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Paul Blair

Paul L. D. Blair (Motormouth)

Positions: Outfielder and Shortstop
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 168 lb.

Born: February 1, 1944 in Cushing, Oklahoma, United States
Died: December 26, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States
High School: Manual Arts HS (Los Angeles, CA)

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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
1962 18 -3.5 Santa Barbara CALL C NYM 122 485 417 69 95 11 3 17 63 9 5 54 147 .228 .317 .391 .708 163 3 6 5
1963 19 -2.4 Stockton CALL A BAL 139 618 540 126 175 30 10 16 77 60 9 69 81 .324 .400 .506 .906 273 2 3 4
1964 20 -3.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA BAL 131 537 484 87 138 19 12 7 57 37 12 41 73 .285 .341 .417 .758 202 3 3 6
1964 20 -3.0 Elmira EL AA BAL 108 463 415 81 129 18 11 5 52 34 11 37 60 .311 .367 .443 .811 184 3 3 5
1964 20 -6.5 Rochester IL AAA BAL 23 74 69 6 9 1 1 2 5 3 1 4 13 .130 .176 .261 .437 18 0 0 1
1964 20 -7.5 BAL AL MLB BAL 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1965 21 -4.9 Rochester IL AAA BAL 37 159 143 17 47 6 5 4 21 6 2 12 20 .329 .386 .524 .911 75 2 1 1
1965 21 -6.3 BAL AL MLB BAL 119 409 364 49 85 19 2 5 25 8 5 32 52 .234 .302 .338 .640 123 6 4 8 1 3
1966 22 -5.2 BAL AL MLB BAL 133 325 303 35 84 20 2 6 33 5 6 15 36 .277 .309 .416 .725 126 4 0 5 2 0
1967 23 -4.2 BAL AL MLB BAL 151 619 552 72 162 27 12 11 64 8 6 50 68 .293 .353 .446 .799 246 11 5 5 7 3
1968 24 -3.2 BAL AL MLB BAL 141 467 421 48 89 22 1 7 38 4 2 37 60 .211 .277 .318 .595 134 4 2 5 2 4
1969 25 -2.3 BAL AL MLB BAL 150 685 625 102 178 32 5 26 76 20 6 40 72 .285 .327 .477 .804 298 11 2 13 5 0
1970 26 -1.6 BAL AL MLB BAL 133 548 480 79 128 24 2 18 65 24 11 56 93 .267 .344 .438 .782 210 9 3 5 4 1
1971 27 -0.7 BAL AL MLB BAL 141 555 516 75 135 24 8 10 44 14 11 32 94 .262 .306 .397 .703 205 8 1 6 0 2
1972 28 0.2 BAL AL MLB BAL 142 514 477 47 111 20 8 8 49 7 8 25 78 .233 .267 .358 .626 171 16 0 5 7 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
1973 29 1.0 BAL AL MLB BAL 146 554 500 73 140 25 3 10 64 18 8 43 72 .280 .334 .402 .736 201 10 0 6 5 4
1974 30 2.3 BAL AL MLB BAL 151 615 552 77 144 27 4 17 62 27 9 43 59 .261 .313 .417 .730 230 11 2 11 7 0
1975 31 3.5 BAL AL MLB BAL 140 487 440 51 96 13 4 5 31 17 11 25 82 .218 .257 .300 .557 132 7 0 17 5 0
1976 32 4.5 BAL AL MLB BAL 145 413 375 29 74 16 0 3 16 15 6 22 49 .197 .245 .264 .509 99 14 2 13 1 2
1977 33 5.5 NYY AL MLB NYY 83 183 164 20 43 4 3 4 25 3 2 9 16 .262 .303 .396 .700 65 7 2 5 3 1
1978 34 6.5 NYY AL MLB NYY 75 136 125 10 22 5 0 2 13 1 1 9 17 .176 .231 .264 .495 33 4 0 2 0 0
1979 35 6.7 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB CIN-NYY 77 160 145 7 22 4 1 2 15 0 0 11 28 .152 .209 .234 .443 34 4 0 2 2 3
1979 35 7.2 NYY AL MLB NYY 2 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0 0 0 0 0
1979 35 6.7 CIN NL MLB CIN 75 155 140 7 21 4 1 2 15 0 0 11 27 .150 .209 .236 .445 33 4 0 2 2 3
1980 36 8.0 NYY AL MLB NYY 12 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLB (17 seasons) MLB 1947 6673 6042 776 1513 282 55 134 620 171 93 449 877 .250 .302 .382 .684 2307 126 23 108 51 23
