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Luis MelendezTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1968-1978 MLB Years: 1970-1977
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PositionsOF-578, SS-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameLuis Antonio Melendez Santana
Height6-0Weight165BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 11,1949 [69.042]PlaceAibonito,Puerto Rico

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1968 by the St. Louis Cardinals.
Signing ScoutsChase Riddle
MLB DebutSeptember 7,1970 [21.027]
OrganizationsSLN [9] SDN [2] TOR [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID15269Retrosheet IDmelel101MLBAM ID118932
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed64Power34Contact72XBH38RBIs41Runs67Hitting57Durability40Team.479Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1968Cedar RapidsMidwA-1811343863120196657000000000.274.274.386.66016931438.264.112.112.2990.000.000.001.3773.0025.83
1969ArkansasTexAA-19642284069126430000000000.303.303.461.76410522228.290.158.158.3400.000.000.001.7557.0031.88
1970TulsaAmerAAA-20140507771553481371000000000.306.306.481.78724455507.287.175.176.3460.000.000.002.5639.0035.48
1970St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26of202170112110083021200103.300.315.314.62922173.356.014.086.2862.7416.446.000.000.004.76
1971St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26of218817325393101120242903017.225.320.254.574444200.271.029.179.27412.0014.501.210.000.0010.26
1972St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26of22118332327911352854253411108.238.292.334.62611119360.252.096.175.2906.949.441.361.3966.4024.05
1973St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26of231213413591181235272750062211.267.319.343.66211721376.306.076.141.3027.1813.301.850.53170.5023.08
1974St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26of2483124152743082211912201.218.283.298.581377140.231.080.169.2717.866.430.820.000.0025.93
1975St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26of25110291337785227321625072310.265.301.347.64810115316.282.082.141.2945.067.911.560.63145.5019.48
1976St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26of262024030000000300003.125.125.125.2503024.143.000.000.1160.0012.500.000.000.000.00
1976San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25of2672119152950051131200113.244.260.286.546345123.269.042.067.2492.449.764.000.000.0017.24
1976Totals for NL-NL         92143153250051131500116.224.238.259.497375147.248.035.056.2272.0410.205.000.000.0015.63
1977Hawaii IslandersPCLAAAsdn-2772243396515123095312902500.267.344.362.7068818281.290.095.239.32011.0310.320.940.71121.5027.69
1977San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2of2783100000001100000.000.250.000.250004.000.000.333.17725.0025.001.000.000.000.00
1978Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-of2896322438315323500304128500.258.320.342.66211020367.285.084.177.3048.1711.171.370.54161.0024.10
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter64114771673665013912218161091752199746.248.299.318.617469721616.274.070.145.0006.7510.831.610.56164.1119.67
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter48517382624929524272239561702101000.283.306.412.7187161461821.282.129.166.0003.353.841.151.4864.3729.67
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter30810721593036412171369561702101000.283.320.412.732442931155.287.129.190.0005.286.061.151.4763.0630.69
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter642284069126430000000000.303.303.461.76410522228.290.158.158.0000.000.000.001.7557.0031.88
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11343863120196657000000000.274.274.386.66016931438.264.112.112.0000.000.000.001.3773.0025.83
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter56113551513374513911717151051622198643.249.302.321.623435671489.275.072.151.0007.0510.881.540.60150.5619.88
San Diego Padres Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter80122162950051141300113.238.260.279.539345127.264.041.074.0003.1510.243.250.000.0017.24
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623734292133231542844152212.248.299.318.61711918408.274.070.145.0006.7510.831.610.56164.1119.67
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625818816432897432202313300.283.306.412.71823949608.282.129.166.0003.353.841.151.4864.3729.67

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1970St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln20OF18--312--33331.0001.83------2185.711.1
1971St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln21OF66--9034-9793.9591.41------8875.040.7
1972St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln22OF105-76520659-220211.9592.010.28-----11889.067.3
1973St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23OF96-749196824206204.9902.130.27-----12179.359.3
1974St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24OF46--84-2-8684.9771.83------8355.428.6
1974St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24SS1---1--111.0001.00------831.20.6
1975St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25OF89--169331175172.9831.93------11080.954.9
1976San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26OF60--85-1-8685.9881.42------7283.337.0
1976St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26OF8--14---14141.0001.75------2040.04.9
1977San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn27OF2--1---111.0000.50------825.01.2
1978Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor28OF88--158663170164.9651.86------9691.762.9
MLB Totals for OF - 8 season(s)-   OF490-151487621215918897.9771.830.59-----4900.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS1---1--111.0001.00------10.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF88--158663170164.9651.86------880.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1970St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln20---------18-
1971St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln21---------66-
1972St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln22---------105-
1973St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23---------96-
1974St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24----1----46-
1975St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25---------89-
1976San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26---------60-
1976St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26---------8-
1977San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn27---------2-
1978Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor28---------88-

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1989Arizona Cardinals ArizRkMinorsln39Manager552431.43616.55 
1990Hamilton RedbirdsNYPLA-Minorsln40Manager763046.39513.55 
1994Savannah CardinalsSALAMinorsln44Manager1378255.5994.52 League Champions
1995New Jersey CardinalsNYPLA-Minorsln45Manager763541.46114.03 
1997Arkansas TravelersTexAAMinorsln47Hitting Coach1406872.4869.02Rick Mahler
1998Arkansas TravelersTexAAMinorsln48Hitting Coach1408060.571--1Chris MaloneyLost in Semi-Finals
2000Johnson City CardinalsAppRkMinorsln50Manager682444.35324.05 
2003Batavia MuckdogsNYPLA-Minorphi53Manager753045.40026.53 
2004Batavia MuckdogsNYPLA-Minorphi54Manager742846.37822.04 
2006Gulf Coast Phillies GCLRkMinorphi56Hitting Coach491831.36714.53Jim Morris-
2007Gulf Coast Phillies GCLRkMinorphi57Hitting Coach602832.46714.54Roly De Armas
2008Gulf Coast Phillies GCLRkMinorphi58Hitting Coach583325.569--1Roly De ArmasLeague Champions
2009Gulf Coast Phillies -GCLRkMinorphi59Hitting Coach593128.5251.52Roly De Armas
* 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.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1978-02-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
1977-10-27Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1976-05-19TradeTraded by Cardinals to Padres for Bill Greif. 
1968-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
* 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.