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John Sipin

John White Sipin

Positions: Second Baseman and Outfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 175 lb.

Born: August 29, 1946 in Watsonville, California, United States
High School: Watsonville HS (Watsonville, CA)

Drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 55th round of the 1965 MLB June Amateur Draft from Watsonville HS (Watsonville, 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
1966 19 -2.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs A STL 123 482 414 52 98 13 3 14 63 11 8 56 90 .237 .325 .384 .709 159 1 5 6
1966 19 -2.4 Cardinals FLIL WRk STL 43 130 112 12 15 5 0 0 8 3 0 15 32 .134 .240 .179 .419 20 1 1 1
1966 19 -2.2 Cedar Rapids MIDW A STL 92 369 313 45 73 10 2 13 53 7 6 46 72 .233 .330 .403 .732 126 1 5 4
1966 19 -2.2 St. Petersburg FLOR A STL 31 113 101 7 25 3 1 1 10 4 2 10 18 .248 .310 .327 .636 33 0 0 2
1967 20 -1.9 Modesto CALL A STL 126 495 444 69 109 19 5 19 58 5 0 41 123 .245 .307 .439 .746 195 1 3 6
1968 21 -2.0 Arkansas TL AA STL 135 508 469 51 122 17 7 9 61 8 7 31 75 .260 .309 .384 .693 180 3 3 2
1969 22 -3.8 Tulsa AA AAA STL 28 118 113 12 28 3 1 1 13 5 1 3 18 .248 .271 .319 .590 36 1 0 1
1969 22 -5.5 SDP NL MLB SDP 68 241 229 22 51 12 2 2 9 2 0 8 44 .223 .251 .319 .570 73 3 1 2 1 1
1970 23 -2.1 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SDP 135 510 465 74 140 31 3 20 80 9 3 40 75 .301 .355 .510 .865 237 1 0 4
1971 24 -1.7 Hawaii PCL AAA SDP 141 598 548 72 174 26 1 20 77 8 5 46 88 .318 .369 .478 .847 262 0 1 3
1972 25 -3.1 Taiyo JPCL Fgn 120 486 448 55 125 20 4 22 76 3 3 35 75 .279 .329 .489 .818 219 16 0 0 3 2
1973 26 -2.4 Taiyo JPCL Fgn 123 521 478 70 141 22 0 33 75 4 1 38 65 .295 .347 .548 .896 262 24 2 0 3 5
1974 27 -1.5 Taiyo JPCL Fgn 115 470 408 65 125 12 2 25 73 6 5 59 55 .306 .394 .529 .923 216 19 1 0 2 6
1975 28 -1.0 Taiyo JPCL Fgn 130 537 501 73 148 17 1 34 82 1 4 34 69 .295 .341 .537 .878 269 16 1 0 1 6
1976 29 0.0 Taiyo JPCL Fgn 111 457 424 61 130 17 2 30 74 2 1 29 76 .307 .352 .568 .921 241 12 2 0 2 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
1977 30 0.6 Taiyo JPCL Fgn 129 547 494 76 153 18 3 22 87 5 3 47 77 .310 .367 .492 .859 243 14 1 0 5 3
1978 31 1.5 Yomiuri JPCL Fgn 116 426 375 52 118 19 1 16 63 5 5 47 57 .315 .392 .499 .891 187 17 2 0 2 3
1979 32 2.5 Yomiuri JPCL Fgn 117 478 432 70 135 17 1 27 74 3 2 43 73 .313 .373 .544 .917 235 12 0 1 2 3
1980 33 3.8 Yomiuri JPCL Fgn 75 237 219 26 49 7 1 9 21 0 2 13 47 .224 .266 .388 .654 85 3 1 0 4 0
Minors (6 seasons) Minors 688 2711 2453 330 671 109 20 83 352 46 24 217 469 .274 .332 .436 .767 1069 7 12 22
Foreign (9 seasons) Foreign 1036 4159 3779 548 1124 149 15 218 625 29 26 345 594 .297 .356 .518 .874 1957 133 10 1 24 30
