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Steve BraunTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1966-1986 MLB Years: 1971-1985
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Drafted
World Series Champion

PositionsOF-499, 3B-310, DH-152, 2B-49, SS-21, 1B-9Position when DraftedSS-2BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameStephen Russell Braun
Height5-10Weight180BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateMay 8,1948 [70.192]PlaceTrenton,New Jersey
High SchoolHopewell Valley Central (Pennington,NJ)

DraftedSelected by the Minnesota Twins [Team Picks] in the 10th round (200th overall) of the 1966 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsBennie Borgmann
MLB DebutApril 6,1971 [22.333]
OrganizationsMIN [9] SLN [6] KCA [3] SEA [2] TOR [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID9157Retrosheet IDbraus001MLBAM ID111404
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (3B) in 1971 ... Selected by the Seattle Mariners from the Minnesota Twins in the 1976 AL Expansion Draft (#38 pick)
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed42Power50Contact75XBH47RBIs52Runs31Hitting65Durability48Team.495Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1966SarasotaFSLA+-184215223355501528022200000.230.240.329.5695010154.269.099.296.2491.3014.2911.000.000.0028.57
1967Wisconsin RapidsMidwA-19109121002200400000.222.222.333.555319.400.111.333.2470.0044.440.000.000.0050.00
1967SarasotaFSLA+-195418437456811334054500000.245.265.380.6457015189.319.135.348.2872.6523.819.000.53184.0033.33
1967Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         6419338477811536054900000.244.263.378.6417316198.322.134.347.2852.5324.759.800.51193.0034.04
1970LynchburgCaroA+-221183875210824144347067100000.279.290.377.66714629393.333.098.235.2981.5318.0711.831.0296.7526.85
1971Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin43b23128343518712253583485052448.254.350.344.69411819402.281.090.245.32011.9412.441.041.2468.6021.84
1972Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin43b2412140240116210250454538224114.289.360.356.71614323455.311.067.177.3319.898.350.840.44201.0019.83
1973Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin43b251153614610228564243744831189.283.408.438.84615839440.312.155.363.38216.8210.910.651.3660.1738.24
1974Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin4of261294535312712184044565124146.280.361.364.72516521516.301.084.208.33810.859.880.911.5556.6316.54
1975Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin4of2713645370137183114502665512458.302.389.428.81719432526.322.126.267.37412.5510.460.832.0941.1823.36
1976Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2dh2812241773120123361124674312425.288.384.353.73714718491.312.065.245.34813.658.760.640.61139.0015.00
1977Seattle MarinersALMLBsea4of2913945151106191531838059283214.235.351.315.66614225544.259.080.268.31114.7110.850.740.9290.2023.58
1978Seattle MarinersALMLBsea4dh303274111740315109500114.230.310.405.71530784.209.175.311.32010.715.950.563.5724.6741.18
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3of3064137163610101432281601111.263.386.350.7364811167.295.087.299.34416.779.580.570.000.0030.56
1978Totals for AL-AL         96211275314132942372101225.251.360.370.7307818251.265.119.303.33614.748.370.571.2070.3333.96
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3of-dh315811615312041000221101022.267.384.388.772456139.267.121.310.35215.837.910.502.8829.0019.35
1980Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-3219611120312111116400000.328.468.508.97631677.327.180.443.44020.785.190.252.6030.5030.00
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3of321423010001002200000.043.120.043.1631025.048.000.087.0938.008.001.000.000.000.00
1980Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor11dh3237554152019008500012.273.365.364.72920363.286.091.236.33212.707.940.631.5955.0020.00
1980Totals for AL-AL         5178416201100010700012.205.295.269.56421388.214.064.192.26311.367.950.701.1478.0018.75
1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26of3344469921021015701001.196.393.283.67613362.231.087.435.33524.1911.290.470.000.0033.33
1982St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26of-3b345862617400400111000002.274.384.339.72321473.327.065.242.33815.0713.700.910.000.0023.53
1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26of35789282521370121700101.272.404.413.817386114.265.141.359.37418.426.140.332.6330.6724.00
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26of3686986273101600171700000.276.383.327.710324115.333.051.224.33414.7814.781.000.000.0014.81
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26of37646771640160010910110.239.342.343.68523579.259.104.254.31112.6611.390.901.2767.0031.25
1986Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-385014318398042600412310250.273.433.413.8465912187.297.140.427.38021.9312.300.562.1435.7530.77
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter14253650466989155195238845275794331724253277.271.371.367.73813382264295.294.096.259.00013.4810.080.751.2170.1922.85
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter29393614224947151111011217016910250.266.317.384.701359731009.314.118.311.0006.9416.752.411.0985.0929.32
