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Full Name: Orlando Manuel (Penne) Cepeda Primary Position: 1B
Height/Weight: 6' 2"/210 First Game: April 15, 1958
Birthdate: September 17, 1937 Final Game: September 19, 1974
Birthplace: Ponce, Puerto Rico MLB Experience: 17 years
Bat/Throw: Right/Right
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Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1999


Biography

Orlando Cepeda (Orlando Manuel (Penne) Cepeda) was born on September 17, 1937 in Ponce, Puerto Rico. He made his Major League debut on April 15, 1958 for the San Francisco Giants. In 1958, his rookie year, he hit .312 with 25 home runs and 96 RBI. Cepeda played for the San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals, Atlanta Braves, Boston Red Sox and Kansas City Royals over the course of his 17 year career.

Most people believe that Orlando Cepeda's best season was 1961, when he slugged 46 home runs, hit for a .311 average and knocked in 142 runs.

Statistics

Batting Stats

Year Team G AB R H HR RBI AVG OBP SLG 2B 3B BB SO HBP SH SB IBB GDP
1958 SF N 148 603 88 188 25 96 .312 .342 .512 38 4 29 84 3 0 15 7 18
1959 SF N 151 605 92 192 27 105 .317 .355 .522 35 4 33 100 5 0 23 10 10
1960 SF N 151 569 81 169 24 96 .297 .343 .497 36 3 34 91 8 0 15 9 11
1961 SF N 152 585 105 182 46 142 .311 .362 .609 28 4 39 91 9 0 12 11 21
1962 SF N 162 625 105 191 35 114 .306 .347 .518 26 1 37 97 6 1 10 8 16
1963 SF N 156 579 100 183 34 97 .316 .366 .563 33 4 37 70 10 0 8 11 18
1964 SF N 142 529 75 161 31 97 .304 .361 .539 27 2 43 83 8 0 9 7 13
1965 SF N 33 34 1 6 1 5 .176 .225 .294 1 0 3 9 0 0 0 1 1
1966 STL N 123 452 65 137 17 58 .303 .362 .469 24 0 34 68 13 1 9 10 12
1966 SF N 19 49 5 14 3 15 .286 .352 .510 2 0 4 11 1 0 0 2 0
1966 TOT N 142 501 70 151 20 73 .301 .361 .473 26 0 38 79 14 1 9 12 12
1967 STL N 151 563 91 183 25 111 .325 .399 .524 37 0 62 75 12 0 11 23 16
1968 STL N 157 600 71 149 16 73 .248 .306 .378 26 2 43 96 9 0 8 13 13
1969 ATL N 154 573 74 147 22 88 .257 .325 .428 28 2 55 76 5 0 12 10 12
1970 ATL N 148 567 87 173 34 111 .305 .365 .543 33 0 47 75 9 0 6 11 15
1971 ATL N 71 250 31 69 14 44 .276 .330 .492 10 1 22 29 0 0 3 7 12
1972 OAK A 3 3 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1972 ATL N 28 84 6 25 4 9 .298 .352 .476 3 0 7 17 0 0 0 1 1
1972 Total 31 87 6 25 4 9 .287 .340 .460 3 0 7 17 0 0 0 1 1
1973 BOS A 142 550 51 159 20 86 .289 .350 .444 25 0 50 81 3 2 0 13 24
1974 KC A 33 107 3 23 1 18 .215 .282 .290 5 0 9 16 1 0 1 0 5
Total NL 1946 7267 1077 2169 358 1261 .298 .351 .507 387 27 529 1072 98 2 141 141 189
Total AL 178 660 54 182 21 104 .276 .337 .417 30 0 59 97 4 2 1 13 29
Total 2124 7927 1131 2351 379 1365 .297 .350 .499 417 27 588 1169 102 4 142 154 218

Fielding Stats

Year Team POS G GS INN PO A ERR DP TP PB SB CS PkO AVG
1958 SF N 1B 147 147 1318.2 1322 97 16 131 0 0 0 0 0 .989
1959 SF N LF 44 43 346.2 65 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .957
1959 SF N OF 44 43 346.2 64 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .956
1959 SF N 1B 122 102 943.2 929 70 16 74 0 0 0 0 0 .984
1959 SF N 3B 4 4 33 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .625
1960 SF N OF 91 86 746 163 10 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 .983
1960 SF N LF 91 86 746 162 10 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 .983
1960 SF N 1B 63 61 542 518 27 10 37 0 0 0 0 0 .982
1961 SF N 1B 82 75 664.2 644 47 2 50 0 0 0 0 0 .997
1961 SF N RF 18 17 145.2 23 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .923
1961 SF N OF 80 76 658.1 130 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .978
1961 SF N LF 63 59 512.2 104 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .991
1962 SF N LF 1 1 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1962 SF N 1B 160 154 1367.2 1353 88 13 125 0 0 0 0 0 .991
1962 SF N RF 1 1 8 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .750
1962 SF N OF 2 2 14 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .750
1963 SF N 1B 150 147 1300.2 1262 83 21 91 0 0 0 0 0 .985
1963 SF N LF 3 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1963 SF N OF 3 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1964 SF N 1B 139 139 1232.2 1211 80 18 89 0 0 0 0 0 .986
1964 SF N LF 1 0 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1964 SF N OF 1 0 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1965 SF N 1B 4 3 18.2 27 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1965 SF N LF 2 2 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1965 SF N OF 2 2 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1966 STL N 1B 120 120 1071.1 1109 62 13 111 0 0 0 0 0 .989
1966 SF N OF 8 8 53 7 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .778
1966 SF N LF 8 8 53 7 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .778
1966 SF N 1B 6 5 42 55 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1966 TOT N 1B 126 125 1113.1 1164 63 13 116 0 0 0 0 0 .990
1967 STL N 1B 151 150 1338 1304 90 10 103 0 0 0 0 0 .993
1968 STL N 1B 154 154 1388.1 1362 90 17 109 0 0 0 0 0 .988
1969 ATL N 1B 153 152 1313.2 1318 101 9 91 1 0 0 0 0 .994
1970 ATL N 1B 148 147 1276 1288 112 12 100 0 0 0 0 0 .992
1971 ATL N 1B 63 63 563 586 49 5 60 0 0 0 0 0 .992
1972 ATL N 1B 22 21 176 171 13 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 1.000
1973 BOS A DH 142 142 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
1974 KC A DH 26 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Total 1B 1684 1640 14557 14459 1012 162 1192 1 0 0 0 0 .990
Total LF 213 199 1679.2 340 14 9 3 0 0 0 0 0 .975
Total 3B 4 4 33 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .625
Total OF 231 217 1833.1 368 15 12 3 0 0 0 0 0 .970
Total DH 168 167 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Total RF 19 18 153.2 26 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .900

Transactions

  • Signed as an amateur free agent by New York Giants (1955).
  • Traded by San Francisco Giants to St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for Ray Sadecki (May 8, 1966).
  • Traded by St. Louis Cardinals to Atlanta Braves in exchange for Joe Torre (March 17, 1969).
  • Traded by Atlanta Braves to Oakland Athletics in exchange for Denny McLain (June 29, 1972).
  • Released by Oakland Athletics (December 18, 1972).
  • Signed by Boston Red Sox (January 18, 1973).
  • Released by Boston Red Sox (March 26, 1974).
  • Signed by Kansas City Royals (August 6, 1974).
  • Released by Kansas City Royals (September 27, 1974).

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