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Johnny Welaj

John Ludwig Welaj

Position: Outfielder
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 164 lb.

Born: May 27, 1914 in Moss Creek, Pennsylvania, US
Died: September 13, 2003 in Arlington, Texas, US
High School: Bound Brook HS (Bound Brook, NJ)

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
1936 22 -3.6 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-AA WSH 127 510 510 171 30 11 3 .335 .455 232
1936 22 -3.6 York/Trenton NYPL A 125 505 171 30 11 3 .339 .459 232
1936 22 -6.1 Albany IL AA WSH 2 5 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
1937 23 -2.3 Trenton NYPL A WSH 125 452 127 25 7 0 .281 .367 166
1938 24 -0.9 Trenton EL A WSH 98 355 99 19 8 2 .279 .394 140
1939 25 0.4 Springfield EL A WSH 24 93 25 7 0 0 .269 .344 32
1939 25 -2.7 Washington AL MLB WSH 63 219 201 23 55 11 2 1 33 13 2 13 20 .274 .318 .363 .681 73 2 0 5
1940 26 -1.9 Washington AL MLB WSH 88 239 215 31 55 9 0 3 21 8 7 19 20 .256 .322 .340 .662 73 4 2 3
1941 27 -1.0 Washington AL MLB WSH 49 102 96 16 20 4 0 0 5 3 1 6 16 .208 .255 .250 .505 24 4 0 0
1942 28 1.7 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA DET-NYY 135 520 462 82 142 19 4 11 58 30 7 50 40 .307 .437 202 17 2 6
1942 28 1.7 Buffalo IL AA DET 130 514 456 81 141 18 4 11 57 30 7 50 40 .309 .380 .439 .819 200 17 2 6
1942 28 -0.3 Kansas City AA AA NYY 5 6 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 .167 .333 2
1943 29 0.3 Philadelphia AL MLB PHA 93 299 281 45 68 16 1 0 15 12 5 15 17 .242 .280 .306 .586 86 5 0 3
1946 32 3.3 Louisville AA AAA BOS 142 647 573 108 172 21 10 6 74 37 60 51 .300 .372 .403 .776 231 7 6 8
1947 33 4.3 Louisville AA AAA BOS 151 593 516 82 137 17 9 5 74 26 69 30 .266 .353 .362 .716 187 15 1 7
1948 34 7.2 Toronto IL AAA PHI 152 625 543 97 171 29 10 6 69 18 75 58 .315 .399 .438 .837 238 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
1949 35 7.3 Toronto IL AAA PHI 103 387 357 53 110 21 3 7 37 15 27 24 .308 .358 .443 .801 158 1 2
1950 36 7.9 2 Teams IL AAA PHI-BRO 127 465 426 59 125 24 3 10 82 13 31 38 .293 .344 .434 .778 185 2 6
1950 36 7.9 Toronto IL AAA PHI
1950 36 7.9 Montreal IL AAA BRO
1951 37 8.9 Montreal IL AAA BRO 109 372 323 50 70 12 3 4 34 13 38 31 .217 .303 .310 .613 100 2 9
1952 38 9.8 Syracuse IL AAA 101 347 310 37 77 17 1 7 43 7 32 25 .248 .319 .377 .696 117 0 5
1953 39 10.7 Syracuse IL AAA NYY 57 144 131 11 28 4 0 0 8 1 11 14 .214 .280 .244 .524 32 1 1
1954 40 11.4 Havana IL AAA 5 5 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0
1956 42 20.6 Erie PONY D WSH 35 66 17 3 1 0 .258 .333 22
MLB (4 seasons) MLB 293 859 793 115 198 40 3 4 74 36 15 53 73 .250 .298 .323 .621 256 15 2 11
Minors (15 seasons) Minors 1491 5581 5122 579 1471 248 70 61 479 160 7 393 311 .287 .399 2042 39 16 50
All Levels (18 Seasons) 1784 6440 5915 694 1669 288 73 65 553 196 22 446 384 .282 .389 2298 54 18 61
A (4 seasons) Minors 372 1405 1405 422 81 26 5 .300 .406 570
AA (2 seasons) Minors 137 525 467 82 142 19 4 11 58 30 7 50 40 .304 .433 202 17 2 6
