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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Vida Rochelle Blue Jr.
Stat Years
1968-1986  [mlb] 1969-1986
Height/Weight
6-0 / 189
Bats/Throws
Both / Left
Positions
P (502)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
DeSoto (Mansfield,LA)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Kansas City Athletics in Round #2 (#27 overall) of the 1967 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1969-07-20 - Boxscore  (Age: 19.357)
Service Time
Organizations
OAK [9] SFN [6] KCA [2]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 8922 ... retro id: bluev001 ... mlbam id: 111119
Relations
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1968BurlingtonMidwA----181---8112.4924000000152.010267420802310001.206.040.004.7413.683.972.89.421
    1968Minor Totals: byYearA----181---8112.49240000240152.010267420802310001.206.040.004.7413.683.972.89.421
    1969BirminghamSouAA----192---1033.2015000000104.08040370521120001.276.920.004.509.693.462.15.769
    1969Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak21192Log - Sp - Ext - Perf116.641240018142.04934311318241001.6010.502.793.865.147.291.33.500
    1969Minor Totals: byYearAA----191---1033.20150000150104.08040370521120001.276.920.004.509.693.462.15.769
    1969MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----191Log - Sp - Ext - Perf116.641240018142.04934311318241001.6010.502.793.865.147.291.33.500
    1970IowaAmerAAA----203---1232.1717000000133.08840320551650001.085.950.003.7211.172.713.00.800
    1970Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak17,35203Log - Sp - Ext - Perf202.09662200038.220129012350010.834.660.002.798.152.792.921.000
    1970Minor Totals: byYearAAA----201---1232.17170000170133.08840320551650001.085.950.003.7211.172.713.00.800
    1970MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----201Log - Sp - Ext - Perf202.12662200038.720129012350010.844.710.002.838.252.832.921.000
    1971Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak35214Log - Sp - Ext - Perf2481.823939248000312.02097363198830110140.956.030.552.548.682.113.42.750
    1971MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf2481.823939248000312.02097363198830110140.956.030.552.548.682.113.42.750
    1972Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak35225Log - Sp - Ext - Perf6102.80252354020151.0117554711481112011.096.970.662.866.623.282.31.375
    1972MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf6102.80252354020151.0117554711481112011.096.970.662.866.623.282.31.375
    1973Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak14236Log - Sp - Ext - Perf2093.283737134000263.2214108962610515815241.217.300.893.585.393.691.50.690
    1973MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf2093.283737134000263.7214108962610515815241.217.320.893.595.403.691.50.690
    1974Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak14247Log - Sp - Ext - Perf17153.254040121000282.124611810217981749011.227.840.543.125.553.761.78.531
    1974MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf17153.254040121000282.324611810217981749011.227.850.543.135.553.761.78.531
    1975Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak14258Log - Sp - Ext - Perf22113.013938132111278.02431039321991894251.237.870.683.216.123.331.91.667
    1975MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf22113.013938132111278.02431039321991894251.237.870.683.216.123.331.91.667
    1976Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak14269Log - Sp - Ext - Perf18132.353737206000298.126890789631665111.118.080.271.905.012.722.63.581
    1976MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf18132.353737206000298.326890789631665111.118.090.271.905.012.722.63.581
    1977Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak142710Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14193.833838161000279.2284138119238615711011.329.140.742.775.054.441.83.424
    1977MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14193.843838161000279.7284138119238615711011.339.150.742.775.064.451.83.424
    1978San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn142811Log - Sp - Ext - Perf18102.79353594000258.0233878012701715001.178.130.422.445.973.032.44.643
    1978MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf18102.79353594000258.0233878012701715001.178.130.422.445.973.032.44.643
    1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn142912Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14145.013434100000237.0246143132231111388011.519.340.874.225.245.431.24.500
    1979MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14145.013434100000237.0246143132231111388011.519.340.874.225.245.431.24.500
    1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn143013Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14102.973131103000224.0202797414611293201.178.120.562.455.183.172.11.583
    1980MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14102.973131103000224.0202797414611293201.178.120.562.455.183.172.11.583
    1981San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn143114Log - Sp - Ext - Perf862.45181810000124.2974034754637011.217.000.513.904.552.891.17.571
    1981MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf862.46181810000124.7974034754637011.227.030.513.914.572.901.17.571
    1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca333215Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13123.78313162000181.0163807620801034001.348.100.993.985.123.981.29.520
    1982MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13123.78313162000181.0163807620801034001.348.100.993.985.123.981.29.520
    1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca14,333316Log - Sp - Ext - Perf056.0119141045085.19662571235536221.5410.131.273.695.596.541.51.000
    1983MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf056.0319141045085.39662571235536221.5410.151.273.705.616.561.51.000
    1985San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn143517Log - Sp - Ext - Perf884.473320105130131.0115706517801038211.497.901.175.507.084.811.29.500
