Ted Simmons Stats

Ted Simmons was born on Tuesday, August 9, 1949, in Highland Park, Michigan. Simmons was 19 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 21, 1968, with the St. Louis Cardinals. 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 Ted Simmons baseball stats page.

"The ball jumps off the bat and you're running to first, drifting outside the line to start you on your way to second. The ultimate pleasure in baseball is that abstract moment when everything comes together and flows naturally." - Ted Simmons
Ted Simmons

Ted Simmons Autograph on a 1984 Topps (#404)
Ted Simmons Autograph on a 1984 Topps (#404)

Birth Name:
Ted Lyle Simmons
Nickname:
Simba
Born On:
08-09-1949  (Leo)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Highland Park, Michigan
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Southfield High School (Southfield, MI)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Both
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-00
Player Weight Chart Weight:
200
First Game:
09-21-1968 (Age 19)
Last Game:
10-02-1988
Draft:
1967 : 1st Round (10th)
Ted Simmons

Ted Simmons 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
Ted Simmons

Ted Simmons Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1968 19 Cardinals 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333
1969 20 Cardinals 5 14 0 3 0 1 0 0 3 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 .214 .250 .357
1970 21 Cardinals 82 284 29 69 8 2 3 0 24 37 5 37 0 1 2 5 .243 .333 .317
1971 22 Cardinals 133 510 64 155 32 4 7 0 77 36 3 50 4 10 3 20 .304 .347 .424
1972 23 Cardinals 152 594 70 180 36 6 16 2 96 29 8 57 1 3 2 18 .303 .336 .465
1973 24 Cardinals 161 619 62 192 36 2 13 0 91 61 15 47 1 7 2 29 .310 .370 .438
1974 25 Cardinals 152 599 66 163 33 6 20 1 103 47 8 35 1 9 6 22 .272 .327 .447
1975 26 Cardinals 157 581 80 193 32 3 18 2 100 63 16 35 0 4 1 20 .332 .396 .491
1976 27 Cardinals 150 546 60 159 35 3 5 0 75 73 19 35 0 6 0 9 .291 .371 .394
1977 28 Cardinals 150 516 82 164 25 3 21 0 95 79 25 37 0 4 2 20 .318 .408 .500
1978 29 Cardinals 152 516 71 148 40 5 22 0 80 77 17 39 0 8 3 19 .287 .377 .512
1979 30 Cardinals 123 448 68 127 22 0 26 1 87 61 22 34 0 8 4 10 .283 .369 .507
1980 31 Cardinals 145 495 84 150 33 2 21 1 98 59 13 45 0 6 2 13 .303 .375 .505
1981 32 Brewers 100 380 45 82 13 3 14 0 61 23 2 32 1 6 3 10 .216 .262 .376
1982 33 Brewers 137 539 73 145 29 0 23 0 97 32 5 40 1 7 2 20 .269 .309 .451
1983 34 Brewers 153 600 76 185 39 3 13 0 108 41 6 51 0 7 2 23 .308 .351 .448
1984 35 Brewers 132 497 44 110 23 2 4 0 52 30 3 40 1 1 3 23 .221 .269 .300
1985 36 Brewers 143 528 60 144 28 2 12 1 76 57 9 32 1 5 1 17 .273 .342 .402
1986 37 Braves 76 127 14 32 5 0 4 1 25 12 5 14 0 4 1 1 .252 .313 .386
1987 38 Braves 73 177 20 49 8 0 4 0 30 21 5 23 0 2 0 4 .277 .350 .390
1988 39 Braves 78 107 6 21 6 0 2 0 11 15 2 9 0 1 0 4 .196 .293 .308
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
21 Years 2,456 8,680 1,074 2,472 483 47 248 9 1,389 855 188 694 11 100 39 287 .285 .348 .437
Ted Simmons

