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Dave ParkerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1970-1991 MLB Years: 1973-1991
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PositionsOF-1867, DH-484, 1B-19, 2B-1Position when DraftedC-OFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDavid Gene Parker
Height6-5Weight225BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateJune 9,1951 [67.009]PlaceCalhoun,Mississippi
High SchoolCourter Tech (Cincinnati,OH)

DraftedSelected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 14th round (332nd overall) of the 1970 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutJuly 12,1973 [22.033]
OrganizationsPIT [14] CIN [4] OAK [2] CAL [1] MIL [1] TOR [1] Awards20Awards Voting9-1081
TBC Player ID16337Retrosheet IDparkd001MLBAM ID120225
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed63Power84Contact45XBH76RBIs85Runs64Hitting80Durability67Team.536Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1970GCL PiratesGCLRk-1961239347583641000000000.314.314.448.76210717239.296.134.134.3380.000.000.002.5139.8322.67
1971MonroeWcarA-207126849961641148000000000.358.358.571.92915331268.331.213.213.4170.000.000.004.1024.3632.29
1971WaterburyEastAA-203011410264107000000000.228.228.281.509325114.228.053.053.2290.000.000.000.000.0019.23
1971Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         101382591222051155000000000.319.319.484.80318536382.299.165.165.3610.000.000.002.8834.7329.51
1972SalemCaroA+-211355239116230622101000000000.310.310.516.82627058523.279.206.207.3740.000.000.004.2123.7735.80
1973Char., W.Va.ILAAA-22843094498207957000000000.317.317.515.83215936309.297.198.197.3690.000.000.002.9134.3336.73
1973Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39of22541391740914141122721012.288.308.453.7616314144.333.165.180.3381.3918.7513.502.7834.7535.00
1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39of2373220276210342933105330013.282.322.409.7319017233.356.127.173.3334.2922.755.301.7255.0027.42
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39of2414855875172351025101863889501418.308.357.541.89830270602.330.233.305.4016.3114.782.344.1522.3240.70
1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39of2513853782168281013901973080204616.313.349.475.82425551573.346.162.240.3725.2413.962.672.2741.3130.36
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39of261596371072154482188171958107704137.338.397.531.92833873706.378.193.281.4018.2215.161.842.9730.3333.95
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39of271485811021943212301172075792202238.334.394.585.97934074642.356.251.372.4248.8814.331.614.6719.3738.14
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39of28158622109193457259420467101909147.310.380.526.90632777707.333.216.349.3919.4814.291.513.5424.8839.90
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39of29139518711533111779107256920558.295.327.458.78523749550.311.163.216.3464.5512.552.763.0930.4732.03
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39of306724029621439486292520335.258.287.454.74110926254.254.196.250.3283.549.842.783.5426.6741.94
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39of3173244416619362975224510327.270.330.447.77710928270.306.177.275.3418.1516.672.052.2240.6742.42
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39of321445526815429412691292889006611.279.311.411.72222745586.311.132.188.3174.7815.193.182.0546.0029.22
1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin39of3315660773173280169411104189106108.285.328.410.73824944655.309.125.194.3266.2613.592.172.4437.9425.43
1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin39of34160635881984243412551352803042426.312.365.551.91635080694.312.239.309.3897.4911.531.544.9018.6840.40
1986Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin39of35162637891743133111616561261061618.273.330.477.80730465700.294.204.284.3468.0018.002.254.4320.5537.36
1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin39of3615358977149280269773441048061314.253.311.433.74425554647.265.180.261.3166.8016.072.364.0222.6536.24
1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak39dh-of371013774397181125501327000223.257.314.406.72015331411.286.149.231.3227.7917.032.192.9231.4231.96
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak39dh381445535614627022970038911081321.264.308.432.74023949600.277.168.237.3236.3315.172.393.6725.1433.56
1990Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil39dh39157610711763032192474110240141118.289.330.451.78127554669.309.162.225.3406.1315.252.493.1429.0530.68
1991California AngelsALMLBcal39dh4011946645108222115632299130339.232.279.358.63716735501.264.126.191.2855.7918.163.142.2042.3632.41
1991Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor39dh4013362124003014700000.333.400.444.84416440.414.111.194.38210.0017.501.750.000.0033.33
1991Totals for AL-AL         13250247120262115933339830339.239.288.365.65318339541.275.126.191.2936.1018.112.972.0345.6432.50
MLB Totals - 19 Season(s)Filter2466935812722712526753391493154113683153756186170209.290.339.471.810440594010184.314.181.258.0006.7115.092.253.3327.6034.66
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter3811453228457782148254000000000.315.315.496.8117211471453.291.181.182.0000.000.000.003.3030.2732.17
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter843094498207957000000000.317.317.515.83215936309.297.198.197.0000.000.000.002.9134.3336.73
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3011410264107000000000.228.228.281.509325114.228.053.053.0000.000.000.000.000.0019.23
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1355239116230622101000000000.310.310.516.82627058523.279.206.207.0000.000.000.004.2123.7735.80
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7126849961641148000000000.358.358.571.92915331268.331.213.213.0000.000.000.004.1024.3632.29
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter61239347583641000000000.314.314.448.76210717239.296.134.134.0000.000.000.002.5139.8322.67
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter1301484872814792966216675812370346777351377892.305.353.494.84723975245267.333.189.272.0006.5714.752.253.1529.2035.43
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter631246832769412971074322432193399130226366.281.334.469.80311582432696.296.188.263.0007.1614.802.073.9723.0735.01
Oakland Athletics Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2459309924345134152017016110101524.261.311.422.733392801011.281.161.234.0006.9215.922.303.3627.3532.92
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter157610711763032192474110240141118.289.330.451.78127554669.309.162.225.0006.1315.252.493.1429.0530.68
California Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11946645108222115632299130339.232.279.358.63716735501.264.126.191.0005.7918.163.142.2042.3632.41
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13362124003014700000.333.400.444.84416440.414.111.194.00010.0017.501.750.000.0033.33
Average MLB - Per 162 games162615841783552298107451014061114.290.339.471.81028962669.314.181.258.0006.7115.092.253.3327.6034.66
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626189719433920108000000000.315.315.496.81130763618.291.181.182.0000.000.000.003.3030.2732.17

