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John Poff

John William Poff

Positions: Outfielder, Pinch Hitter and First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 190 lb.

Born: October 23, 1952 in Chillicothe, OH
High School: Findlay HS (Findlay, OH)
School: Duke University (Durham, NC)
Signed
by the Philadelphia Phillies as an amateur free agent in 1974. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 8, 1979 (Age 26.320)
Teams (by GP): Brewers/Phillies 1979-1980

Final Game: October 5, 1980 (Age 27.348)
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Standard Batting

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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
1979 26 PHI NL 12 20 19 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 .105 .150 .158 .308 -17 3 1 0 0 0 0 /73
1980 27 MIL AL 19 71 68 7 17 1 2 1 7 0 0 3 7 .250 .282 .368 .649 79 25 1 0 0 0 2 /D93
2 Yrs 31 91 87 9 19 2 2 1 8 0 0 4 11 .218 .253 .322 .575 58 28 2 0 0 0 2
162 Game Avg. 162 476 455 47 99 10 10 5 42 0 0 21 57 .218 .253 .322 .575 58 146 10 0 0 0 10
PHI (1 yr) 12 20 19 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 .105 .150 .158 .308 -17 3 1 0 0 0 0
MIL (1 yr) 19 71 68 7 17 1 2 1 7 0 0 3 7 .250 .282 .368 .649 79 25 1 0 0 0 2

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
1979 26 PHI NL 12 20 -3 0 0 1 -0 -2 -0.3 1 -2 -0.2 .479 .498 -0.3 0.1 -2 /73
1980 27 MIL AL 19 71 -3 0 0 -2 -1 -6 -0.6 2 -3 -0.3 .469 .496 -0.2 -0.3 -2 /D93
2 Seasons 31 91 -6 0 0 -1 -1 -8 -0.8 3 -5 -0.5 .473 .497 -0.5 -0.2 -4
PHI (1 yr) 12 20 -3 0 0 1 -0 -2 -0.3 1 -2 -0.2 .479 .498 -0.3 0.1 -2
MIL (1 yr) 19 71 -3 0 0 -2 -1 -6 -0.6 2 -3 -0.3 .469 .496 -0.2 -0.3 -2

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Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rtot/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
1979 PHI NL 26 LF 4 3 2 30.0 9 8 0 1 0 .889 1 32 2.40 2.00 .970 2.01 2.00
1979 PHI NL 26 OF 4 3 2 30.0 8 7 0 1 0 .875 1 32 2.10 1.75 .979 2.34 2.33
1979 PHI NL 26 1B 1 0 0 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 0 0 9.00 1.00 .990 9.90 9.90
1980 MIL AL 27 DH 7 7
1980 MIL AL 27 OF 7 7 6 59.2 15 15 0 0 0 1.000 -1 -22 2.26 2.14 .979 2.47 2.46
1980 MIL AL 27 RF 7 7 6 59.2 15 15 0 0 0 1.000 -1 -22 2.26 2.14 .975 2.13 2.11
1980 MIL AL 27 1B 3 3 1 24.0 24 23 0 1 0 .958 -0 -25 8.62 7.67 .992 10.01 10.00
2 Seasons OF 11 10 8 89.2 23 22 0 1 0 .957 -0 -4 2.21 2.00 .979 2.43 2.41
1 Season RF 7 7 6 59.2 15 15 0 0 0 1.000 -1 -22 2.26 2.14 .975 2.13 2.11
1 Season LF 4 3 2 30.0 9 8 0 1 0 .889 1 32 2.40 2.00 .970 2.01 2.00
2 Seasons 1B 4 3 1 25.0 25 24 0 1 0 .960 -0 -24 8.64 6.00 .992 10.01 9.98
2 Seasons TOT 15 13 9 114.2 48 46 0 2 0 .958 -1 -8 3.61 3.07 .986 4.08 4.43
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

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