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Syl JohnsonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1922-1940 MLB Years: 1922-1940
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World Series Champion

PositionsP-542Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameSylvester W. Johnson
Height5-11Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 31,1900PlacePortland,Oregon
Death DateFebruary 20,1985 [84.051]
High SchoolPortland Christian (Portland,OR)
MLB DebutApril 24,1922 [21.114]
OrganizationsSLN [8] PHI [7] DET [4] CIN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID13397Retrosheet IDjohns101MLBAM ID116630
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Player Notes:   Opening Day Starter for Philadelphia Phillies in 1937
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts64Walks85Hittable65SO/BB90vsPower65Hitting32Durability67Team.476Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1922Detroit TigersALMLBdet-S/R21733.71298213013197.0995240730292001.339.190.652.782.690.97.7004.28
1923Detroit TigersALMLBdet-S/R221273.9837181970100176.018182781247933001.299.240.612.404.751.98.6323.56
1924Detroit TigersALMLBdet-S/R23544.932992020133104.01176357842551001.5310.130.693.634.761.31.5564.19
1925Detroit TigersALMLBdet-Rel24023.46606005013.0117511051001.627.620.696.923.460.50.0005.65
1926St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-S/R25034.2219613104149.0542723315100001.419.920.552.761.840.67.0004.22
1927St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-Rel26006.0020200103.03221020001.009.003.00--6.000.00-6.03
1928St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-Rel27843.903462820143120.01175352633661101.258.780.452.484.952.00.6673.28
1929St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-S/R281373.60421923123163182.018688731156800101.339.180.542.763.951.43.6503.99
1930St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-S/R2912104.65322489262187.2215105971338922001.3510.310.621.824.412.42.5454.03
1931St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-S/R301193.003224812262186.01867362929823001.169.000.441.403.972.83.5503.33
1932St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23S/R315144.923222107042164.2199103901435703001.4210.880.771.913.832.00.2633.91
1933St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30Rel32334.29351340024384.0894540716282001.259.540.751.713.001.75.5003.79
1934Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin20Rel33002.7020200006.29622000001.3512.152.70----0.00-7.02
1934Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi47S/R33593.5042103243213133.212258521424541101.098.210.941.623.642.25.3574.21
1935Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi47S/R341083.5637181981126174.218279691531890001.229.380.771.604.592.87.5563.69
1936Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi47S/R35574.303983110197111.012960531029481001.4210.460.812.353.891.66.4174.35
1937Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi47S/R364105.0232151740103138.015581772022461001.2810.111.301.433.002.09.2864.73
1938Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi22S/R37274.2322616206083.0874339411210001.189.430.431.192.281.91.2223.44
1939Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3S/R38883.81221486042111.011250471015370001.149.080.811.223.002.47.5003.88
1940Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3Rel39224.20172152013240.237221965131001.038.191.331.112.882.60.5004.48
MLB Totals - 19 Season(s)Filter1121174.065422103328211201432162.22290109997717348892022301.289.520.722.033.821.89.4890.86
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter52504.052281021264377516975.210494964396422243011201.309.670.592.053.961.94.510-
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter36514.05211731382748523790.0824393356791373084101.219.360.901.563.502.25.414-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter24164.151013566120414390.0408204180281291827001.389.410.652.974.201.41.600-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter002.7020200006.29622000001.3512.152.70----0.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings11124.0655213481204220.0233112991850932001.289.520.722.033.821.89.4780.86

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1922Detroit TigersALMLBdet-p2129365801010001001000.222.222.278.50010137.308.056.056.2280.0027.030.000.000.0012.50
1923Detroit TigersALMLBdet-p22376261012150011912000.161.188.290.47818466.214.129.145.2171.5228.7919.001.5262.0040.00
1924Detroit TigersALMLBdet-p232934172003002602000.206.250.265.5159238.250.059.118.2455.2615.793.000.000.0028.57
1925Detroit TigersALMLBdet-p2463000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
1926St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-p251912000000000500000.000.000.000.0000012.000.000.000.0000.0041.670.000.000.000.00
1928St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-p2734385610010031810000.158.238.184.4227142.300.026.105.2147.1442.866.000.000.0016.67
1929St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-p2842604721150012303000.117.131.233.36414464.167.116.133.1591.5635.9423.001.5660.0057.14
1930St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-p29327091540051042801000.214.257.271.52819475.357.057.129.2465.3337.337.000.000.0026.67
1931St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln-p30326041421070031601000.233.270.300.57018364.318.067.117.2664.6925.005.330.000.0021.43
1932St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln23p31325101010050001303000.196.196.216.41211154.263.020.020.1880.0024.070.000.000.0010.00
1933St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30p323521050001000401000.238.238.238.4765022.294.000.000.2220.0018.180.000.000.000.00
1934Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin20p3322110012000000000.500.5002.0002.500412.0001.5001.5001.0330.000.000.0050.002.00100.00
1934Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi47p3342418810030031302001.195.250.220.4709146.286.025.098.2286.5228.264.330.000.0012.50
1934Totals for NL-NL         44439910150031302001.209.261.302.56313248.276.093.163.2636.2527.084.332.0843.0022.22
1935Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi47p34375861420170021206000.241.267.328.59519366.289.087.121.2733.0318.186.001.5258.0021.43
1936Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi47p353936191003000700001.250.250.278.52810136.310.028.028.2440.0019.440.000.000.0011.11
1937Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi47p3632481710030001502002.146.146.167.3138150.212.021.021.1440.0030.000.000.000.0014.29
1938Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi22p3722290100000021001002.034.097.034.1311032.053.000.069.0786.2531.255.000.000.000.00
1939Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3p3822330500020021104004.152.200.152.3525039.227.000.061.1765.1328.215.500.000.000.00
1940Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3p39178000000000301001.000.000.000.000009.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 18 Season(s)Filter5407025112718545310232142300011.181.209.238.44716727757.254.057.091.0003.0428.279.300.53175.5021.26
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter2263122257102124101110719000.183.213.237.4507413333.275.054.093.0003.3032.139.730.30312.0022.81
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter211253164450118009710160011.174.202.206.408526278.238.032.067.0003.2425.547.890.36253.0013.64
Detroit Tigers Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter101135122533190033615000.185.209.274.483377144.245.089.111.0002.0825.0012.000.69135.0028.00
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter22110012000000000.500.5002.0002.500412.0001.5001.500.0000.000.000.0050.002.00100.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1622111538521160076419003.181.209.238.447508227.254.057.091.0003.0428.279.300.53175.5021.26

