Buddy Potter
East Sydney Roosters (ML)
Buddy Potter
Birthdate:
Jan. 22, 1955 (32 y, 7 m, 29 d)
Position:
SS
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'0"/197
Entry:
1974 Draft - Round: 3, Overall: 23, Team: St. Kilda Saints
Contract:
$39k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
4 years, 12 days

No statistics this season

Current Status
MLB Service Time 4 years, 12 days
40-man Service Time None
Time as Pro 13 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Low
Loyalty Normal
Greed Normal
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Insignficant
Local Insignficant
Current Contract
1987 $39k ($39k left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 5 6 2 3 8
vs R 5 6 2 3 8
vs L 5 7 2 4 8
Potential 5 6 2 4 8
Fielding C IF OF
Range 7 8
Error 9 6
Arm 1 7 8
Turn DP 10
C Ability 1
Position
Third 7
Shortstop 7
Left Field 6
Center Field 6
Right Field 5
Run/Bunt
Speed 6
Stealing 3
Running 6
Sac Bunt 6
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 1 3 1
vs R 1 3 1
vs L 1 3 1
Potential 1 3 1
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 1 1
Other Pitching
Velocity 80-83 mph
GB % 52%
Arm Slot Normal
Stamina 1
Hold 1
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
1987-09-20
RF defense decreased from 6 to 5
1987-08-28
2B defense decreased from 1 to 0
1987-07-17
3B defense decreased from 8 to 7
Position changed from CF to SS
Weight decreased from 198 to 197
1987-03-08
Gap vs L increased from 6 to 7
Eye decreased from 4 to 3
Baserunning increased from 5 to 6
Weight decreased from 199 to 198
1986-11-16
LF defense decreased from 7 to 6
1986-11-02
Weight decreased from 200 to 199
1986-10-26
Weight increased from 199 to 200
1986-10-05
Eye increased from 3 to 4
1986-03-09
2B defense decreased from 2 to 1
1986-02-23
Weight increased from 198 to 199
1986-02-09
Weight decreased from 199 to 198
1986-02-02
Weight decreased from 200 to 199
1986-01-19
CF defense decreased from 7 to 6
Weight increased from 199 to 200
1986-01-12
LF defense decreased from 8 to 7
1985-11-10
RF defense decreased from 7 to 6
1985-09-29
Gap vs R increased from 5 to 6
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 7 to 8
LF defense increased from 7 to 8
RF defense increased from 5 to 7
1985-03-31
Avoid Ks increased from 7 to 8
Local Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
1985-03-03
Weight increased from 198 to 199
1985-02-10
LF defense decreased from 8 to 7
Weight decreased from 199 to 198
1985-01-20
Weight increased from 198 to 199
1985-01-06
Avoid Ks decreased from 8 to 7
1984-12-16
CF defense increased from 6 to 7
1984-12-02
LF defense increased from 7 to 8
1984-11-11
Weight decreased from 199 to 198
1984-10-07
Weight increased from 198 to 199
1984-08-04
Position changed from SS to CF
1984-07-17
Contact vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Eye decreased from 4 to 3
Eye vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Weight increased from 197 to 198
1984-04-17
Weight decreased from 198 to 197
1984-04-02
Eye vs R increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 8 to 7
1984-03-15
Weight decreased from 199 to 198
1984-03-10
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Fair
National Popularity increased from Unknown to Insignficant
1984-01-01
Contact vs L increased from 5 to 6
Avoid Ks increased from 7 to 8
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 7 to 8
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 7 to 8
1983-12-25
Weight increased from 198 to 199
1983-09-06
Gap vs R decreased from 6 to 5
1983-07-17
