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Harry SpilmanTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1974-1990 MLB Years: 1978-1989
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Positions1B-278, 3B-199, C-23, DH-11, OF-4, 2B-1Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWilliam Harry Spilman
Height6-1Weight190BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 18,1954 [64.118]PlaceAlbany,Georgia

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1974 by the Cincinnati Reds.
MLB DebutSeptember 11,1978 [24.055]
OrganizationsCIN [8] HOU [8] SFN [3] DET [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID18316Retrosheet IDspilh001MLBAM ID122599
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed24Power60Contact66XBH61RBIs68Runs55Hitting63Durability35Team.512Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1974BillingsPioRk-19541782955122230000000000.309.309.433.7427716178.301.124.124.3350.000.000.001.1289.0029.09
1975TampaFSLA+-201153483390131138000000000.259.259.310.56910815348.256.051.052.2590.000.000.000.29348.0016.67
1976TampaFSLA+-211183615090125635000000000.249.249.360.60913023361.237.111.111.2770.000.000.001.6660.1725.56
1977Trois-Rivieres AiglesEastAAcin-2213349394184393167813744031600.373.453.5621.01527758577.379.189.335.44512.826.930.542.7730.8131.52
1978Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-3b2313348895144264137920685750500.295.383.445.82821743566.310.150.293.37612.0110.070.842.3037.5429.86
1978Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin562344110000000100000.250.250.250.500104.333.000.000.2280.0025.000.000.000.000.00
1979Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-3b24712674277133327122372901100.288.374.393.76710519306.314.105.281.35012.099.480.780.9889.0024.68
1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin121b2443567123005007520021.214.323.268.59115365.235.054.179.27110.777.690.710.000.0025.00
1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin121b25651011427404190091911212.267.327.426.753438114.288.159.248.3347.8916.672.113.5125.2529.63
1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin123b-1b262324441003003701001.167.259.208.4675128.235.041.167.22910.7125.002.330.000.0025.00
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou161b2628345100001012300001.294.333.294.62710036.323.000.029.2945.568.331.500.000.000.00
1981Totals for NL-NL         515891410040151001002.241.302.259.56115164.292.018.086.2667.8115.632.000.000.007.14
1982Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou261b2753190346316363310242720610.332.401.542.94310325222.350.210.342.40910.8112.161.132.7031.6739.68
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou161b273861717203110051000001.279.333.459.79228566.292.180.262.3547.5815.152.004.5520.3329.41
1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou161b28427871330190051200202.167.212.244.45619485.179.077.141.2085.8814.122.401.1878.0030.77
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou161b29327214192021500121000301.264.356.375.73127487.270.111.278.33313.7911.490.832.3036.0021.05
1985Houston AstrosNLMLBhou161b304466391014003700002.136.174.197.37113269.138.061.106.1714.3510.142.331.4566.0022.22
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet27dh3124496122038003801001.245.288.469.75723553.237.224.286.3325.6615.092.675.6616.3341.67
1986San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn161b31589412277022200121300030.287.368.426.794409106.316.139.266.34711.3212.261.081.8947.0033.33
1986Totals for MLB-MLB         8214318399053000152101031.273.342.441.7836314159.291.168.273.3429.4313.211.403.1428.6035.90
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn163b-1b328390524501141192000203.267.327.356.683326101.324.089.189.3048.9119.802.220.9990.0025.00
1988Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-1b3320641221414170041000400.328.347.609.95639972.315.281.344.4055.5613.892.505.5616.0042.86
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn161b334040471113004600010.175.250.325.57513344.182.150.250.2529.0913.641.502.2740.0042.86
1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou61b3375000000000300000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00
1986Totals for NL-NL         4745471113004900010.156.224.289.51313349.171.133.222.2238.1618.372.252.0445.0042.86
1989Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-1b3469230296312153812182122420.274.327.400.7279218256.279.126.200.3257.038.201.171.9546.0028.57
1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou101b3432367103003007200011.278.395.361.75613343.294.083.278.34616.284.650.290.000.0030.00
1990Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-1b3577190115113144201162701520.268.318.411.7297818212.287.143.221.3207.5512.741.691.8947.5035.29
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter56381096192341181171281126339816.237.306.348.65428253906.258.111.210.0008.9413.911.561.9945.0027.60
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter843280942983816024604171782412111253150.298.353.436.78912262443098.303.138.227.0007.786.810.881.9446.8229.12
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter4231429223419841335236165167171942550.293.365.444.8096341321634.308.151.275.00010.2210.471.022.1440.8331.50
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13349394184393167813744031600.373.453.5621.01527758577.379.189.335.00012.826.930.542.7730.8131.52
