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Johnny LiponHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1942-1954 MLB Years: 1942-1954
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PositionsSS-717, 3B-15, 2B-2Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn Joseph Lipon
Height6-0Weight175BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 10,1922PlaceMartins Ferry,Ohio
Death DateAugust 17,1998 [75.280]
High SchoolChadsey (Detroit,MI)
MLB DebutAugust 16,1942 [19.279]
OrganizationsDET [7] BOS [2] CIN [1] SLA [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID14376Retrosheet IDlipoj101MLBAM ID117805
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed70Power29Contact43XBH29RBIs51Runs48Hitting59Durability55Team.494Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1942Detroit TigersALMLBdet7ss19341315252009137702001.191.232.206.438272140.202.015.053.2155.005.001.000.000.008.00
1946Detroit TigersALMLBdet37ss231420460001005300000.300.440.300.7406025.353.000.250.37220.0012.000.600.000.000.00
1948Detroit TigersALMLBdet25,26ss2512145865133188552446822213009.290.384.397.78118231541.297.107.255.37112.574.070.320.9291.6023.31
1949Detroit TigersALMLBdet2ss2612743957110146359247524290016.251.362.330.69214523525.260.079.246.33714.294.570.320.57146.3320.91
1950Detroit TigersALMLBdet2ss271476011041762762639681261180020.293.378.368.74622135701.304.075.215.35211.553.710.320.29300.5019.89
1951Detroit TigersALMLBdet2ss2812948756129151038764927211007.265.335.300.63514616549.280.035.138.3058.934.920.550.000.0012.40
1952Detroit TigersALMLBdet2ss29391361730420123116602003.221.303.279.582386154.231.058.191.28010.393.900.380.000.0020.00
1952Boston Red SoxALMLBbos6ss2979234254881018113220012004.205.301.248.549589278.224.043.179.27011.517.190.630.000.0018.75
1952Totals for AL-AL         1183704278123030424826014007.211.301.259.5609615432.227.048.184.27311.116.020.540.000.0019.23
1953Boston Red SoxALMLBbos6ss306014518317001310141607005.214.283.262.545387166.240.048.152.2608.439.641.140.000.0022.58
1953St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla343b3079020001000100000.222.222.222.444209.250.000.000.2040.0011.110.000.000.000.00
1953Totals for AL-AL         6715418337001410141707005.214.280.260.540407175.241.046.143.2578.009.711.210.000.0021.21
1954Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin153111000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter758266135169095241026628253471527740065.259.346.324.6708631293089.272.065.197.00011.234.920.440.32266.1018.70
Detroit Tigers Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter611227230860980231023426243011157550056.268.355.337.6927651132635.279.069.202.00011.424.360.380.38227.2018.56
Boston Red Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1393794379151031214636019009.208.294.253.5479616444.230.045.169.00010.368.110.780.000.0020.25
St. Louis Browns Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter79020001000100000.222.222.222.444209.250.000.000.0000.0011.110.000.000.000.00
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162569751472052576574321160014.259.346.324.67018428660.272.065.197.00011.234.920.440.32266.1018.70

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1942Detroit TigersALMLBdet19SS34--851031124199188.9455.53------34100.022.1
1946Detroit TigersALMLBdet233B1---1--111.0001.00------147.10.6
1946Detroit TigersALMLBdet23SS8--1414253028.9333.50------1457.15.2
1948Detroit TigersALMLBdet252B1---------------1210.80.6
1948Detroit TigersALMLBdet25SS117--2113461763574557.9704.76------12196.776.0
1948Detroit TigersALMLBdet253B1--11--221.0002.00------1210.80.6
1949Detroit TigersALMLBdet26SS120--2403642292626604.9655.03------12794.577.9
1950Detroit TigersALMLBdet27SS147--27348333126789756.9585.14------147100.095.5
1951Detroit TigersALMLBdet28SS125--2443643380641608.9494.86------12996.981.2
1952Detroit TigersALMLBdet29SS39--80101412185181.9784.64------39100.025.3
1952Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29SS69--118218653342336.9824.87------7987.344.8
1952Boston Red SoxALMLBbos293B7--411121615.9382.14------798.94.5
1953Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30SS58--851501226247235.9514.05------6096.737.9
1953St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla303B6---4--441.0000.67------785.73.9
1953St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla302B1--4---441.0004.00------714.30.6
MLB Totals for SS - 8 season(s)-   SS717--1350214314048136333493.9614.87------7170.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 4 season(s)-   3B15--517122322.9571.47------150.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B2--4---441.0002.00------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1942Detroit TigersALMLBdet19----34------
1946Detroit TigersALMLBdet23----81-----
1948Detroit TigersALMLBdet25---11171-----
1949Detroit TigersALMLBdet26----120------
1950Detroit TigersALMLBdet27----147------
1951Detroit TigersALMLBdet28----125------
1952Detroit TigersALMLBdet29----39------
1952Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29----697-----
1953Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30----58------
1953St. Louis BrownsALMLBsla30---1-6-----

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1968Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle45Assistant Coach1618675.53416.53Alvin Dark
1969Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle46Assistant Coach1616299.38546.56Alvin Dark
1970Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle47Assistant Coach1627686.46932.05Alvin Dark
1971Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle48Manager16260102.37043.06 
1971Cleveland IndiansALMLBMLBcle48Assistant Coach16260102.37043.06Alvin Dark,Johnny Lipon
1977Columbus ClippersILAAAMinorpit54Manager1406575.46415.07 
1977Shreveport MetsTexAAMinornyn54Manager1306268.4775.04 
1978Columbus ClippersILAAAMinorpit55Manager1396178.43923.57 
1979Columbus ClippersILAAAMinornya56Manager1398554.612--1 League Champions
1979Portland BeaversPCLAAAMinorpit56Manager1477374.4976.03 
1980Salem PiratesCaroA+Minorpit57Manager1397960.56820.52 
1981Buffalo BisonsEastAAMinorpit58Manager1375681.40928.04 
1982Alexandria DukesCaroA+Minorpit59Manager1348054.597--1 League Champions
1983Alexandria DukesCaroA+Minorpit60Manager1376968.50426.03 
1984Prince William PiratesCaroA+Minorpit61Manager1407565.53615.02 
1985Nashua PiratesEastAAMinorpit62Manager1396673.47516.06 
1986Gastonia TigersSALAMinordet63Manager1395980.42430.54 
1987Fayetteville GeneralsSALAMinordet64Manager1396574.46826.04 
1988Lakeland TigersFSLA+Minordet65Manager1387761.5586.53 Lost in 1st Round
1989Baseball City RoyalsFSLA+Minorkca66Hitting Coach1397861.5611.01Luis SilverioLost in 1st Round
1989Lakeland TigersFSLA+Minordet66Manager1377760.562--2 Lost in Semi-Finals
1990Lakeland TigersFSLA+Minordet67Manager1328349.629--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
1991Lakeland TigersFSLA+Minordet68Manager1287256.563--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
1992Lakeland TigersFSLA+Minordet69Manager693534.5077.53 League Champions
* 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 DescriptionRoster for Current Team
1954-04-29Released by Reds. 
1954-04-18TradeTraded by White Sox to Reds for Grady Hatton. 
1954-02-05TradeTraded by Orioles with Johnny Groth to White Sox for Sam Mele and Neil Berry. 
1953-09-08Purchased by Browns from Red Sox. 
1952-06-03TradeTraded by Tigers with Hoot Evers, George Kell and Dizzy Trout to Red Sox for Don Lenhardt, Johnny Pesky, Fred Hatfield, Walt Dropo and Bill Wight. 
1941-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Tigers. 
* 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.