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John Donaldson
John Wesley Donaldson
 
 
Born: February 20, 1891 in Glasgow, MO
Died: April 14, 1970 - 79 years old in Chicago, IL
Bats: L Throws: L Ht: 6'1" Wt: 180
Pitching Ratings (?)
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Notes:
- Buried: Burr Oak Cemetery, Alsip IL

Overall

Multi-Team Years

Pitching Stats
Yr
Tm
Lg
 
W
L
G
R
H
K
 
RP
FHL
24.9
SP
 
0
4
.000
4
4
2
0
0
30.7
19
13
31
1
1
0
13
24
0
2
145
 
3.82
82
1.435
16.6
9.0
1.85
ALL
WES
25.4
SP
 
2
0
1.000
2
2
2
0
0
15.0
7
6
12
2
1
0
6
19
0
2
64
 
3.60
86
1.200
29.7
9.4
3.17
ALL
WES
26.4
SP
 
3
4
.429
8
7
7
0
1
60.0
20
13
41
7
2
0
13
45
0
2
238
 
1.95
137
0.900
18.9
5.5
3.46
MULT
-
27.4
SP
 
6
5
.546
13
11
10
3
0
103.3
33
24
96
10
2
0
30
51
1
2
437
 
2.09
163
1.219
11.7
6.9
1.70
DS
IND
28.4
SP
 
5
5
.500
11
10
9
2
0
85.0
31
22
68
15
2
0
29
38
0
2
340
 
2.33
145
1.141
11.2
8.5
1.31
KCM
NNL
29.4
SP
 
6
6
.500
14
10
8
1
1
95.3
50
40
100
16
5
0
25
54
0
1
400
 
3.78
94
1.311
13.5
6.3
2.16
KCM
NNL
30.4
SW
 
0
3
.000
8
3
1
0
1
41.7
27
23
41
8
4
0
11
15
0
1
173
 
4.97
81
1.248
8.7
6.4
1.36
7
6
 
22
27
.449
60
47
39
6
3
431.0
187
141
389
59
17
0
127
246
1
12
1797
2.94
114
1.197
13.7
7.1
1.94
 
Years Team      
W
L
G
R
H
 
1
SP
 
0
4
.000
4
4
2
0
0
30.7
19
13
31
1
1
0
13
24
0
2
145
3.82
82
1.435
16.6
9.0
1.85
2
SP
 
5
4
.556
10
9
9
0
1
75.0
27
19
53
9
3
0
19
64
0
4
302
2.28
121
0.960
21.2
6.3
3.37
1
SP
 
3
1
.750
5
4
3
1
0
37.3
13
10
30
4
1
0
12
19
0
2
159
2.41
170
1.125
11.9
7.5
1.58
1
SP
 
3
4
.429
8
7
7
2
0
66.0
20
14
66
6
1
0
18
32
1
0
278
1.91
157
1.273
11.5
6.5
1.78
1
SP
 
5
5
.500
11
10
9
2
0
85.0
31
22
68
15
2
0
29
38
0
2
340
2.33
145
1.141
11.2
8.5
1.31
2
CF
 
6
9
.400
22
13
9
1
2
137.0
77
63
141
24
9
0
36
69
0
2
573
4.14
90
1.292
12.0
6.3
1.92



