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Chance SanfordTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1992-2000 MLB Years: 1998-1999
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Positions2B-499, 3B-151, SS-18, OF-17Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameChance Steven Howard
Height5-10Weight175BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateJune 2,1972 [45.357]PlaceHouston,Texas
High SchoolStratford (Houston,TX)
CollegeSan Jacinto College (San Jacinto,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 27th round (763rd overall) of the 1992 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 10th round (279th overall) of the 1991 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutApril 30,1998 [25.332]
OrganizationsPIT [7] LAN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID17557Retrosheet IDsanfc001MLBAM ID131680
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed47Power73Contact52XBH82RBIs64Runs65Hitting51Durability59Team.463Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1992Welland PiratesNYPLA-pit-2b20592143661113521134353900340.285.381.435.8169319252.324.150.355.36513.8915.481.111.9842.8031.15
1992Augusta PiratesSALApit-2b2014463510020231010000.109.180.130.3106150.139.021.043.1566.0020.003.330.000.0020.00
1992Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         732603966123523136384910340.254.348.381.7299920302.292.127.300.33012.5816.231.291.6652.0030.30
1993Salem BuccaneersCaroA+pit-2b211154285410921510371110338013200.255.308.397.70517036467.291.142.222.3147.0717.132.422.1442.8033.03
1994Salem BuccaneersCaroA+pit-2b22127474811303261978126569521407.274.351.487.83823157537.305.213.344.36310.4317.691.703.5424.9543.85
1995Gulf Coast PiratesGCLRkpit-2b23619240011002200000.211.286.368.6547121.188.157.263.2939.529.521.004.7619.0025.00
1995Lynchburg HillcatsCaroA+pit-2b231666822403141071300101.333.392.530.92235774.373.197.318.4019.4617.571.864.0522.0031.82
1995Carolina MudcatsSouAApit-23163661031310315710010.278.381.6671.04824742.269.389.583.43311.9016.671.407.1412.0070.00
1995Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         3812116367172541142210111.298.372.545.9176615137.312.247.388.39410.2216.061.575.1117.2941.67
1996Carolina MudcatsSouAApit-2b2413147062115161345611117210802729.245.341.360.70116933551.304.115.268.31513.0719.601.500.73117.5028.70
1997Carolina MudcatsSouAApit-2b-3b2544149303910293631203922411.262.349.537.8868021177.286.275.423.37411.3022.031.955.0816.5653.85
1997Calgary CannonsPCLAAApit-3b2589325589527966097398231505.292.368.486.85415842373.368.194.320.37110.4621.982.101.6154.1744.21
1997Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         13347488134371115961285912153916.283.362.502.86423863550.343.219.352.37210.7322.002.052.7331.6047.01
1998Nashville SoundsPCLAAApit-2b-3b26278117217142101161200001.259.381.519.900421297.262.260.444.39116.4912.370.754.1220.2557.14
1998Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit313b261428341103001600001.143.172.250.4227229.182.107.143.1843.4520.696.000.000.0050.00
1999Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-3b2777227375614182963315512015.247.340.423.7639623261.293.176.326.33711.8821.071.773.0728.3841.07
1999Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan542b2758120002000100000.250.250.250.500208.286.000.000.2260.0012.500.000.000.000.00
2000Atlantic City SurfAtlInd-2811041157100201064173627900002.243.342.384.72615836473.288.141.302.32713.1116.701.271.2768.5036.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1936461105001700001.167.189.250.4399237.207.083.111.0002.7018.927.000.000.0033.33
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter721253539466714641723656946319542111126929.263.345.438.78311112592902.306.175.310.00010.9918.681.702.4835.2138.83
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter193633112172481118110151186149435111.272.360.468.82829677731.327.196.338.00011.7620.381.732.4635.1744.77
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter191655981642916161021713971543411410.250.345.417.76227361770.298.167.321.00012.6020.001.592.0840.9437.20
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter25896814326157113212924169618834708.270.335.450.7854361001078.303.180.288.0008.9117.441.962.9730.2538.31
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter14463510020231010000.109.180.130.3106150.139.021.043.0006.0020.003.330.000.0020.00
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter592143661113521134353900340.285.381.435.8169319252.324.150.355.00013.8915.481.111.9842.8031.15
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter619240011002200000.211.286.368.6547121.188.157.263.0009.529.521.004.7619.0025.00
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11041157100201064173627900002.243.342.384.72615836473.288.141.302.00013.1116.701.271.2768.5036.00
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1428341103001600001.143.172.250.4227229.182.107.143.0003.4520.696.000.000.0050.00
