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Born: July 28, 1949, Mansfield, LA

Height: 6'0" Weight: 189 Bats: Both Throws: Left

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Pitching Statistics

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Year  Team            Lg  Age  W   L    ERA    G  GS  CG  MI  GF  SV  SHO    IP    H   BFP    R   ER  HR   UW  IW  HP   SO
1969  Oakland         AL  19   1   1   6.64   12   4   0   7   1   1   0   42.0   49   191   34   31  13   17   1   0   24 
1970  Oakland         AL  20   2   0   2.09    6   6   2   0   0   0   2   38.2   20   147   12    9   0   12   0   1   35 
1971  Oakland         AL  21  24   8   1.82   39  39  24   0   0   0   8  312.0  209  1207   73   63  19   85   3   4  301 
1972  Oakland         AL  22   6  10   2.80   25  23   5   2   0   0   4  151.0  117   606   55   47  11   45   3   1  111 
1973  Oakland         AL  23  20   9   3.28   37  37  13   0   0   0   4  263.2  214  1083  108   96  26  103   2   4  158 
1974  Oakland         AL  24  17  15   3.25   40  40  12   0   0   0   1  282.1  246  1159  118  102  17   91   7   1  174 
1975  Oakland         AL  25  22  11   3.01   39  38  13   0   1   1   2  278.0  243  1153  103   93  21   95   4   5  189 
1976  Oakland         AL  26  18  13   2.35   37  37  20   0   0   0   6  298.1  268  1205   90   78   9   60   3   1  166 
1977  Oakland         AL  27  14  19   3.83   38  38  16   0   0   0   1  279.2  284  1184  138  119  23   81   5   1  157 
1978  San Francisco   NL  28  18  10   2.79   35  35   9   0   0   0   4  258.0  233  1042   87   80  12   66   4   0  171 
1979  San Francisco   NL  29  14  14   5.01   34  34  10   0   0   0   0  237.0  246  1041  143  132  23  100  11   1  138 
1980  San Francisco   NL  30  14  10   2.97   31  31  10   0   0   0   3  224.0  202   914   79   74  14   53   8   0  129 
1981  San Francisco   NL  31   8   6   2.45   18  18   1   0   0   0   0  124.2   97   513   40   34   7   51   3   1   63 
1982  Kansas City     AL  32  13  12   3.78   31  31   6   0   0   0   2  181.0  163   773   80   76  20   77   3   0  103 
1983  Kansas City     AL  33   0   5   6.01   19  14   1   1   4   0   0   85.1   96   382   62   57  12   35   0   2   53 
1985  San Francisco   NL  35   8   8   4.47   33  20   1   8   5   0   0  131.0  115   574   70   65  17   79   1   1  103 
1986  San Francisco   NL  36  10  10   3.27   28  28   0   0   0   0   0  156.2  137   663   65   57  19   74   3   0  100 
TOTALS                       209 161   3.27  502 473 143  18  11   2  37 3343.1 2939 13837 1357 1213 263 1124  61  23 2175
Pitcher data: *: Throws lefthanded; W: Wins; L: Losses; ERA: Earned run average; G: Games; GS: Games started; CG: Complete games; MI: Middle relief (games not started nor finished); GF: Games finished in relief; SV: Saves; SHO: Shutouts; IP: Innings pitched; H: Hits allowed; BFP: Batters faced; R: Runs allowed; ER: Earned runs; HR: Home runs allowed; UW: Unintentional walks; IW: Intentional walks; HP: Hit batters; SO: Strikeouts; WP: Wild pitches; BK: Balks

Pitching Statistics (Batters' format)

