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Jay WardTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1963-1970 MLB Years: 1963-1970
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Positions2B-10, 3B-6, OF-4, 1B-1Position when Drafted2B-3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn Francis Ward
Height6-1Weight185BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 9,1938PlaceBrookfield,Missouri
Death DateFebruary 24,2012 [73.168]

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1956 by the New York Yankees.
MLB DebutMay 6,1963 [24.239]
OrganizationsMIN [2] CIN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID19391Retrosheet IDwardj103MLBAM ID123920
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed29Power66Contact14XBH61RBIs30Runs41Hitting45Durability6Team.561Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1963Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin263b24915011002001500000.067.125.133.2582116.100.066.133.1246.2531.255.000.000.00100.00
1964Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin302b2512314720020061300010.226.351.290.6419237.389.064.258.29216.2235.142.170.000.0028.57
1970Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin173b3163000000002100000.000.400.000.400005.000.000.667.28340.0020.000.500.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter27494830040091900010.163.293.224.51711358.267.061.245.00015.5232.762.110.000.0037.50
Minnesota Twins Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter21464830040071800010.174.283.239.52211353.286.065.217.00013.2133.962.570.000.0037.50
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter63000000002100000.000.400.000.400005.000.000.667.00040.0020.000.500.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1622942448180024005411400060.163.293.224.5176618348.267.061.245.00015.5232.762.110.000.0037.50

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1963Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin243B4--35--881.0002.00------944.42.5
1963Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24OF1---------------911.10.6
1964Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin252B9--2121144342.9774.67------1275.05.6
1964Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25OF3--4---441.0001.33------1225.01.9
1970Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin313B2--21--331.0001.50------633.31.2
1970Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin311B1--2--1221.0002.00------616.70.6
1970Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin312B1---------------616.70.6
MLB Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B10--2121144342.9774.20------100.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B6--56--11111.0001.83------60.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF4--4---441.0001.00------40.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--2--1221.0002.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1963Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin24-----4---1-
1964Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin25---9-----3-
1970Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin31--11-2-----

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1983Bend PhilliesNwstA-Minorphi44Manager693237.46418.53 
1984Spartanburg SunsSALAMinorphi45Manager1407070.5003.03 
1985Cedar Rapids RedsMidwAMinorcin46Manager1397861.5612.52 
1986Vermont RedsEastAAMinorcin47Manager1397762.5541.52 League Champions
1987New York YankeesALMLBMLBnya48Hitting Coach1628973.5499.04Lou Piniella
1988Salem BuccaneersCaroA+Minorpit49Manager1397366.5255.52 Lost in Semi-Finals (Lynchburg)
1989Williamsport BillsEastAAMinorsea50Manager1406377.45029.07 
1991Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon52Hitting Coach1617190.44126.56Buck Rodgers,Tom Runnells
1992Montreal ExposNLMLBMLBmon53Hitting Coach1628775.5379.02Felipe Alou,Tom Runnells
1999Quebec CapitalesNorthernIndIndy-60Manager864343.5002.03 
2000Quebec CapitalesNorthernIndIndy-61Manager854837.565--1 Lost in 1st Round
2001Quebec CapitalesNorthernIndIndy-62Manager914447.4848.52 
* 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.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1970-02-18TradeTraded by Indians to Reds for Steve Mingori. 
1961-10-11TradeTraded by Athletics with Stan Johnson and Bobby Prescott to Dodgers for Gordie Windhorn and Bill Lajoie. 
1958-12-02Selected by Athletics from Yankees in the minor league draft. 
1956-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Yankees. 
* 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.