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Carl NicholsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1980-1997 MLB Years: 1986-1991
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Rated Prospect

PositionsC-952, OF-86, 1B-17, 3B-9, SS-4, 2B-1Position when DraftedC-SSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameCarl Edward Nichols
Height6-0Weight184BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 14,1962 [55.189]PlaceLos Angeles,California
High SchoolCompton (Compton,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Baltimore Orioles [Team Picks] in the 4th round (104th overall) of the 1980 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1988-BAL-#10
MLB DebutSeptember 14,1986 [23.335]
OrganizationsBAL [7] HOU [3] DET [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID15960Retrosheet IDnichc001MLBAM ID119760
RelationshipsUncle of Ray Lankford
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed34Power58Contact37XBH59RBIs59Runs47Hitting48Durability56Team.468Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1980Bluefield OriolesAppRkbal-c17378524182201041181230100.212.364.282.646244107.243.070.318.31416.8211.210.670.000.0022.22
1981Hagerstown SunsCaroA+--c183881822401634121901010.272.366.358.72429594.344.086.222.33612.7720.211.581.0681.0022.73
1981Miami OriolesFSLA+bal-c-1b181631160003003501100.194.257.194.4516036.222.000.097.2188.3313.891.670.000.000.00
1981Totals for A+-A+         54112928401934152402110.250.336.313.649355130.307.063.188.30311.5418.461.600.77112.0017.86
1982Macon PeachesSALAdet-c1984257335510203071275021300.214.291.268.5596912290.262.054.183.2629.3117.241.850.000.0021.82
1983Newark OriolesNYPLA-bal-c2066217406314052643365941310.290.396.424.8209219261.372.134.304.37213.7922.611.641.9243.4030.16
1983San Jose BeesCalifA+bal-c205415216314011220214230310.204.307.250.557385179.268.046.197.26511.7323.462.000.56152.0016.13
1983Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1203695694180638635710171620.255.360.352.71213024440.328.097.260.32812.9522.951.771.3661.5025.53
1984San Jose BeesCalifA+--c21121389538814245492548143410.226.324.303.62711820454.273.077.234.29411.8917.841.500.8897.2522.73
1985Charlotte O'sSouAAbal-c22115331457811223774485194720.236.342.299.6419915399.267.063.218.29912.0312.781.060.50165.5019.23
1986Charlotte O'sSouAAbal-c2311843963118261147282617882210.269.367.428.79518841512.298.159.312.35811.9115.231.282.7331.3634.75
1986Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal25c2355000000001400010.000.167.000.167006.000.000.200.00016.6766.674.000.000.000.00
1987Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-c241083644593153115234427636010.255.337.404.74114729415.296.149.261.32910.1218.311.812.6533.0931.18
1987Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26c241321481003001401000.381.409.429.8389123.471.048.095.3744.3517.394.000.000.0012.50
1988Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-c257519320447131601215012110.228.306.321.6276211218.291.093.197.2889.6322.942.381.3864.3325.00
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26c2518472910010031001103.191.235.213.44810152.237.022.085.2095.7719.233.330.000.0011.11
1989Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-c26104340458727142700357613230.256.325.376.70112832381.317.120.224.3179.1919.952.171.0585.0036.78
1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28c26813010002000300000.077.077.077.1541013.100.000.000.0700.0023.080.000.000.000.00
1990Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-c2758170244311043310303922170.253.369.388.7576615205.305.135.318.33714.6319.021.301.9542.5034.88
1990Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28c273249710300110081111211.204.317.265.58213361.250.061.224.27013.1118.031.380.000.0030.00
1991Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-c283612113264131700172712000.215.317.339.656418141.253.124.264.30512.0619.151.592.1340.3330.77
1991Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28c28205131030010051700010.196.268.255.52313356.294.059.157.2388.9330.363.400.000.0030.00
1993Sioux Falls CanariesNorthernInd-3047173254411053110123542212.254.314.405.7197016193.289.151.225.3196.2218.132.922.5934.6036.36
1994Sioux Falls CanariesNorthernInd-31792895583170147000216141422.287.340.491.83114231319.317.204.277.3566.5819.122.904.3920.6437.35
1995Sioux City ExplorersNorthernInd-32833034788230115711296041146.290.359.475.83414434338.330.185.281.3638.5817.752.073.2527.5538.64
1996Reno ChukarsWestInd-338734760110291208941287752547.317.371.579.95020150387.353.262.352.4007.2419.902.755.1717.3545.45
1997Mission Viejo VigilantesWestInd-3468257417419163612226850524.288.349.440.78911326289.362.152.233.3447.6123.533.092.0842.8335.14
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter9618616388001800184913334.204.274.247.521468211.271.043.140.0008.5323.222.720.000.0021.05
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter1030317043077214915523954822425665412828190.244.338.349.68711072163692.290.105.248.00011.5118.011.561.4160.9627.98
