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Luis TiantTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1959-1982 MLB Years: 1964-1982
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PositionsP-594Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameLuis Clemente Tiant
Height5-11Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 23,1940 [78.019]PlaceMariano,Cuba

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1962 by the Cleveland Indians.
MLB DebutJuly 19,1964 [23.238]
OrganizationsBOS [8] CLE [8] NYA [2] CAL [1] MIN [1] PIT [1] Awards3Awards Voting7-226
TBC Player ID18903Retrosheet IDtianl101MLBAM ID123331
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Player Notes:   Opening day starter for Cleveland Indians in 1969 and Boston Red Sox in 1973-1975 ... Elected to Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame in 1997
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts71Walks65Hittable63SO/BB76vsPower63Hitting29Durability63Team.532Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1959nullAAA--Rel185195.92410410000184.02141391210107980001.7410.47--5.234.790.92.208-
1960nullAAA--Rel191774.65410410000180.01941159301241070001.779.70--6.205.350.86.708-
1961nullAAA--Rel201293.79240240000145.0138776101061410001.688.57--6.588.751.33.571-
1962nullA--Rel21783.63290290000139.01417556072990001.539.13--4.666.411.38.467-
1962nullAAA--Rel21000.0010100001.00000100001.00----9.00--0.00--
1962Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0783.60300300000140.01417556073990001.539.06--4.696.361.36.467-
1963nullA+--Rel221492.56310310000204.015168580812070001.146.66--3.579.132.56.609-
1964nullAAA--Rel231512.04170170000137.08837310401540000.935.78--2.6310.123.85.938-
1964Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33S/R231042.83191639331127.094414013471054001.116.660.923.337.442.23.7143.39
1965Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33ST2411113.5341301110241196.0166887720661522001.187.610.923.036.972.30.5003.30
1966Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33S/R2512112.7946163075228155.0121504816501453001.107.030.932.908.422.90.5222.99
1967Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33ST261292.74332949142213.2177766524672191101.147.461.012.829.223.27.5712.89
1968Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33ST272191.603432219900258.0152534616732643000.875.300.562.549.203.62.7001.99
1969Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33ST289203.71383719100249.2229123103371291560101.438.251.334.655.621.21.3104.74
1970Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin33ST29733.4018171211092.28436351241502001.358.161.173.984.861.22.7004.57
1971Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23S/R30174.85211011104072.0734239832594001.459.081.003.987.341.84.1253.58
1972Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23S/R311561.91431924126123179.012845387651230001.086.440.353.276.181.89.7142.62
1973Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23ST3220133.343535023000272.021710510132782062001.087.181.062.586.822.64.6063.44
1974Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23ST3322132.923838025700311.028110610121821761001.178.120.612.375.092.15.6293.11
1975Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23ST3418144.023535018200260.026212611625721422001.289.070.872.494.921.97.5633.58
1976Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23ST3521123.063838019300279.02741079525641311001.218.840.812.064.232.05.6363.55
1977Boston Red SoxALMLBbos12,49ST361284.53323203300188.2210989526511240001.3810.021.242.435.922.43.6004.03
1978Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23ST371383.313231112510212.0185807826571140201.147.841.102.424.832.00.6193.91
1979New York YankeesALMLBnya23ST381383.91303005100195.2190948522531040001.248.741.012.444.781.96.6193.94
1980New York YankeesALMLBnya23ST39894.89252503000136.013979741050842001.399.180.663.305.551.68.4713.57
1981Portland BeaversPCLAAApit-ST401373.822121011200146.015075628491113001.369.250.493.026.842.27.650-
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit38ST40253.92990100057.0543125319320001.278.480.472.985.021.68.2863.16
1982California AngelsALMLBcal33S/R41225.76651000029.239201938300001.5811.830.912.439.103.75.5002.82
MLB Totals - 19 Season(s)Filter2291723.30573484891874951153481.03075140012803461104241627401.207.940.892.856.242.19.5710.85
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter83603.8220521184112001136.0107658648285809173001.468.520.064.607.261.58.580-
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter62434.181452112411200793.078444336884276113001.538.900.094.856.931.43.590-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1492.56310310000204.015168580812070001.146.66--3.579.132.56.609-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter783.63290290000139.01417556072990001.539.13--4.666.411.38.467-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter122813.3627423836113261731773.21630709663170501107510201.208.270.862.545.452.15.601-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter75642.8421116051632133121198.0939431379126432104113201.147.040.943.247.812.41.540-
New York Yankees Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter21174.31555508100331.1329173159321031882001.308.920.872.795.101.83.553-
Minnesota Twins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter733.4018171211092.28436351241502001.358.161.173.984.861.22.700-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter253.92990100057.0543125319320001.278.480.472.985.021.68.286-
California Angels Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter225.76651000029.239201938300001.5811.830.912.439.103.75.500-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14113.303631512331220.0194888122701522001.207.940.892.856.242.19.5600.85
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings16123.82404362000220.02081139321121781001.468.520.064.607.261.58.571-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1964Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33p2319453500130001303003.111.111.178.2898148.129.067.067.1280.0027.080.002.0845.0020.00
1965Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33p2441682600130033004001.088.127.132.2599175.135.044.088.1234.0040.0010.001.3368.0016.67
1966Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33p2546360400030011208000.111.135.111.2464045.167.000.028.1152.2226.6712.000.000.000.00
1967Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33p263371918301100122303101.254.270.338.60824477.354.084.099.2732.6029.8711.501.3071.0022.22
1968Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33p27348747100300014011001.080.080.092.1728198.096.012.011.0780.0014.290.000.000.0014.29
1969Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33p28388181921290032214102.235.267.358.62529590.293.123.160.2833.3324.447.332.2240.5026.32
1970Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin33p2918327134004101603000.406.424.531.95517436.500.125.188.4262.7816.676.000.000.0030.77
1971Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23p302119031001000400001.158.158.211.3694119.200.053.053.1660.0021.050.000.000.0033.33
1972Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23p3143563610040021803001.107.138.125.2637161.158.018.054.1263.2829.519.000.000.0016.67
1975Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23p34351000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1976Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23p35381000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit38p40916032004001302000.188.235.313.5485219.231.125.188.2515.2615.793.000.000.0066.67
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter375513368414154411131461412010.164.185.224.40911520570.217.060.086.0002.2825.6111.230.88102.6023.81
Cleveland Indians Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter211388265961531019114133208.152.173.211.3848212433.199.059.080.0002.0826.3312.671.1577.6020.34
Boston Red Sox Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter137773920050022303002.117.139.143.28211282.167.026.052.0002.4428.0511.500.000.0022.22
Minnesota Twins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter18327134004101603000.406.424.531.95517436.500.125.188.0002.7816.676.000.000.0030.77
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter916032004001302000.188.235.313.5485219.231.125.188.0005.2615.793.000.000.0066.67
Average MLB - Per 162 games16222216366021900663018104.164.185.224.409509246.217.060.086.0002.2825.6111.230.88102.6023.81

