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Ernie WhittTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1972-1991 MLB Years: 1976-1991
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Drafted

PositionsC-1430, 1B-20, OF-17, DH-11Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameLeo Ernest Whitt
Height6-2Weight200BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateJune 13,1952 [66.070]PlaceDetroit,Michigan
High SchoolBrablec (Roseville,MI)
CollegeMacomb Community College (Warren,MI)

DraftedSelected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 15th round (352nd overall) of the 1972 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 12,1976 [24.091]
OrganizationsTOR [13] BOS [5] ATL [1] BAL [1] HOU [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID19632Retrosheet IDwhite002MLBAM ID124224
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Player Notes:   Selected by the Toronto Blue Jays from the Boston Red Sox in the 1976 AL Expansion Draft (#34 pick)
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed36Power63Contact66XBH68RBIs62Runs37Hitting48Durability43Team.463Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1972WilliamsportNYPLA--2014121000000000000.500.500.7501.250314.500.250.250.5620.000.000.000.000.0050.00
1972Winter HavenFSLA+-2031823151107000000000.183.183.220.40318282.183.037.037.1820.000.000.000.000.0013.33
1972Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         32864172107000000000.198.198.244.44221386.198.046.047.2000.000.000.000.000.0017.65
1973Winston-SalemCaroA+-2113042463123233150000000000.290.290.366.65615527424.288.076.075.2950.000.000.000.24424.0021.95
1974BristolEastAA-221113855596101956000000000.249.249.351.60013520385.231.102.101.2720.000.000.002.3442.7820.83
1975BristolEastAA-2382252296491219000000000.254.254.321.5758112252.248.067.067.2610.000.000.000.79126.0018.75
1976BristolEastAA-2426871219231100010500000.218.299.345.64430697.222.127.241.30110.315.150.501.0387.0031.58
1976Rhode IslandILAAA-2490304338116274210393200000.266.350.401.75112225343.279.135.266.35111.379.330.822.0443.4330.86
1976Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1163914510018585210493700000.256.339.389.72815231440.266.133.261.34011.148.410.761.8248.8831.00
1976Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22c24818442013002200000.222.300.500.8009320.200.278.389.36410.0010.001.005.0018.0075.00
1977Charleston CharliesILAAAhou-2529941224600701181401100.255.372.319.691306114.296.064.245.32415.7912.280.780.000.0025.00
1977Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor12c2523414730060021200201.171.200.244.44410345.226.073.122.1974.4426.676.000.000.0042.86
1978Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-c261213995098163125304453522400.246.322.391.71315631452.242.145.248.3269.967.740.782.6533.2531.63
1978Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor12c2624000000001100000.000.200.000.200005.000.000.250.14120.0020.001.000.000.000.00
1979Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-c27114382329518474321424307300.249.321.372.69314229434.263.123.236.3149.689.911.021.6154.5730.53
1980Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor12c281062952370122634132230053011.237.288.353.64110420325.244.116.183.2906.779.231.361.8549.1728.57
1981Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor12c297419516469011652203007032.236.307.297.6045810222.274.061.179.2799.0113.511.500.45195.0021.74
1982Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor12c301052842874142114231263401555.261.317.440.75712527316.258.179.278.3298.2310.761.313.4825.8236.49
1983Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor12c311233445388152175611505501559.256.346.459.80515834400.256.203.349.35412.5013.751.104.2520.2438.64
1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor12c321243153575121154603434910577.238.327.425.75213428364.234.187.314.33111.8113.461.144.1221.0037.33
1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor12c3313941255101212196436475913297.245.323.444.76718342465.244.199.306.33310.1112.691.264.0921.6841.58
1986Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor12c34131395481061921656013539003311.268.326.448.77417737433.262.180.266.3398.089.011.113.7024.6934.91
1987Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor12c35135446571202411975014450103417.269.334.455.78920344494.266.186.283.3418.9110.121.143.8523.4736.67
1988Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor12c3612739863100112167042613812649.251.348.410.75816329468.240.159.317.34013.038.120.623.4224.8829.00
1989Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor12c3712938542101241115354525301229.262.349.416.76516036440.279.154.291.34611.8212.051.022.5035.0035.64
1990Greenville BravesSouAAatl-c38412141000002100000.333.429.417.8465114.364.084.250.38814.297.140.500.000.0025.00
1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl12c386718014318021002232700116.172.265.250.5154510204.191.078.194.24311.2713.241.170.9890.0032.26
1991Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal11c39356251520030081200003.242.329.274.60317270.300.032.161.28611.4317.141.500.000.0013.33
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter13283774447938176151345342226436491420374397.249.324.410.73415463254271.252.161.276.00010.2111.501.133.1428.1634.65
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter7392425291621103183928736156130210800.256.301.362.6638771602601.257.106.169.0006.005.000.831.5062.1825.76
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter35411791272985692614536144124210800.253.333.382.715450911343.262.129.249.00010.729.230.861.9445.3530.54
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2237369718322512850012600000.249.261.341.60225139748.238.092.109.0001.600.800.501.6061.3321.31
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter16150666138244157000000000.273.273.342.61517329506.271.069.069.0000.000.000.000.20506.0021.01
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter14121000000000000.500.500.7501.250314.500.250.250.0000.000.000.000.000.0050.00
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter12183514424888164151315182224403450420364288.253.327.420.74714753103977.255.167.281.00010.1311.321.123.2926.8234.91
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6718014318021002232700116.172.265.250.5154510204.191.078.194.00011.2713.241.170.9890.0032.26
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter356251520030081200003.242.329.274.60317270.300.032.161.00011.4317.141.500.000.0013.33
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter818442013002200000.222.300.500.8009320.200.278.389.00010.0010.001.005.0018.0075.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162460551142121665335360025512.249.324.410.73418940521.252.161.276.00010.2111.501.133.1428.1634.65
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625326413623496311342802200.256.301.362.66319235570.257.106.169.0006.005.000.831.5062.1825.76

