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John Russell

John William Russell

Positions: Catcher, Outfielder and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 200 lb.

Born: January 5, 1961 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, US
High School: Norman HS (Norman, OK)
School: University of Oklahoma (Norman, OK)

Drafted by the Montreal Expos in the 4th round of the 1979 MLB June Amateur Draft from Norman HS (Norman, OK) and the Philadelphia Phillies in the 1st round (13th) of the 1982 MLB June Amateur Draft from University of Oklahoma (Norman, OK).

Major League Stats

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1982 21 -2.2 Reading EL AA PHI 77 295 263 26 53 10 5 6 30 3 2 23 84 .202 .273 .346 .619 91 4 2 3 3
1983 22 -3.1 Portland PCL AAA PHI 128 491 445 71 113 23 3 27 76 3 3 42 109 .254 .320 .501 .821 223 2 0 2 1
1984 23 -2.2 Portland PCL AAA PHI 93 403 350 75 101 22 5 19 77 1 0 44 91 .289 .375 .543 .918 190 6 0 3 0
1985 24 -1.3 Portland PCL AAA PHI 16 63 49 8 15 2 2 4 11 0 0 13 15 .306 .460 .673 1.134 33 1 0 0 3
1987 26 0.5 Maine IL AAA PHI 44 167 143 15 29 6 1 7 24 2 3 22 37 .203 .307 .406 .713 58 0 1 1 0
1988 27 1.3 Maine IL AAA PHI 110 430 394 50 90 18 0 13 52 4 2 29 108 .228 .286 .373 .659 147 4 0 3 2
1990 29 2.7 Oklahoma City AA AAA TEX 6 24 22 7 9 4 0 2 6 0 0 2 3 .409 .458 .864 1.322 19 0 0 0 0
1992 31 6.8 Tulsa TL AA TEX 46 186 163 26 42 11 0 10 27 0 4 17 42 .258 .344 .509 .853 83 6 5 0 1 1
1994 33 6.2 Louisville AA AAA STL 2 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Seasons 522 2064 1833 278 452 96 16 88 303 13 14 193 490 .247 .324 .460 .784 844 6 22 3 13 10
AA (2 seasons) AA 123 481 426 52 95 21 5 16 57 3 6 40 126 .223 .301 .408 .709 174 6 9 2 4 4
AAA (7 seasons) AAA 399 1583 1407 226 357 75 11 72 246 10 8 153 364 .254 .331 .476 .807 670 0 13 1 9 6
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1982 21 Reading EL AA PHI OF 36 73 65 6 2 1 .973 1.97
1982 21 Reading EL AA PHI 1B 1 6 6 0 0 0 1.000 6.00
1982 21 Reading EL AA PHI C 48 331 283 38 10 2 .970 6.69 3
1983 22 Portland PCL AAA PHI OF 45 80 75 4 1 1 .988 1.76
1983 22 Portland PCL AAA PHI 3B 7 15 3 10 2 1 .867 1.86
1983 22 Portland PCL AAA PHI C 83 526 473 44 9 2 .983 6.23 13
1984 23 Portland PCL AAA PHI OF 85 149 134 11 4 1 .973 1.71
1984 23 Portland PCL AAA PHI 1B 7 52 45 6 1 4 .981 7.29
1984 23 Portland PCL AAA PHI C 2 4 3 1 0 0 1.000 2.00 0
1985 24 Portland PCL AAA PHI OF 16 23 21 1 1 0 .957 1.38
1985 24 Portland PCL AAA PHI 1B 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
1985 24 Portland PCL AAA PHI C 1 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00 0
1987 26 Maine IL AAA PHI OF 26 53 48 3 2 0 .962 1.96
1987 26 Maine IL AAA PHI 3B 3 5 1 4 0 0 1.000 1.67
1987 26 Maine IL AAA PHI C 14 65 58 7 0 0 1.000 4.64 2
1988 27 Maine IL AAA PHI OF 19 28 26 2 0 0 1.000 1.47
1988 27 Maine IL AAA PHI 3B 11 16 5 9 2 0 .875 1.27
1988 27 Maine IL AAA PHI 1B 5 28 21 5 2 3 .929 5.20
1988 27 Maine IL AAA PHI C 60 355 311 38 6 2 .983 5.82 10
1990 29 Oklahoma City AA AAA TEX C 5 32 30 1 1 0 .969 6.20 0
1992 31 Tulsa TL AA TEX C 37 292 264 27 1 5 .997 7.86 3
1994 33 Louisville AA AAA STL C 1 7 5 2 0 0 1.000 7.00 1 0 0
9 Seasons 513 2143 1880 219 44 22 .979 4.09 32 0 0
C (9 seasons) C 251 1614 1429 158 27 11 .983 6.32 32 0 0
OF (6 seasons) OF 227 406 369 27 10 3 .975 1.74
1B (4 seasons) 1B 14 87 73 11 3 7 .966 6.00
3B (3 seasons) 3B 21 36 9 23 4 1 .889 1.52
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1995 34 Elizabethton APPY Rk MIN 1 of 1 64 33 31 .516
1996 35 Fort Myers FLOR A+ MIN 1 of 1 138 79 58 .577
1997 36 Fort Myers FLOR A+ MIN 1 of 1 139 81 58 .583
1998 37 New Britain EL AA MIN 1 of 1 142 83 59 .585
1999 38 New Britain EL AA MIN 1 of 1 141 59 82 .418
2000 39 New Britain EL AA MIN 1 of 1 142 51 91 .359
2001 40 Edmonton PCL AAA MIN 1 of 1 143 60 83 .420
2002 41 Edmonton PCL AAA MIN 1 of 1 140 81 59 .579
2006 45 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre IL AAA PHI 1 of 1 142 84 58 .592
2007 46 Ottawa IL AAA PHI 1 of 1 143 55 88 .385
2008 47 Pittsburgh NL MLB PIT 1 of 1 162 67 95 .414
2009 48 Pittsburgh NL MLB PIT 1 of 1 161 62 99 .385
2010 49 Pittsburgh NL MLB PIT 1 of 1 162 57 105 .352
13 Seasons 1819 852 966 .469
AAA (4 seasons) 568 280 288 .493
AA (3 seasons) 425 193 232 .454
MLB (3 seasons) 485 186 299 .384
A+ (2 seasons) 277 160 116 .580
Rk (1 season) 64 33 31 .516

