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Joe Ferguson

Joseph Vance Ferguson

Positions: Catcher and Outfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 200 lb.

Born: September 19, 1946 in San Francisco, California, United States
School: University of the Pacific (Stockton, CA)

Drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 8th round of the 1968 MLB June Amateur Draft from University of the Pacific (Stockton, CA).

Major League Stats

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 Dodgers AZIL WRk LAD
1968 21 0.8 Tri-City NORW A- LAD 70 284 226 44 65 9 4 12 52 5 5 54 77 .288 .424 .522 .946 118 1 1 2
1969 22 1.4 Dodgers AZIL WRk LAD 31 116 103 13 24 9 1 0 14 1 0 9 20 .233 .293 .340 .633 35 1 0 3
1969 22 0.5 Daytona Beach FLOR A LAD 123 484 391 66 112 21 4 9 58 14 5 82 70 .286 .410 .430 .839 168 3 3 5
1970 23 -0.2 Albuquerque TL AA LAD 109 432 364 72 111 20 4 16 65 14 2 66 73 .305 .411 .514 .924 187 1 1 2
1970 23 -4.6 LAD NL MLB LAD 5 7 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 .250 .429 .250 .679 1 0 0 0 1 0
1971 24 -1.7 Spokane PCL AAA LAD 60 238 213 27 54 10 1 10 43 1 2 22 46 .254 .324 .451 .774 96 1 0 2
1971 24 -3.5 LAD NL MLB LAD 36 115 102 13 22 3 0 2 7 1 0 12 15 .216 .304 .304 .608 31 3 1 0 0 1
1972 25 -0.6 Albuquerque PCL AAA LAD 123 461 380 68 99 21 4 10 67 5 1 69 69 .261 .372 .416 .788 158 1 7 4
1972 25 -2.2 LAD NL MLB LAD 8 27 24 2 7 3 0 1 5 0 0 2 4 .292 .346 .542 .888 13 2 0 1 0 0
1973 26 -1.3 LAD NL MLB LAD 136 585 487 84 128 26 0 25 88 1 1 87 81 .263 .369 .470 .839 229 5 1 0 10 9
1974 27 -0.1 LAD NL MLB LAD 111 430 349 54 88 14 1 16 57 2 2 75 73 .252 .380 .436 .815 152 11 0 1 5 10
1975 28 0.8 LAD NL MLB LAD 66 241 202 15 42 2 1 5 23 2 1 35 47 .208 .325 .302 .627 61 4 1 1 2 5
1976 29 1.4 2 Teams NL MLB STL-LAD 125 439 374 46 79 15 4 10 39 6 2 57 81 .211 .317 .353 .670 132 9 2 4 2 4
1976 29 1.4 LAD NL MLB LAD 54 213 185 24 41 7 0 6 18 2 0 25 41 .222 .318 .357 .674 66 3 1 2 0 1
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
1976 29 1.4 STL NL MLB STL 71 226 189 22 38 8 4 4 21 4 2 32 40 .201 .317 .349 .666 66 6 1 2 2 3
1977 30 2.6 HOU NL MLB HOU 132 511 421 59 108 21 3 16 61 6 2 85 79 .257 .379 .435 .814 183 11 0 2 3 7
1978 31 3.2 2 Teams NL MLB LAD-HOU 118 426 348 40 78 16 0 14 50 1 2 71 71 .224 .356 .391 .747 136 15 2 2 3 11
1978 31 3.2 HOU NL MLB HOU 51 191 150 20 31 5 0 7 22 0 0 37 30 .207 .363 .380 .743 57 6 1 1 2 6
1978 31 3.2 LAD NL MLB LAD 67 235 198 20 47 11 0 7 28 1 2 34 41 .237 .350 .399 .749 79 9 1 1 1 5
1979 32 3.7 LAD NL MLB LAD 122 442 363 54 95 14 0 20 69 1 0 70 68 .262 .380 .466 .845 169 10 2 2 5 6
1980 33 4.5 LAD NL MLB LAD 77 214 172 20 41 3 2 9 29 2 2 38 46 .238 .371 .436 .807 75 8 0 1 3 11
1981 34 5.4 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB CAL-LAD 29 57 44 7 9 2 0 1 6 0 0 11 13 .205 .357 .318 .675 14 1 0 1 1 0
1981 34 5.6 LAD NL MLB LAD 17 16 14 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 5 .143 .250 .214 .464 3 0 0 0 0 0
1981 34 5.3 CAL AL MLB CAL 12 41 30 5 7 1 0 1 5 0 0 9 8 .233 .400 .367 .767 11 1 0 1 1 0