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1976Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24C8--24---24241.0003.00-2166.7-8100.04.9
1977Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor25C14--624--66661.0004.71-7463.612360.98.7
1978Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor26C92--5125947575571.9936.21-----1612176.065.7
1978Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor261B20--15318211173171.9888.55------12116.514.3
1978Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor26OF5--821-1110.9092.00------1214.13.6
1978Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26C1--71--881.0008.00--10.0-250.00.6
1979Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor27C88--4796433546543.9956.17-----411477.262.9
1979Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor27OF12--155-120201.0001.67------11410.58.6
1980Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor28C105--43656711499492.9864.69-703368.0410699.164.8
1981Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29C72--2974635346343.9914.76-292355.837497.367.9
1982Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor30C98--406308-444436.9824.45-442167.7510593.360.5
1982Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor30DH1---------------1051.00.6
1983Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor31C119--5545054609604.9925.08-543362.1612396.773.5
1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor32C118--5834048627623.9945.28-462564.8612495.272.8
1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor33C134--6493886695687.9885.13-602868.2213996.483.2
1986Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor34C129--7094177757750.9915.81-633365.6513198.579.6
1987Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor35C131--80355510863858.9946.55-834664.3813597.080.9
1988Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor36C123--64343410690686.9945.58-903472.61012796.975.9
1989Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor37C115--5504355598593.9925.16-622868.91212989.171.0
1989Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor37DH8---------------1296.24.9
1990Greenville Braves SouAAatl38C4--141--15151.0003.75------4100.02.8
1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl38C59--2964231341338.9915.73-703169.386788.136.4
1991Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal39C20--728--80801.0004.00-11664.713557.112.3
1991Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal39DH2---------------355.71.2
MLB Totals for C - 15 season(s)-   C1246--6091497596766476588.9915.29-69134766.67112460.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH11---------------110.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C180--99112371011211114.9946.19-----201800.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B20--15318211173171.9888.55------200.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF17--237113130.9681.76------170.00.0
AA Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C4--141--15151.0003.75------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1976Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24-8---------
1977Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor25-14---------
1978Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor26-9220------5-
1978Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26-1---------
1979Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor27-88-------12-
1980Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor28-105---------
1981Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29-72---------
1982Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor30-98--------1
1983Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor31-119---------
1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor32-118---------
1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor33-134---------
1986Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor34-129---------
1987Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor35-131---------
1988Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor36-123---------
1989Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor37-115--------8
1990Greenville Braves SouAAatl38-4---------
1990Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl38-59---------
1991Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal39-20--------2

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1985Toronto Blue JaysChamp. SeriesMLB33721141002002400000.190.261.238.4995123.235.048.1438.7017.392.000.000.0025.00
1989Toronto Blue JaysChamp. SeriesMLB37516120013002300000.125.222.313.5355118.083.188.31311.1116.671.505.5616.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs1237261015004700000.162.244.270.51410241.172.108.2169.7617.071.752.4437.0033.33

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1997Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+Minortor45Manager1395782.41025.08 
2006Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor54Bench Coach1628775.53710.02John Gibbons
2007Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor55Bench Coach1628379.51213.03John Gibbons
2008Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor56First Base Coach1628676.53111.04John Gibbons,Cito Gaston
2009Clearwater ThreshersFSLA+Minorphi57Manager1366769.49316.53 
* 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 DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1991-07-05Released by Orioles. 
1991-04-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Orioles. 
1990-10-15Released by Braves. 
1989-12-17TradeTraded by Blue Jays with Kevin Batiste to Braves for Ricky Trlicek. 
1987-01-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
1986-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1976-11-05Selected by Blue Jays from Red Sox in expansion draft (Pick #34). 
* 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
1985Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll33370,000-2831253370,78060,000370,000
1986Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll34325,000-3281553386,34760,000695,000
1987Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll35750,000-125782++344,90660,0001,445,000
1988Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll36750,000-143780++392,10762,5002,195,000
1989Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll37800,000-1581080++429,80262,5002,995,000
1990Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll381,200,000-103485++515,727100,0004,195,000
1991Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll39100,000-62042-742,231100,0004,295,000
* 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