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Paul BlairTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1962-1980 MLB Years: 1964-1980
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World Series Champion

PositionsOF-2017, 3B-5, 2B-5, SS-4, DH-3, 1B-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NamePaul L. Blair
Height6-0Weight171BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 1,1944PlaceCushing,Oklahoma
Death DateDecember 26,2013 [69.329]
High SchoolManual Arts (Los Angeles,CA)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1961 by the New York Mets.
Signing Bonus$2,000Signing ScoutsBabe Herman
MLB DebutSeptember 9,1964 [20.221]
OrganizationsBAL [15] NYA [4] CIN [1] Awards8Awards Voting4-66
TBC Player ID8874Retrosheet IDblaip101MLBAM ID111058
RelationshipsFather of Paul Blair
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Player Notes:   Inducted into Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame in 1984
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed81Power65Contact63XBH69RBIs57Runs67Hitting57Durability61Team.588Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1962Santa BarbaraCalifA+-1812241769951131763000000000.228.228.391.61916331417.195.163.163.2700.000.000.004.0824.5332.63
1963StocktonCalifA+-1913954012617530101677000000000.324.324.506.83027356540.303.182.181.3650.000.000.002.9633.7532.00
1964ElmiraEastAA-20108415811291811552000000000.311.311.443.75418434415.302.132.133.3310.000.000.001.2083.0026.36
1964RochesterILAAA-202369691125000000000.130.130.261.39118469.104.131.130.1700.000.000.002.9034.5044.44
1964Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         131484871381912757000000000.285.285.417.70220238484.275.132.132.3080.000.000.001.4569.1427.54
1964Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33of2081000000010100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000-1.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1965Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal6,33of21119364498519252585325248136.234.302.338.64012326409.260.104.201.2887.8212.711.631.2272.8030.59
1966Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal6of22133303358420263356153605204.277.309.416.72512628325.297.139.185.3194.6211.082.401.8550.5033.33
1967Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal6of231515527216227121164865068557311.293.353.446.79924650619.315.153.246.3568.0810.991.361.7850.1830.86
1968Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal6of24141421488922173842376025244.211.277.318.59513430467.230.107.200.2737.9212.851.621.5060.1433.71
1969Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal6of25150625102178325267620640722135011.285.327.477.80429863685.286.192.278.3605.8410.511.803.8024.0435.39
1970Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal6of261334807912824218652411569335419.267.344.438.78221044548.295.171.315.35110.2216.971.663.2826.6734.38
1971Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal6of271415167513524810441411329416028.262.306.397.70320542555.303.135.203.3185.7716.942.941.8051.6031.11
1972Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal6of-of2814247747111208849782578057016.233.267.358.62517136514.259.125.176.2844.8615.183.121.5659.6332.43
1973Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal6of291465007314025310641884372065410.280.334.402.73620138554.307.122.228.3317.7613.001.671.8150.0027.14
1974Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal6of3015155277144274176227943592117011.261.313.417.73023048615.263.156.266.3326.999.591.372.7632.4733.33
1975Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal6of31140440519613453117112582017507.218.257.300.55713222487.254.082.152.2575.1316.843.281.0388.0022.92
1976Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal6of32145375297416031615622492131214.197.245.264.5099919413.219.067.149.2385.3311.862.230.73125.0025.68
1977New York YankeesALMLBnya2of33831642043434253291625317.262.303.396.6996511183.265.134.195.3074.928.741.782.1941.0025.58
1978New York YankeesALMLBnya2of34751251022502131191702004.176.231.264.495337136.189.088.160.2316.6212.501.891.4762.5031.82
1979New York YankeesALMLBnya2of3525010000000100000.200.200.200.400105.250.000.000.1810.0020.000.000.000.000.00
1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33of35751407214121500112702234.150.209.236.445337155.168.086.164.1967.1017.422.451.2970.0033.33
1979Totals for MLB-MLB         771457224121500112802234.152.209.234.443347160.171.082.159.1956.8817.502.551.2572.5031.82
1980New York YankeesALMLBnya27of36122200000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter1947604277615132825513462017193449877231085123126.250.302.382.68423074716673.271.132.219.0006.7313.141.952.0145.0931.13
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3921441282408602540197000000000.283.283.443.7266381251441.263.160.160.0000.000.000.002.7836.0330.64
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2369691125000000000.130.130.261.39118469.104.131.130.0000.000.000.002.9034.5044.44
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter108415811291811552000000000.311.311.443.75418434415.302.132.133.0000.000.000.001.2083.0026.36
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter261957195270411333140000000000.282.282.456.73843687957.256.174.173.0000.000.000.003.4529.0032.22
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter170056067371426269511265671679042081621994619111.254.306.388.69421754466192.276.134.222.0006.7813.181.942.0344.4931.28
New York Yankees Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter172296326693638431834273111.223.270.334.6049918326.232.111.176.0005.5210.431.891.8449.3327.27
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter751407214121500112702234.150.209.236.445337155.168.086.164.0007.1017.422.451.2970.0033.33
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625036512623511521483773294210.250.302.382.68419239555.271.132.219.0006.7313.141.952.0145.0931.13
Average Minor - Per 162 games16259611716925101781000000000.283.283.443.72626452596.263.160.160.0000.000.000.002.7836.0330.64

