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B.J. Surhoff

William James Surhoff

Position: Catcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: August 4, 1964 in Bronx, New York, US
High School: Rye HS (Rye, NY)
School: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC)

Drafted by the New York Yankees in the 5th round of the 1982 MLB June Amateur Draft from Rye HS (Rye, NY) and the Milwaukee Brewers in the 1st round (1st) of the 1985 MLB June Amateur Draft from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC).

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
1985 20 -1.9 Beloit MIDW A MIL 76 318 289 39 96 13 4 7 58 10 9 22 35 .332 .373 .478 .851 138 0 2 5 0
1986 21 -4.5 Vancouver PCL AAA MIL 116 496 458 71 141 19 3 5 59 23 8 28 31 .308 .347 .395 .742 181 2 3 5 5
1987 22 -6.4 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL 115 445 395 50 118 22 3 7 68 11 10 36 30 .299 .350 .423 .773 167 13 0 5 9 1
1988 23 -5.5 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL 139 541 493 47 121 21 0 5 38 21 6 31 49 .245 .292 .318 .611 157 12 3 11 3 9
1989 24 -4.5 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL 126 477 436 42 108 17 4 5 55 14 12 25 29 .248 .287 .339 .626 148 8 3 3 10 1
1990 25 -3.6 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL 135 530 474 55 131 21 4 6 59 18 7 41 37 .276 .331 .376 .706 178 8 1 7 7 5
1991 26 -2.5 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL 143 553 505 57 146 19 4 5 68 5 8 26 33 .289 .319 .372 .691 188 21 0 13 9 2
1992 27 -1.6 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL 139 543 480 63 121 19 1 4 62 14 8 46 41 .252 .314 .321 .635 154 9 2 5 10 8
1993 28 -0.9 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL 148 599 552 66 151 38 3 7 79 12 9 36 47 .274 .318 .391 .709 216 9 2 4 5 5
1994 29 3.3 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA MIL 8 32 31 5 9 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 .290 .313 .387 .700 12 0 0 0 0 0
1994 29 5.1 El Paso TL AA MIL 3 12 12 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .250 .333 .583 4 0 0 0 0 0
1994 29 2.2 New Orleans AA AAA MIL 5 20 19 3 6 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 .316 .350 .421 .771 8 0 0 0 0 0
1994 29 -0.1 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL 40 154 134 20 35 11 2 5 22 0 1 16 14 .261 .336 .485 .821 65 5 0 2 2 0
1995 30 1.0 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL 117 462 415 72 133 26 3 13 73 7 3 37 43 .320 .378 .492 .870 204 7 4 2 4 4
1996 31 2.1 Baltimore AL MLB BAL 143 590 537 74 157 27 6 21 82 0 1 47 79 .292 .352 .482 .834 259 7 3 2 1 8
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
1997 32 2.9 Baltimore AL MLB BAL 147 595 528 80 150 30 4 18 88 1 1 49 60 .284 .345 .458 .803 242 7 5 3 10 14
1998 33 3.7 Baltimore AL MLB BAL 162 634 573 79 160 34 1 22 92 9 7 49 81 .279 .332 .457 .789 262 13 1 1 10 9
1999 34 5.1 Baltimore AL MLB BAL 162 727 673 104 207 38 1 28 107 5 1 43 78 .308 .347 .492 .839 331 15 2 1 8 1
2000 35 5.9 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB BAL-ATL 147 587 539 69 157 36 2 14 68 10 2 41 58 .291 .344 .443 .787 239 10 3 2 2 3
2000 35 5.9 Baltimore AL MLB BAL 103 444 411 56 120 27 0 13 57 7 2 29 46 .292 .341 .453 .793 186 5 2 1 1 3
2000 35 5.9 Atlanta NL MLB ATL 44 143 128 13 37 9 2 1 11 3 0 12 12 .289 .352 .414 .766 53 5 1 1 1 0
2001 36 6.7 Atlanta NL MLB ATL 141 531 484 68 131 33 1 10 58 9 3 38 48 .271 .321 .405 .726 196 5 1 1 7 5
2002 37 7.5 Atlanta NL MLB ATL 25 85 75 5 22 5 0 0 9 1 3 9 5 .293 .369 .360 .729 27 1 0 1 0 0
