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Jim Essian
James Sarkis (Jr.) Essian

Bats Right, Throws Right
Height 6' 2", Weight 195 lb.

MLB Debut September 15, 1973
Final Game September 30, 1984
Born January 2, 1951 in Detroit, MI (age 71)

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 Year Ag Tm  Lg   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   OPS   OPS+   TB   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1976 25 CHA AL   60  172   13   36   5   0   0    9   0   2   17   21  .209  .285  .238  .523    75    41   1   2   0   2   4  
 1977 26 CHA AL  119  323   58   82  18   1   9   53   0   0   48   25  .254  .353  .399  .752   100   129   6   5   0   4   8  
 1978 27 SFN NL  109  293   26   69   9   2   3   26   3   2   47   26  .235  .339  .311  .650    98    91   7   2   0   0   7  
 1979 28 SFN NL   41  121   14   30   4   0   2   11   0   0   19   11  .248  .348  .331  .678    97    40   1   1   1   0   6  
         MLA AL   41  124   20   32   6   0   4   19   0   0    6   11  .258  .290  .403  .693    92    50   3   1   0   0   5  
         TOT      82  245   34   62  10   0   6   30   0   0   25   22  .253  .320  .367  .687          90   4   2   1   0  11 
 1980 29 MLA AL   51  136   14   23   4   0   5   16   0   0   13   11  .169  .242  .309  .550    75    42   8   0   0   0   2  
 1981 30 SEA AL   39   68    6   24   4   0   0    9   0   0    6    6  .353  .400  .412  .812   113    28   2   1   0   0   2  
 1982 31 SEA AL   53  152   18   43   6   0   6   21   1   0   10    9  .283  .382  .441  .823   108    67   0   1   2  15   4  
 1983 32 LAN NL   46   80   11   22   8   0   1   10   0   0   10    7  .275  .348  .412  .760   108    33   0   2   0   0   0  
 1984 33 TOA AL    4    9    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    2    2  .111  .273  .111  .384    52     1   0   0   0   0   0  
         CHA AL   42  102   18   25   4   0   3    8   0   1   20   16  .245  .371  .373  .744   107    38   0   1   0   1   1  
         TOT      46  111   18   26   4   0   3    8   0   1   22   18  .234  .363  .351  .714          39   0   1   0   1   1 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
  9 Seasons      605 1580  198  387  68   3  33  182   4   5  198  145  .245  .334  .354  .689         560  28  16   3  22  39
 Per 600 PA           514   64  126  22   1  11   59   1   2   64   47                                 182   9   5   1   7  13
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
   With CHA      221  597   89  143  27   1  12   70   0   3   85   62  .240  .337  .348  .686         208   7   8   0   7  13
   With SFN      150  414   40   99  13   2   5   37   3   2   66   37  .239  .342  .316  .658         131   8   3   1   0  13
   With MLA       92  260   34   55  10   0   9   35   0   0   19   22  .212  .264  .354  .618          92  11   1   0   0   7
   With SEA       92  220   24   67  10   0   6   30   1   0   16   15  .305  .387  .432  .819          95   2   2   2  15   6
   With LAN       46   80   11   22   8   0   1   10   0   0   10    7  .275  .348  .412  .760          33   0   2   0   0   0
   With TOA        4    9    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    2    2  .111  .273  .111  .384           1   0   0   0   0   0
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 MLB Totals      710 1855  194  453  85   3  33  207   9  13  231  171  .244  .327  .347  .673         643  33  21   3   6  63
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+------+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 Categories in which this player led his league are indicated in red.

