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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
David Thomas Van Gorder
Stat Years
1977-1987  [mlb] 1982-1987
Height/Weight
6-2 / 205
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
C (868) ... 1B (17) ... OF (2)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
High School
Chandler (Chandler,AZ)
Colleges
USC (Los Angeles, California)
Draft
Selected by the Cincinnati Reds in Round #2 (#43 overall) of the 1978 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1982-06-15 - Boxscore  (Age: 25.080)
Service Time
Organizations
CIN [9] BAL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 19155 ... retro id: vangd001 ... mlbam id: 123645
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1977USCPac8NCAA-1------20c------55192366515223900263000000.339.000.469.46909019.266.130.0000.000.001.1596.00.0029.2
    1978Nashville SoundsSouAAcin-21c---173217235710012500252411200.263.339.323.6622467011.175.060.28910.169.760.96217.00.4119.3
    1979Nashville SoundsSouAAcin-22c---21374615813127166401626622600.284.367.386.75353317834.234.102.31611.6312.381.0676.81.1326.0
    1980Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-23c---371253115712132611223812300.225.287.316.6032818016.178.091.2517.8313.521.7384.31.0728.1
    1981Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-24c---412343250108210156601385812570.250.309.403.71247817436.238.153.2557.9512.131.5328.83.1433.3
    1982Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-25c---55417421467042901172503310.264.325.374.6991976511.201.110.2848.6312.691.4743.52.0323.9
    1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24,6025cL-S-E-P551137425310710141912024.182.263.219.482154304.146.037.2129.0912.341.360.00.0016.0
    1983Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-26c---61173803886170548243360110410.226.287.311.59842811822.166.085.2547.7114.021.8276.01.1725.6
    1984Wichita AerosAmerAAAcin-27c---767205265414143620231710610.263.332.400.7322358219.259.137.2639.797.230.7451.21.7035.2
    1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2327cL-S-E-P7381011023200600121700022.228.310.248.558113252.139.020.27410.6215.041.420.00.008.7
    1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2328cL-S-E-P8731511236702240091912326.238.280.325.605166499.146.087.2565.4211.452.1175.51.2025.0
    1986Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAcin-29c---96618026416111911312830400.228.344.289.633218528.233.061.25814.2212.840.90180.00.4619.5
    1986Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2329cL-S-E-P9910000000001200001.000.091.000.0911100.100.000.0009.0918.182.000.00.000.0
    1987Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-30c---102266792015005301000.136.197.212.40972143.152.076.1296.944.170.6066.01.3933.3
    1987Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal1430cL-S-E-P101221450011003600001.238.333.381.7142481.286.143.28612.5025.002.0021.04.1720.0
    MLB Totals (5 yrs)1834203089121338103963243614.212.280.267.54746811216.150.055.2418.3313.461.62140.00.6418.0
    National League Totals (4 yrs)1713992684121237103657243613.211.277.261.53844410415.143.050.2398.1112.841.58199.50.4517.9
    American League Totals (1 yrs)1221450011003600001.238.333.381.7142481.286.143.28612.5025.002.0021.04.1720.0
    Minor League Totals730236826058911644031869256319102133100.249.321.352.6732688833160.210.103.2699.5211.871.2559.21.4927.2
    Minor: AA Totals2106788118837178901879033800.277.358.366.72477924845.215.089.30711.1711.551.0396.90.9023.9
    Minor: AAA Totals5201690179401793332296816922971825100.237.305.346.6511909585115.208.109.2538.8512.001.3651.21.7328.7
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (4 yrs)1713992684121237103657243613.211.277.261.53844410415.143.050.2398.1112.841.58199.50.4517.9
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (1 yrs)1221450011003600001.238.333.381.7142481.286.143.28612.5025.002.0021.04.1720.0
    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 Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1978USCPac10NCAA-1------21---DR:2-43000.0000000000.00000000000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00.000
    1987Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-301---0018.0010001101.03222010003.0027.009.990.009.0018.000.00.000
    1987Minor Totals: BALbyYearAAA----301---0018.0010001101.03222010003.0027.009.990.009.0018.002.00.000
    Minor League Totals0018.0010001101.03222010003.0027.009.990.009.0018.002.00.000
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals002.0000000000.00000000002.002.002.002.002.002.002.00.000
    Minor: AAA Totals0018.0010001101.03222010003.0027.009.990.009.0018.002.00.000
    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. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1978Nashville SoundsSouAA21C7100.03963854439434.9896.100.0050.497.31
    1979Nashville SoundsSouAA22C13100.07267467806800.9936.100.0091.095.61
    1979Nashville SoundsSouAA221B900.05540459591.0006.600.006.36.64
    1980Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA23C7000.04404543489485.9926.900.0051.998.61
    1980Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA231B100.02000221.0002.000.000.71.45
    1981Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA24C12100.07057378785778.9916.400.0089.098.41
    1981Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA241B300.07211109.9003.000.002.22.45
    1982Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA25C5200.02603636299296.9905.700.0038.296.32
    1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLB25C510389.02731843295291.9865.700.7531.5100.02
    1983Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA26C11200.066667314736733.9966.500.0082.495.71
    1983Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA26OF200.07100881.0004.000.001.51.79
    1984Wichita AerosAmerAAA27C5800.03432431370367.9926.300.0037.486.62
    1984Wichita AerosAmerAAA271B200.07210109.9004.500.001.33.05
    1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLB27C360268.019411012052051.0005.700.7622.294.73
    1984Cincinnati RedsNLMLB271B101.0000000.0000.000.000.62.69
    1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLB28C700408.02551132269266.9893.800.6543.595.91
    1986Denver ZephyrsAmerAAA29C5500.026829032972971.0005.400.0038.783.32
    1986Denver ZephyrsAmerAAA291B100.01000111.0001.000.000.71.56
    1986Cincinnati RedsNLMLB29C7026.02000020201.0002.900.774.377.83
    1987Rochester Red WingsILAAA30C2200.01261612143142.9936.500.0015.8100.03
    1987Baltimore OriolesALMLB30C12068.0441104645.9783.800.667.4100.04
    MLB Totals - (C)17601,159786418615.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (1B)101000000.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (C)490002808290213716.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (1B)7001742113.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (OF)200710014.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (C)202001122112111116.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (1B)9005540417.0000.000.00---------
    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-71---------
    1979Minor-1319--------
    1980Minor-701--------
    1981Minor-1213--------
    1982MLB-51---------
    1982Minor-52---------
    1983Minor-112-------2-
    1984MLB-361--------
    1984Minor-582--------
    1985MLB-70---------
    1986MLB-7---------
    1986Minor-551--------
    1987MLB-12---------
    1987Minor-22---------
    Totals-86817------2-