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          Third Base
             
Pos St All- Other 3rd Base Fielding Statistics Pos St Batting Statistics as Third Baseman Win Shares Pos St
Year Rank Rank Name HOF MVP Star Rookie GG SS Team Stdg Bats Age Pos Games PO Assts Err DP F Pct. Year Rank Rank Name At Bats Hits 2B 3B HR Runs RBI BB IBB SO HP SH SF SB CS GDP BA OBA SA OPS RC B WS F WS T WS BWS/G FWS/G TWS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Rank Name
1977 10 10 Roy Howell   TOR 7E L 23   87 81 165 12 12 .953   1977 10 10 Roy Howell 330 107 15 1 9 34 40 39 2 64 1 3 2 3 1 16 .324 .395 .458 .853 57   8.9 2.1 11.0 .102 .024 .126 11.00 1977 10 10 Roy Howell
1977 14 Doug Rader   TOR 7E R 32 DH/NL-3B   45 38 103 5 2 .966   1977 14 Doug Rader 163 46 14 2 8 32 23 23 1 32 0 2 0 2 1 3 .282 .371 .540 .911 33   5.5 1.2 6.7 .122 .027 .149 7.27 1977 14 Doug Rader
1977 22 Dave McKay   TOR 7E B 27 2B,SS   32 32 65 5 7 .951   1977 22 Dave McKay 109 19 2 2 1 6 10 4 0 16 0 2 0 1 0 6 .174 .204 .257 .461 5   - 0.5 0.5 .000 .016 .016 0.18 1977 22 Dave McKay
       
1978 8 8 Roy Howell a   TOR 7E L 24   131 109 306 22 27 .950   1978 8 8 Roy Howell 531 142 27 3 8 63 56 41 3 76 1 4 1 0 1 12 .267 .321 .375 .696 63   10.0 4.5 14.5 .076 .034 .111 13.84 1978 8 8 Roy Howell
1978 22 Bob Bailor   TOR 7E R 26 CF,RF   28 25 64 3 8 .967   1978 22 Bob Bailor 109 28 8 2 1 16 10 6 0 3 2 1 0 0 1 2 .257 .308 .394 .702 13   1.7 0.8 2.5 .061 .029 .089 2.15 1978 22 Bob Bailor
       
1979 10 10 Roy Howell   TOR 7E L 25   133 108 290 20 28 .952   1979 10 10 Roy Howell 491 119 27 4 13 58 62 41 4 86 6 1 3 1 4 12 .242 .307 .393 .700 57   6.0 3.7 9.7 .045 .028 .073 8.02 1979 10 10 Roy Howell
1979 27 Luis Gomez   TOR 7E R 27 2B   22 21 37 0 9 1.000   1979 27 Luis Gomez 81 19 3 0 0 3 5 5 0 10 0 0 0 1 0 3 .235 .279 .272 .551 6   - 0.5 0.5 .000 .023 .023 0.23 1979 27 Luis Gomez
       
1980 8 8 Roy Howell TOR 7E L 26   138 105 257 16 24 .958   1980 8 8 Roy Howell 519 139 27 9 9 50 54 49 7 91 5 4 5 0 0 12 .268 .334 .407 .741 71   10.8 2.9 13.7 .078 .021 .099 11.94 1980 8 8 Roy Howell
1980 31 Garth Iorg R TOR 7E R 25 2B   20 13 44 1 7 .983   1980 31 Garth Iorg 61 11 2 0 1 7 3 2 0 13 0 0 0 1 0 3 .180 .206 .262 .468 3   0.2 0.7 0.9 .010 .035 .045 0.53 1980 31 Garth Iorg
     
1981 19 14 Danny Ainge TOR 7E R 22   77 73 133 11 19 .949   1981 19 14 Danny Ainge 217 42 5 1 0 17 12 22 1 38 0 4 1 7 3 5 .194 .267 .226 .493 13   - 2.3 2.3 .000 .030 .030 1.13 1981 19 14 Danny Ainge
     
