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Boog PowellTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1959-1977 MLB Years: 1961-1977
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Major Award Winner
World Series Champion

Positions1B-1612, OF-431, DH-6Position when Drafted1B-OFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn Wesley Powell
Height6-4Weight240BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 17,1941 [77.092]PlaceLakeland,Florida
High SchoolKey West (Key West,FL)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1959 by the Baltimore Orioles.
Signing Bonus$35,000Signing ScoutsJim McLaughlin
MLB DebutSeptember 26,1961 [20.040]
OrganizationsBAL [16] CLE [2] LAN [1] Awards3Awards Voting6-621
TBC Player ID16752Retrosheet IDpoweb101MLBAM ID120719
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Player Notes:   Participated in the 1954 Little League World Series for Lakeland,Florida ... Topps All-Star Rookie (OF) in 1962 ... Inducted into Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame in 1979
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed40Power82Contact52XBH75RBIs86Runs44Hitting71Durability67Team.571Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1959BluefieldAppRk-17561913967701459000000000.351.351.607.95811621191.299.256.257.4180.000.000.007.3313.6431.34
1960Fox CitiesIIIB-181364978315523313100000000000.312.312.449.76122339497.293.137.137.3360.000.000.002.6238.2325.16
1961RochesterILAAA-19142486861562653292000000000.321.321.593.91428863486.273.272.272.3940.000.000.006.5815.1940.38
1961Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30of19413010001000200000.077.077.077.1541013.091.000.000.0700.0015.380.000.000.000.00
1962Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal16of2012440044971321553113879201514.243.311.398.70915930441.267.155.250.3148.6217.912.083.4026.6730.93
1963Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal16,26of21140491671302222582124987035812.265.328.470.79823149548.273.205.303.3488.9415.881.784.5619.6437.69
1964Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal8,26of2213442474123170399900769122269.290.399.6061.00525756506.284.316.495.43315.0217.981.207.7110.8745.53
1965Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal261b-of23144472541172021772117193436137.248.347.407.75419239556.272.159.309.33212.7716.731.313.0627.7633.33
1966Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal261b241404917814118034109046712513398.287.372.532.90426152565.319.245.373.39111.8622.121.876.0214.4436.88
1967Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal261b251254155397141135513559421456.234.324.366.69015228477.269.132.260.31311.5319.711.712.7331.9228.87
1968Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal261b261545506013721122857173973351212.249.338.411.74922644634.264.162.305.33911.5115.301.333.4725.0032.12
1969Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal261b2715253383162250371211172761181018.304.383.559.94229862615.292.255.390.41411.7112.361.066.0214.4138.27
1970Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal261b28154526821562803511411104805081814.297.412.549.96128963643.289.252.451.41616.1712.440.775.4415.0340.38
1971Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal261b291284185910719022921082644051110.256.379.459.83819241509.252.203.402.37516.1112.570.784.3219.0038.32
1972Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal261b-1b301404655311720121814065924141413.252.346.434.78020242539.270.182.331.34912.0617.071.423.9022.1435.90
1973Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal261b31114370529813111540285640451011.265.398.395.79314625464.290.130.354.36118.3213.790.752.3733.6425.51
1974Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal261b32110344379113112450152580331015.265.358.413.77114226402.285.148.297.34812.9414.431.122.9928.6728.57
1975Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle261b3313443564129180278613597211655.297.377.524.90122845502.298.227.359.40311.7514.341.225.3816.1134.88
1976Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle261b3495293296390933114143027310.215.305.338.6439918343.218.123.263.29911.9512.541.052.6232.5628.57
1977Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan221b35504101000050012900010.244.415.244.65910053.313.000.293.32322.6416.980.750.000.000.00
B Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1364978315523313100000000000.312.312.449.76122339497.293.137.137.0000.000.000.002.6238.2325.16
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter204266818891776270113391187202110011226292772140164.266.361.462.82330856207810.277.196.346.00012.8215.701.224.3419.7134.91
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter19867712522333546151000000000.329.329.597.92640484677.281.268.267.0000.000.000.006.7914.7237.67
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter142486861562653292000000000.321.321.593.91428863486.273.272.272.0000.000.000.006.5815.1940.38
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter561913967701459000000000.351.351.607.95811621191.299.256.257.0000.000.000.007.3313.6431.34
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter17635912796157424311303106318178891102282459131149.266.362.465.82727485576912.278.199.349.00012.8615.941.244.3819.5135.39
Cleveland Indians Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2297289319227036119241001151313815.264.348.449.79732763845.264.185.320.00011.8313.611.154.2620.2232.81
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter504101000050012900010.244.415.244.65910053.313.000.293.00022.6416.980.750.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625307114121127942279972261113.266.361.462.82324549620.277.196.346.00012.8215.701.224.3419.7134.91
Average Minor - Per 162 games16255410218227438124000000000.329.329.597.92633169554.281.268.267.0000.000.000.006.7914.7237.67

