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Orlando CepedaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1955-1974 MLB Years: 1958-1974
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Major Award Winner
World Series Champion

Positions1B-1705, OF-231, DH-168, 3B-4Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameOrlando Manuel Cepeda Penne
Height6-2Weight210BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 17,1937 [80.332]PlacePonce,Puerto Rico
MLB DebutApril 15,1958 [20.210]
OrganizationsSFN [9] ATL [4] NY1 [3] SLN [3] BOS [1] KCA [1] OAK [1] Awards4Awards Voting9-531
TBC Player ID9767Retrosheet IDcepeo101MLBAM ID112157
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Player Notes:   The San Francisco Giants retired his #30 on July 11, 1999
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed70Power86Contact61XBH78RBIs91Runs56Hitting83Durability67Team.547Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1955SalemAppRk-172693122361116000000000.247.247.366.61334893.239.119.118.2710.000.000.001.0893.0034.78
1955KokomoMidwA-1792374831472322191000000000.393.393.6341.02723746374.357.241.241.4530.000.000.005.6117.8131.29
1955Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1184679517029322107000000000.364.364.580.94427154467.333.216.216.4160.000.000.004.7121.2331.76
1956St. CloudNorthernInd-1812549910017733926112000000000.355.355.613.96830668499.319.258.259.4210.000.000.005.2119.1938.42
1957MinneapolisAmerAAA-191515639117431325108000000000.309.309.508.81728659563.277.199.199.3580.000.000.004.4422.5233.91
1958San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn301b2014860388188384259615112984309718.312.342.512.85430967644.324.200.255.3684.5013.042.903.8824.1235.64
1959San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn301b211516059219235427105239331005041010.317.355.522.87731666647.342.205.283.3795.1015.463.034.1722.4134.38
1960San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn30of-1b221515698116936324961563491804911.297.343.497.84028363615.317.200.276.3665.5314.802.683.9023.7137.28
1961San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn301b-of231525851051822844614212839919031121.311.362.609.97135678636.302.298.371.4136.1314.312.337.2312.7242.86
1962San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn301b24162625105191261351141043797617816.306.347.518.86532462676.312.212.282.3755.4714.352.625.1817.8632.46
1963San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn301b25156579100183334349783377010031118.316.366.563.92932671629.312.247.320.4035.8811.131.895.4117.0338.80
1964San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn301b26142529751612723197944383807713.304.361.539.90028560587.308.235.325.3907.3314.141.935.2817.0637.27
1965San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn301b273334161015003900311.176.225.294.51910240.185.118.206.2177.5022.503.002.5034.0033.33
1966San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn30of-1b281949514203150141110020.286.352.510.86225554.314.224.286.3697.4120.372.755.5616.3335.71
1966St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln281b2812345265137240175898346813191012.303.362.469.83121241509.319.166.243.3596.6813.362.003.3426.5929.93
1966Totals for NL-NL         14250170151260207399387914191212.301.361.473.83423746563.319.172.248.3606.7514.032.083.5525.0530.46
1967St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln301b291515639118337025111112627512072316.325.399.524.92329562644.336.199.325.4029.6311.651.213.8822.5233.88
1968St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln301b301576007114926216738643969041313.248.306.378.68422744656.270.130.205.3086.5514.632.232.4437.5029.53
1969Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl20,301b3115457374147282228812555765031012.257.325.428.75324552636.262.171.279.3378.6511.951.383.4626.0535.37
1970Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl301b3214856787173330341116547759041115.305.365.543.90830867627.301.238.323.3957.5011.961.605.4216.6838.73
1971Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl301b337125031691011444362229004712.276.330.492.82212325276.261.216.292.3607.9710.511.325.0717.8636.23
1972Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl301b-1b34288462530490071700011.298.352.476.82840791.333.178.262.3757.6918.682.434.4021.0028.00
1972Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak123433000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1972Totals for MLB-MLB         318762530490071700011.287.340.460.80040794.318.173.253.3637.4518.092.434.2621.7528.00
1973Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25dh351425505115925020860250813231324.289.350.444.79424445608.308.155.242.3528.2213.321.623.2927.5028.30
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30dh3633107323501181091610005.215.282.290.572316117.244.075.168.2717.6913.681.780.85107.0026.09
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter2124792711312351417273791365142805881169102474154218.297.350.499.84939598238695.306.202.285.0006.7613.441.994.3620.9235.01
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter269103018634460647215000000000.334.334.541.8755571131030.302.207.207.0000.000.000.004.5621.9132.85
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1515639117431325108000000000.309.309.508.81728659563.277.199.199.0000.000.000.004.4422.5233.91
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter92374831472322191000000000.393.393.6341.02723746374.357.241.241.0000.000.000.005.6117.8131.29
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2693122361116000000000.247.247.366.61334893.239.119.118.0000.000.000.001.0893.0034.78
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12549910017733926112000000000.355.355.613.96830668499.319.258.259.0000.000.000.005.2119.1938.42
San Francisco Giants Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter1114417865212862262222676792462596365014066108.308.352.535.88722344744528.316.227.300.0005.7214.052.464.9918.4936.86
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter4311615227469872582422816139239341204641.290.355.454.8097341471809.307.164.258.0007.6813.211.723.2127.8431.34
Atlanta Braves Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter4011474198414743742522116131197140112940.281.343.486.8297161511630.280.205.297.0008.0412.091.504.5419.9236.47
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1425505115925020860250813231324.289.350.444.79424445608.308.155.242.0008.2213.321.623.2927.5028.30
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter33107323501181091610005.215.282.290.572316117.244.075.168.0007.6913.681.780.85107.0026.09
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter33000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162605861793222910411645898061217.297.350.499.84930263663.306.202.285.0006.7613.441.994.3620.9235.01
Average Minor - Per 162 games16262011220736428129000000000.334.334.541.87533568620.302.207.207.0000.000.000.004.5621.9132.85

