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Orlando Cepeda Orlando Cepeda
Full name: Orlando Manuel (Penne) Cepeda
Born: September 17, 1937, Ponce, Puerto Rico
First Game: April 15, 1958; Final Game: September 19, 1974
Bat: Right Throw: Right Height: 6' 2" Weight: 210
Selected to the Hall of Fame in 1999
NL MVP (1967)
NL Rookie of the Year (1958)
TSN NL Player of the Year (1967)
TSN NL Rookie Player of the Year (1958)
1B on TSN All-Star Team (1959)
1B on TSN NL All-Star Team (1961 to 1962 and 1967)
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Batting RecordBatting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year TeamTeam
1958 SF  N               148   603   88  188  38   4  25   96   29   7   84   3   0   9          18   15  11  .312  .342  .512   0.9 1958 SF  N
1959 SF  N               151   605   92  192  35   4  27  105   33  10  100   5   0   4          10   23   9  .317  .355  .522   1.6 1959 SF  N
1960 SF  N Daily Splits  151   569   81  169  36   3  24   96   34   9   91   8   0   4   0  13  11   15   6  .297  .343  .497   1.7 1960 SF  N
1961 SF  N Daily Splits  152   585  105  182  28   4  46  142   39  11   91   9   0   3   1  11  21   12   8  .311  .362  .609   3.4 1961 SF  N
1962 SF  N Daily Splits  162   625  105  191  26   1  35  114   37   8   97   6   1   7   1   8  16   10   4  .306  .347  .518   1.0 1962 SF  N
1963 SF  N Daily Splits  156   579  100  183  33   4  34   97   37  11   70  10   0   3   0  11  18    8   3  .316  .366  .563   3.2 1963 SF  N
1964 SF  N Daily Splits  142   529   75  161  27   2  31   97   43   7   83   8   0   7   1  11  13    9   4  .304  .361  .539   2.0 1964 SF  N
1965 SF  N Daily Splits   33    34    1    6   1   0   1    5    3   1    9   0   0   3   0   0   1    0   0  .176  .225  .294  -0.3 1965 SF  N
1966 SF  N Daily Splits   19    49    5   14   2   0   3   15    4   2   11   1   0   0   0   0   0    0   1  .286  .352  .510  -0.1 1966 SF  N
1966 STL N Daily Splits  123   452   65  137  24   0  17   58   34  10   68  13   1   9   0   7  12    9   8  .303  .362  .469   0.7 1966 STL N
1966 TOT N               142   501   70  151  26   0  20   73   38  12   79  14   1   9   0   7  12    9   9  .301  .361  .473   0.6 1966 TOT N
1967 STL N Daily Splits  151   563   91  183  37   0  25  111   62  23   75  12   0   7   0   7  16   11   2  .325  .399  .524   4.6 1967 STL N
1968 STL N Daily Splits  157   600   71  149  26   2  16   73   43  13   96   9   0   4   0   9  13    8   6  .248  .306  .378  -1.2 1968 STL N
1969 ATL N Daily Splits  154   573   74  147  28   2  22   88   55  10   76   5   0   3   0  10  12   12   5  .257  .325  .428  -0.4 1969 ATL N
1970 ATL N Daily Splits  148   567   87  173  33   0  34  111   47  11   75   9   0   4   0   5  15    6   5  .305  .365  .543   1.7 1970 ATL N
1971 ATL N Daily Splits   71   250   31   69  10   1  14   44   22   7   29   0   0   4   0   2i 12    3   6  .276  .330  .492   0.2 1971 ATL N
1972 ATL N Daily Splits   28    84    6   25   3   0   4    9    7   1   17   0   0   0   0   0   1    0   0  .298  .352  .476   0.1 1972 ATL N
