1B John Simpson #16
Age: 38 | Bats: L | Throws: L | Morale: Great
10/25/1953
1B JOHN SIMPSON #16 - AGE: 38 - BATS: L - THROWS: L - MORALE: GREAT
G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K AVG OBP SLG SB WAR
96 189 48 8 1 7 23 19 9 .254 .332 .418 0 -0.4
BATTING RATINGS (OSA)
Overall Pot. Overall Vs Left Vs Right Pot.  
Contact 60 50 65 60
Gap 60 50 65 60
Power 40 35 40 40
Eye 55 45 60 55
Avoid K's 80 75 80 80
FIELDING RATINGS
Catcher Infield Outfield
Range: - 25 20
Errors: - 25 45
Arm: 20 35 25
Turn DP: - 25 -
Ability: 20 - -
POSITION RATINGS
Pitcher: - Shortstop: -
Catcher: - Left Field: -
1st Base: 25 Center Field: -
2nd Base: - Right Field: -
3rd Base: -
       
RUN/BUNT
Running Speed: 20
Stealing Ability: 25
Baserunning Inst.: 20
Sacrifice Bunt: 40
Bunt for Hit: 25
   
GAME LOG, LAST 10 GAMES
Date Vs. Result AB R H BI HR BB K SB
10/04/1953 DET Loss, 3-7 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
10/03/1953 DET Win, 7-6 3 2 2 3 1 2 0 0
10/02/1953 DET Loss, 5-7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
09/30/1953 CLE Loss, 2-3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
09/23/1953 @ DET Win, 8-4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
09/21/1953 @ DET Loss, 3-5 5 0 2 1 0 0 1 0
09/20/1953 @ CLE Loss, 2-6 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
09/16/1953 @ PIT Win, 4-0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
09/13/1953 @ CIN Loss, 8-10 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
09/10/1953 @ NYK Loss, 1-2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
PERSONALITY
Simpson has good leadership skills.
High: Leader
Birthday:10/10/1915
Born in:Peekskill, NY
Nationality:American
Height:6' 0"
Weight:230 lbs
Local Popularity:Popular
National Pop.:Fair
STATUS
Contract:Major League Contract
Salary:$15,000
Signed Through:1954 Season
Major Service:14 Years, None
Service This Yr:174 Days
40-Man Service:None, None
Pro Service:13 Years
Arbitration Eligibility:Not eligible, free agent after contract expires!
Option Years:3 option years left
Contract Extension: -
Drafted:-
THE AMERICAN CIRCUITS 1953 BATTING STATS
Batting G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WOBA ISO wRC+
Overall 96 189 48 8 1 7 23 22 19 9 .254 .332 .418 .750 .328 .164 103
Batting GS PA HP IW CI GDP SH SF TB EBH SB CS SB% RC RC/27 WAR  
Overall 39 216 4 2 0 6 2 2 79 16 0 0 0.0 26.0 4.66 -0.4  
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
Versus Left   49 12 2 0 2 7 6 2 4 1 0 3 .245 .309 .408 .717
Versus Right   140 36 6 1 5 16 14 17 5 1 2 1 .257 .340 .421 .761
Batting   AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SF SH HP AVG OBP SLG OPS
April   34 12 4 0 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 1 .353 .389 .559 .948
May   52 12 1 0 1 6 4 5 2 2 1 1 .231 .300 .308 .608
June   24 5 0 0 1 2 5 3 3 0 0 2 .208 .345 .333 .678
