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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
William Mckinley Venable
Stat Years
1977-1991  [mlb] 1979-1991
Height/Weight
5-10 / 185
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
Positions
OF (1186) ... DH (4)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
1957-06-06 in Phoenix, Arizona   [63.059]
High School
Cordova (Rancho Cordova,CA)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in Round #3 (#67 overall) of the 1976 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1979-04-08 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.306)
Service Time
Organizations
SFN [5] CIN [3] CAL [3] MON [2] LAN [2]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 19204 ... retro id: venam001 ... mlbam id: 123696
Relations
Father of Will Venable
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1977Clinton DodgersMidwAlan-20of---112542572115194963178506056400.271.351.398.74949016932.266.127.29410.2012.241.2047.21.8427.8
    1978Lodi DodgersCalifA+lan-21of---2140566134180309171014619775673700.318.402.493.89566027956.359.175.32611.678.480.7333.32.5831.1
    1979Shreveport CaptainsTexAAsfn-22of---3186911161203527600000.232.303.304.60776213.217.072.2549.217.890.860.00.0018.8
    1979Phoenix GiantsPCLAAAsfn-22of---338150274654011176242010000.307.406.393.799175599.320.086.35413.7111.430.830.00.0019.6
    1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn4922ofL-S-E-P355851214110333101811010.165.260.200.46097172.153.035.20910.3118.561.800.00.0014.3
    1980Phoenix GiantsPCLAAAsfn923of---47831252891010540155343022400.285.355.429.78435413425.285.144.2999.608.470.8862.41.4128.1
    1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn4923ofL-S-E-P46413813375001082152201303.268.333.304.637157425.188.036.3119.5514.011.470.00.0013.5
    1981Phoenix GiantsPCLAAAsfn-24of---5104428811222410848338415143120.285.352.444.79647719042.313.159.3088.6010.691.2453.51.6834.4
    1981San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn4924ofL-S-E-P51832260201314300000.188.278.313.59136102.313.125.20711.118.330.750.00.0033.3
    1982Phoenix GiantsPCLAAAsfn-25of---6832581203104200000.250.333.406.73936133.313.156.26711.115.560.500.00.0037.5
    1982San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn4925ofL-S-E-P671125172821179371600002.224.265.280.545132354.160.056.2505.3012.122.29125.00.7614.3
    1983San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn4926ofL-S-E-P794228285074627152223432113.219.295.364.6592568317.298.145.2338.5913.281.5538.02.3434.0
    1984Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon427of---8993305782133947228414214540.248.329.388.71738112825.306.140.25710.7611.021.0236.72.3630.5
    1984Montreal ExposNLMLBmon4927ofL-S-E-P838717172027103710110.239.276.352.62876254.169.113.2383.959.212.3335.52.6323.5
    1985Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-28of---946172274275419103121901020.244.293.413.7061857116.279.169.2556.4910.271.5843.02.1638.1
    1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin9,2528ofL-S-E-P977135213912301011361703202.289.315.422.7371465715.237.133.3254.1111.642.830.00.0038.5
    1986Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin929ofL-S-E-P1010814717317121572172402220.211.289.313.6021684610.252.102.23610.1214.291.4173.51.1932.3
    1987Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcin-30of---11116400571081642282063956511320.270.340.345.68545813822.208.075.3078.5212.231.44200.00.4420.4
    1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin930ofL-S-E-P1177210002000000000.143.143.143.286710.000.000.1430.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1989Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAcal-32of---12953295289144145133465917420.271.358.347.70538711419.246.076.32211.8915.251.28329.00.2621.4
    1989California AngelsALMLBcal832ofL-S-E-P12205371940040011603000.358.370.434.80457234.094.076.5141.7528.0716.000.00.0021.0
    1990California AngelsALMLBcal833ofL-S-E-P139318926499342151243107223.259.340.402.7422227616.291.143.28810.8113.961.2947.21.8032.7
    1991California AngelsALMLBcal834ofL-S-E-P148218724468232121113024225.246.292.358.6502066713.176.112.2765.3414.562.7362.31.4628.3
    MLB Totals (12 yrs)7271397176337571718128641812021872313918.241.302.345.647156048292.223.104.2727.6913.971.8277.61.1527.3
