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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Dennis Martin Walling
Stat Years
1975-1992  [mlb] 1975-1992
Height/Weight
6-1 / 185
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
Positions
3B (391) ... OF (290) ... 1B (273)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
High School
Howell (Farmingdale,NJ)
Colleges
Clemson University (Clemson, South Carolina), Brookdale Community College (Lincroft, New Jersey)
Draft
Selected by the Oakland Athletics in Round #1 (#1 overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Sec Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1975-09-07 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.143)
Service Time
Organizations
HOU [13] OAK [3] SLN [3] TEX [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 19342 ... retro id: walld001 ... mlbam id: 123870
Relations
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1975ClemsonACCNCAA-1------213b-ofDR:1-1---381404659931360110311200000.421.000.807.807011325.000.386.0000.000.000.3910.80.0042.4
    1975Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak721ofL-S-E-P168011002000400000.125.125.250.375821.125.125.2500.0050.000.000.00.00100.0
    1976ChattanoogaSouAA----223b-of---21153694895155942200585100000.257.358.398.75642714729.000.141.00013.5811.940.8841.02.1130.5
    1976Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak822ofL-S-E-P2311130000000300000.273.273.273.5461130.000.000.3750.0027.270.000.00.000.0
    1977Charleston CharliesILAAAhou-233b-of---3298917314141421121003000.348.426.551.977104499.348.203.36011.549.620.8322.23.8529.0
    1977San Jose MissionsPCLAAAoak-233b-of---3310130004001000000.300.364.300.6641130.100.000.3009.090.000.000.00.000.0
    1977Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2923ofL-S-E-P3621160106012400000.286.348.381.7292381.143.095.3538.7017.392.000.00.0016.7
    1978Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2924ofL-S-E-P4120247306211333692302410232.251.332.356.6882808817.255.105.26610.718.570.8082.31.0727.4
    1979Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2925ofL-S-E-P58214721488433132172100122.327.394.497.8911657315.293.170.36310.3012.731.2449.01.8231.2
    1980Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29261bL-S-E-P610028430856532943352600242.299.374.387.76132111014.215.088.31910.908.100.7494.70.9316.5
    1981Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2927of-1bL-S-E-P76515823376052321281701213.234.346.367.7131895811.316.133.23214.818.990.6131.62.6529.7
    1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2928of-1bL-S-E-P88514622304111442231900136.205.312.267.579170396.233.062.22813.5311.180.83146.00.5920.0
    1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29291bL-S-E-P910013524405331922151601111.296.364.444.8081526011.259.148.3169.8710.531.0745.01.9727.5
    1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29303bL-S-E-P1087249377011533171162810224.281.325.402.72726810019.209.121.3055.9710.451.7583.01.1227.1
    1985Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29313b-1bL-S-E-P11119345449320174552252600428.270.316.394.71037413628.206.124.2726.686.951.0449.31.8730.1
    1986Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29323bL-S-E-P1213038254119231135811363100458.312.367.479.84642218337.262.167.3108.537.350.8629.43.0831.1
    1987Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29333bL-S-E-P13110325459221453351393702419.283.356.418.77437013630.268.135.30310.5410.000.9565.01.3532.6
    1988Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-343b---14516231004004400000.188.350.250.6002041.313.062.25020.0020.001.000.00.0033.3
    1988Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29343bL-S-E-P1465176194310212010151801032.244.304.341.6451926013.188.097.2687.819.381.20176.00.5230.2
    1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2134ofL-S-E-P1419583133001102700001.224.250.276.52660163.103.052.2553.3311.673.500.00.0023.1
    1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln21351bL-S-E-P1569799247011100141200021.304.409.430.83993348.304.126.34815.0512.900.8679.01.0833.3
    1990St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln21361b-3bL-S-E-P1678127728501190081501105.220.265.283.548137366.126.063.2415.8410.951.88127.00.7321.4
    1991Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-373b-of---17310051003001200100.500.500.6001.1001261.200.100.5568.3316.672.000.00.0020.0
    1991Texas RangersALMLBtex3373bL-S-E-P172444141002003820003.091.184.114.2984951.091.023.1116.1216.332.670.00.0025.0
    1992Houston AstrosNLMLBhou25383b-ofL-S-E-P1833110000000000000.333.333.333.666310.000.000.3330.000.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (19 yrs)127129453727991423049380441830831646242957.271.339.390.72932871148221.232.119.2889.379.611.0360.11.4927.7
    National League Totals (16 yrs)123828823707911403049376441830530126242954.274.342.395.73732191138219.235.121.2909.479.350.9958.81.5227.7
