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Johnny Groth
John Thomas Groth

Bats Right, Throws Right
Height 6' 0", Weight 182 lb.

MLB Debut September 5, 1946
Final Game July 28, 1960
Born July 23, 1926 in Chicago, IL

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 Year Ag Tm  Lg   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   OPS   TB   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1948 21 CHN NL   15   20    1    7   1   0   1    3   0   0    1    2  .350  .381  .550  .931   11   0   0   1   0   0  
 1949 22 NYA AL  129  372   61   99  21   5  16   41   3   6   45   35  .266  .347  .478  .825  178  14   2   4   2   7  
 1950 23 NYA AL  124  486   77  146  23   6  11   65   1   5   63   30  .300  .381  .440  .821  214  13   3   2   2  21  
         NY2 NL   28  112   18   30   6   1   5   16   0   0   14    6  .268  .346  .473  .820   53   1   1   0   0   2  
         TOT     152  598   95  176  29   7  16   81   1   5   77   36  .294  .374  .446  .821  267  14   4   2   2  23 
 1951 24 NY2 NL   75   81   10   29   6   0   0    6   0   0    1    5  .358  .366  .432  .798   35   2   0   0   0   1  
 1952 25 NY2 NL  127  510   57  127  10   3   6   35   2   4   39   53  .249  .303  .316  .619  161   4   3   2   2  11  
 1953 26 BOA AL  147  598   60  147  36   8   9   72   6   0   31   74  .246  .285  .378  .663  226   2   4   0   3  19  
 1954 27 BRN NL  111  328   48   99  14   0   8   53   1   7   33   37  .302  .367  .418  .785  137   8   2   3   2   7  
 1955 28 NYA AL   83  264   39   77  17   6   4   35   2   1   30   34  .292  .361  .447  .808  118   2   2   1   0   7  
 1956 29 BOA AL   91   94   16   30   8   1   5   17   1   1    5   12  .319  .354  .585  .939   55   0   0   0   0   4  
 1957 30 DEA AL   32   76    3   28   5   0   0   10   0   0    5    8  .368  .407  .434  .842   33   0   0   1   0   0  
 1958 31 DEA AL   24   21    0    3   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    4  .143  .143  .143  .286    3   0   0   0   0   0  
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 11 Seasons      986 2962  390  822 147  30  65  353  16  24  267  300  .278  .338  .413  .751 1224  46  17  14  11  79
 Per 162 games        487   64  135  24   5  11   58   3   4   44   49                          201   8   3   2   2  13
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 Categories in which this player led his league are indicated in red.