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1958San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn201B147--1322971613114351419.9899.65------14899.395.5
1959San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn211B122--9297016741015999.9848.19------15180.879.2
1959San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn21OF44--6413-6865.9561.48------15129.128.6
1959San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn213B4--233-85.6251.25------1512.62.6
1960San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn22OF91--1631033176173.9831.90------15160.359.1
1960San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn221B63--518271037555545.9828.65------15141.740.9
1961San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn231B81--64447250693691.9978.53------15253.352.6
1961San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn23OF80--13043-137134.9781.68------15252.651.9
1962San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn241B160--1353881312514541441.9919.01------16298.897.0
1962San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn24OF2--3-1-43.7501.50------1621.21.2
1963San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn251B150--126283219113661345.9858.97------15696.292.6
1963San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn25OF3---------------1561.91.9
1964San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn261B139--121180188913091291.9869.29------14297.985.8
1964San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn26OF1---------------1420.70.6
1965San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn271B4--272-129291.0007.25------3312.12.5
1965San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn27OF2--1---111.0000.50------336.11.2
1966St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln281B120--1109621311111841171.9899.76------12397.674.1
1966San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28OF8--7-2-97.7780.88------1942.15.0
1966San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn281B6--551-556561.0009.33------1931.63.7
1967St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln291B151--1304901010314041394.9939.23------151100.093.8
1968St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln301B154--1362901710914691452.9889.43------15798.195.1
1969Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl311B153--131810199114281419.9949.27------15499.494.4
1970Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl321B148--12881121210014121400.9929.46------148100.091.4
1971Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl331B63--58649560640635.99210.08------7188.738.9
1972Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl341B22-17617113-151841841.0008.361.05-----2878.614.3
1972Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl341B22--17113-151841841.0008.36------2878.614.3
1973Boston Red SoxALMLBbos35DH142---------------142100.087.7
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca36DH26---------------3378.816.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 15 season(s)-   1B1705-17614630102516212071581715655.9909.1888.95-----17050.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 8 season(s)-   OF231--36815123395383.9701.66------2310.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH168---------------1680.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B4--233-85.6251.25------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1958San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn20--147--------
1959San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn21--122--4---44-
1960San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn22--63------91-
1961San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn23--81------80-
1962San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn24--160------2-
1963San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn25--150------3-
1964San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn26--139------1-
1965San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn27--4------2-
1966St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28--120--------
1966San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn28--6------8-
1967St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29--151--------
1968St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30--154--------
1969Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl31--153--------
1970Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl32--148--------
1971Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl33--63--------
1972Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl34--44--------
1973Boston Red SoxALMLBbos35----------142
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca36----------26

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1962San Francisco GiantsWorld SeriesMLB24519131002000400000.158.158.211.3694119.200.053.0530.0021.050.000.000.0033.33
1967St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB29729132001000400000.103.103.172.2755229.120.069.0690.0013.790.000.000.0066.67
1968St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB30728270026002300000.250.300.464.76413230.217.214.2866.6710.001.506.6714.0028.57
1969Atlanta BravesChamp. SeriesMLB31311252013101200000.455.500.9091.40910312.500.454.6368.3316.672.008.3311.0060.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs311252013101200000.455.500.9091.40910312.500.454.6368.3316.672.008.3311.0060.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 3 yrs197641330290021100000.171.192.289.48122578.175.118.1452.5614.105.502.5638.0038.46

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1980Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha42Hitting Coach1607090.43826.05Tony La Russa
* 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 [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1958National League Rookie of the Year1
1967MLB Player of the Month (August) ... National League Most Valuable Player2
1973Edgar Martinez Award (Outstanding MLB DH)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1974-09-27Released by Royals. 
1974-08-06ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
1974-03-26Released by Red Sox. 
1973-01-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
1972-12-18Released by Athletics. 
1972-06-29TradeTraded by Braves to Athletics for Denny McLain. 
1969-03-17TradeTraded by Cardinals to Braves for Joe Torre. 
1966-05-08TradeTraded by Giants to Cardinals for Ray Sadecki. 
1955-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Giants. 
* 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.