Brad Ausmus Stats

Brad Ausmus was born on Monday, April 14, 1969, in New Haven, Connecticut. Ausmus was 24 years old when he broke into the big leagues on July 28, 1993, with the San Diego Padres. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Brad Ausmus baseball stats page.

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"I know every news story can't be rosy. That's not reality. And there's little we can do to stem the growing intrusion of the press. So until newspapers stop printing, ESPN stops broadcasting and the Internet disappears, maybe some of us just need to develop thicker skins. Or do what many athletes do: don't pick up the newspaper, turn on the TV or listen to talk radio. After all, at the end of the day we still get to go out and play a game." - Brad Ausmus in ESPN The Magazine (Brad Ausmus, 06/18/2007, You guys just can't get enough , Source )

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Brad Ausmus Autograph on a 1997 Leaf Signature Series (Bronze)

Brad Ausmus Autograph on a 1997 Leaf Signature Series (Bronze)

Birth Name:
Bradley David Ausmus ( Twitter : @BradAusmus07 )
Nickname:
Brad
Born On:
04-14-1969  (Aries)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
New Haven, Connecticut
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Cheshire High School (Cheshire, CT)
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-11
Player Weight Chart Weight:
190
First Game:
07-28-1993 (Age 24)
Last Game:
10-03-2010
Draft:
1987 : 48th Round (1,151st)

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Brad Ausmus Pitching Stats

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Brad Ausmus Hitting Stats

1993 24 Padres 49 160 18 41 8 1 5 0 12 6 0 28 0 0 0 2 .256 .283 .413
1994 25 Padres 101 327 45 82 12 1 7 0 24 30 12 63 6 2 1 8 .251 .314 .358
1995 26 Padres 103 328 44 96 16 4 5 0 34 31 3 56 4 4 2 6 .293 .353 .412
1996 27 Padres 50 149 16 27 4 0 1 0 13 13 0 27 1 0 3 4 .181 .261 .228
1996 27 Tigers 75 226 30 56 12 0 4 0 22 26 1 45 5 2 2 4 .248 .328 .354
1997 28 Astros 130 425 45 113 25 1 4 1 44 38 4 78 6 6 3 8 .266 .326 .358
1998 29 Astros 128 412 62 111 10 4 6 0 45 53 11 60 3 1 3 18 .269 .356 .357
1999 30 Tigers 127 458 62 126 25 6 9 0 54 51 0 71 3 1 14 11 .275 .365 .415
2000 31 Tigers 150 523 75 139 25 3 7 0 51 69 0 79 4 2 6 19 .266 .357 .365
2001 32 Astros 128 422 45 98 23 4 5 0 34 30 6 64 6 2 1 13 .232 .284 .341
2002 33 Astros 130 447 57 115 19 3 6 0 50 38 3 71 2 3 6 30 .257 .322 .353
2003 34 Astros 143 450 43 103 12 2 4 1 47 46 1 66 4 5 4 8 .229 .303 .291
2004 35 Astros 129 403 38 100 14 1 5 0 31 33 11 56 7 3 2 13 .248 .306 .325
2005 36 Astros 134 387 35 100 19 0 3 0 47 51 8 48 7 1 5 17 .258 .351 .331
2006 37 Astros 139 439 37 101 16 1 2 1 39 45 2 71 9 3 6 21 .230 .308 .285
2007 38 Astros 117 349 38 82 16 3 3 0 25 37 3 74 4 1 6 11 .235 .318 .324
2008 39 Astros 81 216 15 47 8 0 3 0 24 25 3 41 6 1 2 4 .218 .303 .296
2009 40 Dodgers 36 95 9 28 4 0 1 0 9 5 0 21 5 0 2 1 .295 .343 .368
2010 41 Dodgers 21 63 4 14 2 0 0 0 2 7 1 15 0 0 1 3 .222 .310 .254
18 Years 1,971 6,279 718 1,579 270 34 80 3 607 634 69 1,034 82 37 69 201 .251 .325 .344

