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Lou Piniella    \pih-NELL-a\

Louis Victor Piniella (Sweet Lou)

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

Born: August 28, 1943 in Tampa, FL
High School: Jesuit HS (Tampa, FL)
School: University of Tampa (Tampa, FL)
Signed
by the Cleveland Indians as an amateur free agent in 1962. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 4, 1964 (Age 21.007, 9,889th in MLB history)   vs. LAA 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1969 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Yankees/Royals/Indians/Orioles 1964-1984
Agents: Alan Nero, previously: Himself [*]
Last Game: June 16, 1984 (Age 40.293)   vs. BAL 5 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB
Relatives: Cousin of Dave Magadan
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Career Home Runs

For all seasons after 1973, the play-by-play data is complete (summary of missing data for pre-1974). For some games from 1954 to 1973, we do not have complete play-by-play.

Lou Piniella: 102 Career Home Runs

0 leading off, 2 walk-off, 9 tying, 35 go ahead
2 Tms
NYY57
KCR45
 
vs LHP63
vs RHP39
 
Away64
Home38
 
Leverage
High Lev20
Medium Lev34
Low Lev48
14 Opps
CLE18
CAL10
MIL/SEP10
MIN9
BOS9
DET9
CHW9
OAK6
BAL5
KCR4
TEX/WSA4
NYY4
SEA3
TOR2
83 Pitchers
Frank Tanana3
Francisco Barrios3
Sparky Lyle2
Dan Schatzeder2
Mike Caldwell2
Larry Gura2
Fritz Peterson2
Dean Chance2
Luis Tiant2
Jim Palmer2
Rich Wortham2
Rudy May2
Mike Kekich2
Bill Lee2
Ken Kravec2
Rick Honeycutt2
Sid Monge2
Jon Matlack1
Steve Trout1
Jim Beattie1
17 Parks
Yankee Stad20
Munic. Stad17
ClevelandStd11
Fenway Pk8
Metrop. Stad7
County Stad7
Tiger Stad6
Angel Stad6
Comiskey Pk4
KauffmanStad4
Metrodome2
Memor. Stad2
Exhibit Stad2
Kingdome2
Arlington2
Shea Stad1
O.co Coliseum1
Where Hit
768
Unk11
911
88
784
General field locations
when available.
 
1 Inside the Park
 
Game Totals
1·HR gms102
Gms w/ this # = 0
are not shown.
 
