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John DennyTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1970-1986 MLB Years: 1974-1986
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PositionsP-325Position when DraftedpPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn Allen Denny
Height6-3Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 8,1952 [66.007]PlacePrescott,Arizona
High SchoolPrescott (Prescott,AZ)

DraftedSelected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 29th round (679th overall) of the 1970 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsHarrison Wickel
MLB DebutSeptember 12,1974 [21.308]
OrganizationsSLN [10] PHI [4] CLE [3] CIN [1] Awards4Awards Voting2-127
TBC Player ID10676Retrosheet IDdennj001MLBAM ID113272
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Player Notes:   Opening day starter for St. Louis Cardinals in 1977,1979
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts48Walks52Hittable54SO/BB51vsPower54Hitting44Durability52Team.505Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1970nullRk--Rel17221.2911011000042.03214609430000.986.86--1.939.214.78.500-
1971nullA+--Rel188133.04260260000139.01235847062770001.337.96--4.014.991.24.381-
1972nullA+--Rel19754.4014014000092.0955445039650001.469.29--3.826.361.67.583-
1973nullAA--Rel201063.12200200000147.01285751052810001.227.84--3.184.961.56.625-
1974nullAAA--Rel21983.75210210000132.01276655057790001.398.66--3.895.391.39.529-
1974St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln36Rel21000.0020200002.03200010001.5013.50----4.500.00-1.58
1975nullAAA--Rel22311.80707000060.0471212032440001.327.05--4.806.601.38.750-
1975St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln36ST221073.97252413200136.01497360551728101.479.860.333.384.761.41.5883.13
1976St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln36ST231192.52303008300207.018971581174745001.278.220.483.223.221.00.5503.68
1977St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln36ST24884.51262603100149.21658575962606101.529.920.543.733.610.97.5003.96
1978St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln36ST2514112.963333011200234.0200817713741038401.177.690.502.853.961.39.5603.38
1979St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln36ST268114.85313105200206.020611611124100996101.499.001.054.374.330.99.4214.74
1980Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle40ST27864.39161604100108.21165453447594101.509.610.333.894.891.26.5713.44
1981Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle40ST281063.15191906300145.213962519669410001.418.590.564.085.811.42.6253.47
1982Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle40ST296115.01212105000138.012680771173945201.448.200.724.756.121.29.3533.97
1982Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi40ST29024.03440000022.0181210110190001.257.250.404.037.661.90.0002.94
1983Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi40ST301962.37363607100242.222977649531396101.168.490.331.975.162.62.7602.75
1984Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi40ST31772.45222202000154.012253421129940000.987.110.641.695.483.24.5003.04
1985Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi40ST3211143.82333306200230.22521129815831238001.459.830.593.244.801.48.4403.54
1986Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin40ST3311104.20272702100171.0179898015561152101.379.400.792.946.042.05.5243.55
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter1231083.5932532236218002145.220939678561377781146681201.348.770.573.264.801.47.5320.85
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter39353.18990990000612.055226121602513890001.318.12--3.695.721.55.527-
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1293.14280280000192.017478670891230001.378.16--4.175.771.38.571-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1063.12200200000147.01285751052810001.227.84--3.184.961.56.625-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter15183.58400400000231.02181129201011420001.388.49--3.945.531.41.455-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter221.2911011000042.03214609430000.986.86--1.939.214.78.500-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter51463.671471443301000934.29124283816236140933701.368.780.603.483.941.13.526-
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter37292.969595015300648.06212542143617537514101.228.600.502.425.192.14.561-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter24234.155656015400391.23811961812418624719301.448.730.554.265.661.33.511-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11104.20272702100171.0179898015561152101.379.400.792.946.042.05.524-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings13113.59333306200220.0214998814801177101.348.770.573.264.801.47.5420.85
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14133.18360360000220.019894780901400001.318.12--3.695.721.55.519-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1975St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln36p22264441000030001706000.227.227.227.45410050.370.000.000.2100.0034.000.000.000.000.00
1976St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln36p23306731520041012707000.224.235.254.48917275.375.030.060.2271.3336.0027.000.000.0013.33
1977St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln36p2426514500021011515001.098.132.098.2305058.139.000.039.1121.7225.8615.000.000.000.00
1978St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln36p253373101331030042107100.178.218.247.46518485.245.069.123.2134.7124.715.250.000.0030.77
1979St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln36p2631705921031212108100.129.139.186.32513380.180.057.057.1441.2526.2521.000.000.0033.33
1982Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi40p2946010000002200000.167.375.167.542108.250.000.333.28925.0025.001.000.000.000.00
1983Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi40p303677713100220216017002.169.190.182.37214196.213.013.065.1722.0816.678.000.000.007.69
1984Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi40p3122473900040011105100.191.204.191.3959054.243.000.021.1811.8520.3711.000.000.000.00
1985Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi40p32338121010042041903000.123.165.136.30111188.161.013.086.1444.5521.594.750.000.0010.00
1986Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin40p33275461200042331505001.222.263.222.48512062.308.000.037.2274.8424.195.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter2685704497920299519164163304.170.197.193.39011011656.237.023.063.0002.9025.008.630.000.0011.34
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter146305265272015327101133201.170.190.207.397639348.252.037.062.0002.0129.0214.430.000.0017.31
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter9521112332001040948025102.156.190.166.356352246.201.010.071.0003.6619.515.330.000.006.06
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter275461200042331505001.222.263.222.48512062.308.000.037.0004.8424.195.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162345275951018531199138202.170.197.193.390667397.237.023.063.0002.9025.008.630.000.0011.34

