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Buck MartinezTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1967-1986 MLB Years: 1969-1986
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PositionsC-1008, DH-2, P-1, OF-1Player Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn Albert Martinez
Height5-11Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 7,1948 [69.201]PlaceRedding,California
High SchoolElk Grove (Elk Grove,CA)
CollegeSacramento City College (Sacramento,CA)
MLB DebutJune 18,1969 [20.223]
OrganizationsKCA [9] TOR [6] MIL [3] PHI [2] Awards0
TBC Player ID14832Retrosheet IDmartb001MLBAM ID118369
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed28Power58Contact53XBH66RBIs60Runs31Hitting36Durability30Team.528Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1967EugeneNwstA--18772695396164246000000000.357.357.468.82512622269.352.111.112.3680.000.000.000.74134.5022.92
1968SpartanburgWcarA-1982861140011000000000.393.393.536.92915428.393.143.143.4190.000.000.000.000.0036.36
1968TidewaterCaroA+-19361101031121114000000000.282.282.436.7184814110.275.154.155.3240.000.000.000.91110.0045.16
1968Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         441381642161125000000000.304.304.457.7616318138.299.153.152.3440.000.000.000.72138.0042.86
1969Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca21c20722051447614230082501024.229.258.327.5856711214.244.098.137.2633.7411.683.131.8751.2523.40
1970Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca6c2169110000002100001.111.273.111.3841011.125.000.222.21118.189.090.500.000.000.00
1971OmahaAmerAAA-22752693477231539000000000.286.286.435.72111729269.273.149.149.3240.000.000.001.8653.8037.66
1971Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca6c222246372001015901101.152.231.196.4279253.184.044.130.2069.4316.981.800.000.0028.57
1972OmahaAmerAAA-2367195233490412000000000.174.174.282.4565513195.157.108.108.2070.000.000.002.0548.7538.24
1973OmahaAmerAAA-24822542469130538000000000.272.272.382.6549718254.257.110.110.2930.000.000.001.9750.8026.09
1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca42c241432281016004501002.250.333.375.70812237.269.125.250.32810.8113.511.252.7032.0025.00
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca21c25431071023311801141920001.215.317.290.607315123.253.075.196.29211.3815.451.360.81107.0021.74
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca21c268022615519232310212816104.226.293.323.6167314255.245.097.195.2888.2410.981.331.1875.3327.45
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca21c2795267246113353400164509312.228.269.356.6259521295.255.128.187.2865.4215.252.811.6953.4034.43
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca21c28298031840190131202001.225.253.313.56625585.254.088.113.2543.5314.124.001.1880.0027.78
1978Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil21c29892562656101120111442012414.219.255.277.5327112286.253.058.113.2434.9014.693.000.35256.0021.43
1979Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil21c30691961753804260182508203.270.296.372.6687312214.290.102.138.2993.7411.683.131.8749.0022.64
1980Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil21c317621916499031710123315103.224.266.306.5726712238.250.082.142.2625.0413.872.751.2673.0024.49
1981Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor13c324512813298142110111613306.227.287.398.6855113146.225.171.266.3107.5310.961.452.7432.0044.83
1982Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor13c339626026631701037112434025110.242.301.423.72411027291.240.181.273.3208.2511.681.423.4426.0042.86
1983Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor13c34882212756140103301293901207.253.337.452.78910024253.264.199.326.35211.4615.421.343.9522.1042.86
1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor13c35102232245113153703294921902.220.301.349.6508119273.246.129.241.29510.6217.951.691.8346.4037.25
1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor13c36429911163041400101210303.162.239.313.552317113.140.151.253.2498.8510.621.203.5424.7543.75
1986Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor13c378116013298021200202504105.181.271.269.5404310185.201.088.213.25210.8113.511.251.0880.0034.48
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter10492743245618128105832151023041985635559.225.284.343.6279401963072.243.118.199.0007.4913.641.821.8947.2931.72
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter345112515031877617160000000000.283.283.407.6904581001125.272.124.124.0000.000.000.001.5166.1831.45
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter224718811804511489000000000.251.251.375.62626960718.236.124.124.0000.000.000.001.9551.2933.33
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter361101031121114000000000.282.282.436.7184814110.275.154.155.0000.000.000.000.91110.0045.16
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter82861140011000000000.393.393.536.92915428.393.143.143.0000.000.000.000.000.0036.36
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter772695396164246000000000.357.357.468.82512622269.352.111.112.0000.000.000.000.74134.5022.92
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter4541100114244632351542512317541123133.222.297.378.6754161001261.229.156.265.0009.7513.881.422.7831.4340.98
Kansas City Royals Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter361972722163871510413731443205316.222.277.322.599313601073.246.100.173.0006.8013.421.971.4064.8027.78
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2346715915827186322341001257110.235.271.314.58521136738.263.079.130.0004.6113.552.941.0883.8822.78
Average MLB - Per 162 games162424389520295012366519519.225.284.343.62714530474.243.118.199.0007.4913.641.821.8947.2931.72
Average Minor - Per 162 games16252870149363875000000000.283.283.407.69021547528.272.124.124.0000.000.000.001.5166.1831.45

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1979Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil21Rel30009.0010100101.01110100002.009.00--9.00--0.00-5.73
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter009.0010100101.01110100002.009.00--9.00--0.00-3.00
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter009.0010100101.01110100002.009.00--9.00--0.00--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings009.002200220002200220.0220220220022000002.009.00--9.00--0.00-3.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1969Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca20C55--2902597324315.9725.73-191163.367276.434.0
1969Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca20OF1--21-1331.0003.00------721.40.6
1970Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca21C5--2031-2423.9584.60------683.33.1
1971Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca22C21--8463-9390.9684.29-----22295.513.0
1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24C14-94524215856.9664.000.603260.0-14100.08.6
