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Cookie RojasTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1956-1977 MLB Years: 1962-1977
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Positions2B-1446, OF-197, 3B-46, SS-39, DH-16, C-7, 1B-2, P-1Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameOctavio Victor (Rivas) Rojas
Height5-10Weight170BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 6,1939 [79.048]PlaceHavana,Cuba
MLB DebutApril 10,1962 [23.035]
OrganizationsKCA [8] PHI [7] CIN [6] SLN [1] Awards0Awards Voting3-25
TBC Player ID17319Retrosheet IDrojac101MLBAM ID121406
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Player Notes:   Inducted into the Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame in 1987
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed69Power37Contact92XBH35RBIs50Runs53Hitting67Durability54Team.522Ratings Explained
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Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1956West Palm BeachFSLA+-1712947675131196143000000000.275.275.347.62216526476.274.072.071.2760.000.000.000.21476.0019.85
1957WausauNorthernInd-1811644346116258449000000000.262.262.381.64316937443.255.119.120.2820.000.000.000.90110.7531.90
1958SavannahSallyD-19134527741342421044000000000.254.254.364.61819236527.240.110.110.2720.000.000.001.9052.7026.87
1959HavanaILAAA-20993183074121313000000000.233.233.305.5389716318.225.072.072.2380.000.000.000.94106.0021.62
1961Jersey CityILAAA-2215056762150256144000000000.265.265.335.60019032567.263.070.071.2650.000.000.000.18567.0021.33
1962Dallas-Fort WorthAmerAAA-2347170134140011000000000.241.241.265.506454170.241.024.024.2270.000.000.000.000.009.76
1962Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin172b2339869192006119411013.221.302.244.54621297.232.023.128.2579.284.120.440.000.0010.53
1963Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi162b24647718170112413811003.221.259.286.54522282.235.065.143.2483.669.762.671.2277.0011.76
1964Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi16of251093405899195231132217294012.291.334.394.72813426377.298.103.162.3245.844.510.770.53170.0026.26
1965Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi162b-of261425217815825334255423338439.303.356.380.73619831578.317.077.157.3307.275.710.790.52173.6719.62
1966Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi162b-of27156626771681816554635464122312.268.310.329.63920625679.281.061.113.2865.156.771.310.88104.3314.88
1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi162b28147528601372124458430580164314.259.297.330.62717427578.283.071.134.2825.1910.031.930.69132.0019.71
1968Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi162b2915262153144190948481655067213.232.248.306.55419028650.239.074.093.2522.468.463.441.3869.0019.44
1969Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi162b301103913589111430162328155112.228.269.292.56111416425.234.064.110.2575.416.591.220.9497.7517.98
1970St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln112b312347250002003410001.106.176.106.2825051.116.000.064.1455.887.841.330.000.000.00
1970Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca12b31983843610013322837202904108.260.296.326.62212518409.277.066.107.2834.897.091.450.49192.0018.00
1970Totals for MLB-MLB         1214313810513323037233314109.244.283.302.58513018460.259.058.102.2685.007.171.430.43215.5017.14
1971Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca12b3211541456124222659833935217312.300.357.406.76316830463.311.106.213.3458.427.560.901.3069.0024.19
1972Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca12b3313748749127250353284135157517.261.315.331.64616128541.272.070.142.2947.586.470.850.55162.3322.05
1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca12b34139551781522936691843738115116.276.320.372.69220538595.285.096.189.3146.226.391.031.0191.8325.00
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca12b3514454252147171660843043387424.271.309.339.64818424590.282.068.131.2975.087.291.431.0290.3316.33
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca12b3612040634103182237453024072215.254.304.323.62713122445.264.069.140.2906.745.390.800.45203.0021.36
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca12b37631321132600162081502305.242.280.288.568386145.267.046.121.2645.5210.341.880.000.0018.75
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca13b-2b3864156839910101381701125.250.285.321.6065010166.279.071.109.2674.8210.242.130.000.0025.64
D Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter134527741342421044000000000.254.254.364.61819236527.240.110.110.0000.000.000.001.9052.7026.87
MLB Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter1822630971416602542554593746839648920875930181.263.306.337.64321263336871.276.074.138.0005.767.121.230.79116.8320.06
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter425153118039660135111000000000.259.259.325.584497781531.256.066.066.0000.000.000.000.33306.2019.70
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2961055105265417468000000000.251.251.315.566332521055.248.064.064.0000.000.000.000.38263.7519.62
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12947675131196143000000000.275.275.347.62216526476.274.072.071.0000.000.000.000.21476.0019.85
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11644346116258449000000000.262.262.381.64316937443.255.119.120.0000.000.000.000.90110.7531.90
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter8803104379812113132925327331712451157261275.262.300.334.63410381553369.274.072.126.0005.087.271.430.86107.0319.09
