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Josť Acosta
Josť Acosta
(Acostica)
 
Born: March 4, 1891 in La Habana, Cuba
Died: November 16, 1977 - 86 years old in La Habana, Cuba
Bats: R Throws: R Ht: 5'6" Wt: 134
Pitching Ratings (?)
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Notes:
- Inducted into the Cuban Baseball Hall of Fame as a Player in 1958
- Played in the Major Leagues
- Played in the Minor Leagues
Relatives: Brother of Merito Acosta

Overall

Multi-Team Years

Pitching Stats
Yr
Tm
Lg
 
W
L
G
R
H
K
 
HAB
-
22.8
SW
 
3
4
.429
13
5
2
1
0
53.0
26
14
56
6
3
0
18
18
0
2
223
 
2.38
103
1.396
8.1
8.1
1.00
HAB
-
23.8
SP
 
6
1
.857
18
12
6
1
1
96.7
36
25
100
9
1
0
16
29
2
2
399
 
2.33
118
1.200
7.3
4.0
1.81
LBC
EAS
24.3
SP
 
5
1
.833
9
6
5
2
0
56.3
25
23
66
8
2
2
9
18
0
0
230
 
3.67
95
1.331
7.8
3.9
2.00
HP
-
24.8
SP
 
10
6
.625
25
15
9
1
1
148.0
66
50
141
12
3
1
54
57
1
5
623
 
3.04
117
1.318
9.1
8.7
1.06
ORI
LCA
25.8
SP
 
2
1
.667
7
5
3
1
1
41.3
14
10
35
2
3
0
17
8
0
2
169
 
2.18
84
1.258
4.7
10.1
0.47
HAB
LN
27.8
SP
 
15
9
.625
30
18
15
2
4
208.7
51
36
178
11
7
1
28
54
0
3
818
 
1.55
161
0.987
6.6
3.4
1.93
MULT
-
29.8
SP
 
6
5
.546
20
13
9
2
0
116.3
34
24
97
6
3
1
28
33
0
4
462
 
1.86
131
1.074
7.1
6.1
1.18
HAB
LG
31.8
SP
 
1
7
.125
12
8
5
0
0
69.0
48
35
100
11
11
0
14
18
0
1
316
 
4.57
75
1.652
5.7
4.4
1.29
MULT
LG
32.8
SW
 
0
1
.000
8
3
0
0
0
19.3
13
10
18
3
3
0
8
3
0
1
87
 
4.66
81
1.345
3.4
9.2
0.38
9
5
 
48
35
.578
142
85
54
10
7
808.7
313
227
791
68
36
5
192
238
3
20
3327
2.53
113
1.216
7.2
5.8
1.24
8
Cuban Leagues
 
43
31
.581
126
75
48
8
7
714.3
268
191
688
58
33
2
172
210
3
19
2937
2.41
117
1.204
7.2
5.9
1.22
2
Major Leagues
 
0
3
.000
7
4
1
0
0
38.0
20
13
37
2
1
1
11
10
0
1
160
3.08
88
1.263
6.3
6.9
0.91
1
Negro Leagues
 
5
1
.833
9
6
5
2
0
56.3
25
23
66
8
2
2
9
18
0
0
230
3.67
95
1.331
7.8
3.9
2.00
 
Years Team      
W
L
G
R
H
 
7
 
41
32
.562
119
71
46
7
6
696.7
266
187
674
58
29
3
160
208
3
17
2863
2.42
118
1.197
7.3
5.6
1.30
1
 
5
1
.833
9
6
5
2
0
56.3
25
23
66
8
2
2
9
18
0
0
230
3.67
95
1.331
7.8
3.9
2.00
1
 
2
1
.667
7
5
3
1
1
41.3
14
10
35
2
3
0
17
8
0
2
169
2.18
84
1.258
4.7
10.1
0.47
1
 
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
5.0
2
2
4
0
0
0
1
1
0
0
20
3.60
75
1.000
5.0
5.0
1.00
1
 