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1922Detroit TigersALMLBdet21P29-973172-2220.9090.690.21-----29100.018.8
1923Detroit TigersALMLBdet22P37-1765171-2322.9570.590.13-----37100.024.0
1924Detroit TigersALMLBdet23P29-104217--19191.0000.660.18-----29100.018.8
1925Detroit TigersALMLBdet24P6-1324--661.0001.000.46-----6100.03.9
1926St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25P19-49-10-110101.0000.530.20-----19100.012.3
1927St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26P2-31---111.0000.500.33-----2100.01.3
1928St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27P34-120320122423.9580.680.19-----34100.022.1
1929St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln28P42-1825191-2524.9600.570.13-----42100.027.6
1930St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln29P32-187421112625.9620.780.13-----32100.020.8
1931St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln30P32-186324323027.9000.840.15-----32100.020.8
1932St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31P32-164330-133331.0001.030.20-----32100.020.8
1933St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln32P35-84112--13131.0000.370.15-----35100.022.9
1934Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi33P42-133510111615.9380.360.11-----42100.028.2
1934Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin33P2-6-------------2100.01.3
1935Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34P37-174620212826.9290.700.15-----37100.024.2
1936Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35P39-111413--17171.0000.440.15-----39100.025.3
1937Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi36P32-138825123433.9711.030.24-----32100.020.9
1938Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi37P22-8329--11111.0000.500.13-----22100.014.7
1939Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi38P22-111317-120201.0000.910.18-----22100.014.6
1940Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi39P17-4036-1991.0000.530.23-----17100.011.1
MLB Totals for P - 19 season(s)-   P542-2161632911313367354.9650.650.16-----5420.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1922Detroit TigersALMLBdet2129----------
1923Detroit TigersALMLBdet2237----------
1924Detroit TigersALMLBdet2329----------
1925Detroit TigersALMLBdet246----------
1926St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2519----------
1927St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln262----------
1928St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2734----------
1929St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2842----------
1930St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2932----------
1931St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3032----------
1932St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3132----------
1933St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3235----------
1934Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3342----------
1934Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin332----------
1935Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3437----------
1936Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3539----------
1937Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3632----------
1938Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3722----------
1939Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3822----------
1940Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3917----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1928St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB27004.502002.0411102.5018.000.004.504.501.000.00.000
1930St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB29007.202005.0443401.407.200.005.407.201.330.00.000
1931St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB30013.003009.01031601.2210.000.001.006.006.000.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 3 yrs014.50707000016.018080511001.4410.130.002.816.192.200.00.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1931St. Louis CardinalsWorld SeriesMLB3032000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs32000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1937Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi36Assistant Coach1536192.39934.57Jimmie Wilson
1938Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi37Assistant Coach15045105.30043.08Jimmie Wilson,Hans Lobert
1939Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi38Assistant Coach15145106.29850.58Doc Prothro
1940Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi39Assistant Coach15350103.32750.08Doc Prothro
1941Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBMLBphi40Assistant Coach15443111.27957.08Doc Prothro
* 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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2021-12-01TradeTraded by Portland (PCL) with Herman Pillette to Tigers for Roy Crumpler, Sammy Hale, Suds Sutherland, Joe Sargent, Jim Middleton and Cash. 
1941-02-08Released by Phillies. 
1934-05-16TradeTraded by Reds with Johnny Moore to Phillies for Art Ruble, Wes Schulmerich and Ted Kleinhans. 
1934-01-11TradeTraded by Cardinals with Bob O'Farrell to Reds for Glenn Spencer. 
* 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.