John Riddell
East Sydney Roosters (ML)
John Riddell
Birthdate:
Sept. 10, 1956 (30 y, 11 m, 18 d)
Position:
C
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'0"/195
Entry:
Unknown
Contract:
$48.5k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
3 years, 125 days

No statistics this season

Current Status
MLB Service Time 3 years, 125 days
40-man Service Time None
Time as Pro 14 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty Normal
Greed Normal
Intelligence High
Work Ethic High
Popularity
National Fair
Local Well Known
Current Contract
1987 $48.5k ($48.5k left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 5 6 8 4 4
vs R 5 6 7 3 4
vs L 5 7 9 4 4
Potential 5 6 8 4 4
Fielding C IF OF
Range 2 1
Error 1 3
Arm 6 3 2
Turn DP 1
C Ability 4
Position
Catcher 3
First 2
Run/Bunt
Speed 1
Stealing 2
Running 1
Sac Bunt 2
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 1 2 1
vs R 1 2 1
vs L 1 2 1
Potential 1 2 1
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 1 1
Other Pitching
Velocity 80-83 mph
GB % 45%
Arm Slot Normal
Stamina 1
Hold 1
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
1987-08-03
Weight decreased from 196 to 195
1987-07-17
Weight increased from 195 to 196
1987-04-18
Power vs R decreased from 8 to 7
Eye increased from 3 to 4
Infield Error decreased from 2 to 1
Outfield Arm decreased from 3 to 2
Local Popularity increased from Fair to Well Known
National Popularity increased from Unknown to Fair
1987-03-08
Turn Double Play decreased from 2 to 1
1986-10-05
Power vs R increased from 7 to 8
Speed decreased from 2 to 1
1986-07-29
Weight increased from 194 to 195
1986-07-17
Speed increased from 1 to 2
1B defense decreased from 3 to 2
1986-04-14
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Fair
1985-12-29
Position changed from 1B to C
Weight increased from 193 to 194
1985-10-27
Speed decreased from 2 to 1
1985-10-20
Weight decreased from 194 to 193
1985-10-06
Weight decreased from 195 to 194
1985-09-29
Gap Potential decreased from 7 to 6
C defense increased from 2 to 3
1985-08-04
Speed increased from 1 to 2
1985-07-17
Weight increased from 194 to 195
1985-03-31
Eye decreased from 4 to 3
1985-03-13
Weight increased from 193 to 194
1985-02-17
C defense decreased from 3 to 2
Weight increased from 192 to 193
1985-01-06
Eye increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Avoid Ks decreased from 5 to 4
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 5 to 4
1984-10-28
Weight decreased from 193 to 192
1984-09-30
C defense increased from 2 to 3
Weight increased from 192 to 193
1984-09-16
Local Popularity decreased from Fair to Unknown
1983-12-25
Weight decreased from 193 to 192
1983-09-18
Weight decreased from 194 to 193
1983-09-06
GB% increased from 44% to 45%
1983-08-15
Weight increased from 193 to 194
1983-07-17
Weight decreased from 195 to 193
1983-04-19
Speed decreased from 2 to 1
1983-04-09
Movement Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Movement decreased from 3 to 2
Movement vs R decreased from 3 to 2
Movement vs L decreased from 3 to 2
1983-04-05
Contact vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Sac Bunt increased from 1 to 2
Catcher Arm increased from 5 to 6
1983-03-16
Weight increased from 194 to 195
1983-03-12
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Fair
1983-02-27
Weight decreased from 195 to 194
1983-01-30
Weight decreased from 196 to 195
1982-10-31
Weight increased from 195 to 196
1982-10-03
Speed increased from 1 to 2
Weight increased from 194 to 195
1982-09-19
Weight increased from 193 to 194
1982-08-11
Weight increased from 192 to 193
1982-08-04
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Infield Range decreased from 3 to 2
Movement Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Movement decreased from 4 to 3
Movement vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Movement vs L decreased from 4 to 3
GB% decreased from 46% to 44%
Weight increased from 189 to 192
Local Popularity decreased from Insignficant to Unknown
1982-04-01
Weight decreased from 191 to 189
1982-01-03
Power increased from 7 to 8
Power vs L increased from 8 to 9
Weight increased from 189 to 191
1981-10-04
Contact vs L increased from 5 to 6
Power increased from 6 to 7
Power vs R increased from 6 to 7
Power vs L increased from 7 to 8
Speed decreased from 2 to 1
Local Popularity decreased from Well Known to Insignficant
1981-01-18
Contact increased from 4 to 5
Contact vs R increased from 4 to 5
Power increased from 5 to 6
Power vs R increased from 4 to 6
Power vs L increased from 5 to 7
Eye Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Eye decreased from 4 to 3
Eye vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Movement Potential increased from 3 to 4
Movement increased from 3 to 4
Movement vs R increased from 3 to 4
Movement vs L increased from 3 to 4
GB% increased from 44% to 46%
Weight increased from 188 to 189
1980-03-16
Power increased from 4 to 5
Eye increased from 3 to 4
Eye vs R increased from 3 to 4
Infield Error increased from 1 to 2
Weight increased from 187 to 188
Local Popularity increased from Fair to Well Known
1979-11-04
Eye vs L increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 4 to 5
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 4 to 5
Weight increased from 185 to 187
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Fair
1979-02-11
Turn Double Play increased from 1 to 2
1B defense increased from 2 to 3
GB% increased from 43% to 44%
Weight increased from 184 to 185
1978-10-08
Contact vs L increased from 4 to 5
Power vs R increased from 3 to 4
Power vs L increased from 4 to 5
Outfield Range decreased from 2 to 1
C defense decreased from 3 to 2
1B defense increased from 1 to 2
Weight increased from 181 to 184
1977-09-06
Infield Arm increased from 2 to 3
1977-04-05
Avoid Ks increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 3 to 4
Weight increased from 178 to 181
1977-01-02
Contact Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Power increased from 3 to 4
Power vs L increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks decreased from 4 to 3
Infield Arm decreased from 3 to 2
Outfield Error increased from 2 to 3
1B defense increased from 0 to 1
Control Potential decreased from 2 to 1
Position changed from C to 1B
1976-09-07
C defense increased from 2 to 3
Control Potential decreased from 3 to 2
1976-04-02
Eye increased from 2 to 3
Eye vs R increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Control Potential increased from 2 to 3
Weight increased from 177 to 178
1976-01-04
Gap increased from 5 to 6
Gap vs R increased from 5 to 6
Gap vs L increased from 6 to 7
Power increased from 2 to 3
Power vs R increased from 1 to 3
Power vs L increased from 2 to 3
Eye vs L increased from 2 to 3
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Avoid Ks increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 3 to 4
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 3 to 4
Movement Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Movement decreased from 4 to 3
Movement vs R decreased from 4 to 3
Movement vs L decreased from 4 to 3
Control Potential decreased from 3 to 2
GB% decreased from 45% to 43%
Weight increased from 176 to 177
1975-09-03
Weight increased from 173 to 176

