#42 John Bottarini, Catcher, 36 yrs, Boston (A) Red Sox
Monday, 8/7/1945
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John Bottarini

9/14/1908
36
USA,CA,CROCKETT
6"0
190

Catcher
R
R
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Average
Average
Some ability
3 / 6 (Well Known)
4 / 6 (Popular)
Good
Normal
Prone
1.0 Stars
 

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Big League Contract
$ 750,000
1946
7 Year(s), 113 Days (1317 total Days)
133 Day(s)
7 Year(s), 113 Days (1317 total Days)
8 Year(s)
Not eligible
3 Option Year(s) left
  

Ratings

BattingContactGapPowerDiscipline/EyeAvoid K's
Overall35363
Versus LHP35363
Versus RHP35363
Talent46373
Running & Bunting Ratings
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1
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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  
6/17DETW 8-3400000001#7  
6/18DETW 10-3512100001#6  
6/21@CHAW 9-8100000001#9  
6/24SLAW 7-4400000000#7  
6/28@CLEL 4-5311000011#7  
7/13@WASW 17-4511000011#7  
7/14@DETL 2-3401000000#7  
7/24@NYYL 6-8402000000#7  
7/26@NYYL 5-6300000012#7  
8/3@DETW 13-3522000010#7  

Batting Stats 1945

BattingGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPSTAVGISO
Overall2172174001121411.236.360.292.652.614.056
Projected31106256001182116.236.360.292.652.614.056
BattingGSPAHPIWCIGDPSHSFTBEBHSBCSSB%RCRC/27
Overall198700021021400.08.43.9
 ABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSFSHHPAVGOBPSLGOPS
vs. LHP622000101000.333.333.6671.000
vs. RHP66152001111410010.227.362.258.620
Close/Late930000101010.333.300.333.633
Scoring Position1910001073010.053.296.053.349
Pinch Hitting100000001000.000.000.000.000
 GABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKAVGOBPSLGOPS
Home113773000464.189.302.270.573
Road1035101001887.286.409.314.723
Last Week1520000210.400.500.400.900
March/April51843000451.222.391.389.780
May41030001221.300.385.300.685
June72341000346.174.296.217.514
July41640000123.250.333.250.583
August1520000210.400.500.400.900

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
194521721740011214001100.236.360.292.652 BOS
Total7672511609159065365305332401268072.243.339.384.722 

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 1945

PositionGGSPOADPTCEPCTINNRANGEPBRSTARTORTO%
Catcher20198170902.978167.14.84214321.4

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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