Frank Taveras

Franklin Crisostomo Taveras Fabian
Batted: Right
Threw: Right
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 155 lbs.
Born: December 24, 1949 in Las Matas de Santa Cruz, DR
Signed: 1968 by the Pittsburgh Pirates
Acquired: traded from the Pirates for
Tim Foli and Greg Field, April 1979
Departed: traded to the Montreal Expos for Steve Ratzer and cash, December 1981

 

Frank's game was speed. He stole 300 bases in his career, including a season high of 70 in 1977. He's shown here on a 1980 Burger King card. More cards appear below.

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BATTING RECORD (team-leading totals in red)

YEAR CLUB      G   AB   R    H  2B 3B HR RBI   TB  SB  CS  SO  BB HBP SAC SF  OBP  SLG  AVG
===========================================================================================
1971 Pit NL    1    0   0    0   0  0  0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0  0 ---- ---- ----
1972 Pit NL    4    3   0    0   0  0  0   0    0   0   0   1   1   0   0  0 .250 .000 .000
1974 Pit NL  126  333  33   82   4  2  0  26   90  13   4  41  25   2   4  3 .300 .270 .246
1975 Pit NL  134  378  44   80   9  4  0  23   97  17   6  42  37   2   8  2 .284 .257 .212
1976 Pit NL  144  519  76  134   8  6  0  24  154  58  11  79  44   4   6  0 .321 .297 .258
1977 Pit NL  147  544  72  137  20 10  1  29  180  70  18  71  38   6   9  3 .306 .331 .252
1978 Pit NL  157  654  81  182  31  9  0  38  231  46  25  60  29   5  12  2 .313 .353 .278
1979 2teams  164  680  93  178  29  9  1  34  228  44  20  74  33   2  10  0 .298 .335 .262
1980 *METS*  141  562  65  157  27  0  0  25  184  32  
18  64  23   1  10  2 .308 .327 .279
1981 *METS*   84  283  30   65  11  3  0  11   82  16   4  36  12   
2   5  3 .263 .290 .230
1982 Mon NL   48   87   9   14   5  1  0   4   21   4   0   6   7   0   3  1 .221 .241 .161
===========================================================================================
METS TOTALS  378 1480 184  389  64 12  1  69  480  90  41 172  68   5  25  5 .297 .324 .263
OTHER CLUBS  772 2563 319  640  80 32  1 145  787 210  65 302 181  19  42 11 .303 .307 .250
===========================================================================================
CAREER TOTS 1150 4043 503 1029 144 44  2 214 1267 300 106 474 249  24  67 16 .301 .313 .255

 

SPLIT SEASONS (team-leading totals in red)

YEAR CLUB      G   AB   R    H  2B 3B HR RBI   TB  SB  CS  SO  BB HBP SAC SF  OBP  SLG  AVG
===========================================================================================
1979 Pit NL   11   45   4   11   3  0  0   1   14   2   1   2   0   0   0  0 .244 .311 .244
1979 *METS*  153  
635  89  167  26  9  1  33  214  42  19  72  33   2  10  0 .301 .337 .263

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This is a list of the Frank Taveras 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.

1975 Topps

1976 SSPC

1978 O-Pee-Chee

1979 O-Pee-Chee

1974 Topps #607 (Rookie Shortstops; with Leo Foster)

1975 Topps #277
1975 Topps #460
(NL Championships)

1976 SSPC #583
1976 Topps #36

1977 Topps #538

1978 O-Pee-Chee #4 (Stolen Base Leaders)
1978 Topps #204
(Stolen Base Leaders)
1978 Topps #685

1981 Fleer

1982 Donruss

1982 Topps Traded

1979 O-Pee-Chee #79
1979 Topps #165

1980 Burger King Pitch, Hit & Run #32
1980 Topps #456

1982 Hygrade

1981 Coca-Cola Mets #9
1981 Donruss #154
1981 Fleer #320
1981 Topps #343
1981 Topps Home Team
5 x 7s
1981 Topps Stickers #196

1982 Donruss #98
1982 Donruss #344
(pictured on Craig Reynolds' card)
1982 Fleer #539
1982 Hygrade Meats Montreal Expos #11
1982 O-Pee-Chee #351
1982 Topps #782
1982 Topps Traded #118T

1991 Nobody Beats the Wiz Mets #396

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