Miscellaneous Stats
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  %L  RC  RC/27  AB  PH PHR  PAvg  E   XTC  XTO  XPct  OSB  OCS SBPct  Pos  Defense  Diff Star
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1948 21 CHN NL  19    4   8.7  12   3   0  .250   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  PH            -393   
 1949 22 NYA AL  27   60   5.4  21  11   1  .524   9   58   44  .759    0    0  .000  OF   3(0)e14   -53   
 1950 23 NYA AL  38   78   5.5   1   0   0  .000   8   42   27  .643    0    0  .000  OF   3(-1)e7   -37   
         NY2 NL  36   18   5.9   0   0   0  .000   2   11    8  .727    0    0  .000  OF   3(-1)e7   -38   
         TOT                     1   0   0  .000  10   53   35  .660    0    0  .000
 1951 24 NY2 NL  13   12   6.2  50  19   0  .380   0    6    5  .833    0    0  .000  OF   3(0)e3     56   
 1952 25 NY2 NL  24   48   3.2   3   1   0  .333   3   54   39  .722    0    0  .000  OF   3(0)e5    -86   
 1953 26 BOA AL  28   61   3.5   1   0   0  .000   5   56   42  .750    0    0  .000  OF   3(0)e4    -15   
 1954 27 BRN NL  43   48   5.2   5   2   0  .400   3   52   44  .846    0    0  .000  OF   2(-2)e5    72   
 1955 28 NYA AL  36   42   5.8   5   0   0  .000   3   20   15  .750    0    0  .000  OF   2(-1)e5   115   
 1956 29 BOA AL  45   17   6.7  43  11   4  .256   0    6    4  .667    0    0  .000  OF   3(-1)e2   207   
 1957 30 DEA AL  80   13   7.8  11   3   0  .273   2   12    7  .583    0    0  .000  OF   4(0)e7    169   
 1958 31 DEA AL  19    0    .6   9   2   0  .222   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  OF   2(0)e6   -437   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 11 Seasons          406   4.8 161  52   5  .323  35  317  235  .741    0    0  .000                  -7   0
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 8.8 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G    PO    A    E   DP    FP   GS   Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+
 1948 21 CHN NL  LF    2     1    0    0    0 1.000    2   14.0  0.64
                 CF    1     0    0    0    0  .000    0    2.0  0.00
 1949 22 NYA AL  CF   80   181    5    7    0  .964   78  677.0  2.47
                 LF   30    59    3    2    0  .969   24  228.2  2.44
                 RF    3     1    0    0    0 1.000    0    4.0  2.25
 1950 23 NYA AL  LF   78   113    4    6    2  .951   73  659.1  1.60
                 RF   47    80    3    2    1  .976   47  406.2  1.84
                 CF    7    10    0    0    0 1.000    3   35.2  2.52
         NY2 NL  LF   19    38    0    0    0 1.000   19  164.1  2.08
                 RF    9    11    2    2    0  .867    9   77.0  1.52
 1951 24 NY2 NL  RF    4    10    0    0    0 1.000    4   35.0  2.57
                 LF   21     7    0    0    0 1.000    1   32.0  1.97
                 CF    2     6    0    0    0 1.000    2   17.0  3.18
 1952 25 NY2 NL  CF  124   254   17    3    0  .989  124 1066.0  2.29
                 LF    2     0    0    0    0  .000    0    1.1  0.00
                 RF    1     0    0    0    0  .000    0    1.0  0.00
 1953 26 BOA AL  RF  146   299   14    5    1  .984  146 1300.2  2.17
 1954 27 BRN NL  CF  107   221    9    3    0  .987   86  803.1  2.58
 1955 28 NYA AL  LF   68   115    5    3    0  .976   54  505.1  2.14
                 CF    8    18    2    0    0 1.000    5   51.0  3.53
                 RF    4     4    0    0    0 1.000    4   30.0  1.20
 1956 29 BOA AL  LF   47    31    2    0    0 1.000    7  147.2  2.01
                 CF    2     3    0    0    0 1.000    0    6.0  4.50
 1957 30 DEA AL  CF   16    25    0    1    0  .962   13  106.2  2.11
                 LF    5     4    0    1    0  .800    5   39.1  0.92
 1958 31 DEA AL  LF   15     6    0    0    0 1.000    0   32.1  1.67
                 RF    2     1    0    0    0 1.000    0    4.0  2.25
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+

Postseason Stats   Postseason Register
 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO   BA   OBP   SLG  SB 
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1950 WS    NYA BRN   W    5  19  3  5  3  0  1   6  2  2  .263  .333  .579  0
 1954 WS    BRN CHA   L    7  17  1  3  1  0  0   3  0  3  .176  .167  .235  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1948  CHN   75-79   Alan Boodman
 1949  NYA   76-78   Billy Vanson
 1950  NYA  105-49   Billy Vanson
 1950  NY2   72-82   Rick Field
 1951  NY2   88-66   Rick Field
 1952  NY2   69-85   Rick Field
 1953  BOA   69-85   Stan Berger
 1954  BRN   98-56   Robert Rescigno
 1955  NYA   84-70   Billy Vanson
 1956  BOA   81-73   Mike Petersen
 1957  DEA   88-66   Tom Austad
 1958  DEA   95-59   Tom Austad

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