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Ron Oester

Ronald John Oester

Position: Shortstop
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: May 5, 1956 in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
High School: Withrow HS (Cincinnati, OH)

Drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 9th round of the 1974 MLB June Amateur Draft from Withrow HS (Cincinnati, OH).

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
1974 18 -1.4 Billings PION Rk CIN 53 182 167 23 52 11 1 0 21 1 1 9 27 .311 .352 .389 .741 65 4 2 3 1 0
1975 19 -2.0 Tampa FLOR A CIN 117 424 375 40 82 3 4 0 25 3 1 38 56 .219 .294 .248 .542 93 7 2 9 0 5
1976 20 -3.0 Trois-Rivieres EL AA CIN 138 509 447 57 110 14 4 0 44 6 8 47 68 .246 .319 .295 .615 132 2 11 2
1977 21 -3.7 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN 134 505 455 60 116 16 5 3 33 14 5 39 80 .255 .315 .332 .647 151 1 10 0
1978 22 -3.1 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN 135 555 514 78 133 21 4 7 49 11 9 29 84 .259 .300 .356 .656 183 3 5 4
1978 22 -5.8 CIN NL MLB CIN 6 9 8 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .375 .375 .375 .750 3 0 0 1 0 0
1979 23 -1.9 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN 136 570 509 62 143 19 6 2 33 23 8 48 60 .281 .346 .354 .700 180 4 7 2
1979 23 -5.3 CIN NL MLB CIN 6 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
1980 24 -4.5 CIN NL MLB CIN 100 335 303 40 84 16 2 2 20 6 2 26 44 .277 .336 .363 .699 110 7 1 5 0 7
1981 25 -3.4 CIN NL MLB CIN 105 408 354 45 96 16 7 5 42 2 5 42 49 .271 .342 .398 .741 141 8 0 5 7 8
1982 26 -2.5 CIN NL MLB CIN 151 595 549 63 143 19 4 9 47 5 6 35 82 .260 .303 .359 .662 197 16 0 8 3 8
1983 27 -1.5 CIN NL MLB CIN 157 612 549 63 145 23 5 11 58 2 2 49 106 .264 .322 .384 .707 211 17 1 7 6 14
1984 28 -0.5 CIN NL MLB CIN 150 601 553 54 134 26 3 3 38 7 2 41 97 .242 .295 .316 .612 175 16 1 5 1 7
1985 29 0.3 CIN NL MLB CIN 152 584 526 59 155 26 3 1 34 5 0 51 65 .295 .354 .361 .715 190 13 0 2 5 17
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 1.5 CIN NL MLB CIN 153 586 523 52 135 23 2 8 44 9 2 52 84 .258 .325 .356 .680 186 18 1 7 3 16
1987 31 2.8 CIN NL MLB CIN 69 261 237 28 60 9 6 2 23 2 3 22 51 .253 .317 .367 .684 87 8 0 2 0 4
1988 32 7.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA CIN 26 93 83 9 21 3 0 1 9 0 0 9 15 .253 .326 .325 .651 27 0 1 0 1
1988 32 8.3 Chattanooga SOUL AA CIN 14 52 46 5 14 2 0 1 6 0 0 6 7 .304 .385 .413 .798 19 0 0 0 1
1988 32 5.6 Nashville AA AAA CIN 12 41 37 4 7 1 0 0 3 0 0 3 8 .189 .250 .216 .466 8 0 1 0 0
1988 32 3.9 CIN NL MLB CIN 54 163 150 20 42 7 0 0 10 0 2 9 24 .280 .319 .327 .645 49 2 0 3 1 3
1989 33 4.6 CIN NL MLB CIN 109 337 305 23 75 15 0 1 14 1 0 32 47 .246 .318 .305 .622 93 10 0 0 0 8
1990 34 5.7 CIN NL MLB CIN 64 171 154 10 46 10 1 0 13 1 2 10 29 .299 .339 .377 .716 58 1 0 6 1 1
MLB (13 seasons) MLB 1276 4665 4214 458 1118 190 33 42 344 40 26 369 681 .265 .323 .356 .679 1500 116 4 51 27 93
Minors (7 seasons) Minors 739 2838 2550 329 657 87 24 13 214 58 32 219 390 .258 .319 .326 .645 831 11 14 46 9 6
All Levels (17 Seasons) 2015 7503 6764 787 1775 277 57 55 558 98 58 588 1071 .262 .321 .345 .666 2331 127 18 97 36 99
AA (2 seasons) Minors 152 561 493 62 124 16 4 1 50 6 8 53 75 .252 .325 .306 .632 151 2 11 2 1
AAA (4 seasons) Minors 417 1671 1515 204 399 57 15 12 118 48 22 119 232 .263 .319 .345 .664 522 8 23 6 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
1974 18 Billings PION Rk CIN SS 53 255 87 141 27 27 .894 4.30
1975 19 Tampa FLOR A CIN SS 117 566 174 358 34 69 .940 4.55
1976 20 Trois-Rivieres EL AA CIN SS 138 679 233 408 38 84 .944 4.64
1977 21 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN SS 131 628 203 386 39 69 .938 4.50
1978 22 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN SS 133 760 300 428 32 102 .958 5.47
1978 22 CIN NL MLB CIN SS 6 22.0 12 3 9 0 2 1.000 4.91 2.00
1979 23 Indianapolis AA AAA CIN SS 136 672 244 397 31 81 .954 4.71
1979 23 CIN NL MLB CIN SS 2 5.0 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 5.40 1.50
1980 24 CIN NL MLB CIN 2B 79 617.0 345 144 194 7 42 .980 4.93 4.28
1980 24 CIN NL MLB CIN 3B 3 16.0 5 1 3 1 0 .800 2.25 1.33
1980 24 CIN NL MLB CIN SS 17 93.0 45 16 27 2 4 .956 4.16 2.53
1981 25 CIN NL MLB CIN 2B 103 875.0 541 202 328 11 61 .980 5.45 5.15
1981 25 CIN NL MLB CIN SS 9 36.0 24 11 13 0 3 1.000 6.00 2.67
1982 26 CIN NL MLB CIN 2B 118 952.0 600 258 325 17 72 .972 5.51 4.94
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 26 CIN NL MLB CIN 3B 13 90.0 30 9 18 3 4 .900 2.70 2.08
1982 26 CIN NL MLB CIN SS 29 204.0 99 37 60 2 11 .980 4.28 3.34
1983 27 CIN NL MLB CIN 2B 154 1344.0 745 315 413 17 80 .977 4.88 4.73
1984 28 CIN NL MLB CIN 2B 147 1256.0 760 357 388 15 75 .980 5.34 5.07
1984 28 CIN NL MLB CIN SS 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1985 29 CIN NL MLB CIN 2B 149 1321.0 832 366 457 9 100 .989 5.61 5.52
1986 30 CIN NL MLB CIN 2B 151 1333.0 861 367 475 19 100 .978 5.68 5.58
1987 31 CIN NL MLB CIN 2B 69 593.0 379 183 186 10 37 .974 5.60 5.35
1988 32 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA CIN 2B 19 92 34 53 5 9 .946 4.58
1988 32 Chattanooga SOUL AA CIN 2B 9 45 19 25 1 2 .978 4.89
1988 32 Nashville AA AAA CIN 2B 10 47 15 28 4 7 .915 4.30
1988 32 CIN NL MLB CIN 2B 49 360.0 213 108 104 1 24 .995 5.30 4.33
1988 32 CIN NL MLB CIN SS 5 29.0 11 2 9 0 2 1.000 3.41 2.20
1989 33 CIN NL MLB CIN 2B 102 764.0 457 211 239 7 42 .985 5.30 4.41
1989 33 CIN NL MLB CIN SS 2 18.0 14 4 10 0 2 1.000 7.00 7.00
1990 34 CIN NL MLB CIN 2B 50 338.0 171 80 88 3 14 .982 4.47 3.36
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
1990 34 CIN NL MLB CIN 3B 3 15.0 3 0 2 1 0 .667 1.20 0.67
MLB (11 seasons) MLB 2B 1171 9753.0 5904 2591 3197 116 647 .980 5.34 4.94
MLB (3 seasons) MLB 3B 19 121.0 38 10 23 5 4 .868 2.45 1.74
MLB (8 seasons) MLB SS 71 408.0 208 74 130 4 24 .981 4.50 2.87
Minors (1 season) Minors 2B 19 92 34 53 5 9 .946 4.58
Minors (6 seasons) Minors SS 708 3560 1241 2118 201 432 .944 4.74
All Levels (11 Seasons) 2B 1190 9753.0 5996 2625 3250 121 656 .980 5.34 4.94
All Levels (3 Seasons) 3B 19 121.0 38 10 23 5 4 .868 2.45 1.74
All Levels (12 Seasons) SS 779 408.0 3768 1315 2248 205 456 .946 4.50 4.57
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1992 36 Chattanooga SOUL AA CIN 1 of 2 144 90 53 .629
1 Season 144 90 53 .629

