John
Usselman
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 195
 
Born: May 21, 1934 in Venezuela
 
Ratings - Batting     Help
  AVG 2B 3B HR BB SO
Year Age Tm Lg Salary vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1953 19 WAS HL    
1954 20 WAS HL    
1955 21 WAS HL    
1956 22 WAS HL    
1957 23 WAS HL    
1958 24 WAS HL $ 300,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings    
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 300,000  
                                             
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Year Age Tm Lg Salary   vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA vL vR OA
1959 25 WAS HL $ 300,000  
1960 26 WAS HL $ 300,000  
1961 27 WAS HL $ 300,000  
1962 28 WAS HL $ 300,000  
1963 29 WAS HL $ 350,000  
1964 30 WAS HL $ 350,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 300,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 350,000  
Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Most Valuable Player or Rookie of the Year.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR OWS
1953 19 A   137 590 86 169 19 1 4 40 63 6 34 164 .286 .325 .342 .668 73.5  
1954 20 A   127 560 70 165 26 0 0 63 54 4 22 122 .295 .321 .341 .662 66.2  
1955 21 AA   84 350 49 102 14 0 4 39 28 3 17 66 .291 .324 .366 .690 43.9  
    A   53 233 23 78 6 0 0 26 18 2 14 57 .335 .372 .361 .733 32.8  
1956 22 AAA   102 402 49 112 22 0 6 45 12 6 23 90 .279 .318 .378 .696 46.7  
1957 23 AAA   130 491 73 149 25 0 13 61 32 4 31 118 .303 .345 .434 .779 74.4  
1958 24 WAS HL 27 60 10 21 6 3 1 11 4 2 1 9 .350 .375 .600 .975 12.3 2.6
    AAA   108 403 57 134 23 0 10 53 25 4 22 109 .333 .367 .464 .831 66.3  
1959 25 WAS HL 88 229 32 51 8 1 4 16 10 2 11 59 .223 .272 .319 .591 19.1 0.4
    AAA   40 169 31 49 7 0 2 18 9 2 7 48 .290 .318 .367 .685 19.8  
1960 26 WAS HL 141 452 48 104 17 1 8 38 23 6 19 149 .230 .277 .325 .602 41.2 2.7
1961 27 WAS HL 102 327 39 82 14 2 2 26 18 4 8 99 .251 .296 .324 .620 31.8 4.4
    AAA   34 159 33 54 7 2 5 16 14 2 11 42 .340 .382 .503 .885 29.9  
1962 28 WAS HL 148 484 54 119 25 3 5 42 35 9 18 154 .246 .304 .341 .645 52.4 4.7
1963 29 WAS HL 130 432 55 112 11 7 8 48 35 9 17 109 .259 .302 .373 .675 51.2 6.0
1964 30 WAS HL 144 438 40 94 15 3 5 47 27 12 21 146 .215 .270 .297 .567 35.3 1.5
7 Years Sim 780 2422 278 583 96 20 33 228 152 44 95 725 .241 .290 .338 .628 243.2 22.4
5 Years AAA 414 1624 243 498 84 2 36 193 92 18 94 407 .307 .362 .427 .789 237.1  
1 Years AA 84 350 49 102 14 0 4 39 28 3 17 66 .291 .340 .366 .705 43.9  
3 Years A 317 1383 179 412 51 1 4 129 135 12 70 343 .298 .346 .345 .691 172.6  
9 Years Minors 815 3357 471 1012 149 3 44 361 255 33 181 816 .301 .353 .387 .740 453.5  
162 Game Average 503 57 121 19 4 6 47 31 9 19 150 .241 .290 .338 .628 50.5  
Career Highs 148 484 55 119 25 7 8 48 35 12 21 154 .350 .375 .600 .975 52.4  
Career Batting Splits     Help
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Category G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS XR
vs RH   1643 156 345 50 11 23 147 98 26 52 522 .210 .257 .296 .552 113.5
vs LH   779 122 238 46 9 10 81 54 18 43 203 .306 .360 .426 .786 110.0
Home 401 1214 142 286 48 6 9 102 83 21 57 360 .236 .287 .307 .594 103.8
Away 379 1208 136 297 48 14 24 126 69 23 38 365 .246 .293 .368 .662 119.7
RISP   530 0 134 22 5 6 177 0 0 18 162 .253 .298 .347 .645 48.3