1982 13 11 Garth Iorg TOR T6E R 27 2B   100 57 155 12 13 .946   1982 13 11 Garth Iorg 295 85 15 5 1 29 26 7 1 24 3 2 5 2 2 3 .288 .306 .383 .689 35   4.2 2.5 6.7 .042 .025 .067 4.76 1982 13 11 Garth Iorg
1982 14 Rance Mulliniks TOR T6E L 26   102 60 137 13 13 .938   1982 14 Rance Mulliniks 275 68 25 0 4 30 30 32 0 40 1 2 1 2 2 10 .247 .327 .382 .709 33   3.9 1.8 5.7 .038 .018 .056 3.70 1982 14 Rance Mulliniks
     
1983 10 10 Rance Mulliniks TOR 4E L 27   116 70 161 7 12 .971   1983 10 10 Rance Mulliniks 329 85 30 3 8 48 40 52 4 38 1 2 2 0 2 12 .258 .359 .441 .800 51   9.2 2.8 12.0 .079 .024 .103 10.84 1983 10 10 Rance Mulliniks
1983 15 Garth Iorg TOR 4E R 28 2B   85 36 127 4 9 .976   1983 15 Garth Iorg 218 63 17 1 2 20 28 8 1 27 0 1 2 3 0 5 .289 .311 .404 .715 27   2.9 2.1 5.0 .034 .025 .059 3.40 1983 15 Garth Iorg
     
1984 7 7 Rance Mulliniks TOR 2E L 28   119 65 148 7 13 .968   1984 7 7 Rance Mulliniks 326 106 21 5 3 40 40 30 3 43 1 0 1 2 3 4 .325 .383 .448 .831 53   10.3 2.9 13.2 .087 .024 .111 13.13 1984 7 7 Rance Mulliniks
1984 25 Garth Iorg TOR 2E R 29   112 62 110 10 15 .945   1984 25 Garth Iorg 208 50 8 3 1 18 23 4 0 10 1 3 1 1 3 6 .240 .257 .322 .579 13   - 2.0 2.0 .000 .018 .018 0.80 1984 25 Garth Iorg
     
1985 5 5 Rance Mulliniks TOR 1E L 29   119 75 162 7 16 .971   1985 5 5 Rance Mulliniks 347 99 25 1 9 52 51 49 2 52 0 1 4 2 0 9 .285 .370 .441 .811 59   11.2 2.8 14.0 .094 .024 .118 13.59 1985 5 5 Rance Mulliniks
1985 14 Garth Iorg TOR 1E R 30 2B   104 39 137 9 13 .951   1985 14 Garth Iorg 193 60 15 1 5 23 23 16 2 14 0 0 0 2 5 2 .311 .364 .477 .841 32   5.6 2.3 7.9 .054 .022 .076 6.16 1985 14 Garth Iorg
     
1986 11 11 Rance Mulliniks TOR 4E L 30   110 60 176 6 13 .975   1986 11 11 Rance Mulliniks 321 84 21 0 11 49 45 37 1 59 1 1 2 1 1 10 .262 .338 .430 .768 46   6.6 3.1 9.7 .060 .028 .088 8.08 1986 11 11 Rance Mulliniks
1986 20 Garth Iorg TOR 4E R 31 2B   90 30 98 6 6 .955   1986 20 Garth Iorg 174 47 10 0 2 13 26 10 0 22 0 1 1 0 0 4 .270 .308 .362 .670 19   1.9 1.6 3.5 .021 .018 .039 1.94 1986 20 Garth Iorg
1986 28 Kelly Gruber R TOR 4E R 24   42 19 59 5 3 .940   1986 28 Kelly Gruber 88 20 1 0 3 7 9 3 0 16 0 1 2 1 3 3 .227 .247 .341 .588 6   - 0.7 0.7 .000 .017 .017 0.26 1986 28 Kelly Gruber
     
