Boof Bonser Stats

Boof Bonser was born on Wednesday, October 14, 1981, in St. Petersburg, Florida. Bonser was 24 years old when he broke into the big leagues on May 21, 2006, with the Minnesota Twins. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Boof Bonser baseball stats page.

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Boof Bonser

Boof Bonser Autograph on a 2006 Upper Deck SPx (#152)
Boof Bonser Autograph on a 2006 Upper Deck SPx (#152)

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Birth Name:
John Paul Bonser ( Twitter : @boofbonser1 )
Nickname:
Boof
Born On:
10-14-1981  (Libra)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
St. Petersburg, Florida
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 100 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Gibbs High School (Gibbs, FL)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-04
Player Weight Chart Weight:
260
First Game:
05-21-2006 (Age 24)
Last Game:
10-03-2010
Draft:
2000 : 1st Round (21st)
Boof Bonser

Boof Bonser Pitching Stats

G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
2006 25 Twins 18 18 0 7 6 .538 4.22 0 0 0 100.1 419 104 47 50 18 24 0 84 2 1 0 0
2007 26 Twins 31 30 0 8 12 .400 5.10 0 0 0 173.0 772 199 98 108 27 65 4 136 3 5 1 0
2008 27 Twins 47 12 9 3 7 .300 5.93 0 0 0 118.1 532 139 78 87 16 36 1 97 6 1 1 2
2010 29 Red Sox 2 0 1 0 0 .000 18.00 0 0 0 2.0 13 6 4 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 29 Athletics 13 0 3 1 0 1.000 5.09 0 0 0 23.0 99 27 13 13 2 6 0 17 1 0 0 3
G GS GF W L PCT ERA CG SHO SV IP BFP H ER R HR BB IBB SO WP HB BK HLD
4 Years 111 60 13 19 25 .432 5.18 0 0 0 416.2 1,835 475 240 262 63 133 5 334 12 7 2 5
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Boof Bonser Hitting Stats

G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
2006 25 Twins 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2007 26 Twins 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2008 27 Twins 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2010 29 Red Sox 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2010 29 Athletics 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
G AB R H 2B 3B HR GRSL RBI BB IBB SO SH SF HBP GIDP AVG OBP SLG
4 Years 50 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
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Boof Bonser Fielding Stats

POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
2006 Twins P 18 18 301 13 0.7 13 4 9 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.17
2007 Twins P 31 30 519 32 1.0 29 16 13 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .906 1.51
2008 Twins P 47 12 355 25 0.5 22 6 16 3 2 n/a n/a n/a .880 1.67
2010 Red Sox P 2 0 6 1 0.5 1 0 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.50
2010 Athletics P 13 0 69 8 0.6 8 3 5 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.13
POS G GS OUTS TC TC/G CH PO A E DP PB CASB CACS FLD% RF
P Totals 111 60 1,250 79 0.7 73 29 44 6 2 n/a n/a n/a .924 1.58
4 Years 111 60 1,250 79 0.7 73 29 44 6 2 n/a n/a n/a .924 1.58
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Boof Bonser Miscellaneous Stats

SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
2006 Twins 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.50 7.53 2.15
2007 Twins 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.09 7.08 3.38
2008 Twins 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.69 7.38 2.74
2010 Red Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 9.00
2010 Athletics 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.83 6.65 2.35
SB CS SB% PH PR DH AB/HR AB/K AB/RBI K/BB K/9 BB/9
4 Years 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.51 7.21 2.87
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Boof Bonser Miscellaneous Items of Interest

2006 Minnesota Twins 26 $327,000.00 - -
2007 Minnesota Twins 26 $397,500.00 - -
2008 Minnesota Twins 26 $432,500.00 - -
2010 Boston Red Sox 30 $650,000.00 - -
2010 Oakland Athletics 52 "     " - -


Did you know that Bonser's mother gave him the nickname "Boof" when he was a baby? Boof Bonser himself did not know the reason why his mother used the nickname. In 2001, Bonser legally changed his first name to Boof. Let's take a closer look:

Boof? Twins Know What It Means

Ron Gardenhire said, "if a guy named Boof can be a bulldog."

He was born John Paul Bonser, but he said his mother gave him the nickname Boof when he was a baby. Bonser legally changed his name to Boof in 2001, the year after the San Francisco Giants made him a first-round pick, and two years before the Twins acquired him in the deal that also brought ( Francisco ) Liriano and closer Joe Nathan for catcher A.J. Pierzynski .

So what does the name mean? Bonser said he never asked and does not care to find out, even after years of questions from reporters, teammates, acquaintances and the occasional restaurant hostess.

"I don’t really want to know why, to be honest with you," said Bonser, 24. "I guess I had no reason to go up and ask her. I just left it at that."

Source: The New York Times. Pat Borzi. September 27, 2006. Link .

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Last-Modified: February 1, 2018 10:05 AM EST

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