Vance Law Stats

Vance Law was born on Monday, October 1, 1956, in Boise, Idaho. Law was 23 years old when he broke into the big leagues on June 1, 1980, with the Pittsburgh Pirates. 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 Vance Law baseball stats page.

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Vance Law Autograph on a 1984 Donruss Baseball Card (#546 | <a href='../baseball_cards/baseball_cards_oneset.php?s=1984don01' title='1984 Donruss Baseball Card Checklist'>Checklist</a>)

Vance Law Autograph on a 1984 Donruss Baseball Card (#546 | Checklist )

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Birth Name:
Vance Aaron Law
Nickname:
None
Born On:
10-01-1956  (Libra)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Boise, Idaho
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Provo High School (Provo, UT)
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-02
Player Weight Chart Weight:
190
First Game:
06-01-1980 (Age 23)
Last Game:
10-06-1991
Draft:
1978 : 39th Round (758th)

Vance Law

Vance Law Pitching Stats

1986 30 Expos 3 0 3 0 0 .000 2.25 0 0 0 4.0 16 3 1 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 -
1987 31 Expos 3 0 3 0 0 .000 5.40 0 0 0 3.1 15 5 2 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 -
1991 35 Athletics 1 0 1 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 0 0.2 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -
3 Years 7 0 7 0 0 .000 3.38 0 0 0 8.0 35 9 3 4 0 3 0 2 2 0 0 -

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Vance Law Hitting Stats

1980 24 Pirates 25 74 11 17 2 2 0 0 3 3 0 7 1 0 0 2 .230 .260 .311
1981 25 Pirates 30 67 1 9 0 1 0 0 3 2 0 15 1 1 0 2 .134 .157 .164
1982 26 White Sox 114 359 40 101 20 1 5 0 54 26 1 46 7 5 1 10 .281 .327 .384
1983 27 White Sox 145 408 55 99 21 5 4 0 42 51 1 56 6 5 1 7 .243 .325 .348
1984 28 White Sox 151 481 60 121 18 2 17 0 59 41 2 75 6 4 1 13 .252 .309 .403
1985 29 Expos 147 519 75 138 30 6 10 0 52 86 0 96 8 6 2 11 .266 .369 .405
1986 30 Expos 112 360 37 81 17 2 5 0 44 37 1 66 2 2 1 9 .225 .298 .325
1987 31 Expos 133 436 52 119 27 1 12 1 56 51 5 62 2 3 0 8 .273 .347 .422
1988 32 Cubs 151 556 73 163 29 2 11 0 78 55 4 79 4 3 3 15 .293 .358 .412
1989 33 Cubs 130 408 38 96 22 3 7 0 42 38 0 73 1 7 0 11 .235 .296 .355
1991 35 Athletics 74 134 11 28 7 1 0 0 9 18 0 27 5 0 0 4 .209 .303 .276
11 Years 1,212 3,802 453 972 193 26 71 1 442 408 14 602 43 36 9 92 .256 .326 .376

