Johnny Sain
John Franklin Sain
 
 
Born: September 25, 1917 in Havana, AR
Died: November 7, 2006 - 89 years old
Bats: R Throws: R Ht: 6'2" Wt: 185
(legend)
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Notes:
- Signed by the Detroit Tigers as an Amateur Free Agent in 1936
- Served in the USNAC during World War II
- High School: Havana (Havana, AR)

All-Teammate Team
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com


Left Field
4
1951
1954
12.2
2
1950
1951
11.1
4
1952
1955
7.2
2
1948
1949
6.0

Center Field
5
1951
1955
29.5
2
1950
1951
7.8
4
1946
1952
5.6
2
1948
1949
3.1


Right Field
5
1951
1955
19.5
7
1942
1951
19.2
2
1954
1955
2.5
2
1950
1951
1.6
Shortstop
5
1951
1955
13.4
3
1946
1949
6.3
1
1942
1942
2.6
2
1946
1947
2.3
Second Base
5
1951
1955
21.1
2
1948
1949
7.9
5
1946
1950
5.5
4
1951
1955
5.0
Third Base
5
1947
1951
26.6
4
1952
1955
5.2
3
1951
1954
2.0
1
1955
1955
1.9
First Base
5
1947
1951
17.3
5
1951
1955
11.0
2
1954
1955
3.7
1
1955
1955
3.6
Manager
6
1942
1955
44.7
6
1946
1951
15.1
1
1951
1951
0.9
1
1949
1949
0.1
Catcher
5
1951
1955
24.9
2
1950
1951
7.3
5
1942
1949
6.9
1
1942
1942
3.9
Starting Pitcher
7
1942
1951
33.7
11
1942
1955
30.0
3
1953
1955
11.4
4
1948
1951
10.4
4
1951
1954
10.2
5
1951
1955
9.3
4
1951
1955
6.6
3
1947
1949
5.0
2
1946
1947
3.5
1
1955
1955
3.1
2
1950
1951
2.8
3
1947
1949
2.6
1
1951
1951
2.5
2
1942
1946
2.2
1
1942
1942
2.2
Swingman
2
1948
1949
3.6
4
1951
1955
3.3
2
1946
1947
2.3
4
1951
1954
2.0
Relief Pitcher
4
1952
1955
2.3
5
1948
1952
2.3
3
1946
1955
1.5
3
1946
1948
1.1
1
1955
1955
0.7
1
1955
1955
0.5
1
1951
1951
0.5
1
1946
1946
0.4
2
1946
1947
0.4
1
1947
1947
0.3
1
1942
1942
0.3
1
1955
1955
0.3
1
1951
1951
0.2
1
1951
1951
0.2
1
1950
1950
0.1
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