SS Jorge Valenzuela #4
Age: 29 | Bats: R | Throws: R | Morale: Normal    
10/16/1956
SS JORGE VALENZUELA #4 - AGE: 29 - BATS: R - THROWS: R - MORALE: NORMAL
G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K AVG OBP SLG SB WAR
144 487 125 13 8 13 47 63 101 .257 .350 .396 12 2.4
BATTING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.  
Contact 58 68 55 58
Gap 55 65 52 58
Power 54 62 51 54
Eye 65 77 61 74
Avoid K's 52 56 50 52
FIELDING RATINGS
Catcher Infield Outfield
Range: - 82 83
Errors: - 100 85
Arm: 6 52 38
Turn DP: - 99 -
Ability: 2 - -
POSITION RATINGS
Pitcher: - Shortstop: 88
Catcher: - Left Field: 20
1st Base: - Center Field: 43
2nd Base: 100 Right Field: -
3rd Base: 56
       
RUN/BUNT
Running Speed: 55
Stealing Ability: 79
Baserunning Inst.: 70
Sacrifice Bunt: 98
Bunt for Hit: 11
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result AB R H BI HR BB K SB
09/18/1956 @ KIT Loss, 2-8 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 1
09/17/1956 @ KIT Win, 7-3 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
09/16/1956 @ KIT Win, 1-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
09/15/1956 BAR Win, 7-6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
09/14/1956 BAR Win, 6-5 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
09/13/1956 BAR Loss, 5-7 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 1
09/10/1956 LOU Win, 12-9 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
09/08/1956 @ HOL Win, 13-2 4 1 2 2 0 1 1 0
09/07/1956 @ HOL Win, 7-5 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 1
09/05/1956 WTS Win, 3-2 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 0
PERSONALITY
Leader Ability:Very High
Loyalty:Normal
Desire f. Win:High
Greed:Normal
Intelligence:Normal
Work Ethic:Very High
Birthday:02/06/1927
Born in:Marfil, GUA
Nationality:Mexican
Height:6' 1"
Weight:200 lbs
Local Popularity:Fair
National Pop.:Fair
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$33,000
Signed Through:1957 Season
Major Service:7 Years, 130 Days
Service This Yr:172 Days
40-Man Service:9 Years, 114 Days
Pro Service:12 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not eligible, free agent after contract expires!
Option Years:Out of option years
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:-
POLARIS UNION BASEBALL 1956 BATTING STATS
Batting G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WOBA ISO wRC+
Overall 144 487 125 13 8 13 47 73 63 101 .257 .350 .396 .746 .321 .140 96
Batting GS PA HP IW CI GDP SH SF TB EBH SB CS SB% RC RC/27 WAR  
Overall 138 563 7 5 0 11 6 0 193 34 12 10 54.5 67.8 4.70 2.4  
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
Versus Left   199 57 7 5 8 25 31 26 28 0 4 2 .286 .374 .492 .867
Versus Right   288 68 6 3 5 22 42 37 73 0 2 5 .236 .333 .330 .663
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
April   87 20 1 1 1 6 10 13 14 0 3 1 .230 .337 .299 .635
May   104 31 3 4 4 12 20 13 16 0 0 0 .298 .376 .519 .895
June   102 23 1 1 2 4 11 7 25 0 3 0 .225 .275 .314 .589
July   88 23 2 1 3 11 11 14 22 0 0 3 .261 .381 .409 .790
August   67 18 5 1 2 9 15 8 16 0 0 3 .269 .372 .463 .834
September   39 10 1 0 1 5 6 8 8 0 0 0 .256 .383 .359 .742
Spring Training   70 20 5 0 2 6 11 14 18 1 2 0 .286 .400 .443 .843
