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Tom PoquetteTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1970-1982 MLB Years: 1973-1982
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PositionsOF-373, DH-7Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameThomas Arthur Poquette
Height5-10Weight175BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 30,1951 [66.327]PlaceEau Claire,Wisconsin
High SchoolMemorial (Eau Claire,WI)

DraftedSelected by the Kansas City Royals [Team Picks] in the 4th round (81st overall) of the 1970 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsDale McReynolds
MLB DebutSeptember 1,1973 [21.307]
OrganizationsKCA [11] BOS [2] TEX [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID16720Retrosheet IDpoqut101MLBAM ID120674
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (OF) in 1976
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed58Power36Contact89XBH41RBIs56Runs38Hitting49Durability22Team.559Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1970KingsportAppRk-1856209415771818000000000.273.273.431.7049016209.244.158.158.3110.000.000.003.8326.1328.07
1971WaterlooMidwA-1911138165113214860000000000.297.297.436.73316633381.282.139.139.3290.000.000.002.1047.6329.20
1972JacksonvilleSouAA-2012645149113253651000000000.251.251.359.61016234451.240.108.109.2760.000.000.001.3375.1730.09
1973OmahaAmerAAA-2113147866128224950000000000.268.268.387.65518535478.254.119.119.2930.000.000.001.8853.1127.34
1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca5of212128461003111410100.214.258.250.5087131.240.036.071.2373.2312.904.000.000.0016.67
1974OmahaAmerAAA-22632234268103427000000000.305.305.430.7359617223.292.125.126.3330.000.000.001.7955.7525.00
1975JacksonvilleSouAA-231053555091160540000000000.256.256.344.60012221355.246.088.087.2720.000.000.001.4171.0023.08
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25of2410434443104181023465293142239.302.361.430.79114830381.326.128.215.3617.618.141.070.52172.0028.85
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25of251063424310023623314192154224.292.337.412.74914131372.305.120.167.3315.115.651.110.54171.0031.00
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25of26802041644924302014902616.216.259.338.5976915226.203.122.201.2676.193.980.641.7751.0034.09
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25of272126150003001400100.192.214.192.4065028.217.000.038.1873.5714.294.000.000.000.00
1979Boston Red SoxALMLBbos17of2763154145190223228730512.331.365.429.7946611170.327.098.149.3514.714.120.881.1877.0021.57
1979Totals for AL-AL         841801556902262291130612.311.343.394.7377111198.312.083.133.3274.555.561.221.0190.0019.64
1981Boston Red SoxALMLBbos17of2932000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1981Texas RangersALMLBtex16of2930642101007015110103.156.225.172.39711171.156.016.078.1957.041.410.200.000.0010.00
1981Totals for AL-AL         33662101007015110103.152.219.167.38611173.152.015.076.1906.851.370.200.000.0010.00
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3of302462491003104511100.145.206.161.36710169.155.016.097.1785.807.251.250.000.0011.11
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter45212261273296218101361313818215919724.268.317.373.690457901350.277.105.170.0006.006.071.010.74122.6027.36
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter59220973135701011540246000000000.272.272.392.6648211562097.258.120.120.0000.000.000.001.9152.4327.37
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1947011081963271377000000000.280.280.401.68128152701.266.121.121.0000.000.000.001.8553.9226.53
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter231806992044131191000000000.253.253.352.60528455806.243.099.099.0000.000.000.001.3673.2726.96
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11138165113214860000000000.297.297.436.73316633381.282.139.139.0000.000.000.002.1047.6329.20
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter56209415771818000000000.273.273.431.7049016209.244.158.158.0000.000.000.003.8326.1328.07
Kansas City Royals Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter3561006111268521881061110687411913619.266.316.378.694380781107.277.112.180.0006.146.681.090.72125.7529.10
Boston Red Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter66156145190223228730512.327.360.423.7836611172.322.096.147.0004.654.070.881.1678.0021.57
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter30642101007015110103.156.225.172.39711171.156.016.078.0007.041.410.200.000.0010.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624394611822644955292953739.268.317.373.69016432484.277.105.170.0006.006.071.010.74122.6027.36
Average Minor - Per 162 games162574861562841167000000000.272.272.392.66422543574.258.120.120.0000.000.000.001.9152.4327.37

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca21OF20-841913-2320.8701.000.24-----2195.212.3
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24OF98--18814-193189.9791.93------10494.260.5
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24DH2---------------1041.91.2
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25OF96--1774-11811811.0001.89------10690.659.3
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26OF63--14457-156149.9552.37------8078.838.9
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26DH1---------------801.30.6
1979Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27OF43--732417975.9491.74------6368.326.9
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27OF10--71-1881.0000.80------2147.66.2
1979Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27DH4---------------636.32.5
1981Texas RangersALMLBtex29OF18--26-1-2726.9631.44------3060.017.1
1981Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29OF2---------------366.71.9
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30OF23--4412-4745.9571.96------2495.814.2
MLB Totals for OF - 7 season(s)-   OF373-8467815213714693.9711.868.25-----3730.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH7---------------70.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca21---------20-
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24---------982
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25---------96-
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26---------631
1979Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27---------434
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27---------10-
1981Texas RangersALMLBtex29---------18-
1981Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29---------2-
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30---------23-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1976Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB24516132004002300000.188.278.313.5915218.231.125.25011.1116.671.500.000.0066.67
1977Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB2526010000000000000.167.167.167.334106.167.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1978Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB2611000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs823142004002300000.174.240.261.5016225.200.087.1748.0012.001.500.000.0050.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1989Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAMinorkca37Hitting Coach1467472.507--1Sal RendeLost in Finals
1990Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAMinorkca38Hitting Coach1468660.589--0Sal RendeLeague Champions, AAA Champions
1991Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-Minorkca39Manager764234.5538.02 
1992Appleton FoxesMidwAMinorkca40Manager1327062.5305.53 Lost in Semi-Finals
1993Memphis ChicksSouAAMinorkca41Manager1406377.45014.05 
1994Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAMinorkca42Hitting Coach1446876.47218.56Jeff Cox
1995Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAMinorkca43Hitting Coach1447668.52812.03Mike JirscheleLost in Semi-Finals
1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca44Minor League Hitting Coordinator1617586.46624.05Bob Boone
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca45Hitting Coach1616794.41619.05Tony Muser,Bob Boone
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca45Minor League Hitting Coordinator1616794.41619.05Tony Muser,Bob Boone
1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca46Hitting Coach1617289.44716.53Tony Muser
1999Charleston (Wv) AlleyCatsSALAMinorkca47Manager1416180.43323.53 
2000Spokane IndiansNwstA-Minorkca48Manager763838.5003.03 
2001Spokane IndiansNwstA-Minorkca49Manager762254.28930.54 
2002Spokane IndiansNwstA-Minorkca50Manager762947.38220.03 
2003Arizona Royals II ArizRkMinorkca51Hitting Coach402416.6008.06Kevin Boles
2004Arizona Royals ArizRkMinorkca52Hitting Coach562927.5188.05Lloyd Simmons
2005Arizona Royals ArizRkMinorkca53Hitting Coach563422.6075.02Lloyd Simmons
2006Arizona Royals ArizRkMinorkca54Hitting Coach563620.6430.52Lloyd Simmons-
2007Arizona Royals -ArizRkMinorkca55Hitting Coach562828.5009.05Lloyd Simmons
* 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
1982-07-21Released by Royals. 
1982-01-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
1981-11-13Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1981-08-12Claimed on waivers by Rangers from Red Sox. 
1979-06-13TradeTraded by Royals to Red Sox for George Scott. 
* 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.