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Proper Name
John Albert Martinez
High Level
MLB (1969-1986)
Positions
C (1008) ... DH (2) ... OF (1) ... P (1)
Ht / Wt
5-10 / 190
Bats / Throws
Right / Right
age
75.201
place
Redding,California
High School
Elk Grove (Elk Grove,CA)
colleges
Sacramento City College (Sacramento,CA),
MLB Debut
MLB Teams
KCA [8] TOR [6] MIL [3]
TBC#
14832
mlbam id
118369
Retrosheet
Stat Capsuleavgopsabrhhrrbisb
Career MLB [1969-1986].225.6272743245618583215
Speed
29
Power
58
Contact
53
XBH
66
RBIs
60
Runs
32
Hitting
36
Durability
39
Team
.527
Player Notes:  [2001] Inducted into the Sacramento City College Athletics Hall of Fame
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Batting Statistics
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year team name league level org age   # pos link   g ab   r   h 2b 3b hr rbi sb cs bb so hbp sh sf iw gdp tb pa xbh 1b avg obp slg ops secA iso babip bb% so% so/bb ab/hr
1969 Kansas City Royals AL MLB kca 20 21 c log 72 205 14 47 6 1 4 23 0 0 8 25 0 1 0 2 4 67 214 11 36 .229 .258 .327 .585 .137 .098 .244 3.74 11.68 3.13 51.25
1970 Kansas City Royals AL MLB kca 21 6 c log 6 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 11 0 1 .111 .273 .111 .384 .222 .000 .125 18.18 9.09 0.50 --
1971 Kansas City Royals AL MLB kca 22 6 c log 22 46 3 7 2 0 0 1 0 1 5 9 0 1 1 0 1 9 53 2 5 .152 .231 .196 .426 .130 .043 .184 9.43 16.98 1.80 --
1973 Kansas City Royals AL MLB kca 24 42 c log 14 32 2 8 1 0 1 6 0 0 4 5 0 1 0 0 2 12 37 2 6 .250 .333 .375 .708 .250 .125 .269 10.81 13.51 1.25 32.00
1974 Kansas City Royals AL MLB kca 25 21 c log 43 107 10 23 3 1 1 8 0 1 14 19 2 0 0 0 1 31 123 5 18 .215 .317 .290 .607 .196 .075 .253 11.38 15.45 1.36 107.00
1975 Kansas City Royals AL MLB kca 26 21 c log 80 226 15 51 9 2 3 23 1 0 21 28 1 6 1 0 4 73 255 14 37 .226 .293 .323 .616 .195 .097 .245 8.24 10.98 1.33 75.33
1976 Kansas City Royals AL MLB kca 27 21 c log 95 267 24 61 13 3 5 34 0 0 16 45 0 9 3 1 2 95 295 21 40 .228 .269 .356 .625 .187 .127 .255 5.42 15.25 2.81 53.40
1977 Kansas City Royals AL MLB kca 28 21 c log 29 80 3 18 4 0 1 9 0 1 3 12 0 2 0 0 1 25 85 5 13 .225 .253 .313 .566 .113 .088 .254 3.53 14.12 4.00 80.00
1978 Milwaukee Brewers AL MLB mil 29 21 c log 89 256 26 56 10 1 1 20 1 1 14 42 0 12 4 1 4 71 286 12 44 .219 .255 .277 .533 .113 .059 .253 4.90 14.69 3.00 256.00
1979 Milwaukee Brewers AL MLB mil 30 21 c log 69 196 17 53 8 0 4 26 0 1 8 25 0 8 2 0 3 73 214 12 41 .270 .296 .372 .669 .138 .102 .290 3.74 11.68 3.13 49.00
1980 Milwaukee Brewers AL MLB mil 31 21 c log 76 219 16 49 9 0 3 17 1 0 12 33 1 5 1 0 3 67 238 12 37 .224 .266 .306 .572 .142 .082 .250 5.04 13.87 2.75 73.00
1981 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 32 13 c log 45 128 13 29 8 1 4 21 1 0 11 16 1 3 3 0 6 51 146 13 16 .227 .287 .398 .685 .266 .172 .225 7.53 10.96 1.45 32.00
1982 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 33 13 c log 96 260 26 63 17 0 10 37 1 1 24 34 0 2 5 1 10 110 291 27 36 .242 .301 .423 .724 .273 .181 .240 8.25 11.68 1.42 26.00
