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Proper Name
Otoniel Velez Franceschi
High Level
MLB (1973-1983)
Positions
OF (276) ... DH (255) ... RF (172) ... LF (88) ... 1B (43) ... 3B (3)
Ht / Wt
6-0 / 195
Bats / Throws
Right / Right
age
73.231
place
Ponce,Puerto Rico
High School
None listed
draft posit
OF
MLB Debut
MLB Teams
TOR [6] NYA [4] CLE [1]
TBC#
19202
mlbam id
123694
Retrosheet
Stat Capsuleavgopsabrhhrrbisb
Career MLB [1973-1983].251.8101802244452782726
Speed
24
Power
79
Contact
23
XBH
74
RBIs
65
Runs
32
Hitting
48
Durability
35
Team
.458
Player Notes:  [1992] Coached for Team Puerto Rico at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics
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year team name league level org age   # pos link   g ab   r   h 2b 3b hr rbi sb cs bb so hbp sh sf iw gdp tb pa xbh 1b avg obp slg ops secA iso babip bb% so% so/bb ab/hr
1973 New York Yankees AL MLB nya 22 24,53 of log 23 77 9 15 4 0 2 7 0 1 15 24 0 0 0 0 0 25 92 6 9 .195 .326 .325 .651 .312 .130 .255 16.30 26.09 1.60 38.50
1974 New York Yankees AL MLB nya 23 24 1b log 27 67 9 14 1 1 2 10 0 0 15 24 0 0 2 1 1 23 84 4 10 .209 .345 .343 .689 .358 .134 .279 17.86 28.57 1.60 33.50
1975 New York Yankees AL MLB nya 24 52 dh-1b log 6 8 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 0 2 .250 .400 .250 .650 .250 .000 .250 20.00 0.00 0.00 --
1976 New York Yankees AL MLB nya 25 24 of log 49 94 11 25 6 0 2 10 0 0 23 26 0 0 0 1 1 37 117 8 17 .266 .410 .394 .804 .372 .128 .348 19.66 22.22 1.13 47.00
1977 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 26 19 of log 120 360 50 92 19 3 16 62 4 2 65 87 1 2 6 1 9 165 434 38 54 .256 .366 .458 .824 .389 .203 .289 14.98 20.05 1.34 22.50
1978 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 27 19 of log 91 248 29 66 14 2 9 38 1 3 45 41 2 3 2 1 8 111 300 25 41 .266 .380 .448 .828 .355 .181 .285 15.00 13.67 0.91 27.56
1979 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 28 19 of log 99 274 45 79 21 0 15 48 0 1 46 45 3 2 0 2 8 145 325 36 43 .288 .396 .529 .925 .405 .241 .299 14.15 13.85 0.98 18.27
1980 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 29 19 dh log 104 357 54 96 12 3 20 62 0 0 54 86 2 0 4 8 8 174 417 35 61 .269 .365 .487 .852 .370 .218 .298 12.95 20.62 1.59 17.85
1981 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 30 19 dh log 80 240 32 51 9 2 11 28 0 3 55 60 3 2 2 3 5 97 302 22 29 .213 .363 .404 .767 .408 .192 .234 18.21 19.87 1.09 21.82
1982 Syracuse Chiefs IL AAA tor 31 -- of -- 7 19 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 11 0 0 0 0 0 4 22 1 2 .158 .273 .211 .483 .211 .053 .375 13.64 50.00 3.67 --
1982 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 31 19 dh log 28 52 4 10 1 0 1 5 1 0 13 15 0 0 0 0 1 14 65 2 8 .192 .354 .269 .623 .346 .077 .250 20.00 23.08 1.15 52.00
1983 Charleston Charlies IL AAA cle 32 -- 1b -- 48 142 27 44 9 0 9 42 0 1 32 34 1 0 2 2 0 80 177 18 26 .310 .435 .563 .998 .472 .254 .347 18.08 19.21 1.06 15.78
1983 Cleveland Indians AL MLB cle 32 32 dh log 10 25 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 2 28 0 2 .080 .179 .080 .259 .120 .000 .105 10.71 21.43 2.00 --
1973 MLB Total -- NYA -- -- -- -- 23 77 9 15 4 0 2 7 0 1 15 24 0 0 0 0 0 25 92 6 9 .195 .326 .325 .651 .312 .130 .255 16.30 26.09 1.60 38.50
1974 MLB Total -- NYA -- -- -- -- 27 67 9 14 1 1 2 10 0 0 15 24 0 0 2 1 1 23 84 4 10 .209 .345 .343 .689 .358 .134 .279 17.86 28.57 1.60 33.50
1975 MLB Total -- NYA -- -- -- -- 6 8 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 0 2 .250 .400 .250 .650 .250 .000 .250 20.00 0.00 0.00 --
1976 MLB Total -- NYA -- -- -- -- 49 94 11 25 6 0 2 10 0 0 23 26 0 0 0 1 1 37 117 8 17 .266 .410 .394 .804 .372 .128 .348 19.66 22.22 1.13 47.00
1977 MLB Total -- TOR -- -- -- -- 120 360 50 92 19 3 16 62 4 2 65 87 1 2 6 1 9 165 434 38 54 .256 .366 .458 .824 .389 .203 .289 14.98 20.05 1.34 22.50
1978 MLB Total -- TOR -- -- -- -- 91 248 29 66 14 2 9 38 1 3 45 41 2 3 2 1 8 111 300 25 41 .266 .380 .448 .828 .355 .181 .285 15.00 13.67 0.91 27.56
