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B.J. Surhoff

William James Surhoff

Position: Catcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: August 4, 1964 in Bronx, New York, US
High School: Rye HS (Rye , NY)
School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill , NC)

Drafted by the New York Yankees in the 5th round of the 1982 MLB June Amateur Draft from Rye HS (Rye , NY) and the Milwaukee Brewers in the 1st round (1st) of the 1985 MLB June Amateur Draft from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill , NC).

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
1985 20 -1.9 Beloit MIDW A MIL 76 318 289 39 96 13 4 7 58 10 9 22 35 .332 .373 .478 .851 138 0 2 5 0
1986 21 -4.5 Vancouver PCL AAA MIL 116 496 458 71 141 19 3 5 59 23 8 28 31 .308 .347 .395 .742 181 2 3 5 5
1994 29 3.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA MIL 8 32 31 5 9 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 .290 .313 .387 .700 12 0 0 0 0 0
1994 29 5.1 El Paso TL AA MIL 3 12 12 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .250 .333 .583 4 0 0 0 0 0
1994 29 2.2 New Orleans AA AAA MIL 5 20 19 3 6 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 .316 .350 .421 .771 8 0 0 0 0 0
3 Seasons 200 846 778 115 246 35 7 12 118 33 17 51 70 .316 .356 .425 .781 331 0 2 5 10 5
A (1 season) A 76 318 289 39 96 13 4 7 58 10 9 22 35 .332 .373 .478 .851 138 0 2 5 0
AA (1 season) AA 3 12 12 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .250 .333 .583 4 0 0 0 0 0
AAA (2 seasons) AAA 121 516 477 74 147 21 3 5 60 23 8 29 33 .308 .347 .396 .743 189 0 2 3 5 5
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 Rctch Rtz
1985 20 Beloit MIDW A MIL C 61 522 475 44 3 2 .994 8.51 9
1986 21 Vancouver PCL AAA MIL C 98 616 539 70 7 10 .989 6.21 15
1994 29 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA MIL OF 5 9 8 1 0 0 1.000 1.80
1994 29 El Paso TL AA MIL OF 3 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
1994 29 New Orleans AA AAA MIL OF 2 6 5 1 0 0 1.000 3.00
1994 29 New Orleans AA AAA MIL 3B 2 4 2 2 0 0 1.000 2.00
1994 29 New Orleans AA AAA MIL 1B 1 6 6 0 0 0 1.000 6.00
1994 29 New Orleans AA AAA MIL C 1 8 8 0 0 0 1.000 8.00 0 1 0 0%
3 Seasons 168 1165 1038 117 10 12 .991 6.88 24 1 0 0%
C (3 seasons) C 160 1146 1022 114 10 12 .991 7.10 24 1 0 0%
OF (1 season) OF 5 9 8 1 0 0 1.000 1.80
1B (1 season) 1B 1 6 6 0 0 0 1.000 6.00
3B (1 season) 3B 2 4 2 2 0 0 1.000 2.00
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1985 20 Beloit Brewers Midwest League A MIL
1986 21 Vancouver Canadians Pacific Coast League AAA MIL
1987 22 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB MIL 1 1987-04-08 1987-10-04
1988 23 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB MIL 1 1988-04-04 1988-10-02
1989 24 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB MIL 1 1989-04-03 1989-10-01
1990 25 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB MIL 1 1990-04-09 1990-10-03
1991 26 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB MIL 1 1991-04-08 1991-10-06
1992 27 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB MIL 1 1992-04-06 1992-10-03
1993 28 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB MIL 1 1993-04-06 1993-10-03
1994 29 El Paso Diablos Texas League AA MIL
1994 29 New Orleans Zephyrs American Association AAA MIL
1994 29 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB MIL 1 1994-04-16 1994-07-06
1995 30 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB MIL 1 1995-04-27 1995-10-01
1996 31 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB BAL 1 1996-04-02 1996-09-28
1997 32 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB BAL 1 1997-04-02 1997-09-27
1998 33 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB BAL 1 1998-03-31 1998-09-27
1999 34 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB BAL 1 1999-04-05 1999-10-03
2000 35 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB BAL 1 2000-04-03 2000-07-30
2000 35 Atlanta Braves National League MLB ATL 2 2000-08-01 2000-10-01
2001 36 Atlanta Braves National League MLB ATL 1 2001-04-02 2001-10-07
2002 37 Atlanta Braves National League MLB ATL 1 2002-04-01 2002-04-27
2003 38 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB BAL 1 2003-03-31 2003-09-26
2004 39 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB BAL 1 2004-04-06 2004-10-03
2005 40 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB BAL 1 2005-04-07 2005-10-02

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