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Cecil CooperTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1968-1987 MLB Years: 1971-1987
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Drafted

Positions1B-1478, DH-373Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameCecil Celester Cooper
Height6-2Weight190BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateSeptember 20,1949 [69.084]PlaceBrenham,Texas
High SchoolBrenham (Brenham,TX)
CollegeBlinn College (Brenham,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 6th round (128th overall) of the 1968 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 8,1971 [21.353]
OrganizationsMIL [11] BOS [9] Awards12Awards Voting6-538
TBC Player ID10168Retrosheet IDcoopc001MLBAM ID112651
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed60Power77Contact66XBH69RBIs78Runs67Hitting83Durability52Team.528Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1968JamestownNYPLA--18268416386006000000000.452.452.524.97644684.452.072.071.4420.000.000.000.000.0015.79
1969GreenvilleWcarA-19622122763122118000000000.297.297.387.6848215212.294.090.090.3070.000.000.000.47212.0023.81
1970DanvilleMidwA-2011442086141168339000000000.336.336.433.76918227420.331.097.098.3420.000.000.000.71140.0019.15
1971Winston-SalemCaroA+-2142153315863626000000000.379.379.575.9548815153.354.196.196.4290.000.000.003.9225.5025.86
1971PawtucketEastAA-2198367551262121060000000000.343.343.493.83618133367.325.150.150.3770.000.000.002.7236.7026.19
1971Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         140520861842751686000000000.354.354.517.87126948520.333.163.163.3920.000.000.003.0832.5026.09
1971Boston Red SoxALMLBbos171b2114429134103105410110.310.388.452.84019549.333.142.286.37110.208.160.800.000.0038.46
1972LouisvilleILAAA-22134515861623191078000000000.315.315.468.78324150515.301.153.153.3530.000.000.001.9451.5030.86
1972Boston Red SoxALMLBbos171b-1b221217041002002500010.235.316.294.6105119.333.059.176.26510.5326.322.500.000.0025.00
1973PawtucketILAAA-23128450681322711577000000000.293.293.458.75120643450.269.165.164.3350.000.000.003.3330.0032.58
1973Boston Red SoxALMLBbos171b23301011224203111271200111.238.284.347.631355109.241.109.168.2856.4211.011.712.7533.6720.83
1974Boston Red SoxALMLBbos171b-dh241214145511424184325327415233.275.327.396.72316433454.317.121.191.3307.0516.302.311.7651.7528.95
1975Boston Red SoxALMLBbos17dh-1b251063054995176144414193333363.311.355.544.89916637333.310.233.285.3965.719.911.744.2021.7938.95
1976Boston Red SoxALMLBbos15,171b-dh2612345166127226157871166219663.282.304.457.76120643483.295.175.224.3403.3112.843.883.1130.0733.86
1977Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil151b2716064386193317207813828110017413.300.326.463.78929858679.333.163.215.3434.1216.203.932.9532.1530.05
1978Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil151b2810740760127232135434327205435.312.359.474.83319338448.350.162.238.3727.1416.072.252.9031.3129.92
1979Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil151b29150590831824412410615356770681014.308.364.508.87230069660.318.200.315.3788.4811.671.383.6424.5837.91
1980Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil151b30153622962193342512217639422781516.352.387.539.92633562678.345.187.267.4035.756.191.083.6924.8828.31
1981Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil151b31106416701333511260542830315216.320.363.495.85820648453.319.175.245.3856.186.621.072.6534.6736.09
1982Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil151b321556541042053833212123325304674.313.342.528.87034573696.301.215.261.3784.607.611.664.6020.4435.61
1983Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil151b3316066110620337330126213763138717.307.341.508.84933670710.300.201.259.3705.218.871.704.2322.0334.48
1984Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil151b34148603631662831167822759203612.275.307.386.69323342635.289.111.166.3084.259.292.191.7354.8225.30
1985Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil151b3515463182185398169910330772110324.293.322.456.77828863674.308.163.222.3394.4511.422.572.3739.4434.05
1986Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil151b36134542461402411275124187114215.258.310.373.68320237589.286.115.188.3056.9614.772.122.0445.1726.43
1987Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil15dh3763250256213063611175100324.248.293.372.6659319270.286.124.192.2896.3018.893.002.2241.6730.65
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter1896734910122192415472411125894944891117467979150.298.337.466.80334247037939.311.168.234.0005.6411.472.033.0430.4932.07
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter60422013697201192545304000000000.327.327.465.79210241892201.313.138.138.0000.000.000.002.0448.9126.25
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter262965154294581025155000000000.305.305.463.76844793965.286.158.159.0000.000.000.002.5938.6031.63
