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Rod BookerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1979-1992 MLB Years: 1987-1991
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PositionsSS-805, 2B-270, 3B-136, OF-1Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRoderick Stewart Booker
Height6-0Weight175BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 4,1958 [59.229]PlaceLos Angeles,California
High SchoolPasadena (Pasadena,CA)
CollegeUniversity of California (Berkeley,CA), Pasadena City College (Pasadena,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Minnesota Twins [Team Picks] in the 4th round (90th overall) of the 1980 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Baltimore Orioles [Team Picks] in the 10th round (253rd overall) of the 1979 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Detroit Tigers [Team Picks] in the 14th round (314th overall) of the 1976 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsLee Irwin
MLB DebutApril 29,1987 [28.237]
OrganizationsSLN [7] MIN [3] PHI [2] HOU [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID9001Retrosheet IDbookr001MLBAM ID111210
RelationshipsFather of Austin Booker
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed61Power22Contact78XBH21RBIs44Runs54Hitting62Durability56Team.500Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1979CaliforniaCollegeSoss-2b20572074868112439100331400000.329.421.459.8809517240.339.130.338.39813.755.830.421.6751.7525.00
1980CaliforniaCollegeJrss-2b21682575281133037220401500000.315.407.389.79610016297.335.074.315.36813.475.050.380.000.0019.75
1980Visalia OaksCalifA+min-ss216924245685402694373541300.281.381.335.716819287.324.054.227.33512.8912.200.950.000.0013.24
1981Orlando TwinsSouAAmin-ss22111331568583033107584412210.257.367.299.6669911394.294.042.227.31814.7211.170.760.000.0012.94
1982Toledo Mud HensILAAAmin-ss2310429238738101956313627320.250.323.284.607839335.282.034.137.2829.2510.751.160.000.0012.33
1983Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-ss24127469751281533602012474626420.273.339.337.67615821528.295.064.181.3098.908.710.980.57156.3316.41
1984Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-ss255220910434302283242814120.206.289.254.543537239.236.048.187.25410.0411.721.170.000.0016.28
1984Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-2b256318519473101437221309000.254.333.281.614524216.273.027.124.29010.196.020.590.000.008.51
1984Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         11539429907403611104641113120.228.310.266.57610511455.254.038.157.27110.119.010.890.000.0012.22
1985Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-ss2612946659123183147137554318440.264.340.322.66215022534.286.058.189.30210.308.050.780.19466.0017.89
1986Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-ss27361512048720208571700110.318.346.391.737599159.356.073.139.3274.4010.692.430.000.0018.75
1986Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-2b27782895181115130186322702110.280.351.363.71410517324.305.083.235.3249.888.330.840.31289.0020.99
1986Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         114440711291871502611394402220.293.349.373.72216426483.322.080.202.3258.079.111.130.21440.0020.16
1987Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-2b-ss283413525473112157202401100.348.429.407.836555157.414.059.193.37912.7415.291.200.64135.0010.64
1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln52b2844479131108207702010.277.370.340.71016256.325.063.255.31912.5012.501.000.000.0015.38
1988Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-2b-ss291113705096121431157454402230.259.338.330.66812217419.284.071.214.30610.7410.500.980.9592.5017.71
1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln103b2918356123003224300000.343.410.429.83915339.375.086.200.38110.267.690.750.000.0025.00
1989Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-ss309427637649223091383905100.232.324.301.6258313320.263.069.236.29411.8812.191.030.63138.0020.31
1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln102b30108120000000100000.250.250.250.500208.286.000.000.2280.0012.500.000.000.000.00
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi37ss-2b317313119295201031152602077.221.301.290.591387148.276.069.198.25510.1417.571.730.000.0024.14
1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi37ss3228533121007001701111.226.236.245.48113156.255.019.038.2091.7912.507.000.000.008.33
1992Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-ss-3b3392283377262121633443014320.254.331.300.631859334.293.046.177.29410.1812.871.260.30283.0012.50
MLB Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter173274386810302873274405198.248.315.307.6228413307.294.059.172.0008.7914.331.630.000.0019.12
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter11003698522975109311337412975450439116126180.264.343.320.66311851534246.294.056.193.00010.6010.340.980.31284.4615.69
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter57618302574805213916661372222262401180.262.341.320.661585742105.293.058.192.00010.5510.741.020.43203.3315.42
AA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter455162622042752144182593419117852012100.263.340.319.659519701854.291.056.189.00010.309.600.930.22406.5016.39
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6924245685402694373541300.281.381.335.716819287.324.054.227.00012.8912.200.950.000.0013.24
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter125464100149245476320732900000.321.413.420.83319533537.336.099.325.00013.595.400.400.74116.0022.15
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter10118422416201731163303188.223.284.277.561518204.270.054.152.0007.8416.182.060.000.0019.51
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter729016274101142111102010.300.376.367.743335103.342.067.211.00010.6810.681.000.000.0018.52
Average MLB - Per 162 games16225736649302673254105187.248.315.307.6227912287.294.059.172.0008.7914.331.630.000.0019.12
Average Minor - Per 162 games162545771441652551911666529430.264.343.320.66317523625.294.056.193.00010.6010.340.980.31284.4615.69

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1980Visalia Oaks CalifA+min21SS68--911981836307289.9414.25------6998.648.6
1981Orlando Twins SouAAmin22SS102--1453032961477448.9394.39------11191.971.8
1981Orlando Twins SouAAmin223B1---11-21.5001.00------1110.90.7
1982Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAmin23SS78--1372112655374348.9304.46------10475.055.7
1982Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAmin232B18--395491110293.9125.17------10417.312.9
1982Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAmin233B5--171-98.8891.60------1044.83.6
