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Rocket Wheeler Player Bio

Current Status
Proper Name
Ralph Norman Wheeler
High Level
Minor Leagues - 'AA'
MLB Years
N/A
Stat Years
1977-1982
Born
Current Age
64.069
Place of Birth
Height | Weight
5-10 | 165
Bats | Throws
Right | Right
High School
- (--,--)
College(s)
University of Houston (Houston, Texas)
Drafted
Selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in Round #13 (#337 overall) of the 1977 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Signing Bonus
N/A
TBC_Player_ID
99672
Retrosheet ID
MLBAM ID
0
Prospect Count
0
Awards Count
Pitch Repertoire
Velocity (FB avg)
Player Tags


Career Talent Ratings
Batting
Speed41
Power44
Contact81
XBH42
RBIs45
Runs62
Hitting66
Durability85
Team.483
Ratings Explained


Career Batting Statistics

Year Team Name League Level Org Unif Age Pos Detail G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO HP SH SF IBB DP BAVG OBP SLG OPS PA TB XBH SECA ISO BABIP BB PCT SO PCT SO BB AB HR HR PCT XBH PCT
1977 Utica Blue Jays NYPL A- - 22 2b 67 238 42 55 9 3 1 23 5 6 37 25 2 2 0 0 0 .231 .339 .307 .646 279 73 13 .227 .076 .255 13.26 8.96 0.68 238.00 0.36 23.64
1978 Dunedin Blue Jays FSL A+ - 23 of-ss 126 465 66 126 9 2 3 25 3 7 41 49 8 7 1 0 0 .271 .340 .318 .658 522 148 14 .127 .047 .297 7.85 9.39 1.20 155.00 0.57 11.11
1979 Kinston Eagles Caro A+ - 24 3b-1b 132 493 69 145 24 5 5 69 6 0 48 43 6 6 3 0 0 .294 .362 .394 .756 556 194 34 .209 .100 .313 8.63 7.73 0.90 98.60 0.90 23.45
1980 Knoxville Blue Jays Sou AA - 25 3b-ss 119 419 50 111 16 3 3 31 3 3 36 60 4 9 0 0 0 .265 .329 .339 .668 468 142 22 .160 .074 .303 7.69 12.82 1.67 139.67 0.64 19.82
1981 Florence Blue Jays SAL A - 26 ss 133 523 89 145 20 9 7 67 11 7 58 57 8 7 4 5 0 .277 .356 .390 .746 600 204 36 .231 .113 .298 9.67 9.50 0.98 74.71 1.17 24.83
1982 Florence Blue Jays SAL A - 27 2b-ss 59 218 43 68 12 0 8 48 6 2 31 27 3 4 5 3 0 .312 .397 .477 .874 261 104 20 .326 .165 .319 11.88 10.34 0.87 27.25 3.07 29.41
1982 Knoxville Blue Jays Sou AA - 27 3b-ss 12 29 9 8 2 0 1 4 2 0 3 4 0 1 1 0 0 .276 .333 .448 .781 34 13 3 .345 .172 .280 8.82 11.76 1.33 29.00 2.94 37.50
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League Abbreviation or name of league Age Player's age for the selected season Pos Defensive Position G Games Played (or Pitched) 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 HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IBB Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) BAVG 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) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) XBH PCT Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

Career Pitching Statistics

Year Team Name League Level Unif Age Detail Exp W L ERA G GS CG SHO GF GR SV IP H R ER HR BB SO WP BK HB WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 RA9 SO BB WPCT
1978 Dunedin Blue Jays FSL A+ - 23 1 0 0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.00 9.99 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 .000
1979 Kinston Eagles Caro A+ - 24 2 0 0 9.99 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 6 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 3.00 9.99 0.00 0.00 9.00 13.50 0.00 .000
Minor Totals:Minor 2 0 0 9.00 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.0 8 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 2.67 9.99 0.00 0.00 6.00 9.00 2.00 .000
A+ Totals:A+ 2 0 0 9.00 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.0 8 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 2.67 9.99 0.00 0.00 6.00 9.00 2.00 .000
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League Abbreviation or name of league Age Player's age for the selected season Exp Experience for selected topic (Manager) W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

