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Johnny KlippsteinTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1950-1967 MLB Years: 1950-1967
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World Series Champion

PositionsP-711Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn Calvin Klippstein
Height6-1Weight185BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 17,1927PlaceWashington,DC
Death DateOctober 10,2003 [75.359]
High SchoolMontgomery Blair (Silver Spring,MD)
MLB DebutMay 3,1950 [22.199]
OrganizationsCHN [5] CIN [5] MIN [3] LAN [2] PHI [2] WS2 [1] CLE [1] DET [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID13824Retrosheet IDklipj101MLBAM ID117165
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Player Notes:   Opening day starter for Cincinnati Reds in 1957 ... Selected by the Washington Senators from the Cleveland Indians in the 1960 AL expansion draft (Pick #6)
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts68Walks28Hittable55SO/BB42vsPower55Hitting15Durability81Team.505Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1950Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36S/R22295.2533112230141104.21126961964516101.689.630.775.504.390.80.1824.56
1951Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36S/R23664.2935112411132123.212571591053562201.449.100.733.864.081.06.5003.91
1952Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36S/R249144.4441251672103202.2208110100178911012001.479.240.753.954.881.24.3913.71
1953Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36S/R2510114.8348192950216167.2169115901510711310001.659.070.815.746.071.06.4764.32
1954Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36S/R264115.293621154091148.0155104871396695101.709.430.795.844.200.72.2674.55
1955Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin35S/R279103.3939142532140138.012066521360686001.307.830.853.914.431.13.4743.91
1956Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin35ST2812114.093729811031211.0219103962682860101.439.341.113.503.671.05.5224.32
1957Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin35S/R298115.054618283193146.014684821768995001.479.001.054.196.101.46.4214.01
1958Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin35S/R30324.911248005133.0372018514224001.5510.091.363.826.001.57.6004.38
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan35Rel30353.80450450022990.08140381244735001.398.101.204.407.301.66.3754.05
1959Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan35Rel31405.91280280010245.2483130833302001.779.461.586.505.910.911.0005.67
1960Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle17R/CL32552.914904900301474.0533024835461001.186.420.974.245.571.31.5004.10
1961Washington Senators IIALMLBws217Rel33226.78421410022071.283595413434110001.7610.421.635.405.150.95.5005.59
1962Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin47Rel34764.474073300164108.211366541364678101.639.361.085.305.551.05.5384.71
1963Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi45Rel35561.934914800238112.0802824346866001.136.430.243.706.911.87.4552.52
1964Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi45Rel36214.0311011005122.022101068133001.348.872.423.225.241.63.6676.01
1964Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27Rel36041.9733033009245.2441210420396001.408.670.793.947.691.95.0003.35
1965Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27Rel37932.24560560024576.0592219831594001.186.960.943.666.961.90.7503.55
1966Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27Rel38113.40260260016339.2351515220261001.397.940.454.545.901.30.5003.41
1967Detroit TigersALMLBdet30Rel39005.4050500006.26441141001.058.101.351.355.404.00-3.74
MLB Totals - 18 Season(s)Filter1011184.24711161550376275661962.219151059927203978115897601.478.760.934.475.301.18.4611.66
Chicago Cubs Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter31514.79193871062036713744.27694693976440939935401.589.270.774.934.810.98.378-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter39404.2717472102173479636.26353393027428834223201.458.981.054.074.831.19.494-
Minnesota Twins Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1082.451150115004910160.21384944147112411001.297.680.783.956.901.75.556-
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter754.5173073003211135.2129716820771037001.528.561.335.116.831.34.583-
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter772.286015900289134.01023834954999001.166.830.603.626.631.83.500-
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter552.914904900301474.0533024835461001.186.420.974.245.571.31.500-
Washington Senators II Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter226.78421410022071.283595413434110001.7610.421.635.405.150.95.500-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter005.4050500006.26441141001.058.101.351.355.404.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings11134.2479186141317220.02141181042310912911101.478.760.934.475.301.18.4581.66

