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John CandelariaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1967-1993 MLB Years: 1975-1993
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Drafted
World Series Champion

PositionsP-604Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn Robert Candelaria
Height6-6Weight225BatsRightThrowsLeft
Born DateNovember 6,1953 [64.283]PlaceBrooklyn,New York
High SchoolLaSalle Academy (New York,NY)

DraftedSelected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (47th overall) of the 1972 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsDoug Deutsch
MLB DebutJune 8,1975 [21.214]
OrganizationsPIT [14] BAL [4] CAL [3] LAN [2] NYA [2] MIN [1] MON [1] NYN [1] TOR [1] Awards4Awards Voting2-25
TBC Player ID9603Retrosheet IDcandj001MLBAM ID111952
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Player Notes:   Threw a no-hitter on August 9,1976 against the Los Angeles Dodgers ... Opening day starter for Pittsburgh Pirates in 1978,1983
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts71Walks81Hittable57SO/BB86vsPower57Hitting37Durability54Team.524Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1973nullA--ST191023.7918171210095.0844540038600001.287.96--3.605.681.58.833-
1974nullA+--ST201183.68252419201154.014680630631470001.368.53--3.688.592.33.579-
1974nullAAA--ST20001.64110000011.072201100000.735.73--0.828.1810.00--
1974Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST01183.55262519201165.015382650641570001.328.35--3.498.562.45.5791.84
1975nullAAA--ST21711.771091430161.0531512017480001.157.82--2.517.082.82.875-
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit45ST21862.76181804100120.2954737836951021.097.090.602.697.092.64.5712.82
1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit45ST221673.153231111411220.0173877722601380021.067.080.902.455.652.30.6963.52
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit45ST232052.34333306100230.2197646029501331221.077.691.131.955.192.66.8003.90
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit45ST2412113.24302913111189.019173681549943351.279.100.712.334.481.92.5223.48
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit45ST251493.22333038020207.0201837425411012031.178.741.091.784.392.46.6093.96
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit45ST2611144.01353417011233.02461141041450970231.279.490.541.933.741.94.4403.38
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit45ST27223.54660000040.2421716311140001.309.300.662.433.101.27.5003.68
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit45ST281272.94313011111174.2166625713371331041.168.550.671.916.853.59.6322.87
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit45ST291583.23333212000197.2191737115451573221.198.700.682.057.153.49.6522.87
1984Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit45ST3012112.72332853142185.0179695619341331111.158.690.921.656.463.91.5223.23
1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit45Rel31243.64370370026954.0572322714470011.319.441.162.327.793.36.3333.46
1985California AngelsALMLBcal45ST31733.8013130110071.0703330724532001.328.870.893.046.722.21.7003.49
1986Palm Springs AngelsCalifA+cal-ST32002.5722000007.04220280000.865.14--2.5710.294.00--
1986California AngelsALMLBcal45ST321022.5516160110091.2683026426812131.036.680.392.557.953.12.8332.52
1987California AngelsALMLBcal45ST33864.71202000000116.212770611720740011.269.801.311.545.713.70.5714.04
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn45ST33205.84330000012.0178813100101.6212.410.732.197.303.331.0003.03
1988New York YankeesALMLBnya45ST341373.38252416211157.01506959182312121221.108.601.031.326.945.26.6503.20
1989Gulf Coast YankeesGCLRknya-ST35100.0022000008.060001120000.886.75--1.1313.5012.001.000-
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya45S/R35335.141064101049.0492828812372101.249.001.472.206.803.08.5004.11
1989Montreal ExposNLMLBmon45Rel35023.3112012002016.0178634140001.299.371.652.207.713.50.0004.17
1990Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin35Rel36733.39341330010458.055232299443001.108.491.391.396.794.89.7003.77
1990Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor48Rel36035.4813211005121.0321313211192002.0213.500.844.648.021.73.0003.79
1991Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan54Rel37113.74590590010233.2311614311381101.258.290.802.9410.163.45.5002.74
1992Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan54Rel38252.84500500011525.02098113231001.307.110.364.628.171.77.2863.02
1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit45Rel39038.2424024006119.225191829171011.7311.440.924.127.781.89.0004.11
MLB Totals - 19 Season(s)Filter1771223.33600356244541382292519.22399103893524559216732826321.188.550.872.115.962.83.5920.68
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter29113.195855315602336.030014411901222850001.268.04--3.277.632.34.725-
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter711.7511101430172.0601714018580001.087.50--2.257.253.22.875-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1183.63272619201161.015082650651550001.348.39--3.638.662.38.579-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1023.7918171210095.0844540038600001.287.96--3.605.681.58.833-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter100.0022000008.060001120000.886.75--1.1313.5012.001.000-
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter124873.173452717445942161869.0176373166017243611591310261.178.470.832.105.572.66.588-
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter363.3610901090021758.1512522424612101.277.780.613.669.312.54.333-
California Angels Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter25113.77494902200278.026513311728702084141.208.540.902.266.702.97.694-
New York Yankees Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter16103.80353057221206.01999787263515841321.148.691.141.536.904.51.615-
Minnesota Twins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter733.39341330010458.055232299443001.108.491.391.396.794.89.700-
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter035.4813211005121.0321313211192002.0213.500.844.648.021.73.000-
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter023.3112012002016.0178634140001.299.371.652.207.713.50.000-
