Dave Stewart Stats

Dave Stewart was born on Tuesday, February 19, 1957, in Oakland, California. Stewart was 21 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 22, 1978, with the Los Angeles Dodgers. 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 Dave Stewart baseball stats page.

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"I'm the kind of guy who doesn't let up. If I've got you bleeding in six or seven different places, I'll make sure you're bleeding in eight or nine." - Dave Stewart in The Gigantic Book of Baseball Quotations (Wayne Stewart, Skyhorse Publishing, 10/17/2007, 'Keys to Success', Page 489)

Dave Stewart

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Dave "Smoke" Stewart Autograph on a 1992 Donruss (#225)

Birth Name:
David Keith Stewart
Nickname:
Dave or Smoke
Born On:
02-19-1957  (Aquarius)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Oakland, California
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
St. Elizabeths High School (Oakland, CA)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-02
Player Weight Chart Weight:
200
First Game:
09-22-1978 (Age 21)
Last Game:
07-17-1995
Draft:
1975 : 16th Round (384th)

Dave Stewart

Dave Stewart Pitching Stats

1978 21 Dodgers 1 0 1 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 0 2.0 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 -
1981 24 Dodgers 32 0 14 4 3 .571 2.49 0 0 6 43.1 184 40 12 13 3 14 5 29 4 0 0 -
1982 25 Dodgers 45 14 9 9 8 .529 3.81 0 0 1 146.1 616 137 62 72 14 49 11 80 3 2 0 -
1983 26 Dodgers 46 1 25 5 2 .714 2.96 0 0 8 76.0 328 67 25 28 4 33 7 54 2 2 0 -
1983 26 Rangers 8 8 0 5 2 .714 2.14 2 0 0 59.0 237 50 14 15 2 17 0 24 1 2 0 -
1984 27 Rangers 32 27 2 7 14 .333 4.73 3 0 0 192.1 847 193 101 106 26 87 3 119 12 4 0 -
1985 28 Rangers 42 5 29 0 6 .000 5.42 0 0 4 81.1 361 86 49 53 13 37 5 64 5 2 1 -
1985 28 Phillies 4 0 3 0 0 .000 6.23 0 0 0 4.1 22 5 3 4 0 4 0 2 2 0 0 -
1986 29 Phillies 8 0 2 0 0 .000 6.57 0 0 0 12.1 56 15 9 9 1 4 0 9 1 0 3 -
1986 29 Athletics 29 17 2 9 5 .643 3.74 4 1 0 149.1 644 137 62 67 15 65 0 102 9 3 0 -
1987 30 Athletics 37 37 0 20 13 .606 3.68 8 1 0 261.1 1,103 224 107 121 24 105 2 205 11 6 0 -
1988 31 Athletics 37 37 0 21 12 .636 3.23 14 2 0 275.2 1,156 240 99 111 14 110 5 192 14 3 16 -
1989 32 Athletics 36 36 0 21 9 .700 3.32 8 0 0 257.2 1,081 260 95 105 23 69 0 155 13 6 0 -
1990 33 Athletics 36 36 0 22 11 .667 2.56 11 4 0 267.0 1,088 226 76 84 16 83 1 166 8 5 0 -
1991 34 Athletics 35 35 0 11 11 .500 5.18 2 1 0 226.0 1,014 245 130 135 24 105 1 144 12 9 0 -
1992 35 Athletics 31 31 0 12 10 .545 3.66 2 0 0 199.1 838 175 81 96 25 79 1 130 3 8 1 -
1993 36 Blue Jays 26 26 0 12 8 .600 4.44 0 0 0 162.0 687 146 80 86 23 72 0 96 4 4 1 -
1994 37 Blue Jays 22 22 0 7 8 .467 5.87 1 0 0 133.1 602 151 87 89 26 62 4 111 6 4 0 -
1995 38 Athletics 16 16 0 3 7 .300 6.89 0 0 0 81.0 381 101 62 65 11 39 1 58 8 2 1 -
16 Years 523 348 87 168 129 .566 3.95 55 9 19 2,629.2 11,251 2,499 1,154 1,259 264 1,034 46 1,741 118 62 23 -

