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Tom BrunanskyTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1978-1994 MLB Years: 1981-1994
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Drafted
1st Round Draft Pick
World Series Champion
HR Derby

PositionsOF-1993, DH-61, 1B-41Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameThomas Andrew Brunansky
Height6-4Weight216BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 20,1960 [58.035]PlaceCovina,California
High SchoolWest Covina (West Covina,CA)

DraftedSelected by the California Angels [Team Picks] in the 1st round (14th overall) of the 1978 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsLarry Himes
MLB DebutApril 9,1981 [20.232]
OrganizationsMIN [7] CAL [5] BOS [4] SLN [3] MIL [2] Awards1
TBC Player ID9349Retrosheet IDbrunt001MLBAM ID111629
RelationshipsFather of Jason Brunansky
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (OF) in 1982
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed58Power88Contact39XBH88RBIs77Runs55Hitting54Durability78Team.477Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1978Idaho Falls AngelsPioRkcal-of17481905563144645172453410200.332.458.5421.00010324238.375.210.526.44618.9114.290.762.5231.6738.10
1979Salinas AngelsCalifA+cal-of18140485851312312376201510011650600.270.396.464.86022547596.307.194.410.38616.7819.461.163.8621.0935.88
1980El Paso DiablosTexAAcal-191284951031602482497237759630400.323.412.549.96127256577.359.226.410.42613.0016.641.284.1620.6335.00
1980Salt Lake GullsPCLAAAcal-of199327112218005300100.344.421.6251.04620538.345.281.438.44813.167.890.602.6332.0045.45
1980Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         137527110171261025105237809930500.324.413.554.96729261615.358.230.412.42713.0116.101.244.0721.0835.67
1981Salt Lake GullsPCLAAAcal7of2096343611141710228167577434210.332.430.6331.06321749409.369.301.464.46913.9418.091.305.3815.5942.98
1981California AngelsALMLBcal3,30of2011337500361081000000.152.317.424.74114341.100.272.545.34519.5124.391.257.3211.0060.00
1982Spokane IndiansPCLAAAcal-of2125881218611644151900100.205.317.330.647298104.246.125.295.30014.4218.271.270.9688.0044.44
1982Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24of211274637712630120461271101812012.272.377.471.84821851545.308.199.350.38013.0318.531.423.6723.1540.48
1983Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24of22151542701232452882256195413413.227.308.445.75324157611.225.218.325.3339.9815.551.564.5819.3646.34
1984Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24of23155567751442103285455794004215.254.320.460.78026153628.252.206.305.3479.0814.971.655.1017.7236.81
1985Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24of241575677113728427905371860013712.242.320.448.76825459651.236.206.335.33310.9113.211.214.1521.0043.07
1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24of251575936915228123751245398117415.256.315.423.73825152655.269.167.270.3258.0914.961.853.5125.7834.21
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24of26155532831382223285111174104404512.259.352.489.84126056614.265.230.368.36212.0516.941.415.2116.6340.58
1988Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24of2714495910161271100000.184.286.265.55113256.216.081.204.26212.5019.641.571.7949.0022.22
1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23of271435236912822422791667982416617.245.345.428.77322448613.249.183.354.34512.8913.381.043.5923.7737.50
1988Totals for MLB-MLB         1575727413723423851788693416617.240.340.414.75423750669.247.174.341.33812.8613.901.083.4424.8736.50
1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23of281585566713329320855959107205310.239.312.410.72222852622.260.171.270.3259.4917.201.813.2227.8039.10
1990St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23of29195759301200121010101.158.310.263.57315471.170.105.316.27916.9014.080.831.4157.0044.44
1990Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23of2912946161123245157151054105308712.267.342.438.78020244526.309.171.278.34410.2719.961.942.8530.7335.77
1990Totals for MLB-MLB         14851866132275167351066115409713.255.338.419.75721748597.293.164.282.33611.0619.261.742.6832.3836.36
1991Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23of3014245954105241167012497230828.229.303.390.69317941519.235.161.266.3109.4413.871.473.0828.6939.05
1992Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23of31138458471223131574256696027211.266.354.445.79920449533.302.179.317.35912.3818.011.452.8130.5340.16
1993Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil18of328022420417362934255902005.183.265.321.5867216251.220.138.246.2689.9623.512.362.3937.3339.02
1994Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil18of331628262000001900001.214.241.286.5278229.316.072.107.2353.4531.039.000.000.0033.33
1994Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23of33481772242101103402234800412.237.319.475.7948421204.260.238.356.33811.2723.532.094.9017.7050.00
1988Totals for AL-AL         642052448121103402245700413.234.309.449.7589223233.268.215.322.33510.3024.462.384.2920.5047.92
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter18006289804154330633271919697077011873087243146.245.327.434.76127286107169.259.189.311.00010.7416.561.543.7823.2139.53
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter446163332349786267731370352973421241610.304.412.530.9428661891962.341.226.429.00015.1417.431.153.9221.2138.03
