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Frank WhiteTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1971-1990 MLB Years: 1973-1990
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World Series Champion

Positions2B-2152, SS-147, 3B-21, DH-10, OF-2, C-1Position when Drafted2BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameFrank White Jr.
Height5-11Weight175BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 4,1950 [67.350]PlaceGreenville,Mississippi
High SchoolLincoln Academy (Kansas City,MO)
CollegeSouth Carolina Area Trade School (Denmark,SC)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1970 by the Kansas City Royals.
MLB DebutJune 12,1973 [22.281]
OrganizationsKCA [20] Awards11
TBC Player ID19597Retrosheet IDwhitf001MLBAM ID124170
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Player Notes:   Hit for the cycle on September 26, 1979 and on August 3,1982 ... Inducted into the Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame in 1995 ... The Kansas City Royals retired his #20 on May 2, 1995
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed73Power58Contact62XBH62RBIs58Runs63Hitting55Durability70Team.535Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1971GCL RoyalsGCLRk-2050158313963121000000000.247.247.342.5895410158.242.095.095.2640.000.000.000.63158.0025.64
1972San JoseCalifA+-21491874455721026000000000.294.294.513.8079619187.254.219.219.3660.000.000.005.3518.7034.55
1972JacksonvilleSouAA-21913333484122223000000000.252.252.318.57010616333.248.066.066.2590.000.000.000.60166.5019.05
1972Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         140520781391941249000000000.267.267.388.65520235520.250.121.121.2970.000.000.002.3143.3325.18
1973OmahaAmerAAA-22863484992192432000000000.264.264.365.62912725348.256.101.101.2820.000.000.001.1587.0027.17
1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca19ss2251139203161053182302201.223.262.281.543397151.263.058.129.2495.3015.232.880.000.0022.58
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca202b-ss23992041945631183453305004.221.239.294.5336010214.259.073.093.2442.3415.426.600.47204.0022.22
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca202b-ss241113044376102736113203912204.250.297.365.66211119329.265.115.207.3046.0811.851.952.1343.4325.00
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca202b251524463910217624620111942318304.229.263.307.57013725489.247.078.141.2653.898.592.210.41223.0024.51
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca202b26152474591162155502352567211204.245.284.342.62616231514.275.097.188.2814.8613.042.680.9794.8026.72
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca202b27143461661272467501310265939212.275.317.399.71618437501.302.124.187.3235.1911.782.271.4065.8629.13
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca202b281274677312426410482882554137311.266.300.403.70318840503.278.137.233.3094.9710.742.161.9946.7032.26
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca202b29154560701482347601961969294011.264.289.357.64620034594.289.093.150.2913.2011.623.631.1880.0022.97
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca202b30943643591171938421950043010.250.285.376.66113727390.266.126.184.3014.8712.822.632.3140.4429.67
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca202b311455247115645611561071665275112.298.318.469.78724662554.320.171.208.3452.8911.734.061.9947.6439.74
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca202b321465495214335611771352051046418.260.283.406.68922352579.268.146.197.3023.458.812.551.9049.9136.36
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca202b33129479581302251756552772243311.271.311.445.75621344515.288.174.230.3345.2413.982.673.3028.1833.85
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca202b34149563621402512269104288615328.249.284.414.69823348600.258.165.226.3074.6714.333.073.6725.5934.29
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca202b35151566761543732284444388227510.272.322.465.78726362620.285.193.269.3426.9414.192.053.5525.7340.26
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca202b36154563671383221778135186244516.245.308.400.70822551624.261.155.242.3088.1713.781.692.7233.1236.96
1988Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca202b3715053748126251858732167476316.235.266.330.59617734575.252.095.142.2663.6511.653.191.3967.1326.98
1989Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca202b381354183410722123632305225307.256.307.328.63513725458.286.072.146.2916.5511.351.730.44209.0023.36
1990Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca202b3982241205214122110103230307.216.253.307.5607417257.238.091.137.2543.8912.453.200.78120.5032.69
MLB Totals - 18 Season(s)Filter23247859912200640758160886178834121035301016527156.255.293.383.67630096258467.274.128.192.0004.8712.222.511.8949.1231.16
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter276102615827044917102000000000.263.263.373.636383701026.251.110.110.0000.000.000.001.6660.3525.93
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter863484992192432000000000.264.264.365.62912725348.256.101.101.0000.000.000.001.1587.0027.17
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter913333484122223000000000.252.252.318.57010616333.248.066.066.0000.000.000.000.60166.5019.05
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter491874455721026000000000.294.294.513.8079619187.254.219.219.0000.000.000.005.3518.7034.55
