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Deion SandersTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1986-2001 MLB Years: 1989-2001
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PositionsOF-650, CF-81, LF-49, DH-6, RF-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDeion Luwynn Sanders
Height6-1Weight195BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateAugust 9,1967 [51.067]PlaceFort Myers,Florida
High SchoolNorth Fort Myers (Fort Myers,FL)
CollegeFlorida State University (Tallahassee,FL)

DraftedSelected by the New York Yankees [Team Picks] in the 30th round (781st overall) of the 1988 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Kansas City Royals [Team Picks] in the 6th round (149th overall) of the 1985 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsBob Hartsfield
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1989-NYA-#2 ... 1990-MLB-#53
MLB DebutMay 31,1989 [21.296]
OrganizationsCIN [5] ATL [4] NYA [3] SFN [1] TOR [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID7605Retrosheet IDsandd001MLBAM ID121668
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Player Notes:   Played Cornerback in the NFL 1989-2005
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed95Power59Contact63XBH58RBIs38Runs71Hitting60Durability39Team.529Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1986Florida StateCollegeFrcf-lf181660212041114115121301100.333.438.483.92129674.404.150.450.41016.2217.571.081.3560.0030.00
1987Florida StateCollegeSocf-lf1960210415684321278213232100.267.340.386.7268115237.301.119.310.3248.8613.501.521.2770.0026.79
1988Gulf Coast YankeesGCLRknya-of201775721420611221010100.280.304.387.69129679.318.107.253.3072.5312.665.000.000.0028.57
1988Fort Lauderdale YankeesFSLA+nya-of20621592002201301000.429.455.524.97911223.500.095.238.4384.3513.043.000.000.0022.22
1988Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-of20520331000111421000.150.261.200.4614124.188.050.100.2294.1716.674.000.000.0033.33
1988Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         281161533720814341732100.284.323.379.702449126.330.095.224.3163.1713.494.250.000.0027.27
1989Albany/Colonie YankeesEastAAnya-of213311928342216175112071010.286.380.361.741435138.337.075.269.3437.9714.491.820.72119.0014.71
1989Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-of21702593872127530167224814310.278.333.436.76911324289.321.158.278.3437.6116.612.181.7351.8033.33
1989Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         103378661061496363312336885320.280.348.413.76115629427.326.133.275.3437.7315.932.061.4163.0027.36
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya24of2114477112027103800010.234.280.404.68419450.243.170.255.3016.0016.002.674.0023.5036.36
1990Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-of22228421277121091171521100.321.442.500.9424210105.368.179.476.42316.1914.290.881.9042.0037.04
1990New York YankeesALMLBnya21of22571332421223982132711102.158.236.271.507367149.173.113.256.2368.7218.122.082.0144.3333.33
1991Richmond BravesILAAAatl-of2329130203463516124102800100.262.312.469.7816114141.296.207.346.3457.0919.862.803.5526.0041.18
1991Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl24of2354110162112413113122300001.191.270.345.615387122.205.154.336.2819.8418.851.923.2827.5033.33
1992Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl24of24973035492614828269185221105.304.346.495.84115028325.344.191.307.3745.5416.002.892.4637.8830.43
1993Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl24of25952724275186628197164231233.276.321.452.77312330294.305.176.279.3355.4414.292.632.0445.3340.00
1994Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl24of26461913255100421197162811214.288.343.403.7467714211.317.115.262.3297.5813.271.751.9047.7525.45
1994Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin12of264618426517407199163521001.277.342.359.7016611203.342.082.223.3177.8817.242.190.000.0021.57
1994Totals for NL-NL         92375581061744283816326332215.283.342.381.72314325414.329.098.243.3237.7315.221.970.9793.7523.58
1995Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcin-of2727140012100100000.571.5711.0001.571717.600.429.571.6740.0014.290.0014.297.0025.00
1995Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin21of273312919312311016391822200.240.296.326.622426144.268.086.256.2806.2512.502.000.69129.0019.35
1995San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn21of275221429619551886184221001.285.346.444.7909519235.335.159.252.3497.6617.872.332.1342.8031.15
1995Totals for NL-NL         853434892118628249276043201.268.327.399.72613725379.308.131.254.3237.1215.832.221.5857.1727.17
1997Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin21cf29115465531271375235613346762224.273.329.363.69216925509.309.090.256.3106.6813.161.970.9893.0019.69
2000Louisville RiverBatsILAAAcin-of32251051321113710414901102.200.292.314.606335121.191.114.305.27611.577.440.642.4835.0023.81
2001Louisville RiverBatsILAAAcin2of33197412344519632432000.459.494.6891.183511081.478.230.297.5022.474.942.001.2374.0029.41
2001Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAtor12of3325107152771165471212002.252.304.364.668399117.277.112.187.2945.9810.261.710.85107.0033.33
2001Totals for IL-IL         44181276111621511791644002.337.381.497.8789019198.362.160.232.3794.558.081.781.0190.5031.15
2001Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2lf33327561320143441022002.173.235.240.47518383.188.067.107.2184.8212.052.501.2075.0023.08
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter641212330855872433916818663159352211210723.263.319.392.7118331542325.298.129.262.0006.8415.142.211.6854.4427.60
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter2531001163286462219949031871541713724.286.351.433.784433871125.320.147.293.0007.7313.691.771.6952.6830.42
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter19577912221838181778592473120911614.280.346.440.78634373878.310.160.299.0008.3113.671.641.9445.8233.49
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter3512629382228185112171010.302.389.397.786506145.350.095.286.0007.5914.481.911.3863.0015.79
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter621592002201301000.429.455.524.97911223.500.095.238.0004.3513.043.000.000.0022.22
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1775721420611221010100.280.304.387.69129679.318.107.253.0002.5312.665.000.000.0028.57
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter7627062761254353813334533200.281.364.407.77111021311.323.126.341.00010.6114.471.361.2967.5027.63
Atlanta Braves Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter29287614424335222290752662145635413.277.328.443.77138879952.310.166.292.0006.5115.232.342.3139.8232.51
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2268531042222414744942963130127427.260.319.346.66529545939.299.086.236.0006.7113.842.060.75121.8620.27
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5221429619551886184221001.285.346.444.7909519235.335.159.252.0007.6617.872.332.1342.8031.15
New York Yankees Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter7118031324251692163511112.178.247.306.5535511199.191.128.256.0008.0417.592.192.5136.0034.38
Average MLB - Per 162 games16253778141181110424716408953326.263.319.392.71121139588.298.129.262.0006.8415.142.211.6854.4427.60
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626411041832914126058205699118413.286.351.433.78427756720.320.147.293.0007.7313.691.771.6952.6830.42

