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Tom NietoTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1981-1991 MLB Years: 1984-1990
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Drafted
Rated Prospect

PositionsC-812, DH-1Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameThomas Andrew Nieto
Height6-1Weight205BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 27,1960 [58.262]PlaceDowney,California
High SchoolGahr (Cerritos,CA)
CollegeOral Roberts University (Tulsa,OK), Cerritos College (Norwalk,CA)

DraftedSelected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (60th overall) of the 1981 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (51st overall) of the 1980 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Minnesota Twins [Team Picks] in the 31st round (759th overall) of the 1979 Amateur Entry Draft
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1984-SLN-#5 ... 1985-SLN-#9
MLB DebutMay 10,1984 [23.195]
OrganizationsSLN [6] MIN [2] PHI [2] MON [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID15991Retrosheet IDniett001MLBAM ID119796
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed14Power44Contact31XBH42RBIs44Runs9Hitting40Durability37Team.489Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1981Oral RobertsCollegeJrc20551894767132145202161700000.354.405.6671.07212629205.335.313.386.4777.808.291.066.8313.5043.28
1981Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-c206218412332021910133353200.179.250.223.473414207.205.044.120.2286.2815.942.540.9792.0012.12
1982Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-c2196298337211353113298261100.242.320.349.66910419335.316.107.198.3078.6624.482.831.4959.6026.39
1983Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-c221153834410417155202417887300.272.352.360.71213823442.327.088.191.3289.2817.651.901.1376.6022.12
1984Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-c2377253237012173401144182200.277.332.415.74710520279.304.138.190.3375.0214.702.932.5136.1428.57
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23c233386724403120051800223.279.312.430.74237793.313.151.209.3215.3819.353.603.2328.6729.17
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23c2495253155710203402263736089.225.305.281.5867112288.264.056.150.2619.0312.851.420.000.0021.05
1986Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-c2553167215016031900244513130.299.389.449.8387519196.392.150.293.37012.2422.961.881.5355.6738.00
1986Montreal ExposNLMLBmon34c25306551331170162110013.200.278.323.60121572.279.123.200.2688.3329.173.501.3965.0038.46
1987Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-c26381101025500301112523000.227.309.273.582305126.294.046.136.2728.7319.842.270.000.0020.00
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin11c2641105721711120082435001.200.276.314.590339121.250.114.190.2676.6119.833.000.83105.0042.86
1988Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-c275315811447232100213212200.278.363.405.7686412184.328.127.259.34811.4117.391.521.6352.6727.27
1988Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin11c2724601400000011710002.067.097.067.1644062.093.000.017.0811.6127.4217.000.000.000.00
1989Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-c2846136826301700123022020.191.267.235.502324152.238.044.132.2347.8919.742.500.66136.0015.38
1989Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi19c281120130000006710000.150.370.150.5203027.231.000.300.28522.2225.931.170.000.000.00
1990Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-c2937112925202150083631120.223.290.295.585334125.307.072.143.2666.4028.804.501.6056.0016.00
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi11c2917301500040031110002.167.265.167.4325034.263.000.100.2188.8232.353.670.000.000.00
1991Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-c30195751530140051000000.263.323.368.69121462.304.105.193.3158.0616.132.001.6157.0026.67
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter251619371272445690355135101121120.205.280.281.56117433697.254.076.160.0007.8919.372.450.72123.8025.98
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter5961858176464787292052717841236241270.250.325.346.6716431142108.304.096.189.0008.4419.542.311.3864.0724.57
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter438137613135965422155041362972520970.261.336.362.698498911566.316.101.197.0008.6818.972.181.4062.5525.35
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter158482451051337502342115114300.218.294.301.59514523542.270.083.168.0007.7521.222.741.2968.8621.90
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter551894767132145202161700000.354.405.6671.07212629205.335.313.386.0007.808.291.066.8313.5043.28
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter12833922811423460231553621012.239.307.319.62610819381.276.080.165.0008.1414.441.770.79113.0023.46
Minnesota Twins Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter65165825711120094145003.152.213.224.437379183.195.072.127.0004.9222.404.560.55165.0036.00
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter306551331170162110013.200.278.323.60121572.279.123.200.0008.3329.173.501.3965.0038.46
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter28502800040091820002.160.311.160.4718061.250.000.180.00014.7529.512.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624002482153345023587671713.205.280.281.56111221450.254.076.160.0007.8919.372.450.72123.8025.98
Average Minor - Per 162 games162505481262128561248112107320.250.325.346.67117531573.304.096.189.0008.4419.542.311.3864.0724.57

