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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Frank White Jr.
Stat Years
1971-1990  [mlb] 1973-1990
Height/Weight
5-11 / 175
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
2B (2152) ... SS (147) ... 3B (21) ... DH (10) ... OF (2) ... C (1)
Draft Position
2B
Born Date/Place
High School
Lincoln Academy (Kansas City,MO)
Colleges
South Carolina Area Trade School (Denmark, South Carolina)
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Kansas City Royals in 1970
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1973-06-12 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.281)
Service Time
Organizations
KCA [18]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 19597 ... retro id: whitf001 ... mlbam id: 124170
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1971Gulf Coast RoyalsGCLRk----202b---150158313963121000000000.247.247.342.5891585410.000.095.0000.000.000.00158.00.6325.6
    1972San JoseCalifA+----212b---2491874455721026000000000.294.294.513.8071879619.000.219.0000.000.000.0018.75.3534.5
    1972JacksonvilleSouAA----212b---2913333484122223000000000.252.252.318.57033310616.000.066.0000.000.000.00166.50.6019.0
    1973OmahaAmerAAA----222b---3863484992192432000000000.264.264.365.62934812725.000.101.0000.000.000.0087.01.1527.2
    1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca1922ssL-S-E-P351139203161053182302201.223.262.281.543151397.129.058.2635.3015.232.880.00.0022.6
    1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca20232b-ssL-S-E-P4992041945631183453305004.221.239.294.5332146010.093.073.2592.3415.426.60204.00.4722.2
    1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca20242b-ssL-S-E-P51113044376102736113203912204.250.297.365.66232911119.207.115.2656.0811.851.9543.42.1325.0
    1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca20252bL-S-E-P61524463910217624620111942318304.229.263.307.57048913725.141.078.2473.898.592.21223.00.4124.5
    1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca20262bL-S-E-P7152474591162155502352567211204.245.284.342.62651416231.188.097.2754.8613.042.6894.80.9726.7
    1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca20272bL-S-E-P8143461661272467501310265939212.275.317.399.71650118437.187.124.3025.1911.782.2765.91.4029.1
    1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca20282bL-S-E-P91274677312426410482882554137311.266.300.403.70350318840.233.137.2784.9710.742.1646.71.9932.3
    1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca20292bL-S-E-P10154560701482347601961969294011.264.289.357.64659420034.150.093.2893.2011.623.6380.01.1823.0
    1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca20302bL-S-E-P11943643591171938421950043010.250.285.376.66139013727.184.126.2664.8712.822.6340.42.3129.7
    1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca20312bL-S-E-P121455247115645611561071665275112.298.318.469.78755424662.208.171.3202.8911.734.0647.61.9939.7
    1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca20322bL-S-E-P131465495214335611771352051046418.260.283.406.68957922352.197.146.2683.458.812.5549.91.9036.4
    1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca20332bL-S-E-P14129479581302251756552772243311.271.311.445.75651521344.230.174.2885.2413.982.6728.23.3033.8
    1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca20342bL-S-E-P15149563621402512269104288615328.249.284.414.69860023348.226.165.2584.6714.333.0725.63.6734.3
    1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca20352bL-S-E-P16151566761543732284444388227510.272.322.465.78762026362.269.193.2856.9414.192.0525.73.5540.3
    1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca20362bL-S-E-P17154563671383221778135186244516.245.308.400.70862422551.242.155.2618.1713.781.6933.12.7237.0
    1988Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca20372bL-S-E-P1815053748126251858732167476316.235.266.330.59657517734.142.095.2523.6511.653.1967.11.3927.0
    1989Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca20382bL-S-E-P191354183410722123632305225307.256.307.328.63545813725.146.072.2866.5511.351.73209.00.4423.4
    1990Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca20392bL-S-E-P2082241205214122110103230307.216.253.307.5602577417.137.091.2383.8912.453.20120.50.7832.7
    MLB Totals (18 yrs)23247859912200640758160886178834121035301016527156.255.293.383.67684673009625.192.128.2744.8712.222.5149.11.8931.2
    American League Totals (18 yrs)23247859912200640758160886178834121035301016527156.255.293.383.67684673009625.192.128.2744.8712.222.5149.11.8931.2
    Minor League Totals276102615827044917102000000000.263.263.373.636102638370.110.110.2510.000.000.0060.31.6625.9
    Minor: Rk Totals50158313963121000000000.247.247.342.5891585410.095.095.2420.000.000.00158.00.6325.6
    Minor: A+ Totals491874455721026000000000.294.294.513.8071879619.219.219.2540.000.000.0018.75.3534.5
