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Rick Austin

Rick Gerald Austin

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 4", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: October 27, 1946 in Seattle, Washington, US
High Schools: Lakes HS (Tacoma, WA), Lakes HS (Lakewood, WA)
School: Washington State University (Pullman, WA)

Drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 22nd round of the 1965 MLB June Amateur Draft from Lakes HS (Tacoma, WA), the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 7th round of the 1967 MLB June Draft-Secondary Phase from Washington State University (Pullman, WA), the St. Louis Cardinals in the 3rd round of the 1968 MLB January Draft-Secondary Phase from Washington State University (Pullman, WA) and the Cleveland Indians in the 1st round (6th) of the 1968 MLB June Draft-Secondary Phase from Washington State University (Pullman, WA).

Major League Stats

Register Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg 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
1968 21 -2.1 Waterbury EL AA CLE 1 8 .111 2.73 5.79 12 10 2 0 56.0 62 36 17 1 18 2 44 3 1 0 1.429 10.0 0.2 2.9 7.1 2.44
1969 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA CLE 6 6 .500 4.17 4.75 19 17 4 0 1 110.0 140 58 51 10 28 5 69 2 0 0 1.527 11.5 0.8 2.3 5.6 2.46
1969 22 0.8 Indians FLIS WRk CLE 2 1 .667 3.27 3.68 8 7 1 0 44.0 37 18 16 2 16 0 27 1 0 2 1.205 7.6 0.4 3.3 5.5 1.69
1969 22 -1.4 Waterbury EL AA CLE 1 0 1.000 7.71 8.36 3 2 0 0 1 14.0 21 13 12 2 2 0 13 1 0 0 1.643 13.5 1.3 1.3 8.4 6.50
1969 22 -4.0 Portland PCL AAA CLE 5 6 .455 3.66 4.22 16 15 4 0 0 96.0 119 45 39 8 26 5 56 1 0 0 1.510 11.2 0.8 2.4 5.2 2.15
1970 23 -2.4 Wichita AA AAA CLE 4 1 .800 2.44 2.81 6 6 2 1 0 48.0 43 15 13 3 18 0 36 0 0 0 1.271 8.1 0.6 3.4 6.8 2.00
1970 23 -4.2 Cleveland AL MLB CLE 2 5 .286 4.79 4.79 31 8 7 1 1 3 67.2 74 36 36 10 26 6 53 3 0 1 298 1.478 9.8 1.3 3.5 7.0 2.04
1971 24 -1.0 Wichita AA AAA CLE 4 5 .444 4.28 4.95 14 13 2 1 1 80.0 95 44 38 7 44 0 66 2 0 3 1.738 10.7 0.8 5.0 7.4 1.50
1971 24 -2.9 Cleveland AL MLB CLE 0 0 5.09 5.87 23 0 5 0 0 1 23.0 25 15 13 3 20 4 20 3 0 0 115 1.957 9.8 1.2 7.8 7.8 1.00
1972 25 2 Teams PCL AAA CLE-CHW 3 5 .375 7.23 8.75 26 9 1 0 0 71.0 86 69 57 11 66 0 52 0 1 10 2.141 10.9 1.4 8.4 6.6 0.79
1972 25 -0.5 Portland PCL AAA CLE
1972 25 -0.5 Tucson PCL AAA CHW
1973 26 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA MIL-CLE 3 7 .300 4.61 5.40 36 17 1 1 0 125.0 116 75 64 13 83 4 88 2 0 4 1.592 8.4 0.9 6.0 6.3 1.06
1973 26 3.2 San Antonio TL AA CLE 0 2 .000 7.20 8.10 10 4 0 0 0 20.0 25 18 16 0 19 2 15 0 0 0 2.200 11.2 0.0 8.6 6.8 0.79
1973 26 1.1 Evansville AA AAA MIL 3 5 .375 4.11 4.89 26 13 1 1 0 105.0 91 57 48 13 64 2 73 2 0 4 1.476 7.8 1.1 5.5 6.3 1.14
1974 27 0.0 Hankyu JPPL Fgn 1 1 .500 2.33 3.00 8 2 3 0 0 0 27.0 26 9 7 1 9 0 26 1 0 0 111 1.296 8.7 0.3 3.0 8.7 2.89
1975 28 3.0 Sacramento PCL AAA MIL 3 2 .600 3.69 4.57 29 1 0 0 5 61.0 54 31 25 7 40 0 53 1 0 5 1.541 8.0 1.0 5.9 7.8 1.33
Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg 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
1975 28 -0.1 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL 2 3 .400 4.05 4.28 32 0 21 0 0 2 40.0 32 19 18 3 32 5 30 1 0 4 179 1.600 7.2 0.7 7.2 6.8 0.94
1976 29 3.9 Spokane PCL AAA MIL 3 4 .429 3.89 4.38 42 0 0 0 11 74.0 74 36 32 4 49 5 57 3 0 1 1.662 9.0 0.5 6.0 6.9 1.16
1976 29 1.4 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL 0 0 5.06 5.06 3 0 3 0 0 0 5.1 10 3 3 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 26 1.875 16.9 1.7 0.0 5.1
MLB (4 seasons) MLB 4 8 .333 4.63 4.83 89 8 36 1 1 6 136.0 141 73 70 17 78 15 106 8 0 5 618 1.610 9.3 1.1 5.2 7.0 1.36
Minors (8 seasons) Minors 27 38 .415 4.28 5.24 184 73 12 3 18 625.0 670 364 297 56 346 16 465 13 2 23 1.626 9.6 0.8 5.0 6.7 1.34
All Levels (9 Seasons) 34 48 .415 4.22 5.02 289 90 39 14 4 24 832.0 874 464 390 76 449 31 624 23 2 30 729 1.590 9.5 0.8 4.9 6.8 1.39
AA (3 seasons) Minors 2 10 .167 4.50 6.70 25 16 2 0 1 90.0 108 67 45 3 39 4 72 4 1 0 1.633 10.8 0.3 3.9 7.2 1.85
AAA (7 seasons) Minors 25 28 .472 4.24 5.00 159 57 10 3 17 535.0 562 297 252 53 307 12 393 9 1 23 1.624 9.5 0.9 5.2 6.6 1.28