Dave Stewart

Dave Stewart Hitting Stats

1978 21 Dodgers 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1981 24 Dodgers 32 5 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .500 .800
1982 25 Dodgers 45 39 3 7 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 14 5 0 0 0 .179 .220 .205
1983 26 Dodgers 46 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 .143 .143 .143
1983 26 Rangers 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1984 27 Rangers 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1985 28 Rangers 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1985 28 Phillies 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1986 29 Phillies 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1986 29 Athletics 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1987 30 Athletics 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1988 31 Athletics 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1989 32 Athletics 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1990 33 Athletics 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1991 34 Athletics 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1992 35 Athletics 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1993 36 Blue Jays 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1994 37 Blue Jays 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1995 38 Athletics 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
16 Years 523 51 5 10 1 1 0 0 4 3 0 17 6 0 0 0 .196 .241 .255

Dave Stewart

Dave Stewart Fielding Stats

1978 Dodgers P 1 0 6 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1981 Dodgers P 32 0 130 11 0.3 11 4 7 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.28
1982 Dodgers P 45 14 439 34 0.8 31 15 16 3 2 n/a n/a n/a .912 1.91
1983 Dodgers P 46 1 228 14 0.3 13 6 7 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .929 1.54
1983 Rangers P 8 8 177 13 1.6 13 3 10 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.98
1984 Rangers P 32 27 577 33 1.0 30 11 19 3 2 n/a n/a n/a .909 1.40
1985 Rangers P 42 5 244 18 0.4 16 6 10 2 2 n/a n/a n/a .889 1.77
1985 Phillies P 4 0 13 1 0.3 0 0 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1986 Phillies P 8 0 37 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1986 Athletics P 29 17 448 29 1.0 28 10 18 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .966 1.69
1987 Athletics P 37 37 784 39 1.1 38 18 20 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .974 1.31
1988 Athletics P 37 37 827 47 1.3 42 26 16 5 2 n/a n/a n/a .894 1.37
1989 Athletics P 36 36 773 54 1.5 50 22 28 4 4 n/a n/a n/a .926 1.75
1990 Athletics P 36 36 801 48 1.3 48 25 23 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.62
1991 Athletics P 35 35 678 35 1.0 33 14 19 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .943 1.31
1992 Athletics P 31 31 598 24 0.8 21 8 13 3 2 n/a n/a n/a .875 0.95
1993 Blue Jays P 26 26 486 22 0.8 22 13 9 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.22
1994 Blue Jays P 22 22 400 17 0.8 17 11 6 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.15
1995 Athletics P 16 16 243 16 1.0 16 5 11 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.78
P Totals 523 348 7,889 455 0.9 429 197 232 26 21 n/a n/a n/a .943 1.47
16 Years 523 348 7,889 455 0.9 429 197 232 26 21 n/a n/a n/a .943 1.47

Dave Stewart

Dave Stewart Miscellaneous Stats

1978 Dodgers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 4.50 0.00
1981 Dodgers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 5.0 2.07 6.02 2.91
1982 Dodgers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.8 19.5 1.63 4.92 3.01
1983 Dodgers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.3 7.0 1.64 6.39 3.91
1983 Rangers 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.41 3.66 2.59
1984 Rangers 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.37 5.57 4.07
1985 Rangers 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.73 7.08 4.09
1985 Phillies 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.50 4.15 8.31
1986 Phillies 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.25 6.57 2.92
1986 Athletics 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.57 6.15 3.92
1987 Athletics 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.95 7.06 3.62
1988 Athletics 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.75 6.27 3.59
1989 Athletics 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.25 5.41 2.41
1990 Athletics 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.00 5.60 2.80
1991 Athletics 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.37 5.73 4.18
1992 Athletics 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.65 5.87 3.57
1993 Blue Jays 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.33 5.33 4.00
1994 Blue Jays 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.79 7.49 4.19
1995 Athletics 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.49 6.44 4.33
16 Years 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 3.0 12.8 1.68 5.96 3.54

