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Ralph CitarellaHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1977-1988 MLB Years: 1983-1987
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Rated Prospect

PositionsP-265Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRalph Alexander Citarella
Height6-0Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 7,1958 [60.010]PlaceEast Orange,New Jersey
High SchoolColonia (Colonia,NJ)
CollegeFlorida Southern College (Lakeland,FL), Brevard College (Brevard,NC)

DraftedSelected by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1st round (12th overall) of the 1979 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Minnesota Twins in the 1st round (15th overall) of the 1978 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Cincinnati Reds in the 2nd round (32nd overall) of the 1978 Amateur Entry Draft
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1983-SLN-#6 ... 1984-SLN-#9
MLB DebutSeptember 13,1983 [25.218]
OrganizationsSLN [7] CHA [1] MIL [1] OAK [1] PHI [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID9896Retrosheet IDcitar001MLBAM ID112301
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts43Walks60Hittable47SO/BB53vsPower47Hitting.189Durability62Team.492Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1979Johnson City CardinalsAppRksln-ST21025.57440100021.0231513112161001.679.860.435.146.861.33.000-
1979St. Petersburg CardinalsFSLA+sln-ST21001.7314-3110026.03185011100001.6210.73--3.813.460.91--
1979Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST0023.4558-3210047.0542318123261001.6410.340.194.404.981.13.000-
1980Gastonia CardinalsSALAsln-Rel221141.64516451008126.08735236491136001.086.210.433.508.072.31.733-
1981Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-S/R23893.8231161542122125.01205753637813001.268.640.432.665.832.19.471-
1981Springfield RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-ST23003.8611000007.07332221001.299.002.572.572.571.00--
1981Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--S/R0893.8232171542122132.01276056839834001.268.660.552.665.662.13.471-
1982Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-ST241564.88282534010153.0171958318628210001.5210.061.063.654.821.32.714-
1983Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-S/R25764.7637132430167109.212267581341645001.4910.011.073.365.251.56.538-
1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln43Rel25001.64606002011.08220341001.006.55--2.453.271.33-2.85
1984Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-ST26923.9116142401189.2914339730382001.359.130.703.013.811.27.818-
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln43Rel26013.631028002022.0209907151031.218.06--2.826.042.14.0002.77
1985Portland BeaversPCLAAAphi43S/R27793.443018121010136.01286752958862001.378.470.603.845.691.48.438-
1986Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-S/R28408.211147001034.0423331523173001.9111.121.326.094.500.741.000-
1986Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-S/R28344.8718126003068.0794237237310001.7010.400.264.874.080.84.429-
1986Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--S/R0745.982916130040102.01217568760483001.7710.640.625.284.220.80.636-
1987Hawaii IslandersPCLAAAcha-S/R29385.18298210016864.0634037627475001.408.810.843.786.581.74.273-
1987Chicago White SoxALMLBcha53Rel29007.36505002011.013994490021.5510.643.273.277.362.25-7.60
1988Fresno SunsCalifA+--Rel30241.80241231021740.042178125454001.689.450.235.6310.131.80.333-
1988El Paso DiablosTexAAmil-S/R30104.15853003030.0271714310221001.228.010.892.976.532.201.000-
1988Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--Rel0342.82326261024770.0693422435675001.488.830.514.488.571.91.429-
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter014.0621219006044.0412020414282051.248.320.812.845.682.00.0001.20
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter70543.9828913115820375331028.010335394567942465443001.419.020.693.705.711.54.565-
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter48354.6217095751203916660.07033903406228036728001.489.560.843.814.991.31.578-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter993.8839211842152155.014774679471034001.258.520.522.725.972.19.500-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter241.77255202121766.0732513136554001.659.950.144.917.501.53.333-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1141.64516451008126.08735236491136001.086.210.433.508.072.31.733-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter025.57440100021.0231513112161001.679.860.435.146.861.33.000-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter00--00000000.0000000000----------0.00--
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter012.9716214004033.0281111010192031.147.56--2.705.131.90.000-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter007.36505002011.013994490021.5510.643.273.277.362.25--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings054.06104109400300220.020399992069139100251.248.320.812.845.682.00.0001.20
