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Steve RenkoTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1965-1990 MLB Years: 1969-1983
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Drafted

PositionsP-451, 1B-1Position when Drafted1B-pPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameSteven Renko Jr.
Height6-5Weight230BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 10,1944 [73.250]PlaceKansas City,Kansas
High SchoolWyandotte (Kansas City,KS)
CollegeUniversity of Kansas (Lawrence,KS)

DraftedSelected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 24th round (461st overall) of the 1965 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutJune 27,1969 [24.199]
OrganizationsMON [8] NYN [5] BOS [2] CAL [2] CHN [2] CHA [1] KCA [1] OAK [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID17045Retrosheet IDrenks101MLBAM ID121071
RelationshipsFather of Steve Renko
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Player Notes:   Opening day starter for Montreal Expos in 1974
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts61Walks42Hittable49SO/BB48vsPower49Hitting40Durability57Team.458Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1965University of KansasBig8NCAA-1S/R20333.88862200046.0393220043750001.777.58--8.3514.571.74.500-
1966nullAA--Rel21000.0010100002.00000120000.50----4.509.002.00--
1967nullA+--Rel22811.6111011000084.04417150391090000.994.71--4.1811.682.79.889-
1968nullAA--Rel237113.29220220000145.011663530731060001.307.20--4.536.581.45.389-
1968nullAAA--Rel23413.00707000051.0352017017410001.026.18--3.007.242.41.800-
1968Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--Rel011123.21290290000196.015183700901470001.236.93--4.136.751.63.4782.26
1969nullAAA--Rel24365.4512012000066.0564340043570001.507.64--5.867.771.33.333-
1969Montreal ExposNLMLBmon18S/R24674.01181534020103.09454461450684021.398.191.224.355.921.36.4624.46
1970Montreal ExposNLMLBmon18ST2513114.32413387141222.2203121107271041423061.388.211.094.205.741.37.5424.42
1971Montreal ExposNLMLBmon18ST2615143.75403739320275.22561281152413512911031.428.360.784.414.210.96.5174.15
1972Montreal ExposNLMLBmon18S/R271105.20301218006097.09660561167664001.688.911.026.226.120.99.0914.58
1973Montreal ExposNLMLBmon18ST2815112.81363429011249.22019478261081649011.247.250.943.895.911.52.5773.91
1974Montreal ExposNLMLBmon18ST2912164.03373528110227.2222115102178113819101.338.780.673.205.461.70.4293.40
1975Montreal ExposNLMLBmon18S/R306124.07312563111170.017589772076998111.479.251.064.025.231.30.3334.31
1976Montreal ExposNLMLBmon18Rel31015.54514001013.015882340001.3810.381.382.082.771.33.0004.71
1976Chicago CubsNLMLBchn50ST318113.86282714100163.0164797012431121001.279.040.662.376.172.60.4213.01
1977Chicago CubsNLMLBchn50S/R32224.561385002151.05132261021341001.408.941.753.685.961.62.5005.17
1977Chicago White SoxALMLBcha50ST32503.54880000053.0552321317360011.359.280.512.876.082.121.0003.13
1978Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28ST336124.29272523120151.015277721067891121.459.060.603.995.301.33.3333.64
1979Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25ST341194.11272704100171.017486782253993021.339.161.162.795.211.87.5504.21
1980Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25S/R35994.19322391030165.018086771756902111.439.800.933.054.901.61.5004.03
1981California AngelsALMLBcal45S/R36843.44221570051102.0934039742500011.328.210.623.714.411.19.6673.78
1982California AngelsALMLBcal45S/R371164.44312384040156.016378771751813011.379.400.982.944.671.59.6474.10
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca18S/R386114.30251781021121.01446358936544001.4810.680.672.674.011.50.3533.72
1990University of KansasBig8NCAA-1S/R45673.7717143210093.0795439059890001.487.65--5.718.611.51.462-
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter1341463.99451365865793662490.024381233110724810101455734211.388.800.893.645.251.44.4791.37
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter22193.23530530000348.025114312501733150001.226.49--4.478.151.82.537-
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter774.38190190000117.0916357060980001.297.00--4.627.541.63.500-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter7113.24230230000147.011663530741080001.297.10--4.536.611.46.389-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter811.6111011000084.04417150391090000.994.71--4.1811.682.79.889-
NCAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter9103.81252054100139.0118865901021640001.587.62--6.5910.591.61.474-
Montreal Expos Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter68823.90238192464061831357.01262669589141624810582131.398.360.934.135.361.30.453-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter20184.15595095130336.0354172155391091895131.389.471.042.925.061.73.526-
