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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
John Henry Vander Wal
Stat Years
1987-2004  [mlb] 1991-2004
Height/Weight
6-2 / 197
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
OF (605) ... RF (335) ... 1B (204) ... LF (127) ... DH (30)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
Death
High School
Hudsonville (Hudsonville,MI)
Colleges
Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, Michigan)
Draft
Selected by the Montreal Expos in Round #3 (#70 overall) of the 1987 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1991-09-06 - Boxscore  (Age: 25.130)
Service Time
Organizations
MON [7] COL [5] SDN [2] PIT [2] SFN [1] NYA [1] MIL [1] CIN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 360 ... retro id: vandj001 ... mlbam id: 123639
Relations
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1987Western MichiganMACNCAA-1------21rf-lfDR:3-70---49144284815163563372600000.333.000.576.57608322.521.243.0000.000.000.700.024.0045.8
    1987Jamestown ExposNYPLA-mon-21of---1186924331233153231400100.478.493.8701.363736018.449.392.5664.1119.184.6723.04.1154.5
    1987West Palm Beach ExposFSLA+mon-21of---150189295411222283302501300.286.378.397.7752237515.296.111.31513.4511.210.8394.50.9027.8
    1988West Palm Beach ExposFSLA+mon-22of---26223150641521033114324033320.277.368.489.85727211327.381.212.29311.7614.711.2523.13.6842.2
    1988Jacksonville ExposSouAAmon-22of---258208225414031434174910110.260.317.370.6872277717.188.110.3257.4921.592.8869.31.3231.5
    1989Jacksonville ExposSouAAmon-23of---37121730559262423225110210.253.322.396.7182428617.240.143.3029.0921.072.3236.22.4830.9
    1990Jacksonville ExposSouAAmon-24of---477277458425384063394630220.303.393.502.89532113936.350.199.33812.1514.331.1834.62.4942.9
    1990Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-24of---45113516406021401132800000.296.358.385.743148528.178.089.3628.7818.922.1567.51.3520.0
    1991Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-25of---5133478841403681571817911821440.293.393.496.88956423759.383.203.35814.0120.921.4931.92.6642.1
    1991Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2325ofL-S-E-P5216141341180011800102.213.222.361.58363226.164.148.2791.5928.5718.0061.01.5946.2
    1992Montreal ExposNLMLBmon2326ofL-S-E-P610521321518242030243600022.239.316.352.6682377514.239.113.27210.1315.191.5053.21.6927.5
    1993Montreal ExposNLMLBmon23271b-ofL-S-E-P710621534507453063273010124.233.320.372.6922448016.279.139.24911.0712.301.1143.02.0532.0
    1994Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol35281b-ofL-S-E-P89111012273151521163100104.245.339.427.766127479.336.182.29312.6024.411.9422.03.9433.3
    1995Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol3529of-1bL-S-E-P910510115358152111162300152.347.432.5941.0261186014.406.247.40513.5619.491.4420.24.2440.0
    1996Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol3530lfL-S-E-P1010415120386253122193810221.252.335.417.7521736313.291.165.30010.9821.972.0030.22.8934.2
    1997Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol-311b---1125103294212131911112800011.408.465.6311.0961146516.330.223.5429.6524.562.5534.32.6338.1
    1997Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol3531rf-1bL-S-E-P1176927162011111103300002.174.255.228.483102213.163.054.2599.8032.353.3092.00.9818.8
    1998Colorado RockiesNLMLBcol3532rfL-S-E-P1289104183010152000162900101.288.380.548.9281215716.413.260.35213.2223.971.8120.84.1353.3
    1998San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn4432rf-dhL-S-E-P122025363000006500001.240.387.360.7473193.360.120.30019.3516.130.830.00.0050.0
    1999San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2933lf-1bL-S-E-P13132246266718064121375920315.272.368.419.78728810324.301.147.33212.8520.491.5941.02.0835.8
    2000Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2834rf-1bL-S-E-P14134384741152902494112729220357.299.410.563.97346121653.474.264.33615.6219.961.2816.05.2146.1
    2001Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2835rfL-S-E-P15973133987223115074428410467.278.361.473.83436014836.339.195.34211.6723.332.0028.53.0641.4
    2001San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2835rfL-S-E-P154913919356132012263802033.252.370.374.7441675210.302.122.32715.5722.751.4646.31.8028.6
