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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 4 4 Deron Johnson T21 OAK 1W R 34 1B   107 384 95 13 1 16 60 72 49 3 94 1 3 3 0 1 9 .247 .332 .411 .743 53   10.9 .102 11.31 1973 4 4 Deron Johnson
   
1974 23 11 Jesus Alou OAK 1W R 32   41 128 35 4 0 2 8 14 5 1 4 2 3 2 0 0 4 .273 .307 .352 .659 13   1.4 .034 0.80 1974 23 11 Jesus Alou
1974 20 Angel Mangual OAK 1W R 27 LF,CF,RF   37 127 29 5 1 2 9 16 5 1 16 0 1 1 1 0 2 .228 .256 .331 .587 11   1.5 .041 0.94 1974 20 Angel Mangual
1974 19 Claudell Washington R OAK 1W L 19   38 112 29 7 2 0 8 12 7 0 22 0 0 1 2 3 4 .259 .300 .357 .657 10   1.6 .042 1.02 1974 19 Claudell Washington
1974 25 Deron Johnson OAK 1W R 34 1B   23 77 13 0 1 3 7 7 8 2 20 0 0 0 1 0 4 .169 .247 .312 .559 6   0.2 .009 0.05 1974 25 Deron Johnson
1974 28 Herb Washington R OAK 1W R 33   28 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 5 0 ---- ---- ---- ---- 0   - .000 - 1974 28 Herb Washington
   
1975 1 1 Billy Williams BBW OAK 1W L 37   145 497 121 18 1 22 64 74 72 7 67 2 1 3 0 0 9 .243 .340 .416 .756 73   15.7 .108 16.65 1975 1 1 Billy Williams
1975 T29 Don Hopkins R OAK 1W L 23   20 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0   - .000 - 1975 T29 Don Hopkins
   
1976 10 8 Billy Williams BBW OAK 2W L 38   106 337 71 11 0 11 32 40 53 14 43 0 1 3 4 2 3 .211 .316 .341 .657 39   6.8 .064 5.23 1976 10 8 Billy Williams
1976 20 Don Baylor OAK 2W R 27 1B,LF,RF   23 83 25 3 0 1 11 11 5 1 13 1 0 3 6 2 0 .301 .337 .373 .710 12   2.4 .104 2.35 1976 20 Don Baylor
1976 28 Ken McMullen OAK 2W R 34 1B,3B   23 39 7 1 0 1 4 3 7 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 1 .179 .304 .282 .586 4   0.6 .026 0.29 1976 28 Ken McMullen
   
1977 19 11 Manny Sanguillen OAK 7W R 33 C   58 229 63 9 1 3 18 27 10 2 12 0 0 2 1 2 1 .275 .303 .362 .665 25   3.0 .052 2.08 1977 19 11 Manny Sanguillen
1977 26 Earl Williams OAK 7W R 28 C,1B   45 164 39 5 0 6 17 15 8 1 30 2 1 0 1 0 8 .238 .282 .378 .660 15   1.5 .033 0.83 1977 26 Earl Williams
   
1978 8 12 Gary Alexander OAK 6W R 25 C   45 151 30 4 1 8 17 18 20 2 57 1 1 1 0 2 6 .199 .295 .397 .692 16   2.8 .062 2.08 1978 8 12 Gary Alexander
1978 1 Rico Carty OAK 6W R 38   41 140 39 5 1 11 24 31 21 2 16 0 0 1 0 0 8 .279 .370 .564 .934 26   5.5 .134 6.44 1978 1 Rico Carty
1978 9 Mitchell Page OAK 6W L 26 LF   33 117 37 4 3 3 14 14 18 4 20 2 1 1 2 8 2 .316 .413 .479 .892 21   4.8 .145 5.86 1978 9 Mitchell Page
1978 10 Willie Horton OAK 6W R 35   27 96 29 7 0 2 12 16 9 2 14 0 1 0 0 1 1 .302 .362 .438 .800 12   2.1 .078 1.86 1978 10 Willie Horton
   
1979 10 7 Mitchell Page OAK 7W L 27   126 460 113 10 2 8 50 41 48 5 89 3 3 3 15 16 9 .246 .319 .328 .647 47   6.7 .053 4.83 1979 10 7 Mitchell Page
   
