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Tito Francona

John Patsy Francona

Position: Outfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: November 4, 1933 in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, United States
High School: New Brighton HS (New Brighton, PA)

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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
1952 18 -5.8 York ISLG B SLB 80 247 56 8 3 0 .227 .283 70
1953 19 -4.4 Aberdeen NORL C SLB 123 474 154 35 10 6 .325 .479 227
1956 22 -6.4 BAL AL MLB BAL 139 500 445 62 115 16 4 9 57 11 5 51 60 .258 .334 .373 .707 166 6 1 0 3 4
1957 23 -6.2 Vancouver PCL Opn BAL 13 56 47 7 14 1 1 1 9 0 8 7 .298 .400 .426 .826 20 0 0 1 0
1957 23 -5.7 BAL AL MLB BAL 97 316 279 35 65 8 3 7 38 7 3 29 48 .233 .307 .358 .665 100 7 3 0 5 4
1958 24 -4.5 2 Teams AL MLB CHW-DET 86 226 197 21 50 8 2 1 20 2 3 29 40 .254 .350 .330 .680 65 6 0 0 0 4
1958 24 -4.5 CHW AL MLB CHW 41 142 128 10 33 3 2 1 10 2 3 14 24 .258 .331 .336 .667 43 4 0 0 0 1
1958 24 -4.5 DET AL MLB DET 45 84 69 11 17 5 0 0 10 0 0 15 16 .246 .381 .319 .700 22 2 0 0 0 3
1959 25 -3.8 CLE AL MLB CLE 122 443 399 68 145 17 2 20 79 2 0 35 42 .363 .414 .566 .980 226 11 3 1 5 3
1960 26 -2.5 CLE AL MLB CLE 147 624 544 84 159 36 2 17 79 4 1 67 67 .292 .372 .460 .832 250 11 5 3 5 7
1961 27 -1.2 CLE AL MLB CLE 155 667 592 87 178 30 8 16 85 2 1 56 52 .301 .363 .459 .823 272 11 4 12 3 3
1962 28 0.2 CLE AL MLB CLE 158 690 621 82 169 28 5 14 70 3 2 47 74 .272 .327 .401 .728 249 8 7 8 7 3
1963 29 1.3 CLE AL MLB CLE 142 553 500 57 114 29 0 10 41 9 1 47 77 .228 .296 .346 .642 173 10 2 2 2 7
1964 30 2.5 CLE AL MLB CLE 111 320 270 35 67 13 2 8 24 1 3 44 46 .248 .361 .400 .761 108 3 4 1 1 9
1965 31 3.6 STL NL MLB STL 81 193 174 15 45 6 2 5 19 0 0 17 30 .259 .323 .402 .725 70 4 0 1 1 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
1966 32 4.7 STL NL MLB STL 83 164 156 14 33 4 1 4 17 0 0 7 27 .212 .250 .327 .577 51 1 1 0 0 1
1967 33 5.5 2 Teams NL MLB ATL-PHI 109 362 327 35 78 6 1 6 28 1 1 27 44 .239 .297 .318 .615 104 8 1 5 2 3
1967 33 5.5 PHI NL MLB PHI 27 82 73 7 15 1 0 0 3 0 1 7 10 .205 .272 .219 .491 16 2 0 1 1 1
1967 33 5.5 ATL NL MLB ATL 82 280 254 28 63 5 1 6 25 1 0 20 34 .248 .304 .346 .651 88 6 1 4 1 2
1968 34 6.1 ATL NL MLB ATL 122 400 346 32 99 13 1 2 47 3 0 51 45 .286 .376 .347 .723 120 12 0 1 2 5
1969 35 7.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB ATL-OAK 83 204 173 17 55 7 1 5 42 0 1 25 21 .318 .394 .457 .851 79 1 0 1 5 4
1969 35 7.5 ATL NL MLB ATL 51 105 88 5 26 1 0 2 22 0 1 13 10 .295 .371 .375 .746 33 1 0 0 4 2
1969 35 7.7 OAK AL MLB OAK 32 99 85 12 29 6 1 3 20 0 0 12 11 .341 .418 .541 .960 46 0 0 1 1 2
1970 36 8.4 2 Teams AL MLB MIL-OAK 84 114 98 6 23 3 0 1 10 1 0 12 21 .235 .324 .296 .620 29 4 1 3 0 2
1970 36 8.4 OAK AL MLB OAK 32 41 33 2 8 0 0 1 6 0 0 6 6 .242 .375 .333 .708 11 4 1 1 0 1
1970 36 8.4 MIL AL MLB MIL 52 73 65 4 15 3 0 0 4 1 0 6 15 .231 .296 .277 .573 18 0 0 2 0 1
MLB (15 seasons) MLB 1719 5776 5121 650 1395 224 34 125 656 46 21 544 694 .272 .343 .403 .746 2062 103 32 38 41 59
