Ziggy Shawcross
Balmain Tigers (ML)
Ziggy Shawcross
Birthdate:
Aug. 3, 1958 (29 y, 0 m, 18 d)
Position:
2B
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'0"/208
Entry:
Unknown
Contract:
$68.3k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
5 years, 154 days

No statistics this season

Current Status
MLB Service Time 5 years, 154 days
40-man Service Time None
Time as Pro 13 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty Normal
Greed Normal
Intelligence High
Work Ethic High
Popularity
National Popular
Local Popular
Current Contract
1987 $68.3k ($68.3k left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 5 6 7 4 6
vs R 5 6 7 4 6
vs L 5 6 7 4 6
Potential 5 6 7 4 6
Fielding C IF OF
Range 6 1
Error 5 6
Arm 1 6 4
Turn DP 6
C Ability 1
Position
First 7
Second 5
Third 4
Shortstop 1
Run/Bunt
Speed 2
Stealing 10
Running 10
Sac Bunt 3
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 1 2 1
vs R 1 2 1
vs L 1 2 1
Potential 1 2 1
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 1 1
Other Pitching
Velocity 80-83 mph
GB % 47%
Arm Slot Normal
Stamina 1
Hold 1
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
1987-07-17
2B defense decreased from 6 to 5
SS defense decreased from 2 to 1
1987-04-18
Local Popularity increased from Well Known to Popular
National Popularity increased from Well Known to Popular
1987-03-08
Speed decreased from 3 to 2
Outfield Range decreased from 2 to 1
1B defense decreased from 8 to 7
Weight increased from 207 to 208
1986-12-07
Weight increased from 206 to 207
1986-11-30
Weight increased from 205 to 206
1986-11-02
Weight increased from 204 to 205
1986-10-26
Weight increased from 203 to 204
1986-10-05
Infield Range decreased from 7 to 6
1B defense increased from 7 to 8
Weight increased from 202 to 203
1986-07-17
1B defense decreased from 8 to 7
3B defense decreased from 5 to 4
LF defense decreased from 1 to 0
Weight increased from 201 to 202
1986-04-14
Weight increased from 200 to 201
Local Popularity increased from Fair to Well Known
National Popularity increased from Fair to Well Known
1986-03-15
Speed decreased from 4 to 3
LF defense decreased from 2 to 1
Weight increased from 199 to 200
1986-03-02
Weight increased from 198 to 199
1986-02-23
Weight increased from 197 to 198
1986-02-09
Weight increased from 196 to 197
1986-01-05
Outfield Range decreased from 3 to 2
1985-12-29
RF defense decreased from 1 to 0
1985-12-01
SS defense decreased from 3 to 2
1985-09-29
Outfield Arm decreased from 5 to 4
SS defense increased from 2 to 3
1985-08-04
Weight increased from 195 to 196
1985-07-17
Baserunning increased from 9 to 10
2B defense decreased from 7 to 6
SS defense decreased from 3 to 2
Weight increased from 193 to 195
1985-03-31
Local Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
National Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
1985-03-03
2B defense increased from 6 to 7
1985-02-10
Weight increased from 192 to 193
1984-07-17
Position changed from 3B to 2B
Weight decreased from 193 to 192
1984-04-02
Local Popularity increased from Fair to Well Known
National Popularity increased from Fair to Well Known
1984-03-24
Weight increased from 192 to 193
1984-03-10
Local Popularity increased from Insignficant to Fair
National Popularity increased from Insignficant to Fair
1984-02-19
2B defense decreased from 7 to 6
Weight increased from 191 to 192
1984-01-29
2B defense increased from 6 to 7
1983-11-06
Speed decreased from 5 to 4
Weight increased from 190 to 191
1983-09-18
Weight increased from 189 to 190
1983-09-06
Outfield Range decreased from 4 to 3
Movement Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Movement decreased from 3 to 2
Movement vs R decreased from 3 to 2
Movement vs L decreased from 3 to 2
GB% decreased from 49% to 47%
1983-07-17
Speed increased from 4 to 5
RF defense decreased from 2 to 1
