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Tim Salmon MLB Career Stats

5934 .282 299 1016 48 .884

Tim Salmon Bio

  • Full Name: Timothy James Salmon
  • Born: 8/24/1968 in Long Beach, CA
  • Draft: 1989, California Angels, 3rd rd. (69th overall)
  • College: Grand Canyon
  • Debut: 8/21/1992
  • Last Game: 10/1/2006
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MLB Career Stats 5934 986 1674 299 1016 48 .282 .385 .884


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Tim Salmon Awards

AL Rookie of the Year

Year Team League
1993 California AL

World Series Championship

Year Team League
2002 Anaheim AL

AL Silver Slugger

Year Team League
1995 California AL

The Hutch Award

Year Team League
2002 Anaheim AL

AL Player of the Month

Month Team League
07/1997 Anaheim AL

AL Player of the Week

Week Team League
05/15/1994 California AL
08/09/1998 Anaheim AL
04/18/1999 Anaheim AL
08/06/2000 Anaheim AL
08/27/2000 Anaheim AL

MLB Players Choice AL Comeback Player

Year Team League
2002 Anaheim AL

Baseball America Minor League Player of the Year

Year Team

Tim Salmon Leaderboards

Batting Average

Season AVG Rank
1995 .330 3rd in AL
1997 .296 25th in AL
1998 .300 21st in AL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
1993 31 9th in AL
1994 23 10th in AL
1995 34 8th in AL
1996 30 21st in AL
1997 33 10th in AL
1998 26 23rd in AL
2000 34 14th in AL

Runs Batted In

Season RBI Rank
1993 95 20th in AL
1994 70 23rd in AL
1995 105 9th in AL
1997 129 4th in AL

On-base Plus Slugging

Season OPS Rank
1993 .918 8th in AL
1994 .912 16th in AL
1995 1.024 4th in AL
1996 .887 24th in AL
1997 .911 14th in AL
1998 .943 13th in AL
2000 .945 15th in AL
2002 .883 13th in AL

On-base Percentage

Season OBP Rank
1993 .382 11th in AL
1995 .429 4th in AL
1997 .394 10th in AL
1998 .410 4th in AL
2000 .404 13th in AL
2002 .380 12th in AL
2003 .374 16th in AL

Slugging Percentage

Season SLG Rank
1993 .536 8th in AL
1994 .531 14th in AL
1995 .594 4th in AL
1997 .517 16th in AL
1998 .533 14th in AL
2000 .540 17th in AL
2002 .503 18th in AL

Runs Scored

Season R Rank
1993 93 17th in AL
1995 111 5th in AL
1997 95 24th in AL
2000 108 10th in AL


Season BB Rank
1993 82 12th in AL
1995 91 6th in AL
1996 93 12th in AL
1997 95 6th in AL
1998 90 4th in AL
2000 104 7th in AL
2001 96 6th in AL
2002 71 20th in AL
2003 77 11th in AL


Season H Rank
1995 177 4th in AL
1997 172 17th in AL


Season 2B Rank
1993 35 15th in AL
1995 34 6th in AL
2000 36 23rd in AL
2002 37 12th in AL
2003 35 22nd in AL


Season 3B Rank
1996 4 25th in AL

Games Played

Season G Rank
1995 143 8th in AL
1996 156 15th in AL
1997 157 8th in AL
2000 158 11th in AL

At Bats

Season AB Rank
1995 537 19th in AL
1996 581 22nd in AL
1997 582 19th in AL

Plate Appearances

Season PA Rank
1995 638 10th in AL
1996 681 17th in AL
1997 695 9th in AL
2000 680 17th in AL

Total Bases

Season TB Rank
1993 276 14th in AL
1994 198 22nd in AL
1995 319 4th in AL
1997 301 9th in AL
2000 307 17th in AL


Season SO Rank
1993 135 6th in AL
1994 102 7th in AL
1995 111 11th in AL
1996 125 16th in AL
1997 142 6th in AL
2000 139 6th in AL
2001 121 16th in AL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
1997 12 7th in AL

Hit by Pitch

Season HBP Rank
1994 5 15th in AL
1995 6 19th in AL
1997 7 17th in AL
2000 6 25th in AL
2003 10 19th in AL

