Sid Fernandez Stats

Sid Fernandez was born on Friday, October 12, 1962, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Fernandez was 20 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 20, 1983, with the Los Angeles Dodgers. 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 Sid Fernandez baseball stats page.

Baseball Almanac Top Quote

"Sid (Fernandez) is a terrific competitor. He may not seem confident off the field, but he wants to pitch and he wants to win. This spring, a lot of people assumed, and I did, too, that because we had no other left-handed starters that he'd make the team. But he needed work." - New York Mets Pitching Coach Mel Stottlemyre in The New York Times (George Vecsey, 08/26/1984, FERNANDEZ'S STATE OF MIND , Source )

Sid Fernandez

Sid Fernandez Autograph on a 2005 Upper Deck Past Time Pennants Baseball Card

Sid Fernandez Autograph on a 2005 Upper Deck Past Time Pennants Baseball Card

Birth Name:
Charles Sidney Fernandez
Nickname:
El Sid - Sid
Born On:
10-12-1962  (Libra)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Honolulu, Hawaii
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Kaiser High School (Honolulu, HI)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Left
Player Height Chart Height:
6-01
Player Weight Chart Weight:
230
First Game:
09-20-1983 (Age 20)
Last Game:
04-05-1997
Draft:
1981 : 3rd Round (73rd)

Sid Fernandez

Sid Fernandez Pitching Stats

1983 21 Dodgers 2 1 0 0 1 .000 6.00 0 0 0 6.0 33 7 4 4 0 7 0 9 0 1 0 -
1984 22 Mets 15 15 0 6 6 .500 3.50 0 0 0 90.0 371 74 35 40 8 34 3 62 1 0 4 -
1985 23 Mets 26 26 0 9 9 .500 2.80 3 0 0 170.1 685 108 53 56 14 80 3 180 3 2 2 -
1986 24 Mets 32 31 1 16 6 .727 3.52 2 1 1 204.1 855 161 80 82 13 91 1 200 6 2 0 -
1987 25 Mets 28 27 0 12 8 .600 3.81 3 1 0 156.0 665 130 66 75 16 67 8 134 2 8 0 -
1988 26 Mets 31 31 0 12 10 .545 3.03 1 1 0 187.0 751 127 63 69 15 70 1 189 4 6 9 -
1989 27 Mets 35 32 0 14 5 .737 2.83 6 2 0 219.1 883 157 69 73 21 75 3 198 1 6 3 -
1990 28 Mets 30 30 0 9 14 .391 3.46 2 1 0 179.1 735 130 69 79 18 67 4 181 1 5 0 -
1991 29 Mets 8 8 0 1 3 .250 2.86 0 0 0 44.0 177 36 14 18 4 9 0 31 0 0 0 -
1992 30 Mets 32 32 0 14 11 .560 2.73 5 2 0 214.2 865 162 65 67 12 67 4 193 0 4 0 -
1993 31 Mets 18 18 0 5 6 .455 2.93 1 1 0 119.2 469 82 39 42 17 36 0 81 2 3 0 -
1994 32 Orioles 19 19 0 6 6 .500 5.15 2 0 0 115.1 494 109 66 66 27 46 2 95 1 2 0 -
1995 33 Orioles 8 7 1 0 4 .000 7.39 0 0 0 28.0 137 36 23 26 9 17 2 31 0 0 0 -
1995 33 Phillies 11 11 0 6 1 .857 3.34 0 0 0 64.2 263 48 24 25 11 21 0 79 0 1 1 -
1996 34 Phillies 11 11 0 3 6 .333 3.43 0 0 0 63.0 264 50 24 25 5 26 2 77 1 1 0 -
1997 35 Astros 1 1 0 1 0 1.000 3.60 0 0 0 5.0 21 4 2 2 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 -
15 Years 307 300 2 114 96 .543 3.36 25 9 1 1,866.2 7,668 1,421 696 749 191 715 33 1,743 22 41 19 -

Sid Fernandez

Sid Fernandez Hitting Stats

1983 21 Dodgers 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000
1984 22 Mets 15 28 0 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 9 3 0 0 0 .179 .179 .179
1985 23 Mets 26 52 2 11 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 26 7 0 0 1 .212 .212 .250
1986 24 Mets 32 68 6 11 3 0 0 0 4 3 0 23 6 0 0 2 .162 .197 .206
1987 25 Mets 28 43 2 7 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 19 10 1 0 2 .163 .178 .233
1988 26 Mets 31 56 1 14 2 0 0 0 9 5 0 14 7 3 1 2 .250 .308 .286
1989 27 Mets 35 71 2 15 3 0 1 0 8 1 0 25 10 0 1 0 .211 .233 .296
1990 28 Mets 30 58 3 11 1 0 0 0 4 0 0 22 5 0 0 2 .190 .190 .207
1991 29 Mets 8 13 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 0 0 0 .154 .154 .231
1992 30 Mets 32 74 8 15 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 7 0 0 1 .203 .203 .243
1993 31 Mets 18 32 2 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 13 8 0 0 2 .094 .147 .094
1994 32 Orioles 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1995 33 Orioles 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1995 33 Phillies 11 23 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 15 1 0 0 0 .043 .083 .043
1996 34 Phillies 11 19 0 2 1 0 0 0 2 3 0 10 2 1 0 0 .105 .217 .158
1997 35 Astros 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
15 Years 307 539 28 98 15 2 1 0 34 16 0 209 67 5 2 12 .182 .206 .223

