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U.L. WashingtonHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1973-1992 MLB Years: 1977-1987
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World Series Champion

PositionsSS-801, 2B-119, 3B-36, DH-6Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameU L Washington
Height5-11Weight175BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 27,1953 [64.118]PlaceStringtown,Oklahoma
High SchoolStringtown (Stringtown,OK)
MLB DebutSeptember 6,1977 [23.314]
OrganizationsKCA [13] PIT [2] MON [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID19430Retrosheet IDwashu001MLBAM ID123967
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed87Power40Contact48XBH42RBIs33Runs55Hitting46Durability40Team.516Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1973KingsportAppRk--19682444769144551000000000.283.283.434.71710623244.268.151.152.3190.000.000.002.0548.8033.33
1974San JoseCalifA+--2068245386192621000000000.249.249.376.6259217245.230.127.127.2820.000.000.002.4540.8327.87
1974JacksonvilleSouAA--20471672943111220000000000.257.257.371.6286214167.248.114.114.2840.000.000.001.2083.5032.56
1974Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         11541267104203841000000000.252.252.374.62615431412.238.122.121.2830.000.000.001.9451.5029.81
1975OmahaAmerAAA--2112847560113118537000000000.238.238.326.56415524475.230.088.088.2550.000.000.001.0595.0021.24
1976OmahaAmerAAA--2230120203032416000000000.250.250.408.658499120.224.158.158.2990.000.000.003.3330.0030.00
1977Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-2313151482131131023739125811702200.255.329.331.66017025576.325.076.241.30310.0720.312.020.35257.0019.08
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30ss231020041101105401000.200.360.350.7107226.250.150.450.33019.2315.380.800.000.0050.00
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30ss246912910342109126102002102.264.314.295.609383142.309.031.155.2837.0414.082.000.000.008.82
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30ss-2b251012683268125225107204406611.254.299.358.6579619300.289.104.190.2936.6714.672.200.67134.0027.94
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30ss2615354979150161165320753780102013.273.336.375.71120633614.308.102.222.3248.6312.701.470.9891.5022.00
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30ss279833940771912291010414303116.227.310.307.61710422384.254.080.201.28910.6811.201.050.52169.5028.57
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30ss28119437641251931060237384805704.286.338.412.75018032487.298.126.249.3357.809.861.262.0543.7025.60
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30ss2914454776129196541407487817103.236.298.320.61817530604.267.084.232.2847.9512.911.630.83109.4023.26
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30ss306317018386011046143104101.224.281.276.557477189.266.052.124.2597.4116.402.210.53170.0018.42
1985Montreal ExposNLMLBmon12b316819324489411763153300112.249.301.352.6536814209.294.103.197.2927.1815.792.200.48193.0029.17
1986Hawaii IslandersPCLAAApit-ss323612027293221573242600020.242.368.350.718427144.293.108.342.32916.6718.061.081.3960.0024.14
1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28ss327213514270401060152704121.200.278.259.537354155.248.059.215.2449.6817.421.800.000.0014.81
1987Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAApit-3b-ss33732612862102221197404601210.238.337.314.6518214304.279.076.276.29913.1615.131.150.66130.5022.58
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3ss-3b331010130000002302010.300.417.300.7173014.429.000.200.30814.2921.431.500.000.000.00
1992Memphis ChicksSouAAkca-ss3812000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter907279735870310336272551325326140914421633.251.313.343.6569591663124.284.092.213.0008.3513.091.570.86103.5923.61
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter5822148331538743128218652212219003430.250.290.353.6437581332277.264.103.179.0005.368.341.561.2376.7124.72
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3981490217365402415126652212218903430.245.301.334.635498791619.271.089.200.0007.5411.671.550.9399.3321.64
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter481692943111220000100000.254.254.367.6216214169.247.113.112.0000.000.590.001.1884.5032.56
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter68245386192621000000000.249.249.376.6259217245.230.127.127.0000.000.000.002.4540.8327.87
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter682444769144551000000000.283.283.434.71710623244.268.151.152.0000.000.000.002.0548.8033.33
Kansas City Royals Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter75724593196259428262281205022934613819230.254.316.347.6638531482746.284.093.214.0008.3412.601.510.9594.5823.68
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6819324489411763153300112.249.301.352.6536814209.294.103.197.0007.1815.792.200.48193.0029.17
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter8214515300401060173006131.207.288.262.550384169.259.055.214.00010.0617.751.760.000.0013.33
Average MLB - Per 162 games16250064126186546249477308416.251.313.343.65617130558.284.092.213.0008.3513.091.570.86103.5923.61
Average Minor - Per 162 games16259892150219861186345301110.250.290.353.64321137634.264.103.179.0005.368.341.561.2376.7124.72

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca23SS9--1321543934.8723.78------1090.05.6
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24SS49--475588110102.9272.08------6971.030.2
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24DH1---------------691.40.6
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca242B19--32371107069.9863.63------6927.511.7
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25SS50--62131631199193.9703.86------10149.530.9
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca253B1---1--111.0001.00------1011.00.6
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25DH3---------------1013.01.9
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca252B46--1121111237235223.9494.85------10145.528.4
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26SS152--2374673286736704.9574.63------15399.393.8
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27SS98--1352971258444432.9734.41------98100.095.1
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28SS117--1733712263566544.9614.65------11998.372.2
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28DH1---------------1190.80.6
