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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
John Henry Vander Wal
Stat Years
1987-2004  [mlb] 1991-2004
6-2 / 197
Left / Left
OF (605) ... RF (335) ... 1B (204) ... LF (127) ... DH (30)
Draft Position
Born Date/Place
High School
Hudsonville (Hudsonville,MI)
Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, Michigan)
Selected by the Montreal Expos in Round #3 (#70 overall) of the 1987 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1991-09-06 - Boxscore  (Age: 25.130)
Service Time
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
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Season Batting Totals

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2004Louisville BatsILAAAAAA2538---1816485930022051000011.
2004Cincinnati RedsNLMLBMLB2538Log - Sp - Ext1842512620240042000000.
2 record(s)
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 Level Level of the team in terms of MLB, minor league level, Independent or College division Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. 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)

John Vander Wal Batting Log for 2004

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July 2004
2004-07-1188CINMILNLW 9-6Box | PBP113311b9-11-121------------76131111.0002.0001.0003.000
2004-07-1589CINSLNNLL 2-7Box | PBP21332ph9-1----------1------9545---1.0002.0001.0003.000
2004-07-1690CINSLNNLL 5-7Box | PBP31333ph9-11----------------22--1-1.5001.000.6671.667
2004-07-1892CINSLNNLL 4-10Box | PBP41334rf7122114--12---------734-1-2.5001.500.6002.100
2004-07-2195CINCHNNLL 4-5Box | PBP51335rf7144----------2-----181354522.250.750.3331.083
2004-07-2296CINCHNNLL 2-13Box | PBP613361b8-11----------1-----532--3-.222.667.300.967
2004-07-2397CINPITNLL 3-6Box | PBP71337ph7-11----------1-----5321-2-.200.600.273.873
2004-07-2498CINPITNLL 4-14Box | PBP81338ph-1b9-11-11-------------523-1-1.273.636.333.970
2004-07-2599CINPITNLL 5-6Box | PBP91339ph9-11----------------312---1.250.583.308.891
2004-07-26100CINSLNNLL 6-9Box | PBP101340rf7133----------1-----1914575-2.200.467.250.717
2004-07-27101CINSLNNLL 0-6Box | PBP111341rf7133----------1-----15871322.167.389.211.599
2004-07-28102CINSLNNLL 10-11Box | PBP121342rf2133-11-------------96312-3.190.381.227.608
2004-07-30103CINHOUNLW 3-2Box | PBP131343ph2-11----------1-----6512-3-.182.364.217.581
August 2004
2004-08-01105CINHOUNLL 5-7Box | PBP141344ph6-11----------------11----1.174.348.208.556
2004-08-04107CINSFNNLW 8-7Box | PBP151345ph9-11----------1-----633111-.167.333.200.533
2004-08-05108CINSFNNLW 12-3Box | PBP1613461b9-11-121------------53211-1.200.400.231.631
2004-08-06109CINCOLNLL 5-8Box | PBP171347ph9-11----------------11----1.192.385.222.607
2004-08-07110CINCOLNLL 5-9Box | PBP181348rf6155114--12---2-----171251623.194.452.219.670
2004-08-08111CINCOLNLW 14-7Box | PBP191349ph9-11----------1-----33--21-.188.438.212.650
2004-08-10112CINLANNLL 2-5Box | PBP201350ph9-11----------------211---1.182.424.206.630
2004-08-11113CINLANNLL 1-11Box | PBP211351rf7111----------------532-2-1.176.412.200.612
2004-08-12114CINLANNLW 6-5Box | PBP221352ph2-11----------1-----33-111-.171.400.194.594
2004-08-14116CINSDNNLW 11-5Box | PBP231353ph9-11----------1-----7522-3-.167.389.189.578
2004-08-15117CINSDNNLL 2-7Box | PBP241354ph9-11----------1-----7523-2-.162.378.184.563
2004-08-16118CINSLNNLL 5-10Box | PBP251355ph---------------------------.162.378.184.563
2004-08-20121CINARINLW 2-0Box | PBP261356ph7-1----------1------7342-1-.162.378.205.584
2004-08-21122CINARINLL 1-2Box | PBP271357ph9-11----------1-----33-111-.158.368.200.568
2004-08-22123CINARINLW 11-1Box | PBP281358ph9-11----------1-----43121--.154.359.195.554
2004-08-24124CINSLNNLW 4-3Box | PBP291359ph6-11----------------8532111.150.350.190.540
2004-08-25125CINSLNNLL 5-6Box | PBP301360ph9-11----------------7524--1.146.341.186.528
2004-08-27127CINARINLL 3-4Box | PBP311361ph9-11----------1-----431-12-.143.333.182.515
2004-08-30130CINHOUNLL 3-11Box | PBP321362ph9-11----------1-----43112--.140.326.178.503
2004-08-31131CINHOUNLL 0-8Box | PBP331363ph8-11----------------22---11.136.318.174.492
September 2004
2004-09-01132CINHOUNLL 3-9Box | PBP341364ph6-1----------1------7343---.136.318.191.510
2004-09-03133CINMILNLL 4-11Box | PBP351365ph7-11----------------63311-1.133.311.188.499
2004-09-04134CINMILNLL 3-7Box | PBP361366ph9-11----------------11----1.130.304.184.488
2004-09-06136CINHOUNLL 5-11Box | PBP371367ph3-11----------------11----
2004-09-11141CINMILNLW 9-0Box | PBP381368ph9-11----------------7524--
2004-09-12142CINMILNLL 0-11Box | PBP391369ph3-11----------------11----
2004-09-14144CINPHINLW 7-6Box | PBP401370ph9-11----------1-----4311-2-.
2004-09-17147CINCHNNLL 4-12Box | PBP411371ph9-11----------1-----64231--.
2004-09-27156CINCHNNLL 5-12Box | PBP421372ph6-1----------1------514-1--.
42 record(s)
Game Date Calendar date of the game Tm-Gm# Game Number of his Team Tm Team Played For Opp Opponent (Team) Lg League Result Final score of game Boxscore Link to Boxscore (Box) and Play by Play (PBP) S-G# Season Game Number for Player C-G# Career Game Number for Player Pos Defensive Position Ln Lineup slot in batting order GS Games Started PA Plate Appearances AB At Bats R Runs H Hits TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HBP Hit by a Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IBB Intentional Walks GDP Grounded into Double Play Pit Pitches Str Strikes Bal Balls Fou Fouls Cal Called Strikes Sw Swing and Miss Strikes InPl Balls put in Play 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)