Saturday, March 30, 2013

Your Yearly Reminder That Freddie Patek Was An Opening Day Beast

Freddie Patek may have only posted a 78 OPS+ in his time with the Royals, but on Opening Day, he came to play.

Rk Date Tm Opp Rslt PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB
1 1971-04-06 KCR CAL W 4-1 5 5 0 2 2 0 0 0 0
2 1973-04-06 KCR CAL L 2-3 4 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
3 1974-04-05 KCR MIN L 4-6 5 5 1 0 0 0 0 1 1
4 1975-04-07 KCR CAL L 2-3 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
5 1976-04-09 KCR CHW L 0-4 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
6 1977-04-07 KCR DET W 7-4 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
7 1978-04-08 KCR CLE L 5-8 4 3 1 2 1 0 1 3 0
8 1979-04-05 KCR TOR W 11-2 4 4 1 4 0 0 0 1 0
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used

Patek hit .367/.424/.600 overall on Opening Day in 33 plate appearances. 

No comments: