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Lance BlankenshipTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1983-1998 MLB Years: 1988-1993
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Drafted
Rated Prospect
World Series Champion

Positions2B-393, OF-338, 3B-94, DH-34, SS-19, 1B-14Position when Drafted3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameLance Robert Blankenship
Height6-0Weight185BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 6,1963 [54.292]PlacePortland,Oregon
High SchoolYgnacio Valley (Concord,CA)
CollegeUniversity of California (Berkeley,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Oakland Athletics [Team Picks] in the 10th round (249th overall) of the 1986 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (49th overall) of the 1985 Amateur Entry Draft
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1988-OAK-#7 ... 1989-OAK-#7
MLB DebutSeptember 4,1988 [24.273]
OrganizationsOAK [8] Awards0
TBC Player ID8889Retrosheet IDblanl001MLBAM ID111080
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed85Power59Contact52XBH58RBIs39Runs74Hitting58Durability42Team.533Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1983CaliforniaCollegeFr2b-rf1955210386071220397284300000.286.370.357.7277510238.352.071.357.33611.7618.071.540.84105.0016.67
1984CaliforniaCollegeSo2b-rf206724866781531248559534400000.315.435.544.97913530301.344.229.629.43617.6114.620.833.9920.6738.46
1985CaliforniaCollegeJr2b-rf21662396070174870478563000000.293.427.498.92511929295.308.205.603.41218.9810.170.542.7129.8841.43
1986CaliforniaCollegeSr2b-rf225620666701221051463432800000.340.454.5631.01711624249.357.223.641.44717.2711.240.654.0220.6034.29
1986Medford A'sNwstA-oak-of22145222213021710117901410.404.521.5771.09830574.422.173.673.46922.9712.160.532.7026.0023.81
1986Modesto A'sCalifA+oak-of2255171475053625155413941000.292.440.462.9027914217.349.170.468.40818.8917.970.952.7628.5028.00
1986Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         69223697183842256584842410.318.460.489.94910919291.368.171.516.42419.9316.490.832.7527.8826.76
1987Modesto A'sCalifA+oak-3b232284142392017123122911010.274.371.429.800361198.418.155.405.35112.2429.592.420.000.0047.83
1987Huntsville StarsSouAAoak-of231073906499213439347676063500.254.368.354.72213828471.287.100.341.33014.2312.740.900.8597.5028.28
1987Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         129474781223054564610798974510.257.368.367.73517439569.306.110.352.33413.8815.641.130.70118.5031.97
1988Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-2b24131437841162189524012967426400.265.397.412.80918038545.299.147.430.37017.6113.580.771.6548.5632.76
1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30dh-2b24103100000010100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000-.333.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1989Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-2b2525982529822953191512100.296.412.480.8924712121.329.184.398.40115.7012.400.791.6549.0041.38
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak00,12of-2b2558125222951145183103100.232.276.312.588397137.298.080.176.2695.8422.633.880.73125.0024.14
1990Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-2b2624931824711973141610000.258.361.387.748369108.303.129.323.34412.9614.811.140.9393.0037.50
1990Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak12of-3b268613618263001031202306006.191.295.213.508293162.230.022.184.24912.3514.201.150.000.0011.54
1991Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-ss-2b273010919327011191222720300.294.412.385.797428136.369.091.367.36816.1819.851.230.74109.0025.00
1991Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak122b-of2790185334680321123234232302.249.336.341.6776311216.301.092.265.31310.6519.441.831.3961.6723.91
1992Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-2b-of28519330015002700100.158.227.316.5436122.167.158.263.2469.0931.823.504.5519.0033.33
1992Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak122b-of2812334959842413342178257681210.241.393.341.73411928446.279.100.375.34818.3912.780.700.67116.3333.33
1993Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak12of2994252434881223135676426109.190.363.254.6176411328.246.064.361.30720.4319.510.960.61126.0022.92
1998Sonoma County CrushersWestInd-3426211001001200000.167.286.333.619217.250.166.333.28114.2928.572.000.000.00100.00
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter4611050176233483992541820021811256227.222.350.299.649314601292.270.077.302.00015.4816.871.090.70116.6725.75
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter41314532963978119261841323529027617141820.273.396.409.8055941261792.317.136.402.00016.1815.400.951.4555.8831.74
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter21575614920443111486611915313968900.270.393.411.80431168932.310.141.399.00016.4214.910.911.5054.0033.33
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1073906499213439347676063500.254.368.354.72213828471.287.100.341.00014.2312.740.900.8597.5028.28
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter772556173145642278536852010.286.419.451.87011525315.370.165.447.00016.8321.591.281.9042.5034.25
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter145222213021710117901410.404.521.5771.09830574.422.173.673.00022.9712.160.532.7026.0023.81
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter26211001001200000.167.286.333.619217.250.166.333.00014.2928.572.000.000.00100.00
NCAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2449032302785110321891872718014500000.308.423.493.916445931083.339.185.561.00016.6213.390.812.9528.2233.45
Oakland Athletics Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter4611050176233483992541820021811256227.222.350.299.649314601292.270.077.302.00015.4816.871.090.70116.6725.75
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623696282171332196707749219.222.350.299.64911021454.270.077.302.00015.4816.871.090.70116.6725.75
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625701161563271072521411410875710.273.396.409.80523349703.317.136.402.00016.1815.400.951.4555.8831.74

