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Milt ThompsonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1979-1996 MLB Years: 1984-1996
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PositionsOF-1566, LF-18, C-17, 3B-2, 1B-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMilton Bernard Thompson
Height5-11Weight170BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 5,1959 [59.340]PlaceWashington,DC
High SchoolZadok Magruder (Washington,DC)
CollegeHoward University (Washington,DC)

DraftedSelected by the Atlanta Braves [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (29th overall) of the 1979 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1985-ATL-#4
MLB DebutSeptember 4,1984 [25.242]
OrganizationsATL [7] PHI [5] SLN [4] HOU [2] COL [1] LAN [1] Awards0Awards Voting2-7
TBC Player ID18874Retrosheet IDthomm001MLBAM ID123298
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed90Power43Contact51XBH37RBIs33Runs56Hitting71Durability72Team.512Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1979Kingsport BravesAppRkatl-202694223184111130161714100.330.429.532.9615013116.390.202.511.42313.7914.661.060.8694.0041.94
1979Greenwood BravesWcarAatl-of2053145312741216163323935500.186.335.269.604397190.229.083.393.29216.8420.531.221.0572.5025.93
1979Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         792395358125327293485649600.243.370.372.7428920306.296.129.439.34115.6918.301.170.9879.6734.48
1980Durham BullsCaroA+atl-21682554974123236383426213000.290.393.384.7779817301.377.094.396.35913.9520.601.480.66127.5022.97
1980Savannah BravesSouAAatl-2171278358373115225198723100.299.347.356.7039911303.429.057.187.3226.2728.714.580.33278.0013.25
1980Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         139533841571963516086114936100.295.370.370.74019728604.403.075.287.34110.1024.672.440.50177.6717.83
1981Savannah BravesSouAAatl-of2214049392135182431461189112111220.274.385.343.72816924596.346.069.320.34314.9318.791.260.67123.2517.78
1982Savannah BravesSouAAatl-of231445268313220764568198714534320.251.359.350.70918433623.333.099.357.32713.9623.271.670.9687.6725.00
1982Richmond BravesILAAAatl-of2336210000101300010.167.286.167.453107.333.000.333.15114.2942.863.000.000.000.00
1982Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1475328513320764569198814834330.250.358.348.70618533630.333.098.357.32513.9723.491.680.9588.6724.81
1983Savannah BravesSouAAatl-24115386841172145364610837633140.303.429.417.84616130476.366.114.422.38617.4415.970.921.0577.2025.64
1983Richmond BravesILAAAatl-of24123212810036110510000.250.442.281.7239143.296.031.500.35923.2611.630.500.000.0012.50
1983Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         127418961252245395211938143140.299.430.407.83717031519.360.108.428.38417.9215.610.870.9683.6024.80
1984Richmond BravesILAAAatl-of25134503911451134404717838632230.288.391.346.73717418593.340.058.282.34314.0014.501.040.67125.7512.41
1984Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl30of25259916301024142111101011.303.373.374.747373111.326.071.303.3419.919.911.001.8049.5010.00
1985Richmond BravesILAAAatl-3b268231252981012223411323015330.314.376.372.74811613353.339.058.234.3379.078.500.940.57156.0013.27
1985Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl30of2673182175572069473631001.302.339.363.702669193.377.061.126.3173.6318.655.140.000.0016.36
1986Portland BeaversPCLAAAphi-of27411612656102116203152011110.348.404.453.8577313179.390.105.304.3828.3811.171.330.56161.0023.21
1986Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24of2796299387571623194266214214.251.311.341.65210214332.296.090.227.2957.8318.672.381.8149.8318.67
1987Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24of28150527861592697434610428703325.302.351.425.77622442575.349.123.271.3407.3015.132.071.2275.2926.42
1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24of2912237853109162233179395912368.288.354.357.71113520423.334.069.193.3209.2213.951.510.47189.0018.35
1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25of30155545601582884682783991403512.290.340.393.73321440591.340.103.209.3296.6015.402.330.68136.2525.32
1990St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25of311354184291147630255396051054.218.292.328.62013727463.241.110.251.2818.4212.961.541.3069.6729.67
1991St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25of3211532655100165634169325302174.307.368.442.81014427361.351.135.255.3578.8614.681.661.6654.3327.00
1992St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25of33109208316191417186163920033.293.350.404.7548414226.345.111.245.3397.0817.262.441.7752.0022.95
1993Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25of34129340428914244494405723298.262.341.350.69111920387.302.088.221.30810.3414.731.431.0385.0022.47
1994Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25of358722029607033072232831145.273.348.345.6937610248.300.072.200.3119.2711.291.221.2173.3316.67
1994Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28of35921560013201200001.286.318.429.7479122.278.143.286.3274.559.092.004.5521.0016.67
1994Totals for NL-NL         9624134667043392243031146.274.346.353.6998511270.298.079.207.3128.8911.111.251.4860.2516.67
1995Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29of369213214299021942143712133.220.297.333.6304411150.287.113.235.2789.3324.672.641.3366.0037.93
1996Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan29lf3748512610011161000001.118.211.137.3487157.146.019.137.17710.5317.541.670.000.0016.67
1996Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol27lf371415111002001300000.067.125.133.2582116.083.066.133.1236.2518.753.000.000.00100.00
1996Totals for NL-NL         62663720031171300001.106.192.136.3289273.132.030.136.1659.5917.811.860.000.0028.57
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter1359376149110291563747357214663366352220164660.274.335.372.70714002404155.317.098.227.0008.0915.281.891.1380.0223.32
