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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
John Patsy Francona
Stat Years
1956-1970  [mlb] 1956-1970
Height/Weight
5-11 / 190
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
OF (911) ... 1B (475)
Draft Position
 
Born Date/Place
Death
2018-02-13 [84.101]    Cause: TBC PREMIUM
High School
New Brighton (New Brighton,PA)
Colleges
Draft
MLB Debut
1956-04-17 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.164)
Service Time
Organizations
CLE [6] ATL [3] OAK [2] BAL [2] SLN [2] MIL [1] CHA [1] DET [1] PHI [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 11554 ... retro id: frant101 ... mlbam id: 114377
Relations
Father of Terry Francona, Uncle of Nick Francona
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1956Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal4422of---113944562115164957115516010346.258.334.373.70750016629.243.115.28010.2012.001.1849.41.8025.2
    1957Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal4423ofL-S-E-P29727935658373873294830547.233.307.358.66531610018.244.125.2539.1815.191.6639.92.2227.7
    1958Chicago White SoxALMLBcha324ofL-S-E-P34112810333211023142400014.258.331.336.667142436.180.078.3119.8616.901.71128.00.7018.2
    1958Detroit TigersALMLBdet824ofL-S-E-P3456911175001000151600032.246.381.319.70084225.290.073.32117.8619.051.070.00.0029.4
    1959Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle1425of-1bL-S-E-P4122399681451722079203542315311.363.414.566.98044322639.296.203.3657.909.481.2020.04.5126.9
    1960Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle1426ofL-S-E-P5147544841593621779416767535711.292.372.460.83262425055.296.168.30510.7410.741.0032.02.7234.6
    1961Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle1427ofL-S-E-P61555928717830816852156524123311.301.363.459.82266727254.255.158.3078.407.800.9337.02.4030.3
    1962Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle14281bL-S-E-P715862182169285147032477478738.272.327.401.72869024947.206.129.2876.8110.721.5744.42.0327.8
    1963Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2429ofL-S-E-P8142500571142901041914777222710.228.296.346.64255317339.228.118.2518.5013.921.6450.01.8134.2
    1964Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle2430ofL-S-E-P9111270356713282413444641193.248.361.400.76132010823.307.152.27213.7514.381.0533.82.5034.3
    1965St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2331ofL-S-E-P108117415456251900173001104.259.323.402.7251937013.241.143.2868.8115.541.7634.82.5928.9
    1966St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23321bL-S-E-P11831561433414170072710011.212.250.327.577164519.160.115.2324.2716.463.8639.02.4427.3
    1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi19331bL-S-E-P12277371510030171001112.205.272.219.49182161.096.014.2348.5412.201.430.00.006.7
    1967Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl11331bL-S-E-P128225428635162510203414126.248.304.346.6502808812.181.098.2657.1412.141.7042.32.1419.0
    1968Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl1934of-1bL-S-E-P131223463299131247305145012512.286.376.347.72340012016.217.061.32212.7511.250.88173.00.5016.2
    1969Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl1935ofL-S-E-P1451885261022201131000421.295.371.375.746105333.216.080.30012.389.520.7744.01.9011.5
    1969Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak36351bL-S-E-P14328512296132000121101120.341.418.541.959994610.341.200.36112.1211.110.9228.33.0334.5
    1970Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak36361bL-S-E-P153233280016006611014.242.375.333.70841111.273.091.26914.6314.631.0033.02.4412.5
    1970Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil9361bL-S-E-P15526541530041061502010.231.296.277.57373183.154.046.3008.2220.552.500.00.0020.0
    MLB Totals (19 yrs)17195121650139522434125656462154469432384159103.272.343.403.74657762062383.241.131.2929.4212.021.2841.02.1627.5
    American League Totals (13 yrs)1273403054911141942910652342194295383031324877.276.348.418.76645521684329.254.142.2959.4211.821.2538.02.3329.5
    National League Totals (6 yrs)446109110128130519133421151562791126.258.327.346.673122437854.196.088.2839.4012.751.3657.41.5519.2
    Cleveland Indians Totals (6 yrs)835292641383215319853782182963582527233254.284.353.437.79032971278257.258.153.2988.9810.861.2134.42.5830.9
