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Chris BrownTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1979-1995 MLB Years: 1984-1989
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Drafted
Rated Prospect

Positions3B-886, 1B-42, SS-5, OF-4, 2B-4Position when Drafted3BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn Christopher Brown
Height6-0Weight185BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 15,1961 [57.037]PlaceJackson,Mississippi
High SchoolCrenshaw (Los Angeles,CA)

DraftedSelected by the San Francisco Giants [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (44th overall) of the 1979 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsGeorge Genovese
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1984-SFN-#9 ... 1985-SFN-#4
MLB DebutSeptember 3,1984 [23.019]
OrganizationsSFN [9] SDN [2] CIN [1] DET [1] PIT [1] Awards0Awards Voting1-7
TBC Player ID9274Retrosheet IDbrowc002MLBAM ID111559
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (3B) in 1985
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed53Power63Contact49XBH54RBIs69Runs34Hitting65Durability52Team.464Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1979Great Falls GiantsPioRksfn-3b174717124465353030104710300.269.308.421.7297213185.336.152.228.3225.4125.414.702.7034.2028.26
1980Clinton GiantsMidwAsfn-3b-1b18103337388053735126356746200.237.315.332.64711215384.275.095.217.3009.1117.451.911.8248.1418.75
1981Fresno GiantsCalifA+sfn-3b1985291378411284497204434210.289.339.423.76212321320.315.134.210.3466.2513.752.202.5036.3825.00
1982Fresno GiantsCalifA+sfn-3b204113322399143140251530130.293.414.466.8806214162.304.173.391.39115.439.260.602.4733.2535.90
1982Shreveport CaptainsTexAAsfn-3b2058185264914012192303900110.265.366.357.7236615216.329.092.292.33213.8918.061.300.46185.0030.61
1982Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         993184888231552132555430240.277.386.403.78912829378.318.126.333.35714.5514.290.981.3263.6032.95
1983Shreveport CaptainsTexAAsfn-3b2110232244882101058193424981500.273.366.432.79813931378.291.159.339.36011.1112.961.172.6532.2035.23
1984Phoenix GiantsPCLAAAsfn-3b2284283418013596454305241510.283.354.459.81313027323.313.176.286.3619.2916.101.732.7931.4433.75
1984San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn353b222384624701112191910104.286.358.405.76334895.354.119.238.3469.4720.002.111.0584.0033.33
1985San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn52,353b231314325011720316612338781110419.271.345.442.78719139482.299.171.257.3497.8816.182.053.3227.0033.33
1986San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn353b2411641657132163749139334390549.317.376.421.79717526463.337.104.192.3557.139.291.301.5159.4319.70
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn353b25381321732606171391630017.242.306.424.7305612144.236.182.235.3176.2511.111.784.1722.0037.50
1987San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn353b254415517363062331113033107.232.294.368.662579173.250.136.219.2946.3617.342.733.4725.8325.00
1987Totals for NL-NL         822873468901240442046631114.237.299.394.69311321317.243.157.226.3056.3114.512.303.7923.9230.88
1988San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn353b268024714586021900194933239.235.295.283.578708274.283.048.126.2646.9317.882.580.73123.5013.79
1989Buffalo BisonsAmerAAApit-3b275718128628053200191913120.343.406.470.8768513205.361.127.232.3939.279.271.002.4436.2020.97
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet353b27175731130040011700103.193.203.246.44914359.268.053.070.2021.6928.8117.000.000.0027.27
1995Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-3b3337000000001000000.000.125.000.125008.000.000.143.09012.500.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter4491523164410616381842117120252307101258.269.333.392.7255971051690.299.123.204.0007.1014.912.102.2540.0825.61
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter5801910260528861449315612221233224152080.276.353.413.7667891492181.309.137.268.0009.7215.221.572.2538.9828.22
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter14447169142215149654507154630.301.370.456.82621540536.327.155.263.0009.3313.251.422.6133.6428.17
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter160507701373501179285728881610.270.366.404.77020546594.304.134.321.00012.1214.811.221.8546.0933.58
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter126424591232031275137455964340.290.364.436.80018535482.312.146.267.0009.3412.241.312.4935.3328.46
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter103337388053735126356746200.237.315.332.64711215384.275.095.217.0009.1117.451.911.8248.1418.75
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4717124465353030104710300.269.308.421.7297213185.336.152.228.0005.4125.414.702.7034.2028.26
San Francisco Giants Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter3081064130305496301381816891562416939.287.353.429.782456851184.311.142.227.0007.5213.181.752.5335.4727.87
San Diego Padres Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter124402319490842313079663316.234.295.316.61112717447.270.082.162.0006.7117.672.631.7950.2518.09
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter175731130040011700103.193.203.246.44914359.268.053.070.0001.6928.8117.000.000.0027.27
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625505914822214668643911134421.269.333.392.72521538610.299.123.204.0007.1014.912.102.2540.0825.61
Average Minor - Per 162 games162533731472441488176599374620.276.353.413.76622042609.309.137.268.0009.7215.221.572.2538.9828.22