Year  Team            Lg    G    AB    R    H   TB  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SH  SF  SB  CS   UW  IW  HP   SO  DP    BA   SLG   OBP
1969  Oakland         AL   12   169   34   49   96   6   1  13        4   0   1   0   17   1   0   24   3  .290  .568  .358  
1970  Oakland         AL    6   132   12   20   28   4   2   0        2   0   4   1   12   0   1   35   2  .152  .212  .228  
1971  Oakland         AL   39  1103   73  209  300  28   3  19        9   3   7   7   85   3   4  301  23  .189  .272  .251  
1972  Oakland         AL   25   544   55  117  171  15   3  11        7   6   6   2   45   3   1  111  15  .215  .314  .277  
1973  Oakland         AL   37   956  108  214  333  29   6  26        8  10  14   7  103   2   4  158  28  .224  .348  .300  
1974  Oakland         AL   40  1041  118  246  337  28   6  17        7  12  12   8   91   7   1  174  35  .236  .324  .299  
1975  Oakland         AL   39  1028  103  243  361  35  10  21       15   6  23   9   95   4   5  189  26  .236  .351  .305  
1976  Oakland         AL   37  1123   90  268  342  35   6   9       13   5  20  15   60   3   1  166  20  .239  .305  .279  
1977  Oakland         AL   38  1076  138  284  415  46   8  23       12   9  17  23   81   5   1  157  17  .264  .386  .317  
1978  San Francisco   NL   35   948   87  233  318  31   9  12       16   8  14  15   66   4   0  171  19  .246  .335  .295  
1979  San Francisco   NL   34   906  143  246  378  45   9  23       11  12  16  16  100  11   1  138  16  .272  .417  .348  
1980  San Francisco   NL   31   834   79  202  291  33   7  14       13   6  14  16   53   8   0  129  15  .242  .349  .292  
1981  San Francisco   NL   18   446   40   97  139  17   2   7        9   3  10  12   51   3   1   63   7  .217  .312  .302  
1982  Kansas City     AL   31   685   80  163  275  38   7  20        5   3   8   9   77   3   0  103  10  .238  .401  .316  
1983  Kansas City     AL   19   336   62   96  156  16   4  12        4   5  12   5   35   0   2   53   8  .286  .464  .352  
1985  San Francisco   NL   33   479   70  115  196  28   1  17       11   3   8   5   79   1   1  103   7  .240  .409  .348  
1986  San Francisco   NL   28   573   65  137  226  24   4  19        7   6  11  14   74   3   0  100  10  .239  .394  .326  
Pitcher data (batters' format): G: Games pitched; AB: At bats; R: Runs allowed; H: Hits; TB: Total bases; 2B: Doubles; 3B: Triples; HR: Home runs; RBI: Runs batted in; SH: Sacrifice hits; SF: Sacrifice flies; SB: Stolen bases; CS: Caught stealing; UW: Unintentional walks; IW: Intentional walks; HP: Hit by pitch; SO: Strikeouts; DP: Double plays grounded into; BA: Batting average; SLG: Slugging percentage; OBP: On base percentage

Batting Statistics

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Year  Team            Lg  Age   G   AB    R    H   TB  2B  3B  HR  RBI  SH  SF  SB  CS   UW  IW  HP   SO  DP    BA   SLG   OBP
1969  Oakland         AL  19   12   10    1    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0   0   0    2   0   0    4   0  .000  .000  .167
1970  Oakland         AL  20    6   15    1    3    7   1   0   1    3   1   0   0   0    1   0   0    7   1  .200  .467  .250
1971  Oakland         AL  21   39  102    6   12   13   1   0   0    2  13   0   0   1    4   0   2   63   0  .118  .127  .167
1972  Oakland         AL  22   27   45    4    2    2   0   0   0    0   2   0   0   1    5   0   0   34   0  .044  .044  .140
1973  Oakland         AL  23   38    1    0    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000
1974  Oakland         AL  24   40    0    0    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000
1975  Oakland         AL  25   39    0    0    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000
1976  Oakland         AL  26   37    0    0    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000
1977  Oakland         AL  27   38    1    0    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0   0   0    0   0   0    1   0  .000  .000  .000
1978  San Francisco   NL  28   35   79    8    6   10   1   0   1    2   5   0   0   0   16   0   1   51   0  .076  .127  .240
1979  San Francisco   NL  29   37   83    7   10   14   1   0   1    3   8   0   0   0    6   0   0   35   0  .120  .169  .180
1980  San Francisco   NL  30   31   68    3    5    6   1   0   0    1   7   1   0   0    3   0   0   34   0  .074  .088  .111
1981  San Francisco   NL  31   18   35    4    7    9   2   0   0    1   5   0   0   0    3   0   0   10   1  .200  .257  .263
1982  Kansas City     AL  32   31    0    0    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000
1983  Kansas City     AL  33   19    0    0    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000
1985  San Francisco   NL  35   33   30    0    4    5   1   0   0    0   8   0   0   0    3   0   0   12   0  .133  .167  .212
1986  San Francisco   NL  36   28   43    3    4    8   1   0   1    3   4   0   0   0    6   0   0   20   0  .093  .186  .204
TOTALS                        508  512   37   53   74   9   0   4   15  53   1   0   2   49   0   3  271   2  .104  .145  .186
Batter data: G: Games played; AB: At bats; R: Runs scored; H: Hits; TB: Total bases; 2B: Doubles; 3B: Triples; HR: Home runs; RBI: Runs batted in; SH: Sacrifice hits; SF: Sacrifice flies; SB: Stolen bases; CS: Caught stealing; UW: Unintentional walks; IW: Intentional walks; HP: Hit by pitch; SO: Strikeouts; DP: Double plays grounded into; BA: Batting average; SLG: Slugging percentage; OBP: On base percentage