Last Year   573 153 24 3 10 47 76 50 134 4 7 8 .267 .332 .372 .704
2 Years Ago   509 144 23 6 12 55 76 60 101 2 10 10 .283 .368 .422 .791
Career   3224 805 137 41 56 320 437 367 680 19 56 61 .250 .336 .370 .706
Home   255 72 10 4 7 23 42 37 49 0 3 6 .282 .386 .435 .821
Road   232 53 3 4 6 24 31 26 52 0 3 1 .228 .309 .353 .662
Grass   487 125 13 8 13 47 73 63 101 0 6 7 .257 .350 .396 .746
Day   127 31 3 3 4 10 22 16 28 0 3 0 .244 .329 .409 .738
Night   360 94 10 5 9 37 51 47 73 0 3 7 .261 .357 .392 .749
As Starter   482 124 13 8 13 45 72 63 101 0 6 7 .257 .351 .398 .750
As Reliever / Substitution   5 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400
Pinch Hitting   4 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
Close/Late   97 24 2 1 2 10 15 15 17 0 3 1 .247 .354 .351 .704
Inning 1-3   163 34 2 5 5 10 25 27 40 0 0 2 .209 .328 .374 .702
Inning 4-6   163 49 7 2 5 24 28 18 29 0 2 3 .301 .380 .460 .841
Inning 7-9   153 40 4 1 3 13 19 16 30 0 3 1 .261 .335 .359 .695
Extra Innings   8 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 1 1 .250 .455 .250 .705
0 Outs   181 45 4 3 3 12 30 21 28 0 6 4 .249 .340 .354 .693
1 Outs   154 42 8 3 6 19 24 16 36 0 0 2 .273 .349 .481 .829
2 Outs   152 38 1 2 4 16 19 26 37 0 0 1 .250 .363 .362 .725
Scoring Position   94 19 3 2 3 35 20 28 23 0 0 3 .202 .400 .372 .772
Bases Empty   317 88 5 6 10 10 46 29 61 0 0 4 .278 .346 .426 .772
Runner on 1st   76 18 5 0 0 2 7 6 17 0 6 0 .237 .293 .303 .595
Runner on 2nd   32 5 0 0 0 5 9 14 7 0 0 1 .156 .426 .156 .582
Runner on 3rd   13 3 1 0 1 5 3 4 3 0 0 0 .231 .412 .538 .950
Runner on 1st & 2nd   24 6 1 1 1 8 5 4 7 0 0 1 .250 .379 .500 .879
Runner on 1st & 3rd   9 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 .000 .100 .000 .100
Runner on 2nd & 3rd   9 3 1 1 0 6 1 3 2 0 0 0 .333 .500 .667 1.167
Bases Loaded   7 2 0 0 1 11 2 2 0 0 0 1 .286 .500 .714 1.214
Two Strikes   233 50 5 1 6 22 25 28 101 0 0 3 .215 .307 .322 .629
First Pitch   63 16 1 2 2 5 7 0 0 0 5 0 .254 .254 .429 .683
Count 0-1   47 16 2 1 0 2 7 0 0 0 0 1 .340 .354 .426 .780
Count 0-2   41 11 3 0 1 3 6 0 18 0 0 0 .268 .268 .415 .683
Count 1-0   44 15 1 2 1 6 8 0 0 0 1 1 .341 .356 .523 .878
Count 1-1   46 11 1 0 2 9 6 0 0 0 0 2 .239 .271 .391 .662
Count 1-2   69 11 2 1 1 7 3 0 30 0 0 0 .159 .159 .261 .420
Count 2-0   14 7 0 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .857 1.357
Count 2-1   23 5 1 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 .217 .217 .478 .696
Count 2-2   69 14 0 0 3 8 6 0 32 0 0 3 .203 .236 .333 .569
Count 3-0   0 0 0 0 0 0 7 13 0 0 0 0 .000 1.000 .000 1.000
Count 3-1   17 5 2 0 0 1 7 22 0 0 0 0 .294 .692 .412 1.104
Full Count   54 14 0 0 1 4 10 28 21 0 0 0 .259 .512 .315 .827
Behind in Count   157 38 7 2 2 12 16 0 48 0 0 1 .242 .247 .350 .597
Ahead in Count   98 32 4 4 3 9 28 35 0 0 1 1 .327 .507 .541 1.048
Batting Leadoff   142 38 3 3 5 12 24 19 18 0 2 3 .268 .366 .437 .802
Batting 2nd   11 4 0 2 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 .364 .417 .727 1.144
Batting 4th   3 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 .667 .750 1.667 2.417
Batting 5th   26 8 3 0 1 5 4 1 7 0 0 0 .308 .333 .538 .872
Batting 6th   107 25 1 1 2 9 14 18 23 0 2 1 .234 .349 .318 .667
