Paul O'Neill Stats

Paul O'Neill was born on Monday, February 25, 1963, in Columbus, Ohio. O'Neill was 22 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 3, 1985, with the Cincinnati Reds. 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 Paul O'Neill baseball stats page.

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"Hitting is a lot more than just picking up a bat and swinging it. You've got to be observant, evaluate the situation, know the pitcher and his tendencies, and know yourself. If you want to be successful, you have to become a student." - Paul O'Neill

Paul O'Neill

Paul 'The Warrior' O'Neill Autograph on a 1992 Triple Play Baseball Card (#162 | <a href='../baseball_cards/baseball_cards_oneset.php?s=1992don02' title='1992 Triple Play Baseball Card Checklist'>Checklist</a>)

Paul 'The Warrior' O'Neill Autograph on a 1992 Triple Play Baseball Card (#162 | Checklist )

Birth Name:
Paul Andrew O'Neill ( Twitter : @PaulONeillYES )
Nickname:
The Warrior
Born On:
02-25-1963  (Pisces)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Columbus, Ohio
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Brookhaven High School (Columbus, OH)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Left
Player Height Chart Height:
6-04
Player Weight Chart Weight:
215
First Game:
09-03-1985 (Age 22)
Last Game:
11-04-2001
Draft:
1981 : 4th Round (77th)

Paul O'Neill

Paul O'Neill Pitching Stats

1987 24 Reds 1 0 1 0 0 .000 13.50 0 0 0 2.0 11 2 3 3 1 4 0 2 0 0 0 -
1 Year 1 0 1 0 0 .000 13.50 0 0 0 2.0 11 2 3 3 1 4 0 2 0 0 0 -

Paul O'Neill

Paul O'Neill Hitting Stats

1985 22 Reds 5 12 1 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .417
1986 23 Reds 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .333 .000
1987 24 Reds 84 160 24 41 14 1 7 0 28 18 1 29 0 0 0 3 .256 .331 .488
1988 25 Reds 145 485 58 122 25 3 16 0 73 38 5 65 3 5 2 7 .252 .306 .414
1989 26 Reds 117 428 49 118 24 2 15 1 74 46 8 64 0 4 2 7 .276 .346 .446
1990 27 Reds 145 503 59 136 28 0 16 0 78 53 13 103 1 5 2 12 .270 .339 .421
1991 28 Reds 152 532 71 136 36 0 28 0 91 73 14 107 0 1 1 8 .256 .346 .481
1992 29 Reds 148 496 59 122 19 1 14 0 66 77 15 85 3 6 2 10 .246 .346 .373
1993 30 Yankees 141 498 71 155 34 1 20 0 75 44 5 69 0 3 2 13 .311 .367 .504
1994 31 Yankees 103 368 68 132 25 1 21 1 83 72 13 56 0 3 0 16 .359 .460 .603
1995 32 Yankees 127 460 82 138 30 4 22 0 96 71 8 76 0 11 1 25 .300 .387 .526
1996 33 Yankees 150 546 89 165 35 1 19 0 91 102 8 76 0 8 4 21 .302 .411 .474
1997 34 Yankees 149 553 89 179 42 0 21 1 117 75 8 92 0 9 0 16 .324 .399 .514
1998 35 Yankees 152 602 95 191 40 2 24 0 116 57 2 103 0 11 2 22 .317 .372 .510
1999 36 Yankees 153 597 70 170 39 4 19 1 110 66 1 89 0 10 2 24 .285 .353 .459
2000 37 Yankees 142 566 79 160 26 0 18 0 100 51 2 90 0 11 0 17 .283 .336 .424
2001 38 Yankees 137 510 77 136 33 1 21 1 70 48 4 59 0 3 2 20 .267 .330 .459
17 Years 2,053 7,318 1,041 2,105 451 21 281 5 1,269 892 107 1,166 7 90 22 221 .288 .363 .470