OrderPos
5th38
4th25
6th13
7th12
3rd12
8th1
2nd1
Outs
135
235
032
 
DefPos
LF69
Unk19
RF12
PH2
Bases
---59
1--18
-2-7
12-6
--35
1-34
-232
1231
 
159 RBI
RISP25
0 on59
1 on30
2 on12
3 on1
Any on43
Inning
113
212
310
417
511
615
79
87
98
 
1-335
4-643
7-end24
RelScore
+4..6
+37
+210
+111
Tied26
-116
-28
-35
-4..13
 
Ahead34
Tied26
Behind42
Before event,
for batter

Play By Play

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1969 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
1 1 1 1 1969-04-20 (1) KCR OAK Jim Nash behind 0-4 b 7 1 --- 1 5 7 0.042 9% Home Run
2 2 2 1 1969-04-20 (2) KCR OAK Catfish Hunter tied 0-0 b 1 1 1-- 2 3 7 0.181 73% Home Run; Fiore Scores
3 3 3 1 1969-05-04 KCR @ CAL Phil Ortega ahead 7-1 t 6 2 -2- 2 3 7 0.014 99% Home Run; Hernandez Scores
4 4 4 1 1969-05-06 KCR @ DET Denny McLain behind 1-6 t 7 0 --- 1 3 7 0.025 5% Home Run
5 5 5 1 1969-05-20 KCR @ CLE Sam McDowell behind 0-4 t 7 1 --- 1 3 7 0.036 7% Home Run (Deep LF-CF)
6 6 6 1 1969-06-11 KCR @ NYY Fritz Peterson tied 2-2 t 8 2 1-- 2 5 7 0.416 86% IPHR Inside-the-park Home Run to CF (Fly Ball to Deep LF-CF); Fiore Scores
7 7 7 1 1969-06-30 KCR CAL Rudy May tied 1-1 b 9 2 --- 1 5 7 0.468 100% Walk-Off Home Run
8 8 8 1 1969-07-06 KCR SEP Gene Brabender behind 1-3 b 3 2 --- 1 5 7 0.113 38% Home Run
9 9 9 1 1969-07-10 KCR @ MIN Ron Perranoski behind 3-6 t 7 2 1-- 2 4 7 0.152 22% Home Run (Deep LF-CF); Fiore Scores
10 10 10 1 1969-07-11 KCR CHW Gary Peters behind 0-1 b 3 2 12- 3 4 7 0.335 75% Home Run (Deep LF); Kelly Scores; Hernandez Scores
11 11 11 1 1969-08-31 KCR @ NYY Fritz Peterson behind 1-2 t 4 0 -2- 2 4 7 0.193 64% Home Run; Fiore Scores/unER
1970 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
12 12 1 1 1970-04-16 KCR @ MIL Lew Krausse ahead 3-1 t 3 1 12- 3 5 7 0.159 91% Home Run; Kirkpatrick Scores; Otis Scores
13 13 2 1 1970-04-25 KCR BAL Jim Palmer behind 1-5 b 6 0 1-- 2 5 7 0.124 24% Home Run; Oliver Scores
14 14 3 1 1970-04-28 KCR DET Joe Niekro behind 0-8 b 6 2 --3 2 3 7 0.010 2% Home Run; Rooker Scores/unER; Piniella Scores/unER
15 15 4 1 1970-05-01 KCR CLE Dean Chance behind 0-1 b 1 2 -23 3 5 7 0.268 72% Home Run; Hernandez Scores; Otis Scores
16 16 5 1 1970-05-03 KCR CLE Barry Moore behind 0-1 b 2 0 1-- 2 5 7 0.188 66% Home Run; Keough Scores
17 17 6 1 1970-06-13 KCR NYY Mike Kekich behind 0-1 b 2 0 --- 1 5 7 0.117 55% Home Run
18 18 7 1 1970-06-28 (2) KCR CAL Greg Garrett ahead 3-1 b 6 0 --- 1 5 7 0.064 92% Home Run
19 19 8 1 1970-07-04 KCR @ MIL Dave Baldwin behind 5-6 t 9 2 12- 3 7 PH 0.784 92% Home Run; Otis Scores; Oliver Scores
20 20 9 1 1970-07-24 (2) KCR @ CLE Dean Chance behind 2-9 t 8 1 -23 3 5 7 0.012 2% Home Run; Rojas Scores; Kirkpatrick Scores
21 21 10 1 1970-08-28 (2) KCR WSA Jim Hannan tied 0-0 b 4 1 -2- 2 4 7 0.201 78% Home Run; Otis Scores
22 22 11 1 1970-09-17 KCR @ MIL Marty Pattin behind 0-2 t 2 1 --- 1 5 7 0.098 37% Home Run