Batting 7th   174 43 6 2 4 15 27 20 48 0 2 2 .247 .332 .374 .705
Batting 8th   22 4 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 0 0 1 .182 .308 .182 .490
Batting 9th   2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000
CAREER BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
1947 Orlando - PUB 20 22 21 4 0 0 0 3 1 1 0 1 5 1 0 .190 .217 .190 .408 10 11 -0.1
1948 Orlando - PUB 21 9 15 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 4 1 0 .067 .125 .067 .192 -47 0 -0.2
1949 Orlando - PUB 22 19 52 12 1 2 0 6 9 5 1 0 5 2 1 .231 .310 .327 .637 72 77 0.1
1950 Philadelphia - PUB 23 132 424 91 19 8 3 40 44 51 7 5 96 7 3 .215 .306 .318 .624 77 75 1.2
1951 Philadelphia - PUB 24 134 476 116 23 6 10 52 66 56 7 1 98 10 5 .244 .331 .380 .712 93 96 2.6
1952 Philadelphia - PUB 25 138 417 96 19 4 7 52 58 47 9 3 89 12 2 .230 .319 .345 .665 76 66 1.2
1953 Philadelphia - PUB 26 63 106 23 5 2 1 11 8 15 6 1 18 0 1 .217 .344 .330 .674 78 77 0.2
1953 Kinuso - PUB 26 49 144 40 10 2 0 7 25 18 6 2 29 4 2 .278 .376 .375 .751 99 96 0.9
1953 Total - PUB 26 112 250 63 15 4 1 18 33 33 12 3 47 4 3 .252 .362 .356 .718 91 88 1.1
1954 Kinuso - PUB 27 155 509 144 23 6 12 55 76 60 10 2 101 13 4 .283 .368 .422 .791 106 101 3.3
1955 Kinuso - PUB 28 156 573 153 24 3 10 47 76 50 8 4 134 9 6 .267 .332 .372 .704 84 86 2.6
1956 Kinuso - PUB 29 144 487 125 13 8 13 47 73 63 7 0 101 12 10 .257 .350 .396 .746 95 96 2.4
Total PUB 1021 3224 805 137 41 56 320 437 367 61 19 680 71 34 .250 .336 .370 .706 88 86 14.2
CAREER MINOR LEAGUE BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
1944 Southampton - A 17 30 88 9 1 1 2 7 6 4 5 0 25 3 0 .102 .186 .205 .390 14 17 0.0
1945 Susquehanna Trails - A 18 113 336 54 10 1 9 34 34 23 11 2 106 10 5 .161 .237 .277 .513 55 57 0.0
1946 Susquehanna Trails - A 19 79 272 65 16 7 5 51 37 28 9 4 79 8 0 .239 .326 .404 .730 108 103 0.0
1946 Willard - AA 19 46 137 22 6 2 2 17 12 10 5 2 51 1 2 .161 .240 .277 .518 39 36 0.0
1947 Susquehanna Trails - A 20 38 130 31 6 3 3 19 19 23 4 0 34 4 0 .238 .369 .400 .769 119 112 0.0
1947 Willard - AA 20 4 11 3 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 5 1 0 .273 .333 .364 .697 86 91 0.0
1947 Mission Bay - AAA 20 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 165 182 0.0
1948 Willard - AA 21 21 82 29 7 1 2 16 20 10 5 0 16 6 0 .354 .454 .537 .990 154 161 0.0
1948 Mission Bay - AAA 21 80 263 55 11 2 3 24 34 26 11 1 62 6 3 .209 .306 .300 .606 58 64 0.0
1949 Willard - AA 22 102 373 114 18 2 12 70 74 72 15 3 69 26 7 .306 .434 .461 .895 133 141 0.0
1949 Mission Bay - AAA 22 16 59 25 4 2 4 17 16 6 3 0 9 4 1 .424 .500 .763 1.263 224 230 0.0
Total PUBAAA 97 324 81 15 4 7 41 51 32 14 1 71 10 5 .250 .342 .386 .728 89 94
Total PUBAA 173 603 168 32 5 16 103 108 93 25 5 141 34 9 .279 .394 .428 .822 115 120
Total PUBA 260 826 159 33 12 19 111 96 78 29 6 244 25 5 .192 .283 .331 .614 79 77
CAREER POSTSEASON BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
1953 Kinuso - PUB 26 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .333 .333 .667 1.000 0 0 0.0
1955 Kinuso - PUB 28 14 45 6 0 2 0 2 6 5 0 0 10 1 0 .133 .220 .222 .442 0 0 0.0
Total PUB 15 48 7 1 2 0 2 6 5 0 0 11 1 0 .146 .226 .250 .476 26 10
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
