Tony
Valero
 
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 200
 
Born: June 15, 1935 in Denton
 
Ratings - Pitching     Help
  ERA AVG 2B 3B HR BB SO
Year Age Tm Lg Salary   OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1955 20 COT HL    
1956 21 COT HL    
1957 22 COT HL    
1958 23 COT HL    
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Year Age Tm Lg Salary Endurance vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 24 COT HL    
1960 25 COT HL    
1961 26 COT HL    
1962 27 COT HL    
1963 28 BLA HL $ 300,000  
1964 29 BLA HL $ 300,000  
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Ratings - Batting     Help
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Year Age Tm Lg Salary vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1955 20 COT HL    
1956 21 COT HL    
1957 22 COT HL    
1958 23 COT HL    
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Year Age Tm Lg Salary   vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 24 COT HL    
1960 25 COT HL    
1961 26 COT HL    
1962 27 COT HL    
1963 28 BLA HL $ 300,000  
1964 29 BLA HL $ 300,000  
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Pitching Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Cy Young Award or Rookie of the Year.
Year Age Tm Lg W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS PWS
1955 20 A   5 4 .556 12 12 0 0 0 80.0 104 39 4 18 73 4.39 .314 .350 .411 .760  
1956 21 A   9 8 .529 25 25 1 1 0 175.7 206 72 6 34 165 3.69 .292 .325 .390 .715  
1957 22 AA   1 6 .143 11 11 1 0 0 73.3 91 35 5 24 57 4.30 .306 .358 .424 .782  
    A   3 6 .333 11 11 1 0 0 72.0 99 36 2 26 76 4.50 .331 .385 .441 .826  
1958 23 AA   5 9 .357 19 19 0 0 0 107.0 158 67 10 34 107 5.64 .350 .395 .509 .904  
1959 24 AA   4 14 .222 25 25 0 0 0 143.0 173 93 15 86 110 5.85 .304 .395 .447 .842  
1960 25 AA   6 8 .429 17 17 1 0 0 116.7 107 49 7 57 73 3.78 .243 .330 .334 .664  
1961 26 AA   5 14 .263 29 29 1 0 0 182.7 189 92 15 86 149 4.53 .265 .344 .405 .750  
1962 27 AAA   5 1 .833 28 0 0 0 1 34.7 40 17 2 18 23 4.41 .282 .363 .394 .757  
1963 28 BLA HL 1 7 .125 17 8 0 0 1 58.7 71 42 11 21 24 6.44 .303 .361 .521 .882 0.0
    AAA   2 2 .500 32 2 0 0 0 83.3 96 36 5 29 72 3.89 .296 .354 .410 .765  
1964 29 BLA HL 4 12 .250 62 8 0 0 5 101.7 125 56 7 39 47 4.96 .304 .364 .406 .770 3.9
2 Years Sim 5 19 .208 79 16 0 0 6 160.3 196 98 18 60 71 5.50 .304 .363 .448 .811 3.9
2 Years AAA 7 3 .700 60 2 0 0 1 118.0 136 53 7 47 95 4.04 .292 .357 .406 .762  
5 Years AA 21 51 .292 101 101 3 0 0 622.7 718 336 52 287 496 4.86 .290 .364 .424 .788  
3 Years A 17 18 .486 48 48 2 1 0 327.7 409 147 12 78 314 4.04 .306 .345 .407 .751  
10 Years Minors 45 72 .385 209 151 5 1 1 1068.3 1263 536 71 412 905 4.52 .296 .358 .416 .774  
Season Average 2 9 .182 39 8 0 0 3 80.2 98 49 9 30 35 5.50 .304 .363 .448 .811  
Career Highs 4 12 .250 62 8 0 0 5 101.7 125 56 11 39 47 6.44 .304 .364 .521 .882  
Career Pitching Splits     Help
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Category W L Pct G GS CG SHO SV IP H ER HR BB SO ERA OAVG OOBP OSLG OOPS