July   29 5 0 0 1 3 5 6 1 0 0 0 .172 .314 .276 .590
August   24 4 1 0 1 2 2 1 1 0 1 0 .167 .200 .333 .533
September   21 7 2 1 1 5 1 1 2 0 0 0 .333 .364 .667 1.030
October   5 3 0 0 1 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 .600 .714 1.200 1.914
Spring Training   56 13 3 0 0 3 5 6 2 0 0 0 .232 .306 .286 .592
Last Year   455 133 27 1 6 64 61 47 5 7 1 4 .292 .359 .396 .754
2 Years Ago   583 168 39 2 18 94 85 68 8 5 0 4 .288 .364 .455 .818
Career   6907 2042 396 24 185 962 939 767 258 71 14 45 .296 .366 .440 .807
Home   82 20 3 1 4 13 11 11 1 2 1 2 .244 .340 .451 .791
Road   107 28 5 0 3 10 11 8 8 0 1 2 .262 .325 .393 .717
Grass   189 48 8 1 7 23 22 19 9 2 2 4 .254 .332 .418 .750
Day   115 35 7 1 4 15 16 9 4 1 1 3 .304 .367 .487 .854
Night   74 13 1 0 3 8 6 10 5 1 1 1 .176 .279 .311 .590
As Starter   148 35 7 0 4 15 15 12 8 2 0 2 .236 .299 .365 .664
As Reliever / Substitution   41 13 1 1 3 8 7 7 1 0 2 2 .317 .440 .610 1.050
Pinch Hitting   39 13 1 1 3 8 5 6 1 0 2 2 .333 .447 .641 1.088
Close/Late   64 15 2 1 4 11 9 8 4 0 2 1 .234 .329 .484 .813
Inning 1-3   56 18 3 0 0 6 3 2 4 1 0 0 .321 .339 .375 .714
Inning 4-6   44 8 2 0 1 4 4 5 1 1 0 2 .182 .288 .295 .584
Inning 7-9   80 19 3 1 6 13 12 11 3 0 2 2 .237 .344 .525 .869
Extra Innings   9 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 .333 .400 .333 .733
0 Outs   76 20 3 0 3 4 13 8 3 1 2 0 .263 .329 .421 .750
1 Outs   57 15 2 1 2 11 2 4 2 1 0 2 .263 .328 .439 .767
2 Outs   56 13 3 0 2 8 5 7 4 0 0 2 .232 .338 .393 .731
Scoring Position   54 13 0 1 3 18 6 8 3 2 2 2 .241 .348 .444 .793
Bases Empty   90 25 5 0 4 4 13 6 4 0 0 2 .278 .337 .467 .803
Runner on 1st   45 10 3 0 0 1 1 5 2 0 0 0 .222 .300 .289 .589
Runner on 2nd   24 4 0 0 1 3 2 3 3 0 2 0 .167 .259 .292 .551
Runner on 3rd   2 2 0 0 0 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 1.000 .800 1.000 1.800
Runner on 1st & 2nd   16 6 0 0 2 8 3 1 0 0 0 2 .375 .474 .750 1.224
Runner on 1st & 3rd   6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .143 .000 .143
Runner on 2nd & 3rd   2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .333 .000 .333
Bases Loaded   4 1 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 .200 .750 .950
Two Strikes   67 14 0 0 2 9 6 8 9 1 0 2 .209 .308 .299 .606
First Pitch   36 9 2 1 0 5 1 2 0 1 0 1 .250 .300 .361 .661
Count 0-1   23 7 2 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 .304 .304 .391 .696
Count 0-2   8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Count 1-0   22 6 2 0 2 5 2 0 0 0 1 1 .273 .304 .636 .941
Count 1-1   13 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .154 .154 .231 .385
Count 1-2   25 7 0 0 2 7 3 0 3 0 0 1 .280 .308 .520 .828
Count 2-0   7 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .429 .429 .571 1.000
Count 2-1   13 3 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .231 .462 .692
