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Cliff JohnsonHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1967-1986 MLB Years: 1972-1986
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World Series Champion

PositionsDH-746, 1B-189, C-179, OF-58Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameClifford Johnson Jr.
Height6-4Weight225BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJuly 22,1947 [70.217]PlaceSan Antonio,Texas
High SchoolWheatley (San Antonio,TX)

DraftedSelected by the Houston Astros in the 5th round (83rd overall) of the 1966 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 13,1972 [25.053]
OrganizationsHOU [11] TOR [4] NYA [3] CLE [2] OAK [2] CHN [1] TEX [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID13347Retrosheet IDjohnc001MLBAM ID116573
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed29Power90Contact37XBH87RBIs89Runs52Hitting59Durability40Team.514Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1967CovingtonAppRk--1936110213472524000000000.309.309.545.8546014110.276.236.236.3810.000.000.004.5522.0041.18
1967CocoaFSLA+--1953156134151420000000000.263.263.385.6486010156.243.122.122.2900.000.000.002.5639.0024.39
1967Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         892663475123944000000000.282.282.451.73312024266.257.169.169.3270.000.000.003.3829.5632.00
1968CocoaFSLA+--20117353601021731061000000000.289.289.439.72815530353.268.150.150.3310.000.000.002.8335.3029.41
1969PeninsulaCaroA+--2110332737751611154000000000.229.229.385.61412628327.203.156.156.2750.000.000.003.3629.7337.33
1970Ral./Dur.CaroA+--22102343741142402791000000000.332.332.638.97021951343.275.306.306.4250.000.000.007.8712.7044.74
1970Oklahoma CityAmerAAA--22225512214115000000000.382.382.545.92730655.370.163.164.4100.000.000.001.8255.0028.57
1970Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         124398861352812896000000000.339.339.626.96524957398.289.287.286.4230.000.000.007.0414.2142.22
1971ColumbusSouAA--23581641630100421000000000.183.183.317.5005214164.163.134.134.2240.000.000.002.4441.0046.67
1971Oklahoma CityAmerAAA--2331105162652515000000000.248.248.476.7245012105.210.228.229.3230.000.000.004.7621.0046.15
1971Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         892693256152936000000000.208.208.379.58710226269.181.171.171.2630.000.000.003.3529.8946.43
1972ColumbusSouAA--244216028461121038000000000.288.288.569.8579123160.240.281.281.3870.000.000.006.2516.0050.00
1972Oklahoma CityAmerAAA--248931355881251759000000000.281.281.514.79516134313.240.233.233.3600.000.000.005.4318.4138.64
1972Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         131473831342372797000000000.283.283.533.81625257473.240.250.249.3690.000.000.005.7117.5242.54
1972Houston AstrosNLMLBhou6c2454010000002000000.250.500.250.750106.250.000.500.38333.330.000.000.000.000.00
1973DenverAmerAAA--2513349010514830433117000000000.302.302.582.88428567490.252.280.280.3910.000.000.006.7314.8545.27
1973Houston AstrosNLMLBhou61b25720662026001710000.300.364.7001.06414422.364.400.450.4654.5531.827.009.0910.0066.67
1974Houston AstrosNLMLBhou6c-1b2683171263941102901334530315.228.357.439.7967515210.244.211.398.36515.7121.431.364.7617.1038.46
1975Houston AstrosNLMLBhou61b-c271223405294161206510466451157.276.370.506.87617237393.288.230.368.39311.7016.281.395.0917.0039.36
1976Houston AstrosNLMLBhou6c281083183672212104900625940069.226.359.399.75812733384.249.173.368.35216.1515.360.952.6031.8045.83
1977Houston AstrosNLMLBhou6of2951144224380102301233040021.299.409.563.9728118171.317.264.417.42313.4517.541.305.8514.4041.86
1977New York YankeesALMLBnya41dh-c2956142244280123101202360002.296.405.6061.0118620168.280.310.444.43811.9013.691.157.1411.8347.62
1977Totals for MLB-MLB         10728646851602254024353100023.297.407.584.99116738339.299.287.430.43012.6815.631.236.4913.0044.71
1978New York YankeesALMLBnya41dh-c307617420329161900303210056.184.307.351.6586116205.191.167.339.29814.6315.611.072.9329.0050.00
1979New York YankeesALMLBnya41dh312864111760260010701140.266.360.453.81329876.268.187.344.34313.169.210.702.6332.0047.06
1979Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle44dh31722403765100186120243950516.271.343.538.88112928274.250.267.375.3818.7614.231.636.5713.3343.08
1977Totals for AL-AL         1003044882160206720344651656.270.347.520.86715836350.254.250.368.3729.7113.141.355.7115.2043.90
1980Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle44dh325417425403162801253000458.230.320.362.6826310203.239.132.270.30212.3214.781.202.9629.0025.00
1980Chicago CubsNLMLBchn71b3268196284680103400293510154.235.335.429.7648418227.237.194.342.33812.7815.421.214.4119.6039.13
1980Totals for MLB-MLB         122370538611116620154651051012.232.328.397.72514728430.238.165.308.32112.5615.121.203.7223.1332.56
1981Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak44dh3384273407180175953286030623.260.329.476.80513025310.267.216.326.3619.0319.352.145.4816.0635.21
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak44dh3473214195110073112264120223.238.324.383.7078217244.262.145.262.31810.6616.801.582.8730.5733.33
1983Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor27dh35142407591082312276016769514810.265.373.489.86219946484.269.224.386.37813.8414.261.034.5518.5042.59
