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Johnny SainTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1942-1955 MLB Years: 1942-1955
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PositionsP-412Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn Franklin Sain
Height6-2Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 25,1917PlaceHavana,Arkansas
Death DateNovember 7,2006 [89.043]
High SchoolHavana (Havana,AR)
MLB DebutApril 24,1942 [24.211]
OrganizationsBSN [7] NYA [5] KC1 [1] Awards0Awards Voting5-353
TBC Player ID17510Retrosheet IDsainj101MLBAM ID121623
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Player Notes:   Opening Day Starter for Boston Braves in 1946-1949
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts52Walks84Hittable53SO/BB84vsPower53Hitting31Durability90Team.555Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1942Boston BravesNLMLBbsn28Rel24473.90403370024697.0795442863684101.467.330.745.856.311.08.3644.04
1946Boston BravesNLMLBbsn33ST2820142.213734324322265.022580658871293201.187.640.272.954.381.48.5882.79
1947Boston BravesNLMLBbsn33ST2921123.523835322331266.026511710419791323001.298.970.642.674.471.67.6363.32
1948Boston BravesNLMLBbsn33ST3024152.604239328431314.22971059119831372001.218.490.542.373.921.65.6153.36
1949Boston BravesNLMLBbsn33ST3110174.813736116110243.02851501301575731001.4810.560.562.782.700.97.3703.64
1950Boston BravesNLMLBbsn33ST3220133.943737025300278.02941391223470965301.319.511.102.263.101.37.6064.24
1951Boston BravesNLMLBbsn33S/R335134.21262246121160.019588751645630001.5010.950.902.533.541.40.2783.83
1951New York YankeesALMLBnya11S/R33214.14743102137.041171758210001.329.971.221.955.112.63.6673.75
1952New York YankeesALMLBnya11S/R341163.4635161980157148.014970571538570001.269.040.912.313.461.50.6473.71
1953New York YankeesALMLBnya11S/R351473.00401921101199189.018968631645842101.249.000.762.144.001.87.6673.52
1954New York YankeesALMLBnya11R/CL36663.164504500392277.06627271115330101.057.711.291.753.862.20.5003.98
1955New York YankeesALMLBnya11Rel37006.7530300105.06444150001.3110.136.751.698.445.00-10.81
1955Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc114Rel37255.44250250013144.25428271010120001.4310.882.012.012.421.20.2865.41
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter1391163.4941224516714016124512123.2214594782418061991020801.309.080.762.623.851.47.5451.12
Boston Braves Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter104913.49257206511211535111623.0164073362911950269818601.329.090.662.783.871.39.533-
New York Yankees Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter33203.3113039911917639456.2451186168511072002201.228.891.012.113.941.87.623-
Kansas City Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter255.44250250013144.25428271010120001.4310.882.012.012.421.20.286-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings14123.49432518142135220.022298851964942101.309.080.762.623.851.47.5381.12
SELECT * FROM batting WHERE playerid = 17510 and pa > 0 ORDER BY Seq,statType

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1942Boston BravesNLMLBbsn28p244027020001001102001.074.107.074.1812030.077.000.037.0943.333.331.000.000.000.00
1946Boston BravesNLMLBbsn33p284094628210170000010002.298.298.340.638323104.298.042.043.2980.000.000.000.000.0010.71
1947Boston BravesNLMLBbsn33p2940107133770018003108002.346.364.411.775447118.349.065.093.3602.540.850.330.000.0018.92
1948Boston BravesNLMLBbsn33p30431151125310160013016004.217.224.261.485304132.223.044.052.2250.762.273.000.000.0016.00
1949Boston BravesNLMLBbsn33p31399710203003002203002.206.222.237.459233102.211.031.052.2171.961.961.000.000.0015.00
1950Boston BravesNLMLBbsn33p323710292120115006317002.206.257.255.512263116.204.049.108.2445.172.590.500.86102.0014.29
1951Boston BravesNLMLBbsn33p3326524112014001314006.212.241.308.54916358.208.096.115.2541.725.173.001.7252.0027.27
1951New York YankeesALMLBnya11p33714341000000000001.286.286.357.6435114.286.071.071.2930.000.000.000.000.0025.00
1951Totals for MLB-MLB         33667153014001314007.227.250.318.56821472.226.091.106.2621.394.173.001.3966.0026.67
1952New York YankeesALMLBnya11p34477141941114003501001.268.297.394.69128675.277.126.169.3174.006.671.671.3371.0031.58
1953New York YankeesALMLBnya11p3541688173108005104004.250.301.324.62522477.254.074.147.2896.491.300.200.000.0023.53
1954New York YankeesALMLBnya11p364517161005002101000.353.421.412.8337120.375.059.176.38810.005.000.500.000.0016.67
1955New York YankeesALMLBnya11p3732000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1955Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc114p37258000000000000000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1951Totals for AL-AL         2810000000000000000.000.000.000.0000010.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter4337746919028431010024202560025.245.270.304.57423535856.249.059.089.0002.802.340.830.35258.0018.42
Boston Braves Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter265594531441922740014132500019.242.262.291.55317323660.245.049.072.0002.121.970.930.30297.0015.97
New York Yankees Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter1431721646921270010706006.267.308.360.6686212188.274.093.151.0005.323.720.700.53172.0026.09
Kansas City Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter258000000000000000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16229026711011380097121009.245.270.304.5748813320.249.059.089.0002.802.340.830.35258.0018.42

