Cookie Rojas

Octavio Victor Rojas Rivas
Batted: Right
Threw: Right
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 160 lbs.
Born: March 6, 1939 in Havana, Cuba
Signed: 1956 by the Cincinnati Redlegs

 

A respected middle infielder for many years in both big leagues, Cookie served ably as the Mets' third base coach for several seasons. Pictured is a 1966 Topps Rub-Offs insert. Nine more cards are shown 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
==========================================================================================
1962 Cin NL   39   86   9   19   2  0   0   6   21  1  1   4   9   1   1  0 .302 .244 .221
1963 Phi NL   64   77  18   17   0  1   1   2   22  4  1   8   3   1   1  0 .259 .286 .221
1964 Phi NL  109  340  58   99  19  5   2  31  134  1  3  17  22   2   9  4 .334 .394 .291
1965 Phi NL  142  521  78  158  25  3   3  42  198  5  5  33  42   3   8  4 .356 .380 .303
1966 Phi NL  156  626  77  168  18  1   6  55  206  4  6  46  35   4  12  2 .310 .329 .268
1967 Phi NL  147  528  60  137  21  2   4  45  174  8  4  58  30   0  16  4 .297 .330 .259
1968 Phi NL  152  621  53  144  19  0   9  48  190  4  8  55  16   0   6  7 .248 .306 .232
1969 Phi NL  110  391  35   89  11  1   4  30  114  1  6  28  23   1   5  5 .269 .292 .228
1970 2teams  121  431  38  105  13  3   2  30  130  3  7  33  23   1   4  1 .283 .302 .244
1971 K C AL  115  414  56  124  22  2   6  59  168  8  3  35  39   2   1  7 .357 .406 .300
1972 K C AL  137  487  49  127  25  0   3  53  161  2  8  35  41   1   5  7 .315 .331 .261
1973 K C AL  139  551  78  152  29  3   6  69  205 18  4  38  37   1   1  5 .320 .372 .276
1974 K C AL  144  542  52  147  17  1   6  60  184  8  4  43  30   3   8  7 .309 .339 .271
1975 K C AL  120  406  34  103  18  2   2  37  131  4  5  24  30   0   7  2 .304 .323 .254
1976 K C AL   63  132  11   32   6  0   0  16   38  2  0  15   8   0   2  3 .280 .288 .242
1977 K C AL   64  156   8   39   9  1   0  10   50  1  3  17   8   0   1  1 .285 .321 .250
==========================================================================================
CAREER TOTS 1822 6309 714 1660 254 25  54 593 2126 74 68 489 396  20  87 59 .306 .337 .263

 

SPLIT SEASONS

YEAR CLUB      G   AB   R    H  2B 3B  HR RBI   TB SB CS  SO  BB HBP SAC SF  OBP  SLG  AVG
==========================================================================================
1970 StL NL   23   47   2    5   0  0   0   2    5  0  0   4   3   1   0  0 .176 .106 .106
1970 K C AL   98  384  36  100  13  3   2  28  125  3  7  29  20   0   4  1 .296 .326 .260

 

PITCHING RECORD

YEAR CLUB    G GS CG  IP  W  L  PCT  H  R ER SO BB ShO SV  ERA
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1967 Phi NL  1  0  0 1.0  0  0 ----  1  0  0  0  0   0  0 0.00

 

MANAGERIAL RECORD

YEAR CLUB     G  W  L   PCT FINISH
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1988 Cal AL 154 75 79  .487   4th 
1996 Fla NL   1  1  0 1.000   3rd 
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CAREER TOTS 155 76 79  .490       

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This is a list of the Cookie Rojas 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.

1963 Topps

1966 Topps

1969 Milton Bradley

1970 Topps

1963 Topps #221

1964 Topps #448

1965 Topps #474

1966 Topps #170
1966 Topps Rub-Offs

1968 Topps #39

1969 Milton Bradley
1969 Sports Collectors MLB Official Photostamps
1969 Topps #507

1970 Topps #569

1971 MLB Official Stamps

1975 Hostess

1975 Topps Mini

1988 Topps Traded

1971 Dell MLB Official Photostamps
1971 O-Pee-Chee #118
1971 Topps #118

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1994 Topps Leyendas
(special factory set insert)

1972 Kellogg's #39b (lifetime 2B 150)
1972 Topps #415

1973 O-Pee-Chee #188
1973 Topps #188

1974 Kellogg’s #42
1974 Topps #278

1975 Hostess #2
1975 O-Pee-Chee #169
1975 Topps Mini #169

1976 SSPC #171
1976 Topps #311

1977 Topps #509

1988 Smokey the Bear California Angels #1
1988 Topps Traded #97T

1994 Topps Leyendas #9

2014 Topps 75th Anniversary Buybacks  (1974 Topps #278)

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