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Steve WhitakerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1966-1970 MLB Years: 1966-1970
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PositionsOF-207Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameStephen Edward Whitaker
Height6-1Weight187BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateMay 7,1943 [76.132]PlaceTacoma,Washington
High SchoolLincoln (Tacoma,WA)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1962 by the New York Yankees.
MLB DebutAugust 23,1966 [23.108]
OrganizationsNYA [3] SE1 [1] SFN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID19584Retrosheet IDwhits101MLBAM ID124155
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Player Notes:   Selected by the Kansas City Royals from the New York Yankees in the 1968 AL expansion draft (#23 pick)
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed37Power66Contact29XBH72RBIs67Runs56Hitting44Durability33Team.465Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1966New York YankeesALMLBnya28of23311141528327150092410000.246.306.491.7975612124.253.245.325.3507.2619.352.675.6516.2942.86
1967New York YankeesALMLBnya28of2412244137107123115025238932326.243.283.358.64115826472.279.115.161.2894.8718.863.872.3340.0924.30
1968New York YankeesALMLBnya9of2528603720030181800000.117.221.150.3719268.167.033.150.18611.7626.472.250.000.0028.57
1969Seattle PilotsALMLBse119of266911615292161320122910111.250.323.440.763519130.280.190.310.3439.2322.312.424.6219.3331.03
1970San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn37of2716273310040021400101.111.167.148.3154130.214.037.111.1516.6746.677.000.000.0033.33
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter266758731742062485465417452538.230.283.367.65027850824.265.137.206.0006.5521.123.222.9131.5828.74
New York Yankees Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter181615551421751868264013142326.231.281.363.64422340664.264.132.190.0006.0219.733.282.7134.1728.17
Seattle Pilots Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6911615292161320122910111.250.323.440.763519130.280.190.310.0009.2322.312.424.6219.3331.03
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter16273310040021400101.111.167.148.3154130.214.037.111.0006.6746.677.000.000.0033.33
Average MLB - Per 162 games162462441061241552243310631325.230.283.367.65016930502.265.137.206.0006.5521.123.222.9131.5828.74

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1966New York YankeesALMLBnya23OF31--6133-6764.9552.06------31100.019.5
1967New York YankeesALMLBnya24OF114--2021246218214.9821.88------12293.470.4
1968New York YankeesALMLBnya25OF14--2022-2422.9171.57------2850.08.6
1969Seattle PilotsALMLBse126OF39--4552-5250.9621.28------6956.524.1
1970San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn27OF9--6-1-76.8570.67------1656.35.6
MLB Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF207--33422126368356.9671.72------2070.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1966New York YankeesALMLBnya23---------31-
1967New York YankeesALMLBnya24---------114-
1968New York YankeesALMLBnya25---------14-
1969Seattle PilotsALMLBse126---------39-
1970San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn27---------9-

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1969-12-12TradeTraded by Brewers with Dick Simpson to Giants for Bobby Bolin. 
1969-04-01TradeTraded by Royals with John Gelnar to Pilots for Lou Piniella. 
1968-10-15Selected by Royals from Yankees in expansion draft (Pick #23). 
1962-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.