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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 2 2 Orlando Cepeda Vet T15 BOS 2E R 35   142 550 159 25 0 20 55 86 50 13 80 3 2 3 0 2 24 .289 .350 .444 .794 76   12.7 .089 12.36 1973 2 2 Orlando Cepeda
   
1974 17 10 Tommy Harper BOS 3E R 34 LF   51 199 48 5 3 2 29 12 21 1 28 3 5 0 15 8 3 .241 .323 .327 .650 22   2.5 .049 1.71 1974 17 10 Tommy Harper
1974 15 Cecil Cooper BOS 3E L 24 1B   41 139 37 8 0 1 15 14 11 3 28 0 3 1 1 2 0 .266 .318 .345 .663 16   2.6 .063 2.03 1974 15 Cecil Cooper
   
1975 9 6 Jim Rice BBW 3 R-2 BOS 1E R 22 LF   54 215 62 13 1 8 36 39 12 2 57 0 0 4 4 1 6 .288 .320 .470 .790 31   6.1 .113 6.60 1975 9 6 Jim Rice
1975 3 Cecil Cooper BOS 1E L 25 1B   54 200 63 13 4 10 33 25 12 4 19 2 3 1 1 2 2 .315 .358 .570 .928 40   8.6 .159 11.06 1975 3 Cecil Cooper
1975 27 Juan Beniquez BOS 1E R 25 LF   20 56 10 2 1 0 6 0 5 0 10 0 2 0 1 2 0 .179 .246 .250 .496 3   0.5 .025 0.25 1975 27 Juan Beniquez
   
1976 13 10 Jim Rice BBW BOS 3E R 23 LF   54 200 53 9 2 7 18 29 7 1 41 3 1 5 2 2 6 .265 .293 .435 .728 24   4.2 .078 3.55 1976 13 10 Jim Rice
1976 15 Cecil Cooper BOS 3E L 26 1B   53 198 49 12 4 7 26 30 4 1 29 0 4 2 1 1 1 .247 .260 .455 .715 23   4.0 .075 3.33 1976 15 Cecil Cooper
   
1977 1 1 Jim Rice BBW 4 a(OF) BOS T2E R 24 RF   116 468 148 20 13 31 74 87 37 6 92 5 0 3 4 3 15 .316 .370 .613 .983 101   19.4 .167 24.14 1977 1 1 Jim Rice
   
1978 5 5 Jim Rice BBW 1 A(OF) BOS 2E R 25 LF   49 205 56 6 7 10 34 31 17 2 37 1 1 1 2 0 8 .273 .330 .517 .847 33   7.6 .155 9.57 1978 5 5 Jim Rice
1978 29 Bob Bailey BOS 2E R 35   34 76 15 2 0 3 11 8 17 0 17 1 0 2 2 1 2 .197 .344 .342 .686 10   1.3 .038 0.82 1978 29 Bob Bailey
1978 19 Carl Yastrzemski BBW 18 a-inj BOS 2E L 38 1B,LF   27 99 26 5 0 3 13 8 9 0 8 0 0 0 2 1 2 .263 .324 .404 .728 13   2.5 .093 2.43 1978 19 Carl Yastrzemski
1978 32 Jack Brohamer BOS 2E L 28 3B   25 73 16 4 0 1 10 9 9 0 3 0 0 2 0 2 0 .219 .298 .315 .613 7   0.5 .020 0.22 1978 32 Jack Brohamer
   
1979 22 12 Carl Yastrzemski BBW A(OF) BOS 3E L 39 1B,LF   56 199 44 12 0 5 19 33 24 2 17 0 0 3 1 2 9 .221 .301 .357 .658 20   2.9 .052 2.06 1979 22 12 Carl Yastrzemski
1979 19 Carlton Fisk BBW BOS 3E R 31 C   42 172 48 14 2 4 29 21 6 0 25 3 1 1 0 0 5 .279 .313 .453 .766 23   2.8 .067 2.26 1979 19 Carlton Fisk
1979 7 Jim Rice BBW 5 A(OF) BOS 3E R 26 LF   33 125 39 6 2 10 28 29 15 1 21 2 0 2 4 1 4 .312 .389 .632 1.021 31   5.9 .179 7.80 1979 7 Jim Rice
1979 8 Bob Watson BOS 3E R 33 1B/NL-1B   26 95 35 4 1 6 14 18 12 4 8 3 0 0 1 1 2 .368 .455 .621 1.076 27   4.7 .181 6.24 1979 8 Bob Watson
   