1987 17 13 Kelly Gruber TOR 2E R 25 SS   119 52 168 12 11 .948   1987 17 13 Kelly Gruber 275 71 12 3 11 42 31 15 2 62 5 1 2 8 1 8 .258 .306 .444 .750 36   3.2 2.2 5.4 .027 .018 .045 3.35 1987 17 13 Kelly Gruber
1987 10 Rance Mulliniks TOR 2E L 31 DH   96 29 137 13 14 .927   1987 10 Rance Mulliniks 257 82 22 1 9 36 34 28 1 39 0 3 3 1 1 7 .319 .382 .518 .900 50   8.6 1.5 10.1 .090 .016 .105 9.52 1987 10 Rance Mulliniks
1987 29 Garth Iorg TOR 2E R 32 2B   28 10 26 1 3 .973   1987 29 Garth Iorg 39 5 1 0 0 3 0 2 0 8 1 0 0 0 0 1 .128 .190 .154 .344 1   - 0.8 0.8 .000 .029 .029 0.39 1987 29 Garth Iorg
     
1988 5 5 Kelly Gruber TOR T3E R 26   156 114 349 14 31 .971   1988 5 5 Kelly Gruber 547 155 33 5 15 74 79 38 1 88 7 5 4 22 5 19 .283 .336 .444 .780 79   14.8 6.5 21.3 .095 .042 .137 22.45 1988 5 5 Kelly Gruber
     
1989 5 5 Kelly Gruber a TOR 1E R 27   119 86 291 22 15 .945   1989 5 5 Kelly Gruber 478 132 21 4 16 74 61 27 0 52 2 0 4 9 4 12 .276 .315 .437 .752 63   12.7 4.3 17.0 .107 .036 .143 18.61 1989 5 5 Kelly Gruber
1989 21 Rance Mulliniks TOR 1E L 33 DH   29 15 50 1 9 .985   1989 21 Rance Mulliniks 84 20 6 0 3 10 15 5 1 17 0 0 1 0 0 2 .238 .278 .417 .695 9   0.9 0.8 1.7 .031 .028 .059 1.19 1989 21 Rance Mulliniks
     
1990 2 2 Kelly Gruber 4 a G S TOR 2E R 28   145 123 280 19 21 .955   1990 2 2 Kelly Gruber 570 158 35 5 31 90 115 47 2 89 7 1 13 11 2 14 .277 .333 .519 .852 99   19.6 3.5 23.1 .135 .024 .159 27.90 1990 2 2 Kelly Gruber
1990 16 Rance Mulliniks TOR 2E L 34   22 12 25 2 4 .949   1990 16 Rance Mulliniks 49 17 2 0 2 8 8 15 1 8 0 0 1 1 1 1 .347 .492 .510 1.002 14   3.1 0.3 3.4 .141 .014 .155 4.04 1990 16 Rance Mulliniks
     
1991 6 6 Kelly Gruber TOR 1E R 29   111 97 231 13 16 .962   1991 6 6 Kelly Gruber 421 106 17 2 20 58 65 29 5 68 6 3 5 12 6 7 .252 .306 .444 .750 54   7.2 4.9 12.1 .065 .044 .109 12.36 1991 6 6 Kelly Gruber
1991 17 Ed Sprague R TOR 1E R 23 1B   35 19 61 12 2 .870   1991 17 Ed Sprague 102 30 4 0 2 11 15 9 1 31 3 0 1 0 1 2 .294 .365 .392 .757 15   2.5 0.9 3.4 .071 .026 .097 3.27 1991 17 Ed Sprague
1991 33 Rene Gonzales TOR 1E R 30 SS   26 7 41 4 3 .923   1991 33 Rene Gonzales 36 8 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 .222 .243 .306 .549 3   - 0.5 0.5 .000 .019 .019 0.21 1991 33 Rene Gonzales
     
