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Joe Price

Joseph Walter Price

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 220 lb.

Born: November 29, 1956 in Inglewood, CA
High School: Santana HS (Santee, CA)
Schools: University of Oklahoma (Norman, OK), Oklahoma State University (Stillwater, OK)
Drafted
by the Cincinnati Reds in the 4th round of the 1977 amateur draft. (All Transactions)
Debut: June 14, 1980 (Age 23.198)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1980 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Reds/Giants/Orioles/RedSox 1980-1990
Agents: Steve Comte [*]
Final Game: September 16, 1990 (Age 33.291)
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Standard Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
1980 CIN NL 23 P 24 13 2 111.1 21 3 16 2 1 .905 1.54 0.79 .952 1.91 1.91 2 7 78% 31% 4
1981 CIN NL 24 P 41 0 0 53.2 16 1 13 2 0 .875 2.35 0.34 .959 1.98 1.98 2 2 50% 33% 2
1982 CIN NL 25 P 59 1 0 72.2 11 1 8 2 0 .818 1.11 0.15 .952 1.96 1.97 2 1 33% 32% 0
1983 CIN NL 26 P 21 21 5 144.0 33 8 21 4 3 .879 1.81 1.38 .952 1.92 1.91 9 10 53% 33% 4
1984 CIN NL 27 P 30 30 3 171.2 18 4 14 0 0 1.000 0.94 0.60 .954 1.88 1.87 9 8 47% 31% 0
1985 CIN NL 28 P 26 8 0 64.2 5 1 4 0 1 1.000 0.70 0.19 .952 1.92 1.92 1 1 50% 30% 0
1986 CIN NL 29 P 25 2 0 41.2 4 2 2 0 0 1.000 0.86 0.16 .955 1.94 1.94 5 1 17% 32% 0
1987 SFG NL 30 P 20 0 0 35.0 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.77 0.15 .953 1.90 1.90 3 1 25% 29% 0
1988 SFG NL 31 P 38 3 0 61.2 11 3 8 0 0 1.000 1.61 0.29 .955 1.96 1.96 4 1 20% 29% 1
1989 TOT MLB 32 P 38 6 0 84.1 10 2 8 0 1 1.000 1.07 0.26 .956 1.87 1.86 10 3 23% 31% 1
1989 SFG NL 32 P 7 1 0 14.0 3 0 3 0 1 1.000 1.93 0.43 .947 1.86 1.87 1 0 0% 32% 0
1989 BOS AL 32 P 31 5 0 70.1 7 2 5 0 0 1.000 0.90 0.23 .960 1.87 1.85 9 3 25% 31% 1
1990 BAL AL 33 P 50 0 0 65.1 11 1 8 2 0 .818 1.24 0.18 .953 1.78 1.76 6 4 40% 34% 2
11 Seasons P 372 84 10 906.0 143 27 104 12 6 .916 1.30 0.35 .954 1.91 1.91 53 39 42% 32% 14
11 Seasons TOT 372 84 10 906.0 143 27 104 12 6 .916 1.30 0.35 .954 1.91 1.91 53 39 42% 32% 14
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Sabermetric Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP
1980 CIN NL 23 P
1981 CIN NL 24 P
1982 CIN NL 25 P
1983 CIN NL 26 P
1984 CIN NL 27 P
1985 CIN NL 28 P
1986 CIN NL 29 P
1987 SFG NL 30 P
1988 SFG NL 31 P
1989 SFG NL 32 P
1989 BOS AL 32 P
1990 BAL AL 33 P
11 Seasons P
11 Seasons TOT

Appearances

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
1980 CIN NL 23 24 13 24 24 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981 CIN NL 24 41 0 41 41 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1982 CIN NL 25 59 1 59 59 59 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 CIN NL 26 21 21 21 21 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 CIN NL 27 30 30 30 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1985 CIN NL 28 26 8 26 26 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986 CIN NL 29 25 2 25 25 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1987 SFG NL 30 20 0 20 20 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1988 SFG NL 31 38 3 38 38 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1989 BOS AL 32 31 5 0 31 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1989 SFG NL 32 7 1 7 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1990 BAL AL 33 50 0 0 50 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Seasons 372 84 291 372 372 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Appearances table is calculated solely from full RetroSheet play-by-play data available from 1973 on. A combination of RetroSheet (starting with the 1914 season) and non-RetroSheet data is used for other seasons.

Advanced Fielding -- P*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt 31 Tot 1B 2B Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 163 GB LD bFld bF2O%
1980 CIN NL 23 448 85% 22% 20 80% 0 3 0 1 18 11 2 2 0 2 0 2 1 1 1 0 8 88%
1981 CIN NL 24 216 76% 21% 14 86% 0 1 0 1 14 11 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 7 86%
1982 CIN NL 25 319 68% 17% 14 64% 0 1 1 0 8 7 1 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 80%
1983 CIN NL 26 581 82% 19% 27 81% 1 8 4 2 21 12 3 4 0 2 2 1 3 2 3 0 6 100%
1984 CIN NL 27 748 77% 17% 17 100% 0 4 0 1 15 12 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100%
1985 CIN NL 28 274 75% 14% 4 100% 0 1 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 100%
1986 CIN NL 29 194 77% 20% 4 75% 0 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100%
1987 SFG NL 30 137 62% 21% 6 67% 0 1 1 0 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100%
1988 SFG NL 31 269 75% 28% 8 88% 0 3 0 3 8 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 100%
1989 BOS AL 32 305 76% 29% 5 100% 0 2 1 1 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 100%
1989 SFG NL 32 59 81% 24% 5 60% 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 4 75%
1990 BAL AL 33 274 74% 25% 8 75% 0 1 0 1 8 6 0 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 4 50%
11 Seasons 3824 77% 21% 132 82% 1 27 7 11 109 75 11 12 0 6 6 6 6 4 6 0 46 87%
MLB Averages 81% 29% 91% 87%



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Monthly Awards (yr-month lg award)
1983 July NL Pitcher of the Month

Fielding % as P s c a p y
1984 NL  1.000 (1st)

                           

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