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Ernie Whitt

Leo Ernest Whitt

Positions: Catcher, Outfielder and First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 200 lb.

Born: June 13, 1952 in Detroit, Michigan, United States
School: Macomb Community College (Warren, MI)

Drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 15th round of the 1972 MLB June Amateur Draft from Macomb Community College (Warren, MI).

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
1972 20 -0.8 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-A- BOS 32 96 86 4 17 2 1 0 7 2 0 10 9 .198 .281 .244 .525 21 0 0 0
1972 20 0.0 Williamsport NYPL A- BOS 1 4 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .750 1.250 3 0 0 0
1972 20 -0.8 Winter Haven FLOR A BOS 31 92 82 3 15 1 1 0 7 2 0 10 9 .183 .272 .220 .491 18 0 0 0
1973 21 -1.0 Winston-Salem CARL A BOS 130 499 424 63 123 23 3 1 50 7 4 60 31 .290 .376 .366 .742 155 2 7 6
1974 22 -0.9 Bristol EL AA BOS 111 439 385 55 96 10 1 9 56 12 4 47 32 .249 .330 .351 .681 135 1 3 3
1975 23 0.1 Bristol EL AA BOS 82 289 252 29 64 9 1 2 19 2 3 33 19 .254 .339 .321 .661 81 0 3 1
1976 24 -0.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA BOS 116 448 391 45 100 18 5 8 52 1 3 49 37 .256 .340 .389 .729 152 2 4 2
1976 24 1.0 Bristol EL AA BOS 26 98 87 12 19 2 3 1 10 0 0 10 5 .218 .296 .345 .641 30 0 0 1
1976 24 -0.5 Rhode Island IL AAA BOS 90 350 304 33 81 16 2 7 42 1 3 39 32 .266 .353 .401 .754 122 2 4 1
1976 24 -3.5 BOS AL MLB BOS 8 20 18 4 4 2 0 1 3 0 0 2 2 .222 .300 .500 .800 9 0 0 0 0 0
1977 25 0.0 Charleston IL AAA HOU 29 114 94 12 24 6 0 0 7 0 1 18 14 .255 .372 .319 .691 30 0 1 1
1977 25 -2.5 TOR AL MLB TOR 23 45 41 4 7 3 0 0 6 0 0 2 12 .171 .200 .244 .444 10 1 0 0 2 0
1978 26 1.3 Syracuse IL AAA TOR 121 452 399 50 98 16 3 12 53 0 4 45 35 .246 .322 .391 .713 156 2 2 4
1978 26 -1.5 TOR AL MLB TOR 2 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 0 0 0 0 0
1979 27 2.1 Syracuse IL AAA TOR 114 434 382 32 95 18 4 7 43 2 1 42 43 .249 .321 .372 .693 142 0 7 3
1980 28 0.0 TOR AL MLB TOR 106 325 295 23 70 12 2 6 34 1 3 22 30 .237 .288 .353 .640 104 11 0 5 3 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
1981 29 0.3 TOR AL MLB TOR 74 222 195 16 46 9 0 1 16 5 2 20 30 .236 .307 .297 .604 58 2 0 7 0 3
1982 30 1.2 TOR AL MLB TOR 105 316 284 28 74 14 2 11 42 3 1 26 34 .261 .317 .440 .758 125 5 0 1 5 5
1983 31 2.2 TOR AL MLB TOR 123 400 344 53 88 15 2 17 56 1 1 50 55 .256 .346 .459 .805 158 9 0 1 5 5
1984 32 3.3 TOR AL MLB TOR 124 364 315 35 75 12 1 15 46 0 3 43 49 .238 .327 .425 .752 134 7 1 0 5 7
1985 33 4.1 TOR AL MLB TOR 139 465 412 55 101 21 2 19 64 3 6 47 59 .245 .323 .444 .767 183 7 1 3 2 9
1986 34 5.2 TOR AL MLB TOR 131 433 395 48 106 19 2 16 56 0 1 35 39 .268 .326 .448 .774 177 11 0 0 3 3
1987 35 6.6 TOR AL MLB TOR 135 494 446 57 120 24 1 19 75 0 1 44 50 .269 .334 .455 .789 203 17 1 0 3 4
1988 36 7.5 TOR AL MLB TOR 127 468 398 63 100 11 2 16 70 4 2 61 38 .251 .348 .410 .757 163 9 1 2 6 4
1989 37 8.5 TOR AL MLB TOR 129 440 385 42 101 24 1 11 53 5 4 52 53 .262 .349 .416 .764 160 9 0 1 2 2
1990 38 14.5 Greenville SOUL AA ATL 4 14 12 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 .333 .429 .417 .845 5 0 0 0 0
1990 38 9.7 ATL NL MLB ATL 67 204 180 14 31 8 0 2 10 0 2 23 27 .172 .265 .250 .515 45 6 0 0 1 1
1991 39 10.5 BAL AL MLB BAL 35 70 62 5 15 2 0 0 3 0 0 8 12 .242 .329 .274 .603 17 3 0 0 0 0
MLB (15 seasons) MLB 1328 4271 3774 447 938 176 15 134 534 22 26 436 491 .249 .324 .410 .734 1546 97 4 20 37 43
Minors (9 seasons) Minors 739 2785 2425 291 621 103 18 39 287 26 20 306 221 .256 .339 .362 .700 877 7 27 20 0
All Levels (20 Seasons) 2067 7056 6199 738 1559 279 33 173 821 48 46 742 712 .251 .330 .391 .721 2423 97 11 47 57 43
A (2 seasons) Minors 161 591 506 66 138 24 4 1 57 9 4 70 40 .273 .360 .342 .701 173 2 7 6
