Syd O'Brien Stats

Syd O'Brien was born on Friday, February 18, 1944, in Compton, California. O'Brien was 25 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 15, 1969, with the Boston Red Sox. 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 Syd O'Brien baseball stats page.

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Syd O'Brien

Syd O'Brien Autograph on a 1970 Topps Baseball Card (#163 | <a href='../baseball_cards/baseball_cards_oneset.php?s=1970top01' title='1970 Topps Baseball Card Checklist'>Checklist</a>)
Syd O'Brien Autograph on a 1970 Topps Baseball Card (#163 | Checklist )

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Birth Name:
Sydney Lloyd O'Brien
Nickname:
Syd
Born On:
02-18-1944  (Aquarius)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Compton, California
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Millikan High School (Long Beach, CA)
College:
Long Beach City College
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-01
Player Weight Chart Weight:
185
First Game:
04-15-1969 (Age 25)
Last Game:
10-01-1972
Draft:
Not Applicable
Syd O'Brien

Syd O'Brien Pitching Stats

G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
- - Did Not Pitch - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
Syd O'Brien

Syd O'Brien Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1969 25 Red Sox 100 263 47 64 10 5 9 0 29 15 0 37 4 0 1 3 .243 .287 .422
1970 26 White Sox 121 441 48 109 13 2 8 0 44 22 1 62 0 2 2 10 .247 .285 .340
1971 27 Angels 90 251 25 50 8 1 5 0 21 15 4 33 4 0 1 10 .199 .247 .299
1972 28 Angels 36 39 10 7 2 0 1 0 1 6 0 10 0 0 0 1 .179 .289 .308
1972 28 Brewers 31 58 5 12 2 0 1 0 5 2 0 13 3 1 0 2 .207 .230 .293
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
4 Years 378 1,052 135 242 35 8 24 0 100 60 5 155 11 3 4 26 .230 .273 .347
Syd O'Brien

Syd O'Brien Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1969 Red Sox 2B 12 6 207 41 3.4 39 18 21 2 12 n/a n/a n/a .951 5.09
1969 Red Sox 3B 53 43 1,215 148 2.8 139 34 105 9 12 n/a n/a n/a .939 3.09
1969 Red Sox SS 15 5 198 34 2.3 30 13 17 4 6 n/a n/a n/a .882 4.09
1970 White Sox 2B 43 38 984 233 5.4 223 96 127 10 31 n/a n/a n/a .957 6.12
1970 White Sox 3B 68 65 1,665 209 3.1 196 59 137 13 18 n/a n/a n/a .938 3.18
1970 White Sox SS 5 2 75 12 2.4 10 3 7 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .833 3.60
1971 Angels 1B 1 1 27 8 8.0 8 8 0 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 8.00
1971 Angels 2B 7 7 198 41 5.9 39 14 25 2 7 n/a n/a n/a .951 5.32
1971 Angels 3B 6 5 126 17 2.8 17 5 12 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.64
1971 Angels RF 1 1 24 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.13
1971 Angels SS 52 46 1,350 232 4.5 223 87 136 9 30 n/a n/a n/a .961 4.46
1972 Angels 1B 1 0 3 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
1972 Angels 2B 3 0 39 6 2.0 6 3 3 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.15
1972 Angels 3B 8 2 96 9 1.1 8 0 8 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .889 2.25
1972 Angels SS 4 3 84 11 2.8 10 1 9 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .909 3.21
1972 Brewers 2B 7 5 135 23 3.3 21 10 11 2 3 n/a n/a n/a .913 4.20
1972 Brewers 3B 9 8 201 27 3.0 23 6 17 4 3 n/a n/a n/a .852 3.09
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
3B Totals 144 123 3,303 410 2.8 383 104 279 27 34 n/a n/a n/a .934 3.13
SS Totals 76 56 1,707 289 3.8 273 104 169 16 37 n/a n/a n/a .945 4.32
2B Totals 72 56 1,563 344 4.8 328 141 187 16 54 n/a n/a n/a .953 5.67
1B Totals 2 1 30 9 4.5 9 9 0 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 8.10
RF Totals 1 1 24 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.13
4 Years 295 237 6,627 1,053 3.6 994 359 635 59 126 n/a n/a n/a .944 4.05
Syd O'Brien

Syd O'Brien Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1969 Red Sox 2 3 .400 20 13 n/a 29.2 7.1 9.1 - - -
1970 White Sox 3 3 .500 9 1 n/a 55.1 7.1 10.0 - - -
1971 Angels 0 2 .000 23 3 n/a 50.2 7.6 12.0 - - -
1972 Angels 0 0 .000 13 11 n/a 39.0 3.9 39.0 - - -
1972 Brewers 0 1 .000 12 5 n/a 58.0 4.5 11.6 - - -
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
4 Years 5 9 .357 77 33 n/a 43.8 6.8 10.5 - - -
Syd O'Brien

Syd O'Brien Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1969 Boston Red Sox 19 $17,500.00 - -
1970 Chicago White Sox 7 $18,000.00 - -
1971 California Angels 8 $21,500.00 - -
1972 California Angels 8 $25,000.00 - -
1972 Milwaukee Brewers 7 "     " - -


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