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Tito FranconaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1956-1970 MLB Years: 1956-1970
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PositionsOF-911, 1B-475Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn Patsy Francona
Height5-11Weight190BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateNovember 4,1933PlaceAliquippa,Pennsylvania
Death DateFebruary 13,2018 [84.101]
High SchoolNew Brighton (New Brighton,PA)
MLB DebutApril 17,1956 [22.164]
OrganizationsCLE [6] ATL [3] OAK [2] SLN [2] BAL [2] CHA [1] DET [1] MIL [1] PHI [1] Awards0Awards Voting2-103
TBC Player ID11554Retrosheet IDfrant101MLBAM ID114377
RelationshipsFather of Terry Francona, Uncle of Nick Francona
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed64Power62Contact66XBH54RBIs69Runs44Hitting71Durability72Team.503Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1956Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal44of2213944562115164957115516010346.258.334.373.70716629500.280.115.243.31910.2012.001.181.8049.4425.22
1957Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal44of239727935658373873294830547.233.307.358.66510018316.253.125.244.2969.1815.191.662.2239.8627.69
1958Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3of244112810333211023142400014.258.331.336.667436142.311.078.180.3039.8616.901.710.70128.0018.18
1958Detroit TigersALMLBdet8of24456911175001000151600032.246.381.319.70022584.321.073.290.31717.8619.051.070.000.0029.41
1958Totals for AL-AL         8619721508212023294000046.254.350.330.6806511226.314.076.218.30812.8317.701.380.44197.0022.00
1959Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle14of-1b25122399681451722079203542315311.363.414.566.98022639443.365.203.296.4277.909.481.204.5119.9526.90
1960Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle14of26147544841593621779416767535711.292.372.460.83225055624.305.168.296.36810.7410.741.002.7232.0034.59
1961Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle14of271555928717830816852156524123311.301.363.459.82227254667.307.158.255.3648.407.800.932.4037.0030.34
1962Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle141b2815862182169285147032477478738.272.327.401.72824947690.287.129.206.3246.8110.721.572.0344.3627.81
1963Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24of29142500571142901041914777222710.228.296.346.64217339553.251.118.228.2868.5013.921.641.8150.0034.21
1964Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24of30111270356713282413444641193.248.361.400.76110823320.272.152.307.33513.7514.381.052.5033.7534.33
1965St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23of318117415456251900173001104.259.323.402.7257013193.286.143.241.3258.8115.541.762.5934.8028.89
1966St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln231b32831561433414170072710011.212.250.327.577519164.232.115.160.2564.2716.463.862.4439.0027.27
1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi191b33277371510030171001112.205.272.219.49116182.234.014.096.2268.5412.201.430.000.006.67
1967Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl111b338225428635162510203414126.248.304.346.6508812280.265.098.181.2957.1412.141.702.1442.3319.05
1967Totals for NL-NL         10932735786162811274415238.239.297.318.61510413362.258.079.162.2797.4612.151.631.6654.5016.67
1968Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl19of-1b341223463299131247305145012512.286.376.347.72312016400.322.061.217.33112.7511.250.880.50173.0016.16
1969Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl19of3551885261022201131000421.295.371.375.746333105.300.080.216.33512.389.520.771.9044.0011.54
1969Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak361b35328512296132000121101120.341.418.541.959461099.361.200.341.42212.1211.110.923.0328.3334.48
1969Totals for MLB-MLB         8317317557154201252101541.318.394.457.8517913204.329.139.277.37712.2510.290.842.4534.6023.64
1970Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak361b363233280016006611014.242.375.333.70811141.269.091.273.32714.6314.631.002.4433.0012.50
1970Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil91b36526541530041061502010.231.296.277.57318373.300.046.154.2628.2220.552.500.000.0020.00
1969Totals for AL-AL         84986233011010122113024.235.324.296.620294114.289.061.194.28710.5318.421.750.8898.0017.39
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter17195121650139522434125656462154469432384159103.272.343.403.74620623835776.292.131.241.0009.4212.021.282.1640.9727.46
Cleveland Indians Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter835292641383215319853782182963582527233254.284.353.437.79012782573297.298.153.258.0008.9810.861.212.5834.4230.89
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter23672497180247169518880108408813.249.324.367.69126647816.270.118.243.0009.8013.241.351.9645.2526.11
Atlanta Braves Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter255688651881921094418489157919.273.350.350.70024131785.299.077.203.00010.7011.341.061.2768.8016.49
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter164330297810393600245711115.236.289.367.65612122357.260.131.203.0006.7215.972.382.5236.6728.21
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4112810333211023142400014.258.331.336.667436142.311.078.180.0009.8616.901.710.70128.0018.18
Oakland Athletics Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter6411814376142600181712134.314.406.483.8895711140.337.169.322.00012.8612.140.942.8629.5029.73
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter277371510030171001112.205.272.219.49116182.234.014.096.0008.5412.201.430.000.006.67
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter456911175001000151600032.246.381.319.70022584.321.073.290.00017.8619.051.070.000.0029.41
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter526541530041061502010.231.296.277.57318373.300.046.154.0008.2220.552.500.000.0020.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162483611312131262425165344610.272.343.403.74619436544.292.131.241.0009.4212.021.282.1640.9727.46

