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Roy SmalleyTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1972-1987 MLB Years: 1975-1987
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Drafted
World Series Champion

PositionsSS-1069, DH-272, 3B-188, 2B-58, 1B-34, C-1Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRoy Frederick Smalley Iii
Height6-1Weight185BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 25,1952 [66.026]PlaceLos Angeles,California
High SchoolWestchester (Los Angeles,CA)
CollegeUSC (Los Angeles,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Texas Rangers [Team Picks] in the 1st round (1st overall) of the 1974 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 5th round (89th overall) of the 1972 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 4th round (90th overall) of the 1971 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (29th overall) of the 1971 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Montreal Expos [Team Picks] in the 35th round (779th overall) of the 1970 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutApril 30,1975 [22.187]
OrganizationsMIN [10] NYA [3] TEX [3] CHA [1] Awards2Awards Voting1-16
TBC Player ID18110Retrosheet IDsmalr001MLBAM ID122337
RelationshipsSon of Roy Smalley
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Player Notes:   Member of the 1972-1973 United States National Baseball team
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed41Power68Contact50XBH61RBIs60Runs44Hitting59Durability68Team.496Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1973USCPac8NCAA-1ss204715133517352930393400000.338.474.523.9977915190.411.185.464.45020.5317.890.872.6330.2029.41
1974PittsfieldNYPLA--21125406741022251442000000000.251.251.433.68417641406.224.182.182.3070.000.000.003.4529.0040.20
1975SpokanePCLAAA-2243162265581219000000000.340.340.438.7787111162.331.098.099.3530.000.000.001.2381.0020.00
1975Texas RangersALMLBtex15ss227825022578033340304204216.228.309.296.6057411286.261.068.204.28610.4914.691.401.0583.3319.30
1976Texas RangersALMLBtex152b23411291529201820292703234.225.363.264.627343163.272.039.279.30317.7916.560.930.61129.0010.34
1976Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin5ss2310338446104163236044779222017.271.353.344.69713221455.337.073.185.32910.3317.361.680.44192.0020.19
1976Totals for AL-AL         1445136113318334424761062252411.259.356.324.68016624618.320.065.209.32212.3017.151.390.49171.0018.05
1977Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin5ss24150584931352156565574891156112.231.316.315.63118432680.261.084.211.29010.8813.091.200.8897.3323.70
1978Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin5ss251585868016031319772885701237316.273.362.433.79525453702.280.160.295.36012.119.970.822.7130.8433.13
1979Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin5ss26162621941682832495238080415989.271.353.441.79427455729.274.170.298.35110.9710.971.003.2925.8832.74
1980Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin5ss27133486641352411263336563229415.278.359.405.76419737564.293.127.261.34411.5211.170.972.1340.5027.41
1981Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin5ss285616724447172200312400258.263.375.443.8187415200.268.180.365.36615.5012.000.773.5023.8634.09
1982Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin5ss29413221000003400010.154.313.231.5443116.222.077.308.24118.7525.001.330.000.0050.00
1982New York YankeesALMLBnya34,55ss-3b29142486551251422067016810007474.257.346.418.76420336565.284.161.298.34012.0417.701.473.5424.3028.80
1982Totals for AL-AL         146499571271522067017110407484.255.345.413.75820637581.282.158.299.33812.2217.901.463.4424.9529.13
1983New York YankeesALMLBnya12ss3013045170124241186233586825429.275.357.452.80920443520.287.177.306.36111.1513.081.173.4625.0634.68
1984New York YankeesALMLBnya123b316720917508172621153500325.239.286.388.6748116227.253.149.225.2986.6115.422.333.0829.8632.00
1984Chicago White SoxALMLBcha123b314713515234041311223000111.170.285.289.574398158.186.119.281.26913.9218.991.362.5333.7534.78
1984Totals for AL-AL         1143443273121113932376500436.212.286.349.63512024385.228.137.247.2869.6116.881.762.8631.2732.88
1985Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin5dh-ss3212938857100200124502606511238.258.357.402.75915632452.281.144.294.34213.2714.381.082.6532.3332.00
1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin5dh33143459591132042057136880012410.246.342.438.78020144530.258.192.336.34612.8315.091.183.7722.9538.94
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin5dh34110309328516183420365210117.275.352.411.76312725347.308.136.259.33810.3714.991.442.3138.6329.41
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter16535657745145424425163694273477190814985447121.257.345.395.74022374326594.278.138.273.00011.6913.771.182.4734.7129.71
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1685681001573061661000000000.276.276.435.71124752568.255.159.158.0000.000.000.002.8235.5033.12
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter43162265581219000000000.340.340.438.7787111162.331.098.099.0000.000.000.001.2381.0020.00
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter125406741022251442000000000.251.251.433.68417641406.224.182.182.0000.000.000.003.4529.0040.20
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter4715133517352930393400000.338.474.523.9977915190.411.185.464.00020.5317.890.872.6330.2029.41
Minnesota Twins Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter1148399755110461842111048515285496061279383192.262.350.401.75116023154675.282.139.273.00011.7412.961.102.3536.3430.11
New York Yankees Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter33911461422994644515555141203212111118.261.340.426.766488951312.279.165.288.00010.7515.471.443.4325.4731.77
Texas Rangers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1193793786100441605969074410.227.328.285.61310814449.265.058.230.00013.1415.371.170.8994.7516.28
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4713515234041311223000111.170.285.289.574398158.186.119.281.00013.9218.991.362.5333.7534.78
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625547314224216683376891105512.257.345.395.74021942646.278.138.273.00011.6913.771.182.4734.7129.71
Average Minor - Per 162 games162548961512961559000000000.276.276.435.71123850548.255.159.158.0000.000.000.002.8235.5033.12