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register 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
1968 21 -2.8 Waterbury EL AA CLE 13 18 16 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 .125 .176 .125 .301 2 0 1 0
1969 22 -3.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA CLE 19 37 34 3 5 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 13 .147 .194 .176 .371 6 0 1 0
1969 22 0.7 Indians FLIS WRk CLE 8 10 6 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 .167 .444 .167 .611 1 0 1 0
1969 22 -1.3 Waterbury EL AA CLE 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1969 22 -3.6 Portland PCL AAA CLE 16 37 34 3 5 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 13 .147 .194 .176 .371 6 0 1 0
1970 23 -2.5 Wichita AA AAA CLE 6 20 17 1 3 0 0 0 4 0 0 2 9 .176 .250 .176 .426 3 0 0 1
1970 23 -4.6 Cleveland AL MLB CLE 31 21 18 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 10 .111 .238 .167 .405 3 0 0 0 0 0
1971 24 -1.3 Wichita AA AAA CLE 14 33 26 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 16 .115 .303 .154 .457 4 0 0 0
1971 24 -3.7 Cleveland AL MLB CLE 23 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1972 25 -0.6 2 Teams PCL AAA CLE-CHW 26 19 17 1 3 1 1 0 3 0 0 2 6 .176 .263 .353 .616 6 0 0 0
1972 25 -0.6 Portland PCL AAA CLE
1972 25 -0.6 Tucson PCL AAA CHW
1973 26 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA MIL-CLE 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973 26 3.3 San Antonio TL AA CLE 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973 26 1.1 Evansville AA AAA MIL 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1974 27 -1.2 Hankyu JPPL Fgn 8 7 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .167 .167 .167 .333 1 0 0 1 0 0
1975 28 2.8 Sacramento PCL AAA MIL 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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
1975 28 0.5 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976 29 4.0 Spokane PCL AAA MIL 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976 29 1.5 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLB (4 seasons) MLB 89 22 19 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 11 .105 .227 .158 .385 3 0 0 0 0 0
Minors (8 seasons) Minors 185 127 110 8 16 3 1 0 12 0 0 14 46 .145 .240 .191 .431 21 0 2 1
All Levels (9 Seasons) 290 166 141 9 20 4 1 0 13 0 0 20 61 .142 .247 .184 .431 26 0 0 4 1 0
AA (3 seasons) Minors 26 18 16 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 .125 .176 .125 .301 2 0 1 0
AAA (7 seasons) Minors 159 109 94 6 14 3 1 0 10 0 0 13 44 .149 .250 .202 .452 19 0 1 1
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1968 21 Waterbury EL AA CLE P 12 9 3 5 1 0 .889 0.67
1969 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA CLE P 19 31 5 25 1 1 .968 1.58
1969 22 Indians FLIS WRk CLE P 8 17 7 9 1 1 .941 2.00
1969 22 Waterbury EL AA CLE P 3 8 1 7 0 0 1.000 2.67
1969 22 Portland PCL AAA CLE P 16 23 4 18 1 1 .957 1.38
1970 23 Wichita AA AAA CLE P 6 11 3 7 1 0 .909 1.67
1970 23 Cleveland AL MLB CLE P 31 68.0 17 4 13 0 1 1.000 2.25 0.55
1971 24 Wichita AA AAA CLE P 14 20 7 13 0 3 1.000 1.43
1971 24 Cleveland AL MLB CLE P 23 23.0 6 1 5 0 1 1.000 2.35 0.26
1972 25 2 Teams PCL AAA CLE-CHW P 26 15 4 10 1 0 .933 0.54
1972 25 Portland PCL AAA CLE
1972 25 Tucson PCL AAA CHW
1973 26 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA MIL-CLE P 36 34 6 24 4 3 .882 0.83
1973 26 San Antonio TL AA CLE P 10 8 0 7 1 0 .875 0.70
1973 26 Evansville AA AAA MIL P 26 26 6 17 3 3 .885 0.88
1974 27 Hankyu JPPL Fgn P 8
1975 28 Sacramento PCL AAA MIL P 29 10 3 7 0 0 1.000 0.34
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1975 28 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL P 32 40.0 4 1 3 0 0 1.000 0.90 0.13
1976 29 Spokane PCL AAA MIL P 42 18 6 9 3 1 .833 0.36
1976 29 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL P 3 5.0 2 0 2 0 1 1.000 3.60 0.67
MLB (4 seasons) MLB P 89 136.0 29 6 23 0 3 1.000 1.92 0.33
Minors (8 seasons) Minors P 184 148 37 100 11 8 .926 0.74
All Levels (9 Seasons) P 289 136.0 194 50 132 12 12
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: 63395522

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