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Freddie PatekTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1966-1981 MLB Years: 1968-1981
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PositionsSS-1588, 2B-16, 3B-8, OF-5, DH-2Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameFrederick Joseph Patek
Height5-5Weight148BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 9,1944 [73.229]PlaceSeguin,Texas
High SchoolSeguin (Seguin,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 22nd round (421st overall) of the 1965 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsBob Zuk
MLB DebutJune 3,1968 [23.237]
OrganizationsKCA [9] PIT [5] CAL [2] Awards0Awards Voting1-77
TBC Player ID16382Retrosheet IDpatef101MLBAM ID120280
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Player Notes:   Inducted into the Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame in 1992
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed94Power42Contact61XBH44RBIs47Runs69Hitting53Durability61Team.523Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1966GastoniaWcarA-2175294689185320000000000.310.310.401.71111816294.302.091.092.3120.000.000.001.0298.0017.58
1966AshevilleSouAA-21266411130015000000000.203.203.250.45316164.190.047.047.2010.000.000.001.5664.007.69
1966ColumbusILAAA-211736351001000000000.139.139.167.3066136.139.028.028.1350.000.000.000.000.0020.00
1966Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         1183948210995426000000000.277.277.355.63214018394.269.078.079.2780.000.000.001.0298.5016.51
1967ColumbusILAAA-2212847177120145627000000000.255.255.344.59916225471.245.089.089.2680.000.000.001.2778.5020.83
1968ColumbusILAAA-2333138214271010000000000.304.304.370.674518138.304.066.065.3050.000.000.000.000.0019.05
1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2ss2361208315342218187123729300.255.298.322.620678234.297.067.178.2845.1315.813.080.85104.0015.09
1969Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2ss24147460481109153215853861711514.239.318.296.61413615522.284.057.187.27810.1516.481.620.9692.0013.64
1970Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2ss2584237425810511982294606412.245.322.342.6648116276.294.097.245.30210.5116.671.590.36237.0027.59
1971Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2,37ss261475918615821116364914448057136.267.323.371.69421938648.300.104.237.3166.7912.351.820.9398.5024.05
1972Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca37ss2713651859110254032337476436349.212.280.276.55614329577.241.064.205.2588.1511.091.360.000.0026.36
1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca37ss281355018211719554536145463311209.234.311.321.63216129571.257.087.240.2959.4611.031.170.88100.2024.79
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca37ss29149537721211863383315776939417.225.324.298.62216027630.252.073.250.29612.2210.950.900.48179.0022.31
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2ss30136483581101455453274265211309.228.291.308.59914924541.252.080.219.2817.7612.011.550.9296.6021.82
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2ss311444325810419314351155063213656.241.318.306.62413223503.275.065.264.2929.9412.521.260.20432.0022.12
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2ss321544977213026656053134184513726.262.320.368.68818337563.301.106.270.3087.2814.922.050.8999.4028.46
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2ss33138440541092312463811425619416.248.312.318.63014026496.277.070.227.2928.4711.291.330.40220.0023.85
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2ss34106306307717013711121642310306.252.293.317.6109718338.286.065.114.2784.7312.432.630.30306.0023.38
1980California AngelsALMLBcal2ss35862734172105534761526182111.264.302.392.69410720299.275.128.187.3105.028.701.731.6754.6027.78
1981California AngelsALMLBcal22b3627473111105101600001.234.250.298.54814248.268.064.106.2502.0812.506.000.000.0018.18
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter165055307361340216554149038513152378731119433392.242.309.324.63317893126246.274.082.222.0008.3712.601.500.66134.8823.28
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter279100318027130111063000000000.270.270.352.622353511003.263.082.082.0000.000.000.001.00100.3018.82
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter178645101167226638000000000.259.259.340.59921934645.252.081.081.0000.000.000.000.93107.5020.36
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter266411130015000000000.203.203.250.45316164.190.047.047.0000.000.000.001.5664.007.69
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter75294689185320000000000.310.310.401.71111816294.302.091.092.0000.000.000.001.0298.0017.58
Kansas City Royals Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter12454305571103618241283823361084135862789331664.241.309.321.63013842514867.271.080.230.0008.4912.041.420.58153.7524.23
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter29290512122123886941179416932281616.244.315.314.629284391032.289.070.200.0009.1116.381.800.78113.1317.65
California Angels Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1133204483116539861632182112.259.295.378.67312122347.274.119.175.0004.619.222.001.4464.0026.51
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625437213221544838135177312439.242.309.324.63317631613.274.082.222.0008.3712.601.500.66134.8823.28
Average Minor - Per 162 games162582105157176637000000000.270.270.352.62220530582.263.082.082.0000.000.000.001.00100.3018.82

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23SS52--80164623250244.9764.69------6185.232.1
1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23OF5--9---991.0001.80------618.23.1
1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit233B1--12--331.0003.00------611.60.6
1969Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24SS146--2273993081656626.9544.29------14799.390.1
1970Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25SS65--1222121042344334.9715.14------8477.440.1
1971Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26SS147--30145925107785760.9685.17------147100.091.3
1972Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27SS136-118223051022113762740.9715.440.63-----136100.088.3
1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28SS135-113324250326115771745.9665.520.66-----135100.083.3
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29SS149--25049325108768743.9674.99------149100.092.0
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30SS136--2314052778663636.9594.68------136100.084.0
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30DH1---------------1360.70.6
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31SS143--2334262687685659.9624.61------14499.388.3
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31DH1---------------1440.70.6
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32SS154--2524132970694665.9584.32------154100.095.1
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33SS137--2403503284622590.9494.31------13899.384.6
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34SS104--1532491954421402.9553.87------10698.164.2
1980California AngelsALMLBcal35SS81--1291991642344328.9534.05------8694.250.6
1981California AngelsALMLBcal362B16--2731185958.9833.63------2759.314.5
1981California AngelsALMLBcal363B7---71-87.8751.00------2725.96.4
1981California AngelsALMLBcal36SS3---4--441.0001.33------2711.12.7
MLB Totals for SS - 14 season(s)-   SS1588-231526904786293100477697476.9624.713.23-----15880.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B16--2731185958.9833.63------160.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B8--191-1110.9091.25------80.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF5--9---991.0001.80------50.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH2---------------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23----521---5-
1969Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24----146------
1970Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25----65------
1971Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26----147------
1972Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27----136------
1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28----135------
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29----149------
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30----136-----1
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31----143-----1
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32----154------
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33----137------
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34----104------
1980California AngelsALMLBcal35----81------
1981California AngelsALMLBcal36---1637-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1970Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB2513000000001200000.000.250.000.250004.000.000.33325.0050.002.000.000.000.00
1976Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB31518272004000100000.389.389.500.8899218.412.111.1110.005.560.000.000.0028.57
1977Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB32518473105001200000.389.421.6671.08812419.438.278.3335.2610.532.000.000.0057.14
1978Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB33413210012001400000.077.143.308.4514114.000.231.3087.1428.574.007.1413.00100.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 4 yrs155281551111003900000.288.327.481.80825755.333.193.2505.4516.363.001.8252.0046.67

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1985Texas RangersALMLBMLBtex40Broadcaster1616299.38528.57Bobby Valentine,Doug Rader
* 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
1982-04-06Released by Angels. 
1979-12-05ContractSigned as Free Agent by Angels. 
1979-11-01Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1970-12-02TradeTraded by Pirates with Jerry May and Bruce Dalcanton to Royals for Jim Campanis, Jackie Hernandez and Bob Johnson. 
* 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.