1972 OAK A Daily Splits    3     3    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000  -0.1 1972 OAK A
1972 Total                31    87    6   25   3   0   4    9    7   1   17   0   0   0   0   0   1    0   0  .287  .340  .460   0.0 1972 Total
1973 BOS A Daily Splits  142   550   51  159  25   0  20   86   50  13   81   3   2   3   0  12  24    0   2  .289  .350  .444   0.7 1973 BOS A
1974 KC  A Daily Splits   33   107    3   23   5   0   1   18    9   0   16   1   0   0   0   1   5    1   0  .215  .282  .290  -0.6 1974 KC  A
Total NL                1946  7267 1077 2169 387  27 358 1261  529 141 1072  98   2  71   3i 94i189  141  78  .298  .351  .507  19.1 Total NL        
Total AL                 178   660   54  182  30   0  21  104   59  13   97   4   2   3   0  13  29    1   2  .276  .337  .417   0.0 Total AL        
Total            Splits 2124  7927 1131 2351 417  27 379 1365  588 154 1169 102   4  74   3i107i218  142  80  .297  .350  .499  19.1 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year TeamTeam
i - incomplete
League Championship Series Batting RecordLeague Championship Series Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1969 ATL N Daily Splits    3    11    2    5   2   0   1    3    1   1    2   1   0   0   0   1   0    1   0  .455  .538  .909 1969 ATL N
World Series Batting RecordWorld Series Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1962 SF  N Daily Splits    5    19    1    3   1   0   0    2    0   0    4   0   0   0   0   1   1    0   1  .158  .158  .211 1962 SF  N
1967 STL N Daily Splits    7    29    1    3   2   0   0    1    0   0    4   0   0   0   0   0   1    0   0  .103  .103  .172 1967 STL N
1968 STL N Daily Splits    7    28    2    7   0   0   2    6    2   0    3   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   1  .250  .300  .464 1968 STL N
Total            Splits   19    76    4   13   3   0   2    9    2   0   11   0   0   0   0   1   2    0   2  .171  .192  .289 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
All-Star Game Batting RecordAll-Star Game Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1959 NL    Daily Splits    1     4    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   1    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1959 NL   
1960 NL    Daily Splits    2     3    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1960 NL   
1961 NL    Daily Splits    2     6    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   1   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .143  .000 1961 NL   
1962 NL    Daily Splits    2     4    0    0   0   0   0    1    1   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   1    0   0  .000  .200  .000 1962 NL   
1964 NL    Daily Splits    1     4    0    1   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .250  .250  .250 1964 NL   
1967 NL    Daily Splits    1     6    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   1    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1967 NL   
Total            Splits    9    27    0    1   0   0   0    1    1   0    3   1   0   0   0   0   3    0   0  .037  .103  .037 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team