1982 35 6.2 CAL AL MLB CAL 36 97 84 10 19 2 0 3 8 0 0 12 19 .226 .323 .357 .680 30 4 0 1 0 0
1983 36 7.2 CAL AL MLB CAL 12 33 27 3 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 5 8 .074 .219 .074 .293 2 3 0 1 0 0
MLB (14 seasons) MLB 1013 3624 3001 407 719 121 11 122 445 22 12 562 607 .240 .358 .409 .767 1228 86 9 17 35 64
Minors (5 seasons) Minors 485 1899 1574 277 441 81 17 57 285 39 15 293 335 .280 .392 .462 .854 727 6 12 14 2
Other (2 seasons) Other 31 116 103 13 24 9 1 0 14 1 0 9 20 35 1 0 3
All Levels (16 Seasons) 1529 5639 4678 697 1184 211 29 179 744 62 27 864 962 1990 86 16 29 52 66
AAA (2 seasons) Minors 183 699 593 95 153 31 5 20 110 6 3 91 115 .258 .355 .428 .784 254 2 7 6
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 Tri-City NORW A- LAD OF 68 109 101 6 2 2 .982 1.57
1969 22 Dodgers AZIL WRk LAD C 20 166 147 14 5 1 .970 8.05 7
1969 22 Dodgers AZIL WRk LAD OF 7 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.14
1969 22 Daytona Beach FLOR A LAD 1B 2 18 15 2 1 0 .944 8.50
1969 22 Daytona Beach FLOR A LAD C 117 818 706 87 25 4 .969 6.78 44
1969 22 Daytona Beach FLOR A LAD OF 7 8 7 1 0 0 1.000 1.14
1970 23 Albuquerque TL AA LAD 3B 3 7 2 5 0 1 1.000 2.33
1970 23 Albuquerque TL AA LAD C 100 685 599 78 8 4 .988 6.77 12
1970 23 Albuquerque TL AA LAD OF 9 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 0.56
1970 23 LAD NL MLB LAD C 3 11.0 9 9 0 0 0 1.000 7.36 3.00 0 1 0 0%
1971 24 Spokane PCL AAA LAD C 59 382 344 31 7 3 .982 6.36 10
1971 24 Spokane PCL AAA LAD OF 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
1971 24 LAD NL MLB LAD C 35 264.0 179 167 9 3 0 .983 6.00 5.03 3 12 6 33%
1972 25 Albuquerque PCL AAA LAD C 75 497 455 34 8 6 .984 6.52 8
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
1972 25 Albuquerque PCL AAA LAD OF 55 69 61 6 2 1 .971 1.22
1972 25 LAD NL MLB LAD C 7 50.0 38 37 1 0 1 1.000 6.84 5.43 1 2 3 60%
1972 25 LAD NL MLB LAD OF 2 16.0 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 2.81 2.50
1972 25 LAD NL MLB LAD RF 2
1973 26 LAD NL MLB LAD C 122 1074.0 817 757 57 3 17 .996 6.82 6.67 18 51 28 35%
1973 26 LAD NL MLB LAD CF 1
1973 26 LAD NL MLB LAD LF 5
1973 26 LAD NL MLB LAD OF 20 146.0 31 29 0 2 0 .935 1.79 1.45
1973 26 LAD NL MLB LAD RF 14
1974 27 LAD NL MLB LAD C 82 651.0 482 436 40 6 2 .988 6.58 5.80 9 36 23 39%
1974 27 LAD NL MLB LAD OF 32 237.0 51 50 0 1 0 .980 1.90 1.56
1974 27 LAD NL MLB LAD RF 32
1975 28 LAD NL MLB LAD C 35 266.0 175 158 16 1 1 .994 5.89 4.97 5 13 9 41%
1975 28 LAD NL MLB LAD LF 2
1975 28 LAD NL MLB LAD OF 34 251.0 62 57 4 1 3 .984 2.19 1.79
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 LAD NL MLB LAD RF 32
1976 29 2 Teams NL MLB STL-LAD C 65 520.0 363 312 42 9 8 .975 6.13 5.45 9 34 25 42%
1976 29 2 Teams NL MLB LAD-STL OF 53 397.0 104 97 2 5 0 .952 2.24 1.87
1976 29 LAD NL MLB LAD C 17 128.0 87 74 10 3 2 .966 5.91 4.94 2 16 5 24%
1976 29 LAD NL MLB LAD OF 39 322.0 87 82 2 3 0 .966 2.35 2.15
1976 29 STL NL MLB STL C 48 392.0 276 238 32 6 6 .978 6.20 5.63 7 18 20 53%
1976 29 STL NL MLB STL OF 14 75.0 17 15 0 2 0 .882 1.80 1.07
1977 30 HOU NL MLB HOU 1B 1 9.0 10 10 0 0 0 1.000 10.00 10.00