Timothy James Salmon Bio Info

Timothy James Salmon...Winner of 2002 Hutch Award, given each year to the major league player who displays "honor, courage and dedication to baseball while overcoming adversity in their personal or professional lives."...Involved in Orange County Community during season...Along with wife Marci, established Tim Salmon Foundation which donates $100 per RBI each year to benefit Family Solutions and Laurel House...Also provided 100 tickets in the "Fish Bowl" section of Edison Field (right field pavilion) to all Angels games for youth and charity groups...Frequently meets with Family Solutions children during season...Initiated Tim Salmon Charity Golf Tournament which benefits Family Solutions and Laurel House...Donated funds to refurbish Delco Field in Anaheim for the West Anaheim Little League in 2003...Served as honorary chairperson (along with wife Marci) of Kids Helping Kids Program for Boy & Girl Scouts of America in 2002...Active with State of California Responsible Fatherhood Campaign...Served as Angels' representative for Calif. Dept. of Health Mentoring Program... Also involved in CAP Cure charity which supports finding cure for prostrate cancer...Assisted Calif. Dept. of Social Services, taking part in Major League Dads Campaign in 1999...Annually visits UCI Medical Center during season as part of Angels' Wives Hospital Visit Outreach program...Spoke at The Nixon Library's Sept. 11th Tragedy Memorial Service and was active in KABC Disaster Relief Drive at Edison Field...Named Angels' 2002 and 1998 Roberto Clemente True Value "Man of the Year."...Attended Greenway High (Phoenix, AZ)...Hit .381 with .905 slugging percentage senior year and was named All-State and chosen Phoenix "Player of the Year."...His high school number is set to be retired in 2005...Played collegiate ball at Grand Canyon College (Phoenix, AZ)...In 1987, hit .421 with 15 home runs and 61 RBI in 57 games...In 1988, batted .382 with 17 home runs, 63 RBI in 61 games and helped team to second place finish in NAIA World Series... Selected to All-Tournament team...In 1989, hit .356 with 19 home runs and 68 RBI in 65 games...Was NAIA District 7, All-Area II first team and All-America Honorable Mention in 1988-89...Set Grand Canyon career records for most runs (225), home runs (51) and RBI (192) in addition to a season record for most walks (81)...Brother Mike played safety for USC and San Francisco 49ers football teams...Signed by Angels' scout Tim Kelly. 2004 Placed on 15-day DL, Aug. 29 (retro to 8/24) with left shoulder inflammation and left knee irritation, missing remainder of season... Had surgery on left knee (Sept. 18) and surgery on rotator cuff in his left shoulder (Nov. 30)...Not expected to be ready to return to baseball activity for approximately nine months (from date of his shoulder surgery)...Limited to career-low 60 games...Hit .292 (21/72) after the All-Star break (.228 before break)...Led Angels with five pinch hits and tied for lead with four RBI as PH (entered '03 season with four career pinch hits and two RBI)...Opened season 0-for-40 vs. left-handers...Activated from DL, June 8...Missed 35 games with left knee irritation...Receive cortisone injection in knee May 17...Set club record (1993-2004) for most consecutive starts on Opening Day by Angel with 12 (first as DH) - previously tied with Brian Downing - 1979-89. 2003 In 12th season with Angels, batted .275 (145/528) with 78 runs scored, 35 doubles, four triples, 19 home runs and 72 RBI in 148 games...Four triples tied career-best (1996) and .374 OBP led club...Eight of his 19 HRs on season came vs. Oakland... Played in 1,500th career game, Aug. 12 vs. Chicago...Was primary DH in Brad Fullmer's absence after his injury (hit .250, 62/248, 7 HR, 30 RBI overall as DH)... Posted second multiple home run game and 20th of career, July 5 at Oakland... Single in 7th inning June 26 vs. Seattle marked 1,500th hit of career...Posted seven HRs in first 27 games - 12 HRs over final 121 games...Hit .327 (6 HR, 17 RBI) in April and .312 (3 HR, 10 RBI) in September for best months of season...Hit safely in 20 consecutive games, April 11-May 3 (.337; 28/83)...Streak established career high (previously 17 games in 2000)...Became eighth player in club history to post a hitting streak of 20-or-more games, the last being Garret Anderson in 1998 (28 games - club record)...Run scored in sixth inning, May 30 at Tampa Bay, was 890th of career, passing Brian Downing for first on Angels' all-time list...Eighth inning walk, May 16 at Boston, gave him 867 in career, passing Downing for most in Angels history...Tied club record for most consecutive starts on Opening Day by an Angel with 11 (also Brian Downing- 1979-89).