1980 15 10 Carl Yastrzemski BBW BOS 4E L 40 LF   49 176 48 11 1 7 23 25 25 2 19 0 0 2 0 1 6 .273 .360 .466 .826 29   5.0 .102 4.80 1980 15 10 Carl Yastrzemski
1980 37 Butch Hobson BOS 4E R 28 3B   36 130 23 0 0 1 9 9 7 1 25 0 0 2 0 0 6 .177 .216 .200 .416 5   0.2 .006 0.04 1980 37 Butch Hobson
   
1981 10 9 Carl Yastrzemski BBW BOS 5E L 41 1B   48 192 43 6 0 5 21 33 28 3 15 0 0 1 0 1 4 .224 .321 .333 .654 21   3.4 .071 2.80 1981 10 9 Carl Yastrzemski
1981 20 Tony Perez BBW BOS 5E R 39 1B   23 75 16 1 1 1 8 7 9 0 15 0 0 2 0 0 2 .213 .291 .293 .584 7   1.1 .048 0.74 1981 20 Tony Perez
1981 22 Joe Rudi BOS 5E R 34   21 79 15 2 0 4 8 13 5 0 18 2 1 1 0 0 2 .190 .253 .367 .620 7   0.3 .014 0.11 1981 22 Joe Rudi
   
1982 5 5 Carl Yastrzemski BBW a(OF) BOS 3E L 42   102 394 116 18 1 14 48 63 50 1 41 2 0 2 0 1 11 .294 .375 .452 .827 67   11.8 .116 12.28 1982 5 5 Carl Yastrzemski
1982 17 Tony Perez BBW BOS 3E R 40   46 171 45 13 2 4 15 25 18 2 38 0 0 0 0 1 5 .263 .333 .433 .766 24   3.5 .076 2.95 1982 17 Tony Perez
   
1983 8 8 Carl Yastrzemski BBW a(OF) BOS 6E L 43   107 359 98 22 0 10 37 54 50 10 27 2 0 1 0 0 13 .273 .364 .418 .782 53   8.6 .080 7.55 1983 8 8 Carl Yastrzemski
1983 28 Tony Armas BOS 6E R 29 CF   27 107 27 6 1 7 16 24 5 0 23 0 0 1 0 1 5 .252 .283 .523 .806 13   0.9 .033 0.51 1983 28 Tony Armas
1983 29 Dwight Evans G(OF) BOS 6E R 31 RF   21 84 17 1 0 4 9 9 6 0 15 0 0 1 1 0 0 .202 .253 .357 .610 8   0.7 .033 0.40 1983 29 Dwight Evans
   
1984 1 1 Mike Easler BOS 4E L 33 1B   126 491 162 30 4 23 75 79 48 4 103 3 1 1 0 0 3 .330 .392 .548 .940 109   21.8 .173 27.00 1984 1 1 Mike Easler
1984 25 Tony Armas 7 a(OF) S(OF) BOS 4E R 30 CF   31 123 28 5 1 5 16 15 5 2 30 0 0 0 0 1 2 .228 .258 .407 .665 12   1.9 .061 1.40 1984 25 Tony Armas
   
1985 6 6 Mike Easler BOS 5E L 34   130 494 128 27 3 14 69 68 43 1 114 3 0 6 0 1 12 .259 .319 .411 .730 64   8.2 .063 7.54 1985 6 6 Mike Easler
   
1986 1 1 Don Baylor 13 S BOS 1E R 37   143 527 129 21 1 30 84 92 54 7 95 34 0 5 3 5 9 .245 .350 .459 .809 87   15.4 .108 16.30 1986 1 1 Don Baylor
   
