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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Richard Michael Sofield
Stat Years
1975-1982  [mlb] 1979-1981
Height/Weight
6-1 / 195
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
Positions
OF (409) ... SS (58) ... DH (2) ... 3B (1)
Draft Position
SS
Born Date/Place
1956-12-16 in Cheyenne, Wyoming   [63.276]
High School
Morristown (Morristown,NJ)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Minnesota Twins in Round #1 (#13 overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1979-04-06 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.111)
Service Time
Organizations
MIN [6] TEX [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 18250 ... retro id: sofir101 ... mlbam id: 122521
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1975ElizabethtonAppRk----18of---161208374393229000000000.207.207.308.5152086414.000.101.0000.000.000.00104.00.9632.6
    1976Wisconsin RapidsMidwA----19of---21043404381114455000000000.238.238.329.56734011219.000.091.0000.000.000.0085.01.1823.5
    1977Visalia OaksCalifA+min-20of---310840310613222827107104679320600.328.421.6231.04447825157.476.295.36314.0219.461.3914.95.6543.2
    1977Tacoma TwinsPCLAAAmin-20of---3412330001011210000.250.357.250.6071430.000.000.3007.1414.292.000.00.000.0
    1978Orlando TwinsSouAAmin-21ss---46518531529352331333405000.281.390.443.8332238217.351.162.32214.8015.251.0337.02.2432.7
    1978Toledo Mud HensILAAAmin-21of---42261810200440122100100.164.297.197.49474122.295.033.24416.2228.381.750.00.0020.0
    1979Orlando TwinsSouAAmin-22of---5301019274211362221600000.267.398.376.774123387.366.109.31017.8913.010.73101.00.8125.9
    1979Toledo Mud HensILAAAmin-22of---55417728429031412354005000.237.363.339.7022176012.294.102.29116.1318.431.1459.01.3828.6
    1979Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin1222ofL-S-E-P535938285001223122702002.301.381.355.736107335.172.054.42411.2125.232.250.00.0017.9
    1980Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin1223ofL-S-E-P61314175210318494945249229723.247.287.374.66145915631.182.127.2915.2320.043.8346.31.9630.1
    1981Toledo Mud HensILAAAmin-24of---72272815201421121210000.208.329.278.60785203.250.070.23714.1214.121.0072.01.1820.0
    1981Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin1224ofL-S-E-P74110291820053282201105.176.234.196.430112202.108.020.2227.1419.642.750.00.0011.1
    1982Toledo Mud HensILAAAmin-25of---885297437014553334335224200.236.314.367.68133810924.239.131.2699.7615.381.5859.41.4834.3
    1982Denver BearsAmerAAAtex-25of---815366103103002601110.278.308.417.72540154.194.139.3235.0015.003.000.00.0040.0
    MLB Totals (3 yrs)20761269149254966910441412128210.243.293.342.63567820938.168.099.2986.4920.803.2068.01.3325.5
    American League Totals (3 yrs)20761269149254966910441412128210.243.293.342.63567820938.168.099.2986.4920.803.2068.01.3325.5
    Minor League Totals570189232248585264828629152172766151010.256.333.405.7382140766159.271.149.27710.1412.901.2739.42.2432.8
    Minor: Rk Totals61208374393229000000000.207.207.308.5152086414.101.101.1990.000.000.00104.00.9632.6
    Minor: A Totals1043404381114455000000000.238.238.329.56734011219.091.091.2290.000.000.0085.01.1823.5
    Minor: A+ Totals10840310613222827107104679320600.328.421.6231.04447825157.476.295.36314.0219.461.3914.95.6543.2
    Minor: AA Totals95286407913563693555005000.276.393.420.81334612024.357.144.31715.9014.450.9147.71.7330.4
    Minor: AAA Totals2026559615030695910895133410410.229.328.334.66276821945.253.105.27312.3717.321.4072.81.1730.0
    Minnesota Twins Totals (3 yrs)20761269149254966910441412128210.243.293.342.63567820938.168.099.2986.4920.803.2068.01.3325.5
    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
    1978Orlando TwinsSouAA21SS5800.097340104100.9621.700.0040.689.27
    1978Toledo Mud HensILAAA21OF1900.03140135351.0001.800.0013.686.46
    1979Orlando TwinsSouAA22OF3000.0732207775.9742.500.0021.3100.05
    1979Toledo Mud HensILAAA22OF5100.0894619993.9391.800.0036.794.45
    1979Minnesota TwinsALMLB22OF3500.0611316562.9541.800.0021.6100.07
    1980Minnesota TwinsALMLB23OF12600.0267760280274.9792.200.0078.396.22
    1980Minnesota TwinsALMLB23DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.21.510
    1981Toledo Mud HensILAAA24OF2100.0444114948.9802.300.0015.095.56
    1981Minnesota TwinsALMLB24OF3400.0545106059.9831.700.0031.282.95
    1982Toledo Mud HensILAAA253B100.01101221.0002.000.000.71.26
    1982Toledo Mud HensILAAA25OF8000.0122771136129.9491.600.0057.194.13
    1982Denver BearsAmerAAA25OF1300.01600016161.0001.200.009.686.77
    MLB Totals - (OF)1950038213101405395.9752.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)200000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)1001101221.0002.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)1840030219144335321.9581.700.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (SS)580097340104100.9621.700.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (OF)3000732207775.9742.500.000.00.00
    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 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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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1978Minor-----58---19-
    1979MLB---------35-
    1979Minor---------81-
    1980MLB---------1262
    1981MLB---------34-
    1981Minor---------21-
    1982Minor----1----93-
    Totals----158---4092