8820.5038.06
1968Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28of232276131721580072010012.224.298.474.77236884.235.250.342.3518.3323.812.865.9515.2047.06
1969Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2of249622527509272612324711216.222.319.373.6928418261.249.151.289.31812.2618.011.472.6832.1436.00
1970Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle123b25157549811291312662318177300312.235.336.404.74022240633.231.169.321.33712.8012.160.954.1121.1231.01
1971Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle123b26158598781561812886748256316615.261.350.435.78526047690.246.174.316.35511.888.120.684.0621.3630.13
1972Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle123b2715055765141280177023575042359.253.325.395.72022045623.252.142.242.3299.158.030.882.7332.7631.91
1973New York YankeesALMLBnya93b28160552651291802281007876704315.234.334.386.72021340641.234.152.293.33112.1711.860.973.4325.0931.01
1974New York YankeesALMLBnya93b2915556674139211227510597531989.246.316.403.71922844638.245.157.263.3259.2511.761.273.4525.7331.65
1975New York YankeesALMLBnya93b30157581711552442191135188221138.267.322.430.75225049647.277.163.248.3397.8813.601.733.2527.6731.61
1976New York YankeesALMLBnya93b31158583881482923293116629442568.254.327.475.80227763656.251.221.336.3649.4514.331.524.8818.2242.57
1977New York YankeesALMLBnya93b32158589991502343710725687930488.255.333.496.82929264664.237.241.351.35810.2411.901.165.5715.9242.67
1978New York YankeesALMLBnya93b33159587811622322793115969619620.276.343.460.80327052662.270.184.284.3588.9110.421.174.0821.7432.10
1979New York YankeesALMLBnya93b34145521711321512073125953008614.253.325.401.72620936588.246.148.259.32210.039.010.903.4026.0527.27
1980New York YankeesALMLBnya93b35893245279140164500424210258.244.331.435.76614130369.235.191.321.34011.3811.381.004.3420.2537.97
1981New York YankeesALMLBnya93b36103349468571154602474912345.244.333.398.73113923402.243.154.284.33411.6912.191.043.7323.2727.06
1982New York YankeesALMLBnya93b3712240547941121855155149104411.232.317.402.71916331461.222.170.286.32111.0610.630.963.9022.5032.98
1983New York YankeesALMLBnya93b3812946256123173207501516530329.266.341.446.78720640519.271.180.288.3519.8312.521.273.8523.1032.52
1984San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn93b3912439556901112065005855507412.228.329.413.74216332465.214.185.332.33212.4711.830.954.3019.7535.56
1985San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn93b40137440661152311561007259003510.261.363.420.78318539515.271.159.323.35013.9811.460.822.9129.3333.91
1986San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn93b41126354367790165501416220386.218.300.379.67913425400.219.161.274.29810.2515.501.514.0022.1332.47
1987Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl193b4211217716378153310222500246.209.294.350.6446214201.215.141.271.27910.9512.441.142.4935.4037.84
1988Montreal ExposNLMLBmon93b438093516401140091900224.172.240.247.487235104.200.075.172.2188.6518.272.110.9693.0031.25
MLB Totals - 22 Season(s)Filter270089861193222532828390131432361088120950129094197.248.329.421.750377974610226.245.173.294.00010.6411.821.113.8123.0433.53
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3871363237361542269244000000000.265.265.489.7546661451363.226.224.224.0000.000.000.005.0619.7540.17
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1304518413417122283000000000.297.297.534.83124151451.261.237.237.0000.000.000.004.8820.5038.06
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter140499691161841986000000000.232.232.399.63119941499.202.167.166.0000.000.000.003.8126.2635.34
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter117413841111962875000000000.269.269.547.81622653413.216.278.278.0000.000.000.006.7814.7547.75
New York Yankees Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter1535551975013962022025083418256277393186255115.253.329.433.76223884726247.250.180.292.00010.0411.831.184.0022.0833.81
Cleveland Indians Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter46517042244265927121812822018310391436.250.338.412.7507021321946.243.162.293.00011.319.400.833.6524.0030.99
San Diego Padres Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3871189158282432511810117117670131728.237.333.405.738482961380.237.168.311.00012.3912.751.033.7023.3134.04
Minnesota Twins Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1213044068123123412396721228.224.314.401.71512227348.247.177.303.00011.2119.251.723.4525.3339.71
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11217716378153310222500246.209.294.350.6446214201.215.141.271.00010.9512.441.142.4935.4037.84