California Angels Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter19104.055338154091258.025611811624931313021.358.930.843.244.571.41.655-
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter10134.02413564121214.22151119622641462001.309.010.922.686.122.28.435-
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6124.29272523120151.015277721067891121.459.060.603.995.301.33.333-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6114.30251781021121.01446358936544001.4810.680.672.674.011.50.353-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter503.54880000053.0552321317360011.359.280.512.876.082.121.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12133.99403285131220.02151099822891286021.388.800.893.645.251.44.4801.37
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14123.23340340000220.0159907901091990001.226.49--4.478.151.82.538-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1965MarionAppRk-2050169394933732000000000.290.290.467.7577913169.259.177.178.3340.000.000.004.1424.1426.53
1966AuburnNYPLA--216924638571021042000000000.232.232.411.64310122246.199.179.179.2800.000.000.004.0724.6038.60
1966WilliamsportEastAA-2159195203330718000000000.169.169.292.4615710195.138.123.123.2020.000.000.003.5927.8630.30
1966Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         12844158901321760000000000.204.204.358.56215832441.172.154.154.2460.000.000.003.8525.9435.56
1967Winter HavenFSLA+-2271197274331824000000000.218.218.365.5837212197.185.147.147.2620.000.000.004.0624.6327.91
1969TidewaterILAAA-241816351015000000000.313.313.563.8769216.267.250.250.3910.000.000.006.2516.0040.00
1969Montreal ExposNLMLBmon18p2418364600130011402002.167.189.250.4399139.238.083.111.2022.5635.9014.002.5636.0016.67
1970Montreal ExposNLMLBmon18p25418081630160021803001.200.220.275.49522485.246.075.100.2232.3521.189.001.1880.0025.00
1971Montreal ExposNLMLBmon18p2641100921502120022104003.210.225.320.545327106.247.110.130.2471.8919.8110.501.8950.0033.33
1972Montreal ExposNLMLBmon18p273224070000000500000.292.292.292.5847024.368.000.000.2660.0020.830.000.000.000.00
1973Montreal ExposNLMLBmon18p28418872460092082304001.273.333.341.674306100.369.068.182.3128.0023.002.880.000.0025.00
1974Montreal ExposNLMLBmon18p29378181712140052102002.210.256.309.56525488.271.099.160.2615.6823.864.201.1481.0023.53
1975Montreal ExposNLMLBmon18p30335451510171051305000.278.339.352.69119264.350.074.185.3237.8120.312.601.5654.0013.33
1976Montreal ExposNLMLBmon18p3153010000000100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.000.3090.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1976Chicago CubsNLMLBchn50p3129533500010001604003.094.094.094.1885057.135.000.000.0870.0028.070.000.000.000.00
1976Totals for NL-NL         34563600010001704003.107.107.107.2146060.154.000.000.0990.0028.330.000.000.000.00
1977Chicago CubsNLMLBchn50p321312020000002700000.167.286.167.4532014.400.000.167.23014.2950.003.500.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter2905314411416264230251390240012.215.250.286.53615224580.280.071.124.0004.3123.975.561.0388.5021.05
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter26782312718720633121000000000.227.227.386.61331859823.195.159.159.0000.000.000.004.0124.9431.55
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1816351015000000000.313.313.563.8769216.267.250.250.0000.000.000.006.2516.0040.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter59195203330718000000000.169.169.292.4615710195.138.123.123.0000.000.000.003.5927.8630.30
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter71197274331824000000000.218.218.365.5837212197.185.147.147.0000.000.000.004.0624.6327.91
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter6924638571021042000000000.232.232.411.64310122246.199.179.179.0000.000.000.004.0724.6038.60
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter50169394933732000000000.290.290.467.7577913169.259.177.178.0000.000.000.004.1424.1426.53
Montreal Expos Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter248466411071626413023116020009.230.266.311.57714524509.294.081.137.0004.5222.795.041.1877.6722.43
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter42653700010022304003.108.134.108.2427071.167.000.031.0002.8232.3911.500.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162297256491323201478013007.215.250.286.5368513324.280.071.124.0004.3123.975.561.0388.5021.05
Average Minor - Per 162 games162499771131242073000000000.227.227.386.61319336499.195.159.159.0000.000.000.004.0124.9431.55

