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George BjorkmanTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1977-1985 MLB Years: 1983-1983
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PositionsC-635, 1B-30, OF-14, 3B-4Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameGeorge Anton Bjorkman
Height6-2Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 26,1956 [61.298]PlaceOntario,California
CollegeOral Roberts University (Tulsa,OK), Chaffey College (Rancho Cucamonga,CA)

DraftedSelected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 4th round (93rd overall) of the 1978 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutJuly 10,1983 [26.318]
OrganizationsSLN [5] MON [2] BAL [1] HOU [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID8849Retrosheet IDbjorg101MLBAM ID111031
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed39Power92Contact27XBH94RBIs58Runs34Hitting42Durability59Team.497Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1977Oral RobertsCollegeJrc20481514046141104463313000000.305.423.6091.0329225182.324.304.530.44617.0316.480.975.4915.1054.35
1978Oral RobertsCollegeSrc21572205870113216330484000000.318.440.6821.12215035268.308.364.595.48917.9114.930.837.8410.4850.00
1978Johnson City CardinalsAppRksln-c2112418110148006420000.268.388.610.99825549.212.342.488.44012.248.160.678.1610.2545.45
1978Gastonia CardinalsWcarAsln-c2146152203911062211222810400.257.346.447.7936817179.270.190.336.35712.2915.641.273.3525.3343.59
1978Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         581932850111103011283230400.259.355.482.8379322228.258.223.368.37512.2814.041.144.3919.3044.00
1979St. Petersburg CardinalsFSLA+sln-c22118384569521295356738281600.247.374.383.75714732472.288.136.323.34815.4717.371.121.9142.6733.68
1980Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-c2370196204714141872274833100.240.339.383.7227519230.297.143.306.33111.7420.871.781.7449.0040.43
1981Springfield RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-c241073236982141286624728621140.254.392.563.95518243399.257.309.526.42518.0521.551.197.0211.5452.44
1982Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-c2510831759661921443957810365330.208.371.413.78413135409.256.205.464.35719.0725.181.323.4222.6453.03
1983Columbus AstrosSouAAhou-c26702303658163123635465232310.252.379.504.88311631284.272.252.443.39016.2018.311.134.2319.1753.45
1983Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-c2617577135004015901000.228.290.316.60618563.271.088.158.2787.9414.291.800.000.0038.46
1983Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         872874371213124036516133310.247.363.467.83013436347.272.220.387.37014.7017.581.203.4623.9250.70
1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou20c2629758174021400162911041.227.370.360.73027693.341.133.347.32517.2031.181.812.1537.5035.29
1984Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon10c2791235256121062733296421020.260.346.426.77210027267.333.166.289.34710.8623.972.212.2539.1744.26
1985Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-c281131373000202700000.226.273.323.59610333.292.097.226.2696.0621.213.500.000.0042.86
1985Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-c2858153193712051411223313000.242.341.418.7596417179.278.176.320.34212.2918.441.502.7930.6045.95
1985Totals for AAA-AAA         69184224415051431244013000.239.330.402.7327420212.281.163.304.33011.3218.871.672.3636.8045.45
MLB Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter29758174021400162911041.227.370.360.73027693.341.133.347.00017.2031.181.812.1537.5035.29
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter708211932251613610882913328382516281718100.244.364.442.8069362342564.279.198.381.00014.9020.121.353.4324.0845.35
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter39211161822667435315417142083021111490.238.362.453.8155051301350.278.215.403.00015.4122.371.453.9321.0648.87
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1404265610530416541077310065410.246.361.448.80919150514.283.202.380.00014.2019.461.373.1126.6347.62
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter118384569521295356738281600.247.374.383.75714732472.288.136.323.00015.4717.371.121.9142.6733.68
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter46152203911062211222810400.257.346.447.7936817179.270.190.336.00012.2915.641.273.3525.3343.59
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12418110148006420000.268.388.610.99825549.212.342.488.00012.248.160.678.1610.2545.45
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter105371981162543110793797000000.313.433.6521.08524260450.315.339.569.00017.5615.560.896.8911.9751.72
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter29758174021400162911041.227.370.360.73027693.341.133.347.00017.2031.181.812.1537.5035.29
Average MLB - Per 162 games162419459522011780089162660226.227.370.360.73015134520.341.133.347.00017.2031.181.812.1537.5035.29
Average Minor - Per 162 games162485741183122067868711864420.244.364.442.80621454587.279.198.381.00014.9020.121.353.4324.0845.35

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Johnson City Cardinals AppRksln21C11--7810-188881.0008.00-----31291.715.7
1978Gastonia Cardinals WcarAsln21C45--2083886254246.9695.47-----84697.832.1
1979St. Petersburg Cardinals FSLA+sln22C100--55667147637623.9786.23-----1211884.774.1
1979St. Petersburg Cardinals FSLA+sln221B1--71-1881.0008.00------1180.80.7
1980Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln23C50--27830106318308.9696.16------7071.436.8
1980Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln23OF13--20---20201.0001.54------7018.69.6
1981Springfield Redbirds AmerAAAsln24C104--53761143612598.9775.75-----910797.276.5
1981Springfield Redbirds AmerAAAsln24OF1--1---111.0001.00------1070.90.7
1982Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln25C103--530601210602590.9805.73-----1010895.476.3
1983Columbus Astros SouAAhou26C54--28648117345334.9686.19-----127077.137.8
1983Columbus Astros SouAAhou261B8--586-564641.0008.00------7011.45.6
1983Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou26C16--726--78781.0004.88------1794.111.3
1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26C29--136161-153152.9935.24-24875.0429100.017.9
1984Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon27C74--3613542400396.9905.35-----79181.348.1
1984Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon271B8--424154746.9795.75------918.85.2
1984Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon273B4---61-76.8571.50------914.42.6
1985Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal28C41--1722344199195.9804.76------5870.729.5
1985Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal281B13--8841129392.9897.08------5822.49.4
1985Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon28C8--391--40401.0005.00------1172.75.6
MLB Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C29--136161-153152.9935.24-24875.04290.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 5 season(s)-   C346--1711186341919311897.9825.48-----263460.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B21--1308217140138.9866.57------210.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B4---61-76.8571.50------40.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for C - 2 season(s)-   C104--564782113663642.9686.17-----121040.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF13--20---20201.0001.54------130.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B8--586-564641.0008.00------80.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C100--55667147637623.9786.23-----121000.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--71-1881.0008.00------10.00.0
A Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C45--2083886254246.9695.47-----8450.00.0
Rk Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C11--7810-188881.0008.00-----3110.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Johnson City Cardinals AppRksln21-11---------
1978Gastonia Cardinals WcarAsln21-45---------
1979St. Petersburg Cardinals FSLA+sln22-1001--------
1980Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln23-50-------13-
1981Springfield Redbirds AmerAAAsln24-104-------1-
1982Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln25-103---------
1983Columbus Astros SouAAhou26-548--------
1983Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou26-16---------
1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26-29---------
1984Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon27-748--4-----
1985Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal28-4113--------
1985Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon28-8---------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1984-03-26TradeTraded by Astros to Expos for Tom Wieghaus. 
1983-03-16TradeTraded by Cardinals to Astros for Jeff Meadows. 
1981-04-07Returned to Cardinals. 
* 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.