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter13046380143251324951011779634410.309.408.575.98326662551.343.266.430.00013.9717.421.254.3619.2943.36
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1284951031602482497237759630400.323.412.549.96127256577.359.226.410.00013.0016.641.284.1620.6335.00
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter140485851312312376201510011650600.270.396.464.86022547596.307.194.410.00016.7819.461.163.8621.0935.88
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter481905563144645172453410200.332.458.5421.00010324238.375.210.526.00018.9114.290.762.5231.6738.10
Minnesota Twins Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter9163313450829154131634693632394589173332279.250.330.452.78214983303760.257.202.322.00010.4815.661.494.3420.3339.81
Boston Red Sox Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter457155518439289105624981919232162271233.252.331.430.7616691551782.279.178.295.00010.7718.011.673.1427.7739.54
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter32011361412705474316621151501997112928.238.327.411.7384671041306.251.173.311.00011.4915.241.333.2926.4238.52
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter9625222479362934266802006.187.263.317.5808018280.230.130.230.0009.2924.292.622.1442.0038.30
California Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11337500361081000000.152.317.424.74114341.100.272.545.00019.5124.391.257.3211.0060.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625667213928324836669107316413.245.327.434.76124655645.259.189.311.00010.7416.561.543.7823.2139.53
Average Minor - Per 162 games16259311718131928114251310812441600.304.412.530.94231569713.341.226.429.00015.1417.431.153.9221.2138.03

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Idaho Falls Angels PioRkcal17OF45--851819486.9151.91------4893.866.2
1978Idaho Falls Angels PioRkcal171B4--273-530301.0007.50------488.35.9
1979Salinas Angels CalifA+cal18OF140--2791161296290.9802.07------140100.0100.0
1979Salinas Angels CalifA+cal181B1--2--1221.0002.00------1400.70.7
1980Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAcal19OF9--281--29291.0003.22------9100.06.3
1981Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAcal20OF96--2501451269264.9812.75------96100.071.6
1981California AngelsALMLBcal20OF11--273213230.9382.73------11100.010.0
1982Spokane Indians PCLAAAcal21OF24--447115251.9812.13------2596.016.8
1982Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin21OF127--34385-356351.9862.76------127100.078.4
1983Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin22OF146--3751668397391.9852.68------15196.790.1
1983Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin22DH4---------------1512.62.5
1984Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23OF153--3041356322317.9842.07------15598.794.4
1984Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23DH1---------------1550.60.6
1985Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24OF155--3001452319314.9842.03------15798.795.7
1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25OF152--3151061331325.9822.14------15796.893.8
1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25DH2---------------1571.31.2
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26OF138--2731031286283.9902.05------15589.085.2
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26DH17---------------15511.010.5
1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27OF143--267101-278277.9961.94------143100.088.3
1988Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27OF13--19-3-2219.8641.46------1492.98.0
1988Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27DH1---------------147.10.6
1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28OF155--291972307300.9771.94------15898.195.7
1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln281B1---------------1580.60.6
1990Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29OF121--267751279274.9822.26------12993.874.7
1990St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29OF17--371214038.9502.24------1989.510.5
1990Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29DH7---------------1295.44.3
1991Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30OF137--265532273270.9891.97------14296.584.6
1991Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30DH1---------------1420.70.6
1992Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31OF92--189643199195.9802.12------13866.756.8
1992Boston Red SoxALMLBbos311B28--18410219196194.9906.93------13820.317.3
1992Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31DH17---------------13812.310.5
1993Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil32OF71--14642-152150.9872.11------8088.843.8
1993Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil32DH6---------------807.53.7
1994Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33OF42--861118887.9892.07------4887.536.5
1994Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil33OF6--2---221.0000.33------1637.55.2
1994Boston Red SoxALMLBbos331B5--34--434341.0006.80------4810.44.3
1994Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33DH3---------------486.32.6
1994Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil33DH2---------------1612.51.7
1994Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil331B2--221-323231.00011.50------1612.51.7
