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Buzz Stephen

Louis Roberts Stephen

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 205 lb.

Born: July 13, 1944 in Porterville, California, US
School: California State University Fresno (Fresno, CA)

Drafted by the Houston Astros in the 25th round of the 1965 MLB June Amateur Draft from California State University Fresno (Fresno, CA), the Minnesota Twins in the 2nd round of the 1966 MLB January Draft-Secondary Phase from California State University Fresno (Fresno, CA) and the Minnesota Twins in the 1st round (6th) of the 1966 MLB June Draft-Secondary Phase from California State University Fresno (Fresno, CA).

Major League Stats

Minors Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1966 21 1.4 2 Teams 2 Lgs A--WRk MIN 11 4 .733 2.15 18 15 12 4 117.0 61 39 28 1 72 3 178 15 0 12 1.137 4.7 0.1 5.5 13.7 2.47
1966 21 0.3 Twins FLIL WRk MIN 1 1 .500 6.75 4 1 0 0 8.0 7 6 6 0 10 0 8 2 0 3 2.125 7.9 0.0 11.2 9.0 0.80
1966 21 1.5 St. Cloud NORL A- MIN 10 3 .769 1.82 14 14 12 4 109.0 54 33 22 1 62 3 170 13 0 9 1.064 4.5 0.1 5.1 14.0 2.74
1967 22 0.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs WRk-A MIN,LAD 4 8 .333 4.45 20 16 1 0 91.0 72 56 45 4 65 1 66 9 1 13 1.505 7.1 0.4 6.4 6.5 1.02
1967 22 0.9 Twins FLIL WRk MIN 0 5 .000 4.88 12 9 0 0 48.0 39 33 26 1 34 0 35 4 0 9 1.521 7.3 0.2 6.4 6.6 1.03
1967 22 0.6 Santa Barbara CALL A LAD 4 3 .571 3.98 8 7 1 0 43.0 33 23 19 3 31 1 31 5 1 4 1.488 6.9 0.6 6.5 6.5 1.00
1968 23 -1.1 Charlotte SOUL AA MIN 11 9 .550 3.96 23 23 7 2 141.0 122 75 62 8 74 2 115 5 1 22 1.390 7.8 0.5 4.7 7.3 1.55
1969 24 0.7 3 Teams 3 Lgs WRk-AAA SEP,BAL 4 5 .444 4.76 34 13 1 0 2 102.0 112 74 54 8 62 1 60 6 1 16 1.706 9.9 0.7 5.5 5.3 0.97
1969 24 3.3 Pilots AZIL WRk SEP 3 2 .600 4.30 14 2 0 0 2 44.0 46 29 21 3 23 1 32 5 0 5 1.568 9.4 0.6 4.7 6.5 1.39
1969 24 -1.9 Vancouver PCL AAA 0 3 .000 4.00 10 5 0 0 0 27.0 23 18 12 2 26 0 12 0 0 7 1.815 7.7 0.7 8.7 4.0 0.46
1969 24 -0.8 Rochester IL AAA BAL 1 0 1.000 6.10 10 6 1 0 0 31.0 43 27 21 3 13 0 16 1 1 4 1.806 12.5 0.9 3.8 4.6 1.23
1970 25 1.9 4 Teams 4 Lgs AA-AAA BAL,MIL 5 7 .417 5.57 25 11 3 2 0 76.0 82 59 47 9 44 5 33 2 0 7 1.658 9.7 1.1 5.2 3.9 0.75
1970 25 2.2 Jacksonville SOUL AA 3 2 .600 1.89 8 4 3 2 0 38.0 28 11 8 1 12 2 24 0 0 3 1.053 6.6 0.2 2.8 5.7 2.00
1970 25 2.3 Dallas-Fort Worth TL AA BAL 2 4 .333 9.62 9 7 0 0 0 29.0 42 39 31 7 23 2 7 2 0 4 2.241 13.0 2.2 7.1 2.2 0.30
1970 25 -0.4 Rochester IL AAA BAL 0 1 .000 7.20 4 0 0 0 0 5.0 6 5 4 1 6 1 1 0 0 0 2.400 10.8 1.8 10.8 1.8 0.17
1970 25 -0.4 Portland PCL AAA MIL 0 0 9.00 4 0 0 0 0 4.0 6 4 4 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 2.250 13.5 0.0 6.8 2.2 0.33
5 Seasons 35 33 .515 4.03 120 78 24 8 2 527.0 449 303 236 30 317 12 452 37 3 70 1.454 7.7 0.5 5.4 7.7 1.43
WRk (3 seasons) WRk 4 8 .333 4.77 30 12 0 0 2 100.0 92 68 53 4 67 1 75 11 0 17 1.590 8.3 0.4 6.0 6.8 1.12
A- (1 season) A- 10 3 .769 1.82 14 14 12 4 109.0 54 33 22 1 62 3 170 13 0 9 1.064 4.5 0.1 5.1 14.0 2.74
A (1 season) A 4 3 .571 3.98 8 7 1 0 43.0 33 23 19 3 31 1 31 5 1 4 1.488 6.9 0.6 6.5 6.5 1.00
AA (2 seasons) AA 16 15 .516 4.37 40 34 10 4 0 208.0 192 125 101 16 109 6 146 7 1 29 1.447 8.3 0.7 4.7 6.3 1.34
AAA (2 seasons) AAA 1 4 .200 5.51 28 11 1 0 0 67.0 78 54 41 6 48 1 30 1 1 11 1.881 10.5 0.8 6.4 4.0 0.63
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

