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Charlie O'Brien

Charles Hugh O'Brien

Position: Catcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 195 lb.

Born: May 1, 1960 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
High School: Bishop Kelley HS (Tulsa, OK)
School: Wichita State University (Wichita, KS)

Drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 14th round of the 1978 MLB June Amateur Draft from Bishop Kelley HS (Tulsa, OK), the Seattle Mariners in the 21st round of the 1981 MLB June Amateur Draft from Wichita State University (Wichita, KS) and the Oakland Athletics in the 5th round of the 1982 MLB June Amateur Draft from Wichita State University (Wichita, KS).

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
1982 22 0.4 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-A- OAK 58 238 200 34 59 9 0 6 46 7 4 30 29 .295 .390 .430 .820 86 3 2 3 1
1982 22 1.4 Medford NORW A- OAK 17 72 60 11 17 3 0 3 14 0 1 10 10 .283 .389 .483 .872 29 1 0 1 1
1982 22 0.0 Modesto CALL A OAK 41 166 140 23 42 6 0 3 32 7 3 20 19 .300 .390 .407 .797 57 2 2 2 0
1983 23 0.0 Albany EL AA OAK 92 353 285 50 83 12 1 14 56 3 4 52 39 .291 .406 .488 .894 139 6 6 4 1
1984 24 -0.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-A OAK 78 274 227 41 53 13 0 10 27 1 1 30 35 .233 .346 .423 .769 96 9 8 0 0
1984 24 1.5 Modesto CALL A OAK 9 37 32 8 9 2 0 1 5 1 0 2 4 .281 .378 .438 .816 14 3 0 0 0
1984 24 -1.2 Tacoma PCL AAA OAK 69 237 195 33 44 11 0 9 22 0 1 28 31 .226 .341 .421 .761 82 6 8 0 0
1985 25 0.9 3 Teams 3 Lgs AA-AAA-A OAK 60 229 199 30 41 13 1 8 25 0 1 24 42 .206 .298 .402 .700 80 3 1 2 1
1985 25 2.7 Modesto CALL A OAK 9 29 27 5 8 4 1 1 2 0 0 2 5 .296 .345 .630 .974 17 0 0 0 1
1985 25 1.0 Huntsville SOUL AA OAK 33 135 115 20 24 5 0 7 16 0 1 16 20 .209 .313 .435 .748 50 2 1 1 0
1985 25 -0.3 Tacoma PCL AAA OAK 18 65 57 5 9 4 0 0 7 0 0 6 17 .158 .246 .228 .474 13 1 0 1 0
1985 25 -3.9 OAK AL MLB OAK 16 14 11 3 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 3 3 .273 .429 .364 .792 4 0 0 0 0 0
1986 26 1.9 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA MIL 98 420 353 73 111 20 3 15 76 0 0 54 34 .314 .408 .516 .924 182 6 1 6 0
1986 26 2.0 El Paso TL AA MIL 92 399 336 72 109 20 3 15 75 0 0 50 30 .324 .415 .536 .950 180 6 1 6 0
1986 26 0.5 Vancouver PCL AAA MIL 6 21 17 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 4 .118 .286 .118 .403 2 0 0 0 0
1987 27 1.1 Denver AA AAA MIL 80 318 266 37 75 12 1 8 35 5 5 42 33 .282 .381 .425 .806 113 2 6 2 2
1987 27 -1.4 MIL AL MLB MIL 10 40 35 2 7 3 1 0 0 0 1 4 4 .200 .282 .343 .625 12 0 0 1 0 0
1988 28 1.6 Denver AA AAA MIL 48 182 153 16 43 5 0 4 25 1 2 19 19 .281 .373 .392 .765 60 4 5 1 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
1988 28 -0.5 MIL AL MLB MIL 40 127 118 12 26 6 0 2 9 0 1 5 16 .220 .252 .322 .574 38 3 0 4 0 0
1989 29 0.5 MIL AL MLB MIL 62 226 188 22 44 10 0 6 35 0 0 21 11 .234 .339 .383 .722 72 11 9 8 0 1
1990 30 1.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB MIL-NYM 74 249 213 17 38 10 2 0 20 0 0 21 34 .178 .259 .244 .504 52 4 3 10 2 3
1990 30 1.4 MIL AL MLB MIL 46 166 145 11 27 7 2 0 11 0 0 11 26 .186 .253 .262 .515 38 3 2 8 0 1
1990 30 1.7 NYM NL MLB NYM 28 83 68 6 11 3 0 0 9 0 0 10 8 .162 .272 .206 .477 14 1 1 2 2 2
1991 31 2.6 NYM NL MLB NYM 69 191 168 16 31 6 0 2 14 0 2 17 25 .185 .272 .256 .528 43 5 4 0 2 1
1992 32 3.8 NYM NL MLB NYM 68 177 156 15 33 12 0 2 13 0 1 16 18 .212 .289 .327 .616 51 4 1 4 0 1
1993 33 5.0 NYM NL MLB NYM 67 208 188 15 48 11 0 4 23 1 1 14 14 .255 .312 .378 .690 71 4 2 3 1 1
