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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Joseph Blase Sparma
Stat Years
1964-1970  [mlb] 1964-1970
Height/Weight
6-0 / 195
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (183)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
Death
1986-05-14 [44.099]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
Massillon Washington (Massillon,OH)
Colleges
Ohio State University (Columbus, Ohio)
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Detroit Tigers in 1963
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1964-05-20 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.105)
Service Time
Organizations
DET [6] MON [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 18284 ... retro id: sparj101 ... mlbam id: 122564
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1964Detroit TigersALMLBdet21221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf563.00211132710084.0623328445716031.276.640.434.827.613.541.58.455
    1964MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf563.00211132710084.0623328445716031.276.640.434.827.613.541.58.455
    1965Detroit TigersALMLBdet21232Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1383.18302860120167.0142695913751277031.307.650.704.046.843.721.69.619
    1965MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1383.18302860120167.0142695913751277031.307.650.704.046.843.721.69.619
    1966Detroit TigersALMLBdet21243Log - Sp - Ext - Perf275.30291300416091.210357541452616031.6910.111.375.115.995.601.17.222
    1966MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf275.33291300416091.710357541452616031.7010.161.385.136.025.631.17.222
    1967Detroit TigersALMLBdet21254Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1693.763737115000217.21861039120851537281.257.690.833.516.334.261.80.640
    1967MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1693.773737115000217.71861039120851537281.257.710.833.526.344.271.80.640
    1968Detroit TigersALMLBdet21265Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10103.70343171130182.1169817514771105071.358.340.693.805.434.001.43.500
    1968MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10103.71343171130182.3169817514771105071.358.350.693.815.444.001.43.500
    1969Detroit TigersALMLBdet21276Log - Sp - Ext - Perf684.7623163237092.2785549577417011.677.580.497.483.985.340.53.429
    1969MLB Totals: DETbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf684.7823163237092.7785549577417011.687.610.497.524.005.370.53.429
    1970Montreal ExposNLMLBmon21287Log - Sp - Ext - Perf047.06961023029.1342523725234022.0110.432.157.677.067.670.92.000
    1970MLB Totals: MONbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf047.11961023029.3342523725234022.0310.522.167.737.117.730.92.000
    MLB Totals (7 yrs)52523.95183142311018410864.777442337977436586422271.408.060.804.546.104.411.34.500
    American League Totals (6 yrs)52483.84174136301016380835.374039835670411563382251.387.980.754.436.074.291.37.520
    National League Totals (1 yrs)047.11961023029.3342523725234022.0310.522.167.737.117.730.92.000
    Detroit Tigers Totals (6 yrs)52483.84174136301016380835.374039835670411563382251.387.980.754.436.074.291.37.520
    Montreal Expos Totals (1 yrs)047.11961023029.3342523725234022.0310.522.167.737.117.730.92.000
    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. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1964Detroit TigersALMLBdet2122pL-S-E-P123253402040011100000.160.192.320.5122682.200.160.2863.8542.3111.000.00.0050.0
    1965Detroit TigersALMLBdet2123pL-S-E-P230524710030032504100.135.179.154.3336081.077.019.2505.0041.678.330.00.0014.3
    1966Detroit TigersALMLBdet2124pL-S-E-P32923051001000502001.217.217.261.4782561.043.044.2780.0020.000.000.00.0020.0
    1967Detroit TigersALMLBdet2125pL-S-E-P4377414000100333013000.054.091.054.1459040.041.000.0983.3336.6711.000.00.000.0
    1968Detroit TigersALMLBdet2126pL-S-E-P534602810020012406000.133.148.150.2986791.033.017.2221.4935.8224.000.00.0012.5
    1969Detroit TigersALMLBdet2127pL-S-E-P62329140000001803000.138.167.138.3053340.034.000.1903.0324.248.000.00.000.0
    1970Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2128pL-S-E-P796000000001201000.000.143.000.143800.167.000.00012.5025.002.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (7 yrs)1852691132320110010108029101.119.150.145.295309395.063.026.1983.2434.9510.800.00.0015.6
    American League Totals (6 yrs)176263113232011009106028101.122.150.148.298301395.061.026.2032.9935.2211.780.00.0015.6
    National League Totals (1 yrs)96000000001201000.000.143.000.143800.167.000.00012.5025.002.000.00.000.0
    Detroit Tigers Totals (6 yrs)176263113232011009106028101.122.150.148.298301395.061.026.2032.9935.2211.780.00.0015.6
    Montreal Expos Totals (1 yrs)96000000001201000.000.143.000.143800.167.000.00012.5025.002.000.00.000.0
    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
    1964Detroit TigersALMLB22P21084.0516122221.9551.000.2513.091.311
    1965Detroit TigersALMLB23P300167.01125614236.8571.200.2218.5100.08
    1966Detroit TigersALMLB24P29091.258211513.8670.400.1417.9100.010
    1967Detroit TigersALMLB25P370217.21620213836.9471.000.1722.8100.03
    1968Detroit TigersALMLB26P340182.1919203028.9330.800.1521.0100.06
    1969Detroit TigersALMLB27P23092.2970216161.0000.700.1714.2100.010
    1970Montreal ExposNLMLB28P9029.0232075.7140.600.175.6100.011
    MLB Totals - (P)1830863579815711.0000.000.00---------
    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
    1964MLB21----------
    1965MLB30----------
    1966MLB29----------
    1967MLB37----------
    1968MLB34----------
    1969MLB23----------
    1970MLB9----------
    Totals183----------