Minors (4 seasons) Minors 429 1799 1584 299 455 66 30 44 218 112 28 176 321 .287 .359 .450 .809 713 10 13 16
All Levels (19 Seasons) 2376 8472 7626 1075 1968 348 85 178 838 283 121 625 1198 .258 .314 .396 .710 3020 126 33 121 67 23
AAA (2 seasons) Minors 60 233 212 23 56 7 6 6 26 9 3 16 33 .264 .319 .439 .758 93 2 1 2
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
1962 18 Santa Barbara CALL C NYM OF 114 215 187 20 8 7 .963 1.82
1963 19 Stockton CALL A BAL 3B 10 27 3 22 2 0 .926 2.50
1963 19 Stockton CALL A BAL OF 113 239 218 13 8 1 .967 2.04
1963 19 Stockton CALL A BAL SS 17 62 24 33 5 9 .919 3.35
1964 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA BAL OF 128 300 282 12 6 1 .980 2.30
1964 20 Elmira EL AA BAL OF 105 262 247 10 5 1 .981 2.45
1964 20 Rochester IL AAA BAL OF 23 38 35 2 1 0 .974 1.61
1964 20 BAL AL MLB BAL CF 6
1964 20 BAL AL MLB BAL OF 6 9.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 0.33
1965 21 Rochester IL AAA BAL OF 37 86 81 2 3 0 .965 2.24
1965 21 BAL AL MLB BAL CF 116
1965 21 BAL AL MLB BAL OF 116 908.0 248 241 5 2 0 .992 2.44 2.12
1966 22 BAL AL MLB BAL CF 125
1966 22 BAL AL MLB BAL LF 2
1966 22 BAL AL MLB BAL OF 127 788.0 210 204 4 2 2 .990 2.38 1.64
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
1967 23 BAL AL MLB BAL CF 146
1967 23 BAL AL MLB BAL OF 146 1269.0 388 369 13 6 3 .985 2.71 2.62
1968 24 BAL AL MLB BAL 3B 1 8.0 3 1 1 1 1 .667 2.25 2.00
1968 24 BAL AL MLB BAL CF 132
1968 24 BAL AL MLB BAL OF 132 977.0 283 271 10 2 2 .993 2.59 2.13
1969 25 BAL AL MLB BAL CF 150
1969 25 BAL AL MLB BAL OF 150 1339.0 426 407 14 5 5 .988 2.83 2.81
1970 26 BAL AL MLB BAL 3B 1 5.0 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00 0.00
1970 26 BAL AL MLB BAL CF 128
1970 26 BAL AL MLB BAL OF 128 1086.0 382 368 10 4 3 .990 3.13 2.95
1971 27 BAL AL MLB BAL CF 138
1971 27 BAL AL MLB BAL OF 138 1115.0 338 331 4 3 1 .991 2.70 2.43
1972 28 BAL AL MLB BAL CF 139
1972 28 BAL AL MLB BAL OF 139 1084.0 350 337 10 3 1 .991 2.88 2.50
1973 29 BAL AL MLB BAL CF 144
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
1973 29 BAL AL MLB BAL OF 144 1154.0 387 369 14 4 4 .990 2.99 2.66
1974 30 BAL AL MLB BAL CF 151
1974 30 BAL AL MLB BAL OF 151 1285.0 461 447 7 7 2 .985 3.18 3.01
1975 31 BAL AL MLB BAL 1B 1 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1975 31 BAL AL MLB BAL CF 138
1975 31 BAL AL MLB BAL OF 138 1033.0 338 327 8 3 1 .991 2.92 2.43
1976 32 BAL AL MLB BAL CF 139
1976 32 BAL AL MLB BAL OF 139 957.0 340 327 6 7 1 .979 3.13 2.40
1977 33 NYY AL MLB NYY CF 42
1977 33 NYY AL MLB NYY LF 6
1977 33 NYY AL MLB NYY OF 79 434.0 130 125 1 4 0 .969 2.61 1.59
1977 33 NYY AL MLB NYY RF 33
1978 34 NYY AL MLB NYY 2B 5 7.0 6 2 3 1 0 .833 6.43 1.00
1978 34 NYY AL MLB NYY 3B 3 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1978 34 NYY AL MLB NYY CF 49
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
1978 34 NYY AL MLB NYY LF 1
1978 34 NYY AL MLB NYY OF 64 308.0 90 87 2 1 1 .989 2.60 1.39
1978 34 NYY AL MLB NYY RF 16
