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Johnny Oates

Johnny Lane Oates

Position: Catcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 188 lb.

Born: January 21, 1946 in Sylva, NC
High School: Prince George HS (Prince George, VA)
School: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Blacksburg, VA)
Drafted
by the Baltimore Orioles in the 1st round (10th pick) of the 1967 amateur draft (January Secondary). (All Transactions)
Debut: September 17, 1970 (Age 24.239, 10,687th in MLB history)   vs. WSA 1 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1972 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Braves/Phillies/Dodgers/Orioles/Yankees 1970-1981
Agents: Jerry Kapstein [*]
Final Game: May 24, 1981 (Age 35.123)   vs. CLE 2 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: December 24, 2004 in Richmond, VA
Buried: Sunset Memorial Park, Chester, VA
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