Richie Sexson

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  • 1B
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 8"/240

Richie Sexson MLB Career Stats

.261 306 943 14 .851

Richie Sexson Bio

  • Full Name: Richmond Lockwood Sexson
  • Born: 12/29/1974 in Portland, OR
  • Draft: 1993, Cleveland Indians, 24th rd. (671st overall)
  • High School: Prairie, Battle Ground, WA
  • Debut: September 14, 1997
  • Ret., Final Game: 8/13/2008
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MLB Career Stats 4928 748 1286 306 943 14 .261 .344 .851


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Richie Sexson Awards

NL All-Star

Year Team League
2002 Milwaukee NL
2003 Milwaukee NL

Home Run Derby Participant

Year Team League
2002 Milwaukee NL
2003 Milwaukee NL

NL Player of the Week

Week Team League
07/28/2002 Milwaukee NL

Mariners MVP

Year Team League
2005 Seattle AL

Richie Sexson Leaderboards

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
1999 31 18th in AL
2001 45 6th in NL
2002 29 16th in NL
2003 45 2nd in NL
2005 39 6th in AL
2006 34 12th in AL

Runs Batted In

Season RBI Rank
1999 116 12th in AL
2001 125 9th in NL
2002 102 15th in NL
2003 124 4th in NL
2005 121 6th in AL
2006 107 14th in AL

On-base Plus Slugging

Season OPS Rank
2001 .889 23rd in NL
2002 .867 25th in NL
2003 .927 11th in NL
2005 .910 8th in AL

On-base Percentage

Season OBP Rank
2003 .379 23rd in NL
2005 .369 16th in AL

Slugging Percentage

Season SLG Rank
1999 .514 24th in AL
2001 .547 20th in NL
2002 .504 22nd in NL
2003 .548 9th in NL
2005 .541 7th in AL
2006 .504 23rd in AL

Runs Scored

Season R Rank
2003 97 19th in NL
2005 99 16th in AL


Season BB Rank
2002 70 23rd in NL
2003 98 8th in NL
2005 89 4th in AL
2006 64 22nd in AL


Season H Rank
2003 165 23rd in NL


Season 2B Rank
2002 37 15th in NL
2005 36 14th in AL
2006 40 13th in AL


Season 3B Rank
1999 7 9th in AL

Games Played

Season G Rank
2001 158 14th in NL
2002 157 11th in NL
2003 162 1st in NL
2005 156 20th in AL
2006 158 9th in AL

At Bats

Season AB Rank
2001 598 17th in NL
2003 606 8th in NL
2006 591 22nd in AL

Plate Appearances

Season PA Rank
2001 667 23rd in NL
2003 718 3rd in NL
2006 663 22nd in AL

Total Bases

Season TB Rank
2001 327 14th in NL
2002 287 17th in NL
2003 332 4th in NL
2005 302 11th in AL
2006 298 16th in AL


Season SO Rank
1999 117 15th in AL
2001 178 2nd in NL
2002 136 11th in NL
2003 151 4th in NL
2005 167 1st in AL
2006 154 2nd in AL