    American League Totals (3 yrs)33632820040031520003.127.191.159.35068102.079.032.1674.4122.065.000.00.0025.0
    Minor League Totals155494681372161367221766703100.277.373.423.79657420940.342.146.29913.2411.670.8838.02.2629.2
    Minor: AA Totals1153694895155942200585100000.257.358.398.75642714729.352.141.27813.5811.940.8841.02.1130.5
    Minor: AAA Totals4012520426142521181603100.336.417.496.9131476211.312.160.35812.2410.880.8931.22.7226.2
    Houston Astros Totals (13 yrs)107226183517261253047345431828126725232747.277.345.402.74729291052202.241.125.2929.599.120.9555.71.6027.8
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (3 yrs)166264196515023110243401127.246.308.326.6342908617.174.080.2758.2811.721.42132.00.6926.1
    Texas Rangers Totals (1 yrs)2444141002003820003.091.184.114.2984951.091.023.1116.1216.332.670.00.0025.0
    Oakland Athletics Totals (2 yrs)919141002000700000.211.211.263.4741951.053.052.3330.0036.840.000.00.0025.0
    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
    1975Oakland AthleticsALMLB21OF3012.03000331.0001.000.251.950.010
    1976Oakland AthleticsALMLB22OF3025.0801098.8892.700.321.9100.010
    1977Houston AstrosNLMLB23OF5048.11400014141.0002.800.293.183.310
    1978Houston AstrosNLMLB24OF780540.1140432147144.9801.800.2748.165.03
    1979Houston AstrosNLMLB25OF420283.2652106867.9851.600.2425.951.24
    1980Houston AstrosNLMLB261B630476.250531646542536.9898.501.1338.763.02
    1980Houston AstrosNLMLB26OF190128.02000020201.0001.100.1611.719.05
    1981Houston AstrosNLMLB271B270179.01888217198196.9907.301.0924.541.52
    1981Houston AstrosNLMLB27OF270193.03810139391.0001.400.2024.541.56
    1982Houston AstrosNLMLB281B200112.1129818138137.9936.901.2212.323.53
    1982Houston AstrosNLMLB28OF320182.23830041411.0001.300.2319.837.66
    1983Houston AstrosNLMLB291B420124.01158112124123.9922.900.9925.942.02
    1983Houston AstrosNLMLB293B13079.2821313229.9062.200.378.013.03
    1983Houston AstrosNLMLB29OF13066.0110201311.8460.800.178.013.07
    1984Houston AstrosNLMLB301B16076.2832178685.9885.301.129.918.44
    1984Houston AstrosNLMLB303B520382.030100614136130.9562.500.3432.159.83
    1984Houston AstrosNLMLB30OF6014.13000331.0000.500.213.76.95
    1985Houston AstrosNLMLB311B460288.028320222305303.9936.601.0528.438.73
    1985Houston AstrosNLMLB313B510403.03110499144135.9382.600.3331.542.92
    1985Houston AstrosNLMLB31OF13060.1120101312.9230.900.208.010.97
    1986Houston AstrosNLMLB321B4028.03040234341.0008.501.212.53.14
    1986Houston AstrosNLMLB323B1020741.25915696224215.9602.100.2963.078.51
    1986Houston AstrosNLMLB32OF11063.21910020201.0001.800.326.88.58
    1987Houston AstrosNLMLB331B160117.1959081041041.0006.500.899.914.52
    1987Houston AstrosNLMLB333B790577.0721091013191181.9482.300.3148.871.81
    1987Houston AstrosNLMLB33OF7049.28100991.0001.300.184.36.47
    1988Tucson TorosPCLAAA343B400.0410101514.9333.500.002.880.05
    1988Houston AstrosNLMLB341B3019.02110122221.0007.301.161.94.64
    1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB341B108.05100661.0006.000.750.65.310
    1988Houston AstrosNLMLB343B510376.03399714139132.9502.600.3531.578.52
    1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB343B5030.0011221311.8462.200.373.126.35
    1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB34OF11079.21200012121.0001.100.156.857.98
    1988Houston AstrosNLMLB34OF1013.02000221.0002.000.150.61.511
    1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB351B20059.0584246462.9693.101.0512.329.03
    1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB353B9043.0052075.7140.600.125.613.02
    1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB35OF6037.09000991.0001.500.243.78.76
    1990St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB361B15080.18660492921.0006.101.159.319.23
    1990St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB363B11083.06190125251.0002.300.306.814.14
    1990St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB36OF8037.11110012121.0001.500.324.910.311
    1991Texas RangersALMLB373B14060.0613102019.9501.400.328.658.33
    1991Texas RangersALMLB37OF5032.14000441.0000.800.123.120.810
    MLB Totals - (1B)27301,56715981021513116.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (3B)38702,774245637496012.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (OF)29001,863417138312.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (3B)4004101014.0000.000.00---------
    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
    1975MLB---------3-
    1976MLB---------3-
    1977MLB---------5-
    1978MLB---------78-
    1979MLB---------42-
    1980MLB--63------19-
    1981MLB--27------27-
    1982MLB--20------32-
    1983MLB--42-13----13-
    1984MLB--16-52----6-
    1985MLB--46-51----13-
    1986MLB--4-102----11-
    1987MLB--16-79----7-
    1988MLB--4-56----12-
    1988Minor----4------
    1989MLB--20-9----6-
    1990MLB--15-11----8-
    1991MLB----14----5-
    Totals--273-391----290-