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1981Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln20C53--270378-315307.9755.79-----66285.577.9
1982Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln21C84--4665834527524.9946.24-----129687.561.8
1983Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln22C113--60571159691676.9785.98-----611598.383.7
1984Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln23C75--4464384497489.9846.52-----57797.448.4
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23C32--135181-154153.9944.78-----23397.019.8
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24C95--3842843416412.9904.34-----1095100.058.6
1986Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon25C52--2952592329320.9736.15-----55398.136.6
1986Montreal ExposNLMLBmon25C30--1231131137134.9784.47-39490.7530100.018.6
1987Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin26C37--1931551213208.9775.62-----53897.426.2
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26C40--2101715228227.9965.68-39981.3-4197.624.7
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26DH1---------------412.40.6
1988Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin27C51--2762563307301.9805.90-----35396.235.9
1988Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27C24--108611115114.9914.75-10376.9224100.014.8
1989Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi28C44--2362572268261.9745.93-----94695.730.8
1989Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28C11--632--65651.0005.91-8188.9111100.06.8
1990Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi29C35--18915-12042041.0005.83-----53794.624.0
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29C17--575116362.9843.65-10376.9-17100.010.5
1991Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln30C19--775318582.9654.32-----119100.013.3
MLB Totals for C - 7 season(s)-   C249--108087111111781167.9914.69-1062084.1202490.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 8 season(s)-   C426--2317224532325942541.9805.96-----394260.00.0
AA Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C137--73695114842831.9876.07-----181370.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1981Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln20-53---------
1982Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln21-84---------
1983Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln22-113---------
1984Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln23-75---------
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23-32---------
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24-95---------
1986Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon25-52---------
1986Montreal ExposNLMLBmon25-30---------
1987Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin26-37---------
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26-40--------1
1988Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin27-51---------
1988Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27-24---------
1989Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi28-44---------
1989Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28-11---------
1990Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi29-35---------
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29-17---------
1991Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln30-19---------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1985St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB2413100000001200000.000.250.000.250004.000.000.33325.0050.002.000.000.000.00
1985St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB2425000001001200000.000.167.000.167006.000.000.20016.6733.332.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs13100000001200000.000.250.000.250004.000.000.33325.0050.002.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs25000001001200000.000.167.000.167006.000.000.20016.6733.332.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1992Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAMinorcin31Hitting Coach1439053.629--1Dave MileyLost in Finals
1993Charleston (Wv) WheelersSALAMinorcin32Manager1407664.5438.52 
1994Charleston (Wv) WheelersSALAMinorcin33Manager1406575.46421.05 
1996Greensboro BatsSALAMinornya35Hitting Coach1425686.39431.05Richard Patterson,Jimmy Johnson
1997Greensboro BatsSALAMinornya36Manager1407565.5362.03 Lost in Finals
1998Greensboro BatsSALAMinornya37Manager1427963.55611.52 Lost in Finals
1999Tampa YankeesFSLA+Minornya38Manager1367858.5747.52 
2000Tampa YankeesFSLA+Minornya39Manager1407070.50015.00 
2001New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya40Assistant Coach1609565.594--1Joe TorreLost World Series (Diamondbacks)
2002New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya41Assistant Coach16110358.640--1Joe TorreLost in 1st Round (Angels)
2003Palm Beach CardinalsFSLA+Minorsln42Manager1385484.39122.56 
2004Palm Beach CardinalsFSLA+Minorsln43Manager1347361.5454.02 
2005New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn44Assistant Coach1628379.5127.04Willie Randolph-
2006New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn45Assistant Coach1629765.599--1Willie RandolphLost NLCS (Cardinals)
2007New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn46Assistant Coach1628874.5431.02Willie Randolph
2008New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn47First Base Coach1628973.5493.02Willie Randolph,Jerry Manuel
2009New Britain Rock CatsEastAAMinormin48Manager1417269.51110.52 Lost in Semi-Finals
2010Rochester Red WingsILAAAMinormin49Manager1444995.34038.56 
2011Rochester Red WingsILAAAMinormin50Manager1445391.36829.06 
2012Gulf Coast Yankees -GCLRkMinornya51Manager603525.5831.03 
2013Gulf Coast Yankees -GCLRkMinornya52Manager602832.4675.04 
2014Gulf Coast Yankees -GCLRkMinornya53Manager603822.633--1 Lost in Finals
2017Orem OwlzPioRkMinorana56Manager754926.653--1 Lost in Finals
* 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 [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2017Pioneer League Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1990-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-10-24TradeTraded by Twins with Eric Bullock and Tom Herr to Phillies for Shane Rawley and Cash. 
1987-02-03TradeTraded by Expos with Jeff Reardon to Twins for Jeff Reed, Yorkis Perez, Al Cardwood and Neal Heaton. 
1986-03-31TradeTraded by Cardinals to Expos for Fred Manrique. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 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
1985St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll2460,000-51635-370,78060,00060,000
1986Montreal ExposTeam Payroll2590,000-5202226386,34760,000150,000
1987Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll2660,000-59528-344,90660,000210,000
1988Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll27103,500-4822032392,10762,500313,500
1989Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll28115,000-4872340429,80262,500428,500
1990Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll29100,000-64941-515,727100,000528,500
* 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