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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
John Wesley Covington
Stat Years
1956-1966  [mlb] 1956-1966
Height/Weight
6-1 / 205
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
Positions
OF (803)
Draft Position
 
Born Date/Place
Death
2011-07-04 [79.099]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
None listed
Colleges
Draft
MLB Debut
1956-04-19 - Boxscore  (Age: 24.023)
Service Time
Organizations
MLN [6] PHI [5] CHA [1] KC1 [1] CHN [1] LAN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 10250 ... retro id: coviw101 ... mlbam id: 112747
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1956Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmln4324of---17513817394021610162012032.283.361.355.716157496.196.072.31910.1912.741.2569.01.2715.4
    1957Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmln4325ofL-S-E-P296328519348216541294425775.284.339.537.87637117633.351.253.2677.8211.861.5215.65.6635.5
    1958Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmln4326ofL-S-E-P3902944397121247400203553277.330.380.6221.00232418337.361.292.3086.1710.801.7512.27.4138.1
    1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmln4327ofL-S-E-P410337338104173745012641312813.279.329.397.72640514827.185.118.2976.4210.121.5853.31.7326.0
    1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmln4328ofL-S-E-P5952812570161103512153710219.249.288.420.70829911827.221.171.2545.0212.372.4728.13.3438.6
    1961Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmln4329ofL-S-E-P6921341000002400000.190.261.238.4992351.143.048.2358.7017.392.000.00.0025.0
    1961Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2629ofL-S-E-P6225951710415004502012.288.333.508.84165305.288.220.2606.157.691.2514.86.1529.4
    1961Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc11429ofL-S-E-P61744370016004720002.159.260.227.48750101.159.068.1678.0014.001.7544.02.0014.3
    1961Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26,4329ofL-S-E-P65716523509072600151700314.303.355.485.8401838016.273.182.2998.209.291.1323.63.8332.0
    1962Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi4330ofL-S-E-P7116304368612194400194421519.283.324.418.74233112722.197.135.3015.7413.292.3233.82.7225.6
    1963Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi4331ofL-S-E-P811935346107241176410265622078.303.354.521.87538318442.295.218.3216.7914.622.1520.84.4439.2
    1964Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi4332ofL-S-E-P91293393795180135800385030366.280.355.448.80338315231.280.168.2949.9213.051.3226.13.3932.6
    1965Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi4333ofL-S-E-P101012352758101154500264710285.247.322.489.81126411526.353.242.2469.8517.801.8115.75.6844.8
    1966Chicago CubsNLMLBchn4334ofL-S-E-P11911010000001200010.091.167.091.2581210.091.000.1118.3316.672.000.00.000.0
    1966Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan2534ofL-S-E-P113733140116006520001.121.293.273.5664192.333.152.11114.6312.200.8333.02.4450.0
    MLB Totals (15 yrs)1075297835583212817131499742474142416265173.279.337.466.80332911387276.270.187.2857.5112.581.6822.73.9833.2
    National League Totals (13 yrs)1036287534780812717126478742394022214265069.281.338.469.80731761347270.272.188.2877.5312.661.6822.83.9733.4
    American League Totals (2 yrs)39103824105210081222014.233.301.388.689115406.233.155.2216.9610.431.5020.64.3525.0
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (5 yrs)5221396169396733612371012421483132332.284.343.471.8141544658137.277.187.2958.0313.861.7322.93.9534.6
    Milwaukee Braves Totals (6 yrs)4681435177407541364235641081811211132636.284.336.473.8091579679131.266.189.2856.8411.461.6822.44.0532.2
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (1 yrs)3733140116006520001.121.293.273.5664192.333.152.11114.6312.200.8333.02.4450.0
    Chicago White Sox Totals (1 yrs)225951710415004502012.288.333.508.84165305.288.220.2606.157.691.2514.86.1529.4
    Kansas City Athletics Totals (1 yrs)1744370016004720002.159.260.227.48750101.159.068.1678.0014.001.7544.02.0014.3
    Chicago Cubs Totals (1 yrs)911010000001200010.091.167.091.2581210.091.000.1118.3316.672.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1956Milwaukee BravesNLMLB24OF350255.1442114746.9791.300.1822.746.75
    1957Milwaukee BravesNLMLB25OF890765.1150931162159.9811.800.2157.892.72
    1958Milwaukee BravesNLMLB26OF820611.0118362127121.9531.500.2053.291.14
    1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLB27OF940814.2148662160154.9631.600.1960.391.33
    1960Milwaukee BravesNLMLB28OF720561.0106241112108.9641.500.1946.875.84
    1961Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB29OF450334.1534316057.9501.300.1729.278.96
    1961Chicago White SoxALMLB29OF140113.0162202018.9001.300.168.663.66
    1961Kansas City AthleticsALMLB29OF12091.01400014141.0001.200.157.570.611
    1961Milwaukee BravesNLMLB29OF5036.03000331.0000.600.083.255.610
    1962Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB30OF880580.098362107101.9441.100.1754.775.94
    1963Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB31OF1010699.0114480126118.9371.200.1762.384.94
    1964Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB32OF990670.299430106103.9721.000.1561.176.73
    1965Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB33OF640463.0882309390.9681.400.1939.863.45
    1966Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB34OF2015.01000111.0000.500.071.25.49
    1966Chicago CubsNLMLB34OF109.02000221.0002.000.220.611.112
    MLB Totals - (OF)80306,017105441451011.0000.000.00---------
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1956MLB---------35-
    1957MLB---------89-
    1958MLB---------82-
    1959MLB---------94-
    1960MLB---------72-
    1961MLB---------76-
    1962MLB---------88-
    1963MLB---------101-
    1964MLB---------99-
    1965MLB---------64-
    1966MLB---------3-
    Totals---------803-