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Curt MottonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1962-1974 MLB Years: 1967-1974
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PositionsOF-144, DH-2Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameCurtell Howard Motton
Height5-7Weight175BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 24,1940PlaceDarnell,Louisiana
Death DateJanuary 21,2010 [69.119]
High SchoolEncinal (Alameda,CA)
CollegeUniversity of California (Berkeley,CA), Santa Rosa Junior College (Santa Rosa,CA)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1961 by the Chicago Cubs.
Signing Bonus$4,000
MLB DebutJuly 5,1967 [26.284]
OrganizationsBAL [10] CAL [1] CHN [1] MIL [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID15721Retrosheet IDmottc101MLBAM ID119457
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed53Power83Contact47XBH83RBIs79Runs74Hitting44Durability14Team.538Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1962St. CloudNorthernInd-21124440701282241369000000000.291.291.448.73919739440.269.157.157.3240.000.000.002.9533.8530.47
1963StocktonCalifA+-221304571041522881090000000000.333.333.495.82822646457.318.162.162.3640.000.000.002.1945.7030.26
1965Fox CitiesMidwA-2444167244641620000000000.275.275.419.6947011167.248.144.144.3070.000.000.003.5927.8323.91
1966ElmiraEastAA-25112394721131971162000000000.287.287.454.74117937394.266.167.168.3240.000.000.002.7935.8232.74
1966RochesterILAAA-2527104223553413000000000.337.337.558.8955812104.310.221.221.3900.000.000.003.8526.0034.29
1966Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1394989414824101575000000000.297.297.476.77323749498.275.179.179.3370.000.000.003.0133.2033.11
1967RochesterILAAA-26113387831252941870000000000.323.323.558.88121651387.290.235.235.3930.000.000.004.6521.5040.80
1967Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal21of26276551320290151420302.200.267.323.59021475.212.123.185.2686.6718.672.802.6732.5030.77
1968Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal21of278321727437082513314312307.198.298.341.6397415254.207.143.276.29912.2016.931.393.1527.1334.88
1969Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal21of28568915276062131131011000.303.398.573.9715112104.288.270.438.43412.509.620.775.7714.8344.44
1970Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal21of29528416193131912182012000.226.369.393.762337105.262.167.369.35217.1419.051.112.8628.0036.84
1971Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal21of3038531310104800101202001.189.317.434.75123565.162.245.434.34615.3818.461.206.1513.2550.00
1972Salt Lake CityPCLAAA-312675152430515000000000.320.320.560.88042875.271.240.240.4000.000.000.006.6715.0033.33
1972Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil21of3166110012001200000.167.286.667.953417.000.500.667.42514.2928.572.0014.296.00100.00
1972California AngelsALMLBcal6of3142396610010051200001.154.250.179.4297144.222.025.154.21311.3627.272.400.000.0016.67
1972Totals for AL-AL         48457710130061400001.156.255.244.49911251.200.088.222.24211.7627.452.331.9645.0028.57
1973Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal21of-dh3256220014001100000.333.429.8331.262517.250.500.667.54114.2914.291.0014.296.0050.00
1974Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal21of3378000000002200000.000.200.000.2000010.000.000.250.14320.0020.001.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter3165678512120125895786116576011.213.319.384.70321846671.222.171.319.00012.8217.291.353.7322.6838.02
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter4521584320495882354270000000000.313.313.499.8127911651584.288.186.187.0000.000.000.003.4129.3333.33
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1665661201843772798000000000.325.325.558.88331671566.291.233.233.0000.000.000.004.7720.9638.59
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter112394721131971162000000000.287.287.454.74117937394.266.167.168.0000.000.000.002.7935.8232.74
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1304571041522881090000000000.333.333.495.82822646457.318.162.162.0000.000.000.002.1945.7030.26
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter44167244641620000000000.275.275.419.6947011167.248.144.144.0000.000.000.003.5927.8323.91
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter124440701282241369000000000.291.291.448.73919739440.269.157.157.0000.000.000.002.9533.8530.47
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter2685227811419124865780102576010.218.325.397.72220744620.224.179.328.00012.9016.451.283.8721.7538.60
California Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter42396610010051200001.154.250.179.4297144.222.025.154.00011.3627.272.400.000.0016.67
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter66110012001200000.167.286.667.953417.000.500.667.00014.2928.572.0014.296.00100.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1622914462101134634445934306.213.319.384.70311224344.222.171.319.00012.8217.291.353.7322.6838.02
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625681151773281997000000000.313.313.499.81228459568.288.186.187.0000.000.000.003.4129.3333.33

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1967Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26OF18--36-1-3736.9732.00------2766.711.2
1968Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27OF54--9121-9493.9891.72------8365.133.3
1969Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28OF20--26---26261.0001.30------5635.712.3
1970Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29OF21--321--33331.0001.57------5240.413.0
1971Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30OF16--201--21211.0001.31------3842.110.1
1972California AngelsALMLBcal31OF9-5715---15151.0001.670.26-----4221.45.8
1972Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil31OF3-4-------------650.01.9
1973Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32OF1-2-------------520.00.6
1973Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32DH1---------------520.00.6
1974Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33OF2--4---441.0002.00------728.61.2
1974Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33DH1---------------714.30.6
MLB Totals for OF - 8 season(s)-   OF144-6322442-230228.9911.583.62-----1440.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH2---------------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1967Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26---------18-
1968Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27---------54-
1969Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28---------20-
1970Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29---------21-
1971Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30---------16-
1972California AngelsALMLBcal31---------9-
1972Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil31---------3-
1973Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32---------11
1974Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal33---------21

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1969Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB2822010001000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1969Baltimore OriolesWorld SeriesMLB2811000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1971Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB30110110010000000001.0001.0002.0003.0002111.0001.0001.0000.000.000.000.000.00100.00
1974Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB3311000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs44021002000000000.500.500.7501.250314.500.250.2500.000.000.000.000.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs11000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1989Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal48First Base Coach1628775.5372.02Frank Robinson
1990Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal49First Base Coach1617685.47211.55Frank Robinson
1990Rochester Red WingsILAAAMinorbal49Hitting Coach1458956.614--1Greg Biagini
1991Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal50First Base Coach1626795.41424.06Johnny Oates,Frank Robinson
1994Rochester Red WingsILAAAMinorbal53Hitting Coach1618774.5409.51Bob Miscik
1997Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal56Special Assignment Scout1629864.605--1Davey JohnsonLost ALCS (Indians)
* 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
1973-07-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Orioles. 
1973-07-16Released by Angels. 
1972-05-26TradeTraded by Brewers to Angels for Archie Reynolds. 
1971-12-09TradeTraded by Orioles to Brewers for Bob Reynolds and Cash. 
1962-11-26Selected by Orioles from Cubs in the minor league draft. 
1961-07-20ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
* 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.