0
1
.000
6
2
0
0
0
9.3
6
5
12
0
2
0
5
3
0
1
45
4.82
78
1.821
6.7
11.1
0.60



Batting Stats
Yr
Tm
Lg
 
G
R
H
   
HAB
-
22.8
SW
 
13
21
20
1
8
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
 
0
0
1
0
0
 
.400
.400
.400
.800
158
5.3
.370
HAB
-
23.8
SP
 
19
37
27
4
7
1
0
0
2
2
0
5
2
 
0
1
4
0
0
 
.259
.394
.296
.690
128
5.8
.346
LBC
EAS
24.3
SP
 
12
32
27
3
2
0
0
0
1
0
1
 
1
3
 
.074
.138
.074
.212
-45
0.0
.106
HP
-
24.8
SP
 
27
69
58
4
9
0
1
0
9
1
0
10
14
 
0
0
1
0
3
 
.155
.279
.190
.469
37
2.0
.268
ORI
LCA
25.8
SP
 
7
16
14
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
2
 
0
0
0
 
.143
.250
.143
.393
37
0.7
.206
HAB
LN
27.8
SP
 
30
81
65
6
14
1
0
0
5
5
7
 
0
8
1
 
.215
.288
.231
.518
68
2.7
.253
-
-
29.8
SP
 
20
45
37
5
5
0
0
0
1
0
0
5
0
 
0
1
2
0
0
 
.135
.256
.135
.391
23
1.5
.206
HAB
LG
31.8
SP
 
12
27
25
3
6
1
0
1
2
0
2
 
0
0
0
 
.240
.296
.400
.696
106
4.4
.325
-
LG
32.8
SW
 
9
7
4
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3
2
 
0
0
0
0
0
 
.000
.429
.000
.429
21
4.3
.334
9
5
SP
 
149
335
277
29
53
3
1
1
21
8
0
35
18
 
0
3
19
1
3
 
.191
.288
.220
.508
58
2.6
.259
8
Cuban Leagues
 
130
291
240
26
50
3
1
1
20
8
0
32
18
 
0
2
16
1
3
 
.208
.305
.242
.547
71
3.0
.278
2
Major Leagues
 
7
12
10
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
 
0
0
0
0
0
 
.100
.250
.100
.350
2
1.1
.201
1
Negro Leagues
 
12
32
27
3
2
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
 
0
1
3
0
0
 
.074
.138
.074
.212
-45
0.0
.106
 
Years Team      
G
R
H
   
7
SW
 
122
283
233
24
49
3
1
1
20
8
0
31
17
 
0
2
16
1
3
 
.210
.307
.245
.552
72
3.1
.280
1
SP
 
12
32
27
3
2
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
 
0
1
3
0
0
 
.074
.138
.074
.212
-45
0.0
.106
1
SP
 
7
16
14
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
 
0
0
0
0
0
 
.143
.250
.143
.393
37
0.7
.206
1
SP
 
1
2
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
0
0
0
0
0
 
.000
.000
.000
.000
-100
0.0
.000
1
SW
 
7
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
 
0
0
0
0
0
 
.000
.500
.000
.500
42
6.8
.390



Pitcher Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
HAB
-
22.8
P
 
13
53.0
17
0
15
2
0
 
.882
.936
 
2.55
4.00
HAB
-
23.8
P
 
18
96.7
26
3
22
1
1
 
.962
.939
 
2.33
3.38
LBC
EAS
24.3
P
 
9
56.3
15
2
13
0
0
 
1.000
.918
 
2.40
2.85
HP
-
24.8
P
 
25
148.0
38
6
31
1
0
 
.974
.941
 
2.25
2.93
ORI
LCA
25.8
P
 
7
41.3
14
1
13
0
0
 
1.000
.969
 
3.05
3.77
HAB
LN
27.8
P
 
30
208.7
85
10
74
1
2
 
.988
.967
 
3.62
4.05
MULT
-
29.8
P
 
20
116.3
27
2
25
0
1
 
1.000
.960
 
2.09
3.41
HAB
LG
31.8
P
 
12
69.0
26
5
20
1
1
 
.962
.956
 
3.26
2.94
MULT
LG
32.8
P
 
8
19.3
13
1
12
0
0
 
1.000
.959
 
6.05
3.14
9
5
P
 
142
808.7
261
30
225
6
5
 
.977
.954
 
2.84
3.46



Outfield Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
LBC
EAS
24.3
OF
 
3
13.0
3
2
1
0
0
 
1.000
.958
 
2.08
1.92
HP
-
24.8
OF
 
2
17.0
1
0
1
0
0
 
1.000
.940
 
0.53
1.91
2
2
OF
 
5
30.0
4
2
2
0
0
 
1.000
.953
 
1.20
1.91



Right Field Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
LBC
EAS
24.3
RF
 
3
13.0
3
2
1
0
0
 
1.000
.942
 
2.08
1.37
HP
-
24.8
RF
 
1
8.0
0
0
0
0
0
 
.000
 
0.00
1.30
2
2
RF
 
4
21.0
3
2
1
0
0
 
1.000
.942
 
1.29
1.34



Second Base Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
LBC
EAS
24.3
2B
 
1
5.0
4
1
2
1
1
 
.750
.929
 
5.40
4.70
1
1
2B
 
1
5.0
4
1
2
1
1
 
.750
.929
 
5.40
4.70



Center Field Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
HP
-
24.8
CF
 
1
9.0
1
0
1
0
0
 
1.000
.962
 
1.00
2.31
1
1
CF
 
1
9.0
1
0
1
0
0
 
1.000
.962
 
1.00
2.31



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