Jay Johnstone Stats

Jay Johnstone was born on Tuesday, November 20, 1945, in Manchester, Connecticut. Johnstone was 20 years old when he broke into the big leagues on July 30, 1966, with the California Angels. 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 Jay Johnstone baseball stats page.

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Jay Johnstone

Jay Johnstone Autograph on a 1979 Topps (#558)

Jay Johnstone Autograph on a 1979 Topps (#558)

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Birth Name:
John William Johnstone, Jr.
Nickname:
Jay or Jaybird or Moon Man
Born On:
11-20-1945  (Scorpio)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
Manchester, Connecticut
Year of Death Data Died On:
Still Living ( 500 Oldest Living )
Place of Death Data Died In:
Still Living
Cemetery:
n/a
High School:
Edgewood High School (West Covina, CA)
College:
None Attended
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Left
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
6-01
Player Weight Chart Weight:
175
First Game:
07-30-1966 (Age 20)
Last Game:
10-06-1985
Draft:
Not Applicable

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Jay Johnstone Pitching Stats

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Jay Johnstone Hitting Stats

1966 21 Angels 61 254 35 67 12 4 3 0 17 11 1 36 2 0 1 3 .264 .297 .378
1967 22 Angels 79 230 18 48 7 1 2 0 10 5 0 37 2 0 0 4 .209 .226 .274
1968 23 Angels 41 115 11 30 4 1 0 0 3 7 0 15 2 0 0 0 .261 .303 .313
1969 24 Angels 148 540 64 146 20 5 10 1 59 38 5 75 8 6 5 7 .270 .321 .381
1970 25 Angels 119 320 34 76 10 5 11 1 39 24 6 53 3 3 1 7 .238 .290 .403
1971 26 White Sox 124 388 53 101 14 1 16 0 40 38 4 50 5 2 3 4 .260 .329 .425
1972 27 White Sox 113 261 27 49 9 0 4 0 17 25 2 42 4 0 0 2 .188 .259 .268
1973 28 Athletics 23 28 1 3 1 0 0 0 3 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 .107 .167 .143
1974 29 Phillies 64 200 30 59 10 4 6 0 30 24 4 28 0 0 0 2 .295 .371 .475
1975 30 Phillies 122 350 50 115 19 2 7 0 54 42 7 39 3 3 0 8 .329 .397 .454
1976 31 Phillies 129 440 62 140 38 4 5 0 53 41 5 39 1 7 2 9 .318 .373 .457
1977 32 Phillies 112 363 64 103 18 4 15 0 59 38 3 38 1 7 2 9 .284 .349 .479
1978 33 Phillies 35 56 3 10 2 0 0 0 4 6 0 9 0 0 0 2 .179 .258 .214
1978 33 Yankees 36 65 6 17 0 0 1 0 6 4 0 10 0 1 3 0 .262 .329 .308
1979 34 Yankees 23 48 7 10 1 0 1 1 7 2 0 7 0 0 0 0 .208 .240 .292
1979 34 Padres 75 201 10 59 8 2 0 0 32 18 3 21 4 2 0 6 .294 .348 .353
1980 35 Dodgers 109 251 31 77 15 2 2 0 20 24 1 29 2 0 2 3 .307 .372 .406
1981 36 Dodgers 61 83 8 17 3 0 3 0 6 7 0 13 0 0 0 3 .205 .267 .349
1982 37 Dodgers 21 13 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 5 1 2 0 1 0 0 .077 .316 .154
1982 37 Cubs 98 269 39 67 13 1 10 0 43 40 8 41 1 3 0 3 .249 .343 .416
1983 38 Cubs 86 140 16 36 7 0 6 0 22 20 6 24 2 0 3 4 .257 .362 .436
1984 39 Cubs 52 73 8 21 2 2 0 0 3 7 4 18 0 0 0 2 .288 .350 .370
1985 40 Dodgers 17 15 0 2 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 .133 .188 .200
20 Years 1,748 4,703 578 1,254 215 38 102 3 531 429 61 632 40 35 22 80 .267 .329 .394

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Jay Johnstone Fielding Stats

