Matt Alexander Stats

Matt Alexander was born on Thursday, January 30, 1947, in Shreveport, Louisiana. Alexander was 26 years old when he broke into the big leagues on August 23, 1973, with the Chicago Cubs. 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 Matt Alexander baseball stats page.

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"I'm going to have everybody sign it (a base from the game where the single season base stealing mark was broken), everybody except the pitchers. Shoot, they don't steal no bases." - Matt Alexander in Team Stolen Base Record (Baseball Digest : December 1976)

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Matt Alexander Autograph on a 1978 Topps (#102)

Matt Alexander Autograph on a 1978 Topps (#102)

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Birth Name:
Matthew Alexander
Nickname:
Matt or Matt the Scat
Born On:
01-30-1947  (Aquarius)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Shreveport, Louisiana
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Bethune High School (Shreveport, LA)
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Both
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-11
Player Weight Chart Weight:
169
First Game:
08-23-1973 (Age 26)
Last Game:
10-03-1981
Draft:
1968 : 2nd Round (35th)

Matt Alexander

Matt Alexander Pitching Stats

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Matt Alexander

Matt Alexander Hitting Stats

1973 26 Cubs 12 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .200 .333 .200
1974 27 Cubs 45 54 15 11 2 1 0 0 0 12 1 12 7 0 1 2 .204 .358 .278
1975 28 Athletics 63 10 16 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .100 .182 .100
1976 29 Athletics 61 30 16 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 .033 .033 .033
1977 30 Athletics 90 42 24 10 1 0 0 0 2 4 0 6 1 0 0 0 .238 .304 .262
1978 31 Pirates 7 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1979 32 Pirates 44 13 16 7 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .538 .538 .692
1980 33 Pirates 37 3 13 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .667
1981 34 Pirates 15 11 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .364 .364 .364
9 Years 374 168 111 36 4 2 0 0 4 18 1 26 8 0 1 2 .214 .294 .262

Matt Alexander

Matt Alexander Fielding Stats

1973 Cubs CF 3 2 39 1 0.3 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.69
1974 Cubs 2B 2 0 12 1 0.5 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.25
1974 Cubs 3B 19 13 375 38 2.0 35 12 23 3 3 n/a n/a n/a .921 2.52
1974 Cubs CF 3 0 16 1 0.3 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.69
1974 Cubs RF 1 0 9 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1975 Athletics 2B 3 0 9 3 1.0 2 0 2 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .667 6.00
1975 Athletics 3B 2 0 15 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1975 Athletics CF 3 0 18 3 1.0 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.50
1975 Athletics LF 1 0 9 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1975 Athletics RF 7 1 57 4 0.6 4 4 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.89
1976 Athletics CF 7 0 42 3 0.4 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.93
1976 Athletics LF 7 1 59 2 0.3 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.92
1976 Athletics RF 11 3 129 16 1.5 16 16 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.35
1977 Athletics 2B 4 0 27 3 0.8 3 1 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.00
1977 Athletics 3B 1 0 6 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1977 Athletics CF 17 2 143 14 0.8 14 14 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.64
1977 Athletics LF 7 0 30 1 0.1 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.90
1977 Athletics RF 10 0 63 5 0.5 5 5 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.14
1979 Pirates CF 3 2 42 4 1.3 4 4 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.57
1979 Pirates LF 6 0 19 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1979 Pirates RF 3 0 33 5 1.7 5 4 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.09
1979 Pirates SS 1 0 6 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1980 Pirates 2B 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1980 Pirates CF 2 1 27 5 2.5 5 5 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 5.00
1980 Pirates LF 2 0 6 2 1.0 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
1981 Pirates CF 3 0 51 6 2.0 6 6 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.18
1981 Pirates LF 3 0 15 4 1.3 4 4 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 7.20
CF Totals 41 7 378 37 0.9 37 37 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.64
RF Totals 32 4 291 30 0.9 30 29 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.78
LF Totals 26 1 138 9 0.3 9 9 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.76
3B Totals 22 13 396 38 1.7 35 12 23 3 3 n/a n/a n/a .921 2.39
2B Totals 10 0 51 7 0.7 6 1 5 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .857 3.18
SS Totals 1 0 6 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
8 Years 132 25 1,260 121 0.9 117 88 29 4 4 n/a n/a n/a .967 2.51

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Matt Alexander Miscellaneous Stats

1973 Cubs 2 0 1.000 1 9 n/a 0.0 5.0 5.0 - - -
1974 Cubs 8 4 .667 13 13 n/a 0.0 4.5 0.0 - - -
1975 Athletics 17 10 .630 2 51 17 0.0 10.0 0.0 - - -
1976 Athletics 20 7 .741 2 45 19 0.0 6.0 0.0 - - -
1977 Athletics 26 14 .650 0 67 1 0.0 7.0 21.0 - - -
1978 Pirates 4 1 .800 0 7 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 - - -
1979 Pirates 13 1 .929 1 36 n/a 0.0 0.0 13.0 - - -
1980 Pirates 10 3 .769 0 34 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 - - -
1981 Pirates 3 2 .600 4 9 n/a 0.0 11.0 0.0 - - -
9 Years 103 42 .710 23 271 37 0.0 6.5 42.0 - - -

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Matt Alexander Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1973 Chicago Cubs 42 $15,000.00 - -
1974 Chicago Cubs 42 $15,000.00 - -
1975 Oakland Athletics 31 $16,000.00 - -
1976 Oakland Athletics 31 $20,000.00 - -
1977 Oakland Athletics 2 $25,000.00 - -
1978 Pittsburgh Pirates 12 Undetermined - -
1979 Pittsburgh Pirates 36 Undetermined - Stats
1980 Pittsburgh Pirates 36 Undetermined - -
1981 Pittsburgh Pirates 36 Undetermined - -
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