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Rick ReuschelTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1970-1991 MLB Years: 1972-1991
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Drafted

PositionsP-582Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRickey Eugene Reuschel
Height6-3Weight235BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 16,1949 [69.156]PlaceQuincy,Illinois
High SchoolCamp Point Central (Camp Point,IL)
CollegeWestern Illinois University (Macomb,IL)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago Cubs [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (67th overall) of the 1970 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutJune 19,1972 [23.034]
OrganizationsCHN [14] SFN [5] PIT [3] NYA [2] Awards9Awards Voting4-78
TBC Player ID17060Retrosheet IDreusr001MLBAM ID121089
RelationshipsBrother of Paul Reuschel
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Player Notes:   Opening Day Starter for Chicago Cubs in 1978-1981 and Pittsburgh Pirates in 1986 and San Francisco Giants in 1989-1990
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts52Walks81Hittable44SO/BB79vsPower44Hitting50Durability65Team.490Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1970Western Illinois UniversiIll-ConfNCAA-1Rel21642.6512012000068.057252005700000.917.54--0.669.2614.00.600-
1970nullInd--Rel21923.53140140000102.0965240022880001.168.47--1.947.764.00.818-
1971nullAA--Rel22842.31160160000121.01054031015810000.997.81--1.126.025.40.667-
1972nullAAA--Rel23921.32120120000102.0783015030720001.066.88--2.656.352.40.818-
1972Chicago CubsNLMLBchn48ST231082.93211835410129.01274642329871201.218.860.212.026.073.00.5562.03
1973Chicago CubsNLMLBchn48ST2414153.00363607300237.02449579156216810101.299.270.572.356.382.71.4832.75
1974Chicago CubsNLMLBchn48ST2513124.30413838220240.226213011518831607101.439.800.673.105.981.93.5203.26
1975Chicago CubsNLMLBchn48ST2611173.73383716011234.02441169717671554101.339.380.652.585.962.31.3933.07
1976Chicago CubsNLMLBchn48ST2714123.46383719211260.026011710017641467101.259.000.592.225.052.28.5383.10
1977Chicago CubsNLMLBchn48ST2820102.79393728421252.0233847813741669101.228.320.462.645.932.24.6672.97
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn48ST2914153.41353509100242.22359892165411513101.198.720.592.004.272.13.4833.16
1979Chicago CubsNLMLBchn48ST3018123.62363605100239.02511049616751255001.369.450.602.824.711.67.6003.50
1980Chicago CubsNLMLBchn48ST3111133.40383806000257.02811119713761403101.399.840.462.664.901.84.4583.21
1981Chicago CubsNLMLBchn48ST32473.4713130100085.2874033423535001.289.140.422.425.572.30.3642.78
1981New York YankeesALMLBnya36ST32442.6712111301070.2752421410220001.209.550.511.272.802.20.5003.14
1983Quad Cities CubsMidwAchn-ST34342.4213130000070.273291939560001.169.300.381.157.136.22.429-
1983Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-ST34015.06440000016.021992670001.6911.811.133.383.941.17.000-
1983Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0352.9117170000086.2943828515630001.269.760.521.566.544.20.3752.57
1983Chicago CubsNLMLBchn47ST34113.92440000020.2189911090001.357.840.444.353.920.90.5003.96
1984Chicago CubsNLMLBchn47,48S/R35555.1719145102092.01235753723432001.5811.990.682.244.191.87.5003.57
1985Hawaii IslandersPCLAAApit-ST36622.50880200054.0521815212465001.198.670.332.007.673.83.750-
1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit48ST361482.27312659141194.015358497521384001.067.100.322.416.402.65.6362.53
1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit48ST379163.96353414200215.22321069520571256101.349.680.832.385.222.19.3603.61
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit48ST38862.75252509300177.016363541235805001.128.290.611.784.072.29.5713.44
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn48ST38534.32981310050.044282417272001.027.920.181.264.863.86.6252.47
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn48ST3919113.12363607200245.024288851142924001.168.890.401.543.382.19.6333.12
1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn48ST401782.94323202000208.0195756818541111001.208.420.782.334.802.06.6803.60
1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn48ST41363.9315132001187.01024038831491001.5310.550.833.215.071.58.3333.95
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn48S/R42024.22413001010.217550740002.2514.34--5.913.370.57.0004.07
MLB Totals - 19 Season(s)Filter2141913.3755752928102261653544.03588149413302219352015891001.279.100.562.375.112.16.5280.46
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter26132.205325282000363.2329126897722625001.108.140.171.786.483.64.667-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1552.042412122000172.015157394481255001.167.900.212.516.542.60.750-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter842.31160160000121.01054031015810000.997.81--1.126.025.40.667-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter342.4213130000070.273291939560001.169.300.381.157.136.22.429-
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter923.53140140000102.0965240022880001.168.47--1.947.764.00.818-
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter642.6512012000068.057252005700000.917.54--0.669.2614.00.600-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter1351273.50358343156517932287.023651007891140640136766901.319.290.552.525.372.14.515-
San Francisco Giants Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter44303.299690612321600.1600236220381412838001.238.990.572.114.242.01.595-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter31303.049185622641586.25482271983914434315101.188.410.602.215.262.38.508-
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter442.6712111301070.2752421410220001.209.550.511.272.802.20.500-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13123.37353326210220.0222938214581256101.279.100.562.375.112.16.5200.46