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1988Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya20OF17--3312-3634.9442.00------17100.027.0
1988Fort Lauderdale Yankees FSLA+nya20OF6--222--24241.0004.00------6100.04.5
1988Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya20OF5--13---13131.0002.60------5100.03.5
1989Albany/Colonie Yankees EastAAnya21OF33--793--82821.0002.48------33100.023.6
1989Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya21OF69--165-4-169165.9762.39------7098.647.3
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya21OF14--3011-3231.9692.21------14100.08.7
1990Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya22OF22--491--50501.0002.27------22100.015.1
1990New York YankeesALMLBnya22OF42--692217371.9731.69------5773.725.9
1990New York YankeesALMLBnya22DH4---------------577.02.5
1991Richmond Braves ILAAAatl23OF29--731117574.9872.55------29100.020.1
1991Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl23OF44--5733-6360.9521.36------5481.527.2
1992Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl24OF75--17443-181178.9832.37------9777.346.3
1993Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25OF60--137121140138.9862.30------9563.237.0
1994Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl26OF46--99-2-10199.9802.15------46100.040.4
1994Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26OF45--1102--1121121.0002.49------4697.839.5
1995Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin27OF1--31-1441.0004.00------250.00.7
1995San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn27OF52--127-2-129127.9842.44------52100.036.1
1995Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27OF33--882319390.9682.73------33100.022.9
1997Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29CF77--168231173170.9832.21------11567.047.5
1997Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29LF37--6611-6867.9851.81------11532.222.8
2000Louisville RiverBats ILAAAcin32OF25--493115352.9812.08------25100.017.4
2001Louisville RiverBats ILAAAcin33OF19--36-1-3736.9731.89------19100.013.2
2001Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor33OF13--171--18181.0001.38------2552.09.0
2001Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33LF12-94213-124241.0002.000.26-----3237.57.4
2001Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33CF4-35131--14141.0003.500.40-----3212.52.5
2001Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33DH2---------------326.31.2
2001Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33RF1---------------323.10.6
MLB Totals for OF - 7 season(s)-   OF411--89115183924906.9812.20------4110.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 2 season(s)-   CF81-35181331187184.9842.275.26-----810.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF49-94874119291.9891.860.97-----490.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH6---------------60.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF182--402672415408.9832.24------1820.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF34--824-186861.0002.53------340.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF6--222--24241.0004.00------60.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF17--3312-3634.9442.00------170.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1988Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya20---------17-
1988Fort Lauderdale Yankees FSLA+nya20---------6-
1988Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya20---------5-
1989Albany/Colonie Yankees EastAAnya21---------33-
1989Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya21---------69-
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya21---------14-
1990Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya22---------22-
1990New York YankeesALMLBnya22---------424
1991Richmond Braves ILAAAatl23---------29-
1991Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl23---------44-
1992Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl24---------75-
1993Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25---------60-
1994Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl26---------46-
1994Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26---------45-
1995Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin27---------1-
1995San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn27---------52-
1995Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27---------33-
1997Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29------3777---
2000Louisville RiverBats ILAAAcin32---------25-
2001Louisville RiverBats ILAAAcin33---------19-
2001Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor33---------13-
2001Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33------1241-2

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs53000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2001-07-27Released by Blue Jays. 
2001-06-27ContractSigned as Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
2001-06-22Released by Reds. 
2001-02-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
2001-01-26Contract voided by Reds. 
2001-01-24ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
2000-11-10Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2000-01-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1999-12-21Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1998-02-03ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1997-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1997-02-17ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1995-12-20Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1995-07-21TradeTraded by Reds with David McCarty, Scott Service, John Roper and Ricky Pickett to Giants for Dave Burba, Darren Lewis and Mark Portugal. 
1994-05-29TradeTraded by Braves to Reds for Roger Etheridge and Roberto Kelly. 
1991-01-30ContractSigned as Free Agent by Braves. 
1990-09-24Released by Yankees. 
* 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

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1989New York YankeesTeam Payroll2162,500-69136-429,80262,50062,500
1990New York YankeesTeam Payroll22100,000-64936-515,727100,000162,500
1991Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll23660,000-2861360742,231100,000822,500
1992Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll24600,000-3331759962,245109,0001,422,500
1993Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll253,166,667-82592++968,431109,0004,589,167
1994Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll263,632,513-61594++957,101109,0008,221,680
1994Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll263,632,513-61694++957,101109,0008,221,680
1995San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll273,666,667-89391++999,520109,00011,888,347
1995Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll273,666,667-89491++999,520109,00011,888,347
1997Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll291,200,000-2611171++1,182,177150,00013,088,347
2001Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll33200,000-77149-1,897,758200,00013,288,347
* 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