Brian Downing
Brian Jay Downing
(The Incredible Hulk)
 
Born: October 9, 1950 in Los Angeles, CA
64 years old
Bats: R Throws: R Ht: 5'10" Wt: 170
(legend)
Fielding Ratings(?)
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Notes:
- Signed by the Chicago White Sox as an Amateur Free Agent in 1969
- High School: Magnolia (Anaheim, CA)

All-Teammate Team
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com


Left Field
3
1988
1990
3.4
5
1981
1985
3.3
4
1973
1976
2.8
5
1973
1977
2.3
3
1978
1980
1.9

Center Field
6
1985
1990
15.3
7
1982
1991
14.4
4
1981
1984
10.1
3
1973
1975
6.9
3
1975
1977
6.0


Right Field
2
1991
1992
7.5
3
1985
1987
5.1
3
1979
1981
3.8
5
1982
1986
3.4
1
1978
1978
2.8
Shortstop
8
1983
1990
15.0
5
1981
1986
5.0
4
1973
1976
4.3
2
1991
1992
2.8
1
1978
1978
1.3
Second Base
9
1978
1986
33.5
5
1973
1977
10.2
2
1991
1992
5.9
4
1987
1990
4.8
2
1976
1977
3.1
Third Base
6
1982
1987
18.8
6
1985
1990
7.3
3
1978
1980
7.1
3
1973
1975
7.1
1
1977
1977
4.4
First Base
7
1979
1985
17.4
5
1986
1990
15.2
2
1991
1992
9.8
2
1973
1974
6.7
1
1980
1980
3.6
Manager
5
1981
1987
11.5
4
1978
1981
5.1
2
1989
1990
3.7
3
1973
1975
3.2
2
1991
1992
2.7
Catcher
7
1982
1988
12.1
2
1989
1990
6.1
2
1976
1977
5.0
2
1991
1992
3.1
2
1973
1974
1.0
Designated Hitter
20
1973
1992
51.4
5
1978
1982
5.8
1
1977
1977
3.6
4
1974
1977
1.9
2
1987
1988
0.6
Starting Pitcher
10
1981
1990
22.2
5
1973
1977
18.8
3
1973
1975
15.4
5
1986
1990
15.1
4
1978
1992
13.6
6
1985
1990
13.0
5
1981
1985
10.7
5
1981
1986
8.1
2
1991
1992
7.7
5
1977
1981
7.0
4
1973
1977
6.7
2
1991
1992
6.4
3
1978
1980
6.1
2
1989
1990
5.9
4
1973
1982
5.6
5
1980
1984
5.1
2
1973
1977
5.0
3
1974
1977
5.0
3
1985
1987
4.8
3
1976
1978
4.7
Swingman
5
1973
1991
11.4
6
1978
1984
10.5
5
1973
1986
8.7
5
1986
1990
3.3
1
1978
1978
1.9
Relief Pitcher
4
1980
1983
5.3
4
1987
1990
5.2
3
1975
1977
4.9
4
1987
1990
4.8
4
1985
1988
4.6
2
1973
1974
4.4
1
1977
1977
4.2
5
1981
1985
4.0
2
1991
1992
3.7
3
1984
1988
3.1
3
1978
1980
2.8
3
1979
1990
2.5
2
1978
1979
2.4
2
1976
1977
2.0
5
1982
1986
1.6
1
1990
1990
1.3
1
1985
1985
1.2
2
1987
1988
1.2
2
1989
1990
1.2
1
1992
1992
0.9
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