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Luis Melendez

Luis Antonio (Santana) Melendez

Position: Outfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 165 lb.

Born: August 11, 1949 in Aibonito, Puerto Rico

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 18 -3.3 Cedar Rapids MIDW A STL 113 498 438 63 120 19 6 6 57 20 7 46 70 .274 .341 .386 .727 169 3 2 9
1969 19 -4.1 Arkansas TL AA STL 64 244 228 40 69 12 6 4 30 7 2 8 35 .303 .336 .461 .797 105 4 3 1
1970 20 -5.6 Tulsa AA AAA STL 140 567 507 77 155 34 8 13 71 14 5 51 64 .306 .368 .481 .849 244 2 2 5
1970 20 -7.6 STL NL MLB STL 21 73 70 11 21 1 0 0 8 3 0 2 12 .300 .315 .314 .629 22 3 0 0 1 0
1971 21 -6.5 STL NL MLB STL 88 200 173 25 39 3 1 0 11 2 0 24 29 .225 .320 .254 .574 44 7 0 3 0 1
1972 22 -5.2 STL NL MLB STL 118 360 332 32 79 11 3 5 28 5 4 25 34 .238 .292 .334 .627 111 8 1 1 1 0
1973 23 -4.3 STL NL MLB STL 121 376 341 35 91 18 1 2 35 2 7 27 50 .267 .319 .343 .662 117 11 0 6 2 2
1974 24 -3.1 STL NL MLB STL 83 140 124 15 27 4 3 0 8 2 2 11 9 .218 .283 .298 .581 37 1 1 2 2 0
1975 25 -2.2 STL NL MLB STL 110 316 291 33 77 8 5 2 27 3 2 16 25 .265 .301 .347 .648 101 10 0 7 2 3
1976 26 -1.6 2 Teams NL MLB SDP-STL 92 147 143 15 32 5 0 0 5 1 1 3 15 .224 .238 .259 .497 37 6 0 0 1 1
1976 26 -1.6 STL NL MLB STL 20 24 24 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .125 .125 .125 .250 3 3 0 0 0 0
1976 26 -1.6 SDP NL MLB SDP 72 123 119 15 29 5 0 0 5 1 1 3 12 .244 .260 .286 .546 34 3 0 0 1 1
1977 27 1.7 Hawaii PCL AAA SDP 72 281 243 39 65 15 1 2 30 9 5 31 29 .267 .344 .362 .706 88 0 2 5
1977 27 -0.4 SDP NL MLB SDP 8 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0 0 0 0 0
1978 28 3.3 Syracuse IL AAA TOR 96 367 322 43 83 15 3 2 35 0 0 30 41 .258 .320 .342 .662 110 2 8 5
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
1979 29 11.0 Yucatan MEX AAA
MLB (8 seasons) MLB 641 1616 1477 167 366 50 13 9 122 18 16 109 175 .248 .299 .318 .616 469 46 2 19 9 7
Minors (5 seasons) Minors 485 1957 1738 262 492 95 24 27 223 50 19 166 239 .283 .345 .412 .757 716 11 17 25
All Levels (12 Seasons) 1126 3573 3215 429 858 145 37 36 345 68 35 275 414 1185 46 13 36 34 7
AAA (3 seasons) Minors 308 1215 1072 159 303 64 12 17 136 23 10 112 134 .283 .348 .412 .761 442 4 12 15
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 Cedar Rapids MIDW A STL OF 111 273 258 8 7 1 .974 2.40
1969 19 Arkansas TL AA STL OF 57 123 113 4 6 0 .951 2.05
1970 20 Tulsa AA AAA STL OF 137 287 268 8 11 1 .962 2.01
1970 20 STL NL MLB STL CF 5
1970 20 STL NL MLB STL OF 18 148.0 33 31 2 0 0 1.000 2.01 1.83
1970 20 STL NL MLB STL RF 13
1971 21 STL NL MLB STL CF 20
1971 21 STL NL MLB STL LF 4
1971 21 STL NL MLB STL OF 66 397.0 97 90 3 4 0 .959 2.11 1.41
1971 21 STL NL MLB STL RF 45
1972 22 STL NL MLB STL CF 69
1972 22 STL NL MLB STL LF 4
1972 22 STL NL MLB STL OF 105 766.0 220 206 5 9 0 .959 2.48 2.01
1972 22 STL NL MLB STL RF 40
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 23 STL NL MLB STL CF 65
1973 23 STL NL MLB STL LF 2
