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Johnny GrubbTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1970-1988 MLB Years: 1972-1987
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Drafted
World Series Champion

PositionsOF-1053, DH-185, 3B-10, 1B-9Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn Maywood Grubb Jr.
Height6-3Weight188BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 4,1948 [70.106]PlaceRichmond,Virginia
High SchoolMeadowbrook (Richmond,VA)
CollegeFlorida State University (Tallahassee,FL), State College of Florida Manatee-Sarasota (Bradenton,FL)

DraftedSelected by the San Diego Padres [Team Picks] in the 1st round (23rd overall) of the 1971 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Atlanta Braves [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (61st overall) of the 1970 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Boston Red Sox [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (62nd overall) of the 1969 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Cincinnati Reds [Team Picks] in the 1st round (14th overall) of the 1969 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsJim Marshall
MLB DebutSeptember 10,1972 [24.037]
OrganizationsSDN [6] DET [5] TEX [5] CLE [2] ATL [1] Awards1Awards Voting1-1
TBC Player ID12222Retrosheet IDgrubj001MLBAM ID115205
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (OF) in 1973 ... Inducted into the Florida State Athletics Hall of Fame in 1983
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed33Power66Contact58XBH62RBIs53Runs42Hitting65Durability47Team.480Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1971LodiCalifA+-22116409691262351256000000000.308.308.477.78519540409.287.169.169.3520.000.000.002.9334.0831.75
1972AlexandriaTexAA-23126446661322521061000000000.296.296.428.72419137446.280.132.132.3280.000.000.002.2444.6028.03
1972San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn1of23721471101011300001.333.364.476.84010222.389.143.143.3784.5513.643.000.000.0028.57
1973San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn1of241133895212122383793375023126.311.373.445.81817333432.340.134.244.3708.5611.571.351.8548.6327.27
1974San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2of251404445312720484240464744524.286.355.403.75817932503.302.117.230.3489.159.341.021.5955.5025.20
1975San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2of261445537214936243827595953547.269.342.363.70520142625.293.094.192.3269.449.441.000.64138.2528.19
1976San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2of2710938454109221527126553462105.284.391.385.77614828461.317.101.268.35914.1011.500.821.0876.8025.69
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle1of2834938283321403191810023.301.425.462.887438113.356.161.333.39316.8115.930.951.7746.5028.57
1978Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle1of2911337854100166146151596028255.265.365.450.81517036449.281.185.352.36613.1413.361.023.1227.0036.00
1978Texas RangersALMLBtex6of29213381330161111500000.394.545.5761.12119444.444.182.515.50225.0011.360.452.2733.0030.77
1978Totals for AL-AL         13441162113196156762706528255.275.381.460.84118940493.294.185.365.37814.2013.180.933.0427.4035.40
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex6of301022894279140103724344412236.273.350.426.77612324328.291.153.263.34510.3713.411.293.0528.9030.38
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex6of311102744076121932234235223511.277.374.427.80111722323.288.150.299.35813.0010.840.832.7930.4428.95
1981Texas RangersALMLBtex6of326719926469132603232521106.231.316.332.6486613226.250.101.201.30310.1811.061.091.3366.3328.26
1982Texas RangersALMLBtex6of33103308358613332603393762325.279.368.370.73811419358.306.091.208.33710.8910.340.950.84102.6722.09
1983Detroit TigersALMLBdet30of-dh345713420345242200281720115.254.388.410.7985511165.263.156.366.36316.9710.300.612.4233.5032.35
1984Detroit TigersALMLBdet30of-dh358617625475081710363621151.267.395.432.8277613216.293.165.375.37116.6716.671.003.7022.0027.66
1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet30dh-of367815519387152501242510405.245.342.400.7426213184.256.155.303.33313.0413.591.042.7231.0034.21
1986Nashville SoundsAmerAAAdet-of378284510131161000000.179.324.321.6459234.235.142.357.30317.6529.411.672.9428.0040.00
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet30dh37812103270131135101282820300.333.412.5901.00212427243.331.257.386.43411.5211.521.005.3516.1538.57
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet30of-dh38591149236021300151600204.202.290.307.597358131.214.105.237.27211.4512.211.071.5357.0034.78
1988Richmond BravesILAAAatl-of393474613000402111800020.176.282.176.45813085.232.000.122.21812.9421.181.640.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter142441545531153207299947527335665583632354174.278.366.413.77917153354823.298.135.270.00011.7411.570.992.0541.9629.05
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2849571452764972312413172800020.288.301.426.72740879974.279.138.154.0001.752.871.652.3641.6128.62
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter421021018101713172800020.176.294.216.510222119.233.040.186.00014.2923.531.650.84102.0011.11
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter126446661322521061000000000.296.296.428.72419137446.280.132.132.0000.000.000.002.2444.6028.03
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter116409691262351256000000000.308.308.477.78519540409.287.169.169.0000.000.000.002.9334.0831.75
San Diego Padres Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter5131791235513101112514516132082121516131823.286.363.397.7607111372043.311.111.228.00010.1810.381.021.2271.6426.71
Texas Rangers Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter40311031513005152612751414914611791028.272.362.398.760439821279.291.126.253.00011.6511.420.982.0342.4227.33
Detroit Tigers Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter36178910521236432128121311227111615.269.373.446.81935272939.279.177.342.00013.9512.990.933.4124.6633.96
Cleveland Indians Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter14747162128199167554787838278.272.377.452.82921344562.296.180.348.00013.8813.881.002.8529.4434.38
Average MLB - Per 162 games16247363131243115434646344458.278.366.413.77919538549.298.135.270.00011.7411.570.992.0541.9629.05
Average Minor - Per 162 games16254683157284137112101600010.288.301.426.72723345556.279.138.154.0001.752.871.652.3641.6128.62

