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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
16 3440 .229 .293 .451 109 2.2
Birth Date1-16-1957
Height6' 3"
Weight225 lbs
Age62 years, 9 months, 4 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP
1981 NYA 24 4 8 2 1 1 0 1 4 0 0 0 .286 .375 .714 75 -0.2 0.2 -0.1 0.0
1982 NYA 25 33 114 20 2 1 2 6 34 0 0 0 .187 .228 .280 69 -3.9 -0.5 -2.5 -0.6
1983 NYA 26 32 95 20 2 0 5 8 23 0 0 0 .233 .295 .430 100 0.0 -0.4 -0.6 0.0
1984 KCA 27 126 488 107 23 2 28 45 139 4 0 0 .244 .320 .498 127 16.6 -2.7 -3.0 1.7
1985 KCA 28 160 662 146 28 2 36 52 166 5 1 1 .243 .307 .477 123 20.1 -3.2 -18.7 0.5
1986 KCA 29 138 562 117 25 1 29 43 146 1 0 0 .229 .286 .451 106 4.6 -5.5 -8.6 -0.4
1987 KCA 30 121 425 80 11 1 24 34 97 2 0 0 .207 .273 .427 97 -1.3 -2.1 -2.1 -0.1
1988 KCA 31 21 64 9 2 0 2 1 20 0 0 0 .143 .156 .270 105 0.4 0.0 0.2 0.1
1988 SEA 31 97 376 88 15 1 21 23 67 1 0 1 .251 .298 .480 104 1.8 -3.2 0.5 0.3
1989 NYA 32 110 334 71 12 2 17 25 67 3 0 0 .237 .296 .460 112 4.9 -0.9 -0.3 0.8
1990 NYA 33 116 307 51 6 0 17 35 91 3 0 0 .192 .291 .406 97 -0.9 -0.5 -3.1 -0.1
1993 TEX 36 2 5 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .600 .600 .600 82 -0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
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Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
1978 FTL A+ FSL 60 199 .000 .000 .000 .273 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1978 WTH AA EAS 2 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1979 FTL A+ FSL 140 584 .000 .000 .000 .312 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1980 NAS AA SOU 141 613 .000 .000 .000 .377 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1981 NYA MLB AL 4 8 .286 .353 .398 .667 94 1 0.2 -0.1 75 15 -0.1 0.2 -0.2 0.0
1981 COH AAA INT 125 498 .000 .000 .000 .290 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1982 NYA MLB AL 33 114 .261 .322 .393 .250 100 -6.9 3.1 -1.9 69 13 -2.5 -0.5 -3.9 -0.6
1982 COH AAA INT 83 359 .000 .000 .000 .268 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1983 NYA MLB AL 32 95 .271 .332 .413 .254 99 0.8 2.6 -1.6 100 19 -0.6 -0.4 0.0 0.0
1983 COH AAA INT 84 378 .000 .000 .000 .302 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1984 KCA MLB AL 126 488 .264 .323 .398 .290 94 13.4 13.1 -8.4 127 9 -3.0 -2.7 16.6 1.7
1985 KCA MLB AL 160 662 .258 .322 .402 .273 95 16.2 18.1 -11.6 123 9 -18.7 -3.2 20.1 0.5
1986 KCA MLB AL 138 562 .263 .328 .408 .257 97 0.2 15.6 -9.9 106 11 -8.6 -5.5 4.6 -0.4
1987 KCA MLB AL 121 425 .265 .328 .426 .209 99 -7.5 12.5 -7.8 97 11 -2.1 -2.1 -1.3 -0.1
1988 KCA MLB AL 21 64 .255 .313 .390 .171 103 -6.8 1.7 -1 105 8 0.2 0.0 0.4 0.1
1988 SEA MLB AL 97 376 .258 .319 .382 .254 108 6.3 9.8 -6.3 104 8 0.5 -3.2 1.8 0.3
1989 NYA MLB AL 110 334 .262 .324 .386 .243 103 0.5 8.7 -5.4 112 13 -0.3 -0.9 4.9 0.8
1990 NYA MLB AL 116 307 .262 .329 .388 .213 100 -1.2 8.2 -4.9 97 12 -3.1 -0.5 -0.9 -0.1
