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Luis Aparicio
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Birthdate: 4/29/1934
Height / Weight: 5' 9" / 160 lbs.
Place of Birth: Maracaibo, , Venezuela
Bats / Throws: R / R

Baseball Historian Biography

'Little Looey' Aparicio transformed the shortstop position with his great range, spray hitting and base-running speed. Every season from 1958 to 1966, he led the American League in fielding percent and led the league in assists from 1956- 1960. Baseball Historian In five different years, Aparicio led the AL in putouts. Aparicio stole over 50 bases in four diff. years and from 1956 to 1964 led the League in stolen bases. His speed set the pattern for the "Go Go" White Sox in the late 1950's and early 1960's. In 1959, Aparicio led the Chicago White Sox to their first pennant in 40 years. In 1963, the White Sox traded Looey to the Baltimore Orioles. In 1966, his fine all-around play helped the Orioles capture the pennant and win the World Series over the Los Angeles Dodgers. Looey Aparicio, a 'Hall of Famer', was named four times to the 'Sporting News' AL All-Star team.

One of the top baseball players in the 1950s and 1960s Luis Aparicio

 

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Pitching Statistics
Year Team G GS W L SV CG SHO IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO WP HBP BK ERA
18 years   0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
Batting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS IBB HBP SH SF AVG OBP SLG
1956 CHW (AL) 152 533 69 142 19 6 3 56 34 63 21 4 2 1 14 1 .266 .311 SLG
1957 CHW (AL) 143 575 82 148 22 6 3 41 52 55 28 8 1 0 9 4 .257 .317 SLG
1958 CHW (AL) 145 557 76 148 20 9 2 40 35 38 29 6 2 1 8 3 .266 .309 SLG
1959 CHW (AL) 152 612 98 157 18 5 6 51 53 40 56 13 1 3 11 7 .257 .316 SLG
1960 CHW (AL) 153 600 86 166 20 7 2 61 43 39 51 8 3 1 20 6 .277 .323 SLG
1961 CHW (AL) 156 625 90 170 24 4 6 45 38 33 53 13 0 1 4 4 .272 .313 SLG
1962 CHW (AL) 153 581 72 140 23 5 7 40 32 36 31 12 1 1 4 4 .241 .280 SLG
1963 BAL (AL) 146 601 73 150 18 8 5 45 36 35 40 6 2 2 6 6 .250 .291 SLG
1964 BAL (AL) 146 578 93 154 20 3 10 37 49 51 57 17 0 3 7 5 .266 .324 SLG
1965 BAL (AL) 144 564 67 127 20 10 8 40 46 56 26 7 0 3 14 2 .225 .286 SLG
1966 BAL (AL) 151 659 97 182 25 8 6 41 33 42 25 11 2 1 12 2 .276 .311 SLG
1967 BAL (AL) 134 546 55 127 22 5 4 31 29 44 18 5 2 1 6 5 .233 .270 SLG
1968 CHW (AL) 157 622 55 164 24 4 4 36 33 43 17 11 3 2 5 2 .264 .302 SLG
1969 CHW (AL) 156 599 77 168 24 5 5 51 66 29 24 4 1 2 10 4 .280 .352 SLG
1970 CHW (AL) 146 552 86 173 29 3 5 43 53 34 8 3 1 1 5 5 .313 .372 SLG
1971 BOS (AL) 125 491 56 114 23 0 4 45 35 43 6 4 0 2 9 4 .232 .284 SLG
1972 BOS (AL) 110 436 47 112 26 3 3 39 26 28 3 3 0 2 5 5 .257 .299 SLG
1973 BOS (AL) 132 499 56 135 17 1 0 49 43 33 13 1 1 0 12 7 .271 .324 SLG
18 years   2601 10230 1335 2677 394 92 83 791 736 742 506 136 22 27 161 76 .262 .311 .SLG



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