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
EAS - SBC
1986 29 32 87 80 19 5 0 3 12 7 7 23 0 0 0.238 0.299 0.711 0.2963 0.303 86 0.36
EAS - SBC
1985 28 126 516 470 109 23 2 24 72 45 38 126 0 0 0.232 0.293 0.735 0.2623 0.314 94 2.24
EAS - SBC
1984 27 126 517 475 86 20 0 11 37 36 25 165 0 0 0.181 0.238 0.531 0.2467 0.237 42 -2.45
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1983 26 86 266 244 51 11 0 11 32 22 12 71 0 0 0.209 0.264 0.654 0.2439 0.282 70 -0.14
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1981 24 126 492 449 109 24 0 25 86 52 24 106 0 1 0.243 0.293 0.756 0.2577 0.325 97 1.19
Total - SBC
SBC
284 1120 1025 214 48 2 38 121 88 70 314 0 0 0.209 0.268 0.639 0.2581 0.277 70 0.14
Total - VBL
VBL
212 758 693 160 35 0 36 118 74 36 177 0 1 0.231 0.283 0.720 0.2531 0.310 88 1.05
Total - All
All
496 1878 1718 374 83 2 74 239 162 106 491 0 1 0.218 0.274 0.671 0.2560 0.290 77 1.20

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
Randwick - RES
RAN - RES
1986 29 67 294 263 69 9 0 27 58 44 24 82 0 0 0.262 0.327 0.931 0.2658 0.386 130 2.30
Footscray - SBL
FTS - SBL
1983 26 16 68 62 18 5 0 8 17 12 5 11 0 0 0.290 0.338 1.096 0.2273 0.442 167 0.66
Footscray - SBL
FTS - SBL
1982 25 84 379 344 108 18 1 33 93 66 28 96 0 1 0.314 0.375 1.035 0.3472 0.430 151 2.30
Footscray - SBL
FTS - SBL
1980 23 54 244 218 72 14 1 19 54 41 23 55 2 0 0.330 0.398 1.063 0.3655 0.445 171 2.49
WAD - ADL
1980 23 6 29 23 10 1 0 1 7 4 6 2 0 0 0.435 0.552 1.160 0.4500 0.517 225 0.50
WAD - ADL
1979 22 80 369 315 99 25 0 13 57 49 43 77 1 0 0.314 0.407 0.924 0.3772 0.416 159 3.16
WAD - ADL
1978 21 74 206 180 58 12 1 9 30 29 18 51 0 0 0.322 0.403 0.953 0.4050 0.425 152 1.47
WAD - ADL
1977 20 70 209 177 50 11 0 5 21 23 24 58 0 0 0.283 0.385 0.814 0.3913 0.366 115 0.75
WAD - ADL
1976 19 82 342 295 72 18 1 10 37 35 36 95 1 0 0.244 0.342 0.756 0.3229 0.336 91 -0.26
WAD - ADL
1975 18 84 333 301 79 13 1 11 30 30 26 92 1 0 0.263 0.327 0.749 0.3400 0.339 93 1.09
WAD - ADL
1974 17 84 347 315 86 22 2 5 35 31 24 98 2 0 0.273 0.329 0.732 0.3750 0.328 92 1.65
WAD - ADL
1973 16 41 132 119 36 10 1 1 19 17 8 44 0 1 0.303 0.356 0.785 0.4605 0.360 103 0.53
Total - AAA
AAA
221 985 887 267 46 2 87 222 163 80 244 2 1 0.301 0.364 1.015 0.3197 0.422 151 7.75
Total - AA
AA
521 1967 1725 490 112 6 55 236 218 185 517 5 1 0.284 0.364 0.816 0.3724 0.367 116 8.88