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter50158313963121000000000.247.247.342.5895410158.242.095.095.0000.000.000.000.63158.0025.64
Kansas City Royals Totals - 18 Season(s)Filter23247859912200640758160886178834121035301016527156.255.293.383.67630096258467.274.128.192.0004.8712.222.511.8949.1231.16
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625486414028411621262972275211.255.293.383.67621044590.274.128.192.0004.8712.222.511.8949.1231.16
Average Minor - Per 162 games162602931582651060000000000.263.263.373.63622541602.251.110.110.0000.000.000.001.6660.3525.93

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca22SS34-2125281924142133.9373.910.63-----5166.721.0
1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca222B13-9519403126259.9524.540.62-----5125.58.0
1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca22DH2---------------513.91.2
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca232B50--6784623157151.9623.02------9950.530.9
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca23SS29--3781416122118.9674.07------9929.317.9
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca233B16--1524214139.9512.44------9916.29.9
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca23DH3---------------993.01.9
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca242B67--124179435307303.9874.52------11160.441.4
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24SS42--5586720148141.9533.36------11137.825.9
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca243B4--17-1881.0002.00------1113.62.5
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24DH1---------------1110.90.6
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24C1--231-65.8335.00------1110.90.6
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca252B130--2563911876665647.9734.98------15285.580.2
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25SS37--4192514138133.9643.59------15224.322.8
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca262B152--310434886752744.9894.89------152100.093.8
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26SS4---3--331.0000.75------1522.62.5
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca272B140--3253851696726710.9785.07------14397.986.4
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca282B125--3173321278661649.9825.19------12798.477.2
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca292B153--39544810103853843.9885.51------15499.494.4
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca302B93--226263670495489.9885.26------9498.990.3
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca312B144--3613891799767750.9785.21------14599.388.9
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca322B145--3904428123840832.9905.74------14699.389.5
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca332B129--2994251197735724.9855.61------129100.079.6
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca342B149--34249017101849832.9805.58------149100.092.0
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca352B151--3164391091765755.9875.00------151100.093.2
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca353B1---------------1510.70.6
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca35SS1--12-1331.0003.00------1510.70.6
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca362B152--3204581089788778.9875.12------15498.793.8
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca36DH1---------------1540.60.6
1988Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca372B148--293426488723719.9944.86------15098.791.9
1988Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca37DH3---------------1502.01.9
1989Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca382B132--2384071064655645.9854.89------13597.881.5
1989Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca38OF1---------------1350.70.6
1990Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca392B79--142218851368360.9784.56------8296.349.1
1990Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca39OF1---------------821.20.6
MLB Totals for 2B - 18 season(s)-   2B2152-954740625017813821116810990.9845.11115.68-----21520.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 6 season(s)-   SS147-2121863452575556531.9553.612.50-----1470.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B21--1631224947.9592.24------210.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH10---------------100.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF2---------------20.00.0
MLB Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C1--231-65.8335.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca22---1334-----2
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca23---502916----3
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24-1-67424----1
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25---13037------
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26---1524------
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27---140-------
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28---125-------
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29---153-------
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30---93-------
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31---144-------
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32---145-------
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33---129-------
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34---149-------