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1974St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln21P2-2-------------2100.01.2
1975St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln22P25-1361130424541.9111.640.30-----2696.215.4
1976St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23P30-2072434436258.9351.930.28-----30100.018.5
1977St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln24P26-149937334946.9391.770.31-----26100.016.0
1978St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25P33-2341773489490.9572.730.38-----33100.020.4
1979St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26P31-2061636245452.9631.680.25-----31100.019.1
1980Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27P16-108818122726.9631.630.24-----16100.010.0
1981Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28P19-1451440375754.9472.840.37-----19100.018.4
1982Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29P21-1381219-231311.0001.480.22-----21100.013.0
1982Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29P4-2217-1881.0002.000.36-----4100.02.5
1983Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi30P36-2421642866658.8791.610.24-----36100.022.2
1984Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31P22-1542036125756.9822.550.36-----22100.013.6
1985Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi32P33-2301539-454541.0001.640.23-----33100.020.4
1986Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33P27-1711640225856.9662.070.33-----27100.016.7
MLB Totals for P - 13 season(s)-   P325-21441794513246662630.9521.940.29-----3250.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1974St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln212----------
1975St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2225----------
1976St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2330----------
1977St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2426----------
1978St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2533----------
1979St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2631----------
1980Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2716----------
1981Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2819----------
1982Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2921----------
1982Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi294----------
1983Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3036----------
1984Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3122----------
1985Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3233----------
1986Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3327----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1983Philadelphia PhilliesChamp. SeriesMLB30010.001006.0503301.337.500.004.504.501.000.00.000
1983Philadelphia PhilliesWorld SeriesMLB30113.4620013.01253901.158.310.002.086.233.000.00.500
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs010.0010100006.0500033001.337.500.004.504.501.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs113.46202000013.01205039001.158.310.002.086.233.000.00.500

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1983Philadelphia PhilliesChamp. SeriesMLB3011000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1983Philadelphia PhilliesWorld SeriesMLB3025110001000100000.200.200.200.400105.250.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs11000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs25110001000100000.200.200.200.400105.250.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1981American League Player of the Week (August 31-September 6)1
1983National League Cy Young Award ... NL Comeback Player of the Year ... NL Pitcher of the Month (September)3

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1986-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1985-12-11TradeTraded by Phillies with Jeff Gray to Reds for Tom Hume and Gary Redus. 
1982-09-12TradeTraded by Indians to Phillies for Roy Smith, Jerry Reed and Wil Culmer. 
1982-02-13ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1981-11-13Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1979-12-07TradeTraded by Cardinals with Jerry Mumphrey to Indians for Bobby Bonds. 
* 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.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll321,109,333-24297++370,78060,0001,109,333
1986Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll331,083,333-43395++386,34760,0002,192,666
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red