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter8893191579907122302827135783509682204119160.284.384.368.75211731803780.352.084.329.00013.4718.041.340.74113.9619.85
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter27210141833083267811083214114468680.304.390.368.758373451175.346.064.278.00012.0012.261.020.60144.8614.61
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter470168329446766161612718245278420921780.277.381.364.745613981998.360.087.333.00013.9121.021.510.80105.1920.99
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter682554974123236383426213000.290.393.384.7779817301.377.094.396.00013.9520.601.480.66127.5022.97
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter53145312741216163323935500.186.335.269.604397190.229.083.393.00016.8420.531.221.0572.5025.93
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2694223184111130161714100.330.429.532.9615013116.390.202.511.00013.7914.661.060.8694.0041.94
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter58417642484927014221739829170293713112230.279.343.372.7156561061965.322.093.228.0008.6514.911.721.1280.1821.54
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter5141497188410672120149862812624311342023.274.334.387.7215791081641.315.113.236.0007.6814.811.931.2274.8526.34
Atlanta Braves Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter98281338582210236184732012.302.351.367.71810312304.358.065.189.0005.9215.462.610.66140.5014.12
Houston Astros Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter10115319359032262153912134.229.300.346.6465312172.286.117.242.0008.7222.672.601.7451.0034.29
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter48512610011161000001.118.211.137.3487157.146.019.137.00010.5317.541.670.000.0016.67
Colorado Rockies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1415111002001300000.067.125.133.2582116.083.066.133.0006.2518.753.000.000.00100.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16244859123194643268407632257.274.335.372.70716729495.317.098.227.0008.0915.281.891.1380.0223.32
Average Minor - Per 162 games16258110616522554965159312447330.284.384.368.75221433689.352.084.329.00013.4718.041.340.74113.9619.85

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1979Kingsport BravesAppRkatl-Rel20009.0020200005.010552130002.2018.003.601.805.403.00--
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter009.0020200005.010552130002.2018.003.601.805.403.00--
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter009.0020200005.010552130002.2018.003.601.805.403.00--
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings009.00880880000220.044022022088441320002.2018.003.601.805.403.00--

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1979Greenwood Braves WcarAatl20OF50--858319693.9691.86------5394.336.2
1981Savannah Braves SouAAatl22OF140--2261783251243.9681.74------140100.0100.0
1981Savannah Braves SouAAatl22C17--777528984.9444.94-----114012.112.1
1982Savannah Braves SouAAatl23OF143--31210143336322.9582.25------14499.399.3
1982Richmond Braves ILAAAatl23OF3--4---441.0001.33------3100.02.2
1983Richmond Braves ILAAAatl24OF12--30-1-3130.9682.50------12100.08.6
1984Richmond Braves ILAAAatl25OF132--31713111341330.9682.50------13498.595.0
1984Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25OF25--376214543.9561.72------25100.015.4
1985Richmond Braves ILAAAatl263B2---1--111.0000.50------822.41.4
1985Richmond Braves ILAAAatl261B1--1---111.0001.00------821.20.7
1985Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl26OF49--7823-8380.9641.63------7367.130.2
1986Portland Beavers PCLAAAphi27OF41--101111103102.9902.49------41100.029.1
1986Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27OF89--212121215213.9912.39------9692.755.3
1987Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28OF146--354441362358.9892.45------15097.390.1
1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29OF112--278551288283.9832.53------12291.869.6
1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30OF147--348581361353.9782.40------15594.890.7
1990St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31OF116--23247-243236.9712.03------13585.971.6
1991St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln32OF91--207821217215.9912.36------11579.156.2
1992St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln33OF45--741217775.9741.67------10941.327.8
1993Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34OF106--162611169168.9941.58------12982.265.4
1994Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35OF79--1191-11201201.0001.52------8790.868.7
1994Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35OF6--71--881.0001.33------966.75.2
1995Houston AstrosNLMLBhou36OF34--452114847.9791.38------9237.023.6
1996Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan37LF17--13---13131.0000.76------4835.410.5
1996Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol37LF1--2---221.0002.00------147.10.6
MLB Totals for OF - 12 season(s)-   OF1045--215346371022362199.9832.10------10450.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF18--15---15151.0000.83------180.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF188--45214132479466.9732.48------1880.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B2---1--111.0000.50------20.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF283--53827226587565.9632.00------2830.00.0
AA Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C17--777528984.9444.94-----1170.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF50--858319693.9691.86------500.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1979Greenwood Braves WcarAatl20---------50-
1981Savannah Braves SouAAatl22-17-------140-
1982Savannah Braves SouAAatl23---------143-
1982Richmond Braves ILAAAatl23---------3-
1983Richmond Braves ILAAAatl24---------12-
1984Richmond Braves ILAAAatl25---------132-