Weight increased from 187 to 189
1983-04-09
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
Local Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
National Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
1983-01-30
Speed decreased from 5 to 4
Weight increased from 186 to 187
1983-01-02
Power increased from 6 to 7
Power vs R increased from 6 to 7
Power vs L increased from 6 to 7
1982-09-19
RF defense increased from 1 to 2
1982-09-07
GB% decreased from 51% to 49%
1982-08-16
Weight increased from 185 to 186
1982-08-04
Speed increased from 4 to 5
Stealing increased from 9 to 10
Local Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
National Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
1982-04-01
Weight increased from 184 to 185
1982-01-03
Power increased from 5 to 6
Power vs R increased from 5 to 6
Power vs L increased from 5 to 6
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
Weight increased from 182 to 184
1981-10-04
Baserunning increased from 8 to 9
GB% increased from 50% to 51%
Weight increased from 180 to 182
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Well Known
National Popularity increased from Unknown to Well Known
1981-01-18
Gap Potential decreased from 8 to 6
Gap decreased from 8 to 6
Gap vs R decreased from 8 to 6
Gap vs L decreased from 8 to 6
Power increased from 4 to 5
Power vs R increased from 4 to 5
Power vs L increased from 4 to 5
Eye Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Eye decreased from 5 to 4
Eye vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Eye vs L decreased from 5 to 4
Speed decreased from 5 to 4
Stealing increased from 8 to 9
Infield Range decreased from 8 to 7
3B defense increased from 0 to 5
GB% increased from 49% to 50%
Position changed from 1B to 3B
Weight increased from 174 to 180
1980-03-16
Contact Potential decreased from 7 to 5
Power Potential decreased from 9 to 7
Eye Potential decreased from 6 to 5
1B defense increased from 7 to 8
GB% increased from 47% to 49%
1979-11-04
Contact Potential decreased from 8 to 7
Power Potential decreased from 10 to 9
Eye Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Avoid Ks increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 4 to 5
Sac Bunt decreased from 4 to 3
Stealing increased from 7 to 8
GB% increased from 46% to 47%
Weight increased from 169 to 174
1979-02-11
Power increased from 3 to 4
Power vs R increased from 3 to 4
Power vs L increased from 3 to 4
Eye increased from 3 to 5
Eye vs R increased from 3 to 5
Eye vs L increased from 3 to 5
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Avoid Ks decreased from 5 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 5 to 4
Outfield Range decreased from 5 to 4
1B defense increased from 6 to 7
SS defense increased from 2 to 3
Movement increased from 3 to 4
Movement vs R increased from 3 to 4
Movement vs L increased from 3 to 4
GB% increased from 42% to 46%
Weight increased from 167 to 169
1978-10-08
Avoid Ks increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 4 to 5
Baserunning increased from 7 to 8
Infield Error increased from 4 to 5
Infield Arm increased from 5 to 6
1B defense increased from 0 to 6
Weight increased from 165 to 167
1977-09-06
Position changed from 2B to 1B
1977-04-05
Stealing increased from 6 to 7
Weight increased from 164 to 165
1977-01-02
Gap increased from 7 to 8
Gap vs R increased from 7 to 8
Gap vs L increased from 7 to 8
Power increased from 2 to 3
Power vs R increased from 2 to 3
Power vs L increased from 2 to 3
Infield Range increased from 7 to 8
Turn Double Play increased from 5 to 6
Outfield Range increased from 4 to 5
Outfield Error increased from 5 to 6
2B defense increased from 5 to 6
1976-09-07
Speed increased from 4 to 5
Baserunning increased from 6 to 7
1976-04-02
2B defense increased from 4 to 5
Weight decreased from 165 to 164
