Butch Wynegar Stats

Butch Wynegar was born on Wednesday, March 14, 1956, in York, Pennsylvania. Wynegar was 20 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 9, 1976, with the Minnesota Twins. 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 Butch Wynegar baseball stats page.

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"He's (Butch Wynegar) got all the ability to be a great one. He's a switch hitter with power, a good arm, and a good head behind the plate." - Teammate Rod Carew in Santa Maria Times (United Press International, 07/13/1976, Carew the 'ambassador' , Page 6)

Butch Wynegar

Butch Wynegar Autograph on a 1981 Fleer (#558)

Butch Wynegar Autograph on a 1981 Fleer (#558)

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Birth Name:
Harold Delano Wynegar, Jr.
Nickname:
Butch
Born On:
03-14-1956  (Pisces)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
York, Pennsylvania
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Red Lion High School (York, PA)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Both
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-00
Player Weight Chart Weight:
194
First Game:
04-09-1976 (Age 20)
Last Game:
05-24-1988
Draft:
1974 : 2nd Round (38th)

Butch Wynegar

Butch Wynegar Pitching Stats

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Butch Wynegar Hitting Stats

1976 20 Twins 149 534 58 139 21 2 10 1 69 79 7 63 4 3 2 14 .260 .356 .363
1977 21 Twins 144 532 76 139 22 3 10 0 79 68 5 61 10 5 2 11 .261 .344 .370
1978 22 Twins 135 454 36 104 22 1 4 0 45 47 2 42 11 4 6 7 .229 .307 .308
1979 23 Twins 149 504 74 136 20 0 7 0 57 74 5 36 11 4 2 13 .270 .363 .351
1980 24 Twins 146 486 61 124 18 3 5 0 57 63 6 36 7 6 2 9 .255 .339 .335
1981 25 Twins 47 150 11 37 5 0 0 0 10 17 2 9 1 3 1 7 .247 .322 .280
1982 26 Twins 24 86 9 18 4 0 1 0 8 10 1 12 0 0 0 2 .209 .292 .291
1982 26 Yankees 63 191 27 56 8 1 3 0 20 40 1 21 7 3 1 7 .293 .413 .393
1983 27 Yankees 94 301 40 89 18 2 6 0 42 52 1 29 1 2 1 7 .296 .399 .429
1984 28 Yankees 129 442 48 118 13 1 6 0 45 65 6 35 4 1 0 18 .267 .360 .342
1985 29 Yankees 102 309 27 69 15 0 5 0 32 64 2 43 1 1 0 11 .223 .356 .320
1986 30 Yankees 61 194 19 40 4 1 7 0 29 30 2 21 0 2 0 9 .206 .310 .345
1987 31 Angels 31 92 4 19 2 0 0 0 5 9 0 13 1 0 0 2 .207 .277 .228
1988 32 Angels 27 55 8 14 4 1 1 0 8 8 1 7 0 2 0 2 .255 .338 .418
13 Years 1,301 4,330 498 1,102 176 15 65 1 506 626 41 428 58 36 17 119 .255 .348 .347

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Butch Wynegar Fielding Stats

1976 Twins C 137 133 3,543 744 5.4 728 650 78 16 6 10 10 113 .978 5.55
1977 Twins 3B 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1977 Twins C 142 138 3,741 765 5.4 760 676 84 5 8 10 81 60 .993 5.49
1978 Twins 3B 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1978 Twins C 131 121 3,316 660 5.0 652 582 70 8 12 6 71 57 .988 5.31
1979 Twins C 146 139 3,722 724 5.0 718 653 65 6 10 5 57 64 .992 5.21
1980 Twins C 142 133 3,633 751 5.3 742 670 72 9 13 5 61 49 .988 5.51
1981 Twins C 37 36 928 187 5.1 186 162 24 1 4 0 29 19 .995 5.41
1982 Twins C 24 23 631 139 5.8 137 128 9 2 4 1 20 6 .986 5.86
1982 Yankees C 62 59 1,617 415 6.7 412 395 17 3 6 2 36 19 .993 6.88
1983 Yankees C 93 83 2,307 517 5.6 509 480 29 8 4 5 58 37 .985 5.96
1984 Yankees C 126 117 3,204 822 6.5 816 757 59 6 9 6 70 41 .993 6.88
1985 Yankees C 96 90 2,441 587 6.1 581 547 34 6 7 3 52 32 .990 6.43
1986 Yankees C 57 52 1,412 349 6.1 347 325 22 2 1 6 34 15 .994 6.64
1987 Angels C 28 25 634 175 6.3 174 162 12 1 3 1 17 9 .994 7.41
1988 Angels C 26 15 434 104 4.0 102 94 8 2 1 1 9 8 .981 6.35
C Totals 1,247 1,164 31,563 6,939 5.6 6,864 6,281 583 75 88 61 605 529 .989 5.87
3B Totals 2 0 6 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
13 Years 1,249 1,164 31,569 6,939 5.6 6,864 6,281 583 75 88 61 605 529 .989 5.87

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Butch Wynegar Miscellaneous Stats

1976 Twins 0 0 .000 3 0 15 53.4 8.5 7.7 - - -
1977 Twins 2 3 .400 5 0 0 53.2 8.7 6.7 - - -
1978 Twins 1 0 1.000 9 0 0 113.5 10.8 10.1 - - -
1979 Twins 2 2 .500 3 0 2 72.0 14.0 8.8 - - -
1980 Twins 3 1 .750 8 0 1 97.2 13.5 8.5 - - -
1981 Twins 0 1 .000 3 0 9 0.0 16.7 15.0 - - -
1982 Twins 0 0 .000 1 0 0 86.0 7.2 10.8 - - -
1982 Yankees 0 1 .000 3 0 0 63.7 9.1 9.6 - - -
1983 Yankees 1 1 .500 5 0 0 50.2 10.4 7.2 - - -
1984 Yankees 1 4 .200 7 0 0 73.7 12.6 9.8 - - -
1985 Yankees 0 0 .000 9 0 0 61.8 7.2 9.7 - - -
1986 Yankees 0 0 .000 9 0 0 27.7 9.2 6.7 - - -
1987 Angels 0 0 .000 4 0 1 0.0 7.1 18.4 - - -
1988 Angels 0 0 .000 4 0 0 55.0 7.9 6.9 - - -
13 Years 10 13 .435 73 0 28 66.6 10.1 8.6 - - -

Butch Wynegar

Butch Wynegar Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1976 Minnesota Twins 16 $19,000.00 Stats -
1977 Minnesota Twins 16 $35,000.00 Stats -
1978 Minnesota Twins 16 $21,000.00 - -
1979 Minnesota Twins 16 Undetermined - -
1980 Minnesota Twins 16 Undetermined - -
1981 Minnesota Twins 16 Undetermined - -
1982 Minnesota Twins 16 Undetermined - -
1982 New York Yankees 27 Undetermined - -
1983 New York Yankees 27 Undetermined - -
1984 New York Yankees 27 $466,000.00 - -
1985 New York Yankees 27 $550,000.00 - -
1986 New York Yankees 27 $733,333.00 - -
1987 California Angels 35 $733,333.00 - -
1988 California Angels 35 $733,333.00 - -
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