Syl Johnson
Sylvester W Johnson
 
Born Sylvester Johnson
Born: December 31, 1900 in Portland, OR
Died: February 20, 1985 - 84 years old
Bats: R Throws: R Ht: 5'11" Wt: 180
(legend)
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Notes:
- High School: Portland (Portland, OR)

Overall

Multi-Team Years
   
Wins Above Replacement
 
Win Shares
 
Win Shares Above Bench
Yr
Tm
Lg
DET
AL
21.5
SW
37
97.0
 
0.8
0.0
-0.0
0.8
-0.0
5.8
0.0
0.0
5.8
2.3
-0.1
0.0
2.4
DET
AL
22.5
SP
66
176.3
 
2.3
-0.1
-0.0
2.4
-0.0
11.3
0.0
0.0
11.3
4.8
-0.2
0.0
5.0
DET
AL
23.5
SP
38
104.0
 
0.3
-0.0
0.0
0.3
0.0
4.8
0.0
0.0
4.8
0.9
-0.2
0.0
1.0
DET
AL
24.5
RP
3
13.0
 
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
0.7
0.0
0.0
0.7
0.2
-0.0
0.0
0.2
SLN
NL
25.5
SP
12
49.0
 
-0.1
-0.2
-0.0
0.1
-0.0
1.7
0.0
0.0
1.7
-0.0
-0.0
0.0
0.0
SLN
NL
26.5
RP
-
3.0
 
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.0
-0.1
SLN
NL
27.5
SW
42
120.0
 
1.8
-0.1
-0.0
1.9
0.0
8.6
0.0
0.0
8.6
4.4
-0.1
0.0
4.5
SLN
NL
28.5
SP
64
182.3
 
2.9
-0.5
0.0
3.4
0.0
15.9
0.0
0.0
15.9
9.3
-0.2
0.0
9.4
SLN
NL
29.5
SP
75
187.7
 
2.5
-0.2
0.0
2.7
0.0
12.7
0.0
0.0
12.7
6.3
-0.2
0.0
6.5
SLN
NL
30.5
SP
64
186.0
 
3.4
0.2
-0.0
3.2
-0.0
15.8
0.1
0.0
15.7
9.0
0.0
0.0
9.0
SLN
NL
31.5
SP
54
164.7
 
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
0.1
0.0
4.7
0.0
0.0
4.7
-1.0
-0.1
0.0
-1.0
SLN
NL
32.5
RP
22
84.0
 
0.2
0.0
-0.0
0.1
-0.0
3.1
0.0
0.0
3.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.1
CIN
NL
33.5
RP
2
6.7
 
-0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.5
0.4
0.0
0.2
0.3
0.4
0.0
-0.1
PHI
NL
33.5
SW
46
133.7
 
3.5
-0.0
0.0
3.5
-0.0
10.3
0.0
0.0
10.3
5.7
-0.1
0.0
5.8
PHI
NL
34.5
SP
66
174.7
 
5.2
0.2
0.0
5.0
0.0
16.8
0.0
0.0
16.8
10.5
-0.1
0.0
10.6
PHI
NL
35.5
SW
36
111.0
 
2.3
0.1
0.0
2.2
-0.0
7.3
0.0
0.0
7.3
3.4
-0.1
0.0
3.5
PHI
NL
36.5
SP
50
138.0
 
0.6
-0.3
-0.0
0.9
-0.0
6.6
0.0
0.0
6.6
1.6
-0.1
0.0
1.7
PHI
NL
37.5
SW
32
83.0
 
0.6
-0.3
-0.0
0.9
-0.0
3.7
0.0
0.0
3.7
0.8
-0.1
0.0
0.8
PHI
NL
38.5
SP
39
111.0
 
1.5
-0.1
-0.0
1.6
0.0
7.4
0.0
0.0
7.4
3.7
-0.1
0.0
3.8
PHI
NL
39.5
RP
9
40.7
 
0.1
-0.1
-0.0
0.2
-0.0
2.8
0.0
0.0
2.8
1.3
-0.0
0.0
1.3
19
4
SP
757
2165.7
 
27.8
-1.6
-0.1
29.4
-0.1
140.5
0.5
0.0
140.0
63.2
-1.3
0.0
64.5
162 Game Average
68
195.8
 
2.5
-0.1
-0.0
2.7
-0.0
 
12.7
0.0
0.0
12.7
 
5.7
-0.1
0.0
5.8
 
   
Wins Above Replacement
 
Win Shares
 
Win Shares Above Bench
Yr Tm    
4
P
144
390.3
 
3.4
-0.2
-0.0
3.6
-0.0
22.5
0.0
0.0
22.5
8.2
-0.5
0.0
8.7
8
P
333
976.7
 
10.7
-0.9
-0.1
11.7
-0.0
62.6
0.1
0.0
62.5
27.8
-0.6
0.0
28.4
1
P
2
6.7
 
-0.0
0.1
0.0
-0.1
0.0
0.5
0.4
0.0
0.2
0.3
0.4
0.0
-0.1
7
P
278
792.0
 
13.7
-0.6
-0.0
14.3
-0.0
54.9
0.0
0.0
54.9
26.9
-0.5
0.0
27.5
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