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Dan NormanTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1974-1987 MLB Years: 1977-1982
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PositionsOF-658, 1B-29Position when Drafted1B-OFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDaniel Edmund Norman
Height6-2Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 11,1955 [63.189]PlaceLos Angeles,California
High SchoolKennedy (Barstow,CA)
CollegeBarstow College (Barstow,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Cincinnati Reds [Team Picks] in the 15th round (359th overall) of the 1974 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 27,1977 [22.259]
OrganizationsNYN [5] CIN [4] MON [2] BAL [1] CHN [1] DET [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID16024Retrosheet IDnormd101MLBAM ID119836
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed54Power79Contact49XBH75RBIs74Runs48Hitting60Durability43Team.472Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1974BillingsPioRk-19682363470125441000000000.297.297.441.73810421236.284.144.144.3320.000.000.001.6959.0030.00
1975TampaFSLA+-20129461711261410752000000000.273.273.393.66618131461.262.120.119.3000.000.000.001.5265.8624.60
1976Three RiversEastAA-21134491641342091763000000000.273.273.454.72722346491.247.181.181.3300.000.000.003.4628.8834.33
1977Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-22802763373132103024333313100.264.344.435.77912025314.269.171.283.34710.5110.511.003.1827.6034.25
1977Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-226020926529553386203032000.249.323.411.7348619234.270.162.268.3288.5512.821.502.1441.8036.54
1977Totals for AAA-AAA         1404855912522715631010536345100.258.335.425.76020644548.270.167.276.3399.6711.501.192.7432.3335.20
1977New York MetsNLMLBnyn33of22716241000004200001.250.400.313.7135120.286.063.313.34120.0010.000.500.000.0025.00
1978Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-of2313247369133315186654526523100.281.354.482.83622854531.294.201.313.3769.7912.241.253.3926.2840.60
1978New York MetsNLMLBnyn33of231964717014101021400100.266.284.484.76831567.277.218.266.3392.9920.907.005.9716.0029.41
1979Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-of2481297358215575042304001200.276.340.431.77112827330.298.155.263.3449.0912.121.332.1242.4332.93
1979New York MetsNLMLBnyn8of24441109273131120102610121.245.311.373.684417122.293.128.236.3038.2021.312.602.4636.6725.93
1980New York MetsNLMLBnyn8of25699251711295061400001.185.235.283.51826498.197.098.217.2386.1214.292.332.0446.0023.53
1981Denver BearsAmerAAAmon-of267323946651331138133273620210.272.348.490.83811727270.278.218.372.37710.0013.331.334.0721.7341.54
1981Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-of264015023378142110272320100.247.288.393.6815913160.266.146.247.3104.3814.383.292.5037.5035.14
1981Totals for AAA-AAA         113389691022141559235345940310.262.326.452.77817640430.274.190.324.3527.9113.721.743.4925.9339.22
1982Wichita AerosAmerAAAmon-of27823582027204400110.348.429.6961.12516428.333.348.609.46614.2914.291.007.1411.5050.00
1982Montreal ExposNLMLBmon44of27536661430270172000000.212.288.348.63623573.273.136.227.2919.5927.402.862.7433.0035.71
1984Midland CubsTexAAchn-of2912944466126302217626679621140.284.379.502.88122353515.320.218.360.39113.0118.641.434.0821.1442.06
1985Birmingham BaronsSouAAdet-of3011843967116191198023387630210.264.326.442.76819439482.280.178.262.3407.8815.772.003.9423.1133.62
1986Hagerstown SunsCaroA+bal-of31973416098213137754546300430.287.381.481.86216437399.316.194.355.37913.5315.791.173.2626.2337.76
1986Charlotte O'sSouAAbal-of311141871026211800200.171.182.341.52314344.152.170.220.2222.2718.188.004.5520.5042.86
1986Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         10838268105223158375557100630.275.361.466.82717840443.298.191.340.36312.4216.031.293.3925.4738.10
1987Miami MarlinsFSLA+--1b3223698183017106700110.261.316.348.66424476.274.087.188.2917.899.211.171.3269.0022.22
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter192348297983113781297610223.227.287.362.64912622380.259.135.239.0007.6320.002.622.8931.6427.85
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter118341896151145211511416475635339481151018110.273.329.449.77818814034571.280.176.262.0007.4210.521.423.0829.7135.20
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter47416672374509121572454421173231109820.270.341.452.7937541691867.283.182.300.0009.2712.371.343.0529.2537.56
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter392141520538370125922561010618051550.271.323.462.7856541411532.274.191.264.0006.9211.751.703.8523.9836.81
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter24987113924238132113664607000540.278.323.424.74736972936.282.146.217.0006.417.481.172.2441.4829.75
