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Joe FergusonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1968-1983 MLB Years: 1970-1983
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Drafted

PositionsC-766, OF-208, 1B-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJoseph Vance Ferguson
Height6-2Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 19,1946 [71.329]PlaceSan Francisco,California
High SchoolCamden (San Jose,CA)
CollegePacific (Stockton,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Los Angeles Dodgers [Team Picks] in the 8th round (161st overall) of the 1968 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsBill Brenzel
MLB DebutSeptember 12,1970 [23.358]
OrganizationsLAN [13] CAL [3] HOU [2] SLN [1] Awards0Awards Voting1-7
TBC Player ID11322Retrosheet IDfergj101MLBAM ID114067
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Player Notes:   First player ever drafted out of Pacific in 1968
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed44Power75Contact33XBH70RBIs67Runs45Hitting42Durability33Team.535Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1968Tri-CityNwstA--2172264465941252000000000.288.288.522.81011825226.248.234.235.3690.000.000.005.3118.8338.46
1969Daytona BeachFSLA+-2212339166112214958000000000.286.286.430.71616834391.270.144.143.3210.000.000.002.3043.4430.36
1970AlbuquerqueTexAA-23109364721112041665000000000.305.305.514.81918740364.273.209.209.3600.000.000.004.4022.7536.04
1970Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan45c2354010001002200100.250.429.250.679107.333.000.500.33228.5728.571.000.000.000.00
1971SpokanePCLAAA-246021327541011043000000000.254.254.451.7059621213.217.197.197.3160.000.000.004.6921.3038.89
1971Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan13c24361021322302710121510013.216.304.304.608315115.235.088.216.28410.4313.041.251.7451.0022.73
1972AlbuquerquePCLAAA-2512338068992141067000000000.261.261.416.67715835380.241.155.155.3060.000.000.002.6338.0035.35
1972Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan13c25824273015002401002.292.346.542.88813427.316.250.333.4017.4114.812.003.7024.0057.14
1973Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan13c26136487841282602588118781101095.263.369.470.83922951585.263.207.386.37314.8713.850.934.2719.4839.84
1974Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan13c27111349548814116572275730151011.252.380.436.81615231430.272.184.398.36917.4416.980.973.7221.8135.23
1975Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan13c-of286620215422152321354711254.208.325.302.627618241.243.094.272.29314.5219.501.342.0740.4019.05
1976Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan13of295418524417061820254112013.222.318.357.6756613213.254.135.281.31711.7419.251.642.8230.8331.71
1976St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln13c297118922388442142324012236.201.317.349.6666616226.231.148.328.30914.1617.701.251.7747.2542.11
1976Totals for NL-NL         1253744679154103962578124249.211.317.353.67013229439.242.142.305.31312.9818.451.422.2837.4036.71
1977Houston AstrosNLMLBhou13c30132421591082131661628579023711.257.379.435.81418340511.280.178.390.36216.6315.460.933.1326.3137.04
1978Houston AstrosNLMLBhou13c315115020315072200373011266.207.363.380.7435712191.209.173.420.33619.3715.710.813.6621.4338.71
1978Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan13c3167198204711072812344111159.237.350.399.7497918235.265.162.328.33814.4717.451.212.9828.2938.30
1978Totals for NL-NL         118348407816014501271712231115.224.356.391.74713630426.241.167.368.33716.6716.671.003.2924.8638.46
1979Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan13c-of3212236354951402069107068225610.262.380.466.84616934442.268.204.399.37415.8415.380.974.5218.1535.79
1980Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan13c3377172204132929223846013118.238.371.436.8077514214.267.198.419.34717.7621.501.214.2119.1134.15
1981Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan13of341714221001002500000.143.250.214.4643116.222.071.214.22812.5031.252.500.000.0050.00
1981California AngelsALMLBcal11c341230571015009801101.233.400.367.76711241.273.134.433.36221.9519.510.892.4430.0028.57
1981Totals for MLB-MLB         294479201600111301101.205.357.318.67514357.258.113.364.32419.3022.811.181.7544.0033.33
1982California AngelsALMLBcal13c3536841019203800121901004.226.323.357.68030597.258.131.274.31312.3719.591.583.0928.0026.32
1983California AngelsALMLBcal13c361227320002005801003.074.219.074.2932033.105.000.185.16715.1524.241.600.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter10133001407719121111224452212562607917356486.240.358.409.76712282543624.259.169.360.00015.5116.751.083.3724.6035.33
