Joe Rigoli

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Joseph M. Rigoli

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 2", Weight 190 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Joe Rigoli signed with the Oakland A's in 1978. He went 4 for 9 for the Bend Timber Hawks. In 1979, the catcher hit .230 in 61 AB for the independent Newark Co-Pilots. He later pitched for the Springfield (IL) Cardinals in 1984 while serving as the manager; he was in in mop-up duty in four games, with a 6.43 ERA, walking 6 in 7 innings. He was then a coach for the Louisville Redbirds in 1985.

In 2011 Rigoli is a pro scout for the St. Louis Cardinals. As an amateur scout, he signed Chris Lambert, Jason Motte, Mike Parisi and Gregg Pleeter.

His son, Matt Rigoli, was drafted in the 2008 amateur draft.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1981 Gastonia Cardinals South Atlantic League 68-76 7th St. Louis Cardinals
1982 Erie Cardinals New York-Penn League 35-38 6th St. Louis Cardinals
1983 Erie Cardinals New York-Penn League 37-38 7th St. Louis Cardinals
1984 Springfield (IL) Cardinals Midwest League 70-69 7th St. Louis Cardinals Lost League Finals
1986 Erie Cardinals New York-Penn League 37-40 7th St. Louis Cardinals
1987 Erie Cardinals New York-Penn League 36-39 9th St. Louis Cardinals

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