John McDonald Stats

John McDonald was born on Tuesday, September 24, 1974, in New London, Connecticut. McDonald was 24 years old when he broke into the big leagues on July 4, 1999, with the Cleveland Indians. 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 John McDonald baseball stats page.

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"John McDonald has earned a reputation as one of baseball's premier defensive shortstops. The veteran infielder has a knack for spectacular grabs and pinpoint throws, helping him evolve into a favorite for Blue Jays fans over the past few seasons." - Sportswriter Jordan Bastian on MLB.com (06/19/10, 'McDonald molded by courageous father')

John McDonald

John McDonald Autograph on a 2000 Topps (#T27)

John McDonald Autograph on a 2000 Topps (#T27)

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Birth Name:
John Joseph McDonald
Nickname:
Johnny Mac or The Prime Minister of Defense
Born On:
09-24-1974  (Libra)
Place of Birth Data Born In:
New London, 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:
East High School (Lyme, CT)
College:
Batting Stances Chart Bats:
Right
Throwing Arms Chart Throws:
Right
Player Height Chart Height:
5-09
Player Weight Chart Weight:
185
First Game:
07-04-1999 (Age 24)
Last Game:
09-28-2014
Draft:
1996 : 12th Round (363rd)

John McDonald

John McDonald Pitching Stats

2013 39 Phillies 1 0 1 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 0 0.1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
1 Year 1 0 1 0 0 .000 0.00 0 0 0 0.1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

John McDonald

John McDonald Hitting Stats

1999 25 Indians 18 21 2 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 .333 .333 .333
2000 26 Indians 9 9 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .444 .444 .444
2001 27 Indians 17 22 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 7 1 0 1 0 .091 .167 .136
2002 28 Indians 93 264 35 66 11 3 1 0 12 10 0 50 7 2 5 4 .250 .288 .326
2003 29 Indians 82 214 21 46 9 1 1 0 14 11 0 31 4 2 2 4 .215 .258 .280
2004 30 Indians 66 93 17 19 5 1 2 0 7 4 0 11 3 0 0 2 .204 .237 .344
2005 31 Blue Jays 37 93 8 27 3 0 0 0 12 6 0 12 3 2 2 3 .290 .340 .323
2005 31 Tigers 31 73 10 19 3 1 0 0 4 5 0 12 0 0 0 3 .260 .308 .329
2006 32 Blue Jays 104 260 35 58 7 3 3 1 23 16 0 41 6 2 2 8 .223 .271 .308
2007 33 Blue Jays 123 327 32 82 20 2 1 0 31 11 0 48 12 1 2 4 .251 .279 .333
2008 34 Blue Jays 84 186 21 39 8 0 1 0 18 10 0 25 7 2 2 3 .210 .255 .269
2009 35 Blue Jays 73 151 18 39 7 0 4 0 13 1 0 18 1 1 2 1 .258 .271 .384
2010 36 Blue Jays 63 152 27 38 9 2 6 0 23 6 0 26 2 3 0 5 .250 .273 .454
2011 37 Blue Jays 65 168 19 42 8 1 2 0 20 8 0 18 3 2 1 1 .250 .285 .345
2011 37 Diamondbacks 19 59 2 10 2 0 0 0 2 4 0 9 0 0 0 0 .169 .222 .203
2012 38 Diamondbacks 70 197 16 49 9 0 6 0 22 12 5 33 2 0 1 3 .249 .295 .386
2013 39 Pirates 16 31 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 3 0 8 0 0 1 1 .065 .171 .097
2013 39 Indians 8 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .125 .000
2013 39 Phillies 21 23 5 4 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 4 1 0 0 3 .174 .208 .304
2013 39 Red Sox 6 8 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 .250 .333 .250
2014 40 Angels 95 76 4 13 2 0 0 0 5 7 0 18 5 1 2 1 .171 .256 .197
16 Years 1,100 2,434 276 568 105 14 28 1 210 118 5 379 57 18 23 48 .233 .273 .323

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John McDonald Fielding Stats