1966 Angels CF 13 10 288 30 2.3 30 30 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.81
1966 Angels LF 40 39 981 63 1.6 60 60 0 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .952 1.65
1966 Angels RF 13 12 321 26 2.0 26 24 2 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.19
1967 Angels CF 62 49 1,356 147 2.4 143 140 3 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .973 2.85
1967 Angels LF 1 0 9 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1967 Angels RF 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1968 Angels CF 21 18 480 42 2.0 42 39 3 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.36
1968 Angels LF 1 1 24 2 2.0 1 1 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .500 1.13
1968 Angels RF 7 7 180 13 1.9 13 12 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.95
1969 Angels CF 143 141 3,690 350 2.4 344 331 13 6 4 n/a n/a n/a .983 2.52
1970 Angels CF 88 69 1,980 194 2.2 190 185 5 4 3 n/a n/a n/a .979 2.59
1970 Angels LF 1 0 24 4 4.0 4 4 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.50
1970 Angels RF 11 9 237 16 1.5 16 14 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.82
1971 White Sox CF 92 86 2,187 204 2.2 197 189 8 7 1 n/a n/a n/a .966 2.43
1971 White Sox LF 11 4 171 18 1.6 18 17 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.84
1971 White Sox RF 24 12 402 22 0.9 21 21 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .955 1.41
1972 White Sox CF 83 50 1,602 151 1.8 149 144 5 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .987 2.51
1972 White Sox LF 14 2 123 4 0.3 4 4 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.88
1972 White Sox RF 7 4 114 10 1.4 10 10 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.37
1973 Athletics CF 1 0 12 2 2.0 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.50
1973 Athletics LF 3 0 12 3 1.0 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 6.75
1973 Athletics RF 3 0 18 3 1.0 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.50
1974 Phillies CF 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1974 Phillies LF 31 14 441 25 0.8 25 24 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.53
1974 Phillies RF 42 42 951 69 1.6 66 63 3 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .957 1.87
1975 Phillies CF 3 2 54 3 1.0 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.50
1975 Phillies RF 100 89 2,127 165 1.7 161 151 10 4 3 n/a n/a n/a .976 2.04
1976 Phillies 1B 6 3 84 32 5.3 29 27 2 3 1 n/a n/a n/a .906 9.32
1976 Phillies CF 1 0 6 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1976 Phillies LF 2 2 36 2 1.0 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.50
1976 Phillies RF 120 111 2,889 275 2.3 271 263 8 4 1 n/a n/a n/a .985 2.53
1977 Phillies 1B 19 17 354 138 7.3 137 131 6 1 16 n/a n/a n/a .993 10.45
1977 Phillies LF 5 1 45 4 0.8 4 4 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.40
1977 Phillies RF 86 72 2,037 163 1.9 163 155 8 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.16
1978 Phillies 1B 8 8 195 81 10.1 80 73 7 1 9 n/a n/a n/a .988 11.08
1978 Yankees LF 8 3 102 8 1.0 8 8 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.12
1978 Phillies LF 3 1 33 2 0.7 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.64
1978 Yankees RF 14 9 252 23 1.6 23 22 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.46
1978 Phillies RF 4 2 60 2 0.5 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 0.90
1979 Padres CF 8 5 171 12 1.5 12 11 1 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.89
1979 Yankees CF 4 0 42 5 1.3 5 5 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.21
1979 Padres LF 35 23 669 40 1.1 40 37 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.61
1979 Yankees LF 13 9 252 26 2.0 26 26 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.79
1979 Padres RF 4 4 96 13 3.3 12 12 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .923 3.38
1979 Yankees RF 2 0 12 1 0.5 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.25
1979 Padres 1B 21 17 435 142 6.8 139 125 14 3 10 n/a n/a n/a .979 8.63
1980 Dodgers LF 5 5 123 5 1.0 5 5 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.10
1980 Dodgers RF 57 53 1,239 105 1.8 101 93 8 4 0 n/a n/a n/a .962 2.20
1981 Dodgers 1B 2 0 39 15 7.5 15 14 1 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 10.38
1981 Dodgers LF 8 4 135 12 1.5 12 10 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.40
1981 Dodgers RF 8 5 144 10 1.3 9 9 0 1 0 n/a n/a n/a .900 1.69
1982 Cubs LF 36 25 663 58 1.6 58 55 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.36
1982 Cubs RF 58 52 1,296 108 1.9 105 99 6 3 0 n/a n/a n/a .972 2.19
1983 Cubs LF 36 30 738 57 1.6 55 52 3 2 1 n/a n/a n/a .965 2.01
1983 Cubs RF 8 2 63 4 0.5 2 2 0 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .500 0.86
1984 Cubs CF 1 0 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
1984 Cubs LF 7 4 120 7 1.0 7 7 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.58
1984 Cubs RF 8 5 129 5 0.6 5 5 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.05
RF Totals 577 490 12,570 1,033 1.8 1,010 961 49 23 7 n/a n/a n/a .978 2.17
CF Totals 521 430 11,874 1,140 2.2 1,117 1,079 38 23 10 n/a n/a n/a .980 2.54
LF Totals 260 167 4,701 340 1.3 334 321 13 6 1 n/a n/a n/a .982 1.92
1B Totals 56 45 1,107 408 7.3 400 370 30 8 38 n/a n/a n/a .980 9.76
19 Years 1,414 1,132 30,252 2,921 2.1 2,861 2,731 130 60 56 n/a n/a n/a .979 2.55

