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Ed BrinkmanTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1961-1975 MLB Years: 1961-1975
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PositionsSS-1795, 3B-19, 2B-5, OF-1Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameEdwin Albert Brinkman
Height6-0Weight170BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 6,1941PlaceCincinnati,Ohio
Death DateSeptember 30,2008 [66.298]
High SchoolWestern Hills (Cincinnati,OH)
CollegeUniversity of Cincinnati (Cincinnati,OH)
MLB DebutSeptember 6,1961 [19.274]
OrganizationsWS2 [10] DET [4] NYA [1] SLN [1] TEX [1] Awards1Awards Voting2-69
TBC Player ID9221Retrosheet IDbrine101MLBAM ID111475
RelationshipsBrother of Chuck Brinkman
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed52Power41Contact64XBH48RBIs36Runs38Hitting43Durability72Team.454Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1961MiddlesboroAppRk-1972612133138000000000.500.5001.0381.53827726.435.538.538.6570.000.000.0011.548.6753.85
1961PensacolaFSLA+-19532103261142226000000000.290.290.405.6958518210.284.115.114.3050.000.000.000.95105.0029.51
1961Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         602364474173534000000000.314.314.475.78911225236.299.161.161.3440.000.000.002.1247.2033.78
1961Washington Senators IIALMLBws223b19411010000001100000.091.167.091.2581012.100.000.091.1348.338.331.000.000.000.00
1962RaleighCaroB-20582224972147645000000000.324.324.532.85611827222.306.208.207.3720.000.000.002.7037.0037.50
1962Washington Senators IIALMLBws238ss2054133822710410112800106.165.228.233.461318145.208.068.158.2147.5919.312.550.000.0036.36
1963Washington Senators IIALMLBws211ss211455144411720374553318644246.228.276.319.59516430555.260.091.156.2665.5915.502.771.2673.4325.64
1964Washington Senators IIALMLBws211ss221324475410020383422269942316.224.271.336.60715031482.268.112.170.2715.3920.543.811.6655.8831.00
1965Washington Senators IIALMLBws211ss231544443582132535123882252711.185.251.257.50811420491.214.072.155.2297.7416.702.161.0288.8024.39
1966Washington Senators IIALMLBws211ss24158582421331897487929105095417.229.263.326.58919034625.265.097.144.2594.6416.803.621.1283.1425.56
1967Washington Senators IIALMLBws211ss2510932021609211813245845114.188.252.238.4907612354.225.050.119.2286.7816.382.420.28320.0020.00
1968Washington Senators IIALMLBws211ss26771931236300600193103056.187.259.202.461393215.222.015.114.2108.8414.421.630.000.008.33
1969Washington Senators IIALMLBws211ss2715157671153185243225042553323.266.328.325.65318725639.282.059.146.3017.826.570.840.31288.0016.34
1970Washington Senators IIALMLBws211ss2815862563164172140896041514015.262.330.301.63118820695.278.039.133.2948.635.900.680.14625.0012.20
1971Detroit TigersALMLBdet8ss2915952740120182137144454765714.228.293.275.56814521589.249.047.125.2627.479.171.230.17527.0017.50
1972Detroit TigersALMLBdet8ss3015651642105191649003851377914.203.259.279.53814426571.212.076.149.2446.658.931.341.0586.0024.76
1973Detroit TigersALMLBdet8ss31162515551221647400134791142122.237.284.324.60816727566.267.087.151.2796.0113.962.321.2473.5722.13
1974Detroit TigersALMLBdet8ss32153502551111531454202971393012.221.266.347.61317432546.231.126.187.2825.3113.002.452.5635.8628.83
1975St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln5ss33287561840160071010223.240.306.333.63925585.258.093.187.2878.2411.761.431.1875.0027.78
1975Texas RangersALMLBtex33b3312000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1975Totals for MLB-MLB         73140829811800101721226.207.266.300.5664210155.226.093.164.2586.4510.971.700.65140.0034.48
1975New York YankeesALMLBnya20ss3344632114102003611003.175.224.270.49417568.193.095.143.2304.418.822.000.000.0045.45
1975Totals for AL-AL         45652114102003711003.169.217.262.47917570.190.093.138.2234.2910.002.330.000.0045.45
1975Totals for MLB-MLB         73140829811800101721226.207.266.300.5664210155.226.093.164.2586.4510.971.700.65140.0034.48
B Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter582224972147645000000000.324.324.532.85611827222.306.208.207.0000.000.000.002.7037.0037.50
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter1845604555013552013860461303544484540714044162.224.280.300.58018122996640.250.076.148.0006.6912.731.900.90100.7522.07
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter602364474173534000000000.314.314.475.78911225236.299.161.161.0000.000.000.002.1247.2033.78
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter532103261142226000000000.290.290.405.6958518210.284.115.114.0000.000.000.000.95105.0029.51
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter72612133138000000000.500.5001.0381.53827726.435.538.538.0000.000.000.0011.548.6753.85
Washington Senators II Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter11423845350868125273127327302895732434212594.226.283.296.57911401834213.257.070.145.0006.8613.601.980.74124.0321.08
Detroit Tigers Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter6302060192458681028180351452551436171762.222.276.306.5826301062272.240.084.153.0006.3811.221.761.2373.5723.14
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter287561840160071010223.240.306.333.63925585.258.093.187.0008.2411.761.431.1875.0027.78
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter44632114102003611003.175.224.270.49417568.193.095.143.0004.418.822.000.000.0045.45
