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Willie MontanezTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1965-1982 MLB Years: 1966-1982
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Positions1B-1165, OF-353, DH-17Position when Drafted1B-OFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameGuillermo (Naranjo) Montanez
Height6-1Weight193BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateApril 1,1948 [70.258]PlaceCatano,Puerto Rico

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1965 by the St. Louis Cardinals.
Signing ScoutsChase Riddle
MLB DebutApril 12,1966 [18.011]
OrganizationsPHI [7] SLN [5] MON [2] NYN [2] PIT [2] SFN [2] ATL [2] SDN [1] TEX [1] CAL [1] Awards1Awards Voting3-11
TBC Player ID15545Retrosheet IDmontw101MLBAM ID119258
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (OF) in 1971
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed40Power55Contact66XBH49RBIs70Runs41Hitting67Durability52Team.463Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1965Florida CardinalsFla RkD-1732815190008000000000.235.235.235.47019081.235.000.000.2100.000.000.000.000.000.00
1966Rock HillWcarA-189330648861871149000000000.281.281.493.77415136306.254.212.212.3370.000.000.003.5927.8241.86
1966California AngelsALMLBcal101b1882200000100200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.500.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1967St. PetersburgFSLA+-19134479581291517561000000000.269.269.403.67219337479.262.134.134.2980.000.000.001.0495.8028.68
1968ModestoCalifA+-2046174265282418000000000.299.299.437.7367614174.282.138.138.3340.000.000.002.3043.5026.92
1969TulsaAmerAAA-21145612214217000000000.375.375.571.94632756.364.196.196.4210.000.000.001.7956.0033.33
1970EugenePCLAAA-22119434651202491680000000000.276.276.484.76021049434.249.208.207.3330.000.000.003.6927.1340.83
1970Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi33of221825360003001400010.240.269.240.5096026.286.000.040.2183.8515.384.000.000.000.00
1971Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27of23158599781532763099476710531131418.255.327.471.79828263683.258.216.322.3509.8115.371.574.3919.9741.18
1972Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27of241475316013139313641358108124135.247.320.405.72521555596.285.158.264.3249.7318.121.862.1840.8541.98
1973Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi271b-of25146552691451651165264680614711.263.324.370.69420432609.288.107.183.3147.5513.141.741.8150.1822.07
1974Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi271b261435275516033177936325732769.304.343.410.75321641571.326.106.161.3405.609.981.781.2375.2925.63
1975Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi271b272184924802161041201103.286.315.452.767381090.310.166.226.3454.4413.333.002.2242.0041.67
1975San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn221b2713551852158262885534550419823.305.359.409.76821236577.320.104.195.3477.808.671.111.3964.7522.78
1975Totals for NL-NL         15660261182342101016349624210826.302.353.415.76825046667.319.113.199.3477.359.301.271.5060.2025.27
1976San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn221b28602302271152220211515112510.309.351.417.7689619249.321.108.178.3466.026.021.000.80115.0026.76
1976Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl251b2810342052135140964042132001616.321.353.419.77217623442.332.098.138.3524.757.241.522.0446.6717.04
1976Totals for NL-NL         1636507420629211842536471131126.317.352.418.77027242691.328.101.152.3505.216.801.311.5959.0920.39
1977Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl251b29136544701563112068113560003318.287.328.458.78624952582.291.171.235.3446.0110.311.713.4427.2033.33
1978New York MetsNLMLBnyn251b301596096615632017969460921091913.256.320.392.71223949679.273.136.243.3138.8413.551.532.5035.8231.41
1979New York MetsNLMLBnyn251b311094103696190547012548115715.234.277.317.59413024442.251.083.141.2625.6610.861.921.1382.0025.00
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex241b-dh31381441946608240181410114.319.357.528.8857614154.309.209.257.3875.199.091.755.1918.0030.43
1979Totals for MLB-MLB         147554551422501371023362216819.256.297.372.66920638596.266.116.171.2955.5410.401.882.1842.6226.76
1980San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn251b321284813913212466334365230699.274.325.353.67817022526.294.079.152.3026.849.891.441.1480.1716.67
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon51b321419140001013300010.211.318.211.5294022.250.000.105.24113.6413.641.000.000.000.00
1979Totals for NL-NL         14250040136124664353955306109.272.325.348.67317422548.292.076.150.2997.1210.041.411.0983.3316.18
1981Montreal ExposNLMLBmon51b3326626110105004900005.177.227.210.43713166.208.033.097.2076.0613.642.250.000.009.09
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit141b3329382100011001200001.263.282.342.62413139.257.079.105.2872.565.132.002.5638.0010.00
1980Totals for NL-NL         5510082101160051100006.210.248.260.508262105.227.050.100.2344.7610.482.200.95100.009.52
1982Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAphi-1b348313102015011410000.323.364.484.84815333.346.161.161.3783.0312.124.003.0331.0030.00
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit14of-1b343632491001003300032.281.343.313.65610135.310.032.125.2678.578.571.000.000.0011.11
1982Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi251b341816010001001300000.063.118.063.1811017.077.000.063.0955.8817.653.000.000.000.00
1981Totals for NL-NL         54484101002004600032.208.269.229.49811152.238.021.104.2107.6911.541.500.000.0010.00
D Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter32815190008000000000.235.235.235.47019081.235.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter163258436451604279251398023242465751241065103162.275.327.402.72923504436407.292.127.206.0007.2611.721.622.1742.0427.62
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter4141480212418713738220011410000.282.283.457.7406771461482.264.175.175.0000.070.274.002.5638.9534.93
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1415218015130111892011410000.290.293.493.78625759523.267.203.203.0000.190.764.003.4428.9439.07
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter180653841812319979000000000.277.277.412.68926951653.267.135.135.0000.000.000.001.3872.5628.18
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter9330648861871149000000000.281.281.493.77415136306.254.212.212.0000.000.000.003.5927.8241.86
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter651233427462012315633271122209369137294146.266.326.412.7389622012592.288.146.231.0008.0614.241.772.4337.0532.42
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter268101910225251022143958514021142628.247.303.362.665369731121.264.115.202.0007.5812.491.651.9646.3228.97
Atlanta Braves Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter23996412229145129132155692004934.302.339.441.780425751024.309.139.193.0005.478.981.642.8333.2425.77
San Francisco Giants Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter195748742294141010574606552111333.306.357.412.76930855826.320.106.190.0007.267.871.081.2174.8024.02
San Diego Padres Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1284813913212466334365230699.274.325.353.67817022526.294.079.152.0006.849.891.441.1480.1716.67
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter381441946608240181410114.319.357.528.8857614154.309.209.257.0005.199.091.755.1918.0030.43
Montreal Expos Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter408171501060171200015.185.250.210.46017188.217.025.099.0007.9513.641.710.000.006.67
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter65706191012004500033.271.311.329.64023274.281.058.114.0005.416.761.251.3570.0010.53
California Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter82200000100200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.500.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625806415928214803446752161016.275.327.402.72923344636.292.127.206.0007.2611.721.622.1742.0427.62
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625798316428141586000200000.282.283.457.74026557580.264.175.175.0000.070.274.002.5638.9534.93