1980 10 8 Mitchell Page OAK 2W L 28   101 330 83 10 4 17 54 49 33 2 80 1 4 5 14 7 9 .252 .317 .461 .778 47   7.7 .076 6.39 1980 10 8 Mitchell Page
1980 34 Mike Heath OAK 2W R 25 C   31 103 28 2 2 0 10 12 6 0 10 0 3 0 1 2 3 .272 .312 .330 .642 10   0.4 .013 0.14 1980 34 Mike Heath
   
1981 4 4 Cliff Johnson OAK 1W R 33   68 238 66 8 0 14 35 51 24 2 56 2 0 5 5 3 2 .277 .342 .487 .829 41   10.3 .151 12.39 1981 4 4 Cliff Johnson
1981 T24 Mitchell Page OAK 1W L 29   29 87 12 1 0 3 8 12 7 0 29 0 1 1 2 1 1 .138 .200 .253 .453 4   - .000 - 1981 T24 Mitchell Page
   
1982 9 9 Jeff Burroughs OAK 5W R 31   48 163 45 7 1 7 21 25 23 0 35 0 0 2 1 2 3 .276 .362 .460 .822 28   6.8 .142 7.83 1982 9 9 Jeff Burroughs
1982 16 Cliff Johnson OAK 5W R 34   48 159 38 6 0 5 17 23 21 2 31 1 0 2 0 2 1 .239 .328 .371 .699 20   3.7 .077 3.14 1982 16 Cliff Johnson
1982 23 Dan Meyer OAK 5W L 29 1B   38 139 35 6 1 3 10 28 8 1 15 0 0 3 1 0 5 .252 .287 .374 .661 14   1.8 .047 1.20 1982 23 Dan Meyer
1982 20 Mitchell Page OAK 5W L 30   24 72 20 5 0 4 11 7 7 1 24 2 0 0 3 3 2 .278 .358 .514 .872 12   2.0 .083 1.77 1982 20 Mitchell Page
   
1983 9 9 Jeff Burroughs OAK 4W R 32   114 388 103 15 1 10 42 54 46 3 78 0 0 6 0 2 16 .265 .339 .387 .726 49   8.4 .074 7.06 1983 9 9 Jeff Burroughs
1983 30 Mitchell Page OAK 4W L 31   34 51 15 3 0 0 10 1 7 0 15 2 1 0 2 3 2 .294 .400 .353 .753 7   0.8 .024 0.38 1983 30 Mitchell Page
   
1984 2 2 Dave Kingman T13 OAK 4W R 35   139 518 137 21 1 35 68 112 41 8 112 6 0 14 2 0 7 .264 .318 .512 .830 87   20.6 .148 23.61 1984 2 2 Dave Kingman
1984 27 Jeff Burroughs OAK 4W R 33   23 37 11 1 0 1 3 5 11 0 11 0 0 1 0 0 1 .297 .449 .405 .854 8   1.6 .070 1.25 1984 27 Jeff Burroughs
   
1985 2 2 Dave Kingman OAK T4W R 36   149 567 132 13 0 28 61 84 57 6 110 2 2 8 2 2 17 .233 .301 .404 .705 67   11.4 .077 11.54 1985 2 2 Dave Kingman
   
1986 11 10 Dave Kingman OAK T3W R 37   140 551 118 19 0 35 70 94 33 3 125 3 0 7 3 3 16 .214 .259 .439 .698 58   7.3 .052 5.37 1986 11 10 Dave Kingman
   
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 23 11 Reggie Jackson BBW OAK 3W L 41 RF   79 237 43 7 0 10 28 29 25 0 73 2 0 1 2 1 2 .181 .264 .338 .602 22   3.1 .039 1.86 1987 23 11 Reggie Jackson
1987 20 Jose Canseco 23 OAK 3W R 22 LF   30 117 30 6 1 5 16 19 8 0 30 1 0 3 0 0 4 .256 .302 .453 .755 15   2.5 .083 2.19 1987 20 Jose Canseco
1987 29 Ron Cey OAK 3W R 39   30 72 14 4 0 3 9 6 15 1 28 1 0 1 0 0 3 .194 .337 .375 .712 10   1.7 .057 1.23 1987 29 Ron Cey
   