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1956Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal22OF122--2401061256250.9772.05------13987.879.2
1956Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal221B21--863179089.9894.24------13915.113.6
1957Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal23OF73--119-1-120119.9921.63------9775.348.0
1957Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal231B4--111-212121.0003.00------974.12.6
1958Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24OF35--503-153531.0001.51------4185.422.7
1958Detroit TigersALMLBdet24OF18--22---22221.0001.22------4540.011.7
1958Detroit TigersALMLBdet241B1--1---111.0001.00------452.20.6
1959Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25OF64--13624-142138.9722.16------12252.541.6
1959Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle251B35--29619121316315.9979.00------12228.722.7
1960Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26OF138--27843-285282.9892.04------14793.989.6
1960Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle261B13--688167776.9875.85------1478.88.4
1961Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27OF138--289541298294.9872.13------15589.085.7
1961Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle271B14--106649116112.9668.00------1559.08.7
1962Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle281B158--14021272215715511529.9869.68------158100.097.5
1963Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29OF122--21523-220217.9861.78------14285.975.3
1963Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle291B11--776-383831.0007.55------1427.76.8
1964Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30OF69--6521-6867.9850.97------11162.242.6
1964Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle301B17--9251109897.9905.71------11115.310.5
1965St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31OF34--35-1-3635.9721.03------8142.021.1
1965St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln311B13--102318106105.9918.08------8116.08.1
1966St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln321B30--21018320231228.9877.60------8336.118.5
1966St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln32OF9--14---14141.0001.56------8310.85.6
1967Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl331B56--50332536540535.9919.55------8268.334.6
1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi331B24--16714-151811811.0007.54------2788.914.8
1967Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl33OF6--42--661.0001.00------827.33.7
1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi33OF1--1---111.0001.00------273.70.6
1968Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl34OF65--892219391.9781.40------12253.340.1
1968Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl341B33--29310217305303.9939.18------12227.020.4
1969Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak351B19--1586211166164.9888.63------3259.411.7
1969Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl35OF15--2111-2322.9571.47------5129.49.3
1969Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl351B7--433144746.9796.57------5113.74.3
1969Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak35OF1---1--111.0001.00------323.10.6
1970Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil361B13--767-1083831.0006.38------5225.08.0
1970Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak361B6--243-327271.0004.50------3218.83.7
1970Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak36OF1--3---331.0003.00------323.10.6
MLB Totals for OF - 14 season(s)-   OF911--15813426416411615.9841.77------9110.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 15 season(s)-   1B475--37152714433940303986.9898.39------4750.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1956Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal22--21------122-
1957Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal23--4------73-
1958Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24---------35-
1958Detroit TigersALMLBdet24--1------18-
1959Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25--35------64-
1960Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26--13------138-
1961Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27--14------138-
1962Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28--158--------
1963Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29--11------122-
1964Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle30--17------69-
1965St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31--13------34-
1966St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln32--30------9-
1967Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl33--56------6-
1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi33--24------1-
1968Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl34--33------65-
1969Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak35--19------1-
1969Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl35--7------15-
1970Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil36--13--------
1970Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak36--6------1-

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1970-10-27Released by Brewers. 
1970-06-11TradeTraded by Athletics with Al Downing to Brewers for Steve Hovley. 
1969-08-22Purchased by Athletics from Braves. 
1967-06-12Purchased by Braves from Phillies. 
1967-04-10Purchased by Phillies from Cardinals. 
1964-12-15Purchased by Cardinals from Indians. 
1959-03-21TradeTraded by Tigers to Indians for Larry Doby. 
1958-06-15TradeTraded by White Sox with Bill Fischer to Tigers for Bob Shaw and Ray Boone. 
1957-12-03TradeTraded by Orioles with Billy Goodman and Ray Moore to White Sox for Jack Harshman, Russ Heman, Jim Marshall and Larry Doby. 
1952-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Browns. 
* 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.