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter8093516401140091900224.172.240.247.487235104.200.075.172.0008.6518.272.110.9693.0031.25
Average MLB - Per 162 games162539721342022379226573315612.248.329.421.75022745614.245.173.294.00010.6411.821.113.8123.0433.53
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625719915123929102000000000.265.265.489.75427961571.226.224.224.0000.000.000.005.0619.7540.17

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1968Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23OF16--2821-3130.9681.88------2272.79.9
1968Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin233B5--57111312.9232.40------2222.73.1
1968Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin231B3--17--117171.0005.67------2213.61.9
1969Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24OF54--7621-7978.9871.44------9656.333.3
1969Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin243B21--1242135554.9822.57------9621.913.0
1970Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle253B154--1343581740509492.9673.19------15798.195.1
1970Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25OF3--1---111.0000.33------1571.91.9
1971Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle263B158--1594121654587571.9733.61------158100.097.5
1972Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle273B150-13511143382127473452.9563.010.33-----150100.096.2
1973New York YankeesALMLBnya283B157-13691174102639553527.9533.360.38-----16098.196.9
1973New York YankeesALMLBnya28DH2---------------1601.31.2
1974New York YankeesALMLBnya293B154--1473772129545524.9613.40------15599.495.1
1974New York YankeesALMLBnya29SS1---------------1550.60.6
1975New York YankeesALMLBnya303B157--1353791931533514.9643.27------157100.098.1
1976New York YankeesALMLBnya313B158--1373831930539520.9653.29------158100.099.4
1976New York YankeesALMLBnya31SS1---1--111.0001.00------1580.60.6
1977New York YankeesALMLBnya323B156--1323211231465453.9742.90------15898.796.3
1977New York YankeesALMLBnya32DH1---------------1580.60.6
1978New York YankeesALMLBnya333B159--1093261130446435.9752.74------159100.097.5
1978New York YankeesALMLBnya33SS2--1---111.0000.50------1591.31.2
1979New York YankeesALMLBnya343B144--1103391630465449.9663.12------14599.390.0
1980New York YankeesALMLBnya353B88--581821018250240.9602.73------8998.954.3
1980New York YankeesALMLBnya35SS1--1---111.0001.00------891.10.6
1981New York YankeesALMLBnya363B97--63214814285277.9722.86------10394.290.7
1981New York YankeesALMLBnya36DH4---------------1033.93.7
1982New York YankeesALMLBnya373B113--732552323351328.9342.90------12292.669.8
1982New York YankeesALMLBnya37DH3---------------1222.51.9
1983New York YankeesALMLBnya383B126--782731618367351.9562.79------12997.777.8
1983New York YankeesALMLBnya38DH1---------------1290.80.6
1984San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn393B119--932012014314294.9362.47------12496.073.5
1985San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn403B130--1222291516366351.9592.70------13794.980.2
1986San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn413B114--831741614273257.9412.25------12690.570.4
1987Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl423B40--1246366158.9511.45------11235.724.8
1987Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl421B6--4910-759591.0009.83------1125.43.7
1988Montreal ExposNLMLBmon433B12--513422218.8181.50------8015.07.4
1988Montreal ExposNLMLBmon431B5--271122928.9665.60------806.33.1
MLB Totals for 3B - 21 season(s)-   3B2412-27201898527929547074727177.9612.982.64-----24120.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF73--10542-111109.9821.49------730.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B14--9311110105104.9907.43------140.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH11---------------110.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 4 season(s)-   SS5--21--331.0000.60------50.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1968Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23--3--5---16-
1969Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24-----21---54-
1970Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25-----154---3-
1971Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26-----158-----
1972Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27-----150-----
1973New York YankeesALMLBnya28-----157----2
1974New York YankeesALMLBnya29----1154-----
1975New York YankeesALMLBnya30-----157-----
1976New York YankeesALMLBnya31----1158-----
1977New York YankeesALMLBnya32-----156----1
1978New York YankeesALMLBnya33----2159-----