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29DH1---------------1440.70.6
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29SS140--2014483691685649.9474.64------14497.286.4
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30SS61--811661040257247.9614.05------6396.837.7
1985Montreal ExposNLMLBmon31SS9--525173130.9683.33------6813.25.6
1985Montreal ExposNLMLBmon312B43--70104422178174.9784.05------6863.226.7
1985Montreal ExposNLMLBmon313B3--112-42.5000.67------684.41.9
1986Hawaii Islanders PCLAAApit32SS36--54901524159144.9064.00------36100.025.0
1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32SS51--5092825150142.9472.78------7270.831.5
1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit322B3---5--551.0001.67------724.21.9
1987Vancouver Canadians PCLAAApit332B8--1915263634.9444.25------7311.05.6
1987Vancouver Canadians PCLAAApit333B31--1758558075.9382.42------7342.521.5
1987Vancouver Canadians PCLAAApit33SS27--4889622143137.9585.07------7337.018.8
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit33SS1--141-65.8335.00------1010.00.6
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit333B1---------------1010.00.6
1992Memphis Chicks SouAAkca38SS1--231265.8335.00------1100.00.7
MLB Totals for SS - 11 season(s)-   SS737--1005207714141332233082.9564.18------7370.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 4 season(s)-   2B111--2142571769488471.9654.24------1110.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 4 season(s)-   DH6---------------60.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B5--122-53.6000.60------50.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS63--1021792146302281.9304.46------630.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B31--1758558075.9382.42------310.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B8--1915263634.9444.25------80.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS1--231265.8335.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca23----9------
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24---1949-----1
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25---46501----3
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26----152------
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27----98------
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28----117-----1
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29----140-----1
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30----61------
1985Montreal ExposNLMLBmon31---4393-----
1986Hawaii Islanders PCLAAApit32----36------
1986Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32---351------
1987Vancouver Canadians PCLAAApit33---82731-----
1987Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit33----11-----
1992Memphis Chicks SouAAkca38----1------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1980Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB26311141001002300000.364.462.455.9175113.500.091.27315.3823.081.500.000.0025.00
1980Kansas City RoyalsWorld SeriesMLB26622160002000600000.273.273.273.5466022.375.000.0000.0027.270.000.000.000.00
1981Kansas City RoyalsDiv SeriesMLB2739020000000100000.222.222.222.444209.250.000.0000.0011.110.000.000.000.00
1984Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB3021000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs39020000000100000.222.222.222.444209.250.000.0000.0011.110.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs512141001002400000.333.429.417.8465114.500.084.25014.2928.572.000.000.0025.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs622160002000600000.273.273.273.5466022.375.000.0000.0027.270.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1989Welland PiratesNYPLA-Minorpit35Manager763244.42112.05 
1992Memphis ChicksSouAAMinorkca38Hitting Coach1447173.49319.53Brian Poldberg
1992Baseball City RoyalsFSLA+Minorkca38Hitting Coach693831.5514.52Carlos ToscaLost in Finals
1993Memphis ChicksSouAAMinorkca39Hitting Coach1406377.45014.05Tom Poquette
1994Memphis ChicksSouAAMinorkca40Hitting Coach1377562.5475.52Ron Johnson
1995Wichita WranglersTexAAMinorkca41Hitting Coach1367264.529--1Ron JohnsonLost in Semi-Finals
1996Wichita WranglersTexAAMinorkca42Hitting Coach1407070.5006.52Ron JohnsonLost in Finals
1997Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAMinorkca43Hitting Coach1446183.42413.54Mike Jirschele
1998Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAMinorkca44Hitting Coach1637984.48515.52Ron Johnson
2000San Antonio MissionsTexAAMinorlan46Hitting Coach1406476.45719.06Rick Burleson
2001New Britain Rock CatsEastAAMinormin47Hitting Coach1428755.613--1Stan CliburnCo-League Champions
2002New Britain Rock CatsEastAAMinormin48Hitting Coach1397465.5321.52Stan Cliburn
2003Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAMinorbos49Hitting Coach1448361.576--1Buddy BaileyLost in Finals
2004Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos50Minor League Infield Coordinator1629864.6053.02Terry FranconaWon World Series (Cardinals)
2006Gulf Coast Red Sox GCLRkMinorbos52Hitting Coach543519.648--1Dave TomlinLeague Champions
2007Gulf Coast Red Sox GCLRkMinorbos53Hitting Coach563026.5367.03Ralph Treuel
2008Gulf Coast Red Sox GCLRkMinorbos54Hitting Coach552827.5098.53Dave Tomlin
2009Gulf Coast Red Sox -GCLRkMinorbos55Hitting Coach532627.4917.04Dave Tomlin
2010Gulf Coast Red Sox -GCLRkMinorbos56Hitting Coach593128.5252.52Dave Tomlin
2012Gulf Coast Red Sox -GCLRkMinorbos58Hitting Coach603426.567--1George LombardLost in Finals
2013Gulf Coast Red Sox -GCLRkMinorbos59Hitting Coach603525.583--1Darren FensterLost in Finals
2014Salem Red SoxCaroA+Minorbos60Hitting Coach1366868.50013.02Carlos FeblesLost in Semi-Finals
* 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 DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1987-10-05Released by Pirates. 
1987-01-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1986-11-07Released by Pirates. 
1986-04-24ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1985-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1985-01-07TradeTraded by Royals to Expos for Mike Kinnunen and Ken Baker. 
1972-08-04ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Royals. 
* 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
1985Montreal ExposTeam Payroll31650,000-136677++370,78060,000650,000
1986Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll32180,000-4301339386,34760,000830,000
1987Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll3380,000-4512435344,90660,000910,000
* 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