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John Wathan

John David Wathan (Duke)

Positions: Catcher, First Baseman and Outfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 205 lb.

Born: October 4, 1949 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, US
High School: St. Augustine HS (San Diego, CA)
School: University of San Diego (San Diego, CA)

Drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 1st round (4th) of the 1971 MLB January Draft-Regular Phase from University of San Diego (San Diego, CA).

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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
1971 21 -0.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs A KCR 107 437 362 68 97 15 6 4 50 11 5 61 60 .268 .382 .376 .758 136 8 3 3
1971 21 -0.4 San Jose CALL A KCR 64 257 215 37 56 11 2 1 29 6 3 36 42 .260 .367 .344 .711 74 2 1 3
1971 21 0.1 Waterloo MIDW A KCR 43 180 147 31 41 4 4 3 21 5 2 25 18 .279 .404 .422 .826 62 6 2 0
1972 22 -0.4 3 Teams 3 Lgs A-AA-AAA KCR 82 294 253 39 72 12 2 4 20 5 4 35 36 .285 .372 .395 .768 100 1 4 1
1972 22 0.6 San Jose CALL A KCR 48 178 148 25 40 8 0 4 15 2 1 27 26 .270 .381 .405 .786 60 0 2 1
1972 22 -0.8 Jacksonville SOUL AA KCR 16 62 54 6 17 3 1 0 3 1 1 6 6 .315 .393 .407 .801 22 1 1 0
1972 22 -2.9 Omaha AA AAA KCR 18 54 51 8 15 1 1 0 2 2 2 2 4 .294 .321 .353 .674 18 0 1 0
1973 23 -0.1 Jacksonville SOUL AA KCR 65 249 233 20 58 8 3 5 34 1 2 12 35 .249 .287 .373 .661 87 1 2 1
1974 24 1.3 Jacksonville SOUL AA KCR 120 479 428 63 105 14 2 7 47 7 1 45 68 .245 .319 .336 .656 144 2 3 1
1975 25 0.3 Omaha AA AAA KCR 104 399 360 42 109 14 4 8 46 2 1 33 48 .303 .361 .431 .792 155 1 3 2
1976 26 1.1 Omaha AA AAA KCR 24 89 84 4 13 5 0 0 6 0 0 5 16 .155 .202 .214 .417 18 0 0 0
1976 26 -1.5 Kansas City AL MLB KCR 27 46 42 5 12 1 0 0 5 0 2 2 5 .286 .333 .310 .643 13 1 1 1 0 0
1977 27 -0.5 Kansas City AL MLB KCR 55 127 119 18 39 5 3 2 21 2 0 5 8 .328 .346 .471 .817 56 1 0 0 3 1
1978 28 0.5 Kansas City AL MLB KCR 67 203 190 19 57 10 1 2 28 2 1 3 12 .300 .320 .395 .715 75 5 4 3 3 1
1979 29 1.2 Kansas City AL MLB KCR 90 216 199 26 41 7 3 2 28 2 1 7 24 .206 .227 .302 .529 60 7 0 5 5 1
1980 30 2.0 Kansas City AL MLB KCR 126 510 453 57 138 14 7 6 58 17 3 50 42 .305 .377 .406 .783 184 19 3 3 1 6
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
1981 31 2.3 Kansas City AL MLB KCR 89 330 301 24 76 9 3 1 19 11 6 19 23 .252 .298 .312 .611 94 9 2 5 3 1
1982 32 3.2 Kansas City AL MLB KCR 121 502 448 79 121 11 3 3 51 36 9 48 46 .270 .343 .328 .671 147 26 2 3 1 0
1983 33 4.2 Kansas City AL MLB KCR 128 469 437 49 107 18 3 2 32 28 7 27 56 .245 .289 .314 .603 137 11 1 2 2 0
1984 34 5.3 Kansas City AL MLB KCR 97 196 171 17 31 7 1 2 10 6 6 21 34 .181 .271 .269 .540 46 6 0 4 0 0
1985 35 6.1 Kansas City AL MLB KCR 60 165 145 11 34 8 1 1 9 1 1 17 15 .234 .319 .324 .643 47 4 1 2 0 0
MLB (10 seasons) MLB 860 2764 2505 305 656 90 25 21 261 105 36 199 265 .262 .318 .343 .661 859 89 14 28 18 10
