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Amos OtisTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1965-1984 MLB Years: 1967-1984
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PositionsOF-1927, DH-23, 3B-4Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameAmos Joseph Otis
Height5-11Weight166BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateApril 26,1947 [71.054]PlaceMobile,Alabama
High SchoolWilliamson (Mobile,AL)

DraftedSelected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 5th round (95th overall) of the 1965 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 6,1967 [20.133]
OrganizationsKCA [14] NYN [3] PIT [3] Awards5Awards Voting5-328
TBC Player ID16238Retrosheet IDotisa001MLBAM ID120111
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Player Notes:   Inducted into the Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame in 1986
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed80Power67Contact57XBH66RBIs67Runs67Hitting68Durability58Team.520Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1965HarlanAppRk-18672525583115939000000000.329.329.520.84913125252.305.191.190.3740.000.000.003.5728.0030.12
1966OneontaNYPLA--1911641954113177346000000000.270.270.365.63515327419.264.095.095.2780.000.000.000.72139.6723.89
1967JacksonvilleILAAA-2012640762109117339000000000.268.268.351.61914321407.262.083.084.2760.000.000.000.74135.6719.27
1967New York MetsNLMLBnyn28of20195961320010451311000.220.292.254.54615266.283.034.051.2577.5819.702.600.000.0015.38
1968JacksonvilleILAAA-21139500761432941570000000000.286.286.450.73622548500.264.164.164.3350.000.000.003.0033.3333.57
1969TidewaterILAAA-227124855811421043000000000.327.327.520.84712926248.298.193.194.3790.000.000.004.0324.8032.10
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn25of22489361431041062703010.151.202.204.406194102.212.053.129.1875.8826.474.500.000.0028.57
1970Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26of23159620911763691158332686716538.284.353.424.77726356700.302.140.300.3489.719.570.991.5756.3631.82
1971Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26of241475558016726415795284074228218.301.345.443.78824645607.321.142.294.3556.5912.191.852.4737.0026.95
1972Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26of251435407515828211542812505936636.293.352.413.76522341605.309.120.243.3488.269.751.181.8249.0925.95
1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26of261485838917521426931396347113510.300.368.484.85228251651.290.184.298.3819.687.220.753.9922.4229.14
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26of2714655287157319127318558672812416.284.348.438.78624252632.299.154.283.3549.1810.601.161.9046.0033.12
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26of28132470871162669463911664844418.247.342.385.72718141548.257.138.338.33712.048.760.731.6452.2235.34
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26of2915359293165402188626755100558713.279.341.444.78526360665.305.165.291.3568.2715.041.822.7132.8936.36
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26of301424788512020817782377188039513.251.342.433.77520745561.270.182.364.34012.6615.691.243.0328.1237.50
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26of3114148674145307229632866544110710.298.380.525.90525559567.293.227.412.39711.649.520.823.8822.0940.69
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26of3215157710017028218903056892375812.295.369.444.81325648660.322.149.310.36010.3013.941.352.7332.0628.24
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26of33107394569916310531613970321009.251.316.383.69915129448.275.132.269.3158.7115.631.792.2339.4029.29
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26of349937249100223957167315923917.269.321.417.73815534417.291.148.255.3337.4314.151.902.1641.3334.00
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26of35125475731362531188953765219317.286.335.421.75620039524.306.135.221.3347.0612.401.762.1043.1828.68
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26of3698356359316344152276300137.261.313.357.67012723384.307.096.180.3007.0316.412.331.0489.0024.73
1984Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26of374097616400100071501404.165.213.206.419204109.186.041.113.1956.4213.762.140.000.0025.00
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter1998729910922020374661931007341937571008335410353158.277.343.425.76831056338246.295.148.286.0009.1812.221.332.3437.8231.34
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter5191826302529822540237000000000.290.290.428.7187811471826.274.138.138.0000.000.000.002.1945.6527.79
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3361155193333541328152000000000.288.288.430.718497951155.271.142.142.0000.000.000.002.4241.2528.53
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11641954113177346000000000.270.270.365.63515327419.264.095.095.0000.000.000.000.72139.6723.89
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter672525583115939000000000.329.329.520.84913125252.305.191.190.0000.000.000.003.5728.0030.12
Kansas City Royals Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter1891705010741977365651939923408973995332499952154.280.347.433.78030516237969.297.153.293.0009.2711.961.292.4236.5331.51
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter671521227510514114014010.178.238.224.462346168.241.046.099.0006.5523.813.640.000.0022.22
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4097616400100071501404.165.213.206.419204109.186.041.113.0006.4213.762.140.000.0025.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625928916430516822886182348413.277.343.425.76825251669.295.148.286.0009.1812.221.332.3437.8231.34
Average Minor - Per 162 games162570941652681274000000000.290.290.428.71824446570.274.138.138.0000.000.000.002.1945.6527.79