1999 Indians 2B 7 1 63 18 2.6 18 7 11 0 4 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 7.71
1999 Indians SS 6 1 63 10 1.7 10 1 9 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .909 4.29
2000 Indians 2B 2 0 12 4 2.0 4 2 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 9.00
2000 Indians SS 7 0 57 8 1.1 8 2 6 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.79
2001 Indians 2B 3 0 18 4 1.3 4 2 2 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 6.00
2001 Indians 3B 3 0 18 2 0.7 2 0 2 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.00
2001 Indians SS 9 3 146 22 2.4 21 8 13 1 2 n/a n/a n/a .955 3.88
2002 Indians 2B 64 56 1,460 282 4.4 278 94 184 4 42 n/a n/a n/a .986 5.14
2002 Indians 3B 10 6 183 17 1.7 15 4 11 2 0 n/a n/a n/a .882 2.21
2002 Indians SS 21 14 401 75 3.6 73 31 42 2 10 n/a n/a n/a .973 4.92
2003 Indians 2B 37 31 822 147 4.0 144 49 95 3 27 n/a n/a n/a .980 4.73
2003 Indians 3B 23 9 336 30 1.3 27 10 17 3 2 n/a n/a n/a .900 2.17
2003 Indians SS 27 20 585 97 3.6 93 39 54 4 17 n/a n/a n/a .959 4.29
2004 Indians 2B 12 4 145 33 2.8 33 10 23 0 5 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 6.14
2004 Indians 3B 9 1 73 13 1.4 13 1 12 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.81
2004 Indians SS 30 15 500 95 3.2 90 25 65 5 16 n/a n/a n/a .947 4.86
2005 Blue Jays 2B 5 2 69 16 3.2 16 9 7 0 3 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 6.26
2005 Blue Jays SS 32 25 672 129 4.0 126 38 88 3 19 n/a n/a n/a .977 5.06
2005 Tigers 2B 8 3 102 14 1.8 14 5 9 0 3 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.71
2005 Tigers 3B 1 1 27 2 2.0 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.00
2005 Tigers SS 22 17 453 103 4.7 98 29 69 5 16 n/a n/a n/a .951 5.84
2006 Blue Jays 2B 10 5 132 26 2.6 26 11 15 0 3 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 5.32
2006 Blue Jays 3B 2 0 12 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
2006 Blue Jays SS 90 76 1,986 350 3.9 336 105 231 14 57 n/a n/a n/a .960 4.57
2007 Blue Jays 3B 15 8 279 40 2.7 39 10 29 1 5 n/a n/a n/a .975 3.77
2007 Blue Jays SS 102 93 2,397 450 4.4 442 148 294 8 66 n/a n/a n/a .982 4.98
2008 Blue Jays 2B 1 0 9 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a .000 0.00
2008 Blue Jays 3B 4 2 69 5 1.3 5 0 5 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.96
2008 Blue Jays SS 67 52 1,434 223 3.3 214 80 134 9 33 n/a n/a n/a .960 4.03
2009 Blue Jays 2B 8 5 165 38 4.8 38 8 30 0 7 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 6.22
2009 Blue Jays 3B 10 9 234 22 2.2 20 3 17 2 2 n/a n/a n/a .909 2.31
2009 Blue Jays LF 4 2 66 3 0.8 3 3 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.23
2009 Blue Jays SS 31 19 594 105 3.4 104 38 66 1 22 n/a n/a n/a .990 4.73
2010 Blue Jays 2B 23 15 450 83 3.6 82 32 50 1 20 n/a n/a n/a .988 4.92
2010 Blue Jays 3B 19 12 342 40 2.1 37 11 26 3 3 n/a n/a n/a .925 2.92
2010 Blue Jays LF 2 2 45 2 1.0 2 2 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.20
2010 Blue Jays SS 19 11 345 67 3.5 66 24 42 1 13 n/a n/a n/a .985 5.17
2011 Blue Jays 2B 21 16 444 82 3.9 81 24 57 1 13 n/a n/a n/a .988 4.93
2011 Blue Jays 3B 26 15 486 58 2.2 57 18 39 1 8 n/a n/a n/a .983 3.17
2011 Blue Jays SS 20 10 375 69 3.5 68 21 47 1 14 n/a n/a n/a .986 4.90
2011 Diamondbacks SS 18 15 417 81 4.5 80 28 52 1 8 n/a n/a n/a .988 5.18
2012 Diamondbacks 2B 4 3 78 16 4.0 16 6 10 0 2 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 5.54
2012 Diamondbacks 3B 5 1 50 5 1.0 5 2 3 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 2.70
2012 Diamondbacks SS 54 47 1,279 210 3.9 209 67 142 1 31 n/a n/a n/a .995 4.41
2013 Pirates 2B 4 1 42 12 3.0 12 6 6 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 7.71
2013 Pirates SS 13 8 198 30 2.3 28 9 19 2 6 n/a n/a n/a .933 3.82
2013 Indians 3B 8 2 84 8 1.0 7 1 6 1 1 n/a n/a n/a .875 2.25
2013 Phillies 2B 1 0 9 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.00
2013 Phillies 3B 8 0 72 10 1.3 10 3 7 0 4 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 3.75
2013 Phillies LF 1 0 2 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 13.50
2013 Phillies P 1 0 1 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 27.00
2013 Phillies SS 6 3 96 19 3.2 18 5 13 1 3 n/a n/a n/a .947 5.06
2013 Red Sox 2B 6 2 75 13 2.2 13 7 6 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 4.68
2014 Angels 2B 2 1 33 7 3.5 7 4 3 0 1 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 5.73
2014 Angels 3B 73 10 597 66 0.9 64 16 48 2 5 n/a n/a n/a .970 2.89
2014 Angels SS 16 5 246 40 2.5 38 19 19 2 4 n/a n/a n/a .950 4.17
SS Totals 590 434 12,244 2,183 3.7 2,122 717 1,405 62 339 n/a n/a n/a .972 4.68
2B Totals 218 145 4,128 796 3.7 787 277 510 9 133 n/a n/a n/a .989 5.15
3B Totals 216 76 2,862 318 1.5 303 81 222 15 30 n/a n/a n/a .953 2.86
LF Totals 7 4 113 6 0.9 6 6 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 1.43
P Totals 1 0 1 1 1.0 1 1 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a 1.000 27.00
16 Years 1,032 659 19,348 3,304 3.2 3,219 1,082 2,137 86 502 n/a n/a n/a .974 4.49