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter23370983180256773000000000.254.254.336.59023838709.246.082.082.0000.000.000.000.99101.2921.11
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter541782955122230000000000.309.309.433.7427716178.301.124.124.0000.000.000.001.1289.0029.09
Houston Astros Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter223352437811074301344700518.222.286.313.59911018391.234.091.185.0008.7012.021.381.7950.2923.08
San Francisco Giants Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter181224215813143911253900243.259.331.379.7108518251.295.120.232.0009.9615.541.561.5956.0031.03
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter13518526448042700193232234.238.316.346.6626412211.265.108.211.0009.0015.171.681.9046.2527.27
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter24496122038003801001.245.288.469.75723553.237.224.286.0005.6615.092.675.6616.3341.67
Average MLB - Per 162 games162233285510053401233611325.237.306.348.6548115261.258.111.210.0008.9413.911.561.9945.0027.60
Average Minor - Per 162 games16254082161315128032464121610.298.353.436.78923647595.303.138.227.0007.786.810.881.9446.8229.12

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin233B114--681742015262242.9242.12------13385.784.4
1978Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin231B33--19410317207204.9866.18------13324.824.4
1979Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin243B60--458478136129.9492.15------7184.544.1
1979Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin241B15--1098113118117.9927.80------7121.111.0
1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin241B12--622-364641.0005.33------4327.97.5
1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin243B4--29--11111.0002.75------439.32.5
1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin251B18--13213211147145.9868.06------6527.711.1
1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25OF2---------------653.11.2
1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25C1---------------651.50.6
1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin253B1---2--221.0002.00------651.50.6
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou261B13--462-348481.0003.69------2846.411.8
1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin263B3--42--661.0002.00------2313.02.8
1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin261B2--1211-1413.9296.50------238.71.9
1982Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou271B35--30713338323320.9919.14------5366.024.6
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou271B11--865159291.9898.27------3828.96.8
1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou281B19--1247-51311311.0006.89------4245.211.7
1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28C6--141--15151.0002.50-4-100.0-4214.33.7
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou291B18--1306314139136.9787.56------3256.311.1
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29C8--133--16161.0002.00-6185.713225.04.9
1985Houston AstrosNLMLBhou301B19--1314-151351351.0007.11------4443.211.7
1985Houston AstrosNLMLBhou30C2--3---331.0001.50------444.51.2
1986San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn311B19--1381518154153.9948.05------5832.811.7
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet31DH11---------------2445.86.8
1986San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn313B5--111-32.6670.40------588.63.1
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet313B2--11--221.0001.00------248.31.2
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet311B1--4---441.0004.00------244.20.6
1986San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn312B1--11--221.0002.00------581.70.6
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet31C1--2---221.0002.00------244.20.6
1986San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31OF1---------------581.70.6
1986San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31C1---------------581.70.6
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn323B10--161187.8750.70------8312.06.2
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn321B9--391144140.9764.44------8310.85.6
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32C1---------------831.20.6
1988Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn331B14--121918131130.9929.29------2070.09.8
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn331B6--181-319191.0003.17------4015.03.7
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33C2--11--221.0001.00------405.01.2
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33OF1---11-21.5001.00------402.50.6
1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou331B1--5---551.0005.00------714.30.6
1989Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou341B21--16411312178175.9838.33------6930.414.8
1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou341B9--474-251511.0005.67------3228.15.6
1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34C1---------------323.10.6
1990Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou351B3--25--325251.0008.33------773.92.1
MLB Totals for 1B - 11 season(s)-   1B157--9746197310441035.9916.59------1570.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 5 season(s)-   3B25--921213230.9381.20------250.00.0