Hit by Pitch

Season HBP Rank
2003 9 24th in NL

Richmond Lockwood Sexson Bio Info

Richmond Lockwood (Richie) Sexson...resides in Vancouver, WA with his wife, Kerry...graduated from Prairie High School in Brush Prairie, WA, in 1993, earning All-State honors in football, basketball and baseball...set school record for RBI during scholastic career at Prairie High...Sexson enjoys golfing, fishing and attending NBA games regularly in the off-season...Kerry is an avid photographer. 2006 After a slow start, Sexson rebounded with a big second half -- hitting .322 after the All-Star break after hitting .218 before it. Sexson had a career-best 40 doubles in 2006, and drove in over 100 runs for the second time in as many seasons with Seattle. Had nine home runs in July alone and had a career-high five hits against San Diego on June 25. Sexson got his 1,000th Major League hit -- on a home run, no less -- at Minnesota on May 1. 2005 Voted the Mariners Most Valuable Player by the Seattle Chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America...First season with the Mariners and first campaign in the American League since 2000, batting .263 (147x558) with 99 runs, 39 homers and 121 RBI...Candidate for AL Comeback Player of the Year, ranked among the league leaders in home runs (6th/39), RBI (6th/121), walks (4th/89), slugging percentage (7th/.541), extra-base hits (T-6th/76) and strikeouts (1st/167)...fifth in home runs (14.3) and RBI ratio (4.6)...Scored a career-high 99 runs...home run and RBI totals were both the third-highest of his Major League career...his 36 doubles were one shy of tying his 2002 career best...Established a Safeco Field record with 21 homers...set a club record with 38 home runs and 116 RBI as a first baseman...Hit .333 (41x123) vs. left-handers, .244 (106x435) against right-handers...Batted .286 (20x70) with four home runs and 15 RBI over 18 Interleague games...Batted .370 (34x92) with nine homers and 24 RBI in July...drove in 25 runs in September, ranking fouth in the AL... Notched a season-high seven-game hitting streak from Sept. 5-12, hitting .417 (10x24)... His 89 walks were the second-most of his Big League career...Tied for both the American League and Major League lead with a career-high three grand slams, May 8 at Boston, Aug. 20 at Minnesota and Sept. 19 at Toronto...Served one-game suspension on Sept. 23 for June 18 ejection against the New York Mets...Homered twice on Opening Day, becoming just the ninth player to homer in his first at-bat as a Mariner...was one of three two-homer games, also July 27 vs. Detroit and Aug. 20 at Minnesota...has 21 multi-homer games...Had a season-high three hits six times (last, Sept. 29 vs. Texas)...Tied his career high (fourth time) with four runs on July 27 vs. Detroit...also equaled his career high of two doubles twice (15th time). 2004 First, and only, season in Arizona was cut short by injury...still produced 23 RBI in 23 games, while collecting 4 doubles and 9 HR...hit two home runs April 25 vs. San Diego, his 18th career multi-homer game, the 16th two-homer game...on April 26 hit career home run #200, a massive shot off the JumboTron in Bank One Ballpark; blast was estimated at 503 feet...suffered a subluxation of his left shoulder with a bruised humeral head and slight tear of his labrum while attempting to check his swing in the 8th inning vs. Cubs on April 28 and was placed on the disabled list April 29...injury snapped consecutive innings played streak at 1,642 played over 183 games dating back to 2003 when he played every inning of every game...activated from DL on May 21 at Florida and was 1x5...on May 22, re-injured the shoulder on checked swing; he returned to the DL May 23...had arthroscopic surgery on June 4 (performed by Diamondbacks team physician Dr. Michael Lee) to repair a torn labrum...spent remainder of season rehabbing shoulder following surgery. 