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Rico PetrocelliTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1963-1976 MLB Years: 1963-1976
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PositionsSS-774, 3B-727, DH-14, 2B-5, 1B-2Position when DraftedSS-3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameAmerico Peter Petrocelli
Height6-0Weight185BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJune 27,1943 [75.167]PlaceBrooklyn,New York
High SchoolSheepshead Bay (Brooklyn,NY)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1961 by the Boston Red Sox.
Signing ScoutsBots Nekola
MLB DebutSeptember 21,1963 [20.086]
OrganizationsBOS [14] Awards0Awards Voting3-87
TBC Player ID16553Retrosheet IDpetrr101MLBAM ID120475
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (SS) in 1965 ... Elected to Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame in 1997
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed35Power79Contact54XBH75RBIs79Runs46Hitting62Durability64Team.514Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1963ReadingEastAA-20137493641182371978000000000.239.239.430.66921249493.209.191.191.2930.000.000.003.8525.9541.53
1963Boston Red SoxALMLBbos38ss2014011001000100000.250.250.500.750214.333.250.250.3240.0025.000.000.000.00100.00
1964SeattlePCLAAA-21134442501021321048000000000.231.231.337.56814925442.213.106.106.2500.000.000.002.2644.2024.51
1965Boston Red SoxALMLBbos38ss221033233875152133302367111246.232.309.412.72113330363.257.180.285.3199.9219.561.973.5824.8540.00
1966Boston Red SoxALMLBbos6ss2313952258124201185911419932428.238.295.383.67820039572.259.145.224.3017.1717.312.413.1529.0031.45
1967Boston Red SoxALMLBbos6ss2414249153127242176624499358394.259.330.420.75020643556.286.161.257.3348.8116.731.903.0628.8833.86
1968Boston Red SoxALMLBbos6ss251234064195172124601317346427.234.292.374.66615231451.255.140.214.3056.8716.192.352.6633.8332.63
1969Boston Red SoxALMLBbos6ss261545359215932240973598681361312.297.403.589.99231574643.275.292.471.43315.2410.580.696.2213.3846.54
1970Boston Red SoxALMLBbos6ss2715758382152313291031167822210616.261.334.473.80727663664.255.212.328.35410.0912.351.224.3720.1041.45
1971Boston Red SoxALMLBbos63b281585538213924428892091108269520.251.354.461.81525556661.261.210.378.36713.7716.341.194.2419.7540.29
1972Boston Red SoxALMLBbos63b2914752162125152157501789122498.240.339.363.70218932607.263.123.271.32212.8514.991.172.4734.7325.60
1973Boston Red SoxALMLBbos63b3010035644871311345004764112310.244.333.396.72914127407.263.152.284.33211.5515.721.363.1927.3831.03
1974Boston Red SoxALMLBbos63b31129454531212311576104874205411.267.336.421.75719139509.286.154.262.3449.4314.541.542.9530.2732.23
1975Boston Red SoxALMLBbos63b321154023196151759024166335116.239.310.333.64313423454.266.094.192.3009.0314.541.611.5457.4323.96
1976Boston Red SoxALMLBbos63b338524017517132405343602339.213.307.288.5956911279.235.075.196.28112.1912.901.061.0880.0021.57
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter15535390653135223722210773102266192626365761127.251.332.420.75222634696170.265.169.289.00010.7115.011.403.4025.6734.69
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter27193511422036929126000000000.235.235.386.62136174935.211.151.151.0000.000.000.003.1032.2433.64
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter134442501021321048000000000.231.231.337.56814925442.213.106.106.0000.000.000.002.2644.2024.51
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter137493641182371978000000000.239.239.430.66921249493.209.191.191.0000.000.000.003.8525.9541.53
Boston Red Sox Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter15535390653135223722210773102266192626365761127.251.332.420.75222634696170.265.169.289.00010.7115.011.403.4025.6734.69
Average MLB - Per 162 games162562681412522281126997346613.251.332.420.75223649644.265.169.289.00010.7115.011.403.4025.6734.69
Average Minor - Per 162 games162559681322251775000000000.235.235.386.62121644559.211.151.151.0000.000.000.003.1032.2433.64

