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Jim Piersall
James Anthony Piersall

Bats Right, Throws Right
Height 6' 0", Weight 175 lb.

MLB Debut September 7, 1950
Final Game May 1, 1967
Born November 14, 1929 in Waterbury, CT

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 Year Ag Tm  Lg   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   OPS   TB   SH  SF IBB HBP GDP 
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 1952 22 CHA AL   64  145   19   33   5   0   1   13   3   3   31   31  .228  .367  .283  .650   41   0   0   1   1   3  
         BOA AL   18   19    1    4   1   0   0    1   0   2    0    4  .211  .211  .263  .474    5   0   0   0   0   0  
         TOT      82  164   20   37   6   0   1   14   3   5   31   35  .226  .352  .280  .633   46   0   0   1   1   3 
 1953 23 BOA AL  154  606   65  161  18   8   6   54  17   4   40   76  .266  .312  .351  .663  213  16   8   6   4  11  MVP-24
 1954 24 BOA AL  122  517   68  141  21   2  10   35   3   1   38   49  .273  .325  .379  .704  196   3   2   1   3   9  
 1955 25 BOA AL  140  566  107  178  30   5  27  102  11   3   65   61  .314  .388  .528  .916  299   1   4   4   5  18  MVP-6
 1956 26 BOA AL  154  642   99  184  45   4  12   74   7  14   58   72  .287  .344  .425  .769  273  11   4   1   0  16  MVP-16
 1957 27 BOA AL  154  672   93  178  30   7  21   92  23   5   57   70  .265  .324  .424  .748  285   5   5   2   4  12  MVP-7
 1958 28 BOA AL   75   59   15   14   2   1   2    3   5   3    3    7  .237  .274  .407  .681   24   0   0   0   0   3  
 1959 29 BOA AL   62  139   34   48   8   1   2   24   4   2   18    3  .345  .419  .460  .879   64   0   2   0   1   3  
 1960 30 BOA AL  136  534   85  168  11   7  31   95  13   3   30   39  .315  .349  .536  .884  286   4   4   4   0  15  MVP-6
 1961 31 BOA AL  132  486   70  160  36   7   3   40   4   1   52   40  .329  .395  .451  .845  219  14   2   9   2  19  
 1962 32 CIN NL  161  517   56  141  19   4   5   42   3   1   43   67  .273  .325  .354  .679  183   7   6   0   0   8  
 1963 33 NYN NL   85  248   21   57   1   1   1    7   7   1   13   27  .230  .270  .254  .524   63   1   1   0   1   8  
 1964 34 NYN NL  100  219   40   90  17   0   2   23   5   4   12   28  .411  .442  .516  .958  113  11   0   1   0   5  
 1965 35 NYN NL   63  120   16   39   4   5   5   11   5   6    5   11  .325  .352  .567  .919   68   0   0   2   0   3  
 1966 36 NYN NL    7    6    0    1   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .167  .167  .167  .333    1   0   0   0   0   0  
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 15 Seasons     1627 5495  789 1597 248  52 128  616 110  53  465  586  .291  .346  .425  .771 2333  73  38  31  21 133
 Per 162 games        547   79  159  25   5  13   61  11   5   46   58                          232   7   4   3   2  13
+--------------+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+---+---+---+---+---+
 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
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 1952 22 CHA AL  56   16   3.9  14   2   0  .143   8   38   23  .605    0    0  .000  UT             -64   
         BOA AL  58    0    .8   9   2   0  .222   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  UT            -241   
         TOT                    23   4   0  .174   8   38   23  .605    0    0  .000
 1953 23 BOA AL  34   68   3.8   0   0   0  .000   4   89   78  .876    0    0  .000  OF   2(-1)e5   -20   
 1954 24 BOA AL  31   64   4.4   1   1   0 1.000   5   50   46  .920    0    0  .000  OF   1(0)e6    -28   
 1955 25 BOA AL  32  114   7.5   0   0   0  .000   2   72   72 1.000    0    0  .000  OF   1(-1)e4   124   
 1956 26 BOA AL  24   88   4.8   0   0   0  .000   9   76   73  .961    0    0  .000  OF   1(-1)e4   -30   
 1957 27 BOA AL  19   94   4.9   0   0   0  .000   4   78   77  .987    0    0  .000  OF   1(-1)e4     2   
 1958 28 BOA AL  55    4   2.6   4   1   0  .250   2   11    7  .636   10    1  .909  UT              28   
 1959 29 BOA AL  71   27   7.7   7   1   0  .143   3   14   13  .929    0    0  .000  OF   1(-1)e8   238   
 1960 30 BOA AL  38   95   6.6  10   2   2  .200   2   55   55 1.000    0    0  .000  OF   1(-1)e4   137   
 1961 31 BOA AL  39   84   6.3  12   6   1  .500   4   52   50  .962    0    0  .000  OF   1(-1)e4    25   
 1962 32 CIN NL  24   61   4.2   0   0   0  .000   0   84   84 1.000    0    0  .000  OF   1(0)e1     49   
 1963 33 NYN NL  66   16   2.2   2   1   0  .500   0   42   37  .881    0    0  .000  OF   2(-1)e6   -46   
 1964 34 NYN NL  73   47   8.6  14   8   0  .571   3   23   17  .739    0    0  .000  OF   3(+1)e2   224   
 1965 35 NYN NL  81   19   6.0  17   6   1  .353   2   12    9  .750    0    0  .000  OF   2(+1)e6   212   
 1966 36 NYN NL  33    0    .9   5   1   0  .200   0    0    0  .000    0    0  .000  OF   2(+1)e9  -201   
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+
 15 Seasons          808   5.2  95  31   4  .326  48  696  641  .921   10    1  .909                  39   3
+--------------+---+----+-----+---+---+---+-----+---+----+----+-----+----+----+-----+----+---------+----+----+