Miscellaneous Stats
 Year Ag Tm  Lg  %L  RC  RC/27  AB  PH PHR  PAvg  E   XTC  XTO  XPct  OSB  OCS SBPct  Pos  Defense  Diff Star
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1976 25 CHA AL  71   11   2.2   2   2   0 1.000  10   22   12  .545   24   16  .600  C    3(-1)e9   -84   
 1977 26 CHA AL   8   48   5.0   1   0   0  .000   4   43   31  .721   20   12  .625  C    2(0)e1    -57   
 1978 27 SFN NL  43   33   3.7   8   0   0  .000   6   53   40  .755   67   19  .779  C    2(0)e9     29   
 1979 28 SFN NL   6   13   3.8   3   0   0  .000   4   20   14  .700   31   10  .756  C    2(+2)e4    12   
         MLA AL  71   13   3.5   2   0   0  .000   3   12    6  .500    0    0  .000  C    2(+2)e4    28   
         TOT                     5   0   0  .000   7   32   20  .625   31   10  .756
 1980 29 MLA AL  68   10   2.4   7   1   0  .143   3   26   20  .769   21   13  .618  C    2(0)e9    -74   
 1981 30 SEA AL  14   11   6.2  11   3   0  .273   2    7    4  .571    7    5  .583  C    2(0)e8     89   
 1982 31 SEA AL  81   26   6.3   2   1   0  .500   1   24   20  .833   32   10  .762  C    2(+2)e4   110   
 1983 32 LAN NL  54   12   5.7   3   2   0  .667   1   17   15  .882   25    6  .806  C    3(+1)e5   133   
 1984 33 TOA AL 100    0   1.4   1   0   0  .000   0    2    2 1.000    1    3  .250  C    3(+1)e7  -310   
         CHA AL  84   15   5.3   4   0   0  .000   0    8    8 1.000   18    7  .720  C    3(+1)e7    50   
         TOT                     5   0   0  .000   0   10   10 1.000   19   10  .655
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
  9 Seasons          198   4.2  44   9   0  .205  34  234  172  .735  246  101  .709                   3   0
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 5.6 (Average HOFer ~ 50)
HOF Monitor: Batting - 0.0 (Likely HOFer ~ 100)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G     PO     A     E   DP    FP    GS    Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+-----+------+-----+----+----+-----+-----+-------+------+
 1976 25 CHA AL  C     57   210    21   10    4   .959    46   408.0   5.10
                 3B     2     0     1    0    0  1.000     0     3.0   3.00
 1977 26 CHA AL  C    118   518    29    4    5   .993    92   804.2   6.12
 1978 27 SFN NL  C     94   529    41    5    2   .991    78   733.0   7.00
                 2B     7    21    15    1    6   .973     7    58.0   5.59
 1979 28 TOT     C     35   240    14    4    1   .984    34   297.1   7.69
         SFN NL  LF     1     2     0    0    0  1.000     1     9.0   2.00
                 1B     1     9     1    0    0  1.000     1     8.2  10.38
                 3B     2     0     1    0    0  1.000     0     6.2   1.35
         MLA AL  1B    32   273    25    3   24   .990    32   254.0  10.56
                 3B     7     3    13    0    0  1.000     6    45.0   3.20
                 LF     1     0     0    0    0   .000     0     1.0   0.00
 1980 29 MLA AL  C     46   200    29    3    1   .987    40   373.1   5.52
                 1B     2     5     1    0    1  1.000     0     6.0   9.00
 1981 30 SEA AL  C     24    74     9    2    0   .976    16   149.0   5.01
                 3B     3     2     1    0    1  1.000     0     6.0   4.50
 1982 31 SEA AL  C     49   266    19    1    2   .997    43   399.1   6.42
 1983 32 LAN NL  C     45   205    14    1    3   .995    24   244.1   8.07
 1984 33 TOA AL  C      5    34     6    0    2  1.000     5    44.0   8.18
         CHA AL  C     32   148     8    0    1  1.000    26   225.1   6.23
                 3B     1     0     0    0    0   .000     0     1.0   0.00
+--------------+---+-----+------+-----+----+----+-----+-----+-------+------+
                               CAREER TOTALS BY POSITION
                 C    505  2424   190   30   21   .989   404  3678.1   6.40
                 1B    35   287    27    3   25   .991    33   268.2  10.52
                 3B    15     5    16    0    1  1.000     6    61.2   3.06
                 2B     7    21    15    1    6   .973     7    58.0   5.59
                 LF     2     2     0    0    0  1.000     1    10.0   1.80
+--------------+---+-----+------+-----+----+----+-----+-----+-------+------+


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1976  CHA   60-102  Ben Lea
 1977  CHA  102-60   Ben Lea
 1978  SFN   87-75   Bob Mittleman
 1979  SFN   57-105  Bob Mittleman
 1979  MLA   90-72   Paul Weinberg
 1980  MLA   94-68   Mark Simons
 1981  SEA   94-68   Jeff Tripodi
 1982  SEA   69-93   Jeff Tripodi
 1983  LAN   87-75   Billy Vanson
 1984  TOA   93-69   Alan Boodman
 1984  CHA   69-93   Ben Lea

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