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1986Medford A's NwstA-oak22OF14--221112423.9581.64------14100.018.9
1986Modesto A's CalifA+oak22OF40--7551-8180.9882.00------5572.728.2
1986Modesto A's CalifA+oak223B15--1322644135.8542.33------5527.310.6
1987Modesto A's CalifA+oak233B14--8237-3831.8162.21------2263.69.9
1987Modesto A's CalifA+oak23OF6--12---12121.0002.00------2227.34.2
1987Modesto A's CalifA+oak23SS3--67121413.9294.33------2213.62.1
1987Huntsville Stars SouAAoak23OF71--137331143140.9791.97------10766.449.3
1987Huntsville Stars SouAAoak232B21--34631119897.9904.62------10719.614.6
1987Huntsville Stars SouAAoak233B18--1433415147.9222.61------10716.812.5
1988Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak242B125--2713902180682661.9695.29------13195.486.8
1988Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak24OF1--1---111.0001.00------1310.80.7
1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak242B4--11--221.0000.50------1040.02.5
1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24DH4---------------1040.02.5
1989Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak252B24--3981210122120.9845.00------2596.016.8
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25OF25--431-144441.0001.76------5843.115.4
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak252B24--26481107574.9873.08------5841.414.8
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25DH10---------------5817.26.2
1990Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak262B19--30522128482.9764.32------2479.213.4
1990Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak26OF3--8---881.0002.67------2412.52.1
1990Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak263B2--15--661.0003.00------248.31.4
1990Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak263B28--1737325754.9471.93------8632.617.3
1990Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26OF28--29-2-3129.9351.04------8632.617.3
1990Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak262B20--2032-752521.0002.60------8623.312.3
1990Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26DH6---------------867.03.7
1990Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak261B1---------------861.20.6
1991Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak27SS14--28515138479.9405.64------3046.710.3
1991Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak272B11--1528254543.9563.91------3036.78.1
1991Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak273B3--211-213131.0004.33------3010.02.2
1991Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak27OF3--6-1-76.8572.00------3010.02.2
1991Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak272B45--72101323176173.9833.84------9050.027.8
1991Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27OF28--44---44441.0001.57------9031.117.3
1991Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak273B14--721-228281.0002.00------9015.68.6
1991Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27DH6---------------906.73.7
1992Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak282B3--69-215151.0005.00------560.02.1
1992Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak28OF2--5---551.0002.50------540.01.4
1992Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak282B78--159223356385382.9924.90------12363.448.1
1992Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28OF51--9012-9391.9781.78------12341.531.5
1992Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak281B7--372144039.9755.57------1235.74.3
1992Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28DH3---------------1232.41.9
1993Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29OF66--16211-164163.9942.47------9470.240.7
1993Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak292B19--32564139288.9574.63------9420.211.7
1993Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak291B6--12--112121.0002.00------946.43.7
1993Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29DH5---------------945.33.1
1993Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29SS2--18-1991.0004.50------942.11.2
MLB Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF198--368351376371.9871.87------1980.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 6 season(s)-   2B190--31046111109782771.9864.06------1900.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B42--2458348582.9651.95------420.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 6 season(s)-   DH34---------------340.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B14--492155251.9813.64------140.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS2--18-1991.0004.50------20.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 5 season(s)-   2B182--36156027109948921.9725.06------1820.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS14--28515138479.9405.64------140.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF9--20-1-2120.9522.22------90.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B5--316-219191.0003.80------50.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF71--137331143140.9791.97------710.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B21--34631119897.9904.62------210.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B18--1433415147.9222.61------180.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF46--8751-9392.9892.00------460.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B29--21451347966.8352.28------290.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS3--67121413.9294.33------30.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF14--221112423.9581.64------140.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1986Medford A's NwstA-oak22---------14-
1986Modesto A's CalifA+oak22-----15---40-
1987Modesto A's CalifA+oak23----314---6-
1987Huntsville Stars SouAAoak23---21-18---71-
1988Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak24---125-----1-
1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24---4------4
1989Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak25---24-------
1989Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25---24-----2510
1990Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak26---19-2---3-
1990Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26--120-28---286
1991Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak27---11143---3-
1991Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27---45-14---286
1992Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak28---3-----2-
1992Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28--778-----513
1993Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29--6192----665

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1989Oakland AthleticsWorld SeriesMLB2512110000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1990Oakland AthleticsWorld SeriesMLB2611000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1992Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB28513230000103400000.231.375.231.6063016.333.000.30818.7525.001.330.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs813330000203400000.231.375.231.6063016.333.000.38518.7525.001.330.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs23110000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1988Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll2462,500-60422-392,10762,50062,500
1989Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll2568,000-6082822429,80262,500130,500
1990Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll26105,000-6112513515,727100,000235,500
1991Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll27125,000-5342724742,231100,000360,500
1992Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll28205,000-4862540962,245109,000565,500
1993Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll29627,000-3431363968,431109,0001,192,500
* 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