Vic Davalillo Stats

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"I don't know how old Vic Davalillo and Manny Mota are, but someone told me they were both waiters at the Last Supper." - Los Angeles Dodgers Manager Tommy Lasorda in Baseball Digest (February 1978, Page 9)

Vic Davalillo

Vic Davalillo Autograph on a 1981 Fleer Baseball Card (#132)

Vic Davalillo Autograph on a 1981 Fleer Baseball Card (#132)

Birth Name:
Víctor José Davalillo
Nickname:
Vic or Vitico (Little Victor)
Born On:
07-31-1936  (Leo)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Churuguara, Falcón, Venezuela
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
None Attended
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Left
Player Height Chart Height:
5-07
Player Weight Chart Weight:
155
First Game:
04-09-1963 (Age 26)
Last Game:
10-06-1980
Draft:
Not Applicable

Vic Davalillo

Vic Davalillo Pitching Stats

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Vic Davalillo

Vic Davalillo Hitting Stats

1963 27 Indians 90 370 44 108 18 5 7 0 36 16 0 41 5 2 1 4 .292 .321 .424
1964 28 Indians 150 577 64 156 26 2 6 0 51 34 2 77 4 6 1 4 .270 .309 .354
1965 29 Indians 142 505 67 152 19 1 5 0 40 35 9 50 6 4 0 4 .301 .344 .372
1966 30 Indians 121 344 42 86 6 4 3 0 19 24 6 37 1 2 0 6 .250 .297 .317
1967 31 Indians 139 359 47 103 17 5 2 0 22 10 0 30 4 1 1 5 .287 .307 .379
1968 32 Indians 51 180 15 43 2 3 2 0 13 3 0 19 1 1 1 2 .239 .254 .317
1968 32 Angels 93 339 34 101 15 4 1 0 18 15 1 34 3 2 0 2 .298 .326 .375
1969 33 Angels 33 71 10 11 1 1 0 0 1 6 1 5 0 0 1 0 .155 .231 .197
1969 33 Cardinals 63 98 15 26 3 0 2 1 10 7 0 8 0 0 0 3 .265 .314 .357
1970 34 Cardinals 111 183 29 57 14 3 1 0 33 13 1 19 2 1 0 4 .311 .355 .437
1971 35 Pirates 99 295 48 84 14 6 1 0 33 11 1 31 1 3 2 4 .285 .312 .383
1972 36 Pirates 117 368 59 117 19 2 4 0 28 26 6 44 5 1 3 3 .318 .367 .413
1973 37 Pirates 59 83 9 15 1 0 1 0 3 2 0 7 0 0 0 1 .181 .200 .229
1973 37 Athletics 38 64 5 12 1 0 0 0 4 3 1 4 0 0 0 0 .188 .224 .203
1974 38 Athletics 17 23 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 2 0 1 0 0 .174 .231 .174
1977 41 Dodgers 24 48 3 15 2 0 0 0 4 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 .313 .313 .354
1978 42 Dodgers 75 77 15 24 1 1 1 0 11 3 0 7 0 1 0 1 .312 .333 .390
1979 43 Dodgers 29 27 2 7 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .310 .296
1980 44 Dodgers 7 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167
16 Years 1,458 4,017 509 1,122 160 37 36 1 329 212 29 422 32 25 10 43 .279 .315 .364

