Bucky Dent

Russell Earl "Bucky" Dent (born Russell Earl O'Dey; November 25, 1951), is a former American Major League Baseball player and manager. He earned two World Series rings as the starting shortstop for the New York Yankees in 1977 and 1978, and was voted the World Series MVP in 1978. Dent is most famous for his home run in a tie-breaker game against the Boston Red Sox at the end of the 1978 season.

Bucky Dent
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Filmography

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Selected Bucky Dent film and TV show credits.

Acting Credits

2009
Prime 9 (TV Show)
Himself

2004
2004 World Series (TV Show)
Himself

2003
Himself

2002
Himself - Guest

1990
Himself - New York Yankees Manager

1981
Himself - AL Shortstop

1980
Himself - AL Shortstop

1979
Kyle Jessop

1978
Himself - New York Yankees Shortstop

1977
1977 World Series (TV Show)
Himself - New York Yankees Shortstop

1975
Himself - AL Shortstop

Self

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Batting Stats

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Major League batting statistics for Bucky Dent.
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1973 CHW 40 117 17 29 2 0 0 10 2 10 18 0.248 0.308 0.265
1974 CHW 154 496 55 136 15 3 5 45 3 28 48 0.274 0.316 0.347
1975 CHW 157 602 52 159 29 4 3 58 2 36 48 0.264 0.301 0.341
1976 CHW 158 562 44 138 18 4 2 52 3 43 45 0.246 0.300 0.302
1977 NYY 158 477 54 118 18 4 8 49 1 39 28 0.247 0.300 0.352
1978 NYY 123 379 40 92 11 1 5 40 3 23 24 0.243 0.286 0.317
1979 NYY 141 431 47 99 14 2 2 32 0 37 30 0.230 0.287 0.285
1980 NYY 141 489 57 128 26 2 5 52 0 48 37 0.262 0.327 0.354
1981 NYY 73 227 20 54 11 0 7 27 0 19 17 0.238 0.300 0.379
1982 NYY 59 160 11 27 1 1 0 9 0 8 11 0.169 0.207 0.188
1982 TEX 46 146 16 32 9 0 1 14 0 13 10 0.219 0.280 0.301
1983 TEX 131 417 36 99 15 2 2 34 3 23 31 0.237 0.278 0.297
1984 KCR 11 9 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0.333 0.400 0.333
Career 1392 4512 451 1114 169 23 40 423 17 328 349 - - -

Fielding Stats

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Major League fielding statistics for Bucky Dent.
Year Team G GS Inn PO A E DP Fld%
1973 CHW 40 35 306 55 134 7 23 0.964
1974 CHW 154 153 1,325 251 499 22 108 0.972
1975 CHW 157 157 1,408 279 543 16 105 0.981
1976 CHW 158 154 1,373 279 468 18 96 0.976
1977 NYY 158 153 1,317 250 434 18 90 0.974
1978 NYY 123 120 1,010 178 341 10 57 0.981
1979 NYY 141 136 1,187 219 512 17 107 0.977
1980 NYY 141 141 1,248 224 489 13 77 0.982
1981 NYY 73 73 632 104 217 10 49 0.970
1982 NYY 58 50 444 74 177 10 27 0.962
1982 TEX 45 44 387 55 146 4 30 0.980
1983 TEX 129 125 1,100 150 369 11 71 0.979
1984 KCR 11 3 37 4 6 0 0 1.000
Career 1388 1344 - 2122 4335 156 840 -




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