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
EAS - SBC
1986 C 26 173.0 151 10 2 0.988 8.376 1.068 0.76
EAS - SBC
1986 1B 1 2.0 4 0 0 1.000 18.000 0.000 0.00
EAS - SBC
1985 C 123 1099.1 645 62 10 0.986 5.788 1.053 -0.51
EAS - SBC
1984 C 1 2.0 1 0 0 1.000 4.500 0.000 0.00
EAS - SBC
1984 1B 126 1053.1 1151 41 7 0.994 10.185 1.038 -0.42
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1983 1B 63 481.1 463 18 3 0.994 8.994 1.030 1.49
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1981 C 1 1.0 1 0 0 1.000 9.000 0.000 0.00
Essendon - VBL
ESS - VBL
1981 1B 126 952.0 1036 78 11 0.990 10.532 1.021 1.54
Total C 151 1275.1 798 72 12 0.25
Total 1B 316 2488.2 2654 137 21 2.61

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Randwick - RES
RAN - RES
1986 C 67 564.2 538 49 1 0.998 9.356 0.898 -1.57
Randwick - RES
RAN - RES
1986 1B 2 2.0 2 0 0 1.000 9.000 0.000 0.00
Footscray - SBL
FTS - SBL
1983 1B 16 128.0 93 6 0 1.000 6.961 1.149 0.09
Footscray - SBL
FTS - SBL
1982 1B 82 681.0 579 46 12 0.981 8.260 0.928 -7.54
Footscray - SBL
FTS - SBL
1980 1B 54 459.0 404 30 4 0.991 8.510 1.005 0.01
WAD - ADL
1980 1B 6 50.0 44 1 1 0.978 8.100 1.091 0.67
WAD - ADL
1979 1B 80 682.2 537 36 9 0.985 7.554 0.994 -1.05
WAD - ADL
1978 1B 39 346.0 299 22 5 0.985 8.350 0.960 -1.89
WAD - ADL
1978 2B 1 11.0 2 2 1 0.800 3.273 0.764 -0.48
WAD - ADL
1977 1B 44 376.1 305 16 5 0.985 7.677 1.026 0.92
WAD - ADL
1976 C 24 203.1 212 15 2 0.991 10.048 0.933 -0.57
WAD - ADL
1976 1B 52 448.1 364 18 22 0.946 7.668 0.875 -7.34
WAD - ADL
1975 C 84 669.0 751 61 5 0.994 10.924 0.948 -3.76
WAD - ADL
1974 C 84 689.1 756 59 10 0.988 10.641 1.378 2.27
WAD - ADL
1973 C 28 229.0 269 10 2 0.993 10.965 0.715 -0.67
Total C 287 2355.1 2526 194 20 -4.30
Total 1B 375 3173.1 2627 175 58 -16.12
Total 2B 1 11.0 2 2 1 -0.48
Date Team Players Sent Team Players Sent
Sept. 4, 1984 East Sydney Luo-lang Won
Essendon John Riddell
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
MVP / Batter of the Year 1983 Footscray (SBL)
1980 West Adelaide (ADL)
Rookie of the Year 1982 Essendon (VBL)
All-Star 1985 East Sydney (SBC)
Gold Glove 1975 - C West Adelaide (ADL)
Batter of the Month Mar 1983 Footscray (SBL)
Dec 1982 Footscray (SBL)
Feb 1980 West Adelaide (ADL)
Rookie of the Month Mar 1982 Essendon (VBL)
Jan 1982 Essendon (VBL)
Dec 1981 Essendon (VBL)
Nov 1981 Essendon (VBL)
Player of the Week Feb 28, 1983 Footscray (SBL)
Feb 14, 1983 Footscray (SBL)
Nov 15, 1982 Footscray (SBL)
Jan 5, 1981 Footscray (SBL)
Jan 21, 1980 West Adelaide (ADL)
Jan 8, 1979 West Adelaide (ADL)
Nov 8, 1976 West Adelaide (ADL)
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink3
Grey Ink7
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg GS Rank
1981 VBL 126 1
1984 SBC 126 1
Year Lg K Rank
1981 VBL 106 3
1984 SBC 165 1
1985 SBC 126 4
Year Lg RBI Rank
1981 VBL 86 6
Year Lg HBP Rank
1981 VBL 11 9
Year Lg SF Rank
1981 VBL 8 1
1984 SBC 5 9
Year Lg XBH Rank
1981 VBL 49 10
Year Lg G Rank
1981 VBL 126 1
1984 SBC 126 1
1985 SBC 126 1