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Dan O'BrienTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1975-1981 MLB Years: 1978-1979
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PositionsP-117Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDaniel Jogues O'Brien
Height6-4Weight215BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateApril 22,1954 [64.061]PlaceSt. Petersburg,Florida
High SchoolBishop Barry (St. Petersburg,FL)
CollegeFlorida State University (Tallahassee,FL)

DraftedSelected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (61st overall) of the 1976 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Chicago White Sox [Team Picks] in the 16th round (371st overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Cleveland Indians [Team Picks] in the 27th round (611st overall) of the 1972 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsChase Riddle
MLB DebutSeptember 4,1978 [24.135]
OrganizationsSLN [3] ATL [2] HOU [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID16071Retrosheet IDobrid102MLBAM ID119890
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts50Walks60Hittable42SO/BB60vsPower42Hitting30Durability57Team.518Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1975Florida StateCollegeNCAAJrST211521.481717012500140.09933230441270001.026.36--2.838.162.89.882-
1977St. Petersburg CardinalsFSLA+sln-S/R23033.91633100023.0201110113280101.437.830.395.0910.962.15.000-
1977Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-ST23983.45232035401133.01405351646956001.409.470.413.116.432.07.529-
1977Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R09113.52292366401156.016064617591236101.409.230.403.407.102.08.450-
1978Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-ST241232.75171706200118.09945361162914001.367.550.844.736.941.47.800-
1978Springfield RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-S/R24413.441266100155.0452521532402001.407.360.825.246.551.25.800-
1978Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R01642.97292367201173.0144705716941316001.387.490.834.896.821.39.800-
1978St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34S/R24024.50725001018.02212918120121.6711.000.504.006.001.50.0003.64
1979Springfield RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-ST251054.44222116200142.015678702242833101.399.891.392.665.261.98.667-
1979St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26Rel25118.18606004011.02110100350002.1817.18--2.454.091.67.5002.64
1980Richmond BravesILAAAatl-Rel26822.97304262103106.0953835333445001.218.070.252.803.741.33.800-
1981Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-Rel270010.50707004012.02115143741002.3315.752.255.253.000.57--
1981Richmond BravesILAAAatl-Rel27026.4316016008035.0433225518202001.7411.061.294.635.141.11.000-
1981Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0027.47230230012047.0644739825243001.8912.261.534.794.600.96.000-
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter135.9013211005029.0432219111170121.8613.340.313.415.281.55.2500.62
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter43243.781337162219125624.06192972625625340523201.408.930.813.655.841.60.642-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter22104.028031499384338.03391731513512518712101.379.030.933.334.981.50.688-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter21113.4647371011641263.02601131012011519011001.438.900.683.946.501.65.656-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter033.91633100023.0201110113280101.437.830.395.0910.962.15.000-
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1521.481717012500140.09933230441270001.026.36--2.838.162.89.882-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter135.9013211005029.0432219111170121.8613.340.313.415.281.55.250-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings8235.9099158400380220.032616714488312908151.8613.340.313.415.281.55.2580.62
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1583.784725227342220.02181059220891438101.408.930.813.655.841.60.652-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1977Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-232322371024000400000.318.318.636.95414322.313.318.318.4110.0018.180.009.0911.0042.86
1977Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         2922371024000400000.318.318.636.95414322.313.318.318.4110.0018.180.009.0911.0042.86
1978Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-p241724272004001300000.292.320.375.6959225.333.083.125.3164.0012.003.000.000.0028.57
1978St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34p2473000000000001000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1979Springfield RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-p252212150001003201000.417.533.417.9505016.500.000.250.44518.7512.500.670.000.000.00
1979St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26p2562000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter135000000000001000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter68586193029004901000.328.371.483.85428563.362.155.224.0006.3514.292.253.1729.0026.32
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2212150001003201000.417.533.417.9505016.500.000.250.00018.7512.500.670.000.000.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter40465143028001700000.304.319.500.81923547.324.196.217.0002.1314.897.004.2623.0035.71
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter135000000000001000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162620000000000012000.000.000.000.0000075.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16213814457052100102102000.328.371.483.8546712150.362.155.224.0006.3514.292.253.1729.0026.32

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln24P17--410141514.9330.82------17100.012.9
1978Springfield Redbirds AmerAAAsln24P12--44-1881.0000.67------12100.08.8
1978St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24P7-18-2--221.0000.290.11-----7100.04.3
1979Springfield Redbirds AmerAAAsln25P22--924223533.9431.50------22100.016.2
1979St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25P6-11-------------6100.03.7
1980Richmond Braves ILAAAatl26P30--510111615.9380.50------30100.021.4
1981Columbus Astros SouAAhou27P7--12-1331.0000.43------7100.05.0
1981Richmond Braves ILAAAatl27P16---22-42.5000.13------16100.011.5
MLB Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P13-29-2--221.0000.150.07-----130.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P80--1840546358.9210.73------800.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P24--512151817.9440.71------240.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln2417----------
1978Springfield Redbirds AmerAAAsln2412----------
1978St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln247----------
1979Springfield Redbirds AmerAAAsln2522----------
1979St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln256----------
1980Richmond Braves ILAAAatl2630----------
1981Columbus Astros SouAAhou277----------
1981Richmond Braves ILAAAatl2716----------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2010Eastern Michigan University EaglesMACNCAACollege-56Assistant Coach271314.4817.04Jay Alexander
2011Eastern Michigan University EaglesMACNCAACollege-57Assistant Coach271611.5931.52Jay Alexander
2012Eastern Michigan University EaglesMACNCAACollege-58Assistant Coach271413.5195.04Jay Alexander
* 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
1980-03-29Released by Mariners. 
1979-11-09Purchased by Mariners from Cardinals. 
* 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.