Mike Torrez Stats

Mike Torrez was born on Wednesday, August 28, 1946, in Topeka, Kansas. Torrez was 21 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 10, 1967, 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 Mike Torrez baseball stats page.

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"They call him the Bear, because he is grizzly-tall, strong and covered with more body hair than your average male. When he is working though, the Bull might be a more appropriate nickname for Mike Torrez." - Sportswriter Glenn Schwarz in Baseball Digest (January 1978)

Mike Torrez

Mike Torrez Autograph on a 1982 Topps (#225)

Mike Torrez Autograph on a 1982 Topps (#225)

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Birth Name:
Michael Augustine Torrez
Nickname:
Bear or Mike
Born On:
08-28-1946  (Virgo)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Topeka, Kansas
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Topeka High School (Topeka, KS)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-05
Player Weight Chart Weight:
220
First Game:
09-10-1967 (Age 21)
Last Game:
07-27-1984
Draft:
Not Applicable

Mike Torrez

Mike Torrez Pitching Stats

1967 21 Cardinals 3 1 2 0 1 .000 3.18 0 0 0 5.2 23 5 2 2 0 1 0 5 0 1 0 -
1968 22 Cardinals 5 2 0 2 1 .667 2.79 0 0 0 19.1 87 20 6 7 1 12 0 6 2 1 0 -
1969 23 Cardinals 24 15 2 10 4 .714 3.59 3 0 0 107.2 467 96 43 47 7 62 2 61 4 3 0 -
1970 24 Cardinals 30 28 1 8 10 .444 4.22 5 1 0 179.1 799 168 84 96 12 103 10 100 9 4 0 -
1971 25 Cardinals 9 6 0 1 2 .333 6.00 0 0 0 36.0 172 41 24 27 2 30 3 8 2 1 0 -
1971 25 Expos 1 0 1 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 0 3.0 14 4 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 -
1972 26 Expos 34 33 0 16 12 .571 3.33 13 0 0 243.1 1,013 215 90 97 15 103 5 112 6 6 0 -
1973 27 Expos 35 34 0 9 12 .429 4.46 3 1 0 208.0 921 207 103 116 17 115 11 90 14 4 0 -
1974 28 Expos 32 30 1 15 8 .652 3.57 6 1 0 186.1 812 184 74 90 10 84 3 92 8 3 2 -
1975 29 Orioles 36 36 0 20 9 .690 3.06 16 2 0 270.2 1,144 238 92 103 15 133 5 119 10 5 1 -
1976 30 Athletics 39 39 0 16 12 .571 2.50 13 4 0 266.1 1,094 231 74 93 15 87 2 115 8 6 0 -
1977 31 Athletics 4 4 0 3 1 .750 4.44 2 0 0 26.1 111 23 13 14 3 11 0 12 0 1 0 -
1977 31 Yankees 31 31 0 14 12 .538 3.82 15 2 0 217.0 914 212 92 99 20 75 1 90 4 6 0 -
1978 32 Red Sox 36 36 0 16 13 .552 3.96 15 2 0 250.0 1,091 272 110 122 19 99 10 120 7 3 2 -
1979 33 Red Sox 36 36 0 16 13 .552 4.49 12 1 0 252.1 1,109 254 126 144 20 121 8 125 6 5 2 -
1980 34 Red Sox 36 32 1 9 16 .360 5.08 6 1 0 207.1 918 256 117 124 18 75 10 97 9 1 3 -
1981 35 Red Sox 22 22 0 10 3 .769 3.68 2 0 0 127.1 542 130 52 61 10 51 2 54 1 0 0 -
1982 36 Red Sox 31 31 0 9 9 .500 5.23 1 0 0 175.2 782 196 102 107 20 74 1 84 4 6 0 -
1983 37 Mets 39 34 4 10 17 .370 4.37 5 0 0 222.1 972 227 108 120 16 113 11 94 7 1 1 -
1984 38 Mets 9 8 1 1 5 .167 5.02 0 0 0 37.2 175 55 21 25 3 18 0 16 2 2 0 -
1984 38 Athletics 2 0 0 0 0 .000 27.00 0 0 0 2.1 19 9 7 7 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 -
18 Years 494 458 13 185 160 .536 3.96 117 15 0 3,044.0 13,179 3,043 1,340 1,501 223 1,371 84 1,404 103 59 11 -

Mike Torrez

Mike Torrez Hitting Stats

1967 21 Cardinals 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1968 22 Cardinals 5 7 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .286 .286 .286
1969 23 Cardinals 24 41 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 13 4 0 0 2 .073 .095 .098
1970 24 Cardinals 30 63 4 17 2 1 0 0 5 0 0 18 2 0 1 2 .270 .281 .333
1971 25 Cardinals 9 7 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 1 0 1 0 .143 .400 .286
1971 25 Expos 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1972 26 Expos 34 85 6 15 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 30 4 0 0 0 .176 .195 .200
1973 27 Expos 36 69 4 12 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 20 6 0 0 0 .174 .186 .188
1974 28 Expos 36 64 4 8 1 0 0 0 3 2 0 25 3 0 0 0 .125 .152 .141
1975 29 Orioles 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1976 30 Athletics 39 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1977 31 Athletics 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1977 31 Yankees 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1978 32 Red Sox 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1979 33 Red Sox 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1980 34 Red Sox 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1981 35 Red Sox 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1982 36 Red Sox 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
1983 37 Mets 39 65 2 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 20 8 0 0 1 .046 .061 .046
1984 38 Mets 9 10 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .300 .364 .300
1984 38 Athletics 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
18 Years 499 412 24 64 8 1 0 0 15 10 0 131 28 0 2 6 .155 .179 .180

