Americo Peter Petrocelli
Positions: Shortstop and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 175 lb.
Born: June 27, 1943 in Brooklyn, NY
High School: Sheepshead Bay HS (Brooklyn, NY) by the Signed Boston Red Sox as an amateur free agent in 1961.
( All Transactions) Debut: September 21, 1963 (Age 20)
vs. MIN 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 1 RBI, 0 SB Team: RedSox 1963-1976 Final Game: September 14, 1976 (Age 33)
vs. MIL 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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News -- October 2013
10/30 BoSox Injection: Sox Have Rich Game Six World Series History: Tonight the Boston Red Sox have a chance to do something they haven’t done in 95 years; win a World Series championship ...
10/11 Billy-Ball.com: ON THIS DATE: OCTOBER 11: Nine to Know In 1939 – Lou Gehrig is appointed NYC Parole Commissioner by Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia. In 1965 – Orlando ...
10/3 Billy-Ball.com: The Why, Oh Why Ohio? Report: First, the Pirates eliminated the Cincinnati Reds, and then last night, the Tampa Bay Rays sent the Cleveland Indians their fans ... News -- September 2013
9/10 Billy-Ball.com: The Bill de Blasio Report: Those of you who get annoyed when I talk politics in this space: feel free to rev up your gas-powered computer and prepare your ... News -- August 2013
8/1 Tyler's Think Tank: Remembering George Scott:
George Scott, a member of the Red Sox Hall of Fame and former All-Star, passed away on Monday at age 69.
Boomer, a big ... News -- July 2013
7/22 James Smyth Broadcast: Walk-off Homers in Scoreless Extra-Inning Games: Milwaukee's Caleb Gindl hit his first major league home run yesterday, and it just happened to be a bottom of the 13th ...
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 -- June 2013
6/14 Radical Baseball: Does Rico Petrocelli make us stupid?: Rico Petrocelli played third base for the Boston Red Sox basically from 1965 through 1976, plus one game in 1963. He made ... News -- December 2012
12/23 Kings of Kauffman: Mike Moustakas Comps: I’m probably in the minority but I would have preferred it had been Mike Moustakas dealt for pitching instead of Wil Myers. ... News -- November 2012
11/2 High Heat Stats: Vida Blue and 1971 attendance, revisited: In for a dime, in for a dollar…. In a recent post, I debunked a published quote by Vida Blue complaining that his 1971 ... News -- July 2012
7/19 High Heat Stats: The Mount Rushmore of the Boston Red Sox: We’re down to just two teams from the Junior Circuit–the Yankees and the Red Sox. These should both be pretty interesting. ... News -- April 2012
4/20 My Pinstripes: Happy Yankeeversary:
It was a big day in Boston on Friday afternoon, the Old Town Team was celebrating the
100th anniversary of Fenway Park. ...
4/20 Baseball Musings: Anniversary Celebration: The Red Sox started the festivities celebrating the 100th anniversary of Fenway Park with a parade of players. Jim Rice, Dwight ... News -- March 2012
3/20 High Heat Stats: All-time HR leaders by team among single-franchise players (prepare to be amazed!): I started tweeting some of this last night and realized it would make a pretty awesome post. Among players who played their entire ...
3/15 Bus League Baseball: The Bizarro Hall of Fame: The Class of 1985: 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 -- December 2011
12/1 High Heat Stats: POLL: Barry Larkin and the Hall of Fame: Barry Larkin will be on the Hall of Fame ballot for the third time in January 2012 and is a good bet to make it in. This past ... News -- October 2011
10/23 B-R Blog: Career HR Totals Of Those To Have Multi-HR World Series Game: If you took all the players to hit more than one homerun in a single World Series game, prior to Game 3 of the 2011 World Series, ... News -- September 2011
9/25 B-R Blog: Seasons With 40+ HR, Less Than 160 Hits & Less Than 100 BB – Since 1961: Since 1961, how many players have hit 40 homeruns in a season where they also had less than 160 hits and less than 100 walks on ... News -- July 2011
7/5 B-R Blog: 22+ HR In Team’s First 81 Games Since 1969: Since 1969, how many players have hit at least 22 HR in his team's first 81 games of the season? Here is the list - Rk Player ... News -- June 2011
6/13 B-R Blog: Active players who have played for just one franchise: Check out the top 25 active players for most PAs with just one team in the majors: Rk Player PA From To Age G Pos Tm 1 Derek Jeter ... News -- April 2011
4/15 B-R Blog: Fewest career HR for a guy with a 40-HR season: Yesterday, Sean rolled out a new feature. I didn't quite get it at first but Raphy gave me a Google-chat based tutorial and now ... 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 ...