Joe Bitker

Joseph Anthony Bitker
Born: February 12, 1964
Glendale, CA US
Primary Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 175
Draft: Round 3 (1983 January Amateur Draft, Detroit Tigers)
Draft: Round 6 (1984 January Amateur Draft, Minnesota Twins)
Draft: Round 2 (1984 June Secondary Draft, San Diego Padres)
School: Sacramento City College
Career: 1984-1991
Major League Statistics

Joe Bitker compiled a career record of 51 wins and 42 losses, with 34 saves, and a 3.61 ERA in his 242-game pitching career with the Spokane Indians, Charleston Rainbows, Beaumont Golden Gators, Las Vegas Stars, Tacoma Tigers and Oklahoma City 89ers. He began playing during the 1984 season and last took the field during the 1991 campaign.


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Pitching:

Year Level Lg Team W L W% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF
1984Short Season ANORWSpokane Indians44.5003.411414020087.0854833233060208
1985AATLBeaumont Golden Gators81.8893.121514041098.0914334341264213
1985ASALL3Charleston Rainbows93.7502.591313064090.3743526331085233
1986AAAPCLLas Vegas Stars201.0003.2954000027.324101039019204
1986AATLBeaumont Golden Gators77.5003.5318171220114.71145545252491614
1987AAAPCLLas Vegas Stars119.5504.8336272301160.318497861479180719
1988AAAPCLLas Vegas Stars810.4443.5828270310178.3195987111413106444
1989AAAPCLTacoma Tigers240.0
1989AAAPCLLas Vegas Stars180.0
1990AAAPCLTacoma Tigers23.4003.2048043002656.3512220620052002
1991AAAAA2Oklahoma City 89ers05.0004.002302000727.030161219233002115
Totals5142.5483.612421166620834839.38484243374531512590251039115

Batting:

Year Level Lg Team GP PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB DP HBP SH SF IBB
1984Short Season ANORWSpokane Indians1414102200111010.200.273.500.77350300
1985ASALL3Charleston Rainbows1323183400030022.222.333.222.55641200
1985AATLBeaumont Golden Gators1622172420010014.235.278.353.63160400
1986AATLBeaumont Golden Gators2123203910031032.450.522.5001.022100000
1986AAAPCLLas Vegas Stars5880000000003.000.000.000.00000000
1987AAAPCLLas Vegas Stars3826213310000028.143.250.190.44041200
1988AAAPCLLas Vegas Stars2923200500010003.250.286.250.53651200
1989AAAPCL(+) Las Vegas Stars42110000000000.000.000.000.00000000
1989AAAPCL(+) Tacoma Tigers42110000000000.000.000.000.00000000
Totals1361391141327401920922.237.310.298.60834031300


Fielding:

Year Level Lg Team Pos GP PO A E DP Fld% RF/G
1984Short Season ANORWSpokane IndiansP1441961.7931.643
1985AATLBeaumont Golden GatorsP152610.889.533
1985ASALL3Charleston RainbowsP1362010.9632.000
1986AAAPCLLas Vegas StarsP505001.0001.000
1986AATLBeaumont Golden GatorsP1891432.8851.278
1987AAAPCLLas Vegas StarsP3672060.818.750
1988AAAPCLLas Vegas StarsP28191751.8781.286
1989AAAPCLTacoma TigersP24.000
1989AAAPCLLas Vegas StarsP18.000
1990AAAPCLTacoma TigersP48108021.000.375
1991AAAAA2Oklahoma City 89ersP2315011.000.261
Totals24258114227.887.711

Minor League Service:

Year Level League Team Affiliation First Appearance Final Appearance
1984Short Season ANorthwest LeagueSpokane IndiansSDN
1985ASouth Atlantic LeagueCharleston RainbowsSDN
1985AATexas LeagueBeaumont Golden GatorsSDN
1986AATexas LeagueBeaumont Golden GatorsSDN
1986AAAPacific Coast LeagueLas Vegas StarsSDN
1987AAAPacific Coast LeagueLas Vegas StarsSDN
1988AAAPacific Coast LeagueLas Vegas StarsSDN
1989AAAPacific Coast LeagueTacoma TigersOAK
1989AAAPacific Coast LeagueLas Vegas StarsSDN
1990AAAPacific Coast LeagueTacoma TigersOAK
1991AAAAmerican Association 2Oklahoma City 89ersTEX




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