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Rick Cerone
Richard Aldo Cerone

Bats Right, Throws Right
Height 5' 11", Weight 192 lb.
School Seton Hall

MLB Debut August 17, 1975
Final Game July 10, 1992
Born May 19, 1954 in Newark, NJ (age 68)

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 Year Ag Tm  Lg   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   OPS   OPS+   TB   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1977 23 TOA AL   47  109    9   25   4   0   2    8   0   0    7    8  .229  .276  .321  .597    77    35   3   0   0   0   4  
 1978 24 TOA AL   99  269   16   51   6   0   2   22   0   0   25   35  .190  .262  .234  .497    70    63   0   4   0   3   3  
 1979 25 TOA AL   65  251   20   47  14   3   3   25   0   0   21   25  .187  .248  .303  .551    75    76   0   2   2   0  11  
         NYA AL    5    9    1    0   0   0   0    1   0   0    1    1  .000  .091  .000  .091    12     0   0   1   0   0   0  
         TOT      70  260   21   47  14   3   3   26   0   0   22   26  .181  .242  .292  .534          76   0   3   2   0  11 
 1980 26 NYA AL  149  523   64  131  26   1  15   70   0   4   27   54  .250  .294  .390  .684    96   204  11   6   5   8  14  
 1981 27 NYA AL   15   39    3    6   1   0   0    3   0   0    4    3  .154  .233  .179  .412    60     7   2   0   0   0   0  
 1982 28 NYA AL    3    0    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000  .000  .000  .000     0     0   0   0   0   0   0  
 1983 29 NYA AL    2    0    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    0  .000  .000  .000  .000     0     0   0   0   0   0   0  
 1984 30 NYA AL    5   12    1    3   0   0   1    1   0   0    0    3  .250  .250  .500  .750   104     6   0   0   0   0   0  
 1985 31 ATN NL   92  273   14   44   4   0   3   18   0   0   25   31  .161  .234  .209  .443    62    57   0   0   0   1  11  
 1986 32 NYA AL   64  221   21   51  22   0   3   16   2   3   24   26  .231  .306  .371  .677    90    82   0   0   2   0   9  
 1987 33 NYA AL   93  268   33   68  15   0   3   21   0   0   32   50  .254  .338  .343  .681    91    92   7   0   1   2   7  
 1988 34 NYA AL   73  233   19   57   7   0   4   21   0   1   30   31  .245  .333  .326  .660    93    76   1   2   0   2   3  
         TEA AL    1    4    0    1   0   0   0    1   0   0    0    0  .250  .250  .250  .500    67     1   0   0   0   0   0  
         TOT      74  237   19   58   7   0   4   22   0   1   30   31  .245  .332  .325  .657          77   1   2   0   2   3 
 1989 35 TEA AL   20   61    5   17   4   0   1    9   0   0   13    9  .279  .400  .393  .793   107    24   0   1   1   0   3  
         NYA AL   75  182   20   33   6   0   3   24   0   0   15   20  .181  .250  .264  .514    73    48   1   1   4   2   4  
         TOT      95  243   25   50  10   0   4   33   0   0   28   29  .206  .291  .296  .587          72   1   2   5   2   7 
 1990 36 NYA AL   27  101   10   34   5   0   1    9   0   0    0    9  .337  .337  .416  .752   105    42   0   0   0   0   2  
         NYN NL   12   41    5   13   1   0   1    3   0   0    1    1  .317  .333  .415  .748   106    17   0   0   1   0   1  
         TOT      39  142   15   47   6   0   2   12   0   0    1   10  .331  .336  .415  .751          59   0   0   1   0   3 
 1991 37 NYN NL   73  189   21   57  16   0   2   23   2   1   33   25  .302  .404  .418  .821   118    79   0   4   0   2   1  
 1992 38 PIN NL   19   42    4   11   0   0   0    3   0   0    6    3  .262  .354  .262  .616    89    11   2   0   2   0   1  
         DEA AL    3   11    0    2   0   0   0    1   0   1    0    1  .182  .182  .182  .364    51     2   0   0   0   0   0  
         TOT      22   53    4   13   0   0   0    4   0   1    6    4  .245  .322  .245  .567          13   2   0   2   0   1 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 16 Seasons      942 2838  266  651 131   4  44  279   4  10  264  335  .229  .297  .325  .622         922  27  21  18  20  74
 Per 600 PA           537   50  123  25   1   8   53   1   2   50   63                                 175   5   4   3   4  14
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
   With NYA      511 1588  172  383  82   1  30  166   2   8  133  197  .241  .304  .351  .654         557  22  10  12  14  39
   With TOA      211  629   45  123  24   3   7   55   0   0   53   68  .196  .259  .277  .536         174   3   6   2   3  18
   With ATN       92  273   14   44   4   0   3   18   0   0   25   31  .161  .234  .209  .443          57   0   0   0   1  11
   With NYN       85  230   26   70  17   0   3   26   2   1   34   26  .304  .393  .417  .810          96   0   4   1   2   2
   With TEA       21   65    5   18   4   0   1   10   0   0   13    9  .277  .392  .385  .777          25   0   1   1   0   3
   With PIN       19   42    4   11   0   0   0    3   0   0    6    3  .262  .354  .262  .616          11   2   0   2   0   1
   With DEA        3   11    0    2   0   0   0    1   0   1    0    1  .182  .182  .182  .364           2   0   0   0   0   0
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 MLB Totals     1329 4069  393  998 190  15  59  436   6  22  320  450  .245  .301  .343  .644        1395  48  43   9  24 118
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 Categories in which this player led his league are indicated in red.

