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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Carl Edward Nichols
Stat Years
1980-1997  [mlb] 1986-1991
Height/Weight
6-0 / 184
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
C (952) ... OF (86) ... 1B (17) ... 3B (9) ... SS (4) ... 2B (1)
Draft Position
C-SS
Born Date/Place
High School
Compton (Compton,CA)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Baltimore Orioles in Round #4 (#104 overall) of the 1980 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1986-09-14 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.335)
Service Time
Organizations
BAL [7] HOU [3] DET [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 15960 ... retro id: nichc001 ... mlbam id: 119760
Relations
Uncle of Ray Lankford
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1980Bluefield OriolesAppRkbal-17c---1378524182201041181230100.212.364.282.646107244.318.070.24316.8211.210.670.00.0022.2
    1981Hagerstown SunsCaroA+----18c---23881822401634121901010.272.366.358.72494295.222.086.34412.7720.211.5881.01.0622.7
    1981Miami OriolesFSLA+bal-18c-1b---21631160003003501100.194.257.194.4513660.097.000.2228.3313.891.670.00.000.0
    1982Macon PeachesSALAdet-19c---384257335510203071275021300.214.291.268.5592906912.183.054.2629.3117.241.850.00.0021.8
    1983Newark OriolesNYPLA-bal-20c---466217406314052643365941310.290.396.424.8202619219.304.134.37213.7922.611.6443.41.9230.2
    1983San Jose BeesCalifA+bal-20c---45415216314011220214230310.204.307.250.557179385.197.046.26811.7323.462.00152.00.5616.1
    1984San Jose BeesCalifA+----21c---5121389538814245492548143410.226.324.303.62745411820.234.077.27311.8917.841.5097.20.8822.7
    1985Charlotte O'sSouAAbal-22c---6115331457811223774485194720.236.342.299.6413999915.218.063.26712.0312.781.06165.50.5019.2
    1986Charlotte O'sSouAAbal-23c---711843963118261147282617882210.269.367.428.79551218841.312.159.29811.9115.231.2831.42.7334.8
    1986Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2523cL-S-E-P755000000001400010.000.167.000.167600.200.000.00016.6766.674.000.00.000.0
    1987Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-24c---81083644593153115234427636010.255.337.404.74141514729.261.149.29610.1218.311.8133.12.6531.2
    1987Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2624cL-S-E-P81321481003001401000.381.409.429.8382391.095.048.4714.3517.394.000.00.0012.5
    1988Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-25c---97519320447131601215012110.228.306.321.6272186211.197.093.2919.6322.942.3864.31.3825.0
    1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2625cL-S-E-P918472910010031001103.191.235.213.44852101.085.022.2375.7719.233.330.00.0011.1
    1989Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-26c---10104340458727142700357613230.256.325.376.70138112832.224.120.3179.1919.952.1785.01.0536.8
    1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2826cL-S-E-P10813010002000300000.077.077.077.1541310.000.000.1000.0023.080.000.00.000.0
    1990Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-27c---1158170244311043310303922170.253.369.388.7572056615.318.135.30514.6319.021.3042.51.9534.9
    1990Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2827cL-S-E-P113249710300110081111211.204.317.265.58261133.224.061.25013.1118.031.380.00.0030.0
    1991Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-28c---123612113264131700172712000.215.317.339.656141418.264.124.25312.0619.151.5940.32.1330.8
    1991Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2828cL-S-E-P12205131030010051700010.196.268.255.52356133.157.059.2948.9330.363.400.00.0030.0
    1993Sioux Falls CanariesNorthernIndy------30c---1347173254411053110123542212.254.314.405.7191937016.225.151.2896.2218.132.9234.62.5936.4