vs RH   146 71 13 47 48   .313 .375 .448 .823
vs LH   50 27 5 13 23   .281 .330 .449 .779
Home 0 8 .000 37 7 0 0 4 73.7 77 41 12 25 36 5.01 .269 .328 .441 .769
Away 5 11 .313 42 9 0 0 2 86.7 119 57 6 35 35 5.92 .331 .391 .454 .845
Mar/Apr 0 0 .000 6 0 0 0 1 8.3 4 1 1 1 7 1.08 .138 .167 .241 .408
May 0 2 .000 13 0 0 0 1 17.0 19 6 1 8 7 3.18 .279 .355 .338 .693
June 1 4 .200 7 3 0 0 0 19.0 35 24 3 7 10 11.37 .389 .433 .589 1.022
July 0 3 .000 14 2 0 0 0 21.7 23 11 4 11 12 4.57 .274 .358 .476 .834
August 1 5 .167 17 7 0 0 1 47.7 54 28 5 12 17 5.29 .287 .330 .447 .777
Sep/Oct 3 5 .375 22 4 0 0 3 46.7 61 28 4 21 18 5.40 .328 .396 .441 .837
Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Most Valuable Player or Rookie of the Year.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR OWS
1963 28 BLA HL 17 14 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 10 .071 .133 .143 .276 -0.2 0.0
1964 29 BLA HL 63 14 1 3 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 6 .214 .200 .286 .486 1.1 0.0
2 Years Sim 80 28 2 4 2 0 0 6 0 0 1 16 .143 .167 .214 .381 1.0 0.0
162 Game Average 56 4 8 4 0 0 12 0 0 2 32 .143 .167 .214 .381 2.0  
Career Highs 63 14 1 3 1 0 0 4 0 0 1 10 .214 .200 .286 .486 1.1  
Career Batting Splits     Help
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Category G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR
vs RH   18 2 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 10 .111 .150 .111 .261 -0.2
vs LH   10 0 2 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 6 .200 .200 .400 .600 0.7
Home 38 12 1 2 1 0 0 4 0 0 0 7 .167 .154 .250 .404 0.3
Away 42 16 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 9 .125 .176 .188 .364 0.2
RISP   8 0 3 2 0 0 6 0 0 0 3 .375 .333 .625 .958 1.5
Close/Late   1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1.000 .500 1.000 1.500 0.5
June 7 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.4
July 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.3
August 18 12 1 3 2 0 0 5 0 0 1 6 .250 .286 .417 .702 1.4
Sep/Oct 22 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 .111 .111 .111 .222 -0.3
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF    
1963 28 BLA HL P 17 8 58.7 4 14 0 1 1.000 2.76    
1964 29 BLA HL P 62 8 101.7 1 16 3 1 .850 1.51    
    2B 1 0 2.3 1 1 0 1 1.000 7.73   0.0
  P 79 16 160.3 5 30 3 2 .921 1.96    
  2B 1 0 2.3 1 1 0 1 1.000 7.73   0.0
Career Totals   80 16 162.7 6 31 3 3 .925 2.05    
Career Highs   63 8 104.0 4 17 3 2 1.000 2.76    
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History
Drafted in 4th round, 74th overall pick, by Cottonwood in 1955
Released by Cottonwood on 6/1/1955
Signed as a free agent by Cottonwood on 6/11/1955 to a minor league deal
Injured on 7/23/1957 with a Pulled Bicep Tendon, out for 3 weeks
Signed as a free agent by Kendall on 2/1/1963 to a 1-year deal worth $300,000 per year
Traded from Kendall to Blackwood on 7/1/1963 (Going to KEN: LF Adan Fennell. Going to BLA: P Gerald Rea, P Tony Valero)
Had first career hit (double) on 8/9/1963, off Marcus Hickox (COT)
Earned first career win on 8/23/1963