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Tony CloningerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1958-1972 MLB Years: 1961-1972
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PositionsP-352Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameTony Lee Cloninger
Height6-0Weight210BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 13,1940PlaceLincoln County,North Carolina
Death DateJuly 24,2018 [77.345]
High SchoolRock Springs (Denver,NC)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1958 by the Milwaukee Braves.
Signing Bonus$100,000Signing ScoutsGil English
MLB DebutJune 15,1961 [20.306]
OrganizationsMLN [8] ATL [4] CIN [4] SLN [1] Awards0Awards Voting1-4
TBC Player ID9979Retrosheet IDclont101MLBAM ID112412
RelationshipsGrandfather of Grant Byers
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Player Notes:   Opening Day Starter for Milwaukee Braves in 1965, Atlanta Braves in 1966
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts49Walks28Hittable52SO/BB31vsPower52Hitting64Durability51Team.523Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1958nullD--Rel17924.0113013000083.0614137056870001.416.61--6.079.431.55.818-
1958nullInd--Rel17225.91606000035.0332723040270002.098.49--10.296.940.68.500-
1959nullRk--Rel18863.42190190000121.08464460801540001.366.25--5.9511.451.93.571-
1959nullB--Rel18099.5910010000046.0476149058460002.289.20--11.359.000.79.000-
1960nullD--Rel19446.6112012000049.0484636037300001.738.82--6.805.510.81.500-
1960nullAA--Rel19533.4613013000078.0624530064580001.627.15--7.386.690.91.625-
1961nullAAA--Rel20534.3211011000075.0743936040580001.528.88--4.806.961.45.625-
1961Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb40S/R20725.2519109304084.08449491633517411.399.001.713.545.461.55.7785.05
1962Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb40S/R21834.30241594120111.011361531046695011.439.160.813.735.591.50.7273.82
1963Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb40S/R229113.7841182342111145.01316861176310011221.338.111.053.906.191.59.4503.97
1964Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb40ST2319143.563834415322242.220611296208216313031.197.640.743.046.051.99.5763.38
1965Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb40ST2424113.294038216121279.02471151022011921122131.317.970.653.846.811.77.6863.25
1966Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl40ST2514114.123938111111257.22531341182911617827061.438.841.014.056.221.53.5604.06
1967Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl40ST26475.1716160100076.28550441331555001.519.981.533.646.461.77.3644.52
1968Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl40Rel27134.26817004019.0159901171001.377.11--5.213.320.64.2503.39
1968Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin40ST27434.0417170220091.0814941748656001.417.980.694.736.411.35.5713.53
1969Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin40ST2811175.03353416210189.21841231062410310314251.518.731.144.894.891.00.3934.78
1970Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin40S/R29973.833018120041148.013669631078567041.458.270.614.743.410.72.5634.42
1971Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin40S/R30363.8828820115097.07942421249511041.327.301.114.534.721.04.3334.64
1972nullAAA--Rel31114.30707000023.0241111010210001.489.39--3.918.222.10.500-
1972St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25Rel31025.1917017004026.0291715219110011.8510.040.696.583.810.58.0004.86
B Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter099.5910010000046.0476149058460002.289.20--11.359.000.79.000-
D Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1364.98250250000132.010987730931170001.537.43--6.347.981.26.684-
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter113974.0735224710563134061765.2164389879918079811201199301.388.370.924.065.701.40.5381.46
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter19133.73500500000297.024415912301942910001.477.39--5.888.821.50.594-
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter644.3218018000098.0985047050790001.519.00--4.597.261.58.600-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter533.4613013000078.0624530064580001.627.15--7.386.690.91.625-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter863.42190190000121.08464460801540001.366.25--5.9511.451.93.571-
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter225.91606000035.0332723040270002.098.49--10.296.940.68.500-
Milwaukee Braves Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter67413.7716211547427214861.178140536183343594587101.308.150.873.586.201.73.620-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter27334.31110773395101525.048028325253278275282131.448.210.914.754.700.99.450-
Atlanta Braves Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter19214.366355812151352.03531931714215824033061.458.991.074.026.111.52.475-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter025.1917017004026.0291715219110011.8510.040.696.583.810.58.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14124.074431138251220.020411299229913915141.388.370.924.065.701.40.5381.46
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14103.73370370000220.01811189101442160001.477.39--5.888.821.50.583-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1961Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb40p201930450004001602000.167.194.167.3615033.208.000.033.1693.0318.186.000.000.000.00
1962Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb40p212439141003000902002.103.103.128.2315141.133.025.026.1030.0021.950.000.000.0025.00
1963Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb40p224137250001001805000.135.158.135.2935043.172.000.027.1362.3318.608.000.000.000.00
1964Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb40p233887921000700020011000.241.241.241.48221098.313.000.000.2160.0020.410.000.000.000.00
1965Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb40p2441105121732180002507201.162.159.257.416276114.198.095.095.1800.0021.930.000.88105.0035.29
1966Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl40p25471111226505231122222001.234.261.414.6754610117.250.180.198.2981.7118.8011.004.2722.2038.46
1967Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl40p2616251510040011000000.200.231.240.4716126.333.040.080.2163.8538.4610.000.000.0020.00
1968Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl40p2784000000000200000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1968Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin40p272134672028001503000.206.229.441.67015438.185.235.265.3082.6313.165.005.2617.0057.14
1968Totals for NL-NL         2938672028001703000.184.205.395.60015442.172.211.237.2762.3816.677.004.7619.0057.14