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Brad Ausmus Fielding Stats

1993 Padres C 49 47 1,206 314 6.4 306 272 34 8 5 2 31 19 .975 6.85
1994 Padres 1B 1 0 6 3 3.0 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 13.50
1994 Padres C 99 94 2,499 749 7.6 742 683 59 7 2 7 72 32 .991 8.02
1995 Padres 1B 1 0 6 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1995 Padres C 100 92 2,463 725 7.3 719 656 63 6 14 3 54 39 .992 7.88
1996 Padres C 46 38 1,116 328 7.1 322 300 22 6 0 5 32 15 .982 7.79
1996 Tigers C 73 69 1,863 491 6.7 487 452 35 4 4 2 49 25 .992 7.06
1997 Astros C 129 113 3,096 887 6.9 880 807 73 7 16 6 47 46 .992 7.67
1998 Astros C 124 117 3,162 915 7.4 908 850 58 7 10 4 56 31 .992 7.75
1999 Tigers C 127 122 3,242 812 6.4 810 754 56 2 5 7 59 35 .998 6.75
2000 Tigers 1B 1 0 6 2 2.0 2 2 0 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
2000 Tigers 2B 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
2000 Tigers 3B 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
2000 Tigers C 150 140 3,694 975 6.5 967 902 65 8 9 3 42 38 .992 7.07
2001 Astros C 127 120 3,170 1,013 8.0 1,010 948 62 3 9 1 45 41 .997 8.60
2002 Astros C 129 121 3,237 1,010 7.8 1,007 942 65 3 9 2 65 31 .997 8.40
2003 Astros C 143 129 3,474 1,061 7.4 1,058 982 76 3 13 3 68 37 .997 8.22
2004 Astros C 128 114 3,055 986 7.7 981 920 61 5 10 2 78 28 .995 8.67
2005 Astros 2B 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
2005 Astros C 134 118 3,198 950 7.1 949 884 65 1 6 5 39 18 .999 8.01
2005 Astros SS 1 0 3 2 2.0 2 1 1 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 18.00
2006 Astros 1B 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
2006 Astros 2B 2 0 9 1 0.5 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.00
2006 Astros C 138 124 3,375 994 7.2 992 929 63 2 9 1 60 17 .998 7.94
2007 Astros 1B 5 0 21 7 1.4 7 6 1 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
2007 Astros 2B 1 1 6 1 1.0 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.50
2007 Astros 3B 2 0 15 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
2007 Astros C 114 101 2,721 814 7.1 810 763 47 4 5 2 47 17 .995 8.04
2008 Astros 1B 2 0 12 5 2.5 5 5 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 11.25
2008 Astros 2B 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
2008 Astros 3B 1 0 3 1 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
2008 Astros C 77 62 1,710 463 6.0 461 428 33 2 4 4 19 5 .996 7.28
2009 Dodgers C 30 27 735 214 7.1 214 203 11 0 1 2 14 6 1.000 7.86
2010 Dodgers C 21 19 504 174 8.3 173 168 5 1 0 0 17 0 .994 9.27
C Totals 1,938 1,767 47,520 13,875 7.2 13,796 12,843 953 79 131 61 894 480 .994 7.84
1B Totals 11 0 54 17 1.5 17 16 1 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 8.50
2B Totals 6 1 21 2 0.3 2 0 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.57
3B Totals 4 0 21 1 0.3 0 0 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
SS Totals 1 0 3 2 2.0 2 1 1 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 18.00
18 Years 1,960 1,768 47,619 13,897 7.1 13,817 12,860 957 80 134 61 894 480 .994 7.83

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Brad Ausmus Miscellaneous Stats

1993 Padres 2 0 1.000 0 0 n/a 32.0 5.7 13.3 - - -
1994 Padres 5 1 .833 0 3 n/a 46.7 5.2 13.6 - - -
1995 Padres 16 5 .762 1 6 n/a 65.6 5.9 9.6 - - -
1996 Padres 1 4 .200 4 4 n/a 149.0 5.5 11.5 - - -
1996 Tigers 3 4 .429 1 3 0 56.5 5.0 10.3 - - -
1997 Astros 14 6 .700 4 8 0 106.3 5.4 9.7 - - -
1998 Astros 10 3 .769 3 2 0 68.7 6.9 9.2 - - -
1999 Tigers 12 9 .571 1 1 0 50.9 6.5 8.5 - - -
2000 Tigers 11 5 .688 3 0 0 74.7 6.6 10.3 - - -
2001 Astros 4 1 .800 0 4 0 84.4 6.6 12.4 - - -
2002 Astros 2 3 .400 3 0 0 74.5 6.3 8.9 - - -
2003 Astros 5 3 .625 0 2 0 112.5 6.8 9.6 - - -
2004 Astros 2 2 .500 6 0 0 80.6 7.2 13.0 - - -
2005 Astros 5 3 .625 1 0 0 129.0 8.1 8.2 - - -
2006 Astros 3 1 .750 2 0 0 219.5 6.2 11.3 - - -
2007 Astros 6 1 .857 2 1 0 116.3 4.7 14.0 - - -
2008 Astros 0 2 .000 4 1 0 72.0 5.3 9.0 - - -
2009 Dodgers 1 0 1.000 6 2 0 95.0 4.5 10.6 - - -
2010 Dodgers 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 4.2 31.5 - - -
18 Years 102 53 .658 41 37 0 78.5 6.1 10.3 - - -

