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John BalazTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1974-1977 MLB Years: 1974-1975
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PositionsOF-39, DH-11Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJohn Lawrence Balaz
Height6-3Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 24,1950 [67.152]PlaceToronto,Ontario
High SchoolPoint Loma (San Diego,CA)
CollegeSan Diego City College (San Diego,CA)

DraftedSelected by the California Angels [Team Picks] in the 5th round (108th overall) of the 1970 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutSeptember 10,1974 [23.290]
OrganizationsCAL [2] LAN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID8411Retrosheet IDbalaj101MLBAM ID110493
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed20Power67Contact22XBH64RBIs68Runs50Hitting57Durability41Team.434Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1974California AngelsALMLBcal8of23144241000150021011000.238.289.310.59913146.290.072.119.2824.3521.745.002.1742.0010.00
1975California AngelsALMLBcal9of24451201029811100052501101.242.270.350.6204210127.295.108.150.2823.9419.695.000.79120.0034.48
1977Albuquerque DukesPCLAAAlan-26120445791292162697235210123600.290.362.539.90124053508.318.249.364.39110.2419.881.945.1217.1241.09
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter591621439812150073512101.241.275.340.6155511173.294.099.142.0004.0520.235.001.1681.0028.21
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter120445791292162697235210123600.290.362.539.90124053508.318.249.364.00010.2419.881.945.1217.1241.09
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter120445791292162697235210123600.290.362.539.90124053508.318.249.364.00010.2419.881.945.1217.1241.09
California Angels Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter591621439812150073512101.241.275.340.6155511173.294.099.142.0004.0520.235.001.1681.0028.21
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624453810722354100199635303.241.275.340.61515130475.294.099.142.0004.0520.235.001.1681.0028.21
Average Minor - Per 162 games16260110717428835131347013634800.290.362.539.90132472686.318.249.364.00010.2419.881.945.1217.1241.09

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1974California AngelsALMLBcal23OF12--17---17171.0001.42------1485.77.4
1975California AngelsALMLBcal24OF27--403-143431.0001.59------4560.016.8
1975California AngelsALMLBcal24DH11---------------4524.46.8
MLB Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF39--573-160601.0001.54------390.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH11---------------110.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1974California AngelsALMLBcal23---------12-
1975California AngelsALMLBcal24---------2711

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1976-03-03TradeTraded by Angels with Dave Machemer and Dick Sharon to Red Sox for Dick Drago. 
* 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.