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Chris BandoTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1977-1989 MLB Years: 1981-1989
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Drafted

PositionsC-753, 3B-29, 1B-10, DH-3Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameChristopher Michael Bando
Height6-0Weight195BatsBothThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 4,1956 [62.229]PlaceCleveland,Ohio
High SchoolSolon (Solon,OH)
CollegeArizona State University (Tempe,AZ)

DraftedSelected by the Cleveland Indians [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (36th overall) of the 1978 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Milwaukee Brewers [Team Picks] in the 22nd round (541st overall) of the 1977 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsDan Carnevale
MLB DebutAugust 13,1981 [25.191]
OrganizationsCLE [11] OAK [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID8438Retrosheet IDbandc001MLBAM ID110525
RelationshipsBrother of Sal Bando, Father of Ben Bando, Father of Phil Bando
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed25Power54Contact68XBH56RBIs57Runs33Hitting49Durability39Team.493Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1977Arizona StateCollegeJrc2164218538118395211422200000.372.473.6061.07913230260.385.234.427.47116.158.460.523.4624.2237.04
1978Arizona StateCollegeSrc2267258661073021710211492100000.415.508.7441.25219249307.409.329.519.54515.966.840.435.5415.1845.79
1978Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcle-c2276241305512042121393213300.228.335.328.6637916287.245.100.266.31113.5911.150.821.3960.2529.09
1979Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcle-c23216251541071012600000.242.365.339.70421574.268.097.306.32916.228.110.500.000.0033.33
1980Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcle-c2412140478141313127313684920400.349.441.530.97121446478.372.181.344.43314.2310.250.722.5133.6732.62
1981Charleston CharliesILAAAcle-c25963204798162114551543411180.306.407.472.87915129377.315.166.347.39514.329.020.632.9229.0929.59
1981Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23c2521473103006002201101.213.240.277.51713351.217.064.106.2363.923.921.000.000.0030.00
1982Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23c266618413396131600243001316.212.299.304.6035610212.234.092.223.27711.3214.151.251.4261.3325.64
1983Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23c274812115313041501151901105.256.336.380.716467138.273.124.240.32610.8713.771.272.9030.2522.58
1984Maine GuidesILAAAcle-c-1b28299218242031300231601010.261.409.380.789355116.288.119.370.36719.8313.790.702.5930.6720.83
1984Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23c28752203864110124112333503458.291.377.505.88211123260.294.214.359.38512.6913.461.064.6218.3335.94
1985Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23c297317311244101301222102206.139.234.173.407305199.156.034.156.20011.0610.550.950.000.0020.83
1986Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23c3092254286890226012249110308.268.325.327.6528311290.320.059.142.2987.5916.902.230.69127.0016.18
1987Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23c318921120469051600122806006.218.260.332.5927014229.230.114.171.2625.2412.232.332.1842.2030.43
1988Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23c3232726910180081213204.125.217.181.39813286.131.056.167.1949.3013.951.501.1672.0022.22
1989Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-c33318411214031800201820100.250.402.405.807347107.281.155.393.37418.6916.820.902.8028.0033.33
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23c3312010001000100000.500.500.5001.0001021.000.000.000.4550.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter4971284134292462271421513819722716644.227.300.329.629423751467.246.102.206.0009.4113.431.431.8447.5625.68
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter3741203189354696331779521615565990.294.402.444.8465341081439.313.150.333.00015.0110.770.722.2936.4530.51
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter15649676143222177651976832290.288.406.444.85022041600.305.156.359.00016.1711.330.702.8329.1828.67
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter21870711321147416101441198733700.298.398.444.84231467839.319.146.314.00014.1810.370.731.9144.1931.75
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1314761191884852615422914300000.395.492.6811.17332479567.398.286.477.00016.057.580.474.5918.3142.02
Cleveland Indians Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter4961282134291462271411513819622716644.227.300.329.629422751465.246.102.207.0009.4213.381.421.8447.4825.77
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12010001000100000.500.500.5001.0001021.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624194495151946024564195214.227.300.329.62913824478.246.102.206.0009.4113.431.431.8447.5625.68
Average Minor - Per 162 games16252182153303147742946732440.294.402.444.84623147623.313.150.333.00015.0110.770.722.2936.4530.51