Minors (6 seasons) Minors 502 1947 1720 236 454 68 17 28 203 26 13 191 263 .264 .341 .372 .713 640 13 15 8
All Levels (15 Seasons) 1362 4711 4225 541 1110 158 42 49 464 131 49 390 528 .263 .327 .355 .682 1499 89 27 43 26 10
A (2 seasons) Minors 155 615 510 93 137 23 6 8 65 13 6 88 86 .269 .382 .384 .766 196 8 5 4
AA (3 seasons) Minors 201 790 715 89 180 25 6 12 84 9 4 63 109 .252 .315 .354 .669 253 4 6 2
AAA (3 seasons) Minors 146 542 495 54 137 20 5 8 54 4 3 40 68 .277 .331 .386 .717 191 1 4 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
1971 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs A KCR C 93 744 686 45 13 3 .983 7.86 33
1971 21 2 Teams 2 Lgs A KCR OF 18 21 17 2 2 0 .905 1.06
1971 21 Waterloo MIDW A KCR 1B 4 19 17 2 0 1 1.000 4.75
1971 21 Waterloo MIDW A KCR C 36 270 255 15 0 1 1.000 7.50 9
1971 21 San Jose CALL A KCR C 57 474 431 30 13 2 .973 8.09 24
1971 21 Waterloo MIDW A KCR OF 12 12 10 1 1 0 .917 0.92
1971 21 San Jose CALL A KCR OF 6 9 7 1 1 0 .889 1.33
1972 22 3 Teams 3 Lgs A-AA-AAA KCR C 61 445 413 26 6 2 .987 7.20 8
1972 22 San Jose CALL A KCR 1B 16 132 115 15 2 13 .985 8.13
1972 22 San Jose CALL A KCR 3B 1 3 1 2 0 0 1.000 3.00
1972 22 San Jose CALL A KCR C 30 223 208 14 1 2 .996 7.40 4
1972 22 Jacksonville SOUL AA KCR C 16 122 111 7 4 0 .967 7.38 3
1972 22 Omaha AA AAA KCR C 15 100 94 5 1 0 .990 6.60 1
1973 23 Jacksonville SOUL AA KCR 1B 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
1973 23 Jacksonville SOUL AA KCR 3B 1 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00
1973 23 Jacksonville SOUL AA KCR C 53 324 293 27 4 3 .988 6.04 11
1974 24 Jacksonville SOUL AA KCR 1B 65 645 608 31 6 50 .991 9.83
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
1974 24 Jacksonville SOUL AA KCR C 19 127 112 15 0 5 1.000 6.68 1
1974 24 Jacksonville SOUL AA KCR OF 23 45 40 4 1 2 .978 1.91
1975 25 Omaha AA AAA KCR C 97 583 528 45 10 7 .983 5.91 5
1975 25 Omaha AA AAA KCR OF 3 4 4 0 0 0 1.000 1.33
1976 26 Omaha AA AAA KCR C 21 144 127 14 3 3 .979 6.71 3
1976 26 Omaha AA AAA KCR OF 1 2 1 0 1 0 .500 1.00
1976 26 Kansas City AL MLB KCR 1B 3 11.0 6 6 0 0 0 1.000 4.91 2.00
1976 26 Kansas City AL MLB KCR C 23 101.0 62 57 4 1 1 .984 5.44 2.65 0 9 3 25%
1977 27 Kansas City AL MLB KCR 1B 5 26.0 27 26 0 1 2 .963 9.00 5.20
1977 27 Kansas City AL MLB KCR C 35 205.0 140 130 9 1 0 .993 6.10 3.97 2 15 3 17%
1978 28 Kansas City AL MLB KCR 1B 47 296.0 329 307 22 0 20 1.000 10.00 7.00
1978 28 Kansas City AL MLB KCR C 21 146.0 86 78 6 2 0 .977 5.18 4.00 1 11 6 35%
1979 29 Kansas City AL MLB KCR 1B 49 250.0 285 264 19 2 30 .993 10.19 5.78
1979 29 Kansas City AL MLB KCR C 23 164.0 76 70 5 1 0 .987 4.12 3.26 0 7 2 22%
1979 29 Kansas City AL MLB KCR LF 2
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 29 Kansas City AL MLB KCR OF 3 8.0 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.25 0.67
1979 29 Kansas City AL MLB KCR RF 1
1980 30 Kansas City AL MLB KCR 1B 12 102.0 120 112 7 1 14 .992 10.50 9.92
