Fujiya Sato
Hall of Fame Inductee
Retired
Fujiya Sato
Birthdate:
April 6, 1938 (50 y, 9 m, 16 d)
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'0"/222
Entry:
Unknown
Contract:
Free Agent
ML Service Time:
None
Current Status
MLB Service Time None
40-man Service Time None
Time as Pro None
Roster Status Unknown
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Low
Loyalty Normal
Greed High
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Popular
Local Popular
Current Contract
Additional Info
No-Trade No

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
Penrith - SBC
PEN - SBC
1976 38 0 7 10.0 0 0 0 8 4 13.56% 6.78% 6.78% 57.38% 42.86% 0.488 14.400 7.970 202 4.508 6.43 -0.46
NTH - SBC
1975 37 10 10 47.1 1 3 0 23 14 10.80% 6.57% 2.82% 70.40% 48.18% 0.329 4.373 4.594 118 4.660 -0.22 0.26
NTH - SBC
1974 36 28 28 175.2 9 9 0 110 31 15.11% 4.26% 1.37% 71.07% 51.88% 0.290 3.330 3.172 78 3.920 0.16 4.49
NTH - SBC
1973 35 14 14 90.2 4 3 0 61 24 16.22% 6.38% 1.06% 68.97% 53.27% 0.278 3.375 3.178 79 4.001 0.20 2.30
NTH - SBC
1972 34 27 27 182.0 11 6 0 126 35 16.87% 4.69% 2.14% 72.87% 53.71% 0.298 3.610 3.341 86 3.475 0.27 3.91
NTH - SBC
1971 33 13 13 86.0 4 6 0 60 25 16.62% 6.93% 1.39% 71.84% 54.26% 0.296 3.663 3.043 78 3.700 0.62 2.22
WES - SBC
1971 33 14 14 86.0 3 4 0 69 12 19.06% 3.31% 1.11% 67.05% 53.11% 0.342 3.767 2.334 60 3.092 1.43 3.09
WES - SBC
1970 32 27 27 184.1 10 8 0 114 46 14.98% 6.04% 1.71% 70.30% 47.68% 0.295 3.760 3.538 87 4.137 0.22 3.80
WES - SBC
1969 31 27 27 179.1 15 5 0 115 35 15.95% 4.85% 1.39% 74.48% 51.02% 0.290 2.861 3.084 74 3.770 -0.22 5.03
WES - SBC
1968 30 28 28 191.2 11 9 0 127 47 16.34% 6.05% 1.54% 71.91% 50.12% 0.280 3.193 3.307 80 3.846 -0.11 4.62
WES - SBC
1967 29 29 30 173.2 10 7 0 115 46 15.93% 6.37% 2.08% 71.43% 55.79% 0.286 3.576 3.811 90 3.969 -0.24 3.20
WES - SBC
1966 28 29 29 201.1 15 7 0 161 39 19.95% 4.83% 1.24% 78.57% 56.70% 0.292 2.548 2.731 66 3.317 -0.18 6.62
WES - SBC
1965 27 29 29 193.2 12 9 0 145 44 18.59% 5.64% 1.41% 72.39% 57.57% 0.293 3.253 3.144 75 3.545 0.11 5.32
WES - SBC
1964 26 28 28 179.0 10 13 0 144 38 19.02% 5.02% 2.11% 65.85% 58.52% 0.324 3.972 3.352 82 3.372 0.62 4.19
WES - SBC
1963 25 28 28 187.2 8 9 0 146 53 18.58% 6.74% 1.40% 67.80% 60.63% 0.318 3.597 3.224 73 3.656 0.37 5.32
WES - SBC
1962 24 25 25 155.1 9 10 0 125 50 18.63% 7.45% 2.09% 69.86% 57.05% 0.329 3.650 3.651 87 3.711 -0.00 3.20
WES - SBC