Kansas City Royals Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter8803072324824139122533246342132367293317102.268.314.346.66010621763354.281.078.151.0006.357.041.110.75122.8821.36
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter39869192006119411013.221.302.244.54621297.232.023.128.0009.284.120.440.000.0010.53
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2347250002003410001.106.176.106.2825051.116.000.064.0005.887.841.330.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16256163148232553763543285316.263.306.337.64318930611.276.074.138.0005.767.121.230.79116.8320.06
Average Minor - Per 162 games16258469151235242000000000.259.259.325.58418930584.256.066.066.0000.000.000.000.33306.2019.70

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi16Rel28000.0010100101.01000000001.009.00------0.00-2.54
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100101.01000000001.009.00------0.00-0.00
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100101.01000000001.009.00------0.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings000.002200220002200220.0220000000001.009.00------0.00-0.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1962Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin232B30--6052613118112.9493.73------3976.918.5
1962Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin233B1---------------392.60.6
1963Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi242B25--4268113111110.9914.40------6439.115.4
1963Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24OF1--1---111.0001.00------641.60.6
1964Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25OF70--110741121117.9671.67------10964.243.2
1964Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi252B20--3339257472.9733.60------10918.312.3
1964Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25SS18--2030155150.9802.78------10916.511.1
1964Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi253B1---------------1090.90.6
1964Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25C1--1---111.0001.00------1090.90.6
1965Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi262B84--189230657425419.9864.99------14259.252.2
1965Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26OF55--7561-8281.9881.47------14238.734.2
1965Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26SS11--617222523.9202.09------1427.76.8
1965Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26C2--42--661.0003.00------1421.41.2
1965Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi261B1---------------1420.70.6
1966Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi272B106--218288968515506.9834.77------15667.965.4
1966Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27OF56--98341105101.9621.80------15635.934.6
1966Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27SS2--34--771.0003.50------1561.31.2
1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi282B137--2823601592657642.9774.69------14793.284.6
1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28OF9--13---13131.0001.44------1476.15.6
1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28C3--2---221.0000.67------1472.01.9
1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28SS2---------------1471.41.2
1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi283B1---------------1470.70.6
1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28P1-1-------------1470.70.6
1968Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi292B150--36542410110799789.9875.26------15298.792.6
1968Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29C1--------------11520.70.6
1969Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi302B95--2592291068498488.9805.14------11086.458.6
1969Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi30OF2--1-1-21.5000.50------1101.81.2
1970Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca312B97--217283969509500.9825.15------9899.059.9
1970St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln312B10--2230-952521.0005.20------2343.56.2
1970St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31OF3--1---111.0000.33------2313.01.9
1970St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31SS2--1---111.0000.50------238.71.2
1971Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca322B111--252293576550545.9914.91------11596.568.9
1971Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32SS2--2---221.0001.00------1151.71.2
1971Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32OF1---------------1150.90.6
1972Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca332B131-1099265360982634625.9864.770.57-----13795.685.1
1972Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca333B6-37-7-1771.0001.170.19-----1374.43.9
1972Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33SS2-4-1--111.0000.500.25-----1371.51.3
1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca342B136-116329742913114739726.9825.340.62-----13997.884.0
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca352B141--292368994669660.9874.68------14497.987.0
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca362B117--2333031165547536.9804.58------12097.572.2
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca36DH1---------------1200.80.6
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca372B40--4845-1193931.0002.33------6363.524.7
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca37DH9---------------6314.35.6
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca373B6--46121110.9091.67------639.53.7
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca371B1--11--221.0002.00------631.60.6
