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Josť Acosta
Josť Acosta
(Acostica)
 
Born: March 4, 1891 in 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
LN
20.8
SP
 
0
2
.000
3
2
1
0
0
17.7
6
3
16
1
0
0
4
5
0
1
71
 
1.53
188
1.132
7.0
5.6
1.25
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
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
7
4
 
27
22
.551
87
53
31
6
3
482.0
221
160
514
49
23
3
132
153
3
13
2031
2.99
103
1.340
7.5
6.5
1.16
6
Cuban Leagues
 
22
21
.512
78
47
26
4
3
425.7
196
137
448
41
21
1
123
135
3
13
1801
2.90
104
1.341
7.5
6.8
1.10
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
 
4
SW
 
10
14
.417
46
27
14
2
1
236.3
116
77
272
27
15
0
52
70
2
6
1009
2.93
99
1.371
6.9
5.2
1.35
1
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
1
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
1
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



Batting Stats
Yr
Tm
Lg
 
G
R
H
   
HAB
LN
20.8
SP
 
3
6
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
 
0
1
 
.000
.200
.000
.200
-39
0.2
.125
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
135
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
-38
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
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
7
4
SP
 
93
208
175
17
34
2
1
1
15
3
0
21
16
 
0
2
10
0
3
 
.194
.288
.234
.522
62
2.7
.266
6
Cuban Leagues
 
81
176
148
14
32
2
1
1
14
3
0
20
16
 
0
1
7
0
3
 
.216
.314
.264
.577
80
3.2
.295
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
-38
0.0
.106
 
Years Team      
G
R
H
   
4
SW
 
47
91
76
8
21
2
0
1
5
2
0
8
2
 
0
1
6
0
0
 
.276
.353
.342
.695
120
4.8
.331
1
SP
 
12
32
27
3
2
0
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
 
0
1
3
0
0
 
.074
.138
.074
.212
-38
0.0
.106
1
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
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



Pitcher Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
HAB
LN
20.8
P
 
3
17.7
8
0
8
0
1
 
1.000
.924
 
4.08
3.84
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
.915
 
2.40
2.92
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
LG
31.8
P
 
12
69.0
26
5
20
1
1
 
.962
.956
 
3.26
2.94
7
4
P
 
87
482.0
144
17
122
5
3
 
.965
.942
 
2.60
3.24



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
.956
 
2.08
1.88
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
.952
 
1.20
1.90



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
.937
 
2.08
1.31
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
.937
 
1.29
1.31



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
.931
 
5.40
4.69
1
1
2B
 
1
5.0
4
1
2
1
1
 
.750
.931
 
5.40
4.69



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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