MLB Totals for OF - 14 season(s)-   OF1679--3506117602936833623.9842.16------16790.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 10 season(s)-   DH61---------------610.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B36--24011226253251.9926.97------360.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF129--3222262350344.9832.67------1290.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF140--2791161296290.9802.07------1400.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--2--1221.0002.00------10.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF45--851819486.9151.91------450.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B4--273-530301.0007.50------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Idaho Falls Angels PioRkcal17--4------45-
1979Salinas Angels CalifA+cal18--1------140-
1980Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAcal19---------9-
1981Salt Lake Gulls PCLAAAcal20---------96-
1981California AngelsALMLBcal20---------11-
1982Spokane Indians PCLAAAcal21---------24-
1982Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin21---------127-
1983Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin22---------1464
1984Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin23---------1531
1985Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24---------155-
1986Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25---------1522
1987Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26---------13817
1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27---------143-
1988Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27---------131
1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28--1------155-
1990Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29---------1217
1990St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29---------17-
1991Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30---------1371
1992Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31--28------9217
1993Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil32---------716
1994Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33--5------423
1994Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil33--2------62

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1987Minnesota TwinsChamp. SeriesMLB26517574029004300000.412.5241.0001.52417621.417.588.82419.0514.290.759.528.5085.71
1987Minnesota TwinsWorld SeriesMLB26725550002104400000.200.310.200.5105029.238.000.20013.7913.791.000.000.000.00
1990Boston Red SoxChamp. SeriesMLB29412010001001300000.083.154.083.2371013.111.000.0837.6923.083.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs9295840210005600000.276.382.6211.00318634.286.345.51714.7117.651.205.8814.5075.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs725550002104400000.200.310.200.5105029.238.000.20013.7913.791.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2011New Britain Rock CatsEastAAMinormin50Hitting Coach1427270.5075.03Jeff Smith
2012Rochester Red WingsILAAAMinormin51Hitting Coach1447272.50012.04Gene Glynn
2013Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin52Hitting Coach1626696.40727.04Ron Gardenhire
2014Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin53Hitting Coach1627092.43220.05Ron Gardenhire
2015Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin54Hitting Coach1628379.51212.02Paul Molitor
2016Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin55Hitting Coach16259103.36435.55Paul Molitor
* 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
1990American League Player of the Week (September 24-September 30)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1994-10-20Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-06-16TradeTraded by Brewers to Red Sox for Dave Valle. 
1993-01-28ContractSigned as Free Agent by Brewers. 
1992-10-28Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1990-12-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
1990-10-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1990-05-04TradeTraded by Cardinals to Red Sox for Lee Smith. 
1988-04-22TradeTraded by Twins to Cardinals for Tom Herr. 
1982-05-12TradeTraded by Angels with Mike Walters and Cash to Twins for Rob Wilfong and Doug Corbett. 
* 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
1985Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll24425,000-256558++370,78060,000425,000
1986Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll25740,000-138381++386,34760,0001,165,000
1987Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll26940,000-68491++344,90660,0002,105,000
1988St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll271,140,000-49594++392,10762,5003,245,000
1988Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll271,140,000-49494++392,10762,5003,245,000
1989St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll281,240,000-71592++429,80262,5004,485,000
1990Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll291,500,000-64591++515,727100,0005,985,000
1990St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll291,500,000-64691++515,727100,0005,985,000
1991Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll302,500,000-52793++742,231100,0008,485,000
1992Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll312,850,000-77691++962,245109,00011,335,000
1993Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll321,100,000-248873++968,431109,00012,435,000
1994Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll331,100,000-244873++957,101109,00013,535,000
1994Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll331,100,000-2441273++957,101109,00013,535,000
* 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