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John Wathan

John David Wathan (Duke)

Positions: Catcher, First Baseman and Outfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 205 lb.

Born: October 4, 1949 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, US
High School: St. Augustine HS (San Diego, CA)
School: University of San Diego (San Diego, CA)

Drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 1st round (4th) of the 1971 MLB January Draft-Regular Phase from University of San Diego (San Diego, CA).

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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
1971 21 -0.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs A KCR 107 437 362 68 97 15 6 4 50 11 5 61 60 .268 .382 .376 .758 136 8 3 3
1971 21 -0.4 San Jose CALL A KCR 64 257 215 37 56 11 2 1 29 6 3 36 42 .260 .367 .344 .711 74 2 1 3
1971 21 0.1 Waterloo MIDW A KCR 43 180 147 31 41 4 4 3 21 5 2 25 18 .279 .404 .422 .826 62 6 2 0
1972 22 -0.4 3 Teams 3 Lgs A-AA-AAA KCR 82 294 253 39 72 12 2 4 20 5 4 35 36 .285 .372 .395 .768 100 1 4 1
1972 22 0.6 San Jose CALL A KCR 48 178 148 25 40 8 0 4 15 2 1 27 26 .270 .381 .405 .786 60 0 2 1
1972 22 -0.8 Jacksonville SOUL AA KCR 16 62 54 6 17 3 1 0 3 1 1 6 6 .315 .393 .407 .801 22 1 1 0
1972 22 -2.9 Omaha AA AAA KCR 18 54 51 8 15 1 1 0 2 2 2 2 4 .294 .321 .353 .674 18 0 1 0
1973 23 -0.1 Jacksonville SOUL AA KCR 65 249 233 20 58 8 3 5 34 1 2 12 35 .249 .287 .373 .661 87 1 2 1
1974 24 1.3 Jacksonville SOUL AA KCR 120 479 428 63 105 14 2 7 47 7 1 45 68 .245 .319 .336 .656 144 2 3 1
1975 25 0.3 Omaha AA AAA KCR 104 399 360 42 109 14 4 8 46 2 1 33 48 .303 .361 .431 .792 155 1 3 2
1976 26 1.1 Omaha AA AAA KCR 24 89 84 4 13 5 0 0 6 0 0 5 16 .155 .202 .214 .417 18 0 0 0
6 Seasons 502 1947 1720 236 454 68 17 28 203 26 13 191 263 .264 .341 .372 .713 640 13 15 8
A (2 seasons) A 155 615 510 93 137 23 6 8 65 13 6 88 86 .269 .382 .384 .766 196 8 5 4
AA (3 seasons) AA 201 790 715 89 180 25 6 12 84 9 4 63 109 .252 .315 .354 .669 253 4 6 2
AAA (3 seasons) AAA 146 542 495 54 137 20 5 8 54 4 3 40 68 .277 .331 .386 .717 191 1 4 2

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB lgCS% PO
1971 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs A KCR C 93 744 686 45 13 3 .983 7.86 33
1971 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs A KCR OF 18 21 17 2 2 0 .905 1.06
1971 21 Waterloo MIDW A KCR OF 12 12 10 1 1 0 .917 0.92
1971 21 Waterloo MIDW A KCR 1B 4 19 17 2 0 1 1.000 4.75
1971 21 Waterloo MIDW A KCR C 36 270 255 15 0 1 1.000 7.50 9
1971 21 San Jose CALL A KCR OF 6 9 7 1 1 0 .889 1.33
1971 21 San Jose CALL A KCR C 57 474 431 30 13 2 .973 8.09 24
1972 22 3 Teams 3 Lgs A-AA-AAA KCR C 61 445 413 26 6 2 .987 7.20 8
1972 22 San Jose CALL A KCR 3B 1 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 3.00
1972 22 San Jose CALL A KCR 1B 16 132 115 15 2 13 .985 8.13
1972 22 San Jose CALL A KCR C 30 223 208 14 1 2 .996 7.40 4
1972 22 Jacksonville SOUL AA KCR C 16 122 111 7 4 0 .967 7.38 3
1972 22 Omaha AA AAA KCR C 15 100 94 5 1 0 .990 6.60 1
1973 23 Jacksonville SOUL AA KCR 3B 1 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
1973 23 Jacksonville SOUL AA KCR 1B 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
1973 23 Jacksonville SOUL AA KCR C 53 324 293 27 4 3 .988 6.04 11
1974 24 Jacksonville SOUL AA KCR OF 23 45 40 4 1 2 .978 1.91
1974 24 Jacksonville SOUL AA KCR 1B 65 645 608 31 6 50 .991 9.83
1974 24 Jacksonville SOUL AA KCR C 19 127 112 15 0 5 1.000 6.68 1
1975 25 Omaha AA AAA KCR OF 3 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 1.33
1975 25 Omaha AA AAA KCR C 97 583 528 45 10 7 .983 5.91 5
1976 26 Omaha AA AAA KCR OF 1 2 1 0 1 0 .500 1.00
1976 26 Omaha AA AAA KCR C 21 144 127 14 3 3 .979 6.71 3
6 Seasons 477 3240 2963 229 48 89 .985 6.69 61
C (6 seasons) C 344 2367 2159 172 36 23 .985 6.78 61
OF (4 seasons) OF 45 72 62 6 4 2 .944 1.51
1B (4 seasons) 1B 86 797 741 48 8 64 .990 9.17
3B (2 seasons) 3B 2 4 1 3 0 0 1.000 2.00

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1987 37 Kansas City AL MLB KCR 1 of 2 162 83 79 .512
1987 37 Omaha AA AAA KCR 1 of 2 140 64 76 .457
1988 38 Kansas City AL MLB KCR 1 of 1 161 84 77 .522
1989 39 Kansas City AL MLB KCR 1 of 1 162 92 70 .568
1990 40 Kansas City AL MLB KCR 1 of 1 161 75 86 .466
1991 41 Kansas City AL MLB KCR 1 of 3 162 82 80 .506
1992 42 California AL MLB CAL 1 of 2 162 72 90 .444
6 Seasons 1110 552 558 .497
MLB (6 seasons) 970 488 482 .503
AAA (1 season) 140 64 76 .457

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
1971 21 San Jose Bees California League A KCR
1971 21 Waterloo Royals Midwest League A KCR
1972 22 San Jose Bees California League A KCR
1972 22 Jacksonville Suns Southern League AA KCR
1972 22 Omaha Royals American Association AAA KCR
1973 23 Jacksonville Suns Southern League AA KCR
1974 24 Jacksonville Suns Southern League AA KCR
1975 25 Omaha Royals American Association AAA KCR
1976 26 Omaha Royals American Association AAA KCR
1976 26 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 1976-05-26 1976-10-02
1977 27 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 1977-04-09 1977-09-30
1978 28 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 1978-04-15 1978-10-01
1979 29 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 1979-04-05 1979-09-30
1980 30 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 1980-04-11 1980-10-05
1981 31 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 1981-04-10 1981-10-05
1982 32 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 1982-04-05 1982-10-03
1983 33 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 1983-04-04 1983-10-01
1984 34 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 1984-04-05 1984-09-30
1985 35 Kansas City Royals American League MLB KCR 1 1985-04-08 1985-10-06

Sabr ID: 69a42cff

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