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Tito Francona
John Patsy Francona

Bats Left, Throws Left
Height 5' 11", Weight 190 lb.

MLB Debut April 17, 1956
Final Game September 29, 1970
Born November 4, 1933 in Aliquippa, PA

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 Year Ag Tm  Lg   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   OPS   TB   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1956 22 DEA AL   57  166   20   42   7   2   5   30   0   1   17   27  .253  .317  .410  .727   68   0   3   0   0   3  
 1957 23 DEA AL   37   27    6    7   1   1   0    3   2   0    3    4  .259  .323  .370  .693   10   0   1   0   0   0  
 1958 24 NYA AL   69  195   28   51   9   3   0   18   4   5   27   46  .262  .350  .338  .688   66   0   1   0   0   4  
 1959 25 CHN NL  135  386   57  132  17   3  19   70   1   1   42   38  .342  .409  .549  .958  212   0   2   9   3  17  
 1960 26 CHN NL  142  575   84  173  27   1  19   65   3   0   59   76  .301  .375  .450  .826  259   6   1   8  10   3  MVP-14
 1961 27 CHN NL  137  490   72  129  24   7   8   34   1   0   49   64  .263  .330  .390  .720  191   4   4   7   2   6  
 1962 28 CHN NL  134  446   51  116  19   2   8   51   0   0   33   62  .260  .316  .365  .682  163   4   3   2   5   6  
 1963 29 CHN NL  106  358   45   90  21   2   9   53   5   0   26   47  .251  .305  .397  .702  142   1   3   2   3  11  
 1964 30 CHN NL   53  104   12   30   8   0   3   10   0   0   15   16  .288  .378  .452  .830   47   0   0   0   0   3  
 1965 31 BOA AL   24   61    7   16   3   1   2    5   0   0    7   13  .262  .338  .443  .781   27   1   0   1   0   2  
 1966           [Did not play]
 1967 33 ATN NL   80  190   10   37   5   2   1   19   1   0   16   45  .195  .255  .258  .513   49   2   2   1   0   2  
 1968 34 ATN NL  115  391   35  109   7   3   3   26  10   6   30   59  .279  .329  .335  .664  131   1   1   2   0   8  
 1969           [Did not play]
 1970 36 MLA AL   20   43    1    6   1   0   0    2   0   0    3    9  .140  .196  .163  .358    7   0   0   0   0   1  
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 13 Seasons     1109 3432  428  938 149  27  77  386  27  13  327  506  .273  .339  .400  .738 1372  19  21  32  23  66
 Per 162 games        501   63  137  22   4  11   56   4   2   48   74                          200   3   3   5   3  10
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 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
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1956 22 DEA AL  12   21   4.5   8   1   0  .125   5   17    9  .529    0    0  .000  UT              20   
 1957 23 DEA AL   3    3   5.1   8   1   0  .125   0    2    0  .000    0    0  .000  OF   4(+1)e7    28   
 1958 24 NYA AL   7   23   4.1  10   3   0  .300   4   12    4  .333    1    1  .500  1B   4e13        9   
 1959 25 CHN NL  23   81   8.1  14   6   0  .429   2   30   19  .633    0    0  .000  1B   4e35      -22   
 1960 26 CHN NL  31  102   6.7   3   1   0  .333  19   50   17  .340    0    0  .000  1B   4e22       -6   
 1961 27 CHN NL  24   65   4.7  14   1   0  .071  17   45   16  .356    0    0  .000  UT            -103   
 1962 28 CHN NL  23   53   4.2  21   1   0  .048  15   32   11  .344    0    0  .000  1B   4e23      -46   
 1963 29 CHN NL   9   42   4.1   8   1   0  .125  10   32   17  .531    0    0  .000  1B   4e22       60   
 1964 30 CHN NL   8   17   6.3  28   6   1  .214   0    3    2  .667    0    0  .000  1B   3e17       70   
 1965 31 BOA AL   3    8   5.0   6   1   0  .167   3    6    3  .500    0    0  .000  OF   4(+1)e10   56   
 1966           [Did not play]
 1967 33 ATN NL  59   13   2.3  28   5   1  .179   2   13   10  .769    0    0  .000  1B   4e11     -104   