Count 2-2   24 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 5 1 0 1 .167 .192 .167 .359
Count 3-0   1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 .000 .800 .000 .800
Count 3-1   7 4 0 0 2 3 4 5 0 0 0 0 .571 .750 1.429 2.179
Full Count   10 3 0 0 0 0 3 8 0 0 0 0 .300 .611 .300 .911
Behind in Count   56 14 2 0 2 7 7 0 4 0 1 1 .250 .263 .393 .656
Ahead in Count   50 16 3 0 5 9 9 9 0 0 1 1 .320 .433 .680 1.113
Batting Leadoff   1 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 4.000 5.000
Batting 2nd   1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Batting 3rd   41 8 2 0 1 3 1 2 5 1 0 1 .195 .244 .317 .562
Batting 4th   36 13 1 0 1 7 6 4 2 1 0 1 .361 .429 .472 .901
Batting 5th   45 9 1 0 2 5 6 3 1 0 0 0 .200 .250 .356 .606
Batting 6th   25 5 2 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 .200 .259 .280 .539
Batting 7th   10 4 1 1 0 3 1 3 0 0 0 0 .400 .538 .700 1.238
Batting 8th   10 3 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 .300 .364 .600 .964
Batting 9th   20 5 1 0 1 1 3 4 0 0 0 2 .250 .423 .450 .873
Low Leverage   60 15 4 0 2 2 9 6 1 0 0 1 .250 .328 .417 .745
Medium Leverage   68 17 4 0 0 5 3 7 7 1 0 2 .250 .333 .309 .642
High Leverage   60 16 0 1 5 16 8 6 1 1 2 1 .267 .338 .550 .888
CAREER BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
1938 Cleveland - MLB 22 73 94 21 3 0 0 10 7 13 0 0 16 0 0 .223 .318 .255 .573 56 61 -0.7
1939 Cleveland - MLB 23 150 573 177 34 2 22 102 83 55 3 6 65 1 0 .309 .369 .490 .859 126 125 2.6
1940 Cleveland - MLB 24 158 610 197 36 2 17 88 96 71 3 8 33 1 0 .323 .392 .472 .864 134 135 3.9
1941 Cleveland - MLB 25 157 617 200 40 5 24 91 102 71 0 2 28 0 0 .324 .393 .522 .915 156 160 5.5
1942 Cleveland - MLB 26 157 619 164 24 2 14 80 65 60 5 8 16 0 0 .265 .331 .378 .709 112 118 1.7
1943 Cleveland - MLB 27 153 609 165 43 2 10 63 66 55 3 5 14 0 1 .271 .332 .397 .729 115 117 2.1
1946 Cleveland - MLB 30 137 496 134 21 1 9 55 58 29 6 6 16 0 0 .270 .315 .371 .686 103 107 0.9
1947 Cleveland - MLB 31 138 513 157 28 1 15 70 50 46 2 3 16 0 0 .306 .363 .452 .816 130 135 2.7
1948 Cleveland - MLB 32 141 504 137 29 1 11 61 70 73 5 11 8 0 1 .272 .363 .399 .761 108 113 1.2
1949 Cleveland - MLB 33 58 223 70 10 3 9 36 39 29 1 3 8 0 0 .314 .391 .507 .897 140 141 0.6
1949 St. Louis - MLB 33 94 325 103 24 0 7 43 52 51 2 1 5 1 0 .317 .412 .455 .867 135 141 1.1
1949 Total - MLB 33 152 548 173 34 3 16 79 91 80 3 4 13 1 0 .316 .403 .476 .879 137 141 1.7
1950 St. Louis - MLB 34 141 497 168 30 1 16 82 83 80 3 4 11 1 0 .338 .430 .499 .929 139 139 1.7
1951 St. Louis - MLB 35 155 583 168 39 2 18 94 85 68 4 5 8 0 0 .288 .364 .455 .818 124 126 1.2
1952 St. Louis - MLB 36 137 455 133 27 1 6 64 61 47 4 7 5 0 0 .292 .359 .396 .754 118 119 0.0
1953 St. Louis - MLB 37 96 189 48 8 1 7 23 22 19 4 2 9 0 0 .254 .332 .418 .750 98 103 -0.4
