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John Kroner

John Harold Kroner

Positions: Second Baseman, Third Baseman and Shortstop
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: November 13, 1908 in St. Louis, MO
High School: Cleveland HS (St. Louis, MO)(All Transactions)
Debut: September 29, 1935 (Age 26.320, 6,618th in MLB history)   vs. NYY 3 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1936 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Indians/RedSox 1935-1938

Last Game: September 29, 1938 (Age 29.320)   vs. CHW 5 AB, 3 H, 0 HR, 2 RBI, 0 SB
Died: August 26, 1968 in St. Louis, MO
Buried: Memorial Park Cemetery, St. Louis, MO
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Standard Batting

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
1935 26 BOS AL 2 6 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250 .400 .250 .650 67 1 0 1 /5
1936 27 BOS AL 84 328 298 40 87 17 8 4 62 2 3 26 24 .292 .349 .443 .792 90 132 0 4 456/O9
1937 28 CLE AL 86 315 283 29 67 14 1 2 26 1 1 22 25 .237 .292 .314 .606 54 89 0 10 45
1938 29 CLE AL 51 138 117 13 29 16 0 1 17 0 1 19 6 .248 .353 .410 .763 92 48 0 1 4/356
4 Yrs 223 787 702 83 184 47 9 7 105 3 5 68 56 .262 .327 .385 .712 76 270 0 16
162 Game Avg. 162 572 510 60 134 34 7 5 76 2 4 49 41 .262 .327 .385 .712 76 196 0 12
BOS (2 yrs) 86 334 302 41 88 17 8 4 62 2 3 27 25 .291 .350 .440 .790 89 133 0 5
CLE (2 yrs) 137 453 400 42 96 30 1 3 43 1 2 41 31 .240 .311 .343 .653 65 137 0 11

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
1935 26 BOS AL 2 6 -0 0 0 0 0 -0 -0.0 0 0 0.0 .493 .500 0.0 0.0 0 $3,000 /5
1936 27 BOS AL 84 328 -6 -1 0 -1 3 -5 -0.5 12 6 0.6 .495 .497 0.7 0.2 7 $3,500 456/O9
1937 28 CLE AL 86 315 -20 0 0 -1 3 -19 -1.8 11 -8 -0.7 .479 .489 -0.6 0.2 -7 $5,250 45
1938 29 CLE AL 51 138 -1 -0 0 -1 1 -2 -0.1 5 4 0.3 .497 .499 0.4 0.0 4 $6,000 4/356
4 Seasons 223 787 -28 -1 0 -3 6 -26 -2.4 28 3 0.3 .489 .495 0.6 0.4 5 $17,750
BOS (2 yrs) 86 334 -7 -1 0 -1 3 -5 -0.5 12 7 0.6 .494 .497 0.8 0.2 8 $6,500
CLE (2 yrs) 137 453 -21 -0 0 -2 3 -20 -1.9 16 -4 -0.4 .486 .493 -0.2 0.2 -2 $11,250

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
1935 26 BOS AL 6 4 0 0.0 116 .333 .250 .295 .400 .368 .250 .426 .650 .794 67 .000 -0.2 -0.0 .667 .250 .000
1936 27 BOS AL 328 218 45 5.5 127 .307 .292 .306 .349 .383 .443 .450 .792 .832 90 .496 -6.8 -0.6 .734 .235 .151 2.7
1937 28 CLE AL 315 227 26 3.0 115 .254 .237 .287 .292 .362 .314 .428 .606 .790 54 .268 -20.3 -1.9 .512 .155 .078 1.3
1938 29 CLE AL 138 90 17 5.0 116 .255 .248 .288 .353 .366 .410 .429 .763 .795 92 .473 -0.5 -0.1 .742 .316 .162 .0
4 Yrs 787 539 88 4.3 120 .277 .262 .295 .327 .372 .385 .437 .712 .809 76 .402 -27.7 -2.6 .642 .217 .123 4.2
162 Game Avg. 572 392 64 4.3 120 .277 .262 .295 .327 .372 .385 .437 .712 .809 76 .402 -27.7 -2.6 .642 .217 .123 3
BOS (2 yrs) 334 222 45 5.4 127 .308 .291 .306 .350 .382 .440 .449 .790 .832 89 .488 -6.9 -0.6 .733 .235 .149 2.7
CLE (2 yrs) 453 317 43 3.6 116 .254 .240 .287 .311 .363 .343 .428 .653 .792 65 .331 -20.8 -1.9 .578 .203 .103 1.5

