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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Richard David Ruthven
Stat Years
1971-1986  [mlb] 1973-1986
Height/Weight
6-3 / 190
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (355)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Irvington (Fremont,CA)
Colleges
Fresno State University (Fresno, California)
Draft
Selected by the Philadelphia Phillies in Round #1 (#1 overall) of the 1973 Amateur Entry Draft (Jan-Sec Phase) 3 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Eddie Bockman
MLB Debut
1973-04-17 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.021)
Service Time
Organizations
PHI [9] CHN [4] ATL [3]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 17477 ... retro id: ruthd001 ... mlbam id: 121581
Relations
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1971Fresno StatePCAANCAA-1------20------1341.50201894020132.07230220561710000.974.910.003.8211.662.053.05.765
    1973Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi40221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf694.21252331221128.112569601075988231.568.770.705.266.874.841.31.400
    1973MLB Totals: PHIbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf694.22252331221128.312569601075988231.568.780.705.276.894.851.31.400
    1974Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi40232Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9134.02353560000212.2182106951111615310331.407.700.474.916.474.491.32.409
    1974MLB Totals: PHIbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9134.03353560000212.7182106951111615310331.407.720.474.926.494.501.32.409
    1975ToledoILAAA----243---10123.1823000000153.014872540691140001.428.710.004.066.714.241.65.455
    1975Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi40243Log - Sp - Ext - Perf224.201170034040.2372219222261011.458.190.444.875.754.871.18.500
    1975Minor Totals: byYearAAA----241---10123.18230000230153.014872540691140001.428.710.004.066.714.241.65.455
    1975MLB Totals: PHIbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf224.251170034040.7372219222261011.478.280.454.935.824.931.18.500
    1976Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl40254Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14174.19363684000240.125511211214901424581.449.550.523.375.324.191.58.452
    1976MLB Totals: ATLbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14174.20363684000240.325511211214901424581.449.560.523.375.324.201.58.452
    1977Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl40265Log - Sp - Ext - Perf7134.23252362120151.015886711462842411.469.420.833.705.015.131.35.350
    1977MLB Totals: ATLbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf7134.23252362120151.015886711462842411.469.420.833.705.015.131.35.350
    1978Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl40276Log - Sp - Ext - Perf264.1113132100081.0784337828453001.318.670.893.115.004.781.61.250
    1978Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi44276Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1352.99202092000150.213652501328753111.098.120.781.674.483.112.68.722
    1978MLB Totals: ATL-PHIbyYearMLB----272Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15113.393333113000231.7214958721561206111.178.330.822.184.673.702.14.577
    1979Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi44287Log - Sp - Ext - Perf754.27202032000122.112159581037583021.298.900.742.724.274.341.57.583
    1979MLB Totals: PHIbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf754.28202032000122.312159581037583021.298.920.742.734.284.351.57.583
    1980Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi44298Log - Sp - Ext - Perf17103.55333361000223.12419988974864331.419.710.362.983.473.991.16.630
    1980MLB Totals: PHIbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf17103.55333361000223.32419988974864331.419.720.362.993.473.991.16.630
    1981Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi44309Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1275.15232250010146.216294841054806131.479.940.613.314.915.771.48.632
    1981MLB Totals: PHIbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1275.17232250010146.716294841054806131.489.970.623.324.925.791.48.632
    1982Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi443110Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11113.79333182020204.1189998618591156261.218.320.792.605.074.361.95.500
    1982MLB Totals: PHIbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11113.79333182020204.3189998618591156261.228.330.792.605.074.371.95.500
    1983Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi443211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf135.61770000033.2462321510260001.6612.301.342.676.956.152.60.250
    1983Chicago CubsNLMLBchn443211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1294.10252552000149.115678681728731031.239.401.021.694.404.702.61.571
    1983MLB Totals: PHI-CHNbyYearMLB----322Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13124.38323252000183.0202101892238991031.319.931.081.874.874.972.61.520
    1984Lodi CrushersCalifA+chn-3312---104.0021001109.09440280001.229.000.002.008.004.004.001.000
    1984Chicago CubsNLMLBchn443312Log - Sp - Ext - Perf6105.04232200010126.215475711441552141.5410.940.992.913.915.331.34.375
    1984Minor Totals: CHNbyYearA+----331---104.0021001109.09440280001.229.000.002.008.004.004.001.000
    1984MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf6105.06232200010126.715475711441552141.5510.981.002.923.925.351.34.375
    1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn443413Log - Sp - Ext - Perf474.5320150035087.11034944637260001.6010.610.623.812.685.050.70.364
    1985MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf474.5520150035087.31034944637260001.6110.640.623.822.695.060.70.364
    1986Chicago CubsNLMLBchn443514Log - Sp - Ext - Perf005.06600036010.212964630001.6910.123.375.062.537.590.50.000
    1986MLB Totals: CHNbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf005.29600036010.712964630001.7610.593.535.292.657.940.50.000