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1963Boston Red SoxALMLBbos20SS1--321-65.8335.00------1100.00.6
1965Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22SS93--1512781945448429.9584.61------10390.357.4
1966Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23SS127--2063812869615587.9544.62------13991.478.4
1966Boston Red SoxALMLBbos233B5--59-314141.0002.80------1393.63.1
1967Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24SS141--2234021973644625.9704.43------14299.387.0
1968Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25SS117--1693601266541529.9784.52------12395.172.2
1968Boston Red SoxALMLBbos251B1--91-210101.00010.00------1230.80.6
1969Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26SS153--26946614103749735.9814.80------15499.494.4
1969Boston Red SoxALMLBbos263B1---31-43.7503.00------1540.60.6
1970Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27SS141--2623932077675655.9704.65------15789.887.0
1970Boston Red SoxALMLBbos273B18--1437135251.9812.83------15711.511.1
1971Boston Red SoxALMLBbos283B156--1183341137463452.9762.90------15898.796.3
1972Boston Red SoxALMLBbos293B146-12731462781338437424.9702.900.33-----14799.394.2
1973Boston Red SoxALMLBbos303B99-85173224622303297.9803.000.35-----10099.061.1
1974Boston Red SoxALMLBbos313B116--832191223314302.9622.60------12989.971.6
1974Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31DH9---------------1297.05.6
1975Boston Red SoxALMLBbos323B113--852291313327314.9602.78------11598.370.6
1975Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32DH1---------------1150.90.6
1976Boston Red SoxALMLBbos333B73--57120611183177.9672.42------8585.945.1
1976Boston Red SoxALMLBbos332B5--913-422221.0004.40------855.93.1
1976Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33DH4---------------854.72.5
1976Boston Red SoxALMLBbos331B1--4---441.0004.00------851.20.6
1976Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33SS1---1--111.0001.00------851.20.6
MLB Totals for SS - 8 season(s)-   SS774--1283228311343336793566.9694.61------7740.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 9 season(s)-   3B727-212458114536315020972034.9702.800.96-----7270.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH14---------------140.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B5--913-422221.0004.40------50.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B2--131-214141.0007.00------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1963Boston Red SoxALMLBbos20----1------
1965Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22----93------
1966Boston Red SoxALMLBbos23----1275-----
1967Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24----141------
1968Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25--1-117------
1969Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26----1531-----
1970Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27----14118-----
1971Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28-----156-----
1972Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29-----146-----
1973Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30-----99-----
1974Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31-----116----9
1975Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32-----113----1
1976Boston Red SoxALMLBbos33--15173----4

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1967Boston Red SoxWorld SeriesMLB24720341023003800000.200.304.550.85411323.200.350.50013.0434.782.678.7010.0075.00
1975Boston Red SoxChamp. SeriesMLB32312120012000300000.167.167.417.5845112.125.250.2500.0025.000.008.3312.0050.00
1975Boston Red SoxWorld SeriesMLB32726381004003600000.308.379.346.7259129.400.038.15410.3420.692.000.000.0012.50
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs312120012000300000.167.167.417.5845112.125.250.2500.0025.000.008.3312.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs144661220270061400000.261.346.435.78120452.333.174.30411.5426.922.333.8523.0033.33

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1979Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos36Broadcaster1609169.56911.53Don Zimmer
1986Appleton FoxesMidwAMinorcha43Manager1395683.40329.53 
1987Birmingham BaronsSouAAMinorcha44Manager1436875.4765.53 League Champions
1988Birmingham BaronsSouAAMinorcha45Manager1446282.43119.54 
1991Birmingham BaronsSouAAMinorcha48Manager1437766.538--1 Lost in Finals
1992Birmingham BaronsSouAAMinorcha49Manager1426874.47921.54 
1992Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAMinorbos49Manager1437172.49713.52 Lost in Semi-Finals
1993Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos50Roving Minor League Hitting Coach1628082.49415.05Butch Hobson
1995Trenton ThunderEastAAMinorbos52Hitting Coach1427369.514--2Ken MachaLost in Semi-Finals
1996Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos53Broadcaster1628577.5257.03Kevin Kennedy
1996Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAMinorbos53Hitting Coach1427864.549--1Buddy BaileyLost in Semi-Finals
1997Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAMinorbos54Hitting Coach1418160.5742.02Ken MachaLost in Semi-Finals
2000Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos57Broadcaster1628577.5252.52Jimy Williams
2001Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos58Broadcaster1618279.50913.52Joe Kerrigan,Jimy Williams
2002Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos59Broadcaster1629369.57410.52Grady Little-
* 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
1977-03-26Released by Red Sox. 
1961-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Red Sox. 
* 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.