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcle22C62--28551108346336.9715.42-----57681.643.4
1979Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcle23C13--585-163631.0004.85------2161.99.0
1979Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcle233B3--38--11111.0003.67------2114.32.1
1980Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcle24C87--46357104530520.9815.98------12171.960.4
1980Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcle243B20--1740245957.9662.85------12116.513.9
1981Charleston Charlies ILAAAcle25C92--41450106474464.9795.04-----59695.866.2
1981Charleston Charlies ILAAAcle253B3---1--111.0000.33------963.12.2
1981Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25C15--5352-6058.9673.87-5455.6-2171.414.6
1981Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25DH2---------------219.51.9
1982Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26C63--2682331294291.9904.62-281959.626695.538.9
1982Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle263B2---------------663.01.2
1983Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27C43--1701912190189.9954.40-171454.874889.626.5
1984Maine Guides ILAAAcle28C16--818419389.9575.56-----12955.211.8
1984Maine Guides ILAAAcle281B9--574156261.9846.78------2931.06.6
1984Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28C63--3053064341335.9825.32-281466.757584.038.9
1984Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle283B1---------------751.30.6
1984Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle281B1--2---221.0002.00------751.30.6
1984Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28DH1---------------751.30.6
1985Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29C67--2512843283279.9864.16-531973.637391.841.4
1986Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30C86--3593043393389.9904.52-491972.189293.553.1
1987Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31C86--3513448389385.9904.48-482466.798996.653.1
1988Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32C32--1231432140137.9794.28-14960.9232100.019.8
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet32C1---------------10.00.6
1989Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak33C26--134162-152150.9875.77-----13183.918.2
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak33C1--8---881.0008.00------1100.00.6
MLB Totals for C - 9 season(s)-   C457--1888183272320982071.9874.53-24212266.5364570.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B3---------------30.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH3---------------30.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--2---221.0002.00------10.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C134--62974167719703.9785.25-----71340.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B9--574156261.9846.78------90.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B3---1--111.0000.33------30.00.0
AA Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C162--8061132013939919.9795.67-----51620.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B23--2048247068.9712.96------230.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcle22-62---------
1979Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcle23-13---3-----
1980Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcle24-87---20-----
1981Charleston Charlies ILAAAcle25-92---3-----
1981Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25-15--------2
1982Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26-63---2-----
1983Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27-43---------
1984Maine Guides ILAAAcle28-169--------
1984Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28-631--1----1
1985Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29-67---------
1986Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30-86---------
1987Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31-86---------
1988Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32-32---------
1988Detroit TigersALMLBdet32-1---------
1989Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak33-26---------
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak33-1---------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1990Stockton PortsCalifA+Minormil34Manager1418259.582--1 League Champions
1991Stockton PortsCalifA+Minormil35Manager1367165.52221.02 Lost in Finals
1992El Paso DiablosTexAAMinormil36Manager1367363.537--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
1993New Orleans ZephyrsAmerAAAMinormil37Manager1448064.5565.02 
1994New Orleans ZephyrsAmerAAAMinormil38Manager1447866.5428.53 Lost in Semi-Finals
1995New Orleans ZephyrsAmerAAAMinormil39Manager1426379.44424.07 
1996Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil40Third Base Coach1628082.49419.53Phil Garner
1997Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil41Third Base Coach1617883.4848.03Phil Garner
1998Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBMLBmil42Bench Coach1627488.45728.05Phil Garner
1999Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBMLBmil43Scout1617487.46022.55Jim Lefebvre,Phil Garner
2001Akron AerosEastAAMinorcle45Manager1426874.47916.03 
2001Mahoning Valley ScrappersNYPLA-Minorcle45Manager752649.34722.57 
2002Mahoning Valley ScrappersNYPLA-Minorcle46Manager764630.6051.02 
2003Mahoning Valley ScrappersNYPLA-Minorcle47Hitting Coach743836.51418.02Ted Kubiak
2005Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari49Advance Scout1627785.4755.02Bob Melvin-
2005Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBMLBari49Scout1627785.4755.02Bob Melvin-
2007Aiken FoxhoundsSCLIndIndy-51Manager894148.46119.04 
2009Master's College, TheNCAANCAA-53Assistant Coach.000--None listed
2012Washington Wild ThingsFrontierIndIndy-56Manager964452.45820.00 
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1989-11-13Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1989-01-13ContractSigned as Free Agent by Athletics. 
1988-10-07Released by Tigers. 
1988-09-02ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1988-08-14Released by Indians. 
1987-12-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1987-11-09Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* 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
1985Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll29225,000-3831337370,78060,000225,000
1986Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll30225,000-3891345386,34760,000450,000
1987Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll31305,000-2741162344,90660,000755,000
1988Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll32325,000-305957392,10762,5001,080,000
1989Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll3362,500-69131-429,80262,5001,142,500
* 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