    2002New York YankeesALMLBnya2836rfL-S-E-P1684219305717162011235800337.260.327.429.7562459424.274.169.3239.3923.672.5236.52.4542.1
    2003Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil2437rfL-S-E-P1711732750842511445124610410035.257.350.468.81837415340.349.211.33512.3027.812.2623.43.7447.6
    2004Louisville BatsILAAAcin25381b-of---1816485930022051000011.188.264.250.51453123.208.062.2379.4318.872.000.00.0033.3
    2004Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2538rf-1bL-S-E-P1842512620240042000000.118.182.275.45755144.235.157.1387.2736.365.0025.53.6466.7
    MLB Totals (16 yrs)137227513747171701897430382038569882203253.261.351.441.79231661214285.327.180.31412.1622.051.8128.43.0639.8
    National League Totals (15 yrs)128825323446601531791410371936264082172946.261.353.442.79529211120261.332.181.31312.3921.911.7727.83.1239.5
    American League Totals (1 yrs)84219305717162011235800337.260.327.429.7562459424.274.169.3239.3923.672.5236.52.4542.1
    Minor League Totals56119553345751432152254442225140910516122.294.375.469.8442237916216.314.175.34611.2218.281.6337.62.3237.6
    Minor: A- Totals186924331233153231400100.478.493.8701.363736018.449.392.5664.1119.184.6723.04.1154.5
    Minor: A+ Totals112420791182641255197626534620.281.373.448.82149518842.343.167.30412.5313.131.0535.02.4235.6
    Minor: AA Totals20670297193485177811107814650540.275.349.430.77979030270.268.155.3249.8718.481.8741.32.1536.3
    Minor: AAA Totals2257641342315792010611310818421462.302.388.479.86787936686.329.177.37412.2920.931.7038.22.2837.2
    Colorado Rockies Totals (5 yrs)4655587214629521986577154105710.262.349.444.79364124855.323.182.32212.0124.022.0026.63.2837.7
    Montreal Expos Totals (3 yrs)23248959114197105893528410248.233.307.362.66954417736.247.129.2629.5615.441.6248.91.8431.6
    Pittsburgh Pirates Totals (2 yrs)231697113202513351441861141763071114.290.389.522.91182136489.413.232.33913.8921.441.5419.94.2644.1
    San Diego Padres Totals (2 yrs)152271297321064121436420316.269.370.413.78331911227.306.144.32813.4820.061.4945.21.8837.0
    Milwaukee Brewers Totals (1 yrs)11732750842511445124610410035.257.350.468.81837415340.349.211.33512.3027.812.2623.43.7447.6
    New York Yankees Totals (1 yrs)84219305717162011235800337.260.327.429.7562459424.274.169.3239.3923.672.5236.52.4542.1
    San Francisco Giants Totals (1 yrs)4913919356132012263802033.252.370.374.7441675210.302.122.32715.5722.751.4646.31.8028.6
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (1 yrs)42512620240042000000.118.182.275.45755144.235.157.1387.2736.365.0025.53.6466.7
    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
    1987Jamestown ExposNYPLA-21OF1800.02000020201.0001.100.0023.4100.06
    1987West Palm Beach ExposFSLA+21OF5000.0103131107104.9722.100.0036.2100.04
    1988West Palm Beach ExposFSLA+22OF6100.0109311113112.9911.800.0045.598.43
    1988Jacksonville ExposSouAA22OF5500.09900099991.0001.800.0038.794.84
    1989Jacksonville ExposSouAA23OF5900.0723127675.9871.300.0041.083.15
    1990Jacksonville ExposSouAA24OF7100.0106410111110.9911.500.0049.392.24
    1990Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA24OF2900.0484205452.9631.800.0019.956.97
    1991Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA25OF12500.0197711205204.9951.600.0087.494.01
    1991Montreal ExposNLMLB25OF1700.02900029291.0001.700.0010.681.06
    1992Montreal ExposNLMLB261B700.02340327271.0003.900.004.36.75
    1992Montreal ExposNLMLB26OF5700.099220103101.9811.800.0035.254.34
    1993Montreal ExposNLMLB271B4200.023713317253250.9886.000.0025.939.63
    1993Montreal ExposNLMLB27OF3800.0341103635.9720.900.0023.535.85
    1994Colorado RockiesNLMLB281B1400.096301199991.0007.100.0012.015.42
    1994Colorado RockiesNLMLB28OF700.01000010101.0001.400.006.07.77
    1995Colorado RockiesNLMLB291B1000.0423234745.9574.500.006.99.52
    1995Colorado RockiesNLMLB29OF1000.0910010101.0001.000.006.99.57
    1996Colorado RockiesNLMLB301B1000.0382124140.9764.000.006.29.62
    1996Colorado RockiesNLMLB30LF2500.03300033331.0001.300.0015.424.02
    1996Colorado RockiesNLMLB30RF100.01000111.0001.000.000.61.06
    1997Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAA311B1800.015310416167163.9769.100.0012.972.04