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 11 8 Don Baylor BOS 5E R 38   97 326 77 7 0 16 62 54 39 3 44 23 0 4 5 2 10 .236 .355 .405 .760 49   6.4 .066 4.96 1987 11 8 Don Baylor
1987 10 Sam Horn R BOS 5E L 23   40 152 43 7 0 14 31 33 17 0 53 2 0 0 0 1 5 .283 .363 .605 .968 31   5.0 .125 5.36 1987 10 Sam Horn
   
1988 10 8 Jim Rice BBW BOS 1E R 35   112 412 109 16 2 15 53 64 42 2 80 3 0 5 1 1 14 .265 .333 .422 .755 57   7.8 .070 6.40 1988 10 8 Jim Rice
1989 4 4 Dwight Evans BOS 3E R 37 RF   69 254 76 14 1 10 43 54 45 0 37 2 1 3 0 0 9 .299 .405 .480 .885 51   10.1 .146 12.42 1989 4 4 Dwight Evans
1989 22 Jim Rice BBW BOS 3E R 36   55 206 48 10 2 3 22 27 13 0 37 1 0 5 1 0 4 .233 .276 .345 .621 20   1.6 .029 0.88 1989 22 Jim Rice
   
1990 7 7 Dwight Evans BOS 1E R 38   122 445 111 18 3 13 66 63 67 5 73 3 0 6 3 4 18 .249 .347 .391 .738 59   9.3 .076 8.22 1990 7 7 Dwight Evans
   
1991 5 5 Jack Clark BOS 2E R 35   135 475 120 18 1 28 75 87 96 3 130 3 0 5 0 2 17 .253 .378 .472 .850 82   15.0 .111 14.06 1991 5 5 Jack Clark
   
1992 24 13 Jack Clark BOS 7E R 36   64 210 38 9 0 3 22 23 44 1 72 2 0 5 1 1 4 .181 .322 .267 .589 21   2.6 .041 1.57 1992 24 13 Jack Clark
1992 29 Phil Plantier BOS 7E L 23 RF   23 80 23 3 0 0 9 3 8 0 17 0 0 1 0 0 1 .288 .348 .325 .673 10   0.8 .035 0.44 1992 29 Phil Plantier
1992 25 Wade Boggs BBW A(3B) BOS 7E L 34 3B   21 76 20 1 1 1 13 2 11 3 4 0 0 1 0 0 5 .263 .352 .342 .694 8   1.3 .062 0.97 1992 25 Wade Boggs
1992 30 Mo Vaughn BOS 7E L 24 1B   20 66 13 3 0 2 6 8 2 1 11 1 0 0 0 0 2 .197 .232 .333 .565 5   0.7 .035 0.39 1992 30 Mo Vaughn
1992 23 Eric Wedge R BOS 7E R 24   20 52 11 2 0 4 8 8 7 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 .212 .305 .481 .786 8   1.8 .090 1.61 1992 23 Eric Wedge
   
1993 13 10 Andre Dawson BOS 5E R 38 RF   97 380 101 22 1 13 38 56 14 3 38 12 0 6 1 0 15 .266 .308 .432 .740 47   4.9 .051 3.40 1993 13 10 Andre Dawson
   
1994 20 14 Andre Dawson BOS 4E R 39   74 290 69 17 0 16 33 47 9 3 53 4 0 1 2 2 15 .238 .270 .462 .732 30   1.5 .020 0.62 1994 20 14 Andre Dawson
   
1995 3 3 Jose Canseco BOS 1E R 30   101 392 120 24 1 24 62 81 41 4 91 7 0 5 4 0 9 .306 .378 .556 .934 83   15.5 .153 16.93 1995 3 3 Jose Canseco
1995 19 Reggie Jefferson BOS 1E B 26   32 93 28 7 0 4 17 20 8 0 17 0 0 0 0 0 3 .301 .356 .505 .861 16   2.8 .088 2.31 1995 19 Reggie Jefferson
   
