John Valentin

John William Valentin
Batted: Right
Threw: Right
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 185 lbs.
Born: February 18, 1967 in Mineola, NY
Drafted: 5th round 1988 by the Boston Red Sox
Acquired: as a free agent, January 2002
Departed: as a free agent, October 2002

 

After starring for several years with the Red Sox, John succumbed to a variety of injury problems. He came back briefly in 2002, winning a utility role with the Mets. Pictured here is an autographed 1992 Fleer Update card. Over a dozen nice-looking cards appear below the stats box.

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BATTING RECORD (team-leading totals in red)

YEAR CLUB      G   AB   R    H  2B 3B  HR RBI   TB SB CS  SO  BB HBP SAC SF  OBP  SLG  AVG
==========================================================================================
1992 Bos AL   58  185  21   51  13  0   5  25   79  1  0  17  20   2   4  1 .351 .427 .276
1993 Bos AL  144  468  50  130  40  3  11  66  209  3  4  77  49   2  16  4 .346 .447 .278
1994 Bos AL   84  301  53   95  26  2   9  49  152  3  1  38  42   3   5  4 .400 .505 .316
1995 Bos AL  135  520 108  155  37  2  27 102  277 20  5  67  81  10   4  6 .399 .533 .298
1996 Bos AL  131  527  84  156  29  3  13  59  230  9 10  59  63   7   2  7 .374 .436 .296
1997 Bos AL  143  575  95  176  47  5  18  77  287  7  4  66  58   5   1  5 .372 .499 .306
1998 Bos AL  153  588 113  145  44  1  23  73  260  4  5  82  77   9   2  5 .340 .442 .247
1999 Bos AL  113  450  58  114  27  1  12  70  179  0  1  68  40   4   1  8 .315 .398 .253
2000 Bos AL   10   35   6    9   1  0   2   2   16  0  1   5   2   0   1  0 .297 .457 .257
2001 Bos AL   20   60   8   12   2  0   1   5   17  0  0   8   9   1   0  0 .314 .283 .200
2002 *METS*  114  208  18   50  15  0   3  30   74  0  0  37  22  
10   0  2 .339 .356 .240
==========================================================================================
METS TOTALS  114  208  18   50  15  0   3  30   74  0  0  37  22  10   0  2 .339 .356 .240
OTHER CLUBS  991 3709 596 1043 266 17 121 528 1706 47 31 487 441  43  36 40 .361 .460 .281
==========================================================================================
CAREER TOTS 1105 3917 614 1093 281 17 124 558 1780 47 31 524 463  53  36 42 .360 .454 .279

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This is a list of the John Valentin cards that I already have in my collection. If you have any cards that are not listed here, and you are willing to donate or trade them, contact me at Rounding Third. Items that are struck through are no longer a part of the Rounding Third collection, having been sold for charity.

jv3

1990 Best

1992 SkyBox AAA

1993 Denny's

1994 Donruss

1988 P&L Promotions Cape Cod League #138

1989 Star Winter Haven Red Sox #25

1990 Best #283

1991 Line Drive AA #473

jv4

1995 Select

1992 Donruss The Rookies Phenoms #BC-19
1992 Fleer Update #U-4
(autographed)
1992 SkyBox AAA #169

1993 Bowman #690
1993 Denny's Grand Slam #21
1993 Donruss #251
1993 Fleer #183
1993 Leaf #87
1993 Pinnacle #482
(The Idols)
1993 Score #243
1993 Score Select #344
1993 Topps #424
1993 Topps Inaugural Colorado Rockies #424
1993 Topps Stadium Club #508
1993 Toys R Us #10
1993 Upper Deck #387

1995 Collector's Choice Special Edition
Silver Signature

1994 Donruss #517
1994 Donruss Triple Play #208
1994 Leaf #77
1994 Pinnacle #126
1994 Score #417
1994 Score Gold Rush #417
1994 Topps #568
1994 Upper Deck #373
1994 Upper Deck Collector's Choice #278
1994 Upper Deck Collector's Choice Silver Signature #278
1994 Upper Deck Electric Diamond #373

