Max Venable Stats

Max Venable was born on Thursday, June 6, 1957, in Phoenix, Arizona. Venable was 21 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 8, 1979, with the San Francisco Giants. 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 Max Venable baseball stats page.

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Max Venable

Max Venable Autograph on a 1981 Fleer (#443)
Max Venable Autograph on a 1981 Fleer (#443)

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Birth Name:
William McKinley Venable
Nickname:
Max
Born On:
06-06-1957  (Gemini)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Phoenix, Arizona
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 100 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Cordova High School (Rancho Cordova, CA)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-10
Player Weight Chart Weight:
185
First Game:
04-08-1979 (Age 21)
Last Game:
10-06-1991
Draft:
1976 : 3rd Round (67th)
Max Venable

Max Venable 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
- - Did Not Pitch - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
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Max Venable Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1979 22 Giants 55 85 12 14 1 1 0 0 3 10 1 18 1 0 1 0 .165 .260 .200
1980 23 Giants 64 138 13 37 5 0 0 0 10 15 0 22 1 3 0 3 .268 .333 .304
1981 24 Giants 18 32 2 6 0 2 0 0 1 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 .188 .278 .313
1982 25 Giants 71 125 17 28 2 1 1 0 7 7 0 16 0 0 0 2 .224 .265 .280
1983 26 Giants 94 228 28 50 7 4 6 0 27 22 1 34 2 1 3 3 .219 .295 .364
1984 27 Expos 38 71 7 17 2 0 2 0 7 3 1 7 0 1 1 0 .239 .276 .352
1985 28 Reds 77 135 21 39 12 3 0 0 10 6 0 17 3 2 0 2 .289 .315 .422
1986 29 Reds 108 147 17 31 7 1 2 0 15 17 2 24 2 2 0 0 .211 .289 .313
1987 30 Reds 7 7 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .143 .143
1989 32 Angels 20 53 7 19 4 0 0 0 4 1 0 16 3 0 0 0 .358 .370 .434
1990 33 Angels 93 189 26 49 9 3 4 0 21 24 2 31 7 2 0 3 .259 .340 .402
1991 34 Angels 82 187 24 46 8 2 3 1 21 11 2 30 4 2 2 5 .246 .292 .358
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
12 Years 727 1,397 176 337 57 17 18 1 128 120 9 218 23 13 7 18 .241 .302 .345
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Max Venable Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1979 Giants CF 2 0 9 1 0.5 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.00
1979 Giants LF 6 1 51 3 0.5 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.59
1979 Giants RF 21 16 450 31 1.5 28 27 1 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .903 1.68
1980 Giants CF 10 9 228 18 1.8 18 18 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.13
1980 Giants LF 16 7 225 16 1.0 16 16 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.92
1980 Giants RF 16 13 342 20 1.3 20 20 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.58
1981 Giants CF 2 2 48 7 3.5 7 7 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.94
1981 Giants RF 3 3 93 4 1.3 4 4 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.16
1982 Giants CF 11 6 201 21 1.9 21 21 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.82
1982 Giants LF 33 14 510 40 1.2 39 33 6 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .975 2.06
1982 Giants RF 8 2 81 13 1.6 13 13 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.33
1983 Giants CF 25 22 561 71 2.8 70 69 1 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .986 3.37
1983 Giants LF 33 22 681 55 1.7 55 54 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.18
1983 Giants RF 14 6 201 19 1.4 19 18 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.55
1984 Expos CF 3 1 30 4 1.3 4 4 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.60
1984 Expos LF 23 8 312 20 0.9 20 20 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.73
1984 Expos RF 3 2 60 11 3.7 11 11 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.95
1985 Reds CF 7 2 66 7 1.0 7 7 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.86
1985 Reds LF 31 24 633 56 1.8 56 53 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.39
1985 Reds RF 3 0 15 1 0.3 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.80
1986 Reds CF 8 2 81 9 1.1 9 9 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.00
1986 Reds LF 49 17 642 54 1.1 52 52 0 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .963 2.19
1986 Reds RF 3 0 21 3 1.0 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.86
1987 Reds CF 4 1 45 3 0.8 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.80
1989 Angels CF 4 1 42 4 1.0 4 4 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.57
1989 Angels LF 4 3 78 2 0.5 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.69
1989 Angels RF 7 7 171 15 2.1 15 15 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.37
1990 Angels CF 33 22 666 64 1.9 62 61 1 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .969 2.51
1990 Angels LF 40 11 471 42 1.1 41 39 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .976 2.35
1990 Angels RF 10 7 183 10 1.0 10 10 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.48
1991 Angels CF 27 23 633 37 1.4 37 34 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.58
1991 Angels LF 13 5 165 18 1.4 17 17 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .944 2.78
1991 Angels RF 30 16 513 36 1.2 34 34 0 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .944 1.79
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
LF Totals 248 112 3,768 306 1.2 301 289 12 5 2 n/a n/a n/a .984 2.16
CF Totals 136 91 2,610 246 1.8 243 238 5 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .988 2.51
RF Totals 118 72 2,130 163 1.4 158 156 2 5 0 n/a n/a n/a .969 2.00
12 Years 502 275 8,508 715 1.4 702 683 19 13 3 n/a n/a n/a .982 2.23
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Max Venable Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1979 Giants 3 3 .500 18 14 n/a 0.0 4.7 28.3 - - -
1980 Giants 8 2 .800 33 0 n/a 0.0 6.3 13.8 - - -
1981 Giants 3 1 .750 13 0 n/a 0.0 10.7 32.0 - - -
1982 Giants 9 3 .750 17 12 n/a 125.0 7.8 17.9 - - -
1983 Giants 15 2 .882 27 5 n/a 38.0 6.7 8.4 - - -
1984 Expos 1 0 1.000 16 0 n/a 35.5 10.1 10.1 - - -
1985 Reds 11 3 .786 39 6 n/a 0.0 7.9 13.5 - - -
1986 Reds 7 2 .778 61 6 n/a 73.5 6.1 9.8 - - -
1987 Reds 0 0 .000 2 2 n/a 0.0 0.0 3.5 - - -
1989 Angels 0 0 .000 6 2 0 0.0 3.3 13.3 - - -
1990 Angels 5 1 .833 18 8 1 47.3 6.1 9.0 - - -
1991 Angels 2 1 .667 19 8 3 62.3 6.2 8.9 - - -
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
12 Years 64 18 .780 269 63 4 77.6 6.4 10.9 - - -
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Max Venable Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1979 San Francisco Giants 49 $21,000.00 - -
1980 San Francisco Giants 49 $30,000.00 - -
1981 San Francisco Giants 49 $32,500.00 - -
1982 San Francisco Giants 49 Undetermined - -
1983 San Francisco Giants 49 Undetermined - -
1984 Montreal Expos 49 Undetermined - -
1985 Cincinnati Reds 9 , 25 Undetermined - -
1986 Cincinnati Reds 9 Undetermined - -
1987 Cincinnati Reds 9 Undetermined - -
1989 California Angels 8 Undetermined - -
1990 California Angels 8 $200,000.00 - -
1991 California Angels 8 $425,000.00 - -


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