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Brad Ausmus Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1993 San Diego Padres 11 $109,000.00 - -
1994 San Diego Padres 11 $133,500.00 - n/a
1995 San Diego Padres 11 $197,000.00 - -
1996 San Diego Padres 11 $350,000.00 - -
1996 Detroit Tigers 7 "     " - -
1997 Houston Astros 11 $1,075,000.00 - -
1998 Houston Astros 11 $1,600,000.00 - -
1999 Detroit Tigers 12 $2,200,000.00 Stats -
2000 Detroit Tigers 12 $4,000,000.00 - -
2001 Houston Astros 11 $4,250,000.00 - -
2002 Houston Astros 11 $5,000,000.00 - -
2003 Houston Astros 11 $5,500,000.00 - -
2004 Houston Astros 11 $1,000,000.00 - -
2005 Houston Astros 11 $3,000,000.00 - Stats
2006 Houston Astros 11 $3,857,068.00 - -
2007 Houston Astros 11 $4,000,000.00 - -
2008 Houston Astros 11 $2,000,000.00 - -
2009 Los Angeles Dodgers 12 $1,000,000.00 - -
2010 Los Angeles Dodgers 12 $850,000.00 - -
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Did you know that Brad Ausmus was inducted into the National Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 2004? Ausmus ranks first among all Jewish Baseball Players in career games played (1,971) and once said (Washington Jewish Week, Brad Greenberg, 07/01/2009, 'There's a new Jew in Dodger blue'), "I have had quite a few young Jewish boys who will tell me that I am their favorite player, or they love watching me play or they feel like baseball is a good fit for them because it worked for me, or it worked for Shawn Green or other Jewish players at the Major League level. It has been a sense of pride. If you can have a positive impact on a kid, I'm all for it."

Did you know that when Brad Ausmus won his first Gold Glove Award in 2001 , he was the first Houston Astros catcher to receive the presitigous baseball award? The three time recipient ( 2001 , 2002 , 2006 ) remains, through today, the only Astros catcher to win a Golden Glove . At the time of his retirement (2010), only four catchers had won more Gold Gloves IN the National League; Johnny Bench (10), Del Crandall (4), Charles Johnson (4), and Mike Matheny (4).

The Sporting News (09/27/2010, Link ) once ranked the twenty smartest athletics in all sports and Brad Ausmus finished eighth overall! The complete list, from all sports, includes: #1 Craig Breslow Ross Ohlendorf (SP, Pittsburgh Pirates), #4 George Parros (F, Anaheim Ducks), #5 Ryan Fitzpatrick (QB, Buffalo Bills), #6 Matt Birk (C, Baltimore Ravens), #7 Shane Battier (F, Houston Rockets), #8 Chris Young (SP, San Diego Padres), #9 Brad Ausmus (C, Los Angeles Dodgers), #10 Grant Hill (G, Phoenix Suns), #11 Alex Smith (QB, San Francisco 49ers), #12 Jody Gerut (OF, San Diego Padres), #13 Craig Counsell (IF, Milwaukee Brewers), #14 Peyton Manning (QB, Indianapolis Colts), #15 Pau Gasol (F, Los Angeles Lakers), #16 Douglas Murray (D, San Jose Sharks), #17 Sean Bedford (C, Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets), #18 Sam Acho (DE, Texas Longhorns), #19 Matt Bonner (F, San Antonio Spurs), #20 Greg McElroy (QB, Alabama Crimson Tide) and honorable mention Brian Bannister (P, Kansas City Royals).

When Brad Ausmus retired in 2010, he ranked seventh in Major League history for most games caught (1. Ivan Rodriguez , 2,427; 2. Carlton Fisk , 2,226; 3. Bob Boone , 2,225; 4. Gary Carter , 2,056; Jason Kendall , 2,025; 6. Tony Pena , 1,950; 7. Brad Ausmus, 1,938) and he had several seasons where he led his league in defensive catching stats including: most games caught (150 in 2000, 134 in 2005, 138 in 2006), most putouts (683 in 1994, 898 in 2000, 884 in 2005 & 929 in 2006), most assists (63 in 1995 & 68 in 2000), double plays (14 in 1995), caught stealing (39 in 1995) and fielding percentage (.998 in 1999, .997 in 2001, .999 in 2005 & .998 in 2006).

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