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Ron SwobodaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1964-1973 MLB Years: 1965-1973
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PositionsOF-767, 1B-22, DH-15Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRonald Alan Swoboda
Height6-2Weight205BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJune 30,1944 [74.167]PlaceBaltimore,Maryland
High SchoolSparrows Point (Baltimore,MD)
CollegeUniversity of Maryland (College Park,MD)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1963 by the New York Mets.
Signing Bonus$35,000Signing ScoutsPete Gebrian
MLB DebutApril 12,1965 [20.286]
OrganizationsNYN [7] NYA [3] MON [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID18675Retrosheet IDswobr101MLBAM ID123062
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (OF) in 1965
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed57Power72Contact30XBH62RBIs72Runs45Hitting56Durability58Team.462Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1964WilliamsportEastAA-20117417651152121461000000000.276.276.436.71218237417.251.160.161.3130.000.000.003.3629.7932.17
1964BuffaloILAAA-20226661630311000000000.242.242.424.66628666.206.182.182.2920.000.000.004.5522.0037.50
1964Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         139483711312421772000000000.271.271.435.70621043483.245.164.164.3100.000.000.003.5228.4132.82
1965New York MetsNLMLBnyn14of21135399529115319502333102312310.228.291.424.71516937438.257.196.276.3167.5323.293.094.3421.0040.66
1966New York MetsNLMLBnyn4of2211234234769485042317652149.222.296.342.63811721381.263.120.216.2848.1419.952.452.1042.7527.63
1967New York MetsNLMLBnyn4of2313444947126173135331419610347.281.340.419.75918833494.329.138.234.3408.3019.432.342.6334.5426.19
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn4of241324504610914611598152113411114.242.325.373.69816831508.300.131.262.32310.2422.242.172.1740.9128.44
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn4of251093273877102952114390212410.235.326.361.68711821375.296.126.257.31511.4724.002.092.4036.3327.27
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn4of2611524529578294024407211207.233.340.392.7329619289.289.159.314.33513.8424.911.803.1127.2233.33
1971Montreal ExposNLMLBmon14of273975719430601111621003.253.364.387.75129789.322.134.267.34612.3617.981.450.000.0036.84
1971New York YankeesALMLBnya14of275413817362122000273531114.261.391.333.724465170.333.072.268.34215.8820.591.301.1869.0013.89
1971Totals for MLB-MLB         9321324556422601385152117.258.381.352.7337512259.329.094.268.34414.6719.691.340.77106.5021.82
1972New York YankeesALMLBnya14of28631139288011201172901211.248.341.345.686399133.318.097.239.31612.7821.801.710.75113.0032.14
1973New York YankeesALMLBnya14of-dh2935436500120041800000.116.191.186.3778147.167.070.163.1848.5138.304.502.1343.0020.00
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter92825812856248724733442014299647219141865.242.324.379.7039781842924.294.137.255.00010.2322.132.162.5035.3629.49
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter139483711312421772000000000.271.271.435.70621043483.245.164.164.0000.000.000.003.5228.4132.82
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter226661630311000000000.242.242.424.66628666.206.182.182.0000.000.000.004.5522.0037.50
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter117417651152121461000000000.276.276.436.71218237417.251.160.161.0000.000.000.003.3629.7932.17
New York Mets Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter73722122465367320693042012240549166111657.242.319.387.7068561622485.291.145.257.0009.6622.092.292.7832.0630.22
New York Yankees Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter152294326910143401488232325.235.345.316.6619315350.308.081.241.00013.7123.431.711.1473.5021.74
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3975719430601111621003.253.364.387.75129789.322.134.267.00012.3617.981.450.000.0036.84
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624515010915413603252113422311.242.324.379.70317132510.294.137.255.00010.2322.132.162.5035.3629.49
Average Minor - Per 162 games162563831532822084000000000.271.271.435.70624550563.245.164.164.0000.000.000.003.5228.4132.82

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1965New York MetsNLMLBnyn21OF112--1889112208197.9471.76------13583.069.1
1966New York MetsNLMLBnyn22OF97--14572-154152.9871.57------11286.660.2
1967New York MetsNLMLBnyn23OF108--19089-207198.9571.83------13480.666.7
1967New York MetsNLMLBnyn231B20--1431747164160.9768.00------13414.912.3
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn24OF125--2171464237231.9751.85------13294.777.2
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn25OF97--16352-170168.9881.73------10989.059.9
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn26OF100--117321122120.9841.20------11587.061.7
1971New York YankeesALMLBnya27OF47--8023-8582.9651.74------5487.029.0
1971Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27OF26--3931-4342.9771.62------3966.716.1
1972New York YankeesALMLBnya28OF35-236562115958.9831.660.25-----6355.622.6
1972New York YankeesALMLBnya281B2-35--1551.0002.501.67-----633.21.3
1973New York YankeesALMLBnya29OF20-9323---23231.0001.150.25-----3557.112.3
1973New York YankeesALMLBnya29DH15---------------3542.99.3
MLB Totals for OF - 9 season(s)-   OF767-32912185337813081271.9721.663.86-----7670.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B22-31481748169165.9767.5055.00-----220.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH15---------------150.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1965New York MetsNLMLBnyn21---------112-
1966New York MetsNLMLBnyn22---------97-
1967New York MetsNLMLBnyn23--20------108-
1968New York MetsNLMLBnyn24---------125-
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn25---------97-
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn26---------100-
1971New York YankeesALMLBnya27---------47-
1971Montreal ExposNLMLBmon27---------26-
1972New York YankeesALMLBnya28--2------35-
1973New York YankeesALMLBnya29---------2015

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1969New York MetsWorld SeriesMLB25415161001001300000.400.438.467.9057116.500.067.1336.2518.753.000.000.0016.67
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs415161001001300000.400.438.467.9057116.500.067.1336.2518.753.000.000.0016.67

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1974-03-25Released by Braves. 
1974-01-03ContractSigned as Free Agent by Braves. 
1973-12-11Released by Yankees. 
1971-06-25TradeTraded by Expos to Yankees for Ron Woods. 
1971-03-31TradeTraded by Mets with Rich Hacker to Expos for Don Hahn. 
1963-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mets. 
* 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.