Pos St All- Other 3rd Base Fielding Statistics Pos St Batting Statistics as Third Baseman Win Shares Pos St
Year Rank Rank Name HOF MVP Star Rookie GG SS Team Stdg Bats Age Pos Games PO Assts Err DP F Pct. Year Rank Rank Name At Bats Hits 2B 3B HR Runs RBI BB IBB SO HP SH SF SB CS GDP BA OBA SA OPS RC B WS F WS T WS BWS/G FWS/G TWS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Rank Name
1992 17 13 Kelly Gruber TOR 1E R 30   120 104 215 17 10 .949   1992 17 13 Kelly Gruber 445 102 16 3 11 42 43 26 3 72 4 1 4 7 7 14 .229 .276 .353 .629 39   3.1 2.9 6.0 .026 .024 .050 4.01 1992 17 13 Kelly Gruber
1992 19 Jeff Kent R TOR 1E R 24 NL-2B   49 33 74 10 3 .915   1992 19 Jeff Kent 149 37 10 0 7 32 29 17 0 36 5 0 3 1 0 3 .248 .339 .456 .795 24   3.3 1.0 4.3 .067 .020 .088 3.81 1992 19 Jeff Kent
     
1993 13 11 Ed Sprague TOR 1E R 25   150 127 232 17 21 .955   1993 13 11 Ed Sprague 546 142 31 1 12 50 73 32 1 85 10 2 6 1 0 23 .260 .310 .386 .696 50   3.2 4.1 7.3 .021 .027 .049 4.99 1993 13 11 Ed Sprague
     
1994 16 14 Ed Sprague TOR 3E R 26   107 98 147 14 19 .946   1994 16 14 Ed Sprague 397 95 19 1 11 38 43 23 1 93 11 2 4 1 0 11 .239 .297 .375 .672 37   1.2 3.2 4.4 .011 .030 .041 2.67 1994 16 14 Ed Sprague
     
1995 12 9 Ed Sprague TOR 5E R 27   139 133 234 16 20 .958   1995 12 9 Ed Sprague 496 117 25 2 17 74 69 58 3 90 15 1 6 0 0 18 .236 .330 .397 .727 59   4.8 3.7 8.5 .035 .027 .061 6.12 1995 12 9 Ed Sprague
     
1996 5 5 Ed Sprague TOR 4E R 28   148 108 218 15 29 .956   1996 5 5 Ed Sprague 549 135 35 2 31 80 86 58 3 138 12 0 7 0 0 6 .246 .327 .486 .813 92   12.6 3.5 16.1 .085 .024 .109 15.64 1996 5 5 Ed Sprague
     
1997 14 11 Ed Sprague TOR 5E R 29   129 106 202 18 19 .945   1997 14 11 Ed Sprague 474 108 29 4 13 63 45 48 0 96 5 0 1 0 1 10 .228 .305 .388 .693 50   3.5 2.8 6.3 .027 .022 .049 4.37 1997 14 11 Ed Sprague
     
1998 16 14 Ed Sprague TOR 3E R 30   105 87 157 20 8 .924   1998 16 14 Ed Sprague 382 91 20 0 17 50 51 24 1 73 11 0 2 0 2 15 .238 .301 .424 .725 43   2.7 2.3 5.0 .026 .022 .048 3.39 1998 16 14 Ed Sprague
1998 6 Tony Fernandez TOR 3E B 36 2B   54 32 73 4 3 .963   1998 6 Tony Fernandez 187 71 13 2 3 27 31 24 3 15 0 0 1 7 3 5 .380 .448 .519 .967 44   7.3 1.6 8.9 .135 .030 .165 11.26 1998 6 Tony Fernandez
     
1999 1 1 Tony Fernandez a TOR 3E B 37   132 65 212 18 21 .939   1999 1 1 Tony Fernandez 459 153 39 0 6 71 73 74 8 55 10 0 4 6 7 10 .333 .433 .458 .891 91   17.6 2.5 20.1 .133 .019 .152 25.10 1999 1 1 Tony Fernandez
1999 24 Willis Otanez R TOR 3E R 26   24 16 25 2 6 .953   1999 24 Willis Otanez 72 18 6 0 2 13 7 2 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 3 .250 .270 .417 .687 7   0.3 0.3 0.6 .013 .013 .025 0.31 1999 24 Willis Otanez
     
2000 3 3 Tony Batista a TOR 3E R 26   154 120 317 17 35 .963   2000 3 3 Tony Batista 620 163 32 2 41 96 114 35 1 121 6 0 3 5 4 15 .263 .307 .519 .826 94   11.6 6.1 17.7 .075 .040 .115 18.58 2000 3 3 Tony Batista
     
