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Shawn AbnerHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1984-1995 MLB Years: 1987-1992
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsOF-946, DH-4Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameShawn Wesley Abner
Height6-1Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJune 17,1966 [51.251]PlaceHamilton,Ohio
High SchoolMechanicsburg Area (Mechanicsburg Area,PA)

DraftedSelected by the New York Mets in the 1st round (1st overall) of the 1984 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$150,500
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1985-NYN-#3 ... 1986-NYN-#2 ... 1988-SDN-#6 ... 1989-SDN-#7
MLB DebutSeptember 8,1987 [21.083]
OrganizationsSDN [5] NYN [4] CAL [1] CHA [1] KCA [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID8016Retrosheet IDabnes001MLBAM ID110025
RelationshipsBrother of Ben Abner
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed47Power61Contact52XBH64RBIs57Runs59Hitting58Durability49Team.519Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1984Kingsport MetsAppRknyn-of1846183325080103596102420210.273.315.481.7968818197.265.208.279.3505.0812.182.405.0818.3036.00
1984Little Falls MetsNYPLA-nyn-of18186871820153651600100.265.311.338.64923374.327.073.103.2966.7621.623.201.3568.0016.67
1984Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         64251396810011401212154020310.271.314.442.75611121271.281.171.231.3355.5414.762.674.0622.8230.88
1985Lynchburg MetsCaroA+nyn-of19139542711633011168987287790710.301.341.485.82626357586.322.184.238.3614.7813.142.752.7333.8834.97
1986Jackson MetsTexAAnyn-of2013451180136298147686237672710.266.303.436.73922351550.285.170.219.3234.1813.823.302.5536.5037.50
1987Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-of2110540660122141111851111266882520.300.351.470.82119136447.334.170.234.3545.8215.212.622.4636.9129.51
1987San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn28of2116475133127102800000.277.306.511.81724649.297.234.298.3484.0816.334.004.0823.5046.15
1988Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-of2263252356416243401113910410.254.284.381.6659622268.282.127.167.2944.1014.553.551.4963.0034.38
1988San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn28of22378361530250141910111.181.225.289.51424589.206.108.145.2294.4921.354.752.2541.5033.33
1989Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-of2356223316011283133175312100.269.322.444.7669921244.319.175.251.3446.9721.723.123.2827.8835.00
1989San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn28of23571021318402141052000121.176.213.275.488286108.198.099.157.2134.6318.524.001.8551.0033.33
1990San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn28of24911841745901152392822113.245.286.310.5965710198.282.065.109.2704.5514.143.110.51184.0022.22
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn28of2553115151941150072511143.165.218.243.461286125.200.078.139.1975.6020.003.570.80115.0031.58
1991California AngelsALMLBcal16of2541101122361291241800003.228.257.366.623379105.259.138.168.2783.8117.144.501.9050.5039.13
1991Totals for MLB-MLB         94216274210231412114311146.194.236.301.5376515230.228.107.153.2354.7818.703.911.3072.0035.71
1992Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAcha-of262079122141022291322120.266.352.342.69427593.313.076.190.3149.6813.981.440.000.0023.81
1992Chicago White SoxALMLBcha45of2697208215810111612123532323.279.323.351.6747312228.326.072.125.3045.2615.352.920.44208.0020.69
1993Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-of27371341433622162282010000.246.294.366.6604910143.277.120.179.2965.5913.992.501.4067.0030.30
1995Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn-of291131380001001700000.258.281.258.5398032.333.000.032.2483.1321.887.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter39284089191394117168431537571014.227.269.323.59227154902.264.096.144.0004.7716.963.561.2276.3628.27
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter6292429345675120376637446441383933182880.278.321.439.76010672232634.305.161.219.0005.2414.922.852.5136.8033.04
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter29211251553085118251691819722001361150.274.322.418.740470941227.311.144.207.0005.8716.302.782.0445.0030.52
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13451180136298147686237672710.266.303.436.73922351550.285.170.219.0004.1813.823.302.5536.5037.50
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter139542711633011168987287790710.301.341.485.82626357586.322.184.238.0004.7813.142.752.7333.8834.97
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter186871820153651600100.265.311.338.64923374.327.073.103.0006.7621.623.201.3568.0016.67
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter46183325080103596102420210.273.315.481.7968818197.265.208.279.0005.0812.182.405.0818.3036.00
San Diego Padres Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter25453156110232846442710043488.207.249.303.55216133569.239.096.147.0004.7517.573.701.4166.3830.00
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter97208215810111612123532323.279.323.351.6747312228.326.072.125.0005.2615.352.920.44208.0020.69
California Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter41101122361291241800003.228.257.366.623379105.259.138.168.0003.8117.144.501.9050.5039.13
Average MLB - Per 162 games162347377916252923186332346.227.269.323.59211222373.264.096.144.0004.7716.963.561.2276.3628.27
Average Minor - Per 162 games162626891743110179612113610182720.278.321.439.76027557678.305.161.219.0005.2414.922.852.5136.8033.04