Total MLB 1945 6907 2042 396 24 185 962 939 767 45 71 258 4 2 .296 .366 .440 .807 124 127 24.2
CAREER MINOR LEAGUE BATTING STATS
Year/Team/League Age G AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB HP SF K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS OPS+ wRC+ WAR
CAREER FIELDING STATS
Year/Team/League POS G GS PO A DP TC E PCT INN RNG ZR EFF PB RSTA RTO RTO%
1938 Cleveland - MLB C 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 3.0 3.00 +0.0 .000 0 0 0 0.0
1938 Cleveland - MLB 1B 2 0 4 0 0 4 0 1.000 4.0 9.00 0.0 .000
1938 Cleveland - MLB 3B 1 1 1 3 1 4 0 1.000 8.0 4.50 +0.1 1.062
1938 Cleveland - MLB SS 11 10 16 23 6 51 12 .765 93.2 3.75 -6.5 .537
1939 Cleveland - MLB 1B 143 142 1186 63 120 1263 14 .989 1254.2 8.96 -4.7 .956
1940 Cleveland - MLB 1B 158 158 1247 71 125 1339 21 .984 1350.0 8.79 -2.0 .959
1941 Cleveland - MLB 1B 157 157 1298 79 142 1399 22 .984 1344.1 9.22 -5.1 .952
1942 Cleveland - MLB 1B 157 157 1340 84 118 1438 14 .990 1395.0 9.19 -8.4 .941
1943 Cleveland - MLB 1B 151 151 1271 71 123 1357 15 .989 1254.2 9.63 -4.9 .965
1946 Cleveland - MLB 1B 120 119 954 39 87 1005 12 .988 1025.0 8.72 -4.5 .958
1947 Cleveland - MLB 1B 128 125 1082 73 89 1163 8 .993 1114.0 9.33 -6.1 .956
1948 Cleveland - MLB 1B 134 134 1096 53 123 1162 13 .989 1173.2 8.81 -7.4 .913
1949 Cleveland - MLB 1B 55 55 488 28 66 526 10 .981 486.2 9.54 -13.2 .745
1949 St. Louis - MLB 1B 87 85 706 33 102 740 1 .999 722.1 9.21 -18.5 .737
1950 St. Louis - MLB 1B 133 132 1108 49 120 1167 10 .991 1125.0 9.26 -24.2 .758
1951 St. Louis - MLB 1B 149 149 1180 56 124 1255 19 .985 1253.0 8.88 -23.0 .815
1952 St. Louis - MLB 1B 116 110 862 48 86 929 19 .980 953.0 8.59 -16.3 .805
1953 St. Louis - MLB 1B 46 39 315 23 23 343 5 .985 356.1 8.54 -5.7 .846
1953 St. Louis - MLB RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.0 0.00 0.0 .000
TOTAL C 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1.000 3.0 3.00 +0.0 .000 0 0 0 0.0
TOTAL 1B 1736 1713 14137 770 1448 15090 183 .988 14811.2 9.06 -143.8 .893
TOTAL 3B 1 1 1 3 1 4 0 1.000 8.0 4.50 +0.1 1.062
TOTAL SS 11 10 16 23 6 51 12 .765 93.2 3.75 -6.5 .537
PLAYER HISTORY
10/27/1937 Signed a 1-year minor league contract with the Cleveland Bobcats organization.
01/01/1938 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 10 (16); Power: 4 (8); Eye: 8 (10).
04/12/1938 Named the #17 prospect in the MLB
08/10/1938 Injured (Lacerated hand), out for 2 weeks.
01/01/1939 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 13 (16); Power: 7 (8); Eye: 10 (10).
07/09/1939 Was selected to the 1939 American Circuit All-Star Game.
09/01/1939 Wins the MLB NBL Rookie of the Month Award.
09/10/1939 Injured (Undisclosed injury), out for 3 days.
01/01/1940 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 15 (16); Power: 9 (9); Eye: 11 (11).
