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Magglio OrdonezTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: MLB Years: 1997-2011
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PositionsRF-1719, OF-609, DH-101, CF-27Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMagglio Ordonez
Height6-0Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 28,1974 [44.317]PlaceCaracas,Venezuela

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1991 by the Chicago White Sox.Service Time14.032 (2011)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1998-MLB-#56
MLB DebutAugust 29,1997 [23.213]
OrganizationsCHA [13] DET [7] Awards24Awards Voting6-365
TBC Player ID638Retrosheet IDordom001MLBAM ID120044
RelationshipsFather of Magglio Ordonez
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (OF) in 1998
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed55Power69Contact80XBH60RBIs78Runs56Hitting79Durability68Team.516Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1992Gulf Coast White SoxGCLRkcha-of1838111172010211464132620100.180.276.333.6093713127.224.153.288.28110.2420.472.000.79111.0065.00
1993Hickory CrawdadsSALAcha-of1984273325914432055266602000.216.284.330.6149021301.275.114.209.2798.6421.932.541.0091.0035.59
1994Hickory CrawdadsSALAcha-of201324908614424511691674557173111.294.353.431.78421140546.313.137.247.3458.2410.441.272.0144.5527.78
1995Prince William CannonsCaroA+cha-of211314876111624212651154171304016.238.299.370.66918038535.255.132.228.2997.6613.271.732.2440.5832.76
1996Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha-of221304796612641018679103974910116.263.330.461.79122159528.279.198.278.3457.3914.021.903.4126.6146.83
1997Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcha-of2313552365172293149014103261229518.329.364.476.84024946568.346.147.216.3635.6310.741.912.4637.3626.74
1997Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30rf232169122260411122801001.319.338.580.918401072.316.261.275.3922.7811.114.005.5617.2545.45
1998Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30rf24145535701512521465972853924119.282.326.415.74122241578.290.133.189.3264.849.171.892.4238.2127.15
1999Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30rf25157624100188343301171364764105424.301.349.510.85931867677.295.209.295.3676.949.451.364.4320.8035.64
2000Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30rf261535881021853433212618460642015328.315.371.546.91732169665.302.231.357.3879.029.621.074.8118.3837.30
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30rf2716059397181401311132577070503714.305.382.533.91531672671.303.228.376.38810.4310.431.004.6219.1339.78
2002Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30rf2815359011618947138135755377703221.320.381.597.97835286653.316.277.369.4158.1211.791.455.8215.5345.50
2003Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30rf29160606951924632999955773704120.317.380.546.92633178674.321.229.330.3968.4610.831.284.3020.9040.63
2004Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30rf305220232598293702162230124.292.351.485.8369819222.291.193.262.3577.219.911.384.0522.4432.20
2005Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-of31414331012002300000.214.313.500.8137216.200.286.429.34812.5018.751.506.2514.0066.67
2005Detroit TigersALMLBdet30rf3182305389217084600303510718.302.359.436.79513325343.312.134.233.3468.7510.201.172.3338.1327.17
2006Detroit TigersALMLBdet30rf321555938217732124104144587404313.298.350.477.82728357646.315.179.250.3556.9713.471.933.7224.7132.20
2007Detroit TigersALMLBdet30rf3315759511721654028139417679205820.363.434.5951.02935482678.381.232.365.43811.2111.651.044.1321.2537.96
2008West Michigan WhitecapsMidwAdet-3414110000000000000.250.250.250.500104.250.000.000.2240.000.000.000.000.000.00
2008Detroit TigersALMLBdet30rf341465617217832221103155376306227.317.376.494.87027755623.334.177.264.3788.5112.201.433.3726.7130.90
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet30rf3513146554144242950315165002219.310.376.428.80419935518.344.118.232.3569.8512.551.271.7451.6724.31
2010Detroit TigersALMLBdet30rf368432356981711259104038002014.303.378.474.85215330365.313.171.297.37510.9610.410.953.2926.9230.61
2011Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-rf379373111026002900002.297.333.486.81918339.346.189.243.3585.1323.084.505.1318.5027.27
2011Detroit TigersALMLBdet30rf37923293384100532212341104010.255.303.331.63410915357.275.076.149.2846.4411.481.781.4065.8017.86
