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Donn ClendenonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1961-1972 MLB Years: 1961-1972
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World Series Champion

Positions1B-1200, OF-39, 3B-1Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDonn Alvin Clendenon
Height6-3Weight210BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 15,1935PlaceNeosho,Missouri
Death DateSeptember 17,2005 [70.064]
High SchoolBooker T. Washington (Atlanta,GA)
CollegeMorehouse College (Atlanta,GA)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1957 by the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Signing Bonus$500
MLB DebutSeptember 22,1961 [26.069]
OrganizationsPIT [8] NYN [3] SLN [1] MON [1] Awards1Awards Voting2-27
TBC Player ID9968Retrosheet IDclend101MLBAM ID112398
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Player Notes:   Selected by the Montreal Expos from the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1968 NL expansion draft (#11 pick)
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed76Power83Contact31XBH70RBIs75Runs64Hitting79Durability70Team.506Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1961Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit35of2593571111020051000000.314.400.400.80014240.440.086.229.36412.5025.002.000.000.0018.18
1962Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit171b2680222396785728164265811133.302.376.477.85310620251.380.175.347.37510.3623.112.232.7931.7129.85
1963Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit171b27154563651552871557221339136534314.275.326.430.75624250614.337.155.240.3346.3522.153.492.4437.5332.26
1964Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit171b281334575312923812641282696234210.282.321.446.76720443492.331.164.230.3365.2819.513.692.4438.0833.33
1965Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit171b29162612891843214149699481285110710.301.351.467.81828660676.354.166.245.3577.1018.932.672.0743.7132.61
1966Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit171b3015557180171221028988752142213714.299.358.520.87829760629.354.221.313.3818.2722.582.734.4520.3935.09
1967Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit171b311314784611915213564434107114415.249.298.370.66817730518.293.121.192.3006.5620.663.152.5136.7725.21
1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit171b3215858463150206178710347163158414.257.309.399.70823343645.323.142.235.3217.2925.273.472.6434.3528.67
1969Montreal ExposNLMLBmon171b33381291431614140263200116.240.272.395.6675111136.287.155.186.2974.4123.535.332.9432.2535.48
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn221b3372202315150123732196222143.252.321.455.7769217226.302.203.302.3468.4127.433.265.3116.8333.33
1969Totals for NL-NL         1103314582111165134259422259.248.303.432.73514328362.296.184.257.3276.9125.973.764.4220.6934.15
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn221b34121396651141832297413991107415.288.348.515.86320443443.317.227.333.3768.8020.542.334.9718.0037.72
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn221b358826329651001137122178103312.247.302.411.71310821288.305.164.240.3207.2927.083.713.8223.9132.31
1972St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln161b36611361326404912173700147.191.279.309.588428154.229.118.235.26611.0424.032.182.6034.0030.77
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter136246485941273192571596829057379114021174746123.274.328.442.77020564085112.328.168.257.0007.4122.303.013.1129.2332.05
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter98235224429861495310648881482778401715343080.280.332.443.77515593083865.337.163.251.0007.1721.733.032.7433.2331.24
New York Mets Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter28186112523033345171857923142111130.267.328.469.79740481957.310.202.297.0008.2524.142.924.7019.1335.22
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter611361326404912173700147.191.279.309.588428154.229.118.235.00011.0424.032.182.6034.0030.77
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter381291431614140263200116.240.272.395.6675111136.287.155.186.0004.4123.535.332.9432.2535.48
Average MLB - Per 162 games16255371151237198111745136226515.274.328.442.77024549608.328.168.257.0007.4122.303.013.1129.2332.05

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1961Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25OF8--151--16161.0002.00------988.95.2
1962Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit261B52--38224444410406.9907.81------8065.032.3
1962Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26OF19--3212-3533.9431.74------8023.811.8
1963Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit271B151--14501181515415831568.99110.38------15498.193.2
1964Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit281B119--1153751411612421228.98910.32------13389.573.5
1965Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit291B158--15721192816117191691.98410.70------16297.597.5
1965Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit293B1---2--221.0002.00------1620.60.6
1966Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit301B152--1452962418215721548.98510.18------15598.193.8
1967Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit311B123--1199891512213031288.98810.47------13193.975.9
1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit321B155--15871281713417321715.99011.06------15898.195.7
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn331B58--41825746450443.9847.64------7280.635.8
1969Montreal ExposNLMLBmon331B24--21420322237234.9879.75------3863.214.8
1969Montreal ExposNLMLBmon33OF11--162222018.9001.64------3828.96.8
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn33OF1---------------721.40.6
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn341B100--72262772791784.9917.84------12182.661.7
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn351B72--50537849550542.9857.53------8881.844.4
1972St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln361B36-27925926434289285.9867.921.02-----6159.023.1
MLB Totals for 1B - 11 season(s)-   1B1200-2791091381914611361187811732.9889.7842.05-----12000.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF39--634427167.9441.72------390.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---2--221.0002.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1961Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25---------8-
1962Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26--52------19-
1963Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27--151--------
1964Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28--119--------
1965Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29--158--1-----
1966Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30--152--------
1967Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31--123--------
1968Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit32--155--------
1969New York MetsNLMLBnyn33--58------1-
1969Montreal ExposNLMLBmon33--24------11-
1970New York MetsNLMLBnyn34--100--------
1971New York MetsNLMLBnyn35--72--------
1972St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln36--36--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1969New York MetsWorld SeriesMLB33414451034002600000.357.4381.0711.50915416.400.714.85712.5037.503.0018.754.6780.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs414451034002600000.357.4381.0711.50915416.400.714.85712.5037.503.0018.754.6780.00

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1969World Series MVP1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1972-08-07Released by Cardinals. 
1971-12-09ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
1971-10-28Released by Mets. 
1969-06-15TradeTraded by Expos to Mets for Dave Colon, Bill Carden, Kevin Collins and Steve Renko. 
1969-04-08Refused to report to Astros. 
1969-01-22TradeTraded by Expos with Jesus Alou to Astros for Rusty Staub. 
1968-10-14Selected by Expos from Pirates in expansion draft (Pick #11). 
1957-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Pirates. 
* 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.