1988 16 11 Don Baylor OAK 1W R 39   80 252 57 7 0 7 28 33 29 2 41 11 0 2 0 1 7 .226 .330 .337 .667 29   5.3 .066 4.23 1988 16 11 Don Baylor
1988 14 Dave Parker OAK 1W L 37 LF   61 235 57 11 0 5 27 32 18 1 42 0 0 2 0 0 3 .243 .294 .353 .647 25   5.0 .082 4.44 1988 14 Dave Parker
   
1989 3 2 Dave Parker 11 OAK 1W L 38   140 543 145 27 0 22 56 97 37 13 88 1 0 8 0 0 21 .267 .311 .438 .749 68   13.1 .094 12.87 1989 3 2 Dave Parker
   
1990 13 10 Jose Canseco A(OF) S(OF) OAK 1W R 25 RF   43 158 37 5 0 6 23 25 17 3 59 2 0 2 9 3 4 .234 .313 .380 .693 19   4.8 .112 5.13 1990 13 10 Jose Canseco
1990 5 Harold Baines OAK 1W L 31   30 92 23 4 0 3 9 15 19 1 17 0 0 2 0 2 4 .250 .372 .391 .763 5   1.0 .033 0.55 1990 5 Harold Baines
1990 28 Terry Steinbach OAK 1W R 28 C   25 74 19 2 0 2 4 10 4 0 16 2 1 0 0 0 2 .257 .313 .365 .678 8   1.4 .056 1.06 1990 28 Terry Steinbach
   
1991 4 4 Harold Baines a(OF) OAK 4W L 32   125 444 131 22 1 18 69 80 68 22 60 1 0 5 0 1 10 .295 .386 .471 .857 82   20.3 .162 23.01 1991 4 4 Harold Baines
1991 8 Jose Canseco 4 S(OF) OAK 4W R 26 RF   24 86 24 6 0 7 21 26 13 2 23 2 0 2 3 0 2 .279 .379 .593 .972 20   5.1 .213 6.61 1991 8 Jose Canseco
   
1992 5 5 Harold Baines OAK 1W L 33   116 405 97 16 0 15 45 69 49 4 56 0 0 6 1 2 10 .240 .317 .390 .707 50   10.9 .094 9.98 1992 5 5 Harold Baines
1992 13 Jose Canseco A-INJ(OF) OAK 1W R 27 RF   20 79 25 2 0 5 18 19 10 0 19 0 0 1 2 2 5 .316 .389 .532 .921 15   3.3 .165 3.99 1992 13 Jose Canseco
1992 31 Randy Ready OAK 1W R 32 LF   24 32 5 0 0 1 3 1 6 0 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 .156 .289 .250 .539 3   0.5 .021 0.22 1992 31 Randy Ready
   
1993 6 6 Troy Neel R-7 OAK 7W L 27 1B   85 317 87 15 0 15 43 44 34 4 79 2 0 2 3 2 7 .274 .346 .464 .810 51   9.9 .116 10.42 1993 6 6 Troy Neel
1993 24 Dave Henderson OAK 7W R 34 CF   28 99 16 3 0 4 8 13 11 0 34 0 0 2 0 0 0 .162 .241 .313 .554 8   0.7 .025 0.34 1993 24 Dave Henderson
1993 21 Ruben Sierra OAK 7W B 27 RF   25 102 22 3 1 4 15 17 6 0 20 0 0 2 6 1 3 .216 .255 .382 .637 10   1.5 .060 1.13 1993 21 Ruben Sierra
   
1994 7 7 Geronimo Berroa OAK 2W R 29 LF   44 174 50 6 2 8 31 35 20 0 25 1 0 5 2 1 1 .287 .355 .483 .838 32   6.2 .141 6.74 1994 7 7 Geronimo Berroa
1994 11 Troy Neel OAK 2W L 28 1B   35 130 38 7 0 7 19 21 13 1 33 1 1 1 1 1 1 .292 .359 .508 .867 24   4.0 .114 3.91 1994 11 Troy Neel
   
1995 9 9 Geronimo Berroa OAK 4W R 30 RF   72 289 80 11 1 12 50 48 31 2 43 0 0 4 2 3 3 .277 .343 .446 .789 45   8.0 .111 7.44 1995 9 9 Geronimo Berroa
1995 20 Danny Tartabull OAK 4W R 32   22 85 22 4 0 2 9 7 10 0 28 0 0 0 0 2 2 .259 .337 .376 .713 11   1.1 .050 0.68 1995 20 Danny Tartabull
   
