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Cecil Cooper    \SEE-sil\

Cecil Celester Cooper

Positions: First Baseman and Outfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 165 lb.

Born: December 20, 1949 in Brenham, Texas, United States
High School: Brenham HS (Brenham, TX)
School: Prairie View A&M University (Prairie View, TX)

Drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 6th round of the 1968 MLB June Amateur Draft from Brenham HS (Brenham, TX).

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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
1968 18 -2.1 Jamestown NYPL A- BOS 26 92 84 16 38 6 0 0 6 4 0 6 9 .452 .489 .524 1.013 44 0 2 0
1969 19 -1.9 Greenville WCRS A BOS 62 224 212 27 63 12 2 1 18 9 2 6 27 .297 .320 .387 .706 82 1 5 0
1970 20 -1.0 Danville MIDW A 114 486 420 86 141 16 8 3 39 28 12 57 65 .336 .415 .433 .848 182 2 4 3
1971 21 -2.0 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A BOS 140 580 520 86 184 27 5 16 86 15 11 45 79 .354 .406 .517 .923 269 3 8 4
1971 21 -1.3 Winston-Salem CARL A BOS 42 181 153 31 58 6 3 6 26 5 4 21 28 .379 .449 .575 1.024 88 0 5 2
1971 21 -2.3 Pawtucket EL AA BOS 98 399 367 55 126 21 2 10 60 10 7 24 51 .343 .386 .493 .880 181 3 3 2
1971 21 -6.7 BOS AL MLB BOS 14 49 42 9 13 4 1 0 3 1 0 5 4 .310 .388 .452 .840 19 0 1 0 1 1
1972 22 -3.5 Louisville IL AAA BOS 134 571 515 86 162 31 9 10 78 4 4 45 91 .315 .369 .468 .837 241 2 4 5
1972 22 -5.8 BOS AL MLB BOS 12 19 17 0 4 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 5 .235 .316 .294 .610 5 0 0 0 0 1
1973 23 -1.9 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS 128 507 450 68 132 27 1 15 77 11 1 49 48 .293 .360 .458 .818 206 1 2 5
1973 23 -5.0 BOS AL MLB BOS 30 109 101 12 24 2 0 3 11 1 2 7 12 .238 .284 .347 .631 35 1 0 0 1 1
1974 24 -3.7 BOS AL MLB BOS 121 454 414 55 114 24 1 8 43 2 5 32 74 .275 .327 .396 .724 164 3 1 5 2 3
1975 25 -2.5 BOS AL MLB BOS 106 333 305 49 95 17 6 14 44 1 4 19 33 .311 .355 .544 .899 166 3 3 3 3 6
1976 26 -1.5 BOS AL MLB BOS 123 483 451 66 127 22 6 15 78 7 1 16 62 .282 .304 .457 .761 206 3 1 9 6 6
1977 27 -0.5 MIL AL MLB MIL 160 679 643 86 193 31 7 20 78 13 8 28 110 .300 .326 .463 .789 298 13 0 1 7 4
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
1978 28 0.5 MIL AL MLB MIL 107 448 407 60 127 23 2 13 54 3 4 32 72 .312 .359 .474 .833 193 5 0 5 4 3
1979 29 1.2 MIL AL MLB MIL 150 660 590 83 182 44 1 24 106 15 3 56 77 .308 .364 .508 .872 300 14 0 6 8 10
1980 30 2.0 MIL AL MLB MIL 153 678 622 96 219 33 4 25 122 17 6 39 42 .352 .387 .539 .926 335 16 2 7 8 15
1981 31 2.3 MIL AL MLB MIL 106 453 416 70 133 35 1 12 60 5 4 28 30 .320 .363 .495 .858 206 16 3 1 5 2
1982 32 3.2 MIL AL MLB MIL 155 696 654 104 205 38 3 32 121 2 3 32 53 .313 .342 .528 .870 345 4 0 4 6 7
1983 33 4.2 MIL AL MLB MIL 160 710 661 106 203 37 3 30 126 2 1 37 63 .307 .341 .508 .849 336 17 1 3 8 7
1984 34 5.3 MIL AL MLB MIL 148 635 603 63 166 28 3 11 67 8 2 27 59 .275 .307 .386 .693 233 12 2 0 3 6
1985 35 6.1 MIL AL MLB MIL 154 674 631 82 185 39 8 16 99 10 3 30 77 .293 .322 .456 .779 288 24 2 1 10 3
1986 36 7.2 MIL AL MLB MIL 134 589 542 46 140 24 1 12 75 1 2 41 87 .258 .310 .373 .682 202 15 1 1 4 2
1987 37 8.6 MIL AL MLB MIL 63 270 250 25 62 13 0 6 36 1 1 17 51 .248 .293 .372 .665 93 4 0 0 3 2
MLB (17 seasons) MLB 1896 7939 7349 1012 2192 415 47 241 1125 89 49 448 911 .298 .337 .466 .803 3424 150 17 46 79 79
Minors (6 seasons) Minors 604 2460 2201 369 720 119 25 45 304 71 30 208 319 .327 .385 .465 .850 1024 9 25 17
All Levels (20 Seasons) 2500 10399 9550 1381 2912 534 72 286 1429 160 79 656 1230 .305 .348 .466 .814 4448 150 26 71 96 79
A (3 seasons) Minors 218 891 785 144 262 34 13 10 83 42 18 84 120 .334 .398 .448 .846 352 3 14 5
AAA (2 seasons) Minors 262 1078 965 154 294 58 10 25 155 15 5 94 139 .305 .365 .463 .828 447 3 6 10
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 18 Jamestown NYPL A- BOS 1B 19 131 130 0 1 8 .992 6.84
1969 19 Greenville WCRS A BOS 1B 54 468 429 32 7 37 .985 8.54
1969 19 Greenville WCRS A BOS OF 6 6 5 0 1 0 .833 0.83
1970 20 Danville MIDW A 1B 72 520 483 31 6 35 .988 7.14
1970 20 Danville MIDW A OF 47 60 52 2 6 0 .900 1.15
1971 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-A BOS 1B 129 1144 1076 53 15 77 .987 8.75
1971 21 Winston-Salem CARL A BOS 1B 42 385 359 21 5 33 .987 9.05
1971 21 Pawtucket EL AA BOS 1B 87 759 717 32 10 44 .987 8.61
1971 21 Pawtucket EL AA BOS OF 12 28 23 3 2 2 .929 2.17
1971 21 BOS AL MLB BOS 1B 11 97.0 86 82 3 1 6 .988 7.89 7.73
1972 22 Louisville IL AAA BOS 1B 132 1197 1102 78 17 103 .986 8.94
1972 22 BOS AL MLB BOS 1B 3 21.0 19 19 0 0 2 1.000 8.14 6.33
1973 23 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS 1B 127 1178 1082 84 12 97 .990 9.18
1973 23 BOS AL MLB BOS 1B 29 255.0 248 227 17 4 25 .984 8.61 8.41
1974 24 BOS AL MLB BOS 1B 74 600.0 689 637 40 12 66 .983 10.15 9.15
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 25 BOS AL MLB BOS 1B 35 204.0 218 197 20 1 20 .995 9.57 6.20
1976 26 BOS AL MLB BOS 1B 66 558.0 646 600 42 4 49 .994 10.35 9.73
1977 27 MIL AL MLB MIL 1B 148 1296.0 1516 1386 118 12 134 .992 10.44 10.16
1978 28 MIL AL MLB MIL 1B 84 729.0 919 842 66 11 71 .988 11.21 10.81
1979 29 MIL AL MLB MIL 1B 135 1187.0 1411 1323 78 10 119 .993 10.62 10.38
1980 30 MIL AL MLB MIL 1B 142 1248.0 1447 1336 106 5 160 .997 10.40 10.15
1981 31 MIL AL MLB MIL 1B 101 874.0 1068 987 72 9 111 .992 10.91 10.49
1982 32 MIL AL MLB MIL 1B 154 1369.0 1531 1428 98 5 156 .997 10.03 9.91
1983 33 MIL AL MLB MIL 1B 158 1410.0 1550 1452 87 11 144 .993 9.82 9.74
1984 34 MIL AL MLB MIL 1B 122 1058.0 1169 1061 98 10 106 .991 9.86 9.50
1985 35 MIL AL MLB MIL 1B 123 1087.0 1198 1087 94 17 101 .986 9.78 9.60
1986 36 MIL AL MLB MIL 1B 90 801.0 767 697 61 9 78 .988 8.52 8.42
MLB (16 seasons) MLB 1B 1475 12794.0 14482 13361 1000 121 1348 .992 10.10 9.74
Minors (6 seasons) Minors 1B 533 4638 4302 278 58 357 .987 8.59
Minors (3 seasons) Minors OF 65 94 80 5 9 2 .904 1.31
All Levels (19 Seasons) 1B 2008 12794.0 19120 17663 1278 179 1705 .991 10.10 9.43
All Levels (3 Seasons) OF 65 94 80 5 9 2 .904 1.31
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
2003 53 Indianapolis IL AAA MIL 1 of 1 142 64 78 .451
2004 54 Indianapolis IL AAA MIL 1 of 1 144 66 78 .458
2007 57 Houston NL MLB HOU 1 of 2 162 73 89 .451
2008 58 Houston NL MLB HOU 1 of 1 161 86 75 .534
2009 59 Houston NL MLB HOU 1 of 2 162 74 88 .457
5 Seasons 771 363 408 .471
MLB (3 seasons) 485 233 252 .480
AAA (2 seasons) 286 130 156 .455

