Josť Acosta - Seamheads Negro Leagues Database

Josť Acosta



Josť Acosta
(Acostica)


Born: March 4, 1891 in La Habana, Cuba
Died: November 16, 1977 in La Habana, Cuba
          (86 years old)

Bats: R
Throws: R
Ht: 5'6"
Wt: 134
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Notes:


• Inducted into the Cuban Baseball Hall of Fame in 1958
• Relatives: Merito Acosta (Brother)
• Played in the Major Leagues
• Played in the Minor Leagues


Pitching

Multi-Stint Seasons:



Glossary
Basic Pitching
Team Lg Pos
HAB
22
SP
3
4
.429
13
5
2
1
0
53.0
26
14
56
0
18
18
0
2
223
2.38
103
HAB
23
SP
6
1
.857
18
12
6
1
1
96.2
36
25
100
0
16
29
2
2
399
2.33
118
LBC
EAS
24
SP
5
1
.833
9
6
5
2
0
56.1
25
23
66
2
9
18
0
0
230
3.67
95
HP
24
SP
10
6
.625
25
15
9
1
1
148.0
66
50
141
1
54
57
1
5
623
3.04
117
ORI
LCA
25
SP
2
1
.667
7
5
3
1
1
41.1
14
10
35
0
17
8
0
2
169
2.18
84
HAB
LN
27
SP
15
9
.625
30
18
15
2
4
208.2
51
36
178
1
28
54
0
3
818
1.55
161
MULT
29
SP
6
5
.545
20
13
9
2
0
116.1
34
24
97
1
28
33
0
4
462
1.86
131
HAB
LG
31
SP
1
7
.125
12
8
5
0
0
69.0
48
35
100
0
14
18
0
1
316
4.57
75
LG
32
SP
0
1
.000
8
3
0
0
0
19.1
13
10
18
0
8
3
0
1
87
4.66
81
8
5
SP
48
35
.578
142
85
54
10
7
808.2
313
227
791
5
192
238
3
20
3327
2.53
117
162 Game Average
14
10
.578
43
25
16
3
2
242.1
94
68
237
1
58
71
1
6
997
2.53
117
 
Team Lg Pos
8
Cuban Leagues
43
31
.581
126
75
48
8
7
714.1
268
191
688
2
172
210
3
19
2937
2.41
121
1
Negro Leagues
5
1
.833
9
6
5
2
0
56.1
25
23
66
2
9
18
0
0
230
3.67
95
2
vs Major Leaguers
0
3
.000
7
4
1
0
0
38.0
20
13
37
1
11
10
0
1
160
3.08
89
 
Team Lg Pos
7
Habana
SP
41
32
.562
119
71
46
7
6
696.2
266
187
674
3
160
208
3
17
2863
2.42
123
1
Long Branch Cubans
SP
5
1
.833
9
6
5
2
0
56.1
25
23
66
2
9
18
0
0
230
3.67
95
1
Orientals
SP
2
1
.667
7
5
3
1
1
41.1
14
10
35
0
17
8
0
2
169
2.18
84
1
All Cubans IV
RP
0
0
1
1
0
0
0
5.0
2
2
4
0
1
1
0
0
20
3.60
75
1
Marianao
RP
0
1
.000
6
2
0
0
0
9.1
6
5
12
0
5
3
0
1
45
4.82
78



