Johnny Damon Stats

Johnny Damon was born on Monday, November 5, 1973, in Fort Riley, Kansas. Damon was 21 years old when he broke into the big leagues on August 12, 1995, with the Kansas City Royals. 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 Johnny Damon baseball stats page.

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"(Johnny) Damon was as self-effacing off the field as he was talented on it. And he acknowledged as he shot through the minors he was grappling with the kind of personal challenge that every ballplayer must conquer to succeed. 'My biggest adjustment,' he said, 'has been learning not to be afraid to fail.' " - Baseball Digest (July 2002, Bob Hohler of The Boston Globe)

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Johnny "Caveman" Damon Autograph on a 1996 Fleer Baseball Card (#124)

Birth Name:
Johnny David Damon ( Twitter : @JohnnyDamon )
Nickname:
Caveman
Born On:
11-05-1973  (Scorpio)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Fort Riley, Kansas
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Dr. Phillips High School (Orlando, FL)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Left
Player Height Chart Height:
6-02
Player Weight Chart Weight:
205
First Game:
08-12-1995 (Age 21)
Last Game:
08-01-2012
Draft:
1992 : 1st Round (35th)

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Johnny Damon Pitching Stats

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Johnny Damon Hitting Stats

1995 22 Royals 47 188 32 53 11 5 3 0 23 12 0 22 2 3 1 2 .282 .324 .441
1996 23 Royals 145 517 61 140 22 5 6 1 50 31 3 64 10 5 3 4 .271 .313 .368
1997 24 Royals 146 472 70 130 12 8 8 0 48 42 2 70 6 1 3 3 .275 .338 .386
1998 25 Royals 161 642 104 178 30 10 18 1 66 58 4 84 3 3 4 4 .277 .339 .439
1999 26 Royals 145 583 101 179 39 9 14 0 77 67 5 50 3 4 3 13 .307 .379 .477
2000 27 Royals 159 655 136 214 42 10 16 1 88 65 4 60 8 12 1 7 .327 .382 .495
2001 28 Athletics 155 644 108 165 34 4 9 0 49 61 1 70 5 4 5 7 .256 .324 .363
2002 29 Red Sox 154 623 118 178 34 11 14 1 63 65 5 70 3 5 6 4 .286 .356 .443
2003 30 Red Sox 145 608 103 166 32 6 12 0 67 68 4 74 6 6 2 5 .273 .345 .405
2004 31 Red Sox 150 621 123 189 35 6 20 0 94 76 1 71 0 3 2 8 .304 .380 .477
2005 32 Red Sox 148 624 117 197 35 6 10 0 75 53 3 69 0 9 2 5 .316 .366 .439
2006 33 Yankees 149 593 115 169 35 5 24 2 80 67 1 85 2 5 4 4 .285 .359 .482
2007 34 Yankees 141 533 93 144 27 2 12 0 63 66 1 79 1 3 2 4 .270 .351 .396
2008 35 Yankees 143 555 95 168 27 5 17 0 71 64 0 82 2 1 1 5 .303 .375 .461
2009 36 Yankees 143 550 107 155 36 3 24 0 82 71 1 98 2 1 2 9 .282 .365 .489
2010 37 Tigers 145 539 81 146 36 5 8 0 51 69 2 90 2 1 2 5 .271 .355 .401
2011 38 Rays 150 582 79 152 29 7 16 0 73 51 1 92 2 5 7 4 .261 .326 .418
2012 39 Indians 64 207 25 46 6 2 4 0 19 17 0 27 0 0 0 0 .222 .281 .329
18 Years 2,490 9,736 1,668 2,769 522 109 235 6 1,139 1,003 38 1,257 57 71 50 93 .284 .352 .433