Career Highlights:
2004 will mark 13th in Angels uniform as a player, tying Brian Downing (1978-90) as longest such tenure in club history... Salmon currently owns several Angels' career marks, including home runs (288), RBI (966), extra-base hits (634), total bases (2,802), walks (927) and runs scored (941) - and is on pace to set three more in 2004 (Games, At-Bats & Runs Scored)...Owns six career walk-off home runs, five of which have come in extra-innings...Owns 20 career multi-HR games...Angels are 31-11 over last two seasons when he homers...Signed four-year contract extension, March 22, 2001...His 288 career home runs are most by any active player to have never been selected to an All-Star team (the record for homers by a player never selected is 301 held by Rogers Hornsby)...In 2000, connected for 30th HR, Aug. 27 vs. Cleveland, giving the Angels four players with 30-plus homers for first time in A.L. history (G. Anderson, Troy Glaus & Mo Vaughn)...Collected 223rd career home run, Aug. 18, 2000 at New York (solo off Roger Clemens), establishing new Angels' home run record (previously Brian Downing - 222)...Recipient of Owner's Trophy as team MVP three times (1997, 1995 & 1993)...Is only Angel in club history to post four seasons (has five) with 30-or-more home runs (31-1993, 34-1995, 30-1996, 33-1997 & 34-2000 )...In 1995, became first Angel in club history to post .300 average with 30 home runs and 100 runs scored and RBI...Tied A.L. record, May 10-11 &13 of 1994, for most hits in three consecutive games with 13 (13-for-15)...In 1993, named AL Rookie of the Year and is only Angel to claim award. 2002 Bounced back from career-lows in avg. (.227), HR (17) and RBI (49) in 137 games 2001 to hit .285 with 22 HR and 88 RBI in 138 games in '02 and be named The Sporting News' and Player's Choice A.L. Comeback Player of the Year...Also presented with the 2002 Hutch Award for his "honor, courage and dedication to baseball both on and off the field"...Aug. 21 at New York marked the 10th anniversary of his major league debut, also the same site of his major league debut (8-21-92)...RBI infield single in 5th inning, Sept. 26 at Texas proved to be game-winner (also posted 22nd HR) in club's Wild Card clinching game...34 of his 88 RBI tied game or gave Angels lead...Collected game-winning solo home run off Billy Koch in 10th inning, Sept. 17 at Oakland...Marked 20th home run in 2002 and eighth 20-plus HR season in career...Angels were 19-3 in '02 when he homered...Posted 17 GW RBI, tied for second best in AL...Posted career-best 37 doubles (36 in 2000)...Activated from DL, Sept. 1 (bruised left hand)...Placed on disabled list Aug. 22 (retro to Aug. 14) after being hit on left hand in fourth inning, Aug. 10 at Toronto (missed 18 games with injury)...Hit .183 with two HR and 11 RBI in April - hit .311 (123/395) with 20 HR and 77 RBI from May-Sept...Posted sixth career grand slam (tied w/ Brian Downing and Don Baylor for second on Angels' all-time list, Joe Rudi - 7) and tied season-high with five RBI, Aug. 6 at Chicago...Tied career-high (second time) with five hits and set season-high with five RBI, July 19 vs. Seattle...Hit 12th home run (2-run off Hideo Nomo), June 16 at Los Angeles, surpassing Brian Downing (846) for Angels club record for RBI...Posted 283rd career double, July 26 at Seattle, also passing Downing for club record (since passed by Garret Anderson)...Connected for fifth walk-off HR of career, May 25 vs. Minnesota...Posted two doubles, May 10 vs. Chicago to become Angels all-time leader in extra-base hits with 527, passing Downing's previous club record of 526...Posted career HR #250, May 2 at Cleveland becoming one of 30 active players to reach plateau...Had off-season surgery performed by Dr. Lewis Yocum, Nov. 1, to remove loose bodies from his left knee.

