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Buck Martinez

Born: November 7, 1948, Redding, CA

Height: 5'10" Weight: 190 Bats: Right Throws: Right

College: Sacramento State

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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  Kansas City     AL  20   72  205   14   47   67   6   1   4   23   1   0   0   0    6   2   0   25   4  .229  .327  .258
1970  Kansas City     AL  21    6    9    1    1    1   0   0   0    0   0   0   0   0    2   0   0    1   1  .111  .111  .273
1971  Kansas City     AL  22   22   46    3    7    9   2   0   0    1   1   1   0   1    5   0   0    9   1  .152  .196  .231
1973  Kansas City     AL  24   14   32    2    8   12   1   0   1    6   1   0   0   0    4   0   0    5   2  .250  .375  .333
1974  Kansas City     AL  25   43  107   10   23   31   3   1   1    8   0   0   0   1   14   0   2   19   1  .215  .290  .317
1975  Kansas City     AL  26   80  226   15   51   73   9   2   3   23   6   1   1   0   21   0   1   28   4  .226  .323  .293
1976  Kansas City     AL  27   95  267   24   61   95  13   3   5   34   9   3   0   0   15   1   0   45   2  .228  .356  .269
1977  Kansas City     AL  28   29   80    3   18   25   4   0   1    9   2   0   0   1    3   0   0   12   1  .225  .313  .253
1978  Milwaukee       AL  29   89  256   26   56   71  10   1   1   20  12   4   1   1   13   1   0   42   4  .219  .277  .255
1979  Milwaukee       AL  30   69  196   17   53   73   8   0   4   26   8   2   0   1    8   0   0   25   3  .270  .372  .296
1980  Milwaukee       AL  31   76  219   16   49   67   9   0   3   17   5   1   1   0   12   0   1   33   3  .224  .306  .266
1981  Toronto         AL  32   45  128   13   29   51   8   1   4   21   3   3   1   0   11   0   1   16   6  .227  .398  .287
1982  Toronto         AL  33   96  260   26   63  110  17   0  10   37   2   5   1   1   23   1   0   34  10  .242  .423  .301
1983  Toronto         AL  34   88  221   27   56  100  14   0  10   33   1   2   0   1   29   0   0   39   7  .253  .452  .337
1984  Toronto         AL  35  102  232   24   51   81  13   1   5   37   1   9   0   3   29   0   2   49   2  .220  .349  .301
1985  Toronto         AL  36   42   99   11   16   31   3   0   4   14   0   3   0   0   10   0   1   12   3  .162  .313  .239
1986  Toronto         AL  37   81  160   13   29   43   8   0   2   12   4   1   0   0   20   0   0   25   5  .181  .269  .271
TOTALS                       1049 2743  245  618  940 128  10  58  321  56  35   5  10  225   5   8  419  59  .225  .343  .284
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

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
1979  Milwaukee       AL  30   0   0   9.00    1   0   0   0   1   0   0    1.0    1     5    1    1   0    1   0   0    0 
TOTALS                         0   0   9.00    1   0   0   0   1   0   0    1.0    1     5    1    1   0    1   0   0    0
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
1979  Milwaukee       AL    1     4    1    1    2   1   0   0        0   0   0   0    1   0   0    0   0  .250  .500  .400  
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

Defensive Statistics

Year  Team            Lg    POS      INN   GS   DR+  DR-   G    PO    A    E   DP     FP    RF9   SB   CS   PB   PkO
1969  Kansas City     AL      C    420.2   46    9    6   55   290   25    9    7   .972          19   11    6
1969  Kansas City     AL     RF      8.0    1    0    0    1     2    1    0    1  1.000   3.38  

1970  Kansas City     AL      C     30.0    3    2    0    5    20    3    1    0   .958           2    3    0

1971  Kansas City     AL      C    138.1   14    7    2   21    84    6    3    0   .968           6    2    2

1973  Kansas City     AL      C     94.0   10    4    2   14    52    4    2    1   .966           3    2    0

1974  Kansas City     AL      C    281.0   31    7   10   38   151   16    4    1   .977          19    7    6

1975  Kansas City     AL      C    617.1   70    9   16   79   361   39    8    4   .980          61   30    9

1976  Kansas City     AL      C    739.1   86    8   25   94   420   40    4    4   .991          76   38    5

1977  Kansas City     AL      C    202.0   22    6    5   28   133    8    1    0   .993          12    6    2

1978  Milwaukee       AL      C    716.1   85    4   26   89   327   32    8    7   .978          44   24    2

1979  Milwaukee       AL      C    547.2   67    1   22   68   198   39    8    2   .967          31   23    4
1979  Milwaukee       AL      P      1.0    0              1     0    0    0    0   .000   0.00    0    0          0

1980  Milwaukee       AL      C    622.0   75    1   28   76   293   33    5    3   .985          38   24    2

1981  Toronto         AL      C    372.1   43    2   10   45   192   22    2    3   .991          24   13    1

1982  Toronto         AL      C    677.2   79   14   26   93   382   35    5    8   .988          27   23    2

1983  Toronto         AL      C    579.1   69   17   26   86   331   25    4    3   .989          29   14    1

1984  Toronto         AL      C    616.2   66   32   24   98   360   34    2    5   .995          29   15    3

1985  Toronto         AL      C    270.0   32   10   14   42   155   16    2    5   .988          17   10    1

1986  Toronto         AL      C    417.2   47   31   24   78   289   19    2    6   .994          27   12    3
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 Philadelphia Phillies in the 2nd round of the free-agent draft (January 28, 1967 - signed May 21, 1967).
  • Selected by Houston Astros from Philadelphia Phillies in the Rule 5 major league draft (December 2, 1968).
  • Traded by Houston Astros with Tommy Smith and Mike Sinnerud to Kansas City Royals in exchange for Johnny Jones (December 16, 1968).
  • Placed on military list by Kansas City Royals (April 2, 1970)
  • Activated by Kansas City Royals (August 10, 1970)
  • Placed on disabled list by Kansas City Royals (April 12, 1971)
  • Activated by Kansas City Royals (June 23, 1971)
  • Placed on disabled list by Kansas City Royals (June 26, 1971)
  • Activated by Kansas City Royals (August 12, 1971)
  • Placed on disabled list by Kansas City Royals (May 20, 1976)
  • Activated by Kansas City Royals (June 5, 1976)
  • Traded by Kansas City Royals with Mark Littell to St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for Al Hrabosky (December 8, 1977).
  • Traded by St. Louis Cardinals to Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for George Frazier (December 8, 1977).
  • Traded by Milwaukee Brewers to Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for Gil Kubski (May 10, 1981).
  • Granted free agency (November 13, 1981).
  • Signed by Toronto Blue Jays (December 6, 1981).
  • Granted free agency (November 12, 1986).


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