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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Andrew James Van Slyke
Stat Years
1980-1995  [mlb] 1983-1995
Height/Weight
6-2 / 192
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
Positions
OF (1717) ... 3B (100) ... 1B (96)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
1960-12-21 in Utica, New York   [59.028]
Death
High School
New Hartford (New Hartford,NY)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in Round #1 (#6 overall) of the 1979 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1983-06-17 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.178)
Service Time
Organizations
PIT [8] SLN [7] BAL [1] PHI [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 19161 ... retro id: vansa001 ... mlbam id: 123653
Relations
Father of Scott Van Slyke
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1980Gastonia CardinalsSALAsln-19cf---112642662115154859191706822100.270.375.380.75550116227.317.110.30513.9713.570.9753.21.6023.5
    1981St. Petersburg CardinalsFSLA+sln-20of---2942824262113125102475533170.220.336.291.6273368215.266.071.26913.9916.371.17282.00.3024.2
    1982Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-21of---31234168311613111670378618511370.279.370.478.84848219940.416.199.31412.6617.631.3926.03.3234.5
    1983Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-223b---4542205281214641133313011200.368.445.5821.02725512831.400.214.40312.1611.760.9736.72.3538.3
    1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln1822ofL-S-E-P41013095181155838217466412354.262.357.421.77836113028.353.159.30412.7417.731.3938.62.2234.6
    1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln1823ofL-S-E-P51373614588164750285637100295.244.354.368.72242613327.363.124.28414.7916.671.1351.61.6430.7
    1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln1824ofL-S-E-P6146424611102561355346475421167.259.335.439.77447518644.356.180.2719.8911.371.1532.62.7440.0
    1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln1825ofL-S-E-P7137418481132371361218478511352.270.343.452.79547018943.325.182.31010.0018.091.8132.22.7738.0
    1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit1826ofL-S-E-P815756493165361121823485612243346.293.359.507.86663028668.360.214.3408.8919.372.1826.93.3341.2
    1988Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit1827ofL-S-E-P915458710116923152510030957126111328.288.345.506.85165929763.351.218.3218.6519.122.2123.53.7937.3
    1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit1828ofL-S-E-P101304766411318995316447100314313.237.308.370.67853117636.256.133.2808.8518.832.1352.91.6931.9
    1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit1829ofL-S-E-P11136493671402661777144668913426.284.367.465.83256722949.335.181.31511.6415.701.3529.03.0035.0
    1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit1830ofL-S-E-P121384918713024717831037185401115.265.355.446.80157721948.340.181.28312.3114.731.2028.92.9536.9
    1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit1831ofL-S-E-P1315461410319945121489123589940949.324.381.505.88668531071.290.181.3638.4714.451.7143.92.0435.7
    1993Carolina MudcatsSouAApit-32cf---1424000001001300000.000.200.000.200500.250.000.00020.0060.003.000.00.000.0
    1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit1832ofL-S-E-P1483323421001348501122440204513.310.357.449.80635314525.241.139.3306.8011.331.6740.42.2725.0
    1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit1833ofL-S-E-P15105374419218363070527220279.246.340.358.69843013427.270.112.28912.0916.741.3862.31.4029.4
    1995Frederick KeysCaroA+bal-34of---1612100000102110010.000.600.000.6005001.500.000.00040.0020.000.500.00.000.0
    1995Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal-34of---1626230002003000010.500.667.5001.167930.500.000.50033.330.000.000.00.000.0
    1995Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal1834ofL-S-E-P16176361010380051500011.159.221.317.53868204.238.158.1567.3522.063.0021.04.4140.0
    1995Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3434ofL-S-E-P1663214265210231670284120216.243.333.350.6832467515.271.107.28511.3816.671.4671.31.2228.9
    MLB Totals (14 yrs)165857118351562293911647922455966710632712615594.274.349.443.79264782529548.319.169.30810.3016.411.5934.82.5335.1
    National League Totals (13 yrs)164156488291552292911617842455966210482712615493.275.350.444.79464102509544.320.169.30910.3316.351.5835.12.5135.0
    American League Totals (1 yrs)176361010380051500011.159.221.317.53868204.238.158.1567.3522.063.0021.04.4140.0
    Minor League Totals40213562423776022311988014215242877160.278.378.423.8011593574113.353.145.31713.5015.191.1343.71.9530.0
    Minor: A Totals12642662115154859191706822100.270.375.380.75550116227.317.110.30513.9713.570.9753.21.6023.5
    Minor: A+ Totals952844362113125112495643180.218.340.289.6293418215.275.071.26814.3716.421.14284.00.2924.2