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter4221574277441811757285000000000.280.280.462.7427271551574.253.182.182.0000.000.000.003.6227.6135.15
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1835939515331520110000000000.258.258.428.68625456593.232.170.170.0000.000.000.003.3729.6536.60
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter109364721112041665000000000.305.305.514.81918740364.273.209.209.0000.000.000.004.4022.7536.04
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12339166112214958000000000.286.286.430.71616834391.270.144.143.0000.000.000.002.3043.4430.36
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter72264465941252000000000.288.288.522.81011825226.248.234.235.0000.000.000.005.3118.8338.46
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter69921002885148449132612838242379274855.245.359.419.7788791792525.262.174.358.00015.1316.751.113.6023.0834.82
Houston Astros Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter183571791392632383621221091351317.243.375.420.79524052702.261.177.398.00017.3815.530.893.2824.8337.41
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter7118922388442142324012236.201.317.349.6666616226.231.148.328.00014.1617.701.251.7747.2542.11
California Angels Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter6014118283041500263503108.199.321.305.626437171.233.106.291.00015.2020.471.352.3435.2525.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624806511519220714290971361014.240.358.409.76719641580.259.169.360.00015.5116.751.083.3724.6035.33
Average Minor - Per 162 games16260410616931722109000000000.280.280.462.74227960604.253.182.182.0000.000.000.003.6227.6135.15

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1970Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan23C3--9---991.0003.00------560.01.9
1971Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan24C35--16793-179176.9835.03-----33697.221.6
1972Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan25C7-50371-138381.0005.430.762340.01887.54.5
1972Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan25OF2-165---551.0002.500.31-----825.01.3
1973Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan26C122-107475757317817814.9966.670.76512864.61813689.775.8
1973Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan26OF21-14529-2-3129.9351.380.20-----13615.413.0
1974Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan27C82--4364062482476.9885.80-362361.0911173.950.6
1974Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan27OF32--50-1-5150.9801.56------11128.819.8
1975Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan28C35--1581611175174.9944.97-13959.156653.021.6
1975Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan28OF34--574136261.9841.79------6651.521.0
1976St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29C48--2383266276270.9785.63-----77167.629.6
1976Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan29OF39--8223-8784.9662.15------5472.224.1
1976Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan29C17--7410328784.9664.94-16576.225431.510.5
1976St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29OF14--15-2-1715.8821.07------7119.78.6
1977Houston AstrosNLMLBhou30C122--634801110725714.9855.85-946160.61613292.475.3
1977Houston AstrosNLMLBhou301B1--10---10101.00010.00------1320.80.6
1978Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan31C62--2842352312307.9844.95-331371.746792.538.3
1978Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31C51--288292-319317.9946.22-361866.7551100.031.5
1978Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan31OF3--1---111.0000.33------674.51.9
1979Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan32C67--3263576368361.9815.39-511873.9812254.941.4
1979Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan32OF52--882229290.9781.73------12242.632.1
1980Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan33C66--2972364326320.9824.85-581282.937785.740.5
1980Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan33OF1----1-1---------771.30.6
1981California AngelsALMLBcal34C8--355114140.9765.00-5550.011266.77.3
1981California AngelsALMLBcal34OF4--6---661.0001.50------1233.33.6
1981Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan34OF1---------------175.90.9
1982California AngelsALMLBcal35C32--1381312152151.9934.72-201360.623688.919.8
1982California AngelsALMLBcal35OF2--1---111.0000.50------365.61.2
1983California AngelsALMLBcal36C9--2731-3130.9683.33-6275.0-1275.05.6
1983California AngelsALMLBcal36OF3--4---441.0001.33------1225.01.9
