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Johnny Lindell
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Birthdate: 8/30/1916
Died: 8/27/1985
Height / Weight: 6' 4.5" / 217 lbs.
Place of Birth: Greeley, CO, USA
Bats / Throws: R / R

Baseball Historian Biography

Born in Greeley Colorado on August 30 1916 6-ft, 4-inches; 205 lbs. <> Big Johnny Lindell batted .242 in 78 games for the 1949 World Champion Yankees. The low average was offset by some timely hits made in the last days of the pennant race against the Red Sox. Joined the Yankees as a pitcher in ’42. Was placed in the outfield when he developed hitting power. Spent 1945 in the service. Traded to Cardinals early in 1950.


Pitching Statistics
Year Team G GS W L SV CG SHO IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO WP HBP BK ERA
1942 NYY (AL) 23 2 2 1 1 0 0 52.2 52 25 22 3 22 0 28 1 1 1 3.76
1953 PHI (NL) 5 3 1 1 0 2 0 23.1 22 16 11 0 23 0 16 3 0 0 4.24
1953 PIT (NL) 27 23 5 16 0 13 1 175.2 173 106 92 17 116 0 102 8 6 0 4.71
14 years   55 28 8 18 1 15 1 251.2 247 147 125 20 161 0 146 12 7 1 4.48
Batting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS IBB HBP SH SF AVG OBP SLG
1941 NYY (AL) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .0 .0 SLG
1942 NYY (AL) 27 24 1 6 1 0 0 4 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 SLG
1943 NYY (AL) 122 441 53 108 17 12 4 51 51 55 2 5 0 4 4 0 .245 .329 SLG
1944 NYY (AL) 149 594 91 178 33 16 18 103 44 56 5 4 0 3 5 0 .300 .351 SLG
1945 NYY (AL) 41 159 26 45 6 3 1 20 17 10 2 1 0 3 2 0 .283 .363 SLG
1946 NYY (AL) 102 332 41 86 10 5 10 40 32 47 4 1 0 2 3 0 .259 .328 SLG
1947 NYY (AL) 127 476 66 131 18 7 11 67 32 70 1 2 0 1 4 0 .275 .322 SLG
1948 NYY (AL) 88 309 58 98 17 2 13 55 35 50 0 0 0 0 1 0 .317 .387 SLG
1949 NYY (AL) 78 211 33 51 10 0 6 27 35 27 3 0 0 0 0 0 .242 .350 SLG
1950 NYY (AL) 7 21 2 4 0 0 0 2 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .190 .320 SLG
1950 STL (NL) 36 113 16 21 5 2 5 16 15 24 0 0 0 1 3 0 .186 .287 SLG
1953 PIT (NL) 58 91 11 26 6 1 4 15 16 15 0 0 0 2 0 0 .286 .404 SLG
1953 PHI (NL) 11 18 3 7 1 0 0 2 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .389 .542 SLG
1954 PHI (NL) 7 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .429 SLG
14 years   854 2795 401 762 124 48 72 404 289 366 17 13 0 16 22 0 .273 .344 .SLG



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