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Rick CeroneTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1974-1992 MLB Years: 1975-1992
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Drafted
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsC-1292, DH-11, P-2, 1B-2, OF-1, 3B-1, 2B-1Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRichard Aldo Cerone
Height5-11Weight185BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 19,1954 [64.205]PlaceNewark,New Jersey
High SchoolEssex Catholic (East Orange,NJ)
CollegeSeton Hall University (South Orange,NJ)

DraftedSelected by the Cleveland Indians [Team Picks] in the 1st round (7th overall) of the 1975 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutAugust 17,1975 [21.090]
OrganizationsNYA [7] TOR [3] CLE [2] BOS [2] HOU [1] MIL [1] MON [1] NYN [1] ATL [1] Awards0Awards Voting1-77
TBC Player ID9768Retrosheet IDceror001MLBAM ID112159
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed27Power44Contact79XBH49RBIs49Runs32Hitting48Durability39Team.498Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1974Seton HallCollegeSoc204213812458072610492100000.326.503.5361.0397415187.345.210.572.47426.2011.230.433.7419.7133.33
1975Seton HallCollegeJrc21421612966121156410381500000.410.523.7761.29912528199.389.366.609.56619.107.540.397.5410.7342.42
1975Oklahoma CityAmerAAA-214614022356121300262900000.250.367.350.717499166.303.100.286.34115.6617.471.121.2070.0025.71
1975Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle4c21712131000001001000.250.308.333.6414114.250.083.167.2997.140.000.000.000.0033.33
1976ToledoILAAA-22963393886190114820453800000.254.341.407.74813830384.259.153.292.34911.729.900.842.8630.8234.88
1976Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle4c22716120001000200000.125.125.125.2502016.143.000.000.1160.0012.500.000.000.000.00
1977Charleston CharliesILAAAhou-2370231305410164012332141100.234.338.364.7028417270.234.130.268.32212.227.780.642.2238.5031.48
1977Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor9c2331100720401100061201003.200.245.270.515275107.218.070.130.2365.6111.212.000.93100.0025.00
1978Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor9c248828225638232003233214007.223.284.298.5828413310.243.075.145.2717.4210.321.390.9794.0020.63
1979Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor9c251364694711227476114374013415.239.294.358.65216838514.246.119.192.2937.207.781.081.3667.0033.93
1980New York YankeesALMLBnya10c261475197014430414851332566810214.277.321.432.75322448575.283.155.212.3345.579.741.752.4337.0733.33
1981New York YankeesALMLBnya10c27712342357132221021224044010.244.276.342.6188017254.259.098.141.2814.729.452.000.79117.0029.82
1982New York YankeesALMLBnya10c28893002968100528021927145112.227.271.310.5819315329.231.083.140.2625.788.211.421.5260.0022.06
1983New York YankeesALMLBnya10c298024618547022200152914015.220.267.272.539679266.242.052.114.2485.6410.901.930.75123.0016.67
1984Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-c30825252001002300000.200.259.280.5397227.227.080.160.2497.4111.111.500.000.0040.00
1984New York YankeesALMLBnya10c3038120825302131091512005.208.269.283.552345132.223.075.158.2576.8211.361.671.5260.0020.00
1985Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl5c3196282156190325032925104115.216.288.280.5687912316.225.064.156.2629.187.910.860.9594.0019.67
1986Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil11c3268216225614041811152815505.259.304.380.6848218242.275.121.190.3036.2011.571.871.6554.0032.14
1987New York YankeesALMLBnya6c33113284286912142301304645408.243.320.335.6559517327.273.092.194.2969.1714.071.531.2271.0024.64
1988Boston Red SoxALMLBbos6c3484264317113132700203231106.269.326.360.6869517289.296.091.167.3136.9211.071.601.0488.0023.94
1989Boston Red SoxALMLBbos6c351022962872161448003440245110.243.320.345.66510221341.265.102.216.3059.9711.731.181.1774.0029.17
1990Gulf Coast YankeesGCLRknya-c3637010000000110000.143.250.143.393108.167.000.000.2060.0012.500.000.000.000.00
1990Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-c36411010001002100000.091.231.091.3221013.100.000.182.17915.387.690.500.000.000.00
1990Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         718020001002210000.111.238.111.3492021.125.000.111.1899.529.521.000.000.000.00
1990New York YankeesALMLBnya11c36491391242602110051301104.302.324.388.712548146.320.086.122.3203.428.902.601.3769.5019.05
1991New York MetsNLMLBnyn13c3790227186213021611302410029.273.360.357.7178115258.299.084.216.32911.639.300.800.78113.5024.19
1992Montreal ExposNLMLBmon13c38336310174017123511000.270.313.381.69424568.281.111.143.3174.417.351.671.4763.0029.41
MLB Totals - 18 Season(s)Filter1329406939399819015594366223204502448439118.245.301.343.64413952644504.261.098.172.0007.109.991.411.3168.9726.45
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter2277539218237219103321089351100.242.340.372.71228058868.254.130.275.00012.4410.710.862.1939.6331.87
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter2247469218137219103321089241100.243.341.374.71527958860.255.131.277.00012.5610.700.852.2139.2632.04