2001 15 11 Tony Batista TOR 3E R 27   72 56 145 10 21 .953   2001 15 11 Tony Batista 271 56 11 1 13 29 45 13 1 66 4 0 3 0 1 2 .207 .251 .399 .650 27   3.3 2.0 5.3 .046 .027 .073 4.34 2001 15 11 Tony Batista
2001 16 Felipe Lopez R TOR 3E B 21   47 26 99 8 5 .940   2001 16 Felipe Lopez 169 45 5 4 5 21 23 12 1 35 0 1 2 4 3 2 .266 .311 .432 .743 22   3.3 1.3 4.6 .070 .028 .098 4.35 2001 16 Felipe Lopez
2001 28 Luis Lopez TOR 3E B 27 NL-3B   28 17 56 5 4 .936   2001 28 Luis Lopez 99 26 4 0 2 9 8 6 0 12 0 1 0 0 0 8 .263 .305 .364 .669 9   - 0.6 0.6 .000 .021 .021 0.27 2001 28 Luis Lopez
2001 24 Jeff Frye TOR 3E R 34 2B   27 7 22 0 2 1.000   2001 24 Jeff Frye 43 17 3 1 1 7 7 5 0 3 1 2 0 1 1 1 .395 .469 .581 1.050 12   0.7 0.8 1.5 .026 .030 .056 1.07 2001 24 Jeff Frye
     
2002 3 3 Eric Hinske 1 TOR 3E L 24   148 103 246 20 14 .946   2002 3 3 Eric Hinske 557 156 38 2 24 98 83 76 5 134 2 0 5 13 1 12 .280 .366 .485 .851 99   18.1 3.6 21.7 .122 .024 .147 24.75 2002 3 3 Eric Hinske
2002 22 Dave Berg TOR 3E R 31 2B   20 10 35 0 2 1.000   2002 22 Dave Berg 66 16 3 0 1 6 8 6 0 11 0 0 3 0 0 3 .242 .293 .333 .626 6   0.7 0.6 1.3 .035 .030 .065 0.99 2002 22 Dave Berg
     
2003 7 7 Eric Hinske R TOR 3E L 25   124 80 213 22 13 .930   2003 7 7 Eric Hinske 446 109 45 3 12 74 63 59 1 103 1 0 5 10 2 11 .244 .331 .439 .770 65   9.2 2.1 11.3 .074 .017 .091 10.45 2003 7 7 Eric Hinske
2003 21 Mike Bordick TOR 3E R 37 SS   22 20 32 1 4 .981   2003 21 Mike Bordick 67 19 5 1 2 8 13 6 0 13 0 0 0 2 0 3 .284 .342 .478 .820 10   1.4 0.5 1.9 .064 .023 .086 1.71 2003 21 Mike Bordick
     
2004 16 13 Eric Hinske TOR 5E L 26   153 107 243 8 23 .978   2004 16 13 Eric Hinske 562 138 23 3 14 65 68 53 2 107 4 0 6 10 8 13 .246 .312 .372 .684 64   3.6 4.2 7.8 .024 .027 .051 5.04 2004 16 13 Eric Hinske
     
2005 14 12 Corey Koskie TOR 3E L 32   76 52 158 7 19 .968   2005 14 12 Corey Koskie 282 76 14 0 10 46 27 38 3 65 4 0 0 4 1 8 .270 .364 .426 .790 44   3.6 2.7 6.3 .047 .036 .083 5.34 2005 14 12 Corey Koskie
2005 15 Shea Hillenbrand TOR 3E R 29 1B,DH   54 31 94 6 8 .954   2005 15 Shea Hillenbrand 199 54 10 1 5 27 32 14 0 31 8 0 1 1 0 4 .271 .342 .407 .749 28   4.0 1.5 5.5 .074 .028 .102 5.17 2005 15 Shea Hillenbrand
2005 16 Aaron Hill R TOR 3E R 33 2B,DH   35 21 73 5 8 .949   2005 16 Aaron Hill 126 42 9 1 1 16 20 12 0 10 0 0 1 1 1 3 .333 .388 .444 .832 22   2.9 1.2 4.1 .083 .034 .117 4.14 2005 16 Aaron Hill
     