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1950Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36p2235334113013000500002.333.333.515.84817433.370.182.182.3780.0015.150.003.0333.0036.36
1951Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36p2335371400140001200002.108.108.189.2977137.125.081.081.1330.0032.430.002.7037.0025.00
1952Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36p24416331111190012417000.175.200.270.47017372.263.095.111.2181.3933.3324.001.3963.0027.27
1953Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36p2548585920140012003000.155.169.241.41014362.216.086.103.1851.6132.2620.001.6158.0033.33
1954Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36p2636452610030001402100.133.130.156.2867148.188.023.022.1290.0029.170.000.000.0016.67
1955Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin35p2739313210010031514001.065.171.097.2683139.125.032.129.1467.6938.465.000.000.0050.00
1956Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin35p2837714700030031908001.099.135.099.2347082.135.000.042.1153.6623.176.330.000.000.00
1957Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin35p2946410300000012002001.073.095.073.1683044.143.000.024.0812.2745.4520.000.000.000.00
1958Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin35p30128110001000201001.125.125.125.250109.167.000.000.1130.0022.220.000.000.000.00
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan35p3045201100000001001000.050.050.050.1001021.100.000.000.0450.0047.620.000.000.000.00
1958Totals for NL-NL         57282200010001202001.071.071.071.1422030.125.000.000.0640.0040.000.000.000.000.00
1959Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan35p31287010000000200000.143.143.143.286107.200.000.000.1290.0028.570.000.000.000.00
1960Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle17p324914120000001502000.143.200.143.3432017.222.000.071.1685.8829.415.000.000.000.00
1961Washington Senators IIALMLBws217p33427010000000400000.143.143.143.286107.333.000.000.1290.0057.140.000.000.000.00
1962Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin47p3440242300110021401000.125.192.250.4426127.222.125.208.2057.4151.857.003.7024.0033.33
1963Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi45p3549261100000001402000.038.038.038.0761028.083.000.000.0340.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1964Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi45p36114000000000300000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.000.000.00
1964Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27p36332000000001100000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.500.23033.3333.331.000.000.000.00
1964Totals for MLB-MLB         446000000001400000.000.143.000.143007.000.000.167.09914.2957.144.000.000.000.00
1965Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27p37568000000001302001.000.111.000.1110011.000.000.125.0779.0927.273.000.000.000.00
1966Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin27p38263000000000300000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter7085022863815290014190235109.125.152.175.3278814554.188.050.078.0002.5334.3013.570.90100.4022.22
Chicago Cubs Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter19523615417142300275112104.174.183.263.4466212252.234.089.097.0000.7929.7637.501.5959.0029.27
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1741751016101600970116004.091.141.114.255202201.144.023.074.0004.4834.837.780.50175.0012.50
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter60301100000001702000.033.033.033.0661032.077.000.000.0000.0053.130.000.000.000.00
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter73271200000001201000.074.074.074.1482028.133.000.000.0000.0042.860.000.000.000.00
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4914120000001502000.143.200.143.3432017.222.000.071.0005.8829.415.000.000.000.00
Minnesota Twins Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter11513000000002702001.000.133.000.1330017.000.000.154.00011.7641.183.500.000.000.00
Washington Senators II Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter427010000000400000.143.143.143.286107.333.000.000.0000.0057.140.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16211561420170034308002.125.152.175.327203127.188.050.078.0002.5334.3013.570.90100.4022.22

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1950Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22P33-104715332522.8800.670.21-----3594.321.6
1951Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23P35-123423-327271.0000.770.22-----35100.022.7
1952Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24P41-202643-449491.0001.200.24-----41100.026.6
1953Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25P48-167521212826.9290.540.16-----48100.031.2
1954Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26P36-1481527-342421.0001.170.28-----36100.023.4
1955Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin27P39-1389233-3532.9140.820.23-----39100.025.3
1956Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28P37-2111042135352.9811.410.25-----37100.024.0
1957Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin29P46-1461017--27271.0000.590.18-----46100.029.9
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan30P45-9079-116161.0000.360.18-----45100.029.2
1958Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30P12-3312--331.0000.250.09-----12100.07.8
1959Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan31P28-45272-119.8180.320.20-----28100.017.9
1960Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32P49-741391-2322.9570.450.30-----49100.031.8
1961Washington Senators IIALMLBws233P42-71314-217171.0000.400.24-----42100.026.1
1962Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin34P40-108322-125251.0000.630.23-----40100.024.7
1963Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35P49-112515--20201.0000.410.18-----49100.030.2
1964Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin36P33-45112-213131.0000.390.29-----33100.020.4
1964Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi36P11-22171-98.8890.730.36-----11100.06.8
1965Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin37P56-76-112-1311.8460.200.14-----56100.034.6
1966Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin38P26-3944--881.0000.310.21-----26100.016.0
1967Detroit TigersALMLBdet39P5-6-1--111.0000.200.17-----5100.03.1
MLB Totals for P - 18 season(s)-   P711-19601063241523445430.9660.600.22-----7110.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1950Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2233----------
1951Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2335----------
1952Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2441----------
1953Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2548----------
1954Chicago CubsNLMLBchn2636----------
1955Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2739----------
1956Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2837----------
1957Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2946----------
1958Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3045----------
1958Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3012----------
1959Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3128----------
1960Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3249----------
1961Washington Senators IIALMLBws23342----------
1962Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin3440----------
1963Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3549----------
1964Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3633----------
1964Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3611----------
1965Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3756----------
1966Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3826----------
1967Detroit TigersALMLBdet395----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1959Los Angeles DodgersWorld SeriesMLB31000.001002.0100200.504.500.000.009.0000.00.000
1965Minnesota TwinsWorld SeriesMLB37000.002002.2202301.826.750.006.7510.121.500.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs000.0030300004.7300025001.075.790.003.869.642.500.00.000

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1967-06-02Released by Tigers. 
1967-04-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1966-10-18Released by Twins. 
1964-06-29Purchased by Twins from Phillies. 
1963-03-25Purchased by Phillies from Reds. 
1961-12-15TradeTraded by Senators with Marty Keough to Reds for Bob Schmidt and Dave Stenhouse. 
1960-12-14Selected by Senators from Indians in expansion draft. 
1960-04-11Purchased by Indians from Dodgers. 
1958-06-15TradeTraded by Reds with Charlie Rabe, Art Fowler and Steve Bilko to Dodgers for Don Newcombe. 
1954-10-01TradeTraded by Cubs with Jim Willis to Reds for Jim Bolger, Harry Perkowski and Ted Tappe. 
1948-11-24Selected by Dodgers from Cardinals in the minor league draft. 
1944-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cardinals. 
* 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.