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Duke SimsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1959-1974 MLB Years: 1964-1974
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PositionsC-646, 1B-61, OF-54, DH-7Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDuane B. Sims
Height6-2Weight205BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateJune 5,1941 [76.350]PlaceSalt Lake City,Utah
High SchoolPocatello (Pocatello,ID)
MLB DebutSeptember 22,1964 [23.109]
OrganizationsCLE [11] DET [2] LAN [2] NYA [2] TEX [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID18041Retrosheet IDsimsd101MLBAM ID122263
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed35Power78Contact45XBH68RBIs72Runs31Hitting56Durability31Team.508Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1959North PlatteNeb StD-1846154264392330000000000.279.279.422.7016514154.265.143.143.3070.000.000.001.9551.3332.56
1961BurlingtonCaroA+-20124404831233612188000000000.304.304.554.85822458404.266.250.250.3710.000.000.005.2019.2447.15
1962CharlestonEastA-21832683786161857000000000.321.321.478.79912825268.300.157.157.3510.000.000.002.9933.5029.07
1962JacksonvilleILAAA-2121655101039000000000.154.154.308.46220465.113.154.154.2000.000.000.004.6221.6740.00
1962Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         10433342961711166000000000.288.288.444.73214829333.264.156.156.3220.000.000.003.3030.2730.21
1963NashvilleSALA-221241372017000000000.171.171.293.46412341.150.122.122.2040.000.000.002.4441.0042.86
1963CharlestonEastAA-229029043862011050000000000.297.297.476.77313831290.271.179.179.3400.000.000.003.4529.0036.05
1963Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         10233146932211157000000000.281.281.453.73415034331.256.172.172.3230.000.000.003.3230.0936.56
1964PortlandPCLAAA-231073114376711341000000000.244.244.399.64312421311.211.155.154.2830.000.000.004.1823.9227.63
1964Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle8c2326000000000200000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1965PortlandPCLAAA-2435107163482623000000000.318.318.598.9166416107.277.280.280.4010.000.000.005.6117.8347.06
1965Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle9c24481189210061500153300022.178.271.331.602396133.190.153.280.27111.2824.812.204.5119.6728.57
1966PortlandPCLAAA-25928491025000000000.321.321.571.89216328.269.250.250.3910.000.000.007.1414.0033.33
1966Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle9c255213312352261901113140013.263.338.444.7825910148.302.181.256.3467.4320.952.824.0522.1728.57
1967Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle9c2688272255582123733306460226.202.294.379.67310322310.217.177.287.3069.6820.652.133.8722.6740.00
1968Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle9c2712236148902101144136268501118.249.366.399.76514432429.279.150.316.34714.4515.851.102.5632.8235.56
1969Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle9c28114326407780184512668061052.236.374.426.80013926399.259.190.390.36716.5420.051.214.5118.1133.77
1970Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle9c-of291103454691120235604465961015.264.360.499.85917235398.259.235.357.38311.5614.821.285.7815.0038.46
1971Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan8c309023023637262501303910274.274.357.400.7579215263.305.126.252.33811.4114.831.302.2838.3323.81
1972Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan8c31511517297021100172310036.192.278.278.556429169.214.086.199.25710.0613.611.351.1875.5031.03
1972Detroit TigersALMLBdet12c31389811314041900191813001.316.432.480.912478121.355.164.357.41815.7014.880.953.3124.5025.81
1972Totals for MLB-MLB         89249186011063000364123037.241.341.357.6988917290.267.116.261.32412.4114.141.142.0741.5028.33
1973Detroit TigersALMLBdet12c3280252316110083012303621315.242.324.377.7019518288.251.135.250.32110.4212.501.202.7831.5029.51
1973New York YankeesALMLBnya41dh3249330011003100000.333.500.6671.1676112.286.334.667.51025.008.330.338.339.0033.33
1972Totals for AL-AL         84261346410093112333721315.245.331.387.71810119300.252.142.264.33111.0012.331.123.0029.0029.69
1974New York YankeesALMLBnya41dh33515121002001500000.133.188.200.3883116.200.067.133.1856.2531.255.000.000.0050.00
1974Texas RangersALMLBtex2c333910672200360082430113.208.280.292.572313118.238.084.160.2686.7820.343.002.5435.3313.64
1973Totals for AL-AL         4412182410380092930113.198.269.281.550344134.233.083.157.2566.7221.643.222.2440.3316.67
D Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter46154264392330000000000.279.279.422.7016514154.265.143.143.0000.000.000.001.9551.3332.56
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter843242226358080610031061633848335693445.239.340.401.7419721862810.260.162.297.00012.0317.191.433.5624.2232.07
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter481151423443191664280000000000.285.285.480.7657261611514.253.195.195.0000.000.000.004.2323.6637.35
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter172511681291732478000000000.252.252.438.69022444511.216.186.186.0000.000.000.004.7021.2934.11
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter9029043862011050000000000.297.297.476.77313831290.271.179.179.0000.000.000.003.4529.0036.05
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter124404831233612188000000000.304.304.554.85822458404.266.250.250.0000.000.000.005.2019.2447.15
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter953094093181964000000000.301.301.453.75414028309.280.152.152.0000.000.000.002.9134.3330.11