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1967New York MetsNLMLBnyn20OF16--222-124241.0001.50------1984.29.9
1967New York MetsNLMLBnyn203B1--1---111.0001.00------195.30.6
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn22OF35--463--49491.0001.40------4872.921.6
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn223B3--331-76.8572.00------486.31.9
1970Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca23OF159--3881546407403.9902.53------159100.098.1
1971Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24OF144--4041044418414.9902.88------14798.089.4
1972Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25OF137-1190351633360357.9922.610.30-----14395.889.0
1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26OF134-11603301054345340.9862.540.29-----14890.582.7
1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26DH14---------------1489.58.6
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27OF143--425863439433.9863.03------14697.988.3
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27DH2---------------1461.41.2
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28OF130--310943323319.9882.45------13298.580.2
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29OF152--373531381378.9922.49------15399.393.8
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30OF140--326103-339336.9912.40------14298.686.4
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31OF136--382921393391.9952.88------14196.584.0
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31DH1---------------1410.70.6
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32OF146--3851135399396.9922.71------15196.790.1
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32DH4---------------1512.62.5
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33OF105--310641320316.9883.01------10798.164.8
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34OF97--294621302300.9933.09------9998.094.2
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34DH1---------------991.01.0
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca35OF125--308511314313.9972.50------125100.077.2
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca36OF96--233611240239.9962.49------9898.059.3
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca36DH1---------------981.00.6
1984Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit37OF32--4952-5654.9641.69------4080.019.8
MLB Totals for OF - 17 season(s)-   OF1927-23504936126473551095062.9912.632.15-----19270.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 6 season(s)-   DH23---------------230.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B4--431-87.8751.75------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1967New York MetsNLMLBnyn20-----1---16-
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn22-----3---35-
1970Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca23---------159-
1971Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24---------144-
1972Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25---------137-
1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26---------13414
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27---------1432
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28---------130-
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29---------152-
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30---------140-
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31---------1361
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32---------1464
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33---------105-
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34---------971
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca35---------125-
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca36---------961
1984Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit37---------32-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1976Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB2911000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1977Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB30516121002202300000.125.222.188.4103118.154.063.31311.1116.671.500.000.0050.00
1978Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB31414262001403500000.429.529.5711.1008217.667.142.64317.6529.411.670.000.0033.33
1980Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB33312241000200300000.333.333.417.7505112.444.084.2500.0025.000.000.000.0025.00
1980Kansas City RoyalsWorld SeriesMLB336234112037003300000.478.538.9571.49522526.471.479.60911.5411.541.0011.547.6745.45
1981Kansas City RoyalsDiv SeriesMLB34312000001000400000.000.000.000.0000012.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs312000001000400000.000.000.000.0000012.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 4 yrs134351240038051100000.279.354.372.72616448.375.093.39510.4222.922.200.000.0033.33
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs6234112037003300000.478.538.9571.49522526.471.479.60911.5411.541.0011.547.6745.45

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1988San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn41Hitting Coach1618378.51611.03Larry Bowa,Jack McKeon
1989San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn42Hitting Coach1628973.5493.02Jack McKeon
1993Colorado RockiesNLMLBMLBcol46Hitting Coach1626795.41437.06Don Baylor
1994Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAMinorcol47Hitting Coach1397069.50413.03Brad MillsLost in Semi-Finals
1995Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAMinorcol48Hitting Coach1377166.51813.03Brad MillsLeague Champions
* 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.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [5]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1971American League Gold Glove (Outfielder)1
1973American League Gold Glove (Outfielder)1
1974American League Gold Glove (Outfielder) ... American League Player of the Week (August 5-August 11)2
1978American League Player of the Week (September 11-September 17)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1984-08-05Released by Pirates. 
1983-12-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1983-11-07Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1969-12-03TradeTraded by Mets with Bob Johnson to Royals for Joe Foy. 
1966-11-29Selected by Mets from Red Sox in the minor league draft. 
* 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.