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John Christensen

John Lawrence Christensen

Positions: Outfielder and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 205 lb.

Born: September 15, 1960 in Downey, California, US
High School: Troy HS (Fullerton, CA)
School: California State University Fullerton (Fullerton, CA)

Drafted by the California Angels in the 16th round of the 1978 MLB June Amateur Draft from Troy HS (Fullerton, CA) and the New York Mets in the 2nd round of the 1981 MLB June Amateur Draft from California State University Fullerton (Fullerton, CA).

Major League Stats

Register 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
1982 21 -0.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs A NYM 133 559 471 107 157 25 3 22 101 24 5 77 55 .333 .431 .539 .970 254 7 0 4 2
1982 21 0.0 Shelby SALL A NYM 125 526 440 100 147 24 2 22 97 21 5 75 53 .334 .435 .548 .983 241 7 0 4 2
1982 21 -0.8 Lynchburg CARL A NYM 8 33 31 7 10 1 1 0 4 3 0 2 2 .323 .364 .419 .783 13 0 0 0 0
1983 22 -1.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA NYM 129 552 485 88 156 26 2 14 87 12 6 53 62 .322 .390 .470 .860 228 6 1 7 3
1983 22 -1.3 Jackson TL AA NYM 109 465 405 76 135 26 2 12 72 12 6 48 53 .333 .406 .496 .903 201 6 0 6 3
1983 22 -2.9 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 20 87 80 12 21 0 0 2 15 0 0 5 9 .263 .302 .338 .640 27 0 1 1 0
1984 23 -2.3 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 129 490 421 57 133 12 0 15 71 2 5 58 70 .316 .395 .451 .846 190 2 1 8 2
1984 23 -5.5 New York NL MLB NYM 5 13 11 2 3 2 0 0 3 0 1 1 2 .273 .308 .455 .762 5 0 0 0 1 0
1985 24 -1.7 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 43 176 156 14 33 4 1 1 13 0 0 11 25 .212 .282 .269 .551 42 5 2 2 2
1985 24 -4.7 New York NL MLB NYM 51 133 113 10 21 4 1 3 13 1 2 19 23 .186 .303 .319 .622 36 3 0 1 0 1
1986 25 -0.7 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS 62 216 175 27 41 0 0 5 22 5 4 33 38 .234 .364 .320 .684 56 4 2 2 2
1987 26 0.7 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA SEA 25 103 85 19 30 9 0 1 18 1 1 15 13 .353 .461 .494 .955 42 2 1 0 0
1987 26 1.6 Chattanooga SOUL AA SEA 12 47 39 8 15 5 0 0 6 0 1 7 5 .385 .489 .513 1.002 20 1 0 0 0
1987 26 -0.1 Calgary PCL AAA SEA 13 56 46 11 15 4 0 1 12 1 0 8 8 .326 .436 .478 .915 22 1 1 0 0
1987 26 -2.4 Seattle AL MLB SEA 53 146 132 19 32 6 1 2 12 2 0 12 28 .242 .306 .348 .654 46 3 0 2 0 0
1988 27 1.0 2 Teams PCL AAA SEA-MIN 106 436 385 57 117 23 3 9 49 7 4 42 65 .304 .373 .449 .823 173 3 2 4 1
1988 27 1.0 Calgary PCL AAA SEA
1988 27 1.0 Portland PCL AAA MIN
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
1988 27 -1.5 Minnesota AL MLB MIN 23 43 38 5 10 4 0 0 5 0 0 3 5 .263 .349 .368 .717 14 1 2 0 0 1
1989 28 1.5 Portland PCL AAA MIN 127 493 429 58 116 18 3 12 63 5 5 46 83 .270 .348 .410 .759 176 9 2 7 1
MLB (4 seasons) MLB 132 335 294 36 66 16 2 5 33 3 3 35 58 .224 .310 .344 .654 101 7 2 3 1 2