1979 MLB Total -- TOR -- -- -- -- 99 274 45 79 21 0 15 48 0 1 46 45 3 2 0 2 8 145 325 36 43 .288 .396 .529 .925 .405 .241 .299 14.15 13.85 0.98 18.27
1980 MLB Total -- TOR -- -- -- -- 104 357 54 96 12 3 20 62 0 0 54 86 2 0 4 8 8 174 417 35 61 .269 .365 .487 .852 .370 .218 .298 12.95 20.62 1.59 17.85
1981 MLB Total -- TOR -- -- -- -- 80 240 32 51 9 2 11 28 0 3 55 60 3 2 2 3 5 97 302 22 29 .213 .363 .404 .767 .408 .192 .234 18.21 19.87 1.09 21.82
1982 AAA Total -- TOR -- -- -- -- 7 19 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 11 0 0 0 0 0 4 22 1 2 .158 .273 .211 .483 .211 .053 .375 13.64 50.00 3.67 --
1982 MLB Total -- TOR -- -- -- -- 28 52 4 10 1 0 1 5 1 0 13 15 0 0 0 0 1 14 65 2 8 .192 .354 .269 .623 .346 .077 .250 20.00 23.08 1.15 52.00
1983 AAA Total -- CLE -- -- -- -- 48 142 27 44 9 0 9 42 0 1 32 34 1 0 2 2 0 80 177 18 26 .310 .435 .563 .998 .472 .254 .347 18.08 19.21 1.06 15.78
1983 MLB Total -- CLE -- -- -- -- 10 25 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 2 28 0 2 .080 .179 .080 .259 .120 .000 .105 10.71 21.43 2.00 --
Total MLB (11 yrs) -- MLB -- -- -- -- -- 637 1802 244 452 87 11 78 272 6 10 336 414 11 9 16 17 41 795 2174 176 276 .251 .369 .441 .810 .375 .190 .282 15.46 19.04 1.23 23.10
Total Minors (2 yrs) -- Minors -- -- -- -- -- 55 161 28 47 10 0 9 42 0 1 35 45 1 0 2 2 0 84 199 19 28 .292 .417 .522 .939 .441 .230 .349 17.59 22.61 1.29 17.89
Total AL (11 yrs) -- AL -- -- -- -- -- 637 1802 244 452 87 11 78 272 6 10 336 414 11 9 16 17 41 795 2174 176 276 .251 .369 .441 .810 .375 .190 .282 15.46 19.04 1.23 23.10
Total AAA (2 yrs) -- AAA -- -- -- -- -- 55 161 28 47 10 0 9 42 0 1 35 45 1 0 2 2 0 84 199 19 28 .292 .417 .522 .939 .441 .230 .349 17.59 22.61 1.29 17.89
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year team name league level age   g ab   r   h 2b 3b hr rbi sb cs bb so hbp sh sf iw gdp tb pa xbh 1b avg obp slg ops secA iso babip bb% so% so/bb ab/hr
1976 New York Yankees Championship Series Playoffs 25 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.00 0.00 -- --
1976 New York Yankees World Series Playoffs 25 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -- 0.00 100.00 -- --
-- Totals -- Playoffs 25 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.00 75.00 -- --
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year team name league level mlb age pos   g gs inn po   a   e dp tc tsc sb cs sb% fpct rfg rfi rf9i tm shr pl shr tm rk
1973 New York Yankees AL MLB nya 22 of 23 0 204.1 45 2 2 0 49 47 0 0 -- .959 2.0 0.23 2.07 14.2 100.0 6
1974 New York Yankees AL MLB nya 23 1b 21 0 148.2 136 5 2 8 143 141 0 0 -- .986 6.7 0.95 8.56 13.0 77.8 3
1974 New York Yankees AL MLB nya 23 3b 2 0 16.0 3 3 0 0 6 6 0 0 -- 1.000 3.0 0.38 3.38 1.2 7.4 4
1974 New York Yankees AL MLB nya 23 of 3 0 17.0 1 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 -- .500 0.3 0.06 0.53 1.9 11.1 7
1975 New York Yankees AL MLB nya 24 1b 1 1 9.0 11 0 0 1 11 11 0 0 -- 1.000 11.0 1.22 11.00 0.6 16.7 5
1975 New York Yankees AL MLB nya 24 dh 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- .000 0.0 -- -- 0.6 16.7 12
1976 New York Yankees AL MLB nya 25 1b 8 4 43.0 43 1 1 4 45 44 0 0 -- .978 5.5 1.02 9.21 5.0 16.3 2
1976 New York Yankees AL MLB nya 25 3b 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- .000 0.0 0.00 0.00 0.6 2.0 3
1976 New York Yankees AL MLB nya 25 lf 6 5 43.0 10 2 0 1 12 12 0 0 -- 1.000 2.0 0.28 2.51 3.8 12.2 4
1976 New York Yankees AL MLB nya 25 rf 20 15 131.0 35 0 1 0 36 35 0 0 -- .972 1.8 0.27 2.40 12.6 40.8 3
1976 New York Yankees AL MLB nya 25 of 24 20 174.0 46 1 1 1 48 47 0 0 -- .979 2.0 0.27 2.43 15.1 49.0 5
1976 New York Yankees AL MLB nya 25 dh 5 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- .000 0.0 -- -- 3.1 10.2 7
1977 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 26 rf 78 71 625.2 140 5 4 1 149 145 0 0 -- .973 1.9 0.23 2.09 48.4 65.0 1
1977 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 26 of 79 71 625.2 140 5 4 1 149 145 0 0 -- .973 1.8 0.23 2.09 49.1 65.8 3