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter381118814729364625145451452688154120.247.332.374.706444951360.298.127.248.00010.6619.711.851.8447.5232.42
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter23377010819637316109156109129176930.255.356.373.72928756911.284.118.271.00011.9614.161.181.7648.1328.57
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter229653781472226751469014775830.225.322.292.61419130763.278.067.217.00011.8019.271.630.79108.8320.41
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter84257335510203071275021300.214.291.268.5596912290.262.054.183.0009.3117.241.850.000.0021.82
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter66217406314052643365941310.290.396.424.8209219261.372.134.304.00013.7922.611.641.9243.4030.16
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter378524182201041181230100.212.364.282.646244107.243.070.318.00016.8211.210.670.000.0022.22
Ind Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter36413692283999925628374112301226171321.291.351.489.8406701571526.333.198.282.0007.3419.722.693.6724.4539.35
Houston Astros Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter6011310216001400133111221.186.271.239.510276130.250.053.168.00010.0023.852.380.000.0028.57
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter367361720040051802113.233.278.260.53819281.304.027.096.0006.1722.223.600.000.0011.76
Average MLB - Per 162 games162314276414003000308325557.204.274.247.5217814356.271.043.140.0008.5323.222.720.000.0021.05
Average Minor - Per 162 games16249968121232862836710564430.244.338.349.68717434581.290.105.248.00011.5118.011.561.4160.9627.98

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1980Bluefield Orioles AppRkbal17C22--1001124113111.9825.05-----73759.532.4
1980Bluefield Orioles AppRkbal171B4--271-528281.0007.00------3710.85.9
1980Bluefield Orioles AppRkbal17OF2--21--331.0001.50------375.42.9
1981Hagerstown Suns CaroA+-18C24--1131812132131.9925.46-----73863.217.4
1981Hagerstown Suns CaroA+-18OF8--101111211.9171.38------3821.15.8
1981Miami Orioles FSLA+bal18C6--2232-2725.9264.17------1637.54.4
1981Miami Orioles FSLA+bal181B4--121321613.8133.25------1625.02.9
1981Hagerstown Suns CaroA+-18SS2---11121.5000.50------385.31.4
1981Miami Orioles FSLA+bal183B1---1-1111.0001.00------166.30.7
1981Hagerstown Suns CaroA+-182B1--81--991.0009.00------382.60.7
1981Miami Orioles FSLA+bal18SS1---31-43.7503.00------166.30.7
1982Macon Peaches SALAdet19C65--35345211419398.9506.12-----108477.447.1
1982Macon Peaches SALAdet19OF6--5---551.0000.83------847.14.3
1982Macon Peaches SALAdet191B5--334-437371.0007.40------846.03.6
1983Newark Orioles NYPLA-bal20C49--3304746381377.9907.69-----166674.266.2
1983Newark Orioles NYPLA-bal20OF10--121--13131.0001.30------6615.213.5
1983Newark Orioles NYPLA-bal203B3--263-118.7272.67------664.54.1
1983Newark Orioles NYPLA-bal20SS1--423196.6676.00------661.51.4
1983San Jose Bees CalifA+bal20C39--19130122233221.9485.67-----85472.227.9
1983San Jose Bees CalifA+bal20OF13--113211614.8751.08------5424.19.3
1983San Jose Bees CalifA+bal203B5--2631118.7271.60------549.33.6
1984San Jose Bees CalifA+-21C119--7691121611897881.9827.40-----3312198.385.0
1984San Jose Bees CalifA+-21OF1----1-1---------1210.80.7
1985Charlotte O's SouAAbal22C98--46567149546532.9745.43------11585.268.5
1985Charlotte O's SouAAbal22OF12--314113635.9722.92------11510.48.4
1986Charlotte O's SouAAbal23C110--693110159818803.9827.30-----1411893.276.4
1986Charlotte O's SouAAbal23OF4--7-1-87.8751.75------1183.42.8
1986Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal23C5--11---11111.0002.20-2-100.015100.03.1
1987Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal24C99--5956489667659.9886.66-----910891.771.2
1987Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal24OF11--221112423.9582.09------10810.27.9
1987Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal24C13--393-142421.0003.23-7370.0-13100.08.0
1988Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal25C73--3304477381374.9825.12-----127597.351.8
1988Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal25OF2--5-1-65.8332.50------752.71.4
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal25C13--6612127978.9876.00-8850.031872.28.1
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal25OF3--51--661.0002.00------1816.71.9
1989Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou26C99--54276119629618.9836.24-----1110495.269.7
1989Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou26OF6--111--12121.0002.00------1045.84.2
1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26C6--161--17171.0002.83-1-100.0-875.03.7
1990Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou27C46--2283454267262.9815.70-----55879.332.4
1990Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou27OF7--611-87.8751.00------5812.14.9
1990Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou271B1--81--991.0009.00------581.70.7