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter184869781076215642621294123694506518524536536242.309.369.502.87135067417742.316.193.293.0008.4111.001.313.8023.7334.37
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter664241833465214416623336141200367171217763.270.328.419.74710142222664.294.149.241.0007.5113.781.842.3339.0034.05
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter14857471186313179814103673229520.324.361.477.83827451623.343.153.223.0005.7811.722.032.7333.7627.42
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1304796612641018679103974910116.263.330.461.79122159528.279.198.278.0007.3914.021.903.4126.6146.83
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1314876111624212651154171304016.238.299.370.66918038535.255.132.228.0007.6613.271.732.2440.5832.76
A Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2177671192043891489211271123193111.266.328.394.72230261851.300.128.232.0008.3414.451.731.6554.7929.90
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter38111172010211464132620100.180.276.333.6093713127.224.153.288.00010.2420.472.000.79111.0065.00
Chicago White Sox Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter1001380762411672401518770382383334313433520131.307.364.525.88919984424212.304.218.317.0007.9110.231.294.4420.3637.87
Detroit Tigers Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter8473171452989186610753312123184211103016111.312.373.476.84915082993530.330.164.264.0009.0111.931.323.0329.6430.23
Average MLB - Per 162 games1626129418937226108845775406321.309.369.502.87130765679.316.193.293.0008.4111.001.313.8023.7334.37
Average Minor - Per 162 games16259081159354158115104990434215.270.328.419.74724754650.294.149.241.0007.5113.781.842.3339.0034.05

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1992Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRkcha18OF28--262--28281.0001.00------3873.747.5
1993Hickory Crawdads SALAcha19OF72--1311062147141.9591.96------8485.751.4
1994Hickory Crawdads SALAcha20OF126--2751662297291.9802.31------13295.590.0
1995Prince William Cannons CaroA+cha21OF130--256561267261.9782.01------13199.281.3
1996Birmingham Barons SouAAcha22OF129--2311263249243.9761.88------13099.292.8
1997Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcha23OF121--27885-291286.9832.36------13589.684.6
1997Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23RF19--431--44441.0002.32------2190.511.8
1998Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24RF136--276751288283.9832.08------14593.884.0
1998Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24CF22--473-150501.0002.27------14515.213.6
1999Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25RF153--3311234346343.9912.24------15797.595.0
1999Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25DH2---------------1571.31.2
2000Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26RF152-13222801253297292.9831.920.22-----15399.393.8
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27RF155-1328285115-301296.9831.910.22-----16096.995.7
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27DH3---------------1601.91.9
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27CF1-11---111.0001.001.00-----1600.60.6
2002Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28RF150-128928384-295291.9861.940.23-----15398.092.6
2002Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28DH1---------------1530.70.6
2003Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29RF1541541324316721325323.9942.100.24-----16096.395.1
2003Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29CF43255---551.0001.250.20-----1602.52.5
2003Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29DH2---------------1601.31.2
2004Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30RF43433649511-9796.9902.230.26-----5282.726.5
2004Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30DH7---------------5213.54.3
2005Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet31OF3--3---331.0001.00------475.02.1
2005Detroit TigersALMLBdet31RF817967213951-145144.9931.780.21-----8298.850.0
2005Detroit TigersALMLBdet31DH1---------------821.20.6
2006Detroit TigersALMLBdet32RF1481471268258971274267.9741.800.21-----15595.591.4
2006Detroit TigersALMLBdet32DH65--------------1553.93.7
2007Detroit TigersALMLBdet33RF1431421221261412266265.9961.850.22-----15791.188.3
2007Detroit TigersALMLBdet33DH14---------------1578.98.6
2008Detroit TigersALMLBdet34RF135134114422085-233228.9791.690.20-----14692.583.3