2003 38 9.3 Baltimore AL MLB BAL 93 354 319 32 94 20 0 5 41 2 2 29 29 .295 .353 .404 .758 129 4 1 3 2 3
2004 39 9.8 Baltimore AL MLB BAL 100 378 343 49 106 12 1 8 50 2 0 30 46 .309 .365 .420 .785 144 9 1 3 1 2
2005 40 10.9 Baltimore AL MLB BAL 91 321 303 30 78 11 2 5 34 0 0 11 32 .257 .282 .356 .639 108 6 1 2 4 1
MLB (19 seasons) MLB 2313 9106 8258 1062 2326 440 42 188 1153 141 84 640 839 .282 .332 .413 .745 3414 169 33 71 104 81
Minors (3 seasons) Minors 200 846 778 115 246 35 7 12 118 33 17 51 70 .316 .356 .425 .781 331 0 2 5 10 5
All Levels (21 Seasons) 2513 9952 9036 1177 2572 475 49 200 1271 174 101 691 909 .285 .334 .414 .748 3745 169 35 76 114 86
AAA (2 seasons) Minors 121 516 477 74 147 21 3 5 60 23 8 29 33 .308 .347 .396 .743 189 0 2 3 5 5
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
1985 20 Beloit MIDW A MIL C 61 522 475 44 3 2 .994 8.51 9
1986 21 Vancouver PCL AAA MIL C 98 616 539 70 7 10 .989 6.21 15
1987 22 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL 1B 1 2.0 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 9.00 2.00
1987 22 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL 3B 10 24.0 8 2 6 0 2 1.000 3.00 0.80
1987 22 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL C 98 830.0 705 645 49 11 10 .984 7.53 7.08 9 66 36 35%
1988 23 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL 1B 2 3.0 2 1 0 1 0 .500 3.00 0.50
1988 23 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL 3B 31 243.0 76 23 52 1 1 .987 2.78 2.42
1988 23 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL C 106 894.0 573 525 42 6 2 .990 5.71 5.35 8 57 27 32%
1988 23 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL LF 1
1988 23 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL OF 1 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1988 23 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL SS 1 3.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 1.00
1989 24 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL 3B 6 29.0 12 4 7 1 1 .917 3.41 1.83
1989 24 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL C 106 899.0 586 526 51 9 6 .985 5.78 5.44 10 81 28 26%
1990 25 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL 3B 11 58.0 15 4 9 2 1 .867 2.02 1.18
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
1990 25 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL C 125 1048.0 678 615 53 10 10 .985 5.74 5.34 5 89 31 26%
1991 26 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL 2B 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1991 26 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL 3B 5 22.0 6 3 3 0 0 1.000 2.45 1.20
1991 26 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL C 127 1056.0 732 660 68 4 11 .995 6.20 5.73 11 86 35 29%
1991 26 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL CF 1
1991 26 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL OF 2 6.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 1.00
1991 26 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL RF 1
1992 27 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL 1B 17 120.0 156 143 13 0 18 1.000 11.70 9.18
1992 27 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL 3B 3 15.0 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 1.80 1.00
1992 27 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL C 109 925.0 611 546 59 6 7 .990 5.89 5.55 5 58 39 40%
1992 27 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL CF 1
1992 27 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL LF 5
1992 27 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL OF 7 34.0 9 9 0 0 0 1.000 2.38 1.29
