David Cleary
Hall of Fame Inductee
Retired
David Cleary
Birthdate:
Nov. 9, 1944 (42 y, 9 m, 12 d)
Position:
3B
Bats/Throws:
S/R
Height/Weight:
5'9"/214
Entry:
1963 Draft - Round: 1, Overall: 2, Team: Western Suburbs Magpies
Contract:
Free Agent
ML Service Time:
None
Current Status
MLB Service Time None
40-man Service Time None
Time as Pro None
Roster Status Unknown
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Low
Loyalty Low
Greed High
Intelligence High
Work Ethic Low
Popularity
National Insignficant
Local Insignficant
Current Contract
Additional Info
No-Trade No

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
NTH - SBC
1977 32 119 516 466 151 27 2 3 44 57 39 47 21 3 0.324 0.377 0.787 0.3541 0.354 123 3.18
NTH - SBC
1976 31 69 282 252 69 8 1 1 21 24 25 31 3 1 0.274 0.345 0.671 0.3077 0.308 86 0.30
NTH - SBC
1975 30 125 558 510 167 21 2 5 37 70 36 43 11 4 0.328 0.375 0.780 0.3499 0.353 116 3.86
NTH - SBC
1974 29 88 380 345 112 10 5 2 31 55 26 22 11 0 0.325 0.379 0.779 0.3427 0.351 121 2.41
Cronulla - SBC
CRO - SBC
1974 29 33 133 127 49 3 2 1 17 27 5 9 3 1 0.386 0.414 0.878 0.4103 0.391 149 1.39
Cronulla - SBC
CRO - SBC
1973 28 87 344 315 101 9 4 2 42 36 20 28 4 4 0.321 0.367 0.760 0.3449 0.338 111 1.10
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1972 27 116 405 380 119 9 5 6 45 59 19 25 14 6 0.313 0.351 0.761 0.3238 0.340 115 2.30
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1971 26 116 437 398 134 17 3 6 48 60 32 26 18 10 0.337 0.383 0.823 0.3469 0.366 131 2.99
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1970 25 123 558 516 195 27 5 4 74 107 31 32 35 14 0.378 0.411 0.883 0.3938 0.395 147 5.79
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1969 24 81 396 363 129 13 5 4 44 60 23 25 17 7 0.355 0.393 0.845 0.3731 0.375 133 3.01
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1968 23 89 428 388 150 18 7 7 62 77 28 18 35 16 0.387 0.427 0.950 0.3886 0.419 165 5.21
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1967 22 82 348 318 104 9 3 1 37 51 20 39 24 11 0.327 0.372 0.756 0.3679 0.341 108 2.22
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1966 21 126 581 545 175 22 3 10 51 81 22 92 33 12 0.321 0.350 0.777 0.3708 0.345 112 3.89
WES - SBC
1965 20 112 463 432 127 12 6 4 39 49 19 76 10 1 0.294 0.325 0.703 0.3455 0.315 90 1.59
WES - SBC
1964 19 32 123 116 33 4 2 0 19 17 5 19 0 1 0.285 0.312 0.665 0.3367 0.297 79 -0.09
Total - SBC
SBC
1398 5952 5471 1815 209 55 56 611 830 350 532 239 91 0.332 0.374 0.795 0.3581 0.355 121 39.15

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
ERS - RES
1968 23 6 30 28 14 2 3 1 4 7 1 0 2 1 0.500 0.533 1.426 0.4815 0.594 286 0.77
ERS - RES
1967 22 6 27 21 7 0 1 1 3 5 6 2 3 1 0.333 0.482 1.053 0.3333 0.441 176 0.24
Lidcombe - RES
LID - RES
1964 19 26 118 115 42 7 1 1 7 15 1 21 2 4 0.365 0.368 0.837 0.4362 0.370 122 0.75
FAI - YL
1963 18 88 384 366 121 15 7 5 55 48 12 95 10 5 0.331 0.352 0.802 0.4296 0.369 117 1.93
None - None
None - None
1963 18 26 132 119 62 16 7 1 36 57 9 7 17 2 0.521 0.546 1.344 0.5351 0.569 260 2.82
Total - ??