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter69204295911163711572710250.289.443.441.8849018264.306.152.431.00021.5910.230.472.2734.0030.51
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter214723112188351457110901313800000.260.273.368.64126654736.316.108.277.0001.7718.7510.620.68144.6028.72
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter109121002200400000.222.222.333.555319.400.111.333.0000.0044.440.000.000.0050.00
Minnesota Twins Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter7512429333689103143527332213562851413182450.284.376.381.7579251522830.307.097.248.00012.5810.070.801.2469.4022.06
Seattle Mariners Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter17152562123231846938964284318.234.345.328.67317232628.252.094.274.00014.1710.190.721.2765.6326.02
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter330365369415343511745011214.258.382.348.73012722443.288.090.293.00016.7011.290.680.9091.2523.40
Kansas City Royals Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter136276316812142532522902133.246.365.341.7069417331.262.095.286.00015.718.760.561.2169.0025.00
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter37554152019008500012.273.365.364.72920363.286.091.236.00012.707.940.631.5955.0020.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624155311218264453664923349.271.371.367.73815226488.294.096.259.00013.4810.080.751.2170.1922.85
Average Minor - Per 162 games16251879138268661621399310130.266.317.384.70119840558.314.118.311.0006.9416.752.411.0985.0929.32

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1971Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin233B73--48106117165154.9332.11------12857.045.6
1971Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin232B28--415811110099.9903.54------12821.917.5
1971Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23SS10--1829164847.9794.70------1287.86.3
1971Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23OF2---------------1281.61.3
1972Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin243B75-64449146614201195.9702.600.30-----12162.048.7
1972Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin242B20-13836392127775.9743.750.54-----12116.513.0
1972Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24SS11-786204-3026.8672.360.33-----1219.17.1
1972Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24OF9-691921-2221.9552.330.30-----1217.45.8
1973Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin253B101-852791751621270254.9412.510.30-----11587.862.3
1973Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25OF7-547---771.0001.000.13-----1156.14.3
1973Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25DH1---------------1150.90.6
1974Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26OF108--1801072197190.9641.76------12983.766.7
1974Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin263B17--1537565752.9123.06------12913.210.5
1975Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27OF106--195661207201.9711.90------13677.966.7
1975Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin271B9--755338380.9648.89------1366.65.7
1975Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27DH9---------------1366.65.7
1975Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin273B2---------------1361.51.3
1975Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin272B1--131-54.8004.00------1360.70.6
1976Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28DH71---------------12258.243.8
1976Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28OF32--6442-7068.9712.13------12226.219.8
1976Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin283B16--728433935.8972.19------12213.19.9
1977Seattle MarinersALMLBsea29OF100--1861153202197.9751.97------13971.961.7
1977Seattle MarinersALMLBsea29DH32---------------13923.019.8
1977Seattle MarinersALMLBsea293B1---------------1390.70.6
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30OF33--5212-5553.9641.61------6451.620.4
1978Seattle MarinersALMLBsea30DH14---------------3243.88.8
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca303B11--118222119.9051.73------6417.26.8
1978Seattle MarinersALMLBsea30OF4--5---551.0001.25------3212.52.5
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31OF18--264-130301.0001.67------5831.011.1
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31DH11---------------5819.06.8
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca313B2---------------583.41.2
1980Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor32DH13---------------3735.18.0
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32OF5--2---221.0000.40------1435.73.1
1980Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor323B1---1--111.0001.00------372.70.6
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32DH1---------------147.10.6
1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln33OF12--152-117171.0001.42------4427.311.8
1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln333B1---------------442.31.0
1982St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34OF8--4---441.0000.50------5813.84.9