Fielding RecordFielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
1958 SF  N        1B  147                    1322   97   16  131      .989
1959 SF  N        1B  122                     929   70   16   74      .984
1959 SF  N        OF   44                      64    1    3    0      .956    44    0    0 
1959 SF  N        3B    4                       2    3    3    0      .625
1960 SF  N Daily  OF   91   86   77   746     163   10    3    3   0  .983    91    0    0 
1960 SF  N        LF   91   86   77   746     162   10    3    3   0  .983
1960 SF  N        1B   63   61   56   542     518   27   10   37   0  .982
1961 SF  N Daily  1B   82   75   70   664.2   644   47    2   50   0  .997
1961 SF  N        OF   80   76   58   658.1   130    4    3    0   0  .978    63    0   18 
1961 SF  N        LF   63   59   45   512.2   104    2    1    0   0  .991
1961 SF  N        RF   18   17   13   145.2    23    1    2    0   0  .923
1962 SF  N Daily  1B  160  154  147  1367.2  1353   88   13  125   0  .991
1962 SF  N        OF    2    2    1    14       3    0    1    0   0  .750     1    0    1 
1962 SF  N        LF    1    1    0     6       1    0    0    0   0 1.000
1962 SF  N        RF    1    1    1     8       3    0    1    0   0  .750
1963 SF  N Daily  1B  150  147  131  1300.2  1262   83   21   91   0  .985
1963 SF  N        LF    3    0    0     9       0    0    0    0   0     -
1963 SF  N        OF    3    0    0     9       0    0    0    0   0     -     3    0    0 
1964 SF  N Daily  1B  139  139  127  1232.2  1211   80   18   89   0  .986
1964 SF  N        LF    1    0    0     0.1     0    0    0    0   0     -
1964 SF  N        OF    1    0    0     0.1     0    0    0    0   0     -     1    0    0 
1965 SF  N Daily  1B    4    3    0    18.2    27    2    0    1   0 1.000
1965 SF  N        LF    2    2    0     6       1    0    0    0   0 1.000
1965 SF  N        OF    2    2    0     6       1    0    0    0   0 1.000     2    0    0 
1966 SF  N Daily  OF    8    8    3    53       7    0    2    0   0  .778     8    0    0 
1966 SF  N        LF    8    8    3    53       7    0    2    0   0  .778
1966 SF  N        1B    6    5    3    42      55    1    0    5   0 1.000
1966 STL N Daily  1B  120  120  113  1071.1  1109   62   13  111   0  .989
1966 TOT N        1B  126  125  116  1113.1  1164   63   13  116   0  .990
1967 STL N Daily  1B  151  150  145  1338    1304   90   10  103   0  .993
1968 STL N Daily  1B  154  154  151  1388.1  1362   90   17  109   0  .988
1969 ATL N Daily  1B  153  152  138  1313.2  1318  101    9   91   1  .994
1970 ATL N Daily  1B  148  147  132  1276    1288  112   12  100   0  .992
1971 ATL N Daily  1B   63   63   56   563     586   49    5   60   0  .992
1972 ATL N Daily  1B   22   21   18   176     171   13    0   15   0 1.000
1973 BOS A Daily  DH  142  142  112                                      -
1974 KC  A Daily  DH   26   25   22                                      -
Total             1B 1684 1391i1287i12294.2i14459 1012  162 1192   1i .990
Total             OF  231  174i 139i 1486.2i  368   15   12    3   0i .970   213    0   19 
Total             LF  169i 156i 125i 1333  i  275i  12i   6i   3i  0i .980
Total             DH  168  167  134                                      -
Total             RF   19   18   14   153.2    26    1    3    0   0  .900
Total             3B    4                       2    3    3    0      .625
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
i - incomplete
League Championship Series Fielding RecordLeague Championship Series Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG
1969 ATL N Daily  1B    3    3    3    26      29    1    2    2   0  .938
World Series Fielding RecordWorld Series Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG
1962 SF  N Daily  1B    5    5    5    44      39    4    0    6   0 1.000
1967 STL N Daily  1B    7    7    7    61      52    4    0    3   0 1.000
1968 STL N Daily  1B    7    7    7    62      47    4    0    7   0 1.000
Total             1B   19   19   19   167     138   12    0   16   0 1.000
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG
All-Star Game Fielding RecordAll-Star Game Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
1959 NL    Daily  1B    1    1    1     9       6    0    0    0   0 1.000
1960 NL    Daily  OF    2    0    0     7       0    0    0    0   0     -     2    0    0 
1960 NL           LF    2    0    0     7       0    0    0    0   0     -
1961 NL    Daily  OF    2    2    1    15       0    0    0    0   0     -     2    0    0 
1961 NL           LF    2    2    1    15       1    0    1    0   0  .500
1962 NL    Daily  1B    2    2    0     9       4    2    0    1   0 1.000
1964 NL    Daily  1B    1    1    1     9       5    1    0    0   0 1.000
1967 NL    Daily  1B    1    1    1    15       6    0    0    0   0 1.000
Total             1B    5    5    3    42      21    3    0    1   0 1.000
Total             LF    4    2    1    22       1    0    1    0   0  .500
Total             OF    4    2    1    22       0    0    0    0   0     -     4    0    0 
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G

TransactionsTransactions
Signed as an amateur free agent by New York Giants (1955).

Traded by San Francisco Giants to St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for Ray Sadecki
(May 8, 1966).

Traded by St. Louis Cardinals to Atlanta Braves in exchange for Joe Torre (March 17,
1969).

Traded by Atlanta Braves to Oakland Athletics in exchange for Denny McLain (June 29,
1972).

Released by Oakland Athletics (December 18, 1972).

Signed by Boston Red Sox (January 18, 1973).

Released by Boston Red Sox (March 26, 1974).

Signed by Kansas City Royals (August 6, 1974).

Released by Kansas City Royals (September 27, 1974).


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