1992 27 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL RF 1
1993 28 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL 1B 8 31.0 30 28 2 0 2 1.000 8.71 3.75
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
1993 28 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL 3B 121 1014.0 334 101 216 17 19 .949 2.81 2.62
1993 28 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL C 3 11.0 9 9 0 0 0 1.000 7.36 3.00 0 0 1 100%
1993 28 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL LF 12
1993 28 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL OF 24 181.0 40 37 2 1 0 .975 1.94 1.63
1993 28 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL RF 14
1994 29 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA MIL OF 5 9 8 1 0 0 1.000 1.80
1994 29 El Paso TL AA MIL OF 3 3 3 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
1994 29 New Orleans AA AAA MIL 1B 1 6 6 0 0 0 1.000 6.00
1994 29 New Orleans AA AAA MIL 3B 2 4 2 2 0 0 1.000 2.00
1994 29 New Orleans AA AAA MIL C 1 8 8 0 0 0 1.000 8.00 0 1 0 0%
1994 29 New Orleans AA AAA MIL OF 2 6 5 1 0 0 1.000 3.00
1994 29 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL 1B 8 69.0 81 72 9 0 11 1.000 10.57 10.13
1994 29 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL 3B 18 144.0 26 8 16 2 0 .923 1.50 1.33
1994 29 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL C 12 80.0 37 34 3 0 0 1.000 4.16 3.08 0 10 2 17%
1994 29 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL OF 3 19.0 10 7 1 2 1 .800 3.79 2.67
1994 29 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL RF 3
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
1995 30 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL 1B 55 323.0 380 348 29 3 45 .992 10.50 6.85
1995 30 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL C 18 93.0 64 57 6 1 0 .984 6.10 3.50 8 11 0 0%
1995 30 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL CF 3
1995 30 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL LF 54
1995 30 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL OF 60 468.0 135 125 9 1 1 .993 2.58 2.23
1995 30 Milwaukee AL MLB MIL RF 9
1996 31 Baltimore AL MLB BAL 1B 2 11.0 13 11 2 0 0 1.000 10.64 6.50
1996 31 Baltimore AL MLB BAL 3B 106 926.0 269 80 175 14 22 .948 2.48 2.41
1996 31 Baltimore AL MLB BAL LF 27
1996 31 Baltimore AL MLB BAL OF 27 222.0 48 46 1 1 0 .979 1.91 1.74
1997 32 Baltimore AL MLB BAL 1B 3 26.0 24 21 3 0 4 1.000 8.31 8.00
1997 32 Baltimore AL MLB BAL 3B 3 5.0 2 0 2 0 1 1.000 3.60 0.67
1997 32 Baltimore AL MLB BAL LF 133
1997 32 Baltimore AL MLB BAL OF 133 1135.0 260 247 11 2 3 .992 2.05 1.94
1998 33 Baltimore AL MLB BAL 1B 1 3.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 6.00 2.00
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
1998 33 Baltimore AL MLB BAL LF 157
1998 33 Baltimore AL MLB BAL OF 157 1311.0 269 254 12 3 2 .989 1.83 1.69
1999 34 Baltimore AL MLB BAL 3B 2 13.0 6 1 5 0 0 1.000 4.15 3.00
1999 34 Baltimore AL MLB BAL LF 148
1999 34 Baltimore AL MLB BAL OF 148 1269.0 298 282 16 0 5 1.000 2.11 2.01
2000 35 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB BAL-ATL LF 134
2000 35 2 Teams 2 Lgs MLB BAL-ATL OF 134 1152.0 285 276 6 3 1 .989 2.20 2.10
2000 35 Baltimore AL MLB BAL LF 102
2000 35 Baltimore AL MLB BAL OF 102 878.0 234 226 5 3 1 .987 2.37 2.26
2000 35 Atlanta NL MLB ATL LF 32
2000 35 Atlanta NL MLB ATL OF 32 274.0 51 50 1 0 0 1.000 1.68 1.59
2001 36 Atlanta NL MLB ATL LF 129
2001 36 Atlanta NL MLB ATL OF 129 1055.0 211 200 8 3 0 .986 1.77 1.61
2002 37 Atlanta NL MLB ATL 1B 11 96.0 79 72 7 0 12 1.000 7.41 7.18
