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John HooverTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1981-1990 MLB Years: 1990-1990
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsP-153Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn Nicklaus Hoover
Height6-2Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 22,1962PlaceFresno,California
Death DateJuly 8,2014 [51.228]
High SchoolFresno (Fresno,CA)
CollegeFresno State University (Fresno,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Baltimore Orioles [Team Picks] in the 1st round (25th overall) of the 1984 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the New York Yankees [Team Picks] in the 20th round (507th overall) of the 1983 Amateur Entry Draft
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1985-BAL-#8 ... 1986-BAL-#10 ... 1988-BAL-#8
MLB DebutMay 23,1990 [27.182]
OrganizationsBAL [4] TEX [2] MON [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID12975Retrosheet IDhoovj001MLBAM ID116133
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts36Walks49Hittable33SO/BB43vsPower33Hitting3Durability59Team.502Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1981Fresno StateCollegeNCAAFrST181222.901918110000124.01255540032740001.269.05--2.325.362.31.857-
1982Fresno StateCollegeNCAASoS/R19783.61211569201109.21085944023770001.198.86--1.896.323.35.467-
1984Fresno StateCollegeNCAASrST211832.092221119301176.213652410392050000.996.93--1.9910.445.26.857-
1984Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-S/R21235.21541111019.0191411111131001.589.000.475.216.161.18.400-
1985Charlotte O'sSouAAbal-ST228164.72292907200183.01861089620811285001.469.150.983.986.301.58.333-
1986Hagerstown SunsCaroA+bal-ST23200.50330000018.01021013134001.285.00--6.506.501.001.000-
1986Miami MarlinsFSLA+--ST230122.0922000003.2101090830004.9124.55--19.647.360.38.000-
1986Charlotte O'sSouAAbal-ST23247.62880000039.052353373494002.2112.001.627.852.080.26.333-
1986Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorA+--ST0456.3813130000060.2724743755258002.0910.681.048.163.710.45.444-
1987Charlotte O'sSouAAbal-ST24984.56222204100140.01517871115110012001.449.710.713.286.431.96.529-
1988Jacksonville ExposSouAAmon55ST2510114.11292813200159.2161907365812112001.379.080.343.276.822.09.476-
1989Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-S/R26963.38211742141125.01165347637776001.228.350.432.665.542.08.600-
1990Tulsa DrillersTexAAtex-ST27213.42440000023.229129011183001.6911.03--4.186.851.64.667-
1990Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-S/R27455.92281216103197.01207364539478001.6311.100.463.614.351.21.444-
1990Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorA+--S/R0665.433216161031120.114985735506511001.6411.080.373.724.831.30.500-
1990Texas RangersALMLBtex44Rel270011.5720200104.28660300002.3615.43--5.79--0.00-4.74
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0011.5720200104.28660300002.3615.43--5.79--0.00-1.93
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter48554.611511292218782806.08544754145634352955001.489.510.623.825.891.54.466-
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter685.803316172141116.01398775650609001.6210.750.463.874.641.20.429-
AA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter40464.42113108516641669.06953763295027245342001.449.330.673.656.081.67.465-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter214.15550000021.2201210021164001.898.31--8.726.650.76.667-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter37132.746254838502409.23691661250943560001.138.09--2.067.803.79.740-
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0011.5720200104.28660300002.3615.43--5.79--0.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings0011.579409400470220.0377283283014100002.3615.43--5.79--0.00-1.93
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings13154.61413565221220.0232129113159314415001.489.510.623.825.891.54.464-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1985Charlotte O'sSouAAbal-p22290000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000.703100.000.000.000.000.000.00
1988Jacksonville ExposSouAAmon55p252918110002002502000.056.150.056.2061022.077.000.111.1159.0922.732.500.000.000.00
1990Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-p27282000001000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter8620110003003502000.050.174.050.2241025.067.000.150.00012.0020.001.670.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter282000001000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter5818110002003502000.056.190.056.2461023.077.000.167.00013.0421.741.670.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16238220006006904000.050.174.050.2242047.067.000.150.00012.0020.001.670.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1984Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal21P5--12--331.0000.60------5100.03.6
1985Charlotte O's SouAAbal22P29--1124133635.9721.21------29100.020.3
1986Hagerstown Suns CaroA+bal23P3--271-109.9003.00------3100.02.2
1986Miami Marlins FSLA+-23P2--11--221.0001.00------2100.01.4
1986Charlotte O's SouAAbal23P8--351198.8891.00------8100.05.6
1987Charlotte O's SouAAbal24P22--9133-2522.8801.00------22100.015.2
1988Jacksonville Expos SouAAmon25P29--1424113938.9741.31------29100.020.4
1989Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex26P21--1525-340401.0001.90------21100.015.4
1990Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex27P4--13--441.0001.00------4100.02.9
1990Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex27P28--1220-332321.0001.14------28100.019.3
1990Texas RangersALMLBtex27P2-4-------------2100.01.2
MLB Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P2-4-------------20.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P33--1322-335351.0001.06------330.00.0
AA Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P113--539468153147.9611.30------1130.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P5--381-1211.9172.20------50.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1984Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal215----------
1985Charlotte O's SouAAbal2229----------
1986Hagerstown Suns CaroA+bal233----------
1986Miami Marlins FSLA+-232----------
1986Charlotte O's SouAAbal238----------
1987Charlotte O's SouAAbal2422----------
1988Jacksonville Expos SouAAmon2529----------
1989Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex2621----------
1990Tulsa Drillers TexAAtex274----------
1990Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex2728----------
1990Texas RangersALMLBtex272----------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1990-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1990-08-18ContractSigned as Free Agent by Expos. 
1990-07-21Released by Rangers. 
1989-05-03ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1989-04-02Released by Expos. 
1988-02-16TradeTraded by Orioles with Rick Carriger and Doug Cinnella to Expos for Al Cardwood and Jay Tibbs. 
* 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

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1990Texas RangersTeam Payroll27100,000-64935-515,727100,000100,000
* 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