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1979Great Falls Giants PioRksfn173B36--3177116119108.9083.00------4776.651.4
1980Clinton Giants MidwAsfn183B53--471131617176160.9093.02------10351.537.6
1980Clinton Giants MidwAsfn181B35--30519315327324.9919.26------10334.024.8
1981Fresno Giants CalifA+sfn193B65--621552312240217.9043.34------8576.546.4
1981Fresno Giants CalifA+sfn19OF4--3---331.0000.75------854.72.9
1981Fresno Giants CalifA+sfn191B3--241-225251.0008.33------853.52.1
1982Fresno Giants CalifA+sfn203B36--2662339188.9672.44------4187.825.7
1982Fresno Giants CalifA+sfn201B3--112--13131.0004.33------417.32.1
1982Fresno Giants CalifA+sfn20SS2--473-1411.7865.50------414.91.4
1982Shreveport Captains TexAAsfn203B46--407398122113.9262.46------5879.334.1
1982Shreveport Captains TexAAsfn202B4--119-120201.0005.00------586.93.0
1983Shreveport Captains TexAAsfn213B99--63182178262245.9352.47------10297.172.8
1984Phoenix Giants PCLAAAsfn223B74--431191710179162.9052.19------8488.151.7
1984San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn223B23--2340737063.9002.74------23100.014.2
1985San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn233B120--942431015347337.9712.81------13191.674.1
1986San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn243B111--731771817268250.9332.25------11695.768.5
1986San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn24SS2---4--441.0002.00------1161.71.2
1987San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn253B43--277061210397.9422.26------4497.726.5
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn253B37--336210510595.9052.57------3897.422.8
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn25SS1---------------382.60.6
1988San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn263B72--541311015195185.9492.57------8090.044.7
1989Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit273B52--286910910797.9071.87------5791.236.6
1989Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit271B1--31-1441.0004.00------571.80.7
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet273B17--1525444440.9092.35------17100.010.5
1995Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin333B2--12--331.0001.50------366.71.4
MLB Totals for 3B - 6 season(s)-   3B423--319748657111321067.9432.52------4230.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS3---4--441.0001.33------30.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B128--721902719289262.9072.05------1280.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--31-1441.0004.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B145--1032552616384358.9322.47------1450.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B4--119-120201.0005.00------40.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B101--882172615331305.9213.02------1010.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B6--353-238381.0006.33------60.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF4--3---331.0000.75------40.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS2--473-1411.7865.50------20.00.0
A Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B53--471131617176160.9093.02------530.00.0
A Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B35--30519315327324.9919.26------350.00.0
Rk Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B36--3177116119108.9083.00------360.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1979Great Falls Giants PioRksfn17-----36-----
1980Clinton Giants MidwAsfn18--35--53-----
1981Fresno Giants CalifA+sfn19--3--65---4-
1982Fresno Giants CalifA+sfn20--3-236-----
1982Shreveport Captains TexAAsfn20---4-46-----
1983Shreveport Captains TexAAsfn21-----99-----
1984Phoenix Giants PCLAAAsfn22-----74-----
1984San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn22-----23-----
1985San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn23-----120-----
1986San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn24----2111-----
1987San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25-----43-----
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn25----137-----
1988San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26-----72-----
1989Buffalo Bisons AmerAAApit27--1--52-----
1989Detroit TigersALMLBdet27-----17-----
1995Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin33-----2-----

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1989-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1989-06-02ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1989-05-19Released by Tigers. 
1988-10-28TradeTraded by Padres with Keith Moreland to Tigers for Walt Terrell. 
1987-07-05TradeTraded by Giants with Mark Grant, mark davis and Keith Comstock to Padres for Kevin Mitchell, Craig Lefferts and Dave Dravecky. 
* 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.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll2360,000-51622-370,78060,00060,000
1986San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll24155,000-4491837386,34760,000215,000
1987San Diego PadresTeam Payroll25215,000-3231555344,90660,000430,000
1987San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll25215,000-3231955344,90660,000430,000
1988San Diego PadresTeam Payroll26265,000-3341153392,10762,500695,000
1989Detroit TigersTeam Payroll2762,500-69132-429,80262,500757,500
* 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