Victor Cruz Stats

Victor Cruz was born on Tuesday, December 24, 1957, in Rancho Viejo, La Vega, Dominican Republic. Cruz was 20 years old when he broke into the big leagues on June 24, 1978, with the Toronto Blue Jays. 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 Victor Cruz baseball stats page.

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"Yo soy como el caballo negro, nunca olvide su capacidad." - Victor Cruz (Spoken directly to his daughter, received via email)

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Victor Cruz Autograph on a 1981 Topps Baseball Card (#252 | <a href='../baseball_cards/baseball_cards_oneset.php?s=1981top03' title='1981 Topps Baseball Card Checklist'>Checklist</a>)

Victor Cruz Autograph on a 1981 Topps Baseball Card (#252 | Checklist )

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Birth Name:
Victor Manuel de la Cruz
Nickname:
Caballo or El Caballo
Born On:
12-24-1957  (Capricorn)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Rancho Viejo, La Vega, Dominican Republic
Year of Death Data Died On:
09-26-2004 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, Dominican Republic
Cemetery:
Sabaneta Cemetery, La Vega, Dominican Republic
High School:
Undetermined
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-09
Player Weight Chart Weight:
200
First Game:
06-24-1978 (Age 20)
Last Game:
10-01-1983
Draft:
Undrafted Free Agent

Victor Cruz

Victor Cruz Pitching Stats

1978 21 Blue Jays 32 0 23 7 3 .700 1.71 0 0 9 47.1 199 28 9 10 0 35 4 51 3 1 0 -
1979 22 Indians 61 0 48 3 9 .250 4.23 0 0 10 78.2 343 70 37 41 10 44 4 63 1 1 2 -
1980 23 Indians 55 0 40 6 7 .462 3.45 0 0 12 86.0 355 71 33 36 10 27 8 88 4 3 0 -
1981 24 Pirates 22 0 4 1 1 .500 2.65 0 0 1 34.0 144 33 10 10 6 15 4 28 1 1 0 -
1983 26 Rangers 17 0 13 1 3 .250 1.44 0 0 5 25.0 103 16 4 7 2 10 3 18 0 1 0 -
5 Years 187 0 128 18 23 .439 3.09 0 0 37 271.0 1,144 218 93 104 28 131 23 248 9 7 2 -

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Victor Cruz Hitting Stats

1978 21 Blue Jays 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1979 22 Indians 61 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1980 23 Indians 55 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1981 24 Pirates 22 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1983 26 Rangers 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
5 Years 187 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000

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Victor Cruz Fielding Stats

1978 Blue Jays P 32 0 142 6 0.2 6 1 5 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.14
1979 Indians P 61 0 236 7 0.1 5 1 4 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .714 0.57
1980 Indians P 55 0 258 7 0.1 6 1 5 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .857 0.63
1981 Pirates P 22 0 102 6 0.3 6 1 5 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.59
1983 Rangers P 17 0 75 4 0.2 3 1 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .750 1.08
P Totals 187 0 813 30 0.2 26 5 21 4 2 n/a n/a n/a .867 0.86
5 Years 187 0 813 30 0.2 26 5 21 4 2 n/a n/a n/a .867 0.86

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Victor Cruz Miscellaneous Stats

1978 Blue Jays 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.46 9.70 6.65
1979 Indians 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.43 7.21 5.03
1980 Indians 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.26 9.21 2.83
1981 Pirates 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.3 0.0 1.87 7.41 3.97
1983 Rangers 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.80 6.48 3.60
5 Years 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 1.3 0.0 1.89 8.24 4.35

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Victor Cruz Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1978 Toronto Blue Jays 47 $21,000.00 - -
1979 Cleveland Indians 23 $21,000.00 - -
1980 Cleveland Indians 23 $30,000.00 - -
1981 Pittsburgh Pirates 49 Undetermined - -
1983 Texas Rangers 23 Undetermined - -
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