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TOMMY JOHN

MLB  Retired     |   Played: 1961-1989
Positions
P-766
Born
May 22, 1943  (71.151)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-3 / 185
Bats/Throws
Right / Left
High School
Gerstmeyer  (Terre Haute,IN)
College:
Drafted:
Signed as UDFA 1961 by CLE 
Full Name
Thomas Edward John Jr. 
TBC Player ID
13326
MLB Debut
Control
79
K-Rating
28
Efficiency
55
vsPower
72

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OFF THE FIELD
The formula to determine similarity scores is listed in the about section of the site. In short, the scores attempt to compare players career batting statistics vs all other major leagues as well as cumulative statistics at each age.
Career Statistics
1.  Don Sutton (85.15)
2.  Nolan Ryan (82.83)
3.  Steve Carlton (82.3)
4.  Greg Maddux (81.99)
5.  Jim Kaat (81.95)
6.  Roger Clemens (81.32)
7.  Frank Tanana (79.83)
8.  Jim Palmer (79.63)
9.  Early Wynn (79.5)
10.  Bert Blyleven (78.68)
Age: 20
1.  Tom Gordon (83.77)
2.  Tommie Sisk (81.43)
3.  Don Schulze (79.91)
4.  Chick Smith (79.79)
5.  Andy Hassler (78.21)
6.  Chet Hoff (78.12)
7.  Dick Coffman (78.05)
8.  Andy Lapihuska (77.34)
9.  Art Evans (77.12)
10.  Jim Kaat (76.83)
Age: 21
1.  Rudy May (82.55)
2.  Lowell Palmer (81.48)
3.  Jerome Williams (78.66)
4.  Bill Burbach (77.83)
5.  Johnny Kucks (77.13)
6.  Stan Baumgartner (76.78)
7.  Don Schulze (76.25)
8.  Lew Krausse (75.94)
9.  Don Stanhouse (75.69)
10.  Pete Redfern (74.76)
Age: 22
1.  Vern Law (84.07)
2.  Tom Hall (83.27)
3.  Bruce Kison (83.09)
4.  Jim Maloney (82.84)
5.  Frank Pastore (80.73)
6.  Floyd Youmans (79.56)
7.  Bill Bayne (79.27)
8.  David Palmer (79.17)
9.  Claude Osteen (77.94)
10.  Pete Broberg (77.72)
Age: 23
1.  Jim Maloney (88.55)
2.  Johnny Kucks (85.58)
3.  Doyle Alexander (85.41)
4.  Steve Trout (84.82)
5.  Jon Matlack (84.31)
6.  Steve Carlton (83.5)
7.  Marcelino Lopez (83.22)
8.  Jim Palmer (82.94)
9.  Jim Nash (81.88)
10.  Fred Newman (81.83)
Age: 24
1.  Johnny Podres (89)
2.  Glen Hobbie (87.32)
3.  Jim Maloney (85.12)
4.  Jim Nash (84.91)
5.  Doyle Alexander (84.67)
6.  Johnny Antonelli (83.19)
7.  Steve Carlton (83.17)
8.  Jim O'Toole (83.14)
9.  Steve Barber (82.72)
10.  Al Downing (82.14)
Age: 25
1.  Steve Barber (89.23)
2.  Jim O'Toole (87.8)
3.  Britt Burns (87.36)
4.  Doyle Alexander (86.94)
5.  Nolan Ryan (86.48)
6.  Johnny Podres (85.66)
7.  Mel Stottlemyre (85.05)
8.  Al Downing (84.23)
9.  Burt Hooton (83.85)
10.  Jim Maloney (83.76)
Age: 26
1.  Jim O'Toole (90.54)
2.  Jim Nash (88.83)
3.  Britt Burns (88.08)
4.  Al Downing (87.6)
5.  Steve Barber (87.37)
