Otto Velez Stats

Otto Velez was born on Wednesday, November 29, 1950, in Ponce, Puerto Rico. Velez was 22 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 4, 1973, with the New York Yankees. 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 Otto Velez baseball stats page.

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Otto Velez

Otto Velez Autograph on a 1978 Topps (#59)

Otto Velez Autograph on a 1978 Topps (#59)

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Birth Name:
Otoniel (Franceschi) Velez
Nickname:
Otto the Swatto
Born On:
11-29-1950  (Sagittarius)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Ponce, Puerto Rico
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Undetermined
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-00
Player Weight Chart Weight:
195
First Game:
09-04-1973 (Age 22)
Last Game:
08-07-1983
Draft:
Undrafted Free Agent

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Otto Velez Pitching Stats

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Otto Velez Hitting Stats

1973 23 Yankees 23 77 9 15 4 0 2 0 7 15 0 24 0 0 0 0 .195 .326 .325
1974 24 Yankees 27 67 9 14 1 1 2 0 10 15 1 24 0 2 0 1 .209 .345 .343
1975 25 Yankees 6 8 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .400 .250
1976 26 Yankees 49 94 11 25 6 0 2 0 10 23 1 26 0 0 0 1 .266 .410 .394
1977 27 Blue Jays 120 360 50 92 19 3 16 0 62 65 1 87 2 6 1 9 .256 .366 .458
1978 28 Blue Jays 91 248 29 66 14 2 9 0 38 45 1 41 3 2 2 8 .266 .380 .448
1979 29 Blue Jays 99 274 45 79 21 0 15 0 48 46 2 45 2 0 3 8 .288 .396 .529
1980 30 Blue Jays 104 357 54 96 12 3 20 1 62 54 8 86 0 4 2 8 .269 .365 .487
1981 31 Blue Jays 80 240 32 51 9 2 11 0 28 55 3 60 2 2 3 5 .213 .363 .404
1982 32 Blue Jays 28 52 4 10 1 0 1 0 5 13 0 15 0 0 0 1 .192 .354 .269
1983 33 Indians 10 25 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 6 0 0 0 0 .080 .179 .080
11 Years 637 1,802 244 452 87 11 78 1 272 336 17 414 9 16 11 41 .251 .369 .441

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Otto Velez Fielding Stats

1973 Yankees RF 23 23 612 47 2.0 45 43 2 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .957 1.99
1974 Yankees 1B 21 18 444 143 6.8 141 136 5 2 8 n/a n/a n/a .986 8.57
1974 Yankees 3B 2 2 48 6 3.0 6 3 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.38
1974 Yankees RF 3 2 51 2 0.7 1 1 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .500 0.53
1975 Yankees 1B 1 1 27 11 11.0 11 11 0 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 11.00
1976 Yankees 1B 8 4 129 45 5.6 44 43 1 1 4 n/a n/a n/a .978 9.21
1976 Yankees 3B 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1976 Yankees LF 6 5 129 12 2.0 12 10 2 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.51
1976 Yankees RF 20 15 393 36 1.8 35 35 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .972 2.40
1977 Blue Jays RF 79 72 1,875 149 1.9 145 140 5 4 1 n/a n/a n/a .973 2.09
1978 Blue Jays 1B 1 1 33 13 13.0 13 11 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 10.64
1978 Blue Jays LF 39 29 816 88 2.3 86 78 8 2 3 n/a n/a n/a .977 2.85
1978 Blue Jays RF 39 29 870 79 2.0 78 76 2 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .987 2.42
1979 Blue Jays 1B 6 4 93 31 5.2 31 29 2 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
1979 Blue Jays LF 43 35 804 65 1.5 61 61 0 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .938 2.05
1979 Blue Jays RF 35 29 762 73 2.1 73 70 3 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.59
1980 Blue Jays 1B 3 3 96 40 13.3 39 36 3 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .975 10.97
1981 Blue Jays 1B 1 1 27 9 9.0 9 9 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
RF Totals 199 170 4,563 386 1.9 377 365 12 9 3 n/a n/a n/a .977 2.23
LF Totals 88 69 1,749 165 1.9 159 149 10 6 4 n/a n/a n/a .964 2.45
1B Totals 41 32 849 292 7.1 288 275 13 4 17 n/a n/a n/a .986 9.16
3B Totals 3 2 51 6 2.0 6 3 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.18
9 Years 331 273 7,212 849 2.6 830 792 38 19 24 n/a n/a n/a .978 3.11

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Otto Velez Miscellaneous Stats

1973 Yankees 0 1 .000 0 0 0 38.5 3.2 11.0 - - -
1974 Yankees 0 0 .000 2 0 0 33.5 2.8 6.7 - - -
1975 Yankees 0 0 .000 4 0 1 0.0 0.0 8.0 - - -
1976 Yankees 0 0 .000 17 0 5 47.0 3.6 9.4 - - -
1977 Blue Jays 4 2 .667 18 1 28 22.5 4.1 5.8 - - -
1978 Blue Jays 1 3 .250 27 2 9 27.6 6.0 6.5 - - -
1979 Blue Jays 0 1 .000 21 0 9 18.3 6.1 5.7 - - -
1980 Blue Jays 0 0 .000 4 0 97 17.9 4.2 5.8 - - -
1981 Blue Jays 0 3 .000 8 0 74 21.8 4.0 8.6 - - -
1982 Blue Jays 1 0 1.000 12 0 24 52.0 3.5 10.4 - - -
1983 Indians 0 0 .000 2 0 8 0.0 4.2 25.0 - - -
11 Years 6 10 .375 115 3 255 23.1 4.4 6.6 - - -

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Otto Velez Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1973 New York Yankees 24 , 53 $7,800.00 - -
1974 New York Yankees 24 $15,000.00 - -
1975 New York Yankees 52 $16,000.00 - -
1976 New York Yankees 24 Undetermined - Stats
1977 Toronto Blue Jays 19 $27,500.00 - -
1978 Toronto Blue Jays 19 Undetermined - -
1979 Toronto Blue Jays 19 Undetermined - -
1980 Toronto Blue Jays 19 Undetermined - -
1981 Toronto Blue Jays 19 Undetermined - -
1982 Toronto Blue Jays 19 Undetermined - -
1983 Cleveland Indians 32 Undetermined - -
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