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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
John Alban Edwards
Stat Years
1959-1974  [mlb] 1961-1974
Height/Weight
6-4 / 220
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
Positions
C (1392)
Draft Position
C
Born Date/Place
1938-06-10 in Columbus, Ohio   [82.112]
High School
West (Columbus,OH)
Colleges
Ohio State University (Columbus, Ohio)
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Cincinnati Reds in 1959
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Paul Florence
MLB Debut
1961-06-27 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.017)
Service Time
Organizations
CIN [7] HOU [6] SLN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 11068 ... retro id: edwaj101 ... mlbam id: 113757
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1959VisaliaCalifA+----21c---1122469761502441699000000000.320.320.490.81046923044.000.170.0000.000.000.0029.33.4129.3
    1960NashvilleSou_AA----22c---2136437581281131470000000000.293.293.428.72143718728.000.135.0000.000.000.0031.23.2021.9
    1961IndianapolisAmerAAA----23c---3642202458123839000000000.264.264.455.71922010023.000.191.0000.000.000.0027.53.6439.7
    1961Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin623cL-S-E-P35214514275021410182810143.186.279.262.541165387.207.076.21610.9116.971.5672.51.2125.9
    1962Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin624cL-S-E-P41334524711528585011457012295.254.322.392.71450217741.237.138.2858.9613.941.5656.51.5935.7
    1963Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin625cL-S-E-P514849546128194116715459342558.259.322.380.70255118834.204.121.2958.1716.882.0745.02.0026.6
    1964Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin626cL-S-E-P61264234711923175512346513795.281.331.390.72146816531.187.109.3137.2613.891.9160.41.5026.0
    1965Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin627cL-S-E-P711437147992221751005045123165.267.353.474.82742717641.342.207.26311.7110.540.9021.83.9841.4
    1966Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin628cL-S-E-P89828224548063913314203386.191.269.284.5533198014.195.093.2039.7213.171.3547.01.8825.9
    1967Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin629cL-S-E-P98020910436022014162805183.206.261.263.524231558.120.057.2286.9312.121.75104.50.8718.6
    1968St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln730cL-S-E-P108523014559132911162011406.239.287.326.6132527513.157.087.2466.357.941.2576.71.1923.6
    1969Houston AstrosNLMLBhou731cL-S-E-P11151496521152066502153692441217.232.306.333.63955916532.210.101.2569.4812.341.3082.71.0727.8
    1970Houston AstrosNLMLBhou732cL-S-E-P1214045846101164749105163132169.221.299.319.61851514627.212.098.2419.9012.231.2465.41.3626.7
    1971Houston AstrosNLMLBhou733cL-S-E-P13106317187413412311263801190.233.291.309.6003459818.158.076.2627.5411.011.46317.00.2924.3
    1972Houston AstrosNLMLBhou734cL-S-E-P141083323389162540245039118125.268.358.373.73139212423.250.105.28412.769.950.7866.41.2825.8
    1973Houston AstrosNLMLBhou735cL-S-E-P1579250246110252710192324174.244.301.360.6612769017.196.116.2516.888.331.2150.01.8127.9
    1974Houston AstrosNLMLBhou736cL-S-E-P16501178267111011111210131.222.292.325.617130389.197.103.2388.469.231.09117.00.7734.6
    MLB Totals (14 yrs)1470457743011062023281524152346563516314311877.242.311.353.66451321615315.211.111.2639.0612.371.3756.51.5828.5
    National League Totals (14 yrs)1470457743011062023281524152346563516314311877.242.311.353.66451321615315.211.111.2639.0612.371.3756.51.5828.5
    Minor League Totals3221126158336471038208000000000.298.298.459.757112651795.161.161.2740.000.000.0029.63.3728.3
    Minor: A Totals136437581281131470000000000.293.293.428.72143718728.135.135.2700.000.000.0031.23.2021.9
    Minor: A+ Totals122469761502441699000000000.320.320.490.81046923044.171.170.2960.000.000.0029.33.4129.3
    Minor: AAA Totals642202458123839000000000.264.264.455.71922010023.191.191.2360.000.000.0027.53.6439.7
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (7 yrs)75123772355851111253296615239371817225935.246.314.370.6842663879176.220.124.2698.9713.931.5544.81.9930.1
    Houston Astros Totals (6 yrs)634197018146682192519987210244713175936.237.310.336.6462217661126.206.099.2579.4711.011.1678.81.1327.0
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (1 yrs)8523014559132911162011406.239.287.326.6132527513.157.087.2466.357.941.2576.71.1923.6
    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
    1961Cincinnati RedsNLMLB23C520384.02571552277272.9825.200.7133.8100.02
    1962Cincinnati RedsNLMLB24C13001,115.0807921211911899.9876.900.8180.297.71
    1963Cincinnati RedsNLMLB25C14801,241.210088761611011095.9957.400.8891.4100.01
    1964Cincinnati RedsNLMLB26C12001,020.289073817971963.9928.000.9474.195.21
    1965Cincinnati RedsNLMLB27C1100900.27616189830822.9907.500.9167.996.51
    1966Cincinnati RedsNLMLB28C980737.16174053662657.9926.700.8961.3100.01
    1967Cincinnati RedsNLMLB29C730518.24543054489484.9906.600.9345.191.31
    1968St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB30C540486.23502532378375.9926.900.7733.363.52
    1969Houston AstrosNLMLB31C15101,241.21135797912211214.9948.000.9893.2100.01
    1970Houston AstrosNLMLB32C13901,177.085474511933928.9956.700.7985.899.31
    1971Houston AstrosNLMLB33C1040816.05554837606603.9955.800.7464.298.11
    1972Houston AstrosNLMLB34C1050860.06454188694686.9886.500.8068.697.21
    1973Houston AstrosNLMLB35C760611.24352253462457.9896.000.7546.996.22
    1974Houston AstrosNLMLB36C320240.21571623175173.9895.400.7219.864.02
    MLB Totals - (C)139201,47089257038210597109628.9926.906.550.00.00
    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
    1961MLB-52---------
    1962MLB-130---------
    1963MLB-148---------
    1964MLB-120---------
    1965MLB-110---------
    1966MLB-98---------
    1967MLB-73---------
    1968MLB-54---------
    1969MLB-151---------
    1970MLB-139---------
    1971MLB-104---------
    1972MLB-105---------
    1973MLB-76---------
    1974MLB-32---------
    Totals-1392---------
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