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1984Kingsport Mets AppRknyn18OF46--8711-8988.9891.91------46100.066.7
1984Little Falls Mets NYPLA-nyn18OF18--4021-4342.9772.33------18100.024.0
1985Lynchburg Mets CaroA+nyn19OF139--3328124352340.9662.45------139100.099.3
1986Jackson Mets TexAAnyn20OF133--3381043352348.9892.62------13499.398.5
1987Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn21OF104--238941251247.9842.38------10599.073.2
1987San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn21OF14--232212725.9261.79------1687.58.6
1988Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn22OF61--147161154148.9612.43------6396.843.6
1988San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn22OF35--551115756.9821.60------3794.621.7
1989Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn23OF55--129611136135.9932.45------5698.238.5
1989San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn23OF51--67---67671.0001.31------5789.531.5
1990San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn24OF62--10811-110109.9911.76------9168.138.3
1991California AngelsALMLBcal25OF38--723-175751.0001.97------4192.723.5
1991California AngelsALMLBcal25DH3---------------417.31.9
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25OF39--861--87871.0002.23------5373.624.1
1992Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcha26OF20--641-165651.0003.25------20100.014.1
1992Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26DH1---------------971.00.6
1992Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26OF94--1552--1571571.0001.67------9796.958.0
1993Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca27OF34--754128079.9882.32------3791.923.6
1995Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn29OF3--2---221.0000.67------1127.32.1
MLB Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF333--5661043580576.9931.73------3330.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH4---------------40.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF277--65521126688676.9832.44------2770.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF133--3381043352348.9892.62------1330.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF139--3328124352340.9662.45------1390.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF18--4021-4342.9772.33------180.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF46--8711-8988.9891.91------460.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1984Kingsport Mets AppRknyn18---------46-
1984Little Falls Mets NYPLA-nyn18---------18-
1985Lynchburg Mets CaroA+nyn19---------139-
1986Jackson Mets TexAAnyn20---------133-
1987Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn21---------104-
1987San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn21---------14-
1988Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn22---------61-
1988San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn22---------35-
1989Las Vegas Stars PCLAAAsdn23---------55-
1989San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn23---------51-
1990San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn24---------62-
1991California AngelsALMLBcal25---------383
1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25---------39-
1992Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAcha26---------20-
1992Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26---------941
1993Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca27---------34-
1995Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn29---------3-

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1985Carolina League Most Valuable Player1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1992-04-03ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
1992-03-25Released by Angels. 
1991-07-30TradeTraded by Padres to Angels for Jack Howell. 
1986-12-11TradeTraded by Mets with Kevin Brown, Kevin Armstrong, Kevin Mitchell and Stan Jefferson to Padres for Adam Ging, Gene Walter and Kevin McReynolds. 
* 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
1984New York Mets-18150,500-------150,500Signing Bonus out of 1984 Draft (1st round - 1st overall)
1987San Diego PadresTeam Payroll2160,000-59531-344,90660,000210,500
1988San Diego PadresTeam Payroll2263,500-6022615392,10762,500274,000
1989San Diego PadresTeam Payroll2377,500-5662530429,80262,500351,500
1990San Diego PadresTeam Payroll24105,000-6112613515,727100,000456,500
1991California AngelsTeam Payroll25180,000-4642634742,231100,000636,500
1991San Diego PadresTeam Payroll25180,000-4641934742,231100,000636,500
1992Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll26297,500-4381846962,245109,000934,000
* 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