All Levels (15 Seasons) 1835 7241 6573 912 1861 275 37 303 994 80 50 585 1139 .283 .341 .475 .816 3119 136 19 16 48 31
A (2 seasons) Minors 249 977 858 121 207 32 8 33 121 16 8 97 213 .241 .316 .413 .728 354 2 8 12
AAA (3 seasons) Minors 304 1226 1126 158 342 60 5 41 170 22 9 89 181 .304 .353 .475 .829 535 2 1 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
1966 19 2 Teams 2 Lgs A STL SS 123 558 201 314 43 65 .923 4.19
1966 19 Cardinals FLIL WRk STL SS 40 188 57 120 11 23 .941 4.43
1966 19 St. Petersburg FLOR A STL SS 31 134 44 79 11 14 .918 3.97
1966 19 Cedar Rapids MIDW A STL SS 92 424 157 235 32 51 .925 4.26
1967 20 Modesto CALL A STL 3B 2 6 3 3 0 1 1.000 3.00
1967 20 Modesto CALL A STL SS 123 571 194 326 51 57 .911 4.23
1968 21 Arkansas TL AA STL 2B 129 674 291 349 34 81 .950 4.96
1968 21 Arkansas TL AA STL 3B 1 4 1 3 0 0 1.000 4.00
1969 22 Tulsa AA AAA STL 2B 28 184 68 107 9 23 .951 6.25
1969 22 SDP NL MLB SDP 2B 60 477.0 286 106 173 7 41 .976 5.26 4.65
1970 23 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SDP 1B 30 257 245 10 2 22 .992 8.50
1970 23 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SDP 2B 14 62 35 24 3 4 .952 4.21
1970 23 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SDP 3B 33 90 18 67 5 5 .944 2.58
1970 23 Salt Lake City PCL AAA SDP OF 61 104 90 9 5 2 .952 1.62
1971 24 Hawaii PCL AAA SDP 2B 141 750 354 378 18 100 .976 5.19
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 25 Taiyo JPCL Fgn 2B 117
1972 25 Taiyo JPCL Fgn OF 3
1972 25 Taiyo JPCL Fgn SS 6
1973 26 Taiyo JPCL Fgn 2B 122
1973 26 Taiyo JPCL Fgn 3B 1
1974 27 Taiyo JPCL Fgn 2B 112
1975 28 Taiyo JPCL Fgn 2B 128
1976 29 Taiyo JPCL Fgn 1B 5
1976 29 Taiyo JPCL Fgn 2B 65
1976 29 Taiyo JPCL Fgn 3B 1
1976 29 Taiyo JPCL Fgn OF 47
1977 30 Taiyo JPCL Fgn 2B 129
1978 31 Yomiuri JPCL Fgn 2B 19
1978 31 Yomiuri JPCL Fgn 3B 30
1978 31 Yomiuri JPCL Fgn OF 69
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
1979 32 Yomiuri JPCL Fgn 1B 5
1979 32 Yomiuri JPCL Fgn 2B 106
1979 32 Yomiuri JPCL Fgn OF 22
1980 33 Yomiuri JPCL Fgn 1B 3
1980 33 Yomiuri JPCL Fgn 2B 55
1980 33 Yomiuri JPCL Fgn OF 13
Minors (4 seasons) Minors 2B 312 1670 748 858 64 208 .962 5.15
Minors (3 seasons) Minors 3B 36 100 22 73 5 6 .950 2.64
Minors (2 seasons) Minors SS 246 1129 395 640 94 122 .917 4.21
Foreign (3 seasons) Foreign 1B 13
Foreign (9 seasons) Foreign 2B 853
Foreign (3 seasons) Foreign 3B 32
Foreign (5 seasons) Foreign OF 154
All Levels (4 Seasons) 1B 43 257 245 10 2 22
All Levels (13 Seasons) 2B 1225 477.0 1956 854 1031 71 249
All Levels (6 Seasons) 3B 68 100 22 73 5 6
All Levels (6 Seasons) OF 215 104 90 9 5 2
All Levels (3 Seasons) SS 292 1317 452 760 105 145
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: 9389952f

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