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Manny MotaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1962-1982 MLB Years: 1962-1982
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PositionsOF-1022, 3B-15, 2B-6, C-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameManuel Rafael (Geronimo) Mota
Height5-11Weight168BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 18,1938 [80.272]PlaceSanto Domingo,Dominican Republic

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1957 by the New York Giants.
Signing ScoutsAlex Pompez
MLB DebutApril 16,1962 [24.057]
OrganizationsLAN [13] PIT [6] MON [1] SFN [1] Awards0Awards Voting1-4
TBC Player ID15718Retrosheet IDmotam101MLBAM ID119453
RelationshipsFather of Andy Mota, Father of Jose Mota, Father of Domingo Mota
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Player Notes:   Selected by the Montreal Expos from the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1968 NL expansion draft (#2 pick)
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed58Power34Contact89XBH27RBIs67Runs45Hitting88Durability48Team.538Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1962San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn38of2447749131009327811103.176.253.189.44214184.194.013.122.2158.339.521.140.000.007.69
1963Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit15of2559126203423070271810003.270.313.333.646425134.315.063.103.2925.2213.432.570.000.0014.71
1964Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit15of26115271437583532411031311105.277.309.384.69310416296.297.107.155.3093.3810.473.101.6954.2021.33
1965Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit15of2712129447827642922223225306.279.330.384.71411317326.299.105.180.3206.759.821.451.2373.5020.73
1966Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit15of281163225410716754677252844417.332.383.472.85515228359.348.140.217.3756.967.801.121.3964.4026.17
1967Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit15of291203495311214845632144625828.321.343.441.78415426378.352.120.163.3463.7012.173.291.0687.2523.21
1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit15of301113313593102133422019110447.281.320.332.65211013366.292.051.118.2945.465.190.950.27331.0013.98
1969Montreal ExposNLMLBmon15of31318962811001361102003.315.358.348.70631297.359.033.079.3266.1911.341.830.000.007.14
1969Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan11of3185294359564330542625112316.323.377.401.77811813336.342.078.170.3547.747.440.960.8998.0013.68
1969Totals for NL-NL         1163834112375330673236114319.321.372.389.76114915433.346.068.149.3487.398.311.130.69127.6712.20
1970Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan11of321244176312712633711647373122413.305.377.384.76116021481.327.079.204.3469.777.690.790.62139.0016.54
1971Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan11of3391269248413503443202019159.312.361.398.75910718300.336.086.164.3396.676.671.000.000.0021.43
1972Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan11of3411837157120165548442715552610.323.375.434.80916126410.326.111.183.3646.593.660.561.2274.2021.67
1973Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan11of35892933392112023132512162911.314.368.365.73310713327.325.051.130.3277.653.670.480.000.0014.13
1974Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan11of36665751620016005415440.281.328.316.64418272.281.035.123.2706.945.560.800.000.0012.50
1975Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan11of37524931310010005123003.265.357.286.64314159.271.021.122.3128.471.690.200.000.007.69
1976Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan11of38505211530013007500131.288.367.346.71318360.313.058.192.31511.678.330.710.000.0020.00
1977Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan11of39493851510141110002031.395.521.5001.02119250.378.105.368.44520.000.000.002.0038.0013.33
1978Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan114037332101006003401010.303.361.333.69411137.345.030.121.3138.1110.811.330.000.0010.00
1979Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan11of4147421150003003402002.357.400.357.75715047.395.000.071.3506.388.511.330.000.000.00
1980Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan114277030002000000001.429.429.429.858307.429.000.000.3900.000.000.000.000.000.00
1982Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan114411000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 20 Season(s)Filter153637794961149125523143850422893202895364399.304.355.389.74414712084227.323.085.164.0006.847.571.110.73121.9018.10
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter816192322960566221222626211781271457153657.315.374.391.7657511002187.330.076.171.0008.145.810.710.55160.2516.53
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter6421693252503572919203201698174133520736.297.337.399.7366751051859.318.102.162.0005.279.361.781.0289.1120.87
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter318962811001361102003.315.358.348.70631297.359.033.079.0006.1911.341.830.000.007.14
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter47749131009327811103.176.253.189.44214184.194.013.122.0008.339.521.140.000.007.69
Average MLB - Per 162 games162399521211353465430343104510.304.355.389.74415522446.323.085.164.0006.847.571.110.73121.9018.10

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1962San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn24OF27--243--27271.0001.00------4757.416.4
1962San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn243B7--912222321.9133.00------4714.94.2
1962San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn242B3--53--881.0002.67------476.41.8
1963Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25OF37--4012-4341.9531.11------5962.722.8
1963Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit252B1---------------591.70.6
1964Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26OF93--120451129124.9611.33------11580.957.4
1964Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26C1--2---221.0002.00-----21150.90.6
1964Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit262B1---1--111.0001.00------1150.90.6
1965Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27OF95--127521134132.9851.39------12178.558.6
1966Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28OF96--15031-154153.9941.59------11682.859.3
1966Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit283B4--21--331.0000.75------1163.42.5
1967Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29OF99--153922164162.9881.64------12082.561.1
1967Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit293B2--35-1881.0004.00------1201.71.2
1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30OF92--149531157154.9811.67------11182.956.8
1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit302B1--13-1441.0004.00------1110.90.6
1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit303B1---------------1110.90.6
1969Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan31OF80--118842130126.9691.58------8594.149.4
1969Montreal ExposNLMLBmon31OF22--39-4-4339.9071.77------3171.013.6
1970Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan32OF111--172853185180.9731.62------12489.568.9
1970Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan323B1---1--111.0001.00------1240.80.6
1971Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan33OF80--108341115111.9651.39------9187.949.4
1972Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan34OF100-787141311145144.9931.440.18-----11884.764.5
1973Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan35OF74-602964--1001001.0001.350.17-----8983.146.0
1974Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan36OF3--1---111.0000.33------664.51.9
