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Ron JohnsonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1978-1985 MLB Years: 1982-1984
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Drafted

Positions1B-444, 2B-63, OF-2, C-2Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRonald David Johnson
Height6-3Weight215BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 23,1956 [62.184]PlaceLong Beach,California
CollegeFresno State University (Fresno,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Kansas City Royals [Team Picks] in the 24th round (595th overall) of the 1978 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Texas Rangers [Team Picks] in the 5th round (109th overall) of the 1977 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the California Angels [Team Picks] in the 13th round (172nd overall) of the 1976 Amateur Entry Draft
MLB DebutSeptember 12,1982 [26.173]
OrganizationsKCA [6] DET [1] MON [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID13390Retrosheet IDjohnr002MLBAM ID116622
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed21Power58Contact80XBH55RBIs63Runs21Hitting69Durability56Team.515Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1978Gulf Coast RoyalsGCLRkkca-1b2214491016100132312210100.327.460.347.80717163.333.020.245.38519.053.170.170.000.006.25
1978Fort Myers RoyalsFSLA+kca-1b2229789182111000121111100.231.337.321.65825493.254.090.244.30912.9011.830.921.0878.0022.22
1978Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         4312719343112323241321200.268.387.331.718425156.287.063.244.34015.388.330.540.64127.0014.71
1979Fort Myers RoyalsFSLA+kca-1b231163814711719285854553020300.307.395.430.82516429441.315.123.270.37412.476.800.551.8147.6324.79
1979Jacksonville SunsSouAAkca-1b23176181560210216910100.246.319.443.76227869.255.197.311.3378.7013.041.502.9030.5053.33
1979Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         13344255132252106875613930400.299.384.432.81619137510.307.133.276.36911.967.650.641.9644.2028.03
1980Jacksonville SunsSouAAkca-1b24142514811394002310411795311600.270.365.482.84724863601.261.212.366.37813.148.820.673.8322.3545.32
1981Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-1b2588297367320174102405051310.246.342.391.73311628346.272.145.273.33811.5614.451.252.0242.4338.36
1982Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-1b2613749465166273117312554630130.336.405.470.87523241553.354.134.243.3919.958.320.841.9944.9124.70
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca351b26814242000004300000.286.444.429.8736218.364.143.429.40122.2216.670.750.000.0050.00
1983Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-1b2710435647113211104901494810310.317.399.466.86516632409.342.149.284.38711.9811.740.982.4435.6028.32
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca351b27927270001003100000.259.333.259.5927030.269.000.111.28210.003.330.330.000.000.00
1984Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon121b2810937650114240105312445620230.303.377.447.82416834424.333.144.258.37010.3813.211.272.3637.6029.82
1984Montreal ExposNLMLBmon351b2855010001000200000.200.200.200.400105.333.000.000.1820.0040.000.000.000.000.00
1985Nashville SoundsAmerAAAdet-297421819468121800213500010.211.280.284.5646211239.243.073.170.2598.7914.641.670.84109.0023.91
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter22464122002007600000.261.358.304.66214253.300.043.196.00013.2111.320.860.000.0016.67
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter830282437281716897442912163733401732190.289.373.434.80712252513238.306.145.275.00011.5210.500.912.2938.1630.72
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter512174121751210064023427209235111990.294.372.427.7997441461971.320.133.250.00010.6011.921.122.0343.5328.52
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter159575891544602511432856221700.268.360.478.83827571670.261.210.360.00012.699.250.733.7323.0046.10
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1454595613521396854674131400.294.385.412.79718933534.305.118.266.00012.557.680.611.6951.0024.44
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter14491016100132312210100.327.460.347.80717163.333.020.245.00019.053.170.170.000.006.25
Kansas City Royals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter17414112001007400000.268.375.317.69213248.297.049.220.00014.588.330.570.000.0018.18
Montreal Expos Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter55010001000200000.200.200.200.400105.333.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162339298815001500524400000.261.358.304.66210315390.300.043.196.00013.2111.320.860.000.0016.67
Average Minor - Per 162 games16255173159332148423736631420.289.373.434.80723949632.306.145.275.00011.5210.500.912.2938.1630.72