Pinch Hitting   8 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .125 .125 .250 .375 -0.3
Close/Late   225 40 64 13 3 0 14 0 2 5 65 .284 .324 .369 .692 22.1
Mar/Apr 109 358 46 87 11 2 3 38 21 5 14 108 .243 .292 .310 .602 30.7
May 131 387 37 89 16 3 5 34 25 6 20 123 .230 .280 .326 .605 35.1
June 129 419 50 97 17 3 8 45 25 5 12 144 .232 .268 .344 .612 37.4
July 104 325 38 79 13 1 7 30 19 5 14 103 .243 .290 .354 .644 32.4
August 133 414 45 100 19 4 3 32 17 9 19 108 .242 .299 .329 .628 35.7
Sep/Oct 174 519 62 131 20 7 7 49 45 14 16 139 .252 .307 .358 .665 52.1
Fielding Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Gold Glove.
Year Age Tm Lg Pos G GS IP PO A E DP FPct RF   DWS
1958 24 WAS HL SS 20 15 131.3 16 57 4 9 .948 5.00   0.8
1959 25 WAS HL SS 79 69 603.7 84 204 13 33 .957 4.29   3.8
    3B 2 0 4.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
    2B 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1960 26 WAS HL SS 139 132 1131.7 172 376 22 79 .961 4.36   6.6
1961 27 WAS HL SS 100 96 810.0 131 275 22 64 .949 4.51   2.4
    3B 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1962 28 WAS HL SS 145 145 1222.0 170 447 27 81 .958 4.54   7.4
    2B 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1963 29 WAS HL SS 130 128 1077.0 166 393 22 68 .962 4.67   5.1
1964 30 WAS HL SS 142 140 1136.7 167 406 25 68 .958 4.54   5.7
    3B 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
  SS 755 725 6112.3 906 2158 135 402 .958 4.51   31.8
  3B 4 0 7.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
  2B 2 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
Career Totals   761 725 6122.3 906 2158 135 402 .958 4.50   31.8
Career Highs   146 145 1224.0 172 447 27 81 .962 5.00    
Post-Season Batting Stats     Help
Bold lines indicate player won Post Season MVP Award.
Year Age Tm Lg G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO AVG OBP SLG OPS
1959 25 WAS HL 9 30 1 7 2 0 0 1 2 0 1 12 .233 .258 .300 .558
1960 26 WAS HL 4 13 1 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 4 .231 .214 .308 .522
Career Post-Season Batting 13 43 2 10 3 0 0 2 3 0 1 16 .233 .244 .302 .547
Batting Leaderboards     Help
Top 10 finishes. Stats are Year-Rank-Value. League leaders are in bold.
(*) indicates hit-less at-bats added to meet minimum plate appearances.
Season Rankings are League Based.
Triples
1963-10-7
Strikeouts
1960-9-149
1962-7-154
1964-7-146
       
 
   Black Ink Test: 0    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 1    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
 
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History
Drafted in 8th round, 181st overall pick, by Langlade in 1945
Had first career hit (double) on 4/20/1945, off Oliver Lipsey (STR)
Earned first career win on 5/9/1945
Hit first career homerun on 6/20/1945, off Gary Fiala (TF)
Injured on 7/25/1945 with a Torn Bicep Muscle, out for 5 weeks
Injured on 7/27/1956 with a Bone Chips Elbow, out for 4 weeks
Injured on 5/28/1957 with a Pulled Bicep Muscle, out for 4-5 weeks
Injured on 8/12/1957 with a Inflamed Elbow Ligament, out for 1-2 weeks
Had first career hit (triple) on 8/11/1958, off Shawn Singley (PB)
Hit first career homerun on 10/3/1958, off Joseph Bullivant (PB)
1/26/1963: Gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration
Injured on 5/24/1963 with a Sprained Wrist, out for 1-2 weeks
1/26/1964: Gets a new one-year contract worth $350,000 through salary arbitration