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca35---15111-----
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca36---152------1
1988Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca37---148------3
1989Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca38---132-----1-
1990Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca39---79-----1-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1976Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB2548210000000100000.125.125.125.250108.143.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00
1977Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB26518151002100400000.278.278.333.6116118.357.055.1110.0022.220.000.000.0020.00
1978Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB27413130002000000000.231.231.231.4623013.231.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1980Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB29311361013100100000.545.545.9091.45410211.556.364.4550.009.090.009.0911.0033.33
1980Kansas City RoyalsWorld SeriesMLB29625020000101500000.080.115.080.1952026.100.000.0803.8519.235.000.000.000.00
1981Kansas City RoyalsDiv SeriesMLB30311120000001100000.182.250.182.4322012.200.000.0918.338.331.000.000.000.00
1984Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB33312110000000300000.083.083.083.1661012.111.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
1985Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB34725150003001200000.200.231.200.4315026.217.000.0403.857.692.000.000.000.00
1985Kansas City RoyalsWorld SeriesMLB34728473016003400000.250.323.464.78713431.261.214.3219.6812.901.333.2328.0057.14
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs311120000001100000.182.250.182.4322012.200.000.0918.338.331.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 6 yrs2687921201102011100000.241.250.299.54926388.267.058.0921.1412.5011.001.1487.0014.29
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs1353493016104900000.170.228.283.51115457.186.113.2087.0215.792.251.7553.0044.44

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1992Gulf Coast Red Sox GCLRkMinorbos41Manager591841.30523.05 
1994Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos43First Base Coach1155461.47017.04Butch Hobson
1995Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos44First Base Coach1448658.597--1Kevin KennedyLost in 1st Round (Indians)
1996Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos45First Base Coach1628577.5257.03Kevin Kennedy
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca46First Base Coach1616794.41619.05Tony Muser,Bob Boone
1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca47First Base Coach1617289.44716.53Tony Muser
1999Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca48First Base Coach1616497.39832.55Tony Muser
2000Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca49First Base Coach1627785.47518.04Tony Muser
2001Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca50First Base Coach1626597.40126.05Tony Muser
2004Wichita WranglersTexAAMinorkca53Manager1397366.5257.52 
2005Wichita WranglersTexAAMinorkca54Manager1406872.4867.04 
2006Wichita WranglersTexAAMinorkca55Manager1397762.554--1 Lost in Finals
2008Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca57Broadcaster1627587.46313.54Trey Hillman
2009Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca58Broadcaster1626597.40121.53Trey Hillman
2010Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca59Broadcaster1626795.41427.05Daren Brown,Trey Hillman,Ned Yost
2013Kansas City T-BonesAmerAssocIndIndy-62First Base Coach1004060.40028.04Kenny Hook
2014Kansas City T-BonesAmerAssocIndIndy-63First Base Coach1004852.4806.03John Massarelli
2015Kansas City T-BonesAmerAssocIndIndy-64First Base Coach994950.49525.52John Massarelli
2017Kansas City T-BonesAmerAssocIndIndy-66First Base Coach1005743.5701.53Joe Calfapietra
* 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

Awards [11]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1977American League Gold Glove (Second Base)1
1978American League Gold Glove (Second Base)1
1979American League Gold Glove (Second Base)1
1980ALCS Most Valuable Player ... American League Gold Glove (Second Base)2
1981American League Gold Glove (Second Base)1
1982American League Gold Glove (Second Base)1
1984American League Player of the Week (July 30-August 5)1
1986AL Silver Slugger Award (2B) ... American League Gold Glove (Second Base)2
1987American League Gold Glove (Second Base)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1990-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1989-12-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
1989-11-13Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1970-07-02ContractSigned 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
1985Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll3460,000-51634-370,78060,00060,000
1986Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll35485,000-2481265++386,34760,000545,000
1987Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll36875,000-83489++344,90660,0001,420,000
1988Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll37825,000-131782++392,10762,5002,245,000
1989Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll381,000,000-103787++429,80262,5003,245,000
1990Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll391,150,000-114884++515,727100,0004,395,000
* 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