1977 30 HOU NL MLB HOU C 122 1042.0 725 634 80 11 10 .985 6.17 5.85 16 94 61 39%
1978 31 2 Teams NL MLB LAD-HOU C 113 897.0 631 572 52 7 2 .989 6.26 5.52 9 69 31 31%
1978 31 HOU NL MLB HOU C 51 414.0 319 288 29 2 0 .994 6.89 6.22 5 36 18 33%
1978 31 LAD NL MLB LAD C 62 483.0 312 284 23 5 2 .984 5.72 4.95 4 33 13 28%
1978 31 LAD NL MLB LAD OF 3 14.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.64 0.33
1979 32 LAD NL MLB LAD C 67 532.0 368 326 35 7 6 .981 6.11 5.39 8 51 18 26%
1979 32 LAD NL MLB LAD LF 5
1979 32 LAD NL MLB LAD OF 52 396.0 92 88 2 2 2 .978 2.05 1.73
1979 32 LAD NL MLB LAD RF 47
1980 33 LAD NL MLB LAD C 66 452.0 326 297 23 6 4 .982 6.37 4.85 3 58 12 17%
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
1980 33 LAD NL MLB LAD OF 1 1.0 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00 0.00
1980 33 LAD NL MLB LAD RF 1
1981 34 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB CAL-LAD OF 5 30.0 6 6 0 0 0 1.000 1.80 1.20
1981 34 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB CAL-LAD RF 2
1981 34 LAD NL MLB LAD OF 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1981 34 LAD NL MLB LAD RF 1
1981 34 CAL AL MLB CAL C 8 71.0 41 35 5 1 1 .976 5.07 5.00 1 5 5 50%
1981 34 CAL AL MLB CAL LF 3
1981 34 CAL AL MLB CAL OF 4 29.0 6 6 0 0 0 1.000 1.86 1.50
1981 34 CAL AL MLB CAL RF 1
1982 35 CAL AL MLB CAL C 32 214.0 152 138 13 1 2 .993 6.35 4.72 2 20 13 39%
1982 35 CAL AL MLB CAL OF 2 10.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.90 0.50
1982 35 CAL AL MLB CAL RF 2
1983 36 CAL AL MLB CAL C 9 54.0 31 27 3 1 0 .968 5.00 3.33 0 6 2 25%
1983 36 CAL AL MLB CAL LF 1
1983 36 CAL AL MLB CAL OF 3 23.0 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 1.57 1.33
1983 36 CAL AL MLB CAL RF 2
MLB (14 seasons) MLB C 766 6098.0 4337 3905 376 56 54 .987 6.32 5.59 84 452 236 34%
MLB (5 seasons) MLB LF 16
MLB (11 seasons) MLB OF 207 1521.0 358 338 8 12 5 .966 2.05 1.67
MLB (9 seasons) MLB RF 134
Minors (4 seasons) Minors C 351 2382 2104 230 48 17 .980 6.65 74
Minors (5 seasons) Minors OF 140 192 175 13 4 3 .979 1.34
All Levels (2 Seasons) 1B 3 9.0 28 25 2 1 0 .964 10.00 9.00
All Levels (15 Seasons) C 1137 6098.0 6885 6156 620 109 72 .984 6.32 5.96 165 452 236 34%
All Levels (5 Seasons) LF 16
All Levels (15 Seasons) OF 354 1521.0 551 513 22 16 8 .971 2.05 1.51
All Levels (9 Seasons) RF 134
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1996 49 High Desert CALL A+ BAL 1 of 1 140 76 64 .543
1997 50 Bowie EL AA BAL 1 of 1 142 75 67 .528
1998 51 Bowie EL AA BAL 1 of 1 142 71 71 .500
1999 52 Bowie EL AA BAL 1 of 1 141 70 71 .496
2000 53 Delmarva SALL A BAL 1 of 1 136 74 62 .544
2001 54 Delmarva SALL A BAL 1 of 1 140 61 79 .436
2002 55 Delmarva SALL A BAL 1 of 1 140 76 64 .543
2003 56 Quebec NEAS Ind 1 of 1 90 49 40 .551
2007 60 Camden ATLL Ind 1 of 1 126 67 59 .532
2008 61 Camden ATLL Ind 1 of 1 140 67 73 .479
2009 62 Camden ATLL Ind 1 of 2 140 62 78 .443
11 Seasons 1477 748 728 .507
Ind (4 seasons) 496 245 250 .495
A (3 seasons) 416 211 205 .507
AA (3 seasons) 425 216 209 .508
A+ (1 season) 140 76 64 .543

