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John BoccabellaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1963-1974 MLB Years: 1963-1974
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PositionsC-319, 1B-143, OF-46, 3B-4Position when DraftedC-1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn Dominic Boccabella
Height6-1Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJune 29,1941 [78.143]PlaceSan Francisco,California
High SchoolMarin Catholic (Kentfield,CA)
CollegeSanta Clara University (Santa Clara,CA)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1963 by the Chicago Cubs.
Signing Bonus$150,000Signing ScoutsBob Garibaldi
MLB DebutSeptember 2,1963 [22.065]
OrganizationsCHN [6] MON [5] SFN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID8934Retrosheet IDboccj101MLBAM ID111132
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Player Notes:   Selected by the Montreal Expos from the Chicago Cubs in the 1968 NL expansion draft (#56 pick)
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed38Power56Contact55XBH68RBIs57Runs45Hitting44Durability20Team.466Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1963PocatelloPioRk-22843348012218103092000000000.365.365.7491.11425058334.303.384.383.4870.000.000.008.9811.1347.54
1963Chicago CubsNLMLBchn221b22247471441150162100102.189.247.311.55823681.245.122.189.2517.4125.933.501.2374.0042.86
1964Salt Lake CityPCLAAA-23157598651352492378000000000.226.226.411.63724656598.195.185.186.2780.000.000.003.8526.0041.48
1964Chicago CubsNLMLBchn221b23923492106000300001.391.391.565.95613323.450.174.174.4180.0013.040.000.000.0033.33
1965Dallas-Fort WorthTexAA-24139534621242442094000000000.232.232.404.63621648534.202.172.172.2800.000.000.003.7526.7038.71
1965Chicago CubsNLMLBchn221b24612240024001200000.333.385.8331.21810213.250.500.583.5267.6915.382.0015.386.0050.00
1966Chicago CubsNLMLBchn12of-1b257520622479062501143906317.228.274.359.6337415229.250.131.194.2796.1117.032.792.6234.3331.91
1967TacomaPCLAAA-26521963255122831000000000.281.281.485.7669522196.250.204.204.3420.000.000.004.0824.5040.00
1967Chicago CubsNLMLBchn12of262535061108003710111.171.250.257.5079240.207.086.171.2247.5017.502.330.000.0033.33
1968TacomaPCLAAA-277326836721011643000000000.269.269.493.76213227268.222.224.224.3490.000.000.005.9716.7537.50
1968Chicago CubsNLMLBchn12c27714010001002200100.071.176.071.2471017.077.000.143.13411.7611.761.000.000.000.00
1969Montreal ExposNLMLBmon12c2840864920161063010112.105.170.163.33314394.143.058.140.1576.3831.915.001.0686.0033.33
1970Montreal ExposNLMLBmon121b-c296114518393151701112400023.269.321.407.728599156.293.138.207.3237.0515.382.183.2129.0023.08
1971Montreal ExposNLMLBmon12c-1b3074177153911031501142611226.220.278.333.6115914195.240.113.186.2777.1813.331.861.5459.0035.90
1972Montreal ExposNLMLBmon12c31832071447811101292912334.227.259.290.5496010222.256.063.101.2464.0513.063.220.45207.0021.28
1973Montreal ExposNLMLBmon12c321184032594130746112657173815.233.279.318.59712820440.254.085.149.2675.9112.952.191.5957.5721.28
1974San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn30c3329806113005004600122.138.176.175.35114385.147.037.088.1544.717.061.500.000.0027.27
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter5511462117320565261483796246516162043.219.267.317.584464871595.244.098.161.0006.0215.422.561.6356.2327.19
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter5051930275508882697338000000000.263.263.487.7509392111930.224.224.223.0000.000.000.005.0319.9041.54
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2821062133262461247152000000000.247.247.445.6924731051062.212.198.199.0000.000.000.004.4322.6040.08
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter139534621242442094000000000.232.232.404.63621648534.202.172.172.0000.000.000.003.7526.7038.71
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter843348012218103092000000000.365.365.7491.11425058334.303.384.383.0000.000.000.008.9811.1347.54
Montreal Expos Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3761018762283721794356616641091630.224.272.314.586320561107.250.090.153.0005.9615.002.521.5459.8824.56