2002 Post-Season:
All four of his post-season HRs came in two, 2-HR games (Game 2 of ALDS & Game 2 of World Series)... Became the first player to post four hits and two home runs in a World Series contest in Game 2...Also became the 13th player to reach base five or more times in a World Series game...His two-run HR in the bottom of the 8th inning in Game 2 off Felix Rodriguez proved to be game-winner...Posted all three of his hits of ALCS in clinching effort in Game 5...Posted two home runs in Game 2 of ALDS (1st inn., solo off Andy Pettitte) and Game 3 (8th inn., 2-run off Steve Karsay)...Gene Autry and Jimmie Reese shoulder patches worn by the Angels in 1999 and 1994, respectively, in memory of their former owner and long-time coach, were kept in Salmon's uniform pocket throughout the entire playoffs, as a tribute to the two Angels' legends...The patches are now at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. 2001 Completed ninth full major league season with Angels, batting .227 (108/475) with 63 runs scored, 21 doubles, one triple, 17 home runs, 49 RBI, 96 walks and nine stolen bases in 137 games...Was Angels' starting rightfielder Opening Night, April 3 at Texas...Marked eighth straight in right field, most by any outfielder on Opening Day in club history...Set career lows in average, home runs (tied - 1999) and RBI...Tied career-best in stolen bases (1997)...Placed on disabled list, July 1 due to upper left cervical/shoulder strain...Marked fourth stint on DL in career...Recalled from rehab and activated from 15-day disabled list, July 20...Posted two home runs in game, June 3 and Sept. 6 vs. Kansas City...Scored a run in eight straight games, July 31-Aug. 7 (nine total)...Longest hitting streak was nine games, July 29-Aug. 7 (.438, 14/32) and Aug. 29-Sept. 7 (.433, 13/30)...Did not play three consecutive games without reaching base safely...Has occurred one other time in career (1,250 games; May 17-19, 1997)...Season-best four-RBI came April 26 at Cleveland and Sept. 6 vs. Kansas City...Finished 0-for-14 (2 RBI) with bases loaded and 6-for-41 (.146) with runner on third...Batted .206 (52/252) with nine HR and 26 RBI prior to All-Star break and .251 (56/223) with eight HR and 23 RBI after...Posted .989 fielding percentage (3/270) in 125 outfield games (124 starts)...Totaled club-high 13 assists and was involved in five double plays...Signed four-year contract extension, March 22. 2000 Completed eighth full major league season with Angels, batting .290 (165/568) with 108 runs scored, 36 doubles, two triples, 34 home runs, 97 RBI and 104 walks in 158 games...Connected for third Opening Day home run of career and second in as many seasons...Connected for 30th HR, Aug. 27 vs. Cleveland (fifth time of career, off Chuck Finley), giving the Angels four players with 30-plus homers for first time in A.L. history (G. Anderson, Troy Glaus & Mo Vaughn)...Along with Glaus and Vaughn, became first trio to hit home runs in the same inning twice in the same game in ML history (April 21 at Tampa Bay)...Collected 223rd career home run, Aug. 18 at New York (solo off Roger Clemens), establishing new Angels' home run record (previously Brian Downing - 222)...Set career bests in games, doubles, home runs (tied 1995) and walks...Marked second season with 100 runs (111 in 1995) and first season with 100 walks...Played in 1,000th career game, May 24 at Minnesota...Collected 200th home run of career, April 24 vs. Detroit (Dave Mlicki)...Was middle home run of three consecutive HRs hit in an inning, May 28 at Kansas City...Named A.L. Player of Week for Aug. 21-27 and July 31-Aug. 6...Marked fifth A.L. Player of the Week honor, only player in club history to earn award five times...Tied major league record (accomplished several times) with two doubles in one inning (2nd inn.) and also tied club record with two hits in inning, Sept. 23 at Texas (2nd inn.)