    MLB Totals (16 yrs)1231274.143553326117122312,109.02155107597016576711455322381.399.200.703.274.894.591.49.492
    National League Totals (16 yrs)1231274.143553326117122312,109.02155107597016576711455322381.399.200.703.274.894.591.49.492
    Minor League Totals11123.22251001240162.015776580711220001.418.720.003.946.784.221.72.478
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals1341.50201894020132.07230220561710000.974.910.003.8211.662.053.05.765
    Minor: A+ Totals104.0021001109.09440280001.229.000.002.008.004.004.001.000
    Minor: AAA Totals10123.18230000230153.014872540691140001.428.710.004.066.714.241.65.455
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (9 yrs)78654.002071984085911,262.71239623561884757174112221.368.830.633.395.114.441.51.545
    Atlanta Braves Totals (3 yrs)23364.197472167120472.3491241220361802719991.429.360.693.435.174.591.51.390
    Chicago Cubs Totals (4 yrs)22264.557462526120374.0425211189411121573171.4410.230.992.703.785.081.40.458
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1971Fresno StatePCAANCAA-1------20p------00000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1973Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi4022pL-S-E-P127381510020011406000.132.154.158.3124561.053.026.2082.2231.1114.000.00.0020.0
    1974Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi4023pL-S-E-P2356811310051101905000.191.191.206.39773141.015.015.2650.0026.030.000.00.007.7
    1975Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi4024pL-S-E-P31213120001000302000.154.154.154.3081520.000.000.2000.0020.000.000.00.000.0
    1976Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl4025pL-S-E-P4377661310050132119001.171.213.184.39789141.039.013.2363.3723.607.000.00.007.7
    1977Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl4026pL-S-E-P5254541211130021505002.267.298.400.69852183.178.133.3793.8528.857.5045.01.9225.0
    1978Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl4027pL-S-E-P613240200000001103000.083.083.083.1662720.000.000.1540.0040.740.000.00.000.0
    1978Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi4427pL-S-E-P6215371502040011403001.283.296.358.65457192.094.075.3851.7524.5614.000.00.0013.3
    1979Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi4428pL-S-E-P721412600000021122000.146.222.146.3684760.049.000.2004.2623.405.500.00.000.0
    1980Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi4429pL-S-E-P83368716510811222012001.235.257.338.59582236.132.103.3482.4426.8311.000.00.0037.5
    1981Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi4430pL-S-E-P923502730050021405000.140.173.200.37357103.100.060.1943.5124.567.000.00.0042.9
    1982Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi4431pL-S-E-P10336427110501026012101.109.108.156.26477102.031.047.1790.0033.770.000.00.0028.6
    1983Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi4432pL-S-E-P1179111000000303000.111.111.222.3331221.111.111.1670.0025.000.000.00.00100.0
    1983Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4432pL-S-E-P11255351210030021304002.226.255.245.50059131.057.019.3003.3922.036.500.00.008.3
    1984Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4433pL-S-E-P1225442730020011805000.159.178.227.40550103.091.068.2692.0036.0018.000.00.0042.9
    1985Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4434pL-S-E-P132024150001010706001.208.208.208.4163050-0.042.000.2940.0023.330.000.00.000.0
    1986Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4435pL-S-E-P1461000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (16 yrs)363671421231851442516212382109.183.205.230.43577315424.066.047.2662.0727.4313.25671.00.1319.5
    National League Totals (16 yrs)363671421231851442516212382109.183.205.230.43577315424.066.047.2662.0727.4313.25671.00.1319.5
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (9 yrs)2124042472124030238126250103.178.198.228.4264659216.067.050.2581.7227.1015.750.00.0022.2
    Chicago Cubs Totals (4 yrs)76122824400601339015003.197.216.230.446140284.049.033.2892.1427.8613.000.00.0016.7
    Atlanta Braves Totals (3 yrs)751451027211801547117003.186.219.234.453168344.076.048.2682.9827.989.40145.00.6014.8
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1973Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB22P250128.1623623529.8291.200.2315.492.69
    1974Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB23P350212.2730724437.8411.100.1721.6100.06
    1975Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB24P11040.2252197.7780.600.176.891.711
    1976Atlanta BravesNLMLB25P360240.11844126362.9841.700.2622.297.34
    1977Atlanta BravesNLMLB26P250151.01016513126.8391.000.1715.4100.07
    1978Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB27P200150.2823103231.9691.600.2112.395.211
    1978Atlanta BravesNLMLB27P13081.0913702922.7591.700.278.0100.013
    1979Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB28P200122.169111615.9380.800.1212.395.29
    1980Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB29P330223.12133636054.9001.600.2420.4100.06
    1981Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB30P230146.21120103231.9691.300.2121.5100.06
    1982Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB31P330204.12216113938.9741.200.1920.4100.07
    1983Chicago CubsNLMLB32P250149.11531224846.9581.800.3115.4100.09
    1983Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB32P7033.21402551.0000.700.154.3100.015
    1984Chicago CubsNLMLB33P230126.28190127271.0001.200.2114.392.09
    1985Chicago CubsNLMLB34P20087.1511111716.9410.800.1812.4100.09
    1986Chicago CubsNLMLB35P6010.20100111.0000.200.103.8100.016
    MLB Totals - (P)35502,1041492984119488447.9161.300.210.00.00
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    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    1973MLB25----------
    1974MLB35----------
    1975MLB11----------
    1976MLB36----------
    1977MLB25----------
    1978MLB33----------
    1979MLB20----------
    1980MLB33----------
    1981MLB23----------
    1982MLB33----------
    1983MLB32----------
    1984MLB23----------
    1985MLB20----------
    1986MLB6----------
    Totals355----------