Joe Pignatano

Joseph Benjamin Pignatano
Batted: Right
Threw: Right
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 180 lbs.
Born: August 4, 1929 in Brooklyn, NY
Signed: 1948 by the Brooklyn Dodgers
Acquired: purchased from the San Francisco Giants, July 1962

 

Piggy ended his playing career with the '62 Mets, and later was a coach on the '69 World Champions. On the final at-bat of his career, on the last day of the 1962 season, he hit into a triple play! He's shown here on 1959 Topps, and below on a 1962 Shirriff coin as well as another card.

  

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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
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1957 Bro NL   8  14  0   3  1  0  0   1   4  0  0   5  0   0   1  0 .214 .286 .214
1958 L A NL  63 142 18  31  4  0  9  17  62  4  1  26 16   2   3  0 .306 .437 .218
1959 L A NL  52 139 17  33  4  1  1  11  42  1  0  15 21   2   4  0 .346 .302 .237
1960 L A NL  58  90 11  21  4  0  2   9  31  1  1  17 15   0   1  0 .343 .344 .233
1961 K C AL  92 243 31  59 10  3  4  22  87  2  2  42 36   4   7  2 .347 .358 .243
1962 2teams  34  61  4  14  2  0  0   2  16  0  0  11  6   0   0  0 .299 .262 .230
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METS TOTALS  27  56  2  13  2  0  0   2  15  0  0  11  2   0   0  0 .259 .268 .232
OTHER CLUBS 280 633 79 148 23  4 16  60 227  8  4 105 92   8  16  2 .337 .359 .234
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CAREER TOTS 307 689 81 161 25  4 16  62 242  8  4 116 94   8  16  2 .332 .351 .234

 

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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1962 S F NL   7   5  2   1  0  0  0   0   1  0  0   0  4   0   0  0 .556 .200 .200
1962 *METS*  27  56  2  13  2  0  0   2  15  0  0  11  2   0   0  0 .259 .268 .232

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This is a list of the Joe Pignatano 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.  Items that are struck through are no longer a part of the Rounding Third collection, having been sold for charity.

1979 TCMA Baseball History Series

1958 Topps #373

1959 Topps #16

1960 Topps #292 ("Dodgers Backstops")
1960 Topps #442

1961 Topps #74

1962 Post #97
1962 Topps #247

1973 Topps #257a (Mets Field Leaders; orange)

1974 Topps #179 (Mets Field Leaders)

1979 TCMA Baseball History Series #204

1989 Susan Rini 1969 Mets Postcards #30

1990 Target All-Time Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers #624

1991 Nobody Beats the Wiz Mets #317

1962 Shirriff coin

1994 Ron Lewis '69 Mets 25th Anniversary Postcards #5 (02767 of 25,000)
1994 Spectrum Miracle of '69 #31

2005 Topps All-Time Fan Favorites #68

2013 Caesars 1973 Mets (four of hearts)

Other Joe Pignatano memorabilia in my collection: 

1962 Shirriff Coins #45
autographed 3 x 5 index card

jpa

autographed index card

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