Minors (3 seasons) Minors 216 777 768 7 224 44 14 7 9 0 8 7 .292 .413 317 0 0 1 0
All Levels (17 Seasons) 1935 6553 5889 657 1619 268 48 132 665 46 21 552 701 .275 .404 2379 103 32 39 41 59
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
1956 22 BAL AL MLB BAL 1B 21 82.0 90 86 3 1 7 .989 9.77 4.24
1956 22 BAL AL MLB BAL CF 41
1956 22 BAL AL MLB BAL LF 1
1956 22 BAL AL MLB BAL OF 122 951.0 256 240 10 6 1 .977 2.37 2.05
1956 22 BAL AL MLB BAL RF 97
1957 23 Vancouver PCL Opn BAL OF 13 29 27 0 2 0 .931 2.08
1957 23 BAL AL MLB BAL 1B 4 17.0 12 11 1 0 2 1.000 6.35 3.00
1957 23 BAL AL MLB BAL CF 2
1957 23 BAL AL MLB BAL LF 28
1957 23 BAL AL MLB BAL OF 73 588.0 120 119 0 1 0 .992 1.82 1.63
1957 23 BAL AL MLB BAL RF 55
1958 24 2 Teams AL MLB CHW-DET OF 53 403.0 75 72 3 0 1 1.000 1.67 1.42
1958 24 CHW AL MLB CHW OF 35 278.0 53 50 3 0 1 1.000 1.72 1.51
1958 24 DET AL MLB DET 1B 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 1.00
1958 24 DET AL MLB DET OF 18 125.0 22 22 0 0 0 1.000 1.58 1.22
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
1959 25 CLE AL MLB CLE 1B 35 293.0 316 296 19 1 21 .997 9.68 9.00
1959 25 CLE AL MLB CLE CF 61
1959 25 CLE AL MLB CLE LF 4
1959 25 CLE AL MLB CLE OF 64 546.0 142 136 2 4 0 .972 2.27 2.16
1960 26 CLE AL MLB CLE 1B 13 75.0 77 68 8 1 6 .987 9.12 5.85
1960 26 CLE AL MLB CLE LF 138
1960 26 CLE AL MLB CLE OF 138 1200.0 285 278 4 3 0 .989 2.12 2.04
1960 26 CLE AL MLB CLE RF 1
1961 27 CLE AL MLB CLE 1B 14 113.0 116 106 6 4 9 .966 8.92 8.00
1961 27 CLE AL MLB CLE LF 138
1961 27 CLE AL MLB CLE OF 138 1189.0 298 289 5 4 1 .987 2.23 2.13
1962 28 CLE AL MLB CLE 1B 158 1396.0 1551 1402 127 22 157 .986 9.86 9.68
1963 29 CLE AL MLB CLE 1B 11 77.0 83 77 6 0 3 1.000 9.70 7.55
1963 29 CLE AL MLB CLE LF 121
1963 29 CLE AL MLB CLE OF 122 1044.0 220 215 2 3 0 .986 1.87 1.78
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
1963 29 CLE AL MLB CLE RF 1
1964 30 CLE AL MLB CLE 1B 17 89.0 98 92 5 1 10 .990 9.81 5.71
1964 30 CLE AL MLB CLE CF 1
1964 30 CLE AL MLB CLE LF 1
1964 30 CLE AL MLB CLE OF 69 505.0 68 65 2 1 0 .985 1.19 0.97
1964 30 CLE AL MLB CLE RF 68
1965 31 STL NL MLB STL 1B 13 95.0 106 102 3 1 8 .991 9.95 8.08
1965 31 STL NL MLB STL LF 1
1965 31 STL NL MLB STL OF 34 230.0 36 35 0 1 0 .972 1.37 1.03
1965 31 STL NL MLB STL RF 34
1966 32 STL NL MLB STL 1B 30 208.0 231 210 18 3 20 .987 9.87 7.60
1966 32 STL NL MLB STL LF 9
1966 32 STL NL MLB STL OF 9 62.0 14 14 0 0 0 1.000 2.03 1.56
1967 33 2 Teams NL MLB ATL-PHI 1B 80 629.0 721 670 46 5 51 .993 10.24 8.95
1967 33 2 Teams NL MLB ATL-PHI OF 7 45.0 7 5 2 0 0 1.000 1.40 1.00
1967 33 PHI NL MLB PHI 1B 24 161.0 181 167 14 0 15 1.000 10.12 7.54
1967 33 PHI NL MLB PHI OF 1 3.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 1.00
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
1967 33 ATL NL MLB ATL 1B 56 468.0 540 503 32 5 36 .991 10.29 9.55
1967 33 ATL NL MLB ATL OF 6 42.0 6 4 2 0 0 1.000 1.29 1.00
1968 34 ATL NL MLB ATL 1B 33 257.0 305 293 10 2 17 .993 10.61 9.18
1968 34 ATL NL MLB ATL LF 65
1968 34 ATL NL MLB ATL OF 65 492.0 93 89 2 2 1 .978 1.66 1.40
