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John Stearns

John Hardin Stearns (Bad Dude)

Positions: Catcher, First Baseman and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: August 21, 1951 in Denver, Colorado, US
High School: Thomas Jefferson HS (Denver, CO)
School: University of Colorado (Boulder, CO)

Drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 13th round of the 1969 MLB June Amateur Draft from Thomas Jefferson HS (Denver, CO) and the Philadelphia Phillies in the 1st round (2nd) of the 1973 MLB June Amateur Draft from University of Colorado (Boulder, CO).

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
1973 21 -1.7 Reading EL AA PHI 67 216 166 28 40 7 4 3 24 2 1 46 26 .241 .400 .386 .786 64 0 1 3
1974 22 -1.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-A PHI 139 588 508 75 153 25 6 7 66 12 3 67 39 .301 .383 .415 .799 211 8 5 1 7 3
1974 22 0.4 Rocky Mount CARL A PHI 62 274 230 41 79 16 4 4 38 6 0 41 14 .343 .445 .500 .945 115 8 2 0 1 3
1974 22 -3.2 Toledo IL AAA PHI 77 314 278 34 74 9 2 3 28 6 3 26 25 .266 .329 .345 .674 96 3 1 6
1974 22 -5.1 Philadelphia NL MLB PHI 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 0 0 0 0 0
1975 23 -4.2 New York NL MLB NYM 59 193 169 25 32 5 1 3 10 4 1 17 15 .189 .268 .284 .552 48 6 2 3 2 4
1976 24 -0.5 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 102 410 332 64 103 17 2 10 45 11 8 71 29 .310 .437 .464 .901 154 4 3 0
1976 24 -3.6 New York NL MLB NYM 32 121 103 13 27 6 0 2 10 1 2 16 11 .262 .364 .379 .742 39 4 1 0 1 0
1977 25 -2.4 New York NL MLB NYM 139 520 431 52 108 25 1 12 55 9 8 77 76 .251 .370 .397 .767 171 15 7 1 4 7
1978 26 -1.8 New York NL MLB NYM 143 563 477 65 126 24 1 15 73 25 13 70 57 .264 .364 .413 .777 197 11 8 2 6 4
1979 27 -1.3 New York NL MLB NYM 155 602 538 58 131 29 2 9 66 15 15 52 57 .243 .312 .355 .667 191 21 4 3 5 5
1980 28 -0.5 New York NL MLB NYM 91 363 319 42 91 25 1 0 45 7 3 33 24 .285 .346 .370 .716 118 5 1 2 8 1
1981 29 0.6 New York NL MLB NYM 80 305 273 25 74 12 1 1 24 12 2 24 17 .271 .329 .333 .662 91 10 0 7 1 2
1982 30 1.5 New York NL MLB NYM 98 392 352 46 103 25 3 4 28 17 7 30 35 .293 .349 .415 .764 146 8 2 5 3 2
1983 31 2.5 New York NL MLB NYM 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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
1984 32 6.7 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 10 34 28 4 7 0 1 0 1 2 1 5 7 .250 .353 .321 .674 9 0 0 1 0
1984 32 3.5 New York NL MLB NYM 8 21 17 6 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 4 2 .176 .333 .235 .569 4 0 0 0 0 0
1985 33 6.9 Denver AA AAA CIN 72 280 235 46 62 8 3 3 19 9 8 39 34 .264 .367 .362 .729 85 1 2 3 2
MLB (11 seasons) MLB 810 3082 2681 334 696 152 10 46 312 91 51 323 294 .260 .341 .375 .717 1006 80 25 23 30 25
Minors (5 seasons) Minors 390 1528 1269 217 365 57 16 23 155 36 21 228 135 .288 .396 .412 .809 523 8 10 7 14 5
All Levels (13 Seasons) 1200 4610 3950 551 1061 209 26 69 467 127 72 551 429 .269 .360 .387 .747 1529 88 35 30 44 30
AAA (4 seasons) Minors 261 1038 873 148 246 34 8 16 93 28 20 141 95 .282 .383 .394 .777 344 8 6 10 2
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
1973 21 Reading EL AA PHI 1B 7 58 55 2 1 4 .983 8.14
1973 21 Reading EL AA PHI 3B 11 16 3 12 1 2 .938 1.36
1973 21 Reading EL AA PHI C 31 177 157 18 2 2 .989 5.65 7
1973 21 Reading EL AA PHI OF 16 18 17 1 0 1 1.000 1.13
1974 22 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-A PHI C 128 891 770 106 15 15 .983 6.84 18
1974 22 Rocky Mount CARL A PHI 1B 3 34 31 1 2 0 .941 10.67
1974 22 Rocky Mount CARL A PHI C 55 428 358 60 10 9 .977 7.60 6
1974 22 Rocky Mount CARL A PHI OF 6 13 11 1 1 0 .923 2.00
