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Cesar TovarTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1959-1976 MLB Years: 1965-1976
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PositionsOF-945, 3B-226, 2B-215, DH-90, SS-77, P-1, C-1, 1B-1Position when DraftedOF-3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameCesar Leonardo Tovar
Height5-9Weight155BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 3,1940PlaceCaracas,Venezuela
Death DateJuly 14,1994 [54.011]

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1959 by the Cincinnati Reds.
MLB DebutApril 12,1965 [24.283]
OrganizationsMIN [8] CIN [5] OAK [2] TEX [2] NYA [1] PHI [1] Awards0Awards Voting5-102
TBC Player ID18980Retrosheet IDtovac101MLBAM ID123421
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Player Notes:   Hit for the cycle on September 19, 1972
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed88Power41Contact93XBH42RBIs39Runs72Hitting72Durability62Team.549Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1959GenevaNyplD-188740179101234341000000000.252.252.352.60414130401.246.100.100.2650.000.000.000.75133.6729.70
1960MissoulaPioRk-1912347110914322101268000000000.304.304.469.77322144471.285.165.166.3400.000.000.002.5539.2530.77
1960SeattlePCLAAA-1929000000000000000.000.000.000.000009.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1960Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         12548010914322101268000000000.298.298.460.75822144480.280.162.163.3330.000.000.002.5040.0030.77
1961GenevaNyplD-2012246113415628131978000000000.338.338.579.91726760461.310.241.241.3970.000.000.004.1224.2638.46
1962Rocky MountCaroB-211315101151683541078000000000.329.329.473.80224149510.316.144.143.3530.000.000.001.9651.0029.17
1964San DiegoPCLAAA-2315156494155266752000000000.275.275.379.65421439564.266.104.105.2880.000.000.001.2480.5725.16
1965DenverPCLAAA-24102396871302881150000000000.328.328.523.85120747396.309.195.194.3740.000.000.002.7836.0036.15
1965Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin122b241825351002202300000.200.259.240.4996127.227.040.200.2327.4111.111.500.000.0020.00
1966Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin122b2513446557121195241166445047717.260.325.335.66015626527.283.075.191.2978.359.491.140.38232.5021.49
1967Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin12of-3b2616464998173327647191146511313508.267.325.365.69023745726.280.098.182.3146.347.021.110.83108.1726.01
1968Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin12of-3b271576138916731664735133441175402.272.326.372.69822843673.282.100.191.3215.056.091.210.89102.1725.75
1969Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin12of281585359915425511524512373797337.288.342.415.75722241591.292.127.258.3436.266.261.001.8648.6426.62
1970Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin12of291616501201953613105430155247810659.300.356.442.79828759726.309.142.245.3547.166.470.901.3865.0030.26
1971Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin12of301576579420429314518144539311255.311.356.368.72424233718.328.057.132.3306.275.430.870.14657.0016.18
1972Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin12of311415488614520623121103939145166.265.329.334.66318328607.281.069.161.3056.436.431.000.33274.0019.31
1973Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi123b-of3297328498818412164293550223.268.335.357.69211723364.296.089.183.3177.979.621.210.27328.0026.14
1974Texas RangersALMLBtex12of3313856278164246458139473398303.292.354.377.73121234629.303.085.176.3407.475.250.700.64140.5020.73
1975Texas RangersALMLBtex12dh34102427531101603281611272535108.258.306.316.62213519463.268.058.133.2915.835.400.930.65142.3317.27
1975Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3dh-2b341926561003403300000.231.310.269.5797129.261.038.308.27910.3410.341.000.000.0016.67
1975Totals for AL-AL         121453581161703312011302835108.256.306.313.61914220492.267.057.143.2906.105.690.930.61151.0017.24
1976Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2,3of352945180004124421000.178.275.178.4538052.195.000.067.2307.697.691.000.000.000.00
1976New York YankeesALMLBnya26dh351339261002014311010.154.250.179.4297145.167.025.103.2068.896.670.750.000.0016.67
1976Totals for AL-AL         42843141006138732010.167.263.179.44215197.182.012.083.2198.257.220.880.000.007.14
B Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1315101151683541078000000000.329.329.473.80224149510.316.144.143.0000.000.000.001.9651.0029.17
D Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter209862213257511722119000000000.298.298.473.77140890862.280.175.175.0000.000.000.002.5539.1835.02
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter14885569834154625355464352261084134108873342358.278.335.368.70320473546177.291.090.185.0006.696.640.990.74121.0722.90
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3781440290428762430170000000000.297.297.446.7436421301440.282.149.149.0000.000.000.002.0848.0030.37
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter255969181285541418102000000000.294.294.434.72842186969.281.140.140.0000.000.000.001.8653.8330.18
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12347110914322101268000000000.304.304.469.77322144471.285.165.166.0000.000.000.002.5539.2530.77
Minnesota Twins Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter1090414264611641934538319186812993076858282044.281.337.377.71415612764595.294.096.193.0006.516.681.030.83109.0023.71
Texas Rangers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2409891312744067862920745812134011.277.334.351.685347531092.288.074.158.0006.785.310.780.64141.2919.34
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter97328498818412164293550223.268.335.357.69211723364.296.089.183.0007.979.621.210.27328.0026.14
Oakland Athletics Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter48716141007527721000.197.288.211.49915181.219.014.155.0008.648.641.000.000.007.14
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1339261002014311010.154.250.179.4297145.167.025.103.0008.896.670.750.000.0016.67
Average MLB - Per 162 games1626069116828654725124545108436.278.335.368.70322339672.291.090.185.0006.696.640.990.74121.0722.90
Average Minor - Per 162 games16261712418333101373000000000.297.297.446.74327556617.282.149.149.0000.000.000.002.0848.0030.37