Paul O'Neill

Paul O'Neill Fielding Stats

1985 Reds LF 2 2 48 4 2.0 4 3 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.25
1987 Reds 1B 2 2 48 17 8.5 17 17 0 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.56
1987 Reds CF 10 7 180 116 11.6 116 116 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 17.40
1987 Reds LF 14 14 315 132 9.4 130 130 0 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .985 11.14
1987 Reds P 1 0 6 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1987 Reds RF 22 9 339 231 10.5 229 227 2 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .991 18.24
1988 Reds 1B 21 16 441 183 8.7 181 173 8 2 14 n/a n/a n/a .989 11.08
1988 Reds CF 8 6 174 18 2.3 18 18 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.79
1988 Reds RF 114 107 2,808 227 2.0 223 218 5 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .982 2.14
1989 Reds CF 4 3 66 8 2.0 8 8 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.27
1989 Reds RF 115 109 2,940 225 2.0 221 214 7 4 1 n/a n/a n/a .982 2.03
1990 Reds CF 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1990 Reds RF 141 128 3,495 1,285 9.1 1,285 1,272 13 - 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.93
1991 Reds RF 150 145 3,774 316 2.1 314 301 13 2 2 n/a n/a n/a .994 2.25
1992 Reds RF 143 13 18,363 304 2.1 303 291 12 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .997 0.45
1993 Yankees LF 46 40 1,053 168 3.7 168 165 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.31
1993 Yankees RF 103 81 2,277 1,170 11.4 1,168 1,164 4 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .998 13.85
1994 Yankees LF 12 10 258 14 1.2 14 13 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.47
1994 Yankees RF 90 83 2,259 1,197 13.3 1,196 1,190 6 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .999 14.29
1995 Yankees LF 25 21 528 30 1.2 30 29 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.53
1995 Yankees RF 107 96 2,568 1,195 11.2 1,192 1,190 2 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .997 12.53
1996 Yankees 1B 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1996 Yankees RF 146 146 3,726 301 2.1 301 294 7 0 3 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.18
1997 Yankees 1B 2 0 3 1 0.5 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
1997 Yankees RF 146 145 3,789 305 2.1 300 293 7 5 1 n/a n/a n/a .984 2.14
1998 Yankees RF 150 148 3,894 307 2.0 303 292 11 4 5 n/a n/a n/a .987 2.10
1999 Yankees RF 151 150 3,909 309 2.0 301 291 10 8 2 n/a n/a n/a .974 2.08
2000 Yankees RF 140 139 3,460 300 2.1 298 293 5 2 3 n/a n/a n/a .993 2.33
2001 Yankees RF 130 127 3,283 215 1.7 211 210 1 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .981 1.74
RF Totals 1,848 1,626 60,884 7,887 4.3 7,845 7,740 105 42 21 n/a n/a n/a .995 3.48
LF Totals 99 87 2,202 348 3.5 346 340 6 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .994 4.24
1B Totals 26 18 495 201 7.7 199 191 8 2 16 n/a n/a n/a .990 10.85
CF Totals 23 16 423 142 6.2 142 142 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.06
P Totals 1 0 6 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
16 Years 1,997 1,747 64,010 8,578 4.3 8,532 8,413 119 46 37 n/a n/a n/a .995 3.60