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
1966 21 0.9 2 Teams 2 Lgs A--WRk MIN 18 45 44 1 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 .182 .182 .182 .364 8 0 1 0
1966 21 -0.4 Twins FLIL WRk MIN 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
1966 21 1.0 St. Cloud NORL A- MIN 14 43 42 1 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 .190 .190 .190 .381 8 0 1 0
1967 22 0.4 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-WRk LAD,MIN 20 36 30 2 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 10 .133 .161 .133 .295 4 1 5 0
1967 22 0.6 Twins FLIL WRk MIN 12 19 15 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .200 .250 .200 .450 3 1 3 0
1967 22 0.1 Santa Barbara CALL A LAD 8 17 15 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 7 .067 .067 .067 .133 1 0 2 0
1968 23 -1.7 3 Teams 3 Lgs AA-WRk MIN 28 47 8 8 1 1 0 3 1 0 0 22 .170 .234 11 1 4 0
1968 23 Twins FLIL WRk MIN
1968 23 Pilots AZIL WRk
1968 23 -1.7 Charlotte SOUL AA MIN 28 52 47 8 8 1 1 0 3 1 0 0 22 .170 .188 .234 .422 11 1 4 0
1969 24 -1.1 3 Teams 3 Lgs WRk-AAA SEP,BAL 36 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
1969 24 3.4 Pilots AZIL WRk SEP 14 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
1969 24 -1.6 Vancouver PCL AAA 12 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
1969 24 -1.6 Rochester IL AAA BAL 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1970 25 1.9 4 Teams 4 Lgs AA-AAA MIL,BAL 26 23 21 1 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 9 .238 .238 .238 .476 5 0 2 0 0
1970 25 1.9 Jacksonville SOUL AA 8 13 12 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 .250 .250 .250 .500 3 0 1 0
1970 25 1.8 Dallas-Fort Worth TL AA BAL 10 10 9 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 .222 .222 .222 .444 2 1 0 0
1970 25 -0.3 Rochester IL AAA BAL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1970 25 -0.1 Portland PCL AAA MIL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Seasons 128 167 153 12 25 1 1 0 5 1 0 0 69 .163 .174 .183 .357 28 2 12 0 0
WRk (4 seasons) WRk 30 22 18 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .167 .211 .167 .377 3 1 3 0
A- (1 season) A- 14 43 42 1 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 .190 .190 .190 .381 8 0 1 0
A (1 season) A 8 17 15 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 7 .067 .067 .067 .133 1 0 2 0
AA (2 seasons) AA 46 75 68 9 13 1 1 0 4 1 0 0 31 .191 .203 .235 .438 16 1 6 0 0
AAA (2 seasons) AAA 30 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
A 7890 (underlined) 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
1966 21 St. Cloud NORL A- MIN P 14 33 10 15 8 1 .758 1.79
1967 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs WRk-A MIN,LAD P 20 16 8 7 1 1 .938 0.75
1967 22 Twins FLIL WRk MIN P 12 9 4 4 1 1 .889 0.67
1967 22 Santa Barbara CALL A LAD P 8 7 4 3 0 0 1.000 0.88
1968 23 Charlotte SOUL AA MIN P 23 34 13 20 1 0 .971 1.43
1969 24 3 Teams 3 Lgs WRk-AAA SEP,BAL P 34 22 9 12 1 0 .955 0.62
1969 24 Pilots AZIL WRk SEP P 14 11 4 6 1 0 .909 0.71
1969 24 Vancouver PCL AAA P 10 4 3 1 0 0 1.000 0.40
1969 24 Rochester IL AAA BAL P 10 7 2 5 0 0 1.000 0.70
1970 25 4 Teams 4 Lgs AA-AAA BAL,MIL P 25 25 6 14 5 0 .800 0.80
1970 25 Jacksonville SOUL AA P 8 15 5 6 4 0 .733 1.38
1970 25 Dallas-Fort Worth TL AA BAL P 9 9 0 8 1 0 .889 0.89
1970 25 Rochester IL AAA BAL P 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
1970 25 Portland PCL AAA MIL P 4 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.25
5 Seasons 116 130 46 68 16 2 .877 0.98

Sabr ID: e5867edc

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