Miscellaneous Stats
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  %L  RC  RC/27  AB  PH PHR  PAvg  E   XTC  XTO  XPct  OSB  OCS SBPct  Pos  Defense  Diff Star
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1977 23 TOA AL  80    9   2.7   4   0   0  .000   0   11    8  .727    9    3  .750  C    3(-1)e2    82   
 1978 24 TOA AL  37   18   2.2   3   3   0 1.000   4   44   36  .818   66   38  .635  C    3(-1)e7   -86   
 1979 25 TOA AL  57   17   2.1   0   0   0  .000  12   36   23  .639   65   20  .765  C    3(-1)e8  -101   
         NYA AL  80    0    .2   0   0   0  .000   1    1    0  .000    1    0 1.000  C    3(-1)e8  -561   
         TOT                     0   0   0  .000  13   37   23  .622   66   20  .767
 1980 26 NYA AL  26   56   3.6   2   0   0  .000   6   85   70  .824   15   11  .577  C    1(-4)e7   -68   
 1981 27 NYA AL  14    2   1.6   2   0   0  .000   0    6    4  .667    3    2  .600  C    2(-2)e5  -206   
 1982 28 NYA AL   0    0     ?   0   0   0  .000   0    1    1 1.000    0    0  .000  C    2(0)e4   -581   
 1983 29 NYA AL   0    0     ?   0   0   0  .000   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  C    2(0)e5   -540   
 1984 30 NYA AL   8    1   4.5   0   0   0  .000   0    1    1 1.000    1    0 1.000  C    3(-1)e1   197   
 1985 31 ATN NL  10   12   1.4   9   0   0  .000   5   35   28  .800   83   26  .761  C    3(+1)e8  -125   
 1986 32 NYA AL  10   22   3.4   0   0   0  .000   2   29   25  .862   21    8  .724  C    3(+1)e5    -6   
 1987 33 NYA AL  58   32   4.0   0   0   0  .000   0   38   33  .868   26    8  .765  C    3(-1)e0    27   
 1988 34 NYA AL   8   27   4.0   4   2   0  .500   1   42   36  .857   40   20  .667  C    3(+1)e0   -27   
         TEA AL  75    0   2.2   0   0   0  .000   0    0    0  .000    4    1  .800  C    3(+1)e0  -186   
         TOT                     4   2   0  .500   1   42   36  .857   44   21  .677
 1989 35 TEA AL  73    9   5.6   0   0   0  .000   1    9    6  .667   10    8  .556  C    3(+2)e10  128   
         NYA AL  42   11   2.1   8   4   1  .500   8   27   20  .741   43   14  .754  C    3(+2)e10 -151   
         TOT                     8   4   1  .500   9   36   26  .722   53   22  .707
 1990 36 NYA AL   7   13   5.2   1   1   0 1.000   1   14   11  .786    9    2  .818  C    3(+1)e1    40   
         NYN NL  52    5   4.9   0   0   0  .000   1    4    2  .500   10    4  .714  C    3(+1)e1    35   
         TOT                     1   1   0 1.000   2   18   13  .722   19    6  .760
 1991 37 NYN NL  36   36   7.0  16   2   0  .125   8   32   25  .781   31   10  .756  C    3(-2)e6   104   
 1992 38 PIN NL  77    4   3.3   1   0   0  .000   0    3    3 1.000    3    9  .250  C    3(+2)e4   -78   
         DEA AL  73    0    .5   0   0   0  .000   0    1    1 1.000    1    0 1.000  C    3(+2)e4  -331   
         TOT                     1   0   0  .000   0    4    4 1.000    4    9  .308
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 16 Seasons          280   3.3  50  12   1  .240  50  419  333  .795  441  184  .706                 -41   1
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 1.0 (Average HOFer ~ 50)
HOF Monitor: Batting - 10.0 (Likely HOFer ~ 100)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G     PO     A     E   DP    FP    GS    Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+-----+------+-----+----+----+-----+-----+-------+------+
 1977 23 TOA AL  C     47   180     7    0    1  1.000    34   297.1   5.66
 1978 24 TOA AL  C     97   435    59    4    5   .992    85   759.1   5.86
 1979 25 TOA AL  C     65   308    33   12    1   .966    65   577.1   5.32
         NYA AL  C      4     8     0    1    0   .889     3    25.0   2.88
 1980 26 NYA AL  C    149   806    43    6    7   .993   141  1278.0   5.98  GG
 1981 27 NYA AL  C     14    63     4    0    0  1.000    12   102.0   5.91
 1982 28 NYA AL  C      3     1     0    0    0  1.000     0     4.0   2.25
 1983 29 NYA AL  C      2     0     0    0    0   .000     0     2.0   0.00
 1984 30 NYA AL  C      4    18     1    0    0  1.000     3    27.0   6.33
 1985 31 ATN NL  C     83   398    48    5    3   .989    76   668.0   6.01
 1986 32 NYA AL  C     64   373    15    2    1   .995    61   559.2   6.24
 1987 33 NYA AL  C     95   461    29    0    0  1.000    76   698.1   6.32
 1988 34 NYA AL  C     70   389    35    1    1   .998    67   584.1   6.53
         TEA AL  C      1     6     1    0    0  1.000     1     9.0   7.00
 1989 35 TEA AL  C     18   131     9    1    0   .993    17   153.2   8.20
                 RF     1     1     0    0    0  1.000     1     6.0   1.50
         NYA AL  C     70   304    24    8    4   .976    46   452.2   6.52
 1990 36 NYA AL  C     22   174     7    0    0  1.000    22   188.0   8.66
                 2B     4    12     8    1    2   .952     4    36.0   5.00
         NYN NL  C     12    72     4    1    1   .987    11   100.1   6.82
 1991 37 NYN NL  C     56   343    23    8    0   .979    48   435.1   7.57
                 CF     1     0     0    0    0   .000     0     1.0   0.00
 1992 38 PIN NL  C     18    71    12    0    0  1.000    12   108.2   6.87
         DEA AL  C      3    11     1    0    0  1.000     3    22.0   4.91
+--------------+---+-----+------+-----+----+----+-----+-----+-------+------+
                               CAREER TOTALS BY POSITION
                 C    897  4552   355   49   24   .990   783  7052.0   6.26
                 2B     4    12     8    1    2   .952     4    36.0   5.00
                 RF     1     1     0    0    0  1.000     1     6.0   1.50
                 CF     1     0     0    0    0   .000     0     1.0   0.00
+--------------+---+-----+------+-----+----+----+-----+-----+-------+------+

