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          Designated Hitter
             
Pos St All- Other Batting Statistics as Designated Hitter Win Shares Pos St
Year Rank Rank Name HOF MVP Star Rookie GG SS Team Stdg Bats Age Pos Games At Bats Hits 2B 3B HR Runs RBI BB IBB SO HP SH SF SB CS GDP BA OBA SA OPS RC B WS WS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Rank Name
1973 6 6 Tommy Davis T10 BAL 1E R 34   127 531 156 18 2 7 54 83 29 3 55 1 2 4 11 2 15 .294 .329 .375 .704 64   10.8 .085 10.25 1973 6 6 Tommy Davis
1973 22 Terry Crowley BAL 1E L 26   23 80 19 2 0 2 11 7 9 1 8 1 0 0 0 0 1 .238 .322 .338 .660 9   0.5 .022 0.24 1973 22 Terry Crowley
   
1974 4 4 Tommy Davis T26 BAL 1E R 34   155 622 180 20 1 11 68 83 34 9 49 3 3 7 6 2 20 .289 .326 .378 .704 71   14.6 .094 13.88 1974 4 4 Tommy Davis
   
1975 10 7 Tommy Davis BAL 2E R 36   111 450 127 14 1 6 42 55 22 2 51 0 2 3 2 0 14 .282 .314 .358 .672 48   7.5 .068 6.29 1975 10 7 Tommy Davis
1975 12 Al Bumbry BAL 2E L 28 LF   48 182 47 9 3 0 24 16 20 1 37 4 1 1 14 2 1 .258 .343 .341 .684 25   4.9 .102 5.04 1975 12 Al Bumbry
   
1976 6 5 Lee May 9 BAL 2E R 33 1B   52 195 53 8 2 8 24 39 16 4 39 3 0 0 1 0 4 .272 .336 .456 .792 30   7.2 .138 8.12 1976 6 5 Lee May
1976 29 Andres Mora R BAL 2E R 21 LF   34 111 17 4 0 0 5 7 3 0 21 0 0 2 1 0 2 .153 .172 .189 .361 4   0.6 .018 0.24 1976 29 Andres Mora
1976 26 Tommy Harper BAL 2E R 35   27 67 14 4 0 1 5 7 8 0 14 0 0 1 3 3 1 .209 .289 .313 .602 6   1.2 .044 0.76 1976 26 Tommy Harper
   
1977 3 3 Eddie Murray BBW R-1 BAL T2E B 21 1B   111 434 124 24 2 20 59 60 33 4 71 1 0 4 0 1 19 .286 .335 .488 .823 65   14.4 .130 15.78 1977 3 3 Eddie Murray
1977 21 Lee May BAL T2E R 34 1B   39 153 30 3 0 5 18 20 13 0 36 0 0 0 0 1 2 .196 .259 .314 .573 12   2.1 .054 1.48 1977 21 Lee May
   
1978 6 6 Lee May BAL 4E R 35   140 536 133 16 1 25 54 78 28 4 107 1 0 2 5 2 18 .248 .286 .422 .708 58   10.0 .071 8.54 1978 6 6 Lee May
   
1979 12 8 Lee May BAL 1E R 36   117 439 110 15 0 18 58 67 27 4 96 1 2 4 3 4 18 .251 .293 .408 .701 47   5.8 .050 4.03 1979 12 8 Lee May
   
1980 8 7 Terry Crowley BAL 2E L 33   65 188 56 4 0 11 29 44 22 2 16 0 1 2 0 0 5 .298 .368 .495 .863 34   7.1 .109 7.06 1980 8 7 Terry Crowley
1980 30 Lee May BAL 2E R 37   58 169 37 8 2 5 15 23 13 1 43 0 0 1 2 0 9 .219 .273 .379 .652 15   1.7 .029 0.88 1980 30 Lee May
1980 20 Bennie Ayala BAL 2E R 29   41 98 23 3 0 8 15 19 11 2 13 0 0 1 0 0 2 .235 .309 .510 .819 15   3.2 .078 2.69 1980 20 Bennie Ayala
1980 32 Pat Kelly BAL 2E L 35 LF   30 81 16 4 1 0 7 10 9 0 27 0 0 1 1 1 3 .198 .275 .272 .547 6   1.2 .040 0.72 1980 32 Pat Kelly
   
