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Steve NicosiaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1973-1985 MLB Years: 1978-1985
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1st Round Draft Pick
World Series Champion

PositionsC-383, OF-30, 1B-4Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameSteven Richard Nicosia
Height5-10Weight185BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 6,1956 [61.290]PlacePaterson,New Jersey
High SchoolNorth Miami Beach (North Miami Beach,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 1st round (24th overall) of the 1973 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutJuly 8,1978 [21.336]
OrganizationsPIT [11] SFN [2] MON [1] TOR [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID15973Retrosheet IDnicos001MLBAM ID119778
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed35Power53Contact75XBH56RBIs50Runs35Hitting53Durability24Team.508Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1973Charl. S.C.WcarA-1654165223882221000000000.230.230.339.5695612165.221.109.109.2540.000.000.001.2182.5031.58
1973SherbrookeEastAA-1639110000000000000.111.111.111.222109.111.000.000.1020.000.000.000.000.000.00
1973Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         57174233982221000000000.224.224.328.5525712174.215.104.103.2460.000.000.001.1587.0030.77
1974SalemCaroA+-17118413631261691592000000000.305.305.496.80120540413.279.191.191.3600.000.000.003.6327.5331.75
1975ShreveportTexAA-181103705299156639000000000.268.268.389.65714427370.255.121.122.2960.000.000.001.6261.6727.27
1976Char., W.Va.ILAAA-191173782999200849000000000.262.262.378.64014328378.246.116.116.2920.000.000.002.1247.2528.28
1977Columbus ClippersILAAApit-20258512185041211131211100.212.320.412.732359101.200.200.353.32812.8711.880.923.9621.2550.00
1978Columbus ClippersILAAApit-c2111136666118205127423626133500.322.420.503.92318437439.356.181.347.41414.1213.900.982.7330.5031.36
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit16c2135000000001000000.000.167.000.167006.000.000.200.11816.670.000.000.000.000.00
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit16c2270191225516041302231701075.288.364.435.7998320215.300.147.257.34810.707.910.741.8647.7536.36
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit16c236017616388012201191612356.216.291.278.569499201.228.062.165.2559.457.960.840.50176.0023.68
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit16c2454169213910121831131002027.231.286.337.6235713184.236.106.195.2837.075.430.771.0984.5033.33
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit16c2539100628301701111302141.280.348.340.688344114.310.060.160.3029.6511.401.180.88100.0014.29
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit16c262146462011001702005.130.149.239.38811349.132.109.130.1732.0414.297.002.0446.0050.00
1983San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn7c2615334110006003201012.333.389.333.72211037.355.000.091.3258.115.410.670.000.000.00
1983Totals for NL-NL         36798172017004903017.215.253.278.53122386.232.063.114.2384.6510.472.251.1679.0017.65
1984San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn7c27481329401122191181401303.303.336.462.7986115144.319.159.220.3515.569.721.751.3966.0037.50
1985Montreal ExposNLMLBmon6c28427141220011071101002.169.244.197.44114279.200.028.141.2128.8613.921.570.000.0016.67
1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor35c28615040001000000000.267.267.267.5344015.267.000.000.2400.000.000.000.000.000.00
1985Totals for MLB-MLB         488641620021071101002.186.247.209.45618294.213.023.116.2167.4511.701.570.000.0012.50
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter35893886233523118856869011271931.248.310.345.655324661044.263.097.188.0008.248.621.051.0585.2728.33
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter538178624549984224728734757344600.279.309.430.7397681531875.270.151.192.0004.003.890.972.5138.0030.66
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2538291072354552413534757344600.283.344.437.78136274918.286.154.242.0008.177.950.972.6134.5431.49
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter11337953100156639000000000.264.264.383.64714527379.252.119.119.0000.000.000.001.5863.1727.00
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter118413631261691592000000000.305.305.496.80120540413.279.191.191.0000.000.000.003.6327.5331.75
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter54165223882221000000000.230.230.339.5695612165.221.109.109.0000.000.000.001.2182.5031.58
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter247687691663919613568631941824.242.309.341.65023449769.254.099.195.0008.848.190.931.1776.3329.52
San Francisco Giants Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter63165135111222511111602315.309.346.436.7827215181.327.127.194.0006.088.841.451.1082.5029.41
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter427141220011071101002.169.244.197.44114279.200.028.141.0008.8613.921.570.000.0016.67
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter615040001000000000.267.267.267.5344015.267.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16242439105241540233941053914.248.310.345.65514730472.263.097.188.0008.248.621.051.0585.2728.33
Average Minor - Per 162 games16253874150257148611232211200.279.309.430.73923146565.270.151.192.0004.003.890.972.5138.0030.66

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Columbus Clippers ILAAApit21C78--4433487485477.9846.12-----611170.356.1
1978Columbus Clippers ILAAApit21OF27--383-141411.0001.52------11124.319.4
1978Columbus Clippers ILAAApit211B2--511176.8573.00------1111.81.4
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit21C1--81--991.0009.00-2166.7-333.30.6
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22C65--3202534348345.9915.31-311666.027092.940.1
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23C58--2842554314309.9845.33-371374.0-6096.735.8
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24C52--2572352285280.9825.38-381473.125496.351.0
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25C35--1822221206204.9905.83-261465.023989.721.6
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25OF3--1---111.0000.33------397.71.9
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26C15--7631-8079.9885.27-15383.312171.49.3
1983San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn26C9--5561-6261.9846.78-7187.5-1560.05.6
1984San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn27C41--1901131204201.9854.90-42785.764885.425.3
1985Montreal ExposNLMLBmon28C23--805118685.9883.70-10-100.0-4254.814.3
1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor28C6--232-125251.0004.17-1233.3-6100.03.7
1985Montreal ExposNLMLBmon281B2--6---661.0003.00------424.81.2
MLB Totals for C - 8 season(s)-   C305--1475123211416191598.9875.24-2097174.6133050.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF3--1---111.0000.33------30.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B2--6---661.0003.00------20.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C78--4433487485477.9846.12-----6780.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF27--383-141411.0001.52------270.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B2--511176.8573.00------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Columbus Clippers ILAAApit21-782------27-
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit21-1---------
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22-65---------
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23-58---------
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24-52---------
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25-35-------3-
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26-15---------
1983San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn26-9---------
1984San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn27-41---------
1985Montreal ExposNLMLBmon28-232--------
1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor28-6---------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1979Pittsburgh PiratesWorld SeriesMLB22416110000000200000.063.063.063.1261016.071.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs416110000000200000.063.063.063.1261016.071.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1985-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1985-09-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
1985-08-22Released by Expos. 
1985-02-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Expos. 
1984-11-08Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1983-08-19TradeTraded by Pirates to Giants for Milt May and Cash. 
* 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.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Montreal ExposTeam Payroll28105,000-5012017370,78060,000105,000
1985Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll28105,000-5012317370,78060,000105,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red