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1975Texas RangersALMLBtex22SS59--801751630271255.9414.32------7875.636.4
1975Texas RangersALMLBtex222B19--28574148985.9554.47------7824.411.7
1975Texas RangersALMLBtex22C1---------------781.30.6
1976Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23SS103--1893381870545527.9675.12------103100.063.6
1976Texas RangersALMLBtex232B38--8299719188181.9634.76------4192.723.5
1976Texas RangersALMLBtex23SS5--310111413.9292.60------4112.23.1
1977Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24SS150--25550433116792759.9585.06------150100.093.2
1978Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25SS157--28752725121839814.9705.18------15899.496.9
1979Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26SS161--29657229144897868.9685.39------16299.499.4
1979Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin261B1--9--2991.0009.00------1620.60.6
1980Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27SS125--21044617100673656.9755.25------13394.077.6
1980Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin271B3--162-318181.0006.00------1332.31.9
1980Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27DH3---------------1332.31.9
1981Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28SS37--5289814149141.9463.81------5666.133.9
1981Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28DH15---------------5626.813.8
1981Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin281B1--10---10101.00010.00------561.80.9
1982New York YankeesALMLBnya29SS89--109238842355347.9773.90------14262.754.9
1982New York YankeesALMLBnya293B53--28113711148141.9532.66------14237.332.7
1982Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29SS4--516-221211.0005.25------4100.02.5
1982New York YankeesALMLBnya29DH4---------------1422.82.5
1982New York YankeesALMLBnya292B1---------------1420.70.6
1983New York YankeesALMLBnya30SS91--1252301540370355.9593.90------13070.056.2
1983New York YankeesALMLBnya303B26--1157577368.9322.62------13020.016.0
1983New York YankeesALMLBnya301B22--1538111162161.9947.32------13016.913.6
1984Chicago White SoxALMLBcha313B38--1557467672.9471.89------4780.923.5
1984New York YankeesALMLBnya313B35--177810810595.9052.71------6752.221.6
1984New York YankeesALMLBnya31SS13--521122726.9632.00------6719.48.0
1984New York YankeesALMLBnya31DH5---------------677.53.1
1984New York YankeesALMLBnya311B5--44-174544.9788.80------677.53.1
1984Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31SS3--21--331.0001.00------476.41.9
1984Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31DH2---------------474.31.2
1984Chicago White SoxALMLBcha311B1--71-1881.0008.00------472.10.6
1985Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin32DH56---------------12943.434.6
1985Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin32SS49--5791216150148.9873.02------12938.030.2
1985Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin323B14--941125150.9803.57------12910.98.6
1985Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin321B1--41--551.0005.00------1290.80.6
1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin33DH114---------------14379.770.4
1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin33SS19--1115142726.9631.37------14313.311.7
1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin333B8--319-122221.0002.75------1435.64.9
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin34DH73---------------11066.445.1
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin343B14--7103-2017.8501.21------11012.78.6
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin34SS4--21--331.0000.75------1103.62.5
MLB Totals for SS - 13 season(s)-   SS1069--1688327417470251364962.9664.64------10690.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 7 season(s)-   DH272---------------2720.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 6 season(s)-   3B188--903753035495465.9392.47------1880.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B58--1101561133277266.9604.59------580.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 6 season(s)-   1B34--24312224257255.9927.50------340.00.0
MLB Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1975Texas RangersALMLBtex22-1-1959------
1976Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23----103------
1976Texas RangersALMLBtex23---385------
1977Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24----150------
1978Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25----157------
1979Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26--1-161------
1980Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27--3-125-----3
1981Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28--1-37-----15
1982New York YankeesALMLBnya29---18953----4
1982Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29----4------
1983New York YankeesALMLBnya30--22-9126-----
1984Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31--1-338----2
1984New York YankeesALMLBnya31--5-1335----5
1985Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin32--1-4914----56
1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin33----198----114
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin34----414----73

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1987Minnesota TwinsWorld SeriesMLB3442011000002000000.500.7501.0001.750214.500.5001.50050.000.000.000.000.00100.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs42011000002000000.500.7501.0001.750214.500.5001.50050.000.000.000.000.00100.00

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1979American League Player of the Week (June 25-July 1)1
1981American League Player of the Week (April 27-May 3)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1985-02-19TradeTraded by White Sox to Twins for Ron Scheer and Randy Johnson. 
1984-07-18TradeTraded by Yankees to White Sox for Kevin Hickey and Doug Drabek. 
1982-04-10TradeTraded by Twins to Yankees for Greg Gagne, Paul Boris and Ron Davis. 
1976-06-01TradeTraded by Rangers with Jim Gideon, Mike Cubbage, Bill Singer and Cash to Twins for Danny Thompson and Bert Blyleven. 
* 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
1985Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll32728,571-109183++370,78060,000728,571
1986Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll33740,000-138481++386,34760,0001,468,571
1987Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll3460,000-59533-344,90660,0001,528,571
* 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