 1968 34 ATN NL   6   42   3.9   9   0   0  .000   2   30   18  .600    0    0  .000  OF   4(+1)e8   -58   
 1969           [Did not play]
 1970 36 MLA AL  46    1   1.0   6   0   0  .000   0    1    0  .000    0    0  .000  OF   4(+1)e4  -262   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 13 Seasons          479   5.0 163  27   2  .166  79  273  126  .462    1    1  .500                 -28   1
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 11.0 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G    PO    A    E   DP    FP   GS   Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+
 1956 22 DEA AL  1B   25   156   17    3   17  .983   22  191.2  8.12
                 LF   16    33    1    1    0  .971   15  130.1  2.35
                 CF    5    10    0    1    0  .909    4   26.2  3.38
 1957 23 DEA AL  LF    7     4    0    0    0 1.000    3   28.0  1.29
                 RF    3     3    0    0    0 1.000    2   16.2  1.62
 1958 24 NYA AL  1B   57   406   22    4   56  .991   52  443.1  8.69
                 C     1     0    1    0    0 1.000    1    1.1  6.75
                 RF    1     0    0    0    0  .000    0    1.0  0.00
                 LF    1     0    0    0    0  .000    0    1.0  0.00
 1959 25 CHN NL  1B   93   539   53    0   51 1.000   52  560.1  9.51
                 LF   45    61    1    1    0  .984   42  348.2  1.60
                 RF    2     1    0    1    0  .500    2   13.0  0.69
                 CF    2     1    0    0    0 1.000    0    3.0  3.00
 1960 26 CHN NL  1B  138  1295  118   19  124  .987  138 1263.1 10.07
                 LF    1     1    0    0    0 1.000    1    8.0  1.12
 1961 27 CHN NL  1B   74   565   49   17   78  .973   74  613.2  9.00
                 LF   49    81    4    0    0 1.000   46  380.2  2.01
 1962 28 CHN NL  1B  112   947   58   15  100  .985  112  979.0  9.24
 1963 29 CHN NL  1B   98   826   90   10   60  .989   97  819.1 10.06
                 LF    1     1    0    0    0 1.000    0    4.0  2.25
 1964 30 CHN NL  1B   18   143   16    0   13 1.000   14  134.2 10.63
                 RF    6     7    1    0    0 1.000    3   38.2  1.86
                 CF    1     0    0    0    0  .000    0    1.0  0.00
 1965 31 BOA AL  RF   14    19    2    3    1  .875   13  117.2  1.61
                 1B    4    24    2    0    2 1.000    2   23.0 10.17
 1966           [Did not play]
 1967 33 ATN NL  1B   34   289   43    1   24  .997   30  267.2 11.16
                 LF   15    20    0    0    0 1.000   13  110.1  1.63
                 RF    4     0    0    1    0  .000    0    6.0  0.00
 1968 34 ATN NL  LF   85   142   10    0    1 1.000   83  745.1  1.84
                 1B   24   173   16    2   23  .990   20  186.0  9.15
 1969           [Did not play]
 1970 36 MLA AL  RF    8    18    1    0    0 1.000    8   70.0  2.44
                 LF    5     6    0    0    0 1.000    1   16.0  3.38
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+

Postseason Stats   Postseason Register
 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO   BA   OBP   SLG  SB 
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1959 WS    CHN NYA   L    6  22  1  5  1  0  0   4  4  6  .227  .333  .273  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1956  DEA   65-89   Tom Austad
 1957  DEA   88-66   Tom Austad
 1958  NYA  100-54   Billy Vanson
 1959  CHN  102-52   Alan Boodman
 1960  CHN   82-72   Alan Boodman
 1961  CHN   70-84   Alan Boodman
 1962  CHN   79-83   Alan Boodman
 1963  CHN   96-66   Alan Boodman
 1964  CHN   97-66   Alan Boodman
 1965  BOA   68-94   Gary Brown
 1967  ATN   74-88   Barry Davis, Jim Taglia
 1968  ATN   74-88   Brandon Colvin
 1970  MLA   66-96   Frank Pennylegion

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