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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
John T. Shelby
Stat Years
1977-1992  [mlb] 1981-1991
Height/Weight
6-1 / 175
Bats/Throws
Both / Right
Positions
OF (1606) ... DH (16) ... 2B (1) ... SS (1)
Draft Position
SS
Born Date/Place
High School
Henry Clay (Lexington,KY)
Colleges
Columbia State Community College (Columbia, Tennessee)
Draft
Selected by the Baltimore Orioles in Round #1 (#19 overall) of the 1977 Amateur Entry Draft (Jan-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1981-09-15 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.204)
Service Time
Organizations
BAL [11] LAN [4] DET [2] BOS [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 17914 ... retro id: shelj001 ... mlbam id: 122112
Relations
Father of John Shelby
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1977Bluefield OriolesAppRkbal-19of---16021128549102165104402100.256.288.308.5962246510.104.052.3214.4619.644.400.00.0018.5
    1978Bluefield OriolesAppRkbal-20of---26424849709162574304534300.282.363.399.7622889916.250.117.32010.4215.631.5041.32.0822.9
    1978Miami OriolesFSLA+bal-20of---21326461003023510000.231.333.269.6023071.077.038.28610.0016.671.670.00.0016.7
    1979Miami OriolesFSLA+bal-21of---3132478509611633813104412057400.201.273.268.54153812820.165.067.2598.1822.302.73159.30.5620.8
    1980Charlotte O'sSouAAbal-22of---413456066135271165134142212215100.241.271.361.63258920244.195.120.2983.7420.715.5593.31.0232.6
    1981Charlotte O'sSouAAbal-23of---56225140591142212411273805110.235.308.335.6432848417.259.100.2699.5113.381.41125.50.7028.8
    1981Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-23of---5763264286218332186165505200.264.297.405.70234913232.227.141.3074.5815.763.44108.70.8637.2
    1981Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3723ofL-S-E-P572200000200100000.000.000.000.0002001.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1982Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-24of---6133548921532661652341651115112310.279.340.436.77661523948.283.157.3268.2918.702.2534.22.6031.4
    1982Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3724ofL-S-E-P626358113012010500000.314.314.486.80035174.143.172.3450.0014.290.0035.02.8636.4
    1983Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3725ofL-S-E-P71263255284152527152186406022.258.297.363.66034911822.200.105.3095.1618.343.5665.01.4326.2
    1984Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3726ofL-S-E-P812838344801256301242071012004.209.248.313.56141512023.178.104.2424.8217.113.5563.81.4528.8
    1985Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-27of---9522063159164821144193501320.286.342.519.86122910728.374.233.3078.3015.281.8425.83.4947.5
    1985Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3727ofL-S-E-P9692052858627275174402004.283.307.434.7412148915.205.151.3313.2720.566.2929.33.2725.9
    1986Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3728ofL-S-E-P1013540454921441149186187522203.228.263.364.62742814729.210.136.2534.2117.524.1736.72.5731.5
    1987Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-29of---11624562012115410010.250.400.458.85830113.417.208.26316.6713.330.8024.03.3350.0
    1987Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal3729ofL-S-E-P1121324600130111301000.188.212.281.4933491.094.093.2782.9438.2413.0032.02.9416.7
    1987Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3129ofL-S-E-P11120476611322602169166319711929.277.317.464.78151822147.273.187.3025.9818.733.1322.74.0535.6
    1988Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3130ofL-S-E-P1214049465130236106416544128016513.263.320.395.71554519539.243.132.3318.0723.492.9149.41.8330.0
    1989Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-31of---133212620367342112363320100.286.326.484.8101356114.317.198.3564.4424.445.5031.52.9638.9
    1989Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3131ofL-S-E-P131083452863111112107259200156.183.237.229.4663717913.128.046.2456.7424.803.68345.00.2720.6
    1990Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-32of---14519261001002100000.316.381.368.7492171.158.052.3339.524.760.500.00.0016.7
    1990Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan3132ofL-S-E-P142524261002100700001.250.250.292.5422471.083.042.3530.0029.170.000.00.0016.7
    1990Detroit TigersALMLBdet2532ofL-S-E-P147822222559342035105106006.248.280.369.6492388216.158.121.3054.2021.435.1055.51.6829.1
    1991Detroit TigersALMLBdet2533ofL-S-E-P1553143192281380282311013.154.204.287.4911534112.175.133.1625.2315.032.8847.71.9654.5
    1992Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos-34of---1612746856962741764634712505330.205.276.389.66552318248.291.184.2408.9923.902.6627.53.2550.0
    MLB Totals (13 yrs)1036309038973912824703139840182671432181551.239.281.364.64533261125222.203.125.2835.4720.173.6944.12.1030.0
    American League Totals (9 yrs)64317512334086717381665522823473302322.233.268.356.6241868623122.188.123.2704.3918.584.2346.12.0329.9
