Page Information
Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Jorge Orta
Stat Years
1968-1987  [mlb] 1972-1987
Height/Weight
5-10 / 170
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
Positions
2B (689) ... DH (451) ... OF (343) ... 3B (58) ... SS (23)
Draft Position
2B-OF
Born Date/Place
1950-11-26 in Mazatlan, Mexico   [69.055]
Death
High School
None listed
Colleges
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the in 1971
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Roland Hemond
MLB Debut
1972-04-15 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.140)
Service Time
Organizations
CHA [8] KCA [4] CLE [2] LAN [1] TOR [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 16200 ... retro id: ortaj001 ... mlbam id: 120069
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed54Power66Contact68XBH63RBIs66Runs52Hitting67Durability56Team.504Ratings Explained
Get TBC PREMIUM and remove ads, cleaner display, access to research applications, data store discounts and more!
The TBC Newsletter will keep you periodically up-to-date on what is happening at The Baseball Cube.

Career Batting Statistics

top csv share Sort Research Applications: MLB Stats | Minor Stats | College Stats | Draft Research
  • Grid Filters
  • MLB
  • Minors
  • Full Season
  • Short Season
  • AAA
  • AA
  • A+
  • A
  • A-
  • Rookie
  • College
  • Indy/Intl/+
  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1968FresnilloMexAAA----172b-of---120688186001000000000.265.265.353.61868246.000.088.0000.000.000.000.00.0033.3
    1970Puerto MexMexAAA----192b-of---218436131003000000000.302.302.326.62843141.000.024.0000.000.000.000.00.007.7
    1971San Luis PotosiMexAAA----202b-of---3591825577177753000000000.423.423.7091.13218212931.000.286.0000.000.000.0026.03.8540.3
    1971MexicaliMexAAA----202b-of---35820745751421648000000000.362.362.6811.04320714132.000.319.0000.000.000.0012.97.7342.7
    1972KnoxvilleSouAA----212b-of---453196416267734000000000.316.316.526.84219610320.000.210.0000.000.000.0028.03.5732.3
    1972Chicago White SoxALMLBcha621ss-2bL-S-E-P4511242025313113363712002.202.244.315.559133397.161.113.2624.5127.826.1741.32.2628.0
    1973Chicago White SoxALMLBcha6222bL-S-E-P51284254611391064088378711537.266.323.376.69946916025.198.110.3187.8918.552.3570.81.2822.1
    1974Chicago White SoxALMLBcha6232bL-S-E-P613952573166312106795408836418.316.365.440.80557823143.208.124.3626.9215.222.2052.51.7325.9
    1975Chicago White SoxALMLBcha6242bL-S-E-P714054264165261011831694867444717.304.363.450.81360224447.247.146.3297.9711.131.4049.31.8328.5
    1976Chicago White SoxALMLBcha625of-3bL-S-E-P81586367417429814722483877518215.274.316.410.72668826151.222.136.2895.5211.192.0345.42.0329.3
    1977Chicago White SoxALMLBcha6262bL-S-E-P9144564711592781184444649227312.282.334.417.75162123546.216.135.2907.417.891.0751.31.7728.9
    1978Chicago White SoxALMLBcha6272bL-S-E-P1011742045115192135312423944739.274.340.421.76147717734.245.147.2728.818.180.9332.32.7329.6
    1979Chicago White SoxALMLBcha628dh-2bL-S-E-P111133254985183114615443313426.262.348.437.78537714232.298.175.26011.678.750.7529.52.9237.7
    1980Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle629ofL-S-E-P1212948178140183106465714422828.291.379.403.78256419431.262.112.29912.597.800.6248.11.7722.1
    1981Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle630ofL-S-E-P13883385092143534432143155311.272.312.376.68837012722.169.104.2955.6811.622.0567.61.3523.9
    1982Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3131ofL-S-E-P14861151325502801121310131.217.295.313.608129367.191.096.2289.3010.081.0857.51.5528.0
    1983Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor3332dhL-S-E-P15103245305863103812192900406.237.287.408.69526810019.245.171.2297.0910.821.5324.53.7332.8
    1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca333dhL-S-E-P161224035012023795001283921486.298.343.457.80043818439.226.159.3096.398.901.3944.82.0532.5
    1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca334dhL-S-E-P17110300328021144521222822458.267.317.383.70033011526.193.116.2796.678.481.2775.01.2132.5
    1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca335dhL-S-E-P18106336359314294603233400239.277.321.411.73236113825.193.134.2856.379.421.4837.32.4926.9
    1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca336dhL-S-E-P192150394024003800010.180.226.380.60653196.260.200.1755.6615.092.6725.03.7766.7
    MLB Totals (16 yrs)17555829733161926763130745796050071529336746125.278.334.412.74664582402460.223.134.2957.7411.071.4344.82.0128.4
    American League Totals (15 yrs)16695714720159426263128737795948870228336643124.279.335.414.74963292366453.224.135.2967.7111.091.4444.62.0228.4
    National League Totals (1 yrs)861151325502801121310131.217.295.313.608129367.191.096.2289.3010.081.0857.51.5528.0
    Minor League Totals208696155245441630139000000000.352.352.591.94369641190.239.239.3230.000.000.0023.24.3136.7
    Minor: AA Totals53196416267734000000000.316.316.526.84219610320.209.210.2910.000.000.0028.03.5732.3
    Minor: AAA Totals15550011418338923105000000000.366.366.616.98250030870.250.250.3350.000.000.0021.74.6038.2
    Chicago White Sox Totals (8 yrs)99035614421002162447945666443014772123392176.281.338.418.75639451489285.227.137.3037.6312.091.5845.12.0028.4
    Kansas City Royals Totals (4 yrs)3591089120302621024145257610943101723.277.324.419.743118245696.208.142.2886.439.221.4345.42.0331.8
    Cleveland Indians Totals (2 yrs)217819128232326159810892873713519.283.353.392.74593432153.223.109.2979.859.310.9554.61.6122.8
    Toronto Blue Jays Totals (1 yrs)103245305863103812192900406.237.287.408.69526810019.245.171.2297.0910.821.5324.53.7332.8
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (1 yrs)861151325502801121310131.217.295.313.608129367.191.096.2289.3010.081.0857.51.5528.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

