Vinny Castilla Stats

Vinny Castilla was born on Tuesday, July 4, 1967, in Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico. Castilla was 24 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 1, 1991, with the Atlanta Braves. 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 Vinny Castilla baseball stats page.

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"He (Vinny Castilla) definitely was one of the best fastball hitters I've ever seen. He could turn around anyone's fastball in his prime. That became a thing around the league, and everybody knew Vinny was a dead fastball hitter, and you could not get a fastball by him. I remember Mark Wohlers throwing 102 when he was in his prime in Atlanta, and he comes in, and Vinny just turned him around." - Teammate Ellis Burks in the Rocky Mountain News (Jack Etkin, 09/04/2006, 'Read for one last blast on Blake Street', Source )

Vinny Castilla

Vinny Castilla Autograph on a 1992 Fleer (#666)

Vinny Castilla Autograph on a 1992 Fleer (#666)

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Birth Name:
Vinicio (Soria) Castilla
Nickname:
Vinny
Born On:
07-04-1967  (Cancer)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Carlos Gracita Institute (Oaxaca, MX)
College:
Benito Suarez
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-01
Player Weight Chart Weight:
185
First Game:
09-01-1991 (Age 24)
Last Game:
09-28-2006
Draft:
Undrafted Free Agent

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Vinny Castilla Pitching Stats

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Vinny Castilla Hitting Stats

1991 24 Braves 12 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200
1992 25 Braves 9 16 1 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 4 0 0 1 0 .250 .333 .313
1993 26 Rockies 105 337 36 86 9 7 9 0 30 13 4 45 0 5 2 10 .255 .283 .404
1994 27 Rockies 52 130 16 43 11 1 3 0 18 7 1 23 1 3 0 3 .331 .357 .500
1995 28 Rockies 139 527 82 163 34 2 32 0 90 30 2 87 4 6 4 15 .309 .347 .564
1996 29 Rockies 160 629 97 191 34 0 40 2 113 35 7 88 0 4 5 20 .304 .343 .548
1997 30 Rockies 159 612 94 186 25 2 40 0 113 44 9 108 0 4 8 17 .304 .356 .547
1998 31 Rockies 162 645 108 206 28 4 46 0 144 40 7 89 0 6 6 24 .319 .362 .589
1999 32 Rockies 158 615 83 169 24 1 33 0 102 53 7 75 0 5 1 15 .275 .331 .478
2000 33 Devil Rays 85 331 22 73 9 1 6 0 42 14 3 41 0 6 3 9 .221 .254 .308
2001 34 Devil Rays 24 93 7 20 6 0 2 0 9 3 0 22 0 0 1 3 .215 .247 .344
2001 34 Astros 122 445 62 120 28 1 23 1 82 32 3 86 0 4 3 19 .270 .320 .492
2002 35 Braves 143 543 56 126 23 2 12 1 61 22 4 69 0 6 7 22 .232 .268 .348
2003 36 Braves 147 542 65 150 28 3 22 0 76 26 3 86 1 6 3 22 .277 .310 .461
2004 37 Rockies 148 583 93 158 43 3 35 0 131 51 6 113 0 8 6 22 .271 .332 .535
2005 38 Nationals 142 494 53 125 36 1 12 0 66 43 7 82 1 4 7 16 .253 .319 .403
2006 39 Padres 72 254 24 59 10 0 4 0 23 9 0 46 0 4 2 5 .232 .260 .319
2006 39 Rockies 15 21 2 4 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 3 0 0 1 2 .190 .227 .333
16 Years 1,854 6,822 902 1,884 349 28 320 4 1,105 423 64 1,069 8 71 60 224 .276 .321 .476

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Vinny Castilla Fielding Stats

