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Eddie WhitsonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1974-1991 MLB Years: 1977-1991
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Drafted

PositionsP-462Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameEddie Lee Whitson
Height6-3Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 19,1955 [63.087]PlaceJohnson City,Tennessee
High SchoolUnicoi County (Erwin,TN)

DraftedSelected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 6th round (131st overall) of the 1974 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 4,1977 [22.108]
OrganizationsSDN [8] PIT [6] SFN [3] NYA [2] CLE [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID19631Retrosheet IDwhite001MLBAM ID124223
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Player Notes:   Opening day starter for San Diego Padres in 1988,1991
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts54Walks63Hittable52SO/BB64vsPower52Hitting26Durability64Team.515Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1974nullRk--Rel19144.30808000044.0452821015250001.369.20--3.075.111.67.200-
1975nullA--Rel208155.07240240000142.014096800991200001.688.87--6.277.611.21.348-
1976nullA+--Rel211592.53260260000203.016875570651860001.157.45--2.888.252.86.625-
1977Columbus ClippersILAAApit-ST228133.34262609000175.017574659681206001.399.000.463.506.171.76.381-
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit46S/R22103.45523001015.2116609100001.286.32--5.175.741.111.0003.18
1978Columbus ClippersILAAApit-ST23223.71770100051.0562521210551001.299.880.351.769.715.50.500-
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31Rel23563.27430430014474.0663127537641021.397.990.614.487.751.73.4553.31
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31S/R24234.3719712004157.2533628636312111.548.270.945.624.840.86.4004.93
1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32ST24583.95181712010100.0984744539623101.378.790.453.505.561.59.3853.31
1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32ST2511133.10343406200211.22228873756901141.319.440.302.383.831.61.4583.18
1981San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32ST26694.02222202100123.013061551047653221.449.510.733.444.761.38.4003.80
1982Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32S/R27423.264093111182107.2914339658614101.387.610.504.855.101.05.6673.92
1983Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-ST28106.75330000012.0159905110001.6711.25--3.758.252.201.000-
1983San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn31S/R28574.303121102041144.014373692350812011.348.921.433.125.051.62.4174.76
1984San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn31ST291483.24313101000189.0181726816421033131.188.620.762.004.902.45.6363.49
1985New York YankeesALMLBnya38ST301084.88303002200158.2201100861943891021.5411.401.082.445.052.07.5563.97
1986New York YankeesALMLBnya38S/R31527.5414410006037.0543731523272002.0813.141.225.596.571.17.7144.93
1986San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn32S/R31175.5917125000075.2854847837461001.6110.110.954.405.471.24.1254.40
1987San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn31ST3210134.73363423100205.219711310836641352131.278.621.582.805.912.11.4354.81
1988San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn31ST3313113.77343313100205.0202938617451182211.208.850.751.975.172.62.5423.37
1989San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn31ST3416112.66333305100227.0198776722481172351.087.850.871.904.642.44.5933.69
1990San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn31ST351492.60323206300228.2215736613471272011.158.460.511.855.002.70.6093.07
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn31ST36465.0313121200078.29347441317401101.4010.641.491.944.582.35.4004.64
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter1261233.7945233311935124882235.02240104594421169812663214251.319.000.852.805.091.81.5061.06
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter35433.6394365810000627.0599307253112625177001.378.600.163.767.421.97.449-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter11153.593636010000238.02461089511831867001.389.300.423.147.032.24.423-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1592.53260260000203.016875570651860001.157.45--2.888.252.86.625-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter8155.07240240000142.014096800991200001.688.87--6.277.611.21.348-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter144.30808000044.0452821015250001.369.20--3.075.111.67.200-
San Diego Padres Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter77723.6922720819226411352.01314596555148350767158141.238.730.982.335.102.19.517-
San Francisco Giants Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter22303.567473110310434.1450196172221422177461.369.310.462.944.491.53.423-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter893.726795800195146.2130736111821053131.447.920.675.006.401.28.471-
New York Yankees Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter15105.384434102260195.225513711724661163021.6411.731.103.045.341.76.600-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter423.264093111182107.2914339658614101.387.610.504.855.101.05.667-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12123.794433113151220.02201039321691243121.319.000.852.805.091.81.5001.06
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12153.633313204000220.0210108894921812001.378.600.163.767.421.97.444-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1977Columbus ClippersILAAApit-222715031000001901000.200.250.267.5174117.500.067.133.2375.8852.949.000.000.0033.33
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit46p2254000000000200000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31p234311020000000601000.182.182.182.3642012.400.000.000.1660.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31p241913100000001504000.000.071.000.0710018.000.000.077.0515.5627.785.000.000.000.00
1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32p2418321500020001005000.156.156.156.3125037.227.000.000.1420.0027.030.000.000.000.00
1979Totals for NL-NL         37452500020011509000.111.130.111.2415055.167.000.022.1141.8227.2715.000.000.000.00
1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32p2534662600040012109001.091.104.091.1956076.133.000.015.0921.3227.6321.000.000.000.00
1981San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32p2622332300010031309000.091.167.091.2583045.150.000.091.1356.6728.894.330.000.000.00
1983Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-p2831000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1983San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn31p2831441800030021102000.182.217.182.3998048.242.000.045.1884.1722.925.500.000.000.00
1984San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn31p2936610300010011206000.049.065.049.1143068.061.000.016.0551.4717.6512.000.000.000.00
1986San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn32p311718130000000802000.167.167.167.3343020.300.000.000.1500.0040.000.000.000.000.00
1987San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn31p32366518100400117010000.123.136.138.2749176.167.015.031.1251.3222.3717.000.000.0012.50
1988San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn31p33346641130030012309000.167.179.212.39114376.256.045.061.1771.3230.2623.000.000.0027.27
1989San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn31p34367241040040051907001.139.195.194.38914484.189.055.125.1855.9522.623.800.000.0040.00
1990San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn31p353367610101400216013001.149.174.209.38314282.180.060.090.1762.4419.518.001.2267.0020.00
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn31p361324130001001602000.125.160.125.2853027.167.000.042.1373.7022.226.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter3775762472901270018169079003.125.152.146.2988410673.175.021.052.0002.6725.119.390.15576.0013.89
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter30160310000011001000.188.235.250.4854118.500.062.125.0005.5655.5610.000.000.0033.33
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter30160310000011001000.188.235.250.4854118.500.062.125.0005.5655.5610.000.000.0033.33
San Diego Padres Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter2364171856901200013112051002.134.160.163.3236810481.181.029.060.0002.7023.288.620.21417.0017.86
San Francisco Giants Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter74131514000700444023001.107.133.107.240140158.161.000.031.0002.5327.8511.000.000.000.00
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter67281200000011305000.071.103.071.1742034.133.000.036.0002.9438.2413.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16224810314001200873034001.125.152.146.298364289.175.021.052.0002.6725.119.390.15576.0013.89
Average Minor - Per 162 games1628601650000055405000.188.235.250.48522597.500.062.125.0005.5655.5610.000.000.0033.33

