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Johnny EdwardsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1959-1974 MLB Years: 1961-1974
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PositionsC-1392Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn Alban Edwards
Height6-4Weight220BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateJune 10,1938 [80.101]PlaceColumbus,Ohio
High SchoolWest (Columbus,OH)
CollegeOhio State University (Columbus,OH)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1959 by the Cincinnati Reds.
Signing Bonus$50,000Signing ScoutsPaul Florence
MLB DebutJune 27,1961 [23.017]
OrganizationsCIN [9] HOU [6] SLN [1] Awards2Awards Voting1-1
TBC Player ID11068Retrosheet IDedwaj101MLBAM ID113757
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Player Notes:   Inducted into the Ohio State University Athletics Hall of Fame
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed56Power56Contact73XBH61RBIs65Runs28Hitting55Durability54Team.540Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1959VisaliaCalifA+-21122469761502441699000000000.320.320.490.81023044469.296.170.171.3550.000.000.003.4129.3129.33
1960NashvilleSouA-22136437581281131470000000000.293.293.428.72118728437.270.135.135.3190.000.000.003.2031.2121.88
1961IndianapolisAmerAAA-23642202458123839000000000.264.264.455.71910023220.236.191.191.3110.000.000.003.6427.5039.66
1961Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin6c235214514275021410182810143.186.279.262.541387165.216.076.207.24410.9116.971.561.2172.5025.93
1962Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin6c241334524711528585011457012295.254.322.392.71417741502.285.138.237.3148.9613.941.561.5956.5035.65
1963Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin6c2514849546128194116715459342558.259.322.380.70218834551.295.121.204.3128.1716.882.072.0045.0026.56
1964Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin6c261264234711923175512346513795.281.331.390.72116531468.313.109.187.3147.2613.891.911.5060.4326.05
1965Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin6c2711437147992221751005045123165.267.353.474.82717641427.263.207.342.35511.7110.540.903.9821.8241.41
1966Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin6c289828224548063913314203386.191.269.284.5538014319.203.093.195.2439.7213.171.351.8847.0025.93
1967Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin6c298020910436022014162805183.206.261.263.524558231.228.057.120.2276.9312.121.750.87104.5018.60
1968St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln7c308523014559132911162011406.239.287.326.6137513252.246.087.157.2816.357.941.251.1976.6723.64
1969Houston AstrosNLMLBhou7c31151496521152066502153692441217.232.306.333.63916532559.256.101.210.2879.4812.341.301.0782.6727.83
1970Houston AstrosNLMLBhou7c3214045846101164749105163132169.221.299.319.61814627515.241.098.212.2729.9012.231.241.3665.4326.73
1971Houston AstrosNLMLBhou7c33106317187413412311263801190.233.291.309.6009818345.262.076.158.2667.5411.011.460.29317.0024.32
1972Houston AstrosNLMLBhou7c341083323389162540245039118125.268.358.373.73112423392.284.105.250.32612.769.950.781.2866.4025.84
1973Houston AstrosNLMLBhou7c3579250246110252710192324174.244.301.360.6619017276.251.116.196.2926.888.331.211.8150.0027.87
1974Houston AstrosNLMLBhou7c36501178267111011111210131.222.292.325.617389130.238.103.197.2788.469.231.090.77117.0034.62
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter1470457743011062023281524152346563516314311877.242.311.353.66416153155132.263.111.211.0009.0612.371.371.5856.5128.48
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3221126158336471038208000000000.298.298.459.757517951126.274.161.161.0000.000.000.003.3729.6328.27
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter642202458123839000000000.264.264.455.71910023220.236.191.191.0000.000.000.003.6427.5039.66
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter122469761502441699000000000.320.320.490.81023044469.296.170.171.0000.000.000.003.4129.3129.33
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter136437581281131470000000000.293.293.428.72118728437.270.135.135.0000.000.000.003.2031.2121.88
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter75123772355851111253296615239371817225935.246.314.370.6848791762663.269.124.220.0008.9713.931.551.9944.8530.09
Houston Astros Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter634197018146682192519987210244713175936.237.310.336.6466611262217.257.099.206.0009.4711.011.161.1378.8027.04
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter8523014559132911162011406.239.287.326.6137513252.246.087.157.0006.357.941.251.1976.6723.64
Average MLB - Per 162 games16250447122224958235170235138.242.311.353.66417835566.263.111.211.0009.0612.371.371.5856.5128.48
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625667916924519105000000000.298.298.459.75726048566.274.161.161.0000.000.000.003.3729.6328.27

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1961Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin23C52--2571552277272.9825.23-----1152100.033.8
1962Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24C130--807921211911899.9876.92-----1613397.780.2
1963Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25C148--10088761611011095.9957.40-----10148100.091.4
1964Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26C120--89073817971963.9928.03-----1112695.274.1
1965Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27C110--7616189830822.9907.47-----511496.567.9
1966Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28C98--6174053662657.9926.70-----798100.061.3
1967Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29C73--4543054489484.9906.63-----48091.345.1
1968St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30C54--3502532378375.9926.94-----18563.533.3
1969Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31C151--1135797912211214.9948.04-534952.010151100.093.2
1970Houston AstrosNLMLBhou32C139--85474511933928.9956.68-----614099.385.8
1971Houston AstrosNLMLBhou33C104--5554837606603.9955.80-----910698.164.2
1972Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34C105-8596454188694686.9886.530.80602471.4910897.268.6
1973Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35C76-6114352253462457.9896.010.75481675.027996.246.9
1974Houston AstrosNLMLBhou36C32--1571623175173.9895.41-27681.815064.019.8
MLB Totals for C - 14 season(s)-   C1392-147089257038210597109628.9926.926.551889566.410213920.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1961Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin23-52---------
1962Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24-130---------
1963Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25-148---------
1964Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26-120---------
1965Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27-110---------
1966Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28-98---------
1967Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29-73---------
1968St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30-54---------
1969Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31-151---------
1970Houston AstrosNLMLBhou32-139---------
1971Houston AstrosNLMLBhou33-104---------
1972Houston AstrosNLMLBhou34-105---------
1973Houston AstrosNLMLBhou35-76---------
1974Houston AstrosNLMLBhou36-32---------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1961Cincinnati RedsWorld SeriesMLB23311142002000000000.364.364.545.9096211.364.181.1820.000.000.000.000.0050.00
1968St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB3011000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs412142002000100000.333.333.500.8336212.364.167.1670.008.330.000.000.0050.00

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1963National League Gold Glove (Catcher)1
1964National League Gold Glove (Catcher)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1968-10-11TradeTraded by Cardinals with Tommy Smith to Astros for Dave Adlesh and Dave Giusti. 
1968-02-08TradeTraded by Reds to Cardinals for Jimy Williams and Pat Corrales. 
1959-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Reds. 
* 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.