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Vada PinsonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1956-1975 MLB Years: 1958-1975
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PositionsOF-2405, 1B-16, DH-7Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameVada Edward Pinson Jr.
Height5-11Weight181BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateAugust 11,1938PlaceMemphis,Tennessee
Death DateOctober 21,1995 [57.071]
High SchoolMcClymonds (Oakland,CA)
MLB DebutApril 15,1958 [19.247]
OrganizationsCIN [13] CLE [2] KCA [2] CAL [2] SLN [1] Awards1Awards Voting5-159
TBC Player ID16646Retrosheet IDpinsv101MLBAM ID120590
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed90Power73Contact74XBH69RBIs68Runs75Hitting82Durability74Team.509Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1956WausauNorthernInd-17752773577115223000000000.278.278.375.65310418277.273.097.097.2890.000.000.000.72138.5023.38
1957VisaliaCalifA+-1813556916520940202097000000000.367.367.613.98034980569.344.246.246.4270.000.000.003.5128.4538.28
1958SeattlePCLAAA-19124475921632881177000000000.343.343.505.84824047475.328.162.162.3720.000.000.002.3243.1828.83
1958Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin5of1927962026701821111812001.271.352.375.727368110.325.104.229.33110.0016.361.640.9196.0030.77
1959Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28of201546481312054792084216559812039.316.371.509.88033076706.349.193.301.3867.7913.881.782.8332.4037.07
1960Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28of211546521071873712206132124796511311.287.339.472.81130869706.311.185.288.3586.6613.602.042.8332.6036.90
1961Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28of2215460710120834816872310396314819.343.379.504.88330658659.358.161.247.3875.929.561.622.4337.9427.88
1962Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28of23155619107181317231002684568407712.292.341.477.81829561675.295.185.286.3566.6710.071.513.4126.9133.70
1963Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28of24162652962043714221062783680106316.313.347.514.86133573695.327.201.285.3765.1811.512.223.1729.6435.78
1964Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28of25156625991662311238482429951329.266.316.448.76428057676.283.182.259.3366.2114.642.363.4027.1734.34
1965Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28of2615966997204341022942184381763314.305.352.484.83632466728.320.179.263.3695.9111.131.883.0230.4132.35
1966Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28of2715661870178356167618103383576610.288.326.442.76827357669.309.154.220.3354.9312.412.522.3938.6332.02
1967Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28of281586509018728131866268268634116.288.318.454.77229559684.309.166.234.3453.8012.573.312.6336.1131.55
1968Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28of29130499601352965481711325905685.271.311.383.69419140542.295.112.188.3105.9010.891.840.9299.8029.63
1969St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28of30132495581262261070443563319212.255.303.384.68719038543.269.129.200.3096.4511.601.801.8449.5030.16
1970Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28of31148574741642862482762869306712.286.319.481.80027658611.287.195.246.3484.5811.292.463.9323.9235.37
1971Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28of32146566601492341135256215863309.263.295.376.67121338599.276.113.184.3053.519.682.761.8451.4525.50
1972California AngelsALMLBcal28of33136484561332427491763054544127.275.321.376.69718233527.295.101.186.3115.6910.251.801.3369.1424.81
1973California AngelsALMLBcal28of3412446656121146857552055087311.260.286.367.65317128501.276.107.150.2913.9910.982.751.6058.2523.14
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28of3511540646112182641215214523446.276.312.374.68615226436.295.098.190.3114.8210.322.141.3867.6723.21
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28of36103319387114542256102121445.223.248.335.58310723336.225.112.141.2592.986.252.101.1979.7532.39
MLB Totals - 18 Season(s)Filter24699645136627574851272561170305122574119654527869164.286.327.442.769426486810403.302.156.235.0005.5211.502.082.4637.6831.48
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2591044257372682831174000000000.356.356.564.9205891271044.337.208.208.0000.000.000.002.9733.6834.14
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter124475921632881177000000000.343.343.505.84824047475.328.162.162.0000.000.000.002.3243.1828.83
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13556916520940202097000000000.367.367.613.98034980569.344.246.246.0000.000.000.003.5128.4538.28
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter752773577115223000000000.278.278.375.65310418277.273.097.097.0000.000.000.000.72138.5023.38
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter156563359781881342961868142218440983133324137102.297.341.469.81029736246850.316.172.259.0005.9712.132.032.7234.0633.17
Cleveland Indians Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2941140134313511035117321249127939721.275.307.429.736489961210.282.154.215.0004.0510.502.592.8932.5730.67
California Angels Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter26095011225438815106221150109512111518.267.304.372.676353611028.286.105.168.0004.8610.602.181.4663.3324.02
Kansas City Royals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter21872584183327106326113166448811.252.284.357.64125949772.263.105.168.0004.028.552.131.3072.5026.78
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter132495581262261070443563319212.255.303.384.68719038543.269.129.200.0006.4511.601.801.8449.5030.16
Average MLB - Per 162 games1626339018132817772083878435511.286.327.442.76928057683.302.156.235.0005.5211.502.082.4637.6831.48
Average Minor - Per 162 games162653161233431819109000000000.356.356.564.92036879653.337.208.208.0000.000.000.002.9733.6834.14