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter205.84330000012.0178813100101.6212.410.732.197.303.331.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings15113.335231215173220.0209908121521462231.188.550.872.115.962.83.5770.68
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings1973.193836210401220.019694780801870001.268.04--3.277.632.34.731-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1967BluefieldAppRk-13672465085108847260355200000.346.427.549.97613526281.414.203.451.43412.4618.511.492.8530.7530.59
1968StocktonCalifA+-1468244529063740140356500000.369.448.504.95212316279.483.135.336.43312.5423.301.862.5134.8617.78
1968ElmiraEastAA-14624481113103400000.333.407.583.99014327.368.250.417.44511.1114.811.333.7024.0037.50
1968RochesterILAAA-14154641020041031700000.217.265.261.52612249.345.044.130.2456.1234.695.670.000.0020.00
1968Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         893146010894847160418600000.344.420.475.89514921355.455.131.312.40811.5524.232.102.2539.2519.44
1969MiamiFSLA+-151756132154324307800000.375.444.7681.212431263.400.393.571.52411.1112.701.144.7618.6757.14
1971RochesterILAAA-1713649210415431102095250797300000.313.408.539.94726561571.336.226.437.42513.8412.780.923.5024.6039.61
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit45p2118432600020031200000.140.196.140.3366046.194.000.070.1676.5226.094.000.000.000.00
1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit45p22327651421050071705004.184.253.237.49018388.237.053.145.2367.9519.322.430.000.0021.43
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit45p233380518320110141804000.225.262.313.57525588.290.088.125.2584.5520.454.500.000.0027.78
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit45p2431526930010091927002.173.317.231.54812370.273.058.231.27412.8627.142.110.000.0033.33
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit45p2533680940060011808004.132.145.191.33613477.180.059.074.1511.3023.3818.000.000.0044.44
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit45p26357751530070041403102.195.232.234.46618385.234.039.091.2154.7116.473.500.000.0020.00
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit45p27613030003000102100.231.214.231.4453016.231.000.000.1960.006.250.000.000.000.00
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit45p28335461220090062003101.222.295.259.55414264.343.037.148.2609.3831.253.330.000.0016.67
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit45p2933654910020051705003.138.200.154.35410175.188.016.092.1726.6722.673.400.000.0011.11
1984Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit45p3033626820120142504003.129.182.210.39213370.194.081.129.1835.7135.716.251.4362.0037.50
1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit45p31371000000000102000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn45p3335010000000000000.200.200.200.400105.200.000.000.1790.000.000.000.000.000.00
1992Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan54p38500000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000.706100.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter3775963910420314802441622433019.174.233.223.45613324688.236.049.119.0006.4023.553.680.15596.0023.08
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter309110822736855263921370016221900000.332.417.534.9515921201270.387.202.412.00012.7617.241.353.0728.4132.61
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter15153810816433102099260829000000.305.397.515.91227763620.336.210.411.00013.2314.521.103.2326.9038.41
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter624481113103400000.333.407.583.99014327.368.250.417.00011.1114.811.333.7024.0037.50
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter85300651111171064170427300000.370.447.5531.00016628342.465.183.380.00012.2821.351.742.9230.0025.23
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter672465085108847260355200000.346.427.549.97613526281.414.203.451.00012.4618.511.492.8530.7530.59
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter3245913910320314802431622433019.174.232.223.45513224682.237.049.118.0006.3023.753.770.15591.0023.30
New York Mets Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter35010000000000000.200.200.200.400105.200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter500000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000.000100.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162256174591021011970118108.174.233.223.4565710296.236.049.119.0006.4023.553.680.15596.0023.08
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625811191932914201123708511500000.332.417.534.95131063666.387.202.412.00012.7617.241.353.0728.4132.61

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit21P18-1203134-2016.8000.890.13-----18100.011.2
1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit22P32-220331-234341.0001.060.15-----32100.019.8
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit23P33-230630133736.9731.090.16-----33100.020.4
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit24P30-189425--29291.0000.970.15-----3196.818.6
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit25P33-207236-338381.0001.150.18-----33100.020.4
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit26P35-233838234846.9581.310.20-----35100.021.6
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit27P6-4017-1881.0001.330.20-----6100.05.9
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit28P31-174123112524.9600.770.14-----3393.919.1
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit29P33-197520-125251.0000.760.13-----33100.020.4
1984Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit30P33-185321-124241.0000.730.13-----33100.020.4
1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit31P37-54181-109.9000.240.17-----37100.023.0
1985California AngelsALMLBcal31P13-71281-1110.9090.770.14-----13100.08.0
1986Palm Springs Angels CalifA+cal32P2--1---111.0000.50------2100.01.4
1986California AngelsALMLBcal32P16-91310--13131.0000.810.14-----16100.09.9
1987California AngelsALMLBcal33P20-116423-127271.0001.350.23-----20100.012.3
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn33P3-1221--331.0001.000.25-----3100.01.9
1988New York YankeesALMLBnya34P25-157422--26261.0001.040.17-----25100.015.5
