Jose Molina Stats

Jose Molina was born on Tuesday, June 3, 1975, in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. Molina was 24 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 6, 1999, 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 Jose Molina baseball stats page.

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"Catching has always been his (Jose Molina) strength, it's his gift. It helped me, obviously, growing up, to have someone who could help with everything about catching." - Eight Time Gold Glove winner Yadier Molina in The Tampa Bay Times (Joe Smith, 06/09/2014, Molinas are baseball's first family of catchers , Source )

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Jose Molina Autograph on a 2000 Topps Baseball Card (#T18)

Jose Molina Autograph on a 2000 Topps Baseball Card (#T18)

Birth Name:
José Benjamin (Matta) Molina ( Twitter : @Joeycatch8 )
Nickname:
None
Born On:
06-03-1975  (Gemini)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Bayamon, Puerto Rico
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Masetro Ladi High School (Vega Alta, Puerto Rico)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-02
Player Weight Chart Weight:
250
First Game:
09-06-1999 (Age 24)
Last Game:
09-28-2014
Draft:
1993 : 14th Round (390th)

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Jose Molina Pitching Stats

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Jose Molina Hitting Stats

1999 24 Cubs 10 19 3 5 1 0 0 0 1 2 1 4 0 0 0 0 .263 .333 .316
2001 26 Angels 15 37 8 10 3 0 2 0 4 3 0 8 2 0 0 2 .270 .325 .514
2002 27 Angels 29 70 5 19 3 0 0 0 5 5 0 15 4 2 0 2 .271 .312 .314
2003 28 Angels 53 114 12 21 4 0 0 0 6 1 0 26 4 1 3 1 .184 .210 .219
2004 29 Angels 73 203 26 53 10 2 3 1 25 10 0 52 5 0 0 6 .261 .296 .374
2005 30 Angels 75 184 14 42 4 0 6 0 25 13 0 41 4 0 2 5 .228 .286 .348
2006 31 Angels 78 225 18 54 17 0 4 0 22 9 0 49 7 2 2 6 .240 .273 .369
2007 32 Angels 40 125 9 28 8 0 0 0 10 3 0 30 3 0 0 3 .224 .242 .288
2007 32 Yankees 29 66 9 21 5 0 1 0 9 2 0 13 2 1 0 1 .318 .333 .439
2008 33 Yankees 100 268 32 58 17 0 3 0 18 12 0 52 8 3 6 9 .216 .263 .313
2009 34 Yankees 52 138 15 30 4 0 1 1 11 14 0 28 1 1 1 6 .217 .292 .268
2010 35 Blue Jays 57 167 13 41 4 0 6 0 12 9 1 36 2 0 5 7 .246 .304 .377
2011 36 Blue Jays 55 171 19 48 12 1 3 0 15 15 0 44 4 0 1 2 .281 .342 .415
2012 37 Rays 102 251 27 56 9 0 8 0 32 20 0 60 1 0 2 9 .223 .286 .355
2013 38 Rays 99 283 26 66 14 0 2 0 18 22 1 63 3 3 2 11 .233 .290 .304
2014 39 Rays 80 225 4 40 2 0 0 0 10 14 0 55 4 2 2 8 .178 .230 .187
15 Years 947 2,546 240 592 117 3 39 2 223 154 3 576 54 15 26 78 .233 .282 .327

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Jose Molina Fielding Stats

1999 Cubs C 10 7 171 49 4.9 49 44 5 0 1 1 5 3 1.000 7.74
2001 Angels C 15 12 309 84 5.6 84 78 6 0 1 2 11 8 1.000 7.34
2002 Angels C 29 24 630 174 6.0 171 155 16 3 3 1 15 9 .983 7.33
2003 Angels C 53 39 996 239 4.5 238 221 17 1 0 3 18 7 .996 6.45
2004 Angels 1B 2 0 18 6 3.0 6 5 1 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
2004 Angels C 70 57 1,573 481 6.9 478 441 37 3 4 3 23 22 .994 8.20
2005 Angels 1B 4 1 30 10 2.5 10 10 0 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
2005 Angels C 65 53 1,440 452 7.0 449 408 41 3 6 3 19 20 .993 8.42
2006 Angels 1B 3 0 15 4 1.3 4 4 0 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 7.20
2006 Angels C 76 71 1,809 560 7.4 552 502 50 8 4 5 27 20 .986 8.24
2007 Angels C 40 37 969 304 7.6 300 283 17 4 2 2 18 7 .987 8.36
2007 Yankees C 29 16 507 166 5.7 166 153 13 0 1 2 13 6 1.000 8.84
2008 Yankees 1B 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
2008 Yankees C 97 81 2,211 689 7.1 686 634 52 3 6 7 42 33 .996 8.38
2009 Yankees 1B 3 0 18 6 2.0 6 4 2 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
2009 Yankees 3B 1 0 6 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
2009 Yankees C 49 42 1,071 388 7.9 387 366 21 1 1 3 23 9 .997 9.76
2010 Blue Jays C 56 51 1,335 456 8.1 454 417 37 2 3 5 19 15 .996 9.18
2011 Blue Jays C 48 44 1,197 367 7.6 366 342 24 1 3 8 24 12 .997 8.26
2012 Rays C 102 80 2,129 701 6.9 697 656 41 4 8 6 39 19 .994 8.84
2013 Rays C 96 87 2,247 712 7.4 708 674 34 4 5 8 56 23 .994 8.51
2014 Rays C 80 70 1,884 691 8.6 689 659 30 2 2 4 38 14 .997 9.87
C Totals 915 771 20,478 6,513 7.1 6,474 6,033 441 39 50 63 390 227 .994 8.54
1B Totals 13 1 84 26 2.0 26 23 3 0 7 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 8.36
3B Totals 1 0 6 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
15 Years 929 772 20,568 6,539 7.0 6,500 6,056 444 39 57 63 390 227 .994 8.53