1974 22 Toledo IL AAA PHI 3B 2 5 2 3 0 0 1.000 2.50
1974 22 Toledo IL AAA PHI C 73 463 412 46 5 6 .989 6.27 12
1974 22 Philadelphia NL MLB PHI C 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 1.00 0 0 0
1975 23 New York NL MLB NYM C 54 433.0 339 297 40 2 9 .994 7.00 6.24 2 41 24 37%
1976 24 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 3B 21 63 18 39 6 2 .905 2.71
1976 24 Tidewater IL AAA NYM C 84 467 398 61 8 8 .983 5.46 4
1976 24 New York NL MLB NYM C 30 256.0 223 200 20 3 2 .987 7.73 7.33 1 15 17 53%
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
1977 25 New York NL MLB NYM 1B 6 41.0 35 30 3 2 3 .943 7.24 5.50
1977 25 New York NL MLB NYM C 127 1045.0 833 742 76 15 12 .982 7.04 6.44 8 81 51 39%
1978 26 New York NL MLB NYM 3B 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1978 26 New York NL MLB NYM C 141 1202.0 807 711 84 12 7 .985 5.95 5.64 8 86 52 38%
1979 27 New York NL MLB NYM 1B 16 130.0 122 114 8 0 16 1.000 8.45 7.63
1979 27 New York NL MLB NYM 3B 11 65.0 21 5 14 2 2 .905 2.63 1.73
1979 27 New York NL MLB NYM C 121 1030.0 725 628 85 12 11 .983 6.23 5.89 7 100 52 34%
1979 27 New York NL MLB NYM LF 6
1979 27 New York NL MLB NYM OF 6 41.0 9 7 0 2 0 .778 1.54 1.17
1980 28 New York NL MLB NYM 1B 16 128.0 139 120 18 1 10 .993 9.70 8.63
1980 28 New York NL MLB NYM 3B 1 3.0 3 0 3 0 1 1.000 9.00 3.00
1980 28 New York NL MLB NYM C 74 618.0 480 432 41 7 6 .985 6.89 6.39 1 60 26 30%
1981 29 New York NL MLB NYM 1B 9 61.0 66 58 8 0 4 1.000 9.74 7.33
1981 29 New York NL MLB NYM 3B 4 28.0 7 0 6 1 0 .857 1.93 1.50
1981 29 New York NL MLB NYM C 66 552.0 346 302 38 6 7 .983 5.54 5.15 2 42 24 36%
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 30 New York NL MLB NYM 3B 12 91.0 22 5 13 4 0 .818 1.78 1.50
1982 30 New York NL MLB NYM C 81 705.0 446 379 61 6 9 .987 5.62 5.43 2 72 49 40%
1984 32 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 1B 2 18 15 3 0 2 1.000 9.00
1984 32 Tidewater IL AAA NYM 3B 2 4 2 2 0 0 1.000 2.00
1984 32 Tidewater IL AAA NYM C 3 14 11 2 1 1 .929 4.33 1
1984 32 Tidewater IL AAA NYM SS 1 5 4 1 0 0 1.000 5.00
1984 32 New York NL MLB NYM 1B 2 12.0 9 8 1 0 3 1.000 6.75 4.50
1984 32 New York NL MLB NYM C 4 27.0 21 20 1 0 1 1.000 7.00 5.25 0 3 0 0%
1985 33 Denver AA AAA CIN 1B 48 477 410 61 6 38 .987 9.81
MLB (5 seasons) MLB 1B 49 372.0 371 330 38 3 36 .992 8.90 7.51
MLB (5 seasons) MLB 3B 29 188.0 53 10 36 7 3 .868 2.20 1.59
MLB (10 seasons) MLB C 699 5869.0 4221 3712 446 63 64 .985 6.38 5.95 31 500 295 37%
Minors (4 seasons) Minors 1B 60 587 511 67 9 44 .985 9.63
Minors (4 seasons) Minors 3B 36 88 25 56 7 4 .920 2.25
Minors (4 seasons) Minors C 246 1549 1336 187 26 26 .983 6.19 30
Minors (2 seasons) Minors OF 22 31 28 2 1 1 .968 1.36
All Levels (8 Seasons) 1B 109 372.0 958 841 105 12 80 .987 8.90 8.68
All Levels (9 Seasons) 3B 65 188.0 141 35 92 14 7 .901 2.20 1.95
All Levels (11 Seasons) C 945 5869.0 5770 5048 633 89 90 .985 6.38 6.01 61 500 295 37%
All Levels (3 Seasons) OF 28 41.0 40 35 2 3 1 .925 1.54 1.32
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1990 38 Knoxville SOUL AA TOR 1 of 1 145 67 77 .465
1991 39 Knoxville SOUL AA TOR 1 of 1 144 67 77 .465
1994 42 Princeton APPY Rk CIN 1 of 1 66 41 25 .621
2003 51 Binghamton EL AA NYM 1 of 1 141 63 78 .447
2004 52 Norfolk IL AAA NYM 1 of 1 144 72 72 .500
2006 54 Harrisburg EL AA WSN 1 of 1 142 67 75 .472
2007 55 Columbus IL AAA WSN 1 of 1 144 64 80 .444
2008 56 Harrisburg EL AA WSN 1 of 1 142 73 69 .514
2009 57 Harrisburg EL AA WSN 1 of 1 142 70 72 .493
9 Seasons 1210 584 625 .483
AA (6 seasons) 856 407 448 .476
AAA (2 seasons) 288 136 152 .472
Rk (1 season) 66 41 25 .621