6.  Doyle Alexander (87.16)
7.  Nolan Ryan (86.81)
8.  Johnny Podres (86.04)
9.  Burt Hooton (86.01)
10.  Jim McGlothlin (85.82)
Age: 27
1.  Burt Hooton (92.72)
2.  Jim O'Toole (90.8)
3.  Joey Jay (89.04)
4.  Doyle Alexander (88.71)
5.  Jim Maloney (88.18)
6.  Britt Burns (86.76)
7.  Johnny Podres (86.74)
8.  Steve Barber (86.19)
9.  Nolan Ryan (84.97)
10.  Stan Bahnsen (84.72)
Age: 28
1.  Burt Hooton (92.6)
2.  Jim Maloney (88.29)
3.  Stan Bahnsen (88.14)
4.  Jim O'Toole (87.41)
5.  Nolan Ryan (87.09)
6.  Don Wilson (86.93)
7.  Jerry Reuss (86.36)
8.  Doyle Alexander (85.74)
9.  Rick Reuschel (85.55)
10.  Tom Brewer (85.52)
Age: 29
1.  Burt Hooton (92.16)
2.  Rick Reuschel (90.04)
3.  Jerry Reuss (89.72)
4.  Don Wilson (89.64)
5.  Doyle Alexander (88.35)
6.  Jim Maloney (88.27)
7.  Jim O'Toole (87.7)
8.  Stan Bahnsen (87.63)
9.  Randy Jones (86.25)
10.  Jon Matlack (86)
Age: 30
1.  Burt Hooton (95.69)
2.  Rick Reuschel (91.37)
3.  Jon Matlack (89.07)
4.  Stan Bahnsen (87.8)
5.  Doyle Alexander (87.68)
6.  Lary Sorensen (86.95)
7.  Steve Rogers (86.92)
8.  Ross Grimsley (85.93)
9.  Bill Monbouquette (85.76)
10.  Randy Jones (85.68)
Age: 31
1.  Burt Hooton (96.74)
2.  Rick Reuschel (90.82)
3.  Jon Matlack (89.9)
4.  Stan Bahnsen (87.52)
5.  Steve Rogers (87.25)
6.  Ross Grimsley (87.2)
7.  Bill Monbouquette (86.96)
8.  Doyle Alexander (86.07)
9.  Bob Knepper (86.03)
10.  Jim Maloney (85.79)
Age: 32
1.  Burt Hooton (94.02)
2.  Jon Matlack (90.91)
3.  Jerry Koosman (90.81)
4.  Al Downing (90.43)
5.  Rick Reuschel (88.64)
6.  Bob Knepper (87.74)
7.  Bill Singer (87.33)
8.  Jim Lonborg (87.22)
9.  Bill Monbouquette (86.96)
10.  Doyle Alexander (86.77)
Age: 33
1.  Burt Hooton (94.65)
2.  Jon Matlack (93.41)
3.  Jerry Koosman (91.17)
4.  Rick Reuschel (90.69)
5.  Doyle Alexander (87.97)
6.  Al Downing (87.83)
7.  Jim Lonborg (86.84)
8.  Bill Singer (86.32)
9.  Bill Monbouquette (86.26)
10.  Ross Grimsley (86.2)
Age: 34
1.  Jon Matlack (92.36)
2.  Fernando Valenzuela (87.98)
3.  Rick Reuschel (87.49)
4.  Doyle Alexander (86.65)
5.  Burt Hooton (86.29)
6.  Steve Rogers (86.14)
7.  Al Downing (85.94)
8.  Dave McNally (85.88)
9.  Jerry Koosman (85.39)
10.  Bob Knepper (84.84)
Age: 35
1.  Jerry Koosman (89.5)
2.  Fernando Valenzuela (88.18)
3.  Dave McNally (87.3)
4.  Burt Hooton (87.01)
5.  Dave Stieb (86.71)
6.  Steve Rogers (86.62)
7.  Curt Simmons (86.59)
8.  Dwight Gooden (86.25)
9.  Ken Holtzman (86.23)
10.  Jim Lonborg (86.14)
Age: 36
1.  Ken Holtzman (87.95)
2.  Curt Simmons (87.88)
3.  Fernando Valenzuela (87.45)
4.  Steve Rogers (86.05)
5.  Milt Pappas (85.96)
6.  Dennis Martinez (85.47)
7.  Jerry Reuss (85.46)
