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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Donald Alvin Buford
Stat Years
1963-1972  [mlb] 1963-1972
Height/Weight
5-8 / 165
Bats/Throws
Both / Right
Positions
OF (660) ... 2B (392) ... 3B (352)
Draft Position
OF-2B
Born Date/Place
1937-02-02 in Linden, Texas   [84.266]
High School
Dorsey (Los Angeles,CA)
Colleges
University of Southern California (USC) (Los Angeles, California), Los Angeles City College (Los Angeles, California)
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Chicago White Sox in 1959
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Hollis Thurston
MLB Debut
1963-09-14 - Boxscore  (Age: 26.224)
Service Time
Organizations
BAL [5] CHA [5]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 9385 ... retro id: bufod101 ... mlbam id: 111674
Relations
Father of Damon Buford
Pitch Repertoire
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Batting Splits for 1970

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Season Total and by Team
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
Season Total143629504981371031521766157109558358120734.272.406.411.816.371.139.27517.338.740.502.7024.82
BAL143629504981371031521766157109558358120734.272.406.411.816.371.139.27517.338.740.502.7024.82
by Pitcher Type
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
vs LHP641401122235274222410221032110498.313.435.438.872.330.125.32715.717.140.451.4322.86
vs RHP1234893927610276110154214787455147115826.260.398.403.801.383.143.25917.799.200.523.0725.49
vs Starter135437358759470101132711569407033114524.263.389.405.794.352.142.26315.799.150.582.9725.53
vs Reliever9919214623433351439424015132506210.295.444.425.869.418.130.30220.837.810.382.0823.26
Game Information
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
Home Games67292228496246511028845928221409916.272.424.434.858.439.162.27220.219.590.473.4225.81
Road Games763372764975571017387350276144110818.272.390.391.781.315.120.27614.848.010.542.0824.00
Day Games4318815433432880727202718403207215.279.394.468.861.377.188.27314.369.570.673.7234.88
Night Games10044135065947572103913782374326113519.269.411.386.797.369.117.27518.598.390.452.2720.21
Grass Surface143629504981371031521766157109558358120734.272.406.411.816.371.139.27517.338.740.502.7024.82
in Wins9142733273896592135310483406247014124.268.419.425.844.425.157.26919.449.370.483.0426.97
in Losses5220217225483860413532615211116610.279.378.384.762.267.105.28612.877.430.581.9820.83
by Time Period
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
4-Mar/April1885721216112031200111010100275.222.329.375.704.306.153.21712.9411.760.913.5331.25
5-May2493769181412152115520010264.237.376.342.718.316.105.24316.135.380.331.0822.22
6-June27122992436283051352201303020548.364.471.5451.016.414.182.38316.3910.660.654.1022.22
7-July2611591202621104162020930100395.286.426.429.855.385.143.27817.397.830.453.4819.23
8-August2511190222415702133218920130379.267.396.411.808.356.144.27516.228.110.501.8037.50
9-Sept/Oct231037611171410273225900221243.224.408.316.724.434.092.22424.278.740.361.9417.65
First Half69300247457053629307346283313010717.283.401.433.834.352.150.28915.339.330.613.0024.29
Second Half74329257536750908368463275045110017.261.410.389.799.389.128.26119.158.210.432.4325.37
Batting Slot
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
Lineup Slot #1129612491971341001521766157105548357120434.273.406.415.821.373.143.27517.168.820.512.7825.37
Lineup Slot #2232100000000100000000.000.333.000.333.500.000.00033.330.000.000.000.00
Lineup Slot #6111000000000000000000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.00
Lineup Slot #8343011000000100000010.333.500.333.833.333.000.33325.000.000.000.000.00
Lineup Slot #9897022000000210001020.286.444.286.730.286.000.33322.2211.110.500.000.00
Positions
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
04 Second Base377111000100010000010.143.143.143.286.000.000.1670.0014.290.000.000.00
05 Third Base41411354100200320000061.455.571.5451.117.364.091.55621.4314.290.670.0020.00
07 Left Field12859447693129961421763157102518357119833.271.404.416.820.376.145.27117.178.590.502.8625.58
11 Pinch Hitter141410122000000410001020.200.429.200.629.400.000.22228.577.140.250.000.00
by Ball-Strike Count
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
0-0 Count143629504981371031521766157109558358120734.272.406.411.816.371.139.27517.338.740.502.7024.82
by Hit Type
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
Ball in Air110189184000000500000050000.000.000.000.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.00
Ball on Ground86133130622000020000300120.015.015.015.031.015.000.0150.000.000.000.000.00
Bunt896122000000000300020.333.333.333.667.000.000.3330.000.000.000.000.00
by Inning
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
Inning 1128129105252620402241221320000366.248.388.343.730.333.095.26717.0510.080.591.5523.08
Inning 2393932365100400531011071.188.308.219.526.188.031.20012.827.690.600.0016.67