1977 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 26 dh 28 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- .000 0.0 -- -- 17.4 23.3 3
1978 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 27 1b 1 1 11.0 11 2 0 0 13 13 0 0 -- 1.000 13.0 1.18 10.64 0.6 1.1 5
1978 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 27 lf 39 29 272.0 78 8 2 3 88 86 0 0 -- .977 2.2 0.32 2.85 24.2 42.9 3
1978 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 27 rf 39 29 290.0 76 2 1 1 79 78 0 0 -- .987 2.0 0.27 2.42 24.2 42.9 2
1978 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 27 of 74 58 562.0 150 10 3 4 163 160 0 0 -- .982 2.2 0.28 2.56 46.0 81.3 3
1978 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 27 dh 9 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- .000 0.0 -- -- 5.6 9.9 4
1979 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 28 1b 6 4 31.0 29 2 0 2 31 31 0 0 -- 1.000 5.2 1.00 9.00 3.7 6.1 5
1979 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 28 lf 43 35 269.1 61 0 4 0 65 61 0 0 -- .938 1.4 0.23 2.04 26.5 43.4 2
1979 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 28 rf 35 29 254.1 70 3 0 1 73 73 0 0 -- 1.000 2.1 0.29 2.59 21.6 35.4 3
1979 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 28 of 73 64 523.2 130 3 4 1 137 133 0 0 -- .971 1.8 0.25 2.29 45.1 73.7 4
1979 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 28 dh 9 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- .000 0.0 -- -- 5.6 9.1 3
1980 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 29 1b 3 3 32.0 36 3 1 2 40 39 0 0 -- .975 13.0 1.22 10.97 1.9 2.9 5
1980 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 29 dh 97 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- .000 0.0 -- -- 59.9 93.3 1
1981 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 30 1b 1 1 9.0 9 0 0 0 9 9 0 0 -- 1.000 9.0 1.00 9.00 0.9 1.3 5
1981 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 30 dh 74 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- .000 0.0 -- -- 69.8 92.5 1
1982 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 31 dh 24 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- .000 0.0 -- -- 14.8 85.7 6
1983 Cleveland Indians AL MLB cle 32 dh 8 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- .000 0.0 -- -- 4.9 80.0 4
1983 Charleston Charlies IL AAA cle 32 1b 2 0 0.0 1 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 -- 1.000 1.0 -- -- 1.4 4.2 4
Total MLB (7 yrs) -- MLB -- -- 1b 41 14 283 275 13 4 17 292 288 0 0 -- .986 7.0 1.02 9.15 -- -- --
Total MLB (2 yrs) -- MLB -- -- 3b 3 0 17 3 3 0 0 6 6 0 0 -- 1.000 2.0 0.35 3.18 -- -- --
Total MLB (3 yrs) -- MLB -- -- lf 88 69 584 149 10 6 4 165 159 0 0 -- .964 1.8 0.27 2.45 -- -- --
Total MLB (4 yrs) -- MLB -- -- rf 172 144 1,300 321 10 6 3 337 331 0 0 -- .982 1.9 0.25 2.29 -- -- --
Total MLB (6 yrs) -- MLB -- -- of 276 213 2,106 512 21 15 7 548 533 0 0 -- .973 1.9 0.25 2.28 -- -- --
Total MLB (9 yrs) -- MLB -- -- dh 255 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- -- --
Total AAA (1 yrs) -- AAA -- -- 1b 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 -- 1.000 1.0 -- -- -- -- --
Yearly Positional Grid
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year category pos p pos c pos 1b pos 2b pos 3b pos ss pos lf pos cf pos rf pos of pos dh
1973 MLB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 0
1974 MLB 0 0 21 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 0
1975 MLB 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1976 MLB 0 0 8 0 1 0 6 0 20 24 5
1977 MLB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 78 79 28
1978 MLB 0 0 1 0 0 0 39 0 39 74 9
1979 MLB 0 0 6 0 0 0 43 0 35 73 9
1980 MLB 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 97
1981 MLB 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 74
1982 MLB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24
1983 Minor 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 MLB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8