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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Manuel Joseph Rivera
Stat Years
1952-1961  [mlb] 1952-1961
Height/Weight
6-0 / 196
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
OF (1038) ... 1B (31)
Draft Position
 
Born Date/Place
Death
2017-11-13 [95.114]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
None listed
Colleges
Draft
MLB Debut
1952-04-15 - Boxscore  (Age: 29.267)
Service Time
Organizations
CHA [9] KC1 [1] SLA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 17185 ... retro id: rivej101 ... mlbam id: 121249
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1952St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla729of---197336458613643087295924003.256.319.366.68537112323.199.110.0007.8215.902.0384.01.0826.7
    1952Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3929of---153201275073318132212702001.249.320.358.6782247213.269.109.0009.3812.051.2967.01.3426.0
    1953Chicago White SoxALMLBcha730of---21565677914726161178221553706130015.259.329.420.74963923853.266.161.0008.2910.951.3251.51.7236.0
    1954Chicago White SoxALMLBcha731of---31454906214016813611810496865207.286.356.431.78755221137.261.145.3098.8812.321.3937.72.3626.4
    1955Chicago White SoxALMLBcha732of---414745471120244105225166259110365.264.352.401.75353018238.293.137.28411.7011.130.9545.41.8931.7
    1956Chicago White SoxALMLBcha733of---5139491761252351266209497536623.255.322.395.71755519440.263.140.2768.8313.511.5340.92.1632.0
    1957Chicago White SoxALMLBcha734ofL-S-E-P61254025110321614521824080333611.256.326.443.76945117841.326.187.2868.8717.742.0028.73.1039.8
    1958Chicago White SoxALMLBcha735ofL-S-E-P7116276376284935213244911757.225.282.380.66230910521.308.155.2367.7715.862.0430.72.9133.9
    1959Chicago White SoxALMLBcha736ofL-S-E-P88017718399441953111910331.220.266.384.6501926817.237.164.2235.739.901.7344.22.0843.6
    1960Chicago White SoxALMLBcha737ofL-S-E-P948171750011403300000.294.400.471.8712081.588.177.30815.0015.001.0017.05.0020.0
    1961Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc11038ofL-S-E-P106414120348021062241400003.241.352.340.6921654810.298.099.25614.558.480.5870.51.2129.4
    MLB Totals (11 yrs)117035525039111555683422160693655232344242256.256.328.402.73040081427294.274.146.2799.1113.051.4342.82.0732.3
    American League Totals (11 yrs)117035525039111555683422160693655232344242256.256.328.402.73040081427294.274.146.2799.1113.051.4342.82.0732.3
    Chicago White Sox Totals (9 yrs)100930754387911345077382146603124502140242250.257.328.408.73634721256261.281.151.2788.9912.961.4439.92.2233.0
    St. Louis Browns Totals (1 yrs)97336458613643087295924003.256.319.366.68537112323.199.110.3007.8215.902.0384.01.0826.7
    Kansas City Athletics Totals (1 yrs)6414120348021062241400003.241.352.340.6921654810.298.099.25614.558.480.5870.51.2129.4
    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
    1952St. Louis BrownsALMLB29OF8800.0273771287280.9763.200.0057.190.72
    1952Chicago White SoxALMLB29OF5300.0157221161159.9883.000.0034.4100.05
    1953Chicago White SoxALMLB30OF15600.038515105410400.9762.600.00101.3100.01
    1954Chicago White SoxALMLB31OF14300.02555110271260.9591.800.0092.998.62
    1955Chicago White SoxALMLB32OF14300.02882267316310.9812.200.0092.997.31
    1956Chicago White SoxALMLB33OF13400.0271974287280.9762.100.0087.096.43
    1957Chicago White SoxALMLB341B3100.02338322244241.9887.800.0020.124.83
    1957Chicago White SoxALMLB34OF8600.0141640151147.9741.700.0055.868.84
    1958Chicago White SoxALMLB35OF9900.0153713161160.9941.600.0064.385.33
    1959Chicago White SoxALMLB36OF6900.0755238280.9761.200.0044.886.33
    1960Chicago White SoxALMLB37OF2400.01600016161.0000.700.0015.650.04
    1961Kansas City AthleticsALMLB38OF4300.0510105251.9811.200.0026.767.27
    MLB Totals - (1B)31002338322244241.9887.800.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)103800206578512421942143.9772.100.000.00.00
    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 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
    1952MLB---------141-
    1953MLB---------156-
    1954MLB---------143-
    1955MLB---------143-
    1956MLB---------134-
    1957MLB--31------86-
    1958MLB---------99-
    1959MLB---------69-
    1960MLB---------24-
    1961MLB---------43-
    Totals--31------1038-