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Champ SummersTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1972-1984 MLB Years: 1974-1984
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PositionsOF-387, DH-113, 1B-38, C-1, 3B-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn Junior Summers
Height6-2Weight205BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateJune 15,1946PlaceBremerton,Washington
Death DateOctober 11,2012 [66.118]
High SchoolMadison (Madison,IL)
CollegeSouthern Illinois University-Edwardsville (Edwardsville,IL)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1971 by the Oakland Athletics.
Signing ScoutsGeorge Bradley
MLB DebutMay 4,1974 [27.323]
OrganizationsOAK [4] CIN [3] DET [3] CHN [2] SFN [2] SDN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID18616Retrosheet IDsummc001MLBAM ID122977
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed40Power68Contact40XBH71RBIs74Runs55Hitting46Durability34Team.533Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1972BurlingtonMidwA-269727343842001054000000000.308.308.491.79913430273.281.183.183.3620.000.000.003.6627.3035.71
1973TucsonPCLAAA-27942884996155845000000000.333.333.503.83614528288.314.170.170.3730.000.000.002.7836.0029.17
1974TucsonPCLAAA-289433449881361059000000000.263.263.428.69114329334.241.165.165.3110.000.000.002.9933.4032.95
1974Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28of282024231003001500000.125.160.167.3274125.158.042.083.1554.0020.005.000.000.0033.33
1975TucsonPCLAAA-2917545170206000000000.315.315.389.70421254.315.074.074.3180.000.000.000.000.0011.76
1975Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27of29769114215111600101310103.231.311.341.652317103.256.110.220.3049.7112.621.300.9791.0033.33
1976Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27of308312611262031310133111113.206.284.294.578375142.247.088.198.2739.1521.832.382.1142.0019.23
1977Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28of315976111340360061610113.171.238.342.58026784.172.171.250.2547.1419.052.673.5725.3353.85
1978Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-of321324629817025534124119815790700.368.465.6651.13030764559.360.297.476.49314.4910.200.706.0813.5937.65
1978Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28of321335492013217400012.257.381.400.78114342.267.143.371.35416.679.520.572.3835.0033.33
1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin28of33276010122111101131510001.200.351.317.66819474.250.117.317.31817.5720.271.151.3560.0033.33
1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet24of33902464777121205176403330144.313.414.6141.02815133290.294.301.467.44313.7911.380.836.9012.3042.86
1979Totals for MLB-MLB         1173065789142216277534840145.291.401.556.95717037364.286.265.438.41714.5613.190.915.7714.5741.57
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet24dh-of34120347611031911760435252513610.297.393.504.89717537408.306.207.360.39612.7512.751.004.1720.4135.92
1981Detroit TigersALMLBdet24dh356416516428032111193530230.255.339.358.6975911189.302.103.218.31810.0518.521.841.5955.0026.19
1982San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn6of367012515315041901161731204.248.342.384.726489147.255.136.256.33110.8811.561.062.7231.2529.03
1983San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn6of372922330003007800103.136.333.136.4693030.200.000.318.25523.3326.671.140.000.000.00
1984San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn241b384754510301120041510012.185.254.296.55016459.237.111.185.2476.7825.423.751.6954.0040.00
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter6981371199350634542181513188244193121735.255.350.425.7755831211593.273.170.309.00011.8015.321.303.3925.3934.57
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter4341411244455731862288119815790700.322.361.532.8937501531508.303.210.268.0005.373.780.704.1122.7633.63
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter3371138201371531852234119815790700.326.373.541.9146161231235.308.215.288.0006.564.620.704.2121.8833.15
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter9727343842001054000000000.308.308.491.79913430273.281.183.183.0000.000.000.003.6627.3035.71
Detroit Tigers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter27475812422239240132121011112011161314.293.388.508.89638581887.301.215.364.00012.5113.531.084.5118.9536.49
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter15921725477142910234421216.217.295.313.6086812245.251.096.207.0009.3917.961.911.6354.2525.53
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter9917125348152022263520126.199.310.345.6555914200.220.146.298.00013.0017.501.352.5034.2041.18
San Francisco Giants Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter9914718345042201232531307.231.341.347.688519177.248.116.265.00012.9914.121.092.2636.7526.47
San Diego Padres Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4754510301120041510012.185.254.296.55016459.237.111.185.0006.7825.423.751.6954.0040.00
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2024231003001500000.125.160.167.3274125.158.042.083.0004.0020.005.000.000.0033.33
