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John Tamargo

John Felix Tamargo

Positions: Catcher and First Baseman
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 170 lb.

Born: November 7, 1951 in Tampa, Florida, US
High School: Catholic HS (Tampa, FL)
Schools: Georgia Southern University (Statesboro, GA), Miami-Dade College (Miami, FL), Miami-Dade College, North Campus (Miami, FL)

Drafted by the New York Yankees in the 15th round of the 1969 MLB June Amateur Draft from Catholic HS (Tampa, FL), the Chicago White Sox in the 4th round of the 1970 MLB January Draft-Secondary Phase from Miami-Dade College (Miami, FL), the Milwaukee Brewers in the 4th round of the 1970 MLB June Draft-Secondary Phase from Miami-Dade College (Miami, FL), the Boston Red Sox in the 3rd round of the 1971 MLB January Draft-Secondary Phase from Miami-Dade College (Miami, FL) and the St. Louis Cardinals in the 6th round of the 1973 MLB June Amateur Draft from Georgia Southern University (Statesboro, GA).

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
1973 21 0.4 St. Petersburg FLOR A STL 68 267 220 24 57 3 2 2 32 0 1 38 29 .259 .377 .318 .696 70 5 2 2
1974 22 0.6 3 Teams 3 Lgs A-AA STL 35 143 116 21 31 6 0 3 14 0 1 22 16 .267 .390 .397 .787 46 3 2 2 1 2
1974 22 0.5 Modesto CALL A STL 26 111 90 16 24 5 0 2 9 0 1 18 9 .267 .396 .389 .785 35 2 2 0 1 2
1974 22 0.9 St. Petersburg FLOR A STL 8 31 25 5 7 1 0 1 5 0 0 4 6 .280 .379 .440 .819 11 1 0 2 0 0
1974 22 -0.8 Arkansas TL AA STL 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0
1975 23 -1.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA STL 92 365 284 47 78 19 1 6 34 0 1 71 33 .275 .419 .412 .831 117 2 3 2 5 1
1975 23 -0.2 Arkansas TL AA STL 39 166 120 20 31 7 1 1 11 0 0 41 16 .258 .451 .358 .810 43 2 2 2 1 1
1975 23 -1.7 Tulsa AA AAA STL 53 199 164 27 47 12 0 5 23 0 1 30 17 .287 .392 .451 .843 74 1 0 4
1976 24 -0.9 Tulsa AA AAA STL 113 394 346 44 96 21 3 8 48 0 1 46 32 .277 .363 .425 .788 147 1 0 1
1977 25 0.3 New Orleans AA AAA STL 111 344 284 38 72 13 2 10 42 0 0 53 29 .254 .370 .419 .789 119 2 1 4
1978 26 0.9 Springfield AA AAA STL 65 274 222 35 67 14 1 9 43 0 0 46 17 .302 .427 .495 .923 110 4 0 2
1979 27 2.1 Denver AA AAA MON 53 212 187 35 60 11 2 4 29 0 2 23 9 .321 .398 .465 .863 87 1 1 0
1981 29 4.2 Denver AA AAA MON 20 42 38 1 10 1 0 0 3 0 1 4 6 .263 .333 .289 .623 11 0 0 0 1
8 Seasons 557 2041 1697 245 471 88 11 42 245 0 7 303 171 .278 .390 .417 .806 707 5 18 8 15 4
A (2 seasons) A 102 409 335 45 88 9 2 5 46 0 2 60 44 .263 .383 .346 .729 116 3 7 4 3 2
AA (2 seasons) AA 40 167 121 20 31 7 1 1 11 0 0 41 17 .256 .448 .355 .804 43 2 2 2 1 1
AAA (6 seasons) AAA 415 1465 1241 180 352 72 8 36 188 0 5 202 110 .284 .385 .442 .826 548 9 2 11 1
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
1973 21 St. Petersburg FLOR A STL C 63 440 404 32 4 1 .991 6.92 7
1974 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA STL C 24 191 170 16 5 0 .974 7.75 0
1974 22 Modesto CALL A STL C 23 186 166 15 5 0 .973 7.87 0
1974 22 Arkansas TL AA STL C 1 5 4 1 0 0 1.000 5.00 0
1975 23 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA STL C 73 443 398 39 6 6 .986 5.99 8
1975 23 Arkansas TL AA STL C 33 191 167 20 4 3 .979 5.67 3
1975 23 Tulsa AA AAA STL C 40 252 231 19 2 3 .992 6.25 5
1976 24 Tulsa AA AAA STL 1B 38 319 298 15 6 21 .981 8.24
1976 24 Tulsa AA AAA STL C 64 408 365 30 13 2 .968 6.17 4
1977 25 New Orleans AA AAA STL 3B 3 11 3 5 3 1 .727 2.67
1977 25 New Orleans AA AAA STL C 80 522 480 33 9 6 .983 6.41 3
1978 26 Springfield AA AAA STL 3B 1 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 2.00
1978 26 Springfield AA AAA STL C 47 358 326 23 9 1 .975 7.43 7
1979 27 Denver AA AAA MON C 42 239 208 28 3 3 .987 5.62 2
1981 29 Denver AA AAA MON 1B 1 4 4 0 0 1 1.000 4.00
8 Seasons 436 2937 2656 223 58 42 .980 6.60 31
C (7 seasons) C 393 2601 2351 201 49 19 .981 6.49 31
1B (2 seasons) 1B 39 323 302 15 6 22 .981 8.13
3B (2 seasons) 3B 4 13 3 7 3 1 .769 2.50

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1982 30 Miami FLOR A 1 of 2 137 53 84 .387
1983 31 Columbia SALL A NYM 1 of 1 142 88 54 .620
1987 35 Lynchburg CARL A NYM 1 of 1 139 63 76 .453
1988 36 Mets GULF Rk NYM 1 of 1 65 21 42 .333
1989 37 Mets GULF Rk NYM 1 of 1 65 25 38 .397
1990 38 Mets GULF Rk NYM 1 of 1 60 29 30 .492
1991 39 St. Lucie FLOR A+ NYM 1 of 1 131 72 59 .550
1992 40 St. Lucie FLOR A+ NYM 1 of 1 136 74 62 .544
1993 41 St. Lucie FLOR A+ NYM 1 of 1 130 78 52 .600
1994 42 Binghamton EL AA NYM 1 of 1 141 82 59 .582
1995 43 Binghamton EL AA NYM 1 of 1 142 67 75 .472
1996 44 Binghamton EL AA NYM 1 of 1 142 76 66 .535
1997 45 Kissimmee FLOR A+ HOU 1 of 1 137 71 66 .518
1998 46 New Orleans PCL AAA HOU 1 of 1 142 76 66 .535
2002 50 Houston NL MLB HOU 1 of 2 162 84 78 .519
2005 53 Brevard County FLOR A+ MIL 1 of 1 136 63 73 .463
2006 54 Durham IL AAA TBD 1 of 1 142 64 78 .451
2007 55 Brevard County FLOR A+ MIL 1 of 1 136 74 62 .544
2009 57 Everett NORW A- SEA 1 of 1 76 39 37 .513
2010 58 Clinton MIDW A SEA 1 of 1 139 74 65 .532
20 Seasons 2500 1273 1222 .510
A+ (6 seasons) 806 432 374 .536
A (4 seasons) 557 278 279 .499
AA (3 seasons) 425 225 200 .529
Rk (3 seasons) 190 75 110 .405
AAA (2 seasons) 284 140 144 .493
A- (1 season) 76 39 37 .513
MLB (1 season) 162 84 78 .519

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.

Sabr ID: c534e5f1

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