Cleveland Indians Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter53615611803695147621651323033727232226.236.344.420.7646561311823.255.184.326.00012.6218.491.474.1720.5435.50
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter14138130921428360147622021010.241.326.352.67813424432.268.111.231.00010.8814.351.321.8547.6326.09
Detroit Tigers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1183504292140124912495434316.263.356.406.76214226409.279.143.280.00011.9813.201.102.9329.1728.26
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3910672200360082430113.208.280.292.572313118.238.084.160.0006.7820.343.002.5435.3313.64
New York Yankees Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter924451013004600000.208.321.375.6969228.235.167.333.00014.2921.431.503.5724.0040.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16246551111151196013659371279.239.340.401.74118736540.260.162.297.00012.0317.191.433.5624.2232.07
Average Minor - Per 162 games162510791453122294000000000.285.285.480.76524554510.253.195.195.0000.000.000.004.2323.6637.35

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1964Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23C1--13---13131.00013.00------250.00.6
1965Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24C40--2282252255250.9806.25-----24883.324.7
1966Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25C48--2601572282275.9755.73-----35292.329.6
1967Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26C85--5615677624617.9897.26-432266.2108896.652.5
1968Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27C84--52341107574564.9836.71-372163.81312268.952.2
1968Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle271B31--19119616216210.9726.77------12225.419.3
1968Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27OF4--8---881.0002.00------1223.32.5
1969Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28C102--6345168691685.9916.72-392660.01011489.563.4
1969Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28OF3--41--551.0001.67------1142.61.9
1969Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle281B1--1---111.0001.00------1140.90.6
1970Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29C39--2771322292290.9937.44-----411035.524.1
1970Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29OF36--483315451.9441.42------11032.722.2
1970Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle291B29--18018315201198.9856.83------11026.417.9
1971Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan30C74--3453335381378.9925.11-----59082.245.7
1972Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan31C48-3712441734264261.9895.440.7021970.025194.131.0
1972Detroit TigersALMLBdet31C25-2181451011156155.9946.200.7117385.033865.816.0
1972Detroit TigersALMLBdet31OF4-286-2-86.7501.500.21-----3810.52.6
1973Detroit TigersALMLBdet32C68-5633753997423414.9796.090.74462763.058085.042.0
1973Detroit TigersALMLBdet32OF6-526---661.0001.000.12-----807.53.7
1973New York YankeesALMLBnya32DH2---------------450.01.2
1973New York YankeesALMLBnya32C1-981--991.0009.001.00-10.0-425.00.6
1974Texas RangersALMLBtex33C30--1432154169164.9705.47-281368.323976.918.8
1974New York YankeesALMLBnya33DH3---------------560.01.9
1974Texas RangersALMLBtex33DH2---------------395.11.3
1974Texas RangersALMLBtex33OF1---------------392.60.6
1974New York YankeesALMLBnya33C1--6---661.0006.00-1-100.0-520.00.6
MLB Totals for C - 11 season(s)-   C646-11613762319584941394081.9866.323.5223212265.5596460.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B61--37237931418409.9786.70------610.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF54-80724518176.9381.410.95-----540.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH7---------------70.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1964Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23-1---------
1965Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24-40---------
1966Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25-48---------
1967Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26-85---------
1968Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27-8431------4-
1969Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28-1021------3-
1970Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29-3929------36-
1971Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan30-74---------
1972Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan31-48---------
1972Detroit TigersALMLBdet31-25-------4-
1973Detroit TigersALMLBdet32-68-------6-
1973New York YankeesALMLBnya32-1--------2
1974Texas RangersALMLBtex33-30-------12
1974New York YankeesALMLBnya33-1--------3

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1972Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB31414032100001200000.214.267.500.7677315.250.286.3576.6713.332.000.000.00100.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs414032100001200000.214.267.500.7677315.250.286.3576.6713.332.000.000.00100.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1986Appleton FoxesMidwAMinorcha45Manager1395683.40329.53 
1986Peninsula White SoxCaroA+Minorcha45Manager1346074.44820.04 
* 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
1975-01-23Released by Rangers. 
1974-05-07TradeTraded by Yankees to Rangers for Larry Gura and Cash. 
1973-09-24Claimed on waivers by Yankees from Tigers. 
1972-08-04Claimed on waivers by Tigers from Dodgers. 
1970-12-11TradeTraded by Indians to Dodgers for Ray Lamb and Alan Foster. 
1959-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
* 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.