Average MLB - Per 162 games1623184681151135133445741348.255.350.425.77513528370.273.170.309.00011.8015.321.303.3925.3934.57
Average Minor - Per 162 games162527911702772310843302130300.322.361.532.89328057563.303.210.268.0005.373.780.704.1122.7633.63

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1974Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28OF12--6---661.0000.50------2060.07.4
1974Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28DH2---------------2010.01.2
1975Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29OF18--16-2-1816.8890.89------7623.711.1
1976Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30OF26--2611-2827.9641.04------8331.316.0
1976Chicago CubsNLMLBchn301B10--694-1073731.0007.30------8312.06.2
1976Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30C1---------------831.20.6
1977Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin31OF16--231--24241.0001.50------5927.19.9
1977Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin313B1--11-1221.0002.00------591.70.6
1978Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin32OF124--22057-232225.9701.81------13293.991.9
1978Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin321B6--413234644.9577.33------1324.54.4
1978Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32OF12--14-1-1514.9331.17------1392.37.5
1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet33OF69--8731-9190.9891.30------9076.742.9
1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33OF13--1511-1716.9411.23------2748.18.1
1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet33DH10---------------9011.16.2
1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin331B6--415144746.9797.67------2722.23.7
1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet331B4--231-124241.0006.00------904.42.5
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet34DH64---------------12053.339.5
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet34OF47--6013-6461.9531.30------12039.229.0
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet341B1---------------1200.80.6
1981Detroit TigersALMLBdet35DH37---------------6457.833.9
1981Detroit TigersALMLBdet35OF18--2611-2827.9641.50------6428.116.5
1982San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn36OF31--4024-4642.9131.35------7044.319.1
1982San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn361B3--61--771.0002.33------704.31.9
1983San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn37OF1--2---221.0002.00------293.40.6
1984San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn381B8--531-854541.0006.75------4717.04.9
MLB Totals for OF - 10 season(s)-   OF263--3151014-339325.9591.24------2630.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 4 season(s)-   DH113---------------1130.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 5 season(s)-   1B32--19212123205204.9956.38------320.00.0
MLB Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C1---------------10.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1--11-1221.0002.00------10.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF124--22057-232225.9701.81------1240.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B6--413234644.9577.33------60.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1974Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28---------122
1975Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29---------18-
1976Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30-110------26-
1977Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin31-----1---16-
1978Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin32--6------124-
1978Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32---------12-
1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet33--4------6910
1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33--6------13-
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet34--1------4764
1981Detroit TigersALMLBdet35---------1837
1982San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn36--3------31-
1983San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn37---------1-
1984San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn38--8--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1984San Diego PadresChamp. SeriesMLB3822000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1984San Diego PadresWorld SeriesMLB3811000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs22000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs11000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1989New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya43Hitting Coach1617487.46014.55Dallas Green,Bucky Dent
* 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
1984-11-08Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1983-12-06TradeTraded by Giants to Padres for Tommy Francis and Joe Pittman. 
1982-03-04TradeTraded by Tigers to Giants for Enos Cabell and Cash. 
1979-05-25TradeTraded by Reds to Tigers for Sheldon Burnside. 
1977-02-16TradeTraded by Cubs to Reds for Dave Schneck. 
1975-04-29TradeTraded by Athletics with Cash to Cubs for Jim Todd. 
1971-06-12ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Athletics. 
* 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.