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Dickie ThonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1976-1993 MLB Years: 1979-1993
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PositionsSS-1244, 2B-218, 3B-50, DH-30, 1B-1Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRichard William Thon
Height5-11Weight175BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJune 20,1958 [60.179]PlaceSouth Bend,Indiana

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1975 by the California Angels.
MLB DebutMay 22,1979 [20.336]
OrganizationsHOU [7] CAL [5] PHI [3] MIL [1] SDN [1] TEX [1] Awards2Awards Voting1-67
TBC Player ID18884Retrosheet IDthond001MLBAM ID123309
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed77Power47Contact59XBH42RBIs50Runs50Hitting68Durability54Team.503Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1976Quad CitiesMidwA-18692464668114132190331900000.276.362.366.7289016279.296.090.301.34211.836.810.580.36246.0023.53
1977Salinas AngelsCalifA+cal-19562254871132444103282721600.316.387.444.83110019262.335.128.284.36910.6910.310.961.5356.2526.76
1977Salt Lake GullsPCLAAAcal-1977274477993843143293542700.288.357.431.78811820316.298.143.288.3499.1811.081.212.5334.2525.32
1977Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1334999515022512872465762631300.301.370.437.80721839578.315.136.287.3589.8610.731.092.0841.5826.00
1978Salt Lake GullsPCLAAAcal-2b2013043967113173147152516383700.257.341.317.65813921508.293.060.205.30810.0412.401.240.20439.0018.58
1979Salt Lake GullsPCLAAAcal-ss2138162254731221143151611100.290.352.358.710586180.310.068.228.3258.338.891.071.1181.0012.77
1979California AngelsALMLBcal312b21355661930080051001002.339.393.393.78622362.413.054.143.3598.0616.132.000.000.0015.79
1980Salt Lake GullsPCLAAAcal-2b-ss2240155286114222895121412200.394.435.548.9838518172.418.154.258.4366.988.141.171.1677.5029.51
1980California AngelsALMLBcal31ss-2b2280267326812201575102815205.255.282.315.5978414285.282.060.105.2713.519.822.800.000.0020.59
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou102b234995132660036191301013.274.337.337.674326105.317.063.211.3108.5712.381.440.000.0023.08
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou10ss24136496731373110336378374815124.276.327.397.72419744540.300.121.254.3246.858.891.300.56165.3332.12
1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou10ss25154619811772892079341654732381012.286.341.457.79828357686.294.171.288.3497.8710.641.352.9230.9532.20
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou10ss26517360101010410001.353.389.471.8608118.462.118.059.3850.0022.220.000.000.0016.67
1985Houston AstrosNLMLBhou10ss278425126636162983185001242.251.299.355.6548913272.289.104.195.2886.6218.382.782.2141.8320.63
1986Houston AstrosNLMLBhou10ss28106278246913132165294901158.248.318.335.6539317309.291.087.194.2929.3915.861.690.9792.6724.64
1987Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-ss291448101340061161211000.271.364.354.71817456.361.083.208.32810.7121.432.000.000.0030.77
1987Houston AstrosNLMLBhou10ss293266614101330161301031.212.366.273.63918283.250.061.348.29419.2815.660.811.2066.0014.29
1988San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn21ss30952583668122118194334912204.264.347.337.6848715296.319.073.260.31611.1516.551.480.34258.0022.06
1989Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi21ss3113643545118184156063338101366.271.321.434.75518937472.301.163.246.3346.9917.162.453.1829.0031.36
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi21ss321495525414120484812537773121014.255.305.350.65519332595.284.095.174.2916.2212.942.081.3469.0022.70
1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi21ss3314653944136184944115258402469.252.283.351.63418931570.282.099.156.2814.3914.743.361.5859.8922.79
1992Texas RangersALMLBtex10ss34952753068153437122204003512.247.293.367.66010122303.271.120.229.2976.6013.202.001.3268.7532.35
1993Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil8ss-3b3585245236610113365223903534.269.324.331.6558112275.310.062.155.2938.0014.181.770.36245.0018.18
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter138744494961176193427143516763348658930355177.264.317.374.69116663064871.294.110.212.0007.1413.511.891.4662.6626.02
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter4241549271452711518221821717418617102300.292.365.392.7576071041773.317.100.254.0009.8110.491.071.0286.0623.01
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter29910781773134791314553141131401591700.290.361.387.748417691232.318.097.237.0009.1711.361.241.0682.9222.04
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter562254871132444103282721600.316.387.444.83110019262.335.128.284.00010.6910.310.961.5356.2526.76
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter692464668114132190331900000.276.362.366.7289016279.296.090.301.00011.836.810.580.36246.0023.53
Houston Astros Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter56618222264928522331729434163250412122531.270.329.395.7247201402013.296.125.248.0008.1012.421.531.6455.2128.46
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter43115261433955612321522913952423492229.259.302.374.6765711001637.288.115.188.0005.8014.782.551.9547.6925.32
California Angels Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter115323388715202375153816207.269.302.328.63010617347.303.059.111.0004.3210.952.530.000.0019.54
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter952753068153437122204003512.247.293.367.66010122303.271.120.229.0006.6013.202.001.3268.7532.35
San Diego Padres Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter952583668122118194334912204.264.347.337.6848715296.319.073.260.00011.1516.551.480.34258.0022.06
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter85245236610113365223903534.269.324.331.6558112275.310.062.155.0008.0014.181.770.36245.0018.18
Average MLB - Per 162 games16252058137235851207417714469.264.317.374.69119536569.294.110.212.0007.1413.511.891.4662.6626.02
Average Minor - Per 162 games162592104173276784316667164900.292.365.392.75723240677.317.100.254.0009.8110.491.071.0286.0623.01