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter98367551262121060000000000.343.343.493.83618133367.325.150.150.0000.000.000.002.7236.7026.19
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter42153315863626000000000.379.379.575.9548815153.354.196.196.0000.000.000.003.9225.5025.86
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1766321132042810457000000000.323.323.418.74126442632.318.095.095.0000.000.000.000.63158.0020.59
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter268416386006000000000.452.452.524.97644684.452.072.071.0000.000.000.000.000.0015.79
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter14906019821181534533201944773736772111296661140.302.339.470.80928295796492.313.168.236.0005.6511.111.963.1029.9531.90
Boston Red Sox Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter4061330191377701440181121281190617131810.283.324.447.7715951241447.303.164.225.0005.6013.132.352.7633.2532.89
Average MLB - Per 162 games162628861873542196843878147713.298.337.466.80329360678.311.168.234.0005.6411.472.033.0430.4932.07
Average Minor - Per 162 games162590991933271282000000000.327.327.465.79227551590.313.138.138.0000.000.000.002.0448.9126.25

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1971Boston Red SoxALMLBbos211B11--823168685.9887.73------1478.66.8
1972Boston Red SoxALMLBbos221B3-2119--219191.0006.330.90-----1225.01.9
1972Boston Red SoxALMLBbos221B3--19--219191.0006.33------1225.01.9
1973Boston Red SoxALMLBbos231B29-25522717425248244.9848.410.96-----3096.717.9
1974Boston Red SoxALMLBbos241B74--637401266689677.9839.15------12161.245.7
1974Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24DH41---------------12133.925.3
1975Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25DH54---------------10650.933.8
1975Boston Red SoxALMLBbos251B35--19720120218217.9956.20------10633.021.9
1976Boston Red SoxALMLBbos261B66--60042449646642.9949.73------12353.740.7
1976Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26DH53---------------12343.132.7
1977Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil271B148--13861181213415161504.99210.16------16092.591.4
1977Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil27DH10---------------1606.36.2
1978Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil281B84--842661171919908.98810.81------10778.551.9
1978Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil28DH19---------------10717.811.7
1979Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil291B135--1323781011914111401.99310.38------15090.083.9
1979Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil29DH15---------------15010.09.3
1980Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil301B142--1336106516014471442.99710.15------15392.887.7
1980Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil30DH11---------------1537.26.8
1981Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil311B101--98772911110681059.99210.49------10695.392.7
1981Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil31DH5---------------1064.74.6
1982Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil321B154--142898515615311526.9979.91------15599.495.1
1982Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil32DH1---------------1550.60.6
1983Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil331B158--1452871114415501539.9939.74------16098.897.5
1983Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil33DH2---------------1601.31.2
1984Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil341B122--1061981010611691159.9919.50------14882.475.8
1984Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil34DH26---------------14817.616.1
1985Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil351B123--1087941710111981181.9869.60------15479.976.4
1985Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil35DH30---------------15419.518.6
1986Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil361B90--69761978767758.9888.42------13467.255.9
1986Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil36DH44---------------13432.827.3
1987Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil37DH62---------------6398.438.3
MLB Totals for 1B - 16 season(s)-   1B1478-27613380100012113501450114380.9929.7352.10-----14780.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 14 season(s)-   DH373---------------3730.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1971Boston Red SoxALMLBbos21--11--------
1972Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22--6--------
1973Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23--29--------
1974Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24--74-------41
1975Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25--35-------54
1976Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26--66-------53
1977Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil27--148-------10