2008Detroit TigersALMLBdet34DH10---------------1466.86.2
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet35RF104102796149621157155.9871.490.19-----13179.463.8
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet35DH21---------------13116.012.9
2010Detroit TigersALMLBdet36RF7171608135733145142.9792.000.23-----8484.543.8
2010Detroit TigersALMLBdet36DH13---------------8415.58.0
2011Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet37RF6--13-1-1413.9292.17------966.74.2
2011Detroit TigersALMLBdet37RF6968471857-392921.0001.330.20-----9275.042.6
MLB Totals for RF - 15 season(s)-   RF1713940118073156105441933053261.9871.900.28-----17130.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 11 season(s)-   DH805--------------800.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 3 season(s)-   CF27326533-156561.0002.072.15-----270.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF124--28185-294289.9832.33------1240.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF6--13-1-1413.9292.17------60.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF129--2311263249243.9761.88------1290.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF130--256561267261.9782.01------1300.00.0
A Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF198--40626124444432.9732.18------1980.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF28--262--28281.0001.00------280.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1992Gulf Coast White Sox GCLRkcha18---------28-
1993Hickory Crawdads SALAcha19---------72-
1994Hickory Crawdads SALAcha20---------126-
1995Prince William Cannons CaroA+cha21---------130-
1996Birmingham Barons SouAAcha22---------129-
1997Nashville Sounds AmerAAAcha23---------121-
1997Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23--------19--
1998Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24-------22136--
1999Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25--------153-2
2000Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26--------152--
2001Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27-------1155-3
2002Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28--------150-1
2003Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29-------4154-2
2004Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30--------43-7
2005Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet31---------3-
2005Detroit TigersALMLBdet31--------81-1
2006Detroit TigersALMLBdet32--------148-6
2007Detroit TigersALMLBdet33--------143-14
2008Detroit TigersALMLBdet34--------135-10
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet35--------104-21
2010Detroit TigersALMLBdet36--------71-13
2011Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet37--------6--
2011Detroit TigersALMLBdet37--------69--

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2000Chicago White SoxDiv SeriesMLB26311020101102200000.182.308.364.6724113.222.182.45515.3815.381.000.000.0050.00
2006VenezuelaWBCTournament32520120000001300000.100.143.100.2432021.118.000.0504.7614.293.000.000.000.00
2006Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB3214437124014004610002.279.354.442.79619548.306.163.2568.3312.501.502.0843.0041.67
2006Detroit TigersDiv SeriesMLB32415341012011200001.267.313.533.8468216.250.266.2676.2512.502.006.2515.0050.00
2006Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB32417340026002200001.235.316.588.90410219.154.353.47110.5310.531.0010.538.5050.00
2006Detroit TigersWorld SeriesMLB32519220000001400000.105.150.105.2552020.133.000.0535.0020.004.000.000.000.00
2007Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB33236031770014014920203.283.338.400.73824768.321.117.1675.8813.242.250.000.0041.18
2008Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB3423697235019003410104.333.365.449.81431674.338.116.1594.055.411.331.3569.0026.09
2009VenezuelaWBCTournament35827351000004500000.185.290.222.5126131.227.037.18512.9016.131.250.000.0020.00
2009Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB351235370000016810001.200.333.200.5337042.259.000.14314.2919.051.330.000.000.00
2010Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB36195491940313005500000.352.407.5931.00032759.348.241.3338.478.471.005.0818.0036.84
2011Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB37205731450120051100103.246.302.386.68822663.283.140.2287.9417.462.201.5957.0042.86
2011Detroit TigersDiv SeriesMLB37411151000001200001.455.500.5451.0456112.556.090.1828.3316.672.000.000.0020.00