AA (4 seasons) Minors 223 840 736 97 183 22 5 12 85 14 7 92 57 .249 .331 .341 .672 251 1 6 5 0
AAA (4 seasons) Minors 354 1350 1179 127 298 56 9 26 145 3 9 144 124 .253 .334 .382 .716 450 4 14 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
1972 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-A- BOS 1B 2 18 16 1 1 1 .944 8.50
1972 20 Williamsport NYPL A- BOS 1B 1 9 8 1 0 0 1.000 9.00
1972 20 Winter Haven FLOR A BOS 1B 1 9 8 0 1 1 .889 8.00
1972 20 Winter Haven FLOR A BOS C 21 160 142 14 4 2 .975 7.43 2
1972 20 Winter Haven FLOR A BOS OF 2 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.50
1973 21 Winston-Salem CARL A BOS 1B 24 190 173 14 3 18 .984 7.79
1973 21 Winston-Salem CARL A BOS C 81 544 480 54 10 7 .982 6.59 16
1973 21 Winston-Salem CARL A BOS OF 30 37 33 2 2 1 .946 1.17
1974 22 Bristol EL AA BOS 1B 8 56 54 2 0 9 1.000 7.00
1974 22 Bristol EL AA BOS C 84 524 472 48 4 7 .992 6.19 19
1974 22 Bristol EL AA BOS OF 18 33 31 0 2 0 .939 1.72
1975 23 Bristol EL AA BOS 1B 1 7 6 1 0 0 1.000 7.00
1975 23 Bristol EL AA BOS C 69 389 349 36 4 3 .990 5.58 10
1975 23 Bristol EL AA BOS OF 6 11 8 0 3 0 .727 1.33
1976 24 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA BOS C 96 545 460 78 7 10 .987 5.60 9
1976 24 Bristol EL AA BOS C 26 153 127 25 1 2 .993 5.85 6
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
1976 24 Rhode Island IL AAA BOS 1B 28 97 92 4 1 10 .990 3.43
1976 24 Rhode Island IL AAA BOS C 70 392 333 53 6 8 .985 5.51 3
1976 24 Rhode Island IL AAA BOS OF 18 33 31 1 1 0 .970 1.78
1976 24 BOS AL MLB BOS C 8 53.0 24 24 0 0 0 1.000 4.08 3.00 0 2 1 33%
1977 25 Charleston IL AAA HOU 3B 1 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 2.00
1977 25 Charleston IL AAA HOU C 28 162 128 27 7 1 .957 5.54 2
1977 25 TOR AL MLB TOR C 14 89.0 66 62 4 0 0 1.000 6.67 4.71 1 7 4 36%
1978 26 Syracuse IL AAA TOR 1B 20 173 153 18 2 11 .988 8.55
1978 26 Syracuse IL AAA TOR C 92 575 512 59 4 7 .993 6.21 16
1978 26 Syracuse IL AAA TOR OF 5 11 8 2 1 0 .909 2.00
1978 26 TOR AL MLB TOR C 1 8.0 8 7 1 0 0 1.000 9.00 8.00 0 0 1 100%
1979 27 Syracuse IL AAA TOR C 88 546 479 64 3 3 .995 6.17 4
1979 27 Syracuse IL AAA TOR OF 12 20 15 5 0 1 1.000 1.67
1980 28 TOR AL MLB TOR C 105 826.0 499 436 56 7 11 .986 5.36 4.69 4 70 33 32%
1981 29 TOR AL MLB TOR C 72 551.0 346 297 46 3 5 .991 5.60 4.76 3 29 23 44%
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 30 TOR AL MLB TOR C 98 686.0 444 406 30 8 0 .982 5.72 4.45 5 44 21 32%
1983 31 TOR AL MLB TOR C 119 854.0 609 554 50 5 4 .992 6.37 5.08 6 54 33 38%
1984 32 TOR AL MLB TOR C 118 840.0 627 583 40 4 8 .994 6.68 5.28 6 46 25 35%
1985 33 TOR AL MLB TOR C 134 1031.0 695 649 38 8 6 .988 6.00 5.13 2 60 28 32%
1986 34 TOR AL MLB TOR C 129 988.0 757 709 41 7 7 .991 6.83 5.81 5 63 33 34%
1987 35 TOR AL MLB TOR C 131 1033.0 863 803 55 5 10 .994 7.48 6.55 8 83 46 36%
1988 36 TOR AL MLB TOR C 123 982.0 690 643 43 4 10 .994 6.29 5.58 10 90 34 27%
1989 37 TOR AL MLB TOR C 115 897.0 598 550 43 5 5 .992 5.95 5.16 12 62 28 31%
1990 38 Greenville SOUL AA ATL C 4 15 14 1 0 0 1.000 3.75 0
1990 38 ATL NL MLB ATL C 59 443.0 341 296 42 3 1 .991 6.87 5.73 8 70 31 31%
1991 39 BAL AL MLB BAL C 20 118.0 80 72 8 0 0 1.000 6.10 4.00 1 11 6 35%
MLB (15 seasons) MLB C 1246 9399.0 6647 6091 497 59 67 .991 6.31 5.29 71 691 347 33%
Minors (6 seasons) Minors 1B 83 541 494 40 7 49 .987 6.43
Minors (9 seasons) Minors C 563 3460 3036 381 43 40 .988 6.07 78
Minors (7 seasons) Minors OF 91 146 127 10 9 2 .938 1.51
All Levels (6 Seasons) 1B 83 541 494 40 7 49 .987 6.43
All Levels (20 Seasons) C 1809 9399.0 10107 9127 878 102 107 .990 6.31 5.53 149 691 347 33%
All Levels (7 Seasons) OF 91 146 127 10 9 2 .938 1.51
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1997 45 Dunedin FLOR A+ TOR 1 of 2 139 57 82 .410
2009 57 Clearwater FLOR A+ PHI 1 of 1 136 67 69 .493
2 Seasons 275 124 151 .451