Vic Davalillo

Vic Davalillo Fielding Stats

1963 Indians CF 89 87 2,313 257 2.9 254 244 10 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .988 2.96
1963 Indians LF 1 1 33 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.82
1964 Indians CF 143 141 3,873 363 2.5 358 348 10 5 5 n/a n/a n/a .986 2.50
1965 Indians CF 134 124 3,378 324 2.4 320 316 4 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .988 2.56
1966 Indians CF 108 74 2,244 220 2.0 217 211 6 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .986 2.61
1967 Indians CF 125 73 2,352 213 1.7 210 205 5 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .986 2.41
1967 Indians LF 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1968 Angels CF 71 66 1,692 182 2.6 182 180 2 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.90
1968 Indians CF 2 0 12 1 0.5 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.25
1968 Indians LF 3 3 60 7 2.3 7 7 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.15
1968 Indians RF 48 43 1,167 87 1.8 84 80 4 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .966 1.94
1968 Angels RF 18 16 411 34 1.9 33 31 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .971 2.17
1969 Angels 1B 3 0 15 7 2.3 7 6 1 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 12.60
1969 Cardinals CF 10 8 240 23 2.3 23 23 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.59
1969 Angels CF 2 1 27 3 1.5 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.00
1969 Cardinals LF 3 0 51 2 0.7 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.06
1969 Angels RF 20 14 381 29 1.5 29 29 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.06
1969 Cardinals RF 11 3 135 13 1.2 13 13 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.60
1969 Cardinals P 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1970 Cardinals CF 34 23 663 59 1.7 57 54 3 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .966 2.32
1970 Cardinals LF 12 0 63 4 0.3 4 4 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.71
1970 Cardinals RF 13 0 105 6 0.5 6 6 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.54
1971 Pirates 1B 16 14 399 157 9.8 154 144 10 3 18 n/a n/a n/a .981 10.42
1971 Pirates CF 20 11 351 23 1.2 23 22 1 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.77
1971 Pirates LF 11 7 198 14 1.3 14 14 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.91
1971 Pirates RF 31 30 792 79 2.5 77 74 3 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .975 2.63
1972 Pirates 1B 8 3 87 21 2.6 21 19 2 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 6.52
1972 Pirates CF 8 3 111 12 1.5 12 12 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.92
1972 Pirates LF 63 53 1,485 118 1.9 116 114 2 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .983 2.11
1972 Pirates RF 31 25 687 58 1.9 56 54 2 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .966 2.20
1973 Pirates 1B 10 8 222 88 8.8 86 77 9 2 8 n/a n/a n/a .977 10.46
1973 Athletics CF 1 1 24 3 3.0 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.38
1973 Athletics LF 8 6 174 14 1.8 13 12 1 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .929 2.02
1973 Pirates LF 7 1 54 7 1.0 7 7 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.50
1973 Athletics RF 10 4 168 14 1.4 14 14 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.25
1973 Pirates RF 3 1 54 5 1.7 5 5 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.50
1973 Athletics 1B 8 0 36 17 2.1 17 16 1 0 3 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 12.75
1974 Athletics CF 2 0 12 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1974 Athletics LF 2 0 15 1 0.5 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.80
1974 Athletics RF 2 2 48 1 0.5 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.56
1977 Dodgers CF 4 3 60 4 1.0 4 4 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.80
1977 Dodgers LF 2 1 30 3 1.5 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.70
1977 Dodgers RF 8 3 126 6 0.8 6 6 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.29
1978 Dodgers 1B 1 0 9 5 5.0 5 4 1 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 15.00
1978 Dodgers CF 2 1 30 3 1.5 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.70
1978 Dodgers LF 16 1 132 7 0.4 7 7 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.43
1978 Dodgers RF 7 2 78 8 1.1 8 8 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.77
1979 Dodgers LF 3 0 33 2 0.7 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.64
1980 Dodgers 1B 1 0 3 2 2.0 2 2 0 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 18.00
CF Totals 755 616 17,382 1,690 2.2 1,670 1,629 41 20 11 n/a n/a n/a .988 2.59
RF Totals 202 143 4,152 340 1.7 332 321 11 8 1 n/a n/a n/a .976 2.16
LF Totals 132 73 2,331 180 1.4 177 174 3 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .983 2.05
1B Totals 47 25 771 297 6.3 292 268 24 5 34 n/a n/a n/a .983 10.23
P Totals 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
16 Years 1,138 857 24,636 2,507 2.2 2,471 2,392 79 36 46 n/a n/a n/a .986 2.71