Postseason Stats   Postseason Register
 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO   BA   OBP   SLG  SB 
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1980 ALCS  NYA OAA   W    4  14  1  1  0  0  0   1  1  1  .071  .188  .071  0
      WS    NYA LAN   L    6  22  4  7  2  1  1   4  0  2  .318  .318  .636  0
 1990 NLCS  NYN CIN   L    1   1  0  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  .000  .000  .000  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+


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Transaction History


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1977  TOA   60-102  Darrell Fitzwater
 1978  TOA   52-110  Thomas Treece
 1979  TOA   64-98   Alan Boodman
 1979  NYA   80-82   Robert Rescigno
 1980  NYA  105-57   Robert Rescigno
 1981  NYA   92-70   Robert Rescigno
 1982  NYA   95-67   Robert Rescigno
 1983  NYA   89-73   Robert Rescigno
 1984  NYA   86-76   Robert Rescigno
 1985  ATN   61-101  Rick Field
 1986  NYA   85-77   Robert Rescigno
 1987  NYA   76-86   Robert Rescigno
 1988  NYA   83-79   Robert Rescigno
 1988  TEA   75-87   Mike Rescigno
 1989  TEA   68-94   Mike Rescigno
 1989  NYA   74-88   Robert Rescigno
 1990  NYA   84-78   Robert Rescigno
 1990  NYN   99-63   Jon Fellows
 1991  NYN   86-76   Jon Fellows
 1992  PIN   81-81   Mike Mashanic
 1992  DEA   77-85   Mike Mashanic

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