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Alan BannisterTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1973-1985 MLB Years: 1974-1985
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Drafted
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsOF-396, 2B-256, SS-167, DH-66, 3B-40, 1B-11Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameAlan Bannister
Height5-11Weight175BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 3,1951 [67.078]PlaceMontebello,California
High SchoolKennedy (La Palma,CA)
CollegeArizona State University (Tempe,AZ)

DraftedSelected by the Philadelphia Phillies [Team Picks] in the 1st round (1st overall) of the 1973 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the California Angels [Team Picks] in the 1st round (5th overall) of the 1969 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$85,000
MLB DebutJuly 13,1974 [22.314]
OrganizationsCHA [5] CLE [4] PHI [3] TEX [2] CHN [1] HOU [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID8448Retrosheet IDbanna001MLBAM ID110539
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Player Notes:   Member of the 1972 United States National Baseball team
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed77Power36Contact67XBH37RBIs33Runs73Hitting61Durability39Team.467Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1973EugenePCLAAA-2113046072105172446000000000.228.228.300.52813823460.221.072.072.2370.000.000.000.87115.0021.90
1974ToledoILAAA-22943435699177440000000000.289.289.414.70314228343.280.125.125.3170.000.000.001.1785.7528.28
1974Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi15of222625430001003710000.120.241.120.3613029.167.000.120.19510.3424.142.330.000.000.00
1975ToledoILAAA-23101335507473527000000000.221.221.304.52510215335.209.083.084.2380.000.000.001.4967.0020.27
1975Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi15,16of23246110163100221901001.262.274.344.61821463.308.082.098.2811.5914.299.000.000.0025.00
1976IowaAmerAAA-2432118242960312000000000.246.246.373.619449118.226.127.127.2820.000.000.002.5439.3331.03
1976Chicago White SoxALMLBcha7of247314519366208124142114110.248.317.317.634468165.288.069.221.2968.4812.731.500.000.0022.22
1977Chicago White SoxALMLBcha7ss25139560871542033574354492311111.275.335.338.67318926630.291.063.161.3058.577.780.910.48186.6716.88
1978Chicago White SoxALMLBcha7dh-of26491071624320833111210012.224.303.290.593315119.253.066.168.2759.2410.081.090.000.0020.83
1979Chicago White SoxALMLBcha72b-of2713650671144288255226434034419.285.342.383.72519438560.303.098.215.3277.687.140.930.36253.0026.39
1980Chicago White SoxALMLBcha7of-3b28451301625600952121603153.192.259.238.497316146.217.046.162.2188.2210.961.330.000.0024.00
1980Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle72b-of2881262418617413292282503416.328.388.435.82311422297.354.107.240.3699.438.420.890.34262.0025.58
1980Totals for AL-AL         12639257111234141144404106569.283.346.370.71614528443.310.087.214.3209.039.261.030.23392.0025.23
1981Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle7of-2b29682323661111117162161901120.263.309.332.6417713250.282.069.198.2936.407.601.190.40232.0021.31
1982Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle7of-2b301013484093161441185424116114.267.347.353.70012321398.293.086.244.32110.5510.300.981.0187.0022.58
1983Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle7of311173775110025454566314337407.265.323.393.71614834422.285.128.210.3217.3510.191.391.1875.4034.00
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou7ss32920242000002200000.200.273.300.5736222.222.100.200.2659.099.091.000.000.0050.00
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex22b32471122033212930211710101.295.407.384.791435135.330.089.304.36715.5612.590.811.4856.0015.15
1984Totals for MLB-MLB         561322237412930231910101.280.389.371.760497157.313.091.288.35214.6512.100.831.2766.0018.92
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex2,5dh-of33571221732411682141701001.262.338.336.674416137.298.074.238.31010.2212.411.210.73122.0018.75
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter97230074308111432819288108372923181333281345.270.334.355.68910671903373.294.085.206.0008.669.431.090.56158.2623.43
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter3571256202307471216125000000000.244.244.339.583426751256.235.095.095.0000.000.000.001.2778.5024.43
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter3571256202307471216125000000000.244.244.339.583426751256.235.095.095.0000.000.000.001.2778.5024.43
Chicago White Sox Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter442144820938363155137461813413871417925.265.326.339.665491831620.286.074.186.0008.278.521.030.31289.6021.67
Cleveland Indians Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter3671219168340691011135491511712841710417.279.341.379.720462901367.302.100.224.0008.569.361.090.80110.8226.47
Texas Rangers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter104234376562315112353411102.278.373.359.7328411272.313.081.269.00012.8712.500.971.1078.0016.92
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter5086141931012241611001.221.264.279.54324492.271.058.105.0004.3517.394.000.000.0021.05
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter920242000002200000.200.273.300.5736222.222.100.200.0009.099.091.000.000.0050.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16250172135245348186495326528.270.334.355.68917832562.294.085.206.0008.669.431.090.56158.2623.43
Average Minor - Per 162 games16257092139215757000000000.244.244.339.58319334570.235.095.095.0000.000.000.001.2778.5024.43

