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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Thomas Steven Ashford
Stat Years
1974-1985  [mlb] 1976-1984
Height/Weight
6-1 / 195
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
3B (717) ... 2B (102) ... 1B (36) ... SS (20) ... C (1) ... OF (1)
Draft Position
3B-SS
Born Date/Place
Death
High School
Covington (Covington,TN)
Colleges
University of Mississippi (Oxford, Mississippi), Southwest Tennessee Community College (Somerville, Tennessee)
Draft
Selected by the San Diego Padres in Round #1 (#2 overall) of the 1974 Amateur Entry Draft (Jan-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1976-09-21 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.291)
Service Time
Organizations
SDN [4] NYA [2] TEX [1] NYN [1] KCA [1] PHI [1] BAL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 8293 ... retro id: ashft001 ... mlbam id: 110352
Relations
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1974Walla WallaNwstA-----193b-2b---177263566472430000000000.243.243.331.5742638713.000.088.0000.000.000.0065.81.5220.3
    1975AlexandriaTexAA----203b-2b---21203763389121338000000000.237.237.298.53537611216.000.061.0000.000.000.00125.30.8018.0
    1976AmarilloTexAA----213b-2b---3132519911412901267000000000.272.272.397.66951920641.000.125.0000.000.000.0043.22.3129.1
    1976San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn4213bL-S-E-P345031000201000000.600.667.8001.467641.800.200.60016.670.000.000.00.0033.3
    1977Hawaii IslandersPCLAAAsdn-223b-2b---4732815379214745143293603400.281.344.459.80331712932.320.178.2989.1511.361.2440.12.2140.5
    1977San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn46223bL-S-E-P481249255418032423213514245.217.278.325.6032778121.189.108.2397.5812.641.6783.01.0838.9
    1978Hawaii IslandersPCLAAAsdn-232b---514456144006306702100.311.385.400.78554184.289.089.35911.1112.961.170.00.0028.6
    1978San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn46233b-2bL-S-E-P575155113811032610143101413.245.301.374.6751745814.226.129.2808.0517.822.2151.71.7236.8
    1979Hawaii IslandersPCLAAAsdn-243b---6146509701302561362179629124700.255.334.405.73958420644.287.150.28410.6215.581.4739.22.2333.8
    1980Charleston CharliesILAAAtex-253b---710736650102183838168454554100.279.365.410.77542115029.276.131.29910.6910.691.0045.81.9028.4
    1980Texas RangersALMLBtex29253bL-S-E-P71532240003003300001.125.200.125.3253540.094.000.1388.578.571.000.00.000.0
    1981Columbus ClippersILAAAnya12263b---813250481151328178675656136460.300.380.496.87658225057.329.196.31211.1710.480.9429.62.9237.8
    1982Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-273b---9137540981793541010156645711660.331.399.467.86661225249.252.136.35310.469.310.8954.01.6327.4
    1983Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-283b---1012498163018012510100.327.358.449.80753224.143.122.3413.779.432.5049.01.8925.0
    1983New York MetsNLMLBnyn11283b-2bL-S-E-P1035563100102007400011.179.270.214.48463121.161.035.19211.116.350.570.00.0010.0
    1984Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-293b---11105384559520274011403205310.247.316.365.68143214029.221.118.2539.267.410.8054.91.6230.5
    1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca37293bL-S-E-P11913121000001200001.154.214.231.4451431.154.077.1827.1414.292.000.00.0050.0
    1985Portland BeaversPCLAAAphi-303b---121630030002003100100.100.176.100.2763430.100.000.1008.822.940.330.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (6 yrs)21951042111311655534775156611.218.282.318.60056916238.196.100.2418.2613.181.6085.01.0534.2
    National League Totals (4 yrs)1954653910530165253437015669.226.289.333.62252015537.204.107.2518.2713.461.6377.51.1535.2
    American League Totals (2 yrs)2445361003004500002.133.204.156.3604971.111.023.1508.1610.201.250.00.0016.7
    Minor League Totals10713866601106320630825236333316335122528130.275.329.407.73642471575318.222.132.2827.447.891.0647.21.9329.9
    Minor: A- Totals77263566472430000000000.243.243.331.5742638713.087.088.2320.000.000.0065.81.5220.3
    Minor: AA Totals25289512423041115105000000000.257.257.355.61289531857.098.098.2440.000.000.0059.71.6824.8
    Minor: AAA Totals742270842176915827633886333316335122528130.284.358.432.79030891170248.276.148.30210.2310.841.0643.02.0432.2
    San Diego Padres Totals (3 yrs)160409369530065053366615658.232.292.350.64245714336.210.118.2597.8814.441.8368.21.3137.9