Inning 3838364182012206106316520100408.313.458.6251.083.609.313.25919.286.020.317.2340.00
Inning 4484839744000300761011040.103.250.103.353.179.000.11814.5812.500.860.000.00
Inning 56969601318161013108710001222.300.391.367.758.217.067.32711.5910.140.881.4511.11
Inning 664645111168314151112710000338.314.453.6471.100.569.333.30018.7510.940.586.2550.00
Inning 76262516141111191210301000203.275.393.392.786.294.118.27716.134.840.301.6121.43
Inning 863634881916003121013501120283.396.516.5831.099.479.188.39020.637.940.384.7615.79
Inning 948483639720061011400120112.250.417.306.722.389.056.27322.928.330.360.0022.22
Xtra Innings162418454100200520102061.278.435.333.768.333.056.31320.838.330.400.0020.00
by Outs
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
0 Out135292237636043100713825027320119117.253.390.384.774.367.131.26117.129.250.542.4028.33
1 Out1051671351948404132443241321530638.356.446.467.912.296.111.36314.377.780.541.8016.67
2 Out1021701321629201172932351530040539.220.394.402.796.455.182.20020.598.820.434.1231.03
by Situation
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
Runners ---139425346688865111111114774395000013423.254.393.387.780.367.133.26017.419.180.532.5926.14
Runners --3664000000000200000000.000.333.000.333.500.000.00033.330.000.000.000.00
Runners -2-3743355981006007510040101.257.395.286.681.229.029.30016.2811.630.710.0011.11
Runners -2310105133000600400013030.600.700.6001.300.800.000.50040.000.000.000.000.00
Runners 1--64786414191330360011603001316.297.400.484.884.359.188.29114.107.690.553.8531.58
Runners 1-316179343001910421031071.444.529.7781.307.889.333.33323.5311.760.505.8825.00
Runners 12-2931285750118003300000122.250.323.429.751.286.179.2509.689.681.003.2328.57
Runners 12318191327600120004010100101.538.632.7691.401.538.231.46221.050.000.005.2614.29
Runners On10820415830493841655103516335817311.310.433.462.895.380.152.30517.167.840.462.9422.45
Scoring Position85126941630251134910241030580425.319.452.447.899.394.128.31419.057.940.422.3816.67
Leadoff1352542085150359066814322300007715.240.378.370.748.370.130.24416.938.660.512.3630.00
Last Batter1110110002000000000101.0001.0001.0002.000.000.0001.0000.000.000.000.000.00
Winning972501992644354233044412442450619.221.359.307.665.291.085.23316.409.600.591.2020.45
Losing7815712729483650724312910001017412.378.490.5831.073.449.205.36918.476.370.344.4625.00
Tied12222217843453260712823921410307213.253.398.404.803.404.152.25317.579.460.543.1528.89
Opponents
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
BOS156855917142015309620210223.309.412.400.812.309.091.32013.248.820.671.4717.65
CAL937326862000005500000102.250.351.313.664.219.063.29613.5113.511.000.0025.00
CHA94636465001500743000091.167.348.250.598.278.083.16115.228.700.572.1716.67
CLE16685014116203110117900100225.220.412.440.852.540.220.20525.0013.240.534.4145.45
DET17705510151410051114710011161.273.429.291.719.273.018.31320.0010.000.500.006.67
KCA1044396970114205500000142.231.318.359.677.308.128.24211.3611.361.002.2722.22
MIL114737710810162010500020142.270.426.378.804.432.108.29021.2810.640.502.1320.00
MIN114737111381138108010110255.351.468.6761.144.568.324.28617.020.000.006.3838.46
NYA1667591016114017107510000235.271.358.390.748.254.119.28310.457.460.711.4931.25
OAK12564411151110382210202020254.341.463.5681.031.455.227.30817.863.570.205.3626.67
WS217796010171310373317701110274.283.436.450.886.450.167.27521.528.860.413.8023.53
by Ballpark
CategoryGPAABRH1B2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBGDPTBXBHAVGOBPSLGOPSsecAISOBABIPBB%SO%K-BBHR%XBH%
Anaheim Stadium51916442200000310000062.250.368.375.743.313.125.26715.795.260.330.0050.00
Cleveland Municipal Stadium840307631028009800100133.200.375.433.808.533.233.19022.5020.000.895.0050.00
Comiskey Park52821344000400413000040.190.393.190.583.190.000.20014.293.570.250.000.00
County Stadium52319343100200430002051.211.348.263.611.263.053.25017.3913.040.750.0025.00
Fenway Park94336513111014206200100172.361.442.472.914.333.111.35313.954.650.332.3315.38
Memorial Stadium67292228496246511028845928221409916.272.424.434.858.439.162.27220.219.590.473.4225.81
Metropolitan Stadium629237960127104010110173.391.483.7391.222.565.348.31813.790.000.006.9033.33
Municipal Stadium62623465001420330000091.261.346.391.737.348.130.26311.5411.541.003.8516.67
Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum62622365100201310100071.273.360.318.678.136.045.28611.543.850.330.0016.67
RFK Memorial Stadium9403141081014128300110142.323.450.452.902.355.129.32120.007.500.382.5020.00
Tiger Stadium93326244000100641000140.154.333.154.487.231.000.18218.1812.120.670.000.00
Yankee Stadium I830297963002100110000123.310.333.414.747.138.103.3210.003.330.000.0033.33
85 record(s)
Glossary:
G Games Played (or Pitched) PA Plate Appearances AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HBP Hit by a Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IBB Intentional Walks GDP Grounded into Double Play TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)