Danny O'Brien
Danny O'Brien
Full Name:  Daniel Jogues O'Brien
   School:  Bishop Barry High School in Saint Petersburg, Florida


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FSU Career
Baseball
Year  No  Pos     Hgt  Wgt  B  T  Cl  Ltr  Hometown
1973  30  P       6-2  220  R  R  Fr   *   Saint Petersburg      
1974  30  P       6-2  215  R  R  So   *   Saint Petersburg      
1975  28  P       6-4  215  R  R  Jr   *   Saint Petersburg      


Comments
Right-handed Pitcher from St. Petersburg...three-year letterman and two-year starter...was used as a closer in 1973...big, strong pitcher who challenged the hitters...teamed with Larry Jones in 1975 to lead the Seminoles to the College World Series...earned All-American Honorable Mention from the American Baseball Coaches Association in 1975...struck out 14 batters against Florida in 1975...finished his FSU career with a 26-12 record, 2.25 ERA, 255 stikeouts and 8 saves...played two years of major league baseball with the Cardinals.


Awards
Baseball
Year  Award
1975  American Baseball Coaches Association - All-American - Honorable Mention


FSU Statistics
Baseball
Pitching Statistics
Year   ERA  W  L APP GS CG SHO CBO SV  IP    H   R   ER  BB  SO  2B  3B  HR  AB  B/AVG  WP HBP BK SFA SHA
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1973  1.92  4  4  27  0  0   0   0  8  51.2  32  18  11  28  46           0              5   1  1        
1974  3.54  7  6  16 13  4   0      0  96.2  89  54  38  41  82           3              4   7  0        
1975  1.48 15  2  17 17 12   5   1  0 140.0  99  33  23  44 127           4              4   7  1        
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Tot   2.25 26 12  60 30 16   5   1  8 288.1 220 105  72 113 255   0   0   7    0  .000  13  15  2   0   0
Batting Statistics
YEAR   AVG  GP  GS   AB  R   H   2B  3B  HR RBI  TB   SLG%  BB HBP  SO GDP   OB% SF SH  SB ATT
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1973  .300  27   0   10   1   3   1   0   0   2    4  .400   0   0   4      .300  0  1   0   0
1975 1.000  18        1   0   1   1   0   0   2    2 2.000   0   0   0     1.000  0  0   0   0
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Tot   .364  45   0   11   1   4   2   0   0   4    6  .545   0   0   4   0  .364  0  1   0   0
Fielding Statistics
Year   PO  AST  E   FLD%  DP
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1973            1   .000    
1975    5   23  1   .966    
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Tot     5   23  2   .933   0
Baseball
Game Statistics
1973
Date  Opponent              W  L APP GS CG SHO CBO SV   IP    H   R  ER  BB  SO
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Feb 17 FL INTERNATIONAL            1                1   3.0   0   1   0   2   2
Mar  1 SOUTH FLORIDA               1                    2.0   0   0   0   2   3
Mar  2 SOUTH FLORIDA               1                    1.0   2   1   1   1   0
Mar  3 TAMPA                1      1                    3.0   1   0   0   0   2
Mar 15 MARIETTA COLLEGE            1                    2.0   1   0   0   1   0
Mar 24 MIAMI                       1                    0.1   0   2   2   2   0
Mar 25 MIAMI                       1                    2.2   0   0   0   2   1
Mar 27 SAINT LEO COLLEGE    1      1                    4.0   2   0   0   1   6
Apr  1 FAIRLEIGH-DICKINSON  1      1                    3.0   2   0   0   0   2
Apr  8 SOUTH ALABAMA               1                1   2.1   1   0   0   0   3
Apr 10 AUBURN                      1                    3.0   3   1   1   0   2
Apr 17 VALDOSTA STATE COLL         1                    1.0   3   6   4   2   2
Apr 18 MIAMI                       1                    1.2   0   0   0   3   2
Apr 20 MIAMI                       1                1   1.2   1   0   0   0   1
Apr 21 GEORGIA SOUTHERN            1                1   3.1   2   1   0   2   2
Apr 26 CLEMSON                 1   1                    0.1   3   1   1   0   0
Apr 28 GEORGIA TECH                1                    0.2   0   0   0   0   0
Apr 29 GEORGIA TECH            1   1                    2.2   5   2   1   0   1
May  1 JACKSONVILLE                1                1   0.1   0   0   0   0   1
May  5 GEORGIA SOUTHERN            1                    1.0   0   0   0   1   3
May 12 SOUTH ALABAMA               1                    1.2   0   0   0   1   1
May 12 SOUTH ALABAMA           1   1                    1.2   1   1   0   0   0
May 13 SOUTH ALABAMA           1   1                    0.2   0   1   0   2   0
May 14 AUBURN                      1                1   1.1   2   0   0   0   1
May 17 STETSON                     1                    3.1   2   1   1   2   5
May 20 FLORIDA                     1                1   1.2   1   0   0   3   1
May 25 FLORIDA              1      1                    2.1   0   0   0   0   3
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Tot                         4  4  27  0  0   0   0  7  51.2  32  18  11  27  44
1974