Career Fielding Statistics

Year Team Name League Level Age posit G GS INN PO A E DP TC TSC FPCT RFG RFI Team Share Player Share Team Rank
1978 Dunedin Blue Jays FSL A+ 23 2B 32 0 0.0 78 116 6 17 200 194 .970 6.10 0.00 0 22.5 3
1978 Dunedin Blue Jays FSL A+ 23 SS 36 0 0.0 69 112 12 22 193 181 .938 5.00 0.00 0 25.4 2
1978 Dunedin Blue Jays FSL A+ 23 OF 61 0 0.0 85 8 5 0 98 93 .949 1.50 0.00 0 43.0 3
1979 Kinston Eagles Caro A+ 24 1B 52 0 0.0 409 35 5 34 449 444 .989 8.50 0.00 0 38.2 1
1979 Kinston Eagles Caro A+ 24 3B 78 0 0.0 56 148 16 9 220 204 .927 2.60 0.00 0 57.4 1
1979 Kinston Eagles Caro A+ 24 SS 2 0 0.0 1 1 1 1 3 2 .667 1.00 0.00 0 1.5 3
1979 Kinston Eagles Caro A+ 24 OF 4 0 0.0 3 0 0 0 3 3 1.000 0.80 0.00 0 2.9 6
1980 Knoxville Blue Jays Sou AA 25 1B 13 0 0.0 108 9 1 10 118 117 .992 9.00 0.00 0 9.0 4
1980 Knoxville Blue Jays Sou AA 25 2B 9 0 0.0 20 21 5 2 46 41 .891 4.60 0.00 0 6.3 3
1980 Knoxville Blue Jays Sou AA 25 3B 21 0 0.0 25 37 7 4 69 62 .899 3.00 0.00 0 14.6 2
1980 Knoxville Blue Jays Sou AA 25 SS 13 0 0.0 20 40 7 6 67 60 .896 4.60 0.00 0 9.0 3
1981 Florence Blue Jays SAL A 26 2B 12 0 0.0 12 37 1 4 50 49 .980 4.10 0.00 0 8.7 3
1981 Florence Blue Jays SAL A 26 3B 3 0 0.0 4 6 1 0 11 10 .909 3.30 0.00 0 2.2 4
1981 Florence Blue Jays SAL A 26 SS 100 0 0.0 167 297 28 52 492 464 .943 4.60 0.00 0 72.5 1
1981 Florence Blue Jays SAL A 26 OF 12 0 0.0 28 2 1 1 31 30 .968 2.50 0.00 0 8.7 9
1982 Florence Blue Jays SAL A 27 1B 3 0 0.0 22 1 2 3 25 23 .920 7.70 0.00 0 2.1 3
1982 Florence Blue Jays SAL A 27 2B 24 0 0.0 36 48 3 7 87 84 .966 3.50 0.00 0 17.0 3
1982 Florence Blue Jays SAL A 27 3B 3 0 0.0 6 4 0 0 10 10 1.000 3.30 0.00 0 2.1 2
1982 Florence Blue Jays SAL A 27 SS 18 0 0.0 30 46 5 5 81 76 .938 4.20 0.00 0 12.8 3
1982 Florence Blue Jays SAL A 27 OF 13 0 0.0 14 1 1 0 16 15 .938 1.20 0.00 0 9.2 6
1982 Knoxville Blue Jays Sou AA 27 2B 1 0 0.0 1 2 0 0 3 3 1.000 3.00 0.00 0 0.7 3
1982 Knoxville Blue Jays Sou AA 27 3B 6 0 0.0 6 14 3 3 23 20 .870 3.30 0.00 0 4.2 3
1982 Knoxville Blue Jays Sou AA 27 SS 3 0 0.0 3 6 0 0 9 9 1.000 3.00 0.00 0 2.1 3
AA Totals:1B 13 0 0.0 108 9 1 10 118 117 .992 9.00 0.00 0 0.0 0
AA Totals:2B 10 0 0.0 21 23 5 2 49 44 .898 4.40 0.00 0 0.0 0
AA Totals:3B 27 0 0.0 31 51 10 7 92 82 .891 3.00 0.00 0 0.0 0
AA Totals:SS 16 0 0.0 23 46 7 6 76 69 .908 4.30 0.00 0 0.0 0
A+ Totals:1B 52 0 0.0 409 35 5 34 449 444 .989 8.50 0.00 0 0.0 0
A+ Totals:2B 32 0 0.0 78 116 6 17 200 194 .970 6.10 0.00 0 0.0 0
A+ Totals:3B 78 0 0.0 56 148 16 9 220 204 .927 2.60 0.00 0 0.0 0
A+ Totals:SS 38 0 0.0 70 113 13 23 196 183 .934 4.80 0.00 0 0.0 0
A+ Totals:OF 65 0 0.0 88 8 5 0 101 96 .950 1.50 0.00 0 0.0 0
A Totals:1B 3 0 0.0 22 1 2 3 25 23 .920 7.70 0.00 0 0.0 0
A Totals:2B 36 0 0.0 48 85 4 11 137 133 .971 3.70 0.00 0 0.0 0
A Totals:3B 6 0 0.0 10 10 1 0 21 20 .952 3.30 0.00 0 0.0 0
A Totals:SS 118 0 0.0 197 343 33 57 573 540 .942 4.60 0.00 0 0.0 0
A Totals:OF 25 0 0.0 42 3 2 1 47 45 .957 1.80 0.00 0 0.0 0
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League Abbreviation or name of league Age Player's age for the selected season G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started INN Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC)