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1973Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22OF39-263773318380.9642.050.30-----5472.224.1
1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23OF49--101541110106.9642.16------7367.130.2
1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit231B6--533-956561.0009.33------738.23.7
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24OF141--311792327318.9722.26------14895.387.6
1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25OF134--2941214-320306.9562.28------13897.182.7
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26OF158--38926159430415.9652.63------15999.497.5
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit262B1---------------1590.60.6
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27OF147--30212133327314.9602.14------14899.391.3
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28OF158--34115151371356.9602.25------158100.097.5
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29OF130--235149-258249.9651.92------13993.580.2
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30OF60--11017-118111.9411.85------6789.658.8
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31OF63--108251115110.9571.75------7386.338.9
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32OF142--282382293285.9732.01------14498.687.7
1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33OF151--296681310302.9742.00------15696.893.2
1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34OF159--32912101351341.9722.14------16099.498.8
1986Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin35OF159--278992296287.9701.81------16298.198.1
1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36OF142--27813103301291.9672.05------15392.887.7
1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin361B9--764178180.9888.89------1535.95.6
1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak37DH61---------------10160.437.7
1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak37OF34--5833-6461.9531.79------10133.721.0
1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak371B1--52--771.0007.00------1011.00.6
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak38DH140---------------14497.286.4
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak38OF1--2---221.0002.00------1440.70.6
1990Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil39DH153---------------15797.594.4
1990Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil391B3--24-142524.9608.00------1571.91.9
1991California AngelsALMLBcal40DH119---------------119100.073.5
1991Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor40DH11---------------1384.66.8
MLB Totals for OF - 17 season(s)-   OF1867-26337911431422740763934.9652.1114.96-----18670.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 4 season(s)-   DH484---------------4840.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B19--1589220169167.9888.79------190.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1973Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22---------39-
1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23--6------49-
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24---------141-
1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25---------134-
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26---1-----158-
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27---------147-
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28---------158-
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29---------130-
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30---------60-
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31---------63-
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32---------142-
1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33---------151-
1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34---------159-
1986Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin35---------159-
1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin36--9------142-
1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak37--1------3461
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak38---------1140
1990Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil39--3-------153
1991California AngelsALMLBcal40----------119
1991Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor40----------11