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16253148119183540333974464414.224.280.300.58015926583.250.076.148.0006.6912.731.900.90100.7522.07
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626371192004681492000000000.314.314.475.78930268637.299.161.161.0000.000.000.002.1247.2033.78

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1961Washington Senators IIALMLBws2193B3--261198.8892.67------475.01.9
1962Washington Senators IIALMLBws220SS38--6481920154145.9423.82------5470.423.6
1962Washington Senators IIALMLBws2203B10--715-222221.0002.20------5418.56.2
1963Washington Senators IIALMLBws221SS143--2414623797740703.9504.92------14598.688.3
1964Washington Senators IIALMLBws222SS125--2343641975617598.9694.78------13294.777.2
1965Washington Senators IIALMLBws223SS150--2923692576686661.9644.41------15497.492.6
1966Washington Senators IIALMLBws224SS158--2635012883792764.9654.84------158100.099.4
1967Washington Senators IIALMLBws225SS109--1603091054479469.9794.30------109100.067.7
1968Washington Senators IIALMLBws226SS74--971971028304294.9673.97------7796.146.0
1968Washington Senators IIALMLBws2262B2---11-21.5000.50------772.61.2
1968Washington Senators IIALMLBws226OF1---------------771.30.6
1969Washington Senators IIALMLBws227SS150--2485111992778759.9765.06------15199.392.6
1970Washington Senators IIALMLBws228SS157--30156923103893870.9745.54------15899.496.9
1971Detroit TigersALMLBdet29SS159--2355131591763748.9804.70------159100.098.1
1972Detroit TigersALMLBdet30SS156-1370233495781735728.9904.670.53-----156100.0100.0
1973Detroit TigersALMLBdet31SS162-13902494802489753729.9684.500.52-----162100.0100.0
1974Detroit TigersALMLBdet32SS151--2374932188751730.9724.83------15398.793.2
1974Detroit TigersALMLBdet323B2--25-1771.0003.50------1531.31.2
1975New York YankeesALMLBnya33SS39--30536138983.9332.13------4488.624.4
1975St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln33SS24--4069615115109.9484.54------2885.714.8
1975New York YankeesALMLBnya333B3--12--331.0001.00------446.81.9
1975New York YankeesALMLBnya332B3---4--441.0001.33------446.81.9
1975Texas RangersALMLBtex333B1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.6
MLB Totals for SS - 14 season(s)-   SS1795-276029245466259100586498390.9704.673.04-----17950.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 4 season(s)-   3B19--1229144241.9762.16------190.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B5---51-65.8331.00------50.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1961Washington Senators IIALMLBws219-----3-----
1962Washington Senators IIALMLBws220----3810-----
1963Washington Senators IIALMLBws221----143------
1964Washington Senators IIALMLBws222----125------
1965Washington Senators IIALMLBws223----150------
1966Washington Senators IIALMLBws224----158------
1967Washington Senators IIALMLBws225----109------
1968Washington Senators IIALMLBws226---274----1-
1969Washington Senators IIALMLBws227----150------
1970Washington Senators IIALMLBws228----157------
1971Detroit TigersALMLBdet29----159------
1972Detroit TigersALMLBdet30----156------
1973Detroit TigersALMLBdet31----162------
1974Detroit TigersALMLBdet32----1512-----
1975New York YankeesALMLBnya33---3393-----
1975St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln33----24------
1975Texas RangersALMLBtex33-----1-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1972Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB3014011000000000000.250.250.500.750214.250.250.2500.000.000.000.000.00100.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs14011000000000000.250.250.500.750214.250.250.2500.000.000.000.000.00100.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1977Montgomery RebelsSouAAMinordet35Manager1378651.628--1 
1978Montgomery RebelsSouAAMinordet36Manager1446777.46521.03 
1979Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet37Hitting Coach1618576.52818.05Dick Tracewski,Les Moss,Sparky Anderson
1981San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn39Assistant Coach1104169.37326.06Frank Howard
1982Birmingham BaronsSouAAMinordet40Manager1436974.4837.54 
1983Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha41Assistant Coach1629963.611--1Tony La RussaLost ALCS (Orioles)
1984Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha42Assistant Coach1627488.45710.05Tony La Russa
1985Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha43Assistant Coach1628577.5256.03Tony La Russa
1986Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha44First Base Coach1627290.44420.05Tony La Russa,Jim Fregosi,Doug Rader
1987Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha45First Base Coach1627785.4758.05Jim Fregosi
1988Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha46First Base Coach1617190.44132.55Jim Fregosi
* 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 [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1972American League Gold Glove (Shortstop)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1976-03-29Released by Yankees. 
1975-06-13Purchased by Yankees from Rangers. 
1975-06-04TradeTraded by Cardinals with Tommy Moore to Rangers for Willie Davis. 
1974-11-18TradeTraded by Tigers with Dick Sharon and Bob Strampe to Cardinals for Nate Colbert. 
1970-10-09TradeTraded by Senators with Jim Hannan, Joe Coleman and Aurelio Rodriguez to Tigers for Elliott Maddox, Norm McRae, Don Wert and Denny McLain. 
1961-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Senators. 
* 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.