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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
John Milton Rivers
Stat Years
1969-1984  [mlb] 1970-1984
Height/Weight
5-10 / 165
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
OF (1253) ... DH (124)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
1948-10-31 in Miami, Florida   [71.356]
High School
Northwestern (Miami,FL)
Colleges
Miami-Dade College (Miami,Florida)
Draft
Selected by the Atlanta Braves in Round #2 (#40 overall) of the 1969 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Sec Phase) 4 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1970-08-04 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.277)
Service Time
Organizations
CAL [6] TEX [6] NYA [4]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 17188 ... retro id: rivem001 ... mlbam id: 121253
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1969Magic ValleyPioRk----20of---1672257569136741000000000.307.307.511.81822511526.000.204.0000.000.000.0032.13.1137.7
    1970El PasoTexAA----21of---21144499915425101456000000000.343.343.537.88044924149.000.194.0000.000.000.0032.13.1231.8
    1970California AngelsALMLBcal321ofL-S-E-P21725682003103511000.320.414.400.81430102.240.080.40010.0016.671.670.00.0025.0
    1971Salt Lake CityPCLAAA----22of---372292549413111047000000000.322.322.545.86729215934.000.223.0000.000.000.0029.23.4236.2
    1971California AngelsALMLBcal522ofL-S-E-P3792683171122112131193818010.265.316.336.6522969015.187.071.3066.4212.842.00268.00.3421.1
    1972Salt Lake CityPCLAAA----23of---4592415081143316000000000.336.336.456.79224111020.000.120.0000.000.000.0080.31.2424.7
    1972California AngelsALMLBcal523ofL-S-E-P458159183462074382618013.214.256.277.533176448.119.063.2564.5514.773.250.00.0023.5
    1973Salt Lake CityPCLAAA----24of---51415561131871814971000000000.336.336.468.80455626041.000.132.0000.000.000.0061.81.6221.9
    1973California AngelsALMLBcal5,1724ofL-S-E-P5301292645640168381113001.349.391.457.8481415910.209.108.3815.677.801.380.00.0022.2
    1974California AngelsALMLBcal1725ofL-S-E-P611846669133191133130133947111106.285.341.393.73451818333.227.108.3127.539.071.21155.30.5824.8
    1975California AngelsALMLBcal1726ofL-S-E-P71556167017517131537014434227456.284.331.359.69067222131.235.075.3026.406.250.98616.00.1517.7
    1976New York YankeesALMLBnya1727ofL-S-E-P813759095184318867437135132503.312.327.432.75961325547.203.120.3282.128.323.9273.81.3125.5
    1977New York YankeesALMLBnya1728ofL-S-E-P91385657918418512692214184545242.326.350.439.78959424835.159.113.3373.037.582.5047.12.0219.0
    1978New York YankeesALMLBnya1729ofL-S-E-P10141559781482581148255295137638.265.302.397.69960422244.220.132.2724.808.441.7650.81.8229.7
    1979New York YankeesALMLBnya1730ofL-S-E-P1174286378218532537132112523.287.315.416.73130711926.161.129.2964.236.841.6295.30.9831.7
    1979Texas RangersALMLBtex1730ofL-S-E-P11582473574936257291813302.300.323.433.75626310718.190.133.3013.426.842.0041.22.2824.3
    1980Texas RangersALMLBtex1731ofL-S-E-P1214763096210326760187203416414.333.353.437.79066127545.152.104.3423.035.141.7090.01.0621.4
    1981Texas RangersALMLBtex1732ofL-S-E-P13993996211421232695243113123.286.327.371.69842814826.155.085.3035.617.241.29133.00.7022.8
    1982Texas RangersALMLBtex1733dhL-S-E-P1419686161114000700101.235.232.324.55669223.088.089.2460.0010.140.0068.01.4518.8
    1983Texas RangersALMLBtex1734dhL-S-E-P1596309378817012094112115301.285.309.350.65932910818.117.065.3003.346.381.91309.00.3020.5