1981 9 8 Terry Crowley BAL 2E L 34   42 103 26 6 0 4 10 18 23 3 8 0 1 0 0 0 3 .252 .389 .427 .816 18   4.5 .107 4.55 1981 9 8 Terry Crowley
1981 7 Ken Singleton T23 A(OF) BAL 2E B 34 RF   30 109 31 7 0 3 12 15 17 2 23 0 2 0 0 0 4 .284 .381 .431 .812 18   4.5 .150 5.38 1981 7 Ken Singleton
1981 15 Bennie Ayala BAL 2E R 30   27 65 18 1 0 2 8 8 6 0 7 1 1 1 0 1 1 .277 .342 .385 .727 9   2.2 .081 1.94 1981 15 Bennie Ayala
1981 23 Jose Morales BAL 2E R 36   22 60 13 0 0 1 3 6 2 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 4 .217 .242 .267 .509 3   0.1 .005 0.02 1981 23 Jose Morales
   
1982 8 8 Ken Singleton BAL 2E B 35   148 546 137 27 0 14 68 72 83 2 93 0 1 6 0 1 23 .251 .346 .377 .723 71   11.6 .078 9.93 1982 8 8 Ken Singleton
   
1983 5 5 Ken Singleton BAL 1E B 36   150 501 136 21 3 17 51 81 98 19 83 1 2 3 0 2 21 .271 .390 .427 .817 83   16.7 .111 17.25 1983 5 5 Ken Singleton
   
1984 T33 14 Ken Singleton BAL 5E B 37   103 346 76 7 1 5 27 31 35 5 54 0 1 2 0 0 19 .220 .290 .289 .579 24   - .000 - 1984 T33 14 Ken Singleton
1984 31 Bennie Ayala BAL 5E R 33   34 71 14 4 0 2 5 14 4 0 12 0 0 2 0 1 4 .197 .234 .338 .572 4   0.2 .006 0.04 1984 31 Bennie Ayala
1984 29 John Lowenstein BAL 5E L 37 LF   22 62 12 4 0 2 9 6 8 1 12 0 0 1 0 0 0 .194 .282 .355 .637 7   1.1 .050 0.73 1984 29 John Lowenstein
   
1985 11 10 Larry Sheets R BAL 4E L 25   93 289 76 7 0 13 40 41 23 2 44 2 1 1 0 1 12 .263 .321 .422 .743 36   5.4 .058 4.76 1985 11 10 Larry Sheets
1985 16 Mike Young BAL 4E B 25 LF,RF   37 115 29 5 0 8 18 22 11 0 27 1 0 1 1 4 3 .252 .320 .504 .824 17   3.3 .089 3.61 1985 16 Mike Young
1985 37 Dan Ford BAL 4E R 33   28 66 13 1 0 1 3 1 5 0 14 0 0 0 0 1 3 .197 .254 .258 .512 3   - .000 - 1985 37 Dan Ford
   
1986 14 11 Larry Sheets BAL 7E L 26 LF   58 205 62 11 1 10 29 41 13 3 32 1 1 0 1 0 11 .302 .347 .512 .859 32   4.9 .084 4.60 1986 14 11 Larry Sheets
1986 26 Mike Young BAL 7E B 26 LF   38 137 32 3 1 3 11 14 10 0 30 0 0 1 1 1 5 .234 .284 .336 .620 12   1.7 .045 1.16 1986 26 Mike Young
1986 12 Jim Dwyer BAL 7E L 36   24 67 23 7 1 5 11 18 11 1 7 0 0 1 0 0 0 .343 .430 .701 1.131 22   4.0 .167 5.26 1986 12 Jim Dwyer
1986 16 Jim Traber R BAL 7E L 24 1B   21 76 24 3 0 5 11 12 9 2 10 1 0 1 0 0 2 .316 .391 .553 .944 16   2.7 .129 3.12 1986 16 Jim Traber
   