1961 23 28 28 181.0 12 6 0 124 55 16.47% 7.30% 1.86% 74.98% 60.11% 0.302 3.332 3.642 89 3.751 -0.31 3.53
North Sydney (5 yrs)
NTH (5 yrs)
92 92 581.2 29 27 0 380 129 15.67% 5.32% 1.69% 71.32% 52.68% 0.295 3.559 3.322 84 3.821 0.24 13.18
WES (11 yrs)
292 293 1913.0 115 87 0 1385 465 17.54% 5.89% 1.65% 71.49% 55.28% 0.302 3.378 3.289 79 3.675 0.09 47.91
Penrith (1 yrs)
PEN (1 yrs)
0 7 10.0 0 0 0 8 4 13.56% 6.78% 6.78% 57.38% 42.86% 0.488 14.400 7.970 202 4.508 6.43 -0.46
Total - SBC
SBC
384 392 2504.2 144 114 0 1773 598 17.08% 5.76% 1.69% 71.33% 54.60% 0.302 3.464 3.315 81 3.712 0.15 60.63

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
Blacktown - RES
BLA - RES
1976 38 0 17 19.2 1 0 2 12 5 14.12% 5.88% 2.35% 60.34% 42.22% 0.281 4.576 4.400 91 5.334 0.18 0.16
Total - AAA
AAA
0 17 19.2 1 0 2 12 5 14.12% 5.88% 2.35% 60.34% 42.22% 0.281 4.576 4.400 91 5.334 0.18 0.16

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
Penrith - SBC
PEN - SBC
1976 38 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 -135 -0.03
NTH - SBC
1975 37 10 16 14 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 8 0 0 0.214 0.267 0.552 0.5000 0.253 44 -0.15
NTH - SBC
1974 36 28 64 52 5 1 0 0 2 1 1 28 0 0 0.096 0.130 0.245 0.2083 0.117 -41 -1.18
NTH - SBC
1973 35 14 34 27 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 15 0 0 0.037 0.071 0.109 0.0833 0.057 -84 -0.69
NTH - SBC
1972 34 27 71 61 5 1 0 0 3 2 5 27 0 0 0.082 0.152 0.250 0.1471 0.128 -34 -0.99
NTH - SBC
1971 33 13 29 27 5 1 0 0 1 1 0 10 0 0 0.185 0.185 0.407 0.2941 0.182 0 -0.29
WES - SBC
1971 33 14 31 26 3 0 0 0 1 2 1 15 0 0 0.115 0.179 0.294 0.2727 0.148 -23 -0.34
WES - SBC
1970 32 27 71 63 7 2 0 2 5 4 1 33 0 0 0.111 0.152 0.390 0.1786 0.177 -3 -0.61
WES - SBC
1969 31 27 73 57 7 3 0 0 2 3 5 25 0 0 0.123 0.206 0.382 0.2188 0.186 3 -0.77
WES - SBC
1968 30 28 73 63 8 1 0 0 3 4 0 35 0 0 0.127 0.127 0.270 0.2857 0.121 -39 -1.08
WES - SBC
1967 29 31 67 58 3 1 0 0 1 1 1 35 0 0 0.052 0.068 0.137 0.1304 0.065 -82 -1.28
WES - SBC
1966 28 29 76 64 8 4 0 0 3 5 2 23 0 0 0.125 0.152 0.339 0.1951 0.154 -20 -0.90
WES - SBC
1965 27 29 67 58 7 2 0 0 2 4 3 19 0 0 0.121 0.164 0.319 0.1795 0.152 -21 -0.75
WES - SBC
1964 26 28 70 61 11 4 0 0 0 5 5 24 0 0 0.180 0.242 0.488 0.2973 0.227 30 -0.43
WES - SBC
1963 25 28 68 61 7 2 0 0 1 5 3 23 0 0 0.115 0.154 0.301 0.1795 0.142 -31 -0.94
WES - SBC
1962 24 25 60 55 7 2 0 0 2 4 2 22 0 0 0.127 0.155 0.319 0.2059 0.147 -25 -0.78
WES - SBC
1961 23 28 76 68 12 2 0 0 1 6 2 31 0 0 0.177 0.197 0.403 0.3158 0.185 -1 -0.69
