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Tim TolmanTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1976-1989 MLB Years: 1981-1987
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Drafted
Rated Prospect

Positions1B-666, OF-430, 3B-40, 2B-37, DH-11Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameTimothy Lee Tolman
Height6-0Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateApril 20,1956 [62.123]PlaceSanta Monica,California
High SchoolLoyola (Los Angeles,CA)
CollegeUSC (Los Angeles,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Houston Astros [Team Picks] in the 12th round (297th overall) of the 1978 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1983-HOU-#5
MLB DebutSeptember 9,1981 [25.142]
OrganizationsHOU [8] DET [2] NYN [1] TOR [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID18944Retrosheet IDtolmt001MLBAM ID123381
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Player Notes:   Member of the 1977-1978 United States National Baseball team ... Diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 2011
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed34Power70Contact73XBH71RBIs69Runs42Hitting68Durability53Team.500Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1976USCCIBANCAA-1of-1b204215121457021620183300000.298.373.384.757589169.371.086.219.35510.6519.531.831.1875.5020.00
1978USCPac10NCAA-1of-1b2251161386316343210381300000.391.508.6021.1109723199.410.211.453.49319.106.530.342.0140.2536.51
1978Gulf Coast AstrosGCLRkhou-1b22391222542560233226750200.344.471.484.9555911155.359.140.361.43216.774.520.270.000.0026.19
1978Daytona AstrosFSLA+hou-of22725272005113200000.280.357.360.7179228.304.080.200.33210.717.140.670.000.0028.57
1978Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         461472749760284329950200.333.454.463.9176813183.350.130.333.41715.854.920.310.000.0026.53
1979Daytona AstrosFSLA+hou-1b2313142262122133153128745052600.289.396.341.73714417509.321.052.237.34614.549.820.680.20422.0013.93
1980Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-1b241394816714237477346805012800.295.391.432.82320848572.313.137.299.37313.998.740.631.2268.7133.80
1981Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-of-1b25137479851542881499143894552900.322.426.501.92724050584.326.179.388.41915.247.710.512.4034.2132.47
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou38of2548010000000000000.125.125.125.250108.125.000.000.1150.000.000.000.000.000.00
1982Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-of-1b26125473931433161582103775024540.302.399.488.88723152561.310.186.364.39313.738.910.652.6731.5336.36
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou38of261526452013004300001.192.300.385.68510330.182.193.346.31113.3310.000.753.3326.0060.00
1983Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-1b-of27724492016023220110.375.467.5831.05014330.364.208.250.44910.006.670.673.3324.0033.33
1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou381b27435641140210016900101.196.270.375.64521663.196.179.268.2899.5214.291.503.1728.0054.55
1984Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-of281023636310627795410533721610.292.380.479.85917443425.300.187.336.38112.478.710.702.1240.3340.57
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou18of281417231000000300000.176.176.235.4114117.214.059.059.1830.0017.650.000.000.0033.33
1985Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-of2940149304510142702242610310.302.395.463.8586915177.336.161.309.38013.5614.691.082.2637.2533.33
1985Houston AstrosNLMLBhou18of-1b2931434610280111011000.140.178.302.48013346.129.162.163.2142.1721.7410.004.3521.5050.00
1986Nashville SoundsAmerAAAdet-of30139484681442341171114676140820.298.382.430.81220838563.317.132.285.36311.9010.830.911.9544.0026.39
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet38dh301634461002116402100.176.293.206.4997143.194.030.206.24513.959.300.670.000.0016.67
1987Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-of-1b3111137965119302156397555131910.314.397.522.91919847447.323.208.359.39512.3011.410.933.3625.2739.50
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet38of31912311001007210111.083.429.167.5962121.091.084.667.31233.339.520.290.000.00100.00
1988Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn161b321274265511922385542566442450.279.365.401.76617133492.310.122.258.34511.3813.011.141.6353.2527.73
1989Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-1b331224206310633265783717142300.252.363.383.74616141500.289.131.312.34514.2014.201.001.2070.0038.68
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter132196213310052413243123313.168.262.296.5585815228.172.128.240.00010.5313.601.292.1939.2045.45
Minor League Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter12264247682125826346916687743678516381664150.296.393.444.83718864005043.315.148.316.00013.4410.230.761.8046.6731.80
AAA Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter910319752694520633835145726495407271248150.296.389.459.84814663223779.313.163.327.00013.1010.770.822.2038.5234.07
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1394816714237477346805012800.295.391.432.82320848572.313.137.299.00013.998.740.631.2268.7133.80