    National League Totals (4 yrs)393133915633161732147431810032412161229.247.297.375.6721458502100.221.128.2996.8622.223.2441.82.1930.2
    Minor League Totals896349148586216848663521697928274214462280.247.304.379.68338551324282.239.132.2947.3219.252.6352.91.7132.7
    Minor: Rk Totals12445977124182646139408936400.270.330.357.68751216426.183.087.3217.8117.382.2376.51.1721.0
    Minor: A+ Totals1455045410212634113124712567400.202.276.268.54456813521.161.066.2618.2722.012.66168.00.5320.6
    Minor: AA Totals1968111061943815872582549160110210.239.283.353.63687328661.215.114.2885.6118.333.27101.40.9231.4
    Minor: AAA Totals4311717248442100254919385331463684231270.257.315.430.7451902739174.288.173.3007.6819.352.5235.02.5839.4
    Baltimore Orioles Totals (7 yrs)51213861923315013311385215642732232213.239.273.361.634147750094.195.122.2774.3318.484.2744.72.1028.4
    Los Angeles Dodgers Totals (4 yrs)393133915633161732147431810032412161229.247.297.375.6721458502100.221.128.2996.8622.223.2441.82.1930.2
    Detroit Tigers Totals (2 yrs)131365417717472837187417019.211.250.337.58739112328.164.126.2464.6018.934.1152.11.7936.4
    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 Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1978Bluefield OriolesAppRk20OF6400.01281163145139.9592.200.0092.8100.01
    1978Miami OriolesFSLA+20OF1100.0142211816.8891.500.007.884.67
    1979Miami OriolesFSLA+21SS100.02000221.0002.000.000.70.84
    1979Miami OriolesFSLA+21OF12900.02522287282274.9722.100.0091.597.71
    1981Charlotte O'sSouAA23OF5700.01203100133123.9252.200.0039.991.95
    1981Rochester Red WingsILAAA23OF7600.0189864203197.9702.600.0054.7100.03
    1981Baltimore OriolesALMLB23OF400.01000111.0000.300.003.857.17
    1982Rochester Red WingsILAAA24OF13300.03311383352344.9772.600.0095.0100.02
    1982Baltimore OriolesALMLB24OF2400.02010121211.0000.900.0014.892.37
    1983Baltimore OriolesALMLB25OF11500.0200943213209.9811.800.0071.091.31
    1983Baltimore OriolesALMLB25DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.88
    1984Baltimore OriolesALMLB26OF12400.0261921272270.9932.200.0076.596.91
    1985Rochester Red WingsILAAA27OF5200.0124412129128.9922.500.0037.4100.04
    1985Baltimore OriolesALMLB272B100.00100111.0001.000.000.61.45
    1985Baltimore OriolesALMLB27OF5900.0148330154151.9812.600.0036.685.56
    1985Baltimore OriolesALMLB27DH300.0000000.0000.000.001.94.310
    1986Baltimore OriolesALMLB28OF12100.0222552232227.9781.900.0074.789.61
    1986Baltimore OriolesALMLB28DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.21.59
    1987Rochester Red WingsILAAA29OF600.01400014141.0002.300.004.3100.012
    1987Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB29OF11700.0269983286278.9722.400.0072.297.51
    1987Baltimore OriolesALMLB29OF1900.02500025251.0001.300.0011.790.58
    1987Baltimore OriolesALMLB29DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.64.812
    1988Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB30OF14000.0329761342336.9822.400.0087.0100.02
    1989Albuquerque DukesPCLAAA31OF3000.0752107877.9872.600.0021.193.86
    1989Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB31OF9800.0220321225223.9912.300.0061.390.72
    1990Toledo Mud HensILAAA32OF500.01700017171.0003.400.003.5100.09
    1990Detroit TigersALMLB32OF6800.0138543147143.9732.100.0042.087.25
    1990Los Angeles DodgersNLMLB32OF1200.08000881.0000.700.007.448.08
    1990Detroit TigersALMLB32DH500.0000000.0000.000.003.16.411
    1991Detroit TigersALMLB33OF4700.0108420114112.9822.400.0029.088.76
    1991Detroit TigersALMLB33DH400.0000000.0000.000.002.57.510
    1992Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA34OF9500.01521210165164.9941.700.0066.474.83
    MLB Totals - (2B)1000100111.0001.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (OF)94800194955361520402004.9822.100.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)1600000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)3970090239179958941.9822.400.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (OF)57001203100133123.9252.200.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (SS)1002000221.0002.000.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (OF)1400026624108300290.9672.100.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (OF)64001281163145139.9592.200.000.00.00
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    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---------75-
    1979Minor-----1---129-
    1981MLB---------4-
    1981Minor---------133-
    1982MLB---------24-
    1982Minor---------133-
    1983MLB---------1151
    1984MLB---------124-
    1985MLB---1-----593
    1985Minor---------52-
    1986MLB---------1212
    1987MLB---------1361
    1987Minor---------6-
    1988MLB---------140-
    1989MLB---------98-
    1989Minor---------30-
    1990MLB---------805
    1990Minor---------5-
    1991MLB---------474
    1992Minor---------95-
    Totals---1-1---160616