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Richie ZiskTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1967-1983 MLB Years: 1971-1983
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Drafted

PositionsOF-905, DH-473Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRichard Walter Zisk
Height6-1Weight208BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 6,1949 [69.195]PlaceBrooklyn,New York
High SchoolParsippany (Parsippany,NJ)
CollegeSeton Hall University (South Orange,NJ)

DraftedSelected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (56th overall) of the 1967 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 8,1971 [22.214]
OrganizationsPIT [10] TEX [3] SEA [3] CHA [1] Awards5Awards Voting4-91
TBC Player ID20092Retrosheet IDziskr101MLBAM ID124780
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Player Notes:   Hit for the cycle on June 9, 1974
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed28Power86Contact36XBH75RBIs82Runs49Hitting76Durability49Team.531Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1967SalemAppRk-18561894158921651000000000.307.307.630.93711927189.243.323.323.4190.000.000.008.4711.8146.55
1968GastoniaWcarA-19531853252811341000000000.281.281.546.82710122185.227.265.265.3790.000.000.007.0314.2342.31
1969SalemCaroA+-207826543841251145000000000.317.317.525.84213928265.287.208.208.3750.000.000.004.1524.0933.33
1970WaterburyEastAA-21125450831331763488000000000.296.296.587.88326457450.238.291.291.3850.000.000.007.5613.2442.86
1971Char., W.Va.ILAAA-221354249012315129109000000000.290.290.535.82522745424.238.245.245.3710.000.000.006.8414.6236.59
1971Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit10of22715231012004700000.200.368.467.8357219.286.267.533.38221.0536.841.755.2615.0066.67
1972Char., W.Va.ILAAA-23122441831363042686000000000.308.308.571.87925260441.265.263.263.3980.000.000.005.9016.9644.12
1972Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22of2317374730040071000001.189.318.270.58810344.259.081.270.28415.9122.731.430.000.0042.86
1973Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22of2410333344108237105400216300008.324.364.526.89017540354.377.202.264.3975.9317.803.002.8233.3037.04
1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22of251495367516830317100116591003712.313.386.476.86225550604.350.163.284.39010.7615.071.402.8131.5329.76
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22of261475046914627320750168109204912.290.374.474.84823950578.332.184.317.38111.7618.861.603.4625.2034.25
1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22of27155581911683522189105296008320.289.343.465.80827058641.311.176.267.3678.1114.981.853.2827.6734.52
1977Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22of281415317815417630101045598319715.290.355.514.86927353599.301.224.320.3749.1816.361.785.0117.7034.42
1978Texas RangersALMLBtex22of-dh29140511681341912285335876345714.262.338.432.77022142581.268.170.284.3459.9813.081.313.7923.2331.34
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex22of30144503691322111864115775012415.262.336.416.75220940563.277.154.266.33610.1213.321.323.2027.9430.30
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex22dh31135448481301711977023972014518.290.344.460.80420637492.307.170.252.3567.9314.631.853.8623.5828.46
1981Seattle MarinersALMLBsea22dh329435742111121164302286330038.311.366.485.85117329388.342.174.246.3857.2216.242.254.1222.3126.13
1982Seattle MarinersALMLBsea22dh3313150361147281216221498910349.292.354.477.83124050556.318.185.284.3678.8116.011.823.7823.9534.01
1983Seattle MarinersALMLBsea22dh34902853069120123600306100336.242.311.411.72211724318.265.169.274.3209.4319.182.033.7723.7534.78
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter145351446811477245262077928155339101274152138.287.353.466.81923954785737.312.179.281.0009.2915.861.713.6124.8532.36
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter56919543725869119129420000000000.300.300.564.86411022391954.250.264.264.0000.000.000.006.6015.1540.78
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter25786517325945555195000000000.299.299.554.853479105865.252.255.254.0000.000.000.006.3615.7340.54
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter125450831331763488000000000.296.296.587.88326457450.238.291.291.0000.000.000.007.5613.2442.86
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7826543841251145000000000.317.317.525.84213928265.287.208.208.0000.000.000.004.1524.0933.33
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter531853252811341000000000.281.281.546.82710122185.227.265.265.0000.000.000.007.0314.2342.31
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter561894158921651000000000.307.307.630.93711927189.243.323.323.0000.000.000.008.4711.8146.55
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter578200628560011915693242221737620151953.299.366.477.8439562032240.337.178.286.0009.6916.791.733.0829.0733.83
Texas Rangers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter4191462185396573592264615422336111647.271.339.435.7746361191636.283.164.268.0009.4113.631.453.6124.7830.05
Seattle Mariners Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter315114513332752249141231072134061023.286.347.463.8105301031262.313.177.270.0008.4816.881.993.8823.3731.50
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1415317815417630101045598319715.290.355.514.86927353599.301.224.320.0009.1816.361.785.0117.7034.42
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625747616527323881259101115615.287.353.466.81926753640.312.179.281.0009.2915.861.713.6124.8532.36
Average Minor - Per 162 games16255610616726537120000000000.300.300.564.86431468556.250.264.264.0000.000.000.006.6015.1540.78