John McDonald

John McDonald Miscellaneous Stats

1999 Indians 0 1 .000 4 2 0 0.0 7.0 0.0 - - -
2000 Indians 0 0 .000 2 0 0 0.0 9.0 0.0 - - -
2001 Indians 0 0 .000 2 1 0 0.0 3.1 0.0 - - -
2002 Indians 3 0 1.000 3 5 0 264.0 5.3 22.0 - - -
2003 Indians 3 3 .500 2 14 0 214.0 6.9 15.3 - - -
2004 Indians 0 0 .000 13 19 7 46.5 8.5 13.3 - - -
2005 Blue Jays 5 0 1.000 7 0 0 0.0 7.8 7.8 - - -
2005 Tigers 1 1 .500 2 1 0 0.0 6.1 18.3 - - -
2006 Blue Jays 7 2 .778 6 3 0 86.7 6.3 11.3 - - -
2007 Blue Jays 7 2 .778 4 8 0 327.0 6.8 10.5 - - -
2008 Blue Jays 3 1 .750 2 12 0 186.0 7.4 10.3 - - -
2009 Blue Jays 0 2 .000 2 21 0 37.8 8.4 11.6 - - -
2010 Blue Jays 2 1 .667 1 12 0 25.3 5.8 6.6 - - -
2011 Blue Jays 2 4 .333 0 0 0 84.0 9.3 8.4 - - -
2011 Diamondbacks 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 6.6 29.5 - - -
2012 Diamondbacks 0 1 .000 12 0 0 32.8 6.0 9.0 - - -
2013 Pirates 0 0 .000 1 0 0 0.0 3.9 31.0 - - -
2013 Indians 0 0 .000 0 2 0 0.0 7.0 0.0 - - -
2013 Phillies 0 0 .000 6 5 0 23.0 5.8 7.7 0.00 27.03 0.00
2013 Red Sox 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 2.7 0.0 - - -
2014 Angels 1 1 .500 10 12 2 0.0 4.2 15.2 - - -
16 Years 34 19 .642 79 117 9 86.9 6.4 11.6 0.00 27.03 0.00

John McDonald

John McDonald Miscellaneous Items of Interest

1999 Cleveland Indians 8 $200,000.00 - -
2000 Cleveland Indians 72 $200,000.00 - -
2001 Cleveland Indians 8 $209,000.00 - -
2002 Cleveland Indians 8 $210,000.00 - -
2003 Cleveland Indians 8 $314,400.00 - -
2004 Cleveland Indians 8 $324,400.00 - -
2005 Toronto Blue Jays 6 "     " - -
2005 Detroit Tigers 36 $400,000.00 - -
2006 Toronto Blue Jays 6 $500,000.00 - -
2007 Toronto Blue Jays 6 $750,000.00 - -
2008 Toronto Blue Jays 6 $1,900,000.00 - -
2009 Toronto Blue Jays 6 $1,900,000.00 - -
2010 Toronto Blue Jays 6 $1,500,000.00 - -
2011 Toronto Blue Jays 6 $1,500,000.00 - -
2011 Arizona Diamondbacks 16 $1,500,000.00
2012 Arizona Diamondbacks 16 $1,500,000.00 - -
2013 Pittsburgh Pirates 17 $1,500,000.00 - -
2013 Cleveland Indians 7 "     " - -
2013 Philadelphia Phillies 4 "     " - -
2013 Boston Red Sox 10 "     " - -
2014 Los Angeles Angels 8 $850,000.00 - -
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