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Dave RickettsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1963-1970 MLB Years: 1963-1970
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PositionsC-51Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDavid William Ricketts
Born DateJuly 12,1935PlacePottstown,Pennsylvania
Death DateJuly 13,2008 [73.001]
High SchoolPottstown (Pottstown,PA)
CollegeDuquesne University (Pittsburgh,PA)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1957 by the St. Louis Cardinals.
MLB DebutSeptember 25,1963 [28.075]
OrganizationsSLN [5] PIT [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID17131Retrosheet IDrickd102MLBAM ID121179
RelationshipsBrother of Dick Ricketts
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed27Power26Contact85XBH25RBIs47Runs35Hitting61Durability13Team.564Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
1963St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln38c2738020000000200000.
1965St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln10c291129170000001301000.
1967St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln10c315299112780114004700203.273.295.384.679389105.
1968St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln10c322022130001000300000.
1969St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln10c3330442121005004500201.273.320.295.61513150.
1970Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit5c341411020000001300000.
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter13021315539012000102301404.249.278.305.5836510228.
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1162021551901200092001404.252.279.312.5916310216.
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1411020000001300000.
Average MLB - Per 162 games162265196611012500122901505.249.278.305.5838112284.

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
1963St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27C3--14---14141.0004.67------3100.01.9
1965St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29C11--4121-4443.9773.91-----111100.06.8
1967St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31C21--11110--1211211.0005.76-----35240.413.0
1968St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln32C1--5---551.0005.00-----1205.00.6
1969St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln33C8--5711-5958.9837.25------3026.74.9
1970Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34C7--821-1110.9091.43------1450.04.3
MLB Totals for C - 6 season(s)-   C51--236153-254251.9884.92-----5510.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1963St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27-3---------
1965St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29-11---------
1967St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31-21---------
1968St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln32-1---------
1969St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln33-8---------
1970Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit34-7---------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
1967St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB3133000000000000000.
1968St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB32110100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.0000.
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs44010000000000000.

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
1970Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit34Bullpen Coach1628973.549--1Danny MurtaughLost NLCS (Reds)
1971Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit35Bullpen Coach1629765.599--1Danny MurtaughWon World Series (Orioles)
1972Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit36Bullpen Coach1559659.619--1Bill VirdonLost NLCS (Reds)
1973Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBMLBpit37Bullpen Coach1628082.4942.54Danny Murtaugh,Bill Virdon
1974St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln38Assistant Coach1618675.5341.52Red Schoendienst
1975St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln39Assistant Coach1628280.50610.53Red Schoendienst
1977Johnson City CardinalsAppRkMinorsln41Manager703733.5296.53 
1978St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln42Bullpen Coach1626993.42621.05Jack Krol,Vern Rapp,Ken Boyer
1979St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln43Bullpen Coach1628676.53112.03Ken Boyer
1980St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln44Bullpen Coach1627488.45717.04Whitey Herzog,Ken Boyer,Red Schoendienst,Jack Krol
1981St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln45Bullpen Coach1025943.578--1Whitey Herzog
1982St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln46Bullpen Coach1629270.568--1Whitey HerzogWon World Series (Brewers)
1983St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln47Bullpen Coach1627983.48811.04Whitey Herzog
1984St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln48Bullpen Coach1628478.51912.53Whitey Herzog
1985St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln49Bullpen Coach16210161.623--1Whitey HerzogLost World Series (Cardinals)
1986St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln50Bullpen Coach1617982.49128.53Whitey Herzog
1987St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln51Bullpen Coach1629567.586--1Whitey HerzogLost World Series (Twins)
1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln52Bullpen Coach1627686.46925.05Whitey Herzog
1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln53Bullpen Coach1628676.5317.03Whitey Herzog
1990St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln54Bullpen Coach1627092.43225.06Whitey Herzog,Joe Torre,Red Schoendienst
1991St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBMLBsln55Bullpen Coach1628478.51914.02Joe Torre
* 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
1971-08-15Released by Pirates. 
1971-07-26ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1970-09-09Released by Pirates. 
1969-10-21TradeTraded by Cardinals with Dave Giusti to Pirates for Frank Vanzin and Carl Taylor. 
1957-01-01ContractSigned 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.