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22P5-15-2--221.0000.400.13-----5100.03.1
1978Columbus Clippers ILAAApit23P7--251-87.8751.00------7100.05.0
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23P43-74381-1211.9170.260.15-----43100.026.7
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24P19-5726-1881.0000.420.14-----19100.011.7
1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn24P18-100215211917.8950.940.17-----18100.011.1
1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn25P34-2118273-3835.9211.030.17-----34100.021.1
1981San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn26P22-1231011312421.8750.950.17-----22100.019.8
1982Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27P40-10748--12121.0000.300.11-----40100.024.7
1983Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn28P3--11--221.0000.67------3100.02.1
1983San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn28P31-14446--10101.0000.320.07-----31100.019.1
1984San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn29P31-1891135-346461.0001.480.24-----3686.119.1
1985New York YankeesALMLBnya30P30-158816332724.8890.800.15-----30100.018.6
1986San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn31P17-75613212119.9051.120.25-----17100.010.5
1986New York YankeesALMLBnya31P14-3715--661.0000.430.16-----14100.08.6
1987San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn32P36-20514191-3433.9710.920.16-----36100.022.2
1988San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn33P34-2051030424440.9091.180.20-----34100.021.1
1989San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn34P33-2271722214139.9511.180.17-----3691.720.4
1990San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn35P32-2281842-360601.0001.880.26-----3397.019.8
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn36P13-7859--14141.0001.080.18-----13100.08.0
MLB Totals for P - 15 season(s)-   P452-22331232742116418397.9500.880.18-----4520.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P10--361-109.9000.90------100.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit225----------
1978Columbus Clippers ILAAApit237----------
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2343----------
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2419----------
1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2418----------
1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2534----------
1981San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2622----------
1982Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2740----------
1983Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn283----------
1983San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2831----------
1984San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2931----------
1985New York YankeesALMLBnya3030----------
1986San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn3117----------
1986New York YankeesALMLBnya3114----------
1987San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn3236----------
1988San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn3334----------
1989San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn3433----------
1990San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn3532----------
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn3613----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1984San Diego PadresChamp. SeriesMLB29101.131008.0512600.885.630.002.256.753.000.001.000
1984San Diego PadresWorld SeriesMLB290040.501000.25300025.0067.500.000.000.0000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs101.1310100008.0501026000.885.630.002.256.753.000.001.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs0040.5010100000.7503000007.5067.500.000.000.0000.00.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1984San Diego PadresChamp. SeriesMLB2913000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs13000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1981NL Pitcher of the Month (August)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1986-07-09TradeTraded by Yankees to Padres for Tim Stoddard. 
1984-12-27ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1984-11-08Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1982-11-18TradeTraded by Indians to Padres for Broderick Perkins and Juan Eichelberger. 
1981-11-14TradeTraded by Giants to Indians for Duane Kuiper. 
1979-06-28TradeTraded by Pirates with Al Holland and Fred Breining to Giants for Dave Roberts, Len Randle and Bill Madlock. 
* 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
1985New York YankeesTeam Payroll30800,000-81686++370,78060,000800,000
1986New York YankeesTeam Payroll31800,000-110784++386,34760,0001,600,000
1986San Diego PadresTeam Payroll31800,000-110784++386,34760,0001,600,000
1987San Diego PadresTeam Payroll32800,000-102485++344,90660,0002,400,000
1988San Diego PadresTeam Payroll331,000,000-62390++392,10762,5003,400,000
1989San Diego PadresTeam Payroll341,050,000-98588++429,80262,5004,450,000
1990San Diego PadresTeam Payroll351,125,000-123583++515,727100,0005,575,000
1991San Diego PadresTeam Payroll361,325,000-172876++742,231100,0006,900,000
* 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