45. Tony Gonzalez
  1. General
  2. Awards
  3. Career Stats
  • Born: August 28, 1936 in Central Cunagua, Cuba
  • Weight: 170 lbs.
  • Height: 5'9"
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: R
  • Debut: April 12, 1960
  • Final Game: September 29, 1971
AB R H HR RBI SB AVG
5195 690 1485 103 615 790.286
 
From the baseball rich nation of Cuba, Tony Gonzalez played nine of his eleven seasons in Major League Baseball for the Philadelphia Phillies and while he was never named an All Star or achieved a lot of fame outside of Eastern Pennsylvania he was a decent hitter who provided 1,110 Hits for the Phils.  Gonzalez would have three .300 seasons over his career.  He would also lead all the National League Centerfielders in Fielding Percentage twice.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Outfield
  • Acquired: Traded from the Cincinnati Reds with Lee Walls for Frederick Hopke, Harry Anderson and Wally Post 6/15/60.
  • Departed: Drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 37th Round in the Expansion Draft 10/14/68.
  • Games Played: 1118
  • Notable Statistics: 514 Runs Scored
    1,110 Hits
    185 Doubles
    50 Triples
    77 Home Runs
    438 RBI
    68 Stolen Bases
    .295/.359/.433 Slash Line
    24.3 bWAR
  • Major Accolades and Awards: Highest Fielding Percentage by a Centerfielder (1962 & 1964)
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