Dan Driessen appeared in 145 Major League games during the 1985 regular season. The chart below is a comprehensive analysis of the games Driessen appeared in, specifically relating to his 1985 hitting statistics. Notes: The Date / Box field has a link to the box score from the game being described. If the Date is followed by an asterisk (*), Driessen started during that game at the first position listed in the Position(s) column. Cumulative monthly totals are provided where applicable.
"We had heard for three years that Dan Driessen could hit. Just about everybody in our organization said, 'Driessen could hit.' Let me just say this, Dan Driessen can hit." - Johnny Bench in Sports Illustrated (August 27, 1973, William Leggett, Reds rookie is a tough cookie , Source )
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Dan Driessen 1985 Game by Game Batting Logs
Did you know that Dan Driessen appeared in 81 games at home, had 262 at-bats, drove in 28 runs, scored 30 times, had 61 hits (14 doubles / 0 triples / 4 home runs), walked 30 times (10 intentional), struck out 27 times, was hit by a pitcher 0 times, sacrificed 3 times (0 hits & 3 flies), and finished at home with a .232 batting average, .308 on base percentage and .332 slugging average?
On the road, Dan Driessen appeared in 64 games, had 231 at-bats, drove in 19 runs, scored 23 times, had 59 hits (12 doubles / 0 triples / 5 home runs), walked 20 times (2 intentional), struck out 24 times, was hit by a pitcher 3 times, sacrificed 3 times (1 hits & 2 flies), and finished at home with a .255 batting average, .320 on base percentage and .372 slugging average?
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