1983 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 34 13 c log 88 221 27 56 14 0 10 33 0 1 29 39 0 1 2 0 7 100 253 24 32 .253 .337 .452 .790 .326 .199 .264 11.46 15.42 1.34 22.10
1984 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 35 13 c log 102 232 24 51 13 1 5 37 0 3 29 49 2 1 9 0 2 81 273 19 32 .220 .301 .349 .651 .241 .129 .246 10.62 17.95 1.69 46.40
1985 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 36 13 c log 42 99 11 16 3 0 4 14 0 0 10 12 1 0 3 0 3 31 113 7 9 .162 .239 .313 .552 .253 .152 .140 8.85 10.62 1.20 24.75
1986 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 37 13 c log 81 160 13 29 8 0 2 12 0 0 20 25 0 4 1 0 5 43 185 10 19 .181 .271 .269 .539 .213 .088 .201 10.81 13.51 1.25 80.00
1969 MLB Total -- KCA -- -- -- -- 72 205 14 47 6 1 4 23 0 0 8 25 0 1 0 2 4 67 214 11 36 .229 .258 .327 .585 .137 .098 .244 3.74 11.68 3.13 51.25
1970 MLB Total -- KCA -- -- -- -- 6 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 11 0 1 .111 .273 .111 .384 .222 .000 .125 18.18 9.09 0.50 --
1971 MLB Total -- KCA -- -- -- -- 22 46 3 7 2 0 0 1 0 1 5 9 0 1 1 0 1 9 53 2 5 .152 .231 .196 .426 .130 .043 .184 9.43 16.98 1.80 --
1973 MLB Total -- KCA -- -- -- -- 14 32 2 8 1 0 1 6 0 0 4 5 0 1 0 0 2 12 37 2 6 .250 .333 .375 .708 .250 .125 .269 10.81 13.51 1.25 32.00
1974 MLB Total -- KCA -- -- -- -- 43 107 10 23 3 1 1 8 0 1 14 19 2 0 0 0 1 31 123 5 18 .215 .317 .290 .607 .196 .075 .253 11.38 15.45 1.36 107.00
1975 MLB Total -- KCA -- -- -- -- 80 226 15 51 9 2 3 23 1 0 21 28 1 6 1 0 4 73 255 14 37 .226 .293 .323 .616 .195 .097 .245 8.24 10.98 1.33 75.33
1976 MLB Total -- KCA -- -- -- -- 95 267 24 61 13 3 5 34 0 0 16 45 0 9 3 1 2 95 295 21 40 .228 .269 .356 .625 .187 .127 .255 5.42 15.25 2.81 53.40
1977 MLB Total -- KCA -- -- -- -- 29 80 3 18 4 0 1 9 0 1 3 12 0 2 0 0 1 25 85 5 13 .225 .253 .313 .566 .113 .088 .254 3.53 14.12 4.00 80.00
1978 MLB Total -- MIL -- -- -- -- 89 256 26 56 10 1 1 20 1 1 14 42 0 12 4 1 4 71 286 12 44 .219 .255 .277 .533 .113 .059 .253 4.90 14.69 3.00 256.00
1979 MLB Total -- MIL -- -- -- -- 69 196 17 53 8 0 4 26 0 1 8 25 0 8 2 0 3 73 214 12 41 .270 .296 .372 .669 .138 .102 .290 3.74 11.68 3.13 49.00
1980 MLB Total -- MIL -- -- -- -- 76 219 16 49 9 0 3 17 1 0 12 33 1 5 1 0 3 67 238 12 37 .224 .266 .306 .572 .142 .082 .250 5.04 13.87 2.75 73.00
1981 MLB Total -- TOR -- -- -- -- 45 128 13 29 8 1 4 21 1 0 11 16 1 3 3 0 6 51 146 13 16 .227 .287 .398 .685 .266 .172 .225 7.53 10.96 1.45 32.00
1982 MLB Total -- TOR -- -- -- -- 96 260 26 63 17 0 10 37 1 1 24 34 0 2 5 1 10 110 291 27 36 .242 .301 .423 .724 .273 .181 .240 8.25 11.68 1.42 26.00
1983 MLB Total -- TOR -- -- -- -- 88 221 27 56 14 0 10 33 0 1 29 39 0 1 2 0 7 100 253 24 32 .253 .337 .452 .790 .326 .199 .264 11.46 15.42 1.34 22.10
1984 MLB Total -- TOR -- -- -- -- 102 232 24 51 13 1 5 37 0 3 29 49 2 1 9 0 2 81 273 19 32 .220 .301 .349 .651 .241 .129 .246 10.62 17.95 1.69 46.40
1985 MLB Total -- TOR -- -- -- -- 42 99 11 16 3 0 4 14 0 0 10 12 1 0 3 0 3 31 113 7 9 .162 .239 .313 .552 .253 .152 .140 8.85 10.62 1.20 24.75