1991 Braves SS 12 1 78 12 1.0 12 6 6 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.15
1992 Braves 3B 4 3 90 8 2.0 7 2 5 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .875 2.10
1992 Braves SS 4 0 33 7 1.8 7 0 7 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 5.73
1993 Rockies SS 104 92 2,430 434 4.2 423 141 282 11 67 n/a n/a n/a .975 4.70
1994 Rockies 1B 2 2 39 14 7.0 14 12 2 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.69
1994 Rockies 2B 14 12 276 57 4.1 56 28 28 1 10 n/a n/a n/a .982 5.48
1994 Rockies 3B 9 6 195 14 1.6 14 3 11 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.94
1994 Rockies SS 18 13 339 62 3.4 61 24 37 1 11 n/a n/a n/a .984 4.86
1995 Rockies 3B 137 133 3,525 355 2.6 340 84 256 15 21 n/a n/a n/a .958 2.60
1995 Rockies SS 5 4 96 10 2.0 10 2 8 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.81
1996 Rockies 3B 160 157 4,122 506 3.2 486 97 389 20 43 n/a n/a n/a .960 3.18
1997 Rockies 3B 157 155 4,116 456 2.9 435 112 323 21 41 n/a n/a n/a .954 2.85
1998 Rockies 3B 162 162 4,266 439 2.7 426 110 316 13 39 n/a n/a n/a .970 2.70
1998 Rockies SS 1 0 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1999 Rockies 3B 157 155 4,054 413 2.6 394 96 298 19 32 n/a n/a n/a .954 2.62
2000 Devil Rays 3B 83 83 2,160 243 2.9 235 50 185 8 20 n/a n/a n/a .967 2.94
2001 Devil Rays 3B 24 24 619 76 3.2 71 26 45 5 5 n/a n/a n/a .934 3.10
2001 Astros 3B 121 119 3,170 324 2.7 312 82 230 12 18 n/a n/a n/a .963 2.66
2001 Astros SS 3 0 11 2 0.7 2 1 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.91
2002 Braves 3B 139 138 3,666 337 2.4 331 75 256 6 23 n/a n/a n/a .982 2.44
2003 Braves 3B 147 144 3,799 424 2.9 405 98 307 19 28 n/a n/a n/a .955 2.88
2004 Rockies 3B 148 147 3,860 446 3.0 440 124 316 6 30 n/a n/a n/a .987 3.08
2005 Nationals 3B 138 135 3,513 362 2.6 351 142 209 11 23 n/a n/a n/a .970 2.70
2006 Padres 3B 69 65 1,725 171 2.5 166 54 112 5 8 n/a n/a n/a .971 2.60
2006 Rockies 1B 7 1 63 19 2.7 19 19 0 0 3 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 8.14
2006 Rockies 3B 1 1 27 4 4.0 4 1 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.00
3B Totals 1,656 1,627 42,907 4,578 2.8 4,417 1,156 3,261 161 331 n/a n/a n/a .965 2.78
SS Totals 147 110 2,988 527 3.6 515 174 341 12 80 n/a n/a n/a .977 4.65
2B Totals 14 12 276 57 4.1 56 28 28 1 10 n/a n/a n/a .982 5.48
1B Totals 9 3 102 33 3.7 33 31 2 0 5 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 8.74
16 Years 1,826 1,752 46,273 5,195 2.8 5,021 1,389 3,632 174 426 n/a n/a n/a .967 2.93

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Vinny Castilla Miscellaneous Stats

1991 Braves 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.5 0.0 - - -
1992 Braves 0 0 .000 0 2 n/a 0.0 4.0 16.0 - - -
1993 Rockies 2 5 .286 3 0 n/a 37.4 7.5 11.2 - - -
1994 Rockies 2 1 .667 13 1 n/a 43.3 5.7 7.2 - - -
1995 Rockies 2 8 .200 1 0 n/a 16.5 6.1 5.9 - - -
1996 Rockies 7 2 .778 2 0 n/a 15.7 7.1 5.6 - - -
1997 Rockies 2 4 .333 2 0 0 15.3 5.7 5.4 - - -
1998 Rockies 5 9 .357 0 0 0 14.0 7.2 4.5 - - -
1999 Rockies 2 3 .400 2 0 0 18.6 8.2 6.0 - - -
2000 Devil Rays 1 2 .333 2 0 0 55.2 8.1 7.9 - - -
2001 Devil Rays 0 0 .000 0 0 0 46.5 4.2 10.3 - - -
2001 Astros 1 4 .200 1 0 0 19.3 5.2 5.4 - - -
2002 Braves 4 1 .800 5 0 0 45.3 7.9 8.9 - - -
2003 Braves 1 2 .333 0 0 0 24.6 6.3 7.1 - - -
2004 Rockies 0 0 .000 2 0 0 16.7 5.2 4.5 - - -
2005 Nationals 4 2 .667 4 0 0 41.2 6.0 7.5 - - -
2006 Padres 0 0 .000 4 0 0 63.5 5.5 11.0 - - -
2006 Rockies 0 0 .000 11 0 0 21.0 7.0 5.3 - - -
16 Years 33 43 .434 52 3 0 21.3 6.4 6.2 - - -

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Vinny Castilla Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1991 Atlanta Braves 45 $105,000.00 - -
1992 Atlanta Braves 45 $109,000.00 - -
1993 Colorado Rockies 9 $120,000.00 - -
1994 Colorado Rockies 9 $192,500.00 - n/a
1995 Colorado Rockies 9 $265,000.00 Stats -
1996 Colorado Rockies 9 $1,200,000.00 - -
1997 Colorado Rockies 9 $2,225,000.00 - -
1998 Colorado Rockies 9 $5,025,000.00 Stats -
1999 Colorado Rockies 9 , 14 $6,000,000.00 - -
2000 Tampa Bay Devil Rays 9 , 20 $6,250,000.00 - -
2001 Tampa Bay Devil Rays 9 $7,250,000.00 - -
2001 Houston Astros 19 "     " - -
2002 Atlanta Braves 19 $3,000,000.00 - -
2003 Atlanta Braves 19 $5,000,000.00 - -
2004 Colorado Rockies 9 $1,195,236.00 - -
2005 Washington Nationals 9 $3,000,000.00 - -
2006 San Diego Padres 9 $3,200,000.00 - -
2006 Colorado Rockies 9 "     " - -
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