    1997Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAA31OF400.05000551.0001.300.002.916.011
    1997Colorado RockiesNLMLB311B500.02600226261.0005.200.003.16.63
    1997Colorado RockiesNLMLB31LF200.02000221.0001.000.001.22.65
    1997Colorado RockiesNLMLB31RF800.0100101110.9091.300.004.910.54
    1997Colorado RockiesNLMLB31DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.22.62
    1998San Diego PadresNLMLB321B300.01420116161.0005.300.001.915.06
    1998Colorado RockiesNLMLB321B200.08100991.0004.500.001.22.24
    1998Colorado RockiesNLMLB32LF300.02000221.0000.700.001.93.46
    1998San Diego PadresNLMLB32LF200.07000771.0003.500.001.210.05
    1998Colorado RockiesNLMLB32RF2200.01820120201.0000.900.0013.624.73
    1998San Diego PadresNLMLB32RF300.0000000.0000.000.001.915.05
    1998San Diego PadresNLMLB32DH300.0000000.0000.000.001.915.02
    1999San Diego PadresNLMLB331B2800.01568114165164.9945.900.0017.321.23
    1999San Diego PadresNLMLB33LF4500.06920171711.0001.600.0027.834.13
    1999San Diego PadresNLMLB33RF300.02000221.0000.700.001.92.37
    1999San Diego PadresNLMLB33DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.82
    2000Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB341B330229.225110121262261.9967.901.1420.424.62
    2000Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB34LF13096.2191102120.9521.500.218.09.75
    2000Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB34RF650506.1115140120116.9671.800.2340.148.51
    2000Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB34DH300.0000000.0000.000.001.92.21
    2001Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB351B13091.11114113116115.9918.801.268.013.43
    2001San Francisco GiantsNLMLB351B102.02000221.0002.001.000.62.08
    2001Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB35LF200137.12300023231.0001.200.1712.320.62
    2001San Francisco GiantsNLMLB35LF3017.04000441.0001.300.241.96.16
    2001Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB35RF560439.0832308885.9661.500.1934.657.71
    2001San Francisco GiantsNLMLB35RF380283.17810079791.0002.100.2823.577.63
    2001Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLB35DH700.0000000.0000.000.004.37.21
    2002New York YankeesALMLB361B6040.03200332321.0005.300.803.77.14
    2002New York YankeesALMLB36LF8049.01200012121.0001.500.245.09.54
    2002New York YankeesALMLB36RF490343.0750207775.9741.500.2230.458.33
    2002New York YankeesALMLB36DH1400.0000000.0000.000.008.716.73
    2003Milwaukee BrewersNLMLB37LF6644.2160101716.9412.700.363.75.14
    2003Milwaukee BrewersNLMLB37RF8381663.1160422166164.9882.000.2551.270.91
    2004Louisville BatsILAAA381B800.05210653531.0006.600.005.650.07
    2004Louisville BatsILAAA38OF400.04000441.0001.000.002.825.013
    2004Cincinnati RedsNLMLB381B407.28000881.0002.001.112.59.56
    2004Cincinnati RedsNLMLB38RF7743.01210013131.0001.900.304.316.76
    MLB Totals - (1B)178037010445099011031094.9926.102.960.00.00
    MLB Totals - (LF)1276344187321192190.9901.500.550.00.00
    MLB Totals - (RF)335882,27755411123577565.9791.700.250.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)12900181430188185.9841.400.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)3000000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)260020511422220216.9828.300.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)162002541131268265.9891.600.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (OF)18500277722286284.9931.500.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (OF)11100212442220216.9821.900.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (OF)18002000020201.0001.100.000.00.00
    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
    1987Minor---------68-
    1988Minor---------116-
    1989Minor---------59-
    1990Minor---------100-
    1991MLB---------17-
    1991Minor---------125-
    1992MLB--7------57-
    1993MLB--42------38-
    1994MLB--14------7-
    1995MLB--10------10-
    1996MLB--10---25-1--
    1997MLB--5---2-8-2
    1997Minor--18------4-
    1998MLB--5---5-25-3
    1999MLB--28---45-3-1
    2000MLB--33---13-65-3
    2001MLB--14---23-94-7
    2002MLB--6---8-49-14
    2003MLB------6-83--
    2004MLB--4-----7--
    2004Minor--8------4-
    Totals--204---127-33560530