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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Louis Victor Piniella
Stat Years
1963-1984  [mlb] 1964-1984
Height/Weight
6-2 / 199
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
OF (1400) ... DH (231) ... 1B (3)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
1943-08-28 in Tampa, Florida   [76.180]
Death
High School
Jesuit (Tampa,FL)
Colleges
University of Tampa (Tampa, Florida)
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Cleveland Indians in 1962
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1964-09-04 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.007)
Service Time
Organizations
NYA [11] KCA [5] BAL [1] CLE [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 16644 ... retro id: pinil001 ... mlbam id: 120586
Relations
Cousin of Dave Magadan
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1963PeninsulaCaroA+----19of---114354871170294167780347000000.310.351.465.81658225549.000.155.0005.8412.032.0634.22.7528.8
    1964Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal2420ofL-S-E-P241000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1965ElmiraEastAA----21of---312649064122296116450225700000.249.281.400.68151219646.000.151.0004.3011.132.5944.52.1537.7
    1966PortlandPCLAAA----22of---41334574713222375260205200000.289.319.396.71547718132.000.107.0004.1910.902.6065.31.4724.2
    1967PortlandPCLAAA----23of---51133964612220185620234700000.308.346.424.77041916829.000.116.0005.4911.222.0449.51.9123.8
    1968PortlandPCLAAA----24of---68833149105153136200193100000.317.354.498.85235016531.000.181.0005.438.861.6325.53.7129.5
    1968Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2324ofL-S-E-P665100001000000100.000.000.000.000600.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1969Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca925ofL-S-E-P7135493431392161168243356319212.282.325.416.74153920538.197.134.2946.1210.391.7044.82.0427.3
    1970Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca926ofL-S-E-P8144542541632451188363542225615.301.342.424.76658623040.183.123.3085.977.171.2049.31.8824.5
    1971Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca927ofL-S-E-P912644843125215351532143205412.279.311.368.67947616529.141.089.3004.419.032.05149.30.6323.2
    1972Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca928ofL-S-E-P10151574651793341172723459844925.312.356.441.79762425348.197.129.3315.459.461.7452.21.7626.8
    1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca929ofL-S-E-P1114451353128281969573065235722.250.291.361.65255318538.166.111.2685.4211.752.1757.01.6329.7
    1974New York YankeesALMLBnya1430ofL-S-E-P12140518711582609701832582411718.305.341.407.74856721135.151.102.3235.6410.231.8157.61.5922.1
    1975New York YankeesALMLBnya1431ofL-S-E-P137419973941022001622303313.196.262.226.488221455.111.030.2177.249.951.380.00.0012.8
    1976New York YankeesALMLBnya1432of-dhL-S-E-P14100327369216633801183423184.281.322.394.71635112925.165.113.3065.139.691.89109.00.8527.2
    1977New York YankeesALMLBnya1433of-dhL-S-E-P15103339471121931245222031154312.330.365.510.87536917334.239.180.3335.428.401.5528.23.2530.4
    1978New York YankeesALMLBnya1434ofL-S-E-P1613047267148345669313436241812.314.361.445.80651321045.208.131.3296.637.021.0678.71.1730.4
    1979New York YankeesALMLBnya1435ofL-S-E-P17130461491372221169321731238617.297.320.425.74549119635.167.128.2953.466.311.8241.92.2425.5
    1980New York YankeesALMLBnya1436ofL-S-E-P181163213992180227022920023517.287.343.361.70435511620.159.074.2988.175.630.69160.50.5621.7
    1981New York YankeesALMLBnya1437of-dhL-S-E-P19601591644905180113902047.277.331.428.7591746814.226.151.2697.475.170.6931.82.8731.8
    1982New York YankeesALMLBnya1438dh-ofL-S-E-P201022613380171637011818121612.307.352.448.80028311724.207.141.3116.366.361.0043.52.1230.0
    1983New York YankeesALMLBnya1439ofL-S-E-P215314819439121611111210034.291.344.405.7491606012.189.114.3066.887.501.0974.01.2527.9
    1984New York YankeesALMLBnya1440ofL-S-E-P2229868264116007500017.302.355.407.76293356.186.105.3137.535.380.7186.01.0823.1
    MLB Totals (18 yrs)17475867651170530541102766324136854131356182209.291.333.409.74263622398448.179.118.3035.788.501.4757.51.6026.3