Date  Opponent              W  L APP GS CG SHO CBO SV   IP    H   R  ER  BB  SO
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Feb 28 JACKSONVILLE         1      1  Y                 7.0   6   1   1   2   3
Mar  6 UNC-WILMINGTON       1      1  Y                 6.0   6   3   1   3   3
Mar 10 CLEMSON              1      1  Y                 7.2   6   3   2   4   9
Mar 16 MIAMI                   1   1  Y  1              8.0   5   3   2   6   5
Mar 20 TAMPA                   1   1  Y                 6.2   8   6   4   2   3
Mar 24 OHIO                    1   1  Y                 5.1   6   4   4   1   8
Mar 29 WESTERN MICHIGAN        1   1  Y                 4.2   5   6   3   5   5
Apr  5 NIAGARA              1      1                    3.1   3   0   0   1   6
Apr  9 MERCER-ATLANTA       1      1                    5.0   1   0   0   0   7
Apr 13 MERCER                      1                    3.1   7   6   6   5   3
Apr 18 MIAMI                1      1  Y  1              9.0   7   1   1   0   3
Apr 22 FLORIDA SOUTHERN COL    1   1  Y  1              9.0   9   4   2   2   9
Apr 27 SOUTH FLORIDA               1  Y                 1.0   8   5   5   0   1
May  4 GEORGIA SOUTHERN            1  Y                 7.0   4   4   3   4   4
May 12 COLUMBUS COLLEGE     1      1  Y  1              9.0   7   2   2   2   5
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Tot                         7  5  15 12  4   0   0  0  92.0  88  48  36  37  74
1975
Date  Opponent              W  L APP GS CG SHO CBO SV   IP    H   R  ER  BB  SO
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Feb 26 SAINT LEO COLLEGE    1      1  Y                 5.0   3   2   2   1   4
Mar  1 FLORIDA              1      1  Y          1      7.2   3   0   0   1  14
Mar  6 JACKSONVILLE         1      1  Y                 8.1   6   4   3   5  11
Mar 20 SAINT LEO COLLEGE    1      1  Y  1   1          9.0   6   0   0   1   3
Mar 25 MIAMI                1      1  Y  1   1          9.0   4   0   0   4   8
Mar 29 TAMPA                1      1  Y  1              8.0  10   3   3   2   7
Apr  4 MIAMI                1      1  Y  1   1          9.0   6   0   0   4  11
Apr  8 SOUTH ALABAMA        1      1  Y  1              9.0   4   2   1   2   7
Apr 13 GEORGIA TECH         1      1  Y                 6.0   4   2   2   2   2
Apr 17 STETSON              1      1  Y  1              9.0   7   2   0   4  10
Apr 25 MERCER                  1   1  Y                 7.0   6   5   4   3   9
Apr 29 FLORIDA              1      1  Y  1              7.0  10   5   5   5   7
May  3 GEORGIA SOUTHERN     1      1  Y  1   1          9.0   4   0   0   0   9
May  7 SOUTH ALABAMA        1      1  Y  1              9.0   4   1   1   1   7
May 23 MIAMI                1      1  Y  1   1          9.0   2   0   0   5   8
Jun  7 EASTERN MICHIGAN        1   1  Y  1             10.0   9   2   0   2   5
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Tot                        14  2  16 16 11   5   1  0 131.0  88  28  21  42 122
1973
Date  Opponent                BAT AVG GP GS  AB   R   H 2B 3B HR RBI  TB BB HBP SO SF SH SB ATT   PO   A  E
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Feb 17 FL INTERNATIONAL       9e .000  1      0   0   0            0   0                      0            
Mar  1 SOUTH FLORIDA          9d .000  1      0   0   0            0   0                      0            
Mar  2 SOUTH FLORIDA          9c .000  1      0   0   0            0   0                      0            
Mar  3 TAMPA                  9e1.000  1      1   1   1            2   1                      0            
Mar 15 MARIETTA COLLEGE       *c1.000  1                               0                      0            
Mar 24 MIAMI                  9c1.000  1      0   0   0            0   0                      0            
Mar 25 MIAMI                  9a1.000  1      0   0   0            0   0                      0            
Mar 27 SAINT LEO COLLEGE      9f .333  1      2   0   0            0   0                      0            
Apr  1 FAIRLEIGH-DICKINSON    9c .333  1      0   0   0            0   0                      0            
Apr  8 SOUTH ALABAMA          9a .500  1      1   0   1            0   1                      0            
Apr 10 AUBURN                 9e .400  1      1   0   0            0   0                      0            
Apr 17 VALDOSTA STATE COLL    9a .400  1      0   0   0            0   0                      0           1
Apr 18 MIAMI                  9d .400  1      0   0   0            0   0                      0            
Apr 20 MIAMI                  9a .400  1      0   0   0            0   0                      0            
Apr 21 GEORGIA SOUTHERN       9a .333  1      1   0   0            0   0                      0            
Apr 26 CLEMSON                9c .333  1      0   0   0            0   0                      0            
Apr 28 GEORGIA TECH           9a .333  1      0   0   0            0   0                      0            
