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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 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 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

Sabr ID: fb13b8e9

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