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Gulf Coast Royals GCLRkkca221B7--604-564641.0009.14------1450.012.7
1978Fort Myers Royals FSLA+kca221B2--7-1-87.8753.50------296.91.5
1979Fort Myers Royals FSLA+kca231B14--106618113112.9918.00------11612.110.1
1979Jacksonville Suns SouAAkca231B2--7---771.0003.50------1711.81.4
1979Jacksonville Suns SouAAkca23OF1--4---441.0004.00------175.90.7
1980GCL Royals Blue GCLRkkca242B63--1541831236349337.9665.35------630.0100.0
1980Jacksonville Suns SouAAkca241B72--62634652666660.9919.17------14250.750.0
1981Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca251B82--723521262787775.9859.45------8893.260.3
1982Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca261B128--1044742310011411118.9808.73------13793.493.4
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca261B7--392134241.9765.86------887.54.3
1983Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca271B87--71649864773765.9908.79------10483.764.0
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca271B7--633296866.9719.43------977.84.3
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27C2--3---331.0001.50------922.21.2
1984Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon281B34--25922226283281.9938.26------10931.222.1
1984Montreal ExposNLMLBmon281B2--5---551.0002.50------540.01.2
1984Montreal ExposNLMLBmon28OF1---------------520.00.6
MLB Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B16--1075312115112.9747.00------160.00.0
MLB Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C2--3---331.0001.50------20.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B331--27421974525229842939.9858.88------3310.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B74--63334652673667.9919.01------740.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1--4---441.0004.00------10.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B16--113628121119.9837.44------160.00.0
Rk Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B63--1541831236349337.9665.35------630.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B7--604-564641.0009.14------70.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Gulf Coast Royals GCLRkkca22--7--------
1978Fort Myers Royals FSLA+kca22--2--------
1979Fort Myers Royals FSLA+kca23--14--------
1979Jacksonville Suns SouAAkca23--2------1-
1980GCL Royals Blue GCLRkkca24---63-------
1980Jacksonville Suns SouAAkca24--72--------
1981Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca25--82--------
1982Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca26--128--------
1982Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26--7--------
1983Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca27--87--------
1983Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27-27--------
1984Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon28--34--------
1984Montreal ExposNLMLBmon28--2------1-

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1989Baseball City RoyalsFSLA+Minorkca33Hitting Coach1397861.5611.01Luis SilverioLost in 1st Round
1990Baseball City RoyalsFSLA+Minorkca34Hitting Coach1386078.43526.03Brian Poldberg
1991Baseball City RoyalsFSLA+Minorkca35Hitting Coach1316269.47311.53Carlos Tosca
1993Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+Minorkca37Manager1397465.5323.52 Lost in Finals
1994Memphis ChicksSouAAMinorkca38Manager1377562.5475.52 
1995Wichita WranglersTexAAMinorkca39Manager1367264.529--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
1996Wichita WranglersTexAAMinorkca40Manager1407070.5006.52 Lost in Finals
1997Wichita WranglersTexAAMinorkca41Manager1406476.45720.54 
1998Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAMinorkca42Manager1637984.48515.52 
1999Omaha Golden SpikesPCLAAAMinorkca43Manager1418160.574--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
2001St. Lucie MetsFSLA+Minornyn45Manager1396376.45319.06 
2002Trenton ThunderEastAAMinorbos46Manager1406377.45013.05 
2003Portland Sea DogsEastAAMinorbos47Manager1427270.5077.03 
2004Portland Sea DogsEastAAMinorbos48Manager1426973.48615.55 
2005Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAMinorbos49Manager1447569.5217.02 
2006Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAMinorbos50Manager1446975.47916.05 -
2007Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAMinorbos51Manager1426775.47216.54 
2008Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAMinorbos52Manager1438558.5942.52 Lost in Semi-Finals
2009Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAMinorbos53Manager1436182.42721.05 
2010Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos54First Base Coach1628973.5497.02Terry Francona
2011Boston Red SoxALMLBMLBbos55First Base Coach1629072.5567.03Terry Francona
2012Norfolk TidesILAAAMinorbal56Manager1447470.5149.02 
2014Norfolk TidesILAAAMinorbal58Manager1446579.45110.03 
2015Norfolk TidesILAAAMinorbal59Manager1447866.542--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
2016Norfolk TidesILAAAMinorbal60Manager1446282.4313.54 
2017Norfolk TidesILAAAMinorbal61Manager1426676.46520.03 
2018Norfolk TidesILAAAMinorbal62Manager000.000--0 
* 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.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2015International League Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1984-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1983-12-15TradeTraded by Royals to Expos for Tom Dixon. 
* 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.