Apr 29 GEORGIA TECH           9a .286  1      1   0   0            0   0                      0            
May  1 JACKSONVILLE           9b .286  1      0   0   0            0   0                      0            
May  5 GEORGIA SOUTHERN       9b .286  1      0   0   0            0   0                      0            
May 12 SOUTH ALABAMA          9b .250  1      1   0   0            0   0                      0            
May 12 SOUTH ALABAMA          9a .250  1      0   0   0            0   0                      0            
May 13 SOUTH ALABAMA          9c .250  1      0   0   0            0   0                      0            
May 14 AUBURN                 9b .250  1      0   0   0            0   0                      0            
May 17 STETSON                9c .333  1      1   0   1 1          0   2                      0            
May 20 FLORIDA                9c .300  1      1   0   0            0   0                      0            
May 25 FLORIDA                9d .300  1      0   0   0            0   0               1      0            
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                                 .300 27  0  10   1   3  1  0  0   2   4  0   0  0  0  1  0   0    0   0  1
1974
Date  Opponent                BAT AVG GP GS  AB   R   H 2B 3B HR RBI  TB BB HBP SO SF SH SB ATT   PO   A  E
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Feb 28 JACKSONVILLE           *  .000  1 P                             0                      0            
Mar  6 UNC-WILMINGTON         *  .000  1 P                             0                      0            
Mar 10 CLEMSON                *  .000  1 P                             0                      0            
Mar 16 MIAMI                  *  .000  1 P                             0                      0            
Mar 20 TAMPA                  *  .000  1 P                             0                      0            
Mar 24 OHIO                   *  .000  1 P                             0                      0            
Mar 29 WESTERN MICHIGAN       *  .000  1 P                             0                      0            
Apr  5 NIAGARA                *a .000  1                               0                      0            
Apr 13 MERCER                 *a .000  1                               0                      0            
Apr 18 MIAMI                  *  .000  1 P                             0                      0            
Apr 22 FLORIDA SOUTHERN COL   *  .000  1 P                             0                      0            
Apr 27 SOUTH FLORIDA          *  .000  1 P                             0                      0            
May  4 GEORGIA SOUTHERN       *  .000  1 P                             0                      0           2
May 12 COLUMBUS COLLEGE       *  .000  1 P                             0                      0           1
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                                 .000 14 12   0   0   0  0  0  0   0   0  0   0  0  0  0  0   0    0   0  3
1975
Date  Opponent                BAT AVG GP GS  AB   R   H 2B 3B HR RBI  TB BB HBP SO SF SH SB ATT   PO   A  E
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Feb 26 SAINT LEO COLLEGE      *  .000  1 P                             0                      0            
Mar  1 FLORIDA                *  .000  1 P                             0                      0            
Mar 20 SAINT LEO COLLEGE      *  .000  1 P                             0                      0            
Mar 25 MIAMI                  *  .000  1 P                             0                      0            
Mar 28 NIAGARA                6a1.000  1      1   0   1 1          2   2                      0            
Mar 29 TAMPA                  * 1.000  1 P                             0                      0            
Apr  4 MIAMI                  * 1.000  1 P                             0                      0            
Apr  8 SOUTH ALABAMA          * 1.000  1 P                             0                      0            
Apr 13 GEORGIA TECH           * 1.000  1 P                             0                      0            
Apr 17 STETSON                * 1.000  1 P                             0                      0            
Apr 29 FLORIDA                * 1.000  1 P                             0                      0            
May  3 GEORGIA SOUTHERN       * 1.000  1 P                             0                      0            
May  7 SOUTH ALABAMA          * 1.000  1 P                             0                      0            
May 23 MIAMI                  * 1.000  1 P                             0                      0   0    2   
Jun  7 EASTERN MICHIGAN       * 1.000  1 P                             0                      0   0    4  1
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                                1.000 15 14   1   0   1  1  0  0   2   2  0   0  0  0  0  0   0    0   6  1