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Johnny Damon Fielding Stats

1995 Royals CF 44 40 1,107 103 2.3 102 102 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .990 2.49
1995 Royals RF 4 3 81 8 2.0 8 8 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.67
1996 Royals CF 89 75 2,007 210 2.4 207 204 3 3 2 n/a n/a n/a .986 2.78
1996 Royals RF 63 57 1,545 150 2.4 147 145 2 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .980 2.57
1997 Royals CF 65 51 1,440 158 2.4 156 155 1 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .987 2.93
1997 Royals LF 48 32 933 70 1.5 69 69 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .986 2.00
1997 Royals RF 47 35 909 104 2.2 103 99 4 1 3 n/a n/a n/a .990 3.06
1998 Royals CF 130 127 3,369 326 2.5 324 315 9 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .994 2.60
1998 Royals LF 14 2 129 13 0.9 13 13 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.72
1998 Royals RF 24 22 564 46 1.9 44 43 1 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .957 2.11
1999 Royals CF 8 6 165 10 1.3 10 10 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.64
1999 Royals LF 132 131 3,444 299 2.3 295 288 7 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .987 2.31
1999 Royals RF 3 3 72 5 1.7 5 4 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.88
2000 Royals CF 69 67 1,739 193 2.8 191 187 4 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .990 2.97
2000 Royals LF 67 65 1,710 152 2.3 149 147 2 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .980 2.35
2001 Athletics CF 86 84 2,233 211 2.5 211 209 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.55
2001 Athletics LF 67 64 1,686 135 2.0 132 131 1 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .978 2.11
2001 Athletics RF 5 4 132 6 1.2 6 5 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.23
2002 Red Sox CF 151 150 3,957 359 2.4 358 351 7 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .997 2.44
2003 Red Sox CF 144 141 3,795 370 2.6 369 362 7 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .997 2.63
2004 Red Sox CF 148 145 3,769 359 2.4 354 349 5 5 2 n/a n/a n/a .986 2.54
2005 Red Sox CF 147 144 3,675 405 2.8 399 394 5 6 0 n/a n/a n/a .985 2.93
2006 Yankees 1B 1 0 6 3 3.0 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 13.50
2006 Yankees CF 131 129 3,261 312 2.4 309 306 3 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .990 2.56
2007 Yankees 1B 5 0 24 10 2.0 9 9 0 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .900 10.13
2007 Yankees CF 48 45 1,131 122 2.5 122 121 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.91
2007 Yankees LF 32 31 813 75 2.3 73 71 2 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .973 2.42
2007 Yankees RF 1 0 9 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.00
2008 Yankees 1B 1 0 3 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
2008 Yankees CF 34 33 855 79 2.3 78 77 1 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .987 2.46
2008 Yankees LF 87 75 1,977 158 1.8 157 155 2 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .994 2.14
2009 Yankees LF 132 128 3,354 231 1.8 226 220 6 5 2 n/a n/a n/a .978 1.82
2010 Tigers CF 4 4 87 6 1.5 6 6 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.86
2010 Tigers LF 33 31 717 55 1.7 53 51 2 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .964 2.00
2011 Rays 1B 1 0 3 2 2.0 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 18.00
2011 Rays LF 16 11 252 19 1.2 19 19 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.04
2012 Indians LF 56 52 1,188 102 1.8 100 99 1 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .980 2.27
CF Totals 1,298 1,241 32,590 3,223 2.5 3,196 3,148 48 27 11 n/a n/a n/a .992 2.65
LF Totals 684 622 16,203 1,309 1.9 1,286 1,263 23 23 4 n/a n/a n/a .982 2.14
RF Totals 147 124 3,312 320 2.2 314 305 9 6 4 n/a n/a n/a .981 2.56
1B Totals 8 0 36 16 2.0 15 15 0 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .938 11.25
18 Years 2,137 1,987 52,141 4,868 2.3 4,811 4,731 80 57 20 n/a n/a n/a .988 2.49

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Johnny Damon Miscellaneous Stats