1986 MLB Total -- TOR -- -- -- -- 81 160 13 29 8 0 2 12 0 0 20 25 0 4 1 0 5 43 185 10 19 .181 .271 .269 .539 .213 .088 .201 10.81 13.51 1.25 80.00
Total MLB (17 yrs) -- MLB -- -- -- -- -- 1049 2743 245 618 128 10 58 321 5 10 230 419 8 56 35 5 59 940 3072 196 422 .225 .284 .343 .627 .199 .117 .243 7.49 13.64 1.82 47.29
Total AL (17 yrs) -- AL -- -- -- -- -- 1049 2743 245 618 128 10 58 321 5 10 230 419 8 56 35 5 59 940 3072 196 422 .225 .284 .343 .627 .199 .117 .243 7.49 13.64 1.82 47.29
Other Batting
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year team name league level age   g ab   r   h 2b 3b hr rbi sb cs bb so hbp sh sf iw gdp tb pa xbh 1b avg obp slg ops secA iso babip bb% so% so/bb ab/hr
1976 Kansas City Royals Championship Series Playoffs 27 5 15 0 5 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 5 16 0 5 .333 .375 .333 .708 .067 .000 .417 6.25 18.75 3.00 --
-- Totals -- Playoffs 27 5 15 0 5 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 5 16 0 5 .333 .375 .333 .708 .067 .000 .417 6.25 18.75 3.00 --
Pitching Statistics
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year team name league level org age   # link role   w   l   g gs cg sh gr gf sv ip   h   r er hr bb so wp bk hb era whip h9 hr9 bb9 so9 ra9 so/bb
1979 Milwaukee Brewers AL MLB mil 30 21 log Reliever 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 9.00 2.00 9.00 0.00 9.00 0.00 9.00 0.00
1979 MLB Total -- MIL -- -- -- Reliever 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 9.00 2.00 9.00 0.00 9.00 0.00 9.00 0.00
Total MLB (1 yrs) -- MLB -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 9.00 2.00 9.00 0.00 9.00 0.00 9.00 0.00
Total AL (1 yrs) -- AL -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1.0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 9.00 2.00 9.00 0.00 9.00 0.00 9.00 0.00
Fielding Statistics
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year team name league level mlb age pos   g gs inn po   a   e dp tc tsc sb cs sb% fpct rfg rfi rf9i tm shr pl shr tm rk
1969 Kansas City Royals AL MLB kca 20 c 55 0 420.2 290 25 9 7 324 315 19 11 63.33 .972 5.7 0.75 6.75 34.0 76.4 2
1969 Kansas City Royals AL MLB kca 20 of 1 0 8.0 2 1 0 1 3 3 0 0 -- 1.000 3.0 0.38 3.38 0.6 1.4 12
1970 Kansas City Royals AL MLB kca 21 c 5 0 30.0 20 3 1 0 24 23 0 0 -- .958 4.6 0.77 6.90 3.1 83.3 4
1971 Kansas City Royals AL MLB kca 22 c 21 0 138.0 84 6 3 0 93 90 0 0 -- .968 4.3 0.65 5.87 13.0 95.5 4
1973 Kansas City Royals AL MLB kca 24 c 14 0 94.0 52 4 2 1 58 56 3 2 60.00 .966 4.0 0.60 5.36 8.6 100.0 4
1974 Kansas City Royals AL MLB kca 25 c 38 0 281.0 151 16 4 1 171 167 19 7 73.08 .977 4.4 0.59 5.35 23.5 88.4 2
1975 Kansas City Royals AL MLB kca 26 c 79 70 617.1 361 39 8 4 408 400 61 30 67.03 .980 5.1 0.65 5.83 48.8 98.8 1
1976 Kansas City Royals AL MLB kca 27 c 94 86 739.1 420 40 4 4 464 460 76 38 66.67 .991 4.9 0.62 5.60 58.0 98.9 1
1977 Kansas City Royals AL MLB kca 28 c 28 22 202.0 133 8 1 0 142 141 12 6 66.67 .993 5.0 0.70 6.28 17.3 96.6 3
1978 Milwaukee Brewers AL MLB mil 29 c 89 85 716.1 327 32 8 7 367 359 44 24 64.71 .978 4.0 0.50 4.51 54.9 100.0 2