Vic Davalillo

Vic Davalillo Miscellaneous Stats

1963 Indians 3 3 .500 2 0 n/a 52.9 9.0 10.3 - - -
1964 Indians 21 11 .656 5 4 n/a 96.2 7.5 11.3 - - -
1965 Indians 26 7 .788 8 7 n/a 101.0 10.1 12.6 - - -
1966 Indians 8 6 .571 21 6 n/a 114.7 9.3 18.1 - - -
1967 Indians 6 7 .462 20 17 n/a 179.5 12.0 16.3 - - -
1968 Indians 8 6 .571 2 1 n/a 90.0 9.5 13.8 - - -
1968 Angels 17 10 .630 8 1 n/a 339.0 10.0 18.8 - - -
1969 Angels 3 0 1.000 11 6 n/a 0.0 14.2 71.0 - - -
1969 Cardinals 1 1 .500 39 7 n/a 49.0 12.3 9.8 0.00 0.00 0.00
1970 Cardinals 4 1 .800 74 2 n/a 183.0 9.6 5.5 - - -
1971 Pirates 10 2 .833 30 5 n/a 295.0 9.5 8.9 - - -
1972 Pirates 14 1 .933 17 8 n/a 92.0 8.4 13.1 - - -
1973 Pirates 0 2 .000 35 8 n/a 83.0 11.9 27.7 - - -
1973 Athletics 0 0 .000 17 2 2 0.0 16.0 16.0 - - -
1974 Athletics 0 0 .000 12 0 4 0.0 11.5 23.0 - - -
1977 Dodgers 0 0 .000 15 0 n/a 0.0 8.0 12.0 - - -
1978 Dodgers 2 1 .667 52 6 n/a 77.0 11.0 7.0 - - -
1979 Dodgers 2 0 1.000 26 1 n/a 0.0 0.0 13.5 - - -
1980 Dodgers 0 0 .000 6 0 n/a 0.0 6.0 0.0 - - -
16 Years 125 58 .683 400 81 6 111.6 9.5 12.2 0.00 0.00 0.00

Vic Davalillo

Vic Davalillo Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1963 Cleveland Indians 25 Undetermined - -
1964 Cleveland Indians 25 Undetermined - -
1965 Cleveland Indians 25 Undetermined Stats -
1966 Cleveland Indians 25 Undetermined - -
1967 Cleveland Indians 25 Undetermined - -
1968 Cleveland Indians 25 $16,000.00 - -
1968 California Angels 28 "     " - -
1969 California Angels 28 $40,000.00 - -
1969 St. Louis Cardinals 17 "     " - -
1970 St. Louis Cardinals 17 Undetermined - -
1971 Pittsburgh Pirates 18 Undetermined - Stats
1972 Pittsburgh Pirates 18 Undetermined - -
1973 Pittsburgh Pirates 18 $35,000.00 - Stats
1973 Oakland Athletics 37 "     " - Stats
1974 Oakland Athletics 37 $35,000.00 - -
1977 Los Angeles Dodgers 33 $20,000.00 - Stats
1978 Los Angeles Dodgers 33 $27,000.00 - Stats
1979 Los Angeles Dodgers 33 Undetermined - -
1980 Los Angeles Dodgers 23 Undetermined - -
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Did you know that Vic Davalillo is one of the few Major League players in history who had an infinite earned run average (ERA) season? Presented below is every pitcher (and some positional players who pitched) that had an infinite ERA season. Bold names have an infinite career ERA.