Paul O'Neill

Paul O'Neill Miscellaneous Stats

1985 Reds 0 0 .000 3 0 n/a 0.0 6.0 12.0 - - -
1986 Reds 0 0 .000 3 0 n/a 0.0 2.0 0.0 - - -
1987 Reds 2 1 .667 42 1 n/a 22.9 5.5 5.7 0.50 9.00 18.00
1988 Reds 8 6 .571 12 0 n/a 30.3 7.5 6.6 - - -
1989 Reds 20 5 .800 4 0 n/a 28.5 6.7 5.8 - - -
1990 Reds 13 11 .542 11 0 n/a 31.4 4.9 6.4 - - -
1991 Reds 12 7 .632 5 0 n/a 19.0 5.0 5.8 - - -
1992 Reds 6 3 .667 10 0 n/a 35.4 5.8 7.5 - - -
1993 Yankees 2 4 .333 13 0 2 24.9 7.2 6.6 - - -
1994 Yankees 5 4 .556 10 0 4 17.5 6.6 4.4 - - -
1995 Yankees 1 2 .333 8 0 4 20.9 6.1 4.8 - - -
1996 Yankees 0 1 .000 2 0 3 28.7 7.2 6.0 - - -
1997 Yankees 10 7 .588 4 0 2 26.3 6.0 4.7 - - -
1998 Yankees 15 1 .938 2 0 1 25.1 5.8 5.2 - - -
1999 Yankees 11 9 .550 3 0 0 31.4 6.7 5.4 - - -
2000 Yankees 14 9 .609 1 0 2 31.4 6.3 5.7 - - -
2001 Yankees 22 3 .880 4 0 6 24.3 8.6 7.3 - - -
17 Years 141 73 .659 137 1 24 26.0 6.3 5.8 0.50 9.00 18.00

Paul O'Neill

Paul O'Neill Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1985 Cincinnati Reds 57 , 21 $60,000.00 - -
1986 Cincinnati Reds 21 $62,500.00 - -
1987 Cincinnati Reds 21 $65,000.00 - -
1988 Cincinnati Reds 21 $97,500.00 - -
1989 Cincinnati Reds 21 $215,000.00 - -
1990 Cincinnati Reds 21 $625,000.00 - Stats
1991 Cincinnati Reds 21 $975,000.00 Stats -
1992 Cincinnati Reds 21 $2,833,333.00 - -
1993 New York Yankees 21 $3,833,333.00 - -
1994 New York Yankees 21 $3,858,334.00 Stats n/a
1995 New York Yankees 21 $2,850,000.00 Stats -
1996 New York Yankees 21 $5,300,000.00 - Stats
1997 New York Yankees 21 $5,500,000.00 Stats -
1998 New York Yankees 21 $5,500,000.00 Stats Stats
1999 New York Yankees 21 $6,250,000.00 - Stats
2000 New York Yankees 21 $6,500,000.00 - Stats
2001 New York Yankees 21 $7,250,000.00 - Stats
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Paul O'Neill was a 17-year veteran of the major leagues who played with two franchises, went to five All-Star Games ( 1991 , 1994 , 1995 , 1997 , 1998 ) and won five World Series ( 1990 , 1996 , 1998 , 1999 , 2000 ). But, did you know that Paul O'Neill:

...had four 100-RBI seasons with the New York Yankees , tied for fourth most amongst left-handed hitting Bronx Bombers , behind only Lou Gehrig (13x), Babe Ruth (12x), Don Mattingly (5x) and Tino Martinez (5x)?

...played in three different perfect games , each time on the winning team; Tom Browning ( September 16, 1988 ), David Wells ( May 17, 1998 ) and David Cone ( July 18, 1999 )?

...was photographed at the age of six, in Crosley Field, with his boyhood idol? O'Neill said, "The awe on my face while watching must have been enough to inspire him (his dad) to take a photograph of me in my Reds jersey standing in the upper deck, posed in my left-handed batting stance with number 21 , Roberto Clemente , in the background down on the field. Better than no autograph, I figured."

Paul O'Neill Bobblehead
Paul O'Neill | New York Yankees Bobblehead | 27 July 2014 | Baseball Almanac Collection
In 1994 , Paul O'Neill was the American League batting champion , hitting a league leading .359 ( Top 25 ). O'Neill was the fourth left-handed New York Yankees player to win a batting title , joining Babe Ruth ( 1924 ), Lou Gehrig ( 1934 ), and Don Mattingly ( 1984 ).

Paul O'Neill Plaque in Monument Park
Paul O'Neill Plaque in Monument Park | August 9, 2014 | Yankee Stadium
George Steinbrenner, the Yankees ' principal owner, said in a post game press conference, "He showed you do not give up. Ever. Ever . A heart of a lion. That's what you think of when you think of Paul O'Neill. I wish I had 25 like him ... he's the ultimate warrior."

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

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