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Buck ShowalterTrack this Player High Level: AAA Stat Years: 1977-1983
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PositionsOF-240, 1B-235, P-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMinors Leaguers
Proper NameWilliam Nathaniel Showalter Iii
Height5-9Weight195BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateMay 23,1956 [62.054]PlaceDeFuniak Springs,Florida
High SchoolCentury (Century,FL)
CollegeChipola College (Marianna,FL), Mississippi State University (Starkville,MS)

DraftedSelected by the New York Yankees [Team Picks] in the 5th round (127th overall) of the 1977 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
OrganizationsNYA [7] Awards6Awards Voting9-609
TBC Player ID20166Retrosheet IDshowb801MLBAM ID427469
RelationshipsUncle of Dan Williford
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Player Notes:   MVP of the Cape Cod Summer League in 1976
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed36Power29Contact97XBH29RBIs48Runs35Hitting77Durability80Team.578Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1977Mississippi StateCollegeJr1b-of2147146466772444135521000000.459.601.6161.2179013198.477.157.568.53626.265.050.192.0236.5019.40
1977Fort Lauderdale YankeesFSLA+nya-215619632718112543361311300.362.458.429.8878410237.378.067.255.40315.195.490.360.42196.0014.08
1978West Haven YankeesEastAAnya-of2212342952124132346198553429100.289.372.350.72215018496.308.061.214.33711.096.850.620.60143.0014.52
1979West Haven YankeesEastAAnya-1b-of231294697113173651863630217200.279.332.345.67716216526.287.066.147.3106.845.700.831.1478.1712.21
1980Nashville SoundsSouAAnya-of241425508417819318269532355200.324.387.375.76220623615.335.051.142.3518.623.740.430.16550.0012.92
1981Nashville SoundsSouAAnya-of-1b2590307468117603833461636230.264.363.358.72111023364.276.094.244.33412.644.400.350.000.0028.40
1981Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-of251437671013003001000.189.250.297.54711241.167.108.189.2567.320.000.002.4437.0028.57
1981Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         104344528818614133491637230.256.352.352.70412125405.264.096.238.32612.103.950.330.25344.0028.41
1982Nashville SoundsSouAAnya-1b2613251766152293346256142014420.294.366.379.74519635596.313.085.197.33810.237.050.690.50172.3323.03
1983Nashville SoundsSouAAnya-1b-of2789297358213413713392214430.276.358.357.71510618345.291.081.205.32411.306.380.560.29297.0021.95
1983Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-1b2718639153018107311000.238.324.333.65721472.237.095.222.3059.724.170.431.3963.0026.67
1983Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         107360449716424523462525430.269.352.353.70512722417.282.084.208.32111.036.000.540.48180.0022.68
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter79328654018411102217336443733618315581880.294.369.365.73410461493292.307.071.191.00010.215.560.540.52168.5317.72
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter321001522402111010312000.220.297.320.617326113.211.100.210.0008.852.650.301.7750.0027.27
AA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter7052569354748982114300393429016713551580.291.364.362.7269301332942.305.071.186.0009.865.680.580.48183.5017.78
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5619632718112543361311300.362.458.429.8878410237.378.067.255.00015.195.490.360.42196.0014.08
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter47146466772444135521000000.459.601.6161.2179013198.477.157.568.00026.265.050.192.0236.5019.40
Average Minor - Per 162 games16258582172224369986937312420.294.369.365.73421430673.307.071.191.00010.215.560.540.52168.5317.72

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpct
1983Nashville SoundsSouAAnya-Rel27009.0010100101.02110011002.0018.00----9.000.00-
1983Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-Rel27000.0010100102.0000002000--------9.000.00-
1983Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0003.0020200203.02110031000.676.00----9.000.00-
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter003.0020200203.02110031000.676.00----9.000.00-
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100102.0000002000--------9.000.00-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter009.0010100101.02110011002.0018.00----9.000.00-
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings003.001470147001470220.014773730022073000.676.00----9.000.00-

