Sam Musselwhite
St. Kilda Saints (ML)
Sam Musselwhite
Birthdate:
April 13, 1958 (29 y, 6 m, 5 d)
Position:
C
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'0"/195
Entry:
Unknown
Contract:
$184k / 3 years (1986-1988)
ML Service Time:
4 years, 99 days

1987 Season Batting Summary

Team G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS wOBA BABIP wRC+ WAR ZR
St. Kilda - VBL
STK - VBL
10 39 9 3 0 0 2 7 3 5 0 0 0.231 0.302 0.610 0.272 0.265 74 0.20 0.66

1987 Season Fielding Summary

Team Pos G IP PO A E Fld % Eff ZR
St. Kilda - VBL
STK - VBL
C 10 90.0 66 8 0 1.0000 1.3333 0.655
Current Status
MLB Service Time 4 years, 99 days
40-man Service Time 0 years, 82 days
Time as Pro 9 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Low
Loyalty Low
Greed High
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Low
Popularity
National Insignficant
Local Insignficant
Current Contract
1986 $44k
1987 $65k ($59.8k left)
1988 $75k
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 5 7 6 4 9
vs R 5 7 6 4 9
vs L 5 7 6 4 9
Potential 5 7 6 4 9
Fielding C IF OF
Range 1 1
Error 2 3
Arm 6 3 3
Turn DP 1
C Ability 6
Position
Catcher 6
First 1
Run/Bunt
Speed 3
Stealing 1
Running 1
Sac Bunt 2
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 % 37%
Arm Slot Over the Top
Stamina 1
Hold 1
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
1987-08-15
Weight increased from 194 to 195
1987-07-17
Weight decreased from 195 to 194
1987-03-08
Weight decreased from 196 to 195
1986-12-28
Weight increased from 195 to 196
1986-12-07
Weight increased from 194 to 195
1986-10-05
Gap Potential decreased from 8 to 7
Gap decreased from 8 to 7
Gap vs R decreased from 8 to 7
Gap vs L decreased from 8 to 7
1986-08-22
Weight decreased from 195 to 194
1986-07-17
Weight decreased from 196 to 195
1986-02-09
Weight decreased from 197 to 196
1986-01-05
Weight decreased from 198 to 197
1985-11-10
Weight increased from 197 to 198
1985-09-29
Contact Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Contact decreased from 6 to 5
Contact vs R decreased from 6 to 5
Contact vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Weight decreased from 198 to 197
1985-07-23
Weight increased from 197 to 198
1985-03-31
Infield Arm decreased from 4 to 3
Outfield Arm decreased from 4 to 3
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Insignficant
National Popularity increased from Unknown to Insignficant
1985-01-06
GB% increased from 35% to 37%
1984-12-23
C defense increased from 5 to 6
1984-11-11
Weight decreased from 198 to 197
1984-04-02
Gap Potential decreased from 9 to 8
Gap decreased from 9 to 8
Gap vs R decreased from 9 to 8
Gap vs L decreased from 9 to 8
1984-03-20
Weight increased from 197 to 198
1984-01-01
Power Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Catcher Arm decreased from 7 to 6
1983-12-04
Weight decreased from 198 to 197
1983-11-20
Weight increased from 197 to 198
1983-11-13
C defense decreased from 6 to 5
Weight increased from 196 to 197
1983-11-06
C defense increased from 5 to 6
1983-10-16
Weight increased from 195 to 196
1983-10-02
Weight decreased from 196 to 195
1983-09-06
GB% decreased from 36% to 35%
1983-07-17
Weight increased from 195 to 196
1983-04-09
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
1983-04-05
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 10 to 9
Avoid Ks decreased from 10 to 9
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 10 to 9
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 10 to 9
1983-01-23
Weight increased from 194 to 195
1983-01-16
Weight increased from 193 to 194
1983-01-02
Power increased from 5 to 6
Power vs R increased from 5 to 6
Power vs L increased from 5 to 6
Weight decreased from 194 to 193
1982-12-26
Weight increased from 193 to 194
1982-10-17
Weight decreased from 194 to 193
1982-10-03
Weight increased from 193 to 194
1982-09-07
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 9 to 10
Avoid Ks increased from 9 to 10
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 9 to 10
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 9 to 10
1982-08-04
Weight increased from 191 to 193
1982-04-01
Movement Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Control Potential decreased from 2 to 1
Fastball Pot decreased from 2 to 1
Weight increased from 190 to 191
1982-01-03
GB% decreased from 38% to 36%
Weight decreased from 191 to 190
1981-10-04
Power increased from 4 to 5
Power vs R increased from 4 to 5
Power vs L increased from 4 to 5
Outfield Range decreased from 2 to 1
Catcher Arm increased from 6 to 7
C defense increased from 4 to 5
Movement decreased from 4 to 3
Movement vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Movement vs L decreased from 4 to 3
GB% decreased from 41% to 38%
Weight increased from 189 to 191
1981-01-18
Contact increased from 5 to 6
Contact vs R increased from 5 to 6
Contact vs L increased from 5 to 6
Power Potential increased from 6 to 7
Eye Potential increased from 3 to 4
Eye increased from 3 to 4
Eye vs R increased from 3 to 4
Eye vs L increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 10 to 9
Avoid Ks increased from 6 to 9
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 6 to 9
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 6 to 9
Sac Bunt decreased from 3 to 2
C defense increased from 3 to 4
Fastball Pot increased from 1 to 2
Weight increased from 187 to 189
1980-03-16
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 2 to 3
Eye vs R increased from 2 to 3
Eye vs L increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 8 to 10
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
Outfield Arm decreased from 5 to 4
Fastball Pot decreased from 2 to 1
Weight decreased from 189 to 187
1979-11-04
Weight increased from 187 to 189
1979-02-11
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
1978-10-08
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 7 to 9
Gap vs R increased from 7 to 9
Gap vs L increased from 7 to 9
Power Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Eye increased from 1 to 2
Eye vs R increased from 1 to 2
Eye vs L increased from 1 to 2
Control Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Fastball Pot increased from 1 to 2
Weight increased from 182 to 187
1977-09-06
Outfield Error decreased from 4 to 3
Fastball Pot decreased from 2 to 1
Weight increased from 179 to 182
1977-04-05
Gap increased from 6 to 7
Gap vs R increased from 6 to 7
Gap vs L increased from 6 to 7
Avoid Ks increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 3 to 4
GB% decreased from 42% to 41%
Weight increased from 178 to 179
1977-01-02
Gap increased from 5 to 6
Gap vs R increased from 5 to 6
Gap vs L increased from 5 to 6
Outfield Error increased from 3 to 4
C defense increased from 2 to 3
Movement Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Weight increased from 177 to 178
1976-09-07
Eye Potential decreased from 5 to 3
Outfield Range decreased from 3 to 2
Catcher Arm increased from 5 to 6
Movement Potential increased from 4 to 5
Control decreased from 2 to 1
Control vs R decreased from 2 to 1
Weight decreased from 178 to 177
1976-04-02
Contact increased from 3 to 4
Contact vs R increased from 3 to 4
Contact vs L increased from 3 to 4
Eye Potential increased from 4 to 5
Turn Double Play decreased from 2 to 1
Control vs L decreased from 2 to 1
GB% decreased from 43% to 42%
1976-01-04
Catcher Ability increased from 5 to 6
Control Potential decreased from 4 to 3
GB% decreased from 44% to 43%
Weight decreased from 179 to 178
1975-09-03
Weight increased from 177 to 179

