#42 John Bottarini, Catcher, 37 yrs, Boston (A) Red Sox
Thursday, 5/11/1946
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John Bottarini

9/14/1908
37
USA,CA,CROCKETT
6"0
195

Catcher
R
R
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Average
Average
Some ability
3 / 6 (Well Known)
2 / 6 (Fair)
Good
Normal
Prone
1.0 Stars
 

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Big League Contract
$ 750,000
1946
8 Year(s), 23 Days (1399 total Days)
43 Day(s)
8 Year(s), 23 Days (1399 total Days)
9 Year(s)
Not eligible
3 Option Year(s) left
  

Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall34263
Versus LHP34263
Versus RHP34263
Talent34173
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1
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2
3
1
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Fielding Ratings
C : 5 (Range), .999 (Fielding Pct.)
Catcher Arm : 5
Infield Arm : 5
Outfield Arm : 5

Game Log, Last 10 Games

DateOpp. ResultABRH2B3BHRRBIBBKSpot  
4/6@WASW 10-2511100301#7  
4/7@NYYW 6-4201000000#3  
4/12CHAL 1-6200000011#7  
4/17DETW 9-6300000001#7  
4/23@PHAL 6-7312100201#7  
4/25@PHAW 7-3000000000#1  
5/6@SLAW 5-4300000002#7  

Batting Stats 1946

BattingGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPSTAVGISO
Overall71842005216.222.300.333.633.571.111
Projected328319900239528.222.300.333.633.571.111
BattingGSPAHPIWCIGDPSHSFTBEBHSBCSSB%RCRC/27
Overall5201000006200.02.03.8
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHP310000000000.333.333.333.667
vs. RHP1532005216001.200.294.333.627
Close/Late100000000000.000.000.000.000
Scoring Position1121005013001.182.308.273.580
Pinch Hitting000000000000.000.000.000.000
 GABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPS
Home2500000012.000.286.000.286
Road51342005204.308.308.462.769
Last Week1300000002.000.000.000.000
March/April61542005214.267.353.400.753
May1300000002.000.000.000.000

Career Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBHPSFKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPSTeams
193870202521502262427326020.257.350.361.712PHA
19391153769925014575035429910.263.331.441.772PHA
194048171431607362518224200.251.326.468.794PHA
1941129441123280177865548113210.279.367.458.825PHA
194288263691208533335717510.262.363.399.762PHA
1943162574108220105855919316101.188.307.279.586PHA
19441344129837075641587110021.238.341.379.720PHA
1945331122580061518102200.223.336.295.631 BOS
1946718420052110600.222.300.333.633BOS
Total7862569621165065375310337421269772.242.338.382.720 

Career Minor League Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
1937, AAA1224001021602472533313400.255.305.475.780
1938, AAA268828507211482200.318.367.614.981

Career Postseason Batting Stats

YearGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
1938484100400200.500.500.6251.125
1939431000120200.333.333.333.667
Total8115100520400.455.455.5451.000

Fielding Stats 1946

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%
Catcher7517201901.00047.03.6417114.3

Player History

Drafted in 3rd round, 34th overall pick, by Philadelphia (A) in 1937...
Had first career hit (double) on 5/3/1938, off Tiny Chaplin (CLE)...
Hit first career homerun on 6/23/1938, off Stuart Jones (CLE)...
Injured on 8/23/1939 with a Scratched Cornea Eye, out for 1-2 weeks...
Injured on 6/4/1940 with a Pulled Anterior Cruciate Ligament, out for 5 weeks...
1/31/1942: Gets a new one-year contract worth $1,757,143 through salary arbitration...
Drove in 6 runs against Boston (A) on 4/6/1942...
Injured on 7/14/1942 with a Pulled Back Muscle, out for 4 weeks...
1/31/1943: Gets a new one-year contract worth $1,757,143 through salary arbitration...
1/31/1944: Gets a new one-year contract worth $1,757,143 through salary arbitration...
Won Gold Glove at Catcher in 1944...
Signed as a free agent by Boston (A) on 2/25/1945 to a 2-year deal worth $750,000 per year...
Batting Leader Boards Appearances
BB
1943 - 91 - 10th
    

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