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1964Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal20OF6--2---221.0000.33------875.03.7
1965Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal21OF116--24152-248246.9922.12------11997.571.6
1966Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal22OF127--204422210208.9901.64------13395.579.4
1967Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal23OF146--3691363388382.9852.62------15196.790.7
1968Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal24OF132--2711022283281.9932.13------14193.681.5
1968Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal243B1--111132.6672.00------1410.70.6
1969Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal25OF150--4071455426421.9882.81------150100.092.6
1970Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26OF128--3681043382378.9902.95------13396.279.0
1970Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal263B1----1-1---------1330.80.6
1971Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27OF138--331431338335.9912.43------14197.987.3
1972Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28OF139--3371031350347.9912.50------14297.990.3
1972Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28OF139-10833371031350347.9912.500.32-----14297.990.3
1973Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29OF144-11543691444387383.9902.660.33-----14698.688.9
1974Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30OF151--447772461454.9853.01------151100.093.2
1975Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal31OF138--327831338335.9912.43------14098.686.8
1975Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal31DH1---------------1400.70.6
1975Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal311B1---------------1400.70.6
1976Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32OF139--327671340333.9792.40------14595.985.8
1976Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32DH1---------------1450.70.6
1977New York YankeesALMLBnya33OF79--12514-130126.9691.59------8395.248.8
1977New York YankeesALMLBnya33DH1---------------831.20.6
1978New York YankeesALMLBnya34OF64--872119089.9891.39------7585.339.3
1978New York YankeesALMLBnya342B5--231-65.8331.00------756.73.1
1978New York YankeesALMLBnya34SS4--1---111.0000.25------755.32.5
1978New York YankeesALMLBnya343B3---------------754.01.8
1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin35OF67--11731-121120.9921.79------7589.341.6
1979New York YankeesALMLBnya35OF2--6---661.0003.00------2100.01.3
1980New York YankeesALMLBnya36OF12--8---881.0000.67------12100.07.4
MLB Totals for OF - 17 season(s)-   OF2017-22374680121572748584801.9882.382.15-----20170.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B5--112142.5000.40------50.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B5--231-65.8331.00------50.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS4--1---111.0000.25------40.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH3---------------30.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1964Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal20---------6-
1965Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal21---------116-
1966Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal22---------127-
1967Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal23---------146-
1968Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal24-----1---132-
1969Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal25---------150-
1970Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26-----1---128-
1971Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27---------138-
1972Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28---------278-
1973Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29---------144-
1974Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30---------151-
1975Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal31--1------1381
1976Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32---------1391
1977New York YankeesALMLBnya33---------791
1978New York YankeesALMLBnya34---543---64-
1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin35---------67-
1979New York YankeesALMLBnya35---------2-
1980New York YankeesALMLBnya36---------12-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1966Baltimore OriolesWorld SeriesMLB2246210011001000000.167.286.667.953417.000.500.66714.290.000.0014.296.00100.00
1969Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB25315162016002200000.400.471.7331.20411317.417.333.46711.7611.761.005.8815.0050.00
1969Baltimore OriolesWorld SeriesMLB25520120000102500000.100.182.100.2822022.133.000.1509.0922.732.500.000.000.00
1970Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB26313010000001400000.077.143.077.2201014.111.000.0777.1428.574.000.000.000.00
1970Baltimore OriolesWorld SeriesMLB26519591003002400000.474.524.5261.05010121.600.052.1589.5219.052.000.000.0011.11
1971Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB2739131002000300000.333.333.444.777419.500.111.1110.0033.330.000.000.0033.33
1971Baltimore OriolesWorld SeriesMLB2749231000000100000.333.333.444.777419.375.111.1110.0011.110.000.000.0033.33
1973Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB29518230000001500000.167.211.167.3783019.231.000.0565.2626.325.000.000.000.00
1974Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB30414340012002200000.286.375.500.8757116.273.214.35712.5012.501.006.2514.0025.00
1977New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB3335120000000000000.400.400.400.800205.400.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1977New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB3344010001000000000.250.250.250.500104.250.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1978New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB3446100000000100000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.0000.0016.670.000.000.000.00
1978New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB3468231000001400000.375.444.500.944419.750.125.25011.1144.444.000.000.0033.33
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 7 yrs2580919302100061700000.238.291.350.64128586.279.112.1886.9819.772.832.3340.0026.32
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 6 yrs2866121930151061400000.288.347.379.72625472.353.091.1978.3319.442.331.3966.0021.05

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1998Coppin State CollegeNCAANCAACollege-54Manager15114.067--0 
1999Coppin State CollegeNCAANCAACollege-55Manager18414.222--0 
2000Coppin State CollegeNCAANCAACollege-56Manager1349.308--0 
2001Coppin State CollegeNCAANCAACollege-57Manager18711.389--0 
2002Coppin State CollegeNCAANCAACollege-58Manager000.000--0 
* 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

Awards [8]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1967American League Gold Glove (Outfielder)1
1969American League Gold Glove (Outfielder)1
1970American League Gold Glove (Outfielder)1
1971American League Gold Glove (Outfielder)1
1972American League Gold Glove (Outfielder)1
1973American League Gold Glove (Outfielder)1
1974American League Gold Glove (Outfielder)1
1975American League Gold Glove (Outfielder)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1980-07-01Released by Yankees. 
1980-05-28ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1979-11-01Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1979-05-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Reds. 
1979-04-12Released by Yankees. 
1977-01-20TradeTraded by Orioles to Yankees for Rick Bladt and Elliott Maddox. 
1962-11-26Selected by Orioles from Mets in first year minor league draft. 
1961-07-20ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mets. 
* 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.