Mike Heath Stats

Mike Heath was born on Saturday, February 5, 1955, in Tampa, Florida. Heath was 23 years old when he broke into the big leagues on June 3, 1978, with the New York Yankees. 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 Mike Heath baseball stats page.

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Mike Heath

Mike Heath Autograph on a 1991 Topps (#112)
Mike Heath Autograph on a 1991 Topps (#112)

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Birth Name:
Michael Thomas Heath
Nickname:
Mike
Born On:
02-05-1955  (Aquarius)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Tampa, Florida
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Hillsborough High School (Tampa, FL)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-11
Player Weight Chart Weight:
190
First Game:
06-03-1978 (Age 23)
Last Game:
07-02-1991
Draft:
1973 : 2nd Round (37th)
Mike Heath

Mike Heath Pitching Stats

G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
- - Did Not Pitch - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
Mike Heath

Mike Heath Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1978 23 Yankees 33 92 6 21 3 1 0 0 8 4 0 9 1 1 1 1 .228 .265 .283
1979 24 Athletics 74 258 19 66 8 0 3 0 27 17 1 18 3 5 3 14 .256 .304 .322
1980 25 Athletics 92 305 27 74 10 2 1 0 33 16 2 28 7 1 0 7 .243 .280 .298
1981 26 Athletics 84 301 26 71 7 1 8 0 30 13 1 36 5 1 1 9 .236 .269 .346
1982 27 Athletics 101 318 43 77 18 4 3 0 39 27 3 36 2 4 0 3 .242 .298 .352
1983 28 Athletics 96 345 45 97 17 0 6 0 33 18 4 59 1 1 1 9 .281 .318 .383
1984 29 Athletics 140 475 49 118 21 5 13 0 64 26 2 72 2 4 1 14 .248 .287 .396
1985 30 Athletics 138 436 71 109 18 6 13 0 55 41 0 63 10 4 1 13 .250 .313 .408
1986 31 Cardinals 65 190 19 39 8 1 4 0 25 23 4 36 1 1 1 5 .205 .293 .321
1986 31 Tigers 30 98 11 26 3 0 4 0 11 4 0 17 0 1 0 1 .265 .291 .418
1987 32 Tigers 93 270 34 76 16 0 8 0 33 21 0 42 1 1 3 5 .281 .339 .430
1988 33 Tigers 86 219 24 54 7 2 5 0 18 18 0 32 3 0 1 6 .247 .307 .365
1989 34 Tigers 122 396 38 104 16 2 10 0 43 24 2 71 1 4 4 18 .263 .308 .389
1990 35 Tigers 122 370 46 100 18 2 7 0 38 19 0 71 2 3 4 12 .270 .311 .386
1991 36 Braves 49 139 4 29 3 1 1 0 12 7 5 26 2 1 1 4 .209 .250 .266
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
14 Years 1,325 4,212 462 1,061 173 27 86 0 469 278 24 616 41 32 22 121 .252 .300 .367
Mike Heath

