John
Voss
 
Nickname: Crazy
 
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Height: 0' 0''
Weight: 225
 
Born: April 24, 1928 in Usa
 
Awards & Accomplishments
Kennel Cups Won 1954   
All-Star Selections 1960    1961   
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
1950 22 BLA HL $ 300,000  
1951 23 BLA HL $ 300,000  
1952 24 BLA HL $ 300,000  
1953 25 BLA HL $ 300,000  
1954 26 STR SP $ 2,551,429  
1955 27 STR SP $ 5,250,000  
1956 28 STR SP $ 8,000,000  
1957 29 STR SP $ 8,000,000  
1958 30 STR SP $ 4,600,000  
OOTP5 Min Ratings $ 300,000  
OOTP5 Max Ratings $ 8,000,000  
                                             
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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 31 STR SP $ 4,600,000  
1960 32 STR SP $ 4,600,000  
1961 33 STR SP $ 4,600,000  
1962 34 LAN SP $ 4,400,000  
1963 35 LAN SP $ 4,400,000  
1964 36 LAN SP $ 1,900,000  
OOTP6 Min Ratings $ 1,900,000  
OOTP6 Max Ratings $ 4,600,000  
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
1950 22 BLA HL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 1.000 .000 1.000 0.3 0.0
    AAA   12 52 5 12 4 0 2 9 0 0 3 14 .231 .273 .423 .696 5.9  
    AA   77 290 34 87 19 0 8 38 7 3 20 54 .300 .345 .448 .793 42.8  
    A   42 183 24 64 4 0 3 20 7 2 13 28 .350 .393 .421 .814 29.3  
1951 23 BLA HL 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1.0 0.3
    AAA   132 550 80 145 26 0 12 62 5 3 50 102 .264 .325 .376 .701 67.6  
1952 24 BLA HL 7 11 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 .182 .182 .455 .636 1.1 0.0
    AAA   125 473 74 167 36 0 25 80 4 3 64 78 .353 .430 .588 1.018 107.1  
1953 25 BLA HL 145 430 64 116 19 5 18 79 0 1 33 105 .270 .320 .463 .783 63.9 8.6
1954 26 BLA HL 82 139 21 42 7 0 7 28 0 0 13 19 .302 .365 .504 .869 25.1 4.7
  STR SP 57 209 35 56 14 0 16 44 1 0 24 32 .268 .346 .565 .911 39.9 7.8
  TOT   139 348 56 98 21 0 23 72 1 0 37 51 .282 .354 .540 .894 65.0 12.5
1955 27 STR SP 132 509 91 159 22 3 27 76 1 0 41 49 .312 .364 .527 .890 92.6 19.4
1956 28 STR SP 148 596 107 184 29 3 29 91 7 4 59 27 .309 .373 .513 .886 105.8 21.1
1957 29 STR SP 143 574 111 167 24 10 33 98 2 2 46 43 .291 .350 .540 .890 103.2 19.0
1958 30 STR SP 155 599 73 146 20 9 13 83 6 5 45 44 .244 .298 .372 .670 65.8 7.2
1959 31 STR SP 156 539 77 150 27 0 22 82 5 1 54 41 .278 .346 .451 .797 82.4 15.2
1960 32 STR SP 153 585 115 181 21 0 37 94 3 2 57 26 .309 .376 .535 .911 112.8 26.4
1961 33 STR SP 157 595 92 193 33 1 30 96 6 3 51 38 .324 .380 .534 .914 113.8 25.3
1962 34 LAN SP 158 559 76 135 25 1 20 60 5 0 49 74 .242 .304 .397 .701 67.9 7.2
1963 35 LAN SP 133 278 31 66 11 1 12 38 1 1 27 42 .237 .309 .414 .722 35.2 4.1
1964 36 LAN SP 94 156 15 34 4 0 3 13 0 0 12 43 .218 .276 .301 .578 12.2 0.3
15 Years Sim 1723 5781 910 1633 256 33 268 885 37 19 512 584 .282 .343 .477 .820 923.0 166.7
3 Years AAA 269 1075 159 324 66 0 39 151 9 6 117 194 .301 .372 .472 .844 180.6  
1 Years AA 77 290 34 87 19 0 8 38 7 3 20 54 .300 .348 .448 .797 42.8  
1 Years A 42 183 24 64 4 0 3 20 7 2 13 28 .350 .394 .421 .815 29.3  
5 Years Minors 388 1548 217 475 89 0 50 209 23 11 150 276 .307 .370 .461 .832 252.7  
162 Game Average 543 85 153 24 3 25 83 3 1 48 54 .282 .343 .477 .820 86.8  
Career Highs 158 599 115 193 33 10 37 98 7 5 59 105 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 113.8  
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   4238 651 1162 168 20 195 639 30 16 360 406 .274 .333 .461 .795 639.4
vs LH   1543 259 471 88 13 73 246 7 3 152 178 .305 .370 .521 .891 279.6
Home 857 2847 443 818 140 14 140 441 14 10 237 284 .287 .344 .494 .838 464.1
Away 866 2934 467 815 116 19 128 444 23 9 275 300 .278 .343 .461 .804 454.9
RISP   1375 0 395 59 11 64 597 0 0 154 153 .287 .353 .486 .838 234.9
Pinch Hitting   308 39 90 15 0 10 46 2 1 29 46 .292 .351 .438 .789 46.7
