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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
18 7812 .274 .338 .480 123 43.1
Birth Date12-1-1948
Height6' 1"
Weight180 lbs
Age71 years, 1 months, 27 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP
1969 SFN 20 9 5 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .400 .400 .400 74 -0.1 0.2 0.2 0.0
1970 SFN 21 9 21 6 1 1 1 2 5 0 0 0 .316 .381 .632 89 -0.1 -0.2 -1.0 -0.1
1971 CIN 22 104 402 86 18 4 10 23 93 7 7 6 .234 .289 .386 85 -3.6 -3.0 7.1 1.3
1971 SFN 22 36 112 28 5 0 3 6 27 0 0 1 .267 .304 .400 84 -1.0 -0.2 -1.2 0.0
1972 CIN 23 59 152 29 4 1 2 5 44 1 2 1 .200 .230 .283 55 -6.2 0.0 -1.5 -0.6
1973 CIN 24 17 43 11 3 0 4 4 7 0 0 1 .282 .349 .667 136 2.0 -0.6 1.0 0.4
1974 CIN 25 106 314 73 18 0 7 30 52 4 3 2 .264 .343 .406 108 4.5 -0.7 -3.9 0.8
1975 CIN 26 134 511 139 24 4 23 40 73 3 2 1 .300 .356 .518 126 18.1 -1.4 16.6 4.8
1976 CIN 27 144 627 172 21 9 29 52 89 4 17 3 .306 .364 .530 147 34.6 2.7 8.0 6.5
1977 CIN 28 158 689 197 31 2 52 61 107 5 6 4 .320 .382 .631 164 55.7 -1.8 15.4 8.8
1978 CIN 29 158 687 170 26 7 40 70 138 7 4 4 .281 .360 .546 145 36.6 -0.3 5.9 6.2
1979 CIN 30 121 505 133 18 3 30 59 105 3 0 2 .302 .386 .561 157 36.1 -1.7 -0.6 4.6
1980 CIN 31 144 608 144 21 5 25 75 99 1 1 0 .273 .362 .473 129 21.9 -2.5 -1.4 3.2
1981 CIN 32 108 472 122 23 2 22 51 75 3 4 0 .295 .373 .519 146 21.8 -2.2 -4.0 2.8
1982 NYN 33 151 608 136 23 2 13 50 123 2 1 1 .247 .309 .367 92 -4.6 -2.1 -0.3 0.6
1983 NYN 34 157 647 145 19 2 28 38 111 4 1 1 .241 .289 .419 103 2.8 -2.7 -1.5 1.3
1984 NYN 35 146 595 149 22 1 24 30 122 6 2 2 .269 .311 .443 103 3.8 1.7 -3.2 1.6
1985 NYN 36 129 504 119 24 1 21 46 87 2 0 1 .263 .331 .460 117 11.7 -1.6 -13.3 0.8
1986 CHA 37 15 54 11 0 2 1 3 8 0 0 0 .216 .259 .353 103 0.3 -0.2 0.9 0.2
1986 NYN 37 72 256 53 6 1 13 21 53 0 1 1 .227 .289 .429 101 0.7 0.1 -5.8 0.1
Career197778121925307473486661419525131.274.338.480123234.8-16.617.443.1

Statistics for All Levels

'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 LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
1969 SFN MLB NL 9 5 .269 .342 .372 .500 94 0.3 0.1 0 74 14 0.2 0.2 -0.1 0.0
1970 SFN MLB NL 9 21 .257 .324 .414 .385 99 2.1 0.6 -0.1 89 22 -1.0 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1
1971 CIN MLB NL 104 402 .252 .312 .367 .284 97 -4.9 9.9 0.8 85 13 7.1 -3.0 -3.6 1.3
1971 SFN MLB NL 36 112 .257 .317 .371 .329 101 0 2.8 -0.7 84 13 -1.2 -0.2 -1.0 0.0
1972 CIN MLB NL 59 152 .248 .316 .364 .270 94 -7.3 3.6 -1.1 55 13 -1.5 0.0 -6.2 -0.6
1973 CIN MLB NL 17 43 .253 .316 .376 .250 99 4.7 1.1 0 136 28 1.0 -0.6 2.0 0.4
1974 CIN MLB NL 106 314 .257 .322 .367 .301 100 6.5 8.1 -1 108 9 -3.9 -0.7 4.5 0.8
1975 CIN MLB NL 134 511 .256 .324 .366 .312 102 20.7 13.4 -2.2 126 11 16.6 -1.4 18.1 4.8
1976 CIN MLB NL 144 627 .255 .317 .359 .316 104 36.8 15.8 -2.9 147 8 8.0 2.7 34.6 6.5
1977 CIN MLB NL 158 689 .261 .324 .395 .313 104 54 19.3 -3.4 164 11 15.4 -1.8 55.7 8.8
1978 CIN MLB NL 158 687 .252 .315 .368 .301 104 33.6 17.9 -4 145 11 5.9 -0.3 36.6 6.2
1979 CIN MLB NL 121 505 .262 .323 .389 .334 101 34.1 14.1 -3.3 157 12 -0.6 -1.7 36.1 4.6
1980 CIN MLB NL 144 608 .260 .315 .371 .292 102 20.7 16.3 -3.9 129 9 -1.4 -2.5 21.9 3.2
1981 CIN MLB NL 108 472 .258 .317 .365 .312 99 30.5 11.9 -2.8 146 12 -4.0 -2.2 21.8 2.8
1982 NYN MLB NL 151 608 .257 .315 .373 .293 100 -9.7 16.4 -3.8 92 9 -0.3 -2.1 -4.6 0.6
1983 NYN MLB NL 157 647 .254 .315 .373 .251 97 -2.4 17.6 -4.1 103 9 -1.5 -2.7 2.8 1.3
1984 NYN MLB NL 146 595 .254 .313 .367 .303 95 6 15.9 -3.7 103 12 -3.2 1.7 3.8 1.6
1985 NYN MLB NL 129 504 .254 .317 .377 .282 92 15.4 13.7 -3.2 117 11 -13.3 -1.6 11.7 0.8
1986 CHA MLB AL 15 54 .260 .324 .393 .238 98 -2.6 1.5 -0.4 103 11 0.9 -0.2 0.3 0.2
1986 NYN MLB NL 72 256 .256 .319 .390 .237 96 3.2 7.1 -1.6 101 10 -5.8 0.1 0.7 0.1