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1958Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin19OF27--504-154541.0002.00------27100.017.5
1959Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin20OF154--4231174441434.9842.82------154100.0100.0
1960Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin21OF154--4011181420412.9812.68------154100.0100.0
1961Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin22OF153--39119104420410.9762.68------15499.499.4
1962Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin23OF152--3441341361357.9892.35------15598.193.8
1963Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24OF162--35798-374366.9792.26------162100.0100.0
1964Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25OF156--2991491322313.9722.01------156100.096.3
1965Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26OF159--354931366363.9922.28------159100.098.1
1966Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27OF154--3449131366353.9642.29------15698.796.3
1967Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28OF157--341451350345.9862.20------15899.496.9
1968Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29OF123--25876-271265.9782.15------13094.675.9
1969St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30OF124--218612225224.9961.81------13293.976.5
1970Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31OF141--265853278273.9821.94------14895.387.0
1970Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle311B7--191-220201.0002.86------1484.74.3
1971Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32OF141--3051172323316.9782.24------14696.687.0
1971Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle321B3--10--210101.0003.33------1462.11.9
1972California AngelsALMLBcal33OF135-10952051123218216.9911.600.20-----13699.387.1
1972California AngelsALMLBcal331B1-12---221.0002.002.00-----1360.70.6
1973California AngelsALMLBcal34OF121-9972101182229221.9651.830.22-----12497.674.7
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca35OF110--188942201197.9801.79------11595.767.9
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca35DH2---------------1151.71.2
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca351B1--10---10101.00010.00------1150.90.6
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca36OF82--14461-151150.9931.83------10379.650.6
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca36DH5---------------1034.93.1
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca361B4--7---771.0001.75------1033.92.5
MLB Totals for OF - 18 season(s)-   OF2405-209250971721012953705269.9812.192.52-----24050.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 5 season(s)-   1B16-1481-449491.0003.0649.00-----160.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH7---------------70.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1958Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin19---------27-
1959Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin20---------154-
1960Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin21---------154-
1961Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin22---------153-
1962Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin23---------152-
1963Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24---------162-
1964Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25---------156-
1965Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26---------159-
1966Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27---------154-
1967Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28---------157-
1968Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29---------123-
1969St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30---------124-
1970Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31--7------141-
1971Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32--3------141-
1972California AngelsALMLBcal33--1------135-
1973California AngelsALMLBcal34---------121-
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca35--1------1102
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca36--4------825

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1961Cincinnati RedsWorld SeriesMLB22522021000000100000.091.091.136.2273122.095.045.0450.004.550.000.000.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs522021000000100000.091.091.136.2273122.095.045.0450.004.550.000.000.0050.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1977Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea38First Base Coach1626498.39538.06Darrell Johnson
1977Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea38Hitting Coach1626498.39538.06Darrell Johnson
1978Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea39First Base Coach16056104.35035.07Darrell Johnson
1978Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea39Hitting Coach16056104.35035.07Darrell Johnson
1979Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea40First Base Coach1626795.41421.06Darrell Johnson
1979Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea40Hitting Coach1626795.41421.06Darrell Johnson
1980Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea41Hitting Coach16259103.36438.07Maury Wills,Darrell Johnson
1981Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha42Hitting Coach1065452.5098.53Tony La Russa
1982Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea43First Base Coach1627686.46917.04Rene Lachemann
1983Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea44First Base Coach16260102.37039.07Rene Lachemann,Del Crandall
1985Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet46Hitting Coach1618477.52215.03Sparky Anderson
1986Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet47Hitting Coach1628775.5378.53Sparky Anderson
1987Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet48Hitting Coach1629864.605--1Sparky AndersonLost ALCS (Twins)
1988Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet49Hitting Coach1628874.5431.02Sparky Anderson
1989Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet50Hitting Coach16259103.36430.07Sparky Anderson
1990Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet51Hitting Coach1627983.4889.03Sparky Anderson
1991Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet52Hitting Coach1628478.5197.03Sparky Anderson
1993Florida MarlinsNLMLBMLBflo54First Base Coach1626498.39533.06Rene Lachemann
1994Florida MarlinsNLMLBMLBflo55First Base Coach1155164.44323.55Rene Lachemann
* 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

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1961National League Gold Glove (Outfielder)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1976-04-04Released by Brewers. 
1976-01-14ContractSigned as Free Agent by Brewers. 
1975-12-15Released by Royals. 
1974-02-23TradeTraded by Angels to Royals for Barry Raziano and Cash. 
1971-10-05TradeTraded by Indians with Alan Foster and Frank Baker to Angels for Jerry Moses and Alex Johnson. 
1969-11-21TradeTraded by Cardinals to Indians for Jose Cardenal. 
1968-10-11TradeTraded by Reds to Cardinals for Wayne Granger and Bobby Tolan. 
1956-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
* 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.