Pos St All- Other Batting Statistics as Designated Hitter Win Shares Pos St
Year Rank Rank Name HOF MVP Star Rookie GG SS Team Stdg Bats Age Pos Games At Bats Hits 2B 3B HR Runs RBI BB IBB SO HP SH SF SB CS GDP BA OBA SA OPS RC B WS WS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Rank Name
1987 24 12 Mike Young BAL 6E B 27 LF   47 158 34 2 1 7 18 18 24 1 40 0 0 1 3 5 4 .215 .317 .373 .690 18   2.5 .053 1.75 1987 24 12 Mike Young
1987 37 Alan Wiggins BAL 6E B 29 2B   44 149 35 2 0 0 19 7 13 0 26 1 4 1 8 4 3 .235 .299 .248 .547 12   0.3 .007 0.07 1987 37 Alan Wiggins
1987 14 Jim Dwyer BAL 6E L 37 RF   41 119 34 4 0 8 30 15 15 1 25 1 1 0 1 1 2 .286 .370 .521 .891 23   4.4 .107 4.38 1987 14 Jim Dwyer
   
1988 5 4 Eddie Murray BBW BAL 7E B 32 1B   58 207 65 8 1 13 30 33 32 3 35 0 0 2 1 1 1 .314 .402 .551 .953 49   9.9 .171 12.71 1988 5 4 Eddie Murray
1988 26 Larry Sheets BAL 7E L 28 LF,RF   50 170 33 6 0 2 10 17 19 2 28 6 0 1 0 3 5 .194 .296 .265 .561 13   1.4 .028 0.72 1988 26 Larry Sheets
1988 32 Jim Traber BAL 7E L 26 1B   30 116 23 1 0 5 9 19 6 0 9 0 0 2 0 1 1 .198 .234 .336 .570 9   0.6 .020 0.27 1988 32 Jim Traber
   
1989 12 10 Larry Sheets BAL 2E L 29   88 286 68 12 1 7 30 31 25 9 52 3 0 5 1 1 3 .238 .301 .360 .661 32   4.8 .055 3.60 1989 12 10 Larry Sheets
1989 7 Mickey Tettleton a(C) S(C) BAL 2E B 28 C   43 135 29 7 1 8 25 22 30 2 41 1 0 2 2 0 3 .215 .357 .459 .816 24   5.7 .133 6.67 1989 7 Mickey Tettleton
1989 17 Keith Moreland BAL 2E R 35   29 98 20 3 0 1 9 8 4 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 6 .204 .235 .265 .500 5   0.7 .024 0.33 1989 17 Keith Moreland
   
1990 9 9 Sam Horn BAL 5E L 26   63 200 52 10 0 11 26 33 28 1 53 0 0 2 0 0 8 .260 .348 .475 .823 32   6.7 .106 6.99 1990 9 9 Sam Horn
1990 19 Mickey Tettleton BAL 5E B 29 C   40 136 29 7 1 3 22 7 31 2 56 1 0 0 0 2 3 .213 .363 .346 .709 18   3.4 .085 3.17 1990 19 Mickey Tettleton
   
1991 7 7 Sam Horn BAL 6E L 27   102 293 67 14 0 20 42 54 39 3 90 3 0 1 0 0 6 .229 .324 .481 .805 46   9.0 .088 7.52 1991 7 7 Sam Horn
1991 19 Randy Milligan BAL 6E R 29 1B   25 79 23 3 0 3 11 10 12 0 26 1 0 0 0 2 4 .291 .391 .443 .834 13   2.2 .088 1.83 1991 19 Randy Milligan
1991 26 Dwight Evans BAL 6E R 39 RF   21 31 7 1 0 0 3 1 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 .226 .385 .258 .643 4   0.8 .038 0.44 1991 26 Dwight Evans
   
