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Lou Whitaker
Louis Rodman (Jr.) Whitaker (Sweet Lou)

Bats Left, Throws Right
Height 5' 11", Weight 160 lb.

MLB Debut September 9, 1977
Final Game October 1, 1995
Born May 12, 1957 in Brooklyn, NY

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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 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1977 20 DEA AL   16   23    1    9   1   0   0    2   0   1    4    4  .391  .481  .435  .916   10   0   0   0   0   0  
 1978 21 DEA AL  145  509   72  156  15   9   3   67  22  22   73   57  .306  .391  .389  .780  198   6   4   0   0  11  
 1979 22 DEA AL  145  453   90  126  15   8   4   55  44  13   87   85  .278  .395  .373  .768  169  17   4   1   3   3  
 1980 23 DEA AL  143  475   60   95  16   1   0   35   8   6   75   90  .200  .307  .238  .545  113  12   3   0   0   6  
 1981 24 DEA AL  155  512   65  135  15   7   8   50   3   6   68   69  .264  .349  .367  .716  188   9   6   5   2  12  
 1982 25 DEA AL  154  602   90  177  19  13  13   64   9   3   37   68  .294  .334  .434  .767  261  14   2   1   0   7  
 1983 26 DEA AL  159  666  125  213  39   9   5   70  13  14   79   66  .320  .391  .428  .819  285   4   1   2   0   4  MVP-8
 1984 27 DEA AL  157  595   89  186  26   2  14   59   6   9   43   72  .313  .358  .434  .791  258  11   2   1   0   7  MVP-17
 1985 28 DEA AL  158  620  106  160  27   9  19   60   8   5  101   68  .258  .365  .423  .788  262   3   1  16   4   2  MVP-9
 1986 29 DEA AL  159  604   77  144  28   6  15   55  28  11   63   84  .238  .309  .379  .688  229   7   3   9   0  12  MVP-22
 1987 30 DEA AL  158  614   86  141  34   5  11   68  28   5   71  121  .230  .308  .355  .663  218  16   3   0   0   9  
 1988 31 DEA AL  128  432   51  111  19   2   7   43   5   1   60   62  .257  .345  .359  .704  155  16   3   0   0   7  
 1989 32 DEA AL  146  539   82  125  21   2  31   70   4   1   86   77  .232  .340  .451  .791  243   3   1   3   3   8  MVP-8
 1990 33 DEA AL  125  422   58  103  27   3  23   77   2   2   52   62  .244  .325  .486  .811  205   0   3   0   0   8  
 1991 34 DEA AL  145  458   81   99  24   1  19   61   2   0   90   41  .216  .341  .397  .739  182   4   6   0   0   1  
 1992 35 DEA AL  134  475   60  118  22   0  12   60   1   2   86   59  .248  .359  .371  .729  176   6   8   9   0  10  
 1993 36 DEA AL  136  414   77  118  32   3  16   81   2   0   70   48  .285  .388  .493  .881  204   6   4   1   2  10  
 1994 37 DEA AL  125  457   88  133  21   4  17   67   3   1   51   59  .291  .358  .466  .824  213  11   9   1   2  22  
 1995 38 DEA AL  100  277   44   83  13   0  18   62   2   0   34   42  .300  .382  .542  .924  150   1   0   2   3   4  
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 19 Seasons     2588 9147 1402 2432 414  84 235 1106 190 102 1230 1234  .266  .352  .407  .759 3719 146  63  51  19 143
 Per 162 games        573   88  152  26   5  15   69  12   6   77   77                          233   9   4   3   1   9
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 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
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1977 20 DEA AL  15    4   8.8   5   1   0  .200   1    5    3  .600    0    0  .000  2B   3e13      302   
 1978 21 DEA AL  30   77   5.3   4   2   0  .500  21  121   84  .694    0    0  .000  2B   2e22       61   
 1979 22 DEA AL  33   80   5.9   4   2   0  .500  12  156  129  .827    0    0  .000  2B   2e13       -6   
 1980 23 DEA AL  35   40   2.7   0   0   0  .000   9  122   97  .795    0    0  .000  2B   2e15      -69   
 1981 24 DEA AL  33   67   4.4   1   0   0  .000  11  138  110  .797    0    0  .000  2B   2e14        2   
 1982 25 DEA AL  31   88   5.3   6   3   1  .500   8  124  107  .863    0    0  .000  2B   2e11       -7   
 1983 26 DEA AL  36  114   6.5   1   0   0  .000  19  157  138  .879    0    0  .000  2B   1e14      -18   
 1984 27 DEA AL  33   91   5.6  11   1   0  .091  11  130  118  .908    0    0  .000  2B   1e18       28   
 1985 28 DEA AL  37  103   5.9   0   0   0  .000  15  151  130  .861    0    0  .000  2B   1e12      -31   
 1986 29 DEA AL  36   71   3.9   2   0   0  .000   9  162  149  .920    0    0  .000  2B   1e13      -86   
 1987 30 DEA AL  34   73   3.9   1   0   0  .000  15  158  126  .797    0    0  .000  2B   2e20     -105   
 1988 31 DEA AL  22   58   4.5  14   3   0  .214   6   92   76  .826    0    0  .000  2B   2e13      -91   
 1989 32 DEA AL  31   87   5.5   2   1   0  .500   6  150  127  .847    0    0  .000  2B   2e13      -31   
 1990 33 DEA AL  10   67   5.5   7   1   0  .143   7  107   85  .794    0    0  .000  2B   2e8        66   
 1991 34 DEA AL  11   71   5.2  10   1   0  .100   3  117  101  .863    0    0  .000  2B   2e5      -142   
 1992 35 DEA AL  31   68   4.8   6   3   0  .500  10  131   91  .695    0    0  .000  2B   3e13     -118   
 1993 36 DEA AL   6   82   7.1  26  10   1  .385  12  100   67  .670    0    0  .000  2B   3e18       20   
 1994 37 DEA AL   7   73   5.4   9   2   0  .222  24  139   87  .626    0    0  .000  2B   3e27      -43   
 1995 38 DEA AL   8   59   8.0  24   3   0  .125   4   71   43  .606    0    0  .000  2B   4e13       34   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 19 Seasons         1380   5.2 133  33   2  .248 203 2331 1868  .801    0    0  .000                 -31   4
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 48.6 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G    PO    A    E   DP    FP   GS   Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+
 1977 20 DEA AL  2B    8     6   18    1    4  .960    5   41.2  5.18
 1978 21 DEA AL  2B  140   381  359   21   95  .972  130 1162.2  5.73
 1979 22 DEA AL  2B  142   361  374   12  101  .984  119 1126.2  5.87
 1980 23 DEA AL  2B  143   424  386    9  109  .989  134 1221.0  5.97
 1981 24 DEA AL  2B  153   436  389   11  107  .987  141 1303.2  5.70
 1982 25 DEA AL  2B  150   413  361    8  100  .990  138 1257.2  5.54
 1983 26 DEA AL  2B  158   395  459   19  140  .978  154 1405.1  5.47
 1984 27 DEA AL  2B  151   328  406   11  111  .985  138 1246.0  5.30  GG
 1985 28 DEA AL  2B  157   468  368   15  102  .982  153 1402.1  5.37
 1986 29 DEA AL  2B  156   478  371    9  115  .990  154 1380.0  5.54  GG
 1987 30 DEA AL  2B  156   425  324   15   96  .980  153 1371.0  4.92
 1988 31 DEA AL  2B  115   307  252    6   77  .989  110  982.2  5.12
 1989 32 DEA AL  2B  145   418  317    6  111  .992  141 1263.0  5.24  GG
 1990 33 DEA AL  2B  125   293  315    7   78  .989  117 1019.0  5.37
 1991 34 DEA AL  2B  143   310  359    3   96  .996  118 1104.1  5.45
 1992 35 DEA AL  2B  131   325  386   10   90  .986  121 1116.0  5.73
 1993 36 DEA AL  2B  121   228  326   12   61  .979  100  933.1  5.34
 1994 37 DEA AL  2B  120   261  338   24   76  .961  114  985.0  5.47
 1995 38 DEA AL  2B   75   157  194    4   45  .989   65  586.2  5.38
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+

