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Darrell PorterTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1970-1987 MLB Years: 1971-1987
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Drafted
1st Round Draft Pick
World Series Champion

PositionsC-1507, DH-141, 1B-5Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDarrell Ray Porter
Height6-0Weight193BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 17,1952PlaceJoplin,Missouri
Death DateAugust 5,2002 [50.201]
High SchoolSoutheast (Oklahoma City,OK)

DraftedSelected by the Milwaukee Brewers [Team Picks] in the 1st round (4th overall) of the 1970 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 2,1971 [19.229]
OrganizationsMIL [7] SLN [5] KCA [4] TEX [2] Awards2Awards Voting3-102
TBC Player ID16725Retrosheet IDportd001MLBAM ID120678
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed46Power78Contact37XBH76RBIs71Runs45Hitting45Durability54Team.509Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1970ClintonMidwA-18621852437110421000000000.200.200.324.5246015185.182.124.124.2310.000.000.002.1646.2540.54
1971DanvilleMidwA-191013327590972470000000000.271.271.557.82818540332.214.286.286.3700.000.000.007.2313.8344.44
1971Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil15c19227041520292292000100.214.300.329.62923480.265.115.243.29311.2525.002.222.5035.0026.67
1972EvansvilleAmerAAA-20882553755721345000000000.216.216.412.62810522255.174.196.196.2840.000.000.005.1019.6240.00
1972Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil15c2018562710120052111001.125.210.196.40611263.176.071.161.2007.9433.334.201.5956.0028.57
1973Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil15c211173505089192166752578543266.254.363.457.82016037416.291.203.374.36713.7020.431.493.8521.8841.57
1974Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil15c2213143259104154125687508852176.241.326.377.70316331490.276.136.255.32210.2017.961.762.4536.0029.81
1975Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil15c2313040966951251860258977517108.232.371.418.78917135511.240.186.396.35817.4215.070.873.5222.7236.84
1976Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil15c24119389438114153220516113534.208.298.288.58611220449.232.080.216.27811.3613.591.201.1177.8024.69
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca15c2513042561117213166010537011666.275.353.452.80519240486.293.177.304.35210.9114.401.323.2926.5634.19
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca15c261505207713827618780575752141413.265.358.444.80223151602.278.179.313.35512.4612.461.002.9928.8936.96
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca15c2715753310115523102011234121658413811.291.421.484.90525853679.293.193.418.40017.829.570.542.9526.6534.19
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca15c2811841851104142751116950206510.249.354.342.69614323495.264.093.258.32013.9410.100.721.4159.7122.12
1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln15c2961174223910263112393210373.224.364.408.7727118217.237.184.402.34517.9714.750.822.7629.0046.15
1982St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln15c301203734686185124811666621368.231.347.402.74915035445.248.171.349.33514.8314.831.002.7031.0840.70
1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln15c31145443571162431566136894413128.262.363.431.79419142519.300.169.318.35013.1018.111.382.8929.5336.21
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln15c32127422569816311685360795061210.232.331.363.69415330493.257.131.277.30912.1716.021.322.2338.3630.61
1985Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-c33720330012003500000.150.261.300.5616123.143.150.300.26213.0421.741.674.3520.0033.33
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln15c33842403053122103661414810263.221.335.413.7489924284.234.192.383.32814.4416.901.173.5224.0045.28
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex17c-dh3468155214160122911225110003.265.360.535.8958318178.315.270.413.39212.3628.652.326.7412.9243.90
1987Texas RangersALMLBtex17dh358513019313072100304320142.238.387.423.8105510163.296.185.415.35518.4026.381.434.2918.5732.26
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter1782553976513692374818882639379051025451863106102.247.354.409.76322664736570.269.162.326.00013.7715.601.132.8629.4634.55
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter25879213918527942138003500000.234.236.449.68535678795.192.215.220.0000.380.631.675.2818.8642.16
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter952754058721447003500000.211.219.404.62311123278.172.193.204.0001.081.801.675.0419.6439.66
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter163517991272072891000000000.246.246.474.72024555517.202.228.228.0000.000.000.005.4218.4643.31
Kansas City Royals Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter5551896290514852161301510318260136293340.271.375.435.8108241672262.282.164.329.00014.0611.490.822.7031.0832.49
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter537170622439163125422619162613521610162625.229.334.375.7096401292009.256.146.301.00012.9917.521.352.6931.5932.99
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter53716522113928015542491410274319132174332.237.347.402.7496641491958.261.165.333.00013.9916.291.162.7630.5938.01
Texas Rangers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter153285407290195011529430145.253.372.484.85613828341.306.231.414.00015.2527.571.815.5715.0038.89
Average MLB - Per 162 games162504701242241775438293426109.247.354.409.76320643597.269.162.326.00013.7715.601.132.8629.4634.55
Average Minor - Per 162 games162497871161762687002300000.234.236.449.68522449499.192.215.220.0000.380.631.675.2818.8642.16