Sid Fernandez

Sid Fernandez Fielding Stats

1983 Dodgers P 2 1 18 2 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.00
1984 Mets P 15 15 270 6 0.4 6 0 6 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.60
1985 Mets P 26 26 511 24 0.9 24 1 23 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.27
1986 Mets P 32 31 613 22 0.7 21 3 18 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .955 0.92
1987 Mets P 28 27 468 17 0.6 16 4 12 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .941 0.92
1988 Mets P 31 31 561 15 0.5 15 2 13 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.72
1989 Mets P 35 32 658 17 0.5 17 4 13 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.70
1990 Mets P 30 30 538 19 0.6 17 1 16 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .895 0.85
1991 Mets P 8 8 132 12 1.5 12 1 11 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.45
1992 Mets P 32 32 644 26 0.8 25 4 21 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .962 1.05
1993 Mets P 18 18 359 12 0.7 12 2 10 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.90
1994 Orioles P 19 19 346 10 0.5 10 1 9 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.78
1995 Orioles P 8 7 84 1 0.1 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.32
1995 Phillies P 11 11 194 3 0.3 2 0 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .667 0.28
1996 Phillies P 11 11 189 4 0.4 4 1 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.57
1997 Astros P 1 1 15 1 1.0 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.80
P Totals 307 300 5,600 191 0.6 185 25 160 6 5 n/a n/a n/a .969 0.89
15 Years 307 300 5,600 191 0.6 185 25 160 6 5 n/a n/a n/a .969 0.89

Sid Fernandez

Sid Fernandez Miscellaneous Stats

1983 Dodgers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.29 13.50 10.50
1984 Mets 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.1 28.0 1.82 6.20 3.40
1985 Mets 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.0 52.0 2.25 9.51 4.23
1986 Mets 1 0 1.000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.0 17.0 2.20 8.81 4.01
1987 Mets 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.3 21.5 2.00 7.73 3.87
1988 Mets 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.0 6.2 2.70 9.10 3.37
1989 Mets 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 71.0 2.8 8.9 2.64 8.12 3.08
1990 Mets 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.6 14.5 2.70 9.08 3.36
1991 Mets 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.9 0.0 3.44 6.34 1.84
1992 Mets 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.0 0.0 2.88 8.09 2.81
1993 Mets 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.5 16.0 2.25 6.09 2.71
1994 Orioles 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.07 7.41 3.59
1995 Orioles 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.82 9.96 5.46
1995 Phillies 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.5 23.0 3.76 10.99 2.92
1996 Phillies 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.9 9.5 2.96 11.00 3.71
1997 Astros 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 1.0 0.0 1.50 5.40 3.60
15 Years 1 0 1.000 0 0 0 539.0 2.6 15.9 2.44 8.40 3.45

Sid Fernandez

Sid Fernandez Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1983 Los Angeles Dodgers 50 $35,000.00 - -
1984 New York Mets 50 $45,500.00 - -
1985 New York Mets 50 $60,000.00 - -
1986 New York Mets 50 $200,000.00 Stats Stats
1987 New York Mets 50 $308,000.00 Stats -
1988 New York Mets 50 $580,000.00 - -
1989 New York Mets 50 $795,000.00 - -
1990 New York Mets 50 $1,666,667.00 - -
1991 New York Mets 50 $2,166,667.00 - -
1992 New York Mets 50 $2,216,667.00 - -
1993 New York Mets 50 $2,100,000.00 - -
1994 Baltimore Orioles 50 $3,333,333.00 - n/a
1995 Baltimore Orioles 50 $2,333,333.00 - -
1995 Philadelphia Phillies 50 $109,000.00 - -
1996 Philadelphia Phillies 50 $650,000.00 - -
1997 Houston Astros 50 $375,000.00 - -
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In 1989, Sid Fernandez ( New York Mets ) and Scott Garrelts ( San Francisco Giants ) each had a 0.737 (0.73684) winning percentage, tops in the National League. No New York Mets pitcher since El Sid has led the senior circuit in winning percentage. [ Year by Year Leaders for Winning Percentage ]

Sid Fernandez was the tenth pitcher born in the state of Hawaii to appear in a Major League game, joining Johnnie Williams (1914), Prince Oana (1934), Charlie Hough (1970), Milt Wilcox (1970), Ryan Kurosaki (1975), Doug Capilla (1976), Fred Kuhaulua (1977), Carlos Diaz (1982), and Ron Darling (1983).

The Los Angeles Dodgers drafted Sid Fernandez out of high school in the third round of the 1981 draft . When he was called-up two years later, Tommy Lasorda gave El Sid uniform #50 to honor both his home state and his favorite television show, Hawaii Five-0.

The 49 Greatest Mets [ Link ] was an ESPN article where Sid Fernandez ranked 24th. ESPN wrote, "El Sid was large and in charge. He set a Mets record in 1985, allowing just 5.7 hits per nine innings. The following year he went 16-6 with a 3.52 ERA and 200 strikeouts -- tied with Doc Gooden for the team lead." The record he set wasn't just the best in team history, it was the best in the National League that season, one of three times El Sid led the senior circuit in hits per 9 IP (1988 & 1990).

What do Gary Gentry (RHP / 1969, 1971, 1972) and Sid Fernandez (LHP / 1985, 1988, 1989) have in common? They are the first two Mets pitchers to each field 1.000 in three different seasons.

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