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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
John Herman Stephenson
Stat Years
1963-1973  [mlb] 1964-1973
Height/Weight
5-11 / 180
Bats/Throws
Left / Right
Positions
C (330) ... 3B (15) ... OF (12)
Draft Position
C
Born Date/Place
High School
None listed
Colleges
William Carey University (Hattiesburg, Mississippi)
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the New York Mets in 1963
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1964-04-14 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.001)
Service Time
Organizations
CAL [3] NYN [3] SFN [2] CHN [2]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 18444 ... retro id: stepj102 ... mlbam id: 122754
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1963AuburnNYPLA-----22c---159203345363836000000000.261.261.438.6992038917.000.177.0000.000.000.0025.43.9432.1
    1963RaleighCaroA+----22c---115000000000000000.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1964BuffaloILAAA----23c---251151214571942000000000.298.298.536.8341518117.000.238.0000.000.000.0016.85.9637.8
    1964New York MetsNLMLBnyn49233b-ofL-S-E-P237572900120041810000.158.226.211.43762121.123.053.2116.4529.034.5057.01.6111.1
    1965BuffaloILAAA----24c---344136133230512000000000.235.235.368.603136508.000.133.0000.000.000.0027.23.6825.0
    1965New York MetsNLMLBnyn1924cL-S-E-P362121926504150181902027.215.264.355.619131439.198.140.2246.1114.502.3830.23.0534.6
    1966New York MetsNLMLBnyn1225cL-S-E-P4631431728111110082820007.196.248.238.486153343.098.042.2375.2318.303.50143.00.6510.7
    1967JacksonvilleILAAA----26c---538115102851216000000000.243.243.357.600115418.000.114.0000.000.000.0057.51.7428.6
    1967TacomaPCLAAA----26c---5916130000000000000.188.188.188.3761630.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1967Chicago CubsNLMLBchn626cL-S-E-P518493113105001611011.224.255.327.58252164.122.103.2561.9211.546.000.00.0036.4
    1968PhoenixPCLAAA----27c---660194244470421000000000.227.227.325.5521946311.000.098.0000.000.000.0048.52.0625.0
    1968Chicago CubsNLMLBchn627cL-S-E-P622000000000000000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1969PhoenixPCLAAA----28c---7782883884152653000000000.292.292.420.71228812123.000.128.0000.000.000.0048.02.0827.4
    1969San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1028cL-S-E-P72227262003000401102.222.214.296.5102982.074.074.2500.0013.790.000.00.0033.3
    1970PhoenixPCLAAA----29c---8441632251131429000000000.313.313.479.7921637818.000.166.0000.000.000.0040.82.4535.3
    1970San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn529cL-S-E-P82343331006002700101.070.109.093.2024641.070.023.0814.3515.223.500.00.0033.3
    1971California AngelsALMLBcal3730cL-S-E-P998279246117032500222132269.219.281.312.5933088720.172.093.2267.146.820.9593.00.9732.8
    1972Salt Lake CityPCLAAA----31c---1018528153013000000000.288.288.404.69252214.000.116.0000.000.000.0052.01.9226.7
    1972California AngelsALMLBcal3731cL-S-E-P10661461440312170011840057.274.342.349.691161516.151.075.2796.834.970.7373.01.2415.0
    1973California AngelsALMLBcal1132cL-S-E-P11601229305019007712014.246.292.311.603132386.123.065.2545.305.301.00122.00.7620.0
    MLB Totals (10 yrs)451989832143731293016311812841538.216.271.296.567107629352.143.080.2345.8610.971.8782.41.1224.3
    National League Totals (7 yrs)2274423683122642012382442318.188.234.265.49947511720.127.077.2164.8417.263.5773.71.2624.1
    American League Totals (3 yrs)224547471312516510040368421220.239.300.322.62260117632.155.083.2476.665.990.9091.21.0024.4
    Minor League Totals402132317135559839212000000000.268.268.413.6811323547106.145.145.2460.000.000.0033.92.9529.9
    Minor: A- Totals59203345363836000000000.261.261.438.6992038917.177.177.2310.000.000.0025.43.9432.1
    Minor: A+ Totals15000000000000000.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals342111513730253531176000000000.271.271.411.682111545889.140.140.2500.000.000.0036.02.7829.5
    California Angels Totals (3 yrs)224547471312516510040368421220.239.300.322.62260117632.155.083.2476.665.990.9091.21.0024.4
    New York Mets Totals (3 yrs)162321286361628012065320214.196.250.277.5273468913.140.081.2285.7818.793.2553.51.7320.6
    San Francisco Giants Totals (2 yrs)45705930090021101203.129.149.171.32075123.071.042.1482.6714.675.500.00.0033.3
    Chicago Cubs Totals (2 yrs)20513113105001611011.216.245.314.55954164.118.098.2441.8511.116.000.00.0036.4
    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
    1964New York MetsNLMLB233B14064.1618613024.8001.700.378.637.85
    1964New York MetsNLMLB23OF8027.24000441.0000.500.154.921.610
    1965New York MetsNLMLB24C470244.11461331162159.9813.400.6529.075.82
    1965New York MetsNLMLB24OF205.01000111.0000.500.201.23.210
    1966New York MetsNLMLB25C520302.11873064223217.9734.200.7232.382.52
    1966New York MetsNLMLB25OF107.0000000.0000.000.000.61.612
    1967Chicago CubsNLMLB26C130109.06780275751.0005.800.698.172.22
    1969San Francisco GiantsNLMLB28C9030.0151101716.9411.800.535.640.94
    1969San Francisco GiantsNLMLB283B101.0002020.0000.000.000.64.58
    1970San Francisco GiantsNLMLB29C9073.05280160601.0006.700.825.639.13
    1970San Francisco GiantsNLMLB29OF101.0000000.0000.000.000.64.310
    1971California AngelsALMLB30C880657.04343343471467.9925.300.7154.389.81
    1972California AngelsALMLB31C560346.02731222287285.9935.100.8236.184.83
    1973California AngelsALMLB32C560314.02321151248243.9804.300.7734.693.32
    MLB Totals - (C)33006601406116211415431522.9864.602.310.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)1500618813224.7501.600.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)12005000551.0000.400.000.00.00
    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
    1964MLB----14----8-
    1965MLB-47-------2-
    1966MLB-52-------1-
    1967MLB-13---------
    1969MLB-9--1------
    1970MLB-9-------1-
    1971MLB-88---------
    1972MLB-56---------
    1973MLB-56---------
    Totals-330--15----12-