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1969Montreal ExposNLMLBmon24P18-1037131-2120.9521.110.19-----18100.011.1
1970Montreal ExposNLMLBmon25P41-2221731735548.8731.170.22-----41100.025.3
1971Montreal ExposNLMLBmon26P40-2751736325653.9461.330.19-----4197.624.8
1972Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27P30-97417112221.9550.700.226842.9-3293.819.2
1972Montreal ExposNLMLBmon271B1-25---551.0005.002.50-----323.10.6
1973Montreal ExposNLMLBmon28P36-24913281-4241.9761.140.1615962.514187.822.2
1974Montreal ExposNLMLBmon29P37-2272046226866.9711.780.29-----37100.023.0
1975Montreal ExposNLMLBmon30P31-17013243-4037.9251.190.22-----3393.919.1
1976Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31P28-163917112726.9630.930.16-----2996.617.3
1976Montreal ExposNLMLBmon31P5-13-------------5100.03.1
1977Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32P13-5122--441.0000.310.08-----13100.08.0
1977Chicago White SoxALMLBcha32P8-53761-1413.9291.630.25-----8100.04.9
1978Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak33P27-151522132827.9641.000.18-----27100.016.7
1979Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34P27-17114202-3634.9441.260.20-----27100.016.9
1980Boston Red SoxALMLBbos35P32-1651417-131311.0000.970.19-----32100.020.0
1981California AngelsALMLBcal36P22-102210--12121.0000.550.12-----22100.020.0
1982California AngelsALMLBcal37P31-156914342623.8850.740.15-----31100.019.1
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca38P25-121813-121211.0000.840.17-----25100.015.4
MLB Totals for P - 15 season(s)-   P451-24891613162618503477.9481.060.19211755.314510.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1-25---551.0005.002.50-----10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1969Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2418----------
1970Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2541----------
1971Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2640----------
1972Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2730-1--------
1973Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2836----------
1974Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2937----------
1975Montreal ExposNLMLBmon3031----------
1976Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3128----------
1976Montreal ExposNLMLBmon315----------
1977Chicago CubsNLMLBchn3213----------
1977Chicago White SoxALMLBcha328----------
1978Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3327----------
1979Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3427----------
1980Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3532----------
1981California AngelsALMLBcal3622----------
1982California AngelsALMLBcal3731----------
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca3825----------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1995Cedar Rapids KernelsMidwAMinorcal50Pitching Coach1387662.5510.51Tom LawlessLost in 1st Round
1996Cedar Rapids KernelsMidwAMinorcal51Pitching Coach1356372.4679.04Tom LawlessLost in First Round
1997Birmingham BaronsSouAAMinorcha52Pitching Coach1387662.551--1Dave Huppert
1998Birmingham BaronsSouAAMinorcha53Pitching Coach1405882.41428.05Dave Huppert
1999Huntsville StarsSouAAMinormil54Pitching Coach1416477.45420.05Darrell Evans
2000Bakersfield BlazeCalifA+Minorsfn55Pitching Coach1408060.571--0Lenn SakataLost in 1st Round
2001San Jose GiantsCalifA+Minorsfn56Pitching Coach1407763.550--1Lenn SakataCo-League Champions
2003Battle Creek YankeesMidwAMinornya58Pitching Coach1377364.533--1Mitch SeoaneLost in Semi-Finals
2004Battle Creek YankeesMidwAMinornya59Pitching Coach1397168.5115.54Mitch Seoane,Bill Mosiello
2005Charleston (sc) RiverDogsSALAMinornya60Pitching Coach1388058.580--1Bill MosielloLost in Semi-Finals
2006High Desert MavericksCalifA+Minorkca61Pitching Coach1407367.5211.02Jeff CarterLost in 1st Round
* 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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1983-10-03Released by Royals. 
1983-02-09ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
1983-02-02Released by Angels. 
1981-01-23TradeTraded by Red Sox with Fred Lynn to Angels for Joe Rudi, Jim Dorsey and Frank Tanana. 
1979-01-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
1978-11-02Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1978-03-30TradeTraded by White Sox with Jim Essian to Athletics for Pablo Torrealba. 
1977-08-18TradeTraded by Cubs to White Sox for Larry Anderson and Cash. 
1976-05-17TradeTraded by Expos with Larry Biittner to Cubs for Andre Thornton. 
1969-06-15TradeTraded by Mets with Dave Colon, Bill Carden and Kevin Collins to Expos for Donn Clendenon. 
* 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.