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Vida Blue
Vida Rochelle (Jr.) Blue

Bats Both, Throws Left
Height 6' 0", Weight 189 lb.
School Southern

MLB Debut July 20, 1969
Final Game October 2, 1986
Born July 28, 1949 in Mansfield, LA

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 Year Ag Tm  Lg  W   L   Pct   G   GS  CG  GF  SV SHO   IP     H   BFP    R   ER   HR  BB  IBB HBP  SO   WP BK  ERA
+--------------+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+-----+----+----+---+----+---+---+----+---+--+-----+
 1970 20 OAA AL   5   0 1.000   6   6   1   0   0   1   41.2   18   153    5    4   1   12   0   1   40   0  0  0.86  
 1971 21 OAA AL  21  11  .656  44  41  14   2   0   3  323.1  213  1262   94   84  29   90   1  17  322   7  0  2.34  CY-1
 1972 22 OAA AL   8  11  .421  28  28   2   0   0   1  166.0  159   692   78   69  18   49   0   6  117   3  0  3.74  
 1973 23 OAA AL  17  14  .548  40  39  13   1   1   1  291.1  257  1216  122  111  27  120   4  10  161  13  2  3.43  CY-11
 1974 24 OAA AL  26   8  .765  41  41  13   0   0   4  309.2  252  1277  118  100  25  109   1   6  205   6  0  2.91  CY-1
 1975 25 OAA AL  25  11  .694  41  41   9   0   0   0  304.0  277  1283  148  131  29  120   7   5  184   5  2  3.88  CY-4
 1976 26 OAA AL  20  18  .526  41  41  22   0   0   2  326.0  311  1322  119  103  11   66   1   7  152   5  0  2.84  CY-12
 1977 27 MON NL  14  13  .519  35  35   3   0   0   2  243.1  272  1042  124  115  30   58   2   3  146  11  0  4.25  
 1978 28 SFN NL  11  13  .458  33  33   8   0   0   4  242.0  235  1031  108   93  16   77   1   7  171   3  0  3.46  
 1979 29 SFN NL   6  21  .222  36  35   3   0   0   0  215.2  255   996  162  138  34   90   9   4  137   8  0  5.76  
 1980 30 SFN NL  10  13  .435  34  34   5   0   0   1  220.2  203   908   91   73  18   52   1   3  143   1  0  2.98  
 1981 31 SFN NL  10  12  .455  33  32   1   1   0   0  191.1  189   823   92   91  18   86   4   4  124   3  0  4.28  
 1982 32 SFN NL   9  11  .450  34  34   0   0   0   0  183.2  176   793   86   79  15   76   2   4  115   1  0  3.87  
 1983 33 SFN NL   1   2  .333   8   3   0   1   0   0   20.0   25    93   16   11   3    9   0   0   15   0  0  4.95  
 1985 35 SFN NL   6   8  .429  45  14   1  15   0   0  130.1  126   597   77   62  12   89   6   2  100   9  0  4.28  
 1986 36 SFN NL   9  10  .474  26  26   1   0   0   1  162.1  133   688   81   77  17   88   4   1  118   4  3  4.27  
+--------------+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+-----+----+----+---+----+---+---+----+---+--+-----+
 16 Seasons     198 176  .529 525 483  96  20   1  20 3371.1 3101 14176 1521 1341 303 1191  43  80 2250  79  7  3.58
+--------------+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+-----+----+----+---+----+---+---+----+---+--+-----+
 Categories in which this player led his league are indicated in red.

