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Matt AlexanderTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1968-1981 MLB Years: 1973-1981
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PositionsOF-126, 3B-49, DH-37, SS-13, 2B-10Position when Drafted3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMatthew Alexander
Height5-11Weight169BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 30,1947 [71.171]PlaceShreveport,Louisiana
High SchoolBethune (Shreveport,LA)
CollegeGrambling State University (Grambling,LA)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago Cubs [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (35th overall) of the 1968 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutAugust 23,1973 [26.205]
OrganizationsCHN [6] PIT [4] OAK [3] Awards0
TBC Player ID8109Retrosheet IDalexm101MLBAM ID110130
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed98Power32Contact56XBH34RBIs18Runs81Hitting50Durability16Team.512Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1968CaldwellPioRk-2135142273732110000000000.261.261.331.592476142.255.070.070.2680.000.000.000.70142.0016.22
1969QuincyMidwA-22712666573135832000000000.274.274.451.72512026266.252.177.177.3230.000.000.003.0133.2535.62
1969San AntonioTexAA-2230109173332113000000000.303.303.394.697436109.296.091.092.3130.000.000.000.92109.0018.18
1969Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         10137582106167945000000000.283.283.435.71816332375.265.152.152.3200.000.000.002.4041.6730.19
1972MidlandTexAA-2512446078124182545000000000.270.270.350.62016125460.262.080.080.2810.000.000.001.0992.0020.16
1973WichitaAmerAAA-2610642761132223251000000000.309.309.389.69816627427.306.080.080.3140.000.000.000.47213.5020.45
1973Chicago CubsNLMLBchn42of26125410001201100000.200.333.200.533106.250.000.600.27116.6716.671.000.000.000.00
1974WichitaAmerAAA-2730120263321212000000000.275.275.358.633435120.263.083.083.2880.000.000.001.6760.0015.15
1974Chicago CubsNLMLBchn423b2745541511210084121217012.204.358.278.63615374.262.074.370.30816.2216.221.000.000.0027.27
1975WichitaAmerAAA-28732480028000000000.250.250.438.68814232.200.188.188.3090.000.000.006.2516.0025.00
1975Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31dh-of286310161000017101100000.100.182.100.2821011.111.000.800.1499.099.091.000.000.000.00
1976Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31of-dh29613016100002070500000.033.033.033.0661030.040.000.433.0310.0016.670.000.000.000.00
1977Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2of3090422410100226144601000.238.304.262.56611147.278.024.405.2668.5112.771.500.000.0010.00
1979Buffalo BisonsEastAApit-3b32321342642100516130121800100.313.367.500.8676715147.330.187.373.3838.1612.241.503.4026.8035.71
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit36of32441316701011310000000.538.538.6921.2309113.538.1541.077.5440.000.000.000.000.0014.29
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit36of3337313110001030000000.333.333.6671.000213.333.3342.667.4330.000.000.000.000.00100.00
1981Portland BeaversPCLAAApit-of342710813351308114101202000.324.381.389.770424120.365.065.222.3558.3310.001.200.000.0011.43
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit36of341511540000320100000.364.364.364.7284011.400.000.091.3330.009.090.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter37416811136420410342182618012.214.294.262.556446195.254.048.518.0009.2313.331.440.000.0016.67
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter4621798317517721826195244223002100.288.296.391.6877031161823.282.103.127.0001.211.651.361.4369.1522.44
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter170687104208257679114101202000.303.313.386.69926538699.302.083.108.0001.431.721.200.86114.5018.27
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1867031211993141174130121800100.283.295.385.68027146716.279.102.138.0001.682.511.501.5463.9123.12
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter712666573135832000000000.274.274.451.72512026266.252.177.177.0000.000.000.003.0133.2535.62
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter35142273732110000000000.261.261.331.592476142.255.070.070.0000.000.000.000.70142.0016.22
Oakland Athletics Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2148256121002633151201000.146.195.159.35413188.171.013.463.0005.6813.642.400.000.008.33
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter575919122101104131317012.203.356.271.62716380.261.068.390.00016.2516.251.000.000.0025.00
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter10327361211013070100000.444.444.5561.00015227.462.112.963.0000.003.700.000.000.0016.67
Average MLB - Per 162 games1627348162102451881103001.214.294.262.55619384.254.048.518.0009.2313.331.440.000.0016.67
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626301111812569688181101000.288.296.391.68724741639.282.103.127.0001.211.651.361.4369.1522.44

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1973Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26OF3-132---221.0000.670.15-----1225.01.9
1974Chicago CubsNLMLBchn273B19--1223333835.9211.84------4542.211.7
1974Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27OF4--1---111.0000.25------458.92.5
1974Chicago CubsNLMLBchn272B2---1--111.0000.50------454.41.2
1975Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28DH17---------------6327.010.5
1975Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28OF11--7---771.0000.64------6317.56.8
1975Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak282B3---21132.6670.67------634.81.9
1975Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak283B2---------------633.21.2
1976Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29OF23--23---23231.0001.00------6137.714.3
1976Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29DH19---------------6131.111.8
1977Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30OF31--20---20201.0000.65------9034.419.3
1977Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30SS12---------------9013.37.5
1977Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak302B4--12--331.0000.75------904.42.5
1977Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30DH1---------------901.10.6
1977Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak303B1---------------901.10.6
1979Buffalo Bisons EastAApit323B27--1236935748.8421.78------3284.419.4
1979Buffalo Bisons EastAApit32OF6--14-1-1514.9332.33------3218.84.3
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32OF11--81--991.0000.82------4425.06.8
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32SS1---------------442.30.6
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit33OF4--6---661.0001.50------3710.82.5
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit332B1---------------372.70.6
1981Portland Beavers PCLAAApit34OF27--462114948.9801.78------27100.019.7
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34OF6--8---881.0001.33------1540.05.9
MLB Totals for OF - 8 season(s)-   OF93-13751--76761.0000.825.85-----930.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH37---------------370.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B22--1223333835.9211.59------220.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS13---------------130.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 4 season(s)-   2B10--151176.8570.60------100.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF27--462114948.9801.78------270.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B27--1236935748.8421.78------270.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF6--14-1-1514.9332.33------60.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1973Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26---------3-
1974Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27---2-19---4-
1975Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28---3-2---1117
1976Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29---------2319
1977Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30---4121---311
1979Buffalo Bisons EastAApit32-----27---6-
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32----1----11-
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit33---1-----4-
1981Portland Beavers PCLAAApit34---------27-
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34---------6-

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1982-03-29Purchased by Mexico City Tigers (Mexican) from Pirates. 
1978-09-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1978-03-31Released by Athletics. 
1975-04-28TradeTraded by Cubs to Athletics for Howell Copeland. 
* 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.