Speed decreased from 7 to 6
Weight increased from 197 to 198
1983-04-19
Speed increased from 6 to 7
1983-04-09
Gap vs R increased from 5 to 6
Eye vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Movement Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Movement decreased from 4 to 3
Movement vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Movement vs L decreased from 4 to 3
1983-04-05
Contact vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Eye increased from 3 to 4
Eye vs R increased from 3 to 4
1983-03-30
Weight increased from 196 to 197
1983-01-02
Contact vs L increased from 5 to 6
Gap vs R decreased from 6 to 5
1982-11-28
Weight decreased from 197 to 196
1982-10-10
Speed decreased from 7 to 6
1982-10-03
2B defense increased from 1 to 2
1982-09-07
Contact Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 6 to 7
Speed increased from 6 to 7
1982-08-04
Gap vs L decreased from 7 to 6
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 9 to 8
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 7 to 6
Sac Bunt increased from 5 to 6
Speed decreased from 7 to 6
Weight increased from 196 to 197
1982-01-03
2B defense increased from 0 to 1
3B defense increased from 7 to 8
Weight increased from 195 to 196
1981-10-04
Eye Potential increased from 3 to 4
1981-01-18
Avoid Ks increased from 6 to 7
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 6 to 7
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 6 to 7
LF defense increased from 6 to 7
GB% increased from 50% to 52%
Weight increased from 193 to 195
1980-03-16
Contact increased from 4 to 5
Contact vs R increased from 4 to 5
Power vs R increased from 1 to 2
Avoid Ks increased from 5 to 6
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 5 to 6
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 5 to 6
Sac Bunt decreased from 6 to 5
Infield Error increased from 8 to 9
Turn Double Play increased from 9 to 10
3B defense increased from 6 to 7
CF defense increased from 5 to 6
Weight decreased from 194 to 193
1979-11-04
LF defense decreased from 7 to 6
Weight increased from 193 to 194
1979-02-11
Power vs R decreased from 2 to 1
Sac Bunt increased from 5 to 6
3B defense increased from 5 to 6
CF defense decreased from 6 to 5
Weight increased from 191 to 193
1978-10-08
Power increased from 1 to 2
Power vs R increased from 1 to 2
Power vs L increased from 1 to 2
Eye vs L increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 10 to 9
Infield Arm increased from 6 to 7
Weight increased from 189 to 191
Local Popularity decreased from Insignficant to Unknown
1977-09-06
Eye vs R increased from 2 to 3
GB% increased from 48% to 50%
Weight decreased from 191 to 189
1977-04-05
Eye Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Eye increased from 2 to 3
Bunt for Hit decreased from 2 to 1
Weight increased from 190 to 191
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Insignficant
1977-01-02
LF defense increased from 6 to 7
CF defense increased from 5 to 6
RF defense increased from 4 to 5
GB% increased from 47% to 48%
1976-09-07
Eye vs L increased from 2 to 3
Sac Bunt decreased from 6 to 5
Baserunning increased from 4 to 5
Weight increased from 189 to 190
1976-04-02
Gap increased from 5 to 6
Gap vs R increased from 5 to 6
Gap vs L increased from 6 to 7
Sac Bunt increased from 5 to 6
Bunt for Hit increased from 1 to 2
Infield Error increased from 7 to 8
Weight increased from 188 to 189
1976-01-04
Contact vs L increased from 4 to 5
Gap increased from 4 to 5
Gap vs R increased from 4 to 5
Gap vs L increased from 5 to 6