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAcal202B87--1932651766475458.9645.26------13066.963.5
1978Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAcal20SS43--801151931214195.9114.53------13033.131.4
1979Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAcal21SS28--51861010147137.9324.89------3873.718.9
1979Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAcal212B10--1934155453.9815.30------3826.36.8
1979California AngelsALMLBcal212B24--34386127872.9233.00------3568.614.8
1979California AngelsALMLBcal21SS8--38211311.8461.38------3522.94.9
1979California AngelsALMLBcal21DH1---------------352.90.6
1979California AngelsALMLBcal213B1--1---111.0001.00------352.90.6
1980Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAcal222B23--495748110106.9644.61------4057.516.2
1980Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAcal22SS16--3250899082.9115.13------4040.011.3
1980California AngelsALMLBcal22SS22--24667129790.9284.09------8027.513.8
1980California AngelsALMLBcal222B21--39461158685.9884.05------8026.313.1
1980California AngelsALMLBcal22DH15---------------8018.89.4
1980California AngelsALMLBcal223B10--416212220.9092.00------8012.56.3
1980California AngelsALMLBcal221B1--3---331.0003.00------801.30.6
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou232B28--37394108076.9502.71------4957.125.5
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou23SS13--1217223129.9352.23------4926.511.8
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou233B5--47-111111.0002.20------4910.24.5
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24SS119--1773991580591576.9754.84------13687.573.5
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou243B8--613222119.9052.38------1365.94.9
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou242B1---------------1360.70.6
1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou25SS154--25853328114819791.9665.14------154100.095.1
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26SS5--813-121211.0004.20------5100.03.1
1985Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27SS79--1062181148335324.9674.10------8494.048.8
1986Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28SS104--1422101039362352.9723.38------10698.164.2
1987Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou29SS14--2240796962.8994.43------14100.09.9
1987Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29SS31--2153678074.9252.39------3296.919.1
1988San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn30SS70--821681228262250.9543.57------9573.743.5
1988San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn302B2--22-1441.0002.00------952.11.2
1988San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn303B1---1--111.0001.00------951.10.6
1989Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31SS129--1743801665570554.9724.29------13694.979.6
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi32SS148--2224392586686661.9644.47------14999.391.4
1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi33SS146--2344122165667646.9694.42------146100.090.1
1992Texas RangersALMLBtex34SS87--1172251538357342.9583.93------9591.653.7
1993Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil35SS28--2857388885.9663.04------8532.917.3
1993Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil353B25--1230124342.9771.68------8529.415.4
1993Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil352B22--4032397572.9603.27------8525.913.6
1993Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil35DH14---------------8516.58.6
MLB Totals for SS - 15 season(s)-   SS1143--1608319817359449794806.9654.20------11430.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 6 season(s)-   2B98--1521571447323309.9573.15------980.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 6 season(s)-   3B50--2767569994.9491.88------500.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH30---------------300.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--3---331.0003.00------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B120--2613562279639617.9665.14------1200.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 4 season(s)-   SS101--1852914459520476.9154.71------1010.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAcal20---8743------
1979Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAcal21---1028------
1979California AngelsALMLBcal21---2481----1
1980Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAcal22---2316------
1980California AngelsALMLBcal22--1212210----15
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou23---28135-----
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24---11198-----
1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou25----154------
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26----5------
1985Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27----79------
1986Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28----104------
1987Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou29----14------
1987Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29----31------
1988San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn30---2701-----
1989Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31----129------
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi32----148------
1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi33----146------
1992Texas RangersALMLBtex34----87------
1993Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil35---222825----14

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1981Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB23411020000001000000.182.250.182.4322012.182.000.0918.330.000.000.000.000.00
1986Houston AstrosChamp. SeriesMLB28612130011000100000.250.250.500.7506112.200.250.2500.008.330.008.3312.0033.33
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs411020000001000000.182.250.182.4322012.182.000.0918.330.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs712230011000100000.250.250.500.7506112.200.250.2500.008.330.008.3312.0033.33

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1983NL Silver Slugger Award (SS)1
1991Tony Conigliaro Award (Overcoming Adversity)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1993-10-29Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1993-02-02ContractSigned as Free Agent by Brewers. 
1992-10-05Released by Rangers. 
1991-12-16ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1991-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1989-01-27Purchased by Phillies from Padres. 
1988-02-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Padres. 
1987-11-09Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1986-01-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
1985-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1981-04-01TradeTraded by Angels to Astros for Ken Forsch. 
1975-11-23ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Angels. 
* 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 Payroll27675,000-129779++370,78060,000675,000
1986Houston AstrosTeam Payroll28600,000-1951072++386,34760,0001,275,000
1987Houston AstrosTeam Payroll29675,000-150879++344,90660,0001,950,000
1988San Diego PadresTeam Payroll30200,000-3741546392,10762,5002,150,000
1989Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll31600,000-213673++429,80262,5002,750,000
1990Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll321,100,000-127482++515,727100,0003,850,000
1991Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll331,250,000-180875++742,231100,0005,100,000
1992Texas RangersTeam Payroll34600,000-3331459962,245109,0005,700,000
1993Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll35250,000-4771547968,431109,0005,950,000
* 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