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Johnny O'BrienTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1953-1959 MLB Years: 1953-1959
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Positions2B-248, P-25, SS-15Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn Thomas O'Brien
Height5-9Weight170BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 11,1930 [87.129]PlaceSouth Amboy,New Jersey
High SchoolCardinal McCarrick (South Amboy,NJ)
CollegeSeattle University (Seattle,WA)
MLB DebutApril 19,1953 [22.129]
OrganizationsPIT [5] MLN [1] SLN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID16076Retrosheet IDobrij101MLBAM ID119900
RelationshipsTwin brother of Eddie O'Brien
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed41Power37Contact84XBH37RBIs19Runs62Hitting58Durability37Team.444Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1953Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit302b2289279286913222211213648009.247.309.330.6399217312.278.083.158.2976.7311.541.710.64139.5024.64
1955Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit62b2484278228315212511201913217.299.346.378.72410518304.315.079.151.3286.586.250.950.33278.0021.69
1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit62b257310413181003005704102.173.209.183.392191114.184.010.058.1844.396.141.400.000.005.56
1957Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit6p2634357112101001421001.314.368.429.79715339.355.115.143.3582.5610.264.000.000.0027.27
1958Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit62731100000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1958St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln19ss27122300000001000000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.500.23433.330.000.000.000.000.00
1958Totals for NL-NL         153400000001100000.000.250.000.250004.000.000.333.17625.0025.001.000.000.000.00
1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb112b28441161623401800111514113.198.271.259.530305133.218.061.155.2448.2711.281.360.75116.0021.74
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter339815902043554592259828204222.250.306.320.62626144906.273.070.142.0006.519.051.390.44203.7521.57
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter283697711813153512247677163119.260.312.331.64323139770.283.071.139.0006.108.701.430.39232.3321.55
Milwaukee Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter441161623401800111514113.198.271.259.530305133.218.061.155.0008.2711.281.360.75116.0021.74
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter122300000001000000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.500.00033.330.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16238943971722281128394102111.250.306.320.62612521433.273.070.142.0006.519.051.390.44203.7521.57

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit6Rel25102.84808004019.08662991000.893.790.954.264.261.001.0004.21
1957Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit6Rel26036.0816115005040.0463227724192001.7510.351.585.404.280.79.0005.58
1958St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln19Rel270022.5010100102.07550220004.5031.50--9.009.001.00-3.48
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter135.61251240010061.0614338935303001.579.001.335.164.430.86.2502.66
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter135.0324123009059.0543833933283001.478.241.375.034.270.85.250-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0022.5010100102.07550220004.5031.50--9.009.001.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings4115.619048600360220.02201551373212610811001.579.001.335.164.430.86.2672.66

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1953Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit222B77--172210748389382.9824.96------8986.550.0
1953Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22SS1---------------891.10.6
1955Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit242B78--1852201353418405.9695.19------8492.950.6
1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit252B53--6798717172165.9593.11------7372.634.4
1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25P8-19--2-2---------7311.05.2
1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25SS1---1--111.0001.00------731.40.6
1957Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26P16-40241-76.8570.380.15-----3447.110.4
1957Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26SS8--1112322623.8852.88------3423.55.2
1957Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit262B2--1---111.0000.50------345.91.3
1958St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27SS5--11--221.0000.40------1241.73.2
1958St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln272B1--2---221.0002.00------128.30.6
1958St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27P1-2-------------128.30.6
1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb282B37--7083224155153.9874.14------4484.123.7
MLB Totals for 2B - 6 season(s)-   2B248--4976112914211371108.9744.47------2480.00.0
MLB Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P25-61243-96.6670.240.10-----250.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 4 season(s)-   SS15--1214322926.8971.73------150.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1953Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22---771------
1955Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24---78-------
1956Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit258--531------
1957Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2616--28------
1958St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln271--15------
1959Milwaukee BravesNLMLBmlb28---37-------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1959-03-31TradeTraded by Phillies with Stan Lopata and Ted Kazanski to Braves for Harry Hanebrink, Joe Koppe and Gene Conley. 
1958-06-15TradeTraded by Pirates with Gene Freese to Cardinals for Dick Schofield and Cash. 
1953-03-19ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent (bonus baby) by Pirates. 
* 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.