2011Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB3712000000001100011.000.333.000.333003.000.000.50033.3333.331.000.000.000.00
World Baseball Classic Totals - 2 yrs1347471000005800000.149.231.170.4018152.179.021.1289.6215.381.600.000.0014.29
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs1113183292250642022743504013.289.350.425.77513531354.315.136.2147.6312.151.591.6953.0033.70
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 3 yrs11374112113114600002.297.366.486.85218441.333.189.2979.7614.631.502.4437.0036.36
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs519340026003300012.211.318.526.84410222.143.315.47413.6413.641.009.099.5050.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs519220000001400000.105.150.105.2552020.133.000.0535.0020.004.000.000.000.00

Awards [24]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1997American Association All-Star (OF) ... American Association Player of the Year ... American Association Rookie of the Year ... Triple A All-Star Team (OF)4
1998Winter League All-Star (OF)1
1999Chicago White Sox Player of the Year1
2000AL Silver Slugger Award (OF) ... American League Player of the Week (June 26-July 2)2
2001American League Player of the Week (June 11-June 17) ... Chicago Cubs Player of the Year2
2002AL Silver Slugger Award (OF) ... American League Player of the Week (May 6-May 12) ... American League Player of the Week (August 5-August 11) ... American League Player of the Week (September 16-September 22) ... Baseball America First-Team Major League All-Star (OF) ... Chicago White Sox Player of the Year6
2003AL Player of the Month (July)1
2004American League Player of the Week (April 5-April 11)1
2007AL Player of the Month (August) ... AL Silver Slugger Award (OF) ... American League Player of the Week (April 23-April 29) ... Detroit Tigers Player of the Year ... Major League 1st All-Star (end of season) (OF)5
2008American League Player of the Week (May 19-May 25)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2012-06-03RFFree Agent -RetiredRetiredAnnounced retirement38.126  
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-10-30Free AgentGranted free agency 
2011-06-13InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-05-13InjuredDisabled -- Right ankle 
2010-12-17ContractSigned by Tigers 
2010-11-07Free AgentGranted free agency 
2010-10-06InjuredActivated from DL 
2010-07-25InjuredDisabled -- Fractured Right Ankle 
2009-05-22InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-07-17InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-06-29InjuredDisabled -- Pulled oblique 
2005-07-01InjuredActivated from DL 
2005-04-15InjuredDisabled -- hernia 
2005-02-07ContractSigned by Tigers (5-years) 
2004-10-28Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2004-07-23InjuredDisabled -- bone marrow edema in his left knee 
2004-07-08InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-06-04InjuredDisabled -- inflammation and soreness in his left knee 
1991-05-18ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
* 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
1997Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll23150,000-76636-1,182,177150,000150,000
1998Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll24175,000-75721161,276,192170,000325,000
1999Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll25305,000-5469401,454,491200,000630,000
2000Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll26425,000-49513461,394,248200,0001,055,000
2001Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll273,750,000-179781++1,897,758200,0004,805,000
2002Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll286,500,000-93290++2,011,045200,00011,305,000
2003Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll299,000,000-53294++2,163,527300,00020,305,000
2004Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll3014,000,000-16199++2,070,100300,00034,305,000
2005Detroit TigersTeam Payroll317,200,000-100490++2,189,055300,00041,505,000
2006Detroit TigersTeam Payroll3216,200,000-91100++2,365,072327,00057,705,000
2007Detroit TigersTeam Payroll3313,200,000-25198++2,459,737380,00070,905,000
2008Detroit TigersTeam Payroll3415,768,174-15199++2,696,252390,00086,673,174
2009Detroit TigersTeam Payroll3518,971,596-71100++2,746,792400,000105,644,770
2010Detroit TigersTeam Payroll3617,825,976-17299++2,812,412400,000123,470,746
2011Detroit TigersTeam Payroll3710,000,00014.03277592++2,722,607414,000133,470,746
* 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