Johnny Wyrostek
John Barney Wyrostek
 
 
Born: July 12, 1919 in Fairmont City, IL
Died: December 12, 1986 - 67 years old
Bats: L Throws: R Ht: 6'2" Wt: 180
(legend)
Fielding Ratings(?)
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Notes:
- Signed by the St. Louis Cardinals as an Amateur Free Agent in 1937
- Served in the Army during World War II
- High School: Central (East St. Louis, IL)

Defensive Regression Analysis

Multi-Team Years

Right Field
    Multi-Year   1-Year
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
    Runs
Arm
PIT
NL
24.0
RF
 
9
66.7
 
-0.1
-1.8
-0.0
-0.1
 
-0.6
-0.1
-0.5
PHI
NL
28.0
RF
 
100
796.3
 
-4.1
-5.1
-4.0
-0.1
 
-6.2
-6.4
0.2
CIN
NL
30.0
RF
 
67
536.7
 
1.1
2.1
1.5
-0.4
 
-2.1
-1.9
-0.2
CIN
NL
31.0
RF
 
115
872.0
 
-2.2
-2.5
-0.8
-1.4
 
5.6
6.3
-0.7
CIN
NL
32.0
RF
 
139
1222.3
 
10.2
8.4
10.7
-0.4
 
-10.1
-6.8
-3.3
CIN
NL
33.0
RF
 
6
48.3
 
0.3
7.2
0.3
0.0
 
-1.1
-1.3
0.2
PHI
NL
33.0
RF
 
87
726.7
 
5.2
7.2
5.0
0.2
 
18.6
17.5
1.1
PHI
NL
34.0
RF
 
102
826.7
 
10.8
13.1
9.3
1.5
 
0.9
-0.8
1.7
PHI
NL
35.0
RF
 
49
384.0
 
1.8
4.6
1.0
0.7
 
0.3
-0.4
0.7
8
3
RF
 
674
5479.7
 
23.1
4.2
23.0
0.1
 
5.2
6.0
-0.8
DRA data obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry



Center Field
    Multi-Year   1-Year
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
    Runs
Arm
PIT
NL
24.0
CF
 
6
20.3
 
-0.2
-7.6
-0.2
0.0
 
-0.2
0.1
-0.2
PHI
NL
27.0
CF
 
138
1194.3
 
-3.3
-2.7
-5.7
2.4
 
-10.0
-13.0
3.0
PHI
NL
28.0
CF
 
27
207.0
 
-1.7
-8.1
-1.8
0.1
 
6.9
6.8
0.1
CIN
NL
29.0
CF
 
130
1118.7
 
-13.0
-11.7
-12.1
-1.0
 
-17.4
-16.0
-1.4
CIN
NL
30.0
CF
 
60
480.7
 
-8.0
-16.6
-7.5
-0.5
 
-10.6
-10.4
-0.2
CIN
NL
31.0
CF
 
9
71.0
 
-1.0
-13.9
-1.0
-0.0
 
0.2
0.3
-0.1
CIN
NL
33.0
CF
 
25
207.7
 
-0.9
-4.1
-1.1
0.2
 
1.6
1.4
0.2
PHI
NL
33.0
CF
 
1
14.0
 
-0.1
-4.1
-0.1
0.0
 
1.1
0.6
0.5
7
3
CF
 
396
3313.7
 
-28.0
-8.5
-29.4
1.4
 
-28.3
-30.2
1.9
DRA data obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry



Left Field
    Multi-Year   1-Year
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
    Runs
Arm
PIT
NL
23.0
LF
 
8
65.7
 
0.0
0.5
0.0
0.0
 
0.5
0.1
0.4
PIT
NL
24.0
LF
 
5
29.0
 
0.0
0.2
-0.0
0.0
 
-0.3
-0.1
-0.2
PHI
NL
27.0
LF
 
6
47.7
 
-0.1
-1.3
-0.1
-0.0
 
-0.1
-0.2
0.1
CIN
NL
30.0
LF
 
2
17.0
 
-0.0
-1.7
-0.0
0.0
 
-0.2
-0.2
-0.0
CIN
NL
31.0
LF
 
11
89.0
 
-0.2
-2.3
-0.3
0.1
 
-0.2
-0.2
-0.1
CIN
NL
32.0
LF
 
1
7.7
 
-0.0
-4.0
-0.0
0.0
 
-0.0
-0.0
-0.0
PHI
NL
33.0
LF
 
2
17.3
 
-0.1
-4.0
-0.1
0.0
 
-0.4
-0.9
0.5
PHI
NL
34.0
LF
 
8
70.3
 
-0.3
-3.9
-0.3
0.1
 
-0.5
-0.7
0.3
PHI
NL
35.0
LF
 
6
36.0
 
-0.2
-4.4
-0.2
0.0
 
-1.3
-1.1
-0.2
9
3
LF
 
49
379.7
 
-0.8
-2.1
-1.1
0.3
 
-2.5
-3.3
0.8
DRA data obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry



First Base
    Multi-Year   1-Year
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
    Runs
PIT
NL
24.0
1B
 
1
1.3
 
0.0
0.0
0.0
 
0.0
0.0
CIN
NL
31.0
1B
 
4
24.7
 
0.0
0.0
0.0
 
0.3
0.3
CIN
NL
33.0
1B
 
1
7.3
 
-0.0
-5.1
-0.0
 
-0.3
-0.3
PHI
NL
35.0
1B
 
22
192.0
 
-1.1
-5.8
-1.1
 
-3.2
-3.2
4
3
1B
 
28
225.3
 
-1.2
-5.1
-1.2
 
-3.2
-3.2
DRA data obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry



Third Base
    Multi-Year   1-Year
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
    Runs
PIT
NL
24.0
3B
 
2
6.3
 
-0.0
-0.2
-0.0
 
-0.0
-0.0
1
1
3B
 
2
6.3
 
-0.0
-0.2
-0.0
 
-0.0
-0.0
DRA data obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry



Second Base
    Multi-Year   1-Year
Yr Tm
Lg
 
G
Inn
    Runs
PIT
NL
24.0
2B
 
1
3.7
 
0.0
0.0
0.0
 
0.0
0.0
1
1
2B
 
1
3.7
 
0.0
0.0
0.0
 
0.0
0.0
DRA data obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry




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