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Wes CovingtonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1956-1966 MLB Years: 1956-1966
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PositionsOF-803Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn Wesley Covington
Height6-1Weight205BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 27,1932PlaceLaurinburg,North Carolina
Death DateJuly 4,2011 [79.099]
MLB DebutApril 19,1956 [24.023]
OrganizationsMLN [6] PHI [5] CHA [1] CHN [1] KC1 [1] LAN [1] Awards0Awards Voting1-16
TBC Player ID10250Retrosheet IDcoviw101MLBAM ID112747
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed39Power75Contact66XBH71RBIs85Runs41Hitting74Durability62Team.518Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1956Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb43of247513817394021610162012032.283.361.355.716496157.319.072.196.32410.1912.741.251.2769.0015.38
1957Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb43of2596328519348216541294425775.284.339.537.87617633371.267.253.351.3737.8211.861.525.6615.6235.48
1958Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb43of26902944397121247400203553277.330.380.6221.00218337324.308.292.361.4286.1710.801.757.4112.2538.14
1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb43of2710337338104173745012641312813.279.329.397.72614827405.297.118.185.3186.4210.121.581.7353.2925.96
1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb43of28952812570161103512153710219.249.288.420.70811827299.254.171.221.3125.0212.372.473.3428.1038.57
1961Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb43of29921341000002400000.190.261.238.4995123.235.048.143.2358.7017.392.000.000.0025.00
1961Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26of29225951710415004502012.288.333.508.84130565.260.220.288.3646.157.691.256.1514.7529.41
1961Totals for MLB-MLB         1052893478110124700253322328.270.329.433.76212523321.267.163.249.3367.7910.281.323.7424.0829.49
1961Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc114of291744370016004720002.159.260.227.48710150.167.068.159.2368.0014.001.752.0044.0014.29
1961Totals for AL-AL         39103824105210081222014.233.301.388.689406115.221.155.233.3076.9610.431.504.3520.6025.00
1961Totals for MLB-MLB         1052893478110124700253322328.270.329.433.76212523321.267.163.249.3367.7910.281.323.7424.0829.49
1961Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26,43of295716523509072600151700314.303.355.485.8408016183.299.182.273.3668.209.291.133.8323.5732.00
1961Totals for MLB-MLB         1052893478110124700253322328.270.329.433.76212523321.267.163.249.3367.7910.281.323.7424.0829.49
1962Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi43of30116304368612194400194421519.283.324.418.74212722331.301.135.197.3285.7413.292.322.7233.7825.58
1963Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi43of3111935346107241176410265622078.303.354.521.87518442383.321.218.295.3816.7914.622.154.4420.7639.25
1964Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi43of321293393795180135800385030366.280.355.448.80315231383.294.168.280.3529.9213.051.323.3926.0832.63
1965Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi43of331012352758101154500264710285.247.322.489.81111526264.246.242.353.3489.8517.801.815.6815.6744.83
1966Chicago CubsNLMLBchn43of34911010000001200010.091.167.091.2581012.111.000.091.0818.3316.672.000.000.000.00
1966Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan25of343733140116006520001.121.293.273.5669241.111.152.333.27214.6312.200.832.4433.0050.00
1961Totals for NL-NL         4644150116007720011.114.264.227.49110253.111.113.273.23313.2113.211.001.8944.0040.00
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter1075297835583212817131499742474142416265173.279.337.466.80313872763291.285.187.270.0007.5112.581.683.9822.7333.17
Milwaukee Braves Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter4681435177407541364235641081811211132636.284.336.473.8096791311579.285.189.266.0006.8411.461.684.0522.4232.19
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter5221396169396733612371012421483132332.284.343.471.8146581371544.295.187.277.0008.0313.861.733.9522.8934.60
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter225951710415004502012.288.333.508.84130565.260.220.288.0006.157.691.256.1514.7529.41
Kansas City Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1744370016004720002.159.260.227.48710150.167.068.159.0008.0014.001.752.0044.0014.29
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter3733140116006520001.121.293.273.5669241.111.152.333.00014.6312.200.832.4433.0050.00
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter911010000001200010.091.167.091.2581012.111.000.091.0008.3316.672.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162449531251932075113762424811.279.337.466.80320942496.285.187.270.0007.5112.581.683.9822.7333.17

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1956Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb24OF35--442114746.9791.31------7546.722.7
1957Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb25OF89--150931162159.9811.79------9692.757.8
1958Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb26OF82--118362127121.9531.48------9091.153.2
1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb27OF94--148662160154.9631.64------10391.360.3
1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb28OF72--106241112108.9641.50------9575.846.8
1961Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29OF45--534316057.9501.27------5778.929.2
1961Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29OF14--1622-2018.9001.29------2263.68.6
1961Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc129OF12--14---14141.0001.17------1770.67.5
1961Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb29OF5--3---331.0000.60------955.63.2
1962Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi30OF88--98362107101.9441.15------11675.954.7
1963Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31OF101--11448-126118.9371.17------11984.962.3
1964Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi32OF99--9943-106103.9721.04------12976.761.1
1965Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi33OF64--8823-9390.9681.41------10163.439.8
1966Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan34OF2--1---111.0000.50------375.41.2
1966Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34OF1--2---221.0002.00------911.10.6
MLB Totals for OF - 11 season(s)-   OF803--105441451011401095.9611.36------8030.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1956Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb24---------35-
1957Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb25---------89-
1958Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb26---------82-
1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb27---------94-
1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb28---------72-
1961Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29---------45-
1961Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29---------14-
1961Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc129---------12-
1961Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb29---------5-
1962Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi30---------88-
1963Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31---------101-
1964Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi32---------99-
1965Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi33---------64-
1966Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan34---------2-
1966Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34---------1-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1957Milwaukee BravesWorld SeriesMLB25724151001102600000.208.269.250.5196126.278.042.1677.6923.083.000.000.0020.00
1958Milwaukee BravesWorld SeriesMLB26726270004002400000.269.321.269.5907028.318.000.0777.1414.292.000.000.000.00
1966Los Angeles DodgersWorld SeriesMLB3411000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 3 yrs155131210051041100000.235.291.255.54613155.300.020.1187.2720.002.750.000.008.33

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1966-11-21Released by Dodgers. 
1966-05-28Released by Cubs. 
1966-05-28ContractSigned as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
1966-01-10TradeTraded by Phillies to Cubs for Doug Clemens. 
1961-07-02TradeTraded by Athletics to Phillies for Bobby Del Greco. 
1961-06-10TradeTraded by White Sox with Stan Johnson, Gerry Staley and Bob Shaw to Athletics for Al Pilarcik, Andy Carey, Don Larsen and Ray Herbert. 
1961-05-10Claimed on waivers by White Sox from Braves. 
1952-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Braves. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.