Joe Decker Stats

Joe Decker was born on Monday, June 16, 1947, in Storm Lake, Iowa. Decker was 22 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 18, 1969, 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 Joe Decker baseball stats page.

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"(Joe) Decker was a multi-sports star at Petaluma (High School). He also played basketball, football and golf. He was offered a football scholarship to Notre Dame." - The Press Democrat Obituary

Joe Decker

Joe Decker Autograph on a 1971 Topps (#98)

Joe Decker Autograph on a 1971 Topps (#98)

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Birth Name:
George Henry Decker, Jr.
Nickname:
Joe
Born On:
06-16-1947  (Gemini)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Storm Lake, Iowa
Year of Death Data Died On:
03-02-2003 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Fraser, Michigan
Cemetery:
Buena Vista Memorial Cemetery, Storm Lake, Iowa
High School:
Petaluma High School (Petaluma, CA)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-00
Player Weight Chart Weight:
180
First Game:
09-18-1969 (Age 22)
Last Game:
07-07-1979
Draft:
1965 : 9th Round (161st)

Joe Decker

Joe Decker Pitching Stats

1969 22 Cubs 4 1 1 1 0 1.000 2.92 0 0 0 12.1 51 10 4 4 0 6 0 13 1 0 0 -
1970 23 Cubs 24 17 3 2 7 .222 4.64 1 0 0 108.2 482 108 56 64 12 56 3 79 5 4 0 -
1971 24 Cubs 21 4 4 3 2 .600 4.73 0 0 0 45.2 215 62 24 24 2 25 3 37 1 0 0 -
1972 25 Cubs 5 1 1 1 0 1.000 2.13 0 0 0 12.2 52 9 3 3 1 4 0 7 0 0 0 -
1973 26 Twins 29 24 3 10 10 .500 4.17 6 3 0 170.1 743 167 79 87 12 88 0 109 8 4 0 -
1974 27 Twins 37 37 0 16 14 .533 3.29 11 1 0 248.2 1,047 234 91 105 24 97 1 158 9 2 0 -
1975 28 Twins 10 7 2 1 3 .250 8.54 1 0 0 26.1 135 25 25 25 2 36 0 8 5 0 0 -
1976 29 Twins 13 12 1 2 7 .222 5.28 0 0 0 58.0 279 60 34 37 3 51 0 35 6 1 1 -
1979 32 Mariners 9 2 6 0 1 .000 4.28 0 0 0 27.1 121 27 13 14 2 14 1 12 2 0 0 -
9 Years 152 105 21 36 44 .450 4.17 19 4 0 710.0 3,125 702 329 363 58 377 8 458 37 11 1 -

Joe Decker

Joe Decker Hitting Stats

1969 22 Cubs 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1970 23 Cubs 24 34 3 6 1 0 1 0 3 2 0 16 2 0 0 0 .176 .222 .294
1971 24 Cubs 22 8 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 .250 .333 .375
1972 25 Cubs 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1973 26 Twins 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1974 27 Twins 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1975 28 Twins 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1976 29 Twins 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1979 32 Mariners 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
9 Years 153 46 5 8 2 0 1 0 3 3 0 22 6 0 0 0 .174 .224 .283

Joe Decker

Joe Decker Fielding Stats

1969 Cubs P 4 1 37 1 0.3 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.73
1970 Cubs P 24 17 326 21 0.9 18 4 14 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .857 1.49
1971 Cubs P 21 4 137 11 0.5 11 0 11 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.17
1972 Cubs P 5 1 38 1 0.2 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.71
1973 Twins P 29 24 511 47 1.6 44 24 20 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .936 2.32
1974 Twins P 37 37 746 40 1.1 39 19 20 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .975 1.41
1975 Twins P 10 7 79 4 0.4 4 1 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.37
1976 Twins P 13 12 174 17 1.3 17 4 13 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.64
1979 Mariners P 9 2 82 11 1.2 10 4 6 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .909 3.29
P Totals 152 105 2,130 153 1.0 145 58 87 8 3 n/a n/a n/a .948 1.84
9 Years 152 105 2,130 153 1.0 145 58 87 8 3 n/a n/a n/a .948 1.84

Joe Decker

Joe Decker Miscellaneous Stats

1969 Cubs 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.0 0.0 2.17 9.49 4.38
1970 Cubs 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 34.0 2.1 11.3 1.41 6.54 4.64
1971 Cubs 0 0 .000 0 1 n/a 0.0 1.6 0.0 1.48 7.29 4.93
1972 Cubs 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.75 4.97 2.84
1973 Twins 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.24 5.76 4.65
1974 Twins 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.63 5.72 3.51
1975 Twins 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.22 2.73 12.30
1976 Twins 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.69 5.43 7.91
1979 Mariners 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.86 3.95 4.61
9 Years 0 0 .000 0 1 0 46.0 2.1 15.3 1.21 5.81 4.78

Joe Decker

Joe Decker Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1969 Chicago Cubs 36 Undetermined - -
1970 Chicago Cubs 37 Undetermined - -
1971 Chicago Cubs 37 Undetermined - -
1972 Chicago Cubs 37 $16,000.00 - -
1973 Minnesota Twins 21 $18,000.00 - -
1974 Minnesota Twins 21 Undetermined - -
1975 Minnesota Twins 21 Undetermined - -
1976 Minnesota Twins 21 Undetermined - -
1979 Seattle Mariners 35 Undetermined - -
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