Pro Career
Baseball
Height: 6-4   Weight: 215  Throws: Right  Bats: Right
Drafted: 1975, June Regular Draft, 16th Round  #371, Chicago White Sox, P     
         1976, January Secondary Draft, 3rd Round  #61, St. Louis Cardinals, P     
Debut: September 4, 1978

Year  Abbr   Team                                No      Pos
1978  StL    St. Louis Cardinals                 34      P
1979  StL    St. Louis Cardinals                 26      P


Pro Statistics
Baseball
Pitching Statistics
Year Team   ERA   W   L SV APP  GS CG SHO     IP   R  ER    H  2B  3B  HR   BB   SO   AB   Avg  WP HBP BK SF SH
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1978 StL   4.50   0   2  0   7   2  0   0   18.0  12   9   22           1    8   12   86  .289   0   2  1      
1979 StL   8.18   1   1  0   6   0  0   0   11.0  10  10   21           0    3    5   55  .404   0   0  0      
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2 Years    5.90   1   3  0  13   2  0   0   29.0  22  19   43   0   0   1   11   17  141  .336   0   2  1  0  0
Batting Statistics
Year Team   AVG   GP   GS   AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR RBI   TB  SLG%  BB HBP  SO GDP   OB%  SF  SH  SB ATT
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1978 StL   .000    7    2    3    0    0   0   0   0   0    0  .000   0   0   0   0  .000   0   1   0   0
1979 StL   .000    6    0    2    0    0   0   0   0   0    0  .000   0   0   0   0  .000   0   0   0   0
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2 Years    .000   13    2    5    0    0   0   0   0   0    0  .000   0   0   0   0  .000   0   1   0   0
Fielding Statistics
Year Team Pos   GP   PO  Ast   E  DP  Fld%
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1978 StL  P      7    0    2   0   0 1.000
1979 StL  P      6    0    0   0   0  .000
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2 Years         13    0    2   0   0 1.000