1975Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan37OF5--9---991.0001.80------529.63.1
1976Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan38OF6--111--12121.0002.00------5012.03.7
1977Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan39OF1--1---111.0001.00------492.00.6
1979Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan41OF1---------------472.10.6
MLB Totals for OF - 17 season(s)-   OF1022-1389145957331215491516.9791.481.09-----10220.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 5 season(s)-   3B15--1419233533.9432.20------150.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 4 season(s)-   2B6--67-113131.0002.17------60.00.0
MLB Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C1--2---221.0002.00-----210.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1962San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn24---3-7---27-
1963Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25---1-----37-
1964Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26-1-1-----93-
1965Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27---------95-
1966Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28-----4---96-
1967Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29-----2---99-
1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30---1-1---92-
1969Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan31---------80-
1969Montreal ExposNLMLBmon31---------22-
1970Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan32-----1---111-
1971Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan33---------80-
1972Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan34---------100-
1973Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan35---------74-
1974Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan36---------3-
1975Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan37---------5-
1976Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan38---------6-
1977Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan39---------1-
1979Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan41---------1-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1974Los Angeles DodgersChamp. SeriesMLB3633010001000000000.333.333.333.666103.333.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1977Los Angeles DodgersChamp. SeriesMLB39111110000000000001.0001.0002.0003.0002111.0001.0001.0000.000.000.000.000.00100.00
1977Los Angeles DodgersWorld SeriesMLB3933000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1978Los Angeles DodgersChamp. SeriesMLB40210110000000000001.0001.0002.0003.0002111.0001.0001.0000.000.000.000.000.00100.00
1978Los Angeles DodgersWorld SeriesMLB4010000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000100.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs65132001000000000.600.6001.0001.600525.600.400.4000.000.000.000.000.0066.67
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs43000000001100000.000.250.000.250004.000.000.33325.0025.001.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1980Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan42First Base Coach1639271.5641.02Tom Lasorda
1980Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan42Hitting Coach1639271.5641.02Tom Lasorda
1981Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan43Hitting Coach1106347.5734.02Tom LasordaWon World Series (Yankees)
1982Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan44Hitting Coach1628874.5431.02Tom Lasorda
1983Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan45Hitting Coach1629171.562--1Tom LasordaLost NLCS (Phillies)
1984Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan46Hitting Coach1627983.48813.04Tom Lasorda
1985Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan47Hitting Coach1629567.586--1Tom LasordaLost NLCS (Cardinals)
1986Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan48Hitting Coach1627389.45123.05Tom Lasorda
1987Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan49Hitting Coach1627389.45117.04Tom Lasorda
1988Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan50Hitting Coach1619467.584--1Tom LasordaWon World Series (Athletics)
1989Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan51Hitting Coach1607783.48114.04Tom Lasorda
1990Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan52Assistant Coach1628676.5315.02Tom Lasorda
1991Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan53Assistant Coach1629369.5741.02Tom Lasorda
1992Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan54Assistant Coach1626399.38935.06Tom Lasorda
1993Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan55Assistant Coach1628181.50023.04Tom Lasorda
1994Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan56Assistant Coach1145856.509--1Tom Lasorda
1995Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan57Assistant Coach1447866.542--1Tom LasordaLost in 1st Round (Reds)
1996Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan58Bench Coach1629072.5561.02Tom Lasorda,Bill RussellLost in 1st Round (Braves)
1997Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan59Assistant Coach1628874.5432.02Bill Russell
1998Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan60Assistant Coach1628379.51215.03Bill Russell,Glenn Hoffman
1999Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan61Assistant Coach1627785.47523.04Davey Johnson
2000Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan62Assistant Coach1628676.53111.02Davey Johnson
2001Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan63Assistant Coach1628676.5316.03Jim Tracy
2002Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan64Assistant Coach1629270.5686.03Jim Tracy-
2003Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan65Assistant Coach1628577.52515.52Jim Tracy-
2004Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan66Assistant Coach1629369.574--1Jim TracyLost in 1st Round (Cardinals)
2005Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan67Assistant Coach1627191.43811.04Jim Tracy-
2006Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan68Assistant Coach1628874.543--1Grady LittleLost NLDS (Mets)
2007Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan69Assistant Coach1628280.5068.04Grady Little
2008Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan70Assistant Coach1628478.519--1Joe TorreLost in NLCS (Philadelphia)
2009Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan71Assistant Coach1629567.586--3Joe TorreLost in NLCS (Philadelphia)
2010Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan72Assistant Coach1628082.49412.02Joe Torre
2011Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan73Assistant Coach1618279.50911.53Don Mattingly
2012Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan74Assistant Coach1628676.5318.02Don Mattingly
2013Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan75Assistant Coach1629270.568--1Don MattinglyLost in NLCS (Cardinals)
* 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.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1982-10-04Released by Dodgers. 
1982-09-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
1980-10-08Released by Dodgers. 
1980-08-29ContractSigned as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
1979-10-01Released by Dodgers. 
1969-06-11TradeTraded by Expos with Maury Wills to Dodgers for Paul Popovich and Ron Fairly. 
1968-10-14Selected by Expos from Pirates in expansion draft (Pick #2). 
1963-04-04TradeTraded by Astros to Pirates for Howie Goss and Cash. 
1962-11-30TradeTraded by Giants with Dick LeMay to Astros for Joey Amalfitano. 
1957-02-21ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
* 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.