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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Ralph Pierre LaCock
Stat Years
1970-1980  [mlb] 1972-1980
Height/Weight
6-3 / 210
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
1B (447) ... OF (116) ... DH (42)
Draft Position
1B
Born Date/Place
High School
Taft (Woodland Hills,CA)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Chicago Cubs in Round #1 (#20 overall) of the 1970 Amateur Entry Draft (Jan-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1972-09-06 - Boxscore  (Age: 20.233)
Service Time
Organizations
CHN [5] KCA [4]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 14020 ... retro id: lacop101 ... mlbam id: 117393
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1970CaldwellPioRk----181b-of---1692314365133449000000000.281.281.416.6972319620.000.135.0000.000.000.0057.81.7330.8
    1970QuincyMidwA----181b-of---11813310002000000000.077.077.077.1541310.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1971San AntonioTexAA----191b-of---213144664119195758000000000.267.267.379.64644616931.000.112.0000.000.000.0063.71.5726.0
    1972MidlandTexAA----201b-of---3129444881361613870000000000.306.306.455.76144420237.000.149.0000.000.000.0055.51.8027.2
    1972Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2420ofL-S-E-P356330004100100100.500.429.500.929730.167.000.5000.0014.290.000.00.000.0
    1973WichitaAmerAAA----211b-of---413051889154246969000000000.297.297.419.71651821739.000.122.0000.000.000.0057.61.7425.3
    1973Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2521ofL-S-E-P41116141003001200000.250.294.313.6071751.125.063.2865.8811.762.000.00.0025.0
    1974WichitaAmerAAA----221b-of---5121455951492542391000000000.327.327.552.87945525152.000.225.0000.000.000.0019.85.0534.9
    1974Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2222of-1bL-S-E-P535110920411800121612022.182.268.264.532125296.191.082.2049.6012.801.33110.00.8030.0
    1975Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23231bL-S-E-P6106249305781630023727024710.229.324.341.6652928515.253.112.23212.679.250.7341.52.0526.3
    1976Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23241bL-S-E-P710624434549282814423712165.221.337.373.7102909119.311.152.23014.4812.760.8830.52.7635.2
    1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca8251b-dhL-S-E-P888218256612132921152510414.303.345.408.7532388916.179.105.3256.3010.501.6772.71.2624.2
    1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca8261bL-S-E-P9118322449521254810212701328.295.335.419.75434713528.193.124.3076.057.781.2964.41.4429.5
    1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca8271bL-S-E-P1013240854113254356213726116716.277.334.380.71445315532.196.103.2868.175.740.70136.00.6628.3
    1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca8281bL-S-E-P1111415614326011810171010217.205.284.263.547176417.173.058.2119.665.680.59156.00.5721.9
    MLB Totals (9 yrs)71517292144448611272248818217158212652.257.326.366.6921945633124.215.109.2699.368.790.9464.01.3927.9
    American League Totals (4 yrs)45211041373066471215162908832151135.277.329.380.709121442083.188.103.2897.417.250.9892.00.9927.1
    National League Totals (5 yrs)2636257713822415732692832661517.221.320.341.66173121341.261.120.23112.5911.350.9041.72.0529.7
    Minor League Totals5982107382624973151339000000000.296.296.444.7402107936179.148.148.2790.000.000.0041.32.4228.7
    Minor: Rk Totals692314365133449000000000.281.281.416.6972319620.134.135.2690.000.000.0057.81.7330.8
    Minor: A Totals1813310002000000000.077.077.077.1541310.000.000.0770.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals260890152255351815128000000000.287.287.417.70489037168.130.130.2740.000.000.0059.31.6926.7
    Minor: AAA Totals251973184303491032160000000000.311.311.481.79297346891.170.170.2880.000.000.0030.43.2930.0
    Kansas City Royals Totals (4 yrs)45211041373066471215162908832151135.277.329.380.709121442083.188.103.2897.417.250.9892.00.9927.1
    Chicago Cubs Totals (5 yrs)2636257713822415732692832661517.221.320.341.66173121341.261.120.23112.5911.350.9041.72.0529.7
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1972Chicago CubsNLMLB20OF3014.02000221.0000.700.141.960.08
    1973Chicago CubsNLMLB21OF5024.25100661.0001.200.253.145.510
    1974Chicago CubsNLMLB221B1100.0981015109108.9919.800.006.831.43
    1974Chicago CubsNLMLB22OF2200.0362103938.9741.700.0013.662.96
    1975Chicago CubsNLMLB231B5300.045343639502496.9889.400.0032.750.02
    1975Chicago CubsNLMLB23OF2600.02620028281.0001.100.0016.024.54
    1976Chicago CubsNLMLB241B5400.0435301247477465.9758.600.0033.350.91
    1976Chicago CubsNLMLB24OF1900.0193102322.9571.200.0011.717.97
    1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLB251B2900.018617216205203.9907.000.0017.933.02
    1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLB25OF1200.01720019191.0001.600.007.413.67
    1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLB25DH2600.0000000.0000.000.0016.029.52
    1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLB261B10600.070039567744739.9937.000.0065.489.81
    1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLB271B10800.082968379900897.9978.300.0066.781.81
    1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLB27DH1600.0000000.0000.000.009.912.12
    1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLB281B8600.026721127289288.9973.300.0053.175.42
    1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLB28OF2900.0441114645.9781.600.0017.925.46
    MLB Totals - (1B)4470029682283028032263196.9917.100.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)1160381491131163160.9821.404.190.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)4200000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1972MLB---------3-
    1973MLB---------5-
    1974MLB--11------22-
    1975MLB--53------26-
    1976MLB--54------19-
    1977MLB--29------1226
    1978MLB--106--------
    1979MLB--108-------16
    1980MLB--86------29-
    Totals--447------11642