Defensive Statistics

Year  Team            Lg    POS      INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A    E   DP     FP    RF9   SB   CS   PB   PkO
1969  Oakland         AL      P     42.0    4             12     1    4    0    0  1.000   1.07    1    0          1

1970  Oakland         AL      P     38.2    6              6     1    7    0    0  1.000   1.86    4    1          0

1971  Oakland         AL      P    312.0   39             39    15   24    0    0  1.000   1.12    7    7          0

1972  Oakland         AL      P    151.0   23             25     4   17    2    0   .913   1.25    6    2          2

1973  Oakland         AL      P    263.2   37             37     9   30    0    0  1.000   1.33   14    7          2

1974  Oakland         AL      P    282.1   40             40    10   16    3    0   .897   0.83   12    8          0

1975  Oakland         AL      P    278.0   38             39     4   34    1    1   .974   1.23   23    9          1

1976  Oakland         AL      P    298.1   37             37     3   34    1    2   .974   1.12   20   15          1

1977  Oakland         AL      P    279.2   38             38     6   42    3    2   .941   1.54   17   23          2

1978  San Francisco   NL      P    258.0   35             35    12   29    0    4  1.000   1.43   14   15          3

1979  San Francisco   NL      P    237.0   34             34    10   42    1    5   .981   1.97   16   16          3

1980  San Francisco   NL      P    224.0   31             31    14   42    1    4   .982   2.25   14   16          5

1981  San Francisco   NL      P    124.2   18             18    11   29    1    1   .976   2.89   10   12          6

1982  Kansas City     AL      P    181.0   31             31    14   22    2    0   .947   1.79    8    9          6

1983  Kansas City     AL      P     85.1   14             19     3   10    0    1  1.000   1.37   12    5          0

1985  San Francisco   NL      P    131.0   20             33     7   21    2    1   .933   1.92    8    5          5

1986  San Francisco   NL      P    156.2   28             28     3   24    2    0   .931   1.55   11   14          2
Fielding data: INN: Innings played; GS: Games started; DR+: Games as defensive replacement; DR-: Games replaced on defense; G: Games played; PO: Putouts; A: Assists; E: Errors; DP: Double plays; FP: Fielding percentage; RF9: Plays made per 9 innings; SB: Stolen bases; CS: Caught Stealing; PB: Passed balls

Transactions

  • Selected by Kansas City Athletics in the 2nd round of the free-agent draft (June 6, 1967).
  • Placed on restricted list by Oakland A's (March 30, 1972)
  • Activated by Oakland A's (April 27, 1972)
  • Placed on disqualified list by Oakland A's (April 5, 1977)
  • Activated by Oakland A's (April 16, 1977)
  • Sold by Oakland Athletics to New York Yankees (June 15, 1976).
  • Purchase voided (June 18, 1976).
  • Traded by Oakland Athletics to San Francisco Giants in exchange for Gary Alexander, Gary Thomasson, Dave Heaverlo, Alan Wirth, John Henry Johnson, Phil Huffman, $300,000 and a player to be named later (March 15, 1978); Oakland Athletics received Mario Guerrero (April 7, 1978).
  • Placed on disabled list by San Francisco Giants, (June 28, 1980).
  • Activated by San Francisco Giants, (August 2, 1980).
  • Traded by San Francisco Giants with Bob Tufts to Kansas City Royals in exchange for Renie Martin, Craig Chamberlain, Atlee Hammaker and Brad Wellman (March 30, 1982).
  • Released by Kansas City Royals (August 5, 1983).
  • Signed by San Francisco Giants (April 6, 1985).
  • Granted free agency (November 12, 1985).
  • Signed by San Francisco Giants (December 17, 1985).
  • Granted free agency (November 12, 1986).
  • Signed by Oakland Athletics (January 20, 1987).


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