The Jim Dwyer Award goes to players who appeared in at least 49 games (30% of a season) but less than 106 games (65% of a season).
The lists excludes pitchers.
49-106 Games Every Season 2008-2012
Top 10 Most Recent Leaders
All-time leaders 49-106 games in a season
(a lot of catchers in there)
Nine to Know About Jim Dwyer
- Jim Dwyer played the outfield, first base, and was a pinch-hitter for 18 big league seasons, from 1973 to 1990.
- He appeared in a total of 1328 games and was a lifetime .260 hitter for the Orioles, Cardinals, Red Sox, Twins, Expos, Mets, and Giants.
- The lefty hit 77 homers, drove home 349 runs and stole 26 bases.
- He walked 402 times and struck out 402 times.
- Remarkably, Dwyer played parts of every season from 1973 to 1990, never exceeding 107 games and never fewer than 13 games.
- The season that he played in 107 games was 1978 when he played 34 games for the Cardinals and 73 games for the Giants.
- In 1989, he played 101 games: 88 for the Twins, 12 for the Expos.
- In 1983, he played 100 games and in 1985, he played 101 games, both for the Orioles, the only times he reached the century mark for one team in one season.
- In his career, Dwyer entered 523 games as a pinch-hitter, ending up with 12o hits.
Dwyer is beginning his eighth season as coach for the Ft. Myers Miracle in the Twins organization, presumably teaching players how to have long careers and about life on the bench.