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Joe SparmaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1964-1970 MLB Years: 1964-1970
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World Series Champion

PositionsP-183Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJoseph Blase Sparma
Height6-0Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 4,1942PlaceMassillon,Ohio
Death DateMay 14,1986 [44.099]
High SchoolMassillon Washington (Massillon,OH)
CollegeOhio State University (Columbus,OH)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1963 by the Detroit Tigers.
Signing Bonus$20,000
MLB DebutMay 20,1964 [22.105]
OrganizationsDET [6] MON [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID18284Retrosheet IDsparj101MLBAM ID122564
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Player Notes:   Opening day starter for Montreal Expos in 1970
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts60Walks15Hittable54SO/BB24vsPower54Hitting45Durability69Team.546Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1964Detroit TigersALMLBdet21S/R22563.00211110327084.0623328445716031.276.640.434.827.611.58.4553.25
1965Detroit TigersALMLBdet21ST231383.18302826010167.0142695913751277031.307.650.704.046.841.69.6193.41
1966Detroit TigersALMLBdet21S/R24275.30291316004091.210357541452616031.6910.111.375.115.991.17.2225.01
1967Detroit TigersALMLBdet21ST251693.763737011500217.21861039120851537281.257.690.833.516.331.80.6403.61
1968Detroit TigersALMLBdet21ST2610103.70343137110182.0169817514771105071.358.340.693.805.431.43.5003.56
1969Detroit TigersALMLBdet21S/R27684.7623167323092.2785549577417011.677.580.497.483.980.53.4294.85
1970Montreal ExposNLMLBmon21S/R28047.06963102029.0342523725234022.0110.432.157.677.060.92.0006.93
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter52523.94183142413110180862.277442337977436586422271.408.060.804.546.101.34.5001.41
Detroit Tigers Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter52483.84174136383010160833.074039835670411563382251.387.970.754.436.071.37.520-
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter047.06963102029.0342523725234022.0110.432.157.677.060.92.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13133.944736118350220.0197108962011114911171.408.060.804.546.101.34.5001.41

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1964Detroit TigersALMLBdet21p2223253402040011100000.160.192.320.5128226.286.160.200.2223.8542.3111.000.000.0050.00
1965Detroit TigersALMLBdet21p2330524710030032504100.135.179.154.3338160.250.019.077.1565.0041.678.330.000.0014.29
1966Detroit TigersALMLBdet21p242923051001000502001.217.217.261.4786125.278.044.043.2110.0020.000.000.000.0020.00
1967Detroit TigersALMLBdet21p25377414000100333013000.054.091.054.1454090.098.000.041.0743.3336.6711.000.000.000.00
1968Detroit TigersALMLBdet21p2634602810020012406000.133.148.150.2989167.222.017.033.1371.4935.8224.000.000.0012.50
1969Detroit TigersALMLBdet21p272329140000001803000.138.167.138.3054033.190.000.034.1453.0324.248.000.000.000.00
1970Montreal ExposNLMLBmon21p2896000000001201000.000.143.000.143008.000.000.167.10112.5025.002.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter1852691132320110010108029101.119.150.145.295395309.198.026.063.0003.2434.9510.800.000.0015.63
Detroit Tigers Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter176263113232011009106028101.122.150.148.298395301.203.026.061.0002.9935.2211.780.000.0015.63
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter96000000001201000.000.143.000.143008.000.000.167.00012.5025.002.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16223610283201000995025101.119.150.145.295344271.198.026.063.0003.2434.9510.800.000.0015.63

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1964Detroit TigersALMLBdet22P21-84516122221.9551.000.25-----2391.313.0
1965Detroit TigersALMLBdet23P30-1671125614236.8571.200.22-----30100.018.5
1966Detroit TigersALMLBdet24P29-9158211513.8670.450.14-----29100.017.9
1967Detroit TigersALMLBdet25P37-2171620213836.9470.970.17-----37100.022.8
1968Detroit TigersALMLBdet26P34-1829192-3028.9330.820.15-----34100.021.0
1969Detroit TigersALMLBdet27P23-9297-216161.0000.700.17-----23100.014.2
1970Montreal ExposNLMLBmon28P9-29232-75.7140.560.17-----9100.05.6
MLB Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P183-8625798157170155.9120.850.18-----1830.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1964Detroit TigersALMLBdet2221----------
1965Detroit TigersALMLBdet2330----------
1966Detroit TigersALMLBdet2429----------
1967Detroit TigersALMLBdet2537----------
1968Detroit TigersALMLBdet2634----------
1969Detroit TigersALMLBdet2723----------
1970Montreal ExposNLMLBmon289----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1968Detroit TigersWorld SeriesMLB260054.001000.12200020.0054.000.000.000.0000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs0054.0010100000.3202000006.0054.000.000.000.0000.00.000

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1969-12-03TradeTraded by Tigers to Expos for Jerry Robertson. 
1963-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
* 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.