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Al ClosterTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1965-1973 MLB Years: 1966-1973
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PositionsP-21Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameAlan Edward Closter
Height6-2Weight190BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateJune 15,1943 [74.343]PlaceCreighton,Nebraska
High SchoolSt. Ludger's (Creighton,NE)
CollegeIowa State University (Ames,IA)
MLB DebutApril 19,1966 [22.309]
OrganizationsNYA [8] WS2 [2] ATL [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID9981Retrosheet IDclosa101MLBAM ID112414
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts83Walks33Hittable10SO/BB59vsPower10Hitting0Durability2Team.485Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1965nullRk--Rel22124.38707000037.0302118019480001.327.30--4.6211.682.53.333-
1965nullA+--Rel22483.84190190000103.0885344052560001.367.69--4.544.891.08.333-
1965Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel05103.99260260000140.011874620711040001.357.59--4.566.691.46.333-
1966nullA+--Rel231172.25250250000152.012846380471190001.157.58--2.787.052.53.611-
1966Washington Senators IIALMLBws225Rel23000.0010100100.01000200009.0027.00--54.00--0.00-20.55
1967nullAA--Rel24401.7414014000057.0361411020450000.985.68--3.167.112.251.000-
1968nullA+--Rel25220.72505000025.0127206190000.724.32--2.166.843.17.500-
1968nullAAA--Rel25783.10230230000122.011346420221100001.118.34--1.628.115.00.467-
1968Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel09102.69280280000147.012553440281290001.047.65--1.717.904.61.474-
1969nullAAA--Rel26953.76350350000134.01397256052840001.439.34--3.495.641.62.643-
1970nullAAA--Rel27835.1219019000095.01086054050660001.6610.23--4.746.251.32.727-
1971nullAAA--Rel28754.98190190000103.01086157048880001.519.44--4.197.691.83.583-
1971New York YankeesALMLBnya50Rel28225.0814113001028.0332216413222021.6210.481.274.136.991.69.5004.32
1972nullAAA--Rel29772.88380380000122.01154139046960001.328.48--3.397.082.09.500-
1972New York YankeesALMLBnya50Rel290011.5720200002.02331420002.577.713.8615.437.710.50-11.40
1973Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl43Rel300014.5440400004.07771420002.5414.542.088.314.150.50-7.41
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter226.6221120002034.0433226623262021.8710.951.535.866.621.13.5002.86
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter60473.4220402040000950.087742136103627310001.308.31--3.436.932.02.561-
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter38283.8813401340000576.058328024802184440001.399.11--3.416.942.04.576-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter401.7414014000057.0361411020450000.985.68--3.167.112.251.000-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter17172.70490490000280.02281068401051940001.197.33--3.386.241.85.500-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter124.38707000037.0302118019480001.327.30--4.6211.682.53.333-
New York Yankees Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter225.5816115001030.2352519517242021.7010.271.474.997.041.41.500-
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0014.5440400004.07771420002.5414.542.088.314.150.50--
Washington Senators II Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0010100100.01000200009.0027.00--54.00--0.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12126.62131612500120220.026819916237143162120121.8710.951.535.866.621.13.5002.86
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14113.42470470000220.020397840841690001.308.31--3.436.932.02.560-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1971New York YankeesALMLBnya50p28146000000000101000.000.000.000.000007.000.000.000.0000.0014.290.000.000.000.00
1972New York YankeesALMLBnya50p2921000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter167000000000201000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1627100000000020010000.000.000.000.0000081.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1966Washington Senators IIALMLBws223P1---------------1100.00.6
1971New York YankeesALMLBnya28P14-28-81-98.8890.570.29-----14100.08.6
1972New York YankeesALMLBnya29P2-2-1--111.0000.500.50-10.0-2100.01.3
1973Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl30P4-411--221.0000.500.501150.0-4100.02.5
MLB Totals for P - 4 season(s)-   P21-341101-1211.9170.520.321233.3-210.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1966Washington Senators IIALMLBws2231----------
1971New York YankeesALMLBnya2814----------
1972New York YankeesALMLBnya292----------
1973Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl304----------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1973-09-05TradeTraded by Yankees with Dave Cheadle, Wayne Nordhagen and Frank Tepedino to Braves for Pat Dobson. 
1966-05-03Purchased by Yankees from Senators. 
1966-04-05Purchased by Senators from Indians. 
1965-11-29Selected by Indians from Yankees in first year minor league draft. 
1965-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
* 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.