1994 34 5.7 ATL NL MLB ATL 51 172 152 24 37 11 0 8 28 0 0 15 24 .243 .322 .474 .795 72 5 3 1 1 2
1995 35 6.8 ATL NL MLB ATL 67 233 198 18 45 7 0 9 23 0 1 29 40 .227 .343 .399 .742 79 8 6 0 0 2
1996 36 7.1 TOR AL MLB TOR 109 375 324 33 77 17 0 13 44 0 1 29 68 .238 .331 .410 .741 133 8 17 3 2 1
1997 37 7.9 TOR AL MLB TOR 69 267 225 22 49 15 1 4 27 0 2 22 45 .218 .311 .347 .657 78 6 11 3 6 1
1998 38 8.7 2 Teams AL MLB CHW-ANA 62 193 175 13 45 9 0 4 18 0 0 10 33 .257 .300 .377 .677 66 3 2 3 3 0
1998 38 13.9 Midland TL AA ANA 5 19 17 1 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 4 .118 .211 .118 .328 2 0 0 0 0 1
1998 38 8.7 CHW AL MLB CHW 57 181 164 12 43 9 0 4 18 0 0 9 31 .262 .303 .390 .694 64 3 2 3 3 0
1998 38 8.7 ANA AL MLB ANA 5 12 11 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 .182 .250 .182 .432 2 0 0 0 0 0
1999 39 10.1 ANA AL MLB ANA 27 67 62 3 6 0 0 1 4 0 0 1 12 .097 .136 .145 .282 9 1 2 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
2000 40 15.9 Harrisburg EL AA MON 5 20 18 3 4 2 0 1 5 0 0 2 5 .222 .300 .500 .800 9 0 0 0 0 0
2000 40 10.9 MON NL MLB MON 9 21 19 1 4 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 7 .211 .286 .421 .707 8 0 0 0 0 1
MLB (15 seasons) MLB 800 2560 2232 216 493 119 4 56 261 1 10 209 354 .221 .303 .353 .656 788 62 60 41 18 14
Minors (9 seasons) Minors 524 2053 1718 285 471 86 6 66 297 18 17 255 240 .274 .375 .446 .821 767 0 33 29 18 7
All Levels (19 Seasons) 1324 4613 3950 501 964 205 10 122 558 19 27 464 594 .244 .335 .394 .728 1555 62 93 70 36 21
A (3 seasons) Minors 59 232 199 36 59 12 1 5 39 8 3 24 28 .296 .383 .442 .825 88 5 2 2 1
AA (5 seasons) Minors 227 926 771 146 222 39 4 37 154 4 5 122 98 .288 .390 .493 .883 380 0 14 8 11 2
AAA (5 seasons) Minors 221 823 688 92 173 32 1 21 90 6 8 99 104 .251 .354 .392 .747 270 13 19 4 3
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
1982 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-A- OAK C 57 426 355 62 9 7 .979 7.32 9
1982 22 Medford NORW A- OAK C 16 138 116 18 4 2 .971 8.38 2
1982 22 Modesto CALL A OAK C 41 288 239 44 5 5 .983 6.90 7
1983 23 Albany EL AA OAK 1B 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
1983 23 Albany EL AA OAK C 79 570 477 82 11 8 .981 7.08 7
1984 24 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-A OAK C 70 348 301 47 0 6 1.000 4.97 3
1984 24 Modesto CALL A OAK C 8 49 41 8 0 1 1.000 6.13 0
1984 24 Tacoma PCL AAA OAK C 62 299 260 39 0 5 1.000 4.82 3
1985 25 3 Teams 3 Lgs AA-AAA-A OAK C 56 380 325 46 9 1 .976 6.63 7
1985 25 Modesto CALL A OAK C 6 42 33 8 1 0 .976 6.83 2
1985 25 Huntsville SOUL AA OAK C 33 216 182 29 5 1 .977 6.39 4
1985 25 Tacoma PCL AAA OAK C 17 122 110 9 3 0 .975 7.00 1
1985 25 OAK AL MLB OAK C 16 40.0 24 23 0 1 0 .958 5.18 1.44 0 0 1 100%
1986 26 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA MIL C 86 496 444 46 6 6 .988 5.70 6
1986 26 El Paso TL AA MIL 1B 1 7 7 0 0 0 1.000 7.00
1986 26 El Paso TL AA MIL C 80 469 422 43 4 6 .991 5.81 6
1986 26 El Paso TL AA MIL OF 4 8 8 0 0 0 1.000 2.00
1986 26 Vancouver PCL AAA MIL C 6 27 22 3 2 0 .926 4.17 0
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
1987 27 Denver AA AAA MIL C 79 474 415 53 6 8 .987 5.92 8
1987 27 MIL AL MLB MIL C 10 91.0 89 78 11 0 0 1.000 8.80 8.90 1 5 9 64%
1988 28 Denver AA AAA MIL C 48 290 243 44 3 2 .990 5.98 2
1988 28 MIL AL MLB MIL C 40 322.0 232 210 20 2 4 .991 6.43 5.75 1 19 11 37%
1989 29 MIL AL MLB MIL C 62 529.0 355 314 36 5 5 .986 5.95 5.65 1 32 18 36%
1990 30 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB MIL-NYM C 74 593.0 458 408 45 5 6 .989 6.88 6.12 4 40 30 43%