North Sydney (5 yrs)
NTH (5 yrs)
92 214 181 19 4 0 0 6 6 8 88 0 0 0.105 0.147 0.274 0.2043 0.132 -34 -3.30
WES (11 yrs)
294 732 634 80 23 0 2 21 43 25 285 0 0 0.126 0.164 0.336 0.2229 0.157 -18 -8.58
Penrith (1 yrs)
PEN (1 yrs)
7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 -135 -0.03
Total - SBC
SBC
393 947 816 99 27 0 2 27 49 33 374 0 0 0.121 0.160 0.322 0.2190 0.151 -22 -11.90

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
Blacktown - RES
BLA - RES
1976 38 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.00
Total - AAA
AAA
17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0 0.00

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Penrith - SBC
PEN - SBC
1976 P 7 10.0 0 3 0 1.000 2.700 1.003 -0.04
NTH - SBC
1975 P 10 47.1 5 7 0 1.000 2.282 0.882 -0.83
NTH - SBC
1974 P 28 175.2 11 25 4 0.900 1.844 0.885 -2.38
NTH - SBC
1973 P 14 90.2 7 15 2 0.917 2.184 0.964 -0.44
NTH - SBC
1972 P 27 182.0 10 24 1 0.971 1.681 0.964 -0.89
NTH - SBC
1971 P 13 86.0 7 11 0 1.000 1.884 0.997 -0.29
WES - SBC
1971 P 14 86.0 4 11 0 1.000 1.570 1.060 0.22
WES - SBC
1970 P 27 184.1 6 19 1 0.962 1.221 1.045 0.48
WES - SBC
1969 P 27 179.1 13 19 2 0.941 1.606 0.955 -0.57
WES - SBC
1968 P 28 191.2 20 16 2 0.947 1.690 0.944 -0.58
WES - SBC
1967 P 30 173.2 7 26 2 0.943 1.710 0.981 -0.50
WES - SBC
1967 RF 1 0.2 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.00
WES - SBC
1966 P 29 201.1 11 36 3 0.940 2.101 1.002 0.14
WES - SBC
1965 P 29 193.2 12 35 1 0.979 2.184 1.023 0.30
WES - SBC
1964 P 28 179.0 16 19 4 0.897 1.760 0.973 -0.51
WES - SBC
1963 P 28 187.2 5 33 2 0.950 1.822 0.967 -0.95
WES - SBC
1962 P 25 155.1 5 24 4 0.879 1.680 0.944 -0.90
WES - SBC
1961 P 28 181.0 16 34 4 0.926 2.486 0.985 -0.15
Total P 392 2504.2 155 357 32 -7.87
Total RF 1 0.2 0 0 0 0.00

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Blacktown - RES
BLA - RES
1976 P 17 19.2 0 2 0 1.000 0.915 0.973 -0.09
Total P 17 19.2 0 2 0 -0.09
Date Team Players Sent Team Players Sent
Dec. 26, 1971 North Sydney Neil Koroi
Noel Ravenshaw
Michael Astill
Koby Spicer
Jerry Hurd
Western Suburbs Fujiya Sato
Bernard Heathcote
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
Pitcher of the Year 1967 Western Suburbs (SBC)
Rookie of the Year 1962 Western Suburbs (SBC)
All-Star 1974 North Sydney (SBC)
1971 Western Suburbs (SBC)
1970 Western Suburbs (SBC)
1969 Western Suburbs (SBC)
1966 Western Suburbs (SBC)
1965 Western Suburbs (SBC)