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
1935 26 BOS AL 6 0.0% 16.7% 16.7% 0.0% 0% 1.00 4.0 50%
1936 27 BOS AL 327 1.2% 7.3% 8.0% 8.9% 33% 0.92 12.4 74.5 4.8 0.84 83%
1937 28 CLE AL 315 0.6% 7.9% 7.0% 5.4% 25% 1.14 11.3 141.5 10.9 1.17 81%
1938 29 CLE AL 138 0.7% 4.4% 13.8% 12.3% 59% 0.32 19.5 117.0 6.9 1.22 80%
4 Yrs 786 0.9% 7.1% 8.7% 8.0% 34% 0.82 12.5 100.3 6.7 1.03 81%
MLB Averages 1.5% 8.7% 8.6% 6.9% 28% 1.01 10.3 61.7 7.6 1.06 79%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
1935 26 BOS AL -0.2 -0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0
1936 27 BOS AL -6.8 -0.6 272 -0.7 4.6 -5.3 1.03 -0.1 -0.6 4.2 1.00 2.3 1.92 3
1937 28 CLE AL -20.3 -1.9 264 -1.4 3.4 -4.8 1.02 -1.2 -0.2 -12.1 0.95 -15.1 1.66 9
1938 29 CLE AL -0.5 -0.1 92 -0.4 1.1 -1.5 .82 -0.1 -0.4 -1.9 0.89 -1.7 0.64 8
4 Yrs -27.7 -2.6 628 -2.5 9.1 -11.6 .99 -1.3 -1.2 -9.7 0.97 -14.5 1.29 20

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
1936 27 BOS AL 3 0 33% 85 2 3 40% 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 0 4 1 1 2 58% 19 10 8 2 2 0 12 0 11
1937 28 CLE AL 2 0 31% 106 1 1 50% 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 7 0 2 3 2 3 41% 14 7 5 4 2 1 9 3 5
1938 29 CLE AL 3 0 25% 43 0 1 0% 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 1 1 13% 3 2 1 2 2 0 3 2 0
4 Yrs 8 0 31% 234 3 5 38% 1 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 16 0 6 6 4 6 46% 36 19 14 8 6 1 24 5 16

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
1936 27 BOS AL 265 6% 87 3 0 0 0 1.92 4 0 17 4 0 3 1 0 4 61 25 7 28% 220 46 21% 21 13 62% 10 6 60% 62
1937 28 CLE AL 259 35% 67 9 2 0 0 1.66 2 0 4 0 1 1 1 0 10 63 41 17 41% 169 23 14% 15 8 53% 13 8 62% 56
1938 29 CLE AL 90 41% 29 8 1 0 0 0.64 1 0 4 0 0 1 0 0 1 11 5 1 20% 55 6 11% 4 1 25% 2 0 0% 48
4 Yrs 614 23% 184 20 3 0 0 1.29 7 0 25 4 1 5 2 0 16 135 71 25 35% 444 75 17% 40 22 55% 25 14 56% 172
MLB Averages 47% 7% 36% 16% 54% 58%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1935 26 2 6 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250 .400 .250 .650 67 1 0 1
1936 27 86 334 302 41 88 17 8 4 62 2 3 27 25 .291 .350 .440 .790 89 133 0 5
1937 28 172 649 585 70 155 31 9 6 88 3 4 49 50 .265 .322 .379 .701 73 222 0 15
1938 29 223 787 702 83 184 47 9 7 105 3 5 68 56 .262 .327 .385 .712 76 270 0 16

Neutralized Batting

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 688 total runs (4.25 R/G)
How this works
Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
1935 26 2 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 2
1936 27 88 322 296 30 75 15 7 3 46 2 22 25 .253 .305 .382 .687 34 84
1937 28 89 318 287 26 63 13 1 2 23 1 21 26 .220 .273 .293 .565 23 86
1938 29 54 139 120 11 27 15 0 1 15 0 18 6 .225 .326 .375 .701 15 51
4 Yrs 233 785 707 67 165 43 8 6 84 3 62 58 .233 .295 .342 .637 72 223
162 Game Avg. 162 546 492 47 115 30 6 4 58 2 43 40 .233 .295 .342 .637 50 223



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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Sacrifice Hits s c a p y
1937 AL  10 (9th)

                                         

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