8.  Dave McNally (85.25)
9.  Dave Stieb (84.8)
10.  Dwight Gooden (84.76)
Age: 37
1.  Milt Pappas (92.71)
2.  Curt Simmons (88.9)
3.  Vida Blue (88.22)
4.  Ken Holtzman (86.77)
5.  Don Drysdale (86.28)
6.  Jerry Reuss (86.22)
7.  Fernando Valenzuela (84.97)
8.  Dennis Martinez (84.7)
9.  Bob Gibson (84.29)
10.  Claude Osteen (83.99)
Age: 38
1.  Milt Pappas (92.02)
2.  Vida Blue (88.57)
3.  Curt Simmons (87.02)
4.  Claude Osteen (86.58)
5.  Rick Reuschel (86.22)
6.  Don Drysdale (86.09)
7.  Jerry Reuss (85.26)
8.  Jim Palmer (84.66)
9.  Bob Gibson (84.46)
10.  Ken Holtzman (84.45)
Age: 39
1.  Milt Pappas (89.17)
2.  Curt Simmons (88.4)
3.  Jim Palmer (87.37)
4.  Rick Reuschel (86.92)
5.  Claude Osteen (86.68)
6.  Vida Blue (86.03)
7.  Jerry Reuss (85.23)
8.  Don Drysdale (84.55)
9.  Nolan Ryan (83.64)
10.  Dennis Martinez (83.03)
Age: 40
1.  Curt Simmons (88.38)
2.  Jim Palmer (86.62)
3.  Rick Reuschel (86.56)
4.  Milt Pappas (85.72)
5.  Nolan Ryan (85.45)
6.  Jerry Reuss (85.37)
7.  Claude Osteen (84.23)
8.  Dennis Martinez (83.67)
9.  Jim Bunning (82.69)
10.  Jerry Koosman (82.63)
Age: 41
1.  Curt Simmons (85.8)
2.  Nolan Ryan (85.63)
3.  Jim Palmer (85.16)
4.  Jerry Reuss (84.45)
5.  Dennis Martinez (83.63)
6.  Milt Pappas (83.1)
7.  Rick Reuschel (82.46)
8.  Jerry Koosman (82.32)
9.  Claude Osteen (81.8)
10.  Bob Friend (81.5)
Age: 42
1.  Jim Palmer (84.04)
2.  Curt Simmons (83.77)
3.  Nolan Ryan (83.69)
4.  Dennis Martinez (83.26)
5.  Jerry Reuss (82.56)
6.  Milt Pappas (81.81)
7.  Jerry Koosman (81.56)
8.  Phil Niekro (81.41)
9.  Frank Tanana (80.89)
10.  Bob Friend (80.8)
Age: 43
1.  Jim Palmer (83.77)
2.  Curt Simmons (82.69)
3.  Phil Niekro (82.01)
4.  Nolan Ryan (81.3)
5.  Jerry Reuss (81.29)
6.  Milt Pappas (81.19)
7.  Frank Tanana (80.99)
8.  Jerry Koosman (80.94)
9.  Bob Friend (80.4)
10.  Roger Clemens (79.65)
Age: 44
1.  Jim Palmer (82.29)
2.  Nolan Ryan (82.05)
3.  Phil Niekro (81.76)
4.  Roger Clemens (81.02)
5.  Frank Tanana (80.64)
6.  Don Sutton (80.12)
7.  Curt Simmons (79.94)
8.  Jim Kaat (79.56)
9.  Tom Seaver (79.5)
10.  Milt Pappas (78.99)
Age: 45
1.  Don Sutton (83.89)
2.  Nolan Ryan (82.74)
3.  Phil Niekro (82.08)
4.  Roger Clemens (81.62)
5.  Greg Maddux (81.57)
6.  Jim Kaat (81.47)
7.  Steve Carlton (81.32)
8.  Jim Palmer (80.34)
9.  Frank Tanana (80.17)
10.  Early Wynn (79.04)
Age: 46
1.  Don Sutton (85.15)
2.  Nolan Ryan (82.83)
3.  Steve Carlton (82.3)
4.  Greg Maddux (81.99)
5.  Jim Kaat (81.95)
6.  Roger Clemens (81.32)
7.  Phil Niekro (80.3)
8.  Frank Tanana (79.83)
9.  Jim Palmer (79.63)
10.  Early Wynn (79.5)


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