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1964Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23P19-127321122524.9601.260.19-----19100.011.7
1965Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle24P41-1961727124544.9781.070.22-----41100.025.3
1966Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25P46-1559204-3329.8790.630.19-----46100.028.4
1967Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26P33-2131317433430.8820.910.14-----33100.020.4
1968Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27P34-2581519123534.9711.000.13-----34100.021.1
1969Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28P38-2492231415753.9301.390.21-----38100.023.6
1970Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29P18-92314121817.9440.940.18-----18100.011.1
1971Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30P21-72591-1514.9330.670.19-----21100.013.0
1972Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31P43-179724113231.9690.720.174736.4143100.027.7
1973Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32P35-2721731144948.9801.370.1813861.9135100.021.6
1974Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33P38-3112231415753.9301.390.17-----38100.023.5
1975Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34P35-2601622424238.9051.090.15-----35100.021.9
1976Boston Red SoxALMLBbos35P38-2791234445046.9201.210.16-----38100.023.5
1977Boston Red SoxALMLBbos36P32-1881616--32321.0001.000.17-----32100.019.9
1978Boston Red SoxALMLBbos37P32-2121420-234341.0001.060.16-----32100.019.6
1979New York YankeesALMLBnya38P30-1951327224240.9521.330.21-----30100.018.8
1980New York YankeesALMLBnya39P25-1361321233634.9441.360.25-----25100.015.4
1981Portland Beavers PCLAAApit40P21--925313734.9191.62------21100.015.3
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit40P9-5735--881.0000.890.14-----9100.08.8
1982California AngelsALMLBcal41P6-291---111.0000.170.03-----6100.03.7
MLB Totals for P - 19 season(s)-   P573-34802213893531645610.9461.060.18171553.125730.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P21--925313734.9191.62------210.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1964Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2319----------
1965Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2441----------
1966Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2546----------
1967Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2633----------
1968Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2734----------
1969Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2838----------
1970Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin2918----------
1971Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3021----------
1972Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3143----------
1973Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3235----------
1974Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3338----------
1975Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3435----------
1976Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3538----------
1977Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3632----------
1978Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3732----------
1979New York YankeesALMLBnya3830----------
1980New York YankeesALMLBnya3925----------
1981Portland Beavers PCLAAApit4021----------
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit409----------
1982California AngelsALMLBcal416----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1970Minnesota TwinsChamp. SeriesMLB290013.501000.2110005.0013.500.000.000.0000.00.000
1975Boston Red SoxChamp. SeriesMLB34100.001109.0303800.673.000.003.008.002.670.001.000
1975Boston Red SoxWorld SeriesMLB34203.6032025.0251081201.329.000.002.884.321.500.001.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs100.9320210009.7401038000.723.720.002.797.452.670.001.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs203.60303200025.0250100812001.329.000.002.884.321.500.001.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1975Boston Red SoxWorld SeriesMLB3438220000002400000.250.400.250.6502010.500.000.25020.0040.002.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs38220000002400000.250.400.250.6502010.500.000.25020.0040.002.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2002Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos61Scout1629369.57410.52Grady Little-
2002Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos61Broadcaster1629369.57410.52Grady Little-
2003Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos62Broadcaster1629567.5866.02Grady LittleLost ALCS (Yankees)
2010Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos69Instructor1628973.5497.02Terry Francona
* 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

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1972AL Comeback Player of the Year1
1974American League Player of the Week (July 8-July 14)1
1976AL Player of the Month (August)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1982-11-10Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1982-08-02Purchased by Angels from Tabasco (Mexican). 
1981-10-05Released by Pirates. 
1981-02-23ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1980-10-27Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1978-11-13ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1978-11-02Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1971-05-17ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
1971-05-15Released by Braves. 
1971-04-16ContractSigned as Free Agent by Braves. 
1971-03-31Released by Twins. 
1969-12-10TradeTraded by Indians with Stan Williams to Twins for Graig Nettles, Ted Uhlaender, Bob Miller and Dean Chance. 
1962-01-01Purchased by Indians from Mexico City Tigers (Mexican). 
* 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.