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Ron OesterTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1974-1990 MLB Years: 1978-1990
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World Series Champion

Positions2B-1190, SS-340, 3B-19Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRonald John Oester
Height6-2Weight195BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateMay 5,1956 [62.044]PlaceCincinnati,Ohio
High SchoolWithrow (Cincinnati,OH)

DraftedSelected by the Cincinnati Reds [Team Picks] in the 9th round (215th overall) of the 1974 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 10,1978 [22.128]
OrganizationsCIN [17] Awards0Awards Voting1-16
TBC Player ID16108Retrosheet IDoestr001MLBAM ID119946
RelationshipsFather of Jake Oester
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed51Power42Contact52XBH39RBIs32Runs42Hitting66Durability57Team.527Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1974BillingsPioRk-18531672352111021000000000.311.311.389.7006512167.311.078.078.3180.000.000.000.000.0023.08
1975TampaFSLA+-19117375408234025000000000.219.219.248.467937375.219.029.029.2130.000.000.000.000.008.54
1976Three RiversEastAA-2013844757110144044000000000.246.246.295.54113218447.246.049.049.2480.000.000.000.000.0016.36
1977Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-21134455601161653331453980110000.255.315.332.64715124505.304.077.182.2957.7215.842.050.59151.6720.69
1978Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-ss2213551478133214749119298435400.259.300.356.65618332555.295.097.158.2995.2315.142.901.2673.4324.06
1978Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin16ss2268130001000201000.375.375.375.750309.500.000.000.3420.0022.220.000.000.000.00
1979Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-ss2313650962143196233238486047200.281.346.354.70018027570.314.073.196.3218.4210.531.250.35254.5018.88
1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin16ss2363000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin162b24100303408416222062264415077.277.336.363.69911020335.319.086.185.3127.7613.131.690.60151.5023.81
1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin162b25105354459616754225424905788.271.342.398.74014128408.296.127.237.33010.2912.011.171.2370.8029.17
1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin162b2615154963143194947563582083816.260.303.359.66219732595.291.099.160.2935.8813.782.341.5161.0022.38
1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin162b2715754963145235115822491061761417.264.322.384.70621139612.306.120.209.3098.0117.322.161.8049.9126.90
1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin162b2815055354134263338724197151716.242.295.316.61117532601.289.074.157.2766.8216.142.370.50184.3323.88
1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin162b29152526591552631345051650251713.295.354.361.71519030584.331.066.173.3138.7311.131.270.17526.0019.35
1986Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin162b30153523521352328449252841731618.258.325.356.68118633586.293.098.210.2988.8714.331.621.3765.3824.44
1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin162b316923728609622323225102048.253.317.367.6848717261.315.114.203.2988.4319.542.320.77118.5028.33
1988Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcin-2b3214465142016006700010.304.385.413.79819352.342.109.239.35711.5413.461.171.9246.0021.43
1988Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcin-2b321237471003003801000.189.250.216.4668141.241.027.108.2217.3219.512.670.000.0014.29
1988Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         268392130190091501010.253.326.325.65127493.299.072.181.2979.6816.131.671.0883.0019.05
1988Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin162b32541502042700100292403132.280.319.327.646497163.331.047.093.2875.5214.722.670.000.0016.67
1989Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin162b331093052375150114103247000810.246.318.305.6239316337.288.059.167.2819.5013.951.470.30305.0021.33
1990Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin162b3464154104610101312102906111.299.339.377.7165811171.365.078.136.3225.8516.962.900.000.0023.91
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter127642144581118190334234440263696814512793116.265.323.356.67915002654665.306.091.182.0007.9114.601.850.90100.3323.70
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter73925503296578724132144822125239823610.258.294.326.6208311242712.280.068.127.0004.618.811.910.48196.1518.87
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter41715152043995715121184822119232823600.263.319.345.664522841671.303.082.177.0007.1213.881.950.72126.2521.05
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter15249362124164150006700010.252.261.306.56715121499.254.054.067.0001.201.401.170.20493.0016.94
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter117375408234025000000000.219.219.248.467937375.219.029.029.0000.000.000.000.000.008.54
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter531672352111021000000000.311.311.389.7006512167.311.078.078.0000.000.000.000.000.0023.08
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter127642144581118190334234440263696814512793116.265.323.356.67915002654665.306.091.182.0007.9114.601.850.90100.3323.70
Average MLB - Per 162 games162535581422445445347861631215.265.323.356.67919034592.306.091.182.0007.9114.601.850.90100.3323.70
Average Minor - Per 162 games16255972144195347115275225100.258.294.326.62018227595.280.068.127.0004.618.811.910.48196.1518.87

