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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Preston Michael O'Berry
Stat Years
1973-1985  [mlb] 1979-1985
6-2 / 195
Right / Right
C (625) ... 1B (2) ... 3B (2)
Draft Position
Born Date/Place
High School
Ensley (Birmingham,AL)
University of South Alabama (Mobile, Alabama)
Selected by the Boston Red Sox in Round #22 (#516 overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1979-04-08 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.353)
Service Time
BOS [3] CIN [2] NYA [2] CHN [1] CAL [1] MON [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 16066 ... retro id: oberm001 ... mlbam id: 119887
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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    1973South AlabamaIndyNCAANCAA-1------19c------1926380004105501000.308.000.308.308080.000.000.0000.
    1974South AlabamaIndyNCAANCAA-1------20c------35892122507251091605300.247.307.539.8461064812.000.292.2178.4915.091.7812.76.6054.5
    1975South AlabamaIndyNCAANCAA-1------21cDR:22-516---5214222386142980301813100.268.397.408.8051775811.000.140.28116.9510.170.6035.52.2629.0
    1975Winter HavenFSLA+----21c---13996582105000000000.
    1977Bristol Red SoxEastAAbos-23c---31253524672102225105694215100.205.316.261.5774269214.219.056.27213.1522.071.68176.00.4719.4
    1978Bristol Red SoxEastAAbos-24c---41143394180121641744689311100.236.332.330.66240011219.239.094.30211.5022.251.9356.51.5023.8
    1979Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-25c---53478613101500112403100.
    1979Boston Red SoxALMLBbos5025cL-S-E-P5435981010140051612103.
    1980Midland CubsTexAAchn-26c---65717331429312324374101200.243.373.347.7202136013.306.104.30817.3719.251.11173.00.4731.0
    1980Wichita AerosAmerAAAchn-26c---6923462006002511200.261.321.348.6692982.174.087.3006.9017.242.500.00.0033.3
    1980Chicago CubsNLMLBchn626cL-S-E-P6194871010050051302200.
    1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin927cL-S-E-P755111620311500141903003.
    1982Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-28c---845105112031050061502200.
    1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin928cL-S-E-P82145510200300101300001.222.364.267.63155122.267.045.31318.1823.641.300.00.0020.0
    1983Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAcal-29c---95717943558142441383102100.307.427.430.8572207713.352.123.35217.2714.090.8244.81.8223.6
    1983California AngelsALMLBcal329cL-S-E-P9266071010150031102001.
    1984Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-30c---107018717424142610203614600.225.294.321.615218609.209.096.2489.1716.511.8046.81.8321.4
    1984New York YankeesALMLBnya5830cL-S-E-P101332382005002200000.250.294.313.60734102.125.063.2675.885.881.000.00.0025.0
    1985Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-31c---11441218214011020112202100.
    1985Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-31c---1118577132017005600100.228.286.316.60263183.175.088.2357.949.521.2057.01.5923.1
    1985Montreal ExposNLMLBmon1831cL-S-E-P112021240000104301000.190.320.190.5102640.238.000.22215.3811.540.750.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (7 yrs)1973763872101327104377110308.
    National League Totals (4 yrs)11522520446111310334806204.
    American League Totals (3 yrs)8215118284021400102914104.
    Minor League Totals72320402704386914242091792323637411800.
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals10625746681111158100443919400.265.369.444.81331511423.389.179.27013.9712.380.8923.43.4933.8
    Minor: A+ Totals1504265674145437000000000.
    Minor: AA Totals296864118194316989108139224527400.225.334.306.640103926446.244.081.29113.3821.561.6196.00.8723.7
    Minor: AAA Totals27775096170243118371931392141400.227.308.311.61987323338.216.084.25910.6515.921.4968.21.2622.4
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (2 yrs)761561130511800243203004.192.300.256.556183407.218.064.23613.1117.491.33156.00.5523.3
    Boston Red Sox Totals (1 yrs)435981010140051612103.
    California Angels Totals (1 yrs)266071010150031102001.
    Montreal Expos Totals (1 yrs)2021240000104301000.190.320.190.5102640.238.000.22215.3811.540.750.00.000.0
    Chicago Cubs Totals (1 yrs)194871010050051302200.
    New York Yankees Totals (1 yrs)1332382005002200000.250.294.313.60734102.125.063.2675.885.881.000.00.0025.0
    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
    1978Bristol Red SoxEastAA24C11300.064876137737724.9826.400.0081.999.11
    1979Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA25C3200.01641662186180.9685.600.0022.994.12
    1979Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA251B200.0402064.6672.
    1979Boston Red SoxALMLB25C430201.2103751115110.9572.600.5526.9100.02
    1980Midland CubsTexAA26C5500.033739116387376.9726.800.0040.496.52
    1980Wichita AerosAmerAAA26C700.0265213331.9394.400.005.277.84
    1980Chicago CubsNLMLB26C190143.2941622112110.9825.800.7711.7100.03
    1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLB27C550343.22082242234230.9834.200.6750.9100.02
    1982Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA28C3600.01721843194190.9795.300.0026.580.03
    1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLB28C210136.08412129796.9904.600.7113.0100.03
    1983Edmonton TrappersPCLAAA29C5700.02891986316308.9755.400.0040.1100.02
    1983California AngelsALMLB29C260173.27780085851.0003.300.4916.0100.02
    1984Columbus ClippersILAAA30C6900.03564485408400.9805.800.0049.698.62
    1984Columbus ClippersILAAA303B100.0001010.0000.
    1984New York YankeesALMLB30C12082.25350158581.0004.800.717.492.33
    1984New York YankeesALMLB303B101.1000000.0000.
    1985Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA31C4400.02132362242236.9755.400.0031.0100.02
    1985Columbus ClippersILAAA31C1600.0889219997.9806.100.0011.588.95
    1985Montreal ExposNLMLB31C20087.15360259591.0003.000.6812.4100.04
    MLB Totals - (C)19601,16667276121014.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (3B)101000000.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (C)261001308134362016.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (1B)200402012.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (3B)100001000.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (C)16800985115241317.0000.000.00---------
    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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