    1994Sioux Falls CanariesNorthernIndy------31c---14792895583170147000216141422.287.340.491.83131914231.277.204.3176.5819.122.9020.64.3937.3
    1995Sioux City ExplorersNorthernIndy------32c---15833034788230115711296041146.290.359.475.83433814434.281.185.3308.5817.752.0727.53.2538.6
    1996Reno ChukarsWestIndy------33c---168734760110291208941287752547.317.371.579.95038720150.352.262.3537.2419.902.7517.45.1745.5
    1997Mission Viejo VigilantesWestIndy------34c---1768257417419163612226850524.288.349.440.78928911326.233.152.3627.6123.533.0942.82.0835.1
    MLB Totals (6 yrs)9618616388001800184913334.204.274.247.521211468.140.043.2718.5323.222.720.00.0021.0
    National League Totals (3 yrs)6011310216001400133111221.186.271.239.510130276.168.053.25010.0023.852.380.00.0028.6
    American League Totals (3 yrs)367361720040051802113.233.278.260.53881192.096.027.3046.1722.223.600.00.0011.8
    Minor League Totals1030317043077214915523954822425665412828190.244.338.349.68736921107216.248.105.29011.5118.011.5661.01.4128.0
    Minor: Indy Totals36413692283999925628374112301226171321.291.351.489.8401526670157.282.198.3337.3419.722.6924.53.6739.3
    Minor: Rk Totals378524182201041181230100.212.364.282.646107244.318.070.24316.8211.210.670.00.0022.2
    Minor: A- Totals66217406314052643365941310.290.396.424.8202619219.304.134.37213.7922.611.6443.41.9230.2
    Minor: A Totals84257335510203071275021300.214.291.268.5592906912.183.054.2629.3117.241.850.00.0021.8
    Minor: A+ Totals229653781472226751469014775830.225.322.292.61476319130.217.067.27811.8019.271.63108.80.7920.4
    Minor: AA Totals23377010819637316109156109129176930.255.356.373.72991128756.271.118.28411.9614.161.1848.11.7628.6
    Minor: AAA Totals381118814729364625145451452688154120.247.332.374.706136044495.248.127.29810.6619.711.8547.51.8432.4
    Houston Astros Totals (3 yrs)6011310216001400133111221.186.271.239.510130276.168.053.25010.0023.852.380.00.0028.6
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (3 yrs)367361720040051802113.233.278.260.53881192.096.027.3046.1722.223.600.00.0011.8
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1980Bluefield OriolesAppRk17C2200.01001124113111.9825.000.0032.459.52
    1980Bluefield OriolesAppRk171B400.02710528281.0007.000.005.910.83
    1980Bluefield OriolesAppRk17OF200.02100331.0001.500.002.95.48
    1981Hagerstown SunsCaroA+18C2400.01131812132131.9925.500.0017.463.23
    1981Miami OriolesFSLA+18C600.0223202725.9264.200.004.437.55
    1981Miami OriolesFSLA+181B400.0121321613.8133.300.002.925.07
    1981Hagerstown SunsCaroA+182B100.08100991.0009.000.000.72.66
    1981Miami OriolesFSLA+183B100.00101111.0001.000.000.76.37
    1981Hagerstown SunsCaroA+18SS200.0011121.5000.500.001.45.34
    1981Miami OriolesFSLA+18SS100.0031043.7503.000.000.76.35
    1981Hagerstown SunsCaroA+18OF800.0101111211.9171.400.005.821.18
    1982Macon PeachesSALA19C6500.035345211419398.9506.100.0047.177.42
    1982Macon PeachesSALA191B500.03340437371.0007.400.003.66.03
    1982Macon PeachesSALA19OF600.05000551.0000.800.004.37.19
    1983Newark OriolesNYPLA-20C4900.03304746381377.9907.700.0066.274.21
    1983Newark OriolesNYPLA-203B300.02630118.7272.700.004.14.54
    1983Newark OriolesNYPLA-20SS100.0423196.6676.000.001.41.53
    1983Newark OriolesNYPLA-20OF1000.01210013131.0001.300.0013.515.210
    1983San Jose BeesCalifA+20C3900.019130122233221.9485.700.0027.972.23
    1983San Jose BeesCalifA+203B500.02631118.7271.600.003.69.38
    1983San Jose BeesCalifA+20OF1300.0113211614.8751.100.009.324.19
    1984San Jose BeesCalifA+21C11900.07691121611897881.9827.400.0085.098.31
    1984San Jose BeesCalifA+21OF100.0001010.0000.000.000.70.812
    1985Charlotte O'sSouAA22C9800.046567149546532.9745.400.0068.585.21
    1985Charlotte O'sSouAA22OF1200.0314113635.9722.900.008.410.49