...Tied club record with four walks, Sept. 24 at Texas and four strikeouts, April 18 at Toronto...Longest hitting streak was 17 games, July 23-Aug. 9 (.463; 31/67)...Marked longest by Angel in 2000...Hit fifth career grand slam, June 20 vs. Kansas City...Is one of three Angels with five career GS (Joe Rudi - 7 & Downing - 6)...Finished 6-for-11 (.545) with one HR and 13 RBI with bases loaded...Hit third walk-off home run of career in 13th inning, April 29 vs. Tampa Bay (April 4, 1997 vs. Cleveland and April 28, 1993 vs. New York)...Homered in three straight games, July 24-26 at Texas, for fifth time of career (homered in four-straight twice; May 11-15, 1994 and Aug. 16-19, 1993)...Posted two home runs in game, April 21 at Tampa Bay...Both HRs came on back end of back-to-back home runs (Vaughn)...Batted .265 (82/309) with 18 HR and 48 RBI prior to All-Star break and .320 (83/259) with 16 HR and 49 RBI after...Posted .979 fielding percentage (6/292) in 124 outfield games (123 starts)...Totaled club-high 12 assists and was involved in four double plays...Underwent surgery to release plantar fascia ligament in right foot, Oct. 5...Procedure was performed by Dr. Phil Kwong, an orthopedic foot specialist, at UCI Medical Center in Orange...Had similar surgery on left foot following 1998 season...Also underwent athroscopic surgery to smooth labrum and remove scar tissue from left shoulder, Nov. 9...Procedure was performed by Dr. Lewis Yocum at UCI Medical Center. 1999 Completed seventh full major league season with Anaheim, batting .266 (94/353) with 60 runs scored, 24 doubles, two triples, 17 home runs, 69 RBI, 63 walks and four stolen bases in 98 games...Was placed on disabled list May 11 (retro to May 4) after injuring left wrist in May 3 game vs. Chicago in sixth inning...Injury occurred diving for fly ball off bat of Paul Konerko (triple)...Recalled from rehab and activated from 15-day disabled list, July 17...Missed total of 62 games while on D.L...17 home runs snapped string of six straight seasons with 20-or-more home runs...Named A.L. Player of the Week, April 12-18...Batted .481 (13/27) with eight runs scored, four doubles, two home runs and 12 RBI...Single to center in third inning, Sept. 12 at Minnesota, was 1,000th hit of career...Became fourth player to collect 1,000 hits as Angel (Downing, Fregosi & Grich)...Posted career-high six RBI, April 15 at Oakland, equaling Angels' season high for 1999...Finished 3-for-4 with three runs scored, a double, two home runs (one grand slam), six RBI and two walks...Hit fourth career grand slam (first since April 4, 1997 vs. Cleveland), April 15 at Oakland...Finished fourth on club in home runs, snapping club-record four straight seasons leading Angels...Posted .981 fielding percentage (4/215) in 89 outfield starts...Totaled club-high seven assists (tied)...Errors total tied for seventh most among A.L. rightfielders. 1998 Completed sixth full major league season with Angels, batting .300 (139/463) with 84 runs scored, 28 doubles, one triple, 26 home runs, 88 RBI and 90 walks in 136 games...Played mostly as designated hitter and was placed on 15-day disabled list due to strained left plantar fascia (ligament in bottom of foot that supports arch)...Placed on disabled list, May 1 (retroactive to April 23)...Left contest (3rd inn.), April 22 vs. Baltimore, rounding first base on solo home run hit in first inning (off Scott Erickson)...Underwent MRI and examination by Angels' Medical Director, Dr. Lewis Yocum, and Orthopedic Foot Specialist Dr. Phil Kwong...Activated from 15-day disabled list, May 9... Marked second career stint on D.L...Underwent surgery to detach plantar fascia ligament in left foot, Sept. 29... Became first Angel in club history to post four seasons with 90-or-more walks (91 in 1995, 93 in 1996, 95 in 1997 & 90 in 1998)...Became first Angel in club history (after 5,875 games) to score five runs in game, April 12 at Cleveland...Led club in home runs for four straight seasons (1995-98), first Angel to do so in club history...Posted 12th career multiple-home run game, April 12 at Cleveland...First HR of game was 157th of career, passing Chili Davis into second place on Angels' all-time list...Named A.L. Player of the Week for the period of Aug. 3-9...Batted .480 (12/25) with seven runs scored, a double, triple, four home runs, nine RBI and two walks in six games. 