The Infinite ERA Club

Name Year

Team

Lg
Nick Altrock 1919 WAS AL
Wilson Alvarez 1989 TEX AL
Bob Apodaca 1973 NYM NL
Kirtley Baker 1894 BAL NL
Lou Bauer 1918 PHI AL
Ed Blake 1953 CIN NL
Rex Brothers 2018 ATL NL
Joe Brown 1927 CHI AL
Fred Bruckbauer 1961 MIN AL
Bobby Burke 1937 PHI NL
Bill Childers 1895 LOU NL
Mort Cooper 1949 CHI NL
Ed Coughlin 1884 BUF NL
Vic Davalillo 1969 STL NL
Paul Dean 1937 STL NL
Pedro Dibut 1925 CIN NL
Frank Dupee 1901 CHI AL
Joe Engel 1919 CLE AL
Ed Farmer 1977 BAL AL
Bill Ford 1936 BOS NL
Nick Greenwood 2015 STL NL
Clark Griffith 1912 WAS AL
Doc Hamann 1922 CLE AL
Brian Harvey 1995 FLO NL
Nate Jones 2014 CHI AL
Bob Kammeyer 1979 NYY AL
Al Kellett 1924 BOS AL
Matt Koch 2017 ARI NL
Will Koenigsmark 1919 STL NL
Dave Koslo 1955 MIL NL
Rick Kreuger 1977 BOS AL
Steve Luebber 1979 TOR AL
Daniel McCutchen 2012 PIT NL
Bob McGraw 1918 NYY AL
Cal McLish 1946 BKL NL
Doc Medich 1972 NYY AL
Al Milnar 1946 PHI NL
Bill Moore 1925 DET AL
Julio Navarro 1966 DET AL
Bob Owchinko 1983 PIT NL
Phil Paine 1956 MIL NL
Mike Palagyi 1939 WAS AL
Jay Parker 1899 PIT NL
Brad Pennington 1998 TBR AL
Dave Pierson 1876 CIN NL
Jim Ray 1966 HOU NL
Erik Sabel 2002 DET AL
Jim Schelle 1939 PHI AL
Paul Stuffel 1953 PHI NL
Billy Sunday 1890 PIT NL
Gordie Sundin 1956 BAL AL
Dennis Tankersley 2003 SDP NL
Bob Uhl 1940 DET AL
Lino Urdaneta 2004 DET AL
Marty Walker 1928 PHI NL
Zack Weiss 2018 CIN NL
John Wood 1896 STL NL

Vic Davalillo was the first Major League player to play for three different teams in the League Championship Series - Pittsburgh Pirates in 1971 & 1972, Oakland Athletics in 1973 and the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1977. Some additional years of note:

1953: Vic Davalillo had an older brother, Yo-Yo Davalillo , who also played in the big leagues for the 1953 Washington Senators .

1962: Vic Davalillo won the first batting title in the Jacksonville Suns (Minor Leagues, Triple-A at that time) history with a .346 batting average in 1962.

1963: Vic Davalillo broke into the big leagues in 1963, only the eighth player in history born in Venezuela at the time.

1964: Vic Davalillo won his first and only Gold Glove in the outfield in 1964, the third Cleveland Indians player to capture that hardware behind Minnie Minoso (1959) and Jimmy Piersall (1961).

1970: Vic Davalillo started 23 games, pinch hit in 74 games, and had 23 pinch hits at the end of the season, one shy of the Major League record for pinch hits in a season (at that time) held by Dave Philley who had 24 with Baltimore in 1961.

The Venezuelan Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum was founded on April 18, 2002. The "Salón de la Fama y Museo del Béisbol Venezolano" offers visitors the origins and growth of baseball in the world and the history of what is known as the National sport of Venezuela. It also shows, through its exhibitions, the most prominent players who have made significant achievements, as well as efforts to honor people who have highlighted the activity of baseball in Venezuela, recognizing and appreciating their impact on national culture and exalt those who have made outstanding contributions to the sport. The inaugural class of 2003 included the following Major League players: Luis Aparicio , Alex Carrasquel , Chico Carrasquel , Dave Concepcion , Vic Davalillo , Diego Segui , and Cesar Tovar .

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