2002 37 Atlanta NL MLB ATL OF 9 80.0 29 27 2 0 0 1.000 3.26 3.22
2002 37 Atlanta NL MLB ATL RF 9
2003 38 Baltimore AL MLB BAL 1B 22 172.0 169 157 11 1 14 .994 8.79 7.64
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
2003 38 Baltimore AL MLB BAL LF 24
2003 38 Baltimore AL MLB BAL OF 27 235.0 45 44 0 1 0 .978 1.69 1.63
2003 38 Baltimore AL MLB BAL RF 3
2004 39 Baltimore AL MLB BAL 1B 10 50.0 50 46 4 0 6 1.000 9.00 5.00
2004 39 Baltimore AL MLB BAL LF 34
2004 39 Baltimore AL MLB BAL OF 70 569.0 138 133 3 2 2 .986 2.15 1.94
2004 39 Baltimore AL MLB BAL RF 38
2005 40 Baltimore AL MLB BAL 1B 18 113.0 125 116 8 1 14 .992 9.88 6.89
2005 40 Baltimore AL MLB BAL LF 46
2005 40 Baltimore AL MLB BAL OF 60 485.0 113 109 3 1 0 .991 2.08 1.87
2005 40 Baltimore AL MLB BAL RF 16
MLB (13 seasons) MLB 1B 158 1019.0 1113 1018 89 6 126 .995 9.78 7.01
MLB (11 seasons) MLB 3B 316 2493.0 757 227 493 37 47 .951 2.60 2.28
MLB (9 seasons) MLB C 704 5836.0 3995 3617 331 47 46 .988 6.09 5.61 56 458 199 30%
MLB (3 seasons) MLB CF 5
MLB (13 seasons) MLB LF 904
MLB (16 seasons) MLB OF 991 8223.0 1892 1798 74 20 15 .989 2.05 1.89
MLB (9 seasons) MLB RF 94
Minors (3 seasons) Minors C 160 1146 1022 114 10 12 .991 7.10 24 1 0 0%
Minors (1 season) Minors OF 5 9 8 1 0 0 1.000 1.80
All Levels (13 Seasons) 1B 159 1019.0 1119 1024 89 6 126 .995 9.78 7.00
All Levels (11 Seasons) 3B 318 2493.0 761 229 495 37 47 .951 2.60 2.28
All Levels (11 Seasons) C 864 5836.0 5141 4639 445 57 58 .989 6.09 5.88 80 459 199 30%
All Levels (3 Seasons) CF 5
All Levels (13 Seasons) LF 904
All Levels (16 Seasons) OF 996 8223.0 1901 1806 75 20 15 .989 2.05 1.89
All Levels (9 Seasons) RF 94
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev
1985 20 Beloit Brewers Midwest League A
1986 21 Vancouver Canadians Pacific Coast League AAA
1987 22 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1987-04-08 1987-10-04
1988 23 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1988-04-04 1988-10-02
1989 24 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1989-04-03 1989-10-01
1990 25 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1990-04-09 1990-10-03
1991 26 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1991-04-08 1991-10-06
1992 27 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1992-04-06 1992-10-03
1993 28 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1993-04-06 1993-10-03
1994 29 El Paso Diablos Texas League AA
1994 29 New Orleans Zephyrs American Association AAA
1994 29 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1994-04-16 1994-07-06
1995 30 Milwaukee Brewers American League MLB 1 1995-04-27 1995-10-01
1996 31 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 1 1996-04-02 1996-09-28
1997 32 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 1 1997-04-02 1997-09-27
1998 33 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 1 1998-03-31 1998-09-27
1999 34 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 1 1999-04-05 1999-10-03
2000 35 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 1 2000-04-03 2000-07-30
2000 35 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 2 2000-08-01 2000-10-01
2001 36 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 1 2001-04-02 2001-10-07
2002 37 Atlanta Braves National League MLB 1 2002-04-01 2002-04-27
2003 38 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 1 2003-03-31 2003-09-26
2004 39 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 1 2004-04-06 2004-10-03
2005 40 Baltimore Orioles American League MLB 1 2005-04-07 2005-10-02

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