1990Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27C15--649137473.9864.87-8466.723246.99.3
1990Houston AstrosNLMLBhou271B3--221212523.9207.67------329.41.9
1990Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27OF1---------------323.10.6
1991Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou28C34--2373048271267.9857.85-----73694.424.3
1991Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28C17--861432103100.9715.88-8947.122085.010.5
MLB Totals for C - 6 season(s)-   C69--2823958326321.9854.65-342458.68690.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF4--51--661.0001.50------40.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B3--221212523.9207.67------30.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 5 season(s)-   C351--1932248353722152180.9846.21-----443510.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF26--443315047.9401.81------260.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--81--991.0009.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C208--1158177291813641335.9796.42-----142080.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF16--384214442.9552.63------160.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C188--1095163311512891258.9766.69-----481880.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF22--214422925.8621.14------220.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B6--2732129.7501.50------60.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B4--121321613.8133.25------40.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS3---42164.6671.33------30.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1--81--991.0009.00------10.00.0
A Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C65--35345211419398.9506.12-----10650.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF6--5---551.0000.83------60.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B5--334-437371.0007.40------50.00.0
A- Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C49--3304746381377.9907.69-----16490.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF10--121--13131.0001.30------100.00.0
A- Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B3--263-118.7272.67------30.00.0
A- Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS1--423196.6676.00------10.00.0
Rk Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C22--1001124113111.9825.05-----7220.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B4--271-528281.0007.00------40.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF2--21--331.0001.50------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1980Bluefield Orioles AppRkbal17-224------2-
1981Hagerstown Suns CaroA+-18-24-12----8-
1981Miami Orioles FSLA+bal18-64-11-----
1982Macon Peaches SALAdet19-655------6-
1983Newark Orioles NYPLA-bal20-49--13---10-
1983San Jose Bees CalifA+bal20-39---5---13-
1984San Jose Bees CalifA+-21-119-------1-
1985Charlotte O's SouAAbal22-98-------12-
1986Charlotte O's SouAAbal23-110-------4-
1986Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal23-5---------
1987Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal24-99-------11-
1987Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal24-13---------
1988Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal25-73-------2-
1988Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal25-13-------3-
1989Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou26-99-------6-
1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26-6---------
1990Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou27-461------7-
1990Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27-153------1-
1991Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou28-34---------
1991Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28-17---------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2010Albany DutchmenNew York CollegiateCollege47281071833521912491822000.308.373.421.794458120.364.113.2717.5015.002.000.83107.0024.24
New York Collegiate Totals - 1 yrs281071833521912491822000.308.373.421.794458120.364.113.2717.5015.002.000.83107.0024.24

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1994Northern League All-Star (C)1
1996Western League All-Star (C)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1991-10-16Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1989-03-31TradeTraded by Orioles to Astros for Victor Hithe and Dave Johnson. 
* 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
1986Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll2360,000-61434-386,34760,00060,000
1987Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll2460,000-59538-344,90660,000120,000
1988Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll2565,000-5902416392,10762,500185,000
1989Houston AstrosTeam Payroll2662,500-69136-429,80262,500247,500
1990Houston AstrosTeam Payroll27100,000-64938-515,727100,000347,500
1991Houston AstrosTeam Payroll28100,000-62040-742,231100,000447,500
* 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