    Minor: AA Totals1274268511913111673378658811380.279.374.474.84849620240.415.195.31713.1017.741.3526.63.2333.6
    Minor: AAA Totals542205281214641133313011200.368.445.5821.02725512831.400.214.40312.1611.760.9736.72.3538.3
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (8 yrs)1057392259811082036711756413433431733218502869.283.353.458.81144321796387.311.175.3179.7216.541.7033.52.6434.9
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (4 yrs)5211512205392792241204104262032744492518.259.347.422.7691732638142.349.163.29111.7215.821.3536.92.3736.2
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (1 yrs)63214265210231670284120216.243.333.350.6832467515.271.107.28511.3816.671.4671.31.2228.9
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (1 yrs)176361010380051500011.159.221.317.53868204.238.158.1567.3522.063.0021.04.4140.0
    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 Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1981St. Petersburg CardinalsFSLA+20OF9300.01681052183178.9731.900.0070.598.92
    1982Arkansas TravelersTexAA21OF11900.02661773290283.9762.400.0087.596.71
    1983Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAA221B1400.014511320159156.98111.100.0010.425.95
    1983Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAA223B3800.04267135122109.8932.900.0028.170.42
    1983Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAA22OF300.01400014141.0004.700.002.25.68
    1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB221B900.07152137876.9748.400.005.68.94
    1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB223B3000.02450127574.9872.500.0018.529.73
    1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB22OF6900.0108431115112.9741.600.0042.668.34
    1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB231B3000.02459130255254.9968.500.0018.521.93
    1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB233B3200.024687109992.9292.900.0019.823.44
    1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB23OF8100.08850093931.0001.100.0050.059.15
    1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB241B200.03002331.0001.500.001.21.44
    1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB24OF14200.02341314248247.9961.700.0087.797.33
    1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB251B3800.020423123228227.9966.000.0023.627.73
    1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB25OF11000.02111172229222.9692.000.0068.380.33
    1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB261B100.01000310101.00010.000.000.60.64
    1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB26OF15000.03281046342338.9882.300.0092.695.51
    1988Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB27OF15200.04061242422418.9912.800.0095.098.71
    1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB281B200.06001661.0003.000.001.21.58
    1989Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB28OF12300.0338945351347.9892.800.0075.994.62
    1990Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB29OF13300.0326680340332.9762.500.0082.197.83
    1991Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB30OF13500.0273811282281.9962.100.0083.397.82
    1992Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB31OF15400.04211153437432.9892.800.0095.1100.01
    1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB32OF7800.0205211208207.9952.700.0048.194.04
    1994Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB33OF9900.0239920250248.9922.500.0086.894.31
    1995Frederick KeysCaroA+34OF100.03000331.0003.000.000.7100.016
    1995Bowie BaysoxEastAA34of200.04000441.0002.000.001.4100.013
    1995Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB34OF5600.0117521124122.9842.200.0038.988.93
    1995Baltimore OriolesALMLB34OF1700.0422114544.9782.600.0011.8100.08
    MLB Totals - (1B)820053937472580576.9937.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)620048118812174166.9542.700.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)1499003336107432734863443.9882.300.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)140014511320159156.98111.100.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)38004267135122109.8932.900.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)3001400014141.0004.700.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (of)121002701773294287.9762.400.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (OF)94001711052186181.9731.900.000.00.00
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    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
    1981Minor---------93-
    1982Minor---------119-
    1983MLB--9-30----69-
    1983Minor--14-38----3-
    1984MLB--30-32----81-
    1985MLB--2------142-
    1986MLB--38------110-
    1987MLB--1------150-
    1988MLB---------152-
    1989MLB--2------123-
    1990MLB---------133-
    1991MLB---------135-
    1992MLB---------154-
    1993MLB---------78-
    1994MLB---------99-
    1995MLB---------73-
    1995Minor---------3-
    Totals--96-100----1717-