    1984Texas RangersALMLBtex1735dh-ofL-S-E-P1610231340941314335592304011.300.320.387.70732612118.115.087.3152.767.062.5678.21.2319.1
    MLB Totals (16 yrs)1468562978516602477161499267902664712275352044.295.327.397.72460272232379.180.102.3124.417.811.7792.31.0122.8
    American League Totals (16 yrs)1468562978516602477161499267902664712275352044.295.327.397.72460272232379.180.102.3124.417.811.7792.31.0122.8
    Minor League Totals4531763391585834443231000000000.332.332.502.8341763885170.170.170.3150.000.000.0041.02.4429.1
    Minor: Rk Totals672257569136741000000000.307.307.511.81822511526.204.204.2840.000.000.0032.13.1137.7
    Minor: AA Totals1144499915425101456000000000.343.343.537.88044924149.194.194.3220.000.000.0032.13.1231.8
    Minor: AAA Totals2721089217362452822134000000000.332.332.486.818108952995.153.154.3190.000.000.0049.52.0226.2
    Texas Rangers Totals (6 yrs)521196627659693132216848237313442112412.303.327.397.7242076781128.144.094.3153.526.451.8489.41.0621.5
    New York Yankees Totals (4 yrs)4902000289598922634209933373168111618916.299.324.422.7462118844152.190.123.3113.457.932.3058.81.6125.4
    California Angels Totals (6 yrs)457166322046662325122126341201697385716.280.330.365.695183360799.212.085.3096.559.221.41332.60.2721.2
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1970California AngelsALMLB21OF5041.01000010101.0002.000.243.129.412
    1971California AngelsALMLB22OF760605.0160542169165.9762.200.2746.996.24
    1972California AngelsALMLB23OF480353.0105020107105.9812.200.3031.082.84
    1973California AngelsALMLB24OF290266.2600606660.9092.100.2317.996.77
    1974California AngelsALMLB25OF1160999.1309923320318.9942.700.3271.698.31
    1975California AngelsALMLB26OF15201,340.13711393393384.9772.500.2994.498.11
    1975California AngelsALMLB26DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.615
    1976New York YankeesALMLB27OF13601,178.0407660419413.9863.000.3585.599.32
    1977New York YankeesALMLB28OF13601,124.13801171398391.9822.900.3584.098.61
    1977New York YankeesALMLB28DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.710
    1978New York YankeesALMLB29OF13801,134.2384882400392.9802.800.3584.797.91
    1979New York YankeesALMLB30OF690563.0147440155151.9742.200.2743.193.24
    1979Texas RangersALMLB30OF570484.1153431160157.9812.800.3235.298.35
    1979New York YankeesALMLB30DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.413
    1980Texas RangersALMLB31OF14101,200.03421984369361.9782.600.3087.695.92
    1980Texas RangersALMLB31DH400.0000000.0000.000.002.52.75
    1981Texas RangersALMLB32OF970832.12251213238237.9962.400.2892.498.01
    1982Texas RangersALMLB33DH1600.0000000.0000.000.009.984.24
    1983Texas RangersALMLB34OF230176.0481105049.9802.100.2814.224.05
    1983Texas RangersALMLB34DH5300.0000000.0000.000.0032.755.22
    1984Texas RangersALMLB35OF300211.04930252521.0001.700.2518.629.45
    1984Texas RangersALMLB35DH4800.0000000.0000.000.0029.847.12
    MLB Totals - (OF)1253010,507315095612113.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (DH)12400000000.0000.000.00---------
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1970MLB---------5-
    1971MLB---------76-
    1972MLB---------48-
    1973MLB---------29-
    1974MLB---------116-
    1975MLB---------1521
    1976MLB---------136-
    1977MLB---------1361
    1978MLB---------138-
    1979MLB---------1261
    1980MLB---------1414
    1981MLB---------97-
    1982MLB----------16
    1983MLB---------2353
    1984MLB---------3048
    Totals---------1253124