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter13844764129153158139775252600.289.394.342.73615319537.320.053.235.00014.349.680.680.19447.0014.73
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter391222542560233226750200.344.471.484.9555911155.359.140.361.00016.774.520.270.000.0026.19
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter933125910823364830564600000.346.446.497.94315532368.392.151.340.00015.2212.500.821.6352.0029.63
Houston Astros Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter10715014268052102112511102.173.233.327.5604913164.174.154.213.0006.7115.242.273.0530.0050.00
Detroit Tigers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter25467720031113612211.152.339.196.5359264.167.044.326.00020.319.380.460.000.0028.57
Average MLB - Per 162 games162241264112062914293824414.168.262.296.5587118280.172.128.240.00010.5313.601.292.1939.2045.45
Average Minor - Per 162 games162561901663561288106906852820.296.393.444.83724953666.315.148.316.00013.4410.230.761.8046.6731.80

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Gulf Coast Astros GCLRkhou221B39--29221421317313.9878.03------39100.072.2
1978Daytona Astros FSLA+hou22OF4--51--661.0001.50------757.13.0
1978Daytona Astros FSLA+hou221B2--191-320201.00010.00------728.61.5
1979Daytona Astros FSLA+hou231B92--658571764732715.9777.77------13170.267.6
1979Daytona Astros FSLA+hou233B30--2636937162.8732.07------13122.922.1
1979Daytona Astros FSLA+hou23OF3--4---441.0001.33------1312.32.2
1980Columbus Astros SouAAhou241B110--952901410610561042.9879.47------13979.176.4
1981Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou25OF68--134851147142.9662.09------13749.648.9
1981Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou251B60--60141562647642.99210.70------13743.843.2
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou25OF3--2---221.0000.67------475.02.7
1982Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou26OF54--8453-9289.9671.65------12543.238.0
1982Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou261B51--440401243492480.9769.41------12540.835.9
1982Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou263B3--11--221.0000.67------1252.42.1
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26OF5--7---771.0001.40------1533.33.1
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou261B1--101-211111.00011.00------156.70.6
1983Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou271B4--283-231311.0007.75------757.12.8
1983Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou27OF3--3---331.0001.00------742.92.1
1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou271B7--532-655551.0007.86------4316.34.3
1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27OF3--2---221.0000.67------437.01.9
1984Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou28OF79--142492155146.9421.85------10277.556.4
1984Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou281B22--15310-91631631.0007.41------10221.615.7
1984Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou283B5--411431915.7893.00------1024.93.6
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28OF3--4---441.0001.33------1421.41.9
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou281B1--2---221.0002.00------147.10.6
1985Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou29OF31--6111-6362.9842.00------4077.522.1
1985Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou291B7--724357976.96210.86------4017.55.0
1985Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29OF9--12---12121.0001.33------3129.05.6
1985Houston AstrosNLMLBhou291B6--122-114141.0002.33------3119.43.7
1986Nashville Sounds AmerAAAdet30OF111--189651200195.9751.76------13979.978.2
1986Nashville Sounds AmerAAAdet301B24--18217119200199.9958.29------13917.316.9
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet30DH9---------------1656.35.6
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet30OF4--8---881.0002.00------1625.02.5
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet301B3--15--215151.0005.00------1618.81.9
1987Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet31OF41--522515954.9151.32------11136.929.3
1987Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet311B37--25418226274272.9937.35------11133.326.4
1987Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet312B35--7191922171162.9474.63------11131.525.0
1987Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet313B2---31-43.7501.50------1111.81.4
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet31OF7--8---881.0001.14------977.84.3
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet31DH2---------------922.21.2
1988Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn321B110--10308978211261119.99410.17------12786.678.0
1988Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn32OF2--3---331.0001.50------1271.61.4
1988Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn322B1--161287.8757.00------1270.80.7
1989Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor331B90--78766874861853.9919.48------12273.862.1
1989Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor332B1--21--331.0003.00------1220.80.7