    top csv share Sort Research Applications: MLB Stats | Minor Stats | College Stats | Draft Research
  • Grid Filters
  • MLB
  • Minors
  • Full Season
  • Short Season
  • AAA
  • AA
  • A+
  • A
  • A-
  • Rookie
  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1972Chicago White SoxALMLB212B14085.02026284846.9583.300.549.127.54
    1972Chicago White SoxALMLB213B9056.0218322320.8702.200.365.817.64
    1972Chicago White SoxALMLB21SS190130.028413137269.9583.600.5312.337.33
    1973Chicago White SoxALMLB222B12201,036.02543001875572554.9694.500.5375.395.31
    1973Chicago White SoxALMLB22SS101.01100221.0002.002.000.60.84
    1974Chicago White SoxALMLB232B12300.02973131893628610.9715.000.0076.988.51
    1974Chicago White SoxALMLB23SS300.0000000.0000.000.001.92.25
    1974Chicago White SoxALMLB23DH1000.0000000.0000.000.006.37.26
    1975Chicago White SoxALMLB242B13500.03543541695724708.9785.200.0083.996.41
    1975Chicago White SoxALMLB24DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.21.410
    1976Chicago White SoxALMLB253B4900.031102109143133.9302.700.0030.431.03
    1976Chicago White SoxALMLB25OF7700.0156951170165.9712.100.0047.848.73
    1976Chicago White SoxALMLB25DH3100.0000000.0000.000.0019.319.63
    1977Chicago White SoxALMLB262B13900.02873351964641622.9704.500.0085.896.51
    1978Chicago White SoxALMLB272B11400.0275290962574565.9845.000.0070.897.41
    1978Chicago White SoxALMLB27DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.21.712
    1979Chicago White SoxALMLB282B4100.05775317135132.9783.200.0025.636.33
    1979Chicago White SoxALMLB28DH6200.0000000.0000.000.0038.854.91
    1980Cleveland IndiansALMLB29OF12000.02691051284279.9822.300.0075.093.02
    1980Cleveland IndiansALMLB29DH700.0000000.0000.000.004.45.46
    1981Cleveland IndiansALMLB30OF8600.01501112162161.9941.900.0083.597.72
    1982Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB31OF1700.0351213836.9472.100.0010.519.88
    1983Toronto Blue JaysALMLB32OF1700.01610117171.0001.000.0010.516.57
    1983Toronto Blue JaysALMLB32DH7000.0000000.0000.000.0043.268.02
    1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLB332B100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.85
    1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLB33OF2600.0480104948.9801.800.0016.021.36
    1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLB33DH8300.0000000.0000.000.0051.268.02
    1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLB34DH8500.0000000.0000.000.0052.577.32
    1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLB35DH8700.0000000.0000.000.0053.782.11
    1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLB36DH1200.0000000.0000.000.007.457.17
    MLB Totals - (2B)68901,121154416938541433223237.9744.702.890.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)58056331201311166153.9222.602.730.00.00
    MLB Totals - (SS)23013129423137471.9593.100.540.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)3430067432146720706.9812.100.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)45100000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

    top csv share Sort Research Applications: MLB Stats | Minor Stats | College Stats | Draft Research
    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1972MLB---14919-----
    1973MLB---122-1-----
    1974MLB---123-3----10
    1975MLB---135------2
    1976MLB----49----7731
    1977MLB---139-------
    1978MLB---114------2
    1979MLB---41------62
    1980MLB---------1207
    1981MLB---------86-
    1982MLB---------17-
    1983MLB---------1770
    1984MLB---1-----2683
    1985MLB----------85
    1986MLB----------87
    1987MLB----------12
    Totals---6895823---343451