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter58120002000100000.250.250.250.500208.286.000.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623073451990430096000009.167.189.250.4397717315.207.083.111.0002.7018.927.000.000.0033.33
Average Minor - Per 162 games16257089150339168216107212222627.263.345.438.78325058652.306.175.310.00010.9918.681.702.4835.2138.83

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1992Welland Pirates NYPLA-pit202B51--651421124218207.9504.06------5986.466.2
1992Welland Pirates NYPLA-pit20SS8--523413228.8753.50------5913.610.4
1992Augusta Pirates SALApit202B13--2434276058.9674.46------1492.99.2
1993Salem Buccaneers CaroA+pit212B108--1722843448490456.9314.22------11593.977.1
1994Salem Buccaneers CaroA+pit222B117--2083183464560526.9394.50------12792.184.2
1994Salem Buccaneers CaroA+pit22OF1--1---111.0001.00------1270.80.7
1995Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit232B4--89131817.9444.25------666.76.8
1995Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit232B16--3439397673.9614.56------16100.011.6
1996Carolina Mudcats SouAApit242B127--2133362269571549.9614.32------13196.991.4
1997Carolina Mudcats SouAApit252B23--5371210126124.9845.39------4452.316.8
1997Carolina Mudcats SouAApit253B19--552646357.9053.00------4443.213.9
1997Calgary Cannons PCLAAApit253B70--381321411184170.9242.43------8978.750.7
1997Calgary Cannons PCLAAApit252B15--28381106766.9854.40------8916.910.9
1997Calgary Cannons PCLAAApit25SS5--819142827.9645.40------895.63.6
1998Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit262B10--1523153938.9743.80------2737.07.0
1998Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit263B6--67--13131.0002.17------2722.24.2
1998Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit26SS4--4112-1715.8823.75------2714.82.8
1998Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit26OF3--4---441.0001.33------2711.12.1
1998Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit263B5--4512109.9001.80------1435.73.1
1998Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26SS1---1--111.0001.00------147.10.6
1998Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit262B1--1-1-21.5001.00------147.10.6
1999Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan273B51--27901010127117.9212.29------7766.236.7
1999Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan27OF13--8---881.0000.62------7716.99.4
1999Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan272B12--2228175150.9804.17------7715.68.6
1999Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan272B2--11--221.0001.00------540.01.2
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B5--4512109.9001.80------50.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B3--211-43.7501.00------30.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS1---1--111.0001.00------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B127--712292421324300.9262.36------1270.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B37--6589322157154.9814.16------370.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF16--12---12121.0000.75------160.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS9--1230344542.9334.67------90.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B150--2664072479697673.9664.49------1500.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B19--552646357.9053.00------190.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B241--4146417112111261055.9374.38------2410.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
A Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B13--2434276058.9674.46------130.00.0
A- Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B51--651421124218207.9504.06------510.00.0
A- Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS8--523413228.8753.50------80.00.0
Rk Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B4--89131817.9444.25------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1992Welland Pirates NYPLA-pit20---518------
1992Augusta Pirates SALApit20---13-------
1993Salem Buccaneers CaroA+pit21---108-------
1994Salem Buccaneers CaroA+pit22---117-----1-
1995Gulf Coast Pirates GCLRkpit23---4-------
1995Lynchburg Hillcats CaroA+pit23---16-------
1996Carolina Mudcats SouAApit24---127-------
1997Carolina Mudcats SouAApit25---23-19-----
1997Calgary Cannons PCLAAApit25---15570-----
1998Nashville Sounds PCLAAApit26---1046---3-
1998Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26---115-----
1999Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan27---12-51---13-
1999Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan27---2-------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1999-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1999-01-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
1998-10-15Released by Pirates. 
* 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
1998Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll26170,000-81238-1,276,192170,000170,000
1999Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll27200,000-80743-1,454,491200,000370,000
* 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