1992 12 9 Glenn Davis BAL 3E R 31   103 387 106 15 2 12 44 45 36 2 64 2 1 4 1 0 11 .274 .336 .416 .752 51   8.4 .082 7.16 1992 12 9 Glenn Davis
1992 28 Sam Horn BAL 3E L 28   46 151 36 9 1 5 12 16 17 2 55 1 0 1 0 0 8 .238 .318 .411 .729 14   1.3 .028 0.65 1992 28 Sam Horn
   
1993 3 3 Harold Baines BAL T3E L 34   116 410 128 22 0 20 63 76 56 9 51 0 1 6 0 0 13 .312 .390 .512 .902 80   15.0 .129 16.64 1993 3 3 Harold Baines
1993 23 Sherman Obando R BAL T3E R 23   21 72 20 2 0 2 7 11 4 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 1 .278 .316 .389 .705 9   1.2 .057 0.88 1993 23 Sherman Obando
   
1994 9 9 Harold Baines BAL 2E L 35   91 316 92 12 0 16 41 50 27 3 46 1 0 0 0 0 8 .291 .349 .481 .830 46   5.7 .063 4.13 1994 9 9 Harold Baines
1994 21 Lonnie Smith BAL 2E R 38   30 47 10 3 0 0 11 2 9 0 13 1 0 1 1 0 1 .213 .345 .277 .622 5   - .000 - 1994 21 Lonnie Smith
   
1995 7 7 Harold Baines BAL 3E L 36   122 376 110 18 1 24 55 63 65 11 43 0 0 4 0 2 17 .293 .393 .537 .930 69   10.6 .087 8.71 1995 7 7 Harold Baines
   
1996 16 13 Eddie Murray BBW BAL 2E B 40   62 228 58 12 0 10 37 33 27 4 42 0 0 5 1 0 6 .254 .327 .439 .766 26   2.3 .037 1.32 1996 16 13 Eddie Murray
1996 22 Bobby Bonilla BAL 2E B 33 RF   44 163 36 7 0 2 24 19 18 1 28 2 0 4 0 2 5 .221 .299 .301 .600 15   2.4 .055 1.67 1996 22 Bobby Bonilla
   
1997 11 12 Geronimo Berroa BAL 1E R 32 RF   42 153 37 7 0 4 27 24 17 0 30 1 0 3 1 1 4 .242 .316 .366 .682 16   2.5 .060 1.69 1997 11 12 Geronimo Berroa
1997 5 Harold Baines BAL 1E L 38   35 125 33 4 0 4 10 13 14 1 15 0 0 1 0 0 2 .264 .336 .392 .728 16   2.9 .083 2.42 1997 5 Harold Baines
1997 10 Brady Anderson A(OF) BAL 1E L 33 CF   25 92 34 5 2 3 21 18 19 3 19 4 0 0 2 3 1 .370 .496 .565 1.061 27   5.4 .216 7.33 1997 10 Brady Anderson
1997 30 Pete Incaviglia BAL 1E R 33   26 91 22 2 0 3 11 8 3 1 30 3 0 0 0 0 0 .242 .289 .363 .652 10   0.5 .019 0.18 1997 30 Pete Incaviglia
   
1998 9 8 Harold Baines BAL 4E L 39   80 269 84 14 0 9 38 52 30 3 32 1 0 1 0 0 17 .312 .382 .465 .847 43   7.6 .095 6.85 1998 9 8 Harold Baines
1998 12 Eric Davis T18 BAL 4E R 36 RF   53 184 61 9 0 9 30 34 8 0 45 3 0 3 2 2 5 .332 .364 .527 .891 34   5.7 .108 5.46 1998 12 Eric Davis
1998 17 Joe Carter BAL 4E R 38 RF   32 89 26 3 0 5 12 11 5 1 13 1 0 0 1 1 1 .292 .337 .494 .831 14   3.0 .094 2.69 1998 17 Joe Carter
   
1999 4 4 Harold Baines a BAL 4E L 40   96 333 108 16 0 24 57 75 42 3 35 0 0 2 1 2 13 .324 .398 .589 .987 74   12.8 .133 12.92 1999 4 4 Harold Baines
1999 27 Jeff Conine BAL 4E R 33 1B   22 29 7 4 0 0 0 6 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 .241 .303 .379 .682 4   0.5 .023 0.21 1999 27 Jeff Conine
   