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1974Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB2338010000000100000.125.125.125.250108.143.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00
1975Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB24310200000001300000.000.091.000.0910011.000.000.1009.0927.273.000.000.000.00
1979Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB28312240002102300000.333.429.333.7624014.444.000.25014.2921.431.500.000.000.00
1979Pittsburgh PiratesWorld SeriesMLB287292103004002700000.345.387.448.83513331.455.103.1726.4522.583.500.000.0030.00
1988Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB37412131000000400000.250.250.333.5834112.375.083.0830.0033.330.000.000.0033.33
1988Oakland AthleticsWorld SeriesMLB37415030000002400000.200.294.200.4943017.273.000.13311.7623.532.000.000.000.00
1989Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB38416230023000000000.188.188.563.7519216.071.375.3750.000.000.0012.508.0066.67
1989Oakland AthleticsWorld SeriesMLB3839221012000200000.222.222.667.889629.167.445.4440.0022.220.0011.119.00100.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 5 yrs175871110251031100000.190.230.310.54018361.200.120.1904.9218.033.673.2829.0027.27
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 3 yrs145341540160041300000.283.333.415.74822557.359.132.2087.0222.813.251.7553.0033.33

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1997Anaheim AngelsALMLBMLBana46First Base Coach1628478.5196.02Terry Collins
1998St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln47Hitting Coach1628379.51219.03Tony La Russa
* 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

Awards [20]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1977National League Gold Glove (Outfielder) ... National League Player of the Week (July 18-July 24)2
1978National League Gold Glove (Outfielder) ... National League Most Valuable Player ... National League Player of the Week (August 7-August 13) ... National League Player of the Week (September 11-September 17) ... NL Player of the Month (August) ... NL Player of the Month (September)6
1979MLB All-Star Game Most Valuable Player ... National League Gold Glove (Outfielder)2
1985National League Player of the Week (April 29-May 5) ... National League Player of the Week (May 13-May 19) ... NL Player of the Month (May) ... NL Silver Slugger Award (OF)4
1986National League Player of the Week (September 1-September 7) ... NL Silver Slugger Award (OF)2
1989Edgar Martinez Award (Outstanding MLB DH)1
1990AL Silver Slugger Award (DH) ... American League Player of the Week (August 20-August 26) ... Edgar Martinez Award (Outstanding MLB DH)3

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1991-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1991-09-14ContractSigned as Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
1991-09-07Released by Angels. 
1991-03-14TradeTraded by Brewers to Angels for Dante Bichette. 
1989-12-03ContractSigned as Free Agent by Brewers. 
1989-11-13Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1987-12-08TradeTraded by Reds to Athletics for Tim Birtsas and Jose Rijo. 
1983-12-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1983-11-07Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* 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 Payroll34970,000-49293++370,78060,000970,000
1986Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll351,100,000-41295++386,34760,0002,070,000
1987Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll361,100,000-44294++344,90660,0003,170,000
1988Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll371,000,000-62291++392,10762,5004,170,000
1989Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll381,125,000-87790++429,80262,5005,295,000
1990Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll391,200,000-103586++515,727100,0006,495,000
1991Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll401,600,000-144580++742,231100,0008,095,000
1991California AngelsTeam Payroll401,600,000-144880++742,231100,0008,095,000
* 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