Ted Simmons Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1968 Cardinals C 2 1 30 4 2.0 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 3.60
1969 Cardinals C 4 3 84 23 5.8 22 22 0 1 0 0 2 0 .957 7.07
1970 Cardinals C 79 74 2,073 508 6.4 503 466 37 5 2 15 37 24 .990 6.55
1971 Cardinals C 130 126 3,435 808 6.2 799 747 52 9 11 18 42 31 .989 6.28
1972 Cardinals 1B 15 15 396 145 9.7 140 125 15 5 9 n/a n/a n/a .966 9.55
1972 Cardinals C 135 134 387 928 6.9 920 842 78 8 6 15 60 15 .991 64.19
1973 Cardinals 1B 6 7 159 43 7.2 42 38 4 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .977 7.13
1973 Cardinals C 153 151 444 975 6.4 962 888 74 13 13 25 0 25 .987 58.50
1973 Cardinals RF 2 2 54 6 3.0 6 6 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.00
1974 Cardinals 1B 12 11 300 105 8.8 101 96 5 4 5 n/a n/a n/a .962 9.09
1974 Cardinals C 141 139 3,757 810 5.7 799 717 82 11 13 14 99 49 .986 5.74
1975 Cardinals 1B 2 2 51 12 6.0 12 10 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 6.35
1975 Cardinals C 154 148 396 880 5.7 865 803 62 15 5 28 0 28 .983 58.98
1975 Cardinals LF 2 2 48 5 2.5 5 5 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.81
1976 Cardinals 1B 30 26 693 243 8.1 240 219 21 3 21 n/a n/a n/a .988 9.35
1976 Cardinals 3B 2 2 54 7 3.5 4 3 1 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .571 2.00
1976 Cardinals C 113 108 2,879 563 5.0 559 493 66 4 4 9 61 48 .993 5.24
1976 Cardinals LF 7 7 168 12 1.7 12 12 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.93
1977 Cardinals C 143 139 3,680 768 5.4 758 683 75 10 5 8 97 54 .987 5.56
1977 Cardinals RF 1 1 15 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1978 Cardinals C 134 119 3,197 767 5.7 758 670 88 9 6 8 12 5 .988 6.40
1978 Cardinals LF 23 23 528 33 1.4 32 32 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .970 1.64
1979 Cardinals C 122 118 3,157 685 5.6 675 606 69 10 10 14 98 40 .985 5.77
1980 Cardinals C 129 120 3,198 600 4.7 591 520 71 9 12 9 116 53 .985 4.99
1980 Cardinals LF 5 5 117 9 1.8 8 8 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .889 1.85
1981 Brewers 1B 4 4 114 38 9.5 37 33 4 1 4 n/a n/a n/a .974 8.76
1981 Brewers C 75 72 1,901 344 4.6 337 300 37 7 3 4 47 27 .980 4.79
1982 Brewers C 121 120 3,196 635 5.2 632 570 62 3 8 8 96 54 .995 5.34
1983 Brewers C 86 83 2,233 447 5.2 436 395 41 11 4 2 82 34 .975 5.27
1984 Brewers 1B 37 37 1,008 375 10.1 373 346 27 2 35 n/a n/a n/a .995 9.99
1984 Brewers 3B 14 14 363 37 2.6 31 6 25 6 2 n/a n/a n/a .838 2.31
1985 Brewers 1B 28 27 690 245 8.8 243 226 17 2 22 n/a n/a n/a .992 9.51
1985 Brewers 3B 2 2 54 5 2.5 5 0 5 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.50
1985 Brewers C 15 11 324 70 4.7 69 65 4 1 1 1 8 3 .986 5.75
1986 Braves 1B 14 11 306 139 9.9 134 124 10 5 13 n/a n/a n/a .964 11.82
1986 Braves 3B 9 1 81 6 0.7 6 3 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.00
1986 Braves C 10 6 179 46 4.6 45 40 5 1 0 2 14 2 .978 6.79
1987 Braves 1B 28 23 594 243 8.7 239 216 23 4 24 n/a n/a n/a .984 10.86
1987 Braves 3B 2 1 30 4 2.0 4 2 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.60
1987 Braves C 15 14 375 75 5.0 74 64 10 1 1 2 16 5 .987 5.33
1988 Braves 1B 19 15 375 142 7.5 141 128 13 1 8 n/a n/a n/a .993 10.15
1988 Braves C 10 1 64 15 1.5 13 12 1 2 0 0 5 0 .867 5.48
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
C Totals 1,771 1,687 34,989 9,951 5.6 9,821 8,906 915 130 104 182 892 497 .987 7.58
1B Totals 195 178 4,686 1,730 8.9 1,702 1,561 141 28 142 n/a n/a n/a .984 9.81
LF Totals 37 37 861 59 1.6 57 57 0 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .966 1.79
3B Totals 29 20 582 59 2.0 50 14 36 9 2 n/a n/a n/a .847 2.32
RF Totals 3 3 69 6 2.0 6 6 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.35
21 Years 2,035 1,925 41,187 11,805 5.8 11,636 10,544 1,092 169 248 182 892 497 .986 7.63
Ted Simmons

