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Joe HorlenTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1959-1972 MLB Years: 1961-1972
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World Series Champion

PositionsP-361Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJoel Edward Horlen
Height6-0Weight175BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 14,1937 [81.098]PlaceSan Antonio,Texas
High SchoolLuther Burbank (San Antonio,TX)
CollegeOklahoma State University (Stillwater,OK)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1959 by the Chicago White Sox.
Signing Bonus$30,000Signing ScoutsTed Lyons
MLB DebutSeptember 4,1961 [24.021]
OrganizationsCHA [13] OAK [1] Awards0Awards Voting3-100
TBC Player ID12987Retrosheet IDhorlj101MLBAM ID116151
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Player Notes:   Threw a no-hitter on September 10,1967 against the Detroit Tigers ... Opening Day Starter for Chicago White Sox in 1968
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts36Walks68Hittable49SO/BB56vsPower49Hitting39Durability65Team.519Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1959nullB--Rel21195.6418018000091.01047757047670001.6610.29--4.656.631.43.100-
1960nullA--Rel22752.93260260000120.01095239046770001.298.18--3.455.781.67.583-
1961nullAAA--Rel231292.51300300000197.016472550941370001.317.49--4.296.261.46.571-
1961Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20S/R23136.62541000017.2251513213112002.1512.741.026.625.600.85.2505.01
1962Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20ST24764.89201915110108.210862591043633001.398.940.833.565.221.47.5383.84
1963nullAAA--Rel25301.74404000031.0226604330000.846.39--1.169.588.251.000-
1963Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20S/R251173.273321123080124.012250451055613001.438.850.733.994.431.11.6113.87
1964Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20ST261391.88322849220210.2142544411551384000.946.070.472.355.902.51.5912.76
1965Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20ST2713132.88343407400219.0203887016391258001.118.340.661.605.143.21.5002.86
1966Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20ST2810132.43372984231211.01856457145312414001.137.890.602.265.292.34.4352.99
1967Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20ST291972.063535013600258.0188665913581035000.956.560.452.023.591.78.7313.07
1968Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20ST3012142.37353504100223.2197755916701026001.197.930.642.824.101.46.4623.34
1969Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20ST3113163.78363517200235.22371059920771219001.339.050.762.944.621.57.4483.57
1970Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20ST326164.86282624010172.019899931841777001.3910.340.942.144.021.88.2733.82
1971Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20S/R33894.2634181630102137.015072651230823101.319.830.791.975.372.73.4713.05
1972Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22Rel34343.0032626006184.0743328320584001.127.930.322.146.212.90.4292.20
B Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter195.6418018000091.01047757047670001.6610.29--4.656.631.43.100-
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter1161173.113612907159183141999.01829783691145554106568101.198.220.652.494.791.92.4980.71
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter22142.59600600000348.029513010001442470001.267.63--3.726.391.72.611-
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1592.41340340000228.018678610981700001.257.34--3.876.711.73.625-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter752.93260260000120.01095239046770001.298.18--3.455.781.67.583-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter1131133.113292844559182531915.01755750663142534100764101.198.240.672.514.731.89.500-
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter343.0032626006184.0743328320584001.127.930.322.146.212.90.429-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13133.11403286230220.0201867616611177001.198.220.652.494.791.92.5000.71
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1492.59380380000220.018682630911560001.267.63--3.726.391.72.609-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1961Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20p2357000000000201002.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
1962Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20p2420381200000021104000.053.100.053.1532044.074.000.053.0814.5525.005.500.000.000.00
1963Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20p253340290003001902001.225.244.225.4699043.290.000.025.2132.3320.939.000.000.000.00
1964Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20p26326921100050021108000.159.183.159.34211079.190.000.029.1582.5313.925.500.000.000.00
1965Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20p2734680910020051208000.132.192.147.33910181.161.015.088.1636.1714.812.400.000.0011.11
1966Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20p2864606400011021204101.067.095.067.1624067.082.000.050.0782.9917.916.000.000.000.00
1967Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20p29518381410050111418101.169.186.181.36715194.200.012.012.1681.0614.8914.000.000.007.14
1968Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20p3041672701030031305001.104.143.134.2779175.130.030.075.1324.0017.334.330.000.0014.29
1969Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20p31367741410050002207001.182.182.195.37715184.255.013.013.1710.0026.190.000.000.007.14
1970Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20p3228522610010021405002.115.148.135.2837159.158.020.058.1343.3923.737.000.000.0016.67
1971Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20p333640140001000302100.100.098.100.1984043.105.000.000.0890.006.980.000.000.000.00
1972Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22p343217130000000400001.176.176.176.3523017.231.000.000.1610.0023.530.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter41261829834102611181271543010.134.159.144.303895694.168.010.039.0002.5918.307.060.000.006.02
Chicago White Sox Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter3806012880410261118123154309.133.159.143.302865677.166.010.040.0002.6618.176.830.000.006.25
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3217130000000400001.176.176.176.3523017.231.000.000.0000.0023.530.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16224311332001000750021104.134.159.144.303352273.168.010.039.0002.5918.307.060.000.006.02