2006 9 9 Troy Glaus T30 a TOR 2E R 29   145 95 271 14 37 .963   2006 9 9 Troy Glaus 493 125 26 0 33 96 97 80 5 119 3 0 5 2 2 23 .254 .358 .507 .865 86   10.9 4.0 14.9 .075 .028 .103 13.99 2006 9 9 Troy Glaus
     
2007 5 5 Troy Glaus TOR 3E R 30   114 63 197 9 24 .967   2007 5 5 Troy Glaus 383 100 19 1 20 60 61 60 1 101 5 0 5 0 1 7 .261 .364 .473 .837 69   10.4 3.2 13.6 .091 .028 .119 13.27 2007 5 5 Troy Glaus
     
2008 8 8 Scott Rolen TOR 4E R 33   115 74 217 11 14 .964   2008 8 8 Scott Rolen 408 107 30 3 11 58 50 46 2 71 10 0 3 5 0 12 .262 .349 .431 .780 63   8.7 3.2 11.9 .076 .028 .103 11.22 2008 8 8 Scott Rolen
2008 19 Marco Scutaro TOR 4E R 32 2B,SS   41 22 84 2 8 .981   2008 19 Marco Scutaro 135 32 5 1 2 23 15 17 0 17 3 1 1 4 2 3 .237 .333 .333 .666 16   2.3 1.4 3.7 .056 .034 .090 3.26 2008 19 Marco Scutaro
     
Pos St All- Other 3rd Base Fielding Statistics Pos St Batting Statistics as Third Baseman Win Shares Pos St
Year Rank Rank Name HOF MVP Star Rookie GG SS Team Stdg Bats Age Pos Games PO Assts Err DP F Pct. Year Rank Rank Name At Bats Hits 2B 3B HR Runs RBI BB IBB SO HP SH SF SB CS GDP BA OBA SA OPS RC B WS F WS T WS BWS/G FWS/G TWS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Rank Name
2009 6 5 Scott Rolen TOR 4E R 34 NL-3B   88 62 168 5 16 .979   2009 6 5 Scott Rolen 338 108 29 0 8 52 43 26 1 42 4 0 5 4 2 2 .320 .370 .476 .846 62   10.8 1.4 12.2 .123 .016 .139 13.15 2009 6 5 Scott Rolen
2009 19 Edwin Encarnacion TOR 4E R 26 NL-3B   42 27 77 7 6 .937   2009 19 Edwin Encarnacion 154 37 5 1 8 25 23 13 0 29 3 0 3 1 0 2 .240 .306 .442 .748 22   1.9 0.5 2.4 .045 .012 .057 1.67 2009 19 Edwin Encarnacion
2009 27 Jose Bautista TOR 4E R 28 LF,RF   26 18 48 3 4 .957   2009 27 Jose Bautista 82 17 2 0 1 12 5 15 0 22 1 1 0 1 0 1 .207 .337 .268 .605 9   0.8 0.4 1.2 .031 .015 .046 0.75 2009 27 Jose Bautista
     
2010 10 8 Edwin Encarnacion TOR 4E R 27   95 71 174 18 16 .932   2010 10 8 Edwin Encarnacion 328 79 16 0 20 47 50 29 1 60 2 0 4 1 0 9 .241 .303 .473 .776 46   5.8 1.6 7.4 .061 .017 .078 5.94 2010 10 8 Edwin Encarnacion
2010 5 Jose Bautista 4 a(OF) S(OF) TOR 4E R 29 RF   48 26 100 4 7 .969   2010 5 Jose Bautista 160 45 10 1 17 34 40 23 0 39 4 0 1 4 0 3 .281 .383 .675 1.058 43   9.8 1.0 10.8 .204 .021 .225 14.70 2010 5 Jose Bautista
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Sources:
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