1989Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya35P2--22--441.0002.00------2100.03.2
1989Montreal ExposNLMLBmon35P12-16111-32.6670.170.13-----12100.07.4
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya35P10-4916--771.0000.700.14-----10100.06.2
1990Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin36P34-5833--661.0000.180.10-----34100.021.0
1990Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor36P13-2116--771.0000.540.33-----13100.08.0
1991Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan37P59-33-2--221.0000.030.06-----59100.036.4
1992Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan38P50-25-5--551.0000.100.20-----50100.030.9
1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit39P24-19-------------24100.014.8
MLB Totals for P - 19 season(s)-   P600-2517583391116408397.9730.660.16-----6000.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P2--1---111.0000.50------20.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P2--22--441.0002.00------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1975Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2118----------
1976Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2232----------
1977Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2333----------
1978Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2430----------
1979Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2533----------
1980Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2635----------
1981Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit276----------
1982Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2831----------
1983Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit2933----------
1984Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3033----------
1985Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3137----------
1985California AngelsALMLBcal3113----------
1986Palm Springs Angels CalifA+cal322----------
1986California AngelsALMLBcal3216----------
1987California AngelsALMLBcal3320----------
1987New York MetsNLMLBnyn333----------
1988New York YankeesALMLBnya3425----------
1989Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya352----------
1989Montreal ExposNLMLBmon3512----------
1989New York YankeesALMLBnya3510----------
1990Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin3634----------
1990Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor3613----------
1991Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3759----------
1992Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3850----------
1993Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit3924----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1975Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB21003.521007.23321400.693.520.002.3516.437.000.00.000
1979Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB25002.571007.0521400.866.430.001.295.144.000.00.000
1979Pittsburgh PiratesWorld SeriesMLB25115.002009.01452401.7814.000.002.004.002.000.00.500
1986California AngelsChamp. SeriesMLB32110.8420010.21116701.679.280.005.065.911.170.00.500
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs112.13404000025.319060925001.116.750.003.208.882.780.00.500
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs115.0020200009.01405024001.7814.000.002.004.002.000.00.500

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1975Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB2113000000000300000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1979Pittsburgh PiratesChamp. SeriesMLB2513000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
1979Pittsburgh PiratesWorld SeriesMLB2523010000000200000.333.333.333.6661031.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs26000000000500000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.0000.0083.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs23010000000200000.333.333.333.6661031.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1976National League Player of the Week (August 9-August 15)1
1982National League Player of the Week (July 19-July 25) ... NL Pitcher of the Month (July)2
1986AL Comeback Player of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1993-07-09Released by Pirates. 
1992-12-16ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
1992-11-03Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1991-03-25ContractSigned as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
1990-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1990-07-27TradeTraded by Twins to Blue Jays for Pedro Munoz and Nelson Liriano. 
1990-02-28ContractSigned as Free Agent by Twins. 
1990-01-24Released by Expos. 
1989-08-29TradeTraded by Yankees to Expos for Mike Blowers. 
1988-01-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1987-11-09Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1987-09-15TradeTraded by Angels to Mets for Jeff Richardson and Shane Young. 
1985-08-02TradeTraded by Pirates with George Hendrick and Al Holland to Angels for Bob Kipper, Mike Brown and Pat Clements. 
* 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
1985Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll31612,500-1571175++370,78060,000612,500
1985California AngelsTeam Payroll31612,500-1571175++370,78060,000612,500
1986California AngelsTeam Payroll32800,000-1101085++386,34760,0001,412,500
1987New York MetsTeam Payroll33800,000-102786++344,90660,0002,212,500
1987California AngelsTeam Payroll33800,000-1021086++344,90660,0002,212,500
1988New York YankeesTeam Payroll34700,000-1571078++392,10762,5002,912,500
1989New York YankeesTeam Payroll35800,000-1581081++429,80262,5003,712,500
1989Montreal ExposTeam Payroll35800,000-158881++429,80262,5003,712,500
1990Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll36500,000-2991458515,727100,0004,212,500
1990Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll36500,000-299958515,727100,0004,212,500
1991Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll37830,000-2371567++742,231100,0005,042,500
1992Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll381,250,000-2241473++962,245109,0006,292,500
1993Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll39760,000-302967968,431109,0007,052,500
* 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