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9 LOU PINIELLA (Franchise player #0001 - 1969-01)

All-Star

Position: OF

Lou Piniella

Louis Victor Piniella
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 198 lb
College: University of Tampa
Born: August 28, 1943 in Tampa, FL
Acquired: April 1, 1969: Traded to the Kansas City Royals by the Seattle Pilots for Steve Whitaker and John Gelnar

Traded: December 7, 1973: Traded by the Kansas City Royals to New York Yankees with Ken Wright for Lindy McDaniel

MLB Debut: September 4, 1964
Final MLB Game: June 16, 1984
Royals Debut: April 8, 1969 (opening day starter)
Final Royals Game:
September 22, 1973
 
Awards & Notable Achievements
1969 AL Rookie of the Year
1969 Topps All-Star Rookie Team
Royals Player of the Month: September 1970, May 1972, July 1972
1972 AL All-Star
1972 AL Doubles Leader
 
Statistics with the Royals (led team in bold)
Year G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA
1969 135 493 43 139 21 6 11 68 2 4 33 56 .282
1970 144 542 54 163 24 5 11 88 3 6 35 42 .301
1971 126 448 43 125 21 5 3 51 5 3 21 43 .279
1972 151 574 65 179 33 4 11 72 7 2 34 59 .312
1973 144 513 53 128 28 1 9 69 5 7 30 65 .250
w/Royals 700 2570 258 734 127 21 45 348 22 22 153 265 .286
Career 1747 5867 651 1705 305 41 102 766 32 41 368 541 .291

For complete stats, go to Baseball-Reference.com's Lou Piniella page

 

 
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