Akira Sakamoto
Hall of Fame Inductee
Retired
Akira Sakamoto
Birthdate:
Sept. 16, 1947 (45 y, 6 m, 14 d)
Position:
3B
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'0"/208
Entry:
Unknown
Contract:
Free Agent
ML Service Time:
None
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
Gold Glove 1981 - 3B Collingwood (VBL)
1980 - 3B Collingwood (VBL)
Silver Slugger 1984 - 3B Collingwood (VBL)
1983 - 3B Collingwood (VBL)
1981 - 3B Collingwood (VBL)
1980 - 3B Collingwood (VBL)
1979 - 3B Collingwood (VBL)
1978 - 3B Collingwood (VBL)
1977 - 3B Collingwood (VBL)
1975 - 3B Collingwood (VBL)
Championship Series MVP 1979 Collingwood (VBL)
Batter of the Month Dec 1983 Collingwood (VBL)
Jan 1981 Collingwood (VBL)
Mar 1980 Collingwood (VBL)
Jan 1979 Collingwood (VBL)
Dec 1978 Collingwood (VBL)
Feb 1977 Collingwood (VBL)
Mar 1975 Collingwood (VBL)
Dec 1974 Collingwood (VBL)
Player of the Week Dec 1, 1980 Collingwood (VBL)
Feb 18, 1980 Collingwood (VBL)
Nov 6, 1978 Collingwood (VBL)
Dec 12, 1977 Collingwood (VBL)
Feb 17, 1975 Collingwood (VBL)
Nov 26, 1973 Collingwood (VBL)
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink39
Grey Ink175
Similar Players (3B)
Note: See Baseball Reference formula (primary position)
Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg GS Rank
1973 VBL 126 1
1974 VBL 127 1
1976 VBL 125 8
1980 VBL 126 1
1982 VBL 126 5
1983 VBL 126 1
1985 VBL 126 1
Year Lg PA Rank
1973 VBL 564 7
1974 VBL 569 3
1976 VBL 564 4
1977 VBL 565 5
1978 VBL 579 2
1979 VBL 557 5
1980 VBL 564 5
1982 VBL 566 4
1983 VBL 568 4
Year Lg Hits Rank
1974 VBL 142 8
1979 VBL 139 9
Year Lg K Rank
1978 VBL 85 9
1979 VBL 80 8
Year Lg TB Rank
1973 VBL 266 7
1974 VBL 277 4
1977 VBL 281 6
1978 VBL 291 3
1979 VBL 280 3
1980 VBL 266 6
1983 VBL 273 5
Year Lg 2B Rank
1974 VBL 28 8
Year Lg 3B Rank
1974 VBL 4 9
1975 VBL 4 4
Year Lg HR Rank
1973 VBL 39 2
1974 VBL 33 8
1976 VBL 30 8
1977 VBL 41 4
1978 VBL 46 1
1979 VBL 40 3
1980 VBL 38 4
1982 VBL 32 7
1983 VBL 40 4
Year Lg RBI Rank
1973 VBL 96 5
1974 VBL 96 4
1976 VBL 80 7
1977 VBL 99 5
1978 VBL 108 1
1979 VBL 109 2
1980 VBL 103 4
1982 VBL 85 9
1983 VBL 88 7
Year Lg R Rank
1973 VBL 95 4
1974 VBL 104 1
1976 VBL 85 6
1977 VBL 98 5
1978 VBL 110 1
1979 VBL 106 2
1980 VBL 96 3
1982 VBL 90 6
1983 VBL 102 1
Year Lg BB Rank
1973 VBL 95 1
1974 VBL 85 1
1976 VBL 92 1
1977 VBL 90 1
1978 VBL 111 1
1979 VBL 95 1
1980 VBL 86 2
1982 VBL 97 3
1983 VBL 98 4
1984 VBL 106 2
1985 VBL 79 2
Year Lg IBB Rank
1973 VBL 12 1
1974 VBL 5 7
1978 VBL 6 6
1982 VBL 7 4
1984 VBL 2 8
1985 VBL 3 3
Year Lg HBP Rank
1984 VBL 10 5
Year Lg SF Rank
1973 VBL 5 7
1974 VBL 5 5
1976 VBL 8 1
1979 VBL 5 7
Year Lg XBH Rank
1973 VBL 59 7
1974 VBL 65 1
1977 VBL 56 10
1978 VBL 66 2
1979 VBL 59 3
1980 VBL 59 5
1983 VBL 62 4
Year Lg Avg Rank
1974 VBL 0.302 10
1979 VBL 0.308 6
1983 VBL 0.283 10
Year Lg OBP Rank
1973 VBL 0.411 2
1974 VBL 0.413 1
1976 VBL 0.410 2
1977 VBL 0.423 3
1978 VBL 0.430 1
1979 VBL 0.429 2
1980 VBL 0.401 4
1982 VBL 0.401 5
1983 VBL 0.414 2
1984 VBL 0.394 6
Year Lg SLG Rank
1973 VBL 0.585 5
1974 VBL 0.588 4
1976 VBL 0.530 10
1977 VBL 0.607 7
1978 VBL 0.634 1
1979 VBL 0.620 3
1980 VBL 0.572 8
1983 VBL 0.594 3
Year Lg ISO Rank
1973 VBL 0.303 2
1974 VBL 0.287 2
1976 VBL 0.239 10
1977 VBL 0.305 6
1978 VBL 0.349 1
1979 VBL 0.312 3
1980 VBL 0.293 7
1982 VBL 0.259 7
1983 VBL 0.311 3
Year Lg OPS Rank
1973 VBL 0.996 4
1974 VBL 1.001 1
1976 VBL 0.940 7
1977 VBL 1.030 4
1978 VBL 1.064 1
1979 VBL 1.049 3
1980 VBL 0.973 6
1983 VBL 1.007 1
Year Lg G Rank
1973 VBL 126 1
1974 VBL 127 1
1976 VBL 126 1
1978 VBL 126 1
1980 VBL 126 1
1982 VBL 126 6
1983 VBL 126 1
1985 VBL 126 1
Year Lg WAR Rank
1973 VBL 6.7 2
1974 VBL 7.4 1
1976 VBL 6.3 2
1977 VBL 8.1 2
1978 VBL 7.7 1
1979 VBL 7.9 1
1980 VBL 7.8 1
1982 VBL 5.0 4
1983 VBL 7.6 1