1971 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
23 23 1 1 1971-07-18 (1) KCR DET Bill Gilbreth ahead 1-0 b 1 1 12- 3 5 7 0.189 88% Home Run; Otis Scores; Rojas Scores
24 24 2 1 1971-07-21 KCR BAL Jim Palmer behind 0-1 b 2 0 --- 1 6 7 0.124 55% Home Run
25 25 3 1 1971-08-13 KCR @ BOS Sparky Lyle ahead 4-1 t 9 2 --- 1 6 7 0.020 98% Home Run
1972 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
26 26 1 1 1972-05-02 KCR @ DET Tom Timmermann ahead 5-3 t 9 0 --- 1 5 7 0.033 98% Home Run
27 27 2 1 1972-05-09 KCR @ CLE Dick Tidrow behind 0-2 t 9 2 --- 1 5 7 0.021 3% Home Run
28 28 3 1 1972-05-19 KCR OAK Blue Moon Odom ahead 1-0 b 1 1 --3 2 4 7 0.119 83% Home Run; Otis Scores
29 29 4 1 1972-05-20 KCR OAK Diego Segui behind 0-4 b 4 0 --- 1 4 7 0.064 17% Home Run (LF-CF)
30 30 5 1 1972-06-01 KCR @ MIN Dick Woodson behind 0-3 t 6 2 1-- 2 3 7 0.167 25% Home Run; Hovley Scores
31 31 6 1 1972-07-08 KCR @ CLE Mike Kilkenny behind 0-2 t 3 2 --- 1 3 7 0.107 33% Home Run
32 32 7 1 1972-07-09 (2) KCR @ CLE Ed Farmer ahead 1-0 t 1 2 --- 1 4 7 0.107 69% Home Run
33 33 8 1 1972-07-10 KCR @ BAL Mike Cuellar behind 1-2 t 9 2 1-- 2 4 7 0.774 84% Home Run; Hovley Scores
34 34 9 1 1972-07-18 (2) KCR CLE Phil Hennigan ahead 9-3 b 4 2 --- 1 5 7 0.010 99% Home Run
35 35 10 1 1972-08-27 (2) KCR @ NYY Sparky Lyle behind 2-6 t 8 1 12- 3 4 7 0.119 16% Home Run; Otis Scores; Scheinblum Scores
36 36 11 1 1972-09-02 KCR @ BOS Sonny Siebert behind 0-5 t 4 1 --- 1 5 7 0.034 8% Home Run
1973 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
37 37 1 1 1973-04-08 KCR @ CAL Rudy May behind 3-4 t 4 0 --- 1 6 7 0.138 50% Home Run
38 38 2 1 1973-05-14 KCR CAL Bill Singer behind 1-2 b 4 1 --- 1 7 DH 0.137 53% Home Run
39 39 3 1 1973-05-19 KCR @ OAK Vida Blue ahead 4-0 t 6 2 --- 1 5 7 0.035 96% Home Run
40 40 4 1 1973-05-23 KCR @ MIN Jim Kaat tied 1-1 t 3 1 123 4 5 7 0.244 85% Home Run; Rojas Scores; Otis Scores; Mayberry Scores
41 41 5 1 1973-06-15 KCR @ CLE Tom Hilgendorf ahead 5-2 t 9 2 1-- 2 6 DH 0.029 99% Home Run; Kirkpatrick Scores
42 42 6 1 1973-06-17 (2) KCR @ CLE Mike Kekich ahead 4-0 t 3 0 1-- 2 3 7 0.064 94% Home Run; Wohlford Scores
43 43 7 1 1973-07-10 KCR @ MIL Jim Colborn tied 0-0 t 2 1 1-- 2 6 7 0.191 69% Home Run; Mayberry Scores
44 44 8 1 1973-08-10 KCR BAL Doyle Alexander ahead 1-0 b 5 1 --- 1 7 7 0.112 80% Home Run
45 45 9 1 1973-08-14 KCR CLE Gaylord Perry ahead 3-2 b 4 1 --- 1 7 7 0.107 77% Home Run
1974 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
46 46 1 1 1974-05-12 (1) NYY MIL Clyde Wright behind 0-3 b 2 0 --- 1 4 9 0.091 32% Home Run
47 47 2 1 1974-06-02 NYY @ MIN Vic Albury ahead 2-0 t 6 0 --- 1 4 7 0.083 87% Home Run
48 48 3 1 1974-06-17 NYY @ CAL Frank Tanana behind 0-1 t 7 2 1-- 2 2 7 0.440 68% Home Run; Stanley Scores
49 49 4 1 1974-07-27 NYY @ BOS Luis Tiant tied 3-3 t 6 0 --- 1 6 7 0.164 66% Home Run
50 50 5 1 1974-07-28 NYY @ BOS Bill Lee behind 2-3 t 5 0 --- 1 6 7 0.142 50% Home Run
