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John Morris

John Wallace Morris

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 195 lb.

Born: August 23, 1941 in Lewes, DE
Signed
by the Philadelphia Phillies as an amateur free agent in 1960. (All Transactions)
Debut: July 19, 1966 (Age 24.330, 10,095th in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1969 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Brewers/Giants/Orioles/Phillies/Pilots 1966-1974

Last Game: October 2, 1974 (Age 33.040)
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Standard Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
1966 PHI NL 24 P 13 0 0 13.2 4 1 3 0 0 1.000 2.63 0.31 .948 1.98 1.96 0 1 100% 40% 1
1968 BAL AL 26 P 19 0 0 31.2 6 1 5 0 0 1.000 1.71 0.32 .957 1.90 1.88 0 1 100% 37% 0
1969 SEP AL 27 P 6 0 0 12.2 8 2 6 0 1 1.000 5.68 1.33 .951 1.92 1.88 3 0 0% 36% 0
1970 MIL AL 28 P 20 9 2 73.1 17 2 15 0 3 1.000 2.09 0.85 .951 1.85 1.85 1 1 50% 40% 0
1971 MIL AL 29 P 43 1 0 67.2 20 3 16 1 1 .950 2.53 0.44 .958 1.98 1.97 4 3 43% 39% 3
1972 SFG NL 30 P 7 0 0 6.1 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.42 0.14 .950 1.71 1.79 0 0 0
1973 SFG NL 31 P 7 0 0 6.1 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.42 0.14 .950 1.85 1.89 1 0 0% 36% 0
1974 SFG NL 32 P 17 0 0 20.2 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.44 0.06 .940 1.87 1.88 2 0 0% 33% 0
8 Seasons P 132 10 2 232.1 58 9 48 1 5 .983 2.21 0.43 .954 1.91 1.91 11 6 35% 37% 4
8 Seasons TOT 132 10 2 232.1 58 9 48 1 5 .983 2.21 0.43 .954 1.91 1.91 11 6 35% 37% 4
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Sabermetric Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP
1966 PHI NL 24 P
1968 BAL AL 26 P
1969 SEP AL 27 P
1970 MIL AL 28 P
1971 MIL AL 29 P
1972 SFG NL 30 P
1973 SFG NL 31 P
1974 SFG NL 32 P
8 Seasons P
8 Seasons TOT

Appearances

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
1966 PHI NL 24 13 0 13 13 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1968 BAL AL 26 19 0 19 19 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1969 SEP AL 27 6 0 6 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1970 MIL AL 28 20 9 20 20 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1971 MIL AL 29 43 1 43 43 43 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1972 SFG NL 30 7 0 7 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973 SFG NL 31 7 0 7 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1974 SFG NL 32 17 0 17 17 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Seasons 132 10 132 132 132 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Appearances table is calculated solely from full RetroSheet play-by-play data available from 1973 on. A combination of RetroSheet (starting with the 1914 season) and non-RetroSheet data is used for other seasons.

Advanced Fielding -- P*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt 31 Tot 1B 2B Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 163 GB LD bFld bF2O%
1966 PHI NL 24 58 84% 47% 3 100% 0 1 0 1 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1968 BAL AL 26 132 73% 38% 6 100% 0 2 0 1 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 100%
1969 SEP AL 27 62 84% 34% 7 100% 0 2 0 2 7 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 100%
1970 MIL AL 28 304 81% 30% 15 100% 2 2 0 2 15 8 5 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 0 1 100%
1971 MIL AL 29 295 81% 33% 15 87% 0 2 0 2 16 10 3 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 2 50%
1972 SFG NL 30 31 81% 35% 1 100% 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1973 SFG NL 31 32 94% 25% 1 100% 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1974 SFG NL 32 83 92% 33% 1 100% 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Seasons 997 82% 33% 49 96% 2 9 0 8 50 34 9 1 0 1 0 1 5 5 5 0 6 83%
MLB Averages 80% 28% 90% 86%



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

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