1996 4 4 Jose Canseco BOS 3E R 31   84 321 91 20 1 23 60 71 50 2 74 5 0 2 3 1 7 .283 .386 .567 .953 72   11.9 .142 13.35 1996 4 4 Jose Canseco
1996 6 Reggie Jefferson BOS 3E B 27 LF   49 177 70 18 2 9 38 34 11 1 41 2 0 3 0 0 5 .395 .430 .672 1.102 50   8.6 .176 10.75 1996 6 Reggie Jefferson
   
1997 8 7 Reggie Jefferson BOS 4E B 28   119 448 146 29 1 13 68 62 21 3 84 6 0 2 1 2 14 .326 .363 .482 .845 69   9.8 .082 8.20 1997 8 7 Reggie Jefferson
1997 18 Mike Stanley BOS 4E R 34 1B   53 108 28 5 0 5 14 18 16 0 24 5 0 1 0 0 3 .259 .377 .444 .821 18   3.2 .060 2.29 1997 18 Mike Stanley
   
1998 15 11 Reggie Jefferson BOS 2E B 29   48 170 51 12 1 7 20 23 17 1 34 0 0 1 0 0 7 .300 .362 .506 .868 29   4.3 .090 3.76 1998 15 11 Reggie Jefferson
1998 16 Jim Leyritz BOS 2E R 34 NL-C,1B   39 109 32 5 0 8 14 23 14 1 28 1 0 4 0 0 4 .294 .367 .560 .927 22   3.6 .092 3.20 1998 16 Jim Leyritz
1998 6 Mike Stanley BOS 2E R 35 1B   34 114 34 8 0 5 16 23 18 2 31 2 0 1 1 0 5 .298 .400 .500 .900 23   3.8 .112 3.71 1998 6 Mike Stanley
1998 27 Midre Cummings BOS 2E B 26   29 62 18 3 0 2 12 5 10 0 8 1 1 0 3 2 1 .290 .397 .435 .832 11   1.3 .045 0.81 1998 27 Midre Cummings
   
1999 24 14 Reggie Jefferson BOS 2E B 30   58 177 49 12 1 4 20 15 16 0 46 2 0 0 0 0 5 .277 .344 .424 .768 25   1.0 .017 0.38 1999 24 14 Reggie Jefferson
1999 11 Brian Daubach R-4 BOS 2E L 27 1B   48 147 48 12 2 8 24 32 15 0 35 1 0 0 0 0 2 .327 .393 .599 .992 35   6.4 .133 6.60 1999 11 Brian Daubach
1999 19 Butch Huskey BOS 2E R 27 LF,RF   37 102 20 5 0 5 10 16 2 1 17 0 0 0 0 0 4 .196 .212 .392 .604 9   1.4 .038 0.73 1999 19 Butch Huskey
1999 20 Mike Stanley BOS 2E R 36 1B   22 46 13 2 0 1 7 5 10 0 13 1 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .421 .391 .812 9   1.5 .068 1.11 1999 20 Mike Stanley
   
2000 33 14 Brian Daubach BOS 2E L 28 1B   41 148 32 7 1 6 11 19 11 1 48 0 0 3 0 0 1 .216 .265 .399 .664 16   1.9 .046 1.14 2000 33 14 Brian Daubach
2000 28 Dante Bichette BOS 2E R 36 RF   30 113 32 5 0 7 14 14 7 0 22 0 0 0 0 0 3 .283 .325 .513 .838 18   2.0 .067 1.44 2000 28 Dante Bichette
2000 34 Scott Hatteberg BOS 2E L 30 C   20 53 13 4 0 3 6 10 15 1 9 0 1 1 0 0 2 .245 .406 .491 .897 11   1.4 .070 1.03 2000 34 Scott Hatteberg
   
2001 2 2 Manny Ramirez 9 A(OF) S(OF) BOS 2E R 29 LF   87 327 109 17 2 23 52 80 43 18 86 7 0 1 0 0 6 .333 .421 .609 1.030 84   15.6 .179 18.93 2001 2 2 Manny Ramirez
2001 20 Dante Bichette BOS 2E R 37 LF   45 177 48 15 1 9 27 32 7 0 27 1 0 0 1 0 5 .271 .303 .520 .823 26   2.7 .060 1.89 2001 20 Dante Bichette
   
