Orlando Mercado

Orlando Mercado Rodriguez
Batted: Right
Threw: Right
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 195 lbs.
Born: November 7, 1961 in Arecibo, PR
Signed: 1978 by the Seattle Mariners
Acquired: as a free agent, December 1989
Departed: claimed on waivers by the Montreal Expos, August 1990

 

Orlando was a good enough backup receiver that he got chances to play in the big leagues with eight clubs. He's pictured here during his Mets stint on 1990 Topps Traded.  Half a dozen of his many minor-league cards appear below.

 

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BATTING RECORD

YEAR CLUB     G  AB  R   H 2B 3B HR RBI  TB SB CS SO BB HBP SAC SF  OBP  SLG  AVG
=================================================================================
1982 Sea AL   9  17  1   2  0  0  1   6   5  0  0  5  0   0   0  0 .118 .294 .118
1983 Sea AL  66 178 10  35 11  2  1  16  53  2  2 27 14   1   2  2 .256 .298 .197
1984 Sea AL  30  78  5  17  3  1  0   5  22  1  0 12  4   1   1  0 .265 .282 .218
1986 Tex AL  46 102  7  24  1  1  1   7  30  0  1 13  6   1   1  2 .279 .294 .235
1987 2teams  17  27  3   6  1  0  0   2   7  0  0  1  3   0   0  0 .300 .259 .222
1988 Oak AL  16  24  3   3  0  0  1   1   6  0  0  8  3   0   0  0 .222 .250 .125
1989 Min AL  19  38  1   4  0  0  0   1   4  1  0  4  4   0   0  0 .190 .105 .105
1990 2teams  50  98 10  21  1  0  3   7  31  0  0 12  8   2   0  0 .287 .316 .214
=================================================================================
METS TOTALS  42  90 10  19  1  0  3   7  29  0  0 11  8   2   0  0 .290 .322 .211
OTHER CLUBS 211 472 30  93 16  4  4  38 129  4  3 71 34   3   4  4 .253 .273 .197
=================================================================================
CAREER TOTS 253 562 40 112 17  4  7  45 158  4  3 82 42   5   4  4 .259 .281 .199

 

SPLIT SEASONS

YEAR CLUB     G  AB  R   H 2B 3B HR RBI  TB SB CS SO BB HBP SAC SF  OBP  SLG  AVG
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1987 Det AL  10  22  2   3  0  0  0   1   3  0  0  0  2   0   0  0 .208 .136 .136
1987 L A NL   7   5  1   3  1  0  0   1   4  0  0  1  1   0   0  0 .667 .800 .600
1990 *METS*  42  90 10  19  1  0  3   7  29  0  0 11  8   2   0  0 .290 .322 .211
1990 Mon NL   8   8  0   2  0  0  0   0   2 .0  0  1  0   0   0  0 .250 .250 .250

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This is a list of the Orlando Mercado cards that I already have in my collection. If you have any cards that are not listed here, and you are willing to donate or trade them, contact me at Rounding Third.

1980 TCMA Lynn Sailors

1985 TCMA Oklahoma City '89ers

1987 Topps

1980 TCMA Lynn Sailors #9

1983 Topps Traded #71T

1984 Donruss #318
1984 Fleer #613
1984 Mother's Cookies Seattle Mariners #14
1984 Nestlé #314
1984 Topps #314

1988 ProCards Tacoma Tigers

1985 TCMA Oklahoma City '89ers #1
1985 Topps #58
1985 Topps Tiffany #58

1986 ProCards Oklahoma City '89ers

1987 Donruss Opening Day #209
1987 Topps #514

1988 CMC Tacoma Tigers #22
1988 ProCards Tacoma Tigers #624

1989 CMC Portland Beavers #12
1989 ProCards Portland Beavers #209
1989 Upper Deck #624

1990 CMC #372
1990 CMC Tidewater Tides #21
1990 Kahn's Mets #35
1990 ProCards AAA #279
1990 ProCards Tidewater Tides #548
1990 Topps Traded #73T

1989 CMC Portland Beavers

1990 ProCards Tidewater Tides

1993 Fleer/ProCards Iowa Cubs

1991 Line Drive AAA #563
1991 Nobody Beats the Wiz Mets #265
1991 ProCards Tidewater Tides #2514

1992 Fleer/ProCards Tidewater Tides #900
1992 SkyBox Tidewater Tides #566

1993 Fleer/ProCards Iowa Cubs #2136

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