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John WathanTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1971-1985 MLB Years: 1976-1985
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World Series Champion

PositionsC-572, 1B-196, OF-64, DH-19Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn David Wathan
Height6-2Weight205BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 4,1949 [68.202]PlaceCedar Rapids,Iowa
High SchoolSt. Augustine (San Diego,CA)
CollegeUniversity of San Diego (San Diego,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Kansas City Royals [Team Picks] in the 1st round (4th overall) of the 1971 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutMay 26,1976 [26.234]
OrganizationsKCA [15] Awards0Awards Voting2-2
TBC Player ID19436Retrosheet IDwathj001MLBAM ID123973
RelationshipsFather of Dusty Wathan, Father of Derek Wathan
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed70Power36Contact75XBH38RBIs54Runs53Hitting62Durability35Team.551Ratings Explained
SELECT * FROM batting WHERE playerid = 19436 and pa > 0 ORDER BY Seq,statType

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1971WaterlooMidwA-2143147314144321000000000.279.279.422.7016211147.264.143.143.3140.000.000.002.0449.0026.83
1971San JoseCalifA+-21642153756112129000000000.260.260.344.6047414215.257.084.084.2720.000.000.000.47215.0025.00
1971Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1073626897156450000000000.268.268.376.64413625362.260.108.108.2890.000.000.001.1090.5025.77
1972San JoseCalifA+-2248148254080415000000000.270.270.405.6756012148.250.135.135.3070.000.000.002.7037.0030.00
1972JacksonvilleSouAA-2216546173103000000000.315.315.407.72222454.315.092.093.3260.000.000.000.000.0023.53
1972OmahaAmerAAA-2218518151102000000000.294.294.353.64718251.294.059.059.2930.000.000.000.000.0013.33
1972Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         822533972122420000000000.285.285.395.68010018253.273.110.111.3080.000.000.001.5863.2525.00
1973JacksonvilleSouAA-2365233205883534000000000.249.249.373.6228716233.232.124.124.2780.000.000.002.1546.6027.59
1974JacksonvilleSouAA-2412042863105142747000000000.245.245.336.58114423428.233.091.091.2640.000.000.001.6461.1421.90
1975OmahaAmerAAA-2510436042109144846000000000.303.303.431.73415526360.287.128.128.3310.000.000.002.2245.0023.85
1976OmahaAmerAAA-2624844135006000000000.155.155.214.36918584.155.059.060.1680.000.000.000.000.0038.46
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca12c2627425121005022511001.286.333.310.64313146.324.024.024.3044.3510.872.500.000.008.33
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca12c2755119183953221205800311.328.346.471.8175610127.330.143.202.3523.946.301.601.5759.5025.64
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca121b286719019571012282131243315.300.320.395.7157513203.307.095.116.3201.485.914.000.9995.0022.81
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca121b29901992641732282172405517.206.227.302.5296012216.219.096.136.2323.2411.113.430.9399.5029.27
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca12c30126453571381476581735042331619.305.377.406.78318427510.325.101.243.3539.808.240.841.1875.5019.57
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca12c3189301247693119116192325319.252.298.312.6109413330.268.060.140.2815.766.971.210.30301.0017.11
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca12c32121448791211133513694846231026.270.343.328.67114717502.295.058.225.3119.569.160.960.60149.3314.05
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca12c33128437491071832322872756122011.245.289.314.60313723469.276.069.178.2755.7611.942.070.43218.5021.50
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca12c-1b349717117317121066213404006.181.271.269.5404610196.215.088.211.25510.7117.351.621.0285.5032.26
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca12c35601451134811911171512004.234.319.324.6434710165.256.090.207.29710.309.090.880.61145.0029.41
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter8602505305656902521261105361992651428181089.262.318.343.6618591362764.284.081.188.0007.209.591.330.76119.2920.73
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter5021720236454681728203000000000.264.264.372.6366401131720.252.108.108.0000.000.000.001.6361.4324.89
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter14649554137205854000000000.277.277.386.66319133495.265.109.109.0000.000.000.001.6261.8824.09
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter201715891802561284000000000.252.252.354.60625343715.239.102.102.0000.000.000.001.6859.5823.89
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1123636296192544000000000.264.264.369.63313426363.254.105.105.0000.000.000.001.3872.6027.08
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter43147314144321000000000.279.279.422.7016211147.264.143.143.0000.000.000.002.0449.0026.83
Kansas City Royals Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter8602505305656902521261105361992651428181089.262.318.343.6618591362764.284.081.188.0007.209.591.330.76119.2920.73
Average MLB - Per 162 games162472571241754492073750353217.262.318.343.66116226521.284.081.188.0007.209.591.330.76119.2920.73
Average Minor - Per 162 games16255576147225966000000000.264.264.372.63620736555.252.108.108.0000.000.000.001.6361.4324.89