    1985MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf884.473320105130131.0115706517801038211.497.901.175.507.084.811.29.500
    1986San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn143618Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10103.27282800000156.2137655719771005101.377.871.094.425.743.731.30.500
    1986MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----361Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10103.28282800000156.7137655719771005101.377.891.094.445.763.751.30.500
    MLB Totals (17 yrs)2091613.2750247314337112923,343.32939135712132631185217510313231.237.910.713.195.863.651.84.565
    American League Totals (11 yrs)1371033.143233071123061622,212.019098737711717321471678201.197.770.702.985.993.552.01.571
    National League Totals (6 yrs)72583.5217916631751301,131.310304844429245370436531.318.200.733.605.603.851.55.554
    Minor League Totals30172.57560000560389.027014711101875080001.176.250.004.3311.753.402.72.638
    Minor: A Totals8112.49240000240152.010267420802310001.206.040.004.7413.683.972.89.421
    Minor: AA Totals1033.20150000150104.08040370521120001.276.920.004.509.693.462.15.769
    Minor: AAA Totals1232.17170000170133.08840320551650001.085.950.003.7211.172.713.00.800
    Oakland Athletics Totals (9 yrs)124862.952732621052821121,945.716507316381396171315576181.177.630.642.856.083.382.13.590
    San Francisco Giants Totals (6 yrs)72583.5217916631751301,131.310304844429245370436531.318.200.733.605.603.851.55.554
    Kansas City Royals Totals (2 yrs)13174.50504572450266.32591421333211515610221.418.761.083.895.284.801.36.433
    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%
    1969Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2119pL-S-E-P11210100000002400000.000.167.000.1671200.200.000.00016.6733.332.000.00.000.0
    1970Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak17,3520pL-S-E-P2615131013001701001.200.250.467.7171772.333.267.2865.8841.187.0015.05.8866.7
    1971Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3521pL-S-E-P339102612100201463213000.118.167.127.294121131.039.009.3083.3152.0715.750.00.008.3
    1972Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3522pL-S-E-P427454200000153402000.044.140.044.1845220.089.000.1829.6265.386.800.00.000.0
    1973Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak1423pL-S-E-P5381000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1977Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak1427pL-S-E-P6381000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    1978San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1428pL-S-E-P7357986101200165115000.076.240.127.367101102.253.051.18515.8450.503.1979.00.9933.3
    1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1429pL-S-E-P8378371010130063508000.120.180.169.34997142.120.049.1916.1936.085.8383.01.0320.0
    1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1430pL-S-E-P931683510010033407100.074.111.088.1997961.059.014.1433.8043.0411.330.00.0020.0
    1981San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1431pL-S-E-P1018354720010031005001.200.263.257.5204392.143.057.2806.9823.263.330.00.0028.6
    1985San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1435pL-S-E-P1133300410000031208000.133.212.167.3794151.133.034.2227.3229.274.000.00.0025.0
    1986San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1436pL-S-E-P1228433410130062004000.093.204.186.3905382.233.093.13611.3237.743.3343.01.8950.0
    MLB Totals (12 yrs)3425123753904150249271353102.104.186.145.3316187413.133.041.2067.9343.855.53128.00.6524.5
    National League Totals (6 yrs)1823382536703100037162137101.107.196.154.3504145210.157.047.1908.9439.134.38112.70.7227.8
    American League Totals (6 yrs)160174121720150212109216001.098.165.126.291204223.086.028.2505.8853.439.08174.00.4917.6
    San Francisco Giants Totals (6 yrs)1823382536703100037162137101.107.196.154.3504145210.157.047.1908.9439.134.38112.70.7227.8
    Oakland Athletics Totals (6 yrs)160174121720150212109216001.098.165.126.291204223.086.028.2505.8853.439.08174.00.4917.6
    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
    1969Oakland AthleticsALMLB19P12042.01400551.0000.400.127.4100.012
    1970Oakland AthleticsALMLB20P6038.21700881.0001.300.213.7100.012
    1971Oakland AthleticsALMLB21P390312.015240039391.0001.000.1324.2100.04
    1972Oakland AthleticsALMLB22P250151.0417202321.9130.800.1416.192.68
    1973Oakland AthleticsALMLB23P370263.29300039391.0001.100.1522.897.45
    1974Oakland AthleticsALMLB24P400282.11016302926.8970.700.0924.7100.05
    1975Oakland AthleticsALMLB25P390278.0434113938.9741.000.1424.1100.04
    1976Oakland AthleticsALMLB26P370298.1334123837.9741.000.1223.0100.05
    1977Oakland AthleticsALMLB27P380279.2642325148.9411.300.1723.6100.06
    1978San Francisco GiantsNLMLB28P350258.012290441411.0001.200.1621.6100.06
    1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLB29P340237.01042155352.9811.500.2221.091.94
    1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLB30P310224.01442145756.9821.800.2519.3100.07
    1981San Francisco GiantsNLMLB31P180124.21129114140.9762.200.3216.2100.09
    1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLB32P310181.01422203836.9471.200.2019.1100.04
    1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLB33P19085.13100113131.0000.700.1511.7100.09
    1985San Francisco GiantsNLMLB35P330131.0721213028.9330.800.2120.4100.05
    1986San Francisco GiantsNLMLB36P280156.2324202927.9311.000.1717.3100.09
    MLB Totals - (P)50203,3401274271921573554.9671.100.170.00.00
    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
    1969MLB12----------
    1970MLB6----------
    1971MLB39----------
    1972MLB25----------
    1973MLB37----------
    1974MLB40----------
    1975MLB39----------
    1976MLB37----------
    1977MLB38----------
    1978MLB35----------
    1979MLB34----------
    1980MLB31----------
    1981MLB18----------
    1982MLB31----------
    1983MLB19----------
    1985MLB33----------
    1986MLB28----------
    Totals502----------