Advanced Pitching
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
HAB
22
SP
53.0
1.40
1.31
8.1%
9.6%
8.1%
8.9%
1.00
0.96
0.0%
0.2%
HAB
23
SP
96.2
1.20
1.30
7.3%
12.9%
4.0%
10.7%
1.81
1.07
0.0%
0.0%
LBC
EAS
24
SP
56.1
1.33
1.32
7.8%
13.1%
3.9%
8.3%
2.00
1.56
0.9%
0.3%
HP
24
SP
148.0
1.32
1.50
9.1%
11.0%
8.7%
12.8%
1.06
0.84
0.2%
0.1%
ORI
LCA
25
SP
41.1
1.26
1.14
4.7%
9.3%
10.1%
9.5%
0.47
0.98
0.0%
0.1%
HAB
LN
27
SP
208.2
0.99
1.24
6.6%
6.9%
3.4%
10.7%
1.93
0.65
0.1%
0.3%
MULT
29
SP
116.1
1.07
1.22
7.1%
10.0%
6.1%
10.1%
1.18
1.12
0.2%
0.4%
HAB
LG
31
SP
69.0
1.65
1.34
5.7%
9.2%
4.4%
8.5%
1.29
1.09
0.0%
0.5%
LG
32
SP
19.1
1.34
1.50
3.4%
8.6%
9.2%
8.8%
0.38
0.97
0.0%
0.5%
8
5
SP
808.2
1.22
1.31
7.2%
9.6%
5.8%
10.4%
1.24
0.95
0.2%
0.2%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
8
Cuban Leagues
714.1
1.20
1.31
7.2%
9.4%
5.9%
10.6%
1.22
0.90
0.1%
0.2%
1
Negro Leagues
56.1
1.33
1.32
7.8%
13.1%
3.9%
8.3%
2.00
1.56
0.9%
0.3%
2
vs Major Leaguers
38.0
1.26
1.31
6.3%
8.8%
6.9%
10.1%
0.91
0.88
0.6%
0.7%
 
Team Lg Pos Lg Lg Lg Lg Lg
7
Habana
SP
696.2
1.20
1.32
7.3%
9.4%
5.6%
10.6%
1.30
0.90
0.1%
0.2%
1
Long Branch Cubans
SP
56.1
1.33
1.32
7.8%
13.1%
3.9%
8.3%
2.00
1.56
0.9%
0.3%
1
Orientals
SP
41.1
1.26
1.14
4.7%
9.3%
10.1%
9.5%
0.47
0.98
0.0%
0.1%
1
All Cubans IV
RP
5.0
1.00
1.31
5.0%
8.2%
5.0%
10.0%
1.00
0.82
0.0%
0.7%
1
Marianao
RP
9.1
1.82
1.50
6.7%
8.6%
11.1%
8.8%
0.60
0.97
0.0%
0.5%



Opponent's Batting
Team Lg Pos
HAB
22
SP
13
223
198
26
56
6
3
0
8
18
18
2
5
0
4
.283
.349
.343
.692
HAB
23
SP
18
399
370
36
100
9
1
0
10
16
29
2
11
0
8
.270
.304
.300
.604
LBC
EAS
24
SP
9
230
213
25
66
8
2
2
2
9
18
0
8
3
.310
.338
.394
.732
HP
24
SP
25
623
548
66
141
12
3
1
21
54
57
5
13
3
12
.257
.328
.296
.623
ORI
LCA
25
SP
7
169
148
14
35
2
3
0
6
17
8
2
1
1
5
.236
.321
.291
.612
HAB
LN
27
SP
30
818
747
51
178
11
7
1
16
28
54
3
35
5
16
.238
.267
.276
.543
MULT
29
SP
20
462
420
34
97
6
3
1
7
28
33
4
10
10
.231
.285
.267
.552
HAB
LG
31
SP
12
316
289
48
100
11
11
0
3
14
18
1
9
3
9
.346
.375
.460
.835
LG
32
SP
8
87
75
13
18
3
3
0
3
8
3
1
3
0
1
.240
.321
.360
.681
8
5
SP
142
3327
3008
313
791
68
36
5
76
192
238
20
95
12
68
.263
.310
.314
.625
 
Team Lg Pos
8
Cuban Leagues
126
2937
2650
268
688
58
33
2
71
172
210
19
84
12
62
.260
.308
.309
.617
1
Negro Leagues
9
230
213
25
66
8
2
2
2
9
18
0
8
3
.310
.338
.394
.732
2
vs Major Leaguers
7
160
145
20
37
2
1
1
3
11
10
1
3
0
3
.255
.312
.303
.616
 
Team Lg Pos
7
Habana
SP
119
2863
2590
266
674
58
29
3
65
160
208
17
85
11
58
.260
.306
.308
.615
1
Long Branch Cubans
SP
9
230
213
25
66
8
2
2
2
9
18
0
8
3
.310
.338
.394
.732
1
Orientals
SP
7
169
148
14
35
2
3
0
6
17
8
2
1
1
5
.236
.321
.291
.612
1
All Cubans IV
RP
1
20
19
2
4
0
0
0
0
1
1
0
0
1
.211
.250
.211
.461
1
Marianao
RP
6
45
38
6
12
0
2
0
3
5
3
1
1
0
1
.316
.409
.421
.830

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