Mike LaCoss Stats

Mike LaCoss was born on Wednesday, May 30, 1956, in Glendale, California. LaCoss was 22 years old when he broke into the big leagues on July 18, 1978, with the Cincinnati Reds. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Mike LaCoss baseball stats page.

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Mike LaCoss

Mike LaCoss Autograph on a 1982 Topps Traded Baseball Card (#61T | <a href='../baseball_cards/baseball_cards_oneset.php?s=1982top02' title='1982 Topps Traded Baseball Card Checklist'>Checklist</a>)
Mike LaCoss Autograph on a 1982 Topps Traded Baseball Card (#61T | Checklist )

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Birth Name:
Michael James LaCoss ( Twitter : @mikelacosssr )
Nickname:
Buffy or Mike
Born On:
05-30-1956  (Gemini)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Glendale, California
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 100 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Mt. Whitney High School (Visalia, CA)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-04
Player Weight Chart Weight:
190
First Game:
07-18-1978 (Age 22)
Last Game:
07-02-1991
Draft:
1974 : 3rd Round (71st)
Mike LaCoss

Mike LaCoss Pitching Stats

G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
1978 22 Reds 16 15 0 4 8 .333 4.50 2 1 0 96.0 420 104 48 56 5 46 9 31 2 1 1 -
1979 23 Reds 35 32 0 14 8 .636 3.50 6 1 0 205.2 868 202 80 92 13 79 8 73 3 2 3 -
1980 24 Reds 34 29 1 10 12 .455 4.62 4 2 0 169.1 762 207 87 101 9 68 8 59 3 1 2 -
1981 25 Reds 20 13 3 4 7 .364 6.12 1 1 1 78.0 354 102 53 55 7 30 4 22 1 1 0 -
1982 26 Astros 41 8 11 6 6 .500 2.90 0 0 0 115.0 488 107 37 41 3 54 6 51 5 4 1 -
1983 27 Astros 38 17 6 5 7 .417 4.43 2 0 1 138.0 590 142 68 81 10 56 11 53 9 2 1 -
1984 28 Astros 39 18 6 7 5 .583 4.02 2 1 3 132.0 565 132 59 64 3 55 5 86 9 0 1 -
1985 29 Royals 21 0 7 1 1 .500 5.09 0 0 1 40.2 193 49 23 25 2 29 6 26 2 0 0 -
1986 30 Giants 37 31 1 10 13 .435 3.57 4 1 0 204.1 842 179 81 99 14 70 8 86 5 6 5 -
1987 31 Giants 39 26 4 13 10 .565 3.68 2 1 0 171.0 728 184 70 78 16 63 12 79 6 2 1 -
1988 32 Giants 19 19 0 7 7 .500 3.62 1 1 0 114.1 477 99 46 55 5 47 3 70 6 1 2 -
1989 33 Giants 45 18 16 10 10 .500 3.17 1 0 6 150.1 647 143 53 62 3 65 4 78 1 7 5 -
1990 34 Giants 13 12 0 6 4 .600 3.94 1 0 0 77.2 337 75 34 37 5 39 2 39 1 0 1 -
1991 35 Giants 18 5 6 1 5 .167 7.23 0 0 0 47.1 225 61 38 39 4 24 0 30 2 2 0 -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
14 Years 415 243 61 98 103 .488 4.02 26 9 12 1,739.2 7,496 1,786 777 885 99 725 86 783 55 29 23 -
Mike LaCoss

Mike LaCoss Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1978 22 Reds 17 30 3 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 17 6 0 0 0 .067 .067 .100
1979 23 Reds 35 70 3 9 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 25 5 0 0 2 .129 .164 .143
1980 24 Reds 34 55 2 5 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 23 6 0 1 0 .091 .123 .109
1981 25 Reds 20 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 7 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1982 26 Astros 41 24 2 6 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 8 3 0 0 0 .250 .280 .292
1983 27 Astros 38 35 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 12 4 0 0 0 .086 .111 .086
1984 28 Astros 39 31 1 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 16 6 1 0 1 .129 .125 .161
1985 29 Royals 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1986 30 Giants 37 61 8 14 2 0 2 0 9 3 0 24 5 0 0 0 .230 .266 .361
1987 31 Giants 39 50 2 3 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 16 4 0 1 1 .060 .113 .060
1988 32 Giants 19 33 3 8 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 13 4 0 0 0 .242 .286 .273
1989 33 Giants 45 41 1 3 2 0 0 0 1 4 0 16 3 0 0 1 .073 .156 .122
1990 34 Giants 13 23 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 8 0 0 0 .043 .043 .087
1991 35 Giants 18 9 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 .222 .300 .222
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
14 Years 416 481 30 60 11 0 2 0 19 18 0 194 61 1 2 5 .125 .159 .160
Mike LaCoss

