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Joe Pignatano

Joseph Benjamin Pignatano

Position: Catcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 180 lb.

Born: August 4, 1929 in Brooklyn, New York, United States
High School: Westinghouse HS (Brooklyn, NY)

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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
1948 18 -4.0 Cairo KITL D BRO 3 8 3 1 0 0 .375 .500 4
1949 19 -3.0 Cambridge ESHL D BRO 87 268 62 7 4 0 .231 .287 77
1950 20 -1.9 Valdosta GAFL D BRO 127 424 121 17 17 4 .285 .434 184
1953 23 -1.4 Asheville TRIS B BRO 121 433 137 24 13 6 .316 .473 205
1954 24 -0.1 Elmira EL A BRO 118 408 335 47 83 10 9 2 51 6 61 52 .248 .363 .349 .712 117 1 8 3
1955 25 -2.3 Fort Worth TL AA BRO 125 447 381 49 76 11 5 5 41 3 2 57 69 .199 .305 .294 .599 112 2 4 3
1956 26 -1.0 St. Paul AA AAA BRO 81 258 224 37 66 11 1 5 29 13 28 32 .295 .378 .420 .798 94 5 2 4 0
1957 27 -1.3 Montreal IL AAA BRO 70 265 211 32 63 7 2 1 17 1 44 33 .299 .418 .365 .783 77 2 4 4
1957 27 -1.3 BRO NL MLB BRO 8 15 14 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 .214 .214 .286 .500 4 1 0 1 0 0
1958 28 -0.2 LAD NL MLB LAD 63 163 142 18 31 4 0 9 17 4 1 16 26 .218 .306 .437 .743 62 3 2 3 0 1
1959 29 0.8 LAD NL MLB LAD 52 166 139 17 33 4 1 1 11 1 0 21 15 .237 .346 .302 .648 42 2 2 4 0 2
1960 30 2.1 LAD NL MLB LAD 58 106 90 11 21 4 0 2 9 1 1 15 17 .233 .343 .344 .687 31 0 0 1 0 2
1961 31 2.8 KCA AL MLB KCA 92 292 243 31 59 10 3 4 22 2 2 36 42 .243 .347 .358 .705 87 0 4 7 2 2
1962 32 4.1 2 Teams NL MLB NYM-SFG 34 67 61 4 14 2 0 0 2 0 0 6 11 .230 .299 .262 .561 16 3 0 0 0 0
1962 32 4.1 SFG NL MLB SFG 7 9 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 .200 .556 .200 .756 1 0 0 0 0 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
1962 32 4.1 NYM NL MLB NYM 27 58 56 2 13 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 11 .232 .259 .268 .526 15 3 0 0 0 0
1963 33 6.6 2 Teams IL AAA BAL-NYM 86 286 236 37 56 13 2 3 27 2 4 44 43 .237 .360 .347 .708 82 3 0 3
1963 33 6.6 Buffalo IL AAA NYM
1963 33 6.6 Rochester IL AAA BAL
1964 34 7.5 Rochester IL AAA BAL 88 287 237 19 48 7 1 4 19 2 0 44 42 .203 .327 .291 .619 69 1 3 2
MLB (6 seasons) MLB 307 809 689 81 161 25 4 16 62 8 4 94 116 .234 .332 .351 .683 242 9 8 16 2 7
Minors (10 seasons) Minors 906 3084 2757 221 715 108 54 30 184 27 6 278 271 .259 .370 1021 5 11 23 15
All Levels (15 Seasons) 1213 3893 3446 302 876 133 58 46 246 35 10 372 387 .254 .367 1263 14 19 39 17 7
D (3 seasons) Minors 217 700 700 186 25 21 4 .266 .379 265
AAA (4 seasons) Minors 325 1096 908 125 233 38 6 13 92 18 4 160 150 .257 .370 .355 .724 322 5 8 11 9
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
1953 23 Asheville TRIS B BRO C 93 613 532 59 22 .964 6.35
1954 24 Elmira EL A BRO C 108 573 485 78 10 9 .983 5.21 7
1955 25 Fort Worth TL AA BRO C 116 611 548 53 10 6 .984 5.18 4
1956 26 St. Paul AA AAA BRO C 68 418 380 35 3 9 .993 6.10 7
1957 27 Montreal IL AAA BRO C 63 320 287 32 1 3 .997 5.06 5
1957 27 Montreal IL AAA BRO OF 11 17 16 0 1 0 .941 1.45
1957 27 BRO NL MLB BRO C 6 40.0 37 36 1 0 0 1.000 8.32 6.17 0 2 1 33%
1958 28 LAD NL MLB LAD C 57 409.0 304 286 18 0 3 1.000 6.69 5.33 1 6 12 67%
1959 29 LAD NL MLB LAD C 49 380.0 340 322 17 1 8 .997 8.03 6.92 5 7 6 46%
1960 30 LAD NL MLB LAD C 40 265.0 256 231 21 4 2 .984 8.56 6.30 4 7 12 63%
1961 31 KCA AL MLB KCA 3B 2 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 0.50
1961 31 KCA AL MLB KCA C 83 630.0 423 379 35 9 7 .979 5.91 4.99 7 22 13 37%
1962 32 2 Teams NL MLB NYM-SFG C 32 165.0 121 107 13 1 2 .992 6.55 3.75 1 16 5 24%
1962 32 SFG NL MLB SFG C 7 18.0 10 7 3 0 0 1.000 5.00 1.43 0 3 1 25%
1962 32 NYM NL MLB NYM C 25 147.0 111 100 10 1 2 .991 6.73 4.40 1 13 4 24%
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 33 2 Teams IL AAA BAL-NYM C 82 496 454 37 5 4 .990 5.99 10
1963 33 Buffalo IL AAA NYM
1963 33 Rochester IL AAA BAL
1964 34 Rochester IL AAA BAL C 84 534 508 23 3 6 .994 6.32 6
MLB (6 seasons) MLB C 267 1889.0 1481 1361 105 15 22 .990 6.98 5.49 18 60 49 45%
Minors (7 seasons) Minors C 614 3565 3194 317 54 37 .985 5.72 39
All Levels (12 Seasons) C 881 1889.0 5046 4555 422 69 59 .986 6.98 5.65 57 60 49 45%
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: 1b0bdb31

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