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John WockenfussTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1967-1986 MLB Years: 1974-1985
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Drafted

PositionsC-365, 1B-212, DH-146, OF-110, 3B-4Position when Drafted3B-pPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohnny Bilton Wockenfuss
Height6-0Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 27,1949 [69.235]PlaceWelch,West Virginia
High SchoolJohn Dickinson (Wilmington,DE)

DraftedSelected by the Washington Senators II [Team Picks] in the 42nd round (761st overall) of the 1967 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutAugust 11,1974 [25.165]
OrganizationsDET [10] WS2 [5] PHI [2] TEX [2] SLN [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID19863Retrosheet IDwockj001MLBAM ID124495
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed29Power69Contact68XBH63RBIs67Runs41Hitting55Durability28Team.480Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1967GenevaNYPLA--1837010001000000000.143.143.143.286107.143.000.000.1290.000.000.000.000.000.00
1968GenevaNYPLA--1939132132611417000000000.197.197.311.508416132.172.114.114.2320.000.000.003.0333.0023.08
1969ShelbyWcarA-20391572651120729000000000.325.325.535.8608419157.293.210.210.3850.000.000.004.4622.4337.25
1969BurlingtonCaroA+-2062197233371415000000000.168.168.274.4425412197.150.106.107.1970.000.000.002.0349.2536.36
1969Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         10135449841911144000000000.237.237.390.62713831354.213.153.153.2800.000.000.003.1132.1836.90
1970PittsfieldNYPLA--21123429651061161547000000000.247.247.406.65317432429.220.159.159.2870.000.000.003.5028.6030.19
1971PittsfieldNYPLA--221033313777111941000000000.233.233.353.58611721331.211.120.121.2640.000.000.002.7236.7827.27
1972PittsfieldNYPLA--231254105118202960000000000.288.288.412.70016931410.272.124.124.3170.000.000.002.2045.5626.27
1973SpokanePCLAAA-2420546112016000000000.204.204.296.50016354.189.092.093.2240.000.000.001.8554.0027.27
1973TulsaAmerAAA-24601842249121222000000000.266.266.375.6416915184.258.109.109.2870.000.000.001.0992.0030.61
1973Totals for AAA-AAA         802382860141328000000000.252.252.357.6098518238.243.105.105.2730.000.000.001.2679.3330.00
1974EvansvilleAmerAAA-258423340641121043000000000.275.275.468.74310923233.242.193.193.3340.000.000.004.2923.3035.94
1974Detroit TigersALMLBdet45c251329141002003200100.138.212.172.3845133.143.034.138.1899.096.060.670.000.0025.00
1975EvansvilleAmerAAA-26431422041110628000000000.289.289.493.7827017142.257.204.204.3510.000.000.004.2323.6741.46
1975Detroit TigersALMLBdet45c263511815276341300101501105.229.287.432.7195113130.230.203.288.3247.6911.541.503.0829.5048.15
1976Detroit TigersALMLBdet45c276014418327231003171411003.222.309.361.6705212163.228.139.236.31410.438.590.821.8448.0037.50
1977Detroit TigersALMLBdet14c285316426458192500141800001.274.331.500.8318218178.263.226.311.3647.8710.111.295.0618.2240.00
1978Detroit TigersALMLBdet14of297118723535072201211411147.283.357.422.7797912211.275.139.246.3499.956.640.673.3226.7122.64
1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet141b-c3087231276191154622184021209.264.320.506.82611725254.258.242.320.3627.0915.752.225.9115.4040.98
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet141b-dh3112637256102132166514686430147.274.390.449.83916731444.294.175.349.37815.3214.410.943.6023.2530.39
1981Detroit TigersALMLBdet14dh-1b327017220374092500282200215.215.322.395.7176813202.196.180.343.33013.8610.890.794.4619.1135.14
1982Detroit TigersALMLBdet14c-dh337019328589083200292100223.301.388.472.8609117224.301.171.321.38212.959.380.723.5724.1329.31
1983Detroit TigersALMLBdet14dh-c349224532668194411313700215.269.349.420.76910318278.284.151.278.34611.1513.311.193.2427.2227.27
1984Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi151b-c358618020523162410302401014.289.390.417.8077510211.307.128.300.36814.2211.370.802.8430.0019.23
1985Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi141b363237160002008700013.162.311.162.4736045.200.000.216.23517.7815.560.880.000.000.00
1986Miami MarlinsFSLA+--c3713645858123270108082795440960.269.375.393.76818037550.280.124.310.34514.369.820.681.8245.8030.08
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter795207226754373118631051127727875121452.262.349.432.7818961702373.266.170.301.00011.6711.721.003.6224.0931.31
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter8372734315700125147738982795440960.256.277.396.67310842162826.239.140.172.0002.801.910.682.7235.5130.86
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter207613881653631999000000000.269.269.431.70026458613.246.162.162.0000.000.000.003.1032.2635.15
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter19865581156341149582795440960.238.320.357.67723449747.238.119.249.00010.587.230.681.8746.7931.41
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter391572651120729000000000.325.325.535.8608419157.293.210.210.0000.000.000.004.4622.4337.25
A- Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3931309120328431037166000000000.251.251.383.634502901309.229.132.133.0000.000.000.002.8335.3827.44
Detroit Tigers Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter677185524648570108028441123924774121245.261.346.439.7858151602117.263.178.303.00011.2911.671.033.7823.1932.99
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter11821721583162610383101027.267.376.373.7498110256.289.106.286.00014.8412.110.822.3436.1717.24
Average MLB - Per 162 games162422541111521863125657112311.262.349.432.78118335484.266.170.301.00011.6711.721.003.6224.0931.31
Average Minor - Per 162 games16252961135243157520151010210.256.277.396.67321042547.239.140.172.0002.801.910.682.7235.5130.86

