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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
John Hardin Stearns
Stat Years
1970-1985  [mlb] 1974-1984
6-0 / 185
Right / Right
C (786) ... 1B (99) ... 3B (52) ... OF (6) ... SS (1)
Draft Position
Born Date/Place
1951-08-21 in Denver, Colorado   [70.105]
High School
Jefferson (Denver,CO)
University of Colorado (Boulder,Colorado)
Selected by the Philadelphia Phillies in Round #1 (#2 overall) of the 1973 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1974-09-22 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.032)
Service Time
NYN [10] PHI [1] CIN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 18403 ... retro id: steaj001 ... mlbam id: 122702
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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    1974Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi922cL-S-E-P112010000000000000.500.500.5001.000210.000.000.5000.
    1975New York MetsNLMLBnyn1623cL-S-E-P25916925325131041171523246.
    1976Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-24c---3102332641031721045118712943000.310.437.464.90141015429.377.154.31717.327.070.4133.22.4428.2
    1976New York MetsNLMLBnyn1624cL-S-E-P33210313276021012161110104.262.364.379.743121398.262.117.27513.229.090.6951.51.6529.6
    1977New York MetsNLMLBnyn1225cL-S-E-P4139431521082511255987776714715.251.370.397.76752017138.327.146.27714.8114.620.9935.92.3135.2
    1978New York MetsNLMLBnyn1226cL-S-E-P514347765126241157325137057826411.264.364.413.77756319740.321.149.27012.4310.120.8131.82.6631.8
    1979New York MetsNLMLBnyn1227cL-S-E-P61555385813129296615155257435521.243.312.355.66760219140.208.112.2568.649.471.1059.81.5030.5
    1980New York MetsNLMLBnyn1228cL-S-E-P791319429125104573332412815.285.346.370.71636311826.201.085.3009.096.610.730.00.0028.6
    1981New York MetsNLMLBnyn1229cL-S-E-P88027325741211241222417071210.271.329.333.6623059114.187.062.2857.875.570.71273.00.3318.9
    1982New York MetsNLMLBnyn1230cL-S-E-P99835246103253428177303525328.293.349.415.76439214632.236.122.3137.658.931.1788.01.0231.1
    1983New York MetsNLMLBnyn1231cL-S-E-P1040200000000000000.
    1984Tidewater TidesILAAAnyn-32c-3b---111028470101215700100.250.353.321.6743491.286.071.31814.7120.591.400.00.0014.3
    1984New York MetsNLMLBnyn1232c-1bL-S-E-P11817631001104200000.176.333.235.5682141.353.059.20019.059.520.500.00.0033.3
    1985Denver ZephyrsAmerAAAcin-331b---127223546628331998393412320.264.367.362.7292808514.268.098.29413.9312.140.8778.31.0722.6
    MLB Totals (11 yrs)8102681334696152104631291513232942523302580.260.341.375.71630821006208.251.115.27410.489.540.9158.31.4929.9
    National League Totals (11 yrs)8102681334696152104631291513232942523302580.260.341.375.71630821006208.251.115.27410.489.540.9158.31.4929.9
    Minor League Totals82263506984320119444112420.262.365.357.7223149415.270.095.29614.0113.060.9387.70.9621.7
    Minor: AAA Totals82263506984320119444112420.262.365.357.7223149415.270.095.29614.0113.060.9387.70.9621.7
    New York Mets Totals (10 yrs)8092679334695152104631291513232942523302580.259.341.375.71630801005208.251.116.27410.499.550.9158.21.4929.9
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (1 yrs)12010000000000000.500.500.5001.000210.000.000.5000.
    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
    1974Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB22C101.01000111.0001.001.000.6100.04
    1975New York MetsNLMLB23C540432.22974029339337.9946.200.7833.391.52
    1976Tidewater TidesILAAA24C8400.03986188467459.9835.500.0060.982.41
    1976Tidewater TidesILAAA243B2100.01839626357.9052.700.0015.220.63
    1976New York MetsNLMLB24C300256.12002032223220.9877.300.8618.593.83
    1977New York MetsNLMLB25C12701,045.0742761512833818.9826.400.7878.491.41
    1977New York MetsNLMLB251B6041.1303233533.9435.500.803.74.38
    1978New York MetsNLMLB26C14101,202.171184127807795.9855.600.6687.098.61
    1978New York MetsNLMLB263B101.1000000.0000.
    1979New York MetsNLMLB27C12101,029.2628851211725713.9835.900.6974.778.11
    1979New York MetsNLMLB271B160130.111480161221221.0007.600.949.910.33
    1979New York MetsNLMLB273B11066.0514222119.9051.700.296.87.15
    1979New York MetsNLMLB27OF6040.2702097.7781.
    1980New York MetsNLMLB28C740618.04324176480473.9856.400.7745.781.32
    1980New York MetsNLMLB281B160128.012018110139138.9938.601.089.917.63
    1980New York MetsNLMLB283B103.00301331.0003.
    1981New York MetsNLMLB29C660551.23023867346340.9835.200.6264.182.51
    1981New York MetsNLMLB291B9061.05880466661.0007.301.088.711.34
    1981New York MetsNLMLB293B4028.0061076.8571.500.213.95.03
    1982New York MetsNLMLB30C810705.13796169446440.9875.400.6250.082.71
    1982New York MetsNLMLB303B12091.0513402218.8181.500.207.412.24
    1984Tidewater TidesILAAA32C300.0112111413.9294.300.002.130.04
    1984Tidewater TidesILAAA321B200.01530218181.0009.000.001.420.05
    1984Tidewater TidesILAAA323B200.02200441.0002.000.001.420.05
    1984Tidewater TidesILAAA32SS100.04100551.0005.000.000.710.05
    1984New York MetsNLMLB32C4027.12010121211.0005.300.772.550.05
    1984New York MetsNLMLB321B2012.08103991.0004.500.751.225.06
    1985Denver ZephyrsAmerAAA331B4800.041061638477471.9879.800.0033.866.72
    MLB Totals - (C)69905,8673712446636416.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (1B)4903723303833618.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (3B)29018910367312.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (OF)6040702011.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (C)8700409639915.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (1B)500042564640110.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (3B)230020416213.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (SS)100410015.0000.000.00---------
    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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