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1966California AngelsALMLBcal181B2--1--1111.0000.50------825.01.2
1970Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi22OF10--81--991.0000.90------1855.66.2
1970Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi221B5--72-3991.0001.80------1827.83.1
1971Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi23OF158--36411113386375.9722.37------158100.097.5
1971Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi231B9--131-114141.0001.56------1585.75.6
1972Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24OF130-11103181552338333.9852.560.30-----14788.483.3
1972Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi241B14-1131117116119118.9928.431.04-----1479.59.0
1973Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi251B99-82578552587842837.9948.451.01-----14667.861.1
1973Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25OF52-389676127473.9861.400.19-----14635.632.1
1974Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi261B137--1216791012613051295.9929.45------14395.884.6
1974Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26OF1--1---111.0001.00------1430.70.6
1975San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn271B134--115081811412391231.9949.19------13599.383.2
1975Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi271B21--18317220202200.9909.52------21100.013.0
1976Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl281B103--98656158710571042.98610.12------103100.063.6
1976San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn281B58--58351754641634.98910.93------6096.735.8
1977Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl291B134--112970108812091199.9928.95------13698.582.7
1978New York MetsNLMLBnyn301B158--1350104813814621454.9959.20------15999.497.5
1979New York MetsNLMLBnyn311B108--905761195992981.9899.08------10999.166.7
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex311B19--19116114208207.99510.89------3850.011.7
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex31DH17---------------3844.710.5
1980San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn321B124--118584810512771269.99410.23------12896.976.5
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon321B4--292--31311.0007.75------1428.62.5
1981Montreal ExposNLMLBmon331B16--1171218130129.9928.06------2661.514.8
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit331B11--561-457571.0005.18------2937.910.8
1982Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAphi341B1--151-116161.00016.00------812.50.7
1982Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi341B6--42--661.0001.00------1833.33.7
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit341B2--51-1661.0003.00------365.61.2
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34OF2---------------365.61.2
MLB Totals for 1B - 14 season(s)-   1B1164-93810006714879621080710720.9929.2111.43-----11640.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF353-149975833177808791.9792.240.53-----3530.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH17---------------170.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--151-116161.00016.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1966California AngelsALMLBcal18--2--------
1970Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi22--5------10-
1971Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi23--9------158-
1972Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24--14------130-
1973Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25--99------52-
1974Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26--137------1-
1975San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn27--134--------
1975Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27--21--------
1976Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl28--103--------
1976San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28--58--------
1977Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl29--134--------
1978New York MetsNLMLBnyn30--158--------
1979New York MetsNLMLBnyn31--108--------
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex31--19-------17
1980San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn32--124--------
1980Montreal ExposNLMLBmon32--4--------
1981Montreal ExposNLMLBmon33--16--------
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit33--11--------
1982Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAphi34--1--------
1982Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34--6--------
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34--2------2-

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1976National League Player of the Week (September 6-September 12)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1982-11-04Released by Phillies. 
1982-08-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by Phillies. 
1982-07-01Released by Pirates. 
1981-08-20TradeTraded by Expos to Pirates for John Milner. 
1980-12-12ContractSigned as Free Agent by Expos. 
1980-10-26Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1980-08-31TradeTraded by Padres to Expos for Tony Phillips and Cash. 
1980-02-15TradeTraded by Rangers to Padres for Joe Carroll, Tucker Ashford and Gaylord Perry. 
1979-08-12TradeTraded by Mets to Rangers for Mike Jorgensen and Ed Lynch. 
1977-12-08TradeTraded by Braves to Mets for Eddie Miller, Tommy Boggs and Adrian Devine. 
1976-06-13TradeTraded by Giants with Jake Brown, Mike Eden and Craig Robinson to Braves for Marty Perez and Darrell Evans. 
1975-05-04TradeTraded by Phillies to Giants for Garry Maddox. 
1970-04-08TradeTraded by Cardinals with Curt Flood, Joe Hoerner, Byron Browne and Tim McCarver to Phillies for Cookie Rojas, Dick Allen and Jerry Johnson. 
1966-05-05Returned to Cardinals. 
1965-11-29Selected by Angels from Cardinals in first year minor league draft. 
1965-03-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
* 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.