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Don Cooper

Donald James Cooper (Coop)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: January 15, 1956 in New York, New York, United States
Schools: New York City College of Technology (Brooklyn, NY), New York Institute of Technology (Old Westbury, NY)

Drafted by the New York Yankees in the 17th round of the 1978 MLB June Amateur Draft from New York City College of Technology (Brooklyn, NY).

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
1978 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-A- NYY 3 5 .375 2.62 4.25 15 11 3 1 1 72.0 59 34 21 1 30 1 34 2 1 2 1.236 7.4 0.1 3.8
1978 22 1.6 Oneonta NYPL A- NYY 1 2 .333 3.60 5.40 5 3 0 0 0 20.0 18 12 8 0 10 1 1 0 0 1.400 8.1 0.0 4.5
1978 22 0.8 Fort Lauderdale FLOR A NYY 2 3 .400 2.25 3.81 10 8 3 1 1 52.0 41 22 13 1 20 0 34 1 1 2 1.173 7.1 0.2 3.5 5.9 1.70
1979 23 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA NYY 6 4 .600 4.62 5.25 36 0 0 0 8 72.0 68 42 37 7 41 9 58 1 0 11 1.514 8.5 0.9 5.1 7.2 1.41
1979 23 0.1 West Haven EL AA NYY 6 4 .600 4.33 5.17 28 0 0 0 6 54.0 49 31 26 6 30 9 44 0 0 8 1.463 8.2 1.0 5.0 7.3 1.47
1979 23 -2.0 Columbus IL AAA NYY 0 0 5.50 5.50 8 0 0 0 2 18.0 19 11 11 1 11 0 14 1 0 3 1.667 9.5 0.5 5.5 7.0 1.27
1980 24 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA NYY 12 7 .632 1.93 2.66 44 4 0 0 8 98.0 73 29 21 7 45 5 91 2 0 5 1.204 6.7 0.6 4.1 8.4 2.02
1980 24 0.9 Nashville SOUL AA NYY 9 5 .643 1.80 2.70 32 0 0 0 8 60.0 43 18 12 4 29 4 62 0 0 3 1.200 6.4 0.6 4.4 9.3 2.14
1980 24 -1.1 Columbus IL AAA NYY 3 2 .600 2.13 2.61 12 4 0 0 0 38.0 30 11 9 3 16 1 29 2 0 2 1.211 7.1 0.7 3.8 6.9 1.81
1981 25 -2.9 MIN AL MLB MIN 1 5 .167 4.30 5.06 27 2 11 0 0 0 58.2 61 33 28 9 32 4 33 1 2 1 262 1.585 9.4 1.4 4.9 5.1 1.03
1982 26 0.5 Toledo IL AAA MIN 12 10 .545 4.64 5.35 28 28 0 4 1 0 176.2 196 105 91 19 69 2 125 3 0 9 1.500 10.0 1.0 3.5 6.4 1.81
1982 26 -2.2 MIN AL MLB MIN 0 1 .000 9.53 9.53 6 1 2 0 0 0 11.1 14 12 12 0 11 2 5 0 0 1 57 2.206 11.1 0.0 8.7 4.0 0.45
1983 27 1.5 Syracuse IL AAA TOR 10 5 .667 3.21 3.41 46 1 41 0 0 22 87.0 69 33 31 7 33 2 73 3 1 2 1.172 7.1 0.7 3.4 7.6 2.21
1983 27 -1.5 TOR AL MLB TOR 0 0 6.75 6.75 4 0 1 0 0 0 5.1 8 4 4 3 0 0 5 0 0 0 23 1.500 13.5 5.1 0.0 8.4
1984 28 2.6 Columbus IL AAA NYY 8 6 .571 3.17 4.30 41 3 25 0 0 9 88.0 81 42 31 8 31 3 62 1 2 2 1.273 8.3 0.8 3.2 6.3 2.00
1985 29 3.1 Columbus IL AAA NYY 7 3 .700 2.37 3.03 33 4 25 0 0 10 68.1 61 23 18 7 21 1 59 0 1 1 1.200 8.0 0.9 2.8 7.8 2.81
1985 29 0.6 NYY AL MLB NYY 0 0 5.40 5.40 7 0 2 0 0 0 10.0 12 6 6 2 3 0 4 0 0 1 44 1.500 10.8 1.8 2.7 3.6 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
1986 30 3.8 Syracuse IL AAA TOR 5 5 .500 3.80 3.93 32 6 14 0 0 4 68.2 64 30 29 11 28 1 42 0 1 4 1.340 8.4 1.4 3.7 5.5 1.50
1987 31 4.6 Rochester IL AAA BAL 2 2 .500 3.82 3.82 14 3 3 0 0 2 37.2 39 16 16 2 14 2 22 0 1 3 1.407 9.3 0.5 3.3 5.3 1.57
MLB (4 seasons) MLB 1 6 .143 5.27 5.80 44 3 16 0 0 0 85.1 95 55 50 14 46 6 47 1 2 3 386 1.652 10.0 1.5 4.9 5.0 1.02
Minors (9 seasons) Minors 65 47 .580 3.46 4.15 289 60 108 7 2 64 768.1 710 354 295 69 312 26 566 12 7 39 1.330 8.3 0.8 3.7
All Levels (10 Seasons) 66 53 .555 3.64 4.31 333 63 124 7 2 64 853.2 805 409 345 83 358 32 613 13 9 42 386 1.362 8.5 0.9 3.8
AA (2 seasons) Minors 15 9 .625 3.00 3.87 60 0 0 0 14 114.0 92 49 38 10 59 13 106 0 0 11 1.325 7.3 0.8 4.7 8.4 1.80
AAA (8 seasons) Minors 47 33 .588 3.65 4.19 214 49 108 4 1 49 582.1 559 271 236 58 223 12 426 10 6 26 1.343 8.6 0.9 3.4 6.6 1.91
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