Mike Heath Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1978 Yankees C 33 24 737 167 5.1 162 151 11 5 1 1 11 6 .970 5.93
1979 Athletics 3B 7 6 156 15 2.1 15 1 14 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.60
1979 Athletics C 22 17 495 96 4.4 93 80 13 3 0 4 14 11 .969 5.07
1979 Athletics LF 23 19 519 48 2.1 47 46 1 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .979 2.45
1979 Athletics RF 23 23 534 45 2.0 44 40 4 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .978 2.22
1980 Athletics C 47 43 1,184 291 6.2 287 268 19 4 5 3 14 14 .986 6.54
1980 Athletics LF 4 2 69 12 3.0 12 11 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.70
1980 Athletics RF 4 4 102 13 3.3 13 13 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.44
1981 Athletics C 78 76 2,040 446 5.7 436 391 45 10 6 1 35 32 .978 5.77
1981 Athletics LF 5 0 48 7 1.4 7 7 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.94
1981 Athletics RF 1 0 15 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.80
1982 Athletics 3B 5 5 108 7 1.4 7 4 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.75
1982 Athletics C 90 77 2,114 411 4.6 400 350 50 11 8 5 38 31 .973 5.11
1982 Athletics LF 10 6 177 13 1.3 12 12 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .923 1.83
1982 Athletics RF 2 1 36 3 1.5 3 2 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.25
1983 Athletics 3B 2 1 24 1 0.5 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.13
1983 Athletics C 80 71 1,861 373 4.7 363 316 47 10 6 5 41 21 .973 5.27
1983 Athletics LF 1 1 27 4 4.0 4 4 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.00
1983 Athletics RF 23 14 390 44 1.9 43 43 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .977 2.98
1984 Athletics 3B 2 0 9 2 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 6.00
1984 Athletics C 108 96 2,490 484 4.5 477 423 54 7 7 7 55 35 .986 5.17
1984 Athletics LF 14 7 207 15 1.1 15 15 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.96
1984 Athletics RF 32 21 594 59 1.8 58 57 1 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .983 2.64
1985 Athletics 3B 13 9 228 26 2.0 25 7 18 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .962 2.96
1985 Athletics C 112 94 2,481 537 4.8 527 483 44 10 9 9 46 28 .981 5.74
1985 Athletics LF 16 4 171 13 0.8 13 12 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.05
1985 Athletics RF 24 12 369 41 1.7 40 36 4 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .976 2.93
1986 Cardinals C 63 51 1,441 299 4.7 289 259 30 10 4 6 34 17 .967 5.41
1986 Cardinals LF 1 0 9 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.00
1986 Cardinals RF 1 0 9 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1986 Tigers 3B 1 0 3 1 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1986 Tigers C 29 27 705 156 5.4 154 145 9 2 1 1 13 5 .987 5.90
1987 Tigers 1B 4 1 48 21 5.3 21 20 1 0 3 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 11.81
1987 Tigers 2B 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1987 Tigers 3B 4 0 15 4 1.0 3 1 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .750 5.40
1987 Tigers C 67 54 1,460 379 5.7 375 337 38 4 5 5 34 22 .989 6.93
1987 Tigers CF 1 1 18 3 3.0 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.50
1987 Tigers LF 4 0 18 4 1.0 4 4 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 6.00
1987 Tigers RF 20 11 327 20 1.0 20 19 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.65
1987 Tigers SS 2 0 9 1 0.5 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.00
1988 Tigers C 75 62 1,665 387 5.2 381 357 24 6 3 2 30 12 .984 6.18
1988 Tigers RF 9 3 117 4 0.4 4 4 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.92
1989 Tigers 3B 4 0 21 4 1.0 3 1 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .750 3.86
1989 Tigers C 117 107 2,812 657 5.6 648 582 66 9 10 2 2 78 .986 6.22
1989 Tigers LF 3 0 15 1 0.3 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.80
1990 Tigers C 117 99 2,668 652 5.6 639 585 54 13 7 8 84 33 .980 6.47
1990 Tigers RF 3 0 21 2 0.7 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.57
1990 Tigers SS 1 0 3 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
1991 Braves C 45 37 973 227 5.0 225 192 33 2 1 6 44 18 .991 6.24
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
C Totals 1,083 935 25,126 5,562 5.1 5,456 4,919 537 106 73 65 495 363 .981 5.86
RF Totals 142 89 2,514 232 1.6 228 217 11 4 3 n/a n/a n/a .983 2.45
LF Totals 81 39 1,260 118 1.5 116 113 3 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .983 2.49
3B Totals 38 21 564 60 1.6 56 16 40 4 1 n/a n/a n/a .933 2.68
1B Totals 4 1 48 21 5.3 21 20 1 0 3 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 11.81
SS Totals 3 0 12 2 0.7 2 1 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.50
CF Totals 1 1 18 3 3.0 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.50
2B Totals 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
14 Years 1,353 1,086 29,545 5,998 4.4 5,882 5,289 593 116 80 65 495 363 .981 5.38
Mike Heath

Mike Heath Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1978 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 1 0 0.0 10.2 11.5 - - -
1979 Athletics 1 0 1.000 5 0 3 86.0 14.3 9.6 - - -
1980 Athletics 3 3 .500 10 0 31 305.0 10.9 9.2 - - -
1981 Athletics 3 3 .500 4 0 0 37.6 8.4 10.0 - - -
1982 Athletics 8 3 .727 2 0 0 106.0 8.8 8.2 - - -
1983 Athletics 3 4 .429 5 0 2 57.5 5.8 10.5 - - -
1984 Athletics 7 4 .636 10 1 0 36.5 6.6 7.4 - - -
1985 Athletics 7 7 .500 5 6 0 33.5 6.9 7.9 - - -
1986 Cardinals 2 3 .400 5 0 n/a 47.5 5.3 7.6 - - -
1986 Tigers 4 1 .800 2 0 0 24.5 5.8 8.9 - - -
1987 Tigers 1 5 .167 14 2 0 33.8 6.4 8.2 - - -
1988 Tigers 1 0 1.000 6 3 0 43.8 6.8 12.2 - - -
1989 Tigers 7 1 .875 12 0 1 39.6 5.6 9.2 - - -
1990 Tigers 7 6 .538 11 3 2 52.9 5.2 9.7 - - -
1991 Braves 0 0 .000 7 1 n/a 139.0 5.3 11.6 - - -
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
14 Years 54 40 .574 98 17 39 49.0 6.8 9.0 - - -
Mike Heath

Mike Heath Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1978 New York Yankees 46 $21,000.00 - Stats
1979 Oakland Athletics 48 $24,000.00 - -
1980 Oakland Athletics 48 $36,200.00 - -
1981 Oakland Athletics 2 Undetermined - -
1982 Oakland Athletics 2 Undetermined - -
1983 Oakland Athletics 2 Undetermined - -
1984 Oakland Athletics 2 Undetermined - -
1985 Oakland Athletics 2 $425,000.00 - -
1986 St. Louis Cardinals 5 $533,333.00 - -
1986 Detroit Tigers 8 "     " - -
1987 Detroit Tigers 8 $650,000.00 - -
1988 Detroit Tigers 8 $400,000.00 - -
1989 Detroit Tigers 8 $425,000.00 - -
1990 Detroit Tigers 8 $600,000.00 - -
1991 Atlanta Braves 8 $950,000.00 - -


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