1984Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25---------25-
1985Richmond Braves ILAAAatl26--1--2-----
1985Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl26---------49-
1986Portland Beavers PCLAAAphi27---------41-
1986Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27---------89-
1987Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28---------146-
1988Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29---------112-
1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30---------147-
1990St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31---------116-
1991St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln32---------91-
1992St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln33---------45-
1993Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34---------106-
1994Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35---------79-
1994Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35---------6-
1995Houston AstrosNLMLBhou36---------34-
1996Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan37------17----
1996Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol37------1----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1993Philadelphia PhilliesChamp. SeriesMLB34613231000001200000.231.286.308.5944114.273.077.1547.1414.292.000.000.0033.33
1993Philadelphia PhilliesWorld SeriesMLB34516351116001200000.313.353.6881.04111317.308.375.4385.8811.762.005.8816.0060.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs613231000001200000.231.286.308.5944114.273.077.1547.1414.292.000.000.0033.33
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs516351116001200000.313.353.6881.04111317.308.375.4385.8811.762.005.8816.0060.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1997Tampa Bay RaysMLBMLB-38Minor League Outfield/Baserunning Coordinator.000--None listed
1998Reading PhilliesEastAAMinorphi39Hitting Coach1415685.39725.05Al LeBoeuf
1999Reading PhilliesEastAAMinorphi40Hitting Coach1427369.5148.04Gary Varsho
2000Reading PhilliesEastAAMinorphi41Hitting Coach1428557.599--1Gary VarshoLost in Finals
2000Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi41Minor League Outfield/Baserunning Coordinator1626597.40130.05Terry Francona
2001Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi42Minor League Outfield/Baserunning Coordinator1628676.5312.02Larry Bowa
2002Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi43Minor League Outfield/Baserunning Coordinator1618081.49721.53Larry Bowa-
2003Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi44Minor League Outfield/Baserunning Coordinator1628676.53115.03Larry Bowa-
2004Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi45First Base Coach1628676.53110.02Larry Bowa-
2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi46Hitting Coach1628874.5432.02Charlie Manuel-
2006Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi47Hitting Coach1628577.52512.02Charlie Manuel
2007Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi48Hitting Coach1628973.549--1Charlie ManuelLost in NLDS (Colorado)
2008Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi49Hitting Coach1629270.568--1Charlie ManuelWon World Series (Tampa Bay)
2009Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi50Hitting Coach1629369.574--2Charlie ManuelLost World Series (NY Yankees)
2010Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi51Hitting Coach1629765.599--2Charlie ManuelLost in NLCS (Giants)
2013Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca54Minor League Outfield/Baserunning Coordinator1628676.5317.03Ned Yost
2014Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+Minorkca55Hitting Coach1376572.47413.54Darryl Kennedy
* 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
1996-08-02Released by Rockies. 
1996-06-27Claimed on waivers by Rockies from Dodgers. 
1996-01-12ContractSigned as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
1995-11-01Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-12-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
1994-10-26Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-07-31TradeTraded by Phillies to Astros for Tom Edens. 
1992-12-09ContractSigned as Free Agent by Phillies. 
1992-10-27Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1988-12-16TradeTraded by Phillies to Cardinals for Curt Ford and Steve Lake. 
1985-12-10TradeTraded by Braves with Steve Bedrosian to Phillies for Pete Smith and Ozzie Virgil. 
* 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
1985Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll2660,000-51632-370,78060,00060,000
1986Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll2795,000-5122227386,34760,000155,000
1987Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll28140,000-3751747344,90660,000295,000
1988Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll29240,000-3501750392,10762,500535,000
1989St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll30505,000-2471470++429,80262,5001,040,000
1990St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll31866,667-1731176++515,727100,0001,906,667
1991St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll321,516,667-154679++742,231100,0003,423,334
1992St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll331,616,667-195976++962,245109,0005,040,001
1993Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll341,475,000-225976++968,431109,0006,515,001
1994Houston AstrosTeam Payroll351,375,000-2281075++957,101109,0007,890,001
1994Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll351,375,000-2281075++957,101109,0007,890,001
1995Houston AstrosTeam Payroll36525,000-3231265999,520109,0008,415,001
1996Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll37300,000-4172253957,870109,0008,715,001
1996Colorado RockiesTeam Payroll37300,000-4171853957,870109,0008,715,001
* 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