MLB Totals for C - 8 season(s)-   C23--335--38381.0001.65-10190.91230.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH11---------------110.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF4---11-21.5000.25------40.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1--11--221.0002.00------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B174--1132582723398371.9322.13------1740.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 6 season(s)-   1B121--920511191982971.9898.02------1210.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin23--33--114-----
1979Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin24--15--60-----
1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24--12--4-----
1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25-118--1---2-
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26--13--------
1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26--2--3-----
1982Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou27--35--------
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27--11--------
1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28-619--------
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29-818--------
1985Houston AstrosNLMLBhou30-219--------
1986San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31-1191-5---1-
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet31-11--2----11
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32-19--10-----
1988Phoenix Firebirds PCLAAAsfn33--14--------
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33-26------1-
1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou33--1--------
1989Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou34--21--------
1989Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34-19--------
1990Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou35--3--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1979Cincinnati RedsChamp. SeriesMLB2422000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1981Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB2611000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1987San Francisco GiantsChamp. SeriesMLB3232110011000000000.500.5002.0002.500412.0001.5001.5000.000.000.0050.002.00100.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs11000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs54110011000000000.250.2501.0001.250414.000.750.7500.000.000.0025.004.00100.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1995Burlington IndiansAppRkMinorcle40Manager642638.40622.55 
1996Burlington IndiansAppRkMinorcle41Manager672938.43312.53 
1997Burlington IndiansAppRkMinorcle42Manager683236.4717.53 
1998Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou43Minor League Field Coordinator16210260.630--1Larry DierkerLost in 1st Round (Padres)
1999Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou44Hitting Coach1629765.599--1Larry DierkerLost in 1st Round (Braves)
1999Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou44Minor League Field Corodinator1629765.599--1Larry DierkerLost in 1st Round (Braves)
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou45Hitting Coach1627290.44423.04Larry Dierker
2001Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou46Hitting Coach1629369.574--1Larry DierkerLost in 1st Round (Braves)
2002Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou47Hitting Coach1628478.51913.02Jimy Williams-
2003Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou48Hitting Coach1628775.5371.02Jimy Williams-
2004Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou49Hitting Coach1629270.56813.02Phil Garner,Jimy WilliamsLost NLCS (Cardinals)
2005Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAMinorhou50Hitting Coach1447470.5146.53Jackie Moore
2006Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAMinorhou51Hitting Coach1448559.590--1Jackie MooreLost in Finals
2007Nashville SoundsPCLAAAMinormil52Hitting Coach1448955.618--1Frank KremblasLost in Semi-Finals
2008Nashville SoundsPCLAAAMinormil53Hitting Coach1405981.42123.04Frank Kremblas
* 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
1989-12-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
1989-11-13Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1989-02-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
1988-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-08-17ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
1988-08-11Released by Giants. 
1986-12-09ContractSigned as Free Agent by Giants. 
1986-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1986-06-13ContractSigned as Free Agent by Giants. 
1986-06-12Released by Tigers. 
1986-02-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1985-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1981-06-08TradeTraded by Reds to Astros for Rafael Landestoy. 
1974-06-25ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
* 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
1985Houston AstrosTeam Payroll30160,000-4291729370,78060,000160,000
1986Detroit TigersTeam Payroll3160,000-61439-386,34760,000220,000
1986San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll3160,000-61437-386,34760,000220,000
1987San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll32175,000-3492251344,90660,000395,000
1988San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll33225,000-3612249392,10762,500620,000
1988Houston AstrosTeam Payroll33225,000-3611949392,10762,500620,000
1989Houston AstrosTeam Payroll34150,000-4501943429,80262,500770,000
* 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