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26C23--574116261.9842.65-9375.0-2785.214.2
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca261B3--6---661.0002.00------2711.11.9
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27C35--13091-140139.9933.97-15383.325563.621.6
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca271B5--26-122726.9635.20------559.13.1
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27DH2---------------553.61.2
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca281B47--30722-203293291.0007.00------6770.129.0
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28C21--7862-8684.9774.00-11664.716731.313.0
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca291B49--26419230285283.9935.78------9054.430.2
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29C23--7051-7675.9873.26-7277.8-9025.614.2
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29DH11---------------9012.26.8
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29OF3--2---221.0000.67------903.31.9
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30C77--3062565337331.9824.30-582173.4112661.147.5
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30OF35--5411-5655.9821.57------12627.821.6
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca301B12--1127114120119.9929.92------1269.57.4
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31C73--3002671333326.9794.47-451871.428982.070.9
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31OF16--152--17171.0001.06------8918.015.5
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca311B1--1---111.0001.00------891.11.0
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32C120--46338103511501.9804.18-614060.4412199.274.1
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca321B3--192-221211.0007.00------1212.51.9
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33C92--3603265398392.9854.26-573065.5212871.956.8
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca331B37--24426324273270.9897.30------12828.922.8
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33OF9--11---11111.0001.22------1287.05.6
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34C59--2132162240234.9753.97-291369.019760.836.4
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca341B33--9110-81011011.0003.06------9734.020.4
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34DH4---------------974.12.5
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34OF1---------------971.00.6
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca35C49--2472846279275.9865.61-211656.826081.730.2
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca351B6--121--13131.0002.17------6010.03.7
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca35DH2---------------603.31.2
MLB Totals for C - 10 season(s)-   C572--2224194442324622418.9824.23-31315267.3155720.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 10 season(s)-   1B196--108287710011761169.9945.96------1960.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF64--8231-8685.9881.33------640.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 4 season(s)-   DH19---------------190.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26-233--------
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27-355-------2
1978Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28-2147--------
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29-2349------311
1980Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30-7712------35-
1981Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca31-731------16-
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32-1203--------
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca33-9237------9-
1984Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca34-5933------14
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca35-496-------2

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1977Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB2746000000000300000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1978Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB2813000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1980Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB3036100000003100000.000.333.000.333009.000.000.50033.3311.110.330.000.000.00
1980Kansas City RoyalsWorld SeriesMLB3037120001002100000.286.444.286.730209.333.000.28622.2211.110.500.000.000.00
1981Kansas City RoyalsDiv SeriesMLB31310130000001100000.300.364.300.6643011.333.000.1009.099.091.000.000.000.00
1984Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB3411000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1985Kansas City RoyalsWorld SeriesMLB3521000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs310130000001100000.300.364.300.6643011.333.000.1009.099.091.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 4 yrs916100000003400000.000.158.000.1580019.000.000.18815.7921.051.330.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs58120001002200000.250.400.250.6502010.333.000.25020.0020.001.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1986Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca36Assistant Coach1627686.46916.03Mike Ferraro,Dick Howser
1987Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAMinorkca37Manager1406476.45715.08 
1987Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca37Manager1628379.5122.02 
1988Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca38Manager1618477.52219.53 
1989Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca39Manager1629270.5687.02 
1990Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca40Manager1617586.46627.56 
1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca41Manager1628280.50613.06 
1992California AngelsALMLBMLBcal42Manager1627290.44424.06 
1992California AngelsALMLBMLBcal42Third Base Coach1627290.44424.06John Wathan,Buck Rodgers
1993California AngelsALMLBMLBcal43Bench Coach1627191.43823.05Buck Rodgers
1994Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos44Bullpen Coach1155461.47017.04Butch Hobson
1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca46Broadcaster1617586.46624.05Bob Boone
1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca47Broadcaster1616794.41619.05Tony Muser,Bob Boone
* 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

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll35425,000-2561157++370,78060,000425,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red