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
1987 29 10 43 39 9 3 0 0 2 7 3 5 0 0 0.231 0.302 0.610 0.2647 0.272 74 0.20
St. Kilda - VBL
STK - VBL
1986 28 119 491 435 97 20 2 15 47 50 41 47 0 1 0.223 0.308 0.689 0.2187 0.306 94 2.57
NTH - SBC
1985 27 68 258 232 58 10 0 7 33 25 15 22 0 0 0.250 0.306 0.690 0.2452 0.300 84 1.08
STH - SBC
1984 26 103 222 205 48 10 1 5 19 17 13 21 0 0 0.234 0.293 0.659 0.2402 0.286 78 0.67
STH - SBC
1983 25 81 209 186 42 9 0 4 20 20 16 20 0 0 0.226 0.301 0.640 0.2317 0.285 77 0.49
STH - SBC
1982 24 37 145 126 33 9 0 3 18 18 12 15 0 0 0.262 0.338 0.743 0.2703 0.329 104 0.93
Total - SBC
SBC
289 834 749 181 38 1 19 90 80 56 78 0 0 0.242 0.307 0.678 0.2447 0.298 84 3.17
Total - VBL
VBL
129 534 474 106 23 2 15 49 57 44 52 0 1 0.224 0.307 0.683 0.2225 0.303 93 2.78
Total - All
All
418 1368 1223 287 61 3 34 139 137 100 130 0 1 0.235 0.307 0.680 0.2362 0.300 88 5.95

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
Redfern - RES
RED - RES
1985 27 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -141 -0.03
Redfern - RES
RED - RES
1981 23 72 291 253 85 18 2 7 53 42 26 19 0 0 0.336 0.409 0.915 0.3377 0.396 135 1.01
Redfern - RES
RED - RES
1980 22 70 310 273 95 23 3 9 39 37 26 41 0 0 0.348 0.416 0.969 0.3805 0.421 148 3.04
Redfern - RES
RED - RES
1979 21 77 324 289 67 28 1 10 38 35 26 87 0 0 0.232 0.306 0.745 0.2923 0.322 78 0.45
Redfern - RES
RED - RES
1978 20 39 155 138 41 9 1 4 18 18 11 31 0 0 0.297 0.361 0.825 0.3524 0.353 103 0.67
Mascot - YL
MAS - YL
1978 20 14 54 49 15 2 0 3 6 9 3 13 0 1 0.306 0.370 0.901 0.3636 0.398 126 0.27
Total - AAA
AAA
259 1081 954 288 78 7 30 148 132 89 178 0 0 0.302 0.373 0.866 0.3404 0.374 117 5.15
Total - AA
AA
14 54 49 15 2 0 3 6 9 3 13 0 1 0.306 0.370 0.901 0.3636 0.398 126 0.27

