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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG TAv WARP
19 10550 .328 .393 .429 .301 72.1
Birth Date10-1-1945
Height6' 0"
Weight170 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
1967 MIN 21 137 561 514 66 150 22 7 8 210 37 91 2 1 7 51 5 9 .292 .341 .409 .279 13.9 7.0 2.4
1968 MIN 22 127 492 461 46 126 27 2 1 160 26 71 1 2 2 42 12 4 .273 .312 .347 .260 10.4 -1.2 1.2
1969 MIN 23 123 504 458 79 152 30 4 8 214 37 72 3 0 6 56 19 8 .332 .386 .467 .316 46.9 5.2 5.7
1970 MIN 24 51 204 191 27 70 12 3 4 100 11 28 2 0 0 28 4 6 .366 .407 .524 .332 15.7 4.3 2.1
1971 MIN 25 147 632 577 88 177 16 10 2 219 45 81 1 3 6 48 6 7 .307 .356 .380 .274 27.7 -7.6 2.3
1972 MIN 26 142 591 535 61 170 21 6 0 203 43 60 2 2 9 51 12 6 .318 .369 .379 .283 24.3 -1.9 2.7
1973 MIN 27 149 657 580 98 203 30 11 6 273 62 55 2 6 7 62 41 16 .350 .411 .471 .312 54.2 3.8 6.3
1974 MIN 28 153 690 599 86 218 30 5 3 267 74 49 1 3 13 55 38 16 .364 .433 .446 .320 57.5 2.1 6.5
1975 MIN 29 143 617 535 89 192 24 4 14 266 64 40 1 10 7 80 35 9 .359 .421 .497 .328 62.4 -3.0 6.4
1976 MIN 30 156 687 605 97 200 29 12 9 280 67 52 1 6 8 90 49 22 .331 .395 .463 .318 45.4 14.0 6.6
1977 MIN 31 155 694 616 128 239 38 16 14 351 69 55 3 5 1 100 23 13 .388 .449 .570 .349 76.3 7.8 8.7
1978 MIN 32 152 651 564 85 188 26 10 5 249 78 62 1 6 2 70 27 7 .333 .411 .441 .307 43.6 0.8 4.9
1979 CAL 33 110 493 409 78 130 15 3 3 160 73 46 0 3 8 44 18 8 .318 .419 .391 .300 26.1 -7.5 1.9
1980 CAL 34 144 612 540 74 179 34 7 3 236 59 38 1 3 9 59 23 15 .331 .396 .437 .300 28.6 -1.1 2.9
1981 CAL 35 93 421 364 57 111 17 1 2 136 45 45 0 2 10 21 16 9 .305 .380 .374 .296 23.1 5.5 3.2
1982 CAL 36 138 612 523 88 167 25 5 3 211 67 49 2 4 16 44 10 17 .319 .396 .403 .293 29.2 17.2 4.9
1983 CAL 37 129 536 472 66 160 24 2 2 194 57 48 1 3 3 44 6 7 .339 .409 .411 .294 21.0 -6.9 1.5
1984 CAL 38 93 378 329 42 97 8 1 3 116 40 39 0 4 5 31 4 3 .295 .367 .353 .270 7.5 2.7 1.1
1985 CAL 39 127 518 443 69 124 17 3 2 153 64 47 1 1 9 39 5 5 .280 .371 .345 .267 16.8 -9.9 0.7
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Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
1967 MIN MLB 137 561 .279 .234 .299 .355 .257 .341 103 9.2 13.5 -0.6 7.0 -4.3 13.9 2.4 13.9 2.4
1968 MIN MLB 127 492 .260 .231 .294 .342 .259 .320 98 0.2 10.8 -0.4 -1.2 1.2 10.4 1.2 10.4 1.2
1969 MIN MLB 123 504 .316 .251 .320 .379 .264 .381 100 26.7 12.9 -0.6 5.2 5.7 46.9 5.7 46.9 5.7
1970 MIN MLB 51 204 .332 .248 .320 .378 .259 .415 101 14.7 5.5 -0.3 4.3 -4.4 15.7 2.1 15.7 2.1
