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John Ellis

John Charles Ellis

Positions: Catcher, First Baseman and Outfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 225 lb.

Born: August 21, 1948 in New London, Connecticut, United States
School: Mitchell College (New London, CT)

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
1967 18 -3.4 Yankees FLIL WRk NYY 34 111 104 12 23 4 1 3 11 1 2 6 27 .221 .270 .365 .636 38 1 0 0
1967 18 -3.2 Fort Lauderdale FLOR A NYY 34 122 107 17 30 6 0 3 20 2 0 11 18 .280 .352 .421 .773 45 2 0 2
1968 19 -2.9 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AAA NYY 83 287 253 35 67 12 3 7 29 2 2 29 57 .265 .339 .419 .758 106 1 1 3
1968 19 -2.1 Fort Lauderdale FLOR A NYY 70 238 207 28 51 10 3 6 22 2 2 27 46 .246 .332 .411 .743 85 1 0 3
1968 19 -6.7 Syracuse IL AAA NYY 13 49 46 7 16 2 0 1 7 0 0 2 11 .348 .375 .457 .832 21 0 1 0
1969 20 -4.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-A NYY 62 239 220 41 76 13 4 14 59 0 2 15 38 .345 .387 .632 1.018 139 1 1 2
1969 20 -1.1 Yankees FLIN WRk NYY 29 122 113 12 24 2 0 2 11 2 0 6 19 .212 .254 .283 .537 32 1 0 2
1969 20 -2.2 Kinston CARL A NYY 24 103 97 17 35 5 1 6 28 0 0 3 18 .361 .379 .619 .997 60 1 0 2
1969 20 -5.6 Syracuse IL AAA NYY 38 136 123 24 41 8 3 8 31 0 2 12 20 .333 .393 .642 1.035 79 0 1 0
1969 20 -7.3 NYY AL MLB NYY 22 65 62 2 18 4 0 1 8 0 2 1 11 .290 .308 .403 .711 25 0 1 0 1 0
1970 21 -6.6 NYY AL MLB NYY 78 249 226 24 56 12 1 7 29 0 1 18 47 .248 .305 .403 .708 91 5 2 0 3 0
1971 22 -5.7 NYY AL MLB NYY 83 271 238 16 58 12 1 3 34 0 0 23 42 .244 .322 .340 .663 81 12 6 1 3 5
1972 23 -4.8 NYY AL MLB NYY 52 144 136 13 40 5 1 5 25 0 0 8 22 .294 .333 .456 .789 62 9 0 0 0 0
1973 24 -4.0 CLE AL MLB CLE 127 494 437 59 118 12 2 14 68 0 0 46 57 .270 .339 .403 .741 176 13 3 1 7 2
1974 25 -2.7 CLE AL MLB CLE 128 513 477 58 136 23 6 10 64 1 2 32 53 .285 .330 .421 .751 201 16 1 1 2 3
1975 26 -1.5 CLE AL MLB CLE 92 316 296 22 68 11 1 7 32 0 1 14 33 .230 .266 .345 .610 102 13 2 0 4 2
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
1976 27 -0.5 TEX AL MLB TEX 11 31 31 4 13 2 0 1 8 0 0 0 4 .419 .419 .581 1.000 18 1 0 0 0 0
1977 28 0.5 TEX AL MLB TEX 49 127 119 7 28 7 0 4 15 0 0 8 26 .235 .283 .395 .678 47 1 0 0 0 2
1978 29 1.5 TEX AL MLB TEX 34 104 94 7 23 4 0 3 17 0 1 6 20 .245 .282 .383 .665 36 0 0 1 3 0
1979 30 2.2 TEX AL MLB TEX 111 337 316 33 90 12 0 12 61 2 2 15 55 .285 .318 .437 .754 138 3 2 0 4 1
1980 31 3.0 TEX AL MLB TEX 73 200 182 12 43 9 1 1 23 3 0 14 23 .236 .290 .313 .603 57 6 1 0 3 1
1981 32 3.3 TEX AL MLB TEX 23 64 58 2 8 3 0 1 7 0 1 5 10 .138 .219 .241 .460 14 3 1 0 0 1
MLB (13 seasons) MLB 883 2915 2672 259 699 116 13 69 391 6 10 190 403 .262 .312 .392 .704 1048 82 19 4 30 17
Minors (3 seasons) Minors 179 648 580 93 173 31 7 24 108 4 4 55 113 .298 .359 .500 .859 290 4 2 7
Other (2 seasons) Other 63 233 217 24 47 6 1 5 22 3 2 12 46 .217 .262 .323 .584 70 2 0 2
All Levels (15 Seasons) 1125 3796 3469 376 919 153 21 98 521 13 16 257 562 .265 .317 .406 .723 1408 82 25 6 39 17
A (3 seasons) Minors 128 463 411 62 116 21 4 15 70 4 2 41 82 .282 .348 .462 .810 190 4 0 7
AAA (2 seasons) Minors 51 185 169 31 57 10 3 9 38 0 2 14 31 .337 .388 .592 .980 100 0 2 0
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
1967 18 Yankees FLIL WRk NYY C 11 42 35 3 4 0 .905 3.45 7
1967 18 Yankees FLIL WRk NYY OF 26 36 30 4 2 2 .944 1.31
1967 18 Fort Lauderdale FLOR A NYY C 28 183 167 11 5 2 .973 6.36 6
1968 19 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AAA NYY C 73 460 410 44 6 2 .987 6.22 16
1968 19 Fort Lauderdale FLOR A NYY C 61 365 327 32 6 0 .984 5.89 14
1968 19 Syracuse IL AAA NYY C 12 95 83 12 0 2 1.000 7.92 2