Close/Late   730 85 211 34 3 27 105 0 0 77 72 .289 .360 .455 .815 116.3
Mar/Apr 255 889 123 247 37 3 40 122 5 3 68 89 .278 .333 .461 .794 132.3
May 294 994 173 306 39 8 45 146 5 2 87 102 .308 .366 .499 .865 172.0
June 300 988 164 266 41 10 47 139 6 6 95 100 .269 .337 .474 .810 153.7
July 261 870 145 239 38 5 45 146 8 4 81 91 .275 .336 .485 .821 140.0
August 299 1024 163 308 60 4 52 176 6 2 89 102 .301 .357 .520 .877 180.2
Sep/Oct 314 1016 142 267 41 3 39 156 7 2 92 100 .263 .328 .424 .753 140.8
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
1950 22 BLA HL RF 1 1 4.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1951 23 BLA HL LF 1 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1952 24 BLA HL LF 1 1 9.0 3 0 0 0 1.000 3.00   0.0
1953 25 BLA HL LF 117 83 800.0 159 1 4 1 .976 1.80   1.3
    RF 12 10 91.0 25 0 1 0 .962 2.47    
    SS 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
1954 26 BLA HL LF 63 32 241.2 58 0 1 0 .983 2.16   0.6
    RF 8 7 40.9 11 0 0 0 1.000 2.42   0.0
    2B 1 0 1.2 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
  STR SP LF 44 23 366.5 89 1 2 0 .978 2.21   1.2
    RF 5 5 62.1 16 0 0 0 1.000 2.32   0.0
    2B 0 0 1.8 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
  TOT   LF 107 55 607.7 147 1 3 0 .980 2.19   1.8
      RF 13 12 103.0 27 0 0 0 1.000 2.36   0.0
      2B 1 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 .000 .00   0.0
1955 27 STR SP LF 130 123 1111.3 264 4 5 0 .982 2.17   3.7
1956 28 STR SP LF 148 143 1284.0 298 6 4 1 .987 2.13   4.2
1957 29 STR SP LF 141 138 1248.7 299 4 1 2 .997 2.18   2.8
    RF 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00    
1958 30 STR SP LF 150 144 1309.7 288 8 1 0 .997 2.03   3.1
    CF 1 1 9.0 5 0 0 0 1.000 5.00    
    RF 1 0 8.0 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.25    
1959 31 STR SP LF 151 142 1248.3 250 8 5 3 .981 1.86   1.7
    RF 1 0 2.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.50    
1960 32 STR SP LF 148 139 1238.3 307 4 6 2 .981 2.26   2.3
1961 33 STR SP LF 148 144 1273.0 307 4 9 2 .972 2.20   2.0
    RF 5 0 13.0 5 0 0 0 1.000 3.46    
1962 34 LAN SP LF 138 135 1203.3 287 5 4 1 .986 2.18   2.3
    RF 5 0 11.3 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.79    
1963 35 LAN SP LF 44 28 275.0 71 3 1 1 .987 2.42   1.7
    RF 32 27 235.0 63 4 3 1 .957 2.57    
    2B 2 0 5.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.80   0.0
    CF 1 0 3.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 3.00    
1964 36 LAN SP LF 38 26 252.7 63 1 1 0 .985 2.28   0.5
    RF 6 0 14.7 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.23    
  LF 1462 1301 11863.0 2743 49 44 13 .984 2.12   27.4
  RF 77 50 483.0 126 4 4 1 .970 2.42   0.0
  CF 2 1 12.0 6 0 0 0 1.000 4.50    
  2B 3 0 8.0 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.13   0.0
  SS 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00   0.0
Career Totals   1545 1352 12367.0 2876 53 48 14 .984 2.13   27.4
Career Highs   153 145 1326.7 312 8 9 3 1.000 3.00    
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
1954 26 STR SP 16 57 8 12 1 0 1 9 0 0 12 12 .211 .343 .281 .624
1955 27 STR SP 3 13 2 5 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 .385 .385 .538 .923
1956 28 STR SP 10 39 4 11 3 0 1 2 0 0 3 0 .282 .349 .436 .785
Career Post-Season Batting 29 109 14 28 4 1 2 15 0 0 15 12 .257 .349 .367 .716
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.
Batting Average
1956-8-.309
Slugging Pct
1957-10-.540
1960-5-.535
1961-5-.534
OPS
1960-8-.911
1961-6-.914
XR
1956-8-105.8
1960-6-112.8
1961-5-113.8
Games
1961-4-157
1962-3-158
At-Bats
1961-8-595
Runs
1956-4-107
1957-5-111
1960-4-115
Hits
1956-7-184
1960-10-181
1961-8-193
Total Bases
1956-8-306
1957-7-310
1960-5-313
1961-2-318
Singles
1956-9-123
Homeruns
1956-8-29
1957-5-33
1960-3-37
1961-6-30
CAR-40-268
RBIs
1961-8-96
 
