Richard Dotson Stats

Richard Dotson was born on Saturday, January 10, 1959, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Dotson was 20 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 4, 1979, with the Chicago White Sox. 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 Richard Dotson baseball stats page.

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Richard Dotson

Richard Dotson Autograph on a 1985 Topps Baseball Card (#364 | <a href='../baseball_cards/baseball_cards_oneset.php?s=1985top06' title='1985 Topps Baseball Card Checklist'>Checklist</a>)

Richard Dotson Autograph on a 1985 Topps Baseball Card (#364 | Checklist )

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Birth Name:
Richard Elliott Dotson
Nickname:
Dot
Born On:
01-10-1959  (Capricorn)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Cincinnati, Ohio
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Anderson High School (Cincinnati, OH)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-00
Player Weight Chart Weight:
204
First Game:
09-04-1979 (Age 20)
Last Game:
06-05-1990
Draft:
1977 : 1st Round (7th)

Richard Dotson

Richard Dotson Pitching Stats

1979 20 White Sox 5 5 0 2 0 1.000 3.70 1 1 0 24.1 107 28 10 13 0 6 0 13 0 0 0 -
1980 21 White Sox 33 32 1 12 10 .545 4.27 8 0 0 198.0 863 185 94 105 20 87 2 109 6 6 2 -
1981 22 White Sox 24 24 0 9 8 .529 3.77 5 4 0 141.0 599 145 59 67 13 49 0 73 3 4 2 -
1982 23 White Sox 34 31 3 11 15 .423 3.84 3 1 0 196.2 867 219 84 97 19 73 4 109 2 5 1 -
1983 24 White Sox 35 35 0 22 7 .759 3.23 8 1 0 240.0 997 209 86 92 19 106 1 137 7 8 0 -
1984 25 White Sox 32 32 0 14 15 .483 3.59 14 1 0 245.2 1,035 216 98 110 24 103 5 120 4 7 1 -
1985 26 White Sox 9 9 0 3 4 .429 4.47 0 0 0 52.1 226 53 26 30 5 17 1 33 0 3 0 -
1986 27 White Sox 34 34 0 10 17 .370 5.48 3 1 0 197.0 861 226 120 125 24 69 2 110 10 2 0 -
1987 28 White Sox 31 31 0 11 12 .478 4.17 7 2 0 211.1 900 201 98 109 24 86 2 114 5 0 0 -
1988 29 Yankees 32 29 0 12 9 .571 5.00 4 0 0 171.0 755 178 95 103 27 72 3 77 3 4 3 -
1989 30 Yankees 11 9 2 2 5 .286 5.57 1 0 0 51.2 239 69 32 33 8 17 0 14 0 1 3 -
1989 30 White Sox 17 17 0 3 7 .300 3.88 1 0 0 99.2 446 112 43 51 8 41 3 55 2 0 0 -
1990 31 Royals 8 7 1 0 4 .000 8.48 0 0 0 28.2 139 43 27 29 3 14 1 9 4 0 0 -
12 Years 305 295 7 111 113 .496 4.23 55 11 0 1,857.1 8,034 1,884 872 964 194 740 24 973 46 40 12 -

Richard Dotson

Richard Dotson Hitting Stats

1979 20 White Sox 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1980 21 White Sox 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1981 22 White Sox 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1982 23 White Sox 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1983 24 White Sox 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1984 25 White Sox 33 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1985 26 White Sox 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1986 27 White Sox 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1987 28 White Sox 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1988 29 Yankees 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1989 30 Yankees 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1989 30 White Sox 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1990 31 Royals 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
12 Years 312 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000

Richard Dotson

Richard Dotson Fielding Stats

1979 White Sox P 5 5 73 5 1.0 5 1 4 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.85
1980 White Sox P 33 32 594 47 1.4 46 13 33 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .979 2.09
1981 White Sox P 24 24 423 27 1.1 27 7 20 0 4 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.72
1982 White Sox P 34 31 590 38 1.1 37 13 24 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .974 1.69
1983 White Sox P 35 35 720 69 2.0 68 20 48 1 8 n/a n/a n/a .986 2.55
1984 White Sox P 32 32 737 45 1.4 44 8 36 1 3 n/a n/a n/a .978 1.61
1985 White Sox P 9 9 157 8 0.9 8 3 5 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.38
1986 White Sox P 34 34 591 39 1.1 36 13 23 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .923 1.64
1987 White Sox P 31 31 634 54 1.7 52 14 38 2 4 n/a n/a n/a .963 2.21
1988 Yankees P 32 29 513 31 1.0 31 17 14 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.63
1989 Yankees P 11 9 155 6 0.5 6 1 5 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.05
1989 White Sox P 17 17 299 22 1.3 20 4 16 2 2 n/a n/a n/a .909 1.81
1990 Royals P 8 7 86 5 0.6 5 2 3 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.57
P Totals 305 295 5,572 396 1.3 385 116 269 11 25 n/a n/a n/a .972 1.87
12 Years 305 295 5,572 396 1.3 385 116 269 11 25 n/a n/a n/a .972 1.87

Richard Dotson

Richard Dotson Miscellaneous Stats

1979 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.17 4.81 2.22
1980 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 3 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.25 4.95 3.95
1981 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 3 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.49 4.66 3.13
1982 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.49 4.99 3.34
1983 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.29 5.14 3.98
1984 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 1 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.17 4.40 3.77
1985 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.94 5.68 2.92
1986 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.59 5.03 3.15
1987 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.33 4.85 3.66
1988 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.07 4.05 3.79
1989 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.82 2.44 2.96
1989 White Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.34 4.97 3.70
1990 Royals 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.64 2.83 4.40
12 Years 0 0 .000 0 7 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.31 4.71 3.59

Richard Dotson

Richard Dotson Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1979 Chicago White Sox 49 $21,000.00 - -
1980 Chicago White Sox 49 $30,000.00 - -
1981 Chicago White Sox 49 $32,500.00 - -
1982 Chicago White Sox 49 Undetermined - -
1983 Chicago White Sox 34 Undetermined - -
1984 Chicago White Sox 34 Undetermined Stats -
1985 Chicago White Sox 34 $900,000.00 - -
1986 Chicago White Sox 34 $975,000.00 - -
1987 Chicago White Sox 34 Undetermined - -
1988 New York Yankees 36 $900,000.00 - -
1989 New York Yankees 36 $68,000.00 - -
1989 Chicago White Sox 34 Undetermined - -
1990 Kansas City Royals 37 $550,000.00 - -
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