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Rick Cerone Rick Cerone
Full name: Richard Aldo Cerone
Born: May 19, 1954, Newark, New Jersey
First Game: August 17, 1975; Final Game: July 10, 1992
Bat: Right Throw: Right Height: 5' 11" Weight: 192
C on TSN AL All-Star Team (1980)
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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
1975 CLE A Daily Splits    7    12    1    3   1   0   0    0    1   0    0   0   1   0   0   0   0    0   0  .250  .308  .333  -0.1 1975 CLE A
1976 CLE A Daily Splits    7    16    1    2   0   0   0    1    0   0    2   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .125  .125  .125  -0.3 1976 CLE A
1977 TOR A Daily Splits   31   100    7   20   4   0   1   10    6   0   12   0   1   0   0   3   3    0   0  .200  .245  .270  -0.6 1977 TOR A
1978 TOR A Daily Splits   88   282   25   63   8   2   3   20   23   0   32   1   4   0   0   5   7    0   3  .223  .284  .298  -1.1 1978 TOR A
1979 TOR A Daily Splits  136   469   47  112  27   4   7   61   37   1   40   1   3   4   0   6   5    1   4  .239  .294  .358  -1.0 1979 TOR A
1980 NY  A Daily Splits  147   519   70  144  30   4  14   85   32   2   56   6   8  10   0  10  14    1   3  .277  .321  .432   2.7 1980 NY  A
1981 NY  A Daily Splits   71   234   23   57  13   2   2   21   12   0   24   0   4   4   0   5  10    0   2  .244  .276  .342  -0.8 1981 NY  A
1982 NY  A Daily Splits   89   300   29   68  10   0   5   28   19   1   27   1   4   5   0   5  12    0   2  .227  .271  .310  -2.5 1982 NY  A
1983 NY  A Daily Splits   80   246   18   54   7   0   2   22   15   1   29   1   4   0   0   4   5    0   0  .220  .267  .272  -2.0 1983 NY  A
1984 NY  A Daily Splits   38   120    8   25   3   0   2   13    9   0   15   1   2   0   0   1   5    1   0  .208  .269  .283  -0.7 1984 NY  A
1985 ATL N Daily Splits   96   282   15   61   9   0   3   25   29   1   25   1   0   4   0   4  15    0   3  .216  .288  .280  -2.0 1985 ATL N
1986 MIL A Daily Splits   68   216   22   56  14   0   4   18   15   0   28   1   5   5   0   5   5    1   1  .259  .304  .380   0.2 1986 MIL A
1987 NY  A Daily Splits  113   284   28   69  12   1   4   23   30   0   46   4   5   4   0   4   8    0   1  .243  .320  .335   0.2 1987 NY  A
1988 BOS A Daily Splits   84   264   31   71  13   1   3   27   20   0   32   3   1   1   0   4   6    0   0  .269  .326  .360  -0.2 1988 BOS A
1989 BOS A Daily Splits  102   296   28   72  16   1   4   48   34   1   40   2   4   5   0   7  10    0   0  .243  .320  .345  -0.3 1989 BOS A
1990 NY  A Daily Splits   49   139   12   42   6   0   2   11    5   0   13   0   1   1   0   2   4    0   0  .302  .324  .388   0.3 1990 NY  A
1991 NY  N Daily Splits   90   227   18   62  13   0   2   16   30   2   24   1   0   0   0   4   9    1   1  .273  .360  .357   0.8 1991 NY  N
1992 MON N Daily Splits   33    63   10   17   4   0   1    7    3   0    5   1   1   0   0   1   0    1   2  .270  .313  .381  -0.1 1992 MON N
Total NL                 219   572   43  140  26   0   6   48   62   3   54   3   1   4   0   9  24    2   6  .245  .320  .322  -1.3 Total NL        
Total AL                1110  3497  350  858 164  15  53  388  258   6  396  21  47  39   0  61  94    4  16  .245  .298  .346  -6.2 Total AL        
Total            Splits 1329  4069  393  998 190  15  59  436  320   9  450  24  48  43   0  70 118    6  22  .245  .301  .343  -7.5 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
Division Series Batting RecordDivision 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
1981 NY  A Daily Splits    5    18    1    6   2   0   1    5    0   0    2   0   0   0   0   1   0    0   0  .333  .333  .611 1981 NY  A
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
1980 NY  A Daily Splits    3    12    1    4   0   0   1    2    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .333  .333  .583 1980 NY  A
1981 NY  A Daily Splits    3    10    1    1   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   1   1   0   0   0   0    0   0  .100  .182  .100 1981 NY  A
Total            Splits    6    22    2    5   0   0   1    2    0   0    1   1   1   0   0   0   0    0   0  .227  .261  .364 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
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
1981 NY  A Daily Splits    6    21    2    4   1   0   1    3    4   1    2   0   0   0   0   0   1    0   0  .190  .320  .381 1981 NY  A

Pitching RecordPitching Record
Year Team                  G  GS  CG SHO  GF  SV   IP      H   BFP  HR    R   ER   BB  IB   SO  SH  SF  WP HPB  BK  2B  3B GDP ROE   W   L    ERA    PW Year Team
1987 NY  A Daily Splits    2   0   0   0   2   0    2      0     7   0    0    0    1   0    1   0   0   0   0   1   0   0   0   0   0   0   0.00   0.1 1987 NY  A