1979 Milwaukee Brewers AL MLB mil 30 c 68 67 547.2 198 39 8 2 245 237 31 23 57.41 .967 3.5 0.43 3.90 42.2 98.6 2
1979 Milwaukee Brewers AL MLB mil 30 p 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- .000 0.0 0.00 0.00 0.6 1.4 15
1980 Milwaukee Brewers AL MLB mil 31 c 76 75 622.0 293 33 5 3 331 326 38 24 61.29 .985 4.3 0.52 4.72 46.9 100.0 2
1981 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 32 c 45 43 372.1 192 22 2 3 216 214 24 13 64.86 .991 4.8 0.58 5.18 42.5 100.0 2
1982 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 33 c 93 79 677.2 382 35 5 8 422 417 27 23 54.00 .988 4.5 0.62 5.54 57.4 96.9 2
1983 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 34 c 85 69 579.1 331 25 4 3 360 356 29 14 67.44 .989 4.2 0.61 5.53 52.5 96.6 2
1984 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 35 c 98 66 616.2 360 34 2 5 396 394 29 15 65.91 .995 4.0 0.64 5.75 60.5 96.1 2
1984 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 35 dh 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- .000 0.0 -- -- 0.6 1.0 10
1985 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 36 c 42 32 269.2 155 16 2 5 173 171 17 10 62.96 .988 4.1 0.64 5.72 26.1 100.0 2
1986 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 37 c 78 47 417.2 289 19 2 6 310 308 27 12 69.23 .994 3.9 0.74 6.64 48.1 96.3 2
1986 Toronto Blue Jays AL MLB tor 37 dh 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- .000 0.0 -- -- 0.6 1.2 11
Total MLB (17 yrs) -- MLB -- -- c 1008 741 7,338 4038 396 70 59 4504 4434 456 252 64.41 .984 4.4 0.60 5.44 -- -- --
Total MLB (1 yrs) -- MLB -- -- of 1 0 8 2 1 0 1 3 3 0 0 -- 1.000 3.0 0.38 3.38 -- -- --
Total MLB (1 yrs) -- MLB -- -- p 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- 0.0 0.00 0.00 -- -- --
Total MLB (2 yrs) -- MLB -- -- dh 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- -- --
Yearly Positional Grid
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year category pos p pos c pos 1b pos 2b pos 3b pos ss pos lf pos cf pos rf pos of pos dh
1969 MLB 0 55 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
1970 MLB 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971 MLB 0 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973 MLB 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1974 MLB 0 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1975 MLB 0 79 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1976 MLB 0 94 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1977 MLB 0 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1978 MLB 0 89 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1979 MLB 1 68 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1980 MLB 0 76 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981 MLB 0 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1982 MLB 0 93 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 MLB 0 85 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 MLB 0 98 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
1985 MLB 0 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986 MLB 0 78 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1