Mike Torrez

Mike Torrez Fielding Stats

1967 Cardinals P 3 1 17 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1968 Cardinals P 5 2 58 7 1.4 6 2 4 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .857 2.79
1969 Cardinals P 24 15 323 28 1.2 28 11 17 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.34
1970 Cardinals P 30 28 538 35 1.2 34 7 27 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .971 1.71
1971 Cardinals P 9 6 108 12 1.3 11 4 7 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .917 2.75
1971 Expos P 1 0 9 2 2.0 2 0 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 6.00
1972 Expos P 34 33 730 64 1.9 63 15 48 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .984 2.33
1973 Expos P 35 34 624 56 1.6 54 13 41 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .964 2.34
1974 Expos P 32 30 559 69 2.2 67 19 48 2 4 n/a n/a n/a .971 3.24
1975 Orioles P 36 36 812 70 1.9 65 19 46 5 3 n/a n/a n/a .929 2.16
1976 Athletics P 39 39 799 62 1.6 56 19 37 6 4 n/a n/a n/a .903 1.89
1977 Athletics P 4 4 79 6 1.5 6 3 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.05
1977 Yankees P 31 31 651 43 1.4 40 14 26 3 2 n/a n/a n/a .930 1.66
1978 Red Sox P 36 36 750 43 1.2 41 12 29 2 3 n/a n/a n/a .953 1.48
1979 Red Sox P 36 36 757 58 1.6 54 19 35 4 3 n/a n/a n/a .931 1.93
1980 Red Sox P 36 32 622 62 1.7 56 20 36 6 4 n/a n/a n/a .903 2.43
1981 Red Sox P 22 22 382 28 1.3 25 12 13 3 2 n/a n/a n/a .893 1.77
1982 Red Sox P 31 31 527 27 0.9 26 12 14 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .963 1.33
1983 Mets P 39 34 667 55 1.4 53 20 33 2 4 n/a n/a n/a .964 2.15
1984 Mets P 9 8 113 9 1.0 8 2 6 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .889 1.91
1984 Athletics P 2 0 7 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
P Totals 494 458 9,132 736 1.5 695 223 472 41 38 n/a n/a n/a .944 2.05
18 Years 494 458 9,132 736 1.5 695 223 472 41 38 n/a n/a n/a .944 2.05

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Mike Torrez Miscellaneous Stats

1967 Cardinals 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.00 7.94 1.59
1968 Cardinals 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.5 7.0 0.50 2.79 5.59
1969 Cardinals 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.2 0.0 0.98 5.10 5.18
1970 Cardinals 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.5 12.6 0.97 5.02 5.17
1971 Cardinals 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.5 7.0 0.27 2.00 7.50
1971 Expos 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.00 6.00 3.00
1972 Expos 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 2.8 42.5 1.09 4.14 3.81
1973 Expos 0 0 .000 0 1 n/a 0.0 3.5 0.0 0.78 3.89 4.98
1974 Expos 1 1 .500 0 4 n/a 0.0 2.6 21.3 1.10 4.44 4.06
1975 Orioles 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.89 3.96 4.42
1976 Athletics 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.32 3.89 2.94
1977 Athletics 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.09 4.10 3.76
1977 Yankees 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.20 3.73 3.11
1978 Red Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.21 4.32 3.56
1979 Red Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.03 4.46 4.32
1980 Red Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.29 4.21 3.26
1981 Red Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.06 3.82 3.60
1982 Red Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.14 4.30 3.79
1983 Mets 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 3.3 32.5 0.83 3.81 4.57
1984 Mets 0 0 .000 0 0 n/a 0.0 10.0 10.0 0.89 3.82 4.30
1984 Athletics 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.67 7.72 11.57
18 Years 1 1 .500 0 5 0 0.0 3.1 27.5 1.02 4.15 4.05

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Mike Torrez Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1967 St. Louis Cardinals 48 Undetermined - -
1968 St. Louis Cardinals 48 Undetermined - -
1969 St. Louis Cardinals 48 Undetermined - -
1970 St. Louis Cardinals 48 Undetermined - -
1971 St. Louis Cardinals 48 Undetermined - -
1971 Montreal Expos 24 Undetermined - -
1972 Montreal Expos 24 Undetermined - -
1973 Montreal Expos 24 Undetermined - -
1974 Montreal Expos 24 $36,500.00 - -
1975 Baltimore Orioles 24 $53,000.00 - -
1976 Oakland Athletics 24 $86,000.00 - -
1977 Oakland Athletics 24 $100,000.00 - -
1977 New York Yankees 48 , 24 "     " - Stats
1978 Boston Red Sox 21 $540,000.00 - -
1979 Boston Red Sox 21 $520,000.00 - -
1980 Boston Red Sox 21 $240,000.00 - -
1981 Boston Red Sox 21 $240,000.00 - -
1982 Boston Red Sox 21 $240,000.00 - -
1983 New York Mets 30 $420,000.00 - -
1984 New York Mets 30 $420,000.00 - -
1984 Oakland Athletics 33 "     " - -
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