1997 Completed fifth full major league season with Angels, batting .296 (172/582) with 95 runs scored, 28 doubles, one triple, 33 home runs, 129 RBI and 95 walks in 157 games...Recipient of Owner's Trophy as team MVP (as voted by teammates)...Marked third such honor (1993 & 1995), tying Jim Fregosi for second most in club history...Bobby Knoop won award four times as Angel...Finished seventh in A.L. MVP voting, totaling 84 points, including one second place and one third place vote...Established career highs in at-bats, RBI, sacrifice flies (11), strikeouts (142) and stolen bases (9)...RBI total ranks second best in club history (Don Baylor-139 in 1979)...Finished season with 708 games played in outfield, most by an Angel in club history...Set record Sept. 21 at Texas, surpassing 702 by Brian Downing...Became first Angel in club history to post four seasons with 30-or-more home runs (31-1993, 34-1995 & 30-1996) or two campaigns with 300-or-more total bases (319-1995)...Also became second Angel to record 100-or-more RBI (Salmon, 105 in 1995 & Wally Joyner, 100 in 1986 & 117 in 1987) in two seasons and 90-or-more walks (Salmon, 91 in 1995 & 93 in 1996 & Albie Pearson, 96 in 1961, 95 in 1962 & 92 in 1963) in three seasons...Collected an RBI every 4.5 at-bats, fifth best in A.L...Registered third career grand slam, April 4 vs. Cleveland...HR was game-winning 11th inning grand slam off Paul Shuey...Connected for 150th career home run, Sept. 8 at Toronto and drove in 500th career RBI, Sept. 25 vs. Texas on two-run home run...Became quickest player to reach 500 RBI in club history...Named A.L. Player of the Month for July, batting .390 (39/100) with 19 runs scored, six doubles, seven home runs, 32 RBI and 17 walks in 27 games...Hit safely in 23 of 27 games, posting 12 multiple-hit games (two 3-hit & one 4-hit) and nine multi-RBI contests (four 3-RBI)...Marked first such honor in career...Was ejected by home plate umpire Mike Everitt following strikeout in 12th inning, Sept. 7 against Detroit...Marked first ejection of career...Appeared in 153 games (all starts) in outfield, posting .971 fielding percentage...Totaled team high 15 outfield assists and was involved in five double plays. 1996 Completed fourth full major league season with Angels, batting .286 (166/581) with 90 runs scored, 27 doubles, four triples, 30 home runs and 98 RBI in 156 games...Became first player in Angels' history to post 30-or-more home runs in three different seasons (31 in 1993 & 34 in 1995)...Led club in games, runs scored, total bases (291), triples (tied), home runs, RBI, walks (93), strikeouts (125) and slugging percentage (.501)...Set club record for home runs in any month (13-June)...Home run June 4 in Minnesota was career hit No. 500...100th career home run came June 5 at Minnesota (Scott Aldred)...153 outfield appearances ranked first in league...Ranked tied for third in A.L. with 13 outfield assists. 1995 Completed third full major league season with .330 (177/537) average, 111 runs scored, 34 doubles, three triples, 34 home runs and 105 RBI in 143 games for Angels...Average ranked third in A.L...Received second Owner's Trophy (1993 with Mark Langston) as club's most valuable player (selected by teammates)...Became first Angel in club history to post .300 average with 30 home runs and 100 runs scored and RBI...Established career bests in average, runs, hits and home runs...330 average is best by right-hander in club history...Posted three two-HR games, June 27 at Texas, Aug. 4 vs. Texas and Aug. 9 at Kansas City...Registered second career grand slam, May 29 vs. Baltimore (Mike Mussina)...Struck out four times (three called) and finished 0-for-4 in one-game division playoff, Oct. 2 in Seattle. 1994 Finished Angels' sophomore season batting .287 (107/373) with 23 home runs and 70 RBI...Collected two home runs in a game four times (2 - May 6 vs. Oakland, May 13 at Seattle, July 1 at Baltimore & Aug. 6 vs. Chicago)...Set personal-game bests in hits and RBI (5 - May 13 at Seattle & June 13 at Kansas City)...Belted 50th career home run, July 1 at Baltimore, in 245th contest of career...Was Opening Day starting right fielder, becoming first Angel to start at position in consecutive season openers since Dan Ford (1980-81)...Tied A.L. record, May 10-11 & 13, for most hits in three consecutive games with 13 (13-for-15)...Other two A.L. players to accomplish feat were Joe Cronin, Washington, June 19, 21-22, 1933 and Walt Dropo, Detroit, July 14-15 (2G), 1952...M.L. record is 15 set by Cal McVey, Chicago (NL), July 20, 22, 25, 1876...Named A.L. Player of the Week for period of May 9-15...Batted .593 (16/27) with five home runs, 13 RBI, 35 total bases, 1.296 slugging percentage and .645 on-base percentage...Collected home runs in four consecutive contests (five total), May 11-15, matching career best set Aug. 16-19, 1993 (five total), one shy of club record set by Bobby Bonds, Aug. 2-7, 1977...Placed on disabled list, July 26 (retroactive to July 18), with strained right hamstring... Activated Aug. 3...Marked first D.L. stint of career. 