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team lvl LG PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
1969 SFN MLB NL 5 5 1 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 .400 .400 .400 .000 0 0
1970 SFN MLB NL 21 19 2 6 1 1 1 12 4 2 5 0 0 .316 .381 .632 .316 0 0
1971 CIN MLB NL 402 368 39 86 18 4 10 142 50 23 93 7 6 .234 .289 .386 .152 3 1
1971 SFN MLB NL 112 105 11 28 5 0 3 42 8 6 27 0 1 .267 .304 .400 .133 1 0
1972 CIN MLB NL 152 145 15 29 4 1 2 41 12 5 44 2 1 .200 .230 .283 .083 1 0
1973 CIN MLB NL 43 39 6 11 3 0 4 26 9 4 7 0 1 .282 .349 .667 .385 0 0
1974 CIN MLB NL 314 276 31 73 18 0 7 112 41 30 52 3 2 .264 .343 .406 .141 2 2
1975 CIN MLB NL 511 463 71 139 24 4 23 240 78 40 73 2 1 .300 .356 .518 .218 5 0
1976 CIN MLB NL 627 562 86 172 21 9 29 298 121 52 89 17 3 .306 .364 .530 .224 9 0
1977 CIN MLB NL 689 615 124 197 31 2 52 388 149 61 107 6 4 .320 .382 .631 .311 8 0
1978 CIN MLB NL 687 604 97 170 26 7 40 330 120 70 138 4 4 .281 .360 .546 .265 6 0
1979 CIN MLB NL 505 440 68 133 18 3 30 247 98 59 105 0 2 .302 .386 .561 .259 3 0
1980 CIN MLB NL 608 528 79 144 21 5 25 250 93 75 99 1 0 .273 .362 .473 .201 4 0
1981 CIN MLB NL 472 414 64 122 23 2 22 215 90 51 75 4 0 .295 .373 .519 .225 4 0
1982 NYN MLB NL 608 550 64 136 23 2 13 202 70 50 123 1 1 .247 .309 .367 .120 6 0
1983 NYN MLB NL 647 601 74 145 19 2 28 252 90 38 111 1 1 .241 .289 .419 .178 4 0
1984 NYN MLB NL 595 553 67 149 22 1 24 245 86 30 122 2 2 .269 .311 .443 .174 6 0
1985 NYN MLB NL 504 452 57 119 24 1 21 208 77 46 87 0 1 .263 .331 .460 .197 4 0
1986 NYN MLB NL 256 233 28 53 6 1 13 100 38 21 53 1 1 .227 .289 .429 .202 2 0
1986 CHA MLB AL 54 51 2 11 0 2 1 18 4 3 8 0 0 .216 .259 .353 .137 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
1979-07-16 1979-08-12 27 24 Right Groin Strain Adductors - -

Compensation

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2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ VORP FRAA WARP
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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2008-06-26 13:00:00 (link to chat)Jason Heyward will be in the majors by? and who does he remind you of?
(Mike from Atlanta)
Mid 2009. Bigger, left-handed George Foster? Too much of a stretch? (Dayn Perry)


BP Roundtables

DateRoundtable NameComment
2010-10-06 10:00:002010 Playoffs Day OneI suppose this is where a George Foster reference would have been appropriate. (Christina Kahrl)
2010-10-06 10:00:002010 Playoffs Day OneUh oh, a leadoff walk off Feliz! Cue the predictions of closers whose careers "ended" because of post-season mishaps. George Foster! Byung-Hyun Kim! Brad Lidge! Oh, wait... (Christina Kahrl)