Mike LaCoss Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1978 Reds P 16 15 288 21 1.3 21 8 13 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.97
1979 Reds P 35 32 617 51 1.5 49 15 34 2 4 n/a n/a n/a .961 2.14
1980 Reds P 34 29 508 46 1.4 43 9 34 3 4 n/a n/a n/a .935 2.29
1981 Reds P 20 13 234 21 1.1 20 6 14 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .952 2.31
1982 Astros P 41 8 345 26 0.6 23 7 16 3 3 n/a n/a n/a .885 1.80
1983 Astros P 38 17 414 33 0.9 33 6 27 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.15
1984 Astros P 39 18 396 31 0.8 29 9 20 2 2 n/a n/a n/a .935 1.98
1985 Royals P 21 0 122 9 0.4 9 1 8 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.99
1986 Giants P 37 31 613 54 1.5 53 19 34 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .981 2.33
1987 Giants P 39 26 513 60 1.5 58 15 43 2 4 n/a n/a n/a .967 3.05
1988 Giants P 19 19 343 42 2.2 42 10 32 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.31
1989 Giants P 45 18 451 36 0.8 32 12 20 4 1 n/a n/a n/a .889 1.92
1990 Giants P 13 12 233 14 1.1 13 5 8 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .929 1.51
1991 Giants P 18 5 142 10 0.6 9 4 5 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .900 1.71
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
P Totals 415 243 5,219 454 1.1 434 126 308 20 24 n/a n/a n/a .956 2.25
14 Years 415 243 5,219 454 1.1 434 126 308 20 24 n/a n/a n/a .956 2.25
Mike LaCoss

Mike LaCoss Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1978 Reds 0 0 .000 1 0 n/a 0.0 1.8 30.0 0.67 2.91 4.31
1979 Reds 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.8 0.0 0.92 3.19 3.46
1980 Reds 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.4 55.0 0.87 3.14 3.61
1981 Reds 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.4 0.0 0.73 2.54 3.46
1982 Astros 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.0 0.0 0.94 3.99 4.23
1983 Astros 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.9 35.0 0.95 3.46 3.65
1984 Astros 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.9 31.0 1.56 5.86 3.75
1985 Royals 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.90 5.75 6.42
1986 Giants 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 30.5 2.5 6.8 1.23 3.79 3.08
1987 Giants 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.1 16.7 1.25 4.16 3.32
1988 Giants 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.5 16.5 1.49 5.51 3.70
1989 Giants 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.6 41.0 1.20 4.67 3.89
1990 Giants 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.3 0.0 1.00 4.52 4.52
1991 Giants 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.5 0.0 1.25 5.70 4.56
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
14 Years 0 0 .000 1 0 0 240.5 2.5 25.3 1.08 4.05 3.75
Mike LaCoss

Mike LaCoss Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1978 Cincinnati Reds 51 $21,000.00 - -
1979 Cincinnati Reds 51 $21,000.00 Stats -
1980 Cincinnati Reds 51 $30,000.00 - -
1981 Cincinnati Reds 51 Undetermined - -
1982 Houston Astros 51 Undetermined - -
1983 Houston Astros 51 Undetermined - -
1984 Houston Astros 51 Undetermined - -
1985 Kansas City Royals 30 Undetermined - -
1986 San Francisco Giants 29 $225,000.00 - -
1987 San Francisco Giants 29 $300,000.00 - -
1988 San Francisco Giants 29 $500,000.00 - -
1989 San Francisco Giants 29 $1,100,000.00 - Stats
1990 San Francisco Giants 29 $1,150,000.00 - -
1991 San Francisco Giants 29 $1,450,000.00 - -


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