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Dave OliverTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1971-1980 MLB Years: 1977-1977
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Drafted

Positions2B-274, SS-37, OF-1Position when DraftedpPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDavid Jacob Oliver
Height5-11Weight175BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateApril 7,1951 [67.254]PlaceStockton,California
High SchoolFranklin (Stockton,CA)
CollegeCal Poly (San Luis Obispo,CA)

DraftedSelected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 18th round (424th overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Montreal Expos [Team Picks] in the 12th round (172nd overall) of the 1974 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Cleveland Indians [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (53rd overall) of the 1973 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Chicago Cubs [Team Picks] in the 22nd round (520th overall) of the 1969 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutSeptember 25,1977 [26.171]
OrganizationsCLE [4] MON [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID16139Retrosheet IDolivd102MLBAM ID119985
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed39Power33Contact97XBH35RBIs48Runs39Hitting79Durability64Team.476Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1971Cal PolyCollegeSo2b205019338676401600101300000.347.379.420.7998110203.372.073.124.3634.936.401.300.000.0014.93
1972Cal PolyCollegeJr2b214918028635332500201400000.350.415.461.8768311200.368.111.222.40010.007.000.701.5060.0017.46
1977Toledo Mud HensILAAAcle-26127471651341733471410542935400.285.359.352.71116623537.296.067.191.32610.065.400.540.56157.0017.16
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle262b26722270103004012000.318.444.409.8539129.318.091.273.39313.790.000.000.000.0014.29
1978Portland BeaversPCLAAAcle-2b271074147512720625473493244200.307.384.399.78316528473.327.092.220.35910.366.770.650.42207.0022.05
1979Tacoma TugsPCLAAAcle-2b281344936514017716963494219700.284.345.353.69817425559.304.069.174.3198.777.510.860.18493.0017.86
1980Memphis ChicksSouAAmon-of-2b29514542001003200000.286.412.429.8416217.333.143.357.38517.6511.760.670.000.0050.00
1980Tacoma TigersPCLAAAcle-2b-ss297724632661702221332903300.268.349.362.7118919284.269.094.215.32611.273.170.280.70123.0028.79
1980Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         82260377019022313351103300.269.352.365.7179521301.272.096.223.33011.633.650.310.66130.0030.00
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter722270103004012000.318.444.409.8539129.318.091.273.00013.790.000.000.000.0014.29
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter45016382424717316819328191871148211600.288.360.366.726600971870.302.078.198.00010.006.100.610.43204.7520.59
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter44516242374677116819228191841128211600.288.360.366.726594951853.302.078.197.0009.936.040.610.43203.0020.34
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter514542001003200000.286.412.429.8416217.333.143.357.00017.6511.760.670.000.0050.00
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter993736613011734100302700000.349.397.440.83716421403.370.091.172.0007.446.700.900.74124.3316.15
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter722270103004012000.318.444.409.8539129.318.091.273.00013.790.000.000.000.0014.29
Average MLB - Per 162 games16250946162023069009302346000.318.444.409.85320823671.318.091.273.00013.790.000.000.000.0014.29
Average Minor - Per 162 games16259087170266369107674138600.288.360.366.72621635673.302.078.198.00010.006.100.610.43204.7520.59

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle262B7--2017273937.9495.29------7100.04.3
1978Portland Beavers PCLAAAcle272B96--190289870487479.9844.99------10789.769.6
1979Tacoma Tugs PCLAAAcle282B129--2503632274635613.9654.75------13496.387.8
1979Tacoma Tugs PCLAAAcle28SS6--916132625.9624.17------1344.54.1
1980Memphis Chicks SouAAmon292B1--13-2441.0004.00------520.00.7
1980Memphis Chicks SouAAmon29OF1--4---441.0004.00------520.00.7
1980Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAcle292B41--65105-231701701.0004.15------7753.227.7
1980Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAcle29SS31--33751312121108.8933.48------7740.320.9
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B7--2017273937.9495.29------70.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B266--5057573016712921262.9774.74------2660.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS37--42911415147133.9053.59------370.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1--4---441.0004.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1--13-2441.0004.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26---7-------
1978Portland Beavers PCLAAAcle27---96-------
1979Tacoma Tugs PCLAAAcle28---1296------
1980Memphis Chicks SouAAmon29---1-----1-
1980Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAcle29---4131------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1981Batavia TrojansNYPLA-Minorcle30Manager751659.21332.54 
1982Batavia TrojansNYPLA-Minorcle31Manager733340.4527.55 
1983Tri-City TripletsNwstA-Minortex32Manager703337.4718.02 
1985Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAMinortex34Manager1427963.556--1 Lost in Finals
1986Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAMinortex35Manager1426379.44413.04 
1987Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex36First Base Coach1627587.46310.06Bobby Valentine
1988Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex37Third Base Coach1617091.43533.56Bobby Valentine
1989Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex38Third Base Coach1628379.51216.04Bobby Valentine
1990Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex39Third Base Coach1628379.51220.03Bobby Valentine
1991Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex40Third Base Coach1628577.52510.03Bobby Valentine
1992Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex41Third Base Coach1627785.47519.04Toby Harrah,Bobby Valentine
1993Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex42Third Base Coach1628676.5318.02Kevin Kennedy
1994Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex43Third Base Coach1145262.456--1Kevin Kennedy
1995Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos44Third Base Coach1448658.597--1Kevin KennedyLost in 1st Round (Indians)
1996Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos45Third Base Coach1628577.5257.03Kevin Kennedy
2001Mudville NineCalifA+Minorcin50Manager1407466.5293.02 Lost in Semi-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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1980-07-11TradeTraded by Indians to Expos for Ross Grimsley. 
* 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.