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Lamar JohnsonHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1968-1982 MLB Years: 1974-1982
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Positions1B-422, DH-326, OF-1Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameLamar Johnson Sr.
Height6-2Weight225BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 2,1950 [67.169]PlaceBessemer,Alabama
High SchoolWenonah (Birmingham,AL)
CollegeLawson State Community College (Bessemer,AL)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago White Sox in the 3rd round (54th overall) of the 1968 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutMay 18,1974 [23.258]
OrganizationsCHA [14] TEX [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID13377Retrosheet IDjohnl101MLBAM ID116606
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed46Power60Contact64XBH50RBIs67Runs32Hitting76Durability28Team.464Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1968GCL White SoxGCLRk--1720479182127000000000.383.383.596.97928547.356.213.213.4450.000.000.004.2623.5027.78
1969GCL White SoxGCLRk--184510982552116000000000.229.229.339.568378109.222.110.110.2540.000.000.000.92109.0032.00
1970Duluth-SuperiorNorthernInd--19552213571102644000000000.321.321.466.78710318221.302.145.145.3490.000.000.002.7136.8325.35
1970AppletonMidwA--19713030000000000000.231.231.231.4623013.231.000.000.2100.000.000.000.000.000.00
1971AppletonMidwA--20119442801192241897000000000.269.269.459.72820344442.238.190.190.3270.000.000.004.0724.5636.97
1972AppletonMidwA--21114402631261732689000000000.313.313.565.87822746402.266.252.251.3980.000.000.006.4715.4636.51
1972KnoxvilleSouAA--2122000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1972Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         116404631261732689000000000.312.312.562.87422746404.265.250.250.3960.000.000.006.4415.5436.51
1973KnoxvilleSouAA--22138491741442411693000000000.293.293.444.73721841491.269.151.151.3300.000.000.003.2630.6928.47
1974IowaAmerAAA--23122455811372302096000000000.301.301.484.78522043455.269.183.182.3550.000.000.004.4022.7531.39
1974Chicago White SoxALMLBcha481b2310291100002000300103.345.333.345.67810030.370.000.000.3070.0010.000.000.000.000.00
1975DenverAmerAAA--241294857316335220101000000000.336.336.540.87626257485.308.204.204.3940.000.000.004.1224.2534.97
1975Chicago White SoxALMLBcha231b24830263011001500000.200.226.400.62612431.208.200.233.2813.2316.135.003.2330.0066.67
1976Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23dh-1b25822222971111433211937214111.320.372.432.8049616248.362.112.203.3697.6614.921.951.6155.5022.54
1977Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23dh-1b26118374521131251865112453003315.302.342.505.84718935401.310.203.267.3675.9913.222.214.4920.7830.97
1978Chicago White SoxALMLBcha231b2714849852136232872654346217217.273.329.376.70518733551.284.103.191.3207.808.351.071.4562.2524.26
1979Chicago White SoxALMLBcha111b28133479601482911274824156204123.309.363.449.81221542526.328.140.238.3627.7910.651.372.2839.9228.38
1980Chicago White SoxALMLBcha231b-dh29147541511502631381234753017515.277.331.409.74022142596.284.132.216.3307.898.891.132.1841.6228.00
1981Chicago White SoxALMLBcha231b30411341037701150251401215.276.298.351.649478142.298.075.097.2923.529.862.800.70134.0021.62
1982Texas RangersALMLBtex27dh311053243784110738353140120013.259.326.358.68411618358.278.099.188.3138.6611.171.291.9646.2921.43
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter792263129475512212643812219211307762813102.287.338.415.75310931982883.302.128.210.0007.3210.651.452.2241.1126.23
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter696244638873512813103499000000000.300.300.490.79011982442446.270.190.189.0000.000.000.004.2123.7533.20
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter25194015430058240197000000000.319.319.513.832482100940.289.194.194.0000.000.000.004.2623.5033.33
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter140493741442411693000000000.292.292.442.73421841493.268.150.150.0000.000.000.003.2530.8128.47
A Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter24085714324839744186000000000.289.289.505.79443390857.251.216.216.0000.000.000.005.1319.4836.29
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter65156174373323000000000.276.276.417.6936513156.261.141.141.0000.000.000.001.9252.0030.23
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter552213571102644000000000.321.321.466.78710318221.302.145.145.0000.000.000.002.7136.8325.35
Chicago White Sox Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter68723072576711111257343191418026764281389.291.340.423.7639771802525.305.132.213.0007.1310.571.482.2640.4726.83
