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Joe EdelenTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1973-1983 MLB Years: 1981-1982
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1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsP-140Position when Drafted3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBenny Joe Edelen
Height6-0Weight165BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 16,1955 [62.308]PlaceDurant,Oklahoma
High SchoolGracemont (Gracemont,OK)

DraftedSelected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 1st round (12th overall) of the 1973 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutApril 18,1981 [25.215]
OrganizationsSLN [9] CIN [3] Awards0
TBC Player ID11047Retrosheet IDedelj101MLBAM ID113733
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts39Walks73Hittable33SO/BB63vsPower33Hitting22Durability40Team.525Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1975nullA+--Rel19010.00505000010.05400570001.004.50--4.506.301.40.000-
1976nullA+--Rel20562.9615015000079.0803426020430001.279.11--2.284.902.15.455-
1977St. Petersburg CardinalsFSLA+sln-ST21631.5813130640097.0752217125583001.036.960.092.325.382.32.667-
1977Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-ST21633.3813130210080.0733530326623101.248.210.342.936.982.38.667-
1977Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST01262.39262608500177.014857474511206101.127.530.202.596.102.35.6672.54
1978Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-ST22513.40990310053.0362420328384001.216.110.514.756.451.36.833-
1978Springfield RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-ST22254.7915141100062.0814133731371101.8111.761.024.505.371.19.286-
1978Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST0764.15242314100115.011765531059755101.539.160.784.625.871.27.5383.95
1979Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-ST23444.6912120100071.0793737416321001.3410.010.512.034.062.00.500-
1979Springfield RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-ST23476.7213130100067.0885350834393101.8211.821.074.575.241.15.364-
1979Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST08115.67252502000138.016790871250714101.5710.890.783.264.631.42.4213.92
1980Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-ST241352.63262426101161.015064476531005101.268.390.342.965.591.89.722-
1981Springfield RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-ST25913.5616160310096.0904238835453001.308.440.753.284.221.29.900-
1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln44Rel25109.3513013004017.029181823101111.8515.061.041.565.193.331.0003.64
1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin40Rel25100.71505002012.25111050000.393.550.71--3.550.001.0002.84
1982Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-ST26345.3713130000055.0793933718282001.7512.851.142.934.551.56.429-
1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin40Rel26008.80909002015.022151528110001.9612.911.174.706.461.38-4.54
1983Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-Rel27116.05909003019.02822138581001.7113.033.722.333.721.60.500-
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter206.7527027008044.0563434511261111.4811.120.992.185.162.361.0001.08
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter58413.641591273223831850.28644173445529649726401.369.140.583.135.261.68.586-
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter19185.026656105130299.23661971673812315710201.6310.991.143.694.721.28.514-
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter28133.306058212301365.03381601341612323213201.268.330.393.035.721.89.683-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter11102.083313206400186.016060431501083001.137.740.052.425.232.16.524-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter105.1414014004027.127161638160001.258.680.962.575.142.001.000-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter109.3513013004017.029181823101111.8515.061.041.565.193.331.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings1006.75131013100390220.027216516524531265551.4811.120.992.185.162.361.0001.08
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings15113.64413386210220.02231088914771297101.369.140.583.135.261.68.577-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1973GCL CardinalsGCLRk-1749165193680525000000000.218.218.358.5765913165.194.140.139.2560.000.000.003.0333.0036.11
1974St. PetersburgFSLA+-181123914394231444000000000.240.240.335.57513128391.233.095.095.2610.000.000.001.0297.7529.79
1975St. PetersburgFSLA+-192431581107000000000.258.258.355.61311231.258.097.097.2750.000.000.000.000.0025.00
1975ArkansasTexAA-1969193183680522000000000.187.187.306.4935913193.165.119.119.2210.000.000.002.5938.6036.11
1975Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         93224234491529000000000.196.196.313.5097015224.178.117.116.2290.000.000.002.2344.8034.09
1976ArkansasTexAA-2039109132540212000000000.229.229.321.550356109.215.092.092.2520.000.000.001.8354.5024.00
1977Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-211312430002003200000.250.400.250.6503015.300.000.250.32220.0013.330.670.000.000.00