1995 Pinnacle #75
1995 Pinnacle Select #98
1995 Pinnacle Zenith #54
1995 Score #8
1995 Score #314
(Highlight)
1995 Score Gold Rush #8
1995 Topps #36
1995 Topps Embossed #10
1995 Topps Embossed Golden Idols #10
1995 Topps Finest #53
1995 Topps Stadium Club #62
1995 Upper Deck #163
1995 Upper Deck Collector's Choice #409
1995 Upper Deck Collector's Choice Special Edition #189
1995 Upper Deck Collector's Choice Special Edition #265
(checklist)
1995 Upper Deck Collector's Choice Special Edition Silver Signature #189
1995 Upper Deck Collector's Choice Special Edition Silver Signature #265
(checklist)
1995 Upper Deck SP #128
1995 Upper Deck SP Championship Series #124

jv5

jv6

1996 Studio

1996 Stadium Club
Members Only

1998 Score

1999 Skybox Premium

1996 Bazooka #120
1996 Fleer #37
1996 Fleer Boston Red Sox #16
1996 Leaf Studio #25
1996 Pacific Crown Collection #255
1996 Panini Stickers #141
1996 Pinnacle Select #126
1996 Pinnacle Select Certified Artist's Proof #34
1996 Pinnacle Zenith Mozaics #9
(with Mo Vaughn)
1996 Score #33
1996 Score Dugout Collection #32
1996 Topps #164
1996 Topps Stadium Club Members Only #42

1997 New Pinnacle

1997 Bowman International #19
1997 Donruss #163
1997 Fleer Ultra #401
1997 New Pinnacle #96
1997 Pacific Crown Collection #47
1997 Score #101
1997 Topps #134
1997 Upper Deck #309
1997 Upper Deck Collector's Choice #280

1998 Bowman International #254
1998 Donruss #47
1998 Leaf Fractal Foundations #67
(1112/3999)
1998 Pacific Aurora #19
1998 Pacific Crown Collection #48
1998 Pacific Online Silver #128
1998 Pinnacle #75
(away)
1998 Pinnacle #75
(home)
1998 Pinnacle #75
(totals)
1998 Score #175
1998 Score Boston Red Sox Team Set #10
1998 Score Rookie and Traded #RT96
1998 Topps #452
1998 Upper Deck #48
1998 Upper Deck Collector's Choice #326

1999 Pacific Crown Royale

1999 Bowman #12
1999 Bowman Chrome #12
1999 Bowman International #12
1999 Fleer Tradition #238
1999 Pacific Aurora #31
1999 Pacific Crown Collection #50
1999 Pacific Crown Royale #26
1999 Pacific Invincible #28
1999 Pacific Omega #44
1999 Pacific Paramount #45
1999 Skybox Premium #127
1999 Topps #164
1999 Topps Chrome #164
1999 Topps Opening Day #90
1999 Topps Stadium Club #74
1999 Upper Deck MVP #37

2000 Fleer Tradition Glossy

2001 Topps

2002 Upper Deck 40 Man

2003 Fleer Hardball

2000 Fleer Focus #56
2000 Fleer Tradition #338
2000 Fleer Tradition Glossy #338
2000 Fleer Ultra #134
2000 Fleer Ultra Gold Medallion #134G
2000 MLB Showdown 1st Edition #078
2000 MLB Showdown Unlimited #078
2000 Pacific #75
2000 Pacific Crown Collection #45
2000 Pacific Prism #25
2000 Pacific Prism Holographic Mirror #25
(068/160)
2000 Skybox #29
2000 Skybox Dominion #145
2000 Topps #135
2000 Topps Finest #159
2000 Topps Stadium Club #119
2000 Topps Stadium Club Chrome #119
2000 Upper Deck #64
2000 Upper Deck Victory #249

2001 Fleer Boston Red Sox 100th Anniversary #7
2001 Fleer Ultra Gold Medallion #220G
2001 Topps #695
2001 Upper Deck Victory #160

2002 Marc S. Levine Mets Photocards #4 (3 x 5)
2002 Topps Traded and Rookies Chrome #T20
2002 Topps Traded and Rookies Chrome Refractor #T20
2002 Upper Deck #175
2002 Upper Deck 40 Man #841

2003 Donruss #394 (pictured on Edgar Renteria's card)
2003 Fleer Hardball #32
2003 Fleer Tradition #283

2006 Choice Binghamton Mets #28

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