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin22SS133--30042832102760728.9585.47------13598.598.5
1978Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin22SS6--39-212121.0002.00------6100.03.7
1979Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin23SS136--2443973181672641.9544.71------136100.0100.0
1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin23SS2--12--331.0001.50------633.31.2
1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin242B79--144194742345338.9804.28------10079.048.8
1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24SS17--1627244543.9562.53------10017.010.5
1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin243B3--131-54.8001.33------1003.01.9
1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin252B103--2023281161541530.9805.15------10598.195.4
1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25SS9--1113-324241.0002.67------1058.68.3
1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin262B118--2583251772600583.9724.94------15178.172.8
1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26SS29--37602119997.9803.34------15119.217.9
1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin263B13--918343027.9002.08------1518.68.0
1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin272B154--3154131780745728.9774.73------15798.195.1
1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin282B147--3573881575760745.9805.07------15098.090.7
1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28SS1---------------1500.70.6
1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin292B149--3664579100832823.9895.52------15298.092.5
1986Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin302B151--36747519100861842.9785.58------15398.793.2
1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin312B69--1831861037379369.9745.35------69100.042.6
1988Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin322B9--1925124544.9784.89------1464.36.3
1988Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcin322B10--1528474743.9154.30------1283.37.0
1988Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin322B49--108104124213212.9954.33------5490.730.4
1988Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32SS5--29-211111.0002.20------549.33.1
1989Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin332B102--211239742457450.9854.41------10993.663.0
1989Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33SS2--410-214141.0007.00------1091.81.2
1990Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin342B50--8088314171168.9823.36------6478.130.9
1990Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin343B3---21-32.6670.67------644.71.9
MLB Totals for 2B - 11 season(s)-   2B1171--2591319711664759045788.9804.94------11710.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 8 season(s)-   SS71--74130424208204.9812.87------710.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B19--1023543833.8681.74------190.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS269--5448256318314321369.9565.09------2690.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B10--1528474743.9154.30------100.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B9--1925124544.9784.89------90.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin22----133------
1978Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin22----6------
1979Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin23----136------
1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin23----2------
1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24---79173-----
1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25---1039------
1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26---1182913-----
1983Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27---154-------
1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28---1471------
1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29---149-------
1986Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30---151-------
1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin31---69-------
1988Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin32---9-------
1988Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcin32---10-------
1988Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32---495------
1989Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33---1022------
1990Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34---50-3-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1990Cincinnati RedsChamp. SeriesMLB3433110000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1990Cincinnati RedsWorld SeriesMLB34110100010000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs33110000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs110100010000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin37First Base Coach1627389.45131.05Davey Johnson,Tony Perez
1996Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet40First Base Coach16253109.32739.05Buddy Bell
1997Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin41First Base Coach1627686.4698.03Jack McKeon,Ray Knight
1998Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin42First Base Coach1627785.47525.04Jack McKeon
1999Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin43Third Base Coach1639667.5891.52Jack McKeon
2000Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin44Third Base Coach1628577.52510.02Jack McKeon
2001Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLBcin45Third Base Coach1626696.40727.05Bob Boone
* 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
1990-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-12-02ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1988-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-01-29ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1987-10-21Released by Reds. 
* 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
1985Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll29550,000-190868++370,78060,000550,000
1986Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll30650,000-178874++386,34760,0001,200,000
1987Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll31750,000-125782++344,90660,0001,950,000
1988Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll3262,500-60439-392,10762,5002,012,500
1989Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll33650,000-197876++429,80262,5002,662,500
1990Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll34650,000-245865++515,727100,0003,312,500
* 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