Joe Sparma Stats

Joe Sparma was born on Wednesday, February 4, 1942, in Massillon, Ohio. Sparma was 22 years old when he broke into the big leagues on May 20, 1964, with the Detroit Tigers. 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 Joe Sparma baseball stats page.

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Birth Name:
Joseph Blase Sparma
Nickname:
Joe
Born On:
02-04-1942  (Aquarius)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Massillon, Ohio
Year of Death Data Died On:
05-14-1986 ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Columbus, Ohio
Cemetery:
Resurrection Cemetery, Worthington, Ohio
High School:
Massillon High School (Massillon, OH)
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-00
Player Weight Chart Weight:
195
First Game:
05-20-1964 (Age 22)
Last Game:
05-12-1970
Draft:
Not Applicable
Joe Sparma

Joe Sparma 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
1964 22 Tigers 21 11 7 5 6 .455 3.00 3 2 0 84.0 354 62 28 33 4 45 1 71 6 3 0 -
1965 23 Tigers 30 28 1 13 8 .619 3.18 6 0 0 167.0 713 142 59 69 13 75 5 127 7 3 0 -
1966 24 Tigers 29 13 4 2 7 .222 5.30 0 0 0 91.2 420 103 54 57 14 52 0 61 6 3 0 -
1967 25 Tigers 37 37 0 16 9 .640 3.76 11 5 0 217.2 920 186 91 103 20 85 2 153 7 8 2 -
1968 26 Tigers 34 31 1 10 10 .500 3.70 7 1 0 182.1 781 169 75 81 14 77 3 110 5 7 0 -
1969 27 Tigers 23 16 3 6 8 .429 4.76 3 2 0 92.2 421 78 49 55 5 77 1 41 7 1 0 -
1970 28 Expos 9 6 2 0 4 .000 7.06 1 0 0 29.1 146 34 23 25 7 25 3 23 4 2 0 -
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
7 Years 183 142 18 52 52 .500 3.94 31 10 0 864.2 3,755 774 379 423 77 436 15 586 42 27 2 -
Joe Sparma

Joe Sparma Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1964 22 Tigers 23 25 3 4 0 2 0 0 4 1 0 11 0 0 0 0 .160 .192 .320
1965 23 Tigers 30 52 4 7 1 0 0 0 3 3 0 25 4 1 0 0 .135 .179 .154
1966 24 Tigers 29 23 0 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 2 0 0 1 .217 .217 .261
1967 25 Tigers 37 74 1 4 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 33 13 0 0 0 .054 .091 .054
1968 26 Tigers 34 60 2 8 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 24 6 0 0 0 .133 .148 .150
1969 27 Tigers 23 29 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 8 3 0 0 0 .138 .167 .138
1970 28 Expos 9 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 .000 .143 .000
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
7 Years 185 269 11 32 3 2 0 0 11 10 0 108 29 1 0 1 .119 .150 .145
Joe Sparma

Joe Sparma Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1964 Tigers P 21 11 252 22 1.0 21 5 16 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .955 2.25
1965 Tigers P 30 28 501 42 1.4 36 11 25 6 1 n/a n/a n/a .857 1.94
1966 Tigers P 29 13 275 15 0.5 13 5 8 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .867 1.28
1967 Tigers P 37 37 653 38 1.0 36 16 20 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .947 1.49
1968 Tigers P 34 31 547 30 0.9 28 9 19 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .933 1.38
1969 Tigers P 23 16 278 16 0.7 16 9 7 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.55
1970 Expos P 9 6 88 7 0.8 5 2 3 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .714 1.53
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
P Totals 183 142 2,594 170 0.9 155 57 98 15 7 n/a n/a n/a .912 1.61
7 Years 183 142 2,594 170 0.9 155 57 98 15 7 n/a n/a n/a .912 1.61
Joe Sparma

Joe Sparma Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1964 Tigers 0 0 .000 0 2 n/a 0.0 2.3 6.3 1.58 7.61 4.82
1965 Tigers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.1 17.3 1.69 6.84 4.04
1966 Tigers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 4.6 23.0 1.17 5.99 5.11
1967 Tigers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.2 74.0 1.80 6.33 3.51
1968 Tigers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.5 30.0 1.43 5.43 3.80
1969 Tigers 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.6 0.0 0.53 3.98 7.48
1970 Expos 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.0 0.0 0.92 7.06 7.67
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
7 Years 0 0 .000 0 2 n/a 0.0 2.5 24.5 1.34 6.10 4.54
Joe Sparma

Joe Sparma Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1964 Detroit Tigers 47 Undetermined - -
1965 Detroit Tigers 21 Undetermined - -
1966 Detroit Tigers 21 Undetermined - -
1967 Detroit Tigers 21 Undetermined - -
1968 Detroit Tigers 21 Undetermined - Stats
1969 Detroit Tigers 21 $23,500.00 - -
1970 Montreal Expos 21 Undetermined - -


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