1995 Royals 7 0 1.000 2 0 0 62.7 8.5 8.2 - - -
1996 Royals 25 5 .833 8 1 1 86.2 8.1 10.3 - - -
1997 Royals 16 10 .615 8 11 5 59.0 6.7 9.8 - - -
1998 Royals 26 12 .684 5 1 0 35.7 7.6 9.7 - - -
1999 Royals 36 6 .857 0 1 4 41.6 11.7 7.6 - - -
2000 Royals 46 9 .836 1 0 25 40.9 10.9 7.4 - - -
2001 Athletics 27 12 .692 1 1 0 71.6 9.2 13.1 - - -
2002 Red Sox 31 6 .838 2 1 1 44.5 8.9 9.9 - - -
2003 Red Sox 30 6 .833 6 2 1 50.7 8.2 9.1 - - -
2004 Red Sox 19 8 .704 6 1 1 31.1 8.7 6.6 - - -
2005 Red Sox 18 1 .947 2 1 0 62.4 9.0 8.3 - - -
2006 Yankees 25 10 .714 2 2 0 24.7 7.0 7.4 - - -
2007 Yankees 27 3 .900 12 2 0 44.4 6.7 8.5 - - -
2008 Yankees 29 8 .784 7 2 0 32.6 6.8 7.8 - - -
2009 Yankees 12 0 1.000 8 0 0 22.9 5.6 6.7 - - -
2010 Tigers 11 1 .917 13 0 0 67.4 6.0 10.6 - - -
2011 Rays 19 6 .760 0 0 133 36.4 6.3 8.0 - - -
2012 Indians 4 0 1.000 6 0 5 51.8 7.7 10.9 - - -
18 Years 408 103 .798 89 26 176 41.4 7.7 8.5 - - -

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Johnny Damon Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1995 Kansas City Royals 51 $109,000.00 - -
1996 Kansas City Royals 18 $180,000.00 - -
1997 Kansas City Royals 18 $240,000.00 - -
1998 Kansas City Royals 18 $460,000.00 - -
1999 Kansas City Royals 18 $2,100,000.00 - -
2000 Kansas City Royals 18 $4,000,000.00 - -
2001 Oakland Athletics 8 $7,100,000.00 - -
2002 Boston Red Sox 18 $7,250,000.00 Stats -
2003 Boston Red Sox 18 $7,500,000.00 - -
2004 Boston Red Sox 18 $8,000,000.00 - Stats
2005 Boston Red Sox 18 $8,250,000.00 Stats -
2006 New York Yankees 18 $13,000,000.00 - -
2007 New York Yankees 18 $13,000,000.00 - -
2008 New York Yankees 18 $13,000,000.00 - -
2009 New York Yankees 18 $13,000,000.00 - Stats
2010 Detroit Tigers 18 $8,000,000.00 - -
2011 Tampa Bay Rays 22 $5,250,000.00 - -
2012 Cleveland Indians 33 $1,250,000.00 - -
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Did you know that when Johnny Damon went 6-for-6 on June 7, 2008 , he became the first left-handed New York Yankees hitter to collect six hits in a nine-inning game ? Do you know who was the right-handed Bronx Bomber was that came before Damon? [ Answer ]
Johnny Damon, 6-for-6 Game
Johnny Damon ( 6-for-6 ) | The Hartford Curant | June 8, 2008 | Page C2

In 1998 , Johnny Damon took the field in every single game, the fourth Kansas City Royals player to appear in ever game during a non-strike season, joining Hal McRae , Al Cowens , and Paul Schaal . Damon did not lead the American League in any hitting statistic, but he did hit 30 doubles, 10 triples, 18 home runs, and swiped 26 bags - the only player in the majors that season to reach double figures in doubles, triples, homers and stolen bases!

In 2000 , Johnny Damon crossed the plate an American League (AL) leading 136 times, the second Kansas City Royals player to lead the AL in runs scored, joining Willie Wilson (133 Runs Scored in 1980 ). Wilson not only led the junior circuit, he set the Royals ' record for runs scored in a season, Damon broke that record, and through today no player in Kansas City has ever scored more runs than Johnny.

On June 27, 2003 , Johnny Damon hit a single in the first inning, a double in the first inning, and a triple in the first inning - tying the Major League record for hits in an inning , just the second AL player to go 3-for-3 during the same inning , joining fellow Red Sox outfielder Gene Stephens . Cavemen did not complete the cycle , but his bat was sent to the Baseball Hall of Fame!

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