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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
John David Wathan
Stat Years
1971-1985  [mlb] 1976-1985
Height/Weight
6-2 / 205
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
C (572) ... 1B (196) ... OF (64) ... DH (19)
Draft Position
C
Born Date/Place
Death
High School
St. Augustine (San Diego,CA)
Colleges
University of San Diego (San Diego, California)
Draft
Selected by the Kansas City Royals in Round #1 (#4 overall) of the 1971 Amateur Entry Draft (Jan-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1976-05-26 - Boxscore  (Age: 26.234)
Service Time
Organizations
KCA [10]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 19436 ... retro id: wathj001 ... mlbam id: 123973
Relations
Father of Dusty Wathan, Father of Derek Wathan
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1971WaterlooMidwA----21c-1b---143147314144321000000000.279.279.422.7011476211.000.143.0000.000.000.0049.02.0426.8
    1971San JoseCalifA+----21c-1b---1642153756112129000000000.260.260.344.6042157414.000.084.0000.000.000.00215.00.4725.0
    1972San JoseCalifA+----22c-1b---248148254080415000000000.270.270.405.6751486012.000.135.0000.000.000.0037.02.7030.0
    1972JacksonvilleSouAA----22c-1b---216546173103000000000.315.315.407.72254224.000.092.0000.000.000.000.00.0023.5
    1972OmahaAmerAAA----22c-1b---218518151102000000000.294.294.353.64751182.000.059.0000.000.000.000.00.0013.3
    1973JacksonvilleSouAA----23c-1b---365233205883534000000000.249.249.373.6222338716.000.124.0000.000.000.0046.62.1527.6
    1974JacksonvilleSouAA----24c-1b---412042863105142747000000000.245.245.336.58142814423.000.091.0000.000.000.0061.11.6421.9
    1975OmahaAmerAAA----25c-1b---510436042109144846000000000.303.303.431.73436015526.000.128.0000.000.000.0045.02.2223.9
    1976OmahaAmerAAA----26c-1b---624844135006000000000.155.155.214.36984185.000.059.0000.000.000.000.00.0038.5
    1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca1226cL-S-E-P627425121005022511001.286.333.310.64346131.024.024.3244.3510.872.500.00.008.3
    1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca1227cL-S-E-P755119183953221205800311.328.346.471.8171275610.202.143.3303.946.301.6059.51.5725.6
    1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca12281bL-S-E-P86719019571012282131243315.300.320.395.7152037513.116.095.3071.485.914.0095.00.9922.8
    1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca12291bL-S-E-P9901992641732282172405517.206.227.302.5292166012.136.096.2193.2411.113.4399.50.9329.3
    1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca1230cL-S-E-P10126453571381476581735042331619.305.377.406.78351018427.243.101.3259.808.240.8475.51.1819.6
    1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca1231cL-S-E-P1189301247693119116192325319.252.298.312.6103309413.140.060.2685.766.971.21301.00.3017.1
    1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca1232cL-S-E-P12121448791211133513694846231026.270.343.328.67150214717.225.058.2959.569.160.96149.30.6014.1
    1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca1233cL-S-E-P13128437491071832322872756122011.245.289.314.60346913723.178.069.2765.7611.942.07218.50.4321.5
    1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca1234c-1bL-S-E-P149717117317121066213404006.181.271.269.5401964610.211.088.21510.7117.351.6285.51.0232.3
    1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca1235cL-S-E-P15601451134811911171512004.234.319.324.6431654710.207.090.25610.309.090.88145.00.6129.4
    MLB Totals (10 yrs)8602505305656902521261105361992651428181089.262.318.343.6612764859136.188.081.2847.209.591.33119.30.7620.7
    American League Totals (10 yrs)8602505305656902521261105361992651428181089.262.318.343.6612764859136.188.081.2847.209.591.33119.30.7620.7
    Minor League Totals5021720236454681728203000000000.264.264.372.6361720640113.108.108.2520.000.000.0061.41.6324.9
    Minor: A Totals43147314144321000000000.279.279.422.7011476211.143.143.2640.000.000.0049.02.0426.8
    Minor: A+ Totals1123636296192544000000000.264.264.369.63336313426.105.105.2540.000.000.0072.61.3827.1
    Minor: AA Totals201715891802561284000000000.252.252.354.60671525343.102.102.2390.000.000.0059.61.6823.9
    Minor: AAA Totals14649554137205854000000000.277.277.386.66349519133.109.109.2650.000.000.0061.91.6224.1
    Kansas City Royals Totals (10 yrs)8602505305656902521261105361992651428181089.262.318.343.6612764859136.188.081.2847.209.591.33119.30.7620.7
    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
    1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLB26C2300.0574116261.9842.700.0014.285.23
    1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLB261B300.06000661.0002.000.001.911.13
    1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLB27C3500.0130910140139.9934.000.0021.663.62
    1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLB271B500.0260122726.9635.200.003.19.13
    1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLB27DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.23.69
    1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLB28C2100.0786208684.9774.000.0013.031.32
    1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLB281B4700.0307220203293291.0007.000.0029.070.13
    1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLB29C2300.0705107675.9873.300.0014.225.62
    1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLB291B4900.026419230285283.9935.800.0030.254.42
    1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLB29OF300.02000221.0000.700.001.93.39
    1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLB29DH1100.0000000.0000.000.006.812.24
    1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLB30C7700.03062565337331.9824.300.0047.561.12
    1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLB301B1200.01127114120119.9929.900.007.49.53
    1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLB30OF3500.0541105655.9821.600.0021.627.85
    1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLB31C7300.03002671333326.9794.500.0070.982.01
    1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLB311B100.01000111.0001.000.001.01.16
    1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLB31OF1600.01520017171.0001.100.0015.518.06
    1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLB32C12000.046338103511501.9804.200.0074.199.21
    1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLB321B300.01920221211.0007.000.001.92.57
    1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLB33C9200.03603265398392.9854.300.0056.871.91
    1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLB331B3700.024426324273270.9897.300.0022.828.93
    1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLB33OF900.01100011111.0001.200.005.67.011
    1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLB34C5900.02132162240234.9754.000.0036.460.82
    1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLB341B3300.09110081011011.0003.100.0020.434.03
    1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLB34OF100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.010
    1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLB34DH400.0000000.0000.000.002.54.14
    1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLB35C4900.02472846279275.9865.600.0030.281.72
    1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLB351B600.01210013131.0002.200.003.710.02
    1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLB35DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.23.34
    MLB Totals - (C)572002224194442324622418.9824.200.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (1B)19600108287710011761169.9946.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)6400823108685.9881.300.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)1900000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    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
    1976MLB-233--------
    1977MLB-355-------2
    1978MLB-2147--------
    1979MLB-2349------311
    1980MLB-7712------35-
    1981MLB-731------16-
    1982MLB-1203--------
    1983MLB-9237------9-
    1984MLB-5933------14
    1985MLB-496-------2
    Totals-572196------6419