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Joe AltobelliTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1955-1961 MLB Years: 1955-1961
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Positions1B-98, OF-32Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJoseph Salvatore Altobelli
Height6-0Weight185BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateMay 26,1932 [86.121]PlaceDetroit,Michigan
High SchoolEastern (Detroit,MI)
MLB DebutApril 14,1955 [22.323]
OrganizationsCLE [2] MIN [1] Awards0Awards Voting1-7
TBC Player ID8162Retrosheet IDaltoj101MLBAM ID110200
RelationshipsCousin of Dominic Altobelli, Cousin of J.J. Altobelli
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Player Notes:   Inducted into the International League Hall of Fame in 2008
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed51Power55Contact49XBH64RBIs53Runs54Hitting34Durability36Team.512Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1955Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle45,61b23427581530250151413000.200.259.320.57924584.220.120.173.2665.9516.672.802.3837.5033.33
1957Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle51b25838791832093251412201.207.253.287.54025597.240.080.149.2435.1514.432.800.000.0027.78
1961Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin35of29419510212131400131400102.221.312.358.670346109.228.137.274.30411.9312.841.082.7531.6728.57
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter16625727548352833234225303.210.277.323.6008316290.230.113.202.0007.9314.481.831.7251.4029.63
Cleveland Indians Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter12516217336221433102825201.204.256.302.5584910181.231.098.160.0005.5215.472.801.1081.0030.30
Minnesota Twins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter419510212131400131400102.221.312.358.670346109.228.137.274.00011.9312.841.082.7531.6728.57
Average MLB - Per 162 games16225126538352733224125303.210.277.323.6008116283.230.113.202.0007.9314.481.831.7251.4029.63

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1955Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle231B40--22411214237235.9925.88------4295.226.0
1957Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle251B56--1459116155154.9942.75------8367.536.6
1957Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25OF7--13---13131.0001.86------838.44.6
1961Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29OF25--39-2-4139.9511.56------4161.015.6
1961Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin291B2--151--16161.0008.00------414.91.3
MLB Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B98--38421330408405.9934.13------980.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF32--52-2-5452.9631.63------320.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1955Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle23--40--------
1957Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25--56------7-
1961Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29--2------25-

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1977San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn45Manager1627587.46323.04 
1978San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn46Manager1628973.5496.03 
1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBMLBsfn47Manager1627191.43819.54 
1980Columbus ClippersILAAAMinornya48Manager1408357.593--1 League Champions
1981New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya49Bench Coach1075948.5512.03Bob Lemon,Gene MichaelLost World Series (Dodgers)
1982New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya50Bench Coach1627983.48816.05Bob Lemon,Gene Michael,Clyde King
1983Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal51Manager1629864.605--1 Won World Series (Phillies)
1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal52Manager1628577.52519.05 
1985Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal53Manager1618378.51616.04 
1986New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya54First Base Coach1629072.5565.52Lou Piniella
1988Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn56Hitting Coach1627785.47524.04Don Zimmer
1989Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn57Hitting Coach1629369.574--1Don ZimmerLost NLCS (Giants)
1990Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn58Hitting Coach1627785.47518.04Don Zimmer
1991Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn59Manager1607783.48120.04 
1991Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn59Hitting Coach1607783.48120.04Don Zimmer,Joe Altobelli,Jim Essian
* 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
1961-10-12Released by Twins. 
1961-10-12ContractSigned as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
1961-05-10TradeTraded by Dodgers with Ed Palmquist to Twins for Ernie Oravetz and Cash. 
1960-04-01TradeTraded by Toronto (International) to Dodgers for Clyde Parris. 
1959-01-13Purchased by Toronto (International) from Indians. 
1951-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Indians. 
* 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.