1969 20 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AAA NYY C 40 233 214 17 2 0 .991 5.78 7
1969 20 Yankees FLIN WRk NYY 1B 29 256 237 12 7 20 .973 8.59
1969 20 Kinston CARL A NYY C 24 173 160 12 1 0 .994 7.17 2
1969 20 Syracuse IL AAA NYY C 16 60 54 5 1 0 .983 3.69 5
1969 20 NYY AL MLB NYY C 15 134.0 92 83 7 2 1 .978 6.04 6.00 1 23 4 15%
1970 21 NYY AL MLB NYY 1B 53 397.0 490 449 37 4 35 .992 11.02 9.17
1970 21 NYY AL MLB NYY 3B 5 41.0 4 0 3 1 0 .750 0.66 0.60
1970 21 NYY AL MLB NYY C 2 19.0 13 12 1 0 0 1.000 6.16 6.50 1 0 1 100%
1971 22 NYY AL MLB NYY 1B 65 539.0 667 625 35 7 66 .990 11.02 10.15
1971 22 NYY AL MLB NYY C 2 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 0 0 0
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
1972 23 NYY AL MLB NYY 1B 8 61.0 65 63 1 1 4 .985 9.44 8.00
1972 23 NYY AL MLB NYY C 25 213.0 143 127 11 5 1 .965 5.83 5.52 1 10 5 33%
1973 24 CLE AL MLB CLE 1B 12 98.0 123 117 4 2 6 .984 11.11 10.08
1973 24 CLE AL MLB CLE C 72 620.0 405 370 27 8 5 .980 5.76 5.51 9 37 22 37%
1974 25 CLE AL MLB CLE 1B 69 583.0 710 667 37 6 57 .992 10.87 10.20
1974 25 CLE AL MLB CLE C 42 304.0 177 156 18 3 4 .983 5.15 4.14 2 27 13 33%
1975 26 CLE AL MLB CLE 1B 2 17.0 20 17 1 2 1 .900 9.53 9.00
1975 26 CLE AL MLB CLE C 84 671.0 451 396 44 11 3 .976 5.90 5.24 6 54 35 39%
1976 27 TEX AL MLB TEX C 7 39.0 23 21 2 0 0 1.000 5.31 3.29 2 2 2 50%
1977 28 TEX AL MLB TEX 1B 8 54.0 52 49 3 0 0 1.000 8.67 6.50
1977 28 TEX AL MLB TEX C 16 68.0 42 40 2 0 1 1.000 5.56 2.63 0 8 1 11%
1978 29 TEX AL MLB TEX C 22 158.0 95 81 10 4 1 .958 5.18 4.14 4 9 4 31%
1979 30 TEX AL MLB TEX 1B 30 185.0 232 216 11 5 17 .978 11.04 7.57
1979 30 TEX AL MLB TEX C 7 28.0 17 16 1 0 1 1.000 5.46 2.43 0 4 1 20%
1980 31 TEX AL MLB TEX 1B 39 239.0 254 240 12 2 22 .992 9.49 6.46
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
1980 31 TEX AL MLB TEX C 3 5.0 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 7.20 1.33 0 0 0
1981 32 TEX AL MLB TEX 1B 18 117.0 149 140 8 1 16 .993 11.38 8.22
MLB (10 seasons) MLB 1B 304 2290.0 2762 2583 149 30 224 .989 10.74 8.99
MLB (12 seasons) MLB C 297 2261.0 1462 1306 123 33 17 .977 5.69 4.81 26 174 88 34%
Minors (3 seasons) Minors C 141 876 791 72 13 4 .985 6.12 29
All Levels (11 Seasons) 1B 333 2290.0 3018 2820 161 37 244 .988 10.74 8.95
All Levels (14 Seasons) C 449 2261.0 2380 2132 198 50 21 .979 5.69 5.19 62 174 88 34%
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1967 18 Fort Lauderdale Yankees Florida State League A
1967 18 FIL Yankees Florida Instructional League WRk
1968 19 Fort Lauderdale Yankees Florida State League A
1968 19 Syracuse Chiefs International League AAA
1969 20 Kinston Eagles Carolina League A
1969 20 Syracuse Chiefs International League AAA
1969 20 FIL Yankees Florida Instructional League North WRk
1969 20 New York Yankees American League MLB 1 1969-05-17 1969-09-28
1970 21 New York Yankees American League MLB 1 1970-04-07 1970-09-29
1971 22 New York Yankees American League MLB 1 1971-04-10 1971-09-30
1972 23 New York Yankees American League MLB 1 1972-04-17 1972-10-03
1973 24 Cleveland Indians American League MLB 1 1973-04-07 1973-09-29
1974 25 Cleveland Indians American League MLB 1 1974-04-06 1974-10-01
1975 26 Cleveland Indians American League MLB 1 1975-04-08 1975-09-26
1976 27 Texas Rangers American League MLB 1 1976-04-11 1976-05-09
1977 28 Texas Rangers American League MLB 1 1977-04-09 1977-10-01
1978 29 Texas Rangers American League MLB 1 1978-04-23 1978-09-28
1979 30 Texas Rangers American League MLB 1 1979-04-07 1979-09-25
1980 31 Texas Rangers American League MLB 1 1980-04-10 1980-10-02
1981 32 Texas Rangers American League MLB 1 1981-04-09 1981-10-03

Sabr ID: 42fd4859

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