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1942Boston BravesNLMLBbsn24P40-97125--26261.0000.650.27-----40100.027.0
1946Boston BravesNLMLBbsn28P37-2652061148281.9882.190.31-----4092.524.2
1947Boston BravesNLMLBbsn29P38-2661155316966.9571.740.25-----4095.024.7
1948Boston BravesNLMLBbsn30P42-3142148237169.9721.640.22-----4397.727.5
1949Boston BravesNLMLBbsn31P37-2431435325249.9421.320.20-----3994.924.0
1950Boston BravesNLMLBbsn32P37-2781442436056.9331.510.20-----37100.024.0
1951Boston BravesNLMLBbsn33P26-1601328134241.9761.580.26-----26100.016.9
1951New York YankeesALMLBnya33P7-37110-111111.0001.570.30-----7100.04.5
1952New York YankeesALMLBnya34P35-14815183-3633.9170.940.22-----4774.522.7
1953New York YankeesALMLBnya35P40-189832214240.9521.000.21-----4197.626.5
1954New York YankeesALMLBnya36P45-77611--17171.0000.380.22-----45100.029.2
1955Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc137P25-4435--881.0000.320.18-----25100.016.2
1955New York YankeesALMLBnya37P3-5-1--111.0000.330.20-----3100.01.9
MLB Totals for P - 11 season(s)-   P412-21231273711918517498.9631.210.23-----4120.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1942Boston BravesNLMLBbsn2440----------
1946Boston BravesNLMLBbsn2837----------
1947Boston BravesNLMLBbsn2938----------
1948Boston BravesNLMLBbsn3042----------
1949Boston BravesNLMLBbsn3137----------
1950Boston BravesNLMLBbsn3237----------
1951Boston BravesNLMLBbsn3326----------
1951New York YankeesALMLBnya337----------
1952New York YankeesALMLBnya3435----------
1953New York YankeesALMLBnya3540----------
1954New York YankeesALMLBnya3645----------
1955Kansas City AthleticsALMLBkc13725----------
1955New York YankeesALMLBnya373----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1948Boston BravesWorld SeriesMLB30111.0622017.0920900.534.760.000.004.7600.00.500
1951New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB33009.001002.0422203.0018.000.009.009.001.000.00.000
1952New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB34013.001006.0623301.509.000.004.504.501.000.00.000
1953New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB35104.762005.2831101.7312.710.001.591.591.000.001.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 4 yrs222.64606200030.727090615001.087.920.001.764.402.500.00.500

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1948Boston BravesWorld SeriesMLB3025010000000000000.200.200.200.400105.200.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1951New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB3311000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1952New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB3423000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1953New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB3522111002000100000.500.5001.0001.5002121.000.500.5000.0050.000.000.000.00100.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 4 yrs711121002000100000.182.182.273.4553111.200.091.0910.009.090.000.000.0050.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1959Kansas City AthleticsALMLBMLBkc141Pitching Coach1546688.42928.07Harry Craft
1961New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya43Pitching Coach16210953.673--1Ralph HoukWon World Series (Reds)
1962New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya44Pitching Coach1629666.593--1Ralph HoukWon World Series (Giants)
1963New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya45Pitching Coach16110457.646--1Ralph HoukLost World Series (Dodgers)
1965Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin47Pitching Coach16210260.630--1Sam MeleLost World Series (Dodgers)
1966Minnesota TwinsALMLBMLBmin48Pitching Coach1628973.5499.02Sam Mele
1967Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet49Pitching Coach1629171.5621.02Mayo Smith
1968Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet50Pitching Coach16210359.636--1Mayo SmithWon World Series (Cardinals)
1969Detroit TigersALMLBMLBdet51Pitching Coach1629072.55619.02Mayo Smith
1970Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha52Pitching Coach16256106.34642.06Chuck Tanner,Bill Adair,Don Gutteridge
1971Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha53Pitching Coach1627983.48822.53Chuck Tanner
1972Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha54Pitching Coach1548767.5655.52Chuck Tanner
1973Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha55Pitching Coach1627785.47517.05Chuck Tanner
1974Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha56Pitching Coach1608080.5009.04Chuck Tanner
1975Chicago White SoxALMLBMLBcha57Pitching Coach1617586.46622.55Chuck Tanner
1977Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl59Pitching Coach16261101.37737.06Dave Bristol,Ted Turner,Vern Benson
1978Richmond BravesILAAAMinoratl60Pitching Coach1397168.51113.54Tommie AaronLeague Champions
1979Richmond BravesILAAAMinoratl61Pitching Coach1407664.5439.53Tom BurgessLost in Semi-Finals
1980Richmond BravesILAAAMinoratl62Pitching Coach1406971.49314.04Fred HatfieldLost in Semi-Finals
1981Richmond BravesILAAAMinoratl63Pitching Coach1398356.5975.02Eddie HaasLost in Finals
1982Richmond BravesILAAAMinoratl64Pitching Coach1398257.590--1Eddie HaasLost in Semi-Finals
1983Richmond BravesILAAAMinoratl65Pitching Coach1398059.5762.52Eddie HaasLost in Finals
1984Richmond BravesILAAAMinoratl66Pitching Coach1396673.47516.06Eddie Haas,Bobby Dews
1985Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl67Pitching Coach1626696.40729.05Bobby Wine,Eddie Haas
1986Atlanta BravesNLMLBMLBatl68Pitching Coach1617289.44723.56Chuck Tanner
* 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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1955-07-23Released by Athletics. 
1955-05-11TradeTraded by Yankees with Enos Slaughter to Athletics for Sonny Dixon and Cash. 
1951-08-29TradeTraded by Braves to Yankees for Lew Burdette and Cash. 
1942-01-01Purchased by Braves from Nashville (Southern Association). 
1940-03-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by. 
1940-01-14Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1936-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
* 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.