    American League Totals (18 yrs)17475867651170530541102766324136854131356182209.291.333.409.74263622398448.179.118.3035.788.501.4757.51.6026.3
    Minor League Totals6032222277651115175531121011825700000.293.329.434.7632340965187.204.141.3125.0410.982.1840.42.3528.7
    Minor: A+ Totals14354871170294167780347000000.310.351.465.81658225549.232.155.3335.8412.032.0634.22.7528.8
    Minor: AA Totals12649064122296116450225700000.249.281.400.68151219646.206.151.2634.3011.132.5944.52.1537.7
    Minor: AAA Totals334118414235957728170806213000000.303.338.434.772124651492.190.131.3234.9810.432.1042.32.2525.6
    New York Yankees Totals (11 yrs)103732913929711782057417101921527614253254123.295.338.413.75135771360255.181.118.3066.017.721.2857.71.5926.3
    Kansas City Royals Totals (5 yrs)7002570258734127214534822221532651710282886.286.327.404.73127781038193.178.118.3015.519.541.7357.11.6226.3
    Cleveland Indians Totals (1 yrs)65100001000000100.000.000.000.000600.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (1 yrs)41000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1968Cleveland IndiansALMLB24OF200.01000111.0000.500.001.233.313
    1969Kansas City RoyalsALMLB25OF12900.02781371298291.9772.300.0079.695.61
    1970Kansas City RoyalsALMLB261B100.03000331.0003.000.000.60.76
    1970Kansas City RoyalsALMLB26OF13900.0247642257253.9841.800.0085.896.52
    1971Kansas City RoyalsALMLB27OF11500.0201632210207.9861.800.0071.491.32
    1972Kansas City RoyalsALMLB28OF14901,287.1275872290283.9761.900.2296.898.71
    1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLB29OF12801,070.2196933208205.9861.600.1979.088.92
    1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLB29DH900.0000000.0000.000.005.66.38
    1974New York YankeesALMLB301B100.05000551.0005.000.000.60.75
    1974New York YankeesALMLB30OF13000.02651630284281.9892.200.0080.292.93
    1974New York YankeesALMLB30DH600.0000000.0000.000.003.74.34
    1975New York YankeesALMLB31OF4600.0655107170.9861.500.0028.862.25
    1975New York YankeesALMLB31DH1200.0000000.0000.000.007.516.27
    1976New York YankeesALMLB32OF4900.0106420112110.9822.200.0030.849.04
    1976New York YankeesALMLB32DH3800.0000000.0000.000.0023.938.02
    1977New York YankeesALMLB331B100.0910010101.00010.000.000.61.04
    1977New York YankeesALMLB33OF5100.0772208179.9751.500.0031.549.55
    1977New York YankeesALMLB33DH4300.0000000.0000.000.0026.541.72
    1978New York YankeesALMLB34OF10300.0213470224217.9692.100.0063.279.23
    1978New York YankeesALMLB34DH2300.0000000.0000.000.0014.117.74
    1979New York YankeesALMLB35OF11200.02041341221217.9821.900.0070.086.22
    1979New York YankeesALMLB35DH1600.0000000.0000.000.0010.012.34
    1980New York YankeesALMLB36OF10400.0157851170165.9711.600.0064.289.72
    1980New York YankeesALMLB36DH700.0000000.0000.000.004.36.08
    1981New York YankeesALMLB37OF3600.0692117271.9862.000.0033.660.05
    1981New York YankeesALMLB37DH1900.0000000.0000.000.0017.831.74
    1982New York YankeesALMLB38OF4000.06820170701.0001.800.0024.739.25
    1982New York YankeesALMLB38DH5500.0000000.0000.000.0034.053.92
    1983New York YankeesALMLB39OF4300.0674327471.9591.700.0026.581.16
    1983New York YankeesALMLB39DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.97
    1984New York YankeesALMLB40OF2400.04030043431.0001.800.0014.882.87
    1984New York YankeesALMLB40DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.26.95
    MLB Totals - (1B)3001710018181.0006.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)140002,3572529105521626862634.9811.901.120.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)23100000000.0000.000.000.00.00
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    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1968MLB---------2-
    1969MLB---------129-
    1970MLB--1------139-
    1971MLB---------115-
    1972MLB---------149-
    1973MLB---------1289
    1974MLB--1------1306
    1975MLB---------4612
    1976MLB---------4938
    1977MLB--1------5143
    1978MLB---------10323
    1979MLB---------11216
    1980MLB---------1047
    1981MLB---------3619
    1982MLB---------4055
    1983MLB---------431
    1984MLB---------242
    Totals--3------1400231