1973 23 STL NL MLB STL OF 95 750.0 206 196 8 2 4 .990 2.45 2.15
1973 23 STL NL MLB STL RF 30
1974 24 STL NL MLB STL CF 22
1974 24 STL NL MLB STL LF 23
1974 24 STL NL MLB STL OF 46 260.0 86 84 0 2 0 .977 2.91 1.83
1974 24 STL NL MLB STL RF 10
1974 24 STL NL MLB STL SS 1 4.0 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 2.25 1.00
1975 25 STL NL MLB STL CF 49
1975 25 STL NL MLB STL LF 36
1975 25 STL NL MLB STL OF 89 624.0 175 169 3 3 1 .983 2.48 1.93
1975 25 STL NL MLB STL RF 7
1976 26 2 Teams NL MLB SDP-STL OF 68 301.0 100 99 0 1 0 .990 2.96 1.46
1976 26 STL NL MLB STL OF 8 30.0 14 14 0 0 0 1.000 4.20 1.75
1976 26 SDP NL MLB SDP OF 60 271.0 86 85 0 1 0 .988 2.82 1.42
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
1977 27 Hawaii PCL AAA SDP 3B 1 4 1 3 0 1 1.000 4.00
1977 27 Hawaii PCL AAA SDP OF 69 132 126 3 3 0 .977 1.87
1977 27 Hawaii PCL AAA SDP SS 1 5 0 5 0 1 1.000 5.00
1977 27 SDP NL MLB SDP CF 2
1977 27 SDP NL MLB SDP OF 2 2.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50 0.50
1978 28 Syracuse IL AAA TOR OF 88 170 158 6 6 3 .965 1.86
MLB (7 seasons) MLB CF 232
MLB (5 seasons) MLB LF 69
MLB (8 seasons) MLB OF 489 3248.0 918 876 21 21 5 .977 2.49 1.83
MLB (6 seasons) MLB RF 145
Minors (5 seasons) Minors OF 462 985 923 29 33 5 .966 2.06
All Levels (7 Seasons) CF 232
All Levels (5 Seasons) LF 69
All Levels (11 Seasons) OF 951 3248.0 1903 1799 50 54 10 .972 2.49 1.94
All Levels (6 Seasons) RF 145
All Levels (2 Seasons) SS 2 4.0 6 0 6 0 1 1.000 2.25 3.00
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1990 40 Hamilton NYPL A- STL 1 of 1 77 30 46 .395
1994 44 Savannah SALL A STL 1 of 1 137 82 55 .599
1995 45 New Jersey NYPL A- STL 1 of 1 76 35 41 .461
2000 50 Johnson City APPY Rk STL 1 of 1 68 24 44 .353
2003 53 Batavia NYPL A- PHI 1 of 1 75 30 45 .400
2004 54 Batavia NYPL A- PHI 1 of 1 74 28 46 .378
6 Seasons 507 229 277 .453
A- (4 seasons) 302 123 178 .409
A (1 season) 137 82 55 .599
Rk (1 season) 68 24 44 .353

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 Cedar Rapids Cardinals Midwest League A
1969 19 Arkansas Travelers Texas League AA
1970 20 Tulsa Oilers American Association AAA
1970 20 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1970-09-07 1970-10-01
1971 21 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1971-04-10 1971-09-30
1972 22 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1972-04-16 1972-10-03
1973 23 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1973-04-06 1973-09-30
1974 24 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1974-04-05 1974-09-28
1975 25 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1975-04-13 1975-09-28
1976 26 St. Louis Cardinals National League MLB 1 1976-04-09 1976-05-15
1976 26 San Diego Padres National League MLB 2 1976-05-21 1976-10-03
1977 27 Hawaii Islanders Pacific Coast League AAA
1977 27 San Diego Padres National League MLB 1 1977-05-16 1977-06-01
1978 28 Syracuse Chiefs International League AAA
1979 29 Yucatan Leones Mexican League AAA

Sabr ID: d5643c1e

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