1978Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil28--84-------19
1979Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil29--135-------15
1980Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil30--142-------11
1981Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil31--101-------5
1982Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil32--154-------1
1983Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil33--158-------2
1984Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil34--122-------26
1985Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil35--123-------30
1986Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil36--90-------44
1987Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil37----------62

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1975Boston Red SoxChamp. SeriesMLB25310042001000200000.400.400.6001.0006210.500.200.2000.0020.000.000.000.0050.00
1975Boston Red SoxWorld SeriesMLB25519011001000300000.053.053.105.1582119.063.052.0530.0015.790.000.000.00100.00
1981Milwaukee BrewersDiv SeriesMLB31518140003001300000.222.263.222.4854019.267.000.0565.2615.793.000.000.000.00
1982Milwaukee BrewersChamp. SeriesMLB32520132004000600000.150.150.250.4005220.214.100.1000.0030.000.000.000.0066.67
1982Milwaukee BrewersWorld SeriesMLB32728381016001100000.286.310.429.73912229.269.143.1793.453.451.003.4528.0025.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs518140003001300000.222.263.222.4854019.267.000.0565.2615.793.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs830174005000800000.233.233.367.60011430.318.134.1330.0026.670.000.000.0057.14
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs1247392017001400000.191.208.298.50614348.190.107.1282.088.334.002.0847.0033.33

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1986- --36Player Agent.000--None listed
1987- --37Player Agent.000--None listed
1988- --38Player Agent.000--None listed
1989- --39Player Agent.000--None listed
1990- --40Player Agent.000--None listed
1991- --41Player Agent.000--None listed
1992- --42Player Agent.000--None listed
1993- --43Player Agent.000--None listed
1994- --44Player Agent.000--None listed
1995- --45Player Agent.000--None listed
1996- --46Player Agent.000--None listed
1997Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil47Director of Player Development1617883.4848.03Phil Garner
1998Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBMLBmil48Director of Player Development1627488.45728.05Phil Garner
1999Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBMLBmil49Director of Player Development1617487.46022.55Jim Lefebvre,Phil Garner
2000Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBMLBmil50Special Assistant to the GM + Roving Hitting Coach1627389.45122.03Dave Lopes
2001Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBMLBmil51Special Assistant to the GM + Roving Hitting Coach1626894.42025.04Dave Lopes
2002Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBMLBmil52Bench Coach16256106.34641.06Dave Lopes,Jerry Royster-
2003Indianapolis IndiansILAAAMinormil53Manager1426478.45114.54 
2004Indianapolis IndiansILAAAMinormil54Manager1446678.45814.03 
2005Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou55Bench Coach1628973.54911.02Phil GarnerLost World Series (White Sox)
2006Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou56Bench Coach1628280.5061.52Phil Garner
2007Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou57Bench Coach1627389.45112.04Cecil Cooper,Phil Garner
2007Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou57Manager1627389.45112.04 
2008Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou58Manager1618675.53411.03 
2009Houston AstrosNLMLBMLBhou59Manager1627488.45717.03 
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [12]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1979AL Player of the Month (April) ... American League Gold Glove (First Base)2
1980AL Player of the Month (August) ... AL Silver Slugger Award (1B) ... American League Gold Glove (First Base) ... American League Player of the Week (September 22-September 28)4
1981AL Player of the Month (August) ... AL Silver Slugger Award (1B)2
1982AL Silver Slugger Award (1B) ... American League Player of the Week (May 31-June 6)2
1983AL Player of the Month (July) ... Roberto Clemente Award2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1976-12-06TradeTraded by Red Sox to Brewers for Bernie Carbo and George Scott. 
1971-04-05Returned to Red Sox. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll351,176,190-21197++370,78060,0001,176,190
1986Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll36607,322-194873++386,34760,0001,783,512
1987Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll37493,224-210671++344,90660,0002,276,736
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red