Jobs in Baseball

Year Team Name League Level Job Description
1984 Medicine Hat Pio Rk Manager
1985 Gulf Coast Blue Jays GCL Rk Manager
1986 Syracuse IL AAA Hitting Coach
1987 Myrtle Beach SAL A Hitting Coach
1988 Medicine Hat Pio Rk Manager
1989 Medicine Hat Pio Rk Manager
1990 Syracuse IL AAA Hitting Coach
1991 Syracuse IL AAA Hitting Coach
1992 Syracuse IL AAA Hitting Coach
1993 Syracuse IL AAA Hitting Coach
1994 Dunedin FSL A+ Hitting Coach
1995 Gulf Coast Blue Jays GCL Rk Manager
1996 St. Catharines NYPL A- Manager
1997 St. Catharines NYPL A- Manager
1998 Dunedin FSL A+ Manager
1999 Dunedin FSL A+ Manager
2000 Tennessee Sou AA Manager
2001 Tennessee Sou AA Manager
2002 Tennessee Sou AA Manager
2003 Rome SAL A Manager
2004 Rome SAL A Manager
2005 Rome SAL A Manager
2006 Myrtle Beach Caro A+ Manager
2007 Myrtle Beach Caro A+ Manager
2008 Myrtle Beach Caro A+ Manager
2009 Myrtle Beach Caro A+ Manager
2010 Myrtle Beach Caro A+ Manager
2011 Mississippi Sou AA Manager
2012 Gulf Coast Braves GCL Rk Manager
2013 Gulf Coast Braves GCL Rk Manager
2014 Gulf Coast Braves GCL Rk Manager
2015 Danville App Rk Manager
2016 Carolina Caro A+ Manager
2018 Rome SAL A Manager
2019 Auburn NYPL A- Manager
35 record(s)
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League Abbreviation or name of league

Draft History

Year Rnd Ovl PhaseDesc Signed teamName Posit School
1977 13 337 June Regular Phase Y Toronto Blue Jays 2B Houston
1 record(s)
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Rnd Drafted Round Signed Drafted player signed with the drafting team

Awards for Rocket Wheeler

Year Award Name Notes Awards Section
1999 Florida State League Manager of the Year Minor Awards
2008 Carolina League Manager of the Year Minor Awards
2008 Hi A Manager of the Year Minor Awards
2008 Minor League Manager of the Year Minor Awards
4 record(s)


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