1947 Orlando - ML 2B 8 0 4 3 1 7 0 1.000 11.0 5.73 +0.1 1.031
1947 Orlando - ML 3B 4 1 0 1 0 1 0 1.000 12.1 0.73 +0.0 1.023
1947 Orlando - ML SS 9 4 6 13 4 19 0 1.000 42.2 4.01 +0.6 1.071
1948 Orlando - ML 2B 6 3 6 12 3 18 0 1.000 27.0 6.00 +0.8 1.148
1948 Orlando - ML 3B 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 1.000 5.1 3.38 +0.0 1.027
1948 Orlando - ML SS 4 1 1 3 1 5 1 .800 13.0 2.77 -0.6 .798
1949 Orlando - ML 2B 10 5 9 17 2 26 0 1.000 48.1 4.84 +0.4 1.030
1949 Orlando - ML SS 10 6 12 24 7 36 0 1.000 60.0 5.40 +1.6 1.090
1949 Orlando - ML LF 1 1 2 0 0 2 0 1.000 9.0 2.00 -0.9 .598
1949 Orlando - ML CF 1 1 3 0 0 3 0 1.000 8.0 3.38 -0.9 .712
1950 Philadelphia - ML 2B 2 0 2 2 1 4 0 1.000 3.2 9.82 +0.0 1.026
1950 Philadelphia - ML 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.0 0.00 0.0 .000
1950 Philadelphia - ML SS 126 125 213 379 72 601 9 .985 1125.2 4.73 +2.9 1.011
1951 Philadelphia - ML SS 134 133 198 411 97 619 10 .984 1188.2 4.61 +4.4 1.016
1952 Philadelphia - ML 2B 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1.000 1.2 5.40 +0.0 1.038
1952 Philadelphia - ML SS 129 124 193 382 101 582 7 .988 1088.0 4.76 +9.7 1.040
1952 Philadelphia - ML CF 2 0 3 0 0 3 0 1.000 4.0 6.75 -0.1 .947
1953 Philadelphia - ML 2B 9 2 5 10 3 15 0 1.000 29.2 4.55 +0.8 1.139
1953 Kinuso - ML 2B 23 16 30 45 11 77 2 .974 161.1 4.18 +1.8 1.055
1953 Kinuso - ML 3B 2 0 1 1 0 2 0 1.000 6.0 3.00 +0.0 1.020
1953 Philadelphia - ML 3B 7 5 3 12 1 15 0 1.000 55.0 2.45 -1.2 .884
1953 Kinuso - ML SS 22 18 25 63 17 88 0 1.000 161.0 4.92 +1.4 1.037
1953 Philadelphia - ML SS 37 17 34 69 11 104 1 .990 197.2 4.69 +0.9 1.018
1953 Kinuso - ML LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 2.0 0.00 0.0 .000
1953 Philadelphia - ML LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 6.1 0.00 0.0 .000
1953 Philadelphia - ML CF 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 1.000 1.2 10.80 -0.1 .962
1953 Kinuso - ML CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.0 0.00 0.0 .000
1954 Kinuso - ML 2B 6 5 7 17 3 25 1 .960 44.0 4.91 -0.1 .987
1954 Kinuso - ML 3B 3 0 0 2 0 2 0 1.000 7.0 2.57 -0.7 .766
1954 Kinuso - ML SS 137 133 228 440 96 677 9 .987 1189.2 5.05 +6.1 1.022
1954 Kinuso - ML CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 1.0 0.00 0.0 .000
1955 Kinuso - ML 2B 91 90 171 312 58 488 5 .990 794.2 5.47 +7.0 1.034
1955 Kinuso - ML SS 66 66 94 199 51 296 3 .990 579.0 4.55 +5.5 1.042
1955 Kinuso - ML CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 1.0 0.00 0.0 .000
1956 Kinuso - ML 2B 26 22 42 81 18 125 2 .984 187.2 5.90 +1.1 1.021
1956 Kinuso - ML 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.0 0.00 0.0 .000
1956 Kinuso - ML SS 116 116 180 333 78 524 11 .979 1007.0 4.58 +3.6 1.016
1956 Kinuso - ML CF 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 4.0 2.25 -0.0 .962
TOTAL 2B 182 143 276 500 100 786 10 .987 1309.0 5.34 +11.9 1.036
TOTAL 3B 19 6 4 18 1 22 0 1.000 85.2 2.31 -1.8 .893
TOTAL SS 790 743 1184 2316 535 3551 51 .986 6652.1 4.74 +36.2 1.024
TOTAL LF 6 1 2 0 0 2 0 1.000 17.1 1.04 -0.9 .598
TOTAL CF 8 1 9 0 0 9 0 1.000 19.2 4.12 -1.1 .858
PLAYER HISTORY
08/09/1944 Signed a minor league contract with the Hot Springs Bathers organization, was discovered in Mexico.