Pos St All- Other Batting Statistics as Designated Hitter Win Shares Pos St
Year Rank Rank Name HOF MVP Star Rookie GG SS Team Stdg Bats Age Pos Games At Bats Hits 2B 3B HR Runs RBI BB IBB SO HP SH SF SB CS GDP BA OBA SA OPS RC B WS WS/G Adj WSQ Year Rank Rank Name
2000 21 9 Harold Baines BAL 4E L 41   62 214 56 8 0 10 22 30 27 5 36 0 0 1 0 0 6 .262 .343 .439 .782 32   3.1 .050 1.93 2000 21 9 Harold Baines
2000 22 Albert Belle BAL 4E R 33 RF   31 122 37 8 0 1 12 12 12 5 19 0 0 1 0 1 2 .303 .363 .393 .756 17   2.6 .084 2.10 2000 22 Albert Belle
2000 37 Jeff Conine BAL 4E R 34 1B,3B   20 51 10 1 1 0 4 2 4 0 9 1 0 0 0 0 3 .196 .268 .255 .523 3   0.3 .015 0.10 2000 37 Jeff Conine
   
2001 22 13 Tony Batista BAL 4E R 27 3B,SS   33 119 33 4 1 6 17 20 12 0 17 0 0 3 1 1 3 .277 .336 .479 .815 19   2.3 .070 1.74 2001 22 13 Tony Batista
2001 24 Jay Gibbons R BAL 4E L 24 LF   28 98 22 3 0 4 11 11 10 0 20 2 0 0 0 0 5 .224 .309 .378 .687 11   1.1 .039 0.62 2001 24 Jay Gibbons
2001 23 Chris Richard BAL 4E L 27 LF,RF   20 75 21 7 1 2 13 12 6 1 23 1 0 1 3 1 1 .280 .337 .480 .817 12   1.7 .085 1.42 2001 23 Chris Richard
   
2002 17 13 Marty Cordova BAL 4E R 32 LF   56 196 50 11 2 6 26 29 22 0 51 1 0 2 0 1 8 .255 .330 .423 .753 26   3.6 .064 2.66 2002 17 13 Marty Cordova
2002 28 Chris Richard BAL 4E L 28   36 124 33 9 0 4 14 20 11 0 23 2 0 2 0 3 2 .266 .331 .435 .766 17   1.4 .039 0.80 2002 28 Chris Richard
   
2003 21 13 David Segui BAL 4E B 36   52 191 49 8 1 4 22 18 23 2 39 1 0 0 1 0 6 .257 .340 .372 .712 24   3.1 .060 2.26 2003 21 13 David Segui
2003 15 B.J. Surhoff BAL 4E L 38 1B,LF   39 141 39 7 0 4 15 17 15 3 19 0 1 0 0 1 1 .277 .346 .411 .757 20   3.9 .100 3.69 2003 15 B.J. Surhoff
2003 11 Jack Cust R BAL 4E L 24   21 67 17 6 0 4 7 11 8 0 24 1 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .342 .522 .864 13   3.9 .186 5.03 2003 11 Jack Cust
   
2004 11 9 David Newhan R BAL 3E L 30 RF   32 129 35 4 0 2 23 18 11 0 27 2 4 1 7 0 2 .271 .336 .349 .685 17   3.5 .109 3.38 2004 11 9 David Newhan
2004 30 Javy Lopez BAL 3E R 33 C   21 85 18 2 1 4 11 10 4 0 18 1 0 0 0 0 4 .212 .256 .400 .656 7   0.9 .043 0.54 2004 30 Javy Lopez
2004 21 Jerry Hairston Jr. BAL 3E R 28 RF   21 67 21 4 0 0 10 11 6 0 8 2 3 3 4 1 0 .313 .372 .373 .745 11   1.8 .086 1.53 2004 21 Jerry Hairston Jr.
2004 25 Rafael Palmeiro BAL 3E L 39 1B   20 75 18 6 0 3 10 12 6 1 13 2 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .313 .440 .753 11   1.5 .075 1.20 2004 25 Rafael Palmeiro
   