1969Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin40p283672101210151032603001.167.200.222.42216278.244.055.111.1973.8533.338.671.2872.0016.67
1970Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin40p29304771020230001602001.213.213.383.59618449.276.170.170.2610.0032.650.004.0823.5040.00
1971Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin40p3028271710010001002000.259.259.296.5558129.412.037.037.2520.0034.480.000.000.0014.29
1972St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25p31173000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter366621651191621167219161239206.192.205.277.48217229673.239.085.101.0001.3423.9217.891.6356.4524.37
Milwaukee Braves Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter16329828524212300268027203.174.179.211.390637329.221.037.044.0000.6120.6734.000.30298.0013.46
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter11518024366051710457010002.200.217.317.5345711194.263.117.144.0002.0629.3814.252.5836.0030.56
Atlanta Braves Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter711401331605271133422001.221.248.371.6195211147.257.150.171.0002.0423.1311.333.4028.0035.48
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter173000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16227529537153010471117103.192.205.277.4827613298.239.085.101.0001.3423.9217.891.6356.4524.37

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1961Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb20P19-841116--27271.0001.420.32-----19100.012.3
1962Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb21P24-1111018132928.9661.170.25-----24100.014.8
1963Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb22P41-1458171-2625.9620.610.17-----41100.025.3
1964Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb23P38-2421441215755.9651.450.23-----38100.023.5
1965Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb24P40-2791541626256.9031.400.20-----4197.624.7
1966Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl25P39-2571443816557.8771.460.22-----4783.024.1
1967Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl26P16-76311-114141.0000.880.18-----16100.09.9
1968Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27P17-9111111-2322.9571.290.24-----2181.010.5
1968Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl27P8-1914--551.0000.630.26-----8100.04.9
1969Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28P35-189923333532.9140.910.17-----3697.221.6
1970Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29P30-1481331254644.9571.470.30-----30100.018.5
1971Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30P28-97416232220.9090.710.21-----28100.017.3
1972St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31P17-2617-1881.0000.470.315271.4-17100.010.9
MLB Totals for P - 12 season(s)-   P352-17641142792620419393.9381.120.225271.4-3520.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1961Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb2019----------
1962Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb2124----------
1963Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb2241----------
1964Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb2338----------
1965Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb2440----------
1966Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2539----------
1967Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2616----------
1968Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2717----------
1968Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl278----------
1969Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2835----------
1970Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2930----------
1971Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3028----------
1972St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3117----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1970Cincinnati RedsChamp. SeriesMLB29005.401005.0734102.2012.600.007.201.800.250.00.000
1970Cincinnati RedsWorld SeriesMLB29017.362007.11065402.1112.270.006.144.910.800.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs005.4010100005.0703041002.2012.600.007.201.800.250.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs017.3620200007.31006054002.0512.270.006.144.910.800.00.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1970Cincinnati RedsChamp. SeriesMLB2911000000001000000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.00050.000.000.000.000.000.00
1970Cincinnati RedsWorld SeriesMLB2922000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs11000000001000000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.00050.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs22000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1992New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya51Bullpen Coach1627686.46920.05Buck Showalter
1993New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya52Pitching Coach1628874.5437.02Buck Showalter
1994New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya53Pitching Coach1137043.619--1Buck Showalter
1995New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya54Pitching Coach1447965.5497.02Buck ShowalterLost in 1st Round (Mariners)
1996New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya55Bullpen Coach1629270.568--1Joe TorreWon World Series (Braves)
1997New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya56Bullpen Coach1629666.5932.02Joe TorreLost in 1st Round (Indians)
1998New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya57Bullpen Coach16211448.704--1Joe TorreWon World Series (Padres)
1999New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya58Bullpen Coach1629864.605--3Joe TorreWon World Series (Braves)
2000New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya59Bullpen Coach1618774.540--1Joe TorreWon World Series (Mets)
2001New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya60Bullpen Coach1609565.594--1Joe TorreLost World Series (Diamondbacks)
2002Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos61Pitching Coach1629369.57410.52Grady Little-
2003Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos62Pitching Coach1629567.5866.02Grady LittleLost ALCS (Yankees)
2010Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos69Player Development Consultant1628973.5497.02Terry Francona
* 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
1972-08-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Braves. 
1972-07-26Released by Cardinals. 
1972-03-24TradeTraded by Reds to Cardinals for Julian Javier. 
1968-06-11TradeTraded by Braves with Clay Carroll and Woody Woodward to Reds for Bob Johnson, Ted Davidson and Milt Pappas. 
1958-05-23ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
* 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.