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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Richard Walter Zisk
Stat Years
1967-1983  [mlb] 1971-1983
Height/Weight
6-1 / 208
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
OF (905) ... DH (473)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
Death
High School
Parsippany (Parsippany,NJ)
Colleges
Seton Hall University (South Orange, New Jersey)
Draft
Selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in Round #3 (#56 overall) of the 1967 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1971-09-08 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.214)
Service Time
Organizations
PIT [6] TEX [3] SEA [3] CHA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 20092 ... retro id: ziskr101 ... mlbam id: 124780
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1967SalemAppRk----18of---1561894158921651000000000.307.307.630.93718911927.000.323.0000.000.000.0011.88.4746.5
    1968GastoniaWcarA----19of---2531853252811341000000000.281.281.546.82718510122.000.265.0000.000.000.0014.27.0342.3
    1969SalemCaroA+----20of---37826543841251145000000000.317.317.525.84226513928.000.208.0000.000.000.0024.14.1533.3
    1970WaterburyEastAA----21of---4125450831331763488000000000.296.296.587.88345026457.000.291.0000.000.000.0013.27.5642.9
    1971CharlestonILAAA----22of---51354249012315129109000000000.290.290.535.82542422745.000.245.0000.000.000.0014.66.8436.6
    1971Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit1022ofL-S-E-P5715231012004700000.200.368.467.8351972.533.267.28621.0536.841.7515.05.2666.7
    1972CharlestonILAAA----23of---6122441831363042686000000000.308.308.571.87944125260.000.263.0000.000.000.0017.05.9044.1
    1972Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2223ofL-S-E-P617374730040071000001.189.318.270.58844103.270.081.25915.9122.731.430.00.0042.9
    1973Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2224ofL-S-E-P710333344108237105400216300008.324.364.526.89035417540.264.202.3775.9317.803.0033.32.8237.0
    1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2225ofL-S-E-P81495367516830317100116591003712.313.386.476.86260425550.284.163.35010.7615.071.4031.52.8129.8
    1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2226ofL-S-E-P91475046914627320750168109204912.290.374.474.84857823950.317.184.33211.7618.861.6025.23.4634.2
    1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2227ofL-S-E-P10155581911683522189105296008320.289.343.465.80864127058.267.176.3118.1114.981.8527.73.2834.5
    1977Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2228ofL-S-E-P111415317815417630101045598319715.290.355.514.86959927353.320.224.3019.1816.361.7817.75.0134.4
    1978Texas RangersALMLBtex2229of-dhL-S-E-P12140511681341912285335876345714.262.338.432.77058122142.284.170.2689.9813.081.3123.23.7931.3
    1979Texas RangersALMLBtex2230ofL-S-E-P13144503691322111864115775012415.262.336.416.75256320940.266.154.27710.1213.321.3227.93.2030.3
    1980Texas RangersALMLBtex2231dhL-S-E-P14135448481301711977023972014518.290.344.460.80449220637.252.170.3077.9314.631.8523.63.8628.5
    1981Seattle MarinersALMLBsea2232dhL-S-E-P159435742111121164302286330038.311.366.485.85138817329.246.174.3427.2216.242.2522.34.1226.1
    1982Seattle MarinersALMLBsea2233dhL-S-E-P1613150361147281216221498910349.292.354.477.83155624050.284.185.3188.8116.011.8224.03.7834.0
    1983Seattle MarinersALMLBsea2234dhL-S-E-P17902853069120123600306100336.242.311.411.72231811724.274.169.2659.4319.182.0323.83.7734.8
    MLB Totals (13 yrs)145351446811477245262077928155339101274152138.287.353.466.81957372395478.281.179.3129.2915.861.7124.93.6132.4
    American League Totals (7 yrs)875313839687712611138468613316534107263385.279.345.459.80434971439275.278.180.2979.0415.271.6922.73.9531.4
    National League Totals (6 yrs)578200628560011915693242221737620151953.299.366.477.8432240956203.286.178.3379.6916.791.7329.13.0833.8
    Minor League Totals56919543725869119129420000000000.300.300.564.86419541102239.264.264.2500.000.000.0015.16.6040.8
    Minor: Rk Totals561894158921651000000000.307.307.630.93718911927.323.323.2430.000.000.0011.88.4746.5
    Minor: A Totals531853252811341000000000.281.281.546.82718510122.265.265.2270.000.000.0014.27.0342.3
    Minor: A+ Totals7826543841251145000000000.317.317.525.84226513928.208.208.2870.000.000.0024.14.1533.3
    Minor: AA Totals125450831331763488000000000.296.296.587.88345026457.291.291.2380.000.000.0013.27.5642.9
    Minor: AAA Totals25786517325945555195000000000.299.299.554.853865479105.254.255.2520.000.000.0015.76.3640.5
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (6 yrs)578200628560011915693242221737620151953.299.366.477.8432240956203.286.178.3379.6916.791.7329.13.0833.8
    Texas Rangers Totals (3 yrs)4191462185396573592264615422336111647.271.339.435.7741636636119.268.164.2839.4113.631.4524.83.6130.0
    Seattle Mariners Totals (3 yrs)315114513332752249141231072134061023.286.347.463.8101262530103.270.177.3138.4816.881.9923.43.8831.5
    Chicago White Sox Totals (1 yrs)1415317815417630101045598319715.290.355.514.86959927353.320.224.3019.1816.361.7817.75.0134.4
    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
    1971Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB22OF600.07000771.0001.200.003.785.76
    1972Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB23OF12084.1141101615.9381.300.187.770.68
    1973Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB24OF840708.21391224153151.9871.800.2151.981.63
    1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB25OF14100.0312953326321.9852.300.0087.094.61
    1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB26OF14000.0264771278271.9751.900.0087.095.23
    1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB27OF15200.03001142315311.9872.000.0093.898.11
    1977Chicago White SoxALMLB28OF10900.0210943223219.9822.000.0067.377.33
    1977Chicago White SoxALMLB28DH2800.0000000.0000.000.0017.319.93
    1978Texas RangersALMLB29OF9000.0155620163161.9881.800.0055.664.34
    1978Texas RangersALMLB29DH4900.0000000.0000.000.0030.235.01
    1979Texas RangersALMLB30OF13400.02341076251244.9721.800.0082.793.11
    1979Texas RangersALMLB30DH300.0000000.0000.000.001.92.110
    1980Texas RangersALMLB31OF3700.0453114948.9801.300.0023.027.46
    1980Texas RangersALMLB31DH8600.0000000.0000.000.0053.463.71
    1981Seattle MarinersALMLB32DH9300.0000000.0000.000.0085.398.91
    1982Seattle MarinersALMLB33DH13000.0000000.0000.000.0080.299.21
    1983Seattle MarinersALMLB34DH8400.0000000.0000.000.0051.993.31
    MLB Totals - (OF)9050792168068332017811748.9811.902.210.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)47300000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    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
    1971MLB---------6-
    1972MLB---------12-
    1973MLB---------84-
    1974MLB---------141-
    1975MLB---------140-
    1976MLB---------152-
    1977MLB---------10928
    1978MLB---------9049
    1979MLB---------1343
    1980MLB---------3786
    1981MLB----------93
    1982MLB----------130
    1983MLB----------84
    Totals---------905473
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