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1968 18 Jamestown Falcons New York-Pennsylvania League A-
1969 19 Greenville Red Sox Western Carolinas League A
1970 20 Danville Warriors Midwest League A
1971 21 Pawtucket Red Sox Eastern League AA
1971 21 Winston-Salem Red Sox Carolina League A
1971 21 Boston Red Sox American League MLB 1 1971-09-08 1971-09-28
1972 22 Louisville Colonels International League AAA
1972 22 Boston Red Sox American League MLB 1 1972-09-04 1972-10-04
1973 23 Pawtucket Red Sox International League AAA
1973 23 Boston Red Sox American League MLB 1 1973-08-24 1973-09-30
1974 24 Boston Red Sox American League MLB 1 1974-04-05 1974-10-02
1975 25 Boston Red Sox American League MLB 1 1975-04-09 1975-09-26
1976 26 Boston Red Sox American League MLB 1 1976-04-09 1976-10-03
1977 27 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1977-04-07 1977-10-02
1978 28 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1978-04-07 1978-10-01
1979 29 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1979-04-05 1979-09-28
1980 30 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1980-04-10 1980-10-05
1981 31 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1981-04-11 1981-10-04
1982 32 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1982-04-09 1982-10-03
1983 33 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1983-04-05 1983-10-02
1984 34 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1984-04-03 1984-09-29
1985 35 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1985-04-09 1985-10-05
1986 36 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1986-04-18 1986-10-05
1987 37 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1987-04-13 1987-07-12

Sabr ID: 705fecb9

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