Between 1975-1983, Molinaro played in 401 big-league games for five different teams. He hit .264 with 14 career home runs in 803 at bats. Molinaro’s two best seasons came for the Chicago White Sox. He appeared in 105 games for the ChiSox in 1978 and hit .262 with six home runs, 27 RBIs, 39 runs scored and 22 stolen bases. He saw action in 119 games for Chicago in 1980, hitting .291 with 18 steals, five homers, 36 RBIs and 48 runs scored. He returned to being a part-time player in 1981 and his production tapered off along with his games played.
On August 12, 1980 Molinaro had four hits in five chances against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium. His first three hits were off Yankees’ starter Luis Tiant. The fourth hit came off reliever Doug Bird. Molinaro finished the game with two runs scored, an RBI and a triple. The Yankees, however, won the game 8-4.
Molinaro played professionally from 1968-1985. Following his playing career he was a minor league manager.
Bob Molinaro – career stats