Cecil Celester Cooper
Position: First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 165 lb.
Born: December 20, 1949 in Brenham, TX
High School: Brenham HS (Brenham, TX) School: Prairie View A&M University (Prairie View, TX) by the Drafted Boston Red Sox in the 6th round of the 1968 amateur draft.
( All Transactions) Debut: September 8, 1971 (Age 21)
vs. NYY 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Brewers/RedSox 1971-1987 Final Game: July 12, 1987 (Age 37)
vs. OAK 3 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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News -- November 2013
11/11 Puckett's Pond: Joe Mauer’s Move to First Results in an Overpaid First Baseman: I bought breakfast at 10 o’clock, I ate it for lunch at 12:30. This is what happens when the Minnesota Twins announce that their ... News -- October 2013
10/24 Replacement Level Red Sox Blog: World Series Injuries and the Red Sox: The “everything is gonna be all right” attitude of the Sox and the fans has taken a bit of a hit in the last 48 hours. While ... News -- September 2013
9/17 Tomahawk Take: Morning Chop: Atlanta Braves News 9/17: CNN Navy Yard shooting: What we know and don’t know The one question we all desperately want answered may have gone to the ... News -- August 2013
8/29 Hot Corner Harbor: Retired Numbers Series: Milwaukee Brewers: Following the departure of the Braves in 1965, Milwaukee managed to draw in the Seattle Pilots a year after the latter were a ...
8/23 elysianfielders.com: The Young, Struggling First Baseman Isn’t Struggling Anymore: If you follow the Giants every day, you know about the weird relationship between Brandon Belt and a vocal subset of Giant fans. ... News -- July 2013
7/29 Replacement Level Red Sox Blog: RIP – George Scott: Sad news today as we learned that former first baseman George Scott passed away. “Boomer” as he was affectionately known was ...
7/17 The Pesky Pole: Another Wild Win and a Big Trade: The 1975 Red Sox are still struggling but when we win, it is exciting. Below is the log for another wild win but once again our ...
7/15 The Pesky Pole: 1975 Sox Win a Wild One: I was born in the fall of 1974 so the first Red Sox season of my life was 1975. Obviously, I have no memory of this season. My ... News -- May 2013
5/23 Lasorda's Lair: Could A Managerial Change Turn The Dodger Season Around?: Things are pretty messed up in Dodger town right now. Despite the Dodgers beating the Brewers yesterday 9-2 and actually winning ... News -- April 2013
4/19 Reviewing the Brew: Lou’s Brewers Banalities: This is round 2 of my monthly segment. This should catch you up to speed: If you are not sure what exactly a banality is, it ... News -- January 2013
1/3 mlbreports.com: Ryan Braun: Setting His Sights As An ALL-Time Brewers Great: Like us on Facebook here Thursday January 3rd, 2013 Ben Dobson ( Baseball Writer and Brewers Correspondent): 1982….Mention ... News -- December 2012
12/10 The Pesky Pole: Bernie Carbo Leading Off and on the Trading Block?:
This is a post about a baseball simulation league using Out of the Park Baseball. For more details about the league click ... News -- September 2012
9/8 Baseball Musings: Late Night Braun: The Cardinals/Brewers game did not end until 2 AM CDT due to rain delays and extra innings. Ryan Braun broke a 4-4 tie in the ... News -- August 2012
8/14 Reviewing the Brew: Best Milwaukee Lefties: Today is Left-Handers day, a special day to celebrate those of us who suffer long and hard under the rule of right-handers. So, ... News -- May 2012
5/21 High Heat Stats: The Mount Rushmore of the Milwaukee Brewers: We turn our attention to another of the 1969 expansion teams, although this one was known as the Seattle Pilots back then. For ... News -- April 2012
4/12 Bus League Baseball: The Bizarro Hall of Fame: The Class of 1993: The Bizarro Hall of Fame was a series I ran on my old blog, One More Dying Quail, in 2007. It consists of players who appeared ... News -- February 2012
2/21 PaulLebowitz.com: Cameron vs Puckett—*Wink Wink*: Following his retirement, I saw it repeated ad nauseam that Mike Cameron has a higher career WAR (Wins Above Replacement) than ...
2/13 Through The Fence Baseball: “Stuff” fantasy baseball owners say: With the recent phenomena of videos being posted on the interwebz about what certain groups of people say, such as, “Stuff ...
2/6 Through The Fence Baseball: “Stuff” fantasy baseball owners say: With the recent phenomena of videos being posted on the interwebz about what certain groups of people say, such as, “Stuff ... News -- January 2012
1/13 High Heat Stats: The 10 most under-appreciated players of the 1980s: #1 Dwayne Murphy: Oakland Athletics outfielder Dwayne Murphy tops our countdown of the most under-appreciated players of the 1980s. If you're disappointed, ...
1/10 Classic Minnesota Twins: Remembering Steve Howe: 1985: After last out, '81 World SeriesIt was the summer of 1985. The nation and world witnessed the musical spectacle of Live Aid for ... News -- October 2011
10/24 MLBTradeRumors: Losing Your Best Ever At A Position: Every year at about this time, teams all over baseball prepare for free agency with the understanding that they could lose some ...
10/16 i70baseball.com: A Look Back: 1982 – Game SixThe series returns to St. Louis with the Cardinals needing to win both games in order to capture the championship. ...
10/13 i70baseball.com: A Look Back: 1982 – Game ThreeThe two teams face off in Game Three tied at a game a piece. ...
10/12 Pitchers Hit Eighth: Cardinals and Brewers 1982 and 2011 Roster Mashups: Back in January of last year, we made a “mashup” of the Cardinal teams of 2000 and 2010 – choosing the best ...
10/10 i70baseball.com: A Look Back: 1982 – Game TwoThe Cardinals look to even the series at a game a piece in the 1982 Fall Classic. ...
10/10 i70baseball.com: A Look Back: 1982 – Game OneRecapping game one between the Cardinals and Brewers, from 1982. ... News -- July 2011
7/24 B-R Blog: 4 BoSox hitters on pace for 6 Wins Above Replacement: Through Saturday 7/23, Red Sox hold 4 of the AL's top 5 spots in Wins Above Replacement* for position players: #2 - Dustin Pedroia, ... News -- April 2011
4/3 Baseball Musings: Bunting Third: Orlando Hudson sacrificed while batting third on Saturday, prompting Ducksnorts to do some research on the subject. It turns out ... News -- March 2011
3/18 NY Baseball Digest: Tim Byrdak is Pedro Feliciano: One of the more infuriating pieces (or lack thereof) reporting this spring has been the Mets competition for a left handed specialist. ... News -- January 2011
1/14 B-R Blog: Most Doubles @ Fenway Park Since 1920: Who has hit the most doubles at Fenway Park since 1920? Here's the leaderboard on this one: Rk Player #Matching PA AB H 2B 6 ... News -- December 2010
12/18 B-R Blog: 8+ Games In A Post-Season With 1+ RBI: How many players had at least 1 RBI in at least 8 games in the same post-season? Here's the list - Rk Player Year #Matching ... News -- May 2010
5/15 B-R Blog: Card of the Week: 1977 O-Pee-Chee #210 George Scott:
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Just about any card collector will know this, ...