1979New York YankeesALMLBnya34-----144-----
1980New York YankeesALMLBnya35----188-----
1981New York YankeesALMLBnya36-----97----4
1982New York YankeesALMLBnya37-----113----3
1983New York YankeesALMLBnya38-----126----1
1984San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn39-----119-----
1985San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn40-----130-----
1986San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn41-----114-----
1987Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl42--6--40-----
1988Montreal ExposNLMLBmon43--5--12-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1969Minnesota TwinsChamp. SeriesMLB24110100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1976New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB31517241024003300000.235.350.647.99711320.167.412.58815.0015.001.0010.008.5075.00
1976New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB31412030002003100000.250.400.250.6503015.273.000.25020.006.670.330.000.000.00
1977New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB32520130001000300000.150.150.150.3003020.176.000.0000.0015.000.000.000.000.00
1977New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB32621141002002300000.190.261.238.4995123.222.048.1438.7013.041.500.000.0025.00
1978New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB33415350112000100000.333.333.6671.00010215.308.334.3330.006.670.006.6715.0040.00
1978New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB33625240001000600000.160.160.160.3204025.211.000.0000.0024.000.000.000.000.00
1980New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB3526110011000100000.167.167.667.834416.000.500.5000.0016.670.0016.676.00100.00
1981New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB36517110001003100000.059.200.059.2591020.063.000.17615.005.000.330.000.000.00
1981New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB36312262019001000000.500.538.9171.45511313.455.417.5007.690.000.007.6912.0050.00
1981New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB36310141000001100000.400.455.500.9555111.444.100.2009.099.091.000.000.0025.00
1984San Diego PadresChamp. SeriesMLB39414120002001100000.143.200.143.3432015.154.000.0716.676.671.000.000.000.00
1984San Diego PadresWorld SeriesMLB39512230002005000000.250.471.250.7213017.250.000.41729.410.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs517110001003100000.059.200.059.2591020.063.000.17615.005.000.330.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 7 yrs2485102231519005900000.259.300.494.79442990.239.235.2945.5610.001.805.5617.0040.91
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 5 yrs2480618200700111100000.225.319.250.56920291.261.025.16312.0912.091.000.000.0011.11

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1991New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya46First Base Coach1627191.43820.05Stump Merrill
1995San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn50Third Base Coach1447074.4868.03Bruce Bochy
1996Bakersfield BlazeCalifA+Minor-51Manager14039101.27950.00 
* 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 [7]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1974AL Player of the Month (April)1
1976American League Player of the Week (September 27-October 3)1
1977AL Player of the Month (August) ... American League Gold Glove (Third Base)2
1978American League Gold Glove (Third Base) ... American League Player of the Week (August 21-August 27)2
1981ALCS Most Valuable Player1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1988-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-03-24Purchased by Expos from Braves. 
1987-12-06ContractSigned as Free Agent by Braves. 
1987-11-09Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1987-04-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Braves. 
1986-12-18Released by Padres. 
1984-03-30TradeTraded by Yankees to Padres for Darin Cloninger and Dennis Rasmussen. 
1972-11-27TradeTraded by Indians with Jerry Moses to Yankees for Rusty Torres, Charlie Spikes, Jerry Kenney and John Ellis. 
1969-12-10TradeTraded by Twins with Ted Uhlaender, Bob Miller and Dean Chance to Indians for Stan Williams and Luis Tiant. 
* 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
1985San Diego PadresTeam Payroll40900,000-54591++370,78060,000900,000
1986San Diego PadresTeam Payroll41912,247-80689++386,34760,0001,812,247
1987Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll42219,500-3221655344,90660,0002,031,747
1988Montreal ExposTeam Payroll43200,000-3741447392,10762,5002,231,747
* 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