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter37010000000110000.143.250.143.393108.167.000.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter8429941111201229020873600000.371.513.6661.17919943386.369.295.592.00022.549.330.415.7013.5938.74
New York Yankees Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter58718421884598173120328122210132824458.249.297.351.6486471192029.263.102.165.0006.0110.351.721.5359.4225.93
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter255851791953961191176684284115.229.285.328.61327956931.242.099.169.0007.099.021.271.1877.3628.72
Boston Red Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter18656059143292775005472556116.255.323.352.67519738630.279.097.193.0008.5711.431.331.1180.0026.57
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter96282156190325032925104115.216.288.280.5687912316.225.064.156.0009.187.910.860.9594.0019.67
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter90227186213021611302410029.273.360.357.7178115258.299.084.216.00011.639.300.800.78113.5024.19
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter68216225614041811152815505.259.304.380.6848218242.275.121.190.0006.2011.571.871.6554.0032.14
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter336310174017123511000.270.313.381.69424568.281.111.143.0004.417.351.671.4763.0029.41
Cleveland Indians Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1428251001001201000.179.207.214.4216130.192.035.071.0003.336.672.000.000.0020.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16249648122232753133955365114.245.301.343.64417032549.261.098.172.0007.109.991.411.3168.9726.45
Average Minor - Per 162 games16253766130261147421776641100.242.340.372.71220041619.254.130.275.00012.4410.710.862.1939.6331.87

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1987New York YankeesALMLBnya6Rel33000.0020200202.00000110100.50----4.504.501.00-3.37
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0020200202.00000110100.50----4.504.501.00-0.50
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0020200202.00000110100.50----4.504.501.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings000.002200220002200220.00000110110011000.50----4.504.501.00-0.50

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1975Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21C7--181--19191.0002.71-2166.737100.04.4
1976Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle22C6--251112726.9634.33-4180.02785.73.8
1976Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle22DH1---------------714.30.6
1977Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor23C31--1461511162161.9945.19-101050.0-31100.019.3
1978Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor24C84--4264447474470.9925.60-493359.888895.552.2
1978Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor24DH2---------------882.31.2
1979Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor25C136--560681310641628.9804.62-694759.56136100.084.0
1980New York YankeesALMLBnya26C147--8007399882873.9905.94-535748.214147100.090.7
1981New York YankeesALMLBnya27C69--3532631382379.9925.49-341964.237197.264.5
1982New York YankeesALMLBnya28C89--5092565540534.9896.00-542172.01189100.054.9
1983New York YankeesALMLBnya29C78--4121842434430.9915.51-471477.018097.548.1
1983New York YankeesALMLBnya293B1---------------801.30.6
1984Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya30C8--4251-4847.9795.88------8100.05.8
1984New York YankeesALMLBnya30C38--230911240239.9966.29-171258.6138100.023.5
1985Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl31C91--3844864438432.9864.75-692970.469694.856.2
1986Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil32C68--3914442439435.9916.40-393751.3768100.042.2
1987New York YankeesALMLBnya33C111--5383816577576.9985.19-553362.51311398.268.5
1987New York YankeesALMLBnya33P2-2-------------1131.81.2
1987New York YankeesALMLBnya331B2--4---441.0002.00------1131.81.2
1988Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34C83--47128-44994991.0006.01-521577.678498.851.2
1988Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34DH1---------------841.20.6
1989Boston Red SoxALMLBbos35C97--57841105629619.9846.38-843272.4410295.159.9
1989Boston Red SoxALMLBbos35DH1---------------1021.00.6
1989Boston Red SoxALMLBbos35OF1--1---111.0001.00------1021.00.6
1990Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya36C2--111--12121.0006.00-----1366.73.2
1990Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya36C3--13-1-1413.9294.33------475.02.1
1990New York YankeesALMLBnya36C35--1771411192191.9955.46-131644.864971.421.6
1990New York YankeesALMLBnya36DH6---------------4912.23.7
1990New York YankeesALMLBnya362B1--2---221.0002.00------492.00.6
1991New York MetsNLMLBnyn37C81--424366-466460.9875.68-393254.969090.050.3
1992Montreal ExposNLMLBmon38C28--1067--1131131.0004.04-15478.913384.817.3