Minors (8 seasons) Minors 754 3025 2607 427 783 117 12 79 424 56 30 335 411 .300 .384 .445 .829 1161 38 11 34 13
All Levels (8 Seasons) 886 3360 2901 463 849 133 14 84 457 59 33 370 469 .293 .376 .435 .811 1262 7 40 14 35 15
A (1 season) Minors 133 559 471 107 157 25 3 22 101 24 5 77 55 .333 .431 .539 .970 254 7 0 4 2
AA (2 seasons) Minors 121 512 444 84 150 31 2 12 78 12 7 55 58 .338 .414 .498 .912 221 7 0 6 3
AAA (7 seasons) Minors 500 1954 1692 236 476 61 7 45 245 20 18 203 298 .281 .362 .405 .767 686 24 11 24 8
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1982 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs A NYM OF 106 180 167 10 3 2 .983 1.67
1982 21 Shelby SALL A NYM OF 98 167 156 9 2 2 .988 1.68
1982 21 Lynchburg CARL A NYM OF 8 13 11 1 1 0 .923 1.50
1983 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA NYM OF 78 145 131 9 5 1 .966 1.79
1983 22 Jackson TL AA NYM 1B 36 337 307 26 4 24 .988 9.25
1983 22 Jackson TL AA NYM 3B 9 26 7 15 4 1 .846 2.44
1983 22 Jackson TL AA NYM OF 59 114 103 8 3 1 .974 1.88
1983 22 Tidewater IL AAA NYM OF 19 31 28 1 2 0 .935 1.53
1984 23 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 1B 2 8 7 1 0 0 1.000 4.00
1984 23 Tidewater IL AAA NYM OF 118 177 170 6 1 2 .994 1.49
1984 23 New York NL MLB NYM LF 3
1984 23 New York NL MLB NYM OF 5 24.0 2 1 0 1 0 .500 0.38 0.20
1984 23 New York NL MLB NYM RF 2
1985 24 Tidewater IL AAA NYM OF 43 76 65 7 4 1 .947 1.67
1985 24 New York NL MLB NYM CF 2
1985 24 New York NL MLB NYM LF 6
Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/9 RF/G PB WP SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
1985 24 New York NL MLB NYM OF 38 277.0 45 41 2 2 0 .956 1.40 1.13
1985 24 New York NL MLB NYM RF 31
1986 25 Pawtucket IL AAA BOS OF 48 85 83 2 0 0 1.000 1.77
1987 26 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA SEA OF 19 37 34 1 2 0 .946 1.84
1987 26 Chattanooga SOUL AA SEA OF 6 11 10 1 0 0 1.000 1.83
1987 26 Calgary PCL AAA SEA OF 13 26 24 0 2 0 .923 1.85
1987 26 Seattle AL MLB SEA LF 2
1987 26 Seattle AL MLB SEA OF 43 270.0 63 60 3 0 1 1.000 2.10 1.47
1987 26 Seattle AL MLB SEA RF 41
1988 27 2 Teams PCL AAA MIN-SEA OF 77 140 126 10 4 2 .971 1.77
1988 27 Calgary PCL AAA SEA
1988 27 Portland PCL AAA MIN
1988 27 Minnesota AL MLB MIN OF 17 84.0 20 20 0 0 0 1.000 2.14 1.18
1988 27 Minnesota AL MLB MIN RF 17
1989 28 Portland PCL AAA MIN OF 82 155 143 10 2 1 .987 1.87
MLB (3 seasons) MLB LF 11
MLB (4 seasons) MLB OF 103 655.0 130 122 5 3 1 .977 1.75 1.23
MLB (4 seasons) MLB RF 91
Minors (2 seasons) Minors 1B 38 345 314 27 4 24 .988 8.97
Minors (8 seasons) Minors OF 571 995 919 55 21 9 .979 1.71
All Levels (2 Seasons) 1B 38 345 314 27 4 24 .988 8.97
All Levels (3 Seasons) LF 11
All Levels (8 Seasons) OF 674 655.0 1125 1041 60 24 10 .979 1.75 1.63
All Levels (4 Seasons) RF 91
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: 204c6527

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