Richard Hidalgo Stats

Richard Hidalgo was born on Saturday, June 28, 1975, in Caracas, Distrito Capital, Venezuela. Hidalgo was 22 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 1, 1997, with the Houston Astros. 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 Richard Hidalgo baseball stats page.

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"For eight seasons, Richard (Hidalgo) was a constant force in our lineup..." - Houston Astros General Manager Tim Purpura on ESPN (SportsTicker, Astros bring back OF Hidalgo , 07/12/2007)

Richard Hidalgo

Richard Hidalgo Autograph on a 1996 Upper Deck Baseball Card (#257)

Richard Hidalgo Autograph on a 1996 Upper Deck Baseball Card (#257)

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Birth Name:
Richard Jose Hidalgo
Nickname:
Doggy
Born On:
06-28-1975  (Cancer)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Caracas, Distrito Capital, 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:
Guarenas Escuela (Estado Miranda, VE)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-03
Player Weight Chart Weight:
220
First Game:
09-01-1997 (Age 22)
Last Game:
08-04-2005
Draft:
Undrafted Free Agent

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Richard Hidalgo Pitching Stats

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Richard Hidalgo Hitting Stats

1997 22 Astros 19 62 8 19 5 0 2 0 6 4 0 18 0 0 1 0 .306 .358 .484
1998 23 Astros 74 211 31 64 15 0 7 0 35 17 0 37 0 4 2 5 .303 .355 .474
1999 24 Astros 108 383 49 87 25 2 15 0 56 56 2 73 0 5 4 5 .227 .328 .420
2000 25 Astros 153 558 118 175 42 3 44 1 122 56 3 110 0 9 21 13 .314 .391 .636
2001 26 Astros 146 512 70 141 29 3 19 0 80 54 3 107 0 11 16 15 .275 .356 .455
2002 27 Astros 114 388 54 91 17 4 15 0 48 43 1 85 0 2 6 13 .235 .319 .415
2003 28 Astros 141 514 91 159 43 4 28 0 88 58 8 104 0 5 8 10 .309 .385 .572
2004 29 Astros 58 199 21 51 15 2 4 0 30 17 4 53 0 4 0 7 .256 .309 .412
2004 29 Mets 86 324 46 74 11 1 21 0 52 27 3 76 0 2 5 12 .228 .296 .463
2005 30 Rangers 88 308 43 68 12 0 16 0 43 26 1 74 0 1 4 8 .221 .289 .416
9 Years 987 3,459 531 929 214 19 171 1 560 358 25 737 0 43 67 88 .269 .345 .490

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Richard Hidalgo Fielding Stats

1997 Astros CF 17 13 399 27 1.6 27 27 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.83
1997 Astros LF 1 1 24 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.13
1997 Astros RF 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1998 Astros CF 57 47 1,230 120 2.1 119 116 3 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .992 2.61
1998 Astros LF 9 3 123 11 1.2 10 10 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .909 2.20
1998 Astros RF 13 2 120 6 0.5 5 5 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .833 1.13
1999 Astros CF 30 27 606 57 1.9 55 53 2 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .965 2.45
1999 Astros LF 97 73 2,113 168 1.7 168 155 13 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.15
1999 Astros RF 3 3 66 5 1.7 5 5 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.05
2000 Astros CF 125 124 3,026 343 2.7 338 333 5 5 0 n/a n/a n/a .985 3.02
2000 Astros LF 36 7 347 38 1.1 36 36 0 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .947 2.80
2000 Astros RF 37 17 524 58 1.6 58 56 2 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.99
2001 Astros CF 128 117 3,028 290 2.3 287 279 8 3 3 n/a n/a n/a .990 2.56
2001 Astros LF 23 16 443 40 1.7 40 36 4 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.44
2001 Astros RF 37 4 234 17 0.5 17 17 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.96
2002 Astros CF 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
2002 Astros RF 110 101 2,740 216 2.0 215 209 6 1 3 n/a n/a n/a .995 2.12
2003 Astros RF 137 137 3,600 302 2.2 298 276 22 4 5 n/a n/a n/a .987 2.24
2004 Astros RF 56 51 1,357 113 2.0 111 107 4 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .982 2.21
2004 Mets LF 5 5 127 7 1.4 7 7 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.49
2004 Mets RF 83 81 2,125 166 2.0 162 152 10 4 3 n/a n/a n/a .976 2.06
2005 Rangers CF 3 2 54 5 1.7 5 5 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.50
2005 Rangers RF 83 78 2,100 179 2.2 177 174 3 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .989 2.28
RF Totals 560 474 12,869 1,062 1.9 1,048 1,001 47 14 12 n/a n/a n/a .987 2.20
CF Totals 361 330 8,346 842 2.3 831 813 18 11 5 n/a n/a n/a .987 2.69
LF Totals 171 105 3,177 265 1.5 262 245 17 3 4 n/a n/a n/a .989 2.23
9 Years 1,092 909 24,392 2,169 2.0 2,141 2,059 82 28 21 n/a n/a n/a .987 2.37

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Richard Hidalgo Miscellaneous Stats

1997 Astros 1 0 1.000 2 1 0 31.0 3.4 10.3 - - -
1998 Astros 3 3 .500 5 1 0 30.1 5.7 6.0 - - -
1999 Astros 8 5 .615 2 0 0 25.5 5.2 6.8 - - -
2000 Astros 13 6 .684 2 0 0 12.7 5.1 4.6 - - -
2001 Astros 3 5 .375 4 0 0 26.9 4.8 6.4 - - -
2002 Astros 6 2 .750 7 1 0 25.9 4.6 8.1 - - -
2003 Astros 9 7 .563 8 0 1 18.4 4.9 5.8 - - -
2004 Astros 1 2 .333 6 0 0 49.8 3.8 6.6 - - -
2004 Mets 3 2 .600 3 0 0 15.4 4.3 6.2 - - -
2005 Rangers 1 2 .333 4 0 0 19.3 4.2 7.2 - - -
9 Years 48 34 .585 43 3 1 20.2 4.7 6.2 - - -

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Richard Hidalgo Miscellaneous Items of Interest

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Richard Jose Hidalgo was a Major League Baseball player for the Houston Astros New York Mets (2004), and Texas Rangers (2005). During his 2000 season, Hidalgo broke out and set career marks for average (.314), home runs (44) RBIs (122), and collected an extra-base hit in ten consecutive games, an Astros ' franchise record. Trivia: Do you know who tied that team-specific record in 2017? [ Answer ]

Did you know that when Richard Hidalgo hit an Opening Day grand slam on April 4, 2000 , it was the first of his career, the only one he ever hit in the majors, and the first grand slam by an Astros ' player in an Opening Day game ?

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