1971 MIN MLB 147 632 .274 .245 .309 .359 .257 .352 102 8.1 15.6 -0.7 -7.6 4.7 27.7 2.3 27.7 2.3
1972 MIN MLB 142 591 .283 .241 .304 .345 .254 .356 103 11.9 13.9 -0.6 -1.9 -0.3 24.3 2.7 24.3 2.7
1973 MIN MLB 149 657 .312 .262 .328 .387 .265 .375 104 33.9 17.4 -0.8 3.8 4.6 54.2 6.3 54.2 6.3
1974 MIN MLB 153 690 .320 .259 .321 .371 .260 .391 104 39.9 17.9 -0.8 2.1 -0.3 57.5 6.5 57.5 6.5
1975 MIN MLB 143 617 .328 .261 .327 .380 .263 .363 104 41.5 16.2 -1.8 -3.0 6.4 62.4 6.4 62.4 6.4
1976 MIN MLB 156 687 .318 .255 .314 .358 .259 .347 103 37.8 17.3 -10.9 14.0 0.1 45.4 6.6 45.4 6.6
1977 MIN MLB 155 694 .349 .268 .330 .404 .264 .408 102 63.8 19.4 -12.3 7.8 1.3 76.3 8.7 76.3 8.7
1978 MIN MLB 152 651 .307 .262 .323 .386 .265 .364 100 29.5 16.9 -10.6 0.8 4.3 43.6 4.9 43.6 4.9
1979 CAL MLB 110 493 .300 .272 .331 .414 .266 .350 97 20.5 13.8 -8.8 -7.5 3.2 26.1 1.9 26.1 1.9
1980 CAL MLB 144 612 .300 .267 .325 .396 .263 .351 99 24.5 16.5 -10.4 -1.1 -1.8 28.6 2.9 28.6 2.9
1981 CAL MLB 93 421 .296 .255 .317 .373 .261 .342 98 14.4 10.6 -6.8 5.5 4.1 23.1 3.2 23.1 3.2
1982 CAL MLB 138 612 .293 .266 .329 .404 .268 .345 100 20.3 16.5 -10.5 17.2 0.3 29.2 4.9 29.2 4.9
1983 CAL MLB 129 536 .294 .265 .324 .401 .263 .372 101 18.3 14.6 -9 -6.9 -1.5 21.0 1.5 21.0 1.5
1984 CAL MLB 93 378 .270 .264 .326 .395 .265 .323 95 3.9 10.1 -6.3 2.7 0.7 7.5 1.1 7.5 1.1
1985 CAL MLB 127 518 .267 .263 .328 .407 .268 .309 96 3.8 14.1 -8.8 -9.9 5.1 16.8 0.7 16.8 0.7

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
1967 MIN MLB 561 66 150 22 7 8 51 37 91 5 9 .292 .341 .409 .117 .279 13.9 7.0 2.4
1968 MIN MLB 492 46 126 27 2 1 42 26 71 12 4 .273 .312 .347 .074 .260 10.4 -1.2 1.2
1969 MIN MLB 504 79 152 30 4 8 56 37 72 19 8 .332 .386 .467 .135 .316 46.9 5.2 5.7
1970 MIN MLB 204 27 70 12 3 4 28 11 28 4 6 .366 .407 .524 .157 .332 15.7 4.3 2.1
1971 MIN MLB 632 88 177 16 10 2 48 45 81 6 7 .307 .356 .380 .073 .274 27.7 -7.6 2.3
1972 MIN MLB 591 61 170 21 6 0 51 43 60 12 6 .318 .369 .379 .062 .283 24.3 -1.9 2.7
1973 MIN MLB 657 98 203 30 11 6 62 62 55 41 16 .350 .411 .471 .121 .312 54.2 3.8 6.3
1974 MIN MLB 690 86 218 30 5 3 55 74 49 38 16 .364 .433 .446 .082 .320 57.5 2.1 6.5
1975 MIN MLB 617 89 192 24 4 14 80 64 40 35 9 .359 .421 .497 .138 .328 62.4 -3.0 6.4
1976 MIN MLB 687 97 200 29 12 9 90 67 52 49 22 .331 .395 .463 .132 .318 45.4 14.0 6.6
1977 MIN MLB 694 128 239 38 16 14 100 69 55 23 13 .388 .449 .570 .182 .349 76.3 7.8 8.7
1978 MIN MLB 651 85 188 26 10 5 70 78 62 27 7 .333 .411 .441 .108 .307 43.6 0.8 4.9
1979 CAL MLB 493 78 130 15 3 3 44 73 46 18 8 .318 .419 .391 .073 .300 26.1 -7.5 1.9