Fielding Statistics

TopStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978West Haven Yankees EastAAnya22OF115--192157-214207.9671.80------12393.582.7
1979West Haven Yankees EastAAnya231B62--52449648579573.9909.24------12948.144.6
1979West Haven Yankees EastAAnya23OF32--513115554.9821.69------12924.823.0
1980Nashville Sounds SouAAnya24OF31--5921-6261.9841.97------14221.821.7
1980Nashville Sounds SouAAnya241B3--12--112121.0004.00------1422.12.1
1981Nashville Sounds SouAAnya25OF33--504215654.9641.64------9036.723.1
1981Nashville Sounds SouAAnya251B19--1511056166161.9708.47------9021.113.3
1981Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya25OF12--11-1-1211.9170.92------1485.78.6
1982Nashville Sounds SouAAnya261B120--1281511310113451332.99011.10------13290.983.3
1982Nashville Sounds SouAAnya26OF2--1---111.0000.50------1321.51.4
1983Nashville Sounds SouAAnya27OF15--18-1-1918.9471.20------8916.910.3
1983Nashville Sounds SouAAnya271B15--109619116115.9917.67------8916.910.3
1983Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya271B16--1391419154153.9949.56------1888.911.4
1983Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya27P1---1--111.0001.00------185.60.7
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B16--1391419154153.9949.56------160.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF12--11-1-1211.9170.92------120.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1---1--111.0001.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF228--37124122407395.9711.73------2280.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 5 season(s)-   1B219--20771162516522182193.98910.01------2190.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978West Haven Yankees EastAAnya22---------115-
1979West Haven Yankees EastAAnya23--62------32-
1980Nashville Sounds SouAAnya24--3------31-
1981Nashville Sounds SouAAnya25--19------33-
1981Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya25---------12-
1982Nashville Sounds SouAAnya26--120------2-
1983Nashville Sounds SouAAnya27--15------15-
1983Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya271-16--------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1985Oneonta YankeesNYPLA-Minornya29Manager785523.705--1 League Champions
1986Oneonta YankeesNYPLA-Minornya30Manager775918.766--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
1987Fort Lauderdale YankeesFSLA+Minornya31Manager1388553.616--1 League Champions
1988Fort Lauderdale YankeesFSLA+Minornya32Manager1346965.5154.54 
1989Albany/Colonie YankeesEastAAMinornya33Manager1409248.657--1 League Champions
1990New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya34Third Base Coach1626795.41421.07Stump Merrill,Bucky Dent
1991New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya35Third Base Coach1627191.43820.05Stump Merrill
1992New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya36Manager1627686.46920.05 
1993New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya37Manager1628874.5437.02 
1994New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya38Manager1137043.619--1 
1995New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya39Manager1447965.5497.02 Lost in 1st Round (Mariners)
1998Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari42Manager1626597.40133.05 
1999Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari43Manager16210062.617--2 Lost in 1st Round (Mets)
2000Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari44Manager1628577.52512.03 
2003Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex47Manager1627191.43825.04 -
2004Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex48Manager1628973.5493.03 -
2005Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex49Manager1627983.48816.03 -
2006Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex50Manager1628082.49413.03 
2008- --52Analyst.000--None listed
2009- --53Analyst.000--None listed
2010Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal54Manager1626696.40730.05 
2011Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal55Manager1626993.42628.05 
2012Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal56Manager1629369.5742.01 Lost in 1st Round (Yankees)
2013Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal57Manager1628577.52512.03 
2014Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal58Manager1629666.593--1 Lost in ALCS (Royals)
2015Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal59Manager1628181.50012.03 
2016Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal60Manager1628973.5494.02 Lost AL Wild-Card Game (Blue Jays)
2017Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal61Manager1627587.46318.05 
2018Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal62Manager962769.28139.55 
* 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.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [6]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1989Minor League Manager of the Year1
1994American League Manager of the Year1
2004American League Manager of the Year1
2012Baseball America Manager of the Year1
2014American League Manager of the Year ... Baseball America Manager of the Year2