1976-01-04
Contact increased from 4 to 5
Contact vs R increased from 4 to 5
Contact vs L increased from 4 to 5
Gap increased from 5 to 7
Gap vs R increased from 5 to 7
Gap vs L increased from 5 to 7
Eye increased from 2 to 3
Eye vs R increased from 2 to 3
Eye vs L increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 8 to 7
Infield Error increased from 3 to 4
Outfield Range decreased from 5 to 4
2B defense increased from 2 to 4
Weight increased from 164 to 165
1975-09-03
Weight increased from 163 to 164

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
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1986 27 126 524 462 115 17 0 19 57 47 31 98 4 1 0.249 0.330 0.739 0.2751 0.324 102 2.46
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1985 26 126 549 493 125 22 1 27 70 68 30 96 5 1 0.254 0.324 0.791 0.2627 0.344 115 3.91
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1984 25 126 521 468 103 14 1 17 43 52 32 107 3 0 0.220 0.292 0.655 0.2471 0.288 80 1.21
Melbourne - VBL
MEL - VBL
1982 23 44 68 59 11 3 0 2 9 8 6 10 0 0 0.186 0.294 0.633 0.1915 0.274 57 0.03
NML - VBL
1981 22 112 235 212 40 8 1 5 21 23 12 47 1 1 0.189 0.253 0.560 0.2160 0.249 43 -1.20
NML - VBL
1980 21 81 330 293 83 18 1 5 40 29 18 70 2 0 0.283 0.356 0.758 0.3545 0.335 105 0.95
NML - VBL
1979 20 111 446 395 103 24 0 10 54 46 36 102 0 2 0.261 0.339 0.736 0.3252 0.326 96 1.32
Total - SBC
SBC
378 1594 1423 343 53 2 63 170 167 93 301 12 2 0.241 0.316 0.730 0.2617 0.319 99 7.58
Total - VBL
VBL
348 1079 959 237 53 2 22 124 106 72 229 3 3 0.247 0.323 0.698 0.3007 0.309 85 1.10
Total - All
All
726 2673 2382 580 106 4 85 294 273 165 530 15 5 0.244 0.318 0.717 0.2773 0.315 93 8.68

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
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1983 24 83 345 294 91 14 1 19 58 60 36 53 4 1 0.310 0.403 0.961 0.3200 0.414 148 3.27
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1982 23 39 80 70 17 2 0 8 11 12 8 24 1 0 0.243 0.338 0.952 0.2368 0.393 125 0.20
Preston - SBL
PRE - SBL
1978 19 84 385 321 111 20 3 15 58 65 50 95 5 2 0.346 0.444 1.011 0.4465 0.438 150 2.95
Preston - SBL
PRE - SBL
1977 18 66 283 257 86 20 0 10 37 42 20 72 3 2 0.335 0.389 0.918 0.4294 0.400 136 1.70
Gawler - ADL
GAW - ADL
1977 18 18 83 71 22 6 1 2 5 11 11 19 0 2 0.310 0.410 0.917 0.4000 0.406 144 0.42
Gawler - ADL
GAW - ADL
1976 17 63 289 246 84 26 3 4 39 45 20 78 3 1 0.342 0.426 0.946 0.4762 0.422 154 3.27
Gawler - ADL
GAW - ADL
1975 16 84 370 310 88 17 3 1 36 42 38 91 2 1 0.284 0.388 0.755 0.3919 0.351 101 1.03
Gawler - ADL
GAW - ADL
1974 15 78 320 276 82 18 0 3 26 33 30 86 0 0 0.297 0.391 0.786 0.4202 0.354 111 1.02
Total - AAA
AAA
272 1093 942 305 56 4 52 164 179 114 244 13 5 0.324 0.409 0.966 0.3863 0.417 144 8.12
Total - AA
AA
243 1062 903 276 67 7 10 106 131 99 274 5 4 0.306 0.401 0.829 0.4236 0.376 122 5.75

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1986 2B 126 1118.1 269 350 11 0.983 4.982 0.983 -0.53
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1985 1B 1 2.0 2 0 0 1.000 9.000 0.000 0.00
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1985 2B 126 1134.0 215 368 5 0.992 4.627 1.022 2.89
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1985 LF 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 -0.08
Balmain - SBC
BAL - SBC
1984 2B 126 1118.0 223 371 12 0.980 4.782 0.980 -0.42
Melbourne - VBL
MEL - VBL
1982 2B 3 5.0 1 2 0 1.000 5.400 1.020 0.01
Melbourne - VBL
MEL - VBL
1982 3B 18 76.0 5 22 0 1.000 3.197 1.101 1.31
Melbourne - VBL
MEL - VBL
1982 LF 3 4.0 1 0 0 1.000 2.250 1.033 0.02
NML - VBL
1981 1B 15 19.0 26 2 0 1.000 13.263 1.117 0.43
NML - VBL
1981 2B 5 34.1 4 10 0 1.000 3.670 0.902 -0.45
NML - VBL
1981 3B 47 338.2 25 73 7 0.933 2.604 0.925 -4.48
NML - VBL
1981 LF 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
