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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
John William Poff
Stat Years
1974-1981  [mlb] 1979-1980
Height/Weight
6-2 / 190
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
1B (271) ... OF (176) ... DH (7)
Draft Position
OF-1B
Born Date/Place
1952-10-23 in Chillicothe, Ohio   [67.337]
High School
Findlay (Findlay,OH)
Colleges
Duke University (Durham, North Carolina)
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Philadelphia Phillies in 1974
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1979-09-08 - Boxscore  (Age: 26.320)
Service Time
Organizations
PHI [4] MIL [1] CHA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 16693 ... retro id: poffj101 ... mlbam id: 120641
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed28Power78Contact62XBH76RBIs78Runs53Hitting74Durability48Team.508Ratings Explained
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1974PulaskiAppRk----21of-1b---16824148831921661000000000.344.344.639.98324115437.000.295.0000.000.000.0015.16.6444.6
    1975Rocky MountCaroA+----22of-1b---212744576119206862000000000.267.267.393.66044517534.000.126.0000.000.000.0055.61.8028.6
    1976ReadingEastAA----23of-1b---312444347115182951000000000.260.260.370.63044316429.000.110.0000.000.000.0049.22.0325.2
    1977Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-24of-1b---456215416164113121322820100.284.380.502.88225010821.372.218.28212.8011.200.8819.54.4034.4
    1977Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAphi-24of-1b---46922537699753642334302100.307.394.476.87026110721.324.169.36012.6416.481.3045.01.9230.4
    1978Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAphi-251b---512543679131308207932757964400.300.407.544.95152523758.417.244.32614.2915.051.0521.83.8144.3
    1979Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAphi-261b-of---613248177141345209044767944300.293.392.509.90156824559.374.216.31413.3813.911.0424.03.5241.8
    1979Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi2626ofL-S-E-P61219221001001400001.105.150.158.3082031.105.053.1335.0020.004.000.00.0050.0
    1980Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAphi-271b---7133496801402510139036666810700.282.363.452.81557022448.296.170.30111.5811.931.0338.22.2834.3
    1980Milwaukee BrewersALMLBmil827of-dhL-S-E-P719687171217003700021.250.282.368.65071254.162.118.2674.239.862.3368.01.4123.5
    1981Edmonton TrappersPCLAAAcha-28of---81083635410115495322474511600.278.357.416.77341815128.267.138.29211.2410.770.9640.32.1527.7
    MLB Totals (2 yrs)318791922180041100022.218.253.322.57591285.149.104.2404.4012.092.7587.01.1026.3
    American League Totals (1 yrs)19687171217003700021.250.282.368.65071254.162.118.2674.239.862.3368.01.4123.5
    National League Totals (1 yrs)1219221001001400001.105.150.158.3082031.105.053.1335.0020.004.000.00.0050.0
    Minor League Totals942334553996017648111553181732934214112200.287.351.468.81937211565335.280.181.2918.849.191.0430.12.9834.9
    Minor: Rk Totals6824148831921661000000000.344.344.639.98324115437.295.295.2980.000.000.0015.16.6444.6
    Minor: A+ Totals12744576119206862000000000.267.267.393.66044517534.126.126.2540.000.000.0055.61.8028.6
    Minor: AA Totals18065888176246208221322820100.267.303.413.71669327250.196.146.2554.624.040.8832.92.8928.4
    Minor: AAA Totals56720013275821133467348161629731412112100.291.382.482.8642342964214.339.191.31412.6813.411.0629.92.8636.8
    Milwaukee Brewers Totals (1 yrs)19687171217003700021.250.282.368.65071254.162.118.2674.239.862.3368.01.4123.5
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (1 yrs)1219221001001400001.105.150.158.3082031.105.053.1335.0020.004.000.00.0050.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1980Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAphi-271---0012.0020000203.04440542003.0012.000.0015.0012.0012.000.80.000
    1980Minor Totals: PHIbyYearAAA----271---0012.0020000203.04440542003.0012.000.0015.0012.0012.000.80.000
    Minor League Totals0012.0020000203.04440542003.0012.000.0015.0012.0012.000.80.000
    Minor: AAA Totals0012.0020000203.04440542003.0012.000.0015.0012.0012.000.80.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1978Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAA251B11400.096888158310711056.9869.300.0083.891.21
    1978Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAA25OF600.01210113131.0002.200.004.44.87
    1979Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAA261B9000.0734681057812802.9888.900.0066.768.21
    1979Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAA26OF5300.0801218381.9761.500.0039.340.24
    1979Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB261B101.01000111.0001.001.000.68.33
    1979Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB26OF4030.0701087.8751.800.232.533.39
    1980Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAA271B6300.0560581044628618.9849.800.0046.747.42
    1980Milwaukee BrewersALMLB271B3024.0230102423.9587.700.961.915.85
    1980Milwaukee BrewersALMLB27OF7059.21500015151.0002.100.254.336.87
    1980Milwaukee BrewersALMLB27DH700.0000000.0000.000.004.336.88
    1981Edmonton TrappersPCLAAA28OF10600.01611531179176.9831.700.0077.998.13
    MLB Totals - (1B)400240102524.9606.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)1100220102322.9572.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)700000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)2670022622143518425112476.9869.300.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)165002531753275270.9821.600.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1978Minor--114------6-
    1979MLB--1------4-
    1979Minor--90------53-
    1980MLB--3------77
    1980Minor--63--------
    1981Minor---------106-
    Totals--271------1767