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
1972 20 Winter Haven Red Sox Florida State League A
1972 20 Williamsport Red Sox New York-Pennsylvania League A-
1973 21 Winston-Salem Red Sox Carolina League A
1974 22 Bristol Red Sox Eastern League AA
1975 23 Bristol Red Sox Eastern League AA
1976 24 Bristol Red Sox Eastern League AA
1976 24 Rhode Island Red Sox International League AAA
1976 24 Boston Red Sox American League MLB 1 1976-09-12 1976-10-02
1977 25 Charleston Charlies International League AAA
1977 25 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB 1 1977-05-29 1977-08-16
1978 26 Syracuse Chiefs International League AAA
1978 26 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB 1 1978-09-06 1978-09-16
1979 27 Syracuse Chiefs International League AAA
1980 28 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB 1 1980-04-09 1980-10-05
1981 29 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB 1 1981-04-09 1981-10-03
1982 30 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB 1 1982-04-09 1982-10-03
1983 31 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB 1 1983-04-05 1983-10-02
1984 32 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB 1 1984-04-04 1984-09-30
1985 33 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB 1 1985-04-08 1985-10-05
1986 34 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB 1 1986-04-08 1986-10-05
1987 35 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB 1 1987-04-06 1987-09-29
1988 36 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB 1 1988-04-04 1988-10-02
1989 37 Toronto Blue Jays American League MLB 1 1989-04-03 1989-09-30
1990 38 Greenville Braves Southern League AA
1990 38 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 1 1990-04-11 1990-09-30
1991 39 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 1 1991-04-14 1991-07-03

Sabr ID: a6e1138a

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