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Johnny CallisonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1957-1973 MLB Years: 1958-1973
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PositionsOF-1777, DH-10Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn Wesley Callison
Height5-10Weight175BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 12,1939PlaceQualls,Oklahoma
Death DateOctober 12,2006 [67.214]
High SchoolEast Bakersfield (Bakersfield,CA)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1957 by the Chicago White Sox.
Signing Bonus$7,000
MLB DebutSeptember 9,1958 [19.181]
OrganizationsPHI [10] CHA [3] CHN [2] NYA [2] Awards1Awards Voting4-209
TBC Player ID9555Retrosheet IDcallj101MLBAM ID111895
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Player Notes:   Hit for the cycle on June 27, 1963
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed72Power78Contact58XBH78RBIs71Runs63Hitting69Durability62Team.503Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1957BakersfieldCalifA+-1886350831191861761000000000.340.340.571.91120041350.306.231.231.3980.000.000.004.8620.5934.45
1958IndianapolisAmerAAA-19154545921542392993000000000.283.283.517.80028261545.242.234.235.3470.000.000.005.3218.7939.61
1958Chicago White SoxALMLBcha9of1918641019421121061400101.297.352.469.82130771.360.172.281.3608.4519.722.331.4164.0036.84
1959IndianapolisAmerAAA-207931151931691046000000000.299.299.505.80415735311.276.206.206.3490.000.000.003.2231.1037.63
1959Chicago White SoxALMLBcha9of204910412183031201132010005.173.271.288.559306118.185.115.231.26211.0216.951.542.5434.6733.33
1960Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi6of2199288367511593004457002021.260.360.427.78712325335.316.167.309.35413.4320.901.562.6932.0033.33
1961Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi6of22138455741212011947104697636557.266.363.418.78119040538.299.152.316.34712.8314.131.101.6750.5633.06
1962Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi6of2315760310718126102383103549668118.300.363.491.85429659672.326.191.292.3778.0414.291.783.4226.2232.60
1963Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi6of2415762696178361126788350111213148.284.339.502.84131473692.310.218.305.3697.2316.042.223.7624.0841.01
1964Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi6of2516265410117930103110463369566335.274.316.492.80832271705.279.218.278.3535.1113.482.644.4021.1039.66
1965Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi6of2616061993162251632101655711764525.262.328.509.83731573691.274.247.341.3668.2516.932.054.6319.3445.06
1966Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi6of27155612931694071155885683324411.276.338.418.75625658677.303.142.234.3338.2712.261.481.6255.6434.32
1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi6of281495566214530514646125563333177.261.329.408.73722749620.272.147.236.3248.8710.161.152.2639.7133.79
1968Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi6of291213984697184144043427033246.244.319.415.73416536448.263.171.279.3349.3815.631.673.1328.4337.11
1969Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi6of30134495661312951664214973314116.265.332.440.77221850552.280.175.277.3428.8813.221.492.9030.9438.17
1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn6of311474776512623219687260633031110.264.348.440.78821044543.269.176.312.34711.0511.601.053.5025.1134.92
1971Chicago CubsNLMLBchn6of32103290276112183821365521486.210.298.341.6399921333.229.131.259.28710.8116.521.532.4036.2534.43
1972New York YankeesALMLBnya25of3392275287110093430183402516.258.299.393.69210819300.262.135.211.3146.0011.331.893.0030.5626.76
1973New York YankeesALMLBnya25of34451361024401101142400206.176.197.228.425315142.204.052.081.1942.8216.906.000.70136.0020.83
MLB Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter18866652926175732189226840745165010644151437398.264.331.441.77229346367437.283.177.278.0008.7414.311.643.0429.4336.20
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3191206226366572456200000000000.303.303.530.8336391371206.270.227.226.0000.000.000.004.6421.5437.43
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter233856143247391839139000000000.289.289.513.80243996856.255.224.224.0000.000.000.004.5621.9538.87
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter86350831191861761000000000.340.340.571.91120041350.306.231.231.0000.000.000.004.8620.5934.45
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter1432530677414382658418566660465138543548285364.271.338.457.79524265345930.292.186.286.0008.6514.401.663.1228.6837.13
Chicago Cubs Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter250767921873532710693961185171916.244.329.403.73230965876.254.159.292.00010.9613.471.233.0828.4134.76
New York Yankees Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter13741138951401044412258027112.231.266.338.60413924442.243.107.168.0004.9813.122.642.2641.1025.26
Chicago White Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter6716822377242411193410106.220.302.357.6596013189.252.137.250.00010.0517.991.792.1242.0035.14
Average MLB - Per 162 games16257180151288197264569144468.264.331.441.77225255639.283.177.278.0008.7414.311.643.0429.4336.20
Average Minor - Per 162 games162612115186291228102000000000.303.303.530.83332570612.270.227.226.0000.000.000.004.6421.5437.43

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1958Chicago White SoxALMLBcha19OF18--392114241.9762.28------18100.011.7
1959Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20OF41--5431-5857.9831.39------4983.726.6
1960Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi21OF86--176724185183.9892.13------9986.955.8
1961Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi22OF124--2271082245237.9671.91------13889.980.5
1962Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi23OF152--3272477358351.9802.31------15796.894.4
1963Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24OF157--2982624326324.9942.06------157100.096.9
1964Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25OF162--3191943342338.9882.09------162100.0100.0
1965Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26OF159--3132162340334.9822.10------16099.498.8
1966Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27OF154--2751232290287.9901.86------15599.495.1
1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28OF147--2861271305298.9772.03------14998.790.7
1968Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29OF109--18710-11971971.0001.81------12190.167.3
1969Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi30OF129--2731233288285.9902.21------13496.379.6
1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31OF144--244873259252.9731.75------14798.088.9
1971Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32OF89--15833-164161.9821.81------10386.454.9
1972New York YankeesALMLBnya33OF74-582127411132131.9921.770.23-----9280.447.7
1973New York YankeesALMLBnya34OF32-2524622-5048.9601.500.19-----4571.119.8
1973New York YankeesALMLBnya34DH10---------------4522.26.2
MLB Totals for OF - 16 season(s)-   OF1777-8343349175573435813524.9841.984.23-----17770.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH10---------------100.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1958Chicago White SoxALMLBcha19---------18-
1959Chicago White SoxALMLBcha20---------41-
1960Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi21---------86-
1961Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi22---------124-
1962Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi23---------152-
1963Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi24---------157-
1964Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi25---------162-
1965Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi26---------159-
1966Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27---------154-
1967Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28---------147-
1968Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29---------109-
1969Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi30---------129-
1970Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31---------144-
1971Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32---------89-
1972New York YankeesALMLBnya33---------74-
1973New York YankeesALMLBnya34---------3210

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1964MLB All-Star Game Most Valuable Player1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1973-08-18Released by Yankees. 
1972-01-20TradeTraded by Cubs to Yankees for Jack Aker. 
1969-11-17TradeTraded by Phillies to Cubs for Oscar Gamble and Dick Selma. 
1959-12-09TradeTraded by White Sox to Phillies for Gene Freese. 
1957-06-14ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by White Sox. 
* 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.