    National League Totals (9 yrs)53296811922336121182571684141599510.230.293.326.619107531659.225.096.2577.8113.121.6888.01.0226.5
    American League Totals (3 yrs)19542957114215746723677214448.266.323.387.71048516633.217.121.3077.4215.882.1461.31.4429.0
    Minor League Totals8673213575897140575540819968375401263728120.279.356.410.76636791316252.288.131.30210.1910.901.0758.41.4928.1
    Minor: A Totals12542572115194963178506056400.271.351.398.74949016932.266.127.29410.2012.241.2047.21.8427.8
    Minor: A+ Totals140566134180309171014619775673700.318.402.493.89566027956.359.175.32611.678.480.7333.32.5831.1
    Minor: AA Totals186911161203527600000.232.303.304.60776213.217.072.2549.217.890.860.00.0018.8
    Minor: AAA Totals584215335858690422924113139241279142817120.272.347.393.7402453847161.276.121.2999.8211.371.1674.21.1827.5
    San Francisco Giants Totals (5 yrs)302608721351587483811589344428.222.292.308.60067818730.225.086.2508.5513.721.6086.91.0322.2
    California Angels Totals (3 yrs)19542957114215746723677214448.266.323.387.71048516633.217.121.3077.4215.882.1461.31.4429.0
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (3 yrs)1922894071194227185234105422.246.297.360.65732110425.239.114.2767.1712.771.78144.50.6235.2
    Montreal Expos Totals (1 yrs)38717172027103710110.239.276.352.62876254.169.113.2383.959.212.3335.52.6323.5
    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
    1978Lodi DodgersCalifA+21OF13900.0220881236228.9661.600.0099.399.31
    1979Shreveport CaptainsTexAA22OF1800.0282103130.9681.700.0013.3100.05
    1979Phoenix GiantsPCLAAA22OF3800.096434103100.9712.600.0025.9100.04
    1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLB22OF2500.0302303532.9141.300.0015.445.55
    1980Phoenix GiantsPCLAAA23OF7500.0199741210206.9812.700.0050.796.22
    1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLB23OF4000.06100061611.0001.500.0024.862.56
    1981Phoenix GiantsPCLAAA24OF10400.0263631272269.9892.600.0078.8100.01
    1981San Francisco GiantsNLMLB24OF500.01200012121.0002.400.004.527.89
    1982Phoenix GiantsPCLAAA25OF800.01600016161.0002.000.005.6100.07
    1982San Francisco GiantsNLMLB25OF5300.0666127372.9861.400.0032.774.65
    1983San Francisco GiantsNLMLB26OF6600.0141510147146.9932.200.0040.770.24
    1984Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA27OF9300.0183440191187.9792.000.0060.493.94
    1984Montreal ExposNLMLB27OF2700.03300033331.0001.200.0016.871.18
    1985Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA28OF4400.0932119695.9902.200.0031.095.76
    1985Cincinnati RedsNLMLB28OF3900.06030063631.0001.600.0024.250.67
    1986Cincinnati RedsNLMLB29OF5700.0630206563.9691.100.0035.252.84
    1987Nashville SoundsAmerAAA30OF11200.0212552222217.9771.900.0080.096.62
    1987Cincinnati RedsNLMLB30OF400.03000331.0000.800.002.557.19
    1989Edmonton TrappersPCLAAA32OF8400.0189920200198.9902.400.0059.688.42
    1989California AngelsALMLB32OF1300.02100021211.0001.600.008.065.06
    1990California AngelsALMLB33OF7700.0112331118115.9751.500.0047.582.85
    1990California AngelsALMLB33DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.16
    1991California AngelsALMLB34OF6500.0863309289.9671.400.0040.179.34
    1991California AngelsALMLB34DH300.0000000.0000.000.001.93.75
    MLB Totals - (OF)4710068822133723710.9821.500.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)400000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)5580012513722913101288.9832.300.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (OF)1800282103130.9681.700.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (OF)13900220881236228.9661.600.000.00.00
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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
    1978Minor---------139-
    1979MLB---------25-
    1979Minor---------56-
    1980MLB---------40-
    1980Minor---------75-
    1981MLB---------5-
    1981Minor---------104-
    1982MLB---------53-
    1982Minor---------8-
    1983MLB---------66-
    1984MLB---------27-
    1984Minor---------93-
    1985MLB---------39-
    1985Minor---------44-
    1986MLB---------57-
    1987MLB---------4-
    1987Minor---------112-
    1989MLB---------13-
    1989Minor---------84-
    1990MLB---------771
    1991MLB---------653
    Totals---------11864