HOF Standards: Batting - 22.9 (Average HOFer ~ 50)


Traditional Fielding   (completed seasons only)

 Year Ag Tm  Lg Pos   G    PO    A    E   DP    FP   GS   Inn     RF  
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+
 1952 22 CHA AL  SS   29    41   72    5   13  .958   25  217.1  4.68
                 CF   25    19    1    2    0  .909   11  118.0  1.53
                 LF    5     3    0    0    0 1.000    2   18.0  1.50
                 3B    4     1    0    1    0  .500    0    6.0  1.50
         BOA AL  LF    4     2    0    0    0 1.000    2   17.0  1.06
                 SS    3     0    0    0    0  .000    0    3.1  0.00
                 CF    2     0    0    0    0  .000    0    3.0  0.00
                 3B    1     1    0    0    0 1.000    0    1.0  9.00
 1953 23 BOA AL  CF  154   376   23    4    5  .990  154 1371.2  2.62
 1954 24 BOA AL  RF  104   199    6    5    1  .976  102  904.0  2.04
                 CF   17    32    3    0    0 1.000   17  145.0  2.17
 1955 25 BOA AL  CF  140   365   16    2    2  .995  140 1255.1  2.73  GG
 1956 26 BOA AL  CF  154   435   23    9    2  .981  154 1371.2  3.01  GG
 1957 27 BOA AL  CF  154   397   25    4    1  .991  154 1411.1  2.69  GG
 1958 28 BOA AL  C    11    64    2    2    0  .971   11   91.0  6.53
                 LF   29    23    0    0    0 1.000    0   59.0  3.51
                 RF    6     1    0    0    0 1.000    0   10.1  0.87
                 CF    5     0    0    0    0  .000    0    7.2  0.00
 1959 29 BOA AL  CF   39    84    4    3    1  .967   33  304.2  2.60
                 3B    2     1    1    0    1 1.000    0    3.1  5.40
                 LF    2     0    0    0    0  .000    0    2.0  0.00
 1960 30 BOA AL  CF  128   314   12    2    2  .994  123 1103.1  2.66  GG
 1961 31 BOA AL  CF  119   364   12    4    1  .989  117 1033.1  3.27  GG
 1962 32 CIN NL  CF  160   434   17    0    5 1.000  151 1336.1  3.04  GG
 1963 33 NYN NL  CF   71   173    5    0    0 1.000   66  557.2  2.87
                 LF   14    22    0    0    0 1.000    9   83.2  2.37
 1964 34 NYN NL  CF   58    95    3    3    0  .970   48  419.1  2.10
                 LF   30    13    0    0    0 1.000    1   50.0  2.34
                 RF    1     1    0    0    0 1.000    0    2.1  3.86
 1965 35 NYN NL  CF   24    54    2    1    0  .982   22  193.0  2.61
                 LF   29    10    0    1    0  .909    0   50.2  1.78
                 RF    5     1    0    0    0 1.000    0    7.0  1.29
 1966 36 NYN NL  LF    3     1    0    0    0 1.000    0    5.0  1.80
                 CF    1     0    0    0    0  .000    0    2.0  0.00
+--------------+---+----+-----+----+----+----+-----+----+------+-----+

Postseason Stats   Postseason Register
 Year Round Tm  Opp  W/L   G  AB  R  H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO   BA   OBP   SLG  SB 
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+
 1952 WS    CHA BRN   L    3   4  1  2  1  0  0   1  0  0  .500  .500  .750  0
+------------------+-----+--+---+--+--+--+--+--+---+--+--+-----+-----+-----+--+


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Managers

 Year  Tm    Record  Manager(s)
+----+-----+--------+------------------------------------------------------------+
 1952  CHA  101-53   Robert Rescigno
 1952  BOA   70-84   Rob Tomlinson
 1953  BOA   69-85   Stan Berger
 1954  BOA   64-90   Mike Petersen
 1955  BOA   73-81   Mike Petersen
 1956  BOA   81-73   Mike Petersen
 1957  BOA   78-76   Mike Petersen
 1958  BOA   79-75   Mike Petersen
 1959  BOA   83-71   Mike Petersen
 1960  BOA   59-95   Mike Tomeo, Mike Petersen
 1961  BOA   70-84   Mike Tomeo
 1962  CIN   94-68   Larry Cupp
 1963  NYN   54-108  Steve Dewing, Jon Fellows
 1964  NYN   66-96   Steve Dewing
 1965  NYN   60-102  Steve Dewing
 1966  NYN   62-100  Steve Dewing

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