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
2002 2 2 Manny Ramirez 9 A(OF) S BOS 2E R 30 LF   50 188 67 11 0 11 37 39 28 6 40 6 0 0 0 0 3 .356 .455 .590 1.045 52   11.7 .234 16.49 2002 2 2 Manny Ramirez
2002 32 Carlos Baerga BOS 2E B 33   32 112 28 5 0 1 9 13 3 0 13 1 1 1 2 0 4 .250 .274 .321 .595 9   0.5 .016 0.19 2002 32 Carlos Baerga
2002 16 Brian Daubach BOS 2E L 30 1B,LF   28 104 26 6 0 5 13 18 12 1 28 1 0 2 0 0 2 .250 .328 .452 .780 16   2.9 .104 2.72 2002 16 Brian Daubach
2002 29 Jose Offerman BOS 2E B 33 1B   28 81 18 6 0 2 9 11 13 0 11 0 0 3 3 3 0 .222 .320 .370 .690 11   1.2 .043 0.73 2002 29 Jose Offerman
   
2003 3 3 David Ortiz 5 BOS 2E L 27 1B   74 276 85 23 2 26 56 72 35 6 46 1 0 1 0 0 6 .308 .387 .688 1.075 73   11.2 .151 13.04 2003 3 3 David Ortiz
2003 32 Jeremy Giambi BOS 2E L 28   29 88 14 3 0 2 10 11 22 0 29 2 1 0 1 0 1 .159 .339 .261 .600 10   0.7 .024 0.33 2003 32 Jeremy Giambi
2003 17 Manny Ramirez A-INJ(OF) S(OF) BOS 2E R 31 LF   26 96 24 4 0 4 18 13 21 4 20 2 0 1 0 1 3 .250 .392 .417 .809 16   3.0 .115 3.05 2003 17 Manny Ramirez
   
2004 1 1 David Ortiz 4 a(1B) S BOS 2E L 28 1B   115 449 139 34 3 33 78 109 62 7 111 4 0 6 0 0 8 .310 .393 .619 1.012 112   21.6 .188 27.29 2004 1 1 David Ortiz
   
2005 1 1 David Ortiz 2 A S BOS T1E L 29   148 556 166 39 1 43 111 141 98 9 118 1 0 9 1 0 13 .299 .399 .604 1.003 138   32.8 .222 42.75 2005 1 1 David Ortiz
   
2006 1 1 David Ortiz 3 A(1B) S BOS 3E L 30   138 518 146 26 2 47 103 123 115 23 109 3 0 4 1 0 10 .282 .413 .612 1.025 137   29.6 .214 36.69 2006 1 1 David Ortiz
   
2007 1 1 David Ortiz 4 A(1B) S BOS 1E L 31   140 523 177 51 1 33 111 113 106 11 97 4 0 3 3 1 16 .338 .451 .629 1.080 152   31.4 .224 41.66 2007 1 1 David Ortiz
   
2008 4 4 David Ortiz A-rep BOS 2E L 32   108 490 110 30 1 23 74 89 70 12 74 1 1 3 1 0 11 .224 .321 .431 .752 69   13.6 .126 14.56 2008 4 4 David Ortiz
2008 12 Manny Ramirez A(LF) BOS 2E R 36 LF/NL-LF   31 107 33 5 0 6 23 20 23 4 26 4 0 0 1 0 4 .308 .448 .523 .971 26   4.3 .139 4.83 2008 12 Manny Ramirez
   
2009 5 5 David Ortiz BOS 2E L 33   138 519 122 34 1 26 73 94 70 4 129 5 0 6 0 2 9 .235 .328 .455 .783 80   10.4 .075 9.16 2009 5 5 David Ortiz
   
2010 1 1 David Ortiz a BOS 3E L 34   135 498 137 35 1 31 81 100 78 14 138 2 0 4 0 1 12 .275 .373 .536 .909 100   18.0 .133 19.82 2010 1 1 David Ortiz
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Sources:
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