1978 34 NYY AL MLB NYY SS 4 5.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.80 0.25
1979 35 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB CIN-NYY CF 57
1979 35 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB CIN-NYY OF 69 378.0 127 123 3 1 0 .992 3.00 1.83
1979 35 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB CIN-NYY RF 3
1979 35 NYY AL MLB NYY CF 1
1979 35 NYY AL MLB NYY OF 2 13.0 6 6 0 0 0 1.000 4.15 3.00
1979 35 NYY AL MLB NYY RF 1
1979 35 CIN NL MLB CIN CF 56
1979 35 CIN NL MLB CIN LF 16
1979 35 CIN NL MLB CIN OF 67 365.0 121 117 3 1 0 .992 2.96 1.79
1979 35 CIN NL MLB CIN RF 2
1980 36 NYY AL MLB NYY CF 1
1980 36 NYY AL MLB NYY LF 6
1980 36 NYY AL MLB NYY OF 12 22.0 8 8 0 0 0 1.000 3.27 0.67
1980 36 NYY AL MLB NYY RF 6
MLB (3 seasons) MLB 3B 5 17.0 4 1 1 2 1 .500 1.06 0.40
MLB (17 seasons) MLB CF 1801
MLB (5 seasons) MLB LF 31
MLB (17 seasons) MLB OF 1878 14146.0 4508 4343 111 54 26 .988 2.83 2.37
MLB (4 seasons) MLB RF 58
Minors (4 seasons) Minors OF 392 840 768 47 25 9 .970 2.08
All Levels (4 Seasons) 3B 15 17.0 31 4 23 4 1 .871 1.06 1.80
All Levels (17 Seasons) CF 1801
All Levels (5 Seasons) LF 31
All Levels (19 Seasons) OF 2270 14146.0 5348 5111 158 79 35 .985 2.83 2.32
All Levels (4 Seasons) RF 58
All Levels (2 Seasons) SS 21 5.0 63 25 33 5 9 .921 1.80 2.76
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1962 18 Santa Barbara Rancheros California League C
1963 19 Stockton Ports California League A
1964 20 Rochester Red Wings International League AAA
1964 20 Elmira Pioneers Eastern League AA
1964 20 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 1 1964-09-09 1964-10-02
1965 21 Rochester Red Wings International League AAA
1965 21 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 1 1965-04-13 1965-10-03
1966 22 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 1 1966-04-12 1966-10-02
1967 23 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 1 1967-04-11 1967-10-01
1968 24 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 1 1968-04-10 1968-09-27
1969 25 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 1 1969-04-08 1969-10-01
1970 26 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 1 1970-04-07 1970-10-01
1971 27 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 1 1971-04-07 1971-09-29
1972 28 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 1 1972-04-16 1972-10-03
1973 29 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 1 1973-04-06 1973-09-28
1974 30 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 1 1974-04-05 1974-10-01
1975 31 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 1 1975-04-10 1975-09-28
1976 32 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 1 1976-04-09 1976-10-03
1977 33 New York Yankees American League MLB 1 1977-04-11 1977-10-01
1978 34 New York Yankees American League MLB 1 1978-04-12 1978-10-02
1979 35 New York Yankees American League MLB 1 1979-04-05 1979-04-10
1979 35 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB 2 1979-05-08 1979-09-30
1980 36 New York Yankees American League MLB 1 1980-06-01 1980-06-20

Sabr ID: f7f74810

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