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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Richard Cooper Wortham
Stat Years
1977-1983  [mlb] 1978-1983
Height/Weight
6-0 / 185
Bats/Throws
Right / Left
Positions
P (169)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
1953-10-22 in Odessa, Texas   [66.334]
High School
Odessa (Odessa,TX)
Colleges
University of Texas (Austin, Texas)
Draft
Selected by the Chicago White Sox in Round #2 (#27 overall) of the 1976 Amateur Entry Draft (Jan-Sec Phase) 3 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1978-05-03 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.193)
Service Time
Organizations
CHA [4] MON [1] OAK [1] PHI [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 19930 ... retro id: wortr101 ... mlbam id: 124583
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1977Knoxville SoxSouAAcha-231---972.53221943030114.01166232345806001.419.160.243.556.324.891.78.563
    1977Iowa OaksAmerAAAcha-231---138.71990000031.0543930620223102.3915.681.745.816.3911.321.10.250
    1977Minor Totals: CHAbyYearAAA/AA----232---10103.85312843030145.0170101629651029101.6210.550.564.036.336.271.57.500
    1978Iowa OaksAmerAAAcha-242---583.98222240000138.01367561854739331.388.870.523.524.764.891.35.385
    1978Chicago White SoxALMLBcha52242Log - Sp - Ext - Perf323.05882000059.0592420123258001.399.000.153.513.813.661.09.600
    1978Minor Totals: CHAbyYearAAA----241---583.98222240000138.01367561854739331.388.870.523.524.764.891.35.385
    1978MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf323.05882000059.0592420123258001.399.000.153.513.813.661.09.600
    1979Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28253Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14144.90343350010204.01951261112110011914331.458.600.934.415.255.561.19.500
    1979MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14144.90343350010204.01951261112110011914331.458.600.934.415.255.561.19.500
    1980Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28264Log - Sp - Ext - Perf475.97411000931192.01027361458458031.749.980.395.674.407.140.78.364
    1980MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf475.97411000931192.01027361458458031.749.980.395.674.407.140.78.364
    1981Memphis ChicksSouAAmon-275---108.00550000018.015171612888012.397.500.5014.004.008.500.291.000
    1981Denver BearsAmerAAAmon-275---664.7916154001077.05748417713311001.666.660.828.303.865.610.46.500
    1981Minor Totals: MONbyYearAA/AAA----272---765.4021204001095.07265578994119011.806.820.769.383.886.160.41.538
    1982Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-286---0511.5424300921136.24751472582714002.8611.540.4914.246.6312.520.47.000
    1982Minor Totals: PHIbyYearAA----281---0511.6924300921136.74751472582714002.9011.690.5014.426.7112.680.47.000
    1983Modesto A'sCalifA+oak-297---236.751452039044.04541332424412001.989.200.418.599.008.391.05.400
    1983Albany/Colonie A'sEastAAoak-297---0311.45430001011.011151441661002.459.003.2713.094.9112.270.38.000
    1983Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak45297Log - Sp - Ext - Perf000.0010000100.03100100000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00.000
    1983Minor Totals: OAKbyYearAA/A+----292---267.6918820310055.05656476585013002.079.160.989.498.189.160.86.250
    1983MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf002.0010000100.03100100002.002.002.002.002.002.000.00.000
    MLB Totals (4 yrs)21234.878451709331355.03592241922618218930361.529.100.664.614.795.681.04.477
    American League Totals (4 yrs)21234.878451709331355.03592241922618218930361.529.100.664.614.795.681.04.477
    Minor League Totals24355.261168114312351469.74813482743333429364441.749.230.636.415.626.680.88.407
    Minor: A+ Totals236.751452039044.04541332424412001.989.200.418.599.008.391.05.400
    Minor: AA Totals10155.475530439251179.71891451091014712129011.889.490.507.386.087.280.82.400
    Minor: AAA Totals12174.83474680010246.02471621322114512823431.599.040.775.304.685.930.88.414
    Chicago White Sox Totals (3 yrs)21234.878351709321355.03562231922618118930361.519.030.664.594.795.651.04.477
    Oakland Athletics Totals (1 yrs)002.0010000100.03100100002.002.002.002.002.002.000.00.000
    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. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1977Knoxville SoxSouAAcha-23p---1220000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1977Iowa OaksAmerAAAcha-23p---11013010000000500000.077.077.077.1541310.000.000.1250.0038.460.000.00.000.0
    1981Denver BearsAmerAAAmon-27p---2163220001000000000.667.667.6671.334320.000.000.6670.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals4816230001000500000.188.188.188.3761630.000.000.2730.0031.250.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals2616230001000500000.188.188.188.3761630.000.000.2730.0031.250.000.00.000.0
    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

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1978Iowa OaksAmerAAA24P2200.0424313128.9031.300.0016.2100.05
    1978Chicago White SoxALMLB24P8059.00900991.0001.100.155.0100.012
    1979Chicago White SoxALMLB25P340204.0727503934.8721.000.1721.3100.05
    1980Chicago White SoxALMLB26P41092.0718513025.8330.600.2725.6100.03
    1981Memphis ChicksSouAA27P500.00100111.0000.200.003.5100.013
    1981Denver BearsAmerAAA27P1600.039201412.8570.800.0011.8100.012
    1982Reading PhilliesEastAA28P2400.02700991.0000.400.0017.4100.09
    1983Modesto A'sCalifA+29P1400.02500771.0000.500.0010.1100.010
    1983Albany/Colonie A'sEastAA29P400.0121143.7500.800.002.9100.013
    1983Oakland AthleticsALMLB29P100.0000000.0000.000.000.6100.021
    MLB Totals - (P)84035514541017868.8720.800.190.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)3800733514540.8891.100.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)3300310111413.9290.400.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)14002500771.0000.500.000.00.00
    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

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1978MLB8----------
    1978Minor22----------
    1979MLB34----------
    1980MLB41----------
    1981Minor21----------
    1982Minor24----------
    1983MLB1----------
    1983Minor18----------
    Totals169----------