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26 132 119 62 16 7 1 36 57 9 7 17 2 0.521 0.546 1.344 0.5351 0.569 260 2.82
Total - AAA
AAA
38 175 164 63 9 5 3 14 27 8 23 7 6 0.384 0.414 0.969 0.4317 0.419 158 1.76
Total - AA
AA
88 384 366 121 15 7 5 55 48 12 95 10 5 0.331 0.352 0.802 0.4296 0.369 117 1.93

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
NTH - SBC
1977 3B 117 1063.1 69 252 9 0.973 2.717 0.964 -6.53
NTH - SBC
1977 LF 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
NTH - SBC
1976 3B 68 567.1 53 119 4 0.977 2.729 0.959 -3.77
NTH - SBC
1975 3B 122 1044.2 71 207 4 0.986 2.395 1.036 5.12
NTH - SBC
1975 SS 6 19.0 3 6 0 1.000 4.263 0.985 -0.05
NTH - SBC
1974 3B 86 734.0 36 163 6 0.971 2.440 0.977 -2.37
Cronulla - SBC
CRO - SBC
1974 3B 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Cronulla - SBC
CRO - SBC
1974 SS 29 243.0 31 69 1 0.990 3.704 0.976 -0.81
Cronulla - SBC
CRO - SBC
1974 LF 4 8.0 1 0 0 1.000 1.125 1.011 0.01
Cronulla - SBC
CRO - SBC
1973 2B 6 9.0 3 2 0 1.000 5.000 0.513 -0.50
Cronulla - SBC
CRO - SBC
1973 3B 49 399.2 17 83 4 0.962 2.252 0.956 -2.49
Cronulla - SBC
CRO - SBC
1973 SS 36 274.2 35 91 5 0.962 4.129 0.931 -3.39
Cronulla - SBC
CRO - SBC
1973 LF 3 4.0 1 0 0 1.000 2.250 1.008 0.01
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1972 2B 3 8.1 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.003 -0.52
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1972 3B 77 676.1 35 182 6 0.973 2.888 1.023 2.76
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1972 SS 5 8.1 2 2 0 1.000 4.320 1.000 -0.00
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1972 LF 2 6.0 1 0 0 1.000 1.500 1.018 0.01
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1971 3B 91 760.0 61 203 10 0.964 3.126 1.006 1.06
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1971 SS 5 13.0 1 6 0 1.000 4.846 1.013 0.03
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1971 LF 3 4.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1970 3B 24 208.0 7 56 4 0.940 2.726 1.043 1.56
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1970 SS 93 797.2 86 286 6 0.984 4.197 1.020 2.98
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1970 LF 3 6.2 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1969 3B 2 7.0 0 3 0 1.000 3.857 1.016 0.03
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1969 SS 81 715.2 102 244 3 0.991 4.351 1.007 0.98
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1968 3B 2 3.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1968 SS 89 775.2 121 278 11 0.973 4.630 1.018 2.91
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1968 LF 1 3.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1967 3B 1 1.0 1 0 0 1.000 9.000 1.043 0.02
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1967 SS 75 626.2 89 243 5 0.985 4.768 1.043 5.96
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1966 3B 36 314.2 15 65 2 0.976 2.288 1.020 0.86
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1966 SS 91 800.1 128 309 5 0.989 4.914 1.045 7.79
Newtown - SBC
NEW - SBC
1966 LF 1 2.0 1 0 0 1.000 4.500 1.006 0.00
WES - SBC
1965 2B 6 53.1 8 18 0 1.000 4.388 0.877 -1.21
WES - SBC
1965 3B 47 403.2 32 73 2 0.981 2.341 1.007 0.37
WES - SBC
1965 SS 58 485.0 88 178 3 0.989 4.936 1.012 1.17
WES - SBC