    1986Charlotte O'sSouAA23C11000.0693110159818803.9827.300.0076.493.21
    1986Charlotte O'sSouAA23OF400.0701087.8751.800.002.83.412
    1986Baltimore OriolesALMLB23C500.01100011111.0002.200.003.1100.06
    1987Rochester Red WingsILAAA24C9900.05956489667659.9886.700.0071.291.71
    1987Rochester Red WingsILAAA24OF1100.0221112423.9582.100.007.910.210
    1987Baltimore OriolesALMLB24C1300.03930142421.0003.200.008.0100.03
    1988Rochester Red WingsILAAA25C7300.03304477381374.9825.100.0051.897.32
    1988Rochester Red WingsILAAA25OF200.0501065.8332.500.001.42.711
    1988Baltimore OriolesALMLB25C1300.06612127978.9876.000.008.172.23
    1988Baltimore OriolesALMLB25OF300.05100661.0002.000.001.916.713
    1989Tucson TorosPCLAAA26C9900.054276119629618.9836.200.0069.795.21
    1989Tucson TorosPCLAAA26OF600.01110012121.0002.000.004.25.813
    1989Houston AstrosNLMLB26C600.01610017171.0002.800.003.775.04
    1990Tucson TorosPCLAAA27C4600.02283454267262.9815.700.0032.479.32
    1990Tucson TorosPCLAAA271B100.08100991.0009.000.000.71.74
    1990Tucson TorosPCLAAA27OF700.0611087.8751.000.004.912.112
    1990Houston AstrosNLMLB27C1500.0649137473.9864.900.009.346.94
    1990Houston AstrosNLMLB271B300.0221212523.9207.700.001.99.45
    1990Houston AstrosNLMLB27OF100.0000000.0000.000.000.63.114
    1991Tucson TorosPCLAAA28C3400.02373048271267.9857.900.0024.394.42
    1991Houston AstrosNLMLB28C1700.0861432103100.9715.900.0010.585.02
    MLB Totals - (C)69002823958326321.9854.700.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (1B)300221212523.9207.700.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)4005100661.0001.500.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (C)351001932248353722152180.9846.200.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)1008100991.0009.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)2600443315047.9401.800.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (C)208001158177291813641335.9796.400.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (OF)1600384214442.9552.600.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (C)188001095163311512891258.9766.700.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (1B)400121321613.8133.300.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (2B)1008100991.0009.000.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (3B)6002732129.7501.500.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (SS)300042164.6671.300.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (OF)2200214422925.8621.100.000.00.00
    A Totals - (C)650035345211419398.9506.100.000.00.00
    A Totals - (1B)5003340437371.0007.400.000.00.00
    A Totals - (OF)6005000551.0000.800.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (C)49003304746381377.9907.700.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (3B)3002630118.7272.700.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (SS)100423196.6676.000.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (OF)10001210013131.0001.300.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (C)22001001124113111.9825.000.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (1B)4002710528281.0007.000.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (OF)2002100331.0001.500.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1980Minor-224------2-
    1981Minor-304113---8-
    1982Minor-655------6-
    1983Minor-88--81---23-
    1984Minor-119-------1-
    1985Minor-98-------12-
    1986MLB-5---------
    1986Minor-110-------4-
    1987MLB-13---------
    1987Minor-99-------11-
    1988MLB-13-------3-
    1988Minor-73-------2-
    1989MLB-6---------
    1989Minor-99-------6-
    1990MLB-153------1-
    1990Minor-461------7-
    1991MLB-17---------
    1991Minor-34---------
    Totals-95217194---86-