1963 Western Suburbs (SBC)
1962 Western Suburbs (SBC)
League Champ 1976 North Sydney (SBC)
1974 North Sydney (SBC)
1967 Western Suburbs (SBC)
1966 Western Suburbs (SBC)
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink12
Grey Ink145
Similar Players (SP)
Note: See Baseball Reference formula (primary position)
Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg SH Rank
1966 SBC 10 10
1968 SBC 10 8
Year Lg GS Rank
1961 SBC 28 3
1963 SBC 28 1
1964 SBC 28 1
1965 SBC 29 1
1966 SBC 29 1
1967 SBC 29 1
1968 SBC 28 2
1969 SBC 27 4
1970 SBC 27 6
1971 SBC 27 5
1972 SBC 27 4
1974 SBC 28 3
Year Lg W Rank
1961 SBC 12 9
1966 SBC 15 2
1968 SBC 11 8
1969 SBC 15 3
Year Lg L Rank
1964 SBC 13 2
1971 SBC 10 9
Year Lg Win % Rank
1961 SBC 0.667 8
1966 SBC 0.682 7
1969 SBC 0.750 4
1972 SBC 0.647 7
Year Lg IP Rank
1961 SBC 181.0 4
1963 SBC 187.2 5
1964 SBC 179.0 3
1965 SBC 193.2 2
1966 SBC 201.1 1
1967 SBC 173.2 4
1968 SBC 191.2 1
1969 SBC 179.1 3
1970 SBC 184.1 4
1971 SBC 172.0 10
1972 SBC 182.0 6
1974 SBC 175.2 8
Year Lg BF Rank
1961 SBC 753 5
1963 SBC 786 2
1964 SBC 757 2
1965 SBC 780 2
1966 SBC 807 1
1967 SBC 722 3
1968 SBC 777 1
1969 SBC 721 6
1970 SBC 761 2
1971 SBC 723 9
1972 SBC 747 2
1974 SBC 728 8
Year Lg K Rank
1963 SBC 146 6
1964 SBC 144 7
1965 SBC 145 4
1966 SBC 161 3
1968 SBC 127 8
1971 SBC 129 7
Year Lg WP Rank
1961 SBC 6 10
1964 SBC 12 1
1968 SBC 6 8
Year Lg ERA Rank
1966 SBC 2.548 2
1969 SBC 2.861 7
Year Lg WHIP Rank
1966 SBC 1.088 6
1969 SBC 1.138 10
Year Lg BB/9 Rank
1964 SBC 1.911 10
1965 SBC 2.045 9
1966 SBC 1.743 2
1969 SBC 1.757 6
1971 SBC 1.936 6
1972 SBC 1.731 7
1974 SBC 1.588 8
Year Lg CG Rank
1963 SBC 1 9
1964 SBC 1 8
1965 SBC 2 3
1966 SBC 2 3
1967 SBC 2 3
1968 SBC 2 4
1969 SBC 3 4
1970 SBC 3 3
1972 SBC 2 8
Year Lg SHO Rank
1966 SBC 1 1
1967 SBC 1 3
1969 SBC 2 2
1971 SBC 1 3
1972 SBC 1 6
Year Lg BB (Low) Rank
1969 SBC 35 10
1971 SBC 37 9
1972 SBC 35 10
1974 SBC 31 10
Year Lg Hits Rank
1961 SBC 180 6
1963 SBC 189 4
1964 SBC 193 2
1965 SBC 178 5
1966 SBC 180 3
1967 SBC 168 3
1968 SBC 174 5
1969 SBC 169 8
1970 SBC 181 6
1971 SBC 178 5
1972 SBC 184 2
Year Lg HR (Low) Rank
1963 SBC 11 7
1965 SBC 11 9
1966 SBC 10 8
1968 SBC 12 10
1969 SBC 10 3
1971 SBC 9 3
1974 SBC 10 5
Year Lg WAR Rank
1963 SBC 5.3 2
1964 SBC 4.2 9
1965 SBC 5.3 2
1966 SBC 6.6 1
1967 SBC 3.2 9
1968 SBC 4.6 5
1969 SBC 5.0 4
1970 SBC 3.8 8
1971 SBC 5.3 1
1974 SBC 4.5 6
Year Lg W (Low) Rank
1971 SBC 7 5
Year Lg L (Low) Rank
1961 SBC 6 9
1969 SBC 5 6
1972 SBC 6 4