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Brian Downing
Brian Jay Downing

Bats Right, Throws Right
Height 5' 10", Weight 194 lb.
School Cypress JC

MLB Debut May 31, 1973
Final Game October 4, 1992
Born October 9, 1950 in Los Angeles, CA

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 Year Ag Tm  Lg   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   OPS   TB   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1973 22 CHA AL    4    1    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .000  .000  .000  .000    0   0   0   0   0   0  
 1974 23 CHA AL   89  289   40   69  15   1  12   37   0   0   37   78  .239  .329  .422  .751  122   1   2   1   3  10  
 1975 24 CHA AL  126  428   49   97  11   0   6   39  11   2   63   70  .227  .335  .294  .629  126   9   3   1   8  15  
 1976 25 CHA AL   95  291   26   58   6   0   3   17   3   0   37   48  .199  .292  .251  .543   73   6   2   1   2   2  
 1977 26 CHA AL   82  169   34   45   3   0   6   27   0   1   35   26  .266  .400  .391  .791   66   2   2   0   4   5  
 1978 27 CHA AL  124  427   53  103  14   0  12   42   3   1   55   51  .241  .335  .358  .693  153   3   4   1   7   7  
 1979 28 CHA AL  144  526   96  189  26   3  16   77   0   3  102   56  .359  .462  .511  .974  269   3   6   6   4  10  MVP-12
 1980 29 CHA AL   16   37    6   12   5   0   1    8   0   0    3    3  .324  .381  .541  .921   20   0   1   0   1   0  
 1981 30 CHA AL  133  440   55  120  15   0  20   69   1   1   65   42  .273  .374  .443  .817  195   0   1   3   7  17  
 1982 31 CHA AL  162  601   88  151  29   1  28  105   0   0   74   62  .251  .338  .443  .780  266   0   9   3   9  12  MVP-18
 1983 32 CHA AL  109  392   70  102  13   0  20   60   2   0   64   53  .260  .371  .446  .817  175   0   2   0   6   5  
 1984 33 CHA AL  146  554   71  139  28   1  22   89   1   0   62   66  .251  .331  .424  .755  235   1   4   0   6  15  
 1985 34 CHA AL  151  531   69  125  18   0  16   59   8   0   83   78  .235  .347  .360  .706  191   0   3   5   9   8  
 1986 35 CHA AL  153  540   62  134  36   4  10   71   4   2   75   93  .248  .343  .385  .728  208   0  11   3   9  26  
 1987 36 CHA AL  160  604  111  177  36   0  25  104   2   1   97   96  .293  .405  .477  .882  288   0   6   0  21  10  MVP-9
 1988 37 CHA AL  137  508   69  105  23   3  16   72   1   0   71   85  .207  .315  .358  .673  182   0   6   1  12   9  
 1989 38 CHA AL  143  563   74  161  28   2  11   75   0   0   67  105  .286  .363  .401  .764  226   0   4   0   3  10  
 1990 39 CHA AL   98  356   40   87  15   4   8   38   0   0   39   51  .244  .330  .376  .706  134   0   1   2   7  17  
 1991 40 SEA AL  118  426   68  115  18   2  20   77   0   1   58   68  .270  .369  .462  .831  197   0   2   0  10  11  
 1992 41 SEA AL   93  318   66   99  24   0  16   63   3   0   49   54  .311  .408  .538  .946  171   0   4   0   6   6  
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 20 Seasons     2283 8001 1147 2088 363  21 268 1129  39  12 1136 1186  .261  .359  .412  .771 3297  25  73  27 134 195
 Per 162 games        568   81  148  26   1  19   80   3   1   81   84                          234   2   5   2  10  14
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 Categories in which this player led his league are indicated in red.