2003 Was the only Major Leaguer to play every inning of every game, the first player to accomplish the feat since Detroit's Travis Fryman in 1995 (144-game schedule)... according to the Elias Sports Bureau, Richie was the first player to play every inning in a 162-game season since 1986 when Cal Ripken played every inning for the Baltimore Orioles...named to second consecutive All-Star Game, going 0-for-2 in the contest held at U.S. Cellular Field; participated in the Century 21 Home Run Derby, but was eliminated in the first round...tied a career best with a team leading 45 home runs, while falling one short of his personal best in RBI with 124...finished second in the NL in roundtrippers and fourth in RBI...became first Milwaukee Brewer right-handed batter to record three consecutive 100-RBI seasons, one more than Gorman Thomas (1979-80)...home run total tied the club record he had previously shared with Thomas (1979)...led the Brewers in HR in each of his three full seasons in Milwaukee...belted the 150th homer of his career on April 15 vs St. Louis (off Garrett Stephenson)...recorded second career 3-homer game on April 26 at Atlanta, while setting a franchise record with 14 total bases, one more than Hall of Famer Paul Molitor's 13 in 1982...had three, 2-homer games: Aug. 6 vs. Atlanta, Sept. 13 at San Francisco and Sept. 26 at Houston... tied club mark for most home runs in April with 9...hit 100th home run as a Brewer May 10 at Cincinnati (off John Riedling) just 3 1/2 seasons with the Brewers, Sexson left 10th on the club's all-time home run list with 133, only one behind Don Money...drove in 500th career run May 20 vs. San Diego... career-high 15-game hitting streak July 1-18, hitting .286 (16x56)...equaled personal single-game best with 4-hit games on April 26 at Atlanta, June 19 vs. St. Louis and July 26 at Colorado...tied for eighth in the NL with a career-high 98 walks, while finishing fourth in the loop in total bases (332) and strikeouts (151), fifth in home run ratio (13.5), seventh in RBI ratio (4.9), eighth in at bats (606), tied for eighth in extra base hits (75) and ninth in slugging percentage (.548)...hit .293 (51x174) with RISP, including a .359 mark (23x64) with two outs...hit .268 (19x71) with runners on third base, but an impressive .393 (11x28) with two outs...hit .313 (5x16) with the bases loaded, but .444 (4x9) with two outs...he committed 11 errors in 1,504 chances at first base for a .993 fielding percentage. 2002 Hampered by a sore hamstring for much of the second half, but still led the Brewers in runs (86), hits (159), doubles (37), home runs (29), RBI (102) and walks (70)...was named the Brewers MVP...was NL Player-of-the-Week for July 22-28, when he hit .550 (11x20) with 2 doubles, 2 home runs and 9 RBI...hit .320 in May, then .300 in June posting the best first-half of his career, earning a spot on the 2002 All-Star team in his home field Miller Park...made it to the second round of the Century 21 Home Run Derby, highlighted by a 480-foot homer onto the base of Bernie Brewer's slide in the first round...recorded a pair of 2 home run games, July 20 at Colorado and April 18 vs St. Louis...had a pair of grand slams, May 12 at Wrigley Field (Ron Mahay) and Aug. 29 vs. the Cubs (Kyle Farnsworth), the fifth and sixth bases loaded homers of his career...joined Jose Hernandez (April 12, 2001) and Ted Kubiak (July 18, 1970) as only the third Brewer to drive in 7 runs in a game, April 18 vs. St. Louis. 2001 Was sixth in the NL in home runs (45), tied for ninth in RBI (125)...Brewers were 22-16 when he homered...connected for career-best 6 multi-homer games: May 24 vs St. Louis, July 29 vs San Diego, Aug. 27 vs Pittsburgh, Sept. 1 vs Houston, Sept. 25 at Arizona and Oct. 3 vs St. Louis...had a quartet of 5-RBI games (Aug. 27 vs Pittsburgh, Sept. 25 at Arizona, Oct. 3 vs St. Louis and Oct. 7 vs Arizona)...homered in 3 consecutive games June 17-19 and Oct. 2-4...paired with Jeromy Burnitz to become the first teammates in Major League history to each hit 3 home runs in the same game on Sept. 25 at Bank One Ballpark...hit his 100th career home run on Aug. 8 at New York off Armando Benitez... bated .335 (52x155) with 16 home runs and 47 RBI over his last 42 games...became just the third Brewer in franchise history to hit 40 home runs in a season when he went deep on Sept. 29 at Colorado. 