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1986Miami MarlinsFSLA+--Rel370010.1220200102.27330001002.6223.62------0.00--
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0010.1220200102.27330001002.6223.62------0.00--
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0010.1220200102.27330001002.6223.62------0.00--
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings0010.12165016500820220.057724724700082002.6223.62------0.00--

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1974Detroit TigersALMLBdet25C13--4510415955.9324.23-6650.0213100.08.0
1975Detroit TigersALMLBdet26C34--1952344222218.9826.41-261563.473597.121.4
1976Detroit TigersALMLBdet27C59--22119155255240.9414.07-391967.226098.336.6
1977Detroit TigersALMLBdet28C37--1752032198195.9855.27-201262.555369.822.8
1977Detroit TigersALMLBdet28OF9--6---661.0000.67------5317.05.6
1977Detroit TigersALMLBdet28DH3---------------535.71.9
1978Detroit TigersALMLBdet29OF60--8922-9391.9781.52------7184.537.0
1978Detroit TigersALMLBdet29DH2---------------712.81.2
1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet301B31--20518122224223.9967.19------8735.619.3
1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet30C20--10982-119117.9835.85-18675.028723.012.4
1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet30DH18---------------8720.711.2
1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet30OF6--4---441.0000.67------876.93.7
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet311B52--41535841458450.9838.65------12641.332.1
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet31DH28---------------12622.217.3
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet31C25--1231032136133.9785.32-19579.2612619.815.4
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet31OF23--372-139391.0001.70------12618.314.2
1981Detroit TigersALMLBdet32DH39---------------7055.735.8
1981Detroit TigersALMLBdet321B25--1795327187184.9847.36------7035.722.9
1981Detroit TigersALMLBdet32C5--151--16161.0003.20-3-100.0-707.14.6
1981Detroit TigersALMLBdet32OF1--3---331.0003.00------701.40.9
1982Detroit TigersALMLBdet33C24--91102-103101.9814.21-18772.017034.314.8
1982Detroit TigersALMLBdet33DH17---------------7024.310.5
1982Detroit TigersALMLBdet331B17--1223-91251251.0007.35------7024.310.5
1982Detroit TigersALMLBdet33OF10--151--16161.0001.60------7014.36.2
1982Detroit TigersALMLBdet333B1---------------701.40.6
1983Detroit TigersALMLBdet34DH39---------------9242.424.1
1983Detroit TigersALMLBdet34C29--14111-21521521.0005.24-13861.9-9231.517.9
1983Detroit TigersALMLBdet341B13--8410289694.9797.23------9214.18.0
1983Detroit TigersALMLBdet34OF1---------------921.10.6
1983Detroit TigersALMLBdet343B1---------------921.10.6
1984Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi351B39--23113120245244.9966.26------8645.324.1
1984Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35C21--9276110599.9434.71-26486.728624.413.0
1984Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi353B2---------------862.31.2
1985Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi361B7--391-540401.0005.71------3221.94.3
1985Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi36C2--5---551.0002.50------326.31.2
1986Miami Marlins FSLA+-37C96--4036286473465.9834.84-----613670.668.6
1986Miami Marlins FSLA+-371B28--2268322237234.9878.36------13620.620.0
MLB Totals for C - 11 season(s)-   C269--1212119391713701331.9724.95-1888269.6272690.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 7 season(s)-   1B184--1275851513213751360.9897.39------1840.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 7 season(s)-   DH146---------------1460.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 7 season(s)-   OF110--154521161159.9881.45------1100.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B4---------------40.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C96--4036286473465.9834.84-----6960.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B28--2268322237234.9878.36------280.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1974Detroit TigersALMLBdet25-13---------
1975Detroit TigersALMLBdet26-34---------
1976Detroit TigersALMLBdet27-59---------
1977Detroit TigersALMLBdet28-37-------93
1978Detroit TigersALMLBdet29---------602
1979Detroit TigersALMLBdet30-2031------618
1980Detroit TigersALMLBdet31-2552------2328
1981Detroit TigersALMLBdet32-525------139
1982Detroit TigersALMLBdet33-2417--1---1017
1983Detroit TigersALMLBdet34-2913--1---139
1984Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35-2139--2-----
1985Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi36-27--------
1986Miami Marlins FSLA+-37-9628--------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1987Lakeland TigersFSLA+Minordet38Manager1357461.5484.02 Lost in Semi-Finals
1988Glens Falls TigersEastAAMinordet39Manager1378057.584--1 Lost in Semi-Finals
1989Toledo Mud HensILAAAMinordet40Manager1456976.47611.54 
1990Toledo Mud HensILAAAMinordet41Manager1445886.40328.04 
1992Salem BuccaneersCaroA+Minorpit43Manager693336.4786.03 
1993Carolina MudcatsSouAAMinorpit44Manager1417467.5250.52 
* 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

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1997Northeast League Manager of the Year1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1985-08-19Released by Phillies. 
1984-03-24TradeTraded by Tigers with Glenn Wilson to Phillies for Dave Bergman and Willie Hernandez. 
1973-12-03TradeTraded by Cardinals to Tigers for Larry Elliott. 
1973-06-06TradeTraded by Rangers with Mike Nagy to Cardinals for Jim Bibby. 
* 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
1985Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll3660,000-51636-370,78060,00060,000
* 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