MLB Totals for C - 18 season(s)-   C1279--6548536705971547084.9905.54-70541363.19912790.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH11---------------110.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B2--4---441.0002.00------20.00.0
MLB Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P2-2-------------20.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---------------10.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1--2---221.0002.00------10.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C11--5552-6260.9685.45------110.00.0
Rk Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C2--111--12121.0006.00-----120.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1975Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle21-7---------
1976Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle22-6--------1
1977Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor23-31---------
1978Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor24-84--------2
1979Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor25-136---------
1980New York YankeesALMLBnya26-147---------
1981New York YankeesALMLBnya27-69---------
1982New York YankeesALMLBnya28-89---------
1983New York YankeesALMLBnya29-78---1-----
1984Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya30-8---------
1984New York YankeesALMLBnya30-38---------
1985Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl31-91---------
1986Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil32-68---------
1987New York YankeesALMLBnya3321112--------
1988Boston Red SoxALMLBbos34-83--------1
1989Boston Red SoxALMLBbos35-97-------11
1990Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya36-2---------
1990Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya36-3---------
1990New York YankeesALMLBnya36-35-1------6
1991New York MetsNLMLBnyn37-81---------
1992Montreal ExposNLMLBmon38-28---------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1980New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB26312140012000100000.333.333.583.9167112.300.250.2500.008.330.008.3312.0025.00
1981New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB27518162015000200000.333.333.611.94411318.333.278.2780.0011.110.005.5618.0050.00
1981New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB27310110000000000000.100.100.100.2001010.100.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1981New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB27621241013004200000.190.320.381.7018225.167.191.38116.008.000.504.0021.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs518162015000200000.333.333.611.94411318.333.278.2780.0011.110.005.5618.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs622250012000100000.227.227.364.5918122.200.137.1360.004.550.004.5522.0020.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs621241013004200000.190.320.381.7018225.167.191.38116.008.000.504.0021.0050.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1996New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya42Broadcaster1629270.568--1Joe TorreWon World Series (Braves)
1997New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya43Broadcaster1629666.5932.02Joe TorreLost in 1st Round (Indians)
1998Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal44Broadcaster1627983.48835.04Ray Miller
* 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.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1992-07-16Released by Expos. 
1992-02-12ContractSigned as Free Agent by Expos. 
1991-10-07Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1991-01-21ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mets. 
1991-01-13Released by Yankees. 
1989-12-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1989-12-19Released by Red Sox. 
1988-04-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
1988-04-04Released by Yankees. 
1987-02-13ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1986-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1986-03-05TradeTraded by Braves with Flavio Alfaro and David Clay to Brewers for Ted Simmons. 
1984-12-05TradeTraded by Yankees to Braves for Brian Fisher. 
1979-11-01TradeTraded by Blue Jays with Ted Wilborn and Tom Underwood to Yankees for Paul Mirabella, Damaso Garcia and Chris Chambliss. 
1976-12-06TradeTraded by Indians with John Lowenstein to Blue Jays for Rico Carty. 
* 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.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll31625,000-1521075++370,78060,000625,000
1986Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll32675,000-164577++386,34760,0001,300,000
1987New York YankeesTeam Payroll33250,000-3062157344,90660,0001,550,000
1988Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll34300,000-3151556392,10762,5001,850,000
1989Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll35490,000-2531369++429,80262,5002,340,000
1990New York YankeesTeam Payroll36600,000-2631763++515,727100,0002,940,000
1991New York MetsTeam Payroll37100,000-62033-742,231100,0003,040,000
1992Montreal ExposTeam Payroll38230,000-4701542962,245109,0003,270,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red