NML - VBL
1981 RF 3 7.0 2 0 0 1.000 2.571 1.037 0.06
NML - VBL
1980 3B 81 702.0 38 138 6 0.967 2.256 0.955 -5.27
NML - VBL
1979 1B 106 927.0 943 63 7 0.993 9.767 1.064 7.49
NML - VBL
1979 2B 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Total 1B 122 948.0 971 65 7 7.92
Total 2B 387 3410.2 712 1101 28 1.51
Total 3B 146 1116.2 68 233 13 -8.44
Total LF 5 6.0 1 0 0 -0.06
Total RF 3 7.0 2 0 0 0.06

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1983 1B 2 4.2 4 1 0 1.000 9.643 1.038 0.02
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1983 2B 59 495.0 92 135 5 0.978 4.127 1.018 1.58
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1983 SS 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1983 LF 22 154.1 38 0 2 0.950 2.216 0.898 -0.32
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1983 RF 7 45.0 5 1 0 1.000 1.200 1.021 -0.36
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1982 1B 2 2.0 2 0 0 1.000 9.000 0.000 0.00
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1982 2B 2 7.0 1 2 0 1.000 3.857 1.011 0.01
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1982 3B 1 2.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1982 SS 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1982 LF 14 98.0 19 0 0 1.000 1.745 0.819 -2.87
Richmond - SBL
RCH - SBL
1982 RF 3 6.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Preston - SBL
PRE - SBL
1978 1B 84 715.0 570 38 4 0.994 7.653 1.043 2.57
Preston - SBL
PRE - SBL
1978 2B 11 29.1 9 9 1 0.947 5.523 0.874 -0.50
Preston - SBL
PRE - SBL
1978 SS 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Preston - SBL
PRE - SBL
1978 RF 1 3.0 1 0 0 1.000 3.000 1.055 0.04
Preston - SBL
PRE - SBL
1977 1B 66 521.0 407 30 3 0.993 7.549 1.020 0.79
Preston - SBL
PRE - SBL
1977 2B 13 24.0 3 10 0 1.000 4.875 1.004 0.02
Gawler - ADL
GAW - ADL
1977 1B 18 147.0 118 8 1 0.992 7.714 0.981 -0.39
Gawler - ADL
GAW - ADL
1977 SS 1 3.0 0 2 0 1.000 6.000 2.030 0.53
Gawler - ADL
GAW - ADL
1977 RF 3 6.0 1 0 0 1.000 1.500 0.596 -0.64
Gawler - ADL
GAW - ADL
1976 2B 63 542.0 103 152 1 0.996 4.234 1.045 2.92
Gawler - ADL
GAW - ADL
1976 LF 7 13.2 2 0 0 1.000 1.317 1.097 0.15
Gawler - ADL
GAW - ADL
1976 RF 4 9.0 5 1 0 1.000 6.000 1.091 0.21
Gawler - ADL
GAW - ADL
1975 2B 84 717.0 158 152 5 0.984 3.891 0.947 -3.70
Gawler - ADL
GAW - ADL
1975 SS 3 4.0 1 0 0 1.000 2.250 0.000 0.00
Gawler - ADL
GAW - ADL
1975 LF 2 5.0 1 0 0 1.000 1.800 1.109 0.09
Gawler - ADL
GAW - ADL
1975 RF 5 8.0 4 0 0 1.000 4.500 0.839 -0.53
Gawler - ADL
GAW - ADL
1974 2B 78 636.2 119 142 9 0.967 3.690 0.953 -3.56
Gawler - ADL
GAW - ADL
1974 SS 3 6.0 2 1 1 0.750 4.500 0.720 -0.44
Gawler - ADL
GAW - ADL
1974 LF 6 10.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Gawler - ADL
GAW - ADL
1974 RF 2 4.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
Total 1B 172 1389.2 1101 77 8 3.00
Total 2B 310 2451.0 485 602 21 -3.23
Total 3B 1 2.0 0 0 0 0.00
Total SS 10 16.0 3 3 1 0.09
Total LF 51 281.0 60 0 2 -2.95
Total RF 25 81.0 16 2 0 -1.28
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
Rookie of the Year 1980 North Melbourne (VBL)
All-Star 1985 Balmain (SBC)
Gold Glove 1980 - 1B North Melbourne (VBL)
Silver Slugger 1984 - 2B Richmond (SBL)
Batter of the Month Mar 1984 Richmond (SBL)
Jan 1979 Preston (SBL)
Rookie of the Month Feb 1980 North Melbourne (VBL)
Dec 1979 North Melbourne (VBL)
Nov 1979 North Melbourne (VBL)
Player of the Week Feb 27, 1984 Richmond (SBL)
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink3
Grey Ink3
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg GS Rank
1984 SBC 126 1
1985 SBC 126 1
1986 SBC 126 1
Year Lg K Rank
1979 VBL 102 4
Year Lg HBP Rank
1979 VBL 12 8
1980 VBL 16 3
1984 SBC 17 4
1985 SBC 23 1
1986 SBC 27 1
Year Lg SF Rank
1986 SBC 4 10
Year Lg G Rank
1984 SBC 126 1
1985 SBC 126 1
1986 SBC 126 1