1969 35 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB OAK-ATL 1B 26 204.0 213 201 9 3 15 .986 9.26 8.08
1969 35 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB ATL-OAK LF 16
1969 35 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB ATL-OAK OF 16 113.0 24 21 2 1 0 .958 1.83 1.44
1969 35 ATL NL MLB ATL 1B 7 45.0 47 43 3 1 4 .979 9.20 6.57
1969 35 ATL NL MLB ATL LF 15
1969 35 ATL NL MLB ATL OF 15 104.0 23 21 1 1 0 .957 1.90 1.47
1969 35 OAK AL MLB OAK 1B 19 159.0 166 158 6 2 11 .988 9.28 8.63
1969 35 OAK AL MLB OAK LF 1
1969 35 OAK AL MLB OAK OF 1 9.0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00 1.00
1970 36 2 Teams AL MLB MIL-OAK 1B 19 95.0 110 100 10 0 13 1.000 10.42 5.79
1970 36 OAK AL MLB OAK 1B 6 26.0 27 24 3 0 3 1.000 9.35 4.50
1970 36 OAK AL MLB OAK OF 1 9.0 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 3.00
1970 36 MIL AL MLB MIL 1B 13 69.0 83 76 7 0 10 1.000 10.83 6.38
MLB (15 seasons) MLB 1B 475 3631.0 4030 3715 271 44 339 .989 9.88 8.39
MLB (4 seasons) MLB CF 105
MLB (11 seasons) MLB LF 522
MLB (14 seasons) MLB OF 911 7377.0 1641 1581 34 26 4 .984 1.97 1.77
MLB (6 seasons) MLB RF 256
All Levels (15 Seasons) 1B 475 3631.0 4030 3715 271 44 339 .989 9.88 8.39
All Levels (4 Seasons) CF 105
All Levels (11 Seasons) LF 522
All Levels (14 Seasons) OF 924 7377.0 1670 1608 34 28 4 .983 1.97 1.78
All Levels (6 Seasons) RF 256
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1952 18 York White Roses Interstate League B
1953 19 Aberdeen Pheasants Northern League C
1954 20 Military Service
1955 21 Military Service
1956 22 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 1 1956-04-17 1956-09-29
1957 23 Vancouver Mounties Pacific Coast League Opn
1957 23 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 1 1957-04-16 1957-09-29
1958 24 Chicago White Sox American League MLB 1 1958-04-15 1958-06-14
1958 24 Detroit Tigers American League MLB 2 1958-06-19 1958-09-27
1959 25 Cleveland Indians American League MLB 1 1959-04-17 1959-09-27
1960 26 Cleveland Indians American League MLB 1 1960-04-19 1960-10-02
1961 27 Cleveland Indians American League MLB 1 1961-04-11 1961-10-01
1962 28 Cleveland Indians American League MLB 1 1962-04-10 1962-09-29
1963 29 Cleveland Indians American League MLB 1 1963-04-09 1963-09-29
1964 30 Cleveland Indians American League MLB 1 1964-04-14 1964-10-04
1965 31 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1965-04-12 1965-09-27
1966 32 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1966-04-13 1966-09-27
1967 33 Philadelphia Phillies National League MLB 1 1967-04-18 1967-06-11
1967 33 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 2 1967-06-12 1967-09-28
1968 34 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 1 1968-04-13 1968-09-29
1969 35 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 1 1969-04-07 1969-08-17
1969 35 Oakland Athletics American League MLB 2 1969-08-22 1969-10-01
1970 36 Oakland Athletics American League MLB 1 1970-04-08 1970-06-06
1970 36 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 2 1970-06-14 1970-09-29

Sabr ID: d97f0116

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