W-L Totals are for the entire season even if they managed only part of the season.
Sequence may not be in order actually managed. Rank or Pennants Won may not be given for some seasons.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1973 21 Reading Phillies Eastern League AA
1974 22 Rocky Mount Phillies Carolina League A
1974 22 Toledo Mud Hens International League AAA
1974 22 Philadelphia Phillies National League MLB 1 1974-09-22 1974-09-22
1975 23 New York Mets National League MLB 1 1975-04-16 1975-09-27
1976 24 Tidewater Tides International League AAA
1976 24 New York Mets National League MLB 1 1976-04-11 1976-10-03
1977 25 New York Mets National League MLB 1 1977-04-07 1977-10-02
1978 26 New York Mets National League MLB 1 1978-04-07 1978-09-29
1979 27 New York Mets National League MLB 1 1979-04-05 1979-09-30
1980 28 New York Mets National League MLB 1 1980-04-10 1980-07-26
1981 29 New York Mets National League MLB 1 1981-04-22 1981-10-01
1982 30 New York Mets National League MLB 1 1982-04-08 1982-09-30
1983 31 New York Mets National League MLB 1 1983-09-03 1983-09-23
1984 32 Tidewater Tides International League AAA
1984 32 New York Mets National League MLB 1 1984-07-12 1984-09-30
1985 33 Denver Zephyrs American Association AAA

Sabr ID: 63149a47

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