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1968Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin12ST27000.0011000001.00000110101.00----9.009.001.00-3.39
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0011000001.00000110101.00----9.009.001.00-1.00
Minnesota Twins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0011000001.00000110101.00----9.009.001.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings000.0022022000000220.00000220220022001.00----9.009.001.00-1.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1965Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin242B4--2622108.8002.00------1822.22.5
1965Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24OF2--3---331.0001.50------1811.11.2
1965Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin243B2---81-98.8894.00------1811.11.2
1965Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24SS1---------------185.60.6
1966Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin252B76--154205833367359.9784.72------13456.746.9
1966Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25SS31--4767610120114.9503.68------13423.119.1
1966Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25OF24--532-155551.0002.29------13417.914.8
1967Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26OF74--169513175174.9942.35------16445.145.7
1967Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin263B70--6010198170161.9472.30------16442.743.2
1967Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin262B36--6966411139135.9713.75------16422.022.2
1967Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26SS9--912312421.8752.33------1645.55.6
1968Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27OF78--138451147142.9661.82------15749.748.1
1968Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin273B75--48147148209195.9332.60------15747.846.3
1968Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27SS35--3159599590.9472.57------15722.321.6
1968Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin272B18--2924265553.9642.94------15711.511.1
1968Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27C1--1---111.0001.00------1570.60.6
1968Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27P1-1-------------1570.60.6
1968Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin271B1---1--111.0001.00------1570.60.6
1969Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28OF113--225943238234.9832.07------15871.569.8
1969Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin282B41--7899725184177.9624.32------15825.925.3
1969Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin283B20--1226224038.9501.90------15812.712.3
1970Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29OF151--3701291391382.9772.53------16193.893.2
1970Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin292B8--1710252927.9313.38------1615.04.9
1970Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin293B4--233-85.6251.25------1612.52.5
1971Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin30OF154--3481453367362.9862.35------15798.196.3
1971Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin303B7--39211412.8571.71------1574.54.4
1971Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin302B2--14-1551.0002.50------1571.31.3
1972Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31OF139-11942871052302297.9832.140.25-----14198.690.3
1973Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi323B45-3333456779790.9282.000.27-----9746.427.8
1973Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi32OF24-161401214341.9531.710.25-----9724.714.8
1973Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi322B22-13139563249895.9694.320.73-----9722.713.6
1974Texas RangersALMLBtex33OF135--3311373351344.9802.55------13897.884.4
1974Texas RangersALMLBtex33DH3---------------1382.21.9
1975Texas RangersALMLBtex34DH66---------------10264.740.7
1975Texas RangersALMLBtex34OF31--5615-6257.9191.84------10230.419.1
1975Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak34DH7---------------1936.84.3
1975Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak342B4--11--221.0000.50------1921.12.5
1975Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak343B3--11-1221.0000.67------1915.81.9
1975Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak34SS1---1--111.0001.00------195.30.6
1975Texas RangersALMLBtex342B1--12--331.0003.00------1021.00.6
1976Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak35OF20--23-1-2423.9581.15------2969.012.4
1976New York YankeesALMLBnya35DH10---------------1376.96.3
1976Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak35DH4---------------2913.82.5
1976New York YankeesALMLBnya352B3--48-212121.0004.00------1323.11.9
MLB Totals for OF - 12 season(s)-   OF945-1355204371441821582114.9802.241.56-----9450.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 8 season(s)-   3B226-3331603513827549511.9312.261.53-----2260.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 10 season(s)-   2B215-13139548128109904876.9694.076.69-----2150.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH90---------------900.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 5 season(s)-   SS77--871391420240226.9422.94------770.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1---1--111.0001.00------10.00.0
MLB Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
MLB Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1-1-------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1965Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24---412---2-
1966Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25---7631----24-
1967Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin26---36970---74-
1968Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27111183575---78-
1969Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28---41-20---113-
1970Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29---8-4---151-
1971Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin30---2-7---154-
1972Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin31---------139-
1973Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi32---22-45---24-
1974Texas RangersALMLBtex33---------1353
1975Texas RangersALMLBtex34---1-----3166
1975Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak34---413----7
1976Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak35---------204
1976New York YankeesALMLBnya35---3------10

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1969Minnesota TwinsChamp. SeriesMLB28313010000101200000.077.143.077.2201014.091.000.1547.1414.292.000.000.000.00
1970Minnesota TwinsChamp. SeriesMLB29313250101000000000.385.385.538.9237113.385.153.1540.000.000.000.000.0020.00
1975Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB3422210000001000000.500.667.5001.167103.500.000.50033.330.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs828470101102200000.250.300.321.6219130.269.071.1796.676.671.000.000.0014.29

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1976-12-17Released by Yankees. 
1976-09-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1976-08-25Released by Athletics. 
1975-08-31Purchased by Athletics from Rangers. 
1973-12-07Purchased by Rangers from Phillies. 
1972-11-30TradeTraded by Twins to Phillies for Joe Lis, Ken Reynolds and Ken Sanders. 
1964-12-04TradeTraded by Reds to Twins for Gerry Arrigo. 
1959-01-01ContractSigned 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.