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Ralph CitarellaTrack this Player High 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 [60.137]PlaceEast Orange,New Jersey
High SchoolColonia (Colonia,NJ)
CollegeFlorida Southern College (Lakeland,FL), Brevard College (Brevard,NC)

DraftedSelected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 1st round (12th overall) of the 1979 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Minnesota Twins [Team Picks] in the 1st round (15th overall) of the 1978 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Cincinnati Reds [Team Picks] 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
1986Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln28P18--733-1310.7690.56------18100.012.7
1986Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak28P11--52--771.0000.64------11100.07.6
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----------
1986Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln2818----------
1986Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak2811----------
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 DescriptionAgeRoster 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