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Russ Stephans

Russell Johns Stephans

Position: Catcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: May 20, 1959
Schools: Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ), Los Angeles Valley College (Los Angeles, CA)

Drafted by the California Angels in the 7th round of the 1979 MLB January Draft-Regular Phase from Los Angeles Valley College (Los Angeles, CA), the Philadelphia Phillies in the 3rd round of the 1979 MLB June Draft-Secondary Phase from Los Angeles Valley College (Los Angeles, CA) and the Kansas City Royals in the 3rd round of the 1980 MLB June Draft-Secondary Phase from Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ).

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
1980 21 0.0 Charleston SALL A KCR 8 24 21 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 .143 .208 .143 .351 3 0 0 1
1981 22 0.9 3 Teams 3 Lgs A-AA-AAA KCR 53 207 178 24 52 2 0 2 20 5 0 22 20 .292 .382 .337 .719 60 5 0 2 2
1981 22 1.1 Charleston SALL A KCR 47 191 163 23 49 2 0 2 19 5 0 21 19 .301 .393 .350 .742 57 5 0 2 2
1981 22 -1.0 Jacksonville SOUL AA KCR 4 13 12 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 .167 .231 .167 .397 2 0 0 0 0
1981 22 -2.8 Omaha AA AAA KCR 2 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 1 0 0 0 0
1982 23 -0.5 Jacksonville SOUL AA KCR 120 435 384 47 101 14 0 10 42 10 6 43 43 .263 .338 .378 .716 145 2 3 3 4
1983 24 -1.6 Omaha AA AAA KCR 61 209 175 25 42 4 2 3 22 1 2 27 18 .240 .346 .337 .683 59 3 1 3 0
1984 25 -0.5 Omaha AA AAA KCR 109 392 334 54 97 21 3 9 48 7 3 50 61 .290 .388 .452 .840 151 4 3 1 2
1985 26 -0.1 Omaha AA AAA KCR 10 32 28 6 8 2 1 0 5 0 0 4 7 .286 .375 .429 .804 12 0 0 0 0
1986 27 0.9 Omaha AA AAA KCR 35 96 84 4 17 3 0 0 9 0 0 9 13 .202 .274 .238 .512 20 0 1 2 2
7 Seasons 396 1395 1204 162 320 46 6 24 147 23 11 157 162 .266 .354 .374 .728 450 14 8 12 10
A (2 seasons) A 55 215 184 25 52 2 0 2 20 5 0 23 19 .283 .372 .326 .698 60 5 0 3 2
AA (2 seasons) AA 124 448 396 48 103 14 0 10 43 10 6 44 43 .260 .335 .371 .706 147 2 3 3 4
AAA (5 seasons) AAA 217 732 624 89 165 30 6 12 84 8 5 90 100 .264 .360 .389 .750 243 7 5 6 4
A 7890 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 lgCS% PO
1980 21 Charleston SALL A KCR 3B 3 7 1 6 0 0 1.000 2.33
1980 21 Charleston SALL A KCR C 4 27 22 4 1 2 .963 6.50 0
1981 22 3 Teams 3 Lgs A-AA-AAA KCR C 31 236 207 24 5 1 .979 7.45 2
1981 22 Charleston SALL A KCR C 25 199 173 21 5 1 .975 7.76 2
1981 22 Jacksonville SOUL AA KCR C 4 30 27 3 0 0 1.000 7.50 0
1981 22 Omaha AA AAA KCR C 2 7 7 0 0 0 1.000 3.50 0
1982 23 Jacksonville SOUL AA KCR 1B 2 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
1982 23 Jacksonville SOUL AA KCR C 112 811 728 64 19 4 .977 7.07 8
1983 24 Omaha AA AAA KCR C 60 376 327 42 7 9 .981 6.15 3
1984 25 Omaha AA AAA KCR 1B 2 19 16 2 1 0 .947 9.00
1984 25 Omaha AA AAA KCR C 89 536 484 47 5 3 .991 5.97 2
1986 27 Omaha AA AAA KCR C 14 55 48 6 1 0 .982 3.86 0
6 Seasons 317 2069 1835 195 39 19 .981 6.40 15
C (6 seasons) C 310 2041 1816 187 38 19 .981 6.46 15
1B (2 seasons) 1B 4 21 18 2 1 0 .952 5.00
3B (1 season) 3B 3 7 1 6 0 0 1.000 2.33

Sabr ID: 10627458

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