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
St. Kilda - VBL
STK - VBL
1987 C 10 90.0 66 8 0 1.000 7.400 1.333 0.66
St. Kilda - VBL
STK - VBL
1986 C 118 1048.0 749 57 7 0.991 6.922 1.024 1.76
NTH - SBC
1985 C 66 546.0 406 41 3 0.993 7.368 1.002 2.08
NTH - SBC
1985 1B 1 3.1 2 0 0 1.000 5.400 1.071 0.07
STH - SBC
1984 C 91 499.2 362 32 2 0.995 7.097 1.107 0.39
STH - SBC
1984 1B 1 1.0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
STH - SBC
1983 C 70 441.1 349 22 4 0.989 7.566 0.935 -0.93
STH - SBC
1983 1B 1 1.2 1 0 0 1.000 5.400 0.000 0.00
STH - SBC
1982 C 32 278.1 218 23 2 0.992 7.793 1.023 0.43
Total C 387 2903.1 2150 183 18 4.39
Total 1B 3 6.0 3 0 0 0.07

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Redfern - RES
RED - RES
1985 1B 1 2.0 2 0 0 1.000 9.000 0.000 0.00
Redfern - RES
RED - RES
1981 C 17 152.0 167 10 2 0.989 10.480 1.116 0.22
Redfern - RES
RED - RES
1981 1B 37 304.0 252 12 7 0.974 7.816 0.864 -5.68
Redfern - RES
RED - RES
1981 LF 11 90.0 19 0 6 0.760 1.900 0.790 -4.23
Redfern - RES
RED - RES
1981 CF 1 1.0 1 0 0 1.000 9.000 1.018 0.01
Redfern - RES
RED - RES
1980 C 67 577.1 606 40 8 0.988 10.070 0.890 -0.65
Redfern - RES
RED - RES
1979 C 68 558.0 597 40 3 0.995 10.274 0.815 -0.78
Redfern - RES
RED - RES
1979 LF 5 34.2 6 1 0 1.000 1.817 0.693 -1.87
Redfern - RES
RED - RES
1978 C 38 317.1 324 25 4 0.989 9.898 0.912 -0.38
Mascot - YL
MAS - YL
1978 C 12 92.0 104 7 2 0.982 10.859 1.040 0.22
Mascot - YL
MAS - YL
1978 LF 1 11.0 3 0 0 1.000 2.455 0.678 -1.20
Total C 202 1696.2 1798 122 19 -1.38
Total 1B 38 306.0 254 12 7 -5.68
Total LF 17 135.2 28 1 6 -7.31
Total CF 1 1.0 1 0 0 0.01

Victorian Baseball League Hitting Log

Date Opp Score AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI K BB HBP SF SB CS WPA Avg OBP OPS
Oct. 17, 1987
Oct 17
SML 2 - 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.10
Oct. 16, 1987
Oct 16
ESS 8 - 11 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.12
Oct. 15, 1987
Oct 15
ESS 7 - 6 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.04
Oct. 14, 1987
Oct 14
ESS 1 - 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 -0.03
Oct. 12, 1987
Oct 12
NML 8 - 2 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.03
Oct. 11, 1987
Oct 11
NML 7 - 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.06
Oct. 10, 1987
Oct 10
NML 9 - 2 3 2 2 1 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0.28
Oct. 9, 1987
Oct 9
@COL 1 - 2 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.04
Oct. 8, 1987
Oct 8
@COL 3 - 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -0.11
Oct. 7, 1987
Oct 7
@COL 6 - 7 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.17
Date Team Players Sent Team Players Sent
Oct. 8, 1985 South Sydney Sam Musselwhite
North Sydney Mark Sefton
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
All-Star 1986 St. Kilda (VBL)
League Champ 1986 North Sydney (SBC)
1985 South Sydney (SBC)
1983 South Sydney (SBC)
Similar Players (C)
Note: See Baseball Reference formula (primary position)
Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg GS Rank
1987 VBL 10 1
Year Lg PA Rank
1987 VBL 43 10
Year Lg AB Rank
1987 VBL 39 9
Year Lg 2B Rank
1987 VBL 3 10
Year Lg R Rank
1987 VBL 7 10
Year Lg HBP Rank
1986 VBL 13 4
1987 VBL 1 6
Year Lg SF Rank
1985 SBC 5 7
Year Lg G Rank
1987 VBL 10 1