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John GibbonsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1984-1990 MLB Years: 1984-1986
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Drafted
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsC-441, 1B-2Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn Michael Gibbons
Height5-11Weight187BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJune 8,1962 [56.184]PlaceGreat Falls,Montana
High SchoolMacArthur (San Antonio,TX)

DraftedSelected by the New York Mets [Team Picks] in the 1st round (24th overall) of the 1980 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsJim Hughes
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1984-NYN-#4 ... 1985-NYN-#6
MLB DebutApril 11,1984 [21.307]
OrganizationsNYN [4] LAN [1] PHI [1] TEX [1] Awards2Awards Voting2-23
TBC Player ID11853Retrosheet IDgibbj001MLBAM ID114744
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed19Power67Contact25XBH61RBIs50Runs39Hitting45Durability47Team.549Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1984Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-c226521131549162711205020010.256.326.393.7198316233.310.137.232.3268.5821.462.502.5835.1729.63
1984New York MetsNLMLBnyn8c2210311200010031110010.065.171.065.2362035.100.000.097.1178.5731.433.670.000.000.00
1985Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-c23108370359610293032357873230.259.333.370.70313721417.305.111.208.3178.3918.712.232.1641.1121.88
1986Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-c2496317427816032700416914220.246.332.325.65710319365.304.079.208.30211.2318.901.680.82105.6724.36
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn35c24819494011003500011.474.545.8421.38716522.615.368.526.58313.6422.731.674.5519.0055.56
1987Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-251033234386250126100499751460.266.367.455.82214737382.339.189.341.35612.8325.391.983.1426.9243.02
1988Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-c2676233376315232723445264110.270.398.391.7899120288.335.121.305.36315.2818.061.181.0477.6731.75
1989Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-c275918826417152410244711610.218.301.346.6476513220.254.128.261.29410.9121.361.962.2737.6031.71
1990Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-c287820229458263020336642110.223.342.371.7137516242.298.148.322.32813.6427.272.002.4833.6735.56
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter185051140120061610021.220.316.360.67618557.303.140.260.00010.5328.072.671.7550.0045.45
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter58518442434639084422696246459261516150.251.345.380.7257011422147.309.129.264.00011.4621.381.872.0541.9130.67
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter58518442434639084422696246459261516150.251.345.380.7257011422147.309.129.264.00011.4621.381.872.0541.9130.67
New York Mets Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter185051140120061610021.220.316.360.67618557.303.140.260.00010.5328.072.671.7550.0045.45
Average MLB - Per 162 games16245045993609180054144900189.220.316.360.67616245513.303.140.260.00010.5328.072.671.7550.0045.45
Average Minor - Per 162 games162511671282521263226812774440.251.345.380.72519439595.309.129.264.00011.4621.381.872.0541.9130.67

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1984Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn22C41--1992041223219.9825.34-----36563.129.3
1984New York MetsNLMLBnyn22C9--5451-6059.9836.56-9564.3-1090.05.6
1985Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn23C98--5313661573567.9905.79------10890.770.5
1986Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn24C92--4835146538534.9935.80-----59695.865.7
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn24C8--335-138381.0004.75-5183.3-8100.04.9
1988Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan26C75--40339113453442.9765.89-----47698.752.8
1989Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex27C56--3034567354348.9836.21-----55994.938.6
1990Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi28C62--36928105407397.9756.40-----47879.542.5
1990Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi281B2--82-110101.0005.00------782.61.4
MLB Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C17--8710119897.9905.71-14670.0-170.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 6 season(s)-   C424--2288219412325482507.9845.91-----214240.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B2--82-110101.0005.00------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1984Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn22-41---------
1984New York MetsNLMLBnyn22-9---------
1985Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn23-98---------
1986Tidewater Tides ILAAAnyn24-92---------
1986New York MetsNLMLBnyn24-8---------
1988Albuquerque Dukes PCLAAAlan26-75---------
1989Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex27-56---------
1990Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi28-622--------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1991New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn29Minor League Instructor1617784.47820.55Bud Harrelson,Mike Cubbage
1992New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn30Minor League Instructor1627290.44424.05Jeff Torborg
1993New York MetsNLMLBMLBnyn31Minor League Instructor16259103.36438.07Dallas Green,Jeff Torborg
1994Columbia BombersSALAMinornyn32Hitting Coach1355976.43726.55Ron Washington
1995Kingsport MetsAppRkMinornyn33Manager664818.727--1 League Champions
1996Sarasota Red SoxFSLA+Minorbos34Manager1366769.49318.06 
1996St. Lucie MetsFSLA+Minornyn34Manager1337162.534--2 League Champions
1997Sarasota Red SoxFSLA+Minorbos35Manager1396376.45319.07 
1997St. Lucie MetsFSLA+Minornyn35Manager1355481.40025.06 
1998Binghamton MetsEastAAMinornyn36Manager1428260.5771.02 Lost in Semi-Finals
1999Norfolk TidesILAAAMinornyn37Manager1407763.5504.53 
2000Norfolk TidesILAAAMinornyn38Manager1446579.45116.53 
2001Norfolk TidesILAAAMinornyn39Manager1428557.599--1 Lost in 1st Round (Louisville)
2002Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor40First Base Coach1627884.48125.53Carlos Tosca,Buck Martinez-
2003Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor41First Base Coach1628676.53115.03Carlos Tosca-
2004Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor42First Base Coach1616794.41633.55John Gibbons,Carlos Tosca-
2004Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor42Manager1616794.41633.55 -
2005Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor43Manager1628082.49415.03 -
2006Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor44Manager1628775.53710.02 
2007Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor45Manager1628379.51213.03 
2008Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor46Manager1628676.53111.04 
2009Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca47Bench Coach1626597.40121.53Trey Hillman
2010Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca48Bench Coach1626795.41427.05Daren Brown,Trey Hillman,Ned Yost
2011Kansas City RoyalsALMLBMLBkca49Bench Coach1627191.43824.04Ned Yost
2012San Antonio MissionsTexAAMinorsdn50Manager1406080.42921.04 
2013Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor51Manager1627488.45723.05 
2014Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor52Manager1628379.51213.03 
2015Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor53Manager1629369.574--1 Lost in ALCS (Royals)
2016Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor54Manager1628973.5494.03 Lost in ALCS (Indians)
2017Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor55Manager1627686.46917.04 
2018Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor56Manager1617388.45334.54 
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1995Appalachian League Manager of the Year1
1998Eastern League Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1988-04-01TradeTraded by Mets to Dodgers for Craig Shipley. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1986New York MetsTeam Payroll2465,000-5902516386,34760,00065,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red