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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Otoniel Velez Franceschi
Stat Years
1970-1983  [mlb] 1973-1983
Height/Weight
6-0 / 195
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
OF (276) ... DH (255) ... 1B (43) ... 3B (3)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
High School
None listed
Colleges
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the New York Yankees in 1969
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1973-09-04 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.279)
Service Time
Organizations
TOR [6] NYA [4] CLE [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 19202 ... retro id: veleo101 ... mlbam id: 123694
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1970Johnson CityAppRk----19of---1531764965104744000000000.369.369.591.96017610421.000.222.0000.000.000.0025.13.9832.3
    1970Fort LauderdaleFSLA+----19of---12054790104000000000.167.167.204.37154111.000.037.0000.000.000.000.00.0011.1
    1971KinstonEastAA----20of---2113384821192141673000000000.310.310.510.82038419641.000.200.0000.000.000.0024.04.1734.5
    1972West HavenEastAA----21of---3122409641021711368000000000.249.249.391.64040916031.000.142.0000.000.000.0031.53.1830.4
    1973SyracuseILAAA----22of---4138409921101972998000000000.269.269.562.83140923055.000.293.0000.000.000.0014.17.0950.0
    1973New York YankeesALMLBnya24,5322ofL-S-E-P42377915402701152400000.195.326.325.65192256.312.130.25516.3026.091.6038.52.1740.0
    1974SyracuseILAAA----23of---56520044621301335000000000.310.310.570.88020011426.000.260.0000.000.000.0015.46.5041.9
    1974New York YankeesALMLBnya24231bL-S-E-P527679141121000152400211.209.345.343.68884234.358.134.27917.8628.571.6033.52.3828.6
    1975SyracuseILAAA----24of---68124456611821035000000000.250.250.463.71324411330.000.213.0000.000.000.0024.44.1049.2
    1975New York YankeesALMLBnya5224dh-1bL-S-E-P668020001002000000.250.400.250.6501020.250.000.25020.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1976New York YankeesALMLBnya2425ofL-S-E-P7499411256021000232600011.266.410.394.804117378.372.128.34819.6622.221.1347.01.7132.0
    1977Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor1926ofL-S-E-P81203605092193166242658712619.256.366.458.82443416538.389.202.28914.9820.051.3422.53.6941.3
    1978Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor1927ofL-S-E-P991248296614293813454123218.266.380.448.82830011125.355.182.28515.0013.670.9127.63.0037.9
    1979Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor1928ofL-S-E-P10992744579210154801464532028.288.396.529.92532514536.405.241.29914.1513.850.9818.34.6245.6
    1980Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor1929dhL-S-E-P111043575496123206200548620488.269.365.487.85241717435.370.218.29812.9520.621.5917.94.8036.5
    1981Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor1930dhL-S-E-P1280240325192112803556032235.213.363.404.7673029722.408.191.23418.2119.871.0921.83.6443.1
    1982Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-31of---137191310000031100000.158.273.211.4842241.211.053.37513.6450.003.670.00.0033.3
    1982Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor1931dhL-S-E-P132852410101510131500001.192.354.269.62365142.346.077.25020.0023.081.1552.01.5420.0
    1983Charleston CharliesILAAAcle-321b---144814227449094201323410220.310.435.563.9981778018.472.253.34718.0819.211.0615.85.0840.9
    1983Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3232dhL-S-E-P141025120001003600000.080.179.080.2592820.120.000.10510.7121.432.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (11 yrs)6371802244452871178272610336414119161741.251.369.441.8102174795176.375.190.28215.4619.041.2323.13.5938.9
    American League Totals (11 yrs)6371802244452871178272610336414119161741.251.369.441.8102174795176.375.190.28215.4619.041.2323.13.5938.9
    Minor League Totals6472037422575108199739901354510220.282.294.497.79120751012224.231.215.2521.692.171.2921.04.6739.0
    Minor: Rk Totals531764965104744000000000.369.369.591.96017610421.222.222.3430.000.000.0025.13.9832.3
    Minor: A+ Totals2054790104000000000.167.167.204.37154111.037.037.1670.000.000.000.00.0011.1
    Minor: AA Totals23579314622138529141000000000.279.279.449.72879335672.170.170.2510.000.000.0027.33.6632.6
    Minor: AAA Totals33910142202806096121001354510220.276.300.534.8341052541130.291.258.2413.334.281.2916.65.8046.4
    Toronto Blue Jays Totals (6 yrs)522153121439476107224369278334119141539.257.372.461.8331843706158.383.204.28315.0818.121.2021.33.9140.1
    New York Yankees Totals (4 yrs)105246295611162801557400222.228.366.354.7203038718.346.126.29818.1524.421.3541.01.9832.1
    Cleveland Indians Totals (1 yrs)1025120001003600000.080.179.080.2592820.120.000.10510.7121.432.000.00.000.0
    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
    1973New York YankeesALMLB22OF230204.1452204947.9592.000.2314.2100.06
    1974New York YankeesALMLB231B2100.0136528143141.9866.700.0013.077.83
    1974New York YankeesALMLB233B200.03300661.0003.000.001.27.44
    1974New York YankeesALMLB23OF300.0101021.5000.300.001.911.17
    1975New York YankeesALMLB241B100.01100111111.00011.000.000.616.75
    1975New York YankeesALMLB24DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.616.712
    1976New York YankeesALMLB251B800.0431144544.9785.500.005.016.32
    1976New York YankeesALMLB253B100.0000000.0000.000.000.62.03
    1976New York YankeesALMLB25OF2400.0461114847.9792.000.0015.149.05
    1976New York YankeesALMLB25DH500.0000000.0000.000.003.110.27
    1977Toronto Blue JaysALMLB26OF7900.0140541149145.9731.800.0049.165.83
    1977Toronto Blue JaysALMLB26DH2800.0000000.0000.000.0017.423.33
    1978Toronto Blue JaysALMLB271B100.01120013131.00013.000.000.61.15
    1978Toronto Blue JaysALMLB27OF7400.01501034163160.9822.200.0046.081.33
    1978Toronto Blue JaysALMLB27DH900.0000000.0000.000.005.69.94
    1979Toronto Blue JaysALMLB281B600.02920231311.0005.200.003.76.15
    1979Toronto Blue JaysALMLB28OF7300.0130341137133.9711.800.0045.173.74
    1979Toronto Blue JaysALMLB28DH900.0000000.0000.000.005.69.13
    1980Toronto Blue JaysALMLB291B300.0363124039.97513.000.001.92.95
    1980Toronto Blue JaysALMLB29DH9700.0000000.0000.000.0059.993.31
    1981Toronto Blue JaysALMLB301B100.09000991.0009.000.000.91.35
    1981Toronto Blue JaysALMLB30DH7400.0000000.0000.000.0069.892.51
    1982Toronto Blue JaysALMLB31DH2400.0000000.0000.000.0014.885.76
    1983Charleston CharliesILAAA321B200.01100221.0001.000.001.44.24
    1983Cleveland IndiansALMLB32DH800.0000000.0000.000.004.980.04
    MLB Totals - (1B)410027513417292288.9867.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)3003300661.0002.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)276020451221157548533.9731.902.610.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)25500000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)2001100221.0001.000.000.00.00
    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
    1973MLB---------23-
    1974MLB--21-2----3-
    1975MLB--1-------1
    1976MLB--8-1----245
    1977MLB---------7928
    1978MLB--1------749
    1979MLB--6------739
    1980MLB--3-------97
    1981MLB--1-------74
    1982MLB----------24
    1983MLB----------8
    1983Minor--2--------
    Totals--43-3----276255