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John Orton
PositionsC-514, 1B-3, OF-2, DH-1Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn Andrew Orton
Height6-1Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 8,1965 [52.312]PlaceSanta Cruz,California
High SchoolSoquel (Soquel,CA)
CollegeCal Poly (San Luis Obispo,CA)

DraftedSelected by the California Angels [Team Picks] in the 1st round (25th overall) of the 1987 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 17th round (419th overall) of the 1984 Amateur Entry Draft
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1988-CAL-#3 ... 1989-CAL-#9 ... 1990-CAL-#1
MLB DebutAugust 20,1989 [23.255]
OrganizationsCAL [8] ATL [2] NYN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID16210Retrosheet IDortoj001MLBAM ID120080
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Player Notes:   Member of the 1986 United States National Baseball team
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This is a list of Major League games for John Orton that are deemed to be noteworthy throughout his career.
SELECT * FROM B1 A, games B WHERE a.gameid=b.gameid and playerid = 'ortoj001' ORDER BY b.GameDate

Career Batting Feats

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Game DateTeamOppPosLnG#ABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPNotes
1989-08-20CALCLEc913---------2-----First Career Game
1990-04-27CALNYAc822413--11---1-----First Career homer