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1682.203215171000220.019976544441583001.108.140.171.786.483.64.667-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1972Chicago CubsNLMLBchn48p2321443610030021506001.136.174.159.3337152.207.023.068.1583.8528.857.500.000.0016.67
1973Chicago CubsNLMLBchn48p2436733910020112709100.123.133.137.27010184.191.014.014.1241.1932.1427.000.000.0011.11
1974Chicago CubsNLMLBchn48p25418641941020002709100.221.218.291.50925596.317.070.070.2290.0028.130.000.000.0026.32
1975Chicago CubsNLMLBchn48p26387731620170131106002.208.238.273.51121386.231.065.091.2373.4912.793.671.1677.0018.75
1976Chicago CubsNLMLBchn48p27388391940060061617002.229.289.277.56623497.284.048.120.2706.1916.492.670.000.0021.05
1977Chicago CubsNLMLBchn48p28418791831180011816000.207.225.299.52426595.250.092.103.2331.0518.9518.001.0587.0027.78
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn48p293573510200410423110100.137.190.164.35412289.196.027.096.1714.4925.845.750.000.0020.00
1979Chicago CubsNLMLBchn48p30387981321060172605000.165.233.215.44817391.245.050.127.2127.6928.573.710.000.0023.08
1980Chicago CubsNLMLBchn48p314482413310500123010000.159.169.220.38918493.220.061.073.1741.0824.7323.000.000.0030.77
1981Chicago CubsNLMLBchn48p321625120001001704001.080.115.080.1952030.111.000.040.0983.3323.337.000.000.000.00
1983Quad Cities CubsMidwAchn-p34132110001000100000.500.500.5001.0001021.000.000.000.4530.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1983Chicago CubsNLMLBchn47p3447010000000200000.143.143.143.286107.200.000.000.1290.0028.570.000.000.000.00
1984Chicago CubsNLMLBchn47,48p352029273003002804101.241.281.345.62610336.318.104.172.2795.5622.224.000.000.0042.86
1985Hawaii IslandersPCLAAApit-p3689120001001403000.222.300.222.5222013.400.000.111.2517.6930.774.000.000.000.00
1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit48p36315981020171031706000.169.210.254.46415368.220.085.153.2114.4125.005.671.4759.0030.00
1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit48p37437071120060031908000.157.192.186.37813281.216.029.071.1753.7023.466.330.000.0018.18
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit48p3825607920151042306000.150.203.233.43614370.222.083.167.1995.7132.865.751.4360.0033.33
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn48p38919121005001301001.105.150.158.3083121.125.053.105.1434.7614.293.000.000.0050.00
1987Totals for NL-NL         3479811301101052607001.139.190.215.40517491.192.076.152.1855.4928.575.201.1079.0036.36
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn48p39367348100301225019001.110.133.123.2569194.167.013.027.1202.1326.6012.500.000.0012.50
1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn48p403261210100301516016102.164.224.180.40411183.217.016.082.1946.0219.283.200.000.0010.00
1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn48p4115262410030001103000.154.154.192.3465129.267.038.038.1550.0037.930.000.000.0025.00
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn48p4242000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 19 Season(s)Filter567111582187354479354631731355011.168.202.217.419242431304.229.049.089.0003.5324.316.890.31278.7522.99
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2111230002001503000.273.333.273.6063015.500.000.091.0006.6733.335.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter89120001001403000.222.300.222.5222013.400.000.111.0007.6930.774.000.000.000.00
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter132110001000100000.500.500.5001.0001021.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter372745511332542471328203376407.179.210.231.44117231856.241.052.087.0003.2723.717.250.23372.5023.31
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter99189223060218201059020000.159.201.222.423428219.219.063.127.0004.5726.945.900.9194.5026.67
San Francisco Giants Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter961819244001402855039104.133.168.155.323284229.189.022.055.0003.4924.026.880.000.0016.67
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623192353101123111391139103.168.202.217.4196912373.229.049.089.0003.5324.316.890.31278.7522.99
Average Minor - Per 162 games1628515230001500839023000.273.333.273.606230116.500.000.091.0006.6733.335.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1972Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23P21-129915112524.9601.140.1914382.4-21100.013.5
1973Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24P36-23724493-7673.9612.030.31161159.3-36100.022.4
1974Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25P41-2402851548479.9401.930.33-----41100.025.3
1975Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26P38-2342339-562621.0001.630.26-----38100.023.5
1976Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27P38-26023534-8076.9502.000.29-----38100.023.5
1977Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28P39-2522745147372.9861.850.29-----4195.124.1
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29P35-2422444217068.9711.940.28-----35100.021.6
1979Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30P36-2392749397976.9622.110.32-----3894.722.2
1980Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31P38-2572856258684.9772.210.33-----4486.423.5
1981Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32P13-85421222725.9261.920.29-----1681.312.6
1981New York YankeesALMLBnya32P12-70614--20201.0001.670.29-----12100.011.2
1983Quad Cities Cubs MidwAchn34P13--919233028.9332.15------13100.09.4
1983Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya34P4--24--661.0001.50------4100.02.9
1983Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34P4-2047--11111.0002.750.55-----4100.02.5
1984Chicago CubsNLMLBchn35P19-92620112726.9631.370.28-----2095.011.8
1985Hawaii Islanders PCLAAApit36P8---6--661.0000.75------8100.05.6