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1961Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal19OF3--3---331.0001.00------475.01.9
1962Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal20OF112--18416-191185.9691.65------12490.369.1
1962Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal201B1--10---10101.00010.00------1240.80.6
1963Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal21OF121--181661193187.9691.55------14086.474.7
1963Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal211B23--13512310150147.9806.39------14016.414.2
1964Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal22OF124--1781351196191.9741.54------13492.576.5
1964Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal221B5--456-551511.00010.20------1343.73.1
1965Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal231B78--53852550595590.9927.56------14454.248.1
1965Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal23OF71--1201--1211211.0001.70------14449.343.8
1966Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal241B136--109468139611751162.9898.54------14097.185.0
1967Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal251B114--903641482981967.9868.48------12591.270.8
1968Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal261B149--1293791410213861372.9909.21------15496.892.0
1969Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal271B144--119284710512831276.9958.86------15294.788.9
1970Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal281B145--1209891010713081298.9928.95------15494.289.5
1971Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal291B124--10316759711031098.9958.85------12896.978.5
1972Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal301B133-11121116701511112011186.9888.921.07-----14095.086.4
1972Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal301B133--1116701511112011186.9888.92------14095.086.4
1973Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal311B111-91698877129510771065.9899.591.16-----11497.468.5
1974Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal321B102--866614102931927.9969.09------11092.763.0
1974Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32DH1---------------1100.90.6
1975Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle331B121--9976939210691066.9978.81------13490.376.1
1975Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33DH5---------------1343.73.1
1976Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle341B89--698611076769759.9878.53------9593.756.0
1977Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan351B4--15-111615.9383.75------508.02.5
MLB Totals for 1B - 16 season(s)-   1B1612-20281324692913112421430614175.9918.796.99-----16120.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF431--66621172704687.9761.59------4310.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH6---------------60.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1961Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal19---------3-
1962Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal20--1------112-
1963Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal21--23------121-
1964Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal22--5------124-
1965Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal23--78------71-
1966Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal24--136--------
1967Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal25--114--------
1968Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal26--149--------
1969Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal27--144--------
1970Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal28--145--------
1971Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal29--124--------
1972Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal30--266--------
1973Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal31--111--------
1974Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal32--102-------1
1975Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33--121-------5
1976Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle34--89--------
1977Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan35--4--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1966Baltimore OriolesWorld SeriesMLB24414151001000100000.357.357.429.7866114.385.072.0710.007.140.000.000.0020.00
1969Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB27313250011002000000.385.467.6151.0828115.333.230.38513.330.000.006.6713.0020.00
1969Baltimore OriolesWorld SeriesMLB27519050000001400000.263.300.263.5635020.333.000.0535.0020.004.000.000.000.00
1970Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB28314262016000300000.429.429.7861.21511314.500.357.3570.0021.430.007.1414.0050.00
1970Baltimore OriolesWorld SeriesMLB28517651025005200000.294.455.7061.16112322.231.412.70622.739.090.409.098.5060.00
1971Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB29310430023003300000.300.462.9001.3629213.200.600.90023.0823.081.0015.385.0066.67
1971Baltimore OriolesWorld SeriesMLB29727130001001300000.111.143.111.2543028.125.000.0373.5710.713.000.000.000.00
1973Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB3114100000000100000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
1974Baltimore OriolesChamp. SeriesMLB3228010001000000000.125.125.125.250108.125.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 5 yrs124991520411005700000.306.370.592.96229654.289.286.3889.2612.961.407.4112.2540.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 4 yrs217781820270071000000.234.298.338.63626484.246.104.1958.3311.901.432.3838.5022.22

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1966AL Comeback Player of the Year1
1970American League Most Valuable Player1
1975AL Comeback Player of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1977-08-31Released by Dodgers. 
1977-04-05ContractSigned as Free Agent by Dodgers. 
1977-03-30Released by Indians. 
1975-02-25TradeTraded by Orioles with Don Hood to Indians for Al McGrew and Dave Duncan. 
1959-01-01ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Orioles. 
* 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.