Rick Sweet Stats

Rick Sweet was born on Sunday, September 7, 1952, in Longview, Washington. Sweet was 25 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 8, 1978, with the San Diego Padres. 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 Rick Sweet baseball stats page.

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Rick Sweet

Rick Sweet Autograph on a 1979 Topps (#646)

Rick Sweet Autograph on a 1979 Topps (#646)

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Birth Name:
Ricky Joe Sweet
Nickname:
Rick
Born On:
09-07-1952  (Virgo)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Longview, Washington
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Mark Morris High School (Longview, WA)
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Both
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-01
Player Weight Chart Weight:
200
First Game:
04-08-1978 (Age 25)
Last Game:
10-02-1983
Draft:
1975 : 3rd Round (65th)

Rick Sweet

Rick Sweet Pitching Stats

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Rick Sweet

Rick Sweet Hitting Stats

1978 26 Padres 88 226 15 50 8 0 1 0 11 27 7 22 4 1 1 4 .221 .306 .270
1982 30 Mets 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333
1982 30 Mariners 88 258 29 66 6 1 4 0 24 20 0 24 3 3 2 2 .256 .311 .333
1983 31 Mariners 93 249 18 55 9 0 1 0 22 13 1 26 2 1 0 11 .221 .259 .269
3 Years 272 736 62 172 23 1 6 0 57 60 8 73 9 5 3 17 .234 .292 .292

Rick Sweet

Rick Sweet Fielding Stats

1978 Padres C 76 63 1,700 376 4.9 370 337 33 6 3 8 30 26 .984 5.88
1982 Mariners C 83 64 1,812 460 5.5 457 431 26 3 6 7 35 21 .993 6.81
1983 Mariners C 85 66 1,805 453 5.3 447 413 34 6 6 4 55 28 .987 6.69
C Totals 244 193 5,317 1,289 5.3 1,274 1,181 93 15 15 19 120 75 .988 6.47
3 Years 244 193 5,317 1,289 5.3 1,274 1,181 93 15 15 19 120 75 .988 6.47

Rick Sweet

Rick Sweet Miscellaneous Stats

1978 Padres 1 4 .200 15 0 n/a 226.0 10.3 20.5 - - -
1982 Mets 0 0 .000 3 0 n/a 0.0 3.0 0.0 - - -
1982 Mariners 3 0 1.000 21 0 0 64.5 10.8 10.8 - - -
1983 Mariners 2 2 .500 21 0 0 249.0 9.6 11.3 - - -
3 Years 6 6 .500 60 0 0 122.7 10.1 12.9 - - -

Rick Sweet

Rick Sweet Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1978 San Diego Padres 2 $21,000.00 - -
1982 New York Mets 8 Undetermined - -
1982 Seattle Mariners 8 Undetermined - -
1983 Seattle Mariners 8 Undetermined - -

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