1980 CAL MLB 612 74 179 34 7 3 59 59 38 23 15 .331 .396 .437 .106 .300 28.6 -1.1 2.9
1981 CAL MLB 421 57 111 17 1 2 21 45 45 16 9 .305 .380 .374 .069 .296 23.1 5.5 3.2
1982 CAL MLB 612 88 167 25 5 3 44 67 49 10 17 .319 .396 .403 .084 .293 29.2 17.2 4.9
1983 CAL MLB 536 66 160 24 2 2 44 57 48 6 7 .339 .409 .411 .072 .294 21.0 -6.9 1.5
1984 CAL MLB 378 42 97 8 1 3 31 40 39 4 3 .295 .367 .353 .058 .270 7.5 2.7 1.1
1985 CAL MLB 518 69 124 17 3 2 39 64 47 5 5 .280 .371 .345 .065 .267 16.8 -9.9 0.7

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
1985-05-20 1985-06-11 22 19 Left Foot Recovery From Fracture - -
1985-05-03 1985-05-10 DTD 7 5 Left Foot Fracture - -
1984-08-08 1984-09-01 24 22 - Neck Nerve Injury - -
1979-06-02 1979-07-21 49 45 Right Thumb Sprain - -
1970-06-23 1970-09-22 91 92 Right Knee Surgery MCL and Meniscus 1970-06-24 -

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The Week in Quotes: February 24-March 3Nick Bacarella2014-03-04
The Week in Quotes: February 24-March 3Chris Mosch2014-03-04
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Wezen-Ball: Jackie Robinson Talks Sacrifices in "Boys' Life"Larry Granillo2013-04-15
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Perfect Game Presents: 2013 Rookie of the Year CandidatesDavid Rawnsley2013-03-29
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The BP Wayback Machine: Firing Up the Wayback MachineKevin Goldstein2012-12-28
Pebble Hunting: A Hall of Fame Brochure for Ryan KleskoSam Miller2012-12-03
The Lineup Card: 9 Off-Season Moves That Excited Us Most as KidsBaseball Prospectus2012-11-28
Baseball ProGUESTus: What Mainstream Baseball Analysis Looked Like in 1984Chad Finn2012-11-27
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This article requires BP Premium accessWestern Front: Tres CompaƱerosGeoff Young2012-06-05
Inside The Park Blog: Big 3s: The Complete ListBradford Doolittle2012-05-24
Wezen-Ball: Covering an All-Star TeamLarry Granillo2012-05-10
The Lineup Card: 12 Favorite Batting StancesBaseball Prospectus2012-04-25
The Lineup Card: 10 Favorite Player/Executive AttributesBaseball Prospectus2012-04-18
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Pebble Hunting: Can I Interest You in a Juan Gonzalez Hall of Fame Brochure?Sam Miller2011-11-22
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Prospectus Q&A: Mark TrumboDavid Laurila2011-05-06
Prospectus Q&A: Bill Monbouquette, Part TwoDavid Laurila2011-02-01
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