51 51 6 1 1974-08-11 NYY @ CAL Dick Lange tied 0-0 t 2 0 --- 1 5 7 0.117 62% Home Run
52 52 7 1 1974-09-13 NYY @ DET Woodie Fryman tied 0-0 t 1 1 1-3 3 4 7 0.197 77% Home Run; Maddox Scores; Murcer Scores
53 53 8 1 1974-09-14 NYY @ DET Mickey Lolich ahead 2-0 t 1 1 --- 1 4 7 0.084 77% Home Run
54 54 9 1 1974-09-28 (2) NYY @ CLE Bruce Ellingsen behind 2-4 t 5 2 -2- 2 4 7 0.239 45% Home Run (Deep LF); White Scores
1976 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
55 55 1 1 1976-04-23 NYY KCR Paul Splittorff behind 1-3 b 6 2 --- 1 5 DH 0.130 31% Home Run
56 56 2 1 1976-05-12 NYY DET Bill Laxton ahead 4-1 b 4 0 --- 1 7 DH 0.049 93% Home Run
57 57 3 1 1976-07-02 NYY @ CLE Tom Buskey ahead 4-1 t 3 0 1-- 2 4 9 0.087 92% Home Run; Munson Scores
1977 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
58 58 1 1 1977-05-28 NYY CHW Francisco Barrios behind 1-7 b 5 0 --- 1 8 7 0.029 7% Home Run
59 59 2 1 1977-06-02 NYY @ MIN Jeff Holly tied 0-0 t 4 1 1-- 2 5 DH 0.212 72% Home Run; Chambliss Scores
60 60 3 1 1977-06-30 NYY @ TOR Jerry Garvin ahead 3-1 t 8 1 --- 1 7 7 0.071 92% Home Run
61 61 4 1 1977-07-04 NYY CLE Sid Monge ahead 6-3 b 8 1 --- 1 7 DH 0.017 99% Home Run
62 62 5 1 1977-07-07 NYY CLE Pat Dobson ahead 4-1 b 5 2 --3 2 5 DH 0.073 96% Home Run; Blair Scores
63 63 6 1 1977-08-22 NYY @ CHW Francisco Barrios tied 0-0 t 5 1 --- 1 7 DH 0.146 62% Home Run
64 64 7 1 1977-08-26 NYY TEX Roger Moret behind 0-3 b 4 0 --- 1 5 9 0.095 31% Home Run
65 65 8 1 1977-09-02 NYY @ MIN Dave Goltz tied 0-0 t 5 0 --- 1 6 9 0.140 64% Home Run
66 66 9 1 1977-09-03 NYY @ MIN Jim Shellenback ahead 3-2 t 6 1 1-- 2 6 9 0.191 86% Home Run; Chambliss Scores
67 67 10 1 1977-09-06 NYY @ CLE Dennis Eckersley tied 2-2 t 6 2 --- 1 6 DH 0.182 62% Home Run
68 68 11 1 1977-09-21 NYY @ BOS Luis Tiant behind 0-2 t 5 0 --- 1 7 DH 0.109 37% Home Run
69 69 12 1 1977-09-25 (1) NYY @ TOR Jerry Johnson ahead 8-0 t 7 0 --- 1 5 7 0.002 100% Home Run
1978 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
70 70 1 1 1978-05-02 NYY KCR Larry Gura tied 2-2 b 6 2 -2- 2 5 7 0.285 84% Home Run; Munson Scores
71 71 2 1 1978-07-14 NYY CHW Ken Kravec tied 0-0 b 1 2 1-- 2 4 7 0.197 72% Home Run (Deep LF); Munson Scores
72 72 3 1 1978-07-26 NYY CLE Rick Waits behind 0-1 b 9 1 1-3 3 4 7 0.552 100% Walk-Off Home Run; Rivers Scores; Munson Scores
73 73 4 1 1978-08-31 NYY @ BAL Scott McGregor ahead 3-2 t 7 0 --- 1 5 7 0.125 84% Home Run
74 74 5 1 1978-09-08 NYY @ BOS Bill Lee ahead 8-0 t 5 0 --- 1 7 9 0.006 99% Home Run
75 75 6 1 1978-09-18 NYY MIL Bill Travers ahead 1-0 b 2 0 --- 1 5 9 0.097 76% Home Run (Deep LF)
1979 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
76 76 1 1 1979-04-27 NYY @ SEA Rick Honeycutt tied 0-0 t 1 2 --3 2 4 DH 0.165 65% Home Run; Rivers Scores
77 77 2 1 1979-05-01 NYY @ CAL Frank Tanana tied 0-0 t 1 1 1-3 3 4 7 0.188 75% Home Run; Beniquez Scores; Munson Scores