1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor44dh3612735951109231166101506230349.304.390.507.89718240415.327.203.340.39712.0514.941.243.8622.4436.70
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex44dh37822963176171125600314431323.257.330.443.77313130334.263.186.291.3419.2813.171.423.5924.6739.47
1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor00dh372473420001100091500101.274.349.315.66423183.328.041.164.30810.8418.071.671.2073.005.00
1979Totals for AL-AL         1063693596171136600405931424.260.334.417.75115431417.276.157.266.3359.5914.151.483.1228.3832.29
1986Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor44dh381073364884121155501525740219.250.355.426.78114328394.259.176.327.35113.2014.471.103.8122.4033.33
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter13693945539101618810196699912568719504365386.258.355.459.81418123944603.267.201.345.00012.3415.621.274.2620.1338.78
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter786257643772514121127505000000000.281.281.500.78112892892576.244.219.219.0000.000.000.004.9320.2839.86
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter275963188283511256196000000000.294.294.546.840526119963.250.252.252.0000.000.000.005.8217.2042.05
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter10032444762121459000000000.235.235.441.67614337324.200.206.207.0000.000.000.004.3223.1448.68
A+ Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter375117918433262552226000000000.282.282.475.7575601191179.248.193.193.0000.000.000.004.4122.6735.84
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter36110213472524000000000.309.309.545.8546014110.276.236.236.0000.000.000.004.5522.0041.18
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter40011751623215835420203178203121101329.273.372.466.8385471151376.288.193.341.00012.9414.751.143.9221.7635.83
Houston Astros Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter376997142255514521721216720517141422.256.370.471.8414701071186.273.215.382.00014.0817.281.234.3819.1741.96
Oakland Athletics Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter157487591221802490655410150846.251.327.435.76221242554.265.184.298.0009.7518.231.874.3320.2934.43
Cleveland Indians Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter126414621051312489214969509614.254.333.464.79719238477.245.210.331.00010.2714.471.415.0317.2536.19
New York Yankees Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1603805591231205601606271198.239.353.463.81617644449.237.224.379.00013.3613.811.034.4519.0048.35
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter822963176171125600314431323.257.330.443.77313130334.263.186.291.0009.2813.171.423.5924.6739.47
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter68196284680103400293510154.235.335.429.7648418227.237.194.342.00012.7815.421.214.4119.6039.13
Average MLB - Per 162 games162467641202212383116785604610.258.355.459.81421447545.267.201.345.00012.3415.621.274.2620.1338.78
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625319014929426104000000000.281.281.500.78126660531.244.219.219.0000.000.000.004.9320.2839.86

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1972Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24C1-36---661.0006.002.00-----520.00.7
1973Houston AstrosNLMLBhou251B5-43472-749491.0009.801.14-----771.43.1
1974Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26C28--123934135132.9784.71-23679.338333.717.3
1974Houston AstrosNLMLBhou261B21--1479113157156.9947.43------8325.313.0
1975Houston AstrosNLMLBhou271B47--40721433432428.9919.11------12238.529.2
1975Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27C41--1951684219211.9635.15-391473.6812233.625.5
1975Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27OF1--21--331.0003.00------1220.80.6
1976Houston AstrosNLMLBhou281B16--1171-81181181.0007.38------10814.89.9
1976Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28OF20--39-1-4039.9751.95------10818.512.3
1976Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28C66--3123482354346.9775.24-762277.61210861.140.7
1977Houston AstrosNLMLBhou291B10--647-871711.0007.10------5119.66.2
1977Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29OF34--4943-5653.9461.56------5166.721.0
1977New York YankeesALMLBnya29DH25---------------5644.615.4
1977New York YankeesALMLBnya29C15--566--62621.0004.13-1516.715626.89.3
1977New York YankeesALMLBnya291B11--8981119897.9908.82------5619.66.8
1978New York YankeesALMLBnya301B1--4---441.0004.00------761.30.6
1978New York YankeesALMLBnya30DH39---------------7651.323.9
1978New York YankeesALMLBnya30C22--6710217977.9753.50-11568.827628.913.5
1979New York YankeesALMLBnya31C4--101--11111.0002.75-2166.712814.32.5
1979Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31C1---------------721.40.6
1979Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31DH62---------------7286.138.5
1979New York YankeesALMLBnya31DH22---------------2878.613.8
1980Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32C1--1---111.0001.00------681.50.6
1980Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32OF3--2-1-32.6670.67------684.41.9
1980Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32DH45---------------5483.328.1
1980Chicago CubsNLMLBchn321B46--46816434488484.99210.52------6867.628.4