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
1974 18 Billings Mustangs Pioneer League Rk
1975 19 Tampa Tarpons Florida State League A
1976 20 Trois-Rivieres Aigles Eastern League AA
1977 21 Indianapolis Indians American Association AAA
1978 22 Indianapolis Indians American Association AAA
1978 22 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB 1 1978-09-10 1978-10-01
1979 23 Indianapolis Indians American Association AAA
1979 23 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB 1 1979-09-02 1979-09-30
1980 24 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB 1 1980-04-22 1980-10-05
1981 25 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB 1 1981-04-08 1981-10-04
1982 26 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB 1 1982-04-05 1982-10-03
1983 27 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB 1 1983-04-04 1983-10-02
1984 28 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB 1 1984-04-02 1984-09-30
1985 29 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB 1 1985-04-08 1985-10-06
1986 30 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB 1 1986-04-07 1986-10-05
1987 31 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB 1 1987-04-06 1987-07-05
1988 32 Chattanooga Lookouts Southern League AA
1988 32 Nashville Sounds American Association AAA
1988 32 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB 1 1988-07-17 1988-10-02
1989 33 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB 1 1989-04-03 1989-10-01
1990 34 Cincinnati Reds National League MLB 1 1990-04-09 1990-10-03

Sabr ID: 18e45cd9

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