1996 8 7 Geronimo Berroa OAK 3W R 31 RF   91 354 101 22 0 21 65 65 31 0 79 2 0 4 0 2 10 .285 .343 .525 .868 61   9.2 .101 8.72 1996 8 7 Geronimo Berroa
   
1997 15 10 Jose Canseco OAK 4W R 32 RF   56 218 54 13 0 12 27 40 22 0 69 3 0 2 3 0 11 .248 .322 .472 .794 31   4.2 .075 3.35 1997 15 10 Jose Canseco
1997 11 Geronimo Berroa OAK 4W R 32 RF   32 102 38 8 0 5 14 17 16 0 21 1 0 0 1 1 5 .373 .462 .598 1.060 27   4.3 .134 4.32 1997 11 Geronimo Berroa
1997 T16 Dave Magadan OAK 4W L 34 1B,3B   25 86 27 5 1 1 16 12 19 1 9 1 1 0 0 0 2 .314 .443 .430 .873 18   3.1 .124 3.19 1997 T16 Dave Magadan
1997 T16 Jason Giambi OAK 4W L 26 1B,LF   25 81 24 8 0 3 13 16 10 1 14 2 0 2 0 0 0 .296 .379 .506 .885 17   3.1 .124 3.19 1997 T16 Jason Giambi
   
1998 4 4 Matt Stairs OAK 4W L 30   120 449 134 30 1 23 78 89 53 4 76 4 0 3 7 3 12 .298 .375 .523 .898 88   17.9 .149 20.21 1998 4 4 Matt Stairs
1998 30 Kevin Mitchell OAK 4W R 36   23 77 15 3 0 2 10 13 9 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 3 .195 .279 .312 .591 6   1.0 .043 0.61 1998 30 Kevin Mitchell
   
1999 2 2 John Jaha T18 a OAK 2W R 33   130 431 123 22 0 35 93 105 93 2 123 9 0 1 2 0 14 .285 .421 .580 1.001 103   22.2 .171 25.92 1999 2 2 John Jaha
   
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 29 11 Matt Stairs OAK 1W L 32 RF   37 120 28 7 0 3 17 18 23 2 36 0 1 0 1 2 3 .233 .357 .367 .724 16   2.1 .057 1.39 2000 29 11 Matt Stairs
2000 38 John Jaha OAK 1W R 34   30 96 17 1 0 1 13 5 32 0 38 2 0 0 1 0 4 .177 .392 .219 .611 8   0.2 .007 0.05 2000 38 John Jaha
2000 20 Olmedo Saenz OAK 1W R 29   27 80 25 2 0 2 18 10 12 0 14 3 0 0 1 0 2 .313 .421 .413 .834 15   2.6 .096 2.25 2000 20 Olmedo Saenz
2000 9 Jason Giambi A(1B) OAK 1W L 29 1B   24 85 22 6 0 5 15 15 18 1 20 2 0 1 0 0 0 .259 .396 .506 .902 19   4.3 .179 5.08 2000 9 Jason Giambi
2000 36 Jeremy Giambi OAK 1W L 25 RF   21 60 12 1 1 2 12 6 5 0 10 1 1 1 0 0 1 .200 .269 .350 .619 6   1.0 .048 0.61 2000 36 Jeremy Giambi
   
2001 9 6 Jeremy Giambi OAK 2W L 26 RF   61 194 53 16 0 5 34 30 35 0 41 3 0 0 0 0 4 .273 .392 .433 .825 35   6.4 .105 5.94 2001 9 6 Jeremy Giambi
2001 32 Olmedo Saenz OAK 2W R 30 1B   56 170 37 12 0 4 19 14 10 0 40 11 1 3 0 1 5 .218 .299 .359 .658 18   0.2 .004 0.04 2001 32 Olmedo Saenz
2001 27 Ron Gant OAK 2W R 36   20 39 10 3 0 1 8 6 8 0 12 0 0 1 1 0 0 .256 .375 .410 .785 7   0.6 .030 0.30 2001 27 Ron Gant
   