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca383B31--2362569085.9442.74------6448.419.1
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca382B16--2618-744441.0002.75------6425.09.9
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca38DH6---------------649.43.7
MLB Totals for 2B - 16 season(s)-   2B1446-22623100381911595370346919.9844.783.06-----14460.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 8 season(s)-   OF197--29916102325315.9691.60------1970.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 6 season(s)-   3B46-37277569108102.9442.222.76-----460.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 7 season(s)-   SS39-43252378784.9662.1521.00-----390.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH16---------------160.00.0
MLB Totals for C - 4 season(s)-   C7--72--991.0001.29-----170.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B2--11--221.0001.00------20.00.0
MLB Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1-1-------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1962Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin23---30-1-----
1963Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24---25-----1-
1964Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25-1-20181---70-
1965Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26-218411----55-
1966Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27---1062----56-
1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi2813-13721---9-
1968Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29-1-150-------
1969Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi30---95-----2-
1970Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31---97-------
1970St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31---102----3-
1971Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32---1112----1-
1972Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33---13126-----
1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34---136-------
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca35---141-------
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca36---117------1
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca37--140-6----9
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca38---16-31----6

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1976Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB3749230001100000000.333.333.333.666309.333.000.1110.000.000.000.000.000.00
1977Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB3814010000100100000.250.250.250.500104.333.000.2500.0025.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs513240001200100000.308.308.308.6164013.333.000.1540.007.690.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1978Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn39First Base Coach1627983.48811.03Herman Franks
1979Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn40First Base Coach1628082.49418.05Joey Amalfitano,Herman Franks
1980Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn41First Base Coach1626498.39527.06Preston Gomez,Joey Amalfitano
1981Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn42Third Base Coach1033865.36921.56Joey Amalfitano
1988California AngelsALMLBMLBcal49Manager1627587.46329.04 
1993Florida MarlinsNLMLBMLBflo54Third Base Coach1626498.39533.06Rene Lachemann
1994Florida MarlinsNLMLBMLBflo55Third Base Coach1155164.44323.55Rene Lachemann
1995Florida MarlinsNLMLBMLBflo56Third Base Coach1436776.46922.54Rene Lachemann
1996Florida MarlinsNLMLBMLBflo57Third Base Coach1628082.49416.03John Boles,Cookie Rojas,Rene Lachemann
1996Florida MarlinsNLMLBMLBflo57Manager1628082.49416.03 
1997New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn58Third Base Coach1628874.54313.03Bobby Valentine
1998New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn59Third Base Coach1628874.54318.02Bobby Valentine
1999New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn60Third Base Coach1639766.5956.52Bobby ValentineLost NLCS (Braves)
2000New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn61Third Base Coach1629468.5801.02Bobby ValentineLost World Series (Yankees)
2001Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor62Bench Coach1628082.49416.03Buck Martinez
2002Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor63Bench Coach1627884.48125.53Buck Martinez,Carlos Tosca-
2003Florida MarlinsNLMLBMLBflo64Broadcaster1629171.56210.02Jack McKeon,Jeff TorborgWon World Series (Yankees)
2004Florida MarlinsNLMLBMLBflo65Broadcaster1628379.51213.03Jack McKeon-
2005Florida MarlinsNLMLBMLBflo66Broadcaster1628379.5127.03Jack McKeon-
2006Florida MarlinsNLMLBMLBflo67Broadcaster1627884.48119.04Joe Girardi
2007Florida MarlinsNLMLBMLBflo68Broadcaster1627191.43818.05Fredi Gonzalez
2008Florida MarlinsNLMLBMLBflo69Broadcaster1618477.5227.53Fredi Gonzalez
2009Florida MarlinsNLMLBMLBflo70Broadcaster1628775.5376.01Fredi Gonzalez
2010Florida MarlinsNLMLBMLBflo71Broadcaster1628082.49417.03Fredi Gonzalez,Edwin Rodriguez
* 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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1978-10-17Released by Cubs. 
1978-09-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cubs. 
1977-10-10Released by Royals. 
1970-06-13TradeTraded by Cardinals to Royals for Fred Rico. 
1969-10-07TradeTraded by Phillies with Dick Allen and Jerry Johnson to Cardinals for Curt Flood, Joe Hoerner, Byron Browne and Tim McCarver. 
1962-11-27TradeTraded by Reds to Phillies for Jim Owens. 
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.