MLB Totals for OF - 7 season(s)-   OF34--43---43431.0001.26------340.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 5 season(s)-   1B18--925-1197971.0005.39------180.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH11---------------110.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 9 season(s)-   1B405--35472883832238733835.9909.47------4050.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 8 season(s)-   OF389--66826285722694.9611.78------3890.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B37--74981024182172.9454.65------370.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B10--515532520.8002.00------100.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B110--952901410610561042.9879.47------1100.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B94--677581767752735.9777.82------940.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B30--2636937162.8732.07------300.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF7--91--10101.0001.43------70.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B39--29221421317313.9878.03------390.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Gulf Coast Astros GCLRkhou22--39--------
1978Daytona Astros FSLA+hou22--2------4-
1979Daytona Astros FSLA+hou23--92--30---3-
1980Columbus Astros SouAAhou24--110--------
1981Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou25--60------68-
1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou25---------3-
1982Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou26--51--3---54-
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26--1------5-
1983Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou27--4------3-
1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27--7------3-
1984Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou28--22--5---79-
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28--1------3-
1985Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou29--7------31-
1985Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29--6------9-
1986Nashville Sounds AmerAAAdet30--24------111-
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet30--3------49
1987Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet31--3735-2---41-
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet31---------72
1988Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn32--1101-----2-
1989Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor33--901-------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1991Burlington AstrosMidwAMinorhou35Manager1376770.48913.04 Lost in Semi-Finals
1992Asheville TouristsSALAMinorhou36Manager1407466.5296.03 
1993Osceola AstrosFSLA+Minorhou37Manager1305674.43122.05 
1994Osceola AstrosFSLA+Minorhou38Manager1354689.34130.06 
1995Jackson GeneralsTexAAMinorhou39Manager1356273.45926.03 
1996Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos40Scout1628577.5257.03Kevin Kennedy
1996Tucson TorosPCLAAAMinorhou40Manager1447074.4865.02 
1997Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou41Scout1628478.519--1Larry DierkerLost in 1st Round (Braves)
1998Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou42Scout16210260.630--1Larry DierkerLost in 1st Round (Padres)
1999Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou43Scout1629765.599--1Larry DierkerLost in 1st Round (Braves)
2000Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou44Scouting Supervisor1627290.44423.04Larry Dierker
2001Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou45Scouting Supervisor1629369.574--1Larry DierkerLost in 1st Round (Braves)
2002Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou46Scouting Supervisor1628478.51913.02Jimy Williams-
2003Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle47Minor League Field Coordinator1626894.42022.04Eric Wedge-
2004Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle48Minor League Field Coordinator1628082.49412.03Eric Wedge-
2005Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle49Minor League Field Coordinator1629369.5746.02Eric Wedge-
2006Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle50Minor League Field Coordinator1627884.48118.04Eric Wedge
2007Washington NationalsNLMLBMLBwas51Third Base Coach1627389.45116.04Manny Acta
2008Washington NationalsNLMLBMLBwas52Third Base Coach16159102.36632.55Manny Acta
2009Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea53Coordinator of Instruction1628577.52512.02Don Wakamatsu
2010Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle54Bench Coach1626993.42625.04Manny Acta
2011Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle55Bench Coach1628082.49415.02Manny Acta
* 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
1987-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1986-02-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1985-11-13Released by Astros. 
* 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 Payroll2960,000-51638-370,78060,00060,000
1986Detroit TigersTeam Payroll3060,000-61440-386,34760,000120,000
1987Detroit TigersTeam Payroll3160,000-59536-344,90660,000180,000
* 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