Avoid Ks increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 4 to 5
Bunt for Hit decreased from 2 to 1
Turn Double Play increased from 8 to 9
Outfield Error increased from 5 to 6
Weight increased from 186 to 188
1975-09-03
3B defense increased from 4 to 5
SS defense increased from 6 to 7
Weight increased from 185 to 186

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
St. Kilda - VBL
STK - VBL
1985 30 33 82 76 18 7 0 1 2 8 2 9 0 0 0.237 0.266 0.634 0.2576 0.275 70 0.08
St. Kilda - VBL
STK - VBL
1984 29 72 41 36 9 2 0 0 2 4 3 7 1 0 0.250 0.308 0.613 0.3103 0.277 66 0.12
St. Kilda - VBL
STK - VBL
1982 27 97 206 189 48 15 1 3 12 20 10 25 1 0 0.254 0.297 0.689 0.2778 0.300 75 0.10
St. Kilda - VBL
STK - VBL
1981 26 97 309 289 68 13 0 0 13 32 15 47 3 1 0.235 0.271 0.552 0.2787 0.246 41 -0.32
St. Kilda - VBL
STK - VBL
1980 25 126 541 511 152 31 2 2 26 48 20 96 2 5 0.298 0.325 0.702 0.3606 0.311 88 2.07
Total - VBL
VBL
425 1179 1101 295 68 3 6 55 112 50 184 7 6 0.268 0.301 0.653 0.3152 0.288 71 2.05

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
SAN - SBL
1986 31 81 346 312 91 20 1 5 36 39 29 38 1 1 0.292 0.356 0.766 0.3173 0.342 100 1.80
SAN - SBL
1985 30 46 198 186 58 9 1 4 22 23 11 27 0 0 0.312 0.349 0.784 0.3462 0.347 101 1.23
SAN - SBL
1983 28 84 389 354 126 23 4 9 46 62 30 59 3 0 0.356 0.406 0.926 0.4063 0.403 140 3.25
SAN - SBL
1979 24 83 358 328 102 24 3 2 37 51 26 72 3 7 0.311 0.363 0.784 0.3906 0.351 95 1.15
SAN - SBL
1978 23 81 357 333 118 21 2 5 38 47 22 74 5 4 0.354 0.393 0.868 0.4431 0.386 115 2.09
Adelaide - ADL
ADL - ADL
1977 22 70 306 274 69 15 4 3 30 29 29 75 0 2 0.252 0.330 0.699 0.3367 0.321 84 0.99
Adelaide - ADL
ADL - ADL
1976 21 84 373 354 119 28 5 2 37 42 16 82 1 2 0.336 0.370 0.830 0.4333 0.373 118 2.95
Adelaide - ADL
ADL - ADL
1975 20 84 362 329 96 20 3 3 32 35 28 86 2 4 0.292 0.349 0.747 0.3843 0.341 94 1.42
Adelaide - ADL
ADL - ADL
1974 19 84 332 299 80 12 1 6 40 23 28 96 2 3 0.268 0.331 0.706 0.3700 0.318 85 0.58
None - None
None - None
1974 19 21 109 99 45 16 5 1 24 37 7 5 19 8 0.455 0.486 1.234 0.4632 0.515 235 1.89
Total - ??
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21 109 99 45 16 5 1 24 37 7 5 19 8 0.455 0.486 1.234 0.4632 0.515 235 1.89
Total - AAA
AAA
375 1648 1513 495 97 11 25 179 222 118 270 12 12 0.327 0.376 0.832 0.3834 0.369 112 9.52
Total - AA
AA
322 1373 1256 364 75 13 14 139 129 101 339 5 11 0.290 0.346 0.750 0.3855 0.340 96 5.93

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
St. Kilda - VBL
STK - VBL
1985 3B 1 1.1 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
St. Kilda - VBL
STK - VBL
1985 LF 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
St. Kilda - VBL
STK - VBL
1985 CF 22 164.0 58 4 1 0.984 3.402 1.048 0.87
St. Kilda - VBL
STK - VBL
1985 RF 2 2.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
St. Kilda - VBL
STK - VBL
1984 3B 15 43.1 5 10 0 1.000 3.115 1.040 0.16
St. Kilda - VBL
STK - VBL
1984 SS 2 2.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
St. Kilda - VBL
STK - VBL
1984 LF 2 7.0 1 0 0 1.000 1.286 1.008 0.04
St. Kilda - VBL
STK - VBL
1984 CF 32 53.0 18 0 0 1.000 3.057 1.043 1.57
St. Kilda - VBL
STK - VBL
1984 RF 5 9.0 1 0 1 0.500 1.000 0.509 -0.44
St. Kilda - VBL
STK - VBL
1982 2B 7 26.0 9 10 0 1.000 6.577 1.020 0.06
St. Kilda - VBL
STK - VBL
1982 3B 58 376.2 33 85 4 0.967 2.820 0.981 -1.33
St. Kilda - VBL
STK - VBL
1982 SS 11 19.0 3 11 0 1.000 6.632 1.117 0.73
St. Kilda - VBL
STK - VBL
1982 CF 2 2.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
St. Kilda - VBL
STK - VBL
1981 2B 4 9.0 5 2 0 1.000 7.000 1.013 0.01