1991 OKL AAA AA 83 339 .000 .000 .000 .295 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1992 OKL AAA AA 117 518 .000 .000 .000 .259 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1993 TEX MLB AL 2 5 .237 .317 .339 1.000 98 0.9 0.1 -0.1 82 9 0.0 0.0 -0.1 0.0
1993 OKL AAA AA 126 535 .000 .000 .000 .234 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team lvl LG PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
1978 WTH AA EAS 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
1978 FTL A+ FSL 199 176 19 36 5 0 1 44 19 20 47 1 0 .205 .293 .250 .045 0 0
1979 FTL A+ FSL 584 504 69 127 19 2 26 228 91 69 154 2 1 .252 .349 .452 .200 0 0
1980 NAS AA SOU 613 521 101 157 25 2 34 288 122 82 162 4 2 .301 .401 .553 .251 1 1
1981 COH AAA INT 498 434 68 107 21 2 33 231 98 55 146 0 0 .247 .339 .532 .286 0 0
1981 NYA MLB AL 8 7 2 2 1 1 0 5 2 1 4 0 0 .286 .375 .714 .429 0 0
1982 NYA MLB AL 114 107 8 20 2 1 2 30 4 6 34 0 0 .187 .228 .280 .093 1 0
1982 COH AAA INT 359 313 57 89 17 1 32 204 86 38 68 0 1 .284 .365 .652 .367 0 0
1983 COH AAA INT 378 317 72 87 14 0 27 182 81 48 91 1 1 .274 .380 .574 .300 0 0
1983 NYA MLB AL 95 86 8 20 2 0 5 37 17 8 23 0 0 .233 .295 .430 .198 1 0
1984 KCA MLB AL 488 438 58 107 23 2 28 218 77 45 139 0 0 .244 .320 .498 .253 1 0
1985 KCA MLB AL 662 600 74 146 28 2 36 286 88 52 166 1 1 .243 .307 .477 .233 5 0
1986 KCA MLB AL 562 512 54 117 25 1 29 231 88 43 146 0 0 .229 .286 .451 .223 6 0
1987 KCA MLB AL 425 386 44 80 11 1 24 165 60 34 97 0 0 .207 .273 .427 .220 3 0
1988 KCA MLB AL 64 63 2 9 2 0 2 17 5 1 20 0 0 .143 .156 .270 .127 0 0
1988 SEA MLB AL 376 350 44 88 15 1 21 168 61 23 67 0 1 .251 .298 .480 .229 2 0
1989 NYA MLB AL 334 300 33 71 12 2 17 138 59 25 67 0 0 .237 .296 .460 .223 6 0
1990 NYA MLB AL 307 266 24 51 6 0 17 108 34 35 91 0 0 .192 .291 .406 .214 2 1
1991 OKL AAA AA 339 301 44 81 15 1 20 158 63 33 74 0 2 .269 .343 .525 .256 0 0
1992 OKL AAA AA 518 454 75 114 26 2 30 234 104 55 100 0 0 .251 .336 .515 .264 0 0
1993 TEX MLB AL 5 5 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 0 .600 .600 .600 .000 0 0
1993 OKL AAA AA 535 471 67 115 22 0 36 245 108 51 98 0 1 .244 .326 .520 .276 0 0

Plate Discipline

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Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

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2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

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DateQuestionAnswer
2008-09-15 14:00:00 (link to chat)If it's least athletic-looking, Steve Balboni starts and closes the debate.
(Tony from Brooklyn, NY)
An outstanding choice sir, well played. (Kevin Goldstein)
2008-05-09 14:00:00 (link to chat)Hi, Christina. Who holds the career record for just-foul-almost-HRs? Gary Sheffield?
(DaveKavanagh from Dublin, Ireland)
Good question... I have absolutely no idea, but remember Bill James writing about Steve Balboni in this department, but that was probably another bit of his understandable Royals-centrism back in the day. (Christina Kahrl)


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