1980 30 Kansas City AL MLB KCR C 77 651.0 337 306 25 6 5 .982 4.58 4.30 1 58 21 27%
1980 30 Kansas City AL MLB KCR LF 19
1980 30 Kansas City AL MLB KCR OF 35 278.0 56 54 1 1 0 .982 1.78 1.57
1980 30 Kansas City AL MLB KCR RF 17
1981 31 Kansas City AL MLB KCR 1B 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 1.00
1981 31 Kansas City AL MLB KCR C 73 615.0 333 300 26 7 1 .979 4.77 4.47 2 45 18 29%
1981 31 Kansas City AL MLB KCR LF 3
1981 31 Kansas City AL MLB KCR OF 16 115.0 17 15 2 0 0 1.000 1.33 1.06
1981 31 Kansas City AL MLB KCR RF 13
1982 32 Kansas City AL MLB KCR 1B 3 19.0 21 19 2 0 2 1.000 9.95 7.00
1982 32 Kansas City AL MLB KCR C 120 991.0 511 463 38 10 3 .980 4.55 4.18 4 61 40 40%
1983 33 Kansas City AL MLB KCR 1B 37 238.0 273 244 26 3 24 .989 10.21 7.30
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
1983 33 Kansas City AL MLB KCR C 92 787.0 398 360 32 6 5 .985 4.48 4.26 2 57 30 34%
1983 33 Kansas City AL MLB KCR LF 3
1983 33 Kansas City AL MLB KCR OF 9 33.0 11 11 0 0 0 1.000 3.00 1.22
1983 33 Kansas City AL MLB KCR RF 6
1984 34 Kansas City AL MLB KCR 1B 33 77.0 101 91 10 0 8 1.000 11.81 3.06
1984 34 Kansas City AL MLB KCR C 59 421.0 240 213 21 6 2 .975 5.00 3.97 1 29 13 31%
1984 34 Kansas City AL MLB KCR LF 1
1984 34 Kansas City AL MLB KCR OF 1 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
1985 35 Kansas City AL MLB KCR 1B 6 14.0 13 12 1 0 0 1.000 8.36 2.17
1985 35 Kansas City AL MLB KCR C 49 372.0 279 247 28 4 6 .986 6.65 5.61 2 21 16 43%
MLB (10 seasons) MLB 1B 196 1034.0 1176 1082 87 7 100 .994 10.18 5.96
MLB (10 seasons) MLB C 572 4453.0 2462 2224 194 44 23 .982 4.89 4.23 15 313 152 33%
MLB (5 seasons) MLB LF 28
MLB (5 seasons) MLB OF 64 438.0 86 82 3 1 0 .988 1.75 1.33
MLB (4 seasons) MLB RF 37
Minors (4 seasons) Minors 1B 86 797 741 48 8 64 .990 9.17
Minors (2 seasons) Minors 3B 2 4 1 3 0 0 1.000 2.00
Minors (6 seasons) Minors C 344 2367 2159 172 36 23 .985 6.78 61
Minors (4 seasons) Minors OF 45 72 62 6 4 2 .944 1.51
All Levels (14 Seasons) 1B 282 1034.0 1973 1823 135 15 164 .992 10.18 6.94
All Levels (2 Seasons) 3B 2 4 1 3 0 0 1.000 2.00
All Levels (15 Seasons) C 916 4453.0 4829 4383 366 80 46 .983 4.89 5.18 76 313 152 33%
All Levels (5 Seasons) LF 28
All Levels (9 Seasons) OF 109 438.0 158 144 9 5 2 .968 1.75 1.40
All Levels (4 Seasons) RF 37
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1987 37 Kansas City AL MLB KCR 1 of 2 162 83 79 .512
1987 37 Omaha AA AAA KCR 1 of 2 140 64 76 .457
1988 38 Kansas City AL MLB KCR 1 of 1 161 84 77 .522
1989 39 Kansas City AL MLB KCR 1 of 1 162 92 70 .568
1990 40 Kansas City AL MLB KCR 1 of 1 161 75 86 .466
1991 41 Kansas City AL MLB KCR 1 of 3 162 82 80 .506
1992 42 California AL MLB CAL 1 of 2 162 72 90 .444
6 Seasons 1110 552 558 .497
MLB (6 seasons) 970 488 482 .503
AAA (1 season) 140 64 76 .457

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

Sabr ID: 69a42cff

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