Dave Stewart

Dave Stewart Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1978 Los Angeles Dodgers 48 $21,000.00 - -
1981 Los Angeles Dodgers 48 $26,000.00 - Stats
1982 Los Angeles Dodgers 48 $35,000.00 - -
1983 Los Angeles Dodgers 48 $125,000.00 - -
1983 Texas Rangers 31 $156,000.00 - -
1984 Texas Rangers 31 $151,000.00 - -
1985 Texas Rangers 48 $505,000.00 - -
1985 Philadelphia Phillies 38 "     " - -
1986 Philadelphia Phillies 38 $60,000.00 - -
1986 Oakland Athletics 34 "     " - -
1987 Oakland Athletics 34 $550,000.00 - -
1988 Oakland Athletics 34 $600,000.00 - Stats
1989 Oakland Athletics 34 $1,200,000.00 Stats Stats
1990 Oakland Athletics 34 $950,000.00 - Stats
1991 Oakland Athletics 34 $3,166,667.00 - -
1992 Oakland Athletics 34 $3,166,667.00 - -
1993 Toronto Blue Jays 34 $4,300,000.00 - Stats
1994 Toronto Blue Jays 34 $4,250,000.00 - n/a
1995 Oakland Athletics 35 , 48 $1,000,000.00 - -
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If you are a Major League pitcher and your nickname is "Smoke", you had better be able to back up that moniker - Dave Stewart threw hard, threw inside, and was easily able to back up his given nickname. The incredibly dependable backbone of the Oakland Athletics pitching staff during their championship years in the late 1980s and early 1990s, Smoke recorded 20 wins for four consecutive seasons, was part of three World Series championship teams (the 1981 Los Angeles Dodgers , 1989 Oakland Athletics and the 1993 Toronto Blue Jays ) and earned a World Series Most Valuable Player Award in 1989 after he won two of the four games, a 1.69 ERA, and a complete game shutout during Game 1 of the 1989 World Series . Author Damon Bruce in The Great Book of San Francisco / Bay Area Sports Lists (Page 68) picked a "Bay Area Baseball All-Time Dream Team" and for his starting rotation selected Dave Stewart third saying, "Smoke is a bad, bad man; if you stare back into his eyes, you're a goner."

On June 29, 1990 , Fernando Valenzuela no hit the St. Louis Cardinals at Dodger Stadium, the same exact day Dave Stewart no hit the Toronto Blue Jays . ESPN happened to broadcast both games that evening, back to back, and for the first time in Major League history baseball fans witnessed no hitters being thrown in both leagues on the same day. Baseball Almanac is honored to present this exclusive description of the Dave Stewart no-hitter researched and written by author Rich Westcott ( RichWestcott.com / Rich Westcott Books ), original text from No-Hitters (McFarland, 02/15/2000, 'Dave Stewart', Page 333):

Dave Stewart No Hitter (Box Score: 06-29-1990 )

Dave Stewart was headed for his fourth straight season as a 20-game winner when he drew the assignment on Friday, June 29 against the second place Toronto Blue Jays of the AL East at the Skydome. The 33-year-old righthander faced John Cerutti with a crowd of 49,817 in attendance.

The Blue Jays were one of the top offensive clubs in the American League. They entered the game leading the circuit in runs, were tired for second place in batting average, and were in second place in the AL East.

Stewart, who had won six straight games at the start of the season for the AL West's second place A's and owned a 9-6 record, had his work cut out for him. But he was up to the task as he struck out a season-high 12 and walked three. Stewart struck out the side once, and fanned two batters in three different innings. Toronto hit just six balls to the outfield.

The game began precariously as he walked the first two batters. Junior Felix drew a free pass leading off, but was thrown out by catcher Terry Steinbach trying to steal second. Stewart then gave a base on balls to Tony Fernandez , but struck out Kelly Gruber and got George Bell on a fly to left.

The veteran hurler struck out the side in the second, fanning Fred McGriff , John Olerud and Greg Myers . After getting Manny Lee on a grounder to third, he also whiffed Mookie Wilson and Felix in the third.

By then, the A's had chipped in with some offensive support, scoring twice in the top of the third when Dave Henderson followed a two-out walk to Rickey Henderson with a blast over the right-center field fence. It was Henderson's fourth home run in the last 11 games.

Rickey Henderson , who grew up in Oakland with Stewart, added his muscle to the fray in the fifth when he homered deep over the left field wall with Walt Weiss , who had singled, aboard. Weiss also scored the final run in the seventh when he doubled, went to third on a sacrifice bunt and came home on Rickey Henderson's sacrifice fly.

Stewart had no rough spots the rest of the way. In the fifth and sixth, no Blue Jay got the ball out of the infield. Bell lofted a fly to right with two outs in the seventh, and McGriff skied out to center leading off the eighth. Olerud and Myers followed as strikeout victims.

In the ninth, Stewart struck out Lee to open the inning. Then he struck out Wilson . Felix provided a momentary interruption when he walked, ending Stewart's streak of having retired 25 Blue Jays in a row. Stewart came back to retire Tony Fernandez on a fly to Dave Henderson in center.

Stewart's gem was complete. Later that night, Fernando Valenzuela would hurl a no-hitter for the Dodgers, marking the first time no-hitters were pitched in both leagues on the same day. Stewart wound up the season with a 22-11 record.

Dave Stewart No Hitter
Dave Stewart No-Hitter ( Box Score ) | The Des Moines Register | June 30, 1990 | Page S
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