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Lou Piniella    \pih-NELL-a\

Louis Victor Piniella (Sweet Lou)

Position: Outfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 182 lb.

Born: August 28, 1943 in Tampa, Florida, US
High School: Jesuit HS (Tampa, FL)
School: University of Tampa (Tampa, FL)

Major League Stats


Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1962 18 -2.8 Selma ALFL D CLE 70 294 278 40 75 10 5 8 44 4 2 10 57 .270 .292 .428 .720 119 0 3 3
1963 19 -3.5 Peninsula CARL A WSA 143 548 170 29 4 16 .310 .465 255
1964 20 -1.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-WRk BAL 20 74 20 8 3 0 .270 .459 34
1964 20 Orioles FLIL WRk BAL
1964 20 -1.8 Aberdeen NORL A BAL 20 74 20 8 3 0 .270 .459 34
1965 21 -2.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-WRk BAL 126 490 64 122 29 6 11 64 5 0 22 57 .249 .400 196
1965 21 Orioles FLIL WRk BAL
1965 21 -2.0 Elmira EL AA BAL 126 512 490 64 122 29 6 11 64 5 0 22 57 .249 .281 .400 .681 196
1966 22 -4.1 Portland PCL AAA CLE 133 490 457 47 132 22 3 7 52 6 3 20 52 .289 .321 .396 .717 181 4 4 5
1967 23 -3.6 Portland PCL AAA CLE 113 430 396 46 122 20 1 8 56 2 3 23 47 .308 .340 .424 .765 168 0 4 7
1968 24 -2.4 Portland PCL AAA CLE 88 356 331 49 105 15 3 13 62 1 4 19 31 .317 .351 .498 .850 165 0 3 3
7 Seasons 693 2704 2574 246 746 133 25 63 278 18 12 94 244 .290 .314 .434 .748 1118 4 14 18
WRk (2 seasons) WRk
D (1 season) D 70 294 278 40 75 10 5 8 44 4 2 10 57 .270 .292 .428 .720 119 0 3 3
A (2 seasons) A 163 622 622 190 37 7 16 .305 .305 .465 .770 289
AA (1 season) AA 126 512 490 64 122 29 6 11 64 5 0 22 57 .249 .281 .400 .681 196
AAA (3 seasons) AAA 334 1276 1184 142 359 57 7 28 170 9 10 62 130 .303 .336 .434 .770 514 4 11 15
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1962 18 Selma ALFL D CLE OF 70 109 94 6 9 1 .917 1.43
1963 19 Peninsula CARL A WSA OF 143 302 271 23 8 .974 2.06
1964 20 Aberdeen NORL A BAL OF 20 39 37 1 1 .974 1.90
1965 21 Elmira EL AA BAL OF 131 188 176 5 7 0 .963 1.38
1966 22 Portland PCL AAA CLE OF 127 199 177 11 11 2 .945 1.48
1967 23 Portland PCL AAA CLE OF 107 212 199 7 6 2 .972 1.93
1968 24 Portland PCL AAA CLE OF 82 180 167 6 7 2 .961 2.11
7 Seasons 680 1229 1121 59 49 7 .960 1.74
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1986 42 New York AL MLB NYY 1 of 1 162 90 72 .556
1987 43 New York AL MLB NYY 1 of 1 162 89 73 .549
1988 44 New York AL MLB NYY 1 of 2 161 85 76 .528
1990 46 Cincinnati NL MLB CIN 1 of 1 162 91 71 .562
1991 47 Cincinnati NL MLB CIN 1 of 1 162 74 88 .457
1992 48 Cincinnati NL MLB CIN 1 of 1 162 90 72 .556
1993 49 Seattle AL MLB SEA 1 of 1 162 82 80 .506
1994 50 Seattle AL MLB SEA 1 of 1 112 49 63 .438
1995 51 Seattle AL MLB SEA 1 of 1 145 79 66 .545
1996 52 Seattle AL MLB SEA 1 of 1 161 85 76 .528
1997 53 Seattle AL MLB SEA 1 of 1 162 90 72 .556
1998 54 Seattle AL MLB SEA 1 of 1 161 76 85 .472
1999 55 Seattle AL MLB SEA 1 of 1 162 79 83 .488
2000 56 Seattle AL MLB SEA 1 of 1 162 91 71 .562
2001 57 Seattle AL MLB SEA 1 of 2 162 116 46 .716
2002 58 Seattle AL MLB SEA 1 of 1 162 93 69 .574
2003 59 Tampa Bay AL MLB TBD 1 of 1 162 63 99 .389
2004 60 Tampa Bay AL MLB TBD 1 of 1 161 70 91 .435
2005 61 Tampa Bay AL MLB TBD 1 of 1 162 67 95 .414
2007 63 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1 of 1 162 85 77 .525
2008 64 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1 of 1 161 97 64 .602
2009 65 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1 of 1 161 83 78 .516
2010 66 Chicago NL MLB CHC 1 of 1 162 75 87 .463
23 Seasons 3653 1899 1754 .520

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1962 18 Selma Cloverleafs Alabama-Florida League D CLE
1963 19 Peninsula Senators Carolina League A WSA
1964 20 FIL Orioles Florida Instructional League WRk BAL
1964 20 Aberdeen Pheasants Northern League A BAL
1964 20 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB BAL 1 1964-09-04 1964-09-14
1965 21 FIL Orioles Florida Instructional League WRk BAL
1965 21 Elmira Pioneers Eastern League AA BAL
1966 22 Portland Beavers Pacific Coast League AAA CLE
1967 23 Portland Beavers Pacific Coast League AAA CLE
1968 24 Portland Beavers Pacific Coast League AAA CLE
1968 24 Cleveland Indians American League MLB CLE 1 1968-09-08 1968-09-26
1969 25 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 1969-04-08 1969-10-02
1970 26 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 1970-04-07 1970-10-01
1971 27 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 1971-04-06 1971-09-29
1972 28 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 1972-04-15 1972-10-04
1973 29 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 1973-04-06 1973-09-22
1974 30 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1974-04-09 1974-10-01
1975 31 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1975-04-08 1975-09-28
1976 32 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1976-04-10 1976-10-02
1977 33 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1977-04-09 1977-10-01
1978 34 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1978-04-08 1978-10-02
1979 35 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1979-04-07 1979-09-27
1980 36 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1980-04-10 1980-10-05
1981 37 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1981-04-09 1981-10-04
1982 38 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1982-04-11 1982-10-03
1983 39 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1983-04-22 1983-09-09
1984 40 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 1984-04-03 1984-06-16

Sabr ID: 407dddec

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