1978 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-A- NYY 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1978 22 1.9 Oneonta NYPL A- NYY 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1978 22 0.5 Fort Lauderdale FLOR A NYY 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1979 23 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA NYY 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1979 23 0.4 West Haven EL AA NYY 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1979 23 -1.9 Columbus IL AAA NYY 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1980 24 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA NYY 44 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1980 24 1.0 Nashville SOUL AA NYY 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1980 24 -0.8 Columbus IL AAA NYY 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981 25 -3.7 MIN AL MLB MIN 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1982 26 0.9 Toledo IL AAA MIN 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1982 26 -2.8 MIN AL MLB MIN 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 27 2.1 Syracuse IL AAA TOR 46 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 27 -1.8 TOR AL MLB TOR 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 28 2.7 Columbus IL AAA NYY 41 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1985 29 3.3 Columbus IL AAA NYY 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1985 29 0.1 NYY AL MLB NYY 7 0 0 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
1986 30 4.3 Syracuse IL AAA TOR 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1987 31 5.5 Rochester IL AAA BAL 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLB (4 seasons) MLB 44 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Minors (9 seasons) Minors 289 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
All Levels (10 Seasons) 333 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AA (2 seasons) Minors 60 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AAA (8 seasons) Minors 214 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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
1978 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-A- NYY P 15 25 5 16 4 3 .840 1.40
1978 22 Oneonta NYPL A- NYY P 5 8 2 4 2 1 .750 1.20
1978 22 Fort Lauderdale FLOR A NYY P 10 17 3 12 2 2 .882 1.50
1979 23 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA NYY P 36 14 4 9 1 1 .929 0.36
1979 23 West Haven EL AA NYY P 28 12 4 7 1 1 .917 0.39
1979 23 Columbus IL AAA NYY P 8 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.25
1980 24 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA NYY P 44 24 5 18 1 4 .958 0.52
1980 24 Nashville SOUL AA NYY P 32 13 4 9 0 2 1.000 0.41
1980 24 Columbus IL AAA NYY P 12 11 1 9 1 2 .909 0.83
1981 25 MIN AL MLB MIN P 27 59.0 7 1 6 0 0 1.000 1.07 0.26
1982 26 Toledo IL AAA MIN P 28 49 17 29 3 2 .939 1.64
1982 26 MIN AL MLB MIN P 6 11.0 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 1.64 0.33
1983 27 Syracuse IL AAA TOR P 46 17 8 8 1 0 .941 0.35
1983 27 TOR AL MLB TOR P 4 5.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1984 28 Columbus IL AAA NYY P 41 28 6 21 1 2 .964 0.66
1985 29 Columbus IL AAA NYY P 33 14 3 9 2 0 .857 0.36
1985 29 NYY AL MLB NYY P 7 10.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
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
1986 30 Syracuse IL AAA TOR P 32 11 4 7 0 0 1.000 0.34
1987 31 Rochester IL AAA BAL P 14 9 2 7 0 1 1.000 0.64
MLB (4 seasons) MLB P 44 85.0 9 2 7 0 0 1.000 0.95 0.20
Minors (9 seasons) Minors P 289 191 54 124 13 13 .932 0.62
All Levels (10 Seasons) P 333 85.0 200 56 131 13 13 .935 0.95 0.56
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
2011 55 Chicago AL MLB CHW 1 of 2 162 79 83 .488
1 Season 162 79 83 .488

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.

Sabr ID: ecd1956b

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