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1971Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22OF6--7---771.0001.17------785.73.7
1972Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23OF12-841411-1615.9381.250.18-----1770.67.7
1973Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24OF84-7081391224153151.9871.800.21-----10381.651.9
1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25OF141--312953326321.9852.28------14994.687.0
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26OF140--264771278271.9751.94------14795.287.0
1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27OF152--3001142315311.9872.05------15598.193.8
1977Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28OF109--210943223219.9822.01------14177.367.3
1977Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28DH28---------------14119.917.3
1978Texas RangersALMLBtex29OF90--15562-163161.9881.79------14064.355.6
1978Texas RangersALMLBtex29DH49---------------14035.030.2
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex30OF134--2341076251244.9721.82------14493.182.7
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex30DH3---------------1442.11.9
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex31DH86---------------13563.753.4
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex31OF37--453114948.9801.30------13527.423.0
1981Seattle MarinersALMLBsea32DH93---------------9498.985.3
1982Seattle MarinersALMLBsea33DH130---------------13199.280.2
1983Seattle MarinersALMLBsea34DH84---------------9093.351.9
MLB Totals for OF - 10 season(s)-   OF905-792168068332017811748.9811.932.21-----9050.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 7 season(s)-   DH473---------------4730.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1971Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22---------6-
1972Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23---------12-
1973Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24---------84-
1974Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25---------141-
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26---------140-
1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27---------152-
1977Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28---------10928
1978Texas RangersALMLBtex29---------9049
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex30---------1343
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex31---------3786
1981Seattle MarinersALMLBsea32----------93
1982Seattle MarinersALMLBsea33----------130
1983Seattle MarinersALMLBsea34----------84

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1974Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB25310130000000300000.300.300.300.6003010.429.000.0000.0030.000.000.000.000.00
1975Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB26310051000002200000.500.583.6001.1836112.625.100.30016.6716.671.000.000.0020.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs620181000002500000.400.455.450.9059122.533.050.1509.0922.732.500.000.0012.50

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1995Daytona CubsFSLA+Minorchn46Hitting Coach1358748.644--1Dave TrembleyLeague Champions
1996Daytona CubsFSLA+Minorchn47Hitting Coach1377166.5182.01Dave Trembley
1997Daytona CubsFSLA+Minorchn48Hitting Coach1386573.47115.54Steve Roadcap
1998Daytona CubsFSLA+Minorchn49Hitting Coach1406773.47913.03Steve Roadcap
1999Daytona CubsFSLA+Minorchn50Hitting Coach1386375.45710.04Nate Oliver
2001Daytona CubsFSLA+Minorchn52Hitting Coach1366868.50012.53Dave Trembley
2004Daytona CubsFSLA+Minorchn55Hitting Coach1267056.5564.03Steve McFarlandCo-League Champions
2005Daytona CubsFSLA+Minorchn56Manager1356966.5119.02 
2006Daytona CubsFSLA+Minorchn57Hitting Coach1377166.5185.03Don Buford-
2007Daytona CubsFSLA+Minorchn58Hitting Coach1375780.41617.56Jody Davis
2008Daytona CubsFSLA+Minorchn59Hitting Coach1327359.553--3Jody DavisLeague Champions
2009Daytona CubsFSLA+Minorchn60Hitting Coach1356471.47419.05Buddy Bailey
2010Daytona CubsFSLA+Minorchn61Hitting Coach1397564.5405.02Buddy Bailey
* 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 [5]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1973National League Player of the Week (July 30-August 5)1
1974National League Player of the Week (August 12-August 18)1
1977American League Player of the Week (June 27-July 3)1
1979American League Player of the Week (July 16-July 22)1
1981AL Comeback Player of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1985-01-16Released by Mariners. 
1980-12-12TradeTraded by Rangers with Steve Finch, Brian Allard, Jerry Don Gleaton, Ken Clay and Rick Auerbach to Mariners for Willie Horton, Leon Roberts, Larry Cox, Mario Mendoza and Rick Honeycutt. 
1977-11-09ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1977-11-02Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1976-12-10TradeTraded by Pirates with Silvio Martinez to White Sox for Terry Forster and Rich Gossage. 
* 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.