1965 LF 4 8.0 1 0 0 1.000 1.125 1.013 0.01
WES - SBC
1964 2B 32 264.1 67 82 4 0.974 5.073 0.955 -2.46
WES - SBC
1964 3B 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
WES - SBC
1964 SS 3 9.2 0 2 0 1.000 1.862 1.018 0.02
Total 2B 47 335.0 78 102 4 -4.69
Total 3B 724 6184.2 397 1406 51 -3.38
Total SS 571 4768.2 686 1714 39 17.60
Total LF 22 42.2 5 0 0 0.04

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
ERS - RES
1968 SS 6 54.1 8 25 1 0.971 5.466 1.042 0.49
ERS - RES
1967 2B 1 2.0 2 2 0 1.000 18.000 1.036 0.02
ERS - RES
1967 3B 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
ERS - RES
1967 SS 6 49.0 12 14 1 0.963 4.776 0.960 -0.44
Lidcombe - RES
LID - RES
1964 SS 26 220.0 40 70 0 1.000 4.500 1.035 1.57
FAI - YL
1963 2B 3 7.2 4 1 1 0.833 5.870 0.795 -0.44
FAI - YL
1963 3B 6 12.2 0 3 2 0.600 2.132 0.713 -1.54
FAI - YL
1963 SS 88 710.1 127 192 8 0.976 4.042 0.977 -2.50
FAI - YL
1963 LF 6 19.1 3 0 0 1.000 1.397 0.992 -0.03
Total 2B 4 9.2 6 3 1 -0.42
Total 3B 7 13.2 0 3 2 -1.54
Total SS 126 1033.2 187 301 10 -0.88
Total LF 6 19.1 3 0 0 -0.03
Date Team Players Sent Team Players Sent
Aug. 18, 1966 Newtown Grahame Brown
Jayden Meech
Western Suburbs Corbin Puddiphatt
Luke Airy
Joe Jensen
David Cleary
Sept. 4, 1973 Newtown Paul Uren
Tony Harris
David Cleary
Cronulla Mark Waldegrave
Michael Dunlop
Josh Larson
Johnnie Thurgood
Nov. 10, 1974 North Sydney Montana Cleary
Nicky Wing
Michael Roddis
Cronulla David Cleary
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
All-Star 1975 North Sydney (SBC)
1970 Newtown (SBC)
1969 Newtown (SBC)
1968 Newtown (SBC)
League Champ 1976 North Sydney (SBC)
1972 Newtown (SBC)
1971 Newtown (SBC)
1968 Newtown (SBC)
1966 Western Suburbs (SBC)
Gold Glove 1976 - 3B North Sydney (SBC)
Silver Slugger 1971 - SS Newtown (SBC)
1969 - SS Newtown (SBC)
Championship Series MVP 1968 Newtown (SBC)
Batter of the Month Nov 1970 Newtown (SBC)
Dec 1968 Newtown (SBC)
Rookie of the Month Feb 1966 Western Suburbs (SBC)
Dec 1965 Western Suburbs (SBC)
Player of the Week Jan 16, 1978 North Sydney (SBC)
Nov 10, 1975 North Sydney (SBC)
Oct 19, 1970 Newtown (SBC)
Nov 11, 1968 Newtown (SBC)
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink20
Grey Ink106
Similar Players (3B)
Note: See Baseball Reference formula (primary position)
Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg GS Rank
1966 SBC 126 1
Year Lg PA Rank
1966 SBC 581 1
1975 SBC 558 3
Year Lg AB Rank
1966 SBC 545 1
1970 SBC 516 8
1975 SBC 510 2
Year Lg Hits Rank
1966 SBC 175 3
1968 SBC 150 9
1970 SBC 195 2
1974 SBC 161 2
1975 SBC 167 1
1977 SBC 151 7
Year Lg 2B Rank
1970 SBC 27 9
1977 SBC 27 7
Year Lg 3B Rank
1965 SBC 6 5
1968 SBC 7 4
1969 SBC 5 8
1970 SBC 5 9
1972 SBC 5 6
1974 SBC 7 6
Year Lg SB Rank
1966 SBC 33 2
1967 SBC 24 4
1968 SBC 35 1
1969 SBC 17 10
1970 SBC 35 1
Year Lg R Rank
1966 SBC 81 7
1968 SBC 77 9
1970 SBC 107 1
1974 SBC 82 6
1975 SBC 70 8
Year Lg Avg Rank
1966 SBC 0.321 6
1968 SBC 0.387 1
1969 SBC 0.355 3
1970 SBC 0.378 2
1971 SBC 0.337 4
1972 SBC 0.313 6
1974 SBC 0.341 3
1975 SBC 0.328 3
1977 SBC 0.324 6
Year Lg OBP Rank
1968 SBC 0.427 1
1969 SBC 0.393 7
1970 SBC 0.411 5
1974 SBC 0.388 9
1975 SBC 0.375 8
1977 SBC 0.377 9
Year Lg SLG Rank
1968 SBC 0.523 7
Year Lg OPS Rank
1968 SBC 0.950 5
Year Lg G Rank
1966 SBC 126 1
Year Lg WAR Rank
1968 SBC 5.2 3
1970 SBC 5.8 3