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings15123.9862283441167220.02211159717911409001.419.020.693.705.711.54.556-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1981Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-p233111020001000401000.182.182.182.3642012.286.000.000.1670.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln43p2561000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1984Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-p261611120000000202000.182.182.182.3642013.222.000.000.1650.0015.380.000.000.000.00
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln43p26104110001000200000.250.250.250.500104.500.000.000.2270.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1985Portland BeaversPCLAAAphi43p2730280000000001414000.000.034.000.0340033.000.000.000.0250.0042.420.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter165110001000200000.200.200.200.400105.333.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter77501400010002017000.080.098.080.1784058.133.000.000.0000.0034.480.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter46391200000001616000.051.075.051.1262046.087.000.000.0000.0034.780.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3111020001000401000.182.182.182.3642012.286.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter165110001000200000.200.200.200.400105.333.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162511010000100002000000.200.200.200.40010051.333.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16210528000200042215000.080.098.080.17880122.133.000.000.0000.0034.480.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1979Johnson City Cardinals AppRksln21P4--15--661.0001.50------4100.05.9
1979St. Petersburg Cardinals FSLA+sln21P7---5--551.0000.71------1700.05.2
1981Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln23P31--918-127271.0000.87------31100.045.6
1981Springfield Redbirds AmerAAAsln23P1---3--331.0003.00------1100.00.7
1982Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln24P28--824-132321.0001.14------28100.020.7
1983Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln25P37--714222321.9130.57------37100.027.4
1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25P6-1111--221.0000.330.18-----6100.03.7
1984Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln26P16--59-114141.0000.88------16100.010.3
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26P10-22-6--661.0000.600.27-----10100.06.2
1985Portland Beavers PCLAAAphi27P30--920233129.9350.97------30100.021.1
1986Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak28P11--52--771.0000.64------11100.07.6
1986Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln28P18--733-1310.7690.56------18100.012.7
1987Hawaii Islanders PCLAAAcha29P29--381-1211.9170.38------29100.020.7
1987Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29P5-11-1--111.0000.200.09-----5100.03.1
1988Fresno Suns CalifA+-30P24--4511109.9000.38------24100.016.9
1988El Paso Diablos TexAAmil30P8--361-109.9001.13------8100.06.0
MLB Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P21-4418--991.0000.430.20-----210.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 7 season(s)-   P170--448387135127.9410.75------1700.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P39--1224113736.9730.92------390.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P31--410111514.9330.45------310.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P4--15--661.0001.50------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1979Johnson City Cardinals AppRksln214----------
1979St. Petersburg Cardinals FSLA+sln217----------
1981Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln2331----------
1981Springfield Redbirds AmerAAAsln231----------
1982Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln2428----------
1983Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln2537----------
1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln256----------
1984Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln2616----------
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2610----------
1985Portland Beavers PCLAAAphi2730----------
1986Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak2811----------
1986Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln2818----------
1987Hawaii Islanders PCLAAAcha2929----------
1987Chicago White SoxALMLBcha295----------
1988Fresno Suns CalifA+-3024----------
1988El Paso Diablos TexAAmil308----------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2012Newark BearsCanAmIndIndy-54Pitching Coach1003565.35031.04Ken Oberkfell
2013Newark BearsCanAmIndIndy-55Pitching Coach995544.5561.52Garry Templeton
* 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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1987-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1987-01-05ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
1986-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1986-05-31ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
1986-05-27Released by Athletics. 
1985-12-05ContractSigned as Free Agent by Athletics. 
1985-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1985-01-23Purchased by Phillies from Cardinals. 
* 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.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1987Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll2960,000-59511-344,90660,00060,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red