2005 22 13 Jay Gibbons BAL 4E L 28 1B,RF   40 149 33 12 1 6 22 22 11 3 13 0 0 1 0 0 5 .221 .273 .436 .709 16   2.5 .063 1.73 2005 22 13 Jay Gibbons
2005 33 Sammy Sosa BAL 4E R 36 RF   35 123 25 3 0 4 14 19 20 1 35 0 0 3 0 1 3 .203 .308 .325 .633 13   0.7 .020 0.28 2005 33 Sammy Sosa
2005 24 Javy Lopez BAL 4E R 34 C   28 103 25 5 0 3 12 9 7 0 17 1 0 0 0 0 1 .243 .297 .379 .676 12   2.0 .071 1.48 2005 24 Javy Lopez
   
2006 15 9 Javy Lopez BAL 4E R 35 C   53 206 55 11 1 5 21 21 11 0 50 1 0 0 0 0 4 .267 .307 .403 .710 25   3.0 .057 1.91 2006 15 9 Javy Lopez
2006 12 Jay Gibbons BAL 4E L 29 RF   46 171 48 12 0 3 14 18 22 2 27 1 0 0 0 0 7 .281 .366 .404 .770 25   3.8 .083 2.92 2006 12 Jay Gibbons
2006 16 Kevin Millar BAL 4E R 34 1B   29 94 22 5 0 4 18 11 13 1 20 2 0 1 0 0 2 .234 .336 .415 .751 14   2.3 .079 1.73 2006 16 Kevin Millar
   
2007 10 8 Aubrey Huff BAL 4E L 30 1B   78 292 79 15 2 9 35 39 31 0 42 1 0 1 1 1 9 .271 .342 .428 .770 42   6.1 .078 4.78 2007 10 8 Aubrey Huff
2007 20 Kevin Millar BAL 4E R 35 1B   31 104 22 5 0 5 15 15 20 1 21 3 0 2 0 0 4 .212 .349 .404 .753 15   2.1 .068 1.54 2007 20 Kevin Millar
2007 23 Jay Gibbons BAL 4E L 30 LF   28 107 31 4 0 5 11 11 2 0 19 0 0 2 0 0 1 .290 .297 .467 .764 15   0.4 .014 0.13 2007 23 Jay Gibbons
   
2008 3 3 Aubrey Huff 16 S BAL 5E L 31 1B,3B   98 389 118 33 2 23 65 77 29 3 61 2 0 5 3 0 5 .303 .351 .576 .927 80   13.6 .139 15.28 2008 3 3 Aubrey Huff
2008 25 Luke Scott BAL 5E L 30 LF   25 95 19 6 0 2 12 15 6 0 23 1 0 1 0 0 3 .200 .252 .326 .578 7   0.9 .036 0.52 2008 25 Luke Scott
   
2009 7 7 Luke Scott BAL 5E L 31 LF   89 327 84 19 1 20 48 60 41 5 72 1 0 1 0 0 3 .257 .341 .505 .846 58   8.1 .091 7.83 2009 7 7 Luke Scott
2009 25 Ty Wigginton BAL 5E R 31 1B,3B   23 95 27 3 0 2 8 8 4 1 13 0 0 0 0 0 2 .284 .313 .379 .692 11   0.7 .030 0.39 2009 25 Ty Wigginton
   
2010 5 5 Luke Scott BAL 5E L 32   93 327 99 19 1 23 53 54 43 2 67 3 0 5 1 0 6 .303 .384 .578 .962 75   11.1 .119 11.56 2010 5 5 Luke Scott
2010 27 Jake Fox BAL 5E R 27   24 69 10 3 0 2 7 8 4 0 17 2 0 0 0 0 4 .145 .213 .275 .488 3   0.1 .004 0.02 2010 27 Jake Fox
Copyright 2009-11 by Andre Lower
Sources:
All-Time Major League Handbook
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