MLB Totals for C - 14 season(s)-   C766-11243905376565443374281.9875.593.8142121066.7847660.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 11 season(s)-   OF208-1613388125358346.9661.662.15-----2080.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--10---10101.00010.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1970Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan23-3---------
1971Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan24-35---------
1972Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan25-7-------2-
1973Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan26-122-------21-
1974Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan27-82-------32-
1975Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan28-35-------34-
1976St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29-48-------14-
1976Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan29-17-------39-
1977Houston AstrosNLMLBhou30-1221--------
1978Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan31-62-------3-
1978Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31-51---------
1979Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan32-67-------52-
1980Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan33-66-------1-
1981California AngelsALMLBcal34-8-------4-
1981Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan34---------1-
1982California AngelsALMLBcal35-32-------2-
1983California AngelsALMLBcal36-9-------3-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1974Los Angeles DodgersChamp. SeriesMLB27413330002005100000.231.444.231.6753018.250.000.38527.785.560.200.000.000.00
1974Los Angeles DodgersWorld SeriesMLB27516220012104600000.125.300.313.6135120.111.188.50020.0030.001.505.0016.0050.00
1978Los Angeles DodgersChamp. SeriesMLB3122000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1978Los Angeles DodgersWorld SeriesMLB3124122000000100000.500.5001.0001.500424.667.500.5000.0025.000.000.000.00100.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs615330002005200000.200.400.200.6003020.231.000.33325.0010.000.400.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs720342012104700000.200.333.450.7839324.250.250.50016.6729.171.754.1720.0075.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1986Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex39Bench Coach1628775.5375.02Bobby Valentine
1987Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex40Bench Coach1627587.46310.06Bobby Valentine
1988Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan41Bench Coach1619467.584--1Tom LasordaWon World Series (Athletics)
1989Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan42Bench Coach1607783.48114.04Tom Lasorda
1990Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan43First Base Coach1628676.5315.02Tom Lasorda
1991Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan44Bench Coach1629369.5741.02Tom Lasorda
1992Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan45First Base Coach1626399.38935.06Tom Lasorda
1993Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan46Bench Coach1628181.50023.04Tom Lasorda
1994Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBMLBlan47Bench Coach1145856.509--1Tom Lasorda
1996High Desert MavericksCalifA+Minorbal49Manager1407664.543--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
1997Bowie BaysoxEastAAMinorbal50Manager1427567.52811.02 Lost in Semi-Finals
1998Bowie BaysoxEastAAMinorbal51Manager1427171.50010.53 
1999Bowie BaysoxEastAAMinorbal52Manager1417071.49610.55 
2000Delmarva ShorebirdsSALAMinorbal53Manager1367462.54415.50 League Champions
2001Delmarva ShorebirdsSALAMinorbal54Manager1406179.43631.06 
2002Delmarva ShorebirdsSALAMinorbal55Manager1407664.5437.53 Lost in Semi-Finals
2003Quebec CapitalesNeastIndIndy-56Manager894940.5511.53 Lost in 1st Round (North Shore)
2005San Diego PadresNLMLBMLBsdn58Minor League Catching Instructor1628280.506--1Bruce BochyLost NLDS (Cardinals)
2006Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-Minorsdn59Hitting Coach764333.56612.02Doug Dascenzo-
2007Camden RiversharksAtlIndIndy-60Manager1266759.5328.04 Lost 1st Round
2008Camden RiversharksAtlIndIndy-61Manager1406773.4797.04 Lost in Finals
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1983-07-06Released by Angels. 
1981-09-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Angels. 
1981-08-13Released by Dodgers. 
1978-07-01TradeTraded by Astros with Cash to Dodgers for Jeff Leonard and Rafael Landestoy. 
1976-11-23TradeTraded by Cardinals with Bob Detherage to Astros for Jerry Davanon and Larry Dierker. 
1976-06-15TradeTraded by Dodgers with Fred Tisdale and Bob Detherage to Cardinals for Reggie Smith. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.