1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit36P31-1942440-264641.0002.060.33-----31100.019.3
1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit37P35-21524442-7068.9711.940.32-----4381.421.6
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit38P25-1771731225048.9601.920.27-----25100.015.4
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn38P9-5087--15151.0001.670.30-----9100.05.6
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn39P36-2451232-244441.0001.220.18-----36100.022.2
1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn40P32-208833--41411.0001.280.20-----32100.019.8
1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn41P15-87216111918.9471.200.21-----15100.09.3
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn42P4-10-1--111.0000.250.10-----4100.02.5
MLB Totals for P - 19 season(s)-   P557-354332866729391024995.9721.790.28301468.2-5570.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P12--210--12121.0001.00------120.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P13--919233028.9332.15------130.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1972Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2321----------
1973Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2436----------
1974Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2541----------
1975Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2638----------
1976Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2738----------
1977Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2839----------
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2935----------
1979Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3036----------
1980Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3138----------
1981Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3213----------
1981New York YankeesALMLBnya3212----------
1983Quad Cities Cubs MidwAchn3413----------
1983Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya344----------
1983Chicago CubsNLMLBchn344----------
1984Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3519----------
1985Hawaii Islanders PCLAAApit368----------
1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3631----------
1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3735----------
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3825----------
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn389----------
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3936----------
1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn4032----------
1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn4115----------
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn424----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1981New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB32013.001006.0421300.836.000.001.504.503.000.00.000
1981New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB32004.912003.2723203.1217.180.007.364.910.670.00.000
1987San Francisco GiantsChamp. SeriesMLB38016.3020010.01572201.7013.500.001.801.801.000.00.000
1989San Francisco GiantsChamp. SeriesMLB40115.192008.21252501.7112.460.002.085.192.500.00.500
1989San Francisco GiantsWorld SeriesMLB400111.251004.0554202.2511.250.009.004.500.500.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs013.0010100006.0402013000.836.000.001.504.503.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs125.79404000018.727012047001.6613.020.001.933.371.750.00.333
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs018.2230300007.71207074002.4814.090.008.224.700.570.00.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1981New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB3222000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1987San Francisco GiantsChamp. SeriesMLB3822000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1989San Francisco GiantsChamp. SeriesMLB4022000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs44000000000100000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs22000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [9]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1977NL Pitcher of the Month (July) ... NL Pitcher of the Month (June)2
1979NL Pitcher of the Month (August)1
1980NL Pitcher of the Month (August)1
1985National League Gold Glove (Pitcher) ... NL Comeback Player of the Year2
1987National League Gold Glove (Pitcher) ... National League Player of the Week (July 20-July 26)2
1989NL Pitcher of the Month (May)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1991-06-19Released by Giants. 
1987-08-21TradeTraded by Pirates to Giants for Scott Medvin and Jeff Robinson. 
1985-02-28ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1984-11-08Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1983-06-28ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1983-06-09Released by Yankees. 
1981-06-12TradeTraded by Cubs to Yankees for Mike Griffin, Doug Bird and Cash. 
* 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
1985Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll36200,000-4021933370,78060,000200,000
1986Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll37700,000-150679++386,34760,000900,000
1987Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll38750,000-125482++344,90660,0001,650,000
1987San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll38750,000-125582++344,90660,0001,650,000
1988San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll39800,000-136581++392,10762,5002,450,000
1989San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll401,175,000-80291++429,80262,5003,625,000
1990San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll41100,000-64946-515,727100,0003,725,000
1991San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll421,350,000-1661177++742,231100,0005,075,000
* 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