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1961Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23P5-1733-1661.0001.200.35-----5100.03.1
1962Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24P20-10810281-3938.9741.900.35-----20100.012.3
1963Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25P33-124430--34341.0001.030.27-----33100.020.4
1964Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26P32-2101446-360601.0001.880.29-----32100.019.8
1965Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27P34-21910413-5451.9441.500.23-----34100.021.0
1966Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28P37-2112557358582.9652.220.39-----6457.822.8
1967Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29P35-2582953-482821.0002.340.32-----5168.621.6
1968Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30P35-2231447336461.9531.740.27-----4185.421.6
1969Chicago White SoxALMLBcha31P36-23513323-4845.9381.250.19-----36100.022.2
1970Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32P28-1722242116564.9852.290.37-----28100.017.3
1971Chicago White SoxALMLBcha33P34-13710272-3937.9491.090.27-----3694.421.0
1972Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak34P32-84515--20201.0000.630.246842.9232100.020.6
MLB Totals for P - 12 season(s)-   P361-19981594211617596580.9731.610.296842.923610.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1961Chicago White SoxALMLBcha235----------
1962Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2420----------
1963Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2533----------
1964Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2632----------
1965Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2734----------
1966Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2837----------
1967Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2935----------
1968Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3035----------
1969Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3136----------
1970Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3228----------
1971Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3334----------
1972Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3432----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1972Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB3401null1000.001100----------0.00null.000
1972Oakland AthleticsWorld SeriesMLB340027.001001.1341103.6420.250.006.756.751.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs01null10100000.000101000----------0.00null.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs0027.0010100001.3304011003.0020.250.006.756.751.000.00.000

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1988Columbia MetsSALAMinornyn50Pitching Coach1377463.54010.54Butch Hobson
1990St. Lucie MetsFSLA+Minornyn52Pitching Coach1347658.56717.03Tim BlackwellLost in 1st Round
1991Williamsport BillsEastAAMinornyn53Pitching Coach1396079.43226.57Clint Hurdle
1993Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAMinorsfn55Pitching Coach1436479.44819.04Carlos Alfonso
1994Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAMinorsfn56Pitching Coach1427072.49314.54Carlos Alfonso
1995Shreveport CaptainsTexAAMinorsfn57Pitching Coach1358847.652--1Ron WotusLeague Champions
1996Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAMinorsfn58Pitching Coach1446975.4796.03Ron WotusLost in Finals
1997Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAMinorsfn59Pitching Coach1438855.615--1Ron WotusLost in Finals
1998Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAMinorsfn60Pitching Coach1638182.49710.01Jim DavenportLost in Semi-Finals
1999Fresno GrizzliesPCLAAAMinorsfn61Pitching Coach1427369.5140.51Ron Roenicke
* 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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1972-12-27Released by Athletics. 
1972-04-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Athletics. 
1972-04-02Released by White Sox. 
1959-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White 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.