AAA (9 seasons) Minors 947 3585 3184 497 890 145 39 45 421 130 343 271 .280 .392 1248 22 14 44
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA RAvg G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1937 23 -2.5 Trenton NYPL A WSH 0 0 1 7.0
1956 42 21.0 Erie PONY D WSH 0 1 .000 1
All Levels (2 Seasons) 0 1 .000 2 7.0
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
1936 22 York/Trenton NYPL A OF 125 344 325 10 9 .974 2.68
1937 23 Trenton NYPL A WSH OF 120 243 223 13 7 .971 1.97
1938 24 Trenton EL A WSH OF 98 291 274 9 8 .973 2.89
1939 25 Springfield EL A WSH OF 24 78 74 2 2 .974 3.17
1939 25 Washington AL MLB WSH CF 17
1939 25 Washington AL MLB WSH LF 13
1939 25 Washington AL MLB WSH OF 55 408.0 118 113 2 3 1 .975 2.54 2.09
1939 25 Washington AL MLB WSH RF 26
1940 26 Washington AL MLB WSH CF 35
1940 26 Washington AL MLB WSH LF 16
1940 26 Washington AL MLB WSH OF 53 433.0 136 132 1 3 0 .978 2.76 2.51
1940 26 Washington AL MLB WSH RF 3
1941 27 Washington AL MLB WSH CF 3
1941 27 Washington AL MLB WSH LF 13
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
1941 27 Washington AL MLB WSH OF 19 149.0 48 47 0 1 0 .979 2.84 2.47
1941 27 Washington AL MLB WSH RF 3
1942 28 Buffalo IL AA DET 3B 22 68 31 31 6 2 .912 2.82
1942 28 Buffalo IL AA DET OF 100 180 169 9 2 5 .989 1.78
1943 29 Philadelphia AL MLB PHA CF 28
1943 29 Philadelphia AL MLB PHA LF 15
1943 29 Philadelphia AL MLB PHA OF 72 567.0 198 187 3 8 0 .960 3.02 2.64
1943 29 Philadelphia AL MLB PHA RF 32
1946 32 Louisville AA AAA BOS OF 142 306 290 7 9 3 .971 2.09
1947 33 Louisville AA AAA BOS OF 142 342 322 9 11 1 .968 2.33
1948 34 Toronto IL AAA PHI OF 150 317 299 12 6 2 .981 2.07
1949 35 Toronto IL AAA PHI OF 83 149 139 7 3 2 .980 1.76
1950 36 2 Teams IL AAA PHI-BRO OF 99 212 204 4 4 0 .981 2.10
1950 36 Toronto IL AAA PHI
1950 36 Montreal IL AAA BRO
1951 37 Montreal IL AAA BRO OF 97 187 180 4 3 1 .984 1.90
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
1952 38 Syracuse IL AAA OF 81 179 164 12 3 2 .983 2.17
1953 39 Syracuse IL AAA NYY 3B 19 50 22 21 7 4 .860 2.26
1953 39 Syracuse IL AAA NYY OF 22 38 36 1 1 0 .974 1.68
MLB (4 seasons) MLB CF 83
MLB (4 seasons) MLB LF 57
MLB (4 seasons) MLB OF 199 1557.0 500 479 6 15 1 .970 2.80 2.44
MLB (4 seasons) MLB RF 64
Minors (2 seasons) Minors 3B 41 118 53 52 13 6 .890 2.56
Minors (13 seasons) Minors OF 1283 2866 2699 99 68 16 .976 2.18
All Levels (2 Seasons) 3B 41 118 53 52 13 6 .890 2.56
All Levels (4 Seasons) CF 83
All Levels (4 Seasons) LF 57
All Levels (16 Seasons) OF 1482 1557.0 3366 3178 105 83 17 .975 2.80 2.22
All Levels (4 Seasons) RF 64
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Managing

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G W L W-L%
1955 41 Hagerstown PIED B WSH 1 of 1 124 58 65 .472
1956 42 Erie PONY D WSH 1 of 1 119 45 74 .378
1957 43 Midland/Lamesa SWLG B WSH 1 of 2 123 45 79 .363
3 Seasons 366 148 218 .404
B (2 seasons) 247 103 144 .417
D (1 season) 119 45 74 .378

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.

Sabr ID: 1dbd4bb1

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