St. Kilda - VBL
STK - VBL
1981 3B 35 219.0 7 55 2 0.969 2.548 1.004 0.12
St. Kilda - VBL
STK - VBL
1981 SS 54 438.2 72 174 2 0.992 5.047 1.046 4.06
St. Kilda - VBL
STK - VBL
1980 SS 126 1075.0 151 419 2 0.997 4.772 1.026 5.09
Total 2B 11 35.0 14 12 0 0.07
Total 3B 109 640.1 45 150 6 -1.05
Total SS 193 1534.2 226 604 4 9.88
Total LF 3 8.0 1 0 0 0.04
Total CF 56 219.0 76 4 1 2.44
Total RF 7 11.0 1 0 1 -0.44

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
SAN - SBL
1986 3B 3 8.0 0 3 0 1.000 3.375 1.036 0.08
SAN - SBL
1986 SS 79 693.0 113 231 5 0.986 4.468 1.025 2.86
SAN - SBL
1986 CF 2 4.1 1 0 0 1.000 2.077 1.004 0.17
SAN - SBL
1986 RF 1 3.0 2 0 0 1.000 6.000 1.001 0.16
SAN - SBL
1985 SS 45 396.0 46 149 2 0.990 4.432 1.046 3.26
SAN - SBL
1985 CF 1 3.1 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 -0.38
SAN - SBL
1983 3B 2 4.0 1 3 0 1.000 9.000 1.051 0.11
SAN - SBL
1983 SS 86 728.0 98 229 11 0.968 4.043 0.991 -2.31
SAN - SBL
1983 LF 1 3.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 -0.27
SAN - SBL
1983 CF 1 2.0 1 0 0 1.000 4.500 1.017 0.02
SAN - SBL
1979 3B 35 291.2 14 73 3 0.967 2.685 1.028 1.19
SAN - SBL
1979 SS 18 145.0 13 40 1 0.982 3.290 1.021 0.46
SAN - SBL
1979 LF 2 2.1 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
SAN - SBL
1979 CF 30 261.0 62 7 1 0.986 2.379 1.046 1.89
SAN - SBL
1978 3B 15 122.0 12 22 1 0.971 2.508 0.958 -0.67
SAN - SBL
1978 SS 67 564.0 69 158 2 0.991 3.622 1.034 2.62
SAN - SBL
1978 LF 1 7.2 3 0 0 1.000 3.522 1.050 0.10
SAN - SBL
1978 CF 3 7.2 2 0 1 0.667 2.348 0.804 -0.53
Adelaide - ADL
ADL - ADL
1977 SS 70 620.2 76 195 6 0.978 3.930 1.016 1.78
Adelaide - ADL
ADL - ADL
1977 LF 1 1.2 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Adelaide - ADL
ADL - ADL
1977 RF 1 2.0 1 0 0 1.000 4.500 1.096 0.08
Adelaide - ADL
ADL - ADL
1976 SS 84 733.2 108 246 2 0.994 4.343 1.038 4.33
Adelaide - ADL
ADL - ADL
1976 LF 1 0.1 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Adelaide - ADL
ADL - ADL
1976 CF 2 5.0 2 0 0 1.000 3.600 1.074 0.11
Adelaide - ADL
ADL - ADL
1975 3B 2 12.0 1 4 0 1.000 3.750 0.849 -0.45
Adelaide - ADL
ADL - ADL
1975 SS 80 708.2 124 176 5 0.984 3.810 1.013 1.33
Adelaide - ADL
ADL - ADL
1975 LF 1 9.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Adelaide - ADL
ADL - ADL
1975 CF 2 9.0 2 0 0 1.000 2.000 1.042 0.07
Adelaide - ADL
ADL - ADL
1974 3B 18 156.0 5 43 3 0.941 2.769 0.982 -0.68
Adelaide - ADL
ADL - ADL
1974 SS 63 526.0 77 156 10 0.959 3.987 0.986 -1.30
Adelaide - ADL
ADL - ADL
1974 LF 1 5.2 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Adelaide - ADL
ADL - ADL
1974 CF 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Adelaide - ADL
ADL - ADL
1974 RF 1 2.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Total 3B 75 593.2 33 148 7 -0.42
Total SS 592 5115.0 724 1580 44 13.03
Total LF 8 29.2 3 0 0 -0.16
Total CF 42 293.1 70 7 2 1.33
Total RF 3 7.0 3 0 0 0.24
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
Gold Glove 1977 - SS Adelaide (ADL)
Silver Slugger 1984 - SS Sandringham (SBL)
Rookie of the Month Dec 1980 St. Kilda (VBL)
Nov 1980 St. Kilda (VBL)
Player of the Week Dec 23, 1985 Sandringham (SBL)
Jan 2, 1984 Sandringham (SBL)
Dec 5, 1983 Sandringham (SBL)
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink1
Grey Ink11
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg GS Rank
1980 VBL 126 1
Year Lg AB Rank
1980 VBL 511 4
Year Lg Hits Rank
1980 VBL 152 2
Year Lg K Rank
1980 VBL 96 5
Year Lg 2B Rank
1980 VBL 31 3
Year Lg Avg Rank
1980 VBL 0.298 10
Year Lg G Rank
1980 VBL 126 1