    Atlanta Braves Totals (3 yrs)255688651881921094418489157919.273.350.350.70078524131.203.077.29910.7011.341.0668.81.2716.5
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (2 yrs)23672497180247169518880108408813.249.324.367.69181626647.243.118.2709.8013.241.3545.21.9626.1
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (2 yrs)164330297810393600245711115.236.289.367.65635712122.203.131.2606.7215.972.3836.72.5228.2
    Oakland Athletics Totals (2 yrs)6411814376142600181712134.314.406.483.8891405711.322.169.33712.8612.140.9429.52.8629.7
    Milwaukee Brewers Totals (1 yrs)526541530041061502010.231.296.277.57373183.154.046.3008.2220.552.500.00.0020.0
    Detroit Tigers Totals (1 yrs)456911175001000151600032.246.381.319.70084225.290.073.32117.8619.051.070.00.0029.4
    Chicago White Sox Totals (1 yrs)4112810333211023142400014.258.331.336.667142436.180.078.3119.8616.901.71128.00.7018.2
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (1 yrs)277371510030171001112.205.272.219.49182161.096.014.2348.5412.201.430.00.006.7
    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
    1956Baltimore OriolesALMLB221B21082.1863179089.9894.201.0813.615.14
    1956Baltimore OriolesALMLB22OF1220950.22401061256250.9772.000.2679.287.81
    1957Baltimore OriolesALMLB231B4016.21110212121.0003.000.742.64.16
    1957Baltimore OriolesALMLB23OF730588.1119010120119.9921.600.2048.075.34
    1958Detroit TigersALMLB241B101.01000111.0001.001.000.62.24
    1958Chicago White SoxALMLB24OF350277.25030153531.0001.500.1922.785.46
    1958Detroit TigersALMLB24OF180124.22200022221.0001.200.1811.740.06
    1959Cleveland IndiansALMLB251B350293.129619121316315.9979.001.0722.728.72
    1959Cleveland IndiansALMLB25OF640546.1136240142138.9722.200.2541.652.54
    1960Cleveland IndiansALMLB261B13075.1688167776.9875.801.018.48.82
    1960Cleveland IndiansALMLB26OF13801,200.1278430285282.9892.000.2389.693.91
    1961Cleveland IndiansALMLB271B140112.2106649116112.9668.001.008.79.02
    1961Cleveland IndiansALMLB27OF13801,189.0289541298294.9872.100.2585.789.01
    1962Cleveland IndiansALMLB281B15801,396.014021272215715511529.9869.701.1097.5100.01
    1963Cleveland IndiansALMLB291B11076.27760383831.0007.501.096.87.73
    1963Cleveland IndiansALMLB29OF12201,043.2215230220217.9861.800.2175.385.91
    1964Cleveland IndiansALMLB301B17089.09251109897.9905.701.0910.515.34
    1964Cleveland IndiansALMLB30OF690504.2652106867.9851.000.1342.662.23
    1965St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB311B13095.0102318106105.9918.101.118.116.02
    1965St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB31OF340230.0350103635.9721.000.1521.142.04
    1966St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB321B300208.121018320231228.9877.601.1018.536.12
    1966St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB32OF9062.01400014141.0001.600.235.610.86
    1967Atlanta BravesNLMLB331B560467.250332536540535.9919.601.1534.668.32
    1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB331B240161.1167140151811811.0007.501.1214.888.93
    1967Atlanta BravesNLMLB33OF6042.04200661.0001.000.143.77.38
    1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB33OF103.01000111.0001.000.330.63.710
    1968Atlanta BravesNLMLB341B330258.029310217305303.9939.201.1720.427.02
    1968Atlanta BravesNLMLB34OF650491.2892219391.9781.400.1940.153.34
    1969Oakland AthleticsALMLB351B190158.21586211166164.9888.601.0411.759.42
    1969Atlanta BravesNLMLB351B7045.1433144746.9796.601.024.313.73
    1969Atlanta BravesNLMLB35OF150104.0211102322.9571.500.219.329.47
    1969Oakland AthleticsALMLB35OF109.00100111.0001.000.110.63.111
    1970Milwaukee BrewersALMLB361B13069.076701083831.0006.401.208.025.03
    1970Oakland AthleticsALMLB361B6026.02430327271.0004.501.043.718.84
    1970Oakland AthleticsALMLB36OF109.03000331.0003.000.330.63.110
    MLB Totals - (1B)47503,62937152714433918.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (OF)91107,37215813426412.0000.000.00---------
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    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--21------122-
    1957MLB--4------73-
    1958MLB--1------53-
    1959MLB--35------64-
    1960MLB--13------138-
    1961MLB--14------138-
    1962MLB--158--------
    1963MLB--11------122-
    1964MLB--17------69-
    1965MLB--13------34-
    1966MLB--30------9-
    1967MLB--80------7-
    1968MLB--33------65-
    1969MLB--26------16-
    1970MLB--19------1-
    Totals--475------911-