Chicago Cubs Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter1463643581163949022674166211.223.272.357.62913028403.251.134.201.0006.4518.362.852.2340.4434.57
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter29806113005004600122.138.176.175.35114385.147.037.088.0004.717.061.500.000.0027.27
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624303494161844122872155613.219.267.317.58413626469.244.098.161.0006.0215.422.561.6356.2327.19
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626198816328831108000000000.263.263.487.75030168619.224.224.223.0000.000.000.005.0319.9041.54

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1963Chicago CubsNLMLBchn221B24--23412129247246.99610.25------24100.014.8
1964Chicago CubsNLMLBchn231B5--413-344441.0008.80------955.63.1
1964Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23OF2---------------922.21.2
1965Chicago CubsNLMLBchn241B2--111--12121.0006.00------633.31.2
1965Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24OF1--1-1-21.5001.00------616.70.6
1966Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25OF33--483115251.9811.55------7544.020.4
1966Chicago CubsNLMLBchn251B30--18215-121971971.0006.57------7540.018.5
1966Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25C5--252--27271.0005.40-----2756.73.1
1967Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26OF9--11---11111.0001.22------2536.05.6
1967Chicago CubsNLMLBchn261B3--221-323231.0007.67------2512.01.9
1967Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26C1--2---221.0002.00------254.00.6
1968Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27C4--27---27271.0006.75-----1757.12.5
1968Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27OF1---------------714.30.6
1969Montreal ExposNLMLBmon28C32--13719--1561561.0004.88-121152.254080.019.8
1970Montreal ExposNLMLBmon291B33--23433225269267.9938.09------6154.120.4
1970Montreal ExposNLMLBmon29C24--7910129089.9893.71------6139.314.8
1970Montreal ExposNLMLBmon293B1--11--221.0002.00------611.60.6
1971Montreal ExposNLMLBmon301B37--20722126230229.9966.19------7450.023.0
1971Montreal ExposNLMLBmon30C37--1271132141138.9793.73-----47450.023.0
1971Montreal ExposNLMLBmon303B2--1---111.0000.50------742.71.2
1972Montreal ExposNLMLBmon31C73-4513163366355349.9834.780.77262452.0-8388.046.8
1972Montreal ExposNLMLBmon311B8-61515-656561.0007.000.92-----839.65.1
1972Montreal ExposNLMLBmon313B1---1--111.0001.00------831.20.6
1973Montreal ExposNLMLBmon32C117-956610651410689675.9805.770.71533460.91111899.272.2
1973Montreal ExposNLMLBmon321B1---------------1180.80.6
1974San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33C26--110611117116.9914.46-12380.012989.716.0
MLB Totals for C - 9 season(s)-   C319-14071433146252116041579.9844.951.121037258.9243190.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 9 season(s)-   1B143-6198292410410781074.9967.5117.61-----1430.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF46--603216563.9691.37------460.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B4--22--441.0001.00------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1963Chicago CubsNLMLBchn22--24--------
1964Chicago CubsNLMLBchn23--5------2-
1965Chicago CubsNLMLBchn24--2------1-
1966Chicago CubsNLMLBchn25-530------33-
1967Chicago CubsNLMLBchn26-13------9-
1968Chicago CubsNLMLBchn27-4-------1-
1969Montreal ExposNLMLBmon28-32---------
1970Montreal ExposNLMLBmon29-2433--1-----
1971Montreal ExposNLMLBmon30-3737--2-----
1972Montreal ExposNLMLBmon31-738--1-----
1973Montreal ExposNLMLBmon32-1171--------
1974San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33-26---------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1974-04-01TradeTraded by Expos to Giants for Don Carrithers. 
1968-10-14Selected by Expos from Cubs in expansion draft (Pick #56). 
1968-04-01Returned to Cubs. 
1967-12-02Purchased by Yankees from Cubs. 
1963-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Cubs. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2019 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.