1981Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak33DH68---------------8481.062.4
1981Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak331B9--421-243431.0004.78------8410.78.3
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak34DH48---------------7365.829.6
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak341B11--668177574.9876.73------7315.16.8
1983Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor35DH130---------------14291.580.2
1983Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor351B6--474-551511.0008.50------1424.23.7
1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor361B2--26---26261.00013.00------1271.61.2
1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor36DH109---------------12785.867.3
1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor37DH21---------------2487.513.0
1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor371B3--171141918.9476.00------2412.51.9
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex37DH82---------------82100.050.9
1986Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor381B1--81-2991.0009.00------1070.90.6
1986Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor38DH95---------------10788.858.6
MLB Totals for DH - 10 season(s)-   DH746---------------7460.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 13 season(s)-   1B189-431549791213416401628.9938.6137.86-----1890.00.0
MLB Totals for C - 8 season(s)-   C179-3770762111867846.9764.73282.001525374.1271790.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF58--9255-10297.9511.67------580.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1972Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24-1---------
1973Houston AstrosNLMLBhou25--5--------
1974Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26-2821--------
1975Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27-4147------1-
1976Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28-6616------20-
1977Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29--10------34-
1977New York YankeesALMLBnya29-1511-------25
1978New York YankeesALMLBnya30-221-------39
1979New York YankeesALMLBnya31-4--------22
1979Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31-1--------62
1980Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32-146------3-
1980Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32----------45
1981Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak33--9-------68
1982Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak34--11-------48
1983Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor35--6-------130
1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor36--2-------109
1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor37--3-------21
1985Texas RangersALMLBtex37----------82
1986Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor38--1-------95

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1977New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB29515262012001200000.400.438.7331.17111316.417.333.4006.2512.502.006.2515.0050.00
1977New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB2921000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1978New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB3011000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1978New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB3022000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1981Oakland AthleticsDiv SeriesMLB3327021000000100000.286.286.429.715317.333.143.1430.0014.290.000.000.0050.00
1981Oakland AthleticsChamp. SeriesMLB3326000000002200000.000.250.000.250008.000.000.33325.0025.001.000.000.000.00
1985Toronto Blue JaysChamp. SeriesMLB37719172002001400000.368.400.474.8749220.467.106.1585.0020.004.000.000.0028.57
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs27021000000100000.286.286.429.715317.333.143.1430.0014.290.000.000.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 4 yrs15413134014004800000.317.378.488.86620545.375.171.2688.8917.782.002.2241.0038.46
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs43000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1983American League Player of the Week (June 20-June 26)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1986-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1985-08-28TradeTraded by Rangers to Blue Jays for Greg Ferlenda, Jeff Mays and Matt Williams. 
1984-12-05ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1984-11-08Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1982-11-05TradeTraded by Athletics to Blue Jays for ??. 
1980-12-11TradeTraded by Cubs with Keith Drumright to Athletics for Michael King. 
1980-06-23TradeTraded by Indians to Cubs for Karl Pagel and Cash. 
1979-06-15TradeTraded by Yankees to Indians for Don Hood. 
1977-06-15TradeTraded by Astros to Yankees for Dave Bergman, Mike Fischlin and Randy Niemann. 
* 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
1985Texas RangersTeam Payroll37683,333-125380++370,78060,000683,333
1985Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll37683,333-125780++370,78060,000683,333
1986Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll38725,000-143880++386,34760,0001,408,333
* 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