1982St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln343B5--251-87.8751.40------588.63.1
1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln35OF22--23---23231.0001.05------7828.213.6
1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln353B4--34-1771.0001.75------785.12.5
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln36OF19--101--11111.0000.58------8622.111.7
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln363B1---------------861.20.6
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln37OF14--141--15151.0001.07------6421.98.6
MLB Totals for OF - 15 season(s)-   OF499-12380242238867844.9731.696.86-----4990.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 14 season(s)-   3B310-14962145104554769724.9412.340.48-----3100.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 7 season(s)-   DH152---------------1520.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B49-13878100423182178.9783.631.29-----490.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS21-782449567873.9363.480.94-----210.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B9--755338380.9648.89------90.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1971Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23---281073---2-
1972Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24---201175---9-
1973Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25-----101---71
1974Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26-----17---108-
1975Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27--91-2---1069
1976Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28-----16---3271
1977Seattle MarinersALMLBsea29-----1---10032
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30-----11---33-
1978Seattle MarinersALMLBsea30---------414
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31-----2---1811
1980Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor32-----1----13
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32---------51
1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln33-----1---12-
1982St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln34-----5---8-
1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln35-----4---22-
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln36-----1---19-
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln37---------14-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1978Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB3025000000001100000.000.167.000.167006.000.000.20016.6716.671.000.000.000.00
1982St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB3411000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1982St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB3422010002001000000.500.667.5001.167103.500.000.50033.330.000.000.000.000.00
1985St. Louis CardinalsChamp. SeriesMLB3722000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1985St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB3711000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2006Orleans CardinalsCape Cod LeagueCollege5814392820051071402100.205.319.256.57510249.308.051.25614.2928.572.000.000.0025.00
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs14392820051071402100.205.319.256.57510249.308.051.25614.2928.572.000.000.0025.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs58000000001100000.000.111.000.111009.000.000.12511.1111.111.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs33010002001000000.333.500.333.833104.333.000.33325.000.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1990St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln42Hitting Coach1627092.43225.06Whitey Herzog,Joe Torre,Red Schoendienst
1994Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos46Minor League Hitting Coordinator1155461.47017.04Butch Hobson
1995Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos47Minor League Hitting Coordinator1448658.597--1Kevin KennedyLost in 1st Round (Indians)
1996Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos48Minor League Hitting Coordinator1628577.5257.03Kevin Kennedy
1999Trenton ThunderEastAAMinorbos51Hitting Coach1429250.648--1DeMarlo HaleLost in Semi-Finals
2000Trenton ThunderEastAAMinorbos52Hitting Coach1426775.47216.05Billy Gardner
2001Sarasota Red SoxFSLA+Minorbos53Hitting Coach1375483.39422.06Ron Jackson
2002Trenton ThunderEastAAMinorbos54Hitting Coach1406377.45013.05Ron Johnson
2003Trenton ThunderEastAAMinornya55Hitting Coach1417071.4968.54Stump Merrill
2004Trenton ThunderEastAAMinornya56Hitting Coach1426478.45120.56Stump Merrill
* 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
1985-12-18Released by Cardinals. 
1981-03-03ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
1980-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1980-06-21ContractSigned as Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
1980-06-02Released by Royals. 
1978-06-01TradeTraded by Mariners to Royals for Jim Colborn. 
1976-11-05Selected by Mariners from Twins in expansion draft (Pick #38). 
* 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
1985St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll37160,000-4291829370,78060,000160,000
* 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