Ted Simmons Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1968 Cardinals 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.0 0.0 - - -
1969 Cardinals 0 0 .000 2 0 n/a 0.0 14.0 4.7 - - -
1970 Cardinals 2 2 .500 5 0 n/a 94.7 7.7 11.8 - - -
1971 Cardinals 1 3 .250 7 0 n/a 72.9 10.2 6.6 - - -
1972 Cardinals 1 3 .250 2 0 n/a 37.1 10.4 6.2 - - -
1973 Cardinals 2 2 .500 1 0 n/a 47.6 13.2 6.8 - - -
1974 Cardinals 0 0 .000 2 0 n/a 30.0 17.1 5.8 - - -
1975 Cardinals 1 3 .250 5 0 n/a 32.3 16.6 5.8 - - -
1976 Cardinals 0 7 .000 7 0 n/a 109.2 15.6 7.3 - - -
1977 Cardinals 2 6 .250 9 0 n/a 24.6 13.9 5.4 - - -
1978 Cardinals 1 1 .500 10 0 n/a 23.5 13.2 6.5 - - -
1979 Cardinals 0 1 .000 4 0 n/a 17.2 13.2 5.1 - - -
1980 Cardinals 1 0 1.000 19 0 n/a 23.6 11.0 5.1 - - -
1981 Brewers 0 1 .000 3 0 22 27.1 11.9 6.2 - - -
1982 Brewers 0 0 .000 2 0 15 23.4 13.5 5.6 - - -
1983 Brewers 4 2 .667 4 0 66 46.2 11.8 5.6 - - -
1984 Brewers 3 0 1.000 6 0 77 124.3 12.4 9.6 - - -
1985 Brewers 1 1 .500 3 0 99 44.0 16.5 6.9 - - -
1986 Braves 1 0 1.000 54 0 n/a 31.8 9.1 5.1 - - -
1987 Braves 1 1 .500 34 0 n/a 44.3 7.7 5.9 - - -
1988 Braves 0 0 .000 54 0 n/a 53.5 11.9 9.7 - - -
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
21 Years 21 33 .389 233 0 279 35.0 12.5 6.2 - - -
Ted Simmons

Ted Simmons Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1968 St. Louis Cardinals 23 Undetermined - -
1969 St. Louis Cardinals 23 Undetermined - -
1970 St. Louis Cardinals 23 Undetermined - -
1971 St. Louis Cardinals 23 Undetermined - -
1972 St. Louis Cardinals 23 Undetermined Stats -
1973 St. Louis Cardinals 23 Undetermined Stats -
1974 St. Louis Cardinals 23 Undetermined Stats -
1975 St. Louis Cardinals 23 Undetermined - -
1976 St. Louis Cardinals 23 $191,000.00 - -
1977 St. Louis Cardinals 23 $216,000.00 Stats -
1978 St. Louis Cardinals 23 Undetermined Stats -
1979 St. Louis Cardinals 23 Undetermined Stats -
1980 St. Louis Cardinals 23 Undetermined - -
1981 Milwaukee Brewers 23 Undetermined Stats -
1982 Milwaukee Brewers 23 Undetermined - Stats
1983 Milwaukee Brewers 23 Undetermined Stats -
1984 Milwaukee Brewers 23 Undetermined - -
1985 Milwaukee Brewers 23 $1,000,000.00 - -
1986 Atlanta Braves 23 $1,000,000.00 - -
1987 Atlanta Braves 23 $500,000.00 - -
1988 Atlanta Braves 23 $470,000.00 - -


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