    Minor: AA Totals913333484122223000000000.252.252.318.57033310616.066.066.2480.000.000.00166.50.6019.0
    Minor: AAA Totals863484992192432000000000.264.264.365.62934812725.101.101.2560.000.000.0087.01.1527.2
    Kansas City Royals Totals (18 yrs)23247859912200640758160886178834121035301016527156.255.293.383.67684673009625.192.128.2744.8712.222.5149.11.8931.2
    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
    1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLB222B13095.119403126259.9524.500.628.025.54
    1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLB22SS340212.15281924142133.9373.900.6321.066.72
    1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLB22DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.23.910
    1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLB232B500253.16784623157151.9623.000.6030.950.52
    1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLB233B16097.01524214139.9512.400.409.916.22
    1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLB23SS290172.13781416122118.9674.100.6917.929.32
    1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLB23DH300.0000000.0000.000.001.93.07
    1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLB24C100.0231065.8335.000.000.60.94
    1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLB242B670503.2124179435307303.9874.500.6041.460.42
    1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLB243B4022.11701881.0002.000.362.53.62
    1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLB24SS420253.25586720148141.9533.400.5625.937.82
    1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLB24DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.910
    1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLB252B13001,025.02563911876665647.9735.000.6380.285.51
    1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLB25SS370213.04192514138133.9643.600.6222.824.32
    1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLB262B15201,265.0310434886752744.9894.900.5993.8100.01
    1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLB26SS4010.00300331.0000.800.302.52.64
    1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLB272B14001,194.13253851696726710.9785.100.5986.497.91
    1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLB282B12501,076.13173321278661649.9825.200.6077.298.41
    1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLB292B15301,285.139544810103853843.9885.500.6694.499.41
    1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLB302B930824.1226263670495489.9885.300.5990.398.91
    1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLB312B14401,216.23613891799767750.9785.200.6288.999.31
    1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLB322B14501,241.13904428123840832.9905.700.6789.599.31
    1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLB332B12901,108.22994251197735724.9855.600.6579.6100.01
    1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLB342B14901,306.034249017101849832.9805.600.6492.0100.01
    1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLB352B15101,265.13164391091765755.9875.000.6093.2100.01
    1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLB353B101.0000000.0000.000.000.60.76
    1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLB35SS102.01201331.0003.001.500.60.76
    1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLB362B15201,277.13204581089788778.9875.100.6193.898.71
    1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLB36DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.611
    1988Kansas City RoyalsALMLB372B14801,186.1293426488723719.9944.900.6191.998.71
    1988Kansas City RoyalsALMLB37DH300.0000000.0000.000.001.92.010
    1989Kansas City RoyalsALMLB382B13201,057.12384071064655645.9854.900.6181.597.81
    1989Kansas City RoyalsALMLB38OF100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.712
    1990Kansas City RoyalsALMLB392B790627.2142218851368360.9784.600.5749.196.31
    1990Kansas City RoyalsALMLB39OF100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.213
    MLB Totals - (C)100231015.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (2B)2152017,80547406250178138215.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (3B)21012016312212.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (SS)1470862186345257514.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (OF)200000000.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (DH)1000000000.0000.000.00---------
    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
    1973MLB---13-34----2
    1974MLB---501629----3
    1975MLB-1-67442----1
    1976MLB---130-37-----
    1977MLB---152-4-----
    1978MLB---140-------
    1979MLB---125-------
    1980MLB---153-------
    1981MLB---93-------
    1982MLB---144-------
    1983MLB---145-------
    1984MLB---129-------
    1985MLB---149-------
    1986MLB---15111-----
    1987MLB---152------1
    1988MLB---148------3
    1989MLB---132-----1-
    1990MLB---79-----1-
    Totals-1-215221147---210