78 78 3 1 1979-05-06 NYY OAK Craig Minetto behind 3-4 b 6 0 --- 1 3 7 0.179 58% Home Run
79 79 4 1 1979-05-27 (2) NYY @ CLE Sid Monge tied 4-4 t 8 1 --- 1 7 PH 0.266 72% Home Run
80 80 5 1 1979-05-30 NYY @ MIL Mike Caldwell tied 0-0 t 3 2 --3 2 4 9 0.193 68% Home Run (Deep LF); Randolph Scores; Piniella Scores
81 81 6 1 1979-06-01 NYY CHW Francisco Barrios ahead 1-0 b 7 2 12- 3 6 7 0.184 97% Home Run; Nettles Scores; Jackson Scores; Piniella Scores
82 82 7 1 1979-06-15 NYY @ TEX Jon Matlack behind 3-9 t 8 1 1-- 2 4 9 0.014 2% Home Run; Munson Scores
83 83 8 1 1979-07-11 NYY @ SEA Floyd Bannister behind 0-11 t 7 0 --- 1 5 7 0.001 0% Home Run
84 84 9 1 1979-07-30 NYY @ CHW Rich Wortham tied 0-0 t 4 1 --- 1 5 7 0.126 60% Home Run (Deep LF); Piniella Scores
85 85 10 1 1979-08-01 NYY @ CHW Ken Kravec ahead 2-0 t 1 2 --- 1 5 7 0.083 74% Home Run (Deep LF); Piniella Scores
86 86 11 1 1979-08-09 NYY CHW Rich Wortham behind 0-4 b 4 1 --- 1 3 7 0.066 19% Home Run (Deep RF); Piniella Scores
1980 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
87 87 1 1 1980-05-21 NYY @ DET Dan Schatzeder ahead 1-0 t 4 1 1-3 3 5 7 0.177 87% Home Run; Jones Scores; Soderholm Scores
88 88 2 1 1980-08-28 NYY SEA Jim Beattie tied 0-0 b 2 0 1-- 2 5 7 0.164 75% Home Run (Deep LF); Jackson Scores
1981 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
89 89 1 1 1981-05-04 NYY @ CAL Geoff Zahn tied 2-2 t 6 1 --- 1 6 9 0.184 65% Home Run
90 90 2 1 1981-06-11 NYY @ CHW Steve Trout tied 0-0 t 1 2 --- 1 3 9 0.111 57% Home Run
91 91 3 1 1981-08-15 NYY @ DET Dan Schatzeder ahead 1-0 t 3 2 --- 1 3 DH 0.112 70% Home Run
92 92 4 1 1981-09-14 NYY @ MIL Mike Caldwell ahead 3-0 t 3 2 --- 1 4 DH 0.068 87% Home Run
93 93 5 1 1981-09-18 NYY @ BOS Frank Tanana ahead 3-1 t 6 1 --- 1 4 DH 0.089 86% Home Run
1982 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
94 94 1 1 1982-04-13 NYY @ TEX Rick Honeycutt ahead 3-1 t 5 1 -2- 2 5 DH 0.120 90% Home Run; Griffey Scores
95 95 2 1 1982-05-28 NYY @ MIN Bobby Castillo behind 1-3 t 5 0 1-- 2 7 7 0.203 50% Home Run; Nettles Scores
96 96 3 1 1982-06-21 NYY @ MIL Bob McClure behind 0-1 t 4 0 --- 1 4 DH 0.131 50% Home Run
97 97 4 1 1982-08-16 (2) NYY KCR Bud Black tied 0-0 b 4 2 --- 1 5 DH 0.140 65% Home Run
98 98 5 1 1982-09-04 NYY @ KCR Larry Gura tied 0-0 t 2 1 --- 1 5 DH 0.108 58% Home Run
99 99 6 1 1982-09-24 NYY @ BOS John Tudor tied 0-0 t 2 1 --- 1 5 DH 0.104 58% Home Run
1983 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
100 100 1 1 1983-05-06 NYY @ MIN Jack O'Connor ahead 2-0 t 2 0 --- 1 6 7 0.080 78% Home Run
101 101 2 1 1983-07-02 NYY BOS Bruce Hurst behind 0-1 b 1 2 -2- 2 4 9 0.191 62% Home Run; Mumphrey Scores
1984 HRs #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
102 102 1 1 1984-05-18 NYY CAL Tommy John behind 0-3 b 4 2 --- 1 5 7 0.088 25% Home Run

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