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Otto VelezTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1970-1983 MLB Years: 1973-1983
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World Series Champion

PositionsOF-276, DH-255, 1B-43, 3B-3Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameOtoniel Velez Franceschi
Height6-0Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 29,1950 [67.149]PlacePonce,Puerto Rico
MLB DebutSeptember 4,1973 [22.279]
OrganizationsNYA [7] TOR [6] CLE [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID19202Retrosheet IDveleo101MLBAM ID123694
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed28Power80Contact23XBH74RBIs65Runs32Hitting48Durability24Team.467Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1970Johnson CityAppRk-19531764965104744000000000.369.369.591.96010421176.343.222.222.4220.000.000.003.9825.1432.31
1970Fort LauderdaleFSLA+-192054790104000000000.167.167.204.37111154.167.037.037.1650.000.000.000.000.0011.11
1970Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         732305674105748000000000.322.322.500.82211522230.300.178.178.3620.000.000.003.0432.8629.73
1971KinstonEastAA-20113384821192141673000000000.310.310.510.82019641384.280.200.201.3680.000.000.004.1724.0034.45
1972West HavenEastAA-21122409641021711368000000000.249.249.391.64016031409.225.142.142.2910.000.000.003.1831.4630.39
1973SyracuseILAAA-22138409921101972998000000000.269.269.562.83123055409.213.293.293.3660.000.000.007.0914.1050.00
1973New York YankeesALMLBnya24,53of222377915402701152400000.195.326.325.65125692.255.130.312.30916.3026.091.602.1738.5040.00
1974SyracuseILAAA-236520044621301335000000000.310.310.570.88011426200.262.260.260.3960.000.000.006.5015.3841.94
1974New York YankeesALMLBnya241b2327679141121000152400211.209.345.343.68823484.279.134.358.32117.8628.571.602.3833.5028.57
1975SyracuseILAAA-248124456611821035000000000.250.250.463.71311330244.218.213.213.3180.000.000.004.1024.4049.18
1975New York YankeesALMLBnya52dh-1b2468020001002000000.250.400.250.6502010.250.000.250.32820.000.000.000.000.000.00
1976New York YankeesALMLBnya24of25499411256021000232600011.266.410.394.804378117.348.128.372.37919.6622.221.131.7147.0032.00
1977Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor19of261203605092193166242658712619.256.366.458.82416538434.289.202.389.36514.9820.051.343.6922.5041.30
1978Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor19of2791248296614293813454123218.266.380.448.82811125300.285.182.355.37615.0013.670.913.0027.5637.88
1979Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor19of28992744579210154801464532028.288.396.529.92514536325.299.241.405.40814.1513.850.984.6218.2745.57
1980Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor19dh291043575496123206200548620488.269.365.487.85217435417.298.218.370.37412.9520.621.594.8017.8536.46
1981Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor19dh3080240325192112803556032235.213.363.404.7679722302.234.191.408.35418.2119.871.093.6421.8243.14
1982Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-317191310000031100000.158.273.211.4844122.375.053.211.23713.6450.003.670.000.0033.33
1982Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor19dh312852410101510131500001.192.354.269.62314265.250.077.346.30520.0023.081.151.5452.0020.00
1983Charleston CharliesILAAAcle-1b324814227449094201323410220.310.435.563.9988018177.347.253.472.43618.0819.211.065.0815.7840.91
1983Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32dh321025120001003600000.080.179.080.2592028.105.000.120.14010.7121.432.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter6371802244452871178272610336414119161741.251.369.441.8107951762174.282.190.375.00015.4619.041.233.5923.1038.94
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter6472037422575108199739901354510220.282.294.497.79110122242075.252.215.231.0001.692.171.294.6721.0038.96
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter33910142202806096121001354510220.276.300.534.8345411301052.241.258.291.0003.334.281.295.8016.6246.43
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter23579314622138529141000000000.279.279.449.72835672793.251.170.170.0000.000.000.003.6627.3432.58
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2054790104000000000.167.167.204.37111154.167.037.037.0000.000.000.000.000.0011.11
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter531764965104744000000000.369.369.591.96010421176.343.222.222.0000.000.000.003.9825.1432.31
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter522153121439476107224369278334119141539.257.372.461.8337061581843.283.204.383.00015.0818.121.203.9121.2640.10
New York Yankees Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter105246295611162801557400222.228.366.354.7208718303.298.126.346.00018.1524.421.351.9841.0032.14
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1025120001003600000.080.179.080.2592028.105.000.120.00010.7121.432.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624586211522320692385105324410.251.369.441.81020245553.282.190.375.00015.4619.041.233.5923.1038.94
Average Minor - Per 162 games162510106144275241000091100110.282.294.497.79125356520.252.215.231.0001.692.171.294.6721.0038.96

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1973New York YankeesALMLBnya22OF23-2044522-4947.9592.040.23-----23100.014.2
1974New York YankeesALMLBnya231B21--136528143141.9866.71------2777.813.0
1974New York YankeesALMLBnya23OF3--1-1-21.5000.33------2711.11.9
1974New York YankeesALMLBnya233B2--33--661.0003.00------277.41.2
1975New York YankeesALMLBnya24DH1---------------616.70.6
1975New York YankeesALMLBnya241B1--11--111111.00011.00------616.70.6
1976New York YankeesALMLBnya25OF24--461114847.9791.96------4949.015.1
1976New York YankeesALMLBnya251B8--431144544.9785.50------4916.35.0
1976New York YankeesALMLBnya25DH5---------------4910.23.1
1976New York YankeesALMLBnya253B1---------------492.00.6
1977Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26OF79--140541149145.9731.84------12065.849.1
1977Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26DH28---------------12023.317.4
1978Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor27OF74--1501034163160.9822.16------9181.346.0
1978Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor27DH9---------------919.95.6
1978Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor271B1--112--13131.00013.00------911.10.6
1979Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor28OF73--130341137133.9711.82------9973.745.1
1979Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor28DH9---------------999.15.6
1979Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor281B6--292-231311.0005.17------996.13.7
1980Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29DH97---------------10493.359.9
1980Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor291B3--363124039.97513.00------1042.91.9
1981Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor30DH74---------------8092.569.8
1981Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor301B1--9---991.0009.00------801.30.9
1982Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor31DH24---------------2885.714.8
1983Charleston Charlies ILAAAcle321B2--11--221.0001.00------484.21.4
1983Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32DH8---------------1080.04.9
MLB Totals for OF - 6 season(s)-   OF276-20451221157548533.9731.932.61-----2760.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 9 season(s)-   DH255---------------2550.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 7 season(s)-   1B41--27513417292288.9867.02------410.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B3--33--661.0002.00------30.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B2--11--221.0001.00------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1973New York YankeesALMLBnya22---------23-
1974New York YankeesALMLBnya23--21--2---3-
1975New York YankeesALMLBnya24--1-------1
1976New York YankeesALMLBnya25--8--1---245
1977Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor26---------7928
1978Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor27--1------749
1979Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor28--6------739
1980Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29--3-------97
1981Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor30--1-------74
1982Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor31----------24
1983Charleston Charlies ILAAAcle32--2--------
1983Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32----------8

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1976New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB2511000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1976New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB2533000000000300000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs11000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs33000000000300000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1977AL Player of the Month (April)1
1979American League Player of the Week (July 23-July 29)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1983-02-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1982-09-07Released by Blue Jays. 
1976-11-05Selected by Blue Jays from Yankees in expansion draft (Pick #53). 
1969-12-23ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
* 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.