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1 COOKIE ROJAS (Franchise player #0046 - 1970-07)

All-Star

Position: 2B-3B

Cookie Rojas

Octavio Victor Rojas Rivas ("Cookie")
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 170 lb.

Born: March 6, 1939 in Havana, Cuba
Acquired: June 13, 1970: Traded by the St. Louis Cardinals to the Kansas City Royals for Fred Rico

Released: October 10, 1977

MLB Debut: April 10, 1962
Final MLB Game: October 9, 1977 (ALCS)
Royals Debut: June 16, 1970
Final Royals Game:
October 9, 1977 (ALCS)
Member of the Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame - Class of 1987

Awards & Achievements (with the Royals)
All-Star: 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974
Sporting News All-AL Team: 1971
Royals Player of the Month: April 1971, July 1971, April 1972, April 1973
 
Statistics with the Royals (led team in bold)
Year G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA
1970  98 384 36 100 13 3 2 28 3 7 20 29 .260
1971 115 414 56 124 22 2 6 59 8 3 39 35 .300
1972 137 487 49 127 25 0 3 53 2 8 41 35 .261
1973 139 551 78 152 29 3 6 69 18 4 37 38 .276
1974 144 542 52 147 17 1 6 60 8 4 30 43 .271
1975 120 406 34 103 18 2 2 37 4 5 30 24 .254
1976 63 132 11 32 6 0 0 16 2 0 8 15 .242
1977 64 156 8 39 9 1 0 10 1 3 8 17 .250
w/Royals 880 3072 324 824 139 12 25 332 46 34 213 236 .268
Career 1822 6309 714 1660 254 25 54 593 74 68 396 489 .263

For complete stats, go to Baseball-Reference.com's Cookie Rojas page

 

 
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