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1982 21 Reading Phillies Eastern League AA PHI
1983 22 Portland Beavers Pacific Coast League AAA PHI
1984 23 Portland Beavers Pacific Coast League AAA PHI
1984 23 Philadelphia Phillies National League MLB PHI 1 1984-06-22 1984-09-30
1985 24 Portland Beavers Pacific Coast League AAA PHI
1985 24 Philadelphia Phillies National League MLB PHI 1 1985-04-09 1985-10-06
1986 25 Philadelphia Phillies National League MLB PHI 1 1986-04-09 1986-10-05
1987 26 Maine Guides International League AAA PHI
1987 26 Philadelphia Phillies National League MLB PHI 1 1987-04-09 1987-09-01
1988 27 Maine Phillies International League AAA PHI
1988 27 Philadelphia Phillies National League MLB PHI 1 1988-07-07 1988-10-02
1989 28 Atlanta Braves National League MLB ATL 1 1989-04-10 1989-09-26
1990 29 Oklahoma City 89ers American Association AAA TEX
1990 29 Texas Rangers American League MLB TEX 1 1990-05-18 1990-10-03
1991 30 Texas Rangers American League MLB TEX 1 1991-04-10 1991-10-01
1992 31 Tulsa Drillers Texas League AA TEX
1992 31 Texas Rangers American League MLB TEX 1 1992-06-08 1992-06-24
1993 32 Texas Rangers American League MLB TEX 1 1993-04-10 1993-10-02
1994 33 Louisville Redbirds American Association AAA STL

Sabr ID: 9e4bf059

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