1983Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln24SS72--952161143322311.9664.32------12756.752.9
1983Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln243B29--1640676256.9031.93------12722.821.3
1983Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln242B28--4287217131129.9854.61------12722.020.6
1984Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln25SS52--871601532262247.9434.75------52100.038.2
1984Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln252B37--71114427189185.9795.00------6358.723.9
1984Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln25SS14--2429295553.9643.79------6322.29.0
1984Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln253B12--524233129.9352.42------6319.07.7
1985Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln26SS126--1983622671586560.9564.44------12997.794.0
1986Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln27SS36--661211021197187.9495.19------36100.026.9
1986Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln272B52--104137729248241.9724.63------7866.736.6
1986Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln27SS24--4767317117114.9744.75------7830.816.9
1986Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln273B1---1--111.0001.00------781.30.7
1987Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln282B16--2643277169.9724.31------3447.111.4
1987Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln28SS14--21382116159.9674.21------3441.210.0
1987Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln283B7--314111817.9442.43------3420.65.0
1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln282B18--2424235048.9602.67------4440.911.1
1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln283B4--13-2441.0001.00------449.12.5
1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28SS1---1--111.0001.00------442.30.6
1988Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln292B71--1442111244367355.9675.00------11164.050.0
1988Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln29SS41--52119818179171.9554.17------11136.928.9
1988Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln29OF1--1---111.0001.00------1110.90.7
1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln293B13--2142-1816.8891.23------1872.28.0
1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln292B1--11--221.0002.00------185.60.6
1989Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln30SS85--1192251442358344.9614.05------9490.458.6
1989Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln303B8--45--991.0001.13------948.55.5
1989Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln302B1---2--221.0002.00------941.10.7
1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln302B5--49221513.8672.60------1050.03.1
1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln303B1---------------1010.00.6
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31SS27--35472118482.9763.04------7337.016.7
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi312B23--1722144039.9751.70------7331.514.2
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi313B10--551-1110.9091.00------7313.76.2
1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi32SS20--1629-245451.0002.25------2871.412.3
1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi323B3--14--551.0001.67------2810.71.9
1992Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou33SS45--571191521191176.9213.91------9248.931.3
1992Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou333B42--23689910091.9102.17------9245.729.2
MLB Totals for SS - 3 season(s)-   SS48--5177213130128.9852.67------480.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 4 season(s)-   2B47--465659107102.9532.17------470.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 5 season(s)-   3B31--926323835.9211.13------310.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 7 season(s)-   SS301--4578087017313351265.9484.20------3010.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 6 season(s)-   2B195--38456134118979945.9654.85------1950.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 6 season(s)-   3B75--361191313168155.9232.07------750.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 5 season(s)-   SS388--59111629122818441753.9514.52------3880.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B30--1641776457.8911.90------300.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B28--4287217131129.9854.61------280.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS68--911981836307289.9414.25------680.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1980Visalia Oaks CalifA+min21----68------
1981Orlando Twins SouAAmin22----1021-----
1982Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAmin23---18785-----
1983Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln24---287229-----
1984Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln25----52------
1984Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln25---371412-----
1985Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln26----126------
1986Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln27----36------
1986Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln27---52241-----
1987Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln28---16147-----
1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28---1814-----
1988Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln29---7141----1-
1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29---1-13-----
1989Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln30---1858-----
1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30---5-1-----
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31---232710-----
1991Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi32----203-----
1992Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou33----4542-----

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1992-01-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
1991-07-30Released by Phillies. 
1989-12-14ContractSigned as Free Agent by Phillies. 
1989-10-05Released by Cardinals. 
1983-04-05Purchased by Cardinals from Twins. 
* 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
1987St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll2860,000-59534-344,90660,00060,000
1988St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll2970,000-5692919392,10762,500130,000
1989St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll3062,500-69128-429,80262,500192,500
1990Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll31100,000-64930-515,727100,000292,500
1991Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll32140,000-5122227742,231100,000432,500
* 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