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 21 Tri-City Atoms Northwest League A-
1968 21 AIL Dodgers Arizona Instructional League WRk
1969 22 Daytona Beach Dodgers Florida State League A
1969 22 AIL Dodgers Arizona Instructional League WRk
1970 23 Albuquerque Dodgers Texas League AA
1970 23 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1970-09-12 1970-10-01
1971 24 Spokane Indians Pacific Coast League AAA
1971 24 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1971-06-16 1971-09-21
1972 25 Albuquerque Dukes Pacific Coast League AAA
1972 25 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1972-09-25 1972-10-04
1973 26 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1973-04-06 1973-09-26
1974 27 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1974-04-05 1974-09-30
1975 28 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1975-04-07 1975-07-01
1976 29 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1976-04-09 1976-06-15
1976 29 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 2 1976-06-16 1976-10-02
1977 30 Houston Astros National League MLB 1 1977-04-08 1977-09-30
1978 31 Houston Astros National League MLB 1 1978-04-06 1978-06-28
1978 31 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 2 1978-07-02 1978-09-29
1979 32 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1979-04-06 1979-09-30
1980 33 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1980-04-10 1980-10-06
1981 34 Los Angeles Dodgers National League MLB 1 1981-04-19 1981-06-09
1981 34 California Angels American League MLB 2 1981-09-09 1981-10-04
1982 35 California Angels American League MLB 1 1982-04-08 1982-10-03
1983 36 California Angels American League MLB 1 1983-04-11 1983-06-17

Sabr ID: 188e4169

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