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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Vernon D. Followell
Stat Years
1979-1985
Height/Weight
5-11 / 165
Bats/Throws
Both / Right
Positions
SS (642) ... 2B (117) ... 3B (18) ... 1B (1)
Draft Position
SS
Born Date/Place
High School
Millikan (Long Beach,CA)
Colleges
UCLA (Los Angeles, California)
Draft
Selected by the Detroit Tigers in Round #8 (#195 overall) of the 1979 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
Service Time
Organizations
DET [4] HOU [3]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 78828
Relations
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1979Bristol TigersAppRkdet-21ss1261031633504175116601100.320.408.485.893121509.359.165.30913.224.960.3825.83.3127.3
    1979Montgomery RebelsSouAAdet-21ss14314811395001931241723300.264.367.297.664180445.209.033.29113.339.440.710.00.0012.8
    1980Montgomery RebelsSouAAdet-22ss21434885212917224764605066600.264.348.320.66856615621.182.056.28710.608.830.83244.00.3516.3
    1981Birmingham BaronsSouAAdet-23ss392334459313322831343802010.278.345.353.69837011818.183.075.3109.1910.271.12167.00.5419.4
    1981Evansville TripletsAmerAAAdet-23ss32882714300203111013000.171.277.207.48497173.134.036.19411.3410.310.910.00.0021.4
    1982Birmingham BaronsSouAAdet-24ss411387123005006400210.316.391.395.78646153.237.079.33313.048.700.670.00.0025.0
    1982Evansville TripletsAmerAAAdet-24ss4103327467710133562292509110.235.297.300.5973669814.165.065.2477.926.830.86109.00.8218.2
    1983Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-25ss59230827749012122483306040.240.343.279.6223628610.195.039.26613.269.120.69308.00.2813.5
    1984Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-26ss690309368313033076432813530.269.355.340.69536110516.214.071.28311.917.760.65103.00.8319.3
    1984Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-26ss64618232523912503242703110.286.367.418.7852107613.247.132.32911.4312.861.13182.00.4825.0
    1985Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-272b71143554288101140424533112620.248.329.290.61941910312.175.042.26610.747.880.73355.00.2413.6
    Minor League Totals78826743216949116172693625340271114825130.260.343.325.6683098868124.196.065.28110.978.750.80157.30.5517.9
    Minor: Rk Totals261031633504175116601100.320.408.485.893121509.359.165.30913.224.960.3825.83.3127.3
    Minor: AA Totals4711625178430605815021142151709201690.265.351.322.673188552473.194.057.28811.419.020.79203.10.4217.0
    Minor: AAA Totals29194612723126115102101010995227840.244.321.311.632109229442.182.067.2659.988.700.87189.20.4618.2
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1985Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-271---0018.0010001101.03220000003.0027.000.000.000.0018.000.00.000
    1985Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAAA----271---0018.0010001101.03220000003.0027.000.000.000.0018.002.00.000
    Minor League Totals0018.0010001101.03220000003.0027.000.000.000.0018.002.00.000
    Minor: AAA Totals0018.0010001101.03220000003.0027.000.000.000.0018.002.00.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1979Bristol TigersAppRk21SS2600.05688415148144.9735.500.0037.7100.01
    1979Montgomery RebelsSouAA213B600.019121110.9091.700.004.214.04
    1979Montgomery RebelsSouAA21SS3700.0681321125211200.9485.400.0025.986.02
    1980Montgomery RebelsSouAA22SS14300.02264692569720695.9654.900.0099.3100.01
    1981Birmingham BaronsSouAA23SS9100.01562931752466449.9644.900.0064.598.91
    1981Evansville TripletsAmerAAA232B700.01921554540.8895.700.005.125.04
    1981Evansville TripletsAmerAAA23SS1900.030674710197.9605.100.0014.067.92
    1982Birmingham BaronsSouAA24SS1100.01728274745.9574.100.007.7100.04
    1982Evansville TripletsAmerAAA241B100.01000111.0001.000.000.81.06
    1982Evansville TripletsAmerAAA242B2900.05375114129128.9924.400.0021.828.23
    1982Evansville TripletsAmerAAA243B1200.0390112121.0001.000.009.011.74
    1982Evansville TripletsAmerAAA24SS5900.0871821033279269.9644.600.0044.457.31
    1983Columbus AstrosSouAA25SS9200.01783311770526509.9685.500.0064.3100.01
    1984Columbus AstrosSouAA26SS9000.01443161761477460.9645.100.0064.3100.01
    1984Tucson TorosPCLAAA26SS4600.081135725223216.9694.700.0032.9100.02
    1985Tucson TorosPCLAAA272B8100.01812591146451440.9765.400.0057.971.11
    1985Tucson TorosPCLAAA27SS2800.04596414145141.9725.000.0020.024.63
    AAA Totals - (1B)1001000111.0001.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (2B)117002533551765625608.9735.200.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)1200390112121.0001.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (SS)152002434802579748723.9674.800.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (3B)60019121110.9091.700.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (SS)4640078915698928424472358.9645.100.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (SS)26005688415148144.9735.500.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1979Minor----663-----
    1980Minor-----143-----
    1981Minor---7-110-----
    1982Minor--1291270-----
    1983Minor-----92-----
    1984Minor-----136-----
    1985Minor---81-28-----
    Totals--111718642-----