2002 11 11 Ray Durham OAK 1W B 30 2B   43 174 48 10 4 4 36 19 20 1 27 2 1 1 6 2 2 .276 .355 .448 .803 29   5.5 .128 5.73 2002 11 11 Ray Durham
2002 12 Scott Hatteberg OAK 1W L 32 1B   42 151 44 4 3 7 15 20 19 0 12 3 0 0 0 0 4 .291 .382 .497 .879 29   5.1 .121 5.17 2002 12 Scott Hatteberg
2002 19 David Justice OAK 1W L 36 LF,RF   36 124 30 4 0 1 13 9 32 2 24 0 0 0 0 1 2 .242 .397 .298 .695 17   2.7 .075 2.16 2002 19 David Justice
   
2003 4 4 Erubiel Durazo OAK 1W L 29 1B   121 423 107 25 0 17 76 56 77 8 81 1 0 4 1 1 7 .253 .366 .433 .799 71   12.7 .105 12.32 2003 4 4 Erubiel Durazo
   
2004 3 3 Erubiel Durazo 23 OAK 2W L 30   131 488 159 33 1 21 76 84 55 9 98 9 0 2 3 2 6 .326 .403 .527 .930 104   20.1 .153 22.95 2004 3 3 Erubiel Durazo
   
2005 19 11 Scott Hatteberg OAK 2W L 35 1B   78 262 64 11 0 4 32 34 31 1 28 1 2 1 0 0 14 .244 .325 .332 .657 27   3.8 .049 2.32 2005 19 11 Scott Hatteberg
2005 32 Erubiel Durazo OAK 2W L 31   39 146 34 6 1 4 15 15 14 0 24 1 0 0 1 0 5 .233 .304 .370 .674 16   1.0 .026 0.44 2005 32 Erubiel Durazo
   
2006 4 4 Frank Thomas 4 OAK 1W R 38   135 466 126 11 0 39 77 114 79 3 81 6 0 6 0 0 13 .270 .379 .545 .924 96   20.7 .153 21.69 2006 4 4 Frank Thomas
2006 31 Antonio Perez OAK 1W R 26 3B   20 7 1 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 .143 .333 .143 .476 0   - .000 - 2006 31 Antonio Perez
   
2007 15 12 Mike Piazza OAK 3W R 38   71 298 84 17 1 8 33 42 17 0 58 0 0 2 0 0 9 .282 .319 .426 .745 38   4.3 .061 2.97 2007 15 12 Mike Piazza
2007 8 Jack Cust OAK 3W L 28 RF   56 192 47 10 0 12 31 45 46 0 82 1 0 2 0 2 5 .245 .390 .484 .874 38   6.9 .123 6.79 2007 8 Jack Cust
   
2008 8 7 Jack Cust OAK 3W L 29 LF   61 217 45 8 0 17 41 30 47 2 98 1 0 1 0 0 3 .207 .350 .479 .829 39   7.0 .115 7.16 2008 8 7 Jack Cust
2008 13 Frank Thomas OAK 3W R 40   53 184 49 6 1 5 23 18 28 0 43 2 0 1 0 0 6 .266 .367 .391 .758 26   3.9 .074 3.18 2008 13 Frank Thomas
   
2009 6 6 Jack Cust OAK 4W L 30 RF   96 337 80 9 0 18 60 52 63 4 124 1 0 4 3 0 3 .237 .356 .424 .780 56   9.2 .096 9.14 2009 6 6 Jack Cust
2009 22 Jason Giambi OAK 4W L 38 1B   22 80 17 3 0 3 10 11 12 0 17 3 0 0 0 0 2 .213 .337 .363 .700 10   1.4 .064 1.14 2009 22 Jason Giambi
   
2010 7 7 Jack Cust OAK 2W L 31   90 298 80 16 0 13 45 49 57 0 111 4 0 3 2 2 5 .268 .390 .453 .843 57   9.9 .110 9.91 2010 7 7 Jack Cust
2010 T28 Eric Chavez OAK 2W L 32   31 107 26 8 0 1 11 9 8 0 28 0 0 3 0 0 3 .243 .288 .346 .634 11   - .000 - 2010 T28 Eric Chavez
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Sources:
All-Time Major League Handbook
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