07/14/1940 Was selected to the 1940 American Circuit All-Star Game.
09/16/1940 Goes 5-5 against the Detroit Wolverines, with 1 2B, 1 HR, 4 RBI and 3 R.
01/01/1941 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 15 (16); Power: 9 (9); Eye: 11 (11).
07/07/1941 Wins the MLB NBL Player of the Week Award.
07/13/1941 Was selected to the 1941 American Circuit All-Star Game.
07/14/1941 Wins the MLB NBL Player of the Week Award.
08/01/1941 Wins the MLB NBL Batter of the Month Award.
01/01/1942 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 16 (16); Power: 9 (9); Eye: 11 (11).
07/06/1942 Wins the MLB NBL Player of the Week Award.
07/12/1942 Was selected to the 1942 American Circuit All-Star Game.
01/01/1943 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 17 (17); Power: 9 (9); Eye: 10 (10).
08/02/1943 Wins the MLB NBL Player of the Week Award.
10/26/1943 Injured (Mild hip strain), out for 2 weeks.
01/01/1944 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 16 (16); Power: 8 (8); Eye: 10 (11).
01/02/1944 Entered military service.
10/25/1945 Returned from military service.
01/01/1946 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 65 (65); Power: 40 (45); Eye: 45 (50).
01/01/1947 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 65 (65); Power: 40 (45); Eye: 50 (55).
01/01/1948 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 65 (65); Power: 40 (45); Eye: 50 (55).
01/01/1949 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 60 (65); Power: 40 (40); Eye: 50 (55).
05/24/1949 Hits three home runs against the Pittsburgh Industrials, going 3-3 with 8 RBI and 3 runs scored!
05/30/1949 Wins the MLB NBL Player of the Week Award.
06/20/1949 Was traded by the Cleveland Bobcats to the St. Louis Explorers in exchange for CF Mike Carlson, 2B Larry Redman.
07/04/1949 Was selected to the 1949 The American Circuits All-Star Game.
01/01/1950 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 65 (65); Power: 40 (40); Eye: 50 (55).
08/23/1950 Injured (Virus), day-to-day for 3 days.
09/07/1950 Goes 5-5 against the Cincinnati Packers, with 2 2B, 0 RBI and 3 R.
01/01/1951 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 65 (65); Power: 40 (40); Eye: 55 (60).
05/21/1951 Wins the MLB NBL Player of the Week Award.
01/01/1952 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 65 (65); Power: 40 (40); Eye: 55 (60).
01/01/1953 OSA scouting updated ratings (potential): Contact: 65 (65); Power: 40 (40); Eye: 55 (60).
04/22/1953 Collects his 2000th career The American Circuits hit!
LEADERBOARD APPEARANCES
Year GS Rank
1940 158 1
1941 157 6
1942 157 5
Year H Rank
1940 197 9
1941 200 4
Year TB Rank
1941 322 3
Year 2B Rank
1941 40 1
1943 43 1
1949 34 8
1951 39 3
Year HR Rank
1939 22 2
1941 24 4
Year RBI Rank
1939 102 10
1951 94 10
Year R Rank
1941 102 5
Year IBB Rank
1940 9 6
1950 5 4
Year HP Rank
1942 5 6
1946 6 6
1948 5 7
Year SF Rank
1940 8 5
1942 8 5
1948 11 2
Year EBH Rank
1941 69 2
1943 55 5
1951 59 8
Year AVG Rank
1941 .324 6
1947 .306 6
1949 .316 7
1950 .338 5
Year OBP Rank
1950 .430 9
Year SLG Rank
1941 .522 4
Year RC Rank
1940 115.42 10
1941 124.74 3
Year RC/27 Rank
1941 7.71 7
1949 7.17 9
Year ISO Rank
1939 .182 6
1941 .198 3
Year WOBA Rank
1941 .414 6
1949 .405 10
Year OPS Rank
1941 .915 5
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