1990 30 MIL AL MLB MIL C 46 382.0 243 217 24 2 5 .992 5.68 5.24 3 21 14 40%
1990 30 NYM NL MLB NYM C 28 211.0 215 191 21 3 1 .986 9.04 7.57 1 19 16 46%
1991 31 NYM NL MLB NYM C 67 488.0 437 396 37 4 7 .991 7.99 6.46 2 55 26 32%
1992 32 NYM NL MLB NYM C 64 427.0 338 287 44 7 4 .979 6.98 5.17 1 36 30 45%
1993 33 NYM NL MLB NYM C 65 494.0 369 325 39 5 5 .986 6.63 5.60 0 42 23 35%
1994 34 ATL NL MLB ATL C 48 383.0 337 308 26 3 4 .991 7.85 6.96 1 24 12 33%
1995 35 ATL NL MLB ATL C 64 510.0 473 446 23 4 4 .992 8.28 7.33 0 71 20 22%
1996 36 TOR AL MLB TOR C 105 801.0 653 613 37 3 5 .995 7.30 6.19 5 40 24 38%
1997 37 TOR AL MLB TOR C 69 592.0 587 543 41 3 8 .995 8.88 8.46 4 25 31 55%
1998 38 2 Teams AL MLB CHW-ANA C 62 486.0 353 325 24 4 3 .989 6.46 5.63 1 49 23 32%
1998 38 Midland TL AA ANA C 5 33 33 0 0 0 1.000 6.60 0 6 0 0%
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
1998 38 CHW AL MLB CHW C 57 455.0 331 305 22 4 3 .988 6.47 5.74 1 47 21 31%
1998 38 ANA AL MLB ANA C 5 31.0 22 20 2 0 0 1.000 6.39 4.40 0 2 2 50%
1999 39 ANA AL MLB ANA C 27 171.0 152 140 11 1 2 .993 7.95 5.59 0 8 7 47%
2000 40 Harrisburg EL AA MON C 3 8 8 0 0 0 1.000 2.67 0 2 0 0%
2000 40 MON NL MLB MON C 9 44.0 27 25 2 0 0 1.000 5.52 3.00 0 7 0 0%
MLB (15 seasons) MLB C 782 5971.0 4884 4441 396 47 57 .990 7.29 6.19 21 453 265 37%
Minors (2 seasons) Minors 1B 2 8 8 0 0 0 1.000 4.00
Minors (9 seasons) Minors C 483 3025 2601 380 44 38 .985 6.17 42 8 0 0%
All Levels (2 Seasons) 1B 2 8 8 0 0 0 1.000 4.00
All Levels (19 Seasons) C 1265 5971.0 7909 7042 776 91 95 .988 7.29 6.18 63 461 265 37%
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1982 22 Modesto A's California League A
1982 22 Medford A's Northwest League A-
1983 23 Albany A's Eastern League AA
1984 24 Modesto A's California League A
1984 24 Tacoma Tigers Pacific Coast League AAA
1985 25 Modesto A's California League A
1985 25 Tacoma Tigers Pacific Coast League AAA
1985 25 Huntsville Stars Southern League AA
1985 25 Oakland Athletics American League MLB 1 1985-06-02 1985-10-06
1986 26 Vancouver Canadians Pacific Coast League AAA
1986 26 El Paso Diablos Texas League AA
1987 27 Denver Zephyrs American Association AAA
1987 27 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1987-05-05 1987-05-23
1988 28 Denver Zephyrs American Association AAA
1988 28 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1988-06-19 1988-09-17
1989 29 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1989-04-08 1989-09-28
1990 30 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1990-04-14 1990-08-29
1990 30 New York Mets National League MLB 2 1990-09-01 1990-10-02
1991 31 New York Mets National League MLB 1 1991-04-08 1991-10-06
1992 32 New York Mets National League MLB 1 1992-04-09 1992-09-26
1993 33 New York Mets National League MLB 1 1993-04-11 1993-10-03
1994 34 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 1 1994-04-06 1994-08-09
1995 35 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 1 1995-04-28 1995-09-30
1996 36 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB 1 1996-04-05 1996-09-29
1997 37 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB 1 1997-04-05 1997-09-28
1998 38 Midland Angels Texas League AA
1998 38 Chicago White Sox American League MLB 1 1998-03-31 1998-07-18
1998 38 Anaheim Angels American League MLB 2 1998-09-02 1998-09-15
1999 39 Anaheim Angels American League MLB 1 1999-04-08 1999-08-01
2000 40 Harrisburg Senators Eastern League AA
2000 40 Montreal Expos National League MLB 1 2000-05-25 2000-06-21

Sabr ID: 600e7f1c

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