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1974Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi22OF8--10---10101.0001.25------2630.84.9
1974Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi22SS2---------------267.71.2
1975Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi23OF18--51---51511.0002.83------2475.011.1
1975Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi23SS1--242-86.7506.00------244.20.6
1975Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi232B1--1---111.0001.00------244.20.6
1976Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24OF43--8011-8281.9881.88------7358.926.7
1976Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24SS14--823453531.8862.21------7319.28.7
1976Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24DH4---------------735.52.5
1976Chicago White SoxALMLBcha242B4--412-216161.0004.00------735.52.5
1976Chicago White SoxALMLBcha243B1---------------731.40.6
1977Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25SS133--2593254051624584.9364.39------13995.782.1
1977Chicago White SoxALMLBcha252B3--35-1881.0002.67------1392.21.9
1977Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25OF3--31--441.0001.33------1392.21.9
1978Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26DH19---------------4938.811.8
1978Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26OF15--22---22221.0001.47------4930.69.3
1978Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26SS8--914132423.9582.88------4916.35.0
1978Chicago White SoxALMLBcha262B2--321-65.8332.50------494.11.2
1979Chicago White SoxALMLBcha272B65--1501601232322310.9634.77------13647.840.6
1979Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27OF47--8833-9491.9681.94------13634.629.4
1979Chicago White SoxALMLBcha273B12--1024644034.8502.83------1368.87.5
1979Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27DH9---------------1366.65.6
1979Chicago White SoxALMLBcha271B1--2--1221.0002.00------1360.70.6
1980Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle282B41--77106620189183.9684.46------8150.625.6
1980Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28OF40--662217068.9711.70------8149.425.0
1980Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28OF23--35---35351.0001.52------4551.114.4
1980Chicago White SoxALMLBcha283B17--842655650.8932.94------4537.810.6
1980Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle283B3--32--551.0001.67------813.71.9
1980Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28SS2---1-1111.0000.50------812.51.3
1981Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29OF35--7021-7372.9862.06------6851.534.0
1981Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle292B30--5174114126125.9924.17------6844.129.1
1981Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle291B2--5-1-65.8332.50------682.91.9
1981Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29SS1--3---331.0003.00------681.51.0
1982Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30OF55--11511-117116.9912.11------10154.534.0
1982Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle302B48--91123922223214.9604.46------10147.529.6
1982Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30SS2--1---111.0000.50------1012.01.2
1982Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle303B1---------------1011.00.6
1982Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30DH1---------------1011.00.6
1983Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31OF91--148752160155.9691.70------11777.856.2
1983Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle312B27--35592129694.9793.48------11723.116.7
1983Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle311B3--3---331.0001.00------1172.61.9
1983Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31DH3---------------1172.61.9
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex322B25--4030347370.9592.80------4753.215.5
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex32DH9---------------4719.15.6
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou32SS4--108111918.9474.50------944.42.5
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex32OF3--7---771.0002.33------476.41.9
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex321B1--12---12121.00012.00------472.10.6
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou32OF1--1---111.0001.00------911.10.6
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex323B1--1-1-21.5001.00------472.10.6
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex33DH21---------------5736.813.0
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex33OF14--19---19191.0001.36------5724.68.7
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex332B10--1616123332.9703.20------5717.56.2
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex333B5---1--111.0000.20------578.83.1
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex331B4--111-212121.0003.00------577.02.5
MLB Totals for OF - 12 season(s)-   OF396--71517133745732.9831.85------3960.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 11 season(s)-   2B256--4715873510910931058.9684.13------2560.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 9 season(s)-   SS167--2923754861715667.9333.99------1670.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 7 season(s)-   DH66---------------660.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 6 season(s)-   3B40--226913910491.8752.28------400.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 5 season(s)-   1B11--331133534.9713.09------110.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1974Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi22----2----8-
1975Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi23---11----18-
1976Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24---4141---434
1977Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25---3133----3-
1978Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26---28----1519
1979Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27--165-12---479
1980Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28---4123---40-
1980Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28-----17---23-
1981Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29--2301----35-
1982Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30---4821---551
1983Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31--327-----913
1984Texas RangersALMLBtex32--125-1---39
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou32----4----1-
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex33--410-5---1421

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1988Rockford ExposMidwAMinormon36Manager1408456.600--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
1989Jacksonville ExposSouAAMinormon37Manager1446876.47211.05 
1991Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAMinorsfn39Hitting Coach1386870.49312.04Duane Espy
1992Arizona Giants ArizRkMinorsfn40Manager563224.5712.02 -
1993Arizona Giants ArizRkMinorsfn41Manager553124.5644.03 
1994Arizona Giants ArizRkMinorsfn42Manager552926.5274.54 
* 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
1985-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1984-05-25TradeTraded by Astros to Rangers for Mike Richardt. 
1984-03-25Purchased by Astros from Indians. 
1983-01-27ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1982-11-10Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1980-06-13TradeTraded by White Sox to Indians for Ron Pruitt. 
1975-12-10TradeTraded by Phillies with Roy Thomas and Dick Ruthven to White Sox for Mike Buskey and Jim Kaat. 
* 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
1973Philadelphia Phillies-2185,000-------85,000Signing Bonus out of 1973 Draft (1st round - 1st overall)
1985Texas RangersTeam Payroll33350,000-2951152370,78060,000435,000
* 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