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1972San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn23OF6-4716---16161.0002.670.34-----785.73.9
1973San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn24OF103-8652291131243240.9882.330.28-----11391.263.6
1973San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn243B2-4-------------1131.81.2
1974San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25OF122--321881337329.9762.70------14087.175.3
1974San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn253B2---------------1401.41.2
1975San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26OF139--33433-340337.9912.42------14496.585.8
1976San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn27OF98--18335-191186.9741.90------10989.960.5
1976San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn271B9--643-767671.0007.44------1098.35.6
1976San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn273B3--111-32.6670.67------1092.81.9
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28OF28--472--49491.0001.75------3482.417.4
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28DH4---------------3411.82.5
1978Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29OF110--1991464219213.9731.94------11397.369.2
1978Texas RangersALMLBtex29OF13--142-116161.0001.23------2161.98.0
1978Texas RangersALMLBtex29DH3---------------2114.31.9
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex30OF82--135824145143.9861.74------10280.450.6
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex31OF77--112661124118.9521.53------11070.047.8
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex31DH8---------------1107.35.0
1981Texas RangersALMLBtex32OF58--9521-9897.9901.67------6786.655.2
1982Texas RangersALMLBtex33OF77--135451144139.9651.81------10374.847.5
1982Texas RangersALMLBtex33DH18---------------10317.511.1
1983Detroit TigersALMLBdet34OF26--341--35351.0001.35------5745.616.0
1983Detroit TigersALMLBdet34DH18---------------5731.611.1
1984Detroit TigersALMLBdet35OF36--47---47471.0001.31------8641.922.2
1984Detroit TigersALMLBdet35DH33---------------8638.420.4
1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet36DH33---------------7842.320.5
1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet36OF18--23---23231.0001.28------7823.111.2
1986Nashville Sounds AmerAAAdet37OF4--7211109.9002.25------850.02.8
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet37DH52---------------8164.232.1
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet37OF19--261--27271.0001.42------8123.511.7
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet38OF31--421--43431.0001.39------5952.519.1
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet38DH16---------------5927.19.9
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet383B1---------------591.70.6
1988Richmond Braves ILAAAatl39OF6--5---551.0000.83------3417.64.3
1988Richmond Braves ILAAAatl393B2--21--331.0001.50------345.91.4
MLB Totals for OF - 16 season(s)-   OF1043-912199266391320972058.9811.972.26-----10430.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 9 season(s)-   DH185---------------1850.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B9--643-767671.0007.44------90.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 4 season(s)-   3B8-4111-32.6670.250.50-----80.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF10--122111514.9331.40------100.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B2--21--331.0001.50------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1972San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn23---------6-
1973San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn24-----2---103-
1974San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn25-----2---122-
1975San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn26---------139-
1976San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn27--9--3---98-
1977Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28---------284
1978Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29---------110-
1978Texas RangersALMLBtex29---------133
1979Texas RangersALMLBtex30---------82-
1980Texas RangersALMLBtex31---------778
1981Texas RangersALMLBtex32---------58-
1982Texas RangersALMLBtex33---------7718
1983Detroit TigersALMLBdet34---------2618
1984Detroit TigersALMLBdet35---------3633
1985Detroit TigersALMLBdet36---------1833
1986Nashville Sounds AmerAAAdet37---------4-
1986Detroit TigersALMLBdet37---------1952
1987Detroit TigersALMLBdet38-----1---3116
1988Richmond Braves ILAAAatl39-----2---6-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1984Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB3514011002000000000.250.250.500.750214.250.250.2500.000.000.000.000.00100.00
1984Detroit TigersWorld SeriesMLB3543010000000000000.333.333.333.666103.333.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1987Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB3847040000000100000.571.571.5711.142407.667.000.0000.0014.290.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs511051002000100000.455.455.5451.0006111.500.090.0910.009.090.000.000.0020.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs43010000000000000.333.333.333.666103.333.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1989Richmond BravesILAAAMinoratl40Hitting Coach1468165.555--1Jim BeauchampLeague Champions
1990Richmond BravesILAAAMinoratl41Hitting Coach1457174.49015.53Jim Beauchamp
* 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 [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1986American League Player of the Week (July 21-July 27)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1987-10-16Released by Tigers. 
1984-12-23ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1984-11-08Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1983-03-24TradeTraded by Rangers to Tigers for Dave Tobik. 
1978-08-31TradeTraded by Indians to Rangers for Dave Rivera and Bobby Cuellar. 
1976-12-08TradeTraded by Padres with Hector Torres and Fred Kendall to Indians for George Hendrick. 
* 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
1985Detroit TigersTeam Payroll36250,000-3621740370,78060,000250,000
1986Detroit TigersTeam Payroll37250,000-3752047386,34760,000500,000
1987Detroit TigersTeam Payroll38365,000-2511665++344,90660,000865,000
* 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