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25C38--1511641171167.9774.39-19773.164388.423.5
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26C79--3613984408400.9805.06-613166.398098.848.8
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27C94--4204044464460.9914.89-763866.759598.958.0
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28C28--13381-142141.9935.04-12666.722996.617.3
1978Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil29C89--3273287367359.9784.03-442464.7289100.054.9
1979Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil30C68--1983982245237.9673.49-312357.446998.642.2
1979Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil30P1-1-------------691.40.6
1980Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil31C76--2933353331326.9854.29-382461.3276100.046.9
1981Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor32C45--1922223216214.9914.76-241364.9145100.042.5
1982Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor33C93--3823558422417.9884.48-272354.029696.957.4
1983Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor34C85--3312543360356.9894.19-291467.418896.652.5
1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor35C98--3603425396394.9954.02-291565.9310296.160.5
1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor35DH1---------------1021.00.6
1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor36C42--1551625173171.9884.07-171063.0142100.026.1
1986Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor37C78--2891926310308.9943.95-271269.238196.348.1
1986Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor37DH1---------------811.20.6
MLB Totals for C - 17 season(s)-   C1008-944038396705945044434.9844.4047.1745625364.34910080.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH2---------------20.00.0
MLB Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1-1-------------10.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1--21-1331.0003.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1969Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca20-55-------1-
1970Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca21-5---------
1971Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca22-21---------
1973Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24-14---------
1974Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25-38---------
1975Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca26-79---------
1976Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca27-94---------
1977Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca28-28---------
1978Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil29-89---------
1979Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil30168---------
1980Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil31-76---------
1981Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor32-45---------
1982Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor33-93---------
1983Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor34-85---------
1984Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor35-98--------1
1985Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor36-42---------
1986Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor37-78--------1

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1976Kansas City RoyalsChamp. SeriesMLB27515050004001300000.333.375.333.7085016.417.000.0676.2518.753.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs515050004001300000.333.375.333.7085016.417.000.0676.2518.753.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1987Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor38Broadcaster1629666.5932.02Jimy Williams
1988Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor39Broadcaster1628775.5372.04Jimy Williams
1989Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor40Broadcaster1628973.549--1Jimy Williams,Cito GastonLost ALCS (Athletics)
1990Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor41Broadcaster1628676.5312.02Cito Gaston
1991Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor42Broadcaster1629171.562--1Cito Gaston,Gene TenaceLost ALCS (Twins)
1992Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor43Broadcaster1629666.593--1Cito GastonWon World Series (Braves)
1993Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor44Broadcaster1629567.586--1Cito GastonWon World Series (Phillies)
1994Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor45Broadcaster1155560.47816.03Cito Gaston
1995Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor46Broadcaster1445688.38930.05Cito Gaston
1996Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor47Broadcaster1627488.45718.04Cito Gaston
1997Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor48Broadcaster1627686.46922.05Mel Queen,Cito Gaston
1998Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor49Broadcaster1628874.54326.03Tim Johnson
1999Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor50Broadcaster1628478.51914.02Jim Fregosi
2000Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor51Broadcaster1628379.5124.53Jim Fregosi
2001Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor52Manager1628082.49416.03 
2002Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor53Manager1627884.48125.53 -
2003Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal54Broadcaster1627191.43830.04Mike Hargrove-
2004Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal55Broadcaster1627884.48123.03Lee Mazzilli-
2005Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal56Broadcaster1627488.45721.04Lee Mazzilli,Sam Perlozzo-
2006Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal57Broadcaster1627092.43227.04Sam Perlozzo
2007Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal58Broadcaster1626993.42627.04Sam Perlozzo,Dave Trembley
2008Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal59Broadcaster1616893.42228.55Dave Trembley
2009Baltimore OriolesALMLBMLBbal60Broadcaster1626498.39539.05Dave Trembley
2010Toronto Blue JaysALMLBMLBtor61Broadcaster1628577.52511.04Cito Gaston
* 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
1986-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1981-12-06ContractSigned as Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
1981-11-13Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1981-05-10TradeTraded by Brewers to Blue Jays for Gil Kubski. 
1977-12-08TradeTraded by Cardinals to Brewers for George Frazier. 
1977-12-08TradeTraded by Royals with Mark Littell to Cardinals for Al Hrabosky. 
1968-12-16TradeTraded by Astros with Mickey Sinnerud and Tommy Smith to Royals for John Jones. 
* 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
1985Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll36356,300-2921352370,78060,000356,300
1986Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll37347,096-3201455386,34760,000703,396
* 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