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1053243784110738353140120013.259.326.358.68411618358.278.099.188.0008.6611.171.291.9646.2921.43
Average MLB - Per 162 games162538601542521378544363116321.287.338.415.75322441590.302.128.210.0007.3210.651.452.2241.1126.23
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625699017130324116000000000.300.300.490.79027957569.270.190.189.0000.000.000.004.2123.7533.20

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1974Chicago White SoxALMLBcha231B7--402-842421.0006.00------1070.04.4
1974Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23DH3---------------1030.01.9
1975Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24DH2---------------825.01.2
1975Chicago White SoxALMLBcha241B6--462245048.9608.00------875.03.7
1976Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25DH35---------------8242.721.7
1976Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25OF1---------------821.20.6
1976Chicago White SoxALMLBcha251B34--21018420232228.9836.71------8241.521.1
1977Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26DH68---------------11857.642.0
1977Chicago White SoxALMLBcha261B45--34632431382378.9908.40------11838.127.8
1978Chicago White SoxALMLBcha271B108--88771874966958.9928.87------14873.067.1
1978Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27DH36---------------14824.322.4
1979Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28DH37---------------13327.823.1
1979Chicago White SoxALMLBcha281B94--748631162822811.9878.63------13370.758.8
1980Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29DH66---------------14744.941.3
1980Chicago White SoxALMLBcha291B80--67156770734727.9909.09------14754.450.0
1981Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30DH2---------------414.91.9
1981Chicago White SoxALMLBcha301B36--26415331282279.9897.75------4187.834.0
1982Texas RangersALMLBtex311B12--105426111109.9829.08------10511.47.4
1982Texas RangersALMLBtex31DH77---------------10573.347.5
MLB Totals for 1B - 9 season(s)-   1B422--33172634130636213580.9898.48------4220.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 9 season(s)-   DH326---------------3260.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1974Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23--7-------3
1975Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24--6-------2
1976Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25--34------135
1977Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26--45-------68
1978Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27--108-------36
1979Chicago White SoxALMLBcha28--94-------37
1980Chicago White SoxALMLBcha29--80-------66
1981Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30--36-------2
1982Texas RangersALMLBtex31--12-------77

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1991Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAMinormil40Hitting Coach1447965.549--1Tony MuserLeague Champions
1992Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAMinormil41Hitting Coach1447371.5071.02Tony Muser
1993Stockton PortsCalifA+Minormil42Manager1367957.581--2 
1994Stockton PortsCalifA+Minormil43Manager1365482.39742.05 
1995Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil44Hitting Coach1446579.45135.04Phil Garner
1996Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil45Hitting Coach1628082.49419.53Phil Garner
1997Milwaukee BrewersALMLBMLBmil46Hitting Coach1617883.4848.03Phil Garner
1998Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBMLBmil47Hitting Coach1627488.45728.05Phil Garner
1999Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca48Hitting Coach1616497.39832.55Tony Muser
2000Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca49Hitting Coach1627785.47518.04Tony Muser
2001Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca50Hitting Coach1626597.40126.05Tony Muser
2002Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca51Hitting Coach16262100.38332.54Tony Pena,John Mizerock,Tony Muser-
2003Seattle MarinersALMLBMLBsea52Hitting Coach1629369.5743.02Bob Melvin-
2004St. Lucie MetsFSLA+Minornyn53Hitting Coach1296465.49610.55Tim Teufel
2012Coppin State College EaglesMEACNCAACollege-61Assistant Coach24024.00022.04Sherman Reed
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1980AL Player of the Month (April) ... American League Player of the Week (April 7-April 13)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1983-03-31Released by Rangers. 
1982-01-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rangers. 
1981-11-13Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
* 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.