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Johnny Pesky
John Michael Pesky

Bats Left, Throws Right
Height 5' 9", Weight 168 lb.

MLB Debut April 14, 1942
Final Game September 24, 1954
Born September 27, 1919 in Portland, OR
Died August 13, 2012

Batting   Glossary     Home Run Log       Vs. All Pitchers
 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 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1942 22 BOA AL   77  245   44   68  13   0   4   19   3   0   19   15  .278  .328  .380  .708   93   3   1   3   0   6  
 1943           [Did not play]
 1944           [Did not play]
 1945           [Did not play]
 1946 26 BOA AL  131  493   84  190  35   2   2   48   2   0   44   23  .385  .435  .477  .912  235   7   3   0   2  11  MVP-20
 1947 27 BOA AL  154  672  119  210  17   3   0   48  14   2   82   38  .312  .388  .347  .734  233   4   7   1   5  10  MVP-21
 1948 28 BOA AL  152  620  146  181  28   7   4   63   0   0  104   44  .292  .401  .379  .780  235   9   4   1  12  11  MVP-16
 1949 29 BOA AL  154  642  123  198  35   5   5   43   2   3   95   31  .308  .401  .402  .803  258   2   1   3   5  18  MVP-15
 1950 30 BOA AL  146  551  100  164  22   9   2   53   0   0  102   53  .298  .412  .381  .793  210  17   1   0   6  15  MVP-24
 1951 31 BOA AL  146  523   85  164  13  10   2   36   3   0   78   24  .314  .401  .388  .789  203   3   4   2   1  21  MVP-25
 1952 32 BOA AL   78  148   16   32   3   0   3   14   3   1   31   11  .216  .354  .297  .651   44   3   1   0   1   4  
 1953 33 BOA AL   36   33    5   15   5   0   0    6   0   0    1    0  .455  .471  .606 1.077   20   1   0   0   0   1  
 1954 34 WAA AL   12   13    1    6   2   0   0    1   0   0    0    0  .462  .462  .615 1.077    8   0   0   0   0   1  
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 10 Seasons     1086 3940  723 1228 173  36  22  331  27   6  556  239  .312  .399  .391  .790 1539  49  22  10  32  98
 Per 162 games        588  108  183  26   5   3   49   4   1   83   36                          230   7   3   1   5  15
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 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
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1942 22 BOA AL   6   30   4.4  18   5   1  .278  10   59   39  .661    0    0  .000  SS   2e38      -83   
 1943           [Did not play]
 1944           [Did not play]
 1945           [Did not play]
 1946 26 BOA AL   8  103   8.6  13   6   0  .462  18  134  106  .791    0    0  .000  SS   2e25       85   
 1947 27 BOA AL  22   99   5.5   0   0   0  .000  10   90   70  .778    0    0  .000  3B   2e19      -50   
 1948 28 BOA AL  27  103   6.0   0   0   0  .000  19   81   48  .593    0    0  .000  3B   3e24       22   
 1949 29 BOA AL  38  106   6.1   0   0   0  .000  13   77   57  .740    0    0  .000  3B   2e16       11   
 1950 30 BOA AL  41   93   6.0   1   0   0  .000  19  113   77  .681    0    0  .000  UT             -32   
 1951 31 BOA AL  24   83   5.8  14   6   0  .429  29  141  100  .709    0    0  .000  SS   2e31      -26   
 1952 32 BOA AL  28   17   3.9  24   3   0  .125   8   30   20  .667    0    0  .000  3B   2e27       17   
 1953 33 BOA AL  18    8  12.0  32  15   0  .469   1    1    0  .000    0    0  .000  PH             334   
 1954 34 WAA AL  31    3  10.4   0   0   0  .000   0    2    1  .500    0    0  .000  2B   4e19      461   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 10 Seasons          650   6.1 102  35   1  .343 127  728  518  .712    0    0  .000                  -1   3
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 38.2 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G    PO    A    E   DP    FP   GS   Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+
 1942 22 BOA AL  SS   53   101  131   10   31  .959   53  418.2  4.99
                 2B    1     1    2    0    0 1.000    0    8.0  3.38
 1943           [Did not play]
 1944           [Did not play]
 1945           [Did not play]
 1946 26 BOA AL  SS  116   208  324   18   84  .967  114  952.0  5.03  GG
 1947 27 BOA AL  3B  149   156  341    8   34  .984  143 1312.1  3.41
                 SS   15    29   46    2    8  .974   11  105.1  6.41
 1948 28 BOA AL  3B  151   114  350   19   26  .961  151 1358.1  3.07
                 SS    2     0    4    0    0 1.000    1    9.0  4.00
 1949 29 BOA AL  3B  154   154  310   13   37  .973  154 1371.2  3.04
 1950 30 BOA AL  3B   98    96  199   12   27  .961   97  862.0  3.08
                 SS   53    88  198    7   42  .976   47  425.2  6.05
 1951 31 BOA AL  SS  120   200  361   18   89  .969  114  996.2  5.07
                 3B   23    21   38   11    3  .843   11  125.2  4.23
                 2B    5     1    1    0    0 1.000    0    8.0  2.25
 1952 32 BOA AL  3B   37    19   73    4    6  .958   29  253.2  3.26
                 SS   12    25   32    4    9  .934   12  105.1  4.87
                 2B    1     0    0    0    0  .000    0    1.0  0.00
 1953 33 BOA AL  2B    2     0    2    1    2  .667    0    4.2  3.86
                 LF    1     1    0    0    0 1.000    0    1.0  9.00
 1954 34 WAA AL  2B    8    10    9    0    5 1.000    3   26.0  6.58
                 SS    4     0    2    0    0 1.000    0    5.1  3.38
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+

Postseason Stats   Postseason Register
 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO   BA   OBP   SLG  SB 
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1942 WS    BOA BRN   W    6   7  0  3  0  0  0   1  0  0  .429  .429  .429  0
 1947 WS    BOA SLN   W    7  28  4  9  0  1  0   0  4  3  .321  .406  .393  0
 1948 WS    BOA SLN   W    4  13  1  5  0  0  0   0  2  0  .385  .467  .385  0
 1949 WS    BOA BRN   L    7  33  5  9  1  0  0   1  3  1  .273  .324  .303  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+


Draft History


Transaction History


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1942  BOA  102-52   Steve Bivens
 1946  BOA  103-52   Steve Bivens
 1947  BOA   96-58   Steve Bivens
 1948  BOA  112-42   Steve Bivens
 1949  BOA   88-66   Steve Bivens
 1950  BOA   82-72   Steve Bivens
 1951  BOA   64-90   Rob Tomlinson, Steve Bivens
 1952  BOA   70-84   Rob Tomlinson
 1953  BOA   69-85   Stan Berger
 1954  WAA   87-67   Larry Cupp

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