Miscellaneous Stats
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  %L  RC  RC/27  AB  PH PHR  PAvg  E   XTC  XTO  XPct  OSB  OCS SBPct  Pos  Defense  Diff Star
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1973 22 CHA AL   0    0    .0   1   0   0  .000   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  UT            -551   
 1974 23 CHA AL  71   39   4.6   4   0   0  .000   1   30   28  .933   57   28  .671  C    2(+2)e1    32   
 1975 24 CHA AL  40   46   3.5   4   1   0  .250  10   65   51  .785   45   27  .625  C    2(-1)e3   -51   
 1976 25 CHA AL  17   24   2.8   4   0   0  .000  12   53   39  .736  107   44  .709  C    3(+1)e5  -123   
 1977 26 CHA AL  52   28   5.8   0   0   0  .000   2   26   22  .846   30   10  .750  C    3(+2)e4   -14   
 1978 27 CHA AL   6   55   4.4   5   1   0  .200   5   78   63  .808  109   53  .673  C    3(+2)e2     5   
 1979 28 CHA AL  37  131   9.9   4   1   1  .250   8   75   62  .827  105   44  .705  C    3(+1)e1    94   
 1980 29 CHA AL  75    8   8.5   6   3   0  .500   0    2    2 1.000    7    4  .636  C    3(+2)e3   138   
 1981 30 CHA AL  39   72   5.8   4   2   1  .500   2   30   16  .533   14    5  .737  OF   4(+3)e3    87   
 1982 31 CHA AL  34   93   5.4   0   0   0  .000   0   56   42  .750    0    0  .000  OF   3(+2)e0   -70   
 1983 32 CHA AL  62   70   6.4  10   2   0  .200   1   27   19  .704    0    0  .000  OF   3(+2)e2    36   
 1984 33 CHA AL  37   78   4.9   5   1   0  .200   0   35   27  .771    0    0  .000  OF   3(+1)e0   -67   
 1985 34 CHA AL  29   73   4.7   6   0   0  .000   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  DH             -91   
 1986 35 CHA AL  35   70   4.3   5   1   0  .200   2   50   38  .760    0    0  .000  OF   3(+1)e4  -112   
 1987 36 CHA AL  30  125   7.7   2   1   0  .500   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  DH              -4   
 1988 37 CHA AL  22   62   4.0   1   0   0  .000   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  DH            -131   
 1989 38 CHA AL  27   85   5.5   1   1   1 1.000   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  DH              -4   
 1990 39 CHA AL  16   42   4.0   3   0   0  .000   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  DH            -135   
 1991 40 SEA AL  24   74   6.2   5   2   1  .400  17   26    7  .269    0    0  .000  1B   5e30        0   
 1992 41 SEA AL  36   74   8.7   7   3   0  .429   0    2    1  .500    1    0 1.000  DH             111   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 20 Seasons         1257   5.5  77  19   4  .247  60  555  417  .751  475  215  .688                 -26   1
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 37.4 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G    PO    A    E   DP    FP   GS   Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+
 1973 22 CHA AL  C     2     1    0    0    0 1.000    0    3.0  3.00
                 RF    1     1    0    0    0 1.000    0    2.0  4.50
 1974 23 CHA AL  C    74   328   35    1    4  .997   54  533.0  6.13
                 LF   17    27    4    0    0 1.000   16  126.0  2.21
                 RF    1     1    0    0    0 1.000    0    4.0  2.25
 1975 24 CHA AL  C   123   634   47   10    3  .986  114 1019.0  6.01  GG
 1976 25 CHA AL  C    91   428   61   12    2  .976   82  732.2  6.01
 1977 26 CHA AL  C    81   306   23    2    3  .994   54  492.2  6.01
 1978 27 CHA AL  C   120   533   74    5    3  .992  110  983.1  5.56
 1979 28 CHA AL  C   140   593   67    8    5  .988  133 1219.1  4.87
 1980 29 CHA AL  C    11    38    7    0    0 1.000    8   73.2  5.50
 1981 30 CHA AL  LF   74   110    3    1    1  .991   74  613.0  1.66
                 C    11    48    5    1    0  .981    8   79.0  6.04
 1982 31 CHA AL  LF  162   309    6    0    0 1.000  162 1361.0  2.08
                 RF    1     2    0    0    0 1.000    0    3.0  6.00
 1983 32 CHA AL  LF   82   132    3    1    1  .993   77  687.0  1.77
 1984 33 CHA AL  LF   73   120    4    0    0 1.000   68  615.2  1.81
                 RF   48    76    3    0    2 1.000   47  412.2  1.72
 1985 34 CHA AL  LF    5     2    0    0    0 1.000    3   26.1  0.68
 1986 35 CHA AL  LF  149   228   10    2    1  .992  143 1283.2  1.67
 1987 36 CHA AL  LF    2     3    0    0    0 1.000    2   17.2  1.53
 1988           [Did not play]
 1989           [Did not play]
 1990           [Did not play]
 1991 40 SEA AL  1B   76   595   48   17   52  .974   73  655.2  8.83
                 3B    1     0    0    0    0  .000    0    5.0  0.00
 1992 41 SEA AL  1B    8    53    4    0    6 1.000    7   57.0  9.00
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+

Postseason Stats   Postseason Register
 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO   BA   OBP   SLG  SB 
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1979 ALCS  CHA BOA   L    3  12  2  2  0  0  1   1  2  2  .167  .286  .417  0
 1982 ALCS  CHA NYA   W    3  10  3  2  0  0  0   1  2  3  .200  .385  .200  0
      WS    CHA MON   W    3   4  0  1  0  0  0   0  0  1  .250  .250  .250  0
 1983 ALCS  CHA MLA   L    2   3  0  0  0  0  0   1  3  2  .000  .429  .000  0
 1987 ALCS  CHA BOA   L    5  18  4  2  0  0  1   3  4  4  .111  .273  .278  0
 1991 ALCS  SEA DEA   W    4  14  4  5  2  0  0   3  3  2  .357  .474  .500  0
      WS    SEA CIN   W    6  17  2  5  1  0  1   3  1  3  .294  .333  .529  0
 1992 ALCS  SEA BAA   W    4  16  2  2  0  0  0   1  2  3  .125  .222  .125  0
      WS    SEA SDN   L    6  13  1  4  0  0  0   1  2  3  .308  .400  .308  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1973  CHA   89-74   Ben Lea
 1974  CHA   82-80   Ben Lea
 1975  CHA   77-85   Ben Lea
 1976  CHA   60-102  Ben Lea
 1977  CHA  102-60   Ben Lea
 1978  CHA   78-84   Ben Lea
 1979  CHA   97-65   Ben Lea
 1980  CHA   56-106  Ben Lea
 1981  CHA   70-92   Ben Lea
 1982  CHA   91-71   Ben Lea
 1983  CHA   91-71   Ben Lea
 1984  CHA   69-93   Ben Lea
 1985  CHA   53-109  Ben Lea
 1986  CHA   63-99   Ben Lea
 1987  CHA  102-60   Ben Lea
 1988  CHA   80-82   Ben Lea
 1989  CHA   90-72   Ben Lea
 1990  CHA   94-68   Ben Lea
 1991  SEA  109-53   Jeff Tripodi
 1992  SEA   94-68   Jeff Tripodi

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