Miscellaneous Stats
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  %L  RC  RC/27 SOp RnSup  AB   H   HR  AVG   E   XTC  XTO  XPct  OSB  OCS SBPct  OPS Star 
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+-----+----+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+----+
 1970 20 OAA AL  17    5   1.2   0  4.50   20   2   0  .100   0    1    1 1.000    1    1  .500  -88   
 1971 21 OAA AL  20   93   2.6   0  3.61   92   7   0  .076   0    9    8  .889   16    6  .727    8   
 1972 22 OAA AL  24   75   4.1   0  3.21   49   0   0  .000   3    7    4  .571    9   10  .474   80   
 1973 23 OAA AL  17  124   3.9   1  4.69    8   1   0  .125   0    6    6 1.000   20   12  .625   -4   
 1974 24 OAA AL  20  108   3.1   0  5.41   12   1   0  .083   3   12    6  .500    3    7  .300  -27   
 1975 25 OAA AL  14  137   4.1   0  4.90    5   0   0  .000   1   14   13  .929   26   10  .722    7   
 1976 26 OAA AL  19  114   3.1   0  3.78   13   2   0  .154   0    7    5  .714   17    6  .739    1   
 1977 27 MON NL  16  141   5.3   0  4.89   83  11   0  .133   0    8    5  .625   18    4  .818   33   
 1978 28 SFN NL  13  106   3.9   0  2.91   77   5   0  .065   0    9    7  .778    6    2  .750   14   
 1979 29 SFN NL  13  149   6.1   0  3.94   67  10   1  .149   1    7    6  .857    4    2  .667   42   
 1980 30 SFN NL  16   91   3.7   0  2.85   66   4   0  .061   2    9    5  .556   16    6  .727    2   
 1981 31 SFN NL  18  102   4.9   0  3.81   54   7   0  .130   0    3    3 1.000   10    4  .714   77   
 1982 32 SFN NL  23   89   4.3   0  4.15   56   0   0  .000   1    8    7  .875    5    7  .417  -46   
 1983 33 SFN NL  25   15   6.7   0  6.33    5   1   0  .200   0    0    0  .000    5    0 1.000    0   
 1985 35 SFN NL  17   74   5.1   4  4.86   29   3   0  .103   3    9    4  .444    4    1  .800  -20   
 1986 36 SFN NL  16   71   3.9   0  4.08   53   9   1  .170   2    5    4  .800    7    3  .700  -64   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+-----+----+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+----+
 16 Seasons         1501   4.0   5        689  63   2  .091  16  114   84  .737  167   81  .673    5   4
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+-----+----+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+----+

HOF Standards: Pitching - 32.4 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Postseason Stats   Postseason Register

 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  ERA    W-L  SV GS   IP   H   ER  BB  SO 
+------------------+-----+--+------+-----+--+--+-----+---+---+---+---+
 1971 ALCS  OAA BAA   W    2  0.53   1-0   0  2  17.0  12   1   6  17
      WS    OAA LAN   W    3  0.75   2-0   0  3  24.0  13   2  11  28
 1974 ALCS  OAA BOA   L    1  3.86   0-1   0  1   4.2   6   2   2   2
 1975 ALCS  OAA BOA   W    2  2.70   1-0   0  2  10.0  11   3   4   6
      WS    OAA LAN   L    2  4.02   1-1   0  2  15.2  10   7   6   5
+------------------+-----+--+------+-----+--+--+-----+---+---+---+---+


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1970  OAA   91-71   Bob Lind
 1971  OAA  100-62   Bob Lind
 1972  OAA   89-73   Drew Kennedy
 1973  OAA   90-73   Drew Kennedy
 1974  OAA  101-61   Drew Kennedy
 1975  OAA   99-63   Drew Kennedy
 1976  OAA   91-71   Drew Kennedy
 1977  MON  100-62   Steve Bivens
 1978  SFN   87-75   Bob Mittleman
 1979  SFN   57-105  Bob Mittleman
 1980  SFN   58-104  Bob Mittleman
 1981  SFN   77-85   Bob Mittleman
 1982  SFN   59-103  Bob Mittleman
 1983  SFN   68-94   Brian Curran, Pat Carr
 1985  SFN   72-90   Pat Carr
 1986  SFN   83-79   Pat Carr

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