1977Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         2612430002003200000.250.400.250.6503015.300.000.250.32220.0013.330.670.000.000.00
1978Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-p22910141003002201000.400.500.5001.0005113.500.100.300.45515.3815.381.000.000.0025.00
1978Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         2710241003002201000.400.500.5001.0005113.500.100.300.45515.3815.381.000.000.0025.00
1979Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-p23129010000000201000.111.111.111.2221010.143.000.000.1010.0020.000.000.000.000.00
1979Springfield RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-p23156221000001200000.333.429.500.929317.500.167.333.41514.2928.572.000.000.0050.00
1979Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         2715231000001401000.200.250.267.5174117.273.067.133.2385.8823.534.000.000.0033.33
1980Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-p24323841420141011503100.368.375.500.87519343.565.132.184.3862.3334.8815.002.3338.0021.43
1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln44p25133010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.000.3060.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin40p2552000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1981Totals for NL-NL         185010000000200000.200.200.200.400105.333.000.000.1830.0040.000.000.000.000.00
1982Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-p2615224200120001001000.091.091.227.3185123.091.136.136.1380.0043.480.004.3522.0050.00
1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin40p2692010000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.000.4520.000.000.000.000.000.00
1983Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-p2796021000010000000.333.333.500.833316.333.167.000.3670.000.000.000.000.0050.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter277020000000200000.286.286.286.572207.400.000.000.0000.0028.570.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter429992114227492181211173306100.229.234.337.571334691006.222.108.115.0000.703.284.711.7955.1130.40
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter57347620120111201000.176.200.324.52411336.238.148.147.0002.7833.3312.002.7834.0050.00
AA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter17437140831508431062105100.224.235.329.56412223383.219.105.124.0001.575.483.502.0946.3827.71
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter14942248102242451000000000.242.242.336.57814230422.234.094.095.0000.000.000.000.95105.5029.41
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter49165193680525000000000.218.218.358.5765913165.194.140.139.0000.000.000.003.0333.0036.11
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter144010000000100000.250.250.250.500104.333.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter133010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624201200000001200000.286.286.286.57212042.400.000.000.0000.0028.570.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16237543861917460031202000.229.234.337.57112626380.222.108.115.0000.703.284.711.7955.1130.40

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln22P9--1161-1817.9441.89------9100.06.8
1978Springfield Redbirds AmerAAAsln22P15--615212321.9131.40------1883.311.0
1979Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln23P12--517-122221.0001.83------12100.09.0
1979Springfield Redbirds AmerAAAsln23P13--815-123231.0001.77------1586.79.6
1980Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln24P26--1626514742.8941.62------3281.319.1
1981Springfield Redbirds AmerAAAsln25P16--1017142827.9641.69------16100.011.8
1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25P13-1712--331.0000.230.18-----13100.012.7
1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25P5-12-------------5100.04.6
1982Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin26P13--373-1310.7690.77------1586.79.6
1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26P9-1521--331.0000.330.20-----9100.05.6
1983Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin27P9--21--331.0000.33------9100.06.6
MLB Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P27-4433--661.0000.220.14-----270.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P66--2955669084.9331.27------660.00.0
AA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P47--2259628781.9311.72------470.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln229----------
1978Springfield Redbirds AmerAAAsln2215----------
1979Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln2312----------
1979Springfield Redbirds AmerAAAsln2313----------
1980Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln2426----------
1981Springfield Redbirds AmerAAAsln2516----------
1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2513----------
1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin255----------
1982Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin2613----------
1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin269----------
1983Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin279----------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1981-09-10TradeTraded by Cardinals with Neil Fiala to Reds for Doug Bair. 
* 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.