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8 TONY SOLAITA (Franchise player #0090 - 1974-04)

Position: 1B-DH

Tony Solaita

Tolia Solaita
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 215 lb.

Born: January 15, 1947 in Nuuuli, American Samoa
Died: February 10, 1990 in Tafuna, American Samoa
Acquired: December 3, 1973: Drafted by the Kansas City Royals from the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1973 Rule V Draft

Departed: July 14, 1976: Selected off waivers by the California Angels

MLB Debut: September 16, 1968
Final MLB Game: September 30, 1979
Royals Debut: April 5, 1974
Final Royals Game:
July 11, 1976
 
Statistics with the Royals (led team in bold)
Year G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA
1974 96 239 31 64 12 0 7 30 0 3 35 70 .268
1975 93 231 35 60 11 0 16 44 0 1 39 79 .260
1976 31 68 4 16 4 0 0 9 0 0 6 17 .235
w/Royals 220 538 70 140 27 0 23 83 0 4 80 166 .260
Career 525 1316 164 336 66 1 50 203 2 8 214 345 .255

For complete stats, go to Baseball-Reference.com's Tony Solaita page

 

 
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