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1971Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil19C22--1081832129126.9775.73-----122100.013.7
1972Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil20C18-162113833124121.9766.720.755455.6218100.011.5
1973Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil21C90-73037347109430420.9774.670.58433455.8411776.955.6
1973Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil21DH20---------------11717.112.3
1974Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil22C117--48460128556544.9784.65-624458.51113189.372.2
1974Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil22DH9---------------1316.95.6
1975Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil23C124--532821310627614.9794.95-905860.81513095.476.5
1975Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil23DH2---------------1301.51.2
1976Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil24C111--49152147557543.9754.89-903572.01211993.368.9
1976Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil24DH2---------------1191.71.2
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25C125--66361134737724.9825.79-574257.6913096.277.2
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25DH1---------------1300.80.6
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26C145--60862810678670.9884.62-744462.7915096.789.5
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26DH4---------------1502.72.5
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27C141--628681315709696.9824.94-645752.91515789.887.0
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27DH15---------------1579.69.3
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28C81--3223786367359.9784.43-382956.71211868.650.0
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28DH34---------------11828.821.0
1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29C52--2063152242237.9794.56-----26185.251.0
1982St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30C111--4696498542533.9834.80-----712092.568.5
1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31C133--5787078655648.9894.87-----1414591.782.1
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln32C122--62058116689678.9845.56-----1112796.175.3
1985Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln33C1--2---221.0002.00------714.30.7
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln33C82--3862644416412.9905.02-----58497.650.6
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex34C25--165912175174.9946.96-32880.036836.815.4
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex34DH19---------------6827.911.7
1987Texas RangersALMLBtex35DH35---------------8541.221.6
1987Texas RangersALMLBtex35C7--101--11111.0001.57-2166.7-858.24.3
1987Texas RangersALMLBtex351B5--111-212121.0002.40------855.93.1
MLB Totals for C - 17 season(s)-   C1506-892675675413410476447510.9824.998.4255735661.013215060.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 10 season(s)-   DH141---------------1410.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B5--111-212121.0002.40------50.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C1--2---221.0002.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1971Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil19-22---------
1972Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil20-18---------
1973Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil21-90--------20
1974Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil22-117--------9
1975Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil23-124--------2
1976Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil24-111--------2
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25-125--------1
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26-145--------4
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27-141--------15
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28-81--------34
1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29-52---------
1982St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30-111---------
1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31-133---------
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln32-122---------
1985Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln33-1---------
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln33-82---------
1986Texas RangersALMLBtex34-25--------19
1987Texas RangersALMLBtex35-75-------35

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1977Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB25515350000003000000.333.444.333.7775018.333.000.20016.670.000.000.000.000.00
1978Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB26414151003002000000.357.438.429.8676116.357.072.21412.500.000.000.000.0020.00
1980Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB28310210000001000000.100.182.100.2821011.100.000.1009.090.000.000.000.000.00
1980Kansas City RoyalsWorld SeriesMLB28514120000003400000.143.294.143.4372017.200.000.21417.6523.531.330.000.000.00
1982St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB3039353001005200000.556.714.8891.6038314.714.333.88935.7114.290.400.000.0060.00
1982St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB30728182015001400000.286.310.464.77413329.304.178.2143.4513.794.003.4528.0037.50
1985St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB33515141000005400000.267.450.333.7835120.364.066.40025.0020.000.800.000.0025.00
1985St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB33515020000002500000.133.235.133.3682017.200.000.13311.7629.412.500.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 5 yrs2063102050040016600000.317.456.397.85325579.351.080.33320.257.590.380.000.0025.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 3 yrs175721220150061300000.211.286.298.58417363.256.087.1939.5220.632.171.5957.0025.00

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1982NLCS Most Valuable Player ... World Series MVP2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1987-12-21Released by Rangers. 
1986-12-05ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1986-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1986-01-28ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1985-11-14Released by Cardinals. 
1980-12-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
1980-11-24Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1976-12-06TradeTraded by Brewers with Jim Colborn to Royals for Bob McClure, Jamie Quirk and Jim Wohlford. 
* 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
1985St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll33740,000-104583++370,78060,000740,000
1986Texas RangersTeam Payroll34162,500-4441337386,34760,000902,500
1987Texas RangersTeam Payroll3560,000-59533-344,90660,000962,500
* 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