   Black Ink Test: 0    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 48)
   Gray Ink Test: 54    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 130)
   Hall of Fame Standards: 29    (Avg Batter in HOF ~ 54)
 
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History
Drafted in 1st round, 4th overall pick, by Blackwood in 1950
Had first career hit on 9/18/1951, off James Sturges (COT)
Hit first career homerun on 7/24/1952, off Gerald Alton (COT)
Traded from Blackwood to Stratford on 7/31/1954 (Going to STR: LF J. Voss. Going to BLA: P S. Ackley)
Won Player of the Week award on 8/25/1954, hitting .444 with 3 HR, 6 RBI
Won Kennel Cup with Stratford in 1954
Injured on 4/6/1956 with a Bruised Ribs, out for one week
Had 5 hits with 1 RBI against Twin Falls on 6/5/1956
Won Batter of the Month award on 10/1/1956, hitting .326 with 9 HR, 27 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 5/12/1957, hitting .417 with 3 HR, 4 RBI
Drove in 6 runs against Redsand on 5/19/1957
Was selected to the 1957 Allstar game
Won Player of the Week award on 5/12/1959, hitting .519 with 4 HR, 10 RBI
Had 5 hits with 2 RBI against Hinsdale on 6/3/1960
Won Player of the Week award on 6/9/1960, hitting .500 with 3 HR, 4 RBI
Won Batter of the Month award on 7/1/1960, hitting .350 with 8 HR, 17 RBI
Was selected to the 1960 Allstar game
Won Batter of the Month award on 9/1/1960, hitting .370 with 9 HR, 29 RBI
Won Player of the Week award on 6/2/1961, hitting .429 with 3 HR, 6 RBI
Was selected to the 1961 Allstar game
Won Player of the Week award on 9/29/1961, hitting .522 with 4 HR, 9 RBI
Signed as a free agent by Langlade on 2/8/1962 to a 2-year deal worth $4,400,000 per year
10/23/1963: Signed a contract extension with Langlade, $1,900,000 per year, for 1 years