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Jose Molina Miscellaneous Stats

1999 Cubs 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 4.8 19.0 - - -
2001 Angels 0 0 .000 0 0 0 18.5 4.6 9.3 - - -
2002 Angels 0 2 .000 0 0 0 0.0 4.7 14.0 - - -
2003 Angels 0 0 .000 2 0 0 0.0 4.4 19.0 - - -
2004 Angels 4 1 .800 0 2 1 67.7 3.9 8.1 - - -
2005 Angels 2 0 1.000 6 1 5 30.7 4.5 7.4 - - -
2006 Angels 1 0 1.000 1 1 0 56.3 4.6 10.2 - - -
2007 Angels 2 1 .667 0 0 0 0.0 4.2 12.5 - - -
2007 Yankees 0 0 .000 1 0 0 66.0 5.1 7.3 - - -
2008 Yankees 0 0 .000 4 0 0 89.3 5.2 14.9 - - -
2009 Yankees 0 0 .000 1 0 1 138.0 4.9 12.5 - - -
2010 Blue Jays 1 0 1.000 0 0 1 27.8 4.6 13.9 - - -
2011 Blue Jays 2 1 .667 3 0 4 57.0 3.9 11.4 - - -
2012 Rays 3 1 .750 1 0 0 31.4 4.2 7.8 - - -
2013 Rays 2 1 .667 3 0 1 141.5 4.5 15.7 - - -
2014 Rays 3 0 1.000 2 0 0 0.0 4.1 22.5 - - -
15 Years 20 7 .741 24 4 13 65.3 4.4 11.4 - - -

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Jose Molina Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1999 Chicago Cubs 19 $200,000.00 - -
2001 Anaheim Angels 28 $200,000.00 - -
2002 Anaheim Angels 28 $215,000.00 - Stats
2003 Anaheim Angels 28 $320,000.00 - -
2004 Anaheim Angels 28 $335,000.00 - -
2005 Los Angeles Angels 28 $725,000.00 - -
2006 Los Angeles Angels 28 $850,000.00 - -
2007 Los Angeles Angels 28 $1,350,000.00 - -
2007 New York Yankees 26 "     " - -
2008 New York Yankees 26 $1,875,000.00 - -
2009 New York Yankees 26 $2,125,000.00 - Stats
2010 Toronto Blue Jays 8 $800,000.00 - -
2011 Toronto Blue Jays 8 $1,200,000.00 - -
2012 Tampa Bay Rays 28 $1,500,000.00 - -
2013 Tampa Bay Rays 28 $1,500,000.00 - -
2014 Tampa Bay Rays 28 $1,750,000.00 - -
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Did you know that Jose Molina recorded 26 putouts while catching a 17-inning game played on June 8, 2004 , setting the American League record most Most Putouts in an Extra Inning Game by a Catcher ? Do you know what backstop holds the National League record? [ Answer ]

On April 18, 1923 , during the New York Yankees ' first home game, in the newly opened Yankee Stadium , Babe Ruth hit a three-run home run into the right-field stands - the first homer hit in The House That Ruth Built . After the game, The Bambino said, "I was glad to have hit the first home run in this park. God only knows who will hit the last."

On September 21, 2008 , Jose Molina hit the last home run in the original Yankee Stadium , in the Yankees ' final game at the ballpark, which was against the Baltimore Orioles . The score was tied 3-3, it was the bottom of the fourth inning, a runner was on second, and the pitch count was 2-0. Do you know what pitcher surrendered the home run? [ Answer ]

The Molina Brothers
The Molina Brothers | Photos by Getty Images | Collage by ESPN ( Source )
Jose Molina, Bengie Molina , and Yadier Molina are brothers. Jose, Bengie , and Yadier were all big league backstops. Jose ( 2002 & 2009 ), Bengie ( 2002 ), and Yadier ( 2006 & 2011 ) are the only THREE brothers to each win at least one World Series ring!

Last-Modified: April 11, 2020 5:35 AM EST

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