Junior Ortiz Stats

Junior Ortiz was born on Saturday, October 24, 1959, in Humacao, Puerto Rico. Ortiz was 22 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 20, 1982, with the Pittsburgh Pirates. 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 Junior Ortiz baseball stats page.

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"Today I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth. If we had lost today, the guys would have beat the hell out of me." - Junior Ortiz in "It's Gone!...No, Wait a Minute..." by Ken Levine (1993)

Junior Ortiz

Junior Ortiz Autograph on a 1990 Score (#143)

Junior Ortiz Autograph on a 1990 Score (#143)

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Birth Name:
Adalberto Colon Ortiz
Nickname:
Junior
Born On:
10-24-1959  (Scorpio)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Humacao, 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:
Undetermined
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-11
Player Weight Chart Weight:
176
First Game:
09-20-1982 (Age 22)
Last Game:
08-08-1994
Draft:
Undrafted Free Agent

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Junior Ortiz Pitching Stats

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Junior Ortiz Hitting Stats

1982 23 Pirates 7 15 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 1 .200 .250 .267
1983 24 Pirates 5 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .125 .222 .125
1983 24 Mets 68 185 10 47 5 0 0 0 12 3 0 34 1 0 1 1 .254 .270 .281
1984 25 Mets 40 91 6 18 3 0 0 0 11 5 0 15 0 2 0 2 .198 .235 .231
1985 26 Pirates 23 72 4 21 2 0 1 0 5 3 1 17 1 0 0 1 .292 .320 .361
1986 27 Pirates 49 110 11 37 6 0 0 0 14 9 0 13 1 2 0 4 .336 .380 .391
1987 28 Pirates 75 192 16 52 8 1 1 0 22 15 1 23 5 1 0 6 .271 .322 .339
1988 29 Pirates 49 118 8 33 6 0 2 0 18 9 0 9 1 2 2 6 .280 .336 .381
1989 30 Pirates 91 230 16 50 6 1 1 0 22 20 4 20 3 3 2 9 .217 .282 .265
1990 31 Twins 71 170 18 57 7 1 0 0 18 12 0 16 2 1 2 4 .335 .384 .388
1991 32 Twins 61 134 9 28 5 1 0 0 11 15 0 12 1 0 1 6 .209 .293 .261
1992 33 Indians 86 244 20 61 7 0 0 0 24 12 0 23 2 0 4 7 .250 .296 .279
1993 34 Indians 95 249 19 55 13 0 0 0 20 11 1 26 4 1 5 10 .221 .267 .273
1994 35 Rangers 29 76 3 21 2 0 0 0 9 5 0 11 4 0 1 1 .276 .329 .303
13 Years 749 1,894 142 484 71 4 5 0 186 121 7 222 26 12 18 58 .256 .305 .305

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Junior Ortiz Fielding Stats

1982 Pirates C 7 4 135 30 4.3 30 27 3 0 0 0 2 1 1.000 6.00
1983 Pirates C 4 2 62 20 5.0 20 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 8.71
1983 Mets C 67 56 1,436 315 4.7 304 273 31 11 2 6 70 23 .965 5.72
1984 Mets C 32 23 644 152 4.8 149 136 13 3 3 3 22 9 .980 6.25
1985 Pirates C 23 20 535 131 5.7 129 115 14 2 3 0 18 10 .985 6.51
1986 Pirates C 36 28 761 181 5.0 178 165 13 3 2 7 27 10 .983 6.32
1987 Pirates C 72 55 1,473 361 5.0 352 313 39 9 2 6 57 26 .975 6.45
1988 Pirates C 40 33 872 178 4.5 175 152 23 3 2 1 33 5 .983 5.42
1989 Pirates C 84 65 1,783 368 4.4 366 334 32 2 2 9 74 23 .995 5.54
1990 Twins C 68 45 1,296 272 4.0 272 247 25 0 6 6 21 15 1.000 5.67
1991 Twins C 60 41 1,112 221 3.7 220 203 17 1 2 3 15 13 .995 5.34
1992 Indians C 86 69 1,958 445 5.2 440 402 38 5 2 5 59 27 .989 6.07
1993 Indians C 95 84 2,123 504 5.3 499 441 58 5 13 2 47 39 .990 6.35
1994 Rangers C 28 18 556 125 4.5 124 106 18 1 1 2 10 10 .992 6.02
C Totals 702 543 14,746 3,303 4.7 3,258 2,934 324 45 40 50 455 211 .986 5.97
13 Years 702 543 14,746 3,303 4.7 3,258 2,934 324 45 40 50 455 211 .986 5.97

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Junior Ortiz Miscellaneous Stats

1982 Pirates 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 5.0 0.0 - - -
1983 Pirates 0 0 .000 1 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 - - -
1983 Mets 1 0 1.000 4 0 n/a 0.0 5.4 15.4 - - -
1984 Mets 1 0 1.000 10 0 n/a 0.0 6.1 8.3 - - -
1985 Pirates 1 0 1.000 1 1 n/a 72.0 4.2 14.4 - - -
1986 Pirates 0 1 .000 14 0 n/a 0.0 8.5 7.9 - - -
1987 Pirates 0 2 .000 10 0 n/a 192.0 8.3 8.7 - - -
1988 Pirates 1 4 .200 12 0 n/a 59.0 13.1 6.6 - - -
1989 Pirates 2 2 .500 16 0 n/a 230.0 11.5 10.5 - - -
1990 Twins 0 4 .000 5 0 3 0.0 10.6 9.4 - - -
1991 Twins 0 1 .000 1 0 0 0.0 11.2 12.2 - - -
1992 Indians 1 3 .250 3 0 0 0.0 10.6 10.2 - - -
1993 Indians 1 0 1.000 2 0 0 0.0 9.6 12.5 - - -
1994 Rangers 0 1 .000 2 0 0 0.0 6.9 8.4 - - -
13 Years 8 18 .308 81 1 3 378.8 8.5 10.2 - - -

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Junior Ortiz Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1982 Pittsburgh Pirates 36 $33,500.00 - -
1983 Pittsburgh Pirates 36 $35,000.00 - -
1983 New York Mets 34 $35,000.00 - -
1984 New York Mets 34 $70,000.00 - -
1985 Pittsburgh Pirates 26 Undetermined - -
1986 Pittsburgh Pirates 26 $97,000.00 - -
1987 Pittsburgh Pirates 26 $190,000.00 - -
1988 Pittsburgh Pirates 26 $250,000.00 - -
1989 Pittsburgh Pirates 0 $300,000.00 - -
1990 Minnesota Twins 0 Undetermined - -
1991 Minnesota Twins 0 $450,000.00 - Stats
1992 Cleveland Indians 0 $300,000.00 - -
1993 Cleveland Indians 0 $395,000.00 - -
1994 Texas Rangers 0 $350,000.00 - n/a
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