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Jay Johnstone Miscellaneous Stats

1966 Angels 3 3 .500 0 0 n/a 84.7 7.1 14.9 - - -
1967 Angels 3 2 .600 21 3 n/a 115.0 6.2 23.0 - - -
1968 Angels 2 1 .667 10 3 n/a 0.0 7.7 38.3 - - -
1969 Angels 3 9 .250 6 0 n/a 54.0 7.2 9.2 - - -
1970 Angels 1 0 1.000 27 3 n/a 29.1 6.0 8.2 - - -
1971 White Sox 10 5 .667 14 2 n/a 24.3 7.8 9.7 - - -
1972 White Sox 2 1 .667 26 5 n/a 65.3 6.2 15.4 - - -
1973 Athletics 0 1 .000 11 0 4 0.0 7.0 9.3 - - -
1974 Phillies 5 5 .500 7 0 n/a 33.3 7.1 6.7 - - -
1975 Phillies 7 3 .700 28 0 n/a 50.0 9.0 6.5 - - -
1976 Phillies 5 5 .500 13 0 n/a 88.0 11.3 8.3 - - -
1977 Phillies 3 7 .300 17 1 n/a 24.2 9.6 6.2 - - -
1978 Phillies 0 2 .000 21 0 n/a 0.0 6.2 14.0 - - -
1978 Yankees 0 1 .000 9 2 5 65.0 6.5 10.8 - - -
1979 Yankees 1 0 1.000 9 0 3 48.0 6.9 6.9 - - -
1979 Padres 1 3 .250 18 0 n/a 0.0 9.6 6.3 - - -
1980 Dodgers 3 2 .600 50 0 n/a 125.5 8.7 12.6 - - -
1981 Dodgers 0 1 .000 43 0 n/a 27.7 6.4 13.8 - - -
1982 Dodgers 0 0 .000 21 0 n/a 0.0 6.5 6.5 - - -
1982 Cubs 0 2 .000 18 0 n/a 26.9 6.6 6.3 - - -
1983 Cubs 1 1 .500 46 1 n/a 23.3 5.8 6.4 - - -
1984 Cubs 0 0 .000 43 0 n/a 0.0 4.1 24.3 - - -
1985 Dodgers 0 0 .000 17 0 n/a 0.0 7.5 7.5 - - -
20 Years 50 54 .481 475 20 12 46.1 7.4 8.9 - - -

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Jay Johnstone Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1966 California Angels 10 Undetermined - -
1967 California Angels 10 Undetermined - -
1968 California Angels 10 Undetermined - -
1969 California Angels 10 Undetermined - -
1970 California Angels 10 Undetermined - -
1971 Chicago White Sox 10 $22,500.00 - -
1972 Chicago White Sox 10 Undetermined - -
1973 Oakland Athletics 3 Undetermined - -
1974 Philadelphia Phillies 21 Undetermined - -
1975 Philadelphia Phillies 21 Undetermined - -
1976 Philadelphia Phillies 21 $55,000.00 - -
1977 Philadelphia Phillies 21 $183,000.00 - -
1978 Philadelphia Phillies 21 Undetermined - Stats
1978 New York Yankees 27 Undetermined - Stats
1979 New York Yankees 27 Undetermined - -
1979 San Diego Padres 21 Undetermined - -
1980 Los Angeles Dodgers 21 Undetermined - -
1981 Los Angeles Dodgers 21 Undetermined - Stats
1982 Los Angeles Dodgers 21 Undetermined - -
1982 Chicago Cubs 21 Undetermined - -
1983 Chicago Cubs 21 Undetermined - -
1984 Chicago Cubs 21 Undetermined - -
1985 Los Angeles Dodgers 12 $150,000.00 - -
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