Postseason Stats   Postseason Register
 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO   BA   OBP   SLG  SB 
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1981 ALCS  DEA OAA   L    3  11  2  6  0  0  0   0  1  1  .545  .583  .545  0
 1991 ALCS  DEA SEA   L    3  11  2  2  1  0  1   1  1  3  .182  .250  .545  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1977  DEA   68-94   Dennis Van Langen
 1978  DEA   81-81   Dennis Van Langen
 1979  DEA   76-86   Dennis Van Langen
 1980  DEA   71-91   Dennis Van Langen
 1981  DEA   96-66   Dennis Van Langen
 1982  DEA   93-69   Dennis Van Langen
 1983  DEA   90-72   Dennis Van Langen
 1984  DEA   95-67   Dennis Van Langen
 1985  DEA   77-85   Dennis Van Langen
 1986  DEA   82-80   Dennis Van Langen
 1987  DEA   65-97   Dennis Van Langen
 1988  DEA   68-94   Rob Tomlinson
 1989  DEA   63-99   Rob Tomlinson, Clint Benjamin, Mike Mashanic
 1990  DEA   78-84   Mike Mashanic
 1991  DEA   90-73   Mike Mashanic
 1992  DEA   77-85   Mike Mashanic
 1993  DEA   81-81   Mike Mashanic
 1994  DEA   73-89   Mike Mashanic
 1995  DEA   66-96   Mike Mashanic

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