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Vance Law Fielding Stats

1980 Pirates 2B 11 10 273 55 5.0 53 23 30 2 5 n/a n/a n/a .964 5.24
1980 Pirates 3B 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1980 Pirates SS 8 7 186 33 4.1 32 8 24 1 3 n/a n/a n/a .970 4.65
1981 Pirates 2B 19 13 369 85 4.5 85 40 45 0 9 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 6.22
1981 Pirates 3B 2 0 15 2 1.0 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.60
1981 Pirates SS 7 4 138 21 3.0 21 8 13 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.11
1982 White Sox 2B 10 4 135 33 3.3 30 11 19 3 5 n/a n/a n/a .909 6.00
1982 White Sox 3B 39 19 630 79 2.0 74 19 55 5 3 n/a n/a n/a .937 3.17
1982 White Sox LF 1 0 6 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1982 White Sox SS 85 77 1,956 383 4.5 365 126 239 18 44 n/a n/a n/a .953 5.04
1983 White Sox 2B 3 0 6 5 1.7 5 3 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 22.50
1983 White Sox 3B 139 134 3,420 414 3.0 400 91 309 14 28 n/a n/a n/a .966 3.16
1983 White Sox CF 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1983 White Sox SS 2 0 6 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1984 White Sox 2B 22 16 402 73 3.3 71 29 42 2 6 n/a n/a n/a .973 4.77
1984 White Sox 3B 137 118 3,189 291 2.1 278 79 199 13 24 n/a n/a n/a .955 2.35
1984 White Sox CF 5 3 84 13 2.6 12 11 1 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .923 3.86
1984 White Sox SS 4 0 30 4 1.0 4 0 4 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.60
1985 Expos 1B 20 15 387 149 7.5 148 136 12 1 10 n/a n/a n/a .993 10.33
1985 Expos 2B 126 120 3,153 653 5.2 643 276 367 10 86 n/a n/a n/a .985 5.51
1985 Expos 3B 11 6 204 32 2.9 31 8 23 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .969 4.10
1985 Expos RF 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1986 Expos 1B 20 7 255 104 5.2 103 94 9 1 8 n/a n/a n/a .990 10.91
1986 Expos 2B 94 87 2,265 457 4.9 454 170 284 3 50 n/a n/a n/a .993 5.41
1986 Expos 3B 13 1 78 14 1.1 14 9 5 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.85
1986 Expos P 3 0 12 1 0.3 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.25
1986 Expos RF 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1987 Expos 1B 17 10 303 99 5.8 98 89 9 1 5 n/a n/a n/a .990 8.73
1987 Expos 2B 106 97 2,469 443 4.2 434 158 276 9 47 n/a n/a n/a .980 4.75
1987 Expos 3B 22 11 351 34 1.5 33 11 22 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .971 2.54
1987 Expos P 3 0 10 1 0.3 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.70
1988 Cubs 3B 150 149 4,017 402 2.7 383 111 272 19 22 n/a n/a n/a .953 2.57
1988 Cubs LF 1 0 3 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
1989 Cubs 3B 119 115 2,856 257 2.2 244 76 168 13 13 n/a n/a n/a .949 2.31
1989 Cubs LF 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1991 Athletics 1B 1 0 3 2 2.0 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 18.00
1991 Athletics 3B 67 36 1,107 103 1.5 98 36 62 5 7 n/a n/a n/a .951 2.39
1991 Athletics LF 3 0 12 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1991 Athletics P 1 0 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1991 Athletics SS 3 1 33 5 1.7 5 1 4 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.09
3B Totals 700 589 15,870 1,628 2.3 1,557 442 1,115 71 102 n/a n/a n/a .956 2.65
2B Totals 391 347 9,072 1,804 4.6 1,775 710 1,065 29 208 n/a n/a n/a .984 5.28
SS Totals 109 89 2,349 446 4.1 427 143 284 19 49 n/a n/a n/a .957 4.91
1B Totals 58 32 948 354 6.1 351 321 30 3 23 n/a n/a n/a .992 10.00
P Totals 7 0 24 2 0.3 2 0 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.25
LF Totals 6 0 24 1 0.2 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.13
CF Totals 6 3 87 13 2.2 12 11 1 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .923 3.72
RF Totals 2 0 6 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
11 Years 1,279 1,060 28,380 4,248 3.3 4,125 1,628 2,497 123 383 n/a n/a n/a .971 3.92

Vance Law

Vance Law Miscellaneous Stats

1980 Pirates 2 0 1.000 4 3 n/a 0.0 10.6 24.7 - - -
1981 Pirates 1 1 .500 1 3 n/a 0.0 4.5 22.3 - - -
1982 White Sox 4 2 .667 1 0 0 71.8 7.8 6.6 - - -
1983 White Sox 3 1 .750 0 3 1 102.0 7.3 9.7 - - -
1984 White Sox 4 1 .800 4 0 0 28.3 6.4 8.2 - - -
1985 Expos 6 5 .545 5 0 n/a 51.9 5.4 10.0 - - -
1986 Expos 3 5 .375 6 0 n/a 72.0 5.5 8.2 0.00 0.00 4.50
1987 Expos 8 5 .615 6 2 n/a 36.3 7.0 7.8 0.00 5.40 0.00
1988 Cubs 1 4 .200 1 0 n/a 50.5 7.0 7.1 - - -
1989 Cubs 2 2 .500 11 0 n/a 58.3 5.6 9.7 - - -
1991 Athletics 0 0 .000 11 1 0 0.0 5.0 14.9 0.00 0.00 13.49
11 Years 34 26 .567 50 12 1 53.5 6.3 8.6 0.67 2.25 3.38

Vance Law

Vance Law Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1980 Pittsburgh Pirates 49 $30,000.00 - -
1981 Pittsburgh Pirates 2 $32,500.00 - -
1982 Chicago White Sox 5 $33,500.00 - -
1983 Chicago White Sox 5 Undetermined - -
1984 Chicago White Sox 5 Undetermined - -
1985 Montreal Expos 2 $375,000.00 - -
1986 Montreal Expos 2 $450,000.00 - -
1987 Montreal Expos 2 $525,000.00 - -
1988 Chicago Cubs 2 $375,000.00 Stats -
1989 Chicago Cubs 2 $425,000.00 - -
1991 Oakland Athletics 2 $500,000.00 - -
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