Batting Stats
Yr
Tm
Lg
 
G
R
H
   
RP
FHL
24.9
SP
 
4
11
10
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
0
1
 
.100
.100
.100
.200
-29
0.0
.092
ALL
WES
25.4
LF
 
6
20
20
2
6
1
1
0
3
1
0
 
0
0
 
.300
.300
.450
.750
139
6.2
.361
ALL
WES
26.4
SP
 
15
60
50
6
13
2
0
0
10
2
8
 
0
2
 
.260
.362
.300
.662
120
5.0
.331
MULT
-
27.4
SP
 
20
78
67
10
22
3
3
0
9
1
0
9
0
 
0
0
2
0
0
 
.328
.408
.463
.871
152
8.7
.410
DS
IND
28.4
SP
 
33
117
98
10
17
1
2
1
14
0
7
 
1
11
 
.173
.236
.255
.491
51
2.2
.213
KCM
NNL
29.4
CF
 
75
330
295
40
87
13
2
5
45
10
18
 
0
17
 
.295
.335
.403
.739
131
5.8
.339
KCM
NNL
30.4
CF
 
100
433
388
67
110
12
5
0
51
14
24
 
1
20
 
.284
.327
.340
.667
91
4.9
.305
KCM
NNL
31.4
CF
 
25
103
92
14
31
4
3
1
17
3
7
 
0
4
 
.337
.384
.478
.862
147
8.0
.380
KCM
NNL
32.4
CF
 
8
41
37
7
13
3
0
0
5
0
3
 
1
0
 
.351
.415
.432
.847
133
8.4
.394
KCM
NNL
33.4
CF
 
2
6
5
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
0
1
 
.200
.200
.200
.400
13
1.3
.156
10
6
SP
 
288
1199
1062
157
301
39
16
7
154
31
0
76
0
 
0
3
58
0
0
 
.283
.333
.370
.703
109
5.4
.321
 
Years Team      
G
R
H
   
1
SP
 
4
11
10
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
 
0
0
1
0
0
 
.100
.100
.100
.200
-29
0.0
.092
2
SP
 
21
80
70
8
19
3
1
0
13
3
0
8
0
 
0
0
2
0
0
 
.271
.346
.343
.689
125
5.3
.338
1
SP
 
6
18
14
3
5
1
1
0
3
0
0
4
0
 
0
0
0
0
0
 
.357
.500
.571
1.071
220
14.9
.500
1
SP
 
14
60
53
7
17
2
2
0
6
1
0
5
0
 
0
0
2
0
0
 
.321
.379
.434
.813
132
7.3
.383
1
SP
 
33
117
98
10
17
1
2
1
14
0
0
7
0
 
0
1
11
0
0
 
.174
.236
.255
.491
51
2.2
.213
5
CF
 
210
913
817
129
242
32
10
6
118
27
0
52
0
 
0
2
42
0
0
 
.296
.340
.382
.722
113
5.7
.329



Outfield Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
ALL
WES
25.4
OF
 
4
28.0
2
2
0
0
0
 
1.000
.952
 
0.64
1.69
ALL
WES
26.4
OF
 
9
56.7
11
10
0
1
0
 
.909
.968
 
1.59
1.86
MULT
-
27.4
OF
 
7
51.0
14
11
2
1
0
 
.929
.957
 
2.29
1.86
DS
IND
28.4
OF
 
23
176.0
43
41
1
1
0
 
.977
.954
 
2.15
1.88
KCM
NNL
29.4
OF
 
66
574.3
155
142
8
5
3
 
.968
.955
 
2.35
1.81
KCM
NNL
30.4
OF
 
101
830.0
220
187
16
17
2
 
.923
.937
 
2.20
1.82
KCM
NNL
31.4
OF
 
25
215.3
42
35
3
4
0
 
.905
.953
 
1.59
1.86
KCM
NNL
32.4
OF
 
8
72.0
12
10
2
0
0
 
1.000
.952
 
1.50
1.81
KCM
NNL
33.4
OF
 
2
0.0
0
0
0
0
0
 
.000
 
0.00
0.00
9
4
OF
 
245
2003.3
499
438
32
29
5
 
.942
.947
 
2.11
1.83



Center Field Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
ALL
WES
26.4
CF
 
3
9.7
3
3
0
0
0
 
1.000
.981
 
2.79
2.47
DS
IND
28.4
CF
 
4
36.0
6
5
0
1
0
 
.833
.957
 
1.25
2.27
KCM
NNL
29.4
CF
 
63
556.3
153
140
8
5
3
 
.967
.964
 
2.39
2.32
KCM
NNL
30.4
CF
 
100
828.3
220
187
16
17
2
 
.923
.940
 
2.21
2.17
KCM
NNL
31.4
CF
 
25
215.3
42
35
3
4
0
 
.905
.958
 
1.59
2.32
KCM
NNL
32.4
CF
 
8
72.0
12
10
2
0
0
 
1.000
.953
 
1.50
2.07
KCM
NNL
33.4
CF
 
2
0.0
0
0
0
0
0
 
.000
 
0.00
0.00
7
3
CF
 
205
1717.7
436
380
29
27
5
 
.938
.951
 
2.14
2.23



Pitcher Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
RP
FHL
24.9
P
 
4
30.7
14
1
13
0
2
 
1.000
.976
 
4.11
3.45
ALL
WES
25.4
P
 
2
15.0
6
0
6
0
0
 
1.000
.958
 
3.60
3.13
ALL
WES
26.4
P
 
8
60.0
20
1
15
4
0
 
.800
.948
 
2.40
3.29
MULT
-
27.4
P
 
13
103.3
43
7
34
2
2
 
.953
.946
 
3.57
3.37
DS
IND
28.4
P
 
11
85.0
38
2
35
1
1
 
.974
.949
 
3.92
3.33
KCM
NNL
29.4
P
 
14
95.3
34
6
27
1
0
 
.971
.938
 
3.12
3.49
KCM
NNL
30.4
P
 
8
34.7
13
1
11
1
0
 
.923
.933
 
3.12
3.28
7
6
P
 
60
424.0
168
18
141
9
5
 
.946
.947
 
3.38
3.37



Left Field Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
ALL
WES
25.4
LF
 
4
28.0
2
2
0
0
0
 
1.000
.959
 
0.64
1.73
ALL
WES
26.4
LF
 
1
6.0
1
1
0
0
0
 
1.000
.946
 
1.50
1.78
MULT
-
27.4
LF
 
4
24.0
8
6
1
1
0
 
.875
.962
 
2.63
1.87
DS
IND
28.4
LF
 
11
84.0
20
20
0
0
0
 
1.000
.957
 
2.14
2.03
KCM
NNL
29.4
LF
 
1
4.0
0
0
0
0
0
 
.949
 
0.00
1.71
5
4
LF
 
21
146.0
31
29
1
1
0
 
.968
.958
 
1.85
1.93



Right Field Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
ALL
WES
26.4
RF
 
5
41.0
7
6
0
1
0
 
.857
.976
 
1.32
1.32
MULT
-
27.4
RF
 
3
27.0
6
5
1
0
0
 
1.000
.942
 
2.00
1.36
DS
IND
28.4
RF
 
8
56.0
17
16
1
0
0
 
1.000
.946
 
2.73
1.33
KCM
NNL
29.4
RF
 
2
14.0
2
2
0
0
0
 
1.000
.946
 
1.29
1.39
KCM
NNL
30.4
RF
 
1
1.7
0
0
0
0
0
 
.934
 
0.00
1.60
5
4
RF
 
19
139.7
32
29
2
1
0
 
.969
.952
 
2.00
1.34



First Base Stats
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
Ch
PO
A
E
DP
   
RF
ALL
WES
26.4
1B
 
1
4.3
6
6
0
0
1
 
1.000
.977
 
12.46
11.29
KCM
NNL
29.4
1B
 
2
5.3
7
7
0
0
0
 
1.000
.976
 
11.81
11.17
2
2
1B
 
3
9.7
13
13
0
0
1
 
1.000
.977
 
12.10
11.22



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