Fielding RecordFielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   CS   SB  PkO   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
1975 CLE A Daily   C    7    3    2    32      18    1    0    0   0    3    1    2    0 1.000
1976 CLE A Daily   C    6    2    2    34.1    25    1    1    1   0    2    1    4    0  .963
1976 CLE A        DH    1    0    0                                                          -
1977 TOR A Daily   C   31   29   28   246.2   146   15    1    1   0    0   10   10    1  .994
1978 TOR A Daily   C   84   78   78   712     426   44    4    7   0    8   33   49    2  .992
1978 TOR A        DH    1    0    0                                                          -
1979 TOR A Daily   C  136  133  130  1168.2   560   68   13   10   0    6   47   69    1  .980
1980 NY  A Daily   C  147  146  121  1254.1   800   73    9    9   0   14   57   53    0  .990
1981 NY  A Daily   C   69   64   62   568     353   26    3    1   0    3   19   34    0  .992
1982 NY  A Daily   C   89   86   83   769.2   509   25    6    5   0   11   21   54    0  .989
1983 NY  A Daily   C   78   72   61   626     412   18    4    2   0    1   14   47    1  .991
1983 NY  A        3B    1    0    0     1       0    0    0    0   0                         -
1984 NY  A Daily   C   38   36   29   309.2   230    9    1    1   0    1   12   17    0  .996
1985 ATL N Daily   C   90   76   71   699     384   48    6    4   0    6   29   69    1  .986
1986 MIL A Daily   C   68   66   56   580.2   391   44    4    2   0    7   37   39    1  .991
1987 NY  A Daily   C  111   86   61   778     538   38    1    6   0   13   33   55    1  .998
1987 NY  A         P    2    0    0     2       0    0    0    0   0    0    0    0    0     -
1987 NY  A        1B    2    0    0     5       4    0    0    0   0                     1.000
1988 BOS A Daily   C   83   69   62   611.1   471   28    0    4   0    7   15   52    2 1.000
1988 BOS A        DH    1    1    1                                                          -
1989 BOS A Daily   C   97   85   67   749.2   578   41   10    5   0    4   32   84    0  .984
1989 BOS A        RF    1    0    0     1       1    0    0    0   0                     1.000
1989 BOS A        DH    1    1    1                                                          -
1989 BOS A        OF    1    0    0     1       1    0    0    0   0                     1.000     0    0    1 
1990 NY  A Daily   C   35   29   25   256.2   177   14    1    1   0    6   16   13    1  .995
1990 NY  A        DH    6    5    3                                                          -
1990 NY  A        2B    1    0    0     2       2    0    0    0   0                     1.000
1991 NY  N Daily   C   81   63   52   573     424   36    6    0   0    6   32   39    1  .987
1992 MON N Daily   C   28   12   11   143.2   106    7    0    0   0    1    4   15    0 1.000
Total              C 1278 1135 1001 10113.1  6548  536   70   59   0   99  413  705   12  .990
Total             DH   10    7    5                                                          -
Total              P    2    0    0     2       0    0    0    0   0    0    0    0    0     -
Total             1B    2    0    0     5       4    0    0    0   0                     1.000
Total             OF    1    0    0     1       1    0    0    0   0                     1.000     0    0    1 
Total             3B    1    0    0     1       0    0    0    0   0                         -
Total             2B    1    0    0     2       2    0    0    0   0                     1.000
Total             RF    1    0    0     1       1    0    0    0   0                     1.000
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   CS   SB  PkO   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
Division Series Fielding RecordDivision Series Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   CS   SB  PkO   AVG
1981 NY  A Daily   C    5    5    5    45      42    1    1    0   0    0    2    1    0  .977
League Championship Series Fielding RecordLeague Championship Series Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   CS   SB  PkO   AVG
1980 NY  A Daily   C    3    3    3    25      14    4    0    0   0    0    5    3    0 1.000
1981 NY  A Daily   C    3    3    2    26      23    2    0    1   0    1    0    2    0 1.000
Total              C    6    6    5    51      37    6    0    1   0    1    5    5    0 1.000
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   CS   SB  PkO   AVG
World Series Fielding RecordWorld Series Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   CS   SB  PkO   AVG
1981 NY  A Daily   C    6    6    6    51      42    4    0    0   0    1    1    6    0 1.000

TransactionsTransactions
Selected by Cleveland Indians in the 1st round (7th pick overall) of the free-agent
draft (June 3, 1975).

Traded by Cleveland Indians with John Lowenstein to Toronto Blue Jays in exchange
for Rico Carty (December 6, 1976).

Traded by Toronto Blue Jays with Tom Underwood and Ted Wilborn to New York Yankees
in exchange for Chris Chambliss, Damaso Garcia and Paul Mirabella (November 1,
1979).

Traded by New York Yankees to Atlanta Braves in exchange for Brian Fisher (December
5, 1984).

Traded by Atlanta Braves with David Clay and Flavio Alfaro to Milwaukee Brewers in
exchange for Ted Simmons (March 5, 1986).

Granted free agency (November 12, 1986).

Signed by New York Yankees (February 13, 1987).

Released by New York Yankees (April 4, 1988).

Signed by Boston Red Sox (April 15, 1988).

Released by Boston Red Sox (December 19, 1989).

Signed by New York Yankees (December 20, 1989).

Released by New York Yankees (January 13, 1991).

Signed by New York Mets (January 21, 1991).

Granted free agency (October 7, 1991).

Signed by Montreal Expos (February 12, 1992).

Released by Montreal Expos (July 16, 1992).


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