12/07/1944 Was traded by the Hot Springs Bathers to the Orlando Oracles, along with C Michael White, C Gabriel Ortíz, 1B Ángel Escamilla, in exchange for CL Peter Bradley.
01/01/1945 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 9 (27); Power: 13 (31); Eye: 9 (33).
08/19/1945 Injured (strained rib cage muscle), out for 4 weeks.
01/01/1946 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 18 (36); Power: 12 (30); Eye: 14 (44).
05/21/1946 Injured (thumb contusion), out for 2 days.
06/17/1946 Was selected to the 1946 PUB Single A All-Star Game.
07/09/1946 Injured on 07/07/1946, diagnosed with a mild shoulder strain, will miss 6 days.
07/28/1946 Injured (strained back), day-to-day for one week.
08/13/1946 Injured (dislocated finger), day-to-day for 3 days.
08/15/1946 Injured (hand soreness), day-to-day for one week.
01/01/1947 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 27 (41); Power: 18 (38); Eye: 11 (34).
04/13/1947 Injured on 04/11/1947, diagnosed with a stiff back, is day-to-day.
05/24/1947 Injured (strained rib cage muscle), out for 2-3 weeks.
07/23/1947 Injured on 07/22/1947, diagnosed with elbow tendinitis, will miss 6 weeks.
08/26/1947 Suffered setback in recovery from injury, will miss another 1-2 weeks.
11/22/1947 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $7,900 through automatic renewal.
01/01/1948 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 43 (50); Power: 25 (47); Eye: 23 (47).
04/25/1948 Injured (fractured foot), out for 3-4 weeks.
06/30/1948 Goes 5-5 against the Berlin Sloops, with 1 2B, 1 HR, 4 RBI and 2 R.
11/20/1948 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $7,900 through automatic renewal.
01/01/1949 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 42 (48); Power: 29 (46); Eye: 30 (48).
06/20/1949 Was selected to the 1949 PUB Double A All-Star Game.
06/29/1949 Suspended 5 games after ejection following arguing a strike call.
08/08/1949 Wins the PUBAA SL2 Player of the Week Award.
11/14/1949 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $7,900 through automatic renewal.
01/01/1950 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 39 (43); Power: 24 (32); Eye: 49 (62).
02/02/1950 Drafted in the 1950 inaugural draft (Round 7, Pick 11, 155th overall pick) by the Philadelphia Athletics.
11/14/1950 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $8,000 through automatic renewal.
01/01/1951 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 44 (50); Power: 32 (41); Eye: 49 (59).
10/21/1951 Signed a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $13,950 with the Philadelphia Athletics organization.
01/01/1952 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 53 (60); Power: 48 (59); Eye: 66 (75).
04/29/1952 Suspended 3 games after ejection following arguing a strike call.
11/05/1952 Wins the 1952 PUB CL Ball Chaser Award at SS.
11/18/1952 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $16,000 through arbitration.
01/01/1953 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 54 (60); Power: 50 (58); Eye: 65 (74).
07/10/1953 Signed a 1-year contract extension worth a total of $20,000 with the Philadelphia Athletics organization.
07/26/1953 Was traded by the Philadelphia Athletics to the Kinuso Blues in exchange for SP Hiroaki Hara -- NIP.
01/01/1954 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 55 (61); Power: 53 (59); Eye: 65 (74).
11/16/1954 Received a 1-year contract worth a total of $28,750 through arbitration.
12/10/1954 Signed a 2-year contract extension worth a total of $66,000 with the Kinuso Blues organization.
01/01/1955 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 55 (61); Power: 53 (59); Eye: 64 (73).
01/01/1956 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 55 (57); Power: 52 (54); Eye: 65 (73).
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year 3B Rank
1950 8 6
1951 6 7
1956 8 4
Year IBB Rank
1952 18 1
1954 11 9
Year HP Rank
1951 7 9
1952 9 10
1954 10 2
1955 8 8
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