1993 Named BBWAA American League Rookie of the Year...Represents only Angel honored in club history...Selected co-winner of Owner's Trophy with Mark Langston...Finished campaign hitting .283 (146/515) in 142 games with 31 home runs, 95 RBI, 35 doubles, 82 base on balls and 93 runs scored...In the process, established club rookie single-season record for doubles, home runs, extra-base hits (67) and walks...Of his 95 RBI, 33 tied game or put Angels ahead...14 of his home runs fell into that category, 12 of which gave Angels lead...Was fourth player in club history to hit 30-or-more home runs in first season with Angels: Reggie Jackson - 39 in 1982, Doug DeCinces - 30 in 1982 and Frank Robinson - 30 in 1973...Became 19th rookie in major league history to reach 30 home run level...Rookie of the Year Award made him fourth Baseball America Minor League "Player of the Year" recipient to be honored following year, joining Ron Kittle (1982-83), Dwight Gooden (1983-84) and Sandy Alomar, Jr. (1989-90)...Last at-bat of season was grand slam against Seattle's Tim Leary, Sept. 15...Finished season with nine hits in final 18 at-bats...Season ended same night when he charged line drive off bat of designated-hitter Larry Sheets in fifth inning...Sustained broken ring finger on left hand...Underwent surgery, Sept. 21 at Centinela Hospital in Inglewood, CA by Dr. Norman Zemel...At same time, had surgery on top of right foot to relieve pressure from pinched nerve...Among American League rookies, led in plate appearances (610); games (142); runs (93); extra-base hits (67); doubles (35); home runs (31); RBI (95); sacrifice flies (8) and walks (82)...Homered twice in game, July 27 vs. Oakland and again, Aug. 18 against Detroit and former Athletic Mike Moore...Homered in four straight games, Aug. 16-19, one shy of club record...Was removed from game of June 8 during first inning in Toronto after being struck by broken bat of Stan Javier...Was struck while standing in on-deck circle and received multiple abrasions on left elbow. 1992 At Edmonton was selected by Baseball America and The Sporting News as Minor League "Player of the Year"...Also named Pacific Coast League's "Most Valuable Player" and to Topps Class-AAA All-Star Squad...Led PCL with 29 home runs, 105 RBI, 275 total bases, .469 on-base percentage, .672 slugging percentage, 71 extra-base hits and tied for top honors with Wayne Kirby of Colorado with 101 runs...Finished second in circuit with .347 average (Troy Neel of Tacoma led at .351) and second in walks with 91 behind Vancouver's Chris Cron (94)...His 38 doubles ranked third...Led all PCL outfielders with .992 fielding percentage - (231 PO, 14 A, 2 E)...Selected by California's minor league coaching staff and player development staff as 1992 winner of Kenny Myers Award for most outstanding position player...Recalled from Edmonton, Aug. 20 and made major league debut with California following night in Yankee Stadium... Was 0-for-4, but collected first hit Aug. 22 with single against Melido Perez...First home run also came against Yankees, Aug. 23, a solo home run against Scott Sanderson...Missed eight games from Sept. 6-15 with soreness in left wrist...Pinch-ran Sept. 16, but did not bat again until Sept. 22...With only three hits in final 34 at-bats, manager Buck Rodgers sat Salmon down after Sept. 29 game...The following day, a cast was placed on wrist for further protection...Second home run of major league career came in dramatic fashion, a two-out, 15th-inning home run against Derek Lilliquist at home, Sept. 2. 1991 Played full season with double-A Midland, hitting .245 with 23 home runs and 94 RBI...Finished with 16 outfield assists in 130 games....Led Texas League in walks (89), tied for second in games (131), o, nished third in home runs, tied for fourth in extra-base hits (53) and ranked fifth in runs (100). 1990 Split time between single-A Palm Springs and double-A Midland...Hit .288 for Palm Springs with two home runs, 21 RBI and 11 steals in 36 games before earning promotion to Midland...Hit .268 in 27 games with three home runs and 16 RBI at Midland. 1989 Made professional debut at Bend after selection in 3rd round of June draft...Led club with five triples (all others combined for 10).