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter682363470125441000000000.297.297.441.73810421236.284.144.144.0000.000.000.001.6959.0030.00
New York Mets Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter13928223655393080225610223.230.287.365.65210317307.256.135.241.0007.1718.242.552.9331.3326.15
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter536661430270172000000.212.288.348.63623573.273.136.227.0009.5927.402.862.7433.0035.71
Average MLB - Per 162 games16229424677393171246410223.227.287.362.64910619321.259.135.239.0007.6320.002.622.8931.6427.85
Average Minor - Per 162 games16257484157297198985466621220.273.329.449.77825855626.280.176.262.0007.4210.521.423.0829.7135.20

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1977New York MetsNLMLBnyn22OF6--8---881.0001.33------785.73.7
1978Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn23OF129--243692258249.9651.93------13297.792.1
1978New York MetsNLMLBnyn23OF18--331--34341.0001.89------1994.711.1
1979Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn24OF80--1411344158154.9751.93------8198.857.1
1979New York MetsNLMLBnyn24OF33--5442-6058.9671.76------4475.020.4
1980New York MetsNLMLBnyn25OF19--191--20201.0001.05------6927.511.7
1981Denver Bears AmerAAAmon26OF59--10022-104102.9811.73------7380.843.4
1981Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn26OF38--5621-5958.9831.53------4095.027.5
1982Wichita Aeros AmerAAAmon27OF6--12---12121.0002.00------875.04.4
1982Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27OF31--3011-3231.9691.00------5358.519.1
1984Midland Cubs TexAAchn29OF122--1761073193186.9641.52------12994.689.7
1984Midland Cubs TexAAchn291B1--81-1991.0009.00------1290.80.7
1985Birmingham Barons SouAAdet30OF58--104765117111.9491.91------11849.240.6
1985Birmingham Barons SouAAdet301B15--8223128784.9665.60------11812.710.5
1986Hagerstown Suns CaroA+bal31OF48--5714-6258.9351.21------9749.534.5
1986Hagerstown Suns CaroA+bal311B2--133-216161.0008.00------972.11.4
1986Charlotte O's SouAAbal31OF11--142--16161.0001.45------11100.07.6
1987Miami Marlins FSLA+-321B11--998210109107.9829.73------2347.88.3
MLB Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF107--14473-154151.9811.41------1070.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF312--55223166591575.9731.84------3120.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF191--29419138326313.9601.64------1910.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B16--9033139693.9695.81------160.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF48--5714-6258.9351.21------480.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B13--11211212125123.9849.46------130.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1977New York MetsNLMLBnyn22---------6-
1978Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn23---------129-
1978New York MetsNLMLBnyn23---------18-
1979Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn24---------80-
1979New York MetsNLMLBnyn24---------33-
1980New York MetsNLMLBnyn25---------19-
1981Denver Bears AmerAAAmon26---------59-
1981Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn26---------38-
1982Wichita Aeros AmerAAAmon27---------6-
1982Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27---------31-
1984Midland Cubs TexAAchn29--1------122-
1985Birmingham Barons SouAAdet30--15------58-
1986Hagerstown Suns CaroA+bal31--2------48-
1986Charlotte O's SouAAbal31---------11-
1987Miami Marlins FSLA+-32--11--------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1987Miami MarlinsFSLA+Minor-32Manager1334489.33138.54 
1989Kingsport MetsAppRkMinornyn34Hitting Coach723537.48614.03Jim Eschen
1990Kingsport MetsAppRkMinornyn35Hitting Coach724131.56912.52Jim Thrift
1992Columbus Red StixxSALAMinorcle37Hitting Coach1397762.554--1Mike BrownLost in Semi-Finals
1993Kinston IndiansCaroA+Minorcle38Hitting Coach1387167.514--2Dave KellerLost in Semi-Finals
1994Kinston IndiansCaroA+Minorcle39Hitting Coach1386078.4357.54Dave Keller
1995Arizona Padres ArizRkMinorsdn40Manager552431.43612.55 
1996Clinton LumberKingsMidwAMinorsdn41Hitting Coach1346470.4787.53Mike Ramsey
1998Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-Minoratl43Hitting Coach762452.31619.04Jim Saul
1999Myrtle Beach PelicansCaroA+Minoratl44Hitting Coach1397960.5681.02Brian SnitkerCo-League Champions
2000Helena RaptorsPioRkMinormil45Manager762650.34218.04 
2001Huntsville StarsSouAAMinormil46Hitting Coach1387563.5434.03Ed RomeroCo-League Champions (Jacksonville)
2003Trois-Rivieres SaintsCdnIndIndy-48Manager311417.4525.03 -
2008Barstow CollegeNCAANCAA-53Coach.000--None listed
* 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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1981-05-29TradeTraded by Mets with Jeff Reardon to Expos for Ellis Valentine. 
1977-06-15TradeTraded by Reds with Steve Henderson, Doug Flynn and Pat Zachry to Mets for Tom Seaver. 
* 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.