2000 Started year in Cleveland, splitting time between first base and leftfield...hit his lone career pinch homer on July 6 vs. Toronto...had a 1.000 fielding pct. as an outfielder, recording a trio of outfield assists, including 2 in the same game on July 22 at Minnesota... hit his third career grand slam in that contest in Minnesota...was traded to Milwaukee on July 28 with pitchers Paul Rigdon and Kane Davis and a player-to-be-named (Marcos Scutaro) in exchange for pitchers Bob Wickman, Jason Bere and Steve Woodard...made his Brewers debut on July 30 vs. Colorado...homered in 3 straight games from Aug. 21-23, all at Bank One Ballpark...Milwaukee went 30-27 after his acquisition, and was 10-4 in games that he homered...he had a .991 fielding percentage as a first baseman for the Brewers...Richie earned the Brewers Manager's Award. 1999 In first full season at the big league level with Cleveland, drove in 116 runs, good for 12th among American League sluggers...made 21 starts at designated hitter, 53 starts at first base, 40 starts in left field and one start in right field...had 5 RBI May 19 at Comiskey Park, highlighted by his second career grand slam (off Bryan Ward)...had 5 RBI and 4 hits on Aug. 31 vs. Anaheim, featuring the go-ahead 3-run homer off of Troy Percival in a 14- 12 win...had a pair of multi-homer games (June 9 vs. Milwaukee and July 27 vs. Detroit)... became the first Indian since May 7, 1998 (Omar Vizquel) to hit 2 triples in a game when he accomplished the feat on Sept. 30 vs Toronto...his 7 triples topped the Tribe and tied for ninth best in the AL. 1998 Spent majority of the first half in Buffalo (AAA), earning a spot on the International League All-Star team...was recalled for the first time on June 27, appearing twice before returning to Buffalo during the All-Star break...Richie was recalled for a second time on July 23 after Shawon Dunston was traded to San Francisco, then optioned back to AAA on Aug. 7, but his stay in the minors was short-lived as Jim Thome broke his hand on the night of August 7 and Sexson was back in the Majors on the 8th...hit his first ML home run on Aug, 17 off of Tampa Bay's Wilson Alvarez...recorded first career 4-hit game on Aug. 26 vs. Seattle...enjoyed first career 2-homer game on Aug. 29 vs Oakland, then followed the next night with his first career grand slam (off Tim Worrell)...became the fourth Indians rookie since 1981 to hit 10-plus homers in a season joining Joe Carter (13 in 1984), Cory Snyder (24 in 1986) and Manny Ramirez (17 in 1994). 1997 Had a banner season at Buffalo, earning a berth on the Mid-season All-Star team and a place on the American Association Post-Season All-Star Team...became the first Bison to lead the league in homers (31)...his 88 RBI ranked third in the league and his .530 slugging percentage ranked second...earned Buffalo co-MVP honors with Bruce Aven...missed over a month of the season after suffering a dislocated right shoulder in the second game of the year April 5, going on the disabled list until May 6...was recalled to Cleveland on Sept. 12 after the playoffs and made his Major League debut 2 days later in Comiskey Park in a pinch-hit appearance, collecting a hit in his first at bat with an infield single off Tony Castillo in the eighth inning...played for Arecibo in Puerto Rican Winter League after the season. 1996 Spent the entire season with Canton-Akron (AA), leading the club in doubles, games and at bats...his 85 runs were fifth in the Eastern League and 22 doubles ranked second... played with the Scottsdale Scorpions of the Arizona Fall League following the season. 1995 Won the Tribe's Lou Boudreau Award as the top minor league position player, spending the entire season at Kinston (A)...he was the MVP of the Carolina League and named to the Post-Season All-Star team...led the Carolina League in hits, total bases, doubles, RBI and extra base hits, while finishing second in average, runs, slugging percentage, tied for third in games, at bats and finished fourth in home runs...led all Carolina League first basemen in total chances, putouts, assists and double plays...was named the Carolina League's "Best Batting Prospect", "Best Power Prospect" and "Best Defensive First Baseman" by Baseball America...he hit 3 homers and drove in 8 runs on Aug. 3 at Lynchburg. 1994 Recorded a 19-game hitting streak from April 29-May 20 with Columbus (A). 1993 Spent first professional season at Burlington (A)...hit only one home run in 97 at bats.