Otis Thornton Stats

Otis Thornton was born on Saturday, June 30, 1945, in Docena, Alabama. Thornton was 28 years old when he broke into the big leagues on July 6, 1973, with the Houston Astros. 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 Otis Thornton baseball stats page.

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Otis Thornton

Otis Thornton Autograph on a 1974 Topps Style Baseball Card
Otis Thornton Autograph on a 1974 Topps Style Baseball Card

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Birth Name:
Otis Benjamin Thornton
Nickname:
None
Born On:
06-30-1945  (Cancer)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Docena, Alabama
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Westfield High School (Docena, AL)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-01
Player Weight Chart Weight:
186
First Game:
07-06-1973 (Age 28)
Last Game:
07-06-1973
Draft:
Undrafted Free Agent
Otis Thornton

Otis Thornton 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
Otis Thornton

Otis Thornton Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1973 28 Astros 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
1 Year 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Otis Thornton

Otis Thornton Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
1973 Astros C 2 0 16 4 2.0 4 4 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.000 6.75
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
C Totals 2 0 16 4 2.0 4 4 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.000 6.75
1 Year 2 0 16 4 2.0 4 4 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.000 6.75
Otis Thornton

Otis Thornton Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1973 Astros 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.5 3.0 - - -
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
1 Year 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 1.5 3.0 - - -
Otis Thornton

Otis Thornton Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1973 Houston Astros 9 $15,000.00 - -


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Last-Modified: January 11, 2020 7:51 AM EST

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