    New York Mets Totals (1 yrs)35563100102007400011.179.270.214.48463121.161.035.19211.116.350.570.00.0010.0
    Texas Rangers Totals (1 yrs)1532240003003300001.125.200.125.3253540.094.000.1388.578.571.000.00.000.0
    Kansas City Royals Totals (1 yrs)913121000001200001.154.214.231.4451431.154.077.1827.1414.292.000.00.0050.0
    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 Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics 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
    1984Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-291---0027.0010001101.04331111005.0036.009.009.009.0027.001.00.000
    1984Minor Totals: BALbyYearAAA----291---0027.0010001101.04331111005.0036.009.009.009.0027.001.00.000
    Minor League Totals0027.0010001101.04331111005.0036.009.009.009.0027.001.00.000
    Minor: AAA Totals0027.0010001101.04331111005.0036.009.009.009.0027.001.00.000
    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
    1976San Diego PadresNLMLB213B100.01200331.0003.000.000.625.06
    1977San Diego PadresNLMLB222B400.0231065.8331.300.002.54.94
    1977San Diego PadresNLMLB223B7400.0321451214189177.9372.400.0045.791.41
    1977San Diego PadresNLMLB22SS1000.01511222826.9292.600.006.212.32
    1978Hawaii IslandersPCLAAA232B1100.01930155049.9804.500.008.078.63
    1978Hawaii IslandersPCLAAA233B400.0162197.7781.800.002.928.66
    1978San Diego PadresNLMLB231B1400.06031116463.9844.500.008.618.74
    1978San Diego PadresNLMLB232B1800.03332296765.9703.600.0011.124.05
    1978San Diego PadresNLMLB233B3200.01518323633.9171.000.0019.842.72
    1979Hawaii IslandersPCLAAA241B100.03000331.0003.000.000.70.75
    1979Hawaii IslandersPCLAAA243B14100.01313142631471445.9453.200.0095.396.61
    1979Hawaii IslandersPCLAAA24SS300.0770314141.0004.700.002.02.14
    1980Charleston CharliesILAAA253B10300.0872502124358337.9413.300.0074.696.31
    1980Charleston CharliesILAAA25SS500.01012242422.9174.400.003.64.74
    1980Texas RangersALMLB253B1200.0924213533.9432.800.007.580.03
    1980Texas RangersALMLB25SS200.01100221.0001.000.001.213.37
    1981Columbus ClippersILAAA262B4500.06091818159151.9503.400.0032.434.12
    1981Columbus ClippersILAAA263B10000.0731581514246231.9392.300.0071.975.81
    1981New York YankeesALMLB262B200.0000000.0000.000.001.90.05
    1982Columbus ClippersILAAA272B900.027240851511.0005.700.006.46.66
    1982Columbus ClippersILAAA273B12700.01131871417314300.9552.400.0090.792.71
    1983Tidewater TidesILAAA283B1200.01420113534.9712.800.008.6100.03
    1983New York MetsNLMLB28C100.01000111.0001.000.000.62.96
    1983New York MetsNLMLB282B1300.08140422221.0001.700.008.037.14
    1983New York MetsNLMLB283B1500.0517122322.9571.500.009.342.92
    1984Rochester Red WingsILAAA291B2000.015915424178174.9788.700.0014.319.04
    1984Rochester Red WingsILAAA293B8300.0531291710199182.9152.200.0059.379.01
    1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLB293B900.028111110.9091.100.005.6100.03
    1985Portland BeaversPCLAAA301B100.02000221.0002.000.000.76.35
    1985Portland BeaversPCLAAA303B400.0252197.7781.800.002.825.06
    1985Portland BeaversPCLAAA30OF100.04000441.0004.000.000.76.310
    MLB Totals - (C)1001000111.0001.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (1B)14006031116463.9844.500.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (2B)370043493139592.9682.500.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)14300642141920297278.9361.900.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (SS)12001612223028.9332.300.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)220016415424183179.9788.100.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (2B)6500106145931260251.9653.900.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)574004741069989916411543.9402.700.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (SS)8001719273836.9474.500.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)1004000441.0004.000.000.00.00
    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
    1976MLB----1------
    1977MLB---47410-----
    1978MLB--141832------
    1978